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San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

MP was saved with an ace, but Falla still had no business losing, the way he broke himself after multiple game points the next game was incredible. Add it to the long list of matches that should have gone the other way this year




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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

Querrey hit his fastest serve of the match to save his MP. No one was returning that.

It is tough to say the match "should have gone the other way".

It could have gone either way, but to say Falla should have won is flat out wrong.
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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

Wasn't really a choke from Falla. That MP was a straight-out unreturnable, then Sam raised his game and finished it off. Too good. Bad luck for Falla is all.

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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

Hard luck Falla. Another bullet dodged by Querrey.
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Wasn't really a choke from Falla. That MP was a straight-out unreturnable, then Sam raised his game and finished it off. Too good. Bad luck for Falla is all.
The 5-5 game was more the choking part.



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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

Great win Sam

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The 5-5 game was more the choking part.
You have to be ahead to choke, not tied
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next one is big for Sam

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You have to be ahead to choke, not tied
He did have multiple game points for 6-5. But I do think this was a pretty minor choke, just every one is irritating in a year already incredibly full of them



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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

Querrey is quite a vulture too. Only rise for ATP 250s on US soil to feed on the carrions of a decrepit field...


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Re: San Jose QF: (3) Querrey def Falla 6-3 4-6 7-5 (MP saved)

Sam's been struggling too much recently. However he always sucks at this time of the season.
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