Sixteen year-old Elena is at a career high ranking right now in juniors of #15 but keeps rising.
She won a GA in Brazil in March, beating Chala, Konta, and then Jovanovski in the final and then took some time off (possibly for school?) before returning last week at a G1 in Italy losing easily to Burnette.
Hopefully she is back in form this week at the Italian Open, another GA.
GA Italian Open 1R:  Elena Bogdan d. [WC] Claudia Giovine 6-4 6-2
Good start over a wild card, hope she is ready to go now because the real tournament starts. Nadia Lalami awaits her in the second round, haide Elena!
Last edited by Demosthenes; Nov 29th, 2008 at 01:35 PM.