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Roland Garros - the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

1. It rains every year.
2. Rude crowd.
3. Bad organisation. Bad scheduling.
4. No artificial light.
5. No Roof.

Do you think this makes it the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

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Re: Roland Garros - the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

shut the hell up

it rains at Wimbledon too;Nadal's match went over 3 days in 2006

they didn't have a roof til last year

the crowd in boring there

matches are longer on clay therefore they have to schedule the men first

Federer and Nadal played in the damn dark in that 2009 finals at Wimbledon

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shut the hell up

it rains at Wimbledon too;Nadal's match went over 3 days in 2006

they didn't have a roof til last year

the crowd in boring there

matches are longer on clay therefore they have to schedule the men first

Federer and Nadal played in the damn dark in that 2009 finals at Wimbledon
Now, there is roof at Wimbledon and they have lights on the center court..... I can see that at Roland Garros....I remmeber 2007 when they played like 3 matches during the first two days at Roland Garros And all this is very frustrating for us the people who like tennis and for the players

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Now, there is roof at Wimbledon and they have lights on the center court..... I can see that at Roland Garros....I remmeber 2007 when they played like 3 matches during the first two days at Roland Garros And all this is very frustrating for us the people who like tennis and for the players
you need to understand English better my friend.I said Wimbledon didn't have a roof until last year.You seem slow

when there is good weather and I mean dry and sunny;matches can be fast but a day like yesterday when the courts are slow and the balls are heavy and you got rain;of course other matches will be cancelled

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" of course you hate it your a Williams fan "

now that we covered that up Yes , it's my least fav slam by MILES

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Re: Roland Garros - the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

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1. It rains every year.
2. Rude crowd.
3. Bad organisation. Bad scheduling.
4. No artificial light.
5. No Roof.

Do you think this makes it the worst Grand Slam tournament :?
Yep.
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Re: Roland Garros - the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

Yes in terms of organization. But I still like it better than the US Open.
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Re: Roland Garros - the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

In terms of infrastructure, it's behind the other 3 slams definitely. The lack of hawk eye, lights, or a roof sets it apart. Once Melbourne Park gets it's upgrade, it will eclipse RG even more.

Personally though, I really enjoy when RG is on. I find Wimbledon to be terribly boring. It's too plain and boring.

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Definitely. Fuck this. See you for Wimbledon

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It is the cheapest for sure. But it's very charming.

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Re: Roland Garros - the worst Grand Slam tournament :?

1. Wimbledon
2. Roland Garros
3. USO/AO

You can complain all you want but until Wimby got a roof, it had way more problems than Roland Garros yet no one called it the worst slam.

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I love Roland Garros because when the matches gets good, they're really good. Plus all the unnecessary, but exciting drama involved!
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All tournaments have their baggage. Australian Open and French Open are renowned for questionable crowds, Wimbledon due to the weather and dumb-ass ticket system, US Open due to stupid scheduling etc...

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I love French culture in general, but gosh I just hate the FRENCH OPEN! The French & Australian are the worst and beyond boring! Oz Open > French for sure! I love the French Crowds though, remind me of myself LOL :-)
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