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Wintermute
Sep 20th, 2008, 06:34 PM
China Open

Beijing, China
September 24-28, 2008
Tier II
Prize Money: $600,000
Surface: Hardcourt/Outdoors

Official Web Site: www.chinaopen.com.cn (http://www.chinaopen.com.cn/)

Anna's quarter:

[8] Chakvetadze, Anna (RUS) vs [LL] Benesova, Iveta (CZE)
Cibulkova, Dominika (SVK) vs Mauresmo, Amelie (FRA)
[WC] Peng, Shuai (CHN) vs [Q] Kudryavtseva, Alla (RUS)
Bye vs [4] Kuznetsova, Svetlana (RUS)

Wintermute
Sep 20th, 2008, 06:35 PM
A year ago I'd have been reasonably happy with this draw. Right now the first round looks like a major hurdle.

Iggy
Sep 21st, 2008, 12:23 AM
Most of her year has been a hurdle. I'm interested in seeing how she overcomes the first round mentally, since she had the Pilot Pen championship in her hands.

charlieluvtennis
Sep 21st, 2008, 12:53 AM
Come on Anna! :bounce:
:) please do well in Beijing!

Pink Princess
Sep 21st, 2008, 03:39 PM
Anna Chavky plays against Qualifier or LL instead of Caroline, I am sure about this!!!

Wintermute
Sep 21st, 2008, 04:11 PM
The withdrawal of Safina means Wozniacki becomes 9th seed so Anna now plays a qualifier instead. I guess that's better.

goldenlox
Sep 21st, 2008, 09:58 PM
That's a pretty good quarter to be in

Ciarán
Sep 22nd, 2008, 12:11 AM
C'mon Anna!

Iggy
Sep 22nd, 2008, 12:57 AM
Cool, she gets a qualifier. Let's hope she doesn't take her lightly.

GeorgianFan
Sep 22nd, 2008, 01:01 AM
Anna, do something :unsure:

Wintermute
Sep 22nd, 2008, 05:33 PM
Anna plays lucky loser Iveta Benesova in Round One. Benesova was 2nd seed in qualies but lost to Shvedova in the last round. Is this a good draw for Anna? I'm not sure any more.

I guess the switch-around in the draw didn't help Caro - she lost to AMG.

Pink Princess
Sep 23rd, 2008, 10:43 AM
Anna wins 64 75:bigclap::bigclap::bigclap:

sammy01
Sep 23rd, 2008, 11:09 AM
anna has put a win on the board which was badly needed, she would realy be down if she had lost 4 straight matches in a row.

some great points but 0 confidence, domi is a winnable match next round but anna has to stay with it mentaly.

GeorgianFan
Sep 23rd, 2008, 04:33 PM
Anna :D

Wintermute
Sep 23rd, 2008, 04:56 PM
:bounce:

PerfectForm
Sep 23rd, 2008, 05:10 PM
Thank God !! I was so worried when she screwed a 4-1 lead then 5-3 lead in second set. She really needs to get some buffer points soon because she definately wont play Madrid where she has QF pts.

charlieluvtennis
Sep 23rd, 2008, 08:31 PM
Come on Anna :)
Keep working hard :yeah:

cosmoose
Sep 23rd, 2008, 08:49 PM
It'll be a minor miracle for Anna to beat Domi right now.

Wintermute
Sep 23rd, 2008, 09:35 PM
Domi is Anna's next opponent in singles but is also her doubles partner this week!

They play AMG and Caro on Wednesday.

RsaibotD
Sep 23rd, 2008, 11:23 PM
nice win for Anna :bounce:, it'll be an interesting match against domi :)

charlieluvtennis
Sep 24th, 2008, 10:59 AM
AMG + CW Beat Anna + Domi 6:3 6:2 :confused:
Hope now Anna can just focus on her singles and do well!
Davai Anna :bounce:

Pink Princess
Sep 24th, 2008, 05:55 PM
I want A. Chakvetadze vs. A. Kudryavtseva in QFs

Dodoboy.
Sep 24th, 2008, 08:15 PM
Good luck Anna! :)

HowardH
Sep 25th, 2008, 07:28 AM
Oh Anna. :sad: I feared she would find it tough against Cibulkova the way Anna has been playing recently. Still awaiting the return to form.

Martian Jeza
Sep 25th, 2008, 08:05 AM
Sent packing by Cibulkova with a 6-3, 6-2 score ! 'till when will this "joke" lasts ? Come on Anna, get real.

charlieluvtennis
Sep 25th, 2008, 01:34 PM
:bigcry: Anna! :bigcry:
Not another disappointing result :sad:

Wintermute
Sep 25th, 2008, 04:45 PM
Anna got killed out there. :sad: