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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « on: January 29, 2006, 04:42 AM »
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Source: Sportinglife
Scottish teenager Andy Murray will play top seed and home favourite Ivan Ljubicic in the first round of the Zagreb indoor tournament, which starts tomorrow.
No matter how much we want to him to win, it is very unlikely for Andy to beat the top seed, a top 10 player and on a surface that has been specifically chosen to help the home players.
- Josh (mw member)


It is a tough draw for wild card Murray, beaten 6-1 6-3 6-3 by Argentine Juan Ignacio Chela in the first round on his debut in the Australian Open.

Croatian number one Ljubicic, who won two ATP titles in eight finals and finished in the top 10 for first time in 2005, has already won in Chennai this year and reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open before bowing out in five sets to eventual finalist Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus.

Ljubicic is a hero in his homeland after leading his country to its first-ever Davis Cup title, winning 11 of his 12 matches along the way - the best record since John McEnroe won 12 out of 12 in 1982 for the United States.

- Full Story (sportinglife.com)

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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #1 on: January 29, 2006, 08:21 AM »
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posting at  4:42 in the morning mark!
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #2 on: January 29, 2006, 11:02 AM »
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duh  stretcher Crazy Mark!
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #3 on: January 29, 2006, 02:08 PM »
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After midnight I go into productive mode, probably because there are less distractions Smile
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #4 on: January 29, 2006, 02:27 PM »
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i would normally be on here more after midnight also but not when i ahve to be up at 730 in the morning and never normally after about 230.430 is just ridiculous
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #5 on: January 29, 2006, 03:44 PM »
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Oh my, another tough, tough match for Andy.  However, it'll be yet another learning curve for him. Personally, I think this year will be more important in terms of the experience Andy builds up from his matches, rather than what the results say.  Every experience he has will help his future career.

As always, we wish you well Andy.... your time will come! goodjob
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #6 on: January 29, 2006, 11:07 PM »
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BBC have finally picked up the story
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #7 on: January 30, 2006, 11:32 PM »
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This is so unfair. poor andy. y should a wildcard entry have to face the top seed in the first round?
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Murray to face top seed Ljubicic « Reply #8 on: January 30, 2006, 11:47 PM »
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thats the luck of the draw unfortunately.andy has to work his way through these sort of things till he becomes one of the seeds and gets wildcards and qualifiers in the first rounds
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