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Post by Chizzyfan » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:10 pm

Randall wrote:
Chizzyfan wrote:Only 5 came before Djokovic and Nadal were both in the field. Saying they weren't at their best yet is comparable to saying that Federer wasn't at his best or that Nadal was injured when Djokovic was dominating. Your logic can apply both ways.
Your not convincing me.
By the time they reaches their peaks the only slams Federer was winning was playing Murray in finals
If 2014 and 15 was Djokovic's peak, he beat Murray and Federer. If we are dismissing Murray like you are, that is no achiement in that case. Federer was 32/3 in 2015 and not in his peak. Peak Federer never played peak Djokovic. I just don't understand he dismissiveness of Federer when his record against Djokovic only became negative in the last 3 years when Djokovic was clearly the best and much much younger.
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Post by Kimmy » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:11 pm

Djokovic leads 3-1 in slam finals against each other , including two on grass courts.

And Novak leads 2-0 in tour finals.

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Post by Randall » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:12 pm

I'm not dismissing Murray, a fine player but not quite at that level.

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Post by Chizzyfan » Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:15 pm

Kimmy wrote:Djokovic leads 3-1 in slam finals against each other , including two on grass courts.

And Novak leads 2-0 in tour finals.
How many outside finals? I suspect Novak might still have more wins but I'm interested to know? Those two Wimbledon's were great matches.
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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:23 pm

How is the picture mocking Williams tantrum racist?

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Post by Kimmy » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:24 pm

Randall wrote:How is the picture mocking Williams tantrum racist?
Because everything is?

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:25 pm

Kimmy wrote:
Randall wrote:How is the picture mocking Williams tantrum racist?
Because everything is?
Certainly seems that way.
It's a characature taking the piss.
She's black in the picture because wait for it, she is.

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Post by The Ginge Reaper » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:26 pm

The newspaper sticking by it, fair play to them.
Big changes on the way ! We've heard it before but it's different this time !!!! , I believe Bdo gonna grow x

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:27 pm

The Ginge Reaper wrote:The newspaper sticking by it, fair play to them.
So they should.
Fucking pathetic.

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Gidra » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:27 pm

It's amusing how Wilander changed his opinion about Novak now that they are both sponsored by Lacoste:
https://www.tennisworldusa.org/tennis/n ... -wilander/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP2u4wJcnS0

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:32 pm

An oft forgotten and underrated player himself

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Post by Gidra » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:37 pm

He came after Connors/Borg/McEnroe era, wasn't as good as Lendl and flashy as Becker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP2u4wJcnS0

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:40 pm

Surely he overlapped with McEnroe and Becker?

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Captain Hobo » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:46 am

Kyrgios acting like a tool again. Down to 38 in the world, Number 3 in Australia.

Be joining Bernie Tomic in the Challengers soon enough.

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:12 am

What's he done now?

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Captain Hobo » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:51 am

Randall wrote:What's he done now?
Lost in Rd 1 at Shanghai to a Qualifier, was arguing throughout with the umpire. The usual shit, in other words.

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:05 am

Captain Hobo wrote:
Randall wrote:What's he done now?
Lost in Rd 1 at Shanghai to a Qualifier, was arguing throughout with the umpire. The usual shit, in other words.
Gets paid handsomely for little or no effort.
Same problem with a few darters.

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Captain Hobo » Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:04 am

Randall wrote:
Captain Hobo wrote:
Randall wrote:What's he done now?
Lost in Rd 1 at Shanghai to a Qualifier, was arguing throughout with the umpire. The usual shit, in other words.
Gets paid handsomely for little or no effort.
Same problem with a few darters.
World Number 38 (that's where he is now) doesn't make as much as you would think, after taking into account travel, coach, manager etc. Certainly not enough to sustain his massive entourage of unemployed friends and family.

If he keeps up like this, his ranking will drop even further, and he will be fucked.

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Randall » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:05 pm

Wimbledon bring in tie breaks in the last set.
Albeit at 12-12.

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Re: tennis thread

Post by Chizzyfan » Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:39 pm

Lovely result in the Paris Masters final today. Djokovic must have been tired from just about beating a 37 year old man with no legs left...
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