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So how many retirements have there been already?

Tennis Fool
06-23-2008, 06:46 PM
:confused:

Rumour
06-23-2008, 06:56 PM
Five, not including the Monfils withdrawal: Lee, Llodra, Nishikori, Stakhovsky and Volandri.

RickDaStick
06-23-2008, 06:57 PM
These players probably shouldn't even be on court, but they cant resist the big 1st round check so they go out there anyways so they can collect it

jasmin
06-23-2008, 06:59 PM
Stakhovsky was fine until he fell hard. He's excused to me.

GlennMirnyi
06-23-2008, 06:59 PM
What a shame what happened to Stakhovsky, just when he was leading in the third set... :o

RagingLamb
06-23-2008, 07:07 PM
anyone have the stats from previous years?

Rumour
06-23-2008, 08:15 PM
anyone have the stats from previous years?
Can't give a comprehensive review but Chris Fowler just said on ESPN that there were a total of three in the entire tournament last year.

Neely
06-23-2008, 08:45 PM
anyone have the stats from previous years?

year: # of retirements

69: 2
70: 1
72: 2
73: 1
74: 2
75: 2
76: 4
78: 2
79: 1
83: 4
84: 3
86: 1
88: 1
91: 1
92: 3
93: 3
94: 4
95: 3
96: 1
97: 1
98: 2
99: 2
00: 4
01: 6
02: 3
03: 4
04: 1
05: 4
06: 3
07: 3


The years that are missing on he list should mean there were no retirements at all.


Compared to the other Grand Slams, it is no surprise to say that the least retirements happened at Wimbledon (about 17% of the Grand Slam retirements), related post: http://www.menstennisforums.com/showpost.php?p=5019811&postcount=22

GlennMirnyi
06-23-2008, 08:48 PM
This year we already have 5 and add one more. Faker is probably retiring before losing somewhere in this tournament.

RagingLamb
06-23-2008, 08:57 PM
year: # of retirements

69: 2
70: 1
72: 2
73: 1
74: 2
75: 2
76: 4
78: 2
79: 1
83: 4
84: 3
86: 1
88: 1
91: 1
92: 3
93: 3
94: 4
95: 3
96: 1
97: 1
98: 2
99: 2
00: 4
01: 6
02: 3
03: 4
04: 1
05: 4
06: 3
07: 3


The years that are missing on he list should mean there were no retirements at all.


Compared to the other Grand Slams, it is no surprise to say that the least retirements happened at Wimbledon (about 17% of the Grand Slam retirements), related post: http://www.menstennisforums.com/showpost.php?p=5019811&postcount=22

wow, thanks for those stats.

let's see if there'll be any other retirements.

this year's retirement stats (not just Wimbledon) seem unusually high up to this point.

MaryX
06-23-2008, 09:06 PM
Strange Djokovic hasn't retired.Yet.

sanshisan
06-23-2008, 10:39 PM
This year we already have 5 and add one more. Faker is probably retiring before losing somewhere in this tournament.


Ol Step an Fetchit was down a set to DJOKOVIC before he chickened out and RETIRED at ROME this year but of course we don't talk about THAT.

scoobs
06-23-2008, 10:47 PM
5 out of 32 matches is pretty crap.

TankingTheSet
06-23-2008, 10:54 PM
5 out of 32 matches is pretty crap.

Pretty good chance for even higher numbers tomorrow...

RETIREMENT WATCH

Vliegen

Stepanek

Tursunov (def.)

Fish

Grosjean

Going on the OOP you would expect even more retirements on Tuesday. :tape:

sanshisan
06-23-2008, 10:56 PM
5 out of 32 matches is pretty crap.

Hey Fuggedaboudit! The only retirement that matters is Djokovic - the others we can all conveniently fuggedaboud, right? 5 retirements at Wimby on the FIRST DAY? How sad that it wasn't just Djokovic. We're all so sad it couldn't have been him. Then we coulda laughed and danced and all joined in on the usual MTF Haters Circle Jerk. :devil:

Pea
06-24-2008, 02:58 AM
Pretty good chance for even higher numbers tomorrow...

RETIREMENT WATCH

Vliegen

Stepanek

Tursunov (def.)

Fish

Grosjean

Going on the OOP you would expect even more retirements on Tuesday. :tape:

Don't forget Haashole.

Aenea
06-24-2008, 11:56 AM
It started already. Odesnik retired already after the 1st set.

Caralimon
06-24-2008, 12:08 PM
And Lapentti retired as well

Andre♥
06-24-2008, 12:11 PM
Why the hell are those guys actually bothering to come? :mad:

valexie03
06-24-2008, 12:16 PM
They get their check if they show up on court :confused::confused::confused: Don't even have to play a single complete set :confused::confused::confused:

SloKid
06-24-2008, 12:18 PM
Why the hell are those guys actually bothering to come? :mad:
Surely in some cases it's cause of £££.

takuma
06-24-2008, 12:18 PM
And Lapentti retired as well
Kinda expected, but hurts:sad:
Get better soon Nicky!

Jaap
06-24-2008, 12:21 PM
Canas retirement coming up.

Andre♥
06-24-2008, 12:21 PM
Surely in some cases it's cause of £££.

Change the rules. In order to get the check, you need to play a complete match.

Problem solved.

sanshisan
06-24-2008, 12:22 PM
Surely in some cases it's cause of £££.
How much do they get just for showing up?

FiBeR
06-24-2008, 12:23 PM
Cañas looks really bothered with an injury.. might retire as well..has affected his serve and game :p

guille&tati4life
06-24-2008, 12:25 PM
Lapentti was injured before Wimbledon, he tried to get back in time and evidently failed.

scoobs
06-24-2008, 12:34 PM
Do we need ambulances courtside?

Jeez...we'll be well into double figures in this event the way this is going.

sanshisan
06-24-2008, 12:38 PM
What - No accusations of `FAKER'??!! :devil:

No of course not.

takuma
06-24-2008, 01:08 PM
What - No accusations of `FAKER'??!! :devil:
No of course not.
As of Lapentti, no fake: it's started while preparing for RG, during his last doubles match he asked for the trainer, was obviously in pain. Then, consequently, he wasn't fully fit in Queens - where he had to retire and was eventually forced to cancel his participation in last weeks' Ordina Open (in order to recuperate on time for Wimbly)...so, as guille&tati4l said, he simply didn't manage to fight the injury off..

cobalt60
06-24-2008, 01:44 PM
Don't have time to check previous years but it sure seems that retirements are rampant more this year than in years past. Some sort of plague it seems and no it isn't that parallel universe stuff again;)

sanshisan
06-24-2008, 01:55 PM
As of Lapentti, no fake: it's started while preparing for RG, during his last doubles match he asked for the trainer, was obviously in pain. Then, consequently, he wasn't fully fit in Queens - where he had to retire and was eventually forced to cancel his participation in last weeks' Ordina Open (in order to recuperate on time for Wimbly)...so, as guille&tati4l said, he simply didn't manage to fight the injury off..


Yes I know, lots of exscuses. Lapentti couldn't even make it through the first round. He and all the other `Fakers' had to know that. They just entered for the MONEY, they knew they didn't even have to finish the match in order to collect a check. By retiring in the 1st round not only did Lapentti CHEAT the fans but he (and the other `Fakers') `made 7+ other players miss out on participating in Wimbledon. Players who were healthy and who only missed out by a few points. It's NOT FAIR'. That's what the commentators are saying.

Stunning double standard at MTF. For Djokovic who retired last year at Wimby in the SEMIS it's `Fakervic', but for Lapentti and the 6+ other guys who retire in the FIRST ROUND it's `Get well Nicky'. :devil:

Andre♥
06-24-2008, 01:58 PM
I still wonder why players receive money from a tournament without getting a single win...

A reward for losing! :rolleyes:

sanshisan
06-24-2008, 02:12 PM
Don't have time to check previous years but it sure seems that retirements are rampant more this year than in years past. Some sort of plague it seems and no it isn't that parallel universe stuff again;)

Read the thread. The statistics have been posted. The highest number of retirements in any previous Wimby was 4 for the ENTIRE TOURNAMENT.

2008 Wimby has had at least 7 Retirees and the FIRST ROUND is not even over yet.

sanshisan
06-24-2008, 02:13 PM
I still wonder why players receive money from a tournament without getting a single win...

A reward for losing! :rolleyes:


It would be interesting to know how much they get for retiring in the 1st round.

cobalt60
06-24-2008, 02:13 PM
Read the thread. The statistics have been posted. The highest number of retirements in any previous Wimby was 4 for the ENTIRE TOURNAMENT.

2008 Wimby has had at least 7 Retirees and the FIRST ROUND is not even over yet.

I meant for the whole year;) But thanks for the info regarding Wimbledon :)

Herdwick
06-24-2008, 02:15 PM
They are all clearly lying, cheating, faking bastards and no excuses are ever acceptable.

MaryX
06-24-2008, 03:49 PM
They are all clearly lying, cheating, faking bastards and no excuses are ever acceptable.

You are 100% right. Fakervic's bad influence is all over :o .

Tennis Fool
06-24-2008, 04:14 PM
So sad that we're at a record high and it's not even the end of Day 2. Guess this will make the news :rolleyes:

MacTheKnife
06-24-2008, 05:36 PM
They get their check if they show up on court :confused::confused::confused: Don't even have to play a single complete set :confused::confused::confused:

I know, I actually heard one of the commentators (forget which one) suggest they eliminate automatic first round money if you don't complete the match. To me, that is a great idea. Then a lot of these questionable guys would not even show up and we'd get some healthy lucky losers in there that would actually finish a match.

Thought it was a good idea. The guy they're playing would get his money, just not the one that retired in the 1st round..

Tennis Fool
06-25-2008, 03:09 PM
Ferrero retired. Day 3.

Tennis Fool
06-28-2008, 01:52 AM
Day 5. What's the count?

dam0dred
06-28-2008, 01:59 AM
We are now up to 10, only half way through the third round.

Bizarre.

Kolya
06-28-2008, 02:53 AM
Off to watch Euro :p

Jelena
06-28-2008, 09:16 AM
Stunning double standard at MTF. For Djokovic who retired last year at Wimby in the SEMIS it's `Fakervic', but for Lapentti and the 6+ other guys who retire in the FIRST ROUND it's `Get well Nicky'. :devil:
Maybe this is because the people who follow Nico Lapentti know that Nico doesn't only retire because he doesn't want to play or whatever reason. When Nico retires he retires because he has so much pain somewhere in his body that he can't play anymore further. Nole on the other hand (at least sometimes) doesn't seem to have anything and then retires out of the blue. There is a slight difference between those two.

Venle
06-28-2008, 10:37 AM
Quite many :confused:

MacTheKnife
06-28-2008, 12:06 PM
Here is a prize money comparison 08 vs 07.

http://aeltc.wimbledon.org/en_GB/about/pdf/Prize_Money_2008.pdf

JediFed
06-28-2008, 01:13 PM
One more and it will be the all-time grand slam record with 11 retirements.

Tennis Fool
06-29-2008, 01:21 AM
One more and it will be the all-time grand slam record with 11 retirements.

For Wimbledon it's quite ridiculous...over the record by 4 :rolleyes:

Knightmace
06-29-2008, 08:52 AM
How many retirements now?