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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call the footfault?

Doesn't matter - SHOULDN'T matter - if it's the first point of the match or the last. YES.
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

It'd be so hard calling that against my favorite player, but what's fair is fair. I'd probably get turned on being cussed out by Serena like that.

Really, don't even look at me...
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

YES, if someone donīt, then he is cheater...and itīs no matter if itīs QR1 in 10K challenger or SF in a grandslam

Of course as VeeReeDavJCap81 said itīs hard calling it against your fave
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

off course not, it wasn't a clear foot fault, you don't call a foot fault for the first time in such stage of the match. If the player has a tendency to foot fault and has done so through the whole match, than it's valid, but not in this scenario.

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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

Rules are rules. Maybe it's not the American mentality, but it's definitely the Dutch one.
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call the footfault?

Yeah, I would. I'm one of those people who feel they have to do the supposed right thing all the time, even though it's not in their own self interest and everyone will hate them for doing it.

It's some kind of disease, I think.
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

Indeed, if it's rule it should stand regardless of the score, the player, the situation of the match, the significance of the match or the point.

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Indeed, if it's rule it should stand regardless of the score, the player, the situation of the match, the significance of the match or the point.
Me too,probably,hope people won't criticise me
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Yes. It doesn't matter how foul mouthed the player is. The player remains the idiot, not the line judge.
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Me too,probably,hope people won't criticise me
Sorry I edited my post to take out the part where I said if it were me I think I would have probably kept quiet I decided I wasn't sure what I'd do...I'd want to follow the rules but not sure if I'd have the guts to do so on such an important point.

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Of course I would, rules are rules. Thatīs all
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

Yes because the likelihood of having some screaming hysterical threat is unlikely with those 2 ladies in court.
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Re: If you were the lines judge,would you call a footfault in today's condition?

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If the player has a tendency to foot fault and has done so through the whole match, than it's valid, but not in this scenario.
Oh so YOU think you only call the foot fault if the player has a tendency to foot fault anyway ?

So what next ? we don't call a double fault at 5-6 15-30 if the player doesn't have a tendency to double fault ?
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Oh so YOU think you only call the foot fault if the player has a tendency to foot fault anyway ?

So what next ? we don't call a double fault at 5-6 15-30 if the player doesn't have a tendency to double fault ?
no, if a player has a tendency to foot fault, that means that something is wrong with his technics that he can't control and then it's only logical that he will repeat it again and again even at MP down.

Serena's doesn't foot fault, it is not logical that suddenly she started foot fault. The line judge wanted to influence the outcome of the match, the empire should have ouerruled that call.

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