Can someone explain sandbagging?

Discussion in 'Adult League & Tournament Talk' started by Tempyst, Jan 24, 2007.

  1. Tempyst

    Tempyst Semi-Pro

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    I am new to this talk of how people are "sandbagging" in tournaments. What is sandbagging? :confused:
     
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  2. krprunitennis2

    krprunitennis2 Professional

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    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.
     
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  3. 10sguy

    10sguy Rookie

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    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!
     
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  4. raftermania

    raftermania Banned

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    it's when you kick somebody in the groin.
     
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  5. tennishack

    tennishack New User

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    it is usually used in flood prevention..... next question please
     
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  6. migjam

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    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.
     
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