two 4.5s play a tiebreak against a current ATP pro...what's the score?

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  1. NLBwell

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    ?????????????????????
    Maybe Lleyton Hewitt, Andre Agassi, or Raphael Nadal, but I can't think of too many other 16 year old guys who would destroy Futures level players.
    Don't know that even Peliwo would claim that he would destroy his competition.
     
  2. Relinquis

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    what's the matter? did the pro lose or something? why the delay?
     
  3. thejackal

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    the pro definitely won. video editing is taking longer than I'd like. the trailer should be out in a day or so
     
  4. Trailer?? Its a tiebreak for god sake not a bolckbuster movie....Just release the whole thing
     
  5. woodrow1029

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    Just upload the video to Youtube. I mean, people are going to stop caring pretty soon.
     
  6. MichaelChang

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    Who cares anyway....
     
  7. Totai

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    You can watch the trailer for free, but for only 4 payments of $19.99, you will be able to watch the whole tiebreak!
     
  8. MichaelChang

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    It will be available on DVD and 3D Bluray in 3 month. Stay put.
     
  9. thejackal

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    I'm trying to do this right, so that I can eventually get some other pro players onboard. hence the wait.
     
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  11. Relinquis

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    lmao you almost got me
     
  13. Worth a try right!!
     
  14. thejackal

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    I was thinking "how could that video possibly be down, gotta take a look and find out why."
     
  15. NLBwell

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    Didn't know the 4.5's were female.
     
  16. dcdoorknob

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    too late...
     
  17. psYcon

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    whatever editing you do please don't put any kind of music in it. that would really spoil it
     
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    I get it. We're back to these outlandish scenarios again.

    Here I got one. What would happen if a zebra mated with a giraffe, but the zebra was albino and the giraffe had a genetically short neck almost like a horse? What would you - wait, I'm confused, Let me get back to you on this one.
     
  20. Bergboy123

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    Well that's obviously impossible because zebras aren't attracted to the often spotted appearance of a typical giraffe.
     
  21. NLBwell

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    An Okapi.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Okapi2.jpg
     
  22. Relinquis

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    what's the score?
     
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    Boy, this thread sure died when no vid ever got posted.....
     
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    Was in SD 18 months ago and got to play a set with one of the local 50+ 5.0's and he was solid with classic game style. Fun to hit with and showed a CA 5.0 is not the same as an AR 5.0
     
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    What a goofy thread. 4.5s (and I am one) stand no chance against current or retired ATP players. Having played 5 tie breaks with former world class players, I can tell you they are as nice as they want to be.

    I can't imagine how much better a current touring pro is. Anyone with an NTRP rating who thinks they could get a point even off a WTA doubles team is just plain delusional.
     
  26. Ellipses

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    Well, it's almost two weeks after the weekend you said it would come out. How long can "video editing" of a tiebreak take?
     
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    The Titanic was edited quicker, seriously, why do you need to edit it, filming seven points shouldn't be that difficult to put up on youtube.
     
  28. thejackal

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    We don't have a ranking system here in my backwater country, but i reckon i could play at 4.5 level, 4.6 if there's no wind, no unexpected noises, not too humid or hot and my hitting partner has a horrible hangover:)

    Anyway, we used to have a weekly sparring session, and among those were some of the top ranked juniors in our country - one of whom now plays for Elon (played some futures as well). I played this guy a few times(even though he was just messing about), and it's not just that i got absolutely demolished, but it's that he knew exactly when to pull the trigger, what kind of shot to hit etc..and his movement was very similar to Djoko - that fast mad ferret running skidding way...I did get 2 points though, mostly by accident though. I did apologise.
     
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    Apocalypse Now 2.4.5

    Apocalypse Now: The Canadian Tiebreak

    The highly-publicized delays and catastrophes in the grueling shoot (scheduled for about 17 weeks but ending up lasting about 34 weeks), along with extra-marital affairs, a grandiose and suicidal director, drug use and other forms of madness, were mostly due to a rain-drenching typhoon (named Olga) and a star-debilitating, near-fatal heart attack for the star, thejackal.

    After its first editing, the original version was six hours long and had to be severely edited. A documentary about the film's chaotic making, shot in part by Coppola's wife Eleanor and including interviews with most of the cast and crew, was titled Hearts of Darkness: A Film-maker's Apocalypse (1991). [Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness was an inspiration for the film.]
    http://www.filmsite.org/apoc.html
     
  31. PrinceMoron

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    Is that a pressurised bubble? There is so little run back you'd need to use a jr racquet.
     
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    wow if it takes you this long to edit a tiebreak , I dont even want to know how long it would take to edit an entire match.
     
  33. NLBwell

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    My son made a music video for a band who was signed to a recording contract (so it was a good opportunity to get his name known) and by the time he finished editing it, the band had broken up.
     
  34. Bergboy123

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    By the time this editing is done, TT forums will be obsolete :D
     
  35. Akubra

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    What editing could it need anyway? Just upload the thing to youtube already and let people see it. You can post an edited version later if you need to for some reason. We don't need fancy titles etc. Just the video.
     
  36. tennishotdog

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    epic editing fail
     
  37. Bowtiesarecool

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    The special effects better be amazing.
     
  38. Ellipses

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    +10!!!
    Hilarious. Made my day. I'm a fan of Japanese anime and even I find this exaggeration crazy!
    ELS (extinction Level shot)
     
  40. GoSurfBoy

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    +1............
     
  41. lucabaldi

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    Hi all, first post for me (and sorry for my english, I'm from Italy), but this thread got my attention.
    Maybe this video can help defining the difference between pro's and (skilled) amateurs.
    Italian Eurosport commentator, Federico Ferrero, lefty amateur player with a decent game, I'd say something around a 4.0, plays a 10 point tie-break against Andrey Golubev. It was december 2010, Golubev reached his top-ranking of 33 atp october that year.
    The score was 10-1, the only point of Ferrero was a winner (and maybe lucky) half-volley (following his second serve!). But it's not like he couldn't touch the ball during play, he even made a couple of not-so-bad slice returns.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pzaq-Xzonc

    Hope it's interesting :)
     
  42. Relinquis

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    thanks luca. that was cool. those backhands are solid.
     
  43. lucabaldi

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    Well, Golubev ones for sure :)
     
  44. Bowtiesarecool

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    I wonder how long it took to edit this.
     
  45. lucabaldi

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    ???
    Edit what?
    My message?
     
  46. MichaelChang

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    Federico Ferrero looks better than 4.0 to me.
     
  47. tennishotdog

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    yeh the guy is at least 4.5 with those strokes and serve.
     
  48. Bowtiesarecool

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    The video we' 're all waiting for is still being edited. I was making a joke that, now that I've had to explain, is no longer a joke.
     
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    thejackal any updates?
     

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