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So tonight Brad Gilbert comes up with the geat idea of having No-Ad Scoring in Grand Slam Matches for Men. So their matches could no longer last 5 hours and cut donw to about 3 for a 5 set match. SMH

Then Chris Fowler says lets have a mercy rule. SMH Like some people haven't played a bad first set or more and then come back and win a match.

Also Cliff Drysdale (the one who comes up with the most stupid comments) says that evewr since Wozniacki has gotten with her boyfriend he has won majors and she hasn't won a tournament.

Then all this makes me remember the dumb discussions they all had one year at Wimbledon about a shot clock to count between points.
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Yes, yes, yes.

Fowler in particular annoyed the shit outta me with the "mercy rule" crap.
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Gilbert and Dumb dont go together.
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The solution is not to put djojovic vs. lorenzi as your primetime matchup when you know it's going to be a slaughter.
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So tonight Brad Gilbert comes up with the geat idea of having No-Ad Scoring in Grand Slam Matches for Men. So their matches could no longer last 5 hours and cut donw to about 3 for a 5 set match. SMH

Also Cliff Drysdale (the one who comes up with the most stupid comments) says that evewr since Wozniacki has gotten with her boyfriend he has won majors and she hasn't won a tournament.

Then all this makes me remember the dumb discussions they all had one year at Wimbledon about a shot clock to count between points.

AGREE with all. Keep the best of 5 but cut down the marathon matches. No-Ad Scoring could come in for fourth and final set. Stop Nadal and Djoke winning majors by attrition
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he must have been kidding with the mercy rule.

espn crew says stupid stuff all the time, but i actually like cliff drysdale.

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Best of Three through the forth round and Best of Five for Quarters on! That would be the best, imo.

That would be the best Mercy Rule ever; mercy to the fans, that is.
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No then I just remember that time at Wimbledon a few years back where John McEnroe said they should come up with a rule that you coukldn't catch your toss after starting your service motio. Talking about "It would put more emphasis on the toss"

I was just thinking you would not have wanted that rule while you played. SMH
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The solution is not to put djojovic vs. lorenzi as your primetime matchup when you know it's going to be a slaughter.
exactly, what a joke. I had night session tickets last night, and went to Court 17 to avoid the 6-1, 6-0, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-1 slaughters on Ashe.
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These people do not have educations. Take that into consideration like i do

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AGREE with all. Keep the best of 5 but cut down the marathon matches. No-Ad Scoring could come in for fourth and final set. Stop Nadal and Djoke winning majors by attrition
Disagree - Best of 5 is ridiculous. No ONE wants to watch a match that long - live or on TV. Do away with Best of 5 matches. All matches, men and women, should be 2 out of 3 sets with tie-breakers, except in the 3rd set. Let serves should be played.
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Disagree - Best of 5 is ridiculous. No ONE wants to watch a match that long - live or on TV. Do away with Best of 5 matches. All matches, men and women, should be 2 out of 3 sets with tie-breakers, except in the 3rd set. Let serves should be played.
I, for one, rather enjoy five-set matches. As Boris Becker famously said, it's not about tennis; it's about heart.

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