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Nadal or Mathieu?

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nadal in 3
 

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Mathieu in 4
 

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nadal in 3
 

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PHM will play great points, break a few times .. but Nadal takes it.
 

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As is the usual in their matches against each other, I imagine Mathieu will push Rafa around, feast on short balls, play out of this world for long stretches, and lose in 3 or 4 sets.
 

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Theoretically PHM has no chance but I saw their three matches (Montreal, Roland Garros & Toronto) and know that Nadal's play suit to Mathieu. The Frenchman was dictating condtitions through long period of time in these matches. But he's an inconsistent headcase. If he is able to keep focus throughout the match, he would win. But I don't believe that he is able even with Wilander in his box :p
 

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There are so many different scenarios here.

1) Paulo blows Nadal off the court.
2) Paulo hits excessive UEs and hands match to Nadal
3) Paulo is too tired to compete over 4 or 5 sets
4) Nadal is too consistent for Paulo

So really, this match is an exciting prospect. Pick an option, any of them are possible.
 

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Nadal in 3/4

PHM has had his chances before and never took them... no reason why tomorrow will be any different.
 

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PHM in 3 easy sets. No contest. Expected result. Never in doubt. Vamos.
 

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PHM will play great points, break a few times .. but Nadal takes it.
Precisely. Just like Simon; it might last a bit longer though.

Anyway, unless PHM went through some serious mental changes over the last 6 months, I don't see how he can win this.
 
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