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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Zinedine Kilbane 110 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Sep 2020 at 8:16am
Originally posted by BrendanD88 BrendanD88 wrote:

Tbh that’s a pretty poor DQ! 

No more did he mean that. 

He didn’t mean it but loads of similar cases have all ended up the same -

Henman hit a ball girl at Wimbledon 
Shapolova gave the umpire a black eye during a Davis cup tie
Nalbandian kicked an advertisement board during the queens final and it fell onto one of the line judges 

He didn’t show up for the post match news conference which was very poor form.

Huge opportunity missed for him. Probably his best chance of another US open.
Next year he will be a year old and the younger players are getting better.

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Men’s Semi-Finals tonight : none of the big 3 since FO 2004 

Busta (20) v Zverev (5th)
Zverev was poor against Coric but I think he will win this.

The winner of the tournament will come from the bottom half 

Thiem (2) v Medvedev (3)
Thiem has been to 3 GS finals and has looked great all week. Medvedev got to the final last year and has not dropped a set yet.
I think it will be close but Thiem wins in 5 - mentally tougher.

Good to see a new GS winner - it’s been a long time coming. 


On the women’s it’s Osaka v Azarenka in the final tomorrow.

Azarenka beat Serena last night. I don’t think Serena will win another GS now. She is 39 in a few weeks and lost her last 4 GS finals in straight sets. She desperately wants #24 to equal the all time record.



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