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Monte-Carlo Main Draw

NikolaBGD
04-19-2008, 10:00 AM
Main draw: Saturday, April 19, Noon

finishingmove
04-19-2008, 10:10 AM
thats news to everyone here

Horatio Caine
04-19-2008, 10:14 AM
:haha:

Jaap
04-19-2008, 10:16 AM
Kuerten vs Nadal.

Wowwwwwwwwwwwww

Jaap
04-19-2008, 10:16 AM
Almagro vs Federer.

Fuck me!

FiBeR
04-19-2008, 10:40 AM
:haha: MTF's GM is hilarious :rolls:

Matchu
04-19-2008, 10:44 AM
Main draw: Saturday, April 19, Noon

Almost as good as the kid that wants to turn pro :haha:

NikolaBGD
04-19-2008, 10:55 AM
Almost as good as the kid that wants to turn pro :haha:

http://www.menstennisforums.com/showthread.php?t=119256

You are almost as good as you stupid...

adee-gee
04-19-2008, 10:57 AM
Xristos vs. Winnipeg :eek:

arm
04-19-2008, 11:02 AM
really?? today?

good to know :) thanks

MrExcel
04-19-2008, 11:03 AM
http://www.atptennis.com/en/common/TrackIt.asp?file=http://www.atptennis.com/1/posting/2008/410/mds.pdf

l_mac
04-19-2008, 11:03 AM
It's out.

Nadal has Ancic 2nd round :mad:

adee-gee
04-19-2008, 11:03 AM
Rafa vs. Ancic in R2 :eek:

Fed has an easy first few matches but a tough draw overall :D

Machiavelli
04-19-2008, 11:04 AM
Ljubicic vs. Kuerten

Guga is going to trash him..

Apemant
04-19-2008, 11:06 AM
It's out.

Nadal has Ancic 2nd round :mad:

You mean - Ancic has Nadal in 2nd round? :bolt:

NikolaBGD
04-19-2008, 11:06 AM
Nole-Murray 3rd round:)

Action Jackson
04-19-2008, 11:07 AM
Nadal fans worried about Ancic on clay. Funny stuff, no Ancic is not a claycourt clown at all, but at the same time Nadal as a 16yr old beat Ancic on grass, why is he so much more a threat on clay.

Apemant
04-19-2008, 11:08 AM
Ljubicic vs. Kuerten

Guga is going to trash him..

Irrelevant as there's Nole in the 2nd round for whoever of them goes through...

arm
04-19-2008, 11:10 AM
quite interesting draw, in fact.

I'd love to see a Moya - Djokovic quarter final

BlueSwan
04-19-2008, 11:10 AM
Federer has two fairly easy rounds, but then has Nalbandian in the quarters and Djokovic in the semis. Not easy.

Nadal face good players, but is too good on clay to be bothered. At least until the semis where Almagro or Davydenko might pose a few problems.

Ferrero Forever
04-19-2008, 11:11 AM
Nice draw until Nadal VS Ferrero 3rd round.

l_mac
04-19-2008, 11:12 AM
[1]R. Federer vs BYE
Q vs G. Simon
G. Monfils vs F. Verdasco
S. Grosjean vs [15]I. Karlovic

[12]T. Robredo vs S. Wawrinka
R. Stepanek vs R. Soderling
T. Haas vs Q
Bye vs [6]D. Nalbandian[6]


[3]N. Djokovic vs Bye
G. Keurten vs I. Ljubicic
N. Mahut vs F. Volandri
F. Lopez vs [14]]A. Murray

[10]C. Moya vs S. Querrey
A. Calleri vs A. Seppi
F. Santoro vs Q
Bye vs [7]R. Gasquet



[8]M. Youzhny vs Bye
I. Andreev vs D. Tursunov
N. Almagro vs J-R. Lisnard
H-T. Lee vs [11]J. Monaco

[16]P. Kohlschreiber vs J. Acasuso
M. Cilic vs N. Kiefer
J-I. Chela vs Q
Bye vs [4]N. Davydenko


[5]D. Ferrer vs Bye
M. Safin vs X. Malisse
Q vs P. Starace
J. Tipsarevic vs [9]P-H. Mathieu

[13]JC. Ferrero vs M. LLodra
J. Niemenen vs Q
Q vs M. Ancic
Bye vs [2]R. Nadal

Apemant
04-19-2008, 11:12 AM
Nadal fans worried about Ancic on clay. Funny stuff, no Ancic is not a claycourt clown at all, but at the same time Nadal as a 16yr old beat Ancic on grass, why is he so much more a threat on clay.

I guess because it's his 1st match on clay and Ancic is a decent player and not some random mug you could get in a more favourable draw.

Deathless Mortal
04-19-2008, 11:12 AM
Ljubo should beat Kuerten IMO. But he's out 2nd round :(
If Ivo's knee is fine now he might beat Grosjean, but probably out in 2nd round too...
Cilic might make the third round and there's Davydenko and Marin has beaten him before :D
I can't wait for Ancic-Nadal match :D

Ajmo :rocker2:

Stensland
04-19-2008, 11:13 AM
djokovic-murray...great stuff! :) this might be the first time that i'm really rooting for the scot.

will be sad to see haas getting crushed by nalbandian though. gasquet could have quite a run if he pulls himself together - until he faces djokovic in the semis. kohlschreiber's draw is pretty alright as well once he gets past acasuso.

adee-gee
04-19-2008, 11:13 AM
Nole-Murray 3rd round:)
Would be great, it's not definite they will both reach there though :unsure:
Nadal fans worried about Ancic on clay. Funny stuff, no Ancic is not a claycourt clown at all, but at the same time Nadal as a 16yr old beat Ancic on grass, why is he so much more a threat on clay.
It's pretty tough for a 1st match of the year on clay, I'd have preferred easier. I expect him to win though.

Renaud
04-19-2008, 11:14 AM
Mugro is going to be Lisnarded on first round :rocker2:

Deathless Mortal
04-19-2008, 11:14 AM
Hard draw for Federer. He won't make final here for sure. If Nadal beats Ancic he has a good draw till meeting Ferrer, but Nadal should beat him. Would probably make the final then.

BlueSwan
04-19-2008, 11:15 AM
Should be an interesting tournament.

quarter final picks:

Federer - Nalbandian (Federer will hope that Robredo or Haas takes him out)
Djokovic - Moya
Almagro - Davydenko
Nadal - ?? (should be Ferrer, but he's not playing well at all)

Action Jackson
04-19-2008, 11:15 AM
I guess because it's his 1st match on clay and Ancic is a decent player and not some random mug you could get in a more favourable draw.

No, it's just over the top pessimism, when there is no reason to be. I know Ancic is no clay clown and he has shown that quite a few times, but even then it's not like Nadal is some chump and the match up favours him anyway.

Renaud
04-19-2008, 11:15 AM
It's pretty tough for a 1st match of the year on clay, I'd have preferred easier. I expect him to win though.

Adam, any qualifier will be pretty tough for a 1st match of the year on clay. I'm not sure Ancic will go through...

BlueSwan
04-19-2008, 11:17 AM
How I would love to see Guga take Djokovic out in the second round. Not gonna happen, I know, but how sweet wouldn't that be?

BlueSwan
04-19-2008, 11:17 AM
Ancic will pose no problems whatsoever for Nadal on clay - not even for a first match on clay. Ferrero could pose a few problems, but Nadal will pull out the win.

ImmzB
04-19-2008, 11:19 AM
Come On M.Safin..good 1st round match, win that and move to the 2nd round!!
CUM ON SAFIN

A.Murray should beat F.Lopez in the 1st round and win his 2nd round....If A.Murray plays N.Djokovic that will be a good win, cum on A.Murray

Any-1 know how many 1st round matches there will be on Sunday?

Renaud
04-19-2008, 11:19 AM
CUM ON SAFIN


:eek:

Apemant
04-19-2008, 11:21 AM
No, it's just over the top pessimism, when there is no reason to be. I know Ancic is no clay clown and he has shown that quite a few times, but even then it's not like Nadal is some chump and the match up favours him anyway.

I believe this particular breed of pessimism is in fact natural here on MTF. It is caused by all the obnoxious gloating by the opposing camps, and people sorta try to envision the worst case scenario so that they handle the blow easier. :) People can be reeeeaaaly nasty in their comments here... when I first joined MTF I even had this silly and naive idea that it could ever change...

l_mac
04-19-2008, 11:21 AM
Most of the clay specialists in the bottom half. The 2nd quarter is :lol: Hope Murray and Nole square off in R3 :rocker2:

krystlel
04-19-2008, 11:22 AM
I don't see how Federer's draw is difficult.

Interesting first round matches:
Stepanek v Soderling
Kohlschreiber v Acasuso
Robredo v Wawrinka
Mathieu v Tipsarevic
Kuerten v Ljubicic
Lopez v Murray
Safin v Malisse

adee-gee
04-19-2008, 11:22 AM
:eek:
:spit:

Deathless Mortal
04-19-2008, 11:22 AM
:eek:

:haha: :haha:

l_mac
04-19-2008, 11:23 AM
Nadal fans worried about Ancic on clay. Funny stuff, no Ancic is not a claycourt clown at all, but at the same time Nadal as a 16yr old beat Ancic on grass, why is he so much more a threat on clay.

I must have missed all those posts where the Rafatards were so worried about Ancic. I'll look again because I know you would never talk shit just so you could post your usual crap :hug:

Action Jackson
04-19-2008, 11:24 AM
I believe this particular breed of pessimism is in fact natural here on MTF. It is caused by all the obnoxious gloating by the opposing camps, and people sorta try to envision the worst case scenario so that they handle the blow easier. :) People can be reeeeaaaly nasty in their comments here... when I first joined MTF I even had this silly and naive idea that it could ever change...

No, it's just clownishness, especially for a guy who has hardly lost a match on clay since 2005. If it was fans of Lisnard ( they do exist somewhere outside of his family) or someone who doesn't win very often, then it makes a lot more sense.

You learn pretty quickly, what this place is about.

Yappa
04-19-2008, 11:31 AM
I'd be interested in Kiefer-Kohlschreiber. It's been 3 years they last played against each other.
Do the main draw matches start tomorrow or Monday?

jcadam2003
04-19-2008, 11:37 AM
The draw is not favorable to Federer. First of all, rarely does he win two tournaments in a row in a 14 day period but then he is faced with the potenial sequence of matches - Nalbandian QF, Nole SF and Rafa F - the task seems a bit too tough... I don't even think he will beat Nalbandian....

LocoPorElTenis
04-19-2008, 11:38 AM
Fuck Pico's luck, he drew Almagro in the second round :help:

Kolya
04-19-2008, 11:42 AM
Davydenko has got a decent draw.

LocoPorElTenis
04-19-2008, 11:43 AM
The draw is not favorable to Federer. First of all, rarely does he win two tournaments in a row in a 14 day period but then he is faced with the potenial sequence of matches - Nalbandian QF, Nole SF and Rafa F - the task seems a bit too tough... I don't even think he will beat Nalbandian....

I'll buy you a drink if Nalbi reaches QF and another if he beats Federer.

finishingmove
04-19-2008, 11:44 AM
that whole left side of the draw could be interesting. we know what happens on the right side.

Yappa
04-19-2008, 11:47 AM
Do the main draw matches start tomorrow or Monday?

To quote myself:
They start tomorrow.
http://montecarlo.masters-series.com/1/fr/oop/schedule.asp

Looks like we'll have to wait until Monday to get live coverage, be it on TV or via streams.

RNP2008
04-19-2008, 11:50 AM
I'll buy you a drink if Nalbi reaches QF and another if he beats Federer.

:haha:

Stensland
04-19-2008, 11:54 AM
temper-wise i'm looking forward to the clash between malisse and safin in round 1. :D

i think we'll have a surprise semifinal contender coming from the davydenko quarter. could be almagro or monaco, even andreev might have a chance there. but then again, having those names finally in a clay masters semifinal is hardly surprising, to be honest; it's about time.

Stensland
04-19-2008, 11:56 AM
To quote myself:
They start tomorrow.
http://montecarlo.masters-series.com/1/fr/oop/schedule.asp

Looks like we'll have to wait until Monday to get live coverage, be it on TV or via streams.

you're not gonna be able to watch kiwi anyways. :p ;)

if he survives the cilic encounter he'll have to beat kohlschreiber or acasuso in order to get a televised court. and we both know that's not gonna happen.

allero
04-19-2008, 11:57 AM
When was the last time Nalby made a major impact in a Masters Series on clay? He did come close to beating Roger in the semis in Rome on clay in two years ago, but other than that what exactly has he done in the last couple years? Therefore - and despite the fact that I'd love to see Nalby do well and beat Federer - it is a huge stretch thinking he'll find his Paris/Madrid level just in time for this tourney.;)

Not to mention he's got nemesis Wawrinka in his quarter as well..

Tommy fan
04-19-2008, 11:57 AM
Stan vs Robredo :o
Possible Haas-Nalby 2nd round :o

Apemant
04-19-2008, 11:58 AM
No, it's just clownishness, especially for a guy who has hardly lost a match on clay since 2005. If it was fans of Lisnard ( they do exist somewhere outside of his family) or someone who doesn't win very often, then it makes a lot more sense.

How do you mean? Lisnard fans (if any :devil:) certainly have no reason to worry about anyone's nastiness - it's not like there is an anti-Lisnard league here at MTF who's gonna drag his name till the doomsday. No, it's particularly the favourites that attract the worst barrage.

And yes, Nadal is clearly the overwhelming favourite, but then again, Fed won 40+ matches against Americans and then lost 2 in a row. Would you really expect Fish to beat Fed 6-3 6-2? Bottom line is, anything can happen - the fact that there is a low probability of it happening, is offset by the expected unearthly barrage of gloating if it should indeed happen.

I'm not sure if I said it clear enough - consider flying for example. There is a far greater chance for a car crash than an airplane crash - but if an airplane crashes most likely everyone aboard will die, whereas if you bump into something with your car there's a probability you won't even get a scratch. So it's reasonable, actually, to be more afraid of flying than driving a car.

Renaud
04-19-2008, 12:06 PM
How do you mean? Lisnard fans (if any :devil:) certainly have no reason to worry about anyone's nastiness - it's not like there is an anti-Lisnard league here at MTF who's gonna drag his name till the doomsday. No, it's particularly the favourites that attract the worst barrage.




You are just too young to know....

Apemant
04-19-2008, 12:08 PM
You are just too young to know....

That was a joke. I'm not that young actually. (BTW do I sound like that :eek: :devil:)

juninhOH
04-19-2008, 12:10 PM
the only way for Guga to go over ljubicic is for him to face an off Ljubo. Every top player will take huge advantage of Guga's immobility pretty fast and the game will be like 63 61.

Yappa
04-19-2008, 12:12 PM
you're not gonna be able to watch kiwi anyways. :p ;)

if he survives the cilic encounter he'll have to beat kohlschreiber or acasuso in order to get a televised court. and we both know that's not gonna happen.

I know that it's unlikely, but, provided this match happens, I have slight hope that we'd somehow be able to follow it on Court 1.

scarecrows
04-19-2008, 12:13 PM
That was a joke. I'm not that young actually. (BTW do I sound like that :eek: :devil:)

too young on MTF he means
Lisnard had a huge hate club in his glory years

Stensland
04-19-2008, 12:14 PM
I know that it's unlikely, but, providing this match happens, I have slight hope that we'd somehow be able to follow it on Court 1.

the match vs. kohlschreiber? that would be his only chance i guess, i don't see acasuso getting a televised court vs. kiefer. kohlschreiber has a tiny chance though. just a feeling.

Renaud
04-19-2008, 12:15 PM
That was a joke. I'm not that young actually. (BTW do I sound like that :eek: :devil:)
There are many Lisnard fans on MTF. Maybe more than Fed or Nadal fans...
But we have to keep it secret because the Anti-JR-League is very powerful.
Ok i must go, they are listeneing to us.:bolt:
Don't talk to anybody about me. :secret:

Yappa
04-19-2008, 12:18 PM
btw. Renaud, what's the meaning of your sig? Are you a (Rod)duck fan? :D

elessar
04-19-2008, 12:28 PM
btw. Renaud, what's the meaning of your sig? Are you a (Rod)duck fan? :D

:spit:
evdxNP2Z26c

Renaud
04-19-2008, 12:28 PM
btw. Renaud, what's the meaning of your sig? Are you a (Rod)duck fan? :D

:lol:
I'm just a huge fan of this band and especially this song.
Well.. You have to understand french pretty well to like it. ;)
edit: Ok link in the post before. ;)

elessar
04-19-2008, 12:36 PM
:lol:
I'm just a huge fan of this band and especially this song.
Well.. You have to understand french pretty well to like it. ;)
edit: Ok link in the post before. ;)
I just recently saw that vid, I couldn't resist posting it :p

hiperborejac
04-19-2008, 12:47 PM
Easy draw for Nole. Rolling to semis then close match ag. Nalby/Federer. Janko will beat PHM then lose 2rd match vs Starace/Q :)

elessar
04-19-2008, 12:55 PM
Tipsy had a 3-5 record on clay in 2007, what makes you think he'll beat PHM :scratch:

Iván
04-19-2008, 12:58 PM
safin vs malisse!

platinum
04-19-2008, 01:07 PM
I expect Davydenko to all of the sudden always be in Nadal's side of the draw all the way to the FO instead of Djokovic. The ATP know Davydenko is a bigger threat on clay than Djokovic who was always in Nadal's side of the draw last year during the clay season.... All the clay court specialists in the bottom half(Nadal's half) :lol: How obvious from them... :o So crystal clear. :rolleyes:

Renaud
04-19-2008, 01:08 PM
I expect Davydenko to all of the sudden always be in Nadal's side of the draw all the way to the FO instead of Djokovic. The ATP know Davydenko is a bigger threat on clay than Djokovic who was always in Nadal's side of the draw last year during the clay season.... All the clay court specialists in the bottom half(Nadal's half) :lol: How obvious from them... :o So crystal clear. :rolleyes:

:silly:

hiperborejac
04-19-2008, 01:15 PM
Tipsy had a 3-5 record on clay in 2007, what makes you think he'll beat PHM :scratch:

Although PHM is sure better player than Janko, if healthy and motivated (and he surely is) he can do upsets in early rounds of big tournaments. He beat Safin in straits last year RG. Clay is not his favorite surface but he can perform well. As he is not that consistent I sad he will lose against Starace :p

hiperborejac
04-19-2008, 01:21 PM
I expect Davydenko to all of the sudden always be in Nadal's side of the draw all the way to the FO instead of Djokovic. The ATP know Davydenko is a bigger threat on clay than Djokovic who was always in Nadal's side of the draw last year during the clay season.... All the clay court specialists in the bottom half(Nadal's half) :lol: How obvious from them... :o So crystal clear. :rolleyes:

Yes ATP wants so badly to save Rogers 1st place and put Nadal behind Djokovic. Then when hard court season comes all hard court specialist will be on Nole's side of draw :rolleyes:

Rumour
04-19-2008, 01:21 PM
Yay, Monfils made it directly into the main draw like I'd hoped! :dance:
Now if he'll just last long enough for a rematch with Fed, especially since I missed the last one... :unsure: Still, there are many juicy matchups to look forward to - like Sexy-Toad :lol: Safin-Malisse and Tipsy-Mathieu for starters. :lick:
Can hardly wait for the action to begin! :bounce:






Yes, I'm very excited and in smiley overdrive mode :p

Sunset of Age
04-19-2008, 01:23 PM
I expect Davydenko to all of the sudden always be in Nadal's side of the draw all the way to the FO instead of Djokovic. The ATP know Davydenko is a bigger threat on clay than Djokovic who was always in Nadal's side of the draw last year during the clay season.... All the clay court specialists in the bottom half(Nadal's half) :lol: How obvious from them... :o So crystal clear. :rolleyes:

:silly: :silly: :silly:

I sincerely hope you are joking, here. :help:

platinum
04-19-2008, 01:33 PM
:silly: :silly: :silly:

I sincerely hope you are joking, here. :help:

You are a Federer fan so you see everything through Federer tainted glasses :rolleyes: If you were only a Nadal fan you would understand what I mean. But since you chose to be BOTH a Federer AND a Nadal fan :haha: .... well... :o

stebs
04-19-2008, 01:48 PM
You are a Federer fan so you see everything through Federer tainted glasses :rolleyes: If you were only a Nadal fan you would understand what I mean. But since you chose to be BOTH a Federer AND a Nadal fan :haha: .... well... :o

Seeing things through Federer tainted glasses would be saying the draw is rigged against him. Seeing things through Nadal tainted glasses is what you're doing. Anyone sensible will do neither, draws aren't rigged.

l_mac
04-19-2008, 01:52 PM
Platinum :hug: Everyone sensible knows that the ATP (and ITF) rig draws in Nadal's FAVOUR, not to his detriment :lol:

I said Nole would need lucky draws to improve his clay showing this season - we are off to a good start :lol:

Sunset of Age
04-19-2008, 01:53 PM
You are a Federer fan so you see everything through Federer tainted glasses :rolleyes: If you were only a Nadal fan you would understand what I mean. But since you chose to be BOTH a Federer AND a Nadal fan :haha: .... well... :o

So you are basically saying that all Nadal fans believe the crap you just posted? :help:
There are still tennis fans around who are capable of being fans of certain players without losing their ability to look at things from an unbiased point of view, you know.

Seeing things through Federer tainted glasses would be saying the draw is rigged against him. Seeing things through Nadal tainted glasses is what you're doing. Anyone sensible will do neither, draws aren't rigged.

Thanks stebs.

Matchu
04-19-2008, 02:06 PM
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You are almost as good as you stupid...

Your too much, do you write your own jokes??

Why dont you do the world a favour and just neck it.

Action Jackson
04-19-2008, 02:09 PM
I expect Davydenko to all of the sudden always be in Nadal's side of the draw all the way to the FO instead of Djokovic. The ATP know Davydenko is a bigger threat on clay than Djokovic who was always in Nadal's side of the draw last year during the clay season.... All the clay court specialists in the bottom half(Nadal's half) :lol: How obvious from them... :o So crystal clear. :rolleyes:

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g239/GeorgeWH/GWH2/coversheet_ludicrous.jpg

fanancic
04-19-2008, 02:19 PM
Poor Mario... Nadal in the 2nd roound... It will be very very difficult... but good luck to him...

Pixie
04-19-2008, 02:54 PM
Nice draw for Lisnard :rocker2:

GO JRL

Renaud
04-19-2008, 03:04 PM
Nice draw for Lisnard :rocker2:

GO JRL

I'm so sorry you will miss it... :sad:
We're going to have a big party during MC, not sure the JRL fan club mansion will be big enough this time. We have thousands guests//
I feel sorry for Mugro, hope he wins MM Valencia and won't cry like a baby on Tuesday evening...

Pixie
04-19-2008, 03:15 PM
I'm so sorry you will miss it... :sad:
We're going to have a big party during MC, not sure the JRL fan club mansion will be big enough this time. We have thousand of guests//
I feel sorry for Mugro, hope he wins MM Valencia and won't cry like a baby on Tuesday evening...

Too bad for the party but the fan club will later meet at JRL's next rendez-vous, the scrabble tournament of Gueret which also looks promising.

Hope Mugro doesn't know his MC draw yet either he will be too much devastated to attend the final tomorrow.

zcess81
04-19-2008, 03:23 PM
Platinum :hug: Everyone sensible knows that the ATP (and ITF) rig draws in Nadal's FAVOUR, not to his detriment :lol:

I said Nole would need lucky draws to improve his clay showing this season - we are off to a good start :lol:

Well, Nadal had the luckiest draw on HC in Australian Open 2007 and he didn't get to the finals...so I guess sometimes luck plays a small part in winning but you have to take advantage of it, which I hope Nole will do in Monte-Carlo.

Shanna
04-19-2008, 03:29 PM
Well, Xavier will have to be immediately at his best...

Yappa
04-19-2008, 03:39 PM
:lol:
I'm just a huge fan of this band and especially this song.
Well.. You have to understand french pretty well to like it. ;)
edit: Ok link in the post before. ;)

Yes, I understood all of it. Canard+ :lol:

Adler
04-19-2008, 03:44 PM
Who's Bye?

Adler
04-19-2008, 03:46 PM
Nalbandian will fuck them all in the very arses :irony:

TheBoiledEgg
04-19-2008, 05:19 PM
Kolya got Chela :o
hope the Q wins the 1r

Tennis-Engineer
04-19-2008, 05:52 PM
This part of draw is very interesting for me:

[12]T. Robredo vs S. Wawrinka
R. Stepanek vs R. Soderling
T. Haas vs Q
Bye vs [6]D. Nalbandian[6]

Another duel of Nalbandian-Soderling would be very exciting however it is not predictable at this time that Soderling will win his first 2 matches .

HeiwaDream
04-19-2008, 06:01 PM
Nadal should win this tournament. I hope.

Gasquet-Santoro sounds good. If he wins , Gasquet could reach the quarter to play against Murray/Djokovic (there are not clay specialists in their quarter).

cherry2008
04-19-2008, 09:07 PM
Davydenko draws his nemesis Chela.

freeandlonely
04-19-2008, 11:18 PM
No Roddick, Blake?
Will they ever play a Clay TMS(or 1000 series...) again?
If they don't have injury, they can just choose not to play?
Or do I just miss something?

octatennis
04-19-2008, 11:21 PM
tough draw for the numer 1 and 2 seeds... c'mon gasquet

FedFan_2007
04-19-2008, 11:27 PM
Roddick/Blake are clowns for avoiding the clay masters.

Merton
04-19-2008, 11:48 PM
There were 2 matches I wanted to see here: Djokovic-Almagro and Nadal-Nalbandian. Ok, 3, add Djokovic-Federer. It is very unlikely I will get either one of those.

Tzar
04-20-2008, 01:16 AM
Murray wont go thru 2nd round

:eek: Nalbos quarter

rocketassist
04-20-2008, 01:24 AM
Murray wont go thru 2nd round

:eek: Nalbos quarter

If it's Mahut he will.

If it's Volandri he'll be 3-6 1-3* down and then his odds will shoot up and he'll be overwhelming favourite and he'll win 3-6 7-5 6-3 in a fixed contest.

NinaNina19
04-20-2008, 01:27 AM
Murray wont go thru 2nd round

:eek: Nalbos quarterLopez sucks on clay though, doesn't he?

FiBeR
04-20-2008, 01:45 AM
Nalbandian got the toughest draw :awww:

FiBeR
04-20-2008, 01:49 AM
This part of draw is very interesting for me:

[12]T. Robredo vs S. Wawrinka
R. Stepanek vs R. Soderling
T. Haas vs Q
Bye vs [6]D. Nalbandian[6]

Another duel of Nalbandian-Soderling would be very exciting however it is not predictable at this time that Soderling will win his first 2 matches .


toughest quarter ever.. it is not predictable nalbo would beat haas either.. 0-3 in H2H :o and never even close of beating the german :shrug: besides he is still a bit worn off from DC + IW.. im not sure he is 100% recovered :shrug:

TankingTheSet
04-20-2008, 03:07 AM
toughest quarter ever.. it is not predictable nalbo would beat haas either.. 0-3 in H2H :o and never even close of beating the german :shrug: besides he is still a bit worn off from DC + IW.. im not sure he is 100% recovered :shrug:

You're talking as if Haas would beat the Q...no **** way! :haha:

Gicquel, Lapentti, Montanes, Vliegen, Minar, Benneteau would all beat the shit out of him.

VolandriFan
04-20-2008, 03:24 AM
Can't complain about Filippo's draw.

VolandriFan
04-20-2008, 03:27 AM
If it's Volandri he'll be 3-6 1-3* down and then his odds will shoot up and he'll be overwhelming favourite and he'll win 3-6 7-5 6-3 in a fixed contest.

:eek: Are you calling Murray a fixer? That won't go down well. ;)

leng jai
04-20-2008, 05:11 AM
Haas vs Fat Dave will be hilarious if they both decide to not show up.

cherry2008
04-20-2008, 05:44 PM
All players in the top 7 have won at least 1 title in 2008. Except for Nadal....

Federer
Djokovic
Davydenko
Ferrer
Roddick
Nalbandian


Nadal will be in deep doodoo if he doesn't win MC.

FedFan_2007
04-20-2008, 06:10 PM
Except Monte Carlo is Nadal's playground. He'll easily win it.

ionah
04-20-2008, 09:07 PM
Nole will reach the final.

Lunaris
04-20-2008, 10:14 PM
What are the chances of Stepanek and Nalbandian being in the same section of the draw at three consecutive MS tournaments? This time with Haas as well. :mad:

HeretiC
04-21-2008, 10:22 AM
toughest quarter ever.. it is not predictable nalbo would beat haas either.. 0-3 in H2H :o and never even close of beating the german :shrug: besides he is still a bit worn off from DC + IW.. im not sure he is 100% recovered :shrug:

It will be Rochus in 2nd round , not Haas.