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Re: USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs: December 14-16, 2012

I wonder why Asian playoff was held in October??
Players around Top100-150 still had chance of direct in and didn't participated
which ended up #575 getting the WC.
http://www.tennis.com.au/wp-content/...12/10/WSM1.pdf

Participants so called Asia Pacific playoff...
China 9
Chinese Taipei 2
India 2
Thai 1
And we should call it Chinese WC from next year.
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Has Brodsky quit?
Gail is now coaching tennis in the Seattle area as of September. She's taking a year off and will decide if she wants to rejoin the tour after that.
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Gail is now coaching tennis in the Seattle area as of September. She's taking a year off and will decide if she wants to rejoin the tour after that.
Any reason why? She did ok clawing her way into the top 200. Did she run out of funds? I know that happened to Australia's Jessica Moore, so she took a year off to coach and waitress to make extra money.

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Re: USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs: December 14-16, 2012

hmmm....

Hope Gail decides to make a come back...

Her ranking is a modest 270.
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hmmm....

Hope Gail decides to make a come back...

Her ranking is a modest 270.
And that is with only playing five events from May until the end of the season. She got as high as 182 this season... I wonder what happened.

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And that is with only playing five events from May until the end of the season. She got as high as 182 this season... I wonder what happened.
I don't know for sure, but I'm guessing she's had some nagging injuries since late spring/ early summer
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Sanchez forced to withdraw but she is still planning on playing Auckland

http://www.tennisgrandstand.com/2012/12/11/maria-sanchez-forced-to-withdraw-from-australian-open-wild-card-playoffs/


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Re: USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs: December 14-16, 2012

Wonder who will be taking her place...
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Wonder who will be taking her place...
No info yet on her replacement


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Re: USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs: December 14-16, 2012

Min please
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Would love if Grace played! Taylor may be an ALT...
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Re: USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs: December 14-16, 2012

Why is Taylor not playing this? She played last year and since then has had pretty good junior results

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Why is Taylor not playing this? She played last year and since then has had pretty good junior results
She was offered a QWC to the AO but she declined it because it is "to far and expensive".


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She was offered a QWC to the AO
She actually earned it

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