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RYNJ
Dec 28th, 2001, 08:42 PM
that the number one seed at the Australian Open, which is obviously Lindsay Davenport, can play Mary Pierce in the 1st Round? I think its possible because Mary is a wild-card. IS IT?????

TheBoiledEgg
Dec 28th, 2001, 08:47 PM
Possible but unlikely

Its not cos she's a WC but cos she is unseeded.

Nacho
Dec 28th, 2001, 08:49 PM
Hmmmm, pretty interesting

-Sonic-
Dec 28th, 2001, 08:49 PM
slightly more possible than it would have been this time last year....

still, a match like that would at least guarentee us some sort of early round women's action on tv.

moby
Dec 30th, 2001, 02:48 AM
in fact mary has a 50-50 chance of meeting a seed in the first round <img src="graemlins/firey.gif" border="0" alt="[Fiery]" />

all because she's not a seed

Crazy Canuck
Dec 30th, 2001, 02:50 AM
If jenn does well In syndey, and Lindsay doesnt make the final - will jenn not be the top seed?

Linnie
Dec 30th, 2001, 03:01 AM
According to the AO website, the seeds will be announced on January 10th. So, the Sydney results won't count as far as AO seeding is concerned.

Crazy Canuck
Dec 30th, 2001, 03:12 AM
Thanks Linnie <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

CB
Dec 30th, 2001, 03:15 AM
Of course it is possible!

Remember OZ when Lindsay faced Jelena Dokic? Venus Williams vs. Barbara Schett at Roland Garros?

By the way, I'd love to see this match! First round, so exciting! <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

[ December 29, 2001: Message edited by: Caio Braz ]</p>

Tennisace
Dec 30th, 2001, 03:47 AM
Correction Mary Pierce has a 1 in 4 chance of meeting any of the 32 seeds, and a 1 in 8 chance of meeting a top 16 seed, and a 1 in 16 chance of meeting a top 8 seed!

tenn_ace
Dec 30th, 2001, 03:50 AM
there will be quite a few dangerous floaters this year: Mary, Anna, Conchita (if there are not many withdawals)... to me it just makes the tournament more exciting............

moby
Dec 30th, 2001, 03:55 AM
thankx for correcting me brian