## Tennis

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### Tennis

Anyone have a chance to defeat #1 Djokovic in the French Open?
He was down 2 sets early today but pulled out the next 3 to win.

The top womans seed already lost today.

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### Re: Tennis

Djoko pulled it out vs Tsonga. Close match though.

Federer had a bit of trouble too but did win.

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### Re: Tennis

hammegk wrote:Anyone have a chance to defeat #1 Djokovic in the French Open?
I think I would go with Nadal. He's 50-1 in his career at Roland Garros. He's won the event in 6 of the last 7 years. He's also been cruising to easy victories so far, whereas Djokovic has had to come from behind. So he'll be better rested.
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### Re: Tennis

I haven't been following tennis for a number of years. What does Andy Murray do to maintain a #4 ranking? He seems to beat himself more often than not in matches I've seen him in.

Tsonga seems to have a better game, and yesterday Ferrer too.

Nadal I'd agree has a reasonable chance; Djoko does appear in a slump.

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### Re: Tennis

I wouldn't say that Djoko is in a slump, just that clay isn't his best surface, whereas it is Nadal's best surface. At Wimbledon Djoko will still be the man to beat.
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### Re: Tennis

fuk.

Federer forgot to bring his A game, and although joko didn't either it was more than enough.

Nadal certainly kicked ass on Ferrer anyway. I suspect he will take the trophy.

Sharapova Errani might be a match, although I suspect S will also kick ass. I'm still surprised E managed to beat Stosur.

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### Re: Tennis

So much for a Joko-Rafa final. Maybe Rosol will be there?

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### Re: Tennis

Murray Ends Britain’s 74-Year Wait for Place in Wimbledon Final

But he has to beat Federer to win. He'll certainly earn it if he can do that.

He does seem to have a good personal record against Federer though:
The 25-year-old Murray has won eight of the 15 times he’s played Federer. U.K. gambling website William Hill gives Federer odds of 4-9 to win in the championship match tomorrow, which means a successful $9 bet would return$4 plus the original stake. Murray is the 13-8 underdog.
With those odds, I think Murray would be the better bet. I don't think he'll win, but I don't think he's quite as much of an underdog as the odds say.
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