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Baker in 2 1 8.33%
Baker in 3 1 8.33%
Gasquet in 2 9 75.00%
Gasquet in 3 1 8.33%
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Old 10-07-2012, 10:09 PM   #1
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Default WWW --- Shanghai R1 --- Gasquet v Baker

So, I haven't started one of these and I thought this is an interesting match even if I won't be able to watch. Who would you like/think will win? Fire away.
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Damn, precisely the qualifying spot I didn't want Baker to be.

I will say Gasquet in 3 as he has more experience at this level.
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would like baker to win, but should be comfortable for gasquet. if it's on eurosport you can bet the commentators will be jizzing all over gasquet's backhand
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Richie in 2. I feel it will be shitfest, but on hard Gasquet must take it without doubts. He has great draw, I`m already want to see their battle with Slamray.
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Yeah, Baker's game does not seem to translate nearly as well to hard as it does to natural surfaces. I haven't much of him recently but hopefully he can give the Frenchie a fight. Still, the most obvious and logical answer in Gasq in 2.
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i hope brian could win, but i guess it will be richard
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Baker to bake up a couple of baguettes for Richard.
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baker sucks, one decent week.. that was it. the best player he beat was clownshreiber.
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Richard.
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Drugsquet in 2. Baker hype is ridiculous.
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Gags ate a ban

Should be a fun affair this though.
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