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Post by Graveller » Jun Fri 30, 2017 11:05 am

Modified my team; keeping the ATP picks, but replaced two WTA players...

Pliskova is a no-brainer: she can go deep, so I picked her over Gavrilova (wo has a tough draw and was not that super in Eastbourne).

And I saw Kerber and she was playing prrobably her best tennis of 2017. So I 'll go with her (few other do so too, so this could be a winning strategy). And she replaces Venus in my team who could be affected by the car accident.
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Post by Zvezda_red » Jun Fri 30, 2017 12:14 pm

Djokovic ranked 4th, yet ranked 2nd in the draw???
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Post by Ace2Ace » Jun Fri 30, 2017 12:17 pm

that's Wimbledon. when it comes to ATP, they don't go by the ranking

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Post by Zvezda_red » Jun Fri 30, 2017 12:42 pm

no i meant why would you not rank the players as per the draw?
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Post by Ace2Ace » Jun Fri 30, 2017 12:52 pm

We know the ranking a week a head of the slam. We don't know the seed.

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Post by PeterSkan » Jul Sun 02, 2017 1:18 am

Wow - 51% of the teams have Venus. I just can't see it ... not with the current distraction.

Hope I'm wrong, though!
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Post by RandomSkan » Jul Sun 02, 2017 1:30 am

I'm in ...

I think ...

Well, sometimes I do

Whatever that means ...

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Post by Skilletsauce » Jul Sun 02, 2017 12:24 pm

<font color=brown>@ <b>PeterSkan</b>:</font>
 
Perhaps with some polarized lenses you might see a little clearer
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Post by RU90 » Jul Sun 02, 2017 1:25 pm

<font color=brown>@ <b>Ace2Ace</b>:</font>
 
Mock all you want. At least my track record, even with its restrictions, is still better than yours with WTA players. 8)

Crawford, Buyukakcay, and Ahn...LOL

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Post by djmm1962 » Jul Sun 02, 2017 7:46 pm

Emerald Slice is in it :)

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Post by Graveller » Jul Mon 03, 2017 2:37 am

Close to submission deadline , and 76 teams at the moment.
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Post by Graveller » Jul Mon 03, 2017 6:51 am

80 complete teams....

And within 90 minutes, already nine teams get a blow: Kyrgios retires after losing the first two sets:
Federex
Mauriac
Texasniteowl
Ace2Ace
Batak23
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Tunabeard
Zvezda_Red
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Post by Ace2Ace » Jul Mon 03, 2017 9:25 am

Here we go with this dude. Now I have to visit District RU90. :(

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Re:Wimbledon SKAN is here

Post by 93tennisroyalty » Jul Mon 03, 2017 9:38 am

I hope I don't regret my decision about kicking Murray out of the team. The injury cloud, as it was hyped, worried me. But he plays so well on grass. This was a hard scan; hard tournament to predict.

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Re:Wimbledon SKAN is here

Post by Graveller » Jul Mon 03, 2017 10:08 am

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"Never argue with an idiot - they take you down to their level and then beat you on experience"

"Don't wrestle with a pig: you both get dirty, but the pig actually likes it"

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