Rafa wins Roland Garros 09 without losing a set again?

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Number of sets Nadal will lose at Roland Garros 09.

Poll closed May 23, 2009.
  1. 0 sets

    12.5%
  2. 1 set

    7.5%
  3. 2 sets

    13.8%
  4. 3 sets

    20.0%
  5. 4 sets

    13.8%
  6. 5 sets

    12.5%
  7. 6 sets

    3.8%
  8. 7 sets

    2.5%
  9. 8 sets

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 9 or more sets

    13.8%
  1. TheNatural

    TheNatural Legend

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    Can anyone challenge for a set or will it be a repeat of 08?

    Vote in the poll

    Betting ODDS:
    Nadal WILL lose a set 1.22
    Nadal WILL NOT lose a set 4.00

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  2. NamRanger

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    Doubt it. He'll play either Djokovic or Federer, and lately he's been playing not so well. He'll probably lose a few sets along the way.
     
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  3. TheNatural

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    I'm surprised I'm the only one that voted 0 sets lost.
     
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  4. Blade0324

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    I had to go with one set. It's a long tourney so I'm giving some credit to the rest of the field.
     
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  5. LeftySpin

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    I said two, I can see a SF 4 setter, final 4 setter, or a 5 set final
     
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  6. mzzmuaa

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    1 in SF
    3 in F
     
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  7. woodrow1029

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    3 in the same match at some point.
     
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  8. cknobman

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    I chose 2 (guarantee if he faces Djoker)

    Reasoning:
    Rafa has yet to beat Djoker in straight sets this year on clay so Im giving 1 set to Djoker here.
    Roger will likely make it to the finals and while I dont think he will win I do think hell take a set off Rafa this year.
     
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  9. Winners or Errors

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    I went with four. One prior to the semifinals, and then three either in the semifinal or final, where he will be dethroned.
     
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  10. veroniquem

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    Rafa has beaten Djoko in straight sets in the Rome final.
     
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  11. CocaCola

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    3 from Djoker in SF or F.
     
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  12. Dutch-Guy

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    2 sets in semis if he meets Djokovic.
    1 set in the finals if he meets ExFed.
    So he'll lose 3 sets.
     
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  13. cknobman

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    my bad your right Djoker only managed a tiebreaker that match. But the other 3 this year Djoker has gotten a set off him.
     
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  14. jamesblakefan#1

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    Wow, Nadal udderly dominated last yr. Just look at how many bagels and breadsticks he put up. I say it's gonna be pretty hard to match that. 1 b4 semis, 1 in semis, 1 in finals.
     
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  15. veroniquem

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    The other 3? Did you mean the other 2?
     
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  16. bolo

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    I am going with 1 set lost. Either djokovic, murray or federer.
     
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  17. cknobman

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    nope three Djoker lost to Nadal in 3 on clay in the Davis Cup this year.
     
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  18. egn

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    Davis CUp is best of 5.....so Djoker failed to take a set there.

    I said 4 though. I figure he might lose 1 in the early rounds, I also see if in worst scenario he lines up Del Potro, Djoker, Fed he loses 1 to each. Though I think Djoker could push him to 5 this year. Fed maybe to 5 if he works really hard but bets are on Fed only able to go 4 sets with Nadal on clay we will see though. I think the French Open might be a tad bit more interesting than originally perceived.
     
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  19. Pwned

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    5 sets .
     
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  20. cknobman

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    Damnit I keep forgetting davis cup is 5
     
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  21. ksbh

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    I voted 1. He'll lose a set to Federer in the final.
     
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  22. TheNatural

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    if you bet $1000 on Nadal losing at least 1 set all tournament you can win $200.:shock:
     
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  23. fanofed

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    Its possible he loses a set or two(or three), but only against Fed and Nole and if Verdasco zones maybe. I think this year will be less one sided then the years before.
     
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  24. All-rounder

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    He will lose 2 or 3 sets between federer or djokovic if they meet
     
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  25. Leublu tennis

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    Yah, I picked 6 because three of those will go to Djokovic.
     
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