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  1. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    That WTA article is just bananas. Clearly the world is not ready for tennis to resume but damn if anyone is going to listen.
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    Re: Tennis Coaching Merry-Go-Round

    I wait with bated breath for pictures of coach and pupil smoking together. :cheesy:

    You just know it will happen.
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    Poll: Re: Great strokes. Forehand, ATP.

    This has to be broken down by era and surface.

    Laver for his era. Del Porto for his but not on clay since that goes to Rafa.
    Not sure who had the best FH on clay during Laverís era.

    Nelslus...
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    Fun story about a couple of corpses, aka the Bryans. :cheesy:

    https://www.yahoo.com/sports/bryan-brothers-unsure-retirement-plans-101946312.html
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    Poll: Re: Great strokes. Forehand, WTA.

    The great ones always bring something to the game.

    Evert - Two handed backhand
    Navs - Serve and Volley
    Graf - Forehand and foot speed
    Seles - Power off both wings
    Serena - Serve and...
  6. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    And they just shut LA down again for the next three weeks. It's mid-March all over again.

    We're two months away from the Open but who would want to come to America while we're such a shit show?
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    I worked the LA tournament for a couple of years. No one, and I mean no one smelled better than Deliciano Lopez.
  8. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    Someone needs to create a Bingo board for this.
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    OTOH, watching a pointless match in an empty Arthur Ashe would be hilarious.
  10. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    I'd like to bet the Open does not happen after all. The next few weeks will be critical, and right now the next few weeks are looking bleak.

    And if it does take place, it will be as an Exo with...
  11. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    Also Boris seems to think Wimbledon champion is one word: Wimbledonchampion.

    https://twitter.com/TheBorisBecker
  12. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    For anyone interested in a quick recap of the doughnut fight.

    https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/53234886
  13. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    Basically this is the same schedule RG and Wimbledon had for years, a two week separation.

    The problem here is that USO and RG will be on two different continents, and after such a long layoff,...
  14. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    Maybe it’s spread via whining.
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    Describe Kasatkina's play as you wish, but for sure the woman does not use a single brain cell while striking a ball.
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    How do you say accountability in Croatian, Goran? Oh, you don't have that word? You don't say?
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    Re: Best Matches Discussion

    None of her post stabbing matches were in this draw.

    Seles grew a few inches while she was out of the game. She never attained peak fitness after her return. That's why she lost the US Open final...
  18. Thread: Covid19 & Tennis

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    Obviously I don't follow him that closely. :cheesy:
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    What's with the weird Dan Evans hate? His ban was for cocaine, you know the same as Hingis. Yeah, he was a jerk before the ban, but has re-invented himself and is playing better than ever. I guess...
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    If anyone needs a refresher on what went on at the exo, the dailymail delivers as usual.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/article-8451035/Novak-Djokovic-tests-POSITIVE-coronavirus.html
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    The Djokovics are working hard to make sure the US Open does not happen.
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    Check this out from the contest thread to see how quickly Graf and Seles played. Not sure exactly when the incessant toweling and the general slowdown of the game took root but it wasnít always this...
  23. Poll: Re: Finals - Best Matches of the Tennis Community

    Which one of these does not belong? :cheesy:
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    Noleís dad thinks Fed should retire and go do something more interesting.

    This is why the entire Djokovic family is so infuriating.
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    It's insane how beautiful they all have been looking without the need to have their game face on.
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