Why did Odesnik/Shabaz tank this tiebreak in Maui?

m2nk2

Hall of Fame
Very interested to know the story here. Looks like they reach to shake umpires hand but umpire refuses?
 

SLD76

G.O.A.T.
Is it me or does it seem like Odesnik is always involved in something shady??

Got pinched for doping twice, then was suspected of ratting out other players for reduced suspension, and now this. Why is this dude still allowed to play on tour??
 

m2nk2

Hall of Fame
Apparently the official word why umpire didn't shake their hands was because he was ill... Hmm
 

aer0pr0

Rookie
the umpire was ill at the time, i remember he also did not shake hands in some of the singles matches

This doubles matches played on challengers are not good to gamble money, because bookies very often dont even have markets for these kind of matches. So i seriously doubt there was gambling money involved.. really really strange what happened here but not to do with gambling, because it would also be too much obvious their attitude

The one that had gambling money involved was the molchanov match one week later in singles at dallas.. that one i dont know how he can still play the sport and not got banned the next day
 
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Beacon Hill

Hall of Fame
My guess is they were already out of singles and had a plane to catch, or at least one of them did. I've seen that scenario before: All the officials and the other team knew beforehand it was going to be a quick match. 6-0 6-0 later, the losing team headed to the airport.
 

spystud

G.O.A.T.
Except for the minor fact that they won the first set 6-4, which blows that theory out of the water.


Which one of them doesn't shake their opponents' hands?
 

Beacon Hill

Hall of Fame
Except for the minor fact that they won the first set 6-4, which blows that theory out of the water.


Which one of them doesn't shake their opponents' hands?
Not necessarily. Again, I'm only speculating, but they still may have needed to catch a flight later that day/night, and just wanted to make sure they didn't win and have to play the next day.
 

Chopin

Hall of Fame
Well, it's a small tournament, so we'll probably never know what went down.
 
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