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Re: Tennis Random, Random (On Court)

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ti-amie wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 1:35 am
Bruno has always been a class act.
Most people don't know who he is because he's been a 'doubles specialist' for a long time... but he's one of the most respectable and respected players on the tour.
A very down to Earth and genuinely nice guy. He'll be missed.
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ponchi101 wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:10 am If Collins starts the 2nd week of the US Open with no clothing sponsor, somebody really has to slap her team.
I mean, I COULD market this girl. And I can't sell ice to a Bedouin.
I wonder if she even have an agent. Usually a player can get a short-term patch deal if they go deep in a tournament.
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Deuce wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:03 am
ti-amie wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 1:35 am
Bruno has always been a class act.
Most people don't know who he is because he's been a 'doubles specialist' for a long time... but he's one of the most respectable and respected players on the tour.
A very down to Earth and genuinely nice guy. He'll be missed.
I guess he's going all in on his acai business, Oakberry.
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ponchi101 wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:10 am If Collins starts the 2nd week of the US Open with no clothing sponsor, somebody really has to slap her team.
I mean, I COULD market this girl. And I can't sell ice to a Bedouin.
She needs to learn to smile ..
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ashkor87 wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:37 pm
ponchi101 wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:10 am If Collins starts the 2nd week of the US Open with no clothing sponsor, somebody really has to slap her team.
I mean, I COULD market this girl. And I can't sell ice to a Bedouin.
She needs to learn to smile ..
She smiles. While eating a small child.
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If you don't get even a clothing deal as #2-#3 US player and a GS finalist something must be wrong with you on the personal level or you totally don't care. Is Pegula having any sponsorship deals?
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Suliso wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:48 pm If you don't get even a clothing deal as #2-#3 US player and a GS finalist something must be wrong with you on the personal level or you totally don't care. Is Pegula having any sponsorship deals?
Pegula is fully clothed in Adidas. I don't know if she has any other sponsorships.
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meganfernandez wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:28 pm
ponchi101 wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 2:10 am If Collins starts the 2nd week of the US Open with no clothing sponsor, somebody really has to slap her team.
I mean, I COULD market this girl. And I can't sell ice to a Bedouin.
I wonder if she even have an agent. Usually a player can get a short-term patch deal if they go deep in a tournament.
Before her USO final against Evert (1978, I think), Pam Shriver was approached by a clothing company to wear their product. A one match deal was proposed. It was not an insignificant amount.
Shriver declined because she was still mulling her amateur status, but she obviously was fully signed after the match, when she turned pro.
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I kinda think you shouldn't be allowed to verbally assault Fergus Murphy and other chair umpires simply because they won't roll over, worship you, and take your crap simply because you're the #1 American and frustrated by the fact you can no longer compete at the highest level.
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dryrunguy wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 8:57 pm I kinda think you shouldn't be allowed to verbally assault Fergus Murphy and other chair umpires simply because they won't roll over, worship you, and take your crap simply because you're the #1 American and frustrated by the fact you can no longer compete at the highest level.
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dryrunguy wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 8:57 pm I kinda think you shouldn't be allowed to verbally assault Fergus Murphy and other chair umpires simply because they won't roll over, worship you, and take your crap simply because you're the #1 American and frustrated by the fact you can no longer compete at the highest level.
You lost me there. Who did this? Is this in relation to Andy's post?
About Andy. Why even bother with something nobody is bothered about? It is not as if servers are dominating the game.
And talk about adding more DF's. Just what the crowd wants to see.
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It's one of the topics US tennis obsesses about for no apparent reason Ponchi. I've heard people voice the sentiment before. It's kind of like US announcers were all talking about "the shape of the ball" when referring to the height of the ball when it goes over the net. No one outside of the US really cares or uses that phrase.
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ponchi101 wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 10:01 pm
dryrunguy wrote: Sun Sep 04, 2022 8:57 pm I kinda think you shouldn't be allowed to verbally assault Fergus Murphy and other chair umpires simply because they won't roll over, worship you, and take your crap simply because you're the #1 American and frustrated by the fact you can no longer compete at the highest level.
You lost me there. Who did this? Is this in relation to Andy's post?
About Andy. Why even bother with something nobody is bothered about? It is not as if servers are dominating the game.
And talk about adding more DF's. Just what the crowd wants to see.
Sorry. I thought Andy's tumultuous relationship with Fergus Murphy (and others) was pretty well documented--especially later in his career.

I like Andy. But I didn't like him late in his career. Of course, it doesn't seem like such a big deal now because, since then, we've inherited... Nick.
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Ah, ok. I thought you were talking about something recent.
Yes, I remember Andy's petulance towards some chair umpires. One of the reasons he never became a heavy favorite to me.
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