What are the two best matches that you've seen at the FO?

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  1. BigboyDan

    BigboyDan Semi-Pro

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    Men:

    4th round, Mantilla over Safin 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 11-9

    Rockets out of tennis balls. The last two set were the best two sets offered by the men. Mantilla, receiving in ad court, once returned a kick serve with a two-handed backhand from over his head down the line for a winner.


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    4th round, Myskina over Kuznetsova 1-6, 6-4, 8-6

    Losing the first set really put the preasure on Myskina to steady herself for that loooooong way back - muchos winners for both players.
     
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  2. Truedge

    Truedge New User

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    You mean Safin over Mantilla right?
     
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  3. pound cat

    pound cat G.O.A.T.

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    I think some of the Hanman matches may have been good to watch. Hello ESPN.
     
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  4. ProStaffTour90

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    :lol:

    Just to rub it in, the Henman Llodra match was fantastic, probably more for me and liam rather than anyone else but i reckon it was still pretty tense for the neutrals!!!
     
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  5. BigboyDan

    BigboyDan Semi-Pro

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    Sorry for the typo:

    yes Safin OVER Mantilla.
     
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  6. rafael

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    Moya vs Coria
    Safin vs Nalbaldian

    I didn't get to see any of the Henman matches. I also enjoyed Guga vs Fed, but didn't enjoy seeing fed play so bad.
     
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  7. AndyC

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    Safin V Mantilla was a good one.. but there have been others.

    Kuerten-Nalbandian.. the two Henman 5 setters (esp the one against Llodra).. Coria-Moya (where Coria stepped up a gear in the second set to come back n win that set) but for me the best match so far (and the final is unlikely to top it) has been the Coria-Henman semi.

    Coria may not have played at his best at the start but surely at the end he was playing as good as he could.. and Henman brought his A game too (save for a period through the second and third sets but not his fault entirely as Coria was absolutely making some incredible gets).

    Just watch this clip for a taste of what the match was like.

    http://www.araf72.dsl.pipex.com/Coria.mpg
     
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  8. juu

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    a) Santoro - Clement
    b) Henman - Coria... too bad Henman didn't win :(.
     
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  9. @wright

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    I've only seen 3 matches, due to work and a wedding, so Santoro/Llodra v. Brian/Brian and Gaudio/Hewitt.
     
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  10. Feña14

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    Yeah PST90,

    Henman V Llodra was a beast. That would be my favourite mens match.

    For the women my favourite was my girl Dementieva V Mauresmo. The velocity on her groundies was outstanding and she had to play against the crowd and Amelie. And when she missed a volley she slapped herself silly! what a woman!

    -Liam
     
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  11. Max G.

    Max G. Hall of Fame

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    Santoro/Llodra def. Bryan/Bryan

    and

    Santoro/Llodra def. Bryan/Bryan.
     
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  12. Pushmaster

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    Coria - Henman is the only one that sticks in my mind.
    Safin - Nalbandian to a lesser extent.
     
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  13. Ronaldo

    Ronaldo G.O.A.T.

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    Womens' Final rocked-best matched pair of gams but that serve...............pu
     
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  14. PureCarlosMoyaDrive

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    So far, I haven't seen a single full match, they've all been shortend. But of those, Coria Henman, and Gaudio Hewitt were pretty cool.

    I want to see Moya-Coria so badly, if anyone has a tape, please let me get it. That one point with Moya through the legs and everything I've heard is great.
     
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  15. Feña14

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    I was upset with the womens final.

    My girl Elena lost :cry:

    -Liam
     
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  16. LordRaceR

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    Henman vs Llodra and Henman vs Coria were great matches
    Safin vs Mantila was great to!

    Shame that Henman and Safin did not make it to the finals. That will be really cool match!
     
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