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A 17 year old player, who is ranked #1488, wins a top-50 player in his very first challenger level match. Pretty impressive!

Has anyone seen this young guy playing before? I just wonder what is his playing style.
 

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I've never seen him but he is very tall so obviously has a big serve but I've read that his footwork is quite good, better than Karlovic or Isner :shrug: His favourite player: Federer :confused:
 

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Just like Voo said - Janowicz can be compared to the ones of Isner or Karlovic with better footwork. I haven't seen him too, but from what I read it is just like that.
 

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Doesn't sound like a fix to me. Simply talented young player with very big serve playing in front of a supportive home audience giving it his all against established veteran for who this wasn't really a very big match. I doubt Mahut wanted to lose but on the otherhand, clearly Janowicz would have wanted to win much more.
 

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It looked like a nasty fix. All the people who praise Janowicz will see what Stakhovsky will do to him tomorrow.

Mahut used to be one of my favourite players. Not anymore. Seriously,I lost the respect for this person.

It's great that a Polish player makes such an impressive debut, but it's so sad the circumstances are like this. So much I would prefer it happened after a true fight. Mahut didn't even pretend. Sorry to disappoint all of you who think the junior is so amazingly good.
 

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I've just read an interview with him after beating Mahut. What a simple boy :haha:

Q: Do you have an object that brings you luck?

Janowicz: A computer (laugh). I think about it and it helps.

Q: Do you think about some computer games?

Janowicz: Counter-strike (laugh).
 

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Shameful.
 

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^ Exactly. Mahut saved double mini-match point at 4:4 in the second set and won a game at 2:4 in the third set after saving BP with 5 or 6 deuces. Even it was a fix, it wasn't a nasty fix, Mahut could have lost quicker.
 
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