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Old 02-28-2006, 12:16 AM   #121
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Bet you weren't saying that last year when us Blues took the Cup You know ManU and Chelsea have a few things in common now
Well, to be honest, I didn't say anything about Chelsea winning the League Cup last year - but Liverpool a few years ago (when they won the Mickey Mouse Cup Treble), now that's a different matter

Somehow, I still dislike the Man United-Chelsea comparison. Come back in 10 years time, and then we can start this discussion

/End of football talk

Personally, what's the big deal of players pulling out of tourneys. Remember the fiasco Madrid stirred up a couple of years ago when Andy (amongst a whole lot of other top players) pulled out?!

Everyone wants a piece of Andy...
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Old 02-28-2006, 02:34 AM   #122
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It is raining in Vegas...and the weather doesn't look to outstanding for the rest of the week. I'm sure Andy is quite happy with the decision he made!!
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Yeah, it's pretty bad there. if what we're getting is moving east there....then yea. bad news. I'm sure he's glad. It also looks freezing just as I expected.

Good move, Andy.

Haas has pulled out too, bet this shmuck from the LVRJ won't say anything about him
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Haas has pulled out too

By the way, do these players who pull out at the last moment get fined for any type of tournament or is the fine only for such as Masters?
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Old 02-28-2006, 03:02 AM   #125
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By the way, do these players who pull out at the last moment get fined for any type of tournament or is the fine only for such as Masters?
Yeah, for these small tourneys, the deadline is Friday at noon.

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D. If the withdrawal occurs after 12 noon, Eastern Time, USA, on Friday before the
Tournament Week or, in the case of doubles, after the sign-in deadline, then the withdrawal shall be considered a Late Withdrawal and shall also result in a Late Withdrawal Fine, unless the injury on-site examination provisions apply. In addition, in the case of a 96-draw Tournament, if the withdrawal occurs after the Qualifying or Main Draw is made, whichever comes first, the player shall receive a Late Withdrawal Fine, unless the injury on-site examination provisions apply. Players included in the draw that fail to appear on site shall be classified as a Late Withdrawal.

(so even if Tommy is injured, unless he goes to Vegas and gets checked out there, he pays a fine. Andy pulled out before Friday, so he is OK under this rule)
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From the player code of conduct

B. Fines and Penalties
1) ATP Tournaments
a) The provisions relating to assessment and payment of withdrawal, late withdrawal or punctuality fines for Tournaments are separate from but in addition to the provisions of the Player ATP Commitment. The penalties are:
i) Singles
1. Withdrawals occurring prior to the 12 noon, Eastern time, USA, Friday withdrawal deadline:

I'm not gonna paste the whole thing, but it's only 5,000 for the SECOND offense, meaning Andy should not have been fined for the Vegas withdrawal b/c it's his first offense of the year. The rules are laid out at http://www.atptennis.com/en/common/T...P_Rulebook.pdf Page 116
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I'm glad Tommy pulled out. He's found incredible form and should take a nice solid break before IW and Miami start so he can do some damage. Thank god Haas has awaken so I can cheer a WINNER . Also Murray .
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Old 02-28-2006, 03:14 AM   #127
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Um ok I just got like around 350$ in vcash by doing NOTHING. I had put all my money (a measly like 46$) on Haas to win his round of 16 match in memphis, then used all my winnings on Andy over Benneteau (:retard: ) and lost it all but now I have all this vcash ?
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No worries, lots of people do the same thing when it happens
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Yeah, it's pretty bad there. if what we're getting is moving east there....then yea. bad news. I'm sure he's glad. It also looks freezing just as I expected.

Good move, Andy.

Haas has pulled out too, bet this shmuck from the LVRJ won't say anything about him
I swear, a small town Oklahoma girl, me, finally gets the chance to go to a tournament and everyone is dropping out and the weather sucks, lol. Only to me
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awwwwwwwwwwww It'll still be fun
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Oh trust me, me in Vegas will be fun to say the least, plus I get to miss school!
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Oh trust me, me in Vegas will be fun to say the least, plus I get to miss school!
Yeh thats always a good reason, i missed uni today just because it snowed lightly
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Heh, others voiced their opinions at that moron's article too

http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/st...566649028.html

Letter: Give Roddick a break; he's paid his dues

Regarding Ron Kantowski's column on Andy Roddick withdrawing from the Tennis Channel Open ("Failing to make good on their word," Feb. 27):

I was in La Jolla, Calif., for the recent Davis Cup tie between the United States and Romania and trust me when I say Roddick was truly ill during the match on Friday, to the extent he was taken to hospital. Yet he went out and played again on Sunday. Then on to San Jose, and from there on to Memphis, Tenn.

Anyone doubting Andy's commitment to tennis should have been in Belgium in September when Roddick played a very tough five-set match on clay against Olivier Rocchus with more than 7,000 Belgians screaming constantly, even during points, during his serves. Roddick gutted it out and kept us in the world group.

So give Roddick a break.

Marianne Jenks, Jamestown, Ohio

http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/st...566649028.html

Letter: Fatigue wasn't a weak excuse for Roddick

Andy Roddick is 23 years old, and playing a sport that has one of the longest seasons in the world. He has just played two tournaments, one after another - reaching the semis and quarters of both, respectively.

Fatigue isn't a weak excuse at all - you obviously haven't had any experience with real fatigue. If you did, you wouldn't be talking so much rubbish.

As you noted, people go to tennis tournaments for a lot of reasons - not just to see Roddick play.

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