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Wanderer

[PREDICTION CONTEST] Tennis Roland Garros 2018

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Wanderer    583
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Prediction Contests Are Just-For-Fun Games

You don't need to be an expert to take part in a Prediction Contest. 

If a mistake penalizes you, always keep in mind that everyone is in good faith.

 

 

Competition Details
City

:FRA Paris :FRA

Start Date May 27th, 2018
End Date June 10th, 2018
Participants 25
Gold :NZL Wanderer :NZL
Silver :ITA Pablita :ITA
Bronze :CRO dcro :CRO

 

 

Instructions

 

In order to post your predictions, you have to do the following:

  • Select with your mouse specified content of the Post named Prediction Contest Design
  • Copy the selected content
  • Go to Reply Box at the end of the Page, click on "Reply to this topic"
  • Paste the copied content ( When information "You have pasted content with formatting" appears at the end of the Reply Box, ignore it, it will disappear eventually. DO NOT click on "Remove formatting" under any circumstances)
  • Once you have specified content in new Post, start making your predictions according to the Rules
  • To post your predictions, click on "Submit Reply" button

 

 

Rules

 

This Prediction Contest consists of two parts

In the first part of the Contest, you are predicting only winning players for First, Second, Third and Fourth Rounds, not scores.

To do that, you have to Copy/Paste or Type the name of the Athlete from the first Column (named First Round) into appropriateCells in Columns named First Round WinnerSecond Round WinnerThird Round Winner and Fourth Round Winner.

NOTE: When you Copy/Paste or Type the names, PLEASE, make it sure that the names you are entering in empty cells are THE SAME AS THE NAMES IN PREDICTION DESIGN TABLE. In other words, if you have "Caroline Wozniacki (2)" in first column, you should have "Caroline Wozniacki (2)" through your draw, and not "C. Wozniacki" or only "Caroline Wozniacki". If you see only "Novak Djokovic (18)" PLEASE, don't write "Novak Đoković" or "Novak Djoković" Just copy/paste as you see it. 

 

Example

Women's Singles

First Round First Round Winner Second Round Winner
Anna Blinkova (Q) Taylor Townsend (WC) Caroline Wozniacki (2)
Taylor Townsend (WC)
Yulia Putintseva Caroline Wozniacki (2)
Caroline Wozniacki (2)

 

Scoring system for the first part of the Contest:

For each correct First Round Winner you will earn      - 1 Point

For each correct Second Round Winner you will earn - 2 Points

For each correct Third Round Winner you will earn     - 4 Points

For each correct Fourth Round Winner you will earn   - 8 Points

You don't need to have both players correct for a particular match in order to earn Points.

If any match finishes with walkover - it won't be counted.

If any match finishes with retirement of one player, it still will be counted.

 

In the second part of the Contest, which starts with Quarterfinals, you are predicting both - a Winner and a Set Score for each match. From Semifinals onward, you will predict Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles matches as well.

To do that, you have to write in empty Cells a number of Sets won by each Athlete (or Doubles Team). If your prediction is that Athlete 1 is going to win, you should type appropriate number of Sets won by that player (3 for Men's Singles, 2 for all other categories) in appropriate Cell of A1 Column and do the same for Athlete 2 of that match-up. If your prediction is that Athlete 2 is going to win, then do the same accordingly.

 

Example

Women's Singles Semifinals

 

Date & Time (GMT +2) Athlete 1 A1 A2 Athlete 2
June 7th 2018, h. 13:00 Fatma Al Nabhani :OMA 2 1 :RSA Chanel Simmonds
June 7th 2018, h. 15:00 Sada Nahimana :BDI 0 2 :PNG Abigail Tere-Apisah

 

 

 

Scoring system for the second part of the Contest:

Quarterfinals

  • 8 Points - Correct Winner+Correct Set Ratio
  • 4 Points   - Correct Winner+Wrong Set Ratio
  • 0 Points   - Wrong Winner

Semifinals

  • 10 Points - Correct Winner+Correct Set Ratio
  • 6 Points   - Correct Winner+Wrong Set Ratio
  • 0 Points   - Wrong Winner

Finals

  • 12 Points - Correct Winner+Correct Set Ratio
  • 8 Points - Correct Winner+Wrong Set Ratio
  • 0 Points   - Wrong Winner

If any match finishes with walkover - it won't be counted.

If any match finishes with retirement of one player - you will earn points only for correct winner.

 

TB Rules

If two or more contestants have the same number of points at the end, Tie-Break rule will be applied to break the tie.

Number or perfect predictions from Quarterfinals to Finals will be compared for the involved contestants. If involved contestants are still tied, number of correct winners from Quarterfinals to Finals will be compared, then number of correct Fourth Round Winners, and so on.

 

Example

Contestant 1: 4, 8, 9, 3

Contestant 2: 4, 8, 8, 4

Contestant 1 will be placed ahead of Contestant 2.

 

Contestant with most points wins the competition.

 

The Ranking is determined by the Sum of Points the Contestant scores in all predicted Matches.

 

You can enter the Contest whenever you want. The moment you post your predictions is the moment when you are entering the Contest and your points will be calculated for all the matches you predicted AND which haven't started. 

In order to earn points from the start, you should post your predictions before the start of the first match of the Tournament - May 27th, h. 11:00 (GMT +2).

 

You can EDIT your predictions whenever you want until the start of the first match of the Prediction Design Post. Once competition starts, you are not allowed to edit your post and any further changes will be ignored. On contestant's request, edited predictions will be accepted, but contestant will earn 0 points for finished matches and the matches that have started. Moment at the latest editing will be considered as the entry moment, in other words. 

 

Qualifiers: If it happens that the main draws are already known, but qualifiers are yet to be determined and their placement in the draw, you can fill in the draw according to the Rules (meaning - you are putting in Qualifier 10 if Qualifier 10 appears in the first Column).

Once qualifiers are placed in the draw, I will put the names in Prediction Design post. If there is still time to edit your predictions, you are allowed to do so.

In Tennis there is always possibility of Draw Changes because of late Withdrawals. If there will be such late changes, all "new"1st Round Matches involving all moved Athletes will not be counted. It means you can receive Points for right predicted 1st Round winning Athlete only if the Match started with both Athletes from the Prediction Design Table.

You will be allowed to edit your Predictions (if you want) for the 2nd to 4th Round Matches involving moved Athletes, but only before the start of the first Match of the 2nd Round. All other editing will be ignored.
But please - before you edit, send a PM to the manager, otherwise editing will be ignored completely.

 

You can fill in Men's and Women's Singles Draws in separate posts if you want to.

 

If you want to comment on this Prediction Contest, please use Prediction Contests - Discussion Thread only.

 

If you have problem with the format, you can post your predictions in simplified format. Also, if the forum is down, or you cannot access the forum for any reason, you can send you predictions on e-mail: totallympics.predictions@gmail.com. Make sure your predictions are understandable. For instance, S. Williams 2-1 means Serena Williams wins 2-1. Williams 2 means nothing. And please, write your Totallympics username so the contest manager can know who actually sent predictions.

 

Every contestant MUST HIDE own predictions. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same with "[ /hide]" at the end of prediction post too. The hidden content will appear to other users as follows:

 

You don't have permission to view this hidden content

 

If you have any other questions concerning this prediction contest, problems with format, editing etc... please, contact the contest manager via Personal Message.

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Wanderer    583
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You MUST hide your post. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same at the end of prediction post with "[ /hide]" too.

 

PREDICTION DESIGN - START COPYING HERE --->

 

 

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Men's Singles

 

First Round First Round Winner Second Round Winner Third Round Winner Fourth Round Winner
Rafael Nadal (1)        
Simone Bolelli (LL)
Joao Sousa  
Guido Pella
Malek Jaziri    
Mikhail Youzhny
Andreas Seppi  
Richard Gasquet (27)
Denis Shapovalov (24)      
John Millman
Ryan Harrison  
Maximilian Marterer
Yuki Bhambri    
Ruben Bemelmans (LL)
Jurgen Zopp (LL)  
Jack Sock (14)
Diego Schwartzman (11)        
Calvin Hemery (WC)
Mirza Basic  
Adam Pavlasek (Q)
Matthew Ebden    
Thomas Fabbiano
Borna Coric  
Philipp Kohlschreiber (22)
Feliciano Lopez (28)      
Sergiy Stakhovsky (LL)
Mischa Zverev  
Florian Mayer
Aljaz Bedene    
Pablo Cuevas
Paolo Lorenzi  
Kevin Anderson (6)
Marin Cilic (3)        
James Duckworth
Hubert Hurkacz (Q)  
Tennys Sandgren
Evgeny Donskoy    
Jan-Lennard Struff
Steve Johnson  
Adrian Mannarino (25)
Fabio Fognini (18)      
Pablo Andujar
Dudi Sela  
Elias Ymer (Q)
Vasek Pospisil    
Marton Fucsovics
Alex de Minaur (WC)  
Kyle Edmund (16)
John Isner (9)        
Noah Rubin (WC)
Horacio Zeballos  
Yuichi Sugita
Peter Polansky (LL)    
Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Jeremy Chardy  
Tomas Berdych (17)
Albert Ramos-Vinolas (31)      
Mikhail Kukushkin
Jordan Thompson  
Casper Ruud (Q)
Leonardo Mayer    
Julien Benneteau
Nicolas Mahut  
Juan Martin del Potro (5)
David Goffin (8)        
Robin Haase
Ivo Karlovic  
Corentin Moutet (WC)
Martin Klizan (Q)    
Laslo Djere
Elliot Benchetrit (WC)  
Gael Monfils (32)
Nick Kyrgios (21)      
Bernard Tomic (Q)
Marco Cecchinato  
Marius Copil
Federico Delbonis    
Thomaz Bellucci (Q)
Jozef Kovalik (Q)  
Pablo Carreno Busta (10)
Roberto Bautista Agut (13)        
Denis Istomin
Marcos Baghdatis  
Santiago Giraldo (Q)
Jaume Munar (Q)    
David Ferrer
Rogerio Dutra Silva (Q)  
Novak Djokovic (20)
Fernando Verdasco (30)      
Yoshihito Nishioka
Guido Andreozzi (Q)  
Taylor Fritz
Nicolas Jarry    
Jared Donaldson
Viktor Troicki  
Grigor Dimitrov (4)
Dominic Thiem (7)        
Ilya Ivashka (Q)
Stefanos Tsitsipas  
Carlos Taberner (Q)
Oscar Otte (LL)    
Matteo Berrettini
Ernests Gulbis (Q)  
Gilles Muller (29)
Kei Nishikori (19)      
Maxime Janvier (WC)
Benoit Paire  
Roberto Carballes Baena
Nikoloz Basilashvili    
Gilles Simon
Frances Tiafoe  
Sam Querrey (12)
Lucas Pouille (15)        
Daniil Medvedev
Peter Gojowczyk  
Cameron Norrie
Karen Khachanov    
Andreas Haider-Maurer
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez  
Stan Wawrinka (23)
Damir Dzumhur (26)      
Denis Kudla (Q)
Gregoire Barrere (WC)  
Radu Albot
Jiri Vesely    
Dusan Lajovic
Ricardas Berankis  
Alexander Zverev (2)

 

 

Women's Singles

 

First Round First Round Winner Second Round Winner Third Round Winner Fourth Round Winner
Simona Halep (1)        
Alison Riske
Myrtille Georges (WC)  
Taylor Townsend (WC)
Bethanie Mattek-Sands    
Johanna Larsson
Andrea Petkovic  
Kristina Mladenovic (29)
Daria Gavrilova (24)      
Sorana Cirstea
Bernarda Pera  
Elena Vesnina
Heather Watson    
Oceane Dodin
Varvara Lepchenko  
Elise Mertens (16)
Angelique Kerber (12)        
Mona Barthel
Ana Bogdan  
Marketa Vondrousova
Aliaksandra Sasnovich    
Denisa Allertova
Aryna Sabalenka  
Kiki Bertens (18)
Shuai Zhang (27)      
Kristina Kucova
Irina-Camelia Begu  
Anna K. Schmieldova
Shuai Peng    
Aleksandra Krunic
Yingying Duan  
Caroline Garcia (7)
Garbine Muguruza (3)        
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Fiona Ferro (WC)  
Carina Witthoeft
Samantha Stosur    
Yanina Wickmayer
Polona Hercog  
An. Pavlyuchenkova (30)
Magdalena Rybarikova (19)      
Luksika Kumkhum
Belinda Bencic  
Deborah Chiesa (Q)
Lesia Tsurenko    
Stefanie Voegele
Laura Siegemund  
Coco Vandeweghe (15)
Julia Goerges (11)        
Dominika Cibulkova
Alison van Uytvanck  
Isabelle Wallace (WC)
Kristyna Pliskova    
Serena Williams
Natalia Vikhlyantseva  
Ashleigh Barty (17)
Maria Sharapova (28)      
Richel Hogenkamp (Q)
Kateryna Bondarenko  
Donna Vekic
Lucie Safarova    
Jessika Ponchet (WC)
Barbora Krejcikova (Q)  
Karolina Pliskova (6)
Jelena Ostapenko (5)        
Kateryna Kozlova
Katerina Siniakova  
Victoria Azarenka
Saisai Zheng    
Ekaterina Makarova
Kurumi Nara  
Barbora Strycova (26)
Johanna Konta (22)      
Yulia Putintseva
Jennifer Brady  
Amandine Hesse (WC)
Petra Martic    
Yafan Wang
Qiang Wang  
Venus Williams (9)
Madison Keys (13)        
Sachia Vickery
Caroline Dolehide (Q)  
Viktorija Golubic (Q)
Magda Linette    
Zarina Diyas
Sofia Kenin  
Naomi Osaka (21)
Mihaela Buzarnescu (31)      
Vania King
Rebecca Peterson (Q)  
Su-Wei Hsieh
Francesca Schiavone (Q)    
Viktoria Kuzmova
Ajla Tomljanovic  
Elina Svitolina (4)
Petra Kvitova (8)        
Veronica Cepede Ryog
Lara Arruabarrena  
Timea Babos
Alexandra Dulgheru (Q)    
Christina McHale
Madison Brengle  
Anett Kontaveit (25)
Anastasija Sevastova (20)      
Mariana Duque-Marino (Q)
Camila Giorgi  
Grace Min (Q)
Magdalena Frech (Q)    
Ekaterina Alexandrova
Arantxa Rus (LL)  
Sloane Stephens (10)
Daria Kasatkina (14)        
Kaia Kanepi
Tatjana Maria  
Kirsten Flipkens
Mandy Minella    
Maria Sakkari
Ana Konjuh  
Carla Suarez Navarro (23)
Alize Cornet (32)      
Sara Errani
Chloe Paquet (WC)  
Pauline Parmentier (WC)
Dalila Jakupovic (LL)    
Georgina Garcia Perez (Q)
Danielle Collins  
Caroline Wozniacki (2)

 

 

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---> PREDICTION DESIGN - STOP COPYING HERE

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