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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 10:53 PM Thread Starter
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shinobu's farewell tournament

the us open 2006 will bring to end the retirement of japans shinobu asagoe! it seems poetic that shino choose the usopen as her farewell tournament, as it bought her best grandslam result! shino reached her one and only qf in new york in 2004!,with wins over suarez, smashnova,and danillidou! she made the 3rd in 2000,2003 and last year! all the best for your last tournament shino! you will be missed by many tennis fans worlwide! congratulations on a fantastic career.
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 11:07 PM
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So unfair ... she is such a delightful player and her personality on and off court cannot be matched by anyone. Just one of the most humble, and spirited players to ever grace the court.

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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 11:08 PM
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Best of luck Shinobu!!! You rock!!!

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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 21st, 2006, 11:39 PM
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You beat me too it

Shinobu, Have a great final tournament dear

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 07:49 AM
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 09:29 AM
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The tour will be very different and much less charismatic and friendly without her I hope she goes far

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:47 PM
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I will definitely miss Shinobu's personality It's too bad she wasn't in Montréal :cry:

I hope you do well in your last tournament, Miss Asagoe!

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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 22nd, 2006, 09:44 PM
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oh so she is playing, nice, I thought she retired already lol, former QF'st here, hope she goes out nicely
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old Aug 24th, 2006, 04:59 AM
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Go Shinobu!!!!!

Go Ai, Venus, Na, Tamarine!
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