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dryrunguy
04-01-2012, 06:39 PM
C’mon over. The clay’s fine, and you know all of your player choices will perform exactly as well as you’ve expected them to. Yikes.

Post your accomplishments, vent your frustrations, and commiserate with others over your (probably) alcoholic beverages as you watch all the action, retirements, and withdrawals.

ptmcmahon
04-07-2012, 04:46 AM
Let's see if that one dummy who didn't put Nadal on his team last year to start and basically wasted a trade for next to no points has learned his lesson ;)

waylandboy-tw
04-08-2012, 05:53 PM
Just about 10 hours left to submit your team.

waylandboy-tw
04-09-2012, 06:27 AM
Welcome to the 7th edition for TSiP, TAT’s longest running fantasy tennis contest!

This year we have 18 teams entered and a breakdown of the players chosen is below. Mid-week scoring updates will also be posted throughout the contest.

Good luck and enjoy the tennis!


A
15- Nadal
14- Djokovic
6- Almagro
6- Lopez
5- Fish
4- Isner
3- Ferrer
1- Tsonga

B
15- Andujar
12- Monaco
12- Mayer
7- Dolgopolov
3- Berlocq
2- Anderson
1- Gasquet
1- Verdasco
1- Davydenko

C
9- Ramos
9- Volandri
8- Starace
7- Montanes
4- Istomin
4- Fognini
3- Bellucci
2- Ferrero
2- Karlovic
2- Haase
1- Seppi
1- Nalbandian
1- Kubot
1- Chardy

D
13- Garcia-Lopez
9- Hanescu
8- Riba
5- Cipolla
4- Petzschner
3- Mayer
2- Kukushkin
2- Stakhovsky
2- Gil
2- Andreev
1- Gulbis
1- Kamke
1- Kunitsyn
1- Mahut

shtexas
04-09-2012, 12:44 PM
Andreev won a match?! He was a last minute addition.

ptmcmahon
04-09-2012, 01:09 PM
Yup, because he was playing Montanes, who 7 of us had (to Andreev's 2)

waylandboy-tw
04-09-2012, 01:10 PM
Andreev won a match?! He was a last minute addition.

Nice call! I watched most of the match today and Andreev served very well. I wouldn't be surprised to see him beat Istomin in the next round, especially with Denis coming off a tough upset loss over the weekend in his last DC match.

Of course, the 2012 version of Montanes was on display today too. He seemed to fight at times but by the end wasn't moving well and looked like the player who surprisingly still hasn't beaten anyone in the top 100 this year rather than what we've come to expect from him in this contest in past years. At least he didn't retire from the match as he did at IW and Miami so perhaps things will improve in his upcoming clay events.

shtexas
04-09-2012, 01:20 PM
The only problem is, with Andreev's ranking, he may not play any other events.

ponchi101
04-09-2012, 01:43 PM
Yup, because he was playing Montanes, who 7 of us had (to Andreev's 2)

Indeed. Enough said.

dryrunguy
04-09-2012, 02:09 PM
Of course Igor was on my team--last year. He got me something like 5 points. By the end of TSIP, he'll probably be ranked back in the top 40, given my luck.

lukeorion
04-10-2012, 11:10 AM
Stupid school. Forgot to enter a team :(

ptmcmahon
04-10-2012, 05:18 PM
Interesting contrast...my C team was 0/2, while D team was 3/3

Ribbons
04-11-2012, 06:22 AM
Andreev leading Istomin 5-2 in the decider. *dour look at my predictions grid*

shtexas
04-11-2012, 08:50 AM
I have both Istomin and Andreev on my team. But, I was rooting for Andreev because few others have him.

There will be time for Istomin later. Yeah, right...

waylandboy-tw
04-11-2012, 09:50 AM
I admit it, I fell for Dolgopolov. :rolleyes: Never again!

luvs10s
04-12-2012, 04:58 AM
I admit it, I fell for Dolgopolov. :rolleyes: Never again!

You too, huh.

dave g
04-12-2012, 11:36 AM
Florian Mayer, Seeded #1.
You ought to be able to do better than lose your first round.
:(

patrick
04-12-2012, 01:31 PM
Florian Mayer, Seeded #1.
You ought to be able to do better than lose your first round.
:(

:yes:

Overall, Casablanca has been a disaster for me.

Drop-shot
04-12-2012, 08:47 PM
Florian Mayer, Seeded #1.
You ought to be able to do better than lose your first round.
:(

Tell me about it. :mad:

ponchi101
04-13-2012, 06:13 AM
And how about Mardy Guppy? Ah? 3 and 1.
On the one hand, I feel for him. He is truly struggling right now. Don't even bother showing up in Monter Carlo.
On the other:
catch him and fillet him. Worthless for this TSIP.

waylandboy-tw
04-13-2012, 06:21 AM
Here are the scores at the QF mark of both tournaments. Still very early and a lot of points left this weekend.

Ribbons- 78 (Lopez, Monaco, Berlocq, Andujar, Ramos, GGL)
Ponchi101- 77 (Isner, Monaco, Andujar, Ramos, GGL)
Omegadoom- 74 (Andujar, Ramos, GGL, Cipolla)
Miles- 73 (Isner, Andujar, Ramos, GGL, Cipolla)
E11even- 72 (Lopez, Monaco, Andujar, Chardy, GGL)
Waylandboy- 70 (Lopez, Andujar, Ramos, GGL)
Shtexas- 70 (Lopez, Monaco, Andujar, Andreev)
Omess- 69 (Lopez, Monaco, Andujar, Ramos)
Dryrunguy- 67 (Monaco, Berlocq, Andujar, Ramos, Cipolla)
Martini4me- 66 (Monaco, Andjuar, Ramos, GGL, Andreev)
Fiercehart- 64 (Monaco, Berlocq, Ramos, GGL)
Ptmcmahon- 60 (Monaco, Andujar, GGL, Cipolla)
Daveg- 59 (Isner, Lopez, Monaco, Andujar)
Togtdyalttai- 56 (Isner, Monaco, Andujar, GGL)
Patrick- 54 (Anderson, Andujar, Cipolla)
Drop-shot- 53 (Andujar, Anderson, GGL)
Luvs10s- 51 (Monaco, GGL)
Munchin- 13 (GGL)

dave g
04-13-2012, 06:30 AM
waylandboy-tw
I also have Isner on my team. That should get me a couple more points.
;)

Ribbons
04-13-2012, 06:40 AM
Of course Igor was on my team--last year. He got me something like 5 points. By the end of TSIP, he'll probably be ranked back in the top 40, given my luck.

I picked against him this round and possibly the next. Of course he's winning. :rolleyes:

ponchi101
04-13-2012, 08:21 AM
waylandboy-tw
I also have Isner on my team. That should get me a couple more points.
;)

Oh, c'mon Dave! Talk about jinxing somebody!!!!!!! :shocked:

waylandboy-tw
04-13-2012, 08:52 AM
waylandboy-tw
I also have Isner on my team. That should get me a couple more points.
;)

Yes, sorry. Should be fixed now.

waylandboy-tw
04-14-2012, 05:33 AM
Trade deadline is SUNDAY at 10:30 AM local time, 4:30 AM EST so you have less than 24 hours to get your trades in for Monte Carlo.

ptmcmahon
04-14-2012, 09:55 AM
There are 4 quarters of the draw next week. Too bad my 8 guys are only spread out among two of those. Two semifinalists is the BEST I could do.

Oh well, at least the 2 quarters with my guys are on opposite halves I guess.

shtexas
04-14-2012, 03:15 PM
There are 4 quarters of the draw next week. Too bad my 8 guys are only spread out among two of those. Two semifinalists is the BEST I could do.

Oh well, at least the 2 quarters with my guys are on opposite halves I guess.

Same here. Even with the trades I planned to make. Now, I have to decide whether to take a chance on one of those trades or just stick with the plan.

waylandboy-tw
04-14-2012, 04:59 PM
Congrats to Ponchi101 on being the only one with all four finalists on his team!:)

Ponchi, isn't this more fun now than spending all your energy whiing about Rafa like last year?;)

ponchi101
04-14-2012, 06:08 PM
Congrats to Ponchi101 on being the only one with all four finalists on his team!:)

Ponchi, isn't this more fun now than spending all your energy whiing about Rafa like last year?;)

You're not going to let go of that one, ah? ;)
And I was not whining about Rafa. Remember I said we should not have him available because....
Ah, forget it.
Don't worry. Watch me get like 5 points total in MC, even though I do have Rafa and Novak. Your crown is safe (at least from me)

ptmcmahon
04-15-2012, 07:18 PM
There are 4 quarters of the draw next week. Too bad my 8 guys are only spread out among two of those. Two semifinalists is the BEST I could do.

Make that 9/9 - got a qualifier as well - in one of the same quarters.

patrick
04-16-2012, 05:53 AM
Make that 9/9 - got a qualifier as well - in one of the same quarters.

I got 10 players but in the end, our result will be the same as we will only have 2 SF at best.

ptmcmahon
04-16-2012, 08:11 AM
So this week's winners will be those who got people in all the quarters of the draws then...or maybe even 3!

EDIT: Just saw Montanes on the OOP...didn't think he was in. He's my only one in the other two quarters, so he is my MVP this week if he can make the semis.

Ribbons
04-18-2012, 10:52 AM
Thomaz! :shocked:

*hands shots of Strega to ptmcmahon and martini4me*

Omegadoom
04-18-2012, 12:20 PM
Florian Mayer, Seeded #1.
You ought to be able to do better than lose your first round.
:(


After his dismal performance in the first two weeks of this contest, I have been referring to him by another name that starts with an F, and its not Florian! ;)

ptmcmahon
04-18-2012, 11:40 PM
Bet it's not favorite either. He's my only player who hasn't won me a match yet.

Ribbons
04-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Two years ago I picked Stan for this very contest and he didn't win a single point for me (at least, that I remember). This year he's systematically knocking out either players on my team or my picks for Predictions. Ewok, Ewok, why do you thwart me so?

patrick
04-19-2012, 12:11 PM
Two years ago I picked Stan for this very contest and he didn't win a single point for me (at least, that I remember). This year he's systematically knocking out either players on my team or my picks for Predictions. Ewok, Ewok, why do you thwart me so?

Not over yet as Almagro breaks to stay alive.

Meanwhile, two players left for me starting yesterday has doomed my chances of any outside shot of getting a TAT Fantasy medal.

shtexas
04-19-2012, 12:26 PM
The slide in TSIP is more like a mudslide for my team.

waylandboy-tw
04-19-2012, 01:02 PM
Here are the scores at the QF of Monte Carlo. 3 Murrays, 2, Haase 1 Tsonga, 1 Simon are the only outliers from the 18 Nadals and 17 Djokovic pickers. Ribbons has taken the lead from Ponchi101 (as Ponchi predicted) but 2008 TSiP champion Miles is one Murray win away from jumping into the lead. An unlikely Haase win over Djoko would be huge for Ptm and Tog. Tsonga-Simon should be an interesting match and is key for Luvs10 and E11even's chances of moving up. Munchin will post final scores at the end of the week. Good luck and enjoy the tennis!

Ribbons- 286 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Ponchi101- 284 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Miles- 282 (Djokovic, Nadal, Murray)
Martini4me- 281 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Omess- 272 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Ptmcmahon- 271 (Djokovic, Nadal, Haase)
Togtdyalttai- 270 (Djokovic, Nadal, Haase)
Dryrunguy- 268 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Omegadoom- 262 (Djokovic, Nadal, Murray)
Waylandboy- 258 (Djokovic, Nadal, Murray)
Daveg- 257 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Shtexas- 253 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Fiercehart- 242 (Djokovic, Nadal)
E11even- 240 (Nadal, Simon)
Luvs10s- 199 (Djokovic, Nadal, Tsonga)
Patrick- 188 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Drop-shot- 175 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Munchin- 100 (Djokovic, Nadal)

Drop-shot
04-19-2012, 03:59 PM
Of course I put Ferrer on my team an he loses handily to Bellucci. :rolleyes:

Seriously, how much worse can I do? Not even trying...

ptmcmahon
04-19-2012, 04:22 PM
Go Haase go! He wasn't even on my original team - he was a last second add when one of the guys I thought was playing was all of a sudden not in the draw last week.

ponchi101
04-19-2012, 04:41 PM
Which just proves that my "victory" last week was downright Iva-Majoli-esque, a complete "Myskina".
Monaco I can understand. He had a freak injury. But FMayer is really letting me down.
Time to start thinking one trade (gotta replace Monaco, at least)

ponchi101
04-20-2012, 06:21 AM
From Ribbons and me: Thanks Thomaz!

Ribbons
04-20-2012, 08:10 AM
:rockon:

dave g
04-20-2012, 10:43 AM
From Ribbons and me: Thanks Thomaz!

I had made up my trades with the intent of putting a lot of my eggs in the Murray basket, like Miles had done. And then this.
Sigh.
Well, back to the drawing board.

e11even
04-20-2012, 03:34 PM
Simon is at least partially making it up for me not putting Djokovic in my team in the early part of this fantasy tourney! :thumbsup:

ptmcmahon
04-20-2012, 08:10 PM
Are there any MD matches on Sunday/do we know trade deadline for this week?

waylandboy-tw
04-21-2012, 02:30 PM
Are there any MD matches on Sunday/do we know trade deadline for this week?

No, start of play on Mon. Not sure yet if Bucharest or Barcelona starts first.

ptmcmahon
04-21-2012, 06:30 PM
Really draw gods?

[1] Rafael Nadal (ESP)/BYE
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) vs Olivier Rochus (BEL)
Qualifier vs Qualifier
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs [16] Pablo Andujar (ESP)

I (and others I'm sure) have 4 guys in that section!

Ribbons
04-21-2012, 07:27 PM
Really draw gods?

[1] Rafael Nadal (ESP)/BYE
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) vs Olivier Rochus (BEL)
Qualifier vs Qualifier
Thomaz Bellucci (BRA) vs [16] Pablo Andujar (ESP)

I (and others I'm sure) have 4 guys in that section!

Yeah. This.

Then again, it means someone on my team besides Rafa ought to reach the second round...

waylandboy-tw
04-22-2012, 02:09 PM
Trade deadline is the start of play Monday, 11:00 A.M. Barcelona, 12:00 P.M. Bucharest, 5:00 A.M. EST. So just under 12 hours to go.

Ribbons
04-23-2012, 09:50 AM
Well, at least Jurgen earned me 7 points in Monte Carlo before wrecking his ankle... :(

https://twitter.com/#!/jojomelzer/status/194459131296485377

shtexas
04-23-2012, 09:53 AM
Well, at least Jurgen earned me 7 points in Monte Carlo before wrecking his ankle... :(

https://twitter.com/#!/jojomelzer/status/194459131296485377

And with that news, my mudslide into Paris officially ends.

dryrunguy
04-23-2012, 10:06 AM
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ptmcmahon
04-23-2012, 11:31 AM
Yeah a bunch of us traded Monaco out for him - that spot in our lineup is cursed! But he's saying he might be back for Madrid - so he's going to tease us into keeping him.

patrick
04-23-2012, 12:36 PM
And with that news, my mudslide into Paris officially ends.

You are not allowed to say that unless I announce that first.

ptmcmahon
04-23-2012, 09:01 PM
Is Belucci out too?

waylandboy-tw
04-23-2012, 09:47 PM
Is Belucci out too?

Yes, abdominal strain.

shtexas
04-24-2012, 12:45 PM
As bad as things are going for me in this contest, it was nice to see four of my players advance today.

ponchi101
04-25-2012, 08:25 AM
The Monaco injury keeps biting me. I had to change Monaco out, and therefore I could not trade Mayer out too.
I thought he would learn how to hit a ball between his defeat in MC and Bucharest. After all, he had plenty of time to practice.
What a waste of one spot.

dryrunguy
04-25-2012, 01:17 PM
Well, to say that today was fairly disastrous for me would be an understatement. :rolleyes:

ptmcmahon
04-25-2012, 01:28 PM
Mayer definitely wins LVP of this tournament.

Not sure if this week is bad for me or not - most of my dogs lost today but the people who were expected to win did...so who knows!

Drop-shot
04-25-2012, 04:51 PM
I'm going to get rid of Mayer ASAP.

Only to watch him go on a tear.

dryrunguy
04-25-2012, 07:05 PM
I'm going to get rid of Mayer ASAP.

Only to watch him go on a tear.

:hyst:

shtexas
04-26-2012, 08:20 AM
Splat...(heading for the bottom of the rankings)

Ribbons
04-26-2012, 10:53 AM
A sure sign this game is messing with your mind: when you find yourself thinking "Geez, I should've traded for Kubot instead..."

ptmcmahon
04-26-2012, 01:26 PM
Down to two A guys....gulp!

waylandboy-tw
04-26-2012, 06:47 PM
Below are the scores up to the QF of Barcelona and Bucharest. Congrats to Tog on taking the lead and being the only person with four players still left on his team!

Togtdyalttai- 506 (Nadal, Ferrer, Verdasco, Seppi)
Miles- 504 (Nadal, Murray, Simon)
Martini4me- 498 (Nadal, Fognini)
Ribbons- 490 (Nadal, Lopez)
Ponchi101- 489 (Nadal, Ferrer)
Ptmcmahon- 485 (Nadal, Ferrer)
Waylandboy- 468 (Nadal, Murray)
Omegadoom- 465 (Nadal, Murray)
Dryrunguy- 460 (Nadal, Simon)
Omess- 458 (Nadal)
Shtexas- 447 (Nadal, Ferrer)
Daveg- 437 (Nadal, Kubot, Seppi)
E11even- 432 (Nadal, Ferrer, Simon)
Fiercehart- 444 (Nadal, Simon)
Patrick- 406 (Nadal, Ferrer, Fognini)
Drop-shot- 385 (Nadal, Ferrer, Fognini)
Luvs10s- 372 (Nadal)
Munchin- 313 (Nadal, Simon, Verdasco)

Ribbons
04-27-2012, 07:28 AM
Dammit, Feli. You were two points away from making me look brilliant. :p

Martini4me
04-27-2012, 08:38 AM
Oooooaaaahh, Ferrer pulled out the match against Lopez. Not that I would have expected him to lose, but I wish he had, given that I wasn't smart enough to add him to my team this week, as many others were. I could have afforded the trades to trade DJokovic out and then back in. Hopefully I'll be able to take advantage of the draws down the road to fine-tune my team and made the ground back up.

ptmcmahon
04-27-2012, 06:39 PM
Estoril and Belgrade are looking very tough to call next week - I don't trust anyone in Estoril and Belgrade has Andujar as top seed now...if anyone can pull out both winners or 2-3 finalists there it will be VERY impressive.

ptmcmahon
04-28-2012, 09:04 PM
Where are Almagro and Belucci in the Munich draw! I'm already running out of players for next week!

Ribbons
04-28-2012, 09:49 PM
Where are Almagro and Belucci in the Munich draw! I'm already running out of players for next week!

At least Bellucci has an doctor's note (ab strain)! As of this morning, Troicki's website still indicated that his next tournament would be Belgrade, but as far as I can tell, he never actually bothered to sign up for it. :mad:

(Of course, a contest that has me placing any hopes on Bellucci and Troicki to begin with ... this never was going to end well.)

Togtdyalttai
04-28-2012, 10:04 PM
Below are the scores up to the QF of Barcelona and Bucharest. Congrats to Tog on taking the lead and being the only person with four players still left on his team!

Togtdyalttai- 506 (Nadal, Ferrer, Verdasco, Seppi)
Miles- 504 (Nadal, Murray, Simon)
Martini4me- 498 (Nadal, Fognini)
Ribbons- 490 (Nadal, Lopez)
Ponchi101- 489 (Nadal, Ferrer)
Ptmcmahon- 485 (Nadal, Ferrer)
Waylandboy- 468 (Nadal, Murray)
Omegadoom- 465 (Nadal, Murray)
Dryrunguy- 460 (Nadal, Simon)
Omess- 458 (Nadal)
Shtexas- 447 (Nadal, Ferrer)
Daveg- 437 (Nadal, Kubot, Seppi)
E11even- 432 (Nadal, Ferrer, Simon)
Fiercehart- 444 (Nadal, Simon)
Patrick- 406 (Nadal, Ferrer, Fognini)
Drop-shot- 385 (Nadal, Ferrer, Fognini)
Luvs10s- 372 (Nadal)
Munchin- 313 (Nadal, Simon, Verdasco)

Sigh, it was good while it lasted. The Fognini and Simon takers will pass me up for sure.

waylandboy-tw
04-29-2012, 09:39 AM
Trade deadline is 5am EST Monday.

ponchi101
04-29-2012, 10:31 AM
Sigh, it was good while it lasted. The Fognini and Simon takers will pass me up for sure.

Nope. Remember Bucharest is a 250, Barcelona a 500. I guess you will still be in the lead.

I am pretty much done with the contest. Will get almost no points next week.
Of my original team:
Fish out because of fatigue.
Monaco out because of that ankle injury.
Novak out of Belgrade.
Mayer totally worthless.
Guess I did alright, all things considered. :(

Martini4me
04-29-2012, 07:22 PM
Only just realized now that the player I added in a trade for the injured Monaco last week (Stepanek) didn't even play last week. He was in the draw on Sunday night. That makes me feel really confident for making trades THIS week.

waylandboy-tw
05-03-2012, 12:53 PM
Here is the leaderboard at the QFs of Munich, Belgrade, and Estoril. 2008 champ Miles has taken over the lead. Congrats!

Miles- 672 (JMDP, Andujar, Baghdatis, Ramos, Montanes)
Togtdyalttai- 666 (JMDP, Andujar, Seppi, Haase, Montanes)
Ponchi101- 640 (Andujar, Baghdatis, PEHK, Ramos, Montanes)
Ptmcmahon- 638 (JMDP, Andujar, Haase, Montanes)
Martini4me- 632 (JMDP, Andujar, Ramos, Seppi)
E11even- 623 (JMDP, Andujar, Wawrinka, Montanes)
Dryrunguy- 605 (JMDP, Andujar, Ramos)
Ribbons- 604 (Lopez, Andujar, Ramos, Montanes)
Fiercehart- 595 (JMDP, Andujar, Ramos)
Omegadoom- 593 (JMDP, Andujar, Wawrinka, Ramos)
Waylandboy- 584 (Andujar, Gasquet, Ramos)
Patrick- 564 (JMDP, Andujar)
Shtexas- 561 (Andujar)
Omess- 554 (Andujar, Ramos)
Drop-shot- 550 (Andujar, Wawrinka, Seppi)
Daveg- 540 (Andujar, Wawrinka, Seppi)
Luvs10s- 471 (Montanes, Rosol)
Munchin- 470 (JMDP, Gasquet, Nalbandian, Montanes)

waylandboy-tw
05-04-2012, 06:11 PM
Trade deadline for Madrid is Sunday at 6:00 A.M. EST

munchin
05-05-2012, 04:40 PM
I might actually climb out of the basement of the standings after tomorrow. I think I timed my push a little too late, though.

Togtdyalttai
05-06-2012, 10:14 AM
If I win this contest, Andreas Seppi will be my avatar.

Drop-shot
05-06-2012, 02:49 PM
And after being unable to trade Nole back in I am done. Not that there was much hope to begin with.

ptmcmahon
05-08-2012, 07:10 PM
5 people out in round 1...doh!

waylandboy-tw
05-10-2012, 06:32 PM
Here are the scores through the QF of Madrid. Lots of points left and a big opportunity for several people now that Nadal is out to move up the standings. Good luck and enjoy the tennis!

Togtdyalttai- 862 (Djokovic, del Potro, Verdasco)
Martini4me- 852 (Djokovic, del Potro, Dolgopolov)
Miles- 812 (Djokovic, del Potro)
E11even- 799 (Djokovic, Federer, Dolgopolov)
Ponchi101- 782 (Djokovic, Ferrer)
Omegadoom- 779 (Djokovic, Federer, Dolgopolov)
Ptmcmahon- 775 (Djokovic, del Potro)
Fiercehart- 763 (Djokovic, del Potro, Dolgopolov)
Dryrunguy- 741 (Djokovic, Federer)
Waylandboy- 735 (Djokovic, Dolgopolov)
Ribbons- 726 (Djokovic, Federer)
Drop-shot- 705 (Ferrer)
Daveg- 698 (Djokovic, Berdych)
Patrick- 684 (Djokovic)
Munchin- 656 (Djokovic, Verdasco)
Shtexas- 650 (Djokovic)
Omess- 635 (Djokovic)
Luvs10s- 573 (Djokovic, Dolgopolov)

ptmcmahon
05-10-2012, 11:42 PM
Del Potro is my only hope now of staying near the top!

e11even
05-12-2012, 10:59 AM
Feels strange for me to be cheering for Roger! :rolleyes:

dryrunguy
05-12-2012, 11:05 AM
Feels strange for me to be cheering for Roger! :rolleyes:

Tell me about it. :yikey:

e11even
05-12-2012, 11:48 AM
Tell me about it. :yikey:

Stranger thing is we'll have to wish he does as well come next week in Rome! :rockon:

dryrunguy
05-12-2012, 12:02 PM
Stranger thing is we'll have to wish he does as well come next week in Rome! :rockon:

Well, I suspect it's probably too late for me to make up all the ground I need to. Especially since all of my non-category A people are determined to be useless. :mad:

Togtdyalttai
05-12-2012, 12:15 PM
I foresee e11even in the lead after this week.

e11even
05-12-2012, 01:29 PM
I foresee e11even in the lead after this week.

I don't think it'll be enough to snatch the top post from you even if Roger does win Madrid (maybe i just jinxed it if he doesn't! :hammerself:).

waylandboy-tw
05-12-2012, 01:57 PM
Final trade deadline is Sunday at 4am EST.

ptmcmahon
05-12-2012, 08:38 PM
Feels strange for me to be cheering for Roger! :rolleyes:

Lately I've been taking him in contest so I "win either way"...broke that rule this time and it's costing me.

Ribbons
05-13-2012, 02:56 AM
Yay! One of my scrubs survives qualies! (GGL d. Karlovic. *shoots another glare at Montanes*) Now vamos Ramos!

ptmcmahon
05-14-2012, 01:24 PM
FLORIN WON A MATCH?????

dave g
05-14-2012, 02:18 PM
FLORIN WON A MATCH?????
Yes, but he waited until most of us traded him away before winning his match. :rolleyes:

patrick
05-14-2012, 04:28 PM
Yes, but he waited until most of us traded him away before winning his match. :rolleyes:

His reward for winning is a date with Nadal

ptmcmahon
05-14-2012, 05:51 PM
Perfect! I kept him so this week he will redeem himself with the upset of the year...right?

Ribbons
05-15-2012, 01:49 PM
Man, do I know how to pick 'em. Three team members lose in the first round today, along with two I dumped.

(On the bright side, two of my guys won -- one being Nole, and the other because he drew another dude on my team. :p)

ponchi101
05-15-2012, 02:33 PM
Man, do I know how to pick 'em. Three team members lose in the first round today, along with two I dumped.

(On the bright side, two of my guys won -- one being Nole, and the other because he drew another dude on my team. :p)

Remember when you and I were fighting neck to neck for first place?
And then, we remembered who we were and...
well, it was fun for a while, right? ;)
(I bet Florian mayer tomorrow beats Rafa, simply because I dumped him and I have rafa in my team).

Ribbons
05-16-2012, 07:44 PM
Remember when you and I were fighting neck to neck for first place?
And then, we remembered who we were and...
well, it was fun for a while, right? ;)
(I bet Florian mayer tomorrow beats Rafa, simply because I dumped him and I have rafa in my team).

It's all good. I wouldn't have picked Seppi if you'd paid me, but it's lovely to read about the locals going nuts: according to one of the Swiss journos on site (@svenja_sportch), "seppi enters the press room, looks in disbelief at the amount of journalists and starts smiling" and there was spontaneous applause from those journos.

Plus I was very glad Llodra lost yesterday even though a Del Potro loss would've put me higher in the standings. ;-)

dryrunguy
05-16-2012, 10:48 PM
I know full well that I'm probably breaking a TAT rule, and Kirkus can smack my hand later, but Andreas Seppi is a pig from hell.

It just needed to be said. :)

Togtdyalttai
05-16-2012, 11:21 PM
I know full well that I'm probably breaking a TAT rule, and Kirkus can smack my hand later, but Andreas Seppi is a pig from hell.

It just needed to be said. :)

And there's a quote for my signature to go along with the Seppi avatar if I do win TSIP. ;)

waylandboy-tw
05-17-2012, 07:00 PM
Here are the standings at the QF of Rome. Martini4me has overtaken Tog for the lead and still could get all 4 semi-finalists correct. But Federer still looms large in this contest and can allow E11even to take the title and Omegadoom to climb into a medal position.

Good luck and enjoy the tennis!

Martini4me- 1012 (Djokovic, Nadal, Gasquet, Seppi)
Togtdyalttai- 997 (Djokovic, Nadal, Seppi)
E11even- 977 (Djokovic, Nadal, Federer)
Omegadoom- 961 (Djokovic, Nadal, Federer)
Miles- 919 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Dryrunguy- 908 (Djokovic, Nadal, Federer)
Ribbons- 906 (Djokovic, Nadal, Federer)
Ponchi101- 887 (Djokovic, Nadal, Ferrer)
Ptmcmahon- 882 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Daveg- 871 (Djokovic, Nadal, Berdych, Seppi)
Fiercehart- 867 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Waylandboy- 852 (Djokovic, Nadal, Tsonga, Gasquet)
Drop-shot- 840 (Nadal, Federer, Ferrer, Seppi)
Munchin- 797 (Djokovic, Nadal, Gasquet)
Patrick-781 (Djokovic, Nadal, Ferrer)
Omess- 732 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Shtexas- 730 (Djokovic, Nadal)
Luvs10s- 688 (Djokovic, Nadal, Tsonga)