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Old 02-06-2013, 07:55 AM   #30
Angle Queen
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Originally Posted by floridatennisdude View Post
The problem usually isn't the 4.5 guy. It's usually that the 3.5 lady is under rated and the captain recruited her to play with the stronger partner and dominate. Thus, the matchup is more like an 8.5 team playing an 8.0 team.

Originally Posted by goober View Post
We have 9.0 mixed and 10.0 mixed last time I checked. But 4.5s are all over the rosters of the top 8.0 teams. I have said this previously but they really need to change it to straight levels- 4.0 mixed or 4.5 mixed or 7.5 and 8.5 mixed with the rule the female cannot have a lower rating than the male. That would make the matches more competitive and interesting for everybody.
And this.

And now, Cindy, you see why I'm not playing any more USTA mixed.
A 3.5 masquerading around with a 4.0 mask on.
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