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Old 07-08-2012, 01:59 PM   #61
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Wild cards to Pospisil, Peliwo, Polansky and Dancevic?
sounds abour tight . The only one i'd question is frank, not because i dont want him to get it but just because of his standing with tennis canada. I think he needs to have a strong series of tournaments leading up to the rogers cup and if he doesnt they'll probably make him try and qualify

i think filip and vasek are locked but erik, peter and frank will be running a compettion to determine who among them get the other ones

but it gets more complicated if a high profile non-canadian asks for one
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Old 07-08-2012, 01:59 PM   #62
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So great to see Filip sooooo happy with that win. He played really well.

The commentators were funny - they were full of whichever player happened to be ahead in the score right then.

Anyway, absolutely amazing that we can go from no junior singles GS champions ever to 2 in one weekend!
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Old 07-08-2012, 02:04 PM   #63
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sounds abour tight . The only one i'd question is frank, not because i dont want him to get it but just because of his standing with tennis canada. I think he needs to have a strong series of tournaments leading up to the rogers cup and if he doesnt they'll probably make him try and qualify

i think filip and vasek are locked but erik, peter and frank will be running a compettion to determine who among them get the other ones
I don't agree with this - Frank was denied the WC last year because of not playing Davis Cup. This year they seem to have made up and he played DC. They can't deny him again and give it to Peter over him. Remember Frank was preferred to Peter for the DC tie. And Frank is (at least for the moment) higher ranked than Peter.
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I don't agree with this - Frank was denied the WC last year because of not playing Davis Cup. This year they seem to have made up and he played DC. They can't deny him again and give it to Peter over him. Remember Frank was preferred to Peter for the DC tie. And Frank is (at least for the moment) higher ranked than Peter.
well the other reason i think they might pass him over is that he has been injured for a while and while thats unfortunate peter has been starting to do a little better lately. So if he does nothing in the month or so leading up to the rogers cup and peter does then i feel like he'll be looked over in favor of peter

They have said before they want to give wild cards to players they feel can do well and i cant see them having to much confidence in frank if he cant have a strong performance somewhere soon

personally i'd like to see frank get one but im not to confident he will
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So happy for Peliwo!

I hope the Juniors keep it up. Genie and Filip are on their last year so I hope some others step up also.
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Filip Peliwo will take over the No. 1 ITF Junior ranking from finalist Luke Saville on Mon., according to ITF
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I think it'll be close. I tweeted about it earlier in the week, I think Vasek, Frank, and Peter are locks unless they get injured. Filip needed this to have a chance I think, if a Canadian gets it it's between him or Erik, too close to call imo. I certainly hope he gets it.
I'd be happier with a qualifying wildcard, more realistic chance of winning a match, and the points are still good.
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Congrats Filip! Finally winning a major! yay
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I'd be happier with a qualifying wildcard, more realistic chance of winning a match, and the points are still good.
That's true, I hadn't thought of that, either is fine with me
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I'd be happier with a qualifying wildcard, more realistic chance of winning a match, and the points are still good.
I was thinking the same thing I wouldn't mind a MD wild card for him, but I'd rather that go to someone who's been there before like Peter and Frank.
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I don't think he would take one from Peter or Frank, it he gets one it'll be instead of Erik.

I'd like to him to get a MD one so he can be on center court, I'll show up to watch him for qualifying as well but I'd like to get to watch him on Center
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I was thinking the same thing I wouldn't mind a MD wild card for him, but I'd rather that go to someone who's been there before like Peter and Frank.
I agree in theory - on the other hand Filip accomplished something no other Canadian player in history ever accomplished, has made all three GS junior finals, and is clearly the future of Canadian tennis. Remember the beneficial experience Milos got from playing Gonzalez. He already made a semi-final in a challenger, would be for recognition purposes if anything.

Plus Peter, Frank, and especially Erik are going to play challengers/futures the rest of their career - there is no more significant upside. Based on recent play Filip is a future top 50 player.
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I agree in theory - on the other hand Filip accomplished something no other Canadian player in history ever accomplished, has made all three GS junior finals, and is clearly the future of Canadian tennis. Remember the beneficial experience Milos got from playing Gonzalez. He already made a semi-final in a challenger, would be for recognition purposes if anything.

Plus Peter, Frank, and especially Erik are going to play challengers/futures the rest of their career - there is no more significant upside. Based on recent play Filip is a future top 50 player.
Milos got to play Gonzalez because he qualified though
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Why did his parents move to Canada? He's the only sibling to have been born in Canada.
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last year they have genie a wild card and she got beat 6-2, 6-2 by petkovic

i think they gave her one before she was ready, she would have been better off trying to qualify. They dont want that to happen, they have said before they want to give wild cards to players they feel can be competitive

question is would they feel that filip can be competitive

i think he's got a main draw wild card in his pocket but given that he doesnt have any experience playing at this level it might be better to make him try and qualify and give the main draw cards to peter, frank and vasek and save the other one for someone like lleyton or robin who might want it if he can play by then.or give the last one to erik since he did really well last year even in his loss
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