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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #195 on: August 31, 2011, 11:29 AM »
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Well if AFT is   Weedman  perhaps that's how he copes with the roller coaster ride!   Whistle

HA HA  Ruthie  had not thought of that!! roflmao
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #196 on: August 31, 2011, 11:33 AM »
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When Sampras won the USO in 90, his first slam, his parents were shopping in a department store. They happened to be in the TVs section just as Sampras was holding up the trophy.
wow didnt no that!! G.C.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #197 on: August 31, 2011, 11:36 AM »
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Alis: Andy does get preferential treatment at Wimbledon, never off Centre or 1, and that's only right and proper.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #198 on: August 31, 2011, 11:46 AM »
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Alis: Andy does get preferential treatment at Wimbledon, never off Centre or 1, and that's only right and proper.

He was on Court 2 at one stage this year - without Hawkeye.  Even Johnny Mac questioned the wisdom of that.  Did we see Nadal and Federer on Number 2 - I don't think so!
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #199 on: August 31, 2011, 11:56 AM »
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HA HA  Ruthie  had not thought of that!! roflmao
Perhaps he could pass some round to help the rest of us cope!  w00t
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #200 on: August 31, 2011, 12:33 PM »
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He was on Court 2 at one stage this year - without Hawkeye.  Even Johnny Mac questioned the wisdom of that.  Did we see Nadal and Federer on Number 2 - I don't think so!
Court 2 at Wimbledon does have Hawkeye (as well as court 3, I think). And also I can't remember Andy being put on there at Wimbledon. Think
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #201 on: August 31, 2011, 12:45 PM »
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I think he was on Court no 1 as opposed to Centre Court.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #202 on: August 31, 2011, 12:49 PM »
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I think he was on Court no 1 as opposed to Centre Court.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #203 on: August 31, 2011, 01:45 PM »
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He was on Court 2 at one stage this year - without Hawkeye.

no

Andy hasn't been on Court 2 at Wimbledon since defeating George Bastl in 2005.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #204 on: August 31, 2011, 02:02 PM »
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Andy hasn't been on Court 2 at Wimbledon since defeating George Bastl in 2005.

OK I may have been wrong about Hawkeye but Andy was definitely on Court 2 - I think in his second round match.  It was on a day that rain was forecast and no-one could understand the logic of putting him out there when his match could be interrupted.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #205 on: August 31, 2011, 02:08 PM »
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OK I may have been wrong about Hawkeye but Andy was definitely on Court 2 - I think in his second round match.  It was on a day that rain was forecast and no-one could understand the logic of putting him out there when his match could be interrupted.

That was Court 1, which has had Hawkeye since its introduction to Wimbledon in 2007.

As I said, Andy hasn't stepped foot outside CC or C1 since his R1 match in 2005.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #206 on: August 31, 2011, 02:20 PM »
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That was Court 1, which has had Hawkeye since its introduction to Wimbledon in 2007.

As I said, Andy hasn't stepped foot outside CC or C1 since his R1 match in 2005.

I'm sure you're wrong about that one SirP - I'd stake my house on it - off to find the evidence!

Just might have to eat humble pie on this one - can't find any evidence to support my argument so maybe just another senior moment!  Mind you I still stand by my assertion that the Wimby organisers don't do Andy any favours!
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #207 on: August 31, 2011, 02:32 PM »
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That was Court 1, which has had Hawkeye since its introduction to Wimbledon in 2007.

As I said, Andy hasn't stepped foot outside CC or C1 since his R1 match in 2005.
Was he on court 2 at Queens?
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #208 on: August 31, 2011, 03:12 PM »
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I'm sure you're wrong about that one SirP - I'd stake my house on it - off to find the evidence!

Just might have to eat humble pie on this one - can't find any evidence to support my argument so maybe just another senior moment!  Mind you I still stand by my assertion that the Wimby organisers don't do Andy any favours!
Though actually the fact everyone was so surprised indicates that they normally do put him on CC.  Not that I'm wanting to stick up for the Wimby authorities but that did seem like something of an aberration and them wanting to be seen to be bending over backwards not to favour Andy, which even Johnnie Mac said was silly or words to that effect.
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Re: Murray given tough but familiar draw « Reply #209 on: August 31, 2011, 03:27 PM »
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I'm sure you're wrong about that one SirP - I'd stake my house on it - off to find the evidence!

Just might have to eat humble pie on this one - can't find any evidence to support my argument so maybe just another senior moment!  Mind you I still stand by my assertion that the Wimby organisers don't do Andy any favours!

R1 - Gimeno-Traver - Centre Court (link)
R2 - Kamke - Court 1 (link)
R3 - Ljubicic - Centre Court (link)
R4 - Gasquet - Centre Court (link)
QF - Lopez - Centre Court (link)
SF - Nadal - Centre Court (link)

The Wimbledon schedulers gave Andy excellent treatment, with evening session matches against Gimeno-Traver, Kamke and Ljubicic to conserve energy for later rounds.

Was he on court 2 at Queens?

No chance, he would always be on centre court at Queens for singles.

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