The New and Improved Tennis Thread

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  1. Wendel Clark

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    Crazy Rankings increase here.

    Swiatek with the win here will move from #54 at the beginning of the tournament to #24

    Podoroska started #131 and is now #48. Here career high was #130 before this.
     
  2. SC

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    Was listening to a preview podcast this morning. Iga just finished HS during lockdown, and passed up a lot of tournaments over the past couple years to do school.

    Said she’s taking the next two years and treating them like a gap year. Completely dedicating to tennis, and if she’s in the top-10 and competing for Slams consistently, she’ll keep at it.

    If she’s just a solid top-100 player, she wants to go to college and study. Crazy.

    Her Juniors results are fun. Lost Aussie Juniors doubles title to Andreescu’s pairing, made French Juniors QF, then had ankle surgery.

    Came back 2018 to Juniors, made SF’s at the junior French, losing to McNally. Goes to Junior Wimbledon unseeded, draws the top seed Osuigwe first round, beats her and ends up winning it all.
     
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  4. Wendel Clark

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    You know how big I am on Osuigwe.
     
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  5. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    Thoughts on the next match?
     
  6. Wendel Clark

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    Not worthy of a bet. This match could 6 different ways and have 100 different changes in momentum.

    Could honestly see this as a beat down by either of them or a 3 set crazy finish
     
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  7. SC

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    Petra a pretty decent favorite to me but these are the types of situations where Kenin usually brings her best. Fun matchup where either one winning wouldn’t shock me.
     
  8. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    Took kenin and an over.
     
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  10. Willpépé

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    I took Swiatek/Kenin and threw on TNF on top of that.
     
  11. Wendel Clark

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    Im a sick individual and love betting each service game who wins. I am not allowing myself to bet this match.
     
  12. bro

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    We think Djoker could get upset tomorrow?
     
  13. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    I got kenin at +215 so figured there was some value there.
     
  14. Willpépé

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    Nope, only way he loses is if he is hurt and it wouldn't shock me if he's faking something. He has like a fucking voodoo doctor for his physio.
     
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  15. SC

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    Big hold for Kenin there.
     
  16. Wendel Clark

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    Im sorry, I know Diego played him great last time and beat him. But I have to take Nadal -2.5 sets (-107). 28 match win streak and only 3 sets loss. Too much value
     
  17. Wendel Clark

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    Now comes the real test to hold for the set.
     
  18. SC

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    There's the break.
     
  19. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    I somehow need over 20.5 and under 22.5. :ohnoes:
     
  20. SC

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    Kenin broken serving for the match. Hm.
     
  21. SC

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    Breaks right back. Gritty as hell
     
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  22. Wendel Clark

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    Its amazing to me she goes from getting DOUBLE BAGELED against Vika in Rome to this tournament. Unreal
     
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  23. SC

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    That's a really impressive win. Saturday should be a banger.
     
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  24. Willpépé

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    Thing I love most about Kenin is she is all business. She kind of me reminds of how Nadal approaches every match mentally.
     
  25. Wendel Clark

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    Okay something very strange and I cant find the answer.

    In Barcelona Challeneger. #112 Ranked Christopher O'Connell was up 7-6 5-2. Had just broken to love to go up 5-2 and he retired.

    No fucking idea what happened.
     
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  27. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    You guys expecting chalk today?
     
  28. Willpépé

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    Seriously, what the fuck did Diego do while in quarantine? That little fucker had to be sliding around on clay 8 hours a day.
     
  29. Willpépé

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    14 minute first game, holy shit.
     
  30. SC

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    I am, yeah. Would be stunned if Diego got Rafa on the clay for the 2nd time in like 3 weeks.

    Will be rooting hard for Stefanos to find a way in the other SF though.
     
  31. Wendel Clark

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    Got Nadal -2.5 sets and that’s it
     
  32. Fran Tarkenton

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    I could watch those Rafa forehands forever
     
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  33. SC

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    Hour and five minutes for a 6-3 set lol.
     
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  34. SC

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    All that effort from Diego in the third set just to light it all on fire with a disastrous TB.
     
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  35. Fran Tarkenton

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    Come on Stefanos
     
  36. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    Djokovic looks pretty locked in.
     
  37. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    And he immediately falls apart
     
  38. Fran Tarkenton

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    If he could just eliminate the unforced errors

    Just a maturity experience thing
     
  39. SC

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    Oh no. Stef just Novak’d an overhead against Novak
     
  40. Fran Tarkenton

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    Tsistipas needs to move off Mouratoglou
     
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  42. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    Tsitsipas certainly has the momentum.
     
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  43. Fran Tarkenton

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    love seeing him fight like this. Showing us something. At least he can build off this.
     
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  44. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    Dude may win

    Edit: also, I know nothing of tennis
     
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  45. SC

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    Grown man hold right there for Stef.
     
  46. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    Is the young guy fighting an injury?
     
  47. Fran Tarkenton

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    he just got a quick treatment timeout on his leg(s)
     
  48. Fran Tarkenton

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    Novak wearing down some.
     
  49. SC

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    Another huge hold under pressure.
     
  50. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    I think he's going to lose this
     
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