Andy Murray vs Joao Sousa, Thursday, Estimated time - 3:30pm BST - Discuss the match
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Sven Groneveld posted a video clip on twitter of Andy practising so I guess he's working with Andy.

Not sure what to expect from this week, I just hope he can win some matches here - hard to believe that he's not won a tour-level hard court match since Australia when it's supposed to be his best surface...

Thanks Catnap - reassuring.  And agree with Aileen that good he will have extra time to practise even if it means I might miss the match as out tomorrow evening [though to be honest not too sad if I have an excuse to record it rather than watch it live  Whistle]
Oh and Apollo - no need to apologise!  Didn't mean to pick you up on how you said it.  Just wish Andy would remember sometimes that he IS Mr Magic!!   yay
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It's funny, I got a practice schedule on the ipod but can't find anything when I check out website on computer. lol  Must be an app or something.
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Andy @ 1.18...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Hp-SurX4qSE#at=88
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Oh and Apollo - no need to apologise!  Didn't mean to pick you up on how you said it.  Just wish Andy would remember sometimes that he is Mr Magic!!   

Thanks Ruthie, I'm learning as I go. I too hope he remembers he's Mr. Magic.
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 Do hope our Andy does not go the way of Andy Roddick.watched the game last night ,Roddick got a lot of aces but could not pull it off.he was not a happy camper.Hit the ball into the crowd ,very frustrated.
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Do hope our Andy does not go the way of Andy Roddick.watched the game last night ,Roddick got a lot of aces but could not pull it off.he was not a happy camper.Hit the ball into the crowd ,very frustrated.
Roddick has had a hard time, people thought with his mighty serve that he was one of the great ones for America.  He improved his net game and his returns, but not enough.  Plus his temperment gets the best of him....he is very frustrated these days. 

Andy Murray is a much better player, his game is much more diverse and outside of letting your temper get the best of you, and both having Brad Gilbert as a coach, I don't see them as the same.
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Roddick has had a hard time, people thought with his mighty serve that he was one of the great ones for America.  He improved his net game and his returns, but not enough.  Plus his temperment gets the best of him....he is very frustrated these days. 

Andy Murray is a much better player, his game is much more diverse and outside of letting your temper get the best of you, and both having Brad Gilbert as a coach, I don't see them as the same.
Have never been a big fan of Roddick ever since i saw him take a lines lady to task over a foot fault,he berated her no end ,at the same time knowing how hard these guys work and train i feel empathy for them when things go amuck .Yes i know it's the nature of the beast.
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Yes, that was really embarrassing for what he did to the linesperson, these people do this for free and do not deserve bad treatment from the players.  It did not put Andy in a very good light and may have lost him fans.  Somehow, I think if he gets mad at his wife, that he may treat her the same way, of course that's his personal business.....but the other hurts tennis.
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Read a very interesting article by Kevin what's his name, Mitchell(?) in The Guardian. He likened Andy to Safin calling them both "brilliant and fragile." Apparently Andy lost to Safin at Cincy, when he was 4 in the world. I thought it was an interesting comparison, which I am still mulling over. Think
Just seen Tsonga wipe the floor with Cilic..um..not too injured then... Whistle
Bevc, your snow has been all over our news. Hope u r enjoying it, or if you aren't bet your kids are Smile
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Read a very interesting article by Kevin what's his name, Mitchell(?) in The Guardian. He likened Andy to Safin calling them both "brilliant and fragile." Apparently Andy lost to Safin at Cincy, when he was 4 in the world. I thought it was an interesting comparison, which I am still mulling over. Think
Just seen Tsonga wipe the floor with Cilic..um..not too injured then... Whistle
Bevc, your snow has been all over our news. Hope u r enjoying it, or if you aren't bet your kids are Smile
Yes Mitchell bbh.  Read it too.  But Safin's problem was that he was something of a playboy I think, which not our Andy's problem.   Yes couldn't see any evidence of an injured arm either.  But I guess we need to be careful not to jump to conclusions like people did when Andy played well with an injured ankle earlier this year.
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Hi Ruthie, yes he was a bit of a playboy, helps to be drop dead gorgeous, I feel Whistle but he was also highly emotional, like our Andy, wasn't he? Nearly said "nutter" but don't want to offend PPT Wink
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Hi Ruthie, yes he was a bit of a playboy, helps to be drop dead gorgeous, I feel Whistle but he was also highly emotional, like our Andy, wasn't he? Nearly said "nutter" but don't want to offend PPT Wink

ha ha ha ha  shocking Yoda
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Oi PT have u nicked my Yoda? This is a powerful talisman I shall be sending Andy's way tomorrow Smile
He really, really needs the force....
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Oi PT have u nicked my Yoda? This is a powerful talisman I shall be sending Andy's way tomorrow Smile
He really, really needs the force....
Looks more like a gnome with a walking stick.  Whistle
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Yes, that was really embarrassing for what he did to the linesperson, these people do this for free and do not deserve bad treatment from the players.  It did not put Andy in a very good light and may have lost him fans.  Somehow, I think if he gets mad at his wife, that he may treat her the same way, of course that's his personal business.....but the other hurts tennis.
Apollo I wouldn't want to be around him after he loses. Whistle
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