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Geez....Is Davis Cup beginning to suck or what?

How can someone who couldnt even win a single major title the whole year keep winning matches against players that are not even close to being top 10 player? And this match: Ljubicic/Ancic def Hrbaty/Mertinak: 7-6(5) 6-3 7-6(5) match, if you ask me, I would say this is typical first round slam doubles match, definitely not made for Davis Cup finals. Ever since Lleyton decided to skip Davis Cup, it's has only gone downhill. Last year was bad enough with Roddick beaten by has-been Moya and relatively fresh Nadal and pretty much threw away the trophy that he should have won. Who knows it just keeps getting worse. Gosh.....I cant even begin to imagine how bad some ofthe ties are going to be for next year. Let's hope the same sort of final will not repeat next yaer.

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How can someone who couldnt even win a single major title the whole year keep winning matches against players that are not even close to being top 10 player? And this match: Ljubicic/Ancic def Hrbaty/Mertinak: 7-6(5) 6-3 7-6(5) match, if you ask me, I would say this is typical first round slam doubles match, definitely not made for Davies Cup finals. Ever since Lleyton decided to skip Davies Cup, it's has only gone downhill. Last year was bad enough with Roddick beaten by has-been Moya and relatively fresh Nadal and pretty much threw away the trophy that he should have won. Who knows it just keeps getting worse. Gosh.....I cant even begin to imagine how bad some ofthe ties are going to be for next year. Let's hope the same sort of final will not repeat next yaer.
I guess Davies Cup sucks , but Davis Cup rocks
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Ever since Lleyton decided to skip Davies Cup, it's has only gone downhill.
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I guess Davies Cup sucks , but Davis Cup rocks
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I guess Davies Cup sucks , but Davis Cup rocks
Well, they all suck IMO
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Well, they all suck IMO
Well U suck, IMO
And DC rulzzz

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Well U suck, IMO
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FAIR ENOUGH.....
But I still prefer Davis Cup with my Lleyton in it...
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I have never liked Davis cup competition because of its retard format .

Sometimes a nation wins this cup playing all the ties at home and i have always considered that winning this competition is more a matter of good draws ( that is to play at home ) than a matter of tennistic level of the nation during that year , and we all know examples of a nation that wins Davis cup playing always at home and the next year the first tie plays abroad and loses .

To me Davis Cup sucks due to its format and in my opinion has more merit to win any TMS than to win a Davis Cup playing the 4 ties at home
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I totally understand if you´re not interested in this DC final, because there´s neither national interest nor are there any "over-exposed" players, BUT these guys totally DESERVE being where they are now... OK, they never won a grand slam, so what?? Is this a criteria for being in the final?? NO!!
So let people enjoy their national success and find a more mature way of dealing with something you don´t like....

BTW, this DC final is totally fine with me

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FAIR ENOUGH.....
But I still prefer Davis Cup with my Lleyton in it...
Your Lleyton still plays it. The rest of the Australian team just isn't consistent enough to advance. Wait, why am I responding?

The teams that are in this years finals deserve to be there.
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I totally understand if you´re not interested in this DC final, because there´s neither national interest nor are there any "over-exposed" players, BUT these guys totally DESERVE being where they are now... OK, they never won a grand slam, so what?? Is this a criteria for being in the final?? NO!!
So let people enjoy their national success and find a more mature way of dealing with something you don´t like....

BTW, this DC final is totally fine with me


both team in the finals deserved their spots fairly
people should find some different way to deal with thier frustrations
sorry if you can´t be happy that two ˝small˝countries to play in dc finals, but don´t try to minimize our sucsses by trashing davis cup
better go and watch a tape of leyton winning wimbledon or something like that, and let us enjoy the moment we deserve
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I guess Davies Cup sucks , but Davis Cup rocks
Tee hee! Sorry to titter at your typo Tennis_Passion but lau's response made me laugh.

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BUT these guys totally DESERVE being where they are now... OK, they never won a grand slam, so what?? Is this a criteria for being in the final?? NO!!
So let people enjoy their national success
I agree. Yes- there are some things about the format that I don't like- but I must give Croatia and the Slovak Republic props for being in the final. They got here by winning and deserve to be here.
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Re: Geez....Is Davis Cup beginning to suck or what?

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How can someone who couldnt even win a single major title the whole year keep winning matches against players that are not even close to being top 10 player? And this match: Ljubicic/Ancic def Hrbaty/Mertinak: 7-6(5) 6-3 7-6(5) match, if you ask me, I would say this is typical first round slam doubles match, definitely not made for Davis Cup finals. Ever since Lleyton decided to skip Davis Cup, it's has only gone downhill. Last year was bad enough with Roddick beaten by has-been Moya and relatively fresh Nadal and pretty much threw away the trophy that he should have won. Who knows it just keeps getting worse. Gosh.....I cant even begin to imagine how bad some ofthe ties are going to be for next year. Let's hope the same sort of final will not repeat next yaer.
Ivan in the first round tie against the USA managed to beat both Roddick and Agassi in singles; both were ranked in the top ten and the match was in the USA. Ivan combined with Mario in between those matches to beat the number 1 doubles pair of Bryan/Bryan. An impressive combination of performances. Croatia in Croatia also beat Russia which included Ivan beating Davydenko another top 10 player.
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Your Lleyton still plays it. The rest of the Australian team just isn't consistent enough to advance. Wait, why am I responding?

The teams that are in this years finals deserve to be there.
Argentina beat Australia because Nalbandian easily beat Lleyton on grass in Australia earlier this year.
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Ivan in the first round tie against the USA managed to beat both Roddick and Agassi in singles; both were ranked in the top ten and the match was in the USA. Ivan combined with Mario in between those matches to beat the number 1 doubles pair of Bryan/Bryan. An impressive combination of performances. Croatia in Croatia also beat Russia which included Ivan beating Davydenko another top 10 player.
exactly

btw, please don't tell me u think that that would have been a first round doubles match
mertinak and hrbaty made the QF of wimbledon
not to mention the fact that mario and ivan have had a lot of success in doubles and have beaten most of the top doubles teams
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