On 9/23/22 5:04 PM, Court_1 wrote:
> On Friday, September 23, 2022 at 7:15:32 PM UTC-4, Gracchus wrote:
>> On Friday, September 23, 2022 at 2:53:00 PM UTC-7, PeteWasLucky wrote:
>>> On Friday, September 23, 2022 at 5:07:33 PM UTC-4, Shakes wrote:
>>>> My point is not whether Djok's parents deserved it or not, or even if
>>>> it was okay for Fed to call them out (I wouldn't think it was okay, but
>>>> it's just my opinion), it definitely wasn't classy - which is what Fed
>>>> is labelled as.
>>> Deserved it or not? :)
>>> It's not a punishment, they were told to be quiet.
>>> Haven't you ever been told to be quiet? In class, movie, etc?
>>> But continue on...
>> Of course it was deserved. It wouldn't have been necessary if the umpire had kept Djoke's lowlife family in check, but he didn't. So Federer had to attend to it himself. IMO he showed remarkable restraint in *only* telling them to be quiet.
> Exactly. Federer was too kind to those two uncouth Djokovic parents. I would have said a lot worse to them than Federer did!
But then, you'd never be playing Djokovich in a final, so no worries.
> In any case, if anybody has dry eyes after watching this ending of Federer's tennis career with Nadal crying and Federer's whole family crying, I'd like to know who that dirtball is.
"I'm your huckleberry."
> The most elegant and popular tennis player of all time is leaving the stage.
Yes. Agreed. Absolutely. No kiddin', Court.
> He deserves the praise.
> He brought so many fans to the sport and kept them there for two decades.
That I don't care about, but I DO care that I got to watch him for 20 years.
That it's a shame and a pity
You were raised
Up in the city
And you never learned nothin'
'bout country ways."
--Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine