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ilovemomo
Nov 12th, 2003, 02:13 AM
Goodluck to them!! :worship:

Lapin
Nov 12th, 2003, 02:25 PM
http://internationalgifservice.ifrance.com/internationalgifservice/web_gifs/drapeaux/drap_france_divers03.gif Bonne Chance Amélie et Fabrice!! http://internationalgifservice.ifrance.com/internationalgifservice/web_gifs/drapeaux/drap_france_divers03.gif

Lindsayfan
Nov 12th, 2003, 10:43 PM
r they playing together? :eek: wow that's really nice! :yeah:

jirobkk
Nov 13th, 2003, 02:42 AM
I've already met Santoro in Thailand Open 2003. Can't wait to watch Amelie and Fabrice playing in Perth. It's great having chance to meet Amelie in person.

ilovemomo
Nov 20th, 2003, 01:24 AM
There gunna win it all :wavey:

mauresmofan
Nov 24th, 2003, 07:07 PM
Momo is on a roll - ain't no man gonna stand in her way!

Sonja
Dec 3rd, 2003, 06:03 PM
jirobkk, does this mean you might be taking a camera (hint hint)? ;) :p

lmao at mfan!

Allez Amélie & Fabrice!

ilovemomo
Dec 17th, 2003, 04:35 AM
:worship: I love them

Sonja
Dec 22nd, 2003, 04:54 PM
le bump :p

Allez Amélie & Fabrice!

Linnie
Dec 22nd, 2003, 05:47 PM
:bounce: BONNE CHANCE À L'ÉQUIPE FRANÇAISE! :bounce:

Lapin
Jan 1st, 2004, 10:43 PM
Amélie is already in Perth practising! :D (Thanks to Linnie for the info!)

Allez Amélie et Fabrice!! :D :D :D

Bероника
Jan 2nd, 2004, 01:27 PM
Allez la France!!!!!!

Nicoleke
Jan 2nd, 2004, 05:46 PM
Go team France :) :D :) :D ;) !!!!!

pineapple
Jan 3rd, 2004, 01:22 AM
http://www.smiliegenerator.de/smiley-flag/smiley-8042.png

Sonja
Jan 3rd, 2004, 05:53 PM
Make it happen Amélie! :D :D :D Mauresmorization in the Amézon Nation :D :D :D

mom3
Jan 5th, 2004, 08:07 AM
:bounce: :bounce: allez allez Fabrice et Amélie :bounce: :bounce:

Sonja
Jan 5th, 2004, 01:01 PM
http://delivery.****************/comp/2844513.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=24031128410C173ADA7B93D256B76642

http://delivery.****************/comp/2844509.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=24031128410C173A154247CAD5C6CD77

http://delivery.****************/comp/2844483.jpg?x=x&dasite=MS_GINS&ef=2&ev=1&dareq=24031128410C173A09F5DDC8A86DD305

mauresmofan
Jan 5th, 2004, 05:16 PM
:bounce: Great way to start the season Amélie and Fabrice :bounce:

:worship: Great Pics Sonja :worship:

Roxers
Jan 5th, 2004, 05:20 PM
nice pics of Amèlie :)

where can you find pics on getty images? can you give the link?

mauresmofan
Jan 5th, 2004, 05:33 PM
France clinch tight Cup match
5 January 2004

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Unseeded France clinched a thrilling mixed doubles match to upset fourth-seeded Russia in the $1-million ITF Hyundai Hopman Cup mixed teams tournament played at Perth’s Burswood Dome tonight. (Monday).

French pair Fabrice Santoro and Amelie Mauresmo won the mixed 6-3, 6-4 after the singles rubbers had been split.

World No. 4 Mauresmo clinched the opening rubber 6-2, 7-6 against Anastasia Myskina, with the tiebreaker going seven points to two.

Russia’s former world No. 1 Marat Safin balanced up the match with a blistering 6-3, 6-3 win over Fabrice Santoro, ending a streak that has seen just one win by the Russian in eight clashes.

The mixed was a hard-fought affair, with the French finally remaining cool in the second set crisis, frittering away two match points on Safin’s service before Santoro served it out to win the Tie.

:lol: Linnie it was Amélie who held her serve to love late on in the second!

Linnie
Jan 5th, 2004, 07:53 PM
:lol: Linnie it was Amélie who held her serve to love late on in the second!
:haha: I knew that ;)

Maus, the link is: http://editorial.****************/source/CFW/Product.aspx?p=2&e=0&pg=1&am=-1

Lapin
Jan 6th, 2004, 03:22 PM
http://www.lequipe.fr/Xml/Tennis/Titres/Media/050103_mauresmo_270.jpg

Press Conferences:

Transcript - Amelie Mauresmo (France)
5 January 2004


(Mauresmo) …I think I came out a little stronger at the end – especially in that tie-break. But yeah, very happy to be here and happy to play that way.

There were certainly some very strong rallies in that match; a pretty good way to start the season really.

(Mauresmo) Yeah, it’s good. I can feel where I am, what I need to work on, what is already good. I’ve worked pretty hard on my physical training and I feel very comfortable out there so…good.

You’ve had some great moments representing France, especially the Fed Cup last year. What does it mean to you now to be at your first Hopman Cup?

(Mauresmo) It’s always good and a great honour to represent your country. It’s a special mixed event, you know, we’re not used to that. I like being here with Fabrice also. He’s a very nice guy and I’m sure he’s going to do well now on the court.

And good to be fit at an Australian summer, compared to last year.

(Mauresmo) Yeah, I was so frustrated not to be here last year and I’m so happy to be back here in the sun. Even if we don’t play outside it’s still great to be here.

And what can you tell us about Fabrice? It’s going to be interesting isn’t it, in the singles, but he’s got great doubles credentials, hasn’t he?

(Mauresmo) He’s got a pretty good record against Marat (Safin) in singles and, you know, we’ll see how it goes in a few minutes and I think we’re going to have a very good time in doubles. He’s a great player so we’ll see.

Well, a great start – well done Amelie.

(Mauresmo) Thank you.


Transcript - Amelie Mauresmo and Fabrice Santoro (France)
5 January 2004

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Amelie, a wonderful match in singles for you today, you must be very pleased with the way you played.

(Mauresmo) Yeah, not only the singles, I think we had some good times and some fun in the mixed doubles with Fabrice so…it was the first time we’ve played together and it was very nice.

That’s right – a fantastic exhibition from you both. We all enjoyed it, but Amelie, a bit about yourself…you’re obviously very fit after a year last year where you had some injuries. You’re looking for new things in 2004.

(Mauresmo) Yeah, it was a good match against Anastasia for the first match of the year so I’m very happy to win this one. I think I played good tennis and I’m sure I’m going to keep improving. Of course 2004 I want it to be even better than the last one.

And at the Australian Open in 1999 you made the finals, so Rebound Ace is a good surface for you.

(Mauresmo) Yeah, it was good for me a few years ago and every year, you know, I play well in Australia. I couldn’t come last year because of injury so I’m very happy to be back and hopefully we (are) going to go further.

Fabrice, Marat was running pretty hot today but you really showed the way in the doubles, well done.

(Santoro) Thank you. Thanks a lot. Thanks to Amelie too.

I think you showed us today why you’ve had so much success in doubles. What do you think is your secret in the doubles?

(Santoro) Maybe because I’m a little bit older now and it’s better to play on half of the court.

But you do have a good partner here…Amelie played well.

(Mauresmo)(I think they mean Santoro :rolleyes: ;)) You know, today is a big day for me because it’s the first mixed doubles I win ever. But it’s also the first mixed doubles I play with Amelie.

Well, you showed at the Hopman Cup why the mixed doubles is so important winning the tie. Congratulations to you both.

Lapin
Jan 6th, 2004, 03:41 PM
Jiro has posted some nice pics of Amélie with his 6th January report! :D

http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=98378

Sonja
Jan 7th, 2004, 12:17 AM
Allez Amélie Make it count with a big win!!! GO GO MAURESMO

Lapin
Jan 7th, 2004, 10:30 AM
Amélie lost 4/6, 4/6 :sad: But apparently Lindsay played very well.....

Lapin
Jan 7th, 2004, 11:43 AM
http://eur.news1.yimg.com/eur.yimg.com/xp/reuters_ids/20040107/i/2542758235.jpg

And Fabrice has just lost to James 3/6, 4/6! :sad: Looks like USA will go through to the final....

Lapin
Jan 7th, 2004, 01:22 PM
No! James & Lindsay won the doubles 7/5, 6/1 :sad:

mauresmofan
Jan 7th, 2004, 03:34 PM
Right got to get that chin up Amélie still 2 more matches for you to go and will be good preparation for Sydney. Lindsay played great according to the reports and it's good to have her back.

Good look against the Czecs!

Lapin
Jan 9th, 2004, 09:47 PM
http://www.hopmancup.com.au/upload/gallery/xvi/France-team.jpg