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I love Tennis Australia!! Don't be mean 5 16.13%
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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old Oct 2nd, 2006, 02:21 AM Thread Starter
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How much does Tennis Australia suck thread!!

How much does Tennis Australia suck?!!? I think that they and their member organisations r some of the most backward organisations in the tennis world!

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Yes because you must suck to win Wimbledon and the US Open.

and yeah Tennis Australia could be better.
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How much does Tennis Australia suck?!!? I think that they and their member organisations r some of the most backward organisations in the tennis world!
I see your from Australia too, your certainly not a nationalist anymore are you

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Ok....i'll keep quiet.
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Ok....i'll keep quiet.
Good aussie

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They'd be better if they kidnapped Jelena Dokic and demand she trained and TRIED in Australia.

So, they suck.
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They'd be better if they kidnapped Jelena Dokic and demand she trained and TRIED in Australia.

So, they suck.
They've already done more than enough for her

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They've already done more than enough for her
You take things too seriously.
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OMG Don't get me started on Tennis Australia!!!!!

I'll send links to other posts I have said about them.

Simple facts:

We lost a few generations through the AIS (as well as funding) due to poor management. Tennis players with eating disorders is never a pretty thing.

Dianne Ballestrat has been putting her hand up for ever, and ignored, she personified fitness. Nicole Bradtke is a linch pin however being involved now even after her criticism of the system.

I was stuck in the country, as a 10 year old, all I wanted to do was hit a tennis ball. I walked 4 kilometers to the "bitchumin" courts at Trida Tennis Club (2 courts on a mountain in south-east Victoria)....hit serves and walked to the other end and did the same for hours. I had a sheet of cement I hit against at home as well. I walked home when it was dark...walked past rotting wombats (road-kill) on a dirt road.

I played McDonalds cup but was never given a hand. One coach and 20 players...I was in 12's...yet beat this coaches fav in the 14's (8-1..I gave him a game :-))...politics!

I was so knackered by the time I travelled to Traralgon for regional McDonalds cup events I rarely lasted long. I trashed the #1 seed (8-0)in a match only to be pulled from the squad by my coach. I walked away still using a forehand grip for a backhand and had learned to adjust.

I was playing A Grade Juniors in my league and never beaten...was playing A Grade Seniors also. I was banned from juniors as the standard was too low. Where was Tennis Australia for a keen junior?

Thank heavens for the likes of Yvonne Cawley for getting out to rural areas.

I love Tennis Australia!!!

****** Daria Sam, Jarka, Casey, Serena , then the guys with nice asses on the ATP, followed by other Aussies, bit of a gap...then Venus.....bit of a bum scratch...then will watch Lisiki or Radwanksa...gap...everyone else (or sleep) ******
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Tennis Australia. sure they have there faults all associations do but they are in a re building phase give it time!

Good luck to the West Aussies in 2013!:
Casey Dellacqua Jessica Moore Bojana Bobusic Storm Sanders
as well as Jelena Dokic Sam Stosur Sally Peers Ash Barty Olivia Rogowska Monique Adamczak Sacha Jones Rodionova Sisters Tammi Patterson Vicky Rajicic Azra Hadzic Alison Bai
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And all the other aussie girls
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OMG Don't get me started on Tennis Australia!!!!!

I'll send links to other posts I have said about them.

Simple facts:

We lost a few generations through the AIS (as well as funding) due to poor management. Tennis players with eating disorders is never a pretty thing.

Dianne Ballestrat has been putting her hand up for ever, and ignored, she personified fitness. Nicole Bradtke is a linch pin however being involved now even after her criticism of the system.

I was stuck in the country, as a 10 year old, all I wanted to do was hit a tennis ball. I walked 4 kilometers to the "bitchumin" courts at Trida Tennis Club (2 courts on a mountain in south-east Victoria)....hit serves and walked to the other end and did the same for hours. I had a sheet of cement I hit against at home as well. I walked home when it was dark...walked past rotting wombats (road-kill) on a dirt road.

I played McDonalds cup but was never given a hand. One coach and 20 players...I was in 12's...yet beat this coaches fav in the 14's (8-1..I gave him a game :-))...politics!

I was so knackered by the time I travelled to Traralgon for regional McDonalds cup events I rarely lasted long. I trashed the #1 seed (8-0)in a match only to be pulled from the squad by my coach. I walked away still using a forehand grip for a backhand and had learned to adjust.

I was playing A Grade Juniors in my league and never beaten...was playing A Grade Seniors also. I was banned from juniors as the standard was too low. Where was Tennis Australia for a keen junior?

Thank heavens for the likes of Yvonne Cawley for getting out to rural areas.

I love Tennis Australia!!!
You should talk to an Australian newspaper or two about this. I bet they'd pay you a bit for an article on Tennis Australia. Newspapers are always keen on digging up dirt.
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You should talk to an Australian newspaper or two about this. I bet they'd pay you a bit for an article on Tennis Australia. Newspapers are always keen on digging up dirt.
Yeah perhaps...wouldn't solve anything. The association is improving...just a little too slow for me

****** Daria Sam, Jarka, Casey, Serena , then the guys with nice asses on the ATP, followed by other Aussies, bit of a gap...then Venus.....bit of a bum scratch...then will watch Lisiki or Radwanksa...gap...everyone else (or sleep) ******
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