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Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand tall

Post by luvsports! on Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:15 pm

Howdy all.
Wrote this about Ferrer, who played his last slam yesterday.
https://www.theroar.com.au/2018/08/29/diminutive-david-ferrer-will-forever-stand-tall/


Thoughts?

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Re: Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand tall

Post by naxroy on Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:56 pm

great tennis player, nice guy

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Post by Jahu on Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:00 pm

Good article LuvSex...but where is his H2H note with Fed? You are getting sloppy and carried away with $$$$$$ from your writing  Laugh

I liked Ferrer, quiet, well behaved, a grinder and an eyesore of a tennis player, but at least not an annoying one.

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Post by luvsports! on Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:15 pm

LuvSex haaahahaah!

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Re: Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand tall

Post by legendkillar on Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:33 am

Decent enough player. Good attitude and application to the game. Clean movement. Not my cup of tea. 

Certainly punched above his weight, but I am not sort of feeling the respectful love. He was a bit bland.

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Re: Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand tall

Post by bogbrush on Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:40 am

Steady player, never spat on anyone.

Is that was it takes to be revered now?

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Post by luvsports! on Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:04 pm

Yes.

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Post by legendkillar on Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:52 pm

bogbrush wrote:Steady player, never spat on anyone.

Is that was it takes to be revered now?

Well I guess the counter would be how would Tomic be remembered? Certainly more talented than Ferrer, but just a complete prick. 

I have no hesitation giving Ferrer credit where it's due.

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Post by bogbrush on Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:00 pm

No problem, I like the guy. I just don't get all the love from the sport (not here). I guess Federer would have grounds to be in mourning, not only does he lose a bunny but he's running out of time to get that 17-0 h2h for a new record.

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Post by Slippy on Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:05 pm

Ferret has nearly 30 tournament wins at ATP level and over 700 wins on tour (every player above him on the latter list has multiple slam titles). I’d agree I don’t particularly like his game, but I think it’s fairly logical that someone with that career would get a fair amount of respect from his peers.

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Post by legendkillar on Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:11 pm

bogbrush wrote:No problem, I like the guy. I just don't get all the love from the sport (not here). I guess Federer would have grounds to be in mourning, not only does he lose a bunny but he's running out of time to get that 17-0 h2h for a new record.

When you consider the diverse characters in the game, I guess extreme professionalism and respectful conduct is something many appreciate and respect. 

It's more of a "well done lad" than a "you were fantastic lad" I feel. Do you feel it's love being professed? I can't say I am feeling that from comments some have made. He's not the memorable type. 

I did HYS on BBC was in a meltdown when Timbo was mentioned.

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Post by bogbrush on Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:32 pm

I'm not being nasty about it, it's the stuff like the title. I mean, he's a tennis player not a martyr. And a short one.

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Post by Daniel on Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:19 pm

He's an underachiever and has simply made up the numbers for years.  Utterly useless. He belongs to Dimitrov's era not Fed's.

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Post by luvsports! on Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:15 am

Daniel wrote:He's an underachiever and has simply made up the numbers for years.  Utterly useless. He belongs to Dimitrov's era not Fed's.

You think he had the talent to win a slam?

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Re: Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand tall

Post by bogbrush on Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:48 pm

I'll compromise if the title is changed:

"Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand small"

Winking

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Post by luvsports! on Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:17 pm

Laugh

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Re: Diminutive David Ferrer will forever stand tall

Post by summerblues on Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:46 pm

bogbrush wrote:I'm not being nasty about it, it's the stuff like the title.
luvsports needs clicks.  At least he did not title it "You will NOT believe this one thing about Roger Federer"

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Post by bogbrush on Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:46 am

With a picture of Kelly Brook wearing a tennis racquet.

On second thoughts, I’ll click for that.

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Post by luvsports! on Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:54 am

summerblues wrote:
bogbrush wrote:I'm not being nasty about it, it's the stuff like the title.
luvsports needs clicks.  At least he did not title it "You will NOT believe this one thing about Roger Federer"

There goes my next headline...

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