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klementine79
07-14-2009, 08:40 PM
You give-up your crack habit to buy more racquets.... :)






continue in good fun......

harrychiu012
07-14-2009, 08:47 PM
you go to youtube on your spare time to watch tennis highlights.

when you have tennis balls in your trunk, under your seat.

klementine79
07-14-2009, 08:52 PM
Your girlfriend wakes up with a black eye because of your convulsions during R.E.M. dreaming of a volley.....

Team_Volkl
07-14-2009, 08:58 PM
Your girlfriend wakes up with a black eye because of your convulsions during R.E.M. dreaming of a volley.....

When you...

Don't even have a girlfriend.

fattsoo
07-14-2009, 09:02 PM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a semi-western forehand

klementine79
07-14-2009, 09:07 PM
You offer to give a ride to your stringer after his colonoscopy...

Dark_Angel85
07-14-2009, 09:10 PM
when you get up in the wee mornings, to hit the courts...

... come back, bathe, wash-up, and wait for it to reach 4pm to play again

klementine79
07-14-2009, 09:25 PM
You still have conversations with your high school tennis coach...... even though he died 10 years ago.

ryushen21
07-14-2009, 09:31 PM
You play more than three times a week.

You frequently proposition the students at the school where you work to hit.

You have or have wanted to throw a racquet at the wall for a bad shot that you hit.

You drag a friend who has never played onto the courts because you don't want to hit with a wall and/or can't afford the ball machine that day.

Dgpsx7
07-14-2009, 09:37 PM
when you are taking naps but have not totally fell asleep yet you dream about different string setups.

Kemitak
07-14-2009, 09:38 PM
...When you post threads like this in the racquets forum?

Toxicmilk
07-14-2009, 09:42 PM
When you consider it worthwhile to argue with complete strangers over the net for days on end about whether Fed is GOAT or not.

klementine79
07-14-2009, 09:49 PM
You actually watch the tennis channel not showing tennis.

nBladed
07-14-2009, 09:52 PM
.... you start taking naps with your racquets

woong69
07-14-2009, 09:52 PM
When you classify people around you in two groups;

People who play

People who don't

nBladed
07-14-2009, 09:53 PM
.... you start taking your racquets in the bathroom with you so you can look at them when you are taking a crap.

ir0-ed
07-14-2009, 10:09 PM
when you start calling balls out when clearly they were in :twisted:

vbranis
07-14-2009, 10:13 PM
You begin using tennis similes and metaphors during activities that have nothing to do with tennis (i.e. "this restaurant is as overrated as Gulbis" or "Pamela Anderson is faker than Karlovic's paintjob") and end up confusing everyone.

You can say "come on" in various languages.

You mimick stroke motions in public.

Your room looks like a tennis warehouse (no pun intended).

NickH87
07-14-2009, 10:43 PM
Work in a sports store and purposely find a loose tennis ball and bounce it around all day, stare at the racquets in the tennis aisle when theres nothing to do, and drool when new sticks come in. We just got the youteks in the other day lol.

anirut
07-14-2009, 11:28 PM
When you setup a tennis website/forum ... like I did!!

BreakPoint
07-15-2009, 01:20 AM
When you become a Talk Tennis Guru. ;)

Gorecki
07-15-2009, 01:27 AM
when you look at your spaghetti with tomato sauce and you think

"hum.. Pro Red Code"....

AlpineCadet
07-15-2009, 01:27 AM
You give-up your crack habit to buy more racquets.... :)






continue in good fun......

Luy from Shatto Park has been dealing with this issue for at least 3 years now. Just this past week, he switched from his PD to the kBlade, and it's probably never going to end for him.

MarrratSafin
07-15-2009, 03:55 AM
You begin using tennis similes and metaphors during activities that have nothing to do with tennis (i.e. "this restaurant is as overrated as Gulbis" or "Pamela Anderson is faker than Karlovic's paintjob") and end up confusing everyone.

You can say "come on" in various languages.

You mimick stroke motions in public.

Your room looks like a tennis warehouse (no pun intended).

Brilliant. Spot on with all!:)

martinrousev
07-15-2009, 04:24 AM
...when you haven't seen your non playing friends for months.
...when you don't have a single pair of socks without clay stains.
...when you try to slice the ball while playing beach volleyball with friends.
...when you take your tennis bag with you everywhere just in case.
...when you include tennis in your pick up lines.

aimr75
07-15-2009, 04:32 AM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a semi-western forehand

:lol: made me laugh..

neverstopplaying
07-15-2009, 05:23 AM
... when you get depressed when it rains.

stoo
07-15-2009, 06:28 AM
.... when your're at the office, you spend more time on TW than you do doing your work.

Whoops, gotta run, boss is coming.

masterjoe
07-15-2009, 07:53 AM
When you start using "Federer" or "Nadal" as email passwords.

jsomrak
07-15-2009, 08:18 AM
when after 22 years of not playing you lose 25 lbs of muscle, run 5 miles three - four times a week use weight machines not free weights, because you don't want to get big. use 3 different kinds if frames with 6 different strings. buy a stringer for yourself knowing the best youll ever be is maybe a 5.0 player. and even with much scrutiny from family and friend give them all the finger in the name if tennis!

zapvor
07-15-2009, 08:30 AM
you go to youtube on your spare time to watch tennis highlights.

when you have tennis balls in your trunk, under your seat.

this is me! haha

red7flag
07-15-2009, 08:34 AM
When you boss gives you "tennisguy" as a password. This just happened to me.
Tony

mlp
07-15-2009, 08:51 AM
When you turn your GF down for sex so you can get up early tomorrow to play tennis...

TnTBigman
07-15-2009, 08:54 AM
+1

when you mimic stroke motions in any situation. randomly. thats definetly a tennis addict.

me.

dadozen
07-15-2009, 09:27 AM
When you consider it worthwhile to argue with complete strangers over the net for days on end about whether Fed is GOAT or not.

100% agreed.

.... you start taking naps with your racquets

LMFAO, I've done this already. More than once actually!!!:lol:

shaysrebelII
07-15-2009, 09:40 AM
...when you have Vince Spadea's music on your iPod.

rasajadad
07-15-2009, 09:42 AM
You're sad after the French and Wimbledon because there's no good tennis on TV at 5AM.

StringingIrvine
07-15-2009, 09:43 AM
.... when your're at the office, you spend more time on TW than you do doing your work.

Whoops, gotta run, boss is coming.

so true.


When you see someone wear a pair of barricades in random places, restaurants, grocery store, at the mall, just walking, etc you think "i bet that person plays, i wonder if they wanna hit.

amx13
07-15-2009, 09:53 AM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a semi-western forehand

ROFL, thas one was great :)...

when you actually get sad when you win a match...because you know you will have to wait another 24 hrs to get back on the court

Kick Serve 14
07-15-2009, 10:00 AM
you wake up at 6 am to watch world team tennis...

coolblue123
07-15-2009, 10:03 AM
start swinging with ur tennis racquet everywhere in your house.

when its "bring your kid to work day," u bring your racquet.

