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PHM beats down Gulbis 6-3 6-4

Xristos
01-07-2009, 04:43 AM
Yay. Good way to get rid of that punk Gulbis.

gambit84
01-07-2009, 04:43 AM
Paulo won 63 64 over Gulbis :cool::cool::cool:
During the match loved starting on Gulbis backhand, he knew he had a stronger one :cool:

:rocker:

~*BGT*~
01-07-2009, 04:44 AM
:haha: Called it. :p

VolandriFan
01-07-2009, 04:45 AM
Paulo played well today.

Gulbis became increasingly agitated and rarely came out on top in their backhand crosscourt exchanges.

~Maya~
01-07-2009, 04:48 AM
:rolleyes:

I thought that the big win over Nole would give him confidence to do some damage here

VivaLaVida
01-07-2009, 04:49 AM
Great win :)

finishingmove
01-07-2009, 04:58 AM
paulo was very focused today but i don't know what happened to gulbis' brain overnight.

at 3-5 in the second set the guy walks to his chair and sits thinking it's time for a break.

-Evita-
01-07-2009, 05:02 AM
:rolleyes:

I thought that the big win over Nole would give him confidence to do some damage here

I don't think he lacked confidence, PHM simply played better.

timafi
01-07-2009, 05:02 AM
Paulo:yeah:
told you Paulo fans that Lolo would have him attack and by golly did he attack:devil:he missed badly at times:help:but he kept at it:yeah:

Deboogle!.
01-07-2009, 05:02 AM
Paulo:D:D:D

Jōris
01-07-2009, 05:09 AM
Where the Gulbtards at?

Stensland
01-07-2009, 05:13 AM
i didn't even think ernie played that bad, too be honest, pretty much the same as yesterday. the thing was that mathieu was really solid out there today and didn't give him any errors, WAY less patchy than i'd hoped him to be.

ernie still needs to learn the art of body language on court btw, too little positive emotion for my taste.

betowiec
01-07-2009, 05:15 AM
expected one

MIMIC
01-07-2009, 05:16 AM
Damn.

Didn't see the match, but damn.

HoistDaColors
01-07-2009, 05:22 AM
ernie needs to mature a bit, too much testosterone out there. absolutely smacking the ball every chance he got. PHM loves rhythm and Gulbis dutifully provided it today without varying the pace of his own shots. I am excited to see PHM playing well. It's been a very long time since a solid performance like that.

LinkMage
01-07-2009, 05:46 AM
Nice way to blow 10k, at least it wasn't 50k. :o

federernadalfan
01-07-2009, 06:16 AM
phm :bowdown:

Forehander
01-07-2009, 06:38 AM
They're both ball bashers except PHM came out on top today.

Machiavelli
01-07-2009, 06:42 AM
Nice one Mathieu, hope the Gulbis comunity slows down a little bit now, the kid has potential, but IMO totally overhyped...

Allez Paulo

jonathancrane
01-07-2009, 06:44 AM
Irregular player this Gulbis

malisha
01-07-2009, 07:05 AM
PHm was always winning this one

Bee
01-07-2009, 07:36 AM
A bit stunned at this result. Was in Brisbane 'live' to see Ernests take out Djoko yesterday ... didn't work for him today. Hmmmm ...
Tho' Mathieu played v. solid & didn't let Gulbis in. Que sera, sera.

jazar
01-07-2009, 08:09 AM
typical of gulbis to get a great result then blow it next round

dijus
01-07-2009, 08:21 AM
Nice way to blow 10k, at least it wasn't 50k. :o

who cares about vcash?

JolánGagó
01-07-2009, 08:55 AM
expected.

http://mywabashvalley.com/media/jpg/derail04.jpg

Mateya
01-07-2009, 10:30 AM
Oh yeah :rocker2:

4/4 b.p. saved helped a lot...And 2/3 b.p. won did the job. :cool:

bokehlicious
01-07-2009, 10:33 AM
Nice one Paulo :yeah: way to shut down the hype :)

TankingTheSet
01-07-2009, 10:39 AM
Nice one Mathieu, hope the Gulbis comunity slows down a little bit now, the kid has potential, but IMO totally overhyped...

Allez Paulo

Irregular player this Gulbis

typical of gulbis to get a great result then blow it next round


It does seem to be a pattern. Gulbis has not reached a SF at any level since the beginning of 2008 -- that must be a hallmark of inconsistency. There will be few if any players in the top-100 or even top-200 for which you can make the same statement ('not reached a SF at any level'). Of course I am exaggerating a bit because his QF at RG wsa pretty good, but still.

gusman890
01-07-2009, 10:43 AM
Berdych isn't the only baby Safin anymore.

Davodus
01-07-2009, 10:50 AM
i was at this match
gulbis was pretty shit really, he made a lot of errors and was getting mad at everything (although a lot of line calls went against him and the umpire missed an obvious let)
mathieu played well but not fantastic :shrug:

reggie1
01-07-2009, 11:14 AM
I really don't get Gulbis. He has the physique and the talent to do great stuff, does it yesterday and then muffs it against PHM. He shows quite a lot of character and personality in his interviews to make me think that the mental side wouldn't neccessarily be a problem. Maybe it's just "heart" and it's difficult to quantify that.

Venle
01-07-2009, 11:21 AM
Paulo :yeah:

alfonsojose
01-07-2009, 11:58 AM
:lol: Gulbis :help:

Snowwy
01-07-2009, 12:09 PM
Nice to see the clown lose

Tutu
01-07-2009, 12:21 PM
:eek: :o

BaselineSmash
01-07-2009, 02:01 PM
Gulbis saving himself for the bigger event.

Good to see Mathieu in some form.

homogenius
01-07-2009, 02:10 PM
:yeah:

SheepleBuster
01-07-2009, 02:17 PM
Gulbis will be dangerous but doubt he will be anything especial. Hasn't shown he can be consistent enough to win a slam

richie21
01-07-2009, 02:19 PM
Gulbis will be dangerous but doubt he will be anything especial. Hasn't shown he can be consistent enough to win a slam

He hasn't even shown he can be consistent enough to win a MM title,let alone a Slam.

tangerine_dream
01-07-2009, 02:36 PM
Ernie. :mad:

GlennMirnyi
01-07-2009, 03:21 PM
Goes to show how weak Fakervic was. ;)

xargon
01-07-2009, 04:49 PM
:rolleyes:

I thought that the big win over Nole would give him confidence to do some damage here


It that way he is like Tipsy, taking down a giant and losing the next match to an average player.

ChinoRios4Ever
01-07-2009, 06:25 PM
I knew it. Tankervic was in clear tank mode yesterday.

KarlyM
01-07-2009, 09:15 PM
expected.

http://mywabashvalley.com/media/jpg/derail04.jpg Nice picture. :haha: :haha:

Good job, Paulo! :hatoff:

Jimnik
01-07-2009, 09:57 PM
Ernie still struggling to string results together. He surely can't stay this inconsistent forever.