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Feb 18th, 2002, 12:13 AM
Makarova,sadly now retired.She never really got all the "respect"she deserved(she really should have had a better career),she was so good:sad: http://www.igs.net/~bmitchell/Tennis/Makarova/elena030.jpg

anyone else got any more pics.
Any other fans of hers out there??http://www.igs.net/~bmitchell/Tennis/Makarova/elena028.jpg

Feb 18th, 2002, 11:50 AM


I never really got to see her play, I've only seen a couple of her doubles matches at the Fed cup but I was really upset when she retired, it was so unexpected. If you want I can translate bits of her interview she did after she retired.

the cat
Feb 18th, 2002, 03:12 PM
Nina, those pictures you posted look like Elena Likhovtseva.

Feb 18th, 2002, 03:57 PM
great memories, she did retire suddenly

first i saw of her was Wimbledon Juniors 1991 where she made final and lost to Rittner

Feb 18th, 2002, 07:58 PM
OMG Nina l love you:bounce: ,any where'd you get those

Martian KC
Feb 19th, 2002, 02:49 AM
Maria Sharapova looks kinda like her!:eek: :hearts:

Feb 19th, 2002, 06:05 PM
the pics are originally from Matchball magazine but these pics are online at www.tennisist.ru.
and cat that is Makarova

one more pic

Feb 19th, 2002, 07:29 PM
I've heard she's now coaching at CSKA.

one more pic

Jun 20th, 2002, 02:52 AM
Hey,guys any new info on her,i found put that she seriously regretted retiring she soon.You moscowian(hehe)gys should tell her to make a return(atleast for the russian events).Later

Jun 20th, 2002, 02:07 PM
Yes I do remember Elena Markarova.....mostly because she beat my Arantxa in Berlin in 1994 when Arantxa was #2 in the world!! lol But she must have been very good..nice pics! :)

Jan 5th, 2003, 08:43 PM
Any info Nina_rus

Jan 6th, 2003, 02:17 AM
there's another E.Makarova about ;) maybe you should start to follow her now :)
Ekaterina Makarova, she's still a junior.

Jan 7th, 2003, 08:29 PM
yea right,unless shes the real thing ,then i couldnt care less thats she an "E.Makarova",lol.

Dec 4th, 2007, 03:18 PM
Bump for old times sake.....any new info???

Dec 13th, 2009, 06:36 PM
:sad:Another bump