linespersons are good

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  1. 10s talk

    10s talk Semi-Pro

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    it is amazing how good they are.....how many times has a shot been in or out by a fraction of an inch and they get the call right
     
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    are... are you asking us?
     
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  3. raiden031

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    Yes but there are many times when they make a call that is off by several inches. I think the challenge system has proven just how flawed the linespeople really are. I don't blame them because they are doing their best, but there is certainly alot of error in it. I was at the US Open and watched some matches up close and watched them serving from the perspective of a linesperson and sometimes it was so fast I couldn't tell where the ball landed and I was right at the service line watching from the side.
     
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  4. 10s talk

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    just a statement, your opinion is welcome

    I think they do an outstanding job, they get less than a second to make a call, and shot spot shows how good they are.
     
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  5. raiden031

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    It goes both ways. Good tight calls can be confirmed as well as proven wrong.
     
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    right on sometime they are right sometimes they are wrong. its pretty embarrassing imo when they call one in that is a few inches out
     
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  7. 10s talk

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    have you tried calling a close 125 mph serve ?...... with no time to think about it
     
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  8. superstition

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    This generalization fails because each lines person is a unique human being. Some are outstanding. Some are not. Plus, every situation is different.
     
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