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My epic battle

EddceLLent
10-30-2011, 08:35 PM
In the absence of anyone in my life who would be proud of me for having finally achieved something difficult on a completely meaningless internet tennis game, i've come here to tell you all of my achievement.

For years i've played this game called 'stick cricket' (Google it, it'll be the first result) and a few months ago I saw a link to 'stick tennis'...obviously what with me being into tennis I thought i'd try it out so I decided to have a go on the 'world domination' game. Basically there's 16 matches you need to win, becoming more difficult as you go on.

Let me just say to the game's credit - it's incredibly simple to learn, it's really addictive and it represents the differences between the surfaces in a reasonably accurate way.

Anyway, back to the point... It was a very proud day when I finally beat Lendl, saving two match points in the final set:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/lendl.jpg

The guy was so owner... you have to be totally on top of your game for every shot to beat him, if you're not in the right position he hits a winner every time.

The final match is against Sampras, and as you can see I had a couple of heartbreaking losses:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/guttedagain.jpg

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/gutted.jpg

...before I finally got the better of him, engaging in a cheeky Andy Murray style fist pump at the moment I sealed the victory:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/worlddom.jpg

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/ownzz.jpg

A very proud day indeed :) :D :wavey: :yippee: :cheerleader:

I recommend the game to anyone btw: Stick Tennis world domination (http://www.sticksports.com/game/stick-tennis/world-domination/) (the first few are easy, but it does get insanely difficult towards the end...)

Certinfy
10-30-2011, 08:42 PM
Congratulations :yeah: Great achievement! :)

Gotta admit it is a hard game, completed all the levels a while back but I remember a few players such as the ones you mentioned being a real pain in the ass! :lol:

EddceLLent
10-30-2011, 08:47 PM
Congratulations :yeah: Great achievement! :)

Gotta admit it is a hard game, completed all the levels a while back but I remember a few players such as the ones you mentioned being a real pain in the ass! :lol:

Thanks :)

Lendl was such a bitch to beat. I used to get so angry with myself for not concentrating, i'd bang my fist on the table and my mum would walk in and ask what was going on - she just got a pained sigh. I'm sure it brought me closer to Andy Murray haha, not just because of the anger but because my mum was there to witness it :D

jmf07
10-30-2011, 08:50 PM
In MTF terms though you are a mug choker judging by your failure to win the close matches and that poor BP conversion rate.

EddceLLent
10-30-2011, 08:58 PM
In MTF terms though you are a mug choker judging by your failure to win the close matches and that poor BP conversion rate.

That last match though - saved 13/14 BP....and the time I saved 2 MP against Lendl - tell me that's not mental toughness :worship:

jmjhb
10-30-2011, 09:11 PM
100% first serve and over 100 aces and you still lost?!?

EddceLLent
10-30-2011, 09:20 PM
100% first serve and over 100 aces and you still lost?!?

It was a pretty long match. Didn't Mahut get over 100 aces in the match where he eventually lost 70-68 in the final set to Isner?

It'd be fair to say that Pete was dominating the rallies :(

Orka_n
10-30-2011, 10:25 PM
Great stuff, didn't know this game existed.

@Sweet Cleopatra
10-30-2011, 10:48 PM
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EddceLLent
10-30-2011, 11:00 PM
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http://www.alamuae.com/gallery/data/media/123/0208.gif

This is EXACTLY the reaction I wanted, positive rep for you :)

Ilovetheblues_86
10-30-2011, 11:07 PM
:worship:

Do you have the passwords? I forgot to copy.

EddceLLent
10-30-2011, 11:39 PM
:worship:

Do you have the passwords? I forgot to copy.

15#Horde
14#Pizza
13#Smash
12#Towel
11#Amber
10#Scrub
9#Puppy
8#Manly
7#Haiku
6#Giant
5#Exile
4#Chill
3#Devil
2#Blitz
1#Whale

selyoink
10-31-2011, 12:10 AM
Well done. I just played for the first time and had my own epic battle to defeat Pat Cash 17-15 in the fifth. I got a triple bagel the first time I played but was a fast enough learner to dominate on serve the second time. Thanks for introducing me to the game.

Deathless Mortal
10-31-2011, 05:56 PM
I can't beat Lendl :sobbing:

Vida
10-31-2011, 08:06 PM
I can't beat Lendl :sobbing:

go to the net on every point ;)

EddceLLent
10-31-2011, 08:42 PM
go to the net on every point ;)

I found that even after I go to the net half the time I ended up hitting my shot into the net. You have to be perfect with positioning and if you're moving forward you need to not do it until they've hit their shot else you'll get passed.

Deathless Mortal
10-31-2011, 09:15 PM
go to the net on every point ;)

That's actually how I always play, but it isn't working with Lendl. Closest I got was a 6-3 3-6 6-7 4-6 loss :(

EddceLLent
10-31-2011, 09:54 PM
That's actually how I always play, but it isn't working with Lendl. Closest I got was a 6-3 3-6 6-7 4-6 loss :(

You'll get him eventually! Try staying back until you've got a really good chance to put him away going forward. If you're staying back it's good practice for the later matches where positioning is even more important.

Certinfy
10-31-2011, 10:59 PM
Playing Lendl now for some fun, lets see how it goes. Haven't played this in a while.

I remember Agassi being the hardest though. :scratch:

Certinfy
10-31-2011, 11:24 PM
3-6 6-4 3-6 1-6

Really mucked that up to be fair. Had a *2-0 lead in the first and then had *1-0 40-15 in the third and lost the next 4 points :mad:

abraxas21
11-01-2011, 12:26 AM
just beat cash in a fourth setter (my first match).

the third set was the deal breaker. i came back from a 0-3 deficit to take the set in an epic tiebreak 7-5. after that cash lost the momentum and i took the opportunity to break in the first game of the fourth set. from there on i just maintained my serve and it was a done deal.

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/3453/cashe.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/402/cashe.jpg/)

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please note how clutch i was at saving and converting break points :yeah:

i play carlos moya now.

selyoink
11-01-2011, 12:36 AM
Got past Moya and Goran. I handed Moya bagels in the 4th and 5th sets once I figured out to return against him. Goran was no problem, he never had a chance at breaking my serve.

abraxas21
11-01-2011, 01:00 AM
moyá was a walk in the park. give me spanish claycourters anyday

http://img842.imageshack.us/img842/9498/moyaw.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/842/moyaw.jpg/)

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i play goran now

abraxas21
11-01-2011, 01:22 AM
goran choked. he was 5-4 serving for the first set. anyhow, match was a servefest

http://img411.imageshack.us/img411/9098/gorani.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/411/gorani.jpg/)

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abraxas21
11-01-2011, 02:00 AM
got past kafelnikov. great returner

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/6104/kafelnikov.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/267/kafelnikov.jpg/)

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selyoink
11-01-2011, 02:41 AM
I broke Kafelnikov 12 times in a four set win, got broke 8 times myself.

merryploughbhoy
11-01-2011, 03:38 AM
I'll stick to topspin 4 on ps3, can't play with the arrow keys on a pc to save my life.

abraxas21
11-01-2011, 03:52 AM
just beat rafter 6-1, 6-1, 6-3

EddceLLent
11-01-2011, 08:54 AM
glad everyone is enjoying themselves, keep the updates coming :)

Deathless Mortal
11-01-2011, 12:09 PM
http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/5675/lendl.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/687/lendl.png/)

Finally :D
Was 0-2 down in the 5th..

Dr. Frankenfed
11-01-2011, 12:16 PM
This YOU guy has some massive volley skills. This game proves that serve & volley is the superior strategy in tennis.

EddceLLent
11-01-2011, 10:07 PM
Just been playing some old opponents again, Jimmy Connors got OWNED:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/owningjimmy.jpg

Check out that BP conversion rate :) I was 5-1 up in the final set before I "did an Andy" and lost my concentration at the end

EddceLLent
11-01-2011, 11:30 PM
So yeah, i'm pwning now...

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/lendlagain.jpg

and best of all:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/owningandre.jpg

Have THAT Andre :)

selyoink
11-01-2011, 11:45 PM
Rafter was a mug. First player I haven't dropped a set against.

