Favorite College Players?

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    Personally, I like Aleks Vekic, Petros Chrysochos, Thai Kwiatowski, and Sameer Kumar. I thought it would be interesting to hear your favorites.


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    Mackie McDonald, Steve Johnson, Lestter Yeh :)D), Evan Zhu, Marcos Giron, and Gage Brymer. I like SoCal players :D
     
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    Oh yeah plus Brandon Holt.
     
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    Petros, Mansouri, Eubanks.
     
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    Any player from the USA!
     
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    I quite like Brandon Holt really effortless style of play. Hate Tom Fawcett with a passion. I also quite like Aleks Vukic and Uros Petronijevic (he is like a mini Djokovic go watch on YouTube)
     
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    why do you hate Tom ? he is a nice guy
     
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    He's a very obnoxious arrogant guy. When Cameron Norrie (TCU) beat him he didn't care by the end of the match and he was deliberately tanking points against Vukic (Illinois) when he lost 3-6 0-6. Sorry, but a new Bernard Tomic/Nick Kyrgios is not what I like to see
     
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    You can clearly see he was injured in those matches and he couldn't give 100 %. he was a true all out guy just for being out there for the team.....
     
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    JJ Wolf and William Blumberg. JJ was a like a throwback a couple decades with his visor, short shorts, and his aggressive net game-no grinding for him. William was fun to watch-great execution and shot selection-made it look easy until he got tired in the NCAA finals vs Thai but he took it to Thai in the team match. If they were that good as freshmen, I wonder if they will stay all 4 years... Will be interesting to see if new OSU freshman McNally will play dubs with Wolf this year. The two are playing together at Kzoo 18s hardcourt-if they win, WC to US Open...
     
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    True, but that's not the only reason I dislike him. His line calls are... questionable to say the least. It's another reason why I dislike Gage Brymer and Mackenzie McDonald, great players but awful cheaters/hookers
     
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    I know I'm double posting but Blumberg is super impressive as a freshman, incredible player for the Tar Heels to get
     
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    Neither of them not so much as Martin Redlicki...I like them better than the latter :(
     
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    Everybody cheats and makes horrible linecalls. so that is just part of tennis. so that is the norm
     
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    If you do it more than the norm, then that's...not the norm...
     
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    Wrong, everybody has the ability to make bad calls on 50/50s, but some players e.g. Tom Fawcett choose to always make the call in their favor, which results in losing critical points for his opponent. He cheated Lakat on match point and the umpire agreed.
     
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    I think feddy has the best taste so go with Tom Fawcett although I have never seen him
     
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    IF it is 50/50 and it is match point,,,why on earth would you make the call in other guy's favor ???????? that is truly odd
     
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    Look at this match over powering the future star player Holt
     
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    That's a fair point, but literally 75% of the time the balls are very blatantly in and he calls them because his return is crap or some other factor. Btw I'm not denying he's a great player, the win over Holt and taking a set of Norrie is no joke, but his line calls are certainly unacceptable
     
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    When Axel Geller and Sah comes in , Tom may have to play #2 or #3 singles,,,,then he will never lose a match, he will go undefeated for 2018 season. Geller already serves and hits forehand like top 10 ATP pro. This may not be fair for NCAA D1,,,LOL
     
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    YES TOM YES YES YES YES OH YES TOM
     
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    This got me laughing cuz Norrie shredded him 6-1 6-1 after the first set LOL
     
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    WOW,, Camaran Norrie wins the Challenger event this week. will he turn pro now ?? Tom took a set off him so I say Tom is at about same level and should continue to play challengers with great hopes of making into top 100

     
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    Will Blumberg for sure is now my fav player
     
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    You really love Fawcett don't you
     
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    Why?
     
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    I thought I was the only one that noticed how smooth/effortless Brandon Holt plays. Watching him on video doesn't do him justice. I was at the USC v. UGA NCAA match up and you could see that he's had a lot of training that has translated into a very fluid style of play.
     
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    Local interest, I got to see him last year although I watched Ronnie more at 1. He seemed to have good character, no screaming in your face stuff that bugs me (that I ever saw anyway). I also feel he has a huge upside, freshman making it to the final and his recent run at Binghamton.
     
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    You think he can surpass Steve Johnson as most successful college player?
     
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    Am I allowed to say myself? ;)
     
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    I am not seeing that yet and if he has another good year I wonder if he comes back to be honest. A lot can happen before next May though.
     
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    Sameer Kumar is the future of NCAA tennis
     
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    Not a big fan honestly. Reminds me of Dan Nguyen with worse footwork
     
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    he is much more than that. he has power and he can serve and volley
     
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    It was Ed McWilliams, then he graduated from Community college
     
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    JJ Wolf, Torpegaard, Ronnie Schneider, Chris Eubanks, Nathan Ponwith, Wayne Montgomery, Mike Redlicki, Spencer Papa
     
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    Didn't he get his *** kicked by an off-day Redlicki?
     
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    he kicked Redlicki's butt big time alright,... any day of the week
     
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    With a loss...?
     
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    Sameer beat him badly in the following match. oh by the way,, Axel Geller is truly amazing.

     
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    OK, so I like Sameer as much as you do - but when exactly did he beat Redlicki?? Not even _badly_ just at all...
     
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    Okay, I get that Kumar beat Redlicki, but 6-4, 6-4 isn't all too different from 7-5, 6-4, so I have no idea where you're getting "badly beaten".
     
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    Plus it took you nearly a month to reply.
     
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    Chris Eubanks not in the Preseason National Rankings??? How is that possible? Is he not returning to G Tech?
     
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    My guess is that players not enrolled in fall classes are not included. Borna Gojo for Wake was also not included, and I think he might be playing pro tournaments this fall and not in school.
     
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    Eubanks think he is hot stuff now and too good for college tennis. and he didn't even win the NCAA. and lost to guys like Rakuman
     
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