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Re: Does Clay bring the most exiting matches in Tennis?

clay and grass for me

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Re: Does Clay bring the most exiting matches in Tennis?

Are you being sarcastic?

I don't even want to think about clay after watching grasscourt matches last week... it's SOOOOOOOOOOOOO much better. Glad there is no more clay for another year.




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Re: Does Clay bring the most exiting matches in Tennis?

It depends, as an American, I much prefer Roland Garros and Wimbledon to the U.S. Open, and the Aussie ranks ahead of ours too honestly, and here's why:

The U.S. Open on the women's side has sloppy matches for no apparent reason. I can see clay (slower surface, more chance of unforced errors) and grass (rare) having more errors, but REALLY. These women play on hard courts all the time, and last year's USO was a HOT MESS of errors and mistakes and bad serving.

The competitiveness of the French Open matches with longer rallies just gets me more, and Wimbledon is well...Wimbledon, so the minute anything goes to three sets there, I start to get a palm sweat going. It's a preference though, because some people will not like clay because it can lead to more unforced errors. For me, it's a great test of linking physical and mental stamina.

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It depends, as an American, I much prefer Roland Garros and Wimbledon to the U.S. Open, and the Aussie ranks ahead of ours too honestly, and here's why:

The U.S. Open on the women's side has sloppy matches for no apparent reason. I can see clay (slower surface, more chance of unforced errors) and grass (rare) having more errors, but REALLY. These women play on hard courts all the time, and last year's USO was a HOT MESS of errors and mistakes and bad serving.

The competitiveness of the French Open matches with longer rallies just gets me more, and Wimbledon is well...Wimbledon, so the minute anything goes to three sets there, I start to get a palm sweat going. It's a preference though, because some people will not like clay because it can lead to more unforced errors. For me, it's a great test of linking physical and mental stamina.
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Re: Does Clay bring the most exiting matches in Tennis?

For some reason clay is really horrible with women, but pretty high quality with the men.

And grass is SOOO boring with the men and a lot of the time exciting with the women. D

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Sometimes the most exciting sometimes the most awful

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For me it is about exciting and classic matches. Wimbledon and the US Open have produce so many exciting and classic matches. I can't really think of any classic French Open matches.

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For me it is about exciting and classic matches. Wimbledon and the US Open have produce so many exciting and classic matches. I can't really think of any classic French Open matches.
Like Capriati-Clijsters 12-10 in the third!,Gasquet-Murray this year was an exciting one!Sharapova-Petrova 8-6 in the third and many more
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For some reason clay is really horrible with women, but pretty high quality with the men.

And grass is SOOO boring with the men and a lot of the time exciting with the women. D
What were you watching? I watched a bunch of men's grasscourt matches last week, and all were WAY more interesting that any of the men's clay matches at RG!

The Halle final was great compared to anything I saw at RG.




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For some reason clay is really horrible with women, but pretty high quality with the men.

And grass is SOOO boring with the men and a lot of the time exciting with the women. D
i agree! i think it's cos women push each other to death on clay, and on grass, the men get sooo many free points on serve the points are too short

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Like Capriati-Clijsters 12-10 in the third!,Gasquet-Murray this year was an exciting one!Sharapova-Petrova 8-6 in the third and many more
If you consider that a classic......

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exiting?

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Did you see the Warsaw Open?
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