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Old 03-31-2013, 06:56 PM   #1
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Default Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis. There is no winners, just unforced errors.

Agreed.
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:58 PM   #2
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

couldn't agree more, terminate this shitfest of an event
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

He said the same thing 4 or 5 years ago about Miami iirc. He's always struggled there, same as Isner.

It's the same for all players dependent on serve, and it's not too surprising imo: Miami has the lowest serving figures of any hard court masters.
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Ivo telling things as they are since 1979.
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:09 PM   #5
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

No shit Ivo
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:10 PM   #6
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Go, Ivo, go . Not that we haven't known this for ages.
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

You know something is wrong when players are exhausted after a three-setter. Imagine a five-setter on these courts.
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

If you are not going to fix the courts, change the balls.

Use the WTA ball, it is faster.
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Karlovic sucks too much to play entertaining tennis. There are no winners, just aces.
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Good for Ivo. Why don't more players talk about the ridiculous speed of the courts?
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Conditions too slow...Guys dying playing 3 sets. So slow. Makes it impossible to hit winners which results in messed up winners/errors ratio
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Ivo obviously annoyed at how hard the court makes it for big servers, however I agree completely with his point if not his more than likely motive for the comments.

Miami is a chore to watch, never mind play. Was nice to see Gasquet and Haas making runs but otherwise a very poor tournament.
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Ivo

Better make it a clay tournament
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Default Re: Karlovic: "Court and balls in Miami are too slow to play entertaining tennis"

Ia should be a faster court to off set the humidity
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