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Forum: General Messages 12-28-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 38,478
Posted By Ububub
Re: Nadal OUT of the Australian Open

This reminds me of the Michael Jackson's O2 London performances. First they announce the Tour and everyone is suspicious because of recent rumors of his being incapable of performing anymore. Then...
Forum: General Messages 11-19-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 15,700
Posted By Ububub
Re: What are your tennis wishes for 2013?

For either Isner or Raonic or both to finally learn how to BREAK SERVE and take up an extended stay in the Top 10.
Forum: General Messages 07-24-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,728
Posted By Ububub
Re: Federer vs Djokovic. Who is the favourite for the Olympics?

To quote the Serbian Soothsayer from the Mountaintop:

The King is Dead, Long Live the King!

(Except she meant it the other way around and was two years premature.)
Forum: General Messages 07-09-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 121,477
Posted By Ububub
Re: Will Federer regain the #1 spot and break Sampras's record for most weeks at the

Summer Season Points to Defend: Federer - 990; Djokovic - 3,600; Nadal - 1,390.

So, subtracting out all of the Summer Season points, Federer starts with 10,085; Djokovic - 7,400; and Nadal...
Forum: General Messages 07-05-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,101
Posted By Ububub
Re: Rank the Semifinalists in The Order You Want Them To Win

1) Fed
2) Jo-Willy
3) Djoke
4) An small fridge-sized asteroid taking out SW19
5) A rash of food poisoning taking out SW19
6) A large sink hole swallowing SW19.
7) Flash flood washing away SW19
8) The...
Forum: General Messages 02-06-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,657
Posted By Ububub
Re: Will Nole/Rafa/Murray make a run for Feds 23 consecutive slam semi record?

If no one cares about semis, then let's move up to finals. The Top 2 records are Fed with 10 and 8 consecutive finals. Djoker stands at 3.
Forum: General Messages 01-15-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 50,935
Posted By Ububub
Re: Nadal, Federer rift emerges at Australian Open

Nadal has demonstrated that he does not have what it takes to be a leader of the tennis players union. What benefits you directly is secondary to what benefits the membership as a whole. His...
Forum: General Messages 09-14-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,010
Posted By Ububub
Re: Were slams in 2011 most homoganizated ever?

When 25-shot rallies become the norm at Wimbledon and the US Open instead of an oddity, then yes, the surface no longer matters. It's as though they've taken the lightning-fast courts at SW19 and...
Forum: General Messages 09-08-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,058
Posted By Ububub
Re: When is the USTA going to put on a roof seriously?

They should completely demolish Armstrong, and build a new 15-20,000 arena with a roof from the ground up, it could open in 2013. Then retro-fit a smaller Ashe by 2015.
Forum: General Messages 09-04-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,990
Posted By Ububub
Re: Fed-Monaco the night match tomorrow?

On Saturday, Sunday and Labor Day, the good matches are on during the day, those are the matches CBS controls.
Forum: General Messages 08-30-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,565
Posted By Ububub
Re: Do you think USopen hardcourts are SLOWER than previous years ???

It's become like year-round clay court matches at all of the slams, twenty-five-shot rallies and boring as dirt.
Forum: General Messages 06-19-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,460
Posted By Ububub
Re: Wimbledon Day 1 Schedule Released

For years, Fed always played first, including the year that Nadal was "injured."
Forum: General Messages 06-19-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2,181
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Views: 441,179
Posted By Ububub
Re: 2011 Updated ATP Rankings Thread

Nadal could be in third place with a Fed win and Rafa quarter. (Is that right?)
Forum: General Messages 06-05-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,240
Posted By Ububub
Re: How will Djokovic react in the post-streak season?

The past six months has been an EXCEPTION to the modis operandi of Novak Djokovic, so there is no guarantee that his exceptional play will continue. We all saw a return of his heavy breathing,...
Forum: General Messages 01-11-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,339
Posted By Ububub
Re: How far will Juan Marti Delpotro go in this years AO?

I hope so, Henri Surprise, that great French Davis Cup stalwart, hasn't had a good run at the AO since he got to the QF in 2000, but was beaten by Jim Unknown. He hasn't been the same since. ...
Forum: General Messages 01-01-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,375
Posted By Ububub
Re: What are your 10 tennis wishes for 2011?

#1 (and only) - Return Wimbledon back to its former glory as the fastest grand slam tournament. The green clay has got to go.
Forum: General Messages 12-22-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 16,342
Posted By Ububub
Re: If Federer wins a major in his 30's, will it silence the 'weak era' debate...?

How can anyone even consider this a "weak" era?

1) Players are stronger, taller, harder-hitting, better trained than ever.

2) Players are coming from all over the world now, not just from the U.S.,...
Forum: General Messages 12-01-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,483
Posted By Ububub
Re: Agassi still has the most complete resume in tennis' history

The ATP rates winning an Olympic gold medal as only slightly more prestigious than reaching the semi-finals of a slam, so why would having an Olympic gold medal raise someone to GOAT status?
Forum: General Messages 11-29-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ububub
Re: Bigger Achievement: WTF finalist or Masters winner?

2,000 Grand Slam Champion
1,500-1,100 WTF Champion
1,200 Grand Slam Finalist
1,000 Masters Champion
1,000-600 WTF Finalist
800 Olympic Gold Medalist
720 Grand Slam Semi-Finalist
600 Masters...
Forum: Off Topic 11-07-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3,032
Views: 880,256
Posted By Ububub
Re: Openly Gay male players

I've heard from more than one source that Nadal's father and uncles were worried that the painfully-shy young Raphael wouldn't turn out like all of the other manly-men soccer players in the family,...
Forum: General Messages 08-25-2010, 01:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,556
Posted By Ububub
Re: Tennis references in wider culture

I love when sports commentators announce a baseball score as 5-Love; or during playoffs when both teams have won all their home games, that they're on serve.
Forum: General Messages 07-07-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,428
Posted By Ububub
Rafa/Birdman: A Ratings Disaster For NBC

Ratings were down 55% in US.

http://blog.timesunion.com/sportsmedia/wimbledon-finals-ratings-take-a-hit/4538/
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,428
Posted By Ububub
Re: Nielsen Ratings for Gentlemens' Final??

My question was, does anyone have a link to the ratings? I was otherwise engaged and I was interested in its popularity compared to previous years, that's all. No need to yell. (And just for your...
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,428
Posted By Ububub
Nielsen Ratings for Gentlemens' Final??

I have been unable to find any Nielsen (U.S.) ratings for the Nadal/Birdman final. I personally couldn't bring myself to watch a Federer-less final, but I did manage to get my backyard shrubbery...
Forum: General Messages 07-01-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,940
Posted By Ububub
Re: Federer fans who are you supporting now...

He's going to be tough to replace: eight years of Federer's ease on the court, and ease with the press and the fans. His fluency in every language but Klingon. He's the only male tennis player...
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