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Losing Streak
Feb 17th, 2013, 07:10 AM
A girl to watch IMO!

She's 18 years old (born Jun 6, 1994), who's been having quite good results over the last few months!

She finished 2012 with a ranking (777) for the 1st time, and is currently ranked 700. :)

So far, she's played 3 tournaments in 2013, 3 Sharm-El-Sheikh 10Ks:

- in the 1st one (2 weeks ago), she went all her way as a qualifier to the final, where she lost to Lara Michel in 3 sets. On her way to the final, she beat the Seed 3 Melis Sezer & the Seed 6 Daria Mironova. :yeah:

- she reached the QF in the 2nd one (last week), beating on her way the Seed 8 Iva Mekovec, before falling to Doroteja Eric the eventual runner-up. :)

- and this week again she reached the QF, beating the Seed 2 Tig, before falling against Ipek Soylu.

Her best results so far are: this final in 10K Sharm-El-Sheikh 2 weeks, ago, and last year: 2 SFs, in 10K Prague & 10K Piestany and a QF in 15K Vendryne. :)

So, so far she's had good scalps, and seems to be improving fast. Let's see how she goes this year! :D :cheer:

Losing Streak
Mar 9th, 2013, 01:09 PM
Back in Antalya this week, this time she's directly in MD! :bounce: :dance:

Losing Streak
Mar 13th, 2013, 04:13 PM
She got awful luck ad drew (1)Cristina Dinu, lost 5-7 4-6 to her, not that bad :) :hug:

Losing Streak
Mar 15th, 2013, 04:22 PM
Next week in Antalya again :) Hopefully this time she will be luckier with the draw ;)

Losing Streak
Mar 19th, 2013, 01:13 PM
She gets a seed in R1 again, but this time a weaker one: R1 vs. (6)Nicole Melichar :cheer:

Losing Streak
Mar 21st, 2013, 12:07 AM
She won 3-6 7-6(3) 6-4 :yeah: :cheer: Great fight!

Now R2 against (Q)Ellen Allgurin! :cheer:

Losing Streak
Mar 22nd, 2013, 05:31 PM
Won 1-6 6-1 6-4 :) :bounce:

QF against Ani Amiraghyan! :armed: :cheer:

Losing Streak
Mar 24th, 2013, 05:28 PM
She lost 1 & 3 :sobbing: :hug:

Tennis Fool
Jun 26th, 2013, 04:35 AM
25K Zlin qualies.

Seeded #4, Pernilla made the main draw after defeating Hana Pektorova in two tiebreaks, 76(5) 76(3).

She now faces WC Karolina Vlackova in the first round of the main draw.

Tennis Fool
Jun 27th, 2013, 02:15 AM
Overcame Karolina, 26 75 63! Anna Zaja is next.

Tennis Fool
Jun 28th, 2013, 03:43 AM
Fell to Anna is the 3rd-set tb, 46 63 67(5). :hug:

Tennis Fool
Jul 16th, 2013, 03:26 AM
10K Olomouc qualies.

#4 Pernilla made the main draw after running down #7 Adrijana Lekaj, 64 46 61.

She now faces Katarzyna Piter in the first round.

Tennis Fool
Jul 18th, 2013, 04:04 AM
Fell to Piter, 0 & 2 :hug:

chingching
Jul 19th, 2013, 07:33 AM
Sometimes I feel that Zvonaraver opens this threads to boost his post count :lol:
No but seriously, ILY :D

Tennis Fool
Jul 20th, 2013, 12:12 AM
I'm glad Gerry is around, because there's no real community here for the Czechs and the Russians like you have for some of the other players.

Only thing is Gerry tends to burn herself out with enthusiasm-- she's been off-site for three months. Come back, Gerry!

paulmara
Jul 24th, 2013, 06:58 PM
some bad news Pernilla is not very tall

http://img825.imageshack.us/img825/8257/6pcd.jpg

Ollie.
Jul 27th, 2013, 11:17 PM
I'm glad Gerry is around, because there's no real community here for the Czechs and the Russians like you have for some of the other players.

Only thing is Gerry tends to burn herself out with enthusiasm-- she's been off-site for three months. Come back, Gerry!

I miss her too, we had a lot of similar favourites. :sad:

dos Santos
Dec 19th, 2013, 03:33 PM
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Tennis Fool
Jan 14th, 2014, 12:58 AM
Pernilla starts her year at the 10K SES. GL to her!

Tennis Fool
Jan 16th, 2014, 12:48 AM
10K SES

Rd1

Janina Toljan d. Pernilla Mendesova, 64 76(4). :(

Tennis Fool
Apr 20th, 2014, 06:42 PM
CONGRATS to Pernilla for winning this week's 10K Heraklion-- her first ever pro title, and without dropping a set! Great two weeks for her-- she also reached the final of this tournament last week, but lost to Martincova.

Here was her road:
Rd1 (7) Pernilla MENDESOVA CZE d. Demi SCHUURS NED 63 63
Rd2 (7) Pernilla MENDESOVA CZE d. Jacqueline CABAJ AWAD SWE 63 63
QF (7) Pernilla MENDESOVA CZE d. Lusia Marie HUBER GER 76(1) 60
SF (7) Pernilla MENDESOVA CZE d. (1) Lena-Marie HOFMANN GER 61 62
F (7) Pernilla MENDESOVA CZE d. Maria SAKKARI GRE 62 62

chingching
Apr 21st, 2014, 12:36 PM
Great win over Hofmann and nice to see her finish it with a title :)

Losing Streak
Jun 5th, 2014, 10:45 PM
She is through to the QFs of 10K Budapest as seed 4 this week. QF vs. Adrijana Lekaj! :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jun 6th, 2014, 08:46 PM
She won, 0-6 7-5 6-2 :sobbing: SF vs. Nicoleta Dascalu :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jun 7th, 2014, 09:45 PM
She beat Dascalu 2-6 6-3 6-4. :yeah: Final against Sofia Blanco. Pojd! :cheer:

Tennis Fool
Jun 8th, 2014, 06:45 PM
She won! 60 26 62! CONGRATS to her on her second career singles title :yeah:

Losing Streak
Jun 8th, 2014, 09:01 PM
:woohoo: Great job! :cool: :hi5:

Losing Streak
Jun 8th, 2014, 10:03 PM
She's also through to the final Q round of 25K Budapest qualies, as seed 6. Had a bye in Q1, and beat Csoregi 3 & 3 in Q2. Will face the tough Adrijana Lekaj for a spot in MD. Pojd! :cheer:

Tennis Fool
Jun 9th, 2014, 01:40 AM
She's also through to the final Q round of 25K Budapest qualies, as seed 6. Had a bye in Q1, and beat Csoregi 3 & 3 in Q2. Will face the tough Adrijana Lekaj for a spot in MD. Pojd! :cheer:

Did she play these two matches on the same day :confused:

Losing Streak
Jun 10th, 2014, 08:43 PM
I have no idea...

She lost to Lekaj, 3 & 4. :hug: :sad:

Losing Streak
Jun 19th, 2014, 10:31 PM
Pernilla is into the QF of 15K Prerov. :)

She beat (4)Petra Uberalova 6-3 4-6 6-3 in R1, and Jesika Maleckova 6-7(1) 6-1 6-3 in R2.

QF vs. Amanda Carreras, who defeated (5)Viktoriya Tomova in R2. :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jun 20th, 2014, 11:46 PM
She won 6-4 7-5! :D Now a tougher task in SF against (2)Barbora Krejcikova. :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Jun 22nd, 2014, 06:28 PM
Lost 5-7 3-6. :hug: Not a bad week. :) Barbora went on to whole the whole event at the end. ;)

Losing Streak
Jul 1st, 2014, 11:43 AM
She qualified for 25K Torun! :yeah: Winnale R1 match against Magarita Lazareva. Pojd! :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jul 3rd, 2014, 12:46 AM
She double-bagelled Lazareva!!! :eek: :worship:

R2 vs. (Q)Hilda Melander. :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jul 3rd, 2014, 10:37 PM
Beat her 4-6 7-5 6-2. :yeah: :) Great fight! :bounce:

Another qualifier in QF, Maria Sakkari. :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jul 4th, 2014, 10:12 PM
Lost 1-6 5-7. :tears: :hug:

Good week nonetheless. :)

Losing Streak
Jul 13th, 2014, 05:21 PM
Pernilla is seed 3 in 25K Darmstadt qualies. :) Q1 vs. Charlotte Klasen. :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jul 15th, 2014, 01:04 AM
Lost 3 & 2. :(

Klasen beat (14)Barbara Haas in Q2 afterwards and qualified though. :shrug:

Losing Streak
Jul 22nd, 2014, 03:11 PM
Pernilla broke into Top 400 for the 1st time this month. :D Last week, she was at a CHR of 389 :), but is down 17 spots in the rankings this week and out of Top 400 again, at #406. :(

Whatever, she'll get back there soon enough.

She's been doing good in the last few days! :D -> She qualified for 50K+H Sobota in Poland this week. :yeah: Beat (3)Daniela Seguel 4 & 3 in Q1 :eek: :worship:, Justine Ozga 6-3 7-6(3) in Q2, and Olga Doroshina 1 & 0 in Q3. :eek: :yeah: On fire! :banana:

And now, she beat Marcinkevica in R1, 6-4 3-6 6-4. :woohoo: :yeah: When she broke Diana's serve right at the start of the 2nd set to take the 6-4 *1-0 lead, I thought she was in good control of the match. But she was broken right back, and since that moment, there's been a shitload of breaks of serve, none of both managing to confirm the lead for more than a couple games when being a break up. After she lost the 2nd set, I was afraid Pernilla'd lost her chances in the match, but she managed to hold serve at the most important moment of the match, at 4-4 in the 3rd. That's what matters in the end. :yeah:

R2 vs. Vogt, who beat the top seed Hlavackova (who is in a TERRIBLE slump :sad:) in 3 sets in R1, saving 4 MPs in the process. :unsure: It will be tough for sure, but Pernilla must feel really confident at the moment so who knows, hopefully she'll play a competitive match. :) Pojd :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Jul 24th, 2014, 03:09 PM
Fell to Vogt, 5-7 1-6. :awww: :hug:

Too bad she collapsed after the close 1st set loss... :hug:

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Losing Streak
Sep 26th, 2014, 07:11 PM
Pernilla's reached 2 SF since my last post:

- one in August at 15K Braunschweig, where she lost quite badly to Conny Perrin (1 & 1 :()

- this week at 10K Varna, where she's the top seed. She will face Daniela Ciobanu who is very young and inexperienced in the SF... pojd! :)

Losing Streak
Sep 28th, 2014, 07:11 PM
Beat Ciobanu 2 & 4 in the SF, but fell to (3)Lina Gjorcheska in the final, 6-2 4-6 4-6. :hug:

Losing Streak
Oct 3rd, 2014, 07:14 PM
Pernilla's playing in Bulgaria again this week, she's the top seed at 10K Albena, and through to the SFs after she beat Karolina Stuchla, 4-6 6-3 6-4 in QF. :)

SF vs. (3)Diana Buzean :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Oct 4th, 2014, 12:19 PM
Pernilla's in the final! She beat Buzean 2-6 7-6(5) 6-3 :) Epic comeback in the 2nd set TB, where she was 1-5* down! :worship:

Final vs. (7)Elena Bogdan :cheer: #pojd

That's the 4th final of the year for her.

Losing Streak
Oct 5th, 2014, 08:15 AM
Final streamed here (http://www.youtennis.tv/LiveTV?channel=04)! :) :cheer:

Losing Streak
Oct 5th, 2014, 07:41 PM
6-4 0-6 6-3 :lol:

Congrats on the championship Pernilla! :yeah:

Tennis Fool
Oct 5th, 2014, 09:27 PM
CONGRATS to Pernilla on her third title of the year and of her career! :D Provisionally will be at a new career high of #320! :yeah:

Losing Streak
Oct 10th, 2014, 07:34 PM
She's through to the SFs in Albena again. :sobbing: She's the top seed, and beat Nicola Geuer 2-6 7-5 3-1 ret. in QF. She's the queen at losing the 1st set and winning in 3. :lol:

SF vs. (8)Lenka Kuncikova :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Oct 11th, 2014, 09:21 AM
Wow, she destroyed Lenka 1 & 0 in 45 min! :eek: :worship: Well, a super easy win for once won't hurt! :lol:

Losing Streak
Oct 12th, 2014, 09:56 AM
And Pernilla takes another title in Albena, she beats Stuchla 7-5 6-2 in the final. :bounce: :yeah:

She should really focus on 25Ks now, that's where she belongs. :)

Tennis Fool
Oct 12th, 2014, 10:29 PM
15-1 in the last three weeks :eek: :yeah:

Losing Streak
Oct 30th, 2014, 06:20 PM
Penilla is upgrading indeed to 25Ks... she's through to the QFs of the SES 25K this week. :yeah:

She beat (7)Estrella Cabeza Candela 6-1 7-5 in R1, and (Q)Valentyna Ivakhnenko 1 & 3 in R2. :yeah:

QF vs. Polina Vinogradova :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Oct 31st, 2014, 03:21 PM
P3rnilla beat Vinogradova, 6-7(4) 6-2 6-1 :D :yeah:

SF vs. (8)Margarita Gasparyan :cheer:

Losing Streak
Nov 1st, 2014, 09:17 PM
She lost to Rita, 6-7(2) 5-7. Really close :sad: :hug:

But she totally belongs to 25Ks now, hope she realised it :)

Losing Streak
Nov 7th, 2014, 07:39 AM
She lost in R1 again this week, at 25K SES again. :sad: She was a SE and lost to (WC)Aleksandrina Naydenova, 3-6 6-2 4-6 :( That's a bad loss. :smash:

Losing Streak
Nov 17th, 2014, 07:47 PM
25K Zawada

R1 vs. Katy Dunne :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Nov 18th, 2014, 12:16 PM
She lost 4-6 6-7(6) :sobbing: From winning streak to losing streak :sad: :hug: