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    Drilled in face during team practice match.

    Mongo: "it's tennis people get hit" I AGREE That there are some scenarios where players should back off shots because of the situation and their skill level they might hurt someone. I think several posters (not everyone) agreed with this. No mas.
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    Drilled in face during team practice match.

    Final comment: The guy that hit me is on my USTA 6.5 combo 6.5 and over team and we are playing in the state finals starting Friday. The incident occurred during a "friendly" team practice. He is not one of our regular team mates and I don't think I am going to play any more combo so I doubt...
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    Drilled in face during team practice match.

    I agree. I'm 72 years old & my gums have receded and aren't as big as they used to be. I was hit point blank with a pretty big shot. I'm surprised they weren't loosened.
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    Drilled in face during team practice match.

    I wasn't hugging the net & I didn't hit a weak shot. I had to run in from behind the service line & the choice I had was to avoid hitting him in the face and still win the point. I didn't have an angle to hit a winning passing shot so I tried to tap it at his feet (or at least below the waist)...
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    Drilled in face during team practice match.

    Last week we practiced at night against one of our 6.5 combo teams. -The 3.0 player I played against who was new on the team was one of those guys that lobbed 30% of the time and hugged the net (3-4 away) when he could. -He or his partner hit a short, easy sitter to me inside the service line. I...
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    Line calling issue on clay

    MikeJ: Thanks! When looking at marks to confirm a call if there is undisturbed clay the ball is out.
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    Line calling issue on clay

    Question about marks on clay: 1. Assume you can see the mark close to the line. The mark looks like a crater with a distinct edge between the mark and the line. I would call this out. Correct? 2. Assume you can see the mark close to the base line. The mark looks like a crater with a...
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    Line calling issue on clay

    I think most of us agree on: 1. You can ask your opponent if he is sure of is call. 2. You can ask your opponent to check the mark 3. You or your opponent can call a ball out (and the call stands) even if a mark can't be found. 4. Player "A" can ask their opponent (Player B) if they (Player A)...
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    No more watching WTA on Beins

    WTA TV works well with live matches. When I try to use "On Demand" most of the time the video pauses 5-20 seconds to reload every 10 seconds. In other words it is unwatchable. I can stream netflix, amazon, youtube without any issues at all so the problem is on the WTA TV streaming side. Any...
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    WTA Back On Tennis Channel

    WTA TV works well with live matches. When I try to use "On Demand" most of the time the video pauses 5-20 seconds to reload every 10 seconds. In other words it is unwatchable. I can stream netflix, amazon, youtube without any issues at all so the problem is on the WTA TV streaming side. Any...
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    I hate it when people compare Federer to God

    There is way more "proof" that Federer exists.
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    Cramping problem in hot humid weather

    I was hoping I would get 1-2 responses so thanks! Here's a couple of comments: Environment: -I do wear all white dry fit shirt, hat & mostly white shorts when I play. -I think shade is critical. Last year I brought a folding chair with a clip on umbrella which blew over and was a big hassle...
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    Cramping problem in hot humid weather

    I play singles and doubles in the North Carolina senior games finals each year in September. The last 2 years the temp has been in the 90's with high humidity. The matches are played on Har Tru courts. The singles matches start at 12 noon & the doubles 2:30-3:45. Last year my singles match...
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    Silent Partner Machines...what’s up with the auction site

    i bought one 3 years ago. I've used it 100+ times ... works great
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    FS / FT Yonnex RSD 001 MP; POG; Prince Turbo Shark

    Is th POG the OS or the 100?
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    need timer for tennis lights

    I don't know. I'm getting an electrician to look at it.
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    need timer for tennis lights

    We have 4 courts... one timer for courts 1-2 & one timer for 3-4
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    Ball machine - Go high end? Or are the features not worth it?

    I look forward to your review of the Spinfire.
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    need timer for tennis lights

    I think you misunderstood me. The lights are "regular" tennis court lights not LED. I was hoping to find a timer that would have a LED like display so you could see how much time was left. BTW, I just checked & the existing wind up timers are made by Intermatic.
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    need timer for tennis lights

    Something like this might work. However, we could probably save some electric use by using a timer instead of an on off switch.
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    need timer for tennis lights

    "Also, club management should have maintenance people that know. That, of course, begs the question why you aren't having club management handle all of this or are you part of club management?" I'm an owner living in a 55+ community that has 4 tennis courts. We have a contracted company that...
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    need timer for tennis lights

    Toronto Tennis, Since my original post I have been searching the web for timer info & found the Intermatic site. I will try to call them tomorrow. I think a digital device where you could see the time remaining (and an easy way to add more time) would be good enough. Thanks!
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    Ball machine - Go high end? Or are the features not worth it?

    Here's my 2 cents: I bought a lightly used (less than 25 hours) Silent Partner Quest AC/DC from the manufacturer for $1250 on ****. It came with a one year warranty. 1. I warm up hitting 20-30 forehands and backhand ground strokes down the middle. Then I turn on the 2 line & hit...
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    need timer for tennis lights

    Our club's tennis lights have 60 minute wind up timers to turn on the lights. When you want to turn the lights on you wind the timer to say 60 minutes & then the lights will come on & be bright enough in around 5 minutes. If you want to play more than 60 minutes you have rewind the timer before...
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    The POG 100 Club: Std and LB

    I have 4 prince classic graphite 100's (the new ones ...) I played with the POG OS 107 for the last ten years I bought 2 used 100's off of the TW classified board. They were strung with poly strings (Solinco on one ... forgot the brand on the other) IMHO these were strung too tight ...
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    The POG 100 Club: Std and LB

    I have been using the POG OS strung with volkl cyclone 16g at 44-46 pounds. I liked how they played but I wanted something a bit lighter & "quicker". I bought 2 used classic graphite 100s in 9+ condition that were strung fairly tight with "hard" poly strings (forgot name). I played with them...
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    FS: (2) Prince Classic Graphite 100 4 1/2

    interested in racquets also interested if this is the racquet you are selling: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Prince_Classic_Graphite_100_Racquets/descpageRCPRINCE-PCG100.html email go-lakers at mindspring.com in US & can paypal ... plz send pics
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    Cornet/Giorgia match ?

    Camila already beat Maria S and 2 others in the top 10. I don't think Cornet with her retriever game could beat Maria. I think Camila has a bigger upside if she can eliminate some of her UE's while retaining her "big shots". If she can do this I think she could beat anyone including Serena...
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