Sunday, September 8, 2013

Houston Hurricane Downgraded to Tropical Depression; Stalled By Dallas Cold Front

When Houstonians infiltrate our Dallas Blog and talk trash, how do we respond?  With Dallas/Fort Worth teams showing up in the 40's and Over Finals across the board in 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5, and a NO SHOW by Houston.  The humidity was high in San Antonio this past weekend, but Dallas teams came pulling through in 3.5 & 4.0 taking the first State Title in 40’s and Over.

At 3.5, Keith Clark’s team came prepared to play, starting things off at 7 AM Friday morning SWEEPING Houston 5-0.  They then faced a combatant San Antonio Wild winning a tough 3-2 battle in a 3rd set breaker.   The team then faced a very tough Austin, winning in a nail-clinching 3rd set breaker to make the trips to Nats.  It couldn’t have been won by a greater set of doubles partners, one of which flew down about 12 of his family members and friends (“the clan”) to witness his composure on the court in action.  Clark’s singles were the bedrock of his team, never dropping a set all weekend long.  A great captain, and a great group of guys which I am humbly proud to be part of.  

Then at 4.0, Greg Wiley defies the odds and did what many thought was undoable, by defeating Freeman’s Houstonian Hurricanes in flight play, and then taking it all the way to the Finals and winning.  More impressive was the line ups he rolled out all weekend, somehow seemingly to know the exact strengths and weaknesses of his opponents, and then getting the perfect match ups to secure a win.  Wiley may lead you into believing he doesn’t know what he is doing, but that’s what makes him so deceptive, and he got the results he was going for.  Also, a notable mention to Leonard Hutchison who beat Houston’s Eddie Janek in a match deciding 3rd set breaker.   I call him the “surgeon”, because he dissects his opponents on the court with his serve and crafty play while remaining under composure at all times.

The 4.5s were represented by Rossouw’s 4.5 team, but were knocked out in the finals by a tough San Antonio team. 

It was a fun filled weekend and for the most part, everyone was well behaved -- Well I say that, but I didn't stay at the downtown Marriot either, so not sure what kind of action I missed out on.  The rumors of me having an adverse reaction to Viagra and pain medicine is not true.  However, I did play a 3 setter against San Antonio with a heart in A-fib and a pulse rate of 190 +.  Thankfully I made it off the court with no trips to the hospital.  
 
It was nice to play a great group of guys across our fine state.  In our draw, Austin and San Antonio were formidable competitors and a class-act group of guys who exemplified true sportsmanship. 

Good luck to both Clark’s and Wiley’s teams, as they go to Indian Wells in October representing Dallas and Texas.
 
 

160 comments:

  1. Are you sure this is a over 40 league? By the looks of the picture it looks more like a 55 and over league. Also funny observation from the 4.0 picture, who are the two insecure midgets (second and third from left) standing on tip toes? Looks like something my 3rd grade son does in most of his pictures with his friends.

    Congrats to the winners, we will be back!

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    1. Wow. Slamming the guys that beat your sorry *ss only knocks yourself down further. What an idiot. That Houston humidity has gotten to your head.

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  2. We will be back.....that's pretty funny. The insecure midgets would have worn your mothers high heels had she not forgot them back at the hotel.

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  3. Damn! Looking at that picture it looks like it might have been a 275lbs and over league!

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    1. You didn't hear? Wiley and company are the Heavyweight Champs. Clark's boys are even middle weights.

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  4. Wow let the fall season tanking begin, looks like the front runners are the lifetime arcaria team headline by Tony Le and Jean Nguyn two known tankers.

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    1. Geez that is tankfest 2013. I can honestly say that is the biggest tankfest I have ever seen.

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  5. Not sure about Le but Jean Nguyen should be a 4.5 anyway so not sure why he would tank. Kelly sitting out the first match since he was at sectionals so we have to wait to bash him until next week.

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  6. After of course Hutchison received a 25 minute "break" when he demanded that his team win by default after a half full water bottle inadvertanly bounced off his shoulder when it slipped through Janek's hands. Seriously, we all know that Hutchison was toast after losing the second set 6-1 in the deciding match. So his 2 minute break turned into a 25 minute break while the site director located the tournament director who of course denied Hutchison's request for a Wild Houston default. You guys enjoy Nationals because we all know who should have advanced to Sunday. Earlier this year it was the Tri Level Shinanigans and now this. You guys want it that bad, enjoy it.

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    1. Wow! You must not actually be on that Houston team because everyone I talked to before the match, after the match and during that singles tie breaker was a class act. It was a Gatorade bottle thrown over the large fence. It hit Leonard on the fly, it didn't slip out of anyone's hands. And it was about a 8-10 minute stoppage because of the site official not knowing what to do. If you're trying to tell a good story either get it right or at least make it funny.
      And Leonard also WON the deciding line in the deciding match so evidently he wasn't toast. Probably our MVP with his clutch play all weekend.

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    2. There is no way this Houston clown was on the team. The Houston guys we played were all class acts. I can almost guarantee this is Tuan Tran. He is a whiney complaining little bitch. He is still bitter over the tri level loss.

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  7. You know, you Houston players are just a sack of Sh*t. Making up stories and trying to bash Dallas tennis. It is known Freeman is the cheat of all cheats. Problem is that it is harder to pull it off at 40 and over because you can't go find your college playing, sandbagging, ringers to pull off matches for you. Your *sses got beat plain and simple. Instead of congratulating the winners, you whine and bash. CLASSLESS.

    I think Captain Fantastic got it right with his headline. You guys are in a tropical DEPRESSION and you are just having problems dealing with it. Go take your Prozac and practice on your backhand.

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    1. Houston had a major ringer at 40 and over. Stephen Neal, a self rate whose bio claims he played some professional tournaments when he was younger. He killed everyone he played at sectionals.

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  8. Janek was a class act after the match and congratulated Leonard and Dallas on the win. It came down to a third set tiebreaker and Leonard won it on the court with everyone watching.

    BTW, the bottle of water was tossed over a high fence (maybe ten feet high) and hit Leonard directly on the shoulder on its way down. It wasn't Janek's fault and it wasn't intentional. The wait was due to the on site official choosing to contact Tosha Smith for a ruling. After she returned, the match continued with the third set tiebreaker.

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  9. I am from Houston and am insulted w ur ignorant tanking talk!... DALLAS has biggest tanker in history of Tecas tennis. Just wasted 30 minutes of my life researching a guy named Kelly who this blog knows well. Was a 5.0 in 2005-2007 going to sectionals twice , was bumped to 5.5 and appealed back to 5.0 on knee injury. Tanked backed to 4.5 in 2010. Moved back to 5.0 in 2011 and back to 4.5 in 2012. Unless you know us here in Houston keep your trap shut

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    1. We have Kelly, but the Freeman teams in Houston are filled with tankers as well. Your insulted? Well pull your head out and quit being ignorant to what goes on in your own market. You have a ton of know tankers.

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  10. Let's GO H O U S T O N N N N!

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  11. Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly blah blah blah blah Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly Mike Kelly and also Mike Kelly.

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    1. You know he doesn't actually read this blog

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  12. You're my hero eddie. You can do it

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  13. Houston will always reign supreme!

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    1. Did you get your posting privileges taken away from your own blog? Not surprising. Can't you guys see from the 8:19 post above that we have our own jerks here in Dallas to post on our blog?

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    2. Yeah, we have enough. Two things we have plenty of is jerks and Mike Kelly bashing.

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    3. 10:34 - what are you, a closet Houstonian or M.K. ?

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  14. It's probably that chirpy little Houston parakeet guy just having a hard time letting go.

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  15. Both dallas and houston cheat. Houston just seems to do it a little better.

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  16. The only common denominator that I see is that both teams that won had a capt and several players that learned from the best cheater of all time the great Bob Bender. Is it any wonder that they won?

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    1. There's a little bit of a Bender connection but a lot of players in Dallas can connect to Bob in some way at some point. What I see doesn't look like a Bender team. The guys on both teams look to all be computer rates and almost all the guys that I recognize have been at their 3.5 or their 4.0 levels for a long time. They just look like a good collection of over 40 leftovers. But they both won so congrats.

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    2. Didn't know about Clark until now but Wiley is definitely an old Bender disciple. Both spent time in the GTC penitentiary too. Wiley spent two tours in the GTC penitentiary.

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    3. Somabut, Pickett and Wiley all started with Bender. Probably some more too if you go further back.

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    4. Tony Le did too.

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  17. It looks like M. Kelly passed on his tank job for his 4.5 team Sunday so he could continue his dominance at mixed doubles with his TCD team.

    Rest assured he will be back to his "normal" ways by next week.

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  18. Where are all the 4.5 match results for this past week's Fall League?? I think only a handful of teams have entered their results at each flight. Did they not play them??

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  19. Lol... Just looked at his TCD result and you are right. He demolished a good player in Dan Keller who played w a solid collegiate from a D 2 school. Say what you want but his dominance in mixed is unsurpassed. Does TCD count towards ratings? Btw why would he not play men's 4.5?

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  20. To 4:41:

    U r kidding right?.. Duh... If mixed counted and TCD counted he would be a 6.0. Please post logical questions

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  21. What is the GTC penitentiary ?

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    1. No longer in service. Most of the inmates left.

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    2. It isn't even medium security anymore.

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  22. Ok. News flash. The people you name are not the only ones tanking. On my 4.5 team, 8 out of my 16 guys will not win a match. Mike K is not on my team. These guys will go down to 4.0 and not win a national title there either. They just don't want to play 4.5. The are in there 60's and don't want to play 4.5. The ladies tank just as bad. It's a problem with all divisions. Until the Usta does something and nobody knows what they can do, it's still going to be a problem. I feel sorry for the poor bastards that get bumped up because they beat a tanker.

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    1. My personal favorite is team tanker versus other team tanker. Do the captains get together and decide who plays and loses ahead of time?

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    2. If I recall correctly, last year, Pickett just made up scores and turned them in. Even on lines his players won, he turned in 2 & 1 losses. Sort of like what happend at tri-level Sectionals earlier this year.

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    3. Who won Tri level nationals in the spring ?... I can't find it.

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    4. Tri-level Nationals is not USTA sanctioned, thus you won't find it in Tennis-link. Tri-level Nationals is put on by the Indian Wells Tennis Center. They just use the USTA Sectional winners of tri-level as a means to do something for tennis players across all levels.

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    5. Who beat Le's duo of Chavez and Perez????!!!... I bet no one

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    6. They beat Houston's team and lost to Pickett's guys

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  23. I think we will see lots of retiring after someone tanks the first set.

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  24. It does appear that many of the Wiley team has the Garland/Sisk connection. Wiley, Brown, Stein, Minter, Clark, Gerber, Quach, Hutchison, and Rajani all have played for GTC and or Sisk. So between Bender and Sisk it looks like they have all learned from two Dallas legends.

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    1. Two Dallas legends? Sisk write this. I hear Bender been to nationals almost 20 times and won 9 or 10 but who's the other guy that is a legend? How may trips to nationals does it take to make you a legend now, one.

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    2. If one trip to 4.o sectional in 8 years makes you a legend then Sisk is in but the list is LONG

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  25. Top 2 teams to watch this fall and the suspect results.

    4.5 Oak Creek/Nguyen with some of the top 4.5 talent in dfw, including the infamous M. Kelly, Pickett, Nguyen etc. got swept 5-0

    4.0 Hight Point/Nguyen also got swept 5-0, very suspect.

    Keep an eye on these two team and look at the results/scores that they are losing by.

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    1. Still trying to catch Arcaria's team after the first week though

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    2. The Dallas Fall results will not be counted in the ratings calculation this year, per Todd Reed.

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    3. When did he say this and to whom did he say it?

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    4. Id guess that is BS or someone wold be sending the email from Todd Reed all over Dallas

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    5. ^^ This! It is a nicw try to get M.K. and the other tankers to play but probably BS.

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  26. Who cares about those other guys tanking... They may be actually trying and losing. Kelly is the ringleader of that circus that is in town known as Oak Weak and his next magic act is to make his game dissapear. He makes David Copperfield look like a kid doing show and tell in kindergarten.

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  27. I havent been a 3.5 for some time now but does anybody have more trophy's, plates, or crystal balls with less game than Bill Kaiser? How does this guy stay at 3.5?

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    1. You say he has no game but should be moved up? What makes you happy? I've seen him play and 3.5 is about right.

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    2. You have to actually play at sectionals or nationals to get the hardware. He has the most team pictures.

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    3. Let me see….

      1 – Local League Champ baseball hat
      1 – Local League Champ Blanket
      2 – Local League Champ towels
      2 – Banners (Sectional & National)
      3 – Sectional Champ glass plaques (Combo, Tri-level, 18+)
      3 – Silver Plates (Tri-level, 18+, 40 +)
      1 - BNP Paribas Silver Plate
      2 – signed BNP Paribas caps (Nadal & Federer)
      1 - Crystal National Trophy (about to be 2)
      Unlimited memories & lifetime friends
      Knowing, most likely, you don’t have squat.......priceless

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    4. Oh Snap, did Kaiser just bitch slap you?

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  28. New blog rule :

    If you play Kelly in a league match you must post the following Monday your opinion of how he played and was he tanking/acting a fool out there. This should be rather interesting. Please stick to the facts.

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    1. He was very respectful while I was beating him.

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  29. Hi, first time post- long time follower. I played Kelly in first fall match and beat him fair and square. He was also behaved. I had heard about how good he was but never knew he was left handed, his serve seemed to give him trouble. Anyway, that is my report.
    mchugh

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    1. Figured this and every match MK plays this season would get beaten to death here.....most everyone knows the score where Oak Creek - Nguyen is concerned this season, why waste our breath on it. I do check the blog for amusement, and have posted in certain situations in the past (primarily to update on scores of interest before they were posted on tennislink), so no...not a first time poster. Guess I'll switch to commenting with a Google account instead going the quick and dirty annonymous route to avoid being spoofed. If there is that much interest in a "weather report" on these matches, then yes...it was a makeup line on a nice Tuesday evening...temperatures were balmy but comfortable. Mike and Takashi both nice guys, as are Justin and myself. Played a few decent points, but no, not a lot of effort was put forth on either side of the net. It's hard to hit your best shots when you see easy misses you know generally would never come from the calliber of players on the other side of the net. Do I have any misconception that had all players on the court been going all out, that Canyon Creek would have won our line or some of the others.....no, but I'd still just as soon see our team take the win since others in the flight likely will too. It's not like these guys are trying to get bumped down to 4.0, so unless someone decides to make Fall scores not calcualte into your rating, not sure the point in not taking the win. Sure, I'd rather get double bagled and have the opponent play their best. Like most of you, I tend to play better myself the better the opponent, and unless its social mixed doubles, there isn't a lot of value or fun in going out and having a non-competitive match in a men's USTA league. Looking forward to the more competitive matches the rest of the season, and if any of you have some real advise on how to better handle a match where you know there is score managment happening, without hurting your own team or the rest of the league, feel free to chime in with your expert opinions. ....and to Rossouw or Huff, post under your own names from now on :-)

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    2. No me Robert - I only post under my account

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    3. I know, I was just joking Marc....not so much you Joel..picking on your own team-mate just because you didn't get to play ;-).

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    5. I know that my grasp of the English language may be called into question from time to time, but be assured I would have been much more eloquent if I had bothered to post that..

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  30. He destroyed me in TCD MIXED

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  31. I played him last year but thought I would post. All the stuff I heard was not true. He was a real gentleman. He let me play the ball on TWO bounces, gave me 3 chances at a serve and I got to use the doubles alley. He made my first ever league match enjoyable.

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  32. I can't believe we do a sectionals wrap up and it devolves to Mike Kelly bashing and tanking... again.

