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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #30 on: January 20, 2017, 12:29:21 PM »
Can't see him winning the French but I reckon he could win another half a dozen majors.

If he did win them both though it would be a "Super Slam" not a Grand Slam as he has won the Olympics and the end of year World Championship thing.  Only Agassi has ever competed a men's singles Super Slam so would be some achievement.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2017, 12:32:27 PM by cdbullyweefan »

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #31 on: January 20, 2017, 12:39:45 PM »
Only Djokovic stopped him in French last year so why can't he win it?

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #32 on: January 20, 2017, 12:40:21 PM »
Now Mark, come on, there's no way we actually agree. Surely.

Its easy when you agree with me ;-)

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #33 on: January 21, 2017, 07:05:35 AM »
Only Djokovic stopped him in French last year so why can't he win it?

Djokovic out! Murray has every chance now. Only maybe Federer in his way....

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #34 on: January 21, 2017, 10:55:21 AM »
Great win for Konta today against Wozniacki losing only 3 games. How about an Andy and Johanna double!

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #35 on: January 22, 2017, 01:03:01 AM »
Dan Evans has a lovely single-handed backhand.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #36 on: January 22, 2017, 08:48:27 AM »
Another major shock Murray loses to a player aged 29, who has previously not got passed the 3rd round in a major. Only watched the last set, whilst gutted for Murray, it was good to see a player winning a game, using serve and volley tactics for a change.

Sadly as expected Dan Evans is also out. Have no idea, whose going to win it now.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #37 on: January 22, 2017, 10:00:11 AM »
Thoroughly enjoyed the Murray game, Zharev was superb and it's nice to see an underdog for years finally get some time to shine. He fully deserved it.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #38 on: January 22, 2017, 10:15:28 AM »
Murray will win the Aussie. Be good to get career grand slam polished off this year.

Good call!

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #39 on: January 22, 2017, 12:03:36 PM »
The useless Scottish twat.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #40 on: January 23, 2017, 08:48:50 AM »
Last Brit standing Jo Konta through to the quarters, still to drop a set. Next up Serena, I reckon she might lose a set in that one, on her way to the semis.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #41 on: January 23, 2017, 09:01:58 AM »
Whilst I'm disappointed that Murray is out, with him and Djokovic being knocked out, it does make the tennis a bit more exciting.

Just hope that Monfils can knock out the cheating, whinging, arse-picking, rat-faced Nadal now and then I can enjoy the tournament fully.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #42 on: January 23, 2017, 11:44:57 AM »
The useless Scottish twat.

Until reading this thread I had no idea that Sirandy had been knocked out. I had SkySports News on several times yesterday and it wasn't mentioned and didn't appear on the scroll. I assume that because Sky don't have the TV rights, they don't give Tennis much attention

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #43 on: January 23, 2017, 12:47:47 PM »
The useless Scottish twat.

Until reading this thread I had no idea that Sirandy had been knocked out. I had SkySports News on several times yesterday and it wasn't mentioned and didn't appear on the scroll. I assume that because Sky don't have the TV rights, they don't give Tennis much attention

They had it scrolling across the yellow ticker when I switched onto it to be fair.

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Re: Tennis 2017
« Reply #44 on: January 23, 2017, 06:03:22 PM »
Last Brit standing Jo Konta through to the quarters, still to drop a set. Next up Serena, I reckon she might lose a set in that one, on her way to the semis.

She is a convict really.