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Old 10-30-2011, 08:35 PM   #1
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In the absence of anyone in my life who would be proud of me for having finally achieved something difficult on a completely meaningless internet tennis game, i've come here to tell you all of my achievement.

For years i've played this game called 'stick cricket' (Google it, it'll be the first result) and a few months ago I saw a link to 'stick tennis'...obviously what with me being into tennis I thought i'd try it out so I decided to have a go on the 'world domination' game. Basically there's 16 matches you need to win, becoming more difficult as you go on.

Let me just say to the game's credit - it's incredibly simple to learn, it's really addictive and it represents the differences between the surfaces in a reasonably accurate way.

Anyway, back to the point... It was a very proud day when I finally beat Lendl, saving two match points in the final set:



The guy was so owner... you have to be totally on top of your game for every shot to beat him, if you're not in the right position he hits a winner every time.

The final match is against Sampras, and as you can see I had a couple of heartbreaking losses:





...before I finally got the better of him, engaging in a cheeky Andy Murray style fist pump at the moment I sealed the victory:





A very proud day indeed

I recommend the game to anyone btw: Stick Tennis world domination (the first few are easy, but it does get insanely difficult towards the end...)
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Old 10-30-2011, 08:42 PM   #2
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Congratulations Great achievement!

Gotta admit it is a hard game, completed all the levels a while back but I remember a few players such as the ones you mentioned being a real pain in the ass!
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Congratulations Great achievement!

Gotta admit it is a hard game, completed all the levels a while back but I remember a few players such as the ones you mentioned being a real pain in the ass!
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Lendl was such a bitch to beat. I used to get so angry with myself for not concentrating, i'd bang my fist on the table and my mum would walk in and ask what was going on - she just got a pained sigh. I'm sure it brought me closer to Andy Murray haha, not just because of the anger but because my mum was there to witness it
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In MTF terms though you are a mug choker judging by your failure to win the close matches and that poor BP conversion rate.
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In MTF terms though you are a mug choker judging by your failure to win the close matches and that poor BP conversion rate.
That last match though - saved 13/14 BP....and the time I saved 2 MP against Lendl - tell me that's not mental toughness
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100% first serve and over 100 aces and you still lost?!?
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100% first serve and over 100 aces and you still lost?!?
It was a pretty long match. Didn't Mahut get over 100 aces in the match where he eventually lost 70-68 in the final set to Isner?

It'd be fair to say that Pete was dominating the rallies
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Great stuff, didn't know this game existed.
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Well done. I just played for the first time and had my own epic battle to defeat Pat Cash 17-15 in the fifth. I got a triple bagel the first time I played but was a fast enough learner to dominate on serve the second time. Thanks for introducing me to the game.
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I can't beat Lendl
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