3rd place in tennis???????must read?

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  1. chris1992

    chris1992 Semi-Pro

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    DO you think it would be a good idea for torurnaments and to play for 3rd place, semi final 1 loser vs semi final 2 loser? i think it would make the game much funner, more competitive and better for the game itself?

    what you guys think?
     
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  2. The Gorilla

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    it would just be humiliating I think.
     
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  3. Shaolin

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    This idea reminds me of the "jump to conclusions mat" from Office Space. Not good. Also, "funner" is not a word.
     
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  4. Lionheart

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    I think points and prize money would get confusing, and if it was me i wouldnt want to be remembered as "3rd place" in a tournament instead of semi finalist
     
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  5. tintin

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    people will always remember the winner,the one who comes first and the loser not the third player or semifinalist
     
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  6. diegaa

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    Im totally against it. More matches in a heavy callendar for the players to fight for a humillating place
     
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  7. J-man

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    I think people should stop f**king around with the sport and leave it like it is
     
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  8. Geezer Guy

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    I think it would be fine for recreational tournaments, but I don't think anyone would care about the outcome at the Pro level.
     
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  9. diegaa

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    Im pretty sure the pros would care if they install it as points and money are in stake.
     
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  10. Geezer Guy

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    I ment I don't think anyone would care to watch.
     
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  11. LarougeNY

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    funner isn't a word.

    No it defeats the purpose of getting trophies at all, it should only go to 1st and 2nd, no 3rd or 4th like there are at the olympics.
     
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  12. J-man

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    "Funner" is a word that a 5th grader with ADD would use
     
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  13. clymb420

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    Do you think it'd be cool if the losers of the eastern and western conference finals would play another 7-game series to see who gets third in NBA...ratings would be horrible.

    You'd see many athletes withdrawing from this third place contest, to the point it wouldn't be worth it.
     
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    If you're not first you're last.
     
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  15. psamp14

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    i wouldnt use the same words but i have the general opinion....leave the sport the way it is...i dont follow doubles much but are they still doing that stupid 5 game set thing?

    the sport is fine the way it is, the tours just need to not be so strict as to mandatory tournaments/etc....
     
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  16. zapvor

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    yea not pro level. but for the rest of us....maybe!
     
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