The New and Improved Tennis Thread

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  1. Wendel Clark

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    Gets that early break. Hmmmm

    Praying this plays out like the Milos/Fed SF a few years ago for me
     
  2. SC

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    There's a break for Shapo. Novak doing that weird thing that he does sometimes where he looks out of sorts early physically for no reason.
     
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  3. DUCKMOUTH

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    They both serving amazing right now. Putting on a serving clinic
     
  4. SC

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    Oh no Shapo!
     
  5. DUCKMOUTH

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    blew that. If he loses this, that will be the one
     
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  6. user15000

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    Just a brutal 30 all miss.
     
  7. DUCKMOUTH

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    Djokovic just anticipates the next shot so well. It’s impressive how well he sets up ahead of the next shot
     
  8. Wendel Clark

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    Alright lets fucking get this Shapo
     
  9. DUCKMOUTH

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    Hell of a hold
     
  10. bro

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    impressed he was able to bounce back and force a tiebreak
     
  11. Wendel Clark

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    What an awful drop shot by Djoker

    COME ON
     
  12. Wendel Clark

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    Shapo says Hold My Beer on awful drop shots
     
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  13. SC

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    Great choice to go crosscourt and not DTL there.

    And then a miserable dropper.
     
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  14. bro

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    :roll: my god that was bad.
     
  15. Wendel Clark

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    COME ON

    Novak let you back in this, now capitalize
     
  16. SC

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    WTF is this tiebreak lol
     
  17. SC

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    Ball toss is all over the place for Denis.
     
  18. Wendel Clark

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    Just a beautiful serve and volley
     
  19. user15000

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    Always is.
     
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  20. bro

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    great choke job. Djoker didn't even play well
     
  21. DUCKMOUTH

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    Well it was a good effort, but Djokovic will cruise now
     
  22. Wendel Clark

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    Now comes the beatdown
     
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  23. SC

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    Seems even worse than usual. That first serve in the TB where he went out wide and missed by a foot, ball toss gave him just zero chance.
     
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  24. Fran Tarkenton

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    just too much WTA in his service approach
     
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  25. bro

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    Shapo, you idiot. That was so clearly in
     
  26. Wendel Clark

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    And that right there will definitely kill him.
     
  27. Wendel Clark

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    That hold impresses me
     
  28. Wendel Clark

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    Shapo came to fight today
     
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  29. Wendel Clark

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    WOW at that play by Novak
     
  30. bro

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    Needed that volley. Come on now
     
  31. user15000

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    Shapo could’ve easily won the first and has blown so many break chances in the second. Frustrating match.

    Watch him be down 2 sets when he could be up 2.
     
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  32. Wendel Clark

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    And that forehand long is the type of error that Shapo makes consistently that kills him
     
  33. Wendel Clark

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    That rule always leads to controversy
     
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  34. Fran Tarkenton

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    playing out exactly as expected

    a thinned-out draw gave us a weak semifinal
     
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  35. Doc Louis

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    Yeah can't help but understand him being frustrated like he showed between sets. He's playing a hell of a match.
     
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  36. user15000

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    Novak has been pretty average too. This match was there for the taking.
     
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  37. Wendel Clark

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    I think Shapo has played a lot better than I expected. Novak been not normal Novak. But Shapo has just not come up with the big points when needed
     
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  38. bro

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    So many choke jobs on break points
     
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  39. Willpépé

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    Shapo has been great. This is normal Novak he hangs until he needs to crush you. If Shapo wasn’t fantastic today they would have already showered.
     
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  40. Fran Tarkenton

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    yep and it still not being taken says something

    Novak m.o. of late in the late tournament matches has been drop an early set (or even two) then crank it up and tighten the screws. He has had to do neither and will save all his ammo for Berrettini; who will be a much much more formidable opponent.
     
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  41. Doc Louis

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    He roddick'd the hell out of that volley.. My stream might be behind the actual match
     
  42. user15000

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    Fucking 1/10 woof
     
  43. Fran Tarkenton

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    I think Matteo can win but its going to take that focus and consistency he sometimes loses

    Think it can be an all Azzurri day in London
     
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  44. SC

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    Shapo’s Fed fandom showing through with this break point conversion performance.
     
  45. Doc Louis

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    Ok we've all learned an important lesson here: never wear Asics in a grass court match.
     
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  46. bro

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    Goodnight sweet Shapo
     
  47. blind dog

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    :warn:
     
  48. Doc Louis

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    Nice to know i hit shots off the frame just like shapo
     
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  49. bro

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    Here comes the break and closeout
     
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  50. user15000

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    Like the same set 3 times. Missed chances, untimely doubles and unforced errors, and nerves in the big points.
     
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