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Forum: General Messages 03-01-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,726
Posted By Tactim
Re: Acapulco F: [2] Ferrer def. [1] Nishikori, 6-3 7-5

*sigh* Rough match. Fair to say this is easily the worst performance of kei's year so far. It's unfortunate it had to happen in a final of a 500 event.

I don't think I would have been so upset if...
Forum: General Messages 02-15-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 132,103
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2015 Live Commentary Thread vol. 5

Flashy jumping backhand!
Forum: General Messages 01-27-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5,014
Views: 133,662
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2015 Live Commentary Thread vol. 3

Taking a page out of Tomic's book. nicely played.
Forum: General Messages 01-24-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,014
Views: 133,662
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2015 Live Commentary Thread vol. 3

I just can't stop smiling at this. Ferrer just doesn't have what it takes to put this away. Simon is playing fantastic change of pace attacking shots while expending minimal energy.
Forum: General Messages 01-11-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 138,985
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2015 Live Commentary Thread Vol. 1

Is this pretty tennis? No. Is it very effective tennis? Extremely. This is probably the best tennis Milos Raonic has ever played. He's executing his gameplay extremely well
Forum: General Messages 09-08-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,928
Posted By Tactim
Re: US Open Final: Marin Cilic def Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3

Even as a Nishikori fan, gotta hand it to Cilic. He was just simply too good. Cilic serve was overwhelming, depth and pace of groundstrokes was phemonenal, movement and retrieving was the best...
Forum: General Messages 09-06-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 31,289
Posted By Tactim
Re: Heroic Samurai Nishikori beats Djokovic 6-4 1-6 7-6(4) 6-3

I'm so shocked I'm still shaking. WOWOW. CONGRATS NISHIKORI!!!!
Forum: General Messages 01-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,987
Posted By Tactim
Re: AO R4: Nadal [1] def. Nishikori 7-6, 7-5, 7-6

In the matches before, Kei would have probably had a competitive 1st set, semi competitive 2nd set, and just a 3rd set tank.

It seems in such a short time, Michael Chang has vastly improved...
Forum: General Messages 01-20-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5,015
Views: 169,861
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2014 Live commentary thread

4th rd of a major. Chang vs Lendl, World #1, down 2 sets, but fights back.

Anyone see the resemblance?

Kei has come a long way in mental fortitude! Get the set!
Forum: General Messages 01-18-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,948
Posted By Tactim
Re: AO R3: (16) Nishikori def. Young 7-5 6-1 6-0

Tight first set with Young playing very solid, but Nishikori upped his game when he was down 5-3 with Young serving for the set. He was clutch at so many points in the first set, pulling out...
Forum: General Messages 01-18-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 128,670
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2014 Live commentary thread vol2

Thought Nishikori was the one calling the MTO. Instead it was Young. Usually it would be Nishikori doing it =p, especially when he's ahead
Forum: General Messages 01-18-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,021
Views: 128,670
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2014 Live commentary thread vol2

Gutsy line catching second serve with a big forehand winner to finish the set. What a comeback for nishikori
Forum: General Messages 10-04-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 169,239
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2013 Live Commentary

Nishikori seems to have beefed up his first serve. He's hitting the 190's much more often while consistently in the180's. Of course his first serve percentage isn't stellar, but good to see he's...
Forum: General Messages 08-06-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,235
Posted By Tactim
Re: Montreal R2: (9) Nishikori def. Seppi 4-6 7-5 6-1

Nishikori really has a bad habit of losing the first set marginally, having a late charge in the second set to barely win it, and just destroying his opponents in his third. Not good for his stamina,...
Forum: General Messages 03-12-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,574
Posted By Tactim
Re: Congrats Andy Murray for winning a Laureus Award BUT...

The Laureus sports awards are mainly dominated by the bigger international sports so really any smaller sports have very little chance of having a nomination.

I'm actually quite surprised you even...
Forum: General Messages 02-25-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,952
Posted By Tactim
Re: Why Are There No Great Mexican Tennis Players?

Although money is definitely a factor ultimately it's down to popularity and the presence of previous great players to help each new successive generation. We can also ask why the US has no badminton...
Forum: General Messages 02-24-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,831
Posted By Tactim
Re: WWW ATP Delray Beach 2013

Karlovic will be a tough one for kei. I know he beat raonic's serve but the last time he faced karlovic in Davis cup didn't end well. Tough first round unless he brings his return A game
Forum: General Messages 02-23-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Tactim
Re: Memphis SF (5) Kei Nishikori vs Marinko Matosevic

Agreed. Kei is the only seeded player left in the draw and this is definitely one of the easiest chances to bag a 500 event with dolgopolov out and raonic going out early. If he fails to win this...
Forum: General Messages 02-20-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By Tactim
Re: Memphis rd 1: (5) Nishikori def Marchenko 6-4,7-5

Kei's knee is indeed still taped up, picture was taken by his trainer and uploaded to kei's Facebook. I suppose we'll see.

Against Donald next, he really shouldn't lose here
Forum: Off Topic 01-25-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,552
Posted By Tactim
Re: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Brash Comments About Women

:facepalm: Tsonga. It's as if he wants to stir up unnecessary drama for no reason. Men certainly do have hormones and all that "bad stuff." It's a society problem teaching women to be more...
Forum: General Messages 01-20-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,416
Posted By Tactim
Re: AO R4: Ferrer def. Nishikori 6-2 6-1 6-4

Feel bad for Nishikori, but even though I'm all for Kei, Ferrer was too good today. Nishikori played some good aggressive tennis in the beginning of the 1st set and most of the 3rd set, but Ferrer...
Forum: General Messages 01-19-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 130,506
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2013 Live Commentary

I must say Tomic has really held his nerve and seems to live coming back from 0-30 down and when he's facing breakpoint. Despite Fed's godly backhand cross court flick winner, he produced some...
Forum: General Messages 01-19-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 130,506
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2013 Live Commentary

The way Tomic is playing this is fairly impressive so far. He may be down a set but I think he's found his rhythm now. He can definitely produce some pace off his forehand, though his backhand...
Forum: General Messages 01-18-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By Tactim
Re: AO Rd3: Kei def Donskoy 7-6(3), 6-2 6-3

Tentative first set from Kei but very solid in the 2nd and 3rd. He actually was up 3-0 in the third before Donskoy leveled it at 3-3, though Kei quickly put his foot down and finished the match 6-3...
Forum: General Messages 01-18-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5,002
Views: 130,506
Posted By Tactim
Re: 2013 Live Commentary

Nishikori takes 2nd set 6-2. Had his left knee reinforced with more tape and getting it massaged by the trainer.

He's looking to take it in straights as donskoy doesn't seem to have his heart in it,...
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