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jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 03:06 AM
DEL POTRO'S QUARTER
Juan Martin Del Potro ARG (1) v Arnaud Clement FRA
Lleyton Hewitt AUS v Robby Ginepri USA
Rajeev Ram USA v Philipp Petzschner GER
Mischa Zverev GER v Dmitry Tursunov RUS (25)

Radek Stepanek CZE (23)v Alejandro Falla COL
Potito Starace ITA v Jose Acasuso ARG
Fabio Fognini v Denis Istomin UZB
Kevin Kim USA v David Ferrer ESP (16)

Nikolay Davydendo RUS (12) v Daniel Evans GBR
Victor Crivoi ROU v Bjorn Phau GER
Frederico Gil POR v Paul-Henri Mathieu FRA
Alex Bogdanovic GBR v Tomas Berdych CZE (20)

Jurgen Melzer AUT (26) v Wayne Odesnik USA
Benjamin Becker GER v Roko Karanusic CRO
Grigor Dimitrov BUL v Igor Kunitsyn RUS
Jeremy Chardy FRA v Andy Roddick USA (6)

MURRAY'S QUARTER
Andy Murray GBR (3) v Robert Kendrick USA
Riccardo Ghedin ITA v Ernests Gulbis LAT
Taylor Dent USA v Daniel Gimeno-Traver ESP
Brian Dabul ARG v Viktor Troicki SRB (30)

Stanislas Wawrinka SUI (19) v Eduardo Schwank ARG
Pablo Andujar ESP v Martin Vassallo Arguello ARG
Christophe Rochus BEL v Pablo Cuevas URU
Jesse Levine USA v Marat Safin RUS (14)

Fernando Gonzalez CHI (10) v Teimuraz Gabashvili RUS
Oscar Hernandez ESP v Leonardo Mayer ARG
Juan Carlos Ferrero ESP v Mikhail Youzhny RUS
Fabrice Santoro FRA v Nicolas Kiefer GER (17)

Victor Hanescu ROU (31) v Ivan Navarro ESP
Nicolas Devilder FRA v Nicolas Lapentti ECU
(LL)Karol Beck* v Andrei Pavel ROU
Bobby Reynolds USA v Gilles Simon FRA (8)

DJOKOVIC'S QUARTER
James Blake USA (5) v Andreas Seppi ITA
Adrian Mannarino FRA v Marc Gicquel FRA
Paul Capdeville CHI v Vincent Spadea USA
Evgeny Korolev RUS v Igor Andreev RUS (29)

Tommy Haas GER (24) v Alexander Peya AUT
Michael Llodra FRA v Joshua Goodall GBR
Sam Querrey USA v Ivan Ljubicic CRO
Alberto Martin ESP v Marin Cilic CRO (11)

Tommy Robredo ESP (15) v Luka Gregorc SLO
Edouard Roger-Vasselin FRA v Stefan Koubek AUT
Dudi Sela ISR v Santiago Gonzalez MEX
Xavier Malisse BEL v Rainer Schuettler GER (18)

Mardy Fish USA (28) v Sergio Roitman ARG
Jan Hernych CZE v Janko Tipsarevic SRB
Simon Greul GER v Michael Yani USA
Julien Benneteau FRA v Novak Djokovic SRB (4)

FEDERER'S QUARTER
Fernando Verdasco ESP (7) v James Ward GBR
Nicolas Mahut FRA v Kristof Vliegen BEL
Diego Junqueira ARG v Guillermo Canas ARG
Grega Zemlja SLO v Albert Montanes ESP (32)

Ivo Karlovic CRO (22) v Lukas Lacko SVK
Steve Darcis BEL v Frank Dancevic CAN
Simone Bolelli ITA v Daniel Koellerer AUT
Andrey Golubev KAZ v Jo-Wilfried Tsonga FRA (9)

Robin Soderling SWE (13) v Gilles Muller LUX
Marcel Granollers ESP v Andreas Beck GER
Nicolas Almagro ESP v Juan Monaco ARG
(LL)Thiago Alves BRA* v Feliciano Lopez ESP (21)

Philipp Kohlschreiber GER (27) v Florent Serra FRA
Ivo Minar CZE v Maximo Gonzalez ARG
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez ESP v Agustin Calleri ARG
Yen-Hsun Lu TPE v Roger Federer SUI (2)

*Baghdatis pulls out w/knee injury; Nadal pulls out w/ knee injury

MichaelChang
06-19-2009, 03:12 AM
Murray got the easiest draw, hands down.

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 03:13 AM
Gulbis in the 2nd isn't a cakewalk by any stretch.

joeri888
06-19-2009, 03:15 AM
Gulbis in the 2nd isn't a cakewalk by any stretch.

Gulbis hasn't gone past the second round of any tournament this year, and now he would beat Murray? I don't see it happening.

MichaelChang
06-19-2009, 03:16 AM
Gulbis in the 2nd isn't a cakewalk by any stretch.

Come on, Gulbis may not even pass the 1st round. Honestly, among the top 4, Murray got the best draw.

Sentinel
06-19-2009, 03:20 AM
Murray got the easiest draw, hands down.
Nonsense.
He's got Dabul -- remember ???? :)
He's got Gabashvili who was in Nadal's quarter at FO, and remember Nadal had the toughest quarter.
He's got Lapenti who almost took out Nole. Remember !


Nadal's got the easy quarter. He's got some chaps who were in Fed's q at RG, and Fed always gets a cakewalk. PHM, Acasuso etc.

Federer's got Tsonga , Soderling !!! and Verdasco (again Nadal's draw last time), so officially Federer has the toughest draw.

Rhino
06-19-2009, 03:20 AM
Wow, I can't believe Nadal might have to play Hewitt in round 2, that will be a huge match!

I see another first round exit for Bogdanovic :)

viduka0101
06-19-2009, 03:21 AM
wow :shock:, federer got grega zemlja in the quarters,hope he can get past him:neutral:

Arrows
06-19-2009, 03:21 AM
Nadal/Hewitt rnd 2: potential? (considering their exho match)
Nadal/Roddick: I hope this one happens
Verdasco/Tsonga on grass: reads like a great match-up
Guess there's no Soderling/Nadal rematch then, unless the former blows Federer off grass.

Gorecki
06-19-2009, 03:24 AM
here we go again... so who is going to pull the "rigged draw" card?

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 03:25 AM
Gulbis the only one besides Fed to take a set from Rafa last yr. Dent's tricky in the 3rd. GOAT Safin possibly in the 4th. And Gonzo in the QF. I'm not saying it's hard, just saying it's not a cakewalk. Not that he's gonna lose any of those matches, just he'll have to bring his game.

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 03:31 AM
Come on, Gulbis may not even pass the 1st round. Honestly, among the top 4, Murray got the best draw.

If all had turned out well for Gulbis in the last year, today we'd be saying Gulbis has an easy draw!!!

viduka0101
06-19-2009, 03:33 AM
here we go again... so who is going to pull the "rigged draw" card?

what are you talking about, you've pulled it out just now

kafelnikov
06-19-2009, 03:38 AM
Poor Hewitt.. can't catch a break.

Gorecki
06-19-2009, 03:41 AM
what are you talking about, you've pulled it out just now

if there is a poster that never said a word about rigged draws it's me. but the ones i adress this question are clearly identified...

as for your point... since when placing a question is making a statement?

P_Agony
06-19-2009, 03:42 AM
Fed actually has a tough draw. Murray's draw looks he easiest one. There should be no excuses for him not to reach at least the semi final.

Telepatic
06-19-2009, 03:43 AM
Is that Novak having Tommy Haas and Delpo before SF?.......

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 03:45 AM
Is that Novak having Tommy Haas and Delpo before SF?.......

Yes, but not both. Haas and DelPo have to decide it among themselves first.

MichaelChang
06-19-2009, 03:46 AM
The biggest advantage for Murray is not really about his opponents in the first couple rounds, but the fact that Nadal is not in good shape. Very likely Nadal is not going to reach the semi, that I think has a pretty high % probability right now. In the other half, Federer has to clash with Djoko/DelPo, either one of these 2 could be deadly for Murray.

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 03:47 AM
The biggest advantage for Murray is not really about his opponents in the first couple rounds, but the fact that Nadal is not in good shape. Very likely Nadal is not going to reach the semi, that I think has a pretty high % probability right now. In the other half, Federer has to clash with Djoko/DelPo, either one of these 2 could be deadly for Murray.

In short, Murray is on cruise control for a long time.

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 03:48 AM
To me, Djokovic's ddraw is the least challenging. But of course, that's if Djokovic plays well.

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 03:48 AM
To me, Djokovic's ddraw is the least challenging. But of course, that's if Djokovic plays well.

Don't talk nonsense, please. It's Djokovic that has DelPo before semis.

Murray has the easiest draw by far, unless Gulbis decides to step it up.

swwong
06-19-2009, 03:50 AM
What happens IF nadal decide not to defend his title?

Federer will be no.1 seed but his position in the draw should be the same??

Thanks

MichaelChang
06-19-2009, 03:51 AM
To me, Djokovic's ddraw is the least challenging. But of course, that's if Djokovic plays well.

Theoretically, I think Nadal and Djoko have the tough draws. BEFORE they could reach semi, Nadal has to play Roddick, and Djoko has to play DelPo. Who does Murray has to play before the semi? Simon. lol.

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 03:54 AM
What happens IF nadal decide not to defend his title?

Federer will be no.1 seed but his position in the draw should be the same??

Thanks

DelPo becomes No.1 seed IMO. Can someone confirm it, please?

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 03:54 AM
Whatever. I'm not going to get into arguments over easiest draw. It's all about the form of the opponent. If Gulbis decides to show, Murray's draw suddenly isn't as easy. Who knows.

Halba
06-19-2009, 03:55 AM
Fed actually has a tough draw. Murray's draw looks he easiest one. There should be no excuses for him not to reach at least the semi final.

yes. his section is stacked with grass court specialists like muller and tsonga.

Halba
06-19-2009, 03:56 AM
Whatever. I'm not going to get into arguments over easiest draw. It's all about the form of the opponent. If Gulbis decides to show, Murray's draw suddenly isn't as easy. Who knows.

people have been expecting this gulbis guy to show for over 2 years now. it hasnt happened.

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 03:57 AM
Whatever. I'm not going to get into arguments over easiest draw. It's all about the form of the opponent. If Gulbis decides to show, Murray's draw suddenly isn't as easy. Who knows.

Gulbis has been staying in his room for a long time now. So what makes you think he will come out now?

Murray got the easiest definitely, the rest three about equal.

MichaelChang
06-19-2009, 03:59 AM
It's ok. Whoever plays the best tennis for the next 2 weeks is the champion, regardless of the draw. I think what most likely is going to happen, is that Murray will meet Federer in the final, and Sampras give Federer the cup in the ceremony and for the 15th as Sampras promised. :)

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 03:59 AM
people have been expecting this gulbis guy to show for over 2 years now. it hasnt happened.

Seriously tho, he only shows for one set at a time, and only in slams. Like last year vs Nadal, and at the USO vs Roddick. He's shown flashes, but has sucked recently losing to Alberto Martin in Queens. But you never know. He's unpredictable. I don't expect Murray to have any problems. But again, you never know.

fantom
06-19-2009, 03:59 AM
Federer's got Tsonga , Soderling !!! and Verdasco (again Nadal's draw last time), so officially Federer has the toughest draw.


You also forgot about:

Nicolas Mahut FRA <--- great grass court player
Ivo Karlovic CRO (22) <--- the serve


Fed's definitely got his work cut out for him.

shadows
06-19-2009, 04:00 AM
Don't talk nonsense, please. It's Djokovic that has DelPo before semis.

DelPo is a big unknown, he's 2-2 at Wimbledon, and I don't think he's played a single grass event in the run up to it? I'm hesitant to consider him the biggest 1/4 challenge present

CountryHillbilly
06-19-2009, 04:02 AM
DelPo is a big unknown, he's 2-2 at Wimbledon, and I don't think he's played a single grass event in the run up to it? I'm hesitant to consider him the biggest 1/4 challenge present

Yeah, I know. And Djokovic has Federer in the semis, who lost to some clay court specialist last year, and hasnt played on grass recently.

Enigma_87
06-19-2009, 04:07 AM
Nadal has the easiest draw of the lot.
1:Clement
2:Hewitt(the best of the lot until QF)
3:Tursunov(easy again)
4:Ferrer/Stepanek
QF: Roddick

Murray
1:Kendrick(IMO the toughest 1st round opponent)
2:Gulbis
3:Dent
4: Wawrinka
QF: have no idea, wouldn't be tough, let's say Gonzo

Djokovic
1:Benneteau
2:Greul
3:Fish/Tipsarevic
4:Schuettler
QF: Quarrey/Cilic/Haas/Delpo

Federer
1:Lu
2:Calleri
3:Kohli
4:Soderling/Lopez
QF:Tsonga/Karlovic

All in all Federer and Djokovic have the toughest as the best servers are in their half - Karlovic,Tipsi,Fish,Quarrey,Cilic,Haas,Delpo,Soder ling,Kohli,Lopez,Llodra...

Seany
06-19-2009, 04:20 AM
Murray vs Safin in the 4th round.

I see an upset already.

batz
06-19-2009, 04:26 AM
Murray vs Safin in the 4th round.

I see an upset already.

Maybe - if Safin can make the 4th round for the third time in his career.

thalivest
06-19-2009, 04:28 AM
Federer has the easiest draw IMO. He will probably cruise to the finals with that draw. Poor Rafa got the toughest draw. :(

bruce38
06-19-2009, 04:40 AM
Nadal may go past the 4th round this time - Soderling is not in his draw! Lucky guy.

TheTruth
06-19-2009, 04:42 AM
Nonsense.
He's got Dabul -- remember ???? :)
He's got Gabashvili who was in Nadal's quarter at FO, and remember Nadal had the toughest quarter.
He's got Lapenti who almost took out Nole. Remember !


Nadal's got the easy quarter. He's got some chaps who were in Fed's q at RG, and Fed always gets a cakewalk. PHM, Acasuso etc.

Federer's got Tsonga , Soderling !!! and Verdasco (again Nadal's draw last time), so officially Federer has the toughest draw.

Wouldn't it depend on how they play on the respective surfaces? You can take the same guys and put them on different sources and the outcomes would be different.


Not saying how these particular guys fare on this surface, but for example, Blake on clay isn't as good as Blake on hard.

TheTruth
06-19-2009, 04:43 AM
here we go again... so who is going to pull the "rigged draw" card?

Raises hand!

thalivest
06-19-2009, 04:45 AM
Wouldn't it depend on how they play on the respective surfaces? You can take the same guys and put them on different sources and the outcomes would be different.


Not saying how these particular guys fare on this surface, but for example, Blake on clay isn't as good as Blake on hard.

Agreed. Verdasco's worst surface is grass. He has done nothing on grass his career that I know of. Tsonga is better on grass than clay, but any type of hard court or indoor surface is by far his best now. Soderling's least strong surface might be grass given his recent FO performance on clay and all his strong hard court tennis over the years. Plus it is the matchup for Federer. He never has problem with one dimensional flat hard hitting opponents. Del Potro played some of the most insane power tennis at the FO this year and still wasnt able to beat Federer on his worst surface. A different style opponent would be alot tougher on him, and that is why I feel his draw is easy for him.

Fedace
06-19-2009, 04:49 AM
I thought Nadal was going to pull out ?

TheTruth
06-19-2009, 04:50 AM
Agreed. Verdasco's worst surface is grass. He has done nothing on grass his career that I know of. Tsonga is better on grass than clay, but any type of hard court or indoor surface is by far his best now. Soderling's least strong surface might be grass given his recent FO performance on clay and all his strong hard court tennis over the years. Plus it is the matchup for Federer. He never has problem with one dimensional flat hard hitting opponents. Del Potro played some of the most insane power tennis at the FO this year and still wasnt able to beat Federer on his worst surface. A different style opponent would be alot tougher on him, and that is why I feel his draw is easy for him.

I agree....

JennyS
06-19-2009, 04:52 AM
Nadal/Hewitt rnd 2: potential? (considering their exho match)
Nadal/Roddick: I hope this one happens
Verdasco/Tsonga on grass: reads like a great match-up
Guess there's no Soderling/Nadal rematch then, unless the former blows Federer off grass.

Nadal and Roddick haven't played each other in a Slam since the 2004 US Open, so I really want to see them play each other here.

Enigma_87
06-19-2009, 04:55 AM
Federer has the easiest draw IMO. He will probably cruise to the finals with that draw. Poor Rafa got the toughest draw. :(

Cilic,Delpo,Querrey,Fish,Karlovic,Tsonga, Soderling, all big hitters from the serve but Roddick are in Fed's and Djokovic half.

JennyS
06-19-2009, 05:26 AM
Anyone else excited about the potential Karlovic vs Tsonga 3rd rounder?

gj011
06-19-2009, 05:30 AM
To me, Djokovic's ddraw is the least challenging. But of course, that's if Djokovic plays well.

LOL. Can you believe this guy. :roll:

shadows
06-19-2009, 05:32 AM
Anyone else excited about the potential Karlovic vs Tsonga 3rd rounder?

not so much, it'll be a serve fest, and I'll be too worried about Jo breaking Karlovic after what happened in his match with Haas ><

I'm more looking forward to a possible Tsonga/Verdasco match though since that should be rather more interesting from the back of the court.

FlamEnemY
06-19-2009, 05:39 AM
Federer's draw is :shock:

Murray should reach the final with this draw. He's playing very good lately. Then again, if Nadal is 100% I don't see him do it.


And Dimitrov has to play Roddick if he reaches 2nd round :( Talk about a showstopper.

fps
06-19-2009, 05:40 AM
did noone learn from everything that happened at the french open that the draw means nothing until the matches are actually played? yeesh....

Claudius
06-19-2009, 05:42 AM
The All England Club is underestimating Gulbis.

fps
06-19-2009, 05:47 AM
The All England Club is underestimating Gulbis.

people are underestimating murray's drawn opponents.

each of Gulbis, Safin and Gonzalez are capable of playing lights-out tennis. Gulbis has the tools and just needs a big scalp (at wimbledon 2009?), Safin shocked Djokovic last year then beat some tough players- sure, this year's been terrible, but who knows?- and Gonzo knocked Andy out of the French less than a month ago.

all of them might be brilliant against him, or none of them.

TheNatural
06-19-2009, 06:03 AM
not so much, it'll be a serve fest, and I'll be too worried about Jo breaking Karlovic after what happened in his match with Haas ><

I'm more looking forward to a possible Tsonga/Verdasco match though since that should be rather more interesting from the back of the court.

That was a good match at the Australian Open. Verdasco was great and drove Tsonga crazy with his big swinging lefty serve. Tsonga could hardly get a clean hit on it. He finished loads of points off at net in that match too.

forehand_dude
06-19-2009, 08:13 AM
Good draw for Roddick. With Nadal hurt, Roddick should make the semis. They who knows? Murray buckles under the pressure, and we could have an American back in the finals.

maximo
06-19-2009, 08:19 AM
Nadal lost to Wawrinka, Wimbledon is over...

mandy01
06-19-2009, 08:21 AM
Ahh...the whinning by Nadal fanatics has begun :D

NamRanger
06-19-2009, 08:33 AM
Maybe - if Safin can make the 4th round for the third time in his career.


Safin pulled a monkey out of his *** last year; I don't see why he can't do it again.

BigServer1
06-19-2009, 09:19 AM
Huh. It's an interesting draw...I'd say Nadal has the tougher road than Federer, just because he has hewitt in the second round, possibly Roddick in the Quarters and he's going to have to go through Murray in the Semis (and Murray has a pretty favorable draw so he could get there).

Djokovic has a much tougher road than Murray from the 3-4 perspective, mainly because Djokovic/Del Potro in the QF is hands down the toughest matchup.

Should be interesting.

egn
06-19-2009, 09:43 AM
Agreed. Verdasco's worst surface is grass. He has done nothing on grass his career that I know of. Tsonga is better on grass than clay, but any type of hard court or indoor surface is by far his best now. Soderling's least strong surface might be grass given his recent FO performance on clay and all his strong hard court tennis over the years. Plus it is the matchup for Federer. He never has problem with one dimensional flat hard hitting opponents. Del Potro played some of the most insane power tennis at the FO this year and still wasnt able to beat Federer on his worst surface. A different style opponent would be alot tougher on him, and that is why I feel his draw is easy for him.

Tsonga played 1 wimbledon and made it to the 4th round pre prime and 3 of his 4 titles come on the fast indoor hard court surfaces, it is is safe to say he will do fine on grass and pose way more of a threat than on clay.
Soderling's worst surface is definitely not grass, Soderling likes the fast surfaces his titles are all on carpet and he himself likes the faster surfaces and says it himself.
Federer also will probably have to tackle Kohl on grass who was of the past two years has been making good runs in grass tournaments outside of Wimbledon, it would be interesting to see if he can carry it over into Wimbledon.
Verdasco actually has done more than you give him credit for on grass he has been runner up and lost a tight match to Ivo Karlovic and in his last 3 GS he lost to strong grass court players in 2006 he took Stepanek to 5 sets, 2007 he got killed by Roddick but he himself was playing quite rusty and in 2008 it took Ancic 15-13 in the 5th set to take down Verdasco and Ancic is known for his strong grass court play. Verdasco with a higher seed can easily get to the quarters to line up with Federer requiring he can handle Tsonga.
Not to mention if Fed does not get Soderling he will probably get Feliciano Lopez who is a half decent serve and volley guy.
And even if Djokovic does not make the semis the possibility of facing a guy like Cillic could be trouble.

Murray hands down has the easiest draw if you really disect it.

Also mark my words I think Cillic does some major damage either here or at the US Open but I am feeling it coming here.

Nadal in theory should not struggle to 4th Round against Stepanek or Ferrer depending on who makes it but Stepanek is looking like the hopeful and would be tough but he has been inconsistent as of late and Ferrer is okay on grass but he is streaky but he won a grass court title and he always seems to be able to do damage to Nadal so Nadal should probably hope for Stepanek if he is really badly injuried as Ferrer has been able to take Nadal out on the big stage before.

Oh yea Roddick actually is looking good, if Nadal's knees are awful all Roddick has to do is keep serving big to the corners and keep him moving to win the match. However it will be more clear of Nadal's form soon but if Nadal pulls out and Del Potro takes his spot Roddick should cruise right through to the semis and if he does not he better work up some really damn good excuse or pray the only way he doesn't get there is if his ankle explodes on centre court.

Parabolica
06-19-2009, 09:56 AM
I dont understand how they make these draws. How is it that the #1 seed has the potential of playing the #6 seed while Murray (#3) has the lowest seed for QF play (# 8 ) ?? Shouldnt Nadal have Simon on his quarter??

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 10:03 AM
Why is it so wrong to think Djokovic has a good draw? Del Pot isn't great on grass, Cilic is good, but beatable. Fish? Robredo? Benneteau? Are those supposed to be the tough guys? I'm pretty sure if Gulbis was in this section, there'd be talk of how Djokovic got screwed.

swwong
06-19-2009, 11:20 AM
I read somewhere that del potro will now take nadals position in the draw

Can someone confirm this?

Thanks

egn
06-19-2009, 11:22 AM
So Murray's draw just became incredibly easy and Roddick is looking good for the semifinals.

malakas
06-19-2009, 11:23 AM
Replace now Nadal->Del Potro
Del Potro->Blake
Blake->Kiefer

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 11:27 AM
So do the seeds just change, or the match-ups? Is it Del Potro vs Clement or DelPotro vs Seppi? And so on..

slicekick95
06-19-2009, 11:28 AM
Idk, I think Murray's draw is pretty tough the first three rounds.

Kendrick and Gulbis can be absolute hell if they're on, and with Gulbis, thats a legit upset alert there. And posters seem to think that Dent can win some matches at Wimbledon. Its not a tough draw, but it looks pretty tricky in the early rounds.

federerdomination
06-19-2009, 11:28 AM
So is Federer promoted to the #1 Seed (not that it really matters)

malakas
06-19-2009, 11:29 AM
So do the seeds just change, or the match-ups? Is it Del Potro vs Clement or DelPotro vs Seppi? And so on..

only the seeds of course.del potro takes the place of nadal in the draw.

malakas
06-19-2009, 11:30 AM
people..in the draw JUST

Replace now Nadal->Del Potro
Del Potro->Blake
Blake->Kiefer

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 11:36 AM
The draw on pg 1 has been updated, w/ DelPot, Blake, & Kiefer in their respective slots, and Thiago Alves and Karol Beck in as lucky losers, replacing Rafa Nadal and Marcos Baghdatis.

Kedar
06-19-2009, 07:52 PM
PREDICTIONS:

Hewitt beats Del Potro in 2nd round, loses to Roddick in QF
JUSTIFICATION: Hewitt is a much better grass court player than sluggish DelPo, who has never made it past rd. 2 of Wimb.

Tsonga beats Verdasco in 4th round, loses to Federer in QF
JUSTIFICATION: This match is gonna be a slugfest, and Tsonga is more powerful and a better defender, giving him the edge.

Michael Llodra beats Sam Querrey in 3rd Round, loses to Djokovic in QF
JUSTIFICATION: Again Llodra is a better grass courter in my opinion, than Querrey.

FINAL - Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick
JUSTIFICATION: If anyone really needs a justification for this, please ask. After I finish laughing, I will say something along the lines of how Fed is 18-1 against A-Rod, how his return of serve neutralizes Roddick's biggest weapon, and Roddick being 0-2 against Fed in Wimbledon finals.

Fedace
06-19-2009, 08:22 PM
PREDICTIONS:

Hewitt beats Del Potro in 2nd round, loses to Roddick in QF
JUSTIFICATION: Hewitt is a much better grass court player than sluggish DelPo, who has never made it past rd. 2 of Wimb.

Tsonga beats Verdasco in 4th round, loses to Federer in QF
JUSTIFICATION: This match is gonna be a slugfest, and Tsonga is more powerful and a better defender, giving him the edge.

Michael Llodra beats Sam Querrey in 3rd Round, loses to Djokovic in QF
JUSTIFICATION: Again Llodra is a better grass courter in my opinion, than Querrey.

FINAL - Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick
JUSTIFICATION: If anyone really needs a justification for this, please ask. After I finish laughing, I will say something along the lines of how Fed is 18-1 against A-Rod, how his return of serve neutralizes Roddick's biggest weapon, and Roddick being 0-2 against Fed in Wimbledon finals.

LOL,,,Llodra beating Querry,,,,LOL,,, Querry is going to win Wimbledon within next 3 years.

jamesblakefan#1
06-19-2009, 08:41 PM
Sam Querrey? Of USA? The big tall guy who loses all the time. I'd put money on Isner before Querrey to win Wimby.

devila
06-19-2009, 10:50 PM
Here comes the bragging stooges. Federer had lucky tiebreaks in the Slams, choke from Roddick when he was a point from 3-0 on Madrid clay... and Federer got a joke net ball bounce in Miami. Plus, the Roddick hugs and protective words for Federer didn't help.

Beasty54
06-19-2009, 11:02 PM
Here comes the bragging stooges. Federer had lucky tiebreaks in the Slams, choke from Roddick when he was a point from 3-0 on Madrid clay... and Federer got a joke net ball bounce in Miami. Plus, the Roddick hugs and protective words for Federer didn't help.

agree lol.


Roddick to win.



hoppefully

FlamEnemY
06-19-2009, 11:51 PM
Good thing for Hewitt. He actually has a shot at QF, even semi if he is a bit lucky with Roddick.

devila
06-19-2009, 11:55 PM
Roddick should cruise right through to the semis and if he does not he better work up some really damn good excuse or pray the only way he doesn't get there is if his ankle explodes on centre court.
Roddick's brother gave him pity and dumb advice like "drink tons of water" and said the genius words"I don't know why he can't hit the low ball over the net". He got fat but his coach lost weight. Then he bowed down to Federer, Nadal and Murray. Clowns...
I wonder why he was extinguished from the coaching team.

CountryHillbilly
06-20-2009, 04:07 AM
Now that DelPo has gone to Nadal's place, Djokovic's draw is officially easy.

Telepatic
06-20-2009, 06:32 AM
Now that DelPo has gone to Nadal's place, Djokovic's draw is officially easy.

It got easier but not easy, just like Murrays. He still got Cilic,Blake(Blake can play stunning tennis when hes on) and of course main favourite in SF -Federer cant be easy draw right? (In comparison to Del Potro lets say?)

CountryHillbilly
06-20-2009, 07:46 AM
It got easier but not easy, just like Murrays. He still got Cilic,Blake(Blake can play stunning tennis when hes on) and of course main favourite in SF -Federer cant be easy draw right? (In comparison to Del Potro lets say?)

His QF got easier at least, before Fed in semis.

Except there is still Tommy Haas ...:evil:

joeri888
06-20-2009, 07:54 AM
PREDICTIONS:

Hewitt beats Del Potro in 2nd round, loses to Roddick in QF
JUSTIFICATION: Hewitt is a much better grass court player than sluggish DelPo, who has never made it past rd. 2 of Wimb.

Tsonga beats Verdasco in 4th round, loses to Federer in QF
JUSTIFICATION: This match is gonna be a slugfest, and Tsonga is more powerful and a better defender, giving him the edge.

Michael Llodra beats Sam Querrey in 3rd Round, loses to Djokovic in QF
JUSTIFICATION: Again Llodra is a better grass courter in my opinion, than Querrey.

FINAL - Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick
JUSTIFICATION: If anyone really needs a justification for this, please ask. After I finish laughing, I will say something along the lines of how Fed is 18-1 against A-Rod, how his return of serve neutralizes Roddick's biggest weapon, and Roddick being 0-2 against Fed in Wimbledon finals.

The first one is a bold prediction, but possible
The second one can happen as well, though I'm not sure whether Verdasco makes it and you shouldn't count out Dancevic or Karlovic
The third one is really weird. How is Llodra gonna beat Haas and Querrey gonna beat Cilic?
The final needs a lot more justification. Not about Federer winning it but about Roddick making the final.

jackson vile
06-20-2009, 08:35 AM
What is up with people thinking Soderling is of any kind of challenge to Roger at all. Are you all so stupid you can't even see the win to loss ratio?????:confused: