WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek? - MensTennisForums.com

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Verdasco in 3 7 17.50%
Verdasco in 4 21 52.50%
Verdasco in 5 3 7.50%
Stepanek in 3 1 2.50%
Stepanek in 4 4 10.00%
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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-23-2009, 05:45 AM Thread Starter
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WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Verdasco has been in terrific form since St. Petersburg '08. Has won 13 out of last 17 matches (including Spanish championships and exho in Kooyong) and lost those 4 matches to Murray (twice), Federer and... Stepanek.

They will be playing tomorrow on Show Court 2. IMO it sucks, should be scheduled at Hisense Arena instead of Monfils vs Almagro Nando and Sexy are showmen, they deserve to play in fron of the bigger audience.

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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Stepanek in 4, I think.
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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

So kids, what have we learned from this? Being dumped by a virgin puts you in the driver seat to win AO. I can see Verdasco now in the press conference after clinching the title: still want some other hot guy?

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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Verdasco all the way, he is in great form, no tricks from Sexy will work this time...

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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Brisbane's final '09: From 4:3 (30-15) to 4:3 (adv. Stepanek) the funniest 3 minutes in tennis history to me

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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Hopefully Fer.

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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Nando will make smashed sexyness and spray it all over Show Court 2.
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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

F. Verdasco
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verdasco this time definitely
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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Sexy is a bad matchup for Nando...it's clear from their H2H.
Sexy in 4 or 5.

But I hope Nando wins, because he is so watchable, dangerous and can cause some serious upsets. Well, so can Sexy who already has Fed's scalp.
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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Verdasco will win due to 3 reasons
1 - He has been in excellent form as mentioned
2 - He has a lot more energy than stepanek based on court time and the fact that he has easily won his two previous matches
3 - The main courts suit his game more than stepaneks based on his forehand and the fact that if struck well it is almost unreturable on these fast courts

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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Fugnando in three.

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Verdasco I hope.
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Gollum in 4.
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Re: WWW 3rd round AO: Verdasco or Stepanek?

Verdasco. 4.

MAESTRO!


You know...At this point you can place me in every "position" you like.

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