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Alek
May 17th, 2003, 08:46 PM
Internationaux de Strasbourg

Singles Main Draw
[1]Anjelica de la Courtiere vs. BYE
Qualifier #1 vs. [7]Sabine Graf
Ana-Maria Herrera vs. [6]Tiffani Eggert
[3]Ruflina Taliamanosoko vs. Caroline Whitten

[4]WC Gianna-Adrianna Dulko vs. WC Amanda Poirot
Jennifer Selles vs. [8]Paula Masterton
[5]Jane Wong vs. Qualifier #2
BYE vs. [2]Eva Sorrenta


Singles Qualifying Draw
[1]Joanna Seles vs. Angeles Rosario
Lourdes Rosario vs. [4]Emilie Joubert

[2]Amanda Kolbovic vs. Elena Dokic
Rome Jr. Winner vs. [3]Katerina Shawfink


Doubles Main Draw
[1]de la Courtiere/Sorrenta vs. Dulko/Seles
wc-Joubert/Poirot vs. [4]Selles/Whitten
[4]Eggert/Masterton vs. Graf/A. Herrera
Rosario/Rosario vs. [2]Taliamanosoko/Wong


POINTS INFORMATION
Points due to Tuesday 2PM Mexico City Time
Surface clay

polishprodigy
May 17th, 2003, 09:47 PM
Dulko/Seles???

Lee-Waters' Boy
May 17th, 2003, 09:54 PM
selles/whitten :D

Jakub
May 17th, 2003, 10:38 PM
Dulko/Seles???

yes :)

darn Joanna in qualies :fiery:

wongqks
May 17th, 2003, 10:44 PM
ruffy Jane please

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
May 18th, 2003, 02:09 AM
ruflina/jane ;)

Yak
May 18th, 2003, 03:47 AM
Rome Junior Winner ---> Juliana Lapentti

Wojtek
May 18th, 2003, 06:11 AM
Joubert/Poirot

paul_masterton
May 18th, 2003, 10:10 AM
Paula/Tiff - for old times sake?

OMG I'M SEEDED *faints*

Kris
May 18th, 2003, 05:04 PM
Graf/Herrera ???

Scotso
May 18th, 2003, 05:45 PM
de la Courtiere/Sorrenta

Tennis124
May 18th, 2003, 11:37 PM
Paula that sounds like a great idea to me. I'm so glad!!!!

Tiffani and Paula!!!

wongqks
May 20th, 2003, 01:30 PM
JAne Wong low in confidence

'I don't seem to be able to hit a ball right now, maybe it is exhastion, but I really need some more match practice.'

'Next year, I think I will discuss with ruflina and maybe we can cut one or two clay tournament in the middle so we can have some breathing space.'


sorry for short article guys, final exams (I gues sit is the same as most people, but I will be out in full force again from next tuesday ;) )

Yak
May 20th, 2003, 03:07 PM
JAne Wong low in confidence

'I don't seem to be able to hit a ball right now, maybe it is exhastion, but I really need some more match practice.'

'Next year, I think I will discuss with ruflina and maybe we can cut one or two clay tournament in the middle so we can have some breathing space.'


sorry for short article guys, final exams (I gues sit is the same as most people, but I will be out in full force again from next tuesday ;) )

Yeah, me too! I only have two left :bounce: I'll be done Friday afternoon!!! Until then :fiery: :fiery: :fiery:

Mattographer
May 20th, 2003, 03:09 PM
I've busy lately as well for of course, will have task on this Friday about reading!! :fiery: It's Heat and Dust!! :rolleyes: It's not my type of novel!! :o

wongqks
May 20th, 2003, 03:43 PM
yes Dave two more exams left for me as well :bounce: but until then,.. super stress

Lee-Waters' Boy
May 20th, 2003, 04:06 PM
Well I feel so bad for you all...I finished exams 2 weeks ago ;)

Dava
May 20th, 2003, 04:13 PM
My exam is the ninth of June, the good news is its all over for Wimbledon so I will just stay home and watch Wimbledon!

Monica_Rules
May 20th, 2003, 04:59 PM
OMG I have my first exam on Thursday and i have another 8 in June:sad:

Tennis124
May 20th, 2003, 07:27 PM
good luck everyone, i finished my last exam forever

Lee-Waters' Boy
May 20th, 2003, 07:44 PM
Where did you graduate from

wongqks
May 20th, 2003, 09:23 PM
good luck everyone :) wow congrats tennis124 I remebered you study economics like me right? I am having the worst time with economics at the moment :mad:

Yak
May 21st, 2003, 12:58 AM
One last literature exam on friday and I'm done for the summer :hearts:

Tennis124
May 21st, 2003, 02:07 AM
binghamton university in upstate ny

yes, wongqks, I studied econ and i also did terrible in my last econ class, but at least its finished!!

Lee-Waters' Boy
May 21st, 2003, 02:13 AM
wow i had a few friends going there, i'm not sure if they stayed or transferred though...we went to high school in western NY

Tennis124
May 21st, 2003, 04:01 AM
what town?

polishprodigy
May 21st, 2003, 02:10 PM
Doubles Draw?????

FLL
May 22nd, 2003, 04:47 AM
Former top10 Larissa Liashenko predicts this week's tournament

http://photos.wtaworld.com/data/532/16842dani-beauty.jpg

Reuteurs

Qualifying

The first qualifying spot will be won by Joana Seles for sure, said a confident Liashenko looking at the qualifying draw. She is playing amazing tennis and I don't think anyone in her part can beat her

For the second available spot, Liashenko predicted junior Juliana Lapentti to win it. She is for sure the best junior claycourter and that gives her an mental edge against anyone even if she is only a junior.


1st Round

Joana Seles will probably beat Sabine since this is clay and it's a nightmare for Sabine. I don't see her winning a set in that one. But the grass is comming and she'll do damage for sure, said Liashenko

For the match between Herrera and Eggert, Liashenko said that she believes Eggert can win but it all depends on how she plays. I will go with Eggert finally said Liashenko

I've played Ruflina a million times said Liashenko laughing. I know she can play, she added. She predicts Taliamanosoko to win in straight set. She won't have problems with Whitten, she finally added.

Gianna is a great player, especially on clay, mentionned the Belarussian. She is predicting Dulko to roll past her WC entry opponent from France.

For the match between Selles and Masterton, Liashenko was nodding her head. I don't know, she said. After thinking about it for a while she decided to go with Masterton in 3. It's a toss up in my opinion, she said.

Lapentti vs. Wong could be a really interesting match, said a very excited Larissa. Jane won the French two years ago and Juliana is the favourite to win it in the juniors this year. I will go with experience, finally decided Liashenko

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Liashenko hopes her predictions are right, but no matter how well she does, she'll predict the second round results! I had a great time with Larissa.


;)

Tennis124
May 22nd, 2003, 05:21 AM
thanks larissa, looking forward to your return

Jakub
May 22nd, 2003, 07:04 AM
Thanks Larissa Liashenko for your words about Joanna :) I can only hope you are right. ;)

polishprodigy
May 22nd, 2003, 12:15 PM
Thank you Larissa for your comments!

Has Alek gone missing???? It seems that we made doubles pairs ages ago and this is not like him to take so long.... :sad:

wongqks
May 22nd, 2003, 12:29 PM
I hope Larrisa come back soon

I hope Alek is ok :) maybe he is busy with exams and school work just like everyone of us

polishprodigy
May 22nd, 2003, 02:07 PM
I hope Larrisa come back soon

I hope Alek is ok :) maybe he is busy with exams and school work just like everyone of us

Yes, I am just worried and want to know that he is ok. If he is studying for exams and school work, I hope...wait...I EXPECT him to get 100% ;)

Alek
May 22nd, 2003, 08:41 PM
To dissapoint some people here...

I'm still alive :devil:

Hierba mala nunca muere ;)

Alek
May 22nd, 2003, 08:44 PM
I'm dissapointed even though I got some great grades like 98 @ English and 93 @ Physics which were the highest in my class... I got not so good ones in the subjects I needed to do great so I didn't had to do the final exam :mad:

Tomorrow I have my last 2 exams... one of them is tough as I need a good exam because this teacher puts me bad critera :rolleyes: and the other is my extra-class so spinning which I obviously don't have to study. I expect to put results today in the night as Im explain a friend some things for an exam she has to do and then I must study.

CYA Later bitches. :wavey:

wongqks
May 22nd, 2003, 08:51 PM
a SHE...

no wonder....

:p

Lee-Waters' Boy
May 22nd, 2003, 09:07 PM
nice job alx ;)

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
May 22nd, 2003, 09:11 PM
:sad: Alek returned....just when I though the world got rid of the last whore...

Oh well, welcome back :D

Jakub
May 22nd, 2003, 09:19 PM
lol @ VSFan1 aka Joshua L.;)

Tennis124
May 22nd, 2003, 10:07 PM
a SHE...

no wonder....

:p
haha my sentiments exactly!

Monica_Rules
May 22nd, 2003, 10:07 PM
ah ok ignore my post in the Madrid thread!

Good luck in your final exams.

I had one today in maths and it went quite well only 8 more to go!

Scotso
May 23rd, 2003, 02:41 PM
*Anjelica patiently waits out the rain delays*

polishprodigy
May 24th, 2003, 12:26 AM
I guess the Juniors have been playing indoors ;)

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:00 PM
Qualifying Round 1 results:
Joanna Seles def. Angeles Rosario 7-5, 6-3
Emilie Joubert def. Lourdes Rosario 6-0, 7-5
Amanda Kolbovic def. Elena Dokic 6-1, 7-6(1)
Juliana Lapentti def. Katerina Shawfink 7-6(0), 7-5

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:01 PM
Qualifying Round 2 r esults:
Joanna Seles def. Emilie Joubert 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Juliana Lapentti def. Amanda Kolbovic 7-6(4), 6-4

paul_masterton
May 24th, 2003, 05:01 PM
how come we have Madrid results?

Good luck in your exmas Alek - seems everyone (including me) has them at this time of year

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:02 PM
SINGLES ROUND 1:
Joanna Seles def. Sabine Graf 7-6(3), 4-6, 7-6(4)
Ana M. Herrera def. Tiffani Eggert 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
Caroline Whitten def. Ruflina Taliamanosoko 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-3

Gianna A. Dulko def. Amanda Poirot 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(11)
Jennifer Selles def. Paula Masterton 7-5, 7-5
Jane Wong def. Juliana Lapentti 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(4)

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:03 PM
DOUBLES ROUND 1 RESULTS:
Dulko/Seles def. de la Courtiere/Sorrenta 6-2, 6-4
wc-Joubert/Poirot def. Selles/Whitten 7-6(2), 7-5
Eggert/Masterton def. Graf/Herrera 5-7, 7-5, 7-6(4)
Taliamanosoko/Wong def. Rosario/Rosario 6-2, 6-0

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:03 PM
SINGLES QUARTERFINALS:
Anjelica de la Courtiere def. Joanna Seles 6-2, 6-4
Caroline Whitten def. Ana M. Herrera 3-6, 7-6(1), 6-4
Gianna A. Dulko def. Jennifer SElles 7-6(1), 5-7, 7-6(3)
Jane Wong def. Eva Sorrenta 6-3, 6-3

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:04 PM
DOUBLES SEMIFINALS:
Dulko/Seles def. wc-Joubert/Poirot 7-5, 7-5
Taliamanosoko/Wong def. Eggert/Masterton 5-7, 6-4, 7-6(9)

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:04 PM
SINGLES SEMIFINALS:
Anjelica de la Courtiere def. Caroline Whitten 6-4, 6-2
Gianna A. Dulko def. Jane Wong 6-4, 1-6, 6-3

Alek
May 24th, 2003, 05:04 PM
DOUBLES FINAL:
Taliamanosoko/Wong def. Dulko/Seles 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(5)

polishprodigy
May 24th, 2003, 05:05 PM
Nope, I had my exams 1 month ago lol. ;)

polishprodigy
May 24th, 2003, 05:11 PM
OMG, Gianna is in the singles and doubles final!

WHat a debut for Joanna and Gianna, making the final and beating the no.1 team in the world (Gianna's third win over them). :D :D

What a tough loss though in the final, to lose 7-6(5)in the third. :( But I am so happy for us! :D

wongqks
May 24th, 2003, 05:26 PM
OMG Ruffy, our fifth clay title of the year :wavey: :bounce: :bounce:
Incredible :)

I hope we do not have a let down though in RG

'I am glad I manage two wins this week in singles. Gianna is playing the best tennis of her life and she will be tough. I wish her and Angie best of luck in the final.'

'I am so happy that me and Ruffy won our fifth clay title of the year, the feeling is incredible, almost feel like crying here.'

'But we are not counting on anything in RG, we will be hunted, we have to be on our guard all the time.'

Monica_Rules
May 24th, 2003, 05:31 PM
Well done Jane/Ruffy on the title!

Good luck to Gianna in the singles final!

paul_masterton
May 24th, 2003, 05:39 PM
Paula u suck. U're like 0-5 to Selles now.

Sorry Tiff, double faulted at 10-9 in the breaker.

I'm a mess in the head. I need a shrink.

Kris
May 24th, 2003, 05:47 PM
what a terrible tournament for Sabine!!!! :(

the jamierbelyea
May 24th, 2003, 06:31 PM
Tiffani told Tami to share this:
"Disappointing tournament for me. Paula don't worry about it, we had one good win. Ruffy and Jane are too good, congratas you two. Good luck at RG!"

Scotso
May 24th, 2003, 08:55 PM
:bounce: Anjelica in the finals :bounce:

c'mon Anjie! :D

Scotso
May 24th, 2003, 08:56 PM
hopefully Anjie/Eva will come out of their slump to spoil Taliwong's party at Roland Garros :D :p

Lee-Waters' Boy
May 24th, 2003, 09:54 PM
Nice tourney anjie.

Caroline has this to say to Larissa Liashenko, "Kiss my ass"

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
May 24th, 2003, 11:53 PM
VAMOS RUFLINAJANE :D

I would never imagined to win 5 doubles titles this year. This is absolutely amazing for Jane and me to do so well.

We are very nervous about Roland Garros as we are the defending champion, and for me, I am the two-time defending champion, so we are nervous and excited at the same time.

But I also wanna say that Jane has done so well, she is the reason for the success this year, so GO JANE (laughter)!


ps we will beat de la whoretiere and bitchenta at rg ;)

Scotso
May 25th, 2003, 05:42 AM
Final results? :p ;)

Alek
May 25th, 2003, 06:28 PM
SINGLES FINAL:
Gianna A. Dulko def. Anjelica de la Courtiere 7-6(3), 1-6, 6-3

Kris
May 25th, 2003, 06:35 PM
alx: where is Diana Mahler in the RG draw?

Tennis124
May 25th, 2003, 08:34 PM
way to go gianna!

wongqks
May 25th, 2003, 08:55 PM
congrats Gianna :)

Monica_Rules
May 25th, 2003, 09:39 PM
Well Done Gianna:)

Scotso
May 25th, 2003, 10:21 PM
:mad:

polishprodigy
May 25th, 2003, 10:24 PM
OMG! ANOTHER TITLE FOR GIANNA! :D :D :D

Sorry Anjie! Wow, this was a great tournament, winning the singles and losing 7-6 in the third in the doubles final!

Gianna's response:

"I am so proud of myself. This has been such a great tournament. I really played well in both singles and doubles and it really showed in my results. I had some big wins over Jane, and today's win over Anjelica, so I am really happy with this performance."

Scotso
May 25th, 2003, 10:25 PM
Good job Gianna ;)

polishprodigy
May 25th, 2003, 10:41 PM
Thank you Anjie! :)