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alwayshingis
Aug 13th, 2004, 05:43 AM
If you so far are not familiar with Predict-the-SCORE...

It is a game in which you predict the score (hence the name) of matches on the WTA Tour each week. Here you will be picking for the Olympics.

You must to predict the scores of matches in this breakdown:

1st Round: 12 matches
2nd Round: 8 matches
3rd Round: 5 matches
Quaterfinals: 3 matches
Semifinals: 2 matches
Final: 1 match

If a player withdraws from the tournament at any time, or retires during her match the pick is not counted, and you are given a "replacement pick" which you may use at ANY TIME during the tournament in addition to your other picks.

--This tournament is being played as part of the WTA World Olympics 2004 (:yeah: to andrew_uk on all the work he has done). There is a commitment thread in that forum, or you can just start playing here like normal. All picks will be made in this thread. Have fun! :D

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How the Scoring works:

*Copyright SpikeyAidanm - April 9th, 2004 -*

Here is an example:

Several players decide to predict the Myskina vs Petrova Quarter-Final Match

ACTUAL MATCH RESULT: Myskina def Petrova 6-7, 6-1, 6-1

Let’s say the following are predictions from a range of players:

1. Myskina to beat Petrova 6-7, 6-1, 6-1

Dead accurate and correct score, 35 points.

2. Myskina to beat Petrova 6-1, 6-7, 6-1

You predicted the number of sets correctly and you got all three set scorelines correct, just in reverse the actual, this still gets you 25 points.

3. Myskina to beat Petrova 6-1, 3-6, 6-2

You predicted the number of sets correctly, and you predicted one of the set scorelines correct (6-1) and it was correct because Myskina won that set 6-1 like she actually did.
A prediction like this will reward you 20 points. (note if you predicted two of the sets correct but not the third on in a three match you will be given a bonus 3 points here)

4. Myskina to beat Petrova 7-6, 3-6, 6-4

You predicted the number of sets correctly, and although 7-6 was in the actual scoreline, in the real match Petrova won the set 7-6 not Myskina, as you have predicted.
So any situations like this when you have predicted the correct winner and correct number of sets but no correct actual scorelines, you still gain 15 points.

5. Myskina to beat Petrova 6-1, 6-2

You predicted the correct winner but not the correct number of sets but you did correctly predict at least one scoreline that was correct (6-1 in Myskina’s favour), so you get 12 points.
(note if you picked Myskina to beat Petrova 6-1, 6-1, you still got at least one set correct, so that’s worth 12 too).

6. Myskina to beat Petrova 6-3, 7-6

You predicted the correct winner, but neither of the scorelines were correct (note that 7-6 was in the real scoreline but in Petrova’s favour not Myskina’s as you have predicted). A prediction like this will reward you with 10 points.

7. Petrova to beat Myskina 7-5, 1-6, 7-6

0 points for any incorrect “match” winner prediction.

alwayshingis
Aug 13th, 2004, 05:46 AM
Henin-Hardenne vs. Strycova

Vento-Kabchi vs. Kremer

Pratt vs. Casanova

Garbin vs. Smashnova-Pistolesi

Petrova vs. Sucha

Medina Garrigues vs. Pierce

Matevzic vs. Obata

Czink vs. V Williams

Myskina vs. Serna

Brandi vs. Kostanic

Kapros vs. Daniilidou

Koukalova vs. Maleeva

Schiavone vs. Asagoe

Kanepi vs. Cho

Jankovic vs. Zuluaga

Dechy vs. Suarez

Sugiyama vs. Zheng

Perebiynis vs. Randriantefy

Tanasugarn vs. Widjaja

Dulko vs. Sprem

Farina Elia vs. Testud

Kurhajcova vs. Raymond

Sanchez Lorenzo vs. Srebotnik

Molik vs. Dementieva

Kuznetsova vs. Diaz-Oliva

Morigami vs. Benesova

Hantuchova vs. Schaul

Mandula vs. Schnyder

Rubin vs. Stosur

Black vs. Pisnik

Jugic-Salkic vs. Camerin

Martinez vs. Mauresmo

SzavayFi
Aug 13th, 2004, 05:48 AM
Do the same rules as PAW apply? do i have to be here for 2 monthes before i can play, if those rules dont apply........can i play?

alwayshingis
Aug 13th, 2004, 05:54 AM
Do the same rules as PAW apply? do i have to be here for 2 monthes before i can play, if those rules dont apply........can i play?

No, those rules do not govern every game on this board...just PAW. Go ahead and have fun!

SzavayFi
Aug 13th, 2004, 05:55 AM
o ok thx! thats good to know!

*Yoav*
Aug 13th, 2004, 11:42 AM
R1:
1: Henin def. Strycova 6:3 6:4
2: Petrova def. Sucha 6:4 6:3
3: Williams def. Czink 6:3 6:2
4: Myskina def. Serna 6:4 6:3
5: Sugiyama def. Zheng 6:3 6:4
6: Perebiynis def. Randriantefy 6:4 6:3
7: Kuznetsova def. Diaz-Oliva 6:3 6:4
8: Hantuchova def. Schaul 6:4 6:3
9: Rubin def. Stosur 6:3 6:4
10: Mauresmo def. Martinez 6:4 6:3
11: Tanasugarn def. Widjaja 6:3 6:4
12: Daniilidou def. Kapros 6:4 6:3

foreva lindsay
Aug 13th, 2004, 02:10 PM
Henin-Hardenne d Strycova 6-3 6-2
Petrova d Sucha 6-3 6-2
V Williams d Czink 6-2 6-2
Daniilidou d Kapros 6-4 6-3
Myskina d Serna 6-2 6-3
Sprem d Dulko 6-4 5-7 7-6
Raymond d Kurhajcova 6-2 7-5
Dementieva d Molik 6-7 6-4 6-4
Kuznetsova d Diaz-Oliva 6-1 6-3
Hantuchova d Schaul 6-4 6-3
Rubin d Stosur 6-2 6-3
Pisnik d Black 7-6 4-6 6-3

alwayshingis
Aug 13th, 2004, 04:32 PM
1st round:
Henin-Hardenne d. Strycova 6-4 6-1
Petrova d. Sucha 6-2 6-4
Pierce d. Medina Garrigues 6-4 6-2
v. Williams d. Czink 6-3 6-2
Myskina d. Serna 6-2 6-1
Daniilidou d. Kapros 6-4 6-2
Schiavone d. Asagoe 6-3 6-3
Sugiyama d. Zheng 6-3 6-2
Kuznetsova d. Diaz-Oliva 6-2 6-1
Hantuchova d. Schaul 6-2 6-4
Rubin d. Stosur 6-4 7-5
Mauresmo d. Martinez 6-3 6-2

QuicKyMonSter
Aug 14th, 2004, 02:19 AM
Petrova def. Sucha......................................6-2, 6-3:devil:

Pierce def. Medina Garrigues........................6-1, 6-3

V. Williams def. Czink..................................6-2, 6-1

Myskina def. Serna......................................6-4, 6-3

Daniilidou def. Kapros.................................6-4, 6-4

Sugiyama def. Zheng..................................7-5, 6-2

Dementieva def. Molik .........................3-6, 7-5, 6-2

Kuznetsova def. Diaz-Oliva..........................6-3, 6-3

Hantuchova def. Schaul .......................6-1, 3-6, 6-3

Schnyder def. Mandula........................ 6-7, 6-3, 6-2:sad:

Rubin def. Stosur .......................................6-3, 6-2:bounce:

Mauresmo def. Martínez ..............................6-3, 6-0:eek:

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 14th, 2004, 02:34 AM
1r

1 -- Henin-Hardenne over Strycova 6-4, 6-1
2 -- Smashnova-Pistolesi over Garbin 6-2, 7-5
3 -- Petrova over Sucha 6-2, 6-2
4 -- Pierce over Medina Garrigues 7-5, 6-1
5 -- V Williams over Czink 6-2, 6-1
6 -- Daniilidou over Kapros 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
7 -- Sugiyama over Zheng 7-6, 6-3
8 -- Sprem over Dulko 6-3, 6-2
9 -- Kuznetsova over Diaz-Oliva 6-0, 6-2
10 -- Hantuchova over Schaul 6-1, 6-4
11 -- Mauresmo over Martinez 6-4, 6-4
12 -- Black over Pisnik 6-3, 1-6, 6-2

marcobarella
Aug 14th, 2004, 08:23 PM
Henin Hardenne def. Strycova 6-3 6-3
Muaresmo def. Martinez 6-2 6-3
Sprem def. Dulko 6-4 6-3
Smashnova Pistolesi def. Garbin 7-5 6-4
Schnyder def. Mandula 6-4 3-6 6-3
Perebyinis def. Randriantefy 7-5 6-2
Suarez def. Dechy 7-6 6-4
Petrova def. Sucha 6-2 6-2
Pisnik def. Black 7-5 4-6 7-5
Raymond def. Kurhajcova 6-4 6-4
Sanchez Lorenzo def. Srebotnik 3-6 6-4 6-3
Farina Elia def. Testud 7-5 7-5

jrm
Aug 14th, 2004, 09:26 PM
ROUND 1

01: WILLIAMS def. CZINK 6-3 6-1
02: MYSKINA def. SERNA 6-3 6-2
03: SUGIYAMA def. ZHENG 6-4 6-3
04: TANASUGARN def. WIDAJA 6-3 7-5
05: KUZNETZOVA def. DIAZ-OLIVA 6-2 6-1
06: MAURESMO def. MARTINEZ 6-4 6-2
07: PETROVA def. SUCHA 6-3 6-1
08: DANILIIDOU def. KAPROS 6-4 6-4
09: MALEVA def. KOUKALOVA 6-3 6-2
10: PEREBYNIS def. RANDRIANTEFY 6-4 6-1
11: BENESOVA def. MORIGAMI 6-3 7-6
12: CAMERIN def. JUGIC-SALKIC 6-4 6-3

SzavayFi
Aug 14th, 2004, 10:04 PM
Hantuchova def. Schaul 6-1 6-3
Henin-Hardenne def. Strycova 6-2 6-2
V Williams def. Czink 6-1 6-1
Kuznetsova def. Diaz-Oliva 6-1 6-2
Mauresmo def. Martinez 6-3 6-4
Myskina Def. Serna 6-3 6-2
Schnyder def. Mandula 6-2 7-5
Sugiyama def. Zheng 6-3 6-3
Petrova def. Sucha 6-1 6-2
Sprem def. Dulko 6-4 6-2
Tanasugarn def. Widaja 6-4 6-3
Dementieva def. Molik 6-3 6-2

Aug 14th, 2004, 10:27 PM
Henin-Hardenne def. Strycova 6/4 6/4
V Williams def. Czink 6/2 6/1
Mauresmo def. Martinez 6/3 6/1
Myskina Def. Serna 6/3 6/2
Hantuchova def. Schaul 6/4 6/2
Kuznetsova def. Diaz-Oliva 6/3 7/5
Sprem def. Dulko 6/4 7/6
Perebiynis def. Randrianteffy 6/4 6/3
Pierce def. Medina Garrigues 6/3 6/3
Schnyder def. Mandula 6/3 7/6

Mr_Molik
Aug 15th, 2004, 07:04 AM
1. Molik def Dementieva 7-6, 6-3
2. Stosur def Rubin 6-4, 6-3
3. Pratt def Casanova 6-2, 6-3
4. Medina Garrigues def Pierce 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
5. Henin-Hardenne def Strycova 6-4, 6-1
6. Hantuchova def Schaul 6-3, 6-1
7. V.Williams def Czink 6-2, 6-1
8. Mauresmo def Martinez 6-3, 6-2
9. Widjaja def Tanasugarn 6-0, 6-0
more to come

silverwhite
Aug 15th, 2004, 07:27 AM
1st Round:
1. Henin-Hardenne over Strycova 7-5 6-4
2. Williams over Czink 6-3 6-1
3. Kuznetsova over Diaz-Oliva 6-4 6-3
4. Petrova over Sucha 6-3 6-2
5. Tanasugarn over Widjaja 6-4 6-3
6. Sugiyma over Zheng 7-5 6-3
7. Mauresmo over Martinez 6-3 6-4
8. Farina Elia over Testud 7-5 6-4
9. Pierce over Medina Garrigues 6-4 6-1
10. Myskina over Serna 6-3 6-2
11. Benesova over Morigami 6-4 6-2
12. Sprem over Dulko 7-6 7-5

silverwhite
Aug 15th, 2004, 07:28 AM
1st Round:
1. Henin-Hardenne over Strycova 7-5 6-4
2. Williams over Czink 6-3 6-1
3. Kuznetsova over Diaz-Oliva 6-4 6-3
4. Petrova over Sucha 6-3 6-2
5. Tanasugarn over Widjaja 6-4 6-3
6. Sugiyma over Zheng 7-5 6-3
7. Mauresmo over Martinez 6-3 6-4
8. Farina Elia over Testud 7-5 6-4
9. Pierce over Medina Garrigues 6-4 6-1
10. Myskina over Serna 6-3 6-2
11. Benesova over Morigami 6-4 6-2
12. Sprem over Dulko 7-6 7-5

12 (Edit). Schnyder over Mandula 7-5 6-4

HectorMagnus
Aug 15th, 2004, 08:55 AM
1RD:
Henin-Hardenne def. Strycova 6:2, 6:2
Rubin def. Stosur 6:3, 6:2
Tanasugarn def. Widjaja 6:3, 6:3
Obata def. Matevzic 6:3, 6:2
Kremer def Vento 6:3, 6:4
Perebiynis def. Randriantefy 6:3, 6:2
Casanova def. Pratt 7:5, 6:4
Petrova def. Sucha 6:2, 6:2
Williams def. Czink 6:2, 6:1
Daniilidou def. Kapros 6:3, 6:2
Kuznetsova def. Diaz Oliva 6:2, 6:2
Molik def Dementieva 6:3, 6:4

*Yoav*
Aug 15th, 2004, 08:58 AM
1RD:
Williams def. Czink 6:2, 6:1

too late

HectorMagnus
Aug 15th, 2004, 08:58 AM
1RD:
Henin-Hardenne def. Strycova 6:2, 6:2
Rubin def. Stosur 6:3, 6:2
Tanasugarn def. Widjaja 6:3, 6:3
Obata def. Matevzic 6:3, 6:2
Kremer def Vento 6:3, 6:4
Perebiynis def. Randriantefy 6:3, 6:2
Casanova def. Pratt 7:5, 6:4
Petrova def. Sucha 6:2, 6:2
Williams def. Czink 6:2, 6:1
Daniilidou def. Kapros 6:3, 6:2
Kuznetsova def. Diaz Oliva 6:2, 6:2
Molik def Dementieva 6:3, 6:4

:smash: Williams is playing... repl. Pierce def Medina 6:3, 6:2

HectorMagnus
Aug 15th, 2004, 08:58 AM
too late

alwayshingis
Aug 15th, 2004, 11:29 PM
Thanks for picking all! :D

First round scores will be posted upon completion of round 1 tomorrow.

silverwhite
Aug 15th, 2004, 11:41 PM
12 (Edit). Schnyder over Mandula 7-5 6-4

NOOOOOO!!! I edited my perfect pick of Sprem over Dulko 7-6 7-5!!! :o

Mr_Molik
Aug 16th, 2004, 06:01 AM
10. Daniliidou def Kapros 6-0, 6-3
11. Myskina def Serna 7-6, 6-2
12. Kuznetsova def Diaz-Oliva 6-2, 6-3

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 16th, 2004, 09:09 AM
2r

1 -- Henin-Hardenne over Vento-Kabchi 6-2, 6-1
2 -- V Williams over Matevzic 6-3, 6-1
3 -- Sprem over Widjaja 6-2, 6-1
4 -- Rubin over Black 7-5, 6-4

Aug 16th, 2004, 10:36 AM
NOOOOOO!!! I edited my perfect pick of Sprem over Dulko 7-6 7-5!!! :o

OMG!! :eek: Poor you! :(

andrew_uk
Aug 16th, 2004, 02:39 PM
I'm in time for the evening matches :wavey:

1st Round:

1 Mauresmo def. Martinez 6-3 6-2
2 Myskina def. Serna 6-3 6-3
3 Kuznetsova def. Diaz-Oliva 6-2 6-1
4 Farina-Elia def. Testud 6-4 6-3
5 Pierce def. Medina Garrigues 6-4 6-2
6 Maleeva def. Koukalova 7-5 3-6 6-3
7 Sanchez Lorenzo def. Srebotnik 4-6 6-3 6-4
8 Raymond def. Kurhajcova 7-5 6-4

alwayshingis
Aug 16th, 2004, 07:49 PM
1ST ROUND SCORES:

1. Lady (LAT) -- 200 (Avg. Pick = 20)
2. *Yoav* (ISR) -- 182 (Avg. Pick = 16.55)
2. SpikeyAidanm (AUS) -- 182 (Avg. Pick = 16.55)
4. alwayshingis (GBR) -- 177 (Avg. Pick = 16.09)
4. silverwhite (SIN) -- 177 (Avg. Pick = 14.75)
6. nickvh (BEL) -- 176 (Avg. Pick = 16)
7. jrm (---) -- 172 (Avg. Pick = 15.63)
8. Noodely (USA) -- 162 (Avg. Pick = 13.5)
9. Mr_Molik (AUS) -- 157 (Avg. Pick = 14.27)
10. foreva lindsay (GBR) -- 144 (Avg. Pick = 13.09)
11. marcobarella (ISR) -- 131 (Avg. Pick = 10.92)
12. HectorMagnus (VAT) -- 109 (Avg. Pick = 9.91)
13. andrew_uk (GBR) -- 97 (Avg. Pick = 12.125)

The first round of the Olympics marked the triumphant return of SpikeyAidanm who is right in the medal hunt early. However, the biggest story of this first round of play is Lady, who made 2 fewer picks than were allowed and STILL managed to be in the lead after the first round with an Average Pick of an amazing 20! Last week's champion HectorMagnus, who savagely overtook alwayshingis in the end, had a dismal first round with 4 incorrect picks, and it seems that unless a miracle happens, he has taken himself right out of medal contention.

8 Picks are permitted in round 2.
Have fun everyone! :D

QuicKyMonSter
Aug 16th, 2004, 08:52 PM
2r:

1.-V. Williams def. Matevzic............................6-2, 6-1
2.-Myskina def. Brandi....................................6-2, 6-2
3.-Sugiyama def. Perebiynis............................6-4, 6-2
4.-Sprem def. Widjaja.....................................6-3, 6-2
5.-Morigami def Kuznetsova.....................6-4, 5-7, 6-3
6.-Hantuchova def. Schnyder...........................7-5, 6-2
7.-Rubin def. Black.........................................6-4, 6-1
8.-Mauresmo def. Camerin...............................6-1, 6-1

jrm
Aug 16th, 2004, 09:09 PM
ROUND 2:

01: WILLIAMS def. MATEVZIC 6-1 6-3
02: MYSKINA def. BRANDI 6-3 6-3
03: MAURESMO def. CAMERIN 6-4 6-2
04: KUZNETZOVA def. MORIGAMI 6-4 6-3
05: SPREM def. WIDJAJA 6-3 6-2
06: RUBIN def. BLACK 6-4 6-2
07: SCHIAVONE def. CHO 6-4 6-1
08: MOLIK def. SREBOTNIK 6-3 6-2
09: HENIN-HARDENNE def. VENTO-KABCHI 6-3 6-4

Aug 16th, 2004, 10:01 PM
I made 2 picks less :eek:
That was my lucky day, it seems :tape: I thought there was written 10 picks :sad:

2nd round:

1. Henin-Hardenne def. Vento-Kabchi 6/4 7/5
2. V. Williams def. Matevzic 6/2 6/1
3. Myskina def. Brandi 6/2 6/3
4. Mauresmo def. Camerin 6/2 6/0
5. Sprem def. Widjaja 6/3 6/3
6. Kuznetsova def. Morigami 6/4 6/4
7. Molik def. Srebotnik 6/4 6/4
8. Sugiyama def. Perebiynis 6/3 6/4

alwayshingis
Aug 16th, 2004, 11:38 PM
1. Henin-Hardenne d. Vento-Kabchi 7-5 6-2
2. Mauresmo d. Camerin 6-3 6-2
3. Myskina d. Brandi 6-3 6-1
4. Kuznetsova d. Morigami 6-2 6-4
5. V. Williams d. Matevzic 6-3 6-2
6. Sprem d. Widjaja 6-3 7-5
7. Schiavone d. Cho 6-2 6-3
8. Molik d. Srebotnik 6-3 6-4

SzavayFi
Aug 16th, 2004, 11:41 PM
ROUND TWO!!!!

HANTUCHOVA over SCHNYDER 6-3 6-2
HENIN-HARDENNE over VENTO-KABCHI 6-4 6-4
MOLIK over SREBOTNIK 6-2 6-4
SPREM over WIDJAJA 6-2 6-3
V. WILLIAMS over MATEVZIC 6-1 6-2
MAURESMO over CAMERIN 6-3 6-1
MYSKINA over BRANDI 6-3 6-3
RUBIN over BLACK 6-1 6-4

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 17th, 2004, 01:43 AM
2r

1 -- Henin-Hardenne over Vento-Kabchi 6-2, 6-1
2 -- V Williams over Matevzic 6-3, 6-1
3 -- Sprem over Widjaja 6-2, 6-1
4 -- Rubin over Black 7-5, 6-4
extra pick for 1r -- Myskina over Brandi 6-4, 6-2
5 -- Mauresmo over Camerin 6-0, 6-2
6 -- Kuznetsova over Morigami 6-2, 6-1
7 -- Molik over Srebotnik 6-4, 6-3
8 -- Daniilidou over Maleeva 6-4, 5-7, 6-3

alwayshingis
Aug 17th, 2004, 02:02 AM
Everyone, I was not informed about Kapros' withdrawal until now. The Daniilidou/Kapros picks are invalid and you have an extra pick if you picked in them.\

I will now alter the leader-board

Mr_Molik
Aug 17th, 2004, 02:24 AM
2nd round:
1. Molik def Srebotnik 6-1, 6-1
2. Pratt def Garbin 6-3, 6-2
3. Mauresmo def Camerin 6-2, 6-1
4. Williams def Matecvic 6-0, 6-1
5. Myskina def Brandi 6-3, 6-1
6. Daniliidou def Maleeva 3-6, 7-5, 7-5
7. Kuznetsova def Morigami 6-1, 6-2
8. Henin-Hardenne def Vento-Kabchi 6-0, 6-0

Mr_Molik
Aug 17th, 2004, 02:25 AM
replacement pick: Sprem def Widjaja 6-1, 6-2

*Yoav*
Aug 17th, 2004, 07:56 AM
1. Henin-Hardenne def. Vento-Kabchi 6:4 6:3
2: Mauresmo def. Camerin 6:3 6:4
3: Myskina def. Brandi 6:2 6:1
4: Kuznetsova def. Morigami 6:4 6:3
5: V. Williams def. Matevzic 6:3 6:2
6: Sprem def. Widjaja 6:3 6:4
7: Schiavone def. Cho 6:4 6:3
8: Molik def. Srebotnik 6:4 6:3

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 17th, 2004, 10:23 AM
2r1 -- Henin-Hardenne over Vento-Kabchi 6-2, 6-1

:dance: :lol:

silverwhite
Aug 17th, 2004, 10:27 AM
2nd Round:
1. Mauresmo over Camerin 6-3 6-1
2. Williams over Matevzik 6-4 6-3
3. Sugiyama over Perebiynis 7-5 6-3
4. Molik over Srebotnik 6-4 6-2
5. Myskina over Brandi 6-2 6-3
6. Suarez over Zuluaga 6-3 4-6 6-4
7. Rubin over Black 7-6 6-4
8. Daniilidou over Maleeva 6-4 3-6 7-5

silverwhite
Aug 17th, 2004, 10:28 AM
I made 2 picks less :eek:
That was my lucky day, it seems :tape: I thought there was written 10 picks :sad:

I apologise if you got confused because MTF Predict-the-SCORE only allowed 10 picks. :(

andrew_uk
Aug 17th, 2004, 02:27 PM
2nd Round:

1 Daniilidou def. Maleeva 6-4 3-6 6-3
2 Mauresmo def. Camerin 6-2 6-1
3 Petrova def. Pierce 6-4 6-4
4 Farina Elia def. Raymond 4-6 6-4 6-3
5 Suarez def. Zuluaga 6-3 6-4
6 Rubin def. Black 6-3 7-5
7 Molik def. Srebotnik 6-3 6-3
8 Wiliams def. Matevzic 6-1 6-3

alwayshingis
Aug 17th, 2004, 09:40 PM
2ND ROUND SCORES:

1. SpikeyAidanm (AUS) ---- 354 ---------(Avg. Pick = 17.70)
2. Lady (LAT) ------------- 337 ---------(Avg. Pick = 18.72)
3. alwayshingis (GBR) ----- 307 ----------(Avg. Pick = 16.16)
4. *Yoav* (ISR) ---------- 306 ----------(Avg. Pick = 16.11)
5. Mr_Molik (AUS) --------- 304 ---------(Avg. Pick = 15.20)
6. jrm (---) --------------- 299 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.95)
7. silverwhite (SIN) -------- 294 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.70)
8. nickvh (BEL) ------------ 273 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.37)
9. Noodely (USA) ---------- 272 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.60)
10. andrew_uk (GBR) ------ 179 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.19)
11. foreva lindsay --------- 144 ----------(Avg. Pick = 13.09)
12. marcobarella (ISR) ----- 131 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.92)
13. HectorMagnus (VAT)--- 109 ----------(Avg. Pick = 9.90)

SpikeyAidanm picks up exactly where he left off when he left this tournament, right at the top, as he posted one of the great scores of this tournament, averaging over 19 in Round 2. Lady fell off the pace slightly and fell to second and alwayshingis was very consistent and has a very slight hold on 3rd over *Yoav*, Mr_Molik, jrm, and silverwhite. There are still easily 9 people in medal contention in this event, and the 5 third round picks will be crucial for anyone who wants to medal, and one misfire could drop you out of the medals. It will be interesting to see how people handle the impressive Mary Pierce going against the on-fire Venus Williams. And what about Eleni Daniilidou, a huge comback win going aginst Myskina who struggled against Brandi. The later rounds force people to deal with these difficult matches, and anyone could take medals here.

Good Luck all! :D :bounce:

alwayshingis
Aug 17th, 2004, 09:45 PM
3rd Round:

Henin-Hardenne d. Pratt 6-2 6-3
Mauresmo d. Rubin 6-3 6-4
Kuznetsova d. Schnyder 6-4 6-3
Molik d. Raymond 6-4 6-2
V. Williams d. Pierce 6-3 6-2

QuicKyMonSter
Aug 17th, 2004, 10:15 PM
3rd round:

1.-Henin-Hardenne def. Pratt 6-3, 6-2
2.-Sprem def. Sugiyama 6-4, 6-4
3.-Zuluaga def. Schiavone 7-6, 6-3
4.-Daniilidou def. Myskina 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
5.- Schnyder def. Kuznetsova 6-4, 7-6

SzavayFi
Aug 17th, 2004, 11:44 PM
3rd Round

Henin Hardenne over Pratt 6-3 6-0
Kuznetsova over Schnyder 6-2 5-7 6-3
Sugiyama over Sprem 7-5 7-5
V Williams over Peirce 6-3 6-1
Mauresmo over Rubin 7-6 6-1

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 18th, 2004, 01:58 AM
3r picks

1 -- Henin-Hardenne over Pratt 6-1, 6-3
2 -- Myskina over Daniilidou 6-4, 6-2
3 -- Mauresmo over Rubin 6-3, 6-4
4 -- Kuznetsova over Schnyder 6-3, 6-4
5 -- V Williams over Pierce 6-4, 6-4

jrm
Aug 18th, 2004, 02:38 AM
ROUND 3

01: HENNIN-HARDENNE def. PRAT 6-4 6-3
02: MYSKINA def. DANILIIDOU 6-4 6-3
03: MAURESMO def. RUBIN 6-2 6-4
04: MOLIK def. RAYMOND 6-3 7-6
05: WILLIAMS def. PIERCE 6-2 6-2

andrew_uk
Aug 18th, 2004, 02:39 AM
3rd Round:

1 Henin-Hardenne def. Pratt 6-3 6-1
2 Kuznetsova def. Schnyder 6-3 6-4
3 Sprem def. Sugiyama 7-5 6-4
4 Williams def. Pierce 6-2 6-2
5 Mauresmo def. Rubin 6-2 6-3

*Yoav*
Aug 18th, 2004, 08:56 AM
R3:
1: Mauresmo def. Rubin 6:4 6:3
2: Henin def. Pratt 6:3 6:4
3: Williams def. Pierce 6:4 6:3
4: Myskina def. Daniilidou 6:3 6:4
5: Molik def. Raymond 6:4 6:3

foreva lindsay
Aug 18th, 2004, 10:31 AM
1. Sprem d Sugiyama 6-4 7-5
2. Henin def. Pratt 6-3 6-3
3. Daniilidou d Myskina 6-3 4-6 7-5
4. Mauresmo def. Rubin 6-4 7-5
5. Williams def. Pierce 6-2 6-4

HectorMagnus
Aug 18th, 2004, 10:43 AM
3RD:
Molik def. Raymond 6:3, 6:2
Henin-Hardenne def. Pratt 6:3, 6:3
Williams def. Pierce 6:3, 6:2
Sprem def. Sugiyama 6:3, 6:4
Mauresmo def. Rubin 6:3, 6:2

I'm :rolleyes: :o really bad in this tourney and missed second round :haha: :mad:

Mr_Molik
Aug 18th, 2004, 10:57 AM
1. Molik def Raymond 6-3, 6-2
2. Williams def Pierce 6-2, 6-2
3. Mauresmo def Rubin 7-5, 6-1
4. Myskina def Daniliidou 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
5. Kuznetsova def Schnyder 7-6, 7-5

Aug 18th, 2004, 12:21 PM
1. Henin-Hardenne def. Pratt 6/4 6/3
2. Williams def. Pierce 6/2 6/1
3. Molik def. Raymond 6/4 6/4
4. Mauresmo def. Rubin 6/4 6/1
5. Sprem def. Sugiyama 6/4 6/3

silverwhite
Aug 18th, 2004, 12:58 PM
1. Mauresmo over Rubin 6-4 6-3
2. Williams over Pierce 7-5 6-4
3. Henin-Hardenne over Pratt 6-3 6-2
4. Myskina over Daniilidou 6-3 6-1
5. Sprem over Sugiyama 7-6 4-6 6-3

alwayshingis
Aug 18th, 2004, 07:53 PM
3RD ROUND SCORES:

1. SpikeyAidanm (AUS) ---- 434 ---------(Avg. Pick = 17.36)
2. Lady (LAT) ------------- 407 ---------(Avg. Pick = 17.70)
3. alwayshingis (GBR) ----- 382 ----------(Avg. Pick = 15.92)
4. *Yoav* (ISR) ---------- 381 ----------(Avg. Pick = 15.86)
5. Mr_Molik (AUS) --------- 364 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.56)
5. jrm (---) --------------- 364 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.56)
7. silverwhite (SIN) -------- 344 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.76)
8. Noodely (USA) ---------- 339 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.56)
9. nickvh (BEL) ------------ 288 ---------(Avg. Pick = 12.00)
10. andrew_uk (GBR) ------ 239 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.38)
11. foreva lindsay (GBR) --- 174 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.86)
12. HectorMagnus (VAT) --- 159 ----------(Avg. Pick = 9.94)
13. marcobarella (ISR) ----- 131 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.92)

The rankings remained essentially the same after the third round, but SpikeyAidanm of Australia is beginning to develop a near insurmountable lead over his competitors, and the very compellng fight for bronze between alwayshingis and *Yoav* continues to be separated by just 1 point. It's getting into dangerous time now, where you must pick 3 of 4, and if you still have a replacement left, you need to pick all 4 matches. How will competitors deal with Mary Pierce following her upset of Venus Williams? Is Myskina playing well enough to get past Schiavone? Will Alicia Molik's cinderella run continue against the feisty Japanese woman Sugiyama? And will Mauresmo continue her run through the field over arguably the strongest Russian in the field right now Kuznetsova? Only time will tell.

alwayshingis
Aug 18th, 2004, 07:54 PM
QF:

1. Henin-Hardenne d. Pierce 6-3 7-5
2. Myskina d. Schiavone 6-4 6-4
3. Molik d. Sugiyama 6-3 7-5
4. Mauresmo d. Kuznetsova 6-3 7-5

AHH! These could ALL be wrong!

jrm
Aug 18th, 2004, 08:11 PM
QF:

01: MYSKINA def. SCHIAVONE 6-4 7-5
02: SUGIYAMA def. MOLIK 6-4 6-2
03: MAURESMO def. KUZNETZOVA 6-4 6-3

foreva lindsay
Aug 18th, 2004, 08:30 PM
qf:
Maursemo d Kuznetsova 6-3 6-4
Henin Hardenne d Pierce 7-5 6-3
Myskina d Schiavone 6-3 7-5

QuicKyMonSter
Aug 18th, 2004, 08:42 PM
QF:
Sugiyama def. Molik 7-5, 6-4
Henin-Hardenne def. Pierce 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Mauresmo def. Kuznetsova 5-7, 6-4. 6-3

SzavayFi
Aug 18th, 2004, 11:53 PM
3rd Round
Sugiyama def Molik 6-3 6-4
Henin-Hardenne def Peirce 6-3 6-4
Kuznetsova def Mauresmo 7-6 7-5

Mr_Molik
Aug 19th, 2004, 04:44 AM
Molik def Sugiyama 6-3, 6-4
Mauresmo def Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-4
Henin-Hardenne def Pierce 6-3, 6-4

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 19th, 2004, 07:46 AM
QF picks

1 -- Mauresmo over Kuznetsova 6-3, 7-5
2 -- Myskina over Schiavone 6-3, 6-0
3 -- Henin-Hardenne over Pierce 6-4, 6-7, 6-2

HectorMagnus
Aug 19th, 2004, 11:16 AM
QF:
Myskina def. Schiavone 6:3, 6:4
Molik def. Sugiyama 6:4, 6:2
Henin-Hardenne def. Pierce 6:3, 6:3

silverwhite
Aug 19th, 2004, 11:22 AM
QF:
1. Henin-Hardenne over Pierce 7-5 4-6 6-3
2. Mauresmo over Kuznetsova 5-7 7-6 6-4
3. Myskina over Schiavone 7-6 4-6 6-4

andrew_uk
Aug 19th, 2004, 11:35 AM
Quarter-Finals:

1 Molik def. Sugiyama 6-4 3-6 6-4
2 Myskina def. Schiavone 6-4 6-4
3 Henin-Hardenne def.Pierce 6-4 6-3

*Yoav*
Aug 19th, 2004, 12:44 PM
Henin def. Pierce 6:3 6:4
Myskina def. Schiavone 6:4 6:3
Mauresmo def. Kuznetsova 6:3 6:4

Aug 19th, 2004, 12:46 PM
1. Henin-Hardenne def. Pierce 6/4 6/4
2. Myskina def. Schiavone 6/4 6/2
3. Molik def. Sugiyama 3/6 6/4 6/4

For replacement purposes, if I need one:

Mauresmo over Kuznetsova 7/6 6/3

alwayshingis
Aug 19th, 2004, 06:48 PM
QUARTERFINALS SCORES:

1. Lady (LAT) ------------- 474 ---------(Avg. Pick = 18.23)
2. SpikeyAidanm (AUS) ---- 471 ---------(Avg. Pick = 16.82)
3. alwayshingis (GBR) ----- 442 ----------(Avg. Pick = 15.79)
4. Mr_Molik (AUS) --------- 431 ---------(Avg. Pick = 15.39)
5. *Yoav* (ISR) ---------- 426 ---------(Avg. Pick = 15.78)
6. jrm (---) --------------- 389 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.89)
7. silverwhite (SIN) -------- 384 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.71)
8. Noodely (USA) ---------- 359 ---------(Avg. Pick = 12.82)
9. nickvh (BEL) ------------ 303 ---------(Avg. Pick = 11.22)
10. andrew_uk (GBR) ------ 286 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.92)
11. foreva lindsay (GBR) --- 214 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.26)
12. HectorMagnus (VAT) --- 209 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.00)
13. marcobarella (ISR) ----- 131 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.92)

With just 3 total picks left, there appear to be 5 people still in the medal hunt: A Latvian, an Israeli, a Brit, and two Australians. And with a wonderful performance in the Quarterfinals, Lady has moved into first place just 3 points ahead of SpikeyAidanm. These two look to have a compelling battle to the gold, and the other three look to be fighting for bronze. Will people pick Henin-Hardenne to come through after a nice win over Pierce, or will they be encouraged by Myskina's resurgence in a routing of Schiavone? Will they pick Molik to continue her improbable run straight to the gold medal match, or will they pick Mauresmo to come through after a three-setter against Kuznetsova?

NOTE: If you haven't noticed, there is listed ONE pick for the final. This means you may pick in EITHER the Bronze Medal Match or the Gold Medal Match. It should make things VERY interesting coming down to the line.

alwayshingis
Aug 19th, 2004, 06:51 PM
SF:

Henin-Hardenne d. Myskina 6-4 6-2
Mauresmo d. Molik 6-3 6-4

QuicKyMonSter
Aug 19th, 2004, 07:08 PM
SF:
1. Justine Henin-Hardenne over Anastassia Myskina 6-3 6-4
2. Alicia Molik over Amelie Mauresmo 7-5, 2-6, 6-4

foreva lindsay
Aug 19th, 2004, 09:52 PM
Henin Hardenne d Myskina 6-4 6-3
Molik d Maursemo 7-5 1-6 6-4

jrm
Aug 19th, 2004, 10:36 PM
SF:

HENIN-HARDENNE def. MYSKINA 7-5 6-4
MAURESMO def. MOLIK 2-6 6-4 6-1

SzavayFi
Aug 19th, 2004, 11:38 PM
SF: Henin-Hardenne def. Myskina 6-3 6-2
Mauresmo def Molik 7-6 6-2

Mr_Molik
Aug 20th, 2004, 04:52 AM
Molik def Mauresmo 6-4, 3-6, 6-4
Henin-Hardenne def Myskina 6-4, 7-6

HectorMagnus
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:08 AM
SF:
Henin-Hardenne def. Myskina 6:3, 6:4
Molik def. Mauresmo 6:3, 4:6, 6:3

*Yoav*
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:46 AM
Mauresmo def. Molik 6:4 6:3
Myskina def. Henin 6:3 6:4

silverwhite
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:14 AM
SF:
1. Henin-Hardenne over Myskina 7-5 6-4
2. Mauresmo over Molik 6-3 6-7 6-4

andrew_uk
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:22 AM
Semi-Finals:

1 Henin-Hardenne def. Myskina 6-4 7-5
2 Molik over Mauresmo 4-6 7-5 6-4

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:23 AM
SF picks:

Henin-Hardenne over Myskina 6-3, 2-6, 6-2
Mauresmo over Molik 7-6, 6-2

Aug 20th, 2004, 12:28 PM
1. Henin-Hardenne def. Pierce 6/4 6/4

Justine brough me a perfect guess!! :hearts: :bounce:

SF:

1. Henin-Hardenne def. Myskina 6/4 7/6
2. Mauresmo def. Molik 7/6 6/3

alwayshingis
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:35 PM
Justine brough me a perfect guess!! :hearts: :bounce:

:hearts: :hearts:

SzavayFi
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:48 PM
Final
Mauresmo def Henin-Hardenne 7-5 7-6

foreva lindsay
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:13 PM
henin hardenne d mauresmo 6-7 6-4 7-5

jrm
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:17 PM
F:

HENIN-HARDENNE def. MAURESMO 6-2 7-6

QuicKyMonSter
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:45 PM
henin-hardenne def. mauresmo 6-7, 7-6, 9-7

Mr_Molik
Aug 21st, 2004, 12:39 AM
Molik def Myskina 6-3, 6-4

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:44 AM
F:

Henin-Hardenne over Mauresmo 6-4, 6-2

alwayshingis
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:48 AM
SEMIFINAL SCORES:

1. Lady (LAT) ------------- 519 ---------(Avg. Pick = 18.54)
2. SpikeyAidanm (AUS) ---- 506 ---------(Avg. Pick = 16.87)
3. alwayshingis (GBR) ----- 471 ----------(Avg. Pick = 15.70)
4. *Yoav* (ISR) ---------- 446 ---------(Avg. Pick = 15.38)
5. Mr_Molik (AUS) --------- 441 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.70)
6. jrm (---) --------------- 411 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.70)
7. silverwhite (SIN) -------- 408 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.60)
8. Noodely (USA) ---------- 389 ---------(Avg. Pick = 12.97)
9. nickvh (BEL) ------------ 313 ---------(Avg. Pick = 10.79)
10. andrew_uk (GBR) ------ 298 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.46)
11. foreva lindsay (GBR) --- 224 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.67)
12. HectorMagnus (VAT) --- 219 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.43)
13. marcobarella (ISR) ----- 131 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.92)

Lady converted yet another perfect pick here in the semifinals to begin to run away from SpikeyAidanm in the hnt for gold. However, 13 points in a value that can be made up in one match, it is just very difficult. With a 25 point lead, alwayshingis would have to seriously falter, and *yoav* and Mr_Molik would need near perfection to change things in Bronze. Will Justine's fatigue after the Myskina match catch up to her against Mauresmo? Will Myskina be able to overcome the same problem going for the bronze against Molik? Only time will tell...

HAVE FUN :D

alwayshingis
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:49 AM
F:

Henin-Hardenne d. Mauresmo 7-5 6-4

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:54 AM
Looks like a Silver... :)

silverwhite
Aug 21st, 2004, 07:00 AM
Mauresmo over Henin-Hardenne 3-6 6-4 7-5

HectorMagnus
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:33 AM
F:
Henin-Hardenne def. Mauresmo 6:4, 6:3

*Yoav*
Aug 21st, 2004, 09:21 AM
FINAL:
Mauresmo def. Henin 6:4 6:3

Aug 21st, 2004, 01:59 PM
Justine brough me a perfect guess!! :hearts: :bounce:

SF:

2. Mauresmo def. Molik 7/6 6/3

Somehow I thought I predicted 6/4 in the 2nd, and I was upset that I missed a perfect prediction by 1 game! Good that I was wrong! :D

F:
Henin-Hardenne def. Mauresmo 6/4 6/4

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 21st, 2004, 02:39 PM
F:

Henin-Hardenne over Mauresmo 6-4, 6-2
Change to:

Henin-Hardenne over Mauresmo 6-3, 7-5

Mr_Molik
Aug 21st, 2004, 05:59 PM
ok i have to hope mauresmo wins(but not 6-4, 6-3) and i should get bronze :)

andrew_uk
Aug 21st, 2004, 06:08 PM
Oops I forgot :lol:

Hope this is in time:

Final:

Henin-Hardenne def. Mauresmo 6-4 7-5

alwayshingis
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:20 PM
FINAL SCORES:

1. Lady (LAT) ------------- 534 ---------(Avg. Pick = 18.41)
2. SpikeyAidanm (AUS) ---- 526 ---------(Avg. Pick = 16.97)
3. alwayshingis (GBR) ----- 487 ----------(Avg. Pick = 15.71)
4. Mr_Molik (AUS) --------- 476 ---------(Avg. Pick = 15.35)
5. *Yoav* (ISR) ---------- 446 ---------(Avg. Pick = 14.87)
6. jrm (---) --------------- 426 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.74)
7. silverwhite (SIN) -------- 408 ---------(Avg. Pick = 13.16)
8. Noodely (USA) ---------- 389 ---------(Avg. Pick = 12.54)
9. nickvh (BEL) ------------ 323 ---------(Avg. Pick = 10.42)
10. andrew_uk (GBR) ------ 313 ----------(Avg. Pick = 11.59)
11. HectorMagnus (VAT) --- 239 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.86)
12. foreva lindsay (GBR) --- 234 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.67)
13. marcobarella (ISR) ----- 131 ----------(Avg. Pick = 10.92)

SILVER: AUSTRALIA (SpikeyAidanm)
BRONZE: GREAT BRITAIN (alwayshingis)

CONGRATULATIONS to all involved. It was a fun tournament. Keep playing next week at the PILOT PEN! :D

alwayshingis
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:24 PM
RANKING PIONTS for OLYMPICS

2. SpikeyAidanm -- 174
3. alwayshingis -- 122
4. Mr_Molik -- 94
5. *Yoav* -- 86
6. jrm -- 78
7. silverwhite -- 70
8. Noodely -- 62
9. nickvh -- 47
10. andrew_uk -- 32
11. HectorMagnus -- 17
12. foreva lindsay -- 10

alwayshingis
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:24 PM
Overall Rankings after OLYMPICS:

1 *Yoav* -- 3105
2 jrm -- 2003
4 silverwhite -- 1737
5 ghosts -- 1592
6 alwayshingis -- 1335
7 SpikeyAidanm -- 1181
8 Hantuchov -- 1011
9 Mr_Molik -- 901
10 HectorMagnus -- 685
11 Botas -- 599
12 safwilldem -- 593
13 paellapan -- 425
14 mypapa je -- 326
15 kerbear -- 227
16 crazillo -- 209
17 andrew_uk -- 187
18 mboyle -- 180
19 _shorty_ -- 160
20 Buitenzorg -- 114
21 HoOvErPhOnIc -- 112
23 deckham -- 90
24 kwanfan – 89
25 foreva lindsay – 65
26 Noodely -- 62
27 Macrobarella – 60
28 =<QuickSnick>= -- 47
29 azza – 40
30 motta -- 37
31 Tennisfan-Mtl -- 30
32 bartektrz -- 15
32 wtafan_7 -- 15
34 twight6 -- 5
34 polishprodigy -- 5
34 Nir -- 5
34 matthias -- 5
34 Rafe306 -- 5

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 22nd, 2004, 02:15 AM

Mr_Molik
Aug 22nd, 2004, 05:06 AM
omg heartbreaking :bigcry: ive been so close to medals in so many events

Aug 22nd, 2004, 12:26 PM
Yay! I won!! Justine brought me the win in the Olympics too! :hearts: What can be better! ;)

Thanks, Spikey! :kiss:

And I almost guessed it correctly again for the final! :D

silverwhite
Aug 22nd, 2004, 12:33 PM