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Popp df Arthurs: 63 67 36 76 14-12

Unbelievable.
1 double fault from Alex in the final 2 sets.
He figured out how to volley and use Arthurs shots against him.

Yes. I have been crying. ^_^

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Re: Popp df Arthurs: 63 67 36 76 14-12

How many aces for each player during the match?
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Re: Popp df Arthurs: 63 67 36 76 14-12

Last time I noticed:
Popp 17
Arthurs 38
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Well done, Alexander!



I come home and immediately ran to the TV, and it was 6-5 in the fifth set. I came home just for crunch time and I'm happy that he won this match. I don't begrudge him this win, he deserved some success after all these struggles since almost a year now.

I thought that Popp was closer to the brink of elimination than Arthurs, considering Arthurs had these two match points and that Arthurs seemed to hold serve more easily and without less effort than it required Popp.

But Popp had a few late and sizzling hot returns up his sleeve and he used them all in this last game to earn these break chances and finally it he converted one of them and was 3 of 17 on break point conversions after that

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I knew Alexander was going to win this match, somehow. He should be able to beat Tursunov too and protect some of his points from last year. Yippeeeeee!

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Re: Popp df Arthurs: 63 67 36 76 14-12

more winner, few error
great match
now, nalbandian in this court 18
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You fucken retard Wayne suck shit hope you retire u asshole cant belive u fucken choked like that Dont expect to play singles at daviscup or doubles or anything your an embaresment

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Well done, Alexander!


I thought that Popp was closer to the brink of elimination than Arthurs, considering Arthurs had these two match points and that Arthurs seemed to hold serve more easily and without less effort than it required Popp.
omg yeah. Those MP's against him...when he was down 00-30 at 8-8 I thought he was a goner, and he looked like he was f*ck. That was an unbelievable match. Glad they showed the majority of it here. I taped just over 2 hrs of the 4hr*ish match. to you guys.... this is so important for him. Man...my nose is still running from crying.
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Re: Popp df Arthurs: 63 67 36 76 14-12

well, he stuck it out for a while....at least he fought off 4bp's in that game before finally being broken

A shame he lost those 2 mp's...but I dont know if he made an error on any of them or if Popp just served unreturnables

WAY too stressful for me

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Not one point of this match in the US, so far. Which one of you is sending me a tape?

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Re: Popp df Arthurs: 63 67 36 76 14-12

Bad luck for Arthurs of course, it was one of these matches that were especially painful to lose after fighting for so long time and after he had his own two match points (but he didn't have a chance to convert them, Popp saved them with a serve and volley if I remember correctly). Wayne

Props to the Aussie fans, they rooted and cheered for their guy almost all the time without break. Good fans, they're celebrating tennis. Most German fan groups are looking like a bunch of drowsy seniors compared to them.

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I've written down, point by point from 5-5 in the fifth, what happened...so will add that to the site eventually. The commentators here were impressed with Popp's on court demeanour. Esp. with the drunken patriotic Aussies in the crowd yelling between serves (and not only Alexanders serves!). For those who didn't see the match, there was a worrying moment when Wayne hit a drop shot, Alex ran so fast(for a tall guy) he couldn't really stop, and his foot hit the bottom of the net in an awkward way and he fell. You can imagine, being a fan, I "shat myself". But he seems fine, obviously.

I was very high strung (It's 3.40am here) and skitzed (was a bit pissed off) when Wayne took an injury timeout after the 4th set tiebrek lol. It's a shame anyone had to lose, and the only time Wayne played "poorly" (I hardly call it poor) was in the final 2 games.

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For those who didn't see the match, there was a worrying moment when Wayne hit a drop shot, Alex ran so fast(for a tall guy) he couldn't really stop, and his foot hit the bottom of the net in an awkward way and he fell. You can imagine, being a fan, I "shat myself". But he seems fine, obviously.
I didn't see that, I must have tuned in too late for that.
Even better that he was fine after that.

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Didn't see it but score suggests this match was an approximation of Karlovic vs Bracciali? Poor Wayne, where's the greatest you showed us in winning Scottsdale?

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