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Olympics 2012

Pratik
07-26-2012, 12:08 PM
Somebody had to start it.

Draw:

Bryan / Bryan (USA) [1]
Bellucci / Sa (BRA)
Kas / Petzschner (GER)
Davydenko / Youzhny (RUS)

Granollers / Lopez (ESP)
Erlich / Ram (ISR)
Nishikori / Soeda (JPN)
Federer / Wawrinka (SUI) [6]

Tipsarevic / Zimonjic (SRB) [3]
Klizan / Lacko (SVK)
Nestor / Pospisil (CAN)
Tecau / Ungur (ROU)

Fleming / Hutchins (GBR)
Benneteau / Gasquet (FRA)
Bury / Mirnyi (BLR)
Bhupathi / Bopanna (IND) [7]

Djokovic / Troicki (SRB) [8]
Brunstrom / Lindstedt (SWE)
Cilic / Dodig (CRO)
Cabal / Giraldo (COL)

Melzer / Peya (AUT)
Murray / Murray (GBR)
Ferrer / Lopez (ESP)
Fyrstenberg / Matkowski (POL) [4]

Berdych / Stepanek (CZE) [5]
Bracciali / Seppi (ITA)
Isner / Roddick (USA)
Melo / Soares (BRA)

Haase / Rojer (NED)
Paes / Vardhan (IND)
Nalbandian / Schwank (ARG)
Llodra / Tsonga (FRA) [2]

Pea
07-27-2012, 02:01 AM
Not a bad draw for tipsy/zimonjic, but it's a crapshoot with Olympic doubles.

Jovard
07-27-2012, 08:48 PM
Djokovic / Troicki (SRB) [8] :inlove:

viruzzz
07-28-2012, 02:26 AM
No poll?
(BTW: I vote for Bryans, but I'd give Tsonga/Llodra a big chance).

Pirata.
07-28-2012, 06:27 AM
NID four of the five teams I am cheering hardest for are in the same half, three of them in the same mini quarter :o

Bryan / Bryan (USA) [1]
Granollers / Lopez (ESP)
Erlich / Ram (ISR)
Federer / Wawrinka (SUI) [6]

coluta
07-28-2012, 03:10 PM
Ferrer / Lopez (ESP)
Fyrstenberg / Matkowski (POL) [4]

Ferrer and Lopez go through 7-6 6-7 8-6 :)

Lurking
07-28-2012, 03:46 PM
How can a pair of doubles specialists to be as bad on grass as Roddick is on Clay.

CooCooCachoo
07-28-2012, 04:03 PM
Arrogance vs. Arrogance (Paes/Partner vs. Haase/Partner)

:mad:

Federer in 2
07-28-2012, 04:57 PM
Roddick/Isner broken :facepalm:

Ori
07-28-2012, 05:48 PM
Twins :facepalm:

Travod
07-28-2012, 06:00 PM
Loved people chanting "USA!" during that match xD

And :( about Roddick and Isner.

MuzzahLovah
07-28-2012, 07:26 PM
Roddick Isner and the Murrays going out first round :sad:

Sophitia36
07-28-2012, 09:41 PM
I don't know much about doubles, but I was pleasantly surprised to see Ferrer/Lopez get through... The Poles were 4th seed and from what I saw on Wikipedia, they had something like 13 titles together in doubles...

Too bad I couldn't see anything of that match, it was extremely close.

Surprised as well to see Roddick/Issner and the Murrays lose so early.

But at the same time... I wonder how much of a strain it can be for players with ambitions for the singles to go far in the doubles tournament.

I was happy too that the French pair went through, but that wasn't much of a surprise (even though Clément is normally Llodra's partner... not as good as Tonsga on grass for sure, but still, it could have been destabilizing for Llodra to work with a new partner)

Ashlar77
07-29-2012, 05:22 AM
Feli/David go through :eek: What an incredible upset win :yeah:

CooCooCachoo
07-29-2012, 07:50 AM
Granollers/Lopez out to Erlich/Ram :eek:

iriraz
07-29-2012, 08:40 AM
Feli/David go through :eek: What an incredible upset win :yeah:

Certainly they don`t have experience playing together but in Olympic doubles any result is possible.Lopez is a lefty with a good serve and Ferrer is a great returner so it certainly is an interesting mixture out there.

ImmzB
07-29-2012, 10:18 PM
Benneteau/Gasquet! :yeah:

Llodra/Tsonga! :yeah:

emotion
07-30-2012, 05:16 PM
Lopez/Ferrer def Melzer/Peya 6-3 3-6 11-9

What a win!
They saved sooo many BPs in 3rd, took 4th MP

Julián Santiago
07-30-2012, 07:16 PM
Great win for Davydenko and Youznhy!

misty1
07-31-2012, 12:10 AM
great win for davy and youzhny indeed. Germans were a dark horse to snag a medal

CooCooCachoo
07-31-2012, 07:03 AM
Second Round

Bryan & Bryan [1] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/USA.gif vs. Davydenko & Youzhny http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/RUS.gif
Erlich & Ram http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/ISR.gif vs. Federer & Wawrinka [6] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/SUI.gif
Tipsarevic & Zimonjic [3] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/SRB.gif vs. Nestor & Pospisil http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/CAN.gif
Benneteau & Gasquet http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/FRA.gif vs. Bhupathi & Bopanna [7] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/IND.gif

Brunström & Lindstedt http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/SWE.gif vs. Cilic & Dodig http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/CRO.gif
Ferrer & F. Lopez http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/ESP.gif beat Melzer & Peya http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/AUT.gif 6-3 3-6 11-9
http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/CZE.gif OR http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/ITA.gif vs. Melo & Soares http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/BRA.gif
Paes & Vardhan http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/IND.gif vs. Llodra & Tsonga [2] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/FRA.gif

Pratik
07-31-2012, 05:15 PM
Teams I support:

Second Round

Bryan & Bryan [1] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/USA.gif vs. Davydenko & Youzhny http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/RUS.gif
Erlich & Ram http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/ISR.gif vs. Federer & Wawrinka [6] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/SUI.gif
Tipsarevic & Zimonjic [3] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/SRB.gif vs. Nestor & Pospisil http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/CAN.gif
Benneteau & Gasquet http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/FRA.gif vs. Bhupathi & Bopanna [7] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/IND.gif

Brunström & Lindstedt http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/SWE.gif vs. Cilic & Dodig http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/CRO.gif
Ferrer & F. Lopez http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/ESP.gif beat Melzer & Peya http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/AUT.gif 6-3 3-6 11-9
http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/CZE.gif OR http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/ITA.gif vs. Melo & Soares http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/BRA.gif
Paes & Vardhan http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/IND.gif vs. Llodra & Tsonga [2] http://2012.itftennis.com/itf/images/flags/14/FRA.gif


:facepalm: :facepalm:

silverwhite
07-31-2012, 05:49 PM
Benneteau/Gasquet def Bhupathi/Bopanna 6-3 6-4 :eek:

Pratik
07-31-2012, 06:26 PM
Benneteau/Gasquet def Bhupathi/Bopanna 6-3 6-4 :eek:

Indian press will have a field day.

Good result for Gasquet. He needed it after his match against Bagman.

Lopez
07-31-2012, 07:16 PM
Has Federer/Wawrinka vs Erlich/Ram been postponed to tomorrow?

wfrw07
07-31-2012, 07:23 PM
Yes. A few doubles matches were (Tsonga's as well obviously, as well as Cilic/Dodig against the Swedes). Berdych/Stepanek vs. Soares/Melo are going the Tsonga vs. Raonic route right about now.

CooCooCachoo
07-31-2012, 07:31 PM
Bhupathi/Bopanna are not a good team. Bopanna needs to get back with Qureshi in order to have some success (obviously not at the Olympics) :o

cswab22
07-31-2012, 07:48 PM
Tomas and Radek have played a lot of tennis today

They are tied 18-18 all in the third of their second match today :sobbing:

ImmzB
08-01-2012, 12:52 AM
Allez Benneteau and Gasquet! :yeah:

Pea
08-01-2012, 05:37 AM
Tipsy/zimonjic vs benneteau/gasquet! Should be good!

Pratik
08-02-2012, 04:35 AM
All the Lindstedt hate seems to have disappeared. He lost both his matches yesterday and no celebration :eek:

Pratik
08-02-2012, 04:40 AM
Quarterfinals

BRYAN / BRYAN (USA) [1] vs ERLICH / RAM (ISR)
TIPSAREVIC / ZIMONJIC (SRB) [3] vs BENNETEAU / GASQUET (FRA)

CILIC / DODIG (CRO) vs FERRER / LOPEZ (ESP)
MELO / SOARES (BRA) vs LLODRA / TSONGA (FRA) [2]

silverwhite
08-02-2012, 02:14 PM
Benneteau/Gasquet def Tipsarevic/Zimonjic 6-4 7-6 :eek:

Puschkin
08-02-2012, 02:20 PM
Well done, Richard and Julien! :woohoo:

ImmzB
08-02-2012, 02:23 PM
Allez! :woohoo:

Great win for them and they are in the SF!! :yeah:

All the best!! COME ON!!!

CooCooCachoo
08-03-2012, 08:14 AM
All the Lindstedt hate seems to have disappeared. He lost both his matches yesterday and no celebration :eek:

:lol: Still happy with his losses :cool:

CooCooCachoo
08-03-2012, 08:14 AM
Too bad the Bryans took out Erlich/Ram. Will be cheering for Benneteau/Gasquet now.

wfrw07
08-03-2012, 06:34 PM
Poor Tsonga. Now 16-16 in the third of the second doubles SF.

Pratik
08-03-2012, 07:15 PM
Too bad the Bryans took out Erlich/Ram. Will be cheering for Benneteau/Gasquet now.

Those damn Bryans took them out too :mad:

Frenchies for God :rocker2:
and Bronze :rocker:

Travod
08-03-2012, 09:52 PM
I have tickets for the final tomorrow :D

SapELee
08-03-2012, 10:57 PM
I don't follow doubles much, but it seems the Bryans are not very popular here :lol:. Good luck to them in their quest for a career Golden Slam :).

silverwhite
08-04-2012, 02:42 PM
Benneteau/Gasquet win the bronze :D

pascal'rG
08-04-2012, 02:46 PM
Yes ! Dedicated to people who thought that the Spaniards were favorite....Gasquet/Benetteau is a really good double team ! The match was really good and Gasquet play unbelievable at times (like the 1 set point)...He often play better in double when he has a partner that motivate him (like when he beats the bryans with Tsonga).
Sorry for Ferrer who deserve so much to win something too...but Benetteau with his injuries and all deserve it maybe more...and Ferrer/Lopez did won the davis cup.

coluta
08-04-2012, 06:21 PM
After their win against Germany, Laura on Murray: "On occasion I’d like Andy to hit the thing a bit harder against the other girl but he’s too nice.”

:)