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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Sun 06 Jul 2008, 6:01 pm

NooxPhe2 wrote:
@Nf-Heartbreaker wrote:Nadal vs Rainer Schuetler.

Aiyah Nadal will win lah, Schuettler is old and will be outclassed. He's 32. HAHAHAHA.

GO MARAT!!!
Hey do you know Marat is a Muslim? HAHAHA.

Marat Muslim? are u sure?.. I though Dinara Safina is his sister..
Yes he is. Go and search ah. Very Happy
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Post by Nazrin on Sun 06 Jul 2008, 6:15 pm

Venus won GrandSlam Single

Serena and Venus won Grandslam Double..

How amazing is that? All happen in one day.
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Post by Nazrin on Sun 06 Jul 2008, 6:22 pm

My prediction

- Federer win Wimbledon again :)
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Sun 06 Jul 2008, 6:25 pm

No.
VAMOS NADAL!!
hehe.
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Post by Nazrin on Sun 06 Jul 2008, 7:14 pm

@Nf-Heartbreaker wrote:No.
VAMOS NADAL!!
hehe.

Nah, go federer eventhough I dont really like him..
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Post by Nazrin on Mon 07 Jul 2008, 12:09 am

OMG..

Rafa leading 2 set to ZERO..
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Post by Nazrin on Mon 07 Jul 2008, 2:36 am

I'm amaze with how Federer play.. Very Happy

Go ROGER!
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Post by kRiSHNa on Mon 07 Jul 2008, 8:52 am

woohoo!!! congratz Rafa!!! U finally did it!
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Mon 07 Jul 2008, 12:34 pm

YES! VAMOS RAFA!!!!!
sprity (cheering) sprity (cheering)
sprity (cheering)
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Post by Alan_Ariel on Mon 07 Jul 2008, 3:57 pm

oh, rafa won? well, congratulations.. Razz
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Mon 07 Jul 2008, 7:13 pm

YES HE WON!
AHAHAHAHAHA.
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Post by camomile on Tue 08 Jul 2008, 12:38 pm

Ops wrong thread....LOL

Nadal got knew injury....wont be competing in the next Cup
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Tue 08 Jul 2008, 4:14 pm

Yeah...what competition is that does anybody know?
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Post by Nazrin on Tue 08 Jul 2008, 4:51 pm

Olympics? Or US OPEN.. haha good US OPEN.. LOL..

I'm sad that Roger can't make 6 concecutive win in Wimbledon..

He deserved to make history Sad
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Fri 11 Jul 2008, 12:53 pm

Nadal also deserved to make history what.
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Post by Nazrin on Fri 11 Jul 2008, 1:10 pm

@Nf-Heartbreaker wrote:Nadal also deserved to make history what.


Not before Roger..
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Sat 12 Jul 2008, 1:55 pm

Roger already made history...by winning 5 Wimbledons in a row after Bjorn Borg.
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Post by Nazrin on Sun 13 Jul 2008, 9:30 am

@Nf-Heartbreaker wrote:Roger already made history...by winning 5 Wimbledons in a row after Bjorn Borg.

Well yeah, if he made it 6.. He'll be the second male player to win 6 concecutive Wimbledon champ.. Sad
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Post by dexter02 on Sun 13 Jul 2008, 9:47 am

i haven't seen the men's finals yet.

i tuned in on star sports last night but i only saw the women's finals, both singles and doubles.

wah!!!!!!
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Mon 14 Jul 2008, 6:20 pm

NooxPhe2 wrote:
@Nf-Heartbreaker wrote:Roger already made history...by winning 5 Wimbledons in a row after Bjorn Borg.

Well yeah, if he made it 6.. He'll be the second male player to win 6 concecutive Wimbledon champ.. Sad

Nadal will be the second player after Borg to win RG and Wimby in the same year Very Happy
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Fri 18 Jul 2008, 12:59 pm

this thread is dead...nooooooo.
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Post by Nazrin on Sat 19 Jul 2008, 12:13 am

When olympic sure active again :)
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Sun 20 Jul 2008, 10:18 pm

cant wait for that=]
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Fri 25 Jul 2008, 12:31 pm

OMG FEDERER BEATEN! FEDERER BEATEN BY GILLES SIMON! AHAHAHAHAHA!
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Post by Nazrin on Sat 26 Jul 2008, 12:19 am

Roger pretty struggling with his game this year..

so good luck next time roger
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Thu 31 Jul 2008, 7:50 pm

NOVAK NOVAK NOVAK NOVAK
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Post by Nazrin on Fri 01 Aug 2008, 11:49 am

Tennis: World number one Federer beaten in Cincinnati

Posted: 01 August 2008 0509 hrs






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Roger Federer




































CINCINNATI, Ohio: Roger Federer was upset in the third round of
the ATP Cincinnati Masters on Thursday, meaning Rafael Nadal can
capture the world number one ranking by winning the tournament.

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic defeated Federer 7-6 (8/6), 4-6, 7-6 (5/7) and
that means Spaniard Nadal can overtake the Swiss star and top the ATP
rankings for the first time with a triumph in Sunday's final.

Nadal, who defeated Federer in an epic Wimbledon final earlier in the
month, was set to face Germany's Tommy Haas in a later third-round
match.

Federer has owned the top ranking for 235 weeks but could surrender the
spot after losing to the big-serving Croatian giant in a match where
his service was never broken.

"It's disappointing, losing without getting broken, but it's not the
first player it has happened to, especially to a guy like Ivo," Federer
said. "He served really well, so it was always going to be a hard
match."

"There's always danger in tough matches against Ivo. I knew that from the start."


Federer said he did not care whether or not Nadal won the event to take
the top ranking spot from him but was going to focus on the Olympics
and US Open.

"So far it's OK," Federer said. "I guess I'll analyse and assess my
game after the US Open. For the moment it's just all a blur. I mean,
it's so many tournaments in a row, big tournaments in a row, it's hard.


"It's a tough trip we've got up in front of us now, going back to China and coming back to the Open.


"I'm looking forward for the next two tournaments. Those are really the
ones that can make this season from a good one to a great one again. I
hope I can manage to pull off something in the next couple of weeks."

Federer was using the tournament as a tune-up for the Olympics and the
US Open, but the defeat was a setback in a month of setbacks that also
saw him make an early exit last week in Canada.

"I don't know what to take out of this match," Federer said. "There's
always going to be a nothing match, these type of matches. What are you
going to do? I just tried to serve well.

"It wasn't an Olympics or a US Open, so I can live with that."


The match turned on a few points in the tie-breaker, Federer failing to convert when it mattered most.


"Maybe I got a little bit unlucky on a couple but he definitely served
well. In the last tiebreaker when I had three chances on second serves
I wasn't able to get one when I really needed to be on even terms with
him," Federer said.


"I guess that cost me the match, which is hard to accept."


Federer blamed some of his performance on a lack of practice time
because of so many major tournaments in a row following the Wimbledon
finals run with Nadal.


"He's doing well and I have done well in the past as well," Federer
said. "This year was hard I guess with the start of the year. But
nevertheless, I still think it's been a good year. I just hope I can
show it now at the Olympics and the US Open."


Novak Djokovic and Ernests Gulbis set up their second battle in as many months by reaching the quarter-finals.


Third seed Djokovic, riding his best run of form in the steamy
American Midwest, swamped his second straight Italian opponent as he
crushed Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-2 a day after beating Simone Bolelli in
two tie-breakers.


Serbian Djokovic, 21, and Latvian teenager Gulbis hung out as kids
when they attended the tennis academy of Niki Pilic in Munich, with
Djokovic always refraining at elaborating on any of their off-court
adventures.


Gulbis reproduced his French Open form over luckless James Blake,
sending the veteran US seventh seed down to a 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 upset.


"I haven't played against top 10 players so much in my career, so
beating one of them gives me more confidence," said the world number
53, who still seeks his first career ATP final.


"I knew that he's a tougher opponent on hard court than he is on
clay, so I was a little bit nervous, but as the match went on I played
pretty well in the beginning, though I lost my concentration in the
second set." - AFP/de

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What have happen to you ROGER! come on !!
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Post by Nazrin on Fri 29 Aug 2008, 8:31 pm

Yay! Ana Ivanovic is out from the US Open!

What a waste.. she withdraw in the Olympic.. and lost her crown this year..
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Sat 08 Nov 2008, 1:35 pm

This thread is so DEAD!
cannot cannot!
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Post by Nazrin on Sat 08 Nov 2008, 3:17 pm

Woaho.. what happen to Ana Ivanovic?..

