The Official Australian Open 2013 thread

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by joeri888, Nov 5, 2012.

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Who will win the first Slam of 2013?

  1. Novak Djokovic

    36.4%
  2. Roger Federer

    31.0%
  3. Andy Murray

    16.3%
  4. Rafael Nadal

    6.2%
  5. David Ferrer

    1.6%
  6. Thomas Berdych

    1.6%
  7. Juan Martin Del Potro

    3.1%
  8. Jo Wilfried Tsonga

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Janko Tipsarevic

    1.6%
  10. Someone else

    2.3%
  1. jaggy

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    Johnson pumped after that
     
  2. Terenigma

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    Well congrats to steve johnson for taking it to 5sets but can we get back to verdasco and goffin please? Thanks.
     
  3. Ace of Aces

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    Hurray for Johnny tennis, 2 sets all.
     
  4. Tammo

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    This guy has sooooo much guts, that dropshot...
     
  5. TopDawg

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    Almugro isn't looking too great - this is Johnson's to lose.
     
  6. Nostradamus

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    what what happened to Dimitrov ?
     
  7. President

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    Johnson has so much heart, I think he'll make it to top 20 at some point. Taking it to Almugro, just close it out now!
     
  8. axel89

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    rodsmooth, johnson is a player than can be top 20 even if he loses this has to prove it to you
     
  9. TheF1Bob

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    Oh Long Johnson doing pretty well I see. :)
     
  10. Relinquis

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    Great tie break performance by Johnson.
     
  11. kishnabe

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    The moment I go to watch Verdasco he doubledascoes.
     
  12. MindoverMatter

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    Goffin up a break
     
  13. romeo8880

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    lol...you don't wanna know.
     
  14. Terenigma

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    Overhype happened.
     
  15. Nostradamus

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    Harrison disappointing AGAIN
     
  16. kishnabe

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    ROFL.....that cat is jokes.
     
  17. Rock Strongo

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    Why isn't there a stream that works for the phone?
     
  18. fundrazer

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    Nice! Goffin serving at 5-3 against Verdasco.
     
  19. romeo8880

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    Yes because he lost :evil:
     
  20. rafafan20

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    Almagro is el pajaro... he is wearing canary yellow and looks like a bird.
     
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    Now I'm depressed. :(
     
  22. kishnabe

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    2-1 h2h Dimitrov over Benneteau before the match.

    Benneteau is a solid player....Dimitrov was no the favorite.
     
  23. axel89

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    1 saved 2 more
     
  24. RodSmooth

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    Sure he could be ranked top 20 in this day in age i admit now...he'll never be the 20th best player in any age though.

    But I called the 5 setter because Almagro is always doing this.

    Almagro is just like dolgopolov, monfils, gulbis etc.

    They can loose to anyone they are streaky and tend to lose to lesser players all the time. But they can beat the best to.
     
  25. axel89

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    thank you i thought i was the only one that though dimitrov was not the favorite he's seeded 31
     
  26. kishnabe

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    Goffin kit looks real nice...and his forehand is nice and flashy.
     
  27. axel89

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    what the hell johnson @_@
     
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    h4h4, media hype machine too strong.
     
  29. romeo8880

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    Actually guys, with the betting odds Dimitrov WAS indeed the favorite! He was like -150 or something. Close odds though.
     
  30. Terenigma

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    Goffin makes it 1-1, didnt see that coming... Is verdasco going to implode again? Might just take this oppertunity to go watch mighty Steve
     
  31. kishnabe

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    Goffin my fav youngster now. Sort of like a mini Safin.
     
  32. axel89

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    not going good with steve he seems gassed 1-0 break up almagro 30-15
     
  33. axel89

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    break point johnson!
     
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    2pm here, and I've seen 2 games of a mens match. Yeah, alright.
     
  35. kishnabe

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    Almagro Johnson is an epic joy to watch.
     
  36. Terenigma

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    I just watched him break back then came back to the forum to refresh the page and read this, we must never doubt mighty steve!
     
  37. RodSmooth

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    God what the hell is up with posters making dumb comparisons.

    First baby fed.... Now comparing goffin to safin.

    No offense to you but that is just a bad comparison
     
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    This match is awesome to watch.
     
  39. axel89

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    15-30 the only thing keeping steve in this match right now is his 1st serve
    insane return by nico and break back to almagro 2-1
     
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    I can't be bothered turning my computer back on, yet I want to see the match. Any stream that works on a phone too?
     
  41. roundiesee

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    Very disappointing re Dimitrov's loss, after such a good showing at Brisbane. Anyone knows if there was an injury? He lost first round in Sydney as well.
     
  42. MindoverMatter

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    not really...he lost his last two service games
     
  43. TheF1Bob

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    Guys just making comparisons man, no biggie. 8)
     
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  44. President

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    Johnson forgot how to serve.
     
  45. Terenigma

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    Then once again i go back and watch him get broken again >.< Im gonna rename him Random Steve. I really do hope he breaks again tho, i want a big seed to drop out early.

    Seems like my stream doesnt wanna watch verdasco vs goffin anymore anyways
     
  46. kishnabe

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    I know someone would think it is stupid. Goffin has supple power....and his shots look flat.

    The first person who reminds me of that is Safin.
     
  47. MindoverMatter

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    I would just call it a lack of experience. He's only 21 and I think that was his first final
     
  48. Relinquis

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    how much more does grigor have to lose before people stop calling him "baby fed"?
     
  49. TopDawg

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    Nice overhead there by Mug
     
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    I see what your saying.
     

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