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Old 06-19-2006, 05:57 AM   #811
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Why did you have to attach the video Tangy!?!?!?!?!?!!!!!!! Why?

Now I'm crying and depressed and people are looking at me funny.

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Old 06-19-2006, 06:15 AM   #812
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The problem is Andy has no emotion when he tanks matches.
Just a blank stare on his face.
He's so happy when the media talks to him and when serious questions are asked, he
can't handle it.
He needs to communicate with anyone - athletes and new friends.
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Old 06-19-2006, 11:15 AM   #813
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Tangy

I feel bad...i don't even expect him to make the QF of Wimbledon and what's really sad about that is he doesn't even think there's something up...he and his brother don't recognise a problem being there that everyone else can blatantly see.

I know in my last post i said it was maybe just a diversion from Andy and John so as they don't berate him anymore but reading that post match transcript...he seems completely oblivious, he didn't play really really bad on saturday...but he didn't have any heart at all he didn't run for shots he could have made, he rolled about like a 5 year old child taking a tantrum when he missed points, he just missed balls he should have hit...i just don't know anymore. What i do know is that if Andy gets past the first round of Wimbledon i'll be extremely happy, anything after that would just be a bonus
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Old 06-19-2006, 03:36 PM   #815
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Man, Andy would have beat Lleyton in the final. That wasn't fair, James is practicing with Andy too much and he could read his serve like no ones business...Andy played well, and I think he should be confident going into Wimbly.

I am sorta happy for Hewitt, I like him and it's good to see him win a title. If you thought Andy was having a title drought, Hewitt hadn't won one in 18 months. I see Lleyton as a similar situation to what Andy is in. Ya know, he had to find his confidence again after bad losses to Fed, and he's been getting stupid injuries. So Andy should look at that, as well as the rest of us, and keep hope that good results will happen if you just keep at it.
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I disagree about the playing good part.
He stood there powerless and
with no effort to move his legs in the Gonzalez
and qualifer Dancevic matches.
He was pushed all over. Opponents served out 5 straight points without needing
to work.
He can't even put any power in easy forehands. Obviously, the backhand
and serve disappeared.
That's why he pretended to
be superfriendly with Blake. And childishlessly dove at the net,
knowing he had no chance to win, with his severe lack of flexibility.
There were bad bounces and he gave up running for dropshots quickly.
Why did he think he could get away with NO MOBILITY
and weight GAIN?????
The qualifier broke his serve easily because
he DIDN't CHANGE HIS SERVE, SHOTMAKING SPEED + FITNESS REGIME.
He can't hide the poor fitness and "mental drain" after
he hugged opponents.
They're not playing unprofessional Exhibitions!!!!!

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Man, Andy would have beat Lleyton in the final. That wasn't fair, James is practicing with Andy too much and he could read his serve like no ones business...Andy played well, and I think he should be confident going into Wimbly.
If they are practicing together Andy should know what James does on court too. Anyd's just stupid, he should pay more attention to how his friends are getting better.
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If they are practicing together Andy should know what James does on court too. Anyd's just stupid, he should pay more attention to how his friends are getting better.
well he knew all about it b/c he said so during the match, but he didn't do anything about it once they got on court.
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Andy lied, he didn't pay attention to James up to the day he was beaten. I'm sure he will tape his matches from now on. Silly Andy.

It hurts seen Lleyton holding Andy's throphy. That thing is too big for Lleyton
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Andy lied, he didn't pay attention to James up to the day he was beaten. I'm sure he will tape his matches from now on. Silly Andy.

It hurts seen Lleyton holding Andy's throphy. That thing is too big for Lleyton
That thing is just too big, period.
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Old 06-19-2006, 09:00 PM   #821
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If they are practicing together Andy should know what James does on court too. Anyd's just stupid, he should pay more attention to how his friends are getting better.
There is a difference between knowing about it and executing it. Ask Federer about his matches against Nadal.
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There is a difference between knowing about it and executing it. Ask Federer about his matches against Nadal.
but at least federer doesn't seem to go out there with a defeatist attitude and start getting negative only a few minutes into t he match. Plus it's not quite the same considering Andy has OWNED James for their entire professional careers. It'd be, IMO, a lot more understandable if Roger was out there completely lost against rafa and didn't quite know what to do and got frustrated easily. But imagine if Roger went out there against someone he owned and looked like that. That's how it was with Andy and that's why I don't get why his attitude and gameplan were so poor the other day. It's not that he had a gameplan and for whatever reason was having trouble executing it, he looked like he had NO gameplan and no clue what to do out there.
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There is a difference between knowing about it and executing it. Ask Federer about his matches against Nadal.
Sure. However, Roger doesn't stand clueless when playing Nadal. He executes his plan regardless of him losing or not. It's very clear Roger is the most skillfull even when he loses. In contrast, it's clear Andy didn't know what to do against a player he spends quite a lot of time practicing with.
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Debs, I didn't see your post but yeah I agree with you, basically.
The day Roger is standing clueless of why Andy is beating him, then we can say it's the same thing. It will neve happen...
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Debs, I didn't see your post but yeah I agree with you, basically.
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The day Roger is standing clueless of why Andy is beating him, then we can say it's the same thing. It will neve happen...
EXACTLY. I almost used this same analogy myself
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