Topic: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Hello everybody!

As the picks are now closed, here are the picks of all the Yoda Crew member (21) participating in this 2017 US Open Yoda Cup!!


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Seeds 1-16:

Nadal (21) [everyone ] {IN, SF, +88}
Federer (21) [everyone] {IN, QF, +64}
Zverev A (20) [everyone except Johnny] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Dimitrov (16) [everyone except OZ, Johnny, Snolly, HTS, Murreee] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Cilic (13) [TE, OZ, Dwight, Edu, BHP, Charles, Mike, Snolly, Drivers, Murreee, Marco, HTS, Tenedab] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
RBA (4) [Johnny, Snolly, Spotec, HTS] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Tsonga (3) [OZ, Aiur, CC] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Kyrgios (3) [Adunar, Wimbo, Murreee] {OUT, 1st, -16}


Seeds 17-32:

Del Potro (12) [TE, OZ, Tono, Dwight, Edu, BHP, Drivers, Murreee, Marco, Aiur, CC, Tenedab] {IN, QF, +64} {BONUS +16}
Ferrer (10) [Adunar, TE, OZ, Tono, Dwight, Charles, Mike, Arvis, Spotec, HTS] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Querrey (7) [Wimbo, Edu, Charles, Johnny, Snolly, Aiur, CC] {OUT, QF, +64} {BONUS +16}
Monfils (4) [Tono, Johnny, Arvis, Marco] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Zverev M (4) [Mike, Drivers, Spotec, Tenedab] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Anderson (3) [Wimbo, Murreee, Johnny] {IN, SF, +88} {BONUS +16}
Muller (2) [Adunar, Arvis] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Khachanov (2) [BHP, HTS] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Ramos (1) [Snolly] {OUT, 2nd, +16}


Unseeded players:

Shapovalov (7) [Wimbo, Dwight, Mike, Drivers, Spotec, Murreee, HTS] {OUT, 4th, +48} {BONUS +32}
Kokkinakis (6) [Adunar, Tono, Edu, Johnny, Arvis, CC] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Johnson (3) [OZ, Marco, Tenedab] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Chung (2) [TE, BHP] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Karlovic (1) [Charles] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Dzumhur (1) [Johnny] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Struff (1) [Snolly] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Verdasco (1) [Aiur] {OUT, 2nd, +16}


Finalists:

Nadal (2) [Johnny, Aiur]
Zverev A (18) [everyone except Edu, Tenedab, Johnny] {OUT, 2nd}
Federer (19) [everyone except Aiur, Drivers]
Cilic (2) [Edu, Tenedab]
Dimitrov (1) [Drivers]  {OUT, 2nd}


Winners:

Federer (17) [everyone except Snolly, Drivers, Spotec, Aiur]
Zverev A (4) [Snolly, Drivers, Spotec, Aiur] {OUT, 2nd}


Formats:

Everybody picked the standard format: 5 (1-16) - 2 (17-32) - 1 (unseeded) except
Tono and Arvis went 4-3-1 and Johnny who decided to go 3-3-2 (WTF?)



WOMEN'S

Seeds 1-16:

Pliskova Ka (21) [everyone] {OUT, QF, +64}
Muguruza (20) [everyone except TE] {OUT, 4th, +48}
Svitolina (16) [everyone except Tono, BHP, Spotec, Aiur, CC] {OUT, 4th, +48}
Williams V (11) [Wimbo, Tono, Dwight, Edu, Charles, Johnny, Mike, Drivers, Spotec, Murreee, Marco] {IN, SF, +88}
Wozniacki (9) [Adunar, TE, Wimbo, BHP, Mike, Arvis, HTS, CC, Tenedab] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Konta (9) [TE, OZ, Tono, Edu, BHP, Murreee, Marco, Aiur, HTS] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Halep (6) [Adunar, TE, Dwight, Charles, Snolly, Drivers] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Kuznetsova (5) [Snolly, Arvis, Spotec, Aiur, CC] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Keys (5) [OZ, BHP, Aiur, CC, Tenedab] {IN, QF, +64}
Kerber (2) [Tono, Spotec] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Ostapenko (1) [Johnny] {OUT, 3rd, +32}


Seeds 17-32:

Vandeweghe (10) [OZ, Dwight, Edu, Charles, Johnny, Snolly, Arvis, Murreee, Marco, Aiur, ] {IN, SF, +88} {BONUS +16}
Gavrilova (8) [Charles, Mike, Snolly, Drivers, Spotec, Murreee, Aiur, HTS] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Garcia (4) [Adunar, TE, Marco, Tenedab] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Peng (4) [Adunar, OZ, Tono, BHP] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Strycova (4) [Wimbo, Tono, BHP, Edu] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Goerges (4) [Arvis, Spotec, CC, Tenedab] {OUT, 4th, +48} {BONUS +16}
Vesnina (1) [Drivers] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Pavlyuchenkova (1) [Mike] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Konjuh (1) [HTS] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Rybarikova (1) [Wimbo] {OUT, 3rd, +32}


Unseeded players:

Stephens (12) [Adunar, TE, Tono, Dwight, Edu, BHP, Arvis, Drivers, Marco, Aiur, CC, Tenedab] {IN, SF, +88} {BONUS +32}
Bellis (3) [TE, Snolly, Murreee] {OUT, 1st, -16}
CSN (3) [Mike, Charles, HTS] {OUT, 4th, +48} {BONUS +32}
Sharapova (2) [Dwight, Johnny] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Barty (1) [Johnny] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Putintseva (1) [Wimbo] {OUT, 2nd, +16}
Makarova (1) [OZ] {OUT, 3rd, +32}
Witthoeft (1) [Spotec] {OUT, 1st, -16}
Cistea (1) [CC] {OUT, 2nd, +16}


Finalists:

Muguruza (19) [everyone except TE, Johnny]
Pliskova (9) [Tono, Dwight, Edu, Johnny, Mike, Snolly, Spotec, Marco, Tenedab]
Svitolina (8) [Adunar, TE, Wimbo, Charles, Arvis, Drivers, HTS, Murreee]
Keys (4) [OZ, BHP, Aiur, CC]
Wozniacki (1) [TE] {OUT, 2nd}
Williams V (1) [Johnny]


Winners:

Muguruza (15) [everyone except Tono, Snolly, Marco, TE, Johnny, CC]
Pliskova (3) [Tono, Snolly, Marco]
Svitolina (1) [TE]
V.Williams (1) [Johnny]
Keys (1) [CC]


Formats:

Everyone picked the standard format 5 (1-6) - 2 (17-32) - 1 (unseeded) except
TE, Dwight, CC and Johnny went 5-1-2


Number of players still in competition:

6: Marco, Murreee, Dwight, Edu, Aiur
5: OZ, Drivers, Tenedab, Tono, BHP, Johnny, CC
4: Arvis, TE, Wimbo, Charles
3: Adunar, Mike, Spotec, Snolly
2: HTS


-16 competition TOTAL: 46
4: HTS, Tono, Adunar, TE
3: Spotec, Charles, Snolly, Murreee
2: Dwight, OZ, Edu, BHP, Arvis, Mike
1: Drivers, CC, Wimbo, Johnny, Marco, Aiur
0: Tenedab





UPDATED

Last edited by Adunar (Sep. 6, 2017 4:03pm)

Champion: '16 Rey Saber, '16 & '14  Lord Vader, '14 King Droid, '14 Naboo Champion
Runner-Up: '13 Yoda Cup Guru, '15 & '13 Lord Vader, '15 Naboo Champion
Yoda Crew player of the year: '16 & '14
YC Wins: '12 & '13 Wimbledon

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Thanks Arnie! Bravo to the post of awesomeness!

16 Wimby 14 US Open Yoda Cup
16 Wimby 14 RG Alpha Cup
12, 13 & 16 King Droid
15 Naboo Cup 14 Lord Vader- RU

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Thanks, Arnie. That was quick blood drawn!

Champion: '16 Padme Cup, '16 Roland Garros Yoda Cup,' 16 Leia Tiara, '15 Lando Calrissian's Ring (250's), '15 GQ "The Green Anackin", '16 Trophy Case Award
Runner Up: '16 Rey Saber, '13 US Open Yoda Cup, '14 R2D2 Phoenix Crown.

I am my own daughter!

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Post of incredible awesomeness, Arnie!

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Awesome sauce!

16 Wimby 14 US Open Yoda Cup
16 Wimby 14 RG Alpha Cup
12, 13 & 16 King Droid
15 Naboo Cup 14 Lord Vader- RU

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I always know I've outdone myself when I still get a "WTF??" for something I've done LOL

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Go Johnny!

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Thanks Arnie, enjoy the honeymoon!

2017 - Inducted Into The Yoda Crew Hall Of Fame, 2016 Padme Runner Up
2015 - Obi Wan Master, King Droid, Yoda Crew Player Of The Year, 2014 Yoda Cup Guru Race Runner Up
2013 - Guru Race Winner (2014 Yoda Cup Guru), US Open Yoda Cup, Yoda Crew Player Of The Year
2012 - Lord Vader, 2011 - Wimbledon Yoda Cup

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Thanks Arnie, though the post doesn't look as awesome as usual with 2 -16s (and counting, no doubt)

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Well Johnny you always surprise me. And by looking at how we both fare so far, you look like the genius and me like an idiot!!

Champion: '16 Rey Saber, '16 & '14  Lord Vader, '14 King Droid, '14 Naboo Champion
Runner-Up: '13 Yoda Cup Guru, '15 & '13 Lord Vader, '15 Naboo Champion
Yoda Crew player of the year: '16 & '14
YC Wins: '12 & '13 Wimbledon

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Well AD, if it makes you feel any better it is usually me that's the idiot tongue

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Johnny_Incognito wrote:

Well AD, if it makes you feel any better it is usually me that's the idiot tongue

Not this time! Inspired team Johnny.

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Thank you Drivers smile

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Johnny Voodoo is back!!!! wink

2017 - Inducted Into The Yoda Crew Hall Of Fame, 2016 Padme Runner Up
2015 - Obi Wan Master, King Droid, Yoda Crew Player Of The Year, 2014 Yoda Cup Guru Race Runner Up
2013 - Guru Race Winner (2014 Yoda Cup Guru), US Open Yoda Cup, Yoda Crew Player Of The Year
2012 - Lord Vader, 2011 - Wimbledon Yoda Cup

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Hahahahahahahaha
We shall see.....

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Good luck to everyone as we head into week two. The picks only get more difficult!

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

#8 US overall mens but my womens team is dragging me down - Hopefully tomorrow will turn it around - Gotta catch Marco but Sloane is making it tuff - Good luck all...

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UPDATED

Sorry I couldn't update over the weekend

Champion: '16 Padme Cup, '16 Roland Garros Yoda Cup,' 16 Leia Tiara, '15 Lando Calrissian's Ring (250's), '15 GQ "The Green Anackin", '16 Trophy Case Award
Runner Up: '16 Rey Saber, '13 US Open Yoda Cup, '14 R2D2 Phoenix Crown.

I am my own daughter!

Re: Yoda Cup - US Open 2017

Thanks Edu.

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Murreee wrote:

#8 US overall mens but my womens team is dragging me down - Hopefully tomorrow will turn it around - Gotta catch Marco but Sloane is making it tuff - Good luck all...

We have the opposite problem Murreee, my men's team's struggled but my women's team's 19th. It looks like we went similar, only differences we have left are Sloane and Anderson, the former who I'm counting on to carry  me. That and if Pliskova wins the title

Last edited by Marco19 (Sep. 4, 2017 8:18pm)

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Go Coco - Cash is turning Coco into a Coco Champion - 2017 US Open..???

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So, Dtrain didn't make a team for US Open?

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Men's Champ: Murree - 864 pts

Women's Champ: Aiur - 840 pts

Imagine what these two could have done in the Yoda Cup Overall standings had they been around for all 4 Slams!

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Arvis wrote:

So, Dtrain didn't make a team for US Open?

He was a victim of the glitch and didn't realize it until after match picks started.  sad

16 Wimby 14 US Open Yoda Cup
16 Wimby 14 RG Alpha Cup
12, 13 & 16 King Droid
15 Naboo Cup 14 Lord Vader- RU

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Arvis wrote:

Men's Champ: Murree - 864 pts

Women's Champ: Aiur - 840 pts

Imagine what these two could have done in the Yoda Cup Overall standings had they been around for all 4 Slams!

I need to stop recruiting such talented players.  lol

16 Wimby 14 US Open Yoda Cup
16 Wimby 14 RG Alpha Cup
12, 13 & 16 King Droid
15 Naboo Cup 14 Lord Vader- RU