The New and Improved Tennis Thread

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  1. Lip

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    He’s not withdrawing. So the question is if the same rules apply if he was removed, which is probably why they’re holding.
     
  2. SC

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    Same process if he withdraws or he is withdrawn, as far as I know.
     
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  3. SC

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  4. Lip

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    What a clown show. Martina said it best (and I’m paraphrasing) - if he had any honor, he would bow out and go home and stop this charade. But he won’t, bc he’s a cunt.
     
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  5. Willpépé

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    Badosa Bencic first set tie break. Some great tennis, you just hope these types don't lead to fatigue/injury leading into next week.
     
  6. paulski

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    Us Aussies don't mince words when we're pissed... :gocho:
     
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  7. paulski

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    The problem has been that the landscape has kept changing every day, with new information coming out regularly. I'm sure the government didn't want to rush this and fuck things up a 2nd time.

    For a while there, it looked like he was probably going to get away with it. Then the photos came out, but the next day he came up with plausible deniability - "I didn't know I tested positive & potentially infected dozens". Then the Spain trip came up, then the fact he probably broke Spanish laws too... it's been insane.

    Now it looks like they're going ahead and cancelling his visa tomorrow. Fingers crossed.
     
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  8. Baron

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  9. Willpépé

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    Well the draw happened and he’s in it.
     
  10. jbr

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    Novak just big dicking all of Australia. (I’m not siding with the guy at all. He’s quickly moved up my scumbag athletes list.)

    Where’s that Darren Rovell tweet about terrible for our country but great content?
     
  11. Baron

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    So I guess Stefanos got vaxxed? Maybe that will help his bathroom issues lol
     
  12. Wendel Clark

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    First round matchups

    Kordi-Norrie
    Griekspoor-Fognini
    Nakashima-Berrettini - Feel bad for Nakashima on that draw
    Opelka-Anderson
    Shapovalov-Djere. Could get Rune in the 2nd, winner of Opelka-Anderson then Sasha in the Round of 16
    Nadal-Giron
    Andy Murray-Basilashvili. Rematch from yesterday actually. Murray won in 3 sets.
    Schwartzman-Krajinovic
    Humbert-Gasquet
     
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  13. Wendel Clark

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    To me almost all womens matches are fire but just a couple notable

    Bencic-Mladenovic
    Krejcikov-Petkovic
    Kenin-Keys - Winner gets Coco third round possibly
    Tomljanovic-Badosa
    Sloane-Radacanu

    Leylah also got a very favorable draw. Inglis 1st round, Garcia/Qualifier 2nd, 3rd round Kerber, Round of 16 Saba
     
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  14. SC

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    Isner-Cressy R1. John better watch out on that one.
     
  15. SC

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    The Demon gets Musetti R1. That'll be a fun one too.
     
  16. Willpépé

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    Not that it means it's cake on the women's side, but Sablenka probably won't even be there. That's insanely nice for her.

    Badosa was insane this morning she looked good in every aspect you can think of.
     
  17. Baron

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    Always :lovelove:
     
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  18. paulski

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    The last 3 of those are woof. Kenin would be cursing - she could easily go out 1st round. And that's a terrible draw for Tomljanovic - definitely a centre court night match there.

    And who the fuck knows who wins that last one. Maybe Sloane because of Emma's terrible lead-up.:idk:
     
  19. Wendel Clark

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    This Krejcikova/Kontaveit match is fantastic

    Krejcikova got BAGELED in the first set.

    She served first in the 2nd set was down 0-40. Held serve and then she found a late break to win the 2nd set.
     
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  20. southlick

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  21. southlick

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  22. Lip

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    So as SC said “Rublev moves to #1 line, Gael to #5 line and Bublik to #17 line”?
     
  23. Gunners

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    Haha awesome
     
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  24. paulski

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    Took longer than expected, but correct result. :chatzy:
     
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  25. Willpépé

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    So before we cheer when will he be gone?
     
  26. paulski

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    The early report is that they may be able to hear his appeal by Sunday, but it's really anyone's guess after the past week. :idk:
     
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  27. Willpépé

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    Wow and she won in third set 14-12 TB. Badosa absolutely rolled Kasatkina. Not even close. Coco has looked great, just took first set on Keys.
     
  28. SC

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    Madi with a huge win over Coco. Both of them in very good form.
     
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  29. SC

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    Good thread on the decision and appeal.
     
  30. SC

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    Novak’s half starts first.
     
  31. Willpépé

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    So maybe it’s been posted but I can’t remember. Is Roger playing? Going to guess no because I feel like I would have seen his path to a title about 45 times by now.
     
  32. SC

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    He’s not. Still recovering from his knee surgery and progress has been slow. Said he’d be surprised if he could play Wimbledon, so best case seems to be the US summer swing for a return.
     
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  33. Baron

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  34. Willpépé

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    Kind of in the who gives a shit until it's done territory now. Ready for some marathon tennis viewing sessions.
     
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  35. SC

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    He's an electric factory. So good to see him back playing high level ball.
     
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  36. Sub-Zero

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  37. bro

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    golf is doing the same thing. not sure it is gonna work for all these leagues and professional associations, but we shall see. I can see all these knock offs getting old. But then again, maybe it will be amazing and we will wonder why we didn't have it earlier.
     
  38. JGator1

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  39. Fran Tarkenton

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  40. paulski

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    What an utter crock of shit.
     
  41. paulski

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    Madison Keys currently making a mess of Riske - 6-1 2-0
     
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  42. paulski

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    Complete destroyation: 6-1 6-2

    Kenin vs Keys in R1 just got even juicier. :lick:
     
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  43. Willpépé

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    Anyone have any indication why TC would not show the Murray final that’s live? Showing a Badosa final that’s replay currently.
     
  44. SC

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  45. paulski

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    So, so happy for the guy. Especially as we're both Adelaide boys. :beerchug:
     
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  46. SC

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  47. The Banks

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    Australia told Djokovic to get fucked, again.
     
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  48. bro

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  49. paulski

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    And this time it'll stick.

    Fuck off, Novaxx. :bird:
     
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  50. scarlet_tacos

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    What a fucking moron
     
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