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Old 08-14-2007, 08:06 AM   #61
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Old 08-14-2007, 09:13 AM   #62
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Hmmm this sounds very un-Andy to me! I've seen Andy several times after a match signing quite a few autographs, and even after a loss (however this was at Kooyong, not at a 'real tournament'). While he signs a few, he doesn't always have a huge smile on his face; after you win/lose you just want to go and have a rest, but you sign autographs because it's the right thing to do. I hope, and believe the 'speak white' comment is not true/was said as a joke and has been taken out of context because it doesn't sound like something he'd say and it'd be disappointed if he did say it and mean it.

So many people go on about how Andy's a horrible guy in real life, but I'm yet to see any proof of that first hand, so I'll wait until I see it before I believe it, but it's sad that the press in Montreal aren't happy with him. Making enemies it not the best way to go about things!
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Was this in GM?
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Old 08-14-2007, 11:17 AM   #64
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dont know, but i hope so


those articles look like tabloid stories, i mean even look at the picture of Andy they used
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Was this in GM?

It was in GM last night.

While I believe that Andy was pissed and blew off signing autographs, I do not believe the "speak white" comment occurred. Furthermore, the article's pejorative use of the term "cowboy" raises a whiff of the snottiness of the Canadian media regarding the USA which undermines its credibility.
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Hmmmm I find this strange too I have seen Andy play many times and even when he has lost and not happy he has signed a few. When Rafa lost the other night to Noly he just walked off the court and didn't sign any does that make him bad too? The racket smashing I can believe that is not unusual BUT the "speak white" - what a strange comment. Having spent the weekend in Montreal and my French is not great, I can understand how frustrated u may get when someone comes at you talking in a language you don't understand. However u deal with it and try to adapt perhaps it was in the heat of the moment. May be he was just being his usual jerk self!!!!!
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Aww this could have gone on forever if it was still in GM.
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Heehee ya know another day another tornament - a couple of years ago in Toronto Roger lets rip a really rude word and then also he said that his loss to Noly in Monteral was "insignificant" - I actually find that comment insulting to Noly did anyone else take it like that????
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"Speak white" is such a wierd expression that it raises doubts for me about the whole report. I can honestly say that, in all my years in Texas, I have never heard that expression.
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This whole thing is .
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Default Re: Montreal media not disappointed to see Andy leave

Parts of the accusations sound like Andy, others really do not.

I do not think Andy smashed the raquet into the wall. More upset than Andy about the loss of the match, the raquet lept to its death, careening into the wall. It must be concluded that it was (another) suicide.

But there must be something exceptionally disturbing about Roddick swearing, because there is a report every time he utters an explicative, followed by a surge of shock and indignation. (alright, maybe not every time, but all to frequently)

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Heehee ya know another day another tornament - a couple of years ago in Toronto Roger lets rip a really rude word and then also he said that his loss to Noly in Monteral was "insignificant" - I actually find that comment insulting to Noly did anyone else take it like that????
I noticed that too. I thought latching on to the term, "insignificant" was quite a dig. But, Roger would never do something like that, it must have been Andy pretending to be Fed.
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Old 08-14-2007, 03:17 PM   #73
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I'm glad this was moved to the AR forum, now Re or Deb can close it.

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Looks like we got our answer. Ten-Isse-Fan clearly has no idea what a tabloid newspaper looks like.

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Le Journal de Montréal is not a tabloid and I don't see why they'd go around spreading false rumours about Andy Roddick, it's not like it's gonna make such a bang. Usually when you wanna spread false rumours, you make sure it's gonna sell. This article practically went unnoticed.
Le Journal de Montréal is half bullshit and everyone knows that.
It's one of the worst newspapers in Canada.
They like controversial articles that will make people react; basically it's the tabloid version of a serious newspaper. Anyone who denies that clearly never read La Presse or Le Devoir - I don't think any of those newspapers would go writing something like "pour un con à la Andy Roddick". They have no credibility whatsoever.

The article doesn't mention the "speak white" thing - I don't think he said that.
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