Nadal Dominates Djokovic To Reach Madrid Final Against Thiem
by Sean Randall | May 13th, 2017, 6:20 pm
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Rafael Nadal picked up, on paper at least, his best win of the 2017 season, crushing his rival Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals today at the Madrid Masters.

“I think I played a really good first set. The second set I was a little bit more nervous. I played a little bit shorter. I think then the match was more even. Finally I managed to win it. It’s a very important victory. It gives me the possibility to play another final and to continue in a positive line. I am happy the way I played today, being able to make it to the final once again. I’ll try to be 100% and ready for tomorrow’s match.”

Nadal looked his vintage self, dominating Djokovic off the ground and even, at times, with his serve to earn his first Top 3 win since beating Andy Murray to in Monte Carlo last year.

Nadal broke Djokovic early in both sets, and fought off a late push from the Serb to clinch the win. Nadal finished with 20 winners (7 from the backhand) to 17 unforced. Djokovic was 17 to 24, and really struggled on the day with his serve winning just 56% on first serve and only 41% on second. That’s not going to beat many people, especially not Nadal on clay!

“I tried my best. It wasn’t a very high quality of tennis from my side. I made a lot of unforced errors, especially in the first set, said Djokovic, “I felt like I was playing well throughout the week. I could have played better today. But, again, I just had an opponent that was too good. It’s just one of these days where your opponent is playing better than you, and you have to be able to say ‘congratulations’ and move on.”

Rafa had lost seven straight matches and 15 straight sets to Djokovic since the 2014 French Open final. But it was their first meeting since 2016 Rome and Djokovic is a much different player these days. Gone is the coaching camp, gone is the hardened game and gone is the fear factor. Djokovic once again appeared weary and out-of-sorts during the contest, though a lot of that had to do with Nadal’s ferocious power. And again, that Rafa backhand was just nasty.

It was their 50th meeting and while Nadal stopped the slide, Djokovic is still ahead 26-24.

“Rafa was obviously a better player today. He deserved to win. He was controlling the game from beginning to the end,” said Djokovic. “His quality was very high and he managed to do whatever he wanted, especially in the first set. He did get the better of me in most of the stats today, most of the shots.”

Djokovic had won the title a year ago, so unable to defend his title his ranking points continue to erode. And the questions mount. What’s wrong with the guy who dominated the sport just a year ago, now hasn’t even been to a final in four months (last 5 events).

“It was really good to play in the semifinals of a big event and to play against one of my top rivals. I haven’t had that feeling in months, so it’s great to feel that,” said Djokovic. “It was a positive week and a positive experience. I take more positives than negatives going into next week in Rome. As I go along, I hope to continue getting better and getting stronger.”

In the final, Nadal meets Dominic Thiem who ousted Pablo Cuevas 6-4, 6-4 in a match that ended a few minutes past midnight (bad scheduling!). Thiem beat Nadal on clay (South American clay) last year and is a workhorse, but the odds are stacked he can topple Nadal.

“What’s important to me is to make it to another final,” said Nadal. “As time goes by, what is important is the titles, not the opponents that you have beaten. It’s just the titles that you have won. It’s true that some matches are more important than others. But I’m just here to try to make it the best possible way, to play my best tennis, and of course to beat an opponent such as Novak, it gives you a lot of confidence. It shows you you’re working in the right way.”

I think Thiem will give Nadal his toughest test of the week and I wouldn’t be stunned by an upset – Nadal doesn’t play his best in Madrid. But Nadal’s on that roll again and I think that continues.

“I feel great. It means a lot to play my first final at this level. These tournaments are so strong, so it’s amazing for me to go that far. I’m very happy at the moment,” said Thiem. “I will give everything tomorrow and hope I can play a good final.”

The final is on at noon ET. Nadal goes for his 4th Madrid title while Thiem, who saved five MPs against Dimitrov earlier in the week, eyes the biggest win of his career in his first Masters final.


