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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2002, 12:16 AM Thread Starter
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Silvia Farina-Elia: What a Resurgence!

I just thought you should all know how amazing Silvia Farina-Elia has really become.

Just look at her year end career finishes:
2001-14; 2000-63; 1999-26; 1998-19; 1997-43; 1996-40; 1995-53; 1994-52; 1993-85; 1992-
167; 1991-68; 1990-192; 1989-165; 1988-438
No. 14 (October 8-14, 2001; November 5-18, 2001)
And she bettered that with her #13 ranking right now!

I think that ever since she got married, her career has only been getting better and better (Strasbourg, Career best finishes at GS(FO 4rd), Best Performance at Tier I(SF at Moscow)).

I think we all should give Ms. Farina-Elia one big round of applause.

I Will Always Love You Arantxa!!!!
Highlights:1986(1) – Athens², 1988(1) – Belgian Open*, 1989(2)Roland Garros*, Barcelona*, 1990(7) – Barcelona*, Newport*, Hilton Head², Amelia Island², Tampa², Barcelona², Roland Garros§, 1991(4) – Washington, DC*, Sydney², Amelia Island², Barcelona², 1992(13)– Miami*, Canadian Open*, Australian Open², Virginia Slims Championship², Miami², Sydney², Tokyo[PP] ², Hilton Head², Amelia Island², Barcelona², Los Angeles², Filderstadt², Roland Garros§, 1993(9) – Miami*, Amelia Island*, Barcelona*, Hamburg*, US Open², Barcelona², Italian Open², Essen², Australian Open§, 1994(19)Roland Garros*, US Open*, Amelia Island*, Barcelona*, Hamburg*, Canadian Open*, Tokyo[Nicherei]*, Oakland*, US Open², Delray Beach², Light N’ Lively Doubles², Hilton Head², Amelia Island², Barcelona², Hamburg², San Diego², Canadian Open², Tokyo[Nicherei] ², Oakland², 1995(8) – Barcelona*, German Open*, Australian Open², Wimbledon², WTA Tour Championships², Miami², Barcelona², Eastbourne², 1996(11) – Hilton Head*, Hamburg*, Australian Open², Miami², Hilton Head², Amelia Island², Hamburg², Italian Open², Madrid², Eastbourne², Canadian Open², 1997(7) - Sydney², Miami², Madrid², San Diego², Filderstadt², Zurich², Moscow², 1998(2)Roland Garros*, Sydney*, 1999(4) – Cairo*, Cairo², Hamburg², Los Angeles², 2000(3) – German Open², Leipzig², US Open§, 2001(3) – Porto*, Madrid*, Miami², 2002(6) – Doha², Amelia Island², Sopot², Helsinki², New Haven², Tokyo[PP]²

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2002, 03:08 AM
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I totally agree!!!! She will stay in the top20 this year for sure!!!
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2002, 03:45 AM
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Hats off to Silvia for making the most of her talent in the twilight days. And to think at munich a lot of us thought she was retiring!
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2002, 04:04 AM
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I love watching her play. Really nice clay game

Go Silvia!

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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2002, 04:32 AM
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Silvia's improvement really has been amazing. I'm thrilled for her and I'm looking for some more great stuff from her the rest of this year......BRAVA!
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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2002, 06:26 AM
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Hats of to Silvia. Shes really improved and is looking to become an aclomplished player in the years to come!
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old Aug 6th, 2003, 10:26 PM
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nice job reaching 1st slam QF..
tribute to Silvia.
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 2003, 04:18 AM
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Also, she reached SF at Tokyo Pan Pacific 2002

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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 2003, 04:23 AM
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I have to agree.. those are some major jumps!!
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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 2003, 05:07 AM
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