The New and Improved Tennis Thread

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  1. Wendel Clark

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    Finals against Spain! Just like the 2019 Davis Cup
     
  2. SC

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    She’s scheduled to play the 500 next week in Sydney. Needs to be careful there for sure.
     
  3. Wendel Clark

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    Champs!!
     
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  4. Wendel Clark

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    Does this count as a Title for Felix?
     
  5. Wendel Clark

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    Aussie Open qualifying starts tonight
     
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  6. SC

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    Djokovic hearing starts in a couple hours I think. Guess we'll know by tonight.
     
  7. paulski

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    I would have thought the ATP Cup is all a bit meaningless and players just use the event as a bit of match practice for the AO, but that's clearly not how they feel considering the standard of play I saw over the past week or so. Well done, Canadia! :beerchug:
     
  8. SC

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    Badosa-Penko on TC. Fun one.
     
  9. Wendel Clark

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    Kvitova not having a good start to the season
     
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  11. Wendel Clark

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    Big foe looking like shit so far this season
     
  12. Wendel Clark

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    Ash withdrew from Sydney
     
  13. paulski

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    Yeah, I saw that. Good girl. :wink:
     
  14. paulski

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    You've made that up. :laugh:
     
  15. paulski

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    And guess who won his court case... :rolleyes:

    Still a chance the government might cancel his visa using discretionary powers, but I'm just not sure they'll go down that path given that that would prevent him from returning for 3 years.

    (Do it! DO IITTTTTT!!!!!)
     
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  16. SC

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    Ah, well, another Slam rooting against Novak. Same as it ever was.
     
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  17. Wendel Clark

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    It seriously looks like a made up last name. Where someone just hit the keyboard blindly
     
  18. beerleagueman

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    called it …this is Kyrie Irving entitlement winning on steroids

     
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    LOL


     
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  21. beerleagueman

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    who knew tennis had mindless Stans
     
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  22. paulski

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    Job number 1 for the Aussie government: Haul Djokovic's ass into a room and ask him whether the Dec 16 PCR test result is a fake or whether he's perfectly happy spreading COVID around the community at public events. Because it's clearly one or the other. And either one is enough to get him thrown out of the country.
     
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  23. Willpépé

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    Remember he was dancing around and shit at some unsanctioned tournament when we all were locked down the first time? He doesn’t give a shit.
     
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  24. Wendel Clark

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    Sabalenka has 18 Double Faults through 2 sets
     
  25. Gunners

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    Hope he gets it worse than ever and has a complete meltdown

    Considering the lockdowns Australia has had, guessing there’s gonna be a whole lot of hate
     
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  26. Baron

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    Sheesh
     
  27. SC

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    Finished with 21.
     
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  28. Wendel Clark

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    that’s insane
     
  29. paulski

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    This is part of the reason I don't really rate her as a top player yet, and certainly don't regard her as the #2 player in the world. That kind of meltdown is sad to see.
     
  30. paulski

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    Oh, you have no idea. Apart from the crazy Serbs that regard him as their god, he's going to struggle to find many friends in the crowd when he steps on court. From the sounds of it, he doesn't even have too many in the locker room right now.
     
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  31. paulski

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    Nice to see Thanasi pants Paire in straight sets. The boy is playing some fine tennis ATM.
     
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  32. Willpépé

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    Lol hilarious.

     
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  33. Lip

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    Ruling soon?
     
  34. SC

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    Supposedly coming one way or another right around draw time tonight.
     
  35. SC

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    Man. I did not miss mostly empty tennis stadiums.
     
  36. Willpépé

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    Last year when those crowds were wild and then all the sudden sent home I don’t think I’ll ever forget. Was so good to hear that after so long.
     
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  37. Baron

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    Wasn’t that at the French Open?
     
  38. Willpépé

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    No Australia had shit under control through pretty strict quarantine and lock downs. That was the first normal crowd we saw for almost a year. Curfew one night and then they shut It down soon after.
     
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  39. Baron

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    Ah yea. French was where they kicked people out mid match because of curfew, right?
     
  40. Willpépé

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    Australia was the first. Oddly enough, dickhead was facing Fritz. Crowd booed.
     
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  41. SC

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    Yeah, Novak-Berrettini I think at the French.
     
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  42. Willpépé

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    My sleep schedule is so fucked up, watched all of coco and Kostyuk early this morning. Kostyuk was really impressive to me. Anyhow normally I would complain but I’m happy I’ll see more now.
     
  43. SC

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    Kostyuk can really play, she's going to be a good one. Coco's in some kind of form too, wouldn't be stunned if she makes the 2nd week at the Aussie at this rate.
     
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  44. SC

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    Draw was supposed to start at 11, and it has been delayed.
     
  45. SC

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  46. Baron

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    Fuck Novak
     
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  47. Fran Tarkenton

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    I like it for the drama and extra scrutiny it brings on novak

    but isnt there a protocol if he were to have to be removed/withdrawn from the tournament after the draw? Like the #5 seed would take his spot and so forth.
     
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  48. SC

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    If he withdraws after the draw is made but before the first OOP is set, Rublev moves to #1 line, Gael to #5 line and Bublik to #17 line.

    If he withdraws after a OOP is set, a lucky loser gets Novak’s spot.
     
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  49. Fran Tarkenton

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    Yea I dont think the integrity of the tournament is lost by proceeding, if thats what this cancellation is about.
     
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