Sharapova at her peak fame was massive and so is Serena right now. 1 season,s leaving the biggest rivals on five This is obviously untrue, but if it makes you feel better, have at it. I'm an atheist, and I don't walk around calling religious people repellent because they believe fantasies. TENNIS.com - Live Scores, Tennis News, Player Ranking, and Complete Tournament Data. Disputing this initially by claiming he "ate a bagel" in a French Open final is dumb. Unrrelated...but remember when his diqpics supposedly leaked? But whatever makes you sleep better at night. Lmao. A forum community dedicated to Tennis players and enthusiasts. Only a few know Djokovic. The story is a couple years old already ... haha no I can't google that and I believe its fake anyway. 2) Considering Djokovic is a very amiable person who is fairly popular in the locker room and gets along even with an ice queen like Sharapova and ignores players who bad-mouth him without ever responding, and never seen ridiculing or trading barbs with his peers, your constant ramblings about his repellent personality and narcissism just seems like your own personal derangement. Browse your Tennis Sign Up Offer from here and place a bet on the result of Novak Djokovic vs Diego Schwartzman. I actually think she has better features than Djokovic. Come join the discussion about players, gear, matches, scores, guidelines, and more! Hingis would be a different story, and her game was as un-ATP as it gets. Not betting on this match, but I thought Djokovic looked very average against Chardy, this match is on Thiem's racket. LONDON • Novak Djokovic is bidding to win the ATP Finals for a record-equalling sixth time as Rafael Nadal chases the biggest title missing from … All I am saying is that - regardless of Nadal's level and whether Djokovic's drop shots are being executed well - there is no excuse for the #1 player in the world to only make 40% of first serves in the first set of a Grand Slam final. Threads 121 Messages 1.2K. 2) Considering Djokovic is a very amiable person who is fairly popular in the locker room and gets along even with an ice queen like Sharapova and ignores players who bad-mouth him without ever responding, and never seen ridiculing or trading barbs with his peers, your constant ramblings about his repellent personality and narcissism just seems like your own personal derangement. According to the Associated Press, Djokovic … JavaScript is disabled. Browse next Tennis events: Pavic/Soares v Melzer/Roger-Vasselin; Medvedev v A Zverev; Set 03; Set 01; Set 02, and bet with great odds! You can still find them on the internet. Nov 3, 2018; Bender; Policies. Come join the discussion about players, gear, matches, scores, guidelines, and more! Who says that while being a fan of women's tennis? Novak Djokovic looks to get back to the French Open final for the first time since 2016, where he beat Andy Murray in the final.… Novak Djokovic … For a player of Djokovic’s experience it is also inexcusable. Plenty of people think the opposite. There are no dominant women with 17 slams to test that theory. PARIS (AFP) - Novak Djokovic on Friday (Nov 6) emulated childhood hero Pete Sampras by claiming the year-end world number one ranking for the sixth time. Tennis Now is the No. 17.2M posts. I'm still yet to hear a coherent rebuttal to that. ... Nadal and Djokovic since returning from the break. You idiot he is not talking about tennis acheivements. And this is your best attempt to substantiate it? His personal delusions, like those of religious people, are his to hold. Again, what's your business if he's an anti-vaxxer? Just google a little bit. I have never liked the guy or his playing style, and i usually root against him, but he's obviously a winner and an ATG. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Still in general not as much interest as the men’s. I have a slight feeling those who followed tennis in Britain during 2000-2010 cared a lot about Venus and Serena's matches especially during the summer. Threads 5 ... Forum statistics. I don't see this at all. How is that relevant to the rest of your deranged ravings about the guy? I've never seen my mom watch a tennis match, but I saw her positively surprised when she heard Nadal beat Djokovic in the recent French Open final. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Mens Tennis Forums Since 2002 A forum community dedicated to male tennis players and enthusiasts. It still is an odd opinion. Tennis star and his wife, Jelena, announce they have both tested positive for the coronavirus after hosting tournament in Croatia Jerry Bembry: Novak Djokovic. Obviously Scarlett is better-looking (how many photoshoots has Chris Evans done as opposed to her? Only repellent people express such prejudice. Djokovic shook his head as he walked over to the chair umpire to say he was retiring from the match because of that shoulder while trailing 6-4, 7-5, … The more people choose not to vaccinate themselves or their children, the bigger the increase in preventable diseases amongst the population is. It was one of the easiest victories in a Slam semi or final in his career, and frankly it … How much attention has his beauty received in comparison to hers? By the time five-time champion Djokovic managed to stop the rot the 33-year-old was a set and 3-1 in arrears. 1 seed Rafael Nadalin straight sets. And also the bigger the possibility of an outbreak is because of the weakening of herd immunity. It is one of several elements that define his career, but there is much, much, much more to his legacy that his record in one tournament. Thus contributing to male sports' popularity over women's sports and thus making Djokovic and every male player trade on their male privilege? Arguing about who is greater is often made in the context of accomplishments, where Nadal may be marginally ahead, though looking pretty certain to be overhauled by Djokovic. It's a useless, and lame, argument. Yes, back when I said that male sports are intrinsically linked to the concept of masculinity and thus men who prefer women's sports or even like them too much would be shamed and even outcasted by their peers? You've repeatedly called Djokovic a narcissist with tenuous claims to support the claim despite the fact with the exception of someone like Nadal ("I have to play my very bestest tennis ever to beat player X ranked no 356 at Roland Garros"), he's one of the more understated champions. Correction: Djokovic at the peak of his fame is a nobody compared to Serena, Sharapova or even Anna Kournikova at theirs. I prefer the mechanics of their topspin shots and wrist action to the frying pan forehands on the WTA and prefer the balance in their textbook movement to those fugly, clumsy half-volley squatting shots that are very common on the WTA. What a weird digression. So yes, it is a public threat. Djokovic is just one sided as Nadal then it comes to Majors as Djokovic has won 11/17 grand slam titles on hard courts only winning 6 outside his favorite surface hard courts while Nadal has won 7 outside RG so his done even better than Djokovic outside their favorite surface. Talk about everything from the ATP, NSMTA, to college Tennis and even everything about equipment. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. This is as silly as arguing about who is better looking or sexier between Chris Evans and Scarlet Johansson. Djokovic's French Open record does not define his career. Funny thing is that venus vs serena rivalry always got much better ratings than the three stooges. JavaScript is disabled. Djokovic isn't that young anymore, he will have to win like 2-3 slams a year for next few years to catch them, and I think that's probably unlikely. Novak Djokovic said he supported a domestic violence policy for tennis following allegations made against Alexander Zverev after the top seed reached the last four at the ATP Finals on Friday. So it's irrelevant if you consider men's tennis ugly. Threads 614,716 Messages 13,442,228 Members 52,620 Latest member cj531. Smart people who believe in moronic stuff are nothing new, there are creationist astrophysicists for instance, it's what's popularly known as "smart stupid". Non-Tennis fans know Roger and Rafa. Novak vs Dominic Thiem Australian Open final encounter ( 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4) is the best Grand Slam match of the 2020 season. And except he's an anti-vaccine activist and crusader calling for people not to use vaccines, he's not a public threat for having a personal opinion. Beauty is subjective and (at least in part) cultural so you're entitled to believe that Chris Evans or men's tennis are better-looking, just like you're entitled to believe that a train station is better-looking than a French château. She's often self-deprecating and dismissive of her own accomplishments until one of her fellow commentators brings up her record(s), and she usually chimes in with something about how much times have changed. Pete Bodo:Djokovic. Douchebags are very submissive about male authority (and there's plenty of evidence that the average ATP player is far douchier than the average man in the developed world, for example the fact that there hasn't been an openly gay ATP player yet), so being "fairly popular" in the men's locker room is a low hurdle to clear for an all-time great male player. VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Djokovic has won four of the past six majors, including last year's Australian Open, where he destroyed No. I am a big fan of women tennis and watch it even more that the ATP. LoL, so your mom's opinion is the bible huh? I've never met anyone most casually acquainted with tennis who doesn't know who Novak Djokovic is. I've never met anyone most casually acquainted with tennis who doesn't know who Novak Djokovic is. You're welcome to your opinion. For saying that a tour with a number of macho homophobes big enough throughout the years to have a climate that hasn't made ANY gay player EVER comfortable enough to have come out is "douchy"? He is hung like a donkey (I think they were real). Yet, he's the one with the "privilege". Novak Djokovic secures year-end honor ahead of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal 06-12-2020 Tennis - Novak joined Pete Sampras on six year-end no. That's your opinion and those who disagree aren't "aesthetically challenged". ), just like it's obvious that women's tennis is better-looking. See? Djokovic has already tied Pete Sampras' record mark of six year-end number-one finishes and is eyeing Federer's record at the season finale as he hungrily chases more tennis records. This section is to announce changes/updates to the Talk Tennis message board. Not the best way to cap tennis. Fair enough about the bolded part, though. LONDON (AFP) - Novak Djokovic is bidding to win the ATP Finals for a record-equalling sixth time as Rafael Nadal chases the biggest title missing from his … Why am I a misandrist? Djokovic hasn't shied away from controversy in 2020, the latest example being his backing of a new players' association. Threads 121 Messages 1.2K. Almost as ugly as men's tennis. Federer, nadal, and that narcissistic joker. Again, this is just dumb. The only beautiful things about Henin's game were her backhand and her volleys, everything else was an eyesore. ... Tennis Forum. From 2011, Djokovic began exercising his dominance on the ATP circuit, Federer vs Nadal Grand Slam finals almost became obsolete. Again, I can't believe you're doubling down over something this patently absurd. There's a subtle difference between both words. A forum community dedicated to Tennis players and enthusiasts. Your personal anecdotes are literally useless. She knew enough about Djokovic to know that any opponent of his is an underdog. Maybe Djokovic's serving issues don't have to do with his opponents and simply have to do with himself. Novak Djokovic saved four set points in a 7-6 (11), 6-3 win over Borna Coric on Wednesday to reach the Erste Bank Open quarterfinals and move one step closer to sealing the year-end No. His record in Australia is incredible, and he looks relaxed and content, which is usually the si… The final leg of the Adria Tour in Bosnia has […] I'm not sure about tennis but most of the viewers of many female sports like women's football and the WNBA and the LPGA are men. In theory it sounds plausible, but injuries will kick in at this stage of career, he won't be super dominant like 2015 anymore imo. Already placed a bet on this event? No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic is leading the charge to form a players association to represent men's professional tennis players. And you just kept spinning and digging in with irrelevancies. I also can come up with my own criteria to decide which one is the best. By referring to "best", I'm saying Djokovic is the most dominant champion of his era - which he clearly, indisputably is. Yes it does, it makes you a moron and a public threat to society. And Nadal is the most consistent champion of his era, therefore he is the best. It seems women apparently hate women's sports even more than men do. I find men far more technically proficient than women myself. This was Djokovic's first match in a Wimbledon final. It's always a funny thing how people who love to term men as misogynists are pretty blatant misandrists such as yourself. You could actually make the argument that expecting men to be better than heteropatriarchal monkeys would be the exact opposite of misandry. Navratilova's supposedly bad looks greatly affected her popularity. ... Novak Djokovic isn't alone at the top of the list for most ATP match wins in 2020... Dec 05, 2020. What an ugly comparison. Yep, it's the predictable "boring" pick, but his record in the tournament, as well as his recent form, make him a prohibitive favorite. Djokovic is looking for just his second French Open title when he takes the court today against one of the best tennis players around in Nadal, who enters the final with 19 grand slam titles. Sorry, the sheer idiocy of this statement made me too depressed to even reply. Djokovic's father, uncle and aunt were all professional skiers, and his father also excelled at soccer, but Djokovic was a tennis prodigy. But facts are facts. A forum community dedicated to Tennis players and enthusiasts. Calling me a troll is not an argument. And I think anyone that believes any part of Henin's game was an "eyesore" is "aesthetically challenged". What from who and when I have never heard that so its obviously fake news . She knew enough about Djokovic to know that any opponent of his is an underdog. Simon Cambers:Djokovic. I didn't say Djokovic is "greater". Novak Djokovic (Serbian: Новак Ђоковић, romanized: Novak Đoković, pronounced [nôʋaːk dʑôːkoʋitɕ] (); born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. It's all here! Hilariously dumb. Novak Djokovic Has COVID-19. I said he was the "best" of his generation. BELGRADE: Novak Djokovic on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) said he was “deeply sorry” after becoming the fourth tennis player to test positive for coronavirus following an exhibition tournament he hosted in the Balkans, admitting he and organisers “were wrong” to go ahead with the event. Message Board update. These guys are responsible for inflating WTA prize money after all. Extremely dumb, and I can't believe you're doubling down on something this dumb. What game is ugly is a matter of taste. I've never seen my mom watch a tennis match, but I saw her positively surprised when she heard Nadal beat Djokovic in the recent French Open final. Lets seperate them out by that demographic but other demographics are meaningless... Whatever, this is not menstennisforums. The ATP player is "douchy" on average because there are no known gay ATP players. Nadal still has a better W/L record at Slams than Djokovic does, there's just no credibility in claiming that Navok and his 17 Slams are greater than Nadal and his 20 Slams. INFORUM your local source for the latest in tennis around the Fargo-Moorhead area Come join the discussion about players, gear, matches, scores, guidelines, and more! Sharapova is apparently a bigger star than an infinitely more accomplished athlete because she has great legs and looks good in a bikini or miniskirt. Whether it is moronic or not is irrelevant to claiming someone is "repellent" cos he's a vaccine skeptic. 1 source for the latest tennis news, blogs, forum discussions, and social networking. Djokovic got absolutely nothing cheap in the first set to allow himself to settle in to the match. Women's sports, tennis included, are less popular than men's cos they're seen as 2nd tier - physically and even technically. Please read our Message Board Policies Here. I guess both men and women are male supremacists. I do remember. What makes the claim doubly idiotic is its contradiction of the the earlier claim of his trading on his male privilege. To say that that is a function of "chauvinism" is as silly as saying anyone who enjoys wheelchair tennis less than their able-bodies peers is some kind of ableist chauvinist. So there is no basis for the idiotic claim that he's a "nobody" compared to anyone in tennis. World. Justine Henin's stroke production was ATP-like and considered the most beautiful game on tour by many. 3) There is no evidence that if he was a "woman athlete", he'd be less popular or marketable. How could you even argue against that? The tennis world did not really appreciate what Djokovic brought in to the sport and despite him being a ‘complete player’, the tennis fans began missing the epic rivalry between Federer and Nadal. I'm guessing you have some evidence to back this up beyond just being an actual misandrist, right? Women's tennis looks better to you. Everyone can see it was a dumb comment. And let's not pretend anti-vaxxers don't proselytize their ideas to their friends and family. Your stats (just as with Kieran) also conveniently omitted that Djokovic served much better in the 3rd set over the 1st and he put himself in a position to win with a 5-4 lead. And I'm done with this argument, this is not MTF. As is someone like Barty today. 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