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John in Indian Wells/Miami

Sonja1989
03-04-2011, 07:45 AM
Indian Wells's draw will make Tuesday! :D
He will be #30 seeded, he gets 1-4 seeded in R3. :sad:
Good luck Johnny!!! :)

kayjay63
03-08-2011, 11:35 PM
The draw is out and it's about as good you could hope considering he's seeded 30th. Nothing particularly difficult in the second round and he would likely play Roddick in the 3rd round.
http://www.bnpparibasopen.com/Scores/Draws.aspx

Josh V
03-09-2011, 12:21 AM
Not too bad of a draw. Good luck John :yeah:

Sonja1989
03-09-2011, 05:15 AM
Pretty good draw. :)
He is 30 seeded, would have been worse. I think Roddick is much better for him than Murray, Ferrer or Berdych. And I say nothing about first four seeded. ;)
Ramirez-Hidalgo or Mello will be easy I hope.
Good luck!!! :)

Sonja1989
03-11-2011, 09:01 PM
First match against Ricardo Mello on Sunday. :D

Indian Wells draw: (Third quarter)

A.RODDICK [8] vs BYE
BLAKE, James vs QUALIFIER
RAMIREZ HIDALGO, Ruben vs MELLO, Ricardo
BYE vs J.ISNER [30]

R.GASQUET [18] vs BYE
CUEVAS, Pablo vs ANDUJAR, Pablo
BENNETEAU, Julien vs LOPEZ, Feliciano
BYE vs J.MELZER [10]

V.TROICKI [16] vs BYE
QUALIFIER vs TOMIC, Bernard
GIRALDO, Santiago vs GIMENO-TRAVER, Daniel
BYE vs M. LLODRA [24]

E. GULBIS [31] vs BYE
HEWITT, Lleyton vs LU, Yen-Hsun
MAYER, Florian vs GOLUBEV, Andrey
BYE vs N.DJOKOVIC [3]

Baghdatis#1
03-12-2011, 03:16 PM
GL John! :bounce:

kayjay63
03-12-2011, 03:45 PM
John and Sam won their doubles match last night! 10-8 in the super tiebreak! :woohoo: They will play the Murray brothers next. That sounds like a good match.

Sonja1989
03-12-2011, 04:26 PM
So good they are very great in doubles again. :)

Sonja1989
03-16-2011, 06:48 AM
He lost in singles and doubles too... :sad: Roddick was impossible draw.
Better luck in Miami.

Sonja1989
03-21-2011, 10:02 PM
Really crap draw in Miami...
Giraldo/Andreev... anybody can say worse first opponent? :confused:
In R3 - Murray: no comment... :mad:

kayjay63
03-25-2011, 10:24 PM
All of the seeded players in John's 1/8th of the draw lost today (Murray, Verdasco, and Garcia-Lopez). This could be such a great opportunity for him to get some confidence back and to get some ranking points. He deserves a little good luck. Now let's just hope he beats Andreev.

Sonja1989
03-25-2011, 10:51 PM
Joker draw for John. :) I hope he can exploit his opportunity. His match is starting soon. Good luck Johnny. :D

Josh V
03-26-2011, 03:32 AM
John beat Andreev! :D It took a third set tiebreak, but a win is a win. Glad he finally has an open draw. Good luck John!

Sonja1989
03-26-2011, 12:23 PM
Bogomolov.... I think if one player beat somebody from top 5, after he will lose in the next round..
Good luck John.

cobalt60
03-27-2011, 08:26 PM
:dance: 6-2 first set. Only 2 aces so confirms how slow the surface in Miami is.

Josh V
03-27-2011, 10:40 PM
:dance: 6-2 7-6 over Bogomolov. Nice aggression from John. Anderson is next. Good luck John.

cobalt60
03-27-2011, 10:42 PM
It looked like the heat was getting to him. A bit sluggish to me. Wish he would get a better return of serve- he would be so much harder to beat that way.

Josh V
03-27-2011, 11:43 PM
It looked like the heat was getting to him. A bit sluggish to me. Wish he would get a better return of serve- he would be so much harder to beat that way.

Yeah, the heat always does seem to bother Isner more than his opponents. You would think he would be more used to it since he trains in Florida. His return has improved some over the years, but it does have a long way to go. I think he needs to improve his return, backhand, and volleys if he wants to consistently beat top players.

Sonja1989
03-28-2011, 12:21 AM
Well done John! :worship: Anderson seems very hard opponent, but it's possible sure. :)

Sadly I didn't watch the match. Well he played good?

cobalt60
03-28-2011, 12:23 AM
Well done John! :worship: Anderson seems very hard opponent, but it's possible sure. :)

Sadly I didn't watch the match. Well he played good?

He played ok. He will need to step it up. His serve was fantastic today.

Sonja1989
03-28-2011, 12:28 AM
He played ok. He will need to step it up. His serve was fantastic today.

Thank you. :)

I followed (on scoreboard) their doubles match and Isner's serve was also okay always. :)

cobalt60
03-28-2011, 12:41 AM
Thank you. :)

I followed (on scoreboard) their doubles match and Isner's serve was also okay always. :)

You are welcome :) He looked out of sorts a bit. He isn't a fast tall guy but looked even slower footed out there.

Sonja1989
03-28-2011, 12:45 AM
I know already he was very happy about victory. :D I'll download is match sure and I'll watch it. I can't miss it. :)

Josh V
03-29-2011, 07:34 PM
Oh John :sad:. Big missed opportunity to make his first Masters QF. Very disappointing result.

Sonja1989
03-29-2011, 09:53 PM
John. :hug: :sad:
John was very unlucky with weather too, I guess. Playing after rain....

The next event will be Houston, they will make the draw on Friday.

cobalt60
03-30-2011, 12:05 AM
Sigh. Missed opportunity is right.