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Best Matches 2005

amierin
11-07-2005, 08:41 PM
These are the ones that come to mind. I'm sure there are some I'm missing
Probably there are lots that I'm missing. In no particular order.

Nadal/Coria Rome
Nadal/Federer Roland Garros
Nadal/Ljubicic Madrid
Blake/Agassi US Open
Roddick's fifty minute demoliton of Hrbaty in Paris.
Berdych/Ljubicic final Paris

lorenz
11-07-2005, 08:49 PM
These are the ones that come to mind. I'm sure there are some I'm missing
Probably there are lots that I'm missing. In no particular order.

Nadal/Coria Rome
Nadal/Federer Roland Garros
Nadal/Ljubicic Madrid
Blake/Agassi US Open
Roddick's fifty minute demoliton of Hrbaty in Paris.
Berdych/Ljubicic final Paris

Yes Sir !!
I agree

tennisphan
11-07-2005, 08:52 PM
blake/agassi was UNREAL to see in person

gotta love matches that go on well past 1:00 am, and NO ONE leaves until the very end.

alfonsojose
11-07-2005, 08:57 PM
Bet match of 2005 : Sargsian def. Davydenko 6-1 1-0 :tape: what a big retirement gift ;)

Frooty_Bazooty
11-07-2005, 08:57 PM
Roddick's fifty minute demoliton of Hrbaty in Paris.

:rolleyes: u have got to be kidding!

adee-gee
11-07-2005, 08:59 PM
Nadal/Federer RG Semi Final was poor. Neither player played anywhere near their best.

In terms of sheer quality and excitement, Agassi/Blake was the match of the year by quite some distance.

El Legenda
11-07-2005, 09:00 PM
Ljubicic def Roddick 4-6 6-3 7-6(11) 6-7(7) 6-2 Davis Cup
Federer def Ljubicic 7/6 7/6 in IW
Federer def Ljubicic 5-7 7-5 7-6(5) Rotterdam

croat123
11-07-2005, 09:02 PM
federer/ljubicic, the last three they played this year were insane

croat123
11-07-2005, 09:03 PM
also, doubles
ivan/mario def. bryan twins was a great match

Frooty_Bazooty
11-07-2005, 09:03 PM
for me, it was Safin v Federer. absolutely sensational match

Frooty_Bazooty
11-07-2005, 09:04 PM
for me, it was Safin v Federer. absolutely sensational match

at AO, not at Halle :cool:

Phunkadelicious
11-07-2005, 09:09 PM
Safin df Federer AO tied with:

Gasquet df Federer 6-7(1) 6-2 7-6(10)

MrExcel
11-07-2005, 09:13 PM
For me it would be:

AO - Safin def Federer
IW - Hewitt def Roddick
MI - Federer def Nadal
MC - Gasquet def Federer
RO - Nadal def Coria
MO - Nadal def Agassi
US - Agassi def Blake

Fedex
11-07-2005, 09:21 PM
Roddick's fifty minute demoliton of Hrbaty in Paris.

How is that even close to being one the best matches?

Fedex
11-07-2005, 09:22 PM
There were plenty of good matches this year, but I will still say that Federer/Safin AO SF was the match of the year.

alfonsojose
11-07-2005, 09:23 PM
Agassi def. Blake USO followed by Nadal def. Coria Rome
WTA : Venus def. Lindsay W followed by Clijsters def. Sharapova USO

Effka
11-07-2005, 09:24 PM
AO Federer - Safin. First and only time ever that i got a nervous tic during a tennis match. That pretty much says it all.

Sjengster
11-07-2005, 09:24 PM
I nominate any Federer-Kiefer match from this year, but particularly their last three encounters. The spectators courtside for those matches were privileged to be watching dual greatness in action.

Fedex
11-07-2005, 09:27 PM
I nominate any Federer-Kiefer match from this year, but particularly their last three encounters. The spectators courtside for those matches were privileged to be watching dual greatness in action.
Those were good matches. The only one I can really remember was the USO match.

Viken01
11-07-2005, 09:27 PM
Nalby-Hewitt AO 2005
Safin-Federer AO 2005
Agassi-Blake USO 2005

and i liked nadal-puerta RG 2005, it was a good final

Sjengster
11-07-2005, 09:32 PM
Those were good matches. The only one I can really remember was the USO match.

Fedex, there must be a reason why you have selective memory in this case, and I'm really not blaming you for it. ;)

Come on, they were utterly dreadful. The commentator for the match in Cincy called it the worst performance he'd ever seen from Federer, and I found it hard to disagree. All three of those matches were painful to watch, both as a Federer fan and as a general tennis fan.

mangoes
11-07-2005, 09:33 PM
Federer/Safin
Nadal/Coria
Blake/Agassi
Srichaphan/Sanguinetti
Nadal/Ljubicic
Ljubicic/Roddick Davis Cup
Federer/Nadal Miami

WTA: Venus/Davenport Wimbledon Final

Sjengster
11-07-2005, 09:36 PM
On a serious note, Ginepri's three five-setters en route to the US Open semis were decent stuff. Actually, the Haas match was quite average all round, with both men helping the other out for whole sets at a time with bad unforced errors until Ginepri squeaked through in the fifth, but the wins over Gasquet and Coria were excellent battles displaying smart tactics, physical and mental stamina (or the lack of it for Gasquet in the end, sadly) and nerve under pressure - all the components of a great Slam encounter. Such a pity that they were then obscured by that awful errorfest against Agassi in the semis.

mini155
11-07-2005, 09:41 PM
ancic/Ljubicic def. the Bryans and Ljubicic winning over Roddick and Agassi in DC...

marifline
11-07-2005, 09:47 PM
Safin df Federer AO tied with:

Gasquet df Federer 6-7(1) 6-2 7-6(10)

same as you

Gas/Fed => Match in wich I had more stress in my whole ( short) life :eek:

Billabong
11-07-2005, 11:32 PM
3 out of 5 sets:

-Australian Open 4th Rnd Hewitt VS Nadal
-Australian Open QF Hewitt VS Nalbandian
-Australian Open SF Safin VS Federer
-Miami F Federer VS Nadal
-Roma F Nadal VS Coria
-US Open QF Agassi VS Blake
-TMS Madrid F Nadal VS Ljubicic
-TMS Paris F Berdych VS Ljubicic

2 out of 3 sets:
-Rotterdam F Federer VS Ljubicic
-Dubai 2nd Rnd Federer VS Ferrero
-Indian Wells SF Hewitt VS Roddick
-Miami SF Federer VS Agassi
-Monte Carlo QF Gasquet VS Federer
-Halle F Federer VS Safin
-TMS Cincinnati 2nd Roddick VS Ferrero

vincayou
11-07-2005, 11:38 PM
Nadal df Gasquet at Montecarlo.
Best match I have seen in ages, they are a tremendous match up.

AgassiDomination
11-07-2005, 11:42 PM
Agassi def Blake was utterly amazing!

Deivid23
11-08-2005, 12:01 AM
Nadal def. Coria Rome F
Safin def. Federer AO SF
Nadal def. Gasquet Montecarlo SF

revolution
11-08-2005, 12:02 AM
Murray v Pavel USO
Agassi v Ginepri USO
Nadal v Federer RG
Safin v Federer AO
Federer v Agassi USO final

artlinkletter
11-08-2005, 12:06 AM
1. AO Safin d. Federer(its pretty much a consensus)
2.Wim. Federer d. Roddick (Fed's performance was nearly flawless, as Johnny Mac said, he played one bad game)
3. US Open Agassi d. Blake (at one point, I had to step away from the TV for a bit because it was too intense--and I got depressed thinking Agassi was going to lose, only to find out that he was back in it)

ASP0315
11-08-2005, 12:28 AM
These are my favorites:
Federer-Safin at AO
Gasquet-Federer at Monte Carlo
Nadal-Coria at Rome
Karlovic-Bracciali at Wimbledon
Agassi-Blake at US Open
Ivan Ljubicic- Roddick at DC
Ljubicic- Nadal at Madrid
Ljubicic-Berdych at Paris

Jimnik
11-08-2005, 12:44 AM
I can't believe the first 9 posts in this thead failed to mention Federer v Safin at the AO.

I think everyone's already mentioned the best matches.

monicain
11-08-2005, 04:27 AM
Safin def Federer at Rod Laver Arena was the match of the year--period! :cool:

missbungle
11-08-2005, 04:35 AM
Definitely Safin def. Federer AO. Even though I'm not a huge fan of either, I was gripped from start to finish. It was great!

howardean
11-08-2005, 04:49 AM
Federer/Safin
Nadal/Coria
Blake/Agassi
Srichaphan/Sanguinetti
Nadal/Ljubicic
Ljubicic/Roddick Davis Cup
Federer/Nadal Miami

WTA: Venus/Davenport Wimbledon Final

OMG srichaphan/sanguinetti was unbelievable! i was there to watch federer, but i ended up walking over to watch this match instead. it was awesome! :worship: :worship:

and their hug at the end :awww:

howardean
11-08-2005, 04:50 AM
Definitely Safin def. Federer AO. Even though I'm not a huge fan of either, I was gripped from start to finish. It was great!

:confused: :confused: safin's in your sig??

POSER!!! ;)

missbungle
11-08-2005, 04:53 AM
:confused: :confused: safin's in your sig??

POSER!!! ;)

I didn't say I wasn't a fan of Safin, but there are a couple of players I like more than him. :)

*Viva Chile*
11-08-2005, 06:23 AM
Definitely Marat def. Roger in AO Semis :worship:
then Nadal/Coria final in Rome :yeah:

I remember another thread with the same question weeks ago :scratch:

Frooty_Bazooty
11-08-2005, 09:29 AM
yeah im not sure why we have threads like this so early, the season hasnt even ended yet. surely there are goin to be some good matches at TMC :shrug:

{Annie}
11-08-2005, 09:37 AM
Well it's a bit early but up to now:

Safin-Federer AO
Davydenko-Coria RG
Blake - Agassi - USO
Gasquet - Federer - Monte Carlo
Andreev-Kiefer - Kremlin Cup final
Nadal-Federer RG
Nadal-Ljuibicic - Madrid Masters
Safin-Robredo RG
Scrichapan-Sanguinetti

juanito7
11-08-2005, 10:07 AM
one of the hottest match i've ever seen: gasquet-federer in monte carlo, both players were really great, great shots and very interesting match!!! :worship:

Cervantes
11-08-2005, 10:50 AM
I can't believe the first 9 posts in this thead failed to mention Federer v Safin at the AO.

I think everyone's already mentioned the best matches.

yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Safin-Federer was just unbelievable from start to finish. A match like Agassi-Blake would have won the last couple of years, but this time round there's only one match to choose from.

LaTenista
11-08-2005, 03:10 PM
Personally I think the best matches were at Cincy, specifically:

Berdych def. Nadal 1st round
Santoro def. Ljubicic 1st round
Roddick def. Hewitt SF

gillian
11-08-2005, 05:33 PM
My picks:

Safin/Federer: AO
Federer/Nadal: Miami
Nadal/Coria: Rome
Federer/Roddick: Wimbledon
Muller/Roddick: USO
Srichiphan/Sanguinetti: USO
Agassi/Blake: USO
Federer/Agassi: USO
Nadal/Ljubicic: Madrid

Horatio Caine
11-08-2005, 07:02 PM
Ljubicic def Roddick 4-6 6-3 7-6(11) 6-7(7) 6-2 Davis Cup
Federer def Ljubicic 7/6 7/6 in IW
Federer def Ljubicic 5-7 7-5 7-6(5) Rotterdam

You are so far rammed up Ljubo's ass that I guess he must have constipation :rolleyes: ...I only hope for his sake that he visits the chemist pretty soon :tape:

Horatio Caine
11-08-2005, 07:10 PM
I enjoyed every minute of Lopez creaming Ancic at Wimbers...even though Lopez is as interesting as watching paint dry :tape:

BATES
11-08-2005, 08:01 PM
Rafael Nadal (ESP) d. Guillermo Coria (ARG) 64 36 63 46 76 (6)
Any Doubt?

Viken01
11-08-2005, 08:31 PM
Blake - Nadal USO 2005

musefanatic
11-08-2005, 08:52 PM
Gonzo v Baghdatis was great for me at the Davidoff open!
Nadal v Puerta was brilliant at the French Final too

nermo
11-08-2005, 09:26 PM
Nadal vs. Coria Rome's final
Federer vs. Ferrero Wimbledon

Horatio Caine
11-08-2005, 10:07 PM
On a serious note though, I really enjoyed the R1 Aus Open match with Bandy and Ferrer. That is when I first :inlove: with Ferrer ;) :hearts:

kali_puerta_fan
11-09-2005, 10:06 AM
Nadal-Puerta RG final
Srichaphan-Sanguinetti(US open)-great match!