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Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « on: March 08, 2010, 10:18 PM »
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Wonder if Andy will come back for Turkey. It's not a tie GB can afford to lose.

Should bring Boggo back.
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Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010, 10:22 PM »
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Turkey have a guy on the verge of the top 100. Fortunately he looks crap on fast surfaces but so are our players and we play on it all of the time.
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Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010, 10:40 PM »
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This discussion about the LTa should probably go onto the LTA thread. Think



Turkey have a guy on the verge of the top 100. Fortunately he looks crap on fast surfaces but so are our players and we play on it all of the time.
That guy has lost to James Ward twice this year already. shades

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Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #3 on: March 08, 2010, 11:18 PM »
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Wonder if Andy will come back for Turkey. It's not a tie GB can afford to lose.
According to the Davis Cup website, the tie will  be played from 9-11 July, when Andy is likely to be in the UK.  It's a home match, so I think he could face damaging criticism if he tried to opt out of playing, even if it does come on top of Wimbledon.  That said, I reckon the chance to save GB from the ultimate humiliation of Zone III might probably prove too much of a temptation for him anyway.
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #4 on: March 12, 2010, 05:52 PM »
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I think that if the tie is at Wimbledon then Andy will play (barring injury).   Andy loves the crowd support which will be phenomenal especially if Andy has just won Wimbledon !   Turkey will be well roasted Very Happy
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #5 on: March 17, 2010, 07:05 PM »
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This will be on grass at Eastbourne and John Lloyd will probably be commentating if the BBC do decide to broadcast this.
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #6 on: May 26, 2010, 06:55 PM »
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if the BBC do decide to broadcast this.
They haven't and British Eurosport have instead. http://www.sportspromedia.com/deals/_a/eurosport_replaces_bbc_to_broadcast_davis_cup/
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #7 on: July 04, 2010, 11:58 PM »
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With Wimbledon over, I reckon it's time to revive this thread.

Wonder if Andy will come back for Turkey. It's not a tie GB can afford to lose.

Should bring Boggo back.
Andy made it plain before Wimbledon that he would not be available to play in this tie because he still maintains it's up to the other British players to take responsibility and prove themselves.

Leon Smith wanted Boggo to put himself forward for consideration, but Boggo went into a huff because he was again refused a wild card for Wimbledon and said that, as the LTA had cut his funding because they claimed he wasn't working hard enough, he wouldn't be available as he wanted to focus on improving his ranking and try to get into the top 100.  (Ranking at 5 July #172).

AEGON GB Davis Cup Team Captain, Leon Smith has announced a four man team and one reserve to take on Turkey in the Europe/Africa Zone Group II tie. The event takes place from 9-11 July 2010 on the grass courts of Devonshire Park, Eastbourne – home of the AEGON International

The team is made up of Jamie Baker, James Ward and doubles specialists Ken Skupski and Colin Fleming (pictured here in action for the GB team against Ukraine in 2009) with Alex Ward in reserve. All five players are members of Team AEGON, the top British players selected by the LTA to receive the highest level of coaching and support.

 The players have enjoyed a good grass-court season, especially at the AEGON International where Ward reached the quarter finals, knocking out a string of top players on the way. Skupski and Fleming enjoyed a great run to the final before narrowly missing out against the second seeds. The pair enjoyed another good result at Wimbledon the following week.

Smith is sure his team has what it takes to overcome Turkey in a match they must win to stay in the group, stating:

‘I am confident that this is a group of players which can win this tie.

‘They’ve all shown good form during the grass court season, and now the focus is on getting the result against Turkey.’


I hope Smith can succeed where Lloyd failed.  Also I notice The Sun online made slightly negative noises about Andy after he announced he wasn't going to play, and I'm wondering whether, in view of Andy's SF defeat, there will be any media backlash about his decision.
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #8 on: July 08, 2010, 01:58 PM »
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Baker opens up against Ergun Zorlu at noon tomorrow. Ward then follows against Ilhan.
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #9 on: July 08, 2010, 02:13 PM »
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BBC are covering it aren't they? Ooh just as I was getting bored of having no tennis to watch...
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #10 on: July 08, 2010, 02:19 PM »
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It's on Eurosport 2. The BBC are showing the British F1 GP and Scottish Open golf as well as the World Cup final.

Quotes from Baker's opponent:
I've played two times in England, 16&U Europeans in Hertfordshire, which was on green clay, but this is my first time on grass. I play full-time in Turkey, Futures events, National team events and Club championships. I've never played a five-set match professionally. I only know Jamie Baker's name, nothing about him.
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #11 on: July 08, 2010, 04:12 PM »
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I predict this will be ****. They should have Golding instead of Baker haha.
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #12 on: July 09, 2010, 01:26 PM »
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Baker leads 6-1 6-4 4-1. cmon yeah

cmon GB
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #13 on: July 09, 2010, 01:34 PM »
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Baker wins 6-1 6-4 6-1. yay clap
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Re: Davis Cup: GB v Turkey - July 2010 « Reply #14 on: July 09, 2010, 01:34 PM »
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Wow, I'm impressed lol  A DC match won without Murray!!
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