Centre court playing slow today

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  1. theprophe

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    The courts have really changed in the last 24hrs, with the cooler damper weather, the courts have absorbed all the moisture, and tomorrow the same, maybe even a little worse.

    Of course all this means is, it will be even harder for flatball hitters to consistently get winners.

    Almost reminds me a little of the agassi-medvedev match, medvedev was hitting winners all over the place, as agassi was chasing history to get all 4 majors. A rain delay happens, agassi calms himself, conditions get heavy, and the rest is history
     
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    Mac said they watered the courts before the match today. Maybe the FFT is already trying to make it easier for Fed. jkjk.
     
  3. joeri888

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    It's women's tennis, not the courts;)
     
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    LOL...good one mate
     
  5. malakas

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    no,the weather forecast is for rain today and for rain tomorrow with some hour of good weather in the afternoon.It's not the watering of the courts.It's the rain.
     
  6. theprophe

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    looking at everyone in the crowd in jackets reminds me of Hamburg
     
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    waterng the courts and the rain have slowed courts
     
  8. malakas

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    out of topic,but do you think that spending 4 days in Prague is too much?I heard it's a small city.ALSO,is it cheap?:D I'm planning my vacation xD
     
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    Hope that the weather will hang in there long enough for the men's final to complete in time..

    God bless Federer in winning his first French Open title!!
     
  10. theprophe

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    Well, if you like brothels, 4 days isn't enough,lol otherwise you can probably see most of the good stuff in 2 days.and about cheap, its strange this way, it is mostly like any other capital european city, just a little cheaper not much, but if you go away from the touristy places to stay,eat,etc.... it can be very cheap 3-4 euro dinner, euro beer
     
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    What's the problem? Clay courts really are watered daily, at times even between matches on hot days. They are also swept at least after every set, and pressed with a heavy roller at least once a day to make them compact.

    If they are not watered, they become a dusty mess, the the top layer gets even looser and slower. Thats hardly an advantage for a flatballer.
     
  12. joeri888

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    I have been there once. It's small compared to Rome or Paris, but it's still a big city. I was there for a week and had a good time.
     
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    no haha I'm not interested in the brothels.:mrgreen:lol I am more interested in the old town,astronomical clock,Charles Bridge,Synagoge etc..3-4euro dinner!WOW :shock: I heard all the sites are pretty close and 2-3 days are enough to see all Prague.Maybe I'll throw in then a couple of days in Vienna or Karlovy Vary .Thanx :D
    thanx for the info.I heard it's one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.The Paris of the East!
     

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