Originally Posted by lalaland
I'm sorry that we upset you. Perhaps you can see it this way, that we care so much about his tennis that we just cannot bear to see him loses. Tournament after tournament, loss after loss, I always said to myself that this is it, I had have enough of losses and I'm not going to care anymore. But the next week comes, I find myself once again hoping for a better draw and a better form, wondering if he will miraculously rebirth back to his old self and play those impeccable tennis. This endlessly hoping is really wearing me out. We're no fairweather fans if you think we are. We get frustrated and screamed and yelled at his loss because it pains us too much to see that happen. I think if one day, no one gives a damn that Juan Carlos lost a first round, is propably the day he doesn't have any fans any more. It takes one to believe that he should win in order to be disappointed. If we dont' expect him to win, then we won't be upset at his loss.
We are not insulting him. I'm sure he didn't plan to lose and he is as disappointed at himself as we are. But sports fans are driven by passion, so we cry when he wins and scream when he loses. I will wake up tomorrow and get over this loss and cheer for him all over again. I have been on this forum for some years now and I don't see much of his fans deserted him because he is losing. We moan and moan, but you see everyone gather again the next match wishing him good luck, that is the evident of how loyal this group of Juan Carlos fans are.
safinaferrero, i can understand you, it was maybe a bit harsh what we said, but that all wasn't really meant in a serious way, we were all frustrated because of his loss, i always am when he loses - being a bit harsh way for some (including me) a good way to handle with the situation, i know it is not fair - nobody loses because he wants to lose, of course, jc wanted to win as well, no question - and he really fought - i think you could see that in the last game
perhaps he had a bad day, perhaps a little injury, i don't know
i am sure he was disappointend - nobody wants to lose
i was disappointed and sad - jc is my number 1 player - he made me watch tennis ( i hated it before) i just saw him once and i knew - i have to watch tennis, i have to watch this guy ( this time i didn't know who he was, what his name was, if he was good or not, i just saw him walking on court and "fell in love"
he is my most fav player and will it ever be, i would die for seeing him live, i am crazy about him
days when he is losing are very very bad days for me - i knowthat is
but can't help it - when he is winning i am in the best mood ever. is he losing i am in a very very bad one - i even cry
i never wanted to insult him, some things we say was probably not nice/correct - he is a top player though he is not playing that good at the moment - but before the USOPen he was 21 in the rankings - that is great isn't it