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Post by PeterSkan » Jan Wed 24, 2018 4:27 pm

@ Graveller -

Splendid analysis. Enough to make my head spin, as the SKAN rightfully should.
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Post by Graveller » Jan Wed 24, 2018 4:40 pm

ok, pretty sure it is most likely between JeMa and Borenore

spvxv is #2 but needs to make up on JeMa with a Halep (as JeMa also has a Kerber, Woz and Federer). But due to the position of Halep in Spvxv’team at #6 - ie below Kerber and Woz - the victories of Halep against those two will be less beneficial compared to Borenore where a Halep is #1... and a Borenore only trails by 3 points.

If Cilic wins the Final: JeMa wins
If Cilic reaches the Final: JeMa wins unless Halep wins; in that case, Borenore will win
If Cilic loses in the SF: JeMa wins if Kerber reaches the final.
If Cilic loses in the SF and Halep loses the final vs Woz: Borenore

Now looking at a Cilic loss in the SF and a Mertens win vs Halep in the final:
It all depends on the size of the wins of Mertens vs Woz and Halep AND the size of the win of Halep vs Kerber

A big win of Mertens vs Woz will be worst for Spvx and least for LCav. At the same time, the Halep win vs Kerber will benefit Borenore the most.
But in the Final. Borenore will suffer the most from a Halep-loss, and Spvxv the least. On top of that, Spvxv will benefit the most from each Federer in (zing Sf and F), but would suffer more from a Fed-loss too
And the bigger each of these wis, the more impact.
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Post by Graveller » Jan Wed 24, 2018 4:53 pm

So I guess Cilic losing in the SF and Mertens winning vs Halep would make it a three-horse race to the finish between Spvxv, Borenore and LCav...

So if LCav winS this Skan, it means that Mertens won the Slam.I can live with that 😂
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Post by Graveller » Jan Wed 24, 2018 5:02 pm

<font color=brown>@ <b>PeterSkan</b>:</font>
 
I love these kind of analyses of the Skan teams in the SF stage...

It really shows the importance of the place of each player in your team when the differences are small
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Post by Graveller » Jan Thu 25, 2018 4:13 am

Spvxv is still alive because Halep managed to win with the smallest difference (skan-points-wise), so he limited the damage with regard to Borenore.

But he needs two big Federer wins and a small Halep win (or if Woz wins the final, then Cilic needs to lose today).

Sorry, LCav, but no win for you: You cannot make up any points on Borenore anymore.
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Re:The 2018 Aussie Skan is here

Post by 93tennisroyalty » Jan Thu 25, 2018 3:28 pm

I'm happy to be top 5 atm

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Post by PeterSkan » Jan Fri 26, 2018 10:45 am

@Ace -

Please see my PM re the SKAN.
go firmly to the window
and listen with deep emotion,
but not with the whining, the pleas of the coward;
listen-your final pleasure-to the voices,
to the exquisite music of that strange procession

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Post by Ace2Ace » Jan Fri 26, 2018 11:10 am

<font color=brown>@ <b>PeterSkan</b>:</font>
 Replied. All is good.

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Post by djmm1962 » Jan Fri 26, 2018 8:32 pm

Ace2Ace wrote:My worse Skan ever... I want to erase it from memory.
Hello French Open !!! :)
DITTO!!

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Post by Spvxv0 » Jan Sat 27, 2018 11:51 am

Hello everyone!!! Have I already won or is there a chance JeMa can win if Fed loses to Cilic?

This will be my 2nd win if I win. Won the US open contest 2-3yrs ago I think.

Awesome!!!

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Post by PeterSkan » Jan Sat 27, 2018 12:07 pm

Hello everyone!!! Have I already won or is there a chance JeMa can win if Fed loses to Cilic?

This will be my 2nd win if I win. Won the US open contest 2-3yrs ago I think.

Awesome!!!
It certainly seems to me anticlimactic, if not premature, to post medals before the event is done. Not only that, but I think you're right. The 210 Victory points [not to mention 31 quality points] JeMa would get with a Cilic victory would bump him/her past the other three. JeMa also has Fed, so there's a minor domination point element but I agree with you ... a Cilic victory should boost JeMa to the top.

Or is there something I'm missing.

Graveller, what's your take?
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Post by PeterSkan » Jan Sat 27, 2018 1:14 pm

Anyway, here are the highlights from the SKAN semi's:

Catching up to the semi's ... all said and done. Highlights ....

*Still a four-way race between Spvxv0 [2307 pts], Borenore 2 [2301 pts] Laughing Cavalier [2279 pts] and Jema [2277 pts], jostling for position.

*Laughing Cavalier still has all three of his WTA players left [Kerber Wozniacki Halep]. Impressive

*Windsongs' "The Super Team" leads Domination points with 915.

*41 teams have Woz, 27 have Halep. On the men's side, 75 of 91 teams have Roger, but only 3 have Cilic:

4th place JeMa has Marin as his #5 seed
10th place tennisroyalty93 has Marin as #3 seed
62nd place Brens has Marin as the #3 seed

Which tier did you find yourself in?

1. [top 10]: "Monopoly"
2. [next 27]: "Stock Ticker"
3. [next 27]: "Trivial Pursuit"
4. [bottom 27]: "Old Maid"
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Re:The 2018 Aussie Skan is here

Post by Graveller » Jan Sat 27, 2018 1:34 pm

<font color=brown>@ <b>PeterSkan</b>:</font>
 
Spot-on analysis: Cilic/Federe is the decider between JeMaand Sovxv.

I expected Borenore instead of Spvxv, but the fact that Halep only won one game more than Kerber in three sets, and Won won in straights vs Mertens, + Federe leading 11-3 when Chung retired (a litvof points for Federer)resulted in a marginal gain for Borenore.
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Re:The 2018 Aussie Skan is here

Post by Ace2Ace » Jan Sun 28, 2018 11:34 pm

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Post by Spvxv0 » Jan Mon 29, 2018 2:40 am

THANK YOU!!!! My 2nd win in 5 years. I debated big time switching between Svitolina and Halep. Made the right decision in the end to go with Caroline, Halep & Kerber.

This contest added some much needed excitement for me since I was missing Serena.

Thanks Scan!!

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