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Who will win Mens French Open?

Nadal
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5 (23.8%)
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Berlocq
2 (9.5%)
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2 (9.5%)

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1020 on: June 07, 2013, 08:23:34 AM »
Rafa has completely shattered Nole's spirit. Djoker looks lost out there.

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1021 on: June 07, 2013, 08:24:31 AM »
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1022 on: June 07, 2013, 08:25:10 AM »
Incredible from Nadal! Great hustle and then well timed jump!

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1023 on: June 07, 2013, 08:25:53 AM »
Tim isn't right. 3-4 mm is the margin of error for Hawkeye. The system here has a larger margin of error, which is why they can't use it.

Correct.

Rafa thought it was out, but did not show it.  Pascal Maria came down, it looked to be the only mark in that area, and he saw it out.  Yet Hawk-eye showed it in by a a couple of millimeters.

I trust the mark and the umpire more than Hawk-eye.  Even when calibrated precisely, it has a 3.5 millimeter margin of error.  And since they are not using it here, I'm not sure that the calibration is precise as it might be if it were in official use. 

There is a good reason they don't use Hawk-eye on clay. They don't want situations like this, which may prove that Hawk-eye is not as "reliable" as people think. It is pretty reliable, but it does have that margin of error.

But an actual mark, as long as it is the correct mark, is even more reliable.

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1024 on: June 07, 2013, 08:26:53 AM »
Rafa has completely shattered Nole's spirit. Djoker looks lost out there.

Nole's playing possum.

He decided he's in it for the long haul at around 3-0
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1025 on: June 07, 2013, 08:28:51 AM »
No bagel for Nadal  :(

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1026 on: June 07, 2013, 08:29:54 AM »
See, Nole won the only game he *had* to win once he chose to tank the set.
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1027 on: June 07, 2013, 08:30:04 AM »
Nole's looking like he's ready for the 4th set. Lol

I went away for a bit &   :yikes:  ND serving to actually get a game on the board & stay in the set!

And he held from 0-40 down. Good job.
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1028 on: June 07, 2013, 08:30:22 AM »
Interesting stat. Only 2 people have ever taken more than a set from Nadal at RG (in a single match).

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1029 on: June 07, 2013, 08:30:50 AM »
Epics always include a 30 minute intermission  :rofl_2:
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1030 on: June 07, 2013, 08:31:38 AM »
Great hustle from Rafa. Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad error from Djoker.

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1031 on: June 07, 2013, 08:32:10 AM »
You have GOT to be kidding me. Seriously, Pascal? GTFO!

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1032 on: June 07, 2013, 08:33:16 AM »
Nole's well rested for a 2 set match, now.
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1033 on: June 07, 2013, 08:34:45 AM »
Lets see what Nole's got.  :cool:
 
4th set showdown.

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1034 on: June 07, 2013, 08:35:23 AM »
There's something seriously wrong with a 37' 6-1 set with absolutely no rallies...  :Confused:
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1035 on: June 07, 2013, 08:36:56 AM »
Shocker!

Nole holds! His easiest service game all day!
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1036 on: June 07, 2013, 08:39:05 AM »
Nah. His first service game of the day was pretty breezy for him.

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1037 on: June 07, 2013, 08:39:19 AM »
Epics always include a 30 minute intermission  :rofl_2:

 :) 

Well a game held to love to open his account in the 4th set, and ND looking unperturbed by the 3rd set result. 

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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1038 on: June 07, 2013, 08:41:27 AM »
Nah. His first service game of the day was pretty breezy for him.

 :rofl_2: :rofl_2:

How many seconds sorter was it, +/- 2?
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Re: 2013 ATP/WTA Grand Slam Roland Garros (May 21-June 9) Draw in post #2
« Reply #1039 on: June 07, 2013, 08:42:04 AM »
Fun point!  :)
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