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Question What about these players chances of WD from OZ Open...

I checked out the top 100 or so in the rankings and worked out who hasn't played an event leading into the Oz Open or who has retired injured or sick in an event.

I references last weeks notes and netcords as well.

So We know who didn't enter:
Davenport 9now off rankings) Mattek and Perebynis
We know Sharapova WD and it is either implied or maybe I have missed the official notice regarding Na Li and Kat S WDing. The Herald Sun think Nadia has too which is funny since she is playing Alize C now

The witthdrawals from Bris-Vegas and Auckland and those theat aren't playing this week are:


No events this year for players that would have made a MD or QD(and no info as to a wd or straight out no entry) Bacsinzky- maybe no entry last week and a wd this week?
Kostanic H
a (for doubles)

Belgian media report that Flipkins won;t play the qualies or maybe the OZ Open at all if she got into the main doraw

Players to have Withdrawn form matches in the last 2 weeks include:
Karin K
Roby Vinci
Dokic (says should be ok for Oz Open)
Jankovic (in melbourne so hopes to play)

Rightly or wrongly, the Oz media only really care and have mentioned Jankovic and Dokic from the above list (ok, also Amelieoh and also Petrova he he)

Does anyone have any news -maybe form there own country- in regards to the status of the player mentioned or indeed anyone else I may hve missed?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2009, 01:58 AM
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Re: What about these players chances of WD from OZ Open...

Originally Posted by Linnie View Post


- Objectif Melbourne ! :

Amélie sera forfait à Sydney afin de soigner sa blessure contractée lors du tournoi de Brisbane...
Depuis vendredi, Amélie alterne les séances de Kiné afin de soigner au plus vite sa blessure aux adducteurs. La priorité est d'arriver à Melbourne sans ressentir de douleur. Amélie : " Je suis tout de même venue à Sydney car toute la délégation des joueuses et joueurs français est ici. Cela me permet de rester dans l'atmosphère des tournois et d'être bien entourée pour arriver dans de bonne condition à Melbourne. Je pense partir mercredi prochain et reprendre la raquette sur place. "
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- Melbourne Goal! :

Amélie withdrew from Sydney to treat her injury incurred during the tournament in Brisbane ...

Since Friday, Amélie alternate sessions Kiné to heal faster in her adductor injury. The priority is to arrive in Melbourne without feeling any pain. Amélie: "I am still coming to Sydney for the entire delegation of French players here. It allows me to stay in the atmosphere of the tournament and be surrounded to arrive in good condition in Melbourne. I think starting next Wednesday I will resume the racket on the spot. "
This was posted on Amelie's website.

Amelie Mauresmo

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"Form is temporary; class is permanent."
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Re: What about these players chances of WD from OZ Open...

YEah amelie!

Karin Knapp is playing now in Sydney- against Jarmila G- so she is Okay!
Double ood news for 2 of my fav's!
Azareka now a ?? though I guess?
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Re: What about these players chances of WD from OZ Open...

Azarenka withdraws from Sydney
Monday 12 January 2009

Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the Medibank International Sydney due to a viral illness.

The newly crowned Brisbane International champion informed tournament organisers of her decision today.

She has been replaced in the main draw by Karin Knapp of Italy, who will play wildcard Jarmila Gajdosova in the first round later today.

In women’s singles results, eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki has defeated Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova in convincing fashion 6-1 6-2 early on day two of the tournament.

Australia’s Casey Dellacqua hits centre court later this afternoon when she takes on Italian Sara Errani.

From Sydney site
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