Thomaz Bellucci cheering thread - Page 57 - MensTennisForums.com

MensTennisForums.com

MenstennisForums.com is the premier Men's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

Reply

Old 05-26-2010, 10:45 AM   #841
country flag Getta
Registered User
 
Getta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 12,983
Getta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond reputeGetta has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/ne...811351228.html

Quote:
Getting to know...Thomaz Bellucci

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
By Eric Frosio


The Brazilian smiles after cruising through to the second round in straight sets. © FFT


After making a name for himself in 2009, Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci is now ranked world No.29. His dream: to follow in the footsteps of his idol Gustavo Kuerton, three-time winner of the French Open.

In 1997, the lofty long-haired ‘Guga’ Kuerton arrived in Paris with a suitcase full of multicoloured outfits and a hotel reservation at the Mont-Blanc, not the most prestigious of establishments. As he smashed his way through to the French Open final (defeating Muster, Medvedev and Kafelnikov along the way), Brazil discovered a new sport. By the time Guga dispatched Sergi Bruguera in the final, Brazil and tennis were new best friends.

“Before Guga, Brazilians thought tennis meant tennis shoes.”

For most Brazilians, the rules of tennis were a mystery. Diana Gabanyi, Kuerten’s press agent, even found herself explaining the basics – enigmas such as ‘tie-breaks’, ‘aces’, ‘clay courts’ and ‘Grand Slams’ – to journalists. “Before Guga, Brazilians thought tennis meant tennis shoes… Most people knew absolutely nothing about it. Thanks to Guga, Brazil really got into the sport.”

In 1997, Thomaz Bellucci was ten years old. His family lived in Tieté, São Paulo, where he followed his predecessor’s every move on TV. “I remember watching Guga in ’97,” says Bellucci. “I was crazy about him. Brazil was only just discovering tennis, the whole country was behind him. It was incredible.” And history repeated itself a mere three years later, when Guga beat Norman in the 2000 French Open final, and Corretja the following year. “The tournament was a real turning point in Brazil’s history. For us, the French Open is THE tournament to win,” gushes the Brazilian left-hander.

Bellucci, no stranger to success

For the world No.29, things look good this year. On Monday, he sent Michaël Llodra packing in straight sets (6-4, 6-4, 6-2), boasting an aggressive and precise game. The Brazilian’s success is impressive: ranked world No.199 in 2007, he moved up to No.90 in 2008 and No.36 in 2009 with a first circuit win at Gstaad.

His current ranking comes on the heels of a second title at Santiago, Chile, where he once again played on the red dirt. “I’ve made a lot of progress, because I’ve been working hard,” he says. “I’ve been really focussed, and I’ve grown up a lot. I’m hoping to finish in the top 20 this year.”

"Guga: an example, not an encumbrance”

Bellucci has some catching up to do if he wants to match Guga. While the Brazilian contingent includes Tiago Fernandes, winner of the junior Australian Open, tennis players are still a rarity. Bellucci is by far the best tennis player in the country. At 22 years old, he’s not letting the pressure get to him.

“It’s inevitable that people compare me to Guga. It doesn’t bother me. I don’t put any more pressure on myself because of Guga. I prefer to learn from his experience whenever we meet. He gives me advice on managing my career. Guga is an example, not an encumbrance.” The kind of example he’d like to follow… “But if I win, I won’t be drawing a heart on court like Guga did. I’ll draw something different.”
Getta is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-27-2010, 06:57 PM   #842
country flag shuhrat
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 7,752
shuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

30W/22UE ratio isn't bad but he's missing almost every point on 2nd serve. So far 4/24
shuhrat is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2010, 07:14 PM   #843
country flag shuhrat
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 7,752
shuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Play suspended at 1-6, 6-3
shuhrat is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2010, 03:58 AM   #844
country flag minh
Registered User
 
minh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Age: 22
Posts: 2,252
minh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Yeahh, good luck Thomaz
minh is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2010, 01:17 PM   #845
country flag shuhrat
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 7,752
shuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond reputeshuhrat has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

1-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 (match statistics)

Couldn't find any livestream today though, a win is a win.
shuhrat is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2010, 01:37 PM   #846
country flag roberthenman
Registered User
 
roberthenman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Age: 27
Posts: 3,059
roberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond reputeroberthenman has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

gl in r3 thomaz
__________________
Go Gaston Gaudio Andy Murray Richard Gasquet

Adrian Garcia Julio Peralta Thomaz Bellucci Leo Mayer

Forever Marcelo Rios - Pete Sampras - Tim Henman
roberthenman is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2010, 04:48 PM   #847
Ivanatis
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 14,411
Ivanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

nice
Ivanatis is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2010, 01:35 AM   #848
country flag minh
Registered User
 
minh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Age: 22
Posts: 2,252
minh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Good job Thomaz, I'm worried about you so much when you lost 4th set, but finnally you won. yeah, good luck in next round
minh is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2010, 01:39 AM   #849
country flag minh
Registered User
 
minh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Age: 22
Posts: 2,252
minh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

2nd match on court 2 today, play against Ljubicic. This match is the same time with Nole's match, maybe I will watch both this match
minh is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2010, 06:20 AM   #850
country flag jmf07
Registered User
 
jmf07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Age: 23
Posts: 4,250
jmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond reputejmf07 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Good luck Thomaz. Hopefully he can beat Ljubo and set up a clash with Nadal.
__________________
Baker (USA) - Bedene (SLO) - Bellucci (BRA) - Berta (SWE) - Cuevas (URU) - Domijan (USA) - Ebden (AUS) - Estrella (DOM) - Grigelis (LTU) - Guccione (AUS) - Heliovaara (FIN) - Kavcic (SLO) - King (BAH) - Kontinen (FIN) - Kubler (AUS) - Lajovic (SRB) - Matosevic (AUS) - McGee (IRE) - Millman (AUS) - Mitchell (AUS) - Nielsen (DEN) - Nieminen (FIN) - Paire (FRA) - Udomchoke (THA)
jmf07 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2010, 05:27 PM   #851
country flag dave.
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Age: 23
Posts: 204
dave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond reputedave. has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Well done Thomaz.

Now against Nadal. He played him a couple of years ago here, it was the first time I saw him. Thomaz has improved alot since then, Nadal's pretty much the same.
__________________
Juan-Carlos Ferrero. Thomaz Bellucci. Andreas Seppi. Lisa Raymond. Marion Bartoli.
Davydenko. Tecau. Melzer. Peschke. Azarenka. Robredo. Kubot.
dave. is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2010, 09:10 PM   #852
country flag Tutu
Registered User
 
Tutu's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 2,102
Tutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond reputeTutu has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Yup. Hopefully he will be able to give Nadal some problems.
__________________

WTA >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ATP
Tutu is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2010, 12:45 AM   #853
country flag minh
Registered User
 
minh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Age: 22
Posts: 2,252
minh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond reputeminh has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Good job Thomaz, i feel pleasant with this result, next match will be a too tough for Thomaz, but i always hope he will play well in all match
minh is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2010, 12:47 PM   #854
country flag cobalt60
Pacific Northwest Home
 
cobalt60's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 31,540
cobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond reputecobalt60 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

Thanks Getta for the nice write up; BOL to Thomaz as he will surely need it
cobalt60 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 05-30-2010, 08:15 PM   #855
Ivanatis
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 14,411
Ivanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond reputeIvanatis has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Thomaz Bellucci

very happy he made the most out of this draw and got to R16

now give Rafa a nice run for his pesos
Ivanatis is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

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

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios