Power Play League #29 - Basel/Valencia 2011

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  1. NYKings

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    WELCOME TO THE TALK TENNIS
    2011 BASEL/VALENCIA (10/30 - 11/6) POWER PLAY LEAGUE

    Welcome to the fifth, and last, combined PPL event of the 2011 Tennis Year and our second Swiss Indoors Basel & Valencia Open 500 for the Power Play League!

    HOW TO PLAY:

    For each round of matches, we assign scoring points to each individual. For example, a match between Andy Murray (7,825) and David Ferrer (4,710) would have the following scoring points:

    [4] A Murray (GBR) vs. [5] D Ferrer (ESP) - (8-13)

    For the Swiss Indoors Basel & Valencia Open 500, as it's a combined event of two 500 tournaments, the player picks the winner of 16 out of 62 matches based on the provided scoring points. For the combined tournament you MUST pick at least four matches from each tournament. The scoring points are calculated by a mathematical formula based on the players’ rankings. The objective of the game is to pick a mix of upsets and "sure bets" that will give you the highest score. All matches will be posted in the thread with scoring points while also being available in the League File. We hope you all join and we can make this bigger and better than our previous events!

    REMINDER: You can join at any time (even if you want to pick just the final) but to make all 16 picks for BASEL/VALENCIA, you must make your first pick before the conclusion of the SECOND ROUND of either tournament.

    BASEL/VALENCIA Points Scale:​

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    The Top Ten - Rankings & Race:
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    League File (HTML)

    2011 Power Play League Tournaments (HTML)

    2010 Power Play League Tournaments (HTML)

    Please post in this thread if you'll be playing and we will add your name to the file. Have fun!
     
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  2. Big_Dangerous

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  4. Li Ching Yuen

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    And I know that the lift can be painfully slow
    So I'm happy to leave by the window

    In.
     
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    I won't be able to make picks before Wednesday, but I guess it won't be too late. Am I right?
     
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    innnnnnnnnnnnnn
     
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  7. seffina

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    You know that's right.
     
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  8. JayChu

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    should be better to help out more now that things at school have calmed down a lot
     
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  9. woodrow1029

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    If you have email access, I can email you the matches, and you can reply with your picks and I will post them for you.
     
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  10. sdont

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    Thanks for the proposition, woodrow.

    The good news is I might be able to post picks as soon as Sunday after all. But it would be either full Internet access or nothing.
     
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    In for sure!
     
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  12. bezs

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    hey ho hey ho!
     
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  13. NYKings

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    Wednesday would be fine. You'd still be able to make a majority, if not all 16, of the picks.

    Get an avatar.
     
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  14. Li Ching Yuen

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    Murray will play in Basel, took a wildcard.
     
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    In in in, in in in, in in in in.
     
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    Roger and Djokovic are also playing that? Oh my!

    And with Fish and Berdych and other folks... poor Valencia.
     
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  17. Li Ching Yuen

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    Valencia has a very decent field this year. Much better than last's.
    500s are the "in" thing this year. Except Hamburg of course.
     
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  18. Big_Dangerous

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    No Nadal though.
     
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    in please......
     
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  20. Li Ching Yuen

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    Nadal has never played Valencia in it's current format and venue.
     
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  21. fromtennis

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    Why do you say: "500s are the "in" thing this year. Except Hambourg"?
    Explain please...
     
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  22. bezs

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    Never fear Daveed "Braveheart" Ferrer is here!
     
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    Indeed. Nothing wrong with Hamburg. It has a stronger field than Washington, Memphis (which is the real joke among 500 events) or Acapulco for one thing.

    Edit: and In.
     
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  25. NYKings

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    Sheets/file updated. Sorry for laziness with the colors.

    Points to defend will be done tomorrow AM and posted with the scoring points. Sorry for the delay.

    Likely story.
     
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  26. Li Ching Yuen

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    Memphis was one of the best tournaments of the year.
     
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    !i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i!i
     
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  28. Li Ching Yuen

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    wow...this is gonna be hilarious.
     
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    28. A Montanes (ESP) vs. [3] G Monfils (FRA) - (15-7) 1st monfils
    29. [6] JM Del Potro (ARG) vs. D Tursunov (RUS) - (7-15) 2nd del po
    26. M Cilic (CRO) vs. M Raonic (CAN) - (9-11) 3rd raonic
    13. [6] J Tipsarevic (SRB) vs. F Mayer (GER) - (8-12) 4th tippy
    31. S Querrey (USA) vs. E Gulbis (LAT) - ( 12-8 ) 5th querrey
    7. J Melzer (AUT) vs. [WC] D Young (USA) - (9-11) 6th young
     
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    FYI:

    The only match that will be played tomorrow is:

    27. JI Chela (ARG) vs. P Andujar (ESP) - (8-12)
     
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    SCORING POINTS


    BASEL FIRST ROUND

    1. [1] N Djokovic (SRB) vs. X Malisse (BEL) - (3-40)
    2. [Q] ??? vs. [Q] ???
    3. M Youzhny (RUS) vs. [Q] ???
    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7)
    5. [4] T Berdych (CZE) vs. [WC] K Nishikori (JPN) - (6-16)
    6. A Seppi (ITA) vs. G Muller (LUX) - (10-10)
    7. J Melzer (AUT) vs. [WC] D Young (USA) - (8-13)
    8. [Q] ??? vs. [4] M Fish (USA)
    9. [7] A Roddick (USA) vs. T Haas (GER) - (3-34)
    10. S Giraldo (COL) vs. R Stepanek (CZE) - ( 12 - 8 )
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12)
    12. P Starace (ITA) vs. [3] R Federer (SUI) - (29-3)
    13. [6] J Tipsarevic (SRB) vs. F Mayer (GER) - (9-12)
    14. M Llodra (FRA) vs. I Ljubicic (CRO) - (10-10)
    15. I Dodig (CRO) vs. S Wawrinka (SUI) - ( 12 - 8 )
    16. R Haase (NED) vs. [2] A Murray (GBR) - (28-4)

    VALENCIA FIRST ROUND

    17. [1] D Ferrer (ESP) vs. F Verdasco (ESP) - (6-17)
    18. [Q] ??? vs. J Isner (USA)
    19. [Q] ??? vs. G Garcia-Lopez (ESP)
    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs. [5] G Simon (FRA) - (15-7)
    21. [4] N Almagro (ESP) vs. [WC] J Monaco (ARG) - (6-16)
    22. [WC] D Gimeno-Traver vs. F Fognini (ITA) - (13-8 )
    23. [Q] ??? vs. JC Ferrero (ESP)
    24. A Bogomolov Jr. (USA) vs. [8] F Lopez (ESP) - (12-8 )
    25. [7] A Dolgopolov (UKR) vs. M Granollers (ESP) - (8-13)
    26. M Cilic (CRO) vs. M Raonic (CAN) - (9-11)
    27. JI Chela (ARG) vs. P Andujar (ESP) - (8-12)
    28. A Montanes (ESP) vs. [3] G Monfils (FRA) - (18-6)
    29. [6] JM Del Potro (ARG) vs. D Tursunov (RUS) - (7-14)
    30. K Anderson (RSA) vs. [Q] ???
    31. S Querrey (USA) vs. E Gulbis (LAT) - (13-7)
    32. [WC] J Marti (ESP) vs. [2] JW Tsonga (FRA) - (34-3)
     
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  33. NYKings

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    Can you just let us know if you want to keep matches #7, #13, #28, and #31?

    I made an error in the scoring points so Jay's correct scoring points have slightly different numbers. Please advise.

    Thank you!
     
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    BASEL FIRST ROUND

    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7) M Baghdatis 1st
    6. A Seppi (ITA) vs. G Muller (LUX) - (10-10) G Muller 2nd
    7. J Melzer (AUT) vs. [WC] D Young (USA) - (8-13) D Young 3rd
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12) J Nieminen 4th
    14. M Llodra (FRA) vs. I Ljubicic (CRO) - (10-10) M Llodra 5th


    VALENCIA FIRST ROUND



    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs. [5] G Simon (FRA) - (15-7) N Davydenko 6th
    24. A Bogomolov Jr. (USA) vs. [8] F Lopez (ESP) - (12-8 ) F Lopez 7th
    26. M Cilic (CRO) vs. M Raonic (CAN) - (9-11) M Raonic 8th
    31. S Querrey (USA) vs. E Gulbis (LAT) - (13-7) S Querrey 9th
     
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    Could you possibly cancel 28 please? everything else is good :)
     
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    4. M Bagdhatis (CYP) vs (8) V Troicki (SRB) 15-7
    Bags 1st
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs J Niemenen (FIN) 8-12
    Jarko 2nd
    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs (5) G Simon (FRA) 15-7
    Davy 3rd
    22. (WC) D Gimeno-Traver (ESP) vs F Fognini (ITA) 13-8
    D G-T 4th
     
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    Will do, thanks!
     
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    BASEL/VALENCIA Points Scale:​

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  40. Li Ching Yuen

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    I think I might improve this year.
     
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    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12) 1st Jarko


    22. [WC] D Gimeno-Traver vs. F Fognini (ITA) - (13-8 ) 2nd Gimeno-Traver
    26. M Cilic (CRO) vs. M Raonic (CAN) - (9-11) 3rd Raonic
     
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    4. M Bagdhatis (CYP) vs V Troicki (SRB)- (15-7) 1st Baggy
    9. [7] A Roddick (USA) vs. T Haas (GER) - (3-34)2nd Haas
    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs. [5] G Simon (FRA) - (15-7)3rd Davy
    22. [WC] D Gimeno-Traver vs. F Fognini (ITA) - (13-8 )4th DGT
     
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    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7) - Baghdatis
    8. [Q] ??? vs. [4] M Fish (USA) - Blake
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12) - Nieminen
    9. [7] A Roddick (USA) vs. T Haas (GER) - (3-34) - Haas
    10. S Giraldo (COL) vs. R Stepanek (CZE) - ( 12 - 8 ) - Stepanek

    22. [WC] D Gimeno-Traver vs. F Fognini (ITA) - (13-8 ) - Gimeno-Traver
     
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    BASEL FIRST ROUND

    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7) Baghdatis 1st
    7. J Melzer (AUT) vs. [WC] D Young (USA) - (8-13) Young 2nd
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12) Jarrko 3rd
    15. I Dodig (CRO) vs. S Wawrinka (SUI) - ( 12 - 8 ) Stan 4th

    VALENCIA FIRST ROUND

    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs. [5] G Simon (FRA) - (15-7) Davydenko 5th
    24. A Bogomolov Jr. (USA) vs. [8] F Lopez (ESP) - (12-8 ) Lopez 6th
    31. S Querrey (USA) vs. E Gulbis (LAT) - (13-7) Querrey 7th
     
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    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7) - 1 Baghdatis
    6. A Seppi (ITA) vs. G Muller (LUX) - (10-10) - 2 Muller
    9. [7] A Roddick (USA) vs. T Haas (GER) - (3-34) - 3 Haas
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12) - 4 Niemenen
    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs. [5] G Simon (FRA) - (15-7) - 5 Davy
     
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    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7) Baghy 1st
    9. [7] A Roddick (USA) vs. T Haas (GER) - (3-34) Haas 2nd
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12) Nieminen 3rd
     
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    SCORING POINTS - WITH QUALIFIERS


    Qualifiers are in italics

    BASEL FIRST ROUND

    1. [1] N Djokovic (SRB) vs. X Malisse (BEL) - (3-40)
    2. [Q] T Kamke (GER) vs. [Q] L Kubot (POL) - (12-9)
    3. M Youzhny (RUS) vs. [Q] M Lammer (SUI) - (3-30)
    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7)
    5. [4] T Berdych (CZE) vs. [WC] K Nishikori (JPN) - (6-16)
    6. A Seppi (ITA) vs. G Muller (LUX) - (10-10)
    7. J Melzer (AUT) vs. [WC] D Young (USA) - (8-13)
    8. [Q] J Blake (USA) vs. [4] M Fish (USA) - (20-5)
    9. [7] A Roddick (USA) vs. T Haas (GER) - (3-34)
    10. S Giraldo (COL) vs. R Stepanek (CZE) - ( 12 - 8 )
    11. T Bellucci (BRA) vs. J Nieminen (FIN) - (8-12)
    12. P Starace (ITA) vs. [3] R Federer (SUI) - (29-3)
    13. [6] J Tipsarevic (SRB) vs. F Mayer (GER) - (9-12)
    14. M Llodra (FRA) vs. I Ljubicic (CRO) - (10-10)
    15. I Dodig (CRO) vs. S Wawrinka (SUI) - ( 12 - 8 )
    16. R Haase (NED) vs. [2] A Murray (GBR) - (28-4)

    VALENCIA FIRST ROUND

    17. [1] D Ferrer (ESP) vs. F Verdasco (ESP) - (6-17)
    18. [Q] V Pospisil (CAN) vs. J Isner (USA) - (20-5)
    19. [Q] N Mahut (FRA) vs. G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) - (12-9)
    20. N Davydenko (RUS) vs. [5] G Simon (FRA) - (15-7)
    21. [4] N Almagro (ESP) vs. [WC] J Monaco (ARG) - (6-16)
    22. [WC] D Gimeno-Traver vs. F Fognini (ITA) - (13-8 )
    23. [Q] I Kunitsyn (RUS) vs. JC Ferrero (ESP) - (10-10)
    24. A Bogomolov Jr. (USA) vs. [8] F Lopez (ESP) - (12-8 )
    25. [7] A Dolgopolov (UKR) vs. M Granollers (ESP) - (8-13)
    26. M Cilic (CRO) vs. M Raonic (CAN) - (9-11)
    27. JI Chela (ARG) vs. P Andujar (ESP) - (8-12)
    28. A Montanes (ESP) vs. [3] G Monfils (FRA) - (18-6)
    29. [6] JM Del Potro (ARG) vs. D Tursunov (RUS) - (7-14)
    30. K Anderson (RSA) vs. [Q] M Kližan (SLO) - (7-14)
    31. S Querrey (USA) vs. E Gulbis (LAT) - (13-7)
    32. [WC] J Marti (ESP) vs. [2] JW Tsonga (FRA) - (34-3)[/QUOTE]
     
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    30. K Anderson (RSA) vs. [Q] M Kližan (SLO) - (7-14) - Anderson
    31. S Querrey (USA) vs. E Gulbis (LAT) - (13-7) - Querrey
     
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    2. [Q] T Kamke (GER) vs. [Q] L Kubot (POL) - (12-9) - Kamke - 1st
    4. M Baghdatis (CYP) vs. [8] V Troicki (SRB) - (15-7) - Baghy - 2nd
    6. A Seppi (ITA) vs. G Muller (LUX) - (10-10) - Muller - 3rd
    7. J Melzer (AUT) vs. [WC] D Young (USA) - (8-13) - Young - 4th
    13. [6] J Tipsarevic (SRB) vs. F Mayer (GER) - (9-12) - Mayer - 5th
    16. R Haase (NED) vs. [2] A Murray (GBR) - (28-4) - Haase - 6th
    19. [Q] N Mahut (FRA) vs. G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) - (12-9) - Mahut - 7th
    22. [WC] D Gimeno-Traver vs. F Fognini (ITA) - (13-8 ) - Gimeno-Traver - 8th
    23. [Q] I Kunitsyn (RUS) vs. JC Ferrero (ESP) - (10-10) - Ferrero - 9th
    26. M Cilic (CRO) vs. M Raonic (CAN) - (9-11) - Cilic - 10th
     
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    Blah, also add Haas,

    9. b34 - 11th pick.
     
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