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11-15-2013 06:19 PM | |
nellis_lv |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [Update after WTF RR] Hah, true that. |
11-15-2013 04:23 PM | |
a1canada |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [Update after WTF RR] Underestimated nadal a bit too! |
11-15-2013 03:25 PM | |
nellis_lv |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 ! Quote:
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1) Djokovic
2) Murray 3) Del Potro 4) Berdych 5) Federer 6) Nadal 7) Ferrer 8) Janowicz 9) Nishikori 10) Tsonga 11) Cilic 12) Querrey 13) Isner 14) Anderson 15) Wawrinka 16) Dolgopolov 17) Raonic 18) Monaco 19) Tipsarevic 20) Gasquet 21) Haas 22) Klizan 23) Youzhny 24) Simon 25) Almagro 26) Verdasco 27) Kohlschreiber 28) Stepanek 29) Lopez 30) Baghdatis 31) Troicki 32) F. Mayer 33) Seppi 34) Paire 35) Granollers 36) Bellucci 37) Dimitrov 38) Fognini 39) Falla 40) Goffin 41) Benneteau 42) Matosevic 43) Giraldo 44) Soeda 45) Nieminen 46) Chardy 47) L. Mayer 48) Dodig 49) Sock 50) Rufin 51) Malisse 52) Zemlja 53) Ramos 54) Rosol 55) Kubot 56) Garcia-Lopez 57) Lacko 58) Andujar 59) Ito 60) Roger-Vasselin 61) Stakhovsky 62) Darcis 63) Istomin 64) Llodra 65) Kavcic 66) Cipolla 67) Mathieu 68) Pella 69) Bemelmans 70) Robredo 71) Petzschner 72) Jaziri 73) Haase 74) Berankis 75) Yen Lu 76) Kuznetsov 77) Lorenzi 78) Melzer 79) Tomic 80) Muller 81) Del Bonis 82) Pospisil 83) Becker 84) Karlovic 85) R. Harrison 86) Kukushkin 87) Mahut 88) Rochus 89) Ungur 90) Marchenko 91) Sijsling 92) Gimeno-Traver 93) Sousa 94) Montanes 95) Sugita 96) Donskoy 97) Bedene 98) Kudla 99) Berlocq 100) Bogomolov I overestimated Janowicz, Nishikori, and Berdych I got Goffin, Sock, and Pospisil totally wrong, as well. |
01-20-2013 03:19 PM | |
Transcender |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] 1. Murray 2. Djokovic 3. Federer 4. Ferrer 5. Nadal 6. Berdych 7. Del Potro 8. Almagro |
01-08-2013 12:07 PM | |
Featherer |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] Quote:
Originally Posted by Pratik
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If Gasquet has been picked twice, how can he have only one point?
well, that's weird. Maybe I subconsciously aimed at provoking you mathematicians (you and Slasher), or maybe because your Gasquet defeated my Davydenko in Doha and I was subconsciously pissed, but I didn't do it consciously/intentionally, I swear. Quote:
Originally Posted by uxyzapenje
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I was banned until 26th of December. You can see my posting history if you think I'm lying. I came here on 27th after 1 month, couldn't have picked it earlier.
However, ban or not and lying or not are not the points anyway. Although I'm the thread starter I really don't think I'm empowered of breaking the rules (or changing them during the contest), i.e. allowing late entries, thus virtually handicapping 60 people (as explained in the other post). (Btw, there was also one other poster a little late, after you.) Since many people participate in the contest I should treat things with some practical seriousness now, even if the whole thing is rather for fun actually. What's the big deal with not being included in the contest part? This thread is not only for the contest. You can also settle your predictions here just like that (in order to compare it later with what happened really, what you expected and what surprised you). Yes, we know you're a Tipsarevic fan and probably you would have picked him anyway. (What I accused you of earlier as well as what I said about Djokovic at AbuDhabi 2011 and so on was rather theoretically / a general issue.) Moreover you've been just a little late, not much. Hence you certainly won't go unnoticed if your predictions/picks turn out to be correct at the end of the season. |
01-08-2013 04:07 AM | |
Pratik |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] Quote:
Originally Posted by Featherer
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The Tennis players picked by 59 of the 60 entrants are sorted by their ATP rankings (season end 2012) to better illustrate the expected changes. (I excluded the picks of one entrant, who was obviously joking, from these stats.) The first number after the players' names shows how often they were picked. The second number results from the predicted rankings, if 8 points for 1st ranks, ..., 1 for 8th. 1. Djokovic 59 454 2. Federer 59 325 3. Murray 59 383 4. Nadal 59 342 5. Ferrer 50 141 6. Berdych 52 124 7. DelPotro 57 237 8. Tsonga 41 70 9. Tipsarevic 1 1 by coolfish1103 10. Gasquet 2 1 by Pratik and Slasher1985 (11. Almagro 0) (12. Monaco 0) 13. Raonic 19 34! 14. Isner 1 1 by latso 15. Cilic 3 4 by AncicCilic and Legendary Lopata and GrimbleGromble 19. Nishikori 5 6 24. Verdasco 1 2 by Dr. Albans 26. Janowicz 3 5 by nellis_lv and BauerAlmeida and Brick Top 48. Dimitrov 1 1 by iniesta896 |
01-07-2013 10:21 PM | |
uxyzapenje |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] Quote:
Originally Posted by Featherer
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^^uxyzapenje
You sended your picks when Tipsarevic had already beaten Murray and Ferrer had beaten or was near beating Berdych in AbuDhabi. So Tipsarevic made the Top8 in your predictions and Ferrer landed even above Federer. Nice try, man! The deadline: Even if an Exho the AbuDhabi tournament is best for deadline since information is more important than a few ranking points. AbuDhabi already holds a lot of information about the shape of several top players, probably more than Doha/Brisbane/Chennai and Sydney/Auckland combined. The awarded ranking points for the latter are comparatively unimportant. For example, at the 2011 AbuDhabi edition it became clear that Djokovic fully recovered from his back injury, which was pretty uncertain beforehand! At last year's edition Nadal withdrew from the Australian Open during AbuDhabi. Moreover, this thread is intended to be a relaxed Off-season activity. I mean, it's almost the same if you settle your picks on 6th or 26th December. Not much happens during that three weeks. Whereas predictions during the AbuDhabi tournament already imply an advantage in information. It would be bad if most entrants waited with their predictions until the end of December. |
01-07-2013 10:20 PM | |
Allez |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] 1. Murray 2. Nole 3. Nadal 4. Del Potro 5. Berdych 6. Federer (due to a severely reduced schedule). 7. Tsonga 8. Ferrer With a fighting chance 9. Tomic 10. Gasquet |
01-07-2013 09:47 PM | |
Featherer |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] ^^uxyzapenje You sended your picks when Tipsarevic had already beaten Murray and Ferrer had beaten or was near beating Berdych in AbuDhabi. So Tipsarevic made the Top8 in your predictions and Ferrer landed even above Federer. Nice try, man! The deadline: Even if an Exho the AbuDhabi tournament is best for deadline since information is more important than a few ranking points. AbuDhabi already holds a lot of information about the shape of several top players, probably more than Doha/Brisbane/Chennai and Sydney/Auckland combined. The awarded ranking points for the latter are comparatively unimportant. For example, at the 2011 AbuDhabi edition it became clear that Djokovic fully recovered from his back injury, which was pretty uncertain beforehand! At last year's edition Nadal withdrew from the Australian Open during AbuDhabi. Moreover, this thread is intended to be a relaxed Off-season activity. I mean, it's almost the same if you settle your picks on 6th or 26th December. Not much happens during that three weeks. Whereas predictions during the AbuDhabi tournament already imply an advantage in information. It would be bad if most entrants waited with their predictions until the end of December. |
01-07-2013 05:59 PM | |
uxyzapenje |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] You forgot me in the 'Tsonga won't make the top8' column... And in who picked Tipsarevic... |
01-07-2013 05:12 PM | |
samo7266 |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] 1) Djokovic 2) Federer 3) Murray 4) Del Potro 5) Nadal 6) Tsonga 7) Ferrer 8) Berdych |
01-07-2013 05:08 PM | |
decrepitude |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 ! Quote:
Originally Posted by TBkeeper
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Federer (2 slams, 1 masters)
Nadal (1 slam, 2 masters) Davydenko (1 slam , 1 master) Hewitt (2 masters) Robredo (1 master) Nalbandian (1 master) Blake (1 master) Del Potro (2 ATP 500 , 4 ATP 250) |
01-07-2013 03:07 PM | |
Looner |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] 1. Djokovic 2. Murray 3. Nadal 4. Federer 5. Del Potro 6. Ferrer 7. Berdych 8. Raonic |
01-07-2013 03:05 PM | |
Featherer |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 [# stats] . . Code:
The Tennis players picked by 59 of the 60 entrants are sorted by their ATP rankings (season end 2012) to better illustrate the expected changes. (I excluded the picks of one entrant, who was obviously joking, from these stats.) The first number after the players' names shows how often they were picked. The second number results from the predicted rankings, if 8 points for 1st ranks, ..., 1 for 8th. 1. Djokovic 59 454 2. Federer 59 325 3. Murray 59 383 4. Nadal 59 342 5. Ferrer 50 141 6. Berdych 52 124 7. DelPotro 57 237 8. Tsonga 41 70 9. Tipsarevic 1 1 by coolfish1103 10. Gasquet 2 2 by Pratik and Slasher1985 (11. Almagro 0) (12. Monaco 0) 13. Raonic 19 34! 14. Isner 1 1 by latso 15. Cilic 3 4 by AncicCilic and Legendary Lopata and GrimbleGromble 19. Nishikori 5 6 24. Verdasco 1 2 by Dr. Albans 26. Janowicz 3 5 by nellis_lv and BauerAlmeida and Brick Top 48. Dimitrov 1 1 by iniesta896 Code:
So the Top 8 of 2013 as expected by the majority of the entrants are: 1. Djokovic 0 2. Murray +1 3. Nadal +1 4. Federer -2 5. DelPotro +2 6. Ferrer -1 7. Berdych -1 8. Tsonga 0 And in fact two entrants chose precisely the above version: duong and myself. Code:
Almost half of the entrants think we'll get exactly the same Top 8 as last year. If that really happens it would be the first time in history, I guess. duong 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Featherer 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Kowchi 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.Ferrer 6.DelPotro 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga outrider 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.Ferrer 6.DelPotro 7.Tsonga 8.Berdych Chase Visa 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Tsonga Roy Emerson 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Tsonga ProdigyEng 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Tsonga 7.Berdych 8.Ferrer Nole fan 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga duarte_a 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.Ferrer 6.DelPotro 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Eddy DoubleD 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.DelPotro 5.Nadal 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga * Cheyen 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Ferrer 5.DelPotro 6.Nadal 7.Tsonga 8.Berdych Del GOATro 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.DelPotro 4.Federer 5.Nadal 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Alex999 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Abel 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga nole_no1 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Tsonga 8.Berdych nazzac 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Tsonga JurajCrane 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Tsonga 7.Ferrer 8.Berdych TigerTim 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.Tsonga 6.Ferrer 7.DelPotro 8.Berdych bizzle 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.DelPotro 5.Federer 6.Ferrer 7.Tsonga 8.Berdych GSMnadal 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Federer 4.Murray 5.Ferrer 6.Berdych 7.DelPotro 8.Tsonga End da Game 1.Djokovic 2.DelPotro 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.Murray 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Tsonga * RafaelNadalisGod 1.Nadal 2.Djokovic 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Tsonga 7.Berdych 8.Ferrer Marto 1.Nadal 2.Djokovic 3.Murray 4.Ferrer 5.Federer 6.DelPotro 7.Tsonga 8.Berdych ciprianned 1.Nadal 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.Murray 5.Ferrer 6.DelPotro 7.Tsonga 8.Berdych * se7en 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Tsonga Matthew2408 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Ferrer 4.Nadal 5.Federer 6.DelPotro 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Bashkatik 1.Federer 2.Djokovic 3.Nadal 4.Murray 5.Ferrer 6.DelPotro 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Federer&Hingis 1.Federer 2.Murray 3.Djokovic 4.DelPotro 5.Berdych 6.Nadal 7.Ferrer 8.Tsonga Tsonga won't make the Top8: djokovicgonzalez 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.Berdych 6.DelPotro 7.Ferrer 8.Raonic Han Solo 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Raonic * Noserer 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.DelPotro 5.Federer 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Raonic MOhero 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.Ferrer 6.DelPotro 7.Berdych 8.Raonic 156mphserve 1.Djokovic 2.Federer 3.Murray 4.DelPotro 5.Nadal 6.Ferrer 7.Raonic 8.Berdych nellis_lv 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.DelPotro 4.Berdych 5.Federer 6.Nadal 7.Ferrer 8.Janowicz BauerAlmeida 1.Djokovic 2.DelPotro 3.Nadal 4.Murray 5.Federer 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Janowicz Brick Top 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Janowicz 7.Ferrer 8.Berdych lucyfur 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.DelPotro 4.Federer 5.Nadal 6.Berdych 7.Ferrer 8.Nishikori Slasher1985 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Gasquet Pratik 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.DelPotro 5.Nadal 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Gasquet AncicCilic 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.Berdych 6.DelPotro 7.Ferrer 8.Cilic coolfish1103 1.Djokovic 2.Federer 3.Murray 4.DelPotro 5.Berdych 6.Nadal 7.Ferrer 8.Tipsarevic iniesta896 1.Federer 2.Djokovic 3.Murray 4.Nadal 5.Berdych 6.Ferrer 7.DelPotro 8.Dimitrov Dr. Albans 1.Nadal 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.Murray 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Verdasco 8.Berdych Ferrer won't make the Top8: Certinfy 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Tsonga 8.Raonic johnny tsunami 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Tsonga 8.Raonic sdmartin 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.DelPotro 4.Federer 5.Nadal 6.Raonic 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga DDRickyDD 1.Djokovic 2.Federer 3.Nadal 4.DelPotro 5.Raonic 6.Murray 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga Mark Lenders 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Murray 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Nishikori 7.Berdych 8.Tsonga latso 1.Djokovic 2.Nadal 3.Federer 4.Murray 5.DelPotro 6.Berdych 7.Tsonga 8.Isner Berdych won't make the Top8: Droog 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Tsonga 7.Ferrer 8.Raonic FleetSeb 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.Federer 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Tsonga 8.Raonic samo7266 1.Djokovic 2.Federer 3.Murray 4.DelPotro 5.Nadal 6.Tsonga 7.Ferrer 8.Raonic Chirag 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Tsonga 8.Raonic ZackBusner 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.DelPotro 4.Nadal 5.Federer 6.Raonic 7.Tsonga 8.Ferrer Two out of DelPotro / Berdych / Tsonga / Ferrer won't make the Top8: come2papa 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.DelPotro 6.Ferrer 7.Raonic 8.Nishikori Federer-Fan 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Federer 4.Nadal 5.Tsonga 6.DelPotro 7.Nishikori 8.Raonic Mountaindewslave 1.Nadal 2.Federer 3.Djokovic 4.Raonic 5.Murray 6.Ferrer 7.Berdych 8.Nishikori Legendary Lopata 1.Djokovic 2.Murray 3.Nadal 4.DelPotro 5.Berdych 6.Federer 7.Cilic 8.Raonic GrimbleGromble 1.Murray 2.Djokovic 3.Berdych 4.Nadal 5.Federer 6.Raonic 7.Tsonga 8.Cilic TBkeeper will make it: TBkeeper 1.Federer 2.Nadal 3.Davydenko 4.Hewitt 5.Robredo 6.Nalbandian 7.Blake 8.DelPotro * Side note: It might be that some (currently banned) entrants are double accounts. If that proves to be true I will remove them from the list of entrants as well as from the stats later on. Just as last year there was just one entrant who marched to a different tune, and just as last year it was precisily the last entrant (before the deadline), who did so. I don't really know what to make of this "tradition". ...Checking back our predictions will start to become interesting after the US Open. .
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12-27-2012 05:21 PM | |
FedererFan2012 |
Re: Challenge: Predict the Top 8 of 2013 ! 1. Djokovic 2. Murray 3. Federer 4. Nadal 5. Del Potro 6. Ferrer 7. Berdych 8. Raonic |
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