Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Third house on the left
Re: Tipping #249 Istanbul l Year-end Championships
Interview with mariusz_pol
1. Congratulations on qualifying for Year-end Tipping Championships 2013. How does it feel to have qualified?
-Thanks, I'm very happy to have qualified for this event. It's something special to be one of tippers from this forum in 2013
2. What's your name and where are you from?
Surprisingly I am Mariusz from Poland :P
3. Is this your first participation at the YEC?
-Yes, it was my first full season and it will be my first participation in YEC
4. What were your goals at the start of the season? Did you achieve any of them?
-My main goal was to qualify for YEC, it was what I wanted the most. Other goals were to do well at Grand Slams and win at least one tournament and I would say that those were also met.
5. What are your goals for this tournament?
-Of course I would like to win it but it will be very hard. Minimum for me is not to be last
6. Who do you think will win this tournament?
-Hard to say, in fact everyone can do it, but I fell that zigga and dukefan1210 will be good in Istanbul
7. What are the highlights of your Tipping year and your Tipping career overall?
-This year I won Budapest, was R-UP in Bastad and Indian Wells, best Grand Slam tournament for me was Roland Garros where I choked title and finished third. Last year in my first Tipping season I finished only once in TOP10 it was Rome where I won
8. What is your Tipping style of play (Do you like to pick a lot of upsets or do you prefer to play it safe?)
-I always pick who I think is going to win, sometimes it's upset sometimes not
9. When did you start to play Tipping and how did you find out about it?
-My first time was Indian Wells last year, I found this game by myself while exploring this forum.
10. Do you play any other game on the forum, are you successful in them as in Tipping?
-Since Eastbourne this year I started to play also other games and now I'm playing almost all but in none of them I am as good as in Tipping
11. In your opinion, what is the best game on tennis forum and why?
-Tipping always was and always will be my favourite game. I find it the best because the rules are simply and you need only to pick winner of match
12. What are some of your favorite movies?
-One of may favourites are: The Help, Pan's Labyrinth, The Hunger Games, The Reader, Les Miserables, The Pianist
13. What kind of music are you into? Which song you like the most at this moment?
-I like 70s-90s music, like Blondie, Beach Boys, Bon Jovi, Roxette, I also like film's music.
14. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
-It wasn't long time ago, but to be honest I don't remember.
15. If you were going to write a book, what would you call it and what would it be about?
-Maybe about Polish 'Złotka', I love them and haven't noticed any book about them
16. If you could try out any job for a day, what would you like to try?
-It's not a job but I would like to be a king just for one day
17. If someone were to make a movie about your life, who would you hope would play you?
-Maybe David Kross?
18. Would you rather be hated or forgotten?
-Forgotten, anything is better than being hated
19. What is the first thing you would buy if you won a 250 million dollar lottery?
-Bottle of champaign and then everything
20. Mary's father has five daughters: 1.Nana 2.Nene 3.Nini 4.Nono What is the fifth daughter's name?