Deathless Mortal
11-02-2011, 09:41 AM
I killed Agassi 7-6 6-1 6-1 in my first attempt, he's not so tough :shrug:

abraxas21
11-03-2011, 01:39 AM
after 2 consecutive losses, i finally beat becker in an epic 5-set battle: 6-1, 6-4, 6-7(6), 3-6, 6-3

i was crusing in the first 2 sets but he got me in the third in one never wrecking tiebreak. from then on he took the momentum to win the fourth set and it all looked like it was going to be an epic comeback from him but i was having none of it. i broke in the second game of the fifth set and i managed to maintain my serve until the end

selyoink
11-03-2011, 02:12 AM
Kuerten was tough but Courier a no-serve mug.

orangehat
11-03-2011, 03:18 AM
I'm trying to triple bagel everyone :lol:

I have managed to do that all the way until Lendl, closest I got to was 6-0 6-1 6-1 :lol:
Real pain trying to triple bagel Ivanisevic though :o

EddceLLent
11-03-2011, 11:06 PM
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/borg.jpg

12-10 in first set tie-break, 7-4 in third....back from 0-5 (games) down in the third set :)

!VamosRafa!
11-03-2011, 11:09 PM
The ONLY one I cannot beat is Borg :mad:
I can beat Sampras and everyone else, but not Borg...

EDIT: Oops, forgot Lendl, I understand your pain :hug:

!VamosRafa!
11-03-2011, 11:13 PM
Btw I soooo love this game and I discovered it last year and I seriously play it like almost every day.
It's so addictive.

EddceLLent
11-03-2011, 11:39 PM
Btw I soooo love this game and I discovered it last year and I seriously play it like almost every day.
It's so addictive.

+1...I play stick cricket too :D

With Borg you're better trying to stay back until you manage to get him properly out wide, then just as he hits come into about the service line and put him away...when you're at the net try and stay in the middle or he'll put you away to one side

!VamosRafa!
11-03-2011, 11:48 PM
I just beat Sampras 7-6(6)7-6(5)7-6(7)
I had 5-4 and 0-40 on Sampras' serve in the 1st set and didn't convert any of them :o
I saved 2 set points in the 1st and 4 in the 3rd set and remained calm and focused in the tiebreaks :D
I was down 6-2 in the 3rd set TB.
http://oi39.tinypic.com/94rd.jpg

Sampras had 0 BPs :worship:

!VamosRafa!
11-03-2011, 11:52 PM
Some of my losses to Borg:
6-1 6-1 6-2
6-2 6-2 6-1
6-0 6-2 7-5
6-4 6-4 6-4
and my biggest achievement:
lost 6-2 5-7 6-1 6-2 I won a set :cheer:
and so on... :sobbing:

I'm gonna play him again and this time I'll hopefully beat him finally!

!VamosRafa!
11-03-2011, 11:52 PM
This thread has inspired me :D

!VamosRafa!
11-04-2011, 12:32 AM
I lost to Borg again :awww:
But this is definitely the closest match I've ever played against him :yeah:
I lost 4-6 3-6 7-6(14)2-6, Epic tiebreak :worship:
But I lost my serve 12 times :lol:

http://oi44.tinypic.com/w7hqvd.jpg

EddceLLent
11-04-2011, 01:36 AM
Stay back! You can't rush things on clay like you can on the other surfaces

EddceLLent
11-04-2011, 02:21 AM
http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/samprasagain.jpg

I was loving this servefest against Pete :) No breaks for first three sets, I saved five BP...had three MP in third set and choked...came back in 4th and got a break to love before serving it out with four aces :) EPICCCCCC

EddceLLent
11-04-2011, 11:51 AM
I got a golden set :D

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/goldenset.jpg

Orka_n
11-04-2011, 01:32 PM
http://i983.photobucket.com/albums/ae311/Orka_n/sticktennis.jpg

:cool:

!VamosRafa!
11-04-2011, 02:32 PM
http://oi39.tinypic.com/94rd.jpg
Sampras had 0 BPs :cool:

!VamosRafa!
11-04-2011, 02:53 PM
I totally OWNED Lendl 6-2 6-1 6-1 :D
http://oi44.tinypic.com/29zxy84.jpg

Now I have to beat fucking Borg for the first time, he is driving me crazy :mad:

Deathless Mortal
11-04-2011, 03:15 PM
http://img195.imageshack.us/img195/7648/borgqs.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/195/borgqs.png/)

Borg won 6 points in the first set :lol:

!VamosRafa!
11-04-2011, 03:45 PM
I did it!!! I FINALLY did it :sobbing:
I beat the guy I have never before beaten- BORG!
And in 3 sets:worship:
http://oi44.tinypic.com/hvwbgz.jpg

