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Forum: General Messages 07-05-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 47,741
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: WWW Wimbledon Final: [1] Djokovic vs [4] Federer - XXXV

Can't call until tomorrow afternoon as it will depend on whether they will or will not be playing with the roof on.

Weather forecast is not good.
Forum: General Messages 11-13-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,857
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Predict Murray's come back season .

Admittedly the back probably did have some effect at USO this year but being defending champion weighed on him also.

I don't see him being able to defend Wimbledon for this reason especially with...
Forum: General Messages 09-07-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,007
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Which is more shocking: Fed or Murray losing in straights?


I think as time goes on we're going to get these displays from Federer from time to time.

While we know Murray is susceptible to big hitters who are on fire on a particular day it was the...
Forum: General Messages 08-22-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 40,005
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: USOpen 2013 main draw

Unless someone can take care of Berdych for him Murray at best is not going past the quarters.
Forum: General Messages 06-25-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,956
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Andy's best chance ever to win Wimbledon

I'm almost hoping Gulbis can KO Tsonga in R2.

Although Andy usually beats Tsonga their matches are invariably close and I have a bad feeling that if they meet in the quarters then this is Tsonga's...
Forum: General Messages 06-21-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 64,640
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Wimbledon Main Draw Discussions

Unless they start messing with the scheduling (like putting 3 men's matches on the same court) one of Murray, Federer and Nadal will not get a Centre Court match each round.
Forum: General Messages 05-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 30,263
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Murray out of Roland Garros

Even though Andy only reached the quarters last year the 360 points he will lose will put Federer closer to him - provided he at least reaches the semis.

But if Roger was to actually reach the final...
Forum: General Messages 09-04-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,917
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: US Open QF WWW: Andy Murray vs Marin Cilic

Andy should win but it will be closer than some expect, musn't let his concentration slip.

He will also have to hope that Federer beats Berdych.

I believe Andy can take Fed in the semis but he has...
Forum: General Messages 06-27-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,098
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Wimbledon R4: Murray def. Gasquet 7-6(3) 6-3 6-2

Totally wrong about this. On Murray's form in the first three matches I saw a 3 set win for Gasquet.

No question he raised his game considerably today.

Anyone who says that playing Cilic and...
Forum: General Messages 06-25-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 10,846
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: WWW Wimbledon Rd 4: Gasquet vs. Murray

Hate to say it but on what I've seen so far this could be an embarrassing three set defeat for Murray unless his serve suddenly improves greatly.

Bad feeling about this.
Forum: General Messages 06-17-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 31,194
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: 2011 Wimbledon Draw - Discuss (Main Draw is in OP)

So Wimby and the BBC get the draw they want with the chance of a Nadal-Federer final plus the tournament doesn't have to schedule them both on the same day.

If Murray does make the semis with Nadal...
Forum: General Messages 02-05-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 11,778
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: The eternal question: is Murray ready to win a grand slam in 2011?

I don't think he is. He needs to get sorted out mentally.

The first two final losses I put down to playing Federer in a Slam but he's an intelligent guy and the fact that he must have known he...
Forum: General Messages 09-10-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,545
Posted By chris whiteside
UK Newspaper Article on Andy Murray's Slam Failure

Here's a link to an article in today's UK Daily Telegraph on the failure of Andy Murray to win a...
Forum: General Messages 09-02-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,480
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: US OPEN R1 Llodra Serves & Volleys Berdych 7-6 6-4 6-4

Great result for Andy Murray - I was worried about a quarter against Berdych.
Forum: General Messages 08-16-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,489
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Toronto F Murray d. Federer 7-5 7-5

The draw will be crucial for Murray at USO.

If he comes up against Soderling, Berdych or Verdasco then he's in big trouble.

In fact his best route might be if he drops to #5 this week and gets one...
Forum: General Messages 07-09-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,323
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Nadal the favorite for the US Open?

The draw is going to be vital to Murray's chances. He seems to be back in form and it is his best surface.

However, even on hard the chances are that he would get blown away by either Berdych or...
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,379
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Nadal becomes the first men's player in 30 years to achieve the historic double t

Have to agree.

After the Grand Slam I've always thought the greatest achievement in tennis is to win RG and Wimbledon back-to-back.

Certainly a magnificent feat by Nadal but I don't think you can...
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,547
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Top 10 Wimbledon Champions Of All Time?

Can't see any reason why Cash would be placed ahead of Edberg - unless an Australian compiled the list.
Forum: General Messages 07-05-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 31,686
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Who Can Stop Nadal At the U.S. Open

I hope Federer and Nadal are in the same half of the draw.
Forum: General Messages 07-02-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 24,630
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Wimbledon SF: Nadal bulldozes Murray 6-4, 7-6(6), 6-4

There's a set formula for the seeding.
Forum: General Messages 07-02-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 24,630
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Wimbledon SF: Nadal bulldozes Murray 6-4, 7-6(6), 6-4

You can only laugh at some of the comments - bulldozing and thumping? you couldn't have watched the match.

Nadal deserved his win but why on earth did Murray keep hitting his forehand crosscourt? -...
Forum: General Messages 08-28-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,551
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Let's recognise that Murray is on fire.....

I hope you're right but wheras a few months ago I was saying WHEN Murray wins a Slam now it is IF he wins one and it is beginning to look as if it might be a big IF.

It could very well be that when...
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 22,212
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: When will Murray Man Up and Win his 1st GS

A few months ago I thought Murray would win a Slam this year however I'm turning towards the opinion that he might never - there will always be that one player who can take him out.

It was Verdasco...
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,754
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Will Roddick ever win another Slam?

Will he recover psychologically from having the third-set tie-breaker at his mercy? - the whole court to put that reasonably easy volley into.

I suspect he has the back-up to pull him through and I...
Forum: General Messages 06-29-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 20,314
Posted By chris whiteside
Re: Wimbledon 4R: Andy Murray [3] def. Stanislas Wawrinka [19] 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-

This is nothing new for AndyM - we've seen it in many tournaments where he can play brilliantly in one round and then pretty ordinary in another. His serve was way off today.

Although he insists the...
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