Mac/Bjorkman WIN 6-1 7-5

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by UpTheT, Feb 17, 2006.

  1. UpTheT

    UpTheT Rookie

    Mar 22, 2005
    Fun Match to watch. I have not been this excited in a long time. That second set had me on the edge of my seat. Especially with this new no ad format. Mac serve and volleying was fantastic. Bjorkman was on fire with a lot of his returns.

    I thought going aussie on Mac was a good move. Did anyone notice how many times mac returned to the net man (straight up the middle)? I'm not sure if it was Mac's strategy or if he was off. He seemed to send in a lot of high returns, which luckily the opp. didn't put away too often. Anyway-- fun match can't wait to see the next one.
  2. VamosRafa

    VamosRafa Hall of Fame

    May 3, 2004
    I'm so pleased to hear that Mac is playing so well. It was a blast to watch him in La Jolla, and it seems his skills are still really sharp.

    BTW, I love what Santoro wrote about this in his blog. In case you didn't see it, I'll post it here:

    The ATP has hit a goldmine with these player blogs. It's been fascinating to read what these guys do each day during a tournament. All the guys who have done it so far have done a great job!
  3. jamauss

    jamauss Hall of Fame

    Jan 25, 2006
    I was at the match tonight. The first set was fairly boring because Mac and Bjorkman were blowing them out. The second set was much more exciting, though. After seeing tonight's match I think Mac and Bjorkman stand a chance at winning the whole thing. It will be fun to watch.
  4. joe sch

    joe sch Legend

    Feb 19, 2004
    Hotel CA
    Im soo glad to hear that Mac & Bjorkman are winning in dubs !
    I was great to see the Mac's vs the Bryans in San Diego last week and Im sure Mac & Bjorkman could really make it interesting for the Bryans. What a way to get interest back to dubs ! Just think how special it could be for this team to be playing Wimbledon ...

    Maybe Mac can even get Steffi Graf to play some mixed dubs, again ...
    Think Andre would like to have Steffi also playing again ?
    If not, I think Martina Hingus would make another nice mixed combo for the old schoolers :)
  5. oscar_2424

    oscar_2424 Legend

    Sep 5, 2005
    Hallandale, Florida
    Well Mc enroe proves once more that he is Mr tennis
  6. superman1

    superman1 Legend

    Jan 9, 2006
    In singles, I think Mac could still take out quite a few of the pros. If you can't hit great passing shots against him, you're toast.

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