Verdasco Is Back

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  1. Crisp

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    Verdasco come back from the brink in his second round and found his forehand again. His forehand has not been as steady since the whole Tecni/Dunlop fiasco but we will not se any more switching, he is hitting the forehand with aggression again it's amazing what a little confidence does.
     
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  2. fuzz nation

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    Makes me a believer in the oh-so-fine line these athletes walk. The degree at which that guy unloads on the ball is almost inconceivable to me.
     
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  3. dandelion_smiley

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    I think he has a decent chance of beating Berdych but Djokovic's is too tough for him to handle
     
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  4. The-Champ

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    he definitely has one of the 5 biggest fhs out there.
     
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  5. rovex

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    He faces Federer in the federer in the quarters?

    Anyway, Fer beat djoko 2 times in a row last season.
     
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  6. FeVer

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    I think he meets djokovic first doesn't he?

    Did Dasco play as well as the articles on the AO website are suggesting?

    Really wish I'd seen this match...
     
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  7. rovex

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    FeVer was a mental rock, Nishikori had chances to break but verdasco shut the door on him with either a huge serve on huge forehand. His backhand down the line wasn't missing as it can do on his bad days, his forehand was making Nishikori run a marathon.

    Slightly of the point, but it has always seemed to me verdasco prefers the 3 out of 5 sets format, I think he feels less pressure to do well out of the blocks like he does in 2 out of 3 sets. I always found verdasco to peak in the slams even after poor results in the other events.
     
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  8. arche3

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    Verdasco played like a champion. His forehand was brutal. He was absolutely crushing the ball. It was some caveman sh*t. Unbelievable the amount of pace and angles.
     
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  9. dandelion_smiley

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    4th round Berdych
    QF potentially Djokovic
    SF potentially Federer
    F potentially Nadal/Murray

    that's one hell of a draw;)
     
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  10. bolo

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    This would be one of the great wins of all time. :)
     
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  11. YodaKnowsBest

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    Who says he's gonna win against Berdych:confused: These puppets are not worth a thread. Next
     
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  12. bolo

    bolo G.O.A.T.

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    BTW he never left, just biding time until the AO. :)
     
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  13. bezs

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    Let's see how he does against Berdy first
     
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  14. cknobman

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    No he is not.
     
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  15. Crisp

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    Yes he was absolutely crushing those forehands and serves. And you are right the backhand line was working well also
     
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  16. Buckethead

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    Verdasco is back... destroyed again.:)
     
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  17. Gugafan

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    Verdasco is back on the plane home to Madrid.
     
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  18. Crisp

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    yes he is heading back home...with a suspected broken bone in his foot
     
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