2013 ATP Sudden Death League: ATP World Tour Finals

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by CDNguy87, Oct 28, 2013.

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Would you support creating the "Paris Contingency Rule" for 2014? (see details below)

Poll closed Nov 7, 2013.
  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. stringertom

    stringertom G.O.A.T.

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    Thanks for explanation, CD!

    Wed/Thur Top '8': Federer
     
  2. TopDawg

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    Pick 3: Ferrer
     
  3. CDNguy87

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    Top 8 Bonus Competition

    Ico defaulted his first pick, so Locotus has taken his place as the last member of the Top 8. He finished ahead of TopDawg by only 5 points in the Race to become Alternate #1.

    RR2 OOP:

    [1] R Nadal (ESP) vs. [7] S Wawrinka (SUI)
    [3] D Ferrer (ESP) vs. [5] T Berdych (CZE)
    [6] R Federer (SUI) vs. [8] R Gasquet (FRA
    [2] N Djokovic (SRB) vs. [4] JM Del Potro (ARG)

    Reminder for the Top 8 bonus competition: you can only pick each player once for the entire tournament. Your picks will not be re-set at the SF stage.

    League File

    Current Top 8 Race:

    [​IMG]
     
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  4. Boozyuzi

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    day 3: ferru
     
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  9. CDNguy87

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    Federer's not playing tomorrow. The 2 matches are Nadal v. Wawrinka and Berdych v. Ferrer.
     
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  12. nctennis9

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  13. PDJ

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    Pick 3: literally tossed a coin- Berdych
    Top 8: Federer
     
  14. Locotus

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  15. FedError

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    Top 8: Federer
     
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  18. dcdoorknob

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    So to me picking literally half the matches is pretty insane. No flexibility at all. Don't care for the format.

    But anyways:
    Day 3: Ferrer I guess.

    Top 8 RR2: Nadal
     
  19. Rexking

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    Day 3. Ferrer
     
  20. CDNguy87

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    I can't really disagree with that. I basically just copied the format JayChu used from last year, with only a couple of very minor changes (making Monday/Tuesday flexible because of the messed up group schedule and tightening the bonus prize). If anyone has suggestions for a new format next year, I'd be open to it.

    The problem is the WTF format really doesn't mesh well with SDL. The fact that there's only 15 total matches greatly limits flexibility and means there's not going to be much diversity in who everyone picks. Also, the RR format really isn't compatible with a Sudden Death prediction league. I slightly prefer the format we're using now for the Elite 8, but even for that most of the picks are the same and the flexibility is still quite limited.
     
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  21. CDNguy87

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    kishnabe, rainingaces and GhostDog have all invalidly picked Federer. For the regular competition, you need to pick a match scheduled for today (Wednesday). I'm thinking maybe you guys got mixed up with the Top 8 competition.

    In any case, you still have a few hours to make a valid pick from the Ferrer v. Berdych match.
     
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  22. stringertom

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  23. PDJ

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    Only my second change all year, but ummd & ahhhd and decided to change to Ferrer given their H2H- also, the only time I've checked such details. That says a great deal about my normal approach!
     
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    Day 4 Roger Federer
     
  25. CDNguy87

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    Day 4 OOP: Thursday

    [6] R Federer (SUI) vs. [8] R Gasquet (FRA
    [2] N Djokovic (SRB) vs. [4] JM Del Potro (ARG)
     
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  27. romeo8880

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    Day 4: Roger Federer
     
  28. fecaleagle

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    Day 4: Boarding the Federer train... All aboard!

    Seriously, Day 4: Federer
     
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  30. CDNguy87

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    Those unfortunate last-minute changes are always tough to swallow. At least you're still alive for the Top 8 Bonus though.
     
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  32. CDNguy87

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    Only 9 people in the regular competition survived. All of the Top 8 are still in the running for the bonus prize though, at least assuming Federer beats Gasquet tomorrow.

    As a result of this mild exodus, dcdoorknob has officially clinched Year End #1. This will be his 2nd Year End #1 finish in the last 3 years. Congratulations!
     
  33. nctennis9

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  35. CDNguy87

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    Top 8 RR2: Federer
     
  36. stringertom

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    If Beast Of Mallorca picks Fred and Ricky pulls off the upset, we all go home on Thursday in both competitions!
     
  37. beast of mallorca

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    I will unseat DCDOORKNOB next year !! :)
     
  38. beast of mallorca

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    Day 4 pick :
    I'm on the Federer train.
    Vamos Roger !!!
     
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    I was damned by being on european time- had too long to think about it given scheduling. I'm not too miffed given that both ferrer & berdych have generally won when I've picked them- unlike nishikori, & sadly, Federer.
    Hey ho :)
     
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  42. CDNguy87

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    Day 5 OOP: Friday

    [3] D Ferrer (ESP) vs. [7] S Wawrinka (SUI)
    [1] R Nadal (ESP) vs. [5] T Berdych (CZE)



    League File
     
  43. CDNguy87

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    Top 8 Bonus Competition

    All of the Top 8 are still in the running for the bonus prize.

    RR3 OOP:

    [3] D Ferrer (ESP) vs. [7] S Wawrinka (SUI)
    [1] R Nadal (ESP) vs. [5] T Berdych (CZE)
    [2] N Djokovic (SRB) vs. [8] R Gasquet (FRA)
    [4] JM Del Potro (ARG) vs. [6] R Federer (SUI)


    League File



    Current Top 8 Race:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Disregard this post.
     

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