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The new union faltered.
Fat Sock is married.
Aussie Open may be delayed.
What else can we have an intellectual discussion about while we wait? 2021 fake predictions?
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Part 66 was paywalled.
The new union faltered.
Fat Sock is married.
Aussie Open may be delayed.
What else can we have an intellectual discussion about while we wait? 2021 fake predictions?
|by Anonymous||reply 204||Last Saturday at 3:29 AM|
Thanks for starting the new non-paywalled thread, OP. Here is the link to the previous thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||12/20/2020|
Sharapova is engaged and Nishikori is married now
|by Anonymous||reply 2||12/20/2020|
Has anyone discussed the Tomic porn?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||12/20/2020|
Bartoli's had her baby.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||12/20/2020|
Bambino Bartoli baby
|by Anonymous||reply 5||12/20/2020|
Is Pasta Bartoli the one with the weird father?
|by Anonymous||reply 6||12/20/2020|
The Tomic porn is an oxymoron unless you're turned on by his hand.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||12/20/2020|
The first seven weeks of the 2021 ATP calendar: (4 events in Melbourne)
|by Anonymous||reply 8||12/21/2020|
Nadal won the atp award for sportsmanship, Federer the fan favourite player, Rublev the most improving player, Alcarar the newcomer of the year and Fernando Vicente, the best coach
|by Anonymous||reply 9||12/22/2020|
Pospisil's eyeglasses speak to me.
They say, "Suddenly, it's 1958."
He's a long, tall, good lookin' drink of water but contacts, Vasek, contacts.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||12/22/2020|
I think it's an endorsement deal, R10, no? Anyway, Vasek is HAWT.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||12/23/2020|
Those glasses accentuate his BDF nicely.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||12/23/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 13||12/23/2020|
Unlike Nole and Medvedev, Rublev doesn't seem to be a fan of the idea of playing at the best of three sets on GS
|by Anonymous||reply 14||12/24/2020|
Crushing on Vasek Pospisil ......
|by Anonymous||reply 15||12/24/2020|
Such a cute couple
|by Anonymous||reply 16||12/24/2020|
Vasek needs that eyeglass promo money. Not like he’s winning 🏆.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||12/24/2020|
Just realized he has under 100k followers so that was probably just 5 free pairs of glasses. Usually real companies these days don’t even pay unless you have at least 500k-1mil. Shoulda stuck with popsocks.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||12/24/2020|
Good for Rublev at R14.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||12/24/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 20||12/24/2020|
Dimitrov is dating Lolita Osmanova, daughter of a Russian oligarch
|by Anonymous||reply 21||12/24/2020|
Is the Sharapova engagement real, or is it another bearding contract, like the basketball player?
|by Anonymous||reply 22||12/24/2020|
Sharapova is retired and set for life. I don't know how her post-tennis career plans are shaping up, but at the moment she doesn't seem that thirsty for the spotlight. Hence, is a beard necessary?
|by Anonymous||reply 23||12/24/2020|
[quote] I don't know how her post-tennis career plans are shaping up
Her life revolves around treatment of her heart condition.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||12/24/2020|
R17 Vasek did a good comeback this year and he is good enough to make money with his tennis.
Sharapova future husband is handsome. Frankly i don't know where the lesbian rumours came, i know Dimitrov was more a shopping partner than a boyfriend but that match seemed a pr relationship to increase their profiles (Dimitrov seemed to be the next big thing back then) more than to hide anything
|by Anonymous||reply 25||12/25/2020|
A Shapo Christmas.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||12/25/2020|
Damn, I didn’t know there are two Berrettinis. Matteo looks absolutely snackworthy here.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||12/25/2020|
It must be hard be the less talented brother, at least Jacopo is doing better than Petros Tsitsipas.
After the Zverev affair i thought players will be more careful with putting the girlfriends on instagram (of course Shapo's relationship is way longer than all Zvere's combined)
|by Anonymous||reply 28||12/25/2020|
FAA was looking good in Mallorca.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||12/25/2020|
Like this R28
|by Anonymous||reply 30||12/25/2020|
R30 Exactly like that. Well, Felix is quite discrete in comparission with others, but he was posting pictures of his girlfriend like five minutes after knowing her.
Anyway, or he (and Shapo) choose better than Sascha or they treat their girlfriends way better than Sascha (probably both).
In my oppinion a player better wait till make thing instagram official, but i'm too old to fully understand the need of the young generation of putting all their lives on social media
|by Anonymous||reply 31||12/25/2020|
Genetics is so fascinating. Look at r27. The brothers look nothing alike except their smiles.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||12/25/2020|
Elliot Benchertrit change nationalities and now he'll play for morocco. I'm pretty sure people are thrilled in the french federation after wasting so many wc on him
|by Anonymous||reply 33||12/25/2020|
[quote] Is the Sharapova engagement real, or is it another bearding contract, like the basketball player?
... and the tennis player.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||12/26/2020|
I'd love to see pictures of Rafa and Whatshercara, snuggled up by the fire, but their love is so special and private, most people can't understand it.
Did anyone else notice Rafa's boyfriend sitting in the corner seat of his friends box at R.G. a rare slip up by the cameraman?
|by Anonymous||reply 35||12/26/2020|
[quote]Did anyone else notice Rafa's boyfriend sitting in the corner seat of his friends box at R.G.
... and Trump won the election, right r35?
|by Anonymous||reply 36||12/26/2020|
[quote] Did anyone else notice Rafa's boyfriend sitting in the corner seat of his friends box at R.G. a rare slip up by the cameraman?
What’s his name? Link please.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||12/26/2020|
The 3rd guy.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||12/26/2020|
The one in black looks like he’s missing a hand.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||12/26/2020|
I know Nadal's relationship is unconventional to sports standard but frankly athletes but bearding contracts rarely include your highschool girlfriend.
It's very difficult that a tennis player will come out, it's totally uncharted territory and the guy must be at least from a western country (i can't see a russian player coming out or a polish one).
Anyway, tennis is one of the sports were a gay player could have a nice career without too many problems, it's an individual sport, you earn enough just for playing (and if the guy was promising i'm pretty sure he'll get a lot of sponsors) and if you are not blind by the spotlight i doubt there were much problem with the fans either
|by Anonymous||reply 40||12/27/2020|
I don't even care that much if it's true, I just get hard at the though that Pico used to tap dat azz.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||12/27/2020|
Jack Sock published pics of his wedding. Not a good idea, because of course he and his guesses didn't respect covid restrictions
|by Anonymous||reply 42||12/27/2020|
Unconventional? Ay, por favor. Rafa is gay gay gay. High school? The guy didn't finish 5th grade. Whatshercara was/is his sister's girlfriend. There used to be a lot more pictures and videos of Rafa and friends on the internet, but most have been scrubbed. He has a carefully crafted PR campaign. You could see how gay he was with the boys and completely awkward with women.
I admit there is no proof, but there is no proof that he is straight. He has NEVER had to answer any personal questions ever since that 1 interview where he was practically outed, 10 years ago. "So you call your mother every day, but you go weeks or months without talking to your girlfriend?" He doesn't see or talk to her at all during GS because "it's too distracting". My girlfriend who lives in Canada.
That's when the PR clamp closed for good. Note in the pic above, Carlos, the manager or agent, gets in-between them.
If the kid in the pic. isn't his boyfriend, why do they try to hide him all the time? At RG he was in the corner of the friends box acting like he just found that seat by accident. There was no crowd to hide him in, this year.
The sister and Cara are always have same hair, matchy outfits and jewelry. For years, once a year we'd get a pap shot of the happy couple on the beach/boat and that's it. Look at the video below, look how natural he is with men.
He was making 10 million a year and she kept working at a bank because she liked her independence, yeah right.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||12/27/2020|
Pic after pic where the girls look alike. That's not an accident. Note his sister's wedding ring and Whatshercara's necklace. Same hair/hats/hemlines. Gimmeabreak. Hiding in plain sight/site. Do a google image search rafa sister and girlfriend.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||12/27/2020|
"Is Pasta Bartoli the one with the weird father?"
Yes, but she's hardly alone - tennis has a long history of weird parents.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||12/27/2020|
Sharapova showed up on another episode of Billions in Season 5. A one-line appearance during a Bobby Axelrod dinner. This didn't really happen during the long, cold break, but thay's when I watched it.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||12/27/2020|
Do our lesbian and bi sisters find the bitch Sharapova hot or even attractive? Or is she strictly a (manufactured) sex symbol for straight guys?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||12/27/2020|
R44 Sorry but i find that theory ridiculous. It's too elaborate and frankly Rafa is not that smart
Bartoli has a crazy father but he is very far from the worst cases in the wta, very very far
|by Anonymous||reply 48||12/27/2020|
Look at every single pic of the happy couple. In this one they were having an argument (probably about an ex). Mama had to get between them.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||12/27/2020|
Matching hats, glasses, necklaces, blouses, hair styles. Why? Just a coincidence? They call each other in the morning?
Also note that the media has NEVER said one word about it. Wouldn't it be natural to say "His sister is his wife's best friend" or ANY single word about them always being together? Crickets.
There is no one so blind as she who will not see.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||12/27/2020|
Maybe they find it amusing.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||12/27/2020|
Sure. Anyway that's enough of that.
I haven't heard from the Djokovic hating troll lately, maybe he's too busy gloating. If someone wants to bash Djokovic for awhile, I'll TRY and defend him, though I don't have a lot to work with this year. But I'll start.
Here he is in Bosnia at a hill/pyramid with special healing powers where he realigned his root chakra and opened his third eye. It's as real as Rafa's heterosexuality. With an equal amount of proof.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||12/27/2020|
"Bartoli has a crazy father but he is very far from the worst cases in the wta, very very far."
Right, R48. For tennis parents we need to distinguish between "crazy", "abusive," and "crazy AND abusive." Coaches too.
From what I know, Bartoli's dad was just odd; he was no Damir Dokic (as just one example).
|by Anonymous||reply 53||12/27/2020|
Who was the worst tennis parent? Damir Dokic or Jim Pierce?
|by Anonymous||reply 54||12/27/2020|
R50 Come on, be serious, in their circle there are tons of women of their age with the same hairstyle and the same type of clothes
|by Anonymous||reply 55||12/27/2020|
R54 I think Mirjana Lucic's father was even worse
|by Anonymous||reply 56||12/27/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 57||12/27/2020|
JJ Wolf and his sister
|by Anonymous||reply 58||12/27/2020|
per his agent: Federer to miss the Australian Open.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||12/27/2020|
Is Mirka pregnant again?
|by Anonymous||reply 60||12/27/2020|
JJ Wolf makes me so horny.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||12/27/2020|
"Who was the worst tennis parent? Damir Dokic or Jim Pierce?"
R54, I'd vote for Dokic. Don't get me wrong, Jim Pierce was abusive towards Mary and her mom/his wife. But Dokic seemed even more abusive directed towards Jelena.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||12/27/2020|
Well, the crazy abusive father is a classic on the wta. From Andrea Jaeger to Mirjana Lucic. I think now they are more careful to show their true colors but i'm pretty sure there are a good bunch of them.
On atp lately it happens the opposite with players who disrespect their fathers, but i think it's simply a consecuence that players have diva behaviours from an early age now
|by Anonymous||reply 63||12/28/2020|
JJ Wolf needs to show more of that magnificent booty.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||12/28/2020|
I don't know, Wolf looks llike a hillbilly half of the time.
We'll see if this year he continues to climb the rankings or if he is one of those cases who vanish after getting near top 100 (or stay there for a little whilte)
|by Anonymous||reply 65||12/28/2020|
Isner being deplorable on Insta again. Saying NFL coaches are "brainwashed" into wearing masks. What a dumb dude.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||12/28/2020|
I hope Australia bans Isner from entering. If he's anti-mask they're not going to like that
|by Anonymous||reply 67||12/28/2020|
Thanasi Kokkinakis will play again. Hopefully this time he'll be luckier with injuries.
Well next week atp will be back. I thought players below 230 will be the victims of the lack of challengers with the change of the dates of Australian Open, but curiously there's a lot of them in the qualifications of the first atps. The fact that most players will travel to Australia to quarintine will make them possible to get into an atp tournament, the ones lucky enough to get into the main draw could gain more points than reaching the last rounds of a challenger (and given the absence of top players is perfectly possible)
|by Anonymous||reply 68||12/29/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 69||12/29/2020|
Indian Wells 2021 to be postponed. Will the Miami Masters follow suit?
|by Anonymous||reply 70||12/29/2020|
The Sunshine Separated Siamese Twins.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||12/29/2020|
JFC I'm gonna die without my tennis.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||12/29/2020|
well given that California and Florida are 2 of the top 3 states with the most number of infections, I think Indian Wells and Miami should be postponed.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||12/29/2020|
R73, I bet you're fun at parties.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||12/29/2020|
No, Miami has already dates to play
|by Anonymous||reply 75||12/30/2020|
miami is set for 2 last weeks of march
|by Anonymous||reply 76||12/30/2020|
Fron 22 march to 4 april just after Dubai.
It was published two days ago
|by Anonymous||reply 77||12/31/2020|
dope is not working?
|by Anonymous||reply 78||12/31/2020|
Querrey fine for his behaviour is St Peterbourgh is ridiculous (and it's even suspended so he didn't have to pay if he doesn't misbehave again). Pathetic
|by Anonymous||reply 79||12/31/2020|
Iga Swiatek is funny, on her last tweet of the year she talked about thinks she is thankful she wrote "i wellcomed a new coach to my team so i have one more person to annoy", she graduated from high school and she even mentioned to read some great books (Shapo could never).
I hope she is able to play at the same level she showed at Roland Garros. I think wta could be interesting agains if Osaka, Andreescu and Swiatek play good tennis (and if Halep, Muguruza and some of the veterans rise her level even more).
On atp i only hope to watch some alternatives, i'm tired of the big 3 winning every GS. They don't dominate the circuite like they used but on GS the story is different, so i want new GS champions (or Thiem winning another one)
|by Anonymous||reply 80||01/01/2021|
Is Andreescu even ever going to play again?
|by Anonymous||reply 81||01/01/2021|
Yes, she is on the entry list for the Australian Open.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||01/01/2021|
Will Granny Serena dominate the WTA, get back to number one, win all four Slams, break the Margaret Court record for Slams and become the undisputed GOAT in 2021?
|by Anonymous||reply 83||01/01/2021|
Serena has zero chances of dominating the wta again, but winning another GS is a different story. She only needs two inspired weeks with her serve to have her chances. She is still reaching the final rounds so she still has a chance.
Anyway, Court is not considered a goat since the 80's, everybody puts Evert and Navratilova ahead of her and of course Steffi Graff.
She was a great player (and a first class bigot) but half of her australian open were more or less national championships
|by Anonymous||reply 84||01/01/2021|
[quote] Anyway, Court is not considered a goat since the 80's, everybody puts Evert and Navratilova ahead of her and of course Steffi Graff.
Unfortunately many casual tennis viewers consider number of majors the main, and in some cases only, determinant of “GOATiness”. I venture to say many Gays and Tennis posters know it’s more complicated than that.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||01/01/2021|
Not in that case. Court is way less known than any of the other greats
|by Anonymous||reply 86||01/01/2021|
She is even less known than Billie Jean King.
One big problem with Court is that she barely added anything to women's tennis. Yes, she was an amazing player, but at a time that she could do a lot making women's tennis reach the next level she didn't do a thing.
Maybe she won half of the GS but Billie Jean King is way more important for women's tennis than Margaret Court
|by Anonymous||reply 87||01/01/2021|
In any case Martina >>>>>> Slutbag ho Chrissy Evert >>>>>>> Roid Rage (Tran)Serena >>>>>> Stabbi Graff >>>>>>>> Bitch Cunt Methuselah Court
No one will ever match Martina's records let alone surpass them.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||01/01/2021|
Really wishing tennis were starting up today. Gotta wait one more week...
|by Anonymous||reply 89||01/01/2021|
really bummed that the combined ATP/WTA scores app is now no longer functioning as of today. I just checked to see if maybe next week's qualification draws are out. I've been using that score app on my computer since the early 2000s and on my phone for the last several years. Last year it stopped working on computers and as of now the app is totally defunct. The WTA has no fucking score app!!! The ATP has one that I downloaded but no clue how good it is yet until play starts. I didn't see if has a space listing draws so I guess I'll have to wait until during the week.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||01/01/2021|
Jim Pierce, Damir Dokic, and the Lucic father all fall under the crazy AND abusive category. Richard Williams and Stefano Capriati fall under kooky/mild crazy.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||01/01/2021|
R90 I always use betting webpages to get the livescores
|by Anonymous||reply 92||01/02/2021|
No, R60 that's just her natural girth. She always looks bloated, well fed and pregnant through no fault of her own. I do sympathize as someone who is just naturally thin and healthy without trying.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||01/02/2021|
I cannot figure out why Granny V is still showing up to lose first round in every tourney she plays. Endorsement contract requirement?
|by Anonymous||reply 94||01/03/2021|
Looks like Coco V. has a man (Kyle Filippelli is his name)
|by Anonymous||reply 95||01/03/2021|
I have kat.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||01/03/2021|
Jack Sock in tight golf pants. Caution: wide load.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||01/03/2021|
That's a really unflattering angle for Shapo.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||01/03/2021|
I am on Shapo team.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||01/03/2021|
Trouble brewing in Melbourne. Owners of the apartments atop the players hotel are upset they weren’t notified before the agreement was signed to house the players.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||01/04/2021|
draws for ladies Abu Dhabi and men's Delray Beach are out
Kenin, Svitolina, Pliskova, Sabalenka, Muguruza, Rybakina, Mertens and Vondrousova are the top 8 in Abu Dhabi
Garin, Isner, Mannarino, Hurkacz, Paul, Querrey, Andujar and Tiafoe are the top 8 in Delray Beach
Delray in particular has had a lot of pullouts from Murray to Raonic to Nishikori
Antalya main draw not out yet
|by Anonymous||reply 101||01/05/2021|
Granny V's repeated early round losses are embarrassing but the top women are so inconsistent and awful at maintaining any sustained level of high quality performance that it wouldn't surprise me at all to see Granny in a Slam final again even when she is 42.
That said I do like her and will miss her a lot if she retires. I love her professional, no drama, no nonsense approach to her career, which is a breath of fresh air when compared to all the shrieking drama queens in the WTA (with her younger sister and her anger issues being among the most annoying). Granny V is like the quiet colleague who just comes in, gets on with her work and goes about her personal life with minimum fuss. My favorite kind of person.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||01/05/2021|
What is the ambiguously gay Jim Courier up to nowadays? Is he still married to his frau?
|by Anonymous||reply 103||01/05/2021|
Did you ever see the interview with Venus where she says she can never get married because she would HAVE TO submit to her husband because she's a J.W.? That is so fucked up. Do you think they really believe that shit? She doesn't ping to me and seems intelligent, it's weird.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||01/05/2021|
Did the women's tour start up yet? I think there are some qualies?
|by Anonymous||reply 105||01/06/2021|
Round 1 in Abu Dabi
Alexandrova-Dyas 64 64
Fernandez- Paolini 64 62
Krejcikova-Loeb 61 63
Badosa-Sevastova 62 57 62
Pera-Vekic 76 26 64
Tomljanovic-Zhu 62 76
Jabeur-Pavlyuchenkova 76 63
Flipkens-Siegemund 57 75 64
Putintseva-Trevisan 63 63
Sakkari-Potapova 64 62
Kudermetova-Kontaviet 75 61
Kasatkina-Wang 62 36 62
|by Anonymous||reply 106||01/06/2021|
R90 I highly recommend Tennis24. I get alerts for every set of my favorite players.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||01/06/2021|
Woah. Yastremska suspended for testing positive for banned substance.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||01/07/2021|
not surprised with her. She seems like she'd do anything to win. I can't stand her unsportsmanlike behavior when she loses
|by Anonymous||reply 109||01/07/2021|
Agree r109 - her strategic MTOs are absolutely pathetic.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||01/07/2021|
With the asshole Governor in Florida, I wouldn't be surprised if they play all of the WTA/ATP tournaments there.
Very few restrictions.
|by Anonymous||reply 111||01/07/2021|
Round 1 in Antalya
Goffin def Hebert 36 75 60
Balashvili def Arnaboldi 46 57 61
Travaglia def Kecmanovic 16 64 60
Bublik def Caruso 63 63
Celikbilek def Zuk 76 75
Ruusuvuori def Vesely 63 76
|by Anonymous||reply 112||01/07/2021|
Mager wins over Harrison 36 61 64 in Delray
|by Anonymous||reply 113||01/07/2021|
David Ferrer and A. Zverev will no longer work together this year (Ferrer's decision)
Thiem has a new girlfriend, Austrian circus artist (?) Lili Paul-Roncalli (meanwhile, Kiki Mladonna hit 11 double faults in her match against Muguruza today)
|by Anonymous||reply 114||01/07/2021|
What's the gossip on David Ferrer? Gay?
