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    Murray being aggressive, but just hasn't been able to hold onto a lead so far


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    Disgusting behaviour from Novak. Telling someone in the crowd to "suck my **** you ape" and then this:

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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    Disgusting behaviour from Novak. Telling someone in the crowd to "suck my **** you ape" and then this:

    Yes he's human and in the heat and in a highly charged situation the best of us make mistakes. He shouldn't have said that to the person in the crowd and he shouldn't have had a go at his box right by a ball kid, whilst snatching a towel out of his hand. He's not the first player to lose his cool and yes even the holier than thou Federer and Nadal have had their moments over the years too and our own fiery Scotsman Murray. I feel for Djokovic because he has let himself down but he can't win. He sits with a ballboy at RG and he's a try hard then one moment of madness, a poor ball kid gets in the middle and he's the devil. Everyone just looks for an excuse to hate him and Djokovic being human and not a robot will always oblige
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    Don't understand how you can complain in a competitive environment about something like that. The guy is human after all, and doesn't really mean what he's doing.
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    (Original post by hskjlclcn)
    Don't understand how you can complain in a competitive environment about something like that. The guy is human after all, and doesn't really mean what he's doing.
    Like I said before people just want an excuse to hate him,especially since he gatecrashed the Rafa-Roger party. Two is company, three's a crowd
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    (Original post by lizzy95)
    Like I said before people just want an excuse to hate him,especially since he gatecrashed the Rafa-Roger party. Two is company, three's a crowd
    Yeah, I'm not claiming to ever be a huge fan but I can appreciate the progress he's made and all these excuses and hate is just pathetic.
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    (Original post by lizzy95)
    Like I said before people just want an excuse to hate him,especially since he gatecrashed the Rafa-Roger party. Two is company, three's a crowd
    In a moment as intense as that, implosion is to be expected. Other players have done much worse than snatch a towel out of a kid's hand. That being said, he was being a bit of a ****.

    Nobody's out to get Djokovic and only Djokovic. The same 'animosity' can be observed for Federer or Nadal, or most other big names. People will react negatively to rude behaviour, it's natural, though.


    That sounded very high-horsey of me, but you catch my drift.
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    Meh.. it's probably Murray fanboy's who are obsessing over this. Need i remind you all of Cilic at Queens.. a number of players go a bit nutty when the adrenaline is pumping and they feel under pressure, indeed i'd take it as a complement if i were Murray.
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    (Original post by RyJ)
    In a moment as intense as that, implosion is to be expected. Other players have done much worse than snatch a towel out of a kid's hand. That being said, he was being a bit of a ****.

    Nobody's out to get Djokovic and only Djokovic. The same 'animosity' can be observed for Federer or Nadal, or most other big names. People will react negatively to rude behaviour, it's natural, though.


    That sounded very high-horsey of me, but you catch my drift.
    Yeah I do catch your drift and you didn't sound high-horsey. I agree wholeheartedly that he acted like a **** too, the whole week he's been mentally fragile. I just feel sorry for him because to him it feels like 90% of tennis fans are either big Rafa or Federer fans so 90% of fans therefore hate him because he's the only legitimate challenge to both their idols. I agree that both Rafa and Federer get animosity due to their rivalry but both players have large enough fan bases that can strongly outweigh that, sadly that isn't the case for Djokovic. Me and the minority will fly our flags of support for him
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    Well, i'm kind of devastated.

    Fantastic performance from Murray until the third set. As I said the most important factor was the first serve percentage of Andy, and that dropped dramatically in the last set. There are positives though, he was better than Nole in the first 2 and should have won the first one but when you can't hold your serve just after breaking....

    PS Grass session can't come soon enough!

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    Murray folding in the final set - bit of a shame, but Novak is just too solid on the slow hard courts. Only 2 or 3 people have a realistic chance of beating him at the moment.
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    Murray, much like previous encounters, had his chances, but could not make it stick. Breaking Djokovic twice in the first set, he really should have backed it up and closed it out. Djokovic is such a great finisher - he's capable of sprinting at the end of the marathon, with that bagel final set. Similar also with his IW win over Federer with the 6-2 final set. The blowout appears to be much more mental, than physical fallout from the effort of winning the previous set - once Djokovic breaks Murray down he capitulates typically in the final set, way more so than Federer or Rafa, who seem to be able to fight harder than Murray does when Djokovic appears to be on top of the match.

    You've got to imagine Djoker will end his career with the Masters record. With 6 of the 9 Masters on hard court, and Djokovic more likely to win on the clay courts than Rafa on the hard courts, he could end up with 30+ at his current rate. If he improves his HC record at the US Open, Djoker could go on down as the greatest hard court player in history.

    While Murray is meeting Djokovic in finals consistently, Federer still appears to be the one who gives Djokovic the frights more than any other. I'm really hoping Rafa mounts a strong challenge with the shift on to the clay.
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    (Original post by Sirocco11)
    Murray, much like previous encounters, had his chances, but could not make it stick. Breaking Djokovic twice in the first set, he really should have backed it up and closed it out. Djokovic is such a great finisher - he's capable of sprinting at the end of the marathon, with that bagel final set. Similar also with his IW win over Federer with the 6-2 final set. The blowout appears to be much more mental, than physical fallout from the effort of winning the previous set - once Djokovic breaks Murray down he capitulates typically in the final set, way more so than Federer or Rafa, who seem to be able to fight harder than Murray does when Djokovic appears to be on top of the match.

    You've got to imagine Djoker will end his career with the Masters record. With 6 of the 9 Masters on hard court, and Djokovic more likely to win on the clay courts than Rafa on the hard courts, he could end up with 30+ at his current rate. If he improves his HC record at the US Open, Djoker could go on down as the greatest hard court player in history.

    While Murray is meeting Djokovic in finals consistently, Federer still appears to be the one who gives Djokovic the frights more than any other. I'm really hoping Rafa mounts a strong challenge with the shift on to the clay.
    I hope Rafa comes back strong too but really want Djokovic to finally winning RG this year. Rafa can win the US Open and he can get the unprecedented no. 10 next year 😃
    One can hope anyway...
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    (Original post by lizzy95)
    I hope Rafa comes back strong too but really want Djokovic to finally winning RG this year. Rafa can win the US Open and he can get the unprecedented no. 10 next year ������
    One can hope anyway...
    this french open should be interesting, hopefully nadals back to full health, personally I'm looking forward to the grass swing...
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    Lizzy I wasn't hating on Djokovic. I'm sorry if you felt that way.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    Lizzy I wasn't hating on Djokovic. I'm sorry if you felt that way.
    It's cool, apology accepted 😃
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    (Original post by lizzy95)
    It's cool, apology accepted
    Thanks
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    (Original post by lizzy95)
    Like I said before people just want an excuse to hate him,especially since he gatecrashed the Rafa-Roger party. Two is company, three's a crowd
    Not even a Fedal fangirl but still don't like Djokovic. Yes he's a try hard. He hates it when the crowd is against him but then he acts like a jerk and wonders why he'll never be as loved as the other two despite arguably being the better player. I'm so over his roid rages

    It doesn't matter who does it I don't like it when players insult the crowd and frightening the ball kid like that?


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    (Original post by Skkc16)
    Not even a Fedal fangirl but still don't like Djokovic. Yes he's a try hard. He hates it when the crowd is against him but then he acts like a jerk and wonders why he'll never be as loved as the other two despite arguably being the better player. I'm so over his roid rages

    It doesn't matter who does it I don't like it when players insult the crowd and frightening the ball kid like that?


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    this^ he's good, but not better than federer...
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    (Original post by ThatMadClown)
    this^ he's good, but not better than federer...
    or Nadal, for that matter

    But Djokovic is still the best player in the world, and possibly the best I've seen on slow hard courts. He is calm and professional in press conferences. The only thing I would say is that he shouldn't care what others think of him - if he focuses solely on his game and is able to shut the crowd out of his mind he'll be more successful in the biggest matches on the biggest stages.
 
 
 
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