PDA

View Full Version : FO Racket Bracket



Charlie02123
05-23-2009, 01:05 AM
Anyone interested in giving this one another go?

It's on the tennis channel website. (www.tennischannel.com (http://www.tennischannel.com))

Just fill out the draw for ATP and WTA and you're all set! We've had TATers win 1st prize a few times, and we've had a bunch of people get top 10 finishes.

Charlie02123
05-23-2009, 01:06 AM
I'm in on the ATP side.

Ohhhhhh crap. I didn't use my TATCharlie one. I just did Charlie. Sigh...

For newcomers, put TAT in front of your name and it'll be easier for us to post scores for all of us.

Jay
05-23-2009, 01:09 AM
bitch :p
I didn't want anyone to bring this up so I could get the prizes all by myself!

(in his best Nelslus impression)

MINE!! MINE!! MINE!!!

mwahahahahahhaha

( :p I kid, I kid).

I forgot the TAT thing too and just entered under Jessie181

Sounds like fun, though! :D

Jay
05-23-2009, 01:43 AM
I have a Nadal-Fed final, with Nadal winning.

I also have a Venus-Jelena final, with Venus winning :rolleyes:
I'm clearly living in a dream world.

JTContinental
05-23-2009, 04:06 PM
OK, I broke down and did this one, although I'm playing under just JTContinental.

Tscott415
05-23-2009, 04:21 PM
I'm in! TATTScott415. I did surprisingly well at the last one I entered. Doubt I can keep it up! :p

mysterX
05-23-2009, 06:27 PM
I'm in as TATmysterX. Very conventional on the ATP side, much less so on the WTA side.

dryrunguy
05-23-2009, 06:48 PM
I'm in as TATdryrunguy.

Since it wasn't a team thing, I picked Nole for the men and Venus beating Wozniacki in the final for the women.

Uh huh.

mwoods
05-23-2009, 06:50 PM
Racquet Bracket is for going crazy, right?

Can you say Granollers in the quarters?

How about 2002 final rematch, Serena vs. Venus?

Someone should lock me up...

dryrunguy
05-23-2009, 07:03 PM
Racquet Bracket is for going crazy, right?

Can you say Granollers in the quarters?

How about 2002 final rematch, Serena vs. Venus?

Someone should lock me up...

Wanna talk about crazy? When I first figured out my top pick for the women in YCWJ, the wooden spoon ended on Serena Williams. :o Needless to say, I backed off.

Charlie02123
05-23-2009, 07:07 PM
Wanna talk about crazy? When I first figured out my top pick for the women in YCWJ, the wooden spoon ended on Serena Williams. :o Needless to say, I backed off.
OMG, you would SO get murdered for that. Hilarious.

dryrunguy
05-23-2009, 07:23 PM
OMG, you would SO get murdered for that. Hilarious.

Raped and murdered, Charlie. Raped and murdered.

nelslus
05-23-2009, 07:39 PM
Since I started participating in these contests- I have never felt so uncomfortable posting my choices. My picks are SO all over the place- as I'm trying to switch everything up from contest to contest. With the Racquet Brackets, I have such gems as:

*Roddick arbitrarily going out to Giquel in the 3rd Round. With Steven's contest, I have Roddick making the Quarters.....which I am seriously considering changing. I just figure that Roddick has to lose at some point to SOMEONE early on....right?!?! :confused:

*Monfils making the QF (:hyst:)- DAMN IT, as others have complained, I wish I had ANY clue about how legit the injury status is for about 127 players as of now.....I'd feel confident about putting Monfils in the QF under regular circumstances. And, y'all KNOW that if I keep Monfils in the QF, he'll be dropping out of his 1st round match 35 seconds before it begins. BUT, if I drop him, he makes the Quarters....:freekingout:

*Roger beating Rafa in the final. (Fear not- I'm not going this way with Steven's contest.)

*Tursonov & Andreev each winning a couple of matches.

*And Ferrer winning 3 matches.

*I have the freshly-defaulting Medina Garrigues winning 3 matches.

*Wozniacki taking out Jankovic. :rolleyes:

*Na Li making the Quarters. Having beaten Kanepi in the R16. (Unless I switch to Maria making the R16 or Quarterfinals....)

*Mauresmo making the R16......unless I go with a Dulko "Upset" special in the 2nd Round....

*Azarenka taking out Ana.

*I first had Pennetta upsetting Serena. I JUST changed that to Kuz taking Serena out in the Quarters- and making the final. Against Venus- your winner of your 2009 Roland Garros Championships.

Guess who'll be waking up around 3:30 a.m. Chicago time in a cold sweat, wondering if he should change up all of his contest picks.....:cheesy:

nelslus
05-23-2009, 07:42 PM
Raped and murdered, Charlie. Raped and murdered.

Wrong site, sweetie. (Dry apparently meant to post this in his Xtube Profile.) :gorgeous:

Charlie02123
05-23-2009, 08:51 PM
*Roddick arbitrarily going out to Giquel in the 3rd Round. With Steven's contest, I have Roddick making the Quarters.....which I am seriously considering changing. I just figure that Roddick has to lose at some point to SOMEONE early on....right?!?! :confused:

Me too! I have Gicquel making the quarters.

Jay
05-23-2009, 09:06 PM
I need to take out Roddick early too. I think I have him making the quarters on my draw too.

nelslus
05-23-2009, 09:33 PM
WELL, I've just scrambled both teams up into an unholy MESS. I now have Roddick, I think, in the Quarters for both of my contests. Because EVERYONE in that section has been crapping around on clay, from what I can see. Even knowing that Roddick could lose to any one of US on any given day on freakin' clay. They're all just a bunch of flippin' Bozos in Roddick's quarter.

JUST so y'all feel confident about Gicquel- here are his latest clay results, starting with the most recent result and working backwards:

lost to Chela, DID win a Challenger, won a match and then lost to freakin' BLAKE in the freakin' Good Times' Esther Rolle Classic, lost to Alberto Martin, won a match and then lost 1 & 0 to Ferrer, and won two matches and lost to Andreev 1 & 3.

Still, or course he will beat Roddick, now that I have Andy in the Quarters- unless I take Andy out- and THEN Andy makes the Quarters.

I'm, for the moment, also bankin' on that Davydenko and Monfils ARE really injured, and won't go far, if they do play.

I HATE THIS!!!!!!! :cheesy:

Charlie02123
05-23-2009, 09:40 PM
Yeah, I knew about Gicquel's results. I'm hoping he becomes inspired by his home slam.

mrjiggyfly2
05-23-2009, 10:36 PM
I think Gicquel will beat Schuettler. I actually have Andreas Beck in that section. Roddick couldn't have filled out a better draw for himself. But he'll probably find himself searching for answers 10 feet behind the baseline against Hernandez or Ivo Minar.

aedra1119
05-24-2009, 05:00 AM
I'm in as TATaedra1119. I have Sveta winning!

Charlie02123
05-28-2009, 11:34 AM
Like BOTB, I'm doing terrible on the men's side.

But guess what!? I'm doing well with the WTA!

I'm 126th out of 2581. Top 5%. Huzzah!

Jay
05-28-2009, 11:37 AM
I'm doing horrible on both sides.

584 on the men's side and 821 on the women's side.

I suck.

Charlie02123
05-28-2009, 11:37 AM
The picks I'm happiest with are Czink and Cirstea in the 3rd round, and Rezai in the 4th (one more to go!).

nelslus
05-28-2009, 02:50 PM
I'm doing horrible on both sides.

584 on the men's side and 821 on the women's side.

I suck.

Yes, we know, dear. (Guess it never hurts to advertise.) :gorgeous:

nelslus
05-28-2009, 02:54 PM
It's weird. I had been doing real well in the women's. Now, I'm 115th in the women's pool.....but somehow, 27th in the men's bracket. :confused: (As long as THIS lasts....)

Saw that aedra is in 25th place in the women's bracket. :)

tobiasfunke
05-28-2009, 03:57 PM
I dropped over 400 places today in the mens. Now I'm 510.

I only dropped about 20 in the women. I'm 115.

I always seem to do really well the first 4 rounds. Then I crash and burn.

aedra1119
05-28-2009, 06:49 PM
It's weird. I had been doing real well in the women's. Now, I'm 115th in the women's pool.....but somehow, 27th in the men's bracket. :confused: (As long as THIS lasts....)

Saw that aedra is in 25th place in the women's bracket. :)

Sweet. I have no idea how long it's going to last. One of my genius picks was Pennetta over Serena.

nelslus
05-28-2009, 06:54 PM
Sweet. I have no idea how long it's going to last. One of my genius picks was Pennetta over Serena.

I came THIS close to making this one of my picks, too. I do, however, have Kuz beating Serena (as Kuz then loses to V in the final.) :shocked:

aedra1119
05-28-2009, 07:12 PM
I came THIS close to making this one of my picks, too. I do, however, have Kuz beating Serena (as Kuz then loses to V in the final.) :shocked:

It can happen! I have Sveta beating Dinara. If I want even a chance to finish in the top 10 I need that result. Obviously, I won't mind if your scenario happens. ;)

Moose
05-28-2009, 07:18 PM
It can happen! I have Sveta beating Dinara. If I want even a chance to finish in the top 10 I need that result. Obviously, I won't mind if your scenario happens. ;)

I have Sveta beating Dinara also! Did you make your picks on the 'puter in the Losers Lounge at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday too?

aedra1119
05-28-2009, 07:36 PM
I have Sveta beating Dinara also! Did you make your picks on the 'puter in the Losers Lounge at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday too?

How did you know? Did Alona and Tati made you pick Sveta, too? :p

Moose
05-28-2009, 07:51 PM
How did you know? Did Alona and Tati made you pick Sveta, too? :p

It was 4 a.m. Alona had long left for the evening, saying something about putting Saran Wrap on Katya's toilet seat, and TP'ing the trees in front of her condo. And Tati...Lord knows I love the girl, but Saturday night, 4:00 a.m.? Sveta's chances at the French are about the last thing on Tati's mind.

No, I picked Sveta all by myself. I wanted the final to be Kuznetsova v. Kuznetsova, but I thought if they played each other in the final, they'd have no chance of winnning Mixed Doubles this year.

nelslus
05-29-2009, 08:00 AM
OOPS. :o

Jay
05-29-2009, 10:23 AM
yeah, Venus kinda effed up my RB. *sigh*

Charlie02123
05-29-2009, 11:19 AM
I did the "What if" scenario things for both sides. If everything goes perfectly, my peak for ATP would be 7th and WTA would be 14th.

As for my current standings, I'm in the top 200 for the WTA.

For the ATP, I'm... in the top 70%! (Ugh)

Charlie02123
05-22-2010, 03:16 PM
I just entered my draws into the tennis channel contest, if anyone wants to join.

Remember to put "TAT" in your handle!

http://www.tennischannel.com/index.aspx

JTContinental
05-22-2010, 10:20 PM
I filled mine out, but since I'm already registered as JTContinental, I just went with that.

mmmm8
05-22-2010, 10:45 PM
The women's was brutal... I somehow ended up choosing between Safarova and Schiavone for the semi :shocked:

mysterX
05-23-2010, 10:51 AM
I'm in....but my women's finalist isn't :o

tobiasfunke
05-23-2010, 03:33 PM
So how many had their WTA bracket ruined by MJMS? I did! :hammerself:

omess
05-23-2010, 03:35 PM
So how many had their WTA bracket ruined by MJMS? I did! :hammerself:
I did

mmmm8
05-23-2010, 03:43 PM
And me! Except she's showing up green in my bracket


(btw, I merged the "Tennis Channel Contest" thread into this one)

mmmm8
05-25-2010, 03:17 PM
Charlie's just very good at this contest

http://www.tourneytopia.com/RacquetBracketfrenchopenWTA/frenchopenWTA/pool/standings.aspx

mysterX
05-25-2010, 06:36 PM
Awesome picking Charlie! Hope you stay on top.