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Forum: General Messages   02-21-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,597
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Young guns Berankis, Dimitrov and Raonic have all achieved the same record...

Somewhat similarly, Greg Rusedski was born and raised in Canada but ended up adopting British citizenship. He had a career high ranking of No. 4.
Forum: General Messages   02-02-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,370
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Bogey men.

Wayne Ferreira gave Sampras a lot of trouble. Sampras leads the head to head, but barely: 7-6.
Forum: General Messages   01-27-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,794
Posted By MisterQ
Re: "I'll be darned. I thought he'd come all the way through," says Laver

With the name Echoes, what did you expect?! ;)
Forum: General Messages   12-14-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,065
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Best tiebreak ever?

Another remarkable tiebreak was Safin-Federer, Masters Cup 2004. Federer won this tiebreak 20-18.

EDIT: When I first glanced through the thread, I missed the previous mentions of this... oops
Forum: Polls & Quizzes Forum   12-12-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,871
Posted By MisterQ
Re: What's your favorite class of vertebrates?

It's never too late. They've waited 450 million years for your vote. :cool:
Forum: General Messages   12-12-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5,142
Views: 333,059
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Re: Were Sampras and Emmerson considered GOATS when they retired the same way as Fede

The majors were amateur events when Emerson won them. The best players in the world, those who played professionally, were banned from competing in them.
Forum: General Messages   12-04-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Highlights of Sampras Agassi matches...

1995 Australian Open Final -- highlights

Forum: General Messages   12-04-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Highlights of Sampras Agassi matches...

2000 Australian Open Semifinal -- 4th set tiebreak

Forum: General Messages   12-04-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 167,081
Posted By MisterQ
Re: David Pics Ferrer

What other player could do this? Remarkable, Pics.
Forum: Polls & Quizzes Forum   12-04-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,871
Posted By MisterQ
Re: What's your favorite class of vertebrates?

Reptiles. They need your vote!
Forum: General Messages   12-03-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,091
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Sampras serves right through Rafter's racquet

I believe this was the first pro match I ever attended!

But from way up in the stands, I didn't realize just what had happened here. :lol:
Forum: General Messages   10-31-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,663
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Why Is Marin Cilic So Hated?

Some people just hate palindromes. It threatens their sense of letter order.

Seles had the same problem when she first came on the tour.
Forum: General Messages   10-08-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,726
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Most one-sided match ever

Andre Agassi def. Hyung-Taik Lee 6-1, 6-0, 6-0 at the 2003 Australian Open comes to mind. Lee won the very first game of the match, and then it was over...
Forum: General Messages   10-04-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By MisterQ
Re: An obscure Andre fact inspired this question

U.S. Open & Year-End Masters (held at Madison Square Garden in New York, 1977-1989)

John McEnroe in 1984
Ivan Lendl in 1985, 1986, 1987
Forum: General Messages   09-16-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Grand slam pairs. Hardest: Wimbledon and French. Easiest: US and Australian Open

It's extraordinary that Roland Garros and Wimbledon have been won back-to-back for the past three years (by Nadal in 2008 & 2010; by Federer in 2009). After Borg, no one was able to accomplish this...
Forum: Off Topic   09-16-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,180
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Is Fat Dave's real father Bjorn Borg?

This might be the best explanation for Borg's retirement yet.
Forum: General Messages   09-12-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 19,542
Posted By MisterQ
Re: U.S. Open Weather Update: Wind + Rain

It's not raining in NYC (my neighborhood, at least) right now, but it certainly looks like it could. However, the hour-by-hour forecast is decent -- 15%-25% chance of precipitation during the next...
Forum: General Messages   09-06-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,961
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Re: Will Federer complete the Career "Losing to Nadal in Slam Finals" Slam?

No, not on the men's tour. (It could only have happened against Agassi or Laver, the other two "career GS" holders in the Open Era).
Forum: Non-Tennis   09-04-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,658
Posted By MisterQ
Re: I want to fight bulls in spain.

Step 1: Buy some pink socks.
Forum: General Messages   09-01-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,467
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Harrison over Ljubicic 63 67 63 64

Very solid performance from Ryan. He stayed focused on the task at hand, regardless of whether things were going his way at that moment.
Forum: General Messages   09-01-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 11,338
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Forum: General Messages   07-27-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,639
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Rematches you wanted to see that have never happened

Nalbandian -- Agassi

They only met once, at the 2003 Tennis Masters Cup in Houston. Agassi won 7-6(10), 3-6, 6-4 in a fine baseline battle.
Forum: General Messages   05-31-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,224
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Flashback: Wimbledon 2002 what a tournament

Although I do know what you are getting at, it's not a given that either of those players would have beaten Hewitt that year if they had met him in the tournament. Hewitt at that stage had a 4-2...
Forum: General Messages   05-14-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,313
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Kafelnikov " Kuertens's Peak would beat Nadal"

I would love to see this match-up. Kuerten was great.

Kuerten's liked to finish a point with his great backhand up the line. Many of his rallies were spent patiently crafting opportunities to...
Forum: General Messages   05-14-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,842
Posted By MisterQ
Re: Is the Nadal-Federer rivarly the greatest ever?

In my opinion, the specific win-loss numbers are not as important as the fact that two players meet repeatedly in important events and play competitive matches. There's a cultural/historical aspect...
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