<<< Turkish Tennis >>> - Page 3 - 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 10-05-2009, 04:04 AM   #31
country flag Пока
Registered User
 
Пока's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Australia
Age: 23
Posts: 259
Пока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Good luck, Marsel!

Hopefully playing against Monfils will mean there is a greater chance of his match being on a livestream somewhere.
Пока is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 10-08-2009, 11:12 AM   #32
country flag DanaKz
Registered User
 
DanaKz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 3,250
DanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond reputeDanaKz has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Hello. Have you read it? It is pretty old but interesting - Peter Bodo about Marcel:
Quote:
It's the same after every Grand Slam event; I vow to take all the bits and pieces in my notebook and shape them into a wrap-up post, to bring a close to my coverage of the event. And every year, by the time the men's final is over, I'm so fried and ready to take care of everything I've neglected for up to three weeks thatI fail to do it.


This year was particularly tough, because we were living at my sister's place, waiting to take possession of our new apartment, and on top of that my messenger bag, containing (among other things, like two checkbooks) my tape recorder and a notebook was pilfered from the media center on the day of the men's final. I know, excuses, excuses. . .

The biggest bummer of that bizarre ending to my Open was losing the tape recorder before I had the chance to download some interviews, including a fairly lengthy one with Marsel Ilhan, the first man playing under the Turkish flag to compete in a Grand Slam qualifying tournament. Ilhan went one better than that - he qualified and won two rounds before he lost in the third-round to John Isner.


Ilhan was born in Uzbekistan and quickly smitten by the game. He lost his father to cancer at a young age but, bent on developing his game, he emigrated to Turkey with his mother, who's done everything in her power to advance his budding career. In Turkey, he was able to train with relatively advanced players and teaching pros, and he's also received help from the Turkish national tennis federation. One thing I remember clearly from the interview: Roger Federer was in the locker room, watching the scoreboard, and he noticed Ilhan's name. Discovering that he was the first player from Turkey ever in a major, Federer introduced himself and wished Ilhan good luck. Ilhan told me it was a highlight of his tournament experience.
http://tennisworld.typepad.com/tenni....html#comments
__________________
THERE IS NO SIGNATURE HERE.
DanaKz is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2009, 01:27 AM   #33
country flag Пока
Registered User
 
Пока's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Australia
Age: 23
Posts: 259
Пока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Marsel is playing the Stockholm Open qualies, and won his first round against Eleskovic 75 63.

I have no idea who Eleskovic is, but another win in the qualies of an ATP event is great for Marsel, no matter who it is against. Hopefully he can qualify here, he plays Henri Kontinen next.

Good luck, Marsel!
__________________
igor andreev novak djokovic gilles simon marsel ilhan
juan carlos ferrero jeremy chardy peter polansky
john millman
petru-alexandru luncanu andrey kuznetsov filip krajinovic benoit paire
Пока is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2009, 01:51 AM   #34
country flag Sapeod
77 years later...
 
Sapeod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Age: 19
Posts: 35,284
Sapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond reputeSapeod has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Well done Marsel
__________________
ANDY MURRAY
WIMBLEDON & US OPEN SLAM CHAMPION!!


SLAMS: 2 WINS, 5 finals, 7 semi-finals, 7 quarter-finals...
MASTERS: 9 WINS, 3 finals, 8 semi-finals, 17 quarter-finals...
WTF: 3 semi-finals...
OLYMPICS: 1 gold, 1 silver...
CAREER PRIZE MONEY: $32,454,018 (5th of all time)
MATCH WIN/LOSS: 464-146...
TITLES: 29 and counting...
Sapeod is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2009, 04:41 PM   #35
country flag ezgi
Registered User
 
ezgi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Istanbul/Turkey
Age: 26
Posts: 63
ezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

He lost to Kontinen today.
7-5 6-1
ezgi is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2009, 05:17 PM   #36
country flag Bashak
Registered User
 
Bashak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,009
Bashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

oh no! I can't believe he lost. I was certain he would qualify here...
__________________
Gezi Park Anthem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKFWA-8YA3I
MARSEL İLHAN and ÇAĞLA BÜYÜKAKÇAY also the french musketeers, Julien Benneteau et al.

Suicide Tennis Winner: Doha 2010, Basel 2009 FITD Winner: Auckland 2012, Nice 2010, London WTF 2009, Tokyo 2009, Roland Garros 2009, Paris 2008, Basel 2008 TT Finalist: Nottingham 2009, Savannah 2009, Marrakech 2011. TT Doubles Winner: Sarasota 2011 (w/ coasterman9 TT Doubles Finalist: Bergamo 2011 (w/ leoneo), Fergana 2009 (w/ catatonia) DTT Doubles Winner: Miami 2011 (w/Abollo)
Bashak is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2009, 07:31 PM   #37
country flag ezgi
Registered User
 
ezgi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Istanbul/Turkey
Age: 26
Posts: 63
ezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bashak View Post
oh no! I can't believe he lost. I was certain he would qualify here...
Me too.
If he had qualify, he would have good draw most likely.
ezgi is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2009, 11:58 PM   #38
country flag Пока
Registered User
 
Пока's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Australia
Age: 23
Posts: 259
Пока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Wow. That's a bad loss. Kontinen is only a young kid, right?

Oh well. Always more oppurtunities in the future for Marsel.

Anyone know where he will play next?
__________________
igor andreev novak djokovic gilles simon marsel ilhan
juan carlos ferrero jeremy chardy peter polansky
john millman
petru-alexandru luncanu andrey kuznetsov filip krajinovic benoit paire
Пока is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-19-2009, 01:39 PM   #39
country flag Luinir
Registered User
 
Luinir's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 13,966
Luinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

St. Petersburg.
Luinir is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2009, 11:09 AM   #40
country flag Luinir
Registered User
 
Luinir's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 13,966
Luinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Marsel lost to Ilyaev 6/3 7/6(11) first qualifying round of the St. Petersburg.
Luinir is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2009, 02:46 PM   #41
country flag Пока
Registered User
 
Пока's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Australia
Age: 23
Posts: 259
Пока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Oh
__________________
igor andreev novak djokovic gilles simon marsel ilhan
juan carlos ferrero jeremy chardy peter polansky
john millman
petru-alexandru luncanu andrey kuznetsov filip krajinovic benoit paire
Пока is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 10-24-2009, 05:13 PM   #42
country flag Bashak
Registered User
 
Bashak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 3,009
Bashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond reputeBashak has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

oh, that's sad
__________________
Gezi Park Anthem: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKFWA-8YA3I
MARSEL İLHAN and ÇAĞLA BÜYÜKAKÇAY also the french musketeers, Julien Benneteau et al.

Suicide Tennis Winner: Doha 2010, Basel 2009 FITD Winner: Auckland 2012, Nice 2010, London WTF 2009, Tokyo 2009, Roland Garros 2009, Paris 2008, Basel 2008 TT Finalist: Nottingham 2009, Savannah 2009, Marrakech 2011. TT Doubles Winner: Sarasota 2011 (w/ coasterman9 TT Doubles Finalist: Bergamo 2011 (w/ leoneo), Fergana 2009 (w/ catatonia) DTT Doubles Winner: Miami 2011 (w/Abollo)
Bashak is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2009, 08:09 AM   #43
country flag Luinir
Registered User
 
Luinir's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 13,966
Luinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond reputeLuinir has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Marsel is playing the Astana Challanger main draw, and won his first round against Bubka 64 61.

He plays Stephane Robert next.
Luinir is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2009, 05:41 AM   #44
country flag Пока
Registered User
 
Пока's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Australia
Age: 23
Posts: 259
Пока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond reputeПока has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Marsel lost to Robert.

I expected him to win that one, but oh well. Anyone know where he'll play next?
__________________
igor andreev novak djokovic gilles simon marsel ilhan
juan carlos ferrero jeremy chardy peter polansky
john millman
petru-alexandru luncanu andrey kuznetsov filip krajinovic benoit paire
Пока is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2009, 10:16 PM   #45
country flag ezgi
Registered User
 
ezgi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Istanbul/Turkey
Age: 26
Posts: 63
ezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond reputeezgi has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: <<< Turkish Tennis >>>

Quote:
Originally Posted by Пока View Post
Marsel lost to Robert.

I expected him to win that one, but oh well. Anyone know where he'll play next?
As far as i know, he isn't going to play another tournament this year.
ezgi 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