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spiceboy
Aug 27th, 2012, 04:56 PM
1. Samantha Crawford/Mitchell Krueger
2. Irina Falconi/Steve Johnson
3. Vavara Lepchenko/Donald Young
4. Nicole Melichar/Brian Battistone (US Open National Playoffs Winner)
5. Grace Min/Bradley Klahn
6. Melanie Oudin/Jack Sock
7. Andrea Petkovic/Eric Butorac
8. Sloane Stephens/Rajeev Ram

1st ALT
Maria Sanchez/Rhyne Williams

In The Zone
Aug 27th, 2012, 04:58 PM
Lepchenko/Young - that's interesting!

Falconi/Johnson could do damage. So could Sloane and Ram. Great WCs.

pwayne
Aug 27th, 2012, 05:14 PM
Who is the last mixed team to win the same Slam in consecutive years?

spiceboy
Aug 27th, 2012, 05:44 PM
Who is the last mixed team to win the same Slam in consecutive years?

Brother & sister Suk/Sukova in Wimbledon 1996/1997

Bob Bryan has done it in both Roland Garros and US Open too but with different partners.

In The Zone
Aug 27th, 2012, 05:46 PM
^^ Great Q! US Open was 1981-1982 - Anne Smith and Kevin Curren.

Sukova and Suk won RG in 96 and 97.

In The Zone
Aug 27th, 2012, 05:46 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Grand_Slam_mixed_doubles_champions

Wiggly
Aug 27th, 2012, 06:03 PM
Vania King and Jessie Levine asked for a WC and were denied.
Are you kidding me? She's a two times Slam champion and nobodies get one over her.

In The Zone
Aug 27th, 2012, 06:36 PM
Vania King and Jessie Levine asked for a WC and were denied.
Are you kidding me? She's a two times Slam champion and nobodies get one over her.

Wow, that's crazy. Yet Lepchenko/Young got one over them. You can make the youth argument for the other ones but still, Vania is a top doubles player. Crazy.

SloKid
Aug 27th, 2012, 06:44 PM
Vania King ‏@queen_v21

So ridiculous that @jesselevine7 and I could not get a WC into the @usopen in MXD..winning in 2010 and finals last year isn't good enough

Drake1980
Aug 27th, 2012, 06:45 PM
Hope Sanchez/Rhyne Williams get in!

In The Zone
Aug 27th, 2012, 06:46 PM
Vania King ‏@queen_v21

So ridiculous that @jesselevine7 and I could not get a WC into the @usopen in MXD..winning in 2010 and finals last year isn't good enough

The USTA has often overlooked Vania. Very sad.

Djezonfly
Aug 27th, 2012, 06:47 PM
Why does everybody hate Vania ? :help:

kitasss_vlc
Aug 27th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Poor Vania :sad:

Sloane :hearts::hearts:

KournikovaFan91
Aug 27th, 2012, 08:36 PM
USTA politics perhaps?? Love to hear their justification for denying a top doubles player from the home nationa a mixed WC with a player from the home nation. :rolleyes:

spiceboy
Aug 27th, 2012, 09:49 PM
Maybe USTA was like: "She could have entered on her own ranking with any guy who asked her and she still wanted to play with a guy ranked outside the top 600 in doubles who didn't bother to play a tournament since April" Not that I agree, but it doesn't seem like a a wise choice for Vania, I guess :facepalm:

KournikovaFan91
Aug 27th, 2012, 10:27 PM
True also, Levine seems an odd partner for such a good doubles player.

Freakan
Aug 27th, 2012, 11:33 PM
Vania should just play for Kazakhstan, USTA is screwing her over and over again :o

Uranium
Aug 28th, 2012, 02:49 AM
Petkovic/Butorac and Min/Klahn get a WC over King/Levine? A bunch of nobody girls get one of Vania too? Conspiracy. USTA is out to get Vania.

Wiggly
Aug 28th, 2012, 02:53 AM
Falconi got so many WCs and she'll struggle to be a top 75 for most of her career.
Vania deserves one over all these girls combined.

Uranium
Aug 28th, 2012, 02:57 AM
What I want to know is if Maria and Rhyne are 1st ALTs with Vania/Jesse still in contention or if Vania/Jesse said screw this bull shit and said forget it.

young_gunner913
Aug 28th, 2012, 03:39 AM
Vania King and Jessie Levine asked for a WC and were denied.
Are you kidding me? She's a two times Slam champion and nobodies get one over her.

Ugh that's ridiculous. :o

ArturoAce.
Aug 28th, 2012, 04:43 AM
Vania always overlooked by USTA :rolleyes:
Wonder what the story behind the denial was though...

cowsonice
Aug 28th, 2012, 04:49 AM
She's probably stuck in that unmarketable age. Not legendary/old enough, not up-and-coming enough.