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Ballbasher
Nov 26th, 2007, 07:00 PM
Just 255 Days Left to Beijing :bounce:

mashamaniac
Nov 26th, 2007, 09:29 PM
thanks...that's a nice idea of passing time till the olympics!!!

Just Do It
Nov 27th, 2007, 12:43 PM
Cincinati in the same week with Olympics ? :weirdo:

Ballbasher
Nov 27th, 2007, 01:50 PM
Yes just like 2004 (Davenport won it) not all players can go to Olympics.

254 Left :p

Ballbasher
Nov 28th, 2007, 05:50 PM
253 :d

Steff_forever
Nov 29th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Cincinati in the same week with Olympics ? :weirdo:
as 4 yrs ago ;)


OMG: 20 years ago there was a tiny Golden Slam...

Ballbasher
Nov 30th, 2007, 05:16 PM
251 Days to go ;)

Ballbasher
Dec 2nd, 2007, 09:47 AM
249! :banana:

Elwin.
Dec 2nd, 2007, 10:09 AM
I can't wait :bounce:

Harvs
Dec 3rd, 2007, 10:38 AM
wooo. exciting:)

Munich
Dec 3rd, 2007, 04:43 PM
248 days to go :p
can't wait :bounce::banana:
I'll probably be in Beijing for Olympics :angel::angel:

Ballbasher
Dec 3rd, 2007, 04:47 PM
Woow :eek:

Ellery
Dec 3rd, 2007, 10:25 PM
:bounce:

Ballbasher
Dec 4th, 2007, 07:50 PM
247 Days! ;)

Ballbasher
Dec 7th, 2007, 03:53 PM
244 Days! :D

Ballbasher
Dec 9th, 2007, 08:48 PM
242 Days :D

Ballbasher
Dec 15th, 2007, 02:24 PM
236 Days! ;)

Ballbasher
Dec 16th, 2007, 09:58 AM
235 to go :D

Michael!
Dec 16th, 2007, 09:12 PM
Can´t wait :yippee:

A Magicman
Dec 17th, 2007, 11:30 AM
as 4 yrs ago ;)


OMG: 20 years ago there was a tiny Golden Slam...

Fu*k, I'm old. :lol: I remember following that live on TV and I was more nervous than Steffi in that final of the US Open against the moonballer....

Ballbasher
Dec 17th, 2007, 04:12 PM
234 Days

Ballbasher
Dec 18th, 2007, 07:42 PM
233 Days! :D:D

Steff_forever
Dec 20th, 2007, 05:32 PM
Fu*k, I'm old. :lol: I remember following that live on TV and I was more nervous than Steffi in that final of the US Open against the moonballer....
I was 19 then...

I just remember that I've only seen the match since the end of the 1st set and was really stunned by her performance. I've never been in doubt she would win it...
At the USO 3 weeks later I watched the whole match. After the 2nd there I thought how awful it would be now to lose the 88-season in that following set. I showed some tears after she won it.

The phrase "Golden Slam" came just some months afterwards, didn't it ? :confused:

Ballbasher
Dec 20th, 2007, 09:29 PM
231 Days! :)

kittyking
Dec 23rd, 2007, 07:21 AM
229 days :p

In The Zone
Dec 25th, 2007, 07:03 AM
227! :)

Ballbasher
Dec 26th, 2007, 03:44 PM
It's actually 225 Days left ;)

Ballbasher
Dec 28th, 2007, 01:29 PM
223! :d

Ballbasher
Dec 31st, 2007, 10:49 AM
220 Days left! :)
Happy New Year everyone!

Ballbasher
Jan 16th, 2008, 03:59 PM
204 Days Left! :woohoo:

Ballbasher
Jan 20th, 2008, 06:24 PM
200 Days :banana:

Destiny
Jan 25th, 2008, 05:07 PM
Come on China

bigdsyy
Jan 28th, 2008, 05:14 AM
Main draw 32 in Olympic Game?

Rusher
Feb 12th, 2008, 06:17 PM
In singles it should be 64

kittyking
Mar 9th, 2008, 10:35 AM
How many days to go now?

Ballbasher
Mar 9th, 2008, 10:50 AM
152 Days! :D

Solon
Mar 30th, 2008, 11:01 AM
Now we are only 133 days to the first tennis match who's in line to Qualify?

World Ranking
56 players will directly qualify for the singles event based on the recognised World Ranking of 9 June 2008
Any player qualified for the singles event will automatically be eligible for entry in the doubles event

Tripartite Commission Invitation
2 Invitation places in each singles event will be allocated by the Tripartite Commission

Final Qualification
6 final qualification places in each singles event will be allocated by the ITF based on the recognised World Ranking and the continental/NOC representation

Given that only four singles players from any one country can enter what would the draw look like now?
How many points does Marina Erakovic need to get into the draw?

patch.
Apr 7th, 2008, 11:00 AM
125 days :rocker2:

kittyking
May 11th, 2008, 05:54 AM
Now we are only 133 days to the first tennis match who's in line to Qualify?


Given that only four singles players from any one country can enter what would the draw look like now?
How many points does Marina Erakovic need to get into the draw?

She'll need to be ranked around the 70 mark. For this she'll need either a semifinal or better performance in Istanbul or reaching the 2nd round of Rolland Garros would do it.

Plus she would need NZOC approval....that may be hard to get!!!

JAMESYBABY!
May 11th, 2008, 11:49 AM
will keothavong make it?

prima donna
May 11th, 2008, 06:58 PM
Can players use their SR to get in to the draw?

alwayshingis
May 11th, 2008, 09:41 PM
The rankings of June 9th are used to determine who qualifies. Here is what the 56 ranked entries could potentially look like if the cutoff were Monday. The countries still have the final word on which qualifying athletes they will send, though:


1. Henin...............BEL - 1
2. Sharapova...........RUS - 1
3. Ivanovic............SRB - 1
4. Jankovic............SRB - 2
5. Kuznetsova..........RUS - 2
6. S. Williams.........USA - 1
7. Dementieva..........RUS - 3
8. Chakvetadze.........RUS - 4
9. V. Williams.........USA - 2
10. Hantuchova.........SVK - 1
11. Bartoli............FRA - 1
12. Schnyder...........SUI - 1
Zvonareva..............RUS - 5
Safina ................RUS - 6
13. Szavay.............HUN - 1
14. Radwanska..........POL - 1
15. Vaidisova..........CZE - 1
16. Peer...............ISR - 1
17. Azarenka...........BLR - 1
18. Schiavone..........ITA - 1
19. Golovin............FRA - 2
20. Bammer.............AUT - 1
21. Mauresmo...........FRA - 3
22. A. Bondarenko......UKR - 1
Petrova................RUS - 7
Kirilenko..............RUS - 8
23. Davenport..........USA - 3
24. Razzano............FRA - 4
25. Pennetta...........ITA - 2
26. Srebotnik..........SLO - 1
27. Medina Garrigues...ESP - 1
28. Cibulkova..........SVK - 2
29. Mirza..............IND - 1
Cornet.................FRA - 5
30. Sugiyama...........JPN - 1
31. Wozniacki..........DEN - 1
32. Daniilidou.........GRE - 1
33. Li.................CHN - 1
34. Knapp..............ITA - 3
35. Govortsova.........BLR - 2
36. Yan................CHN - 2
37. Krajicek...........NED - 1
38. Dulko..............ARG - 1
39. Safarova...........CZE - 2
Vesnina................RUS - 9
40. Paszek.............AUT - 2
Rezai..................FRA - 6
Dushevina..............RUS - 10
41. Kanepi.............EST - 1
Parmentier.............FRA - 7
42. K. Bondarenko......UKR - 2
43. Dellacqua..........AUS - 1
44. Garbin.............ITA - 4
45. Arvidsson..........SWE - 1
Kleybanova.............RUS - 11
46. Zakopalova.........CZE - 3
47. Perebiynis.........UKR - 3
48. Amanmuradova.......UZB - 1
49. Harkleroad.........USA - 4
Errani.................ITA - 5
50. Gallovits..........ROU - 1
51. Koryttseva.........UKR - 4
Craybas................USA - 5
52. Pironkova..........BUL - 1
Shaughnessy............USA - 6
Pin....................FRA - 8
53. Rodionova..........AUS - 2 (if she gets to play for Australia...)
54. Tanasugarn.........THA - 1
55. Bacsinszky.........SUI - 2
56. Peng...............CHN - 3

Next in:
57. Morigami...........JPN - 2
Makarova...............RUS - 12
58. Nakamura...........JPN - 3
59. Olaru..............ROU - 2
Vaulenko...............UKR - 5
60. Domachowksa........POL - 2
61. Cetkovska..........CZE - 4
62. Salerni............ARG - 2
Dechy..................FRA - 9
63. Erakovic...........NZL - 1
64. Cirstea............ROU - 3

Viktymise
May 12th, 2008, 03:43 PM
How do the ranking points work for the olympics?

Is it the same as a Tier I with a 64 player draw?

Highlandman
May 12th, 2008, 04:00 PM
It would be a shame if Germany would not have a player there :o

Ok, in 2004 2 qualified and still were not allowed to play. Federation :o

RND
May 12th, 2008, 04:06 PM
How do the ranking points work for the olympics?

Is it the same as a Tier I with a 64 player draw?
No.

There was a thread for this,opened by AnnaK 4 Ever,in the GM.You could search for it. :)

ce
May 13th, 2008, 10:21 AM
JJ and Ana :hearts:

alwayshingis
May 20th, 2008, 04:34 PM
Here is the updated projected list as of May 19th, 3 weeks before the cutoff. Remember, the final choice is up to the individual NOCs.


1. Sharapova...........RUS - 1
2. Ivanovic............SRB - 1
3. Jankovic............SRB - 2
4. Kuznetsova..........RUS - 2
5. S. Williams.........USA - 1
6. Chakvetadze.........RUS - 3
7. Dementieva..........RUS - 4
8. V. Williams.........USA - 2
9. Bartoli.............FRA - 1
10. Hantuchova.........SVK - 1
11. Schnyder...........SUI - 1
Zvonareva..............RUS - 5
12. Szavay.............HUN - 1
Safina ................RUS - 6
13. Radwanska..........POL - 1
14. Vaidisova..........CZE - 1
15. Azarenka...........BLR - 1
16. Peer...............ISR - 1
17. Schiavone..........ITA - 1
18. Cornet.............FRA - 2
19. Golovin............FRA - 3
20. Bammer.............AUT - 1
Kirilenko..............RUS - 7
21. Mauresmo...........FRA - 4
22. A. Bondarenko......UKR - 1
23. Davenport..........USA - 3
Razzano................FRA - 5
Petrova................RUS - 8
24. Pennetta...........ITA - 2
25. Srebotnik..........SLO - 1
26. Cibulkova..........SVK - 2
27. Mirza..............IND - 1
28. Medina Garrigues...ESP - 1
29. Wozniacki..........DEN - 1
30. Daniilidou.........GRE - 1
31. Li.................CHN - 1
32. Sugiyama...........JPN - 1
33. Knapp..............ITA - 3
34. Govortsova.........BLR - 2
Vesnina................RUS - 9
35. Dulko..............ARG - 1
36. Safarova...........CZE - 2
37. Krajicek...........NED - 1
38. Yan................CHN - 2
Rezai..................FRA - 6
Dushevina..............RUS - 10
39. Pironkova..........BUL - 1
40. Paszek.............AUT - 2
Parmentier.............FRA - 7
41. Kanepi.............EST - 1
42. Dellacqua..........AUS - 1
43. Arvidsson..........SWE - 1
44. Errani.............ITA - 4
Kleybanova.............RUS - 11
45. Zakopalova.........CZE - 3
Garbin.................ITA - 5
46. K. Bondarenko......UKR - 2
47. Amanmuradova.......UZB - 1
48. Harkleroad.........USA - 4
49. Koryttseva.........UKR - 3
50. Gallovits..........ROU - 1
Craybas................USA - 5
51. Perebiynis.........UKR - 4
Makarova...............RUS - 12
52. Rodionova..........AUS - 2 (if she gets to play for Australia...)
53. Peng...............CHN - 3
54. Morigami...........JPN - 2
55. Benesova...........CZE - 4
56. Tanasugarn.........THA - 1


NEXT IN:
Shaughnessy............USA - 6
57. Bacsinszky.........SUI - 2
58. Nakamura...........JPN - 3
Pin....................FRA - 8
59. Ruano Pascual......ESP - 2
Vaulenko...............UKR - 5
60. Cetkovska..........CZE - 4
61. Domachowksa........POL - 2
62. Erakovic...........NZL - 1
Savchuk................UKR - 6
63. Chan...............TPE - 1
64. Cirstea............ROU - 2
65. Llagostera Vives...ESP - 2
66. De Los Rios........PAR - 1
67. Lisicki............GER - 1
68. Muller.............GER - 2
69. Niculescu..........ROU - 3
Dechy..................FRA - 9
70. Olaru..............ROU - 4
Loit...................FRA - 10
Cohen-Aloro............FRA - 11
71. Meusburger.........AUT - 3
72. Ani................EST - 2
Kvitova................CZE - 5
73. Obziler............ISR - 2
74. Wickmayer..........BEL - 1
75. Kerber.............GER - 3
76. Keothavong.........GBR - 1
77. Salerni............ARG - 2
Bychkova...............RUS - 13
Ditty..................USA - 7

alwayshingis
May 28th, 2008, 10:46 PM
The cutoff is after the French Open. Here is what things look like after Wednesday's play (and I guess Rodionova is still Russian, so...):


1. Sharapova...........RUS - 1
2. Jankovic............SRB - 1
3. Ivanovic............SRB - 2
4. Kuznetsova..........RUS - 2
5. S. Williams.........USA - 1
6. V. Williams.........USA - 2
7. Dementieva..........RUS - 3
8. Chakvetadze.........RUS - 4
9. Bartoli.............FRA - 1
10. Hantuchova.........SVK - 1
Zvonareva..............RUS - 5
11. Schnyder...........SUI - 1
12. Radwanska..........POL - 1
13. Szavay.............HUN - 1
Safina ................RUS - 6
14. Azarenka...........BLR - 1
15. Cornet.............FRA - 2
16. Vaidisova..........CZE - 1
17. Schiavone..........ITA - 1
18. Golovin............FRA - 3
Kirilenko..............RUS - 7
Petrova................RUS - 8
19. Peer...............ISR - 1
20. Pennetta...........ITA - 2
21. Davenport..........USA - 3
22. Razzano............FRA - 4
23. Srebotnik..........SLO - 1
24. Bammer.............AUT - 1
25. A. Bondarenko......UKR - 1
Mauresmo...............FRA - 5
26. Cibulkova..........SVK - 2
27. Wozniacki..........DEN - 1
28. Mirza..............IND - 1
29. Medina Garrigues...ESP - 1
30. Govortsova.........BLR - 2
31. Daniilidou.........GRE - 1
32. Sugiyama...........JPN - 1
33. Pironkova..........BUL - 1
34. Knapp..............ITA - 3
35. Dulko..............ARG - 1
36. Yan................CHN - 1
37. Kanepi.............EST - 1
Vesnina................RUS - 9
38. Dellacqua..........AUS - 1
39. Li.................CHN - 2
Kleybanova.............RUS - 10
40. Safarova...........CZE - 2
41. Peng...............CHN - 3
42. Zakopalova.........CZE - 3
43. Krajicek...........NED - 1
44. Amanmuradova.......UZB - 1
45. Benesova...........CZE - 4
46. Paszek.............AUT - 2
Parmentier.............FRA - 6
47. Arvidsson..........SWE - 1
Dushevina..............RUS - 11
Rezai..................FRA - 7
48. Errani.............ITA - 4
49. Perebiynis.........UKR - 2
Makarova...............RUS - 12
50. Domachowksa........POL - 2
51. Cirstea............ROU - 1
52. Bacsinszky.........SUI - 2
53. Koryttseva.........UKR - 3
54. K. Bondarenko......UKR - 4
Rodionova..............RUS - 13
Cetkovska..............CZE - 5
55. Chan...............TPE - 1
56. Gallovits..........ROU - 2


ALTERNATE LIST:
1. Harkleroad..........USA - 4
2. Morigami............JPN - 2
Craybas................USA - 5
3. Lisicki.............GER - 1
4. Nakamura............JPN - 3
Pin....................FRA - 8
5. Ruano Pascual.......ESP - 2
Kvitova................CZE - 6
Mattek.................USA - 6
Vakulenko..............UKR - 5
Loit...................FRA - 9
6. Erakovic............NZL - 1
7. Niculescu...........ROU - 3
Garbin.................ITA - 5
Voskoboeva.............RUS - 14
8. Wickmayer...........BEL - 1
Sanchez................FRA - 10
King...................USA - 7
Dechy..................FRA - 11
9. Suarez Navarro......ESP - 3
10. Tanasugarn.........THA - 1
11. Meusburger.........AUT - 3
12. Salerni............ARG - 2
Cohen-Aloro............FRA - 12
Bychkova...............RUS - 15
Shaughnessy............USA - 8
Ditty..................USA - 9
13. Dubois.............CAN - 1
14. Keothavong.........GBR - 1
15. Llagostera Vives...ESP - 4
16. Ani................EST - 2

xiaoyangmie
May 29th, 2008, 02:22 PM
can jie use her SR(#60) to play Olmpics:confused::D

rvugt
May 29th, 2008, 04:21 PM
Misa Krajicek goes to the 51st place. This is after her loss in the first round of Roland Garros. But everybody is telling that she can't go to the Olympics. But I think there are still around 5 players who have to pass her. So I really hope that she can go, although she has to break the losing spell that is cast on her very soon to reach at least a second round there!

Adrian.
May 29th, 2008, 04:39 PM
So there are only Kvitova,Loit and Suarez Navarro who can make it from the Alternates list,right???
So Marta will be at Peking???
THX:worship:

Highlandman
May 29th, 2008, 05:46 PM
Germany :sobbing: :sobbing: It suckz a lot that we probably won't have any player there :awww: Why not at least Sabine? :sad:

alwayshingis
May 29th, 2008, 07:32 PM
So there are only Kvitova,Loit and Suarez Navarro who can make it from the Alternates list,right???
So Marta will be at Peking???
THX:worship:

Things will probably change quite a bit even after the ranking deadline because a number of players will not play. Bartoli and Srebotnik I believe have already mentioned that they may not go. If Bartoli does not go, then Mauresmo gets to go, but if Srebotnik does not go, than someone will be promoted from the Alternate list.

Also, the points from 75K Rome and 50K Surbiton during the second week of the French will count toward the Olympics.

alwayshingis
May 30th, 2008, 08:46 PM
How things look after Friday's play at RG:


1. Sharapova...........RUS - 1
2. Jankovic............SRB - 1
3. Ivanovic............SRB - 2
4. Kuznetsova..........RUS - 2
5. S. Williams.........USA - 1
6. V. Williams.........USA - 2
7. Dementieva..........RUS - 3
8. Chakvetadze.........RUS - 4
9. Bartoli.............FRA - 1
10. Hantuchova.........SVK - 1
Zvonareva..............RUS - 5
11. Schnyder...........SUI - 1
12. Radwanska..........POL - 1
13. Szavay.............HUN - 1
Safina ................RUS - 6
14. Azarenka...........BLR - 1
15. Cornet.............FRA - 2
16. Schiavone..........ITA - 1
17. Vaidisova..........CZE - 1
18. Golovin............FRA - 3
Petrova................RUS - 7
19. Pennetta...........ITA - 2
Kirilenko..............RUS - 8
20. Srebotnik..........SLO - 1
21. Peer...............ISR - 1
22. Davenport..........USA - 3
23. Razzano............FRA - 4
24. Bammer.............AUT - 1
25. A. Bondarenko......UKR - 1
Mauresmo...............FRA - 5
26. Cibulkova..........SVK - 2
27. Wozniacki..........DEN - 1
28. Mirza..............IND - 1
29. Medina Garrigues...ESP - 1
30. Govortsova.........BLR - 2
31. Daniilidou.........GRE - 1
32. Sugiyama...........JPN - 1
33. Knapp..............ITA - 3
34. Pironkova..........BUL - 1
35. Kanepi.............EST - 1
36. Dellacqua..........AUS - 1
37. Dulko..............ARG - 1
38. Yan................CHN - 1
Vesnina................RUS - 9
39. Li.................CHN - 2
Kleybanova.............RUS - 10
40. Safarova...........CZE - 2
41. Benesova...........CZE - 3
42. Peng...............CHN - 3
43. Zakopalova.........CZE - 4
Cetkovska..............CZE - 5
44. Krajicek...........NED - 1
45. Amanmuradova.......UZB - 1
46. Paszek.............AUT - 2
Parmentier.............FRA - 6
47. Arvidsson..........SWE - 1
Dushevina..............RUS - 11
Rezai..................FRA - 7
48. Errani.............ITA - 4
49. Perebiynis.........UKR - 2
Makarova...............RUS - 12
50. Domachowksa........POL - 2
51. Cirstea............ROU - 1
52. Bacsinszky.........SUI - 2
53. Koryttseva.........UKR - 3
54. K. Bondarenko......UKR - 4
Rodionova..............RUS - 13
55. Chan...............TPE - 1
56. Erakovic...........NZL - 1

ALTERNATE LIST:
Kvitova................CZE - 6
1. Gallovits...........ROU - 2
2. Harkleroad..........USA - 4
3. Morigami............JPN - 2
4. Suarez Navarro......ESP - 2
Craybas................USA - 5
5. Lisicki.............GER - 1
6. Nakamura............JPN - 3
Pin....................FRA - 8
7. Ruano Pascual.......ESP - 3
Mattek.................USA - 6
Vakulenko..............UKR - 5
Loit...................FRA - 9
8. Niculescu...........ROU - 3
Garbin.................ITA - 5
Voskoboeva.............RUS - 14
9. Wickmayer...........BEL - 1
Sanchez................FRA - 10
King...................USA - 7
Dechy..................FRA - 11
10. Tanasugarn.........THA - 1
11. Meusburger.........AUT - 3
12. Wozniak............CAN - 1
13. Salerni............ARG - 2
Cohen-Aloro............FRA - 12
Bychkova...............RUS - 15
Shaughnessy............USA - 8
Ditty..................USA - 9
14. Dubois.............CAN - 2
15. Keothavong.........GBR - 1
16. Llagostera Vives...ESP - 4


Look how close the battle for the 4 Czech spots is! :eek:

Ellery
May 30th, 2008, 10:21 PM
Can't wait :bounce:

patch.
May 30th, 2008, 10:25 PM
Keothavong an ALT :woohoo:
Small chance of a place there :D

Farina Elia Fan
May 31st, 2008, 09:39 AM
Keothavong an ALT :woohoo:
Small chance of a place there :D



surbition points will also be included :p

In The Zone
May 31st, 2008, 10:56 AM
List has Bartoli and Srebotnik included, who have said they will not play.

Mauresmo gets in, so does Gallovits.

alwayshingis
May 31st, 2008, 03:49 PM
List has Bartoli and Srebotnik included, who have said they will not play.

Mauresmo gets in, so does Gallovits.

As I mentioned in the post above the most recent list. They have only said in interviews that they will not play. When it is official, I will remove them.

alwayshingis
May 31st, 2008, 08:49 PM
The situation with the Czech girls has become very interesting with Kvitova beating Szavay.

As it stands right now: Vaidisova, Safarova, Benesova, and Zakopalova would go.
If Cetkovska d. Ivanovic and Kanepi d. Kvitova: Vaidisova, Cetkovska, Safarova, and Benesova would go.
If Ivanovic d. Cetkovska and Kvitova d. Kanepi: Vaidisova, Kvitova, Safarova, and Benesova would go.
If Cetkovska d. Ivanovic and Kvitova d. Kanepi: Vaidisova, Cetkovska, Kvitova, and Safarova would go.

Would be a real shame after her excellent play if Benesova didn't get to go.
The Czech team should really just select Benesova, Zakopalova, Cetkovska, and Kvitova as the team, but that would never happen.

Farina Elia Fan
May 31st, 2008, 10:21 PM
I want Klara to go, so I hope Cetkovska and Kvitova lose but I cant see Kvitova lose :sad:

RND
Jun 1st, 2008, 07:15 AM
So is SR used in the case?

If some of the girls on the top of the alt list go to the damn ITFs and get some decent results,Chan will be just out. :sad:

kittyking
Jun 1st, 2008, 07:18 AM
Predicted cutoff = 68 :scared::scared:

alwayshingis
Jun 1st, 2008, 04:06 PM
So is SR used in the case?

If some of the girls on the top of the alt list go to the damn ITFs and get some decent results,Chan will be just out. :sad:

There are not that many points available at the ITFs, and there will surely be withdrawals, so I would say it is likely that Chan will be in.

Farina Elia Fan
Jun 1st, 2008, 04:08 PM
There are not that many points available at the ITFs, and there will surely be withdrawals, so I would say it is likely that Chan will be in.

even if she doesnt make it, surelly she would get a WC? No one else from Taiwan will be there in tennis

kittyking
Jun 2nd, 2008, 07:56 AM
There are not that many points available at the ITFs, and there will surely be withdrawals, so I would say it is likely that Chan will be in.

I wouldn't be so sure, the only reason why a player would withdraw is if their countries Olympic Committee won't let them play (affects Germans probably none others though), of if they are severly injured.

rvugt
Jun 3rd, 2008, 01:39 PM
even if she doesnt make it, surelly she would get a WC? No one else from Taiwan will be there in tennis

I wouldn't be too sure of that. I know that with the men some wildcard go to players from country who have no decent tennis players, like Togo. Just because they probably want all continents to be in. And as you might think of, there are a lot of countries that don't have tennisplayers in there!

I wouldn't be so sure, the only reason why a player would withdraw is if their countries Olympic Committee won't let them play (affects Germans probably none others though), of if they are severly injured.

It could have affected Dutch, but as Misa did qualify and is the only one who has a chance to go, there is no problem. About the withdrawing, we having to think of US Open which is right after. Roddick doesn't go to China for example, because he thinks the US Open is more important and Bejing doesn't fit in the schedule. So there might be some withdrawals with the women too! But of course not sure.

alwayshingis
Jun 3rd, 2008, 10:12 PM
Updated after Tuesday at RG:


1. Sharapova...........RUS - 1
2. Jankovic............SRB - 1
3. Ivanovic............SRB - 2
4. Kuznetsova..........RUS - 2
5. Dementieva..........RUS - 3
6. S. Williams.........USA - 1
7. V. Williams.........USA - 2
8. Chakvetadze.........RUS - 4
9. Bartoli.............FRA - 1
10. Hantuchova.........SVK - 1
11. Schnyder...........SUI - 1
Zvonareva..............RUS - 5
12. Radwanska..........POL - 1
Safina ................RUS - 6
13. Szavay.............HUN - 1
14. Azarenka...........BLR - 1
15. Cornet.............FRA - 2
16. Schiavone..........ITA - 1
17. Vaidisova..........CZE - 1
18. Golovin............FRA - 3
Petrova................RUS - 7
19. Pennetta...........ITA - 2
Kirilenko..............RUS - 8
20. Srebotnik..........SLO - 1
21. Peer...............ISR - 1
22. Davenport..........USA - 3
23. Razzano............FRA - 4
24. Bammer.............AUT - 1
25. A. Bondarenko......UKR - 1
Mauresmo...............FRA - 5
26. Cibulkova..........SVK - 2
27. Wozniacki..........DEN - 1
28. Mirza..............IND - 1
29. Kanepi.............EST - 1
30. Medina Garrigues...ESP - 1
31. Govortsova.........BLR - 2
32. Daniilidou.........GRE - 1
33. Sugiyama...........JPN - 1
34. Knapp..............ITA - 3
35. Pironkova..........BUL - 1
36. Dellacqua..........AUS - 1
37. Dulko..............ARG - 1
38. Yan................CHN - 1
Vesnina................RUS - 9
39. Li.................CHN - 2
Kleybanova.............RUS - 10
40. Safarova...........CZE - 2
41. Benesova...........CZE - 3
42. Suarez Navarro.....ESP - 2
43. Peng...............CHN - 3
44. Zakopalova.........CZE - 4
Cetkovska..............CZE - 5
45. Krajicek...........NED - 1
46. Amanmuradova.......UZB - 1
47. Paszek.............AUT - 2
Parmentier.............FRA - 6
48. Arvidsson..........SWE - 1
Dushevina..............RUS - 11
Rezai..................FRA - 7
Kvitova................CZE - 6
49. Errani.............ITA - 4
50. Perebiynis.........UKR - 2
Makarova...............RUS - 12
51. Domachowksa........POL - 2
52. Cirstea............ROU - 1
53. Bacsinszky.........SUI - 2
54. Koryttseva.........UKR - 3
55. K. Bondarenko......UKR - 4
Rodionova..............RUS - 13
56. Chan...............TPE - 1

ALTERNATE LIST:
1. Erakovic............NZL - 1
2. Gallovits...........ROU - 2
3. Harkleroad..........USA - 4
4. Morigami............JPN - 2
Craybas................USA - 5
5. Lisicki.............GER - 1
6. Nakamura............JPN - 3
Pin....................FRA - 8
7. Ruano Pascual.......ESP - 3
Mattek.................USA - 6
Vakulenko..............UKR - 5
Loit...................FRA - 9
Garbin.................ITA - 5
8. Niculescu...........ROU - 3
Voskoboeva.............RUS - 14
9. Wickmayer...........BEL - 1
Sanchez................FRA - 10
King...................USA - 7
Dechy..................FRA - 11
10. Tanasugarn.........THA - 1
11. Meusburger.........AUT - 3
12. Wozniak............CAN - 1
13. Salerni............ARG - 2
Cohen-Aloro............FRA - 12
Bychkova...............RUS - 15
Shaughnessy............USA - 8
Ditty..................USA - 9
14. Dubois.............CAN - 2
15. Keothavong.........GBR - 1
16. Ani................EST - 2


Erakovic needs one more win in Surbiton to pass Chan on the list. Nakamura could also get herself on the list with a strong showing in Surbiton, but other than that no other ITF performances this week can get anyone onto the list.

We know that things will probably change when we receive the actual list in Mid-Late June with the team selections from the individual NOCs.

ce
Jun 7th, 2008, 12:52 PM
i think demenrtieva cant play this year
by rules you need to plat 2 times from 2005,2006,2007,2008,but one of those two times has to be 2007 or 2008

rvugt
Jun 7th, 2008, 05:03 PM
i think demenrtieva cant play this year
by rules you need to plat 2 times from 2005,2006,2007,2008,but one of those two times has to be 2007 or 2008


What do you mean? I really don't get what you're saying!

alwayshingis
Jun 7th, 2008, 05:11 PM
i think demenrtieva cant play this year
by rules you need to plat 2 times from 2005,2006,2007,2008,but one of those two times has to be 2007 or 2008

Do you mean at Fed Cup? You only must make yourself available two times. You do not actually have to play. Dementieva is eligible for the Olympics.

ce
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:37 PM
i didnt know that,thanks
but that means all players can play :haha:

alwayshingis
Jun 9th, 2008, 10:15 PM
ITF begins Olympic entry process


The entry process for the 2008 Olympic Tennis Event in Beijing begins this week, with the ITF notifying National Associations and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the players eligible for direct acceptance into the singles and doubles (top 10 only) events and sending out application forms for ITF places.

Fifty-six players will qualify as direct acceptances into both the men’s and women’s singles events. Six ITF Places will be allocated by the ITF Olympic Committee, while the two Tripartite Commission Invitation Places have already been announced.

National Associations/NOCs have until 23 June to confirm the entry of players eligible for direct acceptance and to return the application form for ITF places. At the same time, National Associations/NOCs will nominate doubles teams for the Olympic Tennis Event. The ITF will announce the full list of entries on 2 July.

rvugt
Jun 9th, 2008, 10:55 PM
Misa Krajicek will be there!! She was within the 56 best players on a clean list!

carretta
Jun 11th, 2008, 08:01 PM
Does anyone know if Russia will go strictly by world rankings for their singles players? Current rankings would give a team of Sharapova, Kuznetsova, Dementieva and Chakvetadze. However, it's interesting to note that if the YTD rankings were used Safina would replace Chakvetadze (and Zvonareva would also move ahead of her).

sunyafei
Jun 12th, 2008, 06:57 AM
Zheng will use her SR

ce
Jun 14th, 2008, 10:09 AM
Safina >>>>>> Anna

njnetswill
Jun 16th, 2008, 05:49 AM
Safina and Zvonareva would do better than Anna at this point.

Ellery
Jun 18th, 2008, 08:13 PM
Jie :bounce:

dulkogii
Jun 20th, 2008, 05:59 PM
go Gise!

Ballbasher
Jun 21st, 2008, 08:28 AM
48 Days left :bounce:

Ballbasher
Jul 23rd, 2008, 10:48 AM
16 Days left! :yeah:

FedAce
Jul 28th, 2008, 01:28 AM
Why did China take Dogs off the menu ??? It is a chinese delicacy everyone must experience at least once while in china. those Olympians are dieing to try it, i am sure.

Pasta-Na
Jul 28th, 2008, 01:36 AM
:bounce:

Lin Lin
Jul 28th, 2008, 03:49 AM
:bounce: