Serena out of Toronto -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 18th, 2003, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
Team WTAworld
Senior Member
KoOlMaNsEaN's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 48,936
Serena out of Toronto

Serena backs out of Rogers AT&T Cup
Canadian Press


TORONTO (CP) - Wimbledon champion Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers AT&T Cup tennis tournament due to a scheduling conflict.

Williams, ranked No. 1 in the world, defeated her sister Venus earlier this month to win her second straight Wimbledon title.

"We are disappointed that Serena has chosen not to compete in Toronto," said tournament director Stacey Allaster.

Forty-four of the top 50 players in the world have confirmed they will play in the Aug. 9 to 17 event, including Venus Williams, Belgians Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin-Hardenne and fan favourite Monica Seles of the U.S. Lindsay Davenport will not attend.

It's the last time the event will be played at the National Tennis Centre. The Rexall Centre will be completed in time for the men's 2004 Tennis Master Canada tournament.

My Forever Fav: Jelena Dokic

Serena Williams, Ana Ivanovic

KoOlMaNsEaN is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 19th, 2003, 12:18 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Canada
Posts: 15,925
I knew it was too good to be true....just too bad its Serena who decided not to play
polishprodigy is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 19th, 2003, 04:03 PM
beauty_is_pink's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 20,473
not being a Serena Williams fan i should be happy that she withdrew from the tournament.. cause maybe this time it would give my faves some chance in winning at Toronto... but still im not very satisfied....... im actually angry realli... this year seem like such a good draw!!!!!!!!!!! and Toronto was making a comeback on SARS but what realli bugged me is that the REASON for her withdrawing,....

TSN didnt say anything about it.. jus 'some conflict' but the real reason is that serena is doing a MOVIE!!!!!!! a fucking movie! and the other shit part to this is that it's in TORONTO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

have some respect... do your movie some other time... its not like your good at acting anyways right........ think about your priporties and do them...... withdrawing from a tier 1 tournament because of that is bull.....

but then again.. im not a Serena fan.. i dont care....

"whoever said that money can't buy happiness, clearly didn't kno where to shop"
beauty_is_pink is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 21st, 2003, 01:05 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,173
lol - go eleni!

Eleni Daniilidou, Amelie Mauresmo, Alicia Molik, Samantha Stosur and Mary Pierce to kick ass 2006

samhatz 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