Where do you put the ball?

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  1. sureshs

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    Not talking about your placement skills, but where all do you women keep the extra ball? Because I was playing mixed dubs yesterday, and was looking for a second ball (the third ball had gone over the fence to be retrieved later). I glanced discretely at my partner's skirt but could not see any bulge. I asked her: do you have the second ball? And she dives deep into her cleavage and pulls it out. Then I noticed she did this all the time. And her proportions and the tightness of her spandex-like outfit complement each other in such a way that the ball stays in position however much she moves. The ball is squeezed tightly between the big barriers on either side.

    Is that considered the proper thing to do?

    BTW, we won the match.
     
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  2. larry10s

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    did you take the ball yourself? there is probably a rule about that
     
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  3. larry10s

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    seriously though with all the sweat i do not know if i would want to play with that ball
     
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  4. sureshs

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    No, that would be too much effort. It was so deep down that it was not visible, even with a careful look (and I was looking very carefully once I knew it could be in there). You would have to get real close and look down.
     
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  5. sureshs

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    I had no choice.
     
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  6. shell

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    I would personally never, ever do that. I rarely see it, but I suppose some do it.
     
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  7. mikeler

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    Was she hot?
     
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  8. StringingIrvine

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    i guess you could put balls there, i've never heard or seen about females putting the ball there. It must be strange having her reach into her cleavage everytime to get out a ball.
     
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  9. sureshs

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    It is a tough call. I will just say that for her age, she looks hot to some people and her outfits are as revealing as possible and she likes to flaunt it. She is a very nice person and calls all men "darling."
     
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    I've only had one partner do this..the sweat thing crossed my mind too when she handed it to me....:?
     
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  11. raiden031

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    One would hope so! Otherwise that might be cheating.
     
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  12. StringingIrvine

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    AHAHAHAHH that was great.
     
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    I don't think its any nastier than shoving it up your skirt by your butcheek. Just as much sweat there . . . Its not like its going to be soaking wet and even so by the time she serves all the water will fly off.

    Just my 2cents
     
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  14. larry10s

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    very good raiden031
     
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  15. mikeler

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    Tennis is just gross. I quit...
     
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  16. xr3fgb

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    Damnit, this thread is useless without pictures!
     
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  17. sureshs

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    On the side, on the side
     
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    Maybe a dab of perfume would help? Poor old, weak men like me need any kind of motivation we can get, er, uh, I mean, smell.

    On second thought, it could be a bad visual...let's drop the whole idea. Not cool.
     
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  19. maverick66

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    women are gross? i think other wise. if it was a big hairy fat guy putting the ball in the tighty whities i might not use that ball but cute girl no issue from me.

    ive seen them tuck in the panties but never in the bra. i would think it would bounce out of there when they moved.
     
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  20. sureshs

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  21. maverick66

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    still wouldnt bother me. o well you get a little sweat on the ball. and i was under the impression that a sports bra was needed for tennis so stuff isnt bouncing all over the place. i guess she is just has perfect boobs.
     
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  22. sureshs

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    And wears a tight swimsuit-like outfit which is not a swimsuit though.
     
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    yeah, I saw someone did the same thing like this yesterday on the court next to mine...surprised the heck out of me :)
     
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    No, I would never put the ball anywhere but under the compression shorts.

    I think it would make me miss my volleys.
     
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  25. sureshs

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    Why were you looking at the next court?
     
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    Because the lady over there was hiding her balls in weird places!
     
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  27. maverick66

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    well thats a good thing. wouldnt be very lady like to have her balls hanging out:shock:
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if this was a form of gamesmanship. In mixed, I frequently see some ladies be a little less discreet in their dress (thongs, see-through clothing) or behavior (bringing up flirty subjects). And having watched many ladies matches, I don't see the same "tricks".

    *shrug*

    While I wouldn't want my partner to do it (distraction's a double-edged sword), if the other side wants to play the game I won't complain.
     
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  29. coyfish

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    They should just ducktape the ball to their back. Problem solved.
     
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    I think I know this woman. Does she wear alot of Fila? Anyway, at my parents club a woman did this. She wore tight clothes and I thought it was tacky that the put the ball in her cleavage.
     
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  31. StringingIrvine

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    I used to hit with a girl and she would put the ball on the side of her shirt, it was really strange. She wore a tight shirt and would put the ball right above her hip. It look really strange.
     
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    *looked really strange
     
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  33. Cindysphinx

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    I sometimes have as many as three balls up my skirt when practicing something where you need a lot of balls.

    I know. It looks strange. You dudes gotta understand -- I don't have pockets. You try limiting yourself to one ball in your pocket and you'll see that you'll get desperate enough to put a ball almost anywhere!
     
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  34. sureshs

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    Why don't women wear loose shorts like the men? After all female soccer players wear them.
     
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    'Cause we don't want to look like female soccer players.

    Seriously, the clothing is one of the best parts about being a female tennis player. Lots of choice, lots of age-appropriate things, lots of figure-flattering things.

    Contrast this to golf, where they have actual rules about how short your skirts can be (my tennis skirts would get me thrown off of a golf course). Frumpity frump frump frump.

    You know, I haven't bought a new tennis shirt in ages. Maybe I'll go buy one right now. . . .
     
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  36. maverick66

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    i like the little skirts they wear. if there a good looking girl with good legs let the skirt stay.
     
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  37. gocard02

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    Why don't tennis skirts have pockets? Otherwise, why are they called "tennis" skirts. You should just call them skirts, because they don't really help with tennis.

    Seriously, is there no market for tennis skirts with pockets?
     
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    i had a conversation about female players and skirts, her arguement was that skirts look silly with tennis shoes. I told her that if a pretty lady was wearing a tennis skirt i wouldn't even notice the shoes.
     
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    I saw a WTA match recently, and thought the player put a ball away into a pocket in her skirt. Not under her skirt, under her undies, but into a side pocket. At least that is what it appeared in the fleeting moment I saw it.
     
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  40. sureshs

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    Ask her to lose the skirt and stick with the shoes
     
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  41. maverick66

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    were i played as a kid there was a group of old ladies that always played next to us. they had to be in there 80's. one day one of them forgot her skirt and went onto the court. we all saw and gave a little giggle at this and figured one of her friends would tell her and she would go and find her skirt. nobody said a thing and she played like that for the entire hour. it was like the elephant in the room nobody would say something.
     
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    Come on, give us pics of your doubles partner!!!!
     
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  43. seleswannabe

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    This thread is hilarious! How on earth can you play tennis with a ball between your boobs?? I'm a woman and I can't for the life of me figure out how you could have proper strokes with something that big in there?!
    Some of the girls on my team and I were just discussing this topic. It is pretty gross that we *store* the ball up our compression shorts near our rears. Admittedly, it gets pretty darn sweaty in there. In our defense though.....shorts are completely frumpy and no major athletic brand makes a skirt WITH compression shorts that has pockets. So we are left with few choices.
     
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  44. coyfish

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    Well im sure it wouldn't be too dificult to make a small elastic pocket on the shirt or pants for the ball.

    Women have to make a fashion statement though . . . it would never catch on.
     
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    There are quite a few compression shorts and tennis spankies with elastic pockets on them. I'm guessing someone uses them. However, in tennis I've found the ladies tend to like to pop balls away or pull them out rather quickly, and I don't know of any ladies that can do that without just tucking them under the compression shorts. Even ladies that play in men's shorts tend to fish for balls in the pockets. I'm always in awe of how fast the men can find balls in their pockets.
     
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  46. maverick66

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    years of practice:)
     
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    I have been using that argument for years!

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  48. maverick66

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    stroking the ego a little bit jolly?
     
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  49. GPG

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    why women always keep their stuff between their boobs!!!

    ROFL
     
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  50. chinadoll724

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    I've always just stuck it into my pockets when I wear shorts or under the compression short when I wear skirts, but i found compression shorts with pockets today!!! They look funny- like they're upside down, but the stretch keeps the balls in.

    I can't imagine how sweaty the balls would get tucked into her chest and yes, that grosses me out. Sure you might sweat a little near the thigh/rear, but there's a lot less contact with the ball on your skin doesn't get nearly as sweaty.


    Ew.
     
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