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Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 03:13 PM
10000$ New Dehli VI
Khanna Tennis Stadium
Surface: Hard

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2006 ENTRY LIST

1 Ankita BHAMBRI IND
2 Isha LAKHANI IND
3 Rushmi CHAKRAVARTHI IND
4 Sanaa BHAMBRI IND
5 Meggha VAKHARIA IND
6 Jing REN CHN
7 Sandy GUMULYA INA
8 Parul GOSWAMI IND
9 Sonal PHADKE IND
10 Pichittra THONGDACH THA
11 Lavinia TANANTA INA
12 Archana VENKATARAMAN IND
13 Chun-Mei JI CHN
14 Po-Kuen LAM HKG
15 Geeta MANOHAR IND
16 Asha NANDAKUMAR IND
17 Shan-Shan LI CHN
18 Wei-Ping LEE SIN

Quali
1 Krushmi CHHEDA IND
2 Liza PEREIRA IND
3 Anne-Valerie EVAIN FRA
4 Vivien SILVANY TONY INA
5 Oormila RAM IND
6 Jing-Jing LU CHN
7 Ragini VIMAL IND
8 Varsha SHIVASHANKAR IND
9 Poojashree VENKATESH IND
10 Gangotri SANDRI IND
11 Harsimran-Kaur BEDI IND
12 Vishaha SHEORAN IND
13 Sagarika PHADKE IND
14 Shalini SAHOO IND
15 Arthi DURAISAMY IND
16 Janaki GUNUGANTI IND
17 Vishika CHHETRI IND
18 Anupama RAJUR IND
19 Shweta KAKHANDI IND
20 Chirashanthi RAJUR IND

Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 03:25 PM
Future Tournement Alkmaar, Netherlands

Surface: Clay


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Besides the city of Alkmaar, the municipality also comprises the villages of Koedijk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koedijk) and Oudorp (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Oudorp&action=edit); these once separate villages are now all linked together by the suburban sprawl of buildings that arose between the late 70's and early 90's. During this time, the population of Alkmaar almost doubled.

Alkmaar was granted city rights (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City_rights_in_the_Netherlands) in 1254 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1254). The oldest part of the city lies on an ancient sand bank that afforded some protection from the sea during medieval (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medieval) times. Even so, it is only a couple of metres above the surrounding region, which consists of some of the oldest polders (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polders) in existence. A major point in history for the city was in 1573 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1573) when the siege of the city by the Spaniards (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spaniards) under the leadership of the Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_%C3%81lvarez_de_Toledo%2C_3rd_Duke_of_Alb a) was ended on the 8th of October (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_8). This was the first city in the Netherlands to be freed from the Spanish occupation, an occasion that is still celebrated every year on this day.

The city is nowadays mostly known for its cheese market. This traditionally takes place on Friday mornings between April and October. It is one of only four traditional Dutch Cheese Markets (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_Cheese_Markets) still in existence in the Netherlands (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands). The traditional fare of this cheese market are those cheeses made in the local area, as opposed to the well-known brands of Dutch cheeses, i.e. Edam cheese (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edam_cheese) and Gouda cheese (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gouda_cheese). It is not actually possible to buy cheese at the market itself, which is really only a demonstration of how this merchants' market operated in times gone by. However, the show, which takes place in front of the medieval weighing house, is surrounded by many specialized stalls where it is possible to buy all kinds of cheese (and non-cheese) related products. The Weighing House is also the location of the local tourist office and the Cheese Museum. There is also a Beer Museum nearby.

The professional football (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football_%28soccer%29) team AZ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AZ_Alkmaar) is based in Alkmaar.A red light district is situated at the Achterdam (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achterdam).
Population: 94,111

Previous Winners:
2000: Eugenia Chialvo ARG d. Erica Krauth ARG 75 ret
2001: Lotty Seelen NED d. Julia Schruff HER 60 63
2002: Virginia Trifonova BUL d. Sabina Mediano-Alvarez ESP 62 36 62
2003: Michelle Gerards NED d. Lotty Seelen NED 64 64
2004: Marta Lesniak POL d. Carly Gullickson USA 62 63
2005: Ia Jikia GEO d. Marrit Boonstra NED 64 61


2006 ENTRY LIST

1 Caroline MAES BEL
2 Samia MEDJAHDI ALG
3 Chayenne EWIJK NED
4 Nicole SEITENBECHER GER
5 Leonie MEKEL NED
6 Diana VRANCEANU GER
7 Nicole THIJSSEN NED
8 Debbrich FEYS BEL
9 Louise DOUTRELANT FRA
10 Piia SUOMALAINEN FIN
11 Pauline WONG NED
12 Eleonora PUNZO ITA
13 Ria DÖRNEMANN GER
14 Eva PERA NED
15 Anastasia POLTORATSKAYA RUS
16 Noemie SCHARLE FRA
17 Sladjana STANKOVIC SCG
18 Marlot MEDDENS NED

Quali
1 Shana CLAES BEL
2 Julia PAETOW GER
3 Miriam STEINHILBER GER
4 Jessie DEVRIES BEL
5 Danielle HARMSEN NED
6 Nicola GEUER GER
7 Claire LABLANS NED
8 Sofia KVATSABAIA GEO
9 Monique LYNCH AUS
10 Anna SAVITSKAYA RUS
11 Stephanie JEANES AUS
12 Alexandra POORTA NED
13 Caroline NOTHNAGEL GER
14 Thamara JONKMAN NED
15 Selma ANDRADE NED
16 Catherine GROTZ BEL
17 Sophie CORNEROTTE BEL
18 Aleksandra GRELA POL
19 Goele LEMMENS BEL
20 Melanie OOSTERHOF GER
21 Ly-Huong DINH NED
22 Alessandra PICKERILL USA
23 Talitha DE GROOT NED
24 Audrey BERGOT FRA
25 Megan PRICE AUS

Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 03:32 PM
10000$ Ilie Nastase Trophy, Bucharest III, Romania

Tenis Club Herastrau

Surface: Clay

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2006 ENTRY LIST

1 Monica NICULESCU ROM
2 Corina-Claudia CORDUNEANU ROM
3 Andrea POPOVIC SCG
4 Vojislava LUKIC SCG
5 Biljana PAVLOVA BUL
6 Maria PENKOVA BUL
7 Alexandra-Anamaria SERE ROM
8 Josanne VAN BENNEKOM NED
9 Lenka WIENEROVA SVK
10 Bianca BONIFATE ROM
11 Antonia-Xenia TOUT ROM
12 Neda KOZIC SCG
13 Katerina POLUNINA UKR
14 Anna GERASIMOU GRE
15 Vivian SEGNINI BRA
16 Diana GAE ROM
17 Andrada-Lacramioara DINU ROM
18 Diana ENACHE ROM

Quali
1 Varvara GALANINA RUS
2 Nadejda VASSILEVA BUL
3 Maria-Fernanda ALVAREZ TERAN BOL
4 Raluca CIULEI ROM
5 Mariana MUCI TORRES VEN
6 Volha DUKO BLR
7 Alexandra IACOB ROM
8 Elena VIANELLO ITA
9 Maria-Luiza CRACIUN ROM
10 Benedetta DAVATO ITA
11 Alexandra CADANTU TOM
12 Lenore LAZAROIU ROM
13 Anna MOVSISYAN ARM
14 Ioana OPREA ROM
15 Andreea-Patricia BRAICA ROM
16 Delia DAMASCHIN ROM
17 Laura-Ioana ANDREI ROM
18 Oana STANICA ROM
19 Ortansa DANCIU ROM
20 Ionela IOVA ROM
21 Paula DINUTA ROM
22 Mihaela-Florina BUNEA ROM
23 Nicoleta BARA ROM
24 Alisa BUSLYAEVA UKR
25 Daria BYKODAROVA RUS
26 Ioana BARA ROM
27 Nicoleta NEGRU ROM
28 Nadezhda GORBACHKOVA RUS
29 Catriona STEWART GBR
30 Adriana BURZ ROM

Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 03:42 PM
10000$ Torneio Internacional Cidade de Alcobaca, Portugal

Surface: Hard

http://www.motocadia.com/Places%20of%20Interest/images/Alcobaca.jpg

http://www.educ.fc.ul.pt/docentes/opombo/hfe/momentos/medieval/alcobaca.jpg


Alcobaça (pron. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pronunciation) IPA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPA) [aɫku'βasɐ]) is in the district of Leiria (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiria), in Portugal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portugal) (though formerly included in the province of Estremadura (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estremadura)), on the Alcoa and Baça rivers, from which it derives its name.

Alcobaça grew along the valleys of the rivers Alcoa and Baça.
A town that only became notable in the 12th century (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12th_century) when it became the site for the important construction of Portugal’s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portugal) largest church. In the month of March in 1147 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1147) the fledgling King, Dom Afonso Henriques (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afonso_Henriques), defeated the Moors by capturing the town of Santarém (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santar%C3%A9m). As a suitable memory to this splendid victory he vowed to build a magnificent home for the Order of Cistercians (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cistercian). It took another 76 years before this task was completed. The monarchy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monarchy) continued to endow the Monastery of Alcobaça (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Monastery_of_Alcoba%C3%A7a&action=edit) with further construction and 60 years later King Dinis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinis_I_of_Portugal) built the main cloister but it was only in 1252 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1252) that the Monastery (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monastery) was inaugurated within the church (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church).
In the church (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church) are the tombs of King Peter I (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_I_of_Portugal) and his murdered mistress Inês de Castro (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In%C3%AAs_de_Castro) and with it the story of the tragic liaison between Pedro and his ever-lasting love for Inês. Forced at an early age by royal duty he had to marry Constanza, the Infanta (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infanta) of Castille (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castille). She died within a short time of the marriage ceremony and created the opportunity for Dom Pedro to escape with his true love and live in the city of Coimbra (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coimbra). King Afonso IV (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afonso_IV_of_Portugal) his father, believing that the family of Inês to be a threat to his own kingdom had her murdered. Shortly after the death of his father Dom Pedro declared that he had married Inês in a prior secret ceremony in Bragança (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bragan%C3%A7a), promptly taking revenge on the killers in a very gruesome manner and exhumed her body. He presented the embalmed corpse at court with a crown on her head and demanded that all his courtiers kneel and individually pay homage to her decomposed hand. Today, their ornate tombs face each other so that on Judgment Day (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judgment_Day) his first sight would be of his beloved Inês.

During the following centuries the monks from this monastery had an influencing effect on Portuguese culture. Notably, in 1269 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1269) they were the first to give public lessons to their flock, and later they produced the authoritative history on Portugal in a series of books. In 1810 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1810) the invading French pillaged the Abbey taking with them most of the many treasures including a noteworthy library. Whatever the items remaining were then later stolen in 1834 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1834) during an anti-clerical riot and the extinction of religious Orders

Population: 55,269

Previous Winners:
2004: Neuza Silva POR d. Lucia Jimenez Almendros ESP 75 57 61
2005: Laura Zelder GER d. Andrea Sieveke GER 63 63

2006 ENTRY LIST

1 Magali DE LATTRE POR
2 Pemra ÖZGEN TUR
3 Laura ZELDER GER
4 Ana SALAS LOZANO ESP
5 Neuza SILVA POR
6 Lucia JIMENEZ ALMENDROS ESP
7 Xin-Yun HAN CHN8
8 Melissa BERRY GBR
9 Beatriz GARCIA VIDAGANY ESP
10 Martina BABAKOVA SVK
11 Ivanna ISRAILOVA UZB
12 Agnese ZUCCHINI ITA
13 Anna KOUMANTOU GRE
14 Natalia ORLOVA RUS
15 Cagla BÜYÜKAKCAY TUR
16 Laura BSOUL GER
17 Yulia GLUSHKO ISR
18 Fernanda HERMENGILDO BRA

Quali
1 Lucia GONZALEZ AUS
2 Ana-Catarina NOGUEIRA POR
3 Joana PANGAIO PEREIRA POR
4 Catarina FERREIRA POR
5 Nadine FAHOUM ISR
6 Melissa PERCY GBR
7 Fabiana MAK BRA
8 Julia DZIEDZIC AUS
9 Tatiana CUTRONA BEL
10 Fatima OLASO DE LA RICA ESP
11 Ines MOURA POR
12 Patricia LOPEZ ILLAN ESP
13 Marion GAUD FRA
14 Sheryl GERSHON USA
15 Marta SIMIC SCG
16 Suzana DOS ANJOS BRA
17 Bojana BOROVNICA SCG
18 Jenny SWIFT AUS
19 Veronica SAUCEDO ARG
20 Alejandra DEL REY GUARDIOLA ESP
21 Valerie VERHAMME BEL
22 Karoline STEIRO NOR
23 Natalia PERVITSKAYA RUS
24 Aline PINHEIRO BRA
25 Daria PETROVIC SCG
26 Natalie GUNTHARD POR
27 Rita FREITAS POR
28 Carla CAETANO BRA
29 Sevil ALIEVA AZE
30 Georgina HINGLEY GBR

Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 03:51 PM
10000$ Open Gaz de France, Montpellier, France

Surface: Clay

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Montpellier (Occitan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occitan_language) Montpelhièr) is a city (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City) in the south of France (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France). It is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languedoc-Roussillon) région (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%A9gion_in_France), as well as the préfecture (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pr%C3%A9fecture) (administrative capital) of the Hérault (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%A9rault) département (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C3%A9partement_in_France). Population of the city (commune (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Commune_in_France)) of Montpellier at the 1999 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1999) census was 225,392 inhabitants, whereas the whole metropolitan area (in French: aire urbaine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aire_urbaine)) had a population of 459,916 inhabitants in 1999. As of February 2004 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004) estimates, the population of the city of Montpellier reached 244,700 inhabitants, meaning a record 1.7% population growth per year between 1999 and 2004.
The city is situated on hilly ground 10 km (6 miles) inland from the Mediterranean (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediterranean) coast at the coordinates 43°37N 3°52E, on the River Lez (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=River_Lez&action=edit). The name of the city, originally Monspessulanus, is said to have stood for mont pelé (the naked hill, because the vegetation was poor), or le mont de la colline (the mount of the hill) [1] (http://www.montpellier-herault.com/histoire-generale1.html); an alternative theory is that it was named for the hill of Monte Pestelario. It is a major industrial centre, producing textiles, metal goods, wine, printed materials and chemicals.

Previous Winners:
1993: Elena Likhovtseva RUS d. Dominique Monami BEL 63 64

2006 ENTRY LIST

1 Diana BRUNEL FRA
2 Emilie BACQUET FRA
3 Anais LAURENDON FRA
4 Eva FERNANDEZ BRUGUES ESP
5 Olivia SANCHEZ FRA
6 Celine CATTANEO FRA
7 Eloisa-Maria COMPOSTIZIO DE ANDRES ESP
8 Giorgia MORTELLO ITA
9 Sandhya NAGARAJ IND
10 Charlene VANNESTE FRA
11 Lisa TOGNETTI ITA
12 Stephanie VONGSOUTHI FRA
13 Berengere TEIX FRA
14 Veronika LITVINSKAYA UKR
15 Ipek SENOGLU TUR
16 Iryna KURYANOVICH BLR
17 Amandine CAZEAUX FRA
18 Svenja WEIDEMANN GER

Quali
1 Victoria VALLS COMAMALA ESP
2 Sherazad BEN AMAR FRA
3 Anastasia SOLOMKA KAZ
4 Sheila SOLSONA CARCASONA ESP
5 Simonetta MIORI ITA
6 Nelly CIOLKOWSKI FRA
7 Kinnie LASINE FRA
8 Maria-Sol ROTONDO ARG
9 Gracia RADOVANOVIC FRA
10 Eleonor PICOT FRA
11 Cindy CHALA FRA
12 Florence FLEURY FRA
13 Charlotte RODIER FRA
14 Ana BELZUNCE CROMPIN ESP
15 Perrine GAUTHIER FRA
16 Inna KUZMENKO RUS
17 Samantha GALINIER FRA
18 Emmanuelle CRUZ FRA
19 Svetlana TSYKHANSKAYA RUS
20 Valeria PETROVICH UKR
21 Amandine SINGLA FRA
22 Aleksandra MADZIK POL
23 Margot CARTER GBR
24 Clothilde FALCONETTI FRA
25 Pauline BISSET FRA
26 Lalatiana RANDRIAMANANTENA MAD

Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 04:00 PM
10000$ Davos, Switzerland

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Davos is a town in eastern Switzerland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switzerland), in the canton (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantons_of_Switzerland) of Graubünden (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graub%C3%BCnden), on the Landwasser River (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Landwasser_River&action=edit).

Davos is mostly known as a winter sports (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_sports) town (where the annual Spengler Cup (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spengler_Cup) ice hockey (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ice_hockey) tournament is played, hosted by local hockey team HC Davos (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HC_Davos)), but it is also host to the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Economic_Forum) (WEF), an annual meeting of global political and business elites, which is often referred to as simply Davos.

Its claim to fame derives from the fact that the microclimate (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microclimate) in the high valley was deemed excellent by doctors and recommended for lung disease (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lung_disease) patients. Arthur Conan Doyle (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle) wrote an article about skiing in Davos in 1899 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1899). Davos is also the setting of Thomas Mann (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Mann)'s novel Der Zauberberg (The Magic Mountain (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Magic_Mountain)), which takes place at a sanatorium (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanatorium). Davos is also featured in Tom Evslin's serialized novel, Hackoff.com (http://www.hackoff.com/), which was initially distributed via blog (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog), making it a blook (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blook).

Subsequently, Davos became famous as a ski resort (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ski_resort), especially with citizens from the United Kingdom (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom) and the Netherlands (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Netherlands). After a peak in the 1970s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1970) and 1980s (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980), the two-part city has re-established itself as a leading, yet less high-profile, tourist attraction.

It is claimed to be the highest city (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_highest_towns_by_country) in Europe (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Europe).
Population: 10,998

Previous Winners:
2005: Andrea Petkovic GER d. Janette Bejlkova CZE 64 62

2006 Entry List

1 Tatjana Malek GER
2 Veronika Chvojkova CZE
3 Sandra Martinovic BIH
4 Sarah Raab GER
5 Irina Buryachok UKR
6 Nikola Frankova CZE
7 Patricia Mayr AUT
8 Carmen Klaschka GER
9 Magdalena Kiszczynska POL
10 Erika Clarke-Magana MEX
11 Davinia Lobbinger BEL
12 Katalin Marosi HUN
13 Eva-Maria Hoch AUT
14 Ekatarina Kosminskaya RUS
15 Stefania Boffa SUI
16 Eleonora Iannozzi ITA
17 Alice Balducci ITA
18 Paola Sprovieri GER

Quali
1 Andrea HÖFINGER AUT
2 Tara WIGAN GBR
3 Melanie KLAFFNER AUT
4 Teliana PEREIRA BRA
5 Marcella KOEK NED
6 Franziska GÖTZ GER
7 Karolina NOWAK GER
8 Vesna MANASIEA RUS
9 Alisee HIRT SUI
10 Lucie KRIEGSMANNOVA CZE
11 Federica GRAZIOSO ITA
12 Alessandra FERRAZZI ITA
13 Madlen KADUR GER
14 Nicole ROTTMANN AUT
15 Anastasija SEVASTOVA LAT
16 Magdalena SMEJOVA CZE
17 Daron MOORE USA
18 Petra MOKRA CZE
19 Sarah STALLARD GBR
20 Evelyn MAYR ITA
21 Linda AGAZZI ITA
22 Amra SADIKOVIC SUI
23 Cristina GRECO NACCARATO ITA
24 Ana-Clara DUARTE BRA
25 Daniela SCIVETTI AUS
26 Maxi EHMER GER
27 Candelaria RIZZUTO AGR
28 Nicole RINER SUI
29 Sanda OMEROVIC AUS
30 Vroni HINTERSEER GER

Xian
Jun 13th, 2006, 04:08 PM
10000$ Fort Worth International Ladies Cup, Texas, USA

Surface: Hard

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Fort Worth is the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas) and the 19th-largest in the United States (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States). The city is also large in geographic area as it covers almost 300 square miles and is the county seat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_seat) of Tarrant County (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarrant_County%2C_Texas)—the 18th most populous county in the country.

As of the 2000 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000) U.S. Census (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Census), Fort Worth population was 534,694 (though a 2004 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2004) estimate placed the population at 603,337). The city is the second-largest cultural and economic center of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallas/Fort_Worth_Metroplex) metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex), the fifth-largest metropolitan area (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_metropolitan_area) in the U.S. with a population of 5.7 million in 12 counties.

Fort Worth was founded as a military camp (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_camp) in 1849, named after General William Jenkins Worth (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_J._Worth). Today, the city is portrayed as more old-fashioned and laid-back than its neighbor, Dallas (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dallas%2C_Texas). Known as "Cowtown" for its rough-and-rowdy roots, Fort Worth still celebrates its colorful Western heritage today and bills itself as "Where the West begins

Previous Winners:
2004: Shikha Uberoi IND d. Neha Uberoi USA 61 62
2005: Tara Snyder USA d. Story Tweedie-Yates USA 63 63

2006 ENTRY LIST

1 Alexa GLATCH USA
2 Melissa TORRES SANDOVAL MEX
3 Julia COHEN USA
4 Beau JONES USA
5 Nina MÜNCH SÖGAARD NOR
6 Salome DEVIDZE GEO
7 Nicole KRIZ AUS
8 Christina FUSANO USA
9 Chrissie SEREDNI USA
10 Nicole LEIMBACH USA
11 Biffy KAUFMAN USA
12 Sarah FANSLER USA
13 Shilpa JOSHI USA
14 Elizabeth KOBAK USA
15 Shona LEE NZL
16 Krysty MARCIO USA
17 Laura RITCHEY USA
18 Alexandra MUELLER USA

Quali
1 Elena GANTCHEVA BUL
2 Melissa SAIONTZ USA
3 Ellah NZE USA
4 Whitney JONES USA
5 Ana-Maria MOURA BRA
6 Courtney NAGLE USA
7 Bo VERHULSDONK NED
8 Jie ZENG USA
9 Larikah RUSSELL BAH
10 amantha POWERS USA
11 Lauren IMRE USA
12 Lauren LUI USA
13 Ashley WEINHOLD USA
14 Amanda FINK USA
15 Megan ALEXANDER USA
16 Lindsay JONES USA
17 Maureen DAZ USA
18 Nicole BOUFFLER AUS
19 Georgia ROSE GBR
20 Shannon ROBINSON USA
21 Marlene RYAN USA
22 Chantal BEETHAM CAN
23 Veronica QUEEN USA
24 Kate JOLSON USA
25 Erin LIEFELD AUS
26 Lindsey NELSON USA
27 Courtney VERNON USA
28 Patricia ZERDAN ARG
29 Katie MCGLENNEN USA
30 Klara JAGOSOVA CZE
31 Christala ANDREWS USA
32 Sanaz MARAND USA
33 Maria MOKH RUS
34 Roxana ALEXANDRU CAN
35 Anna SYDORSKA UKR
36 Ainsley FAIRHEAD AUS
37 Hilary BARTE USA
38 Dominika DIESKOVA SVK
39 Gabriela RANGEL BRA
40 Zena WILLIAMS USA

Mana
Jun 18th, 2006, 05:21 AM
Go the Kiwis!!