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Jürgen Melzer defeats Volandri 6-1 7-5 to win his 1st ever title

Action Jackson
09-17-2006, 11:58 AM
Bucharest the place of dreams and 1st title winners has struck again. Melzer win his 1st title and follows guys like David Ferrer, Joan Balcells and Florent Serra in achieving it.

Good to see the unseeded winner tradition of Bucharest continues.

Naranoc
09-17-2006, 12:00 PM
:lol: Did he attempt to choke in the second set or did Volandri actually raise his game?

Horatio Caine
09-17-2006, 12:02 PM
Nice one Jurgen :yeah:

...but I still haven't completely forgiven the Austrians for THAT DC match 2 years ago! :devil: :fiery:

LaTenista
09-17-2006, 12:03 PM
:yeah: Congrats on your 1st title Jurgen. Definitely right tournament and right opponent for the stars to align. :p

Action Jackson
09-17-2006, 12:06 PM
Nice one Jurgen :yeah:

...but I still haven't completely forgiven the Austrians for THAT DC match 2 years ago! :devil: :fiery:

Melzer helped you in that tie, it was Koubek that gave you guys a good rogering.

Super-Fabio
09-17-2006, 12:06 PM
Filippo :bigcry:

-SaFiinsBabY-
09-17-2006, 12:11 PM
great jürgen !!

Horatio Caine
09-17-2006, 12:15 PM
Melzer helped you in that tie, it was Koubek that gave you guys a good rogering.

Sure he helped us - my problem isn't with him :lol:

Koubek and the organisers... :devil: :mad: :fiery:

fabolous
09-17-2006, 01:03 PM
jürgen melzer winning an ATP event, this could only happen in bucharest ;)

congrats jürgen!

Godiva
09-17-2006, 01:14 PM
Congrats Jurgen.

NicoFan
09-17-2006, 01:18 PM
Congrats to Jurgen! :yeah:

Very happy for him! :woohoo:

kindablue
09-17-2006, 02:02 PM
Congrats Jürgen!!!
I hope you can afford to buy original DVDs now!!!

Kristen
09-17-2006, 02:42 PM
:eek: How badly was Volandri playing!? :eek:
Congrats to Jurgen, and Karl especially! :rolls: :woohoo:

Neely
09-17-2006, 02:46 PM
Great job, Jürgen! :D
:banana: :banana: :woohoo:

:crazy: yeah!

Sandra
09-17-2006, 03:40 PM
:bounce: I'm really happy for him, altough I wish Flo could've defended his title. :sad: Next year! :D

Deea
09-17-2006, 03:50 PM
:lol: Did he attempt to choke in the second set or did Volandri actually raise his game?

I was at the final and believe me the match was closer than the score shows it...the first set ended 6-1 but that's only because Volandri was taking too many risks. :o It was certainly not as easy as it seems for Meltzer. ;) the second set Volandri focused more and everything was going great until 5-5. At that moment something happened with his serve...so he got broken and Melzer served out the match. :cool: Well done Jurgen! :secret: even though I was cheering for Volandri :p :p

rrfnpump
09-17-2006, 07:42 PM
Jürgen :hearts: :D :yeah:
super gemacht

Bad Religion
09-17-2006, 09:51 PM
This guy is very lucky , dating with Myskina :hearts: and now he wins his first career single title .

musefanatic
09-17-2006, 10:50 PM
Well done Jurgen :)

Michael Pemulis
09-18-2006, 04:57 PM
Filo wasn't so aggressive in the first set. he leveled up his game in the 2nd, but wasn't enough to get from behind. Jurgen served well, what a 2nd serve guys. It was impossible for Filo tu counterattack it.

Blue Heart24
09-18-2006, 05:03 PM
:dog:

Michael Pemulis
09-19-2006, 02:42 PM
Bucharest the place of dreams and 1st title winners has struck again. Melzer win his 1st title and follows guys like David Ferrer, Joan Balcells and Florent Serra in achieving it.

Good to see the unseeded winner tradition of Bucharest continues.


Go to Bucharest and then you will never lose the sense of winning your 1st title in career.

At the beginning was the spaniard Juan Balcells the one who won his first ATP title in career, at Open Romania 2000. He fended off two match points in final set against the german Markus Hantschk before winning tie-break. Since then, Romania became a kind of “Promised Earth”, where to come and taste the flavour of grabbing the first or the second ATP trophy in career. It breaks down like this: in 2001 El Aynaoui (his 2nd win); in 2002 Ferrer (his 1st win); in 2003 David Sanchez (his 2nd win); 2004 Acasuso (his 2nd win); in 2005 Serra (his 1st win); in 2006 Melzer (his 1st win). That’s why an up and coming player shouldn’t miss this tournament. I'll give you an example of the magic impact: the 2006 defending champion Florent Serra won in Bucharest last year in September and afterwards won in Adelaide his 2nd career title less than three months later. This year was Jurgen Melzer’s turn to be placed on such a “blessed list”. Just joking! Actually...maybe half joking, ‘cause I love BCR Open Romania and we always had enjoyed great tennis out there, during his 11 years time of existence.
As Italian, I'm just a bit disappointed by the scores, ‘because I cheered for “Filo” Volandri. I must say I believed he would have won this one. I’m still sure Filo has the game to overcome Jurgen. He was nearly perfect in the 2 matches against Moya e and Serra, I dunno why used the wrong tactics against Jurgen. Specially during the first set he tried to outpower his opponent, probably just because he felt not to be
able to win the long rallies or dictate points. You know Jurgen is a lefty with a strong serve (what a 2nd serve, guyz) and a freaking dropshot, with which can get people out of their rhythm. Therefore, Filo decided (so badly) to shorten the rallies and go for winners, instead of keep on building up patiently the points with his dazzling cross-court backhand and closing them with awesome down-the-line winners. In the end won the player who deserved to win. Jurgen served too good, so it was almost impossible for Filo to break him.
Just a strange flashback: this match reminded me (in terms of scoreboard) the Open Romania 1997 final, when the Aussie Richard Fromberg beat Andrea Gaudenzi (another italian, it’s runner-up destiny) straight sets 6-1 7-6.
Anyways, Volandri, after a forgettable US hard court swing, had a pretty good tournament overall, even not being able to improve his pathetic record in finals (1-6)!

MisterQ
09-19-2006, 04:22 PM
Congrats Jürgen. :yeah: