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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Patrick Kehoe <pkehoe@telus.net>: May 13 08:50AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 8:36:16 AM UTC-7, Patrick Kehoe wrote:
 
> Since Nole's into life coaching and self-enlightenment as much as tennis these days... Rafa's teaching Nole: Every day is a new day!
 
> :)
 
> P
 
Can Nole make a stand late in the second... show his fighting spirit?
 
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Gracchus <gracchado@gmail.com>: May 13 08:53AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 8:50:15 AM UTC-7, Patrick Kehoe wrote:
 
> > :)
 
> > P
 
> Can Nole make a stand late in the second... show his fighting spirit?
 
His fighting spirit died the moment he said "I do."
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 09:06AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11:53:21 AM UTC-4, Gracchus wrote:
 
> > > P
 
> > Can Nole make a stand late in the second... show his fighting spirit?
 
> His fighting spirit died the moment he said "I do."
 
Good one.
Patrick Kehoe <pkehoe@telus.net>: May 13 09:12AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 8:53:21 AM UTC-7, Gracchus wrote:
 
> > > P
 
> > Can Nole make a stand late in the second... show his fighting spirit?
 
> His fighting spirit died the moment he said "I do."
 
The talk that his parents have fallen out with his wife seems to be like a festering wound... trouble on the home front... his 'commitment to self-improvement'... firing his team/cleaning house... a lot of impactful issues swirling around Novak these days... the mind takes time to process the problematic/the traumatic... without mental focus elite sports becomes a crucible... especially for champions who 'live' within that perceptive validation and flourish there/expect to thrive there... taken away, the consequential disorientation can be profound... How will Nole recast his champions head-space???
 
...
 
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TT <ascii@dprk.kp>: May 13 07:21PM +0300

13.5.2017, 18:36, Patrick Kehoe kirjoitti:
 
> Since Nole's into life coaching and self-enlightenment as much as tennis these days... Rafa's teaching Nole: Every day is a new day!
 
> :)
 
> P
 
I'm sure Marco and Pepe will figure out the cure. ;-P
 
Terrible 1st set from Djokovic, while he improved in set 2 and Rafa was
a bit tight. Important win for Rafa mentally!
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 08:55AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3:30:32 AM UTC-4, Whisper wrote:
 
> Depends what you mean by mistaken. If mistaken = correct then you're right.
 
Shut up, W! Have some humility to acknowledge mistakes and learn when someone like Gracchus teaches you. It is not a big deal.
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 08:59AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11:16:09 AM UTC-4, Gracchus wrote:
 
> > > Perhaps FF should have checked definitions of both words before saying that I was. A person may cower, but not be "cowered by" someone else.
 
> > For all intensive purposes it's the same thing.
 
> You mean for all "intents and purposes." And no, it isn't. Are you sure there are schools in Australia, or is this just a Whisper issue?
 
'intensive purposes' is terrible usage, but the miraculous word 'pedant' often gives W an escape route! He has used that word in the past to wriggle out.
Whisper <beaver999@ozemail.com>: May 14 02:21AM +1000

On 14/05/2017 1:16 AM, Gracchus wrote:
 
>>> Perhaps FF should have checked definitions of both words before saying that I was. A person may cower, but not be "cowered by" someone else.
 
>> For all intensive purposes it's the same thing.
 
> You mean for all "intents and purposes."
 
No I meant 'intrinsic purposes'.
 
You seem to be doing your upmost to signal out minor grammatical issues.
 
You don't have to ease drop on all my posts.
 
Your break away seems to have given you a new leash on life.
 
You're very disingenuine. When all is set & done we're here to talk
about tennis.
 
: )
stephenJ <sjaros3@cox.net>: May 13 11:00AM -0500

Very impressive. Floyd Mayweather - like.
 
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Patrick Kehoe <pkehoe@telus.net>: May 13 09:07AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:01:01 AM UTC-7, StephenJ wrote:
> Very impressive. Floyd Mayweather - like.
 
I can't believe you just made that comparison... that aside :)... it was impressive... Rafa rampant, yes indeed...
 
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Gracchus <gracchado@gmail.com>: May 13 09:09AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:07:20 AM UTC-7, Patrick Kehoe wrote:
> On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:01:01 AM UTC-7, StephenJ wrote:
 
> > Very impressive. Floyd Mayweather - like.
 
> I can't believe you just made that comparison...
 
Glad to know I'm not the only one who winced.
stephenJ <sjaros3@cox.net>: May 13 11:15AM -0500

> On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:01:01 AM UTC-7, StephenJ wrote:
>> Very impressive. Floyd Mayweather - like.
 
> I can't believe you just made that comparison... that aside :)... it was impressive... Rafa rampant, yes > >indeed...
 
It's a comparison I've made before. IMO, both Nadal and FM are wrongly
characterized as 'defensive' players. In truth, they are well balanced
between offense and defense, it's just that they do put defense first.
 
Like Floyd, when Nadal is at his best, he often spends the first few
games of a match playing defense, the point seemingly to impress on the
opponent that his game can't hurt him, that he can handle anything the
other guy's got. Once he does that, which demoralizes the opponent, then
without sacrificing that defense, he starts to throw in his stinging
offensive shots. The net result is usually a 12-0 shutout or something
close, like we saw today. Joker was demoralized from about game 4 onwards.
 
 
Joker was demoralized
 
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Patrick Kehoe <pkehoe@telus.net>: May 13 09:18AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 9:15:17 AM UTC-7, StephenJ wrote:
> without sacrificing that defense, he starts to throw in his stinging
> offensive shots. The net result is usually a 12-0 shutout or something
> close, like we saw today. Joker was demoralized from about game 4 onwards.
 
You don't REALLY want to have a boxing debate with me, do you?
 
:))))
 
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"rec.sport.tennis" <rec.sport.tennis@gmail.com>: May 13 04:08PM

Nadal's playing well but he's not the force he used to be. Djokovic is in
crisis.
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 09:15AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 12:08:55 PM UTC-4, rec.sport.tennis wrote:
> Nadal's playing well but he's not the force he used to be. Djokovic is in
> crisis.
 
Classic WoO presenting itself. Everyone gets the benevolent aspect of the ubiquitous WoO. This is not to say that Nadal is ordinary, he is a phenomenon.
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 09:12AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:28:21 AM UTC-4, bob wrote:
> >nadal majority of the time, i don't even hesitate to think it.
> >no proof needed for that opinion."
 
> bob
 
But I never proclaimed that Federer will beat Sampras. I have acknowledged Sampras's super game and that the W 2001 loss was a one-off. And I am serious about my statement. You need to read posts carefully. You say in one post you can't make up your mind, yet you say soon in another post something else. And then, you have started imagining things up recently as well.
Patrick Kehoe <pkehoe@telus.net>: May 13 08:59AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:26:12 AM UTC-7, The Iceberg wrote:
 
> > W: Rafa Nadal
 
> > By Troll Tennis.
 
> Murray's draw is fairly easy after Fabio, but that won't matter, it's down to him and whether he can be bothered playing.
 
How do you 'read' Murray's current mindset/form? He's looked like he's trying, but, his normally smothering return game doesn't seem up to par, yet... And he's not striking the forehand with as much authority as he was 6 months ago... What is your take on Murray?
 
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stephenJ <sjaros3@cox.net>: May 13 11:01AM -0500

Well done, thanks.
 
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RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 09:03AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 5:26:12 AM UTC-4, The Iceberg wrote:
 
> > W: Rafa Nadal
 
> > By Troll Tennis.
 
> Murray's draw is fairly easy after Fabio, but that won't matter, it's down to him and whether he can be bothered playing.
 
Murray will play peak tennis at the FO.
*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 13 05:37PM +0200

> |
 
> Huh? His father is drunk....
 
> FF
 
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 13 05:51PM +0200


> IF, and who really knows, but if Nole's as much 'into' self-enlightenment as he is being a professional tennis player, well, he's going to find it ROUGH out there at the very elite/championship level... because without absolute commitment and focus to all the detailing that makes for a champion's routine/technical facility of play/performance, you just cannot contend...
 
> He'll need to make decisions soon... decisions that lay down principles and routines and connections... he'll need to order the experimental chaos of his mind - IF he wants to remain at the top of the tennis world...
 
> P
 
That's why I say his father should act. He's the only person left
that could be an authority for Novak.
 
But if the rumors are to be true, his wife and parents have
estranged relations.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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*skriptis <skriptis@post.t-com.hr>: May 13 05:38PM +0200

> knew she intentionally doped, that would change.
 
> "oriental sense of humor?" ????
 
> bob
 
 
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John Liang <jliang70@gmail.com>: May 13 08:45AM -0700

On Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 1:29:46 AM UTC+10, Whisper wrote:
 
> I don't deny Fed's tennis talent at all. In pure tennis terms he has to
> be top 15, maybe top 10. Easily the most talented of this era, bar Stan
> on his hottest days.
 
Stan's more talent than Federer on his hottest days, I now know why you think Roddick was Sampras on steroid.
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 08:46AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:39:52 AM UTC-4, bob wrote:
 
> agassi's CGS and sampras' venture to "slam counting" both happened
> about 1999. last yr of the decade.
 
> we've had 3 guys do it (and 1 more is very close) in a 7 year stretch.
 
who? name him.
 
> who peaked from 05-2012, another 7 year stretch, make 18, 14, 12
> slams. unprecedented stuff.
 
> something "fishy" in the air. :-)
 
Tsk tsk. An electrical engineer bereft of random processes backing. You only work with circuits? I could drill a strong stochastic regimen into you in two months.
 
 
RaspingDrive <raspingdrive@gmail.com>: May 13 08:50AM -0700

On Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 7:40:42 AM UTC-4, bob wrote:
 
> >Nope. Let's visit it when it happens.
 
> you're already in damage control mode.
 
> bob
 
Along with your recently-detected memory loss, a vivid imagination (read: delusions) has come to RST attention! Read my response to Shakes where I said the same thing. We can revisit the topic (Murray, Stan) after it is achieved.
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