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Dvd89
Dec 13th, 2006, 01:35 PM
A New Year's exhibition match in Seoul between Maria Sharapova and Lindsay Davenport has been cancelled due to the latter's pregnancy, an organizer said Wednesday.

The two world-class players were due to clash on the first day of 2007 in Seoul.

"Early this morning, we were notified from the agent for Davenport that she cannot play the exhibition match because of her pregnancy," Lee Seung-hwan, the president of sports marketing company Sema Sports, told Yonhap News Agency. "Because of the short notice, we have decided to cancel the event."
The company has arranged various sporting events, including a tennis exhibition match between Roger Federer and Raphael Nadal last month and Sharapova and Venus Williams last year.

so bad:fiery:

ioni
Dec 13th, 2006, 02:03 PM
:scratch: don't get it why are you so :fiery: it's not bad it's a good thing when someone 's having a baby . good for lindsay ..:) and for Maria well :scratch: she's not the pregnant one :lol: so she will have years and years of tennis and exhibition matches ahead of hear ...:angel:

Princeza
Dec 13th, 2006, 02:05 PM
who will she play then? or is it cancelled?

Maria Croft
Dec 13th, 2006, 06:28 PM
Oh my, so much talk about her getting pregnant and now it actually happened, congrats Lindsay!

Slampova
Dec 13th, 2006, 10:33 PM
who will she play then? or is it cancelled?

Organisers have said that due to the short notice, the event has simply been cancelled.

~lollipop_girl~
Dec 13th, 2006, 10:53 PM
Oh Congrats to Lindsay, I don't particularly like her but this is great news for her... :D :bounce:

I'm sure Maria will find something else (party) to go to instead ;)

myxomatosis
Dec 14th, 2006, 01:24 AM
Well, I'm disappointed that the exhibition is cancelled...
But congrats to Lindsay! That's absolutely fantastic news! :D

Lefty.
Dec 14th, 2006, 01:27 AM
Great for Lindsay to be having a baby! :) But i'm sad that she's retiring. I'll miss her, she's one of the greatest strikers of the ball. :hug:

Does this mean Maria won't have a doubles partner in the Hong Kong exo?

Andy.
Dec 14th, 2006, 05:14 AM
O well Masha will miss out on a bit of money for playing the EXO, congrats to Lindsay and now Masha can concentrate on Hong Kong

Porcupine
Dec 14th, 2006, 09:57 AM
Well congrats Lindsay. :clap2:

Shimizu Amon
Dec 14th, 2006, 08:32 PM
I think it's great for Lindsay. Congratz girl, enjoy your pregnancy.

Andy.
Dec 15th, 2006, 02:10 AM
I havr heard that Caroline Wozniaki was the alternate and might be the replacement player. I would love to see Caro and Masha play doubles together.