The New and Improved Tennis Thread

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  1. Lip

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    Thanasi run out of gas? Lost in straights 2-3-2 to a qualifier.
     
  2. Lip

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    Reading this, I did not expect to see a 7/6, 7/5 92 minute match. It wasn’t as competitive as the score indicates?
     
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  3. SC

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    Yeah, used it all up to win Adelaide.

     
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  4. Willpépé

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    They broke each other quite a bit near the end. Kenin was having a melty and Keys was just calm and in control. Never really felt to me like Kenin was just going to take over, mistake after mistake.
     
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  5. SC

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    Big result from Sebi, especially after having to go into quarantine.
     
  6. beerleagueman

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    that sucks ..was kind of rooting for Kenin
     
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  7. Willpépé

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    I think I read somewhere that the loss takes her outside the top 90 now? It’s something absurdly low.
     
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  8. beerleagueman

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    pandemic screwed up her run and seems like not much else going right for her . missed opportunity
     
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  9. SC

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    Kvitova out. Man she’s just really struggled.
     
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  10. SC

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    Sammy Stosur up a break in the 3rd, playing her final career tournament and in front of the home crowd.
     
  11. SC

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    Leylah drops the first to Maddi Inglis, looking generally out of sorts
     
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  12. SC

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    Leylah out to Inglis the Aussie WC.

    The Hailey Baptiste breakout may have finally arrived, knocks out Caroline Garcia.
     
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  13. paulski

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    Some pretty wacky results in the ladies today, with Kvitova & Fernandez both losing. And Stosur actually winning a match (WTF??!).

    Can't help but fear it's the beginning of the end for Petra. :tebow:
     
  14. Willpépé

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    Kerber out early again.
     
  15. paulski

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    Oh, Angie. :facepalm:
     
  16. Willpépé

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    Sloane Emma coming up.
     
  17. Willpépé

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    First set bagel.
     
  18. SC

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    Big win for Kyrgios, so we’ll get Nick-Medvedev. Wish they’d put it on JCA instead of Laver but they won’t.
     
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  19. Willpépé

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    I think they might, Nick loves JCA. I remember he faced one of the big 3 a few years back and I thought they had it on JCA.
     
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  20. SC

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    Rafa and then Thiem, maybe? That was a really fun one for two sets if I’m thinking of the right match.

    Crowd was wild out there tonight for Liam Brody, lord knows how crazy it’d be for Med. Hope they do it.
     
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  21. SC

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    Sloane and Emma going 3
     
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  24. Fran Tarkenton

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    Andy Murray winning again is sweet
     
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  25. Sub-Zero

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    So by losing this morning I guess I just learned Isner is vaccinated.
     
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  26. Wendel Clark

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    Felix struggled. So frustrating
     
  27. SC

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  29. Willpépé

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    Not sure why so many people are asleep with Stef. Yes he was a fucking moron last year but he was 23 and has time to grow. At the same age Zverev was beating up insta models and stealing their passports all over the globe.

    He's also the same age where Zverev and Medvedev made their leap. Finally, outside of the shithead things he did last year, he never no showed. Split with Medvedev and dropped two of three again Sasha, one win was RG in five sets.
     
  30. Lip

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    Maybe I misunderstand how betting odds work, but I’m surprised Nadal isn’t higher too. He’s only at 2%.
     
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  31. Willpépé

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    I agree he’s next, not that far off Zverev on draft kings.
     
  32. CC_Nole

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    Shapovalov going to have to win in 5. Ugly tennis so far.

    It’s time to let the hair go Nadal.
     
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  33. paulski

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    Good tournament so far - very few upsets apart from a few of the lower women's seeds (Coco, Fernandez, Kvitova, Kerber) and some big matches starting to come up now, like Danil v Kyrgios tomorrow.
     
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  34. paulski

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    Forgot about Kenin - she was probably the biggest name to lose so far, but she struck a red hot Madison Keys.

    Couple of great 3rd rounds in the ladies - Barty v Georgi and Osaka v Anisimova. :warn:
     
  35. Fran Tarkenton

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    happy that Korda survived
     
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  37. Willpépé

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    And he is in legendary company with Tomic!
     
  38. Wendel Clark

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    Just noticed old man Mannarino beating Hurkacz
     
  39. Wendel Clark

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    Had no idea this was legal

     
  40. SC

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  41. bro

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    Wut
     
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  42. paulski

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    I knew you could do it, but I'd never seen it before now. :cool:
     
  43. SC

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    Cornet takes the first off Garbine. Tauson up a set on Kontaveit. Some WTA’ing is about.
     
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  44. Lip

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    Tauson looks like she’s gonna be a player. Cornet is surprising tho.
     
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  45. SC

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    Tauson gets it done, 2 and 4. Yet another huge young talent on the women’s side. Massive upset.
     
  46. SC

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    Down goes Garbine, 3-6, 3-6 and it wasn’t that close. Cornet destroyed her
     
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  47. paulski

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    Goddamit - I jinxed things good and proper there, didn't I. Garbine gone in straight sets against Cornet too. :bang:
     
  48. SC

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    Sabalenka hits six double faults in her first service game of the match. Tough to watch honestly
     
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  49. Baron

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    9 now. This is just sad. Feel bad for her.
     
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  50. SC

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    Nine double faults through two service games