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post #3511 of 5007 (permalink) Old Aug 6th, 2013, 02:23 PM
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Re: Ana Konjuh

Don't really see the point of her playing USO juniors anyway, except maybe for match practice. With the injury she's not really a major contender for the title, the points are insufficient to grant her a return to #1 and overall I don't see much positive coming out of it. Guess we'll have to wait and see, I might be wrong.
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I agree with you. The only advantages are Junior Exempt http://www.itftennis.com/juniors/pla...or-exempt.aspx and merited increases . At the same time if she continues to play well in the pro it will not really matter.
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Yes guichard those things are worth playing for I guess, but it's a lot of work for not too much of a reward compared to finishing the year at number 4 for example. Besides, since she won't be defending Eddie Herr + Orange Bowl points she will certainly fall down the rankings by the year's end anyway. So yes, a nice result would be pleasing to see, but I don't think she can benefit greatly from it, especially taking the injury into consideration.
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Yes guichard those things are worth playing for I guess, but it's a lot of work for not too much of a reward compared to finishing the year at number 4 for example. Besides, since she won't be defending Eddie Herr + Orange Bowl points she will certainly fall down the rankings by the year's end anyway. So yes, a nice result would be pleasing to see, but I don't think she can benefit greatly from it, especially taking the injury into consideration.
Yes, I agree with you she will not benefit greatly. But finishing the year in top 5(two wins) it is good for the JE/ME which give her some freedom in her pro schedule.
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Re: Ana Konjuh

She won't need the JEs anyways if she has a few more good results this year. I thought MEs were based on senior ranking....

ugh, why do they all suck????????
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Turns out she wouldn't have needed JE for Craiova anyway...oh well, if only you could know these things in advance...
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She won't need the JEs anyways if she has a few more good results this year. I thought MEs were based on senior ranking....
JE: yes but some $50K-$75K have low cut off. Again I believe she won't need it.

ME: Getting directly in the main draw or qualifying of Grand Slam and/or premier mandatory, reaching the final of a Junior Slam and top 5 year end junior ranking.
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@ Dan_Doe: any chance you go to Craiova next week?
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And again Ana used JE for event in which she would get in main draw with her ranking
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Re: Ana Konjuh

Thats not for sure yet, JANI is second alternative with better ranking.
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MDO, thats why she is out. She didn't reach MD with better ranking.
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http://www.itftennis.com/juniors/new...e-juniors.aspx

"I would like to get into the Top 200 before the end of the year though. I have five or six more tournaments to play this year so hopefully Im going to do it!"

Very ambitious
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Quite ambitious yes, and that's why we love her

But if you take into account that she is at the moment 146 points from top 200 and that she's been earning an average of 39 points per tournament in her last 3 events, it doesn't seem so impossible.
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Quite ambitious yes, and that's why we love her

But if you take into account that she is at the moment 146 points from top 200 and that she's been earning an average of 39 points per tournament in her last 3 events, it doesn't seem so impossible.
Agree, she will have to average 25 pts in six tournaments or 30 in 5. If she keeps her current form it is an attainable goal. If she reaches the semi next week it is 40 pts
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