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#634168 - Wed Jun 15 2011 10:44 AM Results & Standings .. Wimbledon
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Wimbledon 2011!
Men's and Women's singles:

Come one, come all, to the wonderful grass court venue of the All-England Tennis Club. In two days the draws will be announced for this prestigious tournament, played entirely on grass. Grass is Federer's preferred surface but he's been losing to Nadal consistently. It's also been a good surface to the Williams sisters who will both be back from injuries. Both Nadal and Serena defended their crowns last year, can they go for three?

Last year's FunTrivia competition was won by ozzz2002 and Sypher and the year before by paper_aero and srini701 (who said ozzz2002 sucks at tennis?). Will they defend their titles or will YOU become the next champion and get your name inscribed forever on the FunTrivia Hall of Fame? Only you can decide that for sure, so sign up here...

Scoring will be the same as that used for the Roland Garros, the Australian Open, and the US Open:

5 pts x 1 : picking the winner.
3 pts x 2 : picking a semi-final winner (picking a finalist).
2 pts x 4 : picking a quarter-final winner (picking a semi-finalist).
1 pt. x 8 : picking a quarter-finalist.
and seeding bonuses of course...

Tiebreakers as usual: Pick how many games the losing finalist will win, and second tiebreaker goes by total correct tips.

Tipping threads:

Men's Singles

Women's Singles


Edited by LeoDaVinci (Fri Aug 26 2011 09:33 AM)

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#634214 - Wed Jun 15 2011 12:22 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Yes I'll have another go
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#634220 - Wed Jun 15 2011 12:55 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Sign me up too, please. I will try to be more careful and not pick the same player twice this time.
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#634230 - Wed Jun 15 2011 02:03 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Originally Posted By: LeoDaVinci
will YOU become the next champion

You're, kidding right?

I'm in.

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#634255 - Wed Jun 15 2011 02:57 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Wouldn't want to miss it

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#634272 - Wed Jun 15 2011 04:44 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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I'm in.

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#634324 - Thu Jun 16 2011 12:51 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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yes please.
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#634433 - Thu Jun 16 2011 12:07 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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#634477 - Thu Jun 16 2011 02:37 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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count me in again

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#634689 - Fri Jun 17 2011 08:22 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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#634717 - Fri Jun 17 2011 11:39 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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I'm in!
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#634872 - Sat Jun 18 2011 06:28 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Tipping threads are now up.


Edited by LeoDaVinci (Sat Jun 18 2011 06:29 AM)
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#635708 - Tue Jun 21 2011 10:29 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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I'm in.
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#635834 - Tue Jun 21 2011 04:08 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Get in while you still can - the first round will end early tomorrow (GMT) and the tipping will be closed.
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#636430 - Fri Jun 24 2011 01:25 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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N-Bomb's the ONLY one of us NOT to pick Na Li in his 8....now, what did he know that the rest of us didn't? smile
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#636575 - Fri Jun 24 2011 11:26 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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The Women's side is wide open again already. Following #3 Li Na's exit, #2 Vera Zvonerava loses to Tsvetana Pironkova. Over on the Men's side #8 Andy Roddick lost.

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#636800 - Fri Jun 24 2011 08:41 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Originally Posted By: srini701
N-Bomb's the ONLY one of us NOT to pick Na Li in his 8....now, what did he know that the rest of us didn't? smile


So annoyed with myself I didn't pick Lisicki, I've been a fan of hers for ages, but totally skipped over her name in the draw! Hopefully she doesn't go and make the final or something smile

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#637497 - Mon Jun 27 2011 10:35 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Let's just award the men's title this year here to N-Bomb....he picked Tomic (18 year old qualifier world ranked some 150+) to reach the quarters!!!!!

And ozzz2002 may just have set/equalled a new record score here in the women's section wink


Edited by srini701 (Mon Jun 27 2011 10:39 PM)
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#639436 - Thu Jul 07 2011 07:27 PM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Originally Posted By: srini701
And ozzz2002 may just have set/equalled a new record score here in the women's section wink


Not a record to hold though!
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#639525 - Fri Jul 08 2011 08:23 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Men's
Competition
Wimbledon
2011
Final Results

14 players lodged tips:

6-4 6-1 1-6 6-3

5-7 6-2 6-2 6-4
7-6 (4) 6-2 6-7 (9) 6-3

6-3 6-3 5-7 6-4
6-3 6-4 6-4
3-6 6-7 (3) 6-4 6-4 6-4
6-2 3-6 6-3 7-5
Novak Djokovic (2) def. Rafael Nadal (1)

Rafael Nadal (1) def. Andy Murray (4)
Novak Djokovic (2) def. Jo-Wilfreid Tsonga (12)

Rafael Nadal(1) def. Mardy Fish (10)
Andy Murray (4) def. Feliciano Lopez (33)
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (12) def. Roger Federer (3)
Novak Djokovic (2) def. Bernard Tomic (33)


Points distribution

Men's Competition

pts seed pap BxB ozz ros too syp G95 LDV tri sri N-B H72 gth rxb

5 Winner Novak Djokovic (2) 7 7
3 Finalists Novak Djokovic (2) 5 5 5 5
Rafael Nadal (1) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
2 Semi-Finalists Novak Djokovic (2) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Rafael Nadal (1) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Andy Murray (4) 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (12)
1 Quarter-Finalists Novak Djokovic (2) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Rafael Nadal (1) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Andy Murray (4) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (12) 13 13 13 13 13 13
Roger Federer (3) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Mardy Fish (10) 11 11
Bernard Tomic (33) 34
Feliciano Lopez (33)
32 43 9 40 55 31 30 31 40 44 78 56 31 38
Tiebreaker: +8 +10 0 +3 +6 +5 +4 +7 +2 +5 +7 +8 +15 +4

Final Standings!
  
picks pts

10 78 : N-Bomb
11 56 : Howie72
10 55 : toocool4u
9 44 : srini701
10 43 : BxBarracuda
8 40 : triviapaul
8 40 : rossian
8 32 : paper_aero
8 31 : Sypher
8 31 : LeoDaVinci
8 31 : gtho4
8 30 : George95
3 9 : ozzz2002
8 38 : rxbigdawg***
15 149 : Perfect picks

  • Novak Djokovic continues his complete dominance of 2011 by knocking off Rafael Nadal in the Finals and shooting his record in 2011 to an astounding 48-1 (.980). He had already taken the World #1 ranking just playing in the final match.
  • N-Bomb wins the men's competition with 78 points, while our silver medalist Howie72 had the most correct picks at 11. N-Bomb went out on a limb and tipped Tomic to get to the quarters, and it paid off for him. Without that lone tip, he would have been pipped by srini701 for the bronze medal (both would have been 44, but srini picked 19 games to N-Bomb's 21).
  • Places six and seven, and also nine, ten, and eleven were decided on tiebreakers.
  • In an almost similar showing to the women's, ozzz2002 takes the Spoon here as well. frown
  • Note: rxbigdawg tipped after the commencement of the second round, therefore his tips did not count and that is why he is showing under ozzz2002. He is on here for posterity...sorry rx.
  • LeoDaVinci will see everyone in the US Open tournament in the fall.
  • Please go easy on me as this is my first write-up for a tennis comp.
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#639526 - Fri Jul 08 2011 08:23 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Women's
Competition
Wimbledon
2011
Final Results

14 players lodged tips:

6-3 6-4

6-4 6-3
6-1 3-6 6-2

6-1 6-1
6-4 6-7 (4) 6-1
6-3 6-1
6-3 6-7 (5) 6-2
Petra Kvitova(8) def. Maria Sharapova(5)

Maria Sharapova (5) def. Sabine Lisicki(33)
Petra Kvitova (8) def. Victoria Azarenka (4)

Maria Sharapova(5) def. Dominika Cibulkova(24)
Sabine Lisicki (33) def. Marion Bartoli (9)
Victoria Azarenka(4) def. Tamira Paszek (33)
Petra Kvitova (8) def. Tsvetana Pironlova (32)


Points distribution

Women's Competition

pts seed pap BxB ozz ros too syp G95 LDV tri sri N-B H72 gth rxb

5 Winner Petra Kvitova (8)
3 Finalists Petra Kvitova (8) 11 11 11
Maria Sharapova (5) 8 8 8 8 8 8
2 Semi-Finalists Petra Kvitova (8) 10 10 10 10 10 10
Maria Sharapova (5) 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Victoria Azarenka (4) 6 6
Sabine Lisicki (33)
1 Quarter-Finalists Petra Kvitova (8) 9 9 9 9 9 9 9
Maria Sharapova (5) 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Victoria Azarenka (4) 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Sabine Lisicki (33)
Marion Bartoli (9) 10 10 10 10
Dominika Cibulkova (24)
Tsevatana Pironkova (32)
Tamira Paszek (33)
45 51 0 13 10 45 18 26 13 50 51 58 13 54
Tiebreaker: +1 +6 +1 +6 +7 +3 +2 +1 +4 +1 ?? +2 +10 +5

Final Standings!
  
picks pts

7 58 : Howie72
6 51 : BxBarracuda
7 51 : N-Bomb
6 50 : srini701
6 45 : paper_aero
6 45 : Sypher
4 26 : LeoDaVinci
3 18 : George95
2 13 : triviapaul
2 13 : rossian
2 13 : gtho4
1 10 : toocool4u
0 0 : ozzz2002
7 54 : rxbigdawg***
15 246 : Perfect picks

  • The Championships see a new champion this year, Petra Kvitova, and the first Czech player in 13 years to win at the All-England Club.
  • BxBarracuda beat N-Bomb on a tiebreak as N-Bomb did not pick a number of games the runner-up would win.
  • paper_aero nipped Sypher on a tiebreak, since paper_aero picked that the runner-up would win eight games, and Sharapova won seven.
  • Places nine through eleven were also off tiebreaks, with triviapaul saying 11 games, rossian 13, and gtho4 17.
  • Poor ozzz. frown He gets another Golden Wood in tennis, and if I remember, the other one he had was in women's Wimbledon.
  • Note: rxbigdawg tipped after the commencement of the second round, therefore his tips did not count and that is why he is showing under ozzz2002. He is on here for posterity...sorry rx.
  • LeoDaVinci will see everyone in the US Open tournament in the fall.
  • Please go easy on me as this is my first write-up for a tennis comp...thanks. smile


Edited by dg_dave (Fri Jul 08 2011 08:24 AM)
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#639532 - Fri Jul 08 2011 09:48 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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I understand. It's nice to know where I would have stood. I work 60+ hours a week so I am sure this won't be the last time I am late for a pick.

Congrats to N-Bomb and Howie!
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#639534 - Fri Jul 08 2011 10:23 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Thanks for the results. At least I avoided the wooden spoon. Is there somewhere I can look to see how the scoring works? As a newcomer, I'm struggling to work out where the figures come from.
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#639536 - Fri Jul 08 2011 10:47 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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rossian, the scoring works as such:

Tipping the winner gets you 5 points and their seed (1-33). The runner-up gets 3 points and seed. The two semifinalists get you 2 points and seed, while each quarterfinalist gets 1 plus seed.

Say you picked Kvitova to win and no one else that made it in the final 8, your score would be as follows:

13 (5 + 8) for the win
11 (3 + 8) for making final
10 (2 + 8) for making semi
09 (1 + 8) for making quarter

Your total is 43 that way.
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#639540 - Fri Jul 08 2011 10:59 AM Re: Wimbledon 2011 - sign-up
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Thanks. I understand now. Congratulations to the winners, especially those who picked Kvitova.
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