Thursday's Predictions -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 29th, 2004, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 10,003
Thursday's Predictions

Day four of this new event in Hasslet and play gets underway on the remaining four matches of the second round.

First up on Centre Court is Francesca Schiavone seeded No.5. taking on Nuria Llagostera Vives. Llagostera Vives comes to Hasslet having won the £50k tournament on clay in Lebanon. Schiavone comes in from reaching the US Open fourth round. These two have never met each other before but I am playing safe and saying that Francessca will breeze through in straight sets as Nuria will still be trying to convert her winning streak from the clay to indoor hard courts.
Schiavone beats Llagostera Vives 6/2 6/2

Next up will be Magdalena Maleeva who takes one of the oldest women on the tour Els Callens. The last time these two players faced each other was at the Tokyo Indoors in 2001, with Maleeva taking that match 6/3 6/3. However Els has beaten her in Antwerp but that was all the way back in 1999. These two players are experienced indoors but I will pick Maggie for the title as she has vaster experience than Els, though it will go to three sets.
Maleeva beats Callens 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 6-4 favourite Karolina Sprem will be the third match on court. She takes on Maria Elena Camerin (who recently knocked out Myskina in Bali). Sprem is facing a bit of a decline in her results while Camerin is improving. No head-to-head match-ups but i will pick Sprem in three close sets as she will be desperate to pick up a title to cap an great year for her.7
Sprem beats Camerin 6-4 2-6 6-4

Elena Dementieva is last up and to be honest will beat Michela Pasticova in two sets.
Dementieva beats Pasticova 6-1 6-2
jonny84 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2004, 06:52 AM
Senior Member
crazillo's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Posts: 36,617
Maleeva will win easier.



Thank you for all these moments over the last years! Supported you until your final point!
crazillo is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2004, 07:45 AM
Team WTAworld
Senior Member
CooCooCachoo's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Upstate New York
Posts: 63,593
Yes Maleeva will have an easier match, and Dementieva a tougher match, if Pastikova plays like she did against Garbin. And it is HASSELT not Hasslet


Bemelmans|Camerin|Cornet|Crivoi|Cuevas|Dentoni|Dod ig|Garbin|Granollers
Hlavackova|Ilhan|Kohli|Kuznetsov|Lammer|Mannarino| Menendez|Phau|Polansky

CooCooCachoo is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2004, 07:51 AM
I felt suddenly quite wildly happy.
^bibi^'s Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: At the movies
Posts: 43,329
Originally Posted by CooCooCachoo
Yes Maleeva will have an easier match, and Dementieva a tougher match, if Pastikova plays like she did against Garbin. And it is HASSELT not Hasslet
yeah come on michaela... you didn't believe that she could keep it up against tax, and she did it, so I hope she'll keep it up again against dementieva and reach the QF , then beat Chladkova to reach the semi (I know I'm dreaming, but claudine and kirsten are out so I'm a bit frustrated lol).

And Francesca will not beat nuria 6-2, 6-2. Nuria was in great shape yesterday against marta and did a great match, she really could upset francesca, but it's gonna be a tough match...

This can't last. This misery can't last. I must remember that and try to control myself. Nothing lasts really. Neither happiness nor despair. Not even life lasts very long. There'll come a time in the future when I shan't mind about this anymore, when I can look back and say quite peacefully and cheerfully how silly I was. No, no, I don't want that time to come ever. I want to remember every minute, always, always to the end of my days.
^bibi^ is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2004, 07:57 AM
Senior Member
Hayato's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Japan
Posts: 34,474
Schiavone beats Llagostera Vives 64 46 64

Maleeva beats Callens 63 61

Camerin beats Sprem 76(5) 75

Dementieva beats Pasticova 63 60

Cibulkova. Cepede Royg. Konta. Peng. Safarova. Kvitova. Bacsinszky. Osaka. Wozniacki. Puig. Zhang.
Hayato is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2004, 10:18 AM
Senior Member
Foot's Fingers's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Abroad
Posts: 27,217
Schiavone beats Llagostera Vives 64 76(4)
Maleeva beats Callens 62 61
Camerin beats Sprem 26 75 75
Dementieva beats Pasticova 64 62
Foot's Fingers 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