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ahhh what the hell 1 more- TMC Shanghai

El Legenda
11-04-2005, 08:17 PM
GO Ljubo win a few matchs

mini155
11-05-2005, 02:13 PM
Heīs unebelievable... :worship:

Fergie
11-05-2005, 02:18 PM
I hope that Ivan group will be easy! :angel:

El Legenda
11-05-2005, 02:33 PM
I hope that Ivan group will be easy! :angel:

he will be in the 2,4,6,8 group

Nadal,Hewitt,Coria, and Ivan

Fergie
11-05-2005, 02:43 PM
If Ivan don't choke this time he can beat all the players in his group :)

I♥PsY@Mus!c
11-05-2005, 06:16 PM
If Ivan don't choke this time he can beat all the players in his group :)
Totally agree with you! :kiss: This is not clay,Nadal! :haha:

Johny
11-05-2005, 09:06 PM
he will be in the 2,4,6,8 group

Nadal,Hewitt,Coria, and Ivan

Are groups 1,3,5,7 & 2,4,6,8 or 1,4,5,8 & 2,3,6,7 ?

Oh, yes, and I read somewhere (I think it was in the newspapers) that it is almost certain that Hewit will not play.

sigmagirl91
11-05-2005, 09:50 PM
Congratulations to Ivan for making the year-end tourney. Best of luck in whatever group he's drawn in. Good effort.

mini155
11-06-2005, 12:05 AM
Are groups 1,3,5,7 & 2,4,6,8 or 1,4,5,8 & 2,3,6,7 ?

Oh, yes, and I read somewhere (I think it was in the newspapers) that it is almost certain that Hewit will not play.

So if Hewitt really isnīt going to play, than Ivan will be nr.7 and in the same group with Roddick???? Iīd love that after these stupid discussions about hteir match in Paris...

RickDaStick
11-06-2005, 12:24 AM
So if Hewitt really isnīt going to play, than Ivan will be nr.7 and in the same group with Roddick???? Iīd love that after these stupid discussions about hteir match in Paris...

If Ivan wins tomorrow, he will be seeded 5th if Hewitt withdraws.

mini155
11-06-2005, 10:45 AM
If Ivan wins tomorrow, he will be seeded 5th if Hewitt withdraws.

thx, but still in the same group with Roddick as nr. 5, isnīt he???

Johny
11-06-2005, 08:37 PM
They said (on TV) that groups are drawn like this:

Federer is in group 1 and Nadal in 2. Then 3rd and 4th seed are drawn into each group. Then 5th and 6th and in the end 7th and 8th. Draw will be made on Wednesday. So we only know that if Hewitt does not withdraw, Ivan won't be in the same group with Davidenko and if he does, Ivan will be 6th seed and won't be in the same group with Coria.

Johny
11-06-2005, 08:54 PM
Oh, yes, and Croatian TV will show matches from YEC. So that means we will be able to watch at least 3 Ivan's matches and we all hope to see his 5 matches. ;)

Go Ivan!

croat123
11-06-2005, 09:28 PM
They said (on TV) that groups are drawn like this:

Federer is in group 1 and Nadal in 2. Then 3rd and 4th seed are drawn into each group. Then 5th and 6th and in the end 7th and 8th. Draw will be made on Wednesday. So we only know that if Hewitt does not withdraw, Ivan won't be in the same group with Davidenko and if he does, Ivan will be 6th seed and won't be in the same group with Coria.
i rather have him with coria than with davydenko so the seedings are good for now :)

Johny
11-07-2005, 09:05 PM
Ivan said thet he would like this group:
Nadal, Roddick, Coria, Ljubicic

:)

mini155
11-08-2005, 04:29 PM
Ivan said thet he would like this group:
Nadal, Roddick, Coria, Ljubicic

:)

So: 1.take revenge on Nadal for Madrid, 2.beat Roddick once again and 3. I donīt like Coria, so Iīd love to see his stupid face after a loss against Ivan... ;)

Fergie
11-08-2005, 11:03 PM
Roddick will not play then in that group should be Nalbandian! :angel:

Fergie
11-09-2005, 10:46 AM
Red Group: Roger, Ivan, Coria and Nalbandian :tape:

croat123
11-09-2005, 01:07 PM
ivan got a tough group :mad:
i still like his chances of making the semis at least

El Legenda
11-10-2005, 12:59 AM
Go Ivan :)

croat123
11-10-2005, 01:10 PM
ivan plays coria on sunday!!

Fergie
11-11-2005, 02:25 AM
ivan plays coria on sunday!!
Should be an easy match for Ivan, good luck! :D

El Legenda
11-12-2005, 03:21 AM
Go Ivan :bigclap: Make it quick, and get Ready for ROGER :D

My pick: 6-3 6-2 Ivan :)

Fergie
11-13-2005, 01:42 AM
Ivan in the opening cermony

http://www.masters-cup.com/en/players/photogallery/photos/2005-11-12/f_pic-11-12-05-n07-g.jpg

mini155
11-13-2005, 06:59 AM
6:2 Ljubo in the first set :woohoo: :woohoo:

Fergie
11-13-2005, 07:01 AM
My pick: 6-3 6-2 Ivan :)
Wrong :lol:

Ivan has a new outfit after 1 year? :confused:

El Legenda
11-13-2005, 08:04 AM
Wrong :lol:

Ivan has a new outfit after 1 year? :confused:

diadora?

Fergie
11-13-2005, 10:37 AM
Ivan d. Coria 6-2 6-3 :yeah:

Here a pic with the new outfit:

http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20051113/capt.xhg11211130933.china_masters_cup_xhg112.jpg

lovemario
11-13-2005, 12:34 PM
Great win :banana:


And lovely black outfit I lkie it very much :)

El Legenda
11-13-2005, 06:50 PM
I get to watch the match tonight. On ESPN2 :yeah:

Johny
11-13-2005, 07:59 PM
What a performance from Ivan. If he plays against Rogi like he played first set against Coria, the match will be very interesting.

GO IVAN!

El Legenda
11-13-2005, 10:03 PM
The sensation of the late-season, Ivan Ljubicic, joined Roger Federer in sending a second Argentine to defeat with his 6-2, 6-3 decision over Guillermo Coria.

Ljubicic, winner of indoor titles over the past month in Metz and Vienna as well as a finalist in both the Masters Series Madrid (lost to Rafael Nadal) and last week's Masters Series Paris (lost to Tomas Berdych), earned in place in Shanghai thanks to his autumn efforts.

The Croatian struck 11 aces and broke Coria on four of nine occasions; he managed 25 winners.

He also moved closer to passing 2005 ace leader Andy Roddick as he improved his season total to 887 with the injured American sitting on 912.

Ljubicic improved his ATP-best indoor record to 34-6 during 2005

lovemario
11-14-2005, 12:58 AM
I hope Ivan will finish #1 in ace list, has a good chance for it

I cant wait for Tuesday, I feel that if there's a time for Ivan to beat Federer, it's nowhttp://yelims5.free.fr/Zik/Musique20.gif

El Legenda
11-14-2005, 01:05 AM
OMG I FUCKING HATE WOMENS TENNIS. NOW :mad: the stupid womens match will never end, NEVER :mad: Ivan vs Coria has been delayed 1hour so far cuz of these 2 sucking it up and get fucking HOLD :mad:

okay feel better now :)

lovemario
11-14-2005, 01:17 AM
:scared:

They are killing me too, not for the reasons as yours, but I really hate pierce, she's so annoying

El Legenda
11-14-2005, 01:23 AM
:scared:

They are killing me too, not for the reasons as yours, but I really hate pierce, she's so annoying

finally the crap is over. GO IVAN :lol: even thought i know he won, but i still wanna see it :)

lovemario
11-14-2005, 01:34 AM
of course, when it's a win you can watch it over and over, well I can anyway

Peta Pan
11-14-2005, 08:05 AM
I kind of wish Ivan could have played against Federer first up before Roger got a game under his belt.... but I think Ivan is still good enough to beat Fed tomorrow. I was so excited to be able to watch the match yesterday, even though it was on delay.. but tomorrow's match will be live here in Australia so I'm really excited :banana:

GO Ivan!! And I love the new outfit too :yeah:

El Legenda
11-14-2005, 05:19 PM
Im getting up at 5am to watch the match and i cant wait. :) never seen Federer vs Ivan live before :) , well i did in TMS Cincy in 2002, i was there, but Roger was not Roger and Ivan was not where he is now. :)

croat123
11-14-2005, 07:13 PM
:woohoo: ivan live tomorrow, now i just have to wake up ;)

mini155
11-14-2005, 09:09 PM
Ivan live for me too :) ... Iīll just have to skip school...But this match is worth it...

Johny
11-14-2005, 09:46 PM
Ivan live for me too :) ... Iīll just have to skip school...But this match is worth it...

I will watch it at work. We just bought new TV :D

Peta Pan
11-15-2005, 01:06 AM
Luckily for me it will be the first match so I won't have to stay up til all hours and it should finish more around midnight. Looking forward to it a lot!

Ajmo Ivan!!

mini155
11-15-2005, 04:52 AM
I will watch it at work. We just bought new TV :D

Lucky you... Iīll (once again) have to come up with a stupid excuse... I guesīs I havenīt "been" to the dentist for a while ;) ... But I just canīt wait for this match... This is what Iīve been waiting for since Metz....

the_natural
11-15-2005, 06:36 AM
Ivan is playing so well he could easily beat Federer but he has mental breakdowns when he versus Federer!!! And the same thing happens in finals, other wise he has a forehand that isnt as big a weakness as Federers Weakness (his backhand), and a backhand that would kill Federers. His serve is far superior and he has better volleys too. He can win, but he cant let Federer outsmart him or beat him mentally.

chewy
11-15-2005, 10:14 PM
i felt lju was able to beat fed while i was watching d match. in d tb, mayb nerves got to him whn he play d bh dtl n missed by small margin. it was 4-4 lju serving n missed to giv fed d lead 5-4...if only that shot whn in ><

but still lju is a superb player, all d best against nalbandian n hopefully a chance for rematch vs fed!

El Legenda
11-15-2005, 10:34 PM
Go Ivan beat Nalby and get Roger in the final :)

Fergie
11-16-2005, 01:24 AM
I hate when Ivan loses close matchs! :sad:

croat123
11-16-2005, 01:37 AM
argh :mad: that was frustrating. just crush nalbandian and then beat fed in the final :devil:

Peta Pan
11-16-2005, 07:40 AM
SOOO frustrating. I loved the way he fought back from seemingly being out of it. I'm a pretty new fan of Ivan's and this match, although a loss, has made me like him even more.

Now just beat Nalbandian and have another go at Roger in the final!!

the_natural
11-16-2005, 09:37 PM
Yeh he doesnt play well in big or tight matches he lets down in the mental game, and he doesnt have as much hunger to win as Federer, Nadal or Berdych

El Legenda
11-17-2005, 01:10 AM
Go Ivan! :) Beat David :)

Fergie
11-17-2005, 02:03 AM
Go Ivan, you can do it!!!

espanol04
11-17-2005, 01:26 PM
I watched the whole match on TV. Obviously Ivan was not is his best form. Though he was eliminated, he has impressed all the tennis fans in Shanghai. I'm not kidding. Before the opening of TMC, most tennis fans of China just knew about Federer, Hewitt and Safin. They never expected that there could also be a great player as Ivan.
Goodbye, Ivan! Looking forward to seeing you again next year.

Fergie
11-17-2005, 10:45 PM
I'm so disappointed with the result :sad:

Now good luck in DC!!! :yeah:

chewy
11-18-2005, 06:27 AM
I watched the whole match on TV. Obviously Ivan was not is his best form. Though he was eliminated, he has impressed all the tennis fans in Shanghai. I'm not kidding. Before the opening of TMC, most tennis fans of China just knew about Federer, Hewitt and Safin. They never expected that there could also be a great player as Ivan.
Goodbye, Ivan! Looking forward to seeing you again next year.

http://www.masters-cup.com/en/inter...f/ljubicic3.pdf

that is great to see a good player appreciated by fans(many new) esp china's pretty new to tennis in terms of d popularity. the last question/ answer in d interview pretty much says d same thing and glad to hear lju feel he was aprreciated aswell.
i myself thought lju could be a great player back a couple of years whn he's ranked ard 50s mark tho only recently follow more of his matches.

i saw d post match interview post in gm n after reading it i felt lju's answer wasnt particular special, just an usual post match interview. but i find alot of other poster pickin out parts of his answers n making it like 'bad' press. im more of a newer fan of his game n altho i think i dont hav to agree wiv everything a player says i dont find lju to be particularly 'rude' in any sense.
just wonder why alot of other posters seems to hav a grudge against him n name his fans 'trolls'...?

lovemario
11-24-2005, 09:34 PM
SOOO frustrating. I loved the way he fought back from seemingly being out of it. I'm a pretty new fan of Ivan's and this match, although a loss, has made me like him even more.

Now just beat Nalbandian and have another go at Roger in the final!!

It's great to see that with his great play lately Ivan has made a lot new fans, hope to see you here more often :wavey: