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Try to win her 2nd round against Czink in Hobart and miss the AO Qualies 9 18.75%
Tank the match pack the baggs and try to qualify to AO 39 81.25%
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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2009, 01:45 PM Thread Starter
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What would you do if you found yourself in her place..?!

If you would be Urszula Radwanska:

- Try to win her 2nd round against Czink in Hobart and miss the AO Qualies

- Tank the match pack her baggs and try to qualify to AO

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I'd tank and head for Melbourne!

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Re: What would you do if you found yourself in her place..?!

She might as well try to make it far in Hobart. Odds are she won't even make it past 1st or 2nd round of AO anyways.

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Re: What would you do if you found yourself in her place..?!

Odds are she won't beat Pennetta in QF and she is very likely to reach 2nd round of qualies.

The point gain from beating Czink will be less than winning one match in OZ qualies.
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Dokic was in the same position last year. She tanked, obviously. 0-5 ret.

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Go to Melbourne obviously!

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I would probably tank, but it is really unfair to Hobart. Wouldn't it be good if going far ("far" to be defined) in a tournament competing with Qualifying games could get a player MD. It certainly beats giving spots to lucky losers.

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Re: What would you do if you found yourself in her place..?!

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Odds are she won't beat Pennetta in QF and she is very likely to reach 2nd round of qualies.

The point gain from beating Czink will be less than winning one match in OZ qualies.
Very convincing well thought out argument. Obviously every player wants the excitement of playing in a Grand Slam. But one also needs to think of things like the practicalities of ranking points. But when even the ranking points argument favours going to the Australian Open then it becomes a pretty straight foward decision. Time for Ula to tank.

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Re: What would you do if you found yourself in her place..?!

Every year, there is some major tankings in Hobart's 2nd roud matches.
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Odds are she won't beat Pennetta in QF and she is very likely to reach 2nd round of qualies.

The point gain from beating Czink will be less than winning one match in OZ qualies.
Well I guess thats very good argument

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Re: What would you do if you found yourself in her place..?!

Singles Qualifying: Entry deadline is Dec. 8
th, 2008 (!!Attention!! 6 weeks prior / Q Entry is NOT

automatic).


Players will not be required to sign-in for Singles Qualifying. Players on the qualifying acceptance list will be

included in the draw automatically, provided that they have been eliminated from the singles and doubles events at the previous week’s

tournament prior to 4:00 pm on the day before the qualifying event is scheduled to begin. An Alternate sign-in will close 30 minutes
before the first scheduled match on Thursday 15 January at Tournament Control. To be eligible, players must have at least one WTA Tour ranking point in singles or doubles.

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gosh who made up such a stupid rule...
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I would be too freaked out by my missing penis and new boobs to even think about tennis.

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Originally Posted by TheBoiledEgg View Post
Singles Qualifying: Entry deadline is Dec. 8
th, 2008 (!!Attention!! 6 weeks prior / Q Entry is NOT

automatic).


Players will not be required to sign-in for Singles Qualifying. Players on the qualifying acceptance list will be

included in the draw automatically, provided that they have been eliminated from the singles and doubles events at the previous week’s

tournament prior to 4:00 pm on the day before the qualifying event is scheduled to begin. An Alternate sign-in will close 30 minutes
before the first scheduled match on Thursday 15 January at Tournament Control. To be eligible, players must have at least one WTA Tour ranking point in singles or doubles.
So, she could beat Czink and then beg the organisers to put her on court at 10:30 against Pennetta and lose before 4pm
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