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    (Original post by ovo_zverit)
    Easily the most unentertaining French Open of all time. Tennis is not tennis without Federer and Nadal.
    The rain is also soooo annoying, for the past 2 days there's hardly been any tennis );
    I know! And no Tsonga/Monfils either! They need to get some roofs built!
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    (Original post by RDB1826)
    I know! And no Tsonga/Monfils either! They need to get some roofs built!
    Yeah, I don't understand why they wouldn't consider getting a roof installed when all the other grand slams started too, bit late now.
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    (Original post by Krish4791)
    I'm going to predict a Djokovic-Thiem semi final and a Murray-Wawrinka semi final. Let's see what happens.


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    Well at least that was correct.
    Any one of them could win from here really


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    (Original post by Krish4791)
    Well at least that was correct.
    Any one of them could win from here really


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    Murray and Theim won't, let's not kid ourselves.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Murray and Theim won't, let's not kid ourselves.
    lol
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    Sick drop shots by Djokovic against Berdych, hopefully he finally fixed it and it wasn't just luck. It's really going to be a disaster if he doesn't win this year. He should be able to trash Murray and Thiem routinely and Wawrinka has hardly been at his best.
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    Honestly never thought he'd do it but then i never expected him to win Wimbledon so i probably underestimate him, especially in an age of slow decline for Fed-Nadal. Well done i suppose.

    As for Theim he got rolled over but he's 22 and by reaching a semi he joins Raonic, Dimitrov and Nikishori (all of which went backward in 2015 in terms of ranking) so he's worth watching since this performance will see him break the top 10.

    Good to see the grass court season starting too and i'll be interested to see how Del Potro fares.
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    Djokovic v Murray on Sunday. Should be tasty! :ahee:
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    Well that's a shame, the sooner the era of Djokovic Murray finals comes to an end the better.
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    Really fancied Wawrinka today, suppose I can't have any complaints with the result, though Stan gave him too many easy points...such is the nature of low percentage shots.

    Especially during/ after Murray's first service game it seemed Wawrinka would be able to really peg him back but it all rather unravelled.

    Onto another Murray - Djokovic final then.

    I also saw an really odd fact earlier, the man who beat the last Briton at a French Open final was shot and killed 6 years later at the Battle of Stalingrad... in 1943.
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    Muguruza wins the title! Well deserved.


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    Great game, Serena always seems to pick up injuries prior to Grand Slam finals nowadays - is her time almost up?

    Super excited for Djokovic vs Murray. I'm predicting Djokovic in 4 sets
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    Another boring Djokovic Murray final. Just what the men's tennis need. Men's tennis is so boring atm with the same guy winning everything because Federer and Nadal are way past their best and because the young guns are hopeless. A 22 year old Muguruza won her first slam beating the dominant world number 1 but 22 year old Thiem can't even put up a decent fight against Djokovic in the semi final because he was too nervous. All these young guns like Thiem, Kyrgios, Coric are hopeless and will most likely go the same way as Nishikori and Dimitrov who promised so much a couple of years ago but have so far failed to deliver. Women's tennis is so much more exciting for me atm and I never thought I would say that. ATP should start thinking about building new stars because Federer and Nadal, the two superstars of the last decade will most likely be gone by the end of next year if not sooner and then you are left with no superstars. No disrespect to Murray and Djokovic but they are nowhere near Fedal's popularity. They are no superstars so after Fedal are done, ATP will suffer in terms of sales and revenue so it's best if they start creating new stars and also do something to make men's tennis a bit more unpredictable. It's not fun watching the same guy win every tournament despite playing average/decent tennis for the most part. Djokovic isn't even as good as he was in 2011.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    Another boring Djokovic Murray final. Just what the men's tennis need. Men's tennis is so boring atm with the same guy winning everything because Federer and Nadal are way past their best and because the young guns are hopeless. A 22 year old Muguruza won her first slam beating the dominant world number 1 but 22 year old Thiem can't even put up a decent fight against Djokovic in the semi final because he was too nervous. All these young guns like Thiem, Kyrgios, Coric are hopeless and will most likely go the same way as Nishikori and Dimitrov who promised so much a couple of years ago but have so far failed to deliver. Women's tennis is so much more exciting for me atm and I never thought I would say that. ATP should start thinking about building new stars because Federer and Nadal, the two superstars of the last decade will most likely be gone by the end of next year if not sooner and then you are left with no superstars. No disrespect to Murray and Djokovic but they are nowhere near Fedal's popularity. They are no superstars so after Fedal are done, ATP will suffer in terms of sales and revenue so it's best if they start creating new stars and also do something to make men's tennis a bit more unpredictable. It's not fun watching the same guy win every tournament despite playing average/decent tennis for the most part. Djokovic isn't even as good as he was in 2011.
    It's not for the ATP to "create" new stars, it's a natural process. The men's game has been blessed over the last decade with the Big 4 but all things come to an end eventually so just enjoy them before they retire and get behind the new blood. There's nothing wrong with liking the WTA better either, sometimes the ATP has bigger stars and sometimes it's the WTA, I just hope Muguruza can keep this going and isn't just a one hit wonder.
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    (Original post by The_K1NG)
    Another boring Djokovic Murray final. Just what the men's tennis need. Men's tennis is so boring atm with the same guy winning everything because Federer and Nadal are way past their best and because the young guns are hopeless. A 22 year old Muguruza won her first slam beating the dominant world number 1 but 22 year old Thiem can't even put up a decent fight against Djokovic in the semi final because he was too nervous. All these young guns like Thiem, Kyrgios, Coric are hopeless and will most likely go the same way as Nishikori and Dimitrov who promised so much a couple of years ago but have so far failed to deliver. Women's tennis is so much more exciting for me atm and I never thought I would say that. ATP should start thinking about building new stars because Federer and Nadal, the two superstars of the last decade will most likely be gone by the end of next year if not sooner and then you are left with no superstars. No disrespect to Murray and Djokovic but they are nowhere near Fedal's popularity. They are no superstars so after Fedal are done, ATP will suffer in terms of sales and revenue so it's best if they start creating new stars and also do something to make men's tennis a bit more unpredictable. It's not fun watching the same guy win every tournament despite playing average/decent tennis for the most part. Djokovic isn't even as good as he was in 2011.
    Djokovic's rivalries with Fed and Nadal are very well known and his Grand Slam matches with them (especially finals) always attracted tennis fans in huge numbers. Maybe they're not quite as big as the Fedal rivalry but I'd never say they're "nowhere near". I say Fedal rivalry but it's more like Nadal raping Fed over and over again.
    I also don't get people not liking Djokovic's game. He's made lobs his thing, he recently improved his volleys and drop shots and started using those a lot and he's always gone for angles and hitting the ball very close to the lines till he gets a winner in. What more do you want?
    Maybe you preferred 2011 Novak's game because it was a bit flashier, but 2016 Novak would beat 2011 Novak. He traded flashy it for efficiency. For example he'd smack a winner every now and then in 2011 like Thiem does now, but he doesn't need to do that now and risk unforced errors when he can hit every ball with clinical precision.
    Thiem couldn't put up a fight because Djokovic was too good lol. That's why he started smashing balls all over the place hoping they go in. He couldn't do anything else.
    I can't take women's tennis seriously cause I know no matter how good they seem to be playing, a rank 356 male would beat them in straight sets. It's not pushing boundaries of human physique like men's. Just a side note.
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    This umpire is such a dumb f****** t**t
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    COME ON ANDY fgs
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    Andy is a grumpy scott

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    come on andy fgs
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    Stan wouldn't have let this happen.
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    Murray is just pathetic. He is the same age as Djokovic so should be beating Djokovic more often especially in these big matches but no once again he fails to deliver. He should have let Stan win. At least Stan would have put up a better fight.
 
 
 
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