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Djokovic or Murray
Djokovic
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 7:28 am    Post subject: Wimbledon Final: Djokovic v Murray Who will win? Reply with quote

Just a quick poll to see who we think will win

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm voting Djokovic, cos I am not objective.

P.S. what are we talking about anyway, tennis?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Prenj wrote:
I'm voting Djokovic, cos I am not objective.

P.S. what are we talking about anyway, tennis?
yeah, Wimbledon final tomorrow
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Prenj wrote:
I'm voting Djokovic, cos I am not objective.

P.S. what are we talking about anyway, tennis?
yeah, Wimbledon final tomorrow

Aha! Haven't really followed tennis since Boris Becker and Ivan Lendl days :oops:
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

im voting for Djokovic.
While murray is good (that rally last night was epic!) this is Wimbledon, this is the final, this is the UK media and a UK crowd...

While murray has been to a wimbledon final, he hasn't been there that often. What once before... thing is a few weeks later after that he won olympic gold at the exact same court against the exact same player...

Wimbledon atmosphere and the national pressure just does something to British players at that damn court.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Prenj wrote:
cokehabit wrote:
Prenj wrote:
I'm voting Djokovic, cos I am not objective.

P.S. what are we talking about anyway, tennis?
yeah, Wimbledon final tomorrow

Aha! Haven't really followed tennis since Boris Becker and Ivan Lendl days :oops:
Lendl coaches Murray
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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im voting for Djokovic.
While murray is good (that rally last night was epic!) this is Wimbledon, this is the final, this is the UK media and a UK crowd...

While murray has been to a wimbledon final, he hasn't been there that often. What once before... thing is a few weeks later after that he won olympic gold at the exact same court against the exact same player...

Wimbledon atmosphere and the national pressure just does something to British players at that damn court.
Just remember Murray hasn't lost a match on grass since last year's final
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

not lost since the final that is correct, but he has dropped one match since the grass season started.
Its a good record and from a purely technical point of view I would say murray, but factor in the atmosphere and what the papers & news are going to be like over the next 24h ... its another factor to. right now the usual suspects in british media are going on "its been 77years since a british male has won wimbledon" ... yes thats just what you need going into this match AND if he wins it and I really hope he will, it will be the biggest win of his life
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Wimbledon Final: Djokovic v Murray Who will win? Reply with quote

cokehabit wrote:
Just a quick poll to see who we think will win


The victor.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

the host.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Wimbledon Final: Djokovic v Murray Who will win? Reply with quote

Muso wrote:
cokehabit wrote:
Just a quick poll to see who we think will win


The victor.
He isn't playing. It's Andy and Novak
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Djokovic, but mainly because I haven't kept up with either since last year. A lot depends on how much Murray has improved, or learned (experience). From a purely technical standpoint, Djokovic seems to have the edge.

Djokovic is probably the first player since Sampras that I wanted to see win, but can't say as I'm a fan. Not too familiar with Murray, though he seems decent enough.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The balls.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
Djokovic, but mainly because I haven't kept up with either since last year. A lot depends on how much Murray has improved, or learned (experience). From a purely technical standpoint, Djokovic seems to have the edge.

Djokovic is probably the first player since Sampras that I wanted to see win, but can't say as I'm a fan. Not too familiar with Murray, though he seems decent enough.


since sampras oO impying you wanted to see sampras win. Sampras was the reason I stopped following tennis, he was good, he won BUT such a boring player to watch
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like to think Murray will do it. Don't like Djokovic. Boring tennis player with the best defensive skills currently. It's all ground strokes, no variety.
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 06, 2013 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Djokovic, but mainly because I haven't kept up with either since last year. A lot depends on how much Murray has improved, or learned (experience). From a purely technical standpoint, Djokovic seems to have the edge.

Djokovic is probably the first player since Sampras that I wanted to see win, but can't say as I'm a fan. Not too familiar with Murray, though he seems decent enough.
You didn't like Federer? I thought he was great
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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pjp wrote:
Djokovic, but mainly because I haven't kept up with either since last year. A lot depends on how much Murray has improved, or learned (experience). From a purely technical standpoint, Djokovic seems to have the edge.

Djokovic is probably the first player since Sampras that I wanted to see win, but can't say as I'm a fan. Not too familiar with Murray, though he seems decent enough.
You didn't like Federer? I thought he was great


I thought that was also surprising since Djokovic's boring baseline play is contrary to Pete's great all-court tennis. If anything, Federer is the better Sampras because their game is similar.
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Djokovic, but mainly because I haven't kept up with either since last year. A lot depends on how much Murray has improved, or learned (experience). From a purely technical standpoint, Djokovic seems to have the edge.

Djokovic is probably the first player since Sampras that I wanted to see win, but can't say as I'm a fan. Not too familiar with Murray, though he seems decent enough.
You didn't like Federer? I thought he was great


I thought that was also surprising since Djokovic's boring baseline play is contrary to Pete's great all-court tennis. If anything, Federer is the better Sampras because their game is similar.
Federer was quite simply the greatest player ever to pick up a tennis racquet
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 3:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Djokovic. Murray is too white and British-looking. You've got have a little Moor or Turk or something going on.
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Djokovic. Murray is too white and British-looking. You've got have a little Moor or Turk or something going on.
He wasn't too white to win the US Open though
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Djokovic. Murray is too white and British-looking. You've got have a little Moor or Turk or something going on.
He wasn't too white to win the US Open though

Somebody gave Djokovic a special cucumber salad the night before. Isn't this the first decent player from the UK in about a hundred years or something?
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Naib wrote:
since sampras oO impying you wanted to see sampras win. Sampras was the reason I stopped following tennis, he was good, he won BUT such a boring player to watch
I didn't find him boring, so that must be the difference. He got into numerous good rallies and tough matches, and his technical ability to execute shots was amazing. His running forehand was beautiful.


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You didn't like Federer? I thought he was great
Around the time of Sampras' retirement, there wasn't anyone compelling that I can think of, so I mainly just quit paying attention. I could never get interested in either Federer or Nadal, though both are very good. During this years French Open final, I was rooting for Ferrer, but I think that was mainly because I don't like Nadal. I'd like to see Ferrer in some more matches to see if I actually like him :D.


For historical reference, I hated McEnroe and his antics. I thought it was poor sportsmanship. Similarly Andre Agassi. I appreciated Agassi toward the end of his career when he stopped acting like a punk. Also Connors. Ivan Lendl was my favorite player of the era, but he never quite managed to get the hang of playing at the net.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ok now its interesting
his service game for the match
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Djokovic, getting kicked, REFUSES TO DIE!!! 8O Amazing tennis
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