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Demska
May 10th, 2008, 12:06 PM
Let's hope Dinara can carry this amazing form into Rome. She really is playing amazing on the clay :bounce:

Extremely tough first round vs Azarenka, who she is playing in the SF of Berlin
2R: will be a Q
3R: Ivanovic

lets not get thinking too far ahead :devil:

~|Naomi|~
May 10th, 2008, 12:45 PM
Azarenka again:lol:
Well at least Dinara can take the mental edge into the match after today. But Rome will be new, Dinara can't expect anything, Vika will want revenge.

Very tough draw. But first a Tier I final in Berlin to play.

I hope Dinara isn't too tired in Rome. How she is physically will probably determine how far she goes.

Demska
May 10th, 2008, 12:48 PM
Vika looked pretty injured in Berlin, and having only a few days to get to Rome and play the first match, Vika may withdraw

~|Naomi|~
May 10th, 2008, 12:50 PM
Oh I didn't know that. What is her injury?
Shame I like Vika, but she has had a tough year with injuries, if she could stay fit her ranking would be higher.

Demska
May 10th, 2008, 12:52 PM
not sure, she said at the net it was cramps. if it was, it shouldn't take too long to heal, but it looked a bit more. we will just have to wait and see

G&R
May 11th, 2008, 09:25 AM
dinara can be tired next week after a great tournament like berlin...let's see how far she go.....good luck

Demska
May 11th, 2008, 02:27 PM
Dinara is now on a 5 match winning streak, with 3 of those top 10 players including Henin and Serena.

With Ivanovic totally off par, she can be a huge threat in this tournament. Providing she gets a later 1st round match (Tues or Weds) and has enough rest.

~|Naomi|~
May 11th, 2008, 02:40 PM
Dinara is playing doubles with Szavay.

(1) Black/Huber ZIM/USA vs. Bye
Craybas/Kudryavtseva USA/RUS vs. Poutchek/Rodionova BLR/RUS
Peng/Sun CHN vs. Amanmuradova/Vesnina UZB/RUS
Navratilova/Rosolska CZE/POL vs. (7) Bondarenko/Bondarenko UKR

(3) Peschke/Stubbs CZE/AUS vs. Bye
Hradecka/Krajicek CZE/NED vs. Petrova/Shvedova RUS
Dushevina/Likhovtseva RUS vs. Garbin/Vinci ITA
Koryttseva/Uhlirova UKR/CZE vs. (5) Chan/Chuang TPE

(6) Raymond/Stosur USA/AUS vs. Ji/Sun CHN
Benesova/Husarova CZE/SVK vs. Kleybanova/Voskoboeva RUS
(WC) Errani/Knapp ITA vs. Kirilenko/Radwanska RUS/POL
(4) Molik/Santangelo AUS/ITA vs. Bye

(8) Safina/Szavay RUS/HUN vs. (WC) Dentoni/Wozniacki ITA/DEN
Medina Garrigues/Ruano Pascual ESP vs. Camerin/Dulko ITA/ARG
Yan/Zheng CHN vs. (WC) Chakvetadze/Vaidisova RUS/CZE
(2) Srebotnik/Sugiyama SLO/JPN vs. Bye

Bероника
May 11th, 2008, 02:46 PM
Good luck in Rome!!! Hope she can keep the good form of this week there.

Davai Dinara!!!

Nina.
May 11th, 2008, 02:56 PM
Oh I didn't know that. What is her injury?
Shame I like Vika, but she has had a tough year with injuries, if she could stay fit her ranking would be higher.

She has something with her leg. In the double after the semifinal against Dinara she had strapping on her thigh and she had to retire after a couple of games. So she probably can't play in Rome.

Esther
May 12th, 2008, 01:34 PM
Dinara pulls out.:sad::sad: Well, she had such a taff week in berlin so its ok. :p Maybe she will watch Marat in Hamburg. :D

~|Naomi|~
May 12th, 2008, 01:41 PM
Great call.
Dinara needs to be fit for RG. Take some days of rest then hit the practice courts.
Dinara did say "back inury" as the reason for withdrawal but as players have to give a reason who knows how serious it is;) Hopefully not too bad:p

Nina.
May 12th, 2008, 01:42 PM
Well, that's a pitty but she can probably better recover for Roland Garros now.

Bероника
May 12th, 2008, 02:42 PM
well it's good decision,she will get to RG fresher.

Get well,Dinara :kiss:

Demska
May 12th, 2008, 03:45 PM
No surprises really. A good choice. Wouldn't be good if she lost to some Q in 2R because of too much play.

See in the RG