Hewitt Calls Tactical Time out

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  1. AAAA

    AAAA Hall of Fame

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    I'm watching this Federer-Hewitt match and Federer just hammered Hewitt 6-0 in the third set. Hewitt was running around in the 3rd set like the cartoon character Speedy Gonzales and then when he looses it 6-0 he calls an 'injury' time-out.

    It's now 1-1 forth set as I write this and Hewitt is running just fine.
     
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  2. TwistServe

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    Timeout for hewitt to refocus.. I think Fed's mental game is strong enough to be unharmed by any injury/crowd/mac tactics.
     
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  3. bee65n

    bee65n New User

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    what is happening? Roger just got broke in the 4th set...
    Is Hewitt disrupting Roger's rythm? is Roger just playing bad tennis? I need to know. I think this may go to a 5th set....I really wished that Federer could retain his aura of invincibility on grass until the finals, but now I'm just hoping he can pull this off...
     
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  4. sliceroni

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    Doesn't matter. Hewitt was lucky to get a set off of him. Go FED!!!
     
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  5. yee

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    oh come on guys, Hewitt took the medical time out while Federer went for a toilet break.

    Don't think that's any tactical plan there.
     
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  6. VamosRafa

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    Again, it's always good to read the players' interviews before drawing conclusions. They are generally enlightening. 8)

    Hewitt suffered a quad injury in the Moya match. Nothing he couldn't play through, but he took the time for some treatment. And if Roger went off for a loo break :oops: , it was a good time for the treatment.

    Hewitt's Interview:

    http://www.wimbledon.org/en_GB/news/interviews/2004-06-30/200406301088625120238.html
     
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  7. Brian Purdie

    Brian Purdie Semi-Pro

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    I think Hewitt would be a huge proponant again tactitcal timeouts. He got hurt by some loser in the 1st round of the Australian Open 2002 when his opponent took a very obvious 5 minute medical timeout on Hewitt's set point. Hewitt lost the set and the match.
     
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