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hellas719
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:05 AM
We know:
Yaroslava Shvedova: Russia->Kazakhstan
Galina Voskoboeva: Russia->Kazakhstan
Sesil Karatantcheva: Bulgaria->Kazakhstan
Varvara Lepchenko: Uzbekistan->USA
Greta Arn: Germany->Hungary
Jarmila Groth: Slovakia->Australia
Jelena Dokic: Serbia->Australia
Anastasia Rodionova: Russia->Australia
Liezel Huber: South Africa->USA

Who else? :p

claypova
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:10 AM
Laura Robson :lol: Australia to GBR

DomenicDemaria
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:13 AM
We know:
Yaroslava Shvedova: Russia->Kazakhstan
Galina Voskoboeva: Russia->Kazakhstan
Sesil Karatantcheva: Bulgaria->Kazakhstan
Varvara Lepchenko: Uzbekistan->USA
Greta Arn: Germany->Hungary
Jarmila Groth: Slovakia->Australia
Jelena Dokic: Serbia->Australia
Anastasia Rodionova: Russia->Australia
Liezel Huber: South Africa->USA

Who else? :p

Australia->Serbia->Australia :angel:

Boreas
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:20 AM
Where is that great GM thread about a shocked Bulgarian poster who had let us know that Alina Petras has switched from Moldova to Bulgaria?

Dani12
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:21 AM
I swear Arn played for USA at some stage? Or am I imagining things?

Sunitha Rao I think it was? Or some Indian/American changed a bit.

Julia Moriarty Australia >> Ireland. But she sucks anyway.

claypova
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:22 AM
We know:
Yaroslava Shvedova: Russia->Kazakhstan
Galina Voskoboeva: Russia->Kazakhstan
Sesil Karatantcheva: Bulgaria->Kazakhstan
Varvara Lepchenko: Uzbekistan->USA
Greta Arn: Germany->Hungary
Jarmila Groth: Slovakia->Australia
Jelena Dokic: Serbia->Australia
Anastasia Rodionova: Russia->Australia
Liezel Huber: South Africa->USA

Who else? :p

south africa :bigcry:

Mateo Mathieu
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:23 AM
Australia->Serbia->Australia :angel:
Australia -> Yugoslavia and then Serbia and Montenegro -> Australia ;)

thegreendestiny
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:24 AM
Australia's "favorite" Jelena Dokic represented Yugoslavia before considering Australia. :tape:

Foot's Fingers
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:24 AM
Some more to add:

Likhovtseva: Kazakhstan -> Russia
Putchkova: Belarus -> Russia

eDonkey
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:25 AM
Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere Bulgaria >>> Switzerland
Arevane Rezai Iran>>>France (until 2005 she played for Iran)
Martina Navratilova Czechoslovakia>>>USA

that come to my mind right now :P

Cp6uja
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:26 AM
It's nothing new in tennis, even 5 out of 20 WTA#1 players played for different countries:

Martina Navratilova TCH and USA
Steffi Graf FRG and GER
Monica Seles YUG and USA
Ana Ivanovic SCG and SRB
Jelena Jankovic SCG and SRB

dechygirl
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:26 AM
Pironkova...

Also, Martina Navratilova.

Serenus Christ
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:27 AM
Maria Sharapova
Russia > USA

to soon?

Foot's Fingers
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:27 AM
I swear Arn played for USA at some stage? Or am I imagining things?

Sunitha Rao I think it was? Or some Indian/American changed a bit.

Julia Moriarty Australia >> Ireland. But she sucks anyway.

Are you talking abt Uberoi's Sisters? playing for India being American citizen? One of them changed nationality, but forget who

eDonkey
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:28 AM
Where is that great GM thread about a shocked Bulgarian poster who had let us know that Alina Petras has switched from Moldova to Bulgaria?

Not only Alina Petras, but also Anastasia Stepu. :haha:
I don't remember such GM thread but I suppose it was about those two Moldovans (playing for Bulgaria) reaching the finals of the National Championships here in Bulgaria.:p

thegreendestiny
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:28 AM
It's nothing new in tennis, even 5 out of 20 WTA#1 players played for different countries:

Martina Navratilova TCH and USA
Steffi Graf FRG and GER
Monica Seles YUG and USA
Ana Ivanovic SCG and SRB
Jelena Jankovic SCG and SRB

Same country, different name. :help:

eDonkey
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:31 AM
It's nothing new in tennis, even 5 out of 20 WTA#1 players played for different countries:

Steffi Graf FRG and GER
Ana Ivanovic SCG and SRB
Jelena Jankovic SCG and SRB

Is that really switching your own country?The places are the same, just the names are different.

Mateo Mathieu
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:33 AM
Some more to add:

Likhovtseva: Kazakhstan -> Russia
Putchkova: Belarus -> Russia
Likhovtseva never played for Kazakhstan in her entire career.

Qalahari
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:33 AM
Arn Germany > Hungary...

Cp6uja
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:35 AM
Same country, different name. :help:Its not same countries.
For example if we talking about territory and population Germany is bigger country than Western Germany, and Serbia and Montenegro is bigger country than Serbia. :shrug:

Vartan
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:38 AM
Maria Sharapova
Russia > USA

to soon?

Williams sisters didn't retire yet.

Boreas
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:38 AM
Not only Alina Petras, but also Anastasia Stepu. :haha:
I don't remember such GM thread but I suppose it was about those two Moldovans (playing for Bulgaria) reaching the finals of the National Championships here in Bulgaria.:p

There was, and everyone was taking a piss at it since the girl was ranked somewhere in the 1000s:lol: Now when you mentioned Stepu, I think it was probably her and not Petras in that thread.:scratch:

thegreendestiny
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:40 AM
Its not same countries.
For example if we talking about territory and population Germany is bigger country than Western Germany, and Serbia and Montenegro is bigger country than Serbia. :shrug:

Of course they're not exactly the same! You're obviously over-rationalizing (...meaning trolling like you often do). I can't blame your after that delicious R1 match of your favorite. :drool:

Foot's Fingers
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:42 AM
Likhovtseva never played for Kazakhstan in her entire career.

:eek: She did !

Check the stats for 1993-1195

Cp6uja
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:43 AM
Likhovtseva never played for Kazakhstan in her entire career.Her case is similar with Martina Hingis or Mary Pierce which also never represent country where she is born.

thegreendestiny
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:43 AM
Maria Sharapova
Russia > USA

to soon?

Nah. As soon as Kazakhstan will complete their new oil pipeline, Ma$ha will have a gold specked light blue flag beside her name. :bounce:

the jamierbelyea
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:43 AM
Shikha Uberoi USA --> IND
Kristin Godridge AUS --> HKG
Beier Ko CAN --< SIN

SVK
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:44 AM
Some more to add:

Likhovtseva: Kazakhstan -> Russia
Putchkova: Belarus -> Russia

Putchkova was Belarusian?:speakles: Tatiana Poutchek still is, but Olga Puchkova was always representing Russia I think or am I wrong?

Btw. Heidi El Tabakh: Egypt -> Canada

From less know Sabino Italy -> Switzerland

eDonkey
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:45 AM
There was, and everyone was taking a piss at it since the girl was ranked somewhere in the 1000s:lol: Now when you mentioned Stepu, I think it was probably her and not Petras in that thread.:scratch:
This is why I'm still laughing at your post - both girls are still somewhere in the ... well, it's not like they're in the 1000s, only one of them is there (Stepu 1028) and the other is in the 1100s (1104).Well done, girls, keep going. :lol::drive:

What was more interesting to that topic is that both girls came nearly at once and left the impression that there is some kind of Moldovan invasion to Bulgarian tennis.And it was odd, not bad, but odd.
Of course, it's not like Kazakhstan trading with, you know, not just dolls, but real tennis players.:p

the jamierbelyea
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:46 AM
Famously Hu Na defected from China and seeked Political Asylum in the 80s and represented the United States there after.

Cp6uja
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:51 AM
Of course they're not exactly the same! You're obviously over-rationalizing (...meaning trolling like you often do). I can't blame your after that delicious R1 match of your favorite. :drool:I give 5 examples of WTA#1 players which belong to this Players who have played for different countries thread. You don't give any example and don't say anything about thread subject, just give some trash-talk and comments about other posters. BTW fact that You are obvious troll not means that You are enough qualified to recognize who also are troll.

Foot's Fingers
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:51 AM
Its not same countries.
For example if we talking about territory and population Germany is bigger country than Western Germany, and Serbia and Montenegro is bigger country than Serbia. :shrug:

Then you should add all former USSR players who were active in 1991

Foot's Fingers
Jan 21st, 2011, 08:57 AM
Her case is similar with Martina Hingis or Mary Pierce which also never represent country where she is born.

Once again, Lena was playing for KAZ in 1993-1194 when she was nominated for 1994 Tour Most Impressive Newcomer Award.

To prove - see the ranking of 1994 http://www.wtatour.com/SEWTATour-Archive/Rankings_Stats/Singles_Numeric_1994.pdf

60 (59) SCHWARZ-RITTER, PETRA AUT 26.8214 375.5000 14 0.0000 0.0000
61 (61) MCQUILLAN, RACHEL AUS 26.4412 449.5000 17 0.0000 0.0000
62 (62) LIKHOVTSEVA, ELENA KAZ 25.6579 487.5000 19 0.0000 0.0000
63 (63) SHRIVER, PAM USA 25.0313 400.5000 16 0.0000 0.0000
64 (64) HY, PATRICIA CAN 24.5333 368.0000 15 0.0000 0.0000
65 (65) DECHAUME-BALLERET, AL FRA 23.6857 331.6000 14 0.0000 0.0000

Foot's Fingers
Jan 21st, 2011, 09:04 AM
Putchkova was Belarusian?:speakles: Tatiana Poutchek still is, but Olga Puchkova was always representing Russia I think or am I wrong?

Btw. Heidi El Tabakh: Egypt -> Canada

From less know Sabino Italy -> Switzerland

Yes, in 2003 http://www.wtatour.com/SEWTATour-Archive/Rankings_Stats/Singles_Numeric_2003.pdf 465 in singles ranking

Cp6uja
Jan 21st, 2011, 09:25 AM
Then you should add all former USSR players who were active in 1991Why me? I just give example that out of 20 WTA #1 players 5 played for different countries. But if You insist - of course that all active USSR WTA players from 1991 which represent late some of new independent countries played for different countries and belong to this thread :shrug:

For example if Natasha Zvereva (arguable best USSR player in that time) represented USSR and than Belarus since 1991... she played for two different countries during pro career...etc

James
Jan 21st, 2011, 09:34 AM
There was, and everyone was taking a piss at it since the girl was ranked somewhere in the 1000s:lol: Now when you mentioned Stepu, I think it was probably her and not Petras in that thread.:scratch:

http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=397875

Iceland
Jan 21st, 2011, 10:22 AM
Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere Bulgaria >>> Switzerland
Arevane Rezai Iran>>>France (until 2005 she played for Iran)
Martina Navratilova Czechoslovakia>>>USA

that come to my mind right now :P

Rezai never played for Iran in an ITF/WTA competition. She only represented Iran twice when she played the Islamic Games.