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post #1 of 59 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
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Players that completely fail their countries

Davis Cup is a time when tennis players seem to do their best. In some cases they fail the nation by choking. Are there any other players that choke instead of winning for their country?

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post #2 of 59 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 09:48 PM
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Acasuso shouldn't be there
he lost twice the decisive match but was both times against the odds

Melzer should be
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Re: Players that completely fail their countries

Federer.
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Re: Players that completely fail their countries

Any French player.

Acasuso gave all he had. No shame.

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Armstrong says in-competition testing will never catch anyone, only out-of-competition testing and the blood passport can.

Tennis has no blood passport system, and does basically no out of competition testing.

The methods and drugs used by Armstrong in 1999 would work in tennis right now, with zero chance of being caught (not slightly surprising to anyone familiar with the topic, btw).
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Re: Players that completely fail their countries

All British players
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Mathieu 2 sets to love up in 2002 Davis Cup final decisive rubber AT HOME against Youzhny, fist pumping beating his hand to his heart..and then Youzhny started playing better and Mathieu $hit his pants

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Seriously now, it has to be Federer.

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Armstrong says in-competition testing will never catch anyone, only out-of-competition testing and the blood passport can.

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The methods and drugs used by Armstrong in 1999 would work in tennis right now, with zero chance of being caught (not slightly surprising to anyone familiar with the topic, btw).
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I agree, should be the one who doesn't show up, not the one who played and have those heartbroken losses.
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so this is the bag on frenchies and federer thread, i assume. don't we have enough of those?
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Re: Players that completely fail their countries

Gonzalez (CHI) in Davis Cup

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Bogdanovic
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Gonzalez (CHI) in Davis Cup
That's heinous. He wins 90% of Chile's metals at the olympics.

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In fact, he may be the one poster here who fails more than you do. Maybe we should all keep that in mind: there is bigger fail than Word Life/Danger Ehren...and its name is Glenn
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about the Federer Will Fall thread:
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Federer will fall
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Federer will never beat Nadal again in a slam
Golubev will rise
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The Swiss guy not named Stanislas.

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The Swiss guy not named Stanislas.
Don't you dare call out Yves.

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In fact, he may be the one poster here who fails more than you do. Maybe we should all keep that in mind: there is bigger fail than Word Life/Danger Ehren...and its name is Glenn
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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
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Everytime Federer doesn't play for Switzerland the Swiss fans should burn his stamps at the next GS tourney he plays in

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