Ashleigh Barty - Page 76 - TennisForum.com
TennisForum.com   Wagerline.com MensTennisForums.com TennisUniverse.com
TennisForum.com is the premier Women's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!
Reply

Old May 4th, 2013, 02:28 AM   #1126
country flag guichard
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 6,551
guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future guichard has a brilliant future
Re: Ashleigh Barty

Quote:
Originally Posted by TS View Post
Yeah let's not kid ourselves. She has the WC.
she is probably not allowed to announce it yet... We will see. But I agree with you though
guichard is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old May 4th, 2013, 03:00 AM   #1127
country flag binky-GOAT
Senior Member
 
binky-GOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,804
binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of
Re: Ashleigh Barty

She knows she has the WC, but saying she wouldn't mind playing qualies too (pretending she doesn't know).


Although that's just media training, she would be pretty pissed if she didn't get the WC
binky-GOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 03:19 AM   #1128
country flag binky-GOAT
Senior Member
 
binky-GOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,804
binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of
Re: Ashleigh Barty

It's interesting in that article that Jason and Molik think clay might be her best surface, even though Ash disagrees.


I think it has to do with 2 things why its the case:

1. Her first serve is either flat or slice. On clay those kind of serves do not win free points as they do on other surfaces. If she had a top spin/kick serve as a 1st serve (which in general is a bad thing), she would like clay a bit more. High percentage serving is a key, concentrating on placement and spin rather than power.

2. It is a grinders surface. Even if she has the style which suits it, not the physical strength and consistency yet.
binky-GOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 06:41 AM   #1129
country flag Markmen
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Markmen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,537
Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold
Re: Ashleigh Barty

So wonderful to have another Indigenous player on the circuit playing for Australia.
__________________
2014: W CYP (S) Paris; Doha; Stuttgart. (D): (Spencer.) Indian Wells; Madrid; Strasbourg. Tipping (S) Birmingham; (D) (mariusz_pol) Cincinnati; Miami; Indian Wells; Madrid; Rome; French Open. Q-Ball Rome; Strasbourg; Baku Triathalon Oeiras; Nurnberg; Birmingham. Tip Easy Tokyo.
R/U FITD (S) Rio; (D) Indian Wells. CYP (D) (Spencer.) Paris; Birmingham. (S) Katowice; Doha; French Open; Stanford. Tipping (D) (mariusz_pol) Aust Open; Doha; Wimbledon; Montreal. Triathalon Eastbourne. Tip Easy Hong Kong Tipping Doubles Toray
2013: W Tipping (D) Beijing; USO. (S) Bastad. CYP (D) US Open; Guangzhou; Linz. FITD Oeiras.
RANKINGS Tipping (S) = 16 (D) = 1 FITD (S) = 26 (D) = 11 CYP (S) = 3 CYP (D) = 1 QBall = 17
Markmen is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 07:03 AM   #1130
country flag chingching
Senior Member
 
chingching's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 16,377
chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Ashleigh Barty

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mgray1966 View Post
So wonderful to have another Indigenous player on the circuit playing for Australia.
If someone mentions she is Aboriginal again I will kill someone.
A) She is 1/16.
B) She has no direct relation to any of the culture including groups, language etc.
__________________
Anett+Them Eesti Gals have to be the best players that ever existed

Kaia hit 24 Aces (the WTA record) vs Safarova Tokyo Round 1 2008

Quote:
Originally Posted by moby View Post
The Chernobyl mutant is in her element within China's waste and pollution.
chingching is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 07:05 AM   #1131
country flag Markmen
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Markmen's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Australia
Posts: 2,537
Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold Markmen is a splendid one to behold
Re: Ashleigh Barty

Good lord - Aboriginals are always proud of their heritage. I know that for a fact.
__________________
2014: W CYP (S) Paris; Doha; Stuttgart. (D): (Spencer.) Indian Wells; Madrid; Strasbourg. Tipping (S) Birmingham; (D) (mariusz_pol) Cincinnati; Miami; Indian Wells; Madrid; Rome; French Open. Q-Ball Rome; Strasbourg; Baku Triathalon Oeiras; Nurnberg; Birmingham. Tip Easy Tokyo.
R/U FITD (S) Rio; (D) Indian Wells. CYP (D) (Spencer.) Paris; Birmingham. (S) Katowice; Doha; French Open; Stanford. Tipping (D) (mariusz_pol) Aust Open; Doha; Wimbledon; Montreal. Triathalon Eastbourne. Tip Easy Hong Kong Tipping Doubles Toray
2013: W Tipping (D) Beijing; USO. (S) Bastad. CYP (D) US Open; Guangzhou; Linz. FITD Oeiras.
RANKINGS Tipping (S) = 16 (D) = 1 FITD (S) = 26 (D) = 11 CYP (S) = 3 CYP (D) = 1 QBall = 17
Markmen is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 07:17 AM   #1132
country flag petey_pan
Aussie Cockatoo
 
petey_pan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Australia
Posts: 9,133
petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mgray1966 View Post
Good lord - Aboriginals are always proud of their heritage. I know that for a fact.
He's a troll just ignore


Sent from Verticalsports.com App
__________________
OLIVIA ROGOWSKA

Maria SHARAPOVA Eugenie BOUCHARD Laura ROBSON Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA Heather WATSON
Casey DELLACQUA Jarmila GAJDOSOVA Taylor TOWNSEND Naomi BROADY Madison KEYS Sam STOSUR
petey_pan is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 08:06 AM   #1133
country flag binky-GOAT
Senior Member
 
binky-GOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,804
binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of
Re: Ashleigh Barty

Quote:
Originally Posted by chingching View Post
If someone mentions she is Aboriginal again I will kill someone.
A) She is 1/16.
B) She has no direct relation to any of the culture including groups, language etc.
What is 1/16?
binky-GOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 08:22 AM   #1134
country flag petey_pan
Aussie Cockatoo
 
petey_pan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Australia
Posts: 9,133
petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute petey_pan has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by binky-GOAT View Post
What is 1/16?
One sixteenth. Also I find that REALLY hard to believe as I'm 1/8th and she looks a lot more predominant than me.


Sent from Verticalsports.com App
__________________
OLIVIA ROGOWSKA

Maria SHARAPOVA Eugenie BOUCHARD Laura ROBSON Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA Heather WATSON
Casey DELLACQUA Jarmila GAJDOSOVA Taylor TOWNSEND Naomi BROADY Madison KEYS Sam STOSUR
petey_pan is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 08:28 AM   #1135
country flag binky-GOAT
Senior Member
 
binky-GOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,804
binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of
Re: Ashleigh Barty

So you can be a fraction of a race?


Im not sure but I don't think her parents are 100% aboriginal.
binky-GOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 08:36 AM   #1136
country flag Kəv.
Senior Member
 
Kəv.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Melbourne, Australia!
Posts: 62,644
Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute Kəv. has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by binky-GOAT View Post
So you can be a fraction of a race?
Its just like being 1/4 aussie or 1/2

Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
__________________
MINELLA. GAJDOSOVA. MORITA

Imagine Dragons. Of Monsters and Men. Samantha Jade. Bastille <3

R.I.P Forever Elena Baltacha <3
Kəv. is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 4th, 2013, 08:45 AM   #1137
country flag binky-GOAT
Senior Member
 
binky-GOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,804
binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of
Re: Ashleigh Barty

Ok but I didn't know it was exact fractions. I just thought you were either full or part of a race.
binky-GOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 14th, 2013, 09:55 AM   #1138
country flag chingching
Senior Member
 
chingching's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 16,377
chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute chingching has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Ashleigh Barty

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mgray1966 View Post
Good lord - Aboriginals are always proud of their heritage. I know that for a fact.
I am not saying she is not proud: its just in my opinion pushing it to say that she is "representing the aboriginal community" when she is not a part

Quote:
Originally Posted by petey_pan View Post
He's a troll just ignore


Sent from Verticalsports.com App
I may be a troll in some matters but race and identity is not something to troll about and I don't... in fact I like Ash I am just saying that it's not like she's Evonne...

Quote:
Originally Posted by petey_pan View Post
One sixteenth. Also I find that REALLY hard to believe as I'm 1/8th and she looks a lot more predominant than me.


Sent from Verticalsports.com App
She is either 1/16 or 1/8 I am not quite sure but I think it's the first.
Colour of skin is not ncessarily dependent on what percentage you are but also what percentage her direct Aboriginal relatives are.

Quote:
Originally Posted by binky-GOAT View Post
So you can be a fraction of a race?


Im not sure but I don't think her parents are 100% aboriginal.
You can be fractions of genetic makeup of a race but you can't identify yourself fractionally with a race

I think her father but I may be wrong is fully Anglo-Saxon and and her Maternal Great Grand-Mother or Great Great Grand-Mother is completely of Indigenous decent but I may be wrong on that...
__________________
Anett+Them Eesti Gals have to be the best players that ever existed

Kaia hit 24 Aces (the WTA record) vs Safarova Tokyo Round 1 2008

Quote:
Originally Posted by moby View Post
The Chernobyl mutant is in her element within China's waste and pollution.
chingching is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 15th, 2013, 07:08 AM   #1139
country flag binky-GOAT
Senior Member
 
binky-GOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,804
binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of binky-GOAT has much to be proud of
Re: Ashleigh Barty

She got the RG WC


Im surprised she's not playing a tournament before RG. 1 month break could leave her cold. But last year she played a junior G1 and got injured, maybe she doesn't want that to happen again.
binky-GOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 15th, 2013, 07:23 AM   #1140
country flag stromatolite
Senior Member
 
stromatolite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 19,177
stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute stromatolite has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Ashleigh Barty

^I agree she could use a few matches ahead of RG. Maybe she can hook up with Sam and play a few no-holds-barred practice matches. It'd be good for both of them.
stromatolite is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios