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Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 27th, 2004, 09:09 PM
:yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 27th, 2004, 09:26 PM
PICTURES!



http://www.collegeandjuniortennis.com/PHOTOS/BarboraStrycova4.jpg

http://www.tennis-ontheline.com/pics/03uso/03ustry.jpg

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/3104/21238753155strycova.jpg

http://www.hopmancup.com.au/upload/gallery/xvi/Czech-team.jpg
Barbora teams up with Jiri Novak in the 2004 Hopman Cup.

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 27th, 2004, 09:34 PM
INFORMATION

Birth Date: 28/03/1986,
Birth Place: Plzen, Czech Republic,
Residence: Plzen, Czech Republic,
Nationality: Czech Republic,
Weight: 54kg :eek: I think tis a tad old ;)
Plays: Right Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
Favourite Surface: Hard, Grass
Coach: Jan Havel
Age Started Tennis: 4
Other Information: Swimming, music, snowboarding, basketball
HIGHEST SINGLES RANK: 133 (06 Oct 2003)
HIGHEST DOUBLES RANK: 261 (12 Jan 2004)



RESULTS IN 2003

$25,000 Valasske Mezirici Czech Republic
C25 15 Dec 2003 to 21 Dec 2003 Entry : DA Hard (I)
32 W Adriana BARNA (GER) 6-4 6-2
16 W Capucine ROUSSEAU (FRA) 5-7 6-2 7-6(1)
QF W Selima SFAR (TUN) 7-5 6-2
SF L Lucie SAFAROVA (CZE) 6-2 3-6 4-6

$25,000 Ostrava Czech Republic
C25 08 Dec 2003 to 14 Dec 2003 Entry : DA Carpet (I)
32 L Dominika NOCIAROVA (SVK) 4-6 6-3 2-6


$25,000 Pruhonice Czech Republic
C25 24 Nov 2003 to 30 Nov 2003 Entry : DA Carpet (I)
32 W Dominika NOCIAROVA (SVK) 6-7(5) 7-6(6) 7-6(5)
16 W Michaela PASTIKOVA (CZE) 6-3 1-6 6-4
QF W Sanda MAMIC (CRO) 6-4 3-6 6-2
SF L Sofia ARVIDSSON (SWE) 4-6 1-6


$50,000 Girona Spain
C50 29 Sep 2003 to 05 Oct 2003 Entry : DA Clay (I)
32 W Lubomira KURHAJCOVA (SVK) 6-2 7-6(4)
16 W Catalina CASTANO (COL) 6-4 6-4
QF W Lubomira BACHEVA (BUL) 7-5 6-4
SF W Conchita MARTINEZ-GRANADOS (ESP) 4-6 7-5 6-3
FR L Julia VAKULENKO (UKR) 5-7 0-2 RET


$75,000+H Bordeaux France
C75 15 Sep 2003 to 21 Sep 2003 Entry : JE Clay (I)
32 L Henrieta NAGYOVA (SVK) 1-6 4-6


U.S. Open Qualifying Draw USA
SL 19 Aug 2003 to 22 Aug 2003 Entry : DA Hard (I)
128 W Renata VORACOVA (CZE) 6-4 6-2
64 W Yuka YOSHIDA (JPN) 7-5 6-2
32 L Mara SANTANGELO (ITA) 2-6 2-6


World Group, Qualifying Round South Africa
FC 19 Jul 2003 to 20 Jul 2003 Entry : Hard (I)
L Amanda COETZER (RSA) 6-3 2-6 2-6
W Chanelle SCHEEPERS (RSA) 6-4 7-6(5)


$50,000 Vittel France
C50 07 Jul 2003 to 13 Jul 2003 Entry : DA Clay (I)
32 W Libuse PRUSOVA (CZE) 6-4 5-7 6-2
16 L Eva BIRNEROVA (CZE) 7-5 2-6 4-6


Wimbledon Great Britain
SL 23 Jun 2003 to 06 Jul 2003 Entry : Q Grass (I)
128 L Tatiana PEREBIYNIS (UKR) 4-6 7-5 9-11


Wimbledon Qualifying Draw Great Britain
SL 16 Jun 2003 to 19 Jun 2003 Entry : DA Grass (I)
128 W Anouska VAN EXEL (NED) 6-4 6-3
64 W Adriana SERRA ZANETTI (ITA) 6-2 6-4
32 W Eva BIRNEROVA (CZE) 7-5 6-3


$25,000 Grado Italy
C25 09 Jun 2003 to 15 Jun 2003 Entry : DA Clay (I)
32 W Margalita CHAKHNASHVILI (GEO) 6-7(4) 6-1 6-4
16 W Svetlana KRIVENCHEVA (BUL) 7-6(2) 6-3
QF W Ana JOVANOVIC (YUG) 7-5 6-2
SF L Catalina CASTANO (COL) 4-6 2-6


$75,000 Saint Gaudens France
C75 05 May 2003 to 11 May 2003 Entry : JE Clay (I)
32 W Ivana ABRAMOVIC (CRO) 4-6 6-4 6-3
16 W Sandra KLEINOVA (CZE) 6-3 6-3
QF W Anais LAURENDON (FRA) 4-6 7-6(2) 6-3
SF L Renata VORACOVA (CZE) 1-6 6-3 3-6


$75,000 Cagnes-Sur-Mer France
C75 28 Apr 2003 to 04 May 2003 Entry : JE Clay (I)
32 W Lubomira KURHAJCOVA (SVK) 1-6 7-6(4) 7-5
16 L Vera DOUCHEVINA (RUS) 4-6 0-6


Australian Open Qualifying Draw Australia
SL 09 Jan 2003 to 12 Jan 2003 Entry : DA Hard (I)
128 W Arantxa PARRA-SANTOJA (ESP) 6-4 6-7(4) 6-0
64 L Julia VAKULENKO (UKR) 2-6 2-6


RESULTS IN 2002

$25,000 Cairo Egypt
C25 28 Oct 2002 to 03 Nov 2002 Entry : DA Clay (I)
32 W Rushmi CHAKRAVARTHI (IND) 6-1 6-3
16 W Sandra KLEMENSCHITS (AUT) 6-4 6-4
QF W Maria WOLFBRANDT (SWE) 5-7 6-4 7-6(4)
SF W Petra CETKOVSKA (CZE) 7-5 6-1
FR W Kyra NAGY (HUN) 6-2 6-0

$25,000 Sedona USA
C25 14 Oct 2002 to 20 Oct 2002 Entry : DA Hard (I)
32 W Abigail SPEARS (USA) 6-0 7-6(2)
16 W Kristina BRANDI (USA) 6-4 6-2
QF L Mashona WASHINGTON (USA) 6-4 1-6 4-6


$25,000 Hallandale Beach USA
C25 07 Oct 2002 to 13 Oct 2002 Entry : DA Clay (I)
32 W Megan FALCON (USA) 6-2 6-1
16 W Maria-Elena CAMERIN (ITA) 6-3 6-4
QF L Bahia MOUHTASSINE (MAR) 4-6 5-7


$50,000 Girona Spain
C50 30 Sep 2002 to 06 Oct 2002 Entry : Q Clay (I)
32 W Severine BELTRAME (FRA) 6-0 6-4
16 L Lubomira KURHAJCOVA (SVK) 1-6 5-7


$50,000 Girona Qualifying Draw Spain
C50 28 Sep 2002 to 29 Sep 2002 Entry : DA Clay (I)
32 W Jorgelina CRAVERO (ARG) 2-6 6-2 6-1
16 W Rita KUTI KIS (HUN) 7-6(4) 6-3
QF W Rita DEGLI-ESPOSTI (ITA) 6-0 6-2


$25,000 Innsbruck Austria
C25 12 Aug 2002 to 18 Aug 2002 Entry : JE Clay (I)
32 W Maria KONDRATIEVA (RUS) 6-3 6-3
16 W Julia SCHRUFF (GER) 6-4 6-3
QF W Zuzana KUCOVA (SVK) 1-0 RET
SF W Eva MARTINCOVA (CZE) 5-7 6-1 6-2
FR L Sybille BAMMER (AUT) 6-7(6) 1-6


World Group, Qualifying Round Czech Republic
FC 20 Jul 2002 to 21 Jul 2002 Entry : Clay (I)
W Maureen DRAKE (CAN) 6-1 6-0


$25,000 Edinburgh Great Britain
C25 06 May 2002 to 12 May 2002 Entry : JE Clay (I)
32 W Francesca LUBIANI (ITA) 6-2 4-6 6-0
16 W Maria GEZNENGE (BUL) 6-4 7-5
QF W Sophie GEORGES (FRA) 6-0 6-0
SF W Conchita MARTINEZ-GRANADOS (ESP) 3-6 6-3 6-1
FR W Sofia ARVIDSSON (SWE) 4-6 6-4 7-6(2)


$25,000 Juarez Mexico
C25 18 Mar 2002 to 24 Mar 2002 Entry : JE Clay (I)
32 W Tracy ALMEDA-SINGIAN (USA) 7-6(4) 6-2
16 W Stanislava HROZENSKA (SVK) 6-2 6-1
QF L Maria SANCHEZ LORENZO (ESP) 1-6 7-5 3-6


RESULTS IN 2000

$25,000 Prostejov Qualifying Czech Republic
C25 15 Apr 2000 to 16 Apr 2000 Entry : WC Clay (I)
32 W Christiane HOPPMANN (GER) 6-4 6-0
16 L Martina MULLER (GER) 0-6 6-7(4)

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 27th, 2004, 09:42 PM
Well Barbora had a dream start to 2004, representing the Czech Republic at the Hopman Cup. She played 3 girls inside the top 10, and posted more than respectable scorelines against all of them.

VS Davenport 4-6 3-6
VS Myskina 3-6 6-7
VS Mauresmo 3-6 4-6

Along with those matches, she was undoubtly one of the most popular players to ever grace the Mixed teams event, they crowd simply fell in love with her :hearts:

Then she turned her attention to the Australian Open. She breezed through Qualifying with easy wins over Hrozenska, Rodionova and Benesova to reach the Main Draw. She then upset Arantxa Parra in the First round to secure her first win at a Grand Slam :D
She then lead Lina Krasnoroutskaya 3-2 in the third set and had chances to go to 4-2, however her inexperienced showed and Lina progressed in three :sad: :(

Udachi Barbora :D 2004 is yours :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 8th, 2004, 09:57 PM
Hmmmm, I wonder what Barbora is up to. She hasn't entered any of the European Indoor events nor Hyderabad or Memphis. I wonder what her plans are.

Perhaps a trip to Doha and Dubai? Who knows ;)

Udachi Barbora :) :D :banana:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 13th, 2004, 08:11 AM
My mistake :p, Barbora is playing next week in Memphis.

Her qualifying draw:
Strycova vs. Lee
Spears vs. Rao
Mueller vs. Xie
Castellvi vs. Voskoboeva


Udachi Barbora :) :D :banana:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 13th, 2004, 08:13 AM
Then after Memphis, Barbora has entered both Doha and Acapulco. On both lists she is still among the Alternates , but hopefully with some withdrawals she should move up. :) :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 14th, 2004, 05:56 AM
Yay - Barbora won her first match easily, 6-0 6-2 against Alternate Carla Tiene of Brazil.

(2)B Strycova d (alt)C Tiene 60 62
A Spears d S Rao 61 64
Y Xie d A Mueller 64 62
(6)G Voskoboeva d V Castellvi 60 36 64

So next up is Abigail Spears, then most likely Galya V.

Go Barbora! You can do it! :D :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 15th, 2004, 03:46 AM
Abigail Spears def Barbora Strycova 6-1 7-5. :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Barbora WTF happened there? :tape:

:sad:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 16th, 2004, 05:11 AM
Barbora is still in Memphis, as she is playing Doubles with Eva Fislova. They won their 1st Qualifying match and now face Amy Frazier and whoever she is partnering. :o

Udachi Barbora/Eva. :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 17th, 2004, 04:47 AM
Barbora and Eva upset Amy Frazier/Janet Lee 6-7 6-1 6-3 to Qualify for the Main Draw. They now face the seeded pair of Lisa McShea/Bryanne Stewart. :)

Udachi. :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 17th, 2004, 08:54 PM
McShea/Musgrave def Strycova/Fislova 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-4. :rolleyes: :banghead:

Barbora and Eva led 3-1 in the second set as well. :tape: :sad:

Sharapova's_Boy
Feb 28th, 2004, 03:23 AM
Hmm, Barbora didn't play Doha nor Acapulco (unless she has a WC for the MD ;) ) but her next tournament will be Indian Wells. :)

Good luck Barbora! :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 3rd, 2004, 08:49 AM
Barbora's commitment list:

:yeah: Indian Wells, USA --> Currently in the Next-in list for the Qualifying field.

:yeah: Amelia Island, USA --> Again in the next-in list for Qualifying.

:yeah: Charleston, USA --> Again in the next-in list for Qualifying.

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 3rd, 2004, 08:51 AM
It will be interesting to see what Barbora does, especially concerning the American clay events. Perhaps she should come to Europe and play Estoril/Casablanca, etc.
She would easily make the Main Draws of them :)

Udachi Barbora. :yeah:

Epigone
Mar 11th, 2004, 09:38 PM
Barbora, good luck in your 1st round match at IW. You're a great player, so keep up the hard work and success will follow :)

Epigone
Mar 12th, 2004, 02:53 AM
Barbora defeated Angela Haynes 6-2 6-4 to advance to the 2nd round :yippee:

Greenout
Mar 12th, 2004, 09:00 AM
Hurrah!! Thanks for putting a TGIF smile on my face. Babs really has
to play more events. IMHO she's just as good as Golovin and her peer
group.

Come on KID!!!!!!!!

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 12th, 2004, 09:55 PM
Udachi Barbora, good luck against Eleni :yeah:

Indian Wells Results

Q1: Barbora Strycova (CZE) def Eva Fislova (SVK) 6-4 6-1
Q2: Barbora Strycova (CZE) def Conchita Martinez Granados (ESP) 6-3 6-2

R1: Barbora Strycova (CZE) def WC-Angela Haynes (USA) 6-2 6-4

Greenout
Mar 14th, 2004, 03:30 AM
According to the WTA website she has won the Eleni match.

Congrats! KID!!!!!!!!!!

Epigone
Mar 14th, 2004, 04:29 AM
It appears that Barbora won 3-6 6-4 6-1 :bounce:

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 15th, 2004, 08:06 AM
Udachi Barbora :D :yeah:

Finally a win over a top player, well done. :hug:

Epigone
Mar 15th, 2004, 08:23 PM
Barbora won her 3rd round match against Iveta Benesova 61 21 ret.

Iveta :sad:. It's bad when your opponent retires, but Barbora seemed to be in control.

This win sets up a 4th round matchup with (unless there is a massive upset)Justine Henin-Hardenne :eek:

Go Barbora!!! :bounce:

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 16th, 2004, 06:14 AM
Udachi Barbora, Well done :D :yeah:

The match with Justine should be good, as it will point out what Barbora needs to work on. ;)

TheBoiledEgg
Mar 16th, 2004, 12:57 PM
Barbora into rd4 :D :)
good luck today vs Justine Henin

Barbora pics
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Greenout
Mar 17th, 2004, 01:22 PM
Barbora did pretty good today. Impressed new people, and kept a
good account of herself. I didn't get to see the match; but things
got pretty wonky in the second set. She was up 4-1 at one point
until Juju smelled DOHA fumes, and took it to another level.

Hope to see Barbora in more Tier 1 tournaments.
A very good showing for the teenager. Too bad she didn't get a
chance to be in Maria's section of the draw, rather than up against
Justine.

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 19th, 2004, 06:53 AM
Bad luck Barbora :sad:
But a great scoreline against the world #1 :drool: :hug:

Hopefully she is still playing Miami :)
Udachi :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 19th, 2004, 06:54 AM
Also, after her great Indian Wells run Barbora should make her debut in the top 100 :D :hearts:

Udachi Barbora :hug:

Epigone
Mar 24th, 2004, 04:44 AM
Barbora defeated Yulia Beygelzimer 2-6 6-4 6-1 in her first round qualifying match in Miami. She then defeated Gisela Dulko 7-5 6-2 later that day to set up a third round meeting with Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie.

After her great performance at IW, Barbora has cracked the top 100, moving from #116 to #97 :yippee:

cooldudeanzela
Mar 24th, 2004, 05:23 AM
hey know her email but i cant give it

Greenout
Mar 24th, 2004, 08:44 AM
Barbora defeated Yulia Beygelzimer 2-6 6-4 6-1 in her first round qualifying match in Miami. She then defeated Gisela Dulko 7-5 6-2 later that day to set up a third round meeting with Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie.

After her great performance at IW, Barbora has cracked the top 100, moving from #116 to #97 :yippee:


Hurrah!!

You know what this means, right? I'm sure we she can
get into the main draw at RG and WIMBLEDON!!!!!!! :worship:

I might be pushing it; but it's not unresonable to see our young
charge make at least the 3rd round in both slams up there
with the other new, new, new, new generation tennis peer group.

Mathijs
Mar 25th, 2004, 06:15 PM
well that's a good improvement in the rankings. I might be wrong but hasn't she lost to Ruxandra in quali round 3 of Miami?! :confused:

Mathijs
Mar 25th, 2004, 06:30 PM
well that's a good improvement in the rankings. I might be wrong but hasn't she lost to Ruxandra in quali round 3 of Miami?! :confused: :tape:
Oops i was wrong.... :p :o Barbora won just in first round main draw in Miami against Reeves!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :kiss:

Greenout
Mar 26th, 2004, 02:47 AM
Barbora !!!!!!!! Come on KID!!!!!!!! :)

TheBoiledEgg
Mar 26th, 2004, 09:18 AM
well done Barbora ;) nice win :)


March 25, 2004

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Getting to Know...
Barbora Strycova

Former ITF Junior World Champion Barbora Strycova has had limited experience so far in WTA Tour events, but she’s certainly made the most of her opportunities. The Czech teenager's first two Tour main draws were in Grand Slam events, both times as a qualifier. At Wimbledon last year (her WTA Tour debut), she lost a heartbreaker in the first round against Tatiana Perebiynis 11-9 in the third set.

Then at the Australian Open in January, she reached the second round, where she pushed world No.25 Lina Krasnoroutskaya to three sets before losing.

Qualifying for her first regular Tour event at the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Barbora scored her career-best win over world No.35 Eleni Daniilidou en route to the fourth round.

Not at all daunted by the prospect of taking on world No.1 Justine Henin-Hardenne, Barbora relished the opportunity. After overcoming early nerves, she led the Belgian 4-1 in the second set before Henin-Hardenne recovered to win 63 64.

"She proved in the last few days that she's very good player," said Henin-Hardenne of Strycova after the match. Strycova, who turns 18 on March 28, received an early birthday present on Monday, debuting in the Top 100, a 105-spot in the past 12 months.

Barbora has been working with her current coach, Jan Havel, for the past four years, and the partnership has produced some impressive results, winning the 2002 and 2003 Australian Open girls’ singles titles and two ITF Women’s Circuit singles titles.

WTATour.com chatted with Barbora in Indian Wells.

When did you begin playing tennis?
I started when I was four-years-old. My sister played so my parents got me to try it when we were at the club with my sister one time. I also did figure skating, but I had to choose between tennis and figure skating. I had more fun with tennis. Plus it hurt when I fell in figure skating and it was dangerous. But I still do it sometimes because I love it. But it's dangerous with my tennis career now.

How does it feel to reach the fourth round of Tier I tournament?
I feel so happy. I was nervous before my (second round) match against Daniilidou. I never played her before and she's a seeded player. I thought I could win so I played better and better. It's a great win for me, my biggest win. It feels so great.

What do you like to do when you're not on the tennis court and can get away for a little bit?
I still have to do school. I like going to the cinema, inline skating and golf. That's my new thing, golf. I played golf in Bradenton and it was so relaxing and it's something different. I'm also getting my driver’s license now, so I like to practice.

Being a professional tennis player requires a lot of traveling. How do you feel about traveling and what is your favorite location?
Oh, I love to travel, I really do. I love Australia — the people and the atmosphere and the weather. I would like to go to Russia though; never been there. If I could live anywhere I would live in Australia or Sweden.

Who have you admired in the tennis world?
Steffi Graf was my hero. She was unbelievable on the court and behaved so well on the court. I want to be like that — the way she carried herself on court.

You seem like a very energetic person, one that doesn't like to stay still. When you have a day off, what do you like to do?
I hate a day off; I feel like I'm wasting time. I have to study but it's hard because I can't focus. I guess on my day off I'll play golf and try and stay busy all the time.

Does your family ever travel with you?
My father traveled when I was 12 and 13 but I didn't like that because he made me nervous. My mum can't watch, because she gets so nervous—she can't even look at me. My sister studied law and lives in US now.

Do you enjoy playing doubles? Or are you focusing on your singles career right now?
I love doubles. It's so fun and I'm not nervous on the court because I have someone next to me.

What makes you different from other people? What sets you apart?
I'm a little bit crazier than other people. I like to do crazy things, like jump in the pool with clothes on! And I love to smile.

BARBORA STRYCOVA FACT BOX
Born: March 28, 1986 in Plzen, Czech Republic
Lives: Plzen, Czech Republic
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Height: 1.65m
Weight: 55kg
Started playing tennis: Age 4
Favorite surface/s: Hardcourt/Grass
Playing style: Baseliner
Biggest weapon: Groundstrokes
WTA Rankings: No.97 in singles; No.237 in doubles
Career highlights: 2002 ITF Junior girls' singles World Champion; also doubles No.1 during 2002; winner of 2002-03 Australian Open girls' singles titles; best Tour result is 4r finish at 2004 Indian

Mathijs
Mar 26th, 2004, 12:23 PM
nice article! Barbora is really a sweet and beautiful girl! :D

Mathijs
Mar 27th, 2004, 03:14 PM
she lost against Lena L. in two sets :sad: :sad:

Sharapova's_Boy
Mar 28th, 2004, 12:24 AM
Bad luck Barbora. :sad: :sad:

:hearts: @ the ''getting to know'' interview, she's such a cutie. :drool:

Aussie_Kim
Mar 28th, 2004, 04:19 PM
She has good taste! :lol: She loves Australian! Then maybe I'm a bit biased! ;)

King Aaron
Mar 28th, 2004, 05:25 PM
Blessed Birthday Barbora! :D

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 3rd, 2004, 12:29 AM
Seems as thopugh Barbora has decided to play the American Green clay events :)

:yeah: Amelia Island, USA
Just a few places out of Qualies

:yeah: Charleston, USA
Made it into Qualies

Udachi Barbora :D :yeah:

daniela86
Apr 3rd, 2004, 08:37 AM
Good luck Barbora :) :hearts: :hearts: :kiss
What is her favourite court?
I think it is grass bur I am not sure! :D

Mathijs
Apr 3rd, 2004, 02:30 PM
GO Barbora Good luck at your next tournaments :bounce: :worship:

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 4th, 2004, 12:40 AM
Yay, Barbora made it into Amelia Island Qualies :D

Barbora Strycova def Teryn Ashley 6-3 7-6

Next up faces Alexandra Stevenson :tape:
Udachi Barbora :yeah: :D

Mathijs
Apr 4th, 2004, 03:17 PM
:woohoo: come om Barbora :D

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 5th, 2004, 12:24 AM
Barbora Strycova (CZE) def Alexandra Stevenson (USA) 6-2 6-1

Udachi Barbora :D :yeah:
Yay, she has now Qualified for the Main Draw.

Her draw:

3-Amelie Mauresmo VS Bye
Maria Vento-Kabchi VS Akiko Morigami
Q-Barbora Strycova VS Melinda Czink
13-Anna Pistolesi VS Jennifer Hopkins

She should really win her first match against Melinda, then things get interesting. ;)
I really want to see a Barbora/Anna match, just to see how Barbora goes against those types of players. We know Barbora can handle the big hitters, and have competitive close matches with them, but how will she go against the Moon-Balling Mama?

Udachi Barbora :D :yeah:

Mathijs
Apr 5th, 2004, 10:38 AM
well done Barbora GO barbora vs Czink :bounce: :bounce:

Epigone
Apr 6th, 2004, 04:09 AM
Barbora defeated Melinda Czink 7-6(1) 6-1 :woohoo:

The stats are here (http://www.blchamps.com/pages/comp/stats/Match13797.html). She hit 28 winners and only 14 UEs :yeah:.

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 6th, 2004, 08:57 AM
Udachi Barbora :D :yeah:
Match stats look great from her :hearts: :hug:

Mathijs
Apr 6th, 2004, 02:38 PM
:yeah: Barbora well done!! :bounce:

Epigone
Apr 7th, 2004, 08:13 AM
Barbora, I hope that you play your best tennis in your match against Anna :bounce:

Mathijs
Apr 7th, 2004, 11:04 AM
Good luck Barbora against Anna :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 7th, 2004, 11:04 AM
Udachi Barbora :yeah:
If you can play your best, you will win :D

Aussie_Kim
Apr 7th, 2004, 01:56 PM
Good Luck Barbora!
You can do it!

hoekie274
Apr 7th, 2004, 07:23 PM
Barbora Strycova (Cze) - Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi (Isr/13) 2-6 6-4 7-6 (7-1)

TheBoiledEgg
Apr 7th, 2004, 07:34 PM
wow, Barbora :D :banana:
great win :yeah:

very pleased she won this :)
now go and beat Amelie tomorrow :)

Epigone
Apr 7th, 2004, 09:28 PM
This is a great win :yippee:

The stats from the match are here (http://www.blchamps.com/pages/comp/stats/Match13824.html) and are really interesting.

The stats that stand out for me are 42 winners vs 79 UEs :eek: and 40 of 58 of points won on net approches. Barbora must have been charging to the net :yeah:.

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 8th, 2004, 02:22 AM
Udach Barbora :yeah: Well done :D

:eek: @ the match stats.
Great to see Barbora moving forward more, she has excellent volleys and should definitly incorporate this into her game :D

Good luck against Amelie :hug:

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 9th, 2004, 01:02 AM
Barbora lost :sad: :(
3-6 4-6

But the match stats were good, both players seemed to of played well - losts of winners and not alot of UE's ;)
Also Barbora came into the net alot again :D :yeah:

Epigone
Apr 9th, 2004, 01:22 AM
It's disappointing that Barbora lost, but it's encouraging to see that she has played well against the top players this year. Hopefully she will keep improving with each tournament :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 13th, 2004, 02:45 AM
Nice couple of weeks from Barbora, she's risen to #70 in the rankings :eek:

Udachi :D :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 15th, 2004, 05:41 AM
Barbora will be playing Fed Cup for the Czech Republic next week :D

Udachi :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 29th, 2004, 11:22 PM
Barbora's Fed Cup results :-

Francesca Schiavone def Barbora Strycova 5-7 6-1 6-0 :sad:

Barbora Strycova def Maria Elena Camerin 7-5 3-6 6-4 :D

Sharapova's_Boy
Apr 29th, 2004, 11:24 PM
Upcomming Tournaments :-

:yeah: Berlin, GER
In Qualifying Field

:yeah: Rome, ITA
In Qualifying Field

:yeah: Strasbourg, FRA
In Main Draw

:yeah: French Open, FRA
In Main Draw

:yeah: Birmingham, GBR
In Main Draw

Sharapova's_Boy
May 1st, 2004, 04:21 AM
Some Pictures of Barbora in the Fed Cup:

http://www.fedcup.com/shared/medialibrary/image/gallery/FC_1209_gallery.JPG

Sharapova's_Boy
May 1st, 2004, 04:22 AM
http://www.fedcup.com/shared/medialibrary/image/gallery/FC_1214_gallery.JPG

Sharapova's_Boy
May 1st, 2004, 04:23 AM
http://www.fedcup.com/shared/medialibrary/image/gallery/FC_1213_gallery.JPG

Sharapova's_Boy
May 1st, 2004, 04:24 AM
http://www.fedcup.com/shared/medialibrary/image/gallery/FC_1055_gallery.JPG

Sharapova's_Boy
May 1st, 2004, 04:26 AM
This week Barbora is playing Berlin Qualies, and her draw is as follows :-

Barbora Strycova (CZE) VS Tian Tian Sun (CHN)
Kveta Peschke (CZE) VS Dally Randriantefy (MAD)

Best of luck Barbora :D :hug:

Sharapova's_Boy
May 2nd, 2004, 05:12 AM
Barbora won :D
And here's what GoDominique said in his review :-

Barbora Strycova def. Tian Tian Sun 7-5 6-3
Interesting match because Barbora had a bad fall (which I didn't see) at 7-5 3-1. Until she had struggled a bit but overall had been the better player, while Tian was solid but not more.
Barbora got treatment on her ankle and it didn't look too good. But she continued, and as usual it was the opponent who suffered the most from the injury. Instead of making Barbora run, Tian kept missing. Barbora broke again for 5-2, then led 40-0 but gave away the game. She seemed to be troubles by the injury, so still hope for Tian but again she made errors, lost serve and the match.

Nice win Barbora :D Good luck against Randriantefy :banana:
And hopefully the ankle is okay :sad: :hug:

Sharapova's_Boy
May 2nd, 2004, 05:15 AM
Barbora in action at Berlin

http://www.red2proserver.de/mcgo2003/fotoarchiv/fotogalerie/01052004/0105strycova_IMG_3581.JPG

Sharapova's_Boy
May 2nd, 2004, 05:17 AM
http://www.red2proserver.de/mcgo2003/fotoarchiv/fotogalerie/01052004/0105strycova_IMG_3572.JPG

Barbora showing some emotion. ;)

Sharapova's_Boy
May 2nd, 2004, 05:18 AM
http://www.red2proserver.de/mcgo2003/fotoarchiv/fotogalerie/01052004/0105strycova_IMG_3642.JPG

:sad:

Mathijs
May 2nd, 2004, 07:35 AM
thanks for the piccies Kimmie's boy!!! they're really nice too see except the last one :sad: :tears:

Sharapova's_Boy
May 4th, 2004, 06:43 AM
:wavey: NorthernLight :D

Barbora is into the Main Draw, after beating Randriantefy 6-4 6-3 :D

However she has a tough 1st match with Nathalie Dechy. :sad:

Best of luck Barbora :D :yeah:

Sharapova's_Boy
May 4th, 2004, 06:50 AM
More pics:
http://www.red2proserver.de/mcgo2003/fotoarchiv/fotogalerie/02052004/0205strycova_IMG_3864.JPG

Sharapova's_Boy
May 5th, 2004, 11:24 AM
Barbora lost :sad:

Can't remember the score, although it was 2 very close sets ;) :sad:

:bigcry:

BK4ever
May 5th, 2004, 11:39 PM
Damn, she is playing five weeks in a row! and why is she chosing to play all the big tournament, I hope she plays a few small tournaments and tries to win a title, she better not take the Anna K road and play all big events...see how that turned out...

daniela86
May 11th, 2004, 04:29 PM
Nice pictures Kimmie's boy :yeah:

And GOOD LUCK Barbora in Strasbourg!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: Hope you'll reach at least the 1/4 :kiss:

Sammm
May 12th, 2004, 03:22 PM
Hi :wavey: Another Barbora fan here:hearts:

Sharapova's_Boy
May 13th, 2004, 12:50 PM
:wavey: Sammm

Barbora didn't play Rome this week, although she was entered.

Hopefully she's just taking a break and resting, and not injured ;) :sad:

daniela86
May 17th, 2004, 01:20 PM
Barbora won her first match at Strasbourg :bigclap: :bigclap: :bigclap: :bigclap: :bigclap: :bigclap:!!!!
Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. Tamarine Tanasugarn (THA) 62 67(5) 63
Well done :yeah: and good luck for the whole tournament!!! :)

Epigone
May 17th, 2004, 09:30 PM
Barbora won :woohoo:

She'll play Severine Beltrame in the 2nd round.

Sammm
May 18th, 2004, 10:48 AM
Looking good for the quarters at least.

snoop
May 18th, 2004, 07:26 PM
:wavey:

I watched Barbora on monday :D she is quite funny, complaining most of the time even when she won the point :shout: and she played lots of stops because Tamarine was too slow to handle it
but she wasnt able to finish the match :mad: served twice for the match in the second set and was 5-2 up in the tie break...

she sprained her ankle during the match and had a treatment (just like in Berlin) :(
her ankle was already taped before the match but it seemed it was no problem for her this time :)
hope she can go far here :bounce: :bounce:

Epigone
May 25th, 2004, 05:54 AM
Barbora plays Els Callens in the 1st round of the French Open.

Go Barbora! :bounce:

daniela86
May 25th, 2004, 03:27 PM
My Barbora won 6/3 6/2 against Els Callens:D :D :D :D :D :bounce: :bounce: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: I'm so glad!!!
Thursday, she will play against the winner of Molik-Myskina! A though match :( but I believe she can do something good !!
GO BARBORA!!!!!!!! :worship: :kiss:

Epigone
May 25th, 2004, 09:33 PM
Barbora will play Myskina in the 2nd round. They met at the Hopman Cup earlier in the year, and Barbora put up a good fight. I think that Barbora has a much better chance on clay because Myskina doesn't really like this surface. Barbora has the chance for an upset.

Epigone
May 27th, 2004, 03:21 PM
So much for my prediction :o

Myskina defeated Barbora 6-0 6-4 :sad:

daniela86
May 27th, 2004, 07:36 PM
I expected a better fight from Barbora :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:
I hope she'll have better luck next time :D
I love you Barbora :hug: :kiss:

daniela86
Jun 7th, 2004, 03:02 PM
Barbora won a double title last week in a 75 000$ challenger in Czech Republic :yeah: She reaches the top 200 in double for the first time this week!
And today she plays in Birmingham (Tier3) on grass against Shenay Perry!!! Good luck Barbora!!!! :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts:

Sammm
Jun 30th, 2004, 10:44 AM
Barbora's in a bit of a singles slump. she and David rikl are in r3 of the mixed doubles today. They beat Arnold/ Widjaja 7-6, 7-5 :)
Good luck :kiss:

Sammm
Jul 1st, 2004, 10:05 AM
Barbora in to quarters of the mixed :yeah:

Peer101
Jul 31st, 2004, 04:51 PM
http://www.kids-tennis.com/movie/kt3_mov/mov05.html

Barbora Movie

Junior Wimbloden age 15

Epigone
Aug 7th, 2004, 10:48 PM
Barbora is playing Magui Serna in the 1st round of Sopot

I'm going to be at the tournment all week, so I'll go to her matches and try to post a report and some pics here. I also managed to get a press pass, so I'll see if I can get an interview with her. But no promises :angel:

Epigone
Aug 11th, 2004, 08:50 AM
Barbora withdrew from Sopot due to illness :sad:

Mathijs
Aug 14th, 2004, 08:08 AM
I spotted Barbora at the Olympic Opening Ceremony :yeah:, she looked gr8!!!!!! :hearts: :drool:

Kutuzova
Aug 14th, 2004, 11:59 AM
GO BARBORA take out Justine. Show the world the talent u have!

Sammm
Aug 14th, 2004, 01:22 PM
Poor Barbora, she plays the top seeds in both Olympic events.
She challenged Justine in Indian Wells, so Justine may be in for a tough battle.

Epigone
Aug 14th, 2004, 06:23 PM
Go Barbora! :bounce:

Mathijs
Aug 14th, 2004, 07:25 PM
Good luck in the Olympics Barbora!!!! :hearts: :bounce:

Epigone
Aug 17th, 2004, 08:21 PM
Barbora lost 6-3 6-4 to Henin-Hardenne in singles and 6-2 3-6 6-1 to Kuznetsova/Likhovtseva in doubles :sad:

Epigone
Sep 28th, 2004, 05:41 PM
Barbora is playing in Guangzhou this week. She will play doubles with Dinara Safina.

Barbora won her 1st round singles match 6-2 6-1, and won her 1st round doubles match 6-3 6-4 :woohoo:

Mathijs
Sep 28th, 2004, 05:48 PM
well done Barbora, great match you've played today, hope you do really well in the rest of the tournament and the rest of the year!!! :yeah:
also great that you have wone your first round doubles match, keep up the good form!! :bounce: :bounce: :yeah: :yippee:

Kutuzova
Sep 28th, 2004, 06:33 PM
Keep it up Barbora, nice job!

Andy.
Sep 30th, 2004, 12:29 PM
She will now play Safina for a spot in the Semi Finals

Epigone
Oct 1st, 2004, 10:49 AM
Barbora defeated Dinara Safina 6-4 6-1 :eek:, and is now into the SF

Go Barbora!!! :woohoo:

Mathijs
Oct 1st, 2004, 04:24 PM
:woohoo: great result, keep it up Barbora!! Win this title now Barbora! :yeah: :bounce:

This match was really difficult for me, i didn't know who to root for...,so i thought it doesn't really matter for me who wins, i'm dignified with anyone who wins this match ;)

Kutuzova
Oct 4th, 2004, 11:20 PM
Does anyone have any Barbora matches on tape that they would like to sell?

Wiggly
Oct 6th, 2004, 12:50 AM
I don't have tape but I know on www.cztenis.cz they have some smalls videos! I will find it and put it here! :)

Kutuzova
Oct 6th, 2004, 08:42 PM
Thanx that would be awsome!

Wiggly
Oct 8th, 2004, 07:34 PM
Sa promised: http://www.cztenis.cz/index.php?id1=2&id2=61

It's 2 smalls videos of Fed Cup 2002!

-match point
-somes points where we only see Barbora

Hope you will be happy!

Kutuzova
Oct 15th, 2004, 11:37 AM
Thanx for the awsome clips

Kutuzova
Oct 16th, 2004, 04:12 PM
Barbora is scheduled for Saint Raphael 50,000$, she is expected to be the top seed and it does not look like, by the entry list that anyone should threaten her for the title.

Good Luck Barbora, play well and take this!

Wiggly
Oct 17th, 2004, 07:26 PM
She could face Camille Pin (the winner of 2003) in quarter :fiery:

Good luck Barbora and I hope a good tournament!

Kutuzova
Oct 19th, 2004, 01:00 AM
Barbora def. Callena 4-6 6-3 6-3 1st rd. Saint Raphael 50,000$

Mathijs
Oct 19th, 2004, 11:58 AM
great Barbora!!! :yeah:, pls win this tourny as the top seed......

Kutuzova
Oct 20th, 2004, 11:23 PM
2nd rd. def. Birnerova 6-2 7-6

now she plays Pin

Keep it up Barbora!!!!

Mathijs
Oct 21st, 2004, 08:50 AM
well done Barbora :bounce: :worship: keep it up!!!

Kutuzova
Oct 21st, 2004, 09:34 PM
Barbora and Galina are in the finals of the doubles!

beat laine/svensson in SF 6-1 6-4

Mathijs
Oct 22nd, 2004, 11:53 AM
great, hopefully she can win both titles :yeah:

Jedem Barbora!! :worship:

Kutuzova
Oct 22nd, 2004, 07:26 PM
Barbora is seeded 2 in Linz Qualies;
dont know what she is going to do but she plays Pin 1st round who she is also playing QF in 50K today

Kutuzova
Oct 23rd, 2004, 03:41 PM
Barbora def. Pin 5-7 6-2 7-5
Barbora def. Rousseau 6-0 1-6 6-4

Dont really like these scores but I am glad u are winning. Now take the doubles title and singles tomorrow!

I guess she is out of Linz

Kutuzova
Oct 23rd, 2004, 09:04 PM
Barbora was replaced with Roesch for Linz

Mathijs
Oct 24th, 2004, 08:32 AM
Barbora def. Pin 5-7 6-2 7-5
Barbora def. Rousseau 6-0 1-6 6-4

Dont really like these scores but I am glad u are winning. Now take the doubles title and singles tomorrow!

I guess she is out of Linz

well done Barbora and indeed now take the dubz and singles crown today!! :yeah: :bounce: :bounce:

Epigone
Oct 26th, 2004, 12:19 PM
Barbora took the title by defeating Cohen-Aloro 6-1 6-2 in the final

Congratulations!!!

Mathijs
Oct 26th, 2004, 08:51 PM
Congrats Barbora on winning the title :aparty: :aparty: :yeah: :bounce:, i'm very very happy with this win and i am proud of you!!

Mathijs
Dec 13th, 2004, 03:53 PM
Barbora is committed to the Uncle Toby's Hardcourts in Gold Coast and the Moorilla International in Hobart in preparation for the AO.

good luck Barbora, hopefully you'll have a good start in 2005 :yeah: :)

Gowza
Dec 20th, 2004, 03:50 AM
i saw barbora play at the hopman cup start of this year, she is a very nice player, would be good to see her establish herself in the top 50 next year! good luck!

Yavaija
Jan 11th, 2005, 12:02 AM
Hello all of Barbora Strycova people who like her too.
Is maybe it possible to put picture of Barbora in a message?

daniela86
Jan 12th, 2005, 08:16 PM
Hello all of Barbora Strycova people who like her too.
Is maybe it possible to put picture of Barbora in a message?
yes, you have to click of the 9th above (the yellow with a mountain) icon and copy the link of the picture you what to share with us :p :)
welcome to the board barbora fan :bigwave::kiss: :hug:
i hope barbora will show good things, even better than last year at oz open :) :) :kiss: goooooooo!!

Yavaija
Jan 23rd, 2005, 04:08 AM
Very BAD for Barbora in Australian Open :( :( :(

Yavaija
Jan 23rd, 2005, 04:10 AM
yes, you have to click of the 9th above (the yellow with a mountain) icon and copy the link of the picture you what to share with us :p :)
welcome to the board barbora fan :bigwave::kiss: :hug:
i hope barbora will show good things, even better than last year at oz open :) :) :kiss: goooooooo!!

Thank you very much! I will post some photographs of Barbora now. :D

Yavaija
Jan 23rd, 2005, 04:12 AM
http://www.dama.cz/sport/strycova_barbora.jpg

[IMG]http://www.dama.cz/sport/strycova_barbora.jpg[IMG]

Look good in this photograph :)

daniela86
Feb 2nd, 2005, 06:24 PM
indeed, it was at oz open junior, i think:) in my opinion, we'll see her with the Oz Open pro trophy soon:) :D
She plays Ortisei (challenger 75 000 dollars) this week , is first seed and won her first match against Tamela in 3 sets :yippee: :yippee: Go Barbora, win this tournament to boost your confidence!! :) :) :bounce:

Andy.
Feb 15th, 2005, 10:51 AM
Hello all Im a new Fan of Barbora's and would like to say hello to you all and i hope she can do well this year

Epigone
Feb 16th, 2005, 01:10 PM
(5) Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. (Q) Vanina Garcia Sokol (ARG) 76(5) 61 in the 1st round of Copa Colsanitas in Bogota.

She plays Zsofia Gubacsi in the 2nd round.

Good luck!

Mathijs
Feb 16th, 2005, 02:05 PM
Great result Barbora!!! :yeah:

Keep it going!!! Good luck :worship:

Andy.
Feb 16th, 2005, 11:29 PM
Well done Barbora good luck next round this would be a great first title.

Andy.
Feb 17th, 2005, 11:44 PM
Barbora won her second round 63 60 she is playing really well. Good luck in the Qtr finals

daniela86
Feb 18th, 2005, 09:00 AM
Great results :bigclap: :bigclap: i think Barbora can be really really good on clay! Today, she 'll play against the second seed Flavia Pennetta :scared: :scared: it should be a close match, hope Barbie can take this one :scared:
Barbora also plays doubles with Kurhajcova, they are 4th seed and play in QF perebiynis/czink, the match was suspended because of rain yesterday.Barbie/Lubo lead 7/6 4*/4 15/0! Good luck in single+ in doubles Barbora!!! :) Btw, Barbora won ortisei in doubles with Pisnik, she is at her high ranking this week 151th.Me think she can reach the top 100 soon (especially if she wins Bogota), she was a top double player in junior, so why not in pro too?

Andy.
Feb 19th, 2005, 01:46 AM
Unfortunatly Barbora lost 62 61 not a great result but she played a good tournament. I assume she is playing IW and Miami next good luck Barbora

Mathijs
Feb 19th, 2005, 08:50 AM
pity Barbora, but you played a good tournament, Good luck in your next tournament! :bounce:

Yavaija
Feb 26th, 2005, 04:11 AM
Barbora made Semi Finals in Bogota :kiss:

Andy.
Mar 9th, 2005, 10:06 AM
Barbora has a winnable first round match and then will have a toughy against Petrova round two good luck Barbora

Mathijs
Mar 10th, 2005, 11:27 AM
I think Barbora can win from Serra-Zanetti....

So Let's go Barbora :worship:

daniela86
Mar 10th, 2005, 11:44 AM
I agree with you northa, she should and can win against serra zanetti! :kiss: :) :D go girl!! :bounce: :bounce: :D :woohoo:
It's a pity she doesn't play doubles :sad:

Andy.
Mar 11th, 2005, 07:09 AM
Unfortunatly she lost in 3 sets with not much of a fight in the third. I dont know whats wrong with her this year she seems to be going backwards in form.

Mathijs
Mar 12th, 2005, 09:01 PM
Barbora :sad: :( i was expecting a win ag. Serra Zanetti but okay better luck in Miami, which i believe (not sure) is Barbora's next tourney

daniela86
Mar 13th, 2005, 11:27 AM
disappointing loss :bigcry: :bigcry: :bigcry: :bigcry: better luck at miami sweetie :hug: :) :)

Andy.
Apr 3rd, 2005, 10:52 PM
2 consecutive first round losses. I hope its just the second year blues. I have noticed people saying that she has a good defencive/attacking game and all she needs to do is improve her attitude and her fitness. I hope she can do that in the future because she has top 20 potential.

Mathijs
Apr 8th, 2005, 01:59 PM
hopefully Barbora's year will be going better when the clay season starts again....
She has indeed a good defensive/attacking game, hope it brings her back to the top 50 again!! :yeah:

Andy.
Apr 8th, 2005, 10:47 PM
she has got a lot of potential i just hope she doesnt throw it away. Hard work is all thats needed and she could be a great player

Andy.
Apr 13th, 2005, 09:43 AM
Woo Hoo Barbora won her first round in Charleston defeating Conchita Martinez 63 64 and in the second round will play Jelena Kostanic. I really think clay is by far her best surface and i hope she can take advantage of this throughout her career. Good luck next round Barbora.

I really think we need to get this thread more up and running and support and chat about her more. :wavey:

Mathijs
Apr 13th, 2005, 03:04 PM
great win for Barbora, i hate this 2nd round match cuz again 2 of my faves will play eachother, both need this win, so i am not really sure who to root for. so i wish Barbora all the best and hopefully she's gunna pull this one out!!! :yeah:

yeah i agree that we really should keep this thread more running, it's gunna be difficult for me both i'll try to post as much as possible ;)

Mathijs
Apr 13th, 2005, 06:29 PM
Barbora lost her match ag. Jelena Kostanic with 3-6 and 2-6, not a great result but okay, @ least Barbora has got a great tourney IMO hope she can continue in the forthcoming clayseason! :bounce:

Andy.
Apr 14th, 2005, 09:44 AM
It ws a winnable match but at your right at least she wasnt a first round loser. She just needs to build her confidence and match play and she will be a dangerous clay courter.

BK4ever
Apr 14th, 2005, 02:07 PM
Saw Barbora play Conchi...she was awesome, but she still has a very bad temper. But she would bounce right back and play well after and outburst.

Her main problem is her fitness (she has improved her serve tremendously). She is very overweight, especially given her height. She actually has a very noticeable gut :sad:

Instead of getting into better shape...she seems to be getting worse.

nouf
Apr 14th, 2005, 06:30 PM
one hq picture charleston 2005! enjoy!


http://pagesperso.laposte.net/wtahq/showthread.php?p=65#post65

Andy.
Apr 14th, 2005, 09:35 PM
Saw Barbora play Conchi...she was awesome, but she still has a very bad temper. But she would bounce right back and play well after and outburst.

Her main problem is her fitness (she has improved her serve tremendously). She is very overweight, especially given her height. She actually has a very noticeable gut :sad:

Instead of getting into better shape...she seems to be getting worse.

Yeah i have noticed that too i think all she has to do is improve her fitness and really work on her attitude and she could become a really good player. Thanks as always nouf

Wiggly
Apr 27th, 2005, 09:53 PM
From www.pragueopen.cz:

http://www.pragueopen.cz/2005/pix/off_bara.jpg

http://www.pragueopen.cz/2005/pix/fc_8.jpg
(training Fed Cup) :)

Andy.
Apr 27th, 2005, 10:12 PM
Thanks the pics are nice especially that first one she looks really pretty

Wiggly
Apr 27th, 2005, 10:34 PM
Barbora and Perebiynis are in Warsaw Doubles 1/2, saving 4 MP's in 1st round ag. Benesova/Talaja (7-6(8) in 3rd set)

Go Barbora ;)

Mathijs
Apr 28th, 2005, 09:34 PM
thanks for the pics Wig's :)


And Let's go Barbora in dubz, hope Barbora/Tati will come far....

Andy.
Apr 28th, 2005, 10:23 PM
Yeah the more wins she has the better hopefully that will soon transpire onto the singles court.

daniela86
Apr 29th, 2005, 02:02 PM
Barbora is in final in doubles with Tatiana Perebiynis :eek: They won 3-6 6-1 6-3 against Domachowska/Kirilenko :bigclap: :bigclap: Big Congrats! :bigclap: It's definitly an excellent tournament in doubles for Barbie :) :D :D She should play with Tatiana more often ;)

Mathijs
Apr 29th, 2005, 03:02 PM
Barbora is in final in doubles with Tatiana Perebiynis :eek: They won 3-6 6-1 6-3 against Domachowska/Kirilenko :bigclap: :bigclap: Big Congrats! :bigclap: It's definitly an excellent tournament in doubles for Barbie :) :D :D She should play with Tatiana more often ;)

Great!!! :yeah: indeed Dani, it's a excellent tournament for Barbie in dubz :) :D, hope she can get the title now.... :)

Andy.
Apr 29th, 2005, 09:44 PM
Good luck in the final it would be a great win.

daniela86
May 1st, 2005, 03:29 PM
Barbora/Tatiana won the doubles at Warsaw, they defeated Jans/Rosolska in 2 sets : 6/1 6/4 :aparty: :aparty: :worship: :bounce: :bowdown: :bowdown: It's Barbie's first title in doubles, plus it's a Tier2 = not bad :p :hehehe:
Congrats and keep on playing like that in doubles! :D I hope they'll play another tournament 2gether but i doubt since Alina Jidkova is Tatiana's permanent partner :sad: Jedem for the next tournament,Barbie!!:worship:

daniela86
May 1st, 2005, 08:22 PM
Barbora plays Rabat :) Here is the draw:

1)Na Li vs. Nicole Pratt
Qualifier vs. Lubomira Kurhajcova
Antonelle Serra-Zanetti vs. Melinda Czink
Qualifier vs. (5)Tamarine Tanasugarn

(4)Tathiana Garbin vs. Ludmila Cervanova
Sandra Mamic vs. Barbora Strycova :rocker: :rocker: :rocker: :rocker2:
Qualifier vs. Qualifier
Catalina Castano vs. (6)Jie Zheng

(8)Claudine Schaul vs. Maria Sanchez-Lorenzo
Emilie Loit vs. Lucky Loser
WC-Habiba Iffrakh vs. Lourdes Dominguez-Lino
Michaela Pastikova vs. (3)Maria Elena Camerin

(7)Arantxa Parra-Santonja vs. Severine Beltrame
Shikha Uberoi vs. Camille Pin
Anne Kremer vs. Mariana Diaz-Oliva
WC-Bahia Mouhtassine vs. (2)Nuria Llagostera-Vives

Wiggly
May 1st, 2005, 08:34 PM
Barbi can wins both title here :bounce: :) :cool:

Andy.
May 2nd, 2005, 11:29 AM
Good luck at this tournament Barbora win your first singles title here

Kutuzova
May 4th, 2005, 01:14 AM
Barbora def. Mamic 1st rd. 6-2 6-7(3) 6-4; Good job Barbora! This is a draw that you can go very far in! Next up Garbin. Good Luck Barbora!

Mathijs
May 4th, 2005, 08:18 AM
Well done Barbora, i also hope you can get your first title here :yeah:.....

Good Luck in the next rounds :bounce: :bounce: :worship:

Andy.
May 4th, 2005, 10:17 PM
Keep on winning Barbora

daniela86
May 5th, 2005, 10:07 PM
Barbie lost to Garbin 3/6 4/6 :sad: :sad: What a pity :bigcry:
Nevertheless, she is in 1/2 in doubles with Emilie Loit, they defeated the 3rd seeds Camerin/gARBIN (the revenge :devil: ) in 2 easy sets 6/3 6/3 :bounce: :bounce:
Take the title in dubz Barbie :aparty: 2 titles in a row would be damn cool :D :cool:

Mathijs
May 6th, 2005, 03:33 PM
Barbie :sad:

Hope u can take the dubz title now

Go Barbie :bounce:

Wiggly
May 7th, 2005, 11:21 AM
:worship: Wow :eek: Barbia is in Doubles final for the 2nd week in a row

Mathijs
May 7th, 2005, 06:12 PM
:worship: Wow :eek: Barbia is in Doubles final for the 2nd week in a row

Great, Barbie take the title now!!


BTW draw of Prague is out, Barbie plays in the 1th round ag. Anne Kremer, Kremer hasn't a good year this year, so Barbie should win ag. Kremer ;)

In the 2nd round a possibly interesting match ag. Iveta Benesova awaits, i think this match will be a great match to see (although i can't see it) and a nervebreaking and breathtaking match for me becuz my fave Czech players will play eachother :sad:

then Safina who's seeded 1 in Prague possibly awaits...

daniela86
May 7th, 2005, 08:38 PM
Barbie did it: she defeated with Loit 3-6 7-6(4) 7-5 Llagostera/Dominguez and won her 2nd title in a row :D :yeah: Congratulations Barbie :worship: :worship: :worship: :eek: Keep on playing that good!!!:cool: :cool:

Mathijs
May 8th, 2005, 03:41 PM
Great win and Congrats on winning your 2nd dubztitle this year Barbie :woohoo: :bounce:

Barbora is also playing dubz in Prague, her Partner will be Jelena Kostanic, there are chances for Barbie to win her 3rd dubz title in a row :D

Andy.
May 10th, 2005, 02:16 PM
Well done Barbora i hope this will translate to success on the singles court soon.

Mathijs
May 10th, 2005, 04:12 PM
Barbora lost to Anne Kremer today with 0-6 and 4-6 :bigcry: :tears: what a dissapointing loss, also Barbora got bageled....

:sad:

Kutuzova
May 10th, 2005, 05:14 PM
Bad loss Barbora, she is really struggling in singles, needs to take some of that doubles ability to the singles court

Andy.
May 10th, 2005, 10:06 PM
She really has gone backwards this year she was winning these matches last year. I hope she will get out of her slump soon.

daniela86
May 11th, 2005, 01:54 PM
I hope this awful slump will end soon too :sad: :sad: She had a QF at Strasbourg to defend and a 2nd round at French Open. If she doesn't win a match in both tournaments, she may knock out the top 100 :sad :sad: Barbie,wake up plz! :bowdown: :bowdown: Btw, she plays her 1st round in dubz with Kostanic today :D

Mathijs
May 12th, 2005, 12:25 PM
Barbora/Jelena have won their first dubz match ag. the no.4 seeds Gabriela Navratilova/Michaela Pastikova from the Czech Rep with 7-5 and 6-3, next opponents will be Darija Jurak and Lilia Osterloh...

Also found some pics of Barbie playing Prague :)

http://www.pragueopen.cz/2005/pix/strycova_ut.jpg

http://www.pragueopen.cz/2005/pix/strycova2_ut.jpg

http://www.pragueopen.cz/2005/pix/img00009.jpg

Wiggly
May 15th, 2005, 03:12 PM
She lost Doubles FInal 7-6 4-6 4-6 against Loit/Pratt :sad:

Mathijs
May 15th, 2005, 09:04 PM
She lost Doubles FInal 7-6 4-6 4-6 against Loit/Pratt :sad:

:bigcry:

Mathijs
May 18th, 2005, 09:39 AM
Seems that Barbora withdrew from Istanbul, she's replaced by Abramovic in the Istanbul draw, not sure why Barbie pulled out, else she woulda play today ag. Vaidisova the 2nd seed in Istanbul, was an interesting match, but unfortunately it won't be played :sad:

Andy.
May 22nd, 2005, 12:42 AM
First round v Dementieva will be tough but we all know how unpredictable she is.

Aleksz
May 25th, 2005, 07:03 PM
http://img37.echo.cx/img37/1729/strycova011cz.jpg

Mathijs
Jun 2nd, 2005, 09:55 PM
Barbora lost in the QF of Prostejov :sad: :(, where i thought Barbie coulda been in the final, luckily she still is in the dubz :D

Andy.
Jun 14th, 2005, 02:42 PM
Lets hope Barbora can get a good draw at Wimbledon and get some confidence back. She really needs it this year so far has been no where as good as last year but thats what often happens after a breakthru year. Good luck in future tournaments Barbora chin up and try and get some from back

Andy.
Jun 22nd, 2005, 12:30 PM
Well done Barbora on winning your first ever match at Wimbledon. good luck in the next round

Andy.
Jun 23rd, 2005, 01:58 AM
Barbora lost to Dinara Safina 26 26 but at least she won a match at Wimbledon. Lets hope she can pick it up for the rest of her year.

Mathijs
Jun 23rd, 2005, 07:29 AM
Pity for Barbora, she has fallen awfull alot in the rankings (round 120 i suppose) hope Barbie can get it back on track soon again :), really hope that

Andy.
Jul 8th, 2005, 03:51 AM
She has picked up in the rankings again after making the second round at Wimbledon to be just outside the top 100 so lest hope she can pick it up and have a good finish to the season. She really needs to use her all court game much more and get a lot fitter and get her on court attitude sorted.

Michael135
Jul 8th, 2005, 09:22 PM
Some photos of Barbora from her second round match against Dinara Safina, at Wimbledon

Andy.
Jul 9th, 2005, 12:00 AM
Thanks for the pictures

Yellow Moon
Jul 9th, 2005, 12:05 AM
Awsome pics, Ugfff...

Mathijs
Jul 16th, 2005, 04:16 PM
bummmpp



Try to keep this thread alive guys, i also will help ya, i saw that Barbora was in entry list of Vittel last week, but i haven't seen her not in the MD there, could someone tell me why she pulled out, or why she didn't play?


Thanx for your pics Michael!!! :)

Andy.
Jul 17th, 2005, 01:11 AM
I have no idea lets hope she is not injured. Maybe she is finally deciding to work on her fitness.

Mathijs
Jul 17th, 2005, 07:47 AM
I have no idea lets hope she is not injured. Maybe she is finally deciding to work ojn her fitness.

hope so, i wanna see her back inside the top 100 soon...

Andy.
Jul 17th, 2005, 11:23 AM
She really deserves to be there she has so much potential. She is never going to be a power player she could use and develop an all court game to huge affect as it would be a difference and she could definatly make top 20 if fully fit.

Mathijs
Jul 17th, 2005, 08:17 PM
She really deserves to be there she has so much potential. She is never going to be a power player she could use and develop an all court game to huge affect as it would be a difference and she could definatly make top 20 if fully fit.

indeed, i really hope she works on her fittness, and comes back stronger then ever, she deserves to be in the top 20!

Andy.
Jul 21st, 2005, 04:20 AM
Barbora is a direct entrent into the US open so that is good news.

Mathijs
Jul 21st, 2005, 08:11 AM
Yeah hope she does well there, wanna see her back into the top 100 soon, i think she can, if she has practiced really really hard, then she could be dangerous on the USO.

Does she play any tourneys before?, i think she has to qualify becuz she's outside the top 100 :crying2: or does she just play challengers?, haven't seen anything yet...

Andy.
Jul 21st, 2005, 09:46 AM
I think playing Challengers would be a great idea it would get her confidence back and get her match fit

Mathijs
Jul 21st, 2005, 03:43 PM
Yes and it would do good to her ranking as well ;) :)

Mathijs
Jul 26th, 2005, 08:50 PM
Barbora is 101 in the rankings this week..., hope she can crack the top 100 again soon :yeah:
And she's committed to play the 50k challenger of Martina Franca in Italy, begins on August 1th (the period that i'll be on holiday)

Andy.
Aug 10th, 2005, 11:22 AM
Barbora lost to a wild card first round which is really dissapointing. Her season seems to be going from bad to worse

Mathijs
Aug 15th, 2005, 02:43 PM
hey :wavey:

Sorry i didn't post for the last 3 weeks, i was on vacation, so inactive on here, have lost my sight a lil on Barbora hows she doing?

Andy.
Aug 16th, 2005, 01:16 PM
I have not heard much about her lately if she is playing challengers or not since her first round loss. She could play forest Hills as a warm up to the US Open but maybe she will decide just to work hard and come into the US Open fitter and ready to go.

Mathijs
Aug 24th, 2005, 09:20 PM
I have not heard much about her lately if she is playing challengers or not since her first round loss. She could play forest Hills as a warm up to the US Open but maybe she will decide just to work hard and come into the US Open fitter and ready to go.

Well Barbora will compete on the USO next week, she'll play in the first round against Marion Bartoli, and if she wins she'll play in the 2nd round against the winner of Perry against Molik the no.14 seed.

C'mon Barbora, let's get back to the top 100 again!!!! :bounce:

Andy.
Aug 25th, 2005, 01:17 AM
This is a pretty tough oppening round but at her best she could win this and challenge the matchless Molik lets hope she has been working hard and comes to play. Good luck Barbora

Andy.
Aug 30th, 2005, 08:50 AM
Barbora lost to Bartoli first round 3/6 0/6 so another dissapointing performance from her

Mathijs
Aug 30th, 2005, 09:48 PM
:( terrible loss :sad:, but i hope Barbora can pick it up again soon :)

Mathijs
Sep 1st, 2005, 02:48 PM
The USO isn't over for Barbora just yet, she'll play her first round doubles match with Kveta Peschke tonite..

I am sure she can do better then in singles, Goooo Barbora :yeah:

Andy.
Sep 1st, 2005, 10:47 PM
Good luck in the doubles

Sharapova's_Boy
Sep 5th, 2005, 05:18 AM
Oh Barbora, such a terrible year. :sobbing:

She really needs to get into better shape, and develop an all-round game. She has great volleys, but she never uses them. :sad:

Andy.
Sep 5th, 2005, 05:32 AM
Oh Barbora, such a terrible year. :sobbing:

She really needs to get into better shape, and develop an all-round game. She has great volleys, but she never uses them. :sad:

Tell me about it she needs a good coach and fitness trainer.

Sharapova's_Boy
Sep 5th, 2005, 05:36 AM
Barbora's upcomming tournaments :-

:yeah: III Portoroz, Slovenia.
:yeah: III Guanzghou, China.

She's in the Main Draw for both. :woohoo:

Hopefully we'll see some good results, considering she made the Semi Finals in Guangzhou last year. The bad news is that those points will be coming off. :sad:

Mathijs
Sep 6th, 2005, 08:03 PM
Well let's hope Barbora has some great results at both tourneys, hope she can return back to the top 100 before the season ends, C'mon Barbora you can do it, show them all you got!!! :bounce:

Andy.
Sep 13th, 2005, 10:43 AM
Good luck in these up an coming tournments Barbora. She really ahould do well in these tournaments if she is playing well. I hope the real Barbora turns up.

Mathijs
Sep 17th, 2005, 02:50 PM
Barbora will play the Banka Koper Open in Portoroz, Slovenia this upcoming week it's a tier IV tournament, in which i hope Barbora will find her way to the top 100 again, must be possible for Barbora to end the year in the top 100, don't you think?.

Barbora will play a Q in the first round, Q are always tough to play, so i wonder who will the opponent of Barbora..., in round 2, Katarina Srebotnik the no.6 seed, or Henrieta Nagyova will be awaiting..

Good Luck in this tournament Barbora!! you can do it girl :bounce:

Andy.
Sep 18th, 2005, 03:10 AM
She definatly deserves to be in the top 100 and she is not that far away. She is very capable of doing well in these smaller tournaments. I hope this is just the second year blues and that she will bounce back next year.

Sharapova's_Boy
Sep 18th, 2005, 03:15 AM
Barbora withdrew. :sobbing:

It's a shame because she really won't get many more oportunities to play in the Main Draws of events like Portoroz with her Guangzhou points coming off soon.

Having said that, I hope she isn't injured, and I hope it isn't serious. :sad:

Sharapova's_Boy
Sep 26th, 2005, 01:55 AM
She isn't in the Guangzhou draw either. :sad:

I really hope she isn't injured.

Andy.
Sep 26th, 2005, 11:34 AM
Hopefully she is in heavy training and really trying to work on her game and fitness

Mathijs
Sep 26th, 2005, 07:08 PM
Oh gosh, i really don't hope too that Barbora is injured, if so Get well soon, sweetie :hug:


Yeah MMF we can only hope she's back in heavy training and really trying to work on her fitness and game, wonder when we'll hear that Barbora will play again....

Andy.
Sep 26th, 2005, 10:56 PM
Is she commited to any tournaments ?

Mathijs
Sep 27th, 2005, 07:48 AM
I haven't really checked, so i dunno really, but i will check that out soon ;)

Andy.
Sep 27th, 2005, 12:12 PM
Maybe she will play some challengers. I suppose we will just wait and see if her name pops up in a draw somewhere.

Sharapova's_Boy
Sep 27th, 2005, 01:08 PM
Haven't seen her name on any upcomming events. :shrug:

I really hope she's working on her fitness. She could easily be top 20 if this improved. :sad:

Mathijs
Sep 27th, 2005, 01:37 PM
Haven't seen her name on any upcomming events. :shrug:

I really hope she's working on her fitness. She could easily be top 20 if this improved. :sad:

neither have i, but i'll keep my eyes open, Ur absolutely right!, Barbora could be absolutely a top 20 player if she would improve her fitness and stuff

Hope all is well with her...

Andy.
Oct 2nd, 2005, 02:12 AM
Wooo Hoooo Barbora is in a tournament here is the draw

Tashkent Maindraw


(1)Ekaterina Bychkova v Shikha Uberoi
Aranxta Parra Santonja v Q

Tatiana Panova v (wc)Evgenia Rodina
(6)Emilie Loit v Melinda Czink

(4)Emma Laine v Anastasia Yakimova
Viktoria Kutuzova v Katerina Bondarenko

Barbora Strycova v Q
(5)Michaella Krajicek v Hana Sromova

(7)Maria Elena Camerin v Edina Gallovits
Emmanuele Gagliardi v Yuliana Fedak

Olga Savchuk v Q
(3)Antonella Serra Zanetti v Mariya Koryttseva

(8)Mara Santangelo v Tzipora Obziler
Elena Vesnina v Q

Galina Voskoboeva v Maria Emilia Salerni
(2)Alyona Bondarenko v (wc)Akgul Amanmuradova


Tough draw early in against Misa but if she can win some matches and gain some confidence she has a real chance here to go far in the tournament.Good luck Barbora

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 2nd, 2005, 10:41 AM
:woohoo:

It's great to see Barbora back. :D

She does have a tough section though - Misa, Vika and Katya B, all good youngsters.

Mathijs
Oct 2nd, 2005, 11:34 AM
Great to see Barbora back...

Hope she will do some damage in the draw and really goes far here, though she has indeed a not easy section, she should make progress towards the top 100 once again..

Jdem Barbora, go for it girl!!! :bounce:

Andy.
Oct 3rd, 2005, 12:28 PM
Unfortunatly our happiness was short lived she lost 61 26 26. I think this score line proves that her fitness is not up to scratch as she cant keep up a good level. I dont know what to think, she was winning these matches last year.

Mathijs
Oct 3rd, 2005, 09:11 PM
:( :( :sad:

Such a pity, but i hope Barbora will play soon enough again to get her rank on the track again, would she play qualies in Moscow or not?, what do you think guys?

Andy.
Oct 3rd, 2005, 10:11 PM
Good news guys the result on WTATOUR.com has been changes Barbora won 46 63 62. Good luck in the next round Barbora

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 4th, 2005, 05:35 AM
Great win Barbora. :D

Good luck in doubles with Edina too.

Mathijs
Oct 4th, 2005, 12:56 PM
Phiew, good that the result was wrong :D


Well done on the win Barbie :D :yeah:

Keep it up and good luck :yeah:

Mathijs
Oct 4th, 2005, 01:20 PM
Well Barbora's 2nd round opponent will be Michaela Krajicek, it will be a very tough match (as well for me since i like Misa, cuz she's our lands hope in tennis) but i hope Barbora will pull through....

Andy.
Oct 4th, 2005, 01:49 PM
Misa is a big hitter who is young and inexperienced. Barbora has to mix it up and make Misa hit another shot if she wants to win this match. Good luck Barbora.

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 5th, 2005, 11:19 AM
(5) Michaella Krajicek (NED) d. Barbora Strycova (CZE) 63 36 62

Barbora :sobbing:

Hopefully she can get a few wins in doubles.

Andy.
Oct 5th, 2005, 11:41 AM
Poor Barbora at least it was 3 sets. I hope she can put things back together next year.

Mathijs
Oct 6th, 2005, 06:56 PM
Pity for Barbora, but i saw this one coming, but hopefully this will set her right on track again, hopefully some good results will follow soon :D

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 7th, 2005, 01:09 PM
Barbora's back in action. :D

Bangkok Qualifying Draw
4-Martina Muller (GER) vs Montinee Tangphong (THA)
WC-Nudnida Luangnam (THA) vs Trudi Musgrave (AUS)
Babora Strycova (CZE) vs Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE)
6-Ashley Harkleroad (USA) vs Vasilisa Bardina (RUS)

Apart from doing well in a couple of the Asian challengers, Su-Wei has struggled. Especially as of late.

Good luck Barbora. :D It's really good to see you back. :hearts: