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    A lot of CROW being consumed today...

    Stefanki, Cahill and at least half the members of this board (including your's truly) sitting down to a healthy plate of crow today...Congrats to Roger! Looking forward to many more meals like this one: Now, will someone please pass me the tabasco sauce!
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    How much does emotion contribute to fatigue?

    While watching Tsonga-Djoko replay on TTC I couldn't help but notice the energy expended by both players in their occasional emotional outbursts. It's clear some players benefit from these episodes of rage (e.g. McEnroe), but in today's demanding physical game, I wonder how much this really...
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    Novak's Straight-arm Serve

    I was watching Djoker's match last night on TTC, and Martina was pointing out something I hadn't noticed before about his service motion. The point she was making was his arm is rather straight during the take-back and that he doesn't get enough shoulder rotation and snap on the ball. She...
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    Racquet Nirvana...How do you know?

    Tough question? Well, I thought so until last night's match. I played dubs and to be perfectly honest, I played rather badly. However, the entire time I never once felt like my frame was a reason for my lackluster play. In fact, it was quite the opposite. Whenever I missed a shot I found...
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    TW University site??

    Is the TW University site down? I have not been able to connect to it as of 7:30 AM EST today...
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    Eunice Kennedy Shriver, R.I.P.

    Remarkable human being. She left this world a much better place for everyone: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090811/ts_nm/us_usa_shriver It's hard to think of a better example for us all to follow.
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    Margaret Court: Martina not a good role model?

    Just saw the end of Tennis Channel's special on Martina Navratilova where Martina mentioned how dissapointed she was to hear Margaret Court state that Martina is not a good role model for young girls because she is a lesbian. Personally, I don't think a person's sexuality has any bearing on...
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    Specs for Volkl C10 Pro Comp 93???

    I recently purchased a C10 PT 93 (16x19) and a C10 Pro Comp 93 (16x18). I managed to find the specs on the C10 PT 93, but have not located the specs on the Comp. Does anyone know what the C10 Pro Comp 93 specs are? My initial impressions of thare it is slightly more flexible than the C10 PT...
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    C10 Pro Tour 93 Stringing Pattern ???

    Can someone familiar with the C10 Pro Tour 93 (16x19) confirm the stringing pattern given on this web site: http://www.klipperusa.com/stringing/viewpattern.php?mfg=TVOL skips --> 7,9 top; 8 bottom ??? thanks!
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    Hydration rule?

    Is there a rule against hyrdating between points? For example, when someone goes to towell off between points and also takes a sip of water. Woodrow? Anybody?
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    Continuous Glucose Monitoring

    I am an insulin dependent diabetic and play tennis 7 days/week, 2 hours per day. Over the past 20 years I've managed my blood sugars the old fashioned way with finger stick measurements and insulin shots. About 5+ years ago I started using an insulin pump which helped reduce my average blood...
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    Vibration Dampener Let?

    Is there any situation in doubles where a vibration dampener coming out of a players racquet can lead to a let or hindrance? What USTA rule(s) make it clear what happens in this situation?
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    "Somali Pirates to acquire Citigroup"

    This one's good... Somali Pirates to acquire Citigroup December 2, 2008 – 5:57 pm (hat tip Walnuts) November, 2008 (Bloomberg) — The Somali pirates, renegade Somalis known for hijacking ships for ransom in the Gulf of Aden, are negotiating a purchase of Citigroup. The pirates would...
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    TT Timestamps

    TW- Looks like your post time stamps are still on daylight savings time...or is your server located in an exempt timezone?
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    C10 Pro 2008 vs BB11 Mid (93) ?

    Anyone have experience with both of these sticks? I'm interested in how the BB11 Mid compares to the C10 Pro....
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