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    2021 Antwerp R1: Frances Tiafoe vs. (WC) Andy Murray

    tiafoe is a good lad, you can tell
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    2021 Antwerp R1: Frances Tiafoe vs. (WC) Andy Murray

    ANDY MURRAY IS THE GOAT wholesome embrace at the end
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    Rune, on the frozen ranking: “I’m angry, the system is unfair"

    can't they just freeze federer's points and have normal rankings for everyone else? i think in that scenario everyone would be happy.
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    What was the last movie you watched?

    haven't been chronicling my film viewing in here in a while, but feel like giving a shoutout to Joachim Trier's Verdens verste menneske (The Worst Person in the World), which I watched in the cinema this weekend. It caps off Trier's loosely related Oslo trilogy, following Reprise (2006) and...
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    ‘Highly unlikely’ that Roger Federer will win another Grand Slam, believes Todd Woodbridge

    next up, woodbridge doesn't see usain bolt winning another olympic gold or michael jordan getting another finals mvp
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    Is the ATP officially in WTA territory/ weak era confirmed?

    just imagine if the baghdatis-conquering genius got to feast on this era in his prime imagine
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    utlimate prrof of federer's superior talent

    this federer fan is making up stories about roger
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    utlimate prrof of federer's superior talent

    Strong octo vibes
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    utlimate prrof of federer's superior talent

    Tennis plays him, i think is the only fair way to put it
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    utlimate prrof of federer's superior talent

    i have it on good authority that suresh began playing only in adulthood. really makes you think
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    utlimate prrof of federer's superior talent

    we all know that in tennis, starting at an early age is an absolute necessity for success. show me a top player, no matter how talented or hard-working, who started playing at 14. you can't. which raises the question of when the Big 4™©® started to play tennis. reportedly, these are the...
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    Who is more talented: Thiem or Nalbandian?

    one has to marvel at how someone could do so much with so little.
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    Who is more talented: Thiem or Nalbandian?

    talent is when you aren't that good at a lot of the really important stuff in tennis, but very good at some of the less important, eye-catching stuff. cf. Nick Kyrgios, Marcelo Ríos, Grigor Dimitrov, Roger Federer, David Nalbandian
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    Who is more talented: Thiem or Nalbandian?

    nalbandian has a lot more 'talent', whereas thiem has quite a bit more talent
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    I stake my rubles on Rublev: the official Andrey match watch

    Was a bit disappointed to see that he's another one of the anti-vax tennis players. But oh well, just a tennis player. Ultimately seems a nice kid at the end of the day.
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    The Age of Grigorius

    low-key sailing up as the AO favourite. what a beautiful soul.
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    WHY DID NO ONE TELL ME LEYLAH FERNANDEZ WAS THAT GOOD

    A group of suit-clad, middle-aged men and women sit around a long oval table, staring dozily at the buffet of graphs and diagrams of a PowerPoint presentation. Daniel Andrade: "And as you can see, because of our creative multi-platform marketing strategy, this is why our revenue in Talk Tennis...
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    When Metallic Murray pulls the bung out (Plays well) he actually is really interesting to watch.

    mury isn't blockbuster, he is arthouse. he isn't the Avengers, he is Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles -- four hours of pure, agonizing enjoyment and sublime boredom. the masses won't geddit, but to the real connoisseurs there is no one more enticing.
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    Should we call Medvedev a one trick pony and a cement specialist?

    Yeah I don't see him winning 13 French Opens. 5 at most.
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    Should we call Medvedev a one trick pony and a cement specialist?

    He is good on multiple types of cement. Let's end these over-generalizations of cement. #NotAllCement
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    The Ruud Awakening!

    Casper has looked in-control in his two previous matches against Diego Schwartzman this season -- can he make it a hat-trick? Someone once managed to shamelessly steal a Wimbledon final with a 0.87 DR -- guess who/when!:whistle:
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    Why did it take until late 2014 for Federer to overtake Murray in their H2H?

    A tad misleading. Federer's 2013 was a trainwreck after he tweaked his back in Indian Wells, after the Australian Open. The 2013 AO came at the tail end of what was actually a very good run in Fed's career, from late 2011 through most of 2012, though his form was obviously starting to...
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    Muzziah Manor – followers of the Mettled Master of Magnanimity

    The Span of Life The old dog barks backwards without getting up. I can remember when he was a pup. – Robert Frost
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    Why does Murray dislike many of the younger guys?

    They are dislikeable (the ones he dislikes).
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    More Impressive for a Legacy: NCYGS or Olympic Singles Gold?

    Olympic Singles Gold < NCYGS = CYGS < Double & Defended Olympic Singles Gold. The Golden Defense essentially entails being the reigning champ of the biggest stage in sport for 8 years straight (or 9 in Murray's singular case). Hard to beat that.
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