Where are the teenagers ? (Top 100 getting older and older) - Page 14 - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

View Poll Results: Are players peaking at older ages in tennis now than in the past?

Yes 72 71.29%
No 22 21.78%
Don't know / don't care 7 6.93%
Voters: 101. You may not vote on this poll

Reply

Old 10-19-2011, 08:17 PM   #196
country flag Saberq
Registered User
 
Saberq's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 7,983
Saberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond reputeSaberq has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

I hope Fed,Novak and Rafa play for 15 more years on this level...all these young guns suck....Rafa was winning GS at 19,Nole had 2 masters GS final and a GS title at 20...well Raonic,Dimitrov and other guys will have 19,20 years next year and do you really think they can do any of these things?
Saberq is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 10-19-2011, 08:24 PM   #197
country flag Nathaliia
Registered User
 
Nathaliia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Westeros
Posts: 88,871
Nathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond reputeNathaliia has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

They are usually nice or charismatic guys (or sometimes both), these who are not tired with contact with fans / press conferences etc. big experience at different situations helps them. They are ambassadors of tennis and great for the game.
__________________
www.tenislove.pl

i want something else to get me through this life....
Nathaliia is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 08:30 PM   #198
country flag xdrewitdajx
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 874
xdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond reputexdrewitdajx has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

yeah, Ljubicic is definitely doped up. Case closed, everyone. Back to work.
xdrewitdajx is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 08:34 PM   #199
country flag Mateya
Mateja Atptourova
 
Mateya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Seppi's comfy hotel room
Age: 29
Posts: 6,906
Mateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond reputeMateya has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

Because they love the game, just like some of us do.
__________________

Mateya's FAQ: Yes, I'm a girl. Profile pic is me. I watch and play tennis since 13 (1997). I don't play ITFs anymore, I have a job now. MTF-> uncovering my naughty side since 2007.
http://www4.slikomat.com/13/1210/88t-Mateja.jpg
Slovenia's finest: Grega Žemlja, Aljaž Bedene, Blaž Kavčič; Anže Kopitar, Goran Dragič, TINA MAZE, Melanija Trump, Mateja *********.
SLOVENIA - small but extremely dangerous.
Umag > Roland Garros
WTA tour
Nothing in life is NID.
Mateya is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 08:41 PM   #200
country flag tennizen
Registered User
 
tennizen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 27,175
tennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond reputetennizen has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

I think playing at the later stages of career must be more fun and less stressful and probably one of the causes for these comebacks. Many talented players who don't quite make the cut during their young years probably don't do so because of expectations/ nerves/lack of mental strength. When I watch the older players, I see a relative lack of panic during key moments. They probably lose a bit of their shot-making prowess and foot-speed but can compensate with more "clever" play. It's pretty nice to watch imo. But they can only go so far.
__________________
“But even so, amid the tornadoed Atlantic of my being, do I myself still for ever centrally disport in mute calm; and while ponderous planets of unwaning woe revolve round me, deep down and deep inland there I still bathe me in eternal mildness of joy.” - Melville, Moby Dick
tennizen is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 08:43 PM   #201
country flag Naudio Spanlatine
I wanna taste u.
 
Naudio Spanlatine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lust and/or Love of fire. My heaven has awaited me.
Posts: 23,843
Naudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

THESE GUYS RULE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ROCK ON DUDES
__________________
#BENSPILLINTEA
Quote:
Originally Posted by jalusbrian View Post
Ben Rothenberg ‏@BenRothenberg 52m
Aside from everything else, Petra Kvitova is also the first player in WTA history to successfully recover from Radek Stepanek... #Wimbledon
Quote:
Originally Posted by jalusbrian View Post
Ben Rothenberg ‏@BenRothenberg 1h
Yes, Genie Bouchard is the next Maria Sharapova...in that she's being overwhelmed by Petra Kvitova in a #Wimbledon final. Up 6-3, 2-0.:
:
deestruction.tumblr.com
Naudio Spanlatine is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 09:21 PM   #202
country flag marquez
Banned!
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Age: 29
Posts: 22,409
marquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond reputemarquez has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

no one mentioned chela here

chela being ranked that high and having that much success at his age and despite the fact that he has serious problems to run is the biggest surprise in this context for me

you can accuse him of being a fixer and many other things, but the fact that he is still around at his age, with his injury problems and most of all, with the exhausting style he plays, just shows what a tough nut he is
marquez is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 09:39 PM   #203
country flag Ibracadabra
Registered User
 
Ibracadabra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Age: 25
Posts: 8,290
Ibracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond reputeIbracadabra has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

chela was the highest ranked argentine not too long ago
__________________
Juan Martin Del Potro


David Nalbandian
Ibracadabra is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 11:38 PM   #204
country flag SetSampras
Registered User
 
SetSampras's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Age: 31
Posts: 3,173
SetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond reputeSetSampras has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

I dunno.. Being in your late 20s really aint that old, unless you are some supreme early bloomer.. But most guys don't peak until their early- mid 20s. Most guys dont see a whole lot of success in until their 20s.
SetSampras is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 11:40 PM   #205
country flag Fujee
Registered User
 
Fujee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 4,342
Fujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond reputeFujee has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

God I miss peak Davydenko
__________________
Genius is not replicable. Inspiration, though, is contagious, and multiform — and even just to see, close up, power and aggression made vulnerable to beauty is to feel inspired and (in a fleeting, mortal way) reconciled.

David Foster Wallace
Fujee is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 11:42 PM   #206
country flag oranges
Registered User
 
oranges's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,232
oranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond reputeoranges has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fujee View Post
God I miss peak Davydenko
You're not alone
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Illusive Man View Post
Truly, hell hath no fury like a tard spurned.
oranges is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 11:44 PM   #207
country flag Naudio Spanlatine
I wanna taste u.
 
Naudio Spanlatine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lust and/or Love of fire. My heaven has awaited me.
Posts: 23,843
Naudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fujee View Post
God I miss peak Davydenko
__________________
#BENSPILLINTEA
Quote:
Originally Posted by jalusbrian View Post
Ben Rothenberg ‏@BenRothenberg 52m
Aside from everything else, Petra Kvitova is also the first player in WTA history to successfully recover from Radek Stepanek... #Wimbledon
Quote:
Originally Posted by jalusbrian View Post
Ben Rothenberg ‏@BenRothenberg 1h
Yes, Genie Bouchard is the next Maria Sharapova...in that she's being overwhelmed by Petra Kvitova in a #Wimbledon final. Up 6-3, 2-0.:
:
deestruction.tumblr.com
Naudio Spanlatine is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2011, 11:45 PM   #208
country flag leng jai
Registered User
 
leng jai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Oxford (at heart)
Age: 27
Posts: 20,384
leng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond reputeleng jai has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

Quote:
Originally Posted by MTwEeZi View Post
They will never win any slams.
Buts its nice that they can continue failing until they're old and gray.
__________________
WARNING: This signature may contain extreme traces of bullying and glory hunting

TOMMY HASS
0 slams () and 0 finals
0 consecutive weeks at world no. 1
0 consecutive Laureus World Sports Awards
0 times qualified for YEC
3-13 H2H against Rogi Featherer
0-5 H2H against Rafito Nadal
Career low ranking: 1,241 (26.06.1995)
0 fake mullets flaunted in Roland Garros finals.
1 first name in common with Tommy Robredo
leng jai is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2011, 12:14 AM   #209
country flag Naudio Spanlatine
I wanna taste u.
 
Naudio Spanlatine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Lust and/or Love of fire. My heaven has awaited me.
Posts: 23,843
Naudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond reputeNaudio Spanlatine has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Age and Ranking Discussion Thread - Why is the top 100 getting older?

I think its great that the veterans in our sports is peaking at a later age, i mean WHY NOT, its always nice to see guys do better at an older age
__________________
#BENSPILLINTEA
Quote:
Originally Posted by jalusbrian View Post
Ben Rothenberg ‏@BenRothenberg 52m
Aside from everything else, Petra Kvitova is also the first player in WTA history to successfully recover from Radek Stepanek... #Wimbledon
Quote:
Originally Posted by jalusbrian View Post
Ben Rothenberg ‏@BenRothenberg 1h
Yes, Genie Bouchard is the next Maria Sharapova...in that she's being overwhelmed by Petra Kvitova in a #Wimbledon final. Up 6-3, 2-0.:
:
deestruction.tumblr.com
Naudio Spanlatine is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-20-2011, 12:31 AM   #210
country flag Sunset of Age
Anathemaniac
 
Sunset of Age's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: The Wall.
Posts: 41,908
Sunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond reputeSunset of Age has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: 28+ year old veterans peaking/making comebacks?

Quote:
Originally Posted by MTwEeZi View Post
Hass will never win a slam.
Who?
__________________
"It's getting colder, I'm getting colder, older, it's getting colder...

Am I still here? As one, with The Fear?
Am I still alive? I'm still f*cking ... Here...!"


"The Storm Before The Calm"

Anathema

Into music of the PROG-Dorky-kind? visit my blog or MTF's Prog Rock Thread.
Sunset of Age is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios