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Old 07-16-2007, 01:44 AM   #361
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Some gems from Donald Dell/Barry Mackay yesterday:
-Norman is one of the tallest players on tour along with the Czech Ivo Karlovic
-Karlovic has done very well the last few years at Wimbledon (If losing in the first round three years in a row is very well )

There were a bunch more that I can't think of at the moment.

-The two youngsters, Santoro (34 yrs. old) and Mahut, will contest for the final.

They also called Dick Norman (36 yrs. old) a youngster.

EDIT: Another one - "Santoro has won four or five titles but never a major on the ATP tour so this a huge occasion for him."
Hahahahaha
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Wilander on Dimitrov - "He has mind set on imitating Federer and yes it looks good. But he has no idea what to do on the court".

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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.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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Old 08-09-2007, 12:50 PM   #362
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Doug Adler and Goodall during the Safin match, where he was self destructing in the second set.

Goodall, bags out Safin and says he wants to do this and that, enough of the words and Adler made reference to the circus in describing Safin's performance in the 2nd set.
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On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


Wilander on Dimitrov - "He has mind set on imitating Federer and yes it looks good. But he has no idea what to do on the court".

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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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Old 08-09-2007, 01:07 PM   #363
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Yeah they really had some harsh words to say about Safin's antics in the second set. He also said that Safin is lucky to even be ranked 22 and that there's no chance he'll be going back in the top 10.

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Old 08-09-2007, 01:18 PM   #364
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Doug Adler (is that the American guy) in the Fed - Karlovic match: "Steve Ullrich didn't like the way Federer netted that FH, that's why his voice went down"
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Old 08-09-2007, 01:22 PM   #365
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Doug Adler (is that the American guy) in the Fed - Karlovic match: "Steve Ullrich didn't like the way Federer netted that FH, that's why his voice went down"
Yes, that's him.

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Yeah they really had some harsh words to say about Safin's antics in the second set. He also said that Safin is lucky to even be ranked 22 and that there's no chance he'll be going back in the top 10.
Yes, they didn't hold back and for the most part it was justified the criticism and Safin did have a huge amount of chances and then does an Acasuso in the 2nd set.
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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.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
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Old 08-09-2007, 01:31 PM   #366
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"every commentators nightmare...Federer and Allegro up against Ferrer and Almagro..." McEnroe!
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During the Roddick, Clement match - Roddick hits angrily hits a ball into the stands: Jason Goodall says "If that ball had been hit by Billy Bonds, it might be worth millions"

Jason...don't talk about baseball.
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"every commentators nightmare...Federer and Allegro up against Ferrer and Almagro..." McEnroe!
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During the Ljubicic/Delic match on TTC coverage, the American commentator is talking about the different playing issues between this tourney and last week. He mentions that the "balls are very heavy", the English commentator quietly adds, "and no one wants that."
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Doug Adler showing his great research skills about Wawrinka. "He has only won 1 match since his comeback from knee surgery". Well what about that final in Stuttgart this year, he didn't make that by getting 3 walkovers to the final.
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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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GWH or someone can we get a pic of adler and robbie.

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Last week in Verdasco's match against Gasquet a commentator said something about how Verdasco had been serving well, and a moment later Verdasco served five consecutive faults.
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Dutch Eurosport: "Yesterday we saw the best match of the tournament; the match between Djokovic and Novak."
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Dutch Eurosport: "Yesterday we saw the best match of the tournament; the match between Djokovic and Novak."

yeah, i saw it too
i can understand he was bored by the brainless bashing of Sharapova, but this is so typical. They make mistakes like this all the time. Why is there no coverage on la deux this year?
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