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ATP Queen's Q2: Korolev beats Baker 6-4 7-6 (5)

Baker not ready for the grass, it seems.

Korolev has been rubbish for months now. Hopefully he is turning things around.

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I love Korolev but he lost passion when he fell down the rankings. He admitted it.
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Horrendous loss for Brian,wonder how well can he actually do on grass.
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First grass court match in 7 years, I think.
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Given the quality of some of the match-ups in the QD, it's a shame that these two got paired up. Interesting momentum for Korolev to remember that he can play tennis too.
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A bit of a shocker, I thought Baker was in the MD for sure, Korolev has been good, but not for a long time, it seems on this day he was.

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Great to see Korolev win a match. When he's on, he's fantastic to watch.
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Horrendous loss for Brian,wonder how well can he actually do on grass.
We don't know how about his grass Tour 1 win 1 loss, CH 2 win 2 loss.

Bad loss for Brian Probably he has overplayed at Nice and RG, so he was little tired.
Good win for Korolev
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Re: ATP Queen's Q2: Korolev beats Baker 6-4 7-6 (5)

People saying that Brian deserved a wildcard is a bit overtly too much. He has done well on clay, but grass is questionable. unlucky to draw Korolev though. Well i think the acceptance list of the event was before Nice so Baker was ranked below 200.
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We don't know how about his grass Tour 1 win 1 loss, CH 2 win 2 loss.

Bad loss for Brian Probably he has overplayed at Nice and RG, so he was little tired.
Good win for Korolev
Not counting qualie matches, before today he was 6-5 on it, but hasn't played a match on it since 05'.

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Re: ATP Queen's Q2: Korolev beats Baker 6-4 7-6 (5)

First match on grass in so long, this result isn't a terrible one. I don't think Brian's game translates to grass as well as it does clay and hardcourt. When Korolev is on, he's a good player with the power to outhit someone with the game Baker has, so it's not too bad a loss. Maybe Zhenya will start making things happen again.
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Re: ATP Queen's Q2: Korolev beats Baker 6-4 7-6 (5)

Korolev!!!! good to see a decent result at last
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