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TheBoiledEgg
May 20th, 2002, 01:50 PM
VENUE
Tennis Club Milano
"Alberto Bonacossa"
Via Generale Arimondi 15
20155 Milano

1st rd
1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. Marina Viliamovskaia (RUS) 6-0 6-0 :sad: :sad:
Jamea Jackson (USA) d. Kristina Czafikova (SVK) 6-3 6-0 :eek:
Andrea Hlavacova (CZE) d. Marina Tavares (BRA) 6-4 5-7 6-4
14-Aurelija Miseviciute (LTU) d. WC-Megan Falcon (USA) 6-4 6-3 :D

Casey Dellacqua (AUS) d. 12-Hanna Nooni (SWE) 6-2 6-3
q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS) d. q-Tzvetana Pironkova (BUL) 4-6 6-3 6-2 :D
Alexia Virgili (ITA) d. Debbrich Feys (BEL) 6-4 6-2
6-Andreja Klepac (SLO) d. LL-Emily Webley-Smith (GBR) 6-1 6-3 :sad:

3-Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. q-Laura Thorpe (FRA) 6-0 7-5
Carly Gullickson (USA) d. Anastasia Sourkova (RUS) 6-0 6-3 :sad: :mad:
Evgenia Linetskaya (RUS) d. Marcela Arroyo (MEX) 6-3 6-1 :D
16-Tory Zawacki (USA) d. Tiffany Welford (AUS) 4-6 6-1 6-3

11-Mariana Correa (ECU) d. Michelle Mitchell (USA) 6-2 6-3
WC-Verdiana Veradi (ITA) d. Tina Schmassmann (SUI) 7-6 1-6 8-6
Ana Ivanovic (YUG) d. LL-Dasha Segonchuk (RUS) 6-1 6-4 :sad:
5-Anna Lena Groenefeld (GER) d. Dominique Van Boekel (NED) 6-1 6-4

7-Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. q-Irina Kotkina (RUS) 6-4 6-3 :sad:
Lina Stanciute (LTU) d. WC-Lisa Tognetti (ITA) 6-4 6-4 :D
Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d. WC-Irina Smirnova (RUS) 7-6 6-7 4-1 rtd :sad:
10-Vera Douchevina (RUS) d. Oxana Lyubtsova (UKR) 6-3 6-2 :D

13-Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. q-Dia Evtimova (BUL) 6-0 6-2 :D
q-Mariana Junqueira (BRA) d. q-Julia Cohen (USA) 6-2 6-0
Nina Brattchikova (RUS) d. Nina Oprandi (SUI) 4-6 6-2 6-0 :D
Jarmila Gajdosova (SVK) d. 4-Cory Ann Avants (USA) 7-5 7-5

8-Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) d. Charlene Vanneste (FRA) 7-5 3-6 6-2
Maria Jose Lopez d. WC-Elena Vianello (ITA) 4-6 6-4 8-6 :)
Shadisha Robinson (USA) d. WC-Margot Torre (ITA) 6-3 6-4
9-Elise Tamaela (NED) d. q-Shiho Tanaka (JPN) 7-5 6-2

15-Elke Clijsters (BEL) d. Lizaan Du Plessis (RSA) 6-1 6-1
q-Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) d. Darya Ivanov (AUS) ?? :sad:
LL-Larissa Carvalho (BRA) d. Serena Bergomi (SUI) 3-6 6-4 6-3
2-Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. Jenni-Lee Heinser (USA) 6-1 6-2 :)


2nd rd
1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. Jamea Jackson (USA) 6-0 4-6 7-5
14-Aurelija Miseviciute (LTU) d. Andrea Hlavacova (CZE) 3-6 7-5 6-2 :D
q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS) d. Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 4-6 6-4 6-0 :D
6-Andreja Klepac (SLO) d. Alexia Virgili (ITA) 6-1 4-6 6-3

3-Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. Carly Gullickson (USA) 7-6 6-3
Evgenia Linetskaya (RUS) d. 16-Tory Zawacki (USA) 6-1 6-2 :D
11-Mariana Correa (ECU) d. WC-Verdiana Veradi (ITA) 6-4 6-2
5-Anna Lena Groenefeld (GER) d. Ana Ivanovic (YUG) 6-3 6-0 :)

Lina Stanciute (LTU) d. 7-Lucie Safarova (CZE) 6-1 6-3 :D
10-Vera Douchevina (RUS) d. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 6-1 6-3 :D
13-Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. q-Mariana Junqueira (BRA) 7-6 6-3 :D
Jarmila Gajdosova (SVK) d. Nina Brattchikova (RUS) 6-4 6-4 :(

8-Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) d. Maria Jose Lopez 6-2 6-4 :(
Shadisha Robinson (USA) d. 9-Elise Tamaela (NED) 3-6 7-5 6-3
15-Elke Clijsters (BEL) d. q-Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 7-5 6-1
2-Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. LL-Larissa Carvalho (BRA) 6-3 6-2 :)

3rd rd
1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. 14-Aurelija Miseviciute (LTU) 6-4 6-0 :(
q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS) d. 6-Andreja Klepac (SLO) 6-3 0-6 6-2 :D
3-Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. Evgenia Linetskaya (RUS) 6-3 6-0 :sad: :(
5-Anna Lena Groenefeld (GER) d. 11-Mariana Correa (ECU) 6-2 6-0 :)

10-Vera Douchevina (RUS) d. Lina Stanciute (LTU) 6-2 6-1 :D
13-Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. Jarmila Gajdosova (SVK) 7-5 7-6 :D
8-Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) d. Shadisha Robinson (USA) 4-6 6-0 6-4 :)
2-Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. 15-Elke Clijsters (BEL) 7-6 6-2


Quarter-Finals

1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. v q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS)
3-Petra Cetkovska (CZE) v 5-Anna Lena Groenefeld (GER)
10-Vera Douchevina (RUS) v 13-Maria Kirilenko (RUS)
8-Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) v 2-Barbora Strycova (CZE)

TheBoiledEgg
May 20th, 2002, 01:50 PM
good luck to all the Russian girls :)

especially Vera Douchevina ;) go Kiddo ;)

Justinator
May 20th, 2002, 02:20 PM
Debbrich :sad:


Good luck to Kirsten, Elke, Myriam, Evgenia and Vera! :bounce:

Martian KC
May 20th, 2002, 02:25 PM
Good luck to:
MYRIAM CASANOVA
PETRA CETKOVSKA
Carly Gullickson
EUGENIA LINETSKAYA
Tina Schmassmann
LUCIE SAFAROVA
Kirsten Flipkens
Vera Douchevina
Maria Kirilenko
ROMINA OPRANDI
Jarmila Gajdosova
Cory Ann Avants
Elke Clijsters
Serena Bergomi
and BARBORA STRYCOVA!!!!!!

Too bad for Kristina, Debbrich, and Hanna!!:(

Justinator
May 20th, 2002, 02:27 PM
Eggy, I see you don't have Nina Brattchikova included in your signature. You don't think she'll make it? She's been injured this year, not?

the cat
May 20th, 2002, 03:23 PM
A Nina sighting! She seemed to have fallen off the face of the earth. Welcome back Nina!

Udachi Maria K!

Where is Maria Sharapova? Her junior schedule is lacking! :( If she was playing a challenger, I could understand her missing these 2 junior tournaments in Italy. But she hasn't played in about a month. And she needs proper preperation for the Junior French open. But she's not getting it. :confused:

~SunFlower~
May 20th, 2002, 05:15 PM
Hello CatHat,

Yes, I noticed that too. I knew that MS won't be in the main draw. :sad: :sad: :sad: When I first read the article about Junior Italian Open at itfjunior.com site, it did not mention her name Maria Sharapova. So I was expecting though. Because she is the most popular junior player and if she was going to play there, it would put her name in the article obviously.

Very disappointed, indeed. :sad: At least we have another Maria to root for! Let's go Maria K!! :bounce: :bounce:

Since Maria Sharapova joined the ITF Junior circuit, I noticed that she played her preparation event of Grade 1 one week after or before the junior grad slam. For example, she played Grade 1 tournament one week after Jr. US Open and one week before Jr. Aus Open. So, she might enter Grade 1 tournament (38th Astrid Bowl, you can find at www.astrid-bowl.com) next week to prepare for Jr. French Open. The entry list has not posted yet. We have to keep our finger and toes crossed. She really needs to prepare cuz there is an extremely strong field for the Jr. French Open. Oh boy!

Poor Maria S, she is certainly lacking in her junior schedule. She missed 2 out of 3 Grade A events. Strycova and Casanova did not miss 3 Grade A events so far this year. Perhaps she has a lot of school work to do (she mentioned in the latest interview, remember?). Maybe that's the one of the reasons.

The most surprise was that Tatiana Golovin wasn't in the main draw. The article said that many eyes will be on her (meaning she would be there) but she is not there?! Is she injuried? :confused:

By the way Eggy, thanks for posting the draw! You are an excellent worker for keeping it up in WTAWorld. :wavey:

I hope Vera (she is the only one who can beat her in the bottom half) beats Barbora Strycova! Go Vera! I want Maria K to go all the way but I have to be realisitc that hopefully Vera possibly meets Maria K in the QF and Vera will defeat MK. :(

I find that the top half is lighter for Myriam than for Barbora in the bottom half.

Go Maria K!

TheBoiledEgg
May 20th, 2002, 05:29 PM
all things being equal

Myriam Casanova will make semis
winner of Linetskaya and Cetkovska in the 3rd rd are the likely semifinalists

Barbora Strycova has an easy ride until Semis

where she should face winner of Vera v Maria K QF providing Maria gets past another talent in Jarmila Gajdosova

there's also Lucie Safarova in the 3rd quarter as well
3rd Quarter is the hardest to predict.


it will be interesting to see how the US girls do here.
Jamea got them off to a good start, suprised by the scoreline rather than the win.

TheBoiledEgg
May 20th, 2002, 05:37 PM
updated with results

well done Vera ;)
Maria K :)
Evgenia ;)
Lina :)


Irina :sad:
Marina :o OUCH :(
Irina :(
Dasha :(

~SunFlower~
May 20th, 2002, 05:40 PM
Agree with you Eggy but you never know with Clijsters meeting Strycova!

Eggy, there are more latest results just updated.

Maria K wins easily 6-0, 6-2! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Myriam wins double bagels against the Russian! :o That's our Russian Wrecking Ball (as CatHat states) we know! :rolleyes:

Lleyki
May 20th, 2002, 05:45 PM
Way to go Kirsten and good luck Elke :bounce:

~SunFlower~
May 20th, 2002, 05:55 PM
Finally, I found the website for Junior Italian Open:

http://www.tcmilanobonacossa.it/bonfiglio/bonfiglioindice.htm

:wavey:

Justinator
May 20th, 2002, 06:09 PM
Congrats Kirsten, Evgenia, Vera, and Myriam! :)

TheBoiledEgg
May 20th, 2002, 06:17 PM
Nina won too :)

Elke is through as well

Jarmila defeats #4 seed Cory Ann Avants , not a suprise to me

Randy H
May 20th, 2002, 06:19 PM
congrats and best of luck to:

*Jamea Jackson
*Petra Cetkovska
*Carly Gullickson
*Jarmila Gajdosova :D :D :D (always the worst draws in these big events!! :()
*Maria Jose Lopez-Herrera
*Shadisha Robinson
*Elise Tamaela :D
*Darya Ivanov
*Larissa Carvalho :D

too bad for Kristina, Marcela, and Dia :(

ptkten
May 20th, 2002, 07:45 PM
Congrats Jamea Jackson, Petra Cetkovska, Carly Gullickson, Tory Zawacki, Lucie Safarova, and Jarmila Gajdosova!

Too bad for Kristina Czafikova, Cory Ann Avants and Julia Cohen :(

Petra vs. Carly 2nd round :( :( Those are my two favorites here and I'm sure Carly would have made it further but she's probably going to go out to Petra.

Great win Jamea...unfortunately she's almost 100% gone next round as well.

ptkten
May 20th, 2002, 07:47 PM
Does anyone know if Ashley's planning on playing the Junior French, I really hope so because it would be good practice against some really good players

Monica_Rules
May 20th, 2002, 08:32 PM
Emily:sad: :( :mad: :fiery:

Good luck Myriam and Elke!

Martian KC
May 20th, 2002, 09:02 PM
LMAO!!! Lucky the Russians that I like are far away from Myriam so far.;)

Alek
May 21st, 2002, 03:54 AM
Go Maria Jose :)

ghosts
May 21st, 2002, 07:00 AM
Dia :sad:
Tzveti :sad:

TheBoiledEgg
May 21st, 2002, 09:08 AM
1st results in Tues

Zsuzsanna Babos wins in 3 sets
Elisa Tamaela also thru

King Aaron
May 21st, 2002, 09:17 AM
Congrats Myriam and Elke !!

:sad: Cory Ann and Julia..:(

Julia.. keep it tough girl at least u qualified..;)

Lleyki
May 21st, 2002, 11:22 AM
Congrats Elke

TheBoiledEgg
May 21st, 2002, 12:55 PM
2nd rd top half completed

2nd rd
1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. Jamea Jackson (USA) 6-0 4-6 7-5
14-Aurelija Miseviciute (LTU) d. Andrea Hlavacova (CZE) 3-6 7-5 6-2 :D
q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS) d. Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 4-6 6-4 6-0 :D
6-Andreja Klepac (SLO) d. Alexia Virgili (ITA) 6-1 4-6 6-3

3-Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. Carly Gullickson (USA) 7-6 6-3
Evgenia Linetskaya (RUS) d. 16-Tory Zawacki (USA) 6-1 6-2 :D
11-Mariana Correa (ECU) d. WC-Verdiana Veradi (ITA) 6-4 6-2
5-Anna Lena Groenefeld (GER) d. Ana Ivanovic (YUG) 6-3 6-0 :)

TheBoiledEgg
May 21st, 2002, 12:56 PM
well done Evgenia ;) pretty efficient :)
Ekaterina as well :)
Aurelija ;) well done girl

Myriam taken to 3 .......... :eek:

TS
May 21st, 2002, 02:19 PM
Wonder if Darya got through that 1st round match? :confused:

Bad luck Casey :( But at least you won a match
Tiffany :sad:

Good luck
Barbora Strycova :)
Vera Douchevina :)

Justinator
May 21st, 2002, 03:12 PM
Congrats Elke, Myriam and Evgenia! :)

arn
May 21st, 2002, 09:21 PM
Good luck Kirsten and Elke!!!

Justinator
May 22nd, 2002, 12:40 AM
Originally posted by TheBoiledEgg

Alexia Virgili (ITA) d. 6-Andreja Klepac (SLO) 1-6 6-4 6-3 :eek:



Eggy, on the site Sharky posted it says Klepac def Virgili :confused:


http://www.tcmilanobonacossa.it/torneidinamici/Singfemminile/tabellonepa2.asp

TheBoiledEgg
May 22nd, 2002, 03:17 AM
I got the result from the site, they probably changed it after.


and they've changed the score a bit as well

Klepac won 6-1 4-6 6-3.

TheBoiledEgg
May 22nd, 2002, 01:24 PM
2nd rd Bottom half completed Wed (hope all right taken from Website)

Lina Stanciute (LTU) d. 7-Lucie Safarova (CZE) 6-1 6-3 :D
10-Vera Douchevina (RUS) d. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 6-1 6-3 :D
13-Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. q-Mariana Junqueira (BRA) 7-6 6-3 :D
Nina Brattchikova (RUS) d. Jarmila Gajdosova (SVK) 6-4 6-4 :D

8-Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) d. Maria Jose Lopez 6-2 6-4 :(
Shadisha Robinson (USA) d. 9-Elise Tamaela (NED) 3-6 7-5 6-3

15-Elke Clijsters (BEL) d. q-Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) 7-5 6-1
2-Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. LL-Larissa Carvalho (BRA) 6-3 6-2 :)

TheBoiledEgg
May 22nd, 2002, 01:26 PM
well done Nina, great win :)

Maria and Vera won as expected :)

Lina, pretty good win :):)

Barbora next up for Elke ;)

Lleyki
May 22nd, 2002, 01:46 PM
That's a tough match for elke :(
Anyway good luck

~SunFlower~
May 22nd, 2002, 02:03 PM
Corrected: Jarmila Gajdosova (SVK) d. Nina Brattchikova (RUS) 6-4 6-4

Maria K won once again! Good luck against Gajdosova tomorrow!!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

TheBoiledEgg
May 22nd, 2002, 02:19 PM
damn they changed it .......... always one is wrong :(

poor Nina :(

TheBoiledEgg
May 22nd, 2002, 02:21 PM
still its confusing ?????????

on drawsheet it says Jarmila won
and on today's results it has Nina 6-4 6-4 :confused: :confused:

arn
May 22nd, 2002, 04:23 PM
Well done Elke!!

Now beat Strycova!!!!

Kirsten :sad:

Jem
May 22nd, 2002, 04:33 PM
For whomever asked why Golovin isn't playing the Italian juniors, it's probably because she's playing the French Open qualifying this week. She won her first round match today. She was up a set against Eun-Ha Kim when the Korean retired.

Justinator
May 22nd, 2002, 06:45 PM
:sad: Kirsten, Congrats to Vera though


Well done Elke! Good luck against Barbora! :)

Martian KC
May 22nd, 2002, 07:51 PM
With Elke's confidence right now, I think she can really challenge Barbora.:)
Keep going Myriam, Petra, Eugenia, Vera, Maria, Jarmila, Elke, and Barbora!:):D

Too bad for Carly, Lucie:fiery:, and Kirsten!:(

TheBoiledEgg
May 23rd, 2002, 11:36 AM
Top half of

3rd rd
1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. 14-Aurelija Miseviciute (LTU) 6-4 6-0 :(
q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS) d. 6-Andreja Klepac (SLO) 6-3 0-6 6-2 :D
3-Petra Cetkovska (CZE) d. Evgenia Linetskaya (RUS) 6-3 6-0 :sad: :(
5-Anna Lena Groenefeld (GER) d. 11-Mariana Correa (ECU) 6-2 6-0 :)

Ekaterina :D well done :)
Evgenia :sad: :( very disappointing

Aurelija too :(

BelgianGirl
May 23rd, 2002, 12:13 PM
Good luck, Elke !!!! :) :D

franzit
May 23rd, 2002, 01:34 PM
I heard a rumor about Kirilenko. The tournament director would have said to a photographer to ask to her mother the permission for a photo shoot ...well,I don't think modelling ,but maybe some portraits ...People say she hasn't everything less then Sharapova...but this last one is more publicized by img

Justinator
May 23rd, 2002, 01:48 PM
Congrats Myriam! :)

Evgenia :sad:

the cat
May 23rd, 2002, 02:48 PM
Franzit, I'm not sure what you were saying about the Maria's! :confused: You said that Kirilenko's Mother was asked for her daughter to be in a photo shoot. Right? And did they have the shoot?

And you said about Kirilenko that "people say she hasn't everything less then Sharapova...but this last one is more publicised by img". I'm not sure what you are trying to say. But it's obvious that Sharapova gets much more attention than Kirilenko. But if Maria K. continues to play well, then she will receive alot more attention than she is getting.

Franzit, how did you hear about this rumour? A newspaper?

TheBoiledEgg
May 23rd, 2002, 03:06 PM
cat ........ he knows the journo stuff ;)

thekimfan
May 23rd, 2002, 03:48 PM
Elke hup, Elke hup,
good luck:bounce:
Too bad for Kirsten:sad:

Brαm
May 23rd, 2002, 03:55 PM
Go Elke!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :bounce:

TheBoiledEgg
May 23rd, 2002, 04:10 PM
Bottom half of 3rd rd

10-Vera Douchevina (RUS) d. Lina Stanciute (LTU) 6-2 6-1 :D
13-Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. Jarmila Gajdosova (SVK) 7-5 7-6 :D
8-Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) d. Shadisha Robinson (USA) 4-6 6-0 6-4 :)
2-Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. 15-Elke Clijsters (BEL) 7-6 6-2 :)


great win Vera ;) awesome performance

Masha, just sneaked it :D
Barbora is a tough cookie

World #1 .......bad luck Elke

TS
May 23rd, 2002, 04:26 PM
Congrats Barbora and Vera!! :D

Martian KC
May 23rd, 2002, 05:08 PM
Congrats Myriam, Petra, Vera, Maria, and Barbora!!

Vera vs. Maria should be interesting!:)
Looking for a Myriam/Petra and Vera/Barbora semifinal.;)
And than Myriam/Barbora final with Myriam winning of course!

Brαm
May 23rd, 2002, 05:38 PM
Congrats on a good tournament Elke :D

Good luck in doubles :bounce:

TheBoiledEgg
May 23rd, 2002, 05:38 PM
QF Head to Heads

Casanova v Bytchkova no meets

Petra CETKOVSKA (CZE) v Anna-Lena GROENEFELD (GER)

2002 GA 38th Coffee Bowl Hard (O) QF Petra CETKOVSKA 7-6(3) 1-0

Petra CETKOVSKA (CZE) leads 1 : 0


Vera DOUCHEVINA (RUS) v Maria KIRILENKO (RUS)

2001 G5 Black Gold of Udmurtia Hard (I) FR Vera DOUCHEVINA 6-1 6-3
2002 G2 International Bavarian Junior Challenge 2002 Carpet (I) SF Vera DOUCHEVINA 6-1 6-2

Vera DOUCHEVINA (RUS) leads 2 : 0


Zsuzsanna BABOS (HUN) v Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE)

2001 G1 Eddie Herr International Junior Tennis Championships Hard (O) QF Barbora STRYCOVA 0-6 4-6

Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE) leads 1 : 0

franzit
May 23rd, 2002, 06:05 PM
cat, I heard this from friend...he has heard the tournament director(palmieri) saying this to a photographer...palmieri is an img manager so maybe he could propose her to that agency (even if I'm not sure a so talented player don't have any sponsors) . I didn't see the girl live ,but my friend said she was pretty at least as Sharapova( it looks like as the classical player better "live" than in photo).

Justinator
May 23rd, 2002, 06:54 PM
Elke :sad:

Congrats Vera! :)

the cat
May 23rd, 2002, 07:05 PM
Thanks for the info Franzit!

Udachi Maria! Show Vera the new Maria! Or, atleast stand up to Vera this time.

TheBoiledEgg
May 23rd, 2002, 07:17 PM
cat, Maria will do better this time, other two meets were indoors where Vera is unstoppable

the cat
May 24th, 2002, 01:29 AM
Eggy, do you tend to overrate the Russian girls? Or are you just very enthusiastic about their talent?

~SunFlower~
May 24th, 2002, 02:39 AM
Way to go, The New Maria Killer! :bounce: :bounce: You are getting better and better.

I can't wait for the great QF match between Maria and Vera!

I hope I see her in the Grade 1 Canadian event this summer. If both Marias are entered in the event, I am going to freak out! But poor me, I am dreaming! I think it's a good chance that Maria Killer will be there for the Jr US Open preparations. She seems to play more junior events than Maria S. I hope my lovely Maria Sharky didn't fall off the planet since she hasn't played for a month! I don't think she is back until Jr French Open, I am afraid. :sad: It would be nice if she plays next week in Astrid Bowl for the French Open preparations but I very much doubt. :sad:

TheBoiledEgg
May 24th, 2002, 02:58 AM
me over-rate :rolleyes: ??????? never

I am enthusiastic about them though. I've seen Vera play, know what she can do.
Yet to see Maria although only 2 months separate their ages.

King Aaron
May 24th, 2002, 07:24 AM
Good luck Myriam !!!

TheBoiledEgg
May 24th, 2002, 10:49 AM
Quarter-Finals

1-Myriam Casanova (SUI) d. q-Ekaterina Bytchkova (RUS) 6-0 6-3 :sad:
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. Vera Douchevina (RUS) 6-4 6-1 :) :( :sad:

TheBoiledEgg
May 24th, 2002, 10:50 AM
wow congrats Masha :) a great win on her fav surface

Vera :sad: but she'll be back ;)

late_fellow
May 24th, 2002, 11:00 AM
Congrats Myriam ..

the cat
May 24th, 2002, 11:48 AM
After taking 2 poundings from Vera, Maria turned the tables and whipped Vera! :eek: Eggy, this is incredible! :bounce:

I hope Maria plays Myriam next! ;) Maybe Maria will chop Myriam down to size! LOL!

Udachi Maria! :hearts:

TheBoiledEgg
May 24th, 2002, 12:22 PM
they can only meet in final

Martian KC
May 24th, 2002, 12:34 PM
Sorry cat, Myriam has the number on Russians!:p

TheBoiledEgg
May 24th, 2002, 01:38 PM
Petra Cetkovksa (CZE) d. Anna-Lena Groenefeld (GER)7-6 6-7 7-5
Barbora Strycova (CZE) d. Zsuzsanna Babos (HUN) 6-3 7-5

arn
May 24th, 2002, 02:05 PM
Bad luck Elke...

~SunFlower~
May 24th, 2002, 02:11 PM
Unbelievable, Maria! What a score! Congrats, Maria. I guess she wanted the revenge from losing to Vera twice in the past. Now she is joining in the group of top players. :)

Assuming she loses to Barbora, she is going to move up closer to Maria Sharapova in the rankings. That way both don't have to meet each other in the early rounds in Jr French Open. :)

What a great SF is going to be! Maria K vs Barbora and Myriam vs. Petra.

Gooood Luck, Maria. Try your best. :bounce: Barbora is a tough cookie, indeed.

Justinator
May 24th, 2002, 03:26 PM
Congrats Myriam! :)

Vera :sad:

the cat
May 24th, 2002, 07:37 PM
KC, I affectionately call Myriam Casanova "The Russian Wrecking Ball"! :eek:

But this year, I believe the Russian girls will be up to the challenge of playing the much more powerful Myriam. In fact, "The Russian Lynx" Maria Sharapova already has a win over Myriam at the 2002 Junior Australian Open. I'm sure you remember that!

KC, I still expect Myriam to have the upper hand on the Russian girls this year. But their matches will be more competitive than in the past.

Udachi Russian girls versus "The Russian Wrecking Ball"! ;)

Martian KC
May 24th, 2002, 08:04 PM
I agree! Should be some good matches!:)

King Aaron
May 25th, 2002, 08:28 AM
Good luck Myriam..:)

I hope there will be a Myriam vs. Barbora final !!

paul_masterton
May 25th, 2002, 10:29 AM
c'mon Barbora :D

TheBoiledEgg
May 25th, 2002, 03:27 PM
SemiFinals

Myriam Casanova d. Petra Cetkovska 3-6 7-6 6-4 :(
Barbora Strycova d. Maria Kirilenko 6-3 7-5 :sad: :(

bad luck Masha :(
c'mon Barbora take the title now :)

Martian KC
May 25th, 2002, 03:44 PM
Phew! Too close there Myriam!:eek: Glad you squeaked out of that one! Congrats to both Myriam and Barbora.;) Too bad for Petra and Maria.

the cat
May 25th, 2002, 03:49 PM
Barbora seems to have the Russian Maria's numbers! :eek: Barbora is ready for the pros! :D

Justinator
May 25th, 2002, 03:50 PM
Good luck in the final Myriam! :)

King Aaron
May 26th, 2002, 08:09 AM
woohoo !! Myriam vs. Barbora in the final !!!

I have to go for Myriam .. sorry Barbora

Go Myriam.. take the title girl !!! :bounce:

lin
May 26th, 2002, 08:30 AM
good luck Barbora in final :D

TS
May 26th, 2002, 09:25 AM
Go Barbora :)

ptkten
May 26th, 2002, 05:53 PM
Petra :(

TheBoiledEgg
May 26th, 2002, 05:56 PM
FINAL

Barbora Strycova d. Myriam Casanova 6-2 7-6 :D

well done and congrats Barbora :) :bounce:

TheBoiledEgg
May 26th, 2002, 05:59 PM
doubles final

Anna-Lena Groenefeld/Barbora Strycova d. Myriam Casanova/Elke Clijsters 6-2 7-5 :D

Justinator
May 26th, 2002, 06:10 PM
Not the results I wanted to see :sad:

~SunFlower~
May 26th, 2002, 08:39 PM
Me either..! :(

All the credit to Barbora for winning 2 out of 3 Grade A events this year. She should be ready to turn pro next year. She is Junior No 1 at the end of this year.

Martian KC
May 26th, 2002, 08:45 PM
It seemed Myriam had a bad start, but congrats to Barbora!:) Too and Myriam and Elke.:(

I guess Daniela has permitted her to play doubles with someone else.;)

the cat
May 26th, 2002, 09:03 PM
Congrats to Barbora! She isn't listed as having good size. Actually she's kind of average size by today's stands. But Barbora sure knows how to play tennis! :D Strycova handles the heavyweights just as easily as the lightweights! She should easily be the #1 junior at years end. The only thing that could stop her are injuries, or concentrating on Challengers and small WTA events.

Well done Barbora! :bounce: And between Barbora, Petra and Lucie, the Czech Republic has 3 of the prettiest tennis players you'll ever see! :hearts:

Speaking of pretty! KC, I'm trying to place the lovely photo of the woman in your avatar. :confused: I think that girl is a WTA player, if I'm not mistaken. But I can't figure out who she is. ;) Any help would be appreciated! :hearts:

Martian KC
May 26th, 2002, 10:33 PM
Cat, it's the lovely and talented Cara Black.;):hearts:

lin
May 27th, 2002, 12:13 AM
Congrats Barbora :bounce:

the cat
May 27th, 2002, 01:22 AM
Thanks for the info KC! :wavey: But I was kind of hoping the lovely woman your avatar was you! ;) :kiss: :hearts:

TheBoiledEgg
May 27th, 2002, 02:58 AM
Barbora has only lost to Myriam Casanova this year in all competition

She was 0-2 vs Myriam and both were this year.

#1 rank is still not assured...... 3 SLAMS to go and they have double points for winners

And then there is the Connelly Continental Cup, thats an added bonus, you can get alot of points there.

King Aaron
May 27th, 2002, 11:27 AM
:sad: Myriam :sad: :fiery: A doubles loss !!! :fiery:

Congrats Barbora :)

Myriam, you'll get her next time..

late_fellow
May 28th, 2002, 07:44 AM
Myriam..:(