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Old 05-24-2008, 06:59 PM   #91
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BTW, they are going crazy at RF's forum. Wishing Rafa to play 5-hour epic with Nalby and 7- hour epic with Djoko...
Ever thought that it was just a little joke?

It still has to be seen if Nalbandian and Djokovic make it that far in the tournament and even if they do so I will be really surprised if they can challenge Rafa.

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If I were a Fedtard I would feel the same way. It is a bit funny though; it shows that they don't believe Federer is good enough to win this title unless Nadal is beaten by someone else or plays below par because of exhaustion. But at least their daily prayers for a cakewalk draw have been answered.
Rafa fans whining about cakewalk draws - tss, tss Just a little reminder of the Australian Open draw, Metis?

We have seen that Roger has the game to trouble Rafa and even outplay him on clay, but unfortunately he isn't able to keep up this level for a whole match. It surely doesn't help Roger's selfconfidence that Rafa beats him in 99% of their matches on clay, but at least he doesn't give up and tries out something new. To beat Rafa on clay in a best of 5 match is Roger's main challenge, just like Rafa's biggest aim is to win against Roger in Wimbledon.

It might be their destiny to have the other one around at the same time during their career.



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Rafa fans whining about cakewalk draws - tss, tss Just a little reminder of the Australian Open draw, Metis?

We have seen that Roger has the game to trouble Rafa and even outplay him on clay, but unfortunately he isn't able to keep up this level for a whole match. It surely doesn't help Roger's selfconfidence that Rafa beats him in 99% of their matches on clay, but at least he doesn't give up and tries out something new. To beat Rafa on clay in a best of 5 match is Roger's main challenge, just like Rafa's biggest aim is to win against Roger in Wimbledon.

It might be their destiny to have the other one around at the same time during their career.
Doris I don't think I was whining. I even defended Fedtards by saying I would feel the same way if I were one myself

- Fedtards were happy to see Nadal involved in a long and arduous SF in Hamburg: FACT
- Fedtards have been praying for a cakewalk draw for Roger: FACT
- Fedtards have been praying for Nalby and Djoko to be on Rafa's half: FACT

What does that tell us about Fedtards' insecurity in Roger's chances to win RG by beating Rafa?

Of course all that has nothing to do with how Federer himself feels about the whole thing, but I'm sure his main concern is to win the elusive RG title; I doubt he will be too sorry to see Nadal bomb out before the final. Not that there's anything wrong with feeling that way.

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Ever thought that it was just a little joke?
It was everything but joke

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Doris I don't think I was whining. I even defended Fedtards by saying I would feel the same way if I were one myself

- Fedtards were happy to see Nadal involved in a long and arduous SF in Hamburg: FACT
- Fedtards have been praying for a cakewalk draw for Roger: FACT
- Fedtards have been praying for Nalby and Djoko to be on Rafa's half: FACT

What does that tell us about Fedtards' insecurity in Roger's chances to win RG by beating Rafa?
We only wanted to see Rafa really fighting for his No. 2 ranking against NTG And in the end we all kept our fingers crossed for Roger's love - and you see what we got in the end

I don't think that any Roger fan really believes that Novak will be able to beat Rafa when they meet in a best of 5 match

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Of course all that has nothing to do with how Federer himself feels about the whole thing, but I'm sure his main concern is to win the elusive RG title; I doubt he will be too sorry to see Nadal bomb out before the final. Not that there's anything wrong with feeling that way.
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It was everything but joke
Come on, some of you Rafa fans aren't always really friendly towards Roger as well So why all those moaning about what Roger fans write?
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It was everything but joke

Anyway, good luck to Nalbandian, Djokovic and Federer
Except for the matches they play Nadal.
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Except for the matches they play Nadal.
That is by default...
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Rafa playes tomorrow, 3rd match on CHATRIER court, matches start 11am CET.

Vamos.

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3. Men's Singles - 1st Rnd.
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) v. Rafael Nadal (ESP)[2]
4. Women's Singles - 1st Rnd.
Amelie Mauresmo (FRA)[22] v. Olga Savchuk (UKR)
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Rafa playes tomorrow, 3rd match on CHATRIER court, matches start 11am CET.

Vamos.

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3. Men's Singles - 1st Rnd.
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) v. Rafael Nadal (ESP)[2]
4. Women's Singles - 1st Rnd.
Amelie Mauresmo (FRA)[22] v. Olga Savchuk (UKR)
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Reminder: Rafa's 1st round match is tomorrow. You can make/change your predictions until then.

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I almost forgot to get my pick in. Win for me, Metis. Rafa has a tough draw but I think he will get through it.

I love those photos of Rafa and Roger laughing in practice. Roger looks strangely submissive with his head down like that, almost like he's afraid to look Rafa in the eye.

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ES just announced the officials at RG called off the day. Rafa will play tomorrow. Hopefully we have a nice sunny day in Paris.
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Wimby story all over again... Unbelievable. Rafa's half plays first basically but Ego King already played his first round and Rafa not.
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