View Full Version : Can someone explain sandbagging?

01-24-2007, 06:41 PM
I am new to this talk of how people are "sandbagging" in tournaments. What is sandbagging? :confused:

01-24-2007, 06:49 PM
I think it's when people over rate or under rate themselves to make the tournaments blah and stuff. But then I'm not 100% sure.

01-25-2007, 12:32 AM
Generally speaking, in the context of league and tournament tennis, sandbagging is the descriptive name for the act of a player playing below their real capability (usually winning matches, but by closer margins than theyreally should be) . . . with the objective of keeping their tennis rating at a (lower) level where they are more likely to win. To me, it's despicable!

01-25-2007, 01:11 AM
it's when you kick somebody in the groin.

01-26-2007, 12:02 PM
it is usually used in flood prevention..... next question please

01-27-2007, 04:47 AM
In juniors, it is also when a player should be playing up a division but continues to play at a lower division so that they can obtain the hardware.