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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

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    It seems Julien's game bothers Roger. How many journeymen have two wins against the Almighty One?
    Is Canas a journeyman?
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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    Julien played very well throughout. He did blink, twice, in getting broken back, but then went after it again.

    Rog was definitely in Shankerer form, which helped.
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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    Quote Originally Posted by munchin View Post
    Is Canas a journeyman?
    He has 7 titles, including a Masters, so I think he's above that status.

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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    Fed loses to Benneteau and Serena re-ascends to number one. This must may be the worst day in tennis history.
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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    SCHEDULE - SATURDAY, 16 FEBRUARY, 2013

    CENTRE COURT start 2:00 pm


    G Dimitrov (BUL) vs [2] J Del Potro (ARG)
    [1] M Granollers (ESP) / M Lopez (ESP) vs [3] R Lindstedt (SWE) / N Zimonjic (SRB)

    Not Before 7:30 PM
    J Benneteau (FRA) vs [5] G Simon (FRA)
    [4] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) vs [WC] T de Bakker (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED)
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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

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    Fed loses to Benneteau and Serena re-ascends to number one. This must may be the worst day in tennis history.
    Funny, it's one of the best for me

    *not the best since Rafa made me suffer with his tentative play.

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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Drop-shot View Post
    He has 7 titles, including a Masters, so I think he's above that status.
    Canas beat Fed in consecutive tournaments (Indian Wells and Miami 2007), but also in Toronto back in 2002. Canas actually won that tournament (very impressively, defeating, in order, 10th seed Federer, Srichaphan, 5th seed Kafelnikov,
    2nd seed Safin, 3rd seed Haas and 12th seed Roddick, losing only one set).

    Canas's career record was 252-195. Does being over .500 lift him above journeyman-ness? (Benneteau is below .500.)
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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    Quote Originally Posted by Martini4me View Post
    Canas beat Fed in consecutive tournaments (Indian Wells and Miami 2007), but also in Toronto back in 2002. Canas actually won that tournament (very impressively, defeating, in order, 10th seed Federer, Srichaphan, 5th seed Kafelnikov,
    2nd seed Safin, 3rd seed Haas and 12th seed Roddick, losing only one set).

    Canas's career record was 252-195. Does being over .500 lift him above journeyman-ness? (Benneteau is below .500.)
    And Benneteau hasn't won a single title in his career.

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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    If you can, tune in on the Dimitrov-Del Potro match. Entertaining stuff.

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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    SCHEDULE - SUNDAY, 17 FEBRUARY, 2013

    CENTRE COURT start 12:00 noon

    [3] R Lindstedt (SWE) / N Zimonjic (SRB)
    vs [WC] T de Bakker (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED)

    Not Before 2:30 PM
    J Benneteau (FRA) vs [2] J Del Potro (ARG)
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    Re: ATP 500 Rotterdam 2/11 - 2/17/2013

    RESULTS
    Friday

    Singles - Quarterfinals

    J Benneteau (FRA) d [1] R Federer (SUI) 63 75
    [2] J Del Potro (ARG) d J Nieminen (FIN) 63 64
    [5] G Simon (FRA) d M Klizan (SVK) 67(6) 63 30 ret. (cramping)
    G Dimitrov (BUL) d M Baghdatis (CYP) 67(4) 76(0) 63

    Doubles - Quarterfinals
    [1] M Granollers (ESP) / M Lopez (ESP) d J Knowle (AUT) / F Polasek (SVK) 62 64

    Saturday
    Singles - Semifinals

    [2] J Del Potro (ARG) d G Dimitrov (BUL) 64 64
    J Benneteau (FRA) d [5] G Simon (FRA) 64 76(2)

    Doubles - Semifinals

    [3] R Lindstedt (SWE) / N Zimonjic (SRB) d [1] M Granollers (ESP) / M Lopez (ESP) 62 76(10)
    [WC] T de Bakker (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED) d [4] M Fyrstenberg (POL) / M Matkowski (POL) 64 75

    Sunday
    Singles - Final

    [2] J Del Potro (ARG) d J Benneteau (FRA) 76(2) 63

    Doubles - Final

    [3] R Lindstedt (SWE) / N Zimonjic (SRB) d [WC] T de Bakker (NED) / J Huta Galung (NED) 57 63 10-8


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