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[Tennis/NSTT] Outdoor hard court season 10 [RP/Results]

Postby Ceni » Fri Feb 16, 2024 7:33 pm

NationStates Tennis Tour outdoor hard court season 10 RP thread

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This thread will be the thread where roleplays and results will be posted for the NationStates Tennis Tour's outdoor hard court season.

Scorination Details
All tournaments are scorinated on xkoranate. Singles tournaments have best of three tiebreak sets and doubles tournaments will be best of two sets with a match tiebreaker.

The logarithm ranking points are used. To determine the doubles seeding the average of the two doubles player's logarithmic rankings are used. Draws for both the singles and doubles competition are seeded. All roleplays are scored with quality over quantity emphasized. Multiple roleplays submitted on the same day will be counted as one larger whole. All players without ranking points will have a skill level equal to the lowest main draw player's logarithmic points, if that nation has roleplayed previously or in the tournament.

Where there are more entrants than available places, a knock-out qualification round is played. At the conclusion of each tournament, rankings are updated to reflect the new points earned by players. These points last one season.

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Outdoor hard court season 10 signups
NSTT Season 10 tournament timeline and rankings
NSTT Discussion/OOC thread
NSTT Discord server

Cenian Open IC Information

Timeline (all times in EST)
February 5 - Signups open
February 16 - Signups close
February 18-February 27 - Cenian Open
TBD - Signups reopen
TBD - Future tournaments in hard court swing
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THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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About the Complex
The National Racquet Centre is the premier tennis and racquet sports complex within Ceni, located in the capital Cenial, although there are many others (two of which, the Lake Cenial Tennis Centre and the Volatus Millenium Tennis Grounds, held tennis tournaments within Ceni, the Cenial Masters and Volatus Open respectively), as tennis is one of the most popular, if not the most popular, sport in Ceni. The NRC, in addition to tennis, also has facilities for recreational and professional play for squash, racquetball, table tennis, and badminton. There are twenty tennis courts at the facility: two stadium courts, Judi Valemartin Stadium and Adio Zevael Stadium, which seat 25,000 and 20,000 respectively, both fitted with retractable roofs; two Grandstand Courts, Grandstand 1 and Grandstand 2, with capacity of 6,000 each; and 16 other courts, with capacities ranging from 500 to 2,000. When the Cenian Open or other tournaments are not in session, the courts are open to the general public. Practice courts for the event will be available at the Lake Cenial Tennis Centre if contestants so desire. In addition to the tennis facilities, the NRC has ten squash courts, ten racquetball courts, four stadium squash courts, four stadium racquetball courts, ten table-tennis facilities, the Summit Arena with capacity of 10,000 for table tennis matches, and the Palladium Arena with a capacity of 12,500 for badminton matches.

Transportation
Ceni has a good transportation network and it is very easy to get to and from the NRC. The NRC has its own subway station, which is connected to one of the most efficient subway networks in the world, serving most of City Centre and Cenial. Ceni's subway system has links to most major attractions and hotels within City Centre and Cenial. Ferries are also available to cross Lake Cenial. The downtown areas of both Cenial and City Centre are very walkable and there are multiple areas to rent bicycles for a bit easier transportation. To visit other cities within Ceni, a light rail service is available, with links north, south, and west to Santiago de Ceni, Nova Ascea, New Oxford, Whitehaven, and other points beyond Cenial. Overall, it is easy to get around in Ceni.

Most options for getting to Ceni revolve around flight; Air Terranea has a large route network out of Cenial International Airport (CEX), including to the sporting regions. CEX is located north of the NRC and has its own subway and light rail stations for ease of access. Most international flights operate out of CEX, as well as most general aviation, although there are some budget flights out of New Oxford Airport, and Santiago de Ceni Airport in the north has general aviation facilities. Since Ceni is so small, flight is not practical to get around the country. However, besides some ferry services to nearby nations in Rushmore, flight is the only option for actually getting to Ceni, mainly due to its island status.

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Cenial
Cenial is Ceni’s capital city; as such, the Cenian executive, legislative, and judicial branches are all located in Cenial. The President has his home and offices here; office buildings for executive departments are also located in Cenial. The capitol building of Ceni, the meeting place for the Cenian Assembly, was recently redesigned and sits at the head of a park stretching to the President’s home. Judicially, the highest court in Ceni, the Supreme Court, meets here, as well as one of Ceni’s eight appellate courts. In elections, Cenial’s citizens are very active, with more than 85% turnout in national elections and 75% turnout in local elections.

Cenial attracts people from all over the region and the world with its world-class universities—the University of Ceni and the University of Cenial its two most prominent. The University of Ceni is renowned for its instruction in architecture, business, the humanities and history, politics, and law, while the University of Cenial focuses its academic investments in the science section. In fact, the University of Cenial is a leading research university in the fields of biotechnology and engineering.

A large part of Cenial consists of parks and greenery. One of the largest parks in the nation, Lake Cenial Park, stretches along the coast of Lake Cenial and provides opportunities for hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking, Frisbee golf, and just plain old fun with friends and family. In the spring, when the cherry blossoms are in bloom, Lake Cenial Park is a very pretty sight, and its beautiful fountains are available year-round for all to enjoy. Another major park in Cenial is the Capitol Mall, a park stretching from the Capitol to the President’s House, with its memorial reflecting pool. Other green attractions in Cenial include the Japanese garden, in that section of the city, with its beautiful ponds, pagoda, and rock garden section for peaceful meditation, and the National Botanical Garden, with specimens from all over the world and exhibits of most major climates in the region. Not only is Cenial renowned for its green spaces, it is also renowned for its green attitude. Cenial is among the world’s leading cities in the proliferation of green technology, with a large number of buildings with energy saving measures. Many homes have solar panels, and the government has invested money into increasing the amount of renewable energy in the city; around 35% of the city’s electricity comes from renewable sources.

Cenial has a tolerant attitude and welcomes people from all over the world. As a result, Cenial has an incredibly diverse population. People from all over the world—from Asia, Africa, the Social Liberal Union, and all other regions of the world—have chosen to make Cenial their home. Because Cenial is very welcoming to all people, including refugees, Cenial supports a large population from Ciqi and Coconutstan, two countries ravaged by war. Because of its ethnic diversity, Cenial also has religious and language diversity. Hundreds of languages are spoken in different parts of Cenial, although English is mainly used in day-to-day communication. Religiously, no single religion makes up a majority of the population of Cenial. Atheism is the major religion in Cenial, with around 30% of people, although Christianity (almost equally split between Catholics and Protestants) (25%) and Islam (15%) both make up significant fractions of the population. Cenial has one of the world’s largest and most significant Chinatowns, while Little Saigon and Little Lyndainium are also significant ethnic enclaves. Ethnically, Cenians, Avaerilonians, Eurans, Electrumites, and Spanish make up a total of 75% of Cenial’s population, and there is a large diversity in the remaining 25%.

Cenial, as the cultural center of Ceni, is Ceni’s hub for performing arts. Cenial has the largest number of theatres, concert halls, and exhibition centers in all of Ceni. Cenial’s Royal Shakespearian Theatre Company is well renowned for its performances of Shakespeare’s plays, as well as other plays of Victorian English authors. Because of its diversity, Cenial has a large variety of ethnic restaurants of all kinds—from Westerheimian and Avaerilonian to Persian and Vietnamese, which are found mostly in ethnic sections of the city. Homemade Chinese noodles can be found in Chinatown, while Vietnamese culture is prevalent in Little Saigon. There are a number of excellent Avaerilonian restaurants in Little Lyndainium. Popular street foods in Cenial include Middle Eastern and Indian dishes. In the city centre, there are a large number of upscale restaurants catering to legislators, lobbyists, and richer tourists, while small cafes serving Cenian cuisine dot corner sides. Because of Ceni’s proximity to, and reliance on, the sea, Cenian cuisine places a large emphasis on fish and seafood. Popular Cenian dishes include Cenial Clam Chowder, widely regarded as one of the world’s best, various fish stews, and fish & chips. Other significant Cenian dishes contain crab, lobster, sea scallop, and cod. Alcoholic beverages are fairly common in Ceni, and there are a fair number of pubs, including some chain and local pubs. Cavalier Brewpubs and Machu Picchu Pubs, two famous chains, both originated out of Cenial. At night, a fair number of nightclubs serve alcoholic drinks and provide the citizen or tourist with the opportunity to party.

Food and Lodging
The Orion, a 5-star luxury hotel owned by the Orion International Group, is the official hotel of the Cenian Open. All players from foreign nations have been given rooms free of charge at the hotel. For coaches and fans, The Orion is available, as are several other three and four star hotels in the downtown business district, which cater mostly to businessmen, as well as some tourists. There are some more affordable hotels closer to Lake Cenial as well as in other cities in Ceni. For food, the 5-star, modern restaurant Momentum located at the Orion is available. The hotel's breakfast lounge, Eos, has generously offered free breakfast to players. Also located within the Orion is the nightclub Eleuthium. For perhaps less expensive fare, the city is full of dining options, from classic Cenian food to Indian, Chinese, Avaerilonian, Arabic, and other types of cuisine located throughout the city. Each ethnicity has its own section of the city, and most ethnic restaurants are located in their own section. Since Ceni is located in the ocean, seafood is also available, and is generally quite good. Cenial is renowned for its many types and varieties of soup, including its specialty, Cenial Clam Chowder.

Other Attractions
There are multitudes of attractions in Cenial besides tennis, including the National Cenian Museum, which contains artifacts from Cenian and world history (Museum of History), paintings from all time periods (Museum of Classical Art, Museum of Modern Art, and the Lerrisor Sculpture Garden), and paper money, coins, and stamps (Museum of Numismatics, Currency, and Philately). Those interested in animals can visit the Cenial City Zoo; other museums focus on the diversity of Ceni and further collections of art and sculpture. The National Library contains an enormous volume of literature, poetry, and books. Those more culturally minded can visit the numerous opera houses, orchestra and choir buildings, and theatres, where there are performances almost every day. The Capital building and home of the President also attract numerous visitors every year. Break days in the schedule are good days for spectators (and players, if they feel up to it) to go sightseeing.

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Draws
Singles (Main Draw)
Singles (Qualifying)
Doubles (Main Draw)
Doubles (Qualifying)

Schedule
Cutoffs around 9pm EST - all days in EST (this is 0200 UTC on the next day).

February 18 - Qualifying (Singles), Qualifying (Doubles)
February 19 - Round of 128, Top Half (Singles)
February 20 - Round of 128, Bottom Half (Singles)
February 21 - Round of 64 (Singles, Doubles)
February 22 - Round of 32 (Singles, Doubles)
February 23 - Round of 16 (Singles, Doubles)
February 24 - Quarterfinals (Singles, Doubles)
February 25 - Semifinals (Singles, Doubles)
February 26 - Finals (Singles, Doubles)
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Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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Postby Vonum » Sat Feb 17, 2024 3:18 pm

Vonum's First International Tennis Team in 4 years enter the hotel room excitedly and unpack. Their room faces out onto one of the tennis stadiums, and the group look out for a little bit. They all decide to have a team meeting and decide on the plan. As their first tournament, they decide that an aggressive style of play is better.

The entire team enjoy a relaxing evening reading and playing Wii Sports Tennis, which they brought along.
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Postby Ferret Civilization » Sat Feb 17, 2024 3:57 pm

“The flight was not that bad B.”

The dogtaur of course begged a differ, but didn’t say anything as they continued their stretching routine while the two waited for their luggage to come around on the conveyor. A seat designed for a human was absolutely great for the short ferret but absolutely not a peachy trip for a non bipedal and large creature such as himself. Their duffel bags eventually came around and Williwaw made his way through the smattering of a crowd to grab them, shouldering his own and dragging the two others over to his larger companion. From there the two of them were on the move, thankfully Cenian customs were a breeze to get through, and then they were in Ceni proper. They were here to represent the newly revitalized Coadunate Member States in the world of tennis, a world that ferrets once were strong contenders in, though a changing geopolitical situation saw them disappear off the court to focus inwards. Hopefully with this outing the two could try to made the triskelion proud.

“I would prefer to walk.” BusyBody said to his companion upon seeing their options of getting onto a train either above or below ground.

Williwaw nodded in agreement, being probably the best way of avoiding getting stuck in the tourist crowds like how it was on the airplane. Outside in the city the thick sea air was quite pleasant for the two mountaineers, while the warmth was not too unbearable for either of their fur. It took a little hassle to find the right hotel outside of what the nation had provided through the Orion while they made their way south towards the reason that they would be staying for hopefully some time. They put down a pretty penny to make sure they got a place with big rooms, specifically swinging one with a handicap style bathroom for space. From there it was heading to the National Racquet Centre to make sure that everything was in order, where they found out that amusingly the ferret did not have to partake in the way above average qualifying matches but the dogtaur did. Cenian favoritism even after all these years.

“Well, what now?” Williwaw inquired.

“Perhaps we should try to get some practice in, you are getting thrown right up against that Electrum player.”

“Yeah, quite the compliment is it not? You game though.”

So the two of them got their boots on the ground training with the Cenian hard court with international regulation equipment, which to any outside observer was probably quite amusing to see, with a racquet a little too big for one and a little too small for the other. But outside of some regional competitions back in their home states the international standard was what was used in tradition to how it was first learned in the tournaments. One of the major differences however was the color scheme, where home courts had everything be greyscale friendly, and here the grays and whites of their outfits and clothes stood more starkly amongst the colored court and ball used. Which would be something that the dogtaur would have to get used to most of all.
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CBC Sports: Today, we have the honour of having tennis player Emigdio Lorenzo here in Cenial at the Cenian Open, one among 16 representing Crpostran with pride. We appreciate you taking the time to speak with us, Emigdio.

Emigdio Lorenzo: I am glad to be here. Thank you for interviewing me!

CBC Sports: Now let's get right into the action. How do you and the other Crpostranians feel about your possibilities of winning the tournament, especially you, as you have both the Men's Singles and Doubles events on your schedule?

Emigdio Lorenzo: We are absolutely full of confidence and energy. As a close-knit bunch, the Crpostranian contingent is supporting one another. We've worked hard in training and are excited to bring glory to Crpostran here in Ceni.

CBC Sports: Could you share with us how your doubles partner, Arthur Phoenix-Howard and you teamed up for this tournament?

Emigdio Lorenzo: Certainly! Arthur and I first connected on social media. As soon as we started talking, we realised how much we both loved tennis. Arthur suggested collaborating for the Cenian Open after we had multiple chats and then met in person. I sensed a lot of potential for us to work together and jumped at the chance.

CBC Sports: That's quite the dynamic! Let's now focus on your singles encounter versus Karzpa Adanśa. How will you tackle this wildcard opponent?

Emigdio Lorenzo: As a wildcard entry, I understand the challenges ahead, but I'm ready to give my all on the court. Adanźa is also a wildcard, meaning they're sort of unknown. My strategy is to be aware of what I'm doing, remain flexible, and be ready for anything he throws at me. My goal is to control the game's tempo and seize any openings that present themselves.

CBC Sports: What would you like to say to all the Crpostranians rooting for the tennis contingent?

Emigdio Lorenzo: I want to sincerely thank all of our fans back home in Crpostran for your steadfast support. I am inspired to reach new heights by your support, and it is a privilege to represent our country internationally. Crpostranians can be confident that I, along with my teammates will be giving everything we've got on the court in an effort to make you proud.

CBC Sports: I appreciate your time, Emigdio. We hope the Cenian Open goes well for you & the others!

Emigdio Lorenzo: Thank you. It's been a pleasure.
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Flashback before the Britonish hosting of the NSTT Finals...

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Jason Gordon: The End of Season Nine Britonish #1!

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Jason Gordon becomes the fourth Briton to become the Britonish #1 on the NSTT Tour after Ricardo Toli (x2), Leo Garry and Ralph Newkarn...


Season 9 may have been the most exciting season for Britonish tennis to date. The exciting battle of who would finish the year as the Britonish Number 1 is complete and it is Jason Gordon who rises from the ashes to clench the title ahead of Ralph Newkarn who has held the title for most of the year...

On behalf of Associasoin Tennis Brityunik [ATB], we would like to congratulate Jason Gordon for becoming the Year-End Britonish Number One. Gordon's achievement has been years in the making as he was one of the players who was around from the early days of the NSTT. His perseverance, drive and passion for the sport has provided evidence that you should never give up on your dreams - anything is possible. We admire Jason Gordon's attitude towards tennis - he is an outstanding role model to all of those who play tennis in our country. Commiserations are extended to Ralph Newkärn who has held the Number 1 spot for much of the year but was only pipped at the post by Gordon during the last tournament of the year. Nevertheless, the pair have both had a fantastic year in tennis and we hope that the battle can continue into Season 10... will there finally be a Britonish World Number 1? Only time will tell...

A successful year for Britonish tennis

Britonisea has had a very successful year of tennis. Ralph Newkärn, at the start of the year, gave Britonisea another top ten player in the tour with Jason Gordon finishing the year as tenth. Furthermore, seven of Britonisea's players are now in the top 50 in the singles table - a feat that hasn't been seen in years. We hope that as Season 10 begins, the Britonish players can continue to put pressure on the rest of the field and be even more competitive than they already are. The success is not just limited to the singles, however. In the Doubles, the all-Britonish pairing of Jaguar Zenteanite and Zeke Newham are ranked fourth in the world while Nathan Bensaïd alongside Cenian partner Kell Korden are the fifth best pair in the world. We would like to extend our congratulations to them. Ahead of Season 10, there will be some new additions to the tennis circuit and new international partnerships - we wish all Britonish players success over the next year.

Outside of tennis play, behind the scenes the ATB have been working hard to ensure that the biggest stars in the world spend more time on our soil. The Britonish Open and The Barlinedon Championships have been hugely successful once again during Season 9 and we are about to host the NSTT Finals - the Finals and the Diamond Trophy in Britonisea's second tennis capital - the city of Quickenden. We know that it will be an excellent tournament and we hope to show the world Britonisea's fantastic facilities and tennis audience. Ahead of Season 10, we hope to work with with NationStates Tennis Tour Organisers to provide more opportunities for events to take place in Britonisea. More news on this hopefully in the new year.


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This is the qualifying cutoff!


Singles — Qualifying Round 1
Jacquez Martin (SRZ)               6   1   6
Nikolaos Minopoulos (MSC) 3 6 4

Terri Havertz (VON) 6 3 3
Tancrède Vadim (CRN) 1 6 6

Zahra Khazaei (EKH) 6 7
Isidora Tersouli (MSC) 1 5

Falk Sander (DHA) 3 5
Gherri Harmona (VON) 6 7

Sophia Thimm (VAR) 6 6 6
Zabina Soccio (MSC) 4 7 1

Stefania Karalelli (MSC) 6 2 6
Hetty Vervoni (VON) 1 6 4

Bonaventure Salvo (CRN) 7 6
Marceli Raskop (DHA) 6 2

Joyce Grimsley-Stratton (SRZ) 0 6 6
Kyle Reese (SRZ) 6 1 3

Birgül Kırcalı (EKH) 6 4 6
Donald Cummings (UKG) 4 6 7

Katarina Svetova (USR) 6 6 4
Helmut Schonn (VAR) 7 1 6

Jürgen Wurz (VAR) 4 6 3
Roman Aven (USR) 6 4 6

Myron Valiadis (MSC) 6 6
Milla Nielson (VON) 4 4

Francis Kennith (CRN) 6 6
Fleura Cussack (VON) 2 2

Ed Stewart (SRZ) 7 5 6
Eşe Yıldız (EKH) 5 7 4

Pascal Holub (DHA) 1 6 6
McKinley Clair (CRN) 6 3 7

Mojmír Klement (DHA) 5 5
Franziska Hegering (VAR) 7 7

Luke Rousseau (SRZ) 6 6 6
Françise Largota (VON) 4 7 3

Katherine Winslow-Murray (UKG) 2 1
Kynaston Roldán (CRN) 6 6

Sazot Da̋ssayü (EKH) 7 2 6
Alija Silya (EKH) 5 6 7


Singles — Qualifying Round 2
Winners qualify.

Flora Benaglio (LIS)              6   6
Jacquez Martin (SRZ) 4 1

Tancrède Vadim (CRN) 6 6
Zahra Khazaei (EKH) 3 3

BusyBody (CMS) 6 7
Gherri Harmona (VON) 2 6

Clint Varlam (CRN) 6 6
Sophia Thimm (VAR) 4 4

Ronaldo Katsouris (BRI) 6 6
Stefania Karalelli (MSC) 4 2

Tim Edison (SRZ) 4 6 6
Bonaventure Salvo (CRN) 6 3 7

Rájte Apśanssa (EKH) 7 6
Joyce Grimsley-Stratton (SRZ) 6 4

Otwin Krejči (DHA) 6 6
Donald Cummings (UKG) 2 1

Vanessa Mae (DOT) 6 5 7
Helmut Schonn (VAR) 4 7 5

Roman Aven (USR) 1 4
Myron Valiadis (MSC) 6 6

Gilberto Cella (MSC) 5 5
Francis Kennith (CRN) 7 7

Ramiz Hashimov (USR) 6 6
Ed Stewart (SRZ) 7 7

Grigol Vashadze (USR) 5 6 6
McKinley Clair (CRN) 7 4 3

Franziska Hegering (VAR) 3 6
Luke Rousseau (SRZ) 6 7

Matilda Walker (UKG) 3 4
Kynaston Roldán (CRN) 6 6

Gerwazy Lafrenz (DHA) 3 5
Sazot Da̋ssayü (EKH) 6 7


Doubles — Qualifying Round 1
Joseph Woodrow/Harlow Dixon (CRN)                    7   4   6
Gherri Harmona/Hetti Vervoni (VON) 5 6 2

Pankrati Mauricio/Quintino Silverio (CRN) 3 6 7
Pouya Karami/Bilal Taşdan-Kessayü (EKH) 6 2 5

Joyce Grimsley-Stratton/Lynda Barton (SRZ) 7 6
Jack Haskins/Luke Rousseau (SRZ) 6 4

Myron Valiadis/Isidora Valiadis (MSC) 3 7 3
Kyle Reese/Ed Stewart (SRZ) 6 6 6

Milena Bassani/Priya Dharushanjan (MSC) 1 6 3
Martin Armstrong/Natalie Wood (UKG) 6 4 6

Jordanien Hutch/Flagstaff McCroy (QAD) 6 6
Benedikt Procházka/Vlastimil Zientek (DHA) 1 4

Iannis Koskakis/Sudipriyono (MSC) 6 6
Jackie Ulderico/Plácido Hilaire (CRN) 4 2

Tiedemann Von Grimmelshausen/Teodor Dreher (DHA) 6 6
Vanessa Specht/Louise Harsch (VAR) 4 2

Helmut Schonn/Franziska Hegering (VAR) 6 3 6
Françise Largota/Milla Nielson (VON) 3 6 4

Michael Densya/Fleura Cussack (VON) 3 1
Edmund Bösch/Gisbert Carl (DHA) 6 6


Doubles — Qualifying Round 2
Winners qualify.

Simon Oxford/Will Washer (QAD)                       7   6
Joseph Woodrow/Harlow Dixon (CRN) 5 4

Pankrati Mauricio/Quintino Silverio (CRN) 6 6 6
Joyce Grimsley-Stratton/Lynda Barton (SRZ) 7 4 4

Svetlana Makarova/Alexander Bukhanin (USR) 7 6
Kyle Reese/Ed Stewart (SRZ) 6 2

Viktor Volchyashev/Rustam Nagarbadiyev (USR) 6 6 6
Martin Armstrong/Natalie Wood (UKG) 1 7 2

Jordanien Hutch/Flagstaff McCroy (QAD) 6 6
Iannis Koskakis/Sudipriyono (MSC) 3 4

Jackie Ulderico/Plácido Hilaire (CRN) 6 4 6
Tiedemann Von Grimmelshausen/Teodor Dreher (DHA) 3 6 1

Anna Puchkova/Irina Sabalenka (USR) 6 6
Helmut Schonn/Franziska Hegering (VAR) 4 2

Sandra Mae/Vanesa Mae (DOT) 6 6
Edmund Bösch/Gisbert Carl (DHA) 4 2
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THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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Postby Ferret Civilization » Mon Feb 19, 2024 3:51 pm

“Hey, at least you only have to go through one match today B.”

The two of them were sitting in the back of the seating area to avoid being rude, and mostly for one of them to be comfortable to watch the match between Sander and Harmona. BusyBody kept stretching out the kinks from the new sleeping and living arrangements from the night before and the morning of activities and the lack of others. With them also doing their best to keep track of how the games were going since he had the unfair advantage of going into a match with one of these two people after this one was over without needing to be in a match right now. Harmona looked like they were going to be a strong contender until Sander made a second set turnaround to show that they also had a chance to belong here, but not strong enough of one to push the match to a third set.

“Good luck.” The ferret bid his companion after the match was over and they had some time to get ready for their match. Repeatedly adjusting the dogtaur’s outfit until they got the confirmation that it would be comfortable enough to play in, “Come on, you did fine on the tennis circuit between the combat tours.”

BusyBody simply humphed back at that, “I’m not the one worrying it seems.” which got Williwaw to humph back.

The second round of the qualifying matches came around and Williwaw took up a once time honored tradition of sitting in the front most row as possible to see the game while BusyBody warmed up on the court with Harmona. The dogtaur happened to win the coin toss and prepared to serve to start the game and set, starting off with a strong swing to get a fast point. It could have been the disadvantage of having to wear themselves through a previous match or it could have been the novelty of the opponent they were facing, but unfortunately for Harmona they did not start the play out on the same level as they did the first time around. BusyBody took what he could get in order to learn how to track a light gray ball on a dark gray background with whites and blacks mixed in forming the boundary lines and net.

It was Harmona’s turn to show they belonged in the tournament proper and find their footing in the second set, with them able to start stretching out the vital games and get quick points on the court with others. The points from play and faults added up until the score stood at 5-all, and then rapidly at 6-all and the tiebreaker was called. For all the buildup it ended rather anticlimactically, with a serve and return for BusyBody to get the point to win the match.

“You really wanted me to worry, did you not?” Williwaw said once the two were able to reunite.

“If you’re going to worry, worry about your own sorry tail friend.”

“Nah, I don’t think I will.” The ferret replied with a smile, getting one in return.
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Opening gala kicks off tenth anniversary of Cenian Open

By Zion Berik
TBC Sport in Cenial, Ceni
The world of tennis transformed itself from tracksuits into wool suits at the Opening Gala of the 10th Cenian Open to celebrate the longest-lasting tennis tournament in multiversal history so far.

Cenian tennis legends Judi Valemartin and Elaine Foyner headlined the event celebrating figures from both new times and old as the NSTT enters a new era, an era of double digits.

Foyner waxed lyrical about the game of tennis, noting her pride in her son Xander Foyner-Evatee, who blushed in a stylish double-breasted suit as his mother introduced him to the crowd. She tousled his curly hair, noting that even if Cenian Open organizers didn't name a stadium after her, she would still leave a legacy in the game.

Valemartin took a more droll approach to her toast, pointing out that she welcomed the return of the Ferret Civilization to international tennis but "hadn't managed to see their two representatives yet." Perhaps she crossed one bridge too far there.

Ardil Navsal and Lonus Varalin then approached the podium in tuxedos, looking a little weary at the late hour but a twinkle in their eyes meant that one of them would give a major announcement.

Spoiler alert: It was not all that major, not even a pending retirement; they only jointly announced that a gigantic cake in the shape of a Cenian Open logo was now available for the assembled dignitaries and athletes to devour.

"Let us eat cake!" announced Navsal with a smile.

Even the notoriously sour Varalin managed to crack a smile at his compatriot's allusion, although that smile quickly faded for fear of getting parodied in The Turnip over the exchange.

But, overall, the night was a success, filled with mirth and happiness, with joy that the Cenian Open could continue for at least one more year.

"And many more!" the attendees chorused by the end.
THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
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Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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Cutoff for the first round.


Singles — Round of 128 (Top Half)
Section 1
Xander Foyner-Evatee (CEN) 2 6 6 6
Danil Brandet (LIS) 6 3 1 1

Alvaro Mancia (MSC) 2 6 6 5
Felipe de la Rosa (TJU) 6 7 3 7

Ayu Ratih Kemalasari (UMS) 7 5 7 6
Dora Klemenčić (SRE) 5 7 6 2

Arthur Leloup (RCN) 6 7 6
Ingrid Dal (PUG) 4 6 4

Sibylla Naess (PUG) 7 6 6
Greta Dogsmouth (QAD) 5 2 4

Armin Bader (DHA) 6 1 6 3 5
Otwin Krejči (DHA) 4 6 4 6 7

Jack Ho (ETM) 0 7 4 7 4
Petra Mačinković (SRE) 6 5 6 6 6

Elena Cibulkova (USR) 5 6 2 4
Vanessa Mae (DOT) 7 2 6 6


Section 2
Indah Susanti (UMS) 7 6 3 6
Mihaela Ioana Prisco (NTN) 5 4 6 3

Hildebrant Weisgerber (RCN) 6 2 7 6 4
Lord Roger Wailsham (UKG) 7 6 5 1 6

Komang Agus Artawan (UMS) 7 7 2 6
Jack Haskins (SRZ) 5 5 6 2

Lucija Bagarić (SRE) 6 7 6
Arne Oxwald (PUG) 3 6 0

Andrew Simmons (ETM) 6 7 6
Alen Glesnik (DOT) 2 5 3

Alina Koreleva (SRE) 1 2 4
Livinia Moore (ETM) 6 6 6

Carmichael Brown (ETM) 3 6 7 6
Grigol Vashadze (USR) 6 4 6 3

Maria Cláudia Amúlio (NTN) 3 3 6
Hakim Kalah-Mustafa (TJU) 6 6 7


Section 3
Janet Riley (ETM) 6 6 3 6 3
Joe Katsi (TJU) 3 7 6 2 6

Byron Aucamon (CEN) 7 4 6 6
Thibaut Berthelot (RCN) 6 6 4 4

Timaeus Andersson (PUG) 6 3 6 6
Ed Stewart (SRZ) 2 6 3 0

Flora Benaglio (LIS) 4 7 6 6
Micheal Densya (VON) 6 6 0 0

Abelie Fontana (RCN) 6 6 6 6
Sazot Da̋ssayü (EKH) 2 4 7 2

Scott Durin (LIS) 2 2 1
Igor Matković (SRE) 6 6 6

Rog Ion Tralito (NTN) 3 7 6 5 6
Valentina Spetsova (TJU) 6 6 2 7 4

Laurence Ophelia (QAD) 5 6 1
Tristan Delisle (RCN) 7 7 6


Section 4
Jason Gordon (BRI) 4 5 6 4
Ioana Amúlio Constantinescu (NTN) 6 7 4 6

Rand Polley (SRZ) 5 5 6 5
Bonaventure Salvo (CRN) 7 7 2 7

Aaliyah de Leon (BRI) 7 4 6 6
Pristina Trevante (QAD) 6 6 2 1

Tancrède Vadim (CRN) 2 6 7 6
Maximilian Gasset (LIS) 6 4 6 4

Augusta Björnstjärna (PUG) 6 6 6
Annalina Mertens (VAR) 2 1 2

Ken Pollock (TJU) 5 6 4 6 3
Kora Sunder (QAD) 7 4 6 2 6

Marisa Maradona (CEN) 7 6 7
Frederik Steinhof (VAR) 6 2 6

Cornelis Zapfe (PUG) 4 1 2
Myron Valiadis (MSC) 6 6 6
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THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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Postby Srednjaci » Tue Feb 20, 2024 7:26 am

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CENINAN OPEN - [region]Cenial/region]

TENNIS IS BACK!


BY

IVAN JURLINA


Dear viewers, welcome to the show "IT'S TENNIS TIME!"
Now traditionally the start and opening of the new tennis season begins at the Cenian Open. Our tennis will have a lot to say this season as well. We had a lot of problems last season, and due to problems within the federation, our tennis players did not perform on the international stage for more than 200 days! However, the problem of political interference in sports federations has been eliminated. At the very end of last season, our tennis players returned to the international scene and wrote a great story.
Namely, our best tennis player and the only one who has ever been in the top 10 in the world from Srednjak, Tena Špiričić Tavano, won the Diamont Trophy!
Her success is greater because she managed to win the Diamont Trophy in singles and doubles.
With this achievement, she became the only tennis player in the season who won one singles and one doubles tournament.
Sibylla Naess has titles in singles and doubles last season, but with two different tournaments.
In fact, we can't remember if anyone has ever won the same singles and doubles tournament in NSTT history.
Tena Špiričić Tavano has won 2 NSTT singles tournaments in her career. In addition to the Dimaond Trophy last season, in season 7 she also won the Three Degrees Open on grass.
Her doubles partner, Alina Koreleva, also holds titles in singles and doubles at the NSTT. Alina won the Diamond Trophy in doubles with Tena, but she also has the title in singles from season 8. She triumphed at the Gergary Invitational.
In addition to these titles at the NSTT, our female tennis players also excelled at the end of the season at the IBA Sports Championships. Our tennis players won the gold medal at that competition in the women's doubles game.

NSTT TITLES SREDNJACI - singles
Tena Špiričić Tavano - 2
Alina Koreleva - 1


NSTT TITLES SREDNJACI - doubles
Leonid Farkaš / Goran Ibrahimović - 2
Tena Špiričić Tavano/Alina Koreleva - 1



The matches of the first round of the Cenian Open were played at The National Racquet Center in Cenial.
On the first day of the main draw, our tennis players also performed, and they achieved half success, we would say.
Lucija Bagarić entered the new season powerfully, while Alina Koreleva, on the other hand, was far from her form and reputation.
But let's go in order.

Dora Klemenčić was the first to walk to the court. Dora made her debut at NSTT when she was only 15 years old. Today, the 18-year-old girl has already gained a lot of experience and was expected to pass the first round, but that didn't happen today.
Ayu Ratih Kemalasari showed that he is a quality player and that he could go far in this tournament if he maintains this high level of play. In the first two sets, Dora was an equal opponent to the player from Sannyamathland.
But as the match progressed, Ayu Ratih Kemalasari won more inches of court with each step. He dominated the game and dominated in every segment of the game. In the end, the score was 3-1 for Aya Ratih Kemalasari.

Ayu Ratih Kemalasari (UMS)            7   5   7   6
Dora Klemenčić (SRE) 5 7 6 2


"I tried to parry as best as I could, but in the end it didn't end well. I think that from the beginning of the match I didn't manage to get into my own rhythm. I agreed on one thing in my head, but I didn't show it at all on the court. Congratulations to my opponent on the victory. "- said Dora after the match

What Petra Mačinković did today will be talked about for a long time. Namely, our young 19-year-old player had a great Jack Ho for the opponent in the first round. The 27th player on the NSTT ranking was the absolute favorite in this match. However, Petra showed all her gorgeous talent and altheism that she possesses.
The first set was furious for our player. Jack Ho didn't even manage yet and it was already 4-0 for Petra. Petra continued in her rhythm and swept the player from Electrum with 6-0! During the set, she had a streak of 16-0 points!
However, in the second set Jack Ho, the more experienced Jack Ho managed to reset himself. He completely erased the existence of the first set and from that moment the real match actually started.
At 5-5, Jack Ho breaks our player's serve and leads 6-5. Although Petra had two break opportunities, she didn't use any of them. Jack Ho manages to save break opportunities and further confirm the winning of the set, 7-5.
Again we see a very tight game from both sides. Neither player gets a break opportunity until 5-4 for Petra Macinković. Jack Ho serves too softly and uncertainly, which gives Petra the opportunity to shake her opponent's confidence with great returns. She did that and took advantage of the first break opportunity she got.
The fourth set is even tighter and goes to a tie break, but in the tie break our tennis player Loše serves poorly and Ho quickly takes a 4-0 advantage, she made 2 minibreaks. She kept that difference until the end. 7-3 in tie break, 2-2 in sets.
We entered the last and decisive set. Who will win, who will give in first?!
To everyone's surprise, it was a more experienced player, Jack Ho. Petra won a very important victory, perhaps one of the biggest in her young career.

Petra Mačinković (SRE)                6   5   6   6   6
Jack Ho (ETM) 0 7 4 7 4


"This was a very physically and mentally exhausting match for me. I am very satisfied with my game and that is important for my self-confidence," said Petra.

Lucija Bagarić had Arne Oxwald from Gnejs as her opponent. Arne Oxwald is a big name in tennis world. He has a lot of won tournaments in his treasury, especially in doubles competition. However, on the other hand, he had the powerful and ind mood to play, Lucija Bagarić.
Lucija turned 21 and she is entering her very serious tennis years, and on the court she looked very strong from the baseline. The blows were extremely powerful. She bombarded her opponent with serves of over 200 km/h. Arne held on solidly in the first two sets, but in the third set he simply didn't have the strength to answer. Lucija put in a higher gear and that was too much for Arne.

Lucija Bagarić (SRE)                  6   7   6
Arne Oxwald (PUG) 3 6 0


"I worked a lot on myself...on my abilities and my psycho-physical preparation and fitness. In this match, I faced a great opponent, a big name in tennis, but I was ready like never before in my life. I am ready to finally reach the title this season. I want to win a tournament." Lucija said after the match

After she won the Diamond Trophy in doubles at the end of last season and the gold medal also in doubles at the IBA Sports Championship, we expected a good game from Alina Koreleva.
However, there was only one name on the court, that was Livina Moore. Livinia didn't have any problems with our tennis player who played catastrophically badly. The player from Electrum achieved a convincing victory with little expended energy.

Livinia Moore (ETM)                   6   6   6
Alina Koreleva (SRE) 1 2 4


The honor of our tennis was ultimately saved by Igor Matković. Igor progressed incredibly well in his game and literally swept his opponent off the court. Scott Durin from Lisander is currently the 73rd player in the world and Igor is the 106th player in the world, but on the field there was a huge difference in the game and therefore in the result.

Igor Matković (SRE)                   6   6   6
Scott Durin (LIS) 2 2 1


WHAT IS AWAITS US TOMORROW?

Tomorrow, the rest of our representatives will go out on the field. Tena Špiričić Tavano, our best player, was appointed as the 17th seed of the tournament. In the first round, she will have a very difficult and dangerous opponent, Dijana Jukić from Dotivija. Dijana is a young and promising player, rising star. She has already won a tournament in her career and played in two semi-finals.
Ivan Štimac, our second racket, was appointed as the 31st seed of the tournament. Štimac did not make a name for himself at the IBA Sports Championships. He did not show any enviable form. However, his opponent tomorrow is Ion Gheorghe Gheorghenescu, the 84th player in the world from Natanians and Nosts. Natanians and Nosts have a very good tennis school that is improving more and more. They have 4 players in the top 100.
Ljubomir Ivanković will have the most difficult job. Our very favorite player for the opponent will have 6th seed of the tournament, Dewa Putu Adrian Putra.
An almost impossible mission for Ljubo.

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Postby Ferret Civilization » Tue Feb 20, 2024 4:43 pm

“So you feeling lucky B? Oh don’t give me that look, we ferrets are naturally lucky, stumbling from one international scene to another.”

The two had gone for a pre sunrise jog, though that was a little generous for one of them and it was really a run for the other. Williwaw was in the lead setting the pacing as he made his way from the urban environment towards the lakeside park. They passed a few other early birds on their little travel as the sun started to rise and light reflected off the lake, natural replacing the artificial. With the city starting to wake up and shops open the little exercise routine was over, and they made their way to some small cozy looking eatery to get some breakfast to be prepared for, well, a lazy day. Another thing that BusyBody had to get used to was ordering extra servings of stuff in order to get a decent meal, but it was a small thing that did not take much adapting to get to.

“The proper event starts today, which match you want to go see.”

“How about the headliner.”

“Really, watching a Cenian play on their own court. Thought you would want to see a challenge unfold B.”

“And what do you know of challenge.”

“Quite a lot I would like to think.” Williwaw smiled as the two continued to walk down the sidewalk towards the National Racquet Centre. This time with BusyBody in the lead to part a path where needed, the two made good time, not that many people would be in a rush to buy back row tickets to a match but tennis was a popular sport in Ceni, maybe they just would be with everything else sold out.

They were in fact able to get there in time to get a back row attendance for the Foyner-Evatee Brandet match, and watch the Lisander player start off strong before it became a Cenian exhibit. They waited a bit for most of the crowds to clear out before following suit. They headed back to their hotel room to find out how the rest of the day went competition wise, finding out where the “upsets” were and where predictions came true. Once the full tournament day was over and the courts cleared for civilian recreational play the two geared up and got a little more precious practice in for their big debut day tomorrow.
Currently traveling across the United States. Still up for any conversations though.

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THREE TO SEE: Cenian Open, Day 3


(2) Ardil Navsal (CEN) vs Derek Dubrovnik (BRI)
Coming into the tournament, Derek Dubrovnik was the highest ranked non-seeded player in the singles draw. Leaving the tournament, it seems more than likely that Dubrovnik will walk away with only a first round loser's points: He had the misfortune to draw Ardil Navsal, the second seed and home favourite, in the first round. That's poor luck for the Britonisean, since the Cenian crowds are turning out in force to see the defending champion defend his title.

Winner: Navsal

(12) Marcus Hathwar (ETM) vs (WC) Williwaw Riparian (CMS)
The match between Hathwar and Riparian marks the return of the Ferret Civilization - er, the Coadunate Member States - to international tennis. While perhaps not drawing the same crowds as the big matches involving Cenian players, tournament organizers have put this match between the returning player and Marcus Hathwar from Ceni's former cross-strait neighbour Electrum. Frankly, if Riparian is anywhere near the form that his compatriots were in, he'll give Hathwar a run for his money - but these things are hard to predict. (Yes, we know that's our job.)

Winner: Riparian

(3) Lonus Varalin (CEN) vs Shinji Makauchi (TJU)
Lonus Varalin doesn't have as much on the line as his compatriot Navsal: after all, he only has quarterfinalist points to defend here. But he'll certainly be looking toward the long game and a much-anticipated semifinal matchup with Navsal, should the two players get that far; it's a rivalry that's deepened over the course of the business end of several tournaments. That focus might hinder him in the first round here against Shinji Makauchi, whose doubles skills have transferred over to the singles game and made him a dangerous player. The problem for the TJUN-ian? Varalin is simply too good, even when he isn't paying attention.

Winner: Varalin
THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
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Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
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Cutoff for the second part of the first round.


Singles — Round of 128 (Bottom Half)
Section 5
Ardil Navsal (CEN) 6 2 6 6
Derek Dubrovnik (BRI) 3 6 2 3

Aegis Geronimo (QAD) 7 2 4 6 4
Ricardo Toli (BRI) 5 6 6 2 6

Lukas Valerio (BRI) 6 6 6
Anne Valens (LIS) 2 3 3

Esterina Picarelli (RCN) 6 5 3
Wen Si Ye (DOT) 7 7 6

Ralph Newkarn (BRI) 4 6 6 7
Iohanna Márcia Enderssen-Moura (NTN) 6 1 3 5

Nikita Karpov (USR) 6 6 6
Aleğandar Ebritó (EKH) 1 4 4

Leone Na (BRI) 7 7 3 6 4
Sandra Mae (DOT) 6 6 6 7 6

Clint Varlam (CRN) 6 6 1 4 1
Lucien Le Floch (RCN) 4 4 6 6 6


Section 6
Dewa Putu Adrian Putra (UMS) 4 4 7 2
Ljubomir Ivanković (SRE) 6 6 6 6

Cyprian Breitbarth (DHA) 4 2 4
Kirigundi Padurjili (UMS) 6 6 6

Ivan Štimac (SRE) 6 6 1 6
Ion Gheorghe Gheorghenescu (NTN) 3 0 6 2

Dewa Ayu Cintya Dewi (UMS) 7 3 1 4
Vilim Gulić (DOT) 5 6 6 6

Marcus Hathwar (ETM) 4 4 7 6 4
Williwaw Riparian (CMS) 6 6 6 0 6

Emigdio Lorenzo (CRN) 7 6 6
Karzpa Adanśa (EKH) 5 2 1

Maddison Scott (ETM) 7 6 6
Gaëlle Sellier (RCN) 6 3 0

Marisa Sparano (MSC) 6 3 7 3
Reihan Ahmadi (UMS) 7 6 5 6


Section 7
Lonus Varalin (CEN) 6 5 6 6
Shinji Makauchi (TJU) 4 7 3 2

Yuliya Rybanika (USR) 6 6 3 6 4
Ronaldo Katsouris (BRI) 7 2 6 4 6

Jean van de Kloor (TJU) 7 6 6 6
Selina Favreau (ETM) 6 7 2 4

Sofia Wentworth (LIS) 6 6 6 4 6
Francis Kennith (CRN) 4 7 3 6 8

Dioro Hansil (CEN) 4 3 6 6 6
Kynaston Roldán (CRN) 6 6 2 4 1

Damir Pernar (DOT) 7 7 6
Ketut Sudiarsa (UMS) 6 5 3

Ven van der Vin (QAD) 6 6 7
Luke Rousseau (SRZ) 1 2 5

BusyBody (CMS) 2 7 3 6 7
Jane Floral (QAD) 6 6 6 2 9


Section 8
Johmer Vales (CEN) 6 7 6
Paulo Hanson (VON) 1 5 2

Florian Durigan (LIS) 6 6 6
Rájte Apśanssa (EKH) 1 3 3

Noah Damaris (CEN) 7 6 6
Ion Victor Amúlio (NTN) 6 4 1

Hana Kaori (NTN) 5 3 6
Pedro Sanchez de la Cruz (TJU) 7 6 7

Sigrid Vasakärven (PUG) 6 6 5 6 6
Ilonka Plevnik (DOT) 7 4 7 4 3

Anneliese Damsgard (LIS) 2 3 6 6 8
Radcliff Ippolit (CRN) 6 6 4 0 6

Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE) 3 6 2 6 6
Dijana Jukić (DOT) 6 3 6 2 4

Maria Sharanova (USR) 4 2 6 4
Michael Juno (QAD) 6 6 4
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THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
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Baptism of Fire 61
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CENINAN OPEN - [region]Cenial/region]

IN SECOND DAY WE HAVE THREE OF THREE!


BY

IVAN JURLINA


Dear viewers, welcome to the show "IT'S TENNIS TIME!"
A fantastic day is behind us at the Cenian Open. The matches of the first round of the lower part of the draw were played and our tennis players won all three of the three matches played.
The biggest surprise came from Ljubomir Ivanković, who knocked out 6th seed.
For two seasons now, Ljubomir Ivanković has had problems with his form and game in singles competition. Although we have seen a lot of incredible, great matches from him, his career started to decline. When the draw for this year's Cenian Open came out, we wrote him off in advance.
But he did not agree with that. With 28 years on his back, Ljubo is our oldest player and has entered serious tennis years.
Last season, he ended his performance already in the first round, and after he drew Dewa Puta Adrian Putra, we thought that this season will be the beginning and the end for him. However, Ljubo convinced us all.
Ljubo came out on the field like someone else comparing the last two seasons. Already from the first game, it is clear that he has worked a lot on himself and that he is very well prepared this season.
In the first set, he didn't give his opponent a single chance to break, and on the other hand, Ljubo used one of the 5 break opportunities he had.
The second set is an almost identical copy of the first. Our tennis player used one break opportunity out of the 4 he had. Dewa Putu Adrian Putra did not have a single chance to take away the service from our player.
In the third set of Dewa Putu, Adrian Putra gave his all because he knew that losing that set meant losing the match. Our tennis player again created several break opportunities but did not use them. With the score 6-5 and on Dewa Putu Adrian Putra's serve, Ljubo had 15-40, two tied break opportunities, but Dewa Putu Adrian Putra managed to cancel it and win his serve for 6-6.
As it usually happens in sports, if you don't take advantage of your chances, then a penalty follows. In the tie break at 5-5 Dewa Putu Adrian Putra makes two mini breaks for 7-5 and winning the third set. The result is 2-1 in sets for Ljubo.
However, that would turn out to be all Dewa Putu Adrian Putra could do in this match. In the third set with two breaks, our tennis player ends this match and puts an end to this story.

Ljubomir Ivanković (SRE)                 6   6   6   6
Dewa Putu Adrian Putra (UMS) 4 4 7 2



"I used last year's break to work on myself, on my performance, but also on my psyche, which was a problem for me during the match. I feel fantastic and for the first time in a long time I can say that I am 100% in tennis again," said Ljubo after the match.

Ivan Štimac is defending a lot of points from this tournament from last season. Štimac played in the semi-finals last year, but he stoped by Michael Loy from Dexterra . At the end of last season, Štimac appeared at the IBA Sports Cahmpionship but lost right away in the first round to Daniyarbek Yerzhanev. Considering that defeat, we were not sure what form our second racket was in at this moment.
Ion Gheorghe Gheorghenescu from Natanians and Nosts is a top 100 player and is very good.
But Štimac showed right from the start of the match that he is the authority here and imposed his game. He was very precise in his substitutions, far better than his opponents.
He won the first two sets very easily with 6:3 and 6:0. But then in the third set, there come a relaxation in his had, a drop in the game and then drop of the concentration. An unforced error linked to a new unforced error. Ivan started to lose his temper and the match went in a completely different direction. His opponent took advantage of the incredible fall and won the set too easily with 6-1.
But in the third set, our player returned to his game and that was the end for the opponent.

Ivan Štimac (SRE)                        6   6   1   6
Ion Gheorghe Gheorghenescu (NTN) 3 0 6 2


"I'm not satisfied with my game in the third set in which I made a lot of mistakes. I definitely have to study the game and see where I made a mistake. I believe it's about the approach. However, on the other hand, I'm happy for the victory against a very difficult opponent," he said. Ivan Štimac

As we announced, it happened. In the first round, our best tennis player Tena Špiričić Tavano was defeated by a very young, talented and fantastic player from Dotivi, Dijana Jukić. Tena found herself in a very difficult situation because Dijana Jukić is a very fast, powerful and versatile tennis player.
Tena had huge problems with shots from Dijana Jukić from the baseline, but also with the opponent's serve. While Dijana kept a high percentage of first serve interceptions, Tena fought frantically for survival.
With the result 2-1 for the tennis player from Dotivia, Tena took advantage of the drop of the young player's first serve and managed to shake the young Jukić with several great return winners.
A visibly annoyed and shaken Jukić lost two of her serves and it was on to the fifth and deciding set.
In that set, the experience of our tennis player and her calmness came to the fore. She managed to bring the match to an end in her favor and pass to the second round.

Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE)               3   6   2   6   6
Dijana Jukić (DOT) 6 3 6 2 4


"I knew this would be a difficult match. Dijana is a great tennis player. Although she is still young but she is an incredible talent. She served me 28 aces, I don't think anyone in my career has served me so many aces. I passed this exam, that's important. I have to rest because I have a double program tomorrow," said Špiričić Tavano

Tomorrow, the matches of the second round in the singles competition await us, but the matches in the doubles competition also begin.
The matches of Lucija Čirić against the 30th seed Komang Agus Artawan will be worth highlighting. Petra Mačinković will play against the qualifier from Dotivija Vanessa Mae.
Igor Matković was great in the first round, but in the second he will have to play against Abelia Fontana, the 15th seed.
Another match will be Srednjaci vs Dotivija, Ivan Štimac will play against Vilim Gulić. Štimac is defending a lot of points with last year's semi-final.
Tena Špiričić Tavano will have to play against Michael Juno from Qasden.
However, Tena will also have a doubles match, and last season she and Alina Koreleva played in the doubles final.

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Postby Britonisea » Wed Feb 21, 2024 2:07 pm

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21st February 2024

Jason Gordon has a poor start to Cenian Open, but there are Britonish successes elsewhere


The Britonish number one, Jason Gordon, was worryingly beaten in the first round of the Cenian Open after a fantastic end to the year, but the Britonish number two, Ralph Newkarn, is still in the tournament...

Long-time player Ioana Amúlio Constantinescu of Natanian and Nosts was able to beat eight-seed and Britonish number one, Jason Gordon in a poor display at the Cenian Open. The Briton seemed annoyed after his defeat, walking straight off the court without acknowledging the crowd around him. This also comes after Gordon's second-round defeat in squash at the IBA Sports Championships. Gordon said that he would take some time off from tennis and focus on playing squash in Pemecutan though it seems to have left him making mistakes throughout that match. Gordon said that he looks forward to the next tournament, in a location that has not yet been confirmed. When asked what happened today, Gordon replied, "I just had a bad day - it's not really good enough from a top ten player, but things like this happen from time to time. I'm going to go back to training hard and come out stronger and prove why I have the ranking I do."

Ralph Newkarn was able to beat Ioana's teammate, Iohanna Márcia Enderssen-Moura after losing the first set. Newkarn, the Britonish number two who is not too far behind Gordon in the rankings, was able to move to the Round of 64, low looking to play Nikita Karpov of USR. Newkarn will be looking to make some huge leaps in his quest to recapture his title as Britonish number one but will need to get to the latter stages of the tournament in order to do so as has points from last year's tournament.

Five of Britonisea's eight singles players were drawn into the same section of the tournament which disgruntled the officials at ATB. Derek Dubrovnik was beaten by the much-loved and home favourite Ardil Navsal but was able to momentarily give the audience something to worry about after he won the second set. Navsal was able to come back strong, winning the next two sets without an issue. Navsal will now go on to play Ricardo Toli who had a much harder match. Toli played a five-setter against Aegis Geronimo from Qasden in a back-and-forth match. By the time it was the fifth and final set, no one knew who was going to take it. Ricardo Toli is a former top five player and Grand Slam champion, but his rusty performances since Season 8 have meant he is no longer the favourite to win matches. This match, in fact, perhaps proves how difficult Toli finds it to play even against players ranked lower than him. He will now go against Navsal in his slaughtering of Britonish tennis players - he is most definitely the favourite to win not only this match but the entire tournament.

Lukas Valerio, who lost in the first round of the tennis in the IBA Champs against Felix Zhang, came back strong in the Cenian Open winning in straight sets against Anne Valens of Lisander. Valens didn't have much of a chance against Valerio, with Valerio being able to break her at every chance he got. Valerio, who jumped from the bottom of the tennis rankings to the top 40 in the space of a year and a half, will be looking to continue closing in on the likes of Leone Na, who lost her first round match. There's a lot of hype for the success of Valerio and this match shows why there is. The same goes for Ronaldo Katsouris though he is now set to play Lonus Varalin of Ceni which will be an inexplicably hard match for him - but not impossible to win.
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Postby Ferret Civilization » Wed Feb 21, 2024 3:53 pm

“Big day today B.”

“Yeah.” The dogtaur gave the ferret a curt reply as usual while he maintained at best a brisk jog on this predawn workout run. This time heading in the opposite direction around the lake until they hit their time limit to get something to eat and hurry on over to where they would be playing. They had to hustle to find a place that looked good to order from and when they finally did Williwaw had his attention caught by the day's paper, with a little blurb about the tennis tournament going on so he got that as well as a meal. He read through the sports section while BusyBody worked on finishing off the remaining meals he had to make it through the day.

“‘The match between Hathwar and Riparian marks the return of the Ferret Civilization - er, the Coadunate Member States - to international tennis.’ Hey look at that, still got some clout even after all this time. Amazing what a thrown together program can do. Think I should write to their editor though and let them know that me being here is the representation of Ferret Civilization. Nah, you think that would just stir up some more trouble if that exchange somehow made its way back home.”

“The gray and white flag on your sleeve says you represent the Coadunate Willie.”

The ferret mock shocked looked down at their shoulder patch, “B, I haven’t had the heart to tell you this for a while now. But it’s brown on white.”

“Oh now you’re just taking the piss.”

“Yeah and you love it. Come on, stop stuffing your face, we don't want to be late.”

The two finished their relaxation to head over to the courts that they would be playing on and waited for it to be their turn to take their matchs. Williwaw in section six with BusyBody in seven, and it was the ferret’s debut match against on paper a superior opponent. “Your predecessors were able to take Cenians on their own court. You can do this.” He pep talked himself before stepping out onto the court with the Electrum player.

Williwaw gave it his all out there on the court, having been taught lessons handed down from the original crew about how to play against the pros and use the size disparity to one’s advantage. Though Marcus made sure to keep him moving, pressing the size disparity to their own advantage, getting points through returning the ball to the other side of the court with impressive speed. The ferret maintained a leading edge though from the start of the first set, managing to come through with the two final points not just in the first set but the second as well. Electrum had its own experience to impart on it’s players however, and Marcus was able to adapt on the court to show that they belonged in the upper crust crowd. Forcing the third set to go into a tiebreaker and clutching it in order to drag out the match another set. They were then able to hammer the second wind they got forcing Williwaw to take the loss and concede the points to recover some energy to try and give it a last hurrah in the tiebreaking set. Thirty nine games had passed, and now it was up to whoever could get a two point lead over six first, a long series of games that would favor the Electrum player. So the ferret sucked it up and returned to giving his best showing possible, returning to the first set’s rhythm and coming out after another ten games with the win. Adrenaline kept him on his feet at this point, with his debut match being a major success for him, shaking hands and going to go see how the dogtaur fared in their match.

He had to do a double take when he found out that that match was still ongoing, getting into the crowd that was still watching this slow brawl drag out. Williwaw was sure it was his exhaustion playing tricks on him when he looked at the score, but double taking again confirmed that B and Floral really were pounding each other down in the fifth set with over fourteen games in. The two of them taking up every available inch of the court possible to show off their skills and fortitude. It was not until some time later that Floral was able to get in with some quick low shots that they took the final point before the dogtaur could go eight all. That would have been newsworthy right there in the ferret’s opinion, even if there had been longer tiebreaking sets in the past.

“You did great B, show that same constitution tomorrow and we’ll win the doubles trophy. How are you feeling?”

“Hungry.”
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This is the second round cutoff.


Singles — Round of 64
Section 1
Xander Foyner-Evatee (CEN) 6 4 6 6
Felipe de la Rosa (TJU) 4 6 4 3

Ayu Ratih Kemalasari (UMS) 6 3 6 3
Arthur Leloup (RCN) 7 6 3 6

Sibylla Naess (PUG) 7 6 6
Otwin Krejči (DHA) 5 4 3

Petra Mačinković (SRE) 1 5 7 3
Vanessa Mae (DOT) 6 7 6 6


Section 2
Indah Susanti (UMS) 6 6 6
Lord Roger Wailsham (UKG) 2 3 3

Komang Agus Artawan (UMS) 2 6 0 3
Lucija Bagarić (SRE) 6 0 6 6

Andrew Simmons (ETM) 6 2 4 6 6
Livinia Moore (ETM) 3 6 6 2 3

Carmichael Brown (ETM) 6 6 6 6
Hakim Kalah-Mustafa (TJU) 2 7 3 3


Section 3
Joe Katsi (TJU) 4 6 2 4
Byron Aucamon (CEN) 6 3 6 6

Timaeus Andersson (PUG) 6 6 6
Flora Benaglio (LIS) 3 1 2

Abelie Fontana (RCN) 6 6 7 4 6
Igor Matković (SRE) 7 3 5 6 3

Rog Ion Tralito (NTN) 6 1 3 6
Tristan Delisle (RCN) 1 6 6 7


Section 4
Ioana Amúlio Constantinescu (NTN) 6 7 6
Bonaventure Salvo (CRN) 4 5 4

Aaliyah de Leon (BRI) 6 3 6 3 6
Tancrède Vadim (CRN) 1 6 3 6 3

Augusta Björnstjärna (PUG) 6 6 6 6
Kora Sunder (QAD) 7 4 1 2

Marisa Maradona (CEN) 6 6 6
Myron Valiadis (MSC) 2 3 4


Section 5
Ardil Navsal (CEN) 6 4 6 4 6
Ricardo Toli (BRI) 4 6 3 6 2

Lukas Valerio (BRI) 7 4 6 4 3
Wen Si Ye (DOT) 6 6 0 6 6

Ralph Newkarn (BRI) 3 6 1 6 6
Nikita Karpov (USR) 6 4 6 1 3

Sandra Mae (DOT) 6 1 2 2
Lucien Le Floch (RCN) 4 6 6 6


Section 6
Ljubomir Ivanković (SRE) 6 6 6
Kirigundi Padurjili (UMS) 4 4 3

Ivan Štimac (SRE) 7 7 6
Vilim Gulić (DOT) 6 5 2

Williwaw Riparian (CMS) 5 4 6 6 6
Emigdio Lorenzo (CRN) 7 6 2 3 4

Maddison Scott (ETM) 6 6 6
Reihan Ahmadi (UMS) 3 2 3


Section 7
Lonus Varalin (CEN) 7 6 7
Ronaldo Katsouris (BRI) 6 4 5

Jean van de Kloor (TJU) 3 6 6 6
Francis Kennith (CRN) 6 3 3 4

Dioro Hansil (CEN) 6 6 6
Damir Pernar (DOT) 1 4 2

Ven van der Vin (QAD) 6 7 6 3 6
Jane Floral (QAD) 4 5 7 6 2


Section 8
Johmer Vales (CEN) 6 6 6
Florian Durigan (LIS) 3 3 4

Noah Damaris (CEN) 6 6 6
Pedro Sanchez de la Cruz (TJU) 1 1 3

Sigrid Vasakärven (PUG) 6 7 6
Anneliese Damsgard (LIS) 3 6 2

Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE) 6 7 6
Michael Juno (QAD) 3 6 2


Doubles — Round of 64
Section 1
Sara Zhuo/Gyrachor Rentos (ETM/CEN) 6 6
Sandra Mae/Vanesa Mae (DOT) 2 3

Rachel Archibald/Phillip Mabott (BRI/BPE) 6 3 6
Damir Pernar/Bojan Nož (DOT) 4 6 4

Ricardo Toli/Elizabeth Quehall (BRI) 6 7
Emigdio Lorenzo/Arthur Phoenix-Howard (CRN/BRI) 4 6

Leanne Stewart/Rachel Simon (ETM) 6 6 6
Esterina Picarelli/Töbe Brassel (RCN) 2 7 3

Jana Arkinn/Myria Primarch (CEN) 6 6
Filipe Korf/Stella Bressen (LIS) 0 4

Arturo Paulino/Marisa Sparano (MSC) 1 4
Mihai Carolus Maro/Claudius Ion Varro (NTN) 6 6

Sonya Gredello/Rosa Levinsky (ETM) 6 6
Samuel MacPhail/Anna Morris (UKG) 0 2

Márcus Gabriel Alencastro/Mihai Caeso Mihailescu (NTN) 1 2
Will Nolovor/Lucas Magnier (CEN/RCN) 6 6


Section 2
Cornelis Zapfe/Jac Iegis (PUG/CEN) 6 6
Rand Polley/Tim Edison (SRZ) 3 3

Kayla McKerrin/Vladimir Boiyskovsky (TJU) 7 6
Viktor Volchyashev/Rustam Nagarbadiyev (USR) 5 4

Augusta Björnstjärna/Anthony Kawasaki (PUG/ETM) 4 3
Sigrid Vasakärven/Botack Andiam (PUG/CEN) 6 6

Shrook Ionescu/Shahenda Ionescu (NTN) 7 5 2
Paulo Hanson/Terri Havertz (VON) 5 7 6

Sibylla Naess/Timaeus Andersson (PUG) 6 6
Melissa Senra/Stina Kössler (LIS/VAR) 3 3

Líyiz Cizú/Melika Ashouri (EKH) 3 6 3
Jordanien Hutch/Flagstaff McCroy (QAD) 6 4 6

Inès Fournier/Camille Fournier (RCN) 6 3 7
Megan Ives/Edsan Gallagher (QAD) 0 6 5

Simon Oxford/Will Washer (QAD) 6 6
Gareth Teiss/Athos Smiecikoski (LIS) 4 2


Section 3
Val Korekal/Luciano Crepaldi (CEN/SOR) 6 6
Diederich Leitz/Jaromír Hahn (DHA) 1 3

Hasan Karadeniz/Anas Őrante (EKH) 3 4
Ronaldo Katsouris/Abi Forrest (BRI) 6 6

Coosal Darlcheri/Perger Rianor (CEN) 6 6
Ilonka Plevnik/Mihaela Mazurkijević (DOT) 4 3

Ven van der Vin/Kora Sunder (QAD) 6 6
Maria Cláudia Amúlio/Iohanna Márcia Enderssen-Moura (NTN) 4 4

Nathan Bensaïd/Kell Korden (BRI/CEN) 6 3 6
Adelinde Günther/Leone Na (RCN/BRI) 1 6 2

Shinji Makauchi/Felipe de la Rosa (TJU) 6 6 6
Jackie Ulderico/Plácido Hilaire (CRN) 7 4 4

Tena Špiričić Tavano/Alina Koreleva (SRE) 6 6
Anna Puchkova/Irina Sabalenka (USR) 4 2

Vuyani Rabada/Kaui Kamakawiwo'ole (TJU) 6 1 7
Ljubomir Ivanković/Martin Ocvirek (SRE/RAS) 3 6 5


Section 4
Jaguar Zenteanite/Zeke Newham (BRI) 6 6
Leonid Farkaš/Goran Ibrahimović (SRE) 4 1

Williwaw Riparian/BusyBody (CMS) 6 6
Svetlana Makarova/Alexander Bukhanin (USR) 3 3

Marcus Hathwar/Jack Ho (ETM) 4 3
Blas Levi/Delroy Royle (CRN) 6 6

Iria Valens/Tea Valens (LIS) 6 0 1
Dora Klemenčić/Petra Mačinković (SRE) 3 6 6

Elia Xal/Fia Xal (CEN) 1 6 6
Roman Aven/Anastasia Vesnina (USR) 6 3 2

Pankrati Mauricio/Quintino Silverio (CRN) 4 7 1
Kim Li Bo/Mei Li Bo (TJU) 6 6 6

Bryson Dingley/Nissa Tran (ETM) 6 6
Burak Kara/Yedík Adí (EKH) 2 1

Alen Glesnik/Vječeslav Korent (DOT) 4 7 1
Arthur Leloup/Hildebrant Weisgerber (RCN) 6 5 6
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NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
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World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
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Postby Ferret Civilization » Thu Feb 22, 2024 5:17 pm

“Feeling good about today B? Should be, things are looking up for us, I feel it.”

This time their exercise routine saw them heading towards the beach and then north along the sea for a little bit. They got to enjoy the ocean air and actually see the sunrise come up for the horizon not blocked by the urban setting which was now behind them. The sand also helped offer a lot more resistance in at least the ferret’s running, and saw them not make it relatively very far before they had to call it and rush back to get some breakfast and prepare for the day’s matches. Which on paper these should have been more on the level, with Williwaw going up against Emigdio, another new player whose first match was also against another new player. And on the doubles side they would be going up against a duo that won their way through the qualifying, so, they had a better chance of making it through another match.

BusyBody made his way to the back most seating area to watch Williwaw hopefully have as good a time as he seemed to irradiate around him. The ferret once again started off going all in, though unlike with the Electrum player there were no hints or tricks to fall on to gain a little help. And just like him Lorenzo also was looking to prove themselves and went all in, and had more energy to follow through with staying in, coming in after a five all to take the final two points to avoid a tiebreaker. They maintained the high through the second set, staying two points ahead until they got to six. So Williwaw changed up his strategy to stop playing on the level playing field he was creating for his competition, one that was putting him at a disadvantage. The change saw the ferret get into a whole new groove and come out on top with quite a margin, forcing the match to go to another set. Lorenzo was left on the back foot trying to catch up, and they tried admirably, getting one more point than last go around but still lost, bringing the match to a tiebreaking set. Unfortunately for Emigdio, Williwaw was able to maintain his variability to stay on top even as they changed up what they were doing to compensate. With the ferret coming through on the final three sets to take the match.

“Think I’m ready to face Scott B? Ah nevermind that’s a question for tomorrow, hope you still got that constitution of yours ready to be chipped away at.” Williwaw jabbed at the air excitedly while he led his companion to where they had to be for the doubles match.

When it came to doubles the dogtaur and ferret had one advantage in the sport two humans would not, the ability to move under and over each other in a three dimensional space. Something that BusyBody had to take full advantage of as well being fresh and able to take on their just as fresh competition. And that dogtaur made sure to take up the whole court just like how it was in the singles match yesterday and they had something to prove to make up for that loss. With Williwaw’s at best assistance the two were able to show off that they could have a chance in these tournaments hopefully by racking up the points quickly and winning both matches.

“Thank you B, you always come through for me.”

“Yeah, hold off on that until after we get through Electrum.”

“Damn Cenian favoritism.” Williwaw said with a smile.
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Postby Srednjaci » Thu Feb 22, 2024 5:44 pm

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CENINAN OPEN - Cenial

IVANKOVIĆ IS A COME BACK STORY AGAIN !


BY

IVAN JURLINA


Dear viewers, welcome to the show "IT'S TENNIS TIME!"
Another day is behind us and among the top 32 players in the singles competition, our players, we would say at this moment, the best 4 players have advance.
Tena Špiričić Tavano continued her positive streak and she was better than Michael Juno from Qasden with a convincing 3-0. The best match so far at the tournament by Tena Špiričić Tavano.
Ivan Štimac continues his journey to the top 32 players with a very convincing 3-0 win against Vilim Gulić from Dotivija.
Ljubomir Ivanković is having a renaissance of his tennis.He beat Kirigundi Padurjili with 3-0.
It is Ivan Štimac and Ljubomir Ivanković who will compete in the next round to each other.
Lucija Bagarić beat Komang Agus Artawan 3-1, and the next round brings her 5th seed Indah Susanti.
Unfortunately, this round was the end for Petra Macinković and Igor Matković.
In doubles, Tena Špiričić Tavano and Alina Koreleva will play the second round, as will Dora Klemenčić with Petra Mačinković.
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THREE TO SEE: Cenian Open, Day 5


(7) Johmer Vales (CEN) vs (26) Noah Damaris (CEN)
Expect the opposite of a slugfest in this intra-Cenian clash that will be sure to attract a solid crowd at this Grand Slam. Indeed, Cenians love the attacking, fast-paced brand of tennis practiced by both players, and they'll have that in spades: expect a lot of battles at the net, but also expect a lot of aces from two big servers (and correspondingly poor returners). Who will prevail? Probably the more experienced and more consistent player of the two - that would be Vales.

Despite the crowds, though, it will be good to remind ourselves that this is a third round match, and not a quarterfinal.

Winner: Vales

(9) Sigrid Vasakärven (PUG) vs (17) Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE)
Srednjaci's players seem to have an off-again-on-again relationship with tennis, but in this tournament, they appear to be in the "on again" stage, coming out in full force. On the other hand, rumour has it that Gnejs' tennis federation was only induced to send players to the tournament after the signup deadline was extended for their benefit... but at least Sigrid Vasakärven hasn't imploded in this tournament, so far. Faced with quality opposition in the form of Tena Špiričić Tavano, though, it looks like Vasakärven's otherwise solid run in this tournament might just end.

Winner: Špiričić Tavano

(11) Sonya Gredello/Rosa Levinsky (ETM) vs Will Nolovor/Lucas Magnier (CEN/RCN)
Both teams in this matchup absolutely dominated their previous matches - losing a total of five games between them - so both teams will have lots of energy coming into this anticipated second round clash. Gredello and Levinsky were tennis's past; might Nolovor and Magnier be the future? Okay, that comparison might have worked better if Nolovor hadn't been around in the Before Times, but Nolovor and Magnier are a new pairing looking to make their mark on the tournament. Honestly, we think their new synergy - and their syzygy as a new doubles team (okay, we had to do that one) - will be enough to overcome a relatively tired Ronya.

Winner: Nolovor/Magnier
THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
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Singles — Round of 32
Section 1
Xander Foyner-Evatee (CEN) 6 5 7 6
Arthur Leloup (RCN) 2 7 5 2

Sibylla Naess (PUG) 6 3 6 6
Vanessa Mae (DOT) 1 6 3 2


Section 2
Indah Susanti (UMS) 3 5 0
Lucija Bagarić (SRE) 6 7 6

Andrew Simmons (ETM) 7 5 1 7 6
Carmichael Brown (ETM) 5 7 6 5 1


Section 3
Byron Aucamon (CEN) 6 3 6 7
Timaeus Andersson (PUG) 3 6 1 5

Abelie Fontana (RCN) 5 6 5 6 6
Tristan Delisle (RCN) 7 1 7 3 1


Section 4
Ioana Amúlio Constantinescu (NTN) 4 6 7 4 4
Aaliyah de Leon (BRI) 6 4 6 6 6

Augusta Björnstjärna (PUG) 2 4 6 6 5
Marisa Maradona (CEN) 6 6 3 4 7


Section 5
Ardil Navsal (CEN) 6 5 7 6
Wen Si Ye (DOT) 2 7 5 3

Ralph Newkarn (BRI) 6 2 6 4 6
Lucien Le Floch (RCN) 4 6 3 6 3


Section 6
Ljubomir Ivanković (SRE) 4 2 7 6 5
Ivan Štimac (SRE) 6 6 6 4 7

Williwaw Riparian (CMS) 3 6 6 6
Maddison Scott (ETM) 6 2 4 2


Section 7
Lonus Varalin (CEN) 6 6 6
Jean van de Kloor (TJU) 3 3 1

Dioro Hansil (CEN) 6 2 6 6
Ven van der Vin (QAD) 0 6 4 4


Section 8
Johmer Vales (CEN) 6 6 7
Noah Damaris (CEN) 1 2 6

Sigrid Vasakärven (PUG) 6 6 6 1 6
Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE) 4 7 2 6 8


Doubles — Round of 32
Section 1
Sara Zhuo/Gyrachor Rentos (ETM/CEN) 3 4
Rachel Archibald/Phillip Mabott (BRI/BPE) 6 6

Ricardo Toli/Elizabeth Quehall (BRI) 7 6
Leanne Stewart/Rachel Simon (ETM) 5 4

Jana Arkinn/Myria Primarch (CEN) 6 3 6
Mihai Carolus Maro/Claudius Ion Varro (NTN) 1 6 4

Sonya Gredello/Rosa Levinsky (ETM) 6 5 2
Will Nolovor/Lucas Magnier (CEN/RCN) 4 7 6


Section 2
Cornelis Zapfe/Jac Iegis (PUG/CEN) 2 6 7
Kayla McKerrin/Vladimir Boiyskovsky (TJU) 6 0 5

Sigrid Vasakärven/Botack Andiam (PUG/CEN) 4 6 6
Paulo Hanson/Terri Havertz (VON) 6 1 3

Sibylla Naess/Timaeus Andersson (PUG) 6 6
Jordanien Hutch/Flagstaff McCroy (QAD) 4 4

Inès Fournier/Camille Fournier (RCN) 6 6
Simon Oxford/Will Washer (QAD) 4 0


Section 3
Val Korekal/Luciano Crepaldi (CEN/SOR) 6 6
Ronaldo Katsouris/Abi Forrest (BRI) 3 3

Coosal Darlcheri/Perger Rianor (CEN) 6 0 6
Ven van der Vin/Kora Sunder (QAD) 3 6 3

Nathan Bensaïd/Kell Korden (BRI/CEN) 6 6
Shinji Makauchi/Felipe de la Rosa (TJU) 2 1

Tena Špiričić Tavano/Alina Koreleva (SRE) 6 6
Vuyani Rabada/Kaui Kamakawiwo'ole (TJU) 4 2


Section 4
Jaguar Zenteanite/Zeke Newham (BRI) 6 7 6
Williwaw Riparian/BusyBody (CMS) 7 6 3

Blas Levi/Delroy Royle (CRN) 6 5 6
Dora Klemenčić/Petra Mačinković (SRE) 3 7 4

Elia Xal/Fia Xal (CEN) 6 7
Kim Li Bo/Mei Li Bo (TJU) 3 6

Bryson Dingley/Nissa Tran (ETM) 2 6 6
Arthur Leloup/Hildebrant Weisgerber (RCN) 6 2 3
THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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Postby Srednjaci » Fri Feb 23, 2024 6:32 am

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CENINAN OPEN - Cenial

IN FANTASTIC MATCH ŠTIMAC WAS BETTER THAN LJUBO !


BY

IVAN JURLINA


Dear viewers, welcome to the show "IT'S TENNIS TIME!"
Ljubomir Ivanković's journey at this year's Cenian Open ended yesterday. Our second player and last year's semi-finalist, Ivan Štimac, was better than him. In the duel between our two players, Štimac still kept his nerves and cool head and managed to break the score in the fifth set with a turnaround from 3-5 to 7-5!
Štimac led 2-0 in sets. He played very well. But it was seen that Ljubo can also pull off the baseline shots, but they were not accurate.
And then in the third set, when we thought it was all over, Ljubo does a miracle! He was losing 6-5 and Štimac had the serve and Ljubo managed to make a break and take the set to a tie break. In the tie break, Štimac has a 4-0 lead, but Ljubo wakes up again and reverses the result and wins the set!
Visibly revolted, Štimac loses the game in the next set. Ljubo is increasingly aggressive in the points, while Štimac defends himself and does not find a solution to the opponent's play.
Ljubomir wins the fourth set with 6-4! The match goes into the fifth set and then a new drama, a new shock!
Štimac looked like his game was falling apart, he was losing 5-3, Ivanković served for the match and then made a miraculous comeback.
Ivan Štimac masterfully returned to the match, won the next 4 service games and won! For a long, long time, we haven't seen a game this good from Ljubomir Ivanković. This was their 9th match between each other and Štimac recorded their 6th victory, the fourth in a row.

Ivan Štimac (SRE)                     6   6   6   4   7
Ljubomir Ivanković (SRE) 4 2 7 6 5


Tena Špiričić Tavano achieved her 46th victory at NSTT in her carrer! Very difficult and after a marathon match, she managed to raise her hands in the air as a winner.
Her opponent was the 6th seed of the tournament Sigrid Vasakärven from Gnejs! A very ambitious player who plays very good tennis, and Tena knows that. This is their first meeting and Tena managed to win.
The result changed like the seasons during the match. Sigrid was the first to make a breakthrough and broke our player to won 6-4 in the first set. Sigrid was more dominant in the second set as well. She imposed her rhythm and Tena saves herself with her athleticism. Sigrid had several opportunities to end the set in her favor, but every time Tena would save herself. In the tie break comes a penalty for Sigrid. She didn't use her opportunities and Tena had the only one that she used. At 5-5, Sigrid serves, Tena with a great return, a diagonal backhand,make a mini break and a 6-5 lead. She then closes this set with hers serve, 7-5 in points and 7-6 at the end of the set.
However, Sigrid does not give in and continues furiously in the third set. Again, Sigrid is more dominant, but this time she hits more clean shots. Tena managed to win only 2 games in that set.
Fourth set, Sigrid is out of energy. Her strikes are no longer so sharp and precise, and Tena is raising her game. Sigrid is in trouble, she can't respond to this rhythm. She gave everything she had in the previous three sets. This set goes to the side of our tennis player with 6-1! Very convincing!
The fifth set was torture for both of them. Visibly exhausted, they looking for shorter points. Long ralyes gave them muscle cramps. Again, for the umpteenth time, the physical fitness and athleticism possessed by our player helped Tena to win the match in her favor. This was an incredible match!
Home player Johmer Vales is playing great and is in great shape. He will be the next opponent of our Tena.

Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE)            4   7   2   6   8
Sigrid Vasakärven (PUG) 6 6 6 1 6


Lucija Bagarić is in great shape. The young tennis player was 3-0 better than Indah Susanti. It seemed that our tennis player was looking for herself in the first two sets. She mixed up her game and used a service volley style game. But when she arranged everything and raised the rhythm for two higher levels, the opponent could not win a single more game.
Great form of our Lucija!

Lucija Bagarić (SRE)                  6   7   6
Indah Susanti (UMS) 3 5 0


Andrew Simmons from Electrum awaits her in the next round. It should be a great match and a real test for our player.

We have one more double left in the competition, namely Alina Koreleva and Tena Špiričić Tavano.
Our girls were better than Vuyani Rabada and Kaui Kamakawiwo'ola from TJUN with 2-0!
Unfortunately, the second pair Dora Klemenčić and Petra Macinković ended their performance at this year's Cenian Open.

Tena Špiričić Tavano/Alina Koreleva (SRE)       6   6
Vuyani Rabada/Kaui Kamakawiwo'ole (TJU) 4 2


Blas Levi/Delroy Royle (CRN)                    6   5   6
Dora Klemenčić/Petra Mačinković (SRE) 3 7 4

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Postby Ferret Civilization » Fri Feb 23, 2024 2:40 pm

“Halfway through B, looking pretty great, top of the world!”

The dogtaur found the saying slightly amusing since they were the furthest away from the top of the world being at sea level, and that it was only the round of thirty two in the tournament. Singles side, that was great, doubles side, one match down. And if he remembered his sports history right, the Britonish had made quite the rivalry with the ferrets of the past and now they were two fresh faces on the court while they maintained the experience needed to stay at the top. But the ferret’s optimism was ever infectious and BusyBody believed that they had a chance to show that at least the ferret state belonged on the courts and in the tournaments no matter how long of an intermission was taken.

“Come on, let's get back early, sand takes too long to wash out.”

“Alright.”

This allowed for the dogtaur to fully stretch their legs in a canter rather than a trot they had been doing at best. With the ferret being able to be lazy for a time getting a ride instead of running at their max consistent speed. From there they were able to get back to their room to take a proper rinsing off to stay hygienic and have a little more time to eat.

Then it came time to get on the court, Williwaw was fully prepared to have to do another five sets against his Electrumite competition Scott, who probably took pointers from the match involving Hathwar. Fully accepting a five set match the ferret did not push themselves over the top for the first set, instead trying to see how Maddison was going to try and play the game. They themselves also seemed to be trying to feel out the competition, leading to a lot more variation in play right out the gates in the first games. With the overall feeling of this being a game of chicken rather than tennis. Williwaw was the one to blink, and from there it became a lot more traditional with the hard court. From there on it became the ferret’s show to push for glory. And push they did, keeping up with the ball to get the returns when needed and lobbing it fast enough to get the points racked up. Scott was able to rebound and return to form for the third set but was unable to overcome the pent up whirlwind on the other side of the court. Which ended up seeing Riparian walk away with the set and then the next for a clean three in a row, finishing the match with four sets. Of course when the ferret accepts something, the universe goes and changes it.

“Look at that B, looking at a potential section winner right here. Going to go put the fear back into the Cenians.”

“Maybe try and focus on the Britonisea first, yeah.”

The doubles side of the tournament really showed off one thing, and that was BusyBody’s fortitude in dealing with a fast paced court of play. Zenteanite and Newham weren’t at the top of the rankings for nothing, and made sure that anything related to ferrets had to work extra hard just for the privilege of even thinking about coming back onto the tennis scene. Ending with the first set being decided by a practically lucky smash serve spiking the ball to the corner of the boundary. And still neither side could afford to back down in this cold war gone hot. Once again reaching six all on the scoreboard, this time with the tables turned on them with the Britonish making sure the returns were next to impossible to get to in time until it became true. The tiebreaking set is where the competition apparently decided to stop playing around and finish things early, getting the ball where it needed to be so that there was nothing Riparian and BusyBody could do to deny the points. There was a brief hope spot when they were able to quickly get three on the board after a fault but it was not enough. And then it was just the ferret in the tournament.

“Forcing two tiebreaking games on one of the best duos in the world, I’d say we did swell would you not B?”
Currently traveling across the United States. Still up for any conversations though.

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Singles — Round of 16
Section 1
Xander Foyner-Evatee (CEN) 3 6 6 3 6
Sibylla Naess (PUG) 6 3 4 6 2


Section 2
Lucija Bagarić (SRE) 7 6 6
Andrew Simmons (ETM) 5 4 4


Section 3
Byron Aucamon (CEN) 6 2 6 6
Abelie Fontana (RCN) 1 6 4 2


Section 4
Aaliyah de Leon (BRI) 6 1 0 4
Marisa Maradona (CEN) 4 6 6 6


Section 5
Ardil Navsal (CEN) 6 7 6
Ralph Newkarn (BRI) 3 5 4


Section 6
Ivan Štimac (SRE) 3 6 7 6
Williwaw Riparian (CMS) 6 3 6 2


Section 7
Lonus Varalin (CEN) 2 3 7 6
Dioro Hansil (CEN) 6 6 6 7


Section 8
Johmer Vales (CEN) 0 4 6 1
Tena Špiričić Tavano (SRE) 6 6 3 6


Doubles — Round of 16
Section 1
Rachel Archibald/Phillip Mabott (BRI/BPE) 3 6 6
Ricardo Toli/Elizabeth Quehall (BRI) 6 3 4

Jana Arkinn/Myria Primarch (CEN) 6 2 4
Will Nolovor/Lucas Magnier (CEN/RCN) 2 6 6


Section 2
Cornelis Zapfe/Jac Iegis (PUG/CEN) 6 7
Sigrid Vasakärven/Botack Andiam (PUG/CEN) 3 5

Sibylla Naess/Timaeus Andersson (PUG) 7 6
Inès Fournier/Camille Fournier (RCN) 5 3


Section 3
Val Korekal/Luciano Crepaldi (CEN/SOR) 5 7 6
Coosal Darlcheri/Perger Rianor (CEN) 7 5 4

Nathan Bensaïd/Kell Korden (BRI/CEN) 4 6 6
Tena Špiričić Tavano/Alina Koreleva (SRE) 6 1 3


Section 4
Jaguar Zenteanite/Zeke Newham (BRI) 6 7
Blas Levi/Delroy Royle (CRN) 1 6

Elia Xal/Fia Xal (CEN) 7 4 6
Bryson Dingley/Nissa Tran (ETM) 5 6 2
THE REPUBLIC OF CENI (the user behind this nation uses he/him/his pronouns)
Air Terranea | The Wanderlust Guide to Ceni | Seven Restaurants in Seven Days: Cataloging Cenian Food
Champions: Di Bradini Cup 38, U-18 World Cup 17
Runners-up: Di Bradini Cup 39, Di Bradini Cup 41
NSTT #1s: Lonus Varalin, Ardil Navsal (singles), Gyrachor Rentos, Val Korekal, Elia Xal/Fia Xal (doubles)
UICA Champions' Cup titles (1): 1860 Azoth
World Cup 76, World Cup 79
Baptism of Fire 61
Cup of Harmony 63
Copa Rushmori 41
International Basketball Championships 20
Cenian Open (Grand Slam) 1-8
<Schottia> I always think of Ceni as what it would be like if Long Island was its own nation, ran by Bernie Sanders lol.

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