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Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

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Post by Tenez on Wed May 27, 2015 7:12 pm

Men's Singles - Round 2

Nicolas Almagro (ESP) (33)
vs.Rafael Nadal (ESP) [6]


Andy Murray (GBR) [9]
vs.Joao Sousa (POR) (33)

Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]
vs.Gilles Muller (LUX) (66)

Richard Gasquet (FRA) [20]
vs.Carlos Berlocq (ARG) (33)

Francesca Schiavone (ITA) (33)
vs.Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) [18]

Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP) (20)
vs.David Ferrer (ESP) [7]

Borna Coric (CRO) (33)
vs.Tommy Robredo (ESP) [18]

David Goffin (BEL) [17]
vs.Santiago Giraldo (COL) (33)

Jack Sock (USA) (33)
vs.Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) (33)

Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) (33)
vs.Bernard Tomic (AUS) [27]

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Wed May 27, 2015 7:15 pm

Nicolas Almagro (ESP) (33)



Andy Murray (GBR) [9]


Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]


Richard Gasquet (FRA) [20]

vs.Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) [18]

vs.David Ferrer (ESP) [7]

vs.Tommy Robredo (ESP) [18]

David Goffin (BEL) [17]


Jack Sock (USA) (33)

Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) (33)

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Wed May 27, 2015 7:21 pm

Nadal, Djokovic, Murray, Gasquet, Kuznetsova, Ferrer, Robredo, Giraldo, Sock, Tomic


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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Autumnleaf on Wed May 27, 2015 9:09 pm

I have missed the first few days, since I've been to Italy. So no need to count my vote, I just want to add some fun and interest in the matches. Unfortunately won't be able to watch anything tomorrow. Sad


Rafael Nadal (ESP) [6]

Andy Murray (GBR) [9] 

Novak Djokovic (SRB) [2]

Richard Gasquet (FRA) [20]

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) [18]

vs.David Ferrer (ESP) [7]

Borna Coric (CRO) (33)

David Goffin (BEL) [17]

Jack Sock (USA) (33)

Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) (33)

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Polly 81 on Wed May 27, 2015 10:33 pm

Nadal
Murray
Djokovic
Gasquet
Kuznetsova
Ferrer
Robredo
Goffin
Sock
Kokkinakis

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by luvsports! on Wed May 27, 2015 10:57 pm

Nadal, Murray, Muller, Gasquet, Schiavone, Ferrer, Coric,goffin, sock, tomic

AH: nadal, murr, djok, gasq, kuz, ferrer, rob, giraldo, sock, tomic

HJ:Almagro, murr, djok, gasq, kuz, ferrer, rob, goff, sock, kokk

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Wed May 27, 2015 11:55 pm

Nole (Murray), Fed, (Murray?), Nishi, Berd, Stan have all played ourside Chatrier, but Nadal seems to be still tiied to it with umbillical cord...

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by summerblues on Thu May 28, 2015 1:22 am

Nadal
Murray
Muller
Gasquet
Kuznetsova
Ferrer
Robredo
Goffin
Sock
Kokkinakis

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by gallery play on Thu May 28, 2015 6:43 am

NAdal
Murray
Djoko
Gasquet
Kuz
Ferrer
Coric
Goffin
Sock
Kokkin

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by raiders_of_the_lost_ark on Thu May 28, 2015 10:35 am

1. Nadal
2. Murray
3. Djokovic
4. Berloq
5. Schiavone
6. Ferrer
7. Robrado
8. Goffin
9. Sock
10. Kokkinakis

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 1:04 pm

He, he, Nadal tries a low-net clearance FH and whacks it in the net.
If only he was able to play with semi-western grip, maybe it would work. Cool

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 1:20 pm

Watching Tomic-Kokkinakis.

The new era.
Tall, strong players, big serves hitting gizzards out of the ball.

I noticed similar trend in women's tennis, lots of young ones striking ball very well, but behind it, it's years of drill.

