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Hopman Cup Final: Robredo d. Murray 1-6 6-4 6-3

davidrafael
01-09-2010, 04:45 AM
Robredo d. Murray 1-6 6-4 6-3

Murray cruising until late second set then it was all Robredo, Murray with no answer!

Smoke944
01-09-2010, 04:50 AM
Podemos :cool:
Better player won :)

brief
01-09-2010, 04:51 AM
Tommy played out of his mind! He wanted it more and it showed.

Gift Collector
01-09-2010, 04:53 AM
If Murray wants to win a slam this year he has to be able to keep his intensity up in pressure situations

Clydey
01-09-2010, 04:53 AM
Unreal first set from Murray. The final 2 sets were like his form against Cilic in New York. One of the worst displays of his career. Tommy was brilliant, though. Serve was working and he was skelping every forehand. Murray got what he deserved.

zagro
01-09-2010, 04:55 AM
Fantastic Tommy. He weathered Andy's game in the first set and then built up his chances by serving great and playing more aggressively.

willoughby
01-09-2010, 05:01 AM
Good match by Tommy :yeah:

n8
01-09-2010, 05:27 AM
Tommy is bringing it to Perth! Almost exact same scoreline as the Roddick d. Berdych 1-6 6-3 6-4 match. Hard court wins over Hewitt and Murray are very impressive, I really hope he can keep it up on tour.

sammy01
01-09-2010, 05:28 AM
it is a sad case was boredo is taking it on more than the world #4. he played with purpose and power in the 1st set then reverted back to pushing and let boredo dictate. he has to play like the 1st set all the time, it takes more nerve but the results will be worth it.

bad gambler
01-09-2010, 05:29 AM
Robredo's on court interview after the match was quite amusing. Gave his playing partner a bit of stick for losing to Robson :lol:

Tommy Boredo or Tommy Bravado in 2010?

:eek:

chowdahead25
01-09-2010, 06:20 AM
Tommys forehand was ridiculously good. He straight outplayed Murray. Glad to see him lose. Never winning a slam.

davidrafael
01-09-2010, 06:25 AM
Why "Boredo"?

TMJordan
01-09-2010, 06:25 AM
haha

Leo
01-09-2010, 06:28 AM
You know it's a problem when Boredo is playing more aggressively than you and successfully outgunning you. Murray, stop being a wimp. Hit your serve and forehand like when you defeated Nadal in the USO '08 semis. :worship:

dylan24
01-09-2010, 07:09 AM
what a joke this murray is.
never will win a slam

Clydey
01-09-2010, 07:12 AM
You know it's a problem when Boredo is playing more aggressively than you and successfully outgunning you. Murray, stop being a wimp. Hit your serve and forehand like when you defeated Nadal in the USO '08 semis. :worship:

That's what he has been doing and what he was doing in the first set. No idea what made him revert to retrieving.

Clydey
01-09-2010, 07:13 AM
what a joke this murray is.
never will win a slam

Federer just got straight-setted. And not in an exhibition tournament. Short memory? :lol:

brief
01-09-2010, 07:14 AM
Aaaand Spain took the cup.

Clydey
01-09-2010, 07:20 AM
Aaaand Spain took the cup.

They deserved it. Robredo was excellent in both matches. He really won it for them.

Andi-M
01-09-2010, 07:27 AM
Murray was not so good in dubs left alot of the work to Laura. I dont think he had recovered from losing the singles. Tommy was immense though deserves a ton of credit for the victory!

Oh well a disappointing loss before a slam, is better than one in it.

sammy01
01-09-2010, 07:31 AM
the doubles was won by robredo, he took on the challenge of winning it. murray played such good tennis in the 1st set of his singles, just cant understand why he stopped going for it, it cost GB the hopman cup.

paseo
01-09-2010, 07:33 AM
Federer just got straight-setted. And not in an exhibition tournament. Short memory? :lol:

Yeah, by reigning WTF champion and world #6, poor little Davydenko, too. :(

Not Murray though, he got beaten by reigning Buenos Aires Champion and world #16, The Mighty Robredo. :D

dylan24
01-09-2010, 07:35 AM
Federer just got straight-setted. And not in an exhibition tournament. Short memory? :lol:

who cares? fed has won a ton of slams.
murray has won 0 slams.
probably will never win one.

sammy01
01-09-2010, 07:36 AM
Yeah, by reigning WTF champion and world #6, poor little Davydenko, too. :(

Not Murray though, he got beaten by reigning Buenos Aires Champion and world #16, The Mighty Robredo. :D

lol at you making being world #16 seem bad, fuck id love to be world #16 :p

whattheheck
01-09-2010, 07:40 AM
GBR had their chances...

paseo
01-09-2010, 07:41 AM
lol at you making being world #16 seem bad, fuck id love to be world #16 :p

Hey, I would be really proud of myself if I could be Top 20 in the world. But, we're talking about Fed & Murray here, not us amateurs. Come on man, don't spoil all the fun :(

sammy01
01-09-2010, 07:55 AM
Hey, I would be really proud of myself if I could be Top 20 in the world. But, we're talking about Fed & Murray here, not us amateurs. Come on man, don't spoil all the fun :(

ok carry on putting murray down :p

Clydey
01-09-2010, 07:57 AM
Yeah, by reigning WTF champion and world #6, poor little Davydenko, too. :(

Not Murray though, he got beaten by reigning Buenos Aires Champion and world #16, The Mighty Robredo. :D

I prefer to think of it as Federer losing to someone he had a 12-1 H2H against. He has an official loss this year. Murray doesn't. ;)

Björki
01-09-2010, 08:09 AM
:eek:

Tommy :yeah:

samanosuke
01-09-2010, 08:15 AM
Defeat against Boredo is great preparation for AO

Horatio Caine
01-09-2010, 08:20 AM
I prefer to think of it as Federer losing to someone he had a 12-1 H2H against. He has an official loss this year. Murray doesn't. ;)

Federer clocked up many of those wins over Davydenko during his 'God-like' period, when no-one other than Nadal could get close to him...so I wouldn't give a 12-0 or 12-1 start too much extra weight.

Sure, Muzza lost in an exhibition...so it isn't the end of the world by any means. But when you compare this defeat to the manner of his victories this week, and the fact that this was a FINAL which we already had a shock 1-0 start in...imo it's a very poor result. He was beating Robredo on clay last year (I considered it a good result at the time), and certainly shouldn't be losing to him on any other surface. I wonder if he was injured again...maybe he got twinges from his wrist?

If he continues to pat the ball back and focus on retrieving then he should prepare himself mentally for a potential early exit from the Australian Open...there are a good number of lower-ranked players who would relish the opportunity to knock him for six. Failing that, he will only be making up the numbers by R16/QF of the Australian Open, which would be a shame.

Clydey
01-09-2010, 08:31 AM
Federer clocked up many of those wins over Davydenko during his 'God-like' period, when no-one other than Nadal could get close to him...so I wouldn't give a 12-0 or 12-1 start too much extra weight.

Sure, Muzza lost in an exhibition...so it isn't the end of the world by any means. But when you compare this defeat to the manner of his victories this week, and the fact that this was a FINAL which we already had a shock 1-0 start in...imo it's a very poor result. He was beating Robredo on clay last year (I considered it a good result at the time), and certainly shouldn't be losing to him on any other surface. I wonder if he was injured again...maybe he got twinges from his wrist?

If he continues to pat the ball back and focus on retrieving then he should prepare himself mentally for a potential early exit from the Australian Open...there are a good number of lower-ranked players who would relish the opportunity to knock him for six. Failing that, he will only be making up the numbers by R16/QF of the Australian Open, which would be a shame.

No injury. Just stupidity. He had been steamrolling his opponents with aggressive tennis and was doing the same to Robredo. I don't know if he got complacent or lost concentration, but once he let Robredo dictate, he was never able find his first set form again.

paseo
01-09-2010, 08:33 AM
No injury. Just stupidity. He had been steamrolling his opponents with aggressive tennis and was doing the same to Robredo. I don't know if he got complacent or lost concentration, but once he let Robredo get dictate, he was never able find his first set form again.

Maybe he's nervous. He choked under pressure.

Horatio Caine
01-09-2010, 08:34 AM
No injury. Just stupidity. He had been steamrolling his opponents with aggressive tennis and was doing the same to Robredo. I don't know if he got complacent or lost concentration, but once he let Robredo get dictate, he was never able find his first set form again.

Good that there is no injury.

Yeah, it wouldn't surprise me if he became a little complacent...after all, his singles had been too easy this week. But, still, one could have expected him to find some way back. After all, if he had been able to hold onto his serve, as a minimum, in the decider, that would have bought him some time. A golden rule in tennis matches.

Mechlan
01-09-2010, 08:41 AM
As someone said, better a disappointing loss here than at the AO. Should be a good wake-up call to never take opponents for granted, which Murray's prone to doing and often gets him into trouble against players he has no business losing to.

scoobs
01-09-2010, 08:46 AM
Better here than the AO but still shouldn't have happened - he has to learn how to disrupt a player when they get into this sort of mood, he had no answers in that final set.

Ferrero Forever
01-09-2010, 08:48 AM
Tommy was awesome today. He's in great form, I hope it lasts a few more weeks

scoobs
01-09-2010, 08:54 AM
Having said what I did, Robredo was finding some sensational shots.

As we've seen in Metz in 2007, when Tommy gets hot there's something about his game that can give Murray all sorts of problems, and that was the case today.

CandaceParker
01-09-2010, 09:05 AM
Why "Boredo"?

That's the question I always want to ask.
But I think it's kind of cute...Robredo, Boredo...

FairWeatherFan
01-09-2010, 09:46 AM
It's just an exhibition, Boredo is not in Murray's class.

Certinfy
01-09-2010, 10:21 AM
Nice One Tommy :yeah: Murray :retard:

JolánGagó
01-09-2010, 10:30 AM
Spain flaunting once again its overwhelming domminance in today tennis.

Vamos Armada!!! :rocker2:

paseo
01-09-2010, 10:47 AM
It was at the very least a lesson in humility for the 22-year-old after he had declared yesterday that he would not lose to the 27-year-old Robredo.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/article-1241839/Andy-Murray-Laura-Robson-beaten-Spain-Hopman-Cup-Final.html

:D

coonster14
01-09-2010, 10:51 AM
nice work tommy :), too bad murray...

Sommarsverige
01-09-2010, 11:04 AM
Tommy :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

I would have loved to watch the match & really hope Tommy keeps this shape up :yeah:

TheBoiledEgg
01-09-2010, 11:24 AM
everytime Haggis opens his trap, he ends up with shit all over his face

yesterday was saying he's playing well enough to win Aus Open.

cocrcici
01-09-2010, 11:48 AM
:spit:

~EMiLiTA~
01-09-2010, 12:46 PM
Great match today. I was there, Andy played sublime in the first set, and then lost the plot. Tommy did very well to hold it together and ended up playing really well. Forehand and serve were very strong. It was a real deja vu from when he won this tournament in similar style in 2002!

rrfnpump
01-09-2010, 01:08 PM
Tommy :hearts:
starts the year with 8 wins!

timafi
01-09-2010, 01:12 PM
everytime Haggis opens his trap, he ends up with shit all over his face

yesterday was saying he's playing well enough to win Aus Open.
:lol:

I hope Murray ends 2010 slam-less:angel::angel::angel::angel::angel:

congrats Tommy:hatoff:

Sander.
01-09-2010, 01:21 PM
Good win for Tommy!

Sad for Andy :hug:

Iván
01-09-2010, 01:22 PM
not really an important tourno, robredo finally finding form.

murray doesnt really care

Filo V.
01-09-2010, 01:34 PM
Murray had complete control of the match for about one and a half sets. He didn't lose a first serve point with a percentage in the 60's. As soon as Tommy started picking up his aggression and Murray's serve went off a bit, the match was basically over. Congrats to Tommy and Spain on winning Hopman cup.

What I find interesting is how people continue to call Tommy "Boredo" even after an exciting performance as this. Guess you can never please everyone.

Har-Tru
01-09-2010, 01:41 PM
Tennis is the winner.

Ariel
01-09-2010, 01:58 PM
Congratulations Tommy. It's nice to see him hoisting a trophy again and he made it so. Good luck in 2010 chico.

Aaric
01-09-2010, 02:00 PM
And he was complaning because Laura never won, and GBR lost the final because of him :haha: Idiot this Murray

Cloudygirl
01-09-2010, 02:07 PM
And he was complaning because Laura never won, and GBR lost the final because of him :haha: Idiot this Murray

I didn't see him seriously complain that Laura never won.

pica_pica
01-09-2010, 02:30 PM
Very good match by Robredo :yeah: What a surprise Hopman Cup final! :haha:

Clydey
01-09-2010, 02:34 PM
I didn't see him seriously complain that Laura never won.

He didn't. The same way he didn't seriously say that he wouldn't lose to Robredo. A lot of people can't tell the difference between trash talk and banter.

Langers
01-09-2010, 03:03 PM
Annnnd this match proved to me once again that Murray is nowhere close to the level that is required to win a Grand Slam.

-Too
-Freaking
-Passive

Puschkin
01-09-2010, 03:10 PM
Poor Murray. From AO favourite to ultimate mug within a day. :lol:

bizzle
01-09-2010, 03:40 PM
I feel worse for Robson. Poor girl had the win of her life, gave GBR the ultimate head start to being crowned Hopman Cup Champions, then Murray fails to put away some mug who he hasn't lost to in ages. But why am I not too surprised?

Arkulari
01-09-2010, 04:09 PM
Spain flaunting once again its overwhelming domminance in today tennis.

Vamos Armada!!! :rocker2:

http://hopmancup.com/upload/images/imgSpainTrophy2010.jpg

if Boredo plays for Spain it is almost certain that he will win, he might not be my fave player but he's definitely a patriot :yeah:

Corey Feldman
01-09-2010, 04:56 PM
typical Murray, once a choker on the big stage.. always a choker

:lol: @ at the chick losing to a 15 year old brit though

rocketassist
01-09-2010, 05:19 PM
Feel for Laura there. Exo or not, losing to Boredo is worthy of electric chair torture.

ChinoRios4Ever
01-09-2010, 05:49 PM
It's only an exo :p

Henry Chinaski
01-09-2010, 05:50 PM
This Robredo will reach the Aus Open qf's again

MrChopin
01-09-2010, 05:55 PM
Feel for Laura there. Exo or not, losing to Boredo is worthy of electric chair torture.

+1

Corey Feldman
01-09-2010, 05:59 PM
yeah Exo or not, you'd have expected better from Murray at a set up - and winning easily and with a bit of glory and a trophy for Robson on the line, but he implodes as per usual :zzz:

I♥PsY@Mus!c
01-09-2010, 06:02 PM
Start wondering how Andy can win a GS.

Chair Umpire
01-09-2010, 06:05 PM
http://hopmancup.com/upload/images/imgSpainTrophy2010.jpg

if Boredo plays for Spain it is almost certain that he will win, he might not be my fave player but he's definitely a patriot :yeah:

Well done, guys. :cool:

L.J.
01-09-2010, 08:26 PM
I don't feel sorry for Laura - I'd have felt much more sorry for Robredo if he didn't win the Cup after beating Murray which was an amazing win.

Robredo and Martinez Sanchez wanted to win so much more than Robson and Murray, it meant more to them and they fully deserve it.

Robson's time will come, this was meant for Tommy, he doesn't get enough rewards for what a good player he really is - one of the few players to consistently maintain a high top 30 standard for almost a decade now. Sometimes it is nice for the 'middle-men' to win and do well, and not always the big stars. Tommy played his heart out and deserved it - enough said.

leng jai
01-09-2010, 10:31 PM
Robson had to tolerate the Scottish clown for a whole week, and still gets stooged on the last day.

Vida
01-09-2010, 10:35 PM
if you would search 'this was the worst murray ever played' on mtf, you would find more than a handful of posts.

LinkMage
01-09-2010, 11:01 PM
At least Fedmug has never fallen so low as to lose to Boredo...

Corey Feldman
01-09-2010, 11:54 PM
At least Fedmug has never fallen so low as to lose to Boredo...he did actually, in this same event in 2002 :p

malisha
01-10-2010, 12:51 AM
judging from some posts in this thread there is a new Robredo out there who is hammering winners too hard for one of the best retrivers out there

tangerine_dream
01-10-2010, 01:56 AM
http://i41.tinypic.com/2ahtl5s.jpg

Action Jackson
01-10-2010, 02:02 AM
typical Murray, once a choker on the big stage.. always a choker

:lol: @ at the chick losing to a 15 year old brit though

Hopman Cup is the big stage now?

Arkulari
01-10-2010, 02:04 AM
http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/0cNm3K27kufLs/610x.jpg

http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/0bi6cpPbjrdlw/610x.jpg

rocketassist
01-10-2010, 02:05 AM
He's well got it up there while he's hugging her.

Deivid23
01-10-2010, 02:44 AM
:haha: Boredo wtf do u think you´ve just won? A fucking slam?

Getta
01-10-2010, 02:47 AM
it's just a tube of balls stuffed into there.

GhostUnholy
01-10-2010, 04:44 AM
looked like robredo really wanted this, good win for him

gusavo
01-10-2010, 07:34 AM
the doubles was won by robredo, he took on the challenge of winning it. murray played such good tennis in the 1st set of his singles, just cant understand why he stopped going for it, it cost GB the hopman cup.

no it didnt.
lol you should be coaching him, amazing analysis, so much better than his current coaches.


If he continues to pat the ball back and focus on retrieving then he should prepare himself mentally for a potential early exit from the Australian Open...there are a good number of lower-ranked players who would relish the opportunity to knock him for six. Failing that, he will only be making up the numbers by R16/QF of the Australian Open, which would be a shame.
lol, check the odds

sammy01
01-10-2010, 07:39 AM
no it didnt.
lol you should be coaching him, amazing analysis, so much better than his current coaches.

yes it did, murray was the 1 match GB was banking on winning in the final.

as for murrays game it is simple, he becomes defensive when guys start coming at him, instead of reacting to it by being proactive himself. he has the shots as he showed in the 1st set.

gusavo
01-10-2010, 07:43 AM
yes it did, murray was the 1 match GB was banking on winning in the final.

as for murrays game it is simple, he becomes defensive when guys start coming at him, instead of reacting to it by being proactive himself. he has the shots as he showed in the 1st set.
no it did not. he did not go from won match-lost match+mixed doubles by "stopped to go for it", omfg
oh, its simple?

LleytonMonfils
01-10-2010, 07:50 AM
Murray is like Monfils, but with way bigger tits

Experimentee
01-10-2010, 10:43 PM
Happy for Robredo, he really wanted this win and played his heart out.

He didn't get a chance to win the DC for Spain, so the Hopman Cup I suppose is the next best thing :)

straitup
01-10-2010, 11:27 PM
Good win even though it was only Hopman Cup...I thought Spain would win but I didn't think it would be because of Robredo :lol:

tennishero
01-10-2010, 11:31 PM
lol shameful result.

3c273
01-11-2010, 03:42 AM
That's what he has been doing and what he was doing in the first set. No idea what made him revert to retrieving.

He got a little problem with his thigh and ankle at middle of 2nd set , and cannot keep up the 1st set performance , he cannot serve return and hit winner like he did any more ... Robredo had been very good through out.