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What if Tennis was like Golf?

In that anyone can win a major if they catch fire for a while. Like in the PGA today YE Yang won the PGA Championships. He is ranked 110.

Would you be of a fan ir less of a tennis fan if tennis was like this. Where domination would be very hard and there are a lot of one time winners, but nearly anyone can win?

What if players like Kevin Kim, Kunitsyn, Navarro could all have a realistic shot at winning a slam?

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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

The last time a non top 10 won a slam was 2004 French Open.
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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

Were, mate...

Regarding the answer - tennis was like that once. Now...
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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

Xristos would have two slam finals under his belt by now...
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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

That is the nature of golf.

Tennis can't be like golf.

But golf can be like tennis. Usually the top players win the matchplay events.

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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

What if baseball was like football?

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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

what if masturbation was like sex.

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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

It would be not good. Too much turmpoil

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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

Golf is the least sport-like sport but i'd still consider it a sport

tennis is tennis- greatest sport in the world after badmington

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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

You mean be a 59 yr old Tom Watson and be an 8 ft putt for par from winning the British Open ? Because golf is an aquired skill GAME that even an old man can win at ? NO, I'll take tennis, an athletic SPORT, where something like that could never happen.
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what if masturbation was like sex.
Humans would have died out long ago and there would be no talk of tennis or weak eras.

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Xristos would have two slam finals under his belt by now...


He is being funny see

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Best damn thread I've ever read on MTF. You should be awarded for being a visionary. Some of us out here noticed it and appreciated it.
Federer will fall
Murray will never win a slam
Federer will never beat Nadal again in a slam
Golubev will rise
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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

I would argue that tennis is as "like that" as it can possibly be in relation to golf, given that tennis requires an absurd amount more athletic skill than golf. Golf requires skill, but its volatility is due to the fact that, like poker, it's subject to streakiness much more than a tennis major, etc.
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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

What if people knew how to employ the subjunctive mood?
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Re: What if Tennis was like Golf?

What if Gustavo was a Nadaltard

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