Poor Serena, she is injured again and needs to withdrawn from Doha ( I think )..

But I'm happy.. Venus make it.. I really hope Venus will win...
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Post by Nf-Heartbreaker on Mon 10 Nov 2008, 1:01 pm

YUP.
Venus beat Zvonereva in the final.
You happy now? LOL.
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Post by Nazrin on Mon 10 Nov 2008, 1:56 pm

@Nf-Heartbreaker wrote:YUP.
Venus beat Zvonereva in the final.
You happy now? LOL.

Woohoo, really?.. I don't watchi t.. Zzz.. Not really aired in here.. >.<.. but I don't know..

Anyway!! My Idol Win.. hahahahahahah yessss!! sprity (cheering) sprity (cheering) sprity (cheering) sprity (cheering)
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Post by Nazrin on Sat 24 Jan 2009, 9:52 am

Jelena Dokic the former no.4 player is making a comeback..

Ah!.. she is through to the 4th round ( If i'm not wrong ).

Go Dokic Go!
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Post by Nazrin on Sat 24 Jan 2009, 7:18 pm

I really hope Rafa and Federer won't make it to the semi's..

hahahahahahha :)
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Post by Nazrin on Tue 27 Jan 2009, 7:37 pm

Russian
Dinara Safina has advanced to the semifinals of Australian Open 2009,
defeating Australia’s Jelena Dokic in a women’s singles quarterfinal
played in warm conditions at Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday night.

The third-seeded Safina, the runner-up at the 2008 French Open, won 6-4 4-6 6-4 in two hours and 17 minutes. Dokic
dropped her serve in the first game of the match only to break Safina
in the sixth game to level the score at 3-3 in the opening set. The
Australian then held in a game that went to deuce three times to take a
4-3 lead, prevailing despite her shaky first serve, which hovered below
50 per cent for the bulk of the opening set.

A string of errors
from the Australian saw Safina break for a 5-4 advantage, and the
Russian closed out the opening set 6-4 in 36 minutes, with Safina
winning 11 of 14 points when she landed her first serve, and Dokic
making 18 unforced errors to Safina’s 11. Both players were
troubled in their opening service games of the second set, but while
Dokic was able to hold, Safina faltered, spraying a succession of
groundstrokes to gift the Australian a 2-0 lead. Dokic then held after
a marathon game that saw the score at deuce on five different
occasions, but then handed her early service break back to Safina in
the fifth game after saving three break points from 0-40 down. An
avalanche of unforced errors – Dokic made 14 in the first five games of
the second set alone – continued to plague the Australian. Dokic
then broke Safina’s serve again for a 4-2 advantage, the Russian’s
first serve percentage plummeting to 44 per cent, before squandering a
chance to win the second set when serving for it at 5-3, winning just
one point as Safina unleashed a series of stinging backhands. The
Russian’s revival was brief; Safina smashed her racquet in frustration
after serving three double faults in the 10th game to hand Dokic a set
point, and then added another to hand the Australian the second frame
6-4 in 46 minutes. Safina served eight double faults – and just one ace
– in the set. Local hearts sank when Dokic dropped her opening
service game of the final set. Safina consolidated on the break for a
2-0 lead after surviving numerous break points, with the first two
games of the final stanza lasting 15 minutes. Dokic squandered a golden
opportunity to break back in the sixth game with an errant backhand on
break point, but made up for it two games later, getting the set back
on serve at 4-4 with a crunching backhand winner on her fourth break
point opportunity of the set.

Dokic was immediately down 15-40
on her next service game, and after she recovered to force deuce, her
52nd unforced error of the match on a wide backhand handed Safina the
crucial break for 5-4. The third seed then served out the match,
advancing to play compatriot Vera Zvonareva in the semifinals on
Thursday. Zvonareva, the seventh seed, demolished France’s Marion
Bartoli 6-3 6-0 earlier on Tuesday.

Quick factsDokic made 54 unforced errors to Safina’s 36Safina
served five aces and 11 double faults, eight of which came in the
second set, while Dokic had four aces and eight double faultsDokic hit 29 winners, while Safina had 23Safina converted six of her 19 break point opportunities, while Dokic capitalised on five of her 12 break point chances
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