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## Tournament Tier Champion Runner-up Third Comp


#95 Hopman Cup EXH TBA TBA TBA TBA
#95 Gold Coast III zorgzamesnip Rossana Fan aussie_stars 49
#96 Auckland IV marcobarella (7) ghosts speedster_ (1) & Philip 31

#97 Sydney II matija-seles Nathan27 yucky & Alek 68
#98 Canberra V Duleml (6) kfh_9118 aussiefan83 (7) 19
#99 Hobart V bionic71 (2) ~Isidora~ matthias 18

#100 Australian Open GS Geoffry Je_ne_sais_quoi cooldudeanzela 109

#101 Tokyo (TPP) I Rtael sandg (2) jrm 103

#102 Paris (OGF) II SpikeyAidanm (1) sandg (3) KoOlMaNsTeVeN 99

#103 Antwerp II K&J fan (7) Lady j_dementieva27 60
#104 Memphis III Alek ghosts (8) jerk-in-the-box 26
#105 Hyderabad IV Tomas11 matthias Nicky2002 20

#106 Dubai II petosp (4) butch (3) zorgzamesnip 80
#107 Bogota III Catriel speedster_ (1) Geoffry (7) 26

#108 Doha II Nicky2002 Jeff oren987 61
#109 Acapulco III Geoffry kyk710 ghosts & jrm 41

#110 Indian Wells I Hantuchov mypapa_je (30) Lady 111

#111 Miami I Hantuchov Philip Plear (WC) 112


#112 Amelia Island II sandg (2) Plear (WC) Rtael (6) 85
#113 Casablanca V korben (5) bgbgbg marcobarella (3) 23

#114 Charleston I mypapa_je kafelek Canuck_Fan 80
#115 Estoril IV bgbgbg ghosts (4) crazillo 26

#116 Warsaw II saab95 & silverwhire N/A Grice 76
#117 Budapest V paellapan (6) marcobarella (2) alwayshingis & crazillo 23

#118 Berlin I K&J fan (6) raquel kerbear 107

#119 Rome I Nathan27 47 Rambaldi <0> canuckfan 109


#120 Strasbourg III Lee-Waters’ Boy bubble kafelek 51
#121 Vienna III speedster_ (2) oren987 K&J fan (3) 41

#122 Roland Garros GS crazillo spencercarlos (7) Hantuchov (12) 119

#123 Birmingham III canuckfan & Nexeo N/A matthias 104

#124 Eastbourne II Frooty_Bazooty *Yoav* (WC) WTA Handicaper 69
#125 ‘s-Hertogenbosch III wateva (8) Edman (WC) & saab95 N/A 30

#126 Wimbledon GS TBA TBA TBA TBA

#128 Stanford II TBA TBA TBA TBA
#129 Palermo V TBA TBA TBA TBA

#130 Los Angeles (JP) II TBA TBA TBA TBA

#131 San Diego I TBA TBA TBA TBA

#132 Montreal I TBA TBA TBA TBA

#133 Stockholm IV TBA TBA TBA TBA

#134 Athens Olympics* Sp TBA TBA TBA TBA
#135 Sopot III TBA TBA TBA TBA
#136 Tijuana IV TBA TBA TBA TBA
#137 Cincinnati TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

#138 New Haven II TBA TBA TBA TBA

#139 United States Open GS TBA TBA TBA TBA

#140 Bali III TBA TBA TBA TBA

#141 Shanghai II TBA TBA TBA TBA

#142 Leipzig II TBA TBA TBA TBA
#143 Tashkent IV TBA TBA TBA TBA

#144 Filderstadt II TBA TBA TBA TBA
#145 Tokyo (Jpn Open) III TBA TBA TBA TBA

#146 Moscow I TBA TBA TBA TBA

#147 Zurich I TBA TBA TBA TBA

#148 Bratislava IV TBA TBA TBA TBA

#149 Linz II TBA TBA TBA TBA
#150 Luxembourg III TBA TBA TBA TBA

#151 Philadelphia II TBA TBA TBA TBA
#152 Quebec City III TBA TBA TBA TBA

#153 Los Angeles (Tour Champs) Sp TBA TBA TBA 16
#154 Pattaya V TBA TBA TBA TBA



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PAW #95 - GOLD COAST 2004

P . Player......................... .P .. .W .. L .. pts

1 . zorgzamesnip.................... 13 ..12 .. 1 .. 146
2 . Rossana Fan..................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 139
3 . aussie_stars.................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 134

4 . K&J fan......................... 13 ..10 .. 3 .. 132
. . raquel.......................... 13 ..10 .. 3 .. 132
. . WTA Handicapper (8)............. 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 132
7 . komwalkmas...................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 131
8 . polishprodigy................... 11 .. 8 .. 3 .. 129
9 . ZAK............................. 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 126
10 . kfh_9118....................... 13 ..10 .. 3 .. 125
.. . bionic71....................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 125
12 . matthias (WC).................. 13 ..10 .. 3 .. 123
13 . SpikeyAidanm (1)............... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 122
14 . broncosven..................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 117
15 . Lee-Waters' Boy................ 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 112
.. . Rtael.......................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 112
17 . MonicaSelesFan2................ 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 105
.. . cooldudeanzela................. 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 105
19 . butch (4)...................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 104
20 . danielrosario (6).............. 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 102
21 . wateva......................... 12 .. 7 .. 5 .. 100
22 . CrHuAbNiDnA.................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .99
23 . ozfan44........................ 11 .. 7 .. 4 .. .97
.. . bbypk (5)...................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .97
25 . PointBlank (WC)................ 12 .. 9 .. 3 .. .96
26 . oren987........................ 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. .95
27 . camoya......................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .92
28 . dario88 (WC)................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. .85
29 . Geoffry........................ 12 .. 8 .. 4 .. .84
30 . azza........................... .9 .. 6 .. 3 .. .83
.. . petosp (3)..................... 12 .. 6 .. 6 .. .83
.. . sandg (2)...................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .83
33 . caramel........................ 12 .. 7 .. 5 .. .79
.. . Nir............................ 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. .79
35 . Vass22......................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .78
36 . Lady (WC)...................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .76
.. . Buitenzorg (7)................. 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. .76
38 . j_dementieva27................. 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. .72
39 . efss........................... .6 .. 6 .. 0 .. .71
40 . yucky.......................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .68
41 . Nathan27....................... 12 .. 6 .. 6 .. .61
42 . matija-seles................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. .59
43 . kyk710......................... 12 .. 4 .. 8 .. .58
44 . canuckfan...................... 13 .. 4 .. 9 .. .56
45 . croat123....................... 12 .. 6 .. 6 .. .50
46 . ktwtennis...................... .8 .. 4 .. 4 .. .44
47 . mypapa_je...................... 10 .. 4 .. 6 .. .43
48 . Jeff........................... .5 .. 1 .. 4 .. .13
49 . nave 2......................... .3 .. 1 .. 2 .. ..9
50 . aimerent....................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . chill1533...................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . HoOvErPhOnIc................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . ilovemomo...................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . lukehingis..................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . obatafan....................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . Perfect_Stroke (WC)............ .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . tennis2003 .................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . usawildcat929.................. .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . vague_boy...................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. ..0
.. . henenport...................... .1 .. 0 .. 1 .. ..0