Wasn't he one of the human backboard grinders who would win by running everything down until his opponents lost their will to live and made an error?
|by Anonymous||reply 115||01/07/2021|
David Ferrer's spirit was reincarnated in Lil' Diego
|by Anonymous||reply 116||01/08/2021|
R115 Ferrer is married (to a woman) and he has a 2 years old son.
Unlike Zverev i don't think there was any speculation about him when he was an active player
|by Anonymous||reply 117||01/08/2021|
 F. Fognini b. [Q] M. Vrbensky 6-4 7-6(4)
 A. de Minaur b. M. Jaziri 6-2 6-1
 J.L. Struff b. [Q] P. Kotov 6-4 6-3
 M. Berrettini b. [WC] E. Kirkin 6-0 6-4
[Q] A. Andreev b. [WC] M. Ilhan 6-4 6-3
J. Chardy b. R. Albot 6-3 6-4
H. Grenier b. [Q] A. Molcan 7-5 6-4
N. Kuhn b. [Q] M. Bachinger 3-6 6-3 4-1 ret
[Q] D. Kuzmanov b. L. Djere 6-1 3-2 ret
T. Lamasine b. E. Gerasimov 7-6(6) 6-2
 O. Jabeur b. [Q] K. Bondarenko 5-7 6-3 6-2
V. Kudermetova b. [Q] B. Turati 6-2 6-1
T. Zidansek b. L. Fernandez 6-4 6-4
 S. Kenin b. K. Flipkens 5-7 5-4 Ret
 Y. Putintseva b. B. Krejcikova 6-4 7-5
 A. Sabalenka b. A. Tomljanovic 7-5 6-4
S. Sorribes Tormo b. B. Pera 57 63 64
P. Badosa b. A. Cornet 64 64
|by Anonymous||reply 118||01/08/2021|
Australian Open qualifying draws are out:
|by Anonymous||reply 119||01/09/2021|
Probably due the pandemic, but there are very few promising prospects on the draw. Most of the players are veterans
|by Anonymous||reply 120||01/09/2021|
Gauff is losing against Sakkari 75 41
I'm starting to think that the overhype could really damage Gauff's career. Of course Sakkari is a very good player but Coco really didn't progress that much last year
|by Anonymous||reply 121||01/09/2021|
Wasn't Gauff already anointed the next GOAT already by the US media?
|by Anonymous||reply 122||01/09/2021|
There is only one GOAT, and that is the lamb of God!
|by Anonymous||reply 123||01/09/2021|
yesterday was a nice booty-ful match between Tiafoe and Young in Delray Beach
|by Anonymous||reply 124||01/09/2021|
I know we gays love tennis, but I think there should a longer off season. Perhaps it should end with the US Open and then have a year-end championship in December? The season would start in Australia in January.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||01/09/2021|
Querrey loses to Mager
Pliskova defeated by someone called Gasanova
|by Anonymous||reply 126||01/09/2021|
R125 Sorry but no.
Top players could easily take a month off after Australia (maybe not this year). I'm a little tired of players complaining about how long is the season only to play exhibitions on Emirates once they are in the off season.
The calendar should be more flexible, but that's all
|by Anonymous||reply 127||01/09/2021|
Christian Harrison has match points against Garin.
He was supposed to be the one with more talent from the Harrison brothers but he had tons of injuries all his career
|by Anonymous||reply 128||01/09/2021|
Saw that Bernie Tomic was playing qualies. I thought he completely burned out.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||01/09/2021|
Margaret Court at R123, which of your doubles partners did you have affairs with back in the day? Were you and BJ King ever "partners"? Did you ever have a roll in the clay with Wendy Turnbull?
|by Anonymous||reply 130||01/09/2021|
Margaret Court lezzing out again with Wendy Turnbull?
|by Anonymous||reply 131||01/09/2021|
wow pathetic loss for hot Garin
|by Anonymous||reply 132||01/09/2021|
[quote]Christian Harrison has match points against Garin
C. Harrison is pretty hot but he's probably the biggest MAGAT of them all (well, except for Sandgren)
|by Anonymous||reply 133||01/09/2021|
r127, An exhibition amounts to a practice match in front of a crowd, it's ridiculous to compare it to a tournament. Emirates is a very specific complaint, do you have anyone in particular in mind?
|by Anonymous||reply 134||01/11/2021|
Isner has decided not to travel to Australia
|by Anonymous||reply 135||01/12/2021|
Dancing on the streets of Melbourne today!
|by Anonymous||reply 136||01/12/2021|
Yeah, Tomic qualified. Whaddya know.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||01/13/2021|
NPR just reported that Tenys Sangren is recovering from Covid, but is allowed to take a charter flight to Melbourne.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||01/14/2021|
Andy Murray tests positive but hopes to fly in like Sandgren. Madison Keys tests positive and will skip the Aussie. Also some hot Portuguese player is positive. Ugh.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||01/14/2021|
I hope Andy can play the Aussie
[quote] Also some hot Portuguese player is positive.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||01/14/2021|
Breakout player picks for '21? Hurkacz, FAA, Korda, Alcaraz, and Musetti FTW
|by Anonymous||reply 141||01/16/2021|
Things are starting off with a bang in Melbourne.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||01/16/2021|
I'm loving the AO drama. All the quarantining players are moaning about the food, Benoît Paire got around that by ordering himself a McDonalds and Putinsteva's hotel room has a mouse in it so she's demanding she be moved.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||01/16/2021|
You’re a world class athlete and you eat McDonald’s?
|by Anonymous||reply 144||01/16/2021|
R144 Maybe the food at the hotel really is that bad
|by Anonymous||reply 145||01/16/2021|
|by Anonymous||reply 146||01/16/2021|
Are they all fucking each other? How can so many be testing positive?
|by Anonymous||reply 147||01/16/2021|
^ my bad, they're just quarantining, sorry about that ....
|by Anonymous||reply 148||01/16/2021|
Nice to see Francesca Jones managed to claw her way into the main draw.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||01/17/2021|
The third charter flight has someone test positive, so now 72 players are having to quarantine.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||01/17/2021|
man, what a mess
|by Anonymous||reply 151||01/17/2021|
There's flights you can take so they don't find out if your poz.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||01/17/2021|
Fucking money-grubbing lemmings the whole lot of them.
Stay the FUCK home!
|by Anonymous||reply 153||01/17/2021|
What has Novaxx said? What did he do? Kyrgious' thought he was a tool
|by Anonymous||reply 154||01/18/2021|
Novak wrote a letter on behalf of the quarantined players asking for them to have better conditions. Rafa added his support with picture of a sun- happy- face that he drew with a yellow crayon.
|by Anonymous||reply 155||01/18/2021|
Novaxx is getting totally dragged in the media in Australia and on Tennis Twitter.
|by Anonymous||reply 156||01/18/2021|
From the op-ed linked below. Doesn't he have a pr person?
Players and officials in Djokovic's circus did not wear masks and took to hugging and high-fiving, shooting hoops during downtime and partying into the night with such abandon – and we were all amazed at this – that the coronavirus broke out among the star players.
Djokovic himself got the virus, as did his wife. The tournament had to be abandoned before it reached a final.
A near miraculous side benefit involved Australia's Nick Kyrgios. He stayed away and transformed himself from clown prince to international tennis's voice of reason by firing off an arch tweet: "Prayers up to all the players that have contracted COVID-19. Don't @ me for anything I've done that has been 'irresponsible' or classified as 'stupidity' — this takes the cake."
Now, amid the shambolic triumph that is the so-called preparation for the Australian Open, Djokovic has reportedly penned a six-point prescription to make life more pleasant for the increasing numbers of players locked away in hotel rooms.
He wants fitness and training materials in all rooms, which sounds sensible ... unless you're a hotel proprietor already growing restive about the sound of tennis balls being smashed into walls and windows and are perhaps dubious about turning suites into power-lifting gyms.
|by Anonymous||reply 157||01/18/2021|
Djokovic really is the supreme asshole of the ATP isn't he.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||01/18/2021|
If you didn’t watch the video above:
1) Novak is shown in a van with other with NO MASK.
2) Tomic’s gf complaining that she has to wash her own hair. WTF?
3) Players are shown hitting balls against windows, walls, upturned beds, surfing on beds, running, etc in their rooms. Is Tennis Australia going to pay for the wear and tear?
Again, “I never wash my own hair.” She needs to be read for filth. No one forced her to tag along when the quarantine rules were known ahead of time.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||01/18/2021|
Ugh, 1 above should say in a van with other people with no mask on.
|by Anonymous||reply 160||01/18/2021|
Me thinks it time for prize-money to get A LOT smaller.
|by Anonymous||reply 161||01/18/2021|
"This is the worst part of quarantine," Sierra said on her YouTube channel. "I don't wash my own hair. I've never washed my own hair. It's just not something that I do. I normally have hairdressers that do it twice a week for me.
"This is the situation that we're dealing with. I can't wait to get out of quarantine just so I can get my hair done."
|by Anonymous||reply 162||01/18/2021|
Tsitsi is Thirsty....
|by Anonymous||reply 163||01/19/2021|
Amazing ass for a guy his height.
|by Anonymous||reply 164||01/19/2021|
People can trash Nole as much as they want, at least he showed some interest for other players, i can't say the same about the rest of the ones who are in Adelaide.
Tiley is useless and the organization is a disaster, one thing is to be in quarantine and other very different that you can't even exercise yourself. This tournament seems totally rigged in favour of the ones who were already the favourites.
And even there are appearing new players, being a teen on atp is becoming a rarity. From the seven teenagers on the qualifications only Alcaraz and Machac are in the main draw. And probably an effect of last year's season but there are only two players who can play the next gen finals (Felix and Sinner) who are in the top 100 right now
|by Anonymous||reply 165||01/20/2021|
[quote]Tsitsi is Thirsty
even Tennys is Thirsty
|by Anonymous||reply 166||01/20/2021|
So much love for Djokovic in Australia. This comedian’s use of Djokovic as a punchline actually predates the (first) COVID lockdown.
|by Anonymous||reply 167||01/20/2021|
Djokovic just never stops making an ass of himself.
The entitlement, delusion and lack of self-awareness
these players should just shut the fuck up and be grateful they even have a grand slam. Millions are out of work worldwide yet they're whining about tight restrictions that are for their own safety? Bye
|by Anonymous||reply 168||01/20/2021|
They really should be grateful to be treated like crap?
Sorry but wrong sport, you can treat like crap athletes from sports who don't make enough money. This is a GS not an itf, and the organization of tennis Australia is a disaster. And they have no excuses because the US Open and Roland Garros were played in way worse circumsntances and they did way better.
