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  1. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    I don't know about that. It was a bit harder no doubt but there's a big difference between being hit on your lantern jawbone and being hit right in the throat.
  2. Candide

    The life of Novak Djokovic

    The difficult early years...
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    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Point is Djokovic fans are whining that the woman overreacted and she should have just gritted her teeth and stoically endured it without blinking. However, our hero acts as if he'd been shot with hand gun such is the glaring and sulking after a minor clip from Nadal. He was clearly implying the...
  4. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    When people hit Djokovic it's "bad sportsmanship" but when Djokovic hits other people it's just a heroic overflow of his volcanic Baltic passion. Worst. GOAT. Ever.
  5. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    I imagine you're right, those ball boys do think themselves lucky to be touched by greatness. You should count yourself lucky to able to view and write about it. Treasure these moments.
  6. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Heh, I love when "new users" come swaggering in with a manner like they've been around for years. It's weird. Kind of like they've been here before in a different guise... Keep on trollin' in the freed world, dude.
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    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Pinocchio the "new user" eh? Someone's nose is getting longer by the second, I'm guessing.
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    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Some Sergeant Slaughters around here want blood.
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    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Dkokovic's narcissistic, self-serving response to the incident sums up his whole problem, “She doesn’t have to go to the hospital for this... You’re going to choose a default in this situation? My career, grand slam, centre stage.” He didn't need to hire on a New Age guru to try to adopt some...
  10. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Ha, you're probably right. In my defense though, I'm an English teacher though and All the Kings Men is one of my favourite novels of all time.
  11. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    It's a good thing he never took up archery.
  12. Candide

    There is no rule saying a player who hits somebody MUST be disqualified

    Context isn't part of tennis? If you say so.
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