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SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 04:58 AM
One of my friends, is a future star on the rise :)

She is still 16 (turning 17 this month)

First ITF main draw event :)

Bendigo ($25,000 - Australia) Feb 29 2004
Qual 2 S Gumulya(3) - K Wlodarczak 6-4 6-0
Qual 1 K Wlodarczak - M Antonic 6-2 6-2


She has groundstrokes like Dementieva, she hits her shots mostly with open stance and she is very fast. Has one of the fastest serves as well.

Watch out for her in the future :)

Gowza
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:09 AM
sounds promising, good luck! groundies like dementieva should get her far! and a big serve to!

Gowza
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:10 AM
which state is she from?

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:14 AM
Victoria.

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:18 AM
She is also well built for her age and she has the fire in her :)

Gowza
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:22 AM
i figured she would be from victoria as she played bendigo, tell her good luck from me ok! my fiancee is from melbourne but im from sydney.

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:23 AM
ok I will :)

Gowza
Jun 4th, 2004, 05:24 AM
thank you :)

azza
Jun 4th, 2004, 07:29 AM
Why isnt she in top 10 then :eyes:

lol jk :p

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 07:57 AM
ozfan44, be nice ok.

ozfan44
Jun 4th, 2004, 08:16 AM
im just asking so i can get a guess as to how good she is?

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 08:28 AM
Well that has been he ronly main ITF event so far, so time will tell until I can answer ur question.

ozfan44
Jun 4th, 2004, 08:30 AM
what about in victorian pennants what number does she play

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 4th, 2004, 08:31 AM
state grade, no 2 i think.

broncosven
Jun 4th, 2004, 10:12 AM
good luck in future !!

tiger123
Jun 9th, 2004, 01:18 PM
One of my friends, is a future star on the rise :)

She is still 16 (turning 17 this month)

First ITF main draw event :)

Bendigo ($25,000 - Australia) Feb 29 2004
Qual 2 S Gumulya(3) - K Wlodarczak 6-4 6-0
Qual 1 K Wlodarczak - M Antonic 6-2 6-2


She has groundstrokes like Dementieva, she hits her shots mostly with open stance and she is very fast. Has one of the fastest serves as well.

Watch out for her in the future :)


Karolina plays State Grade no.1 for Donvale and is undefeated this season!

Gowza
Jun 9th, 2004, 01:30 PM
WOW! impressive! sounds like a great player!

SpikeyAidanm
Jun 9th, 2004, 01:31 PM
Indeed Impressive ;) :cool:

ozfan44
Jun 10th, 2004, 04:26 AM
Im still to be convinced has she played Dubz

tiger123
Jun 10th, 2004, 02:18 PM
Im still to be convinced has she played Dubz

No, she is an age group below Dubz. I think Dubz will be in Europe when Donvale play Dendy Park in Singles would be a good match up though. I want to see how Karolina goes against some of the older girls in State Grade like Anabelle Elwood & Louise Field.

ozfan44
Jun 11th, 2004, 05:57 AM
ok well i will see how she plays in itf events in sept-nov then that will be a good jusge of her form

rustibikki
Jun 11th, 2004, 06:26 AM
No, she is an age group below Dubz. I think Dubz will be in Europe when Donvale play Dendy Park in Singles would be a good match up though.

do you know if she is going by herself, or is that bloke going to go with her?

Gowza
Jun 30th, 2004, 02:47 AM
whats up with this girl? do we have any updates on her?

azza
Jun 30th, 2004, 11:09 AM
is she in the category of Laura Harkness? :)

Mr_Molik
Jul 2nd, 2004, 08:30 AM
i noticed she was entered in the girls 18 singles at glen iris(top seed) but pulled out injured
i thought she was above this level :confused:

SpikeyAidanm
Jul 2nd, 2004, 08:32 AM
SHe is indeed prone to injury:sad:

I think she would start playing more ITF tournies, but it conflicts with her studies:(

Gowza
Aug 9th, 2004, 07:28 AM
is she still injured?

tiger123
Aug 9th, 2004, 02:42 PM
Karolina is back in action - she has been playing in the Tennis Victoria Womens State Grade Competition. She is still the No.1 player in Donvale's Womens State Grade Side & has faced some pretty tough competition in recent weeks...

Her first match back from injury a few weeks ago was against Olivia Lukaszewicz, who was filling at No.1 for Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club.
Result : Karolina Wlodarczak lost to Olivia Lukaszewicz 6-7 1-6

Just last week Karolina again faced another tough opponent in Daniella Dominikovic, sister of Evie Dominikovic. Daniella also filling in at No.1 position for Royal South Yarra Tennis Club.
Result: Karolina Wlodarczak lost to Daniella Dominikovic 5-7 1-6.

Good experience for Karolina against some of the best young females in Australia!

ozfan44
Sep 15th, 2004, 01:56 PM
how come karolina is not playing canberra challenger?

SM
Sep 21st, 2004, 12:26 PM
same story against olivia and daniella..one close set coulda gone either way then got blown away



i guess its b/c she has had injuries and studies in the way lately?...still theyre not bad against two of australias best juniors





but i doubt she has dementieva-esque groundies :P

louloubelle
Dec 21st, 2006, 11:30 PM
Time to bump this :)

Should get a wildcard for the Aus Open and a lead up quallies event.

Nice score against Alicia too in the playoff. :)

TS
Dec 22nd, 2006, 04:14 AM
Wow I didn't even know Karo had her own thread :eek:

This is a couple years old now, so it's good to see that in the years since this was started, she has finally delievered on some early promise and is just about in the top 500! I look forward to seeing how she goes next year when she travels abroad.

I think she's in line for a qualy WC at the Aussie Open, especially seeing as though she finished 3rd or 4th in the KIA WC race.

Good luck :)

louloubelle
Dec 24th, 2006, 04:15 AM
Wow I didn't even know Karo had her own thread :eek:



Probably the only Aussie thread you've never posted in :p

I like the fact that she qualified in most of the 25K's and didn't get many handouts. Hopefully gets a AO quallie w/c and I can get down and see her.

ozfan44
Dec 24th, 2006, 07:35 AM
jeeeez looking back was a bit harsh in my younger days!

I definately think Karolina should be rewarded with a qualies wildcard for aussie open and maybe also Hobart

the fact she finished 3rd in the KIA race is good enough reason, along with the fact week in week out she was always winning a couple of matches and performing well against higher ranked players!

Definately on the to watch list when i head over!

From what i have heard is kind of like Ivanovic is this true???

SeanyQ
Dec 24th, 2006, 10:22 AM
From what i have heard is kind of like Ivanovic is this true???

Honestly, she doesn't resemble Ivanovic in the least! Her games very similar to Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario though.

louloubelle
Dec 24th, 2006, 12:50 PM
So more of the counter-puncher type or does she go for it?

SeanyQ
Dec 25th, 2006, 04:13 AM
So more of the counter-puncher type or does she go for it?

More of a counter puncher. Has a good f/h though.

ozfan44
Dec 26th, 2006, 12:28 AM
More of a counter puncher. Has a good f/h though.

Thanks for that! Still will keep an eye out for her if she gets a wildcard!

TS
Jan 7th, 2007, 03:36 AM
Karolina lost in Hobart qualies, 6-3 6-2 to experienced Stephanie Foretz of France. Good effort for her WTA debut, and I really didn't expect much more. Hope to see her at qualies at the AO.

SeanyQ
Jan 7th, 2007, 03:53 AM
Karolina lost in Hobart qualies, 6-3 6-2 to experienced Stephanie Foretz of France. Good effort for her WTA debut, and I really didn't expect much more. Hope to see her at qualies at the AO.

She was 2-3,30-0 on serve when the rain hit. Looks like she got wiped out once they came back on court. Having seen both players a few times before, I expected a bit closer a scoreline.....Oh well.

ozfan44
Jan 7th, 2007, 03:58 AM
I was kind of hoping for a closer scoreline against Foretz really.

But she did well and hopefully will get a shot at aussie open qualies next week!

TS
Jan 7th, 2007, 06:00 AM
Considering she's never played an event outside Australia before and rarely gets to play top 150 players (if ever), I was expecting a 3 & 3 or something similar. I don't consider it a bad effort - Foretz has had some decent wins in her career.

louloubelle
Jan 8th, 2007, 05:38 AM
Considering she's never played an event outside Australia before and rarely gets to play top 150 players (if ever), I was expecting a 3 & 3 or something similar. I don't consider it a bad effort - Foretz has had some decent wins in her career.

Not having a tour overseas makes this a tough ask for her - she wasn't completely wiped so thats a good thing. Obviously still a fair way from tour standard but hopefully a year or two on the tour may help her. :)

SeanyQ
Feb 17th, 2007, 06:35 AM
*BUMP*

Dendy Park $25k:
Singles 1r:
514-Karolina d. 476-Cassie Barr - 4-6,6-4,6-3
2r: Karolina d. 5/336-Emily Hewson - 6-1,6-0
QF: 2/171-Casey Dellacqua d. Karolina - 6-3,6-7(5),6-4.
Three great results for her...it really was a horrendous draw. Sees her move to around # 461 after this!!

Dub's:
1r: 1322-Golds/McDowell d. 1423-Szili/Wlodarczak - 6-4,6-3.....

SeanyQ
Mar 12th, 2007, 05:45 AM
Singles:
464-Karolina vs 185-Junri Namigata.....
1st career meeting. Karolina can win this though if she plays like she did against Casey last month.

Doubles:
Wlodarczak/Gonzalez vs Frankova/Szatmari.......

SeanyQ
Mar 13th, 2007, 10:52 AM
3/419-Frankova/Szatmari d. wc/1017-Gonzalez/Wlodarczak
- 5-7,6-2,7-5...........

SeanyQ
Mar 14th, 2007, 06:34 AM
wc/464-Wlodarczak d. 3/185-Namigata - 6-2,5-7,6-1 :eek: :)
By far her best career victory. 1st win against a top 300 player......

Next Up:
Q-Sacha Jones (NZL)......

She & Lucy also had 2 MP's in yesterdays dub's match.

SeanyQ
Mar 15th, 2007, 04:53 AM
wc/464-Karolina Wlodarczak (AUS) vs Q-Sacha Jones (NZL) - 6-4,6-2 :)

Next Up:
Q/434-Masa Zec-Peskiric (SLO)..1st career meeting aginst the former # 311.

She'll move up to around # 430 for reching the QF's.......

ozfan44
Mar 16th, 2007, 12:41 AM
Karolina is in with a shot today!

She is extra consistent and while her play may not always be great to watch she is very effective and playing well!

SeanyQ
Mar 20th, 2007, 02:33 AM
(She lost to Zec-Peskiric - 3-1 ret with a back injury)........

Singles 1r:
wc/464-Karolina vs wc/472-Christina Horiatopoulos.......

Head 2 Head:
Nov 2006 Nuriootpa $25k:
651-Wlodarczak d. 422-Hori - 7-5,6-4.......

Dub's 1r:
wc/1612-Wlodarczak/Starr vs 633-Matic/Zec-Peskiric (GER/SLO).......

SeanyQ
Mar 20th, 2007, 11:38 AM
Dub's 1r:
633-Matic/Zec-Peskiric (GER/SLO) d. wc/1612-Wlodarczak/Starr
- 7-6(5),6-1...

SeanyQ
Mar 21st, 2007, 09:55 AM
wc/472-Christina Horiatopoulos d. wc/464-Karolina - 7-5,6-3........

louloubelle
Mar 22nd, 2007, 06:02 AM
wc/472-Christina Horiatopoulos d. wc/464-Karolina - 7-5,6-3........

Bit of a surprise.. maybe Karo's back was still playing up. But taking nothing away from Hori - her attacking game might've been on!

SeanyQ
Mar 22nd, 2007, 07:56 AM
Bit of a surprise.. maybe Karo's back was still playing up. But taking nothing away from Hori - her attacking game might've been on!

I was actually surprised Karo beat Hori last year. If there was a type of game I'd pick Hori to do well against it would be against the likes of Karo & Emily Hewson.....
Let's hope Wlodarczak invests in some tournies overseas this year (she has finished school by now surely hasn't she??).......

scottsue
Apr 22nd, 2007, 08:19 AM
SeanyQ this girl is never going to get better if she doesn't travel. What is the story with Miss Dominikovic? She seems allergic to Kingsford Smith Airport. Ditto for her too.

SeanyQ
Apr 22nd, 2007, 08:36 AM
SeanyQ this girl is never going to get better if she doesn't travel. What is the story with Miss Dominikovic? She seems allergic to Kingsford Smith Airport. Ditto for her too.

It's bizarre. She'd easily be top 300 if she started playing o/s. Maybe it's just not happening financially. I have no idea what sponsorship or support from TA she has. I know this is a problem for a couple of the girls. Perhaps Karolina's parents aren't able to afford to send her o/s. She certainly hasn't made a great deal from sticking to Aus. Maybe she has a part-time job or something in which case we may see her o/s next year. It's really no good though is it?! She managed to get Casey to like 6-2,6-7,6-4 or something at Dendy Park, so who knows where she'd be if she would get o/s........the only thing is, she's a bit of a head case...lol.

ozfan44
Apr 22nd, 2007, 08:43 AM
I would love to see Karolina get over on the clay in europe she would shock a few people with how well she would play, the surface suits her game perfectly!!!

Dani12
May 12th, 2007, 06:00 AM
Karolina is playing a 50K in America. She's in qualifying!!!

Hopefully she does well so that encourages her to play overseas more often :yeah:

OZTENNIS
May 12th, 2007, 06:20 AM
:eek: when?

Time for Karolina's report card...
Having reached two quarter finals, and extended an in form Casey Dellacqua to 3 sets, Karolina Wlodarczak, the 20 year old from Melbourne has had a great start to the year. She also competed in the qualifying draw of the Hobart WTA Tour event, but was deprived of a wildcard into the qualifying draw of the Australian Open. Since her Tennis Pro Circuit heroics however, Wlodarczak has failed to capitalise on her good form, and has not gone overseas to compete in a foreign event yet this year. Hopefully Danimoo proves to be correct and Karolina has a great run in the states...

Karolina Wlodarczak - Quarter Year Report Card
Scheduling: C-
Results: B-
Current Form: B
Overall Score: C+

Dani12
May 12th, 2007, 10:29 AM
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=297673

Now lets just hope she doesn't withdraw!!

OZTENNIS
May 20th, 2007, 12:24 AM
Thanks to all the withdrawal, Karo has sneeked into the main draw...

Best of luck ;)

SeanyQ
May 30th, 2007, 07:52 AM
Singles 1r:
2/234-Kelly Liggan (IRE) d. 445-Wlodarczak - 6-4,3-2 ret.

Terrible draw & bad luck having to retire injured in her 1st match o/s. She's not entered anything next week & also had to w/o the dub's with Svetlana Krivencheva.........

ozfan44
May 31st, 2007, 01:52 PM
I wonder what the "injury" was.

It sounds harsh but Karolina is building a reputation of retiring in matches once she thinks she doesn't have a chance at winning.

If she withdrew from dubz maybe she is injured, if so i hope she gets better soon!

SeanyQ
May 31st, 2007, 02:21 PM
I wonder what the "injury" was.

It sounds harsh but Karolina is building a reputation of retiring in matches once she thinks she doesn't have a chance at winning.

If she withdrew from dubz maybe she is injured, if so i hope she gets better soon!

Uh huh!! I saw her retire "injured" against Shannon in the $10k last year. Turns out she had a couple of blisters on her foot. The way she was crying when she retired, you'd think her foot was about to fall off.
The dub's here was the same day, so she would've been forced to forfeit after retiring in the singles.
But yeah you're right, she is getting a repuation for this. It'll be interesting to see how often it'll happen o/s though. It's a shame. She needs to learn to fight through these matches. She wouldn't have been expected to beat Liggan anyway. It's not like she was being shamed by an unranked opponent.

Maybe it was legit though. Seems odd after her 1st match since Kalgoorlie. Maybe she twisted an ankle or something. Who knows?!

OZTENNIS
May 31st, 2007, 08:56 PM
:sad: good luck at ur next tourney

louloubelle
Jun 1st, 2007, 03:56 AM
Uh huh!! I saw her retire "injured" against Shannon in the $10k last year. Turns out she had a couple of blisters on her foot. The way she was crying when she retired, you'd think her foot was about to fall off.
The dub's here was the same day, so she would've been forced to forfeit after retiring in the singles.
But yeah you're right, she is getting a repuation for this. It'll be interesting to see how often it'll happen o/s though. It's a shame. She needs to learn to fight through these matches. She wouldn't have been expected to beat Liggan anyway. It's not like she was being shamed by an unranked opponent.

Maybe it was legit though. Seems odd after her 1st match since Kalgoorlie. Maybe she twisted an ankle or something. Who knows?!

mmmmm interesting, if thats the case that Karo's a bit of a sook. But she was in the match at 6-4 3-2, it would've had to be legit surely :confused: Pretty good effort for her first match o/s against an experienced opponent.

Nice that she's finally o/s and making a shot of a tour career. From results she seems to have the ability to make a living from it.

ozfan44
Jun 17th, 2007, 11:39 AM
Karolina where are you??? Should be cleaning up at the US 10K's!!!!

SeanyQ
Jun 17th, 2007, 12:51 PM
Karolina where are you??? Should be cleaning up at the US 10K's!!!!

It's strange hey!? She wasn't on any of the other US itf entry lists even before the injury.
How much would the trip to the US have cost her??! Surely a lot more than the $500 (US) prizemoney for the one $50k match!

louloubelle
Jun 18th, 2007, 12:10 AM
US College tennis maybe??

SeanyQ
Jun 18th, 2007, 09:48 AM
US College tennis maybe??

Hey good point!
I haven't seen her name on any of the college tennis team lists though. Ozfan you're more up with the US college tennis side of things yeah?

ozfan44
Jun 18th, 2007, 09:57 AM
Yeah i haven't heard anything about that!!

Talked to the girl at Perth and she gave me the impression she was going to play in US ITF's for a few months!! :confused: Not sure what she is up too??

scottsue
Jun 18th, 2007, 11:22 AM
Weird!

OZTENNIS
Jun 18th, 2007, 07:37 PM
Very weird, especially considering she could be top 350 by now (if she had played some other ITF events in the US)

Dani12
Sep 12th, 2007, 07:47 AM
Karolina is playing a 75k in Albuquerque next Monday! Good luck! You can do it :)

P.s. In qualies

Daniel.
Sep 16th, 2007, 03:52 AM
Finally back playing!

Q1: Karolina Wlodarczak AUS (6) vs. Nicole Leimbach USA

OZTENNIS
Sep 16th, 2007, 07:41 AM
Good luck Karolina...

Still annoyed this is your only tournament over the next few weeks

louloubelle
Sep 16th, 2007, 10:59 PM
Good luck Karolina...

Still annoyed this is your only tournament over the next few weeks

Strange?? Its like she's travelling around on holiday and playing a tournament every 4 months or so :D

OZTENNIS
Sep 17th, 2007, 06:39 AM
Strange?? Its like she's travelling around on holiday and playing a tournament every 4 months or so :D

:lol: Karolina won her first round quallies match 6-3, 6-2 :)

Dani12
Sep 17th, 2007, 07:35 AM
Well done Karolina. Keep it up.

louloubelle
Sep 17th, 2007, 11:12 PM
:lol: Karolina won her first round quallies match 6-3, 6-2 :)

Plays diddly-squat and after 4 months gets a straight sets victory - well done.

SeanyQ
Sep 18th, 2007, 04:25 AM
Q2: 6/464-Wlodarczak d. 581-Kimberly Couts (Usa) - 7-5,6-0

Next Up:
QR: 4/400-Tetiana Luzhanska......23 y.o from Ukraine.

No dub's....

TS
Sep 18th, 2007, 04:58 AM
A good sign that she's beating the players she should beat.

Is this really the only stop for her in the US? Odd scheduling.

OZTENNIS
Sep 18th, 2007, 06:29 AM
Yeah, I couldn't see her on any other lists over there :mad:

Good job there though Karo, Couts is a tough player...now qualify for main draw

ozfan44
Sep 18th, 2007, 11:15 AM
Odd Scheduling indeed!! But then this is Karolina...id expect nothing less!!

Good Luck tough match but winable for K-Lina...be great for her to make main draw of a 75K

SeanyQ
Sep 19th, 2007, 01:10 AM
Luzhanska d. Wlodarczak - 6-3,2-1 ret

Harvs
Sep 19th, 2007, 01:17 AM
grrrrrrrrrrrrr

Dani12
Sep 19th, 2007, 05:29 AM
:lol: It seems when she gets down in a match she gives up.

ozfan44
Sep 19th, 2007, 08:27 AM
I knew it would happen, starting to get a bit beyond a joke!

SeanyQ
Sep 20th, 2007, 02:59 AM
:lol: It seems when she gets down in a match she gives up.

She has a serious heart condition! :lol:

SeanyQ
Sep 20th, 2007, 03:01 AM
I knew it would happen, starting to get a bit beyond a joke!

Yeah, going by the odds. She couldn't play 3 in a row without retiring.
It's a real shame, cause if her heart was in it, she could make a really good career for herself. Had she tried, she potentially could've gone top 250 this year. Until she gets some tenacity about her, I don't see her ever going top 350....

Dani12
Oct 4th, 2007, 01:24 AM
Hopefully she can turn things around when she comes back and plays Traralgon in a couple of weeks. I don't know why she doesn't play Rockhampton and Gympie aswell...

OZTENNIS
Oct 4th, 2007, 01:57 AM
Yeah me too, this girl does some funny things :weirdo:

Good luck in Traralgon. Play the 3 SA tournies and a qualifying wildcard for the Aussie Open may beckon

TS
Oct 4th, 2007, 04:30 AM
I think the main reason Karolina was snubbed for a qualifying WC at the AO this year was that she hasn't been serious about playing regularly on the pro tour. The same thing may happen next year too.

Dani12
Oct 4th, 2007, 04:42 AM
I can't see why she doesn't realise she has enough talent too make it. If she trained hard and was serious she could be contending the top 200. Just look where she is at now without being totally committed.

OZTENNIS
Oct 4th, 2007, 04:44 AM
I think the main reason Karolina was snubbed for a qualifying WC at the AO this year was that she hasn't been serious about playing regularly on the pro tour. The same thing may happen next year too.

I agree. There are plenty of other Aussie girls, some of whom may not be as talented, but are definitely a lot more dedicated than Karo.

My picks would be:
- Emily Hewson
- Karolina Wlodarczak
- Alison Bai
- Shayna McDowell (who also has some commitment issues IMO)
- Marija Mirkovic
- Alenka Hubacek
- Olivia Lukaszewicz
- Tyra Calderwood (provided she ends the year with a ranking) IF NOT then Sally Peers

Dani12
Oct 20th, 2007, 04:14 AM
Karolina has a wildcard into Traralgon next week, so hopefully she can make something of it ;)

OZTENNIS
Oct 20th, 2007, 05:54 AM
Yeah, good luck. Now Dokic is back, the fight for qualifying wildcards has gotten a whole lot tougher

Dani12
Oct 20th, 2007, 06:57 AM
The WC tournament will be interesting. I believe that it is only Q WC garaunteed and Main draw consideration yeah?

I doubt Soph or Monique will need to play. Christina or Jessica might win. But Karolina may be a dark horse ;)

SeanyQ
Oct 20th, 2007, 07:56 AM
Yeah, good luck. Now Dokic is back, the fight for qualifying wildcards has gotten a whole lot tougher

I'd hope TA would be a bit more hesitant in wasting wc's on Dokic again after the last time & her poor attempts in the $10k & $25k European ITF's since. She shouldn't be considered for any wc's, not even qualie wc's since she couldn't be bothered to slog it out in the Aus $25k's yet again.

OZTENNIS
Oct 22nd, 2007, 08:43 PM
Karolina has to play Benita Milenkiewicz, a qualifier, in the first round. The winner will most probably face Sophie Ferguson...Good luck Karo :)

scottsue
Oct 23rd, 2007, 01:09 AM
Benita did well to qualify and I think will give Karolina a real run for her money.

SeanyQ
Oct 23rd, 2007, 08:20 AM
Benita did well to qualify and I think will give Karolina a real run for her money.

Yeah, considering they have an umpire in the final round of qualies, extra surprised she beat Shannon. Karolina will cain the skanks arse though!

OZTENNIS
Oct 23rd, 2007, 10:27 AM
Yeah, considering they have an umpire in the final round of qualies, extra surprised she beat Shannon. Karolina will cain the skanks arse though!

:lol: Benita's not that bad :help:

I think Karolina WILL win easily. Benita's got the sort of game to get under Shannon's skin (which isn't very hard). She places the ball nicely and doesn't make many errors...she will be hard pressed winning more than 6 games IMO

SeanyQ
Oct 23rd, 2007, 01:07 PM
:lol: Benita's not that bad :help:

I think Karolina WILL win easily. Benita's got the sort of game to get under Shannon's skin (which isn't very hard). She places the ball nicely and doesn't make many errors...she will be hard pressed winning more than 6 games IMO

Yeah, she mightn't be that bad compared to Azza!
Benita & her father (& Azza) are a really good argument for birth control! Not nice people...watch 1/2 an hour of one of her matches & listen to what her father says to her opponents during an un-umpired match & you'll know what I mean.
Hence the reason she'll never develop a dub's record with any other Aussies....

TS
Oct 23rd, 2007, 01:57 PM
If her father is a cock, then let's not make her guilty by association.

SeanyQ
Oct 23rd, 2007, 02:01 PM
If her father is a cock, then let's not make her guilty by association.

Definitely not, that'd be like slagging a certain Aussie chick because of her overly defensive mother ;)
Trust me on this one, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree in this case.
You could literally watch her antics for 1/2 an hour & speak to any of the players & you'd get the drift.

scottsue
Oct 24th, 2007, 02:42 AM
Very interesting !

Vicky88
Oct 24th, 2007, 03:56 AM
Hmm, by the sounds of things some interesting going-ons take place at these smaller tournaments. However it is a concern that there are so many of "these" type of parents out there in the sporting world.

OZTENNIS
Oct 25th, 2007, 03:34 AM
I would love to see Karolina beat Sophie today (sorry Brettles :lol:)...

Soph is now firmly entrenched in the top 200 and has done consistently well over the past few months. On the other hand, Karolina has the ability to reach the top 300, and a win over a player like Soph may give her the confidence and motivation to chase a much higher ranking than at present. It would also give her some valuable ranking points and see her move well inside the top 500 once again...

SeanyQ
Oct 25th, 2007, 09:09 AM
I would love to see Karolina beat Sophie today (sorry Brettles :lol:)...


I wouldn't get my hopes up on ths one. She'll do well to get into a close set against Sophe....

OZTENNIS
Oct 26th, 2007, 07:55 AM
$US25 000 Traralgon ITF Women's Circuit Event- Traralgon, Victoria
Women's Singles, Main Draw of 32
Representing Australia, Karolina Wlodarczak, unseeded wildcard entrant

1st Rd: defeated (Q) Benita Milenkiewicz (AUS) 6-4 6-2
2nd Rd: lost to (3) Sophie Ferguson (AUS) 2-6 2-6

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:mad: I thought she would get more than 4 games. Then again, the last time they played, she only got 3...so I suppose it's a slight improvement

TS
Oct 30th, 2007, 02:43 AM
Looks like Karolina is going to play college tennis in the US. This may explain her stop-start scheduling in the US a couple months back, and it also may explain why she really hasn't given the tour a fair crack this year.

I found this online, it's only about a month old - OSU is Oklahoma State University.

Good luck to her :) I hope she still plays ITF's when/if she can, cos it'd be sad to see her go...

http://ocolly.com/2007/09/28/australia-meets-us-on-women%E2%80%99s-tennis-team/ (http://ocolly.com/2007/09/28/australia-meets-us-on-women%E2%80%99s-tennis-team/)

In a program that boasts more world players than U.S. players, the OSU women’s tennis team added two Australian players to its roster this fall.

Jo-Anne Karaitiana and Karolina Wlodarczak are true freshmen and new to the United States. The transition to another country becomes easier, though, with a team and a coach who deal with the same situation each year.

Julius Lubicz-Majewski is entering his 19th year as coach of the team
“For a lot of our overseas players, the environment here is pretty tough,” Lubicz-Majewski said. “It can be difficult for them to adjust.”

Wlodarczak credited the team’s closeness with helping her get used to being so far from home. She said she still finds it difficult, at times, being away from her family, but the girls on the team help a great deal.

“We try and go to lunch or dinner a few times a week,” Wlodarczak said. “The girls have really been there for me.”

Wlodarczak will be sitting out this year but said she hopes the team will be able to do the best it can to continue the program’s winning tradition.

louloubelle
Nov 1st, 2007, 05:39 AM
Looks like Karolina is going to play college tennis in the US. This may explain her stop-start scheduling in the US a couple months back, and it also may explain why she really hasn't given the tour a fair crack this year.

I found this online, it's only about a month old - OSU is Oklahoma State University.

Good luck to her :) I hope she still plays ITF's when/if she can, cos it'd be sad to see her go...

http://ocolly.com/2007/09/28/australia-meets-us-on-women%E2%80%99s-tennis-team/

In a program that boasts more world players than U.S. players, the OSU women’s tennis team added two Australian players to its roster this fall.

Jo-Anne Karaitiana and Karolina Wlodarczak are true freshmen and new to the United States. The transition to another country becomes easier, though, with a team and a coach who deal with the same situation each year.

Julius Lubicz-Majewski is entering his 19th year as coach of the team
“For a lot of our overseas players, the environment here is pretty tough,” Lubicz-Majewski said. “It can be difficult for them to adjust.”

Wlodarczak credited the team’s closeness with helping her get used to being so far from home. She said she still finds it difficult, at times, being away from her family, but the girls on the team help a great deal.

“We try and go to lunch or dinner a few times a week,” Wlodarczak said. “The girls have really been there for me.”

Wlodarczak will be sitting out this year but said she hopes the team will be able to do the best it can to continue the program’s winning tradition.

Thanks for posting this TS.

I stood up for Karolina a while back when she was criticised mainly because we had no other info about her apart from the fact she's played a little on the tour. Something like this shows that we shouldn't be so hasty in judging someone until we get a whole picture of something.

Good on her for committing to her education. The tour will still be there in a couple of years and hopefully she keeps the skill level up to compete at that time.

Vicky88
Nov 1st, 2007, 01:45 PM
I have to agree with you Loulou, it's probably a good move on her part. Getting an education is so important and if she can improve her tennis at the same time that is a bonus. Add in, it will get her used to being away from home so if she does choose to play on the tour once she graduates, it should be a bit easier on her.

louloubelle
Nov 15th, 2007, 10:53 AM
Not a bad effort from Karo over the last three tournies. 2 2nd rnds, made it through quallies twice and tho got smacked by Pavlovic, she had a tough match prior.
Probably showing the effects of a lack of match play as earlier in the year she was able to take Dellacqua to three close sets and now seems a bit further away from the top 200-300.

Deserving of a AO quallie w/c by form and ability by thats not guaranteed at all. She'll need a decent run at the playoff Id think.

TS
Nov 15th, 2007, 11:56 AM
Well if she's going to college, then TA may not think it's a wise choice to hand a WC to someone that won't be sticking around...

I hope she still gets a shot though.

louloubelle
Nov 17th, 2007, 09:50 PM
Depending on the draw and if the likes of Mon and Sophie are required to play - Karo would be one of the next favorites with Jess Moore as well. Might be her only way to play the AO either maindraw or quallies.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:14 AM
Congrats to Karo for winning her first WTA tour match - albiet a quallie one against an Aussie w/c. Though very impressive 6-3 6-0. Expected a bit more from Brittany Sheed tho.
Plays the Russian Sheveda (or something like that) who apparently is a bit psycho (Like Karo) - may have a bit of fireworks this one.
Karo will need to qualify Id think that get a quallie AO w/c. Tho a win here may help her cause.

ozfan44
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:18 AM
Shvedova can turn into quite the syko sometimes...i saw her go off when breadmore nearly beat her at ao qualies last year!!

Hope Karo can get under her skin by giving her moonballs and mixing her game up!!

Sammy 4 eva!!!
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:45 AM
If she wins she will play Dokic!

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:45 AM
Karo 3-3
Going well against Shvedova

ozfan44
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:46 AM
Yep....Needs to win the first set though!!

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:50 AM
Bah 3-4 after having 2 break points.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:56 AM
On serve 4-5. Shvedova held easily.

OZTENNIS
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:58 AM
trouble now...0-30

OZTENNIS
Jan 5th, 2008, 03:59 AM
back to 30-30 very important game...

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:00 AM
She's hanging in there, isn't she.
Doing much better than I expected.
Hope she hangs tough in the likely tb

SeanyQ
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:00 AM
5-5!!
Pretty much guaranteeing an AO Q/wc now....

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:01 AM
5-5 all!!!!!!!!!!!!

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:03 AM
5-5!!
Pretty much guaranteeing an AO Q/wc now....
They may not bother if she's playing college tennis in 2008.
She'd have to win this match I'd say to have a chance.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:05 AM
Break point!

OZTENNIS
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:05 AM
Breaks to lead 6-5 :eek:

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:06 AM
well done Karolina. serve it out

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:07 AM
:bounce:
Lets see how she copes with serving for the set! :confused:

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:08 AM
Oooh nice going Karo :D

I knew she'd give Shvedova fits today.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:12 AM
F*ck! Set point lost!

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:13 AM
damn - fight Kaz

I reckon she's got the AO Q WC, but a win here would stop arguments.

PS - forget I ever said Dani Dominikovic should get one....

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:15 AM
Hopefully!
She should do OK in the TB - certainly has taken many pts off Shvedova's serve.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:16 AM
4-2 up, one serve to come

SeanyQ
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:16 AM
Well of the 3 t/b's she played last year, she won tb's against Dellacqua & Courtney Nagle....lost to Shannon Golds.
If she can win a t/b off Casey, she can do it here!!

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:18 AM
5-3

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:19 AM
Cmon....

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:19 AM
Karolina is the only non junior, IMO, who is still in the running to get an AO quali WC. Hewson, Dominikovic, and Musgrave have no chance. Last year Breadmore and Musgrave were the only non juniors to get a shot at qualies, but this year there seem to be a lot more junior players who have gained some momentum in the last year. It's all a bit crowded!

Two set points :D

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:20 AM
:woohoo:

*wipes sweat off brow*

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:20 AM
Woohoo! There's the set :)

I'd love to be watching this match. No doubt there'd be lots of drama.

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:23 AM
at least she's going better than Wheelz and Groth atm.... :(

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:26 AM
Yes!!!!!!!! Now it gets nerve racking - she can win this.
TS - Breadmore and Musgrave got in on rankings when they were sitting 300 thereabouts - with Karo sitting in the 500's Im not convinced she'll get in unless she wins (or goes very close) in this match.
Not being a TA junior and committing to the tour in 2008 will count against her.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:28 AM
Have to log off now. Appreciate if someone can keep the score posting so I can see how the match pans out. Go Karo go!
Cheers guys!

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:33 AM
:(

Guess who's gone off the boil???

0-3...

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:37 AM
0-4...

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:44 AM
We're gonna go to a 3rd here...

Yari up 5-1*

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:47 AM
only needs first of two break points to take set from Kaz 6-1 :(

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:50 AM
If the stats are right (the score tells the tale anyway) her serving really went off in that set

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:50 AM
Karo gets broken quickly and loses the set 1-6.

Hope she was just trying to conserve energy for this 3rd set! Hopefully she can put up a fight here.

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:53 AM
Somebody must be taking a bathroom break or calling for the trainer...

This set is taking a while to start..

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 04:58 AM
hopefully it's not serious..

...for Kaz..

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 05:03 AM
finally...

but down 0/1..

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 05:09 AM
0-3.... :(

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 05:13 AM
Karolina retired :rolleyes:

SeanyQ
Jan 5th, 2008, 05:17 AM
What a pathetic troll!
How funny, I'd jut been smsíng Ozfan the scores & he said "bet Karo retires within the next couple of games"...sure enough!
Get some guts about u already girl!
She shouldn't be allowed near any AO wc of any sort, ever!

broncosven
Jan 5th, 2008, 06:55 AM
Shame

congrats on winning the third set . . . but i hope u r really injured . . i hate players that retire who are going to lose ( i mean if you are down 2-6 1-5 what is the point of retiring !!! )

Dani12
Jan 5th, 2008, 07:01 AM
Well this is a shame, because I really like Karolina. She showed what she can do against Sheed, but she really needs to work a lot harder. If her mentality is automatically going to be i'm down so i'm out, then thats sad.

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 08:16 AM
Yeah I really like her too, but sometimes it's hard because she keeps doing this. She's a very fit girl so I'm perplexed as to how her body could keep breaking down - obviously it's all mental!!!

Ben.
Jan 5th, 2008, 08:25 AM
bad luck karolina, would of been kool if she played jelena :D

Keadz
Jan 5th, 2008, 08:48 AM
Does she usually retire from matches when she is down?

Ohwell still a good effort.

louloubelle
Jan 5th, 2008, 10:21 AM
We weren't there so it could be legitimate... but she has a history of it. Where there's smoke there's fire I suppose.
Pity because if she committed herself fulltime (both tournament wise and mentally) she could be ranked within the top 200.

GeeTee
Jan 5th, 2008, 08:46 PM
I see the reason she pulled the plug yesterday was "heat illness"

Mr_Molik
Jan 5th, 2008, 09:30 PM
it was bloody hot here yesterday (38 degrees at one point). that said, i doubt she would have pulled out had she been leading 3-0 in the third set.

SeanyQ
Jan 5th, 2008, 11:57 PM
I see the reason she pulled the plug yesterday was "heat illness"

More like "heart illness!".....

TS
Jan 5th, 2008, 11:58 PM
Ouch, it's kind of embarrassing when an Aussie retires with heat illness against a European on Aussie soil :o

GeeTee
Jan 6th, 2008, 12:08 AM
More like "heart illness!".....

:lol:

ozfan44
Jan 6th, 2008, 07:56 AM
Ouch, it's kind of embarrassing when an Aussie retires with heat illness against a European on Aussie soil :o

I was thinking the same thing Terry. :tape:

Don't make em like they use too!!

OZTENNIS
Sep 9th, 2008, 01:51 AM
$US25 000 Rockhampton ITF Women's Circuit Event - Rockhampton, Australia
Women's Singles, Main Draw of 32
Representing Australia, Karolina Wlodarczak, unseeded

R1: versus Keren SHLOMO (ISR) (#601)

Decent draw. Depending on her form has a decent shot at the quarters too.
Good luck :)

***EDIT***
R1: Wlodarczak (AUS) defeated Shlomo (ISR) 6-1 6-2
R2: Peers (AUS) (Q) (#692) defeated Wlodarczak (AUS) 6-0 2-1 ret inj

OZTENNIS
Sep 13th, 2008, 12:30 AM
Karolina has been awarded a wildcard into the main draw of the 25k in Kawana this coming week.

Let's hope she puts it to good use...

SeanyQ
Sep 13th, 2008, 05:48 AM
WTF?! Why'd she get a wc when she withdrew from this event a couple of days ago?? She would've been main draw anyway.
What a complete waste of a wc! Why does TA support this kind of behaviour? As if she's not just going to retire at Kawana when she's losing. This bitch is a fucking disgrace, I wish she'd give up already!!

Dani12
Sep 13th, 2008, 08:36 AM
Maybe her "injury" wasn't as bad as she first thought :lol:

Vicky88
Sep 13th, 2008, 04:02 PM
What I don't understand is why TA seems to give her such an outrageous amount of WC. I am not understanding why someone like Peers didn't score the WC given her results last week. All Karo did was win 1 round and then retd, I just can't see what justified a WC selection.

OZTENNIS
Sep 13th, 2008, 10:56 PM
^^^^^
Sally didn't get a wildcard because (I suspect) she has snuck into the main draw. Well, she isn't in the qualifying draw so one must think she got directly into the main draw.

But I agree with you, what's the point in giving Karo another handout for her to retire AGAIN? I mean, she obviously has talent and the potential to go far, but has developed quite an unenviable reputation on the board.

There are other players in qualifying, such as Wejnert, who could put this wildcard to better use.

Daniel K
Sep 14th, 2008, 01:03 AM
I really can't stand her. Sure she's somewhat talented, but her antics on and off the court are ridiculous. Agree with you Oztennis; Wejnert should've got this wildcard

louloubelle
Sep 14th, 2008, 10:45 AM
She's a drama queen - but I find these regular retirements quite amusing - particularly for someone ranked 600. No harm losing once in a while girl ;-)

SeanyQ
Sep 14th, 2008, 11:14 AM
I too was quite vocal here. However, I can say with 100% certainty that she has a fucked ankle. Her wc has actually been given to Renee Binnie....;)

OZTENNIS
Sep 14th, 2008, 11:23 AM
^^^^
Renee Binnie :eek:
Too bad Monika didn't get it :o
Thanks for the update, and at least she has actually got an injury...

That sounded wrong, but you know what I mean :lol:

TS
Sep 14th, 2008, 12:33 PM
She cops so much flak here, but I'll continue to support her :angel:

Hope she recovers well soon.

Dani12
Sep 14th, 2008, 10:08 PM
Bah! Hope she gets well soon and can play one of the latter ITF's.

louloubelle
Sep 15th, 2008, 10:04 AM
I enjoy someone with a bit of a personality even tho she a bit all over the place with her emotions.
Having said that I'm not sure her pain threshold is that high judging by the many withdrawals.

louloubelle
Dec 26th, 2008, 06:18 AM
Time to bump this. Its a bit quiet with no Karo about!
She's not inline for a w/c at the AO, but maybe a quallie w/c at Sydney or Hobart (always a couple of random ones there). Wonder if she's playing a full season next year?

Daniel.
May 12th, 2009, 01:39 AM
$10,000 Michalovce 2009

R1: Karolina Wlodarczak AUS vs. Klara Ellingerova CZE [Q]
Klara is 17 and never had a ranking.
If Karolina wins she could play Alenka Hubacek next round.

R1: Wlodarczak / Hubacek vs. Krtickova / Marackova

Great to see her in Europe playing tennis. Good luck.

Dani12
May 12th, 2009, 06:49 AM
Karolina :D So good to see her playing again. Hasn't played for a while, so not expecting much, should get through this match at least.

TS
May 12th, 2009, 06:56 AM
Good to see Karo back :D

Odd that she didn't play on clay down here then??

TS
May 12th, 2009, 06:58 AM
Also, is this the first time she's gone to Europe to play ITFs?

Dani12
May 12th, 2009, 08:13 AM
Yeah probably, she usually just plays in Australia. I remember she tried her hand in America once and retired in the first round. :lol:

Hopefully she is trying to get back to full health and get back to around top 400, and possibly higher.

louloubelle
May 12th, 2009, 11:37 AM
Surprised - but so happy she's back on the tour :bounce:

ozfan44
May 13th, 2009, 09:11 AM
Good to see her back playing again...first up win in the doubles hopefully will have given her a good feel of the courts etc ahead of singles tonight!!

TS
May 13th, 2009, 02:09 PM
Funny to see her team up with Lenks. I remember these two almost had an all out scrag fight during their match at the WC playoffs in 07 :lol:

Daniel.
May 14th, 2009, 12:11 AM
Wlodarczak won 6/1 6/2. Plays Hubacek

OZTENNIS
May 14th, 2009, 02:31 AM
Nice way to kick off her return to ITF competition :)
Interesting to see how she goes against Alenka in R2...

Funny that these two are both from Melbourne and travel to Europe, play the same ITF and end up facing off against one another :lol:
I'm hoping Alenka wins because she will be on the verge of the top 500 then. But who knows with Karo, anything can happen :lol:

TS
May 14th, 2009, 03:28 AM
The last time they played it was a pretty fierce match and very competitive. Lenks came out with the win then (Dec 07, see above lol) and I think she might win again here. They're both two of my favourite Aussie girls so I'm happy whoever wins.

Dani12
May 14th, 2009, 07:44 AM
Well done Karo ;) Surprised she lost to Alenka last time as she smashed her both times before that.

louloubelle
May 14th, 2009, 10:51 AM
The last time they played it was a pretty fierce match and very competitive. Lenks came out with the win then (Dec 07, see above lol) and I think she might win again here. They're both two of my favourite Aussie girls so I'm happy whoever wins.
Yes! Lenks pumping herself up after every winner, Karo glaring at her.
Karo for the win :)

OZTENNIS
May 14th, 2009, 11:18 PM
Karolina WLODARCZAK (AUS) defeated Alenka HUBACEK (AUS) (5) 3/6 7/6(3) 6/2

:lol: can imagine a few fireworks and temper tantrums during this one.

Daniel.
May 15th, 2009, 12:33 AM
Well they can't have hated each other too much afterwards because they won their doubles match 6/2 6/2 over the number 2 seeds who were playing at home.

Dani12
May 15th, 2009, 11:16 PM
Karolina WLODARCZAK (AUS) defeated Martina BORECKA (CZE) 7-6(8) 4-6 7-6(7)

Karo showing some fight in her :yeah: Plays no.1 seed in semis.

Dani12
May 16th, 2009, 01:24 PM
Michaela POCHABOVA (SVK) (1) defeated Karolina WLODARCZAK (AUS) 6-3 6-1

Not surprising after her epic match yesterday. Good first week back for Karo :)

OZTENNIS
May 16th, 2009, 01:51 PM
Bad luck Karo, nice to see you back though :)

Привет
May 17th, 2009, 03:03 AM
I don't think I've ever seen a picture of Karolina. :confused: Does she have dark hair?

Dani12
May 17th, 2009, 03:29 AM
Yeah she has dark hair, just look up her name in google images and you'll find some of her.

Ben.
May 17th, 2009, 10:48 AM
Good week from her :yeah:

ozfan44
May 17th, 2009, 11:19 AM
Lets hope she can keep reproducing this form over the next few weeks and get a decent ranking back!!

Daniel.
May 18th, 2009, 06:18 AM
Karolina was on the entry list for the $10k in Spain this week, but has withdrawn and is not in anything else. Something could be wrong...

OZTENNIS
May 18th, 2009, 01:34 PM
I knew she would withdraw somewhere :p

Come back soon Karo...

Daniel.
May 26th, 2009, 08:54 AM
$10,000 Olecko 2009

Singles
R1: Karolina Wlodarczak AUS vs. Gabriela Horackova CZE(Q)

Doubles
R1: Bye
QF: Wlodarczak / Domagala POL vs. Two Polish Chicks

ozfan44
May 26th, 2009, 08:57 AM
haha vs two polish chicks lmao

Hopefully Karo can string a few more wins in a row here!!

TS
May 28th, 2009, 09:56 AM
Karo won her first round 6-3 6-1

An extra ranking point for her :)

OZTENNIS
May 28th, 2009, 11:43 AM
Good start to the tournament...
Would be good if she could go deep here again this week.

OZTENNIS
May 28th, 2009, 11:09 PM
***UPDATE***

R2: Karolina WLODARCZAK (AUS) defeated Veronika DOMAGALA (POL) 6-1 3-6 6-2

Into another QF :D

QF: vs. Veronika CHVOJKOVA (CZE) (1)

Congratulations and good luck :)

ozfan44
May 29th, 2009, 07:15 AM
Keep Going Karo!!

OZTENNIS
May 30th, 2009, 01:53 AM
***UPDATE***

QF: Karolina WLODARCZAK (AUS) defeated Veronika CHVOJKOVA (CZE) (1) 0-6 6-3 6-4

:eek: :yeah: :woohoo:
Best win of her comeback to date :cool:

SF: vs Hanne Skak JENSEN (DEN) (4)

CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK :D

TS
May 30th, 2009, 02:23 AM
:eek:

Two semifinals in the space of a few weeks :yeah:

Dani12
May 30th, 2009, 05:15 AM
Well done Karo :) Skak Jensen is beatable but tough, good luck!

Keadz
May 30th, 2009, 11:51 AM
Good results from Karo recently. :)

Impressive.

Dani12
May 30th, 2009, 02:28 PM
SMI - Karolina Wlodarczak AUS def. (4)Hanne Skak Jensen DEN 6-2 3-6 6-3

:yeah: Final v. Klaudia Gawlik

broncosven
May 30th, 2009, 09:25 PM
wow !!

TS
May 31st, 2009, 03:44 PM
Karo lost the final to Gawlik of Poland 6-2 3-0 ret.

At least she's consistent :lol: Ah Karo...I imagine she'll vanish for a couple months again and then pop up in some random place :)

p.s - She and her partner lost the doubles final in a 3rd set super TB 11-9. Ouch!

louloubelle
Jun 28th, 2009, 09:04 AM
Well she's back with a QF last week in Switzerland. Now instead of playing the next Swiss 10K, she's off to Serbia.... lol.
Wel she's always had some strange scheduling. No joke - I think she's probably having a backpackers holiday and just going from country to country playing a tournie here and there. Why not!

louloubelle
Jul 2nd, 2009, 02:45 AM
Serbia 10K
1R - Karolina Wlodarczak AUS d. (WC)Doroteja Eric SRB 61 62 :bounce:

Dani12
Jul 2nd, 2009, 05:42 AM
:) Karo has been solid.

Daniel.
Jul 2nd, 2009, 08:57 PM
R2: Karolina Wlodarczak d. Milana Spremo SRB [Q] 6/3 6/2

Now plays Aleksandra Filipovski HUN [4]

louloubelle
Jul 3rd, 2009, 11:07 PM
(4)Aleksandra Filipovski (HUN) d. Karolina Wlodarczak (AUS) 61 63
Oh well, she's playng thats the main thing. Have no idea if this is a good/bad loss - good on her slogging it out on the clay. Hope she plays some 25K eventually.

Dani12
Jul 25th, 2009, 07:36 AM
(4)Aleksandra Filipovski (HUN) d. Karolina Wlodarczak (AUS) 61 63
Oh well, she's playng thats the main thing. Have no idea if this is a good/bad loss - good on her slogging it out on the clay. Hope she plays some 25K eventually.

Or a WTA Qualifying event :lol:

TS
Jul 25th, 2009, 07:39 AM
lol yes very random to see her in Istanbul qualies, but it's a very winnable first round against Anderson from South Africa.

Ben.
Jul 25th, 2009, 09:10 AM
Karolina lost to Anderson 1-6 6-2 6-3 in Istanbul 1r Qualies :sad: :hug: Guess it is back to the challengers now after a recent short stint of WTA play.

Territory
Jul 10th, 2010, 03:44 PM
Karolina just lost a close match against Catalina Castano in the qualies of the WTA tournament in Prague (funny how she goes for WTA tournaments with so few results behind her). She managed to bagel Catalina in the 2nd set and was 2 points away from winning at 5-4 30-30 (Castano serving) in the 3rd. Castano ended up winning 6-3 0-6 7-5, taking it on her 4th match point. Pity.

GeeTee
Jul 10th, 2010, 03:45 PM
omg - that last game

Daniel.
Jul 11th, 2010, 01:50 AM
So disappointed she couldn't take the win! Argh! But great effort, I wish she would play a full scheduale.

louloubelle
Sep 18th, 2010, 02:45 AM
Karo's continues her backpacking adventures in Asia... Im sure she's on a travelling holiday and picking up and racquet once in a while!

Played quallies in China and got smacked by Lee.

Got even a tougher 1st round quallie in Korea - Llagostera Vives. Alot of moon balls in this one.

Territory
Sep 18th, 2010, 06:25 AM
She lost 3 and 5 :sad:

TS
Sep 18th, 2010, 06:52 AM
Good experience for Karo. She doesn't strike me as the type that sits on her laurels - she is very fit and very driven, and the fact she's been playing some WTA events shows me she might be serious about her tennis for once :eek:

louloubelle
Sep 18th, 2010, 11:32 AM
^ Or playing WTA events to get free accomodation :lol:

Nah her scheduling is pretty smart and the score against L-Vives was a good one. She could be top 200 for mine, just needs to play a consistent schedule for two years.

Territory
Sep 18th, 2010, 11:53 PM
She's down to play in Port Pirie $25K in a couple of weeks time. Hopefully she'll do well!

Territory
Feb 2nd, 2011, 06:23 AM
Karo is into the QF at Burnie and will crack the top 400 for the 1st time (I think). Well done! Hopefully this will encourage her to play more this year :)

TS
Feb 2nd, 2011, 08:11 AM
Yep, top 400 debut.

She is an enigma that girl. Here today, gone tomorrow. Keep going :D

Territory
Feb 3rd, 2011, 03:24 AM
Nother good win for Karo today! Burnie QF: def. Webley-Smith 7-5 6-4. The only other girls left in the draw are junior qualifiers. C'mon Karo! :)

ozfan44
Feb 3rd, 2011, 03:55 AM
Karo has the game to piss all three of those girls left in the draw....i saw all of them at AO Juniors and i can imagine on a cool day with heavy conditions Karo moonballing them and a few little teen tantrums taking place tomorrow!!

Good Luck Karo!!

petey_pan
Feb 3rd, 2011, 04:40 AM
Karo has the game to piss all three of those girls left in the draw....i saw all of them at AO Juniors and i can imagine on a cool day with heavy conditions Karo moonballing them and a few little teen tantrums taking place tomorrow!!

Good Luck Karo!!

Haha yep hope you're right! Using the projected rankings she should go up to about 380 now

scottsue
Feb 5th, 2011, 01:16 AM
and she retired yet again down 2-0 in the third set.........what a shame

ozfan44
Feb 6th, 2011, 03:20 AM
Suprised she went that long in between retirements...

Vaxey
Mar 19th, 2011, 01:24 PM
Karolina's parents have a car accident few days ago :eek:

sutho12
Mar 19th, 2011, 09:21 PM
Oh thats horrible:(, they ok?

Vaxey
Mar 19th, 2011, 10:33 PM
Probably yes, Karolina said that wasn't too dangerous and they will healthy soon :)
Karo will play in main draw 25k$ Ipswich (2nd week of Miami) and qualies in Bundaberg (04th April). She hasn't place to live and practise in Europe now, because her club in Bundesliga is cancelled. She's searching other place, maybe she'll live in Poland or search other club in Bundesliga. She want to play USO qualies, if she will be healthy. She has a lot of injuries, in February she had another one. Hopefully she'll play in USO qualies :hug: She needs about 160-180 points.
I will meet Karolina in 50k$ in Toruń (2nd week of Wimbly) :)

Daniel.
Mar 19th, 2011, 11:48 PM
Thanks you for all the information mate. Very interesting.
Wish her parents a speedy recovery.