Commentary:

The unpredictabe nature is indeed one of the characteristics of the game PAW (Pick-A-Winner). To open 2004, the Gold Coast tournament was just that. En route to a memorable first career title victory, Belgian zorgzamesnip witnesses a herd of defining events that would dramaticise the 8 days of “tension and excitement.” The occurrences included the early brilliant performance of the wildcard entries, a major controversery arousing surrounding an accidental misjudgement surround one of the matches, top seeded SpikeyAidanm’s collapse from 1st to 12th within a day and the disablement of efficient service from WTAWorld message boards towards the concluding stages.

In what was a sparkling third tournament, world number 162 Rossana Fan surprised everyone by coming second, the flamboyant Aussie showed great potential in registering a total of 139 points. Compatriot and reigning Wimbledon champ – aussie_stars had a solid tournament to finish 3rd, ahead of 2003 riser – K&J fan, who tied equal 4th with early leader raquel and the very experienced WTA Handicapper. Debutant komwalkmas impressed with a 7th place finish, as did first timer matthias who finished 12th.





PAW #96 - AUCKLAND 2004

P . Player........................ .P .. .W .. L .. pts

1 . marcobarella (7).............. 13 .. 11 .. 2 .. 132
2 . ghosts........................ 13 .. 10 .. 3 .. 130
3 . speedster_ (1)................ 13 .. .9 .. 4 .. 120
. . Philip........................ 13 .. .9 .. 4 .. 120

5 . silent140..................... 13 .. .8 .. 5 .. 111
6 . Jakub (2)..................... 13 .. .9 .. 4 .. 105
7 . aussiefan83................... 12 .. 10 .. 2 .. 104
. . Nicky2002 (WC)................ 13 .. 10 .. 3 .. 104
. . firefly_ac.................... 13 .. .7 .. 6 .. 104
10 . nitsansh..................... 13 .. .9 .. 4 .. .99
.. . Alek (WC).................... 13 .. 10 .. 3 .. .99
12 . Je_ne_sais_quoi.............. 13 .. .7 .. 6 .. .97
13 . Duleml....................... 13 .. 10 .. 3 .. .91
14 . duki......................... 13 .. .7 .. 6 .. .89
15 . Tomas11...................... 11 .. .8 .. 3 .. .87
16 . AGUSTIN (WC)................. 13 .. .8 .. 5 .. .86
.. . Come-on-kim (WC)............. 13 .. .7 .. 6 .. .86
18 . St .Sebastian................ 12 .. .8 .. 4 .. .84
19 . Elisse (5)................... 12 .. .8 .. 4 .. .81
20 . koj-e........................ 12 .. .6 .. 6 .. .72
21 . YoungProfessor (6)........... 13 .. .6 .. 7 .. .70
22 . AlexSydney................... 11 .. .5 .. 6 .. .68
.. . twight6...................... 13 .. .6 .. 7 .. .68
.. . ntohir (8)................... 13 .. .5 .. 8 .. .68
.. . Grice (3).................... 11 .. .6 .. 5 .. .68
26 . Catriel...................... 13 .. .9 .. 4 .. .61
27 . Reichen...................... 13 .. .6 .. 7 .. .53
28 . Pintaled (4)................. .8 .. .4 .. 4 .. .50
29 . The Monarch Butterfly (WC)... .6 .. .5 .. 1 .. .40
30 . cheese101.................... .9 .. .3 .. 6 .. .39
31 . KoOlMaNsTeVeN................ .6 .. .3 .. 3 .. .32


Commentary:

Unfazed by a 2 month break, Portuguese marcobarella has climbed a huge ladder of the past few months, registering 4 finals in which he won Tashkent. The form that he displayed in 2003 continued on in the Auckland tournament, a Tier IV tournament with a strong field, in which the 8th seed (ntohir) was ranked a highly 23. marcobarella picked with more conscience and technique, opting for some big pointers that is all so important in the game of PAW. Like in Helsinki and Tashkent, marcobarella and speedster_ engaged in a battle of brinkmanship, one similar to that of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis between Kennedy and Khruschev.

Top seeded speedster_ applied the pressure first opting for a final pick of “Harkleroad over Daniilidou” that would in essence bring him the title if she won, marcobarella made a tough decision to go for Daniilidou, yet it proved decisive, winning the tournament by a narrow 2 points over unseeded yet revitalized ghosts, who looks to be in sharp form heading into the 2004 form season. Newbie Philip performed with some weapons up his sleeve, reaching the semis with an equal 3rd, behind him were early pace setter silent140 (5th), 2nd seeded Jakub and aussiefan83, who despite finishing 6th, perhaps was a victim of WTAWorld’s inaccessibility over the end hours of the tournament.