Plus I'm a girl which proves that girls are equally good in video games as boys :p

Deathless Mortal
11-04-2011, 06:22 PM
http://img13.imageshack.us/img13/2316/sampras.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/13/sampras.png/)

Mission accomplished :cool:

Certinfy
11-04-2011, 08:44 PM
I totally OWNED Lendl 6-2 6-1 6-1 :D
http://oi44.tinypic.com/29zxy84.jpg

Now I have to beat fucking Borg for the first time, he is driving me crazy :mad:
How the fuck did you do that? :eek:

EddceLLent
11-04-2011, 11:40 PM
I think owning Borg has turned me into some kind of god on clay. I can't quite believe it myself but this is what I just did:

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d173/eddcassels/ijdkh.jpg

Ownageeeeeeee :D

abraxas21
11-05-2011, 12:31 AM
after a history of deception v. mcenroe, i finally got him 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

epic moment serving at 5-4 in the fifth. needed 6 match points

!VamosRafa!
11-05-2011, 12:51 AM
How the fuck did you do that? :eek:

Girl power :rocker2:

selyoink
11-05-2011, 03:36 AM
I straight setted mug Edberg and needed 4 sets to get past Becker. Wasted at least 6 sets points in the first set and lost a 12-10 tiebreak before routing him the rest of the way.

abraxas21
11-05-2011, 04:15 AM
beat wilander in my first try

a choking score. 2-6, 7-5, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4

i was 10/34 in BP chances :lol:

abraxas21
11-05-2011, 05:04 AM
huge fight v. connors

beat him 7-6, 7-6, 0-6, 3-6, 6-4. my third fifth setter won in a row (mcenroe, wilander and now connors). im the massu of virtual tennis

won 20 points less than him but my break point conversion sucked again. 6/19

!VamosRafa!
11-05-2011, 01:56 PM
I owned Sampras 6-3 7-6(10)6-2, it's my easiest win over him :)
I had a mini-choke at 6-3,4-2, but I still managed to win. I saved 4 set points in the TB :D
The last game was epic, I saved 4 break points and won the match on my 6th match point!!!

http://oi44.tinypic.com/2gt52lz.jpg

Btw, it really wasn't as easy as it seems, there were some really long games and I really played my best :)

selyoink
11-05-2011, 03:42 PM
McEnroe dispatched in straight sets. He beat me in straight sets the first try.

abraxas21
11-05-2011, 04:27 PM
lol lendl just owned me 6-1, 6-0, 6-1

orangehat
11-09-2011, 08:22 PM
http://img854.imageshack.us/img854/1033/goldenset.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/854/goldenset.png/)

Finally triple bagelled Lendl.

http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/2575/rapeoflendl.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/39/rapeoflendl.png/)

Certinfy
11-09-2011, 08:23 PM
Anyone want to tell me how to beat Lendl so easily? :lol:

orangehat
11-21-2011, 05:56 PM
http://img39.imageshack.us/img39/8708/borg.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/39/borg.png/)
http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/7688/agassi.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/403/agassi.png/)

orangehat
11-21-2011, 06:15 PM
http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/2316/sampras.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/266/sampras.png/)

probably the closest i will get to triple bagelling sampras.

Clydey
11-26-2011, 11:40 PM
Just played this. Very addictive. Came back from 2 sets down to beat Pat Cash on my first try. VAMOS!

gaitare
12-05-2011, 11:34 AM
http://i.imgur.com/cONdp.png

Choked at 6:0 6:0 5:0 :cheerleader:

Deathless Mortal
12-14-2011, 08:31 PM
http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/815/65809858.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/832/65809858.png/)

It's impossible to triple bagel him :sobbing:
I sucked in the third :(

!VamosRafa!
02-13-2012, 05:12 PM
http://oi44.tinypic.com/m7xgkj.jpg

I was so close to a triple bagel :tears:

Anyway, he only won 29 points!

