Arvis wrote:

Padme is like the one comp I'm actually doing well in (missed 4 tournament and still in 9th) but I may have flushed that right down the toilet with my thrown-together team here.  I mean, Kontaveit?  What?  Sounded good at 12:30am.

Well, the system clearly works!!! smile

TennisElbow wrote:

WARNING

This is not a drill. Madrid play may start on SATURDAY (tomorrow). Please keep your children indoors and make your picks as soon as possible.

REPEAT

This is not a drill.

!!! Thanks TE!

Dtrain wrote:

Congrats Tennis Elbow and Milo!

Good effort guys!

Tono wrote:

Congratulations to Drivers on winning the Rey Saber Miami bracket last week, it was Jenny's second Rey bracket win of the year and rounded out a great fantasy tennis week for her, her nearest challengers in Miami were a group of three (Tono, Adunar, LexusGF) who ended up six points adrift.

Thanks Tony.

TennisElbow wrote:

Great Isner pick, Arvis. Gets you back into the conversation in Vader. Going for the outsiders was the right move in Miami, eh?

Also, props to Drivers for a fantastic all round tournament: 1st In Vader and Rey, 2nd in Padme, 3rd in Obi-Wan!!! That's some going! Someone else who is stepping up to challenge for the big titles this year? 2018 is going to be an interesting one in the Yoda Crew.

Yes, congratulations Arvis! I’m actually very pleased John Isner won this time!
Thanks TE too - feel I’ve redeemed myself a bit after a dismal performance at IW!!

Terrific Isner pick Arvis!!

Congrats Dtrain and Dwight.

Tono wrote:

Goerges flopped again for me, not sure why I keep picking her, should have gone Vika instead I think.

Or Aga Radwanska!!! You've been so loyal to her in past picks Tony!

Aiur wrote:

Me & Drivers know what's up...Or maybe not.


Haha!!! Don’t count on it Aiur! I think I’ve been infected by the ‘Arvis curse’ recently!!

Congrats to the Del Po pickers! What a match!!

I wavered, then went for the wrong sister!

Milo wrote:

Not sure why I seem to like players that have a last name that starts with a K...

Konta...out
Keys...out
Kyrgios...out
Kerber...lost first set vs Makarova
Kvitova...barely won last match

then there is Grigor...? 

what the K is happening?

Kvitova out.........

Way to go doubles partner! I picked Petra because I thought Halep might still be carrying an injury!

Thanks Arvis.

Good move Edu!

Lexus-GF wrote:
Drivers wrote:

Will be in that area (Puno) around the time for making the Indian Wells picks......
I have a few friends who have been to Cuba who tell me it is a special place to visit.

Yes, honestly, it's a special place. Many people in the UK come to visit. If some day you decide to come, let me know and you will have a free tour guide at your disposal, hahaha. In addition, it would be an honor to meet a member of Yoda Crew in person.

Cheers Lexus. I wouldn't rule it out!! smile

Lexus-GF wrote:
Drivers wrote:

When we take the car to  Portugal we go through Spain. We love it and pick a different route each trip. So yes!  Also, this time next week we will be in Peru which is partly Spanish speaking.

If you like Spain, you will surely love Cuba too, our colonial architecture is Spanish, many cities here have historic centers that are similar to Spain, and we have a very hospitable town.
Not in Peru, but I was in Copacabana, Bolivia, a city on the shores of Lake Titicaca that is close to the border with Peru. Very interesting area to know about the Inca culture, with many ruins of Inca buildings.

Will be in that area (Puno) around the time for making the Indian Wells picks......
I have a few friends who have been to Cuba who tell me it is a special place to visit.

Lexus-GF wrote:
Drivers wrote:

I think it is, though I find I can get the gist more quickly with Spanish - maybe it has more in common with Latin than Portuguese does. I had a good grounding in Latin once upon a time!

Have you ever been in a country that speaks Spanish?

When we take the car to  Portugal we go through Spain. We love it and pick a different route each trip. So yes!  Also, this time next week we will be in Peru which is partly Spanish speaking.

Lexus-GF wrote:
Drivers wrote:

No Lexys.  Wish I could. I spend a lot of time in Portugal and I can speak a smattering of Portuguese;- but I find it a hard language to master.

Some people say that Spanish is also difficult to master for those who don´t know it, but with hard work nothing is impossible smile

I think it is, though I find I can get the gist more quickly with Spanish - maybe it has more in common with Latin than Portuguese does. I had a good grounding in Latin once upon a time!

Lexus-GF wrote:
Drivers wrote:

That sounds good to me. But (serious question)would the Portuguese pronunciation be the same?

Do you speak Spanish Drivers?

No Lexys.  Wish I could. I spend a lot of time in Portugal and I can speak a smattering of Portuguese;- but I find it a hard language to master.

That sounds good to me. But (serious question)would the Portuguese pronunciation be the same?

smile smile

For me you will stay as Aydyou!!

I agree Milo;- It's the real world of fantasy tennis!

tenedab wrote:

I look at it as the intriguing part of the game, trying to figure out who may possibly withdraw, taking it into consideration and then making your picks. Unfortunately, it only rarely works for me.

Totally agree TD. Also agree withMurree that it would be great to find a source of info with injury updates! Eg:- is Buzarnescu injured again??