Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by rommil, Oct 12, 2009.
Nadal i knew, he complains about everything when he is steamrolled by someone!
But Roddick?? He has played 5 matches since Wimbledon for Gods sake!:shock:
Maybe Nadal should think of taking care of his own schedule first.
There are other players who will be glad to play in Asia in winter and collect the money.
And skips the entire euro clay court season.
Exactly, didnt see this coming from him.
Nadal/Roddick havn't won anything for awhile and now they are getting all pissed. Had Nadal successfully defended RG and Roddick won SW19, they would of kept their mouth shut.
Taking their fustration out on the ATP organizers isn't going to help.
Say's the one who loves the guy who tanked the rest of the season.
Nadal has played a little over 60 matches all year, and he is whining. That is a little over 5 matches a month (one week).
I wish I could tell my boss I'm only going to work 60 days a year, because the work schedule is too grueling. :roll:
It's not the first time Roddick's complained a/b the schedule.
They are right. The schedule is too long, it's ridiculous to have less than a month as an 'off season'.
LOL..I dont get what Roddick is complainig about either.
Nadal got injured didn't he, which makes it worse.
What concern is it of your's whether he is complaining or not, you train for as long as these sportsmen do and see if you get tired after 10 monthss, hell, you'll probably get tired after a days work.
I think it is possible to Cram every thing into October including the Masters Final. and just leave Davis cup for november and december. and move the davis cup semis to November.
that is the Final solution. I think i will send it into ATP chairman. If they Accept then i get 10 % recommendation FEE. thank you.
Top players are in-charge of their own schedule.Nadal can afford to skip tournaments if he dosent want to get injured.Skipping a couple of minor events wont kill him.
Huh? What are you talking about?
Why are others not complaining then? Roddick is fine.He dosent do it too often but Nadal?
And like I said top players can afford to miss events.
These events are necessary for other players.They need the income,they need the matches.
It's obvious that your a federer fan (your UN would suggest). Federer tanked the rest of the year (except MC) and your critisizing some people complaining when they kept there manhood and are still playing. Unlike 'the god' who gives up when tired.
Other players aren't complaining because they are too scared.
Nadal played a total of 83 matches after the last year USO, that’s a hell a lot more than this year. Funny he didn’t complain anything after having a good year, but this year’s, the lack of success is bothering him.
Actually I made a thread on this earlier this year which highlighted guys like Nadal, Blake, Safin, and Roddick who have complained about the schedule.
Nadal complains more because he wins a lot so he has to play more matches than the losers
Fed doesn't complain but right now he is sitting out so obviously this season in 2009 IS too long for him. He just doesn't say it out loud.
The off season is too short, but to a large extent players can self-regulate. If I were in Federer or Nadal's position then I wouldn't be playing any 500 events unless they were essential for tournament prep, wouldn't play any Davis Cup unless it was a semi or final, and would probably skip at least one and maybe two of the masters events. They could do all that and still comfortably be the top two in the world.
For lower ranked players it becomes harder, as skipping events can seriously compromise your ranking position. A two month break with only seven masters events (and only being able to count 16 tourneys toward your ranking) would seem like a common sense compromise.
Federer tanked what?? What are u smoking?
None the less, nadal has had the 2nd best year.
First of all Roger is playing 3 tournaments even without the Asian swing so he hasnt tanked the rest of the season.
And I know I'd rather have the player 'tank' a couple of tournaments rather than risk getting injured.Staying healthy is part of the game and you have to take the necessary measures.
He said that he's not playing shangai and Paris simply because to rehabilitate, funny that he was fine until the US open final.
Oh and speak proper English.
You realize he has two newborn twin girls? Not exactly great for them to be traveling around the world is it?
Nadal slammed the schedule last May as well.
when did he get injured???
Just before wimbledon. Where have you been the last few months?
Federer dosent complain because he knows the other players need those tournaments,he knows the fans around the world deserve to be able to get an opportunity to see some good tennis and because he knows when to stop.
Just because the top players want the schedule cut out dosent mean it should happen.
He`s got 2 fairly newborn daughters at home in case you missed it, and he has dasically already locked the no1 position.
Why dont you speak proper Swedish instead?
He’s in a drought since his last win in May at Hamburg. Definitely not what he expected back then. I senses that he’s not too thrill and that’s why he’s complaining.
When he was losing, LOL
All top 30 players are required to play 4 500 events.
The only injured thing with Nadal is his confidence !
LOL. 10 chars
No, I believe Federer was the one losing back then. That was when he had his 'mono' Fed fans love to go on and on about.
Did not notice that one.
I'm allowed to make spelling errors as i write with one hand (my other hand is occupied by a machete)
I still say 2 month off in November and December is the key. ONly davis cup to be played in those month, semis and Finals.
Give it too Nadal, he probably could use it...
I don't keep tabs on the guy, i think it was his leg or ankle. Personally i think it was due to the fact he was upset at losing to RS.
They're also required to play all the slams and masters tourneys (apart from Monte Carlo). Guess what? Nadal didn't play Wimbledon. Federer isn't playing Shanghai. The reason they're required to play four 500 events is because a player can count 18 tournaments toward their ranking (4 slams + 9 masters + 4 500s + 1 masters cup = 18). They can choose not to play them, but it means they give up the points from that tournament. Federer and Nadal can easily give up tournaments and still be way ahead of the competition. Having said that, they could easily end up playing a couple in prep for the AO and Wimbledon.
Plus they are racing each other for number 1 (or were), statto.
On another point, they really do not have off for even a month. You can't take the whole month off and then suddenly start playing the AO.
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