Kick Serve 14
07-15-2009, 10:10 AM
...when you have Vince Spadea's music on your iPod.

you do too?

ronalditop
07-15-2009, 10:23 AM
when you have a test tomorrow and instead of studying you go air swinging in your room.

Klatu Verata Necktie
07-15-2009, 10:34 AM
You offer to give a ride to your stringer after his colonoscopy...

. . . when you offer to give your stringer a colonoscopy.

powerslave
07-15-2009, 10:34 AM
When you blow up coupla hundred $s on racket Demos and end up buying the you never demo'd just because a certain player uses it.

You start missing baseball or basketball games with your friends and rather enjoy hitting some balls all alone on a WALL.

zapvor
07-15-2009, 11:33 AM
so true.


When you see someone wear a pair of barricades in random places, restaurants, grocery store, at the mall, just walking, etc you think "i bet that person plays, i wonder if they wanna hit.

yes! i actually ask them, and mot of the time they are freaked out.

schap02
07-15-2009, 11:38 AM
yes! i actually ask them, and mot of the time they are freaked out.

I agree or you size that person up based on their tennis outfit - whether they're a player or simply a fan!

schap02
07-15-2009, 11:39 AM
When you have "hitting friends" "match friends" and practice partners that take the place of all your previous "drinking buddies"

Simple choice - turn your tennis friends into your new drinking crew

ALSO- when you stop by the local used sporting goods store and dream about an old Pro Staff (or other rare gem) coming in from someone's garage...

stoo
07-15-2009, 12:09 PM
[QUOTE=coolblue123;3695044]start swinging with ur tennis racquet everywhere in your house.



Holy Cr*p! I do this constantly! I can't even watch tv without the damn thing beside me.

Spartan
07-15-2009, 12:26 PM
.... you start taking your racquets in the bathroom with you so you can look at them when you are taking a crap.

Hey....I only did that because it was new racquet!

SharkysMV1
07-15-2009, 12:52 PM
When people look at you weird when they overhear you ask someone if they wanna hit around

Vermillion
07-15-2009, 04:31 PM
when you put ntrp ratings as your contacts' last name on your phone if they play tennis

Thepowerofchoice
07-15-2009, 04:54 PM
When you pick your butt on purpose in public so you can be cool like Nadal.

anirut
07-15-2009, 06:38 PM
When you pick your butt on purpose in public so you can be cool like Nadal.

ROFL ... :lol:

tennis_
07-15-2009, 06:55 PM
when you go into a pro shop and feel like a little kid in a candy store :shock:

tribunal4555
07-15-2009, 06:56 PM
When you pick your butt on purpose in public so you can be cool like Nadal.

LOL that made my day!

alchn
07-15-2009, 07:40 PM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a semi-western forehand

Did she like it? LOL

SVP
07-15-2009, 07:55 PM
.... you start taking naps with your racquets

strung or unstrung?

SVP
07-15-2009, 08:01 PM
you re-read racquet reviews on racquets you're not even interested in.

vndesu
07-15-2009, 08:09 PM
you create an account on TT and cheer for either nadal or federer.

Ethan04
07-15-2009, 08:13 PM
when you found this thread and left a post.

Uncle Tony
07-15-2009, 08:18 PM
You smell your fresh tennis balls :shock:

Thepowerofchoice
07-15-2009, 08:19 PM
I've been sitting here reading and laughing at some of this post...and my wife looked at me and said "Honey,are you addicted?" I quickly said to her "YES...Addicted to you babe" She smiles and said "did you just buy another racquet?" BUSTED!!!

Commando Tennis Shorts
07-15-2009, 08:41 PM
You smell your fresh tennis balls :shock:

haha. Oh my God. I thought I was the only one :)

goldenhawktennis
07-15-2009, 09:13 PM
man this thread is greattt, im guilty of many of these...keep em coming

you analyze every possible way to get into your public courts when the front gate is locked, until you finally find a otherwise hidden side gate that is loose enough to squeeze through

you see certain color combinations and racquets with the same color paintjobs immediately come to mind

you've accidentally chipped the paint on your racquet from swinging it in your room and hitting the wall or desk

the first thing you think of when you get your racquet back from the stringer is "Man i gotta get a pic of this setup before i hit and put it in the 'awesome stringjobs' forum."

you've skipped meals because that was the only time you could arrange to hit with someone.

dincuss
07-15-2009, 09:42 PM
When you kick peoples *** at badminton, Even the ones who actually play competitive badminton.

Then they ask you where you learned to play:shock:


Or when you use tennis strokes in Badminton.

dincuss
07-15-2009, 09:42 PM
haha. Oh my God. I thought I was the only one :)

I know me too

SVP
07-15-2009, 10:57 PM
your wife says you only have one hour to play tennis before you have to be back home. It takes you an hour of driving around just to even find an open court. You get out of your car and start hitting balls on the court for another hour anyway.

DownTheLine
07-15-2009, 11:00 PM
You smell your fresh tennis balls :shock:

My friend and I always do this!

Mick
07-15-2009, 11:02 PM
...you've made thousands of posts on talk tennis :shock:

DownTheLine
07-15-2009, 11:06 PM
when you go into a pro shop and feel like a little kid in a candy store :shock:

I just said that to one of my friends like 2 days ago literally.

VetoRight
07-16-2009, 06:37 AM
.... you start taking naps with your racquets
lol
I think i'm the only one who do it.

Tyrus
07-16-2009, 06:54 AM
You spend an entire mushroom trip in the street rallying against your apartment walls.

You clear porn off your computer to make room for downloading tennis matches.

klementine79
07-16-2009, 07:06 AM
... you are on a first name basis with the ups guy

... you maticulously search your frame for scratches or chips and when you find one, your day is ruined

... you convince your non-playing buddies to buy a racquet and start playing, just so you can have someone to play with on weeknights

... you play doubles with seniors and take no prisoners

klementine79
07-16-2009, 07:06 AM
... you're 29 years old and daydream of quiting your job, training like agassi to enter some futures and challengers all in the hopes of getting a ranking and playing an atp event, so you can maybe have a chance to coach at a resort or be a professional hitting partner.

zapvor
07-16-2009, 07:35 AM
... you're 29 years old and daydream of quiting your job, training like agassi to enter some futures and challengers all in the hopes of getting a ranking and playing an atp event, so you can maybe have a chance to coach at a resort or be a professional hitting partner.

so true....sigh. too many good ones here. we are such a community i love it

zapvor
07-16-2009, 07:37 AM
I salute you for asking strangers out.... Finding tennis partners is like finding a date :) ...if someone asked me and is around my level...i would go play with a stranger :)

this is not even on court. whenever i see someone with tennis shoes i ask them about it. on the train, anywhere, in supermarkets. they get all freaked out though becaise i am like' where do you play/ do you play/ or some variation' and most of the time they dont even know what barricade is =/

klementine79
07-16-2009, 07:44 AM
this is not even on court. whenever i see someone with tennis shoes i ask them about it. on the train, anywhere, in supermarkets. they get all freaked out though becaise i am like' where do you play/ do you play/ or some variation' and most of the time they dont even know what barricade is =/

Ever seen someone extremely overweight, wearing some babolats or a pair of barricades and stop yourself from asking them if they play?



... When you have to have 2sets of bumper and grommets for each racquet because you never know when you want to change a lead-job

... When the owner of the local shop asks you if you are willing to customize racquets for him

zapvor
07-16-2009, 07:54 AM
i never seen it with somewhere super overweight.

flyingwk
07-16-2009, 07:58 AM
when you think that peoples in TTTW are so NICE!

I nap with my K90 and N90, bring racket to school everyday

most importantly bring 2 bottles of water with different color and drink colored 1 then the plain water. this is so cool!

NolemurraY
07-16-2009, 08:15 AM
when you play 3 weeks of continous tennis and say you are going to have a 'break' for a bit, but the following day you decide to go to the club social night just to have a 'hit'.

dadozen
07-16-2009, 08:30 AM
Ever seen someone extremely overweight, wearing some babolats or a pair of barricades and stop yourself from asking them if they play?



... When you have to have 2sets of bumper and grommets for each racquet because you never know when you want to change a lead-job

... When the owner of the local shop asks you if you are willing to customize racquets for him

LMFAO!!!!!!:lol:

rasajadad
07-16-2009, 12:21 PM
haha. Oh my God. I thought I was the only one :)

Me too!!!!!

Bab01At
07-16-2009, 01:18 PM
When you ask a girl out because you think she would look good in tennis clothes.

klementine79
07-16-2009, 01:38 PM
When you ask a girl out because you think she would look good in tennis clothes.

Or when you ask a girl out based on how she looks in tennis clothes ;)

and if she ever beats you on the court, you actually like it....

AlpineCadet
07-16-2009, 01:43 PM
When you ask a girl out because you think she would look good in tennis clothes.

Hmmm, never thought about that!

gameboy
07-16-2009, 01:49 PM
Man, a psychologist could have a field day around here...

SVP
07-16-2009, 02:29 PM
...when you have Vince Spadea's music on your iPod.

When you think Vince Spadea is cool.

Nah.

SVP
07-16-2009, 02:32 PM
when you give names to your racquets.

Mansewerz
07-16-2009, 02:34 PM
When you're the only one in your area who understands strings, stringing, tennis racquets, stiffness, etc.

When you have a large TW bag, and people think it's unnecessarily big.

Mansewerz
07-16-2009, 02:35 PM
When you are texting someone a short message like "ok" and you quickly type in "10 chars" to make sure that it fits the required 10 characters rule :D

Topspin24
07-16-2009, 02:38 PM
When you see someone wear a pair of barricades in random places, restaurants, grocery store, at the mall, just walking, etc you think "i bet that person plays, i wonder if they wanna hit.[/QUOTE]

Thats so true!

jms007
07-16-2009, 02:48 PM
You go to bed early, or risk feeling messed up at work just so you can watch round 128 of Wimbledon in the morning.

You buy/sell/demo so many racquets that you start too feel embarrassed to go your usual post office.

Your first thought when you see a rain drop in the morning "man I hope it dries up in time for afternoon tennis!"

You text 4-5 of your playing partners simutaneously with your generic "tennis" sms.

klementine79
07-16-2009, 02:59 PM
NOTE TO THE MODERATOR: I know this does not belong in the racquet forum, but I wanted the most participation, as I knew TT would come up with some good 'rallies'-- Please keep them coming, some of these are worthy of a George Carlin or Chris Rock comedy special.

goldenhawktennis
07-16-2009, 03:33 PM
...you immediately straighten the strings on your racquet when you get back from hitting.

...you feel like sh*t after you drop/bounce your racquet on the court, and feel as if your racquet may never be the same again.

...you ask other "lesser" players who are hitting on the best court if they can move to a different one because that is "your" court.

...you cringe to let anyone see/touch/play with your racquet after putting on a fresh white OG.

Cup8489
07-16-2009, 03:45 PM
You go to bed early, or risk feeling messed up at work just so you can watch round 128 of Wimbledon in the morning.

You buy/sell/demo so many racquets that you start too feel embarrassed to go your usual post office.

Your first thought when you see a rain drop in the morning "man I hope it dries up in time for afternoon tennis!"

You text 4-5 of your playing partners simutaneously with your generic "tennis" sms.

its a fail-safe method! that way, you never get stuck without a partner!

the post a few back about being the only person around who knows about equipment and uses the big bag..thats me :) lol

it sucks going to my club, and the only other guys who know anything about strings is my former coach, and the tennis director, who are both quite a bit better than me (not for long though, my groundstrokes have improved markedly with the ball drills ive been doing recently.)

charaseac
07-16-2009, 04:13 PM
When you're single and you already thinking of naming your children based on the tennis players name

dantespark33
07-16-2009, 04:14 PM
When you have to bring your tennis racket onto public transportation to protect yourself from ****... :cry:

klementine79
07-16-2009, 04:38 PM
When you're dead tired, relaxing in your backyard and you hear a ball pop off a frame and hit the wall.... Immediately you put your shoes on, grab your racquet and some balls (leaving the head-bands and wristguards behind-because you would like to appear as humble as possible) and run to ask the apprehensive and quite timid wall hitter if he wants to play... saying 'it's better than hitting a wall'- smiling, hoping that he will take you up on your offer... and then for good measure you add..'I just started playing, I'm really not that good'... hoping that this last comment will convince the poor f**k*r to play.

ckledzepplin
07-16-2009, 04:49 PM
When you're dead tired, relaxing in your backyard and you hear a ball pop off a frame and hit the wall.... Immediately you put your shoes on, grab your racquet and some balls (leaving the head-bands and wristguards behind-because you would like to appear as humble as possible) and run to ask the apprehensive and quite timid wall hitter if he wants to play... saying 'it's better than hitting a wall'- smiling, hoping that he will take you up on your offer... and then for good measure you add..'I just started playing, I'm really not that good'... hoping that this last comment will convince the poor f**k*r to play.

ha hussling people aint right man:twisted:

Vermillion
07-16-2009, 08:04 PM
if you text 4-5 ppl at once and they all agree to play, do you just go play with all of them?

klementine79
07-16-2009, 08:08 PM
When you enjoy the scent of your underwear after a long, sweaty match.....

Oh wait, that has nothing to do with tennis or racquets.... ;)

darrinbaker00
07-16-2009, 08:36 PM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a semi-western forehand
Or use a two-handed backhand to pimp-slap her. :twisted:

darrinbaker00
07-16-2009, 08:45 PM
You know you're addicted to tennis when you're self-employed, you play USTA Flex League and K-Swiss Ultimate Tennis, AND you schedule your tennis matches before you set your work schedule for the week. ;)

Team_Volkl
07-17-2009, 01:03 AM
I have quite a lot...

- When you go on YouTube to watch tennis videos and when you've seen every single one of them, you then watch interviews with tennis players.

- When you dream of finding a girl who plays tennis and aren't sure if things would work out with one who didn't even though you know they are rare as lepracauns.

- When you have an account on this forum. Every post you make on this forum.

- When you find any excuse known to man to go to your local tennis shop--for whatever reason. Even if it's just to walk in and out of the place!

- When you purposely hit the ball harder to break your strings faster, so you can accomplish two things, a) a valid excuse to visit your local tennis shop, b) to try out new strings or combination of strings.

- When you're playing someone and you give them a few points each game but still win, just so you can play longer. Or maybe you even give them a few games. This one is truly the definition of an addict, lol--because tennis players are such competitive people.

- When you start wearing tennis outfits outside of playing tennis.

- When you read reviews on TW of your shoes/racquet/strings/whatever over and over again just because you love to hear how awesome your gear is.

- When the only thing you really want in life is a few tennis partners on your level or above.

- When opening a fresh can of balls and smelling them is the highlight of your day.

- When the courts are full and you're throwing a temper tantrum in your head like a little kid wanting candy bar. I want to play now!!! *cry*

- When you size up every player you see on the courts--mostly thinking you can beat them all.

- When you're playing a game, it's over, and that was just your warm up. I don't want to stop playing! I'll play until I keel over.

- When your willing to shell out for natural gut on a regular basis and will take hits on other things you might spend it on.

- When you wish you could go back in time, get high level training from an early age, and turn pro. When being a professional tennis player still is the only thing you'd ever want in life.

- When you meet someone and they happen to play tennis. Let's talk all night long baby! Actually forget that, let's go play all night long!

- When you scratch your racquet and treat it as if it were a battle wound and take pride in the point that made it happen. Wear it proud soldier! I personally think that's more the behavior of an addict versus someone who whines over it.

- When you know you can play tennis for a LONG time, even as you age, but you want to get the most of every single day until your best years are gone.

- When you have a list that's this long, and still going...

- When you bookmark your tennis gear or your racquet brand's website and check up on it periodically.

- When you take pleasure in seeing your strings take damage. Another part of the battle wound thing.

- When you finally stop making this list so you can check up on other threads.

Team_Volkl
07-17-2009, 01:17 AM
- When your back in this thread to continue your list.

- When going to see a pro tennis match is your dream vacation, but you're actually just wishing you were the one playing.

- When the sound of a good ball being hit is the best sound your ears could ever know.

- When you keep track of the pro rankings, stats, and earnings.

- When a woman in a tennis outfit is the hottest thing you could ever imagine a woman wearing.

- When you're watching a tennis match you love seeing other people getting into it as much as you because tennis is just so awesome.

- When you're contemplating stringing your own racquet and various other difficult procedures.

- When you view a master stringer like a surgeon.

- When you wake up in the morning and see a beautiful, warm sunny day in the sky.

- When you wish you had the funds to create and open up an indoor tennis facility in the winter if they don't already have one in your area.

- When you travel a good distance just to play on another surface.

- When you buy a tennis ball with a string on a weighted thing so you can try and play with yourself.

slice bh compliment
07-17-2009, 01:20 AM
-...- When you buy a tennis ball with a string on a weighted thing so you can try and play with yourself.

When you read soemthing like that and you don't think it's kinky at all.

rasajadad
07-17-2009, 06:10 AM
How about when you have two bum knees and one bad wrist and spend hundreds on custom braces and orthotics, ice joints for hours every day, eat advil liquigels like candy.... All so I can play ONE MORE DAY!

aphex
07-17-2009, 10:35 AM
when you hold a bottle of something in your hand and you try to figure
out its weight in microgel prestige mids...

sunshineCK
07-17-2009, 11:12 AM
... when you see people playing with shiny new Pure Drives/Radicals/Prestiges/etc and they can't even hold the racquet correctly or hit the ball without framing it, you feel bad for their racquets... "poor thing, deserves a better home!"

hellojeffo
07-17-2009, 12:04 PM
uhhh.. mine's kinda weird...

when you randomly select a racquet to sleep by your side, when the girl friend's not around!!! Oh wait.. the girlfriend left because of my obsession with tennis

crystal_clear
07-17-2009, 01:36 PM
How about when you have two bum knees and one bad wrist and spend hundreds on custom braces and orthotics, ice joints for hours every day, eat advil liquigels like candy.... All so I can play ONE MORE DAY!

Salute~ :)

benxten
07-17-2009, 05:18 PM
you wrap an overgrip on ur racket handle while ur taking a dump or my personal favorite breaking things in the house like light bulbs air swinging ur racket while ur watching another sport on tv.

benxten
07-17-2009, 05:23 PM
o yeh i always daydream about doing to this one and will do it if i become successful enough. build a grass court, clay court, and hardcourt next to my future house and an indoor court consisting of hardcourt, carpet, and wood. am i missing any other surfaces?

Vermillion
07-17-2009, 05:35 PM
o yeh i always daydream about doing to this one and will do it if i become successful enough. build a grass court, clay court, and hardcourt next to my future house and an indoor court consisting of hardcourt, carpet, and wood. am i missing any other surfaces?

how about daydreaming about building your house around a tennis court surrounded by fences.... hehe
I have had that picture in my mind for about 3 years now.

dadozen
07-17-2009, 06:50 PM
...when you use a 1m ruler to measure how much string you have left in your string reel just to discover that you have exactly what you expected to. Not mentioning the fact that it's a polyester string, so you spend another 30 minutes just to put the string back on the reel because of the mess it became out of the reel.

Note: I had left not 20 or 30m, but 100m.

anirut
07-17-2009, 06:53 PM
When you weight your lead tape on a 2-decimal-accurate digital scale.

Spinnersrock
07-17-2009, 08:23 PM
*** When you see someone at the court with a logo on their strings and you judge them as inferior

*** when half the scratches on your racquet and in your house came from air swinging

*** When you spend ten minutes bouncing balls off your new string job at 11:30 at night - in your bedroom

*** When you go to the courts and act as if you had a match that canceled and you hit with everyone who shows up early for their matches

*** When you drive with your elbow tucked into your side to get the feel for an inside out forehand

NLBwell
07-17-2009, 09:54 PM
Scary how true these things are. I'm very afraid.

goosala
07-17-2009, 11:26 PM
When you hold your racquets more than your girlfriend or wife.

Toxicmilk
07-17-2009, 11:37 PM
Love this thread.

when you..get more jealous of a friend eyeing your racquet than when some random stranger starts making out with your significant other.

when you laugh and smile when you break a string while trying to string it up on a machine, just because it's a part of tennis stringing.

fattsoo
07-18-2009, 12:38 AM
when you are...

actually reading every single post in this thread and chuckles at most every post

AlpineCadet
07-18-2009, 12:44 AM
how about daydreaming about building your house around a tennis court surrounded by fences.... hehe
I have had that picture in my mind for about 3 years now.

For me, it's always been a house with a blue tennis court overlooking the city. Anyhow, best wishes :!:

Ethan04
07-19-2009, 07:39 PM
sleeping next to a tennis racquet.

phoenicks
07-20-2009, 06:47 AM
watch favourite Pros high speed rally/match, just to emulate their stroke and study the biomechanics of swingpath and fundamentals of stroke.

started thinking about hitting, finding serious info about training your children to become a pro when you still haven't had one.

hoping that physicist could make a breakthrough in space-time continuum so that you can go back in time to start playing earlier and become a pro.

become enthusiastic about workouts and nutrition to get yourself performing at a higher level in tennis.

bryanj2u
07-20-2009, 06:53 AM
You will know when you are searching WIKIPEDIA for articles on:

*Roger Federer
*Andy Roddick
*Andy Murray
*RAFA NADAL
*topspin
*underspin/slice
*magnus effect
*tennis strings
*Babolat
*Prince

you are also addicted when your favorite porn is fake photoshopped pic of maria sharapova

phoenicks
07-20-2009, 07:00 AM
When you keep going to "Guys only: best legs and other best female issues" in odds&ends section just to see new pict of female pros and think that they are hotter than supermodels, and all those beautiful singers and actors !!!!

When you think female tennis apparel is sexier than swimsuit.

When you feel that female tennis pros underwear are more attractive and G string, thongs.

zapvor
07-20-2009, 10:44 AM
this is the best thread. its amazing that i find so many apply to me. i find girls more attractive in tennis outfits too.

i think this is mentioned already-measuring cost of things in tennis. example"that rug costs more than 2 new sticks!"

sphinx780
07-20-2009, 01:02 PM
When you buy a wii just to be able to play tennis when you can't go out and play tennis...

Toxicmilk
07-22-2009, 10:04 PM
When you buy a wii just to be able to play tennis when you can't go out and play tennis...

That's me...virtua tennis and mario tennis xD

MesQueUnClub
07-22-2009, 11:11 PM
When love means nothing to you :p :cheesy:

carlos djackal
07-23-2009, 07:11 AM
.... when your're at the office, you spend more time on TW than you do doing your work.

Whoops, gotta run, boss is coming.


LOl....funny but true sometimes...

zidane339
07-23-2009, 08:06 AM
Wow, all these posts are really true, scary!

coolblue123
07-23-2009, 08:14 AM
-- when's there a hole in your drywall or broke a window from using your wall or window as a backboard...

You know every tennis-addict sicko does it. =)

slice bh compliment
07-23-2009, 08:33 AM
When all your friends [from all over the country] urge you to get on facebook/myspace/twitter/LinkedIn/High5, but you'd rather spend time reading the boards here.

If it weren't for the tennis coverage and commentary, I'd be on the internet only when necessary. Love this game!

scraps234
07-23-2009, 10:03 AM
+1

when you mimic stroke motions in any situation. randomly. thats definetly a tennis addict.

me.

and me.... :)

Barricated
07-23-2009, 12:47 PM
when you have tried hitting volleys against every square inch of your house.

when u have dreamed or thought of playing tennis in a completely black/dark room, blacklights on the roof (tennis balls glow so good in blacklights), and glow in the dark lines and net.

rasajadad
07-23-2009, 01:32 PM
I used to have a recurring dream in which I was playing a match against McEnroe (at Forest Hills.)

kashgotmoney
07-23-2009, 01:42 PM
when you have tried hitting volleys against every square inch of your house.

when u have dreamed or thought of playing tennis in a completely black/dark room, blacklights on the roof (tennis balls glow so good in blacklights), and glow in the dark lines and net.

i have done the volleys thing lol

Tennis_dude ^_^
07-23-2009, 01:50 PM
when your bragging about your tennis elbow

redfred
07-23-2009, 03:09 PM
When you actually fought a punk ***** kid you knew cause he said tennis was a panzi sport.TRUE STORY.

sphinx780
07-23-2009, 04:38 PM
-- when's there a hole in your drywall or broke a window from using your wall or window as a backboard...

You know every tennis-addict sicko does it. =)


What's even better is when your wife comes home, asks why the light switch cover is broken and you have to explain that those foam yellow practice balls were to help you serve during the winter months...

canuckfan72
07-23-2009, 06:21 PM
YES!!! THIS POST IS AWESOME

lol, im a 14 year old half asian kid and all these are true!!!

- when you play ping pong you have a two-handed backhand, you exaggerate every stroke to make it look "tennis", you demand to keep score like "they do in tennis"

- you have picked up a new language because the people at the pro shop speak it!!! (my case cantonese, i live in vancouver)

- have offered to give free lessons to random people on the tennis court...

- when the public courts are full, you and your friend offer to play doubles with another pair. and then end up just hitting the balls to each other.

redfred
07-23-2009, 07:19 PM
WHEN

-Your online shopping for racquets and your mom asks you a question like "Do you really need more than one racquet"?,and then end up getting grounded cause you went off on her for asking such a stupid question!

roderer
07-23-2009, 10:00 PM
...when you drive like a mad man rushing to the courts, just to get there before someone else does. I actually knocked some dude on a motorcycle down. That bugger...

...when you think of racquet weight/swingweight when you see weight figures (eg 13 oz).

TnTBigman
07-24-2009, 01:33 PM
...when

you have a full sized singles tennis court iin your backyard- complete with a knocking wall with drawn net height line.

Commando Tennis Shorts
07-24-2009, 02:02 PM
...when

you have a full sized singles tennis court iin your backyard- complete with a knocking wall with drawn net height line.

true story?

Redvd8
07-24-2009, 02:10 PM
when you try to start building a glow in the dark tennis court in your house but then realize its too small :[

prestigeprolover
07-24-2009, 02:10 PM
when you have pain in your knees but you continue to play nonstop.

Mahler
07-24-2009, 02:32 PM
When you measure the cost of anything in terms of how many racquets you could buy with this money.

Barricated
07-24-2009, 02:38 PM
when you miss a fat camping trip in Humboldt right next to the river for a tournament:(

nkpatv
07-24-2009, 02:39 PM
When you dream about hanging out with Roger Federer, instead of a hot

chick ... true story....And I was happy...

supertrex
07-24-2009, 02:56 PM
When you take a vaccine shot on your non hitting arm.

dadozen
07-24-2009, 03:03 PM
When you start using the word fleabay or something similar on every other internet forum, then you realize that they dont filter that:lol:"

DownTheLine
07-24-2009, 03:09 PM
...when you drive like a mad man rushing to the courts, just to get there before someone else does. I actually knocked some dude on a motorcycle down. That bugger...

...when you think of racquet weight/swingweight when you see weight figures (eg 13 oz).

I was doing the same thing but I was tailing this older guy hardcore he flicked me off and proceeded to get out of his mini van and cuss me out...

Happened 3 days ago.

Commando Tennis Shorts
07-24-2009, 04:51 PM
When you take a vaccine shot on your non hitting arm.

Yes! I love this one!

TnTBigman
07-24-2009, 05:20 PM
true story?

lol. yep. since 1994. replaced the nets and painted the surface twice since :D .

Commando Tennis Shorts
07-24-2009, 08:33 PM
lol. yep. since 1994. replaced the nets and painted the surface twice since :D .

Wow, that sounds like a dream. How much does something like that cost, if you don't mind me asking?

Cey
07-24-2009, 08:39 PM
When you measure the cost of anything in terms of how many racquets you could buy with this money.

LOL

I do this for what my parents spend money on.

TennisVet
07-25-2009, 11:17 AM
when you mimick service motions while swimming. the lifeguard yells at you for splashing in the water when you're just going for an ace at 130 mph.

SVP
07-26-2009, 01:15 AM
- When you find any excuse known to man to go to your local tennis shop--for whatever reason. Even if it's just to walk in and out of the place!


A true addict walks in just to look at all the pretty racquets. Again and again.

SVP
07-26-2009, 01:20 AM
- When you start wearing tennis outfits outside of playing tennis.



Despite people who see you dressed like this, calling out "HEY DORK!"

Radical Shot
07-26-2009, 01:50 AM
When you take a vaccine shot on your non hitting arm.

Awesome! Done that!

racquetfreak
07-26-2009, 02:13 AM
when you are injured and you turn into a miserable $@# because you can't get out to the courts and play. :evil:

TnTBigman
07-26-2009, 06:55 AM
Wow, that sounds like a dream. How much does something like that cost, if you don't mind me asking?

the wall is 13'H x 17'L = $500. partly covers the back court with about 8' remaining on both sides.

the court costed about $7K. casted in 4 quaters. concrete. so as a painted suface it's pretty fast.

net, posts and paint = $1K.

took about 3 weeks from start to finish. rainy weather delayed it quite a bit.

spinny
07-26-2009, 09:59 AM
When you play 3 matches in 24 hours while being dignosed with acute cholecystitis--a bad gallbladder attack

klementine79
07-26-2009, 01:54 PM
the wall is 13'H x 17'L = $500. partly covers the back court with about 8' remaining on both sides.

the court costed about $7K. casted in 4 quaters. concrete. so as a painted suface it's pretty fast.

net, posts and paint = $1K.

took about 3 weeks from start to finish. rainy weather delayed it quite a bit.

Are you willing to adopt? :)

SVP
08-11-2009, 04:55 PM
Are you willing to adopt? :)

Kitchen and pool remodeling cost 5X that. So what? What's this have to do with tennis addiction?

hoodjem
08-11-2009, 06:36 PM
You start wondering how many of the same racquet is too many?

pulse
08-11-2009, 07:12 PM
when you travel somewhere, you automatically google the place to find courts (every time :)

if you buy apparel specially marked for tennis

when you open a beer, you think "i need to get another can of balls"

your write with a western forehand

your best backhand had nothing to do with a woman

buying some rubbers for tonight has nothing to do with sex (just for the rubberband club)

you have either considered or followed through with a freind calling past 12 am to hit a couple balls (true story)

you looked for a public forum on tennis (but there are much odder forums out there)

nadalfan4life
08-11-2009, 08:34 PM
When everyone at Racketman knows your name.

When you walk on the streets and look for tennis players.

When you know the date of Wimbledon better than a family members birthday.

Purostaff
08-11-2009, 08:44 PM
when you blow air into your hand while you're not playing tennis

AlexTennisAllDayLong
08-11-2009, 08:51 PM
im def addicted then, and if i skip tennis for one day i feel totally outta sync, its bad

Jinx
08-11-2009, 09:14 PM
When you're not on the court, you're on this forum reading/learning as much as you can

Mikey Fresh
08-11-2009, 11:49 PM
you go to family rieunions and the first thing you get asked is hows tennis

you go to family reunions and all you get asked is about tennis

you give up sleep to stay up till 5 to watch the australian open finals, even though your tivoing it for later reviewing

Mikey Fresh
08-11-2009, 11:57 PM
when you take your racket on vacation with you even when you know you wont be playing just cause you cant stand being away from it for more than a couple of days

Cloud Atlas
08-12-2009, 12:23 AM
.... you start taking your racquets in the bathroom with you so you can look at them when you are taking a crap.

I hate to admit it, but I've done this. Once with a demo! YUCKY!!!:oops:

Mikey Fresh
08-12-2009, 12:27 AM
I hate to admit it, but I've done this. Once with a demo! YUCKY!!!:oops:

what demo so that i can avoid it next time im looking into a new racket

Cloud Atlas
08-12-2009, 12:30 AM
I think it was a kBlade Tour

icyhot
08-12-2009, 12:42 AM
WHEN

-Your online shopping for racquets and your mom asks you a question like "Do you really need more than one racquet"?,and then end up getting grounded cause you went off on her for asking such a stupid question!

Very true

-When you've broken your overhead light fixture twice because you were practicing your serve motion (true story)

Carefree
08-12-2009, 08:51 AM
and me.... :)

+1

when you mimic stroke motions in any situation. randomly. thats definetly a tennis addict.

me.

I do this too.

I'm only starting to play tennis (6 weeks now) and when I'm having a smoke on my front porch I work on my SW forehand (trying to get that brush up the ball). I've gotten some strange looks.

I had to stop myself from working on my "hit up at the ball on your serve" motion in the kitchen at work.

THESEXPISTOL
08-12-2009, 08:54 AM
Very true

-When you've broken your overhead light fixture twice because you were practicing your serve motion (true story)

two aces then :lol:

azn_lefty_roddick_jr
08-12-2009, 09:42 AM
... as you're packing up to move into your dorm, the first things you grab are your 12-pack bag, and stuff it with your sticks, all your tennis outfits, and a lot of balls. :D

Zeb
09-08-2009, 05:17 AM
When you eat banana's at work intermittently like on a tennis court.

redfred
09-08-2009, 08:20 AM
when you get kicked off an airplane cause you refuse to put away your iphone because your watching the us open live!!!!! true story

Cup8489
09-08-2009, 08:42 AM
when you get kicked off an airplane cause you refuse to put away your iphone because your watching the us open live!!!!! true story

really? what match?

MissJennieB
09-08-2009, 10:49 AM
...When you play 10 hours of pick-up-tennis after a night of binge drinking. You feel the need to throw up on the court but fight through it because you really want to play :|

jimbo333
09-08-2009, 10:55 AM
...When you play 10 hours of pick-up-tennis after a night of binge drinking. You feel the need to throw up on the court but fight through it because you really want to play :|

Great 1st post:)

jimbo333
09-08-2009, 10:58 AM
.......when you book a flight to New York from the UK to watch the Semi's/Final of US Open even though you don't have tickets yet for it!!!

(Me this week - does anyone have any please?)

THESEXPISTOL
09-08-2009, 12:50 PM
When you practice 4 hours a day during week days during 3 months.. (true story)

GucciRogue
09-08-2009, 01:23 PM
When you scream VAMOS after you score a touchdown.

When you wear a Nike wristband to class.

GucciRogue
09-08-2009, 01:25 PM
When you scream VAMOS after you score a touchdown.

When you wear a Nike wristband to class.

When you use tourna grips for grips on your bike.

W1L50N=B3A5T
09-08-2009, 05:07 PM
Your girlfriend wakes up with a black eye because of your convulsions during R.E.M. dreaming of a volley.....

Lol.

When you go to TTF... enough said

N23
09-08-2009, 05:11 PM
.... you start taking your racquets in the bathroom with you so you can look at them when you are taking a crap.

HAhahahahahaa.... I do this... :-P

smack that
09-08-2009, 05:30 PM
when you get kicked off an airplane cause you refuse to put away your iphone because your watching the us open live!!!!! true story

what app did u use?

Mr.Brightside
09-08-2009, 05:43 PM
When the background on your cellphone is the picture from TW of your racquet.

mooimabear
09-08-2009, 05:48 PM
When you're in college and have a 4.5 hour break in between classes, and instead of going home (which is a 20 minute bike ride), you play tennis for 4 hours and go to your next class sweating like a beast!

GucciRogue
09-08-2009, 07:19 PM
When you scream VAMOS after you score a touchdown when you are playing in your flag football league.

Oldracquet27
09-10-2009, 09:35 AM
so true....sigh. too many good ones here. we are such a community i love it

LOL! we are sooooo the same type of birds..... and we love it!

Oldracquet27
09-10-2009, 09:52 AM
When you are a new mom, and take your only 6 months old baby to the court, drive like 20 minutes to get to one with some shade where you can place her in her bouncing chair. First put her in the court and then go back to your car at least two times more cause you are carrying a tennis ball machine, racquets, water, sunblock , hats etc. (a process that take you easily 10 minutes).

Then give her a tennis ball to play with and start hitting tennis balls watching at her until she gets fussy wishing for time to pass fast so she can hit soon with mommy and of course being trained by her into the next top ten female tennis player!

Oldracquet27
09-10-2009, 10:06 AM
...when you drive like a mad man rushing to the courts, just to get there before someone else does. I actually knocked some dude on a motorcycle down. That bugger...

...when you think of racquet weight/swingweight when you see weight figures (eg 13 oz).

hit the back of a truck while waiting for a red light to change, i was rushing to the finals of my first tournament! which i also won, i don't know how after such drama. Ahh, i asked the guy to go and pretend anything happened in order we don't need to call the police. He got very upset and i had to wait anyway. I barely made it on time after my opponent was willing to wait for me 30 minutes!!

jbleiman
09-10-2009, 10:14 AM
when...you go on this site almost every day!!!!!:twisted:

geesechops
09-11-2009, 02:09 AM
When you go on google maps and do a satellite image search for tennis courts in the backyard of peoples houses (quite allot around here) and contemplate how you are going to go over there and introduce yourself with a casual "Hey stranger, I noticed the court you got there... well in your backyard... yeah, I know I can't see it from here but... I, I caught a glimpse of it on google maps and uh... it looks nice... need someone to hit with? Up or down?

shanker
09-11-2009, 02:23 AM
When you are on this site 30 times/day...even at 4:30 am!

luishcorreia
09-11-2009, 02:32 AM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a semi-western forehand

when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a continental grip! :)

laboule
09-11-2009, 05:04 AM
- When you wrap your racquet for the fifth time with a leathergrip, because that's what the pro's use, only to realise once more that it's too hard for you.

- When you string with poly only to get armpain and thus switching back to multi swearing never to use poly again. One week later you try it again telling yourself it was only because of some other circumstance.

- Convincing yourself that L3 is the "right" gripsize for you because that's what federer uses.

- Buying 4 pair of babolat dampeners because they come in packages with 1 yellow and 1 black and hey you cant have different color on the dampeners can you!??!

- Getting up from bed because you cant get away from the fact that you havent placed the frames in right order in your bag or that you forgot to reallign the strings after your session.

- Leaving your girlfriends family gettogether/birthday party to go play tennis but lying that you have a bad headache... Yeah she found out... Still together though > I know she was a keeper!

heninfan99
06-21-2012, 05:39 AM
When you've seriously considered putting Yonex Super Grap on your car's steering wheel.

bowchikawow
06-21-2012, 05:50 AM
when you were in science exam and used federer's height in as a ball park number to devide a sum.

retlod
06-21-2012, 09:48 AM
When you've seriously considered putting Yonex Super Grap on your car's steering wheel.

...when you have gone all the way back to 2009 to find threads you haven't read yet.

michael_1265
06-21-2012, 09:52 AM
When you are building a major piece of furniture with tennis balls, your back room is populated with home-built tennis ball recharging tanks, and you are building a device to test the bounce of the balls you recharge.

And your back room ceiling is almost completely covered with the racquets you've collected.

TennisCJC
06-21-2012, 12:33 PM
When you feel guilty for buying new strings because you have 4 reels in the closet.

When you ask you wife to wear her tennis outfit to bed.

Eightmarky
06-21-2012, 12:34 PM
You actually watch the tennis channel not showing tennis.

+1, especially when you can name the tennis gear commercials just by their jingle without looking at the TV (Lacoste is like every other commercial - do they have a special deal or what?)

The bathroom thing is hilarious. I'm not that bad.

You know you're addicted when you have over a hundred flat tennis balls in cans in various out of the ordinary areas of your house like the kitchen, pantry and master bedroom closet.

ciocc
06-21-2012, 12:40 PM
You walk around inside your house with a tennis racket on your hand ... even when you are in the bathroom.

Shaochieh
06-21-2012, 12:44 PM
You walk around inside your house with a tennis racket on your hand ... even when you are in the bathroom.

oh oh I think I got a problem as described.:-|

pkshooter
06-21-2012, 04:12 PM
When you kick peoples *** at badminton, Even the ones who actually play competitive badminton.

Then they ask you where you learned to play:shock:


Or when you use tennis strokes in Badminton.

why do i play tennis when those exact same people i just beat in badmitton pushed me off a tennis court.

jmverdugo
06-21-2012, 04:15 PM
When everytime you are missing something it is in your tennis bag...

pkshooter
06-21-2012, 04:28 PM
YES!!! THIS POST IS AWESOME

lol, im a 14 year old half asian kid and all these are true!!!

- when you play ping pong you have a two-handed backhand, you exaggerate every stroke to make it look "tennis", you demand to keep score like "they do in tennis"

- have offered to give free lessons to random people on the tennis court...


dude make them pay, its the only way to pay for strings after all you christmas and birthday money is gone.

pkshooter
06-21-2012, 04:31 PM
when you think about be coming a lefty because your afraid to put any stress on your hitting arm

SantiagoMVC
06-21-2012, 04:46 PM
When you only get together with your brothers for playing tennis or for watching matches

Kam2010
06-21-2012, 05:21 PM
none of you are true tennis fans until you leave your mark on the tennis court (**** on it)

user92626
06-21-2012, 05:56 PM
You windshield wipe your baby's @$$ ...?

TheBoom
06-21-2012, 06:34 PM
You know you're addicted to tennis when you walk around the house with a racket

pkshooter
06-21-2012, 11:52 PM
- play soccer just for fitness
- you stop scoring goals and start hitting passing shots by the keeper
- stick up your index finger to indicate they hit the ball out
- start paralleling your left & right feet to your fore & back hands, then start wondering about your left foot slice

Boricua
06-22-2012, 06:23 AM
1-when you turn on your computer and access Talk Tennis inmediately
2-when tennis is on your mind in an absurd manner
3-when you feel you will reincarnate in a tennis pro, top ten at least
4-when you want your children to be tennis stars
5-when you get neurotic and edgy if three or four days have passed and you have not hit a tennis ball
6-when you are eager to know the next best tennis racket, string, shoes and clothing, etc...
7-when you want to know tennis tournaments results second by second

zcarzach
06-22-2012, 06:37 AM
1-when you turn on your computer and access Talk Tennis inmediately
2-when tennis is on your mind in an absurd manner
3-when you feel you will reincarnate in a tennis pro, top ten at least
4-when you want your children to be tennis stars
5-when you get neurotic and edgy if three or four days have passed and you have not hit a tennis ball
6-when you are eager to know the next best tennis racket, string, shoes and clothing, etc...
7-when you want to know tennis tournaments results second by second

I'm doomed. 7 for 7.

Alchemy-Z
06-22-2012, 06:42 AM
When your "Tennis Friends" Circle on G+ out numbers your Friends and Family circles

TennisCJC
06-22-2012, 10:24 AM
when you...

spank you girlfriend's @$$ with a continental grip! :)

When you spank your girlfriend's @$$ with a low to high brushing stroke to add a little topspin.

TennisCJC
06-22-2012, 10:27 AM
when you have pain in your knees but you continue to play nonstop.

My left knee hurts. Played 2 hours doubles last night and have league match tomorrow morning.

heninfan99
06-22-2012, 11:40 AM
...there's no hope for me...

...when you have gone all the way back to 2009 to find threads you haven't read yet.

ASH1485
06-22-2012, 03:23 PM
When the first thing you do in the morning is texting a friend " Tennis tonight ?

You already know who you are texting next if he couldn't play

Everyday true story :)

jwbarrientos
06-22-2012, 03:34 PM
+1

when you mimic stroke motions in any situation. randomly. thats definetly a tennis addict.

me.


ooops I found myself doing this in the elevator's mirror :oops:

jwbarrientos
06-22-2012, 03:40 PM
What about checking weather forecast and rescheduling business' meeting to play a single on wednesday noon?

TheBoom
06-22-2012, 04:38 PM
When you watch the scores change on you're computer and scream after every point......

RNEast
06-22-2012, 05:15 PM
when the book "Open" by Andre Agassi is the best book you've ever read.

SantiagoMVC
06-22-2012, 06:08 PM
When you break the house's watch by doing the strokes inside the house :twisted:

iMpro
06-22-2012, 06:25 PM
When you...

1. Take some practice volleys off the wall in the basement during rainy days

2. PLAY THROUGH RAINSTORMS

3.Have TW, Talk Tennis, and youTube (primarily for watching match highlights) as bookmarks on your home webpage

4. Break or cause destruction to an object or wall in a room due to practice swings (or the ceiling...)

5. Rank women on the WTA tour based on bangability

6. Wake up at 5 AM to watch a big match (not just setting the DVR conveniently before bed)

7. Put overgrip on a ping pong paddle, golf club, or steering wheel

Thepowerofchoice
06-22-2012, 06:55 PM
When you spank your girlfriend's @$$ with a low to high brushing stroke to add a little topspin.

Naaaa...I would go for a flat shot, more power and better "pop" sound.

lim
06-22-2012, 07:51 PM
When you have free time, you're heading out to the courts. When you're at work, you're thinking about the next time you have free time to hit the courts.

Wanderer
06-22-2012, 11:09 PM
When you have to work all day but still try to play from 9:00 pm to 11 pm!

ChicagoJack
06-22-2012, 11:22 PM
- when the *other* use for silicone has women looking kind of awesome at the beach.

- when you have a recurring stress dream that involves not being able to find replacement grommets for your favorite frames.

- when you order lead tape by the roll.

- when you cant remember what you had for lunch yesterday, but you know exactly how many hours you have hit with each frame in your string rotation, how many times you double faulted two Thursdays ago, and exactly where to serve that one dude you played against that one day, three years ago.

- when you know this place so well, that you know exactly who will leave replies, and what they will say, just by looking at the subject line.

- when your mind does a little secret happy dance at the sound of a fresh can of balls popping open.

6-2/6-4/6-0
06-23-2012, 01:01 AM
I'm half-way to the ultimate way to tell, give me 6-8 weeks and I should be able to say what it is...

nguyendat9
06-23-2012, 04:51 AM
You know you're addicted to tennis when you want to have few practice swings before heading to bed.

zapvor
06-23-2012, 06:10 AM
When you...

1. Take some practice volleys off the wall in the basement during rainy days

2. PLAY THROUGH RAINSTORMS

3.Have TW, Talk Tennis, and youTube (primarily for watching match highlights) as bookmarks on your home webpage

4. Break or cause destruction to an object or wall in a room due to practice swings (or the ceiling...)

5. Rank women on the WTA tour based on bangability

6. Wake up at 5 AM to watch a big match (not just setting the DVR conveniently before bed)

7. Put overgrip on a ping pong paddle, golf club, or steering wheel
i have played through rain, and in the snow. after hitting in rain you realize your shoes weigh like 2lbs

Saosin
06-23-2012, 06:31 AM
Great thread, some hard hitting truths on here lol

- When a member of your family tells you the lawyer they have been using plays tennis and you ask them to ask him if he wants to hit sometime.

- When you're refreshing the online weather forecast by the hour

- When most of your facebook feed is tennis related

- When trying a new brand of overgrip is a life and death situation

- When you get excited by elastic bands that you think will make excellent dampeners

parasailing
06-23-2012, 12:49 PM
This is so funny yet half the stuff stated is so true.

How about

When you plan ever weekend around tennis. You start off every morning by checking the weather and packing all your food and water then proceed with txting a all your tennis buddies and arrange everyone a a specific time slot to hit with.

jedd
06-23-2012, 03:20 PM
You know you're addicted to tennis when you want to have few practice swings before heading to bed.

hah that's good

Boricua
06-23-2012, 03:44 PM
You know you're addicted to tennis when you want to have few practice swings before heading to bed.

and a few more practice swings while dreaming?

zapvor
06-23-2012, 03:50 PM
Great thread, some hard hitting truths on here lol

- When a member of your family tells you the lawyer they have been using plays tennis and you ask them to ask him if he wants to hit sometime.

- When you're refreshing the online weather forecast by the hour

- When most of your facebook feed is tennis related

- When trying a new brand of overgrip is a life and death situation

- When you get excited by elastic bands that you think will make excellent dampeners
i do this all the time.

Thepowerofchoice
06-23-2012, 06:19 PM
and a few more practice swings while dreaming?

This really happened to me...twice

Thepowerofchoice
06-23-2012, 06:27 PM
This really happened to me...twice

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