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How do you think Melo and Herbert will compare to Lopez as a doubles partner?

With Melo, will Andy be able to defeat the top seeds again and go on another deep run?

With Herbert, will Andy be able to adapt to a 3rd doubles partner in as many weeks, and adjust to the best-of-five format?
 

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Sorry I am not interested enough

Murray is not a doubles player

Just using the event as a tester for his injury
 

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Sorry I am not interested enough

Murray is not a doubles player

Just using the event as a tester for his injury
Interested enough to open the page? Stupid.

I think Herbert is probably the best partner you could get on grass, he’s an extremely talented doubles player especially on grass.

Melo is also a very good doubles player, but I don’t think him and Murray will have the same chemistry as Lopez/Murray.
 

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Both guys are good Doubles players, but his play with Lopez just went so well together it will be hard to match that. But I wish Andy and whoever he is playing Doubles with good luck!
 

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Oh god we're gonna hear about this "Murray looking for a female partner" throughout all of Wimbledon season?

Please tell the tennis journos that the level of attention this trivia item is getting has gone way past cringy (it's a one day story at best) and has now gone into creepy territory: Tennis journalists are hunting and stalking WTA girls --both online/in social media and in real life at tournaments-- and shoving them gotcha questions as to whether they are willing or not and if not why not.

And they are asking indiscriminately, not just the limited ones that Murray has actually asked, but every female the could get their hands on.
 

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i am kind of surprised Andy is having so much trouble finding a partner for mixed. Strycova and Flipkens have both reached out to him. Strycova would make an excellent partner. or maybe Watson. those 2 paired well together. unless Heather is teaming with Kontinen again

as for the question. I think he'll fair better with Herbert . think those 2 will do well. Herbert is fairly adaptable as a doubles partner. I have never really been a fan of Melo so I'm not sure. don;t watch him enough
 

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That's a hard one to predict for me since in doubles a certain part is always down to the chemistry between the pair and I really can't say whether the chemistry will work better with Andy and Melo or with Andy and Herbert.

Both Melo and Herbert are decent enough players on grass, Melo despite his height usually handling volleys and net play well.

At Queens I have to say Andy really needed Feli and vice versa to get the trophy into their hands.
It's in my opinion also always a good combination in doubles if you can mix a lefty with a righty player. It makes it slightly more uncomfortable for the opponents to read the game and always remember which one is coming at them. With Melo and Herbert Andy will not have this advantage on his side.

I just hope Andy gets enough play in both events to make decisions on his (hopefully to be) singles career. Early days it is still for that though.
 

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Or he gave up after so many rejections :shrug:
 

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Or he gave up after so many rejections <img src="https://www.tennisforum.com/images/smilies/shrug.gif" border="0" alt="" title="shrug" class="inlineimg" />
He is talking to serena.
 

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I think he should ditch the mixed & focus exclusively on the gentleman's doubles. Herbert's Day 1 loss in singles means that he will be able to focus all his energy on dubs. Andy & an all-in Herbert make for a helluva team, one quite capable of taking the title.

Besides, if Andy pairs up with someone like Serena, she'll ditch the mixed the nanosecond it might interfere with her singles play.
 

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Besides, ... she'll ditch the mixed the nanosecond it might interfere with her singles play.
This is exactly why it's a good pairing. Just some fun for everybody, and at least one more match. Andy needs court time, so does Serena. And playing a competition with no pressure that you don't care about anything other than the entertainment... that is a great thing for both of them.

Speaking of entertainment, I hope that Karlovic asked Coco Gauff to partner with him.
 

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This is exactly why it's a good pairing. Just some fun for everybody, and at least one more match. Andy needs court time, so does Serena. And playing a competition with no pressure that you don't care about anything other than the entertainment... that is a great thing for both of them.

Speaking of entertainment, I hope that Karlovic asked Coco Gauff to partner with him.
Let the good times roll! According to ESPN, Serena has agreed to be Andy's dance partner. I doubt they'll win because Serena will bail out somewhere en route to the final, but this is the GOAT mixed pairing. Well, I hope I get to watch a few of their matches.
 

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We will see what happens to serena. She is a bit meh in women’s doubles in recent memory but has played well in the mixed at the hopman’s cup. I dont think serena would bail on andy unless she gets consecutive 3 setters. I think andy knew that serena would prioritize getting her 24 over mixed doubles. The problem with playing mixed at wimbledon is the format.
 
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