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Hawk-Eye Technology: Big Brother is Watching

“If anyone's been listening to my commentary the past year then they know I'm in favor of using replay. I think it will make tennis more interesting.” -John McEnroe



I'm intrigued by the Hawk-Eye technology so I decided to do some research. Looks like in regard to the question I had about the point being replayed in the Ivanovic - Hantuchova match, it seems that instead of the point being replayed, Hantuchova probably won that point and advanced to 30 from 15, otherwise the game would… Continue

Added by Mike on January 25, 2008 at 6:54pm — 5 Comments

Player Challenge an Unfair Advantage?

Tsonga may be the name on everyone's lips today after the 20-year-old

Frenchman pulled off a stunning upset over Nadal, but what I'm

concerned about from the latest round of the Australian Open is this

little thing called the Player Challenge.



I was watching the remarkable rally of Ivanovic vs. Hantuchova when in

the third set Ivanovic stopped play to request a player challenge

against a baseline hit by Hantuchova. The game was at 30-40, with

Ivanovic… Continue

Added by Mike on January 24, 2008 at 4:48pm — 1 Comment

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