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patrick
01-03-2013, 10:56 AM
Since the contest covers tournaments all around the world, where better to wait between flights to our next destination than the VIP Lounge.

While here feel free to talk about your 12-woman team... Drink off a shameful selection... Talk trash about your team (but not TOO much )... Interact with other contest participants... and etc....

And remember, the juke box from hell will travel to each tournament site, so don't forget to use it!

Have fun!

ptmcmahon
01-31-2013, 04:57 AM
My D group is the only one with more than woman left now :)

ptmcmahon
01-31-2013, 03:57 PM
And after a great Month In The Sun...I'm back to stinking it up... seriously only two quarterfinalists?

ptmcmahon
02-11-2013, 09:05 AM
Serena withdraw yet? ;)

dave g
02-11-2013, 05:02 PM
Serena withdraw yet? ;)

She had better not! Until she announce that she was going to play both Doha and Dubai I was planning on trading for Radwanska. Once Serena made her announcement, I had to contemplate whether or not she would outperform Radwanska. It was a tough decision. Having Serena not play well is one thing, but having her not play at all is another. :(

patrick
02-11-2013, 07:36 PM
She had better not! Until she announce that she was going to play both Doha and Dubai I was planning on trading for Radwanska. Once Serena made her announcement, I had to contemplate whether or not she would outperform Radwanska. It was a tough decision. Having Serena not play well is one thing, but having her not play at all is another. :(

:yes:

waylandboy-tw
02-14-2013, 07:28 PM
Hi all,

Patrick and I will be posting scores each week going forward at or near the QF stages of the tournaments so you can more easily follow the contest going into the weekend, and can better strategize your trades.

Since the "A" level players are the only ones left this week at the QFs, no one has more than 3 players left.

Below are the scores in "real time" along with the remaining players left for each contestant. Good luck and enjoy the tennis!

Tenedab 458 (Kvitova, Serena, Azarenka)
Omegadoom 425 (Kvitova, Serena, Azarenka)
Lukeorion 396 (Errani, Azarenka)
Drop-shot 387 (Errani, Azarenka)
Skatignfan 387 (Errani, Wozniacki, Serena)
Patrick 382 (Wozniacki, Serena, Azarenka)
Charlie02123 361 (Errani)
E11even 359 (Azarenka)
Mitchske 357 (Serena, Errani)
MysterX 345 (Errani, Kvitova, Azarenka)
Jeff in TX 316 (Errani, Azarenka)
Miles 307 (Kvitova, Azarenka, Errani)
Waylandboy-tw 307 (Radwanska, Sharapova)
Fiercehart 295 (Serena, Azarenka, Kvitova)
Dave g 280 (Azarenka, Serena)
PtMcMahon 278 (Azarenka, Kvitova)
Arthur Gromko 272 (Kvitova)
JazzNU 262 (Kvitova, Serena, Radwanska)

Patrick will update the scoreboard at the end of the week.

ptmcmahon
02-15-2013, 03:43 AM
Not too late for Serena to withdraw is it? I've gone from top 3 last contest to bottom 3 this one!

patrick
02-15-2013, 06:49 AM
Deadline for trades is at 10 AM local time (11 AM EST - 8 AM PST) in Memphis on Sunday

dave g
02-19-2013, 04:09 PM
Ugh. With Victoria withdrawing, and Venus disappearing, and a couple of poor picks, my attempts to defend my title have totally crashed and burned. :p

ptmcmahon
02-19-2013, 06:42 PM
I hear ya...Azarenka withdraws and my other two A women are playing in round 2 (after one took out one of my B women.)

patrick
02-20-2013, 07:33 AM
Not too late for Serena to withdraw is it? I've gone from top 3 last contest to bottom 3 this one!

You have got your wish as she w/d due to lower back issues

ptmcmahon
02-20-2013, 02:41 PM
That was supposed to be last week ;)

Great trade for Cornet by me!

patrick
02-21-2013, 08:11 PM
Deadline for trades is Sunday as play begins in Florianopolis

waylandboy-tw
02-22-2013, 11:34 AM
Below are the scores through yesterday. This includes up to the Semi-finals for Dubai and Memphis, and up to the quarter-finals of Bogota. It does not include the points from any wins today.
Also, those with Serena Williams on their team were fortunate to get the 15 points for a second round “loss” despite her not playing and giving a walkover to Bartoli. Because she was not replaced by a lucky loser, she is awarded points by the WTA and therefore points by our staff for this contest too. Vika’s withdrawal is different because she was replaced in the draw by LL Navarro and therefore was not awarded any points.
Patrick will post the main scoreboard at the week’s end. Good luck preparing your final trades and enjoy the tennis!

Tenedab 751 (Kvitova)
Omegadoom 741 (Kvitova, Lisicki)
Skatingfan 720 (Errani, Lisicki)
Patrick 701
Lukeorion 679 (Errani, Jankovic)
E11even 670 (Lisicki)
Drop-shot 665 (Errani, Jankovic, Erakovic)
Fiercehart 644 (Kvitova, Lisicki, Arrubarrena-Vecino)
MysterX 623 (Errani, Kvitova, Lisicki)
Miles 618 (Kvitova, Errani, Jankovic, Lisicki)
PtMcMahon 597 (Kvitova, Lisicki)
Mitchske 581 (Errani, Lisicki)
Jeff in TX 559 (Errani, Kvitova, Lisicki)
Waylandboy-tw 543 (Jankovic)
Charlie 542 (Errani)
Dave g 522 (Erakovic)
JazzNU 492 (Kvitova)
Arthur Gromko 400 (Kvitova)

lukeorion
02-23-2013, 10:47 AM
This coming week is the final week correct?

waylandboy-tw
02-23-2013, 02:48 PM
This coming week is the final week correct?

Yes.

So asks the defending silver medalist:rolleyes::p

patrick
02-23-2013, 06:21 PM
Final trade deadline will be at 2 PM local Sunday in Florianopolis,Brazil (USA: 11 AM EST - 8 AM PST)

lukeorion
02-24-2013, 04:50 AM
Yes.

So asks the defending silver medalist:rolleyes::p


Trying to pull that one out again but I highly doubt it unless Rybarikova pulls out a tourny win

patrick
02-24-2013, 05:50 AM
Little over 2 hours to go before the trade deadline closes

tenedab
02-25-2013, 09:02 AM
Lisicki is on my team too.

dave g
02-25-2013, 01:27 PM
For some reason I am getting antsy waiting for the next set of scores to come out. However, I have no idea as to why. It is not like I need offical confirmation to know that my team stunk. The only bright spot was that I had Erakovic on my team. She probably garnered me more points than my A's and B's added together.

It is possible that I will get the least number of total points and still end up on the leader board for the tournament that she won. :rolleyes:

The cause for being antsy appears to be a combination of too much caffine, and waiting for an hour for the computer program the I am trying to debug to finish running.

ptmcmahon
02-25-2013, 04:52 PM
Shevdova continues to be a total waste of space since last year's slams!

waylandboy-tw
03-01-2013, 06:42 AM
We're on the home stretch and here are how things look at the QFs. These scores do not include any completed QFs. Good luck and Patrick will post the final scoreboard and medals will be awarded shortly thereafter!

Omegadoom 925 - Suarez Navarro, Errani and Hsieh
Skatingfan 921 - Errani, Czink, V Williams and Pavlyuchenkova
Drop-shot 909 - Errani, Czink and V Williams
Lukeorion 890 - Errani, Rybarikova and Babos
Miles 877 - Errani and V Williams
E11even 874 - Schiavone, Errani, Rybarikova, Hsieh, Pavlyuchenkova and Morita
Tenedab 860
MysterX 839 - Errani, Dominguez Lino and Mladenovic
Jeff in TX 832 - Errani, Niculescu, Babos, V Williams and Hsieh
Patrick 829 - Suarez Navarro, Dominguez Lino, Mladenovic and Hsieh
PtMcMahon 820 - Cornet, Errani, Suarez Navarro and Pavlyuchenkova
Fiercehart 814 - Suarez Navarro, Cornet and Rybarikova
Mitchske 738 - Errani, Bertens, Niculescu and V Williams
Waylandboy-tw 729 - Suarez Navarro, Cornet and Hsieh
Charlie02123 696 - Errani, Mladenovic, Hsieh and Pavlyuchenkova
Daveg 691 - Dominguez Lino, Errani, V Williams and Morita
JazzNU 644 - Cornet, Errani and Pavlyuchenkova
Arthur Gromko 545 - Babos, Hsieh and Pavlyuchenkova

Mitchske
03-01-2013, 12:25 PM
I should also have cornet on my team

Drop-shot
03-01-2013, 12:28 PM
I should also have cornet on my team

Check your Notifications inbox. You should have a PM about it.

skatingfan
03-02-2013, 04:48 AM
Congratulations to Omegadoom - I think based on Pavyluchenkova and V. Williams losing and Suarez Navarro winning you have clinched the title - I was so close but couldn't close the deal.

ptmcmahon
03-02-2013, 05:12 AM
Yay CSN...I finally made a good move this contest!

patrick
03-02-2013, 05:18 AM
Congratulations to Omegadoom - I think based on Pavyluchenkova and V. Williams losing and Suarez Navarro winning you have clinched the title - I was so close but couldn't close the deal.

Omegadoom has to thank Mattek-Sands & Puchkova for this gold medal

skatingfan
03-02-2013, 05:23 AM
Yay CSN...I finally made a good move this contest!

Yeah, if she wins in Acapulco I think you win the bronze.

patrick
03-02-2013, 05:27 AM
Yeah, if she wins in Acapulco I think you win the bronze.

Correct. If Errani wins, Drop-shot wins the bronze. Gold and silver has been decided.

ptmcmahon
03-02-2013, 11:23 AM
Are you serious? A week ago I was sure I was bottom 5 and barely put any thought into trades...just not to grab Woz since so many people did. That's nuts!

Drop-shot
03-02-2013, 01:10 PM
Correct. If Errani wins, Drop-shot wins the bronze. Gold and silver has been decided.

Great way to put stress on an otherwise unremarkable match. :mad:

ptmcmahon
03-02-2013, 01:59 PM
Good luck Drop!

Drop-shot
03-02-2013, 02:13 PM
Good luck Drop!

You too!

Bad thing we both can't win!

Omegadoom
03-02-2013, 03:42 PM
Congratulations to Omegadoom - I think based on Pavyluchenkova and V. Williams losing and Suarez Navarro winning you have clinched the title - I was so close but couldn't close the deal.

Thanks, and congrats to you for winning your 1st medal. :)




Omegadoom has to thank Mattek-Sands & Puchkova for this gold medal

:yes: and dont forget to mention Nancy (CSN)

skatingfan
03-02-2013, 04:01 PM
Thanks, and congrats to you for winning your 1st medal. :)

Thanks, when this competition started I was determined to get a medal so I'm really happy that it worked out - though to be so close to first and not get it does sting a little - can't wait to the next competition.

patrick
03-02-2013, 05:19 PM
You too!

Bad thing we both can't win!

Unfortunately, you both can not as Florianopolis has changed the winner of the bronze medal even if Errani was to win,

skatingfan
03-02-2013, 06:24 PM
Looks like Drop gets the bronze with Errani's win in Acapulco - congratulations to the other medalists and thanks to everyone who worked on the contest.

:tatrocks:

patrick
03-02-2013, 06:29 PM
Looks like Drop gets the bronze with Errani's win in Acapulco - congratulations to the other medalists and thanks to everyone who worked on the contest.

:tatrocks:

Thanks to Niculescu's win in Florianopolis, bronze medal will go to Jeff in TX.

skatingfan
03-02-2013, 06:41 PM
Thanks to Niculescu's win in Florianopolis, bronze medal will go to Jeff in TX.

I must have figured it wrong - I was playing with the scores yesterday when I saw I was in contention for a medal and I thought he was about 2 points short but I must have made a mistake.

dave g
03-02-2013, 06:43 PM
Congradulations to OmegaDoom, Skatingfan and Drop-shot. A special congradulations to Skatingfan on getting your first medal.

Also, thanks to Patrick and Waylandboy-tw.

patrick
03-02-2013, 07:09 PM
I must have figured it wrong - I was playing with the scores yesterday when I saw I was in contention for a medal and I thought he was about 2 points short but I must have made a mistake.

I thought the same thing but I did not look at Florianopolis once Pavlyuchenkova lost in the semifinals at Kuala Lumpur

skatingfan
03-02-2013, 07:25 PM
I thought the same thing but I did not look at Florianopolis once Pavlyuchenkova lost in the semifinals at Kuala Lumpur

Well the point total I had were something like

Omegadoom - 1045
Skatingfan - 1036
Drop-shot - 1004
Jeff in Tx - 1002

so I didn't think it mattered what happened in Florianopolis but I most have made a mistake somewhere else.

Drop-shot
03-02-2013, 07:52 PM
Worst thing is, that if I lose, it's because I stupidly traded CSN out instead of Kirilenko.

patrick
03-02-2013, 08:46 PM
Well the point total I had were something like

Omegadoom - 1045
Skatingfan - 1036
Drop-shot - 1004
Jeff in Tx - 1002

so I didn't think it mattered what happened in Florianopolis but I most have made a mistake somewhere else.

You may have forgotten that Jeff in TX had Errani or Niculescu on his team. Scoreboard is done but it needs to be QC before making it official

ptmcmahon
03-02-2013, 10:25 PM
Yeah, think there are some extra points here or there as I think I have 1005.

I still can't believe I got close after my bad couple weeks to start. I don't have too many complaints about my team ... I guess Ivanovic didn't do much for me.

Oh wait, I know...Shvedova sucks!

patrick
03-03-2013, 03:26 AM
Official scores have been posted in the scores thread and any comments should be made on that thread as this one has served its last drinks and will close. Join TAT for The Slide into Paris which starts with tournaments from Casablanca and Houston.