Australian Open Rd 1: Michael Russel defeats Ebden 6-3,6-2,5-7,7-6(9) [Archive] - MensTennisForums.com

Australian Open Rd 1: Michael Russel defeats Ebden 6-3,6-2,5-7,7-6(9)

Knightmace
01-18-2011, 02:39 AM
Iron Mike!

tjohansson
01-18-2011, 02:39 AM
33 year old streaks on...

straitup
01-18-2011, 02:40 AM
Mike!!!!

He blew a 4-1 lead in the 3rd set and was down a break a couple times in the 4th, but great fight! That tiebreaker was intense, Ebden played well when he was down MP

orangehat
01-18-2011, 02:40 AM
Was CONVINCED that russell was going to choke after leading with a break in the 3rd set :o

solowyn
01-18-2011, 02:42 AM
Russell saved 2 SPs on Ebden's serve in the 4th set, and another on his own. Pressure pit tie break :yeah:

scoobs
01-18-2011, 02:46 AM
Mike leading 63 62 41 and then really lost the plot for a while, backed off and allowed Ebden to dictate. Somehow ground out the tiebreak.

GlennMirnyi
01-18-2011, 02:50 AM
Wow who's this guy 6-3?

Is he a scientologist or something?

scoobs
01-18-2011, 02:51 AM
:lol: good catch

TMJordan
01-18-2011, 03:09 AM
Ebden is a mug.

Voo de Mar
01-18-2011, 03:21 AM
Good 4-set win for a choker Russell.

Knightmace
01-18-2011, 04:23 AM
who are you talking about?Wow who's this guy 6-3?

Is he a scientologist or something?

KarlyM
01-18-2011, 04:36 AM
Nice fight Mike - not pretty, but got the win. :yeah:
4th set was very entertaining. :)

Kolya
01-18-2011, 04:37 AM
who are you talking about?

Read more closely.