So that's why Sprem's doing so well...

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  1. Momo

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  2. Aonex

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    That Roger Federer is a jerk. It's bad enough that he's kicking the crap out of all the men, but picking on the ladies as well?
     
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  3. a verrry large duck

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    He needs to cut his hair to normal guy length.
     
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  4. Nadal2

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    No, I don't think it would have taken Roger two tiebreaks to beat Venus Williams.
     
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  5. perfmode

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    Venus wouldn't get a point off of Federer.
     
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  6. Rickson

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    Venus might get bageled by Roger, but to say she couldn't win 1 point is pushing it.
     
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  7. Defcon

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    Yes, Roger does have a tendency to double fault. Silly kid, I offered to teach him many times, he just refuses to listen :D
     
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  8. Stinkdyr

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    she'd get a few points. so would I. so would u.
     
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  9. Rickson

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    If Roger played a safe game with no double faults, we might not win a single point on him. Venus on the other hand is a pro and she could get a few points here and there, but I could still see a bagel coming out of it in Roger's favor.
     
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  10. sanitarium

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    Assuming you have two legs that work and know how to play tennis, you could get a point off anyone in the world.

    I'm 100% confident if I played two sets with roger federer, or anyone for that matter, i'd get a point. Almost anyone on this board would get a point dude, use common sense.
     
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  11. Rickson

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    San, I have gone through a whole set not losing a single point, not even a double fault, to a beginner. How much better do you think Roger is over you than I was to the beginner? I hear what you're saying though because the odds are against Roger not losing a single point, but it is possible to get completely and I mean completely bageled by Roger.
     
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    I honestly doubt that I could get a point off of Federer if he was playing his A game. I think I'm a good player but goddamn he is h4x.
     
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  13. a verrry large duck

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    Come on guys. I'll go even further. If I played 3 sets with roger federer I can guarantee I could get a GAME. I know he's like a tennis god, and he certainly is a tennis god to me, the second coming of sampras, but this is TENNIS. It's nearly physically impossible to go around golden bageling everybody in sight.
     
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  14. Vlad

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    I don't think i could get a point off Federer. Excluding lucky shots like netcords and stuff. He would not double fault a single time obviously cause he doesn't need to go for it against me. Same with all the shots. If I would just rip it at him every time than maybe he mistimes one or something. Otherwise i don't see how...
     
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    Very Large Duck: You could not win a game over roger federer unless you're at least a very good level college player. If you're just some 4.5 club player-yeah he'd serve a triple bagel to you. People get double bageled by players of their own ability-do you realize how far a pro tennis player is above an amateur, not even to say the greatest pro tennis player in the world? You cannot be serious.
     
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    You're either stuck in fantasy land or else you're trolling for dollars. Even Federer would not be able to golden bagle many PROS, but YOU, he would have no trouble doing this. I'm positive, even though I've never seen you play, that you would be lucky to win two points off of him in a 3-set match. He is not just a run of the mill pro-he's pretty unreal out there. Get a clue.
     
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  17. Ronaldo

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    Well Davenport beat the pants off of Sprem today, leaving everyone in attendance and the millions and millions of fans all over the world stunned. But now I know after that pic, the rest of the story.
     
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  18. NLBwell

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    Rickson, you are cruel. You played a beginner and didn't let them have a point? I hope it wasn't a Playboy Bunny.

    As far as winning a game off Federer is concerned, I was thinking maybe if you have a big serve you could get 4 aces, but then I remembered even guys who get 30+ aces a match against other people only get about 10 off of him.

    Maybe you could bore him into giving you a game.
     
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  19. a verrry large duck

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    Phil:
    I'm positive, even though I've never seen you play, that you would be lucky to win two points off of him in a 3-set match.

    Nice logic phil :)
     
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  20. Phil

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    Duck - I've SEEN Federer play-against top ranked pros-so I don't NEED to see you play. My "logic" is irrefutable. Keep dreaming, buddy. You can always dream...
     
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    Seriously, Federer schools guys on the tour. Duck, don't get it twisted. Federer will make you look like a f*cking noob.
     
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  22. a verrry large duck

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    well build me a wind mill and call me don quixote, I think I can get one game :)
     
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  23. SonicSpeed

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    I don't think you'd be able to convert a break point or game point opportunity. Federer is already unreal...but he raises his level on the big points. Even if you are just so good, as you say you are, I highly doubt you'd be able to win more than 2 or 3 points. And I'd even be willing to bet that you'd hit ZERO winners against him.
     
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  24. Rickson

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    Duck, while I believe you could win a few points, I am not going to believe you could win 1 complete game unless Roger felt generous that particular day. If Roger were told not to give you any charity whatsoever, you would not win one game, points maybe, a game, no way.
     
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  25. Rickson

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    I let him win a few games, yes games, in previous sets and he knew I was toying with him. This guy told me no more charity, play your best so I agreed. I crushed him, game-love, game-love, etc.. Needless to say, this brought a reality check to him. BTW, I was very conservative with my serves to make sure I wouldn't double.
     
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  26. Dedans Penthouse

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    Once upon a time, this widowed farmer in a remote little town said to his hayseed son on his 18th birthday: "Son, today you are a man--it's time you learned about the birds and the bees." The son, puzzled asked: "Huh?" and the father said "Nevermind, here's what I want you to do. I want you to go down to Miss Susie's next to the gas station and tell her that you are my son. Also, tell her that it's your 18th birthday and that your daddy said that it's time to learn about the birds and the bees."

    The father continued: "Now son, since your mama died, money has been tight, so I want you to give Miss Susie this here duck---and tell her that daddy's offerin' it to her for teaching you all about the birds and the bees."

    So, the son tucks the duck under his arm, heads down the road to Miss Susie's apartment (a walk up flat next to the gas station), he explains who he is and why he's there. She gives him an admiringly once over and says: "Hmmm...so you're Jed Smith's son, eh? Hmmmm, handsome and strong-lookin' just like your daddy." She takes the duck as payment, leads him into the bedroom and "gets the ball rolling" whereupon the son (totally untapped thus far in life) is a pent up machine who has this woman shaking and quaking and seeing rockets galore, one after another.

    A short while later, in the midst of a most delicious afterglow, she softly coos: "I'll give YOU the duck back, if you do that again." The hayseed says: "Er...uh...SURE!!" and proceeds to have this woman seeing God. Afterwards, Susie then says to him: "Son, you are amazing! Listen, I have a friend Lucy who lives upstairs, and I want you to go up there and tell her that I sent you---and I want you to do the same thing to her that you did to me." The son gets dressed, tucks the duck under his arm and sets out for Lucy's apartment. However, Lucy's pimp/boyfriend has heard howling Susie "ridin' the waves" and decides that he better keep this newly unleashed tiger away from Lucy. He intercepts the hayseed son in the hall and asks: "Hey kid, where you going?" The son replies: "I'm supposed to go see a Miss Lucy." The pimp/boyfriend pulls him aside and says: "Eh, Miss Lucy's not feeling well. Here's $10 bucks, why don't you just go home." The son says: "Er...uh...SURE!" and with the duck under his arm, he heads down the road for home.

    The father, riding his tractor sees his son walking towards him with the duck under his arm. The father shakes his head, wipes his brow and mutters to himself in disgust "that boy's is dumber than dirt.." When the birthday boy (sporting a huge grin) approaches his father he is stunned to hear his father snarl: "You lame-brain! You could'nt even do something as simple and as natural as what I told you to do!!?" The son replied: "Pa, I did 'jus what you told me to do!!" The father then asked: "Then why you still carryin' that damn bird??!!" The son slowly smiled and proudly said:

    "I got a f*** for a duck.........I got a duck for a f***.............I got $10 bucks to duck a f***...........AND I STILL GOT THE F***ING DUCK!"

    (now THAT'S a verrry large duck). So you really believe you not only could but WOULD get a game off not just a world-class pro (all of whom have talents that you can't imagine) but a pro's pro named Roger "I am capable of making pros' look 2nd-rate" Federer????????? As in you'd win 4 out of 6 points in one stretch (e.g. winning a game at "30"), or if it went to deuce (i.e. winning 50% of the points---playing him evenly), you'd then have to not only get an ad, you'd have to string together (win) the next point as well???????? To quote the hayseed: "Eh...er...uh....SURE!!!"
     
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  27. perfmode

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    Duck, there is no way in hell you are getting a game. You'd have to be at least a 6.0 player to get a game off of Federer.
     
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  28. Rickson

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    I just don't see how duck could get 4 points off of Federer in the same game, it just wouldn't happen.
     
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  29. a verrry large duck

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    Wow I'm like the center of attention all of a sudden. You guys seem to think winning a point or game is some sort of mythical accomplishment, I don't. At least I got you guys out of that ridiculous "cant even win a point" scenario :)
     
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  30. Rickson

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    but could you win a game? Nobody believes you could pull that off.
     
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  31. Datacipher

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    It's unquestionably a bagel Rickson. No points at all is not out of the question. It's certainly possible Roger could make a few errors, no doubt. But it's also wouldn't be all that surprising if she won no points.

