The "Race" is a year-long competition to see who is best at picking WTA tour event winners.
Like the tour, the "Race" continues right up to the WTA finals.
Come and join "Race the Game"
you don´t need to commit for this Game, just post your picks and you are in
How to Enter:
Pick two women for each event.
One pick MUST be 8th seed or unseeded
if you pick a seeded player, please post her seed # behind her Name
just post your picks here in this thread
you can change your picks til deadline as often you want, but please don´t "edit" your original post - please post new
you can also change your picks til "Late Entry Deadline" but then it will count as "Late Entry"
what if my picked player withdraw late?
withdrew is a part of the game
so don´t post any replacement picks before one of your picks withdraw
if your picked player withdraw after deadline it is bad luck for you.
so take this in consideration when you post your picks.
you get points if you picked the Winner or the Runner u
p at a Tournament
Grand Slams: maximum 100 points - but never reached so far
IndianWells+Miami: maximum (TBD)
Tier I: Winner 10 - Runner up 5
Tier II: Winner 8 - Runner up 4
Tier III: Winner 6 - Runner up 3
Tier IV: Winner 4 - Runner up 2
Tier V: Winner 2 - Runner up 1
"Late Entry" Rule:
each player can make a "Late Entry" 3 times per year.
"late entry - Deadline" is 24 hours after regular Deadline!!!
no "late entries" at Grand Slams
Tier II - Winner 8 pts. - RunnerUp 4 pts.
(1)Justine Henin (BEL) v BYE
Alicia Molik (AUS) v Ai Sugiyama (JPN)
Meghann Shaughnessy (USA) v Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP)
(5)Patty Schnyder (SUI) v Aravane Rezai (FRA)
(4/wc)Jelena Jankovic (SRB) v BYE
Alona Bondarenko (UKR) v Maria Elena Camerin (ITA)
Sania Mirza (IND) v Romina Oprandi (ITA)
(7)Anna-Lena Groenefeld (GER) v Q
(6)Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) v Catalina Castano (COL)
Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) v (wc)Selima Sfar (TUN)
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) v Q
(3)Martina Hingis (SUI) v BYE
(8)Francesca Schiavone (ITA) v Tzvetana Pironkova (BUL)
Mara Santangelo (ITA) v (wc)Sandra Kloesel (GER)
Q v Q
(2)Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) v BYE
Tier III - Winner 6 pts. - RunnerUp 3 pts.
(1)Marion Bartoli (FRA) v Camille Pin (FRA)
Julia Schruff (GER) v Tzipora Obziler (ISR)
Eva Birnerova (CZE) v Q
(8)Nicole Pratt (AUS) v (wc)Melissa Torres Sandoval (MEX)
(3)Martina Muller (GER) v Jill Craybas (USA)
Emilie Loit (FRA) v Daniela Munoz-Gallegos (MEX)
Hana Sromova (CZE) v Laura Pous-Tio (ESP)
(6)Gisela Dulko (ARG) v Meilen Tu (USA)
(5)Flavia Pennetta (ITA) v Lourdes Dominguez-Lino (ESP)
Roberta Vinci (ITA) v Ashley Harkleroad (USA)
Iveta Benesova (CZE) v Q
(4)Severine Bremond (FRA) v Ekaterina Dzehalevich (BLR)
(7)Sybille Bammer (AUT) v Q
Kaia Kanepi (EST) v (wc)Conchita Martinez Granados (ESP)
Klara Zakopalova (CZE) v Q
(2)Tathiana Garbin (ITA) v Rossana De Los Rios (PAR)
Deadline: Monday 26th February 11pm CET
Late Entry Deadline: Tuesday 27th February 11pm CET