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Tennisace
Dec 14th, 2001, 05:08 PM
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<font color=sapphire><font size=5>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

http://home.das-berlin.de/lindsay_davenport/trophy.jpg<br /></center><br />The ETA Tour makes its last Tier II stop in the beautiful city of Linz, Austria. The $565,000 event marks the last tournament for players to accumulate points for the season ending Sanex Championships in Munich, Germany. Defending champion, Lindsay Davenport is noticeably absent from the draw, but defending finalist Venus Williams is in the draw and looks to be one of the prime contenders for the indoor title. Venus will look to capture the event that snapped her amazing 35 match win streak.<br /><center><br />http://im.rediff.com/sports/2001/sep/04slid1.jpg<br /></center><br />There are no Austrians in the singles or doubles draw with the changing of nationality of Barbara Schett. It remains in question how the crowd will react to the former No. 1 Austrian. Schett though has experienced a revival in just a few short weeks, reaching back to back quarterfinals but lost in the first round of last week's event.<br /><center><br />http://www-personal.umich.edu/~alandear/images/Travels/Linz-1.JPG<br /></center><br />The four wildcards were awarded to Pam Shriver, Meilen Tu, Su-Wei Hsieh, and Nadia Petrova. The first three wildcards have all reached at least the semifinals or better in their respective tournaments last week. In fact all three made their first ETA semifinals last week. Hsieh and Tu have proven to be a force to be reckoned with. Both players made their debuts last week and are both on track to become the second and third players to win their debut event. Another new face on the tour is Croatia's Iva Majoli who received a wildcard into qualifications.<br /><center><br />http://www.artvillage.co.at/artvillage/engl/IMAGES/design_center_linz.jpg<br /></center>

[ December 14, 2001: Message edited by: Tennisace ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 14th, 2001, 05:35 PM
<center><font color=ruby><font size=5>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

http://www.seatopen.lu/images/seat2001.gif<br /></center><br />This week, the small country of Luxembourg plays host to the Tier III Seat Open Luxembourg on a carpet indoor surface. The $170,000 event is the last event for players to secure position in the top 16 for the elite Sanex Championships next week. Both the defending champion, Jennifer Capriait and defending finalist, Magdalena Maleeva are not entered in the event. Though 1999 Champion Kim Clijsters returns to the tournament which earned she earned her first Sanex WTA title. <br /><center><br />http://home-2.12move.nl/~sh950946/clijsters/kim56.jpg

http://home-2.12move.nl/~sh950946/henin/justine63.jpg<br /></center><br />Other players looking to compete for the indoor title include World No. 3 Justine Henin and World No. 5 Mary Pierce. The top four seeds are Henin, Pierce, Monica Seles, and Petra Mandula. Seles and Mandula will look to clinch spots in the Sanex Championships with a good showing here in the picturesque city of Luxembourg.<br /><center><br />http://pw1.netcom.com/~hearst/Photos/main3/image3/Luxembourg.jpg<br /></center>

[ December 14, 2001: Message edited by: Tennisace ]</p>

CB
Dec 14th, 2001, 06:43 PM
Let's go Babsi!<br />The Austrian motherf*ckers will miss you! They didn't give you what you deserve! LOL!!! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

By the way, ALL ETA PLAYERS PAY ATTENTION:<br />I've introduced a new game to this board! It is called WMTA - World Male Tennis Association. It has many similarities with the ETA game, but its focus is on the ATP Players. It is very well organised and I hope all you guys sign up there and have some great fun! Thanks!! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

<a href="http://www.wtaworld.com/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=1&t=001840" target="_blank">URL for signing up</a>

ASV
Dec 14th, 2001, 07:17 PM
Mixed doubles draw will be posted later on today.

<font color="orange">Please send all points for mixed doubles to etamixed@hotmail.com . You MUST do this or else your opponent will receive a walkover. I can not access your points for singles as I am a singles player myself and that wouldn't be fair at all.</font>

So send your points.

All Mixed Doubles Points due by 3:00 Boardtime Monday!

[ December 15, 2001: Message edited by: ASV ]</p>

ETA's Martina Nav
Dec 14th, 2001, 10:47 PM
Yay, Majoli is ready to rock!

martinafan
Dec 15th, 2001, 12:21 AM
Brian, same points for Anke. Thanks

Mattographer
Dec 15th, 2001, 12:26 AM
Check PM! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

Mattographer
Dec 15th, 2001, 12:27 AM
ASV - Can I send my points through PM?

Tennisace
Dec 15th, 2001, 02:42 AM
<font color=sapphire><font size=5>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Singles Draw<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Qualifying Draw

(1) Conchita Martinez vs. Iva Majoli<br />(2) Kimiko Date vs. Meghann Shaughnessy<br />(3) Daniela Hantuchova vs. Cara Black

Main Draw

(1) Tamarine Tanasugarn vs. Elena Bovina<br />WC Pam Shriver vs. Rachel McQuillan<br />Lucky Loser vs. WC Nadia Petrova<br />Sandrine Testud vs. (6) Steffi Graf

(9) Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario vs. Mirjana Lucic<br />Iroda Tulyaganova vs. WC Su Wei-Hsieh<br />Qualifier vs. Barbara Schett<br />Chanda Rubin vs. (5) Venus Williams

(4) Elena Manevska vs. Jana Novotna<br />Cris Fernandez vs. WC Meilen Tu<br />Evonne Goolagong vs. Anastasia Myskina<br />Anna Kournikova vs. (7) Anke Huber

(8) Jelena Dokic vs. Magdalena Maleeva<br />Serena Williams vs. Elena Dementieva<br />Qualifier vs. Chris Evert<br />Qualifier vs. (2) Martina Hingis

[ December 16, 2001: Message edited by: Tennisace ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 15th, 2001, 02:47 AM
<font color=ruby><font size=5>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Singles Draw<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Singles Main Draw

(1) Justine Henin vs. Asa Carlsson<br />Gabriela Sabatini vs. (6) Anne Keothavong<br />(7) Daja Bedanova vs. Lindsay Davenport<br />Natasha Zvereva vs. (3) Monica Seles

(4) Petra Mandula vs. Patty Schnyder<br />Arancha Parra vs. (5) Amanda Coetzer<br />(8) Elke Clijsters vs. Kim Clijsters <br />Alexandra Stevenson vs. (2) Mary Pierce

[ December 15, 2001: Message edited by: Tennisace ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 15th, 2001, 02:48 AM
Doubles draw will be out tommorrow! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

Mattographer
Dec 15th, 2001, 02:49 AM
Rachel v Pam - re-match!?! Fuck! <img src="mad.gif" border="0"> Look like Rachel miss qualify CHASE for Singles <img src="graemlins/sad.gif" border="0" alt="[Sad]" />

ASV
Dec 15th, 2001, 01:58 PM
Um.....Brian...

I signed up for Seat Open, not Linz! Lindsay and I did this purposely!!!!

You might wanna switch some things!!!

ASV
Dec 15th, 2001, 02:00 PM
FUCK! I forgot to change my commitments! I'm so sorry Lindsay!! <img src="graemlins/sad.gif" border="0" alt="[Sad]" /> <img src="graemlins/firey.gif" border="0" alt="[Fiery]" /> <img src="graemlins/sad.gif" border="0" alt="[Sad]" />

Tennisace
Dec 16th, 2001, 12:01 AM
I have switched Zvereva with Bovina, so that Natasha will play at Seat Open Luxembourg. While Bovina earned a "wildcard" into the Generali Ladies Linz Open.

ETA's Martina Nav
Dec 16th, 2001, 01:36 AM
Majoli has to play her doubles pardner, Bummer! <img src="eek.gif" border="0">

ASV
Dec 16th, 2001, 02:51 AM
When are points due??

You're going down Seles!!!!!! (I hope!!)

<font color="red">KEEP SENDING MIXED DOUBLES POINTS TO ETAMIXED@HOTMAIL.COM OR PM THEM TO ME!!! I STILL NEED A LOT!!!</FONT>

Tennisace
Dec 16th, 2001, 03:03 AM
Points will be due on Monday 12 NOON TIME BOARD TIME! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

Tennisace
Dec 16th, 2001, 03:17 AM
<font color=sienna><font size=5>2001 Yonex Mixed Doubles Championships<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Mixed Doubles Main Draw

Keothavong/Santoro vs. Bye<br />Petrova/Ferrero vs. Hsieh/Safin<br />Tu/Malisse vs. Dementieva/Grosjean<br />Rubin/Kiefer vs. McQuillian/Norman

Bye vs. Date/Becker<br />Graf/Escude vs. Fernandez/Junio<br />Sabatini/Rios vs. V. Williams/Roddick<br />Dokic/Gambill vs. Pierce/Rafter

Seles/Rusedski vs. Novotna/Korda<br />Schett/Clement vs. Tanasugarn/Haas<br />Mandula/Enqvist vs. Davenport/Agassi<br />Goolagong/Newcombe vs. Evert/Woodbridge

Henin/Miryni vs. Stevenson/Henman<br />Huber/Bjorkman vs. Hantuchova/Stolle<br />Shaughnessy/Sampras vs. Maleeva/Nestor<br />Bye vs. Testud/Schuettler

[ December 16, 2001: Message edited by: Tennisace ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 16th, 2001, 03:54 AM
<font color=sapphire><font size=5>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Doubles Draw<font=size><font=color><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

Doubles Qualifying Draw

(1) Kournikova/Testud vs. Bovina/Hsieh<br />Petrova/Tu vs. (2) Majoli/Martinez

Doubles Main Draw

(1) Fernandez/Tanasugarn vs. Qualifier<br />Huber/Rubin vs. (6) Goolagong/McQuillan<br />(8) Sanchez-Vicario/Tulyaganova vs. Dementieva/Dokic<br />Qualifier vs. (4) Graf/Manevska

(3) Myskina/Novotna vs. Evert/Shriver<br />Hingis/Williams vs. (7) Abuzikry/Maleeva<br />(5) Gerards/Safina vs. Date/Shaughnessy<br />Black/Hantuchova vs. (2) Schett/S Williams

Tennisace
Dec 16th, 2001, 03:57 AM
<font color=ruby><font size=5>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Doubles Draw<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Doubles Main Draw

(1) Mandual/Schnyder vs. K Clijsters/Stevenson<br />Henin/Bedanova vs. (4) Keothavong/Seles

(3) Davenport/Zvereva vs. Carlsson/Parra<br />E Clijsters/Coetzer vs. (2) Pierce/Sabatini

Wizkid
Dec 16th, 2001, 06:32 AM
whoever Kim Clijsters is e-mail me at babyjoker30274@yahoo.com for your opinion onour doubles points.

Scotso
Dec 16th, 2001, 07:48 AM
Abuzikry pulls out of singles and mixed, but will play doubles.

jacs
Dec 17th, 2001, 05:31 AM
wow! tammy and cris are the number 1 seeds!

btw, asv ... have you received fernandez/junio's points?

JuzzyWuzzy
Dec 17th, 2001, 07:44 AM
su-wei is honoured and surprised by her wildcard into linz! <img src="eek.gif" border="0"> she hopes to repay tennisace by a solid, if not great performance this week! hopefully she can take the trophy home! she knows she has the potential but whether she is ready is another question!

we'll wait and see! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Senorita Conchita
Dec 17th, 2001, 09:05 AM
<font color=black><font size=5>Conchita Martinez hopes new coach can get her going again!</font>

http://www.sports.co.uk/pictures/TENNIS/MDF32136.jpg

<br />Conchita Martinez has hired two time French Open champion Sergi Bruguera as her new coach, heres her interview.

Conchita, why the new coach?

I 've been getting my can kicked indoors, and I have not reached one quarterfinal since I joined the tour.

Does the recent successes of Anke Huber and newcomers Kimiko Date and Su Wei-Hsieh frustrate you?

No.....I mean its good for womens tennis. I expect it from Huber and Date, but its inspiring from someone like Su Wei because I had never heard of her before.

So why Sergei? what do think he can do for you?

Sergei has always been a great fighter who never gives up. I can get down on myself sometimes, but Sergei has been good with improving my outlook on my game....my intensity.

Has he made any severe changes in your game?

No, he just told me to stop trying to outhit these big power hitters, and use my variety,spins and angles to wear them down instead............you know, back to basics.

Ahh! like when you first joined the tour --- so why did you stop in the first place?

When I first came, I had to qualify for everything, by the first round of the tournament I was exhausted because I had already played a few matches. Then I got depressed because I kept losing close matches.

Well I hope it all works out for you Conchita, thanks for the interview!

Thank you, and you're welcome. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Adrian
Dec 17th, 2001, 11:43 AM
Abuzikry's Pull out after the draw has been released is not acceptable, The management must fine her and ban her not only from this tournament in Doubles, but the singles in the next tournament. Don't allow the Dokicfan conduct ruin this game.

Scotso
Dec 17th, 2001, 03:09 PM
No need, Adrian.

Ola Abuzikry retires from the ETA tour.

Monica_Rules
Dec 17th, 2001, 03:32 PM
I see Adrian bullies another poster and gets away with it! <img src="rolleyes.gif" border="0">

2ace2
Dec 17th, 2001, 05:11 PM
Does no. 21 Meilen Tu still have a chance to make the chase?<br />That would be nice <img src="smile.gif" border="0"> <br />Just wanted to know if there's still a possibility!<br />Thanks for the great game!!!

ASV
Dec 17th, 2001, 08:31 PM
I talked to Brian last night....

I am in 26th and theres still a posibility for me to make it, so there is one for you, too!

ASV
Dec 17th, 2001, 08:32 PM
Yes...I got your points JACS...but I need a revised version because there are no bonus points in MD.

Williams Rulez
Dec 18th, 2001, 01:24 AM
Why does Ola Abuzikry want to retire?

Wizkid
Dec 18th, 2001, 03:56 AM
Hey TennisAce or ASV when are some results gonna come out?

Williams Rulez
Dec 18th, 2001, 03:57 AM
No pestering. They'll be out when they are ready. <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

Big Lindsay
Dec 18th, 2001, 04:00 AM
Originally posted by Wizkid:<br /><strong>Hey TennisAce or ASV when are some results gonna come out?</strong><hr></blockquote>

Tuesdays Tier I/II All unseeded first round singles matches except qualifiers

Wednesdays Tier I/II All seeded first round singles matches and qualifers in main draw

Thursdays Tier I/II All second round singles matches and first round doubles matches

Fridays Tier I/II All quarterfinals singles and doubles matches

Saturdays Tier I/II All semifinal singles and doubles matches

Sundays Tier I/II All final singles and doubles matches

*Tier III or lower events begin on Wednesday with bottom half singles matches, Thursday with top half singles matches, and then Friday quarterfinal singles and doubles matches! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> [/QB]

Tennisace
Dec 18th, 2001, 04:06 AM
Hey everyone, you're going to have to bear with me this week. I'm taking my finals this week, and trying to get ready for Australia and there is just bunches of stuff that I have to do, so this week will be really slow in terms of results and such.

And as for the things that have occurred this past week, I've been reall stressed out lately and well there isn't a particular person that is the cause of all the trouble contrary to popular belief.

I've found someone to run doubles in the new season and that will take a lot of trouble off my hands! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

So results will be slow this week, just bear with me! Thanks! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

jacs
Dec 18th, 2001, 04:06 AM
asv - i have sent in new points <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Adrian
Dec 18th, 2001, 08:22 AM
Monica_Rules how many times have you called Tennis players not named Monica, bitches..sluts..etc etc. You are the last person to comment on any posters behavior.

I Get totally amazed that arseholes like you can run around giving judgement on other posters when like Gocorimori, you are one of the most judgemental pieces of trash here.

It's a shame you have none of the qualities of your namesake.

Scotso
Dec 18th, 2001, 12:45 PM
Adrian, you are a truly pathetic person, and that's all I have to say about that.

Monica_Rules
Dec 18th, 2001, 01:26 PM
Adrian,once again you make up lies about other posters i have never said anything of the kind i have made my feelings clear about Jenny but i have never called her 'names'!Any swearing ones anyway so i have not caused an offence!

Monica_Rules
Dec 18th, 2001, 01:28 PM
Since when have i been judgemental i have just said on this board what many have been afraid to say to you!I have seen you many a times attack other posters!I am simply sticking up for them because they for some reason are afraid to!

Candy946
Dec 18th, 2001, 01:37 PM
That's right Monica_Rulez, don't pay any attention to Adrian, or he/she'll just keep on talking BS in here.

Tennisace
Dec 18th, 2001, 04:56 PM
<font color=sapphire><font size=5>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Results<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Singles Qualifying Draw

(1) Conchita Martinez def. Iva Majoli 7-6(5), 6-1

(2) Kimiko Date def. Meghann Shaughnessy 6-3, 7-6(5)

(3) Daniela Hantuchova def. Cara Black 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

<br />Singles Main Draw

WC Pam Shriver def. Rachel McQuillan 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

Iroda Tulyaganova def. WC Su Wei-Hsieh 6-2, 7-6(4)

WC Meilen Tu def. Cris Fernandez 0-6, 6-4, 6-1

Anastasia Myskina def. Evonne Goolagong 6-3, 7-6(3)

Serena Williams def. Elena Dementieva 6-0, 0-6, 7-6(5)

2ace2
Dec 18th, 2001, 05:00 PM
Thanks Tennisace, you're the best!!!<br />I really hope I can do good enough here to make the Chase...

Tennisace
Dec 18th, 2001, 05:01 PM
These are where the qualifiers have been placed in the main draw:

Q Conchita Martinez vs. Barbara Schett

Q Kimiko Date vs. Chris Evert

Q Daniela Hantuchova vs. (2) Martina Hingis

The Lucky Loser has been awarded to Cara Black:

LL Cara Black vs. WC Nadia Petrova

Jeff
Dec 18th, 2001, 05:23 PM
Darn! Meghann Shaugnessy just can't seem to get past the first round <img src="confused.gif" border="0"> Oh well, at least she lost to her doubles partner, so that's not as hard to take <img src="wink.gif" border="0"> Expect a major difference in Shaugnessy next year, however, as she and her coach are working on her fitness and changing her strategy against this tough field of players.

Good luck in the rest of the tournament, Kimiko <img src="graemlins/wavey.gif" border="0" alt="[Wavey]" />

ASV
Dec 18th, 2001, 07:02 PM
<font color="red" size=4>Mixed Doubles: Top Half First Round</font>

Petrova/Ferrero def. Hesiah/Safin 1-6, 6-4, 6-2

Tu/Malisse def. Dementieva/Grosjean 7-5, 5-7, 7-5

McQuillian/Norman def. Rubin/Keifer 6-0, 6-0

Date/Becker def. Abuzikry/Kafelnikov 6-0, 6-0

Fernandez/Junio def. Graf/Escude 6-0, 6-0

Sabatini/Rios def. V. Williams/Dokic 6-0, 6-0

Pierce/Rafter def. Dokic/Gambill 4-6, 7-6(2), 6-4

**Note that there were double bagels because people failed to send in points!!**

Also....Daniela Hantuchova's points have been rejected. The deadline was yesterday at 3 pm. Not today at 12 am.

[ December 18, 2001: Message edited by: ASV ]</p>

Jippo McScally
Dec 18th, 2001, 07:23 PM
Adrian you say that Monica_Rules has none of the qualities of his namesake, then why did you say "one of the most judgemental pieces of trash here" about Gocorimori, also I have never heard Monica_Rules say anything bad about other player's exept Jennifer Capriati. Other people say bad thing's about other player's oreven posters(like you) and nobody shouts at you!!!

2ace2
Dec 18th, 2001, 07:24 PM
MEILEN TU AFTER HER FIRST ROUND WINS IN SINGLES AND MIXED:<br />Oh my, this is really great. I'm also very happy that I still have a chance at the chase,because that's something very special and I want to take any chance that I get to reach the top 16.<br />I'm also very happy that me and Xavier won our first match. It was the first time we played together and it went very well. We going to keep playing with each other in the future!

ETA's Martina Nav
Dec 18th, 2001, 08:28 PM
Wow, and I thought I had some good points. Way to go Conchita, and good luck to everyone trying to make it to the Chase. I am getting ready to leave for my familys annual ski trip.

Happy Holidays <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

jacs
Dec 19th, 2001, 12:41 AM
once again, cris fails to move forward to the next round in singles.

Senorita Conchita
Dec 19th, 2001, 12:55 AM
Sorry Iva, have fun on the slopes. I guess I'll have my hands full with Barbara Schett, better consult Sergei coz Schett can be tough! :0

Tennisace
Dec 19th, 2001, 03:24 AM
<font size=5><font color=sapphire>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Results<font=color><font=size><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

First Round Singles

Elena Bovina def. (1) Tamarine Tanasugarn 7-6(0), 7-6(0)

WC Nadia Petrova def. LL Cara Black 1-6, 6-4, 6-3

Sandrine Testud def. (6) Steffi Graf 2-6, 7-6(6), 6-2

(9) Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario def. Mirjana Lucic 6-1, 7-6(4)

Q Conchita Martinez def. Barbara Schett (0)6-7, 7-6(3), 7-6(4)

(5) Venus Williams def. Chanda Rubin 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Jana Novotna def. (4) Elena Manevska 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(0)

(7) Anke Huber def. Anna Kournikova 7-6(0), 7-6(0)

(8) Jelena Dokic def. Magdalena Maleeva 0-6, 7-6(0), 6-0

Q Kimiko Date def. Chris Evert 7-6(0), 6-2

Q Daniela Hantuchova def. (2) Martina Hingis 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

Tennisace
Dec 19th, 2001, 03:44 AM
<font size=5><font color=ruby>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Results<font=color><font=size><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Bottom Half First Round Singles

Patty Schnyder def. (4) Petra Mandula 6-1, 7-6(4)

Arancha Parra def. (5) Amanda Coetzer 3-6, 7-6(0), 6-4

Kim Clijsters def. (8) Elke Clijsters 6-4, 1-6, 6-3

(2) Mary Pierce def. Alexandra Stevenson 6-2, 1-6, 7-6(2)

jd4eva
Dec 19th, 2001, 04:58 AM
Qualifier Hantuchova defeats US Open champion Hingis

Qualifier Daniela Hantuchova has caused the biggest upset on Day 2 of the Ladies Generali Open in Linz today, disposing of 2nd seed and US Open champion, Martina Hingis in 3 sets.

Here is an interview with Hantuchova:

<br />Q: Congratulations Daniela, how does it feel like a win like that?

A: Thanks, it's a very special moment for me at this moment because it's probably the biggest win of my career, I'm very happy at how I played out there today.

Q: What did you expect coming in? Did you think you could beat her?

A: Well, I know she's very smart but her strokes are not very powerful, not like Venus, Lindsay or Serena. I knew I could try and overpower her. I was very nervous in the first set but once I broke in the 2nd set, I was very confident and just played my game.

Q: Former Australia Jelena Dokic defeated Hingis 2 years ago, when she was a qualifier, did that give you inspiration?

A: Yeah, a little, I mean, I remember watching that match. Today I thought if she could do it, then I could too so I just tried my hardest and things worked out. She's probably not as tough as I expected but she's still a great opponent and a great tennis player.

Q: In your opinion, what is the difference between Hingis and Venus?

A: Venus is a great hitter of the ball, Martina is a great tennis player. I think Martina's more complete.

Q: You were looking for a doubles partner, have you found one yet?

A: Not really although I will probably team up with Barbara Schett next year. I'll see, I still have plenty of time.

Thanks Daniela

Thanks, and call me Dani! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

http://jellyworld.freewebspace.com/gallerymenu/dani.jpg

Daniela Hantuchova celebrates her win over (2) Martina Hingis. Hantuchova won 2-6 6-3 7-5

Davenport Rock$
Dec 19th, 2001, 05:45 AM
Congratulations ILUVJELENA, its really confusing in this game to understand who is who. Just like you are not Dokic like your name, color me stupid I guess. <img src="confused.gif" border="0">

Monica_Rules
Dec 19th, 2001, 04:23 PM
GOOD LUCK TO

Monica Seles<br />Anne Keothavong

in all events!

ASV
Dec 19th, 2001, 07:13 PM
<font color="red" size=4>Yonex Mixed Doubles World Championship: First Round, Bottom Half</font>

Seles/Rusedski def. Novotna/Korda 6-0, 6-0

Tanasugarn/Haas def. Schett/Clement 6-4. 6-0

Davenport/Agassi def. Mandula/Enqvist 6-0, 6-0

Goolagong/Newcombe def. Evert/Woodbridge 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(14)

Henin/Miryni def. Stevenson/Henman 3-6, 7-5, 6-0

Huber/Bjorkman def. Hantuchova/Stolle 6-0, 6-0

Shaughnessy/Samras def. Maleeva/Nestor 2-6, 6-4, 6-0

CanIGetAWhat
Dec 19th, 2001, 07:32 PM
http://sportserver.com/images/gallery/tennis/20010905/ten2004.5.jpg<br />No. 5 Venus Williams hits a forehand in her match against Chanda Rubin to win it 2-6, 6-3, 7-5.

here are some comments Venus made during her press conference:

It was hard to play Chanda today because we're both Americans and I want all of the Americans on the tour to do well, but unfortunately someone had to lose. She played some spectacular tennis today, her forehand in particular was very strong and accurate.

I'm just glad to be able to win a match this week in Linz after last week's first round loss and I'm sad that Martina Hingis lost her match today. We actually have a very good partnership despite the rumors. I wish her luck in Munich and I'm pleased she'll play singles next season. My wrists are beginning to hurt again, not so badly like in 2000, but enough to feel pain and I do hope this doesn't continue to irritate my play this week. All I want is to be healthy.

robersan
Dec 19th, 2001, 07:51 PM
tel me how jana/korda can lose their match 0-0 since i send the points to your address ASV????

Big Lindsay
Dec 19th, 2001, 08:16 PM
<font size=4 color=green>Newcombe and Goolagong survive a nailbitter!</font>

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<font size=3 color=green>The Australian team of John Newcombe and Evonne Goolagong edged out fellow Aussie Todd Woodbridge and American Chris Evert, in a marathon mixed doubles match that lasted nearly three hours. Newcombe and Goolagong prevailed 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(14), in a mtach that saw both teams hold six matchpoints. When asked what won the match for them, Newcombe belted out "Geritol" while Goolagong just smiled in agreement. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

[ December 19, 2001: Message edited by: Big Lindsay ]</p>

ASV
Dec 19th, 2001, 08:55 PM
I checked both of the addresses I listed and my PM box and neither had your points in them. I am sorry, but it looks like you didn't send them to me, but to someone else.

Tennisace
Dec 20th, 2001, 04:59 AM
<font color=sapphire><font size=5>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Results<font=size><font=color><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

Second Round Singles

WC Pam Shriver def. Elena Bovina 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-4

WC Nadia Petrova def. Sandrine Testud (0)6-7, 7-6(1), 7-6(2)

Iroda Tulyaganova def. (9) Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario 7-6(0), 3-6, 6-4

Q Conchita Martinez def. (5) Venus Williams 6-3, 6-3

Jana Novotna def. WC Meilen Tu 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

Anastasia Myskina def. (7) Anke Huber 7-5, 3-6, 7-5

(8) Jelena Dokic def. Serena Williams 0-6, 6-1, 7-6(0)

Q Kimiko Date def. Q Daniela Hantuchova 6-3, 6-3

[ December 20, 2001: Message edited by: Tennisace ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 20th, 2001, 05:06 AM
<font size=5><font color=ruby>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Results<font=color><font=size><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Top Half First Round Singles

(1) Justine Henin def. Asa Carlsson 0-6, 6-2, 6-3

Gabriela Sabatini def. (6) Anne Keothavong 7-5, 7-6(0)

Lindsay Davenport def. (7) Daja Bedanova, walkover

Natasha Zvereva def. (3) Monica Seles 6-3, 0-6, 6-2

bull
Dec 20th, 2001, 06:27 AM
http://www.twics.com/~hannu/pics/nlcd92.jpg

<br />Kimiko Date is focusing on the game. After today's victory, Date has more chances of qualifying for the Sanex Championships.

Williams Rulez
Dec 20th, 2001, 06:31 AM
OMG... Lindsay to face her doubles partner in the Quarters... <img src="eek.gif" border="0">

Senorita Conchita
Dec 20th, 2001, 06:50 AM
<font color=black><font size=5>Martinez rolls into quarterfinals at Linz</font>

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Conchita Martinez of Spain moved into the quarterfinals of the 2001 Ladies Linz Open, with a surprisingly routine 6-3, 6-3 win over Venus Williams, heres her interview.

Conchita, great Win today over Venus, how does it feel to make your first quarterfinal appearance of the season?

It feels great, I can't believe it.

You won that long match with Schett that went to three tiebreakers yesterday, and today you win in two steady sets against Venus, can you explain how you won both matches?

I have to give much credit to Sergei Bruguera, he has helped me so much and dis is only our first week working together. Basically I play de same way both matches, Schett was slamming everything back very hard, but I think my variety and moonballs wore her down in de end. With Venus, I was lucky she was a little off today, and I play very well, mixing things up, you always need luck when you play Venus.

You play Iroda Tulyaganova in the quarterfinals, whats your game plan for her?

Well it will be de same, I will try to use my variety, spins, moonballs, slices and angles to open up the court for me to be the aggressive one.

You have won three matches in a row now, we hope you can win the next three, Good luck Conchita!

Gracias, I will need it!. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Jeff
Dec 20th, 2001, 08:26 AM
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Pete Sampras hits a volley and Meghann Shaugnessy clinches her victory fist at Pete after defeating Daniel Nestor and Maggie Maleeva 2-6 6-4 6-0.

After the match, here's what they had to say:

Meghann: This is the first time that I've been given the opportunity to play doubles with Pete. It's such an honor for me to play with him. He has always been an idol of mine.

Pete: Meghann is amazing! I don't like playing doubles very much...as you all know, but Meghann and I were having a lot of fun today.

[ December 20, 2001: Message edited by: Jeff ]</p>

spencercarlos
Dec 20th, 2001, 02:48 PM
Sabatini wins her second match in ETA

http://www.igs.net/~bmitchell/Tennis/Sabatini/gaby056.jpg

Williams Rulez
Dec 20th, 2001, 02:49 PM
What a colorful racket <img src="eek.gif" border="0"> <img src="eek.gif" border="0"> !!!

bull
Dec 20th, 2001, 02:57 PM
Good job!!! Congratulation, Pete, Meghann!!! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

anabel
Dec 20th, 2001, 06:43 PM
Arancha Parra is glad for her win debut over Amanda Coetzer <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

ASV
Dec 20th, 2001, 07:15 PM
<font color="red" size=3>Yonex Mixed Doubles World Championship</font> Round 2:

Petrova/Ferrero def. Keotavong/Santoro 1-6, 6-4, 6-2

McQuillian/Norman def. Tu/Malisse 6-1, 1-6, 6-4

Date/Becker def. Fernandez/Junio 6-1, 0-6, 7-6(2)

Sabatini/Rios def. Pierce/Rafter 3-6, 6-0, 7-6(9)

Tanasugarn/Haas def. Seles/Rusedski 6-4, 1-6, 7-5

Goolagong/Newcombe def. Davenport/Agassi 6-3, 6-4

Huber/Bjokrman def. Henin/Miryni 3-6, 7-5, 7-5

Shaughnessy/Sampras def. Testud/Schuettler 6-0, 6-0

[ December 20, 2001: Message edited by: ASV ]</p>

Monica_Rules
Dec 20th, 2001, 08:47 PM
Oh darn i lost in all events! <img src="frown.gif" border="0"> <img src="graemlins/sad.gif" border="0" alt="[Sad]" />

Mattographer
Dec 20th, 2001, 11:00 PM
Great win for Rachel and Magnus! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

Tennisace
Dec 21st, 2001, 09:09 AM
<font size=5><font color=sapphire>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open<font=color><font=size><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Singles Quarterfinals

WC Nadia Petrova def. WC Pam Shriver (4)6-7, 7-6(5), 7-6(4)

Iroda Tulyaganova def. Q Conchita Martinez 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Anastasia Myskina def. Jana Novotna 7-5, 7-6(6)

Q Kimiko Date def. (8) Jelena Dokic 6-2, 7-6(3)

<br />Doubles Qualifying Round

Bovina/Hsieh def. (1) Kournikova/Testud 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(5)

Petrova/Tu def. (2) Majoli/Martinez 1-6, 6-0, 7-5

<br />Doubles First Round

Bovina/Hsieh def. (1) Fernandez/Tanasugarn 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(5)

(6) Goolagong/McQuillan def. Huber/Rubin 6-2, 7-5

Dementieva/Dokic def. (8) Sanchez-Vicario/Tulyaganova 2-6, 6-3, 7-5

(4) Graf/Manevska def. Petrova/Tu 6-1, 7-6(5)

Evert/Shriver def. (3) Myskina/Novotna 7-6(3), 4-6, 7-5

Hingis/Williams def. (7) Abuzikry/Maleeva 3-6, 7-5, 6-4

Date/Shaughnessy def. (5) Gerards/Safina 0-6, 6-1, 7-6(0)

(2) Schett/S Williams def. Black/Hantuchova 6-4, 6-3

<br />Doubles Quarterfinals

<br />(6) Goolagong/McQuillan def. Bovina/Hsieh 6-3, 6-4

(4) Graf/Manevska def. Dementieva/Dokic 6-4, 7-6(0)

Hingis/Williams def. Evert/Shriver 7-5, 6-4

Date/Shaughnessy def. (2) Schett/S Williams 1-6, 7-6(7), 6-1

Tennisace
Dec 21st, 2001, 09:13 AM
<font color=ruby><font size=5>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Results<font=size><font=color><font color=black><font=color><font size=2><font=size>

Singles Quarterfinals

Gabriela Sabatini def. (1) Justine Henin 7-6(0), 7-5

Lindsay Davenport def. Natasha Zvereva 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(2)

Patty Schnyder def. Arancha Parra 6-1, 6-3

Kim Clijsters def. (2) Mary Pierce 7-5, 7-6(6)

<br />Doubles Quarterfinals

K Clijsters/Stevenson def. (1) Mandual/Schnyder 6-4, 7-6(0)

Henin/Bedanova def. (4) Keothavong/Seles<br />6-2, 7-6(7)

(3) Davenport/Zvereva def. Carlsson/Parra 7-5, 6-2

(2) Pierce/Sabatini def. E Clijsters/Coetzer 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

Mattographer
Dec 21st, 2001, 09:15 AM
The Aussie Powers storms into semis for third times in row! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

Big Lindsay
Dec 21st, 2001, 11:39 AM
Thats right Alex, plus Evonne and Rachel are in the quarters in the mixed doubles. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

I also would like to congratulate Conchita and Gaby on their inspired fine play this week. <img src="graemlins/wavey.gif" border="0" alt="[Wavey]" />

Senorita Conchita
Dec 21st, 2001, 12:21 PM
<font size=5 color=black>Martinez bows out in the quarterfinals!</font>

http://archive.sportserver.com/newsroom/ap/oth/2001/oth/ten/arts/061901/ten10203.jpeg<br />Conchita Martinez of Spain, is shown serving to Iroda Tulyaganova, Martinez lost in three tough sets 4-6, 6-2, 4-6. Here is her interview,

Tough loss Conchita, what happened?

Well, I went down a early break in de third and not get it back. Iroda play very well today.

You seemed to have mastered her gameplan in the second set, does her game bother yours?

Everyones game bothers me (laughs), Iroda hits hard, serves hard, like most other players now. I don't mind as much now because Sergei has gotten me in better shape to run de balls down. I just need to keep improving on my game, my new serve will get better in time.

New serve, you said in your earlier interview that Sergei did not make any drastic changes

It's not drastic!

Okay ...... when do you find out if you've qualified for the Championships?

Oh I won't qualify unless a lot of people get sick(laughs), really though, I probably needed to make final to qualify? but its okay, if I keep playing this way I'll be in next year.

Thats for sure, good luck in the future and thanks again for the interview Conchita!

Gracias, denada! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

[ December 21, 2001: Message edited by: Serena_TheBody_Williams ]</p>

Williams Rulez
Dec 21st, 2001, 12:24 PM
Congrats Conchita on a fine performance!!

Sorry Natasha... it was difficult for Lindsay to defeat her doubles partner in a quarterfinal... <img src="graemlins/sad.gif" border="0" alt="[Sad]" /> <img src="graemlins/sad.gif" border="0" alt="[Sad]" />

Senorita Conchita
Dec 21st, 2001, 12:30 PM
Thanx Evonne and Lindsay, good luck in all your events girls! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

spencercarlos
Dec 21st, 2001, 01:55 PM
Sabatini upsets top seed and reches Semis in ETA for first time

http://www.raisport.rai.it/mtennis/1996/foto/gaby8.jpg

Gaby said "Wow i feel incredible i came this week having lost like 10 fist round matches now i feel better i having won against Henin who is a tough player, i hope i can do well next tournaments as well"

ASV
Dec 21st, 2001, 04:49 PM
<font color="red" size=4>Yonex Mixed Doubles World Championship: Quarterfinal Results</font>

McQuillian/Norman def. Petrova/Ferrero 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(14)

Sabatini/Rios def. Date/Becker 2-6, 6-0, 7-5

Tanasugarn/Haas def. Goolagong/Newcombe 6-4, 2-6, 6-3

Shaughnessy/Sampras def. Huber/Bjorkman 7-5, 5-7, 7-5

[ December 21, 2001: Message edited by: ASV ]</p>

ASV
Dec 21st, 2001, 08:17 PM
Like my new name??

Mattographer
Dec 21st, 2001, 08:19 PM
Rachel and Magnus storms into semis! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

I like your name, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario <img src="wink.gif" border="0">

Evonne Goolagong
Dec 21st, 2001, 08:59 PM
[quote]Originally posted by Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario:<br /><strong>Like my new name??</strong><hr></blockquote>

<br />I think it suits you perfectly, what took you so long to think of it? <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Go Rachel & Magnus! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

Candy946
Dec 21st, 2001, 09:08 PM
definitely suits you

Tennisace
Dec 22nd, 2001, 08:18 AM
<font color=sapphire><font size=5>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Semifinals<font=size><font=color><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

Singles Semifinals

WC Nadia Petrova def. Iroda Tulyaganova 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-1

Q Kimiko Date def. Anastasia Myskina 7-5, 6-4

<br />Doubles Semifinals

(6) Goolagong/McQuillan def. (4) Graf/Manevska 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(6)

Hingis/Williams def. Date/Shaughnessy 6-3, 7-6(7)

Mattographer
Dec 22nd, 2001, 08:21 AM
The Aussie Powers storms into the Final for second times in row! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

They look forward to play new team, Martina Hingis and Venus Williams in the Final <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Thanks, Evonne for helping my career! <img src="graemlins/kiss.gif" border="0" alt="[Kiss]" />

Tennisace
Dec 22nd, 2001, 08:22 AM
<font color=ruby><font size=5>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Semifinals<font=size><font=color><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

Singles Semifinals

Lindsay Davenport def. Gabriela Sabatini 7-6(0), 2-6, 6-3

Patty Schnyder def. Kim Clijsters 7-6(1), 6-1

<br />Doubles Semifinals

Henin/Bedanova def. K Clijsters/Stevenson (2)6-7, 7-6(2), 7-6(6)

(3) Davenport/Zvereva def. (2) Pierce/Sabatini 6-0, 7-6(0)

Williams Rulez
Dec 22nd, 2001, 08:35 AM
<img src="eek.gif" border="0"> Lindsay!!! <img src="graemlins/hearts.gif" border="0" alt="[Hearts]" />

Mattographer
Dec 22nd, 2001, 08:41 AM
<center>http://rachelmcquillan.homestead.com/files/dubai10.jpg</center>

Rachel McQuillan hits the ball to return her opponent team, Stefanie Graf and Elena Mavenska. Goolagong-Cawley/McQuillan won the match in the third set tiebreaks.

ASV
Dec 22nd, 2001, 02:24 PM
<font color="red" size=4>Yonex Mixed Doubles World Championship: Semifinals</font>

<br />McQuillian/Norman def. Sabatini Rios 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(1)

Shaughnessy/Sampras def. Tanasugarn/Haas 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 <img src="eek.gif" border="0"> <img src="eek.gif" border="0">

Big Lindsay
Dec 22nd, 2001, 06:49 PM
<font size=5 color=red>McQuillan and Norman reach mixed doubles final</font>

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<font size=2 color=green> Rachel McQuillan and Magnus Norman used sharp returns and deft volleys to defeat the team of Gabriela Sabatini and Marcelo Rios 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(1). McQuillan and Norman will next face Meghann Shaughnessy and Pete Sampras in the final. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Big Lindsay
Dec 22nd, 2001, 07:02 PM
<font size=5 color=red>Goolagong and McQuillan qualify for Sanex Championships in doubles!</font>

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<font size=2 color=green> The Australian duo of Evonne Goolagong and Rachel McQuillan have not only reached the final at Linz, but have qualified for the season ending Sanex championships. Goolagong said; " I am delighted that we made it and feel privileged to play with Rachel, she is so awesome". Though not ranked #1 in doubles, Goolagong and McQuillan have definately been the most consistent team as of late, reaching their third consecutive semi, and second straight final. <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

iamkool
Dec 22nd, 2001, 07:04 PM
<font face="Arial Black'size="4"color="Red">GENERALI LADIES LINZ SEMIS WINNERS PHOTOS</font><br />http://www.rowztennis.com/imgs/picoweek/picoweek_63_lg.jpg<br />http://www.ne.jp/asahi/hp/hanafusa/images/kimiyit2s.jpg<br />http://www.monmouth.com/~randy/usopen/mcquillan97.jpg<br />http://www.canoe.ca/MartinaHingisGalleryImages/martina_58.jpg<br />http://eur.yimg.com/images/ukie/sp/tn/williams_010910_noone.jpg

iamkool
Dec 22nd, 2001, 07:15 PM
<font face="Arial Black"size="4"color="Green">Seat Open Semi Winners</font><br />http://www.worldnews.com/photos/sports/tennis/directory/davenport.jpg<br />http://www.edicom.ch/sports/tennis/aus/aus00/fr/images/actualite/patty.jpg<br />http://www.rds.ca/images/chroniques/tennis/TENNISTENWIN3B44A914.jpg<br />http://www.femsport.freeserve.co.uk/gr/halfnata.jpg

Jeff
Dec 23rd, 2001, 02:43 AM
<H2 Align=Center><Font color="red">American Duo</font><font color="white">Reaches Mixed</font><font color="blue">Doubles Final</font></H2>

<br /><IMG Src="http://espn.go.com/media/ten/2001/0829/photo/s_shaughnessy_i.jpg" height="262" width="195"><IMG SRC="http://www.amarillonet.com/images/headlines/090601/sampras.jpg" height="262" width="379"><br />Tough start for Americans Pete Sampras and Meghann Shaughnessy today in the semifinals of the Yonex Mixed Doubles Championships, but it didn't take long for the duo to pick things up as they went on to secure their spot in tomorrow's final, defeating the female's #1, Tamrine Tanasugarn, and her partner, Tommy Haas, 1-6 6-1 6-4. In the final Pete and Meghann will meet up with Rachel McQuillan and Magnus Norman...who's coach was Pete and Meghann's photographer at the beginning of the tournament <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">

[ December 22, 2001: Message edited by: Jeff ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 23rd, 2001, 07:52 AM
<font size=5><font color=sapphire>2001 Generali Ladies Linz Open Championships<font=size><font=color><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

Singles Championships

Q Kimiko Date def. WC Nadia Petrova 6-3, 6-3

<br />Doubles Championships

Hingis/Williams def. (6) Goolagong/McQuillan 3-6, 6-4, 7-5

Tennisace
Dec 23rd, 2001, 07:55 AM
<font color=ruby><font size=5>2001 Seat Open Luxembourg Championships<font=size><font=color><font size=2><font=size><font color=black><font=color>

Singles Championships

Patty Schnyder def. Lindsay Davenport 6-2, 6-4

<br />Doubles Championships

(3) Davenport/Zvereva def. Henin/Bedanova 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(7)

Williams Rulez
Dec 23rd, 2001, 08:19 AM
<font size = 5 color=blue>Lindsay Davenport Crashes out of 1 Final, but Takes Home a Title</font>

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Luxembourg - Lindsay Davenport has made her first singles finals appearance of the year at the Tier III Seat Open. After a season of bad first round loses and only 1 Quarterfinal apppearance, Lindsay has finally made it to a final. Though Lindsay crashed out of the finals 2-6 4-6 to Patty Schynder, some one she has beaten twice before, Lindsay is glad for her wonderful performance this tournament.

In fact, though Lindsay has lost her singles finals, she still takes home a title, her first of any sort this season. It is a doubles crown with her partner, Natasha Zvereva. They won 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(7), in a nailbiting and tight match. It was an amazing topspin lob by Natasha at match point that allowed Lindsay and Natasha to capture their first doubles crown together, and gain the number 1 spot in doubles!

Though Lindsay has not qualified for singles at the Sanex Championships, Lindsay and Natasha will still be going to Munich on the strength of thier doubles performance.

Lindsay's amazing performance will take her into the top 25 when the rankings are released on next week. Lindsay looks to improve on her form, and hopefully go one step further in the future.

[ December 23, 2001: Message edited by: Williams_Rulez ]</p>

Mattographer
Dec 23rd, 2001, 10:25 AM
Congratulations, Martina and Venus! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Hopefully, Rachel and Magnus win the Mixed Doubles event <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

Darran
Dec 23rd, 2001, 01:34 PM
PATTY SCHNYDER TAKES FIRST TITLE!!!

After a series of dissapointing losses in singles and mixed success in doubles, Schnyder fans have patiently been pulling their hair out, but now Schnyder tells all.....

Q. So patty, a surprise tournament win - you do anything different this week?

A.of course I'm one of those players that learns from my mistakes, I think it can be quite dangerous to come out all guns blazing right from the start im now got enough defeats under my belt to realise my strengths and weaknesses. This week i felt it was neccessary to serve and volley angainst the players i was playing and it worked a treat.

Q. So this is the corner turned now is it..

A. Well we will see, as long as i dont have to tank a match against Anna K soon- i hope the winning streak will continue.

Q. The doubles success has weaned a bit over the last few weeks, are you hopeful of getting that back on track.

A. Well yes basically ive been quite focused on my singles recently and perhaps not putting in the practice required, ive put in my commitments for the early part of next year and myself and Petra are playing different tournies coz im not highly ranked enough, but hopefully after that well team up again to continue this years success. I definatley think we have a shot at the chase.

Q. A word about your opponant today?

A. Yes totally i really should have said sonner. Lindsay is such a class act and to beat her today was probably the highlight of my career so far and being in a final was great. She hits that ball with such venom and accuracy its sometimes hard to stay focussed as the balls go flying past you but i think i just did enough to edge it today. Lindsay is my tip for the chase later this year i must add.

Thanks patty and well done on your first title.!!!

ASV
Dec 23rd, 2001, 02:09 PM
<font color="red" size=5 face="Andy">Yonex Mixed Doubles World Championship: FINAL RESULTS</font>

McQuillian/Norman def. Shaughnessy/Sampras 6-4, 1-6, 6-3

<font color="blue" face="Comic San MS"> Congratulations Rachel McQuillian and Magnus Norman on being the first ever Mixed Doubles World Champions!!!</font>

ASV
Dec 23rd, 2001, 02:12 PM
<font face="Lucida Handwriting" color="orange">

I AM #1!! YEEEEEAAAAAAAHHHH!!! #1 BABY!!!!! GOOD JOB TODAY IN DOUBLES LINDSAY, WE WERE AMAZING!</FONT>

Mattographer
Dec 23rd, 2001, 09:09 PM
YAY! What a fantastic tournament for Rachel and Magnus! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> Thanks Meghann and Pete for great match! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

bull
Dec 25th, 2001, 06:40 AM
<FONT SIZE=4><FONT COLOR="#0000FF">Kimiko Date Finally Made It to the Sanex Championship after Becoming the First Qualifier to Capture the Title in Linz</FONT></FONT>

<br />http://tennis.sinosports.net/images/items/xingkong/34/yida.28

[ December 25, 2001: Message edited by: bull ]

[ December 25, 2001: Message edited by: bull ]</p>