View Full Version : Doubles Draw, NZ Player qualifies!!!

Dec 30th, 2002, 09:06 AM
Doubles Main Draw

C Black (ZIM)/E Likhovtseva (RUS)(1) v E Gagliardi (SUI)/H Nagyova (SVK)
C Barclay (AUS)/M Muller (GER) v V Henke (GER)/S Stephens (NZL)

M Pierce (FRA)/P Suarez (ARG) def E Daniilidou (GRE)/P Wartusch (AUT)(4) 6-3 6-3
A Jidkova (RUS)/T Panova (RUS) v J Hopkins (USA)/B Rippner (USA)

M Tu (USA)/V Webb (CAN) v N De Villiers (RSA)/A Van Exel (NED)
A Harkleroad (USA)/M E Salerni (ARG) v R Grande (ITA)/M J Martinez (ESP)

T Ashley (USA)/A Spears (USA) def K Grant (RSA)/J Woehr (GER)
L Baker (NZL)/M Malhotra (IND)(Q) v T Krizan (SLO)/K Srebotnik (SLO)(2)

There was better luck for the other Kiwi in action yesterday. Leanne Baker and her Indian partner Manisha Malhotra beat the Serra Zanetti sisters, Adriana and Antonella of Italy in the final round of doubles qualifying. In a thrilling final set tiebreaker, Baker and Malhotra came from 1-5 down to win 11-9. Now they face second seeds Tina Krizan and Katarina Srebotnik from Slovenia in the main draw.