Redemption for Kevin Anderson?

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  1. Krish872007

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    Can we see this as some sort of a redemption match for all his numerous chokes in the past? The latest disaster was at RG, where he himself led 2-0 and held match points against Diego Schwartzman. Other close matches that didn't go his way: vs Dimitrov Toronto 2014, vs Nadal Paris 2015. And of course he led Novak Djokovic by 2 sets in 2015 at Wimbledon, and even had some BPs in the fifth set.

    For once he actually didn't lose courage - he kept serving huge, held his nerve on the big points and took advantage when his opponent faltered on MP. As disappointing as the Fed loss was, I have to give credit to Anderson - by far his biggest scalp to date. I don't know if he'll be able to beat Isner, but in his mind he must feel relieved to have partially made up for all the missed opportunities in the past.
     
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    I don't think you even have to ask, of course
     
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    I like Ando, but it would be beyond belief if one of the biggest chokers I've ever seen reach 2 Slam Finals and potentially win one.
     
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    He looks like the guy from Prefab Sprout.
     
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    Can see some similarity
     
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    Interesting - not relevant to Kev, but Raonic has cited injury as the main reason for his loss to Isner today. Torn thigh muscle.
     
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    ouch!
     
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