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The Other British Men

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Tursunov saves a set point. Has had four game points and double faulted twice in this game. Deuce.

5-5.

Another set point for Dan.

Takes it! Into a 5th.

Wow that was almost from nothing. Tursunov up 30-15, looking fine. I missed that point but Dan hit a good return at 30-30 and Tursunov just looked at it as it bounced past him.. I think he was wrong-footed, it wasn't a blistering shot. Then he hit an UE on set point.

[ Last edit by TheMadHatter April 05, 2013, 05:35 PM ] IP Logged
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holds then breaks for set 2 sets each- into a decider we go
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Ach, Tursunov responds well and breaks to 15 at the start of the 5th.

Has two break-back points but can't take advantage.
[ Last edit by TheMadHatter April 05, 2013, 05:40 PM ] IP Logged
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Wow, had to go and do stuff, and thought this would all be over. Come on Dan!
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5-3 come on dans Very Happy

 5-4 now, needs to break
[ Last edit by CoolDude April 05, 2013, 06:09 PM ] IP Logged
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Steven ‏@GBtennis 1m
Great effort from @Evo151216 but it's not to be - Tursunov wins 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 5-7 6-4 #GBvRUS

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Evans takes the tie-break to level it up.

He really does play above himself in these ties. Why does he lack the same self-belief on the tour?

What Dan says:

Barry Flatman ‏@Barry_FlatmanST 12m
Dan Evans reveals why he doesn't replicate Davis Cup form every week. "I don't work & train hard enough. I get distracted." Regretable

Painfully honest.

James Ward just taken 1st set v Donskoy 6-4
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Very quiet here today, but James Ward now with two set lead.

Come on Wardy!
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Ward broke in the first game of every set, and has only been broken once (in the second set, before he promptly broke straight back). Very impressive stuff against the player who blew Murray off the court for a set in Indian Wells.

Typically as I say that Donskoy breaks back in the third. Time to see Ward's resolve. He showed plenty of it at Wimbledon last year. Big set this.

Donskoy takes it 7-5.
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i must say this is crazy 8 hours of tennis, I think im in tennis haven, now wheres that 99-101 5th set?
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Ward 5-4 up in the 5th, on serve. Wish I could watch this, but the official LTA link plays for about 30s before buffering eternally (and on refresh goes back to 30-15 4-4 every time.. bizarre) and there doesn't appear to be any other streams like there was for Evans' match.
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Ward 5-4 up in the 5th, on serve. Wish I could watch this, but the official LTA link plays for about 30s before buffering eternally (and on refresh goes back to 30-15 4-4 every time.. bizarre) and there doesn't appear to be any other streams like there was for Evans' match.
works fine for me :O
well freezes then i have to refresh every hour :P
anyway try waiting for 5 mins then refresh
James holds 6-5 Smile
[ Last edit by CoolDude April 05, 2013, 10:15 PM ] IP Logged
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Broken at 6-6. Frown

It really is the British way isn't it? Perennial losers, always trying hard, pushing the better player close but ultimately coming up short. Thank god for Murray bucking the trend.
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7-6
who knows what could happen, not all over yet
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sadly James lost 8-6 oh well Frown
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