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Old 09-03-2012, 07:05 PM   #106
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I hope Fish doesn't have a serious problem but the fact that no details have been disclosed is worrisome. It is also unfortunate for tennis fans who were looking forward to an entertaining match. The Cincy match was great from both players.

I've been watching pro tennis since the 60s and I've never heard any pro player bitch and moan about a draw. No matter who they support, all MTF posters who complain about draws are clowns.
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:07 PM   #107
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WHen you only have a handful of rounds to play in a slam, you shouldn't just be able to SKIP a entire fucking round completely and everyone else has to bust their ass and play every round.. This has happened a few times for Olderer
I commiserate with you but walk-overs are part of the game like it or not. Nadal has had walk-overs too as have others.

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Tournament officials did not immediately provide further details Monday on Fish's ailment. The 30-year-old missed about two months this season because of an accelerated heartbeat and had a medical procedure in May.
His third-round match against Gilles Simon went five sets, lasting more than 3 hours and ending after 1 a.m. Sunday.
Afterward, the 23rd-seeded Fish did not appear at a news conference. Tournament officials said he was getting treatment, but didn't give
Is this the heart surgery that Mark Lenders was referring to? If so, that's a shock. Fish is so young and this news transcends tennis. Like all of the pros, he loves the sport so he's been playing with the condition. While it might seem like a poor decision for the long run I can understand how difficult it is to say no to a physical activity that happens to be a big part of his life.

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Old 09-03-2012, 07:07 PM   #108
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Sorry for fish, hope he'll be right soon.

This is doing no good to Fed though, no rhythm going into berdych's match, lower his chances.
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WHen you only have a handful of rounds to play in a slam, you shouldn't just be able to SKIP a entire fucking round completely and everyone else has to bust their ass and play every round.. This has happened a few times for Olderer
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WHen you only have a handful of rounds to play in a slam, you shouldn't just be able to SKIP a entire fucking round completely and everyone else has to bust their ass and play every round.. This has happened a few times for Olderer
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Horrible news for Mardy fish and the worst thing is that this could be a recurring problem for him that badly hinders the tail-end of his career.
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Some good news for Americans at least at the Open. Serena putting on a monster performance to destroy her opponent. About to wrap it up 6-0 6-0. Great to see her so focused.
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I'm assuming Fish could have just retired vs. Simon so we could have gotten to see a match at least??]

Instead of Smugerer getting a fucking walkover??
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I like that the USO website schedule says

"Walkover
Complete"

as if it was going to be one anyway and this just formalised it =p
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Some good news for Americans at least at the Open. Serena putting on a monster performance to destroy her opponent. About to wrap it up 6-0 6-0. Great to see her so focused.
Wrong forum. Sorry it just had to be said.
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Wrong forum. Sorry it just had to be said.
Not really. Man or women for the americans nice to see at least one doing well and not flaming out.
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Real tough when you don't even have to play rounds
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Some good news for Americans at least at the Open. Serena putting on a monster performance to destroy her opponent. About to wrap it up 6-0 6-0. Great to see her so focused.
Post that here http://www.tennisforum.com/
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It seems because he didn't even go to his presser after his last match, that it was critical to get hospital treatment immediately --- not like most sport injuries --- and makes the heart issue more of a candidate. In case it is the arrhythmia again, here is some info about it.

He had a cardiac ablation for his arrhythmia earlier this year, but it may not be a complete cure:
Mardy says he is still nervous about the condition coming back. Cardiac ablations are only 75 to 80 percent effective on the first go-around. Depending upon how things proceed, he may yet need another one. The procedure itself is less than 20 years old, and much of the long-range data is still being compiled.

http://www.washingtonian.com/blogs/c...alth-scare.php
Btw, from Mayo Clinic website: "Cardiac ablation uses catheters — long, flexible tubes inserted through a vein in your groin and threaded to your heart — to correct structural problems in your heart that cause an arrhythmia. Cardiac ablation works by scarring or destroying tissue in your heart that triggers an abnormal heart rhythm."

Sounds a little hit-or-miss to this layman.
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Damn. Hope Mardy is okay. Should have brought Tsonga back in to face Federer
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WHen you only have a handful of rounds to play in a slam, you shouldn't just be able to SKIP a entire fucking round completely and everyone else has to bust their ass and play every round.. This has happened a few times for Olderer
FOUR to be exact

4 wo's in his slam career

2004 USO R16 V Pavel
2007 Wim R16 V Haas
2012 AO R64 V A. Beck
2012 USO R16 V Fish

2 in one year!
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