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  33. My suggestion. Role an ankle at 6-2,5,1 and retire. It goes down as a loss and maybe they won't tank. Or, tell them the score will be posted as 4-4 and try to talk the tankers into playing the match. Most of them want to stay 4.5 and not go to 5.0 or 4.0. That is the only chance you have after local league play is having guys who are a half point out of level.

    Sad, but true. Maybe if you say you will take the win on paper, they will play at 80% and at least make it fun.

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  34. Take the win, let them tank all they want!

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  35. If he plays all out he wins in a rout, if he doesn't you win in a rout. Do you want to get a win for your team or a loss. There is no reason not to take the win, this is a no brainer.

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  36. I guess it is time for a fall league preview. It didn't take long for this thread to go downhill.

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    1. best players in town continue to struggle with the cooler weather
      teams not good enough to win the spring try hard to win the fall so it will help recruiting
      the quality of blog posts drop because the ten people that post are all bored
      more unique insights offered into the mind of Mike Kelly
      dta finds another way to make dallas less competitive against the rest of the state
      CapFan heads back to Indian Wells while we all wait for the spring to start

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  37. The two best captains in Texas are Bob Bender and Jason Freeman. These guys take different teams/players to Nationals year after year.

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    1. No one else even close

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    2. So now a good captain is Freeman w all his guys tanking?...wow

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  38. Totally disagree , they may have gone a few times but they put a team together every year. Pickett puts a team together every three years or so and goes every time. Kelly has been 7 times to nats w different captains, but he does not try every year. Look at the big picture. Buffalo Bills went to SB 4 years in a row but never won..... Those captains are great but don't have big time, clutch players

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    1. Possibly the dumbest statement ever on this blog, and that's saying something. Those captains have won national titles. Not just trips or a trip. I'd say you were a much worse captain if you had big time, clutch players and couldn't get to nationals, or even sectionals.

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  39. John Sisk is the best.....by far

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  40. If we were talking about eating pizzas, your statement would be right on the money. However, we are talking about the best manipulators and cheaters here, so Sisk would come in a distant third or fourth in that category, when compared to Bender, Freeman, Somabut, and lately Pickett. They can all go to nationals and get their little trophies, but we all know where manipulators and cheaters all end up, whether in this life or the next. If you don't believe that, just ask ice pick himslef.

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    1. I think Tony Le may actually hold that trophy. Actually, hasn't Sisk been to nationals. I don't think Le ever has.

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    2. Tough call. There is a lot of cheating with those six but Bender, Freeman and Pickett do it better and get the results. Since Tony took two teams to sectionals last year I'd still have him ranked higher

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  41. I was watching a 9.0 USTA mixed match once. MK was clearly tanking, and saying his usual crap to the opponent, "That's too good." as he feigned attempts to get to a balls he clearly could have gotten to, etc. It was dumb. Anyway, he was playing Hai and Celesta I think. On a changeover, Hai just strolled over to his bag, put his racket away, and walked off the court. Didn't say a word to anyone (that I could see anyway). I don't even think he said anything to Celesta. I believe it was after 3 games. Funny.

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  42. Guess I am not surprised by it but figured it wouldn't be so blatant. You can file a complaint with dta, multiple complaints will result in action. Contact your fellow captains if you all want to make some changes

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  43. hai said bye if you don't try than why should I

    Green eggs and ham

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  44. I think that match was over a year ago. Now mike and hai are on 3 team together, including mixed.

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  45. Per USTA rule 26.2:

    If an opponent blatantly gives little or no effort to win or at least make match competitive , take the lopsided win and immediately bash him on the blog. If you do not like winning for your team, retire. Very simple.

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  46. I saw Kelley playing golf at LB HOUSTON this morning and apparently tennis not the only sport he tanks at. He hit a driver about 90 yards from the green that hit Luna road and bounced into a passing 18 wheeler..... Not sure he knows the rules but putting w a 6 iron not too bright

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  47. He also plays indoor soccer and scored 3 goals..... For his opponent

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  48. Not sure how you can say Kelley is tanking the last two years. In national, sectional and city matches (including mixed) that count or his team had a chance to advance he is 51 and 1... Add another 12 including trilevel he is 63 and 1. Not sure why all the bashing, he just plays for fun in the fall.

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  49. I miss the good old days when the blog would bash Rusty Branch and Gene Davis. What ever happened to those guys?

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  50. Please post if you played Kelly yesterday and give us the update??!!!!

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  51. Kelly won but Takashi and Ribman lost to a 4.0/4.5 combination.

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  52. Kelly won a match???!!!! .... Wow..... Just saw a pig fly overhead!..... His opponent must have been a 4.0

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  53. New leader in the 4.5 tanking clubhouse now the lifetime arcaria team, another 0-5 sweep! Nice playing guys! Keep up the good work or here is a noval concept, practice!

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  54. Bad match ups. Putting 4.5 Jean Nguyen with 4.0 Stephen Bennett -the loss really doesn't help his computer rating much - need to put him with someone with a higher dynamic rating, like Teterude.

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  55. What happens when Jean Nguyen plays Mike Kelly?..... They both retire???!!!!

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  56. Well, it depends. If they play for money Kelly wins.... If they are playing to keep ratings not sure. I think That could be a double retire based on recent history. Not sure what happens but rest assured that meeting will never take place, the captains are too smart.

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  57. Does mike Kelly play for the rangers now?

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  58. Hilarious!... Maybe he infiltrated the team and told Wash to go down to the minors!

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  59. to sept. 12th 5:59, but who is counting!

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  60. Obviously Kaiser is counting. The only thing he left off his list are the pom poms that he takes to any of the meaningful matches, and the jock straps that he collects from all of the good players on his teams.

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    1. Wow - Mr. 5:17, and 5:19, and 5:23 poster...can't even wait 2-4 minutes before posting your next set up of bashes?? Obviously, it is from one person -- who is somewhat deranged and a pathetic.

      I shouldn't even respond, given you are clueless, and obviously someone whom might I say .."JEALOUS".

      For your info, I did just play 4 out of 5 of our Sectional matches, including our final, and the City final. I also played 3 out of 4 of my recent combo matches, including the final. Yes - I did "ride the bench" at Tri-level twice, but I brought players to the table that were better than me, and I know how to be a team player. Something you obviously know nothing about.

      Other years, I have just captained, and there are some other years I captained and played. Regardless - it is quite obvious I circle myself with winners, and I am not a spineless coward hiding behind Anon throwing out insults about the blog administrator. Stupid...if you want to continue to see new threads.

      I am hopeful this isn't Klamecki, given the post you did last time I went to Indian Wells, and that I helped you in the Bent Tree Indoor Classic, filling in for your partner, and keeping you composed in a game were we dropped the 1st set, but came back to win. I really am hoping this is not you.

      Whoever you are, you are spineless, and really stupid bashing your blog administrator who has done his best to keep this blog alive with some relevant information and entertaining posts. But assholes like you make me think twice about continuing on.

      I just don't understand your purpose or the satisfaction you are trying to get targeting me out in multiple posts trying to bash me.

      Bottom line - I have done more that you will obviously ever do. And, if you have the balls enough to leave your name, I will personally sign my jock strap from this coming Nationals trip, and let you have it. That's the closest thing you will get to any title.

      Others -- you can thank Mr. September 17, 5:17, 5:19, 5:23 ANON for lack of future threads, as I am most likely sitting out next year to rest my knees, and this has given me further reason not to follow League tennis.

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  61. Mike Kelly played one year at Texas Tech and accumulated 16 satellite points in 1989. If enough captains get together he would have to have rated 5.5. He rated 4.5 in 1999 when he started playing again. I say the USTA should pull his self rate form and dq him

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    1. He started back in 1998 get it correct. That was year the
      Dallas team lost in Sectional Finals to Amarillo and the first yr Sectionals pussed out and went to MTB. The team lost 3 MTB's in the final. Team was lead by Kelley, Barnhart, Sweeney, Feldman Bros., Bauer etc..

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    2. Also they did not have self rate forms in 1998, but they did have visual verifiers, not that it mattered since they stuck out like a sore thumb.

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  62. People give it a rest, that was 25 years ago. He is almost 50....and his speed and movement has slowed down. In a few years he will barely be able to move at all bec he is lifting weights. He will not be a factor anymore.

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    1. Agree, in a year or two he will be losing to Harlan Hopchik

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  63. I just talked to Teterude and he says he beat Kelly in practice.

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    1. Lol, Kelly would beat him 0 and 0.... Maybe worse

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    2. I know Kelley, he doesn't practice and if he did he wouldn't waste his time with Teeteerude...

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  64. Can we go a week with out bringing up Mike Kelly

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  65. Can we go a week with out talking about Mike "f'n" Kelly.

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  66. Not sure who Mr. Sept. 17th 10:16 is but he really needs to take a valium. You sound like your a little wound up and might need some help, hopefully you dont own any weapons. Seriously dude get some help before its to late.

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    1. Deductive reasoning, use it.

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    2. Deductive reasoning, use it.

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  67. Who is Captain Fantastic............?..............?...............?

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  68. Who is Tetearude???

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    1. Teterud is a really good player out of Lifetime. People give him crap because they fear him. He really works hard on his game and is only getting better.

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    2. Who is Teterud? ^^ This is Teterud.

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  69. Does TCD mixed count towards ratings for the fall???... Anyone know?????

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  70. Cool.... I had heard the USTA was adding that to fall results.

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  71. Keep posting Captain Fantastic. We will keep going to Nationals and the others can hate on us. I love this blog.

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  72. Agree, Captain Fantastic keep posting. The negative anons are losers and have no life except to be negative on a tennis blog. You do more for the blog than anyone else these days.

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  73. That's not saying much!

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  74. Wow...we have made it almost a week.

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  75. How did Kelly do Sunday?... Please post if you played him or know how he did!...

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    1. A friend of mine played him in TCD Sunday and said he was still trying to hit aces up 6-0,5-1.... Wow !... What a class act. Is winning 0 and 1 not enough. What a jerk

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    2. Unless the woman served first, I doubt he was serving at 5-1.

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  76. What about a Fall League predictions???

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  77. The score was 1-1. I was there. She deserved it.

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  78. The score was 1-1. I was there. She deserved it.

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  79. She deserved what?... As if the other team was gonna come back???? One of the best mixed players on the planet still pounding serves to probably someone two full levels below him???.. Wow, guess TCD HAS A PLAYOFF?!

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    1. I've seen Mike play and played against him. He does not pound serves. He does not have a big serve. Your Mike Kelly infatuation needs to stop.

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  80. As a matter of fact I know how to beat him in mixed

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  81. Say what you want , running up the score is uncalled for!

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  82. Thanks for your comments Mike Kelly apologist. You are obviously either one of his captains or teammates your the only a holes that defend his BS!

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  83. You cannot defend beating a team that badly and still trying to end the match w ace after ace..... Btw I was told Kelley played 90 percent of the court...wow... A true partner

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    1. If he ever tried that w me in a match I would hit to his opponent every time, get him out of position and then hit behind him or lob him. Let's see how fun it is then!

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    2. For some reason, I don't think you are the first person to try that. If it were that easy, this many people would not complain.

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  84. 9/24 11:58 - uh? so no one else wins 6-1,6-1 cause "running up the score is uncalled for". wow - wonder what you think about people that score 6-0?
    btw - we are talking about OPEN tcd - it's not a lower level. If a lower level girl is playing OPEN tcd, she should expect to see aces from an OPEN guy player. Don't play OPEN if you don't want to play against an OPEN player.

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  85. So we bitch if he gets beat and bitch when he wins. Ok

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  86. Not bitching about getting beat!.... This is a fun, social league. What is the point of playing and continuing to put forth effort up so big in a match that doesn't count??!! I could understand if he was playing w a 3.5/4.0 but he probably got to play w the best player on the team just so he could dominate. Let's see him dominate open TCD w one of his 3.5s!!!!... He can't

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  87. Sorry to break the news but he was playing w a 3.5 in open TCD

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  88. Kelley is the worst actor... He would have easily one the first set today but kept missing easy shots at set point to keep from winning.... What a joke !

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