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Old 12-11-2013, 10:16 PM   #72
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Originally Posted by atatu View Post
I guess I see this as something different than playing around and not trying, which is what was suggested. Obviously every pro gets tired and loses to opponents he shouldn't lose to or they almost lose to someone who they shouldn't lose to. I read the post in question to suggest that JJ was just fooling around and not really trying, knowing he could win in the end. I have no idea if that is true or not, but if it's true I don't think that's very professional. That's just my opinion, and you can disagree without attacking me as being "stupid."
Agassi 'allegedly' threw 2 sets against Connors at the US Open one year, knowing that he would win in 5. Supposedly it was to get the '5 set' monkey off his back. This is just hearsay tho. Does that affect your opinion of Agassi now??
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