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This is of huge importance to Murray.

He also won those two sets back to back, which is a straight-sets victory on the ATP tour.

Now he has proved he can put his game together for long enough to clinch a match against Djoker again, and it only gets easier to hit through Wallovic on the faster surfaces.

 

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And for those calling Murray the "pusher" in this matchup, outside of clay, it's Djoker who is the wall.

Miami 2015 final... 7-6 4-6 6-0 to Djokovic. And yet...

Winners: Djokovic 28, Murray 29.
UEs: Djokovic 37, Murray 48.
 

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He's getting there slowly but surely! It seems his fitness is very near to the point where he can grind with Pushovic for 5 sets. It was only a few months ago where he was gassed after just 2.5 sets.
 

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Yes, he even pointed that out in his post-match presser, he knows he can stay with Djoker stamina-wise again.

It's just about keeping that loose service game out of the early sets, and early in the deciders.
 

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This thread proves how low has Murray fell, that his fans cheer so much after he a lost match.

He lost 8th time in a row and got destroyed 1-6 in the final set. He would have lost in 3, if it weren't for Djokovic's choking.
 

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Murray let Djokovic win that final set.

He already proved to himself and Novak that he can handle Nole in long rallies again, and he knows that Nole winning the Career Grand Slam lowers the Serb's motivation for Wimbledon and US Open.

Plus he trusts Nole more to stop Wawrinka from getting two slams, than himself, going into a BO5 final on clay, playing three days in a row. :wavey:
 

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Murray let Djokovic win that final set.

He already proved to himself and Novak that he can handle Nole in long rallies again, and he knows that Nole winning the Career Grand Slam lowers the Serb's motivation for Wimbledon and US Open.

Plus he trusts Nole more to stop Wawrinka from getting two slams, than himself, going into a BO5 final on clay, playing three days in a row. :wavey:
I see :rolleyes:
 

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Would've been over in 4 if they continued playing, should've been over in 3.
 

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The delusion/trolling is real in this thread..............

Winning 2 sets with a long break inbetween now means Andy is just as fit and "murray let Nole win the final set"...:smash::haha:
 

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usually in GSs, the rule is to take 3.
 

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Regarding Murray and fitness...it was Murray who asked for the match to be stopped on friday while Djokovic wanted to continue. But hey, don't let the facts stop you in sweet delusions.
 

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Regarding Murray and fitness...it was Murray who asked for the match to be stopped on friday while Djokovic wanted to continue. But hey, don't let the facts stop you in sweet delusions.
I honestly don't think that had anything to do with fitness.
 

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Wimbledon is the only slam that hasn't had some kind of '5 set epic' between them now, I'm sure that will change if they meet next month :lol:
 

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Yes, he even pointed that out in his post-match presser, he knows he can stay with Djoker stamina-wise again.

It's just about keeping that loose service game out of the early sets, and early in the deciders.
I don't think it's really about the service. Djokovic dominated Murray in the last set because practically every point Djokovic was allowed to dictate from the baseline, whilst Murray was at least 1,5 meters behind the baseline. Even if Murray started with a good serve, his baseline strokes were so risk averse that Djokovic took the initiative and (credit to him) could end the points quite easily. In the end of the fourth set Murray was hitting deeper and causing Djokovic a lot more trouble.

It was the same story at the AO final a few months ago - if Murray strives to play from the baseline, he stands a chance. Otherwise he can just forget it.
 
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