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#1143222 - Thu Aug 25 2016 12:31 AM Results & Standings .. US Open
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US Open 2016

It's been an interesting year in the Grand Slams so far. 3 different women have won each of the slams going into the year's final Slam. Can one of them win a second title? Will it be Serena? Or Kerber? or Muguruza? Or someone else holding aloft the trophy on September 10?

Djokovic won the first 2 slams this year, but then Murray won the 3rd and also at Rio...which of the 2 will be smiling on September 11? Or will there be someone else instead?

srini701 managed to hold off N-Bomb in BOTH 2014 and 2015 for the women's title here. Can he do it a 3rd time too? Or will there be a new champion for us too? N-Bomb is also defending the men's title here. Can ElfTwinkle win a 3rd men's title for the year after wins at both the Australian and French?

Sign up here to know what happens when the US Open kicks off Monday, August 29. Tipping threads will be up soon as the draws are announced.



Edited by gtho4 (Wed Aug 31 2016 05:45 AM)
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#1143229 - Thu Aug 25 2016 01:19 AM Re: US Open Tennis 2016 ...Sign Up Sheet
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I'm in

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#1143237 - Thu Aug 25 2016 03:24 AM Re: US Open Tennis 2016 ...Sign Up Sheet
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#1143432 - Sat Aug 27 2016 03:25 PM Re: US Open Tennis 2016 ...Sign Up Sheet
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I'll give this a go

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#1144899 - Fri Sep 16 2016 04:47 AM Re: Results & Standings .. US Open
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Posts: 9602
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Women's
Competition
US Open
2016
Final Results

13 players lodged tips smile :

6-3, 4-6, 6-4

6-2, 7-6 (5)
6-4, 6-3

6-2, 4-6, 6-3
6-0, 6-2
6-2, 6-2
7-5, 6-0
Angelique Kerber [2] beat Karolina Pliskova [10]

Karolina Pliskova [10] beat Serena Williams [1]
Angelique Kerber [2] beat Caroline Wozniacki [33]

Serena Williams [1] beat Simona Halep [5]
Caroline Wozniacki [33] beat Anastasija Sevastova [33]
Karolina Pliskova [10] beat Ana Konjuh [33]
Angelique Kerber [2] beat Roberta Vinci [7]


Points distribution

Women's Competition

pts seed PP Diz Elf g95 gt4 H72 illi N-B ozz pap sri wwe N-Li fif

5 Winner Angelique Kerber (2) 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 7 0 7

3 Finalists Angelique Kerber (2) 5 5 5 0 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 0 5
Karolina Pliskova (10) 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 Semi-Finalists Angelique Kerber (2) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 0 4
Karolina Pliskova (10) 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0
Serena Williams (1) 3 3 0 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 3
Caroline Wozniacki (33) 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0

1 Quarter-Finalists Angelique Kerber (2) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Karolina Pliskova (10) 11 11 0 0 11 11 11 11 0 0 11 0 11 11
Serena Williams (1) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Caroline Wozniacki (33) 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 0 34 0
Roberta Vinci (7) 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 8 8 0 8
Ana Konjuh (33) 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Simona Halep (5) 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 6
Anastasija Sevastova(33) 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Points 211 34 27 18 34 46 42 34 93 23 54 32 50 49
Tiebreaker 13 8 10 7 13 12 8 9 9 6 14 15 7 11

Final Standings!
  
picks pts
8 93 : ozzz2002
9 54 : srini701
4 50 : Nasty_liar
9 49 : fifiona81
8 46 : Howie72
8 42 : illiniman14
7 34 : gtho4
7 34 : N-Bomb
7 34 : Dizart
7 32 : wwe84
6 27 : ElfTwinkle
6 23 : paper_aero
5 18 : George95
15 211 : Perfect picks

  • A Hearty Welcome to Nasty_liar and fifiona81 to the tennis comps of this forum...always a pleasure to add newcomers smilee
  • The last time ozzz2002 won the title here in our comp in the women's section was way back in 2004, in the inaugural comp...since then he kept falling short, often agonizingly close to the podium, despite making some bold and outrageous picks...Caroline Wozniacki made sure ozzz2002 would end the Grand Slams in 2016 on a happy note here, advancing all the way to the semis as he predicted....that one tip alone would have sufficed for him to win the title here crazy
  • Miss Wozniacki also helped one of our debutants, Nasty_liar, land a podium spot despite having the least number of right picks...he only had 4 quarter-finalists to prop him up, but a worthy debut on the whole smile
  • Ozzz2002's sprint with Wozniacki left our 2-time champion in the women's section, srini701, to settle for the silver this year. Our other debutant fifiona81 also had a creditable start, just finishing out of the medals.
  • Angelique Kerber capped a glorious year in her career by winning her first US Open title (to go with the Australian Open title and a finals at Wimbledon). Serena Williams' loss in the semifinals meant Kerber also ascended to the number 1 spot in the rankings. Karolina Pliskova, who had previously never gone past the 3rd round of a Slam, had a dream fortnight at New York and srini and Howie saw that coming....none of us could pick the 2 other surprise runs of this year though (ever heard of Ana Konjuh or Anastasija Sevastova anyone? confused )
  • Men's results coming up in a while after I compute them grin but congratulations till then to ozzz2002, srini701 and Nasty_liar
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#1145112 - Sun Sep 18 2016 11:29 PM Re: Results & Standings .. US Open
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Forum Champion

Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 9602
Loc: Hyderabad India           

Men's
Competition
US Open
2016
Final Results

13 players lodged tips smile :

6-7(1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3

6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2
4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2

6-3, 6-2 Retired
6-4, 6-3, 6-3
7-6(5), 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5
Stan Wawrinka [3] beat Novak Djokovic [1]

Novak Djokovic [1] beat Gael Monfils [10]
Stan Wawrinka [3] beat Kei Nishikori [6]

Novak Djokovic [1] beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga [9]
Gael Monfils [10] beat Lucas Pouille [24]
Stan Wawrinka [3] beat J. del Potro [33]
Kei Nishikori [6] beat Andy Murray [2]


Points distribution

Men's Competition

pts seed PP Diz Elf g95 gt4 H72 illi N-B ozz pap sri wwe N-Li fif

5 Winner Stan Wawrinka (3) 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 Finalists Stan Wawrinka (3) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Novak Djokovic (1) 4 4 0 4 4 4 0 4 0 4 0 4 0 4

2 Semi-Finalists Stan Wawrinka (3) 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
Novak Djokovic (1) 3 3 3 3 3 3 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 3
Kei Nishikori (6) 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gael Monfils (10) 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 Quarter-Finalists Stan Wawrinka (3) 4 4 4 0 0 4 4 4 0 4 4 4 4 4
Novak Djokovic (1) 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 2
Kei Nishikori (6) 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 0 7 7 7 7 7
Gael Monfils (10) 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
JM Del Potro (33) 34 0 34 0 34 0 34 34 0 34 34 0 34 34
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (9) 10 0 0 10 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
Andy Murray (2) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Lucas Pouille (24) 25 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Points 142 28 53 54 63 34 63 57 16 57 53 38 48 62
Tiebreaker 19 23 19 20 23 18 12 17 14 24 13 23 18 17

Final Standings!
  
picks pts
7 63 : gtho4
6 63 : illiniman14
8 62 : fifiona81
7 57 : N-Bomb
7 57 : paper_aero
7 54 : George95
6 53 : ElfTwinkle
6 53 : srini701
4 48 : Nasty_liar
8 38 : wwe84
7 34 : Howie72
7 28 : Dizart
3 16 : ozzz2002
15 142 : Perfect picks

  • Apologies over the delay in posting these...thought I had them done last week confused crazy
  • We had 7 picks for Andy Murray, 5 for Novak Djokovic and even 1 for Milos Raonic to win this year's US Open...not 1 for Stan Wawrinka....we even managed to pick Rafael Nadal, Sam Querrey, Marin Cilic to reach the finals...not one of us picked Wawrinka to even reach the finals...and yet, at the end of the final Sunday of the year's Grand Slams, it was Stan Wawrinka who was left smiling and holding aloft his 3rd Grand Slam title.
  • Djokovic had a weird US Open, hardly getting to play in the initial rounds and his wrist was probably wonky all along...I believe a "better" player than Monfils would have taken the Djoker out in the semis itself...Murray seemed to be cruising towards the title till he ran into an inspired Nishikori in the quarters...Del Potro took some more steps towards regaining his place among the game's elite by making it to the quarters...Pouille continued his rise with a second consecutive quarters in a Grand Slam...Nadal and Raonic went away quietly, as did Kyrgios and Querrey...
  • But we certainly had our BEST EVER competition here in a very long time.... Between us, we managed to pick all the 8 quarter-finalists grin We needed tie-breakers to sort many positions, including one for the gold medal....don't ever remember doing that in this comp in the 4 years I have been running the Slams shocked
  • At the end of it all, our debutant fifiona81 walked away with the bronze (with Nasty_liar taking bronze in the women's, it turned out to be a fine year for debutants smilee ) ...fifiona fell short by just a single point!
  • illiniman14 and gtho4 tied for the top but a better tie-break (+4 for gth04, -7 for illiniman) ensured both the gold medals from this year's US Open went Down Under...
  • We also needed tie-breaks to separate N-Bomb and paper_aero, and again ElfTwinkle and srini701....ozzz2002 did an "ozzz" and went away with a spoon in the men's comp, after his gold in the women's blush .... I can now relax again till January 2017 to see what he will come up with next when we meet at the Australian Open smile
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#1145114 - Sun Sep 18 2016 11:37 PM Re: Results & Standings .. US Open
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FT Grand Slam winners in 2016


Women
Men
Australian Open
srini701
ElfTwinkle
French Open
N-Bomb
ElfTwinkle
Wimbledon
illiniman14
N-Bomb
US Open
ozzz2002
gtho4
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#1145135 - Mon Sep 19 2016 06:48 AM Re: Results & Standings .. US Open
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Great work, Srini, and a big thank you to Caroline Wozniacki! smile
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#1145169 - Mon Sep 19 2016 02:58 PM Re: Results & Standings .. US Open
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Yes, thanks Miss Wozniacki, you're amazing!

No thanks Mr. Cilic though! You were supposed to get me the points in the mens!


Edited by nasty_liar (Mon Sep 19 2016 02:59 PM)

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#1145172 - Mon Sep 19 2016 03:06 PM Re: Results & Standings .. US Open
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I guess my thanks have to go to Juan Martin del Potro for doing so well in the Olympics that it seemed worth picking him for this too - and to Srini for organising!!

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