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Xian
Jul 14th, 2006, 11:44 AM
10000$ Wichita, Kansas, USA

VIA CHRISTI WOMENS OPEN

SHELDON COLEMAN TENNIS COMPLEX

Surface: Hard

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Wichita, also known as the Air Capital, is the largest city (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/City) in the U.S. state (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._state) of Kansas (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas), as well as a major aircraft (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft) manufacturing hub and cultural center. The city is home to five major aircraft manufacturing companies and McConnell Air Force Base (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McConnell_Air_Force_Base). Wichita is located in South Central Kansas on the Arkansas River (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkansas_River), and is the county seat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_seat) of Sedgwick County (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedgwick_County%2C_Kansas).

Wichita is the 51st largest city in the United States with an estimated population of 353,823 in the year 2004. The Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_metropolitan_area) (MSA), which encompasses Sedgwick, Butler (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butler_County%2C_Kansas), Harvey (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_County%2C_Kansas), and Sumner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sumner_County%2C_Kansas) counties, has a 2004 estimated population of 584,671 persons residing in 245,159 households, making it the 82nd largest MSA in the United States. The Wichita-Winfield Combined Statistical Area (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Combined_Statistical_Area) also includes Cowley County (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cowley_County%2C_Kansas) and has an estimated population of 618,641.



2006 DRAWS



Quali
Adriana LAUGHLIN USA vs bye
Coral MORALES CHI vs bye
Olga ELKIN USA vs bye
Julie CHAO USA vs bye
Austin SMITH USA vs bye
Jenna LONG USA vs bye
Meg FANJOY USA vs bye
Kindsay GRIMES USA vs Elizabeth VLACHAKIS USA 63 61
Krista DAMICO USA vs bye
Yolande LEACOCK TRI vs bye
Dominika DIESKOVA SVK vs bye
Anastasia SKAVRONSKAYA RUS vs bye
Megan FALCON USA vs bye
Melodia MORALES CHI vs bye
Sarah HUAH USA vs bye
Jody KENOYER USA vs Lara GILTINAN AUS 62 64
Carissa ABOUBAKERE USA vs bye
Veronika WOJAKOWSKA USA vs bye
Tori KINARD USA vs bye
Nelo PHIRI USA vs bye
Francesca KINSELLA GBR vs bye
Christina AMO USA vs bye
Shauna MORGAN USA vs bye
Anna SYDORSKA UKR vs bye
Bianca ABOUBAKERE USA vs bye
Ashley ELLIS USA vs bye
Colleen RIELLEY USA vs bye
Tiffany TUCKER USA vs bye
Tiffany KURNIAWAN USA vs bye
Anna EGOROVA RUS vs bye
Kelcie KLOCKENGA USA vs bye
Kristen BLEAKLEY USA vs Bria HITT USA 61 61
2nd round
Adriana LAUGHLIN USA d. Coral MORALES CHI 64 46 60
Julie CHAO USA d. Olga ELKIN USA 60 63
Jenna LONG USA d. Austin SMITH USA 75 75
Kindsay GRIMES USA vs Meg FANJOY USA
Yiolande LEACOCK TRI d. Krista DAMICO USA 46 61 64
Dominika DIESKOVA SVK d. Anastasia SKAVRONSKAYA RUS 62 64
Megan FALCON USA d. Melodia MORALES CHI 60 60
Jodi KENOYER USA vs Sarah HUAH USA
Carissa ABOUBAKERE USA d. Veronika WOJAKOWSKA USA 63 61
Tori KINARD USA d. Nelo PHIRI USA 60 61
Francesca KINSELLA GBR d. Christina AMO USA 63 16 64
Anna SYDORSKA UKR d. Shauna MORGAN USA 63 63
Bianca ABOUBAKERE USA d. Ashley ELLIS USA 63 63
Colleen RIELLEY USA d. Tiffany TUCKER USA 61 62
Anna EGOROVA RUS d. Tiffany KURNIAWAN USA 60 60
Kristen BLEAKLEY USA vs Kelcy KLOCKENGA USA
3rd round
Julie CHAO USA d. Adriana LAUGHLIN USA 60 60
Jenna LONG USA d. Kindsay GRIMES USA 61 63
Yolande LEACOCK TRI d. Dominika DIESKOVA SVK 26 62 64
Megan FALCON USA d. Jodi KENOYER USA 63 63
Tori KINARD USA d. Carissa ABOUBAKERE USA 61 63
Anna SYDORSKA UKR d. Francesca KINSELLA GBR 75 75
Colleen RIELLEY USA d. Bianca ABOUBAKERE USA 61 63
Kristen BLEAKLEY USA d. Anna EGOROVA RUS 63 06 75

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MAIN DRAW

(1) Jennifer ELIE USA vs Carolina SALGE BRA 62 67 63
Samantha POWERS USA vs Connor VOGEL USA 62 63
Erin LIEFELD AUS vs q Kristen BLEAKLEY USA 61 26 06
(8) Lauren SHUMATE USA vs wc Catrina THOMPSON USA 26 04 ret
(4) Lauren ALBANESE USA vs wc Amanda CRADDOCK USA 62 63
q Colleen RIELLEY USA vs Ana-Maria MOURA BRA 76 60
wc Christian THOMPSON USA vs Christy STRIPLIN USA 26 26
(5) Alexandra PODKOLZINA RUS vs q Jenna LONG USA 67 16
(7) Bo VERHULSONK NED vs q Julie CHAO USA 57 16
Helena BESOVIC BIH vs wc Madina RAKHIM KAZ 63 61
q Tori KINARD USA vs Lindsay JONES USA 63 62
(3) Alicia PILLAY RSA vs q Yolande LEACOCK TRI 61 67 57
(6) Whitney JONES USA vs Veronica QUEEN USA 61 60
Lauren LUI USA vs q Megan FALCON USA 64 62
q Anna SYDORSKA UKR vs Alexandra ODELL MICHELS CAN 61 67 62
(2) Nicole LEIMBACH USA vs Kate JOLSON USA 61 60
2nd round
(1) Jennifer ELIE USA d. Samantha POWERS USA 61 61
wc Catrina THOMPSON USA d. q Kristen BLEAKLEY USA 60 61
(4) Lauren ALBANESE USA d. q Colleen RIELLEY USA 62 60
q Jenna LONG USA d. Christy STRIPLIN USA 64 64
Helena BESOVIC BIH d. q Julie CHAO USA 62 63
q Yolande LEACOCK TRI d. q Tori KINARD USA 26 63 61
Lauren LUI USA d. (6) Whitney JONES USA 75 61
(2) Nicole LEIMBACH USA d. q Anna SYDORSKA UKR 75 64
QF
wc Catrina THOMPSON USA d. (1) Jennifer ELIE USA 61 46 62
(4) Lauren ALBANESE USA d. q Jenna LONG USA 61 61
Helena BESOVIC BIH d. q Yolande LEACOCK TRI 50 ret
(2) Nicole LEIMBACH USA d. Lauren LUI USA 63 62
SF
(4) Lauren ALBANESE USA d. wc Catrina THOMPSON USA 62 61
(2) Nicole LEIMBACH USA d. Helena BESOVIC BIH 62 61
Final
(4) Lauren ALBANESE USA d. (2) Nicole LEIMBACH USA 60 63

xXSarajevoXx
Jul 14th, 2006, 04:09 PM
Ajmo Helena!! :bounce:

..ikke..
Jul 14th, 2006, 06:23 PM
Bo seeded :lol:

tobi
Jul 16th, 2006, 12:49 AM
http://dps.usta.com/usta_master/usta/doc/content/doc_13_13593.pdf?7/10/2006%204:51:29%20PM

Singles Qualifying Draw-1st Round (:o )

Kindsay Grimes (USA) v Elizabeth Vlchakis (USA)
Lara Giltinan (AUS) v Jodi Kenoyer (USA)
Kristen A Bleakley (USA) v Bria Hitt (USA)

2nd Round

Adriana Laughlin (USA) v Coral Morales (CHI)
Olga Elkin (USA) v Julie Chao (USA)

Austin Smith (USA) v Jenna Long (USA)
Meg Fanjoy (USA) v Winner 1

Yolande Leacock (TRI) v Krista Damico (USA)
Anastasia Skavronskaia (RUS) v Dominika Dieskova (SVK)

Megan Falcon (USA) v Melodia Morales (CHI)
Sarah Huah (USA) v Winner 2

(wc)Carissa Aboubakare (USA) v Veronika Wojakowska (USA)
Nelo Phiri (USA) v Tori Kinard (USA)

Francesca Kinsella (GBR) v Christina Amo (USA)
Shauna Morgan (USA) v Anna Sydorska (UKR)

(wc)Bianca Aboubakare (USA) v Ashley Ellis (USA)
Tiffany Tucker (USA) v Colleen Rielley (USA)

Anna Egorova (RUS) v Tiffany Kurniawan (USA)
Kelcie Kloclenga (USA) v Winner 3

Harju.
Jul 16th, 2006, 02:21 AM
Good choice of tourney for young Lauren :yeah:

Drake1980
Jul 16th, 2006, 05:58 AM
Good luck Aleksandra!

DutchieGirl
Jul 16th, 2006, 07:02 AM
:lol: Bo Verhulsdonk is SEEDED? :eek:

ozfan44
Jul 16th, 2006, 07:15 AM
Verhulsdonk seeded........................Liefield Direct Entry :haha: :haha: wat a strong tourney!

Good Luck Erin and also Lara Giltinan!

tobi
Jul 17th, 2006, 08:17 AM
Singles Qualifying Draw-1st Round

Kindsay Grimes (USA) v Elizabeth Vlchakis (USA) 63 61
Jodi Kenoyer (USA) d. Lara Giltinan (AUS) 62 64
Kristen A Bleakley (USA) v Bria Hitt (USA) 61 61

2nd Round

Adriana Laughlin (USA) v Coral Morales (CHI) 64 46 60
Julie Chao (USA) d. Olga Elkin (USA) 60 63

Jenna Long (USA) d. Austin Smith (USA) 75 75
Meg Fanjoy (USA) v Kindsay Grimes (USA)

Yolande Leacock (TRI) v Krista Damico (USA) 46 61 64
Dominika Dieskova (SVK) d. Anastasia Skavronskaia (RUS) 62 64

Megan Falcon (USA) v Melodia Morales (CHI) 60 60
Sarah Huah (USA) v Jodi Kenoyer (USA)

(wc)Carissa Aboubakare (USA) v Veronika Wojakowska (USA) 63 61
Tori Kinard (USA) d. Nelo Phiri (USA) 60 61

Francesca Kinsella (GBR) v Christina Amo (USA) 63 16 64
Anna Sydorska (UKR) d. Shauna Morgan (USA) 63 63

(wc)Bianca Aboubakare (USA) v Ashley Ellis (USA) 63 63
Colleen Rielley (USA) d. Tiffany Tucker (USA) 61 62

Anna Egorova (RUS) v Tiffany Kurniawan (USA) 60 60
Kelcie Kloclenga (USA) v Kristen A Bleakley (USA)

Freakan
Jul 17th, 2006, 11:20 AM
What is Damico doing in this poll? :tape:

Harju.
Jul 17th, 2006, 12:24 PM
Megan :yeah:

Xian
Jul 17th, 2006, 04:07 PM
What is Damico doing in this poll? :tape:

she was an Orange Bowl U14 runner up (lost Tamira Paszek) some years ago so I thought maybe there is a bit of talent there. I was wrong :lol:

Freakan
Jul 17th, 2006, 08:28 PM
she was an Orange Bowl U14 runner up (lost Tamira Paszek) some years ago so I thought maybe there is a bit of talent there. I was wrong :lol:

That OB was rather weak and Krista was a better player back then than she is now :tape:
But she would have a chance to win this poll if it was about who is the hottest player in the draw ;)

kiel
Jul 17th, 2006, 09:02 PM
I voted others: Carolina Salge ;)

tobi
Jul 17th, 2006, 09:23 PM
http://dps.usta.com/usta_master/usta/doc/content/doc_13_13592.pdf?7/10/2006%204:50:51%20PM

Singles Main Draw

(1)Jennifer Elie (USA) v Carolina Salge (BRA)
Connor Vogel (USA) v Samantha Powers (USA)

Erin Liefeld (AUS) v Q
(8)Lauren Shumate (USA) v (wc)Catrina Thompson (USA)

(4)Lauren Albanese (USA) v (wc)Amanda Craddock (USA)
Ana-Maria Moura (BRA) v (Q)Colleen Rielley (USA)

Christy Striplin (USA) v (wc)Christian Thompson (USA)
(5)Alexandra Podkolzina (RUS) v Q

(7)Bo Verhulsdonk (NED) v (Q)Julie Chao (USA)
Helena Besovic (BIH) v (wc)Madina Rakhim (KAZ)

Lindsey Jones (USA) v (Q)Tori Kinard (USA)
(3)Alicia Pillay (RSA) v (Q)Yolande Leacock (TRI)

(6)Whitney Jones (USA) v Veronica Queen (USA)
Lauren Lui (USA) v Q

Alexandra Odell-Michels (CAN) v (Q)Anna Sydorska (UKR)
(2)Nicole Leimbach (USA) v Kate Jolson (USA)

goMervana
Jul 17th, 2006, 09:41 PM
Helena Besovic no SEED?!?

GoGoGo girl!

tobi
Jul 17th, 2006, 09:57 PM
good luck to

Alicia :)
Anna S

Freakan
Jul 17th, 2006, 10:25 PM
Go Lauren! :woohoo:

DutchieGirl
Jul 17th, 2006, 11:11 PM
hehe Go Alicia and Bo!

Sharapova's_Boy
Jul 18th, 2006, 05:39 AM
Best of luck to :-

(5)Alexandra Podkolzina (RUS)
(wc)Madina Rakhim (KAZ) (Any realtion to Amina?)

kiel
Jul 18th, 2006, 05:46 AM
Good luck :kiss: :hearts: :wavey:
Carolina
Ana Maria
Bo

Xian
Jul 18th, 2006, 09:37 AM
Best of luck to :-

(5)Alexandra Podkolzina (RUS)
(wc)Madina Rakhim (KAZ) (Any realtion to Amina?)

yes her older sister (born 1985). THey also played once in 2003 in a junior tournament when Amina won 64 64. Madina won two ITF junior titles

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 18th, 2006, 12:26 PM
good luck to

(4)Lauren Albanese (USA) v
Christy Striplin (USA)
(5)Alexandra Podkolzina (RUS) ;) :D

Harju.
Jul 18th, 2006, 12:29 PM
Good luck :


(1)Jennifer Elie (USA)
(4)Lauren Albanese (USA)
(Q)Colleen Rielley (USA)
(5)Alexandra Podkolzina (RUS)
Lindsey Jones (USA)

xXSarajevoXx
Jul 18th, 2006, 04:09 PM
good luck to Helena Besovic !!!

Make your best baby :hearts:

tobi
Jul 19th, 2006, 08:26 AM
Singles Main Draw-1st Round

(1)Jennifer Elie (USA) v Carolina Salge (BRA) 62 67(4) 63
Samantha Powers (USA) d. Connor Vogel (USA) 62 63
(Q)Colleen Rielley (USA) d. Ana-Maria Moura (BRA) 76(6) 60
Christy Striplin (USA) v (wc)Christian Thompson (USA) 62 62
(Q)Julie Chao (USA) d. (7)Bo Verhulsdonk (NED) 75 61
Helena Besovic (BIH) v (wc)Madina Rakhim (KAZ) 63 61
(Q)Yolande Leacock (TRI) d. (3)Alicia Pillay (RSA) 16 76(3) 75
(Q)Anna Sydorska (UKR) d. Alexandra Odell-Michels (CAN) 61 67(5) 62

DutchieGirl
Jul 19th, 2006, 08:41 AM
:lol: Bo

:help: Alicia - wtf?

-Makiri-
Jul 19th, 2006, 09:44 AM
Alicias :help:

Jennifer :D

goMervana
Jul 19th, 2006, 02:37 PM
Helena :wavey:



:hearts: SARAJEVO :cool:

Harju.
Jul 19th, 2006, 02:51 PM
Jennifer :yeah:
Colleen :banana:
Christy :D:D;)

LegionArgentina
Jul 19th, 2006, 03:11 PM
Yolande and Jennifer :yeah:

~MaRt~HiNgIs~F@N
Jul 19th, 2006, 03:18 PM
gooooo Helena!!!!!!!!!

FERLKE
Jul 21st, 2006, 04:14 AM
2R: http://dps.usta.com/usta_master/usta/doc/content/doc_13_13592.pdf?7/10/2006%204:50:51%20PM

¤CharlDa¤
Jul 21st, 2006, 04:16 AM
Zsa Zsa :sad:

tobi
Jul 21st, 2006, 09:16 AM
Yolande :) :yeah:

Harju.
Jul 21st, 2006, 01:06 PM
Jennifer Elie :yeah:
Lauren Albanese :banana:
Christy Striplin :bigcry:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jul 21st, 2006, 01:47 PM
OMFG Sasha :o :help:

LegionArgentina
Jul 21st, 2006, 01:54 PM
Yolande :yeah:

polishprodigy
Jul 21st, 2006, 09:38 PM
Doubles 2R:

Besovic (BIH) / Sydorska (UKR) def. Dieskova (SVK) / Salge (BRA) 46 63 62
(WC) Catrina Thompson (USA) / Christian Thompson (USA) def. Kenoyer (USA) / Rielley (USA) 61 63
Long (USA)/ Striplin (USA) def. W. Jones (USA) / L. Jones (USA) 63 60
(2) Moura (BRA) / Verhulsdonk (NED) def. Damico (USA) / Morgan (USA) 63 62

FERLKE
Jul 22nd, 2006, 05:37 AM
4F:

WC Catrina Thompson (USA) d. 1- Jennifer Elie (USA) 6-1 4-6 6-2
4- Lauren Albanese (USA) d. Q Jenna Long (USA) 6-1 6-1
Helena Besovic (BIH) d. Q Yolande Leacock (TRI) 5-0 ret inj.
2- Nicole Leimbach (USA) d. Lauren Lui (USA) 6-3 6-2

Harju.
Jul 22nd, 2006, 05:58 AM
Lauren :cool:
Win the whole thing now.

Jennifer :sad:

tobi
Jul 22nd, 2006, 09:42 AM
Lauren :)

Yolande :sobbing: :(

Freakan
Jul 22nd, 2006, 10:19 AM
Lauren :banana:
Noone can stop you :rocker:

-Makiri-
Jul 22nd, 2006, 11:00 AM
Lauren :D

Freakan
Jul 22nd, 2006, 10:43 PM
Albanese d. Thompson 6:2 6:1
Leimbach d. Besovic 6:2 6:1

Go Lauren! :dance:

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 22nd, 2006, 10:50 PM
Lauren ;) :woohoo: :D

rated_next
Jul 23rd, 2006, 12:20 AM
c'mon Lauren -- have to win tomorrow

Harju.
Jul 23rd, 2006, 07:58 AM
Lauren :banana:
Drubbing everyone so far :drool:. Good luck in the final.

Kutuzova
Jul 23rd, 2006, 10:04 PM
GO Lauren!!!!!

FERLKE
Jul 24th, 2006, 01:37 AM
FINAL: Lauren Albanese d. Nicole Leimbach 6-0 6-3

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 24th, 2006, 02:41 AM
Lauren ;) :yeah: :D

rated_next
Jul 24th, 2006, 03:28 AM
Well done Lauren :) -- way too easy

Derek.
Jul 24th, 2006, 06:40 AM
Lauren :D :bigclap:

Great job! :banana:

USA's most talented junior atm imo. :cool:

tobi
Jul 24th, 2006, 08:55 AM
Congrats Lauren :D

Freakan
Jul 24th, 2006, 10:15 AM
What a great tournament for Lauren! :D :woohoo:

Harju.
Jul 24th, 2006, 02:52 PM
Congrats Lauren :drool:

Kutuzova
Jul 24th, 2006, 02:59 PM
I definately agree with Derek that Lauren is the USA's most talented junior. She definately has the ability to do well in the pro's with her powerful game.

Great Job Lauren!!!

rated_next
Jul 25th, 2006, 01:28 AM
Kutuzova: have you seen Lauren play before??? she is far from a power player ... more like an amazing counterpuncher

Kutuzova
Jul 25th, 2006, 02:07 AM
I saw her play awhile ago and she really smacked the ball.

xXSarajevoXx
Aug 4th, 2006, 01:25 PM
good tournament Helena :bounce: