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Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
This is the Canadian derby, hopefully many more to come
10-Aug-2013 06:31 AM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
I hope Pospisil can continue his fairy-tale run all the way to the final. Plus I don't want Raonic to succeed.
10-Aug-2013 06:44 AM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
Anything is Pospisil, but I think it'll be down to either Nole or Rafa to smite the ogre...
10-Aug-2013 06:55 AM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
They never played on the atp but their h2H is 3-1 for Popsicle. I really like his attitude and he is well rested now. These guys have been playing together since they were 5. But I would like Milos to have a chance for WTF , so I will go with Milos in straights.

10-Aug-2013 06:59 AM
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Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
The Canadian derby, who would've taught?
10-Aug-2013 07:24 AM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
I'll go Pospisil, who must be the underdog, but is the Cinderella story.
10-Aug-2013 07:41 AM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
Go Pospisil! Never has there been a bigger turn around against a player so quickly... The problem is that we all know Delpo would have givin him the point if the roles were reversed!
10-Aug-2013 10:21 AM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
(10-Aug-2013 10:21 AM)Riotbeard Wrote:  The problem is that we all know Delpo would have givin him the point if the roles were reversed!

You're right. In fact, I think most players would have, except Robin Soderling.
10-Aug-2013 12:44 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
Go go Pospisil. I thought the semi in colombia was a fluke but apparently not.
10-Aug-2013 12:50 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
(10-Aug-2013 06:55 AM)Kieran Wrote:  Anything is Pospisil, but I think it'll be down to either Nole or Rafa to smite the ogre...

I'm afraid you're right. The sad thing about this week is that Raonic has showed more decent baseline play/movement than at any point in his career and with the big serve he should end the popsicle run today.
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10-Aug-2013 01:28 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
Popsickle up a double break. Raonic is falling apart.
10-Aug-2013 03:29 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
Popsickle takes and starts producing really good tennis. Raonic really let him start finding his range. 17 UEs in the first set, 4 in the second.
10-Aug-2013 03:32 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
All right! Second set to Pospisil. I'm feeling good about his chances in the third.
10-Aug-2013 03:33 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
(10-Aug-2013 03:33 PM)tented Wrote:  All right! Second set to Pospisil. I'm feeling good about his chances in the third.

Agreed Popsickle is expected to lose, so less pressure. In classy fashion, Raonic is on a quite long bathroom break.
10-Aug-2013 03:37 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
(10-Aug-2013 03:37 PM)Riotbeard Wrote:  
(10-Aug-2013 03:33 PM)tented Wrote:  All right! Second set to Pospisil. I'm feeling good about his chances in the third.

Agreed Popsickle is expected to lose, so less pressure. In classy fashion, Raonic is on a quite long bathroom break.

Great point about less pressure. That will be a key factor.
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
More class from Milos. I wonder what he can do next?
10-Aug-2013 03:43 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
(10-Aug-2013 03:37 PM)Riotbeard Wrote:  
(10-Aug-2013 03:33 PM)tented Wrote:  All right! Second set to Pospisil. I'm feeling good about his chances in the third.

Agreed Popsickle is expected to lose, so less pressure. In classy fashion, Raonic is on a quite long bathroom break.

What's your read on the crowd? Do you think they're rooting more for one guy? They're both Canadian, so we know that's not an issue.
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
(10-Aug-2013 03:43 PM)DarthFed Wrote:  More class from Milos. I wonder what he can do next?

Let's not get overboard. Bathroom breaks are used by many players between sets, including Roger.
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
the crowd in Montreal is feeling Pospisil more than the perennially boring Raonic...
10-Aug-2013 04:15 PM
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RE: Roger's Cup SF: Pospisil - Raonic
I hope Vasek wins, because I like his variety and you can see he is a much complete player than Milos is.
and the Cinderella story is always something I am rooting for.
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