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Forum: General Messages 03-05-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,690
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: New Masters on Grass at the cost of losing a 1 Masters on Clay?

Why would you remove a clay masters? There are only 2.5 of them anyway. And Rome and MC are beautiful.

Get rid of one of the North American HC Masters. Possibly IW/Miami on the basis that you could...
Forum: General Messages 03-04-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,322
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Marcelo Rios to contest Australian Open 1998 final outcome?

Interesting. I think there are so many intangibles here. Rios would be a far more fitting winner of a slam than Korda but that's not really how it works. Will be intrigued to see how it progresses.
Forum: General Messages 03-02-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 698
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Who was better to watch: Sampras or Agassi?

Sampras wasn't all serve, he could do other things, but given the courts in the 90s, it did feel like during his service games you basically just watched a series of aces and unreturnables.

For me...
Forum: General Messages 03-01-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,032
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: MTF 2015 Favourite Players Thread

Active:

1. Andy Murray
2. Juan Martin del Potro
3. Gilles Simon
4. Grigor Dimitrov
5. Simone Bolelli
6. Philipp Petzschner
7. Mikhail Youzhny
8. Pablo Andujar
Forum: General Messages 03-01-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 37,003
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Roger Federer tossing bottles in an endless loop

It's not like this is new. He did it in Miami against Djokovic in 2009 too.
Forum: General Messages 02-26-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,562
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: What defeat have you enjoy the most so far this year?

Not many, I don't think it's good for tennis when the top players play badly. In fact I'd say the opposite. Upsets are great when both players are playing well and the underdog comes through - less...
Forum: General Messages 02-25-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,939
Posted By FleetSeb
Dubai R2: (3) A Murray def. J Sousa 6-0 6-2

Very comfortable for Andy, Sousa has little to hurt him with.

Nice to see Andy win so comfortably at a smaller event in the early months of the year. Rare.
Forum: General Messages 02-25-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By FleetSeb
Forum: General Messages 02-22-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,390
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Marseille F: (5) Simon def. (7) Monfils 6-4 1-6 7-6(4)

Simon absolutely deserved to win. So pleased for him, he was generally the player controlling the point although of course Gael had a lot of winners from the defensive etc.
Forum: General Messages 02-20-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,266
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Marseille [QF]: Bautista Agut def. Thiem 7-6(7) 6-3

At 6-6 in the tiebreak the two had literally the same service stats. Both had 60% first serves in, both had 20/25 1st serve points won and both had 10/17 second serve points won. Such a lovely little...
Forum: General Messages 02-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Wimbledon ballot

Definitely possible to enter Centre Court. There are two methods. At around 4/5pm some people will leave and they can leave their tickets 'for charity' - what this means is those tickets can be...
Forum: General Messages 02-19-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 8,510
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Marseille [R2]: Bolelli def. Raonic 6-4 3-6 7-6(3)

Simone! Well done, so so SO pleased for him. Don't think he'll get it in Marseille but would love for him to get a title somewhere this year, anywhere TBH I don't care where!
So great that his form...
Forum: General Messages 02-18-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Marseille R1: Bolelli def. Vanni 6-4, 7-6(7-4)

I know Vanni is the new darling of MTF and I, too, enjoyed his SP run. But very happy for Simone to get the win here.
Forum: General Messages 02-16-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,835
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: MTF 2015 Most Disliked Active Players

1. Nick Kyrgios
2. Radek Stepanek
3. Jerzy Janowicz
4. Ernests Gulbis
5. Milos Raonic
6. Lukas Rosol
7. Novak Djokovic
8. Thanassi Kokkinakis
9. Sergiy Stakhovsky
10. Marin Cilic
Forum: General Messages 02-15-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Why is the European Clay Season "protected" ?

Because Hard Courts are like 70% of the tour anyway?
Forum: General Messages 02-15-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: The toughest 3 non top 15 opponents for these players?

I assume we're talking active players against those you've named. And I assume we're talking currently not top 15? Or never top 15?

The classic example in this kind of scenario is obviously...
Forum: General Messages 02-13-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,033
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Rotterdam QF: [8] Simon def. [1] Murray 6-4 6-2

Ah well, I'm pleased for Gilles and would rather he got a win over Andy here than elsewhere. Would be nice if Gillou could go on and win Rotterdam now.
Forum: General Messages 02-13-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,440
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Better forehand: Peak Del Po or Peak Gonzalez

DP's is less liable to breakdown than Gonzo's. But at their peak Gonzo's is greater.
Forum: General Messages 02-12-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,564
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Rotterdam R2: Andy Murray (1) def. Vasek Pospisil 6-3 7-5

The point with which Andy saved set point in the second set was great. Lots of long rallies in this match.
Forum: General Messages 02-12-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By FleetSeb
Rotterdam R2: (8) Gilles Simon def. Jeremy Chardy 6-4 6-3

Gilles didn't face a break point, had a good first serve percentage, kept Chardy deep in the rallies and generally played well. Jeremy too inconsistent to challenge seriously. Gilles' backhand return...
Forum: General Messages 02-12-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By FleetSeb
Perhaps but his movement and return game have...

Perhaps but his movement and return game have definitely improved under Delgado. I'd say his sporadic form up until now has made sense because he hasn't had much of a b game. There's more about his...
Forum: General Messages 02-11-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Rotterdam R1: Andy Murray (1) def. Nicolas Mahut 6-3 6-2

TIghter than the scoreline suggested. Murray won 2 long games at the start of the second which demoralised Mahut a bit I think. Onwards and upwards.
Forum: Doubles Forum 02-10-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,795
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Rotterdam/Memphis/Sao Paulo

Definitely lucky but you could make the relevant point that it was unfair that they even had to qualify given how much higher ranked in doubles they are than Sousa and RBA
Forum: General Messages 02-09-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By FleetSeb
Re: Rotterdam R1: Bolelli def. Rosol 6-3 6-1

Very pleasing result, player with more skill and variety wins.
Forum: General Messages 02-08-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,691
Posted By FleetSeb
Match arguably hinged on the point at *4-3 in the...

Match arguably hinged on the point at *4-3 in the tiebreak when Seppi had a minibreak, it was a really really long rally that was very nip and tuck with both players holding the initiative multiple...
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