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Martin def. Roddick 6-4 7-5 1-0 ret.

Julio1974
05-30-2006, 04:46 PM
I hope Roddick will be in form for Wimbledom. Was he in pain?

croat123
05-30-2006, 04:47 PM
nice win alberto :D

hitchhiker
05-30-2006, 04:48 PM
nice to see the foreign legion give roddick a standing ovation of boos for him taking time out of his day to turn up and entertain them

mangoes
05-30-2006, 04:50 PM
Yes, he seemed in pain. I am so sad about Andy and I hated that the French found it necessary to boo Andy

swissfed
05-30-2006, 04:50 PM
NO common .....

connectolove
05-30-2006, 04:52 PM
Roddick... such a loser. Now Safin & Roddick belong to in the same sack.

hitchhiker
05-30-2006, 04:53 PM
nuke the mercenaries

Julio1974
05-30-2006, 04:53 PM
Yes, he seemed in pain. I am so sad about Andy and I hated that the French found it necessary to boo Andy

I can't believe they booed him. They are retard. Everyone knew he was injured and he was making an effort to show up and play.

NINA_BCN
05-30-2006, 04:54 PM
Retired? Why???? :confused:

DrJules
05-30-2006, 04:54 PM
nice to see the foreign legion give roddick a standing ovation of boos for him taking time out of his day to turn up and entertain them

You sound intolerant. We apologise for not being American :mad:

nkhera1
05-30-2006, 04:54 PM
He couldn't move very well forward or backward and Martin was absolutely punishing for that hitting more drop shot and lob winners than probably in any other match in the history of tennis. I actually liked what I saw from Roddick for the most part. I mean I've been wanting him to hit it flatter and he did it, but unfortunately this is clay and maybe he could have used a little more topspin on some of his shots but then I would be a hypocrite. He was serving well. I thought he hit his backhands well. He didn't move that well which i think is becuase of the ankle to a certain extent. His return game was attrocious though and that really did him in. He just wasn't able to put that much of pressure on Martin.

nkhera1
05-30-2006, 04:56 PM
NO common .....

I assume you mean no comment and if so why post it? Seriously a message board is to post ideas and if you don't have one we really don't care to hear that.

nkhera1
05-30-2006, 04:56 PM
NO common .....

I assume you mean no comment and if so why post it? Seriously a message board is to post ideas and if you don't have one we really don't care to hear that. :rolleyes:

Alvarillo
05-30-2006, 04:57 PM
i saw the first set and Martin was plating very well but Roddick wasn't 100%
he couldn.t move at his best, it was clear!
if the french booed him (i didn't see the end), they demostrate again why everyone out from this country hate RG crowd :o

so felicidades Alberto and take care Andy, want to see you ready for Wimbledon!

Argenbrit
05-30-2006, 04:57 PM
Retired? Why???? :confused:

Because of his foot.

Andy :sad:

Clara Bow
05-30-2006, 04:59 PM
Poo! I hate that Roddick has had so many injuries lately. :sad: And boo to the crowd for booing him. From his talk with the trainer, it seemed like he wanted to continue playing, but could not play without his ankle being retaped- the trainer would not do so- so Andy did the best choice imo opinion for the summer and retired.

Frankly, imo there was no cause for the crowd to boo him as they did. :(

AgassiDomination
05-30-2006, 04:59 PM
I assume you mean no comment and if so why post it? Seriously a message board is to post ideas and if you don't have one we really don't care to hear that. :rolleyes:
I think he meant "Nooooo c'mon!"

connectolove
05-30-2006, 05:02 PM
The French booo anybody they can, it is not to be taken personally.

purple_star
05-30-2006, 05:04 PM
poor andy. :sad:
i feel sorry for him. couldnt see why he played when his ankle is still troubling him.

Golfnduck
05-30-2006, 05:05 PM
He couldn't move very well forward or backward and Martin was absolutely punishing for that hitting more drop shot and lob winners than probably in any other match in the history of tennis. I actually liked what I saw from Roddick for the most part. I mean I've been wanting him to hit it flatter and he did it, but unfortunately this is clay and maybe he could have used a little more topspin on some of his shots but then I would be a hypocrite. He was serving well. I thought he hit his backhands well. He didn't move that well which i think is becuase of the ankle to a certain extent. His return game was attrocious though and that really did him in. He just wasn't able to put that much of pressure on Martin.
I agree with your assessment. His ankle definately hindered him today. I couldn't believe the French crowd though. Andy wanted to continue to play, but the trainer wouldn't retape his ankle. Once again, the French crowd lives up to expectations.

Angle Queen
05-30-2006, 05:06 PM
...I actually liked what I saw from Roddick for the most part. I mean I've been wanting him to hit it flatter and he did it, but unfortunately this is clay and maybe he could have used a little more topspin on some of his shots but then I would be a hypocrite. He was serving well. I thought he hit his backhands well. He didn't move that well which i think is becuase of the ankle to a certain extent. His return game was attrocious though and that really did him in. He just wasn't able to put that much of pressure on Martin.Same here...although I was only able to watch part of the second set. Lotta depth on the backhand; it was his forehand that let him down today. And it was quite clear his movement was impaired (not that it's all that great to begin with).

Nice clean match from Martin, though. Good luck to him in the next round.

Action Jackson
05-30-2006, 05:07 PM
Yes, people with short memories forget the New York crowd booed Rafter when he couldn't go on in a match with a clear injury problem.

No, they shouldn't have booed Roddick in this case, but the French boo their own.

Pigpen Stinks
05-30-2006, 05:07 PM
A player could lose their leg on the court, and the French crowd would boo him if he dared retire.

Action Jackson
05-30-2006, 05:11 PM
Booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

almouchie
05-30-2006, 05:11 PM
bad show from roddick
2 sets down , he might have finished the third set
it didnt look he was struggling with hi s movement at all
until he called the trainer

BelgianWaffle
05-30-2006, 05:14 PM
I agree.. he didn't look too bothered with his ankle, he could've just played it out. But as usual the booing was unnecessary.

tennisace
05-30-2006, 05:16 PM
Yes, people with short memories forget the New York crowd booed Rafter when he couldn't go on in a match with a clear injury problem.

I was at that match George, I never felt more ashamed. The crowd was horrid.

mangoes
05-30-2006, 05:20 PM
bad show from roddick
2 sets down , he might have finished the third set
it didnt look he was struggling with hi s movement at all
until he called the trainer

I think he indicated to the trainer that something happened in the 5 all game of the 2nd set. Nevertheless, if the ankle feels off, STOP. I think he did the correct thing.

The French Crowd :rolleyes: :rolleyes: For some reason, I wasn't shocked by their response. Annoyed, yes, but not shocked.

fedpras
05-30-2006, 05:21 PM
bad show from roddick
2 sets down , he might have finished the third set
it didnt look he was struggling with hi s movement at all
until he called the trainer

Yeah, I didn't notice that he was moving especially badly throughout most of the match :shrug: . And he told the trainer that his ankle started hurting at 5-5 in the second set, so I don't think the ankle was the reason he lost the first set.

Clara Bow
05-30-2006, 05:22 PM
Yes, people with short memories forget the New York crowd booed Rafter when he couldn't go on in a match with a clear injury problem.

No, they shouldn't have booed Roddick in this case, but the French boo their own.

Frankly- both instances (and others) remind me of why I love the Aussie crowd so much. They seem to be the most tennis knowlegeable of all of the GS crowds and are the most fair. All hail the crowds at the AO:inlove:!

blosson
05-30-2006, 05:22 PM
C'mon guys, this was not the final and Roddick should really worry about tournaments he as a real chance. With Queens and Wimbledon around the corner why should he continue playing a lost case match to possibly further injure himself? I think it was a good idea to retire.

nobama
05-30-2006, 05:23 PM
How would any of us know exactly how Roddick felt. I love it when people come here and pretend to know if someone is really injured or not and if they could've kept on playing. :rolleyes: I don't understand why he couldn't have his ankle retaped or whatever. Didn't Maria Sharapova have that done the other day? I mean guys take injury time outs to have their legs massaged and to get fingers taped. I don't get it. :shrug:

cobalt60
05-30-2006, 05:23 PM
Could it be he retired for fear of injurying the ankle further? And that he originally decided to play because he thought he just might have a chance and certainly couldn't predict what could happen? And the RG crowd never disappoint do they?
So many questions, so little answers;)

Action Jackson
05-30-2006, 05:23 PM
I was at that match George, I never felt more ashamed. The crowd was horrid.

Thanks for getting the point and to the others boooooooooooooooooooo.

cobalt60
05-30-2006, 05:24 PM
Frankly- both instances (and others) remind me of why I love the Aussie crowd so much. They seem to be the most tennis knowlegeable of all of the GS crowds and are the most fair. All hail the crowds at the AO:inlove:!
Hear Hear!

DrJules
05-30-2006, 05:26 PM
On WTF they are still criticising Justine because she quit in the middle of the final against Amelie because she was ill. A lot of the posters are/were American.

adee-gee
05-30-2006, 05:27 PM
Frankly- both instances (and others) remind me of why I love the Aussie crowd so much. They seem to be the most tennis knowlegeable of all of the GS crowds and are the most fair. All hail the crowds at the AO:inlove:!
What about the fantastically knowledgable Wimbledon crowd? :p

Andy :sad: get well for the grass court season :hug:

mangoes
05-30-2006, 05:27 PM
How would any of us know exactly how Roddick felt. I love it when people come here and pretend to know if someone is really injured or not and if they could've kept on playing. :rolleyes: I don't understand why he couldn't have his ankle retaped or whatever. Didn't Maria Sharapova have that done the other day? I mean guys take injury time outs to have their legs massaged and to get fingers taped. I don't get it. :shrug:


Agree. Was that a new rule? Andy Murray literally had life messaged into his tired body at every opportunity but Roddick couldn't have his ankle retaped?? If anything, I think it's rediculous that Murray keeps getting all this aide during his matches. Yet, Roddick, with a well documented injury can't get assistance???

vincayou
05-30-2006, 05:27 PM
It's really stupid to boo someone injured. But it shows that most of them probably don't follow tennis that close as they obviously didn't know that Roddick was injured from the start. They thought he just invented it to give himself an excuse for the loss.

rofe
05-30-2006, 05:29 PM
This is probably a blessing in disguise for Andy. He has a lot of time to practise for Queens and Wimbly now.

Get well soon Andy.

Action Jackson
05-30-2006, 05:31 PM
He has 2 weeks off now and that's good for him.

DrJules
05-30-2006, 05:31 PM
Frankly- both instances (and others) remind me of why I love the Aussie crowd so much. They seem to be the most tennis knowlegeable of all of the GS crowds and are the most fair. All hail the crowds at the AO:inlove:!

You have made a point most would agree.

One can only contrast Hewitt vs. Safin in AO with Blake vs. Nadal at US Open. The AO crowd always abided by fair play. However, in New York Nadal had to face continual applause of his double faults and errors when he played Blake.

mangoes
05-30-2006, 05:32 PM
This is probably a blessing in disguise for Andy. He has a lot of time to practise for Queens and Wimbly now.

Get well soon Andy.


It could be viewed as such, but Andy looks so down that I feel so terrible for him :sad: :sad: I just want to give him a hug.........

nobama
05-30-2006, 05:33 PM
Agree. Was that a new rule? Andy Murray literally had life messaged into his tired body at every opportunity but Roddick couldn't have his ankle retaped?? If anything, I think it's rediculous that Murray keeps getting all this aide during his matches. Yet, Roddick, with a well documented injury can't get assistance???Don't forget Nadal in MC when he delayed the start of the match to have his finger taped and in the middle of a set stopped play because of a blister. None of this was in between sets. I'm not sure where that rule came from because I've seen plenty of times play being stopped during a set so a player can get a rub down or whatever. Didn't Blake do that in Hamburg?

Viken01
05-30-2006, 05:34 PM
roddick :(

ae wowww
05-30-2006, 05:34 PM
What a pathetic thread tone.

Neely
05-30-2006, 05:34 PM
Andy :sad: I hope you get better soon, man! :yeah: I hope he heals up well for the grass season and for the rest of the year to play without problems!

Nobody should be booed for retiring, even more when it's so obvious because he already came with a problem into this match. That's just a shame and clear sign of lack of any empathy and while something like that has also occured at other tournaments, for me, such and other questionable crowd behaviour are certainly more frequently happening at Roland Garros than anywhere else.

DrJules
05-30-2006, 05:34 PM
Agree. Was that a new rule? Andy Murray literally had life messaged into his tired body at every opportunity but Roddick couldn't have his ankle retaped?? If anything, I think it's rediculous that Murray keeps getting all this aide during his matches. Yet, Roddick, with a well documented injury can't get assistance???

If Murray did not receive that treatment he would have to retire. It is better players receive treatment than retire.

DrJules
05-30-2006, 05:38 PM
What about the fantastically knowledgable Wimbledon crowd? :p

Andy :sad: get well for the grass court season :hug:

They certainly know about bias for home players which often is taken to extremes :lol: :lol: :lol:

:scratch: I thought you were strongly in the Nadal cheerleader camp.

adee-gee
05-30-2006, 05:40 PM
Agree. Was that a new rule? Andy Murray literally had life messaged into his tired body at every opportunity but Roddick couldn't have his ankle retaped?? If anything, I think it's rediculous that Murray keeps getting all this aide during his matches. Yet, Roddick, with a well documented injury can't get assistance???
Murray gets special attention because he's from the same country as me ;)

adee-gee
05-30-2006, 05:42 PM
They certainly know about bias for home players which often is taken to extremes :lol: :lol: :lol:

:scratch: I thought you were strongly in the Nadal cheerleader camp.
:lol: 90% of the British people going to Wimby this year won't know who Nadal is :retard:

I'm allowed to like more than one player, no? Anyway, I'm strongly in the Montcourt cheerleader camp at the moment ;)

mangoes
05-30-2006, 05:44 PM
Murray gets special attention because he's from the same country as me ;)

:lol: Well, I hope the tournaments stop allowing you to pull strings for him. Instead, hire a full time nurse to tote an oxygen tank to all his matches.........of course, make sure she can give massages :p :lol:

adee-gee
05-30-2006, 05:46 PM
:lol: Well, I hope the tournaments stop allowing you to pull strings for him. Instead, hire a full time nurse to tote an oxygen tank to all his matches.........of course, make sure she can give messages :p :lol:
Maybe it's just a curse. Every guy I like called Andy blows at the moment and keeps getting injured :sad:

TenHound
05-30-2006, 05:48 PM
What was the context for the booing? When he retired, or throughout the match?

mangoes
05-30-2006, 05:49 PM
Maybe it's just a curse. Every guy I like called Andy blows at the moment and keeps getting injured :sad:


I think you're sending too much positive mojo towards Nadal.........all your fault :lol:

mangoes
05-30-2006, 05:51 PM
What was the context for the booing? When he retired, or throughout the match?

When he retired :)

adee-gee
05-30-2006, 05:56 PM
I think you're sending too much positive mojo towards Nadal.........all your fault :lol:
:haha: perhaps

Action Jackson
05-30-2006, 05:58 PM
:haha: perhaps

Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

DrJules
05-30-2006, 05:58 PM
nuke the mercenaries

A comment from somebody who has no idea of the vileness of nuclear weapons.

DrJules
05-30-2006, 06:03 PM
:lol: 90% of the British people going to Wimby this year won't know who Nadal is :retard:



Most people who go to Wimbledon obtain tickets through tennis club. Therefore, tend to know more about tennis and will know who Rafael is. After all so many have sky.

Iheartandy&roger
05-30-2006, 06:04 PM
damn it this sucks better luck next time Andy and may your ankle get better soon!

nkhera1
05-30-2006, 06:04 PM
Well the good news for Roddick is that the way he was playing today should do him well for Wimbledon and the Hardcourt season.

adee-gee
05-30-2006, 06:06 PM
Most people who go to Wimbledon obtain tickets through tennis club. Therefore, tend to know more about tennis and will know who Rafael is. After all so many have sky.
I'll do a survey when I'm there ;)

R.Federer
05-30-2006, 06:15 PM
I think he indicated to the trainer that something happened in the 5 all game of the 2nd set. Nevertheless, if the ankle feels off, STOP. I think he did the correct thing.

The French Crowd :rolleyes: :rolleyes: For some reason, I wasn't shocked by their response. Annoyed, yes, but not shocked.
I agree
However, people seemed to get mad when JHH did this at the AO

Bilbo
05-30-2006, 06:17 PM
expected win by martin :yeah:

llama
05-30-2006, 06:35 PM
Yes, he seemed in pain. I am so sad about Andy and I hated that the French found it necessary to boo Andy

Poor Andy - what a rotten break. Those who booed him are totally classless.

Socket
05-30-2006, 06:40 PM
Frankly- both instances (and others) remind me of why I love the Aussie crowd so much. They seem to be the most tennis knowlegeable of all of the GS crowds and are the most fair. All hail the crowds at the AO:inlove:!
Roddick was booed quite loudly when he was playing Hewitt in the 2005 AO SF.

Volcanic Tennis
05-30-2006, 06:43 PM
:sad: This is so depressing for Andy... The injury and all... and the French crowd booing him...
I hope you get better, soon, soon, soon.

Clara Bow
05-30-2006, 06:55 PM
Roddick was booed quite loudly when he was playing Hewitt in the 2005 AO SF.


Well, to be fair- and as much as I like Andy, I imgine that after a 20 minute pee break I may utter a few boos or hisses. ( Granted I have only booed once, during game six of the 2003 NCS with the Cubs and Marlins. I was there at Wrigley when Bartman caught the ball and I booed- afterwards I felt the shame of booing the poor guy, but I have to admit that I was caught up with the mob mentality at the time. Damn... still to this day, no loss in sports will hurt me as much as game 6 & 7 of that series which I was in person to witness....sigh....cry....(don't) feel the numbness...cry again)

Still- regardles of that booing, I still think that the AO crowds are the most deserving of :hearts: of any GS crowd. :)

After the remeberance of all of that- go Cubbies!

justClaudia
05-30-2006, 07:02 PM
:awww: Get better soon, Andy. And Boooooooooooooo at the French crowd.


Still, nice win to Beto.

mallorn
05-30-2006, 07:11 PM
:( It's really unfortunate that Andy reinjured his foot. It's a small comfort but at least he gets two weeks off to really put it behind him.

blosson
05-30-2006, 07:30 PM
They certainly know about bias for home players which often is taken to extremes :lol: :lol: :lol:


The tennis hooligans! :lol:
Apart from the times a player is up against a British player, I think the crowd at Wimbledon is quite ok.

blosson
05-30-2006, 07:39 PM
Most people who go to Wimbledon obtain tickets through tennis club. Therefore, tend to know more about tennis and will know who Rafael is. After all so many have sky.

That's quite true but a lot of people also go there because it's a upper class event and know nothing about tennis. Most of the debenture ticket holders for example are just invited by companies trying to impress clients. A few people will probably get distracted by the World Cup and won't bother going. Good more tickets left for the real fans who queue overnight.

Merton
05-30-2006, 07:47 PM
Not much to be said about this match, i hope Andy is 100% for the grass season. The booing was totally inappropriate but the RG crowd has done much worse than that in the past.

DrJules
05-30-2006, 07:52 PM
:( It's really unfortunate that Andy reinjured his foot. It's a small comfort but at least he gets two weeks off to really put it behind him.

I think it is a precautionary withdrawl of a player who was possibly badly advised by doctors in the first place. Playing a match with an injury at the start is rarely a good idea. Usually only makes injuries worse.

DrJules
05-30-2006, 07:57 PM
That's quite true but a lot of people also go there because it's a upper class event and know nothing about tennis. Most of the debenture ticket holders for example are just invited by companies trying to impress clients. A few people will probably get distracted by the World Cup and won't bother going. Good more tickets left for the real fans who queue overnight.

I think tickets are distributed by Wimbledon to tennis clubs to ensure that they have spectators who behave themselves. Most club players are serious fans who are interested in the tennis and not controvesy.

musefanatic
05-30-2006, 08:03 PM
Oh shame for Andy :( sad to see him like this but i hope he can recover for wimbie :)

NyGeL
05-30-2006, 08:07 PM
Roddick, go to play table tennis!

scoobs
05-30-2006, 08:07 PM
I'm sorry Andy couldn't complete the match and that his ankle is still bad - it's a shame it didn't recover in time. I hope it does so now quickly enough for the grasscourt swing.

As for the French crowd - booing an injured player. Canaille.

BlakeJamitis
05-30-2006, 08:24 PM
Without the injury, Roddick would have gone far this year. Unfortunate injury ... that's why these "mean nothing" tournaments & exhibitions need to be removed from the schedule.

fenomeno2111
05-30-2006, 08:29 PM
Without the injury, Roddick would have gone far this year. Unfortunate injury ... that's why these "mean nothing" tournaments & exhibitions need to be removed from the schedule.

What "mean nothing" tournaments and exhibitions do you mean? :confused: well I can see your threads and you are not especially a bible of tennis when you call Almagro just a 'streaky' player on clay

scoobs
05-30-2006, 08:31 PM
Without the injury, Roddick would have gone far this year. Unfortunate injury ... that's why these "mean nothing" tournaments & exhibitions need to be removed from the schedule.
He's not forced to play them - he only played one of the tournaments he's expected to play on clay this season as it is, through his own choice.

BlakeJamitis
05-30-2006, 08:31 PM
What "mean nothing" tournaments and exhibitions do you mean? :confused: well I can see your threads and you are not especially a bible of tennis when you call Almagro just a 'streaky' player on clay


Don't quote me out of context sir/madam. I said that his results in '06 show a streaky player. The results are posted ... look for yourself.

scoobs
05-30-2006, 08:32 PM
Okay he did his shoulder in Rome and pulled out of Hamburg as a precaution - forgot that for a moment.

But he chose not to play Monte Carlo and he's not forced to play the World Team Cup.

The schedule is not the problem in this case.

It's just bad luck and bad timing.

bad gambler
05-30-2006, 08:35 PM
Roddick was admirable to at least take the court, but foolish to play if he wasn't 100% which clearly he wasn't

Socket
05-30-2006, 08:52 PM
Well, to be fair- and as much as I like Andy, I imgine that after a 20 minute pee break I may utter a few boos or hisses. ( Granted I have only booed once, during game six of the 2003 NCS with the Cubs and Marlins. I was there at Wrigley when Bartman caught the ball and I booed- afterwards I felt the shame of booing the poor guy, but I have to admit that I was caught up with the mob mentality at the time. Damn... still to this day, no loss in sports will hurt me as much as game 6 & 7 of that series which I was in person to witness....sigh....cry....(don't) feel the numbness...cry again)

Still- regardles of that booing, I still think that the AO crowds are the most deserving of :hearts: of any GS crowd. :)

After the remeberance of all of that- go Cubbies!
Oh, I'm not saying that Andy didn't deserve to be booed -- he did. :devil:

I can remember how badly Agassi got booed when he lost early to Krickstein in straights at the 1991 US Open. But what really must have hurt is when some woman threw back the towel he had tossed into the crowd and yelled that he should do his own damned laundry. That was just classic -- only in New York. :lol:

Scotso
05-30-2006, 09:06 PM
Alberto :bounce: :banana:

El Legenda
05-30-2006, 09:39 PM
No upset here :)

njnetswill
05-31-2006, 12:55 AM
:woohoo:

Caren
05-31-2006, 12:06 PM
Oh please, are you kidding me? :rolleyes:

Those of you saying his ankle wasn't hindering his movement, were u actually watching the guy. Whether he was physically hurting or just not so enthusiastic about using his left ankle it was clear from the first set that he wasn't favouring it at all.
As for the booing well i think there's a fair amount of it at all the slams, but once again this crowd proved to me why RG is my least favourite of the slams, the crowds are pathetic booing a player when they're already down, it's disgusting.

Jogy
05-31-2006, 12:42 PM
nice win alberto :D
:yeah: Yeah, I will be also the first to gloat about Ljubicic's loss when he is injured, I hope it happens soon :)

fedpras
05-31-2006, 12:59 PM
Oh please, are you kidding me? :rolleyes:

Those of you saying his ankle wasn't hindering his movement, were u actually watching the guy. Whether he was physically hurting or just not so enthusiastic about using his left ankle it was clear from the first set that he wasn't favouring it at all.
As for the booing well i think there's a fair amount of it at all the slams, but once again this crowd proved to me why RG is my least favourite of the slams, the crowds are pathetic booing a player when they're already down, it's disgusting.

ESPN is showing Roddick's match again, I still don't see that he's moving worse than usual. Luke Jensen even described him as "moving and groving."

star
05-31-2006, 01:13 PM
At least he attended the press conference and answered all the questions. :)

Golfnduck
05-31-2006, 01:17 PM
I can remember how badly Agassi got booed when he lost early to Krickstein in straights at the 1991 US Open. But what really must have hurt is when some woman threw back the towel he had tossed into the crowd and yelled that he should do his own damned laundry. That was just classic -- only in New York. :lol:
LMFAO!!!! :haha: :rolls: Classic New York behavior there :lol:

Caren
05-31-2006, 02:22 PM
ESPN is showing Roddick's match again, I still don't see that he's moving worse than usual. Luke Jensen even described him as "moving and groving."

Yes there were certain points in the match were he moved ok, but it was definitely bothering him, i remember a point in particular i'm near sure it was in the game just after he'd broken in the first set were he was reluctant to change direction, he wasn't really pushing of his left foot so much and a few times when he was serving and landing on his left foot he looked a bit awkward. Like i said whether it was physically hurting him or not at that point i don't know, but he wasn't moving (imo) like he usually does which indicated to me that there was a problem.

Pea
05-31-2006, 10:08 PM
Congrats Alberto!:D