Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by Fedex, Jul 1, 2013.
He played better against Tsonga in the Olympics. Same court, but indoors.
Never have I been so happy to fail.
Wow that was a bad one. I think the stress was really getting to me.
F1Bob your faith in Murray is inspiring.
Murray must be so happy to have such a loyal fan.
I admit I was unraveling.
Congratulations Fedex. It must have been a big day for you.
Perhaps Fedex, in the future try and take a more measured assessment of Murray's level of play throughout a tournament.
A lot of your comments over the last 2 weeks were bordering on the bizarre.
I'm still confused about whether you actually watched that same R2 match against Lu as the rest of us....
Well after being there and seeing the bullet like shots I find it hard to say anything bad about any of the top ranking players. How they play like that i cannot fathom. The speed and the decisions they have to make at the same time puts them in a world of their own. Not to mention the ice baths Murray has to have for 15 minutes afterwards. This is a tremendous sport and these people deserve enormous respect for coming back time after time. Poor Djoko had to put up with the roar of the UK crowd going for Murray but he was man enough to understand the importance of the day and history being made. It was a tremendous occasions and I would love to see more if lucky enough to get a ballot ticket again next year. Yes I would crawl over broken glass to get there!
Maybe if more of the haters were actually there for real getting a true feel of the skill and speed they might change their opinions and show more respect for the top players?
Don't hold your breath waiting for that to happen.
Even better if they played a match with a top pro and found themselves lucky to keep the ball in play more than 3 strokes throughout a 0-6 0-6 0-6, zero points gained drubbing.
I find watching on TV makes the court look much smaller than it really is: you get no feel of just how far they are running or how hard they are hitting. I know, having only seen low-level tennis live and top tennis on TV, it was a real shock to the system when I first went to Wimbledon and saw live top-level matches.
Absolutely. They have no idea what these people go through
Should the title of the thread Read instead ... Without a little help from his friend(s)?
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