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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #15 on: May 10, 2009, 04:05 PM »
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You just never know why people do what they do.  A friend died just recently - inherited literally millions from TV station ownerships, was a PhD, great wife etc etc and quite literally drank himself to death.  Now, is that sad or what.
It just shows, that happiness comes from the inside... not from any sort of material gain.  no 
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #16 on: May 10, 2009, 04:06 PM »
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You're right, you're right ^ like your current Avatar better than the sandy one - and the other one had the rain going upwards instead of downwards ....!!
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #17 on: May 10, 2009, 04:07 PM »
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You're right, you're right ^ like your current Avatar better than the sandy one - and the other one had the rain going upwards instead of downwards ....!!
Ken.... I've always been a bit alternative....  lol 
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #18 on: May 10, 2009, 04:08 PM »
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Did you know it was raining skywards or was that just an illusion (for me) - maybe I've been drinking out of wet glasses again !
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #19 on: May 10, 2009, 04:09 PM »
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Here are my guesses.

I don't think that Gasquet was really happy or fulfilled.  I think he knows that he has potential but he does not know how to (or have strong enough discipline, desire, determination - 3Ds) to fulfill his dreams to be one of the world best.  I think his lack of success at the highest level combined with other people's disappointment in him makes him unhappy.

Andy on the other hand has all the 3Ds.  I remember during the 2008 winter training where Andy was not strong/fit enough to complete a certain set of really tough routine.  Andy did not give up, and came back (~6 days) later to finish it.
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #20 on: May 10, 2009, 04:12 PM »
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You ^ could be right about all of that.  Lots of people get very down on themselves when they feel they do not measure up to someone else's expectation.  Generally that "someone" is a person they admire etc etc.  I saw Gasquet's mother last year and he is an absolute clone.  Quite startling - anyone else noticed that ..... it is really obvious when he takes his hat off - they both have very "large" faces.
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #21 on: May 10, 2009, 04:13 PM »
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To go from being labelled Baby Federer to this is quite a downturn - used to think he'd be a multiple slam winner, don't even know if he'll make a slam final now.
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #22 on: May 10, 2009, 04:14 PM »
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To go from being labelled Baby Federer to this is quite a downturn - used to think he'd be a multiple slam winner, don't even know if he'll make a slam final now.

I remember that quote, and it is very sad.  Some people just can't take the pressure - those who can, succeed, in spades.
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #23 on: May 10, 2009, 04:17 PM »
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At Wimbledon last year when Gasquet was leading 2 sets to 0 and serving for the match at 5-4,  I think one of the key reason for Andy's incredible comeback was that Andy was much fitter.  If Gasquet realises this and builds up his strength and stamina then his future is very bright indeed.  Surely it is not too late ?
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #24 on: May 10, 2009, 04:18 PM »
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Well - maybe ^ but I actually thought he bottled out of it ??
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #25 on: May 10, 2009, 04:18 PM »
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I remember that quote, and it is very sad.  Some people just can't take the pressure - those who can, succeed, in spades.
People are complicated beasties.  It depends on the influences you've had in your life.  You learn  most stuff from your parents, a lot of it not so good.   no
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #26 on: May 10, 2009, 04:18 PM »
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At Wimbledon last year when Gasquet was leading 2 sets to 0 and serving for the match at 5-4,  I think one of the key reason for Andy's incredible comeback was that Andy was much fitter.  If Gasquet realises this and builds up his strength and stamina then his future is very bright indeed.  Surely it is not too late ?

Easier said than done I feel, Philip - it requires a lot of 'desire and determination' as you said correctly, not every individual has this inside them ; especially one who has failed to live up to the hype and seems to be losing his interest in tennis yearly.
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #27 on: May 10, 2009, 04:19 PM »
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People are complicated beasties.  It depends on the influences you've had in your life.  You learn  most stuff from your parents, a lot of it not so good.   no

We'd better not get started on that one or we'll be here all night - nature vs nurture ...... <smile>
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #28 on: May 10, 2009, 04:23 PM »
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We'd better not get started on that one or we'll be here all night - nature vs nurture ...... <smile>
lol I know.  But a very interesting debate, nevertheless. 
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Re: Gasquet 'tests positive' for cocaine « Reply #29 on: May 10, 2009, 04:25 PM »
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Definitely ^ BUT I've got chores to do even tho' you have skived off housework ALL DAY !!
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