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Old 04-26-2012, 10:17 AM   #1
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Default Barcelona R3: Raonic def. Almagro 6-3 6-3

I don't think Mucho is 100%, based on the fact he withdrew from Munich already and his performance vs ERV on Tuesday, but a great win regardless for Milos, surpasses his win yesterday as his best ever clay-court victory. Wasn't really troubled on serve, especially from the middle of the first set onward, and very good return numbers as well.
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:19 AM   #2
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Default Re: Barcelona R2: Raonic def. Almagro 6-3 6-3

Mighty impressive
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Good shit Milos.
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Raonic
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Milos

Sweet Victory, broke Almagro 3 times. Not bad for a so called serve bot. He's showing that he's no walkover on clay, learning fast
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Ugh.. Hard to say anything without the match would have been streamed but I'm really surprised. Would be good to hear something about the match.
Great for Milos though.
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I think Nico is just too good of a friend to Milos. He was the only other player to congratulate him when he won his first title.

He doesn't try as hard when he likes the other person.. but kicks it up a notch when he has reason to dislike his opponent. (bageling berdych in IW after the AO fiasco)
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Always good to see Milos winning.
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Sadly expected.
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El Caballo Blanco has done fine work with Raonic, shouldn't be a big surprise big serve when working works well anywhere.
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Default Re: Barcelona R3: Raonic def. Almagro 6-3 6-3

Galo has done an awesome job with Milos. Milos's forehand, at least, he gets a ton of topspin on it and it's heavy and hard. So that shot plus his BH DTL, those shots I felt could always translate to clay. Personally, I was most concerned with his movement. He's not a serve-bot.
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Wow! Way to go, Milos. Now take down Mugray/Giraldo. You can do it.
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Would be utterly hilarious if Raonic beat Mugray here
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Milos taking out the trash , awesome
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Well done ElMugro.
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