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who will win wimbledon?

safinaferrero
06-08-2004, 09:15 AM
hey u guys the grass season is beginning so who do u think will win wimbley ??? if u have just a feeling about a player just tell it :wavey:

Lalitha
06-08-2004, 09:25 AM
How come you missed the sentimental fav, Tim Henman. I would like him to win this year.

jtipson
06-08-2004, 09:29 AM
I have to laugh. You *always* miss one of the favourites, safinaferrero :)

Tim's not just a sentimental favourite. He's number 5, has an excellent grass court record and his head 2 head against the top 2 is very much in his favour.

Lalitha
06-08-2004, 09:34 AM
Yes, but nowadays its like - Wimbledon is Henman and Henman is Wimbledon.

Aleksa's Laydee
06-08-2004, 09:47 AM
david david david!!!

safinaferrero
06-08-2004, 10:32 AM
jtipson sorry of [QUOTE]I have to laugh. You *always* miss one of the favourites, safinaferrero but they are fav' ur right but they never win like coria i knew he won't win

Space Cowgirl
06-08-2004, 11:03 AM
I think it could be Federer again, but then again, it could be Henman's year (finally). Outside bet to do well: Kiefer (don't laugh!), if he plays as well as he has been doing on several occasions this year

Lalitha
06-08-2004, 11:15 AM
To win a slam, one need to play a good seven matches in a row over a period of two weeks. Playing occassionally well isn't enough.

CarnivalCarnage
06-08-2004, 11:22 AM
It shall surely be Costa.

safinaferrero
06-08-2004, 11:57 AM
u mean albert costa the spaniar????? ur kidding ? if it'0s not the case i respect ur choice

Action Jackson
06-08-2004, 11:57 AM
It will be Chubby Chela.

Horatio Caine
06-08-2004, 11:57 AM
How the f*** did you dare to miss Henman out - that is outrageous!! :lol:

Björki
06-08-2004, 12:37 PM
Björkman!!! :D

*SKYE*
06-08-2004, 12:41 PM
I voted for Safin but I also think Federer has a REALLI good chance of winning aswell. I just chose Safin becos he is one of me fav!

RogiFan88
06-08-2004, 02:27 PM
Maratski doesn't have the belief he can win on grass... no reason why not...

If Tiger Tim can focus but not TOO much that he gets tummy ache, and can overcome nerves in a slam final [he didn't get his dry run at RG too bad], AND he gets his dream draw, i.e., Rogi in the final, then yes he can win Wimby this year!

oxy
06-08-2004, 02:29 PM
i think its rogi's again

faboozadoo15
06-08-2004, 02:31 PM
i think roger will repeat.

Horatio Caine
06-08-2004, 02:32 PM
i think its rogi's again


Could be - he certainly responded well against Johansson today after being 2/0 down in opening set, to win 6/2 6/3. Great performance. If Tim and Andy play a good Queen's then they are probably going to seriously question Roger's title winning abilities.

One thing's for sure, the title aint going to Philippoussis!! :haha:

Corey Feldman
06-08-2004, 07:51 PM
queens is a good indication, in past years sampras, hewitt and grosjean have beat henman at queens then wimbledon in the same year, i hope if henman wins queens this year, maybe it's a sign of him finally winning the biggie!

Lestat
06-08-2004, 07:54 PM
there is no doubt, roger will repeat :worship:

Havok
06-08-2004, 07:55 PM
dunno who, we just started playing grass court tennis, but the 2 biggest faves are Federer and Roddick, so one of them. Maybe someone else will shock us and tear up the field, but it'll be hard to stop either one of these men from winning the title.

rue
06-08-2004, 07:55 PM
The man to beat at this year's Wimbledon is definitely Federer and as he said his main rivalry will most likely be Henman with Roddick, Hewitt too on the side, but Henman is his main rival as long as they are placed on opposite sides of the draw, they possibly could meet in the final.

Lestat
06-08-2004, 08:18 PM
upss i forgot nalby :angel: he could reach de semis or even de final too.

little duck
06-08-2004, 08:53 PM
While Roger is buy far my favorite player to watch and cheer for, this year I give advantage to Tim Henman. He is playing better then ever and entering the tournament as the world number 5 - those who doubt in him should have this in mind. He has the game to trouble anyone. Even Hewit might not be able to stop him this time (he defeated Nalbadian last year for the first time in Wimbledon). Roger is under pressure and chances for him to defend the title are not so good as they look on paper, so he is favorite number 2 for me. Then I would put Roddick and then Nalbandian (if he enters the tournament in good helth).

But if Henman does it, it will be very special - the first Englishman to do it... And this year he realy has the game for that.

Billabong
06-08-2004, 08:54 PM
I hope Fed wins it:banana:!
GOOOO FEDDDDD:bounce:!

David Kenzie
06-08-2004, 08:59 PM
I voted other : i hope Henman will win this year !

alfonsojose
06-08-2004, 09:06 PM
Rainer :rolls: :rolls:

Lestat
06-08-2004, 09:26 PM
:haha: :haha:

Yashirobai
06-08-2004, 10:18 PM
I think it will be Andy, Roger or Tim winning. I don't see David or Lleyton getting it. Safin, of course, neither...

LCeh
06-08-2004, 11:11 PM
I really hope Roger can defend his title here. Throughout the whole year you can hear him talk about working on serve and volley to defend his title here. He lets everyone know that this is THE goal for him this year: to defend Wimbledon. I hope he can do it.

PinkFeatherBoa
06-08-2004, 11:16 PM
I hope Henman or Roddick will win Wimbledon, both have a good chance. My sentimental favourite is Henman.

sigmagirl91
06-08-2004, 11:24 PM
I will win Wimbledon. I will win for my sheer ability to verbally outclass my opponents. j/k....

G.O.
06-09-2004, 03:26 AM
I will win Wimbledon. I will win for my sheer ability to verbally outclass my opponents. j/k....

Ha Ha Ha

LiZpHaIr
06-09-2004, 03:36 AM
Timmy!

Iza
06-09-2004, 05:38 AM
Marat, Tim or Rogi.

safinaferrero
06-09-2004, 09:15 AM
For the last time i forgot Tim henman but he's always in the favourites but has NEVER win before so don't be sooooooooooooooooooooo upset !!!!!!!

jtipson
06-09-2004, 09:22 AM
You never forget Safin though, and I wouldn't say he's even a favourite :devil:

safinaferrero
06-09-2004, 09:37 AM
yeap i knew u would say that but marat can play in every surface he's so imprevisible and of course he's one of my fav' tp so im a little bit optmistic even i know that he won't probably win wimbledon

safinaferrero
06-09-2004, 09:38 AM
but it doesn't mean that i don't want henman win i will be happy for him ;)

claudine140
06-09-2004, 09:41 AM
I think a claycourtspecialist will win wimbledon, like a spanjard or an argentine, or even a totally unknown upcoming, unexpected person.
But certainly not Henman, he is pushing himself too much, especially now that he has reached the semis at roland garos. I think the pressure will be even more than in the past.

FanOfHewitt
06-10-2004, 10:21 AM
Roger is the best player at the moment and unless he has one of those rare f**k up days, he should win it.

If he does slip up, there are some obvious others that should be thereabouts to give the title a good shake:

Roddick: Great serve, big ground strokes, big game. He'll be tough to beat if his serve is working well.

Nalbandian: He is a great player and if he is fit to play he can definitely win it. I would like to see him win it. He has played too well in every grand slam not to eventually win one.

Henman: Great grass court player who plays well against Federer, Roddick, Nalbandian, so he has to have a strong chance. Only question is if he believes in himself enough to do it.

Hewitt: Can be blown off the court by just about anyone, but if his opponents aren't able to show greatness he will be there ready to outwill them in a dogfight.

I don't think anyone except these players has a good chance of winning it.
I don't think Mark Philippoussis is in the mental or physical shape he needs to be to challenge for the title liek he did last year.

dubis016
06-10-2004, 10:29 AM
It must be henman's yr this year..MUST BE!!

denim
06-10-2004, 10:37 AM
How the f*** did you dare to miss Henman out - that is outrageous!! :lol:



My sentiments exactlly lol....Henman is my pick and I have much more faith this year than past years. :)

Auscon
06-10-2004, 11:47 AM
Lleyton looks a chance to me....but if he comes up against an in form Federer, I'm not sure whether he'd go any further

MissPovaFan
06-10-2004, 02:43 PM
My heart is with Tim Henman but I believe Roger Federer will successfully defend his title this year.

CmonAussie
06-10-2004, 03:03 PM
* Henman can win but he needs to face off against fellow chokers in the SF/Final matches!!
-->> If I were Tiger Tim I'd hope to play: SF vs Grosjean & Final vs Nalbandian!!

If Henman faces Hewitt, Federer, Roddick or Safin then Timbledon will fail again>_<.

jtipson
06-10-2004, 03:21 PM
* Henman can win but he needs to face off against fellow chokers in the SF/Final matches!!
-->> If I were Tiger Tim I'd hope to play: SF vs Grosjean & Final vs Nalbandian!!

If Henman faces Hewitt, Federer, Roddick or Safin then Timbledon will fail again>_<.


Why d'you think he would prefer to play Grosjean (who beat him twice on grass last year) or Nalbandian (who he's got a poor record against)? Personally I'd be more nervous for Tim if he had to play either of those two than Federer, Roddick or Safin.

I do agree with you that it would be the end for Tim if he gets Hewitt though.

Deboogle!.
06-10-2004, 03:38 PM
I agree, jtipson. Tim can beat Andy on his precious US Decoturf, I don't think he'd be a problem for Tim on grass. I've never seen Safin play on grass so I can't help there and of course Roger is tough to beat on grass but IMO if one person has a "decent" chance of doing it, it's Tim.

MisterQ
06-10-2004, 03:43 PM
Tim, Roger, and Andy are the top contenders imo.

5 months ago I would have given Andre (AO & USO semifinalist and Masters Cup finalist) an outside chance at the title, but now I just want him to win his first round match! ;)

CmonAussie
06-10-2004, 03:44 PM
Why d'you think he would prefer to play Grosjean (who beat him twice on grass last year) or Nalbandian (who he's got a poor record against)? Personally I'd be more nervous for Tim if he had to play either of those two than Federer, Roddick or Safin.

I do agree with you that it would be the end for Tim if he gets Hewitt though.
:wavey: :cool:
* Well i don't think the H-2-H records have much baring when it comes to playing in the SF/Final of a Slam~ especially at Wimbledon!

Grosjean is more of a choker than Henman; the Frenchman always folds when he gets to SF stage of the Slams (happened at AO, FO & Wimbledon) plus his record in Finals is abysmal (won 3 lost 8). * Same goes with Nalbandian~ he's very afraid of winning the big titles (Wimbledon final 02, USO SF 03, FO SF 04, AO QF 03 & 04 plus twice finalist at TMS events).

Basically Henman can beat those who choke more than him under the pressure of winning the crucial matches at the business end of a Slam.

I don't think Tiger Tim can beat the following at Wimbledon because of their superior performances when it counts:
1. Federer ( 2-Slams; Finals 15won/8lost)
2. Hewitt (2-Slams; Finals 21won/7lost)
3. Roddick (1-Slam; Finals 13won/5lost)
4. Safin (1-Slam; Finals 11won/9lost)
.....
@@ Henmania/Timbledon (5-Slam SF = 3-Slam QF; Finals 11won/16lost)...


PS~I may be wrong because nobody expected Gaudio to win FO did they ;)

misyou25
06-10-2004, 05:00 PM
hewitt!!!!!!!!!

Corey Feldman
06-10-2004, 05:06 PM
Federer defin the fav, Hewitt 2nd fav...roddick could do it < 1 of those 3 will win
dark horses (who could upset big guns): escude, mardy fish, ancic, bjorkman, srichiphan, melzer, nalbandian (is he fit?), mirnyi

shaoyu
06-10-2004, 05:09 PM
Grosjean is more of a choker than Henman; the Frenchman always folds when he gets to SF stage of the Slams (happened at AO, FO & Wimbledon) plus his record in Finals is abysmal (won 3 lost 8). * Same goes with Nalbandian~ he's very afraid of winning the big titles (Wimbledon final 02, USO SF 03, FO SF 04, AO QF 03 & 04 plus twice finalist at TMS events).


I think the problem with Grosjean and Nalbandian is not of choke, but a fitness issue. Deep into second week they would be too tired to play their best.

Xavidbz
06-10-2004, 07:14 PM
I think Hewitt and I vote Hewitt...

Horatio Caine
06-10-2004, 07:32 PM
Why d'you think he would prefer to play Grosjean (who beat him twice on grass last year) or Nalbandian (who he's got a poor record against)? Personally I'd be more nervous for Tim if he had to play either of those two than Federer, Roddick or Safin.

I do agree with you that it would be the end for Tim if he gets Hewitt though.

Completely agree there :worship: - he goes weak at the knees at the thought of playing Frenchies and Nalbandian.

Horatio Caine
06-10-2004, 07:33 PM
Roddick aint looking good, neither is Sjeng.

Wulfram
06-10-2004, 08:03 PM
Why d'you think he would prefer to play Grosjean (who beat him twice on grass last year) or Nalbandian (who he's got a poor record against)? Personally I'd be more nervous for Tim if he had to play either of those two than Federer, Roddick or Safin.

I do agree with you that it would be the end for Tim if he gets Hewitt though.

I don't think he'd mind Grosjean - he's beaten him everytime except those two meetings, and really I think he was going to lose to whatever fit, quality player he met then

As for Hewitt :scared: Henman would have a fairly decent record in finals if he didn't keep meeting Hewitt in them.

Anyway, Federer is the clear favourite - particularly with Henman going out and Hewitt and Roddick looking a bit iffy at Queens.

RogiFan88
06-10-2004, 08:31 PM
Pandy is looking iffy at Queens? I know he had a touchy match today... how about Lleyton? How's he looking at Queens? Bet he w love to win that again -- for the 4th time???

safinaferrero
06-18-2004, 12:36 PM
i see that a lots of u guys are thinking that roger will win for the secd time is it opinion of people who didn't vote yet ? plz do vote now
:wavey: :wavey: :wavey: :wavey: :wavey: :wavey: :wavey: :wavey:

Gonzalo81
06-18-2004, 01:58 PM
Please do it David.....
Good luck

Fumus
06-18-2004, 02:00 PM
Yea there is no Timmy the Hustler Henman on there.