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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #50 on: May 18, 2018, 10:52:14 AM »
Thank you. Were the details of ~Andy Murray's operation available to read on the internet?
Not really, unsurprisingly. But the link covers some details.


https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tennis/2018/01/08/andy-murray-undergoes-hip-surgery-australia-remains-hopeful/

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #51 on: May 19, 2018, 01:57:36 PM »
Some great match ups in the semi finals. Sharapova v Halep and Nadal v Djokovic amongst others

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #52 on: May 19, 2018, 02:05:39 PM »
We never won the Tour de France until 2012, when Wiggo became the first British winner, and since then, we've won it in every year except 2014, and Chris Froome, who won in 2013 and 2015-17 is now one of the all-time great Tour riders. No Briton won the Men's Singles at Wimbledon since Fred Perry in the 30s, and now Andy Murray sweeps all before him. Max Whitlock became the first-ever UK man to win an Olympic gold in gymanstics (a local lad to me, brought up in Hemel Hempstead).
What is the UK suddenly doing right in the sports world?
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2018, 07:51:04 PM »
Nadal back to No1 Ranking

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #54 on: June 02, 2018, 07:52:18 PM »
Serena vs Shazza in the 4th round, go Serena!

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #55 on: June 03, 2018, 02:22:21 PM »
Big win for Zverev to get to quarter final of a Slam for first time. Youngest quarter finalist at Roland Garros since Del Potro in 2009.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #56 on: June 04, 2018, 03:27:40 PM »
And Serena pulls out injured - from the sounds of it, could be a significant injury. Be sad if this was the end of career

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #57 on: June 05, 2018, 01:29:31 PM »
Intriguing match up between Thiem and Zverev, probably the two most likely to stop Nadal winning (With Djokovic still needing to look at his best) and both yet to live up to their potential at slams. A once most likely to succeed against the current most likely. Zverev has been gutsy so far but will the five set matches the their toll on a player who isn't renowned for their endurance?
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #58 on: June 05, 2018, 04:27:42 PM »
And an easy win for Thiem with Zverev struggling with injury. Djokovic in the following match seems also to be having problems, and with Serena's withdrawal yesterday, added to all the ongoing injuries and recoveries, it's a sort of subdued last couple of days.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #59 on: June 06, 2018, 01:28:08 PM »
Amazing win for Cecchinato. And today Muguruza v Sharapova, two previous winners and No 1s, and Halep, still to win a Slam but No1 v Kerber, a former No1.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #60 on: June 06, 2018, 04:08:17 PM »
Easy win for Muguruza, but tough fight for Halep. Nadal's match very tough so far, and the Cilic Del Porto match intriguing between the only people in 13 years to win a Slam outside of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Murray and Wawrinka.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #61 on: June 06, 2018, 04:27:52 PM »
Schwartzman wins first set -first set Nadal has lost in 38 at Roland Garros

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #62 on: June 10, 2018, 07:19:06 PM »
Big win for Halep.


And Nadal keeps doing the unimaginable

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #63 on: June 16, 2018, 12:27:38 PM »
So Andy Murray to play next week at Queens.


And if Federer wins today he will be back to No1

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #64 on: June 16, 2018, 05:33:23 PM »
And Federer back at No 1 making a new record for oldest ever

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #65 on: June 16, 2018, 05:38:52 PM »
Have you seen any film of Andy Murray playing? If so, how does he look?
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #66 on: June 16, 2018, 06:02:17 PM »
Nothing yet, my suspicion is this is a risk.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #67 on: June 20, 2018, 07:07:20 PM »
Both Thiem and Zverev knocked out in Halle. Federer needs to win it to stay at no 1.


Murray did well but still unsure about Wimbledon.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #68 on: June 23, 2018, 01:22:59 PM »
Federer into final. Were he to win it, he would, as already noted, remain at number 1. It would also be his 99th tour title. And Wimbledon would be the next tournament.



Nadal likely to get the number 1 ranking back with a good run at Wimbledon.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #69 on: June 25, 2018, 02:53:22 AM »
Big win for Coric, maybe starting to fulfil the potential.


And Kvitova looking good.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #70 on: June 25, 2018, 02:46:52 PM »
Murray playing Wawrinka at Eastbourne, both unseeded

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #71 on: June 25, 2018, 03:58:19 PM »

A rating of the best players of the Open era.


http://www.tennis.com/tags/50-greatest-players-open-era/

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #72 on: June 25, 2018, 07:06:16 PM »
Murray wins but the limp still appears to be there.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #73 on: June 27, 2018, 10:29:40 AM »
And Wimbledon seeds Serena. My sympathies are with Cibulkova here. To be honest I think Wimbledon shouldn't be the only place that doesn't stick to the official rankings.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/44627489

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #74 on: June 27, 2018, 04:29:44 PM »
And Wimbledon seeds Serena. My sympathies are with Cibulkova here. To be honest I think Wimbledon shouldn't be the only place that doesn't stick to the official rankings.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/44627489

Agree. Poor decision.