Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by jaggy, Jul 13, 2011.
Here's his chance to get GGL back for that tough 3R loss @RG. Dangerous but doable. DY in 3.
Didn't you say that you hit with Donald? Are you the one that you are referring to?
Donald needs to bounce back after that second set. Never easy on The Donaldwagon!
Nice back hand passing shot to go up 6-4 in the TB
Double by DY up 6-5 in the TB and now GGL is serving up 7-6
DY goes down 8-6 in the TB after the nice comeback from 5-3 down in the 3rd.
why does he choke all the time ? That match point in the tiebreaker was the WORST I have ever seen. he goes for the middle serve which is perfect choice. Garcia looking for out wide one again. but then he goes for it 130 mph and misses by a foot. that serve could have been hit 110 mph and it would have been Service Winner if not ACE
Nothing is easy or ordinary for The Donald, win or lose. It is for this reason we remain so captivated.
ATP site describes a point won by DY with a "Federeresque" smash of a smash that GGL then netted. Does anyone have a video link???
No, I wish.
That was 1 week months ago.
Plus I'm North African not african American
DY gets Kavcic in the 1st and likely Chardy in the 2nd. If he makes it to the 3rd round he'd likely face Stanimal. Not too bad a draw IMO.
Rematch of 2R '11USO with Stan? That would be great if it's as close this time around.
Hope the Donald is psyching up for the U.S. Open! If he can get into the quarters; he has well for 2014! And if he goes to the semis; man - look out world!
I hope he does well but I'm struggling to feel the optimism
Down 5-7, 3-4 to Kavcic. I gotta see this kid play, hearing a lot about him. If he takes DY at a major, that's something.
He was 27 in March, not such a kid.
Hasn't played horribly, but not great either.
Is the Grandstand general admission or do you need tickets just for the grandstand? If you go first week, can you do first-come-first-serve at the grandstand?
I've always wanted to see a match on that court.
That is the best court / view at USO. It is with general ticket.
I hope with the renovations they still give a good court view.
C'mon Donald. Break him now.
Is Donald Injured ??? because that is ONLY reason why he should be 2 sets down to a mediocre college player.
Well that's what we always think isn't it? Donald was supposed to be the next great American. Instead, it's always great disappointment.
GA gets you access...best view is from the ramps to Armstrong IIRC.
You're right, I was thinking of Borna Coric. Similar name.
Bad end to summer
The Donald lost to a player that ranked 93 in the first round of the U.S. Open. Talking about f*cking up; there goes The Donald doing it again. He ranked in the 60s I think or lower. He just off and on; and in the U.S. Open he has been off most of the time! Oh boy; now he has to play like the dickenings just to keep his rankings up so he does not go back to the qualifyings and Challengers tournaments. What a waste of effort!
Indeed a poor loss. He was totally dominating in the beginning of the first set, then just went off the rails.
You need a serious reality update. Don't you know how ambitious the people from former Yugoslavia are, esp against/vs Americans?
Read his bio, to see some personal history:
Began playing tennis aged four...Comes from a family where professional sport runs in the blood...Grandfather, Ludvik, was a great alpine skier in the 1950s and a participant at the 1956 winter Olympic Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo...After ending his pro skiing career Ludvik became very enthusiastic about tennis and inspired Blaz to take up the sport…Mother, Bojana, and father, Aleksander, were also pro skiers…Bojana was a three-time national slalom champion and participated in two alpine-skiing World Championships in 1978 and 1982...Younger sister, Maša, who trains step and showdance, has won numerous national, European and other titles with her dance group...Aged 14, he won the European Masters Tournament in Prato, Italy...Turned professional in 2005...When not traveling and playing tennis, hobbies include playing golf, listening to music and going to the movies...Idol growing up was Pete Sampras for his great serve and volley game...In 2006, played an exhibition match with Stefan Edberg in home town of Ljubljana...
Do you think that a guy like this would be afraid of someone like DY? Esp when he's bigger than him?
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
So, he just went out there and administered him a beatdown. DY reality reset.
Marius, I'm disappointed in you for taking the bait offered on the hook of one of the biggest trolls to ever post on this forum. You cannot be serious, man???:twisted:
He's ranked in the top 50 right now, and he only got to the 2nd rd at the US Open last yr, so he's not losing too many pts from this tourney.
He got to the 3rd rd at the Aussie and French Open this yr, in addition to the semis at Washington. Those wont drop off till next yr.
So, basically, all he has to defend till the end of the yr are the Challenger results from last fall. And whatever tour level wins he might have had.
So he wont be falling out of the top 100 anytime soon. Now if he goes on another 17 match losing streak, thats another story.
He is a journeyman...somewhere between 50 and 150 in the world depending on how well he is playing. Once you get out of the top 30-40 players, the gaps between players is very small. From 50 to 150 is not a huge difference. It should never be a surprise when one player in this range loses to another in this range.
Quoted for making sense and knowledge of competitive tennis!
Very un talk tennis like
The Donald and Nick Monroe lose the first set in dubs
If you need your The Donald fix he is playing mixed on the Grandstand court right now
having a hard times beating a couple of spares does not speak well of future for American tennis.
Very disinterested mxd play for a set and a half.
The club player was serving bombs the first set but Taylor T severely out classed the female on the other side. No chance for the under dogs once his service level dropped and he started to cover too much court. Donald on the other hand just stood around and watched Taylor be pacman at the net.
He might have been mesmerized by all that booty and only snapped out of it the last few games.
DY's singles loss not looking as bad now that the "mediocre college player" has advanced with another straight-set win over a #30 seed Chardy.
Pro Match Results page 1 isn't quite right without this classic on it. Just starting vs Nishikori in Tokyo.
I'm reminded why he annoys me so much. He's got a good -- and incredibly inconsistent -- game. He'd be winning this match if he could just stop the parade of completely unforced errors.
Rain delay at 2-2 30-40 with DY serving.
Gives up the break after the short delay and never breaks back, losing 4-6, 6-7. Close match vs the 2012 champion.
He should take something from that
His shbh flick half volley from the baseline was Federeresque! Check it out on ATP hotshots!
Right now, he has a fair amount of points to defend from his great challenger results last fall. Between now and the end of Australia, his ranking could drop like a stone if he doesn't win matches.
He should. When they played at the AO, Kei destroyed him.
Down and out 1R to Jaziri in straights, 7-5 6-4. Disappointing after playing Nishikori tough in Tokyo. That's The Donald for you.
We need the Donaldson thread and a kozlov thread get on it Stringertom.
Down and out in 1R Stockholm to Leo Mayer in straights.:cry:
Kind of expected that one even if he was playing well
He fought to keep it close...Mayer only converted two of 10 BPs but that was enough with DY not returning much (10%) on Leo's 1st serves.
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