No Fed Cup -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 2002, 05:33 AM Thread Starter
Mateo Mathieu's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Cockatoo Island
Posts: 58,996
No Fed Cup

Australian Fed Cup captain, Evonne Goolagong Cawley has announced a five member squad for the nation's World Group qualifying playoff against the Netherlands in Wollongong next month.

Nicole Pratt, Alicia Molik, Evie Dominikovic, Christina Wheeler and Rennae Stubbs make up the squad. Goolagong Cawley will select four players to contest the tie against the Netherlands in Wollongong.

I maybe won't going Wollongong next month because no Rachel McQuillan. Evonne Goolagong Cawley should select Rachel McQuillan in the squad because she's very good at Doubles.

Inspiration is for amateurs

Faves: Mona Barthel / Samantha Stosur / Roberta Vinci
Mateo Mathieu is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 4th, 2002, 06:37 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 482
I cannot believe she didn't bick Rachel. None of the other players she selected could strect Martina Hingis to a 7-5 set and Rennae Stubbs on the team just coz she has a good doubles ranking is not a good idea. Mcquillan and Lisa McShea made the QF at Wimbledon last year in he doubles and did really well at Eastbourne or that other grass tournament (Can't remember what its called, lol).


conchita is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Jun 28th, 2003, 02:06 PM
Senior Member
azza's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 24,938
azza is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 4th, 2003, 08:45 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,547
Seriously you couldn't have realistically believed for a moment that Rachel was in with a chance to be selected for Fed Cup.

I agree she has played well in the past, but when was the last time she even got thru a round of qualifying at a main event? I think retirement must be just around the corner for Rachel. I would rather see her retire than waste her time playing challengers.

She has been a good player who has done well with her career and it would be a pity if the only memory people retain of her is losing qualifying rounds at challengers. I have a lot of respect for everything she has achieved and wish her well.
Vicky88 is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 4th, 2003, 11:10 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2003
Location: australia
Posts: 7,908
I reckon racheal with retire after the aussie open - she usually gets a wildcard for being the best performed in the uncle tobys challengers

i agree that she shouldnt be remebered 4 losing in qualies in challengers but unfortunatly unless she picks up her act thats what she will be remembered for

US open is almost her last chance to get any recognition beofre the aussie season and lets all hope this 'work horse' can find some form and qualify

GO RACHEAL - uve done it before do it again


Alicia Molik~Nicole Pratt~Samantha Stosur~Christina Wheeler

Nicole Kriz~Monique Adamczak~Isabella Holland~Jessica Moore

Emily Hewson~Trudi Musgrave~Sophie Ferguson~Casey Dellacqua
broncosven is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Jul 29th, 2003, 12:53 AM
Senior Member
azza's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 24,938
Or racheal coul be a dubs player
azza is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome