2019 Indian Wells - ATP Masters 1000 - General Discussion

Who will gains the title?


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sure, sure...

point is, Nadal is attacked on this board all the time!

and i have come to learn that ignorance must be alleviated (or at least attempted to) otherwise there are enough sheeple out there that constant lies become tenants (and individuals like Trump can be elected)!

so yes, I call it out and will continue to do so!

call that sensitive, so be it!
 
Shut your phuck up, or I’ll get James Blake to own you again.
who the he11 are you.

if this is your way of getting attention, try harder.

you of are no relevance to me in the least.

post something insightful or at least entertaining if you want me to notice.

how you know anything about James Blake on my twitter, yet i've never noticed your screen name,r shows you have stalker tendencies, get help for that.
 
sure, sure...

point is, Nadal is attacked on this board all the time!

and i have come to learn that ignorance must be alleviated (or at least attempted to) otherwise there are enough sheeple out there that constant lies become tenants (and individuals like Trump can be elected)!

so yes, I call it out and will continue to do so!

call that sensitive, so be it!
He does get attacked all the time, the answer isn't though to do the same thing to other players, it's to remain as fair as possible, not only in your analysis but your choice of words. Believe it not but I get into arguments with Fed and Djokovic fans a fair bit time for calling them out on it, though I don't imagine you would ever step in on someone else unfairly attacking Federer or Djokovic

There's sensitive and there's just imagining things.

As regards to my original post, I've looked at Nadal draws and said "he's got a good draw, he should do well" or "he's playing well but not had anyone good yet so we'll see" I don't think I've ever gone out of my way to post several times on how he has "a weak azz draw" unless directly responding to someone saying that about Federer or Djokovic when Nadal's draw was as weak or weaker. There is no need for it unless you dislike a certain player and want to display that dislike. I don't dislike any of these players, they're all incredible and basically good guys despite obvious flaws. Fans can be annoying but that's a different topic. Don't get me wrong, EVERY fan base does it. Every time there is a draw fed fans complain about Nadal's draw, Nadal fans complain about Fed's or Djokovic's ... I've several times posted a topic before a slam asking people to select who is a tough draw before the draw is made, and no one ever responds. You're not worse than a large amount of Fed fans but you're not being any better either, and if you're going to call people on their behaviour towards Nadal then your own behaviour towards other players should match up to that. Do unto players as you would have their fans do unto yours :laughing:
 
He does get attacked all the time, the answer isn't though to do the same thing to other players, it's to remain as fair as possible, not only in your analysis but your choice of words. Believe it not but I get into arguments with Fed and Djokovic fans a fair bit time for calling them out on it, though I don't imagine you would ever step in on someone else unfairly attacking Federer or Djokovic

There's sensitive and there's just imagining things.

As regards to my original post, I've looked at Nadal draws and said "he's got a good draw, he should do well" or "he's playing well but not had anyone good yet so we'll see" I don't think I've ever gone out of my way to post several times on how he has "a weak azz draw" unless directly responding to someone saying that about Federer or Djokovic when Nadal's draw was as weak or weaker. There is no need for it unless you dislike a certain player and want to display that dislike. I don't dislike any of these players, they're all incredible and basically good guys despite obvious flaws. Fans can be annoying but that's a different topic. Don't get me wrong, EVERY fan base does it. Every time there is a draw fed fans complain about Nadal's draw, Nadal fans complain about Fed's or Djokovic's ... I've several times posted a topic before a slam asking people to select who is a tough draw before the draw is made, and no one ever responds. You're not worse than a large amount of Fed fans but you're not being any better either, and if you're going to call people on their behaviour towards Nadal then your own behaviour towards other players should match up to that. Do unto players as you would have their fans do unto yours :laughing:
OK, i actually agree with pretty much all that, but i do like banter so i will troll sometimes.

however, my trolling is still truth, i just over emphasise or use smack talk.

your post also suggest that the overall vitriol is about the same for all the ATG-3.

i disagree, i think Nadal is attacked the most, easily.
 
OK, i actually agree with pretty much all that, but i do like banter so i will troll sometimes.

however, my trolling is still truth, i just over emphasise or use smack talk.

your post also suggest that the overall vitriol is about the same for all the ATG-3.

i disagree, i think Nadal is attacked the most, easily.
Were you blind to the dozens of "Novak is GOAT over Federer!" threads for the last month since the AO?!
 
OK, i actually agree with pretty much all that, but i do like banter so i will troll sometimes.

however, my trolling is still truth, i just over emphasise or use smack talk.

your post also suggest that the overall vitriol is about the same for all the ATG-3.

i disagree, i think Nadal is attacked the most, easily.
Thank you (y) I do troll as well, though I do it directly to certain posters so I'm attacking them rather than the player or retaliating with a tit for tat style.

I'm not saying there is the same level of vitriol for all players, there are more Federer fans here so I'm sure Nadal gets attacked more. Recently there are a few Djokovic trolls who are not many, but really make up for it with the amount they post. It's basically all annoying though whoever it is.

The only reason I'm taking issue really is because you make some good fair posts - you're not a troll and so I have higher expectations than I would certain posters here
 

mike danny

Talk Tennis Guru
I really wanted to see if 2017 Federer could have vanquished Djokovic. That was the only question we never got an answer to. For Federer fans, best that was left unanswered I think.
Well, that depends. It would have been nice for Fed in 2017 to get wins at IW and Wimb over Novak, but given how sub-par that Novak was, it wouldn't have mattered much.
 
I really wanted to see if 2017 Federer could have vanquished Djokovic. That was the only question we never got an answer to. For Federer fans, best that was left unanswered I think.
which version of Djokovic? I don't think Fedr was better than he was in 2015 so top level Djokovic would have won. But 2018-9 Djokovic - who knows. I think Federer wins at Wimbledon, Djokovic at AO?
 

mike danny

Talk Tennis Guru
its me preparing for whatever might come. , i mean i get the sentiment, but i think in general novak/nadal is slightly different than fed/nadal. i mean at this point in their careers its not so doom for gloom for me if fed loses to nadal (as long as it is not a freaking slam) because i think what fed did to chip away at that h2h was amazing. we'll see anyways what happens.

I'm always amazed though how fed fans can say that he will defeat nadal easily...i'm like y'all i get that 2017 happened but so did every year prior to that.
He won't defeat Nadal easily, but Nadal isn't favored to beat him either. This Nadal is no longer the same monster who used to trouble Fed. All of this is assuming Federer does play well in that semifinal and doesn't return to his post Rotterdam 2018erer who sucks.
 

mike danny

Talk Tennis Guru
oh, so you're going to actually try to type with any sense of truthfulness and integrity, that 3 slam winner accurately describes Wawrinka's state and level right now?

try harder.

and if you think opining on easy draws is 'trash talking' a player, then perhaps you're too sensitive for such a forum as this.
Who has Nadal played exactly? And why do you assume Khachanov will be tough? He has been worse than Stan this year by the way.
 
That forehand was ridiculous, commentators didn't react at all, I know it's Milos, but come on guys....

Running backhands and sideways and manages to redirect it up the line for the inside in forehand winner.

Milos playing very well, quick start compared to his previous match for sure. Breaks for 3-1.
 
Milos bullying with the serve, swinging it into the forehand corner on three of the four occasions. Miomir is looking more deflated on return by the minute. Competing well on serve this set though, varied his last game nicely, trying to be a bit more proactive (even a serve/volley)...
 
Miomir fighting his way back in this game, 40-15 to BP, Milos failing on the 2nd serve/volley attempt at deuce. Can't find a 1st serve right now.

Return far too short and Milos connects with another inside out forehand. Deuce.
 
That forehand was ridiculous, commentators didn't react at all, I know it's Milos, but come on guys....

Running backhands and sideways and manages to redirect it up the line for the inside in forehand winner.

Milos playing very well, quick start compared to his previous match for sure. Breaks for 3-1.
I think Raonic’s forehand is pretty underrated. I kind of feel like he might just have the best inside out forehand in the game right now.
 
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