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Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

Nadal's played his service games really well so far. He won 100% of 1st serve points in the second set and yesterday it was pretty good too. If he plays his service games as well as hes been he can beat Blake, in straight sets maybe. And of course the IW win is huge.

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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

In this form, coming off a win over Blake in IW and with the courts playing slowish, Nadal "should" win this as I see it. I truly hope he does. Something tells me Blake will come out firing keen for revenge, win the first set, and then Nadal will reel him back in. Something like 3-6 6-4 6-2

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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

This surface is slow like IW but Nadal's shot isn't kicking quite as high.
So if Blake plays pretty well he will take it in straights.
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I think Rafa is playing much better than he did at IW right now... He should win.
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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

It will probably be a three setter like in IW. Look for pigboy to come in the winner.

Still, considering the matchup out of all the players pigboy has faced up until now Blake is the one with the best chance to stop him.
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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

I hope Rafa can finally leave on the road easier Blake... I want a two sets win for Rafito.
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I am going to go with Nadal for this one in three sets. Probably a scoreline like 6-3 5-7 6-4
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I think Nadal will win, I'm not sure whether it'll be in 2 or 3 sets though.
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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

Close to 50-50 this match but I think Nadal will repeat his IW win in three sets.

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It will probably be a three setter like in IW. Look for pigboy to come in the winner.

Still, considering the matchup out of all the players pigboy has faced up until now Blake is the one with the best chance to stop him.
We always assume that the top 3 players (was gonna say 4) have easy draws until they meet someone whos beaten them before. Well of course that will be the case if ur name is Federer Nadal or DJokovic. So rafa hasnt been challenged enough is not a factor in the outcome of this match.

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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

Nadal in straights. He's playing good tennis now and managed to turn the rivalry around in IW. If Blake is firing on all cylinders he's got what it takes to beat Nadal, but I don't think that's the most likely scenario.
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Why is it Nadal always has to face Blake, Youznhy or Berdych during a hardcourt tournament???

I'm not calling this one.
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Re: Blake vs. Nadal-WWW?

I think Nadal is most likely to go out in the SF if Birdman makes it to the SF. If not, he wins the whole thing.
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I think Nadal is most likely to go out in the SF if Birdman makes it to the SF. If not, he wins the whole thing.
Fully agree with you here, Berdych (IF he keeps up his current playing level, of course!) seems much more a threat to Rafa than Blake right now.

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