Novak Djokovic v Stanislas Wawrinka AO 2013

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Gonzo_style, Jan 19, 2013.

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Winner?

Poll closed Jan 20, 2013.
  1. Djokovic in 3

    22.2%
  2. Djokovic in 4

    11.1%
  3. Djokovic in 5

    11.1%
  4. Waw in 3

    6.3%
  5. Waw in 4

    11.1%
  6. Waw in 5

    22.2%
  7. Djokovic has easy draw

    15.9%
  1. veroniquem

    veroniquem Bionic Poster

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    And Novak offers us another absolute classic. The quality of the tennis was top notch throughout. The post match hug and interview was pure class. Wawa threw everything he had. No matter what happens next round, this was a superb moment of tennis. Pure emotion and that's why I watch this sport. I had taped the match and spent the whole afternoon watching it. A thrilling experience. Thank you guys.
     
  2. paulorenzo

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    i did the exact, same thing. i thought djokovic had in in the bag after the second. i woke up to check the scores to find they were still playing in the fifth.

    i'm hoping to see more guys on tour step up as well.
     
  3. piece

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    The women do this all the time.
     
  4. veroniquem

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    What a beautiful post!
     
  5. Netspirit

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    Yeah, this is definitely the match of the year so far.
     
  6. veroniquem

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    The reason why Wawa didn't challenge is because he had squandered challenges unreasonably at the beginning of the set, so he had only one left. In the end, he has only himself to blame for his decision. There were plenty of challenges during the match, it's normal in such a tight affair where players hit the line. The match went on for quite some time afterwards, so it's not like he didn't have other opportunities if he truly was the better player of the 2 (which he was not, meaning after the 1st set in which Novak seemed asleep, they BOTH played equally amazingly and deserve equal respect. As Djoko said, this match could have gone either way. Kudos to him for telling the truth and shame on the sore losers around here).
     
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  7. BreakPoint

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    Actually, I do it all the time. My backhand is more consistent, has more variety, and can be more powerful than my forehand. And, yes, I use a one-handed backhand.
     
  8. LetsGoRoddick

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    **** that was a great match. I'm glad I stayed up to watch the whole thing. I'm glad Novak won but you gotta feel for Stan. He put it all out there.
     
  9. Bobby Jr

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    I really mean top level male players. I know tons of amateurs and WTA players do it but Wawrinka really shouldn't be. It was leaving him exposed too often.
     
  10. President

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    Maybe that says more about your forehand than your backhand... :oops:
     
  11. CCNM

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    Am I the only person who gets excited during these long rallies? (Is he going to return that ball? Is he? Is he? Yessss!!!) All right Novak!
     
  12. Gonzo_style

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    What's wrong? I just said that Waw accepted defeat better than Federer :-?
     
  13. BreakPoint

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    My forehand is awesome......it's just that my backhand is awesomer. :)

    Besides, it's also easier to chip and charge off of the backhand than it is off of the forehand.
     
  14. Djokodal Fan

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    Stan wins .... HAHAHA.

    The last time checked australianopen.com, it informed me that Djoker had advanced to quarters. All the tennis records say so.

    Which lala land are you living bro? I sure would like to visit and see the people living in denial!
     
  15. Prisoner of Birth

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    Read my signature. Anyone who watched the match knows it's true. Fact.
     
  16. Djokodal Fan

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    Read your signature and do what? Anyone who watched the match knows who won. Its only you who keeps harping WAW would have,could have, probably won with a bunch of IFs.

    If Waw won 6-4 in your lala land, be happy about it and get some sleep. Don't wake up and keep trolling.

    What are the other records you maintain in your fantasy tennis record book? care to share? How many French opens has Fed won? :lol:
     
  17. sportsfan1

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    I believe they said that about Edberg, that he would sometimes run around his FH to hit a BH.
     
  18. Backhanded Compliment

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    He did it all of the time... BTW Edberg and Stan the Man have the same BH grip (Guga too). That particular type of backhand stroke can generate the most ridiculous amount of spin and power and it is very stable. Also it gives the player more options/disguise than a forehand and he likely built his game around it. That is why it is a good idea for him to run around his forehand. It is his goto for good reason.
     
  19. Prisoner of Birth

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    Federer has one French Open. Djokovic has zero. And Wawrinka deserved to win, and he did. And you know it.
     

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