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Old 08-06-2011, 08:28 PM   #46
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maybe i can argue the rational reason why
they often put on the spotlight the player winning a tournament in the previous week
if you take a quick look at the stats, often the finalists of a tournament lose at first/second round of the following due to fatigue, jet lag,etc.
it is very rare to find someone winning or doing good two in a row
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Old 08-07-2011, 01:23 PM   #47
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maybe i can argue the rational reason why
they often put on the spotlight the player winning a tournament in the previous week
if you take a quick look at the stats, often the finalists of a tournament lose at first/second round of the following due to fatigue, jet lag,etc.
it is very rare to find someone winning or doing good two in a row
Acutally, the "player on spotlight" isn't someone who's doing good in the challenger circuit. This guy is that one in the major headline on the challenger page. The "POS" is usually the best-ranked ATP player going to challenger circuit that week, so no excuses of fatigue rs
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:32 PM   #48
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Acutally, the "player on spotlight" isn't someone who's doing good in the challenger circuit. This guy is that one in the major headline on the challenger page. The "POS" is usually the best-ranked ATP player going to challenger circuit that week, so no excuses of fatigue rs
not in this week's case mate: http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tourname...nger-Tour.aspx
they show Kukushkin, pheraps losing in first round this week, as the one who did well in the recent two challengers (final-win, back to back)
this week is not a curse, it's only fatigue and a little jet lag
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not in this week's case mate: http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tourname...nger-Tour.aspx
they show Kukushkin, pheraps losing in first round this week, as the one who did well in the recent two challengers (final-win, back to back)
this week is not a curse, it's only fatigue and a little jet lag
Kukushin is not the one in player spotlight. It is Yen-Hsun Lu. Look below the first guy to the blue headline that says Player Spotlight.
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Old 08-08-2011, 06:39 AM   #50
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anyway they both lost early!
in the case of the best ranked in the challengers draws could simply be a lack of motivation or form descending of level...
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:59 AM   #51
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Last week Potito Starace was in the spotlight, but he didn't mind and won the San Marino title easily.

This week the curse hits again: Eric Prodon, currently ranked #86 and top seed at the Cordenons challenger, lost in the second round against the #247 ranked Alessandro Giannessi. This is already Gianessi's third top 100 scalp of the year, after beating Daniel Gimeno-Traver and Maximo Gonzalez in the last two months.
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but if you believe in this you are a complete idiot
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:32 PM   #53
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Yeah, epic curse this week

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Player spotlight no good for old man Rainer Schüttler. One week after winning the Astana challenger, he lost in the 2nd round of Bangkok challenger to #295 ranked Harri Heliovaara. Maybe he was out of gas. Or maybe it was the curse?...
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Knew it. Bastards.
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:19 PM   #56
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The Curse appears as always with another 1st turn loss!

Genova, Italy

World No. 45 Pablo Andujar, who captured his first ATP World Tour title at Casablanca (d. Starace) in April and finished runner-up at Stuttgart (l. to Ferrer) in July, is top seed at the Genova Aon Open Challenger this week.


Di Mauro def. Andujar 7-5 3-6 7-6.
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Oh, it's the curse again!
World No. 48 and home favourite Xavier Malisse lost in the second round of Mons against Alejandro Falla
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Old 10-11-2011, 04:38 AM   #58
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Let's see how this week's Player Spotlight, Sam Querrey, does.

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Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, Brazil

Eric Prodon is the second seed at this week’s BVA Open 2011 and is looking for his fourth ATP Challenger Tour title of the season. The Frenchman faces competition from top seed Rui Machado, third seed Diego Junquiera and fourth seed Frederico Gil.


Prodon has lost in the first round 36 46 against RRH.
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Oh great observation that was! Somdev Devvarman appeared latest on the ATP Challenger Tour “Player Spotlight”, let’s see what’s in store for him. Got some news about him? I mean any failures?
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