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jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 11:00 AM
I just read on Clarin that David won't play in the ATP Buenos Aires because of an anlke injury. I was sooooo looking forward this! I feel awful!

Pink Panther
02-12-2004, 11:13 AM
:eek: What? He's got an ankle injury? Since when? He was all right during Davis Cup.

*Ljubica*
02-12-2004, 12:46 PM
Jazz Girl - I'm so sorry, - I've just caught up with your post in my lunch-break - I know how much it meant to you to see him in Buenos Aries. Try and cheer up and don't be too sad, - and I hope our David gets well soon.

jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 12:50 PM
Apparently he twisted his ankle during a practise before the Morocco match, and then made it worse during the match. He made some tests and it seems he can't play.
I'm really sad cause I was really looking forward to seeing him play live for the first time, but I hope he gets well really soon.

Ma. Estefania
02-12-2004, 03:05 PM
Is this already official?? :confused:

jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 03:15 PM
Not yet, he's waiting for those tests results today. But his coach, Eduardo Infantino, said that till yesterday it was 90% sure that he wouldn't go. After the results they would see what to do.
I think he won't play, and every newspaper is saying so. I think Moya won't be there either...so I guess I'll cheer for Calleri!
I hope you get well soon!!!

Ma. Estefania
02-12-2004, 03:18 PM
Thanx for that info, Jazz_Girl......I hope that injury isn't that serious....

jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 03:24 PM
You're totally welcome, and I hope so too!

Pink Panther
02-12-2004, 03:42 PM
Oh I'm sorry to hear that you can't watch him live jazz_girl. Hope David gets better soon.

Yanina
02-12-2004, 04:52 PM
Yes! I'm so sad!! I took some tickets to go there, and now, he won't go!!!!!!!!What a pity!! I was very exciting about those days... I was talking with Jime and she is liKe me...

jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 05:58 PM
I love your pic Yani! ;)
J.

jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 05:59 PM
Oh I'm sorry to hear that you can't watch him live jazz_girl. Hope David gets better soon.
Thanks a lot! I'm sure I'll be able to see him play soon! ;)
Hugs, J.

Yanina
02-12-2004, 06:17 PM
Hi!! it was not easy put that picture up there, but I colud with Jime's help!!
I'm a little sad about that!

Yanina
02-12-2004, 06:25 PM
jazz_girl, where are u from??

sigmagirl91
02-12-2004, 06:30 PM
Ah, bummer.....
The only time I may get to see him is when he comes to Cincinnati....

Aleta4
02-12-2004, 06:35 PM
DAMMIT :mad: this sux !

STOP getting injured David :sad:

I hope David doesn't risk anything by trying desperatly to play in Buenos Aires just because it is his home tournament. He needs to be healthy for the hardcourt Masters in the US in March.

sigmagirl91
02-12-2004, 06:40 PM
May I recommend a full-body massage by yours truly-to help with the injury woes?

Aleta4
02-12-2004, 06:46 PM
:lol: if it helps

Yanina
02-12-2004, 06:47 PM
is someone online right now??

sigmagirl91
02-12-2004, 06:55 PM
Ummmm....me. Hi, Yani....

Yanina
02-12-2004, 06:56 PM
hi! how are u??

sigmagirl91
02-12-2004, 07:24 PM
Hi, Yani, you know me, hon, from THAT place. I am sorry that you spent all that money, and won't get to see him....maybe next time?

jazz_girl
02-12-2004, 07:34 PM
jazz_girl, where are u from??
I'm from Argentina Yani! Don't you know who I am??? We already know each other...I was the one who helped you with the pic! LOL!!!! ;)

Ma. Estefania
02-12-2004, 09:44 PM
Welcome Yanina :wavey:

Great avatar. :yeah:

*Ljubica*
02-13-2004, 08:35 AM
It is now official that David won't play Buenos Aries - there is an article about it on the tournament web-site as www.atpbuenosaires.com. They say he will be out for at least 2 weeks. I am really sad about this -like Aleta says he must STOP getting injured, - I'm worried about all the points he is losing :sad: , and very, very sad for all the people who were going to see him there.

Aleta4
02-13-2004, 09:25 AM
two weeks :sad:

Does this mean this week and the next one or will he have to withdraw from Dubai as well :confused:
Such a shame Dubai is a good prep for the US Masters events.

jazz_girl
02-13-2004, 10:30 AM
He's losing too many points, it's a real shame!

sigmagirl91
02-13-2004, 10:59 AM
He may (?!) be able to participate in Dubai. They say two weeks, so I am guessing this week and the next he must rest.....

jazz_girl
02-13-2004, 11:33 AM
When does the Dubai Tournament start???

lollybop
02-13-2004, 11:50 AM
dubai tournament is from 1 to 7 march, so cross you fingers... :sad:

jazz_girl
02-13-2004, 11:54 AM
Thanks a lot!
I'm sure he will be fine by then...

*Ljubica*
02-13-2004, 12:00 PM
I am assuming their 2 weeks means next week and the one after - so, hopefully, he should be OK for Dubai. Hope so - I think it is on Eurosport so I may get to see him play there :)

Hajnalka
02-13-2004, 12:32 PM
Hi girls:wavey:

I've just heard that David is injured again.:sad: I hope that the injury isn't too serious... I also cross my fingers for him. Well I can't wait to see him on the upcoming MS tournament :hearts:

Hajnalka

Ma. Estefania
02-13-2004, 03:18 PM
Hmm....then now it's confirmed :sad:

Btw....how far did he reach last year at Bs. As. tournament? I don't remember.....

jazz_girl
02-13-2004, 03:22 PM
Hmm....then now it's confirmed :sad:

Btw....how far did he reach last year at Bs. As. tournament? I don't remember.....
He reached quarter finals...

undomiele
02-13-2004, 07:40 PM
Grrrrr!!!! I was REALLY wanting to see him! Horrible luck!!! :mad: Oh well im sure it will be a good tournament... who knows, maybe he'll show up in the stands and sit near me.... ;) yeah right...

*Ljubica*
02-13-2004, 08:09 PM
Grrrrr!!!! I was REALLY wanting to see him! Horrible luck!!! :mad: Oh well im sure it will be a good tournament... who knows, maybe he'll show up in the stands and sit near me.... ;) yeah right...

Yes - such a shame for everyone who was going - but - hope you enjoy the tournament anyway - and who knows Undomiele - he just might come and sit near you :) I'll keep my fingers crossed for you.

jazz_girl
02-13-2004, 08:45 PM
Grrrrr!!!! I was REALLY wanting to see him! Horrible luck!!! :mad: Oh well im sure it will be a good tournament... who knows, maybe he'll show up in the stands and sit near me.... ;) yeah right...
My feelings exactly! LOL!
Hey, are you going to the qualy? When are you going?

undomiele
02-13-2004, 08:54 PM
Im going the last weekend of the tournament the 20th-22nd. Which matches I don't know yet but Im not worried since my brother's friend has reserved tickets for me --its likely though Ill end up buying the weekend pass. Im abroad right now though so Ill be flying back Thursday the 19th --Ill be *dead* tired but I did everything possible to make sure Ill be home in BA for the tournament weekend. :)

David had better show up and sit near me !!!!

jazz_girl
02-13-2004, 09:24 PM
Im going the last weekend of the tournament the 20th-22nd. Which matches I don't know yet but Im not worried since my brother's friend has reserved tickets for me --its likely though Ill end up buying the weekend pass. Im abroad right now though so Ill be flying back Thursday the 19th --Ill be *dead* tired but I did everything possible to make sure Ill be home in BA for the tournament weekend. :)

David had better show up and sit near me !!!!
He usually goes to the tournaments when he can't play, I remember him going to the Argentina Cup, last dicember when he had the wrist injury...
I'll be going on wednesday, thursday and Sunday. I can't wait to know what the draw is!

Jazzy
02-14-2004, 01:41 AM
o, lucky u jazz_girl!!!

lol undomiele

*Ljubica*
02-14-2004, 11:18 AM
Have fun and enjoy yourselves to everyone who is going to Buenos Aires this week. And if you do see our David there - please send him over to England for me :p

*Ljubica*
02-18-2004, 08:31 PM
Well thanks to this picture, we now know for sure that David is in Buenos Aires and has been going to the tennis - so Good Luck Jazz-Girl and Undomiele and everyone else that is going - hope you all sit next to him - and enjoy the tennis too!

Ma. Estefania
02-19-2004, 09:07 PM
What a great pic, Rosie! :hearts:

Do you know what match did he watch?

Ma. Estefania
02-19-2004, 09:09 PM
Btw....I'm back :wavey:

Jazzy
02-20-2004, 09:55 AM
hey, Ma.Estefania!! :wavey:
absolutely love that pic Rosie!!!

*Ljubica*
02-20-2004, 02:02 PM
Hi Ma. Estefania - welcome back. No I don't know what matches David watched in Buenos Aires - I think he was more just walking around taking in the atmosphere, talking to fans and signing autographs etc. According to the press, one of the reasons he went was because his Dad persuaded him it would be a nice idea to give something back to all the fans that had stayed up late watching his matches in Australia and followed him in the Davis Cup. I think that is so great - to be so respectful to the fans - shows what a great guy he is :)

luckystar
02-20-2004, 03:26 PM
awwww that's such a sweet and honorable thing to do! :)

Ma. Estefania
02-20-2004, 03:51 PM
because his Dad persuaded him it would be a nice idea to give something back to all the fans that had stayed up late watching his matches in Australia and followed him in the Davis Cup. :)

Yeah....that's so nice from his part... :angel:

Anyway I hope he can get some rest during these days. I wanna see him completely healthy at the upcoming tournaments. :)

Muchacha_83
02-20-2004, 05:54 PM
that's just what we can expect from him! he's really a great guy! he's just verry sweet and has a big and heart :hug:

*Ljubica*
02-20-2004, 08:45 PM
Yeah....that's so nice from his part... :angel:

Anyway I hope he can get some rest during these days. I wanna see him completely healthy at the upcoming tournaments. :)

Yes no matter how hard I try - tennis world is getting very boring and depressing without him.

Ma. Estefania
02-20-2004, 09:05 PM
Yes, I think the same, Rosie.

Buenos Aires tournament could have spiced up much more with him on the draw. :)

*Ljubica*
02-20-2004, 09:19 PM
Hopefully he'll be back in Dubai - I'm keeping everything crossed as we get that shown on our TV, - I'm really missing seeing him play.

jazz_girl
02-20-2004, 11:36 PM
Yes, I think the same, Rosie.

Buenos Aires tournament could have spiced up much more with him on the draw. :)
I know!!! I've been there two days in a row, cheering for different players like crazy and I missed him so much!!! I think I would have ended up without my voice!!! LOL!!! Well, I guess I'll have to wait till next year, or maybe this year if we reach the SF in the Davis Cup... :p

jazz_girl
02-20-2004, 11:37 PM
Hopefully he'll be back in Dubai - I'm keeping everything crossed as we get that shown on our TV, - I'm really missing seeing him play.
I don't think we'll get it over here...

Jazzy
02-21-2004, 03:52 AM
yeh, it's sooooo, sad the last time i saw him play was wen he lost to Federer in the AO!! get bak to being fit & healthy David!!!

