Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by zapvor, Apr 24, 2007.
ShcMad guards back fence to return crazy serves from PurePrestige
PurePrestige volleys one from the baseline!
Is Kirilenko having a hangover?
Zapvor considers the directional rotation of the seams on the ball he's about to spin
Zapvor's patented wind-up for forehand
Like Nadal, ShcMad reloads on back leg
Sup2Dresq demonstrates that behind-the-back backhand is an effective maneuver, especially when balanced by tennis balls in other hand. Also, he was volleying a lot from the baseline to keep rallies going. ridiculous!
Sup2Dresq in action
action figures will be in stores June 1st. yes, Federer is going to have his own action figure too.
Great picture. But who is who? We need proper introductions!
yea, thw war is on!
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Tennis balls were harmed in the pictures you see.
if you see the captions for the other pictures you can identify who is who. the guy with the sunglasses is Bad Dog.
what war? we are certified pimps up in the atlantic. we all hop on the court bout to make another 'mil, our pants stay sagging from all dem hundred dolla bill
yea just a tad we partied hard the night before...unlike your Hutchie, we are hardcore baby
Nice pics, zapvor. Are those all?
I thought Bad Dog was gonna post them, but I guess he sent them to you via e-mail. Why aren't you in the group picture? I don't even like Kirilenko. I don't want her next to me.
Me = Nadal? No way in heck. I just have a horrible tendency to hit forehands off of my back foot. Anyways, look at your Roddique forehand. It's ridiculous.
~By the way, I need to open my eyes before hitting the ball. What the heck am i doing with closed eyes.
Awesome pics guys! zapvor, you have done an amazing job! Hats off to you! and to all the other guys for showing up! Very cool of you guys to get together. Hopefully, you will do it more often.
yea he was but he needs like 50 posts or something before he can post pics. so he emailed them to me. he took a ton of pics, but people mentioned about looking good in the pictures, so he sent me the best of the best. i cut me out of the group pic because i look awful in it haha. kirilenko doesnt like you either. she told me you suck at tennis after watching you hit.
Bad Dog wrote the captions, but i agree. you definitely chase every ball down, and your energy and enthusiasm on the court is very fun to have i do not have a roddick forehand. i totally so need to shorten my backswing. no wonder i am hitting late so much. arg.
Well it's "hump day" and no one has talked about tennis this weekend. Any ideas for a get together this weekend? I say Saturday early morning.
yeah, lets do something this weekend.though I can't do early morning Sat though.
Wow...so wierd seeing pictures of courts that are so close to home!
If you guys do Saturday...I'm a no...taking my chorus kids on a field trip. *sigh* Until I get past the Spring Concert (May 18 ) I'll probably be there only in spirit!
Nice pics- although the green on green color scheme of the courts has got to go
hi buddy. email me mitidor@gmail and i will get you all set up
How is everyone else on saturday? what about sunday?
I'm good for anytime Sunday
I'm good for anytime Saturday or Sunday after 1PM.
P.S. Zapvor, you better not call me Nadal next time because I will not attend anymore meets!
lol what? i didnt call you nadal. i think bad dog did? whats wrong with being nadal anyways?
But when you wrote your long post after our first meet, you stated that you played doubles teamed up with Federer and played against the team of Safin and Nadal. So, I assumed you called me Nadal!
Since Bad Dog did the captions for the pictures, I guess I'll blame him for calling me Nadal as well! Oh guys c'mon, just because I load my back leg on the forehand doesn't mean I'm the butt-picker himself.
Here are the reasons why I'm nothing like Nadal:
-I bet the rate of spin he puts on the ball is ten-fold when compared to mine.
-I may look enthusiastic on the court, but I'm actually not.
-Nadal chases down every ball. I'm pretty clumsy and lazy for such a small guy.
-Nadal pumps himself up on every good point, but I only self-destruct myself after bad points.
-I only grunt in certain occasions just to make people laugh so that they lose attention and lose.
lol i forgot about that. i assigned you as Nadal because i just picked some top pros to make my point about the doubles match.
Sup2Dresq: Saturday early morning
ShcMad: anytime Saturday or Sunday after 1PM
MrHan:Saturday Afternoon or Anytime Sunday
Topaz: No Saturday
Vote vote vote....
Crap! I completely forgot that I have to attend a wedding this Saturday. Sorry for confusing you guys.
I should still be free Sunday after 1PM.
I will probably be in Philly (Illadelphia for your Roots fans) this weekend. Yum! Cheese steak!
If I don't end up in Philly, I'll play anywhere at anytime on Saturday.
way to take the initiative this time MrHan. i am voting sunday so Topaz can come. let me send out an email to the group just to get everyone anyways.
Is Sunday not Mother's day?
it is...i am an idiot....
What's up guys? Did you all get together this weekend? We want to know!!!
Zapvor made the executive decision to postpone play in honor of Mother's Day weekend. Incidentally, last year a bunch of sore losers called me a mother, so I guess Sunday was my day to celebrate too.
zhan intends to visit Washington DC for a couple days in the end of the month to film a documentary
anyone can host zhan and his friend?
hehe. yea it was Mother's day and i think only me and MrHan wanted to hit. so no go. when i lose to you Bad Dog i am not going to call you mother.
what dates, and how many days? not that i can do it, but i can look into it.
So last night I met up with the newest member of the chapter to hit around. He is ckuo on TW, and he even brought friends to come along! It was me, ckuo, his friend Tim, and later Charlotte joined us as well. we played at Nottoway Park, at one of the upper courts, where the surface is kind of like carpet, but not really. i have no idea what it was. for those of you in the mid-atlantic maybe you guys can shed light on this. it was like padding. never played on it before.
anyways we start out hitting, and both Tim and ckuo are pretty big hitters i think. right off the bat they were just smashing balls left to right. i think the downside to this is consistency. but ckuo insists he doesnt hit that hard... what do i know? i was on the same side as Tim, and i noticed he is good at volleying from the baseline! then Charlotte arrives and we end up playing a match. it was me+ Tim VS ckuo+Charlotte. somehow i manage to hold serve at least once,haha. Both Tim and especially ckuo got some real good spins on their serves (which i cant do) , and Charlotte aced me one time. yes, i got aced by a girl. *waits for laughter to end* i thought she was going to fault on her first attempt! yea...stupid. she is good at taking the ball on the rise too, because i noticed she planted her feet right at the baseline and pretty much got every ball back. so yea shes good. for a girl anyways so we stopped at 5-6 first set. it was getting late.
So overall it was great getting to meet up with someone else on the forum. unfortunately ckuo is leaving for Texas for the summer, so he wont be in attendance for our meetings, which is a shame because he is pretty good. also, he had a bunch of demos he was trying out, and every so often he would just switch rackets and resume playing. it was crazy because for me i am so used to my racket if i just pick up a demo and hit with it i would have to get used to it.
Ah, I take it you got your racquet strung finally. Was waiting too hear back from you Zapvor.
what? no its not strung. i was waiting to hear back from you.
Sent you an email. You'll be taken good care of.
"Vinny get the cement bag and a sack".
When is the next gathering?
BTW, anyone live in/near Olney Marlyand. Have a tournament there this weekend and need someone to warm up with.
whens the tourney? and i am bored so anione wanna hit now till say 6? hahha
I wish! How do those South Florida guys find the time during the day to hit. Lunch break perhaps?
Tournament is this weekend May 18th-21st.
you are on top of it. 2Dresq!
and i am in MD, but i wont make a good warm up partner. whats the tournment?
i wish too.
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