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Caipirinha Guy
Oct 26th, 2009, 08:15 AM
Saw such thread in MTF and noticed it'd be nice to show off the best youngsters from your country. ;)

So from Poland:

1. Urszula Radwanska #67 (7.12.1990)

Wins over: Svetlana Kuznetsova, Agnieszka Radwanska, Dominika Cibulkova, Aleksandra Wozniak, Francesca Schiavone, Elena Vesnina, Maria Kirilenko, Virginie Razzano, Anne Kremer, Sorana Cirstea.

Highlights:

Winner: 2008 - ITF/Vancouver-CAN; 2006 - ITF/Bath 1-GBR.
Quarterfinalist (4): 2009 - Birmingham, Istanbul, Los Angeles; 2008 - Tashkent; 2007 - Bangkok.
Third round: 2009 - Indian Wells

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2. Katarzyna Piter #352 (16.02.1991)

Wins over: Sarah Gronert, Nikola Hofmanova, Natalia Orlova, Ana Jovanovic, Ksenia Lykina, Monique Adamczak, Anne Kremer, Johanna Larsson, Angelika Roesch, Justine Ozga, Irina-Camelia Begu, Lenka Wienerova

Highlights:

Winner: 2007 - ITF/Bielefeld-GER, ITF/Ain Alsoukhna-EGY, ITF/Cairo-EGY, 2008 - ITF/Jersey-GBR, 2009 - INCH/Bydgoszcz-POL
Semifinalist: 2008 - ITF/Szczecin-POL; 2009 - ITF/Glasgow-GBR

3. Sandra Zaniewska #545 (03.01.1992)

Wins over: Olga Brozda, Zuzana Zlochova, Magali de Lattre, Soledad Esperon, Nicole Riner

Highlights:

Winner: 2009 - ITF/Ilawa-POL
Runner-up: 2009 - ITF/Izmir-TUR
Quarterfinalist: 2009 - ITF/Szczecin-POL

4. Paula Kania #646 (06.11.1992)

Wins over: Olga Savchuk, Sarah Gronert, Anna Korzeniak, Verdiana Verardi, Zuzana Zlochova, Alexandra Damaschin, Cagla Buyukakcay

Runner-up: 2009 - INCH/Bydgoszcz-POL,
Semifinalist: 2009 - ITF/Antalya-Belek4-TUR, ITF/Warsaw-POL
Quarterfinalist: 2009 - ITF/Antalya-Belek5-TUR
Second qualifying Round: 2009 - Warsaw-POL

Tanja8
Oct 26th, 2009, 09:15 AM
Nastja Kolar (15.7.1994)
Her highest rank was 881 a year ago - when she was only 14! I`m not sure what she`s been doing recently ... but I hope she will break through ...
I think she was QF in Junior Slam (don`t remember exactly).

Polona Hercog (20.1.1991)
Wins over Klejbanova, Vinci, Petkovic, Cohen-Aloro, Zakopalova, Pin, Camerin, Gallovits ...
Currently ranked 70th which is her highest rank in her career.

s_j
Oct 26th, 2009, 09:31 AM
The only real prospects for the UK are Laura Robson and Heather Watson... both Wimbledon and US Open Junior champions at some time in their career respectively. And they are both way under 18. So fingers crossed for the future. (There isn't really any other realistic hope for British women's tennis unless some younger girls start producing good results in the next few years.)

Singleniacki
Oct 26th, 2009, 10:47 AM
RoGOATska

Petkorazzi
Oct 26th, 2009, 10:52 AM
We used to have Gorgodze who was really good when I saw her on 2006, she was so good for 14! But it seems she's gained nothing but weight since then...

thadeuss
Oct 26th, 2009, 11:13 AM
From Romania
1. Simona Halep #213 (27.09.1991)
Junior French Open champion

2. Elena Bogdan #471 (28.03.1992)
Junior French Open runner-up

3. Ana Bogdan #512 (25.11.1992)

and maybe Elora Dabija #313 (09.06.1991) and Ingrid Radu (01.05.1993)

ce
Oct 26th, 2009, 12:05 PM
Bojana Jovanovski 196. 31/12/91
Aleksandra Krunic 667. 15/03/93
Tamara Curovic 730. 31/10/94

Golovinjured.
Oct 26th, 2009, 12:09 PM
We used to have Gorgodze who was really good when I saw her on 2006, she was so good for 14! But it seems she's gained nothing but weight since then...

That is so mean.

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:24 PM
The only real prospects for the UK are Laura Robson and Heather Watson... both Wimbledon and US Open Junior champions at some time in their career respectively. And they are both way under 18. So fingers crossed for the future. (There isn't really any other realistic hope for British women's tennis unless some younger girls start producing good results in the next few years.)

Heather is almost 18 is little over 6 months

Xian
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:29 PM
not really anybody really promising from Austria it seems
hope one of them cracks the top 200
Christina Mathis 16/06/1992
Stephanie Hirsch 16/10/1992
Patricia Haas 09/09/1993
Denise Maxl 05/06/1994
Christine Kandler 22/09/1994
Barbara Haas 19/03/1996

FORZA SARITA
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:31 PM
no prospects for Italy :)

Caipirinha Guy
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:32 PM
Oh, c'mon. Giorgi is very good! I've seen her play in Katowice where she won and I'm impressed. ;)

FORZA SARITA
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:33 PM
Oh, c'mon. Giorgi is very good! I've seen her play in Katowice where she won and I'm impressed. ;)

i doubt she will play for Italy in future:p GOATmila :hearts:

Caipirinha Guy
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:34 PM
She will play for Kyrgyzstan? What's wrong with her and her father?

Hayato
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:36 PM
PARAGUAY http://www.gts-translation.com/images/paraguay.gifflagicon.jpg

Veronica Cepede Royg (#15 Juniors, #680s- Won both 10K events she competed in this year- both in the last fortnight)
21/1/1992

Isaura Enrique Aguilar
26/3/1992

Isabella Robbiani
30/3/1992

FORZA SARITA
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:40 PM
She will play for Kyrgyzstan? What's wrong with her and her father?

i don't think so :lol: it will depend from italian federation,her dad is from argentina i think and camila trains in france.

Caipirinha Guy
Oct 26th, 2009, 01:57 PM
she has a hot coach, I though it's her brother

iPatty
Oct 26th, 2009, 03:01 PM
From Romania
1. Simona Halep #213 (27.09.1991)
Junior French Open champion

2. Elena Bogdan #471 (28.03.1992)
Junior French Open runner-up

3. Ana Bogdan #512 (25.11.1992)

and maybe Elora Dabija #313 (09.06.1991) and Ingrid Radu (01.05.1993)

Cristina Dinu > Ingrid Radu


Our best three are probably Melanie Oudin, Christina McHale, and Sloane Stephens. The next three in a younger generation would be Sachia Vickery, Kyle McPhillips, and Lauren Davis but I'd give them a few more years since they are all pretty young.

simonsaystennis
Oct 26th, 2009, 06:14 PM
Aside from Melanie who has already established herself, I would say Christina McHale, Sloane Stephens, Ester Goldfeld.
Out of our younger group, I agree with iPatty's choices, except I would add Madison Keys also.

RR-87
Oct 26th, 2009, 07:19 PM
Pavlyuchenkova
Pervak
Savinykh
Pink Princess Guskova :lol:
Buchina

Wozzy4life
Oct 26th, 2009, 07:44 PM
Sharon Fichman #135 WTA
18 years old.
Rebecca Marino #160 WTA
18 years old.

Eugenie Bouchard #37 Juniors
15 years old. Recently won the Pan American Closed Championships.
Katarena Paliivets #45 Juniors
17 years old.

I'd also add the Abanda Sisters. :bounce:
Videos are in french.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H25BMFbqwkU&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxkVg_3a0Pg&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX0Is3PRFGI&feature=related
Elisabeth Abanda #143 Juniors
15 years old.
Françoise Abanda won the Open Super 12 Auray this year.
12 years old I believe.
and is in my opinion a big prospect for the future.

Just Do It
Oct 26th, 2009, 08:03 PM
Bojana Jovanovski 196. 31/12/91
Aleksandra Krunic 667. 15/03/93
Tamara Curovic 730. 31/10/94

:worship:

tennisforadults
Oct 26th, 2009, 09:27 PM
As one of the aussie posters has mentioned - Olivia Rogowska.

Age: 18
Current ranking (career-high): 154
Highlights: Beating Maria Kirilenko at RG 09 and 2 games away from upsetting Safina at USO 09.

Ballbasher
Oct 26th, 2009, 09:38 PM
Cristina Dinu > Ingrid Radu


Our best three are probably Melanie Oudin, Christina McHale, and Sloane Stephens. The next three in a younger generation would be Sachia Vickery, Kyle McPhillips, and Lauren Davis but I'd give them a few more years since they are all pretty young.
Davis is just 7 months younger than Stephens, both born in '93. How is she a different generation? :p

Ballbasher
Oct 26th, 2009, 09:40 PM
Germany has Annika Beck & Anna-Lena Friedsam. Both could make Top200.

s_j
Oct 26th, 2009, 09:59 PM
Heather is almost 18 is little over 6 months

Oh... RESEARCH! :lol:

Cakeisgood
Oct 26th, 2009, 10:02 PM
I guess Rebecca Marino has a fairly realistic shot. But she's almost 19 so...

And Sharon Fichman too.

¤CharlDa¤
Oct 26th, 2009, 10:51 PM
Sharon Fichman #135 WTA
18 years old.
Rebecca Marino #160 WTA
18 years old.

Eugenie Bouchard #37 Juniors
15 years old. Recently won the Pan American Closed Championships.
Katarena Paliivets #45 Juniors
17 years old.

I'd also add the Abanda Sisters. :bounce:
Videos are in french.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H25BMFbqwkU&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxkVg_3a0Pg&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX0Is3PRFGI&feature=related
Elisabeth Abanda #143 Juniors
15 years old.
Françoise Abanda won the Open Super 12 Auray this year.
12 years old I believe.
and is in my opinion a big prospect for the future.

I'm not sure Sharon and Rebecca should be stated here, as they aren't juniors anymore, but they are still quite young. They both have done quite well this year. Sharon's game is very interesting, though now very defensive and working mostly on clay. Marino isn't the most naturally talented, but her body, serve and power can make her win against anyone.

Out of the juniors, I think our best shots are definitely Eugenie Bouchard and Francoise Abanda. Eugenie has a nice game that can definitely develop into working on the pro tour and Francoise is physically so strong for 12 and is definitely one of the best in the world in her age group. Both are training hard and will be out of the first generation of the training center.

As for the other ones, I have doubts. I think Paliivets has a very limited body and game, which can do alright on the junior tour but will never lead to anything in the pros. Elisabeth Abanda has a lot of talent and could definitely have some nice wins, but she seems to be a bit inconsistent still (but still young).

I think someone interesting to look at is Gabriela Dabrowski. Still U18, she had amazing results when younger, has a great game for the pro tour, but went to some very rough patches emotionnally, economically and personnally, which limited her development in the past few years. She is back on track now, training in Montreal, and could have some decent results.

Geoffrey91
Oct 26th, 2009, 11:03 PM
France

1991 : Chala
1992 : Babet
1993 : Mladenovic, Hesse
1995 : Brouleau, Jeanjean
1996 : Cascino

*hingis_forever*
Oct 27th, 2009, 02:12 AM
Great Britain

1991 - Jocelyn Rae, Lisa Whybourn (maybe)
1992 - Heather Watson, Tara Moore
1994 - Laura Robson
1996 - Eleanor Dean
1997 - Kyra Akinnibi

Herbert
Oct 27th, 2009, 02:23 AM
uhm...Anna-Lena Friedsam maybe? She's the highest ranked german junior, 5th highest ranked junior of her age (born february 1994) or younger in the world and german youth champion this year but tbh I have absolutely no idea if she's any good at all (as in someone who'd eventually be able to make the transition to the pros, maybe even top100-top50.

hellas719
Oct 27th, 2009, 05:17 AM
USA:
-Oudin, McHale, Stephens
Greece:
-Papamichail, Konstantinidou, Sakkari
^Kordolaimi was so promising and was serving over 100 mph at 15 but now hasn't played since September 2008 except for juniors but I think she's injured :p

ex hopman
Oct 27th, 2009, 05:36 AM
JAPAN

ayumi morita
kurumi nara
misaki doi
sachie ishizu

KanSuke
Oct 27th, 2009, 08:11 AM
Taiwan:

Kai-Chen Chang (01/13/1991) who is now ranked 101 in singles and 126 in doubles.

Caipirinha Guy
Oct 27th, 2009, 08:34 AM
JAPAN

ayumi morita
kurumi nara
misaki doi
sachie ishizu

Morita is 19 I guess :shrug:

AnnaK_4ever
Oct 27th, 2009, 09:42 AM
Russia:

nobody

Vanity Bonfire
Oct 27th, 2009, 09:56 AM
Russia:

nobody

That's pessimistic of you.