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Australian Open - Official Main Draw Thread

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el tenista
01-15-2009, 08:34 PM
Main Draw

[1] Nadal vs C Rochus
Serra vs Karanusic
Schwank vs Haas
Q vs [29] Tursunov
[24] Gasquet vs Junqueira
Spadea vs Istomin
Canas vs Kiefer
Hewitt vs [13] Gonzalez

[12] Monfils vs Vassallo Arguello
Youzhny vs Koubek
Golubev vs Fognini
Massu vs [17] Almagro
[25] Karlovic vs Gimeno-Traver
Volandri vs Ancic
Guccione vs Devilder
Andujar vs [6] Simon

[4] Murray vs Pavel
Gabashvili vs Granollers
Q vs Ebelthite
Nishikori vs [31] Melzer
[22] Stepanek vs Lapentti
Q vs Ball
Stakhovsky vs Clement
Mannarion vs [14] Verdasco

[9] Blake vs Q
Q vs Darcis
Montanes vs Gulbis
Q vs [18] Andreev
[30] Schuettler vs Q
Hanescu vs Hernych
Ljubicic vs Kunitsyn
Monaco vs [5] Tsonga



[7] Roddick vs Q
Q vs Llodra
Ferrero vs Santoro
Querrey vs [32] Kohlschreiber
[21] Robredo vs Reynolds
Martin vs Troicki
Bellucci vs Lu
Gicquel vs [10] Nalbandian

[16] Soderling vs Kendrick
Benneteau vs Baghdatis
Bolelli vs Vliegen
Groth vs [23] Fish
[28] Mathieu vs Nieminen
Dent vs Q
Chardy vs Daniel
Q vs [3] Djokovic

[8] Del Potro vs Zverev
Q vs Q
Starace vs Tomic
Muller vs [27] Lopez
[19] Cilic vs Anderson
Hernandez vs Tipsarevic
Q vs Isner
Gremelmayr vs [11] Ferrer
[15] Wawrinka vs Minar
Q vs Q
Klein vs Dabul
Petzschner vs [20] Berdych

[26] Safin vs Navarro
Garcia-Lopez vs Calleri
Q vs Moya
Seppi vs [2] Federer

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 08:35 PM
Xristos will not be pleased.

tennizen
01-15-2009, 08:36 PM
Mods will delete this thread because mods are:cuckoo:

el tenista
01-15-2009, 08:39 PM
Xristos will not be pleased.

And why?

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 08:40 PM
And why?

He likes to start these type of threads.


As for the draw...please put Nalbandian with Nadal/Murray :devil:

scoobs
01-15-2009, 08:57 PM
OFFICIAL DRAW
AO Radio will broadcast the 2009 Australian Open draw live from Melbourne Park on Friday January 16.
Hosted by Eleanor Preston and Mike McLean, the coverage will commence at 9:50 am (AEST) and conclude at 11:15 am (AEST).
A podcast of the official draw will also be available for download later in the day.

el tenista
01-15-2009, 09:00 PM
Thank you VERY much! :)

kalisita
01-15-2009, 09:03 PM
ESPN360.com is covering the draw live at 6 pm EST in the US (at least for those lucky enough to get it. :sad:)

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 09:41 PM
So this draw will be within the next half-hour then?

I thought I'd have to look in the morning!

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 09:56 PM
Are they doing the women's draw first? I don't care about the men's draw as no draw is really that tough for Murray.

Labamba
01-15-2009, 09:57 PM
the radio broadcast has started

meihaditalab
01-15-2009, 09:57 PM
does it start at 6 pm eastern?

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 09:58 PM
Are they doing the women's draw first? I don't care about the men's draw as no draw is really that tough for Murray.

Nalbandian eats Murray for breakfast.

meihaditalab
01-15-2009, 09:58 PM
Are they doing the women's draw first? I don't care about the men's draw as no draw is really that tough for Murray.

Pretty sure Murray is going nowhere in the AO. -

Diprosalic
01-15-2009, 10:00 PM
I don't care about the men's draw as no draw is really that tough for Murray.

yeah sure :p

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:01 PM
women's draw first

Alexiana
01-15-2009, 10:01 PM
oh no, women's draw first:(

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:02 PM
Women's draw first. Boooring.

Oh well, at least this'll highten the tension and excitement for the night!

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:02 PM
Pretty sure Murray is going nowhere in the AO. -

Yeah, he is going nowhere for 2 weeks.

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:02 PM
Women's draw first. Boooring.

Oh well, at least this'll highten the tension and excitement for the night!

We need to know who Dokic is playing :) .

malisha
01-15-2009, 10:03 PM
only radio..no interactive draw?

cheers

Diprosalic
01-15-2009, 10:03 PM
is there a way of seeing this live or what? maybe a live update?

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:04 PM
Only radio...it's like were living in the 80's.

Alexiana
01-15-2009, 10:05 PM
is there a way of seeing this live or what? maybe a live update?

http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/interactive/radio/radio.html?ts=1232059771172&db=false&syn=&ref=www.australianopen.com/en_AU/interactive/radio/podcasts.html

you can listen to the AO Radio. They will announce the draw

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:05 PM
is there a way of seeing this live or what? maybe a live update?

You can read this thread ;) :p. Or if you want the women's draw http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=366939&page=10.

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:05 PM
We need to know who Dokic is playing :) .

Holy blast from the past! Where on earth is she ranked these days? Was she injured all these years?

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:06 PM
Only radio...it's like were living in the 80's.

I don't have sound on my computer so stop bitching.

Diprosalic
01-15-2009, 10:07 PM
You can read this thread ;) :p. Or if you want the women's draw http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=366939&page=10.

where do they get their infos from? seems like dozen of people hear this live

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:08 PM
I don't have sound on my computer so stop bitching.

OK I can tell you who your favs play :worship:

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:08 PM
where do they get their infos from? seems like dozen of people hear this live

You can go on the AO site and listen to AO radio:
http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/news/articles/2009-01-16/200901161232143206015.html

scoobs
01-15-2009, 10:09 PM
And now...a recap of 2008... :yawn:

Get on with it!

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:09 PM
OK I can tell you who your favs play :worship:

:D:smooch:

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:09 PM
Yaaaaaawn, nobody hold their breath.

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:11 PM
Nadal takes less time between points.

Kitty de Sade
01-15-2009, 10:12 PM
Expecting this one to take forever. :yawn:

rhinooooo
01-15-2009, 10:12 PM
Is the actual draw in an hour then? Do they just talk shit for an hour...

Alexiana
01-15-2009, 10:13 PM
boooring:cat:

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:14 PM
Come oooon! I have to be up to print off essays before the library is packed! :-(

scoobs
01-15-2009, 10:14 PM
Great having a computer randomly assign the players and we can't see it because we have radio coverage :)

danton
01-15-2009, 10:15 PM
What utter drivel.

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 10:15 PM
This is soo long

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:15 PM
And now I have to listen to Blake talk. Can this get any worse? First the limey Aussie bastards now Blake.

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 10:16 PM
HENMAN v ROD LAVER 1st round !!!!!

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:17 PM
They are now naming the seeds and putting them in the draw....about 20 to go......

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 10:17 PM
Who is this Aussie guy doing draw he is so irritating?

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:19 PM
I guess they scrapped the interactive draw after the RG fiasco last year :o

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:19 PM
Who is this Aussie guy doing draw he is so irritating?

limey bastard isn't he?

Diprosalic
01-15-2009, 10:19 PM
thanks to the radio i got reminded that patty schnider exists.

meihaditalab
01-15-2009, 10:20 PM
Are Serena and Venus on the same side of the draw?

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:22 PM
Is there a women's tennis player who isn't eastern european?

meihaditalab
01-15-2009, 10:22 PM
Is there a women's tennis player who isn't eastern european?

Serena and Venus?

scoobs
01-15-2009, 10:22 PM
What's the point of this?

We can't make ANY sense of the draw over radio unless they read out every match.

Alexiana
01-15-2009, 10:23 PM
I don't get it by hearing it...:rolleyes:

RGK
01-15-2009, 10:23 PM
there is a way for Marat-Murray?

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 10:26 PM
Who is this Aussie guy doing draw he is so irritating?dont you recognize the voice? its that Bruce guy who does the speech after the final before giving the trophy

also i think one voice is the old umpire Wayne Mcewan

Clydey
01-15-2009, 10:28 PM
Nalbandian eats Murray for breakfast.

A dagger through my heart...

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:28 PM
This sound insanely unorganised over the radio.

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:29 PM
men's draw should be starting any minute now

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:29 PM
A dagger through my heart...

The truth hurts.

Tzar
01-15-2009, 10:30 PM
Yes, The williamses in the same half

MurrayFan1
01-15-2009, 10:30 PM
men's draw should be starting any minute now

Wouldn't have thought so by how long they have fucked about before the womens draw.

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:30 PM
Why can't they have some sort of interactive graphic online while they make the draw? We don't need a feed, hell I'd rather not listen to them, but they could at least give us the draw as it's being made :o

Clydey
01-15-2009, 10:30 PM
Yeah, he is going nowhere for 2 weeks.

That's my girl. Tell these non-believers the truth, sister. We know what's up. :inlove:

octatennis
01-15-2009, 10:31 PM
nadal, federer, djokovic and murray in the same quarter :eek:

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 10:31 PM
dont you recognize the voice? its that Bruce guy who does the speech after the final before giving the trophy

also i think one voice is the old umpire Wayne Mcewan

Oh yeah his voice is so grating though, and he seems to be a bit all over the place.

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:32 PM
bring on the men's draw already :rolleyes:

so many good unseeded players in the draw this year

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 10:32 PM
nadal, federer, djokovic and murray in the same quarter :eek:sampras, edberg, fred perry and steffi graf in the other half !!!!!!?

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:32 PM
Blake is gonna win this one :yeah:

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:33 PM
hope ljubo and mario avoid the seeds first round...

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 10:33 PM
Blake's a nice guy. Very respectful of everyone.

NikolaBGD
01-15-2009, 10:33 PM
Blake is my favorite ;)

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:34 PM
Why can't they have some sort of interactive graphic online while they make the draw? We don't need a feed, hell I'd rather not listen to them, but they could at least give us the draw as it's being made :o

they messed it up at RG, don't expect to see it again

RGK
01-15-2009, 10:34 PM
please updates here if you can.

Bolelli Ultra
01-15-2009, 10:34 PM
Start the Mens draw already!!!!

Clydey
01-15-2009, 10:34 PM
What's the point of this?

We can't make ANY sense of the draw over radio unless they read out every match.

Exactly. I'm supposed to write a report on it and I don't know what the fuck is happening.

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:34 PM
That's my girl. Tell these non-believers the truth, sister. We know what's up. :inlove:

Let's try not to be too obnoxious when he wins :D. He'll do that for us:p.

danton
01-15-2009, 10:35 PM
Oh for gods sake have they started yet. Why oh why oh why are they prattling on like this. It's excruciating, sport in Aus is going downhill rapidly.

After this I say give the slam to China.

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:35 PM
Blake: Haas is the unseeded player to watch

YES! Photo op!!

Clydey
01-15-2009, 10:36 PM
The truth hurts.

Screw you, Jordan. You'll get yours in the end! You'll get yours...

octatennis
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
sampras, edberg, fred perry and steffi graf in the other half !!!!!!?


your should fix your radio.

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
unseeded players placed...
hewitt line 15

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
Screw you, Jordan. You'll get yours in the end! You'll get yours...

I just hope Fat Dave is in the same quarter as your boy.

xelena
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
I actually prefer the FAKE but interactive draw than this :) it's just sooo stupid to imagine the draw in your head;)

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
Lleyton will play a seed in R1

Tzar
01-15-2009, 10:37 PM
Hewitt Gets a Seed :woohoo:

meihaditalab
01-15-2009, 10:38 PM
nadal, federer, djokovic and murray in the same quarter :eek:

What are you talking about?! :S

Clydey
01-15-2009, 10:38 PM
Murray in Nadal's half and Nole in Fed's?

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:38 PM
Nadal
Murray
Djokovic
Federer

RGK
01-15-2009, 10:38 PM
Hewitt Gets a Seed :woohoo:

who!?

Bolelli Ultra
01-15-2009, 10:38 PM
hahahah suffer Hewitt

luvly1
01-15-2009, 10:38 PM
question i have espn 360 and i have screen shot of the quarters as they put them up would i get in trouble if i posted them here????

elessar
01-15-2009, 10:39 PM
Unbelievable

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:39 PM
Nadal
Simon
Tsonga
Murray
Roddick
Djokovic
Del Potro
Federer

hallso
01-15-2009, 10:40 PM
Hewitt-Gonzalez :O

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:40 PM
Hewitt vs Gonzalez R1 :eek:

Lleyton_
01-15-2009, 10:40 PM
Murray, Simon far away from Federer :wavey:

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 10:40 PM
No-one can accuse Nadal of cake-walk this time

RGK
01-15-2009, 10:41 PM
Wow!

Tommy fan
01-15-2009, 10:41 PM
Hewitt- Gonzo? :eek: :eek:

Lleyton_
01-15-2009, 10:42 PM
No-one can accuse Nadal of cake-walk this time

He's not no.2 anymore. Time to get screwed!

FiBeR
01-15-2009, 10:42 PM
Del Potro on Federer's Quarter :( :mad:

xelena
01-15-2009, 10:44 PM
luvly1 there's no reason why it would be a problem? post the screenshots here, those screenshots are yours and public property..

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:44 PM
the female commentator oooed when they put up safin's name :haha:

Tzar
01-15-2009, 10:44 PM
Line 1: Nadal
Line 128: Federer
Line 96: Djokovic
Line 32: Simon
Line 64: Tsonga
Line 65: Roddick
Line 97: JMD
Line 17: Monfils
Line 49: Blake
Line 80: Nalbandian
Line 112: Ferrer
Line 16: Gonzalez
Line 48: Verdasco
Line 81: Soderling
Line 113: Wawrinka
Line 9: Gasquet
Line 24: Almagro
Line 41: Stepanek
Line 56: Andreev
Line 73: Robredo
Line 88: Fish
Line 105: Cilic
Line 120: Berdych
Line 8: Tursunov
Line 25: Karlovic
Line 40: Melzer
Line 57: Schuetler
Line 72: Kohlschreiber
Line 89: Mathieu
Line 104: Lopez
Line 121: Safin

meihaditalab
01-15-2009, 10:45 PM
Hewitt vs Gonzalez R1 :eek:

Poor Australian fans, there only hope is losing in the first round...

