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    Why no World Team Mic ups on the sideline?

    I wonder if they taped a bunch then looked and was like nah this aint gonna work But Mcenroe should have something good to say
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    Why no World Team Mic ups on the sideline?

    Does anyone have any? So Pro Europe but of course that has to be expected. Also Im assuming its difficult to translate Australian to Canadian to English back and forth would need subtitles or professional translator.
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    Why Serena is a victim if her own success and why she is the GOAT

    If you watch the match you see that Andreescu is not deferential to Serena at no point in the match. She has no respect for her on the court(only off). Shes screaming, shouting and celebrating as she pleases. A lot of this seems to be a product of her being a huge fan of Serena. And you gotta...
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    How did Medvedev survive in no mans land

    Admittedly I only watched a couple of his matches but he seemed to anticipate and move extremely well in no mans land for many points. Dont think I ever seen a 6 6 guy move so well like that. Wonder if this is a trend once people see his success
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    What did Medvedev say to Rafa at the end?

    Interesting. Rafa was shaking his head like dont worry about it my G. But I guess he could have been shaking his head like no no Im not the best.
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    What did Medvedev say to Rafa at the end?

    Did they mention in the presser? Looks like Medvedev apologized for something. This is maybe why players lose to big3 guys. They respect them too much
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    Fair. Infield fly rule maybe more appropriate. If baseball and all their deep rooted history and traditions can change tennis can innovate as well. I understand the sample size for touching the net vs infield fly rule is not the same but that should make it even easier to changed
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    True also new rule makes it hard need new generation of players and umps and those guys never retire
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    Yes lets just do things because thats the way its always been done. Lets not let women vote or allow people to openly discriminate. Ok I get it - but to assume all rules are good is bad. If that were the case we would still be roaming the forest and desert
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    Fair point but I think it actually causes injury, trying to stop before touching the net or going around it. (My opinion i dont have any data to back that up)
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    Sorry I meant written to be specific as in you cannot manipulate the net since that is the goal. Not to make sure someone lightly taps it with their racquet or body then loses the point for that reason. Time Violations dont seem to be enforced consistently but the way I understand it different...
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    This is not the 1800s we can write rules that are specific and make sense. Umpires can easily enforce if someone is raising the net. Much easier that deciding time violation.
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    You right, tennis isnt a contact sport afterall
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    They why is the rule not written like that? Why is it if you touch or tap it you lose.
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    Why do these weird touching rules exist?

    Exactly how is that not good for the sport? At the pro or amateur level
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