I'll try to triple bagel him next time :D

Girl power :cheer:

Deathless Mortal
02-13-2012, 05:59 PM
http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/2316/sampras.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/266/sampras.png/)



http://i.imgur.com/cONdp.png



http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/815/65809858.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/832/65809858.png/)



http://oi44.tinypic.com/m7xgkj.jpg



We all hit 31 aces :lol:

!VamosRafa!
02-14-2012, 02:09 AM
Haha I just noticed it :lol:

All were easy wins, but mine was the best :p
I didn't give him a single BP and I hit 100 1st serves in :lol:

And if I ever hear anyone saying girls can't beat guys at video games I will slap them :lol:

emotion
02-17-2012, 03:05 AM
I suck, but am much more clutch than irl
http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg826/scaled.php?server=826&filename=moyat.png&res=medium

orangehat
02-17-2012, 03:40 AM
Well it should be said I'm the best since I managed to triple breadstick him with only 64% first serves :p

emotion
02-17-2012, 09:40 PM
just won a 76 76 76 match with only 2 BPs to opponent's 8 and saved 11 set points :p

Deathless Mortal
02-18-2012, 01:32 AM
Moya aced you 43 times? :facepalm: :p

Deathless Mortal
02-18-2012, 07:07 AM
I had a match point to triple bagel him, he hit an ace :sad:

http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/9012/tennisa.png (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/855/tennisa.png/)

FedexpressFan
06-25-2012, 09:06 PM
So after I don't know how many attempts I finally beat Lendl in 4 sets:D Then onwards it was to Agassi, Borg & Sampras. Agassi was a bit of a pain but I eventually prevailed. Then went on to proudly beat both Borg & Sampras on my first attempts :dance::rocker2:

Shinoj
06-26-2012, 05:17 PM
While playing the game why does the window dissapear and comes back to the main menu. ANybody?:rolleyes:

FedexpressFan
06-27-2012, 04:52 PM
About All Star Smash, I just beat him 6-0 6-0, never gave him a break point and he only won 12 points and I got a score of 37. On the high score pages I'm seeing scores of 48; what on earth are you supposed to do to get any where near that? In contrast to this game, my previous best of 35 points saw me bet him 6-0 6-1...how exactly does the scoring work?

Shinoj
06-27-2012, 05:17 PM
I have thumped Pat Cash,Goran and Rafter. Now i am in a massive Grind with Guga. Rafter had been the hardest till now, IMO. Goran was surprisingly a piece of Cake.

Guga is proving to be a Thorn.

PedroMarquess
06-28-2012, 01:17 AM
I have thumped Pat Cash,Goran and Rafter. Now i am in a massive Grind with Guga. Rafter had been the hardest till now, IMO. Goran was surprisingly a piece of Cake.

Guga is proving to be a Thorn.

Guga is easy. Unless you're not using all the potencial that yours shots may have.

Shinoj
06-28-2012, 02:14 PM
Guga is easy. Unless you're not using all the potencial that yours shots may have.

I was twice 2 Set Up and a Break in the third but for some reason the Match Exited and took me to the Home Page.:rolleyes:

Finally i managed to get better of him. What a Grind. :drink::drink::tape:


In 4 Sets

PedroMarquess
07-09-2012, 03:28 PM
:cool:

252540

Like a sir.

PedroMarquess
07-09-2012, 05:32 PM
You guys must be genious. Bageling Sampras lol. I was getting owned by his serve alone games and games and games. Whatever, I'm done with this game.

252541

Shinoj
07-09-2012, 07:08 PM
There is very easy way to crack the game. Once i did that i was not interested much..

Looner
07-09-2012, 10:25 PM
Lol, what a GOAT thread.

emotion
12-09-2012, 03:40 AM
I was about to beat it a few months ago, but resumed playing it today, arbitrarily started vs McEnroe, and quickly lost 6 sets
But then, down 4-6 4-6 3-4*...

http://i.imgur.com/97vOn.png

Followed by
http://i.imgur.com/mscmJ.png
I swear Wilander snorted something after the 1st

BroTree123
12-09-2012, 08:59 AM
What? This is like the easiest tennis game ever :lol:

Hewitt =Legend
12-09-2012, 09:07 AM
Gonzalez laughs at those pitiful winners to unforced errors ratios.

emotion
12-31-2013, 05:55 AM
2 years of playing on and off later...
http://i.imgur.com/DrFtWNJl.png
http://i.imgur.com/pvdHXHkl.png

ProdigyEng
12-31-2013, 06:06 AM
Who plays the phone version

Jagerbomb
01-03-2014, 06:14 AM
I play the phone version. I don't play much, but I double bageled all the women until Davenport.

TigerTim
01-04-2014, 12:41 PM
epic game, stick cricket too, so good