PDA

View Full Version : WTA Best Newcomer - possible NOMINATIONS!!!


papru
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:05 PM
according to wtatour.com

"in the quest for breakthrough results in 2007 are":

1. Vania King

2. Michaella Krajicek

3. Olga Poutchkova

4. Alona Bondarenko

5. Aravane Rezai

6. Agnieszka Radwanska

which means, I think, that these are the players who will fight for the Best Newcomer on the Tour Award



I know there have already been threads about this award but its the freshest news :D

Dexter
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:32 PM
how Alona & Misa are newcomers? :tape:

Piotr'ek
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:33 PM
Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooring :yawn:

Misa & Alona are newcomers for sure :tape:

papru
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:46 PM
:lol: dont ask me :) thats what i found on wtatour

Highlandman
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:47 PM
Radwansa:kiss:

FrenchY52
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:48 PM
:zzz:

Kim's_fan_4ever
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:49 PM
Please not again :yawn:

papru
Dec 2nd, 2006, 03:51 PM
sorry if this is boring for you but i just found it. why shouldnt i share it with you?

Slumpsova
Dec 2nd, 2006, 04:33 PM
Bondarenko & Krajicek won't be nominated since they were ranked in top 100 last year.

The Dawntreader
Dec 2nd, 2006, 04:37 PM
Tough between Rezai and Radwanska, as they both reached a round of 16 at a major. I'll go with Radwanska though on the strength of her wimby run, Luxembourg semi, warsaw quarter and RG junior title:D

The Daviator
Dec 2nd, 2006, 04:38 PM
My vote goes to Aga :yeah:

HenryMag.
Dec 2nd, 2006, 04:46 PM
Radwanska or Poutchkova

The Dawntreader
Dec 2nd, 2006, 04:48 PM
My vote goes to Aga :yeah:

She's so deserved isnt she dav?:D

Louis Cyphre
Dec 2nd, 2006, 04:52 PM
Radwanska for sure!
Even if I dont like her I have to admit that she is veeery good :yeah: But she will never be one of my faves,for me she is just the next good player,nothing special.

The Daviator
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:12 PM
She's so deserved isnt she dav?:D

Yep, and so promising :D

The Dawntreader
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:13 PM
Yep, and so promising :D

Though i'm still annoyed that venus got injured playing her:( :lol:

DaNieLa RoCkZ
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:15 PM
It definitely has to be Olga Poutchkova.. I mean she only started playing tour matches at the US Open and now she is #38 in the world from 100 something in 2 months.. thats impressive

The Daviator
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:16 PM
Though i'm still annoyed that venus got injured playing her:( :lol:

I know, but at least she continued until the end and took the bagel, not a lot of players would do that :)

The Dawntreader
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:19 PM
I know, but at least she continued until the end and took the bagel, not a lot of players would do that :)

not naming any names;) :lol:

darkangel23
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:22 PM
I think Krajicek and Bondarenko you can't count as Newcombers. But I'd say it should be Aravane Rezaï because of her 3r in Roland Garros stretching Vaidisova to three sets and beating Ai Sugiyama in Round 2. And her big run at the US Open by ousting Grönefeld and Kirilenko en route to 4r. Radwanska was also very good but I think Rezaï's runs at those Grand Slams were a bit bigger than Radwanskas...:)

DarkchildSwiss
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:39 PM
aga for sure

AnnaK_4ever
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:45 PM
Radwanska, definitely.

Wimbledon 4th round; Luxembourg SF; Warsaw QF; wins over Myskina, Venus, Dementieva.

ayusania
Dec 2nd, 2006, 05:52 PM
Rezai or Poutchkova...i think

Xian
Dec 2nd, 2006, 06:09 PM
:help: :help: good research of the WTA :lol:

well def. not Krajicek and Bondarenko

tucker1989
Dec 2nd, 2006, 06:38 PM
I would guess King, Poutchkova, and Rezai

saki
Dec 2nd, 2006, 06:57 PM
I bet Vania King will get it. There will be American pressure.

RR-87
Dec 2nd, 2006, 07:36 PM
Olga :angel:

Darop.
Dec 2nd, 2006, 07:46 PM
I'd say Radwanska.

What's up with Bondarenko and Krajicek?? They're not newcomers and neither did squat this year :tape: Oprandi should have been there instead ;)

Drake1980
Dec 2nd, 2006, 07:55 PM
Olga!

SzavayFi
Dec 3rd, 2006, 03:24 AM
None of them will enter the top thirty :tape:

Ben.
Dec 3rd, 2006, 03:41 AM
I'd say Poutchkova for me.

Poutchkova reached the quarters or better at 5 tour events consecutive (incl. reaching 2 finals in Kolkata & Quebec City) which is quite impressive i find for someone starting out their 1st year on tour.

Radwanska & Rezai r definitely up their on my list as well too but I would still pick Poutchkova over them.

hwanmig
Dec 3rd, 2006, 03:56 AM
Radwanska's leading:o, I don't like looking at her face.

ViennaCalling
Dec 3rd, 2006, 10:26 AM
Where's Tamira? Oh, the thread is by papru :haha:

Ballbasher
Dec 3rd, 2006, 10:28 AM
Tamira isn't even in Top100 :rolleyes:

Dexter
Dec 3rd, 2006, 10:30 AM
Where's Tamira? Oh, the thread is by papru :haha:when did Tamira reach Top100? :) (that's what is meant by a term newcomer)

Freakan
Dec 3rd, 2006, 10:30 AM
Where's Tamira? Oh, the thread is by papru :haha:

she's #182 :o

ViennaCalling
Dec 3rd, 2006, 10:31 AM
Tamira isn't even in Top100 :rolleyes:

But shortly ;) :devil:

It was only a joke - sorry :( :sad:

papru
Dec 3rd, 2006, 12:59 PM
Where's Tamira? Oh, the thread is by papru :haha:

:o

you should change wta rules :tape:

TTomek
Dec 3rd, 2006, 01:09 PM
1. Rezai and Radwanska
2. Poutchkova

the others are not newcomers :shrug:

Modiac.
Dec 3rd, 2006, 01:18 PM
I'd say Aga or Alona. ;)

cypher_88
Dec 3rd, 2006, 03:27 PM
all except radwanska

TTomek
Dec 3rd, 2006, 03:53 PM
all except radwanska

:spit:

Piotr'ek
Dec 3rd, 2006, 04:09 PM
None of them will enter the top thirty :tape:
wanna bet?

schris
Dec 3rd, 2006, 04:43 PM
come on Aga :)

tucker1989
Dec 3rd, 2006, 04:47 PM
Is this a joke? How does Radwanska deserve it that much more than anyone else?

Tenisci
Dec 3rd, 2006, 04:49 PM
Rezai or Poutchkova

tucker1989
Dec 3rd, 2006, 05:03 PM
Vania won a singles title, two doubles title, another doubles final, reached three Grand Slam second rounds and beat four top fifty players and then reached the top fifty herself.

Aravane reached a Grand Slam fourth round and another third round, she reached three other quarterfinals, beat seven top fifty players, and also reached the top fifty.

Olga reached two tour finals, another semifinal, and two more quarterfinals, all in a row, she beat four top fifty players and reached the top fourty in singles.

Aga reached a Grand Slam fourth round and another second round, she reached a semifinal and a quarterfinal, she beat five top fifty players and reached the top sixty in singles.

Based on that criteria, I would say that Aravane deserves the award

Dexter
Dec 3rd, 2006, 05:18 PM
Vania won a singles title, two doubles title, another doubles final, reached three Grand Slam second rounds and beat four top fifty players and then reached the top fifty herself.

Aravane reached a Grand Slam fourth round and another third round, she reached three other quarterfinals, beat seven top fifty players, and also reached the top fifty.

Olga reached two tour finals, another semifinal, and two more quarterfinals, all in a row, she beat four top fifty players and reached the top fourty in singles.

Aga reached a Grand Slam fourth round and another second round, she reached a semifinal and a quarterfinal, she beat five top fifty players and reached the top sixty in singles.

Based on that criteria, I would say that Aravane deserves the awardYou forget to take into consideration that Aga is the only one who beat Top10 player. She also made the biggest jump in the ranks.

As for Aravane yes, she deserves it also and I won't argue if she takes it, b/c she had one hell of a year. And as for Olga she didn't deserve it b/c she hasn't won a MD match in a GS tournament and she didn't even play a Tier II.

Pszczelny
Dec 3rd, 2006, 05:29 PM
all except radwanska

Romania :hearts:

DaNieLa RoCkZ
Dec 3rd, 2006, 05:39 PM
Olga has only played 1 Grandslam Maindraw match which was at the US open.. and she also beat 2 top twenty players, Ivanovic and Jankovic and did well against other good players like Chakvetadze.

Dexter
Dec 3rd, 2006, 05:52 PM
Olga has only played 1 Grandslam Maindraw match which was at the US open.. and she also beat 2 top twenty players, Ivanovic and Jankovic and did well against other good players like Chakvetadze.She played in all 4 GS though... but she failed to qualify into 3 remaining GSs.

papru
Dec 3rd, 2006, 06:31 PM
all except radwanska

:spit: :o :lol:

papru
Dec 3rd, 2006, 06:34 PM
Is this a joke? How does Radwanska deserve it that much more than anyone else?

and why not :spit:

people who follow her career know why... :o :lol:

Meteor Shower
Dec 3rd, 2006, 07:11 PM
I predict alot of fights here when Radwanska sisters will get to the top30+.. :o

fufuqifuqishahah
Dec 3rd, 2006, 07:15 PM
None of them will enter the top thirty :tape:

:smash:

--

its going to be king, rezai, or radwanska.... from least likely to most likely

--

i would put misa in there but she doesnt feel like a newcomer to me. but maybe she'll win it if she's in the category.

Iceland
Dec 4th, 2006, 06:11 AM
I think it's going to be between Rezaï and Radwanska.
Both have made good results since the clay season, contrary to Poutchkova. That's why they are more deserving according to me.

After, it's very hard to decide. I just want to precise that Radwanska has been rightly helped by her Federation with a WC at Warsaw and Wimbledon, Aravane not. Therefore, I would say that Rezaï's achievement is a little bit more impressive than Radwanska's since nobody expected her at this level. Aravane is literally a newcomer whereas Radwanska was already known for her promising results in the junior's tour.

souam
Dec 4th, 2006, 06:22 PM
Aravane Rézaï!

DaNieLa RoCkZ
Dec 4th, 2006, 06:24 PM
I think it's going to be between Rezaï and Radwanska.
Both have made good results since the clay season, contrary to Poutchkova. That's why they are more deserving according to me.

Well Doesnt that make what Olga achieved better, i mean she is ranked higher than both of those girls and she did it in less than half the time they did.. They have been playing since like May and Olga really only started playin on the tour level in September

Ellery
Dec 4th, 2006, 06:46 PM
Aravane.

Iceland
Dec 4th, 2006, 07:11 PM
Well Doesnt that make what Olga achieved better, i mean she is ranked higher than both of those girls and she did it in less than half the time they did.. They have been playing since like May and Olga really only started playin on the tour level in September

Olga played a lot of low events without taking a break, it's an easier way to rise in the ranking. Moreover, making a final in Kolkatta is not as impressive as making the 4th round of a Grand Slam.

Sara81
Dec 4th, 2006, 07:23 PM
Aravane is such a nice girl .. really :yeah:
I saw Radwanska playing pretty well in Luxemburg too but my vote still goes to aravane I think ..