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Jurgen defeat Raonic to become the champion in Memphis. I am sure the 500 points will raise his ranking. He really needed this win.
Melzer df Raonic 7-5, 7-6(4). Roanic took a 4-1 lead in the seconod set but Jurgen fought back. This is Jurgens first title on American soil. He is the first 30 year old since Lendle to win in Memphis.
 

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Jurgen Melzer capped his amazing run through the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships with a broken right big toe by beating Milos Raonic of Canada 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Sunday for his fourth career title and first since 2010.

Melzer ran over and hugged his coach, Joakim Nystrom, in the front row after finishing off the victory. Back troubles knocked Melzer from eighth in the world last spring to 38th coming into Memphis.

The Austrian broke his toe Feb. 16 when he caught his foot in a hotel bedspread in the middle of the night. He responded by ousting top-seeded John Isner and No. 3 seed Radek Stepanek before downing Raonic, who was trying to win his third title this year and second in two weeks
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Jurgen Melzer capped his amazing run through the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships with a broken right big toe by beating Milos Raonic of Canada 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Sunday for his fourth career title and first since 2010.

Melzer ran over and hugged his coach, Joakim Nystrom, in the front row after finishing off the victory. Back troubles knocked Melzer from eighth in the world last spring to 38th coming into Memphis.

The Austrian broke his toe Feb. 16 when he caught his foot in a hotel bedspread in the middle of the night. He responded by ousting top-seeded John Isner and No. 3 seed Radek Stepanek before downing Raonic, who was trying to win his third title this year and second in two weeks
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:D oh sure ... the BEDspread!!! :angel:

Hey JMF ... bless you for reporting everthing ... but ... i'm pretty sure joakim nystrom wasn't with him this week. At least not in the players box, because I was wondering where he was and why he wasn't there. Instead, it was his trainer. I forget the guy's name, but I saw a highlights package that showed it ... i'll come back and post the relevant image.

question: for other pictures of this tournament and others, should we post them in this thread or in the "pictures" thread? :confused:
 

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Yes I was there. Also at his other matches too. He played really well all week and seemed generally happy at his pressers. :) I saw him eating with his coach/trainer(?) most days too. He was on smart phone the whole time and not talking at all. Hehe!
 

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Yes I was there. Also at his other matches too. He played really well all week and seemed generally happy at his pressers. :) I saw him eating with his coach/trainer(?) most days too. He was on smart phone the whole time and not talking at all. Hehe!
lucky you. I would have liked to been there too. Now dish! Was he texting? Or listening? Iveta was at dubai last week, but she lost in the first round singles, a day later in doubles, so either she flew to memphis just in time to help jojo break his toe, or she was already in indian wells preparing.

Wonder whether Bene and Jojo will play the mixed dubs at IW? :D
 

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Hooray! I found the vid I was looking for. the man who was with him in memphis was his dutch trainer/fitness coach, whose name is jan velthuis



. nystrom is his tennis coach. if you havent seen "Jurgen Melzer Uncovered," it's a nice one @ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVWXuyP1_ww
 

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lucky you. I would have liked to been there too. Now dish! Was he texting? Or listening? Iveta was at dubai last week, but she lost in the first round singles, a day later in doubles, so either she flew to memphis just in time to help jojo break his toe, or she was already in indian wells preparing.

Wonder whether Bene and Jojo will play the mixed dubs at IW? :D
Haha! No he was texting or IM or something. I don't think she was there. He and the fitness coach were at the club all the time but I never saw anyone else with them. The trainer scouted some other matches too. :)

About the toe. What he actually said was that when he got here he was jetlegged so he took a sleeping pill. So when he woke up in the night to go to the bathroom he was disoriented and he tripped on the bedspread that normally goes on top of the bed when it is made up. He said that he went to the dr the next morning and they x-rayed to discover it was broken. Honestly I think someone said he didn't even tape it. Tough guy! He said it actually took the pressure off to do well here since he didn't think he had a chance to go far in that condition. He also said that winning his 1st title in the US was really special and that people have always been nice to him here. :)
 

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Everything you mentioned about Jurgen, Ad-Out, is why I enjoy knowing him so much. He is a genuine nice young man. I am sure he was excited beyond belief to win in Memphis.
When I posted the comment about his hugging his coach, I knew it was his trainer. I think it was nice of him to recongnize all that the trainer did to get him this far. He deserves a lot of credit.
I am sure Nystrom will be at Indian Wells if Jurgen's back allows him to play.
I do not care where anyone posts pictures just as long as they put them on here somewhere for all of us to enjoy.
Last night I was out and got to see the tennis channel. They showed Jurgen winning and the presentation. I was to far away to hear what he was saying.
 

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Well the first thing he did was congratulate Milos on the great two weeks. Then he thanked the sponsors, etc and then he said that the nice moment with his trainer was because he had been through so much with him and he owed him all the gratitude (or something like that ;))

Do you know him personally?
 
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