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Forum: General Messages   Jul 6th, 2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

they are not well known in countries where the foundation of the sport is significantly weak. that's my point.

they are known to a section of the population,mostly elite who can afford time on...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 6th, 2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

the only comedy is your total misinterpretation of my post.


that not what I said you clueless twit.

I said people who portray football as global and deride cricket as minor are missing the...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 5th, 2014, 11:46 PM
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Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

that is not the point I contradicted though.

yes their names may be familiar across more number of countries.


but they have only limited popularity in countries where the sport is not too...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 5th, 2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

:eek:

its all about who plays at a high standard.

do you think ppl watch movies for anupam kher?
they watch for Amitabh

I also turn in only for Federer and djokovic ....do I watch stepanek...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 5th, 2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

global reach does not mean the popularity is even across countries with a strong foundation in the sport and those with a weaker foundation in the sport.

countries with really strong teams and...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 5th, 2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

this kind of high ground is annoying and plain deluded.

I stayed in usa for around six years. don't tell me I didn't meet americans who have been annoying with their ability to understand other...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 5th, 2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

its a no contest actually.


field hockey is the national game but it is no match for cricket either in public popularity and participation.or even in terms of player talent pool.i guess many of...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 5th, 2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 30,194
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova has upset India

my answer to questions like this is,the number of countries who can play at a high
standard matters.

even if you take football,the number of countries who have the standard to win a world cup is...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 12th, 2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,906
Posted By genius
Re: How in hell did Martinez manage to beat Navratilova at '94 Wimbledon final ?

Conchita started her beginning as a consistent top 4 around mid 1993.she was in top 10 even before that.Around that time, it was fair to class her as a claycourt specialist.

but she reached the...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 12th, 2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,166
Posted By genius
Re: Just to make it clear: could we make a list of brainless ballbasher

yes.but if you want to emulate martina,steffi,sampras,federer, you may not want to be a ballbasher.

for example, federer reached three GS finals in one of his worst years.

such remarkable...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 12th, 2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 15,166
Posted By genius
Re: Just to make it clear: could we make a list of brainless ballbasher

if you want to identify a ballbasher, look closely at the biomechanics.

A player like federer does not strike the ball with all his might.roddick does.

there cannot be a better example of the...
Forum: General Messages   Feb 26th, 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,371
Posted By genius
Re: Why did careers of Vaidisova, Paszek, Szavay, Mirza, Safarova, Golovin all collap

haven't the thread starter and a few other people heard about ups and downs in life?

if "down phases" is supposed to finish off people. then almost all the sucessful people today would not be,...
Forum: General Messages   Feb 17th, 2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,081
Posted By genius
Re: Dubai R1: Mirza def. Makarova, 7-5 6-2

sania is of pretty average build and cannot realistically play the physical game. Her shots are based on biomechanices and timing.that's not ball bashing,though she does hit the ball hard.Its done...
Forum: General Messages   May 19th, 2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By genius
Re: Sania Mirza hopes to be back before Wimbledon

Another first half gone for the second year running.this time it makes even more sorry reading.

And when it comes to clay season, it is four season straight and this time not even FO.

It was in...
Forum: General Messages   Apr 10th, 2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By genius
Re: Sania Mirza To Have Wrist Surgery in USA

for the second year in a row, she is missing three months andmaybe even longer this time. i don't think 4 weeks is a realistic time frame.

US hardcourt season will prove
even more vital this...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 15th, 2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By genius
Re: Coaching for two players???

Surely there must be a practical limitation for sven in preparing scout reports,strategy/tactics,time for all his charges apart from the technical side of things? apart from the fact that girls like...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 15th, 2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By genius
Re: Coaching for two players???

Ana refers to sven as "tennis consultant". Team mirza has hired him for 15 weeks.

neither have a fulltime coach.
Forum: General Messages   Mar 15th, 2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By genius
Coaching for two players???

Sania and ana have to share their "tennis consultant" sven groeneveld now. how does it work out?

Blog:

http://www.thedailyforehand.com/storyonly/2008/3/14/7222/95344

World number 32 Sania...
Forum: General Messages   Jan 16th, 2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By genius
Re: Sania Mirza hounded by Islamic militants at home

I just said pointed out she lost too many 3 setters and concluded that she has some way to go mentally, in a post on that site that generated heated discussion.
Forum: General Messages   Jan 16th, 2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By genius
Re: Sania Mirza hounded by Islamic militants at home

One the situation is not as bad as the sensationalized article.

i just think sania if she grew older can handle these issues better. i feel she is just getting a bit over anxious because of...
Forum: General Messages   Aug 9th, 2007, 02:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,768
Posted By genius
Re: Hingis thinks belly dancing may have given Mirza the edge

The vast majority of subcontinent muslims are of local origin. It could well be that only her name has arab roots. Sania is from mumbai originally.
Forum: General Messages   Aug 1st, 2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,732
Posted By genius
Re: San Diego Rd 1: Sania Mirza def Shahar Peer 6-3 4-6 6-2

That's a clueless analysis from the poster and you have to agree with that nonsense? which player is spectacular in everything? actually how many big weapons are there in the women's game currently?...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 20th, 2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By genius
Re: Sharapova lobs for gender equality in Indian textbook

What do you mean "guess" when the reasons are given inthe quote here ?

"The initial odds of childhood, the indomitable spirit and finally the amount of success of both the successful women can...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 11th, 2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By genius
Re: Birmingham R1 : Mirza def Camerin 6-3 6-3

the ill timed injury really hurt her chances of rising up the rankings.

Now she has to make up real fast.

the grass and hard court season will be crucial.

I was encouraged by her play during...
Forum: General Messages   May 30th, 2007, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,486
Posted By genius
Re: Too many Eastern Europeans where are other Nations on WTA?

Date did not have a major strategic weapon.Sania has the forehand.of the east europeans, there is ana ivanovic. but i have not taken a closer look at her forehand yet.All the east europeans are...
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