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Old 04-15-2006, 09:22 AM   #136
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you have to admit this is a nice idea, if they match up, maybe they could get to shanghai. who knows?!
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Old 04-15-2006, 05:52 PM   #137
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and Mae, i think American players like Singles more, in fact i alreadry found a good player for Travis, Jim Thomas! he is older than Travis, more match experiences. and they are all American, perhaps they will make miracle?
Cindy, do you know why Travis has chosen to not play any singles?
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Cindy, do you know why Travis has chosen to not play any singles?
Because he's not good enough? Like all the doubles guys...
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Because he's not good enough? Like all the doubles guys...
I see. Well there are some here and there who are good enough but they choose to play doubles (Bryans come to mind, especially Bob, but I suppose they're in a unique position), so I just wasn't sure. Did he ever try? I just don't remember ever seeing him in any kind of singles draw in the past few years...
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Travis plays Singles qualies here and there. He came onto the tour as Jan-Mike's doubles partner and they won the first tournament they played together. Travis never really had a chance to work his Singles game through the circuit after college because he was already on the tour playing Doubles with Jan-Mike. He's such an aggressive, fearless doubles player it makes me curious what kind of singles player he would be, but he just never had the chance to develop I suppose.
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ahhh ok, thanks Fee, I was just curious too bad he hasn't given it a shot more regularly.
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I know everything Andy.
and would you like to see Jim/Travis plays together?
Well who knows if neither one of them has a regular Doubles partner maybe they could join up as a team And I think you are right Cindy that most Americans like to play Singles.
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Well who knows if neither one of them has a regular Doubles partner maybe they could join up as a team And I think you are right Cindy that most Americans like to play Singles.
You're right, there are not many doubles specialists from America: the Bryans, Jim T, Travis, Graydon (not playing currently...), Tripp Phillips - and that's about it! Would be nice to see some more
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well I mean, how many younger doubles specialists are there from anywhere? Why play doubles if you have a shot at playing singles? The money, attention, all that is all much much better. So if any guy thinks he has a shot at playing singles and doing well, he's better off being an average singles player than a good doubles player for the most part - a guy like Bob Bryan who has what he has with Mike is different. Bob could probably be a top 50-100 singles player but he's a really famous doubles team and #1 in the world winning slams and tons of titles. Other than a situation like that, might as well at least try singles
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well I mean, how many younger doubles specialists are there from anywhere?
There are more than you would expect, but I appreciate your point.
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Younger guys who are coming up and doing well and contending for titles? Who are they?
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Younger guys who are coming up and doing well and contending for titles? Who are they?
Steven Huss, Jordan Kerr, Graydon Oliver, Travis Parrott, Tripp Phillips, Lovro Zovko.

Ok, I admit I don't know a huge number. You seem desperate to prove your point
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I saw Travis played Heineken's SQ in shanghai, and he lost the game, guess who beated him? Bjorn Phau! and after that he joined Tokyo's SQ and also lost in the first round, after that, he doesn't play singels.

thanks Fee, i checked atp ranking, they showed he was No.3 doubles player in USA, but i asked lots people who come from USA, did u know Travis? oh,..no who is this guy?

will he be here again? no, i don't think so. if tmc is still here...
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Steven Huss, Jordan Kerr, Graydon Oliver, Travis Parrott, Tripp Phillips, Lovro Zovko.

Ok, I admit I don't know a huge number. You seem desperate to prove your point
Steven Huss is much older.

count Paul Hanley!
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True, Paul is just under two years older than Steven.

Travis is not the #3 US Doubles player though, and hasn't been for some time.
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