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Rome thread:scared:

!VamosRafa!
05-08-2011, 07:23 PM
We don't even need to comment....
R2 Bellucci
R3 Lopez
QF Ferrer
SF Federer
F another loss to Djokovic:o

star
05-08-2011, 07:42 PM
We don't even need to comment....
R2 Bellucci
R3 Lopez
QF Ferrer
SF Federer
F another loss to Djokovic:o

If you're the tournament thread starter, you have to post the draw.

Getta
05-08-2011, 08:16 PM
Main Draw

(pdf version available here: http://www.atpworldtour.com/posting/2011/416/mds.pdf)

[1] Rafael Nadal/Bye
Paolo Lorenzi vs. Thomaz Bellucci
Feliciano Lopez vs. Michael Llodra
Philipp Kohlschreiber vs. [14] Mikhail Youzhny
[11] Mardy Fish vs. Santiago Giraldo
Ivan Ljubicic vs. Flavio Cipolla
Marin Cilic vs. Ivo Karlovic
Bye/[6] David Ferrer

[3] Roger Federer/Bye
Marcos Baghdatis vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Igor Andreev vs. Pere Riba
Albert Montanes vs. [16] Richard Gasquet
[10] Gael Monfils vs. Kei Nishikori
Victor Hanescu vs. Sergiy Stakhovsky
Juan Monaco vs. Andreas Seppi
Bye/[6] Tomas Berdych

-------------------------------------------------------

[8] Jurgen Melzer/Bye
Florian Mayer vs. Andrey Golubev
Juan Ignacio Chela vs. John Isner
Gilles Simon vs. [12] Andy Roddick
[15] Viktor Troicki vs. Nikolay Davydenko
Potito Starace vs. Alexandr Dolgopolov
Xavier Malisse vs. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
Bye/[4] Andy Murray

[5] Robin Soderling/Bye
Fernando Verdasco vs. Milos Raonic
Kevin Anderson vs. Sam Querrey
Simone Bolelli vs. [9] Nicolas Almagro
[14] Stanislas Wawrinka vs. Fabio Fognini
Filippo Volandri vs. Thiemo De Bakker
Pablo Cuevas vs. Lukasz Kubot
Bye/[2] Novak Djokovic

Getta
05-08-2011, 08:38 PM
second round.

vn01
05-08-2011, 09:27 PM
MIT: Final :o

star
05-08-2011, 09:51 PM
Main Draw

(pdf version available here: http://www.atpworldtour.com/posting/2011/416/mds.pdf)

[1] Rafael Nadal/Bye
Paolo Lorenzi vs. Thomaz Bellucci
Feliciano Lopez vs. Michael Llodra
Philipp Kohlschreiber vs. [14] Mikhail Youzhny
[11] Mardy Fish vs. Santiago Giraldo
Ivan Ljubicic vs. Flavio Cipolla
Marin Cilic vs. Ivo Karlovic
Bye/[6] David Ferrer

[3] Roger Federer/Bye
Marcos Baghdatis vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
Igor Andreev vs. Pere Riba
Albert Montanes vs. [16] Richard Gasquet
[10] Gael Monfils vs. Kei Nishikori
Victor Hanescu vs. Sergiy Stakhovsky
Juan Monaco vs. Andreas Seppi
Bye/[6] Tomas Berdych

-------------------------------------------------------

[8] Jurgen Melzer/Bye
Florian Mayer vs. Andrey Golubev
Juan Ignacio Chela vs. John Isner
Gilles Simon vs. [12] Andy Roddick
[15] Viktor Troicki vs. Nikolay Davydenko
Potito Starace vs. Alexandr Dolgopolov
Xavier Malisse vs. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
Bye/[4] Andy Murray

[5] Robin Soderling/Bye
Fernando Verdasco vs. Milos Raonic
Kevin Anderson vs. Sam Querrey
Simone Bolelli vs. [9] Nicolas Almagro
[14] Stanislas Wawrinka vs. Fabio Fognini
Filippo Volandri vs. Thiemo De Bakker
Pablo Cuevas vs. Lukasz Kubot
Bye/[2] Novak Djokovic

Thanks for the rescue.

evilmindbulgaria
05-08-2011, 09:56 PM
Put me down for a W :wavey:

MariaV
05-09-2011, 06:28 AM
Björki is down for the W too.
God, I'll try with the QF this time. :) :) :)

born_on_clay
05-09-2011, 07:15 AM
Win for me
Win for Foxy as well
Vamos ! :rocker:

acionescu
05-09-2011, 08:29 AM
SF :scared: :unsure:

Metis
05-09-2011, 01:23 PM
I say WIN for Rafito in Rome :rocker2:



How far will Rafa go in Rome? (1000 points :D)

1st - Bye
2nd - Getta
3rd -
QF - MariaV
SF - acionescu
F - vn01
W - Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis

Foxy
05-09-2011, 02:48 PM
I am here. As I said in the other thread I will present pics and videos later on. Unfortunately I won't have time to write long resumes how my trip went. But generally it was close to perfect ;)

scoobs
05-09-2011, 02:58 PM
MIT: win.

JolánGagó
05-09-2011, 03:07 PM
MIT pick: F

!VamosRafa!
05-09-2011, 05:22 PM
MIT: F
He'll lose to Djokovic in the final:o

Betty
05-09-2011, 05:32 PM
Sf

Minn
05-09-2011, 11:02 PM
I'm continuing my optimism by saying Win.

shawshank
05-10-2011, 04:21 PM
Win

Veronique
05-11-2011, 07:42 AM
I hope it's not too late to enter the contest.

Win.

Vamos Rafa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Metis
05-11-2011, 10:39 AM
Update!



How far will Rafa go in Rome? (1000 points :D)

1st - Bye
2nd - Getta
3rd -
QF - MariaV
SF - acionescu, Betty
F - JolanGago, !VamosRafa!, vn01
W - Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis, Minn, scoobs, shawshank, Veronique

Sonja1989
05-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Win

born_on_clay
05-11-2011, 03:41 PM
It's not good atm :eek:

vn01
05-11-2011, 03:47 PM
very bad. rafa had difficulties against lorenzi, a player who is not in top 100, :eek:

he has to start playing better, because lopez/kohlschreiber can send him home :sad:

born_on_clay
05-11-2011, 08:42 PM
Rafa's 2011 clay season

Monte Carlo 2011
R2: d. Nieminen 62 62 / 1h09m
R3: d. Gasquet 62 64 / 1h33m
QF: d. Ljubicic 61 63 / 1h19m
SF: d. Murray 64 26 61 / 2h58m
F: d. Ferrer 64 75 / 2h16m
SUM: 5-0 10-1 63-34 / 9h15m

Barcelona 2011
R2: d. Gimeno-Traver 61 61 / 1h06m
R3: d. Giraldo 63 61 / 1h23m
QF: d. Monfils 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Dodig 63 62 / 1h27m
F: d. Ferrer 62 64 / 1h49m
SUM: 5-0 10-0 60-21 / 7h00m


Madrid 2011
R2: d. Baghdatis 61 63 / 1h22m
R3: walkover
QF: d. Llodra 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Federer 57 61 63 / 2h36m
F: l. to Djokovic 57 46 / 2h17m
SUM: 3-1 6-3 50-32 / 7h30m


Rome 2011
R2: d. Lorenzi 67 64 60/ 2h37h
SUM: 1-0 2-1 18-11 / 2h37m


-------------------------------------
CLAY 2011: 14-1 28-5 193-98 / 26h22m




Rome opener :o

Foxy
05-11-2011, 08:59 PM
Unfortunately it looks like bad times are ahead of us. But let's not jump into conclusions. Let's at least wait after the next few matches...

Commander Data
05-11-2011, 09:02 PM
Sf

Metis
05-12-2011, 08:56 AM
Nadal-Lorenzi 6-7 6-4 6-0 :tape:




How far will Rafa go in Rome? (1000 points :D)

1st - Bye
2nd - Getta
3rd -
QF - MariaV
SF - acionescu, Betty
F - JolanGago, !VamosRafa!, vn01
W - Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis, Minn, scoobs, shawshank, Veronique




Getta: With Lorenzi winning a set I'm not really sure if this is a FAIL or a WIN :lol:


http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2010/9/15/85281aee-58c9-41f4-b858-bd71e43f5764.jpg (http://cheezburger.com/View/3969210880)

Metis
05-12-2011, 08:57 AM
Win

Sf


Too late :hug: You have to post your prediction before Rafa's first match begins.

