Shanghai QF: Ferrer def. Roddick 6-7 (5) 6-2 7-6(2) [Archive] - MensTennisForums.com

Shanghai QF: Ferrer def. Roddick 6-7 (5) 6-2 7-6(2)

Action Jackson
10-14-2011, 08:48 AM
Very hard fought match. Ferrer just too solid in the final set tiebreaker. These two play some long matches and Ferrer's return of serve keeps is the key in these match up.

solowyn
10-14-2011, 08:49 AM
Yay Ferru. Outplaying Roddick in the stats (out ace-ing :cool:) but good effort from Roddick, he looked happy to be out there playing.

Alex999
10-14-2011, 08:50 AM
Very entertaing match. I'm really impressed with Ferrer. I'm not sure if his ROS today was so good or if Roddick was serving so bad. I couldn't sleep, but I'm so glad I saw this match. It was great. Congrats to Ferrer. I love him.

Pirata.
10-14-2011, 08:50 AM
Pics :rocker2:

Hope Feli wins. Sexy Spanish semifinal :drool:

EddieNero
10-14-2011, 08:54 AM
Cakewalk for Murray now.

cutesteve22
10-14-2011, 08:55 AM
thank you David!!
tennis is saved.

tennisfan856
10-14-2011, 08:55 AM
Sidenote here is that roddick seemed to have injured his groin at the end of that 6-5 game. It will be interesting to see if it will be serious or not. Pics played a great tiebreak serving wise and Roddick looked hampered and a step slow.

Entertaining match and I wish Andy behaved like this more often. The respect between the two was great and it really felt like a gentlemen's battle.

KaiserT
10-14-2011, 08:55 AM
Cakewalk for Murray now.

Because Roddick was really a threat :lol:

jonathancrane
10-14-2011, 08:56 AM
Ferrer was up 5-3 in the first TB, then lost 4 points in a row

Tough match, glad that the better player won in the end :yeah:

SwiSha
10-14-2011, 08:56 AM
dedicated to Fumus

Ferrer Top 10

Roddick...

heya
10-14-2011, 08:57 AM
boohoo mental midget roddick ate too much junk and stiffened up like a cow udder. it double faulted, injured its leg and WAS trying to act talented and unafraid....as usual. too bad it won't manipulate djoker to cancel tournaments too.

EddieNero
10-14-2011, 08:58 AM
Because Roddick was really a threat :lol:

Roddick is one of the worst match-ups for Murray actually, while Ferrer will become Andy's pigeon on hard in few days.

henke007
10-14-2011, 08:58 AM
Ferrer outplayed by Ferrero and now heading for 600 more flukepoints...

TennisOnWood
10-14-2011, 08:59 AM
Good

Imperfect Angel
10-14-2011, 09:00 AM
Rodduck.:tape:

paseo
10-14-2011, 09:01 AM
Noooooooooo.....

Left after the 1st set, thought Roddick would surely win. Man...

heya
10-14-2011, 09:05 AM
idiot lingered to show off its intellect and good genes.

Sunset of Age
10-14-2011, 09:06 AM
American Fried Chicken Duck!

Congrats, Pics! :hatoff:

Silver.
10-14-2011, 09:08 AM
Can anyone string together a reasonably constructive sentence on how Andy played for me? I know it's hard for the mtf lot, but I couldn't watch and want to know how he played..

Pirata.
10-14-2011, 09:09 AM
Ferrer outplayed by Ferrero and now heading for 600 more flukepoints...

Stay mad :smoke:

delpiero7
10-14-2011, 09:11 AM
boohoo mental midget roddick ate too much junk and stiffened up like a cow udder. it double faulted, injured its leg and WAS trying to act talented and unafraid....as usual. too bad it won't manipulate djoker to cancel tournaments too.

No mention of Roddick's mother??! :eek:

Kat_YYZ
10-14-2011, 09:14 AM
Can anyone string together a reasonably constructive sentence on how Andy played for me? I know it's hard for the mtf lot, but I couldn't watch and want to know how he played..
:haha: :hug:

tennisfan856
10-14-2011, 09:17 AM
Can anyone string together a reasonably constructive sentence on how Andy played for me? I know it's hard for the mtf lot, but I couldn't watch and want to know how he played..

1st Set. His serve was sharp and ferrer had a very difficult time returning the serve. Andy returned pretty well and could've won the set 6-4 but Ferrer fought off some set points with well placed shots.

2nd Set. Andy hit a wall around 2-2 when he couldn't break Ferrer. David caught fire and didn't miss anything and just out-rallied Roddick really badly.

3rd Set. Both guys had chances to break mixed in with easy service holds, but Andy looked less fresh going into the tiebreaker.

Around 7-6, 2-2, it looked like Ferrer was going to fade away but he just went on that amazing run of forehands. Roddick played all right, but he just couldn't rally with Ferrer today.

Sunset of Age
10-14-2011, 09:18 AM
Can anyone string together a reasonably constructive sentence on how Andy played for me? I know it's hard for the mtf lot, but I couldn't watch and want to know how he played..

Ask heya. :p
Nah sorry, I would if I'd have watched the match but I couldn't, so hopefully someone else will help you out. My guess is that Roddick got outpushed by Ferrer but hopefully someone else can give a better assessment.

heya
10-14-2011, 09:19 AM
the TEXAN gimp faked a bigger injury to hide its old age and lack of effort. don't be fooled by the score. it yelled foul words and melted down from 8 feet behind the baseline. anyone who's top 300 talent could play from the net and baseline, this momma's boy spent years eating like a pig; IT never watched matches to learn.

philosophicalarf
10-14-2011, 09:19 AM
Ferrer going to overtake Fed in the race soon at this rate.

madmax
10-14-2011, 09:25 AM
Heya is owning this thread so far:bowdown:

jrm
10-14-2011, 10:00 AM
never had any doubt

hotdog
10-14-2011, 10:12 AM
Can someone point me in the direction of Heya's other 6260 posts as I'm desperate to read them...

Sunset of Age
10-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Can someone point me in the direction of Heya's other 6260 posts as I'm desperate to read them...

Click on his/her username, and you will find the option 'find more posts by...' ;)

n8
10-14-2011, 10:29 AM
I like Ferrer more but was going for Roddick.

I'm a stats-tard and want to see his WTF qualification streak continue. Looking very unlikely now, but I hope he can at least finish top 15 to keep that streak alive (year-end top 15 every year since and including 2001).

I'm also annoyed that this match going so long means that it will probably be too late for me to watch the Ebden match. :(

Start da Game
10-14-2011, 10:30 AM
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emotion
10-14-2011, 10:30 AM
Roddick is one of the worst match-ups for Murray actually, while Ferrer will become Andy's pigeon on hard in few days.

That's so incorrect. They have the same game! Only Murray is 3434x better at it

Azurebi
10-14-2011, 10:35 AM
David :hatoff:

:secret:

timafi
10-14-2011, 11:53 AM
NID :shrug:


that USO "win" was ALWAYS a FLUKE since Ferrer was not at his best:shrug:


David:hug: :hatoff:

misty1
10-14-2011, 11:56 AM
i am actually surprised, i thought andy had a great chance here

congrats to david though

nobama
10-14-2011, 12:11 PM
American Fried Chicken Duck!

Congrats, Pics! :hatoff:

Yes, congrats indeed. One Andy down, one to go. :D

Start da Game
10-14-2011, 12:15 PM
Yes, congrats indeed. One Andy down, one to go. :D

will you ever realize that obama has nothing to do with whatever mess your country is going through?

jcempire
10-14-2011, 01:05 PM
Very entertaing match
Roddick suck as what I said

Ferrer great,,,

Javi
10-14-2011, 02:40 PM
Tennis wins :yeah:

LawrenceOfTennis
10-14-2011, 03:24 PM
Workhorse beats personality.

MuzzahLovah
10-14-2011, 03:30 PM
So, I guess good fight back from David, but he shouldn't have lost the first set in the first place. Being jittery and hitting balls out for the first set may not stop him from beating 30 year olds, but he'll be tough for him moving forward.

I actually like Ferrer, but seeing as he stole his win over the one true Jesus Christ Ferrero, I can't be happy for him. Juanqui should have got another chance to avenge his 2003 USOpen.

LawrenceOfTennis
10-14-2011, 03:35 PM
So, I guess good fight back from David, but he shouldn't have lost the first set in the first place. Being jittery and hitting balls out for the first set may not stop him from beating 30 year olds, but he'll be tough for him moving forward.

I actually like Ferrer, but seeing as he stole his win over the one true Jesus Christ Ferrero, I can't be happy for him. Juanqui should have got another chance to avenge his 2003 USOpen.

Great for the sport that he did not win that USO.

MuzzahLovah
10-14-2011, 03:47 PM
Great for the sport that he did not win that USO.

I'm sorry that you lit a firework and it exploded in your face, leaving you horribly scarred and bitter, hating everything that's beautiful, but don't take it out on Ferrero.:wavey:

LawrenceOfTennis
10-14-2011, 03:51 PM
I'm sorry that you lit a firework and it exploded in your face, leaving you horribly scarred and bitter, hating everything that's beautiful, but don't take it out on Ferrero.:wavey:

:haha: surely....

Orka_n
10-14-2011, 03:53 PM
Good result.

Sapeod
10-14-2011, 03:55 PM
Always a great result when Roddick loses. Retire already, Roddick :wavey: Nobody wants to see you playing anymore :wavey:

bavaria100
10-14-2011, 04:38 PM
Great win David! Only 1 win to go until another Masters final appearance. :yeah:

SetSampras
10-14-2011, 04:44 PM
Classic A-Fraud choke fashion.. He never disappoints:worship:

American278
10-14-2011, 05:02 PM
That's so incorrect. They have the same game! Only Murray is 3434x better at it
when being better means less grand slam titles , less weeks at number one , less weeks in top 10 less davis cup titles , less slam finals than you are right otherwise....

guga2120
10-14-2011, 05:35 PM
Ferrer choked in the tibreak should have put it away in 2, nevertheless he should make the final.

Cakewalk for Murray now.

wtf? Yeah b/c Murray would really struggle with Roddick.

v-money
10-14-2011, 06:59 PM
Decided to stay up and watch this one, but got really frustrated (and tired) after the first set. Roddick was just not giving Ferrer any free points of the ground, but only hit like 2 winners going into that tiebreak, one of which was a bh slice passing shot. Other than the serve, Ferrer had to do all the heavy hitting, but still managed to blow the tiebreak.

I'm just glad Ferrer got through this match. Roddick really has zero game now and he probably knows it, but the fact that he's in good physical shape and stronger mentally than the majority of the tour, means he can keep winning against less consistent players. He'll probably stick around as a 20-30 ranked player for a few more years, if not better.

Misterman
10-14-2011, 08:37 PM
who are these fans holding up "come on andy" and "kiss me andy" signs ?? Do they even WATCH his matches and his behaviour ?? It amazes me that he has one fan left after his childish embarrasing displays recently.

pinkkiwi72
10-14-2011, 09:00 PM
Great match to watch, very tense and aggressive from both players. Ferrer as usual had me sitting on the edge of my seat, thank god he won in the end. Ferrer is very difficult to predict, but great to cheer for. Roddick I thought played extremely well, he just was not hitting the winners. Roddick deserves praise for the way he played, however the best man won.

Ferrer's game against Ferrero had more nervous tension relating to their close off court friendship. I thought ferrer wanted to win too badly at the start and lost his cool composure, however he regained his winning form and took the game. wonder if they are talking to each other again yet!!

Roddickominator
10-14-2011, 09:06 PM
A good, hard fought match between 2 guys that respect each other. A real gentleman's contest. Andy played about to the best of his current abilities, but Ferrer is just the better player right now.

I'm afraid that Andy has regressed too far into his pusher game to really challenge good players consistently anymore. Maybe he will be satisfied hovering around the Top 15-30 range and making the QF of a Slam on a good week. I, like most everyone else, would like to see him up his aggressiveness with his groundstrokes(not with rushing the net) and get back to blasting the serve and forehand and dictating play...but honestly he probably just can't do it anymore. He would need to start taking "vitamins" and sleeping in eggs like the other top players.

Topspindoctor
10-15-2011, 12:39 AM
Duck getting aced 11 times by Ferrer :superlol:

BroTree123
10-15-2011, 02:16 AM
Tennis died either way. Wasn't a beautiful match between them.

straitup
10-15-2011, 02:55 AM
A solid match...Roddick was steady and actually did have his moments where he tried to be aggressive. Ferrer was too good in the end, while Andy is playing way more for consistency nowadays, that gave Ferrer a lot of rhythm (something Ferrero did a good job of keeping David out of). This was much more of the match I was expecting at the US Open

emotion
10-15-2011, 03:28 AM
when being better means less grand slam titles , less weeks at number one , less weeks in top 10 less davis cup titles , less slam finals than you are right otherwise....

I mean current game. I'm sure if Sampras played Djokovic now he'd get beaten pretty easily too.

shiaben
10-15-2011, 04:47 AM
He can barely defeat Roddick, for this reason he won't be a good fit for WTF. He'll probably get KO'd by the 3 opponents in the group stage.