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Do You Think Retiring 1-2 Games From Losing Should Be Allowed?

I 4 srszly doubt it. It 'aint good.

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Re: Do You Think Retiring 1-2 Games From Losing Should Be Allowed?

So when someone breaks their leg at 6-7 3-5, they shouldn't be allowed to retire?
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So when someone breaks their leg at 6-7 3-5, they shouldn't be allowed to retire?
Nope. Think again Monsieur Jorge.

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You managed to fit three languages into a sentence. You're learning stuff at school. Good to see.
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You managed to fit three languages into a sentence. You're learning stuff at school. Good to see.
I'm home schooled you mug.

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nope, but you should be allowed to retire 0.25 games from losing

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Re: Do You Think Retiring 1-2 Games From Losing Should Be Allowed?

Another idiotic thread from the 28 year old. So if a players leg is visibally snapped in half they should be forced to play to the end?

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Another idiotic thread from the 28 year old. So if a players leg is visibally snapped in half they should be forced to play to the end?
It's called living life on the edge. #YOLO

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So when someone breaks their leg at 6-7 3-5, they shouldn't be allowed to retire?
I would finish and so would a true professional.

Retiring a few games or even points before the end of the match is cowardly, plain and simple.

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Another idiotic thread from the 28 year old. So if a players leg is visibally snapped in half they should be forced to play to the end?
How many times has this happened?

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How many times has this happened?
In tennis? Never as far as I know. It is just an example though, you could not possibly make a rule like this.

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In tennis? Never as far as I know. It is just an example though, you could not possibly make a rule like this.
No, because there are extending circumstances. I've said this before and will again. The only instance where it is acceptable to retire is if one must seek medical attention immediately or is in danger of death.

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Another idiotic thread from the 28 year old. So if a players leg is visibally snapped in half they should be forced to play to the end?
Yes. Each half should then grab a racquet and finish the match playing doubles.

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So when someone breaks their leg at 6-7 3-5, they shouldn't be allowed to retire?
you just stole words our of my mouth. I was gonna write the same thing
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Re: Do You Think Retiring 1-2 Games From Losing Should Be Allowed?

If it is legitimate, of course.

No way you can regulate this kind of stuff. Retiring when you are in a losing position when it is not legitimate is bad sportsmanship but that is it.

Breaking your leg is an extreme and unlikely example, but it is possible. There are other possibilities I am sure.

It is amazing that some players do it during the slams.
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