Home Search Calendar Help Login Register
Did you miss your activation email?
MurraysWorld Discussions  >  Murray Community  >  Andy Talk  >  Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis 0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic. « previous next »
Poll
Question: Predictions, please
Murray in 2
Murray in 3
Gulbis in 2
Gulbs in 3

Pages: [1] 2 3 4 ... 32 Go Down Reply
Author

Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis

 (Read 6567 times)
Aileen
Murraymaniac
**********
Posts: 35,461

Gender: Female
Location: Edinburgh


Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « on: August 07, 2013, 09:23 PM »
Reply

H2H is 5-0 to Murray, and the last time they met was in Cincinnati in 2010 where Murray struggled to a 3 set win in blistering heat.

Gulbis, a talented but often erratic player, who is probably better known for offering unsolicited words of wisdom about the 'boring' top four players, did enjoy a good start to the year, going on a 13 match winning streak until he encountered Nadal in Indian Wells, where he was beaten in 3 tight sets.  More recently he has gone out in R2 of the FO to Monfils and R3 at Wimbledon to Verdasco.
IP Logged
Rachie
Seed
****
Posts: 3,280



Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #1 on: August 07, 2013, 09:25 PM »
Reply

wow we opened threads at the same time!! lol
IP Logged
Aileen
Murraymaniac
**********
Posts: 35,461

Gender: Female
Location: Edinburgh


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #2 on: August 07, 2013, 09:34 PM »
Reply

wow we opened threads at the same time!! lol
It happens sometimes.  I'm quite happy to let mine drop and go along with yours, either that or ask Mark to merge them.
IP Logged
Connor
Grand Slam Champion
********
Posts: 15,646

Gender: Male
Location: Great Britain


The great British player will be back!

Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #3 on: August 07, 2013, 09:36 PM »
Reply

Lolololololololololol
IP Logged
Rachie
Seed
****
Posts: 3,280



Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #4 on: August 07, 2013, 09:37 PM »
Reply

happy to use yours lol! mines a bit biased :p

IP Logged
ABF
Challenger Level
**
Posts: 1,183

Gender: Male


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #5 on: August 07, 2013, 09:38 PM »
Reply

Id say the same pretty much all the way ..until he faces Del Po, Djoko or Nadal. If Andy underperforms he could lose ...if he plays decent tennis by his standards he will win. Whereas when he plays Del Po, Djoko or Nadal only his best tennis will win.
IP Logged
Aileen
Murraymaniac
**********
Posts: 35,461

Gender: Female
Location: Edinburgh


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #6 on: August 07, 2013, 09:51 PM »
Reply

happy to use yours lol! mines a bit biased :p


OK Rachie. Smile
IP Logged
Ruthie
Veteran
******
Posts: 8,638

Gender: Female
Location: East Midlands


Touch the sky - and touch it he did.

Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #7 on: August 07, 2013, 09:56 PM »
Reply

I hope Andy sees off the spoilt little rich boy in straight sets but being prudent I've voted for 3. 
IP Logged
Rachie
Seed
****
Posts: 3,280



Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #8 on: August 07, 2013, 10:01 PM »
Reply

Ernie as much as it pains me to say it is very dangerous. Just hope Andy starts well and does a proffesional job on serve, can't be hitting alot of short 2nd serves as they may be punished.
IP Logged
backhandslice
Seed
****
Posts: 4,379

Gender: Male
Location: Glasgow


You love my shenanigans. Admit it.

Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #9 on: August 07, 2013, 10:14 PM »
Reply

 I'm surprised Gangsta didn't open this thread Very Happy.      Tbh I'm not very confident with this match Frown
IP Logged
laundry
Top Seed
*****
Posts: 5,665

Gender: Male
Location: Lincolnshire


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #10 on: August 07, 2013, 10:26 PM »
Reply

Andy will beat Gulbis easily because he will be up for destroying him.
IP Logged
The Gnome
ATP Level
***
Posts: 2,680

Gender: Male
Location: Winchester, England


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #11 on: August 07, 2013, 10:32 PM »
Reply

To be fair though, it all depends on player mindsets when it comes to back to back masters, Andy might feel better off performing in Cincinatti than here, it's unrealistc to win both of them, so here he may just be looking for match practice or it could be the complete opposite and he goes for it, i expect he would be satisfied with a semi spot at the very minimum, although personally i hope he is in it to win it, i'd dearly love him to play Rafa in the final if that becomes a possibility, his semi might be the easiest match here he just needs to get there.

There is of course the bonus for getting most points in the American swing if he wins the USO but money isn't really his motivation so we shall wait and see.
IP Logged
dex
Futures Level
**
Posts: 648

Gender: Male
Location: Aberdeen


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #12 on: August 07, 2013, 10:39 PM »
Reply

I'm surprised Gangsta didn't open this thread Very Happy.      Tbh I'm not very confident with this match Frown

Why? Andy has a 5-0 H2H. And now he has a match behind him he should be fine. Just remember Andy is a two time Grand Slam winner!
IP Logged
caroline
ATP Level
***
Posts: 2,842

Gender: Female


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #13 on: August 07, 2013, 10:51 PM »
Reply

Andy and Colin just won there doubles match well done to them both
IP Logged
Mackem
Futures Level
**
Posts: 652

Gender: Male
Location: UK


Re: Rogers Cup R3: Murray vs Gulbis « Reply #14 on: August 07, 2013, 10:58 PM »
Reply

Andy will beat Gulbis easily because he will be up for destroying him.
Yup. Gulbis will self destruct I reckon.......very quickly
IP Logged
Pages: [1] 2 3 4 ... 32 Go Up Reply 
« previous next »