Ross Andrew Hemphill

2017 Tennis Thread

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Here we are with the 2017 season just a few days away!

I begin this thread with the sad news that 2008 Roland Garros champion and former world number 1 Ana Ivanovic has retired from professional tennis with immediate effect. I wish her the best in the future...

Tennis is technically back tomorrow, with an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi. Most of the ATP top players are there competing, including our Andy!

Good luck to him and let's get this season started!! :yahoo:

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Federer won't be long to retire, one of my favourite players, shame Delpo is injured, hope he is okay for Wimbledon

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Nadal wins the Exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi against Goffin. Andy beat Milos Raonic in the 3rd place playoff.

 

 

SIR ANDY MURRAY FINALLY, TOOK LONG ENOUGH! 

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Djokovic survived a scare today in the first round of the Qatar Open. After being down 5-1 first set against Jan Lenard Struff, he fought back to take the match 7-6 6-3.

Murray plays R1 tomorrow against Jeremy Chardy, but lost in doubles today.

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Novak Djokovic beats Sir Andy Murray 6-3 5-7 6-4 in the Qatar open final

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Sir Andy Murray beats Illya Marchenko 7-5 7-6 (7/5) 6-2 in the 1st round of the Australian Open

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Dan Evans beats Facundo Bagnis 7-6 (10-8) 6-3 6-1 in the 1st round of the Australian Open

He faces Marin Cilic in round 2

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pleased Cilic beat Jerzy Janowicz, not keen on him

Edited by I remember Atlantic 252

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Just watching Marin Cilic v Dan Evans.

Dan going well after losing the first set.  Pulled back to one set each and now

Dan up a break in the 3rd.  Can he keep this up !?

B. :)

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Dan Evans wins 3rd set v Cilic leads 3-6 7-5 6-3

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Wow very well done Dan Evans, great win over the 7th seed Marin Cilic

Dan took the 4th set 6-3  :clap:

B. :)

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And Andy Murray takes the 1st set against A. Rublev (Russia)

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Its an easy win for Sir Andy Murray today beating the 19yr old Russian A. Rublev. 

6-3 6-0 6-2    :good:   1 hr 37 mins.

Only slight worry was that Murray turned his ankle early in the 3rd set. 

B. 

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Wow wild card Istomin puts out Djokovic in a marathon 5 set thriller !

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World No 117 knocks Novak out?!

:shok:

Edited by Summer Sun
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Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund both out

Johanna Konta is through to round 3 she will play Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday

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8 hours ago, Summer Sun said:

World No 117 knocks Novak out?!

:shok:

Horrid result!  my pick is Raonic to win the title, Murray likely to lose tomorrow, and big servers suck

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Top seed Andy Murray made short work of American Sam Querrey to reach the fourth round at the Australian Open.

He won 6-4 6-2 6-4 .

Murray, who hopes to finally win the title after finishing runner-up five times,

goes on to face Mischa Zverev (Ger.) the world number 50.

Well done Andy !  :clap:

* I slept through that one, but will now watch Dan Evans .. difficult match v B. Tomic (Aus)

B. :)

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Surprised but great result, just thinking of the Querrey match at Wimbledon, but that appears to be the end of Djokovic, at least dominating

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Yay, Dan Evans takes the first set 7-5.  Well done Dan !  

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Excellent Dan Evans .. he takes the 2nd set too in a tie-break.

Liking his play, loving his attitude. He wants it so much !

B :)

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Short rain delay Dan Evans muscles are tightening

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Dan Evans beats Bernard Tomic 7-5 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-3)

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6 minutes ago, Summer Sun said:

Dan Evans beats Bernard Tomic 7-5 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-3)

Super match from Dan.

Into the last 16 for the first time in his career and will play big J W Tsonga next !

B. :)

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