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06/03/2021

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Kevin

1988 French Open final: Steffi v Zvereva. 6-0, 6-0.

Gary  Lee  Moser

2005 Masters Cup Semi-Final in Shanghai:

Roger Federer d. Gaston Gaudio 6-0, 6-0

Bettyjane

Why don't I remember either of these matches. I'm sure I watched them.

Gary  Lee  Moser

It just occurred to me that Federer's victory over Gaudio
was his match immediately preceding his loss to NALBANDIAN in the Final ---
where he famously came within 2 points of victory despite wearing a brace on his right ankle.

Hmmmm...

Gary  Lee  Moser

Whether he goes on to win or lose --- 3 tiebreakers against a non-entity like Koepfer.

WTfreakinF?

Gary  Lee  Moser

"Whether he goes on to win or lose"
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How short-sighted of me. Should have said "Whether he goes on to win, lose...or WITHDRAW".

[ Oh well, at least I'll get my $10 pre-tournament bet back! ]

Andy

Chrissie over Martina 6-0, 6-0 1981 Amelia Island (interestingly, Martina won 6-2, 6-0 at the same tourney in 1984 - part of Martina's 13 match winning streak in that period)

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