MensTennisForums.com - Reply to Topic

Thread: J.P. Smith Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MensTennisForums.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
06-16-2016 01:24 AM
RustyOz
Re: J.P. Smith

Jipper gets a first round win over American Alexander Sarkissian at Ilkley, getting up in straights sets 64 64.
06-10-2016 01:56 PM
Ritz
Re: J.P. Smith

Quote:
Originally Posted by RustyOz View Post
Just like the junior days. Wonder what Klein was calling JP under his breath. He came up with some outrageous things when they played as youngsters.
Maybe explains why JP was very expressive of his emotions during the match with lots of Comes ons which i do not hear a lot from him.
06-10-2016 07:04 AM
Ausie
Re: J.P. Smith

AEGON Surbiton Trophy, R2

John-Patrick Smith AUS - [2] Jordan Thompson AUS 6-2 6-7(5) 3-6
06-08-2016 10:01 PM
RustyOz
Re: J.P. Smith

Just like the junior days. Wonder what Klein was calling JP under his breath. He came up with some outrageous things when they played as youngsters.
06-08-2016 11:39 AM
Ausie
Re: J.P. Smith

AEGON Surbiton Trophy, R1

John-Patrick Smith AUS - Brydan Klein GBR 6-2 6-4
06-01-2016 06:03 PM
Ausie
Re: J.P. Smith

AEGON Manchester Trophy, R1

John-Patrick Smith (AUS) - [5] Benjamin Becker (GER) 6-4 3-6 5-7
04-03-2016 12:33 PM
TalkonTennis
Re: J.P. Smith

Yes, I think it's a case of JP playing the percentages - even if he were to enter some clay events, would he really succeed against others who are much more comfortable on the surface? So he may believe that by sticking with hardcourts and then moving straight onto grass that he stands a better chance of advancing his ranking.

Of course, this is the same guy who thought (maybe not that unreasonably) that the best path to cracking the Top 100 after the USO last year was going to do the European indoor swing rather than heading to Asia, which just didn't work at all...

But perhaps his unexpected run to the doubles QFs in Miami with Omar has put a bit of pep in the Jipper's step. Here's hoping!
04-03-2016 08:43 AM
Kateoz
Re: J.P. Smith

Quote:
Originally Posted by azza View Post
Looks like JP, is totally missing the clay season, not even playing RG Quallies, bit weird...
Well he's never played a lot of clay - literally only a couple of futures, literally only a couple of challengers and three rounds of qualies. Still, a bit odd I agree given did actually win one of those futures, and won a round of qualifying at RG last year.

Have to assume he just really doesn't like clay...bit of a shame though, would have liked to see him team up with Omar again, though would have struggled to get in I guess.
04-03-2016 08:24 AM
azza
Re: J.P. Smith

Looks like JP, is totally missing the clay season, not even playing RG Quallies, bit weird

04 April // Le Gosier Challenger

25 April // Taipei Challenger

02 May // Busan Challenger

09 May // Seoul Challenger

16 May // Bangkok 3 Challenger

30 May // Manchester Challenger

06 June // Surbiton Challenger

13 June // Ilkley Challenger

21 June // Wimbledon Qualifying
02-17-2016 08:30 AM
Arsenalex
Re: J.P. Smith

Massive underdog against the man ranked hundreds of spots below him. Lets hope he gives a good showing, though maybe not too good since I'm on the comeback bandwagon

Nah, great match and like to see how his game matches against one of the best. Let's just hope he plays his best tennis. Don't be a Kudla.
02-16-2016 06:59 AM
azza
Re: J.P. Smith

Into R2 at Delray beach beat Karlovic now plays Kudla or Del Potro
02-15-2016 08:07 PM
RustyOz
Re: J.P. Smith

Quote:
Originally Posted by Goffan View Post
I had my first experience with JP Smith today, being a towel ball kid at his match against Falla through the most of second and third set. He was the first player to ever thank me for giving/taking the towel from him. Apologized to me when he hit me with his serve, which was another first. Overall, he's just the nicest guy, playing a game pleasing to the eye and I'm a fan from now on.
Great to hear this report, coz that's JP.

Comes from a good caring, family.
Has empathy and great manners, always has time to say g'day.
A bit insular and gawky to some but is a fantastic person all round.
02-15-2016 12:35 AM
Goffan
Re: J.P. Smith

I had my first experience with JP Smith today, being a towel ball kid at his match against Falla through the most of second and third set. He was the first player to ever thank me for giving/taking the towel from him. Apologized to me when he hit me with his serve, which was another first. Overall, he's just the nicest guy, playing a game pleasing to the eye and I'm a fan from now on.
02-15-2016 12:29 AM
Goffan
Re: J.P. Smith

Quote:
Originally Posted by RustyOz View Post
JP grinds out a first round win over qualifier, peer Eric Quigley (ATP297), from the USA. with a close 76(6), 63 win.

Next up is 29 year-old Slovakian Grega Zemlja (ATP179), who is definitely beatable for JP.

Go JP Smith
*Sloveninan
02-14-2016 11:46 PM
azza
Re: J.P. Smith

Much needed confident booster after squandering this MP's last week

Face Ivo Karlovic who had to retire at the AO, hopefully JP can concentrate on his own service games and get the win!
This thread has more than 15 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome