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Scotso
11-10-2003, 03:45 PM
JC vs. David should be on in just over two hours.

Vamos Juan Carlos!

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 04:08 PM
yep it's 11am here in Houston so 2 more hours it is. Yahoooooooo!

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 04:16 PM
So when it said 10 am start...it meant Pacific time? lol

I can't wait.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 04:24 PM
no...1pm Central is 11am Pacific

Doris Loeffel
11-10-2003, 04:27 PM
you're all wrong it 8 PM (CET ;) )

Well I have set my alarm for 2 AM ;)

Allleezzz good luck JCF
And more important Good luck Roger!!

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 04:28 PM
LOL Doris

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 05:02 PM
One hour!!

RogiFan88
11-10-2003, 05:12 PM
:)

OK, guys, it's KICKASS time!


GO JUANQUI!!

GO ROGI!!

;)

Ma. Estefania
11-10-2003, 05:15 PM
Vamos David!

Good luck Roger.

Yashirobai
11-10-2003, 05:27 PM
Come on Ferrero, time not to lose the opening match of the TMC for the first time!

Billabong
11-10-2003, 05:36 PM
Less than 30 minutes! GO FERRERO!

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 05:37 PM
Indeed, and if Agassi could be so good as to maintain his 4-match losing streak at the Masters Cup just for this one it would be much appreciated...

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 05:58 PM
go Roger !!!!!!!!!!

Ma. Estefania
11-10-2003, 06:00 PM
I loved the start of the coverage with the "Wanted" stuff. :)

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:03 PM
what do you mean? What did they do? (for those of us who are freaking IN Houston but can't watch live :mad: )

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:03 PM
go Sushi for now :)
Vamos !!!!!!!!!

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 06:06 PM
let the matches begin

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:07 PM
lol yup..... David to start serving it looks like. Hope he's ok!

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 06:07 PM
lol must be the cowboy "Wanted" posters

Ma. Estefania
11-10-2003, 06:09 PM
Bunk: I mean that there was a part here at ESPN Latin America in which they showed the 8 players with a sort of "Old West" thing behind them saying WANTED, and they appeared right there, one by one.

All of them looked nice.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:11 PM
aha... sounds cool :)

I'm not bitter at all that I'm 20 min. away and can't watch live on tv....

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:17 PM
Sushi has to go for Fat boy's BH

over here they saying Nalby wasn't using his BH much in practice this morning, favoring his FH alot more.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:18 PM
just curious.... why do you call him sushi? :)

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:18 PM
1-1

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:19 PM
The official website has scores, right?

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:20 PM
just curious.... why do you call him sushi? :)

tennischick's idea
just kinda like it.......... for me he slimes his opponents when on top,
if not he needs to find a Slimy Re-fill station :devil:

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:20 PM
yep sjengster just go to www.masters-cup.com and there's a Live Scoring box on the right, just click that and a window pops up with the scores.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:20 PM
The official website has scores, right?

i guess
but Eurosport has live pics so screw the scores

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:21 PM
tennischick's idea
just kinda like it.......... for me he slimes his opponents when on top,
if not he needs to find a Slimy Re-fill station :devil:

lol ok... I was just curious and couldn't figure it out myself. thanks for explaning! :)

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:21 PM
Something about him acting like a cold fish on court, I believe... which is nonsense really, I always laugh when commentators say that Ferrero is ice cold in his demeanour, he always shows his emotions on big points and you can always tell by his face what he's thinking. Federer, on the other hand - the expression when he's losing is exactly the same as when he's winning, which can get rather irritating if you want him to show more steel.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:22 PM
i guess
but Eurosport has live pics so screw the scores

But for those of us not within range of a TV, we have to say screw Eurosport unfortunately... ;)

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:22 PM
Vamos Juan Carlos!

hold and then break him!

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:23 PM
oh, Eurosport has live audio on their site! great!

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:24 PM
the crowd sounds nice and into it. glad to hear that after they said the doubles matches were largely empty

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:24 PM
0-30 - is Ferrero hitting to the Great Dave's backhand, then?

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:27 PM
Nalby missed a big chance to go 15-40

2-2

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:28 PM
his BH is holding up so far
guess its early stages yet

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:28 PM
Ah, why did it have to be this week that I couldn't get access to TV... who's commentating on Eurosport, out of interest?

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:30 PM
um.... someone with a British accent? lol that's not very helpful, sorry

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:30 PM
where did Nalby get that serve from :eek:
its looking really good today

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:31 PM
maybe he's worked on it extra hard since he couldn't do much with his left hand?

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:32 PM
Ah, why did it have to be this week that I couldn't get access to TV... who's commentating on Eurosport, out of interest?


Simon Reed and a Jason Goodall

i wanted Frew MacMillan there :mad: with Simon

star
11-10-2003, 06:32 PM
ESPN has a deathlessly exciting beach volleyball match on. :)

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 06:32 PM
One does sound British.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:33 PM
lol they're talking about everyone being late.... they know they're in the South right? Nothing starts on time here :p Drives us Northerners craaaaaaazy

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:33 PM
ESPN has a deathlessly exciting beach volleyball match on. :)

oh boy.... let me be sure to turn that on :rolleyes:

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:35 PM
:mad:

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:35 PM
Nalby breaks 4-2
a great FH return

he's the more aggressive

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 06:36 PM
David breaks. 4-2

jtipson
11-10-2003, 06:36 PM
Would someone post the link to the audio on Eurosport? I have the live scores page, but can't find the audio link....

Thanks!

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:36 PM
Simon Reed and a Jason Goodall

i wanted Frew MacMillan there :mad: with Simon

Hmm, I suspected as much, like last year. That sort of makes me glad I am missing it, actually. Jason Goodall has this habit of mechanically regurgitating the details of every point straight after it's happened: "Yes, that was an excellent cross-court backhand drawing the error from Ferrero...", etc. Not to mention drama king Simon, of course.

And while I'm busy griping about the commentators I see that Fatty Nalby has the first break, 4-2.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:37 PM
just click Tennis at the top and it'll bring you to a thing for live audio

The commentators are having a bit of a problem... they didn't know that David broke LOL!

star
11-10-2003, 06:38 PM
But Houston crowds are awful. They trapse in late to everything or anything. That's why I took to sitting way down front in movies. The many late comers aren't as noticible.

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:38 PM
break back!

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:39 PM
Ferrero just wasted 0-30 on the Band's serve...

star
11-10-2003, 06:39 PM
Come on, JCF!!! Fight! Fight! Fight!

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:39 PM
I know star..... I'm from New England and I'm compulsively punctual and it drives me nuts that people saunter into things late here.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:40 PM
He may have improved his serve, but his stats still make for horrible reading - that's now 1 ace to 3 double faults, and he's only served three and a half games.

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:40 PM
break point JC :D

star
11-10-2003, 06:41 PM
Break back!!

"A very sleepy start from Ferrero." Must have been taking hints from Federer. :)

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:41 PM
LOL Star

Wow it sounds like the crowd is really into it - great! Nice to hear all the cheering - even if I can't watch lol

star
11-10-2003, 06:41 PM
I would think the South Americans would get a lot of support in Houston.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:42 PM
Sushi had 0-30
deuce
2 DF's from FatBoy this game
now a break pt

silly Sushi came in cross court
Nalby passed him with a FH

5-2 FatBoy

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:42 PM
5-2 it is, with a wasted break-back chance to boot.

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:42 PM
ah damnit

you should not be losing to this guy :rolleyes:

jtipson
11-10-2003, 06:43 PM
Thanks bunk!

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 06:43 PM
David leads 5-2

star
11-10-2003, 06:43 PM
I know star..... I'm from New England and I'm compulsively punctual and it drives me nuts that people saunter into things late here.

All I can say is don't move to Utah. :)

It's even worse, if you can believe it.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:43 PM
I don't really care who wins this match but why shouldn't he be losing? David is a great player so if he is playing better he should be winning.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:44 PM
you're welcome jtipson, hope you found it ok.

and star thanks for the tip LOL. Hopefully it's better in California ;)

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:44 PM
Because Ferrero is a better player.

C'mon Juan Carlos! Don't hand the #1 away!

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:44 PM
Well considering Nalbandian beat Ferrero on clay, his worst and Ferrero's best surface (albeit 7-6 in the third from matchpoint down), I'm not too surprised that he's challenging him on hardcourt. Having said that, what with the injury that's supposed to be hindering him I see your point... Federer may well be seeing his best chance of finally beating the Great Dave going down the pan.

star
11-10-2003, 06:45 PM
No no no. JCF has so much class and game. He should be turning it up a notch and put this guy on ice.

They pronounce "length" "lenth"

Oh well.

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:45 PM
40-0

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:46 PM
I don't really care who wins this match but why shouldn't he be losing? David is a great player so if he is playing better he should be winning.

:rolleyes:
Now who's kidding who ???

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:47 PM
now break back damnit

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:47 PM
:rolleyes:
Now who's kidding who ???

huh? no kidding. Maybe on paper Ferrero should be winning if but he went out there sluggish and David went out attacking, it seems easy to understand for me.

star
11-10-2003, 06:47 PM
:rolleyes:
Now who's kidding who ???


I know I'm slow, but what does that mean?

star
11-10-2003, 06:47 PM
PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:48 PM
I always say that men's tennis ain't about class, it's about match-ups. We've already seen how well Nalbandian's game matches up to Federer's, maybe it is the same for Ferrero. A little too early to say that though, the first set isn't even over yet.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:49 PM
Star...... bunk is a Roddick fan
of course he wants Ferrero to lose

star
11-10-2003, 06:49 PM
"unbelievably low key for Ferrero"

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:50 PM
6-3 FatBoy :mad:

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:50 PM
I don't want Ferrero to lose. You completely mis-interpreted my statement. My caring on who wins this match is absolutely zero, as shown by the fact that I am not cheering for either player. Please do not make assumptions about me because I am an Andy fan.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:50 PM
While that dispute's going on, Ferrero has wasted a lead again on Dave's serve...

and the first set is his, 6-3.

star
11-10-2003, 06:50 PM
Star...... bunk is a Roddick fan
of course he wants Ferrero to lose

Oh thanks. I didn't understand. I'm a Roddick fan and I want Ferrero to win. :)

I don't know if Bunk actually cares one way or the other, but she can speak for herself. :)

gmak
11-10-2003, 06:50 PM
david is a great player so i don't get it why he shouldn't be winning?

it's not like ferrero is losing to novak or gaudio :p

Scotso
11-10-2003, 06:51 PM
:lol:

gmak
11-10-2003, 06:52 PM
david 6-3 :banana: :woohoo:

keep it up nalby :D

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:52 PM
david is a great player so i don't get it why he shouldn't be winning?

it's not like ferrero is losing to novak or gaudio :p

This time however, if Nalbandian serves for the match he may not give Ferrero a little help like his compatriot tends to from time to time. ;)

star
11-10-2003, 06:52 PM
I always say that men's tennis ain't about class, it's about match-ups. We've already seen how well Nalbandian's game matches up to Federer's, maybe it is the same for Ferrero. A little too early to say that though, the first set isn't even over yet.

That is too true.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:53 PM
david is a great player so i don't get it why he shouldn't be winning?

it's not like ferrero is losing to novak or gaudio :p

Exactly that is all I meant.

And yes star, it's ok you spoke correctly for me ;) I am actually really indifferent to both of them. I don't like them but I don't dislike them. I'm just "whatever" towards them, I guess.

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 06:53 PM
David wins 1st set 6-3.

I agree with Bunk though. Me wanting Ferrero to lose aside (which I don't particularly care for this match), has nothing to do with me thinking that David actually CAN be beating JC. Is that a difficult concept to grasp? They're all top players and can beat each other on any given day.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:54 PM
thank you jackson :)

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:55 PM
i can see Nalby's thinking

beat Ferrero
will play Agassi next and take it easy cos i'll probably lose
then i can beat Federer with my eyes closed :o :tape:

star
11-10-2003, 06:56 PM
JCF is playing like he still has that big hat on. :)

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:56 PM
Nalby breaks with a BH return winnner of a 2nd kickserve out wide

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:57 PM
TBE, I think you got it spot on. And he's on his way there, *1-0 with an instant break in the second.

star
11-10-2003, 06:57 PM
i can see Nalby's thinking

beat Ferrero
will play Agassi next and take it easy cos i'll probably lose
then i can beat Federer with my eyes closed :o :tape:

Or "wrist broken" ;)

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 06:57 PM
whoever's watching... is Ferrero really playing as bad as they say he is? What's wrong, I wonder?

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:58 PM
OMG Sushi missed a sitter :o

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 06:59 PM
Nalby won 20/21 pts on 1st serve :eek:

star
11-10-2003, 06:59 PM
Wow. Nalbandian has lost only one point on his first serve.

croat123
11-10-2003, 06:59 PM
despiertate sushi. el pato no puede ser el numero uno!

y can't he win when i want him too?????????

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 06:59 PM
Just wondering - is he trying to blast the Band off the court with huge winners and making a ton of cheap errors (which people like Peter Fleming say is still his big problem, going for rash and ridiculous shots) or is he trying to grind him down from the baseline? The latter would seem a sensible tactic given Nalbandian's wrist, but it doesn't seem like it's going that way...

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:00 PM
Dayum...David's serve is really on today.

star
11-10-2003, 07:00 PM
LOL TBE. :lol:

You beat me to it!

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:01 PM
trying to....... but Sushi is on the backfoot 90% of time
Nalby is bossing him about
and making him look like a mosquito with no bite

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:01 PM
the commentators have a point - no pressure for David, lots for Ferrero. How is he at handling pressure?

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:02 PM
6-3 *3-0 :o

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:02 PM
w. o. w.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:02 PM
I never even knew Nalbandian's serve could be on, to be honest... I always think it's a toss-up between him and Schuettler for the worst serve in the Top 10, but if he's improved it then both Agassi and Federer could be in real trouble. Makes sense I suppose, going for more cheap points when you're still a little impaired in the rallies.

Scotso
11-10-2003, 07:02 PM
I wish Ferrero had Roddick's group. This would be so much easier.

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:02 PM
David breaks again. 3-0

Ten_Isse_Fan
11-10-2003, 07:02 PM
Ferrero is in deep deep shit! :lol: Go David!!

star
11-10-2003, 07:03 PM
The scoreboard is slightly ahead of the audio.

Desperate times for Ferrero.

Of course, things could go pretty much the same for Andy in his half.

Scotso
11-10-2003, 07:03 PM
Way to go Juan Carlos. Maybe you can get #1 next year.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:03 PM
here's me thinking i could watch and eat my pizza

pffffffff the match is gonna be over by then :mad:

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:04 PM
OK, this is big. Really big. Interesting that you say the Round One is bossing him from the baseline, I always think he has more offence than people give him credit for. They say that against Federer he just plays the ball back and lets him make errors, but he can hit huge punishing shots on both the return and from the baseline.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:04 PM
didn't JCF lose his first RR match last year and then get to the finals? I wouldn't pack it in for him yet lol, esp. since the match isn't exactly over yet.

star
11-10-2003, 07:04 PM
Houston crowds are a little like LA crowds. Not too noisy, but this is really quiet!

And there they seemed to be happy that JCF won a point.

gmak
11-10-2003, 07:04 PM
come on nalby :D

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:05 PM
The scoreboard is slightly ahead of the audio.

Desperate times for Ferrero.

Of course, things could go pretty much the same for Andy in his half.

They could, but if Coria does a 3 and 2 demolition job on Roddick on American hardcourt in Houston I'll be very impressed, to say the least.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:05 PM
anyone else think the fans got a bum deal ????
not talking just about today
but every session :o#

yes they got doubles but its doubles full of nobodies.

star
11-10-2003, 07:07 PM
They could, but if Coria does a 3 and 2 demolition job on Roddick on American hardcourt in Houston I'll be very impressed, to say the least.

I certainly hope that Coria does win. I'd love for him to win everything. :)

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:07 PM
David leads 6-3 4-0. :o

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:07 PM
didn't JCF lose his first RR match last year and then get to the finals? I wouldn't pack it in for him yet lol, esp. since the match isn't exactly over yet.

That's true, he lost to Federer, then beat Agassi and Novak... in terms of the match-up Nalbandian is probably tougher for him to play than either Federer or Agassi, both of whom he has winning records against, but he's going to have to bring his best tennis to the table quickly against the two of them. This one, I'm afraid, is done - now 4-0 in the second.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:09 PM
I see Dave now has 3 aces to go with his 3 doubles... either way, he has bigger serve stats than Ferrero who is a measly 1-1 in aces and doubles. I wouldn't have picked that, since Ferrero tends to use his serve as a weapon while Nalbandian rolls it in to start off the rally.

star
11-10-2003, 07:09 PM
anyone else think the fans got a bum deal ????
not talking just about today
but every session :o#

yes they got doubles but its doubles full of nobodies.

These 8 men round robin tournaments aren't to my liking. You don't really get a full day of tennis.

I'm not against them combining the men's and the women's final tournament. That would be an exciting event.

Just for excitement purposes, I'd like to see this come down to Roddick and Ferrero in the final. But, it would be pretty funny if it was Coria and Nalbandian. :lol: Then ESPN might consider another bout of beach volleyball. :)

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:10 PM
my pizza's here :lick:

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:11 PM
I still cling to my hope of a Northern European final, although I suspect there's a slim chance of it happening in North America.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:11 PM
its not just that but it normally starts on Tuesday with 3 singles back to back

star
11-10-2003, 07:11 PM
my pizza's here :lick:


Yum. What kind?

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:12 PM
I'm hungry now. :o

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:12 PM
my pizza's here :lick:

The way Ferrero's going, I hope you didn't order one with anchovies...

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:13 PM
TBE, like they did with the WTA champs? that seemed to work out well...except that Kim had played 2 matches before JHH had played her first. I agree though, it's a LOT of money for one singles and one doubles match.

They keep talking about Ferrero maybe having a medical problem... does it look like anything's wrong with him or are they just speculating?

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:13 PM
no anchovies

just veggie one.... mushrooms/olives/sweetcorn

star
11-10-2003, 07:14 PM
I still cling to my hope of a Northern European final, although I suspect there's a slim chance of it happening in North America.

Yeah. Those North Europeans. What is it with them that they can't play in North America. I guess it's just that they have too many tournaments over there in Europe and don't have incentive to play in North America. You can't blame them for that.

:lol:

That was just a joke taking off on that comment from Muster about Americans not being able to play on clay. NOT serious NOT. :)

star
11-10-2003, 07:15 PM
no anchovies

just veggie one.... mushrooms/olives/sweetcorn

Corn on pizza?

Now there's a true divide in cultures. ;)

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:15 PM
LOL Star, I got the humor.... very good ;)

star
11-10-2003, 07:17 PM
Keeps giving Ferrero a sneak of a chance.

That's a great turn of phrase. :)

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:17 PM
What, so Ferrero's the one with the problem, not the Band? What a turnaround... they may just be needing to find an excuse for his lousy play, though. This certainly confirms Federer's theory before playing him in Madrid that Ferrero is at his most vulnerable in a tournament in his first match when he's not yet used to the conditions (Federer's one legitimate win against him coming in the first round robin match of last year's Masters Cup).

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:17 PM
I've never had corn on my pizza before. But I sure wouldn't mind trying it out.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:17 PM
nah, i just add the sweetcorn on myself :tape:

last chance gone for Sushi :o

star
11-10-2003, 07:17 PM
This is disgusting.

But not as disgusting as if I had put out $30 to see it. :)

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:17 PM
Ah, how ironic - the Great Dave just ended Ferrero's last hopes of getting back into it with an ace on game point. 5-1.

star
11-10-2003, 07:18 PM
Ferrero didn't move for the return of serve.

Sushi is more like wimpy in this match.

They say he isn't moving the feet.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:19 PM
what a way to finish

two screaming returns

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:19 PM
My God, 3 and 1??!!! He just got wiped out, it was 15-30 and then the scoreboard said match over! Sheesh... on reflection, I'm not happy. If Nalbandian and Agassi get out of this group, I may give up on Houston altogether.

star
11-10-2003, 07:20 PM
That was a bit of a let down.

At least the crowd is giving a loud ovation to Nalbandian. Are there a few boos mixed in? Or is that just loud deep cheering?

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:20 PM
uh...... whoa....

losing 3 and 1 says a lot more than being "uncomfortable with conditions" to me. Hopefully he can recover. The commentators are convinced something is wrong with Ferrero of some sort.

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:21 PM
David wins 6-3 6-1 :eek:

gmak
11-10-2003, 07:21 PM
david won 6-3 6-1

:woohoo: :banana: :eek: :crazy: :bowdown:

nalby is back :D :D

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 07:21 PM
Nobody here likes Nalbandian it seems...

star
11-10-2003, 07:21 PM
Is there any coverage tonight?

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:21 PM
"Ferrero looks to have given up. Nalbandian is just too strong and Ferrero looks to have legs of wood..."

That's never a good sign.

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 07:22 PM
Congratulations David! You outplayed him!!

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:22 PM
Is there any coverage tonight?

midnight eastern time, right after the WTA finals (which are being aired live. grrrr.)

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:23 PM
Lurker - if he didn't have a serve that makes you cry out in desperation (normally, not in this match it seems), have Federer on a leash, and generally possess a surly demeanour which I find a little irritating, I might grow to like the Great Dave. At the moment, however, he's positioned at the opposite end of the spectrum to Roddick which is why that is usually my nightmare final - where Roddick is all serve, Nalbandian is all rally.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:23 PM
"Something must be wrong with Ferrero... While Nalbandian played very well, Ferrero looks like he was sick or maybe injured... A very bizarre match by the Spaniard!"

egads, hopefully he's alright

Lurker, to answer your question, I don't dislike Nalbandian but he's not one of my faves either. I'm happy for him that he's able to play ok here in Houston with his wrist, though, that's good.

gmak
11-10-2003, 07:24 PM
Nobody here likes Nalbandian it seems...


I do ;) :p

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 07:26 PM
Nobody here likes Nalbandian it seems...


there's a difference between liking and not liking
most were for Ferrero in order to stop the :devil: becoming #1

i'm sure even Nalby fans would like that

J. Corwin
11-10-2003, 07:27 PM
I don't paricularly like or dislike Dave either, but I'm glad he's healthy and playing well. Hopefully Juan Carlos can recuperate and play well too.

star
11-10-2003, 07:29 PM
midnight eastern time, right after the WTA finals (which are being aired live. grrrr.)

That's only 10 for me. :)

Something must be wrong with Ferrero... While Nalbandian played very well, Ferrero looks like he was sick or maybe injured... A very bizarre match by the Spaniard!

Poor JCF. :sad:

star
11-10-2003, 07:32 PM
Ok. I'll admit it. :)

I don't like Nalbandian.

Gosh! I feel so much better now. :)

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 07:32 PM
yea.... but they're not going to show the Ferrero/Nalbandian match, only the Federer/Agassi match. I'm sure they'll talk about it though, maybe show some highlights :rolleyes:

Layla
11-10-2003, 07:34 PM
I wish I hadn't seen this match, that's all I can say. I've never seen Ferrero this listless and dejected. Even in that abysmal RG final he was fighting. I'm fairly certain there's something wrong with him, because I've seen him play badly before on a number of occasions, but it was never like this. He was barely moving. :sad: :sad: :sad:

Layla
11-10-2003, 07:36 PM
I don't like Nalbandian either, if this is a poll. ;) In fact, he must be in the top 3 of my most disliked players. :p

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 07:37 PM
A Schalken fan complaining about other players serve......

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 07:41 PM
And, Excuse me , but... What is the meaning of surly?


edit: supid grammar mistake

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:43 PM
Yes Lurker, I see your point, but to be honest I don't exactly regard Schalken as Top 10, Grand Slam-winning material, whereas Nalbandian most certainly is and needs to improve the serve to achieve more - if he had a better serve I'm sure he would have got Roddick in New York. Besides, Schalken's serve was the result of a shoulder injury many years ago and is actually quite effective - he always gets a very high percentage in, a la Coria, and he hits it so flat that it skids off the court and is difficult to deal with.

Layla
11-10-2003, 07:43 PM
A Schalken fan complaining about other players serve......

What's wrong with Schalken's serve? :confused: It's beautiful. :hearts: (I'm not kidding.)

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:44 PM
Grumpy, bad-tempered, that sort of thing... it's just a personal response, you know? His broken English in interviews off court can on the other hand frequently entertain me, e.g. his self-stated aim before the Henman match at Wimbledon that "I want to won. Tim too, he want to won. We will see."

baseline ace
11-10-2003, 07:47 PM
Have to say I'm surprised this score was so lopsided. From what you guys are saying JCF barely moved throughout the entire match. Was there an injury report on him prior to this?

Scotso
11-10-2003, 07:48 PM
WD JC!!!!!

It takes a lot of effort to suck that badly!

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 07:48 PM
When a journalist asked him why he always beats Federer he said "I like to play with him", that was mean...

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 07:50 PM
Ferrero fought hard during the first set, but, in the second set after being broken twice he got desperate and started hitting everything the hardest he could, that did not succeed, and he tanked the last game.
But for more than half of the match Ferrero fought hard.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:51 PM
While we're on the subject of the serves, you just look at the way Nalbandian is built physically and compare him to Schalken... which one should be capable of delivering bigger serves? Sure, Kuerten is spindly as a rake and has a nightmare serve, but Nalbandian most certainly has the potential to generate as much heat on serve as he does off the ground. Schalken realised right at the start of his career that percentage was the only way to go.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:52 PM
When a journalist asked him why he always beats Federer he said "I like to play with him", that was mean...

Sure, but wasn't that just his way of saying "play against him"? It's not as though he toys with Federer that much, it's usually Federer who does that with him (foolishly, before making an error and letting Nalbandian win the point).

Scotso
11-10-2003, 07:53 PM
*prays to Federer and the Tennis Gods to save them from the Roddick #1 hell*

:wavey:

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 07:55 PM
Well, Ferrero losing certainly increases Federer's chances a tiny bit, but if Roddick gets one win tomorrow then his chances are over. Basically, Ferrero must win against the big two in his group to avert the hell which you so vividly describe. Ah, Nalbandian - one way or another he ends up being Roddick's unlikely saviour...

Layla
11-10-2003, 08:01 PM
Ferrero fought hard during the first set, but, in the second set after being broken twice he got desperate and started hitting everything the hardest he could, that did not succeed, and he tanked the last game.
But for more than half of the match Ferrero fought hard.

We couldn't have watched the same match then.

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 08:06 PM
You are forgetting that height matters a lot, Laver or Vilas were strongly built lefties with huge arms but their serves were ordinary because they were not very tall, Nalbandian is not a short guy, but he is 1,80, like Agassi or Hewitt, you need a couple of inches more to have a great serve.

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 08:10 PM
Ferrero tanked the last game, that is why Nalbandian won that geme with two or three return winners, and in the second set after being broken twice when everything was looking ugly he started hitting everything very hard, that is something a lot of players do when they are down in the last set, if the ball gets in, great, if it doesnt get in I dont care
because anyway I am going to lose.
And for the first set he was normal Ferrero.

The match he played today is not a lot different from many matches he played against Gaudio that Ferrero ended up winning through a Gaudio-choke-job.

*Ljubica*
11-10-2003, 08:18 PM
Just finished watching the match tonight, - and have to say, - I am just so happy that David won :) Everyone has been writing him off and saying he shouldn't be in Houston and he was the "weak link", and he was just awesome tonight, - although admit that Ferrero was definately not at his best. Sorry to all Juan-Carlos fans, - I think he's a great player and I would love to see him beating Roddick to the Number 1 spot, but I just wanted David to win his first match so match to prove all his detractors wrong!

Tricky_Forehand
11-10-2003, 08:22 PM
Nobody here likes Nalbandian it seems...

I have been thinking the same thing going through these thirteen pages of messages. A lot of the comments ticked me off but because I don't want to get into a never ending debate, I don't want to post in anger :mad: .

All that a side. I'm SO happy for David today!! All those "experts" that were doubting how he would do with his wrist...he certainly proved them wrong in this first match. I was already hoping for Roger to win tonight regardless of how David's match came out but now I'm really hoping. David vs. Roger would cause me to do a happy dance all day long...lol.

Keep it up David!!! :clap2: :yippee: :clap2: :yippee:

Layla
11-10-2003, 08:27 PM
Ferrero tanked the last game, that is why Nalbandian won that geme with two or three return winners, and in the second set after being broken twice when everything was looking ugly he started hitting everything very hard, that is something a lot of players do when they are down in the last set, if the ball gets in, great, if it doesnt get in I dont care
because anyway I am going to lose.
And for the first set he was normal Ferrero.

The match he played today is not a lot different from many matches he played against Gaudio that Ferrero ended up winning through a Gaudio-choke-job.

Well, I'm afraid I have to disagree. Ferrero is my favorite player and I've seen more matches that I can count. I always observe his level of play, behavior and general disposition very closely, and today he was decidedly not normal. Like I said, I've seen my share of lousy matches on his part and I know he can suck royally, but this was different. He wasn't just bad or uninspired, he was thoroughly miserable and listless, and the first set was not much different, only marginally better. I remember I began to go into shock during the first set. I've never seen him move this slowly, it occurred to me that a cow has invaded his body. ;) Maybe I'm overreacting but this was the strangest match I've ever seen. It's also not in his nature to give up like this. I'm worried,that's all.

Tricky_Forehand
11-10-2003, 08:27 PM
there's a difference between liking and not liking
most were for Ferrero in order to stop the :devil: becoming #1

i'm sure even Nalby fans would like that

I don't want Roddick to finish #1 but I sure wasn't going to root for Juanqui to win at the expense of David. I do like Juanqui but when it comes to who I wanted to win here. I wanted David to go up 1-0 and then make the "experts" (namely, ESPN) fumble their way through explaining why they have continued to not give David the credit he deserve for finishing the year in the top 10.

Go Rainer!! Go David!! Go Guille!!

TennisLurker
11-10-2003, 08:32 PM
He gave up in the last set of his davis cup match against Calleri.

RogiFan88
11-10-2003, 08:33 PM
My God, 3 and 1??!!! He just got wiped out, it was 15-30 and then the scoreboard said match over! Sheesh... on reflection, I'm not happy. If Nalbandian and Agassi get out of this group, I may give up on Houston altogether.


My sentiments EXACTLY, Sjengst... :mad:

What a gross start to the TMC... my only hope is that Pandy is playing even WORSE than Juanqui... but I'm not counting on it... :rolleyes:

I don't dare watch Rogi v AA scores now... you'll have to be brave and do it for me! ;)

SO, go ROGI and KICK THAT double AA ass!

Tricky_Forehand
11-10-2003, 08:36 PM
anyone else think the fans got a bum deal ????
not talking just about today
but every session :o#

yes they got doubles but its doubles full of nobodies.

Mark Knowles & Daniel Nestor are nobodies? :confused:
Max Mirnyi & Mahesh Bhupathi are nobodies? :confused:
Jonas Bjorkman & Todd Woodbridge are nobodies? :confused:

Maybe I'm a rarity on this board as well as other online Tennis boards but I LOVE doubles as much as singles. I wish that I could be in Houston and I'm sure I wouldn't feel cheated by the quality of play.

WyverN
11-10-2003, 09:16 PM
How about people give Nalbandian some credit?
he served amazing and that is generally the weak part of his game and if he serves like that frankly Federer and probably Agassi will not have a chance.

Nalbandian has really proved that Wimbledon 2002 was not a fluke and if he is healthy next year expect him to be among the business end of slams and rankings next year.

Sooner or later his game will be figured out by the top guys, but until then I wouldnt be surprised if he wins a slam or 2.

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 09:20 PM
He's won 5 of the 7 matches he's played against top 10 guys this year (the two losses to roddick I imagine)... he obviously knows what he's doing and deserves plenty of credit!

*Ljubica*
11-10-2003, 09:23 PM
How about people give Nalbandian some credit?
he served amazing and that is generally the weak part of his game and if he serves like that frankly Federer and probably Agassi will not have a chance.

Nalbandian has really proved that Wimbledon 2002 was not a fluke and if he is healthy next year expect him to be among the business end of slams and rankings next year.

Sooner or later his game will be figured out by the top guys, but until then I wouldnt be surprised if he wins a slam or 2.
Couldn't agree more WyverN :) Considering his obvious injury problems and lack of serious match practice, David was incredible tonight - I'm still so excited about it - one of my happiest tennis moments in a long while :) And good luck to Rogi tonight - shame I won't be able to stay up to watch it but it won't start til 1.00 am. here and I have to go to work in the morning :(

Tricky_Forehand
11-10-2003, 09:25 PM
How about people give Nalbandian some credit?

That's apparently too difficult for some to do. I don't know what else David has to do (besides probably the obvious) to prove that he deserves to mentioned along side the rest of the top 10. Even if he did win a Slam there would probably STILL be some people unwilling to give him credit. :banghead:

GO RAINER!! GO DAVID!! GO GUILLE!!

WyverN
11-10-2003, 09:42 PM
I could understand people doubting him after Wimbledon 2002 but he has done more then enough in the past 18 months to prove that he is as good as the top 3

He has a similar style of game to Hewitt but his groundstrokes are better and if he serves like he did tonight could easily be a multi slam winner

Veronique
11-10-2003, 09:51 PM
WD Dave :bigclap:

Dave is my 2nd fav after Andrew. I just love the way he whops Federer.

Leo
11-10-2003, 09:54 PM
Here I was expecting a great, hard-fought first match to start off the tournament on a high note, but alas no. I'm not at all surprised that Nalbandian won, but just surprised that he won this easily. Pressure is on for Ferrero's next two matches who will most likely need to win them both, unless he pulls and Amelie. ;) I'm especially worried about Federer, although, based on some of his comments recently, I'm not sure that Rog will "show up" in Houston.

Leo
11-10-2003, 09:55 PM
Oh, and congrats David. :) I wanted him to reach the semis and it looks like he will, unless he gets another freak injury. Federer's almost a given for him, especially now when Roger doesn't seem that hungry, and I like his chances against rusty Agassi as well.

Chloe le Bopper
11-10-2003, 10:25 PM
didn't JCF lose his first RR match last year and then get to the finals? I wouldn't pack it in for him yet lol, esp. since the match isn't exactly over yet.

Ferrero has never won his first match at the masters cup. It's ridiculous to count him out at this point.

Chloe le Bopper
11-10-2003, 10:25 PM
Ah, jeez, what's with sticking his tongue out a la Roddick??

Et tu, David? Say it ain't so! :p
It's cute when David does it :)

croat123
11-10-2003, 10:29 PM
juaquin??????? que te paso maldito?

god damn it :fiery: i need both sushi and fedex in the semis (watch them be the two that fall out in the rr and roddick beat a bunch of claycourts to end the year number 1 :o )

vaiva
11-10-2003, 10:31 PM
most were for Ferrero in order to stop the :devil: becoming #1

Exactly :angel:

But I also like fat Dave [for the record]

star
11-10-2003, 11:21 PM
It's not that I'm not giving Nalbandian credit. Obvioulsy he is a very good player.

I just don't like him. :)

Ma. Estefania
11-10-2003, 11:26 PM
It's cute when David does it :)

I agree. ;) That pic is great, he looks so cute. :P

About David's "support" in here...hey, we (the ones who do support him) must not care, everyone's got different opinions, and different interests to want a loss for him, it's ok. ;)

Anyway he won, and that's what matters. :angel:

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 11:27 PM
Precisely star; I can assure all wounded Nalbandian fans that while I may dislike the guy intensely, I am not unable to appreciate his skills and class as a player, and his serve seemed to be clicking for once today. However, 3 and 1 in a little over an hour surely can't be entirely his own work, so let's give Ferrero some credit too, shall we?

Ma. Estefania
11-10-2003, 11:34 PM
"surely can't be entirely his own work, so let's give Ferrero some credit too, shall we?"

Yes, there's credit for Ferrero too for playing such a bad match. It's true, all that helped David.

Honestly I had never seen Ferrero so desperate during a match, it was like if he had no weapons against all those so deep balls of David.

vaiva
11-10-2003, 11:36 PM
LOL, Sjengster

So what is it with fat Dave that turns you off? I'm curious, because he used to annoy me [A LOT] with his endless whinning about the line calls and big mouth. Since he stopped it, I'm finally able to appreciate the tennis he can play.

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 11:42 PM
LOL, Sjengster

So what is it with fat Dave that turns you off? I'm curious, because he used to annoy me [A LOT] with his endless whinning about the line calls and big mouth. Since he stopped it, I'm finally able to appreciate the tennis he can play.


you forget one important thing

he kicks Farmer Timmy's ass alot of the time
4-1 in meets or is it 5-1 i can't keep up :lol:

vaiva
11-10-2003, 11:46 PM
Ha, Eggy, but Sjengstah cannot be so shallow, can he? :p

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 11:46 PM
Well, there is the childish fact that he keeps on beating Federer in big, important matches (but hey, there are a couple of Roddick fans who love him for exactly the same reason), and I've mentioned his serve... I suppose it's not that bad, but he has this big build-up and rocking motion when you expect something explosive and instead he just taps the ball limply into the box. And it has been his undoing in critical matches. I certainly admire his ability, he has superb time on the ball and every shot is consistently and cleverly executed, but at the end of the day I'm left feeling underwhelmed by his game.

It certainly works however, as evidenced by the succession of flashier players he beat at the US Open: Philippoussis, Federer, El Aynaoui, even Nieminen who pushed him to a final set tiebreak - all big servers with big forehands who can hit extravagant winners, but he found a way past them all with consistent baseline tennis. As commentators have observed, he's a player's player, not a spectator's player. He also has this rather grouchy attitude which I find off-putting but at the same time amusing - Eurosport said about the Basel final last year that he was the grumpy old man to Gonzalez's enthusiastic kid.

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 11:48 PM
you forget one important thing

he kicks Farmer Timmy's ass alot of the time
4-1 in meets or is it 5-1 i can't keep up :lol:

Indeed, that's also a significant factor - heck, Henman's season started to go downhill last year right after that Toronto match where he lost from matchpoint up. But Henman won the most important match they played at Wimbledon, and I always feel he's struggling against the odds when playing Nalbandian so I don't have too high expectations; with Federer you keep thinking that he could and should be doing something to turn it around, so it's all the more frustrating when he doesn't.

vaiva
11-10-2003, 11:49 PM
Plus, he has an infamous H2H vs Fed so that cannot be a reason for his dislike

vaiva
11-10-2003, 11:51 PM
And I forgot the all-important smilie in my post *sigh*

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 11:52 PM
10 more mins to go

which Baldy and which Fed will turn up ??

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 11:54 PM
And I forgot the all-important smilie in my post *sigh*

:) :) :wavey:

lets check Fat-Boys record against Sjengsters collection of Nobodies
i.e. Schuettler, Schalken and Novak)

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 11:54 PM
10 more mins to go

which Baldy and which Fed will turn up ??

Hopefully the fit, firing Andre and the confident Fed.

Humidity is 94% outside right now - will that affect either of them?

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 11:56 PM
I bet it doesn't live up to expectations, either way -although to be honest, if anyone's going to win in a disappointingly one-sided manner it'll be Agassi. Federer just seems as though his mind focused everywhere except on these matches, he's griping about the slope of the court, the size of the stadium etc... hopefully he can deliver the right gameplan at last to unsettle the A-Train. Two talented players, both given insipid railway-related nicknames...

TheBoiledEgg
11-10-2003, 11:56 PM
David NALBANDIAN (ARG) v Rainer SCHUETTLER (GER)

2002 Indian Wells Hard (O) 32 Rainer SCHUETTLER 6-4 4-6 2-6
2002 Monte Carlo Clay (O) 64 David NALBANDIAN 7-6(1) 6-7(4) 6-2
2002 Moscow Carpet (I) 32 Rainer SCHUETTLER 6-7(6) 4-6
2003 Australian Open Hard (O) QF Rainer SCHUETTLER 3-6 7-5 1-6 0-6
2003 Hamburg Clay (O) 16 David NALBANDIAN 7-6(3) 6-2
2003 World Team Cup Clay (O) R1 David NALBANDIAN 6-4 7-5
2003 Canada Hard (O) SF David NALBANDIAN 3-6 6-2 6-2

David NALBANDIAN (ARG) leads 4 : 3

David NALBANDIAN (ARG) v Sjeng SCHALKEN (NED)

2002 Estoril Clay (O) QF David NALBANDIAN 6-4 6-4

David NALBANDIAN (ARG) leads 1 : 0

getting interesting ;)


David NALBANDIAN (ARG) v Jiri NOVAK (CZE)


No matches have been played between these two players.


aha BINGO:
he lost to Sjengster's version of the :devil:
David NALBANDIAN (ARG) v Nicolas MASSU (CHI)

2002 Buenos Aires Clay (O) QF Nicolas MASSU 6-7(2) 6-4 6-7(2)
2003 Acapulco Clay (O) 32 David NALBANDIAN 2-6 6-1 6-4

Tied 1 : 1

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 11:57 PM
Nalbandian doesn't have winning records against any of my top fave players (in fact, of the ones he's played, he has losing records against every single one, though he hasn't played a lot of them) and I still don't like him much :p

Sjengster
11-10-2003, 11:58 PM
94% - eek. Advantage Agassi for sure, he likes playing in hot conditions while Federer hates humidity, he didn't hold up well during the Miami final last year (although it was Agassi who showed the major signs of tiredness first).

Deboogle!.
11-10-2003, 11:59 PM
It's not hot, just humid. I mean it's warm, mid-70s but horribly sticky. I almost lost my breath when I went outside to go to dinner.

Sjengster
11-11-2003, 12:01 AM
Good Lord TBE, did you really feel that inspired? Interesting records - no surprise that the Band beat Schuettler thrice on clay (although wasn't the first one surprisingly close, eh?), but I was definitely surprised at the win in the Montreal semi on hard, which showed how much Nalbandian had improved recently.

I don't exactly think of Massu as the anti-Christ, but come on... after the match he played in Madrid against Ferrero, does anyone want to see him appearing in any more major tournament finals? You say Schuettler's game puts you to sleep, but this guy is ten times worse (although his crass errors can make for entertaining viewing at times).

Edit: I used the word surprised three times there. It's getting late...

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:02 AM
:) :) :wavey:

:kiss:

Insomnia?

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:08 AM
pretty good start from Rogi
1-0

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:09 AM
:kiss:

Insomnia?

Hi :kiss:
no work and TMC ;)
co-incidence......... maybe ;)

Sjengster
11-11-2003, 12:10 AM
Woop-de-do, my scoreboard has the doubles match still there.

star
11-11-2003, 12:11 AM
Gleich gehts los!


I just don't have a thing for grouchy men although I understand a lot of women do otherwise why would so many be drooling over Rios. And I never liked Becker either because he always seemed so grumpy and difficult. Nalbandian does so remind me of Becker (not his game obviously) so maybe I let that influence me. But it is that grouchiness that gets to me most of all, and then his other antics as well although, I would probably forgive them in someone I liked better. :)

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:13 AM
Roger breaks 2-0 on his 3rd bp :)

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:13 AM
Hi :kiss:
no work and TMC ;)
co-incidence......... maybe ;)

Just maybe :angel:

Rogi breaks! He looks good so far! Hopp Swissie!

Sjengster
11-11-2003, 12:14 AM
Go him! Sheesh, I didn't figure that... although he did exactly the same in Miami and went on to lose his serve straight away for the first time in the tournament, so I'll hold the celebrations.

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:15 AM
oh well done Roger :rolleyes:
broken to love pfffffffffff

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:15 AM
Cr@p!! I should have logged off as I always do :mad:

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:16 AM
Go him! Sheesh, I didn't figure that... although he did exactly the same in Miami and went on to lose his serve straight away for the first time in the tournament, so I'll hold the celebrations.

Deja Vu :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Sjengster
11-11-2003, 12:16 AM
...and history repeats itself, would you believe. Sorry, looks like I jinxed him.

Sjengster
11-11-2003, 12:17 AM
I still have no score anywhere!!! Damn this scoreboard...

J. Corwin
11-11-2003, 12:18 AM
My TMC scoreboard isn't updating either. I'm using Eurosport.

Billabong
11-11-2003, 12:19 AM
Ok!!! I'm here to cheer for Roger! Let's see if he can get through Agassi! GOOOOOOOO

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:19 AM
Sjengstah, it's 2-2

Tennis Fool
11-11-2003, 12:19 AM
I guess you were right Sjengster ;)

TennisLurker
11-11-2003, 12:20 AM
Could someone please update me with the scores??

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:20 AM
Andre's in the "i'm not changing any more nappies for another week mode"

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:21 AM
The pace they're playing at is incredible. Fed was 0-30, now 30 all

Ten_Isse_Fan
11-11-2003, 12:21 AM
How come the scoreboard isn't working ? :mad:

TheBoiledEgg
11-11-2003, 12:21 AM
Roger holds on from 0-30

3-2 :)

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:21 AM
Lame returns [or good serves} and Fed holds 3-2

Ten_Isse_Fan
11-11-2003, 12:22 AM
THere, finally. Looks like I had to be upset so it'd work ;)

Tennis Fool
11-11-2003, 12:23 AM
With a fresh and relaxed Agassi...I don't know :o
I want them both to win. Can we just draw a tie?

TennisLurker
11-11-2003, 12:24 AM
You can go to http://www.eurosport.com/home/pages/V3/L0/S57/E5336/live_Lng0_Spo57_Evt5336.shtml

Sjengster

vaiva
11-11-2003, 12:25 AM
No tie!

In the worst case, Fed will have to pull a Novak tonight :devil: