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Old 02-27-2010, 09:25 PM   #211
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This thread should be renamed to The Glen Monologue Thread.
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Ferrer or Ferrero.
Ferrer, which by the way means smith in Catalan.
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e-gul can derail fish folks. e-gul for the title.

ferru vs should be a decent duel.








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if ferrer means "smith" in catalan then what does ferrero mean jose?
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Been a day of rain on the tennis front CD.. Dubai and Delray rained out, so was I in Jax..
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:27 PM   #219
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Just checked the radar and rain has moved out in delray. May get tennis tonight after all. Supposed to start at 7pm on tennis channel. Bryans play doubles first up.
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rain and more rain and earth quakes, and tsunamis. you name it and we got it.

and new hampshire has been blanketed with more snow than ever before. just crazy weather patterns this year.

now lets hope its doesnt rain in acapulco.

djokovic is going to snatch that dubai title when the play resumes. e-gul has a shot at the title against fish.

and i do believe ferrero will use all his experience to get by ferru.
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I am looking forward to Dr Ivo v Fish. That could be a good one tonight.. You're right, Djok is all but locked it up, and I like JCF too.. he is on fire.
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fish may get by dr. ivo. he has a better ground game and a big serve of his own. we will just have to see. dr. ivo is weak on return of serve.
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:41 PM   #223
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I know, I like fish too and if he can hold down UEs he can take the Dr. out. Just hoping for a tight scoreline and some good TBs...
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fishy vs dr ivo should ba good duel glen.

here is some info on the ferrero vs ferru showdown:

ABIERTO MEXICANO TELCEL

Acapulco Saturday Preview
Acapulco, Mexico
by ATP Staff
| 27.02.2010


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David Ferrer has won five of his seven previous meetings with Juan Carlos Ferrero.
Spaniards Juan Carlos Ferrero and David Ferrer meet for the Abierto Mexicano TELCEL title tonight. It will be historic if Ferrero wins: no one has ever won three titles during the Latin American clay court swing (see below). Ferrero won titles in back-to-back weeks for the first time in the two weeks coming in, first capturing Costa do Sauipe and following that up with the Buenos Aires title (beating Ferrer in the final).

Ferrer still holds the overall head-to-head lead, 5-2. Ferrero is trying to become the first three-time winner on the ATP World Tour this year.


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WHAT’S AT STAKE
Winner: $227,000 and 500 South African Airways 2010 ATP Ranking points
Runner-up: $106,500 and 300 South African Airways 2010 ATP Ranking points

FINALS HISTORY
Ferrer: Appearing in his 16th career ATP World Tour final (7-8 in his first 15)
Ferrero: Appearing in his 32nd career ATP World Tour final (14-17 in his first 31)

FERRERO GOES FOR LATIN AMERICAN SWING HISTORY
Since the four-tournament Latin American clay court swing began in 2001, linking Santiago, Costa do Sauipe, Buenos Aires and Acapulco, no player has won more than two titles. Here is a look at the two-time titlists:
2010 Juan Carlos Ferrero Won Costa do Sauipe, Buenos Aires
2009 Tommy Robredo Won Costa do Sauipe, Buenos Aires
2008 Nicolas Almagro Won Costa do Sauipe, Acapulco
2005 Rafael Nadal Won Costa do Sauipe, Acapulco
Gaston Gaudio Won Vina del Mar, Buenos Aires
2001 Gustavo Kuerten Won Buenos Aires, Acapulco

FERRERO, FERRER AMONG ACTIVE CLAY COURT MATCH WIN LEADERS
Both of today’s finalists are in the Top 10 clay court match win leaders among active players:
1. Moya (337-141) 5. Lapentti (182-78) T8. Ferrer (159-62)
2. Ferrero (224-76) 6. Nadal (181-16) T8. Gonzalez (159-88)
3. Gaudio (210-109) 7. Davydenko (164-88) T8. Massu (159-111)
4. Robredo (186-78)

SATURDAY FINAL HEAD-TO-HEAD

(4) Juan Carlos Ferrero (ESP) vs (3) David Ferrer (ESP) Ferrer Leads 5-2
04 Lyon (France) Carpet R16 David Ferrer 3-6 7-5 6-3
05 ATP Masters Series Miami (U.S.A.) Hard R16 David Ferrer 6-7(7) 6-3 7-5
05 ATP Masters Series Montreal Hard R32 Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-5 4-6 6-3
06 ATP Masters Series Monte Carlo Clay R16 David Ferrer 6-1 6-7(5) 6-3
06 ATP Masters Series Hamburg Clay R16 David Ferrer 6-2 6-4
08 Australian Open (Australia) Hard R16 David Ferrer 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-1
10 Buenos Aires (Argentina) Clay F Juan Carlos Ferrero 5-7 6-4 6-3

Ferrero FastFacts:
2010 Highlights:
W: Costa Do Sauipe (d Kubot); Buenos Aires (d Ferrer)
YTD W-L: 14-2
YTD Titles: 2
Career Titles: 14
Date of Birth: February 12, 1980
South African Airways 2010 ATP Ranking: 16

* Ferrero is playing his fifth ATP World Tour event of the year; was 0-2 in his first two events, dropping openers at Auckland (after 1st Rd. bye, ret. vs. Lammer in 2nd Rd. w/right ankle sprain) and Australian Open (l. to Dodig in five sets in 1st Rd. - was up two sets to love); won back-to-back titles in the last two weeks, at Costa do Sauipe (d. Kubot in final) and Buenos Aires (d. Ferrer in final)
* Costa do Sauipe and Buenos Aires marked Ferrero’s first time winning ATP World Tour titles in back-to-back weeks (in his only other time winning two titles in a row, there was a week off between them); the Spaniard’s 14-match win streak is also the second-longest of his career (he won 16 matches in a row in 2002, winning titles in Barcelona and Rome and reaching the final of Hamburg - l. to Portas)
* Second appearance in Acapulco (7-1 career record); reached SF in first attempt in 2007 (l. to Moya); is 4-0 here so far this year (as No. 4 seed, d. qualifier Junqueira in 1st Rd., Andreev in 2nd Rd., No. 6 seed Almagro in QFs and No. 7 seed Monaco in SFs)
* Career-high ranking is No. 1 (reached September 8, 2003)

Ferrer FastFacts:
2010 Highlights:
F: Buenos Aires (l Ferrero); SF: Johannesburg (l Robert)
YTD W-L: 12-4
YTD Titles: 0
Career Titles: 7
Date of Birth: April 2, 1982
South African Airways 2010 ATP Ranking: 17

* Ferrer is playing his fifth ATP World Tour event of the year; he fell 2nd Rd. in his first two events, at Auckland (l. to Clement) and Australian Open (l. to Baghdatis in five sets) but in his next two did better, making SF at Johannesburg (l. to Robert) and finishing runner-up at Buenos Aires (l. to Ferrero in final)
* Fourth main draw appearance in Acapulco (7-3 career record); reached 2nd Rd. in his first three tries; is 4-0 so far this year (as No. 3 seed, d. Starace in 1st Rd., Bellucci in 2nd Rd., Cuevas in QFs and No. 2 seed Gonzalez in SFs)
* Career-high ranking is No. 4 (reached February 25, 2008)
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glen did you get a chance to meet michelle (Meesh) last night? i had asked her to check out the castle. looks like she is comfortable here already.

we at the castle are just that easy going and we never meet a stranger. she may be posting some ansel adams photos when she gets a chance. i am looking forward to seeing some photos of yosemite. my little brother has hiked and biked this place twice. i have yet to make it there.






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