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The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 07:46 PM
Bausch & Lomb Championships, Amelia Island

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Week 5, Clay Tier II, Draw Size 32

Welcome to Amelia Island, the first stop on the clay court swing this season, last week Tamarine Tanasugarn captured her second Grand Slam title at the Australian Open and was the runner-up here last year, can her good form continue? Will Dechy ever have a decent tournament? So many questions! Good luck all!

Draw Posted - Monday 18:00 CET

Points Deadline - Tuesday 18:00 CET

New points are mandatory, please don't forget to send :p

The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 07:46 PM
Aces To Play

Benesova - 3
Bremond - 1
Camerin - 3
Capriati - 3
Clijsters - 4
Davenport - 0
Dechy - 4
Dementieva - 1
Dominguez Lino - 4
Dulko - 3
Golovin - 3
Hantuchova - 1
Harkleroad - 3
Ivanovic - 3
Jankovic - 3
Kirilenko - 1
Kournikova - 2
Krajicek - 1
Mauresmo - 0
Molik - 2
Myskina - 2
Paszek - 1
Pennetta - 4
Sanchez Lorenzo - 4
Vaidisova - 3
Tanasugarn - 2
Washington - 2
V. Williams - 2

The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 07:47 PM
Draw

Tamarine Tanasugarn(1) v Bye
Jennifer Capriati v Anna Kournikova
Maria Elena Camerin v Gisela Dulko
Ana Ivanovic v Amelie Mauresmo(6)

Anastasia Myskina(5) v Martina Hingis
Lourdes Dominguez Lino v Iveta Benesova
Lindsay Davenport v Flavia Pennetta
Bye v Severine Bremond(3)

Michaella Krajicek(4) v Bye
Mashona Washington v Elena Dementieva
Nathalie Dechy v Daniela Hantuchova
Kim Clijsters v Jelena Jankovic(8)

Alicia Molik(7) v Tamira Paszek
Maria Sanchez Lorenzo v Tatiana Golovin
Maria Kirilenko v Nicole Vaidisova
Bye v Ashley Harkleroad(2)

The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 07:48 PM
OOP

Tuesday - R32

Wednesday - R16

Thursday - QFs

Friday - SFs and F

The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 07:48 PM
Points To Defend

215 -

Tanasugarn

140 -

Molik
Dominguez Lino

75 -

Krajicek
Pennetta
Benesova

40 -

Dechy
Paszek
Mauresmo
Jankovic
Bremond

20 -

Harkleroad
Golovin
Dementieva
V. Williams
Myskina
Kirilenko

The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 07:49 PM
Player Of The Week

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Anna Kournikova

Ok, I'm ditching the press award 'cos I think the same people will end up getting it every week :o So the only award is POTW, which goes to Anna K for her good performance last week in Melbourne :yeah:

Natash.
Feb 3rd, 2008, 08:40 PM
:hearts:

What an honor! :)

Kevin.
Feb 3rd, 2008, 09:35 PM
no love for Tammy :lol:

The Daviator
Feb 3rd, 2008, 09:49 PM
no love for Tammy :lol:

The champion never gets it :p

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 3rd, 2008, 10:00 PM
The champion never gets it :p

tell me about it :o

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 3rd, 2008, 10:01 PM
Ok, I'm ditching the press award 'cos I think the same people will end up getting it every week :o



:ras:

LDF
Feb 3rd, 2008, 10:14 PM
*looks at number of aces for each player*

I predict a Lindsay-Amelie final :smoke:

Harvs
Feb 3rd, 2008, 11:42 PM
shite. i have quite a few points to defend lol

young_gunner913
Feb 4th, 2008, 01:31 AM
Ok, I'm ditching the press award 'cos I think the same people will end up getting it every week :o So the only award is POTW, which goes to Anna K for her good performance last week in Melbourne :yeah:

if Mashona ever won a match, she'd right an article. :lol:

Harvs
Feb 4th, 2008, 04:18 AM
damnit! i would have had the press award this week:( lol

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 4th, 2008, 05:13 AM
:dance:

IanRadi
Feb 5th, 2008, 12:35 AM
Points has been sent :D

young_gunner913
Feb 5th, 2008, 02:40 AM
when is the draw going to be posted?

The Daviator
Feb 5th, 2008, 12:45 PM
Draw posted and since I still don't have enough pts :o I'll wait another day before posting results :p

IanRadi
Feb 5th, 2008, 01:28 PM
Are we having doubles in this game?

The Daviator
Feb 5th, 2008, 01:30 PM
Are we having doubles in this game?

Medina ran the doubles last season, but he no longer does :rolleyes: :p

So no doubles so far this season :p

Keaka
Feb 5th, 2008, 01:36 PM
Sent points :)

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 5th, 2008, 02:05 PM
I'm defending quarterfinal points.:unsure:

LDF
Feb 5th, 2008, 06:01 PM
A 4-acer :fiery:

young_gunner913
Feb 5th, 2008, 06:25 PM
Medina ran the doubles last season, but he no longer does :rolleyes: :p

So no doubles so far this season :p

i'd be happy to run doubles if you'd like. :wavey:

-jenks-
Feb 5th, 2008, 07:29 PM
Hingis would love a WC in this event! :)

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 5th, 2008, 08:04 PM
Hingis would love a WC in this event! :)


WC granted you face Myskina :)


The Daiator will listen to me :angel:

Harvs
Feb 5th, 2008, 08:26 PM
i sent my points about 2 weeks ago:)

Uranium
Feb 5th, 2008, 08:33 PM
MASL vs. Golovin :cool:
i sent points right?

The Daviator
Feb 5th, 2008, 09:53 PM
i'd be happy to run doubles if you'd like. :wavey:

Go ahead and organise it :D :yeah:

The Daviator
Feb 5th, 2008, 09:55 PM
MASL vs. Golovin :cool:
i sent points right?

Yup :p

And welcome Martina :D

young_gunner913
Feb 6th, 2008, 03:31 AM
Go ahead and organise it :D :yeah:

i'll get right on that now. :hearts:

young_gunner913
Feb 6th, 2008, 03:51 AM
ATTENTION ALL ATC PLAYERS


There will now be doubles being run along with singles. Please go sign up in the new doubles thread and committ your team and send points to me and I'll run doubles here in Amelia Island! If we have a list of 4+ there will be doubles and there will be an 8 team draw even if that means PC players. So hurry and sign up and send send send points!! :bounce::bounce:

Droolv
Feb 6th, 2008, 07:58 AM
A 4 acer first up :help:

Come on Tati, pull thorugh :D

Uranium
Feb 6th, 2008, 07:04 PM
A 4 acer first up :help:

Come on Tati, pull thorugh :D

ME, muahahaha:devil:
Tati is going down;)

IanRadi
Feb 6th, 2008, 09:01 PM
Is the tournament starting soon?

The Daviator
Feb 6th, 2008, 09:58 PM
First round on the way :)

The Daviator
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:02 PM
Round of 32

Dulko def. Camerin

Ivanovic def. Mauresmo(6)

Dominguez Lino def. Benesova

Kirilenko def. Vaidisova

Walkover :o

The Daviator
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:07 PM
Round of 32

Hingis def. Myskina(5) 6-7(6) 6-1 6-4

Davenport def. Pennetta 3-6 6-3 7-6(6) :eek:

Dementieva def. Washington 7-6(4) 7-6(2)

Dechy def. Hantuchova 2-6 6-3 7-5

Jankovic(8) def. Clijsters 7-5 6-4

Sanchez Lorenzo def. Golovin 5-7 6-1 6-4

Well done winners :D Losers :hug: Capriati-Kournikova and Molik-Paszek are postponed :p

Uranium
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:09 PM
:woohoo:Maria Sanchez Lorenzo:rocker2:

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:10 PM
Well done winners :D Losers :hug: Capriati-Kournikova and Molik-Paszek are postponed :p



why? :o

The Daviator
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:12 PM
why? :o

Anna and Tamira have to correct their pts slightly :p

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:14 PM
Anna and Tamira have to correct their pts slightly :p


I expected you to be favouring Alicia again :o

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:14 PM
well done to hingis btw on winning her first match

The Daviator
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:15 PM
I expected you to be favouring Alicia again :o

Just shut up Dechy :D

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:15 PM
Just shut up Dechy :D

:ras:

Uranium
Feb 6th, 2008, 10:31 PM
Successful Debut for María
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Amelia Island, Florida
María Sanchez Lorenzo made her debut on the ATC tour this week in the Bausch and Lomb Championships. In the round of 32, María had to play Tatiana Golovin of France. In set 1, María took a 2 break lead by being up 5-2 with her aggressive play off her 2 handed-backhands off both sides. María started to get nervous and make a lot of unforced errors and Tatiana hit winners to level it at 5-5. Tatiana served 4 straight aces and broke María to take set 1 7-5.
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Set 2, Tatiana stormed off to a 4-2 lead using her big forehand. But María used her speed and power to level the match at 4-4. Tatiana played another loose game to give the break to María to serve for the second set. María easily held serve at love with 2 aces and 2 backhand winners. Set 3, it was all María as she stormed past Tatiana 6-1 as Tatiana double faulted on Match point. María will play the winner of Molik vs. Paszek next
In her post match interview María said, "I am glad with how I played, I was nervous, but I got over it to pick up the win. Tatiana played well and I have respect for her game, but I felt like I played a bit better."

-jenks-
Feb 6th, 2008, 11:47 PM
Hingis!!!! :bounce:

tennisbuddy12
Feb 6th, 2008, 11:55 PM
Hingis!!!! :bounce:

jenks!!! :eek:

-jenks-
Feb 6th, 2008, 11:57 PM
jenks!!! :eek:

hello! :wavey:

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:05 AM
Congrats winners!:D

Lena next!:scared:

-jenks-
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:07 AM
Hingis Wins Debut Match!

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In Hingis first ever match on the ACT tour, she took out the 5th seed, Anastasia Myskina, in three sets. Hingis started off a bit rusty, and it was evident she lacked experience, as she choked a set point to lose the first set 8-6 in the tiebreak. However, Hingis quickly learned from her mistakes, and was able to take the second set easily, losing just a single game. The third set saw terrific tennis by both Myskina and Hingis. The score was close until Hingis was able to break at 4-4, and she successfully was able to serve out the match and move into the round of 16. Hingis' next opponent will be Dominguez Lino, who walked right into the round of 16 without playing a match.

"It feels so great to be able to win my first match on the tour, especially against a top 5 player. I hope this shows what I'm capable of, and that I have a very successful career ahead of me. I know I will have a lot of supporters rooting for me to do well, and that helps a lot. I never want to disapoint the fans. I think I could have started off better in this match, but because I was so close to taking it, I think that gave me more confidence going into the next set. I think I will enjoy playing on this tour, and I want to be all that I'm capable of. I'm just going to take it one match/tournament at a time, and hope to improve my ranking. I don't have any goals set so far because I don't want to beat myself up if I don't achieve them. I'm looking to just have fun an play my best."

tennisbuddy12
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:10 AM
sorry for not sending points....you can use my old ones..ill good rep. you whre to put the other aces

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:30 AM
sorry for not sending points....you can use my old ones..ill good rep. you whre to put the other aces

But where will I put those numbers then? :confused: Will I just replace 11 and 12 with the aces? :p

Thanks for the articles MSL and Martina :yeah:

Natash.
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:32 AM
Just shut up Dechy :D

:spit:

Sorry for sending points late. :hug:

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:33 AM
Round of 32

Kournikova def. Capriati 6-3 6-1

Natash.
Feb 7th, 2008, 12:37 AM
:woohoo:

LDF
Feb 7th, 2008, 05:29 AM
:eek: Lindsay :woohoo:

Great match Flavia :yeah:

Droolv
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:57 AM
Tati :sad: :help:

I need to lift in this game :o

Congrats MSL :yeah:

Hashim.
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:59 AM
even 4 aces can't help me win a match:o

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 03:36 PM
ATTENTION DOUBLES TEAMS: Please start sending points! I have 4/8 team's points. :( Please send points or your spot in the draw will be replaced by PC teams. Also, if you are not part of a doubles team yet... team up with some one and SEND POINTS! :bounce:

Single Ladies: Bremond, Benesova, Camerin, Capriati, Clijsters, Davenport, Hantuchova, Harkleroad, Krajicek, Myskina, Paszek, and Williams.

We could make like 6 more teams from those players. So grab a player, send points, and enter in the doubles portion of the tournament! If not, we're almost guarenteed to have a PC team win the tournament. :rolleyes::o

dawid
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:07 PM
I've send points for Jankovic/Hingis

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:10 PM
I've send points for Jankovic/Hingis

:hug: got those. :)

4/8 now! we're on a roll!

there will be a 8 team draw made today!
if teams do not send points.
they will be replaced with PC teams.
doubles will take place right after the singles rd 16.

MH0861
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:31 PM
:hug: got those. :)

4/8 now! we're on a roll!

there will be a 8 team draw made today!
if teams do not send points.
they will be replaced with PC teams.
doubles will take place right after the singles quarterfinals.

Did Kournikova send for Kournikova/Kirilenko? Also, how many aces do we have (1+2) - does it round down to 1?

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:34 PM
Round of 32

Molik(7) def. Paszek 6-3 6-1

CarlaValenti
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:48 PM
:hug: got those. :)

4/8 now! we're on a roll!

there will be a 8 team draw made today!
if teams do not send points.
they will be replaced with PC teams.
doubles will take place right after the singles quarterfinals.

Did you receive the points I sent you? (Sugiyama/Ivanovic)

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:49 PM
Did you receive the points I sent you? (Sugiyama/Ivanovic)

yes i did. :D thank you. :hug:

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:53 PM
Did Kournikova send for Kournikova/Kirilenko? Also, how many aces do we have (1+2) - does it round down to 1?

yes i got your points. :)

yeah, that rule is going to change after this tournament.
i was up late typing the rules, so some may be a little odd. :smash:

IanRadi
Feb 7th, 2008, 04:56 PM
Did Sanchez-Lorenzo send our points?

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 05:02 PM
Did Sanchez-Lorenzo send our points?

yes she did.

i will give teams 2 more hours to send points.
meanwhile the draw is coming up...
if you send points in the next 2 hours,
you will replace a PC team.

IanRadi
Feb 7th, 2008, 05:05 PM
I hope I'll win my first match (without W/O) :lol:

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 05:10 PM
Amelia Island Doubles Draw

Quarterfinals:

Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama vs. (PC) Sania Mirza/Shahar Peer

Gisela Dulko/Maria Sanchez Lorenzo vs. Nathalie Dechy/Amelie Mauresmo

Jelena Jankovic/Martina Hingis vs. (PC) Jie Zheng/Zi Yan

Anna Kournikova/Maria Kirilenko vs. (PC) Lisa Raymond/Samantha Stosur

IanRadi
Feb 7th, 2008, 05:32 PM
Round of 32

Molik(7) def. Paszek 6-3 6-1

Are you posting second round soon?

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 7th, 2008, 05:49 PM
Are you posting second round soon?

Perhaps around 4 hours later?:shrug:
Dav posted the results at 11pm GMT yesterday.;)

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 06:25 PM
IMPORTANT DOUBLES ANNOUNCEMENT:

Cara Black & Liezel Huber have withdrawn from their doubles match against Gisela Dulko & Maria Sanchez Lorenzo due to injury. Taking their place will be French doubles pair, Nathalie Dechy & Amelie Mauresmo.

-jenks-
Feb 7th, 2008, 06:59 PM
PC players!! :unsure:

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:11 PM
its spelt Stosur not Stouster :lol:
O we play Dechy/Mauresmo:scared:

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:21 PM
its spelt Stosur not Stouster :lol:
O we play Dechy/Mauresmo:scared:

thanks! :hug:

good luck! :bounce:

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:36 PM
I have started to score matches and have some matches done. Does anyone want some doubles results?

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:39 PM
yea please:)

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 07:54 PM
--WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS--

Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama defeated (PC) Sania Mirza/Shahar Peer

7-6(2), 4-6, 6-2

What a first match to kick things off with! Ana/Ai had a 5-1 lead in the first set and Sania/Shahar fought back and from that point on, it was a series of battles until the third set were Ana/Ai unleashed the beasts within them and blow Sana/Shahar off the courts. Congrats Ana/Ai!

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:07 PM
--WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS--

Nathalie Dehcy/Amelie Mauresmo defeated Gisela Dulko/Maria Sanchez Lorenzo

6-7(3), 7-6(2), 7-5

:worship::worship::hearts: This was the match of the day!! Both teams fought so hard against each other, this match had five coin tosses in all. Gisela/Maria were so agressive but they lacked the stamina to win as the match went longer. Nathlie/Amelie were counter punching long enough to see the crumbling game of Gisela/Maria and they took full advantage. Amazing job to both teams! Good luck to Dechy/Maursemo in the semi-finals. Dulko/Lorenzo.:hug:

-jenks-
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:14 PM
Hingis/Jankovic next! :unsure:

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:20 PM
--WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS--

Jelena Jankovic/Martina Hingis defeated (PC) Jie Zheng/Zi Yan

7-5, 6-2

Very impressive win from Jelena/Martina. They didn't go for too much in the first set as they were testing the game of Jie/Zi and when they figured it out, they attack everything in the second set to close out an easy win. Good luck in the semi-finals Jelena/Martina!

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:21 PM
i would have sent for molik/golovin but was out last night and now its morning
:(:(:(:(:(

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:23 PM
but alicia in singles WOOO:)

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:23 PM
--WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS--

Anna Kournikova/Maria Kirilenko defeated Lisa Raymond/Samantha Stosur

4-6, 7-6(6)*, 7-5

:eek::worship: I think we can all agree this was a great match to end with. Lisa/Samantha were so dominate in the first couple of sets and Anna/Maria couldn't keep up, but with a couple of lucky points, they rallied there way back into the match and picked up a victory. Great job Anna/Maria and good luck in the semi-finals!

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:25 PM
MASL/Dulko:fiery:
sorry dulko:sad:

MH0861
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:26 PM
--WOMEN'S DOUBLES RESULTS--

Anna Kournikova/Maria Kirilenko defeated Lisa Raymond/Samantha Stosur

4-6, 7-6(6)*, 7-5

:eek::worship: I think we can all agree this was a great match to end with. Lisa/Samantha were so dominate in the first couple of sets and Anna/Maria couldn't keep up, but with a couple of lucky points, they rallied there way back into the match and picked up a victory. Great job Anna/Maria and good luck in the semi-finals!

:spit:

With this scoreline, I think it's obvious it was Kournikova who sent the pts, not Kirilenko :haha: :hearts:

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:28 PM
:spit:

With this scoreline, I think it's obvious it was Kournikova who sent the pts, not Kirilenko :haha: :hearts:

haha yeah u actually won a close match!!!


:)

young_gunner913
Feb 7th, 2008, 08:28 PM
--UPDATED DOUBLES DRAW--

Semi-finals:

Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama vs. Nathalie Dechy/Amelie Mauresmo

Jelena Jankovic/Martina Hingis vs. Anna Kournikova/Maria Kirilenko

-jenks-
Feb 7th, 2008, 09:17 PM
Jankovic/Hingis!! :bounce:

Natash.
Feb 7th, 2008, 09:29 PM
:spit:

With this scoreline, I think it's obvious it was Kournikova who sent the pts, not Kirilenko :haha: :hearts:

:spit:

Hooray! :hearts: Close match champions. :devil:

IanRadi
Feb 7th, 2008, 09:37 PM
MASL/Dulko:fiery:
sorry dulko:sad:

We were so close :hug:

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2008, 09:45 PM
We were so close :hug:

you can send points next time;)

CarlaValenti
Feb 7th, 2008, 09:58 PM
Ana/Sugi :D

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:44 PM
Round of 16

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Kournikova def. Tanasugarn(1)

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Hingis def. Dominguez Lino
Walkover

Very surprised that Tammy didn't send, she loses final pts from last season :o Neither LDL or Benesova sent pts so LDL went through due a CT but of course now loses by W/O :o

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:46 PM
cmon alicia:):):)

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:47 PM
Round of 16

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Davenport def. Bremond(3)
6-4 7-5

These two keep drawing each other but Lindsay gets the better of Sev once again and makes the quarters with 0 aces :yeah: Sev :hug:

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:47 PM
...;12464542']cmon alicia:):):)

:ras:Go MASL

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:48 PM
sill pic of lindsay - she looks like she lost :o :p

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:49 PM
wow lindsay... 0 aces:)

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:50 PM
Round of 16

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Dementieva def. Krajicek(4)
6-2 5-7 7-6(6)

Misa almost pulled off one of her classic comebacks, but not quite :p Nice to see Elena keeping up her good form from RA :yeah:

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:52 PM
sill pic of lindsay - she looks like she lost :o :p

Lindsay always looks like that :p

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:53 PM
Lindsay always looks like that :p

your avatar doesnt :p

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:53 PM
:ras:Go MASL

lol ew. haha

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:55 PM
Round of 16

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Jankovic(8) def. Dechy
6-7(2) 6-4 6-4

Jankovic is one of the most underrated players, she can be really good when she wants to be, Dechy is improving a bit though ;)

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:55 PM
your avatar doesnt :p

Rare occasion ;)

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:56 PM
another lose :rolleyes:


im going to retire Dechy soon :yawn:

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:58 PM
Round of 16

http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/3999/804cf819d59f61472b7e808ss0.jpg

Molik(7) def. Sanchez Lorenzo
7-5 6-4

Alicia's extra experience was what counted here, MSL needs to spread her aces more, but I think she has a nice future on the tour :yeah:

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:59 PM
Wooo Alicia!!!! Yeahhhhhhhhhhh:)

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2008, 10:59 PM
lol at spreading aces:angel:
Good job Alicia
What a bad day, lose singles and doubles:rolleyes:

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:00 PM
Molik on her butt again :tape:

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:02 PM
Round of 32

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Ivanovic def. Dulko
6-3 7-6(7)

Ana is in-form and this was a tough draw for Gisela, lots of CTs in the 2nd set so it could have went either way, but Ana was slightly more aggressive and that was the key.

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:05 PM
Round of 32

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Kirilenko def. Harkleroad(2)
4-6 7-6(3) ret.

Ashley your 3rd set was wrong :o Also I can't place your aces for you, you have to do it, so try and send :hug: Maria will take any win she can get :lol: ;)

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:07 PM
Updated Draw

Anna Kournikova v Ana Ivanovic

Martina Hingis v Lindsay Davenport

Elena Dementieva v Jelena Jankovic(8)

Alicia Molik(7) v Maria Kirilenko

Natash.
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:08 PM
Masha! :lol: :spit:

Wins over the #1 and #2 player for us! :devil: :lol:

Harvs
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:10 PM
alicia is the highest ranked player left haha! wooo:)

tennisbuddy12
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:12 PM
What was wrong with the set?

The Daviator
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:16 PM
What was wrong with the set?

You had 2 11s :p :o

IanRadi
Feb 7th, 2008, 11:19 PM
Not that bad for being Gisela's first tournament :rolleyes:

-jenks-
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:44 AM
A win is a win! :)

Lindsay next! :armed:

MH0861
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:45 AM
:lol: Maria :D

-jenks-
Feb 8th, 2008, 01:06 AM
who is lindsay in this game??

Kevin.
Feb 8th, 2008, 01:08 AM
Tammy :sad: :o
Totally forgot :(

Uranium
Feb 8th, 2008, 01:08 AM
who is lindsay in this game??

LDF

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 8th, 2008, 02:05 AM
Lena :( :ras: :p

Good luck!!!:wavey: ;)

E.Dementieva_FAN
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:40 PM
Thank you Misa! :hug: Sorry :hug: ;)

Farina Elia Fan
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:57 PM
another lose :rolleyes:


im going to retire Dechy soon :yawn:



now im not a slam holder, no one cares :rolleyes:


If I dont make the YEC - Nathalie is GONE!!!! and I will be the sweet, kind and quiet Zuluaga :)

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 8th, 2008, 03:04 PM
now im not a slam holder, no one cares :rolleyes:


If I dont make the YEC - Nathalie is GONE!!!! and I will be the sweet, kind and quiet Zuluaga :)

Ok.Great!:D

young_gunner913
Feb 8th, 2008, 03:25 PM
Women's Doubles Order of Play


Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama vs. Nathalie Dechy/Amelie Mauresmo

BREAK

Jelena Jankovic/Martina Hingis vs. Anna Kournikova/Maria Kirilenko

young_gunner913
Feb 8th, 2008, 03:30 PM
Anyone want results?

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 8th, 2008, 03:32 PM
Me!!!:p

young_gunner913
Feb 8th, 2008, 03:39 PM
results coming up from Ana/Ai vs. Nathalie/Amelie...

young_gunner913
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:01 PM
Women's Doubles Semi-final Results


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Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama def. Nathalie Dechy/Amelie Mauresmo

7-6(3), 1-6, 6-3

:worship: Amazing game play from both teams. Ana/Ai are a really agressive team and it worked against the counter-punch style of Nathalie/Amelie. In the second set the French duo stepped up their game and unleashed the beast all over their opponents but in the third set, Ana/Ai were just to agressive to fend off any longer and they secure their spot in the finals. Congrats Ana/Ai!:bounce: Nathalie/Amelie:sad::hug:

-jenks-
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:24 PM
Hingis is here!

Natash.
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:27 PM
Anna K here :)

young_gunner913
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:28 PM
Women's Doubles Semi-final Results


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Jelena Jankovic/Martina Hingis def. Anna Kournikova/Maria Kirilenko

3-6, 6-3, 7-5

:eek: What an effort by both teams. The Russians we're much more consistant in this match then in their last match against Lisa Raymond/Samantha Stosur. Anna/Maria's style was so much like their opponent's. The the only difference is that they had 1 ace, Jelena/Martina had 3. Jelena/Martina could stand to be a little more agressive but still, they secure the last spot in the finals. Congrats ladies! :bounce: Anna/Maria:hug: I'm sure you'll do great next week!

Natash.
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:28 PM
:spit: :sobbing:

Grats Jankohingis.

-jenks-
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:31 PM
I'm thinking more of Hinkovic ;)

and YAY!! :bounce: :woohoo:

young_gunner913
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:31 PM
Women's Doubles Draw Updated

Amelia Isalnd Finals:


Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama vs. Jelena Jankovic/Martina Hingis

LDF
Feb 8th, 2008, 04:42 PM
Lindsay :bounce:

Sev :hug: Hopefully we won't play each other AGAIN next week :o

I'm looking forward to playing Martina next :D

I'm not sure who the pressure's on...she has three aces, whereas I have zero, but as one of the older players I cannot let this rookie storm to the title in her maiden tournament ;)

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 06:57 PM
QFs on the way :p

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:01 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Kournikova def. Ivanovic
6-4 7-5

Excellent result for Anna, who used her extra ace to good effect in beating the always tricky Ivanovic to make her first SF :yeah:

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:04 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Davenport def. Hingis
6-3 1-6 6-3

Lindsay :eek: What a week she's having, Hingis was inspired in the second set, but Lindsay was so consistent and never dropped her level to pull through, Hingis will do very well in this game :yeah:

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:08 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Jankovic(8) def. Dementieva
7-5 6-7(1) 6-4


Brilliant match between two very good players :worship: I thought Elena had it at 4-2 in the 3rd, but JJ rallied to book her spot in the semis :yeah:

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:10 PM
Quarter-Finals

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Kirilenko def. Molik(7)
7-6(5) 6-4

Maria :D This should be a real confidence booster, she played great to win in two :yeah: Alicia :hug:

E.Dementieva_FAN
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:11 PM
Lena :bigcry:

Jelena :yeah:

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:12 PM
Updated Draw

Anna Kournikova v Lindsay Davenport

Jelena Jankovic(8) v Maria Kirilenko

E.Dementieva_FAN
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:15 PM
Quarter-Finals




Brilliant match between two very good players :worship: I thought Elena had it at 4-2 in the 3rd, but JJ rallied to book her spot in the semis :yeah:

I think Lena isn't very good player, she is only the world #16 player. :tape::lol:

Natash.
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:17 PM
Anna K. :rocker2:

Masha. :hearts:

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 07:19 PM
I think Lena isn't very good player, she is only the world #16 player. :tape::lol:

You usually are tough to beat though and have had some good wins :yeah:

-jenks-
Feb 8th, 2008, 08:39 PM
Hingis! :bigcry:

Congrats Lindsay! :yeah:

MH0861
Feb 8th, 2008, 09:23 PM
Maria K :hearts: I can't handle Aces, I do much better with very few :lol:

Anna K :D

Harvs
Feb 8th, 2008, 10:31 PM
alicia:(:(:(


well done maria

Droolv
Feb 8th, 2008, 10:44 PM
Golovin's 5 French Guys of the Week

Hey guys.

I might not be as popular as the other French girls on tour like Natalie, Sev and Amelie but hopefully after a few of these blogs, Iíll get more people supporting me at tournaments which will hopefully lead to my rise up the ATC rankings. Every week I will make a list of my top 5 guys of the week from a particular country. This week Iíll start with my own France. Feel free to comment and I hope you enjoy it.


Number 5

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Gee this guy has improved so much over the last season. He is such a fantastic all-court player and with that serve he can do anything. He has had wins over Rafa, Andy Murray, Richy Gasquet and Lleyton (stop cheering LDL :lol: :p) this sseason and has catapulted his ranking into the top 20. Although he might be a star on-court he doesnít know how to teach a women in bed. Hopefully heíll improve as he stardom grows and can put that 8 and a half incher to good use. :devil:


Number 4

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Arnaud Clement

Arnaud is one of the most crafty players on the ATP tour. Although heís of a shortish statue he court speed is amazing. If he can start beating top player regularly he would be a huge threat on tour. He gets into number 4 because his amazing doubles play (which by the way, I donít do mixed doubles :lol: ) Heís won Wimbledon along with another 9 incredible titles. Another strength of Arnaud is his bandanas. He wraps them in some hot places and has a different one each time. Arnaud also doesnít take of those glasses encase he squirts himself in the eye after seeing his amazing abs for 31 year old.


Number 3

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Fabrice Santoro

Fabrice gets number 3 because he is one of the most nicest people I have ever met. When I became pro he gave me so much advice and tips that I couldnít thank him enough. He has an amazing sense of humour that gets everyone on both the ATC and ATP tour laughing their heads off. At 35 years old I donít want Fabrice to retire since he has been like a older brother to me. Now onto his tennis! Fabrice has 29 titles altogether which mostly includes 24 doubles titles. Some shots he can come up with are amazing and I wish I could take that part of his game and put it into mine. Iím hoping once he retires heíll coach a French players which will hopefully be me.


Number 2

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Gael Monfils

This 6Ē4 giant is one of the most explosive layers on tour. That forehand is faster than my serve and he has amazing court speed for his size. Although injuries have struck him down this hasnít stopped him in his hotel room. With a 10 incher he can play amazing delicate drop shots before he can ace me or pound down a forehand. He can hold it for all night and doesnít get tired which let us go for all night, making some other French girls describe him as a jackhammer. Some say he has an ugly face but he makes up for it when you go further with the best abs and snake I have ever encountered. If he could improve his tennis we would see him at number 1.


Number 1

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Richard Gasquet

Richard is one of my best friends and the best French player on tour. With a world class backhand Richy is at number 7 on the rankings with amazing consistency on tour. As well as an amazing 7 titles at his age Richard is a great ambassador of the sport. Richard and I have never made love, but I feel we are coming together as a couple. His eyes are one of the most beautiful sites on the planet making it impossible to keep your eyes off him. Weíre both Lacoste players and love attending t he player parties together. I wish this incredible guy good luck on the tour and I hope to see him very soon.

Thatís it for now,
Tatiana Golovin

MH0861
Feb 8th, 2008, 10:48 PM
Did Amelie make a close 6th on that list? :D

:lol:

MH0861
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:36 PM
Fan Mail Inspires Kirilenko

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Unseeded Russian Maria Kirilenko, in what can only be described as an act of God, has somehow managed to string three victories together to reach her first Semifinal of the year on the ATC circuit by beating Top 10 player Alicia Molik today 7-6 6-4.

Kirilenko, known for spending hours on court but folding like a cheap whore on a breezy night by the end of each match, has revealed that an annoymous fan letter has inspired her performance this week in Amelia Island.

"Yes, well I have to say, I may struggle with my tennis most of the time, but I have fans that keep me going. I got an annoymous fan letter before my Quarterfinal match I'd like to share that letter with you" :hearts:


dEER mARIA!!!!!!??

omg GET IT TOGETHER!!11

u BeTTer BEAT thAT WEAK ASS MOLIK NExt ROUnd!!111

likE maYbE thaT CANINE shOULd be PUT oN A-LEESH-uh LOL!!!

XOXO

p.s. DOES anYONE knOW hoW i CAN MEET
linDAY DAVENPORT's babY JAGGER??!!
he iS SOOOOOO CUUUUUUTE! :hearts:
i JUST wannA EAT HIM UP FOR BReakFAST!!
LOL LOL!! earTH TO LINDS:
HE NEEDS a NeW NANNY!

So yeah, I mean with fans like that, what else could a girl need? :D My fans are so vocal! :D

Harvs
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:39 PM
alicia was saddened to hear that that that fan was brutally murdered last night...

:)

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:42 PM
Maria :haha: :lol:

Thanks to Tati too :D

MH0861
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:43 PM
Can we have SF results :p I mean technically the tournament should be over :angel:

Droolv
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:45 PM
Maria :rocker2: Win this tournie :D

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:47 PM
Can we have SF results :p I mean technically the tournament should be over :angel:

Oh yeah :lol: Well alright then ;)

The Daviator
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:54 PM
Semi-Finals

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Kournikova def. Davenport
6-3 6-0

Well Lindsay finally came up against someone who was able to exploit her lack of aces, still a really great effort and she'll surely get the extra ace next week, although we'll see how Maria K does :p Anna :worship:

Natash.
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:56 PM
Anna :hearts:

My first final!

The Daviator
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:01 AM
Semi-Finals

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Kirilenko def. Jankovic(8)
7-6(5) 2-6 6-3

:bolt: :spit: Maria somehow managed to win the 3rd set :lol: :worship: Great effort :yeah: JJ :hug:

MH0861
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:02 AM
OMG :haha:

Into my first final :D :D

And please give the extra ace to Linds - Aces are like weapons of self-destruction to me ;)

Harvs
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:03 AM
well done anna and maria.

MH0861
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:09 AM
Well don't leave us hanging now Dav! :lol:

The Daviator
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:09 AM
Who wants the final? :p

The Daviator
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:10 AM
Alright, final on the way :devil:

The Daviator
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:15 AM
Final

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Natash.
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:15 AM
Kournikova sends Davenport packing

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Newcomer Anna Kournikova has reached her first tour final, winning all of her matches in straight sets. After encouraging word from her fellow Russian and glamour girl, Maria Kirilenko, Kournikova was inspired to make a name for herself and reach new heights.

Strangely, the last person she must defeat is best friend and doubles partner, Maria Kirilenko.

"I mean, like yeah, I think there's going to be like lots of leads gone like always. We aren't the best at holding our composure. I'm sure it will be a great final nonetheless with stylish clothes and beautiful tennis!" :hearts:

The Daviator
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:22 AM
Final

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Kirilenko leads Kournikova 7-5

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7-5 6-4

:speakles: :haha: Well after struggling with a lot of aces, Maria comes out of nowhere to win her first title this week with 1! :lol: But seriously, very happy for Maria who has had her fair share of lows, but finally a high :D Anna :hug: Still a great performance in just your 5th event :worship:

MH0861
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:25 AM
:spit: :eek:

I can't believe I actually accomplished something of note :D

Anna K :hug: :awww: You are gonna be a killer on your better surfaces, great week :yeah:

Natash.
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:25 AM
Maria. :hug: Great job :hearts: Finally!

Anna K. :hug: I think this is the second final I lose after a CT. Other being Aussie Open final in WFTC. But I lost to a deserving winner and I couldn't be any more happier! :hug:

Droolv
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:29 AM
Maria :yeah: :rocker2: :worship: First title :D

:woohoo:

Anna :hug:

ElusiveChanteuse
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:36 AM
:spit:

MH0861
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:44 AM
Kirilenko Reigns in Amelia

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Unseeded Maria Kirilenko continued a dream run in Amelia Island, winning three matches in one day to capture her maiden title.

The day kicked off with a Quarterfinal match win over seeded Alicia Molik, before Kirilenko was sent back on court to combat another seeded player, Jelena Jankovic. We still don't know how she did it, but Kirilenko was actually able to outlast someone in a third set and won it by a score of 7-6 2-6 6-3.

But the day was not over yet. This Amelia Island Event, beset by a late start as half the tour did not make it to the tournament on time, had to scramble to finish the tournament on time. We're still wondering what happened to Nicole Vaidisova.

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Caption: Kirilenko celebrates her first tour victory

Kirilenko immediately went back on court to face fellow Russian Anna Kournikova, clearly the new player of the year so far on tour. Kirilenko was able to hold her nerve in two tight sets and escaped with a 7-5 6-4 win for her first ever tour victory.

"Umm, I'm still shocked, I mean even when I was up 5-4 in the second, I'm wondering: Okay, what's going to go wrong, how am I going to let Anna in, but I was able to focus and close it out. I'm really proud and it gives me a lot of confidence after a disaster of a Rebound Ace season. Thanks for nothing, Australians! Next Stop - Top 10! :hearts: But Anna played great, I really had to play unbelieveable tennis to comeback in both sets and I think she has a great future!"

Kirilenko's book, "There's light at the end of the tunnel even when it looks like your career is a trainwreck" is due to hit stores next month.

Natash.
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:50 AM
Masha K :hearts:

LDF
Feb 9th, 2008, 09:32 AM
Congrats Maria :banana: :D

And well done to Anna on a great week too :clap2:

Lindsay is very pleased with her week ;) It'd be nice to replicate this run at RG!

young_gunner913
Feb 9th, 2008, 04:11 PM
Doubles Final Coming Up!

young_gunner913
Feb 9th, 2008, 04:50 PM
Women's Doubles Championship Match


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young_gunner913
Feb 9th, 2008, 04:58 PM
Women's Doubles Championship Match


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young_gunner913
Feb 9th, 2008, 05:22 PM
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Jelena Jankvoic/Martina Hingis def. Ana Ivanovic/Ai Sugiyama

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:eek::bowdown::worship: What a marathon match! After Jelena/Martina took the first set, I was sure that they would take the second set maybe by tiebreaker but Ana/Ai never stopped fighting. In the second set, Ana/Ai dominated the court with their aggressive style of play and blew Jelena/Martina off the court. In the third, it was so close with so many cointosses. Congrats to Jelena Jankovic and Martina Hingis for winning the first doubles tournament of Season 2! :hearts::bounce: And a congrats to Ana Ivanovic and Ai Sugiyama, our runners-up! Congrats ladies!:hug:

dawid
Feb 9th, 2008, 08:21 PM
Doubles title! :eek:

Droolv
Feb 9th, 2008, 09:16 PM
Jelena/Martina :yeah:

Saved 2 chamionship points :eek:

Ana/Ai :hug: