ATP Ignoring Djokovic

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.


Instead the ATP Home page is this


Mallorca, the largest of the four main Balearic Islands off the Spanish east coast, has a rich tennis history. Despite a population of less than one million people, the island has produced two of Spain’s three players to have risen to World No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings: Carlos Moya and Rafael Nadal.
 

McLovin

Legend
Instead the ATP Home page is this


Mallorca, the largest of the four main Balearic Islands off the Spanish east coast, has a rich tennis history. Despite a population of less than one million people, the island has produced two of Spain’s three players to have risen to World No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings: Carlos Moya and Rafael Nadal.
Well, if you actually read the story behind the front page, you'd see why: the Mallorca Championships, a new ATP 250 tournament, was supposed to start this week. Ironically, it is a grass-court tournament.

I will say, though, that a lack of reporting on the 3 players who tested positive is odd. You'd think they would at least mention it somewhere on the site.
 

McLovin

Legend
And your point is?
Well, maybe I misunderstood your post, but it seemed you were criticizing the site for not having anything on the Adria tour, and implying the post on the Mallorca tournament was not worthy of being on the front page.

Is that a correct interpretation of your post?
 

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
Well, maybe I misunderstood your post, but it seemed you were criticizing the site for not having anything on the Adria tour, and implying the post on the Mallorca tournament was not worthy of being on the front page.

Is that a correct interpretation of your post?
Any and everyone on TTW who is a regular poster will find your interpretation hilarious :laughing: :laughing: :laughing: :laughing: With a nickname like 'clayqueen' have you not deduced that I am a rabid Rafan?
 

McLovin

Legend
Any and everyone on TTW who is a regular poster will find your interpretation hilarious :laughing: :laughing: :laughing: :laughing: With a nickname like 'clayqueen' have you not deduced that I am a rabid Rafan?
Forgive me, but this is an internet forum, and I don't take anything for granted, especially someone's nickname. And I'm rarely in this section of the forum, so I don't know people's tendencies (although lately I've found my 'Ignore' list growing...).

So, please accept my apology for misinterpreting your initial post.
 

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
Forgive me, but this is an internet forum, and I don't take anything for granted, especially someone's nickname. And I'm rarely in this section of the forum, so I don't know people's tendencies (although lately I've found my 'Ignore' list growing...).

So, please accept my apology for misinterpreting your initial post.
I'm a girl hence Queen instead of King.

Regular posters will soon accuse me of finding the slimmest excuse to make this thread about Rafa, as usual. :D
 

Eren

Professional
That's weird indeed. Djokovic was getting so little attention, what happened now? Let him shine lol.
 

octobrina10

G.O.A.T.
I read "Fed devotees" in 90% of your comments. Are you one of those state of the art Facebook AI Chatbots?
It means that 90% of posters I have replied to are Fed devotees.
Fed devotees have created&repeated their false stories about Rafa since the latter beat their beloved one in March 2004.
 

Lleytonstation

G.O.A.T.


Instead the ATP Home page is this


Mallorca, the largest of the four main Balearic Islands off the Spanish east coast, has a rich tennis history. Despite a population of less than one million people, the island has produced two of Spain’s three players to have risen to World No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings: Carlos Moya and Rafael Nadal.
Wait wait wait. There is a new tourney in Rafa's hometown and it is on grass? First off, would he play it?
 

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
Wait wait wait. There is a new tourney in Rafa's hometown and it is on grass? First off, would he play it?
I hope so. I went to Mutua Madrid in 2018 and it wasn't great as Rafa lost to Thiem in the QF and I suffered terribly with hayfever so it's not a pleasant memory. If Rafa enters the Mallorca Open next year, I will certainly go and I can visit the RNA at the same time.
 
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sureshs

Bionic Poster
Well, if you actually read the story behind the front page, you'd see why: the Mallorca Championships, a new ATP 250 tournament, was supposed to start this week. Ironically, it is a grass-court tournament.
It has been postponed to next year
 

Nostradamus

Bionic Poster


Instead the ATP Home page is this


Mallorca, the largest of the four main Balearic Islands off the Spanish east coast, has a rich tennis history. Despite a population of less than one million people, the island has produced two of Spain’s three players to have risen to World No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings: Carlos Moya and Rafael Nadal.
make sure you are COVID negative if you are going to vacation there. you don't want to give it to RAFA. he's gonna win US open and French open this year
 

gjm127

Rookie
Maybe the ATP has taken it to the level the WWE took it to with Chris Benoit when they legitimately removed him from history after the double murder suicide.

Makes sense. Both crimes are comparable.
 

tennis_pro

Bionic Poster
Kyrgios: "Prayers up to all the players that have contracted Covid - 19. Don’t @ me for anything I’ve done that has been ‘irresponsible’ or classified as ‘stupidity’ - this takes the cake."

Yeah prayers up to all the players who have contracted the deadly covid and are all totally fine.
 

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
Djoker would have been a hero if the Adria Tour had been successful with no Covid cases after ignoring social distancing and playing in front of a full house as usual. It would have given the ATP the confidence to seriously think about going all the way with selling tickets for upcoming events but it's turned sour for Djokovic. The gamble didn't pay off.
 

Lleytonstation

G.O.A.T.
Djoker would have been a hero if the Adria Tour had been successful with no Covid cases after abolishing social distancing and playing in front of a full house as usual. It would have given the ATP the confidence to seriously think about going all the way with selling tickets for upcoming events but it's turned sour for Djokovic.
If you can play hero if things went well, you play the villain when it goes south. Sounds fair to me.
 

octobrina10

G.O.A.T.
Wait wait wait. There is a new tourney in Rafa's hometown and it is on grass? First off, would he play it?
No, the ATP Mallorca Open venue is not located in Manacor, Rafa's hometown. It's in Calvia, at the Santa Ponsa tennis club, 80 km/50 miles away from Manacor.
Rafa has practiced on the grass courts of the Santa Ponsa tennis club ahead of Wimbledon every year since 2017. He was also supposed to practice there in 2016, but due to his wrist injury he only visited the venue.
There were no grass courts in Mallorca before 2016. The Santa Ponsa tennis club opened their new grass courts in spring 2016 and hosted Spain’s first grass court tournament, the WTA Mallorca Open, the same year before Wimbledon. (Toni Nadal was the tournament director of the WTA Mallorca Open and is the tournament director of the ATP Mallorca Open.)

 

Lleytonstation

G.O.A.T.
No, the ATP Mallorca Open venue is not located in Manacor, Rafa's hometown. It's in Calvia, at the Santa Ponsa tennis club, 80 km/50 miles away from Manacor.
Rafa has practiced on the grass courts of the Santa Ponsa tennis club ahead of Wimbledon every year since 2017. He was also supposed to practice there in 2016, but due to his wrist injury he only visited the venue.
There were no grass courts in Mallorca before 2016. The Santa Ponsa tennis club opened their new grass courts in spring 2016 and hosted Spain’s first grass court tournament, the WTA Mallorca Open, the same year before Wimbledon. (Toni Nadal was the tournament director of the WTA Mallorca Open and is the tournament director of the ATP Mallorca Open.)

Rafa always looked good on grass.
 

Meles

Bionic Poster
Well, if you actually read the story behind the front page, you'd see why: the Mallorca Championships, a new ATP 250 tournament, was supposed to start this week. Ironically, it is a grass-court tournament.

I will say, though, that a lack of reporting on the 3 players who tested positive is odd. You'd think they would at least mention it somewhere on the site.
ATP heirarchy is a lot of Brits and dealing with kind of involves throwing out the rule book.:censored:
 

clayqueen

G.O.A.T.
make sure you are COVID negative if you are going to vacation there. you don't want to give it to RAFA. he's gonna win US open and French open this year
I've already had Covid-19. I was very ill for 3 weeks from about the end of March. You can check that I didn't post here during that time. I was too ill to be bothered. Luckily I didn't have to go into hospital but I suffered shortness of breath and fever for some time. I know what COVID is from experience and it can start off like nothing and escalate in no time. I started with loss of taste even before it was recognised as a symptom.

I've probably got the antibody now.
 
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Nostradamus

Bionic Poster
I've already had Covid-19. I was very ill for 3 weeks from about the end of March. You can check that I didn't post here during that time. I was too ill to be bothered. Luckily I didn't have to go into hospital but I suffered shortness of breath and fever for some time. I know what COVID is from experience and it can start off like nothing and escalate in no time. I started with loss of taste even before it was recognised as a symptom.

I've probably got the antibody now.
so this means you can go to Mallorca and Kiss RAFA and he will be fine
 

Big_Dangerous

Talk Tennis Guru
I've already had Covid-19. I was very ill for 3 weeks from about the end of March. You can check that I didn't post here during that time. I was too ill to be bothered. Luckily I didn't have to go into hospital but I suffered shortness of breath and fever for some time. I know what COVID is from experience and it can start off like nothing and escalate in no time. I started with loss of taste even before it was recognised as a symptom.

I've probably got the antibody now.
Good to hear you're doing better. (y)

As much as we have debates on here about Federer vs Nadal, I never wish any ill-will on the Rafa fans or even the Djoker fans for that matter.

Were you like Kramer when you realized you couldn't taste food? :-D

 
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