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2003 USOpen: Test here your ability to predict results...

How good a psychic are you ? Are you able to foresee the future and predict who will win the 2003 USOpen ?

Fill out the spaces in blank according to the options given, and let's see who will deserve the crown of WTAWorld best predictor at tournament's end...

1. Venus Williams _____ (will/ will not) play the 2003 USOpen.

2. _______ (Kim Clijsters/ Justine Henin/ Both Kim & Justine/ Neither Kim, nor Justine) will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. _______ (a number from 0 to 8) Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and ______ (a number from 0 to 4) of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be ______ (Kim/ Justine/ Lindsay/ Venus/ Amélie/ Jennifer/ Chanda)

5. _____ (a number from 0 to 8) players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. ____ (a number from 0 to 4) Americans will make it to the semis.

7. _______ (name an unseeded player) is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. _______ (name a Russian player) will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. ______ (name a player) will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between _____ and ______ (name your picks) in _____ (0-1/ 2/ 3) sets.

Please do not edit your picks after tournament starts and/or progresses. Good luck to all!
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1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie

5. 1 player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Kim Clijsters and Venus Williams and won by Venus in 2 sets.
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These picks are next to impossible without a draw

Will
Neither
2, 0
Jennifer
1
2
Safina
Dementieva
Venus
Kim over Venus in 3 sets

You have to answer for Santino, Carlo.
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These picks are next to impossible without a draw

Will
Neither
2, 0
Jennifer
1
2
Safina
Dementieva
Venus
Kim over Venus in 3 sets
We are in agreement on 7 out of 10 questions, so that is a good sign that we may get them right.
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1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 4 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Myriam Casanova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Henin Hardenne def.Venus Williams in 3 sets
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1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 4 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Myriam Casanova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Henin Hardenne def.Venus Williams in 3 sets
Dokicfan17, Lindsay is ranked higher than Venus. I know it sounds weird that Venus will be the lowest ranked semifinalist, but it could be true.
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1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 American will make it to the semis.

7. Mary Pierce is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Elena Dementieva will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine Henin-Hardenne and Kim Clijsters in 3 sets.

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1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport in 2 sets.


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Dokicfan, do you realize you have 4 Russians, at least 2 Americans, at least 2 Belgians, and 1 "Other" in the Quarterfinals?

You have to answer for Santino, Carlo.
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1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie.

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Dinara Safina is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Svetlana will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Lindsay Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Venus and Kim in 3 sets.
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1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie.

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Dinara Safina is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Svetlana will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Lindsay Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Venus and Kim in 3 sets.
Oops just realized that Lindsay is actually higher than Venus...
So, 9. Venus will be the lowest ranking playing in the semi-finals.
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1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda Rubin

5. 1 player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 3 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Zvonareva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Amelie Mauresmo will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Jennifer Capriati and Lindsay Davenpoty and won by Lindsay in 3 sets.[/QUOTE]



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1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Justine Henin will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis. (Maria Sharapova & Elena Dementieva)

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amélie. (to a Russian player)

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals. (Ai Sugiyama & Magdalena Maleeva)

6. 1 Americans will make it to the semis. (Venus)

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Maria Sharapova & Elana Dementieva (name a Russian player) will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Ai Sugiyama will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Kim Clisters and Venus Williams in 2 sets.

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1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3.2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Clijsters and Venus in 3 sets.


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1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda Rubin

5. 1 player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 American will make it to the semis.

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Amelie Mauresmo will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine Henin-Hardenne and Venus Williams in 3 sets.

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