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Ballbasher
Jul 22nd, 2006, 01:41 AM
She opens against Urszula Radwanska so I think she won't have many chances,but I want to ask if anyone has ever seen her play and if she's talented? :)

Kurama
Jul 22nd, 2006, 05:53 AM
Why she get WC ???

Ballbasher
Jul 22nd, 2006, 08:39 PM
Radwanska won 6-4 6-0 It's an ok scoreline

pcrtennis
Jul 23rd, 2006, 02:57 AM
Why did she get a WC?

ex hopman
Jul 23rd, 2006, 04:22 AM
Oh wow!!
She trains at Hopman!! :)

pcrtennis
Jul 23rd, 2006, 04:33 AM
She trains where?

Ballbasher
Jun 23rd, 2011, 07:53 PM
She is having a great week currently. :eek:

25k Lenzerheide:
Q1:Takayama[6] vs bye
Q2:Takayama[6] d. Kocher 6-1 6-0
Q3:Takayama[6] d. Soler 6-0 6-1
R1:Takayama[Q] d. Feuerstein[3] 2-6 6-4 7-6(5)
R2:Takayama[Q] d. Schiechtl 6-4 6-4

DR1:Gorgodze/Takayama d. Lizarazo/Shakovets 3-6 6-3 [13-11]

She seems to be mostly playing in Europe on clay. :eek: Quite unusual for a Japanese player!

-sugi-
Jun 24th, 2011, 05:49 PM
Great wins :eek:

I know hardly anything about her, but hopefully she can keep going. :worship:

Kevin.
Jun 24th, 2011, 05:51 PM
I first heard about her when she lost in R1 of an American 10k to Hilary Toole :haha:

Good to see her having some great results and on clay nonetheless!

Ballbasher
Jun 24th, 2011, 07:08 PM
QF:Takayama[Q] d. Tabak[Q] 1-6 6-2 6-2
I really like Romana, but it's a nice win for Chihiro! :D
Her next opponent is Ani Mijacika.

DQF:Gorgodze/Takayama d. Birnerova/Jurikova[3] 5-7 6-4 [10-1]
DSF:Hofmanova/Tabak d. Gorgodze/Takayama 7-6(10) 6-1 :hug:

Rising Sun
Jun 25th, 2011, 12:25 AM
What's Chihiro been eating? :eek:

juki
Jun 25th, 2011, 05:11 AM
Amazing Chihiro :lol:

-sugi-
Jun 26th, 2011, 02:14 PM
Chihiro lost to Mijacika in 3 sets in the semis. :sad:

Still an awesome tournament for her. :hug:

Ballbasher
Jun 26th, 2011, 03:39 PM
Mijacika went on to win it. :hug:
50k+H Torun
Q1:Takayama d. Kosinska[4] 6-3 6-3 :eek: :D

-sugi-
Jun 26th, 2011, 03:52 PM
So random. :haha:

Maybe we should rename this thread into her cheering thread. I can't believe its been 5 years since her random Budapest wildcard.

By the way, does anyone have any pictures of her? I can't find anything. :sad:

xz1b1t21
Jun 26th, 2011, 08:20 PM
I found these tagged as her, i havent seen her before so im just assuming its her..

-sugi-
Jun 26th, 2011, 09:04 PM
Thank you :D

Chihiro just won her second match in the Torun quallies, 6-0 in the first set before her opponent retired. Chihiro must be really tired from all the tennis she's played in the last week, hopefully she can win one more to make the main draw!

juki
Jun 26th, 2011, 10:32 PM
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Ballbasher
Jun 27th, 2011, 02:31 AM
Hopefully her opponent is fine. :) But that retirement gave her some kind of break.
Good Luck against Kolat tomorrow!

btw I changed the title, if anyone comes up with a better idea, just tell me!

Ballbasher
Jun 27th, 2011, 05:40 PM
Torun Q3:Takayama d. Kolat 6-1 6-0 :D
She is playing Dentoni in MD. First match against a Top150 player in her career. :) She should just enjoy it and give her best. These last 2 weeks have been great for her!

Ballbasher
Jun 29th, 2011, 05:55 PM
Torun R1:Takayama[Q] d. Dentoni[5] 6-2 4-6 6-2 :speakles: :yeah: Great win for Chihiro. :)
She plays Polish player Paula Kania next. If it's on C1, it will be streamed. :p

JujulCactus
Jun 29th, 2011, 09:10 PM
Ok I was not so impressed yet but the win over Dentoni :eek: :worship:
Hope she can keep her form for the netx round , where is it streamed?

Ballbasher
Jun 30th, 2011, 01:44 AM
Sadly she was put on C2, where the tournament has no stream. :( Good Luck against Kania tomorrow. :)

-sugi-
Jul 10th, 2011, 07:20 PM
Chihiro is playing the 25k Quallies in Zwevegem, Belgium. Hopefully we'll have another great performance.

-sugi-
Jul 12th, 2011, 08:10 PM
Zwevegem R1
(Q) Chihiro Takayama (JPN) vs (WC) Desiree Bastianon (BEL)

Nice chance for Chiyo

-sugi-
Jul 13th, 2011, 06:20 PM
(Q) Chihiro Takayama (JPN) d. (WC) Desiree Bastianon (BEL) 7-6 2-6 7-6

Nice fight. Wienerova or Lechemia up next.

Ballbasher
Jul 13th, 2011, 06:44 PM
She doesn't look as convincing as a week ago, but at least she is still winning! :D

-sugi-
Jul 13th, 2011, 11:45 PM
True, but lots of her wins over the past few weeks were all in three sets. :shrug:

Although the scoreline doesn't seem that convincing against Bastianon, I agree.

-sugi-
Jul 14th, 2011, 03:54 PM
Lenka Wienerova (SVK) d. (Q) Chihiro Takayama (JPN) 6-3 6-0 :sad:

-sugi-
Jul 14th, 2011, 03:57 PM
I think you can see her playing in this video?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfTVKEr52Wk

juki
Jul 15th, 2011, 11:05 PM
I would highly assume its Chihiro in the video, but can't say for 100% though :lol:

Chihiro is playing qualifying at 100k Petange, hopefully she can win a few matches and maybe even qualify.

(1)Conny Perrin (SUI) v BYE
Nastassja Burnett (ITA) v Victoria Muntean (FRA)
Carina Litfin (GER) v Chihiro Takayama (JPN)
(8)Marion Gaud (FRA) v Lucie Kriegsmannova (CZE)

Ballbasher
Oct 4th, 2011, 02:01 PM
After some atrocious results lately she lands a big win on HC out of nowhere. :D
50k Kofu R1:
Chihiro Takayama (JPN) d. (3)Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (THA) 46 60 62