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babbette
06-24-2009, 04:02 AM
I've been watching some. I don't know if i'm missing something but it seems to me they don't warm up before the match. Any reasons why?

tintin
06-24-2009, 04:04 AM
I've been watching some. I don't know if i'm missing something but it seems to me they don't warm up before the match. Any reasons why?

WRONG!
they do

babbette
06-24-2009, 04:05 AM
WRONG!
they do

do they? any clips?

tintin
06-24-2009, 04:08 AM
do they? any clips?

no but I've been to countless tournaments in Europe and the States where I've seen Sharapova
S and V Williams
Mauresmo
Henin
Clijsters
Davenport all warm-up before matches and they still do
as a matter of fact,Venus and Serena have warmed each other up before matches

Gorecki
06-24-2009, 04:08 AM
because they are hot ?

jelle v
06-24-2009, 04:12 AM
because they are hot ?

:lol: :lol:

But seriously, they do warm up..

VGP
06-24-2009, 04:15 AM
Probably due to time constraints, the warmups haven't been televised and you just haven't come across them.

It's protocol. The players go on court and set down their stuff, they come to net, the official explains the match conditions, coin toss, winner chooses serve/return/receiving end/let the opponent choose, then 5 minute warm-up, official calls time, play begins......

babbette
06-24-2009, 04:24 AM
Probably due to time constraints, the warmups haven't been televised and you just haven't come across them.

It's protocol. The players go on court and set down their stuff, they come to net, the official explains the match conditions, coin toss, winner chooses serve/return/receiving end/let the opponent choose, then 5 minute warm-up, official calls time, play begins......

thank you.

eagle
06-24-2009, 04:27 AM
They warm up in advance of the actual matches. See some of the practice videos in youtube especially those posted by FYB.

When they get to the match, they are warmed up already.

r,
eagle

FlamEnemY
06-24-2009, 04:32 AM
Because they are warming up their voice cords*.