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France pulls ahead of Canada 2-1

MuzzahLovah
02-12-2012, 12:52 AM
:hearts: Allez Mika! Allez Julien! Allez besos! :kiss:

Jimnik
02-12-2012, 12:53 AM
How many Frances are there?

nadejda
02-12-2012, 12:56 AM
Mikka and Benny absolutely fantastic, there is chemistry between these two :worship:

Allez France! Allez Jo!

Pirata.
02-12-2012, 12:57 AM
Frances McDormand?

BroTree123
02-12-2012, 12:59 AM
Finally....Tsonga vs Raonic :drool:.

Jimnik
02-12-2012, 01:01 AM
Disappointing from world #3 Dan Nestor.

USA won't get to play their North American brothers.

Sunset of Age
02-12-2012, 01:18 AM
:hearts: Allez Mika! Allez Julien! Allez besos! :kiss:

They showed today again why there are in my siggie. :worship:

Monfils
02-12-2012, 01:23 AM
In Davis Cup we've got probably the best double on the tour, really strong tonight again Mika and Julien. Allez !

romismak
02-12-2012, 01:25 AM
In Davis Cup we've got probably the best double on the tour, really strong tonight again Mika and Julien. Allez !

I think they have great chemistry and are top 5 doubles team in world, it´s shame Llodra has already good partner in zimonjic and both are also trying to succeed in singles, together if they only would try in doubles they could be very succesfull.

Ash86
02-12-2012, 01:46 AM
In Davis Cup we've got probably the best double on the tour, really strong tonight again Mika and Julien. Allez !

Ummm... think the Bryan Bros would be the best doubles team in DC. But Llodra/Benneteau were amazing tonight - incredible returns from Jules of Milos' serve. :hearts: They should stick with that pairing throughout DC rather than bringing Gasquet in instead of Julien - Gasquet hasn't got the mental strength to pull it out for France - Julien on the other hand was pumped up & really delivered for the team. Great chemistry, great skills.

Nestor paid the price for thinking Raonic's serve would be enough to make him the better doubles partner - should have gone for Vasek instead - Milos with a low first serve % is a useless doubles partner.

Monfils
02-12-2012, 02:12 AM
In french TV, they said that Nestor asked to have Pospisil with him for the double but coach decided to put Raonic.

khanazam
02-12-2012, 02:16 AM
yeah that makes more sense, i dont think nestor would have pushed for a last minute switch in doubles partner. the sportsnet commentator said that they spent 4 hours last night deciding who to play and decided that raonic was on a roll and with his serve he would be better. plus they said raonic really wanted to play. it should have been pospisil.

Ravel
02-12-2012, 02:28 AM
Laurendeau on choosing Raonic: "When a guy's on a roll, u want to keep it going."

I find it to be a bit of a bitch-slap to Nestor. Laurendeau clearly made the decision on Raonic playing well yesterday and not at all on who's best to play alongside Nestor.

I can't wait until someone replaces him.

SapELee
02-12-2012, 02:33 AM
Ummm... think the Bryan Bros would be the best doubles team in DC. But Llodra/Benneteau were amazing tonight - incredible returns from Jules of Milos' serve. :hearts: They should stick with that pairing throughout DC rather than bringing Gasquet in instead of Julien - Gasquet hasn't got the mental strength to pull it out for France - Julien on the other hand was pumped up & really delivered for the team. Great chemistry, great skills.

Nestor paid the price for thinking Raonic's serve would be enough to make him the better doubles partner - should have gone for Vasek instead - Milos with a low first serve % is a useless doubles partner.

Impressive Davis Cup Records :worship::worship: Still undefeated on clay despite so many clay matches :lol: :worship:

MaratandMilos
02-12-2012, 02:34 AM
If Raonic really wanted to play and was confident in himself, I don't see a problem with the decision. It had to have been very tempting after watching Milos dispatch Benneteau with ease.

The way Nestor played today (as well as how well Benneteau and Llodra did play), it really wouldn't have mattered who they put in the 2nd spot anyway.

Snowwy
02-12-2012, 03:13 AM
In french TV, they said that Nestor asked to have Pospisil with him for the double but coach decided to put Raonic.

Not surprising ML is a clown.

Elly
02-12-2012, 03:15 AM
Sad that we lost today. Walked into arena with high hopes but was disappointed with our performance. Benny and Llodra were so in sync and dominated in both TBs. Not sure if Pop played we would have different result. We did better in cheering but the French group was still loud. Of course it got worse when they were leading. Hoping Milos will not be too tired tomorrow and the 5th rubber could still be alive. Tough!

Go Canada Go.

MuzzahLovah
02-12-2012, 03:40 AM
In french TV, they said that Nestor asked to have Pospisil with him for the double but coach decided to put Raonic.

Popsickle is a better volleyer- bad decision from the coach. Raonic has great serve but not particularly good under pressure.

MuzzahLovah
02-12-2012, 03:42 AM
Sad that we lost today. Walked into arena with high hopes but was disappointed with our performance. Benny and Llodra were so in sync and dominated in both TBs. Not sure if Pop played we would have different result. We did better in cheering but the French group was still loud. Of course it got worse when they were leading. Hoping Milos will not be too tired tomorrow and the 5th rubber could still be alive. Tough!

Go Canada Go.

Benny and Llodra were especially good at cheering in each others winners in unison- hardly any positive energy from the other team.

allpro
02-12-2012, 03:51 AM
it should have been pospisil.

I find it to be a bit of a bitch-slap to Nestor. Laurendeau clearly made the decision on Raonic playing well yesterday and not at all on who's best to play alongside Nestor.

I can't wait until someone replaces him.

Popsickle is a better volleyer- bad decision from the coach.

+1

Yolita
02-12-2012, 03:58 AM
Benneteau and Llodra played a fantastic match. They were having so much fun... It's great to watch doubles on such a fast surface, played bt such great players.

I hope Milos will recover enough tomorrow to take it to Tsonga. If he serves like he did against Julien on Friday, it'll be tough for Jo.

I'm very much looking forward to watching Milos v Tsonga.

ALLEZ LES BLEUS! :)

Gagsquet
02-12-2012, 10:29 AM
Poor Canada.

kiriri***
02-12-2012, 10:43 AM
Poor Canada.

Agreed. But French doubles team is very strong;)

BodyServe
02-12-2012, 12:22 PM
Awfull returning from Canada against not so great servers.

You would expect a double specialist like Nestor to return better...

MuzzahLovah
02-12-2012, 03:30 PM
http://www.daviscup.com/ITF/Plugins/ImageGen/ImageGen.ashx?image=/media/110685/110685_BigPicture.jpg&constrain=True&height=293&width=520

Stronga23
02-12-2012, 03:35 PM
http://www.daviscup.com/ITF/Plugins/ImageGen/ImageGen.ashx?image=/media/110685/110685_BigPicture.jpg&constrain=True&height=293&width=520

Haha awesome stuff. Jo needs to bring the same energy today :hearts: