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Old 04-18-2004, 08:23 AM   #1
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Default Final: Fernando Verdasco vs. Albert Montanes

I noticed that no one had started a thread for this one yet so I decided to. I'm hoping that Fernando can pull this win out tomorrow. He's not one of my top favorites but I saw him play on TV a couple of years ago and I've followed his results from time to time since. He's interesting to watch. Besides, he's a leftie .

Go Fernando!!
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Old 04-18-2004, 08:35 AM   #2
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Default Re: Final: Fernando Verdasco vs. Albert Montanes

Vamos Fernando!!
You can do this, win your first title!!!!
You deserve it!
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Default Re: Final: Fernando Verdasco vs. Albert Montanes

At least a Spaniard will win this title and whoever wins the championship it will be their first title, hopefully it's a good match.
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Vamos Fernando...win your first title...
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Yea, biggest chance of a title in his career so far..Vamos Verdasco!
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Default Re: Final: Fernando Verdasco vs. Albert Montanes

Montanes leads 5-3 in the first set!
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Lets go Montanes
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Default Re: Final: Fernando Verdasco vs. Albert Montanes

Verdasco fought back to lead 6-5 in the first !!!
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Verdasco fought back to lead 6-5 in the first !!!
Boo, thanks for that I am following the Monte Carlo qualies. Keep up with the updates.
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Default Re: Final: Fernando Verdasco vs. Albert Montanes

Hi Fryslanboppe !

They are in a tiebreak, 6-6!
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the scoreboard is stuck !
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Verdasco leads 7-6, 3-2!
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With a break or on serve Billa?
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Hi GWH,
they are on serve, 3-3 in the second!
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Billa

I hope it's a tough 3 setter. There are some good names that have qualified for Monte Carlo. Andreev, Uhlirach, Ascione, Berdych it will be interesting.
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