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08-06-2017 07:36 AM
Mae
Re: Henri Kontinen

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Originally Posted by Sombrerero loco View Post
i am still his best fan
And he just won yet another Doubles Title
08-06-2017 07:34 AM
Sombrerero loco
Re: Henri Kontinen

i am still his best fan :P
08-05-2017 04:06 AM
Mae
Re: Henri Kontinen

We needed you in here when we were talking about it. I remembered that you were a big fan of his
08-04-2017 03:06 PM
Sombrerero loco
Re: Henri Kontinen

it says never say never(in english). he has had it since he was playing singles, so quite a long time ago
08-03-2017 09:58 PM
Mae
Re: Henri Kontinen

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Originally Posted by csillag View Post
Okay, so this was bothering me all day (because I'm and like to fixate on unimportant details), and finally I had the idea to google it in Finnish instead of English. Apparently the tattoo says "Never say never" (source).
Good job I never thought of doing that at all! And I agree "Never say never"
08-03-2017 05:36 PM
csillag
Re: Henri Kontinen

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Originally Posted by Mae View Post
I agree that he is cute, but normally you can find information on the internet about player's tattoos. But apparently not for him
Okay, so this was bothering me all day (because I'm and like to fixate on unimportant details), and finally I had the idea to google it in Finnish instead of English. Apparently the tattoo says "Never say never" (source).
08-03-2017 02:14 PM
Mae
Re: Henri Kontinen

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Originally Posted by csillag View Post
Yeah, me neither, I even looked through a good number of pictures on google but the ones where the tattoo is visible are too small. (At least he's cute so it wasn't a totally wasted effort. )
I agree that he is cute, but normally you can find information on the internet about player's tattoos. But apparently not for him
08-03-2017 05:58 AM
csillag
Re: Henri Kontinen

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Originally Posted by Mae View Post
I have no idea and I couldn't find any information about it on the internet.
Yeah, me neither, I even looked through a good number of pictures on google but the ones where the tattoo is visible are too small. (At least he's cute so it wasn't a totally wasted effort. )
08-02-2017 10:17 PM
Mae
Re: Henri Kontinen

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Originally Posted by csillag View Post
Apologies for a totally random bump, but I'm curious, what does the tattoo on his left wrist say?
I have no idea and I couldn't find any information about it on the internet.
08-02-2017 07:26 PM
csillag
Re: Henri Kontinen

Apologies for a totally random bump, but I'm curious, what does the tattoo on his left wrist say?
02-08-2017 04:23 AM
Sombrerero loco
Re: Henri Kontinen

henkka
01-31-2017 07:09 PM
TNX1.0E6TOPCA
Re: Henri Kontinen

Australian Open Doubles Champs Kontinen Peers Uncovered





31 Jan 2017 - ATP World Tour Uncovered presented by Peugeot goes behind the scenes with John Peers and Henri Kontinen, the hottest doubles team on tour.
01-28-2017 01:33 PM
TNX1.0E6TOPCA
Re: Henri Kontinen

2017 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Doubles

Aussie and Finnish pair combine to take out Australian Open doubles title



01-28-2017 01:22 PM
TNX1.0E6TOPCA
Re: Henri Kontinen

Peers and Kontinen seal first major title

28 January 2017

Aussie and Finnish pair combine to take out Australian Open doubles title.

John Peers is the first Australian man to lift a Grand Slam men’s doubles title since 2005, after teaming with Henri Kontinen to fend off the challenge of the Bryan Brothers 7-5 7-5 in the final of the Australian Open on Saturday night.

“It is an amazing feeling. I was looking through some of the names on the trophy. To be alongside some of the guys and idols I looked up to in the past is something that hasn't sunk in yet.

“To be able to do that and be a part of what Australian legacy has been with tennis is something I was dreaming of as a child,” declared Peers, who was the first Australian to reach the Melbourne Park men’s doubles final since Todd Woodbridge won here in 2001 with Jonas Bjorkman.

“It's a humbling sort of experience and something that I'll never take for granted.”

In their post-match speech, the Bryans acknowledged their opponents had been “red-hot”, and they were right.

The fourth seeds, who defeated the American twins en route to the Paris Masters and ATP World Tour Finals at the back end of 2016, struck 22 winners to steal the first set just before a tiebreak was required with some alert net play.

The Bryans were aiming to add to their six titles at Melbourne Park to draw level with John Newcombe’s record of 17 doubles majors, but Kontinen/Peers pounced once again at 6-5 to clinch their first Grand Slam title as a pairing with a sumptuous lob onto the baseline from the Australian.

“That was definitely one of the greatest shots I’ve hit, and to do it on our second match point was really good,” Peers said.

“I was lucky enough to pull it off – feels really nice.”

A host of Finnish supporters made it into Rod Laver Arena to cheer on Kontinen too, the first male or female from his country to even contest a Grand Slam final.

The 26-year-old is delighted to keep their unbeaten record against the Bryan brothers intact.

“We’ve been playing well for a while, and we know we’re tough to beat. But you know their history, how many Slam finals they played and won,” Kontinen said.

“They're always going to be a tough team to beat. To do it now three times in a row is great for us. We know next time we play them, it's going to be a battle again.”

The Kontinen/Peers duo strive to keep on improving and hope to add more trophies to their cabinet in 2017 after a perfect start.

“Obviously this already puts us in there going towards London, end of the year (ATP Finals). But we'll do the same thing as we did last year. We're going to have bad weeks, unfortunately. But everybody does, bad matches,” reflected Kontinen.

“We're just going to do the same thing, stay positive, try to improve individually and as a team. We'll see how the year ends.”







01-28-2017 01:20 PM
TNX1.0E6TOPCA
Re: Henri Kontinen

28 Jan 2017 Kontinen/Peers Capture Aussie Open Doubles Title def. Bryan brothers 7-5 7-5



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