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Old 06-11-2007, 08:10 PM   #16
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I was so glad that I had the feeling Kiwi won!
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Old 06-11-2007, 09:53 PM   #17
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I taped the match too and it was a good performance. What a pity that he could not hold the break in the 2nd set.

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Wow that's pretty impressive. I thought it would be something like 6-3 6-2 or something. A shame he couldn't capitalize on the chances that he most likely had, but good job Kiwi I'm so prowd of him

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I taped the match too and it was a good performance. What a pity that he could not hold the break in the 2nd set.

Weiter so Kiwi!

I'm so jealous of u guys who got to see him. How was his serve? I assume it was pretty solid cuz the score was so close
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Waske said on TV that Kiwi already has wildcard offers from Newport and Gstaad and also the other US tournaments are interested.
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I'm so jealous of u guys who got to see him. How was his serve? I assume it was pretty solid cuz the score was so close
His first point was an ace. Overall, his (first) serve was his strength although it kinda left him in 1-2 key moments. But not too much to complain. His backhand - he is normally very solid on that side - was too error-prone IMO. And he probably could have tried more S+V. Most of the time he was staying at the base line.

The court is slippery, so both players fell several times. Seems to me that Queen's is better in that regard.

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Waske said on TV that Kiwi already has wildcard offers from Newport and Gstaad and also the other US tournaments are interested.
Good to hear. I imagine that Stuttgart would be willing to give him a WC, but since it's clay, I kinda doubt that Kiefer wants to play there.
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Wow....Kiefer/Pavel won their doubles match today. The more time Kiwi gets on grass before Wimby the better. Want him to stay healthy for Cincy where I hope to see him.
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Well done, guys.
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The court is slippery, so both players fell several times. Seems to me that Queen's is better in that regard.
dito, I think I'm noticing that every year
this could be one of the negative side effects of the roof
humidity is likely to be higher, especially when the roof is closed
and if the roof is open, the sun often does not shine on every spot to dry it.
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Well even if Kiwi didn't win his Singles Match, but won in Doubles I don't think that is bad at all considering how long he has been out He will get better I'm sure
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Yes, at least one win in doubles for the comeback!

Meanwhile they lost 5-7 6-7(5) to Aspelin/Perry
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They served for the set in the first.

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Oh no, another TB lost. Well, he'll hopefully make up for it in Wimbledon.
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Berdych and Aspelin/Knowel won the final in Halle today. So Kiwi lost twice against the champion... Sounds good, doesn't it??
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Ok, but I'd rather see Kiefer win the 1R of Wimbledon against a claycourter than lose against Federer in 5 sets.
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I want to see him working on his birthday in Wimbly :-)
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