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The Daviator
Dec 4th, 2010, 10:54 PM
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Tour Championships, Madrid

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Week 20 * YEC * Draw Size 8

S1 Winner - Venus Williams
S2 Winner - Alicia Molik
S3 Winner - Michaella Krajicek
S4 Winner - Alicia Molik

Madrid, ESP - Welcome and congratulations to the top 8 players of the season! All your hard work has paid off, and now we'll see who's the best of the best at this week's season-ending championships, it should be a great week, good luck to all!

Points Deadline - Tuesday 20:00 CET

The Daviator
Dec 4th, 2010, 10:54 PM
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Kirilenko - 0
Krajicek - 4
Molik - 1
Myskina - 0
Sharapova - 3
Spears - 2
Tanasugarn - 2
Zvonareva - 0

The Daviator
Dec 4th, 2010, 10:55 PM
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Indigo Group

Anastasia Myskina
Alicia Molik
Maria Kirilenko
Tamarine Tanasugarn

Black Group

Maria Sharapova
Michaella Krajicek
Britney Spears
Vera Zvonareva

The Daviator
Dec 4th, 2010, 10:55 PM
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750 -

Molik

535 -

Sharapova

335 -

Krajicek
Clijsters

185 -

Pennetta
Hantuchova

105 -

Kirilenko
Jankovic


Bali -

275 -

Spears

165 -

Bartoli

20 -

Tanasugarn
Myskina

The Daviator
Dec 4th, 2010, 10:55 PM
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Michaella Krajicek

This is basically making Misa unbeatable but she gets POTW for reaching the final in QC and has 4 aces to use this week :o

The Daviator
Dec 4th, 2010, 10:55 PM
Profiles

Anastasia Myskina
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Coach - Uranium
Nationality - RUS
Rank - #1
Favourite Surface - Clay

W - Rome, Strasbourg, US Open
RU - Amelia Island, Roland Garros
SF - Sydney, Australian Open, Moscow, Quebec City

No disrespect, but at the start of the season few would have said that Myskina would be the #1 player going into the YEC. Certainly the most improved player of the season, she had a remarkable clay season before surprising all to win a major in New York, she has 0 aces and is unlikely to win the title, but she will battle hard to make sure she ends the season on top.

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Maria Sharapova
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Coach - Daniela-Is-Mine
Nationality - RUS
Rank - #2
Favourite Surface - Hard

W - Roland Garros, Toronto, New Haven
RU - Sydney, Cincinnati
SF - Auckland, Birmingham, Wimbledon, Quebec City

Sharapova enjoyed another successful season in S5, the high point was undoubtedly winning RG with 0 aces, a win that allowed her reclaim the #1 rank soon after. She has 3 aces and is a two-time runner-up here, and although she has underperformed indoors so far, she'll be a big threat to go all the way this week.

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Michaella Krajicek
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Coach - Imperfect Angel
Nationality - NED
Rank - #3
Favourite Surface - Grass

W - Birmingham, 's-Hertogenbosch, Wimbledon, Moscow
RU - Eastbourne, Quebec City
SF - Cincinnati

Despite having virtually no good results on THREE surfaces, Misa still finds herself comfortably here in 3rd place, her 5th successive appearance at the YEC. She is the firm favourite and is probably the best player in the game with many aces, so the others will need to produce something special to stop her.

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Alicia Molik
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Coach - Harvs
Nationality - AUS
Rank - #4
Favourite Surface - Grass

W - Sydney, Amelia Island
RU - Auckland, Birmingham
SF - 's-Hertogenbosch, Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Cincinnati, Toronto, Moscow

Alicia went from spectacular to solid this year, and had a relatively quiet season by her standards, she still had plenty of deep tournament runs and remains an elite force in the game, the format here suits her and as a two-time champ, she cannot be counted out, she may need to re-assess her gameplan however, to compete with the more in-form players.

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Maria Kirilenko
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Coach - MH0861
Nationality - RUS
Rank - #5
Favourite Surface - Plexi

W - Auckland, Gold Coast, Eastbourne, Quebec City
RU - Wimbledon, Antwerp
SF - Strasbourg

The People's Champ/International Icon/ATC Royalty is back for the 3rd season in a row. MK became a title magnet this season, and has more tournament wins in S5 than any player, bar Krajicek. Proving her true class, she has shone indoors with 0 aces and finds herself an unlikely favourite for title. And how great it would be if she won :hearts:

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Britney Spears
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Coach - In The Zone
Nationality - USA
Rank - #6
Favourite Surface - Grass

W - Australian Open
RU - 's-Hertogenbosch
SF - Auckland, Gold Coast, Antwerp

The legendary Miss Spears provided one of the feel-good moments of S5 with her victory in Melbourne, solid results for the rest of the season ensured the circus made its way to Madrid :hearts: She has 2 aces and could be dangerous, but needs to recapture her Aussie form to have a shot at the title.

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Vera Zvonareva
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Coach - zvonarevarulz
Nationality - RUS
Rank - #9
Favourite Surface - Clay

W - N/A
RU - Australian Open
SF - Sydney

Well Bepa's contribution to this season was basically making MK's life hell and preventing her from winning around 8 titles, but we'll look beyond that! Bepa burst onto the scene in impressive fashion down under, and while she slowed down considerably thereafter, it was still enough to make the YEC. She's unlikely to threaten for the title, but could act as a spoiler in the groups, so the others better not underestimate her.

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Tamarine Tanasugarn
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Coach - Kevin
Nationality - THA
Rank - #10
Favourite Surface - Grass

W - Antwerp
RU - New Haven
SF - US Open

A big well done to Tammy for returning to the YEC after a two-season absence :yeah: She wasn't on the radar until the hard season, but came alive to record some great results and sneak into the field in 8th place. A title winner already indoors, she could be in the mix come the semi-finals, if she manages to avoid her nemesis Molik, that is.

MH0861
Dec 4th, 2010, 11:06 PM
This is basically making Misa unbeatable but she gets POTW for reaching the final in QC and has 4 aces to use this week :o

0-Ace Queen MK will find a way again :angel:

The Daviator
Dec 5th, 2010, 12:54 AM
Groups and preview posted. Players have over 2 days to send, and as usual you can send a set of points for each opponent in your group, or if you want you can just send one :p

Bali will also take place in this thread, the draw will be posted tomorrow, I'm hoping Hantuchova will send so we can have a 4-player line-up.

MH0861
Dec 5th, 2010, 01:00 AM
Great work Dav :worship:

In The Zone
Dec 5th, 2010, 01:01 AM
What a crap first group. :o

Brit is looking to do well here given defending her Bali W.

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Kevin.
Dec 5th, 2010, 04:44 AM
I made it :eek:

Harvs
Dec 5th, 2010, 10:25 PM
ill send today

zvonarevarulz
Dec 6th, 2010, 01:59 AM
And MK breathes a sigh of relief that she's not in my group. haha :p

Love ya MK:kiss:

tennisIlove09
Dec 7th, 2010, 12:49 AM
Venus Gets Bali Wild Card
American to make debute this week
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Venus Williams waves to a crowd of people that stopped by to watch her warm up.
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BALI - American Venus Williams will have her debute on the ACE tennis tour this week in Bali. She has been awarded a wild card as a late entry to the event, the last for this season on the ACE Tour.
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"I'm so grateful that I was able to get a wild card into Bali," Williams said after she did a warm up practice earlier today. "I'm not expecting much, other than to go out and play some tennis. If I win, it's a bonus, but it'll be a learning curve on this tour. Every player is so tough."
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No draw has been presented yet, so Williams doesn't know who she'll play first round, but apparently to her it doesn't matter. "For me what counts is going out that trying to play my game. If I do that, I should be successful."
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Williams is set to play this week. No start date has been confirmed.

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:11 PM
Bali Draw

Dominika Cibulkova v Melanie Oudin

Marion Bartoli v Venus Williams

Bali players have until Thursday at 20:00 CET to send points.

Aces -

Bartoli - 1
Cibulkova - 2
Oudin - 3
V. Williams - 1

Points -

SF - 40
F - 80
W - 120

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:17 PM
Day 1 OOP


Indigo Group

Anastasia Myskina v Alicia Molik

Maria Kirilenko v Tamarine Tanasugarn


Black Group

Michaella Krajicek v Maria Sharapova

Vera Zvonareva v Britney Spears

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:31 PM
Results on the way.

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:34 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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Molik def. Myskina
6-2 6-3

Vintage display from Alicia, defending champ is on the board with a strong win :yeah: Myskina :haha: :haha:

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:38 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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Kirilenko def. Tanasugarn
4-6 7-6(7) 7-6(4)

MK used to lose a lot of close matches but she has become a mental giant of late :eek: Fought back from 1-5 in the 3rd to win :eek: Tammy is developing a habit of choking big leads :o

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:42 PM
Black Group

Round Robin

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Krajicek def. Sharapova
6-0 6-2

Misa only has one more ace than Maria :tape: She's got a Serena-like vibe at this event, we'll see what happens. Sharpie :o Better bring it in your next two matches.

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:46 PM
Black Group

Round Robin

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Zvonareva def. Spears
7-5 6-4

Vera's aggressive gameplan took Britney by surprise :eek: Excellent performance from her today :worship: Bad match-up Brit, you can still make it :armed:

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 06:53 PM
Standings

Indigo Group

Molik 1-0 2-0 12-5
Kirilenko 1-0 2-1 18-18
Tanasugarn 0-1 1-2 18-18
Myskina 0-1 0-2 5-12

Black Group

Krajicek 1-0 2-0 12-2
Zvonareva 1-0 2-0 13-9
Spears 0-1 0-2 9-13
Sharapova 0-1 0-2 2-12

MH0861
Dec 7th, 2010, 07:07 PM
0-Acer MK :worship:

Sorry Tammy, I was determined to win more than 2 games this time :lol:

In The Zone
Dec 7th, 2010, 07:41 PM
:o Britney

The Daviator
Dec 7th, 2010, 08:25 PM
Day 2 OOP


Indigo Group

Anastasia Myskina v Maria Kirilenko

Alicia Molik v Tamarine Tanasugarn


Black Group

Michaella Krajicek v Britney Spears

Vera Zvonareva v Maria Sharapova

Daniela-Is-Mine
Dec 7th, 2010, 11:06 PM
:o

Imperfect Angel
Dec 7th, 2010, 11:14 PM
:o

Sweet revenge, honey.:kiss:

Today seems like the day for the lesser players.:eek:

tennisIlove09
Dec 8th, 2010, 02:09 AM
Well neat. Congrats winners. Good luck tomorrow losers, get on the W count.

Kevin.
Dec 8th, 2010, 02:15 AM
:sad: congrats MK! I really want to win badly!!!!!

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 06:34 PM
Sorry for no results yesterday, was away all day, next set of results coming up :p

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 06:37 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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Kirilenko def. Myskina
6-2 6-4

Kirilegendo :worship: Brushes past Nastya, who is still winless as a #1 :tape:

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 06:40 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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

The most frustrating match-up in ATC :o Tammy wins one set easily, but loses two tight ones :o As a result of this win, both Molik and Kirilenko have reached the semis, well done ladies :p

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 06:44 PM
Black Group

Round Robin

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Spears def. Krajicek
5-7 6-0 6-4

Britney is not going to leave the YEC without a fight :eek: Stuns the favourite in impressive fashion :yeah: Misa :shrug:

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 06:47 PM
Black Group

Round Robin

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Sharapova def. Zvonareva
7-6(7) 7-5

Everyone in the black group now has a win each :eek: Tomorrow will be very interesting, Masha :yeah: Bepa :hug:

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 06:55 PM
Standings

Indigo Group

Molik 2-0 4-1 27-22
Kirilenko 2-0 4-1 30-26
Tanasugarn 0-2 2-4 35-33
Myskina 0-2 0-4 11-24

Black Group

Krajicek 1-1 3-2 23-19
Zvonareva 1-1 2-2 24-23
Sharapova 1-1 2-2 16-23
Spears 1-1 2-3 26-24

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 07:04 PM
Bali SFs coming up.

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 07:07 PM
Bali Semi-Finals

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Cibulkova def. Oudin
6-1 6-3

Domi appears to have Mel's number :p Surprisingly one-sided affair, good luck in S6 Mel :yeah: Domi :yeah:

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 07:09 PM
Bali Semi-Finals

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Bartoli def. V. Williams
6-3 5-7 6-2

Back-to-back Bali finals for Marion :p Great effort from Vee in her first match, good luck next season :yeah:

tennisbuddy12
Dec 9th, 2010, 07:22 PM
Dang, what happened!? :lol:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Dec 9th, 2010, 09:30 PM
won a match :o

Broseghini
Dec 9th, 2010, 09:34 PM
Marion :cuckoo::lol:

tennisIlove09
Dec 9th, 2010, 09:50 PM
Bartoli Edges Venus
Williams Fails to Win in Debut
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Venus Williams reacts to missing a shot in the third set of her match.
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BALI - Venus Williams was looking to make the most of her debut on the ATC tour, but failed to advance to the final in Bali. Playing Marion Bartoli, of France, Williams lost in three sets 6-3 5-7 6-2.
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"I really had high hopes after winning a tough second set," Williams said afterwards. "I was hoping to take that mo and run away with the match. It didn't exactly work out that way."
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Williams was often caught off-guard with the unique style of Bartoli, whom plays with two hands on both the forehand and backhand. "She creates some neat slices. I guess I shouldn't been too upset with my first match, but I do expect to be winning these close ones soon."
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Williams will next play at the start of the new season.

Harvs
Dec 9th, 2010, 10:39 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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

The most frustrating match-up in ATC :o Tammy wins one set easily, but loses two tight ones :o As a result of this win, both Molik and Kirilenko have reached the semis, well done ladies :p

hahaha
im so updating alicias h2h records at the end of this tournament/season! we have played SO many times.

The Daviator
Dec 9th, 2010, 10:54 PM
Dang, what happened!? :lol:

Your new points weren't as effective as your old ones :p

Thanks for the article Venus :yeah:

Imperfect Angel
Dec 10th, 2010, 12:04 AM
6-0?:o :p
Grats Brit.:ras:
Better be winning Bepa tomorrow.:o

MH0861
Dec 10th, 2010, 12:07 AM
MK is RAISING THE INDOOR ROOF here :worship:

MH0861
Dec 10th, 2010, 01:06 AM
Beloved ATC Star MK Storms to YEC Semifinals

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MADRID, SPAIN -- 5th Seeded Maria Kirilenko ("MK") has returned to the semifinal stage of the Season Ending Champions in Madrid late Thursday with a comprehensive 6-2 6-4 win over US Open Champion and World #1 Anastasia Myskina.

"To me, this result was never in doubt and I knew I would win easily. I've had an effective tactical gameplan throughout the indoor season beating some great indoor players, so I knew it wouldn't take much to wipe the floor with Myskina when we have to same comfort level on the same surface. On an even playing field, I think I'm going to win this match-up every time" said Unofficial Player Representative Kirilenko and winner of the ATC Fan Favorite Award from S1-S4.

With the win, Kirilenko breezed into the semifinal stage of the event for the second time in three consecutive appearances.

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Kirilenko's draw - ka-ching!

"For sure, this was a jackpot draw for me", said Kirilenko, who landed in the Indigo Group along with three current and former world #1s: Bye, Pusherlicia Molik and 44-year old Tamarine Tanasugarn. "These girls have achieved so much in the game, but with time to prepare for each match, I know what to do. Even if my resume isn't as impressive, I think I'm just as good and they know it."

Kirilenko has been on tour since its inception 5 seasons ago, and has played every tournament and every match without ever giving a walkover :worship: However, for such a veteran, the question remains - what is the motivation to play on?

"For me, it's about that slam. The big events are what motivate me and inspire me to plug away, keep changing my strategies and strive to improve. The Australian Open this year was point-blank, the most devastating moment of my career. I almost didn't recover. However, with the help of Billboard 200 #3 smash album Memoirs of Imperfect Angel (thanks Misa), I came alive again during the grass court season and I'm finally ready to step it up". Kirilenko told the press. "I've done it all - I've been Top Russian, Top Bitch, Top Humanitarian, and now I'm ready to get the slam before I hang it up".

Indeed, MK is always a threat on any surface and is capable of winning any event she enters. She is only 1 of 3 players to win titles on four different surfaces, and has made major finals of 3 of the 4 slams on tour. If Kirilenko makes the YEC final, she will be the first player on tour to make the finals of the biggest event in 4 of the 5 surfaces*

*We think

In The Zone
Dec 10th, 2010, 03:19 AM
A win over Sharapova and Britney is in the SFs! :yeah:

Kevin.
Dec 11th, 2010, 02:51 AM
:sad:

tennisIlove09
Dec 11th, 2010, 03:17 PM
Best of luck today everyone!

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 08:57 PM
Final group matches/Bali final coming up.

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:01 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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Tanasugarn def. Myskina
6-2 6-0

After two tough losses, Tammy ends her season with a win at least :yeah: As for Myskina :spit: Will probably end the season at #1 even after all these beatdowns :tape:

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:04 PM
Indigo Group

Round Robin

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Kirilenko def. Molik
5-7 6-3 6-4

For the 3rd season in a row, Molik is whipped by Da Queen :drool: MK 3-0, what, what :D Now win the title :hearts:

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:06 PM
Black Group

Round Robin

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Zvonareva def. Krajicek
7-5 7-6(6) :eek:

Misa fails to make the SFs :speakles: I would never have predicted this after the first day of results :o Bepa :worship: Misa :hug:

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:09 PM
Black Group

Round Robin

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Sharapova def. Spears
0-6 6-4 7-5

Britney :bigcry: Bagels Krajicek and Sharapova, but misses out :sad: Really great battle, Pova produced her best fighting qualities to sneak into the semis.

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:16 PM
Standings

Indigo Group

Kirilenko 3-0 6-2 47-40
Molik 2-1 5-3 41-39
Tanasugarn 1-2 4-4 47-35
Myskina 0-3 0-6 13-36

Black Group

Sharapova 2-1 4-3 29-38
Zvonareva 2-1 4-2 38-34
Spears 1-2 3-5 41-37
Krajicek 1-2 3-4 34-33

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:19 PM
Updated Draw

Maria Kirilenko v Vera Zvonareva

Maria Sharapova v Alicia Molik

Semi-finalists have the option of changing points until 23:30 CET tomorrow.

MH0861
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:20 PM
DAMNIT against Vera :sobbing:

The Daviator
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:27 PM
Bali Final

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Bartoli def. Cibulkova
7-6(4) 7-6(6)

First title for Marion :D Fought back from 2-5 in both sets to win, well done :yeah: Domi :hug: Good luck in S6 :yeah:

Broseghini
Dec 11th, 2010, 09:56 PM
Marion :bowdown:

tennisIlove09
Dec 11th, 2010, 10:34 PM
lost to the champ. not too shabby.

Daniela-Is-Mine
Dec 11th, 2010, 10:42 PM
OMH! Soooo shocked :o
Brit :hug:

MH0861
Dec 11th, 2010, 10:43 PM
Domi :bigcry:

Imperfect Angel
Dec 12th, 2010, 02:37 AM
:o :rolleyes: :tape: :help:

The Daviator
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:36 PM
SFs on the way!

The Daviator
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:41 PM
Semi-Finals

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Kirilenko def. Zvonareva
6-4 6-3

Finally :sobbing: A huge win for MK considering all the losses to Bepa this season, one last push MK, you can do it :inlove: Great finish for Bepa :yeah:

The Daviator
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:44 PM
Semi-Finals

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Molik def. Sharapova
2-6 6-4 7-5

Amazing turnaround for Molik, down a set and 2-5 in the 3rd and rallies to win :eek: Tame end to the season for Shara :o Good luck in S6 :p

Imperfect Angel
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:45 PM
Go MK!:cheer:

The Daviator
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:45 PM
Updated Draw

Maria Kirilenko v Alicia Molik

Finalists have the option of changing points until 23:30 CET tomorrow. Good luck MK to both!

Imperfect Angel
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:49 PM
Is there going to be a new season?:angel:

The Daviator
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:51 PM
Is there going to be a new season?:angel:

Yes :p As long as we get 16 players to commit, there will be.

MH0861
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:51 PM
Is there going to be a new season?:angel:

Don't say such horrible things! :sobbing: As long as the Queen is reigning, Dav will keep running the game :hearts:

MH0861
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:52 PM
Yes :p As long as we get 16 players to committ, there will be.

Is Lindsay going to get off her lazy ass for S6? :(

The Daviator
Dec 12th, 2010, 10:55 PM
Is Lindsay going to get off her lazy ass for S6? :(

I think Lindsay is gone for good :lol:

We had 13 active players by the end of S5, and that's not counting Pennetta/Clijsters/JJ, so I'm sure we can continue :angel:

Imperfect Angel
Dec 12th, 2010, 11:13 PM
I think they (Panetta/Kimberly/Jaja)'re giving up.:angel:

lemonwilly
Dec 13th, 2010, 03:28 PM
Domi you choker :sad: at least you made a final here, and Oudin is my bitch :hearts: :hug:

lemonwilly
Dec 13th, 2010, 03:56 PM
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I think all Bartoli need is Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution. She said once "You are what you eat, remember." Which makes her a very large vegetarian tart.

The Daviator
Dec 13th, 2010, 09:31 PM
Ok, final on the way!

The Daviator
Dec 13th, 2010, 09:34 PM
Final

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Kirilenko v Molik

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1-0
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3-0
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4-0
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Kirilenko leads Molik 6-3

lemonwilly
Dec 13th, 2010, 09:40 PM
Go Kirilenko Go :cheer:

The Daviator
Dec 13th, 2010, 09:40 PM
Final

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Kirilenko v Molik

Kirilenko leads Molik 6-3

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Kirilenko def. Molik
6-3 6-4

MK! :banana: :woohoo: Soooo deserved, finally a huge title for you! :D The true in-form player won in the end, that's 2 titles and 1 final with 0 aces :eek: :worship: Amazing run, well done :yeah: Alicia :hug: Great end to the season after a little lull, good luck in S6 :yeah:

lemonwilly
Dec 13th, 2010, 10:00 PM
:cheer: woohoo

MH0861
Dec 13th, 2010, 10:08 PM
OMG, MK! :hearts: :eek: What a tournament, Alicia :hug: Article later :cool:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Dec 13th, 2010, 10:09 PM
Grats mama

The Daviator
Dec 13th, 2010, 10:35 PM
MK began the season by winning 9 matches in a row, and ended it by winning 9 matches in a row :eek: :worship:

Anyway, thanks to all who participated this season, oldies and newbies :p Sign-up thread for S6 will be up tomorrow :yeah:

Imperfect Angel
Dec 13th, 2010, 11:07 PM
Well done.:worship:

A Tier I and YEC. :cheer:

MH0861
Dec 14th, 2010, 01:19 AM
Queen Kirilenko Reigns in Madrid
An Exclusive Interview by Oprah Winfrey for O Magazine

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O. Let's give it up for MARIAAAAA KirilENKOOOOOO!
MK. Thank you (laughter)

O. Please tell us about your week in Madrid.
MK. Well, this was the best week of my career. I came into the event on a good streak, winning Quebec City and finishing runner up in Antwerp - but I have a history of doing well in warm up events but falling short in the big tournaments and moments. There are a lot of good indoor players here with a lot of experience but I had a lot of belief in myself and found a way to win every single match. This is going to be the moment I remember years from now.

http://start10g.ovh.net/~jibisblo/albums/Kiri%20AusOpen%20deel%202/normal_ad37f4db322865c98a3a5207c59b23e3-getty-tennis-aus-open.jpg
Maria's Australian Open: R16 loss to Vera Zvonareva :sobbing:

O. Tell us about the Year End Championship format - what do you like about it?
MK. I love it. With the schedule and format, I have ample time to prepare for each and every match. People may not know this about me, but I study the other players, the tournaments and my matches very seriously and I always learn from my wins and losses. I came out with a specific game-plan for each and every match this week and re-assesed my approach before every match. Some players come out and say "I'm just going to worry about me and play my game". I'm here to tell you that's BS. You need to adapt after every season, every surface change and every match. I think the hard work and training I've done is the reason why I ran the table this week without many problems.

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Maria's Roland Garros: R16 loss to V. Williams

O. For me, the highlight of this event was your stunning victory over Vera Zvonareva. As you know, I have selected it as "THE Inspirational Moment" of 2010 and one of Oprah's favorite things.
MK. Nobody beats MK 5 times in a row :lol:

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Maria's Wimbledon: Runner-Up to 2-time Champion Misa Krajicek

O. Sum up your year.
MK. It's a season of ups and downs, that's for sure. I really had a bad year at the slams :lol: Which was not the case in past seasons. However, I was an absolutely tragic player for the first season and a half on tour, it's amazing how far I've come since the beginning and now I find myself winning the most titles in the season, on three different surfaces, and reaching #3 in the world. I'm one of three players to win on four surfaces. I'm the only player in the history of the tour to make the finals of the big event on four of the five surfaces. I still fell short at the slams this year, but I'm ready to get there.

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Maria's US Open: R16 Loss to Tanasugarn

O. What are your goals for Season 6?
MK. I have three goals that I think are within my reach. Obviously goal #1 is to win a slam. I'm going to prepare very hard for Melbourne and take what I've learned since this year's Australian Open and make sure there are no mistakes this time. My next goal is to reach World #1. I have two small titles to defend at the beginning of the year but a lot of points to gain in Sydney and Melbourne. Finally, I want to become the first player on tour to win a title on every surface, so watch out New York :devil:

The Daviator
Dec 14th, 2010, 07:32 PM
Great article MK :worship: