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Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

I'm really wondering if some of you use Dementievas "ischna" or Justines "allez" or sharapovas/serenas "come on" or what ever in non-tennis life? To underline your success or something like that...

I began to speak like Dementieva or Safina when i'm not contented or when i play tennis and make a lot of mistakes although i can't speak russian...

Or do you use those words when you play tennis?


It's a difference between "allez" or jujus "allez" for example.
I really mean to words in the way the tennis players use them...

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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

Dementieva says " Otlichno " , which roughly means good. It's pronounced something like " Lichna ".

I find myself using ajde in non-tennis life
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I began to speak like Dementieva or Safina when i'm not contented or when i play tennis and make a lot of mistakes although i can't speak russian...
me too. Thanks for spelling that one out so now I won't sound too alien

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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

I am similar to Serena in one way *GASP!!* in that I say come on to myself to pump myself up.
But i'm not going to try to speak another language lol

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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

Basically all french speakers use Allez on a daily basis
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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

I yell "HAIL WINGIS" when I hit good shots and off the court as well when something good happens.

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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

I think it "Otilichna!" And it means "Excellent!"

I usually "Come on!" more along the lines of "Oh, come ON!" when I've made some ghastly UE. It's the opposite of celebrating. I do a stupid little hop when I hit a nice winner and don't say anything.

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I use ajde all the time. When I get frustrated I start swearing in Russian or Afrikaans or I say an ajde of despair. This is in non-tennis life AND tennis life.

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I do a mini fist pump and say to my self " crap, i wish that was in"

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I "ajde" and fist pump in just about everything I do, in honor of my girl.

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I scream Come on! like 50 times every match hahahah

I also use Kurwa mac but thats not often hahah

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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

Come on is my phrase for everything. Whenever Im playing a competitive game whether im winning outright or making a comeback I always come on real loud and a fist pump
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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

Never. I'd find it very embarrassing if I started doing it during a match!

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I do verbal gestures, but more frequently I do a single shake of my clenched fist.
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Re: Do you use "allez", "ajde" or "come on" in tennis or non-tennis life?

If anything, I mutter to myself "damnit" or "focus ffs." Because I only start talking to myself when i lose concentration lol.
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