Fostin
02-22-2004, 01:34 PM
OW I saw him at the airport a while ago with my friends! he is not that tall (that was very random) lol

Muchacha_83
02-22-2004, 03:50 PM
really!!!!:speakles:ow you'r so lucky, he must be going to the bsas to the tournement :bigclap: :bounce:
if he is there i hope jazz_girl can see him :yeah::woohoo: that would be great she would be realy happy

Fostin
02-22-2004, 06:38 PM
yes, he is cool and my friends saw him here in Cordoba in a club called "Infierno" something like "Hell" Its a very cool club and he was very nice and all... ;)

*Ljubica*
02-22-2004, 07:11 PM
yes, he is cool and my friends saw him here in Cordoba in a club called "Infierno" something like "Hell" Its a very cool club and he was very nice and all... ;)

Do you live in Cordoba, Fostin? I agree that David is such a lovely guy - that's why I support him! I've met him a few times too when he has been over in Europe. He is very friendly and always has time for people - I respect that a lot.

jazz_girl
02-22-2004, 09:37 PM
really!!!!:speakles:ow you'r so lucky, he must be going to the bsas to the tournement :bigclap: :bounce:
if he is there i hope jazz_girl can see him :yeah::woohoo: that would be great she would be realy happy
Thank you so much Muchacha!!! But he wasn't there... :bigcry: I guess I'll see him in September, if we win to Belrus is the DC and if he plays...Oh well, at least I had fun! ;)
Hugs, J.

Muchacha_83
02-22-2004, 10:57 PM
:sad: oh i was hopping for him to be there !
i hope you can see him in the dc, but you had fun :p whish already his good ,and a final is always a final especialy one betwen moya and coria !!
beijoss

jazz_girl
02-22-2004, 11:47 PM
:sad: oh i was hopping for him to be there !
i hope you can see him in the dc, but you had fun :p whish already his good ,and a final is always a final especialy one betwen moya and coria !!
beijoss
I know!!! I had a really great time! Made new friends, and I also got a great tan! LOL!!!
J.

*Ljubica*
02-23-2004, 05:19 AM
Glad you had fun Jazz_Girl - I'm sorry you didn't see him too - but YES - of course you'll see him in Davis Cup semi - Argentina are going to win the whole thing this year aren't they? :)

jazz_girl
02-23-2004, 11:30 AM
Glad you had fun Jazz_Girl - I'm sorry you didn't see him too - but YES - of course you'll see him in Davis Cup semi - Argentina are going to win the whole thing this year aren't they? :)
I hope so!!!

Fostin
02-23-2004, 04:50 PM
Do you live in Cordoba, Fostin? I agree that David is such a lovely guy - that's why I support him! I've met him a few times too when he has been over in Europe. He is very friendly and always has time for people - I respect that a lot.

yes I live in Cordoba :) but he is not from my city He is from a small town called Unquillo... Its a nice town in the hills... and Yes He is cool but you know I like Coria a little bit more coz He is humbler than David... :p

*Ljubica*
02-23-2004, 05:17 PM
yes I live in Cordoba :) but he is not from my city He is from a small town called Unquillo... Its a nice town in the hills... and Yes He is cool but you know I like Coria a little bit more coz He is humbler than David... :p

You know it is strange - I've met Coria too and I find it completely the opposite - David always seems to be a much nicer person than Coria when I have spoken to them! Guess it is just the way that people perceive other people!

Angelito
02-23-2004, 07:43 PM
I find David much nicer too but I guess its just like we said in Argentina "una cuestión de piel". The literal translation will be "a matter of skin" I don't know if you english speaking people have an expression for that... I guess you have I just don't know it.

Hugs.

*Ljubica*
02-23-2004, 08:11 PM
I find David much nicer too but I guess its just like we said in Argentina "una cuestión de piel". The literal translation will be "a matter of skin" I don't know if you english speaking people have an expression for that... I guess you have I just don't know it.

Hugs.

Actually I'm not quite sure that we have Angelito! Perhaps the only way we would describe it is to say that some people "hit it off" with each other, and other people don't. Maybe with Coria, it is because his English is not good and my Spanish is also not good :p , so there were obvious language barriers between us, whereas, of course, David's English is excellent so we could converse more easily. If I think of a literal translation of your "question of skin" I'll let you know!

sigmagirl91
02-24-2004, 11:06 AM
I find David much nicer too but I guess its just like we said in Argentina "una cuestión de piel". The literal translation will be "a matter of skin" I don't know if you english speaking people have an expression for that... I guess you have I just don't know it.

