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A. Falla def. I. Karlovic 3-6 7-6(4) 7-6(6) 5-7 6-4

Incredible, he just can't win a 5setter. Was never broken before he got to *3-2 in the fifth. Just unbelievable


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Falla def. Karlovic 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6), 5-7, 6-4

Karlovic led 3-1 in the fifth set with points for a double break, then lost his serve for the first time in the match, and twice in three games to lose the contest. I was absolutely certain he wouldn't lose from a break up, as I don't recall him ever having done so in his other five-set defeats.

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karlovic is like calleri
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Re: A. Falla def. I. Karlovic 3-6 7-6(4) 7-6(6) 5-7 6-4

Pathetic Ivo,once again.
He was 3-1* up in the fifth and had 2 bps for a double break.

He's useless in GS's and 5 set matches.

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choking one game and you lose the match... thats tennis for you

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I still can't believe it. He has never won a 5setter before but this one looked like he'll finally do it. 3-1 and BPs for 4-1, never broken before and then he gets broken twice in such a short period. He had a decent chance to get to the 3rd/4th round here.


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wtf karlovic. Had a break in the last set too. 5th set - Karlo Killa
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Whats his 5 set record now? He always runs out of gas, but you would have thought with his serve he would be able to get through at least one of the 5 set matches.

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And lost the 3rd set after being up 6-3 in the TB too! AARRRRRGGGGGHHHHH!

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Great fight Falla
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I still can't believe it. He has never won a 5setter before but this one looked like he'll finally do it. 3-1 and BPs for 4-1, never broken before and then he gets broken twice in such a short period. He had a decent chance to get to the 3rd/4th round here.
Very similar scoreline to last year's defeat at Wimbledon to Santoro

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Whats his 5 set record now? He always runs out of gas, but you would have thought with his serve he would be able to get through at least one of the 5 set matches.
0-9, only Markus Hipf has also record 0-9 but the Austran didn't lose so many tight five-setters.

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