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Forum: Non-Tennis 02-26-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,440
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: An MTF baby is born!!

2004 was way before the ´MTF Mug Era´.
Besides, I´ve always been good. :angel:
Forum: Non-Tennis 02-26-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,440
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Another(!) MTF baby is born!!

Thanks.
Methinks two kids is enough though. We might ´close up shop´, metaphorically speaking of course. :p
Forum: Non-Tennis 02-26-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,440
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Another(!) MTF baby is born!!

SuperFurryAnimal and I are proud and overjoyed with the birth of another baby girl.

Her name is Fiona and in my unbiased view she is the most beautiful girl in the world (as well as her...
Forum: Non-Tennis 02-05-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,374
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The importance given to American presidential elections is vastly overrated.
Candidates are being funded by the same donors and though debates may give the impression that Republicans and Democrats...
Forum: Statistics 02-01-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,986
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Djokovic at the Australian Open 2015 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):


F: Andy Murray (11)
SF: Stan Wawrinka ...
Forum: The Federer Express 01-08-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 151,705
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: The Federer Express Passenger List! 288 Passengers - Seventeen Wagons of Wonder!

Happy belated tenth anniversary to the Federer Express Passenger List!

Thread was started December 16th, 2004!
Forum: The Federer Express 11-26-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 151,705
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: The Federer Express Passenger List! 287 Passengers - Seventeen Wagons of Wonder!

Gatekeeper added as #288!

This thread is almost 10 years old! Woohoo!!
Forum: Statistics 11-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 49
#1!
Views: 16,457
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: #1!

Novak Djokovic finishes 2-14 as #1.
He has become the 7th player with at least three year end number 1 rankings.
Forum: Statistics 11-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,892
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Purple Rainbows TMS Era (and beyond!) Ranking List!

I was surprised as well to see Djokovic has already surpassed Spampras at this point.
The ranking rewards all round success, success in TMS/1000 events and consistent deep runs in tournaments.

While...
Forum: Statistics 11-17-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,892
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Purple Rainbows TMS Era (and beyond!) Ranking List!

I will post the top 100 twice a year to better keep track of the rise of players.
Here's the top 100 at Years End 2014 (in brackets the score after Roland Garros 2014):

1 (1) Federer,...
Forum: Non-Tennis 11-12-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,882
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Forum: Non-Tennis 10-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,115
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Who are you fav active basketball players?

In no particular order:
Ricky Rubio, Joakim Noah, Kevin Durant, Rajon Rondo, Gasol brothers, Boris Diaw, Manu Ginobli, Kahwi Leonard.

Guess I'm an internationalist.. And I only get to see the big...
Forum: General Messages 09-15-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,274
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Will Berdych and Tsonga be absolutely kicking themselves for never winning a slam

Combined career earnings of 32 million dollars will certainly ease the pain somewhat.
Forum: Statistics 09-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,986
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Cilic at the US Open 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):


F: Kei Nishikori (3)
SF: Roger Federer (14)
QF: ...
Forum: Statistics 09-09-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,986
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Forum: Statistics 09-09-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,986
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

Yup! Will update tonight (I hate monday finals)! :-)
Forum: Statistics 07-07-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 49
#1!
Views: 16,457
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: #1!

COngratulations to the new (and former) world number one, Novak Djokovic.
By overtaking Nadal in the current rankings, Djokovic also surpassed Agassi in the all-time list of weeks at number one!
Forum: Statistics 07-07-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,986
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Djokovic at Wimbledon 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):


F: Roger Federer (13)
SF: Grigor Dimitrov (1)
QF: ...
Forum: General Messages 07-03-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Jon Wertheim

Law of probabilities means he is likely to be occasionally correct.
He has predicted youngsters to break through many times before.
Forum: Non-Tennis 07-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,440
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: An MTF baby is born!!

Well spotted! :)
Forum: Non-Tennis 07-01-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,440
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: An MTF baby is born!!

A picture of all three together.
We have about a gazillion Thirza pictures, but only rarely do we take family pics. This was shortly before Holland beat Mexico!...
Forum: Statistics 06-08-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 23,892
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Purple Rainbows TMS Era (and beyond!) Ranking List!

I will post the top 100 twice a year to better keep track of the rise of players.
Here's the top 100 after Roland Garros 2014 (in brackets the score at years end 2013):

1 (1) Federer,...
Forum: Statistics 06-08-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,986
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: Losing against the eventual slam winner- An Open Era overview

The players who lost to Nadal at Roland Garros 2014 (in brackets the number of times they lost to an eventual slam winner):


F: Novak Djokovic (16)
SF: Andy Murray (10)
QF: ...
Forum: The Federer Express 06-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 151,705
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: The Federer Express Passenger List! 287 Passengers - Seventeen Wagons of Wonder!

And sorry for only dropping by once every few months to update this thread. :-(
Forum: The Federer Express 06-04-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,589
Views: 151,705
Posted By Purple Rainbow
Re: The Federer Express Passenger List! 287 Passengers - Seventeen Wagons of Wonder!

Welcome aboard, new passengers!!

282. Nirjhor, Bangladesh
283. Shaggydog
284. SheenKJohn
285. Cloren, 15, Peru/Singapore
286. DjokerLife94, Barbados
287. Elly
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