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Olympics

bovenbuuf
06-15-2004, 10:06 AM
Mancini announced the team for Olympics:

Singles
Coria
Nalbandian
Gaudio
Chela

Rafael Groppo-manager of Coria and David-: Guillermo and David have a great desire to go to the Games. They even modified their calendars to travel, because the tour is very different if you're going to Athens or not"

jazz_girl
06-15-2004, 02:09 PM
Thanks ;)

ocampeao
06-15-2004, 03:25 PM
Great team, good luck guys

spikeys_girl
06-15-2004, 03:33 PM
lucky argentina. u guys will sure win at least one medal in tennis!!! :)

crigazzio
06-15-2004, 08:37 PM
Well, we hope so!!!Thanks for the good feelings!!!;)

MissPovaFan
06-15-2004, 08:46 PM
hehe for once I cant say 'good luck Guille' ;) Although I suppose an Argentina silver wouldnt be too bad :p

*Ljubica*
06-15-2004, 09:08 PM
hehe for once I cant say 'good luck Guille' ;) Although I suppose an Argentina silver wouldnt be too bad :p

Of course you can Paul - and as you're a fellow Brit I'll forgive you :)

Welcome to our Forum - we're a friendly bunch really :wavey:

MissPovaFan
06-15-2004, 09:13 PM
Of course you can Paul - and as you're a fellow Brit I'll forgive you :)

Welcome to our Forum - we're a friendly bunch really :wavey:

Thanks :) I think this is about the 5th player forum Im involved in now - Ive been in Coria's, Kuerten's, Roddick's and Hewitt's. Ok then good luck Guille (but not against Henman :p )

MissPovaFan
06-15-2004, 09:15 PM
Good luck David Nalbandian as well :p :D

jazz_girl
06-15-2004, 09:17 PM
Welcome to the group Paul!!!

*Ljubica*
06-15-2004, 09:34 PM
Thanks :) I think this is about the 5th player forum Im involved in now - Ive been in Coria's, Kuerten's, Roddick's and Hewitt's. Ok then good luck Guille (but not against Henman :p )

One thing though.......you may just find a bit more opposition if you say "Come on Roddick" here though :p :p

MissPovaFan
06-15-2004, 09:36 PM
One thing though.......you may just find a bit more opposition if you say "Come on Roddick" here though :p :p

I think Ive been very close to tears around 5 times since I started watching tennis and last years US Open semi between Nalbandian and Roddick was one of those occasions :sad: I watched the first 2 sets in the pub and was loving it! I then came home it was 2-1 in sets and then well need I say more :sad:

*Ljubica*
06-16-2004, 05:15 AM
I think Ive been very close to tears around 5 times since I started watching tennis and last years US Open semi between Nalbandian and Roddick was one of those occasions :sad: I watched the first 2 sets in the pub and was loving it! I then came home it was 2-1 in sets and then well need I say more :sad:

Yes - I remember it well - even though I try hard to forget it - and I was in tears too :sad: I will see both of them again today at the Stoke Park Champions Challenge (though not playing each other!), but I guess I'll be in the pub too during Roddick's match :p

Tricky_Forehand
06-16-2004, 05:42 AM
One thing though.......you may just find a bit more opposition if you say "Come on Roddick" here though :p :p

If anyone brings up that name in relation to David, I'll start to have horrible flashbacks of a certain match :mad: :mad:

I wasn't aware of MTF when the incident happened and that was probably a good thing.

Ma. Estefania
06-17-2004, 12:15 AM
Sounds like a very good team.

Hope Argentina can get some medal. :)

jazz_girl
06-17-2004, 02:07 AM
I hope so too!!!!
I'd love to see David with a golden medal!!! Wouldn't it be great? It's a good surface for him and I'm sure that he'll be fit enough to play it.

crigazzio
06-22-2004, 04:37 PM
I think Ive been very close to tears around 5 times since I started watching tennis and last years US Open semi between Nalbandian and Roddick was one of those occasions :sad: I watched the first 2 sets in the pub and was loving it! I then came home it was 2-1 in sets and then well need I say more :sad:


Ok the next time that they has to play...please!!! stay in the pub!!! ;)

Welcome to the group!! :wavey:

MissPovaFan
06-22-2004, 04:42 PM
Ok the next time that they has to play...please!!! stay in the pub!!! ;)

Welcome to the group!! :wavey:

hehe I will do :p Shame they wont meet at Wimbledon though :sad:

crigazzio
06-22-2004, 04:44 PM
Sounds like a very good team.

Hope Argentina can get some medal. :)

Me too!!! :wavey:
Is our dream team!!! :worship: :worship: :worship:
I hope they can win a lots of gold medals!!!!!
Vamos Argentina Todavía!!!!! :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

bovenbuuf
06-22-2004, 07:46 PM
yes well just wait and see..

Jazzy
06-23-2004, 07:25 AM
anyone know which surface they are playing on?!?!? :confused:

*Ljubica*
06-23-2004, 08:48 AM
anyone know which surface they are playing on?!?!? :confused:


On hard courts - the same type that are used at the US Open.

bovenbuuf
06-23-2004, 09:04 AM
well that is a good surface for David..

jazz_girl
06-23-2004, 07:56 PM
Yep, and a great warm-up for the USO!

crigazzio
06-23-2004, 08:37 PM
I canīt wait to see him in that courts....he spend a lot of time resting this year and even with the injuries he still is top ten!!!Thatīs amazing!!!Heīs so good player!!!!

bovenbuuf
06-23-2004, 08:42 PM
well good to hear that david and Coria will play doubles at the Olimpics aswell! love to see that!

jazz_girl
06-23-2004, 08:44 PM
Me too!!! I hope they get that WC!!! They'll be unbeatable!

crigazzio
06-23-2004, 08:46 PM
Me too!!! I hope they get that WC!!! They'll be unbeatable!

they play together before????

jazz_girl
06-23-2004, 08:52 PM
They won the USO Junior, right? And I think they got to the finals or SF in Wimbledon...

crigazzio
06-23-2004, 09:02 PM
They won the USO Junior, right? And I think they got to the finals or SF in Wimbledon...

:woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: I canīt wait to see them in the court :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

novanora
06-24-2004, 12:18 AM
Wow~~it will be a dreaming Olympic tennis team of Argentina!! :D of course, i don't mean Coria is dreaming ;)
will be nice to see david playing for his country again! He miss the chance of DC, and now Olympic tennis single champion will be even better!! it is as fantastic as the champion of a GS!!

bovenbuuf
06-24-2004, 09:53 AM
yes it is nice to har, just hope that David will be carefull, htis inury he has now its not good, hope he doesn't do to much to soon...

*Ljubica*
06-24-2004, 10:35 AM
I agree. I definately don't think he should be playing singles and doubles so soon after his injury and so close to the US Open. I know he wants to represent his country at the Olympics and I appreciate his desire to win a Gold medal in singles - but Argentina have plenty more experienced doubles teams (like Etlis/Rodriguez) who they could call on. Just my opinion anyway.

crigazzio
06-24-2004, 12:36 PM
I agree. I definately don't think he should be playing singles and doubles so soon after his injury and so close to the US Open. I know he wants to represent his country at the Olympics and I appreciate his desire to win a Gold medal in singles - but Argentina have plenty more experienced doubles teams (like Etlis/Rodriguez) who they could call on. Just my opinion anyway.

Iīm agree with you girls...I donīt want that David keep the injury after the Olympics, but when is about Argentina our players doesnīt want to miss anything so if he has the chance to play doubles heīll take it!!!Iīm sure!!!Now iīm reading that Coria is not good, he has pain in his shoulder and his right legin, product of a strong slide in wimbly.....more problem for us!!!!
I want a gold medal, but i prefer that David stay concentrated and get better everyday......

Lots of love

bovenbuuf
06-24-2004, 12:55 PM
yes saw that, when he was playing his last 2 points, he kept looking at his shoulder ans well was trying to keep it warm.. and it looked that he had pian, but well you never are 100% sure with him...

crigazzio
06-24-2004, 01:00 PM
yes saw that, when he was playing his last 2 points, he kept looking at his shoulder ans well was trying to keep it warm.. and it looked that he had pian, but well you never are 100% sure with him...

Yes is true, but i guess o maybe i hope that he let in the past all those stupid things and in this match he only needs 2 points to win so he didnīt need any injury, right?? :confused:

*Ljubica*
06-24-2004, 02:00 PM
yes saw that, when he was playing his last 2 points, he kept looking at his shoulder ans well was trying to keep it warm.. and it looked that he had pian, but well you never are 100% sure with him...

Yes unfortunately with Coria - he whines so much about "pretend" cramps and injuries, that even if it is 100% genuine now, few people would believe him.

novanora
06-24-2004, 02:50 PM
yeah, sometimes, coria seems that he can get an "Oscar performance award", so i will doubt forever when can i believe him......
and besides david/coria double team, is there any more Argentine olympic tennis double team? such as Chela/Gaudio?
and how many candidates can be chosen to attend the olympics?

bovenbuuf
06-24-2004, 04:56 PM
eltis and Rodriguez is other double team, they were already "chosen" by Mancini according to Ranking. beleive you are allowed to send 1 team accoridng by ranking, and 1 team made of the single players.
and well there are 4 single players chosen by ATP Ranking

novanora
06-26-2004, 04:28 PM
Thanks, boven!!!