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  1. NickC

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    your response makes no sense. How does this say that a player that is off-form is the best player in the country? You made a claim, now back it up. Opinions won't work on me, buddy. Only facts and statistics. Your boy Clayton isn't doing so hot right now, but you proclaim him to be the best player in the country. Defend that.
     
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    Here is a fact for ya.... Alex won the US open in the past. Has anyone from USC or UCLA done that ??:)
     
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    Uh, nope. But players from UGA have, and they aren't contending for a national title. It obviously doesn't guarantee success in the future. So I guess its not as big a deal as you think. I would also note that he played with Donald Young, not a bad partner. And after he won, he was invited to practice with the Davis Cup team. So 2005 was a big year for Clayton, sure. But he is now the prime example of a player not getting any better, or maybe getting worse.
     
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    So the fact that he won a US Open Junior doubles title with a kid ranked top 200 on the ATP tour makes him the best player in college tennis right now? I mean, he's not ranked #1, is in bad form, hasn't won a individual or doubles colegiate title, yet he's the best?

    Great logic, did you quit school after failing the first grade or something?
     
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    Alex has reached the semifinal of NCAA and was dominating everyone til he ran into Somdev. and he would have won if Somdev wasn't there.
     
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    So by your logic...

    1. Somdev is better (but you said Clayton is better :gasp: )
    2. There ARE better players at the moment than Clayton, as he DID loose.
    3. He's the best in the country RIGHT NOW because he lost in the semis of the NCAA tourney.


    Great stuff.
     
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    Oh dear, oh dear,,,, Venus and helgeson whom has beaten Alex thus far this year is not good enough to be a water boy in one of Alex's matches. Those 2 guys won't make into top 1000 in ATP tour. but on the other hand, Alex was touted as potential top 50 player in the tour.
     
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    You are the dumbest person I've ever spoken to. Venus and Helgeson were both ranked higher than Clayton on the tour, and both top 1000. So Venus and Helgeson can't be water boys for Clayton, but they can beat them?
     
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    I meant to say that many experts at IMG has picked Alex to do really well on the pro tour. but as for Venus and Helgeson(not even as good as his brother), are not and never will be even talked about to do anything but become a spectator on the pro tour. those boys, better get a good degree at their colleges, they will need it.....
     
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    Nice try on the backtrack after you were proven wrong. Get a life Fedace. Everyone else has stats, you have dreams....
     
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    Logical fallacy!


    If Alex is so good, and these guys suck, why are they ranked higher than him on the Pro Tour? And if he's so good, why is he loosing to kids like Somdev, who, by your own words, say he sucks and will never make it on tour!
     
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    Nicholas, you make too much sense. Fedace won't get it.
     
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    Aurelija :)
     
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    What i am saying is this. Overall, Alex is just better player than those guys he lost to this fall and more talented overall. I can't give you hard proof cause there isn't one yet so early in the season this year. If you could ask the so called experts like Bolletieri, he will tell you the same thing. When Federer lost to Tim Henman early in his career, would you have said henman is just more talented and better player than Federer ? many experts did not say just that. Federer lost to Henman then, but many experts still knew Roger was far more talented player than Henman.:)
     
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    What a Heart breaking loss by Teft and Frilling of Notre Dame in the Doubles final. There there girls, keep your head up, there will be another day.

    Women's Doubles Main Draw


    Final - 12:30 pm

    Tefft/Frilling (Notre Dame) vs
    (3)Kucerkova/Petukhova (Fresno St) wins 6-4 2-6 7-6
     
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    Hey Stanford, nice pickup in Denis Lin. So far, #1 recruiting class for 2009.
     
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    Not sure about OSU winning the National tournament this year, but I can say Stanford has gotten three very talented recruits for next year with Matt Kandath leading the way. So maybe next year, Fedace.
     
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    We will start in coming NCAA tournament. and Coach Whit is starting a Dynasty of Champions. Stanford could win the NCAA for next 5 years just like Federer has won Wimbledon for 5 consecutive years...:)
     
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    Champions generally don't loose that often. Unfortunately, your heralded team hasn't exactly been brining in the individual titles. Are they talented? Yes. Do they have the potential to do well? Yes. Will they do well? Not a chance.

    Feddie, one more thing. People aren't going to take your word for this, as we know how to judge results, which have no bias. You, on the other hand, have a bit too much bias, and it's getting a bit out of hand. You're probably the worst here at overrating players (like that kid who played #3 for UCLA, who you said would be in the top 50 right now, couldn't make a living on the futures tour and has since retired from the pro game) and you need to stop acting so stupid.

    Oh, by the way, you say you graduated from Stamford. It's the hardest school to get into in the entire country, (the smartest kid in my grade didn't even get in, despite taking Advanced Calculus, a course thats for Seniors who are two years ahead of their year, as a sophomore), and the one kid I know who goes there is probably one of the most well spoken people I've ever met in my life. I highly doubt someone of your current maturity and grammar levels even got into a community college, let alone Stamford. If you really went there, how about you please the rest of us and act like it.

    Thank you.
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    just to add to this, it's not like he (dont want to use his name in a website), was trying to make a living or pay his bills through playing tennis. he graduated and just wanted to travel. also fedace, as i said, stanford will not be #1. they can probably make top 10, yet they will still be 3rd in pac 10 cause ucla and usc will be top 8 as they have been in the past many years.
     
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    I garantee they will beat both UCLA and USC in 09. and prove that they are the better team. Their #1 can't beat guys like Ryan Thacher and Alex Clayton. so go figure.
     
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    That's guarantee, Dr. Doofus.
     
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    Respond to my earlier post. Or are you scared that someone has actually called you out and you can't back up your claims?

    And we're not going to listen to your predictions, as you haven't got one right here so far. You've got a history of being flat out wrong, so nobody is going to even give your thoughts the time of day.

    Sorry.
     
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    the Results in the Fall doesn't mean anything for the next season. Alex is not in top form right now. When Nalbandian was playing so bad in the summer, did you think he would continue to do so in the fall and winter ? No, he came back with a vengence. and Klahn with all this experience behind him now, he will be unbeatable next year. Most likely, he will play #3 or #4 spot. I won't be surprised if he goes undefeated at that spot for the entire season.:)
     
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    Of course it doesn't. Pre-season rankings, seeds at early season tourneys, etc... All of that; it means nothing! /sarcasm.

    Yet you think he's the best player in the country at the moment (I can quote you on this). Another logical fallacy!

    No, he didn't do terrible in the Summer. We all knew he would come back, because he plays his best on indoor carpet and other related surfaces, and tends to peak around this time of year. He does this every season.

    I fail to see how your point is relevant, however. Stamford hasn't done well at all in the past few years so there's no comparison to be drawn.

    Want to make a bet on that?
     
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    and Ryan Thacher at #2 spot will be unbeatable. I predict it will be all Stanford final in the NCAA championships. Alex vs Ryan..... YOu can only try to predict the winner..
     
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    fedace, will u quit posting if ucla or usc beat stanford? thanks.
     
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    Who knows, it is always possible for USC and UCLA to get lucky and beat us on one of the dual matches. but i will tell you, that We will win the NCAA championships in May of 09.
     
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    You didn't answer his question. He asked if you would quit posting if USC or UCLA beat Stamford. That is all. He didn't ask for opinions or anything, just a simple yes or no. Let's hear your answer. Yes, or No. That's it.
     
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    What if they don't win the NCAAs?
    And you're not on the team. It's not WE! It's THEM!
     
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  31. NickC

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    Those are after all the dual meets. If Stamford looses to USC or UCLA he should quit posting. If Stamford goes undefeated and wins the NCAAs, we'll let him back in.


    Feddie, I second the notion. You didn't even go to Stamford, let alone play for the team. From what I've heard by multiple sources as well is that you absolutely suck at tennis. Get off your high horse, we've all found you out.
     
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    I believe I watched Fedace play?
    Fedace, Do you remember beating Baylor, I was there!?
     
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    Sorry, but there is no way on earth that Dr. Fedace played D1 college tennis.
     
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    NO WAY FEDACE PLAYED AT A DI SCHOOL! His knowledge of collegiate players and INability to analyze hitters would make it impossible to have ACTUAL experience in that field. He is a POSTER, not a PLAYER.
     
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    Corrected for you.
     
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  36. LSStringing

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    Thanks, Nicholas! :)
     
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  37. ttbrowne

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    Hmmm, Seems Fed has disappeared from this topic.
     
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    Wait a minute, guy... i NEVER said i played for D1 school. I played in intramural tennis though. but other than that i did play on the team but it wasn't D1 school. That was before my transfer to Stanford. Anyway, beside that confusion, my analysis of pro and collge tennis players are 1 in a Million..:)
     
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    Yes, that's because the other 999,999,999 have a brain.
     
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