Tomic Defeats Djokovic

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  1. reaper

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    Tomic strikes me as a guy with tremendous "feel". Good touch, changes the pace of the ball and has tactical nous. He also normally doesn't usually suffer from nerves during a match. His humiliating second half of 2012 might be the making of him.
     
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  2. Prisoner of Birth

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    Correction. Nobody but NSK.
     
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  3. veroniquem

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    I don't understand that fuss about Djoko/Tomic at Wimbledon. Didn't Tomic lose in 4 sets? without TBs? It's not like Tomic had match points or anything... Reminds me of the Rafa/Fed spin at RG. "Fed was close!" er, no, he wasn't. Not even as close as Isner.
     
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  4. Arize

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    Tomic's game is so bad looking and I don't understand how people enjoy watching him. The guy looks like a 3.5 pusher on TV and I can't help it but argue and rage when I watch him play tennis. I didn't watch the match with Djokovic but i'm almost 100% sure Djokovic was jet-lagged or basically sleeping during the match.
     
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  5. diggler

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    Djokovic won 3 of his 4 singles in the Hopman Cup including the final. Why would he tank in just this match?

    I agree that Joker was not at 100% and it is not a slam, but to say this is nothing is a bit unfair.

    I think Tomic has made changes. In his interview he said the changes are mental, but I think there are technical improvements. The forehand has more topspin and more power. The serve has more power and he has improved fitness.

    I think Tomic could make top 10. Not necessarily this year, but one day.
     
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    If he can solve certain attitude issues, he should be top 5 material.
     
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  7. RAFA2005RG

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    Tomic is a more talented (but less athletic) version of Murray. I don't think Tomic will have a career as great as Nadal/Federer, but he will win around 10 slams.
     
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  9. wy2sl0

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    lolololol don't feed the trolls. The guy is a one slam wonder at best.
     
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  10. Kilco

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    I enjoyed that tremendously, thank you!
     
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  11. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    you guys crack me up Djoko smashes Verdasco, Haas and Seppi, they win the final, but he was miraculously jet lagged and not really trying for his, ahem, second match of the event..

    if it had been Raonic you would have been hailing him as the next G.O.A.T.
     
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  12. TheNatural

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    Djoko was lucky that this match wasn't at the AO. Joko played a solid match but Tomic was in the zone.
     
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  13. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    agreed

    nice to see Tomic bring the form into an actual ATP match, took out the OZ number 1 (no, really) Matosevic really easily...
     
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  14. batz

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    This is where you guys are getting a bit carried away. There is no correlation between what happens in the Hopman Cup and the likely outcome if those players meet at the AO. It was an exho. It means the square root of feck all. It was a great night out for everybody but Tomic could have won 2 golden sets and it would still mean feck all.
     
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    It could be Tomic vs Dimitrov in the final of OZ open.
     
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    Did you see Dimitrov play today? Doubt it.
     
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    it was 42 degrees Celsius in Sydney today... Tale his result with a bar of soap...

    It is still 35 at 11:30pm...
     
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  18. slickerthansleek

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    I know mate, I was sitting on the sidelines, it was bloody hot. It's 3am and it's still over 30. :\
     
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  19. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    all I said was I agreed Tomic was in the zone and it was nice to see him play well in an actual ATP match.

    Djoko beat everyone else at teh Hopman Cup in a canter, remember.. Ther is zero reason to imagine he somehow didn't try as hard against Tomic.

    In fact, that would be a pretty stupid thing to do, last thing you want the young guys to have is belief!

    be interesting to see how Tomic goes againt Mayer on a HC after losing so badly to him in DC (although Tomic at least won one of his singles in that tie, unlike Hewitt)
     
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  20. batz

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    You agreed with the guy who said Nole was lucky the match wasn't at the AO! :)

    Will be really interesting to see how he goes v Mayer - isn't he 0-3 against him?
     
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  21. Kilco

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    Have a cheeky bet on him to win 2 sets to love against Mayer!
     
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  22. Timbo's hopeless slice

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    well, Nole was lucky it wasn't, if you take the statement at face value! :)

    ye, I dunno, I don't think the H2H is that relevant at such a young age, Rafter is 3 - 0 againt Federer, for example...
     
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