Anabel Conde-Martinez vs. BYE
wc-Samantha Kraston vs. Nadia Banaszek
Daniela Turundzhov vs. QUALIFIER #1
wc-Nika Beckham vs. Sandy Vicario
Mazuelena Majlana vs. Juliana Lapentti
QUALIFIER #2 vs. Liezel Coetzer
Rachel-Anne Fleischmann vs. Rosie Ribbons
BYE vs. Carmen Prado
... Singles Qualifying Draw ...
Elizabeth Hawkins vs. Shanequa Stevenson
Hedviga Svetikova vs. Emilie Joubert
Arantxa Danese vs. Amanda Poirot
wc-Amanda Kolbovic vs. Samantha Soren
... Doubles Main Draw ...
Conde-Martinez/Prado vs. Turundzhov/Hawkins
wc-Danese/Kolbovic vs. Lapentti/Vicario
Beckham/Majlana vs. Joubert/Poirot
Kraston/Svetikova vs. Banaszek/Fleischmann
POINTS ARE DUE TO TUESDAY 10:00 AM MEXICO CITY TIME. POINTS RECEIVED ONLY BY PRIVATE MESSAGE. SURFACE IS CLAY. REMEMBER THAT IF YOU DON'T SEND POINTS YOU GET A 0,0,0.
Aug 2nd, 2003, 11:57 PM
Anyone with Mazuelena??
Aug 3rd, 2003, 12:02 AM
Kraston/Svetikova for doubles, please.
Aug 3rd, 2003, 12:29 AM
WOW Annabel is really desperate for points :rolleyes:
Aug 3rd, 2003, 07:56 AM
Nadia Banaszek/Rachel-Anne Fleischmann :)
Aug 3rd, 2003, 07:58 AM
Beckham / Mazuelena ;) I send points :D
Aug 3rd, 2003, 09:14 AM
Aug 3rd, 2003, 09:23 AM
Aug 3rd, 2003, 10:30 AM
Nadia eager to Improve form
Nadia Banaszek practising on the clay courts of Helsinki
Belarussian Nadia Banaszek is eager for the start of the FWTT event in Helsinki. The young Belarussian is seeded eighth for the event, and faces wild card Samantha Kraston in the opening round.
''I really can't wait to play, clay is my favorite surface but so far my results on it have been well below par. But it was very tough to try and back up after a extroadinary Wimbledon performance (where she reached the Quarter Finals as a qualifier) So naturally I was going to have a down period afterward, but hopefully I have past that phase and can return to playing Tennis that I know I am capable of.''
Banaszek will be playing doubles with new found friend, Rachel-Anne Fleischmann of Germany.
''It's really good to play with someone that has alot of experience at this level. She always gives you pointers about your game, tactics, etc which helps out on court and gives you a confidence boost.
We played doubles together last week in Sopot, and we reached the Semi Finals which was really impressive considering we have never played or even met before.''
Aug 3rd, 2003, 12:10 PM
Anyone with Rosie Ribbons?
Aug 4th, 2003, 01:53 AM
:sad: I can't believe I face my WTT friend in the first round! :sad:
Good luck Nadia :wavey:
Aug 4th, 2003, 02:06 AM
Lapentti y Vicario
Aug 4th, 2003, 10:21 AM
Nadia Banaszek/Rachel-Anne Fleischmann :)
Rachel-Anne vs. Ribbons - not again :(
Aug 4th, 2003, 10:30 AM
statement from Rachel-Anne Flesichmann about her first round match against Rossie Ribbons
i´m a bit sad about my draw, i´m finally seeded in a tournament and then i got the strongest player i could get.
i lost last week to her, and she played very great match,
she is on a good run, and it will be hard for me to beat her this time.
Q: It was very tight, she had several matchpoints in the third set, what pulled you through?
A: It was really tough out there. It was pretty hot and she was just getting everything I hit back so I mean, I had to dig deep. Like you said, she had a few chances in the third to take the match but you know, I hit big shots on those points and I won them. I just think that when it got really close, I stayed true to my game. She probably didn't believe as much.
Q: What do you think of her?
A: She's terrific, on and off the court. She won a few matches this week already so I knew she would be very tough and she was. She played a good match
Q: You two are playing doubles together. Is that fun?
A: Yes. We just beat the top seeds so that was an excellent win for us. Hopefully we can keep going.
Aug 7th, 2003, 10:40 AM
Nadia/Rachel-Anne :sad: (but they are a young team, and will learn to become a good team)
Aug 7th, 2003, 11:00 AM
Fleischmann take revenge for last week defeat
German hope Rachel-Anne Fleischmann defeat Rossie Ribbons by the score of 7:6(4) 1:6 6:2 and took revange for her last week defeat as she lost to Ribbons in straight set.
Fleischmann is seeded as #7 and will face now a LuckyLoser
" i´m very happy about this win today, i hope i can use my good draw now"
Fleischmann is the last remaining seeded player in the Bottom Half of the Draw.
about her chance to win this event:
"if i play my best tennis i will have a chance to win my first Title on FWTT-Tour, but there are 7 other girls who want to win too. so we will see"
Aug 7th, 2003, 03:16 PM
Nadia :D - Well done! Keep going!
Hedviga - Vamos us in doubles :bounce: and keep it going in singles! :D
Aug 7th, 2003, 03:19 PM
go rachel :D
sorry Liz, :sad: better luck next time :D
Aug 7th, 2003, 03:52 PM
Singles Main Draw R1 Results:
(LL)Samantha Soren def. Bye
wasn't Kolbovic the LL here?
Anabel Conde-Martinez has won her 1st title of the season by defeating Hedviga Svetikova 2-6 7-6(2) 6-3. This is the 3rd title for Anabel's career, who also won Vienna and Madrid last year.
"Well i feel really happy. Things are not going as i would like this season, so this titles is very important for me. Im trying to keep my ranking up and this will help me a lot. I will travell now to North America where i hope i can continue the good results"