Most Disappointing Slam Defeat 2015? -

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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-08-2015, 01:42 AM Thread Starter
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Most Disappointing Slam Defeat 2015?

Which was it?

AO F: Djokovic 6-7 7-6 3-6 0-6

This was a pretty good tournament for Murray and I don't think many expected him to win. The bagel is disappointing and the fact he lost in the final was too but it was the right result.

FO SF: Djokovic 3-6 3-6 7-5 7-5 1-6

Statistically his worst slam, I came out of it disappointed that he could have won the match but overall, not so bad.

Wimbledon SF: Federer 5-7 5-7 4-6

This one was tough. He looked good going into the match and it was so frustrating and it was absolutely horrible to watch from a Murray point of view with the inevitable breaks in the final game of each set.

USO 4th Round: Anderson 6-7 3-6 7-6 6-7

Performance of Anderson's life. I thought it was embarrassing the way Murray found himself a set and 5-1 down though and to lose in the fourth round of a slam is always a major disappointment for a player of his caliber.

Overall, the most disappointing thing is that he hasn't won a slam when he's been the second best player on the tour this year.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-08-2015, 02:47 AM
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Re: Most Disappointing Slam Defeat 2015?

AO > W > RG > USO in terms of disappointment for me.

The AO match was really there for the taking and it would've been great to see Murray finally win it after all those finals.

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Australian Open. As I've said before, I wasn't that disappointed at the time, since I was just so relieved and happy that Andy had recovered from a horrible 2014 to play with such game. But the more I look back on it, the more winnable it looks, the more disappointing it seems.

I can shake off this US Open. It can happen - Anderson was brilliant. It's a testament to Andy that he's gone so long without going out at this stage, though there were some close calls. Wimbledon was disappointing, but that was genuinely one of the great Federer performances of recent years, and a ridiculous serving performance. I never really had much hope of him winning that RG match, but he put up a great fight.
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Re: Most Disappointing Slam Defeat 2015?

In terms of 'ruins' at the time

Looking back

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Wimbledon: fresh off a great clay season, in great form, couldn't get to a tiebreak. Very disappointing. Here he has just looked exhausted since Montreal. AO, was a close second, but I was mostly happy he reached a GS Final again

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Australian explanation needed. He had that match but screwed it up. Still a good start to the year though.

US Open...losing before the quarter-finals for the first time in 5 years is very disappointing but he was knackered, sick a few days before and Anderson played the best match of his career.

Wimbledon...sure, it's disappointing after such a great clay season and Queens but Roger rolled back the years. Not much Andy could have done.

Roland Garros...didn't expect him to win. He did incredibly well to get it to a 5th set.


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