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PersephoneDisco
Jul 23rd, 2009, 09:50 PM
Thanks Ad Out!

It was a good interview :)

vanúss
Jul 23rd, 2009, 09:54 PM
Jean-Paul Marat :haha::haha:

Thx Ad-out ;)

camilia
Jul 23rd, 2009, 10:27 PM
Thanks for the article, that was one long interview :)

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:15 PM
I just polled 10 people on who's cuter, Marat or Ronaldo. They all picked Marat. :sobbing:

lilimi
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:20 PM
I just polled 10 people on who's cuter, Marat or Ronaldo. They all picked Marat. :sobbing:
at least you have CR just for you :lol:
to me christiano just looks soo arrogant. he looks like a spoiled child.
verdasco has a similar look but he looks cuter and nice :hearts: not like CR :o
marat is the sexiest by far :drool:

camilia
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:22 PM
I just polled 10 people on who's cuter, Marat or Ronaldo. They all picked Marat. :sobbing:

Why did you ask 10 people, you should've asked us and you'd have got the same answer:p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:24 PM
CR is like marmite, you either hate him or love him...most people hate him :angel:

vanúss
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:36 PM
Marat by far :angel:

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:36 PM
at least you have CR just for you :lol:
to me christiano just looks soo arrogant. he looks like a spoiled child.
verdasco has a similar look but he looks cuter and nice :hearts: not like CR :o
marat is the sexiest by far :drool:

you are too funny. :lol: that's exactly what a couple of my friends said when I asked them. they said he looks like he's full of himself. they're right. :o

and i had a thing for verdasco after his Aussie Open with nadal but that wore off rather quickly.

p.s. where is enchantrezz? i haven't seen her font in a while.

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 24th, 2009, 08:41 PM
Why did you ask 10 people, you should've asked us and you'd have got the same answer:p

I was trying to get 10 un-biased opinions. :p

CR is like marmite, you either hate him or love him...most people hate him :angel:

please shoot me now...marmite...i haven't heard that name in yeeeeeears. :sobbing:

camilia
Jul 24th, 2009, 09:16 PM
p.s. where is enchantrezz? i haven't seen her font in a while.

I was wondering about that too, I mean first she disappeared for a while then came back shortly and now she disappeared again:confused:

I was trying to get 10 un-biased opinions. :p



please shoot me now...marmite...i haven't heard that name in yeeeeeears. :sobbing:

What:eek: are you saying we are biased, how dare you :p :haha:

Dinayer
Jul 24th, 2009, 11:35 PM
I just polled 10 people on who's cuter, Marat or Ronaldo. They all picked Marat. :sobbing:

Marat forever :hearts:

Ashi
Jul 25th, 2009, 05:36 AM
Always Marat:hearts: CR doesnt hold a candle to him;)

nikeshirtoffug
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:02 PM
:lol:

xh3V-zHO99M



My favorite Marat racquet toss video doesn't even show him that much.

1SI54sLWQ9o

Something about the teenage goobers laughing and Dmitry cracking a smile (okay, the fact that he's shirtless doesn't hurt) gets me every time.

PersephoneDisco
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:09 PM
The teen goobers + foul language makes the vid :lol:

Dinayer
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:11 PM
Marat :rolls:

vanúss
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:23 PM
:haha: awesome !
I'm sure he's gonna get a lot of rackets as gifts in the years to come " Hey marat it's for you...can you smash it now ? " :hearts: :lol:

vanúss
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:49 PM
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/224050-message-to-safin-show-us-your-magic-one-more-time/poll_results#poll

Message to Marat Safin: Show Us Your Magic One More Time

It is fitting that Marat Safin, the last of a dying breed of tempestuous and eccentric entertainers on the Professional tennis circuit, will play his last precious hours of Grand-Slam tennis at this year's U.S. Open.

It is fitting because, held both prior to and after Labor Day weekend, the U.S. Open always brings with it a touch of nostalgia.

Much like what is left of Safin's breathtaking natural ability on the tennis court, early September in New York reminds us that the summer is finally slipping away, and that soon all we'll have left is photographs plastered dolefully into scrapbooks, and fading memories of what was and what might have been.

What would make this summer especially sad for Safin fans, and for tennis in general, is another uninspired performance by the imposing 6'4" Russian who has always been long on talent, but to his detriment, almost fatally short on patience.

Dubbed "The Magical Misery Tour" by tennis.com's Tom Perrotta, Safin's farewell performance in 2009 has been morose at best.

The 29-year-old has been content to leave the big-time tennis to his kid sister, compiling an anemic 7-12 record and performing progressively worse in each Slam that he has appeared in.

But don't let the results fool you. The enigmatic Russian can still play (his run to the 2008 Wimbledon Semi's is proof) when he feels like it. The question this summer, as the American Slam approaches, will be more about Safin's desire to play than his ability to do so.

That is why I am sending this heartfelt message to Marat, in the hopes that he might shelve his jaded persona for a few weeks at the end of this summer.

If not for himself, then maybe for his little sister who I'm sure wouldn't mind being reminded of just how pristine her bloodlines are.

And if not for Dinara, then how about for us, the fans and journalists who've been rooting for you for the better part of 10 years, in spite of your painfully obvious indifference for the tour.

Please, Marat (I will get down on my knees if it helps), play this last Grand Slam like you mean it. Play it with heart and soul and focus, and most of all, patience.

I'm not asking you to repeat what you did in 2000, when you trampled over the legend Pete Sampras like he was a mere speed bump on your way to the No. 1 Ranking.

I'm not even asking that you do what you did last year at Wimbledon when you upset Novak Djokovic on your way to an improbable run all the way to the semis.

I'm just asking that you play the sport like you love the sport, because there is no way in hell that you don't love it...nobody plays tennis with the flair and power that you do if they don't love it.

Marat, I'm begging you, and I think I speak for all true tennis fans when I say this: Get that one foot that has been hanging out the door for most of 2009 and put it back on the tennis court.

Channel that fiery temper of yours into something positive. Make it to the second week and who knows what might happen?

Please Marat, play the 2009 U.S. Open like it will be your last, because this time it really will be.



Ok now i'm depressed :sad: i was fine in March but in July i'm not anymore :lol:

Ashi
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:56 PM
This thread is becoming painful for me:crying2:, but i keep coming here, well we marat fans are suckers for pain ainnit? :rolleyes:

camilia
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:00 PM
Yes plz play like you mean it:sobbing:

DS.Fan.
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:04 PM
Marat:bigcry:

vanúss
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:12 PM
Sucker for pain INDEED !!!

I'm reading the comments of the article and this one is great :

Safin has that natural ability to draw people. Something in that...... I dont know, is it his phisique, attitude, flair or whatever, you just want to see him play good regardless of whom you root for in the primary case. I guess the feeling that we dont see what we 'deserve' to see from him on constant basis has left us with unfulfilled desire. Thats why we go on to beg him to play with the 'mood'. he doesnt really need to be the most calculative, just go with the moment with full heart and you see what happens. Numerous times we have seen miserable outings in recent years from Marat, yet he is believed by the tennis mainstream media as a man who can triumph over 'any' man - and any literally means any- on his day. So Marat please do justice to all those pleas and show that desire for one last time. I promise you No one will care about the records and stats about your career once you are gone as those will be mere jokes, but just that lasting impression only you could produce. ill be waiting eagerly for this US open

He really can beat anyone ! That's why nobody cares about his ranking , he's Marat Safin he can bring anyone down when he truly wants it . That's why i'm still daring to hope for him to shine one more time in the months to come...

Ashi
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:29 PM
My favorite Marat racquet toss video doesn't even show him that much.

1SI54sLWQ9o

Oh Shizz!:spit: It sounded like a bomb exploded!:timebomb:

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 12:56 AM
One of the main reason why i love him so much :

Marat Safin climbing in Himalaya
LseMT-grALM

Aleksandrina
Jul 27th, 2009, 01:27 AM
:hearts:

Queen's Club

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2639/3759919624_0c046a135a_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2583/3759121275_73bcc0a7f0_b.jpg

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 27th, 2009, 02:21 AM
One of the main reason why i love him so much :

Marat Safin climbing in Himalaya
LseMT-grALM

wow, where did you find this gem? :eek:

Ashi
Jul 27th, 2009, 03:22 AM
Thanks Vane!:) I had seen this vid earlier, absoluetly wonderful:hearts:, but i had seen it on a russian site. Didnt know it was on youube.

Ashi
Jul 27th, 2009, 03:23 AM
Thanks Vane!:) I had seen this vid earlier, absoluetly wonderful:hearts:, but i had seen it on a russian site. Didnt know it was on youtube.

Irina123
Jul 27th, 2009, 05:57 AM
wow, where did you find this gem? :eek:
it was 'stolen' from Marat's freind's personal site.

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:07 PM
Is it right to hope for a livestream of Marat match against Sampras followed by his Doubles one ?

By the way i just read that apparently Marat proposed to his GF :tape:

makini
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:13 PM
Is it right to hope for a livestream of Marat match against Sampras followed by his Doubles one ?

By the way i just read that apparently Marat proposed to his GF :tape:

:eek: Where did you read that?

Irina123
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:22 PM
By the way i just read that apparently Marat proposed to his GF :tape:
Don't worry. It's old "news" and it was just another tabloid's lie ;)
In fact it's most likely they have broke up half year ago already :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:17 PM
great little site

http://fuckyeahmaratsafin.tumblr.com/tagged/wee!marat

I've never seen the second to last photo before :awww:

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:21 PM
Thanks !
i've seen the ones with dinara and their parents but never saw the ones of Marat as a baby/kid :angel:
i really love the last one with Dinara on his back :hearts: i wish we could see them interact with each other more ofter...damn i miss the Hopman cup :(

:lol: @ "when they were young and innocent "

camilia
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:30 PM
One of the main reason why i love him so much :

Marat Safin climbing in Himalaya
LseMT-grALM

Marat :drool: Great find Vanessa :yeah:

camilia
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:36 PM
great little site

http://fuckyeahmaratsafin.tumblr.com/tagged/wee!marat

I've never seen the second to last photo before :awww:

me neither so cute :awww:

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:41 PM
After second round loss at Kremlin Cup.
Q: Why have you lost your confidence?
A: I have lost my confidence because I keep losing.
Q: Why do you keep losing?
A: Because I have lost my confidence.

:haha: There's only in the Safin's familly that they can make journalists sounds extremely dumb ! :p

http://3.media.tumblr.com/pb04SWeTJq9gdwu1aMg64m8Qo1_500.jpg

Can he let his hair grow again ?! I love his curly hair :hearts:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:42 PM
I don't get why Dina doesn't have a little curl to her hair :p

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:48 PM
All about Drama in the Safin's Familly :rolleyes:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01397/safina_1397144c.jpg
http://14.media.tumblr.com/pb04SWeTJpxbnwdruUdI5GPho1_500.jpg

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:52 PM
:haha:

Ecstasy on clay [sighs]

camilia
Jul 27th, 2009, 08:54 PM
All about Drama in the Safin's Familly :rolleyes:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/01397/safina_1397144c.jpg
http://14.media.tumblr.com/pb04SWeTJpxbnwdruUdI5GPho1_500.jpg

love it :haha:

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:00 PM
“Then there’s the matter of that coaching vacancy. I can’t understand it. You get to spend 24 hours a day around me. That should be hard to resist, shouldn’t it?”


hard to resist indeed :lol:

“I’m not fighting with myself. Oh, my God. That’s how I am. You know, the story of the hippo? The hippo comes to the monkey and said, listen, I’m not a hippo. So, he paint himself like a zebra. He said but he’s still a hippo. He said but look at you, you’re painted like a zebra but you are a hippo. So then he goes, you know, like I want be a little parrot. So, he put the colours on him and he comes to the monkey and said but, sorry, you are a hippo. So, in the end, you know, he comes and said I’m happy to be a hippo. This is who I am. So, I have to be who I am and he’s happy being a hippo.”

- Marat Safin, happy to be a hippo


:spit:

Nina.
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:21 PM
“Then there’s the matter of that coaching vacancy. I can’t understand it. You get to spend 24 hours a day around me. That should be hard to resist, shouldn’t it?”

that's a fantastic quote :haha: and so true ;)

tejmeglekvßr
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:44 PM
I don't get why Dina doesn't have a little curl to her hair :p

don't tease me. my kryptonite. :sobbing:

redsonja
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:45 PM
I don't get why Dina doesn't have a little curl to her hair :p

She does. Check the bottom of her braid in the infamous Madrid picture. :p

http://i25.tinypic.com/2cyhdvq.jpg

It's just that her hair is so long that the curl gets weighted out. Come on, Maz, this is Girl Hair 101. :lol:

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:46 PM
:haha: love your choice of picture

redsonja
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:48 PM
:haha: love your choice of picture

My brain is on overload today, and it was the only one I could think of off the top of my head where it's really obvious. :p I mean, I also think it's pretty obvious in Maz's own sig pic, but she was clearly missing it there. ;)

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:50 PM
Oh dear God RS, I think I've never bothered to check the bottom half of the pic, my eyes are just locked at their faces :p

She has really fine hair while Marat has like ringlets if he's not too careful and I'm always surprised she doesn't have an annoying curl on the side that no kirby grip can pull back into place :lol:

I didn't take Girl Hair 101! :sobbing: My mum had two styles for me, the 'I look like a Boy' style and the 'Rapunzel look' :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:55 PM
My brain is on overload today, and it was the only one I could think of off the top of my head where it's really obvious. :p I mean, I also think it's pretty obvious in Maz's own sig pic, but she was clearly missing it there. ;)

Hey! :D
I have slightly kinky hair but it's not curly by any stretch of the imagination :p I just thought seeing as Marat has full on ringlets, Dina's hair should be rather wavey at the least, plus she always plaits it so it befuddles me :p

redsonja
Jul 27th, 2009, 09:59 PM
Well, who knows what her hair would do if she cut it as short as Marat's? :shrug: (And no, Dina, I do not want to find out, thankyouverymuch :p) Or what his would do if it was as long as hers (again...) I think hers pretty obviously has some wave to it, but when she gets it blown out, it's totally straight.

(My hair was super curly when I was little, and now has just enough wave left in it to be really annoying. :ras: )

vanúss
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:06 PM
http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090727/SPORTS/90727019/1002



Tennis exhibition date changed, Agassi now scheduled to play Safin

ASHEVILLE Ś The tennis exhibition scheduled Aug. 6 between Marat Safin and Nivak Djokovic at the Asheville Civic Center has been cancelled.
Instead, Safin will appear in an exhibition on Aug. 28 at the Civic Center against eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi.
Safin, formerly ranked No. 1 in the world, has won two grand Slam titles. Agassi, 39, retired in 2006 having won 60 men's tour championships.

ôWe are honored to have such tennis greats as Andre and Marat play the very first Grand Slam Asheville,ö said Brian Woods, the eventĺs promoter and a local sports agent. ôThis will be Andreĺs first exhibition match against an active player since his retirement and the biggest tennis exhibition of the year.ö

Tickets purchased for August 6 will be honored on August 28, or refunds can be obtained from the original point of purchase. Tickets for the Aug. 28 exhibition are on sale now through Ticketmaster and at the Civic Center box office. Prices for Grand Slam Asheville range from $49 to $200.
For VIP ticket packages, contact Alicia Kramer at (404) 433-1088.
In a preliminary match, Roberson high senior MayaBlue Stauffer MacDowell is scheduled to play women's tour player Ashley Harkleroad, a 25-year-old tour player since 2000. Harkleroad, who has been ranked as high as 39th in the world, does not have a tour victory.


After Sampras tonight , Agassi next !
Hopefully we'll get to see this one :rolleyes:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:16 PM
Nivak? :spit:

thanks vane!

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:17 PM
the very first marat safin picture that I ever saved to my computer. it was also my desktop/screensaver for a while. :sobbing:

lilimi
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:35 PM
i loved that picture!
but i think it's too early to start bringing bacck old stuff like that, he's not retired...yet :bigcry:

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:38 PM
i loved that picture!
but i think it's too early to start bringing bacck old stuff like that, he's not retired...yet :bigcry:

actually i'm trying to fall back in lust love with him for the next six months...that's why I'm looking at all my old pics in an attempt to rekindle the spark. :p :haha:

lilimi
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:48 PM
maybe this will help you :
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3175/2574138070_8aa3d78b45.jpg

lilimi
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:49 PM
btw, i've always thought marat's abs are not totally flat...he has a little belly too :awww:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:52 PM
See it's the Safin belly, both Marat and Dina have it, it's genetic :p

Plus they both have the most unfortunate belly button :lol:

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 27th, 2009, 11:04 PM
btw, i've always thought marat's abs are not totally flat...he has a little belly too :awww:

hmmmm...maybe it runs in the family. i don't see marat being a big workout kind of guy. i wonder how he stays in shape.

redsonja
Jul 27th, 2009, 11:22 PM
See it's the Safin belly, both Marat and Dina have it, it's genetic :p
They both also have terrible posture. I have a feeling the two are related. :p

Plus they both have the most unfortunate belly button :lol:
They do have an unfortunate belly button. It's kind of funny. :lol:

Aleksandrina
Jul 28th, 2009, 12:40 PM
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: Marat Safin is congratulated by tournament honoree Pete Sampras after the Millennium Challenge during the LA Tennis Open Day 1 at Los Angeles Tennis Center - UCLA on July 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Safin defeated Sampras 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.

http://i017.radikal.ru/0907/60/fe7317298bf7.jpg

http://i042.radikal.ru/0907/02/2b0e0d2c3c94.jpg

PersephoneDisco
Jul 28th, 2009, 12:48 PM
HE WON 2 STRAIGHT MATCHES!!! :bounce:

:hearts:

nikeshirtoffug
Jul 28th, 2009, 01:05 PM
And apparently played well in both. :eek:

This will all crash later today, I'm sure. :)

Of course my thought of the week that he's in LA and someone is traveling to LA this week. If he'd last a couple matches you know Dinara would show up to see him. Of course Marat lasting a couple of matches is.....doubtful. :(

PersephoneDisco
Jul 28th, 2009, 01:15 PM
Yeah, let's take his victories with a pinch of salt seeing as he's such a beautiful mess :p
Dina :awww: She'd want to watch Marat. Let's hope she arrives in LA soon and he happens to stick around (either in dubs or singles would be all good Marat :p)

vanúss
Jul 28th, 2009, 01:17 PM
And apparently played well in both. :eek:

This will all crash later today, I'm sure. :)

Of course my thought of the week that he's in LA and someone is traveling to LA this week. If he'd last a couple matches you know Dinara would show up to see him. Of course Marat lasting a couple of matches is.....doubtful. :(

Marat winning two matches in a row is pretty :eek:
I share your though nikeshirtoffug , she's going to LA today so maybe with the time difference she can even go see her brother play tonight...But that would be better if Marat can win his match tonight against Ginepri who just won last week...Yeah i'm really optimistic about that :rolleyes:

Damn i wish we could have a livestream for this match ! i need my dose of Safin(a):mad:

Ashi
Jul 28th, 2009, 01:55 PM
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: Marat Safin is congratulated by tournament honoree Pete Sampras after the Millennium Challenge during the LA Tennis Open Day 1 at Los Angeles Tennis Center - UCLA on July 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Safin defeated Sampras 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.

http://i017.radikal.ru/0907/60/fe7317298bf7.jpg

http://i042.radikal.ru/0907/02/2b0e0d2c3c94.jpg
:awww::inlove::inlove::aparty:

vanúss
Jul 28th, 2009, 09:50 PM
i just read that on MTF it was in 2005 :

from Dinara's big intervew on tv this week - she said that she likes to embroider/sew in her free time and that this hobby irritates Marat. When he comes home and sees her embroidering he starts teasing her "Are you getting ready to be a housewife or what?"

:haha::haha: Picturing Dina embroidering didn't help me stop laughing :lol:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 28th, 2009, 10:08 PM
2005 was a newsworthy time for Dina and Marat's sibling relationship :lol:

She'd so the kind of person who would sew [I do as well :p] Cos she wants to be a mother y'all! :p Marat just doesn't want a knittted scarf etc :spit:

Dinayer
Jul 28th, 2009, 10:58 PM
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: Marat Safin is congratulated by tournament honoree Pete Sampras after the Millennium Challenge during the LA Tennis Open Day 1 at Los Angeles Tennis Center - UCLA on July 27, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. Safin defeated Sampras 6-4, 3-6, 10-6.

http://i017.radikal.ru/0907/60/fe7317298bf7.jpg

http://i042.radikal.ru/0907/02/2b0e0d2c3c94.jpg

Marat :hearts: :hearts:

Dinayer
Jul 28th, 2009, 10:59 PM
i just read that on MTF it was in 2005 :


:haha::haha: Picturing Dina embroidering didn't help me stop laughing :lol:

:spit: :lol:

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 11:10 AM
:hearts:
Marat hotfin def. Robby Ginepri 3-6 6-3 6-4

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 11:13 AM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/d9/fullj.8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c/8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c-getty-83372271md066_la_tennis_ope.jpg

:)

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 11:50 AM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/d9/fullj.8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c/8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c-getty-83372271md066_la_tennis_ope.jpg

:)

:hearts: Thanks Pepi :)

nikeshirtoffug
Jul 29th, 2009, 12:02 PM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/d9/fullj.8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c/8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c-getty-83372271md066_la_tennis_ope.jpg



That guy in the red shirt in the front row is very excited. First round, dude. Not even at a slam.

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 12:13 PM
That guy in the red shirt in the front row is very excited. First round, dude. Not even at a slam.

Give him a break, the guy is seizing the moment. It's Marat, you never know when he's gonna win or lose:p:lol:

lilimi
Jul 29th, 2009, 01:33 PM
Give him a break, the guy is seizing the moment. It's Marat, you never know when he's gonna win or lose:p:lol:

+1 a real safin fan :lol:

Ashi
Jul 29th, 2009, 04:01 PM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/d9/fullj.8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c/8ac278cb74b9987c8321c2fc93ae947c-getty-83372271md066_la_tennis_ope.jpg

:)

:woohoo::aparty:

makini
Jul 29th, 2009, 04:09 PM
:woohoo: finally Marat.

That guy in the red shirt in the front row is very excited. First round, dude. Not even at a slam.

Such is the life of a Marat fan you never know what's going to happen, but that guy made me :lol:.

DS.Fan.
Jul 29th, 2009, 04:10 PM
:banana::sobbing: Finally Finally He passed the 1st round!!!So happy for Marat!

PersephoneDisco
Jul 29th, 2009, 04:58 PM
I hope I get to see his match against Ernie, what time is his match tonight?
I'm sorry Ernie but you gotta lose!! Go concentrate on your dubs! :p

ad-out
Jul 29th, 2009, 05:02 PM
Marat! :hearts: Looking really good in LA! Perhaps he wants to extend his stay there to look into his 2nd career.. ;)

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 05:11 PM
I hope I get to see his match against Ernie, what time is his match tonight?
I'm sorry Ernie but you gotta lose!! Go concentrate on your dubs! :p

+1,
Marat FTW!!! :bounce:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 05:45 PM
I hope I get to see his match against Ernie, what time is his match tonight?
I'm sorry Ernie but you gotta lose!! Go concentrate on your dubs! :p

Not before 3pm LA time but i don't think we'll have a livestream yet again :fiery:
They start broadcasting the tournament tomorrow only :(
I wanna see Marat play damn it !!! and maybe Dinara in the audience...

PersephoneDisco
Jul 29th, 2009, 06:10 PM
Craaaaaaaaaaap. That's what, 11pm time? :unsure:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 06:11 PM
Midnight for me so yeah 11pm for you !
Scoreboard here we go again :tape:

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 07:48 PM
I wont watch the match :sad: but good luck Marat :hearts:
http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/LA+Tennis+Open+Day+2+bgVQi3EHP2pl.jpg

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 07:53 PM
I want Dinara to play USO mixed doubles :sobbing:

:awww:

http://www1.pictures.fp.zimbio.com/Hyundai+Hopman+Cup+Final+Trophy+Presentation+WcjOo FuEFLOl.jpg

redsonja
Jul 29th, 2009, 07:58 PM
I want Dinara to play USO mixed doubles :sobbing:

:awww:

http://www1.pictures.fp.zimbio.com/Hyundai+Hopman+Cup+Final+Trophy+Presentation+WcjOo FuEFLOl.jpg

I think Dinara wants Dinara to play USO mixed doubles, too. The trouble is getting Marat to agree. :ras:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:03 PM
:awww: thanks for that picture Pepi ! :kiss:
Love the way she looks at him :hearts:

I would love to see them play mixed doubles again but knowing that the USO is Dina's last chance this year to get a GS i think she'll be wise and only play singles , but maybe at some other tournament before the end of the season but i don't see which one :sad:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:05 PM
I think Dinara wants Dinara to play USO mixed doubles, too. The trouble is getting Marat to agree. :ras:

He's playing hard to get even with his baby sister :ras:
Seriously he should :bounce: with excitment just at the idea to play with her :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:12 PM
I think Dinara wants Dinara to play USO mixed doubles, too. The trouble is getting Marat to agree. :ras:

Has Z agreed at all? :lol: Or is he put in his place when playing dubs with Marat is brought up? :p

ad-out
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:17 PM
Oh I would LOVE for them to play the mixed.. What does Marat have to lose after all?? it will be Dina with more at stake this year.. Although she would probably agree anyway if he wanted. :angel:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:20 PM
Now my hopes are up *sigh* :lol:

makini
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:24 PM
Has Z agreed at all? :lol: Or is he put in his place when playing dubs with Marat is brought up? :p

I think that later. He probably has no say at all when it comes to playing with Marat :p. I really hope that they play though it would be a lot of fun for them and for us.

redsonja
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:24 PM
I would love to see them play mixed doubles again but knowing that the USO is Dina's last chance this year to get a GS i think she'll be wise and only play singles
I always think playing doubles is good for her; she's fit enough that it's not really an issue, and it's good for her to get on court and try some things that she can use in singles matches without having to worry about winning or losing. And along that line, they weren't exactly the most stellar doubles team. :lol: If it meant more than two extra matches for her, I'd be shocked. :lol:

Has Z agreed at all? :lol: Or is he put in his place when playing dubs with Marat is brought up? :p
I think if Marat said he'd play mixed with her, what Z thought wouldn't matter very much. :lol:

All that said, I don't expect it to happen. Oh well. :ras:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 08:30 PM
Has Z agreed at all? :lol: Or is he put in his place when playing dubs with Marat is brought up? :p

The Big Boss doesn't matter when it comes to her Big Brother :p

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 09:45 PM
:awww: thanks for that picture Pepi ! :kiss:
Love the way she looks at him :hearts:

I would love to see them play mixed doubles again but knowing that the USO is Dina's last chance this year to get a GS i think she'll be wise and only play singles , but maybe at some other tournament before the end of the season but i don't see which one :sad:

+1 you can see she admires her brother ;)

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 09:53 PM
+1 you can see she admires her brother ;)

That's how we would all look at him ;) Well maybe lust will be more dominant in our eyes :drool:

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:36 PM
That's how we would all look at him ;) Well maybe lust will be more dominant in our eyes :drool:

Lust is more like it, I doubt that anyone of us looks at Marat the same way Dina does :haha:

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:43 PM
I think Dinara wants Dinara to play USO mixed doubles, too. The trouble is getting Marat to agree. :ras:

I think she said something about that months ago:scratch:

hopefully they will play together again :hearts:

:awww: thanks for that picture Pepi ! :kiss:
Love the way she looks at him :hearts:

I would love to see them play mixed doubles again but knowing that the USO is Dina's last chance this year to get a GS i think she'll be wise and only play singles , but maybe at some other tournament before the end of the season but i don't see which one :sad:

you're welcome, the pics from HC are :awww: :inlove:

some pics :sobbing:
http://colunistas.ig.com.br/paulocleto/files/2009/05/marat-safin-dinara-safina-2009-1-4-2-35-2.jpg

http://vtv.vn/HTML/Data/resources/Original/Image/2009/5/29/2009529183425_Session2-DinaraSafina_MaratSafin8.jpg

http://www4.pictures.fp.zimbio.com/Hyundai+Hopman+Cup+Final+Trophy+Presentation+81ua_ SNv8xcl.jpg

http://www3.pictures.fp.zimbio.com/Hyundai+Hopman+Cup+Final+Trophy+Presentation+Ez_FA VkQh9sl.jpg

http://www1.pictures.fp.zimbio.com/Hyundai+Hopman+Cup+Final+Trophy+Presentation+TVr3g GzcRabl.jpg

http://www2.pictures.fp.zimbio.com/Hyundai+Hopman+Cup+Final+Trophy+Presentation+qBZPP VNusiHl.jpg

http://www.findingdulcinea.com/docroot/dulcinea/fd_images/news/sports/2009/april/Safina-and-Safin-Prove-Familial-Athletic-Prowess/news/0/image.jpg :hearts:

Nina.
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:44 PM
Lust is more like it, I doubt that anyone of us looks at Marat the same way Dina does :haha:

or she doesn't look at him the way we do :p (which is good :scared:)

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:49 PM
or she doesn't look at him the way we do :p (which is good :scared:)

Thank God for that :haha:

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:49 PM
thanks for the pics Pepi :kiss:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:50 PM
or she doesn't look at him the way we do :p (which is good :scared:)

:unsure: Now that would be creepy !

Dina looked really good in Australia , i would say the same for Marat if the worst picture i've seen of him wasn't during the HC :lol:

Dinayer
Jul 29th, 2009, 10:51 PM
:drool:
http://www2.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/Kremlin+Cup+2008+6P5B0-loPAFl.jpg

camilia
Jul 29th, 2009, 11:03 PM
Marat:hearts:

vanúss
Jul 29th, 2009, 11:06 PM
That guy will always get the gold medal for being my biggest crush :lol:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 01:51 AM
Marat WON!!! Come back King? :p
4 straight wins in 3 days :bounce: Keep it going!!

We'll see him on a stream tomorrow :hearts:

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 01:53 AM
Hopefully the party won't end tomorrow , that would crush me :lol:

He'll play against either Haas or Levine ( revengeeeeeeee :fiery: )

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 01:58 AM
It's gotta please him for sure :)

makini
Jul 30th, 2009, 01:59 AM
First back to back singles win in months. I'm so happy for Marat.

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:01 AM
So am i ! at the same time who isn't ?!
It's so great to see him win more than one match in a tournament ! We all want to see him have a good result before the end of the season :kiss:

makini
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:02 AM
I'm hoping that he can win a tournament before he retires. I'm also secretly hoping for a brother sister sweep of LA. [touch wood]

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:05 AM
http://picture.belga.be/belgapicture/picture/prev/14814601.jpg

He threw his racquet how many times, two? That's nothing :p

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:38 AM
OH MARAT :inlove:
Im so happy!!!!

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/41/fullj.b1432c2985a61a8d487f9fa8a696e1cb/b1432c2985a61a8d487f9fa8a696e1cb-getty-83372273md042_la_tennis_ope.jpg

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:43 AM
http://picture.belga.be/belgapicture/picture/prev/14814601.jpg

He threw his racquet how many times, two? That's nothing :p

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/52/fullj.20c5c70a993740e78721da17b8402892/20c5c70a993740e78721da17b8402892-getty-83372273md027_la_tennis_ope.jpg

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:47 AM
who's next? :armed:

camilia
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:17 AM
Marat WON!!! Come back King? :p
4 straight wins in 3 days :bounce: Keep it going!!

We'll see him on a stream tomorrow :hearts:

Praying there will be one cuz then I'd stay up even though it will probably start like 2 a.m my time:p
If you girls find any, please post.

camilia
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:21 AM
http://picture.belga.be/belgapicture/picture/prev/14814601.jpg

He threw his racquet how many times, two? That's nothing :p

Only twice, he's growing up :p

Nina.
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:23 AM
Marat won 2 matches in a row :hearts: amazing!

svetaisthebest
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:28 AM
come back king indeed:hearts::worship: please keep this going:sobbing:

Nina.
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:28 AM
Oh god...he is playing Tommy next :sobbing:

camilia
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:34 AM
Oh god...he is playing Tommy next :sobbing:

Yes I know:sad: but I'm sure it's gonna be an interesting match to watch ;)

svetaisthebest
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:37 AM
Oh god...he is playing Tommy next :sobbing:

that'll be a walkover for Marat:D




:tape::sobbing: please Marat play your best tennis from 05 and win:awww:

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 12:05 PM
The match Safin/Haas is not today but tomorrow :(
Marat is playing doubles :
Not Before 3:30 PM
[1] B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) vs I Kunitsyn (RUS) / M Safin (RUS)

camilia
Jul 30th, 2009, 12:14 PM
The match Safin/Haas is not today but tomorrow :(
Marat is playing doubles :
Not Before 3:30 PM
[1] B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) vs I Kunitsyn (RUS) / M Safin (RUS)

Thanks Vanessa, oh well, then I'll stay up late tomorrow not today :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:38 PM
is he playing dubs today and singles tomorrow? :confused:

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:39 PM
is he playing dubs today and singles tomorrow? :confused:

Yes !

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:42 PM
The time difference is too much for me!! :lol:

thanks Vane :)

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:43 PM
:lol: and it's just the beginning ! My alarm clock is going to ring a LOT at night in the weeks to come :rolleyes:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 02:50 PM
I know! :sobbing: I just get confusing saying today, tomorrow :p :scratch:

DS.Fan.
Jul 30th, 2009, 03:30 PM
good luck Marat:D Pls don't play like your stupid sis:o

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 03:40 PM
good luck Marat:D Pls don't play like your stupid sis:o

Win like your sister at least :rolleyes:

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 08:04 PM
It's weird , there's supposed to be TV coverage from today on but i don't see anything on the livestreams website :confused:

makini
Jul 30th, 2009, 08:10 PM
ESPN 2 is currently showing Stanford, "the real #1" v Czink the livestreams will probably come on line soon.

redsonja
Jul 30th, 2009, 08:26 PM
ESPN 2 is currently showing Stanford, "the real #1" v Czink

And I am sitting in my apartment listening to my iPod. TV? Off. :p

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 08:46 PM
Oh god...he is playing Tommy next :sobbing:

oh no :hysteric:
good luck Marat :sobbing:

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 08:52 PM
The match Safin/Haas is not today but tomorrow :(
Marat is playing doubles :
Not Before 3:30 PM
[1] B Bryan (USA) / M Bryan (USA) vs I Kunitsyn (RUS) / M Safin (RUS)

Davai :bounce: (:sad: I dont think they will win)

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 08:58 PM
And I am sitting in my apartment listening to my iPod. TV? Off. :p

:lol:

makini
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:00 PM
And I am sitting in my apartment listening to my iPod. TV? Off. :p

Good call with the ipod. The match is very boring.

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:03 PM
Good call with the ipod. The match is very boring.

The "real #1" is no rollercoaster :p

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:07 PM
:eek: what a pic :lol:
http://www2.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/Australian+Open+2008+Day+4+0Zd_dNNDkeEl.jpg

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:07 PM
oh my. :hearts:

2007 UK Sport Picture of Year - Photographer's Choice

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/2007+UK+Sport+Picture+Year+Photographer+Choice+Pl0 As5-XU7Gl.jpg

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:09 PM
oh my. :hearts:

2007 UK Sport Picture of Year - Photographer's Choice

http://www3.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/2007+UK+Sport+Picture+Year+Photographer+Choice+Pl0 As5-XU7Gl.jpg

wow he looks like a GIANT !!! great picture thanks !

tejmeglekvßr
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:10 PM
hope Dina not wasting her time to watch live her stupid bro, especialy he had no time to support her in GS finals...

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:10 PM
wow he looks like a GIANT !!! great picture thanks !

:lol: and here as well...

http://www4.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/US+Open+Day+5+4oAY3leQj3Ql.jpg

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:11 PM
hope Dina not wasting her time to watch live her stupid bro, especialy he had no time to support her in GS finals...

:speakles:

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:13 PM
Marat and Nole are BFF :inlove:

http://www4.pictures.gi.zimbio.com/Championships+Wimbledon+2008+Day+3+oIgypkuPkpgl.jp g

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:18 PM
:speakles:

He's just jealous of Marat. Dina loves him more than her [approx] 4 fans :p

tejmeglekvßr
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:24 PM
Good call with the ipod. The match is very boring.

me watching. not really a czink fan but everybody needs 5 min patriotism per year.

He's just jealous of Marat. Dina loves him more than her [approx] 4 fans :p

you can see in my kidney.

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 09:45 PM
me watching. not really a czink fan but everybody needs 5 min patriotism per year.


I just put the livestream on and Czink is doing well now , she lost the first set to the "real #1" 3-6 but now there's 6-5 in the second set !

......

She lost in the tie break :(

ad-out
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:19 PM
Fun to see all the old pictures girls. Thanks! Can't wait for the showdown with Tommy! Davai Marat! :hearts:

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:27 PM
I want to see that again :(
What a beautiful point at 1:40 !!!

4wM4JtY1GVA

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:38 PM
Fun to see all the old pictures girls. Thanks! Can't wait for the showdown with Tommy! Davai Marat! :hearts:

hey ad out have you see the Charlie Rose interview with Marat? :)

ad-out
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:41 PM
Thanks for the video! I love watching those from HP.. It's funny how Marat just stands still and watches when Dinara is hitting the ball.. :lol: And the sweet kiss at the end. :angel:

ad-out
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:41 PM
hey ad out have you see the Charlie Rose interview with Marat? :)

From 2000? I have seen that one but is there another?? :drool:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:47 PM
From 2000? I have seen that one but is there another?? :drool:

no unfortunately not another one :p I just saw it posted on my fav tennis blog and I was like he was interviewed by Charlie Rose??? :o :hearts: Never seen it before :p

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 10:52 PM
One thing i loved on that video is how he says Football but then say Soccer :lol:
It's ridiculous i know but i have the hardest time calling football : Soccer myself :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:02 PM
It'll always be football to me :p

lilimi
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:09 PM
I want to see that again :(
What a beautiful point at 1:40 !!!

4wM4JtY1GVA

seriously, this HC confirmed Marat is such a macho man :o unable to hit heavy balls to girls.

lilimi
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:10 PM
It'll always be football to me :p

of course it is! I don't know why they use football for this fake rugby game they play:lol:

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:24 PM
seriously, this HC confirmed Marat is such a macho man :o unable to hit heavy balls to girls.

I hated it when they played doubles against Italia !
I was like " Dude stop flirting with Flavia and play ! :fiery: " Dina looked annoyed too :lol:

redsonja
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:27 PM
I hated it when they played doubles against Italia !
I was like " Dude stop flirting with Flavia and play ! :fiery: " Dina looked annoyed too :lol:

The best part of that was that Flavia was having none of it. :lol: :yeah:

camilia
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:30 PM
hope Dina not wasting her time to watch live her stupid bro, especialy he had no time to support her in GS finals...

Norbi :smash:

camilia
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:34 PM
It'll always be football to me :p

me too, football is football and American football is American football :p

vanúss
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:47 PM
Marat is not going to play the doubles anytime soon !
There's a third set starting between Querrey and Sweeting ( LOVE that name :haha: )

Dinayer
Jul 30th, 2009, 11:54 PM
I want to see that again :(
What a beautiful point at 1:40 !!!

4wM4JtY1GVA

me too :sobbing:

PersephoneDisco
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:00 AM
And they're playing against BB :o
And Igor lost in a match that took a while :( Not good signs. I just didn't want him to experience a loss after 3 days of winning :p

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:04 AM
Yeah i don't want it to end ! :(

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:12 AM
The match is over ! Marat should start soon :bounce:

By the way , no signs of Livestreams ! And nothing programmed on my websites that i usually use

PersephoneDisco
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:31 AM
What are the chances of a stream for Marat's singles match tomorrow? :awww:

HRHoliviasmith
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:34 AM
I hated it when they played doubles against Italia !
I was like " Dude stop flirting with Flavia and play ! :fiery: " Dina looked annoyed too :lol:

yeah I remember that. I was sooooo jealous of Flavia at the time. :fiery:

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:34 AM
Right now i'd say pretty bad but i'm still hoping...
They have to show it i mean it's not just 2 unknown player !!! The chances are it will be the greatest match of the tournament :fiery:

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 11:13 AM
STRAUS STADIUM
Not Before 8:00 PM
[1] T Haas (GER) vs [8] M Safin (RUS)

Early morning tomorrow then (6am for me )but good thing is that there's a livestream scheduled on here : http://www.atdhe.net/index.html

PersephoneDisco
Jul 31st, 2009, 11:33 AM
STRAUS STADIUM
Not Before 8:00 PM
[1] T Haas (GER) vs [8] M Safin (RUS)

Early morning tomorrow then (6am for me )but good thing is that there's a livestream scheduled on here : http://www.atdhe.net/index.html

Are you sure it's 6 am for you cos we're [London] 8 hours ahead of LA so the match would start 4am my time and 5am your time time. :scratch:

that's such a random time :o

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 11:42 AM
You're right i counted 9 hours instead :lol:

nikeshirtoffug
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:25 PM
11pm for me. I'll need some caffeine but I plan to watch.

PersephoneDisco
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:30 PM
I'm hoping the law and order marathorn on justintv is 24/7 :lol: I hope the matches is done by 6am and then I can just sleep until noon :p

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:33 PM
Are you sure it's 6 am for you cos we're [London] 8 hours ahead of LA so the match would start 4am my time and 5am your time time. :scratch:

that's such a random time :o

What do you mean 4 am your time, that means 7 a.m my time, how am I going to get up that early:eek:

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:40 PM
What do you mean 4 am your time, that means 7 a.m my time, how am I going to get up that early:eek:

You better get used to it my dear that's how it's gonna work from now on :help:

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:51 PM
You better get used to it my dear that's how it's gonna work from now on :help:

I go back to the university on August, 31st, damn I'm gonna suffer:help:

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 12:54 PM
I go back to the university on August, 31st, damn I'm gonna suffer:help:

The day of the beginning of the USO :sad:
But that's when i should go back to work too , thank god my job will include a nap time :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 31st, 2009, 01:00 PM
I'll have internet connection in Holland if I'm still there at the end of my holiday so I won't miss the start of the US but I might :p

4 am :help: I'll have to sleep at 8pm, wake up at 4am and then sleep once its over :lol: Healthy :spit:

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 01:01 PM
The day of the beginning of the USO :sad:
But that's when i should go back to work too , thank god my job will include a nap time :p

a nap time is a good idea :lol:

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 01:08 PM
I'll have internet connection in Holland if I'm still there at the end of my holiday so I won't miss the start of the US but I might :p

4 am :help: I'll have to sleep at 8pm, wake up at 4am and then sleep once its over :lol: Healthy :spit:

:sobbing:

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 01:09 PM
4 am :help: I'll have to sleep at 8pm, wake up at 4am and then sleep once its over :lol: Healthy :spit:

I have to watch something on TV at 10pm so i won't sleep until midnight and then try to sleep and wake up at 4:45am...Healthy is the word :lol:

redsonja
Jul 31st, 2009, 03:15 PM
11pm for me. I'll need some caffeine but I plan to watch.

Is it actually going to be on TV today? I have no idea what's going on with that. :p

makini
Jul 31st, 2009, 03:19 PM
Is it actually going to be on TV today? I have no idea what's going on with that. :p

It's going to be on ESPN2 following Venus/Sharapova.

redsonja
Jul 31st, 2009, 04:11 PM
It's going to be on ESPN2 following Venus/Sharapova.

Woot.

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 07:52 PM
Is there going to be a livestream for sure?

vanúss
Jul 31st, 2009, 09:12 PM
It's not 700.000% sure but it's the only single match at that hour , now we just hope that they won't show a doubles !

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 09:20 PM
It's not 700.000% sure but it's the only single match at that hour , now we just hope that they won't show a doubles !

Me getting up at 7 a.m to follow a scoreboard might end with me having a heart attack :p

PersephoneDisco
Jul 31st, 2009, 09:42 PM
Me getting up at 7 a.m to follow a scoreboard might end with me having a heart attack :p

what about 4 am Cami???

camilia
Jul 31st, 2009, 09:49 PM
what about 4 am Cami???

4 am I wouldn't go to bed, I'd just stay up till the match finished, unless it's a scoreboard, I won't stay up for that :lol:

vanúss
Aug 1st, 2009, 03:30 PM
http://www.gototennisblog.com/wp-content/gallery/latennisopen_day5/marat-safin-la-tennis-open2009-day-4-1.jpg
http://www.gototennisblog.com/wp-content/gallery/latennisopen_day5/marat-safin-la-tennis-open2009-day-4-2.jpg

:awww:

vanúss
Aug 1st, 2009, 03:31 PM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/ap/20090801/capt.1d19beb1b0d54b0ea42f54ab0ddca54c.los_angeles_ tennis_cajh119.jpg

Typical Marat :p

camilia
Aug 1st, 2009, 04:10 PM
Thanks Vanessa, nice presents:hug:

PersephoneDisco
Aug 1st, 2009, 04:42 PM
He was so lucky he didn't hit[kill] someone when he threw his racquet behind him :o

Dinayer
Aug 1st, 2009, 05:02 PM
awwwwwwwwwwwwwww :inlove:
thanks Vane :D

camilia
Aug 1st, 2009, 05:36 PM
No smiling while signing autographs:p

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ifc_7NKu-Ko

Oh, and I like how it took him forever to decide where to sign that poster :haha:

camilia
Aug 1st, 2009, 05:36 PM
Marat:drool:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C6MWk4YQN8

vanúss
Aug 1st, 2009, 10:15 PM
http://www.tennistalk.com/en/news/20090731/Safin_won't_miss_the_friends_he_never_had_in_tenni s

Safin won't miss the friends he never had in tennis

Marat Safin says he will exit tennis in four months with no true friends in the game, but is not worried to be leaving a major portion of his life behind when he retires in November.

For the former world No. 1 Russian, there has been little comradeship - at least with his male rivals - during a career which led him to Grand Slam titles at the US and Australian Open.

"Tennis is now just a huge business, and everyone is hungry for money, of course. ItĹs too professional, itĹs not fun like it was before", said the winner of 15 trophys currently ranked 55th.

"Nobody is friends with anybody, everyone travels with his group, there is no more friendship like when I could hang out with [Patrick] Rafter or [Mark] Philippoussis".

"There is even someone to carry the bags. I don't have an entourage, I donĹt like dealing with so many people. I donĹt have any friends on the tour - but itĹs not sad for me, donĹt worry", Safin said.

The 29-year-old is determined to make a new life when he finishes playing next autumn at Paris Bercy, which he won twice. "IĹll need to take six months off just to realise how things have changed, that I have no more tennis career".

"There will be no more match points, no more deuces, it will be something different".



it reminds me of someone , except that he doesn't seem depressed by that :rolleyes:

makini
Aug 1st, 2009, 10:46 PM
Those Safins and their lack of friends. Don't retire Marat, please stay.

camilia
Aug 1st, 2009, 10:56 PM
Those Safins and their lack of friends. Don't retire Marat, please stay.

Yes Marat, listen to Makini she knows what she's talking about ;)

PersephoneDisco
Aug 1st, 2009, 11:02 PM
6 months off? I bet he'll trek all over Europe or something like that :hearts:

redsonja
Aug 1st, 2009, 11:31 PM
6 months off? I bet he'll trek all over Europe or something like that :hearts:

I bet he'll start out to trek all over Europe, and then a week in decide it's too much work and go back home to engage deeply in such soul-purging activities as sitting on his couch watching TV, picking up hot chicks in bars, talking on the phone with Sveta, and avoiding roving gangs of 18-year-olds in nightclubs.

PersephoneDisco
Aug 1st, 2009, 11:43 PM
I bet he'll start out to trek all over Europe, and then a week in decide it's too much work and go back home to engage deeply in such soul-purging activities as sitting on his couch watching TV, picking up hot chicks in bars, talking on the phone with Sveta, and avoiding roving gangs of 18-year-olds in nightclubs.

He did that spiritual smuck when he did his first mountain climb :p Once is enough for the soul. A week of going back to nature is alright but soon the real world will have it's pull on Marat :p

Marat and Sveta need to be. I'm so shipping for them to get it together. I don't care if it's just friends with benefits.

vanúss
Aug 2nd, 2009, 08:22 AM
Marat and Sveta need to be. I'm so shipping for them to get it together. I don't care if it's just friends with benefits.

Now that's just disturbing :p

First he's gonna party like there's no tomorrow after his last match in Paris :lol:

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