The April Clay Court Season: Nadal, Djokovic, Federer, and more...

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Who will claim the most points in April?

Poll closed May 5, 2010.
  1. Roger Federer

    21.2%
  2. Novak Djokovic

    9.6%
  3. Rafael Nadal

    50.0%
  4. Andy Murray

    5.8%
  5. Juan Martin del Potro

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Nikolay Davydenko

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Robin Soderling

    3.8%
  8. Andy Roddick :P

    3.8%
  9. Gonzalez, Ferrer or Ferrero

    3.8%
  10. Other

    1.9%
  1. djokovicgonzalez2010

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    It would be nice if this could be stickied :)

    Here is the clay court season. This thread is intended for discussion of the events that are in it. Who do you think will win them?

    Casablanca (http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=320728)
    ATP 250; Clay; Defending: Juan Carlos Ferrero WILL NOT DEFEND TITLE

    Top 8 Players: Wawrinka, Hanescu, Garcia-Lopez, Kubot, Gasquet, O. Rochus, Serra, Gruel
    Top 8: 0 Top 16: 0 Top 32: 1
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    Houston (http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=319521)
    ATP 250; Clay; Defending: Lleyton Hewitt

    Top 8 Players: Gonzalez, Isner, Querrey, Hewitt, Karlovic, Korolev, Zeballos, Cuevas
    Top 8: 0 Top 16: 1 Top 32: 5
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    Monte Carlo (http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=321085)
    ATP Masters 1000; Clay; Defending: Rafael Nadal

    Top 8 players: Djokovic, Nadal, Murray (WC), del Potro, Soderling, Cilic, Tsonga, Verdasco
    Top 8: 5 Top 16: 10 Top 32: 24
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    Barcelona (Thread not yet created)
    ATP 500; Clay; Defending: Rafael Nadal

    Top 8 players: Nadal, del Potro, Davydenko, Soderling, F. Gonzalez, Tsonga, Ferrero, Ferrer
    Top 8: 4 Top 16: 7 Top 32: 18
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    Rome (Thread not yet created)
    ATP Masters 1000; Clay; Defending: Rafael Nadal

    Top 8 players: Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Murray, del Potro, Davydenko, Soderling, Roddick
    Top 8: 8 Top 16: 16 Top 32: 31
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    If there is a good response to this one, I will make one for May too
     
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    Oh come on, post :cry:
     
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  3. GasquetGOAT

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    I want to know if Fed will play Monte Carlo the last minute, hope he does.
     
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    Murray is scheduled to play Barca
     
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    Nadal's got a lot of support
     
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  9. borg number one

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    I think Nadal will have the best results during the clay court season and I think he's likely to add FO #5.
     
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  10. swordtennis

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    garcia lopez
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    Nadal
     
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    Good work djokovicgonzalez2010.

    Nice to see Delpo and Davydenko back. Two claycourt heavyweights.
     
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    Thanks for the thread....makes life easy!
     
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    Is Del Potro coming back for Monte Carlo?
     
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    Houston: ORDER OF PLAY - APRIL 5, 2010
    Stadium Court - Start 12:00 noon
    Xavier Malisse (BEL) & Michael Russell (USA) vs (WC) Ryan Harrison (USA) & Donald Young
    QUALIFYING (1) Kevin Anderson (RSA) vs (7) Alex Kuznetsov
    (WC) Jerzy Janowicz (POL) vs Wayne Odesnik (USA)
    Not Before 6 p.m.
    Eric Butorac (USA) & Rajeev Ram (USA) vs (2) Mardy Fish (USA) & Mark Knowles (BAH)
    Dudi Sela (ISR) vs Jesse Levine (USA)

    Court 3 - Start 11:00 a.m.
    QUALIFYING (3) Michael Yani (USA) vs (5) Ryan Sweeting (USA)
    Martin Damm (CZE) & Filip Polasek (SVK) vs Evgeny Korolev (KAZ) & Frank Moser (GER)
    Blaz Kavcic (SLO) vs Denis Istomin (UZB)

    Court 7 - Start 11:00 a.m.
    QUALIFYING (2) Somdev Devvarman (IND) vs Nick Lindahl (AUS)
    QUALIFYING Conor Niland (IRL) vs Alex Bogomolov Jr. (USA)

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  17. All-rounder

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    Whats the update on Davydenko and Del potro??
     
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    del Potro is listed for Monte Carlo.
    Davydenko will not play Monte Carlo, is listed for Barcelona
     
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    Praying to all Gods for this
     
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    This thread should be bumped. The more i think about it, this next couple of months on clay is super exciting.

    Will Rafa finally win a tourny or is he still really that fragile?

    Who will beat Rafa? Djokovivc this time finally?

    Will Del Potro show up and blow everybody off the court?

    Will we get Rafa vs Soderling, the revenge rematch?

    Can Roger emulate his '09 season?

    Will Rafa and Roger meet in another final?

    Will Roddick actually win a match?

    Will Rafa think twice about pink shirts?

    Will anyone actually care about Casablanca?
     
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  22. P_Agony

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    Can Nadal gain ANY points? Isn't he defending champion in MC, Barcelona and Rome, and a finalist in Madrid? Federer can gain a few if he plays MC and not lose early this time, and he has to defend a Rome SF and the Madrid title. Djoko has a lot to defend as well, reaching 2 finals and 1 SF, so the only one left who can gain a lot is Murray.
     
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  23. joeri888

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    Too bad Ferrero doesn't defend Casablanca. Want him to make top 10 :(
     
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    Hard to say since Nadal is probably going to win a lot but he can't gain any points. Maybe there'll be someone else who will have consistent success.. but I think it will go like last year, except Djokovic isn't going to reach so many finals and Nadal may not win every tournament this time.
     
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  25. Dutch-Guy

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    He'll gain 400 points if he wins Madrid(was finalist last year).
     
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