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Cheering for Misha in Indian Wells and Miami

*Ljubica*
03-14-2008, 02:33 PM
I can't believe there isn't a thread for this yet! So I thought I would start one :) Here is the draw for Indian Wells, and good luck to Misha there :)

[1] FEDERER, Roger (SUI) vs BYE
ROITMAN, Sergio (ARG) vs GARCIA-LOPEZ, Guillermo (ESP)
KOROLEV, Evgeny (RUS) vs MAHUT, Nicolas (FRA)
BYE vs ALMAGRO, Nicolas (ESP) [26]

[23] LJUBICIC, Ivan (CRO) vs BYE
QUALIFIER vs CILIC, Marin (CRO)
TIPSAREVIC, Janko (SRB) vs MASSU, Nicolas (CHI)
BYE vs ROBREDO, Tommy (ESP)

[11] MURRAY, Andy (GBR) vs BYE
MELZER, Jurgen (AUT) vs SAFIN, Marat (RUS)
QUALIFIER vs BERRER, Michael (GER)
BYE vs KARLOVIC, Ivo (CRO) [20]

[30] VERDASCO, Fernando (ESP) vs BYE
HANESCU, Victor (ROU) vs MONTANES, Albert (ESP)
HAAS, Tommy (GER) vs BENNETEAU, Julien (FRA)
BYE vs RODDICK, Andy (USA) [6]

[4] DAVYDENKO, Nikolay (RUS) vs BYE
BOLELLI, Simone (ITA) vs ISNER, John (USA) [WC]
MAYER, Florian (GER) vs FISH, Mardy (USA)
BYE vs ANDREEV, Igor (RUS) [31]

[24] HEWITT, Lleyton (AUS) vs BYE
HORNA, Luis (PER) vs QUERREY, Sam (USA)
SIMON, Gilles (FRA) vs BERLOCQ, Carlos (ARG)
BYE vs YOUZHNY, Mikhail (RUS) [13]

[12] GONZALEZ, Fernando (CHI) vs BYE
[WC] ANCIC, Mario (CRO) vs MONFILS, Gael (FRA)
JOHANSSON, Thomas (SWE) vs QUALIFIER
BYE vs FERRERO, Juan Carlos (ESP) [22]

[29] STEPANEK, Radek (CZE) vs BYE
ACASUSO, Jose (ARG) vs QUALIFIER
HERNANDEZ, Oscar (ESP) vs GULBIS, Ernests (LAT)
BYE vs NALBANDIAN, David (ARG) [7]

[5] FERRER, David (ESP) vs BYE
CLEMENT, Arnaud (FRA) vs ROCHUS, Olivier (BEL)
LEE, Hyung-Taik (KOR) vs LLODRA, Michael (FRA)
BYE vs NIEMINEN, Jarkko (FIN) [26]

[18] BAGHDATIS, Marcos (CYP) vs BYE
QUALIFIER vs QUALIFIER
[WC] LEVINE, Jesse (USA) vs WAWRINKA, Stanislas (SUI)
BYE vs BERDYCH, Tomas (CZE) [10]

[16] CANAS, Guillermo (ARG) vs BYE
VOLANDRI, Filippo (ITA) vs BJORKMAN, Jonas (SWE)
QUALIFIER vs QUALIFIER
BYE vs MONACO, Juan (ARG) [21]

[27] KOHLSCHREIBER, Philipp (GER) vs BYE
MALISSE, Xavier (BEL) vs QUALIFIER
SEPPI, Andreas (ITA) vs QUALIFIER
BYE vs DJOKOVIC, Novak (SRB) [3]

[8] GASQUET, Richard (FRA) vs BYE
GROSJEAN, Sebastien (FRA) vs SODERLING, Robin (SWE)
TURSUNOV, Dmitry (RUS) vs BECKER, Benjamin (GER)
BYE vs CHELA, Juan Ignacio (ARG) [28]

[19] MOYA, Carlos (ESP) vs BYE
[WC] GINEPRI, Robby (USA) vs SPADEA, Vincent (USA)
STARACE, Potito (ITA) vs GICQUEL, Marc (FRA)
BYE vs BLAKE, James (USA) [9]

[14] MATHIEU, Paul-Henri (FRA) vs BYE
DANCEVIC, Frank (CAN) vs FALLA, Alejandro (COL)
SELA, Dudi (ISR) vs KIEFER, Nicolas (GER)
BYE vs TSONGA, Jo-Wilfried (FRA) [17]

[32] LOPEZ, Feliciano (ESP) vs BYE
QUALIFIER vs YOUNG, Donald (USA) [WC]
QUALIFIER vs ESCHAUER, Werner (AUT)
BYE vs NADAL, Rafael (ESP) [2]

Misha will also play doubles in IW. Here is the draw for that too.

(1) Bryan/Bryan vs Baghdatis/Wawrinka
Coetzee/Moodie vs Kohlscreiber/Nieminen
Ljubicic/Robredo vs Mirnyi/Jamie Murray
Melo/Sa vs Clement/Llodra (7)

(4) Erlich/Ram vs Chela/Prieto
Mathieu/Stepanek vs (WC) Fish/Querrey
Berdych/Dlouhy vs Davydenko/Kiefer
Kas/Wassen vs (6) Bhupathi/Knowles

(8) Hanley/Paes vs Ferrer/Nadal
Canas/Nalbandian vs Fyrstenberg/Matkowski
Monaco/Starace vs Benneteau/Mahut
Gonzalez/Tursunov vs (3) Nestor/Zimonjic

(5) Damm/Vizner vs Butorac/Andy Murray
Gasquet/Lindstedt vs (WC) Grosjean/Tsonga
Friedl/Youzhny vs Bjorkman/Ullyett
Cermak/Kerr vs (2) Aspelin/Knowle

tedlesurfeur
03-16-2008, 12:28 AM
I hate that he's facing Simon for his second round match.. I just don't want him to lose this time, even if I love Simon. The latter is a spider, weaving a difficult web to get out of..

*Ljubica*
03-16-2008, 09:07 PM
Here is today's OOP. Good luck Misha.

COURT 4 start 11:00 am

[LL] A Nakamura (JPN) vs C Wozniacki (DEN) - WTA
S Peng (CHN) vs [10] A Radwanska (POL) - WTA
[WC] C Fusano (USA) / R Kops-Jones (USA) vs [2] Y Chan (TPE) / C Chuang (TPE) - WTA
G Simon (FRA) vs [13] M Youzhny (RUS) - ATP
[1] K Peschke (CZE) / R Stubbs (AUS) vs M Koryttseva (UKR) / V Uhlirova (CZE) - WTA

Breakaway
03-17-2008, 01:29 AM
Misha just got the 1st set 7-5. :bounce:

*Ljubica*
03-17-2008, 09:08 AM
Congrats to Misha - it was a nice result to wake up to this morning :)

Melekhin
03-17-2008, 11:08 AM
win in IW :banana:

tedlesurfeur
03-17-2008, 07:48 PM
Now Hewitt..

THE GOOD NEWS IS :

Even if Gilles Simon has a slightly different game from Lleyton Hewitt's, they still share similarities, which means that Misha is already "prepared" to face this general type of game (blockers).
Besides, Youzhny is supposed to be better now than Lleyton whose results are so irregular

THE BAD NEWS IS :

I jus said that Lleyton was irregular.. so he can surprise us.
And sometimes Misha can fail too..


Davai Misha :wavey:

It should be an interesting game to watch though.. I wonder where I'll be able to watch it.

{Annie}
03-18-2008, 09:30 AM
Good luck Misha!!!!! :hug:

*Ljubica*
03-18-2008, 09:45 AM
Yes - good luck Misha, The match won't start til about midnight our time, so I can't follow it because I have to work tomorrow :sad: But I hope to wake up to good news tomorrow morning :)

*Ljubica*
03-19-2008, 09:09 AM
Misha lost to Hewitt 5-7, 1-6 :sad:

tedlesurfeur
03-19-2008, 01:00 PM
Misha lost to Hewitt 5-7, 1-6 :sad:

Jeez.. What's going on ? :sad:

*Ljubica*
03-19-2008, 01:55 PM
Jeez.. What's going on ? :sad:

I don't think it's so surprising :shrug: Hewitt loves this surface and the US hardcourts in general, whereas Misha doesn't like IW at all - and never plays particularly well there. I am not too worried about it really - at least Hewitt is a class player to lose to, if that makes sense!!!

gambit84
03-24-2008, 09:03 PM
Disastrous draw for Misha in Miami I' haven't not eaven the wish of spiaking about it

Fergie
03-24-2008, 09:08 PM
:help:

(1) FEDERER, Roger SUI/BYE
MONFILS, Gael FRA v (WC) ISNER, John USA
SODERLING, Robin SWE v KOUBEK, Stefan AUT
BYE/(28) WAWRINKA, Stanislas SUI
(21) HEWITT, Lleyton AUS/BYE
ACASUSO, Jose ARG v VENTURA, Santiago ESP
LEE, Hyung-Taik KOR v SELA, Dudi ISR
BYE/(14) ROBREDO, Tommy ESP
(12) TSONGA, Jo-Wilfried FRA/BYE
MELZER, Jurgen AUT v LLODRA, Michael FRA
SCHUETTLER, Rainer GER BENNETEAU, Julien FRA
BYE/(19) KARLOVIC, Ivo CRO
(30) CHELA, Juan Ignacio ARG/BYE
ROCHUS, Olivier BEL v QUALIFIER
HANESCU, Victor ROU v QUALIFIER
BYE/(6) RODDICK, Andy USA

(4) DAVYDENKO, Nikolay RUS/BYE
GULBIS, Ernests LAT v HRBATY, Dominik SLO
QUALIFIER v BOLELLI, Simone ITA
BYE/(26) KOHLSCHREIBER, Philipp GER
(18) MONACO, Juan ARG/BYE
QUALIFIER v VOLANDRI, Filippo ITA
(WC) ANCIC, Mario CRO v SIMON, Gilles FRA
BYE/(13) MURRAY, Andy GBR
(11) YOUZHNY, Mikhail RUS/BYE
QUALIFIER v SAFIN, Marat RUS
FISH, Mardy USA v CLEMENT, Arnaud FRA
BYE/(24) ALMAGRO, Nicolas ESP
(29) VERDASCO, Fernando ESP/BYE
TIPSAREVIC, Janko SRB v QUALIFIER
QUALIFIER v JOHANSSON, Thomas SWE
BYE/(5) FERRER, David ESP

(8) GASQUET, Richard FRA/BYE
TURSUNOV, Dmitry RUS v KOROLEV, Evgeny RUS
DEL POTRO, Juan Martin ARG v (WC) LEVINE, Jesse USA
BYE/(32) LOPEZ, Feliciano ESP
(22) FERRERO, Juan Carlos ESP/BYE
(WC) NISHIKORI, Kei JPN v MONTANES, Albert ESP
BERLOCQ, Carlos ARG v QUERREY, Sam USA
BYE/(10) BERDYCH, Tomas CZE
(15) CANAS, Guillermo ARG/BYE
QUALIFIER v STARACE, Potito ITA
QUALIFIER v SPADEA, Vincent USA
BYE/(17) GONZALEZ, Fernando CHI
(31) ANDREEV, Igor RUS/BYE
BERRER, Michael GER v QUALIFIER
CALLERI, Agustin ARG v QUALIFIER
BYE/(3) DJOKOVIC, Novak SRB

(7) NALBANDIAN, David ARG/BYE
HERNANDEZ, Oscar ESP v MALISSE, Xavier BEL
(WC) KUERTEN, Gustavo BRA v GROSJEAN, Sebastien FRA
BYE/(27) STEPANEK, Radek CZE
(23) LJUBICIC, Ivan CRO/BYE
SANTORO, Fabrice FRA v BJORKMAN, Jonas SWE
GICQUEL, Marc FRA v SEPPI, Andreas ITA
BYE/(9) BLAKE, James USA
(16) MATHIEU, Paul-Henri FRA/BYE
CILIC, Marin CRO v VLIEGEN, Kristof BEL
MAHUT, Nicolas FRA v MAYER, Florian GER
BYE/(20) MOYA, Carlos ESP
(25) NIEMINEN, Jarkko FIN/BYE
KIEFER, Nicolas GER v HAAS, Tommy GER
ROITMAN, Sergio ARG v QUALIFIER
BYE/(2) NADAL, Rafael ESP

*Ljubica*
03-24-2008, 09:19 PM
Tough draw :sad: But I guess all Masters Series are tough draws :shrug: I'll just keep my fingers crossed and wish Misha luck!

Ad Wim
03-26-2008, 03:00 PM
Why help? He is in the best side of the draw and can possibly get to the quarterfinals...

tedlesurfeur
03-27-2008, 02:27 PM
Tough draw :sad: But I guess all Masters Series are tough draws :shrug: I'll just keep my fingers crossed and wish Misha luck!


Let's see... Fish, Tipsarevic and then Ferrer.. it's reasonable. Then it'll be Murray or Davydenko (or Ancic) in the QF.

I don't expect too much from Misha in Miami, he never played well here.



I expect my tribes to help me promote my game --> http://iqtr.niceboard.net/index.htm :bounce:

*Ljubica*
03-29-2008, 12:40 PM
Here is today's OOP. Good luck Misha :)

Grandstand: 11:00 AM Start
1. Men's Singles: 2nd Round
Fernando Verdasco (ESP) [29] vs. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
2. Men's Singles: 2nd Round
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [11] vs. Bobby Reynolds (USA) Q
3. Men's Singles: 2nd Round
Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) [21] vs. Jose Acasuso (ARG)
4. Men's Singles: 2nd Round
Juan Monaco (ARG) [18] vs. Ryan Sweeting (USA) Q
Not Before 5:00 PM
5. Men's Singles: 2nd Round
Mario Ancic (CRO) WC vs. Andy Murray (GBR) [13]
6. Men's Singles: 2nd Round
Thomas Johansson (SWE) vs. David Ferrer (ESP) [5]

Jelena_78
03-29-2008, 06:04 PM
Davai Misha!!!

Good luck! :clap2:

*Ljubica*
03-29-2008, 06:10 PM
Davai Misha!!!

Good luck! :clap2:

:wavey: I didn't realise you were another Misha fan Jelena :hug: Nice to see you here.

*Ljubica*
03-29-2008, 07:18 PM
Misha beat Reynolds 6-2, 6-2 :) I watched the match on the livestream, and it seemed like a simple and straightforward job for Misha:) Congrats!

Jelena_78
03-29-2008, 07:20 PM
:wavey: I didn't realise you were another Misha fan Jelena :hug: Nice to see you here.

Oh yes!!! :D

Misha this was fast! :yeah:

Keep going! :rocker2:

:hug: :wavey:

*Ljubica*
03-31-2008, 11:56 AM
Here is today's OOP. Wish i could be there on this court today! Good luck Misha :)

Grandstand: 11:00 AM Start

Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) [4] vs. Simone Bolelli (ITA)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) [12] vs. Julien Benneteau (FRA)
Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) vs. Thomas Johansson (SWE)
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [11] vs. Nicolas Almagro (ESP) [24]
Not Before 5:00 PM
Juan Monaco (ARG) [18] vs. Mario Ancic (CRO) WC

Mrs. Fabregas
03-31-2008, 05:46 PM
:dance: DAVAI MISHA :bigclap: trash the asshole fast and painful :devil:

*Ljubica*
04-01-2008, 08:08 AM
:dance: DAVAI MISHA :bigclap: trash the asshole fast and painful :devil:

:lol: I don't like Almagro either :lol: And Misha did beat him - but it wasn't fast - the score was 7-6(4), 4-6, 7-6 (6). As for being painful - it sure was for Misha :awww: I didn't see the match live (far too late), but I found this when I went online this morning. Ouch :eek:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AEfCQxVmxM&eurl=http://www.menstennisforums.com/showthread.php?t=17685&page=1773

Congrats Misha :) Hope your head doesn't hurt too much :lol:

{Annie}
04-01-2008, 08:30 AM
:woohoo: what a win!!!! Well done Misha :hug: :yeah:

*Ljubica*
04-01-2008, 09:36 AM
Here is today's OOP. Two of my favourites playing each other again :awww:

Grandstand: 12:00 PM Start
1. Men's Singles: 4th Round
Guillermo Canas (ARG) [15] vs. Igor Andreev (RUS) [31]
2. Men's Singles: 4th Round
Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) vs. Tomas Berdych (CZE) [10]
3. Men's Singles: 4th Round
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [11] vs. Janko Tipsarevic (SRB)
4. Men's Singles: 4th Round
Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) [4] vs. Mario Ancic (CRO) WC

tedlesurfeur
04-01-2008, 06:20 PM
Jeez, I had watched the video last night (about his head wound) and I had a heartache in my car (it was hot, and moist) today as I was thinking about it. I just get so sensituve about Misha..

Anyway, there's the beautiful point : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H66IPUK4LNk

ENJOY :wavey:


question : where's the Misha Army ??

Liesel
04-01-2008, 06:46 PM
How can he do that to himself? That's got to hurt really bad!!! Hope it he won't do it again when playing Tipsarevic!!!

*Ljubica*
04-01-2008, 07:44 PM
I would love to see/hear a Press Conference from after that match! Somehow I fear Misha will be feeling very silly and sorry for himself this morning :awww: I also think he may be very tired and emotionally drained, so won't be an easy match for him.

Thanks for the clip tedlesurfeur :hug:

tashanv
04-01-2008, 11:53 PM
Misha lost to Tipsarevic 3/6 6/0 6/3 :sad:.

Jelena_78
04-02-2008, 12:10 AM
:hug:

tedlesurfeur
04-02-2008, 06:05 AM
How can he do that to himself? That's got to hurt really bad!!! Hope it he won't do it again when playing Tipsarevic!!!

Well, pay a little attention : he hits his SHOULDER several times BUT as he does it with so much power, he can't stop the racket's frame from hitting his head. It's like a side damage.

I would love to see/hear a Press Conference from after that match! Somehow I fear Misha will be feeling very silly and sorry for himself this morning :awww: I also think he may be very tired and emotionally drained, so won't be an easy match for him.

Thanks for the clip tedlesurfeur :hug:

You're very welcome.

Indeed I think he must have felt a little bit silly. And yes he was very tired as he only resisted one single set against Janko Tipsarevic :sad:

*Ljubica*
04-02-2008, 07:50 AM
The match result was not really a surprise to me - Misha did look tired, and emotionally drained. I am actually surprised that he won a set. I must admit I like Janko anyway - so if he had to lose, then Janko is the best player for him to lose to in my eyes, if that makes sense! I hope he can have some time now to go home, rest and prepare for Davis Cup, where I'm sure he will play a pivotal role as always.

Melekhin
04-02-2008, 10:30 AM
Mishka :hug:

tedlesurfeur
04-02-2008, 08:16 PM
The match result was not really a surprise to me - Misha did look tired, and emotionally drained. I am actually surprised that he won a set. I must admit I like Janko anyway - so if he had to lose, then Janko is the best player for him to lose to in my eyes, if that makes sense! I hope he can have some time now to go home, rest and prepare for Davis Cup, where I'm sure he will play a pivotal role as always.

I just agree on everything with you there. You scare me sometimes Kitty :eek:

Can't wait to see him in action (playing tennis I mean)

*Ljubica*
04-03-2008, 07:54 AM
I just agree on everything with you there. You scare me sometimes Kitty :eek:

Can't wait to see him in action (playing tennis I mean)

:awww: Me - scary :awww: I am just a pussy cat really ;) :lol:

Anyway - guess it's time to move on - Davis Cup starts next week, and I'm sure Misha will play an integral part in the tie, so you will see him in action there! I will go and start a new thread - it is more interesting than working, even though I'm in my office and meant to be working :o

tangerine_dream
04-03-2008, 04:50 PM
Hi :wavey:

Has anyone been able to find any of Misha's post match interviews? I don't see any on the official site.

Thanks.

*Ljubica*
04-03-2008, 05:22 PM
Hi :wavey:

Has anyone been able to find any of Misha's post match interviews? I don't see any on the official site.

Thanks.

I've been looking for it myself, and can't find it either :sad: I'll have another, proper search over the weekend when I have more time, and if I find anything, I'll post it here.

tangerine_dream
04-03-2008, 05:44 PM
So they just weren't published yet (if ever). Thanks Rosie. :)

*Ljubica*
04-03-2008, 06:29 PM
So they just weren't published yet (if ever). Thanks Rosie. :)

Not exactly the entire Press Conference, but I just found this small article which gives some of the quotes Misha made after the match.
http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/news/story?id=3325571

From the above link:

Youzhny is an intense guy, but he told us he'd never done anything quite so violently zany on the court before. "Were you embarrassed to have to call the trainer at such a critical time in the match?'' I asked. "I didn't want to,'' he said, equal parts stoic and sheepish. "But then I saw the blood dripping on the court.'' '

Almagro lost his temper a couple of times too, as Youzhny noted: "We were just two crazy boys out there.''

tedlesurfeur
04-04-2008, 12:36 AM
So they just weren't published yet (if ever). Thanks Rosie. :)

Get rid of the signature video.. I just hate seeing it. It makes me feel sick.

I'm serious, there, I just can't stand seeing Misha getting hurt, even by himself

*Ljubica*
04-04-2008, 11:51 AM
Get rid of the signature video.. I just hate seeing it. It makes me feel sick.

I'm serious, there, I just can't stand seeing Misha getting hurt, even by himself

:awww: I'm sure she'll change it soon enough :hug: I'm sure Misha is fine now anyway - and enjoying some time at home before the DC :)

tangerine_dream
04-04-2008, 05:55 PM
Get rid of the signature video.. I just hate seeing it. It makes me feel sick.

I'm serious, there, I just can't stand seeing Misha getting hurt, even by himself
Sorry, yours is the first negative response I've gotten. :sad: Misha's self-abuse has gotten me a number of good reps. He's a great character, he's good for tennis. :cool:

Jelena_78
03-14-2009, 05:41 AM
IW

Misha retired in his 1st round match vs Troicki

5-7 1-2 ret

:hug: