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It's true. Nando's got among the most talented serves and forehands on the tour. He spent over 100 weeks in the top 10 in total from AO '09 onwards. AO '09 was his best slam, but his best stretch of results was the 2010 clay season where he reached Monte Carlo F, Rome SF, won Barcelona and reached the final of Nice (), with the only real dip being in Madrid. 2010 was also the only year he won more than one title (he won two ).
But after 2010, it all turned to shit. It started with the '11 San Jose final loss to the then-newcomer Raonic. I think he wasted 4 SPs in the first set TB. That loss marked the day I stopped being a big fan. I've never been the same towards him since then. Then he faced Raonic again the very next week in the first round of the next tournament and lost to him again. All the while, after the San Jose loss, he complained about Raonic's style of play (all serve) and said that it wasn't 'real tennis'. That lead to some ridicule.
He reached (and lost) 2 other finals in 2011 but it was a pretty shit year. 2012 was even worse (only one final), and 2013 is worse still. Even in his best seasons he was still quite inconsistent. His best results were good, but he had stretches for weeks where he'd play like crap, and the amount of matches he's lost while holding SPs, MPs or big leads is quite staggering. If he wasn't such a headcase, you could possibly have added another 50 or so career wins to his tally I reckon. Not to mention more titles. His record in finals is shocking.
Excuse the long post. I love to share my thoughts on Nando .
Last edited by JarodA; March 10th, 2013 at 04:29 AM.
I honestly think it boils down to confidence. For a man who looks like he has it all he certainly doesn't always carry himself like a man who believes he is a winner. Shame because after yesterday I only see him falling further down the rankings.
Sky actually showed Novak playing football shirtless today. Totally unheard of, usually they cut they second one of the guys removes a shirt
I used to find Novak hot, but I've gone off him. He was always pretty skinny but now he's like, emaciated. I like my men to have a torso like a man, not a boy with lots of body hair . Plus his face ain't all that . Just my opinion.
Last edited by JarodA; March 10th, 2013 at 05:27 PM.
Yep Djoko upper body needs some beef
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Some recent and maybe one old of Rafa
^Thanx 4 those
Still struggling 2 find new desert pix but scrounged up a few
Rafa after the Harrison match
Aderson & his wife find an oasisi
Isner on Instagram
Hard working Tommy Haas
Tomic with the shaved treasure trail
Last edited by tennis6; March 11th, 2013 at 02:43 AM.
Still have a few players 2 share from Delray
Here's Tim Smyczek's shirt change
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Last edited by tennis6; March 11th, 2013 at 03:08 AM.
Next up is 3 time Wimbledon finalist Horia Tecau...winner of the 2012 Australian Open mixed with Bethanie Mattock Sands
Last edited by tennis6; March 11th, 2013 at 03:15 AM.
That brings us 2 this years surprise runner up @ Delray who has since made an extremely early exit from IW
Edouard Roger Vasselin
Last but not least after 2 weeks is Misha Zverev who also made an early departure from IW
Last edited by tennis6; March 11th, 2013 at 03:29 AM.
I'd probably agree I'd like to see a bit more meat on Novak, but I just love his personality and think he is a lovely guy who is great with his fans which makes him so appealing. Also, the way his butt looks in those shorts is amazing. Not sure his shorter hair does him too many favours but he is still one of the hottest out there for me.
There are a lot to choose from though aren't there and every time you guys post some new pics I am left drooling.
Wickmayer has a stubbly, dark haired hottie in her corner? Can you magix up some pics of him tennis6? Preferably with his shirt off!
don't get me wrong, me too! His flexibility is pretty awesome too
Now, about Tsonga. His body is absolutely amazing and he could do all kinds of things with me. I wouldn't mind. Sweaty, smelly, I don't care.
Well this is the Belgian star's boyfriend...working on a name 4 him
also wanna re-affirm the fact thet tennis players r very skinny...the camera definitely adds lbs 2 their look...even players u think r heavy actually look much slimmer up close & in person...I often hear this mentioned from fans @ the tournaments
here's some nice belly shots of the players @ IW since so far the good shirtless px r few
Sam Querrey, James Blake, Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Lleyton Hewitt & Novak Djokovic
Last edited by tennis6; March 12th, 2013 at 03:09 PM.
As forecasted the weather has warmed up in the desert...the photo flood gates now seem 2b opened outta IW
Here's some Tommy Haas from several fans
Last edited by tennis6; March 13th, 2013 at 05:34 AM.
^musta been spam?
Here's Feliciano Lopez & Grigor Dimitrov from Indian Wells ( both seen sporting the new arm braces)
Last edited by tennis6; March 13th, 2013 at 04:17 PM.
The ripped 1s seem 2b slipping in the rankings...hmmm
More IW football
Can't believe you found that guy, he is hot.
The picture of Haas sat down perked me up right away, he is in amazing shape.
Andy Murray looks better than ever to me this week.
^ Yes...kinda surprised though @ the lack of sexy pix from Murray...hoipe that changes soon
Fernando said he was taking a flight 2 LA earlier this week...not real sure y
here r some shots of his brief trip 2 IW
Last edited by tennis6; March 14th, 2013 at 06:57 AM.
Great result for Rafa, definitely playing really well. They can make as many excuses as they want for Federer but you can tell when someone is hitting the ball well and moving comfortably. Nadal will have to play well against Berdych but as was said he's not got a great record against Rafa
Juan Martin . Now that's a class player. No excess bitchery when things aren't going well, no time-wasting OCD tactics, no snarling faces and over-the-top celebrations. He just gets on with the job in a professional and classy manner. Couldn't be happier at this result . Only thing you could fault him on is taking way too long to challenge, walking up to a mark, looking it over and then challenging. About 10 seconds too late .
Murray played badly though, in the last two sets. Haven't seen him that bad for a long time. But in the end the result counts only, so whatev .
Last edited by JarodA; March 15th, 2013 at 06:28 PM.
Jack Sock is certainly getting more attention!
Last edited by tennis6; March 15th, 2013 at 06:30 PM.
Wishing good luck 2 Rafa & Juan today...will b happy 4 either 2 get the title...also having probs uploading pix & had 2 use the basic uploader?
Pix from IW of Tipsarevic plus a couple vids where he's mentoring up & comer Devon Britton
Last edited by tennis6; March 17th, 2013 at 06:00 AM.
Vamos Juan Martin .
Rafa does have his good assets . Off-court I like him just fine. Rafa the tennis player is a totally different kettle of fish .
Sad for Del Potro . He had a great tourney though .
Amazing from Nadal, what a comeback. Good luck to everyone on clay, they are going to need it. Great to see Delpo playing well, it is great for the game even if he did beat Nole I can take it.
One more thing, just watched those videos of Janko and it left me thinking his girl is one lucky bitch. He looks like he'd go like a jack-hammer
quite simple, don't watch. every player has their habits and if people honestly can't see that it's great for tennis to have him back and what a huge achievement it was then i give up.
i can't stand federer but i still appreciate he is the GOAT and is great for the game.
Last edited by iloveryanandjake88; March 18th, 2013 at 02:12 PM.
The fact he's as tanned on his ass as the rest of his body makes it even better .
Last edited by JarodA; March 18th, 2013 at 04:27 PM.
Rafa is just so...Asstastic though!
These players also held up trophies last week although there was less falling & biting & ass picking @ their ceremonies lmao
Chase Buchanan - Doubles @ Sherbrooke with Austin Krajicek (Austin won singles & dubs)
Adrian Mannarino - Sarajevo Champion
Mirza Basic - Doubles @ Sarajevo with Tomislav Brkic
Phillip Petzschner - Doubles @ Dallas with Jurgen Melzer (Jurgen won singles & dubs)
Bryan brothers - Indian Wells
Last edited by tennis6; March 19th, 2013 at 04:00 AM.
Now b4 we head to the Miami heat (real hot hopefully!!!) here r some memories of a wonderful IW tournament
Rafael Nadal (take a break kid u deserve it!!!!), Fabio Fognini, Marcos Bagdhatis, Viktor Troicki & John Isner Y Ryan Harrison
Last edited by tennis6; March 19th, 2013 at 04:12 AM.
Some faces from the Sony Qualifying rds
Dimitry Tursunov, Bjorn Phau, Steve Darcis, Jack Sock & Sergiey Stakhovsky
Last edited by tennis6; March 19th, 2013 at 05:32 AM.
Sorry for the slightly over defensive remarks about Rafa
Last edited by tennis6; March 19th, 2013 at 04:33 PM.
Ginepri pops up and I think has made the main draw! How did that happen?!