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Forum: General Messages 05-27-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,033
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: French Open has worst venue of all slams?

It's a third world country, what do you expect.
Forum: General Messages 05-10-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 612
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Pope tells Italian tennis players to steer clear of doping

To be honest even if the Italians doped they would still suck
Forum: General Messages 07-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,460
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Rafael Nadal Should Equal Roger Federer's Slam Mark in 2016

For someone who claims to hate Nadal's style of play so much, you sure spend a lot of your time watching his matches.
Forum: General Messages 07-27-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,081
Posted By BackhandMissile
Forum: General Messages 07-26-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,460
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Rafael Nadal Should Equal Roger Federer's Slam Mark in 2016

He's the defending USO champion and AO finalist, so in reality he actually has the best current results on hard court slams. I think there's a fair chance of him winning at least one of the two next...
Forum: General Messages 07-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,342
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: In retrospect does Kyrgios - Nadal match mean anything more than that meets the e

I don't think you're giving Kyrgios enough credit here.

It was basically a case of a player being in red-hot form, sustaining that form long enough and most importantly maintaining it at key...
Forum: General Messages 07-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,890
Posted By BackhandMissile
Forum: General Messages 07-16-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,144
Posted By BackhandMissile
Forum: Off Topic 07-16-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By BackhandMissile
WWW: Roger Federer vs Lindsey Vonn

Federer and Vonn face off in the alps
Forum: General Messages 07-14-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,890
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Should Nadal hire celebrity coach, as the three other in Big 4?

Looking back at his last showing at each slam:

-won USO
-reached AO final
-won RG
-reached Wimbledon R16

His only issue is on grass at the moment. He's still winning RG and reached two hard court...
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,256
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Will Djokovic stop gifting slams to Nadal now?

If it wasnt for Djokovic, Nadal would already have 17
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,367
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Who Will Win The US Open...

Rafa to book slam number 15 while Sampras watches
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,381
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: No male player in the open era won more than 5 slams after turning 27

You do realize that he was a finalist in 3 of the last 4 slams, 2 of which he won.....
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Murray misses trick

Youre probably the only person who even considered that as a possibility.

Maybe in 15 years from now, but obviously not while he is an active player on the circuit.
Forum: General Messages 07-06-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 70,476
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Why Fed lost in the Wimbledon final

He has the game, as we saw in the first two sets, but keeping that level up for 5 sets requires incredible fitness levels. As fit as he is, he is hitting 33 soon and has miles and miles of tennis on...
Forum: Off Topic 07-05-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,277
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Roger Federer's incredible fluency with language...

German is the official language in the German-speaking part of Switzerland (which is the largest part of the country). School is entirely in standard German, as are all written texts (since dialects...
Forum: Off Topic 07-04-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,277
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Roger Federer's incredible fluency with language...

Federer is from the German speaking part of Switzerland whereas Wawrinka is from the French speaking part. Swiss Germans are much better at English than we are (French-speaking Swiss).

He moved to...
Forum: General Messages 06-28-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5,006
Views: 138,828
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: 2014 Live commentary thread vol. 17

True, rarely see him so relaxed and cheerful, joking around with the crowd. Always seemed to be a bit introverted.
Forum: General Messages 06-28-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,661
Posted By BackhandMissile
Nadal breadsticks Kukushkin 6-7 6-1 6-1 6-1

Kukushkin was going all out for the first set and half, but it was all Nadal from then on.

Nadal into the second week for the first time since 2011.
Forum: General Messages 06-11-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 219,322
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Is Agassi lying?

If Nadal goes on to win 2-3 non RG slams and another 1 or 2 RG slams, everyone is going to line up to proclaim him the GOAT and Agassi will step forward and announce that he was the first to call...
Forum: Off Topic 06-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Any Nadal fan willing to bet on Wimbledon winner?

I never noticed you were here in the first place, so it's hardly going to make a difference if you leave.
Forum: General Messages 06-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,870
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Rafael Nadal will win Wimbledon

I don't see any clear favourites, Nadal has his chances as does Djokovic. Murray and Federer are up there as well.
Forum: General Messages 06-09-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 6,160
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: How would Nadal fare against Sampras on grass?


What do you usually cover, unicorns?
Forum: General Messages 06-09-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,056
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: Has any player turned into a mental midget from a mental giant through his career

Djokovic enjoyed being the underdog. He was like the pantomime villain, pulling out outrageous shots when Federer was on the brink of winning/going into the final of the USO. After his phenomenal...
Forum: General Messages 06-09-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By BackhandMissile
Re: You are the COACH : Whats your strategy for Rafa's to reach #17

He's good off both wings so I would suggest he makes his opponents run around the court instead of grinding them down by hitting it straight back to them (a bit of a habit for Nadal). With his...
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