~ TENNIS - Djokovic wins Rome Masters before Roland Garros with limited attendance ~

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Rafa and Nole easily through to the 3rd round in Rome after 1st round byes.

Gonna be interesting watching these two face each other without a crowd in Rome or at the French.
 

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Rafa and Nole easily through to the 3rd round in Rome after 1st round byes.

Gonna be interesting watching these two face each other without a crowd in Rome or at the French.
Also, interesting how Thiem handles recent success (and health). If he's at 100%, I might rule out him beating Rafa in Paris, but he could still end up picking up the top ranking.

Speaking of, never bothered lookin it up... what's with cancelled event points, say Djokovic's 2000 at Wimbledon?
 
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Also, interesting how Thiem handles recent success (and health). If he's at 100%, I might rule out him beating Rafa in Paris, but he could still end up picking up the top ranking.

Speaking of, never bothered lookin it up... what's with cancelled event points, say Djokovic's 2000 at Wimbledon?
No idea about how the points are gonna work.

Rafa just got done by Shwartzman
 

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No idea about how the points are gonna work.

Rafa just got done by Shwartzman
Schwartzman is an annoying little fucker (no disrespect) who gets under your skin. He's like a mini-Ferrer just has to be even more like a boar to compensate for his midget size (no disrespect #2). Good win, but Nadal can and will raise his game. Horrible performance by Djoko, except for the superb destroying of his racket.
 
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Schwartzman is an annoying little fucker (no disrespect) who gets under your skin. He's like a mini-Ferrer just has to be even more like a boar to compensate for his midget size (no disrespect #2). Good win, but Nadal can and will raise his game. Horrible performance by Djoko, except for the superb destroying of his racket.
Yeah I thought Rome was Rafa's for the taking. Make's the French interesting of Nole comes in fresh off a win in Rome.

it looks like there'll be some fans at the French. I actually would've liked to see them two battle it out with no fans, to see who is stronger mentally. How would Fed do with no-one cheering him on and booing his opponent?
 

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First time watching 21yo Casper Ruud, really like his big hitting style and huge forehand, he hit a 178km/h winner with that against Djokovic and while a set down, still has a chance here, and then on the rest of the clay season. Insert in for a Ruud awakening joke somewhere.
 
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This is typical of how the media slants shit against Djokovic

https://au.sports.yahoo.com/italian-open-2020-fans-erupt-fresh-novak-djokovic-drama-210035026.html

Disgusting': Tennis fans erupt over fresh Novak Djokovic drama

Only after 10 paragraphs do we see that the fans are actually disgusted over the way Djokovic was treated. If anyone stopped reading after the first 4 or 5 they'd have been left with the impression that fans were disgusted with Djokovic.



Dude's been dealing with this sort of shit his whole career.
 
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