There is almost no place for hands in modern tennis.
The game has changed so much.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 1:24 pm

Not a fan of Kokkinakis, trying every trick in the book to disturb Tomic's serve

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 1:44 pm

Cedric obviously got the message after dismissal of Bernardes.
Scared to even give Almagro an ace at 6:4 3:1 for Nadal...
Like Pascal Maria, another gutless coward.

Je Suis Bernardes!!!

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 2:08 pm

yep.

Though Alma is 2 sets down he makes Nadal run like crazy! Nadal has both the best and worst clay game ever. Best cause it works in terms of results, worst cause there is no more exhausting and uglier tennis on clay!

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by luvsports! on Thu May 28, 2015 2:39 pm

Kokkinakis wins!
Hits almost twice as many winners as Tomic the tank engine.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 2:40 pm

he should have lost though.....2/5 down in the 3rd....isn't it?

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 2:42 pm

luvsports! wrote:Kokkinakis wins!
Hits almost twice as many winners as Tomic the tank engine.

Did you watch the match?
Tomic choked big time.

I bet Nadal hit twice as many winners as Almagro, too...

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by luvsports! on Thu May 28, 2015 2:55 pm

No actually. He hit 2 more than rafa despite only winning 8 games.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 3:01 pm

luvsports! wrote:No actually. He hit 2 more than rafa despite only winning 8 games.
Really?
That's "amazing"...

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 3:03 pm

The match would have been closer had the balls not been that slow. Alma did not play well but he made Nadal run like crazy. I am pretty sure Nadal would not have got to that many balls had they been a bit faster. Even though he had the whole open court to pull a FH winner Alma was not attempting it knowing nadal woudl get it. By the time the ball gets past 3m behind the baseline, it stops to a standstill....waiting for Nadal to arrive.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 3:24 pm

I only saw a little bit...
Nadal's FH was short and very attackable, Almagro is really a joke as his opponent, he has lovely technique on his groundstrokes, nice serve when it gets in...and that's about it.
No guile or finesse, no hands at all.

Tomic by contrast oozes talent - so much easy power, great hands...and a crazy father that didn't give him enough hugs and love as a boy.

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Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 3:29 pm

Nole is trying to play nice tennis, he has improved so much since his early days.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 4:03 pm

Stepanek, Muller, Stakh....(anyone else?), the few surviving dinasours of yesteryear's tennis...such a shame!

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 4:24 pm

Yes the set of skills to succeed back then is so different than now. But that's clay actually...it has always been like that more or less. Wilander or Chang winning at 17 or 16 respectively mooballing with no proper coudl be seen then already.

Nadal has perfected that thanks to new technology and fitness.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 5:02 pm

Were Murray's 2 TV deserved LS?

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 5:10 pm

I am amazed at seeing games like Coric. very poor shots, amazing fitness. And like Nadal he coudl win win 14 slams or so....had he arrived 10 years earlier!

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Post by raiders_of_the_lost_ark on Thu May 28, 2015 5:32 pm

noleisthebest wrote:Stepanek, Muller, Stakh....(anyone else?), the few surviving dinasours of yesteryear's tennis...such a shame!

Federer..

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by raiders_of_the_lost_ark on Thu May 28, 2015 5:39 pm

Tenez wrote:I am amazed at seeing games like Coric. very poor shots, amazing fitness. And like Nadal he coudl win win 14 slams or so....had he arrived 10 years earlier!

Who he would have been beating to win those 14 slams? Federer on grass, HC and Clay? Nadal on clay? Djokovic?

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 5:48 pm

10 years ago? all of them....bar Fed...simply because fed woudl not have been troubled as much his shots.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by luvsports! on Thu May 28, 2015 5:49 pm

Tenez wrote:Were Murray's 2 TV deserved LS?

I'm of the view that if you go over the 25 seconds then you're asking for trouble.

