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Monte-Carlo Will Be Cancelled if Rainiero Dies

Alvarillo
04-01-2005, 08:42 AM
ATP is thinking about the possibility of cancel Monte-Carlo AMS if Rainiero Dies

Alvarillo
04-01-2005, 08:43 AM
El calendario del circuito profesional se podría ver afectado si el príncipe Rainiero de Mónaco fallece en las próximas fechas por sus problemas de salud. El luto en el Principado podría afectar al Masters Series de Montecarlo, que tiene fijadas sus fechas entre el 9 y 17 de abril. Miembros de la ATP ya han informado a los jugadores sobre la posibilidad de cancelación del torneo. Sin embargo, se intentará que el TMS se juegue porque es uno de los torneos puntuables dentro de la clasificación anual.

MARCA

~EMiLiTA~
04-01-2005, 08:46 AM
interesante...gracias alvaro

ae wowww
04-01-2005, 08:46 AM
1st April?

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 08:48 AM
He is quite sick, but if they didn't cancel the Chennai tournament, they won't cancel Monte Carlo.

fabolous
04-01-2005, 08:48 AM
if this is 1st april than it's good.
if this is not 1st april than it's bad. :sad:

joske
04-01-2005, 09:00 AM
that would suck but.. yeah he's after all the king :rolleyes:

speaking of people dying.. I heard His Holiness The Pope's not far from the end himself? :confused:

El Legenda
04-01-2005, 09:03 AM
speaking of people dying.. I heard His Holiness The Pope's not far from the end himself? :confused:

he has high fever..then like 20other things.. :sad:

Björki
04-01-2005, 09:12 AM
can anyone pls translate the article :help:

Deivid23
04-01-2005, 09:39 AM
He is quite sick, but if they didn't cancel the Chennai tournament, they won't cancel Monte Carlo.

If Rainiero dies, I´m quite sure it will be cancelled

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 09:41 AM
If Rainiero dies, I´m quite sure it will be cancelled

Even the casino might close. That isn't a good enough reason to cancel a tournament.

Deivid23
04-01-2005, 09:43 AM
Even the casino might close. That isn't a good enough reason to cancel a tournament.

Maybe for u it isn´t but Mónaco is a special place for issues concerning its Royal Family.

Björki
04-01-2005, 09:44 AM
Even the casino might close. That isn't a good enough reason to cancel a tournament.
I hope you are right.

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 09:46 AM
Maybe for u it isn´t but Mónaco is a special place for issues concerning its Royal Family.

Rainier the autocrat, albeit one that turned around Monaco. I mean there aren't that many Monegasques, there are more non-Monegasques than locals.

Yes, we do have a Royal Family where I come from and if this was the case in my country. I'd say exactly the same thing.

El Legenda
04-01-2005, 09:46 AM
cancelled or maybe postpond?? Im sure ATP could fit it in later.

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 09:46 AM
It's not going anywhere RDucky.

jtipson
04-01-2005, 09:55 AM
that would suck but.. yeah he's after all the king :rolleyes:

speaking of people dying.. I heard His Holiness The Pope's not far from the end himself? :confused:


Next thing you know there'll be an announcement from the FIT to say Rome will be cancelled then ;)

*Ljubica*
04-01-2005, 09:58 AM
It's not going anywhere RDucky.

Like GWH I find it extremely unlikely that this tournament will be cancelled - it would be a logistic and financial nightmare for the ATP, the MCCC, and everyone else involved. If Rainier should pass away between now and April 9th, I think the most that would happen is that one day's play may be canclled as a mark of respect to coincide with the State funeral. Strangely enough of course, Monte Carlo County Club (venue of the tournament) is not actually IN Monte Carlo - you cross the border back into France every time you enter it!

Oh - and for Bjorki ......translation..........

"The ATP calendar could be affected if Prince Rainier of Monaco should pass away in the next days as a result of his present serious health problems. The mourning in the Principality could well affect the Masters' Series event in Monte Carlo, that is due to take place between 9th and 17th April. The ATP have already informed the players of the possibility of cancelling the tournament. Nevertheless, it will be attempted to carry on with the TMS event as normal, as it is one of the most important tournaments of the year."

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 09:58 AM
Next thing you know there'll be an announcement from the FIT to say Rome will be cancelled then ;)

:)

basil333
04-01-2005, 10:04 AM
Forgetting the day today - i really do think that ATP should cancel Monte Carlo if Prince Rainier does unfortunately die - out of respect for one thing, and out of the fact that it is also being held at his club. Monte Carlo is a wonderful fairytale tournament, and although I am not too much of a British Royalist, I am fond of the Monaco Romantic Fairytale - I think if Prince Rainier does get worse, the tournament should be cancelled.

Long Live Prince Rainier

jrm
04-01-2005, 10:05 AM
Are you sure ... this is Masters tournament after all ... big money at stake

RainerShuttle
04-01-2005, 10:08 AM
I reckon Schuettler should win it as a mark of respect. Two Rainers and all that. He came close last year

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 10:09 AM
Forgetting the day today - i really do think that ATP should cancel Monte Carlo if Prince Rainier does unfortunately die - out of respect for one thing, and out of the fact that it is also being held at his club. Monte Carlo is a wonderful fairytale tournament, and although I am not too much of a British Royalist, I am fond of the Monaco Romantic Fairytale - I think if Prince Rainier does get worse, the tournament should be cancelled.

Long Live Prince Rainier

Too much to lose economically and a TMS event unless Monaco was in a war, then I don't see how it would be beneficial. As I said before Chennai after the Tsunami disasters ravaged the region and that part of India wasn't cancelled, so this shouldn't be.

Rainier well he'll never really die.

Björki
04-01-2005, 10:09 AM
Thanks Rosie :hug:

*Ljubica*
04-01-2005, 10:14 AM
Thanks Rosie :hug:


You're welcome Bjorki. And I agree with GWH that it would not be beneficial in any way to cancel this tournament. And as a businessman who worked hard to bring (even more) money into his Prinicpality, - I am sure Rainier wouldn't want it to be either. Life must go on - sporting events all over the world were held shortly after the tsunami, the events of September 11th and the Madrid bombings. Just my opinion anyway.

basil333
04-01-2005, 10:15 AM
Ok GWH I understand your post - but lets just hope he can hold on and get to enjoy possibly his last tournament.

I saw Prince Rainer and Prince Albert last year and liked the humility of humanness of the pair of them... I actually brushed Prince Rainer's arm not realising it was him as he was just wandering about up at the top of the practice courts... there were no men in black to protect him... as my sister said... after all why should he have men in black up here? its his club...

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 10:23 AM
Everyone in Monaco is either a tax evader, a gambler or a member of the police force.

As Rosie said he turned around the principality from where it was before to its prosperity now and I doubt whether he'd want the tournament cancelled.

*Elsie*
04-01-2005, 10:25 AM
Next thing you know there'll be an announcement from the FIT to say Rome will be cancelled then ;)
Why? The pope is the chief of state of the Vatican, which happens to be independant

jtipson
04-01-2005, 10:38 AM
Why? The pope is the chief of state of the Vatican, which happens to be independant

It's still logistically in Rome though. Don't take my comment too seriously, that's what the ;) was for.

I am quite glad I've booked my hotel for the tournament already though, in case the masses suddenly descend on the city.

Choupi
04-01-2005, 10:57 AM
I would understand if the tournament was cancelled if the Prince passes away before it begins. That would be a certain mark of respect. But I would be annoyed because the Chennaî event wouldn't have been cancelled whereas the damages resulting from the tsunami, in my opinion, have been much more serious and by far! That would be totally nonsense. The decision of cancelling 1 day of play would suit me far better.

Sommarsverige
04-01-2005, 11:00 AM
I really cannot imagine that they would cancel the Monte Carlo tournament if Rainier dies.
I absolutely agree with Rosie, that all sporting events have taken place even after catastrophees like Tsunami and so on.
I agree that they should do something to honour Rainier, but not cancel the whole tournament. This wouldn´t make sense at all.
And Rainier is also still alieve...

*Elsie*
04-01-2005, 11:00 AM
Don't take my comment too seriously, that's what the ;) was for.

I am a very, very serious girl tjipson ;)

Smankyou
04-01-2005, 11:29 AM
If they are willing to close their precious casino's, then it's only logical that they cancel the tourney. But does that mean they will cancel the F1 as well? Ok, now I'm doubting.

joske
04-01-2005, 11:38 AM
Even the casino might close. That isn't a good enough reason to cancel a tournament.

well I can assure you that it is.. maybe you don't live in a monarchic (does this word even exist? :lol: ) society but the royal families are still quite important to a lot of people (eventho they don't have THAT much power anymore or nething)

like in Belgium.. sometimes it seems that the royal family's the only thing that can keep this country together... Flemings (in the north) and Walloons (in the south) are constantly fighting.. at least in politics that is

neways royal families are respected and cancelling a tournament because of the death of a king or queen seems like a very logical thing to me - but then again.. who am I really :rolleyes:

RogerRocks
04-01-2005, 11:40 AM
If they are willing to close their precious casino's, then it's only logical that they cancel the tourney. But does that mean they will cancel the F1 as well? Ok, now I'm doubting.

The F1 race is in about 7 weeks. That's a difference

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 11:43 AM
joske, well where I am from we have royalty and they are treated as human beings. It doesn't make sense to cancel a tournament for a bunch of people through bloodlines or marriage weren't elected.

Smankyou
04-01-2005, 11:46 AM
The F1 race is in about 7 weeks. That's a difference
Well he's not dead yet.

And I can't believe you managed to pull something out of what I said. I couldn't even make sense of it.

Rogiman
04-01-2005, 11:47 AM
That's nature's way methinks, babies are born - old people die - I see no point in making an issue out of that, I mean - it's not like someone was assassinated...

liptea
04-01-2005, 11:57 AM
that would suck but.. yeah he's after all the king :rolleyes:

speaking of people dying.. I heard His Holiness The Pope's not far from the end himself? :confused:

:sad: I'm not even Catholic, but I will cry.

Nikki♥
04-01-2005, 12:05 PM
If he died they would cancel the Monaco F1 GP as well. :sobbing: I don´t want him to die too soon because in case of his death the jerk of his son would replace him. He´s a wanker.

Smankyou
04-01-2005, 12:16 PM
I'm all for having the cute grandson being heir to the throne.

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 12:18 PM
Albert better have some kiddies soon though.

Nikki♥
04-01-2005, 12:21 PM
I´m sure Albert has some kids already...with lots of different women. :eek: Male slut.

Action Jackson
04-01-2005, 12:23 PM
Buhu, no little heirs to the throne though.

Nikki♥
04-01-2005, 12:26 PM
If I was him I would settle down with a decent woman first and get married. Then he can continue the baby making. I´m sure even he would be able to come up with some sweet, little heirs to the throne.

Billabong
04-01-2005, 12:36 PM
:sad:

Saumon
04-01-2005, 02:00 PM
I´m sure Albert has some kids already...with lots of different women. :eek: Male slut.
Albert's gay...


I agree that Caroline's son is hot :o

http://mcpress.free.fr/2003-actualite-en-images-monaco/fete%20national/MCP006452.jpghttp://www.lavanguardia.es/18_07_2004/dom/sb1811a6706937.jpg

:kiss:


Btw half of the people living in Monaco are tennis players and the other half are F1 pilots... so... :rolleyes:
And I heard on the radio that the sporting events wont be cancelled whatever happens... ;)

Nikki♥
04-01-2005, 02:02 PM
:haha: Oh well, maybe one of the reasons why he isn´t married yet is his homosexuality. Can be possible that he only has his pictures taken with so many beautiful women to hide it from his daddy and the media.

Rex
04-01-2005, 02:07 PM
lets hope he is ok- then the tournament can go on

helena
04-01-2005, 02:19 PM
From yahoo news :


Face aux nombreuses interrogations sur le maintien des manifestations culturelles et sportives en principauté, le service de presse du tournoi de tennis ATP sur terre battue de Monte-Carlo, prévu du 9 au 17 avril, a fait savoir jeudi qu'il "aura lieu quoiqu'il arrive".


Whatever happens the tournament will be played


*sorry for my english*

*julie*
04-01-2005, 03:02 PM
Thank god for this news!!! Then, I'll be there!

jazz_girl
04-01-2005, 03:29 PM
There's the same news at ESPN:
The tennis must go on
http://espndeportes.espn.go.com/story?id=313423
Just a sentence from it:
"El torneo de tenis de Mónaco se mantendrá en las fechas previstas "pase lo que pase" con el príncipe Rainiero, de 81 años"
"The Monaco tennis tournament will be held in the arranged dates "whatever happens" to prince Rainiero, aged 81".

Scotso
04-01-2005, 04:12 PM
Good. To cancel a TMS just because someone died would be rather silly.

alfonsojose
04-01-2005, 04:44 PM
They should play Montecarlo at Houston. I'd love to se Roddick and Jim faces :lol:

*Ljubica*
04-02-2005, 12:27 PM
This is the official word on the tournament web-site. Under no circumstances will the tournament be cancelled, but the ATP Awards Dinner that always happens there and some other events will be cancelled as a mark of respect.

http://montecarlo.masters-series.com/1005/

MASTERS SERIES MONTE-CARLO

Considering the extremely worrying news regarding the health of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, the Management Committee of the Masters Series Monte-Carlo has decided to cancel the additional festivities initially programmed during the Tournament.

The sporting event, which is part of the ATP professional circuit will be maintained from 9 to 17 April 2005, with all the dignity that such circumstances impose

~EMiLiTA~
04-02-2005, 01:49 PM
thanks Rosie...that makes sense

David Kenzie
04-06-2005, 11:46 AM
The prince Rainier died this morning at the age of 81.

The Monte-Carlo tournament will not be cancelled, but the Monaco v Lille football match which was to be played this week-end will be postponed.

syd
04-06-2005, 11:50 AM
happy to learn they not going to cancell it, it would habe been really stupid !!

alex.2812
04-06-2005, 12:01 PM
Albert's gay...


I agree that Caroline's son is hot :o

http://mcpress.free.fr/2003-actualite-en-images-monaco/fete%20national/MCP006452.jpghttp://www.lavanguardia.es/18_07_2004/dom/sb1811a6706937.jpg

:kiss:


Btw half of the people living in Monaco are tennis players and the other half are F1 pilots... so... :rolleyes:
And I heard on the radio that the sporting events wont be cancelled whatever happens... ;)

that's the future king?

Action Jackson
04-06-2005, 12:02 PM
Good to see some common sense that the tournament won't be cancelled.

ae wowww
04-06-2005, 12:19 PM
Good to see some common sense that the tournament won't be cancelled.

Yeah, it was a bit crazy to even consider it, on here. Realistically, even out of respect cancelling it-there would have been mayhem. Understandably Chennai could have cancelled due to structural damage etc. But this case is entirely different.

Action Jackson
04-06-2005, 12:20 PM
Yeah, it was a bit crazy to even consider it, on here. Realistically, even out of respect cancelling it-there would have been mayhem. Understandably Chennai could have cancelled due to structural damage etc. But this case is entirely different.

As I said earlier in the thread there was no chance of it being cancelled, too much to lose financially for one and they have reached the right decision.

Federerhingis
04-06-2005, 02:21 PM
Oh wow how old is prince Rainier? The last time I saw him on tv he looked to be in his mid 60's early 70's some years ago maybe 4-6yrs ago? By the way I dont know how old this post is or was originally made but the pope died 2 days ago, or is it three? This days savings time thingi is driving me knuts here in the states, time just goes by too fast, anyways it would certainly be another very sad death.

David Kenzie
04-06-2005, 02:51 PM
The prince died today at 81 as I said on the previous page.
They say that for the moment there is no plan of cancelling the tourney although there will be no "festivities".

*Ljubica*
04-07-2005, 10:10 AM
http://montecarlo.masters-series.com/1005/


Official Release


Due to the death of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III of Monaco, the Management Committee of the Masters Series Monte-Carlo confirms the cancellation of the additional festivities.

The sporting event, part of the ATP professional circuit will be maintained from 9 to 17 April 2005, with all the dignity that such circumstances impose

basil333
04-07-2005, 10:15 AM
I agree with Judio...

That statement was released before the Funeral date was released.