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Tghaz04
01-29-2010, 01:09 AM
I was watching Roger play yesterday and noticed that when he hit the ball there was a distinctively different sound. Is that because he actually did switch to the blx tour 90 and isn't using a pj?

Marcus
01-29-2010, 01:50 AM
I was watching Roger play yesterday and noticed that when he hit the ball there was a distinctively different sound. Is that because he actually did switch to the blx tour 90 and isn't using a pj?

Balls I'd say.....

sixone90
01-29-2010, 03:08 AM
Absolute BolLoX

BLXUtekPuredriveO3
01-29-2010, 12:01 PM
same ol' racket but with new paint to promote the "new technology"

samster
01-29-2010, 12:13 PM
I was watching Roger play yesterday and noticed that when he hit the ball there was a distinctively different sound. Is that because he actually did switch to the blx tour 90 and isn't using a pj?

It's your stereo system making that sound.

Hidious
01-29-2010, 12:30 PM
The sound broadcast quality was very good at this AO 2010. I could actually hear who was using a dampener and who wasn't.

Henin's frame was so pingy, i couldn't believe it.

AJK1
01-29-2010, 01:55 PM
Yeah, i could hear when a player farted on the court !!!!!

ttbrowne
01-29-2010, 02:08 PM
Yeah, i could hear when a player farted on the court !!!!!

The reason I never turned pro. I have to fart when I'm playing and those courtside mics pick up everything. Killed my career.

Snipergene
01-29-2010, 02:31 PM
The reason I never turned pro. I have to fart when I'm playing and those courtside mics pick up everything. Killed my career.
Just cough when you fart!

SOY78
01-29-2010, 02:35 PM
So that is why Becker was coughing all the time ;)

drake
01-29-2010, 09:16 PM
Farting while serving makes me double fart.

cork_screw
01-29-2010, 09:44 PM
I'm sure your incredible hearing can distinguish the different chemical compounds in his equipment.

You don't think that it might have something to do with different types of balls, surface or maybe even the acoustics that might relate to the architecture of the stadium? Seriously, the acoustics in every stadium are different. And I don't think you have dog hearing where you can distinguish the thud that comes from his racquet from when he last played at USO. And you can really distinguish that through the filters of television? Give me a break.

russell
01-29-2010, 10:03 PM
Farting while serving makes me double fart.

This really ought to go in tennis tips/instruction but the trick is to time the expulsion of flatus correctly as you're propelling upwards. With the proper technique you can get as much as 10mph on your serve. Needless to say, Federer has mastered all this, explaining the peculiar sound the OP picked up on. It's no BLX.

chaddles
01-29-2010, 11:41 PM
Just cough when you fart!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLTsGXkcjtU&feature=related

I could definitely hear the multiple compunds interacting during Feds play - also heard a lines person do a shart...

Pioneer
01-30-2010, 12:29 AM
I think he still uses the PS 6.0 that got the heck painted out of it but dunno, if it had to be whatever-coded it can't be n-coded or BLX-ed, there's only a slight chance it can be K-factored, but unlikely

Tghaz04
01-30-2010, 05:22 AM
I was just asking a question, you didn't have to be mean

Head Banger
01-30-2010, 05:29 AM
The reason I never turned pro. I have to fart when I'm playing and those courtside mics pick up everything. Killed my career.

Guys, use a dampener! :)

Fedace
01-30-2010, 05:59 AM
How do you know it isn't actually BLX ?

larlarbd
01-30-2010, 06:27 AM
Typical.... Federer thread turned into fart jokes ... LOL , anyways - yes I did notice the change in sound , I have 5.1 channel surround with AC3 encoded video of Nadal/Fed Aus2009 final & it does sound a lot different & actually sounds like Fed is hitting a heavy ball ( which I beleive he is - my guess is he may have loaded his frame a little heavier than his previous one ) - now if he really switched from K90 ( which if it ever was - it was a paintjob in my book ) - whatever it is his hits sound heavier this year (2010) , looks heavier & I'd have given my soul to see another Nadal/Fed Final with Fed's new setup caz I believe even if Nadal was as fit as 2009January - I think Fed would have countered him better with this setup. No Bashing please - I love them both.