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What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

Would you guys like to see just one tournament in which each match was randomly given the surface it was played on? The all-surface players would be rewarded, and it would be quite fascinating to see players rebound from clay to carpet, and whatnot? Would the quality of tennis be as good? What do you think?

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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

No. Sounds like too much of a hassle.

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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

Federer would win every tournament then?
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

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Would you guys like to see just one tournament in which each match was randomly given the surface it was played on? The all-surface players would be rewarded, and it would be quite fascinating to see players rebound from clay to carpet, and whatnot? Would the quality of tennis be as good? What do you think?
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Federer would win every tournament then?
he already does!
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

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he already does!
that would be interesting!

Nadal would win the clay ones, Roger would win everything else
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that would be interesting!

Nadal would win the clay ones, Roger would win everything else
That's how it is today.
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

Are you out of your mind? This is the most bizzare idea I've ever heard.
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

Actually, I think it would be kind of interesting if they changed the format of Davis Cup so that it all happened in the span of three or four weeks at one facility with clay courts, grass, and slow and fast hardcourts. Of course, it would probably be impossible to schedule and impossible to find a good site, and the purists would hate it, but it could be interesting, I think.
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Geez some of you people want to turn the ATP in to the circus
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

It could be fun as a one-off thing.

If it happened on a regular basis, we all know it would favour Nadal. With his lucky draws he'd be playing every match on clay.
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

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Would you guys like to see just one tournament in which each match was randomly given the surface it was played on? The all-surface players would be rewarded, and it would be quite fascinating to see players rebound from clay to carpet, and whatnot? Would the quality of tennis be as good? What do you think?
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Are you out of your mind? This is the most bizzare idea I've ever heard.
How about the same tournament but where the two sides of the court are different surfaces. Or where the court is installed on a pair of giant rotating cubes, so that for each side there are 6 possible surfaces? They could change after every game.
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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

How about a half court-half pool, like in the old Uncle Tobys ad with Todd Reid?

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Re: What if a tournament had all four surfaces?

They already have that in Dubai.
The center court and 4 practice courts are fast hardcourt. But there are also two more playing courts with slow hardcourt, and 1 practice court with slow hardcourt. Ridiculous. They built them in different times, so...
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