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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #435 on: March 28, 2012, 11:06 PM »
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That is the sign of a champion, he does not give up and has the class to come good in the end.  If Andy can shake off his sickness, there is no way he will play like that against Rafa.  Some decent ranking points for him although 1000 would help with the stress of having to defend 1500 in the forthcoming clay court season.
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #436 on: March 28, 2012, 11:07 PM »
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Hey I never said where I'd do it.

I'm thinking Bristol Zoo...

Although I might traumatise the animals.
The apes will never notice ...
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #437 on: March 28, 2012, 11:09 PM »
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I am so proud of you Andy, this was a really tough match and you hung in there and kept fighting, as did Tipsy, but you came out the winner.  These tough matches are the matches that make you tough, give you the confidence to know that you can get through.

I'll now go home and take the much needed blood pressure pills I could have used during the match....haha
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #438 on: March 28, 2012, 11:09 PM »
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Everybody's nerves jangling, heartbeats still on frenzy, too much alcohol consumed but at the end of the day:
"There's only one Andy Murray" band
To come through when you're feeling ill, Andy you did us proud  yay And Yoda especially is...
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #439 on: March 28, 2012, 11:11 PM »
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That is the sign of a champion, he does not give up and has the class to come good in the end.  If Andy can shake off his sickness, there is no way he will play like that against Rafa.  Some decent ranking points for him although 1000 would help with the stress of having to defend 1500 in the forthcoming clay court season.
Might not be Rafa.  Has a knee problem apparently.  I'd prefer to see him play Tsonga anyway.
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #440 on: March 28, 2012, 11:11 PM »
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The apes will never notice ...
Haha good point Very Happy
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #441 on: March 28, 2012, 11:15 PM »
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Everybody's nerves jangling, heartbeats still on frenzy, too much alcohol consumed but at the end of the day:
"There's only one Andy Murray" band
To come through when you're feeling ill, Andy you did us proud  yay And Yoda especially is...
It's that ability to survive that's the hallmark of a champion.  Love you, Andy. toot
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #442 on: March 28, 2012, 11:17 PM »
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Great win Andy - so proud of you!
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #443 on: March 28, 2012, 11:17 PM »
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Andy gets broken. Andy breaks back. Andy goes break up. Andy gets broken back. Andy gets broken again, loses set. Andy gets broken at start of second set. Andy breaks back. Andy goes break up. Andy wins second. Andy breaks in third set. ANDY DOESN'T GET BROKEN. Andy wins.

Seems good enough to me. ^^

Alternatively..

Andy starts poor. Andy gets better. Andy plays awful, fans on point of giving up. Andy plays a bit better. Andy starts playing well. Andy wins.

The match never seemed unwinnable though did it? i was a bit surprised how quickly some of you gave up on it.
Anyway well done Andy, and good luck with the next one.
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #444 on: March 28, 2012, 11:18 PM »
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He's out of sorts, you can see he's buggered sitting there on the bench.

I go along with that - he just looked completely zapped.
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #445 on: March 28, 2012, 11:19 PM »
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 nervous  Think  pray  clap  cmonandy
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #446 on: March 28, 2012, 11:22 PM »
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The match never seemed unwinnable though did it? i was a bit surprised how quickly some of you gave up on it.
Anyway well done Andy, and good luck with the next one.
It was just too reminiscent of some other matches to my liking (Ferrer WTF, Berdych Paris, Garcia-Lopez IW, Anderson Montreal, etc) - all the unforced errors, his head seemed to have gone. When he went 0-2 down in the 2nd set, having lost six games in a row, unable to do any right with Tipsarevic unable to do wrong, I (and a few others) just couldn't see how he was going to turn this around and come all the way back to win it. Even after he broke back, he got broken straight again and I had no faith in his serve.

Thankfully he did manage to find his tennis (and his serve) again and Tipsarevic's level dropped.

Fair play for keeping faith throughout, just how I felt at that situation ^^
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #447 on: March 28, 2012, 11:22 PM »
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I would love to know the truth about Rafas knees   confused
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #448 on: March 28, 2012, 11:24 PM »
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It never looked  to me as if Tippy was winning, more that for a set and a half Andy was losing.O ye of little faith!!! At the end Andy was the winner for sure.Be still my beating heart.... now for the semis and even more on the Andy roller coaster.Well done laddie!!
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Re: Miami QF: Murray vs Tipsarevic « Reply #449 on: March 28, 2012, 11:26 PM »
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The key tonight was to stay calm (I mean Andy not denizens of MurraysWorld).  Hope he is feeling good for the next match.  Tsonga would be nice,  because like Simon and Tipsarevic he has the regular beating of them, if he turns up and stays switched on.  Having said that I am just glad he got to the semis.  Well done old son!  clap
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