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The Gays and Tennis: Part 100 fall season

Today we have 3 finals:

In Sofia, Sinner def. Monfils 6-3 6-4 for his 4th singles title

In Chicago it will be Muguruza vs. Jabeur

in San Diego it will be Ruud vs. Norrie

and we have Indian Wells right around the corner ready to start.

by Anonymousreply 404October 16, 2021 4:03 PM

Sinner is really effective at finals.

I'm pretty sure next year he'll be a contender, he is not there yet but he'll be.

Alcaraz will be seeded at Indian Wells, that was faster than i was expected but he did a good US Open, without the frozen ranking he'll be number 21.

Ruud reached his first hard court final. He really deserves to reach the nitto finals. I suppose it'll be between him, Sinner, Felix and Hurkacz

by Anonymousreply 1October 3, 2021 6:54 PM

yay the 100th thread!

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by Anonymousreply 2October 3, 2021 7:21 PM

💯 is a nice number. 👍

Our luck it will be subscriber only within a day…

by Anonymousreply 3October 3, 2021 7:23 PM

sorry for the delay but I was unable to make new threads for a few weeks after this site was worked on or updated or whatever they were doing

by Anonymousreply 4October 3, 2021 7:35 PM

Chicago: Muguruza def. Jabeur 3-6 6-3 6-0 for her 9th singles title

Garbine looks so elated

by Anonymousreply 5October 3, 2021 7:53 PM

[quote]Will new tennis sweetheart and DL icon Leylah Fernandez be gracing Indian Wells?

Looks like she will

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by Anonymousreply 6October 3, 2021 10:05 PM

wow! The FBI is going to be at this year's IW tournament to monitor and address any instances of social media abuse that players receive.

by Anonymousreply 7October 3, 2021 10:37 PM

Haha we're all about to be arrested! /runs

by Anonymousreply 8October 3, 2021 10:44 PM

San Diego: Ruud def. Norrie 6-0 6-2 it's Ruud's 6th singles title, 5th of the year and 1st on hardcourt (the rest are all clay). All 6 of Ruud's titles are at the 250 level

Norrie now falls to 1-5 in singles finals and 1-4 this year.

by Anonymousreply 9October 4, 2021 12:44 AM

Ruud is doing so well. Take that Kyrgios.

Atp is going to investigate Zverev. By the way, Seyboth Wild was accussed of abuse by an ex too

by Anonymousreply 10October 4, 2021 5:57 PM

finally they're at least looking into it

by Anonymousreply 11October 4, 2021 6:50 PM

women's draw is out

not too many interesting first rounds but here are some:

Siniakova vs. WC Clijsters with the winner to face Kerber

Stephens vs. Watson with winner to face Pegula

Keys vs. Kanepi with winner to face Pavlyuchenkova

numerous potentially interesting second round matches

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by Anonymousreply 12October 5, 2021 2:45 AM

She is smiling with a huge herpes sore on her lip. so fucking gross.

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by Anonymousreply 13October 5, 2021 1:09 PM

Carlos Alcartz may face misery in the second round

Misery will face Gaydrian in the first round.

I think Nadal And Gaydrian are the only two gay players in ATP top 100

by Anonymousreply 14October 6, 2021 12:42 AM

interesting first rounds in the men's draw:

Pospisil vs. Wolf with winner to face Shapovalov

Paire vs. Tiafoe with winner to face Korda

Lopez vs. Paul

Murray vs. Mannarino with winner to face Alcaraz

a bunch of potentially interesting second rounds

by Anonymousreply 15October 6, 2021 2:04 AM

Random thought: last time Indian Wells was played, Roger Federer led the men’s Grand Slam Race 20-17(Nadal)-15.(Nole)

by Anonymousreply 16October 6, 2021 9:02 AM

is this the first IW event without the big 3 since the big 3 were a thing?

by Anonymousreply 17October 6, 2021 9:26 AM

Who cares since this is the first IW with the only big One that counts.

by Anonymousreply 18October 6, 2021 12:33 PM

Looks like Musetti got a haircut

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by Anonymousreply 19October 6, 2021 4:34 PM

Why Noah Rubin did not get wild card in IW qualifying?

by Anonymousreply 20October 6, 2021 4:44 PM

R19 Thank god, the last one was hideous, maybe is a sign the he recovered after the break up with his girlfriend (for someone who said not so long ago he didn't have time to get a girlfriend her really rushed to have one and break up with her)

by Anonymousreply 21October 6, 2021 6:22 PM

God, how did Sloan Stephens ever win a major? Her match with Watson is a festival of unforced errors and terrible serving. It’s embarrassing to watch.

by Anonymousreply 22October 6, 2021 9:37 PM

Hope Lay Low Fernandez flops and loses in the second round. Can't stand this obnoxious Canuck brat.

by Anonymousreply 23October 6, 2021 9:59 PM

For someone with such a big forehand Sloane is quite passive. Also she rolls a majority of 1st serves in when she is capable of making bigger serves.

by Anonymousreply 24October 6, 2021 10:21 PM

Is Watson lez adjacent?

by Anonymousreply 25October 6, 2021 10:22 PM

R22 it's all mental with her. When she plays well she can beat anyone but too often she's just not confident or focused. She has the game to hit harder but often chooses not to

by Anonymousreply 26October 6, 2021 10:33 PM

Former doubles partners FAA and Shapo face each other in IW's doubles first round, Felix with Hubie now and Denis with Bopanna.

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by Anonymousreply 27October 7, 2021 4:30 AM

Day 1 notable results:

Stephens def. Watson 6(5)-7 7-5 6-1 and sets up 2nd rd match against Pegula

Keys def. Kanepi 6-0 7-5 Keys ends a 6 match losing streak with this win and sets up 2nd rd match against Pavlyuchenkova

Putintseva def. Petkovic 7-6(2) 6-1

Cornet def. Ruse 6-3 7-6(5) and sets up 2nd rd match against Fernandez

Hsieh def. Brengle 6-1 7-6(4) and sets up 2nd rd match against Ostapenko

Rogers def. Kalinina 7-6(2) 6-2 and sets up 2nd rd match against Bencic

by Anonymousreply 28October 7, 2021 5:10 AM

Is the Incredible Hulk butch chick playing at Indian Wells?

by Anonymousreply 29October 7, 2021 5:24 AM


by Anonymousreply 30October 7, 2021 8:11 AM

antivaxxer Sabalenka tested positive for covid so she's not playing Indian Wells

by Anonymousreply 31October 7, 2021 8:33 AM

Anyone know how Sabalenka is faring?

by Anonymousreply 32October 7, 2021 8:48 AM

Murray lost his wedding ring.

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by Anonymousreply 33October 7, 2021 8:50 AM


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by Anonymousreply 34October 7, 2021 9:01 AM

DL Fave Maxime Cressy has qualified for his 1st Indian Wells main draw

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by Anonymousreply 35October 7, 2021 10:09 AM

Pretty interesting interview with Opelka. He thinks Chris Fowler sucks and Indian Wells is his least favorite tournament

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by Anonymousreply 36October 7, 2021 11:25 AM

Thank you, R36. That was a very interesting read. It makes me appreciate Opelka all the more. I'd love to hear his commentary on TV. I love Mary Carillo, too. I think they'd be a great combo once his playing days are through or when he has time now. Won't happen, but it would be a great tandem, IMHO.

by Anonymousreply 37October 7, 2021 12:14 PM

what a fucking idiot! Dumb Andy!

by Anonymousreply 38October 7, 2021 1:23 PM

Great interview r36. Thanks! 👍🏻

by Anonymousreply 39October 7, 2021 1:58 PM

When Leylah's tennis career starts to fade, perhaps she can rent her forehead out as a backboard.

by Anonymousreply 40October 7, 2021 2:00 PM

[quote] perhaps she can rent her forehead out as a backboard.

I’ll do the same with my ass.

by Anonymousreply 41October 7, 2021 2:55 PM


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by Anonymousreply 42October 7, 2021 3:12 PM

R42 Sasha is hot

by Anonymousreply 43October 7, 2021 3:40 PM

Someone actually loves Mary Carillo’s TV commentary? I’d rather listen to literally anyone else. All Mary does is chuckle at her own dumb jokes.

by Anonymousreply 44October 7, 2021 3:54 PM

Count me among those who would much rather listen to Mary Carillo over Chris Fowler. She's the Rachel Maddow of tennis commentators--forthright, upbeat, frank, well versed, and with a vein of humor not to everyone's liking. If you don't like Mary, then I bet you don't like Rachel either.

by Anonymousreply 45October 7, 2021 4:57 PM

I realised tennis commentary( specially American tennis commentary) has gone to the dogs, ever since Marion Bartoli seems to be a better tennis commentator.

These days I would rather listen to generic tennis commentators like Tim Henman Mark Wodford, Todd Woodbridge, Barbara Schett etc than any American tennis commentators .

Only American I can listen to is boring ass Chanda Rubin simply because she is not insane.

This was not like that 15- 20 years ago..

by Anonymousreply 46October 7, 2021 6:10 PM

R45 you say that like Rachel Maddow is a positive and has a soothing non-alarmist voice. Jesus.

by Anonymousreply 47October 7, 2021 6:12 PM

Like I said, R47, you either like them or you don't. I certainly didn't call Maddow soothing or non-alarmist.

by Anonymousreply 48October 7, 2021 6:15 PM

The Opelka interview is interesting. Some things I agree with, others no. The American males deserve to be criticized for not producing a slam champ since Roddick. I know it hurts their egos but that's the truth. Players from around the world come to the US to train and use the resources and then some of them become top players. We have some promising guys now but until 1 of them finally gets a slam, they're going to get criticized. Too bad.

by Anonymousreply 49October 7, 2021 6:19 PM

Speaking of Rachael Maddow, she had skin cancer! don't forget to check your moles folks!

by Anonymousreply 50October 7, 2021 7:23 PM

Look how long the press bashed the British players until Murray won his slams and now this year they finally have Raducanu for the women doing something. German tennis was in shambles after Haas didn't become the next Becker until Kerber went on her run a few years ago. The Aussie men are in a huge drought too. The French men are nowhere to be found and the women haven't done anything since Bartoli retired. The American men just have to deal with it, or even better, win a slam.

by Anonymousreply 51October 7, 2021 7:57 PM

[quote] When Leylah's tennis career starts to fade, perhaps she can rent her forehead out as a backboard.

Her arms can be donated to wind farms to generate energy with that obnoxious habit of hers. It'll be fun to watch her lose in the first round at next year's USA Open.

by Anonymousreply 52October 7, 2021 9:52 PM

Leylah is also playing doubles with Call me GOAT Coco, they won their first match

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by Anonymousreply 53October 7, 2021 9:59 PM

Cjlisters looks like a cow.

by Anonymousreply 54October 7, 2021 10:40 PM

Siniakova having pork for dinner.

by Anonymousreply 55October 7, 2021 10:43 PM

[quote] Siniakova having pork for dinner.

Is she feasting on the porcine Raonic?

by Anonymousreply 56October 7, 2021 10:51 PM

they earlier showed a clip of when Clijsters won the 2011 AO. She's easily 20 lbs heavier now

by Anonymousreply 57October 7, 2021 11:04 PM

Well isn’t that a surprise. Over the last 10 years she had two kids and retired as a professional athlete. Give her a break and kudos for trying to come back.

by Anonymousreply 58October 7, 2021 11:07 PM

R58 it's great for the game that she's trying to come back. At her advanced age though it's critical to be as fit as possible. Especially for someone as prone to injury as Clijsters. She never had a slight build but she could and should definitely get in better shape

by Anonymousreply 59October 7, 2021 11:10 PM

[quote] Over the last 10 years she had two kids

She had kids?

by Anonymousreply 60October 7, 2021 11:30 PM

I like plucky little Leylah.

by Anonymousreply 61October 7, 2021 11:51 PM

Andy found his shoes and ring.

by Anonymousreply 62October 8, 2021 12:14 AM

Was the ring on his mother’s dildo?

by Anonymousreply 63October 8, 2021 12:17 AM

Publicity stunt

by Anonymousreply 64October 8, 2021 6:03 AM

The Cressy / Djere match should really have been played in the nude last night. The tournies really need to start giving the fans what they want.

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by Anonymousreply 65October 8, 2021 6:25 AM

Misery was full of shit when he did the straight guy thing of claiming his wife would be angry because he lost his ring. Lame publicity stunt, probably engineered by Judy when she was in bed, smoking a cigarette after a furious fuckfest with Misery.

by Anonymousreply 66October 8, 2021 6:26 AM

Day 2 notable results:

Davidovich Fokina def. Johnson 6(5)-7 6-3 7-5

Pospisil def. Wolf 6-4 4-6 6-4

Tiafoe def. Paire 6-4 6-4

Nishikori def. J. Sousa 6(5)-7 6-3 6-2

Giron def. van de Zandschulp 6(7)-7 6-2 6-4

McDonald def. Duckwroth 6-3 6-3

Paul def. Lopez 6-3 7-6(3)

Daniel def. Kohlschreiber 6-2 6-4

Popyrin def. Kecmanovic 6-3 7-6(4)

Altmaier def. Querrey 6-2 6-4

Sharma def. Vekic 6-4 2-6 6-3

Siniakova def. Clijsters 6-1 2-6 6-2

Golubic def. Vondrousova 6-1 4-6 6-3

by Anonymousreply 67October 8, 2021 6:45 AM

Tommy Paul is so fucking handsome.

by Anonymousreply 68October 8, 2021 1:09 PM

what am I , chopped liver?

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by Anonymousreply 69October 8, 2021 1:35 PM

I think Call Me CoCo GOAT will be desperate to win IW now and prove that she is better than Emma and the Big Forehead Teletubby.

by Anonymousreply 70October 8, 2021 1:36 PM

Yeah why is Coco GOAT not playing with McNally? Did Leylah poison her?

by Anonymousreply 71October 8, 2021 1:41 PM

damn, coco is heartless. She dumped McNally to team up with new on the scene Leylah.

by Anonymousreply 72October 8, 2021 1:51 PM

McNally had to withdraw from Indian Wells because she's injured. Perhaps Leylah pulled a Tonya Harding

by Anonymousreply 73October 8, 2021 1:57 PM

Teletubby Lala would totally do a Tonya Harding to get what she wants. I am surprised she didn't cross the net in the USA Open final, rip Emma's Band Aid off and kick her in the shin.

by Anonymousreply 74October 8, 2021 2:03 PM

that andy story makes no sense. who the fuck would leave shoes underneath the car?! esp with a ring on it?

by Anonymousreply 75October 8, 2021 2:11 PM

Police involved after Nick Kyrgios’ girlfriend posts ‘naked girl’ picture on Instagram

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios and his on-again-off-again girlfriend Chiara Passari might be off for good after an incident involving police on Thursday.

South Australia police responded to a call about a “verbal argument” at the couple’s medi-hotel in Adelaide, a police spokesperson told the DailyMail.

The incident reportedly occurred after Passari accused Kyrgios of cheating on her. She shared a photo to Instagram that appeared to show him in bed with a “naked girl.”

Passari, whose Instagram is now private, captioned the photo, “That girl naked in bed with him isn’t me by the way. Hope that clears it up.”

Passari was seemingly prompted to share the photo when she did an Instagram Q&A with fans and was asked, “What happened that fateful night at 161 nightclub?”

The fan question derived from a situation in February, when Kyrgios allegedly partied at nightclub OneSixOne in Melbourne until the early hours of the morning following the Australian Open.

In text exchanges on Thursday, published by News.com.au, Kyrgios and Passari continued a furious back-and-forth after police had arrived. According to the messages, also shared on Instagram Stories by Passari, the pair agreed to no longer live together.

The severity of the argument is unclear, but police said that “an investigation was conducted, no offenses were disclosed.”

The tennis player and model returned to Australia this week, and retreated to the hotel to isolate together.

According to police, Kyrgios and Passari will “now spend the remainder of their quarantine in separate rooms.”

Kyrgios and Passari, who began dating in July 2020, have been the subject of breakup rumors on a number of occasions prior to the incident.

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by Anonymousreply 76October 8, 2021 4:35 PM

Bleh, I want to be a Canadian tennis fan, but shut off the Pospisil match last night... his behaviour is almost a parody of Novak's. Bye bitch.

by Anonymousreply 77October 8, 2021 4:41 PM

He wants to be Nole, Jr.

by Anonymousreply 78October 8, 2021 4:46 PM

[quote]His behaviour is almost a parody of Novak's

Here's some footage:

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by Anonymousreply 79October 8, 2021 4:51 PM

lol Kyrgios giving us the drama

by Anonymousreply 80October 8, 2021 5:17 PM

My gosh Popsy; how very very unCanadian-like!

by Anonymousreply 81October 8, 2021 5:38 PM


by Anonymousreply 82October 8, 2021 5:40 PM

then he briefly debated with the umpire acting like he shouldn't get fined. Pospisil has showed us over the past few years he's an entitled jackass. Being an ally of Djokovic's has really gone to his head despite never having won even a small singles title. What a turnoff. I always root against him these days

by Anonymousreply 83October 8, 2021 6:06 PM

Emma Raducanu 'close to appointing Carlos Rodriguez as her new coach' with the Argentine best known for helping former World No 1 Justine Henin to seven Grand Slam titles

Emma Raducanu is reportedly close to appointing a new full-time tennis coach with Justine Henin's former trainer Carlos Rodriguez said to be the frontrunner for the role.

The 18-year-old has been looking for a head coach since she parted ways with Andrew Richardson last month following her incredible US Open triumph that saw her become the first qualifier to ever win a Grand Slam tournament.

Sportsmail revealed last month that Richardson was only on a short-term deal and his role as Raducanu's coach was always going to end after the Flushing Meadows tournament.

Raducanu revealed that former British No 1 Jeremy Bates has been working with her while he operates the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells this week, but that partnership is not believed to be a permanent solution.

And according to The Telegraph, Argentine coach Rodriguez has been identified as the leading candidate to become Raducanu's new coach by her inner circle, which include her family and representatives.

Rodriguez is best known for his coaching work with former World No 1 Henin, who he trained on-and-off for 15 years between 1995 and 2011. The Belgian tennis star described the Argentine as a second father figure during her career.

Henin won seven singles Grand Slam titles under Rodriguez's stewardship, with that total comprising of four Rolland Garros titles, two US Open triumphs and one Australian Open victory. Henin never won Wimbledon during her career.

Henin first retired from tennis as the World No 1 in 2008 with Rodriguez by her side, citing fatigue as a reason for stopping and pledged to focus on charity and coaching work.

However, the Belgian returned to the game in September 2009 and Rodriguez became her coach again the following year. Together, they reached another Australian Open final in 2010 but she retired for a second time a year later as the World No 11.

Rodriguez's other notable coaching work saw him guide Chinese tennis star Li Na to an Australian Open triumph in 2014. The Argentine coach helped inspire Li to a late surge up the rankings that saw her reach a career high of World No 2.

The pair parted ways in 2014, with Rodriguez undergoing short-term stints coaching Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova and American youngster Amanda Animisova since then.

As Raducanu plots her return to the tennis court for the first time since the US Open final this week, the Briton admitted she is in no rush to appoint a full-time coach.

She said: 'At the end of the day you're out there on your own and you have to be your own coach on the court so I'm pretty comfortable.

'Jeremy is part of women's tennis at the LTA so while he's here he's helping me out.

'Going forward, I'm just going to wait and try find the right person. I'm not going to rush into anything. I'm just looking for the general things in a coach really – someone that you get along with well and someone who can push you.'

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by Anonymousreply 84October 8, 2021 7:35 PM

R84 I thought for sure this was going to be Darren Cahill's job. I was way off.

by Anonymousreply 85October 8, 2021 7:40 PM

[quote]Pospisil def. Wolf 6-4 4-6 6-4

Does JJ Wolf have a Baywatch body with a Crimewatch face?

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by Anonymousreply 86October 8, 2021 9:12 PM

Is that an actual mullet at R86?

by Anonymousreply 87October 8, 2021 9:13 PM

It is indeed R87

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by Anonymousreply 88October 8, 2021 9:30 PM

Thank you, R88.

by Anonymousreply 89October 8, 2021 9:50 PM

omg I hate Rodriguez. Obviously a great coach but he was 1 of the WTA's supervillains during the early 2000s

by Anonymousreply 90October 8, 2021 10:23 PM

Carlos is way better coach than that loon Darren Cahill

Yes, Cahil was good a while ago when he use to coach Hewitt.

But in last few years he has gone insane just like Dani V. Halep made a good decision by getting rid of him

Good decision by Team Emma. Having said that I don't think Emma has necessary talent to be on top. Carlos has worked with that loon Lara Robson. And she had some decent results under his supervision.

But ultimately you can not fix crazy.

by Anonymousreply 91October 8, 2021 11:05 PM

Madison Keys collapse is complete

by Anonymousreply 92October 8, 2021 11:34 PM

Kyrgios is faithfully following in Tomic's Bogan footsteps. Now that the shoe's on the other foot, some up-and-comer should give Kyrgios a taste of the same medicine that he gave to Wawrinka. It'd be great if it happened at the '22 Australian Open. I nominate Moutet for the left-handed shout-out.

by Anonymousreply 93October 8, 2021 11:54 PM

I could totally see that saggy-boobed gone Leylah whacking someone in the knee.

by Anonymousreply 94October 8, 2021 11:55 PM

^saggy-boobed gnome, dammit!^

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by Anonymousreply 96October 8, 2021 11:58 PM

r91 Do tell... why do you think Darren Cahill is a loon?

by Anonymousreply 97October 9, 2021 12:41 AM

I saw Nick K's ex gf's insta stores before she locked her account. Someone asked if Nick was abusive in real life like on court and she said he's exactly the same off the court.

She said his excuses were really stupid. Like he was away somewhere and got a hickie on his neck, he would say that one of his mates gave it to him.

I can't remember the other excuses she claimed he'd use but they sounded really pathetic to me.

She had quit her job and moved out of her apt to travel with him but he'd call her a lazy bum.

She is so stupid for being with him for 2 years.

by Anonymousreply 98October 9, 2021 1:16 AM

[quote] he would say that one of his mates gave it to him

Let’s speculate. Shapo? He’d be dumb enough to agree to go along with that excuse.

by Anonymousreply 99October 9, 2021 1:51 AM

I could see Nick giving Andy a hickey…

by Anonymousreply 100October 9, 2021 2:01 AM

he obviously fucked the girl in the picture who was naked. But the excuse he told her was that he was wasted and fell asleep, the girl got naked and took the picture etc and then left. of course he fucked the girl, this girl must be desperate or has very low self esteem to believe the shit that comes out of his mouth.

by Anonymousreply 101October 9, 2021 2:04 AM

Omg Raducanu out at Indian Wells!

by Anonymousreply 102October 9, 2021 2:40 AM

[quote] I could see Nick giving Andy a hickey…

Misery or Roddick?

by Anonymousreply 103October 9, 2021 2:42 AM

I'm still trying to figure what she did so well at the US Open. She just had a dream draw work out for her. Even that tear your eyes out crazy energy of that Canadian girl showed more guile this first just kept winning without a lot of impressive play or wins.

by Anonymousreply 104October 9, 2021 2:44 AM

Misery of course! Nick worships him.

by Anonymousreply 105October 9, 2021 2:49 AM

And like Icarus, Emma crashes to earth.

by Anonymousreply 106October 9, 2021 3:10 AM

WTA is a fucking joke.

by Anonymousreply 107October 9, 2021 3:15 AM

Jack Sock looks like an overweight frog. Please spend more camera time on Nacho Forcadell who has a fucking adorable smile when clean shaven.

by Anonymousreply 108October 9, 2021 3:16 AM

All those accounts that changed their entire layout to an Emma Raducanu stan account changing back to their old layout after losing to world number 100:

by Anonymousreply 109October 9, 2021 3:22 AM

DL's favorite homophobic twink Wild Card, Holger Rune loses to a 178th rank qualifier American Ernest Escobedo.

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by Anonymousreply 110October 9, 2021 3:52 AM

[quote] DL's favorite homophobic twink Wild Card, Holger Rune loses to a 178th rank qualifier American Ernest Escobedo.

He’s probably racist too, so it must irk him he lost to a non-white guy.

by Anonymousreply 111October 9, 2021 4:03 AM

What is your favorite tennis garden?

by Anonymousreply 112October 9, 2021 4:03 AM

Madison Square Garden

by Anonymousreply 113October 9, 2021 4:31 AM

Good choice, the mecca!

by Anonymousreply 114October 9, 2021 5:22 AM

Day 3 notable results:

Mager def. Fuscovics 1-6 6-3 6-2

Murray def. Mannarino 6-3 6-2

Eubanks def. Gerasimov 6-3 6-3

Millman def. Sock 7-5 4-6 6-3

Nakashima def. Coria 6-3 6-2

Brooksby def. Ilkel 7-6(5) 6-4

Ramos-Vinolas 6-1 6-3

Anderson def. Thompson 7-5 6-2

Escobedo def. Rune 6-4 6-1

Ruusuvuori def. Koepfer 6(3)-7 6-2 6-0

Pegula def. Stephens 6-2 6-3

Putintseva upsets Rybakina 6-2 7-6(5)

Sasnovich upsets Raducanu 6-2 6-4

Kvitova def. Rus 6-2 6-2

Pavlyuchenkova def. Keys 6-3 6-1

Begu upsets Teichmann 7-5 6-1

Paolini upsets Mertens 3-6 6-4 6-4

Azarenka def. Linette 7-5 3-0

Halep def. Kostyuk 7-6(2) 6-1

Ostapenko def Hsieh 6-3 6-0

Kudermetova def. Samsonova 6-2 6-3

Swiatek def. Martic 6-1 6-3

Svitolina def. Martincova 6-2 7-5

Fernandez def. Cornet 6-2 6-3

by Anonymousreply 115October 9, 2021 5:27 AM

I’m thinking I backed the wrong horse when I picked Raducanu over Fernandez at the USO. Watching IW tonight Emma just collapsed and I found Leylah actually kind of charming and I loved her intensity. Maybe she’ll actually end up being the breakout.

by Anonymousreply 116October 9, 2021 7:09 AM

Will the Brit tabloids and the media tear into Emma when she starts losing? Is she going to be the new Iva Majoli who comes out of nowhere, wins a major to shock everyone and then sinks into obscurity again?

Pity the fugly Canuck troll with the forehead didn't similarly crash out. How is the iconic superstar and tennis legend, the Hall of Famer CoCo GOAT faring?

WTA is such a joke that an overweight Serena could stop playing mommy for a week, pick up a racket and still win these tournaments. Very compelling. Truly peak WITA.

by Anonymousreply 117October 9, 2021 8:00 AM

Raducanu: "I'm still very, very new to the tour. Experience just comes from playing week in, week out and experiencing all these different things. Kind of glad what happened today happened so I can learn, take it as a lesson, so going forward I'll have more experienced banked."

by Anonymousreply 118October 9, 2021 8:02 AM

I wish Granny Kimmy Clijsters had somehow won this tournament in spite of being 100 lbs overweight. It woulda been compelling.

by Anonymousreply 119October 9, 2021 8:07 AM

R110 Rune had a not easy but not difficult path, a good result could put him on route to top 100.

This was a big faliure, Escobedo is talented but irregular, and it was a very easy match for him

by Anonymousreply 120October 9, 2021 11:09 AM

R117 Iva Majoli was a top 10 player for quite some time when she won Roland Garros. It was a big surprise because HIngis was the big favourite, but Majoli was a top player (she reached the quarterfinals with 15 years old). She never reached a semifinal again on a GS, similar to Myskina

by Anonymousreply 121October 9, 2021 11:12 AM

It's a shame Queen Emma lost, but it's probably not a bad thing. If she won again and again she'd start resting on her laurels.

Leylah Fernandez is probably grinning like a smug Cheshire cat right now.

by Anonymousreply 122October 9, 2021 11:15 AM

Fiona Ferro in Mannarino's box

You know what they say " There is a woman for every man"

by Anonymousreply 123October 9, 2021 11:34 AM

In his box? With a strap-on?

by Anonymousreply 124October 9, 2021 2:00 PM

Mannarino is definitely hot. So many of the hot guys lost yesterday.

by Anonymousreply 125October 9, 2021 2:13 PM

Think this is the same mistake Osaka is making. Raducanu has been doing way too many other things. Met Gala, Bond premiere, meeting the Duchess of Cambridge, various media commitments when she should have spent a bunch of that time learning about Indian Wells (it's different to the US Open - slower surface, different air), practicing, and about her opponent. She seemed almost caught off or rusty, deploying the wrong tactics. A good coach should prepare her better than this.

by Anonymousreply 126October 9, 2021 2:31 PM

Get used to me winning gays!

by Anonymousreply 127October 9, 2021 2:47 PM

Explanations please about why we think Killer Cahill is crazy and Holger Rune is homophobic.

by Anonymousreply 128October 9, 2021 5:16 PM

R128, ATP is investigating rising star for yelling gay slurs during a match

During the semifinals of the Biella Challenger in Italy, Rune screamed the word “faggot” multiple times: once after his opponent hit the ball out of bounds, and then again after the winning point.

When one of Tomas Martin Etcheverry’s returns sailed over the white lines, Rune yelled “you are a pussy player!” and “you are playing like a faggot ass!” Later, he shouted “Allez, faggot!” (“Allez” is translated to “go” in English.)

The video is below. The first sequence of slurs comes at the 27-second mark.

ATP confirmed Monday it’s launching an investigation into the incident.

“ATP is committed to ensuring an inclusive environment for all players, staff and fans, and there is absolutely no room for homophobic remarks in tennis,” the organization said in a statement, via Tennis Tonic.

Rune, 18, made his ATP debut earlier this year. He’s already clinched two titles, including last weekend’s Biella Challenger.

On Sunday, Rune issued an apology on Instagram for his language. He doesn’t deny he used the slurs, but contends he was directing them at himself — otherwise known as the Justin Thomas defense.

Later, Rune made alterations to his apology. Tennis podcaster James Rogers captured a screenshot of the original statement. He told Outsports he took the picture at around 12:00 p.m. EST on Sunday.

The edited apology is more concise. “I want to take the opportunity to apologise if I offended anyone for using some bad wording to myself in my semifinal yesterday during some tough points,” Rune’s post now reads. “I am sorry for that and this will of course not happen again.”

That’s not all Rune has said on the matter, however. When the creator of a fan site reached out on Twitter, he pledged his love of diversity.

Rune has also been active in the comment section of his apology, affirming he wasn’t directing homophobic taunts towards his opponent.

Rune’s mother issued her own statement. In it, she criticized the media for its coverage of the story. “DO NOT harass Holger for a wrong comment,” she wrote.

As Rune’s mom contends, we’ve all said regrettable words in our teenage years. Rune is just 18 years old and wasn’t apologizing in his native language. If I apologized in another language, I’m sure I would be cleaning up my statements as well.

But Rune isn’t just any 18 year old: he’s a professional tennis player. That means his mistakes occur in the public eye, and thus, his offensive remarks can’t just be dismissed. They contribute to the culture of casual homophobia that pervades men’s tennis and other sports.

Gay Dartmouth tennis player John Speicher wrote about the lack of LGBTQ representation in the sport’s professional ranks in his coming-out essay. A pro player appearing to yell “faggot” on the court multiple times doesn’t help matters.

“The individual nature of professional tennis makes it particularly challenging for players to come out,” Speicher writes. “No one wants to be vulnerable and feel like they’re displaying any sort of weakness to the competition and you have no teammates to confide in.”

As we’ve written before, it doesn’t matter whether athletes are showing their opponents with gay slurs, or saving them for themselves. The fact is, they’re still far too common.

Rune says he supports the LGBTQ community and embraces diversity. This is a case where future actions will speak louder than an Instagram post.

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by Anonymousreply 129October 9, 2021 5:21 PM

Lay to the Low to the.... Yo, Big Ass Forehead and Saggy Tittays, don't count your chickens yet, bitch. This tournament has CoCo GOAT's name all over it.

I think you need to go clean some toilets or do some dishes or look after some kids because that's what you're gonna end up doing in two or three years, ho.

by Anonymousreply 130October 9, 2021 5:36 PM

Andy Roddick is decidedly not a fan of Shapo's on-court, post-match rap the anniversary of which was being "celebrated" on Tennis Channel today.

by Anonymousreply 131October 9, 2021 6:09 PM



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by Anonymousreply 132October 9, 2021 7:46 PM

[quote] PUIG!



by Anonymousreply 133October 9, 2021 7:47 PM

Puig! has a very nice ass at R132.

by Anonymousreply 134October 9, 2021 7:47 PM

R127 You rule, queen Leylah

by Anonymousreply 135October 9, 2021 8:10 PM

are the Bryan brothers now a part of Tennis Channel? Or they're just guest commentating for Indian Wells since they're Cali natives?

by Anonymousreply 136October 9, 2021 8:17 PM

R129 To be fair with Rune, he dealt with the incident quite well, the apology was pr standard but he answered questions online and take the blame.

And that's something you can say about her mother and Moratoglou (he trains at his academy) who blamed the press who went after therir precious child for no reason.

Unlike Fognini incident, who was clearly insulting himself (Fabio had a fame of being a hothead and he had a very particular way to make amends) in Rune's case the impression was he was insulting his rival which made the thing way worse.

He is a kid but his behaviour on court is not exactly desirable. I think it was fucsovics who complained about Alcaraz being too efussive on his celebrations but that's all you can complain about him, on the other hand Rune is from Zverev, Medvedev, Tsitsipas shool and he screams, argues with the chairman, smash raquets and all that jazz. I think they are not concious that really looks bad on them and gives credibility of any bad behaviour off court reported, but in Rune's case there's the excuse that he is new and very young so maybe he'll improve in the future.

I think he is one (if not the one) atp is more invested, there were a lot of articles about him even before he really was even at challenger level and he is the king of wc. Now it's clear that he has merits to receive them but that was not the case in the past. Of course he is way ahead of all his competition born in 2003 (with the exception of Alcaraz, of course), the next players of that age are Mochizuki and Nardi and they are not on the top 400 yet

by Anonymousreply 137October 9, 2021 8:19 PM

[quote] are the Bryan brothers now a part of Tennis Channel?

Yes. This week was their debut.

by Anonymousreply 138October 9, 2021 8:32 PM

massive choke by Cressy!

by Anonymousreply 139October 9, 2021 8:52 PM

I noticed that Bianca Andreescu is wearing a ring on her ring finger, is she engaged? She is still fat !

by Anonymousreply 140October 9, 2021 8:56 PM

I wouldn't mind choking on massive Cressy.

by Anonymousreply 141October 9, 2021 9:07 PM

Tiafoe team or Seb team?

by Anonymousreply 142October 9, 2021 9:19 PM

Tiafoe with a beatdown on Korda in that first set lol

by Anonymousreply 143October 9, 2021 9:36 PM

wow Navratilova and Shriver reunited in the commentary booth!

Tennis Channel has added a lot of people over the last couple years. I wonder who got fired other than scandal-ridden Gimmelstob. I think Davenport's friend Corina Morariu seems to have gotten the pink slip as I haven't heard or seen her for a while.

by Anonymousreply 144October 9, 2021 9:38 PM

[quote] wow Navratilova and Shriver reunited in the commentary booth!

Did Pampers have an orgasm at being [italic] close [/italic] to Martina again?

by Anonymousreply 145October 9, 2021 9:41 PM

Rappervalov Team or Cheap Canuck Knock-Off Psycho NoVaxxx Copy Team?

by Anonymousreply 146October 9, 2021 10:01 PM

Shapo team R146.

by Anonymousreply 147October 9, 2021 10:21 PM

What happened that ended the Shapo/Pospisil match in the first set?

by Anonymousreply 148October 9, 2021 10:54 PM

I feel like that Canadian girl is gonna kill an opponent before her career is over.

by Anonymousreply 149October 9, 2021 11:02 PM

I get a strong odor of Hanes and power tools from Coco

by Anonymousreply 150October 9, 2021 11:28 PM

Gawd, Bibi won't likely get on court until midnight!

by Anonymousreply 151October 9, 2021 11:43 PM

r132 Did you see his teeth ?

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by Anonymousreply 152October 10, 2021 12:01 AM

Who will win BNPO Paribas Open?

by Anonymousreply 153October 10, 2021 12:51 AM

Another DL tennis boyfriend through. Young Grigor Dimitrov. He looks so cute on Tennis Channel

by Anonymousreply 154October 10, 2021 12:52 AM

Young Grigor shold stay away from creepy Courier

by Anonymousreply 155October 10, 2021 12:56 AM

What happened to the Incredible Hulk girl again? She got Covid?

by Anonymousreply 156October 10, 2021 1:09 AM

How fucking cute is Tommy Paul?

by Anonymousreply 157October 10, 2021 2:12 AM

I have much respect for Jessica Peguala

by Anonymousreply 158October 10, 2021 2:16 AM

What tennis slut is banging Tommy Paul?

by Anonymousreply 159October 10, 2021 2:17 AM

Sam Stousar

by Anonymousreply 160October 10, 2021 2:22 AM

Is the chubby chick that screams a lot Canadian or Australian?

by Anonymousreply 161October 10, 2021 4:03 AM

Tommy Paul is fucking some blonde bimbo. Huge fake tits...

by Anonymousreply 162October 10, 2021 4:12 AM

R161 Romanian but now settled in Canada

by Anonymousreply 163October 10, 2021 4:20 AM

Chubby Canadian chick shouldn't be struggling this much against Alison Riske. That US Open win is looking more and more like a typical WTA fluke run. Emma may be the next if she doesn't get it together...

by Anonymousreply 164October 10, 2021 4:21 AM

This is Tommy Paul's whore.

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by Anonymousreply 165October 10, 2021 4:32 AM

R165 Jesus, that's so basic. Big fake tits, porn star-look. Guess we can rule him in as 'definitely straight' since he doesn't ping otherwise.

by Anonymousreply 166October 10, 2021 4:41 AM

So basic. What a shame. He is hot as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 167October 10, 2021 4:48 AM

Biana looks like the fat cheerleader at your high school in her outfit.

by Anonymousreply 168October 10, 2021 5:13 AM

Just don't get how straight guys like the porn look. Straight women aren't really into muscle sluts with no job.

by Anonymousreply 169October 10, 2021 5:19 AM

R169 Aren't gay men into the porn look? Big dick, no fat, muscles?

by Anonymousreply 170October 10, 2021 5:31 AM

[quote] I feel like that Canadian girl is gonna kill an opponent before her career is over.

Which Canadian girl? I get those Tonya Harding and Gunther Parche vibes from the one with the giant forehead that you could drive from Florida to Alaska on. Something about her creeps me out.

by Anonymousreply 171October 10, 2021 6:44 AM

Day 4 notable results:

Andreescu def. Riske 7-6(2) 5-7 6-2

Golubic upsets Sakkari 5-7 6-3 6-2

Kerber def. Siniakova 6-1 6(4)-7 7-5

Kasatkina def. Sharma 3-4 ret.

Collins def. Davis 6-1 ret.

Badosa def. Yastremska 6-4 2-6 6-2

Gauff def. Garcia 6-3 6(2)-7 6-1

Krejcikova def. Diyas 6-4 3-6 6-1

Kontaveit def. Trevisan 6-3 5-2 ret.

Anisimova upsets Giorgi 6-4 6-1

Pliskova def. Frech 7-5 6-2

Jabeur def. Sevastova 6-2 6(5)-7 6-3

Tomljanovic upsets Muguruza 6-3 1-6 6-3

Rublev def. Taberner 6-3 6-4

Krajinovic def. Giron 7-6(2) 7-5

Medvedev def. McDonald 6-4 6-2

Harris def. Davidovich Fokina 6-3 6-3

Karatsev def. Caruso 6-0 6-2

Paul def. Lajovic 6-2 6-3

Dimitrov def. Altmaier 6-4 6-2

Norrie def. Sandgren 6-4 5-7 6-0

Shapovalov def. Pospisil 3-0 ret.

Ruud def. Carballes Baena 6-1 6-2

RBA def. Pella 7-5 6-3

Tiafoe def. Korda 6-0 6-4

Evans def. Nishikori 4-6 6-3 6-4

Schwartzman def. Cressy 6-2 3-6 7-5

Hurkacz def. Popyrin 6-1 7-5

Opelka def. Daniel 7-5 6-3

by Anonymousreply 172October 10, 2021 6:46 AM

[quote] Young Grigor shold stay away from creepy Courier

I would gladly take Ginger Daddy Cames off Young Grigor's hands if he is tired of him. I find Daddy Cames quite sexy even if he is no longer as athletic as he was in this pic from his playing days.

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by Anonymousreply 173October 10, 2021 8:02 AM

Interesting interview with Opelka. I will say one name. Chris Fowler tweeted about Carlos Alcaraz, the youngest man to make a Slam quarterfinal. He tweeted, “What a shame that he threw in the towel, hope that this isn’t a pattern.” That was pathetic.

But Alcaraz is just 18, he plays in the shadow of Rafa and he was balling in New York and had a great run.

I tweeted back at Fowler saying, “After everything Carlos showed us this week, you’re really going to question his courage?” That’s one take that’s terrible. This guy is on ESPN, he does college football, he shouldn’t work another tennis match. It hurts the sport because ESPN has a lot of guys who are following football or don’t know Carlos Alcaraz…and don’t know anything about tennis and they’re like, “This young kid just completely just walked off the court, what an idiot, what a jackass.” That just can’t happen. If I’m commissioner of tennis, that’s one offense too much.

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by Anonymousreply 174October 10, 2021 12:41 PM

I like Opelka calling out Fowler, but the rest of the interview was Douche 101. Wahhh! I play a sport and people expect me to win! Wahhh!

by Anonymousreply 175October 10, 2021 12:46 PM

Heh I wonder if Pops hurt his back with the racquet smashing tantrum he threw in the last match. Was definitely team ShapaThaRappa for that one (god wasn't he embarrassed enough the last time?)

Bianca doesn't look fat at all to me, don't know what some idiots are talking about (and I'm usually pretty into weight-shaming).

Lehlah(?) is pretty inoffensive to me, she's less noisy than most on the court and has an interesting play style. Radacanu is definitely prettier but, of the two, I think she's less likely to break through - she had a relatively easy run in the USO (final included!) vs L who got past many of the seeds. But time will tell - I don't think one early loss for Radacanu is enough to write her off.

by Anonymousreply 176October 10, 2021 3:59 PM

Bianca definitely isnt fat. She is super fit, just not incredibly slim which many athletes arent.

by Anonymousreply 177October 10, 2021 5:05 PM

Andreescu has a similar build to Clijsters and Kuznetsova. She could lose a couple pounds though overall she's fit.

by Anonymousreply 178October 10, 2021 5:29 PM

Old Clijsters. New Clijsters has the build of Taylor Townsend.

by Anonymousreply 179October 10, 2021 5:41 PM

Richard Krajecik was right

by Anonymousreply 180October 10, 2021 5:57 PM

Opelka has a face only a mother could love.

by Anonymousreply 181October 10, 2021 6:02 PM

Bouchard is back in the booth lol

her voice is really unappealing

by Anonymousreply 182October 10, 2021 7:42 PM

Misery's got Young Carlos over his knee and giving him a good old spanking in this first set... so far. I'm getting quite turned on tbh.

by Anonymousreply 183October 10, 2021 8:25 PM

My partner hates Genie Bouchard as a player and commentator, but even he acknowledged that she is absolutely gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 184October 10, 2021 8:36 PM

Has Genie scored any good tennis cock?

by Anonymousreply 185October 10, 2021 8:38 PM

Where is the Misery/Alcaraz match being shown in the US? On Tennis Channel they're showing Slitolina/Cirstea.

by Anonymousreply 186October 10, 2021 8:44 PM

R186, it's on Tennis Channel Plus. Andy just bellowed a few f-bombs, I think.

by Anonymousreply 187October 10, 2021 8:50 PM

Thanks, R187.

by Anonymousreply 188October 10, 2021 8:51 PM

aww Murray let Genie ride on a private plane with him 5 years ago. At the time they were using the same trainer and had both lost early at the same tournament She just told this story

by Anonymousreply 189October 10, 2021 9:09 PM

Is Andy playing the quitter kid?

by Anonymousreply 190October 10, 2021 9:12 PM

GEMS Life!

by Anonymousreply 191October 10, 2021 9:31 PM

I came here to post the same thing, R191.

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by Anonymousreply 192October 10, 2021 9:33 PM

oh my. so fucking shameless

by Anonymousreply 193October 10, 2021 9:52 PM

Sinner doesn't have a face made for sin. His face is ugly as sin.

by Anonymousreply 194October 10, 2021 9:59 PM

On to the third set with Misery and Alcaraz.

Misery team or Alcaraz team?

by Anonymousreply 195October 10, 2021 10:11 PM

¿I will beat old, sad white boy no?

by Anonymousreply 196October 10, 2021 10:13 PM

Brooksby team or A. Zverev team?

by Anonymousreply 197October 10, 2021 10:14 PM

Team Alcarez and Brooksby

Do I think that they will actually win is another story…

by Anonymousreply 198October 10, 2021 10:16 PM

Tennis Channel commentary egarding the conditions:

[quote] hot, sticky, demanding

And I thought that was a reference to mum!

by Anonymousreply 199October 10, 2021 10:30 PM

I hope Brooksby drives Zverev nuts

by Anonymousreply 200October 10, 2021 10:31 PM

[quote] I hope Brooksby drives Zverev nuts

You know what happens when someone drives A. Zverev nuts - he beats them up!

by Anonymousreply 201October 10, 2021 10:34 PM

bad loss for FAA to clay courter Ramos-Vinolas

by Anonymousreply 202October 10, 2021 10:40 PM

Is he clay specialist?

by Anonymousreply 203October 10, 2021 10:44 PM

Wow. Felix! 😮

by Anonymousreply 204October 10, 2021 10:49 PM

Flop Ass Assume

by Anonymousreply 205October 10, 2021 11:06 PM

Misery wins.

by Anonymousreply 206October 10, 2021 11:09 PM

Chris Flower was right

by Anonymousreply 207October 10, 2021 11:10 PM

I no beated white boy.

by Anonymousreply 208October 10, 2021 11:14 PM

Brooksby coming alive! I want to see a Zverev tantrum

by Anonymousreply 209October 10, 2021 11:25 PM

Brooksby and A. Zverev go to a third set.

by Anonymousreply 210October 10, 2021 11:32 PM

Brooksby out.

by Anonymousreply 211October 11, 2021 12:02 AM

Boobsky is an okay player but I am not getting the hype he has been receiving since Washington ATP 500.

by Anonymousreply 212October 11, 2021 12:06 AM

Sasnobitch team or Help team?

by Anonymousreply 213October 11, 2021 12:16 AM

I like both of them. These two are one of the few nice ladies on the WTA tour

by Anonymousreply 214October 11, 2021 12:20 AM

I wish Vika would win a title again. I love her 'louche-ness'.

by Anonymousreply 215October 11, 2021 12:51 AM

[quote] These two are one of the few nice ladies on the WTA tour


by Anonymousreply 216October 11, 2021 12:53 AM

I like that some of Indian Wells' courtside camera positions are a bit lower than other tournaments. Really shows off the speed and trajectory of the balls way better. I wish more tennis TV coverage was like that.

by Anonymousreply 217October 11, 2021 2:26 AM

Martinez is kinda cute

by Anonymousreply 218October 11, 2021 2:43 AM

Day 5 notable results:

Khachanov def. Ruusuvuori 6-2 7-5

Isner def. Nishioka 6-3 6-4

Tsitsipas def. Martinez 6-2 6-4

Zverev def. Brooksby 6-4 3-6 6-1

PCB def. Gomez 6-1 6-4

Murray def. Alcaraz 5-7 6-3 6-2

Ramos-Vinolas def. FAA 6-4 6-2

Garin def. Escobedo 7-5 6-2

Fognini def. Struff 6-4 4-6 6-3

Fritz def. Nakashima 6-3 6-4

Anderson upsets Sonego 7-6(7) 7-6(3)

Berrettini def. Tabilo 6-4 7-5

Sinner def. Millman 6-2 6-2

Monfils def. Mager 6-4 6-2

Azarenka def. Kvitova 7-5 6-4

Pegula def. Paolini 6-4 6-1

Sasnovich upsets Halep 7-5 6-4

Ostapenko def. Putintseva 6-3 2-6 6-3

Svitolina def. Cirstea 4-6 6-4 7-6(3)

Swiatek def. Kudermetova 6-1 6-0

Fernandez def. Pavlyuchenkova 5-7 6-3 6-4

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by Anonymousreply 220October 11, 2021 12:00 PM

LOL Fernandez is a bitch, but she knows how to win, I'll give her that.

by Anonymousreply 221October 11, 2021 1:16 PM

R207 Chris Fowler was wrong, he was injured (he even withdraw from Metz).

And none of the big 3 reached the quarterfinals at Alcaraz's age, to be true none of them reached the second week on a GS (to be fair Nadal didn't do it because he was injured that year and he couldn't play Roland Garros)

by Anonymousreply 222October 11, 2021 6:42 PM

R212 He doesn't have the most beautiful shots and his scream borders the hindrance, but he has a lot of tricks and he is fearless. He needs to improve his fitness but he is doing extremely well and his progression is one of the most impressives of this year

by Anonymousreply 223October 11, 2021 6:44 PM

Our sweet Young Grigor is playing that Sasquach looking American caveman in a classic Beauty and the Beast matchup.

by Anonymousreply 224October 11, 2021 7:18 PM

Young Grigor team or Opelka team?

by Anonymousreply 225October 11, 2021 8:47 PM

Kont team or Bianca team?

by Anonymousreply 226October 11, 2021 8:52 PM

Young Grigor of course

by Anonymousreply 227October 11, 2021 9:04 PM

I'm starting to really like The Bryan Brothers as commentators.

by Anonymousreply 228October 11, 2021 9:53 PM

Shapo team or Aslan🦁 team?

by Anonymousreply 229October 11, 2021 11:26 PM

When does Tommy Paul play again?

by Anonymousreply 230October 12, 2021 12:12 AM

R230 he's last on tonight vs Rublev. A real hottie vs nottie match up if there ever was one.

by Anonymousreply 231October 12, 2021 1:13 AM

Rain is falling in California!

by Anonymousreply 232October 12, 2021 2:09 AM

Palm Springs rain? whoa

by Anonymousreply 233October 12, 2021 2:14 AM

Medvedev team or Krajinovic team?

by Anonymousreply 234October 12, 2021 4:23 AM

russian asshole

by Anonymousreply 235October 12, 2021 4:24 AM

I hate myself for this, but I'm starting to find Medvedev sexy, despite the cheek mole. What's wrong with me?

by Anonymousreply 236October 12, 2021 4:31 AM

I know R236. He IS sexy in a kind of nasty way.

by Anonymousreply 237October 12, 2021 4:58 AM

Day 6 notable results:

Paul upsets Rublev 6-4 3-6 7-5

Medvedev def. Krajinovic 6-2 7-6(1)

Norrie upsets RBA 6-4 5-7 6-3

Hurkacz def. Tiafoe 6-3 6-2

Karatsev upsets Shapovalov 7-5 6-2

Dimitrov upsets Opelka 6-3 6-4

Ruud def. Harris 6(4)-7 6-4 6-4

Schwartzman def. Evans 5-7 6-4 6-0

Krejcikova def. Anisimova 6-2 6-3

Badosa upsets Gauff 6-2 6-2

Tomljanovic upsets Zidansek 6-4 6-3

Jabeur def. Collins 6-1 6-3

Haddad Maia upsets Pliskova 6-3 7-5

Kontaveit upsets defending champ Andreescu 7-6(5) 6-3

Kalinskaya def. Golubic 1-6 6-1 6-3

Kerber def. Kasatkina 6-2 1-6 6-4

by Anonymousreply 238October 12, 2021 6:24 AM

Any idea what would be Biance ranking since she will loose IndianWell 2019 points.

Roger will also be out of Top 10 next monday .Hubi will replace him.

by Anonymousreply 239October 12, 2021 7:00 AM

r239 She'll lose 1,000 points, so she'll drop to about 41.

by Anonymousreply 240October 12, 2021 7:08 AM

Basically all Andreescu has for big points in her ranking now is this year's Miami finalist points. She clearly doesn't like defending titles. She flopped in Canada, USO and IW

by Anonymousreply 241October 12, 2021 7:46 AM

Did Svetlana Kutznetsova retire and that is why she isnt playing? I did read that the Victorian Gov has put sports players in the category that they need to be vaxxed to work/play down here in Jan.

by Anonymousreply 242October 12, 2021 8:01 AM

After Hubi bageled Federer in the last set at Wimbledon, booting him out of the Top 10 after all these years is really rubbing salt into Miss PrissyPants' wounds! I'm lovin' it!

by Anonymousreply 243October 12, 2021 9:03 AM

Gauff really played awful. She doesn't seem to be progressing lately

by Anonymousreply 244October 12, 2021 10:22 AM

tommy paul beat Rublev! wow

by Anonymousreply 245October 12, 2021 10:40 AM

Who is the least attractive man on tour - Opelka or Daniel Evans?

I’m starting to think it’s Evans.

by Anonymousreply 246October 12, 2021 11:22 AM

Opelka's personality and intelligence add charm, whereas Evans is just all around unpleasant. Novaxx and Zverev's scowly emaciation and other personality traits make them equally vile.

by Anonymousreply 247October 12, 2021 11:41 AM

Tommy Paul looking pretty in pink

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by Anonymousreply 248October 12, 2021 12:07 PM

Coco WHO??

by Anonymousreply 249October 12, 2021 12:34 PM

To be fair Leylah is showing some real prospect. The normal thing would be crumbling with the pressure after such big result but she is winning matches

by Anonymousreply 250October 12, 2021 12:43 PM

R248 He thinks he is Wawrinka?

by Anonymousreply 251October 12, 2021 2:07 PM

Leylah's Total Cuntiness is definitely an attribute to progressing on the WTA Tour.

by Anonymousreply 252October 12, 2021 2:47 PM

Thiem on vaccine

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by Anonymousreply 253October 12, 2021 2:48 PM

Bublik is the most unattractive top player.

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by Anonymousreply 254October 12, 2021 3:07 PM

Why Swiatek didnt drop down, she did not defend her RG title

by Anonymousreply 255October 12, 2021 4:03 PM

R255 She made the QF of the RG held last June and those were the points factored against her win at last year's RG. Hence, the drop off was not as steep.

by Anonymousreply 256October 12, 2021 4:37 PM

R254 he has an enormous cock though and almost always bulges on the court. We forgive him his facial sins.

by Anonymousreply 257October 12, 2021 4:51 PM

JPEG is ripping out Svitolina's wig while Monfils watches on. 6-1 in the first set and Elaine really had to fight for that one game.

by Anonymousreply 258October 12, 2021 6:39 PM

Part of Bublik's problem is his douchy personality. A better haircut will help him a lot.

Rublev is a player who looks bad on court but way better when he is with street clothes and he looks pretty good in some pictures

by Anonymousreply 259October 12, 2021 6:46 PM

Is Fritz the horny one that knocked up a girlfriend as a teen?

by Anonymousreply 260October 12, 2021 6:48 PM

Yes, he is.

I remember the days Raquel Pedraza was one of the best prospects of american tennis. I suppose the pregnancy ended her career (but her good days were in the U14 cathegory so maybe she was not going to be a pro anyway)

by Anonymousreply 261October 12, 2021 6:49 PM

yes. R260. but they are all horny.

by Anonymousreply 262October 12, 2021 6:49 PM

I remember Fritz's mother playing back in the day. She went deep at some of those ghetto French Opens that Evert/Navratilova didn't bother to attend. Was even a #2 seed at one of them.

It's odd that he's a divorced father at such a young age. I can't think of anything worse, and i'm sure the kid doesn't get to see much of him with him being constantly on the road. At least he comes from $$$$$ though (much like billionaire heiress JPEG).

by Anonymousreply 263October 12, 2021 7:02 PM

Swiatek is really making a habit out of these extended bathroom breaks. She pulled this crap at the French when Sakkari was bossing her around the court too.

She's great when routining her opponents like she did to win her RG title, but not such a great problem solver yet when things aren't going her way.

by Anonymousreply 264October 12, 2021 7:10 PM

What was the reason for Isner’s walkover.

by Anonymousreply 265October 12, 2021 7:12 PM

Isner to be home for his spawn's delivery

by Anonymousreply 266October 12, 2021 7:18 PM

Thanks, R266.

by Anonymousreply 267October 12, 2021 7:20 PM

Fritz cleaning up Berritini

by Anonymousreply 268October 12, 2021 7:21 PM

Did Isner forget his wife was pregnant? Why would you sign up for a tournament when your child is due?

The bathroom break worked and Iga went a break ahead, but she loses her break advantage in set 2 and predictably pulls a tactical MTO. Side eyeing her on this one.

Pegula skulldragged Svitolina 6-1 6-1. Apparently she now equals Barty & Sakkari at the top of the leaderboard for top 10 wins, and is in with a shot to qualify for the championships in Guadalajara.

by Anonymousreply 269October 12, 2021 7:33 PM

I think Daddy Fritz is hawt. I was looking for good images of him but I found this, instead.

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by Anonymousreply 270October 12, 2021 9:12 PM

Daddy Fritz in action

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by Anonymousreply 271October 12, 2021 9:16 PM

Misery team or A. Zverev team?

Monfils team or Anderson team?

Fog team or Tsitsy team?

Garin team or Minotaur team?

by Anonymousreply 272October 12, 2021 10:11 PM

Elaine team!

by Anonymousreply 273October 12, 2021 10:19 PM

I find Zverev hotter every time I see him.

by Anonymousreply 274October 12, 2021 10:25 PM

Team Anyone This Side Of Satan against StiffAnus BitchyPiss.

by Anonymousreply 275October 12, 2021 10:33 PM

Too bad Garin and Minotaur are playing each other as I like both of them and can't stand any of the other six.

by Anonymousreply 276October 12, 2021 10:41 PM

Rogers takes down DL villainess Leylah.

by Anonymousreply 277October 12, 2021 10:54 PM

Shelby Rogers could bend lil Leylah into a pretzel.

by Anonymousreply 278October 12, 2021 10:56 PM

Who is Sasha banging currently? Is the one he beat the same one who bore his love child?

by Anonymousreply 279October 12, 2021 11:09 PM

So do we, R274!

by Anonymousreply 280October 12, 2021 11:11 PM

German asshole has thinning hair, will be bald in a few years.

Taylor is cute but also dating a bond bimbo like Tommy Paul. That bimbo Tommy is fucking doesn't even speak English. She's from Brazil. You just know they have a facinating relationship!

by Anonymousreply 281October 12, 2021 11:44 PM

R 279, at the us open, he said he doesn't have a gf.

The one he beat and baby mama are two different whores.

Greek asshole recently went official with his gf, started featuring her in social media. sweet looking brunette.

by Anonymousreply 282October 13, 2021 1:03 AM

So Stef has already started bearding?

BTW Sexy Sasha just defeated miserable misery.

Beautiful Badoda also won

by Anonymousreply 283October 13, 2021 1:29 AM

Ons who is ranked 16 th in the world is highest ranked player in IW women's draw

And we have not even finished Rd16

by Anonymousreply 284October 13, 2021 1:38 AM

R284 Sounds compelling!

by Anonymousreply 285October 13, 2021 1:54 AM

sexy and Sasha don't go together. Nothing sexy about a lanky, bratty woman beater

by Anonymousreply 286October 13, 2021 2:18 AM

Aside from the face decomposing into Medusa territory...

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by Anonymousreply 287October 13, 2021 2:56 AM

Fog wins first set 6-2.

by Anonymousreply 288October 13, 2021 3:43 AM

Tsitsy won second set 6-3.

by Anonymousreply 289October 13, 2021 4:38 AM

Were any of you on Fog team?

by Anonymousreply 290October 13, 2021 5:01 AM

the Tsitsipas-Fognini handshake was funny. I just knew words would be exchanged

by Anonymousreply 291October 13, 2021 5:04 AM

Day 7 results:

Jabeur def. Kalinskaya 6-2 6-2

Kerber def. Tomljanovic 6-4 6-1

Kontaveit def. Haddad Maia 6-0 6-2

Badosa upsets Krejcikova 6-1 7-5

Azarenka def. Sasnovich 6-3 6-4

Rogers upsets Fernandez 2-6 6-1 7-6(4)

Ostapenko upsets Swiatek 6-4 6-3

Pegula upsets Svitolina 6-1 6-1

Tsitsipas def. Fognini 2-6 6-3 6-4

de Minaur upsets. Garin 6-4 6-2

Monfils def. Anderson 7-5 6-2

Zverev def. Murray 6-4 7-6(4)

Basilashvili def. Ramos-Vinolas 4-6 7-6(2) 6-2

Khachanov upsets PCB 6-0 6-4

Fritz upsets Berrettini 6-4 6-3

Sinner def. Isner via walkover

by Anonymousreply 292October 13, 2021 5:08 AM

I'm rooting for Ons. She has won the most matches this year on the WTA tour and a big title like this would cement her resume and automatically qualify her for Guadalajara. She also just became the first Arab player ever in the top 10, male or female.

The remaining men are mostly trash, but maybe it would be good for Monfils to finally have his moment (in this desert of a lineup). He's not going to get many more chances. I also like looking at Ruud, Tommy Paul, and Sissypants. And wouldn't mind getting crushed by Aslan's calves.

by Anonymousreply 293October 13, 2021 8:19 AM

I hope Shelby has a bodyguard. You just know Leylah will cut a bitch if she gets the chance.

by Anonymousreply 294October 13, 2021 12:41 PM

Alison Van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen are taking a break in their relationship. Kind of surprised because in the last few weeks they've won a doubles title together, and Greet was there celebrating with AVU when she won her singles title too.

Is this Margaret Court's sorcery?

by Anonymousreply 295October 13, 2021 2:01 PM

Ons team

🦁 team

by Anonymousreply 296October 13, 2021 2:17 PM

Kontaveit has been on fire over the last few months when Dimitry Tursunov started coaching her. She’s won two tournaments.

And in the meantime, Sabalenka is home with Covid

by Anonymousreply 297October 13, 2021 2:29 PM

Breaking news from Tennis World USA- Rafa has a wife! Even though she's not pictured and didn't go to his 35th birthday party or the hospital with him for his surgery they are legally married and his PR firm doesn't want us to forget it.

Brilliant reporting by TW.

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by Anonymousreply 298October 13, 2021 2:34 PM

A truly compelling tweet about how “bananas” the depth in the current WTA is.

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by Anonymousreply 299October 13, 2021 4:15 PM

Hsieh and Mertens defeated DL's favourite duo of bratty teenagers Leylah and Coco in the doubles, despite the overwhelming (and obnoxious) support coming from the teenagers players box.

Hsieh seems like such a sweet person, wearing this dinosaur thing for the physio's birthday. In the full interview she thanks Elise for playing with her this year and being patient with her. With this win, they have officially qualified for the YEC.

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by Anonymousreply 300October 13, 2021 4:55 PM

How many tantrums did the teens have? This tourney has been a bust for them, especially Coco GOAT

by Anonymousreply 301October 13, 2021 6:02 PM

R301 Leylah did a good tournament, she wasn't defeated in the first rounds and she lost in a very tight match. Coco played like crap against Badosa

by Anonymousreply 302October 13, 2021 6:13 PM

Fernandez had a few brief, bratty facial expressions at times against Rogers that I couldn't quite figure out. Was her takeaway from their US Open clash that she's too superior to lose to a player like Rogers? Given the praise Shelby had for her in the on-court interview afterward, probably not. I felt surprisingly bad for her as she left the court, though; she looked quietly stunned.

by Anonymousreply 303October 13, 2021 6:26 PM

Diego Dwarftzman is gross. He looks like a tall little person.

by Anonymousreply 304October 13, 2021 6:26 PM

Round of 16 is decent, but not for a player who carries around the attitude that Fernandez does.

by Anonymousreply 305October 13, 2021 6:47 PM

Hurkacz dismantled Karatsev in the first set.

by Anonymousreply 306October 13, 2021 6:49 PM

R303, it was Emma who took out Shelby at Open.

I saw a couple of the faces Leylah made in highlights, and I agree it didn't seem as if Leylah was too gracious. I guess I'm adding fuel to the anti-Leylah fire. She didn't seem to want to be too chatty with Shelby after the handshake. Shelby seems to be one heckuva nice gal. I did see Leylah's press conference, or parts of it anyway. Her analysis seemed to be, "I made mistakes and she didn't...." which, IMHO, REALLY isn't great humility.

Why can't she, (and others), after a loss, say, "man, she (or he) totally outplayed me. It wasn't the weather, it wasn't my match from two days ago. It's just that my opponent really clobbered me today, and I was trying so very hard to win!"

by Anonymousreply 307October 13, 2021 7:05 PM

[quote] Hurkacz dismantled Karatsev in the first set.

The lion sleeps tonight.

by Anonymousreply 308October 13, 2021 7:07 PM

another reason to hate that cunt.

by Anonymousreply 309October 13, 2021 7:07 PM

R307, thanks for pointing that out. Can't believe I misremembered something so recent, but it adds to my confusion about why Fernandez seemed to have a bit of an attitude about Rogers.

by Anonymousreply 310October 13, 2021 7:09 PM

Coco isn't a brat at all. She shouldn't be lumped in with Fernandez

by Anonymousreply 311October 13, 2021 7:27 PM

Medvedev team or young Grigor team?

Fritz team or Sinner team?

Basilashvili team or K. Hemsworth team?

Minotaur team or Tsitsy team?

Monfils team or a A. Zverev team?

by Anonymousreply 312October 13, 2021 8:14 PM

Med Team

Daddy Fritz Team

Hawt Karen Team

Demon Team

La Monf Team

by Anonymousreply 313October 13, 2021 8:57 PM

Team Nice Guy Norrie is not going to be ignored, Dan!

(A. Forrest)

by Anonymousreply 314October 13, 2021 10:00 PM

Is Norrie playing Tommy Paul? That's some eye-candy.

Team Tommy Paul

by Anonymousreply 315October 13, 2021 10:03 PM

Team Tommy. Tommy is playing great without the bimbo by his side, she didn't make the trip

by Anonymousreply 316October 13, 2021 10:06 PM

[quote]Is Norrie playing Tommy Paul?

Well he was, but their match just ended

Young Grigor leads 2-0 in the third set against Medvedev

by Anonymousreply 317October 13, 2021 10:07 PM

Poor Tommy.

He can come sit on my face.

by Anonymousreply 318October 13, 2021 10:10 PM

yay Grigor

by Anonymousreply 319October 13, 2021 10:31 PM

I can't believe Grigor just took down Med.

$100 sez he loses next round.

by Anonymousreply 320October 13, 2021 10:32 PM

Nice win from Dimitrov and his ever-expanding bald spot. Medvedev's racquet abuse was less inspired than usual.

by Anonymousreply 321October 13, 2021 10:33 PM

He plays another DL fave Hubie next.

by Anonymousreply 322October 13, 2021 10:33 PM

What, R304!? We at DL love 'Lil Diego. We won't stand for any criticism!

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by Anonymousreply 323October 13, 2021 10:42 PM

Lord ha' mercy, Lil Diego has TINY NIP.

I did not know that until this moment.

by Anonymousreply 324October 13, 2021 10:45 PM

I’m sad to see K. Hemsworth out.

by Anonymousreply 325October 13, 2021 11:40 PM

Hitler mustache team or Tsitsy team?

by Anonymousreply 326October 14, 2021 2:06 AM

Demon all the way.

by Anonymousreply 327October 14, 2021 2:08 AM

Taylor Fritz in the QF!

by Anonymousreply 328October 14, 2021 2:25 AM

Yay Hubie! Yay Taylor! Yay Dimi!

Come on Demon!!!

by Anonymousreply 329October 14, 2021 2:30 AM

ugh I just hope this doesn't mean Zverev is going to win the title

by Anonymousreply 330October 14, 2021 2:52 AM

Ostapenko is such a brat.

by Anonymousreply 331October 14, 2021 3:16 AM

Day 8 results:

Ostapenko def. Rogers 6-4 4-6 6-3

Azarenka upsets. Pegula 6-4 6-2

Zverev def. Monfils 6-1 6-3

Tsitsipas def. de Minaur 6(3)-7 7-6(3) 6-2

Fritz upsets Sinner 6-4 6-3

Basilashvili upsets Khachanov 6-4 7-6(6)

Dimitrov upsets Medvedev 4-6 6-4 6-3

Norrie def. Paul 6-4 4-6 6-2

Schwartzman upsets Ruud 6-3 6-3

Hurkacz def. Karatsev 6-1 6-3

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by Anonymousreply 333October 14, 2021 7:09 AM

Daddy Fritz!

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by Anonymousreply 334October 14, 2021 11:21 AM

Why are we going after Leyla or Emma when Ostapenko is the nastiest WTA player by a mile? She complains about every close call, mutters to herself and her box with hands on hips constantly, and has no respect for her opponents.

Plus, she’s seriously unattractive and always looks like she’s sucking on a grapefruit, which is normally all it takes for us to hate someone.

Even Lindsay called her out on her disrespect for her opponents last night.

We should be rooting for her to get bageled in the next round.

by Anonymousreply 335October 14, 2021 12:38 PM

R335 Her sportsmanship is actually abhorrent, she seems like a real scumbag. But I secretly love her pantomime facial expressions lol. I think people give her slack because her game is more flashy and exciting when on (even though 90% of the season it's a huge mess).

*** The nominations have been announced for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Here are the six names:

Ana Ivanovic

Lisa Raymond

Cara Black

Flávia Pennetta

Juan Carlos Ferrero

Carlos Moya

Who do we think SHOULD get in, and who WILL get in?

by Anonymousreply 336October 14, 2021 2:12 PM

Only Raymond for her results in doubles.

by Anonymousreply 337October 14, 2021 2:17 PM

Carlos Moya, because...

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by Anonymousreply 338October 14, 2021 3:06 PM

Generally, only Americans with one slam get in so Panetta, Ivanovic, Moya and Ferrero likely won’t make it.

by Anonymousreply 339October 14, 2021 3:06 PM

R336 lots of one slam winners. Better to do it once than not at all but I see many argue that you should be a multi slam winner to get in. I guess Ivanovic cause she was also number 1 and a top 10 player for awhile.

by Anonymousreply 340October 14, 2021 3:11 PM

@ R338

that is a fabulous list and that guy has my taste in mins

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by Anonymousreply 341October 14, 2021 3:58 PM

Norrie team or Lil’ Diego team?

Young Grigor team or Hubie team?

Kont team or Ons team?

Badass team or Kerber team?

by Anonymousreply 342October 14, 2021 5:35 PM


Bald Grigor (but I think Hubie will win),

Badussy over Kerber (but I think the German will be too hard to hit through on these slow courts)

and Jabeur. I like Kontaveit too though and this new partnership with Tursonov. I hope the winner of this match takes the title.

by Anonymousreply 343October 14, 2021 5:50 PM

Ivanovic, Moya and Ferrero all got to #1 at least. Ivanovic and Ferrero also reached 2 other slam finals while Moya reached 1.

Pennetta does not belong at all. Her career was like Myskina's. Just 1 fluke slam win, no other finals at all and never close to #1 ranking

by Anonymousreply 344October 14, 2021 6:00 PM

I want Hubie to take it. The most bizarre sunshine double ever!

by Anonymousreply 345October 14, 2021 6:50 PM

R340 Moyá and Ferrero were number one two and like Ana, they played more GS finals.

The three have the big disadvantage that their peak was pretty short. Ferrero was very good till he got injured and he was never the same

by Anonymousreply 346October 14, 2021 7:04 PM

Wow Norrie destroyed lil Diego 60 62

by Anonymousreply 347October 14, 2021 7:28 PM

That was a gritty win by Dimitrov, whose breathing continues to look uncomfortable more than a year after his bout with COVID.

by Anonymousreply 348October 14, 2021 10:28 PM

Maybe Grigor is a long hauler but he is playing pretty damn good

by Anonymousreply 349October 14, 2021 10:30 PM

Lil DIego was destroyed by Norrie.

by Anonymousreply 350October 14, 2021 10:57 PM

Norrie kind of goes under the radar because he's not flashy, and doesn't have any great weapons, but he has been seriously impressive this year.

by Anonymousreply 351October 14, 2021 11:26 PM

Grigor's 'young' days are definitely over

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by Anonymousreply 352October 15, 2021 2:15 AM

Day 9 results:

Badosa upsets Kerber 6-4 7-5

Jabeur def. Kontaveit 7-5 6-3

Dimitrov upsets Hurkacz 3-6 6-4 7-6(2)

Norrie upsets Schwartzman 6-0 6-2

by Anonymousreply 353October 15, 2021 2:38 AM

Not today Satan

by Anonymousreply 354October 15, 2021 3:43 AM

Sock's fat ass.

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by Anonymousreply 355October 15, 2021 4:24 AM

I’m disappointed in how Kerber and Kontaveit played. Those two matches were theirs for the taking.

by Anonymousreply 356October 15, 2021 4:46 PM

R356 Badosa had the control of the match almost all the time

by Anonymousreply 357October 15, 2021 7:04 PM

Tsitsipas lost the first set against Basilashvilli.

Zverev is clearly the big favourite of the tournament

by Anonymousreply 358October 15, 2021 7:08 PM

Basilashvili team or Tsitsy team?

Fritz team or A. Zverev team?

by Anonymousreply 359October 15, 2021 7:10 PM

BasilDoubleFaulty and TaylorsOnTheFritz Teams!

by Anonymousreply 360October 15, 2021 7:14 PM

Basil Fawlteamy

by Anonymousreply 361October 15, 2021 7:30 PM

Basilashvili keeping up with Titsy so far. Out of curiosity I tried to find out what was going on with Basilashvili's domestic abuse charges but it actually seems like they've been brushed under the carpet?! There is just nothing.

by Anonymousreply 362October 15, 2021 8:14 PM

Cheaterpiss down. just Slasher to go! Loving how this tourney's working out!

by Anonymousreply 363October 15, 2021 8:26 PM

Daddy Fritz all the way

by Anonymousreply 364October 15, 2021 9:06 PM

seems like Raducanu is already feeling the pressure of winning a slam and people hyping her up. It's understandable obviously

she pulled out of Moscow at the last minute today but is not injured. She just said she is making a scheduling change. She does plan on playing in Romania the following week

by Anonymousreply 365October 15, 2021 10:41 PM

C'mon Vika! You deserve another title!

by Anonymousreply 366October 15, 2021 11:03 PM

Would you assholes lay off Emma? Some of you are acting like if she doesn't win every tournament she enters for the rest of her career she'll be some sort of disappointment. Calm the fuck down and unclench your pearls.

by Anonymousreply 367October 15, 2021 11:15 PM

R367 that's a real overreaction to the reporting that she has pulled out of a tournament without citing an injury. No one expects her to win everything but at the same time the British media is putting lots of pressure on her. That isn't healthy but it's what they do.

by Anonymousreply 368October 15, 2021 11:39 PM

really pleased that Tsitsipas and Zverev are both out

So now it's Norrie vs. Dimitrov and Basilashvili vs. Fritz

I'd prefer if Fritz or Norrie won just because I want a new Masters winner and Dimitrov does have Cincinnati from a few years ago

by Anonymousreply 369October 15, 2021 11:42 PM

Azarenka team or Ostapenko team?

Ons team or Badosa team?

by Anonymousreply 370October 15, 2021 11:51 PM

R365 - I hope Răducanu is going to wear adequate protective gear. I am in Romania and the government collapsed about a week and a half ago. The police and army have disappeared. The infection rate is insane, they are at the top of the list in terms of COVID mortality rate in the world. Some places have run out of death certificates and burial ground. It's pretty creepy and we are counting the days until we get out of here. Don't be surprised if her PR people cancel.

by Anonymousreply 371October 15, 2021 11:56 PM

Taylor! Shit. I can’t believe it!

by Anonymousreply 372October 15, 2021 11:59 PM

R371 government collapsed? what is going on there?

by Anonymousreply 373October 16, 2021 12:09 AM

She announced she would be playing and did the video in Romanian. I think she can't pull out of there because it would be a big blow to the Romanian fans who are expecting her (and they can be quite rowdy lol, if anyone has seen any Fed Cup match involving Romania). Honestly she was busy doing other media engagements and enjoying her new fame to prepare properly for Indian Wells, and after such an early exit she has no chance of qualifying for the YEC. I might have just called it a year and come back next year if I were her, obviously her priorities right now have shifted, she has a tonne of deals coming in, and her coaching situation is still up in the air.

This mens SF lineup is looking very WTA-esque! Unseeded Norrie, Basilashvili, plus Grigor and... Taylor Fritz who has been slumping since he choked to Djokovic in Australia?

Ons Team

Azarenka Team

by Anonymousreply 374October 16, 2021 12:14 AM

Wow, can't believe the German asshole lost! Good for fritz!!

by Anonymousreply 375October 16, 2021 12:45 AM

I think she's been distracted looking for a coach too.

by Anonymousreply 376October 16, 2021 12:53 AM

r371 is either a paid Big Pharma shill (like Sir Andy) and/or severely mentally ill. The majority of Romanians are awake and don't want these death jabs. Their choice.

"Some places have run out of death certificates and burial ground." OK... sure mate. We totally believe you!!

by Anonymousreply 377October 16, 2021 2:47 AM

It's hard to take Ostapenko seriously when she reminds me so much of the younger brother from "The Adventures of Pete & Pete."

by Anonymousreply 378October 16, 2021 3:00 AM

Azarenka wins in three sets, 7-5 in the last set..

by Anonymousreply 379October 16, 2021 3:29 AM

Ons team.

by Anonymousreply 380October 16, 2021 3:45 AM

I love Vika; shame about the noise.

by Anonymousreply 381October 16, 2021 4:11 AM

I don't know why but I've never crushed on Fritz given his looks etc. But now he's my hero, taking out Wifebeater. I'd be ok with him winning this whole thing, though my heart wants Dimitrov.

by Anonymousreply 382October 16, 2021 4:12 AM

Would love to see hot Daddy Fritz win on Sunday!

by Anonymousreply 383October 16, 2021 4:32 AM

Is Fritz a Trumper/Deplorable.

by Anonymousreply 384October 16, 2021 4:34 AM


by Anonymousreply 385October 16, 2021 4:35 AM

Fritz is from a wealthy background, definitely a trump fan. I'm just guessing.

by Anonymousreply 386October 16, 2021 4:39 AM

It's official

Badosa has the hottest bf on tour! His name is Juan is all I know about him. Very handsome and has a nice body. He was in a tank top yesterday

by Anonymousreply 387October 16, 2021 4:52 AM

Day 10 results:

Badosa upsets Jabeur 6-3 6-3

Azarenka upsets Ostapenko 3-6 6-3 7-5

Fritz upsets Zverev 4-6 6-3 7-6(3)

Basilashvili upsets Tsitsipas 6-4 2-6 6-4

by Anonymousreply 388October 16, 2021 5:36 AM

For the 1st time there will not be Top 25 ranked players in the ATP tour Masters 1000 tournament SFs

by Anonymousreply 389October 16, 2021 5:48 AM

I hope this is the beginning of the ATP being wide open. I want the big 3 to play next year but still lose

by Anonymousreply 390October 16, 2021 7:23 AM

[quote]Badosa has the hottest bf on tour! His name is Juan is all I know about him.

Juan Betancourt, he's a model

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by Anonymousreply 391October 16, 2021 8:26 AM

ah interesting, since Badosa's parents were models too.

by Anonymousreply 392October 16, 2021 9:44 AM

Receipts, R384.

Otherwise you're a rancid cunt.

by Anonymousreply 393October 16, 2021 10:40 AM


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by Anonymousreply 394October 16, 2021 10:42 AM

After years of struggling with the pressure Badosa she seems to be reaching her best form, i hope it happens the same with Rebeka Masarova (now spanish former swiss) who has a similar story and this year made the top 200 after starting the year outside top 700.

It's good there are some surprises but i don't want the atp to become the wta

by Anonymousreply 395October 16, 2021 10:43 AM

R391 Proof that women are as superficial as men.

by Anonymousreply 396October 16, 2021 11:42 AM

R396 She is hot too and her previous boyfriend was spanish popular host David Broncano who is not particularly handsome

by Anonymousreply 397October 16, 2021 11:47 AM

It seems Sharapova and Serena are friends again

by Anonymousreply 398October 16, 2021 12:06 PM

Basilashvilli is gorgeous

by Anonymousreply 399October 16, 2021 1:29 PM

R373 - essentially, the progressive party collapsed because the Romanian equivalent of the far right won the majority of votes in parliament in a bid to declare all of their anti-COVID measures (curfew, green pass, mask mandates) null and void. The progressives accuse the Russians of setting up the whole thing. The minister was physically chased put of parliament and things have been getting weird. All law enforcement has vanished from the streets and the city center and busy shopping areas. People are defying the laws and nobody is doing much of anything. It's like a total calm before the storm.

It is now the world leader in COVID deaths in proportion to the population. Americans are advised to leave or not enter the country due to the risk of contagion and, also, due to he fact that the medical system is collapsing under the weight. My roommate and I are vaccinated but we are both kind of in panic mode and thinking of leaving. I have been MIA on here due to work, stress and, because I hosted a wonderful older couple I met at Pride who are from the East Coast but retired in Budapest 10 years ago. At least I got some sex and good company. But overall, stress and panic is the order of the day. I still don't know if Raducanu will come. Things are changing every day and it may not be safe.

by Anonymousreply 400October 16, 2021 1:59 PM

I wonder what life is like for someone as beautiful as Juan Betancourt. Even his name is beautiful. Looks like he recently turned 31.

by Anonymousreply 401October 16, 2021 2:39 PM

He’s probably loaded too with that name

by Anonymousreply 402October 16, 2021 3:48 PM

[quote] Juan Betancourt, he's a model

Of course he is.

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