Too bad that he is skipping not only the hard court season but also the indoors where he might have done well.
Hopefully the rest will do well to his hip and he'll be back at full speed in 2004.
Good luck Nicolas, get well soon.
08-01-2003, 05:54 PM
Actually he has arthritis and it isn't looking good. There isn't really a cure for arthritis, and there is a very good chance this is the end of Nico, unfortunately.
08-02-2003, 12:55 AM
omg thats sooo sad!! *sigh*
it's so not fair how he is always plagued with injuries and we know how good he can play without them...i reckon its strange to think how good a player he could have been in the past few years if he wasn't so unlucky with these injuries!!! :(
hopefully next year will be bettter
08-04-2003, 07:32 AM
It's sad that Nico can't play this year anymore :( But it's great that he now can visit his brother when he's playing matches. Ajax was playing a tournament last weekend, and Nicolas was on tv twice :)
08-05-2003, 02:09 AM
hehe aww really? thats so sweet! still amazed at how different they look lol
08-06-2003, 05:30 PM
Julien looks much better! I didn't know him before he start playing in Holland, but I'm a fan already :p
I didn't like it that Nico was smoking! I don't like it when people smoke, I hate it when topsportmen smoke!
08-06-2003, 11:14 PM
lol ALLL frenchies smoke...
but yeah i hate people that smoke too so i know what you mean
08-07-2003, 11:39 AM
But I hate the Dutch tv a bit now. They were not interested in Nicolas, they only showed him twice, and both of the time they showed him because he was smoking.
Btw. Julien is a really great player :) He's quite good, I'm sure soon he will have lots of fans in Holland. And then there will also be more fans for Nicolas!
08-08-2003, 09:20 AM
lol i like already like julien ;) but i know absolutely nothing about him :P
what did your tv say about nico smoking? did they say it was relaly bad or sth?
08-08-2003, 10:16 AM
During the first match when they showed him (Liverpool vs. Ajax) they said: 'you can see he's a bit nervous because he smokes.' ( :confused: Don't ask me why they said it, they always say stupid things during matches)
During the second match (ajax vs. inter milan) they did only say: 'you can see the air out of his mouth' (again a stupid sentence :p )
08-09-2003, 11:51 AM
That suprises me though, that he smokes. That any professional athlete would smoke. Doesn't that hinder their fitness and endurance? Maybe he just heard the bad news (about the injury or artheritis and he started smoking because of that? :sad: ) Anyway, I hope to see Nico at more Ajax games, that alone would make the Julien purchase worthwhile :D
p.s.: I don't support Ajax, I support Inter but Amsterdam is slightly closer to me than Milano (in geographical distance that is)
08-09-2003, 01:55 PM
Sebgrosfan, Then you must be sad that Wamberto did score in the last minute of the match....
08-09-2003, 06:40 PM
It didn't follow the match because I was on holiday. But yeah, anyone who messes with my boy Toldo... uhm... I wouldn't really like them. I'm not good at threats :o :p
08-10-2003, 10:55 AM
you support Inter?!how come?you r dutch and support an italian football team?
too bad for Nico :sad:
08-11-2003, 09:31 PM
Nico dumped his coach Casagrande :D at least a good note!
08-14-2003, 01:08 AM
hmmm whens he going to get a new coach do u know?
08-14-2003, 08:45 AM
He's enough time to find a new coach
08-15-2003, 08:07 AM
i dont know when he's going to get anew coach,but i'm sure this new one will be better than that stupid casagrande.
08-15-2003, 01:08 PM
what was wrong with casagrande?
08-16-2003, 07:48 AM
he was the one who pumped Nico vs Guytou...and under Casagrande,Nico didnt get any good result.his best results were when he was coached by Benhabiles or Deniau.
08-17-2003, 08:00 AM
he was coached by Deniau?!!
08-17-2003, 12:19 PM
yeah he was,when Casagrande had a car accident and couldnt follow him.it was during Wimbledon 2001,where he beat Hewitt and played his best tennis ever.
08-18-2003, 04:21 AM
oohh ok...so casagrande coached escude then moved onto richie yeah?
08-18-2003, 08:11 AM
coaching Richie?r u kidding?
08-18-2003, 10:34 AM
Esther - Are you sure you don't mean Winogradsky was coaching Richie?!
Cos I have never heard that Casagrande was or is coaching Richie
08-19-2003, 11:38 PM
lol oh yes...thats what i meant...Paulo...*hits head*