Mariona Gallifa / Marta Mir Esp/Esp def
Ana Nogueira / Llana Balaci Rom w.o. (Nogueira injured)
Adriana Gonzalez / Gabriela Velasco Esp/Esp def
Mariona Gallifa / Marta Mir Esp/Esp 4-1 ret.
May 10th, 2002, 08:48 PM
go Alexandra :)
May 11th, 2002, 06:23 PM
Alexandra Kravets (4) def. Marta Fraga (1): 6/4 3/6 6/2 :fiery: :fiery: :fiery:
María José Sánchez Alayeto def. Natalia Gussoni (3): 7/6 6/3 :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
Pffffffff Marta only gets 2 points
MJ already has 6 (and maybe 2 more tomorrow ;) )
May 11th, 2002, 06:32 PM
pff Marta :sad: :sad:
Get revenge Maria Jose :D
May 11th, 2002, 06:56 PM
Alexandra :) woo-hoo :)
May 12th, 2002, 01:07 AM
I think Kravets won 4-6 6-3 6-2
Marta Fraga / Maria Jose Sanchez Alayeto Esp/Esp def
Natalia Gussoni / Maria Pilar Sanchez Alayeto Ita/Esp 6-4 5-7 6-4 :D :D
May 12th, 2002, 04:24 PM
Singles final: María José Sánchez Alayeto def. Alexandra Kravets (4): 7/5 6/2 :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
Doubles final: Marta Fraga / María José Sánchez Alayeto def. Adriana González Peñas / Gabriela Velasco Andreu: ??? :) :) :)
Congrats MJ for your first ITF title (without dropping a set and beating the 2nd, 3rd & 4th seeds :eek: )
May 12th, 2002, 04:28 PM
Alexandra :sad: :(
14 yr old Ekaterina Ivanova will be the youngest player on the rankings in 8 days time (Dec 1987)
May 12th, 2002, 06:10 PM
Maria Jose!!!:bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
Congrats Maria Jose & Marta!! :D
May 13th, 2002, 11:02 AM
Congratulations to the players in my signature who played there last week!
I will post an article from a Spanish newspaper that is from Zaragoza, where the champion was born (and ME:bounce: :bounce: )
May 13th, 2002, 11:04 AM
Here it is , it is from Heraldo de Aragon
Victory of Sanchez Alayeto in Tortosa
The Aragonese player of the Stadium Casablanca won in the end to the ucraniana Alexandra Kravets.
Photographer: Guillermo Mestre
Maria Jose Sanchez Alayeto strikes of misfortune
Maria Jose Sanchez Alayeto adjudged to the Match the International yesterday City of Tortosa, when prevailing in the end to the ucraniana Alexandra Kravets, by 7-5 and 6-2.
This match, pertaining to circuit WTA, was equipped with 10,000 dollars (almost 11,000 euros) in prizes and it disputed itself on the earth tracks beaten of the club of tennis of the tarraconense locality.
The Aragonese player also obtained to the triumph in the match of doubles, doing even with her companion of the Stadium Casablanca Marta Fraga, when winning to Adriana González and Gabriela Velasco, by 7-6 and 6-1.
Maria Jose Sanchez made an extraordinary match, astonishing to whatever were present at her parties. Throughout all the week, she did not yield nor a single Seth and she went leaving in the roadside ditch to Regina Temez, Marta Mir, the Crouchent French (second head of series) and, in semifinals, to the Italian Natalia Gussoni (series head number three), to this one last one by 7-6 and 6-3.
On the other hand, Marta Fraga, who started off like first favorite, besides to add the title of doubles, arrived at semifinals in individual, where it fell before the ucraniana Kravets by 4-6, 6-3 and 6-2.