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Novak in UMAG Thread!

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MilanDokic
07-11-2007, 08:41 PM
Tomorrow at www.novak-djokovic.com EXCLUSIVE Interview with Nole!

You think Novak is in Belgrade at the moment?

What is he doing now?

Want a suprise in Umag, maybe? You will be given a FANTASTIC news!

Stay with us!

This year Novak will be No.1 seed!

Last year scores:

R32
Belic, Luka (CRO)
6:3 6:3

R16
Ianni, Stefano (ITA)
6:3 6:4

Q
Vanek, Jiri (CZE)
6:1 3:6 7:5

S
Moya, Carlos (ESP)
6:1 7:5

F
Wawrinka, Stanislas (SUI)
6:6 (Djokovic retired)

Scotso
07-12-2007, 03:50 AM
Of course he's the #1 seed ;)

This year he better win the title :fiery: :p

jitterbug
07-12-2007, 10:43 AM
ARE YOU INSANE MARKO IS PLAYING UMAAAAG???

*dies*

:inlove:

savesthedizzle
07-12-2007, 12:22 PM
MARKOOOOOOOO :)

This is so exciting :D :D

PennyThePenguin
07-12-2007, 03:01 PM
Ajde Novakito! Ajde Marko!

Suzi
07-12-2007, 03:40 PM
ooo interesting news good luck to nole oo and his weee lil bro :)

jeahhh!
07-12-2007, 04:44 PM
there are two djokovics in the draw!!!! and they're playing doubles!!

what is it nowadays with serbians forming cute doubles teams?

le sigh, i love marko.

Omg :hearts::hearts:

ataptc
07-12-2007, 04:48 PM
How cute will the doubles match be :D

AJDE :rocker2:

Lee
07-12-2007, 07:24 PM
They are practising for the upcoming Davis Cup? :eek:




I know it's not likely ;)

Scotso
07-13-2007, 12:31 AM
Am I the only one that thinks this might be a bad idea? :p Sure, the doubles is cute... but Marko in an ATP singles :o I just hope he doesn't get spanked, he could end up with Donald Young Syndrome. :scared:

Scotso
07-13-2007, 12:33 AM
On the reverse, I hope he keeps at it and develops to be the great player everyone says he will be (but better than Nole? I'm not so sure...)... having an older brother that does well on the tour will certainly help him get WCs and sponsorships, etc.

I will want the Djokoboys 1, 2, and 3 :D And they need to take turns winning all the doubles titles with one another.

uglyamerican
07-13-2007, 01:05 AM
Am I the only one that thinks this might be a bad idea? :p Sure, the doubles is cute... but Marko in an ATP singles :o I just hope he doesn't get spanked, he could end up with Donald Young Syndrome. :scared:

That was my initial reaction.

Not that I'm overly interested in Djokovics not named "Novak."

Tennis-Chick
07-13-2007, 01:07 AM
Am I the only one that thinks this might be a bad idea? :p Sure, the doubles is cute... but Marko in an ATP singles :o I just hope he doesn't get spanked, he could end up with Donald Young Syndrome. :scared:

I was thinking the same thing, lets just see who is he draws first

Lee
07-13-2007, 01:13 AM
At least the WC is for qualifying, not main draw.

Am I the only one who read "fag" instead of "fatigue" in the interview there? :tape:

jitterbug
07-13-2007, 01:17 AM
Not just you, it does say fag :p

.. and Lee is right. The WC is for qualies. I wouldn't be happy if he gets a WC into the main draw, it's much too soon for that. I don't think it's wise for him to have things so easy.

savesthedizzle
07-13-2007, 02:12 AM
Not just you, it does say fag :p

.. and Lee is right. The WC is for qualies. I wouldn't be happy if he gets a WC into the main draw, it's much too soon for that. I don't think it's wise for him to have things so easy.

I agree :) I've always been pleased that Nole earned his way to the top... the last thing I would want is for Marko to be the next Donald Young. :scared:

Scotso
07-13-2007, 03:31 AM
I know, but I mean... qualifying in an ATP event is still a huge step up from a low tier juniors. I'm not saying that Marko won't win a point, but it could still be disappointing if he were to lost 0 and 0. I mean, it would be expected. I'm just worried that such a thing might hurt his confidence. He can take it two ways, that it's just experience and for fun, and that he's very young and has a lot of time to improve... or he could react very badly.

I don't mean to be negative (isn't that Jess' role? :p), just cautious. But if Marko is anything like Nole, he would never take anything very seriously. :p

I just want him to win a few games. It would be nice if he drew a shitty Croat WC :p

Scotso
07-13-2007, 03:34 AM
I think the best news from that interview is that he's going to play doubles at the US Open with Zimonjic. That could be very fun.

savesthedizzle
07-13-2007, 03:36 AM
I think the best news from that interview is that he's going to play doubles at the US Open with Zimonjic. That could be very fun.

I will be there :D I love Zimonjic :)

jitterbug
07-13-2007, 07:24 AM
what if Djokovic draws Djokovic?

Then they will play like this (http://www.dailymotion.com/jitterbug70/video/x1lg4v_novak-and-marko-djokovic-playing-te) :p

Saumon
07-13-2007, 02:49 PM
I know, but I mean... qualifying in an ATP event is still a huge step up from a low tier juniors. I'm not saying that Marko won't win a point, but it could still be disappointing if he were to lost 0 and 0. I mean, it would be expected. I'm just worried that such a thing might hurt his confidence. He can take it two ways, that it's just experience and for fun, and that he's very young and has a lot of time to improve... or he could react very badly.

I don't mean to be negative (isn't that Jess' role? :p), just cautious. But if Marko is anything like Nole, he would never take anything very seriously. :p

I just want him to win a few games. It would be nice if he drew a shitty Croat WC :p

He'll be fine :hug: Nole survived to his Safin AO match ;)

btw, I hope Milan will somehow upload their doubles match(es). I want to see if Marko's FH is really that bizarre :lol:

Suzi
07-13-2007, 03:17 PM
Am I the only one who read "fag" instead of "fatigue" in the interview there? :tape:

I thought that was wierd too i was like FAG wtf lol

jitterbug
07-13-2007, 03:48 PM
He'll be fine :hug: Nole survived to his Safin AO match ;)

btw, I hope Milan will somehow upload their doubles match(es). I want to see if Marko's FH is really that bizarre :lol:

I hope not :lol:

I want to see Marko and Nole pictures... :hearts:

Scotso
07-13-2007, 07:32 PM
I strikes me that now that Marko will be an official ATP player, we can lobby for his own forum. :p

Scotso
07-13-2007, 07:35 PM
And I have to say that I still don't see what you guys think is so strange about Marko's forehand :shrug: :lol:

savesthedizzle
07-13-2007, 07:35 PM
I strikes me that now that Marko will be an official ATP player, we can lobby for his own forum. :p

:dance:

Scotso
07-14-2007, 08:00 PM
So I just noticed (yes, I know, I'm slow) that this means Nole isn't playing Amersfoort. Why isn't he defending his title?

Farenhajt
07-14-2007, 10:02 PM
I guess he wants to rest properly and relies on making big points at hardcourt Masters and USO.

(And as someone said - I think it was uglyamerican? - he doesn't need another iPod for a trophy :))

Scotso
07-15-2007, 11:51 PM
I guess, but I prefer it when players try to defend their titles. It's an honor thing.

But hopefully he'll replace that one with Umag.

jitterbug
07-20-2007, 12:06 PM
I hope this would be shown somewhere :awww:

schorsch
07-21-2007, 01:17 AM
i guess the croatian channels will cover that? i mean i read it on their prog. on the national tv's page. but you always have to wait till all the ljubis und croatians are out of the tourna to get to see someone else :lol: this year they showed zagreb, too. and till the final they always scheluded the croatians in the tv spots. just once they showed baghdatis as well during the week. i hope ljubicic crashes out in the first round :haha:

Scotso
07-21-2007, 04:24 AM
I hope they get a good doubles draw. It would be awesome to have them win a match or two.

Deathless Mortal
07-21-2007, 07:57 AM
i guess the croatian channels will cover that? i mean i read it on their prog. on the national tv's page. but you always have to wait till all the ljubis und croatians are out of the tourna to get to see someone else :lol: this year they showed zagreb, too. and till the final they always scheluded the croatians in the tv spots. just once they showed baghdatis as well during the week. i hope ljubicic crashes out in the first round :haha:

:rolleyes:

It's CROATIAN national TV. Of course they'll show Croatian players because that's what people want to see here.

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 09:47 AM
I can't see Marko vs Andujar on the scoreboard. It's only 10.40am and their match started at 10; every other qualifying match in progress is on live scores. It's not under Completed Matches either :confused:

Deathless Mortal
07-21-2007, 09:48 AM
I can't see Marko vs Andujar on the scoreboard. It's only 10.40am and their match started at 10; every other qualifying match in progress is on live scores. It's not under Completed Matches either :confused:

For a moment it was there. It was Andujar serving, 0-0 0-15 and then it dissapiered.

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 09:50 AM
For a moment it was there. It was Andujar serving, 0-0 0-15 and then it dissapiered.

Thank you :) I hope both players are alright.

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 10:22 AM
I think Marko kinda lost, because the second match on centre court is on the scoreboard now.

Unless he somehow managed to beat Andujar in straight sets... :o

Scotso
07-21-2007, 12:31 PM
Hmm. I'm looking. No luck thus far.

Scotso
07-21-2007, 12:33 PM
It's a really crappy site, so we might just have to wait for news from the ATP :shrug:

Saumon
07-21-2007, 12:44 PM
If they had not been on the scoreboard for that point we could have thought that Pablo was late and defaulted again :tape:

Tennis-Chick
07-21-2007, 12:52 PM
The website is shit! :o

Maybe no news is good news! :shrug:

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 12:58 PM
Deathless Mortal said that the match had started then disappeared from the scoreboard :shrug:

Saumon
07-21-2007, 01:14 PM
I hope Marko is not injured :awww:

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 01:27 PM
I hope Marko is not injured :awww:

:sobbing:

Tennis-Chick
07-21-2007, 02:32 PM
tennisfancroatia said that apparently Marko withdrew :sobbing:

Deathless Mortal
07-21-2007, 02:35 PM
Andujar plays now against Tosic in 2nd qualy round...

Tennis-Chick
07-21-2007, 02:43 PM
Marko :sobbing:

savesthedizzle
07-21-2007, 02:52 PM
Marko :(

Tennis-Chick
07-21-2007, 02:53 PM
I want to know what happened, he must have been seriously injured to retire after one point? Or maybe the sb was wrong?

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 03:07 PM
tennisfancroatia said that apparently Marko withdrew :sobbing:

WTH? :eek:

Marko :hug:

neenah
07-21-2007, 03:11 PM
That would mean no doubles either, if he's injured. :sad:
Poor Marko. I wonder what happened. :awww:

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 03:13 PM
I want to know what happened, he must have been seriously injured to retire after one point? Or maybe the sb was wrong?

:sobbing:

Don't. The prospect terrifies me.

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 04:07 PM
Okay. I panicked and emailed Milan :o :lol:

Marko didn't withdraw. He lost but Milan is still waiting for confirmation from the Djokovic family.

MilanDokic
07-21-2007, 04:15 PM
OFFICIAL INFO:

Marko lost 2:6, 1:6.

neenah
07-21-2007, 04:54 PM
Thanks for clearing that up!
What was all that about him withdrawing? :eek:
Oh well, about the loss. It's great that he got to play an ATP-level match and win a few games in it, against the first seed. Learning experience. :D
And since he didn't withdraw, that would mean he's still playing doubles with Nole!
The thread title should be changed to "Novak and Marko in UMAG Thread!" :)

Deathless Mortal
07-21-2007, 04:55 PM
OFFICIAL INFO:

Marko lost 2:6, 1:6.

Where did you find it? :wavey:

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 04:56 PM
He got three games! :D

neenah
07-21-2007, 04:56 PM
He got three games! :D

Exactly! Optimism. :)

jitterbug
07-21-2007, 04:57 PM
Exactly! Optimism. :)

He's got a looooongg way to go, but that was a fairly good start :bounce:

MilanDokic
07-21-2007, 06:50 PM
Where did you find it? :wavey:

I called Marko's mother (I'm Webmaster of Novak's Official Site)

MilanDokic
07-21-2007, 07:56 PM
The draw is out!

Singles:

1st round: Q
2nd round: Q
Quarterfinal: Tipsarevic (Serbia)
Semifinal: Ljubicic (CRO) or Volandri (ITA)

Doubles:

1st round: Djokovic Bros vs. Montcourt / Roger-Vasselin (FRA)

uglyamerican
07-21-2007, 09:48 PM
I believe this draw was made by Jess.

Moya, Canas, Davydenko, Ferrer, Acasuso, Montanes, all in the bottom half.

Best qualifier is probably Victor?

savesthedizzle
07-22-2007, 12:40 AM
I believe this draw was made by Jess.

Moya, Canas, Davydenko, Ferrer, Acasuso, Montanes, all in the bottom half.

Best qualifier is probably Victor?

:angel:

If Jess made the draw she would never have put all those qualifiers so close to Nole. My poor Viktor :(

savesthedizzle
07-22-2007, 12:41 AM
If Jess made the draw she might have had Viktor play Janko :angel:

Scotso
07-22-2007, 04:08 AM
Great draw for Nole :D

and great result for little Marko :yeah:

I really love both Edouard and Mathieu, but I wouldn't mind the Djokovii beating them. :o

PennyThePenguin
07-22-2007, 07:28 AM
:angel:

If Jess made the draw she would never have put all those qualifiers so close to Nole. My poor Viktor :(

:lol: jessita, always something to fault the draw with eh :p

MilanDokic
07-22-2007, 09:16 AM
:angel:

If Jess made the draw she would never have put all those qualifiers so close to Nole. My poor Viktor :(

Jess, you can't be in both - Murray and Troicki's pants in the same time :D

jitterbug
07-22-2007, 09:55 AM
Jess, you can't be in both - Murray and Troicki's pants in the same time :D

They take turns, those poor pants have got to go to the laundry sometimes :angel:

Saumon
07-22-2007, 12:50 PM
Jess, you can't be in both - Murray and Troicki's pants in the same time :D

:lol:
You naughty webmaster :aplot:

jitterbug
07-22-2007, 01:18 PM
:lol:
You naughty webmaster :aplot:

Gab, I spent the past six months thinking that your avvy is Korolev :o :tape:

Saumon
07-22-2007, 01:53 PM
:lol: It's Nole (in Dubai I think :scratch: ) ;)

savesthedizzle
07-22-2007, 01:56 PM
Jess, you can't be in both - Murray and Troicki's pants in the same time :D

I'm still mad at Viktor for not going to Wimbledon :rolls:

Okay maybe I'm not... :p

savesthedizzle
07-22-2007, 03:06 PM
Okay no, now I'm mad at Viktor for getting a hair cut :rolls: He looks better with it long :) :rolls:

Scotso
07-22-2007, 08:39 PM
I've seen him looking really good and really bad. Post some pics, Jess. Let's see him with long and short hair. :p

Scotso
07-22-2007, 08:40 PM
Gab, I spent the past six months thinking that your avvy is Korolev :o :tape:

Korolev has pretty big muscles and a larger frame. :p

Anne-Claire
07-22-2007, 09:08 PM
For his 1st round, Nole will face Pablo Andujar...(winner of Marko yesterday)!
Time to get a family revenge :haha:
Match schedule tomorrow at 7pm!

savesthedizzle
07-22-2007, 09:09 PM
I've seen him looking really good and really bad. Post some pics, Jess. Let's see him with long and short hair. :p

Ooops I put them in the chat thread. :rolls:

Andujar in the first round... Troicki in the second I hope :)

jitterbug
07-22-2007, 10:30 PM
Korolev has pretty big muscles and a larger frame. :p

Identifying hairy chests aren't my speciality :awww:


For his 1st round, Nole will face Pablo Andujar...(winner of Marko yesterday)!
Time to get a family revenge :haha:
Match schedule tomorrow at 7pm!

Does that mean that if Marko had qualified in that section of the draw he would've been drawn against Nole? :spit:

(Don't give me a lecture on probabilities, I've done my high school stats :p)

savesthedizzle
07-22-2007, 10:37 PM
Does that mean that if Marko had qualified in that section of the draw he would've been drawn against Nole? :spit:

(Don't give me a lecture on probabilities, I've done my high school stats :p)

Yes it does :lol:

Ale81
07-22-2007, 11:34 PM
I'm sorry... does any of you know if there is a live streaming of Croatia Open? Which tv will broadcast it?
In Italy, where I live, no tv will show the tournament.....:(

Scotso
07-23-2007, 07:45 AM
There probably will be somewhere, but I have no idea. There's a thread in GM for that, I think.

Scotso
07-23-2007, 07:46 AM
Ooops I put them in the chat thread. :rolls:

That is unacceptable :fiery:

:p

Scotso
07-23-2007, 07:50 AM
Pablo is a decent player, he'll be tough but I think Nole should definitely win.

And yes, revenge for Marko is necessary.

jitterbug
07-23-2007, 07:53 AM
I'm sorry... does any of you know if there is a live streaming of Croatia Open? Which tv will broadcast it?
In Italy, where I live, no tv will show the tournament.....:(

I'm also looking for a livestream. There's usually a livestream thread on the tournament's forum where somebody would update people where you could watch the matches.. I hope there's one for Umag :wavey:

silverwhite
07-23-2007, 07:55 AM
What an interesting draw. Opportunity to avenge his brother in the first round and then probably Viktor in the second. :lol:

adynadal
07-23-2007, 05:18 PM
Hi,ppl:wavey: !for those of you who want live streaming:
go to www.bet365.com
register
and without paying at all
you`ll be able to watch all the matches from the Center Court during the whole week in Umag!;)

for those who won`t be able to do it i`ll keep you informed throughout the match but i`ll try to do not do it as annoyingly as i did before and i won`t express my emotions after every single point:o !hahahahaha
i`m interested to see if Nole will get back to The Happy Yellow and i will be looking forward to seeing Marko in his team:p !!!
AJDEEEEEEEEEEEEE NOLEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

neenah
07-23-2007, 06:30 PM
Nole's on the scoreboard! :D

I can't get the livestream though. :sad:

Ale81
07-23-2007, 06:33 PM
thanx adynadal! done and the streaming seems to work....
:worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:41 PM
Nole`s wearing a great red T-shirt!!!!i totally love it! :in love:

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:45 PM
Nole starts with a serve!i think that he has shortened his hair!they just showed the whole Djokovic family!Marko and Djole are there and Djole is wearing black sun glasses!he`ll be a total sex symbol...remember my word!

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:45 PM
A Love service game for a beginning!that`s the way to go,sexy!!!Keep it up!

neenah
07-23-2007, 06:48 PM
I wish I could get the livestream! :sobbing:

Thanks for updates, adynadal. :D

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:48 PM
Another Love game and already up with a break!2:0!Ajdeeeeeee

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:49 PM
I wish I could get the livestream! :sobbing:

Thanks for updates, adynadal. :D

my pleasure!:D

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:51 PM
Hahahahaha at 2:0 and 40:0 Nole missed a fh and the Spaniard won his 1st point of the match!But hust a few seconds later a good serve came and it`s now 3:0!

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:54 PM
1st game for Pablo,won on Love!i can olny imagine what sort of "kind" words Marko is telling to him at the moment...Hahahahah

adynadal
07-23-2007, 06:59 PM
4:1!Nole is serving great,his fh-s are sooo powerful and his movement is increadible!!!!it`s pretty obvious that he`s extremely motivated ;)

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:01 PM
Nole serving for a breadstick! :)

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:02 PM
5:1!another break on Love!i can smell the desire for revange!
Nole serving for the 1st set!Ajdeeeeeeeee

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:07 PM
From 0-40 (I think) to 40-40! :)

I've found the tennis stadium on Google Earth just for the comfort of knowing where the match is. :lol:

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:10 PM
and here came the 1st set!6:1 for Nole!he had to fight from 15:40 but some great serves and increadible fhs gave left no chance for thwe Spaniard!Ajdeeeeeeeeee

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:12 PM
Hahahahahaha...the court is great and so is the whole complex!and about Umag...i have no words about the beauty of this place!

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:14 PM
Andujar held for 1:0 at the beginning of the 2nd set after winning one increadible point!Nole applaused him after it but they both deserved great admirations for this rally!

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:16 PM
It sounds like a wonderful place!

Two break points for Andujar on Nole's serve...

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:25 PM
Nole had to come back from 15:40 once again,he saved 4 bps and finally won the game !1:1!

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:30 PM
btw Nole had some short discussion to Carlos Bernardes but it was something serious...i think it was about the endless bouncing of the ball Nole does before serve!Hahahahah

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:32 PM
2:1 for Andujar
Nole is palying quite nerviously at the moment i should say!i believe that it`s because he`s kind of too motivated!not olny he wants the title but he`s also fighting for the sweet revange,you know...:P

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:32 PM
Was he warned about taking too much time bouncing before service?

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:33 PM
a Love service game for Nole!2:2!
Dijana has a wonderful new hair cut btw!;)

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:34 PM
Was he warned about taking too much time bouncing before service?

exactly...hahahah..not a big surprise,is it?!:p

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:37 PM
Nole is up with a break in the 2nd set already!2:3!he took his 2nd break point chance at 30:40!

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:38 PM
exactly...hahahah..not a big surprise,is it?!:p

Haha, Nole. :p

Up a break! Finish it! :D

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:38 PM
btw did I mention that Nole`s grandmother is there to watch him,too!Hahahahha
She`s sitting right next to Djole!:p

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:40 PM
Finally Yahoo Sports put up some pictures from the match!

Look at this shirt. Wow, it's bright. :p

http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/b8/fullj.getty-tennis-croatia-atp-djokovic-andujar_2_18_29_pm.jpg

http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/f8/fullj.getty-tennis-croatia-atp-djokovic-andujar_2_21_24_pm.jpg

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:41 PM
btw did I mention that Nole`s grandmother is there to watch him,too!Hahahahha
She`s sitting right next to Djole!:p

Ooh, I wish I could see pictures of the wonderful Djokovic family at this match. :sad:

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:42 PM
4:2!Ajde,Novace!Finish on time for an early family dinner!:p

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:45 PM
as i could say at the beginning of the match-the shirt is great and looks great on him!;)Pablo held!3:4!

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:53 PM
Match point Nole!

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:54 PM
as i could say at the beginning of the match-the shirt is great and looks great on him!;)Pablo held!3:4!

He's making up for all of the white in Wimbledon. ;)

neenah
07-23-2007, 07:54 PM
Game, set, match Nole! :woohoo:

Lee
07-23-2007, 07:55 PM
:yeah: Nole.

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:58 PM
5:3!a great point for finishing the game from Nole! :D

adynadal
07-23-2007, 07:59 PM
ahhahahhaha...sorry...some problems at the end!GSM Nole with a brilliant last point!he was amazing today and finished the match with a big smile!Bravo Novace!!!

Farenhajt
07-23-2007, 08:01 PM
He's making up for all of the white in Wimbledon. ;)

Yeah, it's a completely new line of shirts by Adidas and Nole is the main promoter. Allegedly the shirts grip the body in much better way (a player doesn't feel any encumberment of the motion) and they have a cooling system similar to "spine" openings on the back of Nadal's Nike shirt.

Björki
07-23-2007, 08:03 PM
well done Nole :D

adynadal
07-23-2007, 08:04 PM
before the start of the match i wanted Pablo to get a double bagel but now i should tell you that this Spanish guy is really handsome,axtremely good-looking!of course Nole and Marko are hotter and he must have lost to Marko but the truth is that the guy is really hot!at the end Nole told him some nice words and what a surprise-hugged him so obviously he didn`t want to be as cruel(6:0 6:0) as i wanted!anyway...BRAVO NOVACE!!!

schorsch
07-23-2007, 08:08 PM
i am encoding novak's first round match against the spaniard. if everything works out fine i'll post it in the video section :)

Anne-Claire
07-23-2007, 08:11 PM
Well done Nole :bounce:

Suzi
07-23-2007, 08:12 PM
:dance: great job nole!! :D

jeahhh!
07-23-2007, 08:15 PM
:rocker2:

Ale81
07-23-2007, 08:16 PM
well done Nole!! :bigclap: :bigclap: :bigclap:

Allez-Ollie
07-23-2007, 09:31 PM
http://www.inside-tennis.net/tennis-news_2676_Djokovic-cruises-into-the-second-round.html

Ajmo Nole!!!:D
Don't think Novak is going to be tested until the quarters or maybe semis. His draw is great.

schorsch
07-23-2007, 09:44 PM
janko tipsarevic could be a tough one to beat. i hope this match will be televised.

Beforehand
07-23-2007, 09:58 PM
Oh, this is where we play on weeks that Novak's in action...

schorsch
07-23-2007, 11:50 PM
tomorrow they'll play doubles. i hope they'll win :D

jitterbug
07-24-2007, 12:35 AM
Maki and Nole get an ATP Headline mention!! :rocker2:

http://www.fileden.com/files/2006/11/13/375852/nole-marko-atp.PNG


Nole starts with a serve!i think that he has shortened his hair!they just showed the whole Djokovic family!Marko and Djole are there and Djole is wearing black sun glasses!he`ll be a total sex symbol...remember my word!

:haha: :haha:

Ady.. :hug:


i am encoding novak's first round match against the spaniard. if everything works out fine i'll post it in the video section :)

Yes please! :D

schorsch
07-24-2007, 12:47 AM
the first part is already there. the second part will be done soon.

Beforehand
07-24-2007, 12:51 AM
OMG! No Novak mop!

Scotso
07-24-2007, 01:48 AM
Great win for a Nole over a solid opponent :yeah:

And tomorrow the Djokovii domination begins :rocker2:

jitterbug
07-24-2007, 01:50 AM
The little :devil:s!

http://www.fileden.com/files/2006/11/13/375852/vlcsnap-9168207.PNG

schorsch
07-24-2007, 02:03 AM
where didcha get this cap from ?

neenah
07-24-2007, 02:04 AM
Thanks for the picture of Djole and Marko!! I love them. :D

jitterbug
07-24-2007, 02:07 AM
Oh, credits to schorsch who kindly uploaded the match video in the Videos thread! I capped the still from his/her video! :yeah:

schorsch
07-24-2007, 02:11 AM
his :p schorsch is a nickname for george which ultimately is the same as djordje :haha:

jitterbug
07-24-2007, 02:19 AM
his :p schorsch is a nickname for george which ultimately is the same as djordje :haha:

Hi George/ Djordje :lol:

schorsch
07-24-2007, 02:24 AM
Haha, yap. But I'm Greek so it would have to be Γιώργος. Tomorrow there's only boring matches apart from Novak and Marko playing doubles and Wawrinka playing Moya. I couldn't care less about the other matches. :haha: And I don't like Moya, but I think Wawrinka is quite cool. Yet, the Djoko-bros' match isn't likely to be televised.

Layla13
07-24-2007, 03:13 AM
Nole Rules!! :)

neenah
07-24-2007, 04:04 AM
Yet, the Djoko-bros' match isn't likely to be televised.

I know, I hope we at least get some pictures, somehow!

jitterbug
07-24-2007, 06:01 AM
I know, I hope we at least get some pictures, somehow!

Luckily I'm not at the tournament. I'd probably tumble over the railings from spontaneously gravitating towards such hotness on the court :o

sharapower
07-24-2007, 01:09 PM
You rock Nole !! :bigclap: :bigclap:

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neenah
07-24-2007, 08:02 PM
Nole and Marko are playing doubles now! They're up a break in the first set, 2-0. :)

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:04 PM
Marko and Nole winning 3-0 :woohoo:

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 08:04 PM
YAY Djokobrothers are doing pretty well, up 3-0* ! :bowdown:

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:04 PM
i'm exploding from the cuteness.

Are you watching it?!

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:06 PM
Bp :d

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:07 PM
Marko and Nole break again! 4-0 :banana:

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 08:08 PM
C'mon guys, bagel !! :bounce:

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:12 PM
Montcourt/Roger-Vasselin break back :sad:
4-1* Marko/Nole

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 08:18 PM
*5-1, 30-15.

C'mon guys! :bounce:

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 08:21 PM
5-2*. :awww:

Break for the set Nole and Marco!! :bounce:

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:30 PM
Montcourt/Roger-Vasselin break again :sobbing:
5-4*

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:34 PM
M/R-V hold, level now. 5-5 :sad:

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:37 PM
Marko/Nole broken!! :sobbing:
5-6*

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 08:38 PM
:(

Wake up guys!!

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:40 PM
3 sp's for M/R-V :(:(

neenah
07-24-2007, 08:41 PM
First set to M/R-V 7-5. :sad:

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:42 PM
Marko/Nole lose the first set 7-5

What happened!! they were two points away from the set at 5-1 :sad: Fight back!

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 08:43 PM
:sad:

Win it in 3 ! :bounce:

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:47 PM
Starting to hate this no.ad rule :o
Broken in the first game, 0-1*

adynadal
07-24-2007, 08:49 PM
i really cannot understand what`s going on...they lost 7 games in a row!!!i hope at least that they are just nervious but both are healthy!!!

adynadal
07-24-2007, 08:51 PM
0:2....Oh GOD...WHAT`S GOING ON????NOLE!!!!!!!!!YOU`RE #3 IN WORLD FOR GOD SAKE!YOU SHOUILD BE ABLE TO WIN A SINGLE SERVICE GAME EVEN IF YOU PLAY DOUBLES!!!!

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:51 PM
Nole/Marko hold, 1-2*

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:52 PM
0:2....Oh GOD...WHAT`S GOING ON????NOLE!!!!!!!!!YOU`RE #3 IN WORLD FOR GOD SAKE!YOU SHOUILD BE ABLE TO WIN A SINGLE SERVICE GAME EVEN IF YOU PLAY DOUBLES!!!!

I know :o
And after being 5-1 up too. :sad:

adynadal
07-24-2007, 08:52 PM
Oh,God!thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!finally a game!!!!2:1!!!
Nole,i`m not angry at you anymore,babe!!!!
AJDEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE NOVACE!!!!!!!!!!!AJDEEEEEEEEE MAKI!!!!!!!!!!

adynadal
07-24-2007, 08:54 PM
No matter what happens i truely berlieve that Nole deserves to be kicked in the skinny,tiny ass by Marko....

adynadal
07-24-2007, 08:58 PM
3:1....Jesus...they got their chances at 30:30 but...
Anyway...
Hold,boys!Hold and never stop BELIEVING!!!

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 08:59 PM
3 bps :o

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 09:00 PM
Nole would be serving first right?? That means that most of the breaks of serves are from him :o 1-4

adynadal
07-24-2007, 09:01 PM
oh,God....4:1
they lost the game with a double fault...
i can`t bare this anymore...it hurts me... :(

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 09:02 PM
1-5 :(

adynadal
07-24-2007, 09:02 PM
i don`t really think so...Nole would never let anyone break him so many times on Love!it`s impossible...i`m sure that it can`t be him...

adynadal
07-24-2007, 09:03 PM
5:1...i have always believed in Nole,i always will but there is no way back from 5:1 for them today...

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 09:05 PM
Mp :(

Tennis-Chick
07-24-2007, 09:06 PM
M/R-V win!! :sad:
Stupid no.ad rule, that is about the 5th time they have lost a game on it :sobbing:

adynadal
07-24-2007, 09:08 PM
well...it`s finish now...
7:5 6:1
and too be honest i think that this one is gonna hurt them both-not because they lost but because of the way they did it...
i can only hope that this won`t affect too badly nither Nole`s confidence for the rest of tournament,nor Marko`s one for the future!
WE LOVE YOU,BOYS,SO BE STRONG AND KEEP IT GOING!and never ever look back..espacially to this match!

LefandePatty
07-24-2007, 09:10 PM
Too bad Djokos brothers. :sad: :hug:

Anyway I don't think this loss will affect their confidence you know! :shrug: :)

Only a doubles match. ;)

adynadal
07-24-2007, 09:12 PM
i agree,it was just a doubles match but the way they lost it...
this kind of losses can be really harmful espacially for the younger players!let`s hope that after 100 individuals wins already Nole is expirienced enough to help Marko get over it now!i`m sure that he will!

jitterbug
07-24-2007, 11:08 PM
The overall loss isn't a disaster. Hell, even the top doubles teams in the world are upset every now and then. But losing the first after leading 5-1 does hurt :o

I'm sure that when they requested the wildcards somebody had made it very clear to Marko the kind of risks it would entail (ie: you're a 15 year-old junior about to take the plunge into an ATP event; the possibility of very bad losses is very, very high) and that the Djokovic team wouldn't have gone ahead with it without being sufficiently certain that Marko has the ability (or a strong enough support system) to not get down on himself after such losses and take them as positive learning experience.

jeahhh!
07-24-2007, 11:25 PM
:speakles:

uglyamerican
07-25-2007, 12:17 AM
Viktor! :boxing:

savesthedizzle
07-25-2007, 12:33 AM
Viktor! :boxing:

I am :D and :( simultaneously :( I hope it is Viktor who gives Nole the most fight on the way to the title ;) Although considering Viktor struggled to win TODAY, highly unlikely :p

But I am thrilled Viktor made it to the second round! :rocker2: A victory in itself!

schorsch
07-25-2007, 01:44 AM
thank god he's on center court. this means he'll be on tv i guess :D i'll record of course. but they put him third :/ i dont want to wait this long watching boring canas and cilic :haha:

neenah
07-25-2007, 01:49 AM
I'm sure that when they requested the wildcards somebody had made it very clear to Marko the kind of risks it would entail (ie: you're a 15 year-old junior about to take the plunge into an ATP event; the possibility of very bad losses is very, very high) and that the Djokovic team wouldn't have gone ahead with it without being sufficiently certain that Marko has the ability (or a strong enough support system) to not get down on himself after such losses and take them as positive learning experience.

I really hope so. I'm sure initially it's not a fun feeling but I hope he gets something positive from this.

neenah
07-25-2007, 01:50 AM
Does anyone happen to have any pictures from Nole and Marko's doubles match? Is there any place that would even have them?

savesthedizzle
07-25-2007, 01:54 AM
thank god he's on center court. this means he'll be on tv i guess :D i'll record of course. but they put him third :/ i dont want to wait this long watching boring canas and cilic :haha:

If you watch this, would you mind telling me (and the other 2 Troicki fans) a bit about how Viktor does and the match in general (this goes of course for anyone who can watch this). Viktor is on TV like... once every 5 years. :rolls: Nole we see, we expect him to be in second rounds... :lol:

Btw, what is Ilija doing this week... Viktor is very nearly about to snatch Serbian #3 from him.... I *believe* they're only 12 points apart, 8 ranking places....

schorsch
07-25-2007, 02:12 AM
well i will record it if its on television and put it on nole's video thread. there you'll be able to download it. the first match against andujar is already there. i have never seen viktor play before, so i dont know. well anyways.

savesthedizzle
07-25-2007, 02:45 AM
well i will record it if its on television and put it on nole's video thread. there you'll be able to download it. the first match against andujar is already there. i have never seen viktor play before, so i dont know. well anyways.

Awesome :D

Scotso
07-25-2007, 04:08 AM
Does anyone happen to have any pictures from Nole and Marko's doubles match? Is there any place that would even have them?

I really want some, too, hopefully they'll turn up. ;)

Scotso
07-25-2007, 04:10 AM
Nole would be serving first right?? That means that most of the breaks of serves are from him :o 1-4

That probably means that Marko is not strong enough at the net to back him up.

Scotso
07-25-2007, 04:12 AM
The overall loss isn't a disaster. Hell, even the top doubles teams in the world are upset every now and then. But losing the first after leading 5-1 does hurt :o

I'm sure that when they requested the wildcards somebody had made it very clear to Marko the kind of risks it would entail (ie: you're a 15 year-old junior about to take the plunge into an ATP event; the possibility of very bad losses is very, very high) and that the Djokovic team wouldn't have gone ahead with it without being sufficiently certain that Marko has the ability (or a strong enough support system) to not get down on himself after such losses and take them as positive learning experience.

It's not a bad loss at all. I expected them to lose, and it's disappointing that they were up 5-1 and won only one more game... but I think what we need to take away from this is that a 20 year old and a 15 year old were good enough to go up 5-1 in the first place. I admit that I wasn't convinced that Marko and Djole were really as good of players as the Nole camp said... I figured they were just being kind to the young brothers. But Marko's efforts here at just 15 have convinced me that he really is a big talent, so I think we have a lot to look forward to from him.

jitterbug
07-25-2007, 06:02 AM
It's not a bad loss at all. I expected them to lose, and it's disappointing that they were up 5-1 and won only one more game... but I think what we need to take away from this is that a 20 year old and a 15 year old were good enough to go up 5-1 in the first place. I admit that I wasn't convinced that Marko and Djole were really as good of players as the Nole camp said... I figured they were just being kind to the young brothers. But Marko's efforts here at just 15 have convinced me that he really is a big talent, so I think we have a lot to look forward to from him.

At this moment, I don't think we could definitively predict how good they would turn out to be in the long run.. Talent is one thing; anything could happen between now and the period of their maturity as pros which would determine their career achievements (re: Gasquet, Mahut). I think one of the remarks made a couple of years ago about how Marko and Djole are supposedly better than Nole has really inflated some ridiculous expectations. It's no use hyping up these boys now as the next big things of tennis until they have proven it with their own achievements.

I believe that Marko is talented, yes, but I won't put him on the GOAD (Greatest of All Djokovii) pedestal just yet :p

jitterbug
07-25-2007, 06:18 AM
Sorry, OT rant :lol:

Saumon
07-25-2007, 10:30 AM
It's not a bad loss at all. I expected them to lose, and it's disappointing that they were up 5-1 and won only one more game... but I think what we need to take away from this is that a 20 year old and a 15 year old were good enough to go up 5-1 in the first place. I admit that I wasn't convinced that Marko and Djole were really as good of players as the Nole camp said... I figured they were just being kind to the young brothers. But Marko's efforts here at just 15 have convinced me that he really is a big talent, so I think we have a lot to look forward to from him.

I think they had that 5-1 lead because they were all fired up to play together but it couldn't last a whole match because Marko is not used to play at a pro level :shrug:

schorsch
07-25-2007, 04:19 PM
not only that. its just weird playing with an no-ad rule. things go faster than you expect with that one. i'm sure on those points they played tough balls on marko and got the game.

schorsch
07-25-2007, 09:23 PM
they have already shown djordje and marko after one game :)

schorsch
07-25-2007, 09:38 PM
hey, viktor plays the prince o3 tour with a blue overgrip like me :haha:

it seems that his backhand (doublehanded) is his better shot, too. just like me :haha:
(my forehand sucks)...

but he serves well it seems.

adynadal
07-25-2007, 10:41 PM
well....
i wanted to concentrate on the match fully that`s why i didn`t write anything here until now...but i couldn`t keep on like this asnymore...
it`s one ste all 6:2 4:6 and only if you watch you can see how badly Nole`s playing!he totally lost his serve and his forehand...Viktor just keeps the ball in play and waits for Nole to kill himself with those UEs...if he keeps playing like this HE`S OUTT!SO COME ON,NOLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!WAKE UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

adynadal
07-25-2007, 10:48 PM
Guess who is down with a break in the 3rd set already?
yes,Viktor serves for 2:0...well done,Nole...do you guys remember how bad he played in Monte Carlo?well,he`s playing even worse now...

adynadal
07-25-2007, 10:51 PM
i can`t stand any of this anymore!i`m out and i hope that when i wake up tomorrow it would have finished well for Novak...

jeahhh!
07-25-2007, 11:00 PM
Erm:scared:

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:05 PM
nole has gone nuts! viktor's not bad. but i think nole just doesnt WANT to beat him. hehe

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:06 PM
i mean i'm sure its hard for him playing against somebody from his country. but come on this is too much.

yeah, monte carlo was -_- losing to a stupid ferrer.

jeahhh!
07-25-2007, 11:08 PM
:help::tape:

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:14 PM
he's not there mentally. he's somewhere else. but well he fended off a MP. lets see what happens next.

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:18 PM
viktor needs nole's UE to win. thats for sure. now novak focuses on keeping the ball in play and it seems to be working for now.

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:21 PM
he just needs a break back now.

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:44 PM
unbelievable loss. i mean alright viktor played a solid match. but nole should have wiped the floor with him :haha: whatever. i dont know. it was weird.

jeahhh!
07-25-2007, 11:47 PM
:speakles:

Lee
07-25-2007, 11:51 PM
http://img2.menstennisforums.com/753/reaction.gif

jeahhh!
07-25-2007, 11:52 PM
Oh My God I think I love that smiley:haha:

schorsch
07-25-2007, 11:55 PM
i dont even know if i want to encode/upload that :sad:

uglyamerican
07-25-2007, 11:57 PM
WTF is this about?!

Now what am I going to do the rest of the week?

Lee
07-25-2007, 11:58 PM
Oh My God I think I love that smiley:haha:

:haha: With this result, the only way to get over it is to laugh it out. :sobbing:

Lee
07-25-2007, 11:59 PM
WTF is this about?!

Now what am I going to do the rest of the week?

Enjoy the summer? :awww:

uglyamerican
07-26-2007, 12:03 AM
Enjoy the summer? :awww:

I guess.


It's my fault Novak lost. I overslept and missed church on Sunday. :o

jeahhh!
07-26-2007, 12:06 AM
:haha: With this result, the only way to get over it is to laugh it out. :sobbing:

Yes:sobbing:

Lee
07-26-2007, 12:07 AM
I guess.


It's my fault Novak lost. I overslept and missed church on Sunday. :o

That's quite a punishment from God. :eek: I know he's kinder than this. :awww:

jitterbug
07-26-2007, 12:25 AM
Ehhh... :shrug:

Allez-Ollie
07-26-2007, 12:58 AM
It's obvious that Novak had put too much pressure on himself and then he has to play someone from his own country who knows his game inside out = disaster.

http://www.inside-tennis.net/tennis-news_2691_Troicki-beats-Djokovic-in-Umag-shocker.html

I don't know how he could say that Troicki knowing his game as a practise partner had no bearing on the match :confused:

savesthedizzle
07-26-2007, 03:14 AM
Jess = speechless.

I just don't know what to say about this. So I'm not going to say anything.

neenah
07-26-2007, 04:03 AM
http://img2.menstennisforums.com/753/reaction.gif

:lol:

But Noleeee. :sad:

On to Montreal, I suppose.

Scotso
07-26-2007, 04:16 AM
I believe that Marko is talented, yes, but I won't put him on the GOAD (Greatest of All Djokovii) pedestal just yet :p

You're kind of talking like I said he was... all I said was that he is talented. :p

Scotso
07-26-2007, 04:18 AM
That was pretty pathetic. Usually loses like this for other people I just kind of laugh and say it's typical of players I like, but I expect a bit more from Nole.

#3 in the world RG and Wimbly SF... he should have had this tournament in the bag, so I'm quite disappointed in him. :shrug:

Farenhajt
07-26-2007, 07:11 AM
I'm more puzzled than disappointed. I mean, he returned from 1-5 to 5-5 saving a matchpoint, so it was clear he could close the match (or get to the TB at least) if he'd step up just a notch (which he did), but then...

I really can't shake off the impression some personal favors were taking place here (like, "In the long run I'm OK even if I lose, no big deal, but Viktor could benefit a lot from winning").

jitterbug
07-26-2007, 07:50 AM
You're kind of talking like I said he was... all I said was that he is talented. :p

No no, not you :lol: :hug: I had in mind this one remark I found in several newspaper articles, about how one of Nole's team members said that Marko is way more talented than Nole and that got some people thinking he's some kind of prodigy thing.

It used to be mentioned on Nole's Wiki page too.

Björki
07-26-2007, 09:01 AM
Nole :sad:

adynadal
07-26-2007, 11:50 AM
It's obvious that Novak had put too much pressure on himself and then he has to play someone from his own country who knows his game inside out = disaster.

http://www.inside-tennis.net/tennis-news_2691_Troicki-beats-Djokovic-in-Umag-shocker.html

I don't know how he could say that Troicki knowing his game as a practise partner had no bearing on the match :confused:

thx for the article!in his post match interview Novak also appoligised to the fans and i think that he really had to do it!only if you have watched the match i can know how badly he played!it`s his worst match of the year in my opinion,his earliest lose in a tournament for the year and Viktor is the the player with the lowest ranking that have beaten him this season...i also think that this the match in which Nole`s serve has been broken the most in 2007...i don`t really think that this needs a lot of comments...there were stages during the match when he looked absolutely uninterested in what was happening on the court...the spirit of a fighter that i like the most about him was totally gone,even when he came back from 1:5 he wasn`t actually fighting the way he can...i feel so disappointed...and i 5think that this is a lot likely to cost him the 3rd place in the rankings with Rodick taking the title in Indianapolise...what did you do Nole???
the only thing that`s possitive in the loss is the fact that he`ll have enough time to prepare for Montreal...
before the beginning of the tournament i was wondering if playing a tournament on clay just before the start of the US hard season is a mistake but what made me change my mind was the fact that i was sure that Nole was going to take this title...
i don`t know if what happened to Marko and that doubles match has affected him somehow but he looked totally exhausted mentally and spiritually...

Suzi
07-26-2007, 12:16 PM
:sad: bit of a shocker didnt expect him to lose soo early on, don't know what went wrong ass i never saw the match but i guess its just something he has to learn and move on to his next tournament :)

silverwhite
07-26-2007, 01:48 PM
:speakles:

I don't know if it's just me but I get the feeling he didn't really feel like playing.

neenah
07-26-2007, 07:22 PM
i_like_tennis has a thread in GM with match reports from Umag. Here's what he said about Nole/Marko's doubles match and Nole's first round victory, in case anyone's interested:

Montcourt/Vasselin - Djokovic/Djokovic 75 61

I watched 4 games of this match.All the games were won by Djokovic/Djokovic until then.It was obviously a big pressure for the younger brother, playing doubles with someone ranked #3 in the world.You could see that, he missed a smash one time, and then Novak Djokovic was running backwards to get it - he did, but all the people laughed.I thought Djokovic/Djokovic will win something like 61 61, and next day I came to the center, and I see Djokovic/Djokovic - Montcourt/Vasselin 57 16.I thought it was something to do with the younger Djokovic not being used to playing matches on the ATP tour and 40 lead was probably just too much to handle for him But he played good, so no worries

Djokovic-Andujar 61 63

Well, Djokovic played a good match against Andujar.You could really see who's the first seed and who isn't.Andujar didn't really do anything extra impressive, losing first 9 points in the match.People started shouting "Make a double and give him a point Nole" and things like that.But all the people cheered for Djokovic, really, he was the most popular in Umag.It was just a routine win, some good points from Andujar too, but Djokovic was too good.Still don't know how could he lose 2nd round.

Saumon
07-26-2007, 07:25 PM
you beat me to it :ras:

neenah
07-26-2007, 07:47 PM
you beat me to it :ras:

:)

Maybe i_like_tennis took pictures of the doubles! :D

Scotso
07-27-2007, 02:33 AM
I'm more puzzled than disappointed. I mean, he returned from 1-5 to 5-5 saving a matchpoint, so it was clear he could close the match (or get to the TB at least) if he'd step up just a notch (which he did), but then...

I really can't shake off the impression some personal favors were taking place here (like, "In the long run I'm OK even if I lose, no big deal, but Viktor could benefit a lot from winning").

Nole doesn't really seem like the type to give away any match... I hope that isn't the case. I don't like it when people don't give 100% effort.

uglyamerican
07-27-2007, 06:12 AM
Nole doesn't really seem like the type to give away any match... I hope that isn't the case. I don't like it when people don't give 100% effort.

More Marat Jr. It's been awhile since he's done that impression.

ataptc
07-27-2007, 12:15 PM
:speakles: This is hard to take.

LefandePatty
07-27-2007, 12:38 PM
Nole. :crying2: :sad:

_sanja_
07-30-2007, 07:29 PM
hey guys!

I was in Umag for the whole week. it was great, really great!!!Nole is a great guy, probably one of the best I`ve ever met... I wont go in details about him and all :angel: and I also dont have any pics so thats all from me I believe...:D

:wavey:

(Im mean and I know it:D )

savesthedizzle
07-30-2007, 07:30 PM
Glad you had a great time :wavey:

jitterbug
07-30-2007, 11:56 PM
hey guys!

I was in Umag for the whole week. it was great, really great!!!Nole is a great guy, probably one of the best I`ve ever met... I wont go in details about him and all :angel: and I also dont have any pics so thats all from me I believe...:D

:wavey:

(Im mean and I know it:D )

Yay, that's great to hear! :yippee: :wavey: