Maria Kirilenko entered New Haven in double with Azarenka.
I wonder if this is a last-minute decision to play double in New Haven as she wasn't scheduled to play there (she is not in single draw). I guess Maria wants more practice since she lost early in Toronto. Hopefully this means that her injury at Toronto is not serious.
Re: Maria Kirilenko entered New Haven in double with Azarenka.
(1) Black/Huber vs. (WC) Davenport/Raymond
Ehritt-Vanc/Rodionova vs. Szavay/Uhlirova
(4) Medina Garrigues/Ruano Pascual vs. Benesova/Mattek
Camerin/Schiavone vs. Pennetta/Stewart
(WC) Husarova/Schnyder vs. Kostanic Tosic/Pratt
Morariu/Shaughnessy vs. (3) Mirza/Santangelo Azarenka/Kirilenko vs. Daniilidou/Woehr
Bondarenko/Bondarenko vs. (2) Peschke/Stubbs
[B]Gisela Dulko - Paula Ormaechea - Maria Kirilenko -
Maybe she decided to play there not just to get some practice, but also to see Igor in New Haven....
I thought Makiri had a knee injury and blister problems on her foot at the Roger's Cup in Toronto. Why risk aggravating the injuries with the USO so close??? Anyways, she probably missed Igor too much that she had to be there in New Haven to see her boyfriend. Anyways, good luck in doubles Makiri! It's a real pity that the US Open Series don't have both ATP & WTA playing together more often.