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Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

I know that doubles isn't the major draw card and they want a more predictable time for the doubles to finish so to get the singles started at a set time...

But why even have YEC Doubles if you are going to play a super tiebreak and that stupid 40/40 rule where it is a deciding point NOT duece...

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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

^It's a good idea since they do it all year long except in the slams. So they are used to it. But I too would prefer if they played it out.


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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

Yeah, the losing teams come all the way to Doha to play a match that lasts an hour or less
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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

they should be happy they are part of YEC.No one gives a damn about doubles.
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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

say you don't give a damn about doubles...but obviously doubles matters to some fans and the respective tours and of course the HOF

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they should be happy they are part of YEC.No one gives a damn about doubles.
This.
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Sorry I wasnt really thinking... I was just annoyed...
However this response clearly demonstrats that something major need to be done to improve the profile of doubles...
I am a huge stosur/stubbs fan but maybe a williams win against them in the final (giving Williams'the YE No 1) wouldnt be a bad thing to raise the statue of Doubles (even if they only played like 6 tournament through out the year!!!

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say you don't give a damn about doubles...but obviously doubles matters to some fans and the respective tours and of course the HOF
you only need see how many people turn up to watch the doubles at the YEC to see how important it is or relevant. yep the history books still add the names but anyone who knows tennis knows its a exo at best now.

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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

I so hate match TBs
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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

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they should be happy they are part of YEC.No one gives a damn about doubles.
Clearly that's not the case.

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you only need see how many people turn up to watch the doubles at the YEC to see how important it is or relevant. yep the history books still add the names but anyone who knows tennis knows its a exo at best now.
You're saying it as if people are turning up for the singles. Anyone who knows tennis AND actually watches doubles will see the intensity of the competition and the enormous effort that goes into it to know that it is definitely not an exo.
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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

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Re: Disrespect for YEC Doubles!!!

The format at the YEC disrepects doubles the most. Only four teams, only semis and finals. SHAMBLES.

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The format at the YEC disrepects doubles the most. Only four teams, only semis and finals. SHAMBLES.
Agreed. 3 matches for the whole tournament which is supposed to be the premier tour event of the year. There are exciting matches, but it should be at least 8 teams.
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^Exactly, it's a joke that you get 1500 for winning 2 matches.


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