Official Tennis Thread - Grass Court Season

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  1. Doc Louis

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    That's so weird. He shouldn't act like such a baby just because he was losing
     
  2. Wallcoq

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    Its already been refuted.
     
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  3. pratyk

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    Well Barbara's got Schett sources.
     
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  4. Wallcoq

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    Well he is a gigantic douche bag and we all bought it. I can't really blame her.
     
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  5. Wallcoq

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    Group text, wake up!
     
  6. SC

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    Two shanks to start for Thiem. That ain’t great.
     
  7. SC

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    What a rally.
     
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  8. SC

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    Novak looks like a completely different guy. Thiem badly needs this 3rd set to have a chance.
     
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  9. paulski

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    Agree - I think this'll be over real quick if he doesn't win the 3rd.
     
  10. SC

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  11. SC

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    Novak being an asshole to the chair :shocker:
     
  12. paulski

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  13. paulski

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    Sigh. Let's go 5...

    Get it done, Dom - get it done. :pray:
     
  14. SC

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    There’s a break for Thiem!
     
  15. SC

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    Oh god, it’s raining.
     
  16. SC

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    Players back on court.
     
  17. SC

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    Thiem broken and we’re back on serve.
     
  18. SC

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    Thiem breaks back and he’ll serve for it.
     
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  19. Fran Tarkenton

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    pls finish him off Dominic
     
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  20. SC

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    Two very nervy shots there. Woof.
     
  21. paulski

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    Bit of chokey chokey going on. :facepalm:
     
  22. SC

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    Christ.
     
  23. Fran Tarkenton

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    oh god

    Novak's going to win now
     
  24. paulski

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    Sorry guys, I gotta take the blame for this one - I literally turned the telecast on when Thiem had 2 match points at 5-3 40-15. :rolleyes:
     
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  25. Frank Martin

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    I want to know how Thiem got that spin for the ball to kick left on his one-handed backhand that hit the line during Djokovic's last service game.
     
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  26. paulski

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    Fuck yeah.
     
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  27. SC

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    Thiem! Fuck yes!
     
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  28. Fran Tarkenton

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  29. paulski

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    But of course Rafa will absolutely murder him tomorrow... :yousoright:
     
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  30. theregionsitter

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    Man that was fun

    Like Thiem, good for him
     
  31. pratyk

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    While I like Djoko, it's nice that someone else gets a shot at the slam. It's gonna be mayhem tomorrow with him going up against a well rested Rafa.
     
  32. SC

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    Alright, Barty. Go win this thing.
     
  33. Frank Martin

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    Isn’t this a rematch from last year’s final?
     
  34. pratyk

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    Yup. it was a straight sets affair. Still - it's another shot tho for someone outside the Big 4
     
  35. SC

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    Barty! I love her game so much.

    Hate it for Vondrousova, who played so well over the two weeks but just had nothing left in the tank today.
     
  36. paulski

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    Pretty much the one-sided final we were expecting ever since the bottom half got decimated. Super happy for Barty, but can't help but feel sad for Amanda who missed a golden chance yesterday to be in this position.
     
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  37. SC

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    Definitely felt like whoever won Barty-Anisimova was getting the title.
     
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  38. SC

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  39. paulski

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    That is one seriously weird Top 10 to look at (specifically Barty & Bertens so high), but also so full of great players. I'll say it again - this is a golden age for women's tennis. :rockin:
     
  40. Wendel Clark

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    Happy for Barty.

    Top seeded Canadian Junior Girl Fernandez won the title. 16 years old. The talent we have right now is crazy. She was runner up at the Aussie as well
     
  41. pratyk

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    Love this random tidbit about her ..

    Barty, 23, quit tennis to play professional cricket in 2014, but returned to the sport 17 months later.
     
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  43. bro

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    what a dork!
     
  44. miles

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    Someone give me a quick play by play of why Zverev and Tsitsi don't like each other?
     
  45. SC

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  46. paulski

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  47. Fran Tarkenton

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    I want Rafa to win, but this is going to be some really great tennis to watch. Thiem just is sexy on this surface.
     
  48. Lipp

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    Thiem is just unloading on his backhand. That drop shot was awesome by Nadal there tho.
     
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  49. Frank Martin

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    That point was so much fun to watch.
     
  50. Baseballman86

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    Good lord Thiem is murdering the ball. If he stays hot for a couple hours this could be an all-timer
     
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