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Forum: General Messages 02-18-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,680
Posted By jjc225
Re: Delray Beach R1: Matosevic def. (2) Isner 6-4 6-4

Nice win by MM. Isner is struggling.
Forum: General Messages 02-06-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By jjc225
Re: Montpellier R2: Philip Kohlschrieber d. Paul-Henri Mathieu 3-6 7-6(5) 6-4

Kohli is really piling up the aces. Nineteen more this match with no double faults. What is up with Kohli? It seems that as his aces have gone up he is also facing more break points.
Forum: General Messages 02-03-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By jjc225
Re: Nieminen Nearing 400 Career Wins

You're right, journeyman is too diminished of stature for a player like Nieminen. I did not know he had his own tennis academy. He made it up to 13 in the world, no small feat.
Forum: General Messages 02-03-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 622
Posted By jjc225
Nieminen Nearing 400 Career Wins

This guy has been pretty much a journeyman much of his career. Solid but not spectacular. He also has the distinction of being married to a world-class badminton player. His won-loss is currently...
Forum: General Messages 02-03-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,324
Posted By jjc225
Re: If one of your favorite players got caught doping, how would you react?

One of my favorite players, Petr Korda, did get caught doping. I shrugged my shoulders, and realized he would be out for awhile serving his sentence. No biggie. This was near the end of his career...
Forum: General Messages 02-03-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,540
Posted By jjc225
Forum: General Messages 01-28-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,087
Posted By jjc225
Re: Kyrgios is the real deal.

Where will Kyrgios be ranked after AA?
Forum: General Messages 01-26-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By jjc225
How Many Balls...

...were used in the Isner-Mahut marathon match at Wimbledon in 2010? I can't find a count, but I imagine a good estimate can be made if you know how often new balls are introduced into the match. ...
Forum: General Messages 01-26-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 465
Views: 25,199
Posted By jjc225
Re: Mark my given words, Rafael Nadal will not reach the second week of AO 2015,MARK

It was Fed that didn't make it to the second week. You were almost right, missed it by just one ranking point.
Forum: General Messages 01-19-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By jjc225
Re: AO R1: (22)Kohlschreiber def. Mathieu 6-2 6-2 6-1

Nice serving by Kohli, including 18 aces. If he keeps up this form he will beat Tomic next round.
Forum: General Messages 01-12-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,330
Posted By jjc225
Re: can rafa or novak reach 1000 match wins like roger

With Rafa's penchant for injury and grueling style of play, I don't see him reaching 1,000 career wins. Plus, I imagine he will be cutting back on his schedule. Djovokic is a physical specimen and...
Forum: General Messages 01-05-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,252
Posted By jjc225
Re: Most beautiful service motion to watch

Most beautiful serve is Edberg. McEnroe is second.
Forum: General Player Talk 12-28-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By jjc225
Re: No Left Hand

He's actually tried tossing with his right hand. So far it has not worked. He has had better luck with the left arm roll. Can you bounce the ball off the racket and then hit it?
Forum: General Player Talk 12-28-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By jjc225
No Left Hand

I have a friend that lost his left hand awhile back and has been trying to play tennis. Everything is fine except the serve. The toss is the problem. He has figured out a way of rolling the ball...
Forum: Non-Tennis 12-17-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,434
Posted By jjc225
Re: Obama admits '' USA policies towards Cuba failed''

Forum: General Messages 11-29-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,999
Posted By jjc225
Re: The maximum you are willing to pay to play a match with your fav?

I'd pay the following:

$100 to hit with Kohli
$100 to hit with Nadal
$1000 to hit with Semenovich
Forum: General Messages 11-20-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By jjc225
Re: Year-end championships records 1970-2014

Nadal's absence in all of this is somewhat of a surprise. It does indeed play into the discussion of GOAT status. Nastase's winning percentage is not a surprise. The guy was incredibly difficult...
Forum: General Messages 11-14-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By jjc225
Re: Takao Suzuki

Thanks for pointing this out. Clearly explains the anomaly of Suzuki's career record.
Forum: General Messages 11-14-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By jjc225
Takao Suzuki

The stats on this guy point to a somewhat anomalous career. He has a lifetime winning percentage of over .500 (50-46) yet his highest career ranking is 102. There are plenty of guys that are...
Forum: General Messages 11-13-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,976
Posted By jjc225
Re: WTF RR Group A: Djokovic def. Wawrinka 6-3 6-0

Damn, Djokovic is playing some awesome tennis.
Forum: General Messages 11-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,134
Posted By jjc225
Re: WTF London RR Gr. A: Wawrinka def. Berdych 6-1 6-1

What happened to Berdych? How could he get steamrolled like that?
Forum: General Messages 11-06-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By jjc225
Article - The Secret to Winning Pro Tennis

Interesting article on the trend toward more reliance on analytics or "big data" by players and coaches.
Forum: General Messages 11-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By jjc225
Re: Knoxville Challenger R1: Duckworth vs. Russell

Why did Duckworth retire? I did not see the second set. By the way, Duckworth needs to work on dropping one bad habit of his. After a bad shot he points aggressively at whichever ballboy or...
Forum: General Messages 11-05-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By jjc225
Knoxville Challenger R1: Duckworth vs. Russell

Watching this on live feed. What wonderful tennis action. It seems challenger-level tennis is often quite high. Duckworth seems to have all the tools. The only weakness I see in his game is...
Forum: General Messages 10-31-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By jjc225
Skills Needed to Play Great Tennis

Over the years I have seen two distinct tracks toward great or at least good tennis. Both usually start from an early age.

One, is the guy (or girl) who is all thumbs at tennis at first and then...
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