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To keep things secret like in football when they do it - from anyone who can lip read I guess?!

There is going to be British interest on finals weekend with Dart and Clarke facing Murray and Azarenka in the Mixed Doubles semi finals .
That had crossed my mind but WHY ? I'm presuming they're only going to be talking about shots/tactics etc and I can't see any way that such detailed communication could be passed on by rival coaches in order that it may influence the match.
 

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Well of course there should be no coaching in tennis so a good point.

And unlike football you haven't got the chance of 11 players trying to hear it!
 

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Shame about Ostapenko going out she is one of my faves on the women’s tour.

Backing Isner and Nadal tomorrow.
 

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These disgusting servebots will just keep going on and on until one of their shoulders falls out.
 

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These disgusting servebots will just keep going on and on until one of their shoulders falls out.
Have to hope Isner wins the 4th - and also not invite Trump to the final !
 

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Gimme the days of Bjorn Borg....loved watching that guy play. Connors and McEnroe were no bad either.....:bg:
 

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What is the latest ever time for a semi final to start ?

And has one ever finished under the roof ...
 

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That coach of Isner is getting right on my tits....wank!
 

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This is like a TV show that you've started, has grown stale and overrun for a few seasons, but you can't turn off because you want to know how it ends.
 

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This is like a TV show that you've started, has grown stale and overrun for a few seasons, but you can't turn off because you want to know how it ends.
Yup, it's been OITB for over an hour now.
 

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I’ve watched this whole match and honestly I regret nothing.
 

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Serious question......I've noticed for a few years now....while watching doubles matches (I've been watching mixed doubles laterally this afternoon) when the players talk to each other between points they cover their mouths. Is there any practical reason for this cos for the life of me I can't work this out! I'm presuming it is not to allow their utterances be 'understood'....but by whom ? Just wondering.
What pisses me off about the doubles, is the fistpumps ON EVERY SINGLE POINT WIN OR LOSE!
 

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This match is currently the 7th longest in history. The thing is, both players look stronger on their serve the longer it goes on because both players are too knackered to return effectively. They need to introduce 5th set tie-breakers.
 

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Kevin Anderson will be glad for a day off after his win today !

But not sure Nadal or Djokovic will be happy about having to come back tomorrow..potentially.
 

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Kevin Anderson will be glad for a day off after his win today !

But not sure Nadal or Djokovic will be happy about having to come back tomorrow..potentially.
yep, back this lunchtime....Djok leads 2-1 sets.
 

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This is tense. It has felt like Nadal has been hanging on by a thread for a while.
 

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Get in there....the Djok wons 10-8 final set. Great entertainment!
 

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Djokovic finally wins 10-8 in 5th.

Nadal missed a few chances to break .
 

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And Kerber wins the ladies Championship......the pro-Nadal & Williams Wimbledon crowd must be choking on their strawberries and cream.....
 

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2nd time she has beaten Williams in a GS final .
 
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Djokovic takes the first set easily....6-2. Anderson hardly in the game so far and has made far far too many unforced errors.
 

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It'll be over by the time the WC Final starts.

All Djokovic has to do is get the ball going in play and it's his point basically.
 

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It'll be over by the time the WC Final starts.

All Djokovic has to do is get the ball going in play and it's his point basically.
You may be correct....Djokovic takes the 2nd set 6-2.
 

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commentators noticed someone in the crowd swigging from a bottle (beer I think) and said...'bit early for a Sunday'....fuck off you sad ponce.......:lol:
 

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Djokovic wins 3 sets to love. Choke on that Wimbers.....:lol:
 

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I was pleased Djokovic won, but it was just a shame the final was so poor, but it was to be expected really after all the hours that Anderson had spent on court. I can see Djokovic going on to win many more slams over the next few years now.
 

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