Did Soderling get fined for breaking his racquet?

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  1. raiden031

    raiden031 Legend

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    I know that Serena got a code violation for racquet abuse, but did Soderling get anything? I don't recall anything happening when he broke his racquet against Federer.
     
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  2. bhallic24

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    Yea but he was just yoking. :):):)
     
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  3. angharad

    angharad Semi-Pro

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    Did he have any other code violations? Racquet abuse code violations don't seem to be mentioned by the commentators, unless there's a subsequent code violation that results in a point penalty. I don't remember seeing that Serena had gotten a code violation until after the match.
     
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  4. Bloodshed

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    It's been said whoever you are, no matter which surface you play, if there's a code violation for racquet abuse, you get a 500$ fine.

    The reason why nobody talks about it is because the fine is seriously meaningless for a ATP/WTA pro.
     
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  5. raiden031

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    So Soderling had to pay $500, even though it wasn't talked about by anyone?
     
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  6. Bloodshed

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    Absolutely.

    But 500$ to them is like pennies for us. Söderling, Safin, Ivanisevic, etc... paid 500$ every time they smashed a racquet.
     
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  7. $$$$mony$$$$

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    breaking rackets is good fun guys come on duhhh
     
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  8. Moose Malloy

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    The ATP used to make public the amounts of fines players got throughout the year/during a slam, etc. Then they decided it would be better for the image of the sport to keep it quiet.

    It would be nice to to to see the breakdown of who got fined specifically for what.

     
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  9. iriraz

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    Ivanisevic once said that he paid more money for fines in a year then other players career prize money.
     
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  10. BoomerangX

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    What happened to Nestor?
     
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  11. maddogz32

    maddogz32 Semi-Pro

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    he probably had to pay the $500 dollars like serena. they just didnt talk about it because he didnt threaten a lines person
     
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