IW R3: Richard Gasquet def Jurgen "I love Miami" Melzer 6-1 6-3 [Archive] - MensTennisForums.com

IW R3: Richard Gasquet def Jurgen "I love Miami" Melzer 6-1 6-3

Young 8
03-15-2011, 11:56 PM
Excellent match

http://img851.imageshack.us/img851/5339/jurgenmelzerdunlop10a.jpg

Gladiator
03-15-2011, 11:56 PM
Gasquet dominated the match

nice win

yuri27
03-15-2011, 11:57 PM
Excellent match


:haha::haha:

asmazif
03-15-2011, 11:58 PM
wp dick

pienet
03-15-2011, 11:59 PM
Very one-sided. Melzer had 3 BPs at 1-1 in the second set, but couldn't convert because of UEs. Very good BP conversion from Gasquet (wasn't it 3/3?)

Certinfy
03-16-2011, 12:00 AM
Oh lord :haha:

oranges
03-16-2011, 12:00 AM
Nice one Richou :cool: Beat the serve machine next, whether the pushing one or other

BTW, devoted to Certinfy, who was adamant Gasuqet is not making top 20 ever again :haha: Was there a bet involved, I forget?

Vlad1980
03-16-2011, 12:01 AM
Richard completely dominated this top 10 player.

Blackbriar
03-16-2011, 12:02 AM
:yeah: congrats Richie, Seb has a good influence on him. Melzer was a bit tired, couldn't defend his chances but Gasquet was solid, especially in last game when he made 3 great points to win.

Certinfy
03-16-2011, 12:06 AM
BTW, devoted to Certinfy, who was adamant Gasuqet is not making top 20 ever again :haha: Was there a bet involved, I forget?I don't think I ever said that, I said to ImmzB quite a few times I think he could back into the top 20 and maybe top 15 but not the top 10 :shrug: If I ever said he isn't getting back to the top 20 then well of course I was kidding :o I don't even remember a bet :shrug:

KaiserT
03-16-2011, 12:07 AM
Melzer was diabolical. Borderline tanking for alot of the match, he just wasn't mentally willing to give himself a chance to win.

Gasquet served well first set and hit some nice winners, but plays so far back is a non-entity against any top player who can actually find the court.

Sapeod
03-16-2011, 12:07 AM
You know something is terribly wrong when you get breadsticked by Gasquet and only win 4 games.

oranges
03-16-2011, 12:08 AM
Liar, liar :lol: I'll find it if need be, I'm only not sure if we made a bet of it or not

Cloudygirl
03-16-2011, 12:08 AM
You know something is terribly wrong when you get breadsticked by Gasquet and only win 4 games.

Did you even watch the match :rolleyes::rolleyes:

oranges
03-16-2011, 12:09 AM
You know something is terribly wrong when you get breadsticked by Gasquet and only win 4 games.

I'm sorry, but losing to Young is far, far worse :lol:

KaiserT
03-16-2011, 12:10 AM
Melzer was diabolical. Borderline tanking for alot of the match, he just wasn't mentally willing to give himself a chance to win.

Gasquet served well first set and hit some nice winners, but plays so far back is a non-entity against any top player who can actually find the court.

Sunset of Age
03-16-2011, 12:10 AM
Couldn't watch it, but congrats to Gasquet.
Must do quite a bit for his confidence, beating a top-10 player including a breadstick.

Cloudygirl
03-16-2011, 12:10 AM
Very one-sided. Melzer had 3 BPs at 1-1 in the second set, but couldn't convert because of UEs. Very good BP conversion from Gasquet (wasn't it 3/3?)

nah I think it was 5 break points converted 4.

He saved 3 on his own serve i think in that one game.

Puschkin
03-16-2011, 12:10 AM
You know something is terribly wrong when you get breadsticked by Gasquet and only win 4 games.
:rolleyes: Did you care to watch the match?

That was a very convincing win for Richard, Jürgen was not at his best (DC-ties always leave their marks), but the stats are breathtaking. In the first set Richard had 10 winners and zero (!) unforced errors, for the whole match it was a ratio of 24-9.

Seems as if Grosjean is excellent for him. :D

yuri27
03-16-2011, 12:10 AM
You know something is terribly wrong when you get breadsticked by Gasquet and only win 4 games.

You know something is even more wrong when you lose two sets to Gasquet in a GS match in front of your homecrowd.

Allez
03-16-2011, 12:11 AM
Just wow :speakles:

JMG
03-16-2011, 12:11 AM
Well this one was expected, at least in the experts forum.

Vida
03-16-2011, 12:11 AM
nice going gasquet :yeah:

ExcaliburII
03-16-2011, 12:12 AM
Good for tennis, good for me :)

ImmzB
03-16-2011, 12:13 AM
Allez Gasquet!! :rocker2:

Good solid performance from him! :)

yuri27
03-16-2011, 12:14 AM
Melzer was diabolical. Borderline tanking for alot of the match, he just wasn't mentally willing to give himself a chance to win.

Gasquet served well first set and hit some nice winners, but plays so far back is a non-entity against any top player who can actually find the court.


....except when he plays Murray,who himself plays far back.

Blackbriar
03-16-2011, 12:15 AM
You know something is terribly wrong when you get breadsticked by Gasquet and only win 4 games.

No, something is terribly wrong when you get beaten in straight by Donald Young.

ExcaliburII
03-16-2011, 12:15 AM
Well this one was expected, at least in the experts forum.

:yeah:

KaiserT
03-16-2011, 12:16 AM
....except when he plays Murray,who himself plays far back.

True, against Murray Gasquet's style works very well until he inevitably chokes it away.

duong
03-16-2011, 12:20 AM
Gasquet served well first set and hit some nice winners, but plays so far back is a non-entity against any top player who can actually find the court.

Steve Tignor said on his blog that in practice session, he outplayed Berdych playing the same style very far from the baseline :lol:

yuri27
03-16-2011, 12:23 AM
True, against Murray Gasquet's style works very well until he inevitably chokes it away.

....with the exception of their first 2 matches where it's Murray who choked.

Puschkin
03-16-2011, 12:26 AM
Well this one was expected, at least in the experts forum.
I also expected it,:p but not in that convincing way.

Yappa
03-16-2011, 12:27 AM
Melzer was diabolical. Borderline tanking for alot of the match, he just wasn't mentally willing to give himself a chance to win.

Gasquet served well first set and hit some nice winners, but plays so far back is a non-entity against any top player who can actually find the court.

Yeah, that was a horrible performance from Melzer and unlike his match against Benneteau it stayed like that for the whole match.

pienet
03-16-2011, 12:29 AM
Ok thanks. Couldn't watch the last few games.

nah I think it was 5 break points converted 4.

He saved 3 on his own serve i think in that one game.

Nole fan
03-16-2011, 12:37 AM
Damn Jurgen, my patience is running short. :(

PoorMan'sDavy
03-16-2011, 12:47 AM
Great win for Richard -- Seb may be giving him a new focus.

simplet
03-16-2011, 01:10 AM
Great win for Richard -- Seb may be giving him a new focus.

Let's not give credit to Grosjean too fast. This is one victory against a miserable Melzer. The first game I saw when I started watching the match Melzer managed to put a total of ONE ball inside the court, that was a second serve (followed by a wild backhand error).

finishingmove
03-16-2011, 01:15 AM
Lionheart :worship:

fast_clay
03-16-2011, 01:28 AM
didnt see the match, but got a text from a mate who never texts saying: 'vintage gasquet'

was it...?

Topspindoctor
03-16-2011, 01:30 AM
Expected. Even in his decline, with many weaknesses in his game, Drugsquet is a better player than Mugzer. Looking forward to RG where this clown's points come off and he's out of top 20 for good.

Elbarto
03-16-2011, 01:40 AM
pathetic match from Melzer, hope he can restart the Melzer bandwagon during clay season

guy in sf
03-16-2011, 01:52 AM
I'm sorry, but losing to Young is far, far worse :lol:

Why does everyone always bring up the fact that Gasquet lost to Donald Young as some embarrassing thing, they have never played right? Young won because Gasquet withdrew with injury. This was at US open. Am I wrong? Did they actually play? Hope my memory is correct.

oranges
03-16-2011, 02:00 AM
Why does everyone always bring up the fact that Gasquet lost to Donald Young as some embarrassing thing, they have never played right? Young won because Gasquet withdrew with injury. This was at US open. Am I wrong? Did they actually play? Hope my memory is correct.

Huh? They never played, why would you think that's what I meant. I was referring to Murray's loss just the other day. Given that embarrassing loss, don't think Cabbage is in a position to make fun of anyone. That was the message ;)

tribalfusion
03-16-2011, 07:46 AM
Huh? They never played, why would you think that's what I meant. I was referring to Murray's loss just the other day. Given that embarrassing loss, don't think Cabbage is in a position to make fun of anyone. That was the message ;)

Yes Oranges but let's be fair. As Cabbage pointed out:

Murray still won 9 games against a very good Young...


:)

Henry Chinaski
03-16-2011, 02:31 PM
good stuff Jurgen. was worried about you there for a while. all that consistency was freaking me out.

Great to see you back to yourself.

nalbyfan
03-16-2011, 02:34 PM
Ricardo Piatti does a great job with Richard, hope he can continue like that

.-Federers_Mate-.
03-16-2011, 02:42 PM
Well played Richie but proper tests await in the next rounds.

Cloudygirl
03-16-2011, 09:51 PM
didnt see the match, but got a text from a mate who never texts saying: 'vintage gasquet'

was it...?

nah vintage Gasquet is when he chokes from 2 sets and a break up :devil::devil:

seriously he was really quite good in the first set. :D