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100 Comments for Nadal Dominates Djokovic To Reach Madrid Final Against Thiem

Wog Boy Says:

Congrats to Rafa, but I don’t know really how much pleasure he can take out of this win, he beat good top 20 player.
As for Nole, there is no way back for him, there is absolutely nothing in his behavior nor game to suggest otherwise.
Going going gone…


Humble Rafa Says:

I am already a goat’er player than Mr. No Personality Pete. It is just a question of formality now.


Wog Boy Says:

Now Rafa go and make trifecta in Paris: MC, Barcelona and Paris, la decima!


Michael Says:

The precipitious slide of Novak is just inexplicable. Why and how did this happen ? Isn’t he focusing more on the sport and training hard as he did in his period of dominance ? Is the burden of being a Father (twice now) weighing on him ? He was looking totally out of sorts against Rafa, a player he intimidated through his game and dominated like no other. Was Rafa too good or it is just an outcome of Novak playing sloppy tennis ?


gonzalowski Says:

Nadal goes for the 5th Madrid,(4th on clay), isn’t it?


Jack Lewis Says:

Novak played terribly, the drop shots were awful, the volleys when he went to the net were so weak. He just doesn’t look like he wants to fight or really run for balls. If you don’t want to compete stay at home. Rafa was solid but nothing exceptional was required to win today.


skeezer Says:

This just further proves no player had “ownage” over another. What goes around can come around baby.


AndyMira Says:

@gonzalowski…Just 3rd on clay..


Truth Says:

No ownage? Like Roddick bowing down at his daddy Fed? Nice try.

Djoker doesn’t care and has mental illness. He acted like this back in 2012 too. No surprise.


Betterer Says:

2017 – Year of reversals in H2H. First Roger over Rafa. Now, Rafa over Nole. Now waiting eagerly for next Roger vs Nole match…


Van Persie Says:

^ Rafa is still leading over Roger, as far as I know. No reversal there yet. Roger could make it over Nole though


Van Persie Says:

^ 23 Rafa vs 14 Roger. Rafa still owns Roger


Van Persie Says:

WB,

Nole’s body language was terrible. He might better take a break and decie, if he wants to embarras him further.


Van Persie Says:

^ embarrass himself


Willow Says:

Michael it was a bit of both ….


Van Persie Says:

About Rafa: he is not in that form from 2013, but he is much better than he was in 2015. He showed signs of improvement in 2016 already, I would say. He played very good this week, except against Fogna, but it is normal. Nobody can be completely focused in all the matches at a tournament. He’s big fave for FO.


Van Persie Says:

Even if I am a bit disappointed about Nole atm, have to admit, he was not as worse as he was in that WTF final against Andy.


Van Persie Says:

P.S. he wss very weak on BH and Rafa used this very well in his advantage.


gonzalowski Says:

Corretja said, asked about some Djokovic’s weakness, that Nole moves himself worse towards his right side, and don’t slide over the clay to this side as a spacialist. Maybe Rafa’s BH makes harm because of this.

This Pepe is from La Rioja, the Land of Wine in Spain, I never thought a millenial guru could come from this land (wine, chorizo, farming… dumb prejudice :)

Rafa was on madrid open in:
2005 Ljubicic (fast)
2010 Federer
2013 Wawa
2014 Nishikori
I remember the ones against Fed and Nishi (and Ljubicic) very tight victories.


gonzalowski Says:

specialist


Milos Says:

Just watched the highlights, 2nd set seemed tight, with some good tennis. Nole seems to be coming back. And to all those people speaking how Nole should quit – stop giving advice about something you have no idea about. If you knew something about tennis we would probably be watching you, and not current Top 10 players.


skeezer Says:

VP,
Re; ownage. I meant currently. Fed has beaten Rafa multiple times in a row this year, Rafa is easily handling Novak atm. You cannot say nowadays that one player owns another. One has to be careful with their exhuberance about their player. Its a fan thing. Players are going for titles and slams, not ownage.


Margot Says:

Obviously Nole was poor in the first set but I put that down to Kei withdrawing and not being match ready, but in the 2nd he played some of those fab shots into the far base line corners and it looked like “Old Nole” was back. Unfortunately “New Nole” had other ideas, but I agree with Milos.
I like Edberg for Nole, as volleying is one area he could improve, or possibly Norman could be prised away from Stan?
No, scrub that, I’d like either of those for Andy ;) Not keen on Lendl, never have been.


Wog Boy Says:

@Milos,

“Covek je puko ko zvecka, puko je u glavi, samo budala ili isprani fanatic mozak to ne vidi.”
Nole is the mess, mess in the head.


Wog Boy Says:

No good coach is going to touch him, and let Pepe sitting next to them in the players box.
I just read his interview, he is in denial, saying that he fired everybody because he felt like needed new beginning, who on earth is changing winning team or why would you change something that is not broken , it wasn’t their fault change of his attitude and mess in his head caused by vegan diet, hugging people, tutting away and other BS. He should be ashamed of indirectly shifting the blame for him underperforming on his team that brought him all success and records. It was pathetic watching those two idiots in his box during Madrid, and if you think carefully you will realize that his team fired him before that creep was sbout to renter players box. At the end he said he believes he can defrnd his FO, really, with that attitude and game, in your dreams Nole, sweet dreams organized by your great team, Pepe and Marko, good luck with that, you can fool some people some time, but you can’t fool all the people all the time.


Wog Boy Says:

This is proper quote I was in a hurry and pissed off:

“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”
Abraham Lincoln

At thie present Nole is fooling himself and very minority of his fans, fact. Just read and listen the comments of his fans in his native Serbia and all over the world.


Lylenubbins Says:

A lot of things need to be right to be a no 1 player, it’s very special, and Nole currently doesn’t have them


Van Persie Says:

Skeezer,

Rafa dominated Roger for a decade. A quarter of a season will not change that.

Milos,

Nole can’t handle rallies with his current form. He’s worse than Fed at 35 at the moment when it comes to that. Do not what to think about, how he will handle best of 5.


Van Persie Says:

Margot,

Agree, Nole made some beautiful shots, but Dustin Brown can also do that, even better.


Milos Says:

It is clear that Novak is trying to help his brother, who was in deep depression for not having any success in tennis despite devoting his life to it. I remember seeing a photo of Novak, his brother and Caroline Wozniacki who was number 1 at the time. How depressing is that? Deep depression is serious stuff, potentially leading to suicide etc. So, in a way, Pepe Imaz did save Novak’s brother life (although I personally don’t like his methods, and would never go to him for help).

So I am hoping that Novak’s brother will become better, and that he will become independent and strong young man, since he certainly has potential to be one. And kudos for Novak for putting his carrier on the back-burner, and for deciding to help his brother and his family. He probably feels it is partially his fault (but it isn’t).

@Wog Boy: “…samo budala i isprani mozak…” what’s with the passive aggressive style of writing :P


Wog Boy Says:

This, what Marko said, basicly making Nole feel guilty for him going to depression, which btw was never diagnosed nor he asked for the help he should ask, specialists! He even said that he wasn’t loved by his parents, making Nole feel even more guilty, young 20 years old who had everything on the plate and loads of money:

http://www.telegraf.rs/english/2478650-lifetime-confession-of-novak-djokovics-brother-i-had-no-life-i-had-no-friends-and-then-he-appeared-video


Van Persie Says:

Milos,

Agree with you. It is very nice from Nole to sacrifice some of his dreams for his brother. But this is not a methode. He might end getting same depressed as Marko.


Wog Boy Says:

@Wog Boy: “…samo budala i isprani mozak…” what’s with the passive aggressive style of writing :P

Not at all, I don’t do anything passive or active, pardon me, agressive, I cal a spade a spade, that’s me.


skeezer Says:

VP,
Obviously you don’t understand the statement. Moving on…


Milos Says:

It is interesting that this pattern with successful/much less successful sibling is not uncommon. Like Madonna, Sting, Julia Roberts, and now Djokovic … And it is interesting how often the choice of the stronger one is to leave weaker behind. I guess it’s in human nature, choosing “easier” path.


Wog Boy Says:

VP,
Marko himself diagnosed himself with depression not a specialist, enough said.
What I can’t believe, that such a smart man like Nole never ever addressed the problem with in himself, in every interview he gave since his free fall started it something else that is causing him to underperform. This last one that just read on RTS site, state TV in Serbia is worse by far because, as I said if you read between the lines, he is blaming his former team for results. It must be in english since he gave it to AP, no point giving you Serbian version.


Wog Boy Says:

VP,

BTW,
That Romanian singer at Eurovison is hooooooot:)


Wog Boy Says:

I would really like for Boris to speak out, and I mean it and he will, since now he has to protect his credibility, I can’t wait.


Michael Says:

Willow,

Thanks. It is lack of confidence that is hurting Novak. He is today struggling along with Andy to even reach the late stages of tournaments and the dip in the form of two Two players simultaneously is what it makes this slide to the Abyss more inteiguing. They have to rediscover the rhythm and gather confidence to return to their own selves. Not an easy task, but possible considering their huge potential. Meanwhile,it is not surprising to see Rafa dominate on clay. But the outlier here is Roger who is yet again producing his magical Tennis and mesmerising everyone leaving his critics who prematurely wrote his obituary stunned. Roger took a great decision not to play on Clay and for sure this would improve his chances at Wimbledon being fresh and rejunevated. Who knows, may be 19 is round the corner anytime soon !!


Michael Says:

Wog boy,

I agree that Novak making his long time coach and team as scapegoat for his poor run is a horrible decision which he should have avoided. But then desperate people adopt desperate means. A player who dominated the sport so much will definitely not feel fine going down to second rung players and that too at his prime. More than Novak, Andy has more reasons to worry.


Wog Boy Says:

Michael,

Good to read you again, if you are the same Michael, I get your point, but Nole is not handling things well, he is ill advised or stubborn, most likely both. I wouldn’t have a problem if he, after he won FO said ok, now I am going to relax and have fun don’t expet big results from me or I have the other things to deal with and my career will be on hold, I would’ve been perfectly happy fan and why not? It just appears that he is looking for the reasons of his bad form at the wrong place.
Andy on the other hand recognized after he lost in Madrid that he has a problem, and it’s a time to start to worry about his form and results so he has to address the problem, at least that’s what I read in his translated interview after Madrid loss.


Van Persie Says:

WB,

Lol. Do not follow Eurovision since years. Searched now on Youtube the song from 2017. Only good thing was the hot lady.

If you wanna have a good laugh, search for the song from 2013. It’s beyound hilarious


Wog Boy Says:

One more thing, even his sponsors are leaving him, if you noticed Peugeot didn’t renew sponsorship with him, no more Peugeot name on his sleeve.
He is in no position to negotiate any good sponsorship, and those selfish people around him all but killed the goose that was laying golden eggs for them, parasites.


Wog Boy Says:

VP,
I don’t follow it either, but my wife does, I was asleep in the living room this evening and it was on TV, because of time difference it was showed tonight, I could hear yodeling, opened my eyes and kept them open all the time (sight to behold), my wife looked at me and said, “you know when to wake up, don’t you”, she always makes her point in short sentences:)
I’ll check that song now.


Wog Boy Says:

I’ve seen it, good Lord, what was that😱


Van Persie Says:

^^ I asked myself the same. Was something unbelievable. Lol


Willow Says:

Michael the thing that gets irritating, is people assuming that Novak can only be beaten, because he is the one thats playing poorly, instead of thinking that maybe just maybe its possible, that other player are actually just better than he is on the day, while im happy Rafas having a resurgence of late, im certainly not arrogant enough just to expect him to win everything outright, and theres still alot of tennis to be played this year, and i think Novak may bounce back on the HC, but im glad this season is becoming well contested, rather than everyone becoming Novaks play things which i admired but got tired of, and i also hope Andy will put up a good showing come the grass court season which really suit his game style ….


Margot Says:

Milos: Apparently Judy Murray took Jamie aside and said, words to the effect, that he’d never make it as a singles player but could make it as a good doubles player.
Harsh, but it seems to have worked! As Jamie is the older brother too, it would have been horrible to have a career never being as good as Andy.
Of course the Zverevs are in that position.
Thought ARV was gonna do us all a favour and take out lofty in two, but alas, no. Someone, please make him go away….sob


J-Kath Says:

Margot @ 6.46am

I’m going to set aside all my medical suspicions re. Andy and cross all my digits and limbs in the hope that Lendal is able to light the flame once again and inspire Andy…..hope Andy’s cri de coeur is answered in the flesh and not by telephone.

VP’s response @8.46 “Agree, Nole made some beautiful shots, but Dustin Brown can also do that, even better.”

Gave me a chuckle.


Old School Says:

RF & RN are gifted and enhanced, new chemistry is undetectable by existing methods. ND might be under scrutiny & observation from domestic, can’t indulge in enhancements now. His edge is gone w/o it. He hates getting his ass kicked, when things settle and guided by AA he might be back. He’s playing now from memory, every phase about 80% of what it was. Even depth on service return 80% of usual depth and velocity. Hope he avoids the Tiger Woods syndrome, private life becomes public the super ego gets pierced.


Margot Says:

Kath: Lendl was scheduled to turn up a week before RG anyway. Don’t think it’s a “cri de coeur” as such. Still think this lethargy is down to injury/shingles, especially shingles which apparently can lay you low for months.
Dearie me, do hope the MAGNIFICENT Dustin wasn’t being dissed…;)
Off to watch the match now, hoping it’s a good ‘in, tho. Thiem must be knackered owing to late finish.


gonzalowski Says:

Yesterday Cristiano Ronaldo attending the match, today Ronaldo “el Gordo” by the court.
A lot of UE by Rafa, but good playing anyway by him


gonzalowski Says:

ufff thriller! The 7-6 backhand from Nadal awesome. And better Thiem’s volley on 7-8. Very brave the two of them on tie-break.
Very good set by both, high level clay IMO.
Nadal making some good dropshots… Thiem is very far sometimes.

Thiem on his Instagram writes Bamos! with ‘b’ :)


Anto Says:

Nadal playing awesome and so do Theim


J-Kath Says:

Yep Margot: The Shingles is Andy’s bete noire (all this French must be ’cause the of the swift footed, semi-suspect new French President!).

Thiem giving Rafa a real contest!


gonzalowski Says:

Nadal and Thiem are mentally rocks


Anto Says:

This match is by far the best match Nadal has played this clay swing i think


gonzalowski Says:

lol Rafa almost stepped Lahyani’s hand on deleting the ball’s mark


gonzalowski Says:

Anto,IMO maybe yes, Nadal started with some mistakes, but after that has responded great to Thiem’s harassment, biggest rival on clay this season


Truth Says:

Flakevic admitted he was “crazy”. Fedal fans want to deny he said that…
Yeah. He just so happens to not show up mentally.

He was “utterly dominated” by a player that he destroyed, with no set loss for 3 years. Sureeeeee. Everyone is more talented than Djoker, clearly.

Offering Pepe his royal treatment is a “sanity”.

Interesting. Djoker wishes he was half as respected, happy and successful as Tiger Woods.

Djoker is sabotaging himself after all the years of pain and misery.
Cowardly and insanity.


Anto Says:

I am really starting to like thiem. I hope he continues this improvement without letting off, whatever happens this game, this set and this match.


gonzalowski Says:

yesss!!
buff, Thiem is a hard one… resilient guy


Van orten Says:

He could have won today. Too many easy errors and too many short backhands when having breakpoints.


Anto Says:

Yay this third title of the season.


J-Kath Says:

Well done Rafa – getting the win is what it is about. Congrats to trio of fans Willow, Okie, A.Mira (and others).


Margot Says:

Fabulous match and, if Rafa was sensational, then Thiem was magnificent. I just love his fighting spirit and his lion heart. Do hope RZ will allow me on “Team Thiem.” Needs to adjust his court position tho., far too far back, made him horribly vulnerable to Rafa’s sublime drops. Wont get RG this year, Nadal is too good at the mo., but next?
Millions of congrats and hugs to Rafa fans. RG must surely be in the bag. Who the heck can stop him?


Van Persie Says:

Congrats to Rafa and fans.

Watch out for Thiem at the FO. He played much better than in Barcelona. 2 fave after Nadal in France


AndyMira Says:

@JK,M,VP…Thanks so much for the congrats!


gonzalowski Says:

Madrid mayor Manuela Carmena on the crowd…. and her council denounced the tournament!!! (well done, Spain, full of thief politicians). And ‘rich’ people whistling her, such bast ards..


Margot Says:

I agree on both counts VP. Of course Stan usually shows up for RG tho.


Anto Says:

@Margot his body can stop him. I hope not. :)


Willow Says:

Thanks for the congrats Margot, J-Kath etc, so happy congrats Rafa, 10 MC, 10 Barcelona, 9 FO, 5 Madrid, 30 Masters 1000s, tied with Novak, KOC no question ….


Margot Says:

Anto, the way he was running like a rocket and charging like a tank, his bod looked in mighty fine shape to me.


Willow Says:

I Think Thiem is GS winning meterial, i like the guy and his game, and hes becoming one of the players i love to watch, BTW i agree with Gonzalowski in that the balls girls at Rome are absolutely stunning ….


Anto Says:

Margot, So far no issues. But thats what we all though the last year also right?


gonzalowski Says:

It’s important that RG is at sea level, not so good for Thiem power (at least the experts say that).


Margot Says:

gonzalowski: RG seemed perfectly OK for Stan’s power.


gonzalowski Says:

Willow next week we’ll check Rome and facilities! ;)


gonzalowski Says:

hmm maybe yes, Margot. They were saying today that Thiem could make more harm because in altitude his shots can bounce higher


Margot Says:

ok.


Willow Says:

Gonzalowski just to say im a woman that appreciates other women lol ;-)


gonzalowski Says:

lol… when they say Carlos Moya, o Feli, are very handsome, I appreciate too ;)


Okiegal Says:

@JK
@Margot
@VP….. Thanks for the congrats regarding Rafa’s win today. I hope he can continue this level of play…..and have something left in the tank for RG!!


Michael Says:

Wog Boy, I am the same Michael and you need not have any confusion on that.

As you rightly pointed out, lack of motivation is a big factor for Novak which Becker too pointed out. After performing the calendar grand Slam, is Novak feeling that his glass is full and he can rest on his laurels ? In that case, it is a sinking feeling and could jeopardise his careeer. He has to get inspired by the likes of Roger and Rafa who are never satisfied with what they have achieved and aspire for even greater glory. In Novak’s case, even without his knowledge, he has allowed extraneous factors to influence his game adversely and that is a sore point. But a great Champion and a Tenacious fighter that he is, I expect him to rediscover his mojo sooner than later by finding the right answers to the problems plaguing him. I hope he makes up with Boris once again and brings him as his coach. That will surely have some effect by providing him some spark to reinvent himself.

As regards Andy, well his problems seem to be that he is not able to righly balance his family life and sport.Compared to Novak, his consistency levels are always a shade lower and he has experienced many ups and downs in his fabulous topsy-turvy career.


Michael Says:

Willow, What should overly concern Novak and Andy is not losing to the likes of Roger or Rafa or the rest in the top 10. It is losing to second rung players steadily which is time for pushing the panic button. That is definitely not a good sign and hugely disconcerting. When you are struggling to reach the final stages of tournaments which almost is taken for granted in the prime of your careers and which you have done consistently throughout your career, that are really chimes of alarming bells. Hope both these players get over their slump and offer us the treat of “Fantastic Four” domination once again which would make tennis interesting and gripping as well stuck to your seats.


Michael Says:

Hearty Congratulations to Rafa and his fans for yet another Master Series tournament and still keeping us busy counting. Now the usual Clay season sweep is within a striking distance and if it materialises, what a mind boggling performance that would be at 30 ? Nadal is yet again disproving his sceptics who doubted his longevity in sport due to his physically demanding game.


Wog Boy Says:

Michael,
Thanks for reply, I am not worried about titles, he has plenty of the and even few records;)
What pains me is that I don’t want to see him going out with a tail between his legs and that’s excatly what he is doing now and that’s not in his nature, not in his DNA.


Karthick Says:

Wog boy,

I knew you are in Australia and in NSW. by any chance are you in western part? I saw a car yesterday with a tag “WOG BOY”. so wondering are we nearby.


Wog Boy Says:

Karthick,
I am in NSW, but in Sydney, SW Sydney, you know drive by shooting and that stuff;)
I keep low profile and don’t put anything on my car and don’t have customized number plates, but I can tell you that who ever got WOG BOY number plates they worth fortune, and if they ever come on the market I will pay asking price.
Which part of Western NSW you are in, I am very monile due to my work, apart of Kimberly Region there is almost no place I haven’t visit.
Good to have New South welshman or woman here, cheers.


Wog Boy Says:

^^ and if the number plates are on the old Valiant I’ll buy car too, something like this, I love it, from the movie “Wog Boy”:

https://youtu.be/SEDj5i5_LmI


Willow Says:

Michael im pleased you included Rafa and Andy in there when wanting them to return to winning ways, even though they are not your favorites, and its Roger and Novak that you would rather win everything ….


Karthick Says:

Wog boy,

Was hoping it was you and have found you. Anyways, we can still catch up as we are near by. I am in Wentworthville and work in CBD. Any chance to meet is always welcome.

And good luck with the WOG BOY number plates :)


Wog Boy Says:

Karthick,
Well, we were almost neighbors, if you were born then, my first stop when arrived here 30 years ago was Doonside, tough place, but I managed it somehow, Wentworthville was always nice place, middle class people, mixture of Aussies and Wogs (original wogs).
I am often in the city and usually having coffee in Darling harbour, why not


Wog Boy Says:

As for WOGBOY personalized number plates, they are actually for sale, but it is expression of interest atm, I think the bloke is just testing the market, he is not keen to sel them, they might go snywhere from $50K up. You can see them listed for sale here:

https://www.mrplates.com.au/13568


Karthick Says:

Wog boy,

I am working in Darling Harbour :) and have been taking coffee near the place for the last 2 years :).

Definitely would like to have a coffee catch up with you..

How about this Friday or next Friday?


Wog Boy Says:

Friday is no good unless you are in Cabramatta during the day and in the evening I will be at concert in ICC theatre (darling harbour) with family, there is wog singer coming (Zdravko Colic) I wasn’t fan of his, but this type of events are good time to cach up with all my friends from the old country that I haven’t seen for a while.
We’ll do it some other time, as long as you are legal age;) Do you have background or you are true blue Aussie?

You see Sean, if your business is not doing well, you can turn this into dating site, more money is there than in tennis;)


Wog Boy Says:

It is sell out concert, but this is how he looks and sounds:

https://youtu.be/L9dDvadU5FQ


Karthick Says:

ok Wog Boy, no issues then. We can catch up later. I am from India and migrated to Sydney recently.

Enjoy the concert with your family.


Wog Boy Says:

I had a feeling you might be from India, Parramatta area has largest Indian community, btw who are you going for? Don’t worry, we’ll have a coffee even if you are going for Federer, just not in Liindth cafe, I prefer Belgium chocolate (and Belgium beer, we’ll go in Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café, it is close to where you work, DH.

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