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A slightly different piece on the Federer-slayer, John Millman

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A slightly different piece on the Federer-slayer, John Millman

Post by luvsports! on Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:29 pm

Sorry to bother ya team.
I got asked to write this last night but the match analysis and history of Millman had been covered in detail.
So I wrote this on the fly...

Please read!

https://www.theroar.com.au/2018/09/05/can-john-millman-the-federer-slayer-win-the-us-open/

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Re: A slightly different piece on the Federer-slayer, John Millman

Post by barrystar on Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:37 pm

I detect a possible sleight of hand matching Edmondson's ranking of #212 against the seeding of the players he faced rather than their rankings (e.g. John Newcombe at #2 seed was ranked #20 in the world).  The AO 1976 was a SINO*, in nowise comparable to a modern slam, a draw of 64 with only one player from the top ten (Rosewall, the top seed, was #6 in the world), and consisted of >70% Australians.

SINO = slam in name only, a bit like Brexit in name only Winking

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Re: A slightly different piece on the Federer-slayer, John Millman

Post by luvsports! on Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:57 pm

I've been rumbled! Except, I did not know that! Apologies Barry.

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Re: A slightly different piece on the Federer-slayer, John Millman

Post by Jahu on Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:07 pm

Luv, are you writing these 20 line pieces while in toilet or what? Give it a go man, some analysis, you can use all the comments here to beef up your articles without any copyright claims  Laugh

Some good history there  Big Grin

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Re: A slightly different piece on the Federer-slayer, John Millman

Post by luvsports! on Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:51 pm

hahaha.

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