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:46 PM
Nadal vs C. Rochus

adee-gee
01-15-2009, 10:47 PM
How many fucking times are they gonna put Nadal and Murray in the same half? :retard:

Never in doubt, as if the USTA gifting Federer a slam wasn't bad enough, the Aussies are now getting in on the act :yeah:

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:47 PM
not sure who Gasquet had...

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:47 PM
Djokovic-Roddick quarter.

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 10:47 PM
Murray-Tsonga quarter :spit:.

Caio_Brasil
01-15-2009, 10:48 PM
Tricky one for Gasquet. Hope he doesn't have many troubles to win.

Clydey
01-15-2009, 10:48 PM
They're talking about The Gooch.

Alexiana
01-15-2009, 10:48 PM
where is Tommy Haas?

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:48 PM
Murray vs Pavel

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:48 PM
Pavel should kill Murray.

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:49 PM
where is Tommy Haas?

Rafa in R2

probably Schwank in R1

Lleyton_
01-15-2009, 10:49 PM
How many fucking times are they gonna put Nadal and Murray in the same half? :retard:

Never in doubt, as if the USTA gifting Federer a slam wasn't bad enough, the Aussies are now getting in on the act :yeah:

Awww. Time to change your diaper.

FiBeR
01-15-2009, 10:49 PM
is nalbandian on Djokovic's R16 way or on Roddick's?

peterparker
01-15-2009, 10:50 PM
Pavel is still around?!!! WTF?

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 10:50 PM
Hewitt will take Gonzalez out, no problem

Nadal vs C. Rochusterrible draw for Rafa!!! :sad:

Alexiana
01-15-2009, 10:50 PM
Rafa in R2

probably Schwank in R1

holy crap:sad:

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:50 PM
Roddick vs Q
Ferrero vs Santoro :cool:

hallso
01-15-2009, 10:50 PM
Querrey vs Gasquet

Junqueira vs Gasquet

ChinoRios4Ever
01-15-2009, 10:50 PM
:haha: Gonzo v Hewitt

xelena
01-15-2009, 10:51 PM
possible 4 round match nalbandian -roddick

Davodus
01-15-2009, 10:51 PM
gasquet plays Diego Junqueira not querrey i thought

Marksman
01-15-2009, 10:51 PM
Querrey vs Kohlsreiber

peterparker
01-15-2009, 10:51 PM
How many fucking times are they gonna put Nadal and Murray in the same half? :retard:

Never in doubt, as if the USTA gifting Federer a slam wasn't bad enough, the Aussies are now getting in on the act :yeah:

Good priming for the final, as long as the winner isn't bruised and broken.

RGK
01-15-2009, 10:51 PM
Pavel should kill Murray.

who is this Pavel?

luie
01-15-2009, 10:51 PM
How many fucking times are they gonna put Nadal and Murray in the same half? :retard:

Never in doubt, as if the USTA gifting Federer a slam wasn't bad enough, the Aussies are now getting in on the act :yeah:
:sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad:tissues to the right.:sad::sad::sad:

johnnylad
01-15-2009, 10:52 PM
Hopefully a Murray Tsonga rematch in QF

Smasher
01-15-2009, 10:52 PM
Nieminen vs. Mathieu? :scratch:

Winston's Human
01-15-2009, 10:52 PM
is nalbandian on Djokovic's R16 way or on Roddick's?

Nalbandian is in the same R16 as Roddick.

El Legenda
01-15-2009, 10:52 PM
who does Ljubo play?

Brownie
01-15-2009, 10:52 PM
gasquet plays Diego Junqueira not querrey i thought

I heard that as well.

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:52 PM
possible Safin vs Federer R3

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:53 PM
Cilic v. Anderson

Labamba
01-15-2009, 10:53 PM
Nieminen vs. Mathieu? :scratch:

yep, tough one for R1

PiggyGotRoasted
01-15-2009, 10:54 PM
Expecting Semi Finals of Gonzalez - Murray, Djokovic - Federer with Murray winning.

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 10:54 PM
Who does Fat Dave have in round 1?

xelena
01-15-2009, 10:54 PM
kevin anderson ;))) great danger;))

croat123
01-15-2009, 10:55 PM
kevin anderson ;))) great danger;))
cilic has too much game for him though...especially over 5 sets

peterparker
01-15-2009, 10:55 PM
who is this Pavel?

romanian with a nice one handed backhand. Stunned he is still around.

Tankman
01-15-2009, 10:55 PM
who had the screenshots from espn?

post them up please :wavey:

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 10:56 PM
who's Fed 1st round?

Steelq
01-15-2009, 10:56 PM
How is it possible that Djokovic is always in Federer's half on hardcourt slams and in Rafa's half on Roland Garros.Weird...

PoliFanAthic
01-15-2009, 10:57 PM
Safin v who in the 1st? Thanks!

xelena
01-15-2009, 10:57 PM
croat123 i was joking:) cilic will dissect him easily..

RIboy
01-15-2009, 10:58 PM
How is it possible that Djokovic is always in Federer's half on hardcourt slams and in Rafa's half on Roland Garros.Weird...

hello Srdjan:wavey:

luvly1
01-15-2009, 10:59 PM
i have the screen shots and i am trying to post them but i cant figure out how to do that....

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 10:59 PM
who is this Pavel?unreal

former TMS winner in Canada and finalist in Paris.. he's been around for years!!


How many fucking times are they gonna put Nadal and Murray in the same half? :retard:

Never in doubt, as if the USTA gifting Federer a slam wasn't bad enough, the Aussies are now getting in on the act :yeah::spit:

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 11:00 PM
Line 1: Nadal
Line 8: Tursunov
Line 9: Gasquet
Line 15: Hewitt
Line 16: Gonzalez
Line 17: Monfils
Line 24: Almagro
Line 25: Karlovic
Line 32: Simon
Line 40: Melzer
Line 41: Stepanek
Line 48: Verdasco
Line 49: Blake
Line 56: Andreev
Line 57: Schuetler
Line 64: Tsonga
Line 65: Roddick
Line 72: Kohlschreiber
Line 73: Robredo
Line 80: Nalbandian
Line 81: Soderling
Line 88: Fish
Line 89: Mathieu
Line 96: Djokovic
Line 97: Del potro
Line 104: Lopez
Line 105: Cilic
Line 112: Ferrer
Line 113: Wawrinka
Line 120: Berdych
Line 121: Safin
Line 128: Federer

ZackBusner
01-15-2009, 11:00 PM
Its online:

http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/scores/draws/ms/index.html

kobulingam
01-15-2009, 11:00 PM
i have the screen shots and i am trying to post them but i cant figure out how to do that....

save it as jpeg file (for example, by pasting it in MS Paint), then upload it to imageshack.us to get a link... then paste the link here

xelena
01-15-2009, 11:00 PM
How come no one's got screenshots of the complete draw ??:(

PiggyGotRoasted
01-15-2009, 11:00 PM
unreal

former TMS winner in Canada and finalist in Paris.. he's been around for years!!


:spit:

How did he get in the draw with a ranking of 1140 ??

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 11:00 PM
How is it possible that Djokovic is always in Federer's half on hardcourt slams and in Rafa's half on Roland Garros.Weird...

hello Srdjan:wavey:

:lol:

How did he get in the draw with a ranking of 1140 ??
protected ranking ?

xelena
01-15-2009, 11:02 PM
luvly, go to http://www.imageshack.us/ and upload them there and then just copy paste us the links

but maybe it's not necessary someone said that they've been published on the AO website

Action Jackson
01-15-2009, 11:02 PM
Draw is fixed.

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 11:03 PM
How did he get in the draw with a ranking of 1140 ??

I guess Murray's got 1140 reasons to be scared.

Vida
01-15-2009, 11:03 PM
Shit, Cilic and Tipsy to meet in the r2

NinaNina19
01-15-2009, 11:04 PM
Draw is up.

ChinoRios4Ever
01-15-2009, 11:04 PM
Gonzo v Hewitt
Kiefer v Cañas

in the same bracket :spit: :haha:

PiggyGotRoasted
01-15-2009, 11:04 PM
:lol:


protected ranking ?

How long do protected ranking last for?

Tutu
01-15-2009, 11:04 PM
I was over at wtaw and now im completely out of the loop. :o


Nadal-Simon QF!!?? :speakles:

peterparker
01-15-2009, 11:04 PM
a lot of the interesting grinders in nadal's side of the draw. A lot of the interesting ball bashers in federer's side of the draw. lol.

nobama
01-15-2009, 11:05 PM
Murray and Nadal have cakewalk quarters. Never in doubt.

scoobs
01-15-2009, 11:05 PM
Main draw in headpost

malisha
01-15-2009, 11:05 PM
awful

Steelq
01-15-2009, 11:06 PM
hello Srdjan:wavey:
Just stating the facts mate,i am not into conspiracy theories.:wavey:

Tutu
01-15-2009, 11:07 PM
OMG SIMON VS MONFILS :o:o:o:o:o

Go Gilles and Gael. :o

guga2120
01-15-2009, 11:07 PM
Andy Murray, certainly has his chance now. Too bad he's not in Roger's half though.:(

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 11:08 PM
Feds draw dosen't apper too difficult.

Nadal has hardest draw.

elessar
01-15-2009, 11:09 PM
Feds draw dosen't apper too difficult.

Nadal has hardest draw.

:haha:

yeh yeh
01-15-2009, 11:09 PM
MURRAY HAS THE EASIEST DRAW OUR OF EVERYONE

Rd1 pavel beat him when he was only 18

Rd2 Teimuraz Gabashvili RUS or
Marcel Granollers ESP Easy

Rd3 NIshikori or melzer - could be tricky but will have both of them in straights

Rd4 Verdasco - Would be lucky to take a few games of murray

Quarters: Injured Tsonga or Blake who he owned the other week

Semis: Nadal

Final ; Novak or Fed

This is murrays piss draw
should win it now go on son AVE IT

Vida
01-15-2009, 11:10 PM
gonzo - hewitt in R1. pffffrrrrr, shame.

TurtleTennis
01-15-2009, 11:10 PM
ROFL at possible rematchup of Roddick vs Kohlschreiber in the 3rd round! Just like last year!

Simon has a draw good for him in the first few rounds, he does well against people like karlovic and guccione

Gulbis isn't screwed for once, hope he takes advantag

bad gambler
01-15-2009, 11:11 PM
Cool draw for Roger

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 11:11 PM
:haha:

Ok i've looked at it properly and i was wrong. They seem quite equal. Murray has best up to QF stage.

Clydey
01-15-2009, 11:17 PM
Tsonga seems to be the only potential obstacle for Murray. Not sure about Jo's fitness, though.

TankingTheSet
01-15-2009, 11:17 PM
Challenger Rochus to beat Nadal at his own game.

adee-gee
01-15-2009, 11:18 PM
Murray and Nadal have cakewalk quarters. Never in doubt.
Go and get a clue.

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 11:20 PM
i seriously think Nadal v C.Rochus could be a 6-0 6-0 6-0

luie
01-15-2009, 11:20 PM
The AO tend's to favour grinder type players like Murray & nadal.

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:20 PM
unreal

former TMS winner in Canada and finalist in Paris.. he's been around for years!!


:spit:
:lol:
Murray and Nadal have cakewalk quarters. Never in doubt.

:retard: :haha:

Bet you are gutted Murray is in Nadal's half :awww:

Easy draw for Federer. NID.

elessar
01-15-2009, 11:21 PM
i seriously think Nadal v C.Rochus could be a 6-0 6-0 6-0
Nadal Serra too.
Rafa could potentially reach the 3rd round without losing a game :rocker2:

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:23 PM
Noel and Murray both have it piss easy till the QF (or semis if Tsnga/Nalby fail to make QF). Fed till semis.

Rafa's draw is :sad: Gonzo :scared: :bigcry: Dima :bigcry:

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 11:24 PM
I like Fattys draw.

ORGASMATRON
01-15-2009, 11:25 PM
Pretty sure Murray is going nowhere in the AO. -

:rolls: Wat was his best result so far?

luie
01-15-2009, 11:25 PM
Nadal Serra too.
Rafa could potentially reach the 3rd round without losing a game :rocker2:
Good I hope fed makes the final's & both nadal & murray are fresh so they can grinded each other to the ground before they "potentially" meet federer.:devil::)

nobama
01-15-2009, 11:25 PM
Bet you are gutted Murray is in Nadal's half :awww:

Easy draw for Federer. NID.Why? If he's going to lose to Murray I'd rather have it happen in a SF than a F. And I can't see Nadal taking out Murray.

Clydey
01-15-2009, 11:25 PM
Which half will kick us off? I'm thinking it'll be the top half if Djokovic reaches the final this week. Nadal and Murray haven't been playing this week, whereas Djokovic and Fed have.

out_here_grindin
01-15-2009, 11:26 PM
Seppi is a tough 1st round opponent.

nobama
01-15-2009, 11:26 PM
Rafa's draw is :sad: Gonzo :scared: :bigcry: Dima :bigcry:you really are funny.

RIboy
01-15-2009, 11:27 PM
Ivan Ljubicic CRO v Igor Kunitsyn RUS

this will be high quality match, Rod Laver- night session I supose

ChinoRios4Ever
01-15-2009, 11:27 PM
Rafa's draw is :sad: Gonzo :scared: :bigcry: Dima :bigcry:

Don't worry. Gonzo has to beat Hewitt, Kiefer/Cañas and Gasquet first to play Rafa. :devil:

RGK
01-15-2009, 11:27 PM
Seppi is a tough 1st round opponent.

and Marat for 3rd.:devil:

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 11:28 PM
Seppi is a tough 1st round opponent.Yep

very underated guy

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:29 PM
Why? If he's going to lose to Murray I'd rather have it happen in a SF than a F. And I can't see Nadal taking out Murray.

Why? Because he's lost to him once?

elessar
01-15-2009, 11:30 PM
Yep

very underated guy
Exactly, lets not forget he beat Rafa last year. Also Moya who double breadsticked the world nr1 not so long ago

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:30 PM
you really are funny.

Thank you. That seemed sincere :hug:

ORGASMATRON
01-15-2009, 11:30 PM
Wow Roger as an easy draw, Murray is out against Tsonga for sure :devil:

luie
01-15-2009, 11:30 PM
Why? Because he's lost to him once?
Haven't you heard this Murray guy is invincible.:eek:

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:31 PM
Exactly, lets not forget he beat Rafa last year. Also Moya who double breadsticked the world nr1 not so long ago

Nightmare draw for Fed. I wouldn't be surprised if this draw makes THE CARBUNKLE reappear :tears:

TMJordan
01-15-2009, 11:31 PM
Melzer will beat Murray. :yeah:

adee-gee
01-15-2009, 11:32 PM
Why? If he's going to lose to Murray I'd rather have it happen in a SF than a F. And I can't see Nadal taking out Murray.
Nadal will surely bend over for Murray, handing him a straight sets victory in well under 2 hours, leaving Murray fresh to play an obviously fatigued Federer who has battled his way through peak Moya, Safin and co. (plus let's not forget his mono).

Great draw for Murray for sure :yeah:

crude oil
01-15-2009, 11:33 PM
Federer happens to match up well with players in his half...but the players by themselves are pretty good. nadal is definately happy he didn't receive fed's draw.

Kolya
01-15-2009, 11:34 PM
Kohlschreiber might meet Roddick in the 3rd round again.

peterparker
01-15-2009, 11:34 PM
and Marat for 3rd.:devil:

Federer should get ready. Historically it takes at least a pretty good performance to take Safin out at the OZ open.

Nalbandian might be tough as well, but I doubt he will get by djokovic and even if he does he will probably pull another stomach muscle along the way. :)

elessar
01-15-2009, 11:34 PM
Nightmare draw for Fed. I wouldn't be surprised if this draw makes THE CARBUNKLE reappear :tears:
I'll have to do some extra hail Maries for him this year :tears:

luie
01-15-2009, 11:34 PM
Federer as a very tough draw a lot of former world #1's ,but I have faith in fed to somehow make it through.

Andi-M
01-15-2009, 11:35 PM
Nadal will surely bend over for Murray, handing him a straight sets victory in well under 2 hours, leaving Murray fresh to play an obviously fatigued Federer who has battled his way through peak Moya, Safin and co. (plus let's not forget his mono).

Great draw for Murray for sure :yeah:

Nadal has beaten Murray 5 times. Nadal dosent bend over for anyone he fights for everything. I would favour Murray but by no eans by alot.

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 11:35 PM
i can see Le Monf v Rafa qf match again

RGK
01-15-2009, 11:35 PM
who can meet Nlaby from top 4?

crude oil
01-15-2009, 11:36 PM
dima is too much of an idiot to challenge nadal if he does make it.

haas if his game and head are screwed on could give nadal a decent fight.

pity gonzo and hewitt are playing each other in the 1st round.

xelena
01-15-2009, 11:36 PM
did I see it right, Federer might play Del potro in round 4 ?

and pleaseeeee stop saying that Murray has a poor grand slam score and that's why he's not your favorite cause it's plain stupid.

this guy is fittest and probably gratest player at the moment and I can not see how come for you playing Us Open final is not GREAT slam score, cause everyone has to start from somewhere... and he probably started his slam journey in NY.

kalisita
01-15-2009, 11:36 PM
who can meet Nlaby from top 4?

Djokovic

crude oil
01-15-2009, 11:37 PM
Nadal has beaten Murray 5 times. Nadal dosent bend over for anyone he fights for everything. I would favour Murray but by no eans by alot.

:haha:

:haha:

RGK
01-15-2009, 11:39 PM
Djokovic

well this could be the F in Sydney too.

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:41 PM
Nadal has beaten Murray 5 times. Nadal dosent bend over for anyone he fights for everything. I would favour Murray but by no eans by alot.

:rolls:

Gonzalez88
01-15-2009, 11:45 PM
Gonzo vs Lleyton, stupid draw!

l_mac
01-15-2009, 11:47 PM
Federer as a very tough draw a lot of former world #1's ,but I have faith in fed to somehow make it through.

It could have been worse. Sampras could have come out of retirement, and no doubt with Rogi's God awful draw luck he would have fallen in his quarter :awww:

FedFan_2007
01-15-2009, 11:47 PM
Nice draw for Roger. Has to beat Pony & Nole to get to the final. No Nadal/Murray in his half. Mugray will have to beat Nadal to get the final.

Corey Feldman
01-15-2009, 11:50 PM
Nice draw for Roger. ultimate kiss of death has arrived

CYA in 1st week Roger

PiggyGotRoasted
01-15-2009, 11:51 PM
Repeat of 07 Australian Open coming right up, complete with a Gonzo - Fed final and round 4 roast piggy.

peterparker
01-15-2009, 11:52 PM
well this could be the F in Sydney too.

I think djokovic will take him out. Not that it means anything but from the younger guys only djokovic and monfils have winning records against nalbandian.

tennizen
01-15-2009, 11:52 PM
Gulbis will make the final.

luie
01-15-2009, 11:54 PM
:rolls:
Ha!Ha! Safin is an old champion he could beat anybody on his day,,look how he destroyed the faker @ Wilberdon.:sad::sad::sad:Lets not forget by results HC is his best surface.

ORGASMATRON
01-15-2009, 11:54 PM
Federer should get ready. Historically it takes at least a pretty good performance to take Safin out at the OZ open.

Nalbandian might be tough as well, but I doubt he will get by djokovic and even if he does he will probably pull another stomach muscle along the way. :)

:rolls: Fat Dave :lol:

FedFan_2007
01-15-2009, 11:56 PM
Repeat of 07 Australian Open coming right up, complete with a Gonzo - Fed final and round 4 roast piggy.

Probably. Fed will be utterly dominating in this one I fear.

RGK
01-15-2009, 11:56 PM
Gulbis will make the final.
against Andreev in 2nd round. i hope he will finnaly will move it.

peterparker
01-15-2009, 11:56 PM
:rolls: Fat Dave :lol:


Player most likely to use an underhand serve at the Aus. open? :)

FedFan_2007
01-15-2009, 11:57 PM
4R - Wawrinka. Don't worry Stan "The Man" will bend over for his countryman because Stan being a "team Player" knows that its important to get Rogi his 14th slam~~~

Dini
01-16-2009, 12:02 AM
4R - Wawrinka. Don't worry Stan "The Man" will bend over for his countryman because Stan being a "team Player" knows that its important to get Rogi his 14th slam~~~

Wawrinka at his best doesn't even stand a chance against a 50% Rog. Easy match for Fed if indeed Stan does reach that far.

RogerFan82
01-16-2009, 12:10 AM
It would have been interesting if Nadal had drawn Seppi in Rd 1. I always get the feeling that Rafa can be taken out early in a non-clay slam, if he plays a half-decent player, in the earlier rounds.

Unfortunately, he always gets mugs in the first few rounds, in slams.

Quakes
01-16-2009, 12:34 AM
Djoker gets the easiest draw. Rafa the toughest.

Hugh Jaas
01-16-2009, 01:26 AM
some observations

Andy murray vs a almost-35 year old semi-retired injured granpa ranked in the 1000's with a protected ranking of 100? unreal

Qualifier
v
Brydan Klein AUS 248

Qualifier
v
Carsten Ball AUS 203

Qualifier
v
Colin Ebelthite AUS 253

This is complete bulls*t, Tennis Australia fixing the draw to increase the chance of one of their "world class" home grown tennis prodigies aka futures level douchebags a free pass to round 2



This is the ASIA/pacific grandslam so why a 1 wc to a non aussie? I think its Time for australia to lose their grandslam status and move it to china.

Corey Feldman
01-16-2009, 01:31 AM
yeah draw does look a bit iffy with those young Aussies - and Hewitt, who they dont like down there, gets Gonzo

Lisbeth
01-16-2009, 01:36 AM
There is no way AO would fix a draw against Hewitt, however much the organisers of the day liked him or not. Not only is he the only serious chance of pleasing Ch 7 and sponsors by getting an Aussie in the second week (well, except when he gets a draw like this one ... :tape: ), he might be controversial but he always gets the biggest roar an Australian crowd can give.

All I can say is, Gonzo v Lleyton is going to be a cracker of a first round match to watch :)

ChinoRios4Ever
01-16-2009, 01:41 AM
yeah draw does look a bit iffy with those young Aussies - and Hewitt, who they dont like down there, gets Gonzo

You beat me, i was ready to say the same. :rolls:

Mimi
01-16-2009, 01:57 AM
poor rafa would bekilled by Tsonga or murray :mad::eek:

finishingmove
01-16-2009, 02:05 AM
monaco had a lucky draw if tsonga ain't playing

BaselineSmash
01-16-2009, 02:07 AM
Yeah, he is going nowhere for 2 weeks.

:lol: He can probably occupy himself in Melbourne's world-renowned facilities if he loses early in the fortnight.

Clara Bow
01-16-2009, 02:09 AM
monaco had a lucky draw if tsonga ain't playing

Well supposidly Jo has a bulged disc (:() so Tsonga very well may not be playing.

KarlyM
01-16-2009, 02:09 AM
Qualifier
v
Brydan Klein AUS 248

Qualifier
v
Carsten Ball AUS 203

Qualifier
v
Colin Ebelthite AUS 253

This is complete bulls*t, Tennis Australia fixing the draw to increase the chance of one of their "world class" home grown tennis prodigies aka futures level douchebags a free pass to round 2



This is the ASIA/pacific grandslam so why a 1 wc to a non aussie? I think its Time for australia to lose their grandslam status and move it to china. Istomin is the asian wildcard.

I don't think the Aussie wildcards mentioned will get a "free pass" to the 2nd round because they drew a qualifier. They will end up getting their a$$es handed to them by the qualifiers who had to play 3 matches to get in (who will probably be ranked higher anyway!). :lol:

El Legenda
01-16-2009, 02:10 AM
monaco had a lucky draw if tsonga ain't playing

ljuboss is taking him out :armed:

BaselineSmash
01-16-2009, 02:10 AM
Quarter-Finals?

Nadal v. Monfils
Murray v. Gulbis
Roddick v. Djokovic
Federer v. Cilic

meihaditalab
01-16-2009, 02:27 AM
easy AO win for Nadal :)

Rafa = Fed Killa
01-16-2009, 02:30 AM
Federer gets another rigged pansy draw.

Oh well Nole will own the pansy ballet dancer in the semis.

SheepleBuster
01-16-2009, 03:10 AM
Federer got lucky. He will probably play Roddick in the semis. Nadal will have to beat Simon and Murray.