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LleytonMonfils 01-17-2009 01:36 AM

Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
You will need to view a draw to participate which can be done here: http://www.australianopen.com/en_AU/.../ms/index.html

Anyways the rules are as follows:

Predict a Round of 16 1 point
Predict a Quarter Finalist 2 points
Predict a Semi Finalist 4 points
Predict a Finalist 8 points
Predict the Champion 16 points
80 points to be had

I'll start it off, and will keep track of everything. Entries will be locked Sunday @ 12am Eastern Time. Thanks for anyone who cares to participate.

Round of 16
Nadal vs Gasquet
Monfils vs Simon
Murray vs Verdasco
Gulbis vs Tsonga

Roddick vs Nalbandian
Soderling vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Ferrer
Wawrinka vs Federer

Quarterfinals
Nadal vs Monfils
Murray vs Tsonga

Roddick vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Federer

Semifinals
Monfils vs Murray
Roddick vs Federer

Finals
Murray vs Federer

Champion
Federer

Good luck!!!

Gandalf 01-17-2009 07:05 AM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
Nice idea, LleytonMonfils. Here are my predictions:

Round of 16:
Nadal vs. Gasquet
Monfils vs. Ancic
Murray vs. Verdasco
Gulbis vs. Tsonga

Ferrero vs. Nalbandian
Baghdatis vs. Djokovic
Del Potro vs. Cilic
Wawrinka vs. Federer

Quarters
Nadal vs. Monfils
Murray vs. Tsonga
Nalbandian vs. Baghdatis
Del Potro vs. Federer

Semis
Monfils vs. Murray
Nalbandian vs. Federer

Final
Murray vs. Nalbandian

Winner
Murray

MsTree 01-17-2009 07:52 AM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
I'll play! :)

Round of 16
Nadal vs Gasquet
Monfils vs Simon
Murray vs Verdasco
Blake vs Tsonga

Roddick vs Nalbandian
Baghdatis vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Tipsarevic
Wawrinka vs Federer

Quarterfinals
Nadal vs Simon
Murray vs Tsonga

Nalbandian vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Federer

Semifinals
Simon vs Murray
Nalbandian vs Federer

Finals
Murray vs Federer

Champion
Murray :)

PS In the copy of the draw I have, Roddick v Querrey would be in R3 - have I got a different copy to you LM?

biological 01-17-2009 11:15 AM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
Round of 16
Nadal vs Gasquet
Monfils vs Simon
Nishikori vs Verdasco
Gulbis vs Schuettler

Roddick vs Nalbandian
Soderling vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Tipsarevic
Wawrinka vs Federer

Quarterfinals
Nadal vs Simon
Nishikori vs Gulbis

Nalbandian vs Djokovic
Tipsarevic vs Federer

Semifinals
Nadal vs Nishikori

Nalbandian vs Federer

Final
Nadal vs Federer

Champion
Roger Federer

I'm taking risks :p

LleytonMonfils 01-17-2009 07:16 PM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
Anyone else... I did this over at WTAWorld as well and much more participation. Come on guys don't let the Ladies outdo ya!

Pea 01-17-2009 07:54 PM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
Round Of 16
Rafael Nadal(ESP)[1] vs. Richard Gasquet(FRA)[24]
Mikhail Youzhny(RUS) vs. Mario Ancic(CRO)
Andy Murray(GBR)[4] vs. Radek Stepanek(CZE)[22]
Igor Andreev(RUS)[18] vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga(FRA)[5]
Philipp Kohlschreiber(GER)[32] vs. David Nalbandian(ARG)[10]
Julien Benneteau(FRA) vs. Novak Djokovic(SRB)[3]
Juan Martin Del Potro(ARG)[8] vs. Janko Tipsarevic(SRB)
Philipp Petzschner(GER) vs. Roger Federer(SUI)[2]


Quarterfinals
Rafael Nadal(ESP)[1] vs. Mario Ancic(CRO)
Andy Murray(GBR)[4] vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga(FRA)[5]
David Nalbandian(ARG)[10] vs. Julien Benneteau(FRA)
Juan Martin Del Potro(ARG)[8] vs. Roger Federer(SUI)[2]


Semifinals
Rafael Nadal(ESP)[1] vs. Andy Murray(GBR)[4]
David Nalbandian(ARG)[10] vs. Roger Federer(SUI)[2]


Final
Andy Murray(GBR)[4] vs. Roger Federer(SUI)[2]

Champion
Roger Federer(SUI)[2]

why,marat,why? 01-17-2009 08:06 PM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
Round of 16:
Nadal vs. Gasquet
Monfils vs. Simon
Murray vs. Verdasco
Blake vs. Tsonga
Roddick vs. Nalbandian
Baghdatis vs. Djokovic
del Potro vs. Cilic
Wawrinka vs. Safin

Quaters:
Nadal vs. Monfils
Murray vs. Tsonga
Nalbandian vs. Djokovic
del Potro vs. Safin

Semis:
Nadal vs. Murray
Djokovic vs. del Potro

Final:
Murray vs. Djokovic

Champion:
Murray

mgorganchian 01-17-2009 10:40 PM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
Round of 16
Nadal vs Gasquet
Monfils vs Simon
Murray vs Verdasco
Gulbis vs Tsonga

Roddick vs Nalbandian
Soderling vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Ferrer
Wawrinka vs Federer

Quarterfinals
Nadal vs Simon
Murray vs Tsonga

Nalbandian vs Djokovic
Del Potro vs Federer

Semifinals
Simon vs Murray
Nalbandian vs Federer

Finals
Murray vs Nalbandian

Champion
Nalbandian

osalsyst 01-18-2009 03:37 AM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
R16

Nadal vs. Gasquet
Monfils vs. Simon
Murray vs. Stepanek
Gulbis vs. Tsonga

Roddick vs. Nalbandian
Fish vs. Djokovic
Del Potro vs. Tipsarevic
Berdych vs. Federer

QF

Nadal vs. Monfils
Murray vs. Gulbis

Nalbandian vs. Djokovic
Del Potro vs. Federer

SF

Nadal vs. Murray
Nalbandian vs. Federer

F

Federer def. Murray

Mark it down people! ;)

Henry Chinaski 01-18-2009 04:20 AM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
post the full draw here if you want interest. something that people can just copy/paste or erase the losers from. people (inc me) just cba typing out names from the draw sheet

Henry Chinaski 01-18-2009 04:24 AM

Re: Australian Open 2009 Bracket Challenge
 
ok you just got moved to a death forum so forget about gaining any interest


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