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cazza99
04-03-2013, 20:19
ATP Bracket Challenge 2013

Yes, its ATP Bracket Challenge time again.

http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/

The first tournament of the year is Indian Wells 7-17th March 2013, picks start from March 5th Tuesday evening East Pacific time (probably early hours of Wednesday UK time).


Join our group

For any newcomers doing a bracket challenge, please feel free to join our group am.forum if you haven't already done so.

Go to group am.forum and log in using our password andyno1


Timetable for 2013

BNP Paribas Open - Indian Wells, California | Mar. 7-17, 2013

Sony Open - Miami, Forida | Mar. 20-31, 2013

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters - Monte Carlo, Monaco | Apr. 14-21, 2013

Mutua Madrid Open - Madrid, Spain | May 5-12, 2013

Internazionali BNL d'Italia - Rome, Italy | May 12-19, 2013

Coupe Rogers - Montreal, Canada | Aug. 5-11, 2013

Western & Southern Financial Group Masters - Cincinnati, Ohio | Aug. 11-18, 2013

Shanghai Rolex Masters - Shanghai, China | Oct. 6-13, 2013

BNP Paribas Masters - Paris, France | Oct. 28 - Nov. 3, 2013

NEW POINTS SYSTEM FOR 2013
ATP new 1-1-2-4-6-9-12
ATP old 1-1-2-4-8-16-32
BOTB: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7

Thanks to Steven for clarifying this.

"& they're even using a scoring system a bit closer to ours this year (us 1-2-3-4-5-6-7,

cazza99
06-03-2013, 14:31
The bracket challenge is now open. :) Deadline is Thursday March 7th at 7.00 pm GMT.

Manaus
06-03-2013, 21:42
Good luck to all.
They've changed the scoring system this year so that it's not so 'top heavy'.

1 point for each correct prediction in the round of 128
1 point for each correct prediction in the round of 64
2 points for each correct prediction in the round of 32
4 points for each correct prediction in the round of 16
6 points for each correct prediction in the quarterfinal round
9 points for each correct prediction in the semi-final round
12 points for a correct prediction in the final round
0 points for each incorrect pick or segment left blank.

Linda
06-03-2013, 21:45
Oh dear - I completely rushed my entry - maybe I should look more closely at the early rounds?

Sallydaisy
06-03-2013, 21:56
Oh dear - I completely rushed my entry - maybe I should look more closely at the early rounds?
You can edit it can't you?

Linda
06-03-2013, 22:19
Yes, I think I will go and edit it now :thumbup:

ETA: Checked the H2H for a lot of the R1 matches and only made 1 change (Paire instead of Kubot).

Hawkeye
07-03-2013, 06:43
You might want to have another look Linda as qualifiers have now been placed.

greatunclebulgaria
07-03-2013, 10:45
Birdbrain Andy final hmm am I the one with the bird brain :laugh::laugh::laugh:

AllyB
07-03-2013, 12:26
Birdbrain Andy final hmm am I the one with the bird brain :laugh::laugh::laugh:

Was that rhetorical? Or can i answer?

Linda
07-03-2013, 13:52
You might want to have another look Linda as qualifiers have now been placed.

Just checked in my lunchhour! Only made one more change - Gulbis instead of Feli - but why I bothered I don't know as they are a pair of muppets.

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 18:38
Some of those picks were tough! There's some I'll probably regret on day 1.
:hmm:

cazza99
07-03-2013, 19:03
Birdbrain Andy final hmm am I the one with the bird brain :laugh::laugh::laugh:

I decided to have Dammit beat Birdbrain as Gasquet is 4-2 up on head to heads. Yet very few chose Dammit.

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 19:06
Birdbrain Andy final hmm am I the one with the bird brain :laugh::laugh::laugh:
Nah, I picked them too!
:sofa:

And now it's too late to change anything 'cos the bracket is closed and I/Wells is underway!

Linda
07-03-2013, 20:27
First match finished. Did we all pick Tomic?

greatunclebulgaria
07-03-2013, 20:28
1st point on the board thank you Tomic it's all downhill from here :laugh::laugh:

JAMES4578
07-03-2013, 20:34
On top of the world :rolling:

Linda
07-03-2013, 21:11
:sigh: It's all going wrong now :sad:

greatunclebulgaria
07-03-2013, 21:11
get in goffin thats 2 point whee hee :swingin::swingin:

:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 21:17
Oooh! I'm on 3 points. Wonder who the heck else has won?
:eek:

Goffin, Tomic and Lorenzi.

greatunclebulgaria
07-03-2013, 21:25
2 from 4 Kubot :grrr::grrr::grrr:

jaysee
07-03-2013, 21:36
Missed the deadline - thought I'd have some time this afternoon but...

So I can pretend I made all the right choices!:pirate: :wino:

Linda
07-03-2013, 21:37
Goodness me, Sally is the only one of us on 4/4! :clap: Does this mean that it's going to be one of those tournaments full of upsets?

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 21:39
Goodness me, Sally is the only one of us on 4/4! :clap: Does this mean that it's going to be one of those tournaments full of upsets?
4!!!
:faint:

21.50, 7/3/13 - for posterity.
:barmy:



Members
I. WellsCircuit

daisysally (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?USER=2261413021&X=1362692971)
4
4


Ace (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?USER=2404043534&X=1362692971)
3
3


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3
3


GoldenL (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?USER=4529152694&X=1362692971)
3
3


Swissgirl (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?USER=2018717925&X=1362692971)
3
3


Yorkie (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?USER=2070686541&X=1362692971)
3
3


Zagorian (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?USER=2018715943&X=1362692971)
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hfwardhouse
07-03-2013, 21:55
Well done Sally :cheer:

Linda
07-03-2013, 22:05
How can Pabbers have 2 points in IW but none in the year to date? :confused:

Linda
07-03-2013, 22:09
And now Sally is 5/5 :shocked: :clap:

cazza99
07-03-2013, 22:10
All of mine currently on live scores are losing - Nalbandian, Anderson and Malisee.

Linda
07-03-2013, 22:11
Me too! :sad:

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 22:37
All of mine currently on live scores are losing - Nalbandian, Anderson and Malisee.

I'm cheering on X-man, DavyBaby and Anderson who is now into a tie-break for the first set.

Linda
07-03-2013, 22:41
Ah, it's OK Cazza - Sally has the same picks as us so they're sure to win :big grin: They've all managed to draw level so far, anyway.

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 23:14
L.Mayer beat Malisse 6'2, 3'6, 6'4.
Nalby is ahead 6'4, 3'1*
Anderson also ahead 7'6, 5'2

Brands is an early break up on Baggy who is serving in the first set at *0-2.
Melzer has just broken Zverev and is serving next at *4-3 in the first set.

Sallydaisy
07-03-2013, 23:29
Thank you David Nalbandian.
:thumbup:.

Brands just bagelled Baggydad in the first set ...
:shocked:

Melzer took the 1st set 6'4.

Linda
08-03-2013, 08:27
Now GUB is in the lead with 11 :clap: Sally and a bunch of others on 10.

Sallydaisy
08-03-2013, 08:37
Yay! Well done GUB!
:dance:

Here's our team (AM.forum) placings after the bottom half have played R1 matches:



Player Name

Indian Wells

Circuit



GreatUncleBulgaria

11

11



Cazza

10

10



DaisySally

10

10



Eblunt

10

10



GoldenLady

10

10



James4578

10

10



Linda

10

10



Steven

10

10



Swissgirl

10

10



Yorkie

10

10



Pabbers

10

10



Genbrit

9

9



Ace

8

8



Elenive

8

8



Hfwardhouse

8

8



Vixs

8

8



Zagorian

8

8



Arabest

7

7



DaveArneRiise

7

7



Lizzim

7

7



Allyb

n/a

n/a



Drewziph

n/a

n/a



ispy

n/a

n/a



Jaysee

n/a

n/a





And our old team (AM.com) which is still running and has a few other forum folk still in it ...



Player Name

Indian Wells

Circuit



Ridings18

13




Alix

11




Fitz

11




Sunshinegirl

11




GreatUncleBulgaria

11

11



Cazza

10

10



DaisySally

10

10



Eblunt

10

10



James4578

10

10



BigSplit

10

10



Genbrit

9

9



NolesFan

9




Ace

8

8



Elenive

8

8



Hfwardhouse

8

8



Ajethwa

8




Ragavendran

8




Smidster

8

8



Arabest

7

7



DaveArneRiise

7

7



Lizzim

7

7



MsTree

n/a

n/a



Drewziph

n/a

n/a



ispy

n/a

n/a



Jaysee

n/a

n/a



Anor

n/a

n/a



Claudia10

n/a

n/a



Smitty8

n/a

n/a











I guess it's up to people to decide where they want to be ........

greatunclebulgaria
08-03-2013, 09:51
wow don't know how that happened :phew::phew:
all downhill from here :laugh::laugh:

eblunt
08-03-2013, 11:44
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Though I doubt they'll hunt this board down .....

Sallydaisy
08-03-2013, 11:56
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Though I doubt they'll hunt this board down .....
:shamed:

Let's hope not ... but sometime later today I'll replace the linked names with normal type.
After all, it's not unreasonable that we might want to have a 'table' to record our members progress.

Yorkie
08-03-2013, 12:49
Not a bad first day for the first time I have been back entering this for quite a while. Mind you not being ahead of Sally is always disappointing.

hfwardhouse
08-03-2013, 14:25
Oh well ... at least I'm not last ;) (yet!)

Sallydaisy
08-03-2013, 21:12
"How's it going so far?"

http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-signs066.gif

2 out of 4 today ....

And the muppets, erm winners, were:-

Ebden beat Kuznetsov
Andujar beat Johnson
Matosevic beat Robredo
Petzschner beat Tursunov (you know, the Russian dude who was thrashing everyone he met the last 2 weeks)
:doh:

Linda
08-03-2013, 22:26
I'm doing really badly today - only got 1 right so far (Andujar) :sad:

Sallydaisy
09-03-2013, 14:05
Here's the am.forum results after the 32 x R1 matches have all been played



Player Name

Indian Wells

Circuit



Cazza

21

21



Ace

20

20



DaisySally

20

20



Pabbers

20

20



GUB

19

19



Genbrit

19

19



James4578

19

19



Lizzim

19

19



Steven

19

19



Yorkie

19

19



Hfwardhouse

17

17



Linda

17

17



Genbrit

16

16



Swissgirl

16

16



Zagorian

16

16



Hfwardhouse

16

16



Arabest

15

15



Eblunt

15

15



DaveArneRiise

13

13



Vixs

13

13








Allyb

n/a

n/a



Drewziph

n/a

n/a



ispy

n/a

n/a



Jaysee

n/a

n/a

Linda
09-03-2013, 20:10
Well done Cazza! :clap:

cazza99
09-03-2013, 20:12
Well done Cazza! :clap:

Only problem is, is its downhill from here.

Linda
09-03-2013, 20:14
Nieminen beat Verdasco 6-1 6-0! I did pick Nieminen for the win, but didn't expect bakery products.

banskogirl
09-03-2013, 20:34
Yes, its ATP Bracket Challenge time again.

http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/

The first tournament of the year is Indian Wells 7-17th March 2013, picks start from March 5th Tuesday evening East Pacific time (probably early hours of Wednesday UK time).


Join our group

For any newcomers doing a bracket challenge, please feel free to join our group am.forum if you haven't already done so.

Go to group am.forum ...........


I hadn't realised we could do this but Forum be grateful! I have entered my own as usual and is dismal, especially as some I did wrong because of the ipad again!

Sallydaisy
10-03-2013, 00:30
Oooh, I thought today so far might be terrible but I've edged into our group lead on 25.
But that's only5 out of 9: Janowicz, Nieminen, Simon, Federer and Wawrinka.
Wrong were Kohlschreiber, Isner, Youzhny and Ferrer!!!
That last one is the biggest shock.

Ace, Cazza, Genbrit and Pabbers on 24.
:thumbup:

Genbrit
10-03-2013, 00:40
Well Done SD. :thumbup: Yep, I had Ferrer getting to the final, oops what was I thinking!!!!! :shrug::facepalm::laugh:

cazza99
10-03-2013, 00:41
I had Ferrer getting to the semis. :doh:

Linda
11-03-2013, 07:55
Sally, Ace & Genbrit lead our group on 41. Well done all of you! :clap:

Yorkie
11-03-2013, 17:53
Well done Ace & Genbrit

Sorry did I hear a flowery person say I had missed someone out - surely I could not make such a mistake I think it must be Linda adding someone in by mistake!!

greatunclebulgaria
11-03-2013, 21:38
go Gulbis

Sallydaisy
11-03-2013, 22:03
Lol, you must be one of the very few who picked him to get this far.
Well done! You're now leading the group on 44.
:thumbup:

Yorkie
11-03-2013, 23:55
I knew Linda had got the leaders wrong!! Mind you it still leaves me quite a few places below she who must not be named while she is ahead of me

Sallydaisy
12-03-2013, 11:29
UPDATE AFTER R3 BOTTOM HALF MATCHES

GUB firmly in the lead ...
:clap:

54 GUB
52 Cazza, Elenive and Lizzim
51 Ace, Genbrit, Linda and Sallydaisy
50 James4578, Zagorian
49 Steven
48 Pabbers
47 Golden Lady
46 EBlunt, Yorkie
45 Swissgirl
44 Hfwardhouse
42 Vixs
40 Arabest
38 DaveArneRiise

greatunclebulgaria
12-03-2013, 15:20
WOW how did that happen :rolling::rolling:

tonight I'm looking for wins from Djokovic, Querrey, Raonic, Tsonga, Murray, Haas, & Del Potro

1 dead match Nishikori v Berlocq

Yorkie
12-03-2013, 16:57
I have the seven you have GUB plus Nishikori so looking for a full house tonight - though really I wouldn't object to quite a few of them losing particularly Del Potro and Djokovic which would ease the path of a certain Mr Murray.

Linda
12-03-2013, 21:49
Of the matches now on court, I need Querrey and Almagro to win!

Sallydaisy
12-03-2013, 22:27
I need Querrey and Haas ...

Both matches into a 3rd set.
Querrey - 7'6, 6'7, 4'4 - Matosevic, to serve next after Sam just held.
Haas - 6'3, 6'7, 3'2 - Almagro, about to serve after Tommy held to edge ahead in the 3rd but on serve.

Linda
12-03-2013, 22:43
Querry wins. :) Almagro has a break! Vamos!

Sallydaisy
12-03-2013, 23:07
Tommy Haas!!!
:jitterbug:

Great win for him against Almagro 6'3, 6'7, 7'6.
Now I just need him to trash the winner of Del Potro v Phau 'cos that's a dead match for me.
(erm, yeah, I had Chardy v Davydenko instead ... :getcoat: ...)

cazza99
12-03-2013, 23:10
Haas :cheer:

Sallydaisy
13-03-2013, 10:13
After all the R3 matches have been played it's GUB back in the lead on 68!!!
:clap:

Cazza 2nd on 66 and in tied 3rd are Linda and Sallydaisy (who says Hi to Yorkie)

Here's how the rest of us are faring:-
62: Elenive, James4578
61: Ace, Genbrit, Steven
60: Lizzim, Yorkie, Zagorian
57: GoldenLady, Swissgirl
56: Eblunt
52: DaveArneRiise, Hfwardhouse, Pabbers
50: Arabest, Vixs

Caro
13-03-2013, 11:28
This looks fun ...... never done this before so might have a go for Miami. I can only apologise in advance team :getcoat:

EDIT: BTW, whatever happened to pick 'ems?? This looks similar though but not for GSs only masters, is that right?

Sallydaisy
13-03-2013, 11:34
Steven had a very busy time work wise and struggled to do Pick'ems as often as previously.
Now he is concentrating on the Grand Slams only for Pick'em. The ATP only runs the Bracket Challenge for Masters but not Slams so we're covered one way or another!

We'd be glad to see you on the team Caro - believe me, fortunes can change just as quickly as on the Pick'ems!!! And you can banter on the mini message board for our team too!
;)

Yorkie
13-03-2013, 13:30
The gap is down to 3 points thanks to Del Potro yesterday. Del Potro to beat Haas and Simon to lose and order will be restored in my personal battle.

I have Djoko, Tsonga, Andy, Del P, Berdych, Nadal and Federer with a dead match of Simon v Anderson as I went for Ferrer

cazza99
13-03-2013, 14:53
I'm one of the few to pick Gasquet to beat Berdych - well he is upon head to heads :sofa:

greatunclebulgaria
13-03-2013, 17:44
tonight we are backing

Djokovic, Tsonga, Murray, Del Potro, Berdych, Nadal & Federer all fairly safe picks in theory but we shall see

1 dead match Ferrer :shocked: :grrr:

Sallydaisy
13-03-2013, 19:35
NEW POINTS SYSTEM FOR 2013
I'm not sure if everyone is aware that the ATP amended the scoring for the Bracket Challenge 2013.
It's now closer to the points given for the Pick'em.

Here's the information below (courtesy Steven @GBtennis)

ATP new: 1-1-2-4-6-9-12
ATP old: 1-1-2-4-8-16-32
BOTB: 1-2-3-4-5-6-7

Sallydaisy
13-03-2013, 20:31
The gap is down to 3 points thanks to Del Potro yesterday. Del Potro to beat Haas and Simon to lose and order will be restored in my personal battle.

I have Djoko, Tsonga, Andy, Del P, Berdych, Nadal and Federer with a dead match of Simon v Anderson as I went for Ferrer
Well Monsieur Simon obliged ... I really need Haas to beat Del Potro but can't see it happening!

Yorkie
14-03-2013, 07:56
And the other requirement came to pass so order is restored for now
However as Sally has Raffa to my pick of FedEx and Berdy to my dead pick of Ferrer there is scope for it to go back in a big way tonight if they both go your way

By the way GUB with her 5 point lead is standing clear at the top of our league

Sallydaisy
14-03-2013, 15:38
Well done GUB!!!
:dance:

As Yorkie has said - you're 5 points ahead of the forum field - and he's overtaken me!!!

Here's the scores after all the R4 matches have been played:-

96: GUB
91: Linda
90: Cazza, James4578
89: Ace, Steven
88: Lizzim, Yorkie, Zagorian
87: Sallydaisy
86: Elenive,
85: GoldenLady, Swissgirl
84: Eblunt
81: Genbrit
80: Hfwardhouse
78: Vixs
76: DaveArneRiise
74: Arabest
64: Pabbers

greatunclebulgaria
14-03-2013, 16:59
well I don't know how that happened, usually bringing up the rear

my picks for this round Nadal, Berdych, Murray & Djokovic we shall see

will Nadal have enough to hurt Federer? will the right Murray turn up?

eblunt
14-03-2013, 17:36
well I don't know how that happened, usually bringing up the rear

my picks for this round Nadal, Berdych, Murray & Djokovic we shall see

will Nadal have enough to hurt Federer? will the right Murray turn up?

Well I guess Djok and Muzz are pretty standard for almost all, but Rafa and Berdy are two big swing games, though with Berdy you are already "pre damage limited" as Pics went out. Mine are as yours except Fed for Rafa; with the right results I could ease back into the top half.

Looking at your picks, you've got a real potential to win overall IF the results go your way .... 30 points worth of picks where your pick is 22% or less, and in fact those picks are not at all insane looking now, i.e Raf wins QF but wrecks his knees doing it, puts Berdy into the final and Muzz beats Djok in other semi ... not at all far fetched really.

greatunclebulgaria
14-03-2013, 22:09
my picks for this round Nadal, Berdych, Murray & Djokovic we shall see

one down :boogie::boogie::boogie: three to go:laugh::laugh::laugh:

cazza99
14-03-2013, 22:17
I'm going down in the world with Berdbrain winning. :facepalm:

Yorkie
14-03-2013, 22:37
I'm going down in the world with Berdbrain winning. :facepalm:

Me too and that means I have been overtaken again.

greatunclebulgaria
15-03-2013, 09:19
bleedin eck 2 down 2 to go, 14th overall

hfwardhouse
15-03-2013, 09:57
:yahoo: Go GUB !!!!!

eblunt
15-03-2013, 10:19
bleedin eck 2 down 2 to go, 14th overall

Yes, I've lost interest in my own selections now, much more interested in monitoring your push for the title. Assuming Andy and Djok win their 1/4 finals (which doesn't change much) it all hangs on Berdy beating Nadal and Muzz beating Djok, neither of which is out of the question at all, though they wont start favourites. I cant find anyone above you in the rankings who has that combo, so two results away from the top spot !!!!!

Sallydaisy
15-03-2013, 11:52
bleedin eck 2 down 2 to go, 14th overall
Brilliant! Hope you continue to go up!

Yorkie
15-03-2013, 13:47
bleedin eck 2 down 2 to go, 14th overall

Thats brilliant GUB.

However whilst I really hope you get the winner of the tournament right (Andy of course) I am not sure I can fully cheer you on to hope you win the full ATP Bracket as a certain other person in our group has the same picks as you and whilst she is nine points down if the last 5 matches all went yours and her way then I guess she would at least end in the top 100 maybe significantly higher.

Oh what the heck the forum comes first

GO GUB GO





Go sally Go

cazza99
15-03-2013, 19:40
Go for it GUB :clap:

greatunclebulgaria
15-03-2013, 20:10
Go Sally GO :bravo::bravo:

greatunclebulgaria
15-03-2013, 21:52
3 from 4 still 14th

GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNNNNNDDDDDDDDDDDDDYYYYYYYY YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

Linda
15-03-2013, 22:24
Well done GUB! Hope you get some more points tonight! :thumbup:

eblunt
16-03-2013, 12:53
Well done GUB! Hope you get some more points tonight! :thumbup:

Well that went wrong in an unexpected way :(

Linda
16-03-2013, 15:45
:sad: Sorry GUB :grouphug:

Linda
16-03-2013, 21:27
One SF right, wonder how I will do on the other one? But I'm hoping that I've got the final wrong!

greatunclebulgaria
16-03-2013, 21:43
well done Lizzim :cheer::cheer::cheer:

and I'm done 14th to 737th in less than 24 hours and no more scoring matches for me :wino:
GGGGGGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO RRRRRRAAAAFFFFFFFAAAAAAAAA

Linda
17-03-2013, 00:33
That's my bracket sunk then. Did anyone predict DelPo or Rafa to win IW?

cazza99
18-03-2013, 19:11
The Bracket challenge is open for Miami now.

Sallydaisy
18-03-2013, 19:14
Thanks Cazza! This one is going to require a lot of thought.

cazza99
18-03-2013, 19:14
I have quickly copied the results across, sorry about the formatting, so we have them for Indian Wells before Miami starts.

Lizzim N/A 115
greatuncl... N/A 114
Linda N/A 112
Ace N/A 110
daisysally N/A 105
JAMES4578 N/A 102
Steven N/A 101
Elenive N/A 98
GoldenL N/A 97
Swissgirl N/A 97
Cazza N/A 96
eblunt N/A 96
Yorkie N/A 94
Zagorian N/A 94
genbrit N/A 93
hfwardhouse N/A 92
Vixs N/A 90
DaveArneR... N/A 88
arabest N/A 86
Pabbers N/A 76
AllyB N/A NA
drewziph N/A NA
ispy N/A NA
jaysee N/A NA

Linda
18-03-2013, 23:01
Well done Lizzim! :clap: :clap:

and GUB only one point behind her :clap: :clap:

Genbrit
19-03-2013, 01:41
Congrats Lizzim :)

JAMES4578
19-03-2013, 07:31
Congratulations Lizzim, great stuff GUB! Well done Linda for 3rd place.

Sallydaisy
19-03-2013, 08:08
Well done Lizzim!!!
:trophy:

Commiserations GUB but you led us most of the way and came sooooo close to the win.

Onto Miami. Gulp.

cazza99
19-03-2013, 23:48
Some of the qualifiers have been put in the oop for tomorrow, but they have not been put up on the bracket yet.

Hawkeye
20-03-2013, 06:28
All qualifiers have now been placed, last chance this morning to make changes though for those off to work!

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 09:29
Better go and do mine ...
:hmm:

greatunclebulgaria
20-03-2013, 10:20
Finished mine :thumbup:

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 10:49
Finished mine :thumbup:
Ditto, checked every H2H 'cos there were some difficult picks in there. Not expecting a good result.
:sofa:

eblunt
20-03-2013, 11:42
I'm in, not optimistic at all ....

AllyB
20-03-2013, 17:14
After forgetting to enter IW, i'm in for this one. Just realised that not only did i completely miss Gimeno-Traver v Istomin but i didn't save the 3 changes i made after qualies had been placed lol.

Here's hoping de Baaker, Tursunov and Rufin all lose.

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 17:19
And GUB storms into the lead on 2!!!
(along with Lizzim, Linda, GoldenLady, Swissgirl, Zagorian, Genbrit, Vixs and Allyb!).
The rest of the forum team are on 1 point and tied at 7754th.
;)

Kuznetsov retired so Hanescu went through 4'6, 6'3, 4'1 ...
:grrr:

Rosol beat Muller.

Paire leads Llodra 5-2 in the first set.
Kamke has broken Kavcic and is serving at *4-2
Malisse has just broken Rajeev Ram and is serving at *4-3.
Donskoy and Dev varman (that's how flashscores have his name!) are 1-1

Yorkie
20-03-2013, 18:00
I'll get my excuses in early that I picked mine in about 5 minutes using a phone late last night so was unable easily to look at any head to heads (so I didn't look at any) or to gve anything more than a 10 second thought. This probably means with the lack of thought I'll have my best tournament ever! (or maybe not)

Good luck everyone

Linda
20-03-2013, 18:22
4/4 so far :cheer: The only way now is down :sad:

greatunclebulgaria
20-03-2013, 18:25
well I started in the fast-lane but am now plummeting off a cliff without parachute or any hope of a bungee

Linda
20-03-2013, 18:42
The decline has started already - just got one wrong, and another's going into a 3rd

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 19:30
2 out of 5 for me .....
:facepalm:

Apparently there's bad blood between Paire and Llodra; some incident that necessitated the Chair Umpire having to separate them?

Hawkeye
20-03-2013, 19:48
Two retirements, neither of which have gone my way...

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 19:57
Two retirements, neither of which have gone my way...
Aksherly there's 3 retirements ...

Sijsling d L.Mayer 3-2 ret'd (I picked Sijsling)
Bautista d Zemlja 6'3, 0'0 ret'd (humph!)
Hanescu d Kuznetsov 4'6, 6'3, 4'1 ret'd (humph!)

I'm now on 4/8.

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 20:01
Vamos Ramos!!! That's another in the bag.

Lleyton Hewitt just got broken whilst serving for the match at 6'1, 5'4.
:doh:
Where's skippy when you need her?
:skippy:

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 20:03
There are 41 people in joint 1st place on 9 points.
How do they do it?
:confused:

cazza99
20-03-2013, 20:09
Isn't Skippy a him?? :skippy:

cazza99
20-03-2013, 20:11
I'm on 4 out of 9.

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 20:14
Isn't Skippy a him?? :skippy:
erm, well in the TV series I thought they always called it 'girl' ...

Hawkeye
20-03-2013, 20:19
Aksherly there's 3 retirements ...That'll be three not gone my way then!

Linda
20-03-2013, 20:49
7/11 now. Dropped from 1st to 4638th!!!!

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 20:55
6.
DeBakker and Matosevic need to pull their socks up right NOW.
I'm fuming about Berankis; he was so close to beating Jojo Melzer.
:grrr:

Linda
20-03-2013, 20:58
I'd picked Berankis too. :sad: Worse, I'd got him beating Granollers in the next round too! He's my first 2nd round loss :sad:

JAMES4578
20-03-2013, 21:03
7/11 now. Dropped from 1st to 4638th!!!!

Too bad Linda,see a few of us on 7 but just on 6 myself.

Elenive
20-03-2013, 21:13
Gosh, some people on the bracket challenge have 11/11 at the minute... at this stage it is SO unpredictable who the winners of each match will be (!!!)

JAMES4578
20-03-2013, 21:16
Gosh, some people on the bracket challenge have 11/11 at the minute... at this stage it is SO unpredictable who the winners of each match will be (!!!)

Can often be 50/50, those with perfect scores must either be brilliant or very lucky!

Sallydaisy
20-03-2013, 21:19
I'd picked Berankis too. :sad: Worse, I'd got him beating Granollers in the next round too! He's my first 2nd round loss :sad:
erm, so had I.
:crying:

jaysee
20-03-2013, 22:03
As tail-end charlie, things can only get better...
...or perhaps I'd better just drown my sorrows now!:wino:

Linda
20-03-2013, 22:38
8/12 now. Thanks Zeballos.

cazza99
20-03-2013, 23:17
I've only got 5 right so far.

DaveArneRiise
21-03-2013, 00:49
I had Berankis too , good news is that Blake is cruising though. One of my cheeky picks this time. Got him beating Benny in the next round in all

Hawkeye
21-03-2013, 06:59
Nosebleed territory for me!

JAMES4578
21-03-2013, 07:17
Pondered but didn't go for Blake and he won convincingly, oh well-ended the day on 9.

Yorkie
21-03-2013, 07:48
8 out of 16 maybe reflects accurately the time I spent on picking. At least the two non seeds I picked to make round 3 from the top half are both through to round 2

eblunt
21-03-2013, 15:15
What is it with Juan Monaco ? He's 12th seed , yet Ramos (ranked 61) is hot favourite to beat him. How can you become 12th seed if everone in the top 50 can beat you easily ? Is he only any good on clay ?

hfwardhouse
21-03-2013, 17:05
I see I'm doing just as well in Miami as I did in Indian Wells :rolleyes:

eblunt
21-03-2013, 20:20
God I hate fat Dave

hfwardhouse
21-03-2013, 20:32
I just hate making picks .... cos they're always wrong .... those players are a total nightmare :grrr:

Hawkeye
21-03-2013, 20:38
Another retirement, another point gone...

cazza99
21-03-2013, 20:50
I've only got 17 right. 17175th out of 19771.

Yorkie
21-03-2013, 21:53
God I hate fat Dave
And so do I when he throws a set lead away and I had him reaching the third round

Yorkie
21-03-2013, 21:57
I've only got 17 right. 17175th out of 19771.
4 out of 13 today and 19135 out of 19771 so you are doing fine Cazza!!!!!
Sally is going to be laughing her head off

cazza99
21-03-2013, 23:27
I'm definitely heading for the bananas

18221st out of 19771 with 14 pts

Sallydaisy
22-03-2013, 00:08
4 out of 13 today and 19135 out of 19771 so you are doing fine Cazza!!!!!
Sally is going to be laughing her head off
or maybe not ... daisysally[/URL]: Miami 18221st[URL="http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?EVENT=2"] (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/home.php?USER=2261413021&X=1363910806) out of 19771 with 14 pts.
:facepalm:

eblunt
22-03-2013, 00:36
And so do I when he throws a set lead away and I had him reaching the third round

For one he's muppeted when I predicted him to do so :)

eblunt
22-03-2013, 19:10
Note to self : just remember that Monaco is utterly useless, and never pick to win any game.

cazza99
22-03-2013, 19:16
or maybe not ... daisysally[/URL]: Miami 18221st[URL="http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/user-bracket.php?EVENT=2"] (http://challenge.atpworldtour.com/atp/home.php?USER=2261413021&X=1363910806) out of 19771 with 14 pts.
:facepalm:

I'm now 18573rd out of 19771 with 18 pts. :rolling:

Linda
22-03-2013, 19:26
Not doing too well in the 2nd round so far.


Note to self : just remember that Monaco is utterly useless, and never pick to win any game. I picked Ramos on this occasion - Monaco is a really good player who could easily be top 10 but he lacks confidence.

Linda
22-03-2013, 20:30
I picked Davydenko 'cos Dolly's not been playing very well lately, but I'm very pleased for Dolly that he got the win!

DaveArneRiise
22-03-2013, 20:35
Highlight of my bracket thus far, being amongst 8% of people to pick Blake to beat Benneteau! Unfortunately that's about as good as it's got so far.

JAMES4578
22-03-2013, 21:19
Whilst I'm glad Blake won didn't have the foresight, didn't expect anything like that scoreline. Well done David!

Elenive
23-03-2013, 12:40
Potty out :o Oh no! Wish I had picked Ferrer for that semi place against nole now!

JAMES4578
23-03-2013, 12:45
Likewise but I was thinking there would be one upset in the quarters,of course Juan may have been a bit jaded though.

Elenive
23-03-2013, 13:59
Likewise but I was thinking there would be one upset in the quarters,of course Juan may have been a bit jaded though.

I thought there would be a semi-unexpected semifinalist but not with Potty vs Ferrer, I've got Gasquet beating Berdy!

JAMES4578
23-03-2013, 14:06
I thought there would be a semi-unexpected semifinalist but not with Potty vs Ferrer, I've got Gasquet beating Berdy!

Possible though didn't go for that myself, Gasquet has let me down a few times before!

cazza99
23-03-2013, 14:21
I had Gasquet beating Berdy in Indian Wells, because Gasquet was up in head to heads and Berdy won. So I chose Berdy this time.

Linda
23-03-2013, 15:30
I lost a lot of matches last night, including Potty who I'd picked for the semis. Hope my other semifinalists (Andy & Gasquet) get through today/tonight.

ETA - Gasquet at last takes the first set. I was beginning to wonder whether either of them would ever hold serve :rolleyes:

eblunt
23-03-2013, 18:47
Possible though didn't go for that myself, Gasquet has let me down a few times before!

He's a GEM, it's his destiny to let you down.

cazza99
23-03-2013, 19:32
I had a laugh when I saw something on the news last night and someone was punching a punching thingy that had "GEM education" written on it.

Sallydaisy
23-03-2013, 20:34
Did anyone predict Dodig to beat Isner ... if so you'll probably zoom to the top of the BC leaderboard.
:laugh:

Big John is in serious doodoo, Dodig leads by a set and they're on serve in the 2nd at 1-1.

Almagro is romping past Pella.
LuLu dropped the first set to The Captain 3'5 but is ahead 5'1 in the 2nd.

eblunt
23-03-2013, 22:39
I never learn, I always think that Berdy is going to out-perform expectations, forgetting that he is in fact, a serial muppet. Here we go again, I've bet the farm on him and he's in the process of going out in his first match !

Linda
23-03-2013, 22:43
Surely Birdy can't lose to G-T???? :shocked:

jaysee
24-03-2013, 18:26
Thank you Tommy! That's improved things a bit...:thumbup:

Linda
24-03-2013, 20:27
Come on Anderson!

Sallydaisy
24-03-2013, 20:51
Is Fyffes still in business?
:whistle:

Linda
24-03-2013, 20:54
What did they do to Tipsy? :shocked: come on Anderson!

Linda
24-03-2013, 21:06
Blimey, Tipsy bagelled Anderson in the 3rd. That's the start of my decline, then :sad:

. . . just gone from 1051st to 2200th :sad:

eblunt
24-03-2013, 22:35
Blimey, Tipsy bagelled Anderson in the 3rd. That's the start of my decline, then :sad:

. . . just gone from 1051st to 2200th :sad:

Heading in the other direction for once, had Tipsy, Haas, Nish and Simon (big risk on a GEM I know) , up about 5000 places to 3300 ish.

jaysee
25-03-2013, 15:58
I seem to have picked two home upsets today - Querry to beat Raonic and Isner to beat Cilic. Could be heading back down the table...

cazza99
25-03-2013, 16:02
I had Anderson to beat both Tipsy and Simon. :facepalm:

Elenive
25-03-2013, 18:00
Can only get a possible of 7/8 today as I had Janowicz as Murray's next opponent. Main danger areas for me today are Cilic to beat Isner, and Raonic to beat Querrey. Though must say I'm very keen to see Raonic through as he has a likely QF clash with Berdy and I have Gasquet as the semifinalist for that quarter, although I have Berdy beating Raonic in that QF I would be happy to see a Raonic vs Gasquet SF!

Linda
25-03-2013, 19:42
Vamos Seppi! :swingin:

Hawkeye
25-03-2013, 21:43
If Falla beats Berdy then I'll pack up and go home...

Linda
25-03-2013, 21:48
Berdy is meant to get through another couple of rounds yet :sad:

Sallydaisy
25-03-2013, 21:56
I'm not looking any more ...
:eek:

Elenive
25-03-2013, 22:15
Urgh!!!

Two of the big four drop out of the event, a gift to the few directly below them (Ferrer, Berdy, Potty, Tsonga...) so they have a good chance to getting further than usual, and how do they respond... they get knocked out in early rounds :faint:

Edit: Although Berdy isn't out just yet!

Linda
25-03-2013, 22:20
98.3% picked Berdy for this match - and the rest wouldn't all have picked Falla as presumably some of them would have picked Verdasco. So I don't think this will do too much harm. It's in the next round where I have Berdy winning against Raonic that I will suffer.

Elenive
25-03-2013, 22:26
Will do masses of harm for those who picked Berdy for the semies though :sad:

Linda
25-03-2013, 22:27
Don't laugh, but I picked Gasquet for the semis! :rolling:

Elenive
25-03-2013, 22:28
Don't laugh, but I picked Gasquet for the semis! :rolling:

Wouldn't laugh at all, I picked him too!!

eblunt
25-03-2013, 23:30
Well that was a really impressive fight from the BBC - lost 0-0 Retd.

Linda
25-03-2013, 23:31
Berdych survives to play another day - and so do I :)

Elenive
26-03-2013, 00:14
Might have been better if Berdy had lost and went out though... He is arguably the biggest threat to Andy getting into the final.

Linda
26-03-2013, 18:32
Allez Gasquet! :swingin:

Elenive
26-03-2013, 19:10
Gasquet takes the second set!! :yahoo: 6-7, 7-5 and into the third set we go! Scary few moments at the end of that set though :sad:

Linda
26-03-2013, 21:30
Well done Gasquet! Well done Andy! :yahoo:

cazza99
26-03-2013, 21:47
At least I have climbed up a bit :phew:

8239th out of 19771 with 75 pts

Linda
26-03-2013, 21:50
I need Tsonga to win now if I'm to maintain my position - I'm up to 594th now.

Elenive
26-03-2013, 22:05
594th is great Linda, well done!! I hope it stays that way for you! :)

Linda
26-03-2013, 22:13
Well thanks - but I recall times in years past when I was on the leaderboard, but it hasn't happened for the past few years :sad:

eblunt
26-03-2013, 22:16
Well this is the big moment for me, I'm on Cilic - a 6% pick, but I could move up big if he wins

Elenive
26-03-2013, 22:17
Well you never know, it could happen this time. Definitely cheering with you on Gasquet smashing Berdy on Thursday though!

Linda
26-03-2013, 22:17
Nooooooooooooo come on Tsonga!

Elenive
26-03-2013, 22:27
Tsonga and Tipsy are level in the second set now 3-3 :sad:

Linda
26-03-2013, 22:31
Allez Tsonga! :swingin:

Elenive
26-03-2013, 22:39
In danger territory now with Tsonga: Cilic leads 5-4 in second set having won the first set 7-5 - still on serve though.

eblunt
26-03-2013, 22:49
Cccccmmmmoooonnnn Cilic it all hangs on you . Also, come on Simon you useless GEM

Edit if he doesn't win it on this tie break Im switching off the computer, cant bear a 3rd set

Good boy .. yeeeesssssss

Elenive
26-03-2013, 22:58
Looks like you're computer is staying on! Cilic takes it in 2: 7-5 7-6(4)
Meanwhile there is hope for Simon who lost the first set to Tipsy, leading the second set 5-2 having just broken Tipsy again!

eblunt
26-03-2013, 23:05
Looks like you're computer is staying on! Cilic takes it in 2: 7-5 7-6(4)
Meanwhile there is hope for Simon who lost the first set to Tipsy, leading the second set 5-2 having just broken Tipsy again!

Yes, got 4/4 in the bottom half, having been 15,000 th early on, I'm up to 440th now !, and if Simon gets his act together could be higher. must be only one way from here though , down !

JAMES4578
26-03-2013, 23:25
Tsonga a bit disappointing tonight even if Cilic showing good form and doesn't do my bracket much good though it may benefit Andy(as long as he doesn't start like he dd at the Us Open of course) Will miss Jo's flair though! A bit off the pace at the moment with 76 pts,went for Tipsy in this match.

eblunt
26-03-2013, 23:28
Just looked at the leader boards, what does amaze me is the the person who won IW (by 4 clear points) is now also 34th in Miami. That is either an incredible stroke of luck, or they really know their tennis.

Just double checked, not only did she have Cilic, but , also got Ferrer in the top half semi instead of Potty, just some incredible prediction

Elenive
26-03-2013, 23:48
Wow, that's really cool - let's see if they can continue that run in the clay events in a few weeks time

Also, Simon up in the third set - looks good there!

eblunt
26-03-2013, 23:59
My god, how many breaks of serve and match points does a GEM need ?

Elenive
27-03-2013, 00:01
:rolling:

Elenive
27-03-2013, 00:03
At last Simon takes a match point!

eblunt
27-03-2013, 00:13
At last Simon takes a match point!

Yes, thank goodness. That gives me 7/8 on this round, and could never have hoped to get Melzer.

That moves you up nicely

JAMES4578
27-03-2013, 00:20
Well done Elenive and Eblunt! Marathon game to finish it off but was entertaining! Picked 2 GEM's but 1 of them was the wrong one!

Elenive
27-03-2013, 00:22
Nole hasn't beaten Haas yet... Athough likely, a player hasn't won until the last ball in the last game to earn them two sets.

eblunt
27-03-2013, 00:33
Nole hasn't beaten Haas yet... Athough likely, a player hasn't won until the last ball in the last game to earn them two sets.

Yes, of course I'd forgotten about that, had sort of mentally assumed Djok would win that. Dont think I'll bother stay up for it though

Elenive
27-03-2013, 03:23
:shocked: I'm sorry to be right but Haas just knocked out Nole: 6-2, 6-4

Now that makes things interesting, surely the title is Andy's for the taking now! :yahoo:

Hawkeye
27-03-2013, 06:47
Only 3 live matches left. :crying:

AllyB
27-03-2013, 07:24
Lucky you. I was my naturally pessimistic self regarding Andy and only have Gasquet live

JAMES4578
27-03-2013, 07:30
:shocked: I'm sorry to be right but Haas just knocked out Nole: 6-2, 6-4

Now that makes things interesting, surely the title is Andy's for the taking now! :yahoo:

That really shakes things up and whilst not taking it for granted Andy certainly the strong favourite now. Whilst not good for the bracket, imagine few will have picked Djokovic to go out before the semis anyway.

Sallydaisy
27-03-2013, 07:50
My god, how many breaks of serve and match points does a GEM need ?
:laugh:
That's one for Steven's 'quote' collection ...
;)


:shocked: I'm sorry to be right but Haas just knocked out Nole: 6-2, 6-4

Now that makes things interesting, surely the title is Andy's for the taking now! :yahoo:
Interesting!!! Not half.
:peace:
Perhaps Nole is wanting to get onto the clay pronto to hone his game ready to fend off Rafa (if he can!).

pabbers
27-03-2013, 09:08
:shocked: I'm sorry to be right but Haas just knocked out Nole: 6-2, 6-4

Now that makes things interesting, surely the title is Andy's for the taking now! :yahoo:

:cauldron:

Sallydaisy
27-03-2013, 09:29
Lucky you. I was my naturally pessimistic self regarding Andy and only have Gasquet live
You put all your hopes on a GEM!!!
:shocked:

eblunt
27-03-2013, 10:48
:shocked: I'm sorry to be right but Haas just knocked out Nole: 6-2, 6-4

Now that makes things interesting, surely the title is Andy's for the taking now! :yahoo:

You were spot on ! though it doesn't affect me right now, That's me pretty much done for. I'll just enjoy being top of the AM list while I can :)

jaysee
27-03-2013, 11:19
Ferrer's only a 20.8% pick so I might make it into the top half if he can win today!

Golden Lady
27-03-2013, 11:21
Well I imagine that Nole has upset a lot of peeps' brackets. I vowed a long time ago never to put my faith in Cilic Bang (miss J :sad:) as he always let me down. Oh well, I'm just glad I didn't pick Nole to win the title. Come on Andy!!!

Elenive
27-03-2013, 12:17
15.5% picked Andy winning the title! :yahoo:

eblunt
27-03-2013, 13:35
Only 3 live matches left. :crying:

Same here :(

Linda
27-03-2013, 18:12
Well done eblunt - you've overtaken me at the top of the forum group. My bracket is shot to bits now with Nole out (although it could be good for Andy).

eblunt
27-03-2013, 20:28
Well done eblunt - you've overtaken me at the top of the forum group. My bracket is shot to bits now with Nole out (although it could be good for Andy).

So's mine. You could still overtake me again quite easily. I've gone from right near the bottom, right up to top, and will very probably end up back nearer the bottom.

Edit, though with Melzer probably going a set up against Pics, that might limit some damage

Linda
27-03-2013, 20:53
Yes - I have Del Potro winning this match - but I'd like Daveed to win just 'cos I like him. I have no players at all left in the top half of the draw. :sad:

Elenive
27-03-2013, 21:18
Surprised that Ferrer isn't taking advantage of Melzer here...
I had Potty for this match too, and my entire top half is dead now also.

Just need Gasquet to get revenge on Berdy :yahoo:

And of course Andy winning the title :p

Linda
27-03-2013, 21:19
Yes, I have Gasquet beating Berdy - not sure what I was thinking of when I made that pick.

Elenive
27-03-2013, 21:24
My logic was that Berdy probably wouldn't be able to make Semies two weeks in a row, and Gasquet seems to be on a rise having two titles under his belt so far this season. Tsonga needs to be careful otherwise he will no longer be the French No. 1 !!

Linda
27-03-2013, 21:26
Yes, this year Gasquet seems to have finally shaken off his nerves and looks like fulfilling his potential.

hfwardhouse
27-03-2013, 21:51
I see Ferrer has melted Melzer!

JAMES4578
27-03-2013, 21:51
Well some Brackets may have been shot to pieces but unlikely Ferrer is going to join the casualty list as now a double break up in the decider. Definitely had some problems early on though! Whilst I only picked Gasquet to reach the quarters would be delighted if he put out Berdy but think the semi's his limit here!

jaysee
27-03-2013, 22:14
Ferrer's only a 20.8% pick so I might make it into the top half if he can win today!
Not just the top half - into the top 5000!!:dance:
Now just need Berdy to win his quarter and Andy to win the tournament...:sofa:

Elenive
27-03-2013, 22:15
I see Ferrer has melted Melzer!
:chocegg: :cauldron: :shades:



Well some Brackets may have been shot to pieces but unlikely Ferrer is going to join the casualty list as now a double break up in the decider. Definitely had some problems early on though! Whilst I only picked Gasquet to reach the quarters would be delighted if he put out Berdy but think the semi's his limit here!

Really thrilled how the draw has opened up for Andy now! No disrespect to Ferrer, Simon/Haas but I would say the second semifinal is the potential final... Although I love Gasquet (:pierre: !!!) Berdy is really only Andy's huge threat, although Haas did seem inspired and Simon is rarely consistent so it's hard to work out his form, and of course Richard is on his way to becoming the French No. 1 :gold:

(Might have got a little carried away with the icons :big grin:)

eblunt
27-03-2013, 22:22
Yes, this year Gasquet seems to have finally shaken off his nerves and looks like fulfilling his potential.

Maybe, but preferably not in this match please :)

Sallydaisy
28-03-2013, 10:13
My top half is completely shot up - especially now Haas has beaten Simon.
I still have 4 Quarter Finalists in action tonight but I picked Gasquet to beat Berdych ...
:sofa:

Elenive
28-03-2013, 14:29
Gasquet! :pierre:

Linda
28-03-2013, 18:22
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd287/Granny_Linda/Frenchflag.gif

eblunt
28-03-2013, 19:37
Is anyone thinking of holding serve in this match ! 3-2 to Cilic, 4 breaks of serve so far

Elenive
28-03-2013, 20:36
86.7% picked Andy to be in Semies, 71.4% to be in Final, but it will be whether Andy wins that there will be a huge advantage for anyone who picked Andy (15.5%) to win since most went for Nole winning.

eblunt
29-03-2013, 00:17
OK, goodbye , my pick is now just definitively going down the ******, back down to the bottom again

Yup, entire bracket now dead, hello free fall

Elenive
29-03-2013, 00:19
It's not that bad, only 5.7% have Richie to win, you'll still be up in the high points!

Sallydaisy
29-03-2013, 00:32
:phew:
I picked a Gasquet v Murray Semi so the bottom half is still alive for me.
Best not mention the rest ...
:whistle:

greatunclebulgaria
29-03-2013, 12:24
Andy is my only live player left birsy was the last of the others to fall

really looking forward to tonights match Gasquet V Murray

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cazza99
29-03-2013, 15:21
Gasquet has been a real GEM. I picked Gasquet to beat Berdy in Indian Wells as Gasquet was up in head to heads, and he lost. So I decided to choose Berdy to beat Gasquet in Miami and Gasquet won. :facepalm: DAMMIT

I have still got Andy in and predicted him to win. So fingers crossed.

Linda
29-03-2013, 18:38
Thanks to Andy and Richie, I have scraped my way back to the top of the group - just. But it's all downhill from now as there's only one more match that I can score for - Andy beating Richie tonight (fingers crossed).

pabbers
29-03-2013, 22:34
Thanks to Andy and Richie, I have scraped my way back to the top of the group - just. But it's all downhill from now as there's only one more match that I can score for - Andy beating Richie tonight (fingers crossed).

Me too but if Andy does beat him I can score if Andy wins the tournie.

Genbrit
29-03-2013, 22:36
Me too but if Andy does beat him I can score if Andy wins the tournie.

Me three, I'll also score if Andy wins the tournie. :thumbup:

Elenive
29-03-2013, 22:40
I wonder how many people picked Ferrer for be in the final?!!

Edit: Just seen that 0.8% went for Ferrer as a finalist!

Sallydaisy
31-03-2013, 19:21
:bravo:

Elenive tops our group with 115 and Genbrit a close 2nd on 114.
110 Sallydaisy, 109 Swissgirl
108 Lizzim, Jaysee
106 The Hippy Jesus
104 Linda,
102 Golden Lady, Cazza
100 Hfwardhouse, Pabbers
99 DaveArneRiise
94 GUB, Eblunt
93 Zagorian
91 James4578
89 Steven, Vixs
86 Arabest
84 Ace!
82 Allyb
77 Yorkie

JAMES4578
31-03-2013, 19:25
Fabulous Elenive, well done!:cheer::cheer:: Not my finest hour but delighted Andy won of course!

Linda
31-03-2013, 19:27
Well done Elenive! :clap: :clap:

I was top this morning but sank like a stone! I shall have to blame Andy! :lol:

hfwardhouse
31-03-2013, 19:36
:boogie: :boogie: