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Old 11-16-2011, 06:23 PM   #1
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About time to start a new thread for next year, that's thinking ahead . Okay, it's not, just that I saw news of him committing to Montpellier next year, that's the week before Davis Cup in Vancouver, which I suppose he will also be going regardless of whether he gets to play. Also heard that Kooyong is talking to him, which is strange since I would think he will try to defend his Sydney title. But then, it's just talk, we'll find out if he's on Sydney's list in about 2 weeks time. But anyway, here we goes, schedule for the next year.

Wonder what his goal is for 2012, back to Top 10, I hope. And what his schedule would be like? Will he be more sensible and not to sign up for so many tournaments? He was out in first match in 9 of the tournaments this year, if he only played the rest 18 tournaments, he would have gotten the same amount of points . Well, okay, I know it doesn't work that way, he needs to play a lot to get into his groove, since he's a notoriously slow starter (both tournaments he won, he lost R1 the week before). But still, I think he played too much this year and burned himself out at the end (it's not just the amount of matches he played, but a lot of traveling weeks after week plus a lot of losing to deal with that are exhausting too). Tutu said they will re-think their schedule next year, so I hope they actually do and make out a more sensible one.

Sorry for the essay...just really feel like wondering out loud the questions I have in the past few weeks. So schedule, I will add the one that has announced of his commitment...


2012

01/02 - 01/08: ATP 250 - Brisbane. Lost SF to Dolgopolov. Rank 12.
01/09 - 01/15: -
01/16 - 01/29: Grand Slam - Australian Open. Lost R2 to Benneteau. Rank 12.
01/30 - 02/05: ATP 250 - Montpellier. Lost SF to Monfils. Rank 12.
02/10 - 02/12: -
02/13 - 02/19: ATP 250 - Brazil Open. Lost R2 to Nalbandian. Rank 12.
02/20 - 02/26: ATP 250 - Buenos Aires. Lost R2 to Berlocq. Rank 13.
02/27 - 03/04: ATP 500 - Acapulco. Lost R1 to Berlocq. Rank 13.
03/05 - 03/18: ATP 1000 - Indian Wells. Lost QF to Isner. Rank 13.
03/19 - 04/01: ATP 1000 - Miami. Lost R4 to Murray. Rank 13.
04/06 - 04/08: Davis Cup - France/USA.
04/09 - 04/15: -
04/16 - 04/22: ATP 1000 - Monte Carlo. Lost SF to Rafa. Rank 12.
04/23 - 04/29: ATP 250 - Bucharest - Won Title. Rank 11/Race 12
04/30 - 05/06: -
05/07 - 05/13: ATP 1000 - Madrid - Lost R3 to Tipsy. Rank 12/Race 13.
05/14 - 05/20: ATP 1000 - Rome - Lost R3 to Ferrer. Rank 12/Race 11.
05/21 - 05/27: ATP 250 - Nice - Lost SF to Almagro. Rank 12/Race 11.
05/28 - 06/10: Grand Slam - Roland Garros - Lost R3 to Wawrinka. Rank 13/Race 11
06/11 - 06/17: ATP 250 - London - Lost R2 to Bolelli. Rank 13/Race 11
06/18 - 06/24: -Boodles (Exo)
06/25 - 07/08: Grand Slam - Wimbledon - Lost R2 to Malisse. Rank 12/Race 11
07/09 - 07/15: -
07/16 - 07/22: ATP 500 - Hamburg - Lost R2 to Haas. Rank 14/Race 13
07/23 - 07/29: -
07/28 - 08/05: London - Olympics - Lost R3 to Del Potro. Rank 14/Race 13
08/06 - 08/12: ATP 1000 - Toronto - Lost R2 to Haas. Rank 14/Race 16
08/13 - 08/19: ATP 1000 - Cincinnati - Withdraw. Rank 17/Race 17
08/20 - 08/25: -
08/27 - 09/09: Grand Slam - US Open - Lost R3 to Fish. Rank 20/Race 17
09/10 - 09/16: -
09/17 - 09/23: -
09/24 - 09/30: ATP 250 - Bangkok - Lost F to Gasquet. Rank 18/Race 16
10/01 - 10/07: ATP 500 - Tokyo - Lost R1 to Tipsarevic. Rank 18/Race 16
10/08 - 10/14: ATP 1000 - Shanghai - Lost R2 to Dolgo. Rank 19/Race 17
10/15 - 10/21: -
10/22 - 10/28: ATP 500 - Valencia - Lost R2 to Granollers. Rank 20/Race 18
10/29 - 11/04: ATP 1000 - Bercy - Lost SF to Janowicz. Season end ranking: 16

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Old 11-16-2011, 06:26 PM   #2
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Montpellier:

http://www.sports.fr/cmc/scanner/ten...985.html?popup

Kooyong (in Oct), there's a little paragraph at the end mentioning who's in talk for the tourney, but that's like a month ago.

http://www.aamiclassic.com.au/news.php?view=50

Updates:
According to Le Parisien (thanks to Soulage for posting the article), Gilles is going to play Brisbane and Kooyong. So I guess he's not defending Sydney, which is probably sensible choice to take it easy the week before a slam and concentrate on the important one in Melbourne.
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Old 11-23-2011, 04:32 PM   #3
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Gilles is the 2nd seed on Brisbane, after Murray. The other seeds are Dolgopolov, F.Mayer, Nishikori, Stepanek, Anderson and Melzer.
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Looking forward to the new season! ALLEZ!!!
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:13 PM   #5
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We need a thread for the beggining of the year(Oz), don't we?
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new year, new opportunities
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I'm feeling skeptical about the new year. I think Gilles will have to be very lucky/work his ass off to crack the top ten. I hope he maintains a top 15 position, I would be satisfied with that Allez Gillou!
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He will do the south american clay season ? He'll play brasil Open after DC http://esportes.r7.com/esportes-olim...-20111129.html

Maybe he plays only in Brasil and come back in Europe
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So, he skips Rotterdam? I think it's a good decision, he doesn't play that good on Rotterdam. I hope he plays Marseille and Dubai though
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Skipping Rotterdam?
But I probably will go to Marseille anyway
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Thanks Soulage, for the news.

That's interesting. Well, I guess Vancouver is closer to Costa do Sauípe than to Rotterdam, only barely though. But if he's only playing Brazil and go back to Marseille, then it's kinda silly to play 1 clay tournament in between indoor hardcourt tourneys. I always find the S.A. clay swing awkward in terms of timing. Not sure if I agree with this schedule. Oh well.

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ooops, my bad, thought I read about sth changes at the Brazil Open, so it's in Sao Paulo next year, plays indoor, not sure if it's still clay though.
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We need a thread for the beggining of the year(Oz), don't we?
Yes we do. Please do start one.
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Gilles just comitted to Acapulco, so i assume he"ll play the whole claycourt swing
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So he found some new confidence on clay and decide to ride on it? Interesting.

According to this http://www.tenisnews.com.br/modules....icle&sid=43913, he is indeed going to play the full S.A. clay swing. Maybe he realizes that S.A. is the only continent he hasn't win a title and try to accomplish that . Oh well, so that's the change of schedule? same amount of tournaments, just different route? in fact, it's more tournaments since he doesn't usually play the week after Oz and now he's playing Montpellier before DC...Okay



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I just updated the schedule and I guess I see the logic now, he's not going home after Vancouver, just stay in South/North America until April. Wow, poor guy. Then again, he could have play the American HC, why the clay swing? Well, okay, I must have a little bias against clay, just that despite his win in Hamburg, I still think he's a better HC player than clay. And the American HCs should be a better preparation for IW & Mia. Oh well!

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Wow, Gilles is going to play a lot this year, incredible. I also think that going to San Jose, Memphis. etc... would have been better.
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