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Basel R2: Ivo Karlovic outsmarts James Blake 4:6 7:6(4) 6:4

Patience was the key.

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baha another american bites the dust hahahaha this is becoming comical

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love Ivo's winning gesture, sth like "I fucked my opponent"

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Blake after winning 7 consecutive tie-breaks, has lost 5.
Probably he was afraid of another defeat in the final set tie-break. He is such a loser in the tight situations

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Blake is useless in dramatic three-setters Good win for Ivo

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Well done, Ivo. Really lousy game from Blake at the end of the match.

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Ivo looked great off the ground. Blake gets tight in the clutch but he certain has solid hard ground strokes, particularly the forehand, but Ivo really kept up well in the rallies and dished out his share of winners, including a few topspin backhands. I'm impressed, not so much by the win, but by his level of play.

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You are right Voo de Mar, but Ivo played only three tiebreakers in the last 7 or 8 matches. Amazing

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I'm impressed, not so much by the win, but by his level of play.
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