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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #75 on: July 03, 2018, 07:27:09 PM »
After his Wimbledon points from of at the end of the tournament Murray will be world number 831, and British 22.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #76 on: July 10, 2018, 09:12:33 AM »
So the youngest quarter finalist in the men's at The Wimbledon is 27. By that age Borg had retired.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #77 on: July 12, 2018, 03:14:58 PM »
And even with Federer going out, all the semi finalists are over 30, not sure when that last happened in a slam.


Odd that given the top ten seeds being knocked out that the women's semifinalists didn't feel shocks.


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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #78 on: July 12, 2018, 05:02:27 PM »
So Kerber Vs Williams - both finals will be contested with players over 30.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #79 on: July 12, 2018, 06:01:01 PM »
Rojer/Schuurs v Azarenka/Murray is a joy to watch

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #80 on: July 13, 2018, 01:30:49 PM »
The Isner Anderson match has a combined height of the players of 13'6'

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #81 on: July 13, 2018, 08:08:25 PM »
What a match! Huge determination but I think that underlines that some form of restriction on a final set makes sense.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #82 on: July 13, 2018, 11:27:11 PM »
What a match! Huge determination but I think that underlines that some form of restriction on a final set makes sense.

Yes it must make the winner of the match, in this case, Anderson so tired for the final. They have in effect played the equivalent of 2 long matches. Perhaps they should allow the final set up to a pre-determined level, say 10 all, and then move to tie break. Although Nadal and Djokovic are looking as if they are going to go some distance too!
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #83 on: July 14, 2018, 09:50:43 AM »
Yes it must make the winner of the match, in this case, Anderson so tired for the final. They have in effect played the equivalent of 2 long matches. Perhaps they should allow the final set up to a pre-determined level, say 10 all, and then move to tie break. Although Nadal and Djokovic are looking as if they are going to go some distance too!
Yes, I think some sort of extended 5th set makes sense but Anderson has now played 74 games in the last sets of his last 2 matches.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #84 on: July 14, 2018, 12:32:14 PM »
Who won in Jokavic and Nadal match?
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #85 on: July 14, 2018, 12:36:19 PM »
Who won in Jokavic and Nadal match?
No one so far. Play was suspended with Djokovic 2 sets to 1 up. Resumes at 1pm
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #86 on: July 14, 2018, 01:31:54 PM »
No one so far. Play was suspended with Djokovic 2 sets to 1 up. Resumes at 1pm
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #87 on: July 14, 2018, 01:50:18 PM »
Ah, thank you I'll turn on later.
Already hugely dramatic.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #88 on: July 14, 2018, 03:53:44 PM »
Just wow! That is up there in best matches.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #89 on: July 15, 2018, 11:23:33 PM »
Djokovic's son is the absolute image of his father.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #90 on: August 02, 2018, 08:27:10 AM »
British No1 Kyle Edmund beaten by World No. 832.

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« Reply #91 on: August 02, 2018, 09:41:09 AM »
British No1 Kyle Edmund beaten by World No. 832.

I must admit I doubted whether hed come back.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #92 on: August 02, 2018, 12:27:24 PM »
British No1 Kyle Edmund beaten by World No. 832.

Top English tennis player beaten by plucky underdog Scot.
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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #93 on: August 02, 2018, 01:28:22 PM »
Top English tennis player beaten by plucky underdog Scot.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #94 on: August 06, 2018, 09:33:19 AM »
Zverev triumphs in the battle of new stars beating De Minaur, but elsewhere the 30 year olds triumph with Buzarnescu, Kuznetsova and Fognini.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #95 on: August 10, 2018, 10:12:35 PM »
Tsitsipas follows up win over Djokovic by defeating Zverev. Big week for him.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #96 on: August 12, 2018, 11:16:04 AM »
And into the final for Tsitsipas - great series of wins to get beating 4 too ten ranked players.


Interesting match up in Women's final with rerun of French Open final.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #97 on: August 12, 2018, 11:13:13 PM »
Wins for Halep and Nadal, onto Cincinnati

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #98 on: August 19, 2018, 11:08:18 AM »
So Cincinnati gives us the 46th meeting of Djokovic v Federer as the old guard roadshow continues.

Halep returns in the women's final, consolidating her No 1 status, this time against the improving Bertens.

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Re: Tennis 2018
« Reply #99 on: August 20, 2018, 01:21:45 AM »
And a win for Djokovic making him the first since the ATP Masters 1000 series was set up to win all 9.


Big win for Bertens in the WTA tournament.