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India's Yuki Bhambri chances when he steps up to the professional tour?

JPatel1508
01-29-2009, 04:25 AM
I never realized India had a growing number of young tennis starlets...and they might finally just have a legit one here in Yuki Bhambri.

He's just 16...but number 1 seed in the Junior Australian Open. I checked on wikipedia and it say's he's 5ft7in. Well, he's through to the semi-finals so right now...he's living up to his seeding.

I wonder what challenges will lye though when he steps ups to the men's tour.

Ivanatis
01-29-2009, 04:30 AM
he will make the step sooner or later for sure

but it's way too early to tell how successful he'll be

Doggy
01-29-2009, 07:14 AM
It depends on how much body hair he has

Nathaliia
01-29-2009, 07:23 AM
With the kids, you never know. Where is Donald Young now, meh.

Henry Chinaski
01-29-2009, 07:27 AM
he'll be like Bhambri on ice

BOOM BOOM

FedFan_2007
01-29-2009, 07:34 AM
Anything under 6'1" is doomed to 100-1000 in the rankings.

Dougie
01-29-2009, 08:09 AM
Anything under 6'1" is doomed to 100-1000 in the rankings.

Since FedFan has now blessed us with his wisdom, I suppose the thread can be closed.

Horatio Caine
01-29-2009, 08:23 AM
BANG BANG? :sad: :confused:

Kolya
01-29-2009, 08:33 AM
Only killer monkeys can stop him...

finishingmove
01-29-2009, 09:52 AM
Since FedFan has now blessed us with his wisdom, I suppose the thread can be closed.

let's wait for someone to draw a comparison between bhambri and federer/murray.

tennizen
01-29-2009, 10:27 AM
let's wait for someone to draw a comparison between bhambri and federer/murray.

Bhambri will win greater number of slams than Federer:D

mediter
01-29-2009, 11:10 AM
He will triple bagel the transitional champ 6-4 6-4 6-4 in 2012 wimbledon.

Thanos
01-29-2009, 11:11 AM
Bhambri will win greater number of slams than Federer:D

never in doubt..

ok all mtf cliche have been covered.

MatchFederer
01-29-2009, 11:28 AM
never in doubt..

ok all mtf cliche have been covered.

No they haven't. --> never in doubt (2)

tennizen
01-29-2009, 11:29 AM
No they haven't. --> never in doubt (2)

:lol: I see you have embraced the stupid. Well done:D

MatchFederer
01-29-2009, 11:30 AM
:lol: I see you have embraced the stupid. Well done:D
be quiet you mug <--- there's another!

scarecrows
01-29-2009, 01:29 PM
expected one

Sapeod
01-29-2009, 03:41 PM
Anything under 6'1" is doomed to 100-1000 in the rankings.

Federer is 6ft.

MalwareDie
01-29-2009, 05:30 PM
Federer is 6ft.

No, he is six foot one.

Blarghman
01-31-2009, 05:30 AM
Bhambri handily won the Junior AO final, 6-1, 6-3, well done :yeah:

Looking at previous junior champions, some solid names stand out, the likes of Edberg, Enqvist, Kiefer, Roddick, Tipsarevic, Baghdatis, and Monfils to name some known quantites, along with some relative unknowns, of course.

But anytime you share your name on a title with Ken Rosewall, Tony Roche, John Newcombe and Rod Laver, its not a bad achievement :cool:

azza
01-31-2009, 06:47 AM
Bernard Tomic > > etc etc > Bhambri

bad gambler
01-31-2009, 07:42 AM
Well done to Yuki. He now receives a WC into the maindraw for next year's AO.

Leander Paes won both the Wimbledon and US Open as a junior so not going to get too excited just yet, hopefully he is managed well over the next 12 months.

gjr
01-31-2009, 08:05 AM
Good luck to the lad. It's a hard step up though from junior to senior.

gjr
01-31-2009, 08:06 AM
He now receives a WC into the maindraw for next year's AO.

Is that a given? I hope it is. It's a great bonus for winning.

FedFan_2007
01-31-2009, 08:27 AM
His reward for the WC will be a 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 thrashing in the R128.

Yves.
01-31-2009, 08:29 AM
he's not very tall?!

CooCooCachoo
01-31-2009, 09:01 AM
After that tough R1, this is a pretty big win. Good job :hatoff:

schorsch
01-31-2009, 09:43 AM
no, a wc for the quallies from what i've read.

JMG
01-31-2009, 10:11 AM
His reward for the WC will be a 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 thrashing in the R128.

The step from juniors to mens tennis isn't that big nowadays.

eskinol
01-31-2009, 10:26 AM
The wikipedia page has old information. I doubt he really weighs 99 pounds. Probably stats from a few years ago...

FedFan_2007
01-31-2009, 10:31 AM
The wikipedia page has old information. I doubt he really weighs 99 pounds. Probably stats from a few years ago...

He could always lose 1lb and become the proverbial "98lb weakling". :worship:

vincayou
01-31-2009, 01:48 PM
It would be a good addition to the tour to have an indian star.

n8
04-20-2010, 10:42 AM
It would be a good addition to the tour to have an indian star.

Definitely! This seems to be the closest thing there is to a cheering thread for this talent.

I'm disappointed he hasn't got more wild cards, he's only 17 and ranked 321; that doesn't put him too far behind 1992 generation pace setters Harrison and Tomic. Plus he's a former junior number one and Australian Open juniors champion.

His only wild card to date has been Miami 2009, and that's mainly because he won the u18 Orange Bowl in 2008. He was far from embarrassed in his only tour level match, losing 6-4 6-3. I'm still reeling from him being overlooked for a wild card in Chennai this year.

In his last event he retired when down 6-7 0-2, anyone know the extent of his injury?

Frooty_Bazooty
04-20-2010, 10:58 AM
he seems determined to make the jump immediately from the juniors to atp draw tournaments straight away. He's only played 4 challengers (and 0 this year!) and he's never won a single match. I think he should work on playing challengers and less on trying to qualify for atp draw events

n8
04-20-2010, 11:08 AM
he seems determined to make the jump immediately from the juniors to atp draw tournaments straight away. He's only played 4 challengers (and 0 this year!) and he's never won a single match. I think he should work on playing challengers and less on trying to qualify for atp draw events

That's a very good point. He doesn't seem to realise that there are events between Futures and ATP called Challengers. In the last year he has played 8 Futures, 5 tour level qualifying, and only 1 Challenger! After trying to qualify for several tour level events this year, he actually went back to an Indian Futures again (of which he's already won 5); strange...

HattonWBA
04-20-2010, 03:31 PM
Yuki Bhambri is actually not 5'7 that is not updated right, He is actually 6'0- 183cm tall.

All the young players now are 6'-0 or more, msot well over this mark, It is rare to have players under 6'0 in the mens game now.

out_here_grindin
04-20-2010, 03:44 PM
I hope Bhambri does well, he will be one of the players I support as he moves into the pro tour regularly

raahaat7
04-20-2010, 03:47 PM
Indian players tend to b very frail physically. After showing promise early in their career they tend to fade away in the later part of it. Yuki has to cut down on Futures to conserve energy and to stay away from injuries. Somdev did just that and see where he is. Gud luck to Uki.

Start da Game
04-20-2010, 04:29 PM
i hate to say this but yuki will be the sania mirza of men's tour, glimpses of talent and nothing else really.......he will as usual fall for little success and the amount of money that flows his way, just like any average Indian sportsman.......you will not believe the amount of fame and money that will come his way if he just reaches a 4th rd or quarterfinal of a slam.......

PiggyGotRoasted
04-20-2010, 04:42 PM
Will Bhambri be the next Bambi?

gusavo
04-20-2010, 05:09 PM
Well done to Yuki. He now receives a WC into the maindraw for next year's AO.

Leander Paes won both the Wimbledon and US Open as a junior so not going to get too excited just yet, hopefully he is managed well over the next 12 months.
uh, paes is a legend