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03-13-2007 04:00 PM
tangerine_dream
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It's interesting that so many seeds would go crashing out right after Federer's loss. You'd think they would have been thrilled at this chance to win a Masters shield, but it's almost like everybody got *too* excited and ended up choking. Very strange. Here's Benneteau's take on it:

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UNFAMILIAR FEELING: Julien Benneteau, who pulled off an upset of No. 6 James Blake, had a unique reason so many of the top seeds in the Pacific Lie Open have lost so far. It's Roger Federer's fault. "I think in men's tennis, everybody, almost everybody, can beat everybody. So we were used to seeing Roger win everything," Benneteau said. "For the first time maybe since a long, long time ago, he lost (in) the first round. So it's maybe a little bit weird for the people and then for us (the players)."
03-13-2007 07:06 AM
Bibberz
Re: Upset-apalooza?

I mentioned it somewhere else, but I think that thread died: there are only really upsets in Rafa and Fed's quarters. Davydenko and Roddick's quarters haven't been nearly as surprising.
03-13-2007 06:49 AM
dylan24
Re: Upset-apalooza?

at least the women favs keep winning
unlike the men
03-13-2007 06:45 AM
Sofyaxo
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It means that Disney is off crying or trying to make last minuet pleas that they would all still be in under the RR system.
03-13-2007 06:21 AM
corporalclegg
Re: Upset-apalooza?

Blake? Bookies are becoming MILLIONAIRES.

I'm willing to bet that Ferrero will beat Nadal tomorrow, and Gasquet will beat Roddick.
03-12-2007 05:04 PM
Corswandt
Re: Upset-apalooza?

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Originally Posted by leng jai View Post
It means the good players are playing shit.
Pretty much, yes.
03-12-2007 04:56 PM
oz_boz
Re: Upset-apalooza?

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Originally Posted by MariaV View Post
It's a conspiracy vs Mr Disney.
Probably PRO Mr Disney, his RR argument with allowing the favs to lose one match and still stay is as valid as it can be (that is, still BS IMO)
03-12-2007 03:44 PM
simo4cufc
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It was a great day as long as your guy didn't lose.
03-12-2007 02:49 PM
lunahielo
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It seems very strange.. very.
03-12-2007 02:38 PM
alfonsojose
Re: Upset-apalooza?

Miami. At least top women had the balls to withdraw Guys are so afraid of my master Etienne
03-12-2007 01:49 PM
uglyamerican
Re: Upset-apalooza?

The pressure increases for the remaining contenders.
03-12-2007 10:18 AM
MariaV
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It's a conspiracy vs Mr Disney.
03-12-2007 10:17 AM
scoobs
Re: Upset-apalooza?

I sorta hope there's a bit of a return to normality today. Yesterday was kr-a-a-zy.
03-12-2007 10:15 AM
Bobby
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It means that there is depth in men's tennis, some are playing badly, some just don't care. And also, some are already tired in March from travelling (Qatar, Australia, Europe, Dubai, United States...)
03-12-2007 10:09 AM
leng jai
Re: Upset-apalooza?

It means the good players are playing shit.
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