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Well done Istanbul!

People doubted it was a good place to organize YEC, but it turned out to be the best since I can remember! The attendance was awesome, despite little history this sport has over in Turkey, they've supported girls amazingly and the competition was exciting too.
Thank you Istanbul! Cya in 2012!

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Re: Well done Istanbul!

I really want to book flights for YEC next year
the crowd is surreal


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Re: Well done Istanbul!

YEah miles better than Doha for sure. Well done.
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post #4 of 46 (permalink) Old Oct 30th, 2011, 06:47 PM
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Yh Goodjob, line calls is top notched
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great atmosphere really!

Gotta love the Serbian girls
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yeah i love it Istanbul now, actual crowds and the atmosphere
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great tourney, atmosphere wise at least good job by WTA for once
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I agree. It was great to see WTA event organized like that.

Beijing, Tokyo, Doha, Dubai, Moscow, Sydney and other tournaments should hire someone of Istanbul tournament organisation to help them
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Re: Well done Istanbul!

I totally agree. We all thought this Tournament would be crappy with no attendance, but they REALLY proved us wrong. I loved that Tournament, really, best YEC since a long time!! Doha was just terrible, that Tournament really should be cancelled instead of the indoor events.

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I hope if possible Beijing and other places can lower the entrance fee down to $3
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Yes, very well done to the event organizers. The attendance was great and a really supportive atmosphere.
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post #12 of 46 (permalink) Old Oct 30th, 2011, 07:03 PM
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Re: Well done Istanbul!

It's been a great week

They did an amazing job


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It was great
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I loved this tournament.

Please dont give up Maria..... get better.
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Re: Well done Istanbul!

Theyy did a great job, but I still think Madrid was the best in recent years...


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