Originally Posted by westofyou
Oh it will happen, maybe in years, but count on it being there someday, my point is that hardware/software + people + cost will make the process slower than most want
I think most owners will not want their money going to it, they'd prefer to use it on their team or themselves
It's going to have to come from a general fund, be mandated and tested at lower levels
Never say never
They used to say "never" in tennis.
Now it's a staple, and nobody I know misses the arguments with the chair umpire.
I was at the US Open this year, and on the outer courts, they don't have Hawkeye. It was a stark reminder of how difficult it is for humans to get it right every time with world class players and the speed they hit the ball. It added an element of uncertainty that did nothing but detract from the game, both from the players point of view and the crowd as well.
It's coming, as it should be, and all we're doing now is going through the growing pains to get it implemented.