If they thought they couldn't do it, they should cancel the whole thing and stop the nonsense
|by Anonymous||reply 169||01/20/2021|
R169 treated like crap? What are you talking about? So they're not as pampered as they're used to. Again, sports are a luxury. These players and their defenders need a dose of reality
|by Anonymous||reply 170||01/20/2021|
But they can do it, r169, and they are. Priority number one is to keep COVID from re-emerging in Oz, which is why the players are quarantined. They knew that in advance. Just think if they’d had the lax protocols put in place in NY or Paris.
Djokovic including a reduction of two weeks to ten days for quarantining in his requests was just the sort of populist grandstanding that makes him so unpalatable. Just like the bullcrap request about letting players rent houses with tennis courts. Would you want somebody with his (Adria Tour) track record in your neighbourhood, saying they play by the rules and then not even masking up on buses?
Like Kyrgios said, he’s a tool.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||01/20/2021|
Now, pause and think of the top players that chose to stay away, and you can couch it in lack of conditioning or whatever you like, but at the root of their decisions was likely a consideration for a world pandemic, and for the health of themselves and their entourage, and the people of the host city. Djokovic has displayed little self-awareness; his Adriatic tour shenanigans exposed his off-court naiveté.
|by Anonymous||reply 172||01/20/2021|
I hope the women players are all staying in their rooms, reading their Bibles, having regular relations with their husbands and not letting themselves be swayed by the persistent evil that cloaks the women's tour. I am referring of course to the lesbians preying upon the young women and taking them to their sinful Sodom and Gomorrah lairs. Filth! Evil!
God made Adam and Eve, not Pam and Evert! BJ King should do what the Good Lord expects of her and submit to her husband.
|by Anonymous||reply 173||01/20/2021|
"Bookmaker Sportsbet has launched a market for the 'next thing Novak Djokovic will demand' in a response to the World No. 1's controversial list of hotel quarantine requests."
|by Anonymous||reply 174||Last Thursday at 3:05 AM|
R171 Perfect, so they should cancel the tournament instead of carrying this charade because it obviously not working.
I don't blame Australia for its politics (i wish my country do the same) but i blame tennis Australia for not doing a good job
|by Anonymous||reply 175||Last Thursday at 5:22 AM|
It's working, R175, for those who are willing to accommodate the requirements necessary to contain a pandemic. If Djokovic was unwilling to comply and instead wanted to be treated like the prima donna that he is, then he should have skipped the AO.
|by Anonymous||reply 176||Last Thursday at 8:05 AM|
Djokovic spoke because a lot of players complained, and frankly blaming Putintseva for having a mouse in her room is quite low. The rest of the tops couldn't care less about the conditions of the lesser players
There are complains about the lack of cleanness and there are complains because some of the rooms doesn't have even a window
And Tiley said they were advised about the conditions but a lot of players say he is lying.
And be serious, Djokovic won AO 8 times, he wouldn't skip the tournament by any reason.
I hope this year will be the end of the big 3 dominance. I wouldn't mind if one of them won a GS but it's time to new faces in the final rounds
|by Anonymous||reply 177||Last Thursday at 8:55 AM|
Yes, so pitiful and outrageous that they're subjected to staying in a luxury hotel so that they can have the chance to make huge money, all because of an inconvenient pandemic. Waaaa!
Doesn't matter whether Djokovic won AO 8 times or 20 times, it's ridiculous to demand a private house with tennis courts rather than a full quarantine so that others aren't exposed to a lethal virus.
|by Anonymous||reply 178||Last Thursday at 9:31 AM|
hahaha loving how Djokovic is getting dragged to hell
he's such an asshole
no wonder he's a conservative
|by Anonymous||reply 179||Last Thursday at 10:08 AM|
R178 What luxury hotel has rooms without windows and mose in the rooms?
One thing is the room of the top players and other very different the other ones
|by Anonymous||reply 180||Last Thursday at 10:11 AM|
Oh please, no windows for a couple of weeks and one loose mouse. BFD, GMAFB. If professional tennis players can't take that level of very temporary inconvenience, then they have no business being in the business.
|by Anonymous||reply 181||Last Thursday at 10:17 AM|
Temporary inconvenience my ass. It's a fucking GS not a 15k itf. And two weeks without going out of that room it's not that small thing.
Most rooms of the players who are totally confined didn't have any way to exercise. The organization is a fucking disaster but they couldn't care less because the priviledged ones are perfectly ok
|by Anonymous||reply 182||Last Thursday at 10:19 AM|
Tell that to Darfur Orphan, R182. You sound spoiled.
|by Anonymous||reply 183||Last Thursday at 10:21 AM|
R183 That's pretty bad demagogy.
They are playing a GS, period.
And the organization was pretty crappy from the beginning because with good organization there won't be so many players confined in their rooms. They promised charter flies to avoid problems but in the end everyone was there in regular flies.
The problem is not to have a nice room, the problem is they distorted to competition (to benefit high ranked players).
If they weren'r ready to make the AO just cancel it
|by Anonymous||reply 184||Last Thursday at 10:32 AM|
R184, which part of this is a pandemic requiring constant provisional changes and willingness to change to make the best of it doesn't make sense to you? The top players have always received more perks than the lower-ranked players. Is that fair? Not at all. None of these tournaments are prepared for the vicissitudes of a pandemic. They're doing the best they can to roll with the punches. With your line of reasoning, they should all just cancel everything given the difficulties with travel and basic logistics until we all get through this. Or don't.
|by Anonymous||reply 185||Last Thursday at 10:40 AM|
It's not that much to ask for a GS to be prepared, to make easy for the ones who have to be on their rooms to make some exercise and be comfortable.
It's obvious that Australia didn't want them there, there were protest at the original hotel.
And the whole Adelaide bubble is absurd, it shows that they only care for a bunch of players.
I can understand being more strict specially because some players are like babies, but they had plenty of time to prepare the whole thing and they failed.
Of course the competition is rigged, but they couldn't care less because noone of the big players was affected
|by Anonymous||reply 186||Last Thursday at 10:45 AM|
I can't speak for the AO organizers or the hotel about the difficulties that they've had, but it seems like you're filling in a lot of the blanks without knowing what's actually what. All I know is that Djokovic's demands are not even remotely realistic in terms of private houses with tennis courts.
|by Anonymous||reply 187||Last Thursday at 10:58 AM|
His first two demands were perfectly doable, the rest was his wishful thinking (and totally out of reality).
Players are showing their rooms and the way they try to keep in form and it's vey far from what it should be desired
|by Anonymous||reply 188||Last Thursday at 11:07 AM|
If these entitled princesses don't like the necessary restrictions due to covid then they can easily notify the AO that they have decided not to compete and get on a plane to jet back to their respective homes.
I have no sympathy; they should have taken the decision to stay home.
|by Anonymous||reply 189||Last Thursday at 3:18 PM|
Is there any word how young Grigor is handling the Aussie Open quarantine? Does he have a room to himself? Is it one with a window? Which floor? I'm only asking but it's probably not a good idea being around anyone for too long and risk his ability to compete? I'm just concerned.
|by Anonymous||reply 190||Last Thursday at 3:31 PM|
James, text me for the deets...although it may cost you.
|by Anonymous||reply 191||Last Thursday at 4:13 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 192||Last Thursday at 6:04 PM|
He is such a slimy cunt, r192. Once the flak from his gross misreading of the room starts coming in, he gets his PR team out. It’s his PR equivalent of boobs out.
Nothing he does is anything but a cynical manoeuvre to manipulate people’s perception of the Djokovic brand. Federer got his own logo from Nike? Let’s put together my own. People root for my opponents? Get the boobs out—nothing like a bit of passive aggressive guilt tripping. I hear the players rumbling that they’re getting a raw deal in Melbourne while I’m in a privileged bubble in Adelaide? I’ll get my unionising bs back out to show how inept the ATP is to drum up some more PR for my breakaway union.
His real PR problem is that he’s basically a really nasty piece of shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 193||Last Thursday at 9:06 PM|
I despise him.
|by Anonymous||reply 194||Last Thursday at 11:28 PM|
Meant to post this here....
|by Anonymous||reply 195||Last Friday at 12:16 AM|
Curiously Pella trashed Nadal for not open his mouth and had nice words for Djokovic, so it's pretty clear that not all players have a bad oppinion of Nole.
The organization is pretty bad no matter what, and if they don't have enough controversies this year they decide to give another award to Cunt Court
|by Anonymous||reply 196||Last Friday at 5:14 AM|
R196 = A jealous B(low) J(ob) King
Listen, Billy Jean, I am being honoured for my remarkable record in women's tennis. Tennis for real, God-fearing, Christian women.
If you want to boast about your wins ask the organisers to create a separate category for creatures of indeterminate gender and vile, sinful sexual proclivities. You and your girlfriend NavROTilover can join that.
|by Anonymous||reply 197||Last Friday at 5:26 AM|
I was taking a look at mentennisforum and i realize that if you are a talented kid with a one hand backhand the hype gets out of control really fast.
Watching the predictions of some of the posters there, from 28 out of 29 predicted (wrongly) that Musetti would get into AO main draw by his part of the draw, pretty high considered only 11 predicted Alcaraz (the other golden kid right now).
I really like Musetti but the ones watching him the new Federer are very wrong, he doesn't have Roger's serve, neither his forehand and he is way more defensive than Roger. Hopefull he'll escape the baby Federer nickname and being Sinner only one year older that should make pressure under tolearable limits
|by Anonymous||reply 198||Last Friday at 9:27 AM|
[italic]A 'devastated' Andy Murray is OUT of the Australian Open. "We’ve been in constant dialogue with Tennis Australia to try and find a solution which would allow some form of workable quarantine, but we couldn’t make it work."[/italic]
|by Anonymous||reply 199||Last Friday at 10:01 AM|
Is Misery having an affair with Spacey?
|by Anonymous||reply 200||Last Friday at 11:04 AM|
21 players under 21 to watch this year
|by Anonymous||reply 201||Last Saturday at 2:01 AM|
A big relief for Margaret Court, B. Andreescu is not a lesbian! (from her IG story)
|by Anonymous||reply 202||Last Saturday at 3:00 AM|
Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! Bianca is following the virtuous path although it is somewhat unfortunate that she is descended from inferior Rumanian stock. At least she isn't lesbian.
|by Anonymous||reply 203||Last Saturday at 3:15 AM|
It must be tough for Margaret that most australian players seem alergic to her. It was funny when Barty was questioned and somehow she decided to praise Sam Stosur and not mention Court
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