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tiptop
Nov 5th, 2006, 03:12 PM
That was a great week for her and she played damn good. I'm really impressed. Hope she can show in 2007, what she is made of...

Good luck! :)

Piotr'ek
Nov 5th, 2006, 03:14 PM
I was trully impressed, I thought semis was a fluke but I give her a respectable credit.

Ballbasher
Nov 5th, 2006, 03:15 PM
Kaia third semifinal first fnal first Top20 win first set against a Top10 player the week couldn't have been better :hearts: Good luck in Deauville

Adasko
Nov 5th, 2006, 03:16 PM
:hatoff: :clap2: to Kaia. Well done

papru
Nov 5th, 2006, 03:19 PM
Kaia :clap2:

KClijsters
Nov 5th, 2006, 03:20 PM
I was so impressed about her game, she played really well :worship:

It was a great tournament for her :D

pav
Nov 5th, 2006, 04:15 PM
I have to agree,I thought Kim would take her out in two sets but she made her work and wasn't intimidated :worship:

-sugi-
Nov 5th, 2006, 04:15 PM
Kaia :worship:

I became a fan this week :)

Bart
Nov 5th, 2006, 04:16 PM
Kaia :yeah:

pirru0
Nov 5th, 2006, 04:56 PM
Amazing good tennis - she belongs among top 30 in rating! Congrats.

Mileen
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:01 PM
I love you Kaia! Amazing good tennis, very impressive! Future Top 5. Congrats Kaia!! Terrific, great tennis!!

wally1
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:06 PM
I first saw Kaia play in the semi's of the 25K at Redbridge in 2004 when she got beaten by Chakvetadze. After the match I well remember seeing her sitting on her own in a corner of the sports centre, looking pretty unhappy - so I'm very glad to see how far she's come since then and that she has a great future.

spiceboy
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:07 PM
Seems like people forget that Kaia was a former world #1 in juniors....

2001 Junior French Open

F 4-Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. 6-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)6-3 1-6 6-2
SF 4-Kaia Kanepi (EST) ) d. 7-Ashley Harkleroad (USA) 6-1 6-3
QF 4-Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. Myriam Casanova (SUI) 6-0 6-1
3R 4-Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. 15-Dinara Safina (RUS) 7-6(1) 6-3
2R 4-Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) 6-0 6-1
1R 4-Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. Jamea Jackson (USA) 6-0 6-4

2001 Junior US Open

QF (10)Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. (1)Kaia Kanepi (EST) 4-6 6-4 7-6(3)
3R (1)Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. (15)Dinara Safina (RUS) 6-3 4-6 7-5
2R (1)Kaia Kanepi (EST)d. Maria Sharapova (RUS) 6-3 7-5
1R (1)Kaia Kanepi (EST) d. WC-Tanner Cochran (USA) 3-6 6-4 7-5

doris_hdz
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:08 PM
Congrats Kaia!!!:clap2:

Tennislover26
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:10 PM
she was great, you often wondered who was the n6 in the world :cool:

Dexter
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:10 PM
:yeah:

KClijsters
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:13 PM
Amazing good tennis - she belongs among top 30 in rating! Congrats.

I totally agree with you :)
What I saw of her today was really good, certain top 30 :worship:

terjw
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:25 PM
Seems like people forget that Kaia was a former world #1 in juniors....


Yeah but that was 2001. So what I can't understand is what's she been doing to be lingering down the rankings between then and this tournament.

To a certain extent I can see she had no pressure on her playing Kim. And players often play well above themselves in those situations. Especially with the real weapons she's got. Just give it a go and when the shots land in .... But even so - I still just don't understand at all what she's been doing all this time with a game like she's got.

spiceboy
Nov 5th, 2006, 05:46 PM
Kaia was sidelined with injuries when she started her transition to the pro Tour and she didn't fulfilled her potential. Her last big injury was in summer 2004 when she played the Olympics in August and didn't compete until 7 months later in a $10K in Germany (March 2005) Her last half of season of 2005 was stunning winning $75K Fano, reaching the final at $75K+H Dubai and reaching the semis at Tier III Kolkatta. Ranked in the 500's at mid season she reached the top 100 at the end of last year :worship: