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Forum: General Messages   03-24-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,976
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Re: WWW Miami R2: [3]R.Federer vs. J.M.Del Potro

Mark Knowles is a very good commentator :worship:... even Lindsay is more constrained when she comments on the men's matches... :eek:
Forum: General Messages   03-24-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
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Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

:facepalm:

ATP TOUR INC
Year Assets
2009 $107,693,370
2008 $73,446,457
2007 $73,661,247
2006 $62,026,538
Nonprofit Organization Report: ATP TOUR INC...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
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Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,840
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Re: Djokovic's stance if the WTA surpasses the ATP in revenue/popularity once again?

yes, I do...:lol:

just watch how quickly and furiously money flocked both in and out from Sharapova... believe me, money was a way to move way faster than "3 or 4 years"... :lol:
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
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Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

so blame it on the market then, capitalism is sexist, unequal and ruthless... that's another point altogether, what you cannot do is claim that a tour was more popular than other, based on your own...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

this cute article from a clearly infatuated with the Williams sisters Jon Wertheim does not prove or even show anything about revenue... :confused: ... it just states that there were no clear...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,840
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic's stance if the WTA surpasses the ATP in revenue/popularity once again?

well, you tell me, but maybe you don't understand basic economics... you know, that thing that says "it's more popular, so it generates more interest from sponsors, so sponsors can flock and invest...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
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Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

were they, really? Is there any proof of that, or it's just another cyber tale perpetuated by WTA internet fans?

Here is a clue for you:

2002 ATP Tennis Masters Cup prize money: $3,700,000...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

That has already been suggested and should be the next banner to be conquered, according to Helen Grant, the UK Minister of Sport... :)

Men get more prize money than women in 30% of sports - BBC...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 03:34 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

but of course there is a straight correlation between revenue and prize money, unless of course you are trying to accuse tournament directors of fleecing the WTA players, as in getting more and...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

actually, regarding that matter, the ATP Council did take the lead to get a higher share of total revenue to players, while the WTA players were mostly waiting on their male peers...;)

As for the...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,840
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic's stance if the WTA surpasses the ATP in revenue/popularity once again?

Do you actually have hard proof that the WTA was making more money in the late 90's and early 2000's and thus deserved more prize money? Or is it just another cyber legend created by posters...
Forum: General Messages   03-22-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

Really? Well, it looks like things changed drastically by the mid 2000's then, unless of course, we are starting with a false premise...:secret: :scratch:

ATP Tour Inc.
Year Date Form ...
Forum: General Messages   03-21-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

Actually, I decided to check on those stats as well:

Total number of sets WTA Slam finals since 2006: 91 sets (not counting the infamous 2-0 retirement :tape: )
Total WTA bagels and breadsticks...
Forum: General Messages   03-21-2016, 04:04 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

it's so easy to make fun when you're not the one doing the hard work...:tape:

Besides the fact that they are not playing best of 5 during the finals only, but throughout the tournament, an effort...
Forum: General Messages   03-21-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 34,462
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Re: Djokovic pulled a Tsonga in the press conference when asked about equal prize mon

This utter crap has been spouted over at TF so many times that people think now it's true... yeah, the WTA was bringing in so much more revenue back is the 90's that their total prize money in...
Forum: General Messages   03-18-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 40,192
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Bold Prediction:Gael Monfils Will Win A Slam Before The End Of His Career!

not if he stands 79 feet behind the baseline to return 2nd serves... Raonic was just picking his short returns apart in the second set...
Forum: General Messages   03-06-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,524
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Davis Cup: Andy Murray def. Kei Nishikori 7-5 7-6(6) 3-6 4-6 6-3

John Lloyd
Former Davis Cup finalist on BBC Two
"This is one of the best matches I have ever seen to be honest. I have seen some great matches but this is up there."
Forum: General Messages   01-17-2016, 02:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,527
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: AO R1: [25] Sock vs. Fritz

if having a loopy backhand, a forehand as penetrating as a dull knife, and being constantly jammed because you cannot shuffle your feet fast enough, means being a true Top 10 prospect, I fear for the...
Forum: General Messages   11-23-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,681
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: What was people's problem with Sampras?

It is true that Sampras was shier, but he also liked to receive his accolades and it is clear that he resented the media adulation for Agassi, when he was the dominant player in that rivalry...
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Forum: Doubles Forum   11-23-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Marcelo MELO will be the new ATP #1 from 2nd of November !

Tecau seems to be the new volley king, he was just fearless at the net and the opponents had no answer for that...

And true, for a guy that tall, Marcelo's serve should be much better, and his...
Forum: General Messages   11-23-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,109
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Describe the 2015 season in one word, only one word

Djoko's: "Incredible"
Murray's: "Pretending"
Federer's: "Sputtering"
Nadal's: "Declining"
Wawrinka's: "Wild"
Berdych's: "Hopeless"
Forum: Doubles Forum   11-20-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,035
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: WTF London 2015

Jamie really surprised me with his play, he's got great hands and reads the game really well, a natural doubles player... Herbert also's got great hands and talent, but he tends to make more errors...
Forum: Doubles Forum   11-20-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Marcelo MELO will be the new ATP #1 from 2nd of November !

I don't think Marcelo has the best hands or the most talent, but I don't think either of the Bryans has it either... but they are definitely the most efficient, as the accumulated points show, it's...
Forum: Off Topic   07-10-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,384
Posted By tennis elbow
Re: Murray: ''It's tough to say if he's the best of all time. Serena's got a fair sho

Andy trying to be politically cool again .. it's really getting tiresome, almost everything that is coming out of his mouth sounds carefully rehearsed and targeted... :yawn:
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