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Today 01:27 PM
MWW
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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Originally Posted by patriotsfan1 View Post
I wonder if that actually makes preparation more difficult. With a basketball team for instance, the games have a set start time. So if the game starts at 7 pm, the team knows when to arrive to the arena to hold team meetings, practice, etc. With tennis, it's more variable. You could be waiting for hours until your match begins.
oh definitely. part of the game. You might think your opponent will serve it out but they are broken and lose the set and it drags on for up to an hour or more.
Today 12:54 PM
patriotsfan1
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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Originally Posted by MWW View Post
light warmups. stretches, light jogs etc. and then waiting I guess, may watch it live on tele
I wonder if that actually makes preparation more difficult. With a basketball team for instance, the games have a set start time. So if the game starts at 7 pm, the team knows when to arrive to the arena to hold team meetings, practice, etc. With tennis, it's more variable. You could be waiting for hours until your match begins.
Today 12:38 PM
MWW
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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What do players generally do before their match starts if they are already done practicing for the day? Because even though there is an order of play, they wouldn't know exactly when their match starts. It depends on how long the previous matches take, if a match ends early due to retirement, if their match is moved to another court,etc. Do they just wait inside the locker room/players area until they are called onto court?
light warmups. stretches, light jogs etc. and then waiting I guess, may watch it live on tele
Today 10:30 AM
patriotsfan1
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

What do players generally do before their match starts if they are already done practicing for the day? Because even though there is an order of play, they wouldn't know exactly when their match starts. It depends on how long the previous matches take, if a match ends early due to retirement, if their match is moved to another court,etc. Do they just wait inside the locker room/players area until they are called onto court?
Yesterday 11:58 AM
afterglows
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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Originally Posted by patriotsfan1 View Post
If a match gets suspended and needs to be completed the next day, either from rain or darkness, what happens to the fans who purchased a one day ticket for that particular court? Do they get to see the remainder of the match, or do they need to buy a new ticket for the following day?
No they can't see the remainder of the match with their ticket which is only valid for one day.

And generally you can't buy a new ticket outside of black market since everything is sold out (if we're talking about RG).
Yesterday 11:36 AM
patriotsfan1
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

If a match gets suspended and needs to be completed the next day, either from rain or darkness, what happens to the fans who purchased a one day ticket for that particular court? Do they get to see the remainder of the match, or do they need to buy a new ticket for the following day?
05-24-2016 05:49 PM
Hawaiigrip
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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Originally Posted by Litotes View Post
I remember Becker was headed towards this score against Sampras in Stuttgart 1996, but turned the tide eventually and won 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Pretty sure we've had the exact score but can't think of a concrete incident atm.
Thanks. I couldn't find it though.
05-24-2016 04:56 PM
Litotes
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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This an odd one, but can anyone say whether there has ever been a tennis match with such a score: 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 ?
I remember Becker was headed towards this score against Sampras in Stuttgart 1996, but turned the tide eventually and won 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Pretty sure we've had the exact score but can't think of a concrete incident atm.
05-24-2016 04:28 PM
Hawaiigrip
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

This an odd one, but can anyone say whether there has ever been a tennis match with such a score: 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 ?
05-24-2016 12:50 PM
MWW
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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(not sure if this is the right thread)

What Android app do you guys use for tennis live scores that has Grand Slam matches?
try Live Tennis Scores - French Open 2016 Tennis Livescore, Results, ATP & WTA Rankings
05-24-2016 12:08 PM
AeroSmash
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

(not sure if this is the right thread)

What Android app do you guys use for tennis live scores that has Grand Slam matches?
05-24-2016 04:23 AM
ali
Re: reason(s) for match suspension

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Originally Posted by Yolita View Post
Lack of light. Roland Garros has no lights, as the neighbours won't let them install them. So they play only when natural light allows them to.
thanks.
05-24-2016 04:14 AM
Yolita
Re: reason(s) for match suspension

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Originally Posted by ali View Post
on Monday 3 matches are suspended.



why are they interrupted?
rain? or any other reasons?
Lack of light. Roland Garros has no lights, as the neighbours won't let them install them. So they play only when natural light allows them to.
05-24-2016 04:06 AM
ali
reason(s) for match suspension

on Monday 3 matches are suspended.

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3Q Benneteau vs Pouille 36 64 46 00
4Q Stepanek vs Murray 63 63 06 24
4Q Isner vs Millman 67(4) 76(12) 00
why are they interrupted?
rain? or any other reasons?
05-22-2016 07:05 PM
Long Bunruot
Re: S.Q.T. (stupid question thread)

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Ever so thankful but that doesn't answer the question.
Eh, my bad . 5, 8, 14, 15 are not streamed, according to the live stream sites.
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