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Post by luvsports! on Thu May 28, 2015 5:51 pm

But to be fair one of them had the previous rally going on for a bit on the big screen. So for that second one, i thought it was silly.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 5:52 pm

Back watching....wow Coric Robredo 2 sets all...depressing!

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 5:56 pm

noleisthebest wrote:Back watching....wow Coric Robredo 2 sets all...depressing!

Coric is spent! 61 or 60 for Robredo in the 5th.

Coric thinks he can run for ever but his body tell him otherwise.

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Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 5:58 pm

Look at Coric, after 5 sets running he does not seem breathless though! This is "new technology"!!!

I have never seen such an obvious case of doping!.....bar Nadal maybe.

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 6:06 pm

Tenez wrote:
noleisthebest wrote:Back watching....wow Coric Robredo 2 sets all...depressing!

Coric is spent! 61 or 60 for Robredo in the 5th.

Coric thinks he can run for ever but his body tell him otherwise.

Good!
And I'm so glad all his steroid "investment" is not going to pay off, well at least not in terms of glory...he is so full of himself in a cheap and vulgar way.
Not very bright, either. He really thinks he's cracked it, and now slowly finding out all that hype is not coming true as easily as he thought it was going to.

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Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 6:46 pm

Poor Nole Hug

This sort of thing can only happen to him...like he's enchanted in RG...

Well, at least it was not against Nadal!

https://amp.twimg.com/v/8ef9c2d2-e394-4fdc-9413-c9beead34cad

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by noleisthebest on Thu May 28, 2015 6:54 pm

noleisthebest wrote:
Tenez wrote:
noleisthebest wrote:Back watching....wow Coric Robredo 2 sets all...depressing!
Coric is spent! 61 or 60 for Robredo in the 5th.
Coric thinks he can run for ever but his body tell him otherwise.
Good!
And I'm so glad all his steroid "investment" is not going to pay off, well at least not in terms of glory...he is so full of himself in a cheap and vulgar way.
Not very bright, either. He really thinks he's cracked it, and now slowly finding out all that hype is not coming true as easily as he thought it was going to.
What!!!?

I was just browsing through Blic and saw Coric knocked Robredo out....I thought that was the actual score in your post Doh....

Poor Robredo....and scary Coric was able to last and outlast in 5 sets on this slow clay with these dead balls against a seasoned, quality grinder like Robredo.

I can't believe it!

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by gallery play on Thu May 28, 2015 7:02 pm

Yeah, i just said in the other thread you probably didn't like Coric win.
It was amazing he hung in and took it away from Robredo.
Technically Robredo is the better player but Coric was overall a little more aggressive, so i thought he deserved it

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by gallery play on Thu May 28, 2015 7:06 pm

Over to Lenglen where Gasquet finally gets a grip om Berlocq.

Berlocq reminds me a bit of Gonzo. Some insane wild hitting at times. Gonzo was much better at it though

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Post by gallery play on Thu May 28, 2015 7:26 pm

Gasquet has dissapointed so often, we all got despondent about him. Yet his flat BH DTL is unique. Fed can do it but his succesrate is poor.
Stan can, if he's on. Gasquet does it with his eyes closed it seems

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Re: Roland Garros 2015: Daily Prediction game Day 5 Thursday 28-May

Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 10:50 pm

gallery play wrote:Yeah, i just said in the other thread you probably didn't like Coric win.
It was amazing he hung in and took it away from Robredo.
Technically Robredo is the better player but Coric was overall a little more aggressive, so i thought he deserved it
When I said Coric was spent, it was after being 0/40 down on his serve in the first game of the 5th...yet he went on to win this one and the set. But that is where I noticed his breathing was as if it was the first set whereas Robredo was gasping for air.

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Post by Tenez on Thu May 28, 2015 10:51 pm

gallery play wrote:Gasquet has dissapointed so often, we all got despondent about him. Yet his flat BH DTL is unique. Fed can do it but his succesrate is poor.
Stan can, if he's on. Gasquet does it with his eyes closed it seems
Very true!

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