The future of tennis (not like my last thread lol)

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  1. Seth_k180

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  2. Gottabekin

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    Oh Nice, but that wouldn't be fun anymore.
     
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  3. Seth_k180

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    how so? :confused:
     
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  4. ayuname

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    I can do that vs a wall!
     
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  5. Seth_k180

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    people its comon sense!!!!

    well yeah its vs a wall
    but thats just an example
    what if it was person vs person returning a 238 mph shot
    and they were going at it making an average forehand shot 200 mph
    the wall is just an example its not just how tennis is going to be played
     
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    I like tennis how it is tanx.
     
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  7. tkauffm

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    Apparently to the people at Lacoste, future tennis will be racquetball ?
     
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  8. Okazaki Fragment

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    What kind of strings is he using?
     
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    that's a pj!!!!!
     
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  10. Seth_k180

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    mmmmmm (come one)

    OK GUYS LOOK AT THIS VIDEO


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbyevts3qw0

    YOU SEE HOW RODGER HITS THE BALL WITH HIS NEW RACKET TO NOTHING
    WHY IS HE DOING THAT YOU MIGHT ASK
    ITS BECAUSE HES DEMOING THE RACKET

    DO YOU PEOPLE LOOK AT THAT AND SAY "WOW WILSON MADE A RACKET THAT LIKES TO HIT THE BALL TO NOTHING" NOOOO

    ITS A FREAKEN DEMO JUST LIKE THE FUTURE VIDEO
    ITS NOT RACKETBALL, ITS NOT JUST HITTING THE WALL
    THEY JUST WANT TO SHOW HOW PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BE IN THE FUTURE
    THEY WILL PLAY TENNIS WITH TWO PEOPLE JUST LIKE REGULAR TENNIS

    I JUST WANTED TO GET PEOPLE THINKING HOW TENNIS WILL BE LIKE IN 75 YEARS,

    IF YOU DON'T AGREE WITH THIS THEN HOW WILL TENNIS BE LIKE IN 75 YEARS
     
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  11. tkauffm

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    hopefully, relatively recognizable to what it is today. Don't you think it's in a pretty good place right now?
     
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  12. Seth_k180

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    im sorry

    but why do you have to be so closed minded
    it was just a thought and you're all just ridiculing it
    and besides the video is like a demo
    no its not racket ball :evil:

    besides i cant take this crap anymore
    i just want to give an idea
    and your all being mean about it

    fine then what is going to happen in 75 years
    we will all play with the same rackets???
     
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    i think it is in a good place
    its just so intresting to see technology advancing in tennis
    serving 238 mph

    its like right now yeah were good with skateboards
    but wouldn't be awesome if we had hover boards
     
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    hey dont take it too seriously.
     
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    the lacoste video actually does look like racquetball... you don't need to get heated up. on another note... Roger Federer isn't hitting the ball to nothing, they just don't show it. ;) calm down man.
     
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    lol he freaked when you guys suggested the lacoste video was like racquetball

    that's great. but tennis won't be like that. i think tech wise, we've hit the limit on what a person can handle. from here on out, it will just be string and ball improvement (IMHO)
     
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  17. Gottabekin

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    It's not fun anymore because you will be relying on the computer (the helmet he's wearing) to tell you where the ball is, instead of using our own coordination. You really think that it would be fun if each ball coming at you will be at 200+ mph? Can you even react to it? You will not even have time to prepare your swing as the ball is hauling-ass toward you.
     
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  18. Tofi

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    laser strings???

    Btw i like the tennis rackets as they are i dont want some mechanicle junk like the crap they have in that clip. like anyone will beable to serve at 238mph. maybe they think rackets like in the vid will help you serve 100mph more than you already do. the racket had some sort of laser strings which would be impossible to paly with and the ball looked like a bit of plastic mixed with metal but it did look pretty cool.
     
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  19. prestigeprolover

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    i do think however that they're going to use electronic line calling in the future. remove human error completely.
     
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    nicely put.
     
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    Notice how the guy seems to be somewhat ambiguous in the "lower" regions - such a tight outfit should reveal more of a bulge, no?
     
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  22. ag200boy

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    in the future, sex, as well as racquet strings and hitting partners, as well as using the bathroom, will be obsolete. duh. ;)
     
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    it's a sick tune
     
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  24. vmosrafa08

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    wow I saw the website and video and website like 4 months ago. It's not that great.
     
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  25. sureshs

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    I wouldn't mind the bathroom becoming obsolete. But I hope it is not through "recycling."

    Strings do need to become obsolete. Strings and balls are the main recurring expenditure for a tennis player. I propose research into a new membrane-like material engineered at the nano level. It will be like a drumming surface, slightly trampoliny. I am sure the technology exists today, but companies want us to keep spending money (like shaving blades and toothbrushes). You expect me to believe they cannot produce a toothbrush with bristles which do not get frayed? It is all a giant conspiracy I tell you.

    A permanent membrane which never loses tension or goes "dead." And balls made of materials which do not leak air and which do not have their surface destroyed. But let us start with the string first. No need for these futuristic useless commercials.
     
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  26. Tennis_dude ^_^

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    what???

    sorry mate
    i dont think that far up in the future
    live life to the fullest by every moment i say
    and if you spend your time looking in the future
    your wasting your time
    ok idea though
    i guess
     
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