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    2019 French Open QF - [1.] Novak Djokovic (Ultron) vs. [5.] Sascha Zverev (Zod)

    Im just happy that Zverev is in the quarters and building some with Lendl's helpbut Novak is working on another 4 in a row.
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    2019 RG QF: Federer vs Wawrinka

    Love it. Yeah I remember a David Bowie quote something to the effect of, "When in doubt use overwhelming irrationality." That is Stan as a player. He can simply cudgel the ball in a way that takes the racquet out of their games... it doesnt always work but when it does its like... "That's not...
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    Im seeing this... Stan doesnt play rational tennis and I love both Stan and Tsisi as players. Im very happy with the result as Stan absolutely taught Tsisi a great lesson. It was a crucial one. He needs to become a great clutch returner and this was the moment that made that need crystal...
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    2019 RG QF: Federer vs Wawrinka

    Stan has a gear that is very scary to anyone who approaches tennis in a rational way. After this win Stan might have something special and irrationally awesome for this next round. It isnt like Stan hasnt played Fed in a QF of the French before. I have no rational reason for backing Stan in...
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    stan will come out like a battering ram... legs not the best but watch him hit every ball justa little harder than humanly possible. He knows he never wants it to be a running match
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    yeah tsisi frustration building... hes too far back... stans got firepower
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    I see Stan landing body blows on tsisi... he has such firepower on tap
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    lovely second serve from stan... not talked about much but he's got a great 1 and 2
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    one cant teach the mental thing and he is a bit of an artist... he loves to play in interesting ways. That's what gets you through to lifting big trophies
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    for any other young player Stan's efforts would have crushed their hopes but Tsisi is composed... he's younger but Stan has the guns and at his age And wow touch from stan
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    Because nobody strikes the ball as hard or with such "Elan"... also greatest shorts in tennis history
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    I agree but no TB does favor the Greek Freak and he's got the tennis brain to know it
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    This will really help Tsisi in his career.. lots of things revealed here
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    RG 2019 4R: Stefanos Tsitsipas vs Stan Wawrinka

    Stan's like... hit through court?... nah hit through opponent
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