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2009 OFFICIAL FRENCH OPEN THREAD - ATP
« on: May 15, 2009, 03:03:56 PM »
1 Nadal, Rafael ESP 1
2.Federer, Roger SUI 2
3 Djokovic, Novak SRB 3
4 Murray, Andy GBR 4
5 Del Potro, Juan Martin ARG 5
6 Roddick, Andy USA 6
7 Simon, Gilles FRA 7
8 Verdasco, Fernando ESP 8
9 Davydenko, Nikolay RUS 9
10 Monfils, Gael FRA 10
11 Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried FRA 11
12 Ferrer, David ESP 12
13 Gonzalez, Fernando CHI 13
14 Robredo, Tommy ESP 14
OUT 15 Nalbandian, David ARG 15
16 Wawrinka, Stanislas SUI 16
17 Blake, James USA 17
18 Cilic, Marin CRO 18
19 Stepanek, Radek CZE 19
20 Almagro, Nicolas ESP 20
21 Safin, Marat RUS 21
22 Andreev, Igor RUS 22
23 Gasquet, Richard FRA 23
24 Soderling, Robin SWE 24
25 Berdych, Tomas CZE 25
26 Karlovic, Ivo CRO 26
27 Tursunov, Dmitry RUS 27
28 Fish, Mardy USA 28
29 Schuettler, Rainer GER 29
30 Kiefer, Nicolas GER 30
31 Melzer, Jurgen AUT 31
32 Lopez, Feliciano ESP 32
33 Ancic, Mario CRO 33
34 Kohlschreiber, Philipp GER 34
35 Hanescu, Victor ROU 35
36 Montanes, Albert ESP 36
37 Kunitsyn, Igor RUS 37
38 Troicki, Viktor SRB 38
39 Mathieu, Paul-Henri FRA 39
40 Seppi, Andreas ITA 40
41 Bolelli, Simone ITA 41
42 Gulbis, Ernests LAT 42
43 Chardy, Jeremy FRA 43
44 Serra, Florent FRA 44
45 Querrey, Sam USA 45
46 Acasuso, Jose ARG 46
47 Benneteau, Julien FRA 47
48 Gicquel, Marc FRA 48
49 Vassallo Arguello, Martin ARG 49
50 Nieminen, Jarkko FIN 50
OUT Moya, Carlos ESP 51
52 Santoro, Fabrice FRA 52
53 Schwank, Eduardo ARG 53
54 Granollers, Marcel ESP 54
55 Chela, Juan Ignacio ARG @54
56 Lu, Yen-Hsun TPE 55
57 Tipsarevic, Janko SRB 56
58 Hewitt, Lleyton AUS 57
59 Clement, Arnaud FRA 58
60 Sela, Dudi ISR 59
61 Monaco, Juan ARG 60
62 Devilder, Nicolas FRA 61
63 Rochus, Christophe BEL 62
64 Hernych, Jan CZE 63
65 Bellucci, Thomaz BRA 64
66 Hernandez, Oscar ESP 65
67 Koubek, Stefan AUT @65
68 Ljubicic, Ivan CRO 66
69 Reynolds, Bobby USA 67
70 Ginepri, Robby USA 68
71 Gabashvili, Teimuraz RUS 69
72 Phau, Bjorn GER 70
73 Gil, Frederico POR 71
74 Korolev, Evgeny RUS 72
75 Garcia-Lopez, Guillermo ESP 73
76 Petzschner, Philipp GER 74
77 Ferrero, Juan Carlos ESP 75
78 Youzhny, Mikhail RUS 76
79 Odesnik, Wayne USA 77
80 Gonzalez, Maximo ARG 78
81 Zverev, Mischa GER 79
82 Junqueira, Diego ARG 80
83 Haas, Tommy GER 81
84 Kendrick, Robert USA 82
85 Calleri, Agustin ARG 83
86 Gimeno-Traver, Daniel ESP 84
87 Muller, Gilles LUX 85
88 Llodra, Michael FRA 86
89 Massu, Nicolas CHI 87
90 Capdeville, Paul CHI 88
91 Beck, Andreas GER 89
92 Andujar, Pablo ESP 90
93 Starace, Potito ITA 91
94 Vliegen, Kristof BEL 92
95 Gremelmayr, Denis GER 93
96 Nishikori, Kei JPN 94
97 Minar, Ivo CZE 95
98 Martin, Alberto ESP 96
99 Navarro, Ivan ESP 97
100 Lapentti, Nicolas ECU 98
101 Roitman, Sergio ARG 99
102 Istomin, Denis UZB 100
103 Pavel, Andrei ROU @100
104 Baghdatis, Marcos CYP 101
105 (Q)
106 (Q)
107 (Q)
108 (Q)
109 (Q)
110 (Q)
111 (Q)
112 (Q)
113 (Q)
114 (Q)
115 (Q)
116 (Q)
117 (Q)
118 (Q)
119 (Q)
120 (Q)
121 (WC)
122 (WC)
123 (WC)
124 (WC)
125 (WC)
126 (WC)
127 (WC) TBA (USTA)
128 (WC) TBA (TA)

Alternates
1 Darcis, Steve BEL 102
2 Koellerer, Daniel AUT 103
3 Kim, Kevin USA 104
4 Golubev, Andrey KAZ 105
5 Dabul, Brian ARG 106
6 Mayer, Leonardo ARG 107
7 Fognini, Fabio ITA 108
8 Spadea, Vincent USA 109
9 Berrer, Michael GER 110
10 Daniel, Marcos BRA 111
11 Dancevic, Frank CAN 112
12 Greul, Simon GER 113
13 Ramirez Hidalgo, Ruben ESP 114
14 Canas, Guillermo ARG 115
15 Crivoi, Victor ROU 116
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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2009, 04:24:55 PM »
Wildcards for:
ISNER
TOMIC
MANNARINO
OUANNA
RECOUDERC
GAUDIO
RUFFIN
SIDORENKO

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2009, 04:27:45 PM »
Wildcards for:
ISNER
TOMIC
MANNARINO
OUANNA
RECOUDERC
GAUDIO
RUFFIN
SIDORENKO

Did Babbs see that? :))

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2009, 04:48:08 PM »
Wildcards for:
ISNER
TOMIC
MANNARINO
OUANNA
RECOUDERC
GAUDIO
RUFFIN
SIDORENKO

WTF? THat must be some deal between US and French Tennis Federations but Isner! What's the point? Do the US have nobody more likely to win a match on clay than him? Same for Tomic, but I know the Aussies have nobody. What about Levine, Young, Jenkins et al. Even Taylor Dent. Just on clay, anyone but Isner!

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2009, 04:52:49 PM »
Yeah, WC for Isner the clay god
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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2009, 04:54:44 PM »
There is a 'deal' between the French and US Federations... but I guess it was the US's decision to give it to ISNER.

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2009, 05:36:24 PM »
I don't remember where I read it, but they gave the Americans assigned the wild cards based on a clay court "Get a FO Wild Card Kids!" tourney they had (on green clay, because red was too messy).  Isner won, and so the story goes. 

EDIT:  Here it is, via the magical google machine box - http://www.tennis.com/news/news.aspx?id=172166
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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2009, 06:17:39 PM »
Isner will win RG this year!

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2009, 06:40:34 PM »
Isner will win RG this year!

Nadal has no chance v Isner :)) :rofl_2:

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2009, 06:48:08 PM »
Isner will win RG this year!

RG junior he might have a chance indeed.

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2009, 07:06:03 PM »
Isner will win RG this year!

Nadal has no chance v Isner :)) :rofl_2:

Isner movement is up there with Rafa; what give the match away to Isner is the serve and nerve of steal!

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2009, 09:06:14 PM »
 :yahoo:  the best GS  :))
Can't wait for it to start


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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2009, 10:06:36 PM »
Wildcards for:
ISNER
TOMIC
MANNARINO
OUANNA
RECOUDERC
GAUDIO
RUFFIN
SIDORENKO

Did Babbs see that? :))

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2009, 10:12:03 PM »
I don't remember where I read it, but they gave the Americans assigned the wild cards based on a clay court "Get a FO Wild Card Kids!" tourney they had (on green clay, because red was too messy).  Isner won, and so the story goes. 

EDIT:  Here it is, via the magical google machine box - http://www.tennis.com/news/news.aspx?id=172166


Thanks Cowboy, I hadn't heard that. I thought Odesnik might get the WC.
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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2009, 01:19:05 AM »
what are your thoughts about the proposal for the development of Roland Garros?
Pam, can you give us details, new Court Central in another location 500 meters away from the current one, with a roof.
no time yet to see the project in links on internet, seems they need the approval of the city council.   
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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2009, 05:47:40 AM »
what are your thoughts about the proposal for the development of Roland Garros?
Pam, can you give us details, new Court Central in another location 500 meters away from the current one, with a roof.
no time yet to see the project in links on internet, seems they need the approval of the city council.   


Everything (+ a video) is on this link:
http://www.fft.fr/filinfos/default.asp?ID=4933

The project was chosen 2 days ago:

- In the new complex, there will be 3 courts: one main court (with the roof) (14600 seats) and 2 annexes (1500 and 700 seats).
- We dont' know yet how we can go from the former complex to the new one...the idea of a tramway is contemplated...or maybe there will just be a "gate"...
-The roof can be opened in 5 minutes, and it is labelled high environmental quality (photovoltaic cells, etc.)  (they say...)
- The inclination of the grandstand will allow the sun to enlighten the court directly from 9 a.m to 19 a.m (so I suppose there won't be too much shadow...)

All of this is scheduled for 2012 (the new main court AND the 2 annexes will have a roof by 2012 normally)

But they first need to obtain the building construct.


And last information: the current central court (Philippe Chatrier) will have a roof in 2011.



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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2009, 09:36:28 AM »
When will they release the draw?
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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2009, 09:38:52 AM »
When will they release the draw?

On Friday the 22nd.

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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #18 on: May 17, 2009, 12:02:22 AM »
You can remove #23 from the entry list. :\



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Re: Roland Garros
« Reply #19 on: May 17, 2009, 12:04:07 AM »
You can remove #23 from the entry list. :\

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