Novaks brutal Paris draw

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  1. Achilles82

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    Raonic, Del Potro, Tsonga, Federer or Murray.


    Wow... Now that's a tough draw!
     
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  2. tennis_pro

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    His only threat - Murray - is in Federer's half.

    Just get out of here, he won't lose a set before the final.
     
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  3. Towser83

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    Waiting for clarky to say its a cake draw and he won't lose a single set lol.

    Its tough but ay least he avoided Murray in his half. fed has to play Murray in a semi again..

    Would prefer fed or delpo to win this.
     
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  4. batz

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    She's already posted elsewhere that it's a 'twinkie' - which I thought was quite amusing.
     
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  5. Clarky21

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    Oh,please. ******* got the best Twinkie draw straight from the Hostess factory he could have asked for. Just who there is going to trouble him in the slightest? Your explanation of this should be quite amusing. :lol:
     
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  6. PrinceMoron

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    How many of those will actually make it onto the court? Three?
     
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    That is a nasty draw.
     
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  8. Ms Nadal

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    Djokovic will be just fine. It won't bother me if he goes out early! :twisted:
     
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  9. BrooklynNY

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    He will still make it through, it's just not going to be as easy as an effort.
     
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    Could have been much worse, he didn't draw Murray. Plus, neither Murray's draw nor Federer's look like a walk in the park.
     
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  11. chrischris

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    Me neither to be honest. i like Nole but i prefer Roger.
     
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  12. Ms Nadal

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    I am just not that bothered with Djokovic. i don't care what happens to him! :twisted:.
     
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    I smell a breakthru for Milos

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  14. Ms Nadal

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    We will see how Raonic fairs. He needs to make an impression now. I see that he has been Federised with that hair cut and bandana! Please! Have a style of your own, mate!
     
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    Wht should he do, a Hewitt hat?
     
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  16. Ms Nadal

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    Raonic should have kept the plain hair with no head accessory as he had previously. I don't see why he has to wear a bandana.
     
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    Montreal 2009:

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    only threat is Roger-Andy in F, Delpo will be tired after Vienna-BAsel run + he won´t beat Nole on HC if he is not at his best and well he won´t. Tsonga is lately Novak´s pigeon, he won´t beat him, Milos... no way. If Nole wants to win Paris he will make F for sure, but we will see who from top guys will tank this and so on.
     
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  19. PeteD

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    Milos has made tremendous hair progress. For example, he is not doing this to himself any more:

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  20. Ms Nadal

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    Raonic has had a lot of styles. I think he will stay with the Federer style now. We shall see.
     
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  21. Towser83

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    Yeah but you'd say that whoever he had to play right? What WOULD be a tough draw?

    and what's your definition of "trouble him in the slightest"? Tsonga having match points in RG, Murray having 5 match points in Shanghai, Fed beating him 6-0 7-6, all were cases of no one troubling him in the slightest :lol:
     
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    Clarky, imagine ******* with this hair style. I'm drooling right now :).
     
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    You'll see when he skates through his draw like Brian Boitano. :lol: He's already won the title as far as I'm concerned.
     
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  24. Towser83

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    Well you thought that about IW, MC, Rome, Madrid, Wimbledon, The Olympics, Cinci, US Open..

    and you didn't answer either of my questions. Stumped you there my dear clarky? :lol:

    What WOULD be a tough draw for Djokovic, and what would constitute troubling him in the slightest?
     
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  25. TheFifthSet

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    If that's a cakewalk draw, what would a tough draw look like? Actually.
     
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    I hope you're right! Since I missed his amazing year last year, I think I deserve to see him win more.
     
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  27. Clarky21

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    I don't. Lol.
     
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  28. Tony48

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    When is Clarky going to be banned? This is BULLZILLA/NSK-level trolling at this point.
     
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  29. TheFifthSet

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    I'll quote this again lol. Wondering what a tough draw is if this isn't it. Raonic, Tsonga, Delpo, Fed or Murray. What's tougher than that?
     
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  30. Gonzo_style

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    Match with Raonic sooner or later had to happen, Milos has already played several times against Murray, Federer and Nadal!

    Btw Tsonga and JMDP look tired, may one of them pull from Paris!
     
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  31. Gonzo_style

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    Clarky21 thinks that any draw is not difficult for Djokovic! :)

    He might played his first match against Querrey, thats not gonna be easy for Novak!
     
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    :lol:


    10Querreyisawalkoverforcvaculas
     
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  33. Towser83

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    Clarky still dodging the question.. :lol:
     
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  34. TheFifthSet

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    Querrey is a top 20 player and has won 7 tournaments, one of them beating Murray in the final. He took a set over Djokovic on clay. Raonic is a top 15-20 player who just beat Murray. Tsonga has beat Djokovic on many occasions, and came close to beating him other times. Delpo is a top 10 player. Federer or Murray, well no point talking about their credentials.

    How in the world is that an easy draw? Stop being so abrasive lol. And ******* isn't his name, nor is it clever. You just keep saying it, over and over again, like some kind of headless chicken (it's an expression, I'm not insulting you).
     
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  35. merwy

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    oh come ON! Are you kidding me?? Federer's draw is more difficult.

    Federer could face Simon in his first match, you know he doesn't like playing him. After that is Nishikori. Okay, I know Federer usually doesn't have any trouble with him but Nishikori is getting better and better and has beaten some top players.
    After that BERDYCH! Do I even need to add something to that? Oh and then there is Murray, who is playing the best tennis of his life and just beat Federer at Shanghai and if he manages to go through all of that (which he probably won't) he can play Djokovic in the final.

    So stop whining, Djokovic barely has a threat in his side of the draw, maybe Del Potro but I can't imagine him beating Djokovic at the moment.
     
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  36. TheFifthSet

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    Both have tough draws, and neither have cakewalks.

    And Tsonga indoors is a big threat to Djokovic.
     
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  37. Clarky21

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    Word.


    10words
     
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    Tsonga could spoil the party. Here's hoping he does.
     
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  39. TheFifthSet

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    Not really. They both have tough draws.

     
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  40. Towser83

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    So what would be a tough draw for Djokovic and what constitutes someone troubling hi in the slightest?
     
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  41. Gonzo_style

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    Tsonga has a very bad schedule, playing six weeks in a row, that's crazy!
     
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  42. RAFA2005RG

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    I remember that match. Raonic was broken in both sets, and could never break the Nadal serve. Same as his other match vs Nadal. Both were on hardcourt, and both were easy wins for Nadal.
     
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  43. albatros_forehand

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    Exactly. Fed,s draw seems much more difficult and I don't expect him to get to the finals after tiring Basel tournament (3 tough sets to beat Belu on HC-wtf?). Expect Nishikori to dispatch him.
     
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  44. Gonzo_style

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    We'll see next time when they plays, Raonic has improved!
     
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  45. Tony48

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    Brutal for Novak? Nah. It's tough, no doubt....but not "brutal". He's still the favorite against all of his opponents.

    Fed has a tougher draw. I would be shocked if Fed managed to beat Berdych and Murray back-to-back.
     
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  46. Rhino

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    It would be a nice twist in the race if Milos could pull off the upset here. Still, it's doubtful.
     
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    If he could do it he would gain a new fan in me.
     
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  48. Gonzo_style

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    Why, I wonder...:)
     
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    I've made it perfectly clear on here why,so I am sure everyone knows. Lol. But don't worry because Milos isn't good enough to beat *******,and won't even take a set.
     
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  50. Gonzo_style

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    They never played before, we'll see!
     
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