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Early Commitments

smucav
11-09-2006, 07:58 PM
http://www.medibankinternational.com/

Lleyton Hewitt
James Blake
Rafael Nadal
Marcos Baghdatis

Via
11-09-2006, 07:59 PM
funny how the new 2007 forum has been created, and this tournament doesn't get any share of the old posts! :eek: :p

let me just start by making note of the fact that hewitt, blake, nadal, and baghdatis are headlining the tournament according to organisers :)

Kristen
11-10-2006, 11:51 AM
Hooray, we have tournament threads :D
I <3 MTF. Sometimes.

Hope to see plenty of you, and at least one or two from my signature, at the tournament. This time around I will not be working on qualifying days, so should Koubek manage to win a match, I will be there to see it :p :wavey:

wenty
11-10-2006, 11:15 PM
nice early commitments list already...especially with nadal and baghdatis

smucav
11-14-2006, 01:25 PM
http://www.sportal.com.au/tennis.asp?i=news&id=91061Berdych confirmed for Sydney
Sportal

Young Czech star Tomas Berdych has been confirmed as a starter for the Sydney International in Sydney starting on January 7.

The 21-year-old will join a star-studded field including four-time winner Lleyton Hewitt and world No.2 Rafael Nadal.

Tournament director Craig Watson believes that the class in the field should produce some excellent competitive tennis.

"To have his name alongside our other stars, Rafael Nadal, Lleyton Hewitt, James Blake and Marcos Baghdatis, adds to the excitement and brilliance of our best ever men's field," Watson said.

The inclusion of Berdych will mean that four players from the top 20 will now feature during the tournament.

Berdych has produced an excellent string of results during 2006, reaching two ATP Tour finals and breaking into the top 10 in October, before settling into his current position as world No.13.

"Tomas has had quite a rise up the world rankings over the last 18 months and we are delighted he has elected to play the Medibank International," Watson said.

Berdych has beaten a number of top-ranked players in the past few years including Nadal and Andy Roddick in 2006, and world No.1 Roger Federer at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

"I know that Tomas has recorded wins over some of the biggest names in tennis and that would have to put him in strong contention for the title," added Watson.

shotgun
11-14-2006, 07:32 PM
so both Rafa killahz will be there :cool: :lol:

LaTenista
11-14-2006, 10:54 PM
so both Rafa killahz will be there :cool: :lol:

:ras: Rafa has beaten Berdych before.

shotgun
11-15-2006, 12:07 AM
:ras: Rafa has beaten Berdych before.

Only once, on clay, and with the aid of a meltdown in the last few games by Birdbrain. :p

pomnok
11-15-2006, 02:52 PM
Paradorn will win this tournament :) :)

Super-Fabio
11-16-2006, 03:11 PM
Filippo Volandri will play here!

Super-Fabio
11-21-2006, 02:34 PM
Kolja will play this tournament! :worship:

MrJ
11-21-2006, 03:08 PM
Great to see James coming back to defend his title. The field is shaping up well, looks much stronger than last year :)

belco
11-22-2006, 03:13 PM
Hooray, we have tournament threads :D
I <3 MTF. Sometimes.

Hope to see plenty of you, and at least one or two from my signature, at the tournament. This time around I will not be working on qualifying days, so should Koubek manage to win a match, I will be there to see it :p :wavey:

i hope to see u at aus open next year :devil:

Kristen
11-24-2006, 02:19 AM
For sure! Accommodation is already booked, I will be arriving in Melbourne the morning of the 11th :yeah:. Cannot WAIT! :D See you there! :wavey: