Wimbledon R1: Berdych def. Korolev 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 [Archive] - MensTennisForums.com

Wimbledon R1: Berdych def. Korolev 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5

osalsyst
06-23-2008, 06:01 PM
Dammit Evgeny!

~*BGT*~
06-23-2008, 06:03 PM
I have nothing else to add to your post osalsyst. :o

selyoink
06-23-2008, 06:04 PM
Berdych comes through in the clutch moments breaking Korolev when he was serving for the match.

ReturnWinner
06-23-2008, 06:04 PM
I feel bad for Korolev, he served for the match and was going to be his biggest win in the tour.

2moretogo
06-23-2008, 06:04 PM
Typical from both players.:rolleyes:

Allez
06-23-2008, 06:05 PM
Wtf ?

Dimitra
06-23-2008, 06:06 PM
He managed to win in the end but terrible perfomance.:/

kalisita
06-23-2008, 06:06 PM
I feel so bad for Korolev because he was so close :sad: but I feel happy for Berdych because he's still coming back from injury (though I'm not the biggest Berdych fan in general).

Voo de Mar
06-23-2008, 06:10 PM
Berdych's first 5-set win after 3 defeats in a row :)

GuiroNl
06-23-2008, 06:10 PM
Choke of tragic proportions :sad:

~*BGT*~
06-23-2008, 06:12 PM
Choke of tragic proportions :sad:

That's Evgeny. :sad:

valexie03
06-23-2008, 06:20 PM
Tomas http://smileys.sur-la-toile.com/repository/Respect/R_CHAM%7E1.GIF http://smileys.sur-la-toile.com/repository/Divers/mort-de-chaud-987712.gif

maxxo
06-23-2008, 06:23 PM
mugs match

PiggyGotRoasted
06-23-2008, 06:33 PM
Berdych tanked the first and fourth set so he could improve his 5 set match record.

shotgun
06-23-2008, 06:35 PM
I feel bad for Korolev, he served for the match and was going to be his biggest win in the tour.

He has beaten Davydenko before, a win over Berdych wouldn't top that.

scarecrows
06-23-2008, 06:36 PM
yay Tomas, stop bullshitting and win easier next time

Rumour
06-23-2008, 06:48 PM
Berdych tanked the first and fourth set so he could improve his 5 set match record.
:lol:

Seriously though, what is going on with him nowadays? Yes he had the ankle injury but he wasn't playing too well even before that :confused:

Grinder
06-23-2008, 07:02 PM
He has beaten Davydenko before, a win over Berdych wouldn't top that.

Nar, a five set win over Berdych at Wimbledon coming back from two sets to one down would have been bigger than a win at Marseille.

Tom Paulman
06-23-2008, 07:05 PM
Korolev was holding with ease (except for 1 game) in the 5th set until he had to serve for match. He hit 1 out of 7 1st serves in that game and double faulted at *5-3 deuce :lol:

Congrats Berdych, but I don't see him in R4 with such a poor movement.

Lillith
06-23-2008, 08:23 PM
:lol:

Seriously though, what is going on with him nowadays? Yes he had the ankle injury but he wasn't playing too well even before that :confused:


Berdych is the Mini Safin in more ways than one. It's a shame, because he does have quite a bit of talent. But when they redo The Wizard of Oz, he can play the Scarecrow. "If I only had a brain..."

Eden
06-23-2008, 08:25 PM
I haven't seen the match. What was wrong with Tomas? Does he have problems with his ankle again?

I'm glad that he came through in the end, after being a break down in the last set.

MariaV
06-23-2008, 08:29 PM
I haven't seen the match. What was wrong with Tomas? Does he have problems with his ankle again?

I'm glad that he came through in the end, after being a break down in the last set.

Doris, I didn't follow all the drama too carefully but what I saw was that he hurt his ankle on one step/jump a bit again. He didn't call the doc to tape it or anything and managed to finish the match but he was limping when he walked off and touched his right ankle again. I hope it wasn't too serious.

Eden
06-23-2008, 08:49 PM
Doris, I didn't follow all the drama too carefully but what I saw was that he hurt his ankle on one step/jump a bit again. He didn't call the doc to tape it or anything and managed to finish the match but he was limping when he walked off and touched his right ankle again. I hope it wasn't too serious.

Thanks for the info Maria :)

Hopefully Tomas' ankle will be ok and he can play his next match.

Minotaur
06-23-2008, 10:08 PM
Berdych was rubbish, when the serve didn't work he failed to produce anything worthy from the BS. He was a machine of short balls that Korolev put precisely into the court.

Well, at least it was until he served for the match. They say it was a right thing that Korolev actually had won the match cause he probably played his best grasscourt encounter...

but eventually he is known for great choke activities that he demonstrated in the end starting to hit every ball long and wide.

So this moron lost and Tomas actually won.

Tomas really had problems with his ankle.

bjurra
06-23-2008, 11:59 PM
He has beaten Davydenko before, a win over Berdych wouldn't top that.

Bullshit.

~*BGT*~
06-23-2008, 11:59 PM
I feel bad for Korolev, he served for the match and was going to be his biggest win in the tour.

He says his win over Moya in 2004 Barcelona is his biggest win.

shotgun
06-24-2008, 12:49 AM
Bullshit.

Berdych is injured and out of form, Burra.

elessar
06-24-2008, 02:44 AM
Couldn't see the match, but from the looks of it he played like crap :o
Still good to pull it off in the end, hopefully his form will pick up :tape:

Merton
06-25-2008, 12:48 AM
Too bad for Zhenya, he failed to close out the match in the 5th, serving at 4-5*. I think it would be better for Tomas to lose here, at this moment he needs a shock like this. Still, good fight for him and winning in the 5th while not at his best.

jcempire
06-25-2008, 01:41 AM
Korolev is a real good player, He will move up later on US summar.

Berdych should do something there this year,.....but who knows