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Old 11-02-2012, 03:41 PM   #16
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Didn't look like a tank to me...

Well Federer's the GOAT tanker, I wouldn't be surprised if he fooled us all with that act.
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Well Federer's the GOAT tanker, I wouldn't be surprised if he fooled us all with that act.
Indeed. It was all an elaborate tank, the tears were a blatant cover-up.
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As Tipsy is qualified to WTF, also he started to tank after a good 1st set.
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As Tipsy is qualified to WTF, also he started to tank after a good 1st set.
Yup, NID. Will Tsonga tank?
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Yup, NID. Will Tsonga tank?
No 'coz this is his home event.
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No 'coz this is his home event.
So then Ferrer will tank?
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So then Ferrer will tank?
Ask Lenders about that!
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Ask Lenders about that!
Lenders isn't here atm. Do you think Ferrer will try, or just tank?
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Ferrer doesn't tank, he vultures. No I think Ferrer is going to take this on honestly. Guy never tanks
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Ferrer doesn't tank, he vultures. No I think Ferrer is going to take this on honestly. Guy never tanks
Maybe he doesn't know how to tank? He just can't give up
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Lenders isn't here atm. Do you think Ferrer will try, or just tank?
Ferrer has a high moral, he doesn't tank, he gives his all whenever he's on court, be it a slam SF, R1 of a Mickey Mouse tournament, or QF of a TMS in the week before WTF. So we'll see two great evening matches where tanking doesn't happen.

Even if I don't particularly like grinding (I prefer ballbashing and S&V), Ferru is one of the top players I appreciate most. That's because of his high moral.
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Ferrer has a high moral, he doesn't tank, he gives his all whenever he's on court, be it a slam SF, R1 of a Mickey Mouse tournament, or QF of a TMS in the week before WTF. So we'll see two great evening matches where tanking doesn't happen.
Maybe Llodra will tank for next year's Bercy
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As Tipsy is qualified to WTF, also he started to tank after a good 1st set.
Looks like Tipsarevic is doing the "Deciding set tank", same as Djokovic and Murray, give the audience a good 1st set first. Berdych more traditional, allowing himself to be straight-setted like Del Potro.
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Looks like Tipsarevic is doing the "Deciding set tank", same as Djokovic and Murray, give the audience a good 1st set first. Berdych more traditional, allowing himself to be straight-setted like Del Potro.
True. I'm extra impressed by Murray. He's had MPs in his 3 last tanks. This MP-tanking is taking it to a new level.

Compare to those tanking badminton players in the olympics who barely tried to win a point. The Scotsman laugh at that pathetic display. Tanking is not about saving energy. It's a lifestyle choice
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