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Iquique challenger QF: Gaudio gets injured, retires after 6 points played

Caio_Brasil
01-21-2009, 04:28 PM
While all attentions are foccused on the AO Gaudio made a successful comeback at this Chilean challenger. The match was suspended yesterday by lack of naturak light with 6-0 4-5 and Gaudio serving. Today he was broken to lose the set but stayed foccused and won the 3rd, which is a good sign considering it's Gaudio we are talking about.

It's not possible to make any anylisis only after this match, but him winning is the best thing that could have happened to him at his comeback.

Vamos Gastón :yeah:

groundstroke
01-21-2009, 04:32 PM
Let's hope Gaudio can keep this up. What a fantastic backhand he had in his day..

Johnny Groove
01-21-2009, 04:34 PM
Keep it up, Gato :yeah:

maldini
01-21-2009, 04:35 PM
Gaston :yeah:

Horatio Caine
01-21-2009, 04:38 PM
Muy bien Gato. :D

A very positive start...hopefully he can back this win up, but, above all, stay injury-free.

PiggyGotRoasted
01-21-2009, 04:56 PM
Imagine another Coria - Gaudio French Open final next year

Dougie
01-21-2009, 05:08 PM
Imagine another Coria - Gaudio French Open final next year

Never going to happen. But it would be nice to see Gaudio making it into top 100 and playing proper tournaments again. One of the best backhands ever!

Aguante_el_Gato
01-21-2009, 05:11 PM
Aguante Gato!!!!

LOVELY
01-21-2009, 05:39 PM
Well done Gaston :yeah:

madmanfool
01-21-2009, 05:55 PM
Briljant Gato! Best news of the day.

Sjengster
01-21-2009, 05:56 PM
Siiiii, di Mauro is a quality player to face and defeat right off the bat.

Vale
01-21-2009, 06:08 PM
While all attentions are foccused on the AO Gaudio made a successful comeback at this Chilean challenger. The match was suspended yesterday by lack of naturak light with 6-0 4-5 and Gaudio serving. Today he was broken to lose the set but stayed foccused and won the 3rd, which is a good sign considering it's Gaudio we are talking about.

It's not possible to make any anylisis only after this match, but him winning is the best thing that could have happened to him at his comeback.

Vamos Gastón :yeah:

Great news!:worship: He´s been training all out and now he needs a few wins to boost his confidence and prove it was worth it!
Unfortunately he´s now up against the "Gato II", Hartfield, who´s a great admirer and also a friend, and we know how difficult it is for Gastón to play against friends...
I hope he can put that aside and go on to win this challenger!:D

martine2
01-21-2009, 06:26 PM
Keep it up Gato! :bounce:

ChinoRios4Ever
01-21-2009, 06:41 PM
Gran gatone :worship:

Nathaliia
01-21-2009, 07:13 PM
Very nice for starters. Every win for him must be a big confidence boost now.

I'd also like to point out Zabaleta also won his comeback match in the same challenger.

Podemos!

CooCooCachoo
01-21-2009, 07:26 PM
:yeah:

Di Mauro wasn't the easiest 1R opponent either.

Seneca
01-21-2009, 07:33 PM
:yeah:

Di Mauro wasn't the easiest 1R opponent either.
And Hartfield isn't the easiest 2R opponent. This is quite a draw.

VolandriFan
01-22-2009, 12:02 AM
Vamos Gaston y Mariano!

Di Mauro is a good win first up, Hartfield might be too much.

dam0dred
01-22-2009, 12:19 AM
Great news. Best of luck to him. :)

reiko
01-22-2009, 08:32 PM
Livestreaming:
http://www.cormudesi.cl/TarapacaTV.html
http://www.mogulus.com/tarapaca_television

Big thanks to "william" in the chat here:
http://www.tenislimite.cl/en_vivo_1.htm

PiggyGotRoasted
01-22-2009, 08:38 PM
Livestreaming:
http://www.cormudesi.cl/TarapacaTV.html
http://www.mogulus.com/tarapaca_television

Big thanks to "william" in the chat here:
http://www.tenislimite.cl/en_vivo_1.htm

What time does it start?

reiko
01-22-2009, 08:57 PM
What time does it start?

I don't know. Well, Zabaleta vs Pashanski was on and now - hope Gaston's match will be on, too. Sorry if not..

PiggyGotRoasted
01-22-2009, 08:59 PM
I don't know. Well, Zabaleta vs Pashanski was on and now - hope Gaston's match will be on, too. Sorry if not..

the streams are down :sad:

Snowwy
01-22-2009, 09:02 PM
Wow Zabaleta and Gaudio in the same tournament, any more mugs down there?

madmanfool
01-22-2009, 09:04 PM
Wow Zabaleta and Gaudio in the same tournament, any more mugs down there?

They're like best friends, they're always together in case you didn't know..

Snowwy
01-22-2009, 09:11 PM
They're like best friends, they're always together in case you didn't know..

I had no idea. To be honest, I dont care much about Gaudio, and I don't care at all about Zabaleta.

Quite the mug fest down there though:

Gaudio
Zabaleta
Berlocq
Puerta
Miranda

Caio_Brasil
01-22-2009, 09:54 PM
I had no idea. To be honest, I dont care much about Gaudio, and I don't care at all about Zabaleta.

Quite the mug fest down there though:

Gaudio
Zabaleta
Berlocq
Puerta
Miranda

When a mug is a player that already won a Grand Slam title something is wrong, isn't it?

lucho_coria
01-22-2009, 09:57 PM
I had no idea. To be honest, I dont care much about Gaudio, and I don't care at all about Zabaleta.

Quite the mug fest down there though:

Gaudio
Zabaleta
Berlocq
Puerta
Miranda

well , you are from...

Snowwy
01-22-2009, 10:36 PM
When a mug is a player that already won a Grand Slam title something is wrong, isn't it?

At this point in their careers ;)

Burrow
01-22-2009, 11:05 PM
I had no idea. To be honest, I dont care much about Gaudio, and I don't care at all about Zabaleta.

Quite the mug fest down there though:

Peter Polansky
Pokrajac - Duclos - Pospisil - Chvojka - Dancevic

Down in your signature, yes?

Johnny Groove
01-22-2009, 11:13 PM
Down in your signature, yes?

Too big :yeah: :lol:

Caio_Brasil
01-22-2009, 11:28 PM
He did it again in 3 sets, the victim was the other "Gato", Diego Hartfield :)

2 wins in a row is quite a good thing at the moment and he's staying healthy which is pretty important too :yeah:

Sommarsverige
01-22-2009, 11:37 PM
It´s so good to see that Gaston won 2 matches in a row already :) :bounce:

Good luck for the next match :)

groundstroke
01-22-2009, 11:51 PM
Wow Zabaleta and Gaudio in the same tournament, any more mugs down there?
Gaudio has come back from a long injury, so it's expected for him to start a low-level tournament. And this mug you call, he has a Grand Slam to his name.

Nathaliia
01-22-2009, 11:53 PM
And it was again a moodswing that Gaudio ended up as a winner.

Must be good for his psyche, me hopes at least.

Ilovetheblues_86
01-23-2009, 12:00 AM
C´mon Gaudio, win 4 Rg Garros in a row now and hummiliate Nadal. :worship:

elessar
01-23-2009, 12:07 AM
Gaudio has come back from a long injury, so it's expected for him to start a low-level tournament. And this mug you call, he has a Grand Slam to his name.
:lol:
I find it puzzling how every single player in the top 100 regularly gets called a mug, but Gaudio of all people should be exempt.

VolandriFan
01-23-2009, 12:40 AM
Impressive win for Gaston so early in his comeback. Diego really dropped off last season though.

Snowwy
01-23-2009, 12:47 AM
Down in your signature, yes?

I support my country, maybe I shouldn't and just be a bandwagoner like you, eh?

FilipeMB
01-23-2009, 12:56 AM
Hartfield is a great win for Gaudio's comeback. I hope he end up with a better tennis return than Coria who is losing all matches in his comeback.

ChinoRios4Ever
01-23-2009, 04:52 AM
Nice to see this legend winning some matches again. Let's see if he can keep some form.

kai.
01-23-2009, 07:11 AM
Hartfield is a great win for Gaudio's comeback. I hope he end up with a better tennis return than Coria who is losing all matches in his comeback.

I dont think is a great win, but iam happy for him.
hartfield is not the same as 2007, he is coming over a knee injury :S
than he had in october or 2008..

well so now brzezicki.. if he can win that match to, that is a great win over a argie :angel:

VolandriFan
01-23-2009, 08:05 AM
I support my country, maybe I shouldn't and just be a bandwagoner like you, eh?

Patriotic bandwagoner :p

I've never really understood that logic. Does coming from a certain country have much to do with an athlete's personality, looks or game/ability? It's great supporting your own countrymen, but I draw the line if I'd probably dislike the guy were he of a different nationality.

But if you genuinely like the players, then there's absolutely no problem. :D

CooCooCachoo
01-23-2009, 08:53 AM
Diego :(

Xristos
01-23-2009, 09:13 AM
Keep at it!

Burrow
01-23-2009, 10:00 AM
I support my country, maybe I shouldn't and just be a bandwagoner like you, eh?

I bandwagoned Safin did I? cause he's the only player I really like. :confused:

Doesn't take away from the fact you are bashing Argentina when your country is a hell of a lot worse.

Björki
01-23-2009, 10:12 AM
well done Gaston. :yeah:

dijus
01-23-2009, 06:01 PM
vamos el Gato :)

Dupuis2006
01-23-2009, 06:02 PM
:bounce:

Caio_Brasil
01-23-2009, 08:59 PM
For those who want to see Gaudio in action, there's a livestream for the quarter-final match against Juan Pablo Brzezicki.

http://www.cormudesi.cl/TarapacaTV.html

It's starting now.

ReturnWinner
01-23-2009, 09:05 PM
I just turned on the stream and Gaudio got injured.

PiggyGotRoasted
01-23-2009, 09:09 PM
hes carrying on :D

Johnny Groove
01-23-2009, 09:12 PM
Gaudio retires 6 points into the match :tape:

tennishero
01-23-2009, 09:12 PM
he retired, not even 1 game played. :sad:

Caio_Brasil
01-23-2009, 09:15 PM
:sad:

Nathaliia
01-23-2009, 09:19 PM
How horribly unlucky :tears:

Vale
01-23-2009, 09:53 PM
This is really bad news! He´s been training so hard, and was very enthusiastic because he said he had "moments" of good tennis again.
Now he won´t get a WC for Chile, and even if he´s well enough to play the Buenos Aires ATP he´ll get there with no match practice. All in all, a stroke of bad luck at the worst possible moment!:sad:

Snowwy
01-23-2009, 11:20 PM
Patriotic bandwagoner :p

I've never really understood that logic. Does coming from a certain country have much to do with an athlete's personality, looks or game/ability? It's great supporting your own countrymen, but I draw the line if I'd probably dislike the guy were he of a different nationality.

But if you genuinely like the players, then there's absolutely no problem. :D

Pokrajac comes and goes, but the others I genuinely like :)

It is nice to see Gaston winning, even if I think he will do nothing ever again, its good when comebacks are successful.

Snowwy
01-23-2009, 11:22 PM
I bandwagoned Safin did I? cause he's the only player I really like. :confused:

Doesn't take away from the fact you are bashing Argentina when your country is a hell of a lot worse.

Im not bashing Argentina, I bash dopers, ask DATS where they tend to be from. Thats not why I posted those players though. Do you honestly think the players I listed will come back and be members of the upper echelon ever again?

Psichogauchovna
01-23-2009, 11:23 PM
:bigcry:

Baghdatis#1
01-23-2009, 11:25 PM
:sad:

Nathaliia
01-23-2009, 11:34 PM
Something with the right leg as the ones who saw the match say.

Burrow
01-23-2009, 11:51 PM
Im not bashing Argentina, I bash dopers, ask DATS where they tend to be from. Thats not why I posted those players though. Do you honestly think the players I listed will come back and be members of the upper echelon ever again?

Daniel Larose.

And atleast they have been to the "upper echelon", nobody stays up there forever. What's wrong with that?

The players in your signature are all crap.

ChinoRios4Ever
01-24-2009, 02:37 AM
:banghead:

Arkulari
01-24-2009, 03:25 AM
Gaston is a headcase but not a doper, everything he did it was with his talent, maybe that's the reason why he is the only argie of his generation that won a GS ;)