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treufreund Jan 14th, 2003 03:23 AM

SERENA just got WARNING for gamesmanship!
 
She tried to throw Emilie off of her game by taking too much time. Glad she got the warning cuz just cuz you are a big star does not make it right. :D

CJ07 Jan 14th, 2003 03:25 AM

how many warnings till you lose a game?/match?

Cybelle Darkholme Jan 14th, 2003 03:30 AM

excuse me but you dont have to be a big star to use gamesmanship.

MaRKy MaRk Jan 14th, 2003 03:31 AM

Actually it was a warning for audible obscenity

Cybelle Darkholme Jan 14th, 2003 03:38 AM

what did she say?

adell Jan 14th, 2003 03:49 AM

She used the "F" word but she was talking to herself, I think complaining about her game

tenn_ace Jan 14th, 2003 03:53 AM

it should be point-game-default

there is no warning (as official punishment, it's called "soft warning"), so to be defaulted she can still say three other f words (unless it's a bad offense like hitting an official or opponent)

Keith Jan 14th, 2003 04:21 AM

OMG, and this was televised? What kind of example is she setting?! Little girls look up to her....

tennezfan001 Jan 14th, 2003 04:42 AM

she said "give me a "F" ing break

Lee-Waters' Boy Jan 14th, 2003 04:44 AM

yeah she swore with fuck ......not gamesmanship i taped it if you want to see lol

Volcana Jan 14th, 2003 04:47 AM

treufreund - I've never heard anyone get a warning for 'gamesmanship'. You can get warnings, (and point deductions) for taking too much time. (As happened to Dani H a few months back on match point.) What would you have to do to get a 'gamesmanship' warning. Too many bathroom breaks?:)

jojoseph Jan 14th, 2003 04:50 AM

players curse all the time, even my fave

something tells me there was more to it than just using a curse word, but I could be wrong

jojoseph Jan 14th, 2003 04:52 AM

it couldn't have been gamesmanship

the linejudge got up and walked over to the chair umpire and complained

the linejudge doesn't make gamesmanship calls, the chair umpire does

G_Slammed Jan 14th, 2003 04:53 AM

Shame on you Serena.... still.. NICE comeback love.:)

Capriati... take notes.

GABRIEL Jan 14th, 2003 04:53 AM

Antonella won the first set and is up 1-0 in the second :hearts:
Iva almost out.....3-5


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