Murray vs Djokovic = Acupuncture gone wrong for different reasons



I usually avoid watching these two play each other because I know the result before it's even happened. I don't find their matches boring in a "Marc Rosset" way, I'd rather watch pong than witness a servebot fest, I just find it annoying because the match plays out like a recurring story..a kind of acupuncture gone wrong especially if you're a Muzzaholic ;)

"Once upon a time"

Australian Open 2013 - Djokovic 6-7 7-6 6-3 6-2 Featherer? LOL.

Wimbledon 2013 - Murray 6-4 7-5 6-4. Murray played solid tennis, nothing special if I remember because he didn't have to.

Miami 2014 - Djokovic 7-5 6-3, Murray was playing well till something "distracted" him, then he lost

US Open 2014 - Djokovic 7-6 6-7 6-2 6-4 = Oh Look are we in Melbourne again?

China Open - Routine victory vs Murray, first time since the Australian Open 2011 where Djokovic made Murray look like a Djokovic clone gone wrong.

Paris 2014 - 7-5 6-2, close first set "Oh I'm in London, second set"

Australian Open 2015 - 7-6 6-7 6-3 6-0, oh look we're in Melbourne again though it's with a bagel.

I like Djokovic, I've always admired his fight, his game and his evolution since getting whooped by Safin in the 1st round of the Australian Open in 2005.....I'm speaking as a Muzzette every time he faces Djokovic he gives up, then in Melbourne this year get's tetchy about it...I will try to avoid watching that match.....if you want to talk big 3 or 4 I'll passionately watch Nadal vs Federer, Murray vs Federer, Djokovic vs Nadal, Djokovic vs Federer, Murray vs Nadal but there's something about Djokovic vs Murray that irks me, the only time I enjoyed them play was in Rome 2011, that was brilliant.

Here's that match = why can't they bring this again? All the "pretence" friendship out the door, just fight to see who's better.
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Wow that Rome match is amazing isn't it? Loved that Djokovic roar at the end. It can become annoying if you see it too much, but 2011 Djokovic was a beast and beasts are supposed to roar:wink:

ETA: yeah I guess I agree with you. I don't know, sounds difficult to be a Murray fan. He always looks like he can play top notch tennis (Big 3 level) pretty easily but for some reason he doesn't do it consistently. He's like Wawrinka in that aspect, to a much lesser extent obviously.
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