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Z Commando
Feb 24th, 2005, 12:54 PM
Which American player switched nationality for a day to get a wildcard?

Brαm
Feb 24th, 2005, 04:14 PM
Kim Po

danra
Feb 24th, 2005, 04:19 PM
Did Kim Po do it for a wildcard? I thought she did it in Zurich because she was scared of being a terrorist target playing as US just after 9/11.

TonyP
Feb 24th, 2005, 04:36 PM
Tammy Tanasugaran? I thought she was born in the US, then switch to Thai citizenship.

the jamierbelyea
Feb 24th, 2005, 05:05 PM
Tanasugarn was born in Los Angeles and moved to Thailand when she was a child, thus Thailand is really her home country. She holds dual citizenship, but she's never represented in the United States.

Asmus
Feb 24th, 2005, 05:56 PM
Kristina Brandi used to play for the US but now plays for Puerto Rico. I don't know of anyone who did it for a day.

Topher950
Feb 24th, 2005, 06:14 PM
one of the uberoi sisters??

Allez-H
Feb 24th, 2005, 06:17 PM
Kim Po at the Zurich tourney I belive.She was Swiss if I'm not mistaken (her partner was Swiss,right?)

Infiniti2001
Feb 24th, 2005, 07:02 PM
one of the uberoi sisters??

Shikira was actually born in India:p

Topher950
Feb 24th, 2005, 09:42 PM
sorry...i just remember someone saying on the board that she was USA last year so she could get into the US open....i wasnt sure tho...thanks for clearing it up!

rated_next
Feb 24th, 2005, 09:42 PM
Janet Lee ??

pcrtennis
Feb 24th, 2005, 10:23 PM
I thought Janet Lee was born in Taiwan....?

Xian
Feb 24th, 2005, 10:41 PM
hm some lower ranked players like Mariana Correa who played for Ecuador before and Paula Zabala who plays for Columbia now. Nina Munch-Soegaard has also a double nationality (Norway/USA) as Lolita Frangulian (Uzbekistan/USA). I think Varvara Lepchenko was listed as American once too.
I remember Stephanie Chi, who played for the States and Taiwan.
Alanna Broderick (Jamaika and USA) and Megan Moulton-Levy (Jamaika and USA).
Alexandra Podkolzina (USA/Russia); Jessica and Kim-Anh Nguyen (Vietnam and USA); Tara Iyer (India/USA); Masha Bayser (USA(/Israel); Jie Zeng (USA/China);

Vut
Feb 25th, 2005, 02:11 AM
Tanasugarn was born in Los Angeles and moved to Thailand when she was a child, thus Thailand is really her home country. She holds dual citizenship, but she's never represented in the United States.

;)

nitocris_tiger
Feb 25th, 2005, 02:39 AM
hm some lower ranked players like Mariana Correa who played for Ecuador before and Paula Zabala who plays for Columbia now. Nina Munch-Soegaard has also a double nationality (Norway/USA) as Lolita Frangulian (Uzbekistan/USA). I think Varvara Lepchenko was listed as American once too.
I remember Stephanie Chi, who played for the States and Taiwan.
Alanna Broderick (Jamaika and USA) and Megan Moulton-Levy (Jamaika and USA).
Alexandra Podkolzina (USA/Russia); Jessica and Kim-Anh Nguyen (Vietnam and USA); Tara Iyer (India/USA); Masha Bayser (USA(/Israel); Jie Zeng (USA/China);

What a walking encyclopaedia! I'm amazed at some of the people on this board with their knowledge of so many players!

Jakeev
Feb 25th, 2005, 09:21 AM
I thought Janet Lee was born in Taiwan....?

Not really sure but I do know she graduated from Peninsula High School in Palos Verdes, CA where she was once part of a very dominating high school team.

Doraemon
Feb 25th, 2005, 09:47 AM
If I remember correctly, Janet Lee swtched to Taiwan to play at the Sydney Games a few months before the event took place.

Greenout
Feb 25th, 2005, 10:14 AM
Kim Po at the Zurich tourney I belive.She was Swiss if I'm not mistaken (her partner was Swiss,right?)


She married a Swiss guy and uses his nationality to carry
her dual citizenship tag? right?

Nothing wrong with this - it's legal and many couples do that.
If they have children, they have the option of dual citizenship
too.

Hayato
Feb 25th, 2005, 10:17 AM
isn't Z Commando asking for the player that switched for a day?

Greenout
Feb 25th, 2005, 10:22 AM
isn't Z Commando asking for the player that switched for a day?

That's what I originally thought; but it can't be? You can't change
your citizenship for only a day. :lol:

I can't even name a country that will allow a person to that?
If this is true; I'd really like to know where this is legal?

Jem
Feb 25th, 2005, 02:06 PM
Back in the day (the 1970s), Patty Hogan was an American who switched to British citizenship.

Z Commando
Feb 25th, 2005, 05:18 PM
From what I've read in this thread I think the person was indeed Kimberley Po.

Thanks :wavey:

Ravsieg
Feb 25th, 2005, 05:21 PM
Didn't Varvara Lepchenko start as "UZB", change to "USA" and go back to represent Uzbekistan?

Xian
Feb 25th, 2005, 06:12 PM
Didn't Varvara Lepchenko start as "UZB", change to "USA" and go back to represent Uzbekistan?

yeah I already posted that before and I think she was listed as American once

Xian
Feb 25th, 2005, 06:18 PM
Bea Bielik (Hungary/USA)
Marnie Mahler (Germany/USA)
Natalia Jung (Brazil/USA)
Nina Henkel (Germany/USA)

Hoytie
Feb 25th, 2005, 06:19 PM
Sunitha Rao may play for India.