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Andreev saves 2 MP's to beat Isner 3-6 7-6(8) 7-5

Voo de Mar
07-30-2008, 09:22 PM
Poor Isner: two match points in the tie-break, then break points in three consecutive games in the final set and 30-0 at 5:4.

ExcaliburII
07-30-2008, 09:22 PM
:mad:

Rogieva
07-30-2008, 09:23 PM
LOL.

Isner had at least one break point for 3 of Andreev's service games in a row in the final set, one had 0/40 at *2-3 but couldn't convert :help:

Igor converted on the first BP at 5-5

Voo de Mar
07-30-2008, 09:25 PM
Andreev can't play return games against these "all serve guys". He has played in all 11 sets against Arthurs-Karlovic-Isner and had just 3 break points in all (1 converted, today against mega-mug Isner).

seljanin
07-30-2008, 09:25 PM
Sad result, but I was a bit surprised that Isner managed to do a pretty OK job in keeping himself in the baseline rallies with Andreev. Before the match I thought that Andreev will outrally Isner easily. Wasn't the case though.

dijus
07-30-2008, 09:25 PM
one of the luckiest win ever

ChinoRios4Ever
07-30-2008, 09:26 PM
clinical Igor :eek: playing good in the clutch... unreal

Isner will lose tons of points, bye bye top 100 :wavey:

scarecrows
07-30-2008, 09:26 PM
Andreev is winning close matches lately, smth that was sucking at before

HoistDaColors
07-30-2008, 09:27 PM
CLUTCH!!!

omg i think igor was about to burst out laughing on how he scrapped through those service games. how many aces and unreturnable serves did he dished out at those important moments? Unbelievable!

Igor didn't play well but credit to John. He was like a mountain whenever he had a chance to get to net. It was so difficult for Igor to pass him. The last few games, I think Igor finally woke up and instead of trying to go straight for winners, he pinned Isner to the baseline and rally with him, moving him side to side.

FluffyYellowBall
07-30-2008, 09:28 PM
Wow...Isner won in all departments but BP's!:eek: More points won, higher 1st serve percentage, more 1st and second serve points won, more winners, less UE's but he only converted 1 of 8 BP's:sad::sad:

He should be proud of that

TheBoiledEgg
07-30-2008, 09:35 PM
Igor :banana: :D :)

Jaap
07-30-2008, 09:37 PM
One of the luckiest players about at the moment, this Andreev.

MacTheKnife
07-30-2008, 09:38 PM
American tennis at it's finest. A choke fest. But give Andreev credit, he kept coming up with huge serves on big points. If Isner could find a return game some where, he'd be dangerous. Right now he's a big serve and that's about it. He stayed in some rallies much better than I thought, but he just doesn't seem to be able to hurt anyone with that forehand unless it's a sitter.

TankingTheSet
07-30-2008, 09:40 PM
In the second set tie-break Andreev was all second serve but Isner kept moonballing playing right into Andreev's hands, he was very scared. Earlier in the match Isner had shown more aggression in the rallies.

Pfloyd
07-30-2008, 09:43 PM
Damn, two tough matches won for Andreev.

Good Stuff. Hope you can keep it up. :yeah:

BodyServe
07-30-2008, 09:46 PM
Clutch serving for Andreev in the 3rd.

Andreev can't play return games against these "all serve guys". He has played in all 11 sets against Arthurs-Karlovic-Isner and had just 3 break points in all (1 converted, today against mega-mug Isner).

You can add Guccione :)

Voo de Mar
07-30-2008, 09:49 PM
You can add Guccione :)

So, 13 sets, break points won 1/3 :)

Manon
07-30-2008, 10:06 PM
Put. Shame.

GlennMirnyi
07-30-2008, 10:11 PM
Amazing how much luck this dumb ballbasher has.

If Isner wasn't such a wussy and attacked one of the 2 second serves he got at break point in the third set he'd have won easily.

G4.
07-30-2008, 10:13 PM
what the hell do you expect , Isner has a club level baseline game

Pepi.
07-30-2008, 10:21 PM
Igor :yeah:

TMJordan
07-30-2008, 10:26 PM
Andreev seriously might be the 2nd best player in the world right now.

Enjoy Incubus
07-30-2008, 10:28 PM
John :sad:

Mashachosen1
07-30-2008, 10:36 PM
Igor :hearts:

rocketassist
07-30-2008, 10:37 PM
Isner :o Blew it big time.

Montego
07-30-2008, 10:42 PM
Amazing how much luck this dumb ballbasher has.

If Isner wasn't such a wussy and attacked one of the 2 second serves he got at break point in the third set he'd have won easily.

The same can be said about wussy Stepanek.

GlennMirnyi
07-30-2008, 10:52 PM
The same can be said about wussy Stepanek.

Nope, I didn't watch Steps' 3rd set to say anything.

I bet he blew it though.

jonny84
07-30-2008, 11:06 PM
Shame for John. Shold have and could have won this.

Merton
07-30-2008, 11:13 PM
Well done for Igor, I thought he was a goner in the 2nd set tiebreak.

betowiec
07-30-2008, 11:14 PM
igor too good

finishingmove
07-31-2008, 04:19 AM
andreev keeping the good form.

very nice