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WIMBY
Jul 31st, 2006, 02:01 PM
Does anyone know who the last British female player was who qualified into the Main Draw of the US Open and when? :wavey:

Chris_G
Jul 31st, 2006, 08:24 PM
Does anyone know who the last British female player was who qualified into the Main Draw of the US Open and when? :wavey:

That would be Samantha Smith, who came through the qualifying in 1997. Sam's also the last British female player to get straight into the main draw on her ranking (back in 1998).

WIMBY
Jul 31st, 2006, 10:47 PM
Many thanks for that information. :worship:

CrybabyRussiafan
Aug 1st, 2006, 12:27 PM
Hopefully this year Mel or Anne or Sarah will repeat Sam's feat.

WIMBY
Aug 3rd, 2006, 08:25 PM
Melanie has moved into the qualifying draw :bounce:

Monica_Rules
Aug 4th, 2006, 01:08 PM
Go brits:)

I'm hoping Anne or Mel can do really well here. Anne almost qualified in 2003.

WIMBY
Aug 22nd, 2006, 09:43 AM
Four brits in qualifying on their own ranking :woohoo:

A Keothavong (30) (140) v Y Fedossova (261)
M South (179) v (18) K Nagy (126)
S Borwell (206) v S C-Aloro (157)
K O'Brien (238) v (WC) A Weinhold (571)

GOOD LUCK :)

martin white
Aug 22nd, 2006, 10:58 AM
Does anyone know who the last British female player was who qualified into the Main Draw of the US Open and when? :wavey:
what year did clare wood qualify and win her 1strd match? :confused: early nineties i think! good luck girls,anne and mel have the best shot i think! :)

Monica_Rules
Aug 22nd, 2006, 11:27 AM
Come On Girls:)

Europe rocks
Aug 22nd, 2006, 08:40 PM
Anne :sobbing:

Katie sneaked into the draw :bounce: :woohoo: Good luck to Mel and Sarah also!

WIMBY
Aug 22nd, 2006, 09:11 PM
Four become three

Anne :sad:

Good luck tomorrow Melanie, Sarah and Katie :) :) :)

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 01:47 PM
I think Mel has the best shot the way she has been playing lately......we shall see. It would be nice to see 1 Brit girl's name in the main draw! :unsure:

MLF
Aug 23rd, 2006, 03:33 PM
Anne's loss to Fedossova was very disappointing. She had a great shot at qualifying when you look at her section of the draw. Losses like that and the one she had gainst Kop-Jones last week make me highly doubt if she'll ever get into the top 100.

Katie has the best chance for a first round win. Mel & Sarah have tough opponents.

Also good luck to Ireland's Kelly Liggan who has a stiff task taking on Agnieszka Radwanska today.

Europe rocks
Aug 23rd, 2006, 09:14 PM
(18) Nagy d. Mel 6-1 6-4
Cohen-Aloro leads Sarah 6-2 3-6 1-0
O'Brien leads Weinhold 7-5 0-0

Europe rocks
Aug 23rd, 2006, 09:59 PM
Cohen-Aloro d. Borwell 6-2 3-6 7-6 (8-6) Sarah wasted 3 match points in the tiebreak :o :smash:
Katie leads Weinhold 7-5 5-6 from 7-5 5-2 :o

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:07 PM
It's down to katie......c'mon need 1 Brit girl in this years Open!

Europe rocks
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:09 PM
Not going to well :sad:
*7-5 5-7 0-1 15-30

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:11 PM
still early in 3rd set

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:13 PM
oh crap down 0-2 15-40......c'mon rally yourself!

South Yorks Fan
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:13 PM
C'mon Katie, time to rewrite your history. Fight back and wipe out some bad recent memories.:bounce: :bounce: :boxing:

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:20 PM
Let's go secon wind, got the break back...now HOLD!!!!

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 10:21 PM
Ugh broken at luv......not good.

WIMBY
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:12 PM
Melanie 4-6 1-6 :sad: Tough draw Melanie as Kyra is playing well this year having won three titles already.

Kyra's results 2006 IN DETAIL
FEBRUARY - Fell 1r at Dubai (l. to fellow qualifier Nagyova).

APRIL - Won singles title at $25K ITF/Poza Rica-MEX.

JUNE - Won singles title at $50K ITF/Zagreb-CRO (d. Garbin in final).

JULY - Won third ITF Circuit singles title of year (15th of career) at $25K ITF/Roma Canottieri 4-ITA (d. Cornet in final); fell 1r at Budapest (l. to top seed Castano).

Cohen-Aloro d. Borwell 6-2 3-6 7-6 (8-6) :sad: Tough draw, great fight.

Weinhold d. O'Brien 57 75 63 :sad:

Mforensic
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:27 PM
At least we know what the girls can accomplish...which 2007 should be good. Never thought i'd see 4 go to US Open qualies...that's a big accomplishment. things can only get bigger and brighter.

WIMBY
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:40 PM
Hopefully Elena will be back and it will be five GB players in 2007 who will also be much more experienced next time. Good luck girls.

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:42 PM
pissed off with Sarah B :mad:
what a chance blown :( :( and 15 pts down the drain :fiery:

WIMBY
Aug 23rd, 2006, 11:43 PM
Not as upset as Sarah must be :sad:

See I have green lines on my signature :fiery:

Monica_Rules
Aug 24th, 2006, 05:08 PM
The girls missed their chances here. The only one i'm not too shocked with is Mel. First time playing in this event. Same for Katie but she had a dream draw.

Didn't think Sarah would get that close but missing 3 MP is inexcusable.

Anne:rolleyes: Doesn't look like she'll ever go much further.