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Lundgren named GB Davis Cup coach

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/6074720.stm
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It won't help us, it won't harm us.
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Thus says the Great Arka, with his crystal ball, because he can see! Whistle
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Exactly. Smile
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Exactly. Smile

Meh.



Good decision though.  clap
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It would be loads better if they gave the cash to people like Borwell. Crying or Very sad
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At least the LTA are showing some ambition. Smile
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Hmmm...... but you need a team to coach!

We change our team every single time.


Andy Murray doesn't need a coach, thank you. roflmao
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I really dont see what this guy can do when we have Mr. Lloyd and Mr. Gilbert

 yay
[ Last edit by MurrayMountain91 October 22, 2006, 03:32 PM ] IP Logged
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Exactly! Why waste the money??? Give it to Morgan, give it to Slabba, give it to Ward!


We will be a real circus. Four main team players and three people to do the coaching.
[ Last edit by Arka October 22, 2006, 03:40 PM ] IP Logged
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Why give it to players who are never gonna make it big. Seriously. None of them are that good. And don't give me crap about them not getting the opportunities. They haven't met they grade they don't get the funding. simple as.
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Oh really? They're not that good? roflmao
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Nope.
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And if they are not good how exactly is Mr. Lundgren going to lead them to success? Think
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Since the LTA doesn't believe in rewarding 'mediocrity' like Banks and Borwell, I think that the first choice team should be Andy, Lloyd, Bates and Draper. Smile 
With Lundgren and Brad as the fifth and sixth members if they can be persuaded to change their nationality.



My team would be Andy, Greg, Boggo and the highest ranked doubles player. I would prefer that to be Auckland because he can play singles if there is a freak accident or two.
Since Greg will retire soon, the team from the very next time should be Andy, Boggo, Bloomfield and the highest ranked doubles player if it's on a fast surface. For clay or slow hard, we should have Mackin or Baker instead of Bloomers.


And it's really no use taking people like Goodall as fifth or sixth members. Surely it would be much better if they are allowed to play somewhere they choose to?

Young people like Hewitt or Dyce should be given the chance. I think that Hewitt should be taken as a reward for winning the domestic championships.

Actually, why not make it a rule that the champ will get a wild card into the Wimbly qualies, a wild card into a Challenger of their choice and a DC trip? The Americans give the Kalamazoo champ a wild card into the USO mains, but they end up getting thrashed ( *cough* Young *cough*). Then we could have all high quality players out there.
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