Who are your 5 darkhorse picks for the Australian Open (players outside of the top 10 seeds (Lindsay, Amelie, Nastya, Maria, Sveta, Elena, Serena, Venus, Vera and Alicia) that you think have a legit shot of making the quarterfinals / semis) ???
Patty Schnyder - last year's semifinalist is in great form picking up a title at Gold Coast
Tatiana Golovin - Will be looking to improve on last year's fourth round performance
Dinara Safina - seems to have refound her game with a whipping of Sugiyama last week
Na Li - with a good draw (not the #1 seed for the third consecutive tournament !!!)
Nicole Vadisova - if she has recovered from her illness, should get to at least the round of 16
Last edited by pierce0415; Jan 8th, 2005 at 11:55 PM.