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I'll take São Paulo & Buenos Aires. I haven't managed in a while but will be easy for me to pick up from where I left off.


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Acapulco for me

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Delray Beach for me.
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Re: 2013 FITD Manager Thread | Managers, sign up for January tournaments!!!

I took Miami & Bucharest in advance because I really want to manage it giving that it's the only tournament in my country

I updated the list in th first post. Goo luck everyone

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I want to manage Casablanca and MonteCarlo
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Barcelona for me

FITD #38 W: Vienna '12, Indian Wells '13, Bucharest '13
TT Singles: 94 W: Kaohsiung '13, Geneva '13, Meerbusch '14
TT Doubles: 137 W: Savannah '13 (w/bavaria100), Este (FUT) '13, Petange '13, Arad'14 (w/Matthew2408)
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Can anyone please take over Memphis and Delray Beach? So sorry work has been crazy busy. S I won't have time to do regular updates.
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Can anyone please take over Memphis and Delray Beach? So sorry work has been crazy busy. S I won't have time to do regular updates.

I can take Memphis!

Delray Beach not sure!

FITD #38 W: Vienna '12, Indian Wells '13, Bucharest '13
TT Singles: 94 W: Kaohsiung '13, Geneva '13, Meerbusch '14
TT Doubles: 137 W: Savannah '13 (w/bavaria100), Este (FUT) '13, Petange '13, Arad'14 (w/Matthew2408)
DTT Singles: 31
DTT Doubles: 19 W: Monte Carlo '13 , Madrid '13, Shanghai '13, Cincinnati '14 (w/Matthew2408)
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Maybe Eddy can take Delray?

FITD #38 W: Vienna '12, Indian Wells '13, Bucharest '13
TT Singles: 94 W: Kaohsiung '13, Geneva '13, Meerbusch '14
TT Doubles: 137 W: Savannah '13 (w/bavaria100), Este (FUT) '13, Petange '13, Arad'14 (w/Matthew2408)
DTT Singles: 31
DTT Doubles: 19 W: Monte Carlo '13 , Madrid '13, Shanghai '13, Cincinnati '14 (w/Matthew2408)
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I can take Delray Beach
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I can take Delray Beach
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FITD #38 W: Vienna '12, Indian Wells '13, Bucharest '13
TT Singles: 94 W: Kaohsiung '13, Geneva '13, Meerbusch '14
TT Doubles: 137 W: Savannah '13 (w/bavaria100), Este (FUT) '13, Petange '13, Arad'14 (w/Matthew2408)
DTT Singles: 31
DTT Doubles: 19 W: Monte Carlo '13 , Madrid '13, Shanghai '13, Cincinnati '14 (w/Matthew2408)
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I've found a temporary solution to this, but I thought I should run this through with you guys:

In the Memphis draw, Verdasco was initially drawn to play a qualifier in the first round. After Verdasco withdrew, his place in the draw was taken by [Q]Bogomolov Jr., and [LL]Russell took the initial qualifier's place.

2 people in FITD Memphis picked "Qualifier" for this match. Do you agree that this should count as a pick for Russell, since he took the initial qualifier's place in the draw? Note that both of them appear to have been unaware that Verdasco had withdrawn at the time they submitted their picks (which would mean that their "Qualifier" pick should count for a pick for whoever took the initial qualifier's place in the draw, i.e. Russell).

The problem is one could also interpret it as a pick for Bogomolov, who actually ended up being the qualifier in this section. However, in this case I think where the players were placed in the draw should take precedence over their qualifier/lucky loser status (the lucky loser is basically another qualifier anyway). Besides, it seems unfair to penalise them for effectively picking Verdasco to lose early, which in a sense ended up being an accurate prediction.

I'd appreciate your input so I can finalise the standings for this tournament at the end of the week

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Current Ranking: #7
Highest Ranking: #1 (16/04/2012)

Winner: World Tour Finals 2015, Shanghai 2012, Tokyo 2015, Beijing 2013, Montpellier 2016
Runner-up: Australian Open 2012, Wimbledon 2011, Cincinnati 2015, Acapulco 2012, Basel 2011, 's-Hertogenbosch 2014, Kuala Lumpur 2011
Semi-finalist: Monte Carlo 2015, Miami 2015, Madrid 2014, Cincinnati 2011, Hamburg 2015, Barcelona 2013, Valencia 2012, Tokyo 2011, Sydney 2016, Nice 2014, Kitzbuhel 2013, Atlanta 2013, Oeiras 2013, Stockholm 2012, Casablanca 2012, Umag 2011
Quarter-finalist: US Open 2014, Paris 2014, Toronto 2012, Vienna 2015, Rotterdam 2014, Memphis 2016, Metz 2015, Bucharest 2013, Buenos Aires 2013, Halle 2012, Zagreb 2012, Brisbane 2012, Moscow 2011

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I've found a temporary solution to this, but I thought I should run this through with you guys:

In the Memphis draw, Verdasco was initially drawn to play a qualifier in the first round. After Verdasco withdrew, his place in the draw was taken by [Q]Bogomolov Jr., and [LL]Russell took the initial qualifier's place.

2 people in FITD Memphis picked "Qualifier" for this match. Do you agree that this should count as a pick for Russell, since he took the initial qualifier's place in the draw? Note that both of them appear to have been unaware that Verdasco had withdrawn at the time they submitted their picks (which would mean that their "Qualifier" pick should count for a pick for whoever took the initial qualifier's place in the draw, i.e. Russell).

The problem is one could also interpret it as a pick for Bogomolov, who actually ended up being the qualifier in this section. However, in this case I think where the players were placed in the draw should take precedence over their qualifier/lucky loser status (the lucky loser is basically another qualifier anyway). Besides, it seems unfair to penalise them for effectively picking Verdasco to lose early, which in a sense ended up being an accurate prediction.

I'd appreciate your input so I can finalise the standings for this tournament at the end of the week
The Bogomolov - Russell thing is good!
But I've already done al the standings and updates, so there no need for you to do it anymore!

If you want to manage other tournaments you can just put it in this thread!

FITD #38 W: Vienna '12, Indian Wells '13, Bucharest '13
TT Singles: 94 W: Kaohsiung '13, Geneva '13, Meerbusch '14
TT Doubles: 137 W: Savannah '13 (w/bavaria100), Este (FUT) '13, Petange '13, Arad'14 (w/Matthew2408)
DTT Singles: 31
DTT Doubles: 19 W: Monte Carlo '13 , Madrid '13, Shanghai '13, Cincinnati '14 (w/Matthew2408)
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Yeah I was going to delete that post once I saw you'd done the same thing in the latest update

Now that I've learnt how to use the spreadsheet I'll definitely have a go at managing later this year!

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Current Ranking: #7
Highest Ranking: #1 (16/04/2012)

Winner: World Tour Finals 2015, Shanghai 2012, Tokyo 2015, Beijing 2013, Montpellier 2016
Runner-up: Australian Open 2012, Wimbledon 2011, Cincinnati 2015, Acapulco 2012, Basel 2011, 's-Hertogenbosch 2014, Kuala Lumpur 2011
Semi-finalist: Monte Carlo 2015, Miami 2015, Madrid 2014, Cincinnati 2011, Hamburg 2015, Barcelona 2013, Valencia 2012, Tokyo 2011, Sydney 2016, Nice 2014, Kitzbuhel 2013, Atlanta 2013, Oeiras 2013, Stockholm 2012, Casablanca 2012, Umag 2011
Quarter-finalist: US Open 2014, Paris 2014, Toronto 2012, Vienna 2015, Rotterdam 2014, Memphis 2016, Metz 2015, Bucharest 2013, Buenos Aires 2013, Halle 2012, Zagreb 2012, Brisbane 2012, Moscow 2011
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