Novak's balls

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  1. powerangle

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    What do you guys think after the AO final this year?! A bit more of Fifty Shades of Murrovic, no?

    I would say Novak's balls were heavier and more penetrating in that first set. He really just laid it in on Andy and was on top for the first set and a half. Andy retaliated in the second but when it was his turn to be on top, he got nervous and allowed Novak to dominate him again. That late game in the second set when up 40-0 on serve was Andy's point of no return really, but again he became restrained and Novak had him on edge both physically and mentally and Andy just could not deliver. For most of the third set, they were going shot-for-shot really, but again during the most critical moments, Andy's balls just sprayed. Novak kept it all together before delivering the finishing blow in the tiebreaker. Poor Andy still can't get that heavy load off his back. The dominant-and-submissive role again played to full completion.
     
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    I laughed out loud
     
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  3. SpinDr.

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    Powerangle, you are the Marquis de Sade of tennis commentary.
     
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    sureshs is the only one here who seems to have seen them :eek:

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  6. stringertom

    stringertom Talk Tennis Guru

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    I have much like for any post that has spray in its text! You would be a hit in the commentary box!!!:p:D
     
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    The Brits do like their tea(bags).:eek:
     
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  8. djokerer

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    What's common between Federer and Jelena?
    They both don't like facing Novaks balls.
     
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    fedr may prefer a smaller caliber but he's firing very live ammo. ndl? Not so much. h2h is 4-0, no?
     
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    This thread is as subtle as Miley Cyrus.
     
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  11. vive le beau jeu !

    vive le beau jeu ! G.O.A.T.

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    how do you know that ?
     
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  12. djokerer

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    You are right. Federer might like it
     
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  13. ivan_the_terrible

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    All puns aside, Nole has been hitting them balls much harder lately (as per AO commentary this year).
     
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    kokkinakis said that shoka's balls are nothing special, he said he didn't feel overpowered etc, but that he can just keep it up for longer. It's a bit like an average ultra marathon runner outrunning the worlds best marathon runner over 200km. Shokavish just bores his opponents into submission.
     
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