Kooyong, No Rodge

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  1. OddJack

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  2. TheMusicLover

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    Yep, wise decision. No need to waste energy on a meaningless exho just again.
     
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    Are you serious ?? it isn't about wasting energy. it is about sharpening your timing and being on your game before the slam. Practicing on your own just isn't the same. This is a mistake for Roger,,,,, he will be upset in the semis.
     
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    He'll have enough match practice before the semis. He needs to rest, avoid injuries and practice whatever he thinks is off.
     
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  5. TheMusicLover

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    Exactly. 10Charz and free LOLz, too.
     
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  6. Fate Archer

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    This.... but then again, if he makes the semis... he could be hugely surprised by a hot player in the earlier rounds, most likely in the quarters...
     
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  7. TheMusicLover

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    Of course. But playing the Kooyong exho or not won't change anything about the chances of that happening.
     
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  8. Fedace

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    Practice does not equal real match play....
     
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  9. OddJack

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    Do you have any way of contacting him? We should let him know.
     
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  10. TheMusicLover

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    Match play - aka 'practice' for Fedsie - in the first week of the AO, mate. ;)
     
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    How similar was the court in Doha to Melb? Surely if there are some significant differences then it would be beneficial to play.

    O well. I don't expect Fed to have an astonishing year (maybe just 1 slam [poor for Feds standards, lol]) as he has broken the main record and has 2 little off court distractions...!!! His drive must have be slightly effected.
     
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    Maybe you should ask him if he is looking for a coach, o wise Fedace.
     
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  13. jazzyfunkybluesy

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    I guess the Bollocks is not working for him. He doesn't have a prayer at the AO.
     
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  14. Tony48

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    Doesn't matter. He'll get plenty of practice from the usual clowns right up to the semis.
     
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    kooyong is vital...he should've played
     
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    playing against clowns isn't the same as playing against soderling or a djoker
     
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    You know what Kooyoung did to Roger Federer run last year in Australia....
    Also the link talks about Tsonga Wrist Injury....Very sad news!:(
     
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  18. djokovicgonzalez2010

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    not a good idea... davydenko is owning him and he may well play him.
     
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    I don't know..he's playing Kooyong for some years now no?Why change it this year?
     
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    Maybe because Davydenko handed his azz too him Friday. He needs time to mourn the second loss to a guy he has beaten a dozen times.
     
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    lol yeah like he would care for one loss at Doha.His mourning should be over about an hour after the match,when he went home to change diapers to his kids.

    Seriously I don't know if this is a good decision.:/
     
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  22. IvanisevicServe

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    Could be resting his wrist.
     
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    15 slams on ALL surfaces shut the phuck up
     
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    He needs to avoid Nadal, Davy, Del Porto and mono to have a decent run during the aus open...
     
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  25. jazzyfunkybluesy

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    Aw is a ******* mad that he got beat again. Well you can cry with him when he loses at the AO. OK?:)
     
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    Rodge has always done it his way, he likes to play the slams!
    So far, his record isn't too bad!:):)
     
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  28. Ledigs

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    Lol very good one!
     
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    I think his aRm or wrist is injured
     
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  30. Cyan

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    Kooyong winner has never won the AO in the same year, only if your name is AO King Agassi.

    Last time Fed skipped Kooyong he lost in the SF of the AO.
     
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