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The Daviator
Jul 15th, 2009, 06:52 PM
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DFS Classic, Birmingham

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Week 9 * Grass Tier III * Draw Size 32

S1 Winner - Tamarine Tanasugarn
S2 Winner - Michaella Krajicek
S3 Winner - Maria Kirilenko

Birmingham, GBR - Welcome to Birmingham, and the start of the grass season, the claycourt specialists have had their fun, and now the grass season stars have their turn, a lot of the game's elite players are strong on this surface, so it should be an interesting few weeks, good luck to all!

Draw Posted - Thursday 20:00 CET

Points Deadline - Sunday 18:00 CET

New points are mandatory, please don't forget to send :p

The Daviator
Jul 15th, 2009, 06:53 PM
Aces To Play

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

The Daviator
Jul 15th, 2009, 06:54 PM
Draw

Maria Sharapova(1) v Bye
Anastasia Myskina v Samantha Stosur
Elena Dementieva v Britney Spears
Tamarine Tanasugarn v Lindsay Davenport(7)

Maria Kirilenko(5) v Bye
Michelle Larcher de Brito v Magdalena Rybarikova
Serena Williams v Monica Seles
Bye v Alicia Molik(3)

Flavia Pennetta(4) v Bye
Nicole Vaidisova v Daniela Hantuchova
Jelena Dokic v Jelena Jankovic
Svetlana Kuznetsova v Marta Domachowska(8)

Michaella Krajicek(6) v Bye
Mashona Washington v Gisela Dulko
Lourdes Dominguez Lino v Venus Williams
Bye v Kim Clijsters(2)

The Daviator
Jul 15th, 2009, 06:55 PM
Points To Defend

165 -

Kirilenko

115 -

Krajicek

75 -

Sharapova

40 -

Molik
Tanasugarn
Jankovic

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Myskina
V. Williams
Dulko
Spears

10 -

Hantuchova
Stosur
Clijsters

The Daviator
Jul 15th, 2009, 06:56 PM
Player Of The Week


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Maria Kirilenko

Maria has to get it for coming so close to winning RG with just a single ace and now has a full set to use this week in Birmingham :yeah:

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 15th, 2009, 10:03 PM
damn! at least half of the field has more than 3 aces.:(

Hashim.
Jul 15th, 2009, 11:36 PM
damn! at least half of the field has more than 3 aces.:(

yeah and i have 0:o from 4--> 0 time to start losing:lol:
not reaching no.1:sad:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jul 16th, 2009, 10:37 AM
I like this better!

Will you send me my points back please :)

The Daviator
Jul 16th, 2009, 07:02 PM
I like this better!

Will you send me my points back please :)

Your clay points?

Draw posted.

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jul 16th, 2009, 09:04 PM
Your clay points?

Draw posted.

yes please, just to see what worked what didnt :p

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 21st, 2009, 01:48 AM
:scratch:

The Daviator
Jul 21st, 2009, 04:12 PM
Only 10/26 pts in yet, will wait another day before sending PMs :o

MH0861
Jul 21st, 2009, 10:59 PM
Will send tonight, I swear :D

Natash.
Jul 22nd, 2009, 07:12 PM
Points sent :D

MH0861
Jul 22nd, 2009, 09:28 PM
Marta back :hearts: I hope we have an MK/Marta charity exhibition on grass again at s'Hertogenbosch :D

LDF
Jul 22nd, 2009, 10:31 PM
Points sent (at last) :o :p

IanRadi
Jul 22nd, 2009, 11:05 PM
Points sent (at last) :o :p

Same here :o

The Daviator
Jul 23rd, 2009, 07:49 PM
R32 coming up.

The Daviator
Jul 23rd, 2009, 07:51 PM
Round of 32

Spears def. Dementieva

Hantuchova def. Vaidisova

Jankovic def. Dokic

Dulko def. Washington

V. Williams def. Dominguez Lino

W/O

Dementieva and LDL(for the 3rd time :o) are retired.

The Daviator
Jul 23rd, 2009, 07:53 PM
Round of 32

Myskina def. Stosur 6-4 7-5

Tanasugarn def. Davenport(7) 5-7 6-1 6-4

Rybarikova def. Larcher de Brito 6-3 6-3

Domachowska(8) def. Kuznetsova 6-3 5-7 6-3

The Daviator
Jul 23rd, 2009, 07:55 PM
Updated Draw

Maria Sharapova(1) v Anastasia Myskina
Britney Spears v Tamarine Tanasugarn

Maria Kirilenko(5) v Magdalena Rybarikova
S. Williams/Seles v Alicia Molik(3)

Flavia Pennetta(4) v Daniela Hantuchova
Jelena Jankovic v Marta Domachowska(8)

Michaella Krajicek(6) v Gisela Dulko
Venus Williams v Kim Clijsters(2)

The Daviator
Jul 23rd, 2009, 08:17 PM
Round of 32

S. Williams def. Seles 6-4 7-6(2)

LDF
Jul 23rd, 2009, 10:05 PM
Grr.

Well done Tammy. :wavey:

Calliope.
Jul 24th, 2009, 12:02 AM
Magda :D

young_gunner913
Jul 25th, 2009, 01:58 AM
Venus :hearts:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jul 25th, 2009, 11:21 AM
Next round :angel:

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 07:54 PM
R16 coming up.

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 07:54 PM
Round of 16

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Sharapova(1) def. Myskina
7-5 6-3

It's official, Nastya is Pova's bitch :sad: She's lost in 3 of her last 4 events to the #1, good job Masha :yeah:

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 07:58 PM
Round of 16

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Spears def. Tanasugarn
6-4 4-6 6-4

Really good win for Brit as Tammy is one of the better 4-acers, but it doesn't get any easier as she has Sharapova next, Tammy :hug:

In The Zone
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:00 PM
Britney! :worship: Tanasugarn was not toxic today. :D

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:00 PM
Round of 16

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

Magda's gamestyle is a problem for MK :( That and the POTW :rolls: Magda :yeah:

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:04 PM
Round of 16

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Molik(3) def. S. Williams
4-6 6-4 6-4

Despite grass being Alicia's best surface, she's never won a title on it and has always underperformed at Wimbledon, maybe that'll change this season :p Serena :hug:

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:05 PM
Round of 16

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Pennetta(4) def. Hantuchova
6-0 6-4

The Flavbot is back :help: She tore up the lawns last season, we'll see if she can do it again, very good start :yeah: Dani :hug:

Justin SW
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:06 PM
Wow I pushe Alicia to three sets :D

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:10 PM
Round of 16

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Domachowska(8) def. Jankovic
6-2 5-7 6-1

After a brief hiatus, Marta is back to her old ways :yeah: JJ having a bit of a slump season :(

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:12 PM
Round of 16

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Krajicek(6) def. Dulko
6-3 7-6(3)

After a miserable start to the season, Misa is finally on her best surface and off to a good start :yeah: Gise :hug:

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:14 PM
Pretty bad against a 0 Acer.:o

Kim next.:armed:

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:15 PM
I think I'll face Vee instead.:(

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:15 PM
:eek: :scared:
I think I'm in real trouble.:scared:

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:15 PM
Round of 16

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Clijsters(2) def. V. Williams
7-5 6-4 :tape:

Kim had the perfect gameplan to render Vee's aces useless and pulls off a win with 0 aces :worship: Had Vee mixed things up a bit she would have surely won :o

The Daviator
Jul 25th, 2009, 08:18 PM
Updated Draw

Maria Sharapova(1) v Britney Spears

Magdalena Rybarikova v Alicia Molik(3)

Flavia Pennetta(4) v Marta Domachowska(8)

Michaella Krajicek(6) v Kim Clijsters(2)

young_gunner913
Jul 25th, 2009, 09:16 PM
Kim's dick fell out during the change over!!1! :(
I demand a gender test!! :mad:

Justin SW
Jul 25th, 2009, 09:16 PM
:lol:

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 25th, 2009, 09:19 PM
Vee :spit: I think you may be in the wrong tour, girl.:devil:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jul 25th, 2009, 09:43 PM
Maria :drool:

Hashim.
Jul 25th, 2009, 11:53 PM
oh:spit:

Harvs
Jul 26th, 2009, 10:50 AM
yayyyy:)

Koon
Jul 26th, 2009, 03:12 PM
Flavia :banana:

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:07 PM
QFs coming up.

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:09 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Spears def. Sharapova(1)
6-3 4-6 6-2

Great week so far for Brit :yeah: Takes out the top seed in style :drool: Masha :p

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:10 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Molik(3) def. Rybarikova
6-4 3-6 7-5

I don't know how she does it, but Molik always comes out on top in these close matches, well done again :yeah: Magda :hug:

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:14 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Pennetta(4) def. Domachowska(8)
6-3 6-7(6) 6-3

Flav survives despite a second set choke :o Good effort Marta :hug:

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:15 PM
Quarter-Finals

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

Crushing win for Misa, you can only go so far with 0 aces on grass Kim ;)

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:16 PM
Updated Draw

Britney Spears v Alicia Molik(3)

Flavia Pennetta(4) v Michaella Krajicek(6)

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:17 PM
:eek: Surprise.:speakles:
Flavia next.:armed: :scared:

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:21 PM
Oh thanks Dav for early results BTW.:hug:

The Daviator
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:24 PM
Oh thanks Dav for early results BTW.:hug:

That's ok ;)

Koon
Jul 26th, 2009, 04:27 PM
Flavia won again :bounce: :banana:
Marta :hug:
But chokes :o :ras:

Next is Misa :sobbing: first time meet on grass :scared:
Hopes Flavia wouldn't choke :)

In The Zone
Jul 26th, 2009, 06:09 PM
Britney! :D

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Harvs
Jul 26th, 2009, 10:15 PM
:):):)

Daniela-Is-Mine
Jul 26th, 2009, 10:19 PM
:o

Hashim.
Jul 27th, 2009, 12:15 AM
qf was adequate :)

The Daviator
Jul 27th, 2009, 06:57 PM
SFs on the way.

The Daviator
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:00 PM
Semi-Finals

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Molik(3) def. Spears
7-5 6-4

Britney's strong enough to beat most of the field, but her gameplan (and many other players' gamestyles) are useless against Molik, well done Lish :yeah:

The Daviator
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:02 PM
Semi-Finals

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Pennetta(4) def. Krajicek(6)
6-4 6-4

Misa put more thought into her points, but they weren't effective against Flav, I have a feeling Pennetta will get thrashed by Alicia though :o

The Daviator
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:13 PM
Final

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Molik(3) v Pennetta(4)

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Molik(3) leads Pennetta(4) 7-5

The Daviator
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:14 PM
Final

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Molik(3) v Pennetta(4)

Molik leads Pennetta 7-5

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The Daviator
Jul 27th, 2009, 07:18 PM
Final

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Molik(3) v Pennetta(4)

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Pennetta(4) def. Molik(3)
5-7 6-0 6-1 :eek:

I really thought Flav was a bad match-up with Alicia, but she steamrolled through the last two sets to win her 4th title :yeah: :worship: Alicia still title-less on grass :hug:

Harvs
Jul 27th, 2009, 10:44 PM
pennetta is such a turd.

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 28th, 2009, 02:32 AM
:sad:

Alicia :o Misa even won more games losing in 2 sets.:lol:

Flavia :rolleyes:

Koon
Jul 28th, 2009, 04:17 AM
Flavia :bounce: :banana:
Finally win the 4th title :sobbing:

Misa and Mobitch
:hug: :ras:
You guys don't be mad coz Flavia is going to defend some huge points next weeks :sad:

Natash.
Jul 28th, 2009, 04:19 AM
Flavia :yeah: Good job

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 28th, 2009, 04:45 AM
Flavia :bounce: :banana:
Finally win the 4th title :sobbing:

Misa and Mobitch
:hug: :ras:
You guys don't be mad coz Flavia is going to defend some huge points next weeks :sad:

With this form and achievement(from last season when you debut here) on grass, I can say you're the best grass court player in ATC. :shrug:
Even Momo or Tammy couldn't be as consistent on grass as you are in just 2 seasons(less than that since you started midway during grass season last season I think).

ElusiveChanteuse
Jul 28th, 2009, 04:50 AM
Now Flavia is just one tournament away from the same surface clean sweep(left Eastbourne).:)