Wimbledon 2016 final - Murray vs Raonic

The winner is ?

  • Murray in 3

    Votes: 39 33.6%
  • Murray in 4

    Votes: 46 39.7%
  • Murray in 5

    Votes: 8 6.9%
  • Raonic in 5

    Votes: 10 8.6%
  • Raonic in 4

    Votes: 12 10.3%
  • Raonic in 3

    Votes: 1 0.9%

  • Total voters
    116

Sentinel

Bionic Poster
Really empty because the forum is being ****. Multiple times tried to post and haven't been able to.
I;ve sent a mail to the admin many hours ago explaining the problem and what to do, but i guess they are on vacation and even if they know, the tech suppor must be out being Sunday.

You need to refresh the page a few seconds after posting. I know it sucks but tha'ts the only workaround i;ve figured out.
 

Tardigrade

Banned
Why are the commentators raving about returning Raonic's serve, don't they realise that towards the end of the tournament, Wimbledon plays like every other slow court on tour???
 

tennis_pro

Bionic Poster
Lol at the crowd, now that Murray is certain to win they are cheering for Milos a little bit to get some excitement from this match.
 

carl

New User
Dull, dull, dull final. It seemed to me that he got annoyed because Lendl got up and walked off right as the set ended without acknowledging the greatness of what he had just done (i.e handed a tie-break on a plate). I dunno why Andy wants the constant attention and approval from his box; it's funny to see the yes men in his box (not Lendl) all doing that sheepish clapping and nodding in order to stay on Andy's good books and thus on the payroll. A Brit in the final and it's as exciting as toothache...no-one around here (I'm in the Midlands of the UK) is even vaguely excited or interested. All going on as normal. It was so different in 2013..barely a car went by, that's how much it gripped the nation then.
 

NatF

Bionic Poster
Raonic should be going for more off the ground. Hardly pressuring Murray in the rallies, most of his damage is being done at the net.
 

Terenigma

G.O.A.T.
Reminder to people saying Raonic is pathetic, mug ec ect

- He is in the final.
- This is his first final
- He beat Federer to get here.
- He won more games than Djokovic did in 2013 over the first 2 sets.
- His best and most notable feature (Serve) matches up horribly to Murray's best feature (Returns)
- His opponent has made both Djokovic and Federer look like so called "mugs" on this surface before.

So how about we cut him some slack yeah? Murray in form, at wimbledon is one of the hardest tests in tennis. Raonic is no mug, he is just the 2nd best player today. thats all.
 
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Deleted member 77403

Guest
This is true. I forgot about that tbh. I still think Nadal edges it, though his standing on grass has taken a hit since the Rosol match. Murray has never lost too early at Wimbledon, but I'm not sure if he could beat Federer in 2008 playing like this or as he did in 2013.

Nadal still has a slight edge based on the 2 factors I mentioned IMO.
Fair enough. I will put him above Nadal should he win this match, just a much more consistent grass court player. One Wimbledon 2008 final does not erase Murray's numbers for me. Again, should he win here.
 

Ironwood

Professional
I'm pulling for Raonic, down two sets, but he just doesn't have Murray's athleticism. He can't seem to hit anything on the run or at his feet. If he has time to set up he can hit with anyone, but get him stretched and he just can't hang with the top 4/5. I guess you just can't teach quick feet . You can teach racket skills, strategy and head sense, but you can't turn a guy who lumbers around the court when not engaged in a point into twinkle toes! Murray is out running Raonic, plain and simple.
 

abmk

Bionic Poster
Why are the commentators raving about returning Raonic's serve, don't they realise that towards the end of the tournament, Wimbledon plays like every other slow court on tour???
Is that why you said raonic would beat Murray? Makes a lot of sense ..

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Deleted member 77403

Guest
Sudden death for Milos now imo as far as this set is concerned
 

Meles

Bionic Poster
The future of tennis is playing boy's doubles right now. Canada's Shavapolov going for the sweep of singles and doubles crown; just like Fed. His partner FAA is an even stronger prospect at 15 years of age.
 

