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I admit I hyped Tomic a lot before.. Now I can't stand him at all :smash:
Have you really hyped someone and now you don't care about him or even hate him ?
 

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i kinda lost interest in Thiem tbh. Not that i was on the bandwagon much, nor do i hate him or dislike him really, but i've lost the spark about him becoming smth big in tennis, now i feel he'll be just average. Hope i'm wrong.
 

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When I was newer to following tennis, I thought Harrison would be a top player. I was wrong. Didn't jump out of that bandwagon, I LAUNCHED myself out of it. :lol:
 

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I am probably the sole member of the Jiri Vesely bandwagon. Considering jumping off that one, but hanging on until 2014 is up at least.
 

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When I was newer to following tennis, I thought Harrison would be a top player. I was wrong. Didn't jump out of that bandwagon, I LAUNCHED myself out of it. :lol:
Well many people hyped him a lot there is nothing wrong with that. Same as Donald Young. I've never been a fan of Ryan but I must admit I like and hype a lot his brother Christian. Too bad he is injured :sad:
 

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I am probably the sole member of the Jiri Vesely bandwagon. Considering jumping off that one, but hanging on until 2014 is up at least.
I was on his bandwagon last year but now the spark is gone and I don't know why :( Other people doesn't care about him at all I think. He is not hyped like Thiem for example. That kills me really :sad:
 

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I was really impressed by Jerzy at Paris 2012 i remember watching him beating Gulbis at Wimbledon that year watching him 1st time than somehow lost track and suddenly went to F in Paris, had high hopes for him, still like him, but honestly he is not that good that i though, drop shotting to much, not using brain and so on, i would say i had big expectations and liked him a lot now, not so much about expectations mostly

And i never liked Tomic and he just prooved to me he is joke, only thing he shockem me is his serve is bigger - i remember i wrote many times here he had WTA serve, now his serve is much better, but his attitude and everything is horrible

On other hand i am happy i still like Milos - i 1st was him at AO 2011 beating i think Llodra than bet on him to beat Youzny and i am his fan since than was expecting with his serve and age he will be top 10 one day and in what 3 years he did it, back than at that AO when i 1st saw him he was what like 150 in the world and not many people knew him before AO just like me
 

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I still support him actually :wavey:.
There's still hope for you. ;)

I was on his bandwagon last year but now the spark is gone and I don't know why :( Other people doesn't care about him at all I think. He is not hyped like Thiem for example. That kills me really :sad:
I think people see him as too one-dimensional probably, not as an exciting to watch player like Thiem.
 

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i kinda lost interest in Thiem tbh. Not that i was on the bandwagon much, nor do i hate him or dislike him really, but i've lost the spark about him becoming smth big in tennis, now i feel he'll be just average. Hope i'm wrong.
lol

Why in the world do you or would you say this Latso? You were initially absolutely spot on with your initial assessment. Thiem has everything to make it big as a tennis player. EVERYTHING.

Remember grass is one of the most different surfaces to the rest, it's a specialised surface. Thiem doesn't have the game to play on it at the level he does elsewhere, there's no suprise he had thoose results. He was always going to struggle on this surface, with his backhand being such a big backhand, he isn't used to getting down to the height of the ball on grass with it. In addition his serve isn't suited to grass and it really isn't all that much of a weapon and that hurt him.

Thiem will 100% dominate the ATP tour, alongside Dimitrov, alongside Nishikori and unfortunately, as much as it pains me to say it, alongside Raonic.

Don't be a knee-jerker please. Thiem meets all the criteria for being a grandslam champion. Two huge strengths and no weaknesses.

You could see he was a fish out of water on the grass, but don';t worry. 70% of the tour is hard-court, 25% clay and 5% grass. Being weak on that surface won't hurt him, plus he has the time to improve.
 

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Tomic has no weapons other than his serve, which best comes to life on grass. With no weapons and a naturally passive/negative mind-set in rallies/points, the guy is pretty much screwed. He doesn't have the will, passion or desire to compete at the very highest level of tennis. He'll be content with top 50 status and the occasional good run at Wimbledon and whichever odd hard-court tournament. He'll spend the money clubbing and tucking notes in hot pants and thongs. I'm sure he doesn't mind.
 

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I used to support Djokovic quite strongly. Sort of hopped off around the time of the 2011 US Open. Nothing against the guy, I still like him. I didn't make a conscious decision, it just happened :shrug:

As for young players, it happens more with the WTA because the youth tends to progress further up the pecking order before crashing down to earth.
 

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Lendl. Stopped supporting him around 1990 and hopped on the Agassi bandwagon. Agassi was first and foremost a fashion revolution at the time. I was a child, was fascinated by & bought the entire collection, but still sucked at tennis. Also had the Lendl collection, but it was rather boring.
 

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lol

Why in the world do you or would you say this Latso? You were initially absolutely spot on with your initial assessment. Thiem has everything to make it big as a tennis player. EVERYTHING.

Remember grass is one of the most different surfaces to the rest, it's a specialised surface. Thiem doesn't have the game to play on it at the level he does elsewhere, there's no suprise he had thoose results. He was always going to struggle on this surface, with his backhand being such a big backhand, he isn't used to getting down to the height of the ball on grass with it. In addition his serve isn't suited to grass and it really isn't all that much of a weapon and that hurt him.

Thiem will 100% dominate the ATP tour, alongside Dimitrov, alongside Nishikori and unfortunately, as much as it pains me to say it, alongside Raonic.

Don't be a knee-jerker please. Thiem meets all the criteria for being a grandslam champion. Two huge strengths and no weaknesses.

You could see he was a fish out of water on the grass, but don';t worry. 70% of the tour is hard-court, 25% clay and 5% grass. Being weak on that surface won't hurt him, plus he has the time to improve.
he kinda sucked on clay too and quality of play should overrule at least a bit of the surface importance, yet he just folded against way weaker players, which is imo a bad sign.

He won't have much flashes on HC in the remainder of the season, mark my words.

If he gets to a Cilic like career he should be extremely happy imo.

p.s. your posts are usually loooong, so having another piece of article in the sig makes them look even longer, which possibly lures away some potential readers. 2 cents.
 

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he kinda sucked on clay
:facepalm:

I'll bookmark this post for when he wins his first 250 claycourt title next season.

If people don't have the mental capicity to read my posts or the attention span, whatever, that's their problem and shows their concentration skills and IQ as probably being fairly low enough for me to not give 2 shits, but thanks all the same.
 
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