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Blake d. Bjorkman 6-7 (7-3), 7-5, 6-3 in Stockholm

Dimonator133
10-09-2007, 07:22 PM
Jimmy:bounce:

madmanfool
10-09-2007, 07:26 PM
It sucks that this was a first round match

Voo de Mar
10-09-2007, 07:26 PM
What was in the 2nd set? I know that Blake was leading 5:3 in the 1st.

tangerine_dream
10-09-2007, 07:27 PM
Allez James, great win. :bounce:

Now, why can't you do this during Davis Cup?

cobalt60
10-09-2007, 07:28 PM
It sucks that this was a first round match

Agree :yeah:

RickDaStick
10-09-2007, 07:33 PM
Nice choke Bjorkman, Retire already you fool.

neenah
10-09-2007, 07:39 PM
Bjorkman. :sobbing:

GlennMirnyi
10-09-2007, 07:57 PM
Bjorkman was a break up in the second. :o

ASP0315
10-09-2007, 08:00 PM
nice choke jonas.

Dimonator133
10-09-2007, 08:02 PM
Bjorkman shouldn't retire. He's playing even better singles than doubles this year.

Speaking of which, team Bjorkman-Mirnyi BEST win the doubles tournament here. :banghead: :tennis:

Labamba
10-09-2007, 08:46 PM
Björkman was up 7-6 4*-2

Voo de Mar
10-09-2007, 09:13 PM
Blake improves his record in Stockholm to 11-0. This is the third time when he had lost the first set in a tie-break and won a match in Stockholm. Very similar situation like today was two years ago when C.Rochus was leading against Blake 7-6 4:2... later 5:4 (30-15). Today Bjorkman also was leading 5:4 in the 2nd set but I don't know the process of this game. For sure he hadn't match point.

The Freak
10-09-2007, 09:40 PM
Way to go James. :yeah:
That's a good way to shake off the rust.

musefanatic
10-09-2007, 09:44 PM
Aww Jonas :sad: :sad: well done to taking him to 3 sets though. Well done to Blake.

Voo de Mar
10-10-2007, 04:35 PM
Very similar situation like today was two years ago when C.Rochus was leading against Blake 7-6 4:2... later 5:4 (30-15). Today Bjorkman also was leading 5:4 in the 2nd set but I don't know the process of this game. For sure he hadn't match point.

Yeah, like two years ago in Stockholm, Blake was two points away from defeat at 6-7 4:5.
On the official Stockholm website is written:
"Jonas Björkman was only two points away from a win against the first seeded American, James Blake, in the first round of the If Stockholm Open.
Björkman was a bit disappointed after the game, being so close to beat a top player in front of his home crowd.
- I thought I played good tennis today. Of course, it is disappointing when you are only centimeters from a match point, but I am glad to see that I still can push players at this level."