Re: On the Concept of Irony w/ Continual Reference to Caro:Off-topic 4 the POPULAR #1
You can argue both for and against Nooni's call. DN did take a long time challenging, but it was a bit unclear whether the ball had been called in so his hesitation is understandable. But it was stupid of him to argue so long. That long break did wonders for Isner's mobility.
No record, though. Match lasted 'only' 4h41m.
I first read media reports. Sounded like Nooni was robbing Nalban, but then I bothered to watch the clip and it becomes not so clear cut. The casual strolling up to check the mark. The thinking about if to challenge or not. Looking up. Looking down. Finally, raising a hand (indicating a challenge).
No, I am sorry. I am with Nooni on this one.
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