Hugs.

Maybe the translation here would be a "matter of preference", or what you can tolerate? Just guessing....Does that convey the thought you were trying to get across?

Angelito
02-24-2004, 12:58 PM
Maybe the translation here would be a "matter of preference", or what you can tolerate? Just guessing....Does that convey the thought you were trying to get across?

Yes, but in spanish is more like some sort of metaphor.
Thanks anyway ;-)

sigmagirl91
02-24-2004, 01:14 PM
In English, of course, everything is idiomatic.

Fostin
02-24-2004, 03:32 PM
Yes I guess its a matter of the way you perseive the ppl... and I think for english speaking ppl is harder to perseive that from Coria coz He can´t speak english and its a shame...... I think he is always very nice and the way he finishes his matches... I dont know he is very cool.. He has something I like. I really like the way he plays tennis and his personality... Don`t take me wrong but I have seen an inteview with David in a local channel here in my country (from my state) and He was kind of ... I dont know exactly the word... Gossip?? lol but anywayz I think he rox and his tennis is awesome! :p

sigmagirl91
02-24-2004, 03:49 PM
Well, from I've seen of Coria, I don't know.

I don't believe, however, that David is a "gossip"; heck, he's the target of all that.

Angelito
02-24-2004, 07:13 PM
I really don't want to speak in a bad way of Coria but I guess I will anyway...
I met him when he was younger and he wasn't nice at all, maybe he has changed who knows. But last week I went to the Buenos Aires ATP and I was sitting just beside his firends and some of his relatives and believe me they weren't nothing but idiots. All the time they were insulting Coria's rivals and saying bullshits about them, I don't think that's the way of behaving inside a stadium. Truthfully they were really annoying and they behavior were not only bothering me but everyone who was around. During the final even Moyá gave them a disapproving look.

There is a proberv that we use in Argentina that says "Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres" ("Tell me who you're mixing with and I'll tell you who you are" that would be the literal tranlation).

Once again, and I'm sorry, do you have some expression for that in English?

Hugs.

sigmagirl91
02-24-2004, 07:42 PM
I can't think of how it's said in English right now, but what you said is pretty close....

Ma. Estefania
02-24-2004, 09:44 PM
Well Angelito, as we all know sometimes that phrase really applies, but sometimes it doesn't.

Anyway I think that none of us can really say if a player is very nice or not, etc. because, you know, none of us is a relative to them like to really know how they are; sometimes when we meet someone it's specially when they're on a bad mood, or any other situation.

Anyway I like Coria but also Nalbandián, you know, I support them no matter what. :)

Angelito
02-24-2004, 09:49 PM
Well Angelito, as we all know sometimes that phrase really applies, but sometimes it doesn't.

Anyway I think that none of us can really say if a player is very nice or not, etc. because, you know, none of us is a relative to them like to really know how they are; sometimes when we meet someone it's specially when they're on a bad mood, or any other situation.

Anyway I like Coria but also Nalbandián, you know, I support them no matter what. :)

I know and you're right. I just don't like him, but its just me... I know lot of people who likes him.

jazz_girl
02-24-2004, 09:56 PM
I must admit that I didn't like Coria at all, don't ask me why, but I didn't. But when I saw him in Bs As, the way he treated his fans and all I started to like him, I'm not a fan of his though. I think he's shy and sometimes that can be understood in the wrong way. But as someone said before, we don't know any of them at a personal level, so we really don't know how they are...

Muchacha_83
02-24-2004, 10:02 PM
There is a proberv that we use in Argentina that says "Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres" ("Tell me who you're mixing with and I'll tell you who you are" that would be the literal tranlation).

we use this setence in portugal to.
but i agree whith M. estefania we don't realy know them , so we can't say how a person is.
bu if you dont like him we don't have nothint to do with that ," gostos não se descutem" ( we should't discute tastes )i dont kwon if this is the write way to sait in english :P
beijos