Roddick Angry with ATP over Prize Money Dispute

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  1. JohnnyCracker

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    Doesn't matter whether the injury is legit or fake. The rules has nothing to do with injury. It has to do with withdrawal or not finishing a match.

    Meanwhile, Isner & Querrey are sending Roddick roses and get-well cards along with thank-you-very-much cards. :)
     
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  2. GRANITECHIEF

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    Does anybody know if the penalty still applies since Roddick pulled out of Nice?
     
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  3. MajinX

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    actually the rules does involve injury. If a player who withdraws from injury and is not able to play the next tournament as well he is supposed to get full pay. it is only when they withdraw from a minor injury or whatever that they do not get paid.
     
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  4. vandre

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    it was very thoughtful of andy to take a chunk out of the chair too.

    as for the conspiracy theories, maybe he's been banished to the couch! :twisted:
     
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  5. vandre

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    fish has backed roddick publicly and said they plan to appeal. why do you expect querry and isner to say anything? it wasn't their checks that were jacked with. we can be bros and all that but at the end of the day, we gotta get paid!
     
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  6. woodrow1029

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    Correct, but he didn't pull out of Nice until yesterday. So maybe since that happened, they will give him the prize money and ranking points.
     
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  7. azn_lefty_roddick_jr

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    Oh gosh... I hope you're only joking. I love it here at TT! D:

    Looks like he won't be needing to donate his winnings to Fish, since he withdrew from the next tournament... They ought to give Mardy and him their rightfully-earned money now, or Andy will DEFINITELY have the right to blow s*** up!

    And he's far from a frat boy; he's just an animated personality on the tour, compared to all those self-reserved people... I should know, I attend a college that is second-ranked in Greek life in the nation.
     
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  8. Double_Fault

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    In 2011, what is the point of Andy Roddick?
     
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  9. woodrow1029

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    I don't understand the question..
     
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  10. Double_Fault

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    Andy Roddick broke the SF-every-2-years-at-AO by not reaching the SF in 2011. Roddick is done.
     
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  11. luvly

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    did you guys see this...



    Perhaps not a "call out" as you like to put it, but someone should tell Andy Roddick ... complaining about getting semifinal prize money after he and Fish pulled out of the doubles final at the last minute, giving the tournament organisers and the fans, not to mention their opponents, the shaft, is not a good look. This is the ATP (i.e. your playing brethren) policy, Andy -- not management trying to stick it to labour -- and the policy is a sound one. Sure, Roddick's willingness to speak his mind is refreshing, it's just a shame that his opinions so often reveal him to be a jerk.
    --Rob, Sydney

    • I don't always agree with Roddick, especially for on his on-court outbursts. But off-court, I am usually in his corner. First of all, I say we give him a pass for this gem: "The ATP stands for Association of Tennis Professionals; it should be the Association of Tie People." (Presumably, that's a dig at the ATP's flawed board structure?). Second, for all the apathetic athletes living in the Me Bubble, how do you knock an athlete for having and expressing informed opinions? Finally, on this particular issue, I'm not so sure he's in the wrong here.



    Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/jon_wertheim/05/18/mailbag/index.html#ixzz1Ml1NmQzV



    i guess the link didnt work but if you read this question in the article there is a link to this thread lol
     
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  12. jamesblakefan#1

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    Yeah...but he linked to a Sudden Death Pool from another site, and not ours! :evil:
     
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  13. got spin?

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    Shouldve not charged fish and given Roddick Fishes pulling out fee... Not fair to fish
     
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  14. luvly

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    when i clicked the link it lead me to this thread i swear
     
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  15. jamesblakefan#1

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    Yeah I know, I'm talking about the one further down the page...

    "Everybody in ... French Open suicide pool enter here. I'll supply prizes to the winners."

    And it goes to another site.
     
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  16. luvly

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    i see...i was just talking about the one in the roddick question. didnt click all the other links.
     
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  17. Nextman916

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    Just because ATP rules exist, doesn't mean that they are set in stone. It also doesn't mean they can't be adjusted for the better.

    Like previously noted, Roddick does have a strong sense of justice. He might have certain rants on court and slight sarcasm in post match losses, but when he goes in on an issue, there's a justifiable backing to it.

    Does anybody remember when he pulled out of Dubai for Shahar Peer(Israeli) being denied a visa? His best interest does not lie in prize money but in whats right and I respect him for that.
     
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  18. dcdoorknob

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    Roddick pulled out of his next tournament, so by rule they should give him and Fish the points and prize money now, correct?
     
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