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dryrunguy
01-12-2009, 05:44 PM
This is where you post your picks for the 2009 Australian Open installment of You Can't Win Jack.

For contest rules, please click here (http://www.talkabouttennis.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12818).

The draw will be available Thursday, January 15.

Reminder: This will be a medal-awarding contest for the first-place finisher(s) only.

The deadline for picks is 7pm ET Sunday = 11 am Melbourne time = scheduled start of play for the tournament

mrjiggyfly2
01-15-2009, 09:42 PM
Guys, this thread is open for business if anyone wants to dip their toes in the water. Of course, placement of the qualifiers can be a huge factor in deciding picks.
And by the way...the men's draw looks impossible with or without knowing where the qualifiers are going. :confused:

Links for "How it Works" and the "Ask Questions Here"
http://www.talkabouttennis.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=134

GVGirl
01-16-2009, 05:48 PM
Let me get the ball rolling. I want to make sure I get into all these contests. I won't win cause I don't know Jack ;), but here it goes.

ATP
1. Klein
2. Clement
3. Taylor Dent
4. Spadea

WTA
1. Rogowska
2. Craybas
3. Bammer
4. Schiavone

patrick
01-16-2009, 06:23 PM
ATP
1. Oscar Hernandez
2. Jan Hernych
3. Daniel Gimeno-Traver
4. Julien Benneteau

WTA
1. Christina McHale
2. Andrea Petkovic
3. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro
4. Monika Wejnert

mrjiggyfly2
01-17-2009, 12:44 AM
bumpy mcbump. qualifiers have been filled into the draws. let the games begin in earnest. :)

Drop-shot
01-17-2009, 05:54 AM
ATP

1. Alberto Martin
2. Gimeno-Traver
3. Samuel Groth
4. Dieter Kindlmann

WTA

1. Cohen-Aloro
2. Monika Wejnert
3. Coin
4. Vaidisova

waylandboy-tw
01-17-2009, 07:58 AM
atp

1. Sebastien De Chaunac
2. Alberto Martin
3. Dieter Kindlmann
4. Lamine Ouahab

wta

1. Julie Coin
2. Karolina Sprem
3. Andrea Petkovic
4. Olivia Rogowska

mysterX
01-17-2009, 09:26 AM
Here are my probable semifinalists:

Daniel Gimeno-Traver
Bernard Tomic
Peter Polansky
Bobby Reynolds

Alisa Kleybanova
Isabella Holland
Karin Knapp
Olivia Rogowska

Tscott415
01-17-2009, 09:49 AM
ATP:

1 Daniel Gimeno-Traver
2 Jan Hernych
3 Bobby Reynolds
4 Brian Dabul

WTA:

1. Yanina Wickmayer
2. Julie Coin
3. Camille Pin
4. Maria Kirilenko

Federex
01-17-2009, 09:49 AM
1Andrey Golubev
2Jan Hernych
3Ernests Gulbis
4Denis Istomin


Katie O'brien
Jill Craybas
Marta Domachowska
Melinda Czink

ponchi101
01-17-2009, 10:05 AM
ATP:
1. Sebastian De Chaunac
2. Daniel Jimeno Traver
3. Brian Badul
4. Jan Hernych

WTA:
1. Katie OŽbrien
2. Yanina Wickmeyer
3. Olivia Rogowska
4. Monika Wejnert

beaujarkko
01-17-2009, 10:16 AM
WTA

1. Morita
2. Voskoboeva
3. Mladenovic
4. Zahlavova Strycova

ATP

1. Groth
2. Odesnik
3. Gremelmayr
4. Darcis

Jay
01-17-2009, 11:20 AM
WTA:

1. Jelena Dokic
2. Mathilde Johansson
3. Monika Weinert
4. Petra Cetovska

ATP:

1. Alberto Martin
2. Oscar Hernandez
3. Andrey Golubev
4. Albert Montanes

dryrunguy
01-17-2009, 11:30 AM
ATP:

1. Taylor Dent
2. Nicolas Devilder
3. Sebastien de Chaunac
4. John Isner

WTA:

1. Petra Cetkovska
2. Tatiana Malek
3. Nadia Petrova
4. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro

gff0
01-17-2009, 11:38 AM
ATP

1. Jan Hernych, CZE
2. Kevin Anderson, RSA
3. Denis Istomin, UZB
4. Robert Kendrick, USA

WTA
1. Severine Bremond, FRA
2. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, CZE
3. Isabella Holland, AUS
4. Monika Wejnert, AUS

I think I get how this works - although I understand the Suicide Pool perfectly and haven't ever passed the 4th round...

IntnstyAngle
01-17-2009, 11:51 AM
ATP

1. Starace
2. Fognini
3. Kohlschreiber
4. Hanescu

WTA

1. Kanepi
2. Rogowska
3. Erakovic
4. Mirza

e11even
01-17-2009, 12:24 PM
ATP:

1. MARTIN, ALberto ESP
2. KLEIN, Brydan AUS
3. GIMENO-TRAVER, Daniel ESP
4. STAKHOVSKY, Sergiy UKR

WTA:

1. CETKOVSKA, Petra CZE
2. COHEN-ALORO, Stephanie FRA
3. VAIDISOVA, Nicole CZE
4. RAZZANO, Virginie FRA

:thumbsup:

Togtdyalttai
01-17-2009, 12:32 PM
ATP:
1. Wayne Odesnik
2. Alberto Martin
3. Andrey Golubev
4. Julien Benneteau

WTA:
1. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova
2. Julie Coin
3. Olivia Rogowska
4. Karolina Sprem

hawkgirl98
01-17-2009, 01:20 PM
ATP:
1. Dudi Sela
2. Dominik Hrbaty
3. Alberto Martin
4. Nicolas Devilder

WTA:
1. Marta Domachowska
2. Olivia Rogowska
3. Jarmila Gajdosova
4. Jelena Dokic

jjnow
01-17-2009, 01:49 PM
ATP:
1. Xavier Malisse
2. Nicolas Devilder
3. John Isner
4. Sebastien De Chaunac

WTA:
1. Melanie South
2. Nicole Vaidisova
3. Alberta Brianti
4. Yung-Jan Chan

PeterSkan
01-17-2009, 02:32 PM
I've proven I don't kow Jack on so many occasions you might as well just award me the medal now. But I guess just to play fair, here are the ultimate AO losers:

ATP

1. Devilder
2. De Chaunac
3. Tomic
4. Bolleli

WTA
1. Wejnert
2. Johansson
3. Gajdosova
4. Bremond

Scotty
01-17-2009, 02:37 PM
ATP:
1 - Almagro
2 - Baghdatis
3 - Reynolds
4 - Gimeno-Traver

WTA:
1 - Baltacha
2 - Oudin
3 - M. Johansson
4 - Cohen-Aloro

aedra1119
01-17-2009, 03:19 PM
ATP:
1. Daniel Gimeno-Traver
2. Fabrice Santoro
3. Denis Gremelmayr
4. Denis Istomin

WTA:
1. Olivia Rogowska
2. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova
3. Monika Weinert
4. Isabella Holland

amenssen
01-17-2009, 03:38 PM
ATP:
1. Kristof Vliegen
2. Peter Polansky
3. Steve Darcis
4. Bobby Reynolds

WTA
1. Sania Mirza
2. Galina Voskoboeva
3. Ekaterina Bychkova
4. Julie Coin

Fiercehart
01-17-2009, 03:40 PM
1. Kindlmann
2. Benneteau
3. Santoro
4. Gineno-Traver

1. Safarova
2. Keothvong
3. Rogowska
4. Dokic

Kirkus
01-17-2009, 04:26 PM
ATP
1. Augustin Calleri
2. Nicolas Lapenti
3. Dudi Sela
4. Bernard Tomic

WTA
1, Melanie Oudin
2. Sesil Karatantcheva
3. Julia Schruff
4. Kathrin Woerle

TennisAnyone74
01-17-2009, 05:39 PM
I've proven so many times before that I REALLY can't win Jack since I'm so terrible at this game, but here goes anyway!

Men:
1. Alberto Martin
2. Daniel Gimeno-Traver
3. Dominik Hrbaty
4. Peter Polansky

Women:
1. Katie O'Brien
2. Virginie Razzano
3. Ayumi Morita
4. Jelena Dokic

TA

munchin
01-17-2009, 06:25 PM
Women:
1. Zahlavova Strycova
2. Gajdosova
3. Katie O'Brien
4. Vaidisova

Men:
1. Tomic
2. Devilder
3. Alberto Martin
4. Stakhovsky

amenssen
01-17-2009, 06:50 PM
i'm making a change (just the order really), my original pick is like 5 posts upthread

ATP:
1. Kristof Vliegen
2. Peter Polansky
3. Steve Darcis
4. Bobby Reynolds

WTA
1. Galina Voskoboeva
2. Julie Coin
3. Ekaterina Bychkova
4. Sania Mirza

jkfriedman
01-17-2009, 06:59 PM
Men

1. Thomas Bellucci
2. Brydan Klein
3. Denis Istomin
4. Sebastian De Chaunac

Women

1. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro
2. Melinda Czink
3. Julie Coin
4. Katie O'Brien

I actually spent time thinking about this:confused:

Miles
01-17-2009, 07:20 PM
ATP:

1 Golubev
2 A Martin
3 Reynolds
4 Hernych

WTA:

1 Rogowska
2 Coin
3 Wejnert
4 Cohen-Aloro

ptmcmahon
01-17-2009, 09:58 PM
I see a lot of others filled out their brackets same as me with a lot of us having same #1 pick

ATP

1. Kristof Vliegen
2. Wayne Odesnik
3. Potito Starace
4. Dudi Sela

WTA

1. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro
2. Julie Coin
3. Olivia Rogowska
4. Monika Wejnert

jenninlaca
01-17-2009, 11:18 PM
This is my first time in this contest, so I am counting on some beginner's luck. Here it goes:

WTA:
Mariana Duque Marino
Patricia Mayr
Olivia Rogowksa
Yung-Jan Chan

ATP:
Bernard Tomic
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Vince Spadea
Kristof Vliegen

mwoods
01-18-2009, 12:28 AM
Hoping to make it out of single digits after my dead-last performance at USO! :)

1. Andrey Golubev
2. Bernard Tomic
3. Daniel Gimeno-Traver
4. Denis Gremelmayr

1. Patricia Mayr
2. Katie O'Brien
3. Petra Cetovska
4. Jarmila Gaidosova

Madame
01-18-2009, 12:46 AM
I just love this game

Men:
Fabrice Santoro
Dominik Hrbaty
Daniel Gimeno-Traver
Flavio Cipolla

Women:
Jarmila Gajdosova
Sorana Cirstea
Monika Wejnert
Isabella Holland

et que le moins bon gagne !!! :cheesy:

Justme
01-18-2009, 03:49 AM
WTA
1. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro
2. Monika Wejnert
3. Julie Coin
4. Nicole Vaidisova

ATP
1. Daniel Gimeno-Traver
2. Alberto Martin
3. Oscar Hernandez
4. Sebastian De Chaunac

marieJ
01-18-2009, 08:18 AM
atp
1. vliegen BEL
2. martin ESP
3. sela ISR
4. hernandez ESP

WTA
1. dokic AUS
2. o' brien GRB
3. malek GER
4.czink HUN

i hope i'm better at this contest, last year i lost early in the suicide pool :)

tinamarie
01-18-2009, 09:21 AM
ATP:
1. Kristof Vliegen
2. Alberto Martin
3. Andrej Golubev
4. Sebastien de Chaunac

WTA:
1. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro
2. Olivia Rogowska
3. Monika Weijnert
4. Jarmila Gaidosova

mrjiggyfly2
01-18-2009, 09:36 AM
1. Fabrice Santoro
2. Bernard Tomic
3. Dieter Kindlmann
4. Kristof Vliegen

1. Stephanie Cohen-Aloro
2. Mathilde Johansson
3. Nicole Vaidisova
4. Julie Coin

jenninlaca
01-18-2009, 10:01 AM
CHANGING MY PICKS FROM UPTHREAD:

WTA:
Mariana Duque Marino
Patricia Mayr
Olivia Rogowksa
Yung-Jan Chan

ATP:
Bernard Tomic
Denis Istomin
Sergiy Stakhovsky
Kristof Vliegen

evil_juju
01-18-2009, 10:20 AM
WTA
Jarmila Gajdosova
Monika Weijnert
Olivia Rogowksa
Nicole Vaidisova


ATP
Augustin Calleri
Alberto Martin
Bernard Tomic
Dudi Sela

winston
01-18-2009, 11:15 AM
ATP

1. Sebastian DeChaunac
2. Denis Gremelmayr
3. Dieter Kindlmann
4. Bobby Reynolds

WTA

1. Isabella Holland
2. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova
3. Galina Voskoboeva
4. Olivia Rogowska

mrjiggyfly2
01-18-2009, 11:58 AM
bump

mmmm8
01-18-2009, 12:06 PM
ATP

1.Denis Gremelmayr
2.Samuel Groth
3.Alberto Martin
4.Sebastien De Chaunac

WTA

1. Mathilde Johansson
2. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova
3. Monika Weinert
4. Isabella Holland

Martini4me
01-18-2009, 01:06 PM
ATP:

1. John Isner
2. Kristof Vliegen
3. Nicolas Devilder
4. Jan Hernych

WTA:

1. Severine Bremond :cry:
2. Julie Coin
3. Monika Wejnert
4. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova

suliso
01-18-2009, 01:41 PM
WTA

1. Mathilde Johansson
2. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova
3. Monika Weinert
4. Virginie Razzano


ATP

1. Nicolas Devilder
2. Wayne Odesnik
3. Sebastien de Chaunac
4. Bobby Reynolds

oakpark
01-18-2009, 02:05 PM
ATP:
1. Rochus
2. Schwank
3. Haas
4. Istomin

WTA:
1. De Los Rios
2. Bammer
3. Sprem
4. South

oohsalmon
01-18-2009, 02:13 PM
I'm actually just doing my actual spoons per quarter. Nothing has ever worked for me in this contest, anyhow...

1. Golubev
2. Belucci
3. Stakhovsky
4. Isner :(

1. Vaidisova :D
2. Cohen-Aloro
3. Coin
4. Knapp

carlitos2006
01-18-2009, 02:28 PM
Reminder: This will be a medal-awarding contest for the first-place finisher(s) only.

Sure, now it becomes a medal event. I don't suppose this rule will be enforced retroactively?

Anyway, here are my picks:

ATP:
1. Ball
2. Stakhovsky
3. Hrbaty
4. Golubev

WTA:
1. Johansson
2. Rogowska
3. Holland
4. O'Brien

mrjiggyfly2
01-18-2009, 02:30 PM
Sure, now it becomes a medal event. I don't suppose this rule will be enforced retroactively?

bad timing for carlitos ;)

dryrunguy
01-18-2009, 02:30 PM
Sure, now it becomes a medal event. I don't suppose this rule will be enforced retroactively?


I figured that was coming. :o Afraid not, carlitos. But given how you have performed in the past, I wouldn't worry if I were you. You'll get hardware. ;)

gracie
01-18-2009, 03:38 PM
ATP:
1. Golubev
2. De Chaunac
3. Petzschner
4. Ouahab


WTA:
1. Voskoboeva
2. Koryttseva
3. Oudin
4. Karantcheva

Takao
01-18-2009, 03:53 PM
1 Bernard Tomic
2 Samuel Groth
3 Brydan Klein
4 Colin Ebelthite

1 Monika Wejnert
2 Patricia Mayr
3 Christina McHale
4 Jill Craybas

mrjiggyfly2
01-18-2009, 04:03 PM
Closed. Good Luck All!!!!!