HELLO AND WELCOME TO THE FIRST ANNUAL OTTAWA CARLING SEGUSO EXIBITION HERE IN OTTAWA CANADA! WE HOPE THAT THIS WILL BE A WONDERFUL EVENT TO BE AT, FOR THE FANS AND ALSO THE COMPETITORS! SO WELCOME TO OTTAWA AND THE OTTAWA CARLING SEGUSO EXIBITION CHAMPIONSHIP!
<br />MAIN DRAW!!
1) Maria Vento.v.Bye<br />Jennifer Capriati.v. Meghann Shaughnessy<br />Gala L-Garcia .v. Magdalena Maleeva<br />Serena Williams .v.4) Venus Williams
<br />HERE IS THE SCHEDULE FOR THE 17TH TO THE 23RD!<br />MON. Top Half Singles Round 1<br />TUES. Bottom Half Singles Round 1<br />WEDNS. Top Half Quarters<br />THURS. Bottom Half Quarters<br />FRI. Semi Finals<br />SAT. LATE FINALE!
THESE ARE THE 4 SEEDS AT THIS EXIBITION TOURNAMENT IN OTTAWA! BUT ITS NOT SAFE TO SAY THEY HAVE THE EASIEST DRAW AHEAD OF THEM! VENTO GETS A BYE BUT WILL FACE A TOUGH CAPRIATI OR A FAST MEGHANN! VENUS HAS TO FACE HER SISTER SERENA IN THE FIRST AND THATS NOT EVEN A EASY TASK AT ALL! JELENA DOKIC FACES THE CROATIAN MIRJANA LUCIC WHO IS THE KIND OF PLAYER THAT CAN OUT SMART YOU! AND THE SECOND SEED AMANDA COETZER GETS A BYE BUT WILL FACE DAVENPORT THE FASTEST AND DATE THE ONE WITH THE CONFIDENCE! SO THE EASIEST THING TO SAY IS (THIS IS NOT A EASY EXIBITION FOR ALL THE PLAYERS! SO WELCOME TO OTTAWA AND THIS GLORIOUS EXIBITION!
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Top seeded Maria Vento comes from Miami after a good showing losing in the semis of that tournament. " I am Very happy to be back in Canada i love this place and like these conditions here i hope to do well here "
Dec 17th, 2001, 06:31 AM
lindsay davenport is happy to be here <img src="smile.gif" border="0">
lindsay davenport of the united states defeated patty schnyder of switzerland 5/7 7/6 (0) 7/5 to reach the final of the ottawa seguso exhibition. the other day, the american also beat second-seeded amada coetzer of south-africa.
comments from lindsay: "ive been in some kind of slump lately that it feels wonderful to finally win over top players again. this tournament has been an amazing experience and i thank the organizers."
lindsay davenport will next face former doubles partner and top seeded maria vento of venezuela.
Dec 22nd, 2001, 04:34 PM
Vento reaches final.... To play great Friend Lindsay DAvenport <img src="wink.gif" border="0">
lindsay davenport won over good friend and former doubles partner, top seeded maria vento 7-5 3-6 7-6 to win the ottawa seguso exhibition. lindsay each won over her seeded opponents in three set matches showing form and fitness throughout the week.
comments from lindsay, "i would like to thanks everyone, to the personnels, the organizers and the players for making this a wonderful tournament. maria is obviously a tough opponent and it feels wonderful to beat a tough opponent. i would certainly be here next year to defend my title."