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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old May 20th, 2005, 10:25 AM Thread Starter
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Venus RG Hopes

Get well Serena. within 5 min of the announcement many here seemed joyful, Karma is a hell of a drug. Gooooooooooo Venus, good luck at RG
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Go venus, bring home the title! Get well serena, slam no.8 awaits you when you recover.

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i was just thinking did any of them won a slam when the other was not playing it?

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Good luck Venus, I know you can do it

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i was just thinking did any of them won a slam when the other was not playing it?
Good question, will check this
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Well, Venus is healthy this year going into the FO, or at least she seems to be, so I rate her chances as good as any top player. She can run all day long if she has to and she likes to rally and set up for the winner , and that's a good thing as clay is a very demanding surface where patience is very important,so I suspect she will have a good shot at getting deep into the tournament and maybe even winning it. I hope she can overcome her mental issues because when she does she will have a definite chance of winning the whole thing.

Justine looks like the strong favourite more and more though, with Serena out Kim injured and Sharpie, Davenport and Mauresmo won't pose a big threat to Henin on clay due to obvious reasons IMO. But this scenario might also prove very beneficial to Venus because she can also take advantage of this situation. I hope Venus will have a good tournament and that she no matter her results will stay healthy. Good luck Venus
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well the draw is certainly in her favour right now

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OMG, Venus got about the best draw she could hope for. What a blessing! Take advanatage of it Vee!

I cheer for Williams x 2, Pierce, Patty, Nastya and Kim

I miss Sandrine, Monica, Iva & Joanette

I miss Pinky and the Brain. I want Anna K back so she and Hingis can get in more cat fights like the old days.
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Maindraw !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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ROLAND-GARROS, dames, 1er tour

1-Lindsay Davenport (E-U)-Katarina Srebotnik (Slo)
Mailyne Andrieux (Fra)-Shuai Peng (Chi)
Tatiana Panova (Rus)-Qualifiée
Virginie Razzano (Fra)-25-Dinara Safina (Rus)
20-Daniela Hantuchova (Slovaquie)-Qualifiée
Denisa Chladkova (Tch)-Catalina Castano (Col)
Ludmila Cervanova (Slovaquie)-Aiko Nakamura (Jap)
Qualifiée-14-Kim Clijsters (Bel)

9-Vera Zvonareva (Rus)-Qualifiée
Qualifiée-Maria Kirilenko (Rus)
Jelena Kostanic (Cro)-Tamarine Tanasugarn (Tha)
Vera Douchevina (Rus)-21-Mary Pierce (Fra)
32-Flavia Pennetta (Ita)-Jill Craybas (E-U)
Marta Domachowska (Pol)-Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro (Fra)
Qualifiée-Qualifiée
Yoon Jeong Cho (Cor-S)-8-Patty Schnyder (Sui)

4-Elena Dementieva (Rus)-Barbora Strycova (Tch)
Sanda Mamic (Cro)-Lisa Raymond (E-U)
Akiko Morigami (Jap)-Angela Haynes (E-U)
Maria Elena Camerin (Ita)-31-Karolina Sprem (Cro)
18-Silvia Farina Elia (Ita)-Anne Kremer (Lux)
Shenay Perry (E-U)-Arantxa Parra Santonja (Esp)
Sophie Ferguson (Aus)-Mariana Diaz-Oliva (Arg)
Yuliana Fedak (Ukr)-16-Elena Likhovtseva (Rus)

11-Venus Williams (E-U)-Marta Marrero (Esp)
Fabiola Zuluaga (Col)-Qualifiée
Alyona Bondarenko (Ukr)-Sesil Karatantcheva (Bul)
Julia Schruff (All)-19-Shinobu Asagoe (Jap)
27-Amy Frazier (E-U)-Meghann Shaughnessy (E-U)
Emilie Loit (Fra)-Claudine Schaul (Lux)
Tatiana Perebiynis (Ukr)-Emmanuelle Gagliardi (Sui)
Maria Sanchez Lorenzo (Esp)-5-Anastasia Myskina (Rus)


7-Nadia Petrova (Rus)-Mashona Washington (E-U)
Abigail Spears (E-U)-Séverine Beltrame (Fra)
Kveta Peschke (Tch)-Dally Randriantefy (Mad)
Shahar Peer (Isr)-28-Marion Bartoli (Fra)
17-Tatiana Golovin (Fra)-Lilia Osterloh (E-U)
Antonella Serra Zanetti (Ita)-Marlene Weingartner (All)
Martina Sucha (Slq)-Tathiana Garbin (Ita)
Maria Vento-kabchi (Ven)-12-Elena Bovina (Rus)

15-Jelena Jankovic (Scg)-Anna Smashnova (Isr)
Roberta Vinci (Ita)-Anna-Lena Groenefeld (All)
Qualifiée-Nicole Vaidisova (Tch)
Jie Zheng (Chi)-22-Francesca Schiavone (Ita)
29-Ana Ivanovic (Scg)-Stéphanie Foretz (Fra)
Iveta Benesova (Tch)-Pauline Parmentier (Fra)
Alina Jidkova (Rus)-Alizé Cornet (Fra)
Evie Dominikovic (Aus)-3-Amélie Mauresmo (Fra)

6-Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus)-Mathilde Johansson (Fra)
Qualifiée-Eleni Daniilidou (Gre)
Marissa Irvin (E-U)-Nicole Pratt (Aus)
Sania Mirza (Ind)-30-Gisela Dulko (Arg)
24-Magdalena Maleeva (Bul)-Rika Fujiwara (Jap)
Qualifiée-Anabel Medina Garrigues (Esp)
Virginia Ruano Pascual (Esp)-Qualifiée
Conchita Martinez (Esp)-10-Justine Henin-Hardenne (Bel)

13-Nathalie Dechy (Fra)-Michaela Pastikova (Tch)
Silvija Talaja (Cro)-Samantha Stosur (Aus)
Youlia Fedossova (Fra)-Kristina Brandi (P-R)
Nuria Llagostera Vives (Esp)-23-Ai Sugiyama (Jap)
26-Paola Suarez (Arg)-Anna Chakvetadze (Rus)
Qualifiée-Klara Koukalova (Tch)
Camille Pin (Fra)-Aravane Rezai (Fra)
Evguénia Linetskaya (Rus)-2-Maria Charapova (Rus)
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Come on Venus!!

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Come on Venus!!
Game Set Match Venus

6-1/6-3 into Ist. finals, keep it up Vee, you have a great draw at RG
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Yeah Venus has a great draw.Go venus
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venus will win istanbul... whoever thought she wouldn't!

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post #14 of 25 (permalink) Old May 20th, 2005, 02:29 PM
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got venus at 16/1 to win RG.
like venus to at least to get to the semis
very well could see davenport/venus semi
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post #15 of 25 (permalink) Old May 20th, 2005, 02:59 PM
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Venus would be my pick to come through her half of the draw; it's a piece of cake in the scheme of things. I'm still not sure I'd pick her to win the title, but I'll probably be surprised if she loses before the final, especially if she wins the title in Istanbul tomorrow. Nothing like winning to boost your confidence.
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