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No more tirades? !@$!@$!

Tennis players seem to like the new instant-replay system debuting at the U.S. Open. But Patrick Hruby thinks replay is bad for the sport.

Updated: September 5, 2006, 1:18 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

NEW YORK -- !@$!@$! Andy Roddick is about to work blue. Facing Croatian giant Ivo Karlovic last year in Madrid, he pounces on a short return ball, ripping a forehand that careens toward the sideline before grazing the outside corner of the service box.

The ball looks in, just barely. The ball is in, just barely -- at least according to the computer-animated television replay.

"Out!" screams the line judge.

The crowd stirs. Down come the derisive whistles. Roddick walks ...

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