    As for the players on this board? Get real people. Only players who have never tested themselved in open competition can be this deluded. If you go out there and "put up" you will eventually run into players at the next level and they will work you badly, and that is still 10 levels below Federer....

    But if you want to just sit at home watching and playing league occasionally then fine sure... you could get games off Federer(rolls eyes ;-)

    I have heard by the way of top pros on occasion destroying satellite pros. A good story once came from an extremely arrogant and unlikeable former top Canadian Andrew Sznajder(he won the Canadian nationals multiple times), who cracked the top 50, was #1 player in Davis cup and was one of the hardest hitters on the tour for a small guy. When he was breaking onto the tour he played with Lendl when Lendl was #1 for a week. He was getting his fair share of games(a few a set) in practice with Lendl and in his own words 'getting cocky". So Lendl simply told him "tomorrow we play for real." Sznajder said the 2 sets the next day lasted just over 20 min. and he thinks he got 3 points....

    So....replace Lendl with Federer and ask yourself...am I as good as Sznajder was?
     
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  32. a verrry large duck

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    Rickson:
    but could you win a game? Nobody believes you could pull that off.

    you don't have to believe me, that's why its called an opinion, i just chimed in I didn't start the topic. If you think a game's a ridiculous, I consider it even more ridiculous the assumption you can't win a point or two in a three set match when it's your goal simply to win one point or one game, on grass no less! Heck you can blast 6 faults into the net in one game, and still potentially have the score at deuce. If anyone's stupid enough to play as if they're trying to win the match, I'd be right along with you putting some money into a triple bagel. Move on. Federer's my favorite player too :) but I don't surrender common sense. He's a tennis god, and on any given day its within the realm of possibility he could triple bagel you. It's stubborn though to claim its not within the realm of possibility on any given day to win a game either.
     
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  33. Phil

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    Well that is why you posted this lame brained topic, for the attention, right Duckseed? You wouldn't even take a game off James Blake, Vince Spadea or Justin Gimelstrob, so how in the would could you get one off Federer? I'll go one further-Not only would you not get ONE POINT off of him in a match, you wouldn't even PUT THE BALL IN PLAY. Yep, that's right. And by that, I mean, putting the ball in the singles court.

    Don Quixote was deluded, but you're just plumb dumb.
     
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    I remember playing a girl who lost 11 straight games to me and then it happened. I was being the ultimate nice guy and gave her a point on a crack, which we usually do a let on, and I gave her an out serve as a fake ace because she thought it was in. We played no deuce in the tennis class I had with her and when she won the last point from a high bouncing serve I mistimed, I was disappointed in my professor's no deuce rule. I laughed it off, even when she went around bragging to everyone in class that she beat me in a game, but in reality, she would not have won if not for 2 things, I gave her 2 points, and we played no deuce. My point being Roger doesn't have to give up out serves by being a nice guy and he certainly wouldn't play a game with no deuce so you might win points against him yes, but would you win a game? Not a chance!
     
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    Again, we have Rickson playing assorted handicapped people, women, children, senior citizens, dead people, cats and dogs, etc. and BRAGGING about his "successes"-bagels and the like. On a few occasions I've played 1.5 players too, if there wasn't anyone else around and I didn't have a match set up. Instead of WHOMPING these beginners and then BRAGGING about it in public, though, I gave them some practice and maybe a tip or two. You ought to buy yourself some class... You and your buddy Masha/guest/mariafreak suffer from the same affliction-accute minaturitis peckeritis. This girl probably found a weakness in your game and then beat you silly; you gave her the game my a**...rather than whomp on her, you should have asked her out, that is if her illness, whatever it was, permitted it.
     
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    Phil, do you have a wooden leg? I'd like to play you next.
     
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  37. a verrry large duck

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    Phil:
    I'll go one further-Not only would you not get ONE POINT off of him in a match, you wouldn't even PUT THE BALL IN PLAY. Yep, that's right. And by that, I mean, putting the ball in the singles court.

    Forget putting the ball in play, I think the priority would be to help pull your head out your *** before you start squeezing :)
     
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  38. Rickson

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    Finally! We agree on something!
     
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    Phil would probably lose to big duck. That's why he's on his case so much.
     
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  40. Phil

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    Uh, uh...has LameDuck finally conceeded...never fails, get 'em steaming and out comes the irrelevant profanity. As for YOU, Rickson, I'm certain YOU would BAGEL Federer-that's all three sets in a best-of-five. You are THAT good, man.
     
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