I Stand By Roger: Flight of the Golden Eagle of Victory

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by JoelDali, May 14, 2011.

  1. Rickson

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    The man does not stop setting records. Unbelievable.
     
  2. JoelDali

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    I just made love to your avatar.

    I hoap you don't mind
     
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    From what I remember reading, Connors was playing a tournament in Switzerland (maybe Basel) that was simultaneously hosting a kiddie competition. They asked Jimmy to present the kiddie winner with his prize - I think a watch?? - and pose for a photo. Kiddie winner was _________ :)
     
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    I LOL @ this because my Junior tennis crew met Jimmy when we were like 11 at our club and Jimmy told us "don't get caught up in those videos games, stay on the court..." It was 1981...
     
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    Thanks, so now we know why Rogi's playing Shanghai. I take it that this implies that YE #1 is his priority (surely 300 is just a number for him and doesn;t matter, it has to be year end).

    ^ That pic: I recognized Jimmy before Roger :(
     
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    What an amazing picture. Two legends standing next to each other. Haha, you would normally think that the little kid should feel honored to be on a picture with Jimmy Connors. But in retrospect, I think it's Connors that should feel lucky here.
     
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    Joel, as long as you don't mind that I work in law enforcement, I don't mind what you do in the privacy of your home either.
     
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    LOL. This is funny!
     
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    Hm. Don't feel I'm in sync with this thread no more, but.... for the Eagle's sake :

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    Omg Nat b3st Rogi pic evar.......tennis is dying........empty Eagleness.........stolen GHOATs........black hearted League Coordinators.........Cortex dreams shattered by Basalt fragments........
     
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    Natalia rocks!
     
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    NY Times today:

    Yankees pitcher Derek Lowe was a serious tournament tennis player while growing up in Michigan, and he liked the comparison between Federer’s famous backhand and Cano’s enviable swing.

    “Sexy, smooth, productive,” Lowe said.
     
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    Not in sync?? Sister of the 17th, you are the <3 of this thread! Allez BOTE, allez Rogi! Shanghai Swag is promised!
     
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    You know, I can't even walk by Lindt chocolate in the shops anymore without thinking of SMC, and this thread.
     
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    Moi aussi, ma chere amie!

    And then I buy a bar of the Lindt Excellence!
     
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    I would buy them if they weren't so pricey! And they keep bringing these fancy new flavours, mmmm.
     
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    $2/bar at my grocery store. Come visit Orlando sometime...the Welsh abound!
     
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    If you guys don't stop talking about Lindt anytime soon, my drooling is seriously going to interfewrere wityh mty keyuboarfd...
     
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    Ciomoplauinyts, ciomoplauinyts, ciomoplauinyts!
     
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    The No. 1 South African Airways ATP Ranking is on the line at the Shanghai Rolex Masters, with Novak Djokovic holding a chance to knock Roger Federer from the top spot after winning the China Open title. Federer, who is chasing a record 22nd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, would guarantee he extends his reign at World No. 1 to 300 weeks next Monday by reaching the quarter-finals.

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    Rog gotta beat Stan to make the quarters. To go semis he gotta beat CilicKlizanVerdascoMonaco
     
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    . . . after that he's in Murray territory
     
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    Is it true for Thanksgiving you guys eat roast beavers with poutine on the side?

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    I have resisted your evil temptations, and instead I have been good and helped myself to some weetabix and greek yoghurt!

    I'd murder anyone for a Lindt bunny though :twisted:
     
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    ^^^Not so evil, the Excellence is quite satisfying in small doses...60 calories per square and I'm all good with two max. Goes nice with a pint of stout just prior to SexiRogi dreamtime!
     
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    COME ON SEXI!!! screw quarters just win the damn thing!!!
     
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    So it is confirmed that he needs to make the QF since this comes from ATP news ? What about the earlier calculation someone had posted about the zero pointer dropping off and Doha points getting added and so the requirement will be to only win his first match ?

    If he indeed has to beat Wawrinka to get to 300, I am afraid he may show up a bit nervous and it is not a given. Kind of like how he narrowly missed the 287 record way back in 2010. It will be ironic if a fellow Swiss stops him from getting to 300 weeks at #1.
     
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    Lol how on earth did you find out about this?! We * never * speak about it to outsiders!!

    ;)
     
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    South of the border, we prefer our beaver "tartare", eh?
     
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    Unfortunately, he got another 0-pointer for Tokyo this year.
     
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    Har! Got family on both sides of the line, so I know the secrets. You're right, best to keep these things quiet!
     
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    Remember that you still have one piece of the purest kind (99%) reserved for you in the BOTE's stock (http://home.citycable.ch/miam/mylhc.ch/images/Lindt99E.jpg). I would be happy to have it delivered to you directly from the country of the sexi eagle (aguyev@yahoo.com). Hope that it would be faster than for Tom's which at least arrived safely.
     
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    Agreed.
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    Sister CO's needn't cross the Atlantic so it just may get there a bit quicker.

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