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Sunday, May 21, 2017

grif <griffin_230@hotmail.com>: May 21 08:24PM +0100

On 21/05/2017 20:10, Pelle Svanslös wrote:
 
>>> Rumors have been swirling around for a couple of weeks now.
 
>> Yep.
 
> I'm always the last to hear these rumours.
 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/tennis/2017/05/08/andre-agassi-could-new-supercoach-reignite-novak-djokovic/
 
Hopefully, it works out well. Tennis needs Nole the Great and Sir Andy back in the mix.
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 09:26PM +0200

> better... full of run-on sentences and large, impenetrable blocks of
> text. I recognize that there is an art to writing, but what he
> perpetrates is pure disrespect for the craft.
 
Your posts are always about insulting someone. Shame.
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jdeluise <jdeluise@gmail.com>: May 21 08:42PM

On Sun, 21 May 2017 21:26:36 +0200, *skriptis wrote:
 
> Your posts are always about insulting someone. Shame.
 
Don't you mean "Sad!" ?
TennisGuy <TGuy@techsavvy.com>: May 21 07:37PM -0400

On 5/21/2017 1:43 PM, rec.sport.tennis wrote:
> Didn't see that coming
 
Zverev is SO... lucky he snatched this win before Agassi came to the camp!
 
Because now Djoker will become totally invincible!
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 09:29PM +0200

> In case you're wondering if the Germans are now going crazy over their next tennis superstar. No, they're not. Most Germans still don't even know that Alex Zverev exists, although this might change now that he's a top ten player. For some obscure reason it seems like Zverev is perceived by some Germans to be half Russian (which he's not) while Kerber is considered as German (although she is in fact half Polish).
 
 
Isn't Zverev 100% Russian, not just half?
 
 
 
 
 
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 09:39PM +0200

>> > In case you're wondering if the Germans are now going crazy over their next tennis superstar. No, they're not. Most Germans still don't even know that Alex Zverev exists, although this might change now that he's a top ten player. For some obscure reason it seems like Zverev is perceived by some Germans to be half Russian (which he's not) while Kerber is considered as German (although she is in fact half Polish).
 
>> thought Zverev was 100% Russian, not just half.
 
> Serena is 100 % African and still Americans support her.
 
 
I doubt it. US blacks are rarely 100% Africans, it's almost
impossible.
 
 
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 09:38PM +0200


> If you consider Zverev to be Russian, then Roanic is Serbian
> just like his comrade Djoker.
> Only difference is that Djoker didn't desert his country.
 
 
Well Raonic was a baby when they moved, and to be fair, Canada did
provide for him so has to pay back by playing for them. People
understand his obligation and he explained that many times so no
one is angry at him.
 
He has a somewhat foreign accent, even when he speaks Serbo-Croatian.
 
https://youtu.be/uuNg-uFMtgc
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 21 01:48PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 12:16:16 PM UTC-4, The Iceberg wrote:
> > > Yes he was my tip, while all the Fedfans said Thiem!
 
> > Changing horses in midstream again? LOL!
 
> have long touted Zverev out of the new guys.
 
Even if a so-called 'out of sorts' Nadal crushed him.
jdeluise <jdeluise@gmail.com>: May 21 08:53PM

On Sun, 21 May 2017 21:39:25 +0200, *skriptis wrote:
 
 
>> Serena is 100 % African and still Americans support her.
 
> I doubt it. US blacks are rarely 100% Africans, it's almost
> impossible.
 
I doubt the vast majority of us are 100% anything...
calimero377@gmx.de: May 21 02:53PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 10:53:43 PM UTC+2, jdeluise wrote:
 
> > I doubt it. US blacks are rarely 100% Africans, it's almost
> > impossible.
 
> I doubt the vast majority of us are 100% anything...
 
Zverev was born in Germany. Same as McEnroe.
 
Max
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 11:54PM +0200


>> I doubt it. US blacks are rarely 100% Africans, it's almost
>> impossible.
 
> I doubt the vast majority of us are 100% anything...
 
As long as we're 95% or more it's fine.
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 11:55PM +0200

>> > impossible.
 
>> I doubt the vast majority of us are 100% anything...
 
> Zverev was born in Germany. Same as McEnroe.
 
 
Good point. Neither is German.
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Jason White <infiniti_g35_guy88@yahoo.com>: May 21 03:51PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:22:24 AM UTC-7, TennisGuy wrote:
 
> If you consider Zverev to be Russian, then Roanic is Serbian
> just like his comrade Djoker.
> Only difference is that Djoker didn't desert his country.
 
Zverev's ethnicity is Russian. Nationality German. Why is this so difficult? For Dimitrov: ethnicity Russian, nationality Bulgarian. Raonic: Serb / Canadian.
SliceAndDice <vishalkn@gmail.com>: May 21 03:51PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:28:43 AM UTC-4, The Iceberg wrote:
> Yes he was my tip, while all the Fedfans said Thiem!
 
I actually feel a bit bad for Thiem. He was the one on fire during the clay season and even gets a big win over Nadal, and then Zverev comes and wins the big one out of nowhere. Big step for the young guy. This is called taking advantage of the moment.
SliceAndDice <vishalkn@gmail.com>: May 21 03:53PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:27:08 PM UTC-4, The Iceberg wrote:
 
> > Both his parents were Russian - Aleksandr snr. & Irina. Both were
> > also professional tennis players.
 
> he's 100% Russian then.
 
Umm no. He was born and brought up in Germany and has said he identifies as German.
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 22 01:19AM +0200

>> just like his comrade Djoker.
>> Only difference is that Djoker didn't desert his country.
 
> Zverev's ethnicity is Russian. Nationality German. Why is this so difficult? For Dimitrov: ethnicity Russian, nationality Bulgarian. Raonic: Serb / Canadian.
 
Where did you come up with Dimitrov being Russian? Never heard of
it, and his name isn't Russian either.
 
Grigor vs Grigoriy
and
Dimitrov vs Dmitrov/Dmitriyev etc
 
 
Rst is so full of fake news these days. ;)
 
 
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 22 01:20AM +0200


>> he's 100% Russian then.
 
> Umm no. He was born and brought up in Germany and has said he identifies as German.
 
You have transvestites with dicks saying they feel like females.
Ok, we respect their feelings. But we discuss facts here.

 
 
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 11:30PM +0200

GS+atpfinals+masters+oly
 
50 - Federer (18+6+26+0)
47 - Djokovic (12+5+30+0)
45 - Nadal (14+0+30+1)
20 - Murray (3+1+14+2)
4 - Wawrinka (3+0+1+0)
2 - Cilic (1+0+1+0)
2 - Tsonga (0+0+2+0)
1 - del Potro (1+0+0+0)
1 - Haas (0+0+1+0)
1 - Berdych (0+0+1+0)
1 - Robredo (0+0+1+0)
1 - Ferrer (0+0+1+0)
1 - Zverev (0+0+1+0)
 
 
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RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 21 01:40PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 5:30:03 AM UTC-4, *skriptis wrote:
> Nadal?
 
> Good for Federer that he's done it, brought him a slam, but he's
> hardly an innovator here.
 
A legacy match against an arch rival, who was steadily rising (read: peaking). A loss for Federer would have been devastating. The pressure would have been immense.
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 21 01:45PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 11:08:03 AM UTC-4, The Iceberg wrote:
 
> > LOL. What a maroon.
 
> > Thiem did in Rome exactly what Fed did in AO, IW and MIA. He stepped inside the baseline and whacked that precise crosscourt backhand to Rafa's FH corner OVER AND OVER again. And just like against Fed, Rafa had no answer. No plan B. It's a foolproof strategy. If the whole tour catches up it to it, Rafa will be gone. Fed has shown the way.
 
> yeah! Thiem did exactly the same as Fed at the AO, he played an out of sorts Nadal!
 
I notice you are trying to insinuate your 'out of sorts' idea again. After keeping quiet for fear of being laughed in your face.
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 21 01:32PM -0700

On Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 6:56:12 AM UTC-4, Manuel aka Xax wrote:
 
> In that list, I'll pick NCYGS.
> Was the first to achieve this, then followed by two other giants of the game.
 
> To me this 2017 AO should be it that list, huge huge match, with absolutely incredible points (and *that* third set from Federer was divine)...
 
I would make it 'THAT FIFTH set'. Gloom for Federer fans at the beginning followed by rising hopes when Federer almost broke Nadal back in the second and fourth games, jubilation when he actually does it to draw level in the sixth game, continuing optimism when he consolidates the break by keep his serve in the seventh game, wild frenzy when he breaks Nadal again in the eighth, some nervous moments in the ninth before he clinches the 18th slam. Blistering FHs, 'nuclear' BHs, nonchalant flicks that caught Nadal napping, occasionally forays to the net as a surprise tactic, super serves when in trouble, the fifth set had everything. Just incredible. If there were any lingering doubts, he just dispelled those in a span of twenty minutes.
 
> Facing his well proved worst matchup, being down a break in the decider, Fed's age...
> It had a lot to be part of your list.
> IMO, it had too many aspects not to be part of such list.
 
It should be his best win in his career.
"Pelle Svanslös" <pelle@svans.los>: May 21 10:57PM +0300

Look who's buddies with the Saudis!
 
https://qzprod.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/ap_17140648366652.jpg?quality=80&strip=all&w=1600
 
1) Trump wants to fight the ISIS with the Russkies.
2) Trump is siding against the Shias, Russkie's pals, who fight ISIS.
3) Trump is hobnobbing with the Saudis who finance ISIS.
 
Ha ha ha ha ha ha.
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 10:07PM +0200

> 2) Trump is siding against the Shias, Russkie's pals, who fight ISIS.
> 3) Trump is hobnobbing with the Saudis who finance ISIS.
 
> Ha ha ha ha ha ha.
 
 
Trump is great. Support all 3 points.
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"Pelle Svanslös" <pelle@svans.los>: May 21 10:38PM +0300

"I think that maybe I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for Twitter," Trump
told Fox News in March.
 
"It's a very bad thing, Twitter's role in that," Williams said. "If it's
true that he wouldn't be president if it weren't for Twitter, then yeah,
I'm sorry."
 
"I thought once everybody could speak freely and exchange information
and ideas, the world is automatically going to be a better place,"
Williams said. "I was wrong about that."
 
http://fortune.com/2017/05/21/donald-trump-twitter-evan-williams/
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 21 09:41PM +0200

> and ideas, the world is automatically going to be a better place,"
> Williams said. "I was wrong about that."
 
> http://fortune.com/2017/05/21/donald-trump-twitter-evan-williams/
 
 
So more censorship is to be expected. Nothing new from the "liberals".
 
 
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