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Roger in 2 39 24.07%
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Grigor in 2 35 21.60%
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:18 PM   #91
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Everyone's been waiting for this match for a long time and comparing it to the Federer-Sampras match... but honest question here, were people really waiting for that matchup before it happened? Or is it only interesting in hind-sight?
Exactly a point people overlook. No one knew at the time what the Sampras-Federer match actually meant, it was only after Roger began dominating the tennis world where it became evident the match held significance.
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Old 10-24-2013, 08:19 PM   #92
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Hate matches like this when your two favourites collide.
Seriously? Everybody has been waiting for this match to happen for years.
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The most intriguing match of the past 10 years.
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[quote=DarthFed;18831009]Hate matches like this when your two favourites collide. In my opinion the propositions easy if Fed plays well he wins, doesn't matter how good Dimitrov will be. There's also that issue of how nervous Dimitrov gets when hes in the lead against these top players. While it may be true he beat Ferrer who's ranked higher than Roger, we know the obvious reasons why he will have more nerves tomorrow[/QUOTE



If Ferrer is ranked higher than Federer that means nothing and Ferrer has never won vs Federer. But other young player Sousa also defeat Ferrer in two sets in QF and went to win ATP 250. The same Sousa defeat Grisho at US Open.
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Default Re: WWW Basel QF: (3) Roger Federer vs (8) Grigor Dimitrov

Bad timing for Roger and for this matchup in general...Grigor playing probably the best tennis in his career right now and Roger playing the worst. Saw the match against Istomin and it was more of a case of Istomin losing rather than Rog winning. That defensive style he was forced to play will not fly too well against Dimitrov.

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Exactly a point people overlook. No one knew at the time what the Sampras-Federer match actually meant, it was only after Roger began dominating the tennis world where it became evident the match held significance.
Was not the same with Gasquet when he beat Federer in MC. Back then everyone was talking for Gasquet as baby Fed. Well we saw it did not happen now it is the same with Dimitrov. They put a lot of pressure to those younger guys IMO. Dimitrov is very talented boy but he is not Federer.
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Hate matches like this when your two favourites collide. In my opinion the propositions easy if Fed plays well he wins, doesn't matter how good Dimitrov will be. There's also that issue of how nervous Dimitrov gets when hes in the lead against these top players. While it may be true he beat Ferrer who's ranked higher than Roger, we know the obvious reasons why he will have more nerves tomorrow[/QUOTE



If Ferrer is ranked higher than Federer that means nothing and Ferrer has never won vs Federer. But other young player Sousa also defeat Ferrer in two sets in QF and went to win ATP 250. The same Sousa defeat Grisho at US Open.
Fed demolishing Dimitrov will be normal, boring, mundane. We have enough of it in our lives already. We want something unusual, wonderful and unexpected, turning point, magic. Hence everybody hyping Dimitrov. We want a fairy tale.
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nadejda is a big fan of Grigor.

She's allowed to be honest if she doesn't think he's ready for this type of win. I disagree with her but that's her opinion.
you can browse back, like the last 3 years if you want and if there is one post praising Grigor for 20 hating ones then i'm probably mistaking the person (i'm not).
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Was not the same with Gasquet when he beat Federer in MC. Back then everyone was talking for Gasquet as baby Fed. Well we saw it did not happen now it is the same with Dimitrov. They put a lot of pressure to those younger guys IMO. Dimitrov is very talented boy but he is not Federer.
really? so I was wrong the whole time? what a pity!
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Fed demolishing Dimitrov will be normal, boring, mundane. We have enough of it in our lives already. We want something unusual, wonderful and unexpected, turning point, magic. Hence everybody hyping Dimitrov. We want a fairy tale.
Wrong. Federer's win would be a continuation of the fairy tale. Dimitrov is not the main character of any fairy tale and won't be, even if he wins tomorrow.
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Change the title. It should be "WWW Roger no victories over decent players since January Federer vs Grigor Dimitrov?"

One of the most expected matchups but in this condiotions... i don't know. Wish Fed was a bit closer to his 2012 form. If he plays like he did against Istomin it's gonna be tough.
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you can browse back, like the last 3 years if you want and if there is one post praising Grigor for 20 hating ones then i'm probably mistaking the person (i'm not).
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Wrong. Federer's win would be a continuation of the fairy tale. Dimitrov is not the main character of any fairy tale and won't be, even if he wins tomorrow.
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Default Re: WWW Basel QF: (3) Roger Federer vs (8) Grigor Dimitrov

Nice run for the Swiss journeyman but it ends here. Federer is like a poor man's Dimitrov, and he shouldn't cause too much trouble here.
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Fed demolishing Dimitrov will be normal, boring, mundane. We have enough of it in our lives already. We want something unusual, wonderful and unexpected, turning point, magic. Hence everybody hyping Dimitrov. We want a fairy tale.
Are you serious? Federer is 1.50 favorite on Betfair early odds. Add the fact that this is Federer we're talking and odds are pushed down by many people that still believe in the GOAT. This is basically a 50/50 match. Federer is only favorite because he is Federer not based on his play since January.
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