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goldenlox
Nov 29th, 2006, 02:31 PM
Sveta's first tournament of 2007 will be a star studded Sydney field. 17 of the top 20 will be there

Jenny.C.Fan
Nov 30th, 2006, 08:57 AM
i thought it was 18 of top twenty, lol, who are the ones not playing, sharapova and who else?

goldenlox
Nov 30th, 2006, 04:53 PM
Now it's 17. Anna C is in Hobart and Myskina is skipping it.

Bероника
Nov 30th, 2006, 07:04 PM
Vamos Sveta!!!! :bounce: Can't wait for the new season to start ;)

Jenny.C.Fan
Dec 1st, 2006, 08:33 AM
Now it's 17. Anna C is in Hobart and Myskina is skipping it.

Okies, thanks

Milito22
Dec 3rd, 2006, 04:02 PM
good luck Sveta!.....:smoke:

prowler
Dec 4th, 2006, 09:59 AM
Come out fighting Sveta! Can't wait also for new season to start!

Andy.
Dec 4th, 2006, 10:06 AM
I cant wait for this tournament, I will get to see her live again and hopefully get some great pix of her.

Bероника
Dec 5th, 2006, 02:44 PM
Hey MightyMashaFan :wavey:

Have fun at the tourney and please cheer Sveta loudly from all of us.

Jenny.C.Fan
Dec 5th, 2006, 04:01 PM
Hey MightyMashaFan :wavey:

Have fun at the tourney and please cheer Sveta loudly from all of us.

Yea :bounce:

Andy.
Dec 5th, 2006, 07:06 PM
Hey MightyMashaFan :wavey:

Have fun at the tourney and please cheer Sveta loudly from all of us.
I will definatly do that and ill try and post as many pics as possible.

smiler
Dec 6th, 2006, 05:20 AM
Wow what an amazing line up! Have fun MightyMashaFan! :)

Jenny.C.Fan
Dec 6th, 2006, 07:55 AM
It is an amazingly good line up, lets hope its a good start to the year, and all those who have commitmed to the tourny take part :)

goldenlox
Dec 18th, 2006, 12:19 AM
This is a tough spot to start the year. Sveta was in Austria, now Spain. Then Hong Kong.
She has to be ready when she gets to Sydney.

goldenlox
Jan 4th, 2007, 10:28 AM
Sveta will be the #2 seed in Sydney after Amelie, but the draw will still be loaded with good players.

Bероника
Jan 4th, 2007, 03:37 PM
Good :D I hope we get to see a final between seeds 1 & 2 ;) :bounce:

goldenlox
Jan 6th, 2007, 11:34 AM
Sveta pulled out of Hong Kong, so she might not be in Sydney -

Kuznetsova pulls out of Hong Kong exhibition with bronchitis

HONG KONG (AP) -Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova pulled out of the Champions Challenge on Saturday because of bronchitis.

It wasn't immediately clear if the illness would prevent her from playing in the Australian Open, which starts Jan. 15.

Kuznetsova, the 2004 U.S. Open winner, appeared fatigued during the tournament and struggled with her movement.

She lost in three sets to Switzerland's Patty Schnyder in the first round on Wednesday, but beat China's Zheng Jie in straight sets Friday in the losers' playoff semifinal.

Kuznetsova was scheduled to face China's Yan Zi in the final on Saturday and play in the doubles final.

goldenlox
Jan 6th, 2007, 11:36 AM
She has a bye, but I hope she skips Sydney -



Dementieva vs. Q
Schiavone vs. Li
Srebotnik vs. Bovina
Kuznetsova vs. Bye

goldenlox
Jan 6th, 2007, 07:44 PM
That's an interesting section of the draw, with Bovina and Dementieva.
If Sveta is out, I wonder if they put a LL in.

goldenlox
Jan 7th, 2007, 01:39 PM
I still don't know if Sveta is playing or not.

goldenlox
Jan 7th, 2007, 04:31 PM
It looks like Sveta will play Tuesday. She has a good section of the draw.

Jenny.C.Fan
Jan 7th, 2007, 06:01 PM
Hope Sveta's feeling better :)

goldenlox
Jan 8th, 2007, 02:30 AM
Sveta plays Srebotnik in round 2.

Bероника
Jan 8th, 2007, 08:07 PM
So she is playing? :D Davai Sveta!!!

goldenlox
Jan 9th, 2007, 11:03 AM
Sveta withdrew after losing the first set 2-6. She still has a respiratory virus, and who knows if she'll be ready for the AO.

"This really disappoints me a lot," she said. "But I just need to stop in the middle of the rally to breathe, and my nose is closed and I hear everything ringing in my ears.

"The blood is going up and I can't really focus with everything else."

"I definitely will play the Australian Open but if I feel a bit like this I will push myself and maybe I will have to retire again," she added.

"I am really motivated to play. But if I am the same way as I am today, I won't. But if I get better, I think I should.

"It's impossible I stay like this one more week. It's not that serious for me."