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Old Jan 27th, 2013, 07:20 AM   #11
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Re: Should The Australian Open Change the Surface Due to Risk of Injuries?

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Originally Posted by nathanj594 View Post
I don't care what they change it to, but please! For the love of all that is good and great, PLEASE speed the shit up. I swear, on some of those days it felt like I was watching some matches on those godawful blue clay courts in Madrid last year. Why do they have to be so slow? Okay, getting back to topic. I believe something needs to be done. Serena's cooked her ankle twice now on that Plexicrap. I know I might be called biased because I stan for her, but good grief. What's it going to take? Another Mary Pierce-like injury to happen on this stuff before they do something? I want Rebound Ace back.
I agree about speeding it up. The slowing down has happened everywhere including Wimbledon for Heaven's sake. I think they've done it to accommodate clay specialists and the men's power game, hence these interminable 5 set marathons which have little to do with tennis, more stamina challenges.
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