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Krysteo
Aug 10th, 2006, 08:55 AM
° Nicole will play The Rogers Cup at Montreal next week. :)
° Almost all the best wta players will play

° Retired for now : Amelie Mauresmo, Venus Williams, Elena Bovina

Web site : http://www.rogerscup.com

Vaidisova
Aug 11th, 2006, 07:37 AM
Last year Nicole did really well at this tournament, so I hope she can do well again.:yeah:

Because of several withdrawals, right now it looks like Nicole will be the 5th seed. :)

Krysteo
Aug 11th, 2006, 08:07 AM
- Retired list increase : Amelie Mauresmo, Venus Williams, Elena Bovina, Justine Henin-hardenne, Patty Schnyder.

Vaidisova
Aug 12th, 2006, 12:25 AM
Main draw (Nicole's half)

Kim Clijsters BEL [1] - BYE
Stefanie Dubois CAN [WC] - [Q]
Sania Mirza IND - [Q]
Michaella Krajicek NED - Katarina Srebotnik SLO [14]

Dinara Safina RUS [9] - Tatiana Golovin FRA
Catalina Castano COL - Jie Zheng CHN
Jelena Jankovic SCG - Alona Bondarenko UKR
Francesca Schiavone ITA [8] - BYE

Nadia Petrova RUS [3] - BYE
Lucie Safarova CZE - [Q]
[Q] - [Q]
Marie-Eve Pelletier CAN [WC] - Na Li CHN [16]

Anna-Lena Groenefeld GER [10] - Shuai Peng CHN
Kveta Peschke CZE - [Q]
[Q] - [Q]
Nicole Vaidisova CZE [5] - BYE

Winnie
Aug 12th, 2006, 12:43 AM
Always Clijsters :rolleyes: I'm bored!

Veeko
Aug 12th, 2006, 02:18 AM
I think the draw is ok,nicole can go farther

good luck

Anahi
Aug 12th, 2006, 03:03 AM
I think the draw is ok,nicole can go farther

good luck

Agree with you :)

Vaidisova
Aug 12th, 2006, 04:52 AM
I think the draw is kinda tough, lots of dangerous players (Nadia, ALG, Na Li, etc) but some haven't been playing that well, so I don't know what to expect.

Is the US Open seeds/draw made after results from Montreal? It is important for Nicole to do well here then...

~|Naomi|~
Aug 12th, 2006, 10:45 AM
Is the US Open seeds/draw made after results from Montreal? It is important for Nicole to do well here then...

Yes Monteal counts to seedings. It is the last week that counts.

Good Luck in Montreal Nicole:)

Winnie
Aug 12th, 2006, 11:05 AM
Good luck! :)

Vaidisova
Aug 13th, 2006, 07:54 PM
The draw has changed because of withdrawals

Kim Clijsters BEL [1] - BYE
Stefanie Dubois CAN [WC] - [Q]
Sania Mirza IND - [Q]
Michaella Krajicek NED - Katarina Srebotnik SLO [14]

Ana Ivanovic SCG [13] - Tatiana Golovin FRA
Catalina Castano COL - Jie Zheng CHN
Jelena Jankovic SCG - Alona Bondarenko UKR
Francesca Schiavone ITA [8] - BYE

Nicole Vaidisova CZE [5] - BYE
Lucie Safarova CZE - [Q]
[Q] - [Q]
Marie-Eve Pelletier CAN [WC] - Na Li CHN [16]

Anna-Lena Groenefeld GER [10] - Shuai Peng CHN
Kveta Peschke CZE - [Q]
[Q] - [Q]
Dinara Safina RUS [9] - BYE

Vaidisova
Aug 13th, 2006, 07:54 PM
And Nicole is playing doubles

(1) Yan/Zheng BYE
Gullickson/Peng v. Jankovic/Na
(wc) Drake/Vaidisova v. Navratilova/Petrova
Jidkova/Martinez Sanchez v. (7) Dulko/Morariu

Vaidisova
Aug 14th, 2006, 02:13 AM
Nicole will face the winner of Safarova vs. Razzano

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 14th, 2006, 02:49 AM
:fiery:

I prefered Nikki's draw before the changes. :sad:

:speakles: @ playing Nadya/Martina in the opening round.

Vaidisova
Aug 15th, 2006, 12:19 AM
Nicole will play Lucie. The H2H is 1-1, both matches have been 3 setters on clay. Lucie beat Nicole earlier this year.

I hope Nicole will win.

Vaidisova
Aug 15th, 2006, 12:37 AM
Tuesday OOP

4. Hingis vs. Santangelo (NB 19.30hrs)
5. Vaidisova vs. Safarova

Veeko
Aug 15th, 2006, 02:06 AM
good luck nicole,i think she will win

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 15th, 2006, 02:53 AM
Good luck Nikki. :D

Ugh, I just wish they didn't have to face each other so early on. :(

Anahi
Aug 15th, 2006, 03:12 AM
She will win the match :)

Veeko
Aug 15th, 2006, 04:08 AM
She will win the match :)

I believe you:D

Veeko
Aug 16th, 2006, 02:47 AM
nicole's match has started

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 03:10 AM
The score is 3 - 3 for the moment

Vaidisova
Aug 16th, 2006, 03:18 AM
Nicole just lost the 1st set 3-6. :bigcry: She's barely winning points on Lucie's serve.

I had a bad feeling about this match....

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 03:19 AM
she still can win c'mon

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 16th, 2006, 03:29 AM
Nicole just lost the 1st set 3-6. :bigcry: She's barely winning points on Lucie's serve.

I had a bad feeling about this match....

Me too. :(

Things looking a bit better now, up 2-0 in the second.

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:02 AM
Only we have to be possitive guys

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:07 AM
5-4, 30-30. :scared:

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:09 AM
And it's back to 5-5...

Nikki led 5-3, and served for the set. :speakles:

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:18 AM
nicole won the second set 7 - 5 :)

Veeko
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:23 AM
yeah,now come on nicole

Vaidisova
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:45 AM
phew Nicole managed to win.

Veeko
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:45 AM
great job,nicole

they have already played the match with three sets

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:47 AM
Nicole won 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 :)

Vaidisova
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:48 AM
Nicole's next match should be easier...

Anyways, she has doubles tomorrow

Drake/Vaidisova vs. M.Navratilova/Petrova

Derek.
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:50 AM
I'm glad you got through this one Nicole! :D

Good luck in the next round! :yeah:

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 04:55 AM
1set.............................................. ..............................2set
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3set.............................................. ..............................Match
http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e324/Marioner/3set.jpghttp://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e324/Marioner/match.jpg

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 16th, 2006, 05:33 AM
Well done Nikki, nice fighting. :yeah:

Yeah, third round should be much easier - either Pratt or Pelletier.

Veeko
Aug 16th, 2006, 07:59 AM
MONTREAL, Canada - Nicole Vaidisova faced tough tasks en route to the third round of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank Tuesday night on the hardcourts of Uniprix Stadium.

In the final match of the day, Vaidisova notched her second Sony Ericsson WTA Tour victory over Safarova. The two faced each other earlier this year at Amelia Island and Safarova won 64 in the third. This time Vaidisova left her opponent no chance in the third set. She will next meet either Nicole Pratt or Marie-Čve Pelletier. After reaching her first career Tier I semifinal at San Diego, 17-year-old Vaidisova broke into the Top 10 for the first time and is only the 12th-youngest Tour player to do so.

Krysteo
Aug 16th, 2006, 08:15 AM
Correctionnelle frisée mais victoire assuré, c'est le principal :)

Winnie
Aug 16th, 2006, 10:06 AM
Good work :) Keep fighting Nicole when you are in trouble :)

Anahi
Aug 16th, 2006, 06:27 PM
Nicole will win in her match :) , but in doubles...well i don't want to said anything i think that is a dificulte match but good luck to Nicole and Maureen hehe ;)

Winnie
Aug 16th, 2006, 06:36 PM
Nicole will win in her match :) , but in doubles...well i don't want to said anything i think that is a dificulte match but good luck to Nicole and Maureen hehe ;)
yea,ll' be hard :)

Mailin
Aug 16th, 2006, 09:55 PM
Uhhhh, Nicole withdrew from doubles, that is what stand on wtatour.com

Court BN (from 11.00hrs)
1. Black vs. Safina
2. Ivanovic vs. Zheng
3. Myskina vs. Peer
4. Fichman/Tetreault* vs. M.Navratilova/Petrova
5. Husarova/Pennetta vs. Chakvetadze/Vesnina

*(LL) Fichman/Tetreault replace (WC) Drake/Vaidisova. Vaidisova withdrew from doubles due to right shoulder tendonitis.

Hope it is nothing too serious :(

Winnie
Aug 16th, 2006, 10:09 PM
oh no!! :( What it is??no too serious,I hope :sad: Get well Nicole :worship:

Vaidisova
Aug 16th, 2006, 10:12 PM
Well this article says she is still gonna play singles:

Also, Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic pulled out of doubles with a sore right shoulder, but the fifth seed will play her third-round singles match on Thursday.

Vaidisova and Maureen Drake of Toronto were replaced in the doubles draw by Sharon Fichman of Toronto and Valerie Tetreault of St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que. They were to face Petrova and tennis legend Martina Mavratilova later Wednesday.

http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1155726367668&call_pageid=968332188492

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So I guess it isn't too bad I don't know if she should be risking further injury with the Open coming up. Her shoulder problem is what kept her out of tournaments earlier this year...

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 01:26 AM
Nicole is scheduled to play the 3rd match on stadium tomorrow.

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 01:35 AM
..and Kim just retired.:sad: So if Nicole is healthy enough and can get through to the semis - she won't be playing Kim.

Veeko
Aug 17th, 2006, 02:29 AM
Also, Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic pulled out of doubles with a sore right shoulder, but the fifth seed will play her third-round singles match on Thursday.
So I guess it isn't too bad I don't know if she should be risking further injury with the Open coming up. Her shoulder problem is what kept her out of tournaments earlier this year...

..and Kim just retired.:sad: So if Nicole is healthy enough and can get through to the semis - she won't be playing Kim.

now bad news for Kim,good news for nicole,i hope that she is ok enough to play the matches:angel:

Veeko
Aug 17th, 2006, 04:25 AM
so Vaidisova VS Pratt

Sharapova's_Boy
Aug 17th, 2006, 09:16 AM
Good luck Nikki. :D

Krysteo
Aug 17th, 2006, 09:57 AM
Good Luck... if she play

Have you seen that :

"Martina Navratilova turns 50 on October 18 but she still knows how to hit a ball – and she proved it again yesterday afternoon. The defending Rogers Cup doubles champion, along with partner Nadia Petrova of Russia, easily eliminated the Canadian duo of Sharon Fichman and Valérie Tétreault 6-0, 6-1. The two Canucks replaced Maureen Drake and Nicole Vaidisova when the latter pulled out because of tendonitis. Navratilova and Petrova close out the evening session on Centre Court against Argentina’s Gisela Dulko and Corina Morariu of the U.S"

Mailin
Aug 17th, 2006, 10:01 AM
Good Luck... if she play

Have you seen that :

"Martina Navratilova turns 50 on October 18 but she still knows how to hit a ball – and she proved it again yesterday afternoon. The defending Rogers Cup doubles champion, along with partner Nadia Petrova of Russia, easily eliminated the Canadian duo of Sharon Fichman and Valérie Tétreault 6-0, 6-1. The two Canucks replaced Maureen Drake and Nicole Vaidisova when the latter pulled out because of tendonitis. Navratilova and Petrova close out the evening session on Centre Court against Argentina’s Gisela Dulko and Corina Morariu of the U.S"

Yes, you should read on the previous page ;)

Anyway, good luck at Nicole tonight, she should take advantage of what has happened to Kim (I seriously hope that Kim can play the US Open) .

Winnie
Aug 17th, 2006, 10:52 AM
Yes, you should read on the previous page ;)

Anyway, good luck at Nicole tonight, she should take advantage of what has happened to Kim (I seriously hope that Kim can play the US Open) .
That's good news for Nicole if she can play good with her injury :sad:
Krysteo,I know him a little,and he's not very good in english (like me).You can forgive him ;)

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 06:37 PM
Nicole pulled out:sad:

Winnie
Aug 17th, 2006, 06:44 PM
Nicole pulled out:sad:
:sad: :sad: :sad:

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 06:56 PM
There's just over a week until the US Open - I hope Nicole will be well by then but it doesn't look good...:bigcry:

Winnie
Aug 17th, 2006, 06:58 PM
Nothing official for the moment?

Mailin
Aug 17th, 2006, 07:04 PM
where did you read it?

Nicole :sad:

Winnie
Aug 17th, 2006, 07:10 PM
where did you read it?

Nicole :sad:
It's on the rds site but nothing in the official site :shrug:

Mailin
Aug 17th, 2006, 07:13 PM
rds? what is that?

Winnie
Aug 17th, 2006, 07:14 PM
rds? what is that?
I don't know,just tape this on google and you will see,it's in french.

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 07:46 PM
Vaidisova withdraws in Montreal

Fifth seed Nicole Vaidisova has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup in Montreal with tendonitis just before being due on court for her third round match with Nicole Pratt.

http://www.eurosport.co.uk/tennis/wta-montreal/2006/sport_sto946063.shtml

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 08:09 PM
Vaidisova said she would rehab the injury and try to be ready for the U.S. Open in less than two weeks.

"I'm not injured, I'm just preventing it from getting injured," said Vaidisova. "It's too close to the U.S. Open to risk anything further.

"I've done this before and I've learned from my mistakes. I just really want to make sure nothing happens. I still have a long career ahead of me. I'm 17 and my health is my No. 1 priority."

http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1155812843476&call_pageid=968332188492

Vaidisova
Aug 17th, 2006, 08:41 PM
Vaidisova latest seed to pull out of Montreal

7 minutes ago

Czech Nicole Vaidisova, the fifth seed, forfeited her third round match at the 1.34 million-dollar WTA hardcourt tournament complaining of a sore right shoulder.

Several minutes later, Serbia's Jelena Jankovic also forfeited her match against compatriot Ana Ivanovic.

"This morning I hit some balls and it still felt a little sore. The timing is bad with the US Open coming up," said Vaidisova, who withdrew hours before the scheduled start of the match rather than risk a serious injury before the last Grand Slam of the season.

Her withdrawal means Australian Nicole Pratt reached the quarter-finals by walkover.

Vaidisova, who was bothered earlier this season by tendinitis in the shoulder, had already withdrawn from doubles here.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060817/sp_wl_afp/tenniswtacan_060817192907&printer=1

Veeko
Aug 18th, 2006, 02:35 AM
sad news for nicole:sad:

I hope everything is ok with her:angel:

Anahi
Aug 18th, 2006, 02:36 AM
I hope so too

Winnie
Aug 18th, 2006, 10:11 AM
What a pity ! :sad:

"I'm not injured, I'm just preventing it from getting injured"
(tendonitis in her right shoulder, like before Indian Wells n Miami)

So she's not really injured (good for US Open :) ) .
In that case, her voluntary decision to withdraw for safety had to be very very hard and sad :sad: to take because after Clijsters' withdrawal*, Nicole was fully aware that this time, she had really the opportunity of reaching the final and maybe winning her first Tier I (300 pts WTA, as many as a Grand Slam semi-final, but with less media coverage)

But the voice of reason has spoken: :worship: " I'm 17 and my health is my No. 1 priority " (Vaidisova) :worship:

*(poor Kim :sad: , we will miss her at "her" US Open)
Hey,Salut :wavey: C'est la premičre fois que je te vois poster ici.C'est cool,un nouveau fan français,j'ai remarqué que Nicole avait plein de fans Français. :) Tu soutiens Nicole depuis Rg 2006?
C'est dommage qu'elle se retire mais c'est bien si elle veut prendre soin d'elle ;)

andrewbroad
Aug 18th, 2006, 04:03 PM
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ROGERS CUP (Montréal, Canada; outdoor hard; WTA Tier I)
========== http://www.rogerscup.com/ (http://www.rogerscup.com/)
Photos
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On-court:
http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news/?c=news_photos&p=vaidisova (http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news/?c=news_photos&p=vaidisova)
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=255237 (http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=255237) (various players)
http://jeansebastienmarceau.com/ (http://jeansebastienmarceau.com/) (Jour 1)

Off-court:
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=255462 (http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=255462) (various players)
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/photogallery/ (http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/photogallery/)
Search Getty Images for "vaidisova"

Nicole looks absolutely gorgeous now! :hearts:


Video (interview): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUdeUCDrWNQ (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUdeUCDrWNQ)

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Second round (Tuesday 15th August)
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+ NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [5] d. Lucie Šafárová, 3-6 7-5 6-1

I've never seen Lucie play, but I've read great things about her. She's quite an attractive girl, with fascinating eyes. Her face used to be a little too thick for my liking, but a recent weight-loss seems to have changed that, at the expense of making her arms too thin.

Nicole beat Lucie 4-6 6-0 6-4 in the first round of the French Open 2005, but it should be noted that Lucie has never ever won a first-round match in the main draw (singles) of any Grand Slam, which is incredible for someone with three WTA singles-titles to her name.

But Lucie beat Nicole 6-1 4-6 6-4 at Amelia Island 2006, so this was a good match for Nicole to get through.

The match lasted 2h01m.

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Third round (Thursday 17th August)
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- NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [5] lt. Nicole Pratt [Q], walkover (right-shoulder tendonitis)

Nicole Vaidišová: "This morning I hit some balls, and it still felt a little sore. The timing is bad with the US Open coming up.

"I'm not injured, I'm just preventing it from getting injured. It's too close to the US Open to risk anything further.

"I've done this before, and I've learned from my mistakes. I just really want to make sure nothing happens. I still have a long career ahead of me. I'm 17 and my health is my number-one priority."


I'm very disappointed that this has happened, not just because the US Open is less than two weeks away, but also because I thought our Nicole had a golden opportunity of winning this tournament. It's a Tier I, but a spate of big-name withdrawals has left it almost as weak as a Tier III.

Had our Nicole not had this problem, I have no doubt whatsoever that she would have beaten Nicole Pratt, and since she had already beaten Dinara Safina as a 15-year-old at Hobart 2005, why not now?

Ana Ivanovic would have been the biggest threat to Nicole in the semi-finals, but although Ana won their only meeting [Miami 2005, when she made Nicole cry], I've been much more impressed by Nicole's progress than by Ana's this year.

And Nicole's nemesis Svetlana Kuznetsova is safely tucked away in the bottom half of the draw. With the quarter-final line-up being as it is, I would now love to see Anna Chakvetadze go all the way.

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Doubles
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Nicole had a wild card into the main draw with Maureen Drake, but Nicole withdrew on Wednesday with right-shoulder tendonitis - the day before she scratched from the singles.

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http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Nicole_Vaidisova/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Nicole_Vaidisova/)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nicole-vaidisova/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nicole-vaidisova/)