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PYW Sydney - Quarter Finals | Vote NOW!

PYW Sydney

Welcome to Sydney, where the biggest event so far of the 2006 season takes place. The Medibank International features a dazzling line-up with players all eager to get some matches under their belt before the start of the Australian Open. Will Eastern Europe prevail once more? Can Hingis continue her impressive results? Vote now as the Medibank International continues with the main draw action!

Ranking Points:
W - 195
F - 137
SF - 88
QF - 49
R16 - 25
R32 - 5
Qualifier - 10 *
Q3 - 5
Q2 - 2
Q1 - 1 
* If a qualifier loses in the first round, no first round points are awarded on top of the qualifying points.

2005 Final:

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PYW Ranking of the Participants
4. Daniela Hantuchova SVK
6. Flavia Pennetta ITA
19. Ana Ivanovic SCG
20. Gisela Dulko ARG
21. Nicole Vaidisova CZE
30. Dinara Safina RUS
48. Francesca Schiavone ITA

82. Martina Hingis SUI
The Favourites:


First Quarter: Kim Clijsters BEL [1]

Second Quarter: Daniela Hantuchova SVK

Third Quarter: Martina Hingis SUI


Fourth Quarter: Anna-Lena Grönefeld GER [4]

Kim Clijsters was upset in the second round by Flavia Pennetta in a highly anticipated match. The Italian now meets compatriot Francesca Schiavone, who is enjoying some new-found popularity on the PYW Tour, having beaten Japanese qualifier Akiko Morigami in three sets. The highest ranked player on the PYW Rankings, Daniela Hantuchova, meets Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic, whereas Martina Hingis remains unbeaten in the 2006 season. The Swiss Miss meets Gisela Dulko, who eliminated Nadia Petrova. The final quarter final match features youngsters Dinara Safina and Ana Ivanovic, with the latter being the big favourite.

Vote for who you want to win these matches!

Quarter Finals:

Flavia Pennetta ITA v. Francesca Schiavone ITA [7]
Daniela Hantuchova SVK v. Nicole Vaidisova CZE [8]
Martina Hingis SUI [WC] v. Gisela Dulko ARG
Dinara Safina RUS v. Ana Ivanovic SCG


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