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

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. BECKER, Benjamin

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  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. mel

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    I just got back from the SAP tonight. Caught the tail end of Delpo's match, watched Verdasco's win and then the Monfils 3-setter. Monfils looked to have a couple injuries tonight. In this one long rally near the end of the second set he was playing ridiculous defense and appeared to have twisted his ankle when he was stretched out wide. The injury kept him on the ground for a few minutes. Then in the 3rd he took a medical time out to have his left wrist re-wrapped. I was sitting right behind him actually and could faintly hear his conversation with the medical trainer. A few games in after that he was back to serving 130+mph bombs. Insane. It was a good night of tennis. I managed to get Monfil's autograph too!
     
  2. Li Ching Yuen

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    Holee Sheet

    They got a couple of real commentators. :eek:
     
  3. Love Game

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    so rovex, what's ur fashion feel re: nando's threads this year? personally, i like them, but i'm curious to hear ur views.

    istomin could push Fer to three, but the no. 1 seed should prevail! :)
     
  4. rovex

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    You may have missed this thread LG

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=364191

    Its the greatest of all time. Verdasco rocking the pink + fauxhawk is the mojo. :mrgreen:

    Too bad I can't watch the match (saw the same match up last year in the semis cause it was on earlier - great match), it's on pretty late here in europe.
     
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  5. Love Game

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    yes, I missed it ... thx for the link! :D
    (shhhh ... but I actually like that commercial ... :mrgreen:)

    too bad he and delpo can't both make it to the final, but you might be able to see their semifinal match, since it w/b on saturday (that is, if delpo can put milos away ;))
     
  6. MarcusInKensington

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    Monfils shouldn't have a problem here...


    Which means the clown will probably find a way to lose.
     
  7. bezs

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    The vettle stream is oh so clear but so patchy at the same time.
     
  8. MarcusInKensington

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    Last night mine was struggling with buffering on the HD option, but tonight it's fine so far.

    I quite like the people commentating on it... Not afraid to tell it like it is!
     
  9. Zildite

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    Monfils doing it the hard way coming back from 4-6 in the tiebreak.
    On to Raonic :)
     
  10. MarcusInKensington

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    Monfils tried his best to throw away the 2nd set, but couldn't quite manage it.

    GSM.
     
  11. Buckethead

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    You gotta feel for Smyzcek(???) , He played a really nice match and wound up losing in straights losing a few points here and there.
    That is why analyzing results isn't always fair.
     
  12. forthegame

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    Smyczek deserves more WCs.
     
  13. Fedace

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    Weird ?? IS Monfils injured ?? What was up with all those 30 MPH slice Forehands ?? Never seen those Nerf balls before from a pro. From a 70 Yr old 4.5 player yes..
     
  14. djokovicgonzalez2010

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    OH GOOD, Hewitt has the hat! Always so much better with the hat!
     
  15. Love Game

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    [1] M Knowles (BAH) / M Mertinak (SVK)
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    JM Del Potro (ARG) / S Querrey (USA)


    What are the odds that Juan/Sam will lose this dubs match? :confused:
     
  16. Fedace

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    Delpo is a Awsome doubles player. If he played alot of doubles, he would be #1 in about 6 month...
     
  17. Love Game

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    sam querrey has made so many errors already! :shock:
     
  18. soleil

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    Noooo I didnt get to watch Delpo and Hewitt! Is there any way i can watch it now?
     
  19. Love Game

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    absolutely! check it out! :mrgreen:

    http://veetle.com/sapopen
     
  20. Love Game

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    ANNOUNCEMENT:

    Monfils withdrew due to injury from yesterday.

    So, Raonic has agreed to do an exhibition at his previously scheduled SF time, 1:00 p.m. Local in Calif.

    Raonic will play an exo vs. Karlovic, then they'll have a serving contest after their match! :)


     
  21. Zildite

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    Wow, so Raonic is in the final then?
    Milos missiles vs Karlovic cannons :shock: Should be fun.
     
  22. Love Game

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    He sure is :D
    guess it must be his first ... how fun!

    this dubs match is fun
    one set all
    now goin for the supertiebreak
     
  23. soleil

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    Does Delpo's forehand look somewhat different or is it just me? :???:
     
  24. Love Game

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    somebody asked ken thomas that the other day, and his answer was that it looks the same it did in 2009 ..... otoh, we havent really gotten a good view IMO b/c of the relative lack of on-court cameras so far this week .... hopefully, there w/b more over the weekend.

    anyway, that match had some really fun moments ...
    ... but now Delpo can concentrate on singles! :)

    Knowles/Mertinak d DelPotro/Querrey 46 61 10-7
     
  25. soleil

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    Looks like he has a longer stroke this year. Querrey made alot of errors in that match :evil:
     
  26. ruerooo

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    I ... am conflicted about this.

    I am happy for Milos that he gets to play in his first final.

    I'm not sure it will be an even match though. Whoever his opponent is will have had to play a full-out semifinal.

    (Okay, okay - I'm also a Polito fan who thinks he will get through the semi but is worried about him not getting a fair shake as he will advance to the final with more of a need to recuperate. :evil: )
     
  27. ruerooo

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    Rebroadcast? That would be nice. I was out at an event and I missed it too.
     
  28. egn

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    Raonic could take this one home.....interesting.
     
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    Wrist injury. Out for 1 month. :-?

    This means Raonic is in the final. :)
     
  30. sdont

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    Milos is challenging Dr Ivo on serve :twisted:
     
  31. vernonbc

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    Interesting stats. While your numbers for Milos are technically correct, since his birthday is December 27 you're comparing his rankings to someone who had nearly a year more on tour to accumulate points. Delpo's birthday is Sept 23 so he had a lot more tournaments on Jan 1 on a comparative basis. Regardless, they're both wonderful young players and I only hope Milos does as well as Delpo has. :)
     
  32. Bryan Swartz

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    Yep. Better comparison would be looking at where they were on their birthdays. Such as:

    When turning 17:
    Raonic: 1385
    Delpo: 209

    18 years old:
    Raonic: 915
    Delpo: 106

    19 years old:
    Raonic: 375
    Delpo: 50

    20 years old:
    Raonic: 156
    Delpo: 13

    21 years old:
    Raonic: ???
    Delpo: 5

    Same story of course really.

    Del Potro developed earlier and quicker than most young players do these days.
     
  33. RCizzle65

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    I may be going to the final :D, I wouldn't mind either Del Potro or Verdasco playing the finals, but I wanna see Del Potro
     
  34. Zildite

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    Where can you get one of these shirts :)
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    haha nice pic :)
     
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    Uhhh Ohh,,,Falla and Mellise breaks back and now up 5-4 in the 2nd set.......Trouble ahead.
     
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    TIED 1 set all. Ram Double faults on set point against to Give away the set.
     
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    Stanford and Illini team up to win the Doubles title-- Could be the NEXT #1 team

    INCREDIBLE tiebreaker. LIPSKY and RAM Wins the SAP doubles final. 10 points to 8. Of course, Lipsky serves it out on Match point with serve up the MIDDLE.

    Congratulations. This could be a New Stanford and Illini alliance for the many more years to come.
     
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    Had no idea Xavier was a French open champion.....
     
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    Are those YONEX balls in that Trophy ??
     

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