Which Men's Quarterfinal Are You Looking Forward To?

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Best Quarter Matchup

  1. Federer vs. Cilic/Soderling

    16 vote(s)
    42.1%
  2. Murray/Berdych vs. Youzhny/Tsonga

    6 vote(s)
    15.8%
  3. Roddick/Ferrer vs. Djokovic

    15 vote(s)
    39.5%
  4. Verdasco/Gonzalez vs. Nadal

    15 vote(s)
    39.5%
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  1. Walenty

    Walenty Professional

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    So, after looking through these forums for a while now I finally decided to become a member. :) My first question for you guys is: What potential quarter matchup are you looking forward to/do you think will be the best?

    Federer vs. Cilic/Soderling: This repeat final would be my pick. Although Fed gives Soderling headaches to say the least, both of them have major points to defend, and it gives Soderling a chance to finally prove he belongs with the elite. This is all assuming Sod gets past Cilic, who hasn't been playing his best.

    Murray/Berdych vs. Youzhny/Tsonga: Hopefully Murray and Tsonga will make the quarters, as neither of their first rounders were exactly impressive. (Especially Murray, who in essence pretty much lost to Gasquet in my book). For that reason I threw up the Bird and Youzhny for longshots.

    Roddick/Ferrer vs. Djokovic: Roddick couldn't get by Monfils in the round of 16 last year, though he has improved since then. I would venture to say this will be a Ferrer-Djoker quarter.

    Verdasco/Gonzalez vs. Nadal: I just hope this ends up being Gonzalez-Nadal quarter, else Almagro or Verdasco just ends up bending over to Nadal. Pretty safe bet Nadal will win regardless.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. joeri888

    joeri888 G.O.A.T.

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    None really. This tournament is gonna get more boring as things progress. Federer and Nadal seem to have little competition.
     
  3. Cyan

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    Serena vs Henin.


    WTA >> ATP
     
  4. Gulbis vs. Feddy
     
  5. Walenty

    Walenty Professional

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    I see your point, the loss of Davy and JMDP, not to mention Gulbis definitely hurts this slam. Not to mention the disparity between Fed-Nadal and everyone else.
     
  6. Walenty

    Walenty Professional

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    If only....If only :)
     
  7. zagor

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    Was looking forward to Gulbis-Fed but now that is no longer an option,I don't really know.Verdasco-Novak maybe? I still think Novak will take him out in a best of five despite the fact that Nando got the better of him last few times they played.
     
  8. TheDLink

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    roddick vs. djokovic
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    gonzalez vs. nadal
     
  9. Telepatic

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    I believe you thought Ferrer-Novak since Verdasco is in Nadal's quarter..^^
    I think Fed-Soderling could be interesting but Fed still winning it in 3, not really much competition on clay these days..
     
  10. billnepill

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    Ferrer vs Djokovic

    It will be a nice match since Ferrer has had a good clay season so far.
    Also I'm looking forward to some big upset to make the tournament more exciting.
     
  11. RoddickAce

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    Berdych vs. Tsonga would be pretty nice. Tons of big hitting. I don't think they've faced each other recently, or ever actually, on a big stage.
     
  12. Walenty

    Walenty Professional

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    Yeah if Ferrer plays like he did at Rome this year he will give Djoker a run for his money, and Novak will have to prove he's the current number three on clay.

    Interestingly enough, neither murray/berdych nor youzhny/tsonga have played each other on clay before, even before the quarters.
     
  13. Feña14

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    I think Djokovic v Ferrer and Murray v Tsonga look like being the closer/better of the matches.

    The clash of styles between Tsonga and Murray would be something i'd like to see personally.
     
  14. statto

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    The one I'd be most interested in seeing would be Federer/Soderling, but Federer/Cilic holds zero interest for me, so I went for Roddick/Ferrer vs Djokovic because either of those matches would be interesting.
     
  15. West Coast Ace

    West Coast Ace G.O.A.T.

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    With the # of injured males and the number of top guys coming in with no form, the potential for another Fed/Rafa final is it.
     
  16. kishnabe

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    Nadal/Verdasco....I want to know if Verdasco will man up!
     
  17. djokovicgonzalez2010

    djokovicgonzalez2010 G.O.A.T.

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    Soderling def Federer 6-7 (4) 7-6 (9) 6-7 (5) 6-4 6-4
     

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