Yazoo.C
05-12-2011, 10:04 AM
chriswilks12
(http://twitter.com/chriswilks12)
Rafa feeling poorly just finished hitting and will see how feels , plans to walk on court late

I guess that explains yesterday's match then, maybe he is ill :tears:

born_on_clay
05-12-2011, 11:20 AM
I'm trying to explain it to myself: he had no practice on rome courts before a match against Lorenzi :shrug:

born_on_clay
05-12-2011, 11:45 AM
Rafa's 2011 clay season

Monte Carlo 2011
R2: d. Nieminen 62 62 / 1h09m
R3: d. Gasquet 62 64 / 1h33m
QF: d. Ljubicic 61 63 / 1h19m
SF: d. Murray 64 26 61 / 2h58m
F: d. Ferrer 64 75 / 2h16m
SUM: 5-0 10-1 63-34 / 9h15m

Barcelona 2011
R2: d. Gimeno-Traver 61 61 / 1h06m
R3: d. Giraldo 63 61 / 1h23m
QF: d. Monfils 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Dodig 63 62 / 1h27m
F: d. Ferrer 62 64 / 1h49m
SUM: 5-0 10-0 60-21 / 7h00m


Madrid 2011
R2: d. Baghdatis 61 63 / 1h22m
R3: walkover
QF: d. Llodra 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Federer 57 61 63 / 2h36m
F: l. to Djokovic 57 46 / 2h17m
SUM: 3-1 6-3 50-32 / 7h30m


Rome 2011
R2: d. Lorenzi 67 64 60/ 2h37h
R3: d. Lopez 64 62 / 1h16m
SUM: 2-0 4-1 30-17 / 3h53m


---------------------------------
CLAY 2011: 15-1 30-5 205-104 / 27h38m


Better toady, much better :D

Yazoo.C
05-12-2011, 03:53 PM
NeilHarmanTimes (http://twitter.com/NeilHarmanTimes) Neil Harman

Rafa had a fever this morning. 'If I have one more day okay, if I have it 5 more days, goodbye, see you at Roland Garros," he said

Edda
05-13-2011, 01:54 AM
Get well soon, Rafa! Poor Ferru already had to pull out with illness. Hoping Rafa will be better soon. I worried in his first match that he might be ill. That's twice this year he's been sick.

Dmitry Verdasco
05-13-2011, 05:05 AM
xt8IG4I2AIY

vn01
05-13-2011, 04:02 PM
far better against lopez and cilic! vamos rafa! he moves closer to his 6th final in a row this year. :)

MariaV
05-13-2011, 04:14 PM
6-1 6-3 vs Cilic. Seems to be over the illness and fever. :) :unsure:

MariaV
05-13-2011, 06:37 PM
Rafa plays Richie 2 pm local time, first semis.

Metis
05-13-2011, 08:27 PM
Nadal-Cilic 6-1 6-3




How far will Rafa go in Rome? (1000 points :D)

1st - Bye
2nd - Getta
3rd -
QF - MariaV
SF - acionescu, Betty
F - JolanGago, !VamosRafa!, vn01
W - Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis, Minn, scoobs, shawshank, Veronique



MariaV: Changing your usual Win prediction on clay season = FAIL


http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2010/9/3/d5e57709-6dc5-4e58-838a-8b217c0c4182.jpg (http://cheezburger.com/View/3926647552)

acionescu
05-13-2011, 08:38 PM
:rolls:

MariaV
05-14-2011, 02:06 PM
Rafa beat Richie 7-5 6-1. I always love their matches. :hearts: :inlove:

Veronique
05-14-2011, 02:51 PM
My entering the MIT this time will bring Rafa luck, I hope.

vn01
05-14-2011, 03:17 PM
that was a very good win for rafa. he had problems in the 1st set, but the match was under his control at all. another final against djokovic, probably :scared:

Metis
05-14-2011, 08:06 PM
Nadal-Gasquet 7-5 6-1




How far will Rafa go in Rome? (1000 points :D)

1st - Bye
2nd - Getta
3rd -
QF - MariaV
SF - acionescu, Betty
F - JolanGago, !VamosRafa!, vn01
W - Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis, Minn, scoobs, shawshank, Veronique



acionescu, Betty: the first FAIL below is dedicated to acionescu and the second one to Betty :D :p



http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2011/4/27/abd7b08b-90be-4570-a7de-12568422b262.jpg (http://cheezburger.com/View/4700470016)




http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2011/4/21/ca66767e-3eb2-46f4-a0e1-18c39d09a4ec.jpg (http://cheezburger.com/View/4679303680)

born_on_clay
05-14-2011, 09:02 PM
Rafa's 2011 clay season

Monte Carlo 2011
R2: d. Nieminen 62 62 / 1h09m
R3: d. Gasquet 62 64 / 1h33m
QF: d. Ljubicic 61 63 / 1h19m
SF: d. Murray 64 26 61 / 2h58m
F: d. Ferrer 64 75 / 2h16m
SUM: 5-0 10-1 63-34 / 9h15m

Barcelona 2011
R2: d. Gimeno-Traver 61 61 / 1h06m
R3: d. Giraldo 63 61 / 1h23m
QF: d. Monfils 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Dodig 63 62 / 1h27m
F: d. Ferrer 62 64 / 1h49m
SUM: 5-0 10-0 60-21 / 7h00m


Madrid 2011
R2: d. Baghdatis 61 63 / 1h22m
R3: walkover
QF: d. Llodra 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Federer 57 61 63 / 2h36m
F: l. to Djokovic 57 46 / 2h17m
SUM: 3-1 6-3 50-32 / 7h30m


Rome 2011
R2: d. Lorenzi 67 64 60/ 2h37h
R3: d. Lopez 64 62 / 1h16m
QF: d. Cilic 61 63 / 1h25m
SF: d. Gasquet 75 61 / 1h33m
SUM: 4-0 8-1 55-27 / 6h51m


---------------------------------
CLAY 2011: 17-1 34-5 230-114 / 30h36m

vn01
05-14-2011, 10:58 PM
djokovic...again :scared:

Edda
05-15-2011, 01:49 AM
Vames, Rafa! Beat Nole this time!

Foxy
05-15-2011, 07:34 AM
Vames, Rafa! Beat Nole this time!

Come on, Rafa, rip him like Jack the Ripper!

klyne
05-15-2011, 08:30 AM
rafa!rafa!
c'mon beat novak!!send him home..

born_on_clay
05-15-2011, 10:33 AM
I have to say it: Rafa has to win today. There is no other option !
RG confidence is on stake imo :eek:

Foxy
05-15-2011, 10:39 AM
rafa!rafa!
c'mon beat novak!!send him home..

Send him home crying, I may add. BAMOS!

vn01
05-15-2011, 07:50 PM
another loss to djokovic :o fuck! fuck! fuck! :mad:

nole will win the french open, if rafa doesn't improve :(

Ben.
05-16-2011, 12:03 AM
Rafa isn't taking RG if he has to face Djokovic. The match-up has swung in Djokovic's favour to the extent that it is tough for Rafa to even stay close in a set. The main problem is there is no way for him to win points consistantly right now. Djokovic's superior defense means that Rafa feels the pressure and makes an error or goes for low percentage shots and makes an error. His BH is being horribly exposed and he struggles to get the point on his FH and when he does he isn't taking control of the point with it, either due to Djokovic's defense or his own lack of confidence in it, he is not hitting it deep or wide enough consistantly. So his main weapon has been neutralised. Also when the situation gets tight it seems inevitable who will come out on top right now. Painful to see Rafa looking so one dimensional.

Rafa could have and should have stopped this before it even began, at IW, where he appeared to be headed towards a fairly comfortable victory until his serve went AWOL. Could have saved us from the obnoxious chest beating and roaring we have to endure about a dozen times a match.

Mimi
05-16-2011, 03:27 AM
fuck fuck fuck, shit shit shit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :fiery: :fiery:

losing 4 master 1,000 series :bigcry: :bigcry:

born_on_clay
05-16-2011, 06:30 AM
Rafa's 2011 clay season

Monte Carlo 2011
R2: d. Nieminen 62 62 / 1h09m
R3: d. Gasquet 62 64 / 1h33m
QF: d. Ljubicic 61 63 / 1h19m
SF: d. Murray 64 26 61 / 2h58m
F: d. Ferrer 64 75 / 2h16m
SUM: 5-0 10-1 63-34 / 9h15m

Barcelona 2011
R2: d. Gimeno-Traver 61 61 / 1h06m
R3: d. Giraldo 63 61 / 1h23m
QF: d. Monfils 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Dodig 63 62 / 1h27m
F: d. Ferrer 62 64 / 1h49m
SUM: 5-0 10-0 60-21 / 7h00m


Madrid 2011
R2: d. Baghdatis 61 63 / 1h22m
R3: walkover
QF: d. Llodra 62 62 / 1h15m
SF: d. Federer 57 61 63 / 2h36m
F: l. to Djokovic 57 46 / 2h17m
SUM: 3-1 6-3 50-32 / 7h30m


Rome 2011
R2: d. Lorenzi 67 64 60/ 2h37h
R3: d. Lopez 64 62 / 1h16m
QF: d. Cilic 61 63 / 1h25m
SF: d. Gasquet 75 61 / 1h33m
F: l. to djokovic 46 46 / 2h12m
SUM: 4-1 8-3 63-39 / 9h03m


---------------------------------
CLAY 2011: 17-2 34-7 238-126 / 32h48m




almost 33 hours for 2 titles :mad:

Foxy
05-16-2011, 07:41 AM
Too bad he had the virus again this week. Hopefully he recovers until RG. I found it pretty strange even for a feverish man to put dry ice in a cold evening while drizzling??? Why was that dry ice during changeovers?

born_on_clay
05-16-2011, 08:29 AM
I don't know Foxy
He has 8 days to recover
So have I :(
Vamos !

Mimi
05-16-2011, 08:31 AM
I already said he was foolish to play 4 clay tourneys, he should at least skip Barcelona. Now he has no more energy for RG:rolleyes:

MariaV
05-16-2011, 08:44 AM
I already said he was foolish to play 4 clay tourneys, he should at least skip Barcelona. Now he has no more energy for RG:rolleyes:

He should have skipped Madrid instead but of course he couldn't do that. Stubborn Rafa. :o

JolánGagó
05-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Rafa is finished, let cherish our memory of him as former King of Clay.

:wavey:

Edda
05-16-2011, 12:27 PM
I'm devastated for Rafa. Oh, Rafa! You have to win at Roland Garros!

JolánGagó
05-16-2011, 02:15 PM
:woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:

I won MIT :D

acionescu
05-16-2011, 03:31 PM
Next time, please refrain :armed:

Metis
05-16-2011, 03:32 PM
Nadal-Djokovic 4-6 4-6 :smilies_facepalm:




How far will Rafa go in Rome? (1000 points :D)

1st - Bye
2nd - Getta
3rd -
QF - MariaV
SF - acionescu, Betty
F - JolanGago, !VamosRafa!, vn01
W - Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis, Minn, scoobs, shawshank, Veronique




Bjorki, born_on_clay, evilmindbulgaria, Foxy, Metis, Minn, scoobs, shawshank, Veronique: to fall flat on one's face = to FAIL miserably


http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2011/5/9/db2f355b-3fba-467f-88db-8b0810876ed3.gif (http://cheezburger.com/View/4742789632)





JolanGago, !VamosRafa!, vn01: you called it and you have won 1000 points! How cool is that? :worship:


http://images.cheezburger.com/completestore/2010/4/15/129158311285894992.jpg (http://cheezburger.com/View/3416807424)

JolánGagó
05-16-2011, 03:33 PM
:lol:

Mimi
05-17-2011, 01:54 AM
:lol:

ou ou ou, you still dared to laugh after poor rafa being slaughtered? :fiery: :bigcry: