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JimM
Sep 9th, 2007, 08:19 PM
Sunfeast Open

Kolkata, India
September 17-23, 2007
Tier III
Prize Money: $175,000
Draw: 32M/16Q/16D
Surface: Greenset/Indoors

Natash.
Sep 9th, 2007, 09:00 PM
Good luck Masha! Hopefully you carry out your good form into Kolkata!

dulkogii
Sep 10th, 2007, 01:14 AM
Come On Maria!

Hopefully A Good Job!

Kirilenko_Kamp
Sep 15th, 2007, 03:39 AM
I'm surprised Makiri is playing here instead of Beijing. She has many good happy memories there including clinching her 1st singles title. The people of Beijing embraced & loved her over there not to mention. I guess Makiri and coach Nick Van Harpen have something up their sleeve. Maybe strategize a way to get her ranking back up where it supposed to be. Hopefully, Makiri has continued to improve on her form and possibly grab her 2nd singles title. Wouldn't that be sweet?!? Good luck Makiri in Kolkata! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

Derek.
Sep 15th, 2007, 12:50 PM
[1]Bartori vs. King
Koryttseva vs. Q
Brianti vs. Arvidsson
Poutchek vs. [5]Kudryavtseva

[3]Mirza vs. Rao
Errani vs. Keothavong
Dellacqua vs. Wozniak
Obziler vs. [6]Cornet

[7]Pennetta vs. Iyer
Amanmuradova vs. Gallovits
Q vs. Q
Q vs. [4]Kirilenko

[8]Chan vs. Shroff
Gajdosova vs. Fedossova
Rodionova vs. Sromova
Shevedova vs. [2]Hantuchova


Good luck Maria! :)

Sharapower8
Sep 15th, 2007, 01:32 PM
Good luck Makiri :kiss:

Vassili
Sep 15th, 2007, 03:16 PM
Davaï Maria !!

Rod the Bama
Sep 15th, 2007, 06:21 PM
Not a bad looking draw for Makiri. If she can continue her good play that she has shown lately, then i can see her at least reaching the semifinals where hopefully she`ll meet up with Dani. In fact i really think that she can win the tournament.

TheBoiledEgg
Sep 15th, 2007, 08:31 PM
nice starters for masha ;)

now make good use of the draw :hug:

dulkogii
Sep 16th, 2007, 03:45 PM
I like this draw!

mariki have a lot of posibilite!

Topspin2
Sep 16th, 2007, 03:55 PM
Good luck Makiri!!!!!!!!!!

cindy
Sep 16th, 2007, 09:04 PM
good luck makiri! you can do it!

TheBoiledEgg
Sep 17th, 2007, 02:54 PM
a 6-2 6-2 win :yeah:

dulkogii
Sep 17th, 2007, 06:14 PM
Singles - First Round
(4) Maria Kirilenko (RUS) d. (Q) Neha Uberoi (USA) 62 62

dulkogii
Sep 17th, 2007, 06:18 PM
Seeds Enjoy Themselves On Day 1 In Kolkata


KOLKATA, India - Day 1 of this year's Sunfeast Open saw few surprises at the $175,000, Tier III event as both seeds in action advanced into the second round with consummate ease.

After a disappointing first half of the season, this week's No.4 seed, Maria Kirilenko, came into her own during the North American hardcourt swing, reaching back-to-back quarterfinals in San Diego and Los Angeles. On Monday the 20-year-old Muscovite made her Kolkata debut and she needed little more than an hour to defeat American qualifier Neha Uberoi, 62 62.

Next up for Kirilenko will be an encounter with compatriot Ekaterina Ivanova, who became the first player to reach the second round when she won the battle of the qualifiers against Great Britain's Naomi Cavaday, 63 26 62

http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/1/newsroom/stories/?ContentID=1714

Rod the Bama
Sep 17th, 2007, 07:28 PM
Good win for Makiri. :clap2: It`s nice to see her continuing her good play as of late. This is a nice start for her in Kolkata.

Derek.
Sep 17th, 2007, 08:24 PM
Great start, Maria! :banana:

Now continue the good stuff in the next round. ;)

Good luck! :)

Topspin2
Sep 17th, 2007, 09:33 PM
Great job Makiri!!!))))))

cindy
Sep 17th, 2007, 10:31 PM
congrats maria! keep on! win this title!

TennisPlayingFox
Sep 17th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Very nice win Maria! Good luck in round 2!

Kirilenko_Kamp
Sep 18th, 2007, 03:32 PM
Congrats Makiri on a convincing 1st round win! Good luck in your 2nd round match against Ivanova. FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

only_one_maria
Sep 19th, 2007, 12:25 PM
Well Bartoli lost so that has to be good news. I have a special feeling about this one..........

Still should be a reminder to Masha that you can't expect any easy matches.

shae lynn
Sep 19th, 2007, 03:56 PM
She just win 6-1 6-4

Good luck in 1/4 final

Ballbasher
Sep 19th, 2007, 04:02 PM
Go MariaK :D

TennisPlayingFox
Sep 19th, 2007, 04:37 PM
Another easy win! Keep it up Maria!

cindy
Sep 19th, 2007, 05:19 PM
keep on playing like this maria!!! congrats!

Topspin2
Sep 19th, 2007, 05:37 PM
Makiri well done!!! :)

Rod the Bama
Sep 19th, 2007, 06:54 PM
Another very good showing by Makiri. :clap2: It`s nice to see her get two good wins in a row.

Natash.
Sep 19th, 2007, 07:11 PM
Masha. :woohoo: :banana:

Derek.
Sep 19th, 2007, 09:24 PM
Nice job, Maria. :kiss: ;)

Good luck in the next round! :)

leo830301
Sep 20th, 2007, 07:24 AM
Nice Job and Good luck at the quarter final!

Michael_21
Sep 20th, 2007, 03:51 PM
Gooo maria Good luck in the QFs i think u can win this tournament which would be great

Topspin2
Sep 20th, 2007, 04:09 PM
Good luck Makiri =)

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/4964/unbenanntpf3.jpg

Warrior
Sep 20th, 2007, 08:33 PM
So far Maria's doing good. But she only face weak opponents. Lets see how well she does against a quality opponent like Penella.

dulkogii
Sep 20th, 2007, 08:56 PM
Good luck maria again Flavia!


you can win i know!

dulkogii
Sep 20th, 2007, 09:21 PM
Friday, September 21, 2007

Centre Court (from 13.30hrs)
1. Koryttseva vs. Poutchek
2. Rao or Keothavong vs. Obziler
3. King/Kudryavtseva vs. Senoglu/Shvedova (NB 17.00hrs)
4. Pennetta vs. Kirilenko
5. Chan vs. Hantuchova

Natash.
Sep 21st, 2007, 02:46 AM
Good luck against Flavia. Might be a little tough.

Kirilenko_Kamp
Sep 21st, 2007, 03:38 AM
Good luck Makiri with your match against Pennetta. We know you can do it! YOU CAN BEAT HER! Give everything you got in your heart, soul, and mind on the court Makiri! Leave nothing to chance. If you fall behind, fight with all your might! NEVER give up! NEVER accept defeat! Fight for every point, go for your shots, treat every point as a match point, and FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

Indian
Sep 21st, 2007, 07:45 AM
An article on Maria

http://telegraphindia.com/1070921/asp/sports/story_8343524.asp

only_one_maria
Sep 21st, 2007, 10:48 AM
This will be a tough one. Pennetta was ranked top 20 not long ago. Masha's form is okay, but not IMO as good as during the summer.

I hope she is not burning out after all the tournaments she has played.

Also, isn't it amazing that Masha still has a negative win/loss ratio this year?

cindy
Sep 21st, 2007, 11:44 AM
good luck maria! you can do it! flavia is not playing an amazing tennis this year...take your chance!

Sharapower8
Sep 21st, 2007, 02:27 PM
Good luck against Flavia lil' Masha :bounce:

TheBoiledEgg
Sep 21st, 2007, 02:34 PM
6-3 6-1 vs Flavia ;) :woohoo:

well done masha ;) :D :hug:
moves up 3 places to #33 with this win
one more win and top 30 is within reach

c'mon Masha ;) :kiss: !!!!!!!!!!
good luck in semis

semis will be shown on www.bet365.com (http://www.bet365.com) :yeah:
hope its both semis.

Sharapower8
Sep 21st, 2007, 02:46 PM
Well done Maria !! :D :worship:

Mashak
Sep 21st, 2007, 06:08 PM
Yayyyyy Go Mariaaaaaaa :woohoo:

Topspin2
Sep 21st, 2007, 06:26 PM
Makiri!!!!!!!!!!! :bounce: :worship: :bounce:

Good luck against Hantuchova :wavey:

http://img133.imageshack.us/img133/3006/31310036bw0.png

daniela86
Sep 21st, 2007, 06:39 PM
Nice win Maria :yeah: :bigclap: :D :rocker2:

dulkogii
Sep 21st, 2007, 07:03 PM
vamos mariki !!

good luck !

Rod the Bama
Sep 21st, 2007, 08:45 PM
Another outstanding showing from Makiri. :clap2: What more is there to be said other than she has looked so much better on the court lately.

Kirilenko_Kamp
Sep 21st, 2007, 11:23 PM
Forget about your past record against Dani. This is the PRESENT! It's YOUR TIME to shine Makiri! Reaching the Kolkata Finals is just upon the horizon for you Makiri! Your 2nd singles title is within your grasp! Take it Makiri! Dani is just another mere mortal on the tennis court that you can beat Makiri. Dani can be broken down both mentally and physically on the court. Make Dani RUN sideline to sideline, up at the net, and back on the baseline. Pounce on every weak reply, take the initiative, and take control of the point as early as possible Makiri! Again, fight for every point, treat every point as a match point, and go for your shots! NEVER accept defeat! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! 1-2-3 DOMINATE!!!

the cat
Sep 21st, 2007, 11:52 PM
This is a big match for Maria against Hantuchova. Daniela is in good form so Makiri will need to play well to upset Dani. Udachi Maria! :D :bounce:

Derek.
Sep 22nd, 2007, 12:57 AM
Maria. :yeah:

cindy
Sep 22nd, 2007, 10:15 AM
congrtatulation maria on you win over flavia!!! this is so great! I so much wanted her to win! she is semi! OMG! it has been a long time before her to be in semi again!
win this one now makiri! you can do it!

Sharapower8
Sep 22nd, 2007, 10:41 AM
Come on Maria you can do it !! :bounce:

leo830301
Sep 22nd, 2007, 01:37 PM
Come on, girl! You really can do it! We all believe in you!

shae lynn
Sep 22nd, 2007, 04:18 PM
She just win in 3 sets 4-6 6-2 6-1 against Hantuchova !!!

Tomorrow she will play the final against Maryia Korryttseva !!!

Congrats Makiri and good luck to win your 2nd title !!!

cindy
Sep 22nd, 2007, 04:22 PM
congrats makiri!!! this 2 second set were impressive! i'm realy happy for her! time to win your second title makiri!

TennisPlayingFox
Sep 22nd, 2007, 04:27 PM
Great win Maria! Great job! Good luck in the final! You can do it!

the cat
Sep 22nd, 2007, 04:31 PM
Good comeback win for Maria over Hantuchova. :) Especially since she was 0-3 against Daniela before todays match. I hope Makiri has enough energy left for the final after this tough semifinal win so she can win her second title.

Sharapower8
Sep 22nd, 2007, 05:07 PM
Wow Maria ! I'm so proud of you :hug:
Come on you will win !! :bounce:

Derek.
Sep 22nd, 2007, 05:09 PM
Great job, Maria! :D :banana:

Now take the title! :yeah:

Warrior
Sep 22nd, 2007, 05:17 PM
Well, done Masha! Get some rest and win the title!

Nikkiri
Sep 22nd, 2007, 05:27 PM
Masha :bounce: :worship:

King Aaron
Sep 22nd, 2007, 05:40 PM
:hearts: Maria

Topspin2
Sep 22nd, 2007, 06:26 PM
Maria youre the best!!! :worship: :bounce: :kiss:

Vassili
Sep 22nd, 2007, 06:31 PM
wow great match Maria :worship: I'm so happy :yippee: I'm proud of you :kiss:

TheBoiledEgg
Sep 22nd, 2007, 06:56 PM
Masha ;) :woohoo: she was sublime in 2nd and 3rd sets ;) :yeah:

swordfire
Sep 22nd, 2007, 07:00 PM
Masha! :D Go win this thing then, yeah? :)

Mashak
Sep 22nd, 2007, 07:22 PM
Goooooooo Mariaaaaa :D
Just great! :cool: :worship:
Take the title!! :bounce:

:woohoo:

Rod the Bama
Sep 22nd, 2007, 08:25 PM
Another very good win for Makiri. :clap2: I really love how she bounced back after losing the first set and convincingly won the last two. Now she`s in her first final in nearly a couple of years. This is a great opportunity that she needs to take full advantage of.

maja.amelie
Sep 22nd, 2007, 08:30 PM
Congrats Makiri and take the title!

bruce goose
Sep 23rd, 2007, 12:03 AM
Another very good win for Makiri. :clap2: I really love how she bounced back after losing the first set and convincingly won the last two. Now she`s in her first final in nearly a couple of years. This is a great opportunity that she needs to take full advantage of.Have you ever seen a pageant where the final two were so darned close in beauty that it was practically impossible to decide between them?Well...that's sort of how it was today in Kolkata...Daniela's amazing legs are longer and more tempting(and not as overly-skinny as her midsection)while Maria has the nicer torso and buns.From the neck up,they are BOTH in another galaxy.That means that TENNIS had to be the tiebreaker,and Makiri won this battle impressively today.Nothing against Koryttseva,but Makiri BETTER not lose to her...looks like the coaching has got our baby-doll:hearts: back on track.

Michael_21
Sep 23rd, 2007, 03:38 AM
well done maria good luck in the final :D

Sharapower8
Sep 23rd, 2007, 12:58 PM
Maria won !!! 6/0 - 6/2 !! Congrats Maria you deserve it :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :kiss:
I'm so so happy for her ! :hug:

shae lynn
Sep 23rd, 2007, 12:58 PM
She won 6-0 6-2 in 1h07 !!!

Congratulations Maria for your second title !!!

only_one_maria
Sep 23rd, 2007, 01:00 PM
Well Bartoli lost so that has to be good news. I have a special feeling about this one..........

Still should be a reminder to Masha that you can't expect any easy matches.

Well my special feeling was right. I am pleased with myself.

TheBoiledEgg
Sep 23rd, 2007, 01:03 PM
Masha :) :yeah: :D :)another title :)

Topspin2
Sep 23rd, 2007, 01:28 PM
congrats Maria :yeah: :woohoo:

Nikkiri
Sep 23rd, 2007, 01:32 PM
Way to go Masha :woohoo: :kiss:

Natash.
Sep 23rd, 2007, 01:49 PM
Grats Masha! So happy for you! :hug:

Any trophy pics? :drool:

the cat
Sep 23rd, 2007, 02:23 PM
Congratulations to Maria on winning her second career WTA Tour singles title. :D Makiri made the right decision polaying the Sunfeast Open instead of Bejiing which had a much tougher field. I hope Masha's confidence grows from this title and we see her best tennis in 2008. :)

leo830301
Sep 23rd, 2007, 02:35 PM
Nice Job, Champion! You are the one!

King Aaron
Sep 23rd, 2007, 03:12 PM
Congrats Masha! :D

Kirilenko_Kamp
Sep 23rd, 2007, 03:20 PM
Congrats Makiri on winning your 2nd career singles title! This should definitely bold well as a major confidence builder and boost in morale. I'm so PROUD of you Makiri! Much kudos must be given to coach Nick Van Harpen for turning things around into the right direction and father Yuri for allowing him coach his daughter. Makiri's probably saying to herself right now, "I'm back baby and I'm ready to UNLEASH HELL!"

Vassili
Sep 23rd, 2007, 04:26 PM
Congratulations Maria ! i'm proud of you

TennisPlayingFox
Sep 23rd, 2007, 04:29 PM
Hell yeah! Awesome job Makiri! Very proud of you! Your second title!

cindy
Sep 23rd, 2007, 05:10 PM
congratulation makiri! hope this will help her confidence! it is soooooo great to see her winning another title! i'm so happy!!!! keep on makiri!

sannyak
Sep 23rd, 2007, 05:21 PM
Bravo!!!fantastic Maria!!!

Rod the Bama
Sep 23rd, 2007, 07:13 PM
Congrats Makiri on winning your second career title. :clap2: Today`s match was a nice way to end what has been a great week for her. I really hope that this title will be a nice stepping stone for bigger and better things for Makiri.

smokovec
Sep 24th, 2007, 09:04 AM
Brava Makiri!

I see the Match against Hantuchova and if Maria plays like this she can improve the ranking and return in a much better position, like in the past.

Mashak
Sep 24th, 2007, 09:26 AM
Wow congrats Mariaaaaaaaaaaa :woohoo: :D
So great!
Hope you'll continue these great resultssssss :cool: :worship:

Michael_21
Sep 24th, 2007, 02:12 PM
well done maria congrats :D

dulkogii
Sep 24th, 2007, 03:31 PM
Good tournament mariki!!


you need it this!

2ndserve
Sep 26th, 2007, 02:16 AM
Great job and congratulations Maria. Keep up the great work!