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Old 09-20-2008, 01:38 AM   #136
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Great to see Gaston and nearly all of the players there to support the current team.
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Old 09-20-2008, 01:59 AM   #137
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Gosh. I want so badly for Argentina to win the Davis Cup.
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Old 09-20-2008, 02:58 AM   #138
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They are on the way to making to the DC final and it will be at home.

There are so many people involved, but they tend to be forgotten.
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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
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Oh yeah that was so great to see Gaston on tv yesterday, among all the players. It's been very short in time but I was so happy

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Good that nearly everyone was there to support the team and Gaston of course turned up.

1 all, well just makes the doubles even more crucial than it was before.
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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
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1 all, well just makes the doubles even more crucial than it was before.
Hopefully Luli won't regret turning down the chance to pick Lucas instead of Chucho.
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I wonder if Luli has the balls to admit publicly that he made a fatally flawed decision.

In case you didn't understand my coded message, I'm very angry right now.
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Well, it's not over yet, but the situation is very dangerous
Nalby will be tired tomorrow but so will Lopez.
Hoping for the best...
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I wonder if Luli has the balls to admit publicly that he made a fatally flawed decision.

In case you didn't understand my coded message, I'm very angry right now.
I´m angry too, but for different reasons. There are widespread rumours that Nalbandian fought with poor Del Potro yesterday, he then had a heated argument with Mancini regarding who should be the other singles player on Sunday, and today he had a fight with Calleri. I´m fed up with this diva attitude. He then stomped off and shirked the press conference and will be fined 10,000 dollars by the ITF. I think Del Potro needs lots of support from fellow players and the media right now when he must be feeling like hell, and Calleri played better than Nalbandian today, above his ranking, so what´s DN´s beef anyway? If Acasuso plays the fourth rubber tomorrow and loses, I hope people will recognize his courage playing the decisive match against a much higher ranked player and not crucify him.

I´m also upset by the Argentine crowd´s unsporting attitude. Today I felt embarrassed by my fellow-countrymen! I want Argentina to win, but not this way...
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I´m angry too, but for different reasons. There are widespread rumours that Nalbandian fought with poor Del Potro yesterday, he then had a heated argument with Mancini regarding who should be the other singles player on Sunday, and today he had a fight with Calleri. I´m fed up with this diva attitude. He then stomped off and shirked the press conference and will be fined 10,000 dollars by the ITF. I think Del Potro needs lots of support from fellow players and the media right now when he must be feeling like hell, and Calleri played better than Nalbandian today, above his ranking, so what´s DN´s beef anyway? If Acasuso plays the fourth rubber tomorrow and loses, I hope people will recognize his courage playing the decisive match against a much higher ranked player and not crucify him.
I could never blame Chucho for possible defeat. Neither Delpo for going to Shanghai. Luli is the only man to blame. He should have chosen Lucas to form a doubles pair with David. David made it clear he wanted that way... Anyway, let's hope Chucho will find a way to pull out a miraculous win today. And in any case, whatever the final outcome we still love Chucho.

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I wonder if Luli has the balls to admit publicly that he made a fatally flawed decision.

In case you didn't understand my coded message, I'm very angry right now.
Lucas Arnold shouldn't have been picked, considering Chucho is likely to be playing the 4th rubber, they need the flexibility of 4 singles players, especially with del Potro's condition.

Win as a team and lose as a team, looking for scapegoats is easy. They are expected to win the event, but pressure does things to people.
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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
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Lucas Arnold shouldn't have been picked, considering Chucho is likely to be playing the 4th rubber, they need the flexibility of 4 singles players, especially with del Potro's condition.
Do you really think that Chucho is a better singles player than Gordo* on that surface?

*I mean a "normal" Gordo, not a "shattered" one... You seem to be missing my point. Perhaps I'm wrong, I don't know.
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Do you really think that Chucho is a better singles player than Gordo* on that surface?

*I mean a "normal" Gordo, not a "shattered" one... You seem to be missing my point. Perhaps I'm wrong, I don't know.
As Vale said Calleri was the better player in the doubles match, second of all. Chucho matches up better with Ferrer than Calleri does, therefore if there is to be a replacement then Acasuso is a better fit than what Calleri is, unless Ferrer is substituted for Verdasco, then this is less clear.

If you want to make a point and not be misunderstood, then come out and say it.
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I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
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