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rucolo
May 19th, 2011, 09:09 PM
Q2: Katya def. Georgatou 6-3 6-2 :angel:

Pretty easy match. 5 Aces, 1 DF

Q3 vs Dentoni. Qualify, Katya! ;)

Foot's Fingers
May 20th, 2011, 09:19 AM
Katya :eek:

She NEVER EVER before had won even one single match at RG (as in MD, when had direct entrance as in QD) and she had 0-6 records in singes

and now 2 in a row wins!!! amaaazing!

Tennis Fool
Jul 28th, 2011, 01:25 AM
Katya gets an Hon. Men. on the RW for reaching the semis of the 25K Zwevegem :)

Mana
Jul 28th, 2011, 02:48 AM
Katya into QF of 100k Astana.

Maybe she is turning things around?

Mana
Jul 28th, 2011, 11:14 PM
QF: Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) d. Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) 67(4) 63 63

Still a good week. Keep building, Katya.

Mana
Aug 3rd, 2011, 10:38 PM
Vita won the title last week, so Katya seems to be in good form.

Defending her 25k Moscow title this week and into the QF's. I can't see anyone in this draw beating her.

Mana
Aug 24th, 2011, 06:35 PM
Katya d. Yari 76 76 in US Open qualies.

Good win :yeah:

Starting to turn things around.

rucolo
Aug 24th, 2011, 07:08 PM
wow really great win over Shvedova, Katya! :eek::worship:

Now good luck in Q2! Would be nice to see her qualify for the US Open! ;)

Bероника
Aug 24th, 2011, 07:23 PM
Well done :D

goldenlox
Aug 26th, 2011, 02:46 PM
One more for the main draw! :bounce::D

Mana
Aug 26th, 2011, 08:10 PM
Yep - R2: d. Luzhanska 63 64.

Solid so far.

One court now, serving for the match.

Mana
Aug 26th, 2011, 09:16 PM
Q3: Katya d. Minella 75 67(5) 63 :woohoo:

Into the MD of a slam for the first time in what feels liks for ever. Awesome work Katya, things are very much on the rise. Her results since Wimbledon have been excellent.

And this is double sweet considering the disaster here last year.

Bероника
Aug 26th, 2011, 09:22 PM
:bounce:

Mana
Aug 27th, 2011, 03:09 AM
Katya drew Petkovic.

Tough draw, but Katya should be on some sort of a show court so a stream is likely.

Katya hits the ball harder than Petkovic and has a good serve. If she is playing well, she may be able to trouble her.

Bring back the 2005 US Open form I say!

rucolo
Aug 28th, 2011, 04:05 PM
So happy Katya qualified for US Open MD! :D:yeah:

Very good win over Minella. Pretty sure R1 vs #10 seed Petkovic will be on a TV court :hearts:

Bероника
Aug 28th, 2011, 04:10 PM
Good luck against Andrea! :)

I hope Mana is right ;)

Tennis Fool
Sep 29th, 2011, 01:43 AM
Katya makes Hon. Men. on the RW for reaching the semis of Shrewsbury :)

Mana
Sep 29th, 2011, 10:42 PM
Katya is on her way back, big time.

Katya's last few results:

25k SF
100k QF
25k SF
Qualified for US Open
SF 75k

Back upto #175 now.

Top 100 is calling once again.

Mana
Oct 27th, 2011, 05:52 PM
Katya back again this week @ 75k Barnstaple

R1: Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (Q)Marta Sirotkina (RUS) 63 62
R2: Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (wc)Naomi Broady (GBR) 63 67(4) 64
QF: Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. Laura Robson (GBR) 64 64

:cheer:

Semi Vs. Domachowska. C'mon Katya, don't fuck this up.

nevetssllim
Oct 27th, 2011, 10:14 PM
Good luck Katya! I'm going tomorrow and I really hope she makes the final. :D

Mana
Oct 29th, 2011, 06:33 AM
She fucked it up in three sets unfortunately.

But she is so back. Top 150 is so close again.

nevetssllim
Oct 29th, 2011, 09:09 PM
Katya in Barnstaple
http://tinyurl.com/6anb625

http://tinyurl.com/67ohbge

Losing Streak
Oct 29th, 2011, 11:11 PM
Thanks! That's great to see her back on a good swing. :yeah:

Tennis Fool
Nov 3rd, 2011, 01:55 AM
Katya gets an Hon. Men. on the RW for reaching the semis of Barnstaple :)

Mana
Nov 3rd, 2011, 02:26 AM
Katya with a great second half of the season, she should be able to get back to the top 100 next year :yeah:

Tennis Fool
Mar 20th, 2012, 05:21 PM
Katya's had a so-so start to the year. Best result was the 25K Moscow indoor, where she got to the semis, before being upset by Kirsten Flipkens.

Now playing another 25K Moscow indoor, and again is the #2 seed. First round opponent is WC Julia Valetova.

Tennis Fool
Mar 21st, 2012, 03:05 PM
Katya won in two tight sets, 75 76(2). Now faces qualifier Sabina Kurbanova.

Losing Streak
Mar 21st, 2012, 03:26 PM
Davay! :cheer:

Tennis Fool
Mar 22nd, 2012, 01:59 PM
Katya had an easier match against Sabina, winning 62 64. Next up, #6 seed Kateryna Kozlova.

Tennis Fool
Mar 23rd, 2012, 07:57 PM
Katya won 64 64 :) Now meets 17-year-old upstart Margarita Gasparyan, who she defeated at the 25K last month.

Tennis Fool
Mar 24th, 2012, 09:44 PM
Katya lost 36 46 :facepalm:

Yuri_Bot
Mar 26th, 2012, 10:54 PM
Ekaterina plans to play four tournaments in the U.S.: Premier in Charleston, 25-k in Pelham, a 50-k in Dothan, and perhaps 50-k in Charlotesville

Tennis Fool
Mar 30th, 2012, 11:27 PM
Katya in Charleston qualies. Drew 17th seed Kris Pliskova. Intriguing match.

Mana
Apr 1st, 2012, 08:53 PM
Katya lost 67 46.

She needs to find a coach who is able to build a winning mentality with her. She has the game to be in the top 50, but just can't seem to put it together.

Tennis Fool
Apr 10th, 2012, 09:20 PM
Katya is the #7 seed at the 25K Pelham. Drew Florencia Molinero first round.

Mana
Apr 11th, 2012, 06:45 AM
Not the easiest first round match up. But Katya should be able to get through in three sets.

Tennis Fool
Apr 11th, 2012, 05:31 PM
Katya lost in three, 61 16 36.

I should start a Slumping Russians Watch, as there are more than 10 of them :rolleyes:

Losing Streak
Apr 11th, 2012, 06:02 PM
I should start a Slumping Russians Watch, as there are more than 10 of them :rolleyes:

:lol:

Her tweet after her loss :rolls:

http://i.imgur.com/xSZIZ.png

And today:

http://i.imgur.com/OlZPF.png
http://i.imgur.com/ywNUS.png

:rolls:

Pierre75
Apr 11th, 2012, 08:03 PM
Good luck to Ekaterina for next tournament.

Mana
Apr 11th, 2012, 09:13 PM
:lol:

Her tweet after her loss :rolls:

http://i.imgur.com/xSZIZ.png

And today:

http://i.imgur.com/OlZPF.png
http://i.imgur.com/ywNUS.png

:rolls:

:lol:

Tennis Fool
Apr 12th, 2012, 03:41 AM
Katya :help:

Losing Streak
Apr 28th, 2012, 10:36 PM
Some nice pics of Katya from last year in 100K Astana :)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8147/6966233512_1c9be44a4c_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8006/6966233170_8a02b37887_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/6966232806_5c395d2521_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7055/7112308579_017b2dce48_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7101/6966232030_e383f606ac_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7184/6966231660_19cc9b8c09_b.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5323/6966231232_b04dba3c6a_b.jpg

Pierre75
Apr 28th, 2012, 11:26 PM
Nice pics. Thanks Faithnareva.

Mana
Apr 29th, 2012, 02:40 AM
Katya looked fitter than that in 2010.

Tennis Fool
Apr 30th, 2012, 02:23 PM
Katya, the #1 seed at the 25K Moscow indoor. Her section:

(1)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) v (Q)Veronika Kudermetova (RUS)
Ekaterina Yashina (RUS) v (Q)Julia Valetova (RUS)
Polina Pekhova (BLR) v (wc)Olga Doroshina (RUS)
(7)Tadeja Majeric (SLO) v Eugeniya Pashkova (RUS)

She should have no problems for the first two matches.

Yuri_Bot
Apr 30th, 2012, 03:46 PM
Katya, the #1 seed at the 25K Moscow indoor. Her section:

(1)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) v (Q)Veronika Kudermetova (RUS)
Ekaterina Yashina (RUS) v (Q)Julia Valetova (RUS)
Polina Pekhova (BLR) v (wc)Olga Doroshina (RUS)
(7)Tadeja Majeric (SLO) v Eugeniya Pashkova (RUS)

She should have no problems for the first two matches.

Nominally.

In fact, the difficulties may be in the first match tournament , since due to problems with shoulder she only a couple of days ago has resumed training.

Pierre75
Apr 30th, 2012, 04:18 PM
Good luck to Ekaterina.

Tennis Fool
May 1st, 2012, 05:27 PM
Yuri, you're right. She retired 1-4 down.

Pierre75
May 1st, 2012, 06:55 PM
Sad news. I hope that she gets better soon.

Losing Streak
May 2nd, 2012, 11:48 AM
:hysteric:

Tennis Fool
May 23rd, 2012, 05:25 AM
French Open qualies. Wonder what the state of her game will be?

Garbine Muguruza Blanco ESP (10) v Ekaterina Bychkova RUS
Elina Svitolina UKR v Reka-Luca Jani HUN
Yuliya Beygelzimer UKR v Natalie Piquion FRA (WC)
Sarah Gronert GER v Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino ESP (21)

Pierre75
May 23rd, 2012, 09:25 AM
Good luck to Ekaterina !

Tennis Fool
May 23rd, 2012, 12:57 PM
Went down to Garbine, 2 & 2.

Tennis Fool
Jun 19th, 2012, 07:49 AM
Katya in Wimby qualies. Here's her section:

(7)Paula Ormaechea (ARG) v Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS)
Olga Savchuk (UKR) v Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS)
Chanel Simmonds (RSA) v Margalita Chakhnashvili (GEO)
Jana Cepelova (SVK) v (18)Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS

Mana
Jun 19th, 2012, 09:32 AM
Average draw again..
Come on Katya, you have too much game to keep this up.

Tennis Fool
Jun 19th, 2012, 01:21 PM
Defeated Paula, 2 & 4. :)

Pierre75
Jun 19th, 2012, 06:31 PM
Congrats to Ekaterina. Great win because Paula is a very promising young player.

Tennis Fool
Jun 20th, 2012, 11:46 AM
Defeated Olga, 64 75. :)

Mana
Jun 20th, 2012, 11:51 AM
Wow. Finally. Keep building on this Katya, your hard hitting, flat game is so suited to grass. Some serious damage to be done in the main draw, if she can make it.

Pierre75
Jun 20th, 2012, 07:22 PM
Congrats to Ekaterina ! Good luck to her for next round.

Tennis Fool
Jul 17th, 2012, 09:46 PM
Career low. #2 at the 25K Astana, and fell to 642-ranked qualifier Vlada Ekshibarova, 57 57.

Pierre75
Jul 17th, 2012, 10:38 PM
So now good luck to Ekaterina for the doubles.

Tennis Fool
Aug 21st, 2012, 01:28 AM
Back at the USOQ after a month off:

(15)Dinah Pfizenmaier (GER) v Heidi El Tabakh (CAN)
Chi Chi Scholl (USA) v Sandra Zaniewska (POL)
Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) v Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (THA)
Petra Rampre (SLO) v (27)Stefanie Voegele (SUI)

Pierre75
Aug 21st, 2012, 09:59 AM
Good luck to Ekaterina !

Tennis Fool
Aug 21st, 2012, 05:45 PM
Defeated Noppawan, 2 & 4. :) Stefanie up next.

Tennis Fool
Aug 24th, 2012, 04:34 AM
Fell to Stefanie, 57 36 :(

Pierre75
Aug 24th, 2012, 09:17 AM
Sad news. Good luck to Ekaterina for next event.

Tennis Fool
Sep 7th, 2012, 04:02 PM
Her section in Tashkent qualies:

(1)Olga Puchkova (RUS) v Daria Gavrilova (RUS)
Polina Pekhova (BLR) v Valeria Solovieva (RUS)
(wc)Mayya Katsitadze (RUS) v Ekaterina Yashina (RUS)
Paula Kania (POL) v (8)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS)

Pierre75
Sep 7th, 2012, 04:30 PM
Good luck to Ekaterina !

Tennis Fool
Sep 8th, 2012, 09:10 AM
Katya got revenge on Paula who beat her earlier this year, defeating Paula 57 76(4) 62! Faces Mayya next.

Pierre75
Sep 8th, 2012, 04:57 PM
Congrats to Katya and good luck to her for next match.

Tennis Fool
Sep 9th, 2012, 07:15 AM
Katya survived Mayya, 75 75, despite 7 double faults. She looks to have played the big points better, saving 11/14 break points, and breaking Mayya all 5 times.

Now faces either Olga or Polina for a spot in the main draw.

Pierre75
Sep 9th, 2012, 03:43 PM
Congrats to Katya one more time. Let's hope that she can access the main draw.

Tennis Fool
Sep 10th, 2012, 07:25 AM
Katya survived Polina (who double-faulted 28 times and still beat Olga), winning 64 36 62, to make the main draw!

Tennis Fool
Sep 11th, 2012, 09:59 AM
Katya lost to #5 Alexandra Cadantu in the first round, 63 46 57. Now 0-2 h2h.

Pierre75
Sep 11th, 2012, 06:11 PM
Sad news. Good luck to her for next tournament.

Mana
Sep 11th, 2012, 08:27 PM
I thought she had that too at 63 44 :(

It seems like for ever ago that Katya was top seed in the MD here and cruised through to the semis :sad:

Tennis Fool
Sep 21st, 2012, 02:33 AM
75K Shrewbury.
Katya fell 57 60 57 to Julie Coin in the quarters. Now 0-5 against her :o

Pierre75
Sep 21st, 2012, 03:31 PM
But it was quite a good week for Katya. Good luck to her for next event.

Tennis Fool
Oct 12th, 2012, 10:13 PM
Kremlin Cup qualies:

(2)Olga Puchkova (RUS) v (wc)Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
Daria Gavrilova (RUS) v Kateryna Kozlova (UKR)
Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) v Ksenia Palkina (KGZ)
Sofia Shapatava (GEO) v (8)Anastasia Rodionova (AUS)

Pierre75
Oct 12th, 2012, 10:43 PM
Good luck to Ekaterina !

Tennis Fool
Oct 13th, 2012, 09:32 AM
Katya defeated Ksenia, 2 & 3. Nastya Rodionova next.

Tennis Fool
Oct 14th, 2012, 11:18 AM
In a match that went over three hours, Katya lost to Nastya 46 76(5) 46! Nastya has evened the h2h to 2-all.

Pierre75
Oct 14th, 2012, 02:06 PM
That was close. Tough loss for Katya ! Better luck next time for her ! And congrats and good luck to Nastya.

Losing Streak
Nov 12th, 2012, 09:03 AM
One pic from 25K Minsk last week:

http://www.itftennis.com/media/133743/133743.jpg

And she's now playing a 25K in Helsinki this week. :)

Pierre75
Nov 12th, 2012, 02:25 PM
Nice pic. Thanks Faithnareva. Good luck to Ekaterina in Helsinki.

Losing Streak
Nov 12th, 2012, 04:17 PM
She keeps being her hilarious self on Twitter btw :lol:

http://i.imgur.com/dRYhR.png

http://i.imgur.com/BlfAm.png

Too bad my Russizan is too lame, I feel like I'm missing a great deal of hilarious stuff :tears:

Losing Streak
Nov 13th, 2012, 05:43 PM
Helsinki R1 (6) E. Bychkova d. Ilona Kremen 6-4 6-1 :)

Next round against Parra-Santonja (who d. Artamonova in R1). :unsure:

Pierre75
Nov 13th, 2012, 05:56 PM
Congrats to Ekaterina and good luck to her for next round.

Losing Streak
Nov 15th, 2012, 03:12 PM
Parra Santonja d. (6)Bychkova 1-6 6-4 6-4 :sobbing: :help:

Elisse
Nov 15th, 2012, 09:53 PM
Hi!! :D Got some pics for you all of Katya taken in Barnstaple...

http://img542.imageshack.us/img542/6961/003whb.jpg

http://img805.imageshack.us/img805/5366/img2136d.jpg

http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/4756/img2177x.jpg

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/8766/img2189c.jpg

Elisse
Nov 15th, 2012, 09:54 PM
http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/8862/img2337ka.jpg

http://img571.imageshack.us/img571/7337/img2361g.jpg

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/6403/img2368lk.jpg



Hope you like them!!! :wavey:

Tennis Fool
Jan 9th, 2013, 12:04 AM
Katya! Remember her? :silly:

Well, she's in Melbourne, so it looks like AO qualies is where she'll start her season. :)

Pierre75
Jan 9th, 2013, 12:06 AM
Good luck to Katya in Melbourne !

Losing Streak
Jan 9th, 2013, 12:06 AM
Bychok, I miss her! :awww: Best luck in AO Q. :hearts:

Losing Streak
Jan 9th, 2013, 02:21 PM
Katya's draw at AO qualies:

(6)Vesna Dolonc (SRB) v Anna Schmiedlova (SVK)
Ines Ferrer Suarez (ESP) v Erika Sema (JPN)
Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) v Mervana Jugic-Salkic (BIH)
Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) v (18)Stephanie Dubois (CAN)

Tough draw. :scared: Do your best, Katya! :cheer:

Mana
Jan 9th, 2013, 11:01 PM
Katya should have too much game for Dubois.

I hope.

Come on Katya, time to stop clowing around with ITF's and get into the top 100 where you belong. Such a waste of talent thusfar.

Losing Streak
Jan 9th, 2013, 11:09 PM
Yeah. :tears:

Losing Streak
Jan 10th, 2013, 12:25 AM
Lost 1st set 3-6.:(

Losing Streak
Jan 10th, 2013, 01:22 AM
Lost 3 & 2. :( Kinda expected tbh. Katya :hug:

Tennis Fool
Jan 10th, 2013, 01:26 AM
Really bad. Had never last a set Stephanie in two meetings. Wondering what she was thinking coming all the way to Oz without a warm-up?

Mana
Jan 10th, 2013, 09:44 AM
No words.

Pierre75
Jan 10th, 2013, 02:51 PM
That wasn't an easy draw. Good luck to Ekaterina with next event.

*O.R*
Jan 10th, 2013, 04:22 PM
Unlucky Katya...but what happened to her serve? :sobbing:

Tennis Fool
Jan 11th, 2013, 03:31 AM
Hey, someone says in the AO forum that Katya was banned from the AO at one point for illegal betting. I'd never heard of this. Anyone know if this is true?

Losing Streak
Jan 11th, 2013, 04:16 AM
:eek:

I remember that in her blog a few years ago, she was saying how she was approached by betters to fix matches and was quite shocked about it... Let's hope it's wrong, really. :sad:

Mana
Jan 11th, 2013, 11:27 AM
She was approached, but declined as far as I remember?

But the fact that she'd spoken to them warranted the ITF ban.

Mana
Jan 11th, 2013, 11:29 AM
Was it a three month ban if I remember correctly?

She was banned from all ITF events.

Losing Streak
Jan 13th, 2013, 02:26 PM
Katya is on MD EL for 25K Andrezieux-Boutheon in a week. :bounce:

Pierre75
Jan 13th, 2013, 05:25 PM
Good luck to Katya in Andrézieux-Bouthéon.

Losing Streak
Jan 21st, 2013, 07:32 AM
Andrezieux-Boutheon: R1 vs. (Q)Ons Jabeur. Tricky one. :unsure:

Davay Katya, time to get your 1st win of the year! :cheer: :bounce:

crotennis2
Jan 21st, 2013, 09:54 AM
She was approached, but declined as far as I remember?

But the fact that she'd spoken to them warranted the ITF ban.

She suffered because she reported it - doing the right thing. It was irony for one of the main sponsors of the AO was a betting company. She never has been same since.

Pierre75
Jan 21st, 2013, 03:02 PM
She suffered because she reported it - doing the right thing. It was irony for one of the main sponsors of the AO was a betting company. She never has been same since.

Sad story. Good luck to Katya in doubles and singles in Andrezieux-Boutheon.

Losing Streak
Jan 22nd, 2013, 10:34 PM
R1 d. (Q)Ons Jabeur 6-3 6-3 :woohoo: :yeah: :hearts:

R2 vs (2)Yvonne Meusburger. :scared:

Davayyy Katya! :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:

Pierre75
Jan 22nd, 2013, 11:22 PM
Congrats to Katya and good luck with next matches.

Losing Streak
Jan 23rd, 2013, 10:02 AM
She's also on MD EL for 75K Eilat next week, and for 25K Grenoble the week after. :)

Losing Streak
Jan 24th, 2013, 01:16 PM
Katya's match is about to start in a few minutes, there's a (bad) stream (http://www.livestream.com/yckinternational) for it. Davay! :cheer:

Losing Streak
Jan 24th, 2013, 02:09 PM
6-3 :D :bounce: Don't cock up now Katya :unsure:

Losing Streak
Jan 24th, 2013, 03:12 PM
3-6 :rolleyes: :smash:

Losing Streak
Jan 24th, 2013, 04:20 PM
She wins 6-4 4-6 7-5. :woohoo: :sobbing: It's nice that she managed to win a great battle, hope it gives her confidence! :hearts:

QF against Van Uytvanck. :cheer:

Pierre75
Jan 24th, 2013, 05:37 PM
Congrats to Katya and good luck to her with the QF !

Tennis Fool
Jan 24th, 2013, 10:40 PM
Outstanding upset by Katya :eek: :yeah: She now evens the h2h against Yvonne, after losing the last two meetings against her.

I wonder if she'll have anything left in the tank against Alison.

Losing Streak
Jan 25th, 2013, 01:41 PM
Katya's match has just started. :) Davay davayy :cheer: :hearts:

Losing Streak
Jan 25th, 2013, 03:26 PM
She lost 5-7 1-6 :hug:

Didn't really fight in Set 2, I guess she wanted to save energy for Eilat. :)

Let's keep playing good next week Katya! :dance: :armed:

Losing Streak
Jan 27th, 2013, 02:28 PM
75K Eilat

(7)Johanna Konta (GBR) v Julia Glushko (ISR)
Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) v Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (SVK)
Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) v Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS)
(2)Elina Svitolina (UKR) v Victoria Larriere (FRA)

Davay Katya!!! :cheer: :cheer: :cheer:

Pierre75
Jan 27th, 2013, 02:43 PM
Good luck to Katya !

Losing Streak
Jan 29th, 2013, 03:19 PM
Lost 3 & 2. :help: I know Schmiedlova is a promising young player, but Katya should really have won this match IMO. :smash:

Pierre75
Jan 29th, 2013, 04:10 PM
Sad news. Good luck to Katya with next tournament.

Losing Streak
Jan 29th, 2013, 04:35 PM
She plays 25K Grenoble. :hearts: Girl loves France! :hi5: :inlove:

Tennis Fool
Feb 9th, 2013, 01:59 AM
^ She pulled out of Grenoble to play the qualies of Doha.

Here's her draw:

13 SOLOVYEVA, Valeria RUS vs DIYAS, Zarina KAZ
14 BLACK, Cara ZIM vs BYCHKOVA, Ekaterina RUS

Cara Black! :eek:

Losing Streak
Feb 9th, 2013, 02:01 PM
She beat Cara 2 & 2 :bounce: :yeah:

Diyas in Q2 :cheer:

Pierre75
Feb 9th, 2013, 05:07 PM
Congrats and good luck to Katya !

Tennis Fool
Feb 10th, 2013, 02:55 AM
Go Katya!

Losing Streak
Feb 10th, 2013, 08:48 PM
She wins 1 & 3, and qualifies! :D :woohoo: :bounce:

Tennis Fool
Feb 11th, 2013, 12:33 AM
Unfortunately, she meets Makiri in the first round. Well, she has nothing to lose. Here's her section:


(12)Kirilenko v (Q)Bychkova
Robson v Hantuchova
(wc)El Tabakh v Babos
Bye v (6)Errani

Makiri leads the h2h, 1-0.

Losing Streak
Feb 11th, 2013, 10:41 AM
:sobbing: GL :awww:

rucolo
Feb 11th, 2013, 03:24 PM
Katya into Premier Doha main draw :speakles: Fantastic ! :hearts:

Nothing to lose in R1. Katya can learn a lot from Kiri. Good luck ;)

Losing Streak
Feb 12th, 2013, 03:34 PM
Katya's match is streamed! :woohoo: :yeah: :hearts:

Losing Streak
Feb 12th, 2013, 03:58 PM
Well, that was a short match, she won 3-0 ret. :sobbing: :oh: She's lucky, but I'm really glad for her, welcome back in Top 200 Katya! :hearts:

Pierre75
Feb 12th, 2013, 04:57 PM
Good luck to Katya with next round.

Tennis Fool
Feb 12th, 2013, 10:13 PM
Makiri has a shoulder-injury it seems, carried over from Fed Cup.

Katya is very lucky with her draw. Interesting match-up vs. Hantuchova.

Mana
Feb 13th, 2013, 05:16 AM
Important points collected so far this week.

Big hitting battle next.

rucolo
Feb 13th, 2013, 09:24 AM
Katya beat Kirilenko :eek: Lucky but great win ! :yeah:

Nice ranking points. Now good luck in R2 vs Hantuchova ;)

Tennis Fool
Feb 13th, 2013, 10:05 AM
Nice ranking points.
Yep, now fully into the Top 200.

Losing Streak
Feb 13th, 2013, 04:32 PM
She lost 3-6 6-1 3-6 :awww: :hug: I think it's great she managed to breadstick Hantuchova in a set, hope it will give her confidence and she'll keep improving! :D :yeah:

Mana
Feb 13th, 2013, 08:42 PM
She's got to take some confidence from that. She serves 10 aces too.

She has so much game, she could be a top 30 player. She needs to sort out her mentality and physicality.

Hugely under achieved in her career so far.

Maybe this week will be a turning point? She's collected 100 points, and a good amount of money.

Losing Streak
Feb 13th, 2013, 09:09 PM
Hope so :awww: :hug:

Tennis Fool
Feb 13th, 2013, 11:28 PM
This was a great tournament for her!

Losing Streak
Feb 14th, 2013, 10:48 AM
She's playing 25K Moscow next week normally. :)

Tennis Fool
Feb 16th, 2013, 12:28 AM
^ Nope, got a WC in the Dubai qualies! :D

Here's her draw:

(3)Vesnina v Mattek-Sands
(wc)Bychkova v Rodionova
Morita v Dushevina
(wc)Woerle v (7)Zheng

Has a long rivalry with Nastya Rodionova. They are currently tied 2-all, with Nastya winning the last, in Moscow last year.

Tennis Fool
Feb 16th, 2013, 10:11 AM
Katya leads Nastya, 64. :)

Tennis Fool
Feb 16th, 2013, 10:23 AM
Lost the second 46. :(

Bероника
Feb 16th, 2013, 12:22 PM
Katya wins 6-4 4-6 6-3 :D

Pierre75
Feb 16th, 2013, 05:01 PM
Congrats to Katya and good luck to her with next round.

Losing Streak
Feb 16th, 2013, 09:38 PM
Awesome for the WC and the win! :hearts: :woohoo: Keep winning Katya! :cheer::cheer::cheer:

Tennis Fool
Feb 17th, 2013, 02:24 AM
Lena up next. Much tougher opponent.

Lena leads the h2h, 2-0. This is their first WTA-level match.

Losing Streak
Feb 17th, 2013, 08:11 AM
Katya wins 1st set 7-5 :woohoo: :hearts: though choking a 4-1 lead.

Please Katya, close this match :unsure: :cheer::cheer:

Losing Streak
Feb 17th, 2013, 08:38 AM
3-1* in Set 2! :banana: Hold on, Katya! :chee::cheer:

Tennis Fool
Feb 17th, 2013, 08:41 AM
She won 75 31 RET.

Glad for Katya, but stupid Fed Cup :fiery:

Losing Streak
Feb 17th, 2013, 08:41 AM
Katya won 7-5 3-1 ret. :angel: (:woohoo: :hearts:) She's lucky these days, but she deserves it. :awww: :hug:

So happy for her! :D

Tennis Fool
Feb 17th, 2013, 08:54 AM
Now plays Jie Zheng.

Even though her last two wins by retirement, she should have confidence going into the FQR. She's 0-1 against Jie, but this is their first match on h/c.

Tennis Fool
Feb 18th, 2013, 08:32 AM
On court now. Breadsticked first set. :(

Tennis Fool
Feb 18th, 2013, 09:00 AM
Came back from 5*-2, 15*-40, to win the second 62!

Tennis Fool
Feb 18th, 2013, 09:59 AM
Fell in three, 16 62 57!

Petkorazzi
Feb 18th, 2013, 10:00 AM
Had 5-3 deuce but lost 14 points in a row to lose the match 5-7... :sad:

Foot's Fingers
Feb 18th, 2013, 10:06 AM
:bigcry:

Tennis Fool
Feb 18th, 2013, 01:03 PM
Had 5-3 deuce but lost 14 points in a row to lose the match 5-7... :sad:
Wow :o

Pierre75
Feb 18th, 2013, 05:09 PM
Tough match for Katya. But I have the feeling that she is on the right way. Good luck to her with next tournament.

Losing Streak
Feb 18th, 2013, 11:38 PM
:sad: Agree with Pierre though, she seems slowly but surely to get her shit together :yeah: :hug:

Losing Streak
Mar 27th, 2013, 01:16 AM
She lost in R1 of 50K Croissy-Beaubourg against (2)Yvonne Meusburger 6-1 6-7(10) 0-6 :hysteric: :bigcry: :smash:

Tennis Fool
Mar 27th, 2013, 03:13 AM
:hysteric:

Pierre75
Mar 27th, 2013, 10:37 AM
Better luck next time for Katya !

Losing Streak
Apr 11th, 2013, 10:11 AM
25K Edgbaston - she's Seed 3

R1 d. Lisa Whybourn 2 & 3
R2 d. Anna Remondina 2 & 3 :yeah:
QF vs. Giulia Gatto-Monticone :cheer:

Pierre75
Apr 11th, 2013, 06:06 PM
QF d. Giulia Gatto-Monticone 3-6 6-2 6-2. Congrats to Ekaterina and good luck to her with the Semi Finals.

Losing Streak
Apr 11th, 2013, 06:58 PM
:woohoo: :hearts:

Tennis Fool
Apr 12th, 2013, 01:38 AM
First SF in over a year!

Now faces #6 Tara Moore for a spot in the final.

Losing Streak
Apr 12th, 2013, 01:24 PM
She beat Tara 6-2 5-7 6-2 :woohoo: :hearts:

Final vs. (Q)Angelica Moratelli, davayy :cheer:

Pierre75
Apr 12th, 2013, 04:05 PM
Congrats to Ekaterina and good luck to her with the final.

Tennis Fool
Apr 12th, 2013, 11:20 PM
Katya's into her first final in two years :sobbing:

Has to defeat 18 y.o. upstart Moratelli to take it though. :unsure:

Go Katya!

Losing Streak
Apr 13th, 2013, 07:26 AM
Having fun in the lift :lol:

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:lol:

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With Likhovtseva :inlove:

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WC in French TGV train. Well, at list now I know what I paid 100€ for! 🇫🇷🚾👏✊😹#picstitch #франция #поезд #туалет #лук #дурки #france #train #wc #look #instamood #fun #madness :haha:

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Enjoying Saturday tennis! Feat superstar @dinarik27 ⭐😄😜 #москва #московскиехроники #теннис #друзья #moscow #tennis #fun #afternoon #friends

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Losing Streak
Apr 13th, 2013, 07:52 AM
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She got tattooed a few months ago :oh:

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Tennis Fool
Apr 13th, 2013, 09:15 PM
CONGRATS to Katya for winning the 25K Edgbaston, defeating Moratelli, 64 63!

This is Katya's first title in 3 years, and 9th career singles title!

Losing Streak
Apr 14th, 2013, 03:09 PM
:woohoo: :aparty: :inlove:

Bероника
Apr 14th, 2013, 03:18 PM
Congrats! :yeah:

Losing Streak
Apr 14th, 2013, 03:48 PM
Я немножечко хипстер, поэтому вместо фото с трофеем получайте лук. И это как раз тот случай, когда размер, не имеет значения!����⭐#instacollage #англия #бирмингем #победа #лук #трофей #удовлетворение #яещечтотомогу #gb #birmingham #winner #look #trophy #success #istillcandosomething :lol:

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rucolo
Apr 15th, 2013, 10:07 AM
Congrats for winning 25k Edgbaston title, Katya ! :yeah:


This is Katya's first title in 3 years, and 9th career singles title!

:eek: Very happy for her. Hope she keeps going in next weeks ;)

Pierre75
Apr 15th, 2013, 02:19 PM
Thanks for the great pics Mary Chain. Congrats to Katya and good luck to her with next event.

Losing Streak
Apr 15th, 2013, 04:40 PM
She's playing 25K Namangan now, she's Seed 3. She will face Nigina Abduraimova in R1. :)

Losing Streak
Apr 16th, 2013, 10:01 PM
She won 6-1 7-6(5) :)

R2 vs. (Q)Daria Mironova :bounce:

Losing Streak
Apr 18th, 2013, 09:28 AM
Katya won 6-7(5) 6-1 6-2 :D great mental strenght to overcome the frustration of losing a 1st set TB :yeah:

Interesting QF against Oksana Kalashnikova now. Katya is the clear favourite, but Oksi can be full of surprise :lol:

Losing Streak
Apr 18th, 2013, 05:09 PM
Well she lost 6-7(5) 0-2 ret. Hope nothing serious :hug: She may just be tired from her run from last week...

Pierre75
Apr 18th, 2013, 07:11 PM
Let's hope that she's ok. She deserves some rest.

Tennis Fool
Apr 18th, 2013, 11:28 PM
Maybe she saw that this match would go the distance, and she was out of steam. Last match against Oksana was 46 76(2) 26.

Losing Streak
Apr 25th, 2013, 03:49 PM
She was Seed 8 in 50K Istanbul and lost 0 & 3 to Kristina Kucova in R2 :help:

Pierre75
Apr 25th, 2013, 05:42 PM
Better luck next time for Katya !

Bероника
Apr 27th, 2013, 03:23 PM
She's in doubles final in Istanbul ;)

Bероника
Apr 27th, 2013, 03:23 PM
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Bероника
Apr 28th, 2013, 07:45 AM
Katya has won the doubles title in Istanbul

Final

(4)Bychkova/N.Kichenok (RUS/UKR) d. (3)Eraydin/Naydenova (TUR/BUL) 36 62 10-5


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Losing Streak
Apr 28th, 2013, 08:01 AM
:cheer: Congrats! :D

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"Утренние рука-лицо. || Morning facepalm. #турция #стамбул #утро #лук #ванна #turkey #istanbul #look #morning #instamood #instapic"

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Pierre75
Apr 28th, 2013, 05:14 PM
Congrats to Katya and good luck to her with next event.

Bероника
May 5th, 2013, 05:18 PM
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Pierre75
May 5th, 2013, 05:25 PM
Great pic. Thanks Bероника.

Tennis Fool
May 21st, 2013, 11:37 PM
Roland Garros qualies.

(11)Kai-Chen Chang v Julia Glushko
Carina Witthoeft v Ekaterina Bychkova
Olivia Rogowska v Valeria Solovyeva
Patricia Mayr-Achleitner v (20)Anastasia Rodionova

Katya's had a so-so clay season, but she should be able to to take out 18 y.o. Carina Witthoeft in the first round. She has no points to defend, so picking up a few here would be nice.

Pierre75
May 22nd, 2013, 12:08 AM
Good luck to Katya !

Tennis Fool
May 22nd, 2013, 11:39 PM
Upset in routine fashion, 2 & 2. :facepalm:

Tennis Fool
Jun 8th, 2013, 12:09 AM
Birmingham qualies. Her section:

(5)Kumkhum v Van Uytvanck
Elie v (12)Bychkova

Katya didn't play here last year, so she has no points to defend. She should at least win her first round.

Pierre75
Jun 8th, 2013, 03:31 PM
Katya won 64 64. Congrats to her and good luck with next match.

Tennis Fool
Jun 8th, 2013, 08:11 PM
Faces Alison. She is 0-1 against her, but this is their first meeting on clay.

crotennis2
Jun 9th, 2013, 12:38 PM
Kate is sure to do well this tourn.

Tennis Fool
Jun 9th, 2013, 10:38 PM
Kate is sure to do well this tourn.
She fell to Alison again, 16 57 :(

Pierre75
Jun 9th, 2013, 11:36 PM
Better luck next time for Katya !

Tennis Fool
Jun 14th, 2013, 11:03 PM
Eastbourne qualies. Her draw:

(1)Jamie Hampton v (wc)Amanda Carreras
Timea Babos v Lara Arruabarrena
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni v Ekaterina Bychkova
Gabriela Dabrowski v (8)Mandy Minella

Defeating Mirjana on grass will be tough! Good luck to her anyway!

Pierre75
Jun 15th, 2013, 04:53 PM
Katya lost 16 67(5°). Good luck to her with next match.

Tennis Fool
Jun 15th, 2013, 06:45 PM
Katya :hug: Great fight in the second, however!

Tennis Fool
Jun 18th, 2013, 02:05 AM
Wimbledon qualies. Her section:

(11)Mariana Duque-Marino v Aravane Rezai
Ekaterina Bychkova v Alison Van Uytvanck
Shelby Rogers v An-Sophie Mestach
(wc)Amanda Carreras v (15)Teliana Pereira

Of course, first thing she meets the player who bounced her out of Birmingham qualies :o Time for some redemption :devil: Katya has 2nd-round q-points to defend from last year.

Pierre75
Jun 18th, 2013, 08:09 AM
Good luck to Katya !

Tennis Fool
Jun 19th, 2013, 03:53 AM
Well, she got two more games against Alison this time, but still fell to her: 46 46. :hug:

Tennis Fool
Aug 20th, 2013, 03:15 AM
USO q-draw. Her section:

(7)Kurumi Nara v Maria Irigoyen
Katarzyna Piter v Ana Vrljic
Ekaterina Bychkova v Paula Kania
Yuxuan Zhang v (30)Patricia Mayr-Achleitner

She's even 1-all against Paula, but this is Katya's first tournament in three weeks, so no clue what her form is right now.

Katya also has second-round q-points to defend from last year.

Pierre75
Aug 20th, 2013, 04:59 PM
Good luck to Katya !

Phenomareva
Aug 20th, 2013, 10:54 PM
Katya lost 4-6, 6-4, 4-6 :sad:

Pierre75
Aug 20th, 2013, 11:31 PM
Sad news. Good luck to Katya with next match.

Tennis Fool
Aug 21st, 2013, 12:59 AM
Katya :( So close!

Phenomareva
Oct 11th, 2013, 02:58 PM
Kremlin Cup QD

(1)Dolonc v Honcova
Solovyeva v (wc)Rodina
Rodionova v Camerin
Bychkova v (8)Panova

Pierre75
Oct 11th, 2013, 05:31 PM
Good luck to Katya !

Phenomareva
Oct 30th, 2013, 04:29 PM
50K Taipei

Rnd 1 (7)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (Q)Aki Yamasoto (JPN) 64 64
Rnd 2 (7)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (wc)Hua-Chen Lee (TPE) 62 63

Tough QF against van Uytvanck

Pierre75
Oct 30th, 2013, 07:48 PM
Congrats and good luck to Katya !

jack daniels
Nov 5th, 2013, 06:14 AM
Kat qualified into the MD of Taipei

Pierre75
Nov 5th, 2013, 05:53 PM
Congrats and good luck to Katya !

dos Santos
Nov 6th, 2013, 07:38 PM
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Foot's Fingers
Nov 7th, 2013, 11:39 AM
QF reached ;)

Losing Streak
Jan 8th, 2014, 11:46 PM
Katya defeated Arantxa Rus in AO Q1, 3 & 4. :)

Pierre75
Jan 8th, 2014, 11:49 PM
Great win for Katya. Good luck to her with next match.

goldenlox
Jan 8th, 2014, 11:57 PM
Nice win. You never know with Rus. She has good days.

Tennis Fool
Jan 9th, 2014, 02:01 AM
This was the first win in the first match of the year for Katya, so great! She was actually 2-1 against Aranxta, having won the last two meetings, so she must have liked her chances. Also, Katya went out in Q128 last year, so she'll be gaining points!

Here's her draw:

(12)Anna Tatishvili v (wc)Aleksandra Wozniak
Arantxa Rus v Ekaterina Bychkova
Risa Ozaki v Aliaksandra Sasnovich
Viktorija Golubic v (24)An-Sophie Mestach

Tatishvili is next. GL to Katya!

rucolo
Jan 9th, 2014, 08:48 PM
Happy Katya into Q2 of Aus Open. Finally some good news ! :)

Now keep it up. Play your best tennis and qualify for main draw ;)

Tennis Fool
Jan 10th, 2014, 04:03 AM
Couldn't quite pull off the upset against Anna, losing 46 76(5) 46. :hug:

Pierre75
Jan 10th, 2014, 05:44 PM
Better luck next time for Katya !

Tennis Fool
Feb 20th, 2014, 01:13 AM
Katya's in trouble of falling out of the Top 200-- she's at #193 this week, down from #158.

Phenomareva
Feb 20th, 2014, 01:59 PM
Time to catch up then. Nottingham 25K

Rnd 1 (1)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. Lena-Marie Hofmann (GER) 62 76(3)
Rnd 2 (1)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (Q)Quirine Lemoine (NED) 62 36 64

Pierre75
Feb 20th, 2014, 03:21 PM
Congrats to Katya and good luck to her with next matches.

Phenomareva
Feb 22nd, 2014, 07:34 AM
QF (1)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (7)Diana Marcinkevica (LAT) 26 64 64

Phenomareva
Feb 23rd, 2014, 07:14 AM
SF (1)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (4)Renata Voracova (CZE) 36 63 63

Final against Parmentier, good luck!

Tennis Fool
Feb 23rd, 2014, 06:39 PM
Even though it came in a retirement at 3-0 from Pauline, CONGRATS to Katya on her first title of the year!

Pierre75
Feb 23rd, 2014, 07:11 PM
Congrats to Katya !

Phenomareva
Feb 23rd, 2014, 08:11 PM
Congrats Katya :yeah:

rucolo
Feb 24th, 2014, 08:53 PM
Congrats on winning 25k Nottingham title, Katya ! :cheer:

Now climb back up the rankings. Get back in Top 100 where you belong :)

Phenomareva
Apr 17th, 2014, 12:19 PM
25K Karshi

Rnd 1 (3)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (Q)Vlada Ekshibarova (UZB) 60 60
Rnd 2 (3)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (Q)Eva Wacanno (NED) 60 61
QF (6)Nigina Abduraimova (UZB) d. (3)Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) 64 63

Pierre75
Apr 17th, 2014, 06:33 PM
Congrats to Katya on her good week !

Phenomareva
May 2nd, 2014, 07:44 AM
Gifu 75K

Rnd 1 Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (wc)Yurika Aoki (JPN) 61 60
Rnd 2 Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (8)Erika Sema (JPN) 67(3) 63 62
QF Ekaterina Bychkova (RUS) d. (LL)Tammi Patterson (AUS) 75 63

SF against Gajdosova, good luck, Katya :yeah:

Pierre75
May 2nd, 2014, 02:13 PM
Congrats and good luck to Katya !