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The Daviator
Apr 10th, 2012, 10:42 PM
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AEGON 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
S5 Winner - Michaella Krajicek
S6 Winner - Tamarine Tanasugarn

Birmingham, GBR - Welcome to Birmingham, and the start of the grass season on the ATC. The clay-courters have had their fun, and now the grass season stars have their turn, it's very close at the top of the rankings, so it should be an interesting few weeks, good luck to all!

Points Deadline - Sunday 20:00 CET

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

The Daviator
Apr 10th, 2012, 10:42 PM
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Cibulkova 1
Dementieva 4
Hantuchova 0
Henin 0
Hercog 2
Hingis 1
Kanepi 1
Kirilenko 3
Myskina 2
Oudin 1
Rezai 0
Sharapova 2
Shvedova 0
Tanasugarn 4
Watson 4
S. Williams 4
Wozniacki 3
Zvonareva 1

The Daviator
Apr 10th, 2012, 10:42 PM
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Maria Sharapova(1) v Heather Watson
Qualifier A v Elena Dementieva(7)

Tamarine Tanasugarn(8) v Dominika Cibulkova
Qualifier B v Justine Henin(3)

Anastasia Myskina(4) v Yaroslava Shvedova
Kaia Kanepi v Polona Hercog(5)

Maria Kirilenko(6) v Daniela Hantuchova
Vera Zvonareva v Melanie Oudin(2)


QA. Aravane Rezai v Caroline Wozniacki
QB. Martina Hingis v Serena Williams

The Daviator
Apr 10th, 2012, 10:43 PM
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Tanasugarn

115 -

Watson

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Henin
Myskina

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Shvedova
Sharapova
Zvonareva
Hercog

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Kirilenko
Cibulkova
Dementieva
Oudin

The Daviator
Apr 10th, 2012, 10:43 PM
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Dominika Cibulkova

Domi secures POTW for her semi-final appearance at RG and she now has 1 ace to use this week :yeah:

Imperfect Angel
Apr 11th, 2012, 12:57 AM
Henin as a walking bye on grass. Congrats qualifiers.:oh:

Onto Eastbourne now.:oh:

MH0861
Apr 11th, 2012, 02:39 AM
Dav saw my record as POTW and wisely gave it to Domi instead :worship:

Miracle Worker
Apr 11th, 2012, 06:21 PM
Again against Anastasia :bigcry:

The Daviator
Apr 14th, 2012, 12:59 PM
4 pts in :unsure:

I guess play won't begin before Monday :p

The Daviator
Apr 15th, 2012, 09:00 PM
11 in now :angel:

PMs sent and we'll begin tomorrow :)

moodin0931
Apr 15th, 2012, 10:00 PM
I can see Caro losing to a 0 acer tomorrow! :sobbing:

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 06:48 PM
TF is acting funny, so I'll post qualies now and R1 a bit later if things stay normal.

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 06:49 PM
Qualifying


QA. Wozniacki def. Rezai 3-6 6-4 7-6(0)

QB. Hingis def. S. Williams W/O

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 06:50 PM
Updated Draw

Maria Sharapova(1) v Aravane Rezai(LL)
Caroline Wozniacki(Q) v Elena Dementieva(7)

Tamarine Tanasugarn(8) v Dominika Cibulkova
Martina Hingis(Q) v Justine Henin(3)

Anastasia Myskina(4) v Yaroslava Shvedova
Kaia Kanepi v Polona Hercog(5)

Maria Kirilenko(6) v Daniela Hantuchova
Vera Zvonareva v Melanie Oudin(2)

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:28 PM
Round of 16

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Sharapova(1) def. Rezai(LL)
6-4 6-3

Finally a commanding win for our #1 :yeah: :hug: Aravane was always gonna find things tough ;)

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:29 PM
Round of 16

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Dementieva(7) def. Wozniacki(Q)
6-4 6-2

Caro always qualifies but struggles in the MD :hug: Lena is one of a few 4-acers on grass and could be the top dog on the surface, we'll find out soon enough ;)

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:31 PM
Round of 16

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Cibulkova def. Tanasugarn(8)
6-2 6-3

Domi had 3 less aces, but produced a stunning upset over the defending champ :worship: Tammy :unsure:

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:33 PM
Round of 16

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Henin(3) def. Hingis(Q)
6-4 6-2

No let up for the RG champ, Henin gives her all in every match :yeah: Martina needs to be a LL to do well :p

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:35 PM
Round of 16

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Myskina(4) def. Shvedova
6-4 6-2

Evil Myskina continues her cruel domination of poor Yarka :hug: Impressive scorelines so far :eek:

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:37 PM
Round of 16

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Hercog(5) def. Kanepi
6-3 6-2

Polona rounds out the most one-sided round of 16 I can ever remember :lol: Good job :yeah: Kaia :hug:

The Daviator
Apr 16th, 2012, 07:38 PM
Updated Draw

Maria Sharapova(1) v Elena Dementieva(7)

Dominika Cibulkova v Justine Henin(3)

Anastasia Myskina(4) v Polona Hercog(5)

Maria Kirilenko(6) v Melanie Oudin(2)

Walkovers for Kirilenko and Oudin :p

lemonwilly
Apr 16th, 2012, 10:21 PM
Tammy :hug: I think my first win on grass.

Miracle Worker
Apr 16th, 2012, 10:21 PM
It's unfair :sobbing:

I predict H2H between Yari and Nastya 10-0 for Nastya before YEC :sobbing:

lemonwilly
Apr 16th, 2012, 10:29 PM
^ don't worry I bet my h2h with her is like 20-1 :) for her of course.

Imperfect Angel
Apr 16th, 2012, 11:21 PM
wow..avoided Serena.:oh: A win on grass.:cheer: Probably will be my only win.:oh:

MH0861
Apr 17th, 2012, 12:18 AM
Oh Dani, no need to be so scared of me that you don't send :awww:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Apr 17th, 2012, 01:19 AM
A win... weird.

Imperfect Angel
Apr 17th, 2012, 11:13 AM
Just realized all straight sets wins.:lol:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Apr 17th, 2012, 06:40 PM
Quarter-finals?

The Daviator
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:31 PM
Quarter-finals?

On the way :p

The Daviator
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:33 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Dementieva(7) def. Sharapova(1)
5-7 6-2 6-4

High quality match, Lena's extra aces were the deciding factor in the end, but I was impressed with how Masha held up :yeah:

The Daviator
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:35 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Henin(3) def. Cibulkova
3-6 7-6(7) 7-6(6)

Domi :sobbing: Wasted 3 MPs in the 3rd :hug: Luck is on JuJu's side lately :ras:

The Daviator
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:40 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Myskina(4) def. Hercog(5)
6-4 6-4

After three losses to Polona this season, Nastya finally gets one over her :p Polo :hug:

The Daviator
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:43 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Kirilenko(6) def. Oudin(2)
5-7 6-4 7-5

MK's most battling win of the season :worship: Oudin threw everything at her, but the Queen resisted :yeah: Your game is on the up, Mel :yeah:

The Daviator
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:45 PM
Updated Draw

Elena Dementieva(7) v Justine Henin(3)

Anastasia Myskina(4) v Maria Kirilenko(6)

lemonwilly
Apr 17th, 2012, 07:49 PM
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Uranium
Apr 17th, 2012, 11:51 PM
Domi:hug:

Kirilenko next...interesting.

Daniela-Is-Mine
Apr 18th, 2012, 06:12 AM
Meh. Rough draw. should have still won with those aces...

Imperfect Angel
Apr 18th, 2012, 12:14 PM
:haha: Two wins on grass.:cheer: :oh: Domi :oh: :nerner: Now I am 2-7 against her and kind of knowing how to play against her.:oh:

If I did fairly well against Lena (winning more than 8 games overall) and provided Nastya lost to Makiri, I hope I can get POTW.:oh:

Imperfect Angel
Apr 18th, 2012, 12:15 PM
and Makiri better not get it since she played 2 matches to get to final.:rolleyes:

MH0861
Apr 18th, 2012, 04:14 PM
and Makiri better not get it since she played 2 matches to get to final.:rolleyes:

You just won a slam last week, get your grubby hands off POTW :wavey:

The Daviator
Apr 18th, 2012, 07:06 PM
SFs on the way.

The Daviator
Apr 18th, 2012, 07:07 PM
Semi-Finals

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Dementieva(7) def. Henin(3)
6-4 6-4

Henin's luck finally runs out :devil: Efficient and clean performance from Lena :yeah:

The Daviator
Apr 18th, 2012, 07:08 PM
Semi-Finals

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Kirilenko(6) def. Myskina(4)
6-4 6-4

4th final of the the season for Da Queen :cool: Despite the loss, Nastya seems to be coming back into form :yeah:

Broseghini
Apr 18th, 2012, 08:10 PM
Elena :cheer:

Miracle Worker
Apr 18th, 2012, 08:22 PM
Nastya lost :eek:

Congarts Maria :yeah:

MH0861
Apr 19th, 2012, 01:36 AM
Semi-Finals

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Kirilenko(6) def. Myskina(4)
6-4 6-4

4th final of the the season for Da Queen :cool: Despite the loss, Nastya seems to be coming back into form :yeah:

:wavey: Now that we're back on my turf (MM) I showed Nastya who's boss :hearts:

Uranium
Apr 19th, 2012, 11:11 AM
:( Still in the hunt for that grass title.

Imperfect Angel
Apr 19th, 2012, 12:38 PM
You just won a slam last week, get your grubby hands off POTW :wavey:

:lol: I thought Makiri getting POTW is a bad omen for yourself in the event.:oh:

Imperfect Angel
Apr 19th, 2012, 12:39 PM
Winning 8 games of a 4 acer. Not too shabby.:cheer: POTW.:cheer: If Makiri gets the POTW, :tape: So I hope you win this title here, gurl.:oh:

The Daviator
Apr 19th, 2012, 09:47 PM
Final on the way.

The Daviator
Apr 19th, 2012, 09:51 PM
Final

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Dementieva(7) v Kirilenko(6)

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Dementieva(7) leads Kirilenko(6) 6-3

The Daviator
Apr 19th, 2012, 09:54 PM
Final

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Dementieva(7) v Kirilenko(6)

Dementieva leads Kirilenko 6-3

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Dementieva(7) def. Kirilenko(6)
6-3 6-3

Lena lays down the marker as the player to watch on grass, and she scores her first title of S7, well done! :clap2: :yeah: Great week for MK, she has already conquered Birmingham anyway, onto s'-Hertogenbosch :cool:

Broseghini
Apr 19th, 2012, 10:01 PM
:woohoo: Elena >

Daniela-Is-Mine
Apr 19th, 2012, 10:22 PM
shocked.

MH0861
Apr 19th, 2012, 10:44 PM
Congrats Lena :yeah:

Imperfect Angel
Apr 20th, 2012, 12:17 PM
I have 0 aces, won 8 games; Maria has 3 aces, won 6 games.:lol: :oh:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Apr 24th, 2012, 09:21 PM
I have 0 aces, won 8 games; Maria has 3 aces, won 6 games.:lol: :oh:

I have 2 and won 13. Whoopdee doo.