SAP Open - San Jose, California - Feb. 7-13

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Love Game, Feb 4, 2011.

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Who will win the Title, the 250 points & the $92,000???

Poll closed Feb 12, 2011.
  1. VERDASCO, Fernando

    16.1%
  2. MONFILS, Gael

    16.1%
  3. QUERREY, Sam

    3.6%
  4. MALISSE, Xavier

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. ISTOMIN, Denis

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    0.0%
  6. BECKER, Benjamin

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  7. HEWITT, Lleyton

    14.3%
  8. NISHIKORI, Kei

    7.1%
  9. unseeded DelPOTRO | unseeded RAONIC

    41.1%
  10. OTHER - Draw in OP

    1.8%
  1. okdude1992

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    blake still has the awesome movement and power he used to. but he's far more erratic, and not as confident as he once was
     
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  2. jamesblakefan#1

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    You answered your own question. ;)
     
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  3. President

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    No but James kept on saying that he was struggling with injury, not form. Of course he was going to be a little rusty, but Levine is awful. Anyway he started playing pretty well when I was watching. What's the score now? Wish he had played the AO...could have added some nice points to finish year in top 30 or so.
     
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  4. Fifth Set

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    Never heard of this Veetle before. Thanks guys. Looks good!

    So does James Blake. Nice to have him back. Great game, great story.

    Don't know about this announcer though!
     
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  5. Love Game

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    yes ... but did those guys ever come back to play in the final after having lost the first round? in an ATP tourny, as you said you wanted to happen? :cool:
     
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  6. Love Game

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    lol ... as soon as i turned on the volume, i heard him talking over and over about monfils, who isnt even in the match this guy is announcing, kept calling him "athletic" ... same thing every announcer ALWAYS says repeatedly about monfils ... but then he called him "Gumby-like" ... which I think is a first! :shock:
     
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  7. Fedace

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    Are they off air ?? they are showing Roddick vs Verdasco ??
     
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  8. Love Game

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    JUST a few minutes until Pistol Pete..

    Monday, February 7, 2011 - 7:00pm

    Pete Sampras (USA) vs. Gael Monfils (FRA)
    In A Featured Exhibition - 1st Time Playing Each Other
     
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  9. Fedace

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    Hey,,, you are talking about the www.Radiotennis.com legend. I thought you guys were big fan of that site.
     
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  10. Fedace

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    WHAT ????????????????????????????????? What is this ?? Pete Sampras playing with Babolat Pure Control GT ?????????????????????????? Sacrilige ????????????????????
     
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  11. kishnabe

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    Donald Young looking to win his first title!
     
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  12. Fedace

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    Is this not looking good for Klahn or what ??? Monfils served 4 aces in a row against Pete .................................OUCH.
     
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  13. jayoub95

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    Raonic is in good form and his serves should give him a strong chance.
     
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  14. Fedace

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    Is Monfils taking it easy ?? Pete is getting away with Serving and Volleying on both 1st and 2nd serves............Weird >????
     
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  15. bezs

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    He can continue searching than.
     
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  16. Fedace

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    I have never seen a REAL High Def LIVE feed over internet before ........this is Weird good...
     
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  17. Fedace

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    Pete just can't return Geal's serve......
     
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  18. Fedace

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    Gael's isn't even trying. he is just clowning around......SAD..
     
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  19. bezs

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    Its an exhibition makes perfect sense for him to clown around.
     
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  20. flyinghippos101

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    Streams are pretty but they do tend to chug alot.
     
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  21. Fedace

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    Never thought i say this, but Pete just isn't hitting the ball hard enough to hurt Monfils at alll...............
     
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  22. Fedace

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    Monfils look confused.....He is saying What ?? this Old guy is Serving and Volleying on me ??? and i can't break his serve ?????????
     
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  23. SoBad

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    Interesting - the long retired arthritic grandpa Sampras doing a pretty good job keeping up with prime Federer "competition". If Sampras and Nadal were born the same year as Federer, Sampras would have probably won at least 18 slams and Nadal at least 20.

    By the way, when are the main draw matches coming on?
     
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  24. flyinghippos101

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    They already went through a few of them earlier today, I believe this exo is rounding out the day's matches. More first round matches tomorrow
     
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  25. Love Game

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    mine keeps pixelating, so i hope they get it fixed for tomorrow, b/c it does look nice when it's working right

    ya for pete's SV :D
     
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  26. Fedace

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    I have Comcast High speed cable internet and it is Perfect. I have never seen Pete's face this clear before.... He has Wrinkles...........:evil:
     
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  27. Love Game

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    there's a regular tournament match after this ...
    but I forget who's playing atm! :p

    wow pete with a delaaaaaaaaayed challenge,
    but it's his backyard, so ................. :)
     
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  28. Love Game

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    just checked ... Hewitt's playing next ... vs. Bjorn Phau :mrgreen:
     
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  29. SoBad

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    Oh thanks for the info - I am surprised they are done with the main draw matches, as it is only 8pm in California? Oh well, I'll try to catch them tomorrow. I am assuming that Sweeting, Istomin, Lacko, Phau, Berankis, and Nishikori all got through their matches today, so there should be something to watch tomorrow.
     
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  30. Fedace

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    Monifils Not serious about this match at all. He is playing like Stephan Edberg. S&V and chipping and charging.....like Crazy..
     
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  31. Love Game

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    fun match so far even tho they do both look a little casual.

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    how bout that? pete breaks, 3-2
     
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  32. Fedace

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    I think Pete's slice is actually better with that Babolat pure control racket...
     
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  33. Fedace

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    He said it again.......Gael is Tennis's Gumby ????????
     
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  34. Fedace

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    LMAO,,,,,,,,He just called Jonas Bjorkman,,,,,,,Borkman....
     
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  35. Love Game

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    lol ......... guy says some strange stuff :lol:

    pete serving to stay in the match 15 all/4-5
     
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  36. flyinghippos101

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    Wait, I wrong. Pheau and Hewitt are playing afterwards. And according to the draw on veetle, sweeting, istomin,lacko,berankis and nishikori have yet to play.
     
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  37. Love Game

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    gael ... sweet, gracious post-match interview, giving pete props ... and making friends in Cali :D
     
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    Sampras played his best tennis of life and still lost! JK

    Monfils should have ruined the party like Verdasco!
     
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  39. Fedace

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    Pete really volleyed well. Surprisingly well. Gael really couldn't get those, he wasn't just giving up on them..
     
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    Yep yep I see that now! I guess Sampras had dinner plans!:D

    Yep I see that now.

    Great, sounds like I haven't missed much of this tournament then~!~
     
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  41. Love Game

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    The umpire for the Sampras exhibition was TTW's own woodrow. :cool:

    Have a look at the "your picture" thread in odds and ends.
     
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    Ha, would never of thought verdasco and Hewitt as a doubles pairing. Most strange indeed.
     
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    I like the announcer, he's funny.
     
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  45. Li Ching Yuen

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    This is my favorite commentator ever.

    According to him, Benjamin Becker is a player that never beats himself, you just have to take it to him. And mind you, Becker is known for being a UE machine and the record holder for most double faults in one game.

    It gets better, he called Ryan Sweeting, a "bomber". Further, he says that he can't imagine players being able to break him. Reminder: Sweeting almost got triple-breadsticked by Nadal at the AO.

    I'm loving this.
     
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  46. flyinghippos101

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    Commentator reeaaalllly looking forward to Raonic
     
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    He is saying Berrankis and saids there are so many different way of saying this Canadian's name. LOL
     
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    The US Open streams are better.
     
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    That was a big old shock. A friend who keeps pretty obsessive current ranking records told me after the AO. I've looked at his profile myself and am still having trouble believing it.

    Vamos Polito!!
     

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