Official Tennis Thread - European Clay Court Season

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  1. Wendel Clark

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    Absolute destruction.
     
  2. Wendel Clark

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    Shapo about to lose though. Would have loved to see him vs Fed
     
  3. SC

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    Hurkacz is going to be a Dude here pretty soon. He’s got a ton of talent.
     
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  5. Wendel Clark

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    Bibi vs Svitolina in the semis. Should be good
     
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  6. paulski

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    Goddamit. There should be a law that Fed and Rafa aren't on the same side of a draw.

    Can't say I'm overly excited by the prospect of either of them playing Thiem, Monfils or Raonic in the final. :crossedarms:
     
  7. bro

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    Monfils is playing well of late. Excited for the French
     
  8. SC

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    Pretty good OOP today:

    2PM: Bencic - Pliskova
    NB 4PM: Raonic - Kecmanovic
    NB 8PM: Venus Williams - Kerber
    NB 10PM: Monfils - Thiem
     
  9. Sterling A

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    Federer's matches these last couple weeks have brought me a little joy. Been able to watch here and there on my phone. Playing so well I hope he can beat Rafa potentially
     
  10. Wallcoq

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    Let's go BB.
     
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  11. SC

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    Really impressive 3-set win for Bencic. Playing so good right now.
     
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  12. SC

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  13. Wendel Clark

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    Milos back to the Semis.

    His path to a Masters 1000 Semis has been Querrey, Giron, Struff, Kecmanovic. :roll:
     
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  14. CC_Nole

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    Federer is easily the favorite against Rafa if they play in the semis
     
  15. SC

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    Shit. Monfils withdraws, Thiem advances. No night match tonight.
     
  16. paulski

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    Bummer. The whole tournament had been rolling along nicely until that happened.

    Good win by Angie over Venus too. That'll be a little cracker of a semi against BB. :nomnom:
     
  17. SC

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  19. Wallcoq

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    Not that I think it will be particularly compelling but I'll take Roger/Rafa back to back any day.
     
  20. SC

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    Pretty straightforward W for Roger. Impressed by Hurkacz though.
     
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  21. SC

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    Reminder, ESPN2 has the Nadal-Khachanov match that's starting now.
     
  22. SC

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    Opening break for Karen.
     
  23. Wallcoq

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    Back to Rafa. Have dinner, shit.
     
  24. SC

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    This match is really great. Rafa just hurt himself though.
     
  25. CC_Nole

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    Even if Rafa wins I’m not sure how he’ll put up much of a fight against Federer if he’s hurt :feelsbadman:
     
  26. SC

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    Agreed, this is a real bummer. Was super excited for tomorrow.
     
  27. SC

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    Nadal wins another TB to seal the match. Thought KK played really well, just two awful tiebreaks. Now we'll see what he says about the knee and how it recovers tomorrow.
     
  28. Wendel Clark

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    Watching Djokovic and fognini ply doubles, I can’t think of an odder pair
     
  29. SC

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    It’s the strangest thing, and I love it so much.
     
  30. Wallcoq

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    This has been Rafa’s longest hard court health streak since........2014? I’m asking, I know it’s been literally years.
     
  31. Wendel Clark

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    I can’t stop watching hahaha
     
  32. Roast

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    Just found out I’m going to Miami next weekend for work. :chatzy:
     
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  33. SC

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    That has to be about right. I'm surprised he played Acapulco, knowing he had the Sunshine Double coming up, frankly. He had to know he's one step from an injury on the hard court.
     
  34. Wendel Clark

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    I’ll be at the tournament. First time to it. Nice that it’s a hour closer now for me instead of key biscayne
     
  35. Wallcoq

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    That’s what I am saying and it’s not like he’s been taxed by some great suppression of talent. He’s just not made for it and has to manage the load. Back to personalities and such, it’s not how he’s wired at all, so I get it. Took Rodger how long? I just hope he gets there because, as a fan, it’s so fun to watch.
     
  36. SC

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    BiBi takes the first set 6-3 off of Svitolina.
     
  37. Wendel Clark

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    After being down 0-3
     
  38. Wendel Clark

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    Whatever happens I think Bibi is showing she can hang with anyone. Her Osaka and Anisimova are going to be taking the women’s tour over
     
  39. Wendel Clark

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    Think she’s done. Just bet svitolina live
     
  40. SC

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    What a freaking hold.
     
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  41. SC

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    She’s feeling those cramps. Race to the line.
     
  42. Wendel Clark

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    Fuck she’s not going to get there.
     
  43. SC

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    Bibi! Incredible.
     
  44. Wendel Clark

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  45. Wendel Clark

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    Up to 35 now. She’s the real deal. Would love her vs Bencic finals tradercane
     
  46. Wendel Clark

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    First ever wildcard to the finals at IW
     
  47. SC

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    And youngest finalist since Serena. Not a bad line of the resume.
     
  48. SC

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    Bencic-Kerber on ESPN2.
     
  49. paulski

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    Big result for Angie. She underperformed badly in Melbourne, but that kind of win against BB is what I expect from her. Absolutely ridiculous that she was down to #8 going into IW.
     
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  50. Fran Tarkenton

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    incredibly pumped for this national tv coverage