Verdasco vs Anderson (3rd rd)

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  1. Gugafan

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    Fernando takes the 1st set 6-4....Fh up the line is looking lethal and physically looks in good shape....He has beaten Murray at Melbourne and that epic 5 setter against Nadal at his peak. I think the courts suit his game well.
     
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  2. Ginger ninja

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    Unfortunately a mental midget.
     
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    He seems to be a lot more relaxed without the shadow of Rafa. Not as neurotic as usual.

    OTOH, does the match feel like a bunch of ball-bashing on both sides to anybody else?
     
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  4. romeo8880

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    Mental meltdown time for Verdasco? He got a "coaching warning" from the chair umpire. Seems angry and flustered now. This is when Fernando usually packs it in lol.
     
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  5. Nostradamus

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    Nando got Point penalty now. he got his 2nd warning
     
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    Meltdown may be imminent, then.
     
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    Couple of sizzling fh's from Verdasco 3-2 on serve in the third....
     
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  8. Gugafan

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    Wow Verdasco is smoking the ball on the big points!...No sign of choking...Takes the third 6-4...Best I have seen him play for some time.
     
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  9. romeo8880

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    Yea, he has played extremely well so far this tournament.
     
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    And we are going to distance.
     
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    And Nando breaks when Anderson was serving for the Fourth!
     
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    I got that feeling about Tobasco this tourney...
     
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    He had the mini-break but give it back.
     
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    And now Anderson up a mini-break.
     
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    Fernando had the court open!
     
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    Verdasco choked in that tie-break. I doubt he will recover, Anderson should take it in the fifth.

    Also, Verdasco has been serving poorly (for his standards) the entire match.
     
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    he threw away that breaker didnt he wtf was the forehand at 3-1 up
     
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  18. augustobt

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    I sense the chocking.
     
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    Anderson holding easily in the fifth.
     
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  20. PhrygianDominant

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    Samuraisauce is keeping it cool this game, let's hope he gets it together
     
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  21. augustobt

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    He served up a mini-break in the tie-break, after being down 3-5 in the set... the "typical Fernando Verdasco meltdown" is almost showing up.
     
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    Anderson up 3-2... break incoming.
     
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    15-40, two breaks for mr. Anderson.
     
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    Broken!

    I knew it.
     
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  25. PhrygianDominant

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    well, I like Andersen too...
     
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    Anderson is hitting the ball so well from what I've seen
     
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  27. romeo8880

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    Embarrassing loss for Verdasco. Another one added to the list of a once promising career.
     
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    wow what a choke. dammit, knew i shouldn't have picked fiasco
     
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  29. augustobt

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    Never pick verdasco. Even if you're 100% that he will win it.
     
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  30. Bhagi Katbamna

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    It wasn't really a choke. Mr. Anderson really took it to him.
     
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    What? Verdasco was up a mini-break. Then he lost the 4th set in a point that the court was fully opened and Anderson was already walking. If that isn't choke...
     
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  32. forzamilan90

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    Wtf he lost????? Nooooooooo
     
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    The Verdasco bandwagon was starting to regain some momentum lately. Looks like it crashed hard.
     
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    I am so sad. :(
     
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  35. Bhagi Katbamna

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    He lost two other sets where Mr. Anderson was just knocking the fuzz off of the ball.
     
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  36. Gugafan

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    Verdasco was in control at 2 sets to 1...He was controlling points with his forehand.. He's just one of them players whos great when on, but below average when slightly off the pace.
     
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    Let's reset the old saying: "death, taxes, and Fernando Verdasco finding a way to not win matches."
     
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  38. veroniquem

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    Anderson played a fantastic match.
     
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  39. jaggy

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    Which fiasco shows up?
     
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