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post #2926 of 3856 (permalink) Old Apr 21st, 2012, 07:54 AM
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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Pomezia was actually a good tournament for her. She overplayed her seeding, and got to the final before collapsing in three. Getting in wins should build some confidence.

She's #1 seed at the 25K Tunis qualies. She's has an opening round bye, then only needs to play one match to qualify. She should do it.

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post #2927 of 3856 (permalink) Old Apr 22nd, 2012, 05:19 PM
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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Beat Georgieva 6-1 6-0 in FQR:

(3)Vesna Dolonts (RUS) v Ines Ferrer-Suarez (ESP)
(Q)Despina Papamichail (GRE) v (Q)Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP)
Kristina Kucova (SVK) v (Q)Raluca Olaru (ROU)
(5)Sandra Zaniewska (POL) v Lenka Wienerova (SVK)

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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Hopefully Raluca will remember she beat Kristina, 61 60, in New Haven in 2009.

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Defeated Kucova 1-6 6-4 6-1

Seriously, where did this turnaround come from?
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Defeated Kucova 1-6 6-4 6-1

Seriously, where did this turnaround come from?
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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Those 10k runs must have given her some much needed confidence. Hope she can keep going!

cibulkova - dementieva - giorgi - m.inoue - king - lucic-baroni - nara
olaru - pivovarova - rogowska - tsurenko - vögele - wolfe - wozniak
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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Btw that doubles challenger win alongside Elena

Plays in R2 vs. Australian claycourt GOAT and 16-match win streak Sandra Zaniewska. Don't know what to expect at all.
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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

You just gotta believe

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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Keep going Ralu!
Btw she's up to 282 this week

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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Lost 3-6 5-7

Expected.
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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Well, still a decent score. Actually, Raluca's results since March have been decent at the 10/25K level.

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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Raluca won doubles with Elena Bogdan. Third title of the year

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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

Congrats to them

cibulkova - dementieva - giorgi - m.inoue - king - lucic-baroni - nara
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Raluca won doubles with Elena Bogdan. Third title of the year
In Romania we have a word for such a "performance" - "Frectie la picior de lemn" - meaning "Massage to a wooden leg" . It works for both of them

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Re: Romania's Finest, Raluca Olaru!

$25,000 Brescia:

Tabak(SVK, 7) - Piter(POL)
Schmiedlova(SVK) - Olaru(ROM)
Linette(POL) - Fernandez-Brugues(ESP)
Kolar(SLO) - Hogenkamp(NED, 3)

Good draw.
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