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Vaidisova
Dec 31st, 2006, 09:46 PM
We will get the draw in just 5 days, so it is not too far away now.

Nicole's first tournament will be Sydney, which will have a loaded field. She won't be seeded so it will be tough right away. However since it is gonna be a tough tournament, it will show us where her game is at going into the AO (so hope she doesn't disappoint). This will be Nicole's second time playing Sydney - she made the SF in 2006.:scared:

1 Henin
2 Mauresmo
3 Kuznetsova
4 Clijsters
5 Petrova
6 Hingis
7 Dementieva
8 Schnyder
9 Vaidisova
10 Safina
11 Jankovic
12 Ivanovic
13 Bovina (SR)
14 Schiavone
15 Bartoli
16 Hantuchova
17 Groenefeld
18 Peer
19 Li
20 Golovin
21 Srebotnik

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 1st, 2007, 01:41 AM
Good luck Nikki. :D

That is one loaded field though. :unsure:

Sexysova
Jan 1st, 2007, 08:11 AM
It's really fantastic draw for viewers, but not for us :eek:

GOOD LUCK NICKI :) You must show if you are really one of the best tennis player :)

Derek.
Jan 2nd, 2007, 10:54 PM
Good luck Nicole! :yeah:

Anahi
Jan 4th, 2007, 01:23 AM
Good Luck!!!

Vaidisova
Jan 4th, 2007, 04:18 AM
Justine has withdrawn so now Nicole will be the 8th seed. :)

Derek.
Jan 4th, 2007, 06:28 AM
Justine has withdrawn so now Nicole will be the 8th seed. :)


Which is much better.

She should at least make the quarterfinals, but hopefully further. ;)

Sexysova
Jan 4th, 2007, 06:47 AM
YES :) I prayed to "GOD" so any player will withdraw from SYDNEY :) Yeah... I estimated Justine, Mauresmo or Petrova :) It's super that Nicole will be seeded :) She will play maybe against some qualifier yes? :)

SloKid
Jan 4th, 2007, 12:30 PM
This is one of the strongest Tier II tourney out there and good she got a seeding or else it would've been a lot tougher. There are still some very dangerous not seeded players, but at least she'll avoid the big guns.

Derek.
Jan 4th, 2007, 04:52 PM
This is one of the strongest Tier II tourney out there and good she got a seeding or else it would've been a lot tougher. There are still some very dangerous not seeded players, but at least she'll avoid the big guns.


For sure. :unsure:

We could have something like another Vaidisova vs. Golovin first round. :o

Vaidisova
Jan 5th, 2007, 02:31 PM
Now that HK is over for Nicole, time to move on to Sydney...

We should get the draw later today (last yr draw was posted 4:50am board time).

Sexysova
Jan 5th, 2007, 03:13 PM
it's really shame that Nicole lost :) I hope that she will be ready and absolutely fit in AO and Sydney :) GL

Vaidisova
Jan 5th, 2007, 05:08 PM
The 1R matches are Sunday and Monday, so not much longer.. Hope Nicole is ready (and able to do better than HK).

Derek.
Jan 5th, 2007, 05:34 PM
:scared:

Sexysova
Jan 5th, 2007, 05:52 PM
I trust to her... it will be her first tournament, no exhibition, it will be important, she defends SF :) I trust to her :)

Nadie
Jan 5th, 2007, 06:58 PM
Good luck Nikki :bounce:

field is tough :o

Derek.
Jan 5th, 2007, 07:05 PM
:scared:

SloKid
Jan 5th, 2007, 07:08 PM
:scared:
Yes, you're scared, we get it. :p

ayusania
Jan 5th, 2007, 07:13 PM
yea^ same here! all the best nicole!

Derek.
Jan 5th, 2007, 07:58 PM
Yes, you're scared, we get it. :p

Very. :scared: :p

How much longer until the draw comes out? :unsure:

SloKid
Jan 5th, 2007, 08:04 PM
Beats me, but not for at least some 5 hours I don't think. Probably more.

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:05 AM
Nicole plays Daniela first round:eek:

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:11 AM
Mauresmo vs. Bye
Golovin vs. Q
Zvonareva vs. Stosur
Jankovic vs. Hingis

Petrova vs. Bye
Dellacqua vs. Ivanovic
Q vs. Bartoli
Hantuchova vs. Vaidisova

Schnyder vs. Q
Groenefeld vs. Peer
Safina vs. Pratt
Clijsters vs. Bye

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

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:16 AM
Derek's going to have a heart attack. :lol:

Normally I'd say this is a fairly routine draw to the Quarters, but with her recent form, :shrug:.

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:21 AM
If she loses 1R it will be awful. The draw is tough (not surprising) so I'm not sure how far she will get, but losing 1R going into AO... not good.

Veeko
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:36 AM
The draw :eek: :scared:

Good luck nicole!

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:46 AM
If she loses then she'd be going into the AO with 3 straight losses. :help:

Derek.
Jan 6th, 2007, 05:55 AM
Derek's going to have a heart attack. :lol:

Normally I'd say this is a fairly routine draw to the Quarters, but with her recent form, :shrug:.


:speakles:

I don't know who to cheer for. :sad:

They both suck at the moment. :o

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 06:10 AM
I think that Nicole has great chance to defeat Daniela because Daniela played at Auckland - 1R vs. Cibulkova - 6:1 3:6 6:2
2R vs. Razzano - 1:6 5:7

Razzano isn't any very good player :)

GOOD LUCK NICOLE :)

Derek.
Jan 6th, 2007, 06:50 AM
I think that Nicole has great chance to defeat Daniela because Daniela played at Auckland - 1R vs. Cibulkova - 6:1 3:6 6:2
2R vs. Razzano - 1:6 5:7

Razzano isn't any very good player :)

GOOD LUCK NICOLE :)


Razzano is still a decent player.

She beat Hingis at the US Open last year.

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 07:01 AM
but Hingis didn't play well at US OPEN 06, she defeated close Peng of China.

I think that Nicole will win and I hope for it :)

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 08:17 AM
Nicole will play first day:eek:


Centre Court
Sunday 7 January starting at 11.00am:

Casey DELLACQUA (AUS) vs Ana IVANOVIC (SRB)

Followed by
Francesca SHIAVONE (ITA) vs Na LI (CHN)

Followed by
Anna-Lena GROENEFELD (GER) vs Shahar PEER (ISR)

Followed by
Daniela HANTUCHOVA (SVK) vs Nicole VAIDISOVA (CZE)

I don't think it is good because it is soon from HK.. :scared: :sad:

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 08:24 AM
Where did you find this schedule? :)

I think that it doesn't mind.... it's really not important I think :)

PLEASE TRUST TO HER!!! I know that she didn't play well at WWC but it can be other in SYDNEY, I hope for it you must too... We must fan to she and trust to she, it is important :)

Andy.
Jan 6th, 2007, 08:53 AM
I was at the Medibank today and watched Nicole practice. She was practicing with Pirokova. She looks a lot stronger in build in person and from last year, she was wearing a really funky top and little shrts. She was hitting the ball resonably well and had a pretty good session IMO. at one stage one of the balls came over to me and when i gave it back she said thanks, she also signed something for me after her practice. Feel free to ask any questions.

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:00 AM
pls, you greet she :) and you can wish gl to she :) I think she will win :) I hope :)

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:02 AM
I was at the Medibank today and watched Nicole practice. She was practicing with Pirokova. She looks a lot stronger in build in person and from last year, she was wearing a really funky top and little shrts. She was hitting the ball resonably well and had a pretty good session IMO. at one stage one of the balls came over to me and when i gave it back she said thanks, she also signed something for me after her practice. Feel free to ask any questions.

Thanks for the report. Did you take any pictures from the practice session?

And will you go the match tomorrow (and take pics if you do)?

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:07 AM
yes it will be great, if you post some pics from practice and match :)

Vaidisova: pls tell me, where did you find this schedule for 7 Jan 07? I went to Medibank International official site and there isn't schedule tomorrow :)

Vaidisova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:10 AM
Here is the link:)

https://www.clubsonline.com.au/custompage/index.cfm?fuseaction=display_main&CategoryID=214&orgid=870&cfid=4459845&cftoken=51865711&dts=6120079721

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:13 AM
thx Vaidisova :) you're the best member who fan to Nicole ;)

Andy.
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:14 AM
Thanks for the report. Did you take any pictures from the practice session?

And will you go the match tomorrow (and take pics if you do)?
I was so anoyed my Camera lost power just before I went to watch her but I will be back tomorow and will be at the match so i will have heapd on pix :D

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:19 AM
thx :)

Veeko
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:24 AM
I was at the Medibank today and watched Nicole practice. She was practicing with Pirokova. She looks a lot stronger in build in person and from last year, she was wearing a really funky top and little shrts. She was hitting the ball resonably well and had a pretty good session IMO. at one stage one of the balls came over to me and when i gave it back she said thanks, she also signed something for me after her practice. Feel free to ask any questions.

It's cool!
Nicole is so kind.Hope she isn't so tired!:angel:

In HK,she was kind to fans.There was a fan saying something like this.When she saw nicole,she was eating an apple:p ,and getting ready to go.She is more beautiful than herself in the pics:D She is tall and thin,and her face is snowy white and small,like a hand:lol: Her smile is so sweet!;)

Hope nicole plays well tomorrow!:angel: Hope she could win the first match in 2007:p

Sexysova
Jan 6th, 2007, 09:34 AM
I hope too Veeko :) we can fan together ;)

Neptune
Jan 6th, 2007, 10:24 AM
Hi,Veeko!:wavey:

Nice story! :) That's true,she's really different in real. :)

Well,first round............Daniela!:eek:

Play your best Nici!:bounce:

We'll see how she recovered from HK exihition!:scratch: :hug:

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:09 AM
match begins at the moment :) GL NICOLE :) HONEY :)

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:23 AM
2:0 - break :) :bounce: :worship:

Vaidisova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:27 AM
She's off to a good start. Let's hope she keeps it up. :)

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:29 AM
yes :) Hantuchova serves very badly :) it's good thing :) Nicole serves 2 aces :)

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:31 AM
third ace :)

Anahi
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:35 AM
Good Luck Nicole!!

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:39 AM
5:1 :D :worship:

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:42 AM
fantastic beginning - 6:1 first set :worship: :worship: :worship:

Vaidisova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:42 AM
Nicole takes the set 6-1 with a 2nd serve ace!

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:44 AM
yes 4th ace :) and 2nd from 2nd serve :bounce:

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:52 AM
hantuchova serves really well in second set :fiery:

Veeko
Jan 7th, 2007, 07:54 AM
Great job in the first set,keep it going

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:00 AM
she leads 3:2(broke Daniela's serve) :)

Anahi
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:15 AM
yeah nicole won!!!! :)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v609/anahi_333/VaidisovaHantuchovaSidney2007.jpg

Veeko
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:17 AM
First win in the new year,great job!

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:19 AM
really extremely good :) 6:1 6:4, pls do you know when Nicole broke Hantuchova in second set? 2:2 or 3:3?

Derek.
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:21 AM
Great job Nicole! :D :banana:

Glad to see her serve is back! :worship:

Good luck in the next round! :yeah:

Vaidisova
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:21 AM
Wow what a way to officially start off the year Nicole. ;)

I didn't expect her to win this easily. So glad she proved me wrong. :p

Under an hour! 5 aces and only 1 DF.. Her serve was really working today, didn't face a BP either.

Keep it up Nicole!!!

Svet
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:25 AM
Nicole has won, it is uncommonly
Statistics simply stunning
Only 13 point it is given in the first set, 6 of them on the her serving
Has a little spoiled statistics in an ending - with 4 matchpoint has taken a match

BRAVO!

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:36 AM
I think Nicole played really very well, mainly when she was serving :) she didn't get chance to Daniela - not break ball :) 70% first serve, 5 aces, only 1 DF :) really very well... It's shame that live scores didn't show winners and unforced errors :)

But Nicole you played very well, keep it up :) GL in next rounds :)

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:41 AM
Nikki :woohoo:

Hopefully she's starting to find some form.

Neptune
Jan 7th, 2007, 08:58 AM
Good job from Nicole!:angel:

Under an hour :eek: ,well,that's pretty good!;)

Vaidisova
Jan 7th, 2007, 09:05 AM
Nicole will play the winner of Bartoli/Fedak next.

Vaidisova
Jan 7th, 2007, 09:11 AM
Nicole VAIDISOVA (CZE) Leads Marion BARTOLI (FRA) : 1 to 0 *

2005 Seoul QF Hard (O) N.VAIDISOVA 6-4 6-1

Nicole VAIDISOVA (CZE) Leads Juliana FEDAK (UKR) : 1 to 0 *

2006 Sydney 16 Hard (O) N.VAIDISOVA 6-3 6-3

Sexysova
Jan 7th, 2007, 09:34 AM
great draw :) but Bartoli can be dangerous opponent, but Nicole can win :)

Eugenia
Jan 7th, 2007, 10:35 PM
Nice win Nicole! :woohoo: Best of luck in the second round! :bigclap:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 8th, 2007, 02:12 AM
Fedak's currently up a set and 3-1, so it looks like we'll have a rematch from last year.

Let's hope for the same result. :worship:

Vaidisova
Jan 8th, 2007, 02:24 AM
Nicole will play Fedak in the next rd. She should win....

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 8th, 2007, 02:29 AM
Good luck Nikki. :D

Hope they show the match on TV.

Sexysova
Jan 8th, 2007, 05:03 AM
Yes, Nicole should to win. Maybe on EUROSPORT 2 :) Schedule begins 01:00(GMT+01:00) :)

Svet
Jan 8th, 2007, 09:00 AM
Good luck Nicci !

I am sure, you'll beat the rest.

You are the champ, a hurricane.

Neptune
Jan 8th, 2007, 06:32 PM
COURT 6
11:00 MINAR vs SRICHAPHAN
SCHNYDER vs PEER
FEDAK vs VAIDISOVA
CLEMENT vs MATHIEU

Nicole is playing on court 6 tonight!:)

I must predict an easy win from her.

Sexysova
Jan 8th, 2007, 07:06 PM
I hope that you're right, but Nicole should win ;)

Vaidisova
Jan 8th, 2007, 08:16 PM
yeah I'm not worried too much about this match.. the next one however (either petrova or ivanovic :scared:)

Anahi
Jan 8th, 2007, 08:47 PM
Nicole can win the title ;) hihi i hope

Derek.
Jan 8th, 2007, 10:43 PM
Good luck Nicole! :D :banana:

Sexysova
Jan 9th, 2007, 03:39 AM
6:3 2:1 - Nicole is serving at the moment ;)

Anahi
Jan 9th, 2007, 03:44 AM
6-3, 4-1 great

Anahi
Jan 9th, 2007, 03:47 AM
just one game more and the match is for nicole!!

Vaidisova
Jan 9th, 2007, 03:51 AM
Nicole wins 6-3 6-1. :)

Anahi
Jan 9th, 2007, 03:55 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v609/anahi_333/VaidisovaFedakSidney2007.jpg

Yeah!!!!! hahaha

Sexysova
Jan 9th, 2007, 03:57 AM
WOW :) 6:3 6:1 for Nicole, well played, first set maybe was very dramatic ;)

Svet
Jan 9th, 2007, 04:09 AM
Tank you Nicci

Derek.
Jan 9th, 2007, 04:31 AM
Nicole! :D :banana:

Into her first quarterfinal of the year. :worship:

It's going to be tough from now on.

Good luck in the next round! :yeah:

Neptune
Jan 9th, 2007, 05:59 AM
Great job Nicole!:angel:

Under an hour again,well done!

Hope she will face Ana instead of Petrova (:o )

Nicole is in good form,it will be perfect for Ao!:bounce:

Vaidisova
Jan 9th, 2007, 07:45 AM
Nicole will play Ana:eek: :eek: :eek:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 9th, 2007, 11:51 AM
Nikki :woohoo:

Please, please, please beat Ana. :worship:

Hope I get some sort of TV coverage of the match.

Derek.
Jan 9th, 2007, 12:36 PM
Nicole vs. Ana! :eek:

It would be amazing if Nicole could beat her. :)

Good luck Nicole! :D :yeah:

Vaidisova
Jan 9th, 2007, 02:07 PM
Nicole vs. Ana is the night match, NB 7:30pm.

Please win Nicole.;)

Sexysova
Jan 9th, 2007, 02:41 PM
pls Nicole, beat Ana :)

Svet
Jan 9th, 2007, 05:30 PM
Good luck Nicci.
To struggle and win.

Neptune
Jan 9th, 2007, 05:55 PM
Wouah,Nicole vs Ana!What a match!

Good luck and win it!:angel:

Sexysova
Jan 9th, 2007, 06:36 PM
I don't understand to it: I had vcash about $200 yesterday and I have today $30, why? :(

Vaidisova
Jan 9th, 2007, 10:43 PM
Good luck today Nicole. I'm really excited and nervous for the match because it is a big one. :angel: I'm gonna stay up to follow livescores (it will be after midnight here), so hopefully you win.

Mailin
Jan 10th, 2007, 12:50 AM
Yes, it will be shown live on ES here :)

And since I am sick I will be able to stay home and watch it. At least one good thing about being sick :lol:

Anahi
Jan 10th, 2007, 05:11 AM
here i can't see the match, always in espn are the match of the ATP :(
so i have to see the livescores hehe but when nicole play tonight al 7:30 in sidney here are 3:30 am so if i'm wake up at this time i see the scores hehe

Sexysova
Jan 10th, 2007, 05:21 AM
Mailin: I'm sick too, here in Czech republic it should be LIVE on EUROSPORT :) GOOD LUCK NICOLE, I trust you, honey :)

Neptune
Jan 10th, 2007, 05:29 AM
What a chance!Everybody is sick here!:lol: Except me,I have to go to school,I can't watch the match and I will know the result only after 13.00 pm.

Sexysova
Jan 10th, 2007, 08:47 AM
first break :)

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:00 AM
Nikki's up a break, 4-2. :D

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:05 AM
Ana serving, 2-4

0-15 DF
0-30
15-30
15-40 DF
30-40
Deuce
Adv Vaidisova
Deuce
Adv Ivanovic
Deuce
Adv Ivanovic
Game Ivanovic

Vaidisova *4-3 Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:06 AM
Should've broken there Nikki, you had a lot of chances. :(

Oh well, hold here.

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:09 AM
Nikki serving, up 4-3.

0-15
15-15
30-15
40-15
Game Vaidisova :D

Vaidisova 5-3* Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:10 AM
Ana serving, down 3-5.

15-0
30-0
30-15
40-15
Game Ivanovic

Vaidisova *5-4 Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:11 AM
Now hold for the set Nikki. :worship:

Sexysova
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:13 AM
6:4 :) :worship: :bounce:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:13 AM
Nikki serving.

15-0
30-0
40-0
Game and first set Nikki Vaidisova. :woohoo:

Vaidisova 6-4 0-0* Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:14 AM
Nikki really blitzed through that last game. :hearts:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:14 AM
6:4 :) :worship: :bounce:

Are you watching the match on TV?

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:16 AM
1st Set Stats

http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/4220/statsir7.jpg

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:18 AM
Ana serving,

0-15
15-15
30-15
40-15
Game Ivanovic

Vaidisova 6-4 *0-1 Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:22 AM
Nikki serving,

0-15
15-15
15-30
15-40
30-40
Deuce - Ace #2 :D
Adv Vaidisova
Game Vaidisova

Vaidisova 6-4 1-1* Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:25 AM
Ana serving,

0-15 DF #4
15-15
15-30
15-40 BP #1
30-40 BP #2
Game Vaidisova :D

Vaidisova 6-4 *2-1 Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:26 AM
Now consolidate the break Nikki. :worship:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:29 AM
Nikki serving,

0-15
15-15
15-30
30-30
40-30
Game Vaidisova :D

Vaidisova 6-4 3-1* Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:33 AM
Ana serving,

15-0
15-15
15-30
30-30
30-40 DF #5 / BP #1
Deuce
Adv Ivanovic
Game Ivanovic

Vaidisova 6-4 *3-2 Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:36 AM
Nikki serving,

0-15
15-15
30-15
40-15
40-30
Game Vaidisova :D

Vaidisova 6-4 4-2* Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:42 AM
Ana serving,

0-15
15-15
15-30
15-40 BP #1
30-40 BP #2
Deuce Ace #4
Adv Ivanovic
Deuce DF #6
Adv Vaidisova DF #7 - BP#3
Deuce
Adv Vaidisova BP #4
Game Vaidisova

Vaidisova 6-4 *5-2 Ivanovic

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:43 AM
Now time to serve it out. :worship:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:45 AM
Nikki serving.

15-0
30-0
40-0 MP #1
GSM Vaidisova

Nicole Vaidisova def. Ana Ivanovic 6-4 6-2

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:48 AM
Well done Nikki. :worship: Awesome win.

Now against Jankovic in the Semis. Good luck. :hearts:

Vaidisova
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:48 AM
Well done Nicole. Much easier than I expected (nice scoreline). Seems like maybe Ana couldn't handle the pressure with the dfs coming late in 2nd set. Glad Nicole was able to stay composed. :yeah:

She levels the h2h between Ana to 1-1 now:devil:

Vaidisova
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:56 AM
Now go and make your first Tier II final Nicole:D

Sexysova
Jan 10th, 2007, 10:04 AM
Yes :) I trust her, but I think Jankovic will be harder opponent than ANA :) :rolleyes:

Mailin
Jan 10th, 2007, 10:39 AM
Watched it on Tv, some really nice returns Nicole! :)

Will have the match online later on Nicole-Vaidisova.org

She plays the third match tomorrow on centre court! Give your best Nicole to reach the final! :) YOu can do it!

Sexysova
Jan 10th, 2007, 10:57 AM
Yes, she can... GO NICOLE :) Match will be maybe posted on my site too :) if somebody upload it on youtube :)

Neptune
Jan 10th, 2007, 12:27 PM
Great job.Now she will face Jelena,a tough match to come.She's a great opponent and I suppose she was stunning against Momo (6-0:eek: ).

Derek.
Jan 10th, 2007, 12:36 PM
Yessss Nicole! :D :banana:

I woke up at 3:30 AM to see what was going on and Nicole was up 6-4 3-*1 and then 6-4 3*-2, and then I went back to sleep.

Then I woke up again at 4:15 AM to see what was going on and saw that Nicole finished her off! :worship:

Jankovic will be even tougher.

Good luck in the next round! :yeah:




She levels the h2h between Ana to 1-1 now:devil:


Nicole leads the H2H 2-1 counting juniors. :angel:

SloKid
Jan 10th, 2007, 12:41 PM
I guess all fears before the tournament were for nothing, huh Derek. :p

Good to see her going this far here, although it will be very tough against Jankovic, who seems to be in amazing form so far this year.

Vaidisova
Jan 10th, 2007, 03:37 PM
Next up for Jankovic will be Vaidisova, the No.8 seed here, who powered past Ana Ivanovic, 64 62, in one hour, eight minutes.

"Ana's a great player, she's very dangerous; I knew I'd have to be playing my best today," Vaidisova said. "She had chances to get back into it, at the start of the second set, but I managed to step up. I'm happy with my performance."

Vaidisova is 4-1 against Jankovic, but the Serb had the aforementioned win in 2006 and also pushed the Czech to 57 76(5) 64 in the Linz quarters in the fall.

Svet
Jan 10th, 2007, 04:14 PM
Chech I congratulate you.
You have such a tennis player as Nicole.
The great sportsman, the great fighter.

Good luck Nicci against Yankovic tomorrow.

Derek.
Jan 10th, 2007, 09:32 PM
Good luck Nicole! :D :banana:

Eugenia
Jan 11th, 2007, 12:57 AM
Great win Nicole! :rocker2: :bigclap: Good luck against Jankovic! :bounce:

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 02:50 AM
I was cheering for nicole last night but i had all the serbian fans sat behind me, so i moved a few rows forward :). It was a great match, she played really well and has a good chance against jelena. I hope she can do it, i wish i was there to see it live but i dont have tickets for today and im feeling pretty sick now.

I met nicole as well after her match with fedak the other day. She was really nice even stopping to take pictures with people. And after she won her match against Jelena she smiled at me :)

Good luc against Jelena Nikki :)

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 03:38 AM
yeah! she is really cool with her fans!!

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 03:42 AM
oh i wish i was there cheering for her now :(

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 03:54 AM
she is down 2 - 3 in the first set :S

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 03:54 AM
she is down 2 - 4 in the first set :S

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 03:57 AM
She's about to lose the first set :sad:

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 03:59 AM
3-4 still down one break she can do it.

Do toho Nikki :)

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:00 AM
she can win! c'mon nicole!!!!

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:02 AM
Nicole is barely winning pts on Jelena's serve!

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:04 AM
woohoo held to love :)

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:04 AM
4 - 5 c'mon nicole!

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:07 AM
Jelena won 1st set 6-4

:sad:

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:09 AM
c'mon nicole the second set is yours!!!

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:13 AM
First set was close, Do toho Nikki!

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:07 AM
Nicole has won the 2nd set 6-4

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:07 AM
the second set is for nicole :)

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:14 AM
Jelena holds 1-1

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:17 AM
no nicole broken :(

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:17 AM
Nicole broken 1-2*:sad:

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:24 AM
its ok she broke back and has advantage on serve now 2 all

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:25 AM
3-2 back on serve.

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:25 AM
wow Nicole just saved a bunch of Bps and held 3-2

break now!!!

louisa2k2
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:34 AM
Do toho Nicole, you can win :)

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:41 AM
down 4 - 5 :( c'mon nicole

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:43 AM
Nicole lost 4-6 6-4 4-6. Crushing loss. I'm so sad right now... She DF to give the break in the 3rd set. I hope this doesn't hurt her going into the AO.

:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

Anahi
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:43 AM
i'm sad :'(

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:45 AM
Another loss in a SF, another lost opportunity for a title above Tier III.. So sad...:sad:

Sexysova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:49 AM
Nicole played well, she could do it Nicole is in great form as Jelena who has luck :)

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 05:59 AM
Why can't Nicole win the SF matches at Tier II and I tournaments. :sad:

She's like 1-7 in SF since last year....:bigcry:

Sharapova's_Boy
Jan 11th, 2007, 06:10 AM
:sad: :sad: :sad:

I like the way Nikki's game is going though. The backhand is holding up so much better now.

Plus, in the first set Jelena had double the amount of winners, then it ended up in Nikki's favour 22-5. So she really came back quite strong.

Anyway, good luck for the AO. :worship: Things are looking good. :hearts:

Sexysova
Jan 11th, 2007, 06:45 AM
Nicole playew well, I think her backhand is better :) She could win but serve wasn't too good :) GL at AO she has very great chance minimally for SF :)

Neptune
Jan 11th, 2007, 04:21 PM
Nicole lost :sad: :sad: Good fight Nicole!

Nicole played so well today.I'm very impressive about the way she was playing.:eek:

She begins to become a great player.I saw the match,pretty good match from both,Nicole lost some points she can't lose but she is still learning....she's only 17 and sometime she is too tender.

I really love how she played.:bounce:

Vaidisova
Jan 11th, 2007, 09:16 PM
Nicole vs. Jelena I think may become a "rivalry" in Nicole's career because they have played a lot already in the past couple of the yrs and their matches are always battles, especially recently.

2005 MIAMI HARD (O) R64 N. VAIDISOVA 6-2 7-6(6)
2005 SEOUL HARD (O) F N. VAIDISOVA 7-5 6-3
2006 Strasbourg Clay (O) S N. VAIDISOVA 6-2 1-0 ret.
2006 US OPEN Hard (O) R32 J. JANKOVIC 5-7 6-3 6-2
2006 Linz Hard (I) Q N. VAIDISOVA 5-7 7-6(5) 6-4
2007 Sydney Hard(O) S J. JANKOVIC 6-4 4-6 6-4

Derek.
Jan 13th, 2007, 04:56 AM
I just watched the match vs. Ivanovic and wow. :worship:

The first set was delicious. :drool:

So many winners from both, but Nicole was just too good. :D

She was hitting clean winners off Ana's serve.

I'm loving the backhand so far this year from Nicole and the forehand is still her forehand. :cool:

andrewbroad
Feb 5th, 2007, 02:01 AM
======================
MEDIBANK INTERNATIONAL (Sydney, Australia; outdoor hard; WTA Tier II)
====================== http://www.medibankinternational.com.au/ (http://www.medibankinternational.com.au/)

After my very tight pre-AO schedule, a very hectic AO, and a long post-AO backlog, I am finally ready to post my Sydney report!

NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [8,EF]:
1r + Daniela Hantuchová [EF], 6-1 6-4
2r + Yuliana Fedak [Q], 6-3 6-1
qf + Ana Ivanović [DF], 6-4 6-2
sf - Jelena Janković, 4-6 6-4 4-6

Anyone who is a fan of Daniela Hantuchová, should read my combined tournament-review instead:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/message/3855 (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/message/3855)

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Photos
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Nicole and Daniela:
http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news/?c=news_photos&p=hantuchova (http://news.search.yahoo.com/search/news/?c=news_photos&p=hantuchova)
(searching for "vaidisova" no longer works)

Search Getty Images for "vaidisova" and "vaidissova"

Nicole may have won the match, but I must admit that Daniela won the beauty-contest! ;)

Nicole looked amazing in her quarter-final, though! :hearts: Her opponent in that match - Ana Ivanović - looked great in her first-round match (not so much against Nicole). It is my opinion that both these girls had a day in this tournament when they looked the hottest they've ever looked on court!

Against Nicole, Ana looked the most stressed I've ever seen her - perhaps realising that their rivalry could be one of the most important in women's tennis over the next 5-10 years.


Nicole only:
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=204976&page=56 (http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=204976&page=56) (to 60)
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=204976&page=66 (http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=204976&page=66)

Various players off court:
http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/3/photogallery/?Event=sydney (http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/3/photogallery/?Event=sydney)

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First round (Sunday 7th January)
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Very nice winner, very nice loser:
+ NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [8,EF] d. Daniela Hantuchová [EF], 6-1 6-4

Who did I want to win? My Passion said Daniela, but my Reason said Nicole.

Nicole had lost both her matches at the Watson's Water Champions' Challenge in Hong Kong, so she would never have gone on to reach the Australian Open semi-finals without a good run at Sydney!

Nicole served very well, never once being broken, or even having to face a break-point in this match! She served four aces and only one double fault, and won all the points on her second serve!

www.wtatour.com (http://www.wtatour.com/):
>>>
Vaidišová, seeded No.8 at the Tier II event, cruised early and remained tough in the end for a 6-1 6-4 victory over Daniela Hantuchová.

The Czech phenom made quick work of her opponent in the first set, dropping only 13 points, but the Slovak kept it much tighter in the second, winning only two fewer points than Vaidišová (27-25).

Vaidišová is now 3-0 lifetime against Hantuchová.
<<<

Live-scores thread:
http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=279581&page=32 (http://www.wtaworld.com/showthread.php?t=279581&page=32)


First set
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VAIDIŠOVÁ *@* *@* 6
HANTUCHOV ___*___ 1

Daniela serving 0-1: broken to love after two double faults.

Daniela serving 0-3: recovered from 15/30 to hold.

Nicole serving 5-1: 15/15, 40/15, held.

Nicole served 4 aces in that set (including a second-serve ace at set-point!), and won all the points on Daniela's second serve.


Second set
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VAIDIŠOVÁ _* *@* * * 6
HANTUCHOV * *___* *_ 4

The first four games were easy holds, then Nicole broke to 30 for *3-2.

Daniela serving 3-5: held to love (including an ace).
Nicole serving 5-4: 40/0 (3 MPs) -> 40/40, ad Nicole (MP #4), GSM Nicole.

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Second round (Tuesday 9th January)
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+ NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [8,EF] d. Yuliana Fedak [Q], 6-3 6-1

Yuliana is very cute, but not much of a player. It's nice to see her on the WTA Tour instead of the ITF Women's Circuit.

Nicole won (at least) the last four games of the match.

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Quarter-final (Wednesday 10th January)
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+ NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [8,EF] d. Ana Ivanović [DF], 6-4 6-2

The match lasted 1h08m.

▪Derek▪:
>>>
I just watched the match vs. Ivanovic and wow. :worship:

The first set was delicious. :drool:

So many winners from both, but Nicole was just too good. :D

She was hitting clean winners off Ana's serve.

I'm loving the backhand so far this year from Nicole and the forehand is still her forehand. :cool:
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First set
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VAIDIŠOV 4 * * 6
IVANOVIĆ 2* *_ 4

Ana serving 2-4: Double fault. 0/15, 0/30, 15/30. Double fault. 15/40 (2 BPs) -> 40/40, ad Nicole (BP #3), Deuce #2, ad Ana, Deuce #3, ad Ana, held.

Nicole serving 4-3: 0/15, 40/15, held.
Ana serving 3-5: 30/0, 30/15, 40/15, held.
Nicole serving 5-4: held to love.


Second set
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VAIDIŠOV _*@* *@* 6
IVANOVIĆ *___*___ 2

Ana serving 0-0: 0/15, 40/15, held.
Nicole serving 0-1: 0/15, 15/15, 15/40 (2 BPs), 30/40. Ace #2. 40/40, ad Nicole, held.
Ana serving 1-1: Double fault #4. 0/15, 15/15, 15/40 (2 BPs), 30/40, broken.

Nicole serving 2-1: 0/15, 15/15, 15/30, 40/30, held.
Ana serving 1-3: 15/0, 15/30, 30/30. Double fault. 30/40 (BP), 40/40, ad Ana, held.
Nicole serving 3-2: 0/15, 40/15, 40/30, held.
Ana serving 2-4: 0/15, 15/15, 15/40 (2 BPs), 30/40. Ace #4. 40/40, ad Ana. Double fault #6. Deuce #2. Double fault #7. Ad Nicole (BP #3), Deuce #3, ad Nicole (BP #4), broken.

Nicole serving 5-2: served it out to love!


Nicole quotes
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"Ana's a great player, she's very dangerous; I knew I'd have to be playing my best today. She had chances to get back into it at the start of the second set, but I managed to step up. I'm happy with my performance."

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Semi-final (Thursday 11th January)
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- NICOLE VAIDIŠOVÁ [8,EF] lt. Jelena Janković, 4-6 6-4 4-6

Nicole once led their head-to-head 3-0, and was 4-1 going into this match, but now it's 4-2. :(

www.wtatour.com (http://www.wtatour.com/):
>>>
The Serb, who ousted No.5 seed Martina Hingis and top seed Amélie Mauresmo en route to the semis, was treated for a back-strain during the second but regrouped, clinching the third on the strength of a break in the ninth game.
<<<

Reuters:
>>>
Janković produced an inspired performance in beating Nicole Vaidišová of the Czech Republic 6-4 4-6 6-4 to reach her second final in a week, despite struggling with lower back pain for most of her match against the eighth seed.

Janković won last week's Auckland Classic then beat Martina Hingis, Samantha Stosur and Amelie Mauresmo in Sydney, but her golden run looked to be coming to an end against Vaidišová when she started to show signs of distress in the first set.

The 21-year-old twice called for help during the second set before taking a medical timeout, but she fought through the pain to chalk up a ninth straight victory this year.
<<<

Sharapova's_Boy:
>>>
I like the way Nikki's game is going though. The backhand is holding up so much better now.

Plus, in the first set Jelena had double the amount of winners, then it ended up in Nikki's favour 22-5. So she really came back quite strong.
<<<

First set
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Nicole 2-3*, *2-4, 3-4*, *3-5. Held to love. 4-5*, 4-6.


Second set
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Nicole 6-4.


Third set
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Nicole 1-0*, *1-1, 1-2*, *2-2. Nicole saved several break-points. 3-2*... *4-4, 4-5*, 4-6.


Janković quotes
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"I was really struggling, especially with the heat and everything, but it's my ninth match today, and I didn't have any rest. It was really difficult for me, but I was just telling to myself, I have to hang in there and fight until the end, and that's what I did. Especially the fans, when it was the most difficult, when I really thought that I had no energy left, they kind of motivated me and pushed me.

"I don't like to give up. It doesn't matter which tournament we are at. I try always to give my best, and to fight until the end, and today I had a problem with my back, but the trainer came out and she really helped me a lot. She loosened me up, and I was able to finish the match and actually win, which I didn't believe at some moments."

--
Dr. Andrew Broad
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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/)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/)