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The Daviator
May 6th, 2009, 05:42 PM
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Medibank International, Sydney

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Week 3 * Plexi Tier I * Draw Size 32

S1 Winner - Venus Williams
S2 Winner - Tamira Paszek
S3 Winner - Alicia Molik

Welcome to Sydney! The final event before the season's first Grand Slam, Alicia Molik is looking as dominant as last season, but was upset by Jelena Dokic in the final last week, so there is still hope for the rest of you! Good luck to all!

Draw Posted - Thursday 21:00 CET

Points Deadline - Saturday 16:00 CET

The Daviator
May 6th, 2009, 05:43 PM
Aces To Play

Azarenka - 1
Clijsters - 1
Davenport - 3
Dementieva - 3
Dokic - 4
Domachowska - 0
Dominguez Lino - 1
Dulko - 2
Hantuchova - 1
Ivanovic - 2
Jankovic - 1
Jidkova - 0
Kirilenko - 4
Krajicek - 1
Kuznetsova - 1
Larcher de Brito - 1
Molik - 3
Myskina - 1
Pennetta - 1
Rybarikova - 3
Seles - 2
Sharapova - 1
Spears - 2
Stosur - 2
Tanasugarn - 2
Vaidisova - 4
S. Williams - 2
V. Williams - 0
Washington - 0

The Daviator
May 6th, 2009, 05:43 PM
Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Bye
Venus Williams v Ana Ivanovic
Britney Spears v Monica Seles
Magdalena Rybarikova v Maria Kirilenko(5)

Lindsay Davenport(8) v Mashona Washington
Jelena Jankovic v Daniela Hantuchova
Victoria Azarenka v Tamarine Tanasugarn
Bye v Michaella Krajicek(4)

Kim Clijsters(3) v Bye
Anastasia Myskina v Michelle Larcher de Brito
Jelena Dokic v Elena Dementieva
Samantha Stosur v Flavia Pennetta(7)

Marta Domachowska(6) v Serena Williams
Nicole Vaidisova v Svetlana Kuznetsova
Gisela Dulko v Lourdes Dominguez Lino
Bye v Maria Sharapova(2)

The Daviator
May 6th, 2009, 05:44 PM
Points To Defend

500 -

Molik

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Spears

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Krajicek
Hantuchova
Stosur

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Clijsters
Kirilenko
Jankovic
Tanasugarn
Myskina

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Dulko
Domachowska
Sharapova
Ivanovic
Davenport
V. Williams

The Daviator
May 6th, 2009, 05:44 PM
Player Of The Week


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Flavia Pennetta

Flavia gets 1 ace for her run to the QFs in the Gold Coast :p Sam Stosur can also use her ace from last week here as she didn't use it last week :p

ElusiveChanteuse
May 6th, 2009, 11:51 PM
We can use the POTW bonus whenever we want if we didn't use it on the week we're supposed to use?:confused:

In The Zone
May 7th, 2009, 02:51 AM
Ugh. This is like the one tournament I did well in last year. :o

Medina
May 7th, 2009, 04:35 PM
lourdes no POTW :(

shame.

The Daviator
May 7th, 2009, 05:38 PM
We can use the POTW bonus whenever we want if we didn't use it on the week we're supposed to use?:confused:

No, just the following week :p I'll give you a second chance if you forget once but not again :p

Draw posted.

The Daviator
May 9th, 2009, 03:13 PM
Some first rounds coming up. More later.

The Daviator
May 9th, 2009, 03:16 PM
Round of 32

V. Williams def. Ivanovic W/O

Spears def. Seles 5-7 6-3 6-3

Rybarikova def. Kirilenko(5) 6-7(7) 6-3 7-6(3)

Davenport(8) def. Washington 7-5 6-3

Jankovic def. Hantuchova 4-6 6-4 7-6(6)

Tanasugarn def. Azarenka W/O

Calliope.
May 9th, 2009, 03:19 PM
Magda :woohoo: Makiri :hug:

ElusiveChanteuse
May 9th, 2009, 03:24 PM
Makiri :tape: Seems playing worse.:o :hug: Perhaps a tough draw.;)

.Andrew.
May 9th, 2009, 05:49 PM
Dani. :hysteric:
So close. :hug: :sad:
Congrats, JJ! :yeah:

MH0861
May 9th, 2009, 06:47 PM
I'm just biding my time until the AO, I don't care about these low-brow events :)

In The Zone
May 9th, 2009, 07:02 PM
Britney. :hearts:

young_gunner913
May 9th, 2009, 07:17 PM
Venus :hearts:

MH0861
May 9th, 2009, 07:36 PM
Makiri :tape: Seems playing worse.:o :hug: Perhaps a tough draw.;)

Talk to the hand Misa :rolleyes:

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The Daviator
May 9th, 2009, 09:38 PM
Round of 32

Larcher de Brito def. Myskina 7-5 7-5

Dementieva def. Dokic 7-6(4) 7-6(5)

Stosur def. Pennetta(7) 4-6 7-6(6) 7-5

S. Williams def. Domachowska(6) 7-5 6-4

Vaidisova def. Kuznetsova 6-2 4-6 6-3

Dulko def. Dominguez Lino 7-5 6-1

The Daviator
May 9th, 2009, 09:41 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Venus Williams
Britney Spears v Magdalena Rybarikova

Lindsay Davenport(8) v Jelena Jankovic
Tamarine Tanasugarn v Michaella Krajicek(4)

Kim Clijsters(3) v Michelle Larcher de Brito
Elena Dementieva v Samantha Stosur

Serena Williams v Nicole Vaidisova
Gisela Dulko v Maria Sharapova(2)

Droolv
May 9th, 2009, 11:08 PM
Good job Sam ;) Dav can I save the extra ace for next week? :p

Ben.
May 9th, 2009, 11:14 PM
Sveta :awww: first R32 loss in three events now :lol:
Ah well at least Flavia lost as well too :p

-jenks-
May 9th, 2009, 11:26 PM
dokic! :sad:

Justin SW
May 10th, 2009, 12:07 AM
Commit to ATT!!!

Harvs
May 10th, 2009, 12:21 AM
Good job Sam ;) Dav can I save the extra ace for next week? :p

you soooo cant do that. otherwise everyone will from now on lol:rolleyes:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:28 PM
...;15606212']you soooo cant do that. otherwise everyone will from now on lol:rolleyes:

Agreed. We can't have people saving their aces for the Grand Slams, sorry Andrew ;)

Round 2 coming up.

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:33 PM
Round of 16

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Molik(1) def. V. Williams
7-5 7-5

Same result as last week, Vee should look at the positives, she's only being beaten by Molik :D Leash :yeah:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:37 PM
Round of 16

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Rybarikova def. Spears
7-6(7) 6-3

Britney won their match last week, but Magda sent new points this week, Britters didn't, and Magda wins! Well done :yeah: BS :hug:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:39 PM
Round of 16

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Davenport(8) def. Jankovic
6-4 1-6 6-4

These two always produce great matches, JJ was sublime in the 2nd, but couldn't keep it up and it's Lindsay who advances :yeah:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:42 PM
Round of 16

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Tanasugarn def. Krajicek(4)
6-3 4-6 6-4

Misa still celebrating her YEC win it seems :tape: Still without a proper win this season :eek: Tammy finally sends correctly, that in itself deserves a :worship:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:45 PM
Round of 16

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Clijsters(3) def. Larcher de Brito
7-6(7) 6-7(7) 7-6(7) :help:

Perhaps the most epic match in ATC history and definitely the new record for most CTs in one match :tape: :help: "Congrats" Kim :lol: :o

Justin SW
May 10th, 2009, 02:46 PM
I am speechless!!! :hug: to Larcher de Brito

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:49 PM
Round of 16

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Dementieva def. Stosur
5-7 6-3 6-4

Very good showing from Sam considering Elena had 2 more aces, but it was the Russian who sealed the win, Lena :yeah:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:53 PM
Round of 16

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Vaidisova def. S. Williams
6-2 4-6 6-3

Serena did herself proud but Nicole had too much firepower and played a superb 3rd set to reach the QFs :yeah:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:56 PM
Round of 16

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Sharapova(2) def. Dulko
6-4 3-6 7-6(4)

Maria loses the #1 ranking and finally scores a win, but only just :unsure: Gisela :hug:

The Daviator
May 10th, 2009, 02:57 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Magdalena Rybarikova

Lindsay Davenport(8) v Tamarine Tanasugarn

Kim Clijsters(3) v Elena Dementieva

Nicole Vaidisova v Maria Sharapova(2)

Calliope.
May 10th, 2009, 03:13 PM
Magda :D

Uranium
May 10th, 2009, 04:54 PM
How many cointosses for Kim's match?:p

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 10th, 2009, 09:39 PM
No chance in hell next round :)

Harvs
May 11th, 2009, 12:15 AM
:):)

The Daviator
May 11th, 2009, 06:59 PM
How many cointosses for Kim's match?:p

I think 20 :haha: They had almost the same pts :o

QFs coming up :)

The Daviator
May 11th, 2009, 07:01 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Molik(1) def. Rybarikova
6-4 0-6 7-5

Alicia's quite prone to getting a bagel every so often :tape: But she's not very prone to losing :lol: Good effort Magda :hug:

The Daviator
May 11th, 2009, 07:04 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Tanasugarn def. Davenport(8)
6-3 7-5

Great result for Tammy! She has such an up and down career :cuckoo: Maybe she can return to the top this season :yeah: Linds :hug:

The Daviator
May 11th, 2009, 07:06 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Clijsters(3) def. Dementieva
7-5 6-3

Kim was down 0-5 in the first set, and then only lost 3 games after that :yeah: Very good result for her on one of her weaker surfaces :yeah: Elena :hug:

The Daviator
May 11th, 2009, 07:08 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Sharapova(2) def. Vaidisova
7-5 6-4

Sharapova and Clijsters prove why they're ranked so high as they both upset players with several more aces than them :yeah: Maria returns to #1 following this win :yeah: Nicole :hug:

The Daviator
May 11th, 2009, 07:11 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Tamarine Tanasugarn

Kim Clijsters(3) v Maria Sharapova(2)

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 11th, 2009, 07:59 PM
Back to # 1 :banana:

Harvs
May 11th, 2009, 10:48 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Molik(1) def. Rybarikova
6-4 0-6 7-5

Alicia's quite prone to getting a bagel every so often :tape: But she's not very prone to losing :lol: Good effort Magda :hug:

:hearts:

but seriouosly, get eff'd maria:o

ElusiveChanteuse
May 12th, 2009, 03:23 AM
Ugh...:rolleyes:

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 12th, 2009, 03:42 AM
Ugh...:rolleyes:

Please tell me that was to Alicia...

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 12th, 2009, 01:01 PM
Results!?

GracefulVenus
May 12th, 2009, 01:23 PM
Back to # 1 :banana:

Congrats!

The Daviator
May 12th, 2009, 04:09 PM
SFs coming up. Final later.

The Daviator
May 12th, 2009, 04:11 PM
Semi-Finals

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Molik(1) def. Tanasugarn
4-6 7-6(3) 7-5 :o

:rolls: Tammy led 6-4 5-1 :help: Alicia is like the Serena Williams of ATC, so hard to close out against, and she wins again and makes another final, well done :worship:

The Daviator
May 12th, 2009, 04:14 PM
Semi-Finals

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Clijsters(3) def. Sharapova(2)
7-6(7) 2-6 7-6(7) :eek:

Would never have expected this from Kim :eek: A great boost for her ahead of the clay season :yeah: Masha, so close :hug:

ElusiveChanteuse
May 12th, 2009, 04:45 PM
Didn't realize the top 3 in the SF.:yeah:
Tammy :rolleyes:

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 12th, 2009, 09:19 PM
Kim :yeah: great match.

The Daviator
May 12th, 2009, 10:02 PM
Final on the way.

The Daviator
May 12th, 2009, 10:05 PM
Final

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Molik(1) v Clijsters(3)

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Molik(1) leads Clijsters(3) 6-1

The Daviator
May 12th, 2009, 10:10 PM
Final

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Molik(1) v Clijsters(3)

Molik leads Clijsters 6-1

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Molik(1) def. Clijsters(3)
6-1 6-2

Alicia romps to victory and her 9th title :worship: She had so much to defend on plexi from S3 and she's actually done better this season! Amazing and of course now the big favourite for the AO :yeah: Kim should be very happy with her week despite the beatdown ;)

ElusiveChanteuse
May 12th, 2009, 10:15 PM
Molik wins again.:yawn:

Harvs
May 12th, 2009, 10:20 PM
woooooooooooooooooo:):):)

one more to go!

GracefulVenus
May 13th, 2009, 01:12 AM
Congrats Alicia :bigclap: