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Thumbs up 1001 reasons why we LOVE Gaston!

guys!! i decided that it's time to start this thread!!!
write here everything u like about gaston!!!

1. For showing so amazing tennis!
2. For showing good results in 2004!
3. For winning Rolland Garros.
4. For plaing for Argentina.
5. For being so cute!!!
6. For (of course) his double tooth!!
7. For being very nice guy!
8. For crying after getting grand slam.
9. For smiling during matches)

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Re: 1001 reasons why we LOVE Gaston!

10. For the sloow walking....
11. For the ability to give us ALL the emotions in one match only!!!
12. For playing his role in the RG final with such a levity!!!
13. For being so nice to his fans...
14. For finding the way to his tennis dream!!!
15. For his hairstyle!!!!...
16. For overcoming his demons....
17. For keeping us up till 4 AM to see his matches
18. For being open and sometimes casual
19. For the GREATEST backhand in the Universe!!!
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Re: 1001 reasons why we LOVE Gaston!

20. For not changing his outlook after winning Roland Garros
21. For letting Zabaleta staying at house when they were kids
22. Mariano's mother treats him like a son.
23. Supports Independiente and proud of it, and not one of the big teams.
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24. For not being Guillmero Coria
25. Joked around on Argentine TV when he came home
26. Compared himself as Valencia while Coria and Nalbandian are Real Madrid
27. The joyful celebration after winning RG
28. Respectful to Guillermo Vilas
29. For turning up to Båstad after he won the French Open, as he heard great things about the town.
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Re: 1001 reasons why we LOVE Gaston!

30. For his unbelievable smile
31. For hanging around at Pepe´s almost every night in Båstad
32. Always having so much fun with his argentine friends
33. Because he made me like other players apart from the Swedish guys
34. I met many new friends because of him
35. For not letting Roger Federer win the Grand Slam

I could name many more reasons, but most of them
have already been mentionned before!

Vamos Gaston!

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Re: 1001 reasons why we LOVE Gaston!

36. because he's so human.
37. for looking shy at times
38. for not giving up at RG.
39. for that positive reaction when the crowd watching the RG finals made the wave even when at that point coria was leading 2 sets to love
40. for wonderful one-handed backhands
41. for just being him..

...i love him for all the things you mentioned and for a lot more reasons..



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42. For joining in the wave during his French Open final.
43. For jumping behind the bar during the Kitzbhuel tournament party.
44. Showed the Argentine media, that he indeed is a Grand Slam champion.
45. Making Houston which pisses off the Coria fans.
46. Got the commentators to say that Gaudio is someone that kids should watch when learning to hit a backhand.
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Re: 1001 reasons why we LOVE Gaston!

47. Gaston's a cutie!
48. Gaston's got real talent.
49. Gaston's talent is natural and lovely to watch.
50. Gaston habla espanol.
51. Gaston's mother is Spanish [from Galicia]!!
52. Gaston won his first slam in a spontaneous and unexpected manner over the much-touted favourite, Guille.

[love #24-29 btw!!]

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Más vale maña que fuerza -- proverbio español
"Pero, con todos mis respetos para Rafa, Federer tiene más talento." - Marat Safin
"Pero para mí el mejor es Roger Federer. / For me, the best is Roger Federer." - D. Nalbandian
"He's the best sportsman, I think, in the world. He has a lot of humble." - Rafael Nadal
"He's so charismatic." - Marcos Baghdatis
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53. Gaston let the crowd sweep him to victory at RG.
54. Gaston has that cute toothy smile.

Hopp Rogi! Go Gonzo! Allez Gasquet!

Más vale maña que fuerza -- proverbio español
"Pero, con todos mis respetos para Rafa, Federer tiene más talento." - Marat Safin
"Pero para mí el mejor es Roger Federer. / For me, the best is Roger Federer." - D. Nalbandian
"He's the best sportsman, I think, in the world. He has a lot of humble." - Rafael Nadal
"He's so charismatic." - Marcos Baghdatis
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55. For his big (brown) eyes.
56. For being calm during the semifinals at RG 2004.
57. For crying after winning the semifinals at RG 2004.
58. For his sweet & bright smiles.

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55. For threatening to do the tango in the streets of Paris, if he won Roland Garros.
56. Persisted when the Argentine Tennis Federation didn't want to know about him, along with Mariano and Canas, while they invested in Coria and Nalbandian.
57. Proud Argentine.
58. Has the natural South American rhythm.
59. Crafty drop shots.
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64. For his masterful performance against Hewitt at RG quarter finals, that the Aussie commentators lauded him.
65. Great sense of humour.
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66. For being just Gaston... a very unique guy!

Hopp Rogi! Go Gonzo! Allez Gasquet!

Más vale maña que fuerza -- proverbio español
"Pero, con todos mis respetos para Rafa, Federer tiene más talento." - Marat Safin
"Pero para mí el mejor es Roger Federer. / For me, the best is Roger Federer." - D. Nalbandian
"He's the best sportsman, I think, in the world. He has a lot of humble." - Rafael Nadal
"He's so charismatic." - Marcos Baghdatis
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67. For his quirky fans!

Hopp Rogi! Go Gonzo! Allez Gasquet!

Más vale maña que fuerza -- proverbio español
"Pero, con todos mis respetos para Rafa, Federer tiene más talento." - Marat Safin
"Pero para mí el mejor es Roger Federer. / For me, the best is Roger Federer." - D. Nalbandian
"He's the best sportsman, I think, in the world. He has a lot of humble." - Rafael Nadal
"He's so charismatic." - Marcos Baghdatis
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68. For making me want to go to Argentina...

Hopp Rogi! Go Gonzo! Allez Gasquet!

Más vale maña que fuerza -- proverbio español
"Pero, con todos mis respetos para Rafa, Federer tiene más talento." - Marat Safin
"Pero para mí el mejor es Roger Federer. / For me, the best is Roger Federer." - D. Nalbandian
"He's the best sportsman, I think, in the world. He has a lot of humble." - Rafael Nadal
"He's so charismatic." - Marcos Baghdatis
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