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The Daviator
Apr 27th, 2010, 07:51 PM
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DFS Classic, Birmingham

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Week 9 * Grass Tier III * Draw Size 16

S1 Winner - Tamarine Tanasugarn
S2 Winner - Michaella Krajicek
S3 Winner - Maria Kirilenko
S4 Winner - Flavia Pennetta

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 - Wednesday 19:00 CET

Points Deadline - Sunday 18:00 CET

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

The Daviator
Apr 27th, 2010, 07:51 PM
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Azarenka - 3
Bartoli - 3
Cibulkova - 0
Clijsters - 0
Dulko - 0
Hantuchova - 1
Ivanovic - 0
Jankovic - 1
Kirilenko - 3
Krajicek - 4
Molik - 4
Myskina - 3
Pennetta - 4
Sharapova - 2
Spears - 4
Tanasugarn - 4
Vesnina - 0
S. Williams - 3
V. Williams - 4
Wozniacki - 2
Zvonareva - 2

The Daviator
Apr 27th, 2010, 07:51 PM
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Alicia Molik(1) v Jelena Jankovic
Daniela Hantuchova v Britney Spears(6)

Anastasia Myskina(5) v Tamarine Tanasugarn
Qualifier A v Flavia Pennetta(4)

Michaella Krajicek(3) v Serena Williams
Qualifier C v Kim Clijsters(7)

Maria Kirilenko(8) v Qualifier B
Qualifier C v Maria Sharapova(2)

Qualifying

A. Vera Zvonareva v Victoria Azarenka
B. Marion Bartoli v Venus Williams
C. Ana Ivanovic v Elena Vesnina
D. Gisela Dulko v Dominika Cibulkova

The Daviator
Apr 27th, 2010, 07:51 PM
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165 -

Pennetta

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Molik

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Spears
Krajicek

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Sharapova
Clijsters

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Myskina
Tanasugarn
Kirilenko
S. Williams
Hantuchova
Jankovic

The Daviator
Apr 27th, 2010, 07:51 PM
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Jelena Jankovic

JJ gets POTW for reaching the semis at RG, and she now has 1 ace to use in Birmingham :yeah:

ElusiveChanteuse
Apr 27th, 2010, 08:34 PM
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Azarenka - 3
Bartoli - 3
Cibulkova - 0
Clijsters - 0
Dulko - 0
Hantuchova - 1
Ivanovic - 0
Jankovic - 1
Kirilenko - 3
Krajicek - 4
Molik - 4
Myskina - 3
Pennetta - 4
Sharapova - 2
Spears - 4
Tanasugarn - 4
Vesnina - 0
S. Williams - 3
V. Williams - 4
Wozniacki - 2
Zvonareva - 2

Ugh...WHY?!!!!!

MH0861
Apr 27th, 2010, 11:45 PM
Let's give it up for S3 champion Miss Maria Kirilenko :worship:

The Daviator
Apr 28th, 2010, 06:55 PM
Draw posted.

Wozniacki will be an alternate for any qualifier who doesn't send (very likely).

dawid
Apr 28th, 2010, 08:28 PM
Thanks for POTW ;)

ElusiveChanteuse
Apr 28th, 2010, 08:56 PM
Serena again:o

Carotastrophe
Apr 29th, 2010, 12:46 AM
The Daviator, can you notify me by PM or on this thread if one of the qualifiers don't send points so Wozniacki can be an alternate?

Broseghini
Apr 29th, 2010, 12:50 AM
Serena again:o
Venus again :o

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 2nd, 2010, 05:24 AM
Can you send me my RG points? They seem to be quite good :p

The Daviator
May 2nd, 2010, 08:35 PM
15/21 pts in, pretty good :D

Will send PMs to the remaining players and we'll definitely start tomorrow.

Myskina one of the ones who didn't send :smash:

Uranium
May 2nd, 2010, 08:52 PM
15/21 pts in, pretty good :D

Will send PMs to the remaining players and we'll definitely start tomorrow.

Myskina one of the ones who didn't send :smash:

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The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 06:37 PM
:lol:

Qualies coming up, with R1 a little later.

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 06:39 PM
Qualifying


Azarenka def. Zvonareva 6-2 5-7 6-2

Bartoli def. V. Williams 6-4 6-3

Wozniacki def. Ivanovic W/O

Cibulkova def. Dulko W/O

Dulko is retired, Zvonareva still makes the draw as a LL.

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 06:41 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Jelena Jankovic
Vera Zvonareva(LL) v Britney Spears(6)

Anastasia Myskina(5) v Tamarine Tanasugarn
Victoria Azarenka(Q) v Flavia Pennetta(4)

Michaella Krajicek(3) v Serena Williams
Caroline Wozniacki(Q) v Kim Clijsters(7)

Maria Kirilenko(8) v Marion Bartoli(Q)
Dominika Cibulkova(Q) v Maria Sharapova(2)

champion88
May 3rd, 2010, 06:43 PM
Penus :(

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:32 PM
Round of 16

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Molik(1) def. Jankovic
6-4 7-6(2)

Alicia needs to produce some big results on grass or else she'll lose her #1 rank, good start to the season for her, JJ blew leads in both sets :hug:

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:34 PM
Round of 16

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Spears(6) def. Zvonareva(LL)
6-2 6-7(3) 6-4

We missed you Brit :hearts: Back with a BANG! Bepa loses twice in one day :lol: :p

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:37 PM
Round of 16

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Myskina(5) def. Tanasugarn
7-5 7-6(4)

What is with everyone becoming Nastya's bitches? :( Tammy up 5-2 and 5-1 and loses :o

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:41 PM
Round of 16

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Azarenka(Q) def. Pennetta(4)
7-6(5) 3-6 6-3

Defending champ dumped out :eek: Pleased for Vika, I know it's tough always being in qualies :hug: Flavia :haha:

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:43 PM
Round of 16

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Krajicek(3) def. S. Williams
6-3 7-6(5)

Grass season means only one thing, Misabitch is back :o Good win against a tricky opponent, Rena :hug:

Kevin.
May 3rd, 2010, 07:43 PM
Tammy :o

dawid
May 3rd, 2010, 07:46 PM
Round of 16

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Molik(1) def. Jankovic
6-4 7-6(2)

Alicia needs to produce some big results on grass or else she'll lose her #1 rank, good start to the season for her, JJ blew leads in both sets :hug:

She has 3 aces more than me:p

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:51 PM
She has 3 aces more than me:p

You still led 4-0 and 5-0 ;)

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:55 PM
Round of 16

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Bartoli(Q) def. Kirilenko(8)
7-6(6) 3-6 7-5

Marion finally gets a good result after weeks in qualies :yeah: MK :hug: Please peak for Eastbourne/Wimbledon :hearts:

MH0861
May 3rd, 2010, 07:56 PM
Slumpalenko :bigcry:

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 07:58 PM
Round of 16

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Sharapova(2) def. Cibulkova(Q)
6-4 7-5

RG champ begins her grass campaign with a win :yeah: Keep trying Domi :hug:

The Daviator
May 3rd, 2010, 08:02 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Britney Spears(6)

Anastasia Myskina(5) v Victoria Azarenka(Q)

Michaella Krajicek(3) v Wozniacki(Q)/Clijsters(7)

Marion Bartoli(Q) v Maria Sharapova(2)

ElusiveChanteuse
May 3rd, 2010, 08:06 PM
Please be Clijsters.:awww:

Broseghini
May 3rd, 2010, 08:18 PM
Marion :cheer:

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 3rd, 2010, 09:53 PM
Good Luck Marion!!!:hug:

I hope Misa loses before I potentially face her :o

ElusiveChanteuse
May 3rd, 2010, 10:09 PM
Good Luck Marion!!!:hug:

I hope Misa loses before I potentially face her :o

Just hope Marion will face me then.:happy:
Good luck.:angel:

Uranium
May 3rd, 2010, 10:47 PM
:)

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 3rd, 2010, 11:05 PM
Just hope Marion will face me then.:happy:
Good luck.:angel:

I meant that with nothing but regards for your gameon grass :p

ElusiveChanteuse
May 3rd, 2010, 11:14 PM
I meant that with nothing but regards for your gameon grass :p

Me too. :angel: Just pointing out Cake has more aces than you, that's all.:p

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 3rd, 2010, 11:29 PM
:lol:

Hopefully Misa and Maria can be on opposite halves at all grass toyrnaments :p

zvonarevarulz
May 4th, 2010, 04:29 AM
Bepa:o

In The Zone
May 4th, 2010, 05:22 AM
Showdown with Molik!

Luv, luv, luv Brit's new pic!! :drool:

lemonwilly
May 4th, 2010, 03:55 PM
Domi :sad: Grass not for munchkin
Congrats Maria :yeah:

The Daviator
May 4th, 2010, 08:27 PM
Round of 16

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Clijsters(7) def. Wozniacki(Q)
7-6(5) 7-6(5)

Some inexperience cost the newcomer Caro, but she'll improve :yeah: Congrats Kim :p

ElusiveChanteuse
May 4th, 2010, 11:11 PM
:scared:

Broseghini
May 4th, 2010, 11:24 PM
:unsure:

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 10:52 PM
QFs coming up.

ElusiveChanteuse
May 5th, 2010, 10:53 PM
:scared:

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 10:54 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Molik(1) def. Spears(6)
7-5 1-6 7-5

Despite the blowout in the second, Alicia was always in control today, so close yet so far Brit :p

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 10:56 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Azarenka(Q) def. Myskina(5)
7-6(5) 3-6 6-3

Myskina can't make it 7 SFs in a row ;) It was still a good run :p Good tournament for Vika :yeah:

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 10:58 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Krajicek(3) def. Clijsters(7)
6-1 6-3

Crushing win for Misa, never in doubt really, sorry Kim :p

ElusiveChanteuse
May 5th, 2010, 10:59 PM
:cheer: Thanks Dav :hatoff:

Now come on Maria.:armed: :p

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 11:00 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Sharapova(2) def. Bartoli(Q)
7-5 4-6 7-5

Epic battle, Maria fought back from 0-4 in the 3rd to win :worship: Sorry Marion :hug:

Uranium
May 5th, 2010, 11:01 PM
How many coin tosses in my match? How many did I win?:angel:

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 11:02 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Victoria Azarenka(Q)

Michaella Krajicek(3) v Maria Sharapova(2)

ElusiveChanteuse
May 5th, 2010, 11:02 PM
Masha :worship: Now come on Misa.:armed: Make it 20-1.:happy: :p

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 11:03 PM
How many coin tosses in my match? How many did I win?:angel:

A few, they are alternating CTs so you won pretty much the same :shrug:

ElusiveChanteuse
May 5th, 2010, 11:03 PM
Updated Draw

Alicia Molik(1) v Victoria Azarenka(Q)

Michaella Krajicek(3) v Maria Sharapova(2)
When was the last time top 3 ranked players in semis? or the top 4?:p

The Daviator
May 5th, 2010, 11:09 PM
When was the last time top 3 ranked players in semis? or the top 4?:p

I think top 3 has happened a few times, never top 4 I believe, well done top ATCers :angel:

Uranium
May 5th, 2010, 11:17 PM
Ok.:)

Vika beat Nastya and Flavia by the same score:eek:

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 6th, 2010, 12:09 AM
Misa will make it 10-1 :o

Daniela-Is-Mine
May 6th, 2010, 12:11 AM
Oh and Dav, will you make a H2H thread? I just calculated mine and have no where to post it

Harvs
May 6th, 2010, 09:09 AM
yessssssss:)

ElusiveChanteuse
May 6th, 2010, 08:15 PM
Go Masha Go!!! Go away!!!

The Daviator
May 6th, 2010, 08:55 PM
Oh and Dav, will you make a H2H thread? I just calculated mine and have no where to post it

I will make a H2H thread, but the players can compile their own records and post it there, too much work for me :o

SFs on the way.

The Daviator
May 6th, 2010, 08:56 PM
Semi-Finals

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Molik(1) def. Azarenka(Q)
7-6(5) 1-6 7-5

Every match of Molik's is the same :o Congrats on another final :p Vika :hug:

The Daviator
May 6th, 2010, 08:58 PM
Semi-Finals

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

Another emphatic win for Misa, big test coming in the final though, too bad Masha ;)

ElusiveChanteuse
May 6th, 2010, 09:08 PM
:woohoo: :D

Now Alicia.:armed:


Finals tomorrow?:scratch: Or today since finals are usually done after semis on the same day?:p
Just finish everything quickly so we can move on and Misa will have less exposure after grass season ends.:happy:

ElusiveChanteuse
May 6th, 2010, 09:09 PM
I sense there might be at least a tiebreak and it could be very close.:o

The Daviator
May 7th, 2010, 07:48 PM
Final coming up.

The Daviator
May 7th, 2010, 07:52 PM
Final

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Molik(1) v Krajicek(3)

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The Daviator
May 7th, 2010, 07:55 PM
Final

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Molik(1) v Krajicek(3)

Krajicek leads Molik 6-2

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The Daviator
May 7th, 2010, 07:59 PM
Final

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Molik(1) v Krajicek(3)

Krajicek and Molik are tied 6-2 6-7(7)

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Krajicek(3) def. Molik(1)
6-2 6-7(7) 6-1

Well Misa was correct in her prediction ;) but she ran away with it in the end to win her 11th career title :worship: She has now won at least one title in every season :clap2: Alicia :hug: See you in next week's final :o :p

ElusiveChanteuse
May 7th, 2010, 08:20 PM
:D
:cheer:
Thanks Dav :yeah:

Lish :hug: Maybe your turn to win Wimbledon this time, so let me win all the regular events first.;) :p

Harvs
May 7th, 2010, 11:41 PM
meh. well done misa.

Koon
May 9th, 2010, 03:58 AM
:yawn: