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http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/news/articles/2015-06-03/its_a_thing_players_nicknames.html
Nicknames - they're a thing. Specifically, they're a guy thing. This fortnight has seen many names in action including Jazz, Rendy, Pico, La Tige, Doud, Charly, Chila, Gonzo and Bati. Or so we're told. Keen to know more, rolandgarros.com turned to the indispensable ATP Media Guide to find out who's who.

Nicolas Almagro is Nico

Roberto Bautista Agut is Bati

Andreas Beck is Beckes

Benjamin Becker is Benni

Julien Benneteau is Bennet

Carlos Berlocq is Charly

Dustin Brown is Dreddy (because of his hair)

Marin Cilic is Chila

Novak Djokovic is Nole

Alexandr Dolgpolov is Dolgo

Fabio Fognini is Fogna

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez is Guille or Willy

David Goffin is La Goff

Alejandro Gonzalez is Gonzo

Sam Groth is Grothy

Denis Istomin is Deni

Malek Jaziri is Jazz

Steve Johnson is Stevie

Martin Klizan is Klizko

Thanasi Kokkinakis Is Kokk

Andrey Kuznetsov is Andreeek (yes, with a triple 'e')

Marc Lopez is Bolet

Yen-Hsun Lu is Rendy

Paul-Henri Mathieu is Paulo

Florian Mayer is Flo

Leonardo Mayer is Leo

Marcelo Melo is Girafa

Juan Monaco is Pico

Gael Monfils is La Monf

Gilles Muller is Mulles

Rafael Nadal is Rafa

Benoit Paire is La Tige

Edouard Roger-Vasselin is Doud

Andreas Seppi is Seppia

Gilles Simon is Gilou

Jack Sock is J-Sizzle and also Showtime

Joao Souza is Feijao

Dominic Thiem is Dominator


Read more at http://www.rolandgarros.com/en_FR/n...ng_players_nicknames.html#mGUGD0kmGYBJQcy1.99
 

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Bolet? Does that mean something in Spanish?
 

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The Notorious Andy Murray.
 

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Bolet? Does that mean something in Spanish?
Marc :

Este mote me lo pusieron hace muchos dos compañeras de entreno. Porque era bajito y regordete, como una bola. Me decían: "Qué mono, es como una buleta...". De ahí viene lo de Bule, Buleta, Bulet, ...

This nickname was created a lot of years ago by two practice partners because I was short and a little fat, like a ball.

Buleta = little ball

Bolet in catalan is mushroom but the real nickname isn't it, is Buleta (little ball)
 

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Marc :

Este mote me lo pusieron hace muchos dos compañeras de entreno. Porque era bajito y regordete, como una bola. Me decían: "Qué mono, es como una buleta...". De ahí viene lo de Bule, Buleta, Bulet, ...

This nickname was created a lot of years ago by two practice partners because I was short and a little fat, like a ball.

Buleta = little ball

Bolet in catalan is mushroom but the real nickname isn't it, is Buleta (little ball)
That is so cute!
 

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Tomáš Berdych - Berd'a [Berdya]
He revealed on Twitter that his closest friends called him by this nickname.
 
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