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Monique
Aug 19th, 2003, 04:57 AM
How good a psychic are you ;) ? Are you able to foresee the future and predict who will win the 2003 USOpen :) ?

Fill out the spaces in blank according to the options given, and let's see who will deserve the crown of WTAWorld best predictor at tournament's end... :cool:

1. Venus Williams _____ (will/ will not) play the 2003 USOpen.

2. _______ (Kim Clijsters/ Justine Henin/ Both Kim & Justine/ Neither Kim, nor Justine) will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. _______ (a number from 0 to 8) Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and ______ (a number from 0 to 4) of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be ______ (Kim/ Justine/ Lindsay/ Venus/ Amélie/ Jennifer/ Chanda)

5. _____ (a number from 0 to 8) players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. ____ (a number from 0 to 4) Americans will make it to the semis.

7. _______ (name an unseeded player) is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. _______ (name a Russian player) will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. ______ (name a player) will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between _____ and ______ (name your picks) in _____ (0-1/ 2/ 3) sets.

Please do not edit your picks after tournament starts and/or progresses. Good luck to all! :)

Knizzle
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:27 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie

5. 1 player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Kim Clijsters and Venus Williams and won by Venus in 2 sets.

disposablehero
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:34 AM
These picks are next to impossible without a draw

Will
Neither
2, 0
Jennifer
1
2
Safina
Dementieva
Venus
Kim over Venus in 3 sets

Knizzle
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:37 AM
These picks are next to impossible without a draw

Will
Neither
2, 0
Jennifer
1
2
Safina
Dementieva
Venus
Kim over Venus in 3 sets

We are in agreement on 7 out of 10 questions, so that is a good sign that we may get them right.

Dokicfan17
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:37 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 4 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Myriam Casanova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Henin Hardenne def.Venus Williams in 3 sets

Knizzle
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:40 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 4 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Myriam Casanova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Henin Hardenne def.Venus Williams in 3 sets

Dokicfan17, Lindsay is ranked higher than Venus. I know it sounds weird that Venus will be the lowest ranked semifinalist, but it could be true.

Hurley
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:43 AM
Fun! :D

1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 American will make it to the semis.

7. Mary Pierce is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Elena Dementieva will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine Henin-Hardenne and Kim Clijsters in 3 sets.

CanIGetAWhat
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:45 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Venus Williams and Lindsay Davenport in 2 sets.

disposablehero
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:45 AM
Dokicfan, do you realize you have 4 Russians, at least 2 Americans, at least 2 Belgians, and 1 "Other" in the Quarterfinals?

Ting
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:54 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie.

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Dinara Safina is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Svetlana will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Lindsay Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Venus and Kim in 3 sets.

Ting
Aug 19th, 2003, 05:57 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie.

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Dinara Safina is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Svetlana will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Lindsay Davenport will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Venus and Kim in 3 sets.
Oops just realized that Lindsay is actually higher than Venus...
So, 9. Venus will be the lowest ranking playing in the semi-finals.

Harju.
Aug 19th, 2003, 07:39 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda Rubin

5. 1 player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 3 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Zvonareva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Amelie Mauresmo will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Jennifer Capriati and Lindsay Davenpoty and won by Lindsay in 3 sets.[/QUOTE]

ex hopman
Aug 19th, 2003, 08:16 AM
Hehe... this sounds fun... let me try!


1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Justine Henin will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis. (Maria Sharapova & Elena Dementieva)

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amélie. (to a Russian player)

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals. (Ai Sugiyama & Magdalena Maleeva)

6. 1 Americans will make it to the semis. (Venus)

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Maria Sharapova & Elana Dementieva (name a Russian player) will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Ai Sugiyama will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Kim Clisters and Venus Williams in 2 sets.

Elleke
Aug 19th, 2003, 08:42 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3.2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Clijsters and Venus in 3 sets.

Nemesis
Aug 19th, 2003, 08:55 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda Rubin

5. 1 player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 American will make it to the semis.

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Amelie Mauresmo will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine Henin-Hardenne and Venus Williams in 3 sets.

MartinaI
Aug 19th, 2003, 09:14 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL NOT play the 2003 USOpen.

2. NEITHER KIM NOR JUSTINE will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. THREE Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and ONE of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be AMELIE

5. ONE player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. ONE American will make it to the semis.

7. KAROLINA SPREM is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. VERA ZVONEREVA will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. VERA ZVONEREVA will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between KIM and JUSTINE in THREE sets.


Hey, thanks for this, it's fun but my options might change after the draw is made especially as to where Vera is placed in relation to Kim and Justine!!

per4ever
Aug 19th, 2003, 09:23 AM
1. Venus Williams WILL (will/ will not) play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Kim Clijsters will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 (a number from 0 to 8) Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 (a number from 0 to 4) of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Kim (Kim/ Justine/ Lindsay/ Venus/ Amélie/ Jennifer/ Chanda)

5. 0 (a number from 0 to 8) players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 (a number from 0 to 4) Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Maria Sharapova (name an unseeded player) is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Sharapova (name a Russian player) will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Sharapova (name a player) will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine Henin-Hardenne and Venus Williams (name your picks) in 3(0-1/ 2/ 3) sets.

Jordan.
Aug 19th, 2003, 09:26 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 US Open.

2. Nor Kim or Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 4 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 2 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda.

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 0 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Marissa Irvin :rolleyes: is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Bepa Zvonareba will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Irvin will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine and Lindsay in 3 sets.

propi
Aug 19th, 2003, 09:38 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 3 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6.1 American will make it to the semis.

7.Likhotsheva is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8.Zvonareva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9.Amèlie Mauresmo will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine and Amèlie in 2 sets

zorgzamesnip
Aug 19th, 2003, 09:52 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and none of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Jennifer

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Harkleroad is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Zvonareva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Clijsters and Davenport and Clijsters will win in 3 sets.

SpikeyAidanm
Aug 19th, 2003, 10:09 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 number of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amélie

1 player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

2 Americans will make it to the semis.

Marion Bartoli is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

Vera Zvonareva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Henin-Hardenne and Venus in 3 lopsided sets.

E. Blackadder
Aug 19th, 2003, 10:49 AM
1. Venus Williams will not play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine) will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. K'kaya will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Capriati will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Clijsters and Henin-Hardenne (name your picks) in 3 sets.

Please do not edit your picks after tournament starts and/or progresses. Good luck to all!

saki
Aug 19th, 2003, 11:10 AM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justinewill lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Myskina

5. 0 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 American will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Lindsay and Justine in 3 sets.

[edited after draw]

bandabou
Aug 19th, 2003, 11:50 AM
1. Venus will play 2003 US open.
2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the qrtrs.
3. 4 Russians will reach the qrtrs and 1 will reach the semi´s.
4. Top seed the lose first will be Chanda or Amelie depending on the back.
5. 0 players that are neither Belgian/ American nor Russian will make semi´s.
6. 1 american, 1 russian and 2 Belgians will make the semi´s.
7. Among unseeded players Maria S will be the surprise.
8. Elena B will be the best Russian again.
9. Elena B will be the lowest ranked player in the semi´s.
10. The final will be Venus against Kim. Venus winning in three. If Venus isn´t healthy the final will be an Belgian affair with Justine winning in three sets.

martamagica
Aug 20th, 2003, 01:54 PM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda Rubin.

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Mary Pierce is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Bovina will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Elena Bovina will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

P.S. Let's not forget, kids... Lena reached the QF here last year, and her game is peaking at the right time this year... just like last year. She's a very dangerous player.

10. The finals will be played between Justine and Kim with Justine winning in 2 sets.

Diya
Aug 20th, 2003, 02:05 PM
1. Venus Williams Will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. TWO Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and ONE of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. ONE player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6.ONE American will make it to the semis.

7. Maria Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9.Elena Dementieva will be the lowest ranked player playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Kim and Justine in THREE sets.

CapFan#1
Aug 20th, 2003, 02:14 PM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Justine Henin will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. _______ (name an unseeded player) is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Dementieva will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Capriati and Venus in 3) sets.

Please do not edit your picks after tournament starts and/or progresses. Good luck to all! :)[/QUOTE]

bis2806
Aug 20th, 2003, 02:15 PM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be [b]Amelie[b]

5. 0 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Angelique Widjaja is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Vera Zvonareva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Lindsay Davenport and Venus Williams in 3 sets.

kfh_9118
Aug 20th, 2003, 04:13 PM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Chanda

5. 1 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 1 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Angelique Widjaja is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Elena Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Venus Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Kim Clijsters and Venus Williams in 3 sets.

Darran
Aug 20th, 2003, 04:25 PM
1. Venus Williams will play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine) will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 3 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amélie

5. 1 player who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Kuznetzova will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. V Williams will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Justine and Venus in 2 sets.

bw2082
Aug 20th, 2003, 05:01 PM
1. Venus Williams WILL play the 2003 USOpen.

2. NEITHER KIM NOR JUSTINE will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. TWO Russian will be playing the quarterfinals, and ZERO of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be CHANDA.

5. ONE player who is neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. TWO Americans will make it to the semis.

7. Mary Pierce is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Capriati will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between Henin and Davenport in 2 sets.

Dava
Aug 20th, 2003, 05:21 PM
1. Venus Williams will not play the 2003 USOpen.

2. Neither Kim, nor Justine will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 2 (a number from 0 to 8) Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 1 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be Amelie

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.
7. Sharapova is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. Dementieva will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. Dementieva will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between henin and Clijsters in 3sets.

*Marat BigFan*
Aug 20th, 2003, 05:40 PM
1. Venus Williams _____ (will/ will not) play the 2003 USOpen.

2. _______ (Kim Clijsters/ Justine Henin/ Both Kim & Justine/ Neither Kim, nor Justine) will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. _______ (a number from 0 to 8) Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and ______ (a number from 0 to 4) of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be __Chanda____ (Kim/ Justine/ Lindsay/ Venus/ Amélie/ Jennifer/ Chanda)

5. __1___ (a number from 0 to 8) players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. __1__ (a number from 0 to 4) Americans will make it to the semis.

7. ___Mary Pierce____ (name an unseeded player) is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. ___Elena Dementieva____ (name a Russian player) will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. ___Elena Dementieva___ (name a player) will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played between __Venus___ and ___Henin___ (name your picks) in __3__ (0-1/ 2/ 3) sets.

Monique
Sep 7th, 2003, 03:39 AM
and it's now time to check it back to see who did the best among the posters who gave a shot at this game :D ;) ! After the finals, the correct answers are:

1. Venus Williams WILL NOT play the 2003 USOpen.

2. NEITHER KIM, NOR JUSTINE will lose before the quarterfinals.

3. 1 Russians will be playing the quarterfinals, and 0 of them will be present in the semis.

4. The top seed who will lose the earliest among these will be CHANDA RUBIN

5. 2 players who are neither American, nor Belgian nor Russian will make it to the quarter-finals.

6. 2 Americans will make it to the semis.

7. MARYPIERCE, ELENA LIKHOVTSEVA, TAMARINE TANASUGARN, DINARA SAFINA or EMILIE LOIT is the unseeded player who will be the surprise of the tournament and advance the furthest among the lower ranked players.

8. ANASTASIA MYSKINA will be the best Russian player in this tournament.

9. JENNIFER CAPRIATI will be the lowest ranking playing the semi-finals.

10. The finals will be played betweenKIM CLIJSTERS and JUSTINE HENIN-HARDENNE in 2 sets.

If we assign 1 point to each blank space, there is a total number of 12 points in dispute. And to my best knowledge, the results are :) :

1 - Marat BigFan : 2 points
2 - dava_russianrule: 5 points
3 - bw2082: 7 points
4 - Darran: 4 points
5 - kfh_9118: 2 points
6 - bis2806: 4 points
7 - CapFan#1: 3 points
8 - Diya: 3 points
9 - martamagica: 5 points
10 - bandabou: 3 points
11 - saki: 1 point
12 - Rhythmboy: 7 points
13 - SpikeyAidanm: 3 points
14 - zorgzamesnip: 3 points
15 - propi: 6 points
16 - Jordan: 2 points
17 - per4ever: 0 points :eek:
18 - MartinaI: 3 points
19 - Nemesis: 4 points
20 - elke_belke: 4 points
21 - ex hopman: 3 points
22 - Sashta LixFe: 4 points
23 - LleytonKimRULE: 5 points
24 - CanIGetaWhat - 5 POINTS
25 - Hurley: 5 POINTS
26 - Dokicfan17: 3 POINTS
27 - disposablehero: 4 POINTS
28 - Knizzle: 5 POINTS

Thanks to all the participants and CONGRATULATIONS TO RHYTHMBOY and BW2082, the best predictors of the board :worship: :wavey: :kiss: !! 7 out of 12 ain't bad!

Monique
Sep 7th, 2003, 12:30 PM
*bump* for those who haven't seen their final results yet... ;)

E. Blackadder
Sep 7th, 2003, 12:31 PM
you see, I'm pretty good :) :cool:

propi
Sep 7th, 2003, 12:35 PM
15 - propi: 6 points
Honnor mention for me :p