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I tried to watch some of the womens matches and I was dumbfounded how impossible it is to watch.. the grunts on every single stroke make it almost unbearable to watch..
I can't imagine sitting in the stands and enduring this.
Aint nothing new about the world order..it's been playing since the day they put George Washington on a quarterDelivering Truth while the 10% deliver lies.
Then you would absolutely not want to play Wii Tennis with my wife and me when we try to out-Williams each other.
Gravey, I'm never sure, on a scale of 1-10, just how serious you are when you post. – Minarchist
I still think it is funny at times when players grunt. However I understand why they would do it, and I also have been enjoying the Australian open quite a bit.
Also, the fitness levels of tennis players is freaking insane. Top level tennis players are easily some of the best athletes around.
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So after I told Mrs. Gravey about this thread yesterday, she said that apparently the grunting is a Thing:
Australian Open women's final promises to be a scream
Fans of the two players think it’s an issue overblown by the media. But it’s a legitimate — if not new — problem even the WTA Tour has finally vowed it will have to address following complaints from fans.
Well, I don't mind it. You have to exhale for more force, and if that's the way they do it then who am I to tell elite athletes how to play their sport.
Hell, it's going on right now! 6-3, 3-0? Louder, Sharapova, louder!
Congrats, Azarenka! Now come on, Djokovic!
Awww. I didn't get to see the match yet Gravey.
You get used to the grunting after a while. It is funny on occasion, but it's pretty common. I remember hearing others on our team grunt a lot when they'd get in a really long rally.