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post #1 of 37 (permalink) Old Jan 10th, 2008, 11:59 PM Thread Starter
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6) Chakvetadze vs Petkovic
Peng vs Qualifier
Morigami vs Krajicek
(27) Kirilenko vs Tu
(22) Safarova vs Castano
Vinci vs Ruano Pascual
Cornet vs Fernandez
(9) Hantuchova vs King
(14) Petrova vs Pratt
Linetskaya vs Kremer
Granville vs Meusburger
(20) Szavay vs Makarova
(29) Radwanska vs Savchuk
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Exclamation Lucie at the 2008 Australian Open

Lucie got the better half of the draw at the 2008 Australian Open. She's in the bottom half of the draw.

She faces Catalina Castano in the first round. Her first real challenge will be in the Round of 16, where she could meet Hantuchova.

In the quaterfinals, she could meet Petrova, Szavay, Kuznetsova, Chakvetadze, and Radwanska.

Venus, Mirza, Na Li, Bartoli, Safina, Bondarenko, Srebotnik, and Ivanovic are on the top half of the bottom draw.

Overall, the draw gods were kind to her. On the top half of the draw, there's Sharapova, Serena, Henin, Jankovic, Mauresmo, Vaidisova, and Davenport. Lucie has a good chance to make it to the quaterfinals and defend her points.

GOOOOO LUCIE!!

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Sorry Naomi. I was making the other thread while you made this one. Just ignore mine.
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Well this isn't such a bad draw. I don't rate Hantuchova at all so she should win through to the 4th round where she would probably face Chakvetadze. She has a lot of points to defend here so she needs a good showing and it is possible with this draw.
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I like this draw a lot. Hantuchova is winnable, as is Chakvetadze, then you never know how Sveta will play. Lucie could lose in the third round or make the semis. I am feeling good about her chances though.
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Re: Australian Open

This is probably one of the better draws she could have gotten. Definitely a good chance to defend the quarterfinal points and maybe even sneak into the semis.

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Re: Australian Open

Yay! a nice draw. Good Luck!



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Nice draw, go Lucie!

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The draw looks good. One step at a time.

Go Lucie!!!
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Off to Melbourne, cmon Lucie!!!
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Off to Melbourne, cmon Lucie!!!
Do you mean you are going to Melbourne?
If so, I'm jealous, cheer for meI'm going to be in NZAm gonna miss cheering with you guys though

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The draw is good. Hope she's healthy

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Re: Australian Open

I was going to ask about that.

Is there any new information about the injury she sustained last week?

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I was going to ask about that.

Is there any new information about the injury she sustained last week?
Yes I just talked today morning to her, it´s fine now... She thinks she can play 100% on Tuesday in her first match...
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