Who’s going to benefit the most from the no-crowd situation?

guitarra

Professional
I think the players who are most used to play competitive tennis with little to no crowd will relatively benefit the most. It's the players ranked out to the top50 who often play challengers.
 

oiler90

Rookie
Back in the day, it would be Lendl, hands down. But if we’re talking this summer at the Open, Djoker takes great pride in pissing off fans who root against him (watch any match when he plays RF), I would say he’s the leader in the clubhouse......
 

Bender

G.O.A.T.
Back in the day, it would be Lendl, hands down. But if we’re talking this summer at the Open, Djoker takes great pride in pissing off fans who root against him (watch any match when he plays RF), I would say he’s the leader in the clubhouse......
IIRC he trained himself into mishearing crowd support for Federer as crowd support for him
 

socallefty

Semi-Pro
Probably the less emotional players who are stoic on court will be affected the least. The emotional guys draw positive and negative energy from the crowd and it might make their intensity go up and down more during a match.

I also think there will be more upsets without a crowd in the early rounds as lower ranked and unseeded players are less likely to get nervous when they are on the threshold of winning a close match - also, they are more used to playing in front of small crowds.
 

Lleytonstation

G.O.A.T.
Probably the less emotional players who are stoic on court will be affected the least. The emotional guys draw positive and negative energy from the crowd and it might make their intensity go up and down more during a match.

I also think there will be more upsets without a crowd in the early rounds as lower ranked and unseeded players are less likely to get nervous when they are on the threshold of winning a close match - also, they are more used to playing in front of small crowds.
I do wonder how this will play for Djoker? Does it play a role? Because he seems to draw intensity off the crowd.
 

speedysteve

Legend
Medvedev will certainly miss them.

I have no problem watching good tennis matches without crowds.
I'm here for the tennis, don't give a stuff about the circus or distraction.
Auto line calls, no lines people errors interrupting play [emoji106]
 

JaoSousa

Hall of Fame
Am finding it extremely difficult to watch without crowd noise and seeing fans in the seats.
It is sort of depressing.
:(
Same for basketball. Doncicś buzzer beater would have made the crowd go wild! Instead you hear the same commentator yelling Bang! Bang! into empty space.
 

Zara

Legend
I watched today. It was a bit bizarre.
Well, watching paint dry is more exciting than a Goffin vs Coric match.
Look, just don't say stuff for the heck of it, okay? Put it to test. Paint a whole room and sit there in the middle watching it dry. And do not movie until it's completely dry. And then report back.

I dare you.
 

Sudacafan

G.O.A.T.
Look, just don't say stuff for the heck of it, okay? Put it to test. Paint a whole room and sit there in the middle watching it dry. And do not movie until it's completely dry. And then report back.

I dare you.
I prefer to do other thing. In South America we don’t watch paint dry when we try to get bored.
We watch races of snails.
We may also listen to chess matches on the radio.
 

oiler90

Rookie
Back in the day, it would be Lendl, hands down. But if we’re talking this summer at the Open, Djoker takes great pride in pissing off fans who root against him (watch any match when he plays RF), I would say he’s the leader in the clubhouse......
update…….tolja…...he literally pissed off himself so much that he got throw out of the Open!! Way to go Nole'
 
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