Ljubicic vs. Calleri - Quarterfinal

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Ljubicic vs. Calleri

Poll closed Mar 30, 2006.
  1. Ljubicic 2-0

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  2. Ljubicic 2-1

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  3. Calleri 2-1

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  4. Calleri 2-0

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  1. Tchocky

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    Ljubicic is 3-0 vs. Calleri. Agustin, a clay court specialist, is playing his best hard court tennis with wins over Moya & Kiefer. Ivan hasn't really been challenged but he is 3-0 against Agustin. I like Ljubicic in 3 but Calleri could pull off the upset. Whoever wins...this match is going to 3 sets.
     
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  2. Rhino

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    Ljubo 6-3, 7-5

    If I keep on predicting, one of these days I might actually correctly pick a scoreline.
     
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  3. mislav

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    Ljubo 6:4 7:5
    Gave one more game to Calleri ;)
     
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  4. oscar_2424

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    Calleri 4/6 7/5 6/4
     
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  5. mislav

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    Infidel! ;)

    BTW, Oscar, are you also active on ScubaBoard? You haven't yet become Instructor, have you?
     
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  6. oscar_2424

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    yeah am in scubaboard sometimes, hopefully i will become an instructor before november
     
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  7. mislav

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    Congrats on that. Are you PADI? I'm still on OW level, probably gonna go up a level or two this summer. What's your name on SB?

    Did you know that Ljubicic is a diver as well? AOW certified I believe. :D
     
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  8. smittysan89

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    Is this the match thats gonna be on ESPN2 tonight?
     
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  9. javier sergio

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    Guys, Calleri isn't really a clay court specialist. He is really confortable playing hard courts as well...
     
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  10. Andres

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    I have real faith in Agustin's chances about this match. Naturally, Ivan is one of the player on better form on this courts, but heh, Agustin is no dirt baller :)

    I say Agustin in 3.
     
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  11. croatian sensation

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    we'll see...a nice intro for the Davis Cup :)
    I voted for Ljubo in 3...although I think he'll win in 2...but Ljubicic is known for complicating things when not necessary.
     
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  12. Tchocky

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    The match is Ivan's to lose. He should win in straight sets. He could choke if the match goes to a 3rd set.
     
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  13. oscar_2424

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    the same as here oscar_2424 and yes am PADI
     
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  14. mislav

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    Thanks, same here. Not many SBers that play tennis...
     
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  15. tennissavy

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    Is this match supposed to be on espn?
     
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  16. Andres

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    7-6 first set, Ljubicic.
    Now they're 2-1, Calleri leading.
     
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  17. JackRabbit

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    And Ljubicic takes it 7-6 6-3.
     
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  18. Andres

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    Ljubicic won 7-6; 6-3.
    Awesome match, great serving, fabulous forehands. Exciting and entertaining ;)
     
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  19. mislav

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    Bravo Ljubo!

    I'd take the name "Ljubicic for number 1" but it's already taken! ;)

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    BTW, I predicted the right amount of games won by each player. Only they decided to distribute them differently. :)
     
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  20. ACE of Hearts

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    Wow, Luby was dealing in this match, he didnt let Calleri even sniff a breakpoint.His first average serve speed was 125 miles per hour.Calleri was at 117, how does Calleri serve harder then Roger.:mad:
     
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  21. diegaa

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    They call him "el gordo" not only becouse he´s chubby... :)

    Too bad for Agustín.
     
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  22. Andres

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    Too bad? He reached QF and played a grueling match against one of the best hardcourters out there.

    I think it's a great result for him! :D
     
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  23. DanEd

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    calleri has a bigger backhand,forehand than federer too ;)
     
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  24. Richie Rich

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    yup, pretty good for a claycourter on the hardcourts. not many north american guys can say the same when they play on clay!!
     
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  25. Gogo Dodo

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    Ljubicic, hands down!
     
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  26. Gogo Dodo

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    Agreed. :)
     
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  27. diegaa

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    I think so too. Too bad that he lost.
     
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  28. Gogo Dodo

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    Yeah!
     
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  29. mislav

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    Well, too bad that he lost - but I'm glad that Ljubo won! :p
     
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  30. croatian sensation

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    Great win..now if he takes down another Argentinian it will be great ;-) I'm keeping my fingers crossed. Anyway...I'm sure it will be an entertaining and exciting match.
     
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  31. equinox

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    I loved Ljubicic's challenge on calleri's ace. They instant replayed the serve and it was long! 2nd serve calleri :D

    Ljubicic said he feels like the 2 player in the world atm.
     
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  32. Andres

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    Keep our fingers crossed, CroSen... that's the best you can do ;)
     
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