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Australian Open, 18 Jan'10 .. 07 Feb'10
Men's Singles Pro - Grand Slam

Points Table & Tournament Information

Winner2000pointsTournamentAustralian Open (64 draw)
Runner-up1200pointsTypeMen's Singles Pro - Grand Slam
Semi Final720pointsDate18 Jan'10 .. 07 Feb'10
Quarter Final360pointsCourt
Round 3180pointsSurfaceHard
Round 290pointsSetsBest of five (6 games per set)
Round 15point

News

Latest Scores: 8.2.10-2:11 Final: Anteros15-picachu211 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 7-6 +++ 6.2.10-15:45 Semi-Finals: Anteros15-Baghdad Baghdatis 7-6, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4 +++ 3.2.10-0:52 Quarter-Finals: Anteros15-djarvik 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 +++ 2.2.10-2:11 Semi-Finals: picachu211-MINNESOT AS 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 +++ 1.2.10-22:44 Quarter-Finals: MINNESOT AS-RAE1980 7-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 +++ 31.1.10-22:37 R16: djarvik-jacagest 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 6-2 +++ 30.1.10-18:39 Quarter-Finals: picachu211-Norberto H 7-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1 +++ 30.1.10-15:05 Quarter-Finals: Baghdad Baghdatis-ensaimada 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 +++ 30.1.10-9:28 R16: Baghdad Baghdatis-Rob ITST 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 +++ 29.1.10-22:24 R16: ensaimada-AMAZING ZIZOU 4-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4

Anteros15 Deflects Late Picachu211 Rally, Wins Grand Slam Title
08 Feb'10 - 20:03

Comfortably up two sets to love, Anteros15 successfully held off a fierce charge by Picachu211 in the final of the Australian Open, winning the coveted Grand Slam title, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(4), 7-6(2).

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Anteros15 Survives Baghdad, Will Play Picachu211 for Grand Slam Title
06 Feb'10 - 17:13

In front of 16,900 people crammed into Rod Laver Arena, Anteros15 pushed aside a defiant Baghdad Kebab, advancing to the final of the Australian Open. The unseeded American will next face Picachu211, a straight sets winner over ACEUSAM.

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Picachu211 Survives Epic with EPOX FR, Advances to Round of 16
25 Jan'10 - 12:55

The fans gathered at Rod Laver Arena were treated to a brilliant early round match as Picachu211, one of the Australian Open favorites, needed everything he brought to Melbourne, and more, to advance past the hard-hitting EPOX FR.

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Australian Open: Men's SIM Preview
18 Jan'10 - 12:48

From his courtside seat at Rod Laver Arena, Coolhand Texas filed the following report: a prediction-filled preview of the Men's Sim Draw - the first ITST Grand Slam contested with the recently adopted simulation-style rules.

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(1st round)

Rod Laver Arena

The two frenchman AMAZING ZIZOU and Tomlitom take the center court. These two know each others game pretty well from playing with each other in doubles. The higher ranked AMAZING ZIZOU is ranked higher and the favorite in this match. Tomiltom keeps pace with his counterpart and takes the lead with brilliant play in the tiebreak. AMAZING ZIZOU not wanting to be down two sets, breaks quickly and serves out the second set. AMAZING ZIZOU keeps his foot on the gas, and breaks Tomiltom in the third set, and keeps the lead. Tomiltom feeling the pressure of being down two sets to one and all his momentum gone, tries to fight back, but AMAZING ZIZOU gets one more break to secure the victory.

AMAZING ZIZOU - Tomiltom 6-7, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4

Court 4

The American emate007 had to fight through qualifers and now plays the world number 41, beltic caldy in a first round match. The extra court time that emate was able to get may have proven a difference maker, as emate007 came out and found his game quickly on the courts. Emate007 grabbed a quick break and backed up his service games which lead to a one set lead. Emate007 kept up his great form in the second set, and was able to produce the same result. Beltic caldy found his game in the third set, but not breaking emat007, he was forced to win it in a tough tiebreak. Emate007 headed into the fourth set, with a 2 set to 1 lead, emate007 put his game into that extra gear to to get the important break, which lead him to take the match.

emate007 - beltic caldy 6-3, 6-3, 6-7, 6-4


After the fans got settled into the seats from the earlier match, they awaited a highly anticipated match between the 13 seed SMP andyroro and the qualifier davidou88. SMP andyroro could not capitilize on any break points, but neither could his opponent; SMP andyroro fought his way through the tiebreak to take the early lead. The second set, fared much of the same no one being able to break; however this time davidou88 outplayed SMP andyroro in the tiebreak leveling it 1 set all. The third set, and no player could break, and once again another tiebreak. Davidou88 recaptured what he did in the second set to take the third. With momentum in his favor, davidou88 hoped to get the knockout break, but could not. So for the fourth time these players went to the tiebreak, SMP andyroro sensing the upset, tried to extend it to five sets, but was unable to reproduce what he did in the first tiebreak. Davidou88 took the 4th set and the match.

davidou88 - SMP andyroro 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6

(other first round news)

pfnerch beats gabe038 6-2, 6-3, 6-2
Rob ITST upsets (16) Amazing Matheja 6-4, 6-4, 7-6
didine17 takes out gianlucami 6-1, 7-6, 6-4
(10)djarvik defeats InfamousSlappy 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
SamL64 beats LAGMASTER 7-5, 6-2, 6-4
Mitro222 holds off Taca575 7-6, 7-6, 6-2
(7)Jacagest beats Moralspain 6-3, 6-3, 7-6
(8)TheSpecialist cruises over Chirs ITST 6-1, 6-0, 6-2
Hamburgerboy27 upsets Y enzo Y 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
(9)ACEUSAM fends off DARKSTYLE86 7-6, 6-3, 6-3
(15)Geissbock 79 defeats Arnovic 6-3, 7-6, 6-3
polenpower 83 takes out Rocketsfall 6-3, 7-6, 6-3
(4)RAE1980 rolls MasterJoe1988 6-0, 6-0, 6-2
(6)Coolhand Texas cruises over Brayn25 6-2, 6-2, 6-1
Picachu211 rolls jotito04 6-0, 6-0, 6-0
synesthesia70 triple bageled itst-camyspin 6-0, 6-0, 6-0
Puttu puttuu takes out Cro Morgan 6-2, 6-4, 6-1

 

(2nd Round)

Rod Laver Arena

The number 3 seed Swifty goes out onto center court hoping to get through to the third round. Swifty is one of the favorites to reach the final and even win it, but the fans can sense that he might be in a battle from the German Niten Doraku. Niten Doraku wastes no time in letting the fans know that he is here to play, he comes out in great form, going for his shots and making them. Swifty battles Niten Doraku in each game, but Swifty surrenders one of his service games allowing the German to take the first set. Feeding off the engery the fans gave him from the first set, Niten Doraku breaks Swifty’s serve twice in the second set, which allows him to serve out the second set. The fans are now really sensing the upset, but give Swifty a huge cheer urging him to take it to five. Swifty gets his game together and doesnt the German break, but gets a break himself and the second set. Swifty now with his feet under him earns another break and takes the 4th set; giving the fans what they wanted, a 5th set. Niten Doraku upset that he let his lead slip away from him, plays the 5th set like he has something to prove; he earns a break off Swifty’s serve. Niten Doraku, fighting his nerves, serves out the match in the 5th set, causing the first major upset of the tournament in the second round.

Niten Doraku - Swifty512 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3


The number 5 seed, AMAZING ZIZOU coming off his 4 set win, over his fellow Frenchman, now faces spanish qualifier patigilas. Patigilas comes out strong in the first set, stunning AMAZING ZIZOU by breaking him and taking the first set. AMAZING ZIZOU regroups in the second set, and holds serve, but is unable to break. He finally takes the second set in a tiebreak. AMAZING ZIZOU wanting to take his opponent out of it, hopes to break early, but he does not get the break. AMAZING ZIZOU has to fight through another tiebreaker to take the set. Patigilas does not go away and surprises the crowd when he breaks AMAZING ZIZOU and takes the fourth set. Both players feeling the nerves in the 5th set, were unable to break each other. Into their third tiebreak of the match, AMAZING ZIZOU hopes to recreate his performance in the other two tiebreaks. AMAZING ZIZOU does recreate that form and takes the match.

AMAZING ZIZOU - patigilas 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6


(Other second round news)

(1)Baghdad Kebab rolls emate 007 6-1, 6-0, 6-3
(2)Norberto H battles past puttu puttuu 6-2, 6-4, 6-1
(4)RAE1980 cruises over teach2005 6-2, 6-0, 6-2
(6)Coolhand Texas defeats RPlunk 6-2, 6-2, 6-0
(7)Jacagest breaks down Mitro222 6-3, 6-4, 3-0 (ret)
(8)TheSpecialist wears down Hamburgeryboy27 6-3, 7-6, 4-0 (ret)
(9)ACEUSAM beats USFEDERER 6-3, 6-1, 6-4
(10)djarvik defeats SamL64 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
(12)ensaimada survives didne17 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6
(15)Geisbock 79 rolls polenpower 83 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
Rob ITST cruises over pfnerch 6-1, 6-2, 6-1
Anteros15 beats Realloddy 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
davidou88 defeats synesthesia 7-6, 7-6, 6-2

(Other second round news)
(3) Anteros15 cruises over mr devilish 6-1, 6-0, 6-2


Rod Laver Arena

The number 3 seed Swifty goes out onto center court hoping to get through to the third round. Swifty is one of the favorites to reach the final and even win it, but the fans can sense that he might be in a battle from the German Niten Doraku. Niten Doraku wastes no time in letting the fans know that he is here to play, he comes out in great form, going for his shots and making them. Swifty battles Niten Doraku in each game, but Swifty surrenders one of his service games allowing the German to take the first set. Feeding off the engery the fans gave him from the first set, Niten Doraku breaks Swifty’s serve twice in the second set, which allows him to serve out the second set. The fans are now really sensing the upset, but give Swifty a huge cheer urging him to take it to five. Swifty gets his game together and doesnt the German break, but gets a break himself and the second set. Swifty now with his feet under him earns another break and takes the 4th set; giving the fans what they wanted, a 5th set. Niten Doraku upset that he let his lead slip away from him, plays the 5th set like he has something to prove; he earns a break off Swifty’s serve. Niten Doraku, fighting his nerves, serves out the match in the 5th set, causing the first major upset of the tournament in the second round.

Niten Doraku - Swifty512 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 6-3


The number 5 seed, AMAZING ZIZOU coming off his 4 set win, over his fellow Frenchman, now faces spanish qualifier patigilas. Patigilas comes out strong in the first set, stunning AMAZING ZIZOU by breaking him and taking the first set. AMAZING ZIZOU regroups in the second set, and holds serve, but is unable to break. He finally takes the second set in a tiebreak. AMAZING ZIZOU wanting to take his opponent out of it, hopes to break early, but he does not get the break. AMAZING ZIZOU has to fight through another tiebreaker to take the set. Patigilas does not go away and surprises the crowd when he breaks AMAZING ZIZOU and takes the fourth set. Both players feeling the nerves in the 5th set, were unable to break each other. Into their third tiebreak of the match, AMAZING ZIZOU hopes to recreate his performance in the other two tiebreaks. AMAZING ZIZOU does recreate that form and takes the match.

AMAZING ZIZOU - patigilas 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6

(Other second round news)

(1)Baghdad Kebab rolls emate 007 6-1, 6-0, 6-3
(2)Norberto H battles past puttu puttuu 6-2, 6-4, 6-1
(4)RAE1980 cruises over teach2005 6-2, 6-0, 6-2
(6)Coolhand Texas defeats RPlunk 6-2, 6-2, 6-0
(7)Jacagest breaks down Mitro222 6-3, 6-4, 3-0 (ret)
(8)TheSpecialist wears down Hamburgeryboy27 6-3, 7-6, 4-0 (ret)
(9)ACEUSAM beats USFEDERER 6-3, 6-1, 6-4
(10)djarvik defeats SamL64 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
(12)ensaimada survives didne17 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 7-6
(15)Geisbock 79 rolls polenpower 83 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
Rob ITST cruises over pfnerch 6-1, 6-2, 6-1
Anteros15 beats Realloddy 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
davidou88 defeats synesthesia 7-6, 7-6, 6-2

 

Margaret Court Arena

The 5 seed, Amazing Ziou has played a tough schedule and has spent a lot of time on court. His opponent ensaimada, the 12 seed, is more rested and looking to cause the upset. Amazing Zizou come out ready to play, getting a break and the first set from ensaimada. Ensaimada was able to step his game up in the second, earning a break; he was able to hold off Amazing Ziou’s efforts to break back, and served out the set. With one set all, Amazing Zizou knew that his chances would diminish in a 5th set; he fought his way through the third set, but could not break. In the tiebreak, he quickly tool control with dominance from the baseline. Amazing Zizou could feel the finish line, but ensaimada lessened the feeling when he broke in the fourth set, and took the fourth set. Giving it all in the fifth set, Amazing Zizou kept fighting for the break, but once again ensaimada was the one who break, and served out the match.

ensaimada - Amazing Zizou 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-3, 6-4


Hisense Arena

The American Coolhand Texas hopes to make his way onto the QF with a win over picachu211. Picahu211 came through a difficult five setter over EPOX FR. Picachu211 was making unnecessary errors early, and gave a break to Coolhand Texas, which he held to take the set. Picachu had a lapse in the second set, but caught on fire and broke back Coolhand Texas. In the tiebreak, Picachu continued his superb form, controlling it from the beginning. Coolhand Texas was able to hang in there during the third set, but Picachu stepped up his game once again late in the third, giving him the set. Picachu seemed to have the match, when surprisingly Coolhand Texas breaks and is able to hold out his serve for the set. In the deciding set, Picachu had a read on Coolhand Texas’ serve but he was able to defend off break point chances. In the tiebreak Picachu took off early, but Coolhand Texas was returning at 5-3 when he hit a blistering cross court return, only to have Picachu to come up with the drop shot of the match. Picachu closed out the match on the next point.

Picachu211 - Coolhand Texas 3-6, 7-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6

(other third round news)

(1)Baghdad Kebab takes out Rob ITST 6-3, 6-2, 6-1
(2)Norberto H battles past davidou88 7-6, 7-6 ,7-6
(4)RAE 1980 defeats Geissbock79 7-6, 7-6, 7-6
Anteros15 cruises over Niten Doraku 6-2, 6-1, 6-2

Rod Laver Arena

Out on center court, the 7 seed Jacagest, takes on 10 seed and American, djarvik. Djarvik is looking for his first slam QF appearance. Djarvik comes out in the first set playing very motivated and running after every ball; this tactic pays off in the end, earning himself the break and the first set. Jacagest starts to find the lines in the second set; putting balls just out of djarvik’s reach. Jacagest takes his chance, breaking djarvik’s serve and leveling the match. Both players fight for the crucial third set, to go up two sets to one; neither player was able to break, and both went into the important tiebreak with momentum. At the end of the tiebreak it was djarvik he wore down Jacagest making him hit that one extra ball. Djarvik could sense the finish line and his first slam QF appearance; with that motivating he played one of the best sets of the tournament breaking his opponent twice and taking the final set 6-2.

djarvik - Jacagest 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 6-2


MS QF

Rod Laver Arena

The number 2 seed faces the tough opponent picachu211. Picachu has played 2 straight 5 sets matches and may feel the affects during this match. However during the first set, Picachu shows his fine form that got him through the other tight matches, by playing some clutch tennis in the tiebreak and getting the early lead. That lead was short lived though as Norberto H showed why he was the number 2 seed by breaking Picachu in the second set and leveling the match. Picachu could sense another 5 setter but he wasnt hoping for it; it took a good turn for Picachu in the third set when he broke Norberto’s serve and earned the third set. Picachu thought that he was going to get out in 4, but norberto showed him that if he was going to win it was going to be another 5 setter, by taking the 4th set in a tough tiebreak. Picachu was up for the challenge and played some incredible tennis in the 5th set, taking it 6-1.

Picachu211 - Norberto H 7-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1


The second match on center court featured a prime matchup between the 4 seed, RAE 1980 and the 9 seed ACEUSAM. These players play complete opposite tennis, RAE will make you run, while ACEUSAM will use his power to wear you down. The first set went into a tiebreak, where ACEUSAM showed that his power got him the quick points to establish an early lead in the tiebreak, which he held for the set. By the end of the second set, it was RAE who was getting pushed around the court chasing balls that were clipping the line just out of his reach; RAE finally gave up his serve lat in the second set, and ACEUSAM served it out. RAE fought back courageously by breaking ACESUSAM late in the third set, to finally get on the scoreboard. With new confidence, RAE pushed ACEUSAM to a 4th set tiebreak, but thats as far as he would take it, losing the match in the tiebreak, thanks to some spectacular shot making by ACEUSAM.

ACEUSAM - RAE 1980 7-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6

Other QF results

(1)Baghdad Kebab battles past ensaimada 6-3, 6-4, 7-6
Anteros15 takes out (10) djarvik 6-3, 6-1, 6-0

 
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2 Norberto H 2
3 swifty512 3
4 RAE1980 4
5 AMAZING ZIZOU 5
6 Coolhand Texas 6
7 jacagest 7
8 diesel501 8
9 MINNESOT AS 9
10 djarvik 10
11 Xohrum85 11
12 ensaimada 14
13 SMP andyroro 16
14 ati4850 16
15 Mystical Lion 18
16 Amazing Matheja 20
17 InfamousSlappy 21
18 teach2005 24
19 didine17 25
20 Puttu puttuu 27
21 Mitro222 29
22 Moralspain 30
23 USFEDERER 31
24 Saarbrigga 32
25 gabe038 33
26 TeeAl 33
27 Rocketsfall 36
28 Anteros15 36
29 Cro Morgan 36
30 ANILTJE 40
31 beltic caldy 41
32 MasterJoe1988 BANNED 44
33 Realloddy 46
34 Taca575 47
35 RPlunk 48
36 Arnovic 48
37 Chris ITST 48
38 gianlucami 48
39 picachu211 54
40 Rob ITST 55
41 SamL64 58
42 patiglias 62
43 Y Enzo Y 64
44 polenpower 83 64
45 Tomiltom 64
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50 pfnerch -
51 gabiolen -
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