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Finland F1 [August 10 - Vierumaki - Clay] Winner: Timo Nieminen

Caio_Brasil
08-10-2009, 02:23 PM
Finland F1
Location: Vierumaki, Finland
Type: $10K
Surface: clay

http://www.peseminar2010.org/seminar_venue/12199-920784.jpeg

1st round

Philippe DE BONNEVIE (FRA) (1) Vs Yan SABANIN (RUS)
Andreas SILJESTROM (SWE) Vs Anders LINDSTROM (SWE)
Stefano VALENTI (ITA) Vs Milos SEKULIC (SWE)
Micke KONTINEN (FIN) Vs Juho PAUKKU (FIN) (7)
Barry KING (IRL) (4) Vs Daniil PROSKURA (EST)
Richards EMULINS (LAT) Vs Mikhail BALMASHEV (RUS)
Tuomo OJALA (FIN) Vs Jesse KIURU (FIN)
Cezar Sincan JOHANSSON (NOR) Vs Henri KONTINEN (FIN) (5)
Patrik ROSENHOLM (SWE) (8) Vs Vladimir IVANOV (EST)
Sami HUURINAINEN (FIN) Vs Christian LINDELL (SWE)
Antoine FERET (FRA) Vs Jesper SAARNI (FIN)
Valentin BAZUNOV (RUS) Vs Timo NIEMINEN (FIN) (3)
James FEAVER (GBR) (6) Vs Tristan FARRON-MAHON (IRL)
Marco SIMONI (ITA) Vs Igor RUD (RUS)
Daniel GLANCY (IRL) Vs Patrik BRYDOLF (SWE)
Harri HELIOVAARA (FIN) Vs Jurgen ZOPP (EST) (2)

Caio_Brasil
08-10-2009, 04:46 PM
1st round - Monday

Philippe DE BONNEVIE (FRA) (1) defeated Yan SABANIN (RUS) 6-2 6-1
Mikhail BALMASHEV (RUS) defeated Richards EMULINS (LAT) 3-6 6-3 6-0
Jesse KIURU (FIN) defeated Tuomo OJALA (FIN) 6-1 7-5
Antoine FERET (FRA) defeated Jesper SAARNI (FIN) 7-5 6-3
Daniel GLANCY (IRL) defeated Patrik BRYDOLF (SWE) 7-6(1) 6-3

Smasher
08-11-2009, 11:23 AM
Sami Huurinainen (FIN) - Christien Lindell (SWE) 7-5 6-4
(7) Juho Paukku (FIN) - WC Micke Kontinen (FIN) 6-3 6-1
(8) Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) - Q Vladimir Ivanov (EST) 6-3 6-0
(4) Barry King (IRL) - Q Daniil Proskura (EST) 4-6 6-3 6-0
(6) James Feaver (GBR) - Tristan Farron-Mahon (IRL) 6-3 6-2

SwedSerbia
08-11-2009, 12:12 PM
Rosenholm :yeah:
Lindell :sad:
Brydolf :sad:

Smasher
08-11-2009, 01:04 PM
Jurgen Zopp (EST) - Harri Heliövaara (FIN) 6-4 6-4
Timo Nieminen (FIN) - Valentin Bazunov (RUS) 6-0 6-0
Marco Simoni (ITA) - Igor Rud (RUS) 3-6 6-4 6-1
Andreas SILJESTROM (SWE) - Anders LINDSTROM (SWE) 6-3 3-6 6-1
Milos SEKULIC (SWE) - Stefano VALENTI (ITA) 6-2 7-6

Smasher
08-11-2009, 02:51 PM
Henri KONTINEN (FIN) (5) def. Cezar Sincan JOHANSSON (NOR) 7-5 6-4

Caio_Brasil
08-11-2009, 02:59 PM
Thanks for the scores, Smasher :yeah:

A question: are Henri and Micki brothers or Kontinen is a common surname at Finland?

Smasher
08-11-2009, 03:04 PM
Yes, Henri and Micke are brothers. Micke is 2,5 years younger than Henri

Caio_Brasil
08-11-2009, 03:06 PM
Thanks for the answer :yeah:

There are many brothers in the circuit, it seems that every week I discover new ones!

Labamba
08-11-2009, 04:26 PM
Henkka :yeah: keep on winning

I might go there tomorrow...

Smasher
08-11-2009, 04:43 PM
I might go there too :p Either tomorrow or on Thursday

Labamba
08-11-2009, 07:44 PM
I might go there too :p Either tomorrow or on Thursday

bad weather forecast for tomorrow :( might have to go some other day

Smasher
08-11-2009, 08:41 PM
bad weather forecast for tomorrow :( might have to go some other day

yeah, so it seems :( Hopefully it gets better after tomorrow

Smasher
08-12-2009, 10:40 AM
It's raining so no play before 4pm

Labamba
08-12-2009, 12:28 PM
glad I didn't go

the forecast is better for the rest of the week

Smasher
08-12-2009, 03:02 PM
Timo Nieminen vs. Antoine Feret (FRA) 6-1, 1-0 RET
Juho Paukku vs. Milos Sekulic (SWE) 0-0
Sami Huurinainen vs. Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) 4-6, 1-1
Jurgen Zopp (EST) vs. Daniel Glancy (IRL) 6-2, 4-1
Marco Simoni (ITA) vs. James Feaver (GBR) 6-3, 1-0

Official website is updated at times: http://tennis.vierumaki.fi/

Jagger N
08-12-2009, 03:47 PM
According to http://www.mtv3.fi/saa2008/sadetutka.shtml?es it should not rain too much.

Labamba
08-12-2009, 04:26 PM
19:15 - Matches in progress/Otteluiden tilanne:

Timo Nieminen def. Antoine Feret (FRA) 6-1, 1-0 RET
Juho Paukku def. Milos Sekulic (SWE) 6-2, 6-0
Jurgen Zopp (EST) def. Daniel Glancy (IRL) 6-2, 6-2
Marco Simoni (ITA) def. James Feaver (GBR) 6-3, 6-4

Sami Huurinainen vs. Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) 4-6, 7-6, 2-3
Philippe De Bonnevie (FRA) vs. Andreas Siljeström (SWE) 3-6, 3-0
Barry King (IRL) vs. Mikhail Balmashev (RUS) 4-1
Henri Kontinen vs. Jesse Kiuru 0-0

Smasher
08-12-2009, 04:33 PM
Henri Kontinen vs. Jesse Kiuru 3-0

Labamba
08-12-2009, 04:34 PM
beat me to it :p

Wonder how many games Jesse will get?

Smasher
08-12-2009, 04:39 PM
:p I'll say one or two games :o

Updates are almost better than in Tampere :lol:

SwedSerbia
08-12-2009, 04:57 PM
Kom igen Siljeström and Rosenholm!:D

JMG
08-12-2009, 05:22 PM
:p I'll say one or two games :o

Updates are almost better than in Tampere :lol:

Come on, Henri lost 9 games to Johansson, I hope Jesse gets 4 or 5 at least. :(

Impressive Juho! :yeah:

Smasher
08-12-2009, 05:29 PM
Henri hasn't probably won a game after I said that :lol:

Smasher
08-12-2009, 05:43 PM
Henri Kontinen def. Jesse Kiuru 6-2 6-3
Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) def. Sami Huurinainen 6-4 6-7 6-3
Barry King (IRL) def. Mikhail Balmashev (RUS) 6-3 6-4
Philippe De Bonnevie (FRA) [1] def. Andreas Siljeström (SWE) 3-6 6-3 6-4

SwedSerbia
08-12-2009, 05:46 PM
Henri Kontinen def. Jesse Kiuru 6-2 6-3
Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) def. Sami Huurinainen 6-4 6-7 6-3
Barry King (IRL) def. Mikhail Balmashev (RUS) 6-3 6-4

Rosenholm and Kontinen :D

Smasher
08-12-2009, 05:46 PM
QF (matches start at 11am)

Philippe DE BONNEVIE (FRA) [1] vs. Juho PAUKKU (FIN) [7]
Henri KONTINEN (FIN) [5] vs. Barry KING (IRL) [4]
Patrik ROSENHOLM (SWE) [8] vs. Timo NIEMINEN (FIN) [3]
Marco SIMONI (ITA) vs. Jurgen ZOPP (EST) [2]

Labamba
08-12-2009, 07:01 PM
Juho, Timo, Henkka :yeah:

keep it up guys

Smasher
08-13-2009, 08:50 AM
Timo 6-1

Smasher
08-13-2009, 08:54 AM
Juho breaks 54

Smasher
08-13-2009, 08:57 AM
Paukku 6-4

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:11 AM
Timo 61 41
juho 64 30
double break in both matches

Labamba
08-13-2009, 09:14 AM
great start guys :)

Matti :worship: I guess you're there on site?

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:17 AM
Timo 61 61

Labamba
08-13-2009, 09:20 AM
Timo 61 61

Timo on fire :smoke:

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:21 AM
Yes Ville, i am here. De Bonnevie broke and held, so juho serves 3-2. Frencman took a med timeout and gets some shoulder treatment.

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:35 AM
Henkka breaks 1-0
juho 4-3

Labamba
08-13-2009, 09:37 AM
close it out Juho :rocker2:

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:40 AM
Juho 53
henkka 20

JMG
08-13-2009, 09:46 AM
:rocker2:

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:47 AM
Juho wins 64 64
henkka 31

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:51 AM
Henkka 41

Labamba
08-13-2009, 09:58 AM
Juho wins 64 64

Juho :bounce:

much needed wins for him

Smasher
08-13-2009, 09:58 AM
Henkka 52

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:02 AM
Set henkka 62

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:11 AM
Henkka 62 11
zopp 30

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:22 AM
Zopp 60
henkka breaks 32

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:27 AM
King breaks back 33

anttik
08-13-2009, 10:30 AM
Thanks Smasher. Keep on sending results! What a Finnish tennis day!

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:33 AM
Henkka 53

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:37 AM
Henkka 54

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:41 AM
Henkka 62 64

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:42 AM
Zopp 60 22

Smasher
08-13-2009, 10:55 AM
Zopp 42

Smasher
08-13-2009, 11:06 AM
Zopp 60 63

Labamba
08-13-2009, 11:12 AM
Henkka 62 64

:yeah:

that's 8 in a row now

Smasher
08-13-2009, 11:20 AM
Interesting semis tomorrow, no doubt about that

Smasher
08-13-2009, 11:45 AM
Paukku/Rosenholm 75 01...

JMG
08-13-2009, 11:58 AM
That's why there should be more futures in Finland. :worship:

Smasher
08-13-2009, 11:59 AM
Nieminen vs. Zopp followed by Paukku vs. Kontinen tomorrow. Matches start at 11am

JMG
08-13-2009, 12:05 PM
2 years ago Paukku beat Timo 60 62 in the final. Last year Zopp beat Timo 64 62 in the final. This year Kontinen will beat Zopp in the final I think.

Smasher
08-13-2009, 12:09 PM
Paukku and Rosenholm won. Doubles final will be played today as well

Labamba
08-13-2009, 01:13 PM
Doubles final / Nelinpelin loppuottelu 13.08.2009 16:30

Juho Paukku (FIN) / Patrik Rosenholm (SWE)
vs.
Tristan Farron-Mahon (IRL) / Andreas Siljeström (SWE)

CooCooCachoo
08-13-2009, 02:41 PM
Good luck Tristan in the doubles final :rocker:

Labamba
08-13-2009, 03:07 PM
Men's doubles final / Nelinpelin loppuottelu

Tristan Farron-Mahon (IRL) / Andreas Siljeström (SWE) def. Juho Paukku / Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) 6-3, 6-3

Labamba
08-13-2009, 03:08 PM
Singles semifinals / Kaksinpelin välierät 14.08.2009

Starting at 11:00

Timo Nieminen (FIN) vs. Jurgen Zopp (EST)
followed by
Juho Paukku (FIN) vs. Henri Kontinen (FIN)

CooCooCachoo
08-13-2009, 04:51 PM
Good job Tristan :clap2:

Chris-swede
08-13-2009, 08:13 PM
great day for the finns!!!

Nice job Siljeström!!! Going for Top 100 in doubles soon...? :eek::worship:

Caio_Brasil
08-13-2009, 11:31 PM
Great thread.

Any pics or videos Smasher? :wavey:

Vamos Henri.

Ilovetheblues_86
08-14-2009, 06:05 AM
GL Kontinen

Smasher
08-14-2009, 06:40 AM
I'm on my way to vierumäki again. I only took few lousy pics yesterday. I'll try to use my camera more today

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:14 AM
Zopp serving 1st

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:16 AM
Holds to 15

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:23 AM
Timo broken 02

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:29 AM
Zopp in complete control, 3-0. No chance for timo so far

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:33 AM
Timo holds to love, 13

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:35 AM
Big serving and a love game, zopp 41

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:39 AM
2 ues and a return winner to 040 and a df after that, zopp 51

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:42 AM
Zopp 61

JMG
08-14-2009, 08:43 AM
:o

Labamba
08-14-2009, 08:56 AM
c'mon Timo!

remember last week :D

Smasher
08-14-2009, 08:56 AM
Marathon game, timo holds 1-0. He is having some major problems with his serve

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:01 AM
Bp saved, zopp holds 11

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:04 AM
Few ues from zopp, love hold timo, 21

Labamba
08-14-2009, 09:09 AM
Marathon game, timo holds 1-0. He is having some major problems with his serve

Timo pretty much always has problems with serve :lol:

Zopp must be serving well...Timo usually gets a few breaks

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:13 AM
Timo improving, less ues and more depth in his strokes. Zopp still saves 3 bps after timo's terrible play in big points

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:18 AM
Timo broken to 15 after 3 ues and a missed hotdog. Zopp serving 32

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:22 AM
Zopp 42

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:35 AM
Zopp 43 after another marathon hold from timo

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:40 AM
Timo 44

Labamba
08-14-2009, 09:43 AM
Timo the fighter :rocker2:

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:43 AM
Zopp smashing his racket, timo holds 54. Zopp had 4 bps at 24 on timo's serve

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:45 AM
55

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:50 AM
Zopp breaks to 65

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:56 AM
66, both getting tight on serve

Smasher
08-14-2009, 09:59 AM
Zopp 3-3

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:02 AM
Zopp 54

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:07 AM
Zopp breaks his racket completely. set timo 76(5)

Labamba
08-14-2009, 10:10 AM
:clap2:

Zopp :eek:

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:11 AM
Zopp holds 10

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:18 AM
Zopp 21. Zopp is like safin years ago. Timo lobbed him well and he just smacked the ball straight to his right. Didnt even try to get it back to the court

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:22 AM
Timo holds 22

Labamba
08-14-2009, 10:25 AM
didn't know Zopp was such a hot head

keep grinding Timo

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:26 AM
Timo breaks 32

JMG
08-14-2009, 10:29 AM
Come on Timo! It would mean that Timo is doing the hard work for Henri again.

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:34 AM
Timo holds to 42

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:38 AM
43

Labamba
08-14-2009, 10:42 AM
this would be a sweet victory for Timo

hold now

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:52 AM
Long long game, 5 bps saved, timo holds 53

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:53 AM
0-30

Smasher
08-14-2009, 10:59 AM
Timo wins 63 in the 3rd

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 11:11 AM
whats going on with Timo??? So big at the moment! And what a fight vs zopp...!!!! :eek::worship:

He should easily reach Top 500 again i hope

Alyz
08-14-2009, 11:14 AM
Nice win for Timo :yeah:

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:20 AM
Henkka saves a bp and holds 10

Labamba
08-14-2009, 11:20 AM
Timo :bowdown: great fightback

shame he didn't learn to serve properly as a junior...with a decent serve he could have become a regular challenger player atleast

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:24 AM
11

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:30 AM
Henri holds 21. Good stuff from both so far

Labamba
08-14-2009, 11:33 AM
Henkka has won the last 12 sets he's played...don't stop now

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:36 AM
Juho broken to 30, henri 31

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:39 AM
Juho breaks back 23

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:46 AM
33

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 11:48 AM
paukku can play...if he wants...

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:48 AM
Juho playing really well, 3 winners to break again. Juho *4-3

Labamba
08-14-2009, 11:53 AM
Where has this form been all year, Juho?

step it up Henri

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:55 AM
Both looking nervous on serve, but juho holds 53 after 15-40. Henri misstiming his fhs often

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 11:56 AM
Juho! Wow!

Smasher
08-14-2009, 11:58 AM
And then 3 huge fh winners from henri in the next game. Juho serving 54

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:02 PM
Juho 64. Way too many fh errors from henri

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:07 PM
Henri holds 10 after 15-30

Labamba
08-14-2009, 12:08 PM
Henri needs to dig deep here

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 12:09 PM
would be crazy if Juho wins this

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:11 PM
Henri 20

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:14 PM
Henri 30. Juho the one doing more errors now, henri more solid

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 12:15 PM
Henri should step up now...best of 3.---

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:16 PM
31

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:19 PM
Henri holds 41

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:25 PM
51

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:28 PM
52. Henri has held serve once when serving against the sun

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:31 PM
Set henri 62

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 12:32 PM
will be a decider

Labamba
08-14-2009, 12:41 PM
Henri has held serve once when serving against the sun

I guess it's tricky for both...

keep the focus Henri :rocker2:

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:44 PM
Best game so far, henri holds 1-0. Some long rallies and sweet passing shots from both

Smasher
08-14-2009, 12:52 PM
Henri breaks 20. Some aggressive bhs from him to get the break

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 12:56 PM
henri should easy win now...what are his next tourneys??? Or just the daviscup?

Labamba
08-14-2009, 12:56 PM
now hold from the sun side :unsure:

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:03 PM
Long game

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:06 PM
Henri broken 12 with a df. At least 8 deuces there

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:11 PM
22

Labamba
08-14-2009, 01:12 PM
Juho not giving up without a fight, good to see

though I want Henkka to win

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:15 PM
Henri broken, juho 32. Henri starting to look tired

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:19 PM
Juho 42

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:20 PM
I have to go in 10mins :(

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:22 PM
Juho 4-3

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:26 PM
30-30

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:27 PM
Juho holds 53

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:29 PM
F*ck it, later bus is fine. Juho *54

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:30 PM
150

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:31 PM
1515

zeli
08-14-2009, 01:33 PM
C'mon, Henri!!

Linque
08-14-2009, 01:38 PM
Must be a tight game.

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:38 PM
Paukku wins 64 in the 3rd

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:40 PM
Paukku 64

zeli
08-14-2009, 01:40 PM
Thanks, Smasher! :worship: Hope, you'll share some fotos :rolleyes:

Smasher
08-14-2009, 01:46 PM
I dont really have many photos. I was rather busy anyway ;)

JMG
08-14-2009, 01:46 PM
Holy shit! :spit:

Sixth Vierumäki final for Timo. 2 Satellites finals in 2001, future title in 2003, final in 2007, 2008 and now.

Paukku :worship:

Chris-swede
08-14-2009, 02:21 PM
paukku...oh now...henka should have won here...

Ilovetheblues_86
08-14-2009, 05:28 PM
¬¬ Today I´m being the bad luck lizard king....

Labamba
08-15-2009, 09:15 AM
the final is in progress...

Juho Paukku vs. Timo Nieminen 3-4

Labamba
08-15-2009, 09:19 AM
5-5

Labamba
08-15-2009, 09:50 AM
Timo 7-5 0-1

JMG
08-15-2009, 10:18 AM
I don't really know who I want to win. :scratch:

Paukku 5-7 6-2

Labamba
08-15-2009, 10:24 AM
This comes down to who has more gas left in the tank after yesterday's matches...

anttik
08-15-2009, 10:24 AM
Paukku will win. He played quite well yesterday against Kontinen.

Labamba
08-15-2009, 10:33 AM
Juho Paukku vs. Timo Nieminen 5-7, 6-2, 2-2

Labamba
08-15-2009, 11:17 AM
Juho Paukku vs. Timo Nieminen 5-7, 6-2, 4-4

long match :eek:

JMG
08-15-2009, 11:32 AM
This is sparta. Timo wins. :worship:

Labamba
08-15-2009, 11:53 AM
Timo Nieminen def. Juho Paukku 7-5, 2-6, 6-4

Timo :worship: the bigger fighter won

Smasher
08-15-2009, 12:07 PM
Timo :worship: Awesome last two weeks for him :D