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BUENOS AIRES: Nico's Favorite City: The Place To Turn Things Around? Let's All Hope!!

NicoFan
02-13-2008, 01:40 PM
My hope is pretty much gone unless he makes some drastic changes, but I'm trying to be positive.

So VAMOS NICO! :fiery:

Good luck to our Nico!!!!!!!!!!! :yeah:

(Poor guy. :hug:)

Fergie
02-13-2008, 01:45 PM
Best of luck Nico, you need it :hug:

kidnicky
02-13-2008, 01:52 PM
you? positive? naaah that can't be happening :rolls: sorry I just had to make a quick joke :p

I know that I'm getting used to these loses but like I was saying yesterday, I'm a fan and no matter how terrible the times are these days, there's always a little tinny hope deep down in my heart that things are going to change and every start of the week that hope is the one that keeps me positive.

Let's hope at least for a win, one freaking win will do sooo much for him and for us, so that's all that I'm expecting right now :bounce:

Vamos Nico! Please just a win! get all your concentration in one win! Vamos :fiery:

NicoFan
02-13-2008, 03:01 PM
One win would be great. :yeah: It could really help.

I have a tiny bit of hope too - not much, but a little. He's got the talent and heart to comeback. :yeah:

Sparko1030
02-13-2008, 05:37 PM
I'm having trouble being posititve too. Its not that I dont' think he can't win a match, its that I think he won't. But like Kid, I have a little flame of hope deep down that this time he will.


Best of luck Nico-time to show your clay court ability!!!! :armed:

NicoFan
02-13-2008, 07:38 PM
Its not that I dont' think he can't win a match, its that I think he won't.

Yup, exactly. :sad:

I hope that the pumpkin plays doubles in BA.

TommyB.
02-14-2008, 09:50 AM
He needs a good draw. I know, it's not the main problem. But please no Moya, Monaco, Nalbandian or other seeded player in the first round. :(

kidnicky
02-14-2008, 01:12 PM
I couldn't even mentioned those names but that's exactly what I'm asking not to get :o

ChinoRios4Ever
02-14-2008, 05:50 PM
He needs a good draw. I know, it's not the main problem. But please no Moya, Monaco, Nalbandian or other seeded player in the first round. :(

spot on, Nico needs to play vs beatable players, if he plays now vs a seed player (JCF in Auckland, Blake in AO, AlMUGro in Brasil) or a similar rank player (Roitman in Viña) he's gonna lose for sure :o

i know this is hard to admit, but Nico need to recover his confidence with baby steps beating low rank guys

NicoFan
02-14-2008, 09:51 PM
He does need to take baby steps which is why I keep saying again and again and annoying everyone here :rolls: that he has to play some challengers.

Hey - does anyone know when the BA draw will come out? Although on one hand, I want to see it - on the other hand with Nico's luck, I don't want to see it. :bigcry:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-14-2008, 09:57 PM
Baires MD will be made on saturday evening

NicoFan
02-14-2008, 10:03 PM
Gracias Felipe. :hug:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-14-2008, 10:08 PM
Entry List
1 Nalbandian, David ARG 10
2 Canas, Guillermo ARG 17
3 Moya, Carlos ESP 18
4 Chela, Juan Ignacio ARG 20
5 Monaco, Juan ARG 23
6 Almagro, Nicolas ESP 29
7 Starace, Potito 33
8 Andreev, Igor RUS 34
9 Calleri, Agustin ARG 40
10 Volandri, Filippo ITA 41
11 Montanes, Albert ESP 45
12 Hernandez, Oscar ESP 60
13 Acasuso, Jose ARG 64
14 Eschauer, Werner AUT 65
15 Roitman, Sergio ARG 70
16 Berlocq, Carlos ARG 73
17 Horna, Luis PER 75
18 Arguello, Martin Vassallo ARG 76
19 Massu, Nicolas CHI 80
20 Ventura, Santiago ESP 89
21 Luczak, Peter AUS 90
22 Fognini, Fabio ITA 94
23 Pashanski, Boris SRB 95
24 (SE)
25 (SE)
26 (Q)
27 (Q)
28 (Q)
29 (Q)
30 (WC)
31 (WC)
32 (WC)

Alternates
1. Brzezicki, Juan Pablo ARG 97
2. Vanek, Jiri CZE 99
3. Minar, Ivo CZE 102
4. Zabaleta, Mariano ARG 104
5. Patience, Olivier FRA 109
6. Lapentti, Nicolas ECU 110
7. Cuevas, Pablo URU 113
8. Devilder, Nicolas FRA 114

GG is OUT, Coria may get one WC, the others? probably Schwank and Puerta, well if Schwank reach the SF in CDS will get the SE spot

NicoFan
02-14-2008, 10:10 PM
Tough entry list. :sad:

LOVELY
02-14-2008, 10:11 PM
GG is OUT, Coria may get one WC, the others? probably Schwank and Puerta, well if Schwank reach the SF in CDS will get the SE spot

Are you sure about GG ? Martin Jaite said he didn't really know if GG would be in or not :shrug:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-14-2008, 10:14 PM
acording the argies GG is OUT, he dont want to be booed in Argentina like last year :wavey:

he's fit, he played a exo vs Chela on tuesday in Argentina and he lost in 2 sets

LOVELY
02-14-2008, 10:18 PM
acording the argies GG is OUT, he dont want to be booed in Argentina like last year :wavey:

he's fit, he played a exo vs Chela on tuesday in Argentina and he lost in 2 sets

In the Argentina newspapers they say he didn't take any official decision about playing in BAs :shrug: He's in Miami and goes back to BAs tomorrow ...
(I know he played an exo with Chela :))

kidnicky
02-14-2008, 10:40 PM
I actually don't want to see the draw ... I can't wait as much time as they want :rolls:

NicoFan
02-14-2008, 11:19 PM
Why would the Argentines boo poor GG? :sad: That's not very nice.

The draw... :scared:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-15-2008, 02:02 AM
Coria probably wont play too, same reason of GG

kidnicky
02-15-2008, 02:59 AM
NicoFan, last year the chileans were signing Viva Chile Capdeville in front Nico's face so you shouldn't be surprised if the argies would boo GG :shrug:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-15-2008, 03:03 AM
NicoFan, last year the chileans were signing Viva Chile Capdeville in front Nico's face so you shouldn't be surprised if the argies would boo GG :shrug:

COME ON!!!! stop with this, this year was the same history... some Paul's holligans yelled CHI CHI CHI LE LE LE VIVA CHILE CAPDEVILLE in Feña vs Paul match 2 weeks ago :rolleyes:

we still love Nico till the end :(

ChinoRios4Ever
02-15-2008, 03:04 AM
also Paul lost today and Nico stays at #2 in "chilean rank" :p

i dont care about that shit, but i have to post this :lol:

kidnicky
02-15-2008, 03:07 AM
I was just explaining to NicoFan since it was difficult for her to believe it :rolls:

no way? Paul lost? ... damn it! Blake is safe to be murdered with my own hands then :lol:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-15-2008, 03:12 AM
I was just explaining to NicoFan since it was difficult for her to believe it :rolls:

no way? Paul lost? ... damn it! Blake is safe to be murdered with my own hands then :lol:

dont be sooooooo mad :lol:

yes, GG and Coria dont want to be booed in their home tournament, Coria will play some challengers now, and GG who knows :shrug:

really, it's hard to see the people in Chile booing Feña or Nico :angel:

kidnicky
02-15-2008, 03:53 AM
ok you got me there, I'm really mad about Paul losing :rolls:

well if Coria and maybe GG decide not to play in Buenos Aires for that reason, then we can laugh a little bit since the argies are always saying that no matter what they always support their players at home :p :lol:

ok I believe you, but only to you not to the rest of the people in Chile :angel:

NicoFan
02-15-2008, 11:20 AM
I'm so mad about Paul losing too. ;) :lol: Not that I care whether Nico is #2 or #3 - I just want to see him back in the Top 50 again.

And fans from all countries boo their players sometimes. But GG is so cute that I can't imagine anyone booing him. :sad: Same for our Nico. :hug: It was mean for the fans to yell Viva Paul in his hometown. Jerks.... :mad:

kidnicky
02-15-2008, 01:18 PM
I don't boo my players ... I only don't root for them that's all :rolls: ... I just saw that there are 3 mexican wc's for Acapulco and I just pictured myself if Nico gets one of them in the draw :silly:

NicoFan
02-15-2008, 01:23 PM
I wouldn't mind if he got one of the Mexican wc's. At least he has a chance of winning. :shrug:

kidnicky
02-15-2008, 01:38 PM
me neither, I'm praying for that since now but in that case I'd have to start practicing like a chilean accent so I wouldn't take the risk to be kick out of my country :haha:

Sparko1030
02-15-2008, 02:42 PM
:lol: Kid, better work on that accent!


:hug: for GG-:ras: to the fans if they would do that to anyone-even Coria-but esp a sweetheart like Gaston-just for being in a low point in their career. Kicking someone when they're down is just mean. :mad:

I have no thoughts about the draw :tape: I try not to think about it.....

LOVELY
02-15-2008, 04:33 PM
:wavey:

GG is still injured (even if he played that exo last tuesday...) and if he decides to pull out of BAs tournament it's because of his injury and a kind of tiredness to play bad...Nothing to do with boo or I don't know what...
Last year he was booed by the audience because he tanked (as he used to do)but that's NOT the reason why he 's unsure to play this year...!!!
Sorry for the rant :o

alelysafina
02-15-2008, 05:26 PM
Good Luck to Nico!!


Hopefully the draw Gods will smile upon him :D

ChinoRios4Ever
02-16-2008, 03:30 PM
official: Cañas, Coria and Gaudio OUT!

WC for Schwank, Zabaleta and Maximo Gonzalez

MD will be made this evening

NicoFan
02-16-2008, 03:45 PM
Thanks for the info Felipe! :hug:

kidnicky
02-16-2008, 04:35 PM
thanks again Felipe :yeah:

starting the prayers since now :scared:

Albop
02-16-2008, 05:09 PM
(8) Volandri (ITA)
Massú (CHI)


Damn , this is not funny

Albop
02-16-2008, 05:11 PM
(1) Nalbandian (ARG) vs. Luczak (AUS)
Fognini (ITA) vs. (WC) Schwank (ARG)
(SE) Lapentti (ECU) vs. Brzezicki (ARG)
Pashanski (SRB) vs. (7) Starace (ITA)

(4) Chela (ARG) vs. Ventura (ESP)
Eschauer (AUT) vs. Q
Hernández (ESP) vs. (WC) Zabaleta (ARG)
Vassallo Argüello (ARG) vs. (5) Almagro (ESP)

(6) Andreev (RUS) vs. Montañés (ESP)
Berlocq (ARG) vs. Vanek (CZE)
Q vs. Q
Acasuso (ARG) vs. (3) Moyá (ESP)

(8) Volandri (ITA) vs. Massú (CHI)
Roitman (ARG) vs. Q
(WC) González (ARG) vs. Horna (PER)
Calleri (ARG) vs. (2) Mónaco (ARG)

NicoFan
02-16-2008, 05:38 PM
No, this has got to be a joke. :mad:

He can't have another crappy draw. This is unbelievable.

I'm not even watching this. He's going to get killed yet again.

:rolleyes:

Draws...the #1 reason why I hate tennis at times. :(

ChinoRios4Ever
02-16-2008, 05:51 PM
Nico is cursed :p

Fergie
02-16-2008, 06:09 PM
Why??? :bigcry:

I'll not waste my time and nerves following this match :o :o :o

NicoFan
02-16-2008, 06:38 PM
Nico is cursed. :sad: There are so many assholes in the world...he's just a normal nice person, I don't understand why shit just rains down from the heavens on him all the time. :( Think of all the jerks who have good things happen to them day and night. This just sucks. :mad:

I'm with Fergie - I'm not wasting my time following a match that I already know he'll lose.

He desperately needed a couple of wins in Brasil and BA because he has a lot of points to defend in Acapulco. But that's not going to happen.

He'll be out of the top 100 after Acapulco for sure.

Poor Nico. :hug:

Sparko1030
02-16-2008, 11:35 PM
:awww: :banghead: :sad:

kidnicky
02-17-2008, 03:17 AM
I can not believe this shit!!! this is just to much :mad: :shout:

I hate tennis, I hate life, I hate everything!!!

:banghead: :smash: :armed:

LOVELY
02-17-2008, 06:27 PM
FYI No Nico tomorrow ;)

NicoFan
02-17-2008, 08:40 PM
And no Nico in the doubles draw. :shrug: I don't understand this...

kidnicky
02-18-2008, 01:41 AM
me neither ... I checked it yesterday but I didn't tell you again :p

Fergie
02-18-2008, 01:44 AM
Lazy Nico :p

NicoFan
02-18-2008, 11:47 AM
Lazy Nico :p

:sad:

He shouldn't be lazy about doubles...if he keeps losing in singles, that's going to be his meal ticket. :tape: :sad:

Though I don't think he's being lazy. I think that he's concentrating solely on singles.

Time will tell if that's a good strategy or not.

ChinoRios4Ever
02-18-2008, 07:01 PM
No central court for Nico tomorrow :(

only argentine on CC and on TV off course :p

LOVELY
02-18-2008, 08:55 PM
Estadio 2 12.00 noon

Oscar HERNANDEZ vs Mariano ZABALETA

followed by
Fabio FOGNINI vs Eduardo SCHWANK

followed by
Sergio ROITMAN vs Ivo MINAR

followed by
Filippo VOLANDRI vs Nicolas MASSU :)

Not Before 5.00 pm
Carlos BERLOCQ / Horacio ZEBALLOS vs Albert MONTANES / Ruben RAMIREZ-HIDALGO

NicoFan
02-18-2008, 09:26 PM
Buena suerte to our NICO! :fiery: :hug:

kidnicky
02-18-2008, 10:02 PM
around 6pm Argentina time so it'd be 2pm Sparko and my time, 3pm NicoFan's time and 5pm Chile time :p

Nico please just one win! You can do it Vamos Vamooos!!! :fiery:

NicoFan
02-18-2008, 10:46 PM
Well I wasn't going to follow it...but I'll be here. :o Don't know why I put myself through this following his matches. :shrug: :lol:

kidnicky
02-18-2008, 10:58 PM
we're hopeless :silly: :lol:

NicoFan
02-18-2008, 11:42 PM
:lol: Yes, we are. :o But we are great fans. :yeah: :lol:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 01:53 AM
Vamos Nico! :bounce: (please :help: )

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 03:58 AM
Thanks for the time adjustment Kid :)

Yeah, I'm sure I'll be here following his match too-against my better judgement :lol:

Please Nico, fight fight fight out there tomorrow and most important, BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!!!! (Because we still do!!!) :fiery:

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 07:58 AM
Hopefully I'll get to follow it but it looks like I'll be in class :(

TommyB.
02-19-2008, 08:34 AM
Vamos Nico!! :scared:

Alx
02-19-2008, 04:08 PM
Vamooos Nicoo !!

LOVELY
02-19-2008, 05:30 PM
Nico is on the scoreboard :)
Roitman won sooner than expected(Minar retired...)

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 05:37 PM
I just noticed that and was coming on to tell everyone. You beat me to it Lovely! :lol: :hug:

COME ON NICO - YOU CAN DO THIS!! UPSET!!!

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 05:41 PM
VAMOOS NICOOO!! YOU CAN DO THIS VAMOOS!! :bounce: :fiery:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 05:46 PM
Vamos Nico :rocker2:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 05:57 PM
:eek: Nico's match has begun already!


VAMOOOOOOOOS NICO!!!

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:00 PM
2-1* Nico :rocker2:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:01 PM
on serve 2-1* Believe Nico, believe :)

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 06:03 PM
Vamos Nico Vamos! :fiery:

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 06:05 PM
So far so good - he's staying with Volandri...

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:05 PM
*2-2

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 06:08 PM
3-2*

like NicoFan said, so far so good, keep it like this Nico Vamos! :rocker2:

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:13 PM
VAMOS NICO!!!

Is the ATP Live scoreboard not working for anyone else?

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 06:13 PM
finally some pressure under Volandri's seve :fiery:

VAMOS NICO VAMOOOS KEEP IT GOING! :bounce:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 06:15 PM
0-30 :scared:

Vamos Nico :mad:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:16 PM
careful Nico, win this game....

Fergie
02-19-2008, 06:17 PM
:banghead::banghead::banghead:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:17 PM
crap, broken 3-4*


BREAK BACK NICO!!!

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 06:18 PM
Shoot... :bigcry:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 06:20 PM
3 BP Nico :rocker2:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:23 PM
this is awful

*3-5 :help:

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 06:23 PM
no break :banghead:

Vamos Nico Vamos! :boxing:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:24 PM
Somehow Volandri holds :awww: 3*-5

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:24 PM
VAMOS NICO!!!!!!!!

Now hold!!

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:24 PM
what? my score says 4-4

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:25 PM
booo!! never mind....

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:29 PM
4-5* break This Time Nico!!!! Vamooooos!!!

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:29 PM
4-5!! Vamos Nico!!!

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:33 PM
:awww: first set Volandri 6-4

Well, win the 2nd set please Nico!!! :fiery:

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 06:33 PM
set Volandri :awww:

I wish he could somehow win the next set but due to the recent events I just don't think so :sad:

VAMOS NICO VAMOOOS!!

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:34 PM
4-6 *0-0 :awww:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 06:36 PM
Vamos Nico :fiery::fiery::fiery:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:37 PM
set Volandri :awww:

I wish he could somehow win the next set but due to the recent events I just don't think so :sad:

VAMOS NICO VAMOOOS!!


I know Kid. Recent history has taught us that he won't but I dearly hope we're wrong......

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 06:37 PM
I hope he keeps fighting...that was a close first set. He's in this match.

KEEP FIGHTING NICO!

:fiery:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:39 PM
yes, he's fighting

but... if you cant break having 0-40 and with the weak Volandri's serve... :o

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:41 PM
Vamos Nico!! 1-0!

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:42 PM
not again... :scared:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:42 PM
yesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
finally he breaks

LOVELY
02-19-2008, 06:43 PM
Nico broke :cool:

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 06:44 PM
2-0!!!!! Vamos!!!!!!

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:44 PM
0-30 this is not happening :haha:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:44 PM
YES!!! Nico breaks!!! 2*-0 :yippee:

Now you MUST hold Nico....

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:45 PM
come onnnnn not again 15-40

why? :sad:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:46 PM
im sick of this shit :mad::mad::mad::mad:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 06:46 PM
Nooooooo :bigcry:

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 06:46 PM
Why is it when he breaks, he cannot hold his serve!!!

:(

:banghead:

He needs 10 psychologists instead of a coach. :rolleyes: :lol:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:47 PM
:shrug: well so much for being up a break....:sad: 2-1*

Break him again Nico!!!!

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:52 PM
almost mp Volandri

i cant believe how mentally weak Nico is right now :sad:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 06:52 PM
it's over 6-4 *3-2 Volandri

Fergie
02-19-2008, 06:53 PM
Unreal :o

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 06:53 PM
broken :banghead: :tears:

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 06:53 PM
It's over...

Nico... :hug:

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 06:55 PM
i cant believe how mentally weak Nico is right now :sad:

It is sad. The only way to fix this is for him to head down to the minor leagues (i.e., challengers) and learn on to win again.

Why his team hasn't told him this is totally and completely beyond me. Or maybe they have, and he isn't listening.

This continual losing isn't good for him. No one can lose week after week and stay focused. No one.

He's got to start from square one. Someone needs to tell him that.

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 07:08 PM
Well, it about over, mp for Volandri.....at least this was over quickly..

NicoFan
02-19-2008, 07:09 PM
Another match bites the dust.

:sad:

Nico... :hug:

This is really heartbreaking to watch. :sad:

Fergie
02-19-2008, 07:09 PM
Why why why :sobbing:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 07:09 PM
6-4. 6-2

Nico :sobbing:

ChinoRios4Ever
02-19-2008, 07:10 PM
no comments

Nico in his last days in top 100

:bigcry:

kidnicky
02-19-2008, 07:15 PM
this is so depressing :sobbing:

what are we going to do with him?!?!? what?!?!? :bigcry:

Sparko1030
02-19-2008, 07:16 PM
This is just so sad and depressing. The Latin swing is always the one time of the year he does well, and this year nada. Out of the 100 soon if not already. Wish he would take Nicofan's advice. :awww: Nico, Nico, Nico.....

alelysafina
02-19-2008, 07:20 PM
:sad: :sad: :sad:

16681
02-20-2008, 02:24 AM
Nico :sad: :bigcry: