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#61 West Country Eagle

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 01:07 PM

Robson is on court now. Fingers crossed.


Lost the first set after being a break of serve up, and 5-2 in the tie-break. Not a great start. She seemed to bottle it a bit at crucial points in that set, but in the last match she came back from an almost impossible position, so no need for her to panic just yet. More composure needed at key points. All part of the learning experience, I guess.
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#62 Futtocks

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 02:20 PM

Robson out. Serena Williams also out! :O

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 03:37 PM

Worth checking out the highlights of Agnieszka Radwanska v Li Na this evening. Sounded like a great match.

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 12:25 PM

Oh Gawd, Del Potro's collapsed on court with a knee problem. He's carrying on after treatment, but it doesn't look good. Such a potentially great player, but so injury-prone.

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 02:41 PM

Del Boy and Djokovic will meet in the first semifinal.

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 03:22 PM

Del Boy and Djokovic will meet in the first semifinal.

 

That's the way the ball bounces as Novak says.  ;)



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 04:42 PM

Murray getting a touch of the Tim Henmans - "COME ON TIM!" etc - on centre this afternoon. Lost the first two sets to Verdasco, who seemed inspired from the glimpses I caught. He's just won the third 6-1, and looks a bit more like his old self, so we'll see. Djokovic and De Potro both looked in great form earlier - that could be a cracking semi-final is Del Potro's injured knee holds up.

Also, how camp is Boris Becker? At one point on the commentary earlier he let out a particularly camp "mm-mmmmh" which sounded like his eyebrow was raised and he was slightly aroused by something. Perhaps he has a date in a cupboard lined up later.
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Posted 04 July 2013 - 08:21 AM

Nicked from Twitter, thanks to a certain @aledsavedlatin "Unbelievable character shown by Murray. Unbelievable volume, shine and lasting hold shown by Verdasco". :D

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 08:23 AM

Also, how camp is Boris Becker? At one point on the commentary earlier he let out a particularly camp "mm-mmmmh" which sounded like his eyebrow was raised and he was slightly aroused by something. Perhaps he has a date in a cupboard lined up later.


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:52 AM

When does Eggheads come back on?


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 03:09 PM

Thank God this second semi-final isn't a damp squib like the first one was.

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 04:01 PM

Blimey! Lisicki (nicknamed 'Doris Becker' by the Germans - famous for not having a sense of humour) wins 9:7 in the third set. What a match!

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 06:15 PM

Great match indeed. By the sounds of it, Djokovic's win this afternoon was also a nail-biter, right down to the wire delaying Murray's match which appears to be a battle of the serves so far

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 06:19 PM

Great match indeed. By the sounds of it, Djokovic's win this afternoon was also a nail-biter, right down to the wire delaying Murray's match which appears to be a battle of the serves so far

It certainly was, very enjoyable game of tennis to watch.


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 08:58 AM

Murray through to the final then.......looked a bit sketchy for him in the first set as that Polish fella had a monster serve and a fierce forehand. But he seemed to fade away as the sets went on and Murray gained some confidence from a few well played breaks.



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Posted 06 July 2013 - 09:19 AM

Murray through to the final then.......looked a bit sketchy for him in the first set as that Polish fella had a monster serve and a fierce forehand. But he seemed to fade away as the sets went on and Murray gained some confidence from a few well played breaks.

It was one hell of a serve.  The Djokovic/Del Potro match had the commentators talking about 120/122mph serves then Janowicz comes in and batters almost 140mph for every first serve.  Once he realises that he can add a lot of accuracy for a slight cut in speed, he'll be knocking in 130mph pinpoint first serves and will be mightily hard to break.

 

Murray had too many iffy mistakes in his game that makes me think he'll end up as runner up in the final.


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 03:01 PM

Bartoli wins the women's title without dropping a set but disappoints grimy perverts everywhere (including some commentating on Five Live it seems) who don't get to see Sabine Lisicki jump up and down quite as much as they'd like.


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 03:12 PM

I was at Centre Court on Thursday for the jumping up and down, and to be fair it was mightily impressive.

 

Well, I'm not going to deny her general easiness on the eye!

 

I missed this on the radio but apparently Inverdale, on hearing that Bartoli's first inspiration was her dad asked the commentators: "Do you think he said, well you're never going to be a looker so ...?"


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 09:31 PM

Well, I'm not going to deny her general easiness on the eye!

 

I missed this on the radio but apparently Inverdale, on hearing that Bartoli's first inspiration was her dad asked the commentators: "Do you think he said, well you're never going to be a looker so ...?"

 

I heard that, and the BBC have had to apologise.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23214821


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 09:41 PM

Lol.....oh dear.....




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