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. Relinquis

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    Hajek has a strong backhand down the line.
     
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    Predicting Murray will go out early.
     
  3. Nostradamus

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    What is wrong with Picture in Court #20 ? 2nd rate College boy, Rhyne Williams Destroying Florian Mayer ? WOW. Florian is all pro.
     
  4. Rock Strongo

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    Sooooo... Based on the first two return games Raonic is still utterly horrible at returning.
     
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    yeas it would be funny but would the giggling horse face go away ??..she would still be annoying and giggle around after rory mcilroy instead.
     
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    He looks horrible. And I picked him in the sudden death league. Not feeling too good about that pick at the moment.
     
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    The way Raonic raises his leg when hitting wide kickers reminds me of Taylor Dent...
     
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    Murray wins 6-3 6-1 6-3

    So has lisicki won yet? Also what channel is raonic on?
     
  9. Relinquis

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    Milos just saved two break points to hold serve at 2-2.

    Hajek is returning pretty well. Aggressively so.
     
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    Tennic.com has become a sloppy amalgamated mass of numbers and text so I can't actually navigate the website properly or get anything useful out of it.

    When is Tomic playing?
     
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    There we go, Milos winding up his forehand and now a break point.

    Break point vaporised. He does look faster though!
     
  13. Relinquis

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    tomic is tonight at 7pm aussieland time
     
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    I like this interviewer very much.

    He's very sharp and to the point, unlike Courier.

    Gingers still have no souls.
     
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    Lisciki wtf up 3-0 and now down 3-4 .

    Streaky as usual.

    She gets nervous to often and her game has no forgiveness, that's a bad match.

    When Will she be the beast that she is
     
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    What?! lisicki is now down 4-3 from 3-0 up? Choke much? Thankfully my stream is now watching that match!
     
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    Is Hajek playing like a man possessed or is Milos just horrible today or is it a combination of both factors?
     
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    Ugh. Sabine Lisicki doing a meltdown in the 3rd against the Woz. When she was up in the first. Disappointing.
     
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    Milos may be having trouble with the heat. I'm getting the feeling that most who are playing poorly when they should be doing better -- barring injury, like Pico -- may be in that box.
     
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    Epic choke. She's just bashing the ball without any strategy. An UE machine.
     
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    check out court 6 if y'all can

    Kid's still very young, but might be something...
     
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    Sorry but not looking likely...
     
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    Didn't Hajek double bagel Fish at the USO couple years ago before losing in 5?

    He seems like a sleeper kind of player, similar to Rosol.
     
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    LOL Dimitrov would have triple-bageled Hajek if he got to play him instead of on-fire dangerous Bennetteau. Luck of the draw, as they say.

    Does anyone have a link for the Berankis - Stakhovsky match? I want to watch a good match.
     
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    sweeeeeet caroooliiiiiiine...
     
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    Sabine lisicki, Biggest choke of the tournament so far?

    In total control in 1st set, loses 2nd set, up 3-0 in 3rd and loses 6-3
     
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    As always man :cry:
     
  28. Relinquis

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    Hajek has a mean backhand. why don't they teach that in the states?

    on court 6 now... This saville kid looks promising. can he keep it up for the full match?
     
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    And Hajek breaks!
     
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    Woz won't get far in this tourney. She was gifted that match.

    Need to watch a men's match now. That was painful. :)
     
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    Soeda is playing the worst match of his career.
     
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    Milos... My goodness.
     
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    Milos loses the first set
     
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    There is a rumour going round that raonic said to Hajek that he needs to change his game to beat him.
     
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    and then gotten triple bageled by rosol
     
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    change to golf?
     
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    Or just wait for Milos to implode.
     
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    Raonic has the Fed hairstyle thing going as well as the casual walk between points.

    Maybe Raonic is the real GBGOAT?
     
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    Anyone watching the Soeda-Saville match? Soeda about to break back.
     
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    yeah whatever... do you have a link for court 11?:D
     
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    Oh, no.

    *headdesk*
     
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    Milos seems to have gone through the transformation phases of Andy Roddick. He's so passive...
     
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    Soeda has gotten his act together 5-5 now. let's see how Saville will handle the pressure.
     
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    I need azarenka to blow through this chick fast so i can see Pwnerer pwn before i fall asleep.

    or for her to take her top off... i'd settle for either
     
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    By the scoreboard, Berankis has just destroyed Stakhovsky in straight sets, I think I am having a heart attack.
     
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    And I need Williams to pull himself together so I get to say I called at least one upset correctly
     
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    There's the break!
     
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    Watching Duckworth-Mitchell here and enjoying it
     
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    Pretty stunned to see Raonic down 1 set to a player ranked in the 100's.

    He just broke Hajek. Order is being restored. I think he'll steam role his opponent now.
     

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