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John Dunbar

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Oct 25, 2017
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mixed feelings, since neverending rain is the only thing that will prevent nadal or djokovic from winning another slam.

of course it is the french so it barely counts as a slam anymore.
 

AoM

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Oct 31, 2017
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Someone needs to invent a covering that prevents rain from coming into an enclosed space.
 

Niraj

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Oct 25, 2017
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Looks like rain on Friday too, so we could get into a situation where the Men's semis are on Saturday, Women's final is on Sunday, and Men's final is on Monday. If there is not enough play on Friday you would have the Women having to play two matches in a row to keep the Saturday final. Selfishly I would love it if the men's semis moved to Saturday so that I could see Fed/Nadal.
Me too lol
 

mclem

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Oct 25, 2017
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Didn't I read something that said that this was the final GS to be played without a roof?
 

Ricker

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Oct 27, 2017
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Beautiful Province of Quebec.
Damn,Anisimova did it,defeated Halep in 2 sets for her first Slam semi final...just caught the last few points and also Barty just eliminated Keys in 2 sets as well,she will be in the last semi.

Didn't I read something that said that this was the final GS to be played without a roof?
Pretty sure yes,main stadium will have a roof next year...and maybe another also but they wont use it for darkness just rain or something like that.
 
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miserable

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Oct 27, 2017
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Halep just destroyed an 18 year old today, I don’t think she’ll have trouble with the 17 year old. Anisimova’s clay game is really impressive for her age and height though. Usually the clay is tougher for the taller players
what did I tell you?

I've said it last year, Halep will never win another GS again. she is not there mentally or doesn't really care.
 

Niraj

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Oct 25, 2017
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Since breaking to get a chance to serve out the first, Zverev has lost 6 games in a row
 

Sax

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
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Zverev is being predictably disappointing. Djokovic is playing super well too but whenever Zverev has had a good look at important times in the match he's gone for some... questionable shots.

Anyway, go Thiem woo.
 

Roy

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Oct 27, 2017
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Haven’t seen Zverez play much at all, but everytime I have, he’s always looked ordinary.
 

Sax

The Fallen
Oct 25, 2017
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I need Djokovic to hurry this up so I don't have to see another failed Zverev drop shot today.
 
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Ron Paul

Ron Paul

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Oct 25, 2017
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I think Tsitsipas has the best chance of the Next Gen to win slams. His last 2 losses in slams absolutely gutted him, and he seems like the type of player that will use losses to fuel his drive more than wins, similar to Serena in that regard. Time will tell, but I think Tsitsipas will have between 5-10 slam titles by 2030
 
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Ron Paul

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Oct 25, 2017
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I think the finals will be konta v barty, and Djokovic v nadal. Definitely the women’s final is more up in the air. We could perceivably have an all unseeded finals on the women’s side which would be kinda crazy but not really when you consider the parity on the WTA right now
 

Roy

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Oct 27, 2017
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The whole point in watching a tennis match is to be entertained. Zverez forgot that because I was not entertained.
 

Ozzy Onya A2Z

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Oct 28, 2017
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Very happy for Barty this slam, impressive sustained composure from AusOpen to French and with the delays of the last couple of days too. Brilliant to see a mixed field in the last rounds of the French too.
 

Farfetch'd

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Oct 26, 2017
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What are we thinking for Federer today?
Setting the line at 5.5 games won.

Leaning under

6-1 6-1 6-0 Nadal.
 

Farfetch'd

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Oct 26, 2017
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I think Tsitsipas has the best chance of the Next Gen to win slams. His last 2 losses in slams absolutely gutted him, and he seems like the type of player that will use losses to fuel his drive more than wins, similar to Serena in that regard. Time will tell, but I think Tsitsipas will have between 5-10 slam titles by 2030
5-10 is crazy. I think we will be entering a phase with lots of career 1-2 slam winners like the WTA.
 

DrWong

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Oct 29, 2017
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Anisimova has been very strong mentally in this first set. Down 5-2 and win in the tie break despite being behind from the start.
 

Adventureracing

The Fallen
Nov 7, 2017
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What are we thinking for Federer today?
Setting the line at 5.5 games won.

Leaning under

6-1 6-1 6-0 Nadal.
Peak Nadal never beat Fed that easily. Personally I think he’ll do better than Nishi but not by much. Something more like 6-3 6-2 6-3. He might be competitive for the first set before being blown away.

5-10 is crazy. I think we will be entering a phase with lots of career 1-2 slam winners like the WTA.
I’m not sure which player exactly but once the big 3 are out of the way we’ll see someone come along and win a decent number of scams. Maybe not 10 but I doubt we’ll only see players with 1-2 slams only.