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spiceboy
May 4th, 2002, 02:24 AM
I was born 7 November 1977, the same day Maria Antonia Sánchez Lorenzo was born and we both live in the same city!!!! (Barcelona, Spain)

Isn't it amazing??? :eek:

marsha
May 4th, 2002, 02:33 AM
I really *hate* to admit this, but my birthday is the same as Martina Hingis's -- September 30th. **Way** different year and **way** different part of Planet Earth though!!! :)

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 02:51 AM
Amanda Hopmans and I have the same birthday, February 11, but of course, I am a "couple" of years older. She was born in the Netherlands and me in California.
Jennifer Hopkins is close, February 10, and again, I am a "couple" of years older. She was born a little closer too, in Missouri.

Both of your posts are cute. Spiceboy, were you also born in the same city?(same hospital too...that would be neat). Scorpio....wwwoooo

Marsha, the Libra....I can see it. Very level headed and humorous. That is wild that you have the same as Martina.

spiceboy
May 4th, 2002, 03:01 AM
Hi Irish!

Although I was born and live in Barcelona Maria Antonia lives here too but she was born in another spanish town (Salamanca) and moved when she was a child to get professional training.

So unfortunately we didn't share our first hours together under the same roof... ;)

pinguingirl
May 4th, 2002, 03:04 AM
Well I think Irish said it for me. I was born on February 11 as Amanda Hopmans but I'm way youger than her(14)

barmaid
May 4th, 2002, 03:13 AM
Well Marsha hated to admit that she was born on Sept. 30th, 1980 which is Martina Hingis' BD....but I'm very proud and happy to have given birth to a son on Marti's birthday so thats very special for me!!:hearts:

barmaid:wavey:

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 03:15 AM
Spiceboy, that would have been so unique and love your way of putting your first hours together.

Pinguingirl, I can't believe your birthday is the same as mine (and Amanda's), and of course I'm even more than a couple of years older than you. 2 out of the first 4 posters with the same birthday:)

Shane54
May 4th, 2002, 04:06 AM
The closest is Conchita Martinez who was born one day before me

Mark43
May 4th, 2002, 04:25 AM
Yes, I was born January 22nd...the same day as all time great Betty Stove! Does it get any better than that...I don't think so!

CB
May 4th, 2002, 04:34 AM
no idea - my birthday was on feb 25 1987 - does anyone know?

:p

Julian
May 4th, 2002, 05:42 AM
Have no idea as well!! I was born on June 25th and the closest I think is Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia who was born on June 27th..we're only 1 year and 2 days apart! :eek:

The good thing though is that I'm a big fan of Sveta, who is being coached by my fave's brother. :)

ys
May 4th, 2002, 05:45 AM
My birthday is the same as of the most famous Russian amateur player - Boris Yeltsin, LOL.

disposablehero
May 4th, 2002, 05:46 AM
May 16, 1970

Rising Sun
May 4th, 2002, 05:56 AM
6 February = same as Mi-Ra Jeon, although the year is different. ;)

Mateo Mathieu
May 4th, 2002, 06:40 AM
23rd of April = Daniela Hantuchova and Soari Obata! :o

Benny
May 4th, 2002, 06:49 AM
12th of August - PETE SAMPRAS and IVA MAJOLI I am lucky;)

Come-on-kim
May 4th, 2002, 06:54 AM
Yes, I'm, and I'm very proud!!!

I was born the same day as Monica Seles. The 2nd December, but she was born several years ago!!! I was born on 1984 and she was born 1974 I think

Ratz_3009
May 4th, 2002, 07:05 AM
The one and only MARTINA HINGIS !!

I found out that i had tha same b-day as her in 1996, i'm pretty happy about it.

It'z funny coz' her name is MARtina and my name is MARjoree. hehehehe, i hope u get wat i'm tryin' to point out !!

Well anywayz, have a nyce day !! Take care 'n' keep smilin' =)

Go MARTINA 'n' ANNA !!

~ MaRjOrEe ~

:) :D ;) :p

Candy946
May 4th, 2002, 08:09 AM
Anybody know a player born in Oct.3?

Jay
May 4th, 2002, 08:46 AM
My birthday is on the 10th April which is only 2 days before...

Jelena Dokic !!! :) :)

Jeff
May 4th, 2002, 08:50 AM
Amy Frazier has the same birthday as me, September 19.

Serena Williams' birthday is exactly a week after mine, September 26th, and Martina Hingis' is 11 days after mine, September 30 ;)

Oh, and my cousin was born the same day as Venus Williams, June 17. However, my cousin is only 10 :D

naomi baker
May 4th, 2002, 08:56 AM
some how i don't my niece will be able to mention this herself, considering she is only 5 weeks old :D :D :D :D
but she was born on March 29, so she shars her birthday with Jennifer Capriati :hearts: :hearts: :hearts:
coincidently they share the same name aswell;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

naomi :wavey: :wavey: :wavey:

Mazza
May 4th, 2002, 09:07 AM
I was born on the same day as a British player, Louise Latimer on the 19th January but Im not sure if any really famous tennis players share the same birthday with me.

paul_masterton
May 4th, 2002, 09:08 AM
i was born on the 2nd of november. there area few ive found who were born on teh 5th. But as of yet haven't found any.

Paul :D

Lleyki
May 4th, 2002, 09:33 AM
I don't know actually
I was born on 21 March
anyone?

Elske
May 4th, 2002, 09:56 AM
I was born on May 2 1985; same day as Ashley Harkleroad :bounce:

veryborednow
May 4th, 2002, 10:30 AM
happy birthday for yesterday Teddy :)

jabberwocky
May 4th, 2002, 10:39 AM
disposablehero -- Gabriela Sabatini was born on May 16, 1970. :) I was born the day before her. :rolleyes:

Elske
May 4th, 2002, 10:42 AM
Originally posted by veryborednow
happy birthday for yesterday Teddy :)

thx vbn:)

veryborednow
May 4th, 2002, 10:52 AM
May 8th

Nicole Palaversic Coopersmith, baby daughter of Maja Palaversic Coopersmith

:p

morbidangle
May 4th, 2002, 11:11 AM
yoshie
You share your birthday with ..............




STEFFI GRAF!!(don't know if it is a good thing for you or not!)

Steffi was born on the 14th of June as well.
My birthday is on the 16th of June... And I'm happy that Steffi's birthday is pretty close to mine...:bounce:

*Izzy*
May 4th, 2002, 11:14 AM
I've looked, but no one seems to share my birthday.:sad:

It's 12th september if anyone has any idea?:confused:

MartianJoeyWinson
May 4th, 2002, 11:30 AM
Sept 10th, same as Julie HD me thinks, twenty days before Martinamas Day!

Josh
May 4th, 2002, 11:32 AM
June 14, 1979

Same day as Steffi Graf but I'm 10 years younger.

HAIL-VENUS
May 4th, 2002, 11:47 AM
French woman Amelie Mauresmo has the closest birthdate to mine. She was born July 5 and I was born July 7. Uhm, I'm also "a couple" years older than she is.:wavey: Hehe, Pam Shriver was born on July 4th Independence Day. She's older than me too.

dhenni
May 4th, 2002, 11:48 AM
I'm another one sharing with Amy F, September 19.

angele87
May 4th, 2002, 11:52 AM
March 17... anybody know??

sartrista7
May 4th, 2002, 12:21 PM
Same day and year as Andy Roddick - 30 August 1982. But I don't like him, though I would shag him.

cheeky
May 4th, 2002, 01:46 PM
i was born on the same day as my favortie Serena Williams,September 26,just not the same year,she is exactly 2 years older than me!!

Elisse
May 4th, 2002, 02:11 PM
:wavey: Frey, you share your birthday with Cristina Torrens-Valero (12th September 1974)

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 03:53 PM
Originally posted by yoshie707
was anyone born on the 14th of June??
Steffi Graf...one of my all time favs

*Izzy*
May 4th, 2002, 03:55 PM
Thanks for that, Elisse!:)

Andre@
May 4th, 2002, 05:03 PM
I was born on January 16 the same day of Marta Marrero

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 05:13 PM
Here are some matchups and close matchups for those that weren't sure who shared a birthday

Julian - closest was Adriana Gersi (June 26)

CB - Celine Beigbeder (Feb 25)

Hail Venus - Catalina Castana (Jul 7) next were Anastasia Myskina and Selima Sfar (Jul 8)

Candy946 - closest was Martina Hingis (Sep 30) and Martina Muller (Oct 11)

Cmon_kim01 - closest was Alina Jidkova (Jan 19)

Lleyki - Maria Elena Camerin and Maureen Drake (Mar 21)

Angele87 - closest was Tina Krizan (Mar 18)

*Others that posted that had similar birthdays

Sep 19 - Eleni Daniilidou and Rika Fujiwara

Jun 16 - Asa Svensson

Scotso
May 4th, 2002, 05:17 PM
I wat born on May 29th, the same day as Sebastien Grosjean :D

But I don't know any women that were born on that day...

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 05:23 PM
Scotso, Evie Dominikovic shares your birthday.:)

dhenni
May 4th, 2002, 05:58 PM
Wow, I have 3, Amy Frazier, Eleni Daniilidou and Rika Fujiwara, September 19.
Thanks for looking it up, Irish. :)

theheninfan
May 4th, 2002, 07:19 PM
My friend Hali has the same birthday as Justine Henin...June 1st.


My birthday is on January 1st...what about me?

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 07:49 PM
Dhenni, what great company. You're welcome.

TheHeninFan, Vanessa Webb has a Jan 1st birthday also. Other close ones were Miroslava Vavrinec (Jan 4) and Iroda Tulyaganova and Fabiola Zuluaga on Jan 7.

veryborednow
May 4th, 2002, 07:57 PM
Irish - I couldn't ask you to check my birthday (8th May), I've looked but found nobody?? The closest I can find is Ashley harkleroad

Thank you, if you can :)

Lleyki
May 4th, 2002, 08:05 PM
Woohoo
I have the same birthday as 2 players :) :
Maria Elena Camerin and Maureen Drake
thanx Irish
:kiss:

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 08:12 PM
My pleasure Veryborednow. You share your birthday with Sandra Kleinova (CZE).

The next closest were on May 3; Stephanie Foretz and Zuzana Ondraskova. Also on May 12, Virginie Razzano and Anastassia Rodionova.
:D

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 08:15 PM
You're very welcome Lleyki :D

veryborednow
May 4th, 2002, 09:19 PM
thanks - i have no idea who she is :p i appreciate it a lot

Seles_Beckham
May 4th, 2002, 09:47 PM
What about November 9.... any one know??

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 10:08 PM
Originally posted by veryborednow
thanks - i have no idea who she is :p i appreciate it a lot
She just lost today in qualies in Berlin. Ranked about 110

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 10:19 PM
Ns_seles, the closest I could find was Alena Vaskova (Nov 8) of CZE. About the more well known may be Maria Antonia Sanchez Lorenzo (Nov 7) of Spain. Several Czech and Hungarian players born near your birthday....cold winter in Feb/Mar?

Kylli
May 4th, 2002, 10:32 PM
I am "twin" with Alex Corretja - same date, month and a year as well! :)

I always follow his results - just to see how well others - those who have born at the same day, are doing... and it seems that I don't have to worry about him... :)

Seles_Beckham
May 4th, 2002, 10:46 PM
thanx

maximus82
May 4th, 2002, 10:49 PM
Could somebody check up on August 10th? Please please please :) :) :)

~maximus82

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 10:50 PM
Ns_seles, you're welcome.

Joseosu19
May 4th, 2002, 11:03 PM
I have the same birthday as Venus Williams...June 17th...

of course I'm 2 yrs older...

gee...Venus must be special because she was born on MY birthday:p ;) :p

Irish
May 4th, 2002, 11:39 PM
Originally posted by maximus82
Could somebody check up on August 10th? Please please please :) :) :)

~maximus82
Maximus, you'd have a great doubles partner with Lisa Raymond who also was born on Aug 10

Next closest was Iva Majoli, Aug 12.

disposablehero
May 5th, 2002, 12:05 AM
I assure you I knew that jabberwocky. As I grew up, Gaby always seemed to be the same age as me (for some reason I found that important :hearts: ). It wasn't until about 4 years ago that I discovered the big surprise. The internet is handy for that sort of thing.

Come-on-kim
May 5th, 2002, 07:07 AM
I know the 2nd December is Monica Seles. But who others are the closest?

Thanks

HAIL-VENUS
May 5th, 2002, 07:54 AM
Thank you Irish, you're kool:cool: Catalina and Anastasia are now my soul sisters, as well as Amelie and Pam.:D :bounce: :bounce:

thefreedesigner
May 5th, 2002, 08:17 AM
Me = 22nd August.

Mats Wilander is the only one I can find (the only one there is?). If anybody else knows of any others.... Cheers! :)

Wizkid
May 5th, 2002, 09:33 AM
Anyone know for December 8th? My mom was born the same day as Serena i didnt know that

jabberwocky
May 6th, 2002, 07:22 PM
Originally posted by disposablehero
I assure you I knew that jabberwocky. As I grew up, Gaby always seemed to be the same age as me (for some reason I found that important :hearts: ). It wasn't until about 4 years ago that I discovered the big surprise. The internet is handy for that sort of thing.

I was only trying to be helpful. :rolleyes:

Gallofa
May 6th, 2002, 07:47 PM
5th of August anyone?

I think the closer is Pato Tarabini on the 6th... but maybe there's someone I've missed that was born the same day as me?

PamShriverRockz
May 6th, 2002, 07:50 PM
Bea, you're closer to mine! :) ;)
4th of August anyone??

wongqks
May 6th, 2002, 07:50 PM
I have been told I share my birthday with Chris Evert (21st December)

Keith
May 6th, 2002, 07:56 PM
MIne is March 18th - Tina Krizan's birthday. Who is that?

My birthday is close to Jennifer's. SHe was born on the 30th of March. We were born in the same city, too.

Randy H
May 6th, 2002, 08:06 PM
Tina Krizan's a top 30 doubles player :)

Anyone know if there's a player born Feb. 3? :o

Scotso
May 6th, 2002, 08:25 PM
Krizan/Srebotnik are a great doubles team ;)

Evie eh? Maybe I should become a fan ;)

MartinaI
May 6th, 2002, 09:13 PM
I was born on June 14th 1982. I would have preferred September 30th though!!

Penguin
May 6th, 2002, 10:09 PM
Originally posted by Candy946
Anybody know a player born in Oct.3?

i dont know of any player, but its my birthday too!
hope this is some kind of consolation to you ;) ;)

Elisse
May 6th, 2002, 10:35 PM
Come-on-kim - 2nd Dec - as you said, Monica Seles and also Rachel Mcquillan (1971). Next closest after that is Anke Huber on the 4th

thefreedesigner - 22nd August - Franco Squillari (1975), I think next closest is Mary Jo Fernandez on the 19th(?)

Wizkid - 8th Dec - No one on your birthday, but the closest is Gaston Gaudio and Fabrice Santoro both on the 9th

Gallofa - 5th August - Harel Levy (1978). Next closest Angeles Montolio on the 6th

PamShriverRockz - 4th August - Paul Goldstein (1976)

Jenny fan - 18th March - Marianne De Swardt (1971)

Randy H - 3rd Feb - Closest to your birthday is Javier Sanchez on the 1st


and mine, 5th April - Julien Boutter (1974 - same year as me! :D ). Closest WTA players to mine are Sandrine Testud on 3rd or Lilia Osterloh on the 7th.

Gallofa
May 6th, 2002, 10:49 PM
Thanks Elisse! :D I will have to keep an eye out for this Harel Levy then! :D

Irish
May 7th, 2002, 01:42 AM
You're welcome Hail-Venus. Very good company.:D

thefreedesigner
May 7th, 2002, 02:12 AM
Thanks Elisse. :)

Irish
Dec 28th, 2002, 01:56 AM
:D :wavey: :D

ASV
Dec 28th, 2002, 02:13 AM
I was born the same day as 1954 : Paul McNamee and Jakob Hlasek

ASV
Dec 28th, 2002, 02:14 AM
^^November 12^^

Gowza
Dec 28th, 2002, 02:43 AM
i have the same birthday as lucic. 9th of march

raquel
Dec 28th, 2002, 02:51 AM
Does anyone know if anyone was born on my birthday - August 20th?

spiceboy
Dec 28th, 2002, 02:58 AM
Els Callens' birthday is August 20th too

selesfan1
Dec 28th, 2002, 03:10 AM
I was born on Dcember 25th the same day as Francoise Durr and Kelcy Tefft.

Tratree
Dec 28th, 2002, 03:13 AM
July 4th....Me and Pam Shriver, though I assure you I was born MUCH later.

raquel
Dec 28th, 2002, 03:21 AM
Originally posted by spiceboy
Els Callens' birthday is August 20th too
Thanks Spiceboy:kiss:

disposablehero
Dec 28th, 2002, 03:28 AM
Originally posted by spiceboy
I was born 7 November 1977, the same day Maria Antonia Sánchez Lorenzo was born and we both live in the same city!!!! (Barcelona, Spain)

Isn't it amazing??? :eek:

I can claim someone even hotter.

england_rules
Dec 28th, 2002, 03:37 AM
What about July 1?

FP
Dec 28th, 2002, 04:44 AM
I was born 28th of september 2 days after Serena's b/d and 2 day before Martina's b/d :)

FP
Dec 28th, 2002, 04:48 AM
wow we have so many ppl born in september. Laziest ppl have nothing to do but chatting hehehe :) j/k

Irish
Dec 28th, 2002, 07:34 AM
England_Rules, I think Tathiana Garbin is the closest to your birthday so far (Jun 30). The other would be Amelie Mauresmo (July 5). :)