Meles

Bionic Poster
The future of tennis is playing boy's doubles right now. Canada's Shavapolov going for the sweep of singles and doubles crown; just like Fed. His partner FAA is an even stronger prospect at 15 years of age.
 

RF-18

Talk Tennis Guru
Mcenroe is such a coach. Commentating while his player is playing a Wimbledon final. Couldn't he get a couple of hours off? Or what is the deal here...
 

RF-18

Talk Tennis Guru
Can't believe fed lost to this guy. Ughhh. It boils my blood but it's not typical with fed these days.
Different styles. Murray is a frustrating player to play against, especially if you are Raonic. he is like a wall. He makes Raonic play like this. While Fed is easier to hit through considering his movement is not anywhere near close where it should be and his defensive play, he doesn't make Raonic hit those extra shots.
 

icedevil0289

G.O.A.T.
Muzza will get great confidence from this! I expect to be a big threat to Novak for the rest of the season. Plus Rafa likes the American hard court swing too when he fully fit. Them 3 will be the top favs! Olympics will be interesting too.
lmao at you conveniently leaving out one additional person, the one who got to the USO final last year and we'll see how rafa fares going forward
 

ACE of Hearts

Bionic Poster
Different styles. Murray is a frustrating player to play against, especially if you are Raonic. he is like a wall. He makes Raonic play like this. While Fed is easier to hit through considering his movement is not anywhere near close where it should be and his defensive play.
Still should have been able to find a way and win this match. This guy's one dimensional.
 

icedevil0289

G.O.A.T.
Fed is done! His back was going again, he can't play long matches anymore. He can win smaller events but he not winning another slam.
Is that more wishful thinking than anything? no one said anything about him winning a slam though. its just funny to me that you include rafa as a fav for the rest of the season given his body especially given that is hardcourts
 

BlueB

Legend
I can't listen to Mac any more. He's a complete jerk. To put your own protégé down, constantly like that...

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veroniquem

Bionic Poster
How would Fed have fared today? Surely better right?


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Murray is very strong this year, shooting for a little time at #1 no doubt, but Raonic is always atrocious in finals, unfortunately for us spectators.
 

icedevil0289

G.O.A.T.
tbh maybe fed would have done better, heck maybe fed would have done worse. given his year, there really is no way of knowing and no point of speculating what could have been
 

90's Clay

Banned
Cakewalk title for Murray with Nole out. the USO should be exciting though. Nole will be back to kick arssee and take names
 
Raonic played this final like a complete a**hole! I mean is this is? Is this what we can look forward to once the Big Four retire? That is, if they even retire, because if things keep going like this, they won't have to. They could keep playing int their 50s!
 

Hollywood401k

Semi-Pro
Andy really did deserve to get non Big-3 final opponent, but I can't imagine how anyone would want to watch this in a Wimbledon Final
 

AceSalvo

Legend
RoaMUGic getting his ass wiped nice and clean!

The guy with a BOOM serve jus benfitted from 3 DF in the SF. It shows!
 

90's Clay

Banned
Raonic played this final like a complete a**hole! I mean is this is? Is this what we can look forward to once the Big Four retire? That is, if they even retire, because if things keep going like this, they won't have to. They could keep playing int their 50s!
He just isn't a very good player. Just doesn't have much overall talent. Sadly, this is the future of the men's game. Its as lame a the women's side
 

Terenigma

G.O.A.T.
GSM Andy Murray!!! Wimbledon champion for the second time and 3rd slam!

Feel bad for Raonic but he was simply second best today and hopefully he'll have more chances in the future. Milos, dont give up, you're no mug. Finalist of a slam is no joke. Hopefully he'll be a contender for the other slams but deff a contender next year.
 

Federer and Del Potro

Talk Tennis Guru
Raonic played this final like a complete a**hole! I mean is this is? Is this what we can look forward to once the Big Four retire?


Then you really don't know Roger Federer.
Maybe he takes a set, but Murray's level has been immaculate all tournament. Not to mention Federer's fitness would have been iffy having played 2 5 setters in a row. Part of the reason the Olympics was such a blowout was because the semi with Delpo went 19-17 or something.
 

G A S

Hall of Fame
Raonic played this final like a complete a**hole! I mean is this is? Is this what we can look forward to once the Big Four retire? That is, if they even retire, because if things keep going like this, they won't have to. They could keep playing int their 50s!
The last bit of this decade will still be dominated by the big 4 it seems.
 

90's Clay

Banned
Can't get much easier than Raonic in a final. Safe to a say someone on the Senior's tour could have troubled Murray more than Raonic could.
 

abmk

Bionic Poster
nadal vs berdych repeat (i.e. murray vs Raonic ) completed !

congrats to Murray on 2nd Wimbledon title and 3rd Grand slam.
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Federer would have at least given him a fight.
Ugh can't believe Federer brainfarted on that 4th set.
We wouldn't have had to deal with this SHAM
And why has it taken 2h40+ mins to play 3 sets. WTF?
Yea this suck big time. Federer would have beaten Murray today with no problem.. Murray didn't even play well.......................arhhhhh
 

abmk

Bionic Poster
nadal vs berdych repeat (i.e. murray vs Raonic ) completed !

congrats to Murray on 2nd Wimbledon title and 3rd Grand slam.
 

sbengte

G.O.A.T.
Lendl is such a lucky old geezer. Just came on board and his guy wins Wimby (which he'd have won without Lendl anyway)
 

underground

G.O.A.T.
Congrats to Murray (finally) for his 3rd slam title, he's been having rotten luck having to face Federer and Djokovic in his first ten slam finals, he played well in the whole tournament and well deserved.
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
Federer would have at least given him a fight.
Ugh can't believe Federer brainfarted on that 4th set.
We wouldn't have had to deal with this SHAM
And why has it taken 2h40+ mins to play 3 sets. WTF?
Yea this suck big time. Federer would have beaten Murray today with no problem.. Murray didn't even play well.......................arhhhhh
 

Djokodal Fan

Hall of Fame
I never thought I would say this. But this is the most boring final I have ever watched.

Can't imagine tennis when big 3 are gone. This is how pathetic it will get
 

90's Clay

Banned
If Nole/Nadal don't pick their level up again, Im one watching tennis. I can't stomach watching Murray dominate a bunch of talentless losers like Raonic
 

underground

G.O.A.T.
Congrats to Murray (finally) for his 3rd slam title, he's been having rotten luck having to face Federer and Djokovic in his first ten slam finals, he played well in the whole tournament and well deserved.
 

powerangle

Legend
Congrats to Sir Andrew Murray, Mr. 3-time slam champ! Not the most entertaining final but the result is historic for Andy, lifting him above "just" the two-time slam winners....always felt like he deserves more. About time and I am so happy for him after all his heartbreaks.

Great on Milos too for making the finals. I like that Novak will have some competition at the top. :)
 

sliceroni

Hall of Fame
Wow 8 page thread for the final. lol I actually like Murray's fist pump celebrations as opposed to the stupid collapse on the back celebrations.
 

The Green Mile

Bionic Poster
Well done Andy! Good to see him finally win another after countless heartbreaks. Hard luck Milos, obviously didn't play to his usual standards.
 

NoleFam

Talk Tennis Guru
Well Murray has this in the bag. I thought Raonic would play better than this and put up more of a fight. 3 sets no less. Congrats to Murray!!!!! Lendl must be his lucky charm. The only thing about this is that Lendl will get all the credit while Jamie did wonders with Murray's game during the clay season and he would have won this title with or without him. I wonder if tennis pro still thinks Murray is the worst #2 ever. :confused: Another good thing about this result is that the Hewitt comparisons will finally end. Well done to Murray and well deserved!
 
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