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    College Dual Match Format Is The Greatest Thing Ever Invented

    I attend as many college tennis matches as I can. I just spent three days at the ITA Indoor Championships. And I say that whoever came up with the idea of College Dual Tennis Match was/is a genius. There's nothing not to like. The entire thing start to finish takes 2-2.30 hrs. Perfect...
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    Visiting California 02/21-02/25

    I'll be in Los Angeles 02/21-02/22 and in Palo Alto 02/23-02/25. Anyone I could hit with? Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    Visiting Palo Alto during Thanksgiving Week

    I'll be in Palo Alto area during the Thanksgiving week. Anyone willing to hit? I'm fairly flexible schedule wise.
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    So I've Sprayed Some Balls On The West Coast With TTW Posters...

    I was wondering for a while if I ever should detail my West Coast trip - but for the sake of all fellow posters... I was visiting Palo Alto the other weekend and I arranged for some friendly spray. @RajS was kind enough to reply to my post...
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    Palo Alto area 03.22-03.27

    I'll be in Palo Alto area 03/22-03/27. I'd love to hit during that time. I'm going to have more-less flexible schedule although I prefer afternoons/evenings. I can drive a reasonable distance. As far as level is concerned - I'm fairly decent. Anyone? @RajS, @Yaz, @volleynets, @MarinaHighTennis
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    Palo Alto area the Thanksgiving weekend

    I'll be visiting in Palo Alto area over the Thanksgiving weekend. Anyone interested to hit? Probably the best chance is Friday afternoon, but perhaps Sunday would work as well. I'm fairly decent, prefer singles. PM me if interested. Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
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    looking for tennis in Cabo San Lucas

    I'll be visiting Cabo San Lucas over Christmas time. Any options to play/practice tennis there?
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    looking for a chart with grip bevels dimensions for various brands

    I seem to recall someone made a chart with exact dimensions of all the bevels (sides) for grips (pallets) of all major brands: Yonex, Head, Prince, Wilson. I can't find it now. Anyone has the link?
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    excellent transaction with psquared

    traded strings: nice negotiation, prompt shipping, item as described.
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    excellent transaction with WhETHANs

    traded strings: very nice communication, prompt shipping, items as described.
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    looking for some details on Babolat RDC machine

    Hopefully someone that owns/has access to Babolat RDC machine can help me here: 1) regarding measurement of the flex of the racket. On the RDC machine - what is the distance between the hook that presses the tip of the racket downward and the bar that supports the racket in the middle? 2) what...
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    what are the strings in old wooden rackets?

    Many old wooden rackets have very similar strings - a if a single colored thread was woven in. Like the strings here: or the crosses here: or this: is that Kevlar?
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    Etiquette on picking up balls on changeover - I know, First World Problem

    So what is the etiquette on picking up balls on changeover? Like I just completed my service game and there's change of sides, there two balls on my side of the net, and one ball on the other side. Do I pick up balls on my side and leave those at the baseline, and expect the opponent to pick...
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    Tennis in Puerto Vallarta

    I'll be in Puerto Vallarta for a week over Christmas. Anyone there at that time willing to hit? Any suggestions as to where to find a partner and/or tennis place?
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    Has Flavia Pennetta retired? Or not?

    I'm confused. I thought she retired after US Open. But now she is entered in Beijing. So what's the story?
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    Anyone willing to hit Wed 09/16 in Palo alto/Stanford area?

    Turns out I'll be in Palo alto/Stanford area tomorrow morning till early afternoon. Anyone willing to hit? I would be honored to hit with north California area players...
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    a very, very nice transaction with EastAngels2014

    EastAngels2014 is a great buyer! After exchanging emails/photos we've agreed on a price, I've received prompt payment, and a note when he got the racket. Highly recommended.
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    are there any main draw matches on outside courts at second week of Wimbledon

    Like on second Monday or Tuesday? I've checked few sites with 'alleged upcoming' schedule for the second week. some say there are only junior matches on outside courts starting second Monday. Others say there are still main draw matches on outside courts on second Monday. anyone knows from...
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    on the (in)accuracy of frame counting method for serve speed calculation

    A disclaimer: this is not to diss the fine work done by maverick1 poster ( ) who provided the very elegant formula for calculating initial serve speed based on counting the frames in tennis serve recording. He's done excellent job. this...
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    FS: Nike Courtballistec 2.1 size 9.5 White

    For sale, a pair of Nike Courtballistec 2.1, white, size 9.5 US, in very good condition, i would say 8/10. Used on court for like 2 hrs. Just not my fit. Asking $20. Email for photos/details via my contact in profile.
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    FS: Nike Courtballistec 1.2 size 10 White

    For Sale: a pair of Nike Courtballistec 1.2 model, size 10US, in a very good condition, 9/10. Just too big for me. Asking $25. Email for photos/details via my contact in profile.
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    FS: Adidas CC Genius silver

    For sale, a pair of Adidas ClimaCool Genius Silver, size 9.5 US, in very good condition 9/10. Just not my fit. Asking $50. Email for photos/details via my contact in profile.
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    FS: Nike Courtballistec 2.1 and Courtballistec 1.2

    I have two Nike tennis shoes for sale. Nothing wrong with them, just do not fit my feet right. Courtballistec 2.1. Size US9.5. Condition - I would say about 9 out of 10. Courtballistec 1.2. Size US10. Condition - I would say about 9 out of 10. please email for more info/pics via...
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    is it really that easy to get a Wild Card into a Challenger?

    I'm confused. According to the order of play for Nielsen Pro Challenger posted here: one of the participant with the wild card is Rajendra Kedam. A quick check on USTA tennislink shows that he plays in NTPR...
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    Very nice transaction with Lokius

    I've purchased a racket from Lokius. Nice pre-payment communication, he even included extra set of strings to compensate for minor UPS screw up with shipping, the racket was exactly as pictured and described (frankly speaking even better than I've expected). No complains whatsoever.
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    calling Woodrow1029 - Azarenka Errani incident

    Have you seen what happened during today's Azarenka-Errani match? Azarenka returned the shot deep close to Errani's baseline. The line judge called it out as Errani hit it back, albeit barely, and Errani's shot landed way out. Azarenka challenged and the ball was in. The umpire did not...
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    Looking for Head Prestige Monstercombi Bag Black/Red

    Hi, I'm looking for a new or used Head Prestige Monstercombi Bag Black/Red bag. I believe it was a limited edition released in Europe. please leave a contact here, or send me an email via link in my profile.
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    what grommets would fit head graphite master?

    I happen to own an oldish head graphite master. It is 660cm2/102in2 18x19 thin beamed racket. There are few threads in here on how to fit this racket with new grommets - but they are old. i was wondering if there are any new/better options these days. ideas? Is there any grommet set...
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    racket head size

    I think there were discussions on this in the past - but I can't find a definitive answer. When racket specs are published, and they say 'racket head: 98 sq' - how exact is that number? I'm asking since I was doing some measurements on my own (I know, I have too much time) and the area I was...
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    was that a correct ruling?

    I've witnessed the following during an officiated match. The players split sets. they were to play match tiebreaker. Both players took a break leaving the court. One player got back in about 2 minutes. At 2.45 the umpire started calling for the other player, warning that he has just 3...