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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 02:15 PM Thread Starter
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When you play tennis do you grunt?

Hi im just interested to know when you play tennis do you grunt...And like whom


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post #2 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 02:19 PM
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post #4 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 02:22 PM
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just a little bit with my breathing... not loud at all. but ppl have still complained about it. and ive noticed it only happens when you're kicking their ass. duh, lol.
the only grunting that i don't like is the grunting that players are starting to do more and more when they RUN... like they know you're going to hit a good shot and they start making these noises that want to make it like they're running the last quarter mile of the marathon.
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Sometimes, when I wanna hit my fh really hard, I make a little grunt. It really helps

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post #6 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 03:22 PM
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Yes I grunt. Sometimes I breath very loud like Dokic, but when also sometimes like Roddick which isnt very good .

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I breath but not grunt
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post #8 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 03:35 PM
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It depends who against I'm playing! If i don't like my opponent, i grunt

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post #9 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 04:07 PM
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Yep, I also grunt when I am playing. Helps me concentrate on every shot that I hit; making sure that I put just as much force into each shot.

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post #10 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 04:08 PM
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I dont grunt at all

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post #11 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 04:13 PM
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lol..I always grunt when Hitting..It is the only way I remeber to breathe while hitting and it always helps me!

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post #12 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 05:09 PM
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no, i dont grunt, but yell bad words in spanish when i am losing

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post #13 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 08:36 PM
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Not very often. Only when I have to run up for a drop shot, and it's going to be close. But never for a regular forehand/backhand/serve. I find it distracts me
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post #14 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 09:26 PM
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Somtimes! I either sound like Dokic, Rafter or Kafelnikov
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post #15 of 34 (permalink) Old Nov 22nd, 2003, 11:22 PM
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Sometimes...I don't even know I'm doing it though until someone who was watching tells me. Sometimes I'll try to do it like some of the players though. Haha.

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