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Old 01-20-2008, 06:25 PM   #1
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Default Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

I usually don't think this about male players but Nieminen really makes tennis seem boring to me. I don't know what it is about his game but it's not enjoyable for me to watch.
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Old 01-20-2008, 06:26 PM   #2
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Old 01-20-2008, 06:37 PM   #3
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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

Then don't watch it. I don't think it's boring at all. Should we all start a thread about players we don't enjoy watching?
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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

Me too
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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

No - I like Nieminen....... and at least he desn't take hours adjusting his clothing between each service point
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I usually don't think this about male players but Nieminen really makes tennis seem boring to me. I don't know what it is about his game but it's not enjoyable for me to watch.
you are a fan of murray and you talk about boring game?
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No - I like Nieminen....... and at least he desn't take hours adjusting his clothing between each service point
Who could you be talking about?

I find the huge servers more boring. I quite enjoyed Nieminen's match with Kohlschreiber, even if it was somewhat error strewn.
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Sharkface does indeed have a shit game to watch, I think it's a lefty thing.
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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

You don't find 86 mph serves entertaining?
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Old 01-20-2008, 07:25 PM   #11
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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

For me I think it depends who he's up against - he's such a solid, dependable sort of player with very little in the way of "big plays", that he's better to watch when you see him against someone different - a bit flashy, or big serving, etc. Pair him with another similar playing style to himself and it can become a bit samey.
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For me I think it depends who he's up against - he's such a solid, dependable sort of player with very little in the way of "big plays", that he's better to watch when you see him against someone different - a bit flashy, or big serving, etc. Pair him with another similar playing style to himself and it can become a bit samey.
You must be drooling over his match-up with Rafa

(Not that Rafa can't be flashy.)
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You must be drooling over his match-up with Rafa

(Not that Rafa can't be flashy.)
Rafa's different hitting style provides something of a contrast.

Failing that, there's always the ass to stare at.

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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

It's because all Nieminen does is push the ball the whole match.
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Default Re: Does anyone else find Nieminen's game to be really boring to watch

I don't find it boring. He gets right into it at times... he's not flashy or over the top, and I can appreciate that in a player. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.

Does anyone know if he has a coach again now? The last time I paid attention I think he had been working with his father a little.
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