Roddick Haters

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  1. SonicSpeed

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    Agassi...mature??? He just hides it better. When he lost the match to the qualifier at St. Poelten (few days ago), he yelled "F*** me" and "Fa*got". Yea that's great maturity right there.
     
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  2. Feña14

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    Roddick isn't just a Brat, he is also a PUNK!.

    I don't know if you know this, but I don't like him :wink:

    Liam
     
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  3. Free_Martha

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    For one thing, my post wasn't even directed at you. :roll:

    For another thing, I never compared Roddick to Hewitt or Coria. Hewitt and Coria are both mad raving lunatics on the court who will fight for every stinking point they can get. Roddick is the same way but Hewitt, in particular, uses this gift of his to his maximum potential, which is why he's won so many titles and also why---interestingly enough--- nobody singularly owns him (unlike Coria, Federer, Roddick, and pretty much everybody else).

    And lastly, off the top of my head I can give you three brilliant comebacks Roddick has performed in his young career: RG 2001 vs Chang; AO 2003 vs Youzhny ; and USO 2003 vs Nalbandian.

    Not to take away from Federer's brilliance but I'll be even more impressed with him if he ever comes back from the brink of certain defeat as often as Roddick has.
     
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  4. VamosRafa

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    Well, it's nice to know that young brat/punks are pretty nice -- at least nowadays. Makes me wonder how great the truly nice guys are. :wink:

    Example, from the Pioneer Press, May 8, 2004:

    Man recounts escape from deadly fire
    by: Jim Wells


    When Pete Holm looked out the fourth floor window of his Rome hotel room early last Saturday morning, he could see flames licking at the edges of the building from below.

    With the hallways full of smoke, there was only one for way for the St. Paul man to escape: out the window, one balcony at a time, using a bed sheet as a rope.

    That plan did not work for a hotel guest on the floor above him. Holm watched helplessly as the man, also an American, fell to his death. . . .

    Peter Docherty of Wayzata owns Docherty Incentives, the company that arranged the trip [for Holm and others]. He and his wife were on the seventh floor when the fire broke out. They managed to reach the patio of another hotel guest they later discovered was American tennis star Andy Roddick, who was in the hotel with about 30 other players scheduled to play in the Italian Tennis Open.

    Docherty and others were able to wait on Roddick's patio until the smoke cleared and then exited.

    'Andy Roddick was wonderful,'' said Docherty, whose voice was still hoarse Friday from the smoke inhalation. 'I was wearing nothing but a robe I took out of my room. Andy offered me his sweater. I didn't need it, but he went back in his room and got me a pair of tennis shoes to wear.''

    Perhaps a non-punk would have done more, but I think Andy did pretty well for a punk. :wink:
     
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  5. ibemadskillzz

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    He did not say ****ot
    don"t lie
     
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  6. yee

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    I thought anybody can post to any topic they like to respond to here, whether it's directed to you or not :roll:

    Ask his opponents to try harder and and put him more in the brink of defeat then.

    I mentioned unfavourable situation, AO, USO are not unfarouvable to Andy. As for FO vs Chang, I had no comment. Of courset then you'll think I'm just bias no doubt.
     
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  7. Free_Martha

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    How in your world is being two sets down on match point NOT considered "unfavorable" for Andy? I don't care if he's playing in the US or on Mars. Those situations were pretty damn "unfavorable."
    :roll:
     
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  8. yee

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    pffff.

    I'd already define my "unfavourable" and haven't I already given my credit for Andy's mental strength? I was only just pointing out some other aspects of my observation.

    I think while you're critisizing others here who drool over federer's achievement, you're the same over andy.
     
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  9. mileslong

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    wow, i guess i am wrong then. we should give him the congressional medal of honor for letting some people hang out on his patio and offer a woman a robe... :?
     
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  10. SonicSpeed

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    I'm not lying. He's said it before in the past too. And I like Andre.
     
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  11. Ace

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    so

    so? i say both those things all the time, in regular conversation, never mind just tennis! hahahahahahahahahahaa, and i'm very mature.

    #@$@ #%R#%$ %#%$&&^*^ !!
     
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  12. @wright

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    Andre did call Fish a f-aggot when Fish was fist-pumping all over the place. That's just funny that Andre calls people that, no one uses that word any more.
     
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  13. SonicSpeed

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    Re: so

    So it means, in my opinion, that is an immature action. And your point is?
     
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  14. Free_Martha

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    Unlike the blinded-by-the-light Federer fans, I don't create threads about Roddick titled "Proof that Andy is not human" or "Is Roddick God?"

    I like Roddick's game. I like Federer's game. I don't worship either one of them.
     
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  15. yee

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    You don't create those threads, true but you just behaved defensively and jump to post that have slight critisms of Roddick.

    I see many other threads created in this forum that may not be to you or also mine liking, not just from federer fans :roll: Besides, if you think the thread is stupid, just don't read it, simple.
     
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  16. yee

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    and I saw again today what I had pointed out about Andy's mental strength, in his 2nd rd match vs mutis RG.

    Totally gave up in the final set. I don't think you'll ever see him play that badly or just gave up on a hard court back home. His last set performance is just similar to what I saw vs Canas in Rome.

    That's what I meant about his attitude on clay and his will to fight or mental strength in different environment.

    Never meant it as in insult or "bashing", just my observation.
     
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  17. Feña14

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    O dear, isn't that a shame!

    Poor old Roddick lost :D :lol: :D :lol:

    Vamos Juanqui!!!

    Liam
     
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  18. Chanchai

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    Yee... I pretty much agree.

    I know a lot of you here aren't Roddick fans *cough*... But I was just f-ing pissed how he just threw away that match. As far as I'm concerned, there were a lot of times when the match was practically in his hand and he'd just stop moving, stop caring, ***** more about the chair and Mutis, and play like he thought Mutis would serve and hit to him every time. He just went tactically stupid when he didn't even have to think at times.

    Big WTF match for me... Drove me insane as a fan. I think even if I didn't like Roddick, it would just tick me off to see a player who had a perfectly winnable match just practically toss it.

    ARGGGHHH... I never expected Roddick to go far in Roland Garros (it's like a giant DUH), but for crying out loud, he might as well have thrown a picnic for Mutis on the court.

    -Chanchai
     
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  19. chad shaver

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    "You don't create those threads, true but you just behaved defensively"

    So, you're saying that the fact that he disagreed and defended a position is wrong?

    If someone makes a statement and/or attack with which I do not agree, does that mean that my argument would automatically show that you are correct?

    It's kind of like a guy who posted an attack on the old board, and told me to "stop all this defensiveness" when I defended my position.
     
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  20. yee

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    Go back and read all my posts again till you understand the whole scenario.

    I'm only asking that particular poster to read my posts of what I have to say before responding with points that aren't relevant to it. For example, Chanchai rebutted my posts with valid points and I'm more than glad to acknowledge it. I just don't enjoy people who're jump to conclusion thinking every posts is about to bash andy and quickly jump to defense mode.

    I made a reasonable observation about Andy, that's not an attack.
     
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  21. ErwinFromParis

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    It's not that I dislike Roddick, today he just lets me undifferent... The fact is once you 've seen his explosive serve which is very intriguing almost hypnotic the 1st time you see it, then there is nothing left to watch, the way he plays tennis is the same way a timberman cut a oak, nothing but ax and musle. But he keep all my respect for what he done and what he will do in tennis, cuz' each one got his own tennis style and got to deal with it, you can't make it differently.
     
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  22. chad shaver

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    yee,

    My apologies. I somehow managed to not read your second post on this page and jumped the gun. I promise to wear my glasses next time. :)
     
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  23. rlbjr

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    With so much being made of the fact that they grew up in the ghetto by the media and the Williams family themselves, 'ghetto sisters' doesn't come off racist to me.
     
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  24. yee

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    No problem at all, Chad :wink:
     
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