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I'm trying to revive the old tradition of chat threads for every tournament Novak played.

Let's talk about the Olympics here. πŸ™‚

The draw is tomorrow.

Let's hope for a kind one. πŸ™

I am not sure whether I prefer Zverev or Tsitsipas in his half.
 

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Based on Current seeds, potential R16 will be against:

13. Lorenzo Sonego (ITA)
14. Fabio Fognini (ITA)
15. Nikoloz Basilashvili (GEO)
16. Ugo Humbert (FRA)

And Potential QF against:
5. Andrey Rublev (ROC)
6. Pablo CarreΓ±o Busta (ESP)
7. Hubert Hurkacz (POL)
8. Diego Schwartzman (ARG)
 

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I'm trying to revive the old tradition of chat threads for every tournament Novak played.

Let's talk about the Olympics here. πŸ™‚

The draw is tomorrow.

Let's hope for a kind one. πŸ™

I am not sure whether I prefer Zverev or Tsitsipas in his half.
I'm honestly worried way less about any draw and more about the heat/humidity which will be brutal.

But anyway, a kind draw from R1-R3 would be ideal. He needs to save energy early on so he can give it his all for the later rounds.
 

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The dream draw:

R1/R2: Lu, Safwat, and other walking byes.
R3: Fognini, Basilashvili
QF: Schwartzman, Hurkacz
SF: Zverev
 

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Yes, the timetable is awkward for me, too,

I am worried about draw, schedule, weather, COVID, injuries πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Anyway, the draw is very soon and hopefully we'll have one less thing to worry about. πŸ˜ƒ
 

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I'm only hoping he ain't gonna catch COVID, that'd be disastrous. Besides that and some, God forbid, random injury, nothing worries me.
 

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Yes, I've been worrying about COVID for ages πŸ˜‚ And he's taking selfies with everybody.
But we have to trust the measures within that bubble.
Injuries are always a low-key worry, but he looks really fit. Miljan is with him, so he should be ok.
Fingers crossed.
 

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He looks happy! 😍

I'm pumped! πŸ˜€
Being the greatest the sport has ever known does that, good vibes, he's on a mission.
 
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Yes, I've been worrying about COVID for ages πŸ˜‚ And he's taking selfies with everybody.
But we have to trust the measures within that bubble.
Injuries are always a low-key worry, but he looks really fit. Miljan is with him, so he should be ok.
Fingers crossed.
For all we know he took a vaccine :p

But whatever he's been doing has worked so far, so I trust that he knows what he's doing. As you also said, it's a bubble. I'm sure everything will be fine.
 

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Novak's path to Olympic Gold:

R1: Dellien
R2: Struff
R3: Musetti/Millman/Fokina
QF: Rublev/Nishikori/Monfils
SF: Zverev/Karatsev/Hurkacz/Fucsovics
F: Medvedev/Tsitsipas
 

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I think Zverev is harder than Tsitsipas these days. Tsitsipas is still in shock after that defeat in RG.

I am scared of Struff, but all in all I think it's a fair draw.

I'm glad CarreΓ±o Busta is on the other half πŸ˜‚
 

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I think Zverev is harder than Tsitsipas these days. Tsitsipas is still in shock after that defeat in RG.

I am scared of Struff, but all in all I think it's a fair draw.

I'm glad CarreΓ±o Busta is on the other half πŸ˜‚
Tsitsipas hates Novak. That alone would help him peak against Novak.

As for the draw.. it's fair..but the heat remains my biggest worry; not any opponent.
 
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