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O. Rochus (BEL) d (8)I. Ljubicic (CRO) 62 62

star
04-12-2005, 01:51 PM
I can't believe noone posted a thread on this yet. ;)

Oliver!!!! :bounce: :bounce:

misyou25
04-12-2005, 01:56 PM
olli :yeah:

croat123
04-12-2005, 01:56 PM
ivan :o :help: :cuckoo:
you didn't have to show up if you were going to play so bad

misyou25
04-12-2005, 01:56 PM
:yippee:

misyou25
04-12-2005, 01:57 PM
ivan :o :help: :cuckoo:
you didn't have to show up if you were going to play so bad
ivan played as usual, olli just played marvelous :)

Fergie
04-12-2005, 01:58 PM
Ivan :smash:

croat123
04-12-2005, 02:00 PM
ivan played as usual, olli just played marvelous :)
if ivan played half as well as he did in the beginning of the year, he would have won easily. the fact that rochus won more points on his second serve than his first is pathetic when you take into consideration how poor his serve is in the first place

CooCooCachoo
04-12-2005, 02:00 PM
Oli :woohoo:

Clay and Ivan will never be best buds.

lucashg
04-12-2005, 02:03 PM
:woohoo: I was expecting an upset, but it was more wishful thinking there than an actual make-sense thought. Congrats, Rochus! I hope he has a good tournament!

Clay isn't Ljubicic's best surface but it's not like he sucks at it, didn't he reach the semifinals of one of the clay AMS events last year? Forgot which one now.

bad gambler
04-12-2005, 02:05 PM
first match on clay for ivan - can't read too much into this

HybridTheory
04-12-2005, 02:16 PM
Ivan .. :sad:

adelaide
04-12-2005, 02:18 PM
What happened there Ivan???

Ollie! :)

knight_ley
04-12-2005, 02:19 PM
:sad:

BelgianWaffle
04-12-2005, 02:19 PM
Olivier! :banana:
:woohoo:

star
04-12-2005, 02:19 PM
Ivan is a very good player, and has been playing great. That's why I was so happy to see that Oli won!

I hope Ivan does better in his next tournament..... so long as it's not at the expense of one of my faves. :)

MisterQ
04-12-2005, 02:22 PM
:banana:

rocketrajic
04-12-2005, 03:57 PM
It's his first match on clay and it's not a big surprise that he lost. I'm only surprised by the result. :mad:


He will do better in the next tournament. :cool:

Allez-H˛
04-12-2005, 04:46 PM
Ollie :bounce:

BelgianGirl
04-12-2005, 04:49 PM
Congrats Ollie! :hug:

tangerine_dream
04-12-2005, 05:16 PM
Well done, Ollie :banana:

Aleksa's Laydee
04-12-2005, 06:53 PM
:yippee: olivier!!

El Legenda
04-12-2005, 07:20 PM
When does Ivan play next Rome? month away?

El Legenda
04-12-2005, 07:23 PM
he's playing a Munich April25th...should be #1 seed.

Deivid23
04-12-2005, 07:39 PM
if ivan played half as well as he did in the beginning of the year, he would have won easily. the fact that rochus won more points on his second serve than his first is pathetic when you take into consideration how poor his serve is in the first place

One funny lesson our Croatian fellas have taught me lately is:

When Iván loses don´t dare to doubt Iván is the better player on that surface. He lost bc he played crap, if he played well we only would lose to Roger. ;)

foul_dwimmerlaik
04-12-2005, 07:46 PM
Ollie, well done!

NATAS81
04-12-2005, 08:01 PM
That's what happens when you can't control the baseline rallies.

joske
04-12-2005, 08:03 PM
One funny lesson our Croatian fellas have taught me lately is:

When Iván loses don´t dare to doubt Iván is the better player on that surface. He lost bc he played crap, if he played well we only would lose to Roger. ;)

if he was the better player he shouldn't have played like crap.. :p good job, Olli :woohoo:

zoeziepoezie
04-12-2005, 08:16 PM
Congrats Oli :worship: :hug:

Scotso
04-12-2005, 09:30 PM
Ollie :worship:

alexito
04-12-2005, 09:35 PM
Ljubicic only play good in hard for his server, nothing else.

RaVeR
04-12-2005, 09:50 PM
pfff Ivan:rolleyes::rolleyes:

Sjengster
04-12-2005, 10:12 PM
I did have to rub my eyes and blink when I first saw the scoreline, Rochus has had a good start to the year himself but not at the same level as Ljubicic and it's remarkable that someone who just lost quite easily to Kuerten on his comeback from surgery could demolish a player who beat Pavel and Youzhny on clay to make the semis of Hamburg last year. Maybe Ljubicic just doesn't play well on "home soil", as it were; this is the second match in a row he has lost 2 and 2 in Monte Carlo, after the third-round drubbing at the hands of Kolya last year, and I can't imagine his supporters were very impressed...

federer express
04-12-2005, 10:16 PM
was actually expecting a rochus win here.