Cincinnati - the real Slam

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  1. Chopin

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    Wait for it...
     
  2. stringertom

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    This thread would be blowing up if it was in PMR...code violation, mr sureshs!:eek:

    Allez Rogi!
     
  3. tennis_pro

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    Federer never really cared all that much about Cincinnati (at least not more than any other MS tournament) until this thread was created. Thank you, sureshs, good job.
     
  4. The_18th_Slam

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    Great thread, will read again. And again. And again.
     
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    The Legend Never Dies.
     
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    Federer pre-sureshs at The Real Slam: 2-6 in title tries.

    Poast-sureshs? 5-2.

    Coincidence?
     
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    Whether bee el oh double-you es or just plain "blows," one thing's for certain:

    this thread blows.
     
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    Yes, the need to rejoice in the sureshsian vortex and thus achieve such greatness only became apparent as a result of Poobian pretzel logic. thank you mr sureshs!:D
     
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    Hint...stay upwind of OP!:eek:
     
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    Trolololol...the thread that keeps on giving 6 years later....

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    2 before, 5 since. If you need proof Fed reads TW, this is it, glorious thread.
     
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    so it won be the guy with the elegant strokes again?
     
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    I have a feeling your feeling was wrong.
     
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    Written on August 2009:


    August 2015:

    Federer def. Murray 6-4 7-6
    Federer def. Djokovic 7-6 6-3.
    Real Slam winner - Federer (For 5th time)

    Fail Level: Out of this World.
     
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    Well, that, but more importantly a player is defending points when attempting a title defense.

    If the title is not defended, his ranking points go down. Thats why commentators, players, et al use verbiage like, "no/very little/a lot of points to defend"
     
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    OP, you are required to report at this thread immediately.
     
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    I could not help but to think of this thread when I was watching the final... :D

    On top of that he beat Djokovic and Murray, the #1 and #2 of the world at that time.. LOL!!
     
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    Apparently, it was the first time he did this to win a tournament!
     
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    Can we officially call him as GOATreshs now? I mean five times since that …
     
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    Wimbledon? Chump Tournament. US Open? Fake Mickey Mouse Chinese knock-off of Cincinnati. The REAL slam STILL reigns supreme!
     
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    hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! you called him a champ!
     
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    Sureshs is Hindi for what dingleberry clings on.:eek:
     
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    suresh literally means King of the Gods i.e GOATherd of the GOATs.
     
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    How wrong it turned out to be!
     
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    I, hereby, had the privelege to bump this legendary thread made by The King of Top Spin.
     
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    Mods...please move this classic to Pro Match Results for proper discussion this week.

    @mikeler
     
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    Federer is the greatest.
     
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    OP is Smootherer, the guy with the elegant strokes. Right, @r2473 ???:eek:
     
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    Only three players have achieved the Summer Slam that includes the Real Slam. One of them is:

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    SCTA will bump him to 4.5 next season!:eek:
     
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    *crazy Mr. Krabs laugh* arrarrarrarrarr! (laughs)
     
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    The gift that keeps on giving :) GOATing Cilic flukes another Slam.
     
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    Can someone explain the joke here. What is the significance of "the real slam" and what is "the gift that keeps on giving"?
     
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    Read the first 7 pages or so - if that doesn't clear things up, then I'm afraid we cannot help you.

    Now bow to the wisdom of sureshs.
     
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    I don't know about the latter, but with regards to "the real slam", Sureshs had pointed out that at that time the semis were occupied by the Big 4, thus labeling it the real slam and that there was no way Fed was going to win the event in that scenarion.

    Of course 2 days later, a huge egg was thrown on his face as Fed steamrolled through Murray and Djoker in the semis and final.

    Since then, Cincy has been labeled the Real Slam, further evidence that Fed is GOAT ;)
     
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    It also stems from the fact that Federer had won the pervious two Slams without facing any of the Big 4 and had lost the last 4 matches to Murray and 2 to Djokovic. So Sureshs took the plunge and declared Cincinnati to be the "Real Slam" as in his mind it would be the actual test of ability compared to the weak draws of pervious slams.
     
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    "So Sureshs took the plunge..." lol

    And to finish the fairytale Roger has been trolling Sureshs ever since...
     
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    It wouldn't have mattered anyway. Fed beat the real in form players at those slams.

    I actually believe Fed would have had an easier time with Djoker at RG than with Delpo and an easier time with Murray at Wimb than with Roddick.

    And he proved that by straight setting Djoker in their only slam match that year.
     
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    You have to be seeded at least number 3 or below to do it. Didn't happen very often in Fed's career.
     
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    On Sunday we will witness the real slam.
     
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    Has Suresh given his approval.

    Methinks he will only approve if Nadal wins, which is most likely, but still he wants to just be certain he doesn't do a repeat of the Cinci fiasco.
     
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    With the apoobal, we also must receive his prediction that "the guy with the elegant strokes won't win".
     
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    D
    ederer is already the Goat
     
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    can this thread die already? lol
     
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    Blasphemerer!:p:D
     
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