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Old 05-27-2009, 06:02 PM   #1456
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Gabashvili lives in Spain these days, but yes that was a very random comment.
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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 05-27-2009, 11:38 PM   #1457
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Woodforde had some other ones as well. He had a go at Lapentti for withdrawing, he called him soft.

Then he criticised Federer for being too passive against Martin, saying it's got to the point, where it's boring to watch and he just can't turn on attacking style against Nadal in the pressure moments, without working on it, in the matches, where he knows he will win.
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Old 05-28-2009, 01:04 PM   #1458
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Fred Stolle on Acasuso, "He has a lot of variety".
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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 05-28-2009, 01:20 PM   #1459
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yes, he knows many ways to choke.
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Old 05-28-2009, 01:41 PM   #1460
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The brit commentator on tennis channel. They show Tony Parker in the stands and he goes "I wonder who that is. They keep showing him so he must be important". British basketball for the win.
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Old 05-28-2009, 01:42 PM   #1461
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Ha, the eurosport guy never knew who he was either. Also British.
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Old 05-28-2009, 01:48 PM   #1462
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In set 1 McEnroe says the he gives Federer the edge over Djokovic. He just flip flopped and said the edge was to Djokovic.
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Old 05-28-2009, 02:36 PM   #1463
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Who is this poor sweet woman left alone to call Fed vs. Acasuso by herself on tennischannel.tv? ??


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totally random from some Spanish commentator:

Gabashvili, who is married... got married last year... to a Russian woman... who wanted to come here to watch her husband...

WTF?
In the same vein, Gimelstob in middle of a match announced that some random player's agent's wife had just given birth. As he attempts to give further details, the producer in the control room cuts to a commercial. Talk about irrelevant ....
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Old 05-28-2009, 03:20 PM   #1465
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McEnroe during the Fed match. "Breaking news there's a challenger next week, Starace vs. Acasuso !!"
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Fred Stolle on Acasuso, "He has a lot of variety".
He can throw a match out of the window in many different ways.
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Old 05-28-2009, 03:56 PM   #1467
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He can throw a match out of the window in many different ways.
Well, sadly Federico wasn't referring to his choking ability.
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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 05-28-2009, 05:31 PM   #1468
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Default Sam Smith loves Monfils.

Anyone listening to BBCs commentary?
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I remember the days when she creamed her pants over Joachim Johansson any time she commentated on Eurosport.
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Well she is doing so over Gael now any criticism he gets she corrects it and bigs him up so much. She's supposed to be neutral
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