UCLA vs Stanford...

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  1. Tennis_Crazed

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    Going to be a great match-up. Was able to watch the tennis at UCLA this weekend and the bruins look good!

    who's favored next week? Can either of them stand a chance against UVA?
     
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  2. chrisplchs

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    UCLA has the most talent of any team in college and UCLA tends to play better in the tournament.

    Also, UVA isn't a given to even beat Duke in the round of 16 at Athens were the courts are super slow
     
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  3. Fedace

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    UCLA has been a consistant loser to Stanford over the years especially in critical playoff or NCAA tournament situations. and Stanford loves slower hard courts. so this pretty much puts Stanford in the finals..
     
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    Fedace, is Alex back to #2 or is he #3 behind Thacher?
     
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  5. Tennis_Crazed

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    Stanford did take them down this season, but its going to be a dog-fight nonetheless. Previous post is right in that UCLA does have incredible talent. With the additions of their new recruits next year, they're arguably more power-packed than stanford.
     
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    Alex will be playing #3. that is the plan. but Thacher looked injured today. so we will have to see how he feels.
     
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  7. socaltennnis

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    I think UCLA will beat Stanford at Georgia. Also, UCLA has a blog about their road to the championships at http://uclatennis.wordpress.com/ It's pretty neat.
     
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  8. Fedace

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    Right...they have a Blog so they must win,,,,yes,,,yes..
     
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  9. jaggy

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    I talked with a few coaches at the Big 10 championships and they said UCLA may be the most talented team in America. They just tend to not perform at their talent level. Should be a good match up.
     
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    I actually think, based on last performances, and what I analised that this game will on UCLA┬┤s side.
     
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    UCLA is definately the dark horse to win it all but I'm going to give it 4-3 to the cards in the one
     
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    Stop giving them our line-ups dude.

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    This Fedace quoate was brought to you by Bevis. yes...yes...Heh heh...heh heh...heh..
     
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    Are you certain? I thought it might have been from the other boy.
     
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  15. woodrow1029

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    In fairness to Fedace, the line-ups are all set in writing before the first round of the tournament. There are no surprises.
     
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  16. Puredrivetennis

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    Im pulling for the bruins... its going to be an absolute battle as both teams truly dislike eachother, but its looking like the talent will be too much to deny.. i spoke with brooklyn and he said theyve really been working on patching up the weak spots, particularly in their doubles.. should be a barn burner boys!
     
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    UCLA adds two freshman blue chip recruits to the roster, but graduates Haythem Abid, Matt Brooklyn, and Kallim Stewart. A reasonable prediction would be that UCLA will be almost as good next year as they are this year.
     
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  19. Tennis_Crazed

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    thanks for the link fedace

    wow doubles is close... 5-5 in deciding doubles match...this is going to be critical
     
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  20. jaggy

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    7-6 Stanford on serve
     
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  21. Tennis_Crazed

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    fedace - how did you find the link? can we check live scores for the other matches?

    can't seem to find it on google or the georgia tennis website???
     
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    7-7 now, very close
     
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  23. Kick_It

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    7-7 in deciding doubles match. Can you feel the tension?
     
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  24. jaggy

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    rain delay???
     
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  25. Tennis_Crazed

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    Agreed...very talented team. not sure about most talented, but definitely up there
     
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  26. Tennis_Crazed

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    VERY INTENSE...I wish i was there! how do you know there's a rain delay?

    BTW - anyone know how we can check the live scores for the other matches??
     
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  27. jaggy

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    They are back playing
     
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    They stopped at 15-0 to dry the lines
     
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  30. Tennis_Crazed

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    40-love....
     
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  31. jaggy

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    UCLA holds to love, TB
     
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  32. jaggy

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    Sorry I thought you had the link
     
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  33. Tennis_Crazed

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    easy hold..... intense....tie break for the crucial doubles point
     
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  34. Tennis_Crazed

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    no worries. wow this is exciting... great feed quality..no lag
     
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    Lots of mini breaks, I make it 3-3 at the change around
     
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  36. Tennis_Crazed

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    at 3-1 ucla missed an easy 2nd serve forehand down the line... 4-3 bruins...
     
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  37. Tennis_Crazed

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    was that shot in or out?? 4-4 or 5-3?
     
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  38. jaggy

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    6-3 ucla I think
     
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    looooooooose forehand volley there...
     
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    UCLA takes it, very exciting
     
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    UCLA 1-0...this should be a dogfight!!
     
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    I see Stanford winning 1. 5 and 6 and UCLA probably at 2 and 4.

    Could come down to #3 with Brooklyn vs Clayton.
     
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    very very exciting... always tough to come back after loosing the doubles point, but with 2 top teams like this, anythings very possible
     
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    hmmm.... i think you're right at 1, 2, 4,....but i think ucla will win at #5 as well...
     
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    Looks like UCLA dropped KJ Stewart at 6 which is wise as he has no mental game.
     
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  46. Tennis_Crazed

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    yup you're right.... ive seen maxime guy's name before..not sure about him though. Does thacher ususally play 2?
     
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    There was a suggestion on a thread that Clayton had been moved down so its possible, I dont follow the pac10 much though.
     
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  48. Kick_It

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    UCLA takes 1st set of singles @ 3,4,5; Stanford @1, #6 is 5-5 in 1st, #2 @ 6-5 UCLA in 1st. Are you nervous Fed? Is Destiny on her way?!?
     
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  49. Tennis_Crazed

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    Looks like 4 and 5 are locked in more or less.... going to be an uphill battle for stanford from here out. don't think they'll go down without a fight though!!
     
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    I have been watching # 5, what happened to Wire, he seems to have gone backwards a bit. As a freshman his potential seemed bigger than where he has ended up.
     
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