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Indian Wells R2: [5] Ferrer def. Dimitrov 6-2 6-2

Filo V.
03-12-2012, 12:29 AM
Dimitrov's smash into the net to go down a double break in the 2nd set and on match point where he dumped an easy volley/smash into the net after playing a great point to get into a winning position, summed up this match from his perspective. Dreadful doesn't really describe his level of play. Extremely poor performance.

Grigor had two break points in his first return game of the match, which he squandered with errors. From there he got broken immediately at 1 all, which was the start of three straight breaks, which were mostly lost with errors from both. Predictably, Ferrer started to find the range of his game from *3-2 in the first set, and cut down on his mistakes. Grigor, however, never did and continued making terrible easy errors, continued serving horribly, returning terribly, and completely fell apart in the second set. Grigor's got extremely clumsy movement; he hit some flashy winners from defensive positions, but in general Ferrer found it very easy to move Dimitrov out of position with a couple angled forehand and win points. David didn't serve that well nor really got out of 3rd gear, but it wasn't necessary.

Dimitrov has such a long way to go to be competitive at this level. He can play some good points and show his talent at times, but can't string anything together. Comfortable win in the end for David. Mediocre match from his perspective but a win is a win.

FedererBulgaria
03-12-2012, 12:29 AM
Ugly!Players just put the ball on Grigor`s BH and thats all...ugly to watch :(

Pirata.
03-12-2012, 12:30 AM
Pics :smoke:

rinnegan
03-12-2012, 12:30 AM
What saddens me is not the fact that he lost. It's the way he did. :sad:

benji47
03-12-2012, 12:31 AM
Dimitrov winners 15:8, UEs 40:20

Sunset of Age
03-12-2012, 12:32 AM
Easy cash. :lick:
I expected a loss as Ferrer is exactly the type of player that draws fellows like Dimitrov into making tons of errors. But I didn't expect it to be this bad. :o

FlameOn
03-12-2012, 12:32 AM
Even though Dimitrov lost, the level of attractiveness in their strokes and gamestyle is like night and day. Grisha :hug:.

allpro
03-12-2012, 12:32 AM
i feel sorry for grigor. why the hell didn’t his coaches and parents shake him up as a youngster and tell him to be his own man instead of fed’s doppelganger? he’s a strong, athletic kid who loves the sport and could have had some real potential. sadly, it’s too late now.....he’s long since crossed the rubicon.

Kat_YYZ
03-12-2012, 12:34 AM
Ferru :yeah:
Grigor :hug:

Ferrer always schools the kids :cool:

cobalt60
03-12-2012, 12:34 AM
:banana: Pics is going far.........

FedererBulgaria
03-12-2012, 12:35 AM
The worst thing is that Grigor doesnt shows his emotion on court....its like he doesnt care :S

Matt01
03-12-2012, 12:36 AM
Oh well...can't say the result was unexpected :lol:

Time Violation
03-12-2012, 12:37 AM
Just another day at the office for Ferrer. :sport:

ossie
03-12-2012, 12:41 AM
id hate to see the day ferrer wont be around to school these mugs anymore.

Orka_n
03-12-2012, 12:45 AM
Youngster killer at it again. Expected.

misty1
03-12-2012, 12:56 AM
100% expected. Grigor has not been playing well at all for a long time. He played well at the hopman cup but honestly who even cares about that?

david never got out of 3rd gear but he didnt need to because grigor was that bad

Lopez
03-12-2012, 12:56 AM
Had this been Nadal beating someone, he'd been praised for unstoppable form (as he was today :p).

Good from Pics.

LocoPorElTenis
03-12-2012, 01:02 AM
Ferrer will be a tough nut to crack on these courts

willoughby
03-12-2012, 01:03 AM
Even though Dimitrov lost, the level of attractiveness in their strokes and gamestyle is like night and day. Grisha :hug:.

Of course Dimitrov would prefer to just have an attractive(:lol:) playing style, instead of a successful career like Ferrer is having. Who cares about attractiveness in strokes nowadays :haha: It's all about winning or losing.

Time Violation
03-12-2012, 01:06 AM
Of course Dimitrov would prefer to just have an attractive(:lol:) playing style, instead of a successful career like Ferrer is having. Who cares about attractiveness in strokes nowadays :haha: It's all about winning or losing.

I'm sure Ferrer or any other top 30 guy could easily go for a few very attractive shots and lose 2 and 2 or 1 and 1 in the process. :shrug:

FlameOn
03-12-2012, 01:09 AM
Of course Dimitrov would prefer to just have an attractive(:lol:) playing style, instead of a successful career like Ferrer is having. Who cares about attractiveness in strokes nowadays :haha: It's all about winning or losing.
Dimitrov is only 20. He has plenty of time to have a successful career. I happen to think his game has a far higher ceiling than Ferrer's, so shoot me :lol:.

leng jai
03-12-2012, 01:22 AM
Of course Dimitrov would prefer to just have an attractive(:lol:) playing style, instead of a successful career like Ferrer is having. Who cares about attractiveness in strokes nowadays :haha: It's all about winning or losing.

Sport is an entertainment medium so obviously some people care about the attractiveness of the tennis. The result in itself isn't really all that entertaining unless you live vicariously through your player's achievements. What and how things happen during a match however, should be entertaining.

Gusztav
03-12-2012, 01:24 AM
No one tests the consistency and tactical maturity of these youngsters better than Pics. Puts them through their paces and doesn't let go. :lol:

http://i.imgur.com/SfeMH.gif

SelvenluvJo
03-12-2012, 01:29 AM
expected result, Dimi is still immaturity,speical in the mentality part.

BroTree123
03-12-2012, 01:31 AM
I'm afraid this is the only highlight of Grigor's career.

Filo V.
03-12-2012, 01:35 AM
If Ferrer had actually played well, a result like this could have been understandable. But David was no better than average, and Marin just got destroyed really. There isn't much else to say, really. Overall, it's matches like this that should prove to be a major reality check to Dimitrov and his fans.

cutesteve22
03-12-2012, 01:38 AM
good for tennis

TennisOnWood
03-12-2012, 02:00 AM
Good indeed

Looner
03-12-2012, 02:12 AM
Yup, very good that the only promising junior nowadays (style-wise) seems to have no mental ability. Really great...

Pirata.
03-12-2012, 02:33 AM
No one tests the consistency and tactical maturity of these youngsters better than Pics. Puts them through their paces and doesn't let go. :lol:

http://i.imgur.com/SfeMH.gif

Accurate depiction of Pics vs. Youngsters :rocker2:

MuzzahLovah
03-12-2012, 03:02 AM
Dimi is not doing a good job of channeling his inner Fed.

SapELee
03-12-2012, 03:04 AM
David :yeah:
Grigor :hug: didn't expect a win but not a beatdown.

JeffCandoi
03-12-2012, 03:10 AM
almost a bye for David

Naudio Spanlatine
03-12-2012, 03:10 AM
I cant be happy today, my lil warrior loss and even though my iron sparta won today, i still cant be happy nor sad:sobbing:

LastRocket
03-12-2012, 04:54 AM
Dimitrov should learn a lesson from raonic when it comes to mental toughness........ He won't go far with his current attitude. Will he change? Will he fight? I hope so

LisaKoh
03-12-2012, 05:03 AM
Overrated youngster is overrated.

AntiTennis
03-12-2012, 05:11 AM
:o...I expected more from Dimitrov, this is dissapointing :sad:

dabeast
03-12-2012, 05:40 AM
is the hype still going for this kid?? cos the only promising youngsters around are Nishikori and Berankis.

tennis2tennis
03-12-2012, 05:59 AM
Ferrer getting a good blow job (http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_luu5lw2S5E1qcb1qao1_500.gif):devil:

Arkulari
03-12-2012, 06:09 AM
Dimitrov has a nice backhand and...? He's not a Fed doppelganger, he's a poor man's Gasquet and unless he gets electroshock therapy to completely change his mindset, he won't be getting anywhere :shrug:

Ferru was his usual consistent compact self (except for that small patch in the first set) but that's always a tall order for people who cannot keep their head together for more than a couple of games.

leng jai
03-12-2012, 06:11 AM
Dimitrov has a nice backhand and...? He's not a Fed doppelganger, he's a poor man's Gasquet and unless he gets electroshock therapy to completely change his mindset, he won't be getting anywhere :shrug:

Ferru was his usual consistent compact self (except for that small patch in the first set) but that's always a tall order for people who cannot keep their head together for more than a couple of games.

His backhand really isn't that nice at all, pretty weak actually. The comparison to Federer is as vague as it gets.

Ajde.

Arkulari
03-12-2012, 06:20 AM
His backhand really isn't that nice at all, pretty weak actually. The comparison to Federer is as vague as it gets.

Ajde.

Well since he's probably the one 1OHB youngster I'd say it's cute enough :lol:

Federer at the same age (pre-peak) would have murdered this guy :lol:

Honestly: his movement is terrible (and that's what made Roger great), his ROS is bad bad, he doesn't have fire or passion...

I am not a hater but I honestly see nothing special in this guy, maybe his abs? (I love the pic with Dima :drool: )

ballbasher101
03-12-2012, 07:12 AM
Grigor is losing it and fast. At this stage Federer was making decent progress. Baby Fed or rubber Fed whatever you want to call him is showing no signs of improvement. There is no doubt that the courts are killing his game. Apparently the court is even slower this year :o.

Pirata.
03-12-2012, 07:16 AM
Ferrer getting a good blow job (http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_luu5lw2S5E1qcb1qao1_500.gif):devil:

What is this from? :drool:

Allez
03-12-2012, 08:51 AM
Thata was a real shocker from Dimitrova :eek::eek::eek:

Sombrerero loco
03-12-2012, 10:14 AM
grisha :facepalm:

latso
03-12-2012, 07:21 PM
browsing the net all day and hoping to see him having the airborn virus, which prevented him to play more than 10% of his level....

....nothing thus far :(

EddieNero
03-12-2012, 10:29 PM
I lost my faith that Grigor will ever live up to the expectations.

Sauletekis
03-12-2012, 11:56 PM
What a shame of result. Ferrer should never lost 4 games against Dimi...