MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general - Page 38 - 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: Choose!

Blue Clay 0 0%
Wood 0 0%
Ice 0 0%
Gold 0 0%
Some Metal based surface 0 0%
Carpet 1 20.00%
Water 1 20.00%
No Surface - players hover 2 40.00%
Glass 1 20.00%
Other 0 0%
Voters: 5. You may not vote on this poll

Reply

Old 04-14-2012, 11:33 AM   #556
country flag Action Jackson
Forum Umpire:
Gaston Gaudio
 
Action Jackson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 124,469
Action Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ilovetheblues_86 View Post
They need to come back to 16 seeds and best of five sets in master series events finals.
They increased the 32 seedings because of the players better on clay were disrespected at Wimbledon. I think it would be great if it came back.

Agreed to best of 5 set finals at TMS, but that won't happen. It came down to money issues as per usual.
__________________
On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


Wilander on Dimitrov - "He has mind set on imitating Federer and yes it looks good. But he has no idea what to do on the court".

Quote:
Originally Posted by Filo V. View Post
I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
Action Jackson is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-31-2012, 07:25 AM   #557
country flag Sri
Registered User
 
Sri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Amsterdam
Posts: 2,222
Sri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond reputeSri has a reputation beyond repute
Default Should courts become .. larger?

Well, players are fitter and moving well. Let's increase the size of the courts to compensate the loss of angles.

Why not?

__________________
I put my credits in the bank. What can MTF credits buy me?
Sri is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-31-2012, 11:18 AM   #558
country flag duchuy89
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2012
Age: 24
Posts: 301
duchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond reputeduchuy89 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general

I chrees ATP.
__________________
My Site | Visit
duchuy89 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2012, 11:26 PM   #559
country flag stewietennis
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,041
stewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond reputestewietennis has a reputation beyond repute
Default All matches are now one set

All matches are now one set (no tie breakers) and the majors are condensed to one week.

Will we see a noticeable change in the rankings? Does the sport receive more coverage because matches finish faster? Do the H2H between the top players even out?
stewietennis is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 03:15 AM   #560
country flag 2003
Registered User
 
2003's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 2,364
2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute2003 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Hypothetical mini games that could replace the tiebreaker for six all sets

I know the old saying goes if it isnt broke dont fix it, however something about the tiebreak system seems like a lottery..much like footballs penatly shootout and the debate over it.

Is there a better mini game that could decide a set of tennis?

What about playing 5th sets out vs 5th set tiebreakers.

What other mini games could there be?

Id love to see a serve/ace based game. The baselines and grinders have too much of a general advantage in todays game I feel, with the surfaces and racket technology. I know tiebreaks favour big servers, but not enough. Lets give the serve bots a genuine chance to win hardcourt slams for a change.

What about just straight out playing the sets out?

How about some kind of volley based game?

Its hard to think of how to impliment the games into a structured miniture sport, but be creative, see what we could come up with.
__________________
"I did not play my best tennis, no? And..that is what enable him to win..to win this match no? "

- Rafael Nadal, ever so "humble", - press conference after shock 4 set loss to Robeen Soderling @ 2009 French Open 4th round.


Proud member of the Anti Dull Alliance
2003 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 03:21 AM   #561
country flag rocketassist
Banned!
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 25,682
rocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond reputerocketassist has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general

A game of manhunt around the All England Club gardens.
rocketassist is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 03:35 AM   #562
country flag Topspindoctor
Banned!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sen'jin Village
Age: 29
Posts: 17,777
Topspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond reputeTopspindoctor has a reputation beyond repute
Default

Give every member of the public 2 cards one with an image of tomato and the other with an image of cucumber like in the food show Ready Steady Cook.

Each image represents a different player. Once the score is 6 all, the crowd is asked to raise a card representing a player they want to win the set. Whoever gets more votes wins

I feel this system is fair and gives the crowd an opportunity to participate in a match, which is great.
Topspindoctor is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 08:50 AM   #563
country flag Paylu2007
Registered User
 
Paylu2007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,730
Paylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond reputePaylu2007 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general

Quote:
Originally Posted by Topspindoctor View Post
Give every member of the public 2 cards one with an image of tomato and the other with an image of cucumber like in the food show Ready Steady Cook.

Each image represents a different player. Once the score is 6 all, the crowd is asked to raise a card representing a player they want to win the set. Whoever gets more votes wins

I feel this system is fair and gives the crowd an opportunity to participate in a match, which is great.
I must be really drunk, cuz u made me laugh
Paylu2007 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2012, 12:18 PM   #564
country flag Action Jackson
Forum Umpire:
Gaston Gaudio
 
Action Jackson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 124,469
Action Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond reputeAction Jackson has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general

Since the instant gratification generation have a short attention span.

Best of 1 set first to 21 points, each player has 5 serves. As soon as the player loses this has to be played when they leave the court.

__________________
On Nadal bumping him on the changeover, Rosol said: "It's ok, he wanted to take my concentration; I knew he would try something".


Wilander on Dimitrov - "He has mind set on imitating Federer and yes it looks good. But he has no idea what to do on the court".

Quote:
Originally Posted by Filo V. View Post
I definitely would have preferred Gaba winning as he needs the points much more, but Jan would have beaten him anyway. I expect Hajek to destroy Machado, like 6-1 6-2.
Machado wins 6-2 6-1
Action Jackson is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2012, 12:19 PM   #565
country flag BroTree123
Registered User
 
BroTree123's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 17,749
BroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: MTF suggestions to reform the ATP and tennis in general

Quote:
Originally Posted by Topspindoctor View Post
Give every member of the public 2 cards one with an image of tomato and the other with an image of cucumber like in the food show Ready Steady Cook.

Each image represents a different player. Once the score is 6 all, the crowd is asked to raise a card representing a player they want to win the set. Whoever gets more votes wins

I feel this system is fair and gives the crowd an opportunity to participate in a match, which is great.
__________________
Quote:
Hian about himself
Quote:
No words can describe me.
Without me, it would be just aweso.
No shit.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MTwEeZi View Post
Never held a racquet in my life.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MTwEeZi View Post
I've played the game for close to 10 years. This should come as no surprise to many.

Banned Users
BroTree123 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 01:04 PM   #566
country flag Jverweij
Registered User
 
Jverweij's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Age: 31
Posts: 3,637
Jverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond repute
Default post your ideas to spice up the tour

with the current top 4 dominating everything and leaving only breadcrumbs, I am bored. Since I do not like being bored (and I imagine I am not alone in this) I will suggest one thing we can change:

Get rid of the seeding system
Seriously, why does this even exist? It's like giving tax cuts to the filthy rich. If you are a good player, you will get far in tournaments anyways. An unseeded players way to the title will always be harder than a seeded players way.

I suggest we do this completely at random from now on. So what if we occasionally have a Nole-Rafa R1 at Roland Garros or a Fed-Murray R2 at Wimbledon. Equal chances for everyone!



So guys/gals go nuts, what are your ideas ?(or bash on mine ofc :P)
Jverweij is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #567
country flag GSMnadal
Registered User
 
GSMnadal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Netherlands
Age: 22
Posts: 16,065
GSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond reputeGSMnadal has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: post your ideas to spice up the tour

Your idea is terrible. Have Rafa-Fed-Murray-Nole in one bracket at a slam, and the rest of the rounds you're watching one of those four (well, probably three since Murray won't get out of there ever) slaughter mugs.

My idea? Get rid of hardcourts, grass and indoor hardcourts.
__________________
RAFAEL NADAL

'Rafael Nadal is the best ever' - John McEnroe

1 AO - 9 RG - 2 W - 2 USO
GSMnadal is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 01:13 PM   #568
country flag Jverweij
Registered User
 
Jverweij's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Age: 31
Posts: 3,637
Jverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond reputeJverweij has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: post your ideas to spice up the tour

Quote:
Originally Posted by GSMnadal View Post
Your idea is terrible. Have Rafa-Fed-Murray-Nole in one bracket at a slam, and the rest of the rounds you're watching one of those four (well, probably three since Murray won't get out of there ever) slaughter mugs.

My idea? Get rid of hardcourts, grass and indoor hardcourts.
random is random at least you won't be able to predict the semi's from the onset.
Jverweij is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 01:21 PM   #569
country flag duarte_a
Federer Fan & Dull Hater
 
duarte_a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 8,846
duarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond reputeduarte_a has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: post your ideas to spice up the tour

Quote:
Originally Posted by GSMnadal View Post
Your idea is terrible. Have Rafa-Fed-Murray-Nole in one bracket at a slam, and the rest of the rounds you're watching one of those four (well, probably three since Murray won't get out of there ever) slaughter mugs.

My idea? Get rid of hardcourts, grass and indoor hardcourts.


My idea: all tennis indoors so we don't have to bother with postponed matches or finals at monday/tuesday.
__________________
duarte_a is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-06-2012, 01:25 PM   #570
country flag BroTree123
Registered User
 
BroTree123's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 17,749
BroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond reputeBroTree123 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: post your ideas to spice up the tour

Get rid of tennis and play four-square instead. Monfils would own at it.
__________________
Quote:
Hian about himself
Quote:
No words can describe me.
Without me, it would be just aweso.
No shit.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MTwEeZi View Post
Never held a racquet in my life.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MTwEeZi View Post
I've played the game for close to 10 years. This should come as no surprise to many.

Banned Users
BroTree123 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