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PAW #97 - SYDNEY 2004

Code:
P . Player........................ .P .. W .. L . pts

1 . matija-seles.................. 13 ..11 .. 2 .. 93
2 . Nathan27...................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 78
3 . yucky......................... 12 .. 9 .. 3 .. 74
. . Alek.......................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 74
5 . Nir........................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 73
6 . croat123...................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 72
. . Grice......................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 72
. . Lee-Waters' Boy............... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 72
9 . kimclijsters4ever............. 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 70
10 . raquel....................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 69
11 . Nica......................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 68
12 . oren987...................... 12 .. 8 .. 4 .. 67
13 . PointBlank................... 10 .. 9 .. 1 .. 66
.. . Vass22....................... 12 .. 8 .. 4 .. 66
.. . Tomas11...................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 66
.. . zorgzamesnip................. 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 66
.. . duki......................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 66
18 . martinafan................... 11 .. 7 .. 4 .. 65
19 . Ten_Isse_Fan................. 12 .. 8 .. 4 .. 64
.. . Geoffry...................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 64
.. . Klio (WC).................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 64
22 . caramel...................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 63
23 . j_dementieva27............... 12 .. 7 .. 5 .. 62
.. . St .Sebastian................ 12 .. 7 .. 5 .. 62
25 . henenport.................... 12 .. 7 .. 5 .. 61
26 . Rtael........................ 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 60
27 . bbypk (6) ................... 11 .. 7 .. 4 .. 59
.. . Buitenzorg (8)............... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 59
.. . SpikeyAidanm (1)............. 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 59
30 . bartektrz (WC)............... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 58
31 . Lady......................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 55
.. . camoya....................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 55
.. . wateva....................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 55
34 . cooldudeanzela............... 11 .. 6 .. 5 .. 54
.. . butch (5).................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 54
36 . ktwtennis.................... 10 .. 6 .. 4 .. 52
.. . MonicaSelesFan2.............. 11 .. 6 .. 5 .. 52
38 . jerk_in_the_box.............. 12 .. 5 .. 7 .. 47
39 . speedster_ (4)............... 13 .. 5 .. 8 .. 46
40 . K&J fan...................... 13 .. 5 .. 8 .. 45
41 . WTA Handicapper.............. 12 .. 6 .. 6 .. 44
.. . nitsansh..................... 12 .. 5 .. 7 .. 44
43 . azza......................... 12 .. 5 .. 7 .. 43
44 . canuckfan.................... 12 .. 5 .. 7 .. 42
.. . danielrosario (7)............ 12 .. 5 .. 7 .. 42
46 . levos (WC)................... 12 .. 6 .. 6 .. 41
47 . saab95 (WC).................. 11 .. 5 .. 6 .. 40
48 . komwalkmas................... .9 .. 4 .. 5 .. 39
49 . SpHeErNrAyY.................. 11 .. 5 .. 6 .. 36
.. . mypapa_je.................... 11 .. 4 .. 7 .. 36
51 . twight6...................... .6 .. 4 .. 2 .. 35
52 . Hardiansf.................... .6 .. 4 .. 2 .. 33
.. . sandg (2).................... 13 .. 4 .. 9 .. 33
54 . silent140.................... 12 .. 3 .. 9 .. 32
55 . chill1533.................... .8 .. 4 .. 4 .. 31
56 . kyk710....................... 11 .. 3 .. 8 .. 29
57 . Philip....................... .6 .. 3 .. 3 .. 27
58 . tennis2003................... .4 .. 3 .. 1 .. 26
59 . Jeff......................... .7 .. 4 .. 3 .. 25
60 . petosp (3)................... .6 .. 2 .. 4 .. 24
61 . huge lina k fan (WC)......... .6 .. 2 .. 4 .. 23
62 . cheese101.................... .8 .. 2 .. 6 .. 22
.. . dario88...................... 11 .. 2 .. 9 .. 22
64 . Rossana Fan.................. .6 .. 2 .. 4 .. 21
65 . firefly_ac................... 10 .. 2 .. 8 .. 19
66 . ZAK.......................... .8 .. 1 .. 7 .. 11
67 . aimerent..................... .1 .. 1 .. 0 .. .6
.. . Edman........................ .1 .. 1 .. 0 .. .6
69 . HoOvErPhOnIc................. .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . ilovemomo.................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . KoOlMaNsTeVeN................ .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . lukehingis................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . obatafan..................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . Perfect_Stroke............... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . usawildcat929................ .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
.. . vague_boy.................... .0 .. 0 .. 0 .. .0
Commentary:

Like his/her performance in Philadelphia 2003, matija-seles showed great precision in all 13 of his/her PAW’s. The lack of major upsets at the 2004 Sydney International was a welcoming sign for the Polish player who thrives on correct accurate picks to build up points. Canadian Nathan27 looks to be in for a breakthrough year, finishing a solid second ahead of the equal third duo of US Open champion yucky and the lone Mexican in PAW – Alek. Big things are expected of Nir this year and he didn’t disappoint, registering a 5th place finish that is currently at the top of her CV for 2004. Further down the table saw solid performances from Grice, croat123 & Lee-Waters’ Boy who tied for 6th, ahead of Belgium prodigy – kimclijsetrs4ever.



PAW #98 - CANBERRA 2004

Code:
P . Player........................ .P .. .W .. L . pts

1.Duleml (6)...................... 13 .. 11 .. 2 .101
2.kfh_9118........................ 13 .. 10 .. 3 ..92
3.aussiefan83 (7)................. 13 .. 10 .. 3 ..90
4.AGUSTIN......................... 13 .. .8 .. 5 ..74
..New............................. 13 .. .9 .. 4 ..74
6.The Monarch Butterfly........... 13 .. .8 .. 5 ..69
7.andrew_uk (WC).................. 12 .. .8 .. 4 ..68
8.Nicky2002....................... 13 .. .8 .. 5 ..62
9.AlexSydney...................... 13 .. .7 .. 6 ..59
10.ntohir (3)..................... 13 .. .6 .. 7 ..58
11.efss........................... 13 .. .6 .. 7 ..57
12.köj-è (4)...................... 13 .. .7 .. 6 ..55
13.Gregorian...................... 13 .. .8 .. 5 ..54
14.broncosven..................... 12 .. .7 .. 5 ..53
15.Jakub (1)...................... 13 .. .5 .. 8 ..49
16.jrm............................ 13 .. .6 .. 7 ..48
17.Benny.......................... .7 .. .4 .. 3 ..29
18.Je_ne_sais_quoi (5)............ 13 .. .2 ..11 ..23
19.YoungProfessor (2)............. 12 .. .2 ..10 ..22
Commentary:

In 2003, Duleml was one of a hefty group of talented individuals who captured two PAW titles, in the span of two months – Zurich and also Pattaya. Just one tournament after his last tournament win, Duleml, now seeded 6, claimed another victory, this time in the Australian capital city of Australia. This player who is one of a few from Serbia Cerno-Gora has the potential to be a solid top 10 player, his temperament and persistence is already up there with the greats. Having not played since Miami 2003, former world number #7 kfh_9118 bettered 2003’s Canberra performance, finishing 2 places better in second. Always a regular – aussiefan83 lived up to his first ever seeding in a tournament, compiling a juicy 90 points to finish 3rd, ahead of newcomers – New from Singapore, and AGUSTIN from the Argentine.



PAW #99 - HOBART 2004

Code:
P . Player........................ P. . W .. L . pts

1 . bionic71 (2)................... 13 . 9 .. 4 . 110
2 . ~Isidora~...................... 13 . 7 .. 6 . 101
3 . matthias....................... 13 . 8 .. 5 .. 98
4 . Catriel........................ 11 . 7 .. 4 .. 97
5 . Pintaled (1)................... 13 . 7 .. 6 .. 88
6 . marcobarella (5)............... 13 . 7 .. 6 .. 86
7 . Joana.......................... 13 . 9 .. 4 .. 83
8 . polishprodigy (6).............. 13 . 5 .. 8 .. 81
9 . aussie_stars (3)............... 13 . 8 .. 5 .. 80
.. . tenn_ace...................... 13 . 6 .. 7 .. 80
11. paellapan (WC)................. 13 . 5 .. 8 .. 76
12. ghosts (7)..................... 13 . 5 .. 8 .. 74
13. Elisse (4)..................... 13 . 6 .. 7 .. 69
14. _shorty_....................... 13 . 5 .. 8 .. 64
15. geegables...................... 10 . 4 .. 6 .. 51
16. Pratt’s fan (WC)............... .9 . 3 .. 6 .. 48
17. rusty_red_head................. .6 . 3 .. 3 .. 45
18. supernova (WC)................. .5 . 3 .. 2 .. 43
Commentary:

Sentimental favourite – the ”old bionic battler” not only had to contend with the vastly improving newcomers but had to subjugate the harsh playing conditions characteristic of a Tier V, in a week which saw him capture his first career title since San Diego in 2002. First timer ~Isidora~ arrived to the scene and didn’t seem to display a single weakness to his/her repertoire, finishing second, yet faltering on his/her last two picks. German matthias, who debuted strongly last week on the Gold Coast proved he is indeed a force to be reckoned with this year, climbing from no where to finish 3rd. The success of Salerni helped Catriel earn his best ever tournament finish – a 4th, yet an unavailability to post his last two PAW’s ensured he is still searching fort hat elusive first title.



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PAW #100 - AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2004

P . Player....................... .P .. .W .. .L .. pts

1 . Geoffry....................... 26 .. 17 .. .9 .. 247
2 . Je_ne_sais_quoi............... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 245
3 . cooldudeanzela................ 26 .. 12 .. 14 .. 239

4 . bbypk (6)..................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 232
5 . pReUrBrIyN.................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 229
. . ZAK........................... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 229
7 . camoya........................ 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 222
8 . bionic71 (14)................. 26 .. 17 .. .9 .. 220
9 . levos......................... 26 .. 17 .. .9 .. 211
10 . Elisse (18).................. 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 207
11 . korben (WC).................. 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 206
12 . jrm.......................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 204
13 . oren987...................... 26 .. 17 .. .9 .. 203
.. . mypapa_je (30)............... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 203
15 . Buitenzorg (9)............... 26 .. .9 .. 17 .. 199
16 . Razor........................ 24 .. 15 .. .9 .. 198
17 . duki (28).................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 196
.. . Pintaled (12)................ 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 196
19 . kyk710....................... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 193
20 . kimclijsters4ever............ 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 190
21 . MonicaSelesFan2.............. 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 189
.. . Rtael (13)................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 189
.. . Gregorian.................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 189
24 . polishprodigy (23)........... 25 .. 11 .. 14 .. 187
25 . marcobarella (17)............ 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 185
26 . tenn_ace..................... 26 .. 12 .. 14 .. 181
27 . paellapan.................... 25 .. 10 .. 15 .. 179
.. . WTA Handicapper (16)......... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 179
29 . Hardiansf.................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 176
30 . yucky (22)................... 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 175
31 . wateva....................... 25 .. 11 .. 14 .. 174
.. . Canuck_Fan................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 174
33 . sandg (2).................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 171
34 . silent140 (20)............... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 170
35 . andrew_uk.................... 23 .. 14 .. .9 .. 169
36 . petosp (3)................... 26 .. 10 .. 16 .. 167
37 . danielrosario (7)............ 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 166
.. . Nathan27..................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 166
.. . saab95....................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 166
40 . firefly_ac (26).............. 25 .. 10 .. 15 .. 165
41 . tennis2003................... 23 .. 12 .. 11 .. 164
.. . Grice (10)................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 164
43 . Nir (25)..................... 25 .. 14 .. 11 .. 163
44 . aussie_stars (15)............ 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 162
45 . ntohir (21).................. 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 161
46 . Come-on-kim.................. 25 .. 13 .. 12 .. 160
.. . ozfan44...................... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 160
48 . Jakub (8).................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 158
.. . speedster_ (4)............... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 158
50 . AGUSTIN...................... 25 .. 16 .. .9 .. 157
.. . K&J fan (11)................. 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 157
52 . St .Sebastian................ 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 156
.. . Nica......................... 26 .. 13 .. 13 .. 156
54 . bartektrz.................... 24 .. 19 .. .5 .. 155
.. . canuckfan.................... 25 .. 12 .. 13 .. 155
56 . Lady......................... 26 .. 12 .. 14 .. 154
57 . ghosts (24).................. 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 153
58 . SpikeyAidanm (1)............. 26 .. 10 .. 16 .. 152
59 . Vass22....................... 26 .. 17 .. .9 .. 150
60 . twight6...................... 25 .. 13 .. 12 .. 149
61 . ~Isidora~.................... 21 .. 11 .. 10 .. 147
.. . aussiefan83.................. 26 .. 16 .. 10 .. 147
63 . broncosven................... 26 .. 14 .. 12 .. 145
64 . efss......................... 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 143
65 . Philip....................... 25 .. .9 .. 16 .. 139
.. . Hantuchov.................... 26 .. .9 .. 17 .. 139
67 . kfh_9118..................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 138
68 . _shorty_..................... 24 .. 12 .. 12 .. 137
.. . Duleml....................... 25 .. 13 .. 12 .. 137
70 . köj-è........................ 26 .. .7 .. 19 .. 132
71 . Lee-Waters' Boy (27)......... 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 130
72 . geegables.................... 25 .. .7 .. 18 .. 129
73 . AlexSydney................... 26 .. .7 .. 19 .. 128
74 . nitsansh..................... 26 .. .8 .. 18 .. 126
.. . sPAWrty...................... 26 .. .8 .. 18 .. 126
76 . Cyobi........................ 26 .. 12 .. 14 .. 125
77 . rusty_red_head (29).......... 23 .. 15 .. .8 .. 124
.. . chill1533.................... 24 .. 18 .. .6 .. 124
.. . konijntje_00................. 25 .. 14 .. 11 .. 124
.. . raquel....................... 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 124
81 . Alek......................... 26 .. 15 .. 11 .. 120
82 . zorgzamesnip................. 26 .. .9 .. 17 .. 118
83 . cheese101.................... 25 .. .9 .. 16 .. 117
84 . Joana........................ 17 .. .9 .. .8 .. 114
.. . matija-seles................. 24 .. 15 .. .9 .. 114
86 . Benny........................ 26 .. 11 .. 15 .. 112
87 . jerk_in_the_box.............. 24 .. .7 .. 17 .. 111
88 . azza......................... 26 .. 10 .. 16 .. 110
89 . dario88...................... 19 .. .7 .. 12 .. 109
90 . Purple_Llama (WC)............ 21 .. 14 .. .7 .. 106
.. . New.......................... 26 .. 10 .. 16 .. 106
.. . matthias..................... 26 .. .8 .. 18 .. 106
93 . aimerent (31)................ 22 .. 13 .. .9 .. 102
94 . Edman........................ 26 .. .8 .. 18 .. 101
95 . Melly_Flew_Us (WC)........... 22 .. 10 .. 12 .. 100
.. . Klio......................... 25 .. .8 .. 17 .. 100
97 . PointBlank................... 26 .. 19 .. .7 .. .99
98 . j_dementieva27............... 26 .. 10 .. 16 .. .98
99 . Jeff......................... 19 .. 10 .. .9 .. .97
100 . Catriel..................... 25 .. .9 .. 16 .. .92
--- . butch (5)................... 26 .. 10 .. 16 .. .92
102 . dubro....................... 25 .. .9 .. 16 .. .90
103 . caramel (32)................ 20 .. 11 .. .9 .. .89
104 . ktwtennis................... 24 .. .9 .. 15 .. .81
105 . croat123.................... 16 .. .8 .. .8 .. .78
106 . Ten_Isse_Fan................ 20 .. .6 .. 14 .. .61
107 . Nicky2002................... .9 .. .4 .. .5 .. .52
108 . Reichen..................... 22 .. .8 .. 14 .. .40
109 . loveulindsay................ .6 .. .4 .. .2 .. .18


Commentary:

PAW Grand Slam Champions are becoming more and more difficult to predict with the last three winners coming from players ranked well outside the top 100. #165 Geoffry did the inevitable in Melbourne, after just beginning PAW this year, he became one of two Belgians to win the possible six titles that have been contested this year. But not only did Geoffry become a Grand Slam champion but he won it like a true champion – displaying calm nerves and thoughtful moves beyond years. He ended up with 17-9 win-loss for his 26 PAW’s and was able to climb up to the top through collecting a series of points rather than going for outright winners. And that seemed to be the case at the Australian Open, most of the big points were collected in the first few rounds and it was up to players to carefully pick their matches for the last few rounds. Je_ne_sais_quoi bettered his former best PAW result in Toronto last year, by finishing runner-up. The World No #47 got up the table earlier by gaining some big points with a limited number of picks, it was just up to him to hold of his opponents the rest of the way.

Playing also in only his 3rd tournament, Sydney's cooldudeanzela finished 3rd on 239 points ahead of the all so consistent bbypk from Spain, who successfully defended his 2003 Aussie Open points from last year. Bbypk (6) is without doubt the best PAW player that has never won a title, surely he is set to get the monkey off his back this year. Further down saw a very impressive performance from Canadian pReUrBrIyN who was equal 5th with a rejuvenated ZAK. Veteran warhorses filled the rest of the table with the experienced bionic71 (14), Elisse (18) and Buitenzorg (9) being mixed with the newcomers of camoya, levos (debut tournament), jrm, korben and Razor (debut tournament).
A total of 109 players made their 2689 picks in which 78 went for “Molik over Hantuchova,” the tournament’s most popular PAW made on the day when the PAW Aussie Open thread was controversially moved to the PAW forum.




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PAW #101 - TOKYO TORAY PAN PACIFIC OPEN 2004

P.Player.......................P.....W.....L...pts

01.Rtael......................13.....8.....5...137
02.sandg (2)..................11.....9.....2...133
03.jrm........................12.....7.....4...128

04.ghosts.....................12.....8.....4...125
05.ntohir.....................12.....7.....5...115
06.andrew_uk..................13.....8.....5...109
07.j_dementieva27.............12.....8.....4...108
08.speedster_ (4).............11.....9.....2...106
09.bionic71...................13....11.....2...105
...Lady.......................12.....6.....6...105
11.Philip.....................12.....7.....5...104
12.Edman......................10.....8.....2...103
13.Pintaled...................12.....7.....5...102
...petosp (3).................10.....7.....3...102
15.paellapan..................12.....6.....6....99
16.aussiefan83................13.....8.....5....98
17.kimclijsters4ever..........12.....5.....7....96
...nitsansh...................12.....6.....6....96
19.Nicky2002..................11.....9.....2....93
20.Nir........................11.....6.....5....92
21.cooldudeanzela.............13.....4.....9....89
22.bartektrz..................12....10.....2....86
23.matija-seles...............12....10.....2....85
24.SpikeyAidanm(1)............12.....4.....8....84
25.Hantuchov..................11.....6.....5....83
...K&J fan....................12.....4.....8....83
27.AGUSTIN.....................9.....5.....4....81
28.21 Watts...................12.....4.....8....77
...Geoffry....................12.....5.....7....77
30.matthias...................13.....8.....5....76
31.croat123...................13.....5.....8....75
...broncosven.................11.....5.....6....75
33.New........................13.....7.....6....73
...camoya.....................11.....6.....5....73
...bbypk(6)...................11.....8.....3....73
36.Klio.......................13.....5.....8....72
37.Fyndh0rnElf (WC)...........12.....8.....4....70
...sPAWrty....................12.....7.....5....70
39.geegables..................11.....5.....6....69
40.Jeff........................8.....5.....3....67
...Nathan27...................10.....7.....3....67
42.loveulindsay...............10.....9.....1....63
43.Catriel.....................7.....3.....4....62
...Jakub(8)...................10.....8.....2....62
45.William Hunt (WC)..........13.....3....10....61
46.duki.......................11.....6.....5....60
47.kyk710.....................10.....5.....5....57
...efss.......................10.....8.....2....57
49.azza.......................10.....5.....5....56
...kfh 9118...................10.....6.....4....56
51.butch(5)....................9.....5.....4....54
...canuckfan...................9.....5.....4....54
...tenn_ace...................10.....6.....4....54
54.aussie_stars...............10.....5.....5....53
...Nica.......................12.....5.....7....53
56.Lee-Waters' Boy............11.....6.....5....52
57.konijntje_00...............11.....6.....5....49
58.firefly_ac..................3.....3.....0....48
...masha (WC).................10.....7.....3....48
...marcobarella...............11.....6.....5....48
61.Hardiansf...................4.....2.....2....47
62.Je_ne_sais_quoi.............6.....2.....4....45
...caramel.....................7.....5.....2....45
64.Buitenzorg.................11.....4.....7....42
65.zorgzamesnip...............12.....3.....9....39
...Vass22......................6.....5.....1....39
67.aimerent...................10.....6.....4....38
68.Elisse.....................10.....4.....6....36
69.jerk_in_the_box.............8.....4.....4....35
70.WTA Handicapper.............5.....4.....1....34
71._shorty_....................5.....2.....3....33
...Canuck_Fan.................10.....4.....6....33
...Alex........................6.....5.....1....33
...oren987....................11.....5.....6....33
75.MonicaSelesFan2.............9.....5.....4....29
76.Gregorian..................13.....4.....9....25
...levos.......................5.....3.....2....25
78.Razor.......................4.....4.....0....24
79.PointBlank..................7.....2.....5....22
...Come-on-kim.................6.....4.....2....22
...koj-e......................10.....4.....6....22
82.raquel......................2.....1.....1....21
...Duleml......................9.....4.....5....21
...cheese101...................3.....2.....1....21
85.dubro.......................5.....3.....2....20
86.Cyobi.......................3.....2.....1....19
87.Jarrett (WC)................2.....1.....1....17
...ZAK.........................3.....1.....2....17
...yucky.......................3.....1.....2....17
...Joana.......................3.....1.....2....17
...Grice.......................4.....1.....3....17
92.Reichen.....................7.....2.....5....15
...ktwtennis...................6.....2.....4....15
94.rusty_red_head..............5.....2.....3....14
95.ns_Henin....................2.....1.....1....12
96.tennis2003..................6.....1.....5.....7
...polishprodigy...............4.....1.....3.....7
98.silent140...................7.....1.....6.....6
...danielrosario(7)............3.....1.....2.....6
100.dario88....................3.....0.....3.....0
...Benny.......................3.....0.....3.....0
...Melly Flew Us...............1.....0.....1.....0


Commentary:

The always optimistic Rtael, ranked 11 after the first Grand Slam of the year was quoted saying - “I can guaranteed you that I will win one (title) this year and probably a lot more than just one!” in his pre-tournament press conference at the Gold Coast. Whilst some players may talk to talk but fail to walk to walk, Rtael has obviously proved not to be one of those. Last year’s clay court starlet found the numerous WTAWorld shutdowns as just a minor distraction, carving his way to a juicy total of 137 points from 8 correct picks. 2nd seeded sandg recuperated from his early blues after failing to defend the Gold Coast. Sandg picked smartly notching up a fancy 9-2 win-loss ratio from only 11 PAW’s. The inability to post the full amount of PAW’s was a characteristic of this tournament particularly with WTAWorld’s continuing inaccessibility and four matches in the main draw that never took place due to withdrawals. A nuisance for all 102 players, indeed.

Playing in only his/her third tournament, Slovakian jrm is starting to raise a few eyebrows for his high standard of play, after a round of 16 performance at the Australian Open, jrm added more points to his/her total, finishing a classy 3rd. The iron man of the tour – ghosts, had a return to form finishing in 4th place above last year’s Quebec City champion, the emotional and highly energetic ntohir. Unheralded Brit andrew_uk notched up his best PAW tournament performance (6th) along with j_dementieva27 (7th). Further down the table, recent Grand Slam winner Geoffry finished equal 28th.




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PAW #102 - PARIS (OPEN GAZ DE FRANCE) 2004

..#.Player................P....W....L....Pts

..1.SpikeyAidanm.(1).....13...10....3...130
..2.sandg.(3)............13....9....4...129
..3.KoOlMaNsTeVeN........13....9....4...124

..4.ZAK..................13....9....4...123
..5.bbypk.(6)............13....9....4...122
....sPAWrty..............13...11....2...122
..7.butch.(5)............13....9....4...121
..8.aussie_stars.........13...11....2...118
..9.oren987..............13....9....4...117
.10.bionic71.............13....9....4...116
.11.Gregorian............13....8....5...113
....camoya...............13....8....5...113
....jerk-in-the-box......13...10....3...113
....tenn_ace.............13....7....6...113
.15.Benny................13....8....5...111
.16.saab95...............13...10....3...110
.17.Nica.................13....8....5...109
.18.Vass22...............13....8....5...108
....canuckfan............13....8....5...108
.20.geegables............11....8....3...107
.21.Come-on-kim..........13....9....4...106
....Rtael................13....7....6...106
....ghosts...............13....8....5...106
.24.K&J fan..............13....7....6...105
....Nathan27.............13....8....5...105
.26.Nir..................13....9....4...104
.27.Canuck_Fan...........13....7....6...102
....jrm..................13....9....4...102
....wateva...............13....8....5...102
.30.ntohir...............13....7....6...101
.31.Duleml...............13....8....5...100
....efss.................13....9....4...100
.33.croat123.............11....6....5....99
.34.Geoffry..............13....6....7....98
.35.yucky................12....8....4....97
.36.Lady.................13....6....7....96
.37.tennis2003...........13....7....6....95
.38.konijntje_00.........13....6....7....94
.39.kyk710...............13....7....6....91
....raquel...............13....7....6....91
.41.ktwtennis............12....7....5....90
....cooldudeanzela.......13....5....8....90
.43.rusty_red_head.......10....7....3....89
....Kimmie's_Boy.........12....7....5....89
....MonicaSelesFan2......13....6....7....89
.46._shorty_.............13....5....8....88
....paellapan............13....5....8....88
.48.21 Watts.............12....6....6....87
....nitsansh.............13....5....8....87
.50.masha................13....7....6....86
....speedster_.(2).......13....7....6....86
.52.New..................13...10....3....85
.53.Grice................10....5....5....83
....petosp.(4)...........13....7....6....83
.55.marcobarella.........12....5....7....82
.56.William Hunt.........13....5....8....81
.57.azza.................13....6....7....80
.58.PointBlank...........13....4....9....79
.59.kfh_9118.............13....7....6....78
.60.dario88..............11....5....6....77
....Nicky2002............13....6....7....77
.62.silent140............13....7....6....76
.63.Je_ne_sais_quoi......11....6....5....75
.64.WTA Handicapper......13....5....8....74
.65.Buitenzorg.(8).......13....4....9....73
.66.chill1533............13....9....4....72
.67.aussiefan83...........8....6....2....69
....andrew_uk............13....6....7....69
.69.Elisse................9....6....3....65
.70.matthias.............13....7....6....64
.71.Hantuchov............13....6....7....62
.72.Klio.................13....6....7....61
.73.Melly Flew Us.........5....4....1....58
....matija-seles.........12....6....6....58
.75.caramel..............12....8....4....56
....Fyndh0rnElf..........13....8....5....56
.77.broncosven...........13....6....7....55
.78.Catriel..............11....4....7....54
.79.j_dementieva27.......12....6....6....49
.80.Jeff..................9....5....4....46
....danielrosario.(7)....13....3...10....46
.82.kimclijsters4ever....10....3....7....44
....Alek.................13....7....6....44
.84.Pintaled.............13....3...10....42
.85.polishprodigy.........9....3....6....41
.86.aimerent.............10....5....5....40
.87.firefly_ac............6....4....2....39
.88.bartektrz............13....5....8....36
.89.Tomas11...............5....2....3....32
.90.zorgzamesnip..........9....4....5....30
.91.Edman................13....3...10....29
.92.duki.................10....3....7....27
.93.Cyobi.................7....4....3....24
.94.Lee-Waters' Boy.......6....1....5....23
....Philip................8....1....7....23
....AGUSTIN..............10....1....9....23
.97.Jakub.................7....2....5....17
.98.crazillo..............4....0....4.....0
....levos.................4....0....4.....0



Commentary:

Having squandered early leads in Birmingham, Zurich and the Masters, world number one SpikeyAidanm (AUS), did something unique in Paris. Instead of setting the early pace, he gradually made his way up a very closely contested table for an extremely narrow victory. It what was the first World No 1 vs 2 final this year, Spikey finished just one point ahead of his versatile rival. It was sandg’s second consecutive final, having also finishing runner-up last week in Tokyo TPP. World #64 KoOlMaNsTeVeN, a former winner of Antwerp had a very promising tournament, notching a 3rd place finish.

Early joint leaders – sPAWrty and aussie_stars appeared to be unbeatable after the completion of the second round, by leaving out the “Golovin over Dementieva” pick, they both were relugated from their top position. In the end sPAWrty, playing in only his/her third tournament finished equal 5th with the steady and all to consistent bbypk, whilst aussie_stars made a third quarter-final (8th) of the year, moving up to a new career high of #13. US-Swiss giant ZAK, already a quarter-finalist at the Australian Open, finished 4th and is now 8th in the PAW Race to the Champions. Somewhat quietly, former world number 8 bionic71, notched up his five consecutive top ten finish of 2004, ending up 10th.




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PAW #103 - ANTWERP 2004

.#. Player................P....W....L....Pts

.1 .K&J fan.(7)..........13...11....2...127
.2 .Lady.................13...10....3...125
.3 .j_dementieva27.......13...11....2...112

.4 .Come-on-kim..........13...10....3...110
.5 .silent140............13...10....3...109
.6 .sandg.(1)............13...10....3...107
.7 .Hantuchov............13....9....4...105
.8 .Nica.................13....9....4...104
.9 .Nir..................13...10....3...100
10 .Geoffry..............13....8....5....98
11 .oren987..............13...11....2....97
12 .andrew_uk............13....8....5....94
13 .Buitenzorg.(5).......13....7....6....93
.. .WTA Handicapper......13....9....4....93
.. .bartektrz............13...11....2....93
16 .zorgzamesnip.........13....8....5....89
17 .Nathan27.............13....8....5....88
18 .Hardiansf............11....7....4....87
19 .kimclijsters4ever....13....8....5....85
20 .aussie_stars.(8).....11....9....2....83
.. .yucky................13...10....3....83
22 .mypapa_je............13....9....4....81
.. .raquel...............13....8....5....81
24 .KoOlMaNsTeVeN.........8....7....1....80
.. .Rtael.(3)............12....6....6....80
26 .The Monarch Butterfl.13....9....4....79
27 .saab95...............13....7....6....78
28 .konijntje_00.........13....8....5....77
.. .sPAWrty..............13....8....5....77
30 .ktwtennis............11....9....2....73
.. .camoya...............13....7....6....73
32 .Elisse...............13....8....5....72
.. .Kimmie's_Boy.........13....6....7....72
34 .Jeff.................13....7....6....71
35 .Edman................13....7....6....70
36 .duki.................12....6....6....69
.. .wateva...............12....8....4....69
38 .William Hunt.........13....6....7....68
39 .geegables............13....6....7....64
40 .ZAK..................12....6....6....63
41 .canuckfan............13....6....7....61
42 .masha................13....6....7....60
43 .tennis2003...........13....8....5....57
44 .caramel..............12....8....4....55
45 .Mashy................12....6....6....53
46 .MonicaSelesFan2.......9....6....3....50
47 .petosp.(2)............8....4....4....47
48 .croat123.............10....5....5....45
49 .Cyobi................12....5....7....44
50 .Vass22................9....5....4....42
51 .Nicoleke..............9....6....3....40
52 .aimerent..............8....5....3....37
53 .firefly_ac............9....3....6....36
.. .Pintaled.(6).........13....4....9....36
55 .Klio.................12....2...10....34
56 .Fyndh0rnElf...........8....3....5....26
57 .danielrosario.(4).....9....2....7....21
58 .Melly Flew Us.........2....1....1....14
.. .shap_half.............3....1....2....14
60 .levos.................4....1....3.....9



Commentary:

Like his compatriot Justine Henin-Hardenne (who debuted with a tournament win), K&J fan proved to be a force to be reckoned with in his premature years. He was a finalist at the prestigious Tier I – Berlin in only his third tournament highlighting his strong sense of composure and maturity, a final component needed to be a top PAW player. And after his first victory, in his hometown of Antwerp, K&J fan was lost for words, describing the triumph as mere “beautiful.” Not only does the title ensure a crack into the top 10 for the first time, but it crowned a third Belgian title winner this year, joining zorgzamesnip (Gold Coast) and Geoffry (Australian Open). But the Belgian success continued with 5 Belgians rounding out the top 20, Come-on-Kim (4th), Geoffry (10th), zorgzamesnip (16th) and kimclijsters4ever (19th). Latvia’s Lady, one of two players from a minor tennis playing country picked well to finish 2nd, ahead of the vastly approving j_dementieva27, who held a perfect win-loss record heading into day four. World number two sandg had a third consecutive top 10 finish, moving him to third in the race after finishing a solid 6th.



PAW #104 - MEMPHIS 2004

P . Player.......................... .P .. W .. L .pts

1 . Alek............................ 12 .. 9 .. 3 ..107
2 . ghosts (8)...................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 95
3 . jerk_in_the_box................. 12 ..10 .. 2 .. 94

4 . 21 Watts (WC)................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 93
5 . Grice (4)....................... 13 .. 9 .. 4 .. 89
6 . Joana........................... 12 .. 7 .. 5 .. 84
. . AGUSTIN......................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 84
8 . tenn_ace........................ 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 81
9 . butch (2)....................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 80
.. . efss........................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 80
11 . ntohir (5)..................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 78
12 . Lee-Waters' Boy (7)............ 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 75
13 . jrm............................ 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 73
14 . Philip......................... 13 .. 7 .. 6 .. 69
15 . SpikeyAidanm (1)............... 13 .. 5 .. 8 .. 68
16 . Canuck_Fan..................... 13 .. 8 .. 5 .. 67
17 . _shorty_....................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 63
18 . kfh_9118....................... 11 .. 8 .. 3 .. 62
19 . Reichen........................ 13 .. 5 .. 8 .. 61
20 . Gregorian...................... 13 .. 4 .. 9 .. 58
21 . PointBlank..................... 13 .. 5 .. 8 .. 52
22 . bionic71 (6)................... 13 .. 4 .. 9 .. 50
23 . chill1533...................... 13 .. 6 .. 7 .. 48
24 . broncosven..................... 11 .. 3 .. 8 .. 35
25 . aussiefan83.................... .7 .. 4 .. 3 .. 23
26 . Jakub (3)...................... .4 .. 3 .. 1 .. 16



Commentary:

PAW was privileged when Mexican Alek – runner of the game FWTT and a respected moderator of the board joined PAW for the first time in 2004. After only five tournaments, on week 6 Alek was crowned a champion but had to withstand a very nervous last few hours, he needed Zvonareva to defeated Raymond, which was looking unlikely as she was down 2-5 and had to fight off three match points. At the same time 21 Watts (a WC) also was on the verge of his first title having picked Raymond, he would eventually have to be content with a 4th place finish. Zvonareva’s amazing comeback was a major relief not only for Alek (who now moves into the top 100), but for the revitalised ghosts, who had yet another impressive week finishing 2nd. Playing at home for the first time all year, jerk-in-the-box notched a 3rd place finish. 4th seeded Grice finally dusted some of the cobwebs, recording his/her first satisfying result of the year (5th).



PAW #105 - HYDERABAD 2004

P.. Player............P...W..L..pts

1.. Tomas11...........12..8..4..108
2.. matthias..........13..8..5..105
3.. Nicky2002.........13..8..5..100

4.. azza..............13..9..4..99
5.. marcobarella (4)..13..7..6..90
... speedster_ (1)....13..6..7..90
7.. paellapan (6).....13..6..7..88
8.. bbypk (2).........12..6..6..80
9.. polishprodigy (5..13..5..8..79
10. Catriel...........12..8..4..74
11. New...............13..9..4..70
12. coold’anzela (8)..13..4..9..63
13. Benny.............13..7..6..62
14. Je_ne_sais_’i (3).13..5..8..53
15. nitsansh..........13..3.10..50
16. koj-e (7).........13..6..7..49
17. kyk710............10..2..8..25
18. Razor..............3..2..1..23
19. dario88............3..0..3...0
... loveulindsay.......1..0..1...0



Commentary:

Pondering retirement at the fragile age of 14, Tomas11’s career headed to a new direction after claiming his first title in Hyderabad, in only his fifth tournament. Having personal problems in Paris, this victory was one the talented Israeli deserved to treasure, vowing to return next year. Tomas11 only needed 12 picks to wear down the field, big things are expected of Matthias and he delivered with a blossomy 2nd place finish. Early leader Nicky2002, whilst disappointed of not winning should be proud of her 3rd place finish. Further down, 4th place went to the unpredictable azza, with “rivals” marcobarella and speedster_ mirroring with success, claiming equal 5th.



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yay!!! im vastly improving!!!

im into the top 100 at 78 for the first time ever

spikey you might be right, i could be top 50 by june

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2006 Single Win/Loss Record: 42-14

2006 Doubles Win/Loss Record: 15-10

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Hmmm, I kinda liked the comparison with Juju

Justine : Olympic Gold Medal Athens 2004


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RU :
HF : Gold Coast - Vienna - Birmingham - Montreal - YEC
QF : Indian Wells - Charleston - Sopot - Olympics
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