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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-23-2004, 03:13 AM
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Re: how did pimpim survive in year 2000-02?

euro-roddick... i dont like roddick either so

... haha but i guess being compared to the #2 in the world has to be a good thing
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post #17 of 19 (permalink) Old 11-23-2004, 03:45 AM
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ahh... maybe cause they played doubles together in juniors ... so in ESPN minds, he's like Roddick's "other half" that's accross the pond.

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Re: how did pimpim survive in year 2000-02?

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Espn recently did a story on how lesser known athletes make ends meet. They don't specifically mention Pim Pim, but there's a story about another tennis player, Matias Boeker. Anyway, it gives you an idea of what it's like to play on the Challenger Circuit. The link is: http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/sportsbusiness/index

You have to click on the story and then a separate window will pop up. The story is called "A Challenging Existance".

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That story is so sad a lot of lower ranked players have said similar things to that...getting no sponsors, paying for everything, sleeping in youth hostels...(ok so that wasn't in the video but yeah...lol)

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Re: how did pimpim survive in year 2000-02?

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Thanks for the link Canuck_Chick!
Newfound note: Pimpim is called "Euro Roddick" by ESPN.
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