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Old 03-23-2013, 03:03 PM   #2
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I've been on both sides of that one---though I typically don't question an opponent's calls unless they are so horrible that it is undeniably clear the intent is to cheat to win. I watch enough tennis on television to know that even the pros are wrong as often as they are right when they question line calls. Just watch how often they are wrong on challenges. Close balls make for close calls and some you get right and some you get wrong. That's why the rule is to give the point away if you are not completely sure of the call. If you are, make the call in good faith and don't worry about it. Sometimes people see balls the way they want to see them in important matches. Most players are good sports and honest on the court. On the rare occasion when you have an issue like this one, you handle it as fairly as you can---which sounds like exactly what you all did.
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