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@83 Typically, you felt the need to personally attack rather than answer the question I asked or comment on the article. Do you actually like Sport?
@83Oh dear! You really have a large chip on your shoulder! You have no idea of my political persuasion (in which incidentally, you are wrong). Why you feel the need to constantly harp on about nationality is the issue when it is irrelevant to the article and nothing to do with you. You are in a very small bigoted minority. Most people, Left or Right, are here to comment on the sport.
@81Not everyone questioning someone's nationality is a racist or xenophobe. But you are a lefty Corbyn supporter so 90% of the UK's population is racist to you.There won't be any countries to represent soon, we'll all be supporting major corporations. Go watch Rollerball to see what the future looks like.
Dan Evans should be back by September as well, he was troubling the top players before his 1 year ban for Cocaine (Non performance enhancing) use.
I have a question for all the xenophobes and racists who don't seem to realise they are posting on a sport HYS:If your parents are British diplomats and are posted to different countries every few years, what nationality are their children ?Of course, the children may not all be born in the same country in this scenario!Please comment on the Sport, not nationality.
Looking forward to watching you play again Cam Norrie. A lot of positives to be taken, nice one!
@78 BringbackSo having british parents doesn't allow him to be british in your eyes then?Perhaps his parents travelled for their jobs?I have family born abroad to british parents, does that mean i cant consider them british?
Born in South AfricaGrew up in New ZealandCame to UK at 16 for the sponsorship moneyAbout as British as Kaiser Wilhelm 2nd - Grandson of Queen Victoria
@75He went to the US on a tennis scholarship. This is generally seen as one of the best routes into professional tennis. You also get to study for a degree which helps if you don't make it in tennis.He was eligible for funding, so good luck to him.
@75 Super D BoonI'd say that having a welsh mother and a scottish father makes him british regardless of where he was born or lived parts of his life
In fairness people playing the "not born here" card do have a point. A player born in South Africa, represents New Zealand as a junior, then represents Britain to take advantage of funding , yet currently trains and lives in the US - not exactly a model of Britishness is it?You might as well set up franchises rather than countries in top tier sport these days!
It was a wonderful match to watch. The best player won, but was he made to work for it! The look on the Coaches faces at times was amazing. They could not believe what was going on. One negative was with the BBC Commentary. The Scottish Verbal Machine Gun was on maximum volume. It came on as soon as any play stopped and quenched any possibility to savour some of the moments. Put tennis first!
Is UK sport really slipping back into plucky loser mode!
"Norrie, 22, had come back from two sets down on Friday to defeat world number 23 Roberto Bautista Agut."That's not easy to do...
As sure as night follows day, you can guarantee the moronic, racists will slither from under their rocks and bleat on about whether somone is British or not. We get it. You're a racist twerp. You've made your points. Over and over and over. Now go away.
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