>> >> The officiating was lopsided. First... The chair umpire made
>> >> a bad call. Apparently, Novak Djokovic made a good serve,
>> >> the chair umpire overruled the noncall and called the serve
>> >> out, Djokovic challenged the umpire and was proved right by
>> >> the replay, and then, even though Roger Federer did not even
>> >> touch Djokovic's serve, the chair umpire did not give
>> >> Djokovic the ace. After all that... The linesmen made so
>> >> many bad calls, Djokovic's challenges were right six out of
>> >> seven times.
>> >> The challenge system is working so well, maybe they should
>> >> improve upon that by giving the players some sort of reward
>> >> for being right so many times. Or maybe they should kick the
>> >> offensive official off of the court after a certain number
>> >> of bad calls.
>> >> Of course they are going to make bad calls, given the error
>> >> margin of the replay system, but a bad chair umpire call and
>> >> six out of seven bad lines calls sounds like somebody did
>> >> not like Djokovic.
>> > your suggestion that it just means everyone hates him is
>> > intriguing. Insane, but oddly intriguing.
>> Your idea that everyone hates him is insane, not intriguing,
>> just a straw man.
> No, not so much:
> you suggest that the fact that he had several reviews come out
> in his favor in this match means "somebody did not like
You did okay up to that point, Nino, but the actual count was "six
out of seven".
> The fact that he has the best record in the ATP as far as
> challenges go
Do you have a citation for that, Nino?
> tells me that this happens in many matches, with many officials.
Speaking of someone who might need therapy... What do the voices
in your head sound like, Nino?
> So, if we apply your nutty reasoning,
You misspelled "apply your reasoning to my silly assertions".
> we are left with many officials "not liking" Djokovic.
And the voices in your head tell you that your concoction
translates into "everybody", Nino?
> Stands to (un)reason, sonny. Do keep up. By which I mean the
> electroconvulsive therapy, obviously.
Your mother is my therapist, Nino, I never miss a session.
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> Subject: Re: The 2009 US Open officials intentionally made bad calls against Djokovic?
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