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Date: 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58
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Subject: Jon Wertheim predicts
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens.seeds/?eref=T1




 
Date: 17 Jan 2009 10:35:27
From: kaennorsing
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
On 17 jan, 19:14, Sakari Lund <sakari.l...@welho.com > wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 10:04:52 -0800 (PST), kaennorsing
>
>
>
> <ljubit...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >On 17 jan, 19:01, Sakari Lund <sakari.l...@welho.com> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Aranci...@selin.com wrote:
> >> >http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens...
>
> >> 3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy season.
> >> Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
> >> generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't complain
> >> about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.
>
> >> WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not Auckland.
> >> And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while other
> >> top players have played much more?
>
> >I think he means too much tennis in the span of the three weeks to the
> >final weekend of the AO.
>
> Then "has already had a busy season" is a bad choice of words.

Maybe he means busy getting used to the new racquet and losing as many
matches with it as he won (2), then also busy explaining it to the
press?

:D


 
Date: 17 Jan 2009 10:04:52
From: kaennorsing
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
On 17 jan, 19:01, Sakari Lund <sakari.l...@welho.com > wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Aranci...@selin.com wrote:
> >http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens...
>
> 3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy season.
> Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
> generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't complain
> about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.
>
> WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not Auckland.
> And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while other
> top players have played much more?

I think he means too much tennis in the span of the three weeks to the
final weekend of the AO.


  
Date: 18 Jan 2009 09:00:22
From: DavidW
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
"kaennorsing" <ljubitsis@hotmail.com > wrote in message
news:0bb2f4fa-fbb8-4613-9329-
> On 17 jan, 19:01, Sakari Lund <sakari.l...@welho.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Aranci...@selin.com wrote:
> > >http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens...
> >
> > 3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy season.
> > Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
> > generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't complain
> > about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.
> >
> > WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not Auckland.
> > And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while other
> > top players have played much more?
>
> I think he means too much tennis in the span of the three weeks to the
> final weekend of the AO.

I think he simply got it wrong.





  
Date: 17 Jan 2009 20:14:53
From: Sakari Lund
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 10:04:52 -0800 (PST), kaennorsing
<ljubitsis@hotmail.com > wrote:

>On 17 jan, 19:01, Sakari Lund <sakari.l...@welho.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Aranci...@selin.com wrote:
>> >http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens...
>>
>> 3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy season.
>> Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
>> generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't complain
>> about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.
>>
>> WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not Auckland.
>> And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while other
>> top players have played much more?
>
>I think he means too much tennis in the span of the three weeks to the
>final weekend of the AO.

Then "has already had a busy season" is a bad choice of words.


   
Date: 19 Jan 2009 05:01:07
From:
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
In article <dv74n4l6jdnbdnqa4p490okf1mq0d9a1km@4ax.com >,
sakari.lund@welho.com (Sakari Lund) wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 10:04:52 -0800 (PST), kaennorsing
> <ljubitsis@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> >On 17 jan, 19:01, Sakari Lund <sakari.l...@welho.com> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Aranci...@selin.com
> wrote:
> >>
> >http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/me
> ns...
> >>
> >> 3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy
> season.
> >> Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
> >> generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't
> complain
> >> about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.
> >>
> >> WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not
> Auckland.
> >> And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while
> other
> >> top players have played much more?
> >
> >I think he means too much tennis in the span of the three weeks to
> the
> >final weekend of the AO.
>
> Then "has already had a busy season" is a bad choice of words.

Maybe he means "has already had a busy season losing". :)

wg


 
Date: 17 Jan 2009 20:01:59
From: Sakari Lund
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Arancione@selin.com wrote:

>http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens.seeds/?eref=T1

3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy season.
Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't complain
about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.


WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not Auckland.
And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while other
top players have played much more?



  
Date: 18 Jan 2009 17:23:53
From: Whisper
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
Sakari Lund wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:11:58 -0800 (PST), Arancione@selin.com wrote:
>
>> http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens.seeds/?eref=T1
>
> 3. Novak Djokovic: Defending champion has already had a busy season.
> Good for him taking a wild card this week in Auckland in hopes of
> generating some mojo; but is it too much tennis? Sure can't complain
> about his draw, but it's still hard to see him repeating.
>
>
> WTF is this? First of all, he took a wildcard in Sydney, not Auckland.
> And wasn't the Gulbis match his only match before Sydney, while other
> top players have played much more?
>



Wertheim has no background in tennis & clearly knows fuck all about the
game. I doubt he'd get work anywhere outside USA.


 
Date: 17 Jan 2009 09:58:20
From: kaennorsing
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
On 17 jan, 18:24, "Dr. GroundAxe" <ground...@hotmail.co.uk > wrote:
> <Aranci...@selin.com> wrote in message
>
> news:4cffc313-b286-4ee7-b3b0-05e282f495e0@y1g2000pra.googlegroups.com...
>
> >http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens...
>
> Safin as a dark horse for the title! Think he must have put that in for a
> joke.

I don't think it's a joke. Safin has never been consistent, but always
dangerous for anyone. AO is his best bet for another good run at a
slam title. I don't know what his current fitness state is, but if
Federer slips his draw might open up in time to catch fire. He was
ranked no. 75 last year when he reached the Wimbledon semi. He was
ranked no. 86 when he reached the final of the AO '04. On both
occasions he lost to Federer of who you think so lowly, but who's
really not that lousy.

He is currently ranked no. 27 ... so no joke. The dark horse label
suits him perfectly.


 
Date: 17 Jan 2009 17:24:21
From: Dr. GroundAxe
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts

<Arancione@selin.com > wrote in message
news:4cffc313-b286-4ee7-b3b0-05e282f495e0@y1g2000pra.googlegroups.com...
> http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens.seeds/?eref=T1

Safin as a dark horse for the title! Think he must have put that in for a
joke.



  
Date: 17 Jan 2009 20:04:03
From: Sakari Lund
Subject: Re: Jon Wertheim predicts
On Sat, 17 Jan 2009 17:24:21 GMT, "Dr. GroundAxe"
<groundaxe@hotmail.co.uk > wrote:

>
><Arancione@selin.com> wrote in message
>news:4cffc313-b286-4ee7-b3b0-05e282f495e0@y1g2000pra.googlegroups.com...
>> http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/writers/jon_wertheim/01/16/mens.seeds/?eref=T1
>
>Safin as a dark horse for the title! Think he must have put that in for a
>joke.

Not for the title. Hewitt is in the same dark horses category and he
says about him "Days of winning Slams are long gone". They are dark
horses to do something, like beat some top player.