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

    33.3%
  1. romeo8880

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    Day 5: Daveed Ferrer
     
  2. stringertom

    stringertom G.O.A.T.

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    After a great run in Paris, surely Ferrer cannot tank three in a row. Ergo, I choose him for Day 5, regular competition and Top 8, RR3.
     
  3. ark_28

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    Day 5 Stan
     
  4. CDNguy87

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    Top 8 RR3: Wawrinka
     
  5. FedError

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  6. Locotus

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    RR3: Wawrinka
     
  7. dcdoorknob

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    Top 8: Wawrinka
     
  8. CDNguy87

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    Day 6 OOP: Saturday

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

    Boozyuzi has to pick Gasquet because he's already used the other 3. The other 6 left in the regular competition essentially need to choose from the Djokovic/Gasquet match.

    League File
     
  9. fecaleagle

    fecaleagle Semi-Pro

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    I don't think I'm going out on too much of a limb here...

    Day 6: Djokovic
     
  10. ark_28

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    Day 6 Djokovic
     
  11. Boozyuzi

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    Go Gasquet.
     
  12. Jeepers

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    Regular: Day 6: Djokovic
     
  13. Gonzo_style

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    Day 6: Novak Djokovic
     
  14. marc45

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    interesting quote from Nadal....

    in spanish, @RafaelNadal said: "(Federer & DelPotro) are worse than me in bad positions on the court & better than me in good positions"
     
  15. nctennis9

    nctennis9 Rookie

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    Day 6: Novak
     
  16. beast of mallorca

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    Day 6: Novak
     
  17. ark_28

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    Semi finals Nadal
     
  18. Jeepers

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    Regular: Semi: Djokovic

    Top 8: Semi: Djokovic
     
  19. fecaleagle

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    (Regular) Semi: Djokovic
     
  20. FEDERERNADAL13

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    Elite 8: nooooolevac
     
  21. beast of mallorca

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    Semis : Novak Djokovic
     
  22. Gonzo_style

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    SF: Rafael Nadal
     
  23. CDNguy87

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    WORLD TOUR FINALS SEMIFINALS

    [1] R Nadal (ESP) vs. [6] R Federer (SUI)
    [2] N Djokovic (SRB) vs. [7] S Wawrinka (SUI)

    People still alive in the regular competition have had their picks re-set and can choose anyone. For the Elite 8 competition, you can only choose someone who you haven't already picked in the Round Robin portion.
     
  24. PDJ

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    Top 8 (never gets old writing that:)): SF: Nadal
     
  25. FedError

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    Top 8 SF: Djokovic
     
  26. dcdoorknob

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    Top 8 SF: Djokovic
     
  27. fecaleagle

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    Goes without saying, but for the regular competition final: Nadal.
     
  28. ark_28

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    One match away from defending my title :)

    Final Djokovic
     
  29. Gonzo_style

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    Final: Novak Djokovic
     
  30. PDJ

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    I sincerely hope you defend.......there's something in it for me to!
     
  31. beast of mallorca

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    Finals: Nadal
     
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    Finals: Rafa
     
  33. CDNguy87

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    For the regular competition, ark_28 (for a second straight year) and Gonzo_style will take the title with a Djokovic win, while Beast of Mallorca, fecaleagle, and Jeepers will take it with a Nadal win.

    For the Top 8 bonus competition, ********, FEDERERNADAL13, and Jeepers (who would sweep both competitions) will win the "Save" prize for next season with a Nadal victory, while only PDJ will win it with a Djokovic victory.
     
  34. Jeepers

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    Regular and Top 8: Final: Nadal

    Thanks again to those organising SDL, doing a great job! :)
     
  35. ark_28

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    Nice one mate!!! Hope you win the top 8 :)
     
  36. PDJ

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    Congrats.......:))
     
  37. ark_28

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    Congrats to you too :) only my 2nd title of 2013 so it's awesome to defend my title :)
     
  38. CDNguy87

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    2013 ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS

    Congratulations to ark_28 and Gonzo_style for winning the regular competition. ark_28 was also the only person to win the WTF last year, so repeating was quite the accomplishment.


    ATP SDL ELITE EIGHT EVENT

    Congratulations to PDJ for winning the Top 8 Bonus Competition. As the top point getter, you've won yourself one classy prize:

    For one event next year of your choice, you will have the chance to revive yourself at any tournament in the event that a player you have chosen has eliminated you. For example, if PDJ chose Cilic for the Australian Open, and Cilic was eliminated, PDJ can choose to use his Elite Eight prize to revive himself. HOWEVER, you must choose a replacement pick for same order of play in to revive yourself and continue on with the tournament. Once you have used that player, you cannot use him again for the remainder of the tournament. If the player you have chosen to revive yourself lost, you will also be eliminated. This prize cannot be used if the player you picked was the playing the last match of the day.​


    Once again, congratulations to dcdoorknob for finishing 2013 as Year End #1. Along with your Year End #1 finish from 2011, you're making a strong case as SDL GOAT, although I would argue that you've benefitted from a weak era. Honourable mention also to Jeepers and ******** for finishing in 2nd and 3rd place in the rankings.

    FINAL 2013 RACE/RANKINGS

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    Thank you to TopDawg and Roger_Wawrinka for doing the vast majority of the work this season. Without you guys, this game would not have been run well.

    Most importantly, thank you to all of the participants. This game could not exist without you.


    Final Update about the "Paris Contingency Rule": After factoring in a couple of people who changed their votes, the final poll result was 16-12 in favour. Although obviously this is a majority, it's too narrow in my view to implement a fundamental change in SDL rules, even if it's for a situation that almost never occurs in practice. Therefore, the rule will not be implemented for next season and we'll preserve the status quo of it being a "pure" Sudden Death League.


    Have a safe and fun holiday. See you at the 2014 Australian Open!
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2013
  39. Jeepers

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    Ah if only I'd gone for Djokovic in the final instead XD
    Ah well, I couldn't of imagined having a better year ! Thanks to all those running the event! Look forward to starting again in Oz!
     
  40. Gonzo_style

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    WTFs title - great end of the season :)
    Thank you guys for your hard work all year round!
    I will be back next year.
    Congrats to ark_28 and PDJ!
     
  41. PDJ

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    Thanks to all for organising. My first year was fun and definitely renewed my interest in tennis - men's tennis, I've all but given up watching the women's game, Wimbledon aside. The SDL has also introduced me to many players that had previously just been names on the newspaper results page. All good.
    Congrats to dcdoorknob (why the name? Intrigued. Also be interesting to know why many people choose their pseudonyms. Mine is simple enough- my initials) and ark_24.
    Have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all.
     
  42. Tennis sensation

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    There seens to be an error. The 200 points from the WTF has not been added to my rankings
     

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