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Demska
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:09 AM
:o :o :o

Vesna had MP in the TB but Katya saved it with an ace.

Vesna was 30 up in the third then went :cuckoo:

A'DAM
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:14 AM
:lol: 3:0 up and lost 3:6 :weirdo:

Well maybe she is still to young to be able to hold her head together...

Shvedbarilescu
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:18 AM
Remarkable week for Katya. Second time this week she has snatched victory from what looked like sure defeat. She must be a real happy bunny right now. This should get her back in the top 100 and I hope she stays there. Also this win shows Katya is playing really well and it makes Yari's 1st round loss to her a bit easier to take.

Congrats on an Excellent week Katya. :yeah:
As for Vesna, well up to now she has been very impressive and she is clearly moving in the right direction too. :)

Poova
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:18 AM
I wish I could've seen the match, even watching it from the live scores was exciting. Full of twists & turns! :yeah:

Congrats Katya! 2nd ever Tour SF I believe?

Shoulderpova
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:23 AM
:bigcry::sad: Vesna :hug:

LudwigDvorak
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:26 AM
Second semifinal of Bychkova's career. Can she crack the top 90 again now?

JAMESYBABY!
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:29 AM
well done biccy:D:D:D

.:sk:.
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:29 AM
:)

HenryMag.
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:36 AM
Bychkova will keep the rank I think, because she had 50 points from Paris last year and now she defended these points....Unless she reaches the final, her rank will stay almost the same.

Foot's Fingers
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:47 AM
Vesna :hug:

but Katya ;) Second sf on wta level ;)

UDACHi
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:48 AM
katya. :eek: :banana:
never saw this run coming.
so much fight from the girl who has rolled over and died so many times. :lol: great to see it.
take the title. ;)

NyCPsU
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:03 PM
katya :drool: :banana:

go for the win now :yeah:

RND
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:18 PM
14 Aces from Bychkova and 10 in second set alone!? :eek:

A'DAM
Feb 8th, 2008, 12:57 PM
Aga Radwanska is next

HenryMag.
Feb 8th, 2008, 03:20 PM
14 Aces from Bychkova and 10 in second set alone!? :eek:

the serve is Bychkova's best shot...so, no surprise.

Mana
Feb 8th, 2008, 05:28 PM
Katya :woohoo::woohoo:

Always tough when two of your favs play each other :sobbing:

Vesna :hug:

azmad_88
Feb 8th, 2008, 06:23 PM
vesna :sad:
but congrats katya! hope u can upset aga

jonny84
Feb 8th, 2008, 10:45 PM
Well done Ekaterina!

Escape
Feb 8th, 2008, 11:47 PM
Katya :yeah: :banana:

Good luck in the SF ;)

goldenlox
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:07 AM
http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/10/fullj.d9a4c036c3878fe8678ef555db210544/d9a4c036c3878fe8678ef555db210544-getty-tennis-davis-tha-rus.jpg
Vesna Manasieva of Russia hits the ball as she returns to her compatriot, Ekaterina Bychkova during the quarter final round of the Pattaya Women's Open tournament in Pattaya on February 8, 2008

http://d.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/ec/fullj.d6420929475b0b03f36595027e162e93/d6420929475b0b03f36595027e162e93-getty-tennis-wta-tha-rus.jpg
Ekaterina Bychokova of Russia jubilates after winning against her compatriot Vesna Manasieva during their quarter final round of the Women's Open tennis tournament in Pattaya on February 8, 2008. Bychokova won 4-6, 7-6(6), 6-3.

Pasta-Na
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:12 AM
bych looks like a dangerous player :eek:

cellophane
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:17 AM
Bytch :eek:

tobi
Feb 9th, 2008, 12:35 AM
Should be Shvedova reaching this SF instead. *sigh*

Congrats Katya!