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Crank
Oct 26th, 2007, 03:38 AM
Finally !!!! Go Vaidisova :o

http://www.challengebell.com

Sexysova
Oct 26th, 2007, 07:59 AM
good luck Nicole :kiss:

when will be main draw out? :)

valexie03
Oct 26th, 2007, 02:37 PM
good luck Nicole :kiss:

when will be main draw out? :)

MD - Noon at the Loews Le Concorde

QD - This afternoon at the site (not public)

Doubles - After the QD

Vaidisova
Oct 26th, 2007, 10:00 PM
MAIN DRAW

(1)Nicole Vaidisova vs Renata Voracova
Anne Kremer vs Vania King
Maret Ani vs Q
Q vs (6)Alize Cornet

(3)Julia Vakulenko vs Rossana De Los Rios
Q vs (wc)Stephanie Dubois
Ahsha Rolle vs Sunitha Rao
Jorgelina Cravero vs (5)Olga Govortsova

(7)Angelique Kerber vs (wc)Lindsay Davenport
Aleksandra Wozniak vs Ashley Harkleroad
Yaroslava Shvedova vs Stephanie Foretz
Tatjana Malek vs (4)Meilen Tu

(8)Olga Poutchkova vs Q
Jill Craybas vs Lilia Osterloh
(wc)Marie-Eve Pelletier vs Severine Bremond
Catalina Castano vs (2)Vera Zvonareva

Sexysova
Oct 26th, 2007, 10:09 PM
pretty good draw.. Nicole can reach final but Vakulenko can be tough.. I hope Nicole won't lost early if she's seeded #1 again :D

VeraNuVirgosFan
Oct 27th, 2007, 02:57 AM
Nicole can reach final but Vakulenko can be tough..
But I think Lindsay Davenport will be tough.

And it would be an interesting match if Nicole gets to play her in the Final.

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 27th, 2007, 09:08 AM
Good luck Nikki.

If she wins Linz I wouldn't mind seeing her withdraw. I just want her to end 2007 with at least 1 title. :sad:

Derek.
Oct 27th, 2007, 09:36 PM
I hope she can put Linz behind her and move on.

She can definitely win this title.

Good luck Nicole! :)

Wiggly
Oct 27th, 2007, 09:50 PM
I might go see her!

Vaidisova Ruled
Oct 27th, 2007, 10:14 PM
One thing: Nicole MUST reach the final.

Corswandt
Oct 27th, 2007, 11:05 PM
I hope she can put Linz behind her and move on.

Playing this would indeed help forgetting about another missed opportunity, but I believe Kodat's policy is to take big breaks after each of Nicole's chokejobs, so she'll probably withdraw.

I'm not sure if this is the wisest course of action, since I often see players doing the exact opposite, with good results. After losing to a ghost from his past in Madrid on Sunday, Fed moves on and plays his 1st round match at Basel on Tuesday. After losing finals she should have won, Azarenka plays the very next week, doing decently in Prague and beating Sharapova in Moscow.

Corswandt
Oct 27th, 2007, 11:06 PM
And to our Canadian friends, if Nicole does make it there: be nice to her, even if she isn't nice to you. :devil:

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 28th, 2007, 09:40 AM
Good luck Nikki.

I guess I'll have to get used to her beating up scrubs at Mickey Mouse events, seeing as though that's all she can do.

Sighs.

Vaidisova
Oct 28th, 2007, 05:24 PM
It would be nice if Nicole could end the year by winning a title (even if it is yet another T3), but I'm not sure if she can beat Lindsay (or Vera)...

Lunaris
Oct 28th, 2007, 05:32 PM
Patience, guys. She's still young and in development. Fruit will come eventually, just don't lose faith. I know what I am talking about. ;)

Tennace
Oct 28th, 2007, 05:39 PM
Question about YEC... What has to happen for Nicole to be there? With Venus withdrawing, can Nicole qualify if Maria withdraws?

Vaidisova
Oct 28th, 2007, 05:42 PM
According to TBE

no Venus now so

1 Henin 2 Kuznetsova
3 Jankovic 4 Ivanovic
5 S Williams 6 Sharapova
7 Chakvetadze 8 Hantuchova

alts Bartoli and Dementieva (Vaidisova needs final in Quebec to be alt#2)

if Sharapova withdraws

1 Henin 2 Kuznetsova
3 Jankovic 4 Ivanovic
5 S Williams 6 Chakvetadze
7 Hantuchova 8 Bartoli

alts Dementieva, Vaidisova

Sexysova
Oct 28th, 2007, 08:00 PM
hey, how can we follow Nicole in Quebec? :( they're no live scores? :'(

Vaidisova
Oct 28th, 2007, 08:09 PM
yeah I think the tournament website only updates when the matches are completed.

Sexysova
Oct 28th, 2007, 08:41 PM
yeah I think the tournament website only updates when the matches are completed.

this tournament really sucks :(

Crank
Oct 28th, 2007, 08:43 PM
this tournament really sucks :(


Shut up Andrew !!!!

Sexysova
Oct 28th, 2007, 09:50 PM
Shut up Andrew !!!!

lol sry but it's true if it has no live scores, has horrible website which isn't even updated well... and it's even TIER III lol so it sucks for me, sry..

Corswandt
Oct 29th, 2007, 01:10 AM
Good luck Nikki.

I guess I'll have to get used to her beating up scrubs at Mickey Mouse events, seeing as though that's all she can do.

Sighs.

You're beginning to sound like myself.

If Lena D.'s forum is a den of denial, this one is a den of defeatism.

Lunaris
Oct 29th, 2007, 01:05 PM
You're beginning to sound like myself.

If Lena D.'s forum is a den of denial, this one is a den of defeatism.
That should have been included amongst the proposed names for this forum. :tape: :lol:

Sharapova's_Boy
Oct 29th, 2007, 02:35 PM
You're beginning to sound like myself.

If Lena D.'s forum is a den of denial, this one is a den of defeatism.

:shrug:

It's true. She can't beat top players, and she can only win Mickey Mouse events.

Derek.
Oct 29th, 2007, 05:52 PM
:shrug:

It's true. She can't beat top players, and she can only win Mickey Mouse events.

Have you already forgotten about Zurich?

There she beat Jankovic in a fairly routine match and then was only a few games away from giving the world #1 a beatdown.

She is soooo close to finally breaking through to becoming a top 5 player (at least).

Neptune
Oct 29th, 2007, 07:17 PM
She decided to play finally (if she's in Quebec, because we don't know at this moment).I'm surprised because, as Corswandt said, she has a tendency to not play during a moment when she loses a match in three sets.(which is the worst thing to do of course, I agree.)

Derek.
Oct 29th, 2007, 07:22 PM
Playing this would indeed help forgetting about another missed opportunity, but I believe Kodat's policy is to take big breaks after each of Nicole's chokejobs, so she'll probably withdraw..

I don't think so.

After her lost against Ivanovic, she got sick.
After her loss against Peer, she got injured.

It just happens to be a coincidence with the breaks after chokes. :p

Vaidisova
Oct 29th, 2007, 07:26 PM
This sportswriter from Montreal newspaper is blogging from the tournament http://communities.canada.com/montrealgazette/blogs/opencourt/default.aspx

I emailed her about if she had seen Nicole at the tournament. She said Nicole is supposed to arrive tonight and that she would try and get pics/video of Nicole practicing (there are pics/video of Lindsay on the blog).

Neptune
Oct 29th, 2007, 07:27 PM
I don't think so.

After her lost against Ivanovic, she got sick.
After her loss against Peer, she got injured.

It just happens to be a coincidence with the breaks after chokes. :p

She took a break both time after Paris and Charleston's loss.

Sexysova
Oct 29th, 2007, 07:48 PM
This sportswriter from Montreal newspaper is blogging from the tournament http://communities.canada.com/montrealgazette/blogs/opencourt/default.aspx

I emailed her about if she had seen Nicole at the tournament. She said Nicole is supposed to arrive tonight and that she would try and get pics/video of Nicole practicing (there are pics/video of Lindsay on the blog).

this is cool ;)

dulkogii
Oct 30th, 2007, 12:59 AM
Goo nicole!

take the title!

Crank
Oct 30th, 2007, 10:04 PM
What is the problem of Nicole? She plays in Quebec or not !!! :(

Rod the Bama
Oct 30th, 2007, 11:31 PM
It looks like her first match likely will be tomorrow. I really hope that she does well and win the title. It would be a great way for her to end the year if she can win the title.

Vaidisova
Oct 30th, 2007, 11:36 PM
Wednesday OOP

COURT BELL

Débutant à 19h00
Nicole VAIDISOVA (CZE) vs Renata VORACOVA (CZE)

Rod the Bama
Oct 30th, 2007, 11:55 PM
That for the scheduling info. :) BTW i love your avatar. We need to see more Ellie soon. After all she`s a very intriguing character. Plus we need to see more of the irresistbly cute and sexy Kristen Bell. :hearts: :drool:

Crank
Oct 31st, 2007, 02:14 AM
Wednesday OOP

COURT BELL

Débutant à 19h00
Nicole VAIDISOVA (CZE) vs Renata VORACOVA (CZE)


Yesss !!! :bounce:

Derek.
Oct 31st, 2007, 05:04 AM
Good luck Nicole! :)

Nadie
Oct 31st, 2007, 10:56 AM
good luck :bounce: :bounce:

Sexysova
Oct 31st, 2007, 02:09 PM
good luck nicole :bounce:

Vaidisova
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:22 AM
Nicole retired :confused:

Rod the Bama
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:25 AM
I saw it on the official site (http://www.challengebell.com/challengebell/#). Poor Nikki. :sad: I was really hoping that she win the title in Quebec City and once again it looks like another injury. This is a bad way to end the year. :sad: I hope that she takes an extensive break so that she can come back strong in `08.

Derek.
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:29 AM
Nicole. :( :o

Wiggly
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:47 AM
There is a photo of her walking off the court on the official website.
She's walking alone and nothing visible on her wrist.

Maybe she was tired. I will try to get more details tomorrow.

Rod the Bama
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:51 AM
I`ve just saw the pic. Poor Nikki didn`t look good at all. :sad:

Vaidisova
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:58 AM
I think this is Nicole's first retirement... And it hasn't been a good thing when she is #1 seed: Memphis last year, Charleston and Quebec City this year. :o

Tennace
Nov 1st, 2007, 02:03 AM
:sad: The main sad thing is that this is her first retirement

Vaidisova
Nov 1st, 2007, 02:08 AM
Renata Voracova (CZE) d. (1) Nicole Vaidisova (CZE) 26 63 ret. (right wrist injury)

Wiggly
Nov 1st, 2007, 02:15 AM
Well, I checked back and she indeed has a strapping (?) around her wrist while she play but not walking of the court.

It's still very stranger she retired after winning the set.

Vaidisova
Nov 1st, 2007, 02:16 AM
Nicole's 2007 injuries:

Finger cut
Wrist injury
Mono/viral illness
Hamstring
Wrist injury

I think that is all. What a horrible year it has been. :o

I hope the wrist injury isn't that serious (considering she had just won the 2nd set :confused:)...

RsaibotD
Nov 1st, 2007, 03:46 AM
:sad: The main sad thing is that this is her first retirement

:sad: obviously the luck isn't with nicole this year:o

Michael_21
Nov 1st, 2007, 05:02 AM
Not Another injury :( ohh well hopfully next year she wont get any injuries and then she will be able to challenge for the top 5 in the world mabe even higher if she plays like she did this year with out injuries :D

VeraNuVirgosFan
Nov 1st, 2007, 05:50 AM
Not Another injury :(
It's the same wrist injury that Nicole's got from playing the Fed Cup against Slovak Republic in April 2007.

Sexysova
Nov 1st, 2007, 07:03 AM
I really don't know what to do :sobbing: :sobbing: :sobbing: hope Nicole will recover soon and be ready for 2008 and I hope it will be season with no injuries or sickness :sad:

NICOLE!!! :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:

Lunaris
Nov 1st, 2007, 09:57 AM
It's the same problem she had during the claycourt season. I wonder whether it's really that bad or it's just a precaution because obviously she was able to continue in the match waiting for the outcome of second set and then retiring.

Neptune
Nov 1st, 2007, 11:03 AM
I don't really know if it's a bad injury or she knew she wouldn't have enough energy to finish the tournament.She tried to play four weeks in a row which is hard.

Vaidisova
Nov 1st, 2007, 12:11 PM
Vaidisova, for her part, said the wrist injury was something ongoing that had forced her to retire from other tournaments earlier in the year. She said she had started feeling it in the middle of the second set.

There were twinges last week in Austria, but she thought giving it a few days' rest might help. So she did make the trip. But it was a wasted trip, even if it was really just a minor detour on her way home to Florida.

http://communities.canada.com/montrealgazette/blogs/opencourt/default.aspx

Vaidisova
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:03 PM
Seeds Enjoy Mixed Fortunes On Day 3 in Quebec City

QUÉBEC CITY, Canada - Wednesday's action at the Bell Challenge was highlighted by the premature exit of top seed Nicole Vaidisova, who was forced to retire from her first round match against Renata Voracova with a right-wrist injury. Among the day's other winners at the $175,000, Tier III event were No.2 seed Vera Zvonareva and No.3 Julia Vakulenko, who came through tough encounters with Severine Brémond and Stéphanie Dubois respectively.

Vaidisova made the brighter start in the all-Czech contest and although she took the opening set, her lower-ranked compatriot was posing the world No.14 plenty of problems. At 2-2 in the second set Voracova's pressure finally began to pay dividends and she took four of the next five games to level the match up, 26 63. However, at this juncture Vaidisova, who had her right wrist taped from the outset, decided she was unable to continue and disconsolately trudged off court.

"I've had this injury before and I started feeling it midway through the second set," Vaidisova said. "From there it just got worse and worse and it was especially painful on forehand returns. It's disappointing, because I obviously like this city a lot and I would have liked to have finished the year with a win."

http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/1/newsroom/stories/?ContentID=1862

dulkogii
Nov 1st, 2007, 04:31 PM
nicole!:(:(

Sharapower8
Nov 4th, 2007, 05:32 PM
Nikki :hug:
Get well soon ! Next year will be better :kiss: