General Discussion: The Tennis Appreciation Thread


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smith
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posted 15 Jul 2019 17:24, edited 15 Jul 2019 17:24
carl lewis wrote: Fed and Williams need to call it a day now Cool

They are going to be playing into their late 40s just to stop anyone thinking about taking more Grand Slams than them.

Successful Wimbledon for the GOAT. Stopped Mr. One Surface Wonder getting just 1 away and Djok still 4 away. Ubercool
joeyjojo
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4217 posts since 24/8/06

15 Jul 2019 17:58
How was it successful ? He lost to Djokovic !!!!!!!
smith
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15 Jul 2019 18:09
At 37 years of age he did well to stop one of them. Turns 38 next month !!!!!!
carl lewis
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23910 posts since 14/10/04

15 Jul 2019 18:44
People are starting to remember them from their losses now.
stoney
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17512 posts since 22/1/05

15 Jul 2019 18:44
Carl that’s like saying to Messi hang up the boots now !
smith
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10901 posts since 5/5/04

15 Jul 2019 18:51
I'm just surprised that the GOAT is still able to compete at such a high level. Took a guy almost 6 years his junior the full distance yesterday.
Brian Damage
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7996 posts since 21/10/03

15 Jul 2019 22:59
Even if fed won and got to 21, I couldn't see him add more after that. Nadal will pick up French every year for a few years and novak a couple each year for the next few years if they stay healthy, both surpassing 21 majors when all is done.
fudge.dredd
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posted 4 Sep 2019 14:24, edited 4 Sep 2019 14:24
Nice quick earner.




carl lewis
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23910 posts since 14/10/04

1 Apr 2020 15:08
Wimbledon gone
stoney
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17512 posts since 22/1/05

1 Apr 2020 18:05
Gutted but writing was on the wall. Be interesting to see is up open goes ahead.
stoney
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1 Apr 2020 18:05
Has golf open cancelled ?
MrW
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2684 posts since 1/8/11

2 Apr 2020 21:00
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No decision yet.

I live in Sandwich and was due to rent our house for the Open out but pulled the plug on it when c19 started to kick off. Most people I know locally have done similar and think it'll be canned which will a huge loss for the area, council had just spent a fortune upgrading the railway station to handle the crowds.