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Old 07-23-2001, 10:35 AM   #1
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Default Favorite tennis tournament

We had a thread about this in the golf board when things were quiet, so let's give it a try here! What's your favorite? I have to go with Wimbledon, it has the history and tradition.

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French Open
U.S. Open
(Forgive me, what am I missing?)
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Old 07-23-2001, 10:46 AM   #2
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You're missing the Australian Open
Anyway...
1. U.S. Open (lots of long exciting points. I like hard courts, and it's LIVE!
2. French Open (don't like the surface, but there are longer points since clay is a slower surface, great to see b/c different players do well on clay)
3. Wimbledon (don't like it as much because the points are too short b/c of the fast surface. and same with the french, it's not live)
4. Australian Open (it's never on TV, so you can't watch it, I usually don't know it was on till it's over.)
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Old 07-23-2001, 12:04 PM   #3
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The US Open for 3 reasons: 1) not tape delayed 2) night matches 3) big serves.
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Old 07-23-2001, 12:59 PM   #4
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I don't watch a lot of tennis, but I usually catch some Wimbledon matches during the summer. I like how they play on grass.
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I actually like clay courts...ive only played on two courts...concrete and clay...I do best on clay court...so French Open is definately a favorite....and I also like watching Wimbledon on T.V., wish there was a grass court around where i lived to see if there is a big or small difference...
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Kiel there is a huge difference, the ball doesn't bounce, it skids....thats why the points are so much shorter and the pace is faster.
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Old 07-27-2001, 10:37 AM   #7
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US Open, and it start soon!!!
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Old 08-02-2001, 04:13 PM   #8
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I like the U.S. Open because there is so much coverage. Wimbledon is my second favorite because it's a type of tennis that is so rare now-a-days. I really dislike the French Open. I don't like that clay-courters are so one-dimensional and only have high rankings because there are so many clay court tournaments. I find clay court tennis boring, too. The Australian is nice because it's Australia and it provides some tennis in the winter.
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