Next world #1 surely deserves to have his own MTF Thread. He was born on 19th July 1995, and currently has 15 years. At the moment, he occupies #23 on Juniors' Rank list, although his best ever rank was #21 last week. He's the youngest player in top 188 on Juniors list. While he was competiting in Under 14's, he had no rival and was winning everything that could be won, and of course he was #1.
His biggest achievement was probably winning Grade 2 event in Beijing. He also played in another G2 final in Huzhou. He also won one Grade 4 event in St.Petersburg and played in 3 more finals.
A few weeks ago, he played on Grade A Casablanca Cup and reached QF. This week, he's 13th seed on Australian Open and will play against unseeded Saville in R3. He's probably the biggest hope of Serbian tennis.
A nice performance against Granollers. He's showing big potential, in fact he's the best young player in the world at the moment. By far. And probably the most talented since Nadal, Murray and Djokovic generation. But he mustn't stop there and has to practice even more(especially on his service, it was awful yesterday ) and I'm sure that he'll reach top 10 by his 19th year. Also, I have noticed big influence of his father on him, after every point he'd look to his father and eventually comment on something, I'm not sure if that's good, I think not
From what I can see Nikola is probably training through April. He'll be skipping Beaulieu-sur-Mer and, according to the May entry lists, starts his clay season with the G2 in Romania (01.05-06.05), goes to Santa Croce G1 (14.05-19.05), this year's Bonfiglio (21.05-27.05) and finishes with junior RG.
So, back to Nr.7. Made the SF in Romania, skipped Santa Croce and then flopped in the second round of Bonfiglio.
Guess RG is next. I hope he gets it going and pounce in next couple of months, his last year's RG and Wimby were quite poor... that's a chance.
He should not be playing the Costa Rica tournament, the 2nd highest ranked player is in the 50's. I understand its easy points, but this guy has no experience at the senior level, and thrives entirely off tournaments with weaker draws. His top 10 ranking is embarrassing in my opinion. It'd be like Tomas Berdych playing only challenger tournaments and winning them all to pick up points.
Nikola 0 i 3 !!!! Abierto Juvenil Mexicano Prvak !!!
He is to play there because his level on dust is not good, at least not a Top 10 one.
So that South American Dust Swing is a good lesson for him.
He should not be playing the Costa Rica tournament, the 2nd highest ranked player is in the 50's.
As the Class Age will change before Copa del Cafe 2013 most of the ranked Junior (those born in 1994) won't be Junior anymore.
That's why the entry list looks so poor, Mylnikov ranked 189 in the EL will be World #91 in the new ranking.
Please buy Nadal some hair gel so that he can stop buttpicking to comb his hair.
Goat only matters to make cheese.
Last edited by Crvena Zvezda : 01-05-2013 at 07:28 AM.