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Rising Sun
Oct 8th, 2001, 06:39 AM
SINGLES

1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs Mika Tanaka (JPN)
Hsiao-Han Chao (TPE) vs Q-Izumi Fukuda (JPN)
WC-Megumi Fukui (JPN) vs Angela Maria Piedrahita (USA)
Ryoko Fuda (JPN) vs 13-Masayo Hosokawa (JPN)

12-Pichaya Laosirichon (THA) vs Ai Tomiyama (JPN)
WC-Yuka Hosoya (JPN) vs Kazusa Ito (JPN)
Q-Reina Ishihara (JPN) vs Haruka Fujishiro (JPN)
LL vs 6-Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE)

3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) vs Eri Nozawa (JPN)
Chen Yi (TPE) vs Nozomi Arakawa (JPN)
Mai Fujii (JPN) vs Natsumi Hamamura (JPN)
Q-Sakiko Shimizu (JPN) vs 14-Hanna
Nooni (SWE)

10-Da-Jung Hong (KOR) vs Q-Moe Tsubuku (JPN)
Julia Roca Valderde (CRC) vs Mari Inoue (JPN)
Rui Du (CHN) vs Hsieh-Chieh Chang (TPE)
Komugi Matsui (JPN) vs 8-Suzanna Babos (HUN)

7-Sania Mirza (IND) vs Seul-Ki Chin (KOR)
WC-Kanae Hisami (JPN) vs Kanako Kozawa (JPN)
Ting-Wen Wang (TPE) vs Q-Kokoro Takehara (JPN)
LL vs 11-Kristina Czafikova (SVK)

15-Chin-Wei Chan (TPE) vs WC-Yurika Sema (JPN)
Kumiko Yoshida (JPN) vs Ayaka Maekawa (JPN)
Aika Yamagata (JPN) vs Eriko Wada (JPN)
Q-Minori Takemoto (JPN) vs 4-Virag Nemeth (HUN)

5-Matea Mezak (CRO) vs Haruka Nakamura (JPN)
Anne Dickhardt (GER) vs Natalia Papadopolou (SWE)
Kristen Izquierdo (DOM) vs Q-Natsumi Tsubo (JPN)
Chun-Ning Tseng (TPE) vs 9-Chia-Jung Chuang (TPE)

16-Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) vs LL
Yukari Ochiai (JPN) vs Azusa Konishi (JPN)
Tomoyo Takagishi (JPN) vs WC-Shiho Tanaka (JPN)
Moe Kawatoko (JPN) vs 2-Marion Bartoli (JPN)

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What a lousy draw!
Both Inter-High School finalists (Komugi Matsui and Moe Kawatoko) are up against top seeds. <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

I would have thought that Angie Widjaja would play here, I guess she's kinda finished with juniors. <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">

Seldom
Oct 8th, 2001, 07:14 AM
There are not that many high profile players...I thought there would be more, since it is a Grade A event.... I already see Svetlana holding the trophy now. She'll get revenge for the US Open final, this time beating Marion..

Svetlana Kuznetsova at http://www.tennisballerz.com

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 8th, 2001, 10:11 AM
Good luck to :-

<font color=red>Svetlana Kuznetsova </font>
plus

Sania Mirza
Virag Nemeth
Matea Mezak
Natalia Papadopolou
Marion Bartoli


Seldom ..... the entry is about the same as last year , this event doesn't attract all the best players .... time zone , flying , cost etc
but it does have #2 , #3 and #4 in the ranks

auntie janie
Oct 8th, 2001, 02:18 PM
Good luck to Su-Wei! <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Randy H
Oct 8th, 2001, 06:34 PM
best of luck to:

*Svetlana Kuznetsova
*Su-Wei Hsieh
*Eva Birnerova
*Kristina Czafikova
*Virag Nemeth
*Matea Mezak

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 8th, 2001, 08:54 PM
1st rd

<font color=red>1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)</font> d. Mika Tanaka (JPN) 6-0 6-2 <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
Hsiao-Han Chao (TPE) d. Q-Izumi Fukuda (JPN) 6-1 6-1
Angela Maria Piedrahita (USA) d. WC-Megumi Fukui (JPN) 6-1 7-6(4)
13-Masayo Hosokawa (JPN) d. Ryoko Fuda (JPN) 6-3 3-6 6-2

12-Pichaya Laosirichon (THA) d. Ai Tomiyama (JPN) 6-1 6-2
Kazusa Ito (JPN) d. WC-Yuka Hosoya (JPN) 4-6 6-0 6-4
Haruka Fujishiro (JPN) d. Q-Reina Ishihara (JPN) 5-7 6-2 6-1
6-Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) d. LL-Sayuri Takeshima (JPN) 6-0 6-1

3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) d. Eri Nozawa (JPN) 6-1 6-1
Chen Yi (TPE) d. Nozomi Arakawa (JPN) 6-2 6-4
Natsumi Hamamura (JPN) d. Mai Fujii (JPN) 3-6 6-3 6-4
14-Hanna Nooni (SWE) d. Q-Sakiko Shimizu (JPN) 7-6(2) 6-4

10-Da-Jung Hong (KOR) d. Q-Moe Tsubuku (JPN) 6-2 6-2
Mari Inoue (JPN) d. Julia Roca Valderde (CRC) 6-2 6-2
Rui Du (CHN) d. Hsieh-Chieh Chang (TPE) 6-1 6-1
8-Suzanna Babos (HUN) d. Komugi Matsui (JPN) 6-3 7-5

7-Sania Mirza (IND) d. Seul-Ki Chin (KOR) 6-1 7-5 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
WC-Kanae Hisami (JPN) d. Kanako Kozawa (JPN) 6-4 7-5
Q-Kokoro Takehara (JPN) d. Ting-Wen Wang (TPE) 0-6 6-2 6-3
11-Kristina Czafikova (SVK) d. LL-Yuka Izumi (JPN) 6-2 6-2

WC-Yurika Sema (JPN) d. 15-Chin-Wei Chan (TPE) 6-4 6-3
Ayaka Maekawa (JPN) d. Kumiko Yoshida (JPN) 6-0 6-0
Aika Yamagata (JPN) d. Eriko Wada (JPN) 6-3 6-0
4-Virag Nemeth (HUN) d. Q-Minori Takemoto (JPN) 6-1 6-2 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

5-Matea Mezak (CRO) d. Haruka Nakamura (JPN) 6-1 6-0 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Anne Dickhardt (GER) d. Natalia Papadopolou (SWE) 6-2 7-6(4)
Q-Natsumi Tsubo (JPN) d. Kristen Izquierdo (DOM) 6-3 6-0
9-Chia-Jung Chuang (TPE) d. Chun-Ning Tseng (TPE) 6-1 6-1

16-Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) d. LL-Miki Mori (JPN) 6-1 7-5
Yukari Ochiai (JPN) d. Azusa Konishi (JPN) 7-5 6-2
WC-Shiho Tanaka (JPN) d. Tomoyo Takagishi (JPN) 6-1 6-4
2-Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. Moe Kawatoko (JPN) 6-2 6-0


2nd rd

<font color=red>1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)</font> d. Hsiao-Han Chao (TPE) 6-4 6-2 <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
13-Masayo Hosokawa (JPN) d. Angela Maria Piedrahita (USA) 6-0 6-1
Kazusa Ito (JPN) d. 12-Pichaya Laosirichon (THA) 6-4 6-4
6-Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) d. Haruka Fujishiro (JPN) 6-3 6-4

3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) d. Chen Yi (TPE) 7-5 7-5
14-Hanna Nooni (SWE) d. Natsumi Hamamura (JPN) 6-2 6-1 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
10-Da-Jung Hong (KOR) d. Mari Inoue (JPN) 6-1 6-2
8-Suzanna Babos (HUN) d. Rui Du (CHN) 6-3 6-4

7-Sania Mirza (IND) d. WC-Kanae Hisami (JPN) 4-6 6-1 7-5 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
11-Kristina Czafikova (SVK) d. Q-Kokoro Takehara (JPN) 0-6 6-0 6-1
WC-Yurika Sema (JPN) d. Ayaka Maekawa (JPN) 6-4 6-4
4-Virag Nemeth (HUN) d. Aika Yamagata (JPN) 6-0 7-5

5-Matea Mezak (CRO) d. Anne Dickhardt (GER) 6-1 6-1 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
9-Chia-Jung Chuang (TPE) d. Q-Natsumi Tsubo (JPN) 6-2 6-1
16-Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) d. Yukari Ochiai (JPN) 6-1 6-2
2-Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. WC-Shiho Tanaka (JPN) 6-2 6-2

[ October 10, 2001: Message edited by: TheBoiledEgg ]

Martian KC
Oct 8th, 2001, 10:05 PM
Good luck to:
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Su Wei Hsieh
Marion Bartoli
Virag Nemeth
Matea Mezak
Eva Birnerova
and Sania Mirza!!!!

Togk 182
Oct 8th, 2001, 11:06 PM
2 bad dinara is not playing there, btw good luck 2 su wei & slevetana

tenn_ace
Oct 9th, 2001, 03:00 AM
I wouldn't be so fast to proclaim this tournament Svetlana-Marion afair. There are some players that are very capable of upset, such Su-Wei Hsieh.

Anyhow, go Sveta! Take the prize and tie fors the 1st place in the ranking!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/cool.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0">

Seldom
Oct 9th, 2001, 04:46 AM
Nice win Svetlana.

Btw, her name is Svetlana, ok Togk182?

Wally
Oct 9th, 2001, 05:27 AM
well done su-wei!!!

best of luck to the great <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0"> da-jung hong!!! i HOPE she can go all the way... to the 2nd or 3rd round! <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">

Seldom
Oct 9th, 2001, 06:46 AM
Can any of the Japanese there were at the tournament or are going post some pics?

CB
Oct 9th, 2001, 04:44 PM
!!!GO SVETLANA!!!
<IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0">

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 9th, 2001, 04:59 PM
all updated <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0"> all 1st rd complete

well done
Virag Nemeth <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Andrea Hlavacova
Hanna <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Randy H
Oct 9th, 2001, 09:32 PM
well done Svetlana, Su-Wei, Eva, Virag, Matea, and Kristina <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 10th, 2001, 02:40 PM
Wednesday news

All the big names again went through <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Well done Svetlana <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Matea <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Sania <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Virag <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Marion <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
Hanna <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Su-Wei and Da Jung and Chia Chuang also progessed with ease.

rd 3 tomorrow

[ October 10, 2001: Message edited by: TheBoiledEgg ]

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 10th, 2001, 02:43 PM
<font size=3> 3rd rd draw


</font><font color=red>1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)</font> v 13-Masayo Hosokawa (JPN)
Kazusa Ito (JPN) v 6-Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE)
3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) v 14-Hanna Nooni (SWE)
10-Da-Jung Hong (KOR) v 8-Suzanna Babos (HUN)

7-Sania Mirza (IND) v 11-Kristina Czafikova (SVK)
WC-Yurika Sema (JPN) v 4-Virag Nemeth (HUN)
5-Matea Mezak (CRO) v 9-Chia-Jung Chuang (TPE)
16-Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) v 2-Marion Bartoli (FRA)

the cat
Oct 10th, 2001, 03:42 PM
Seldom, I like your junior websites. In a way, I find girls junior tennis more interesting than the WTA. Junior tennis is far less predictable than the WTA. Wondering which junior girls will turn out to be WTA stars is intruiging. I'm somewhat partial to the Russian females. So, I hope to see a website dedicated the "Russian Lynx", Maria Sharapova, in the near future. Keep up the good work. And keep informing people of your tennisballerz website. I just clicked onto it by chance.

P.S. - If I thought about the WTA and ATP tours all the time, I would become bored with tennis. Anna Kournikova kind of rejuvinated my interest in tennis a few years ago. Now there is so much to look forward to. Now, if only those damn terrorists didn't exist! Udachi Maria Sharapova and the RF(Russian Federation)!

[ October 10, 2001: Message edited by: the cat in the hat ]

Seldom
Oct 10th, 2001, 04:12 PM
I can see some sweet quarterfinal matchups coming up:

Kuznetsova vs Hsieh
Birnerova vs Babos
Czafikova vs Nemeth
Mezak vs Bartoli

My tip: Kuznetsova def. Bartoli in the final in a rematch of the US Open final, but this time Svetlana getting her revenge! <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

the cat in the hat,
Thanx for your compliments about Tennisballerz. I also think Junior tennis is as interesting as the WTA, if not a little bit more. Yeah, I have Svetlana and also Zvonareva in my network, I asked Sharapova if she wants a website, but she didn't... (I only do the websites if the players agree and really want one) I'm trying to get my website to as many tennis fans as possible, but I'm not having a lot of luck...its very hard getting many visitors... do you have any ideas? Do you have a website? You could join our staff of currently 3 people at Tennisballerz and help us out, you'd be the promotion and marketing manager then. You would be in charge of getting the site popular, wellknown and lots of visitors! What do you think?

the cat
Oct 10th, 2001, 04:50 PM
Seldom, it's too bad Maria doesn't want you to do her website. If I have any ideas how you can expand your tennisballerz website, I'll let you know. I'm not that technically competent with computers. I just enjoy surfing the internet. I subscribe to Tennis Week and Australian tennis magazine. Tennis week has a listing in every issue of tennis websites, and where they can be found. I'll get you their number if you want it. they are located in New York City. I also have alot a few tennis websites that I occasionally check out, that you might be interested in. Keep up the good work! Udachi Seldom!

P.S. - I don't have a computer at home, so I have to use public access. That's why I only post on tennis boards here and there.

P.S. - In the October 2001 issue of Australian Tennis Magazine, there is an article called "The Other Russian Queens". It was a look at Russian players other than Anna Kournikova. There was a picture of Maria Sharapova as well as one of Tatiana Golovin. Under Tatiana's photo, they spelled her last name the Russian way. Which is Golovina. That was funny to see her name spelled that way. I know Tatiana was born in Moscow, but is a French citizen. Right? In the summer of 1998 I taped a sports cable T.V. show called "Goin' Deep". They did a feature on the Bollettieri Tennis academy. It was a good segment. They featured Tatiana and Maria. Tatiana's mother has a very thick Russian accent. And the man doing the story referred to Tatiana and Maria as a couple of Russian girls. So I'm a little confused as to when Tatiana became a French citizen. I also think it's a good idea that Tatiana is not receiving as much publicity as Maria. Which could be a blessing in disguise for Tatiana. I think the more publicity a young player gets, the more pressure they feel. Do you agree?

[ October 13, 2001: Message edited by: the cat in the hat ]

Seldom
Oct 10th, 2001, 05:06 PM
Yeah....ok, I understand you're limited with your access to computers, so you can't help me out that much....

Yeah, I think its good that Tatiana is kind of in Maria's shadow... But she definetly is as good as Maria, if not better!

the cat
Oct 10th, 2001, 07:50 PM
Seldom, in Tennis Week magazine, there is a section called "internetter". Among other things, this page lists sources of daily tennis news on the World Wide Web. Listings such as tennisweek.com and tenniswizard.com. I don't see why tennisballerz.com can't be there, too. It might even be free to have your website listed there. I don't know. You can call Tennis Week at (212) 808-4750. Or e-mail them at tennisweek@tennisweek.com. I found your website by chance. You should post on every tennis message board you can think of. Go to the general message section and tell anyone interested in junior tennis should check out tennisballerz.com. Good luck!

P.S. - Why do you think Tatiana is as good as Maria, if not better? The last time the played was the 2001 Bollettieri Masters final, and Tatiana won one game. Sure, that was a year and a half ago, but I think Maria will have the mental edge the next time they play. Tatiana may be physically superior to Maria, I don't know. Tatiana is a little younger than Maria, and she will probably end up bigger and stronger than Maria. But Sharapova would have to have the mental edge from that Bollettieri Masters blowout. Right? Good luck and good health to both of them. I think of all the injuries Anna K. has had, and I hope kids like Maria and Tatiana are fortunate to avoid them. But it's going to be hard. Because they don't call them "hard courts" for nothing.

P.P.S. - Seldom, I recently came accross a very entertaining article called "Princess Tatiana". I've always gotten a kick out of Nick Bollettieri talking about his prospects. Especially the Russian girls. He loves the Russian girls. So, I think the Russian girls should call him Nikolai Bolletterov! Or Mr. Bolletterov! Get it? Nick is always very colorful when he describes the Russian girls. He says their minds are always ticking. They are tough tommies, and they will roll right over you if you are in their way. That's so funny! Nick really has a good time in the "Princess Tatiana" article. I think you'll enjoy it. It's located at www.sportwave.com/ao00/nick/articles/2.html (http://www.sportwave.com/ao00/nick/articles/2.html)

P.P.P.S. - Did you ever see Maria on HBO's "Real Sports"? She could be the next Anna Kournikova. But I don't think I would want her to have that kind of pressure. I hope she just sticks to tennis. But with IMG representing her, you never know.

[ October 10, 2001: Message edited by: the cat in the hat ]

Togk 182
Oct 11th, 2001, 12:09 AM
cat, just remember that maria is a year older than tatiana, btw dominik how many pictures of tatiana would u like me 2 take at the yucutan cup??

Seldom
Oct 11th, 2001, 02:59 AM
Togk 182, plz take as many as you can. What other Juniors in my network are playing there??

Seldom
Oct 11th, 2001, 05:39 AM
Hey CAT IN THE HAT,

thanx for the info.
Seldom <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 12th, 2001, 03:59 AM
<font size=3> 3rd rd Results


</font><font color=red>1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)</font> d. 13-Masayo Hosokawa (JPN) 6-4 6-3 <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
6-Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) d. Kazusa Ito (JPN) 6-0 6-2
3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) d. 14-Hanna Nooni (SWE) 6-1 6-4
8-Suzanna Babos (HUN) d. 10-Da-Jung Hong (KOR) 6-1 6-3

11-Kristina Czafikova (SVK) d. 7-Sania Mirza (IND) 6-0 4-6 6-2
4-Virag Nemeth (HUN) d. WC-Yurika Sema (JPN) 7-5 6-1
5-Matea Mezak (CRO) d. 9-Chia-Jung Chuang (TPE) 6-1 6-2 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
2-Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. 16-Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) 6-1 6-0

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 12th, 2001, 04:01 AM
Well done Svetlana <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0"> and good luck v Su-Wei

Marion v Matea is another cracker , finalist will come from this match

Randy H
Oct 12th, 2001, 05:03 AM
ah finally, a tournament full of results i like to see this week <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

great to see all my girls came through to the quarters!

well done Svetlana, Su-Wei, Eva, Matea, Virag, and Kristina!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> keep it going <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 12th, 2001, 05:21 PM
<font size=3> QUARTER-FINALS


</font><font color=red>1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)</font> d. 6-Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 7-6(3) 6-3 <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) d. 8-Suzanna Babos (HUN) 6-4 6-0

4-Virag Nemeth (HUN) d. 11-Kristina Czafikova (SVK) 6-1 6-0
2-Marion Bartoli (FRA) d. 5-Matea Mezak (CRO) 6-4 6-1 <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

The girls' quarter-finals went according to seedings, in the top half of the draw Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Su-Wei Hsieh 76(3) 63 and Eva Birnerova overcame Suzanna Babos 64 60, despite having to make adjustments to her game to cope with Babos' left-handed serve.

Virag Nemeth had the easiest match of the day, losing just one game to Slovakia's Kristina Czafikova 61 60. This was a strong performance from the Hungarian who has had mixed results since reaching the final of the Italian Open in May. Nemeth moves on from Japan to lead the Hungarian team in the NEC World Youth Cup in Santiago, Chile started on Tuesday 16th October.

Marion Bartoli extended her match winning streak to 10 wins with a straightforward victory over Matea Mezak 64 61. After the match Bartoli spoke about her love to all things Japanese "I love Japanese sushi and noodles and I often visit Japanese restaurants in my country. Last year I did some shopping in DENDEN town but I haven't had time yet this year".

Surprising when Kuznetsova takes on Birnerova and Nemeth faces Bartoli in tomorrow's semi-finals this will be the first meeting for both pairings. However, the final will be a different story and if the no. 1 and no. 2 seeds come through it will be a replay of the US Open final when Bartoli overcame Kuznetsova 46 63 64. The no. 1 ranking spot will also be up for grabs, if Bartoli and Kuznetsova do contest the final the winner will become no. 1 on Monday.

The Japanese players had mixed results in today's doubles semi-finals. The first time partnership of unseeded Mari Inoue (JPN) and Svetlana Kuznetsova had a relatively easy win over no. 1 seeds Eva Birnerova and Matea Mezak 63 62 and they will face the no. 2 seeds Chin-Wei Chan and Su-Wei Hsieh from Chinese Taipei in the final. Chan and Hsieh, who reached the final here last year, today overcame Kristina Czafikova and Andrea Hlavackova 64 62.


Well done Svetlana and Virag <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Matea <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

Rising Sun
Oct 12th, 2001, 05:34 PM
Su-Wei, disappointing. <IMG SRC="smilies/mad.gif" border="0">

Hope she and Chin-Wei can win the doubles final after being runner-ups last year. <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Randy H
Oct 12th, 2001, 09:23 PM
well done Svetlana, Eva, and Virag <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

too bad for Su-Wei, Kristina, and Matea <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

Martian KC
Oct 12th, 2001, 10:48 PM
Su-Wei probably lost all confidence after losing the 1st set. <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">
Congrats to Svet, Eva, Marion, and Virag!!!

Seldom
Oct 13th, 2001, 10:31 AM
I think Svetlana will beat Bartoli in the finals!

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 13th, 2001, 06:05 PM
SEMI-FINALS

3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) d. <font color=red>1-Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)</font> 7-5 6-4 <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/firey.gif" border="0">
4-Virag Nemeth (HUN) d. 2-Marion Bartoli (FRA) 1-6 6-3 6-2 <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">


oh Svetlana <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

that mean Kaia is still #1

Martian KC
Oct 13th, 2001, 06:59 PM
Congrats to Eva and Virag! I did not expect Virag to beat Marion! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> Congrats girls!!!

Randy H
Oct 13th, 2001, 09:24 PM
YYYEEEESSSS!!!!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

Eva and Virag!!! Hoped it would be Eva vs. Matea my two faves here, but Virag is #3 so she'll do <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0"> lol So pleased with the upsets!

Tough break for Svetlana, but a good week regardless <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

Seldom
Oct 14th, 2001, 04:28 AM
SVetak <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/sad.gif" border="0">

Blessings And Aloha
Oct 14th, 2001, 05:22 AM
What a bad tourny for me, first Sania, then Su-Wei, and Matea, and now Svetlana. <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

NejedlyKanepi
Oct 14th, 2001, 05:32 AM
WTF!!! SVETLANA LOST!!!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/sad.gif" border="0">

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i saw svetlana look-a-like that i have 3rd period with shopping today. stupid girl jinxed the real svetlana

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 14th, 2001, 02:28 PM
FINAL


3-Eva Birnerova (CZE) d. 4-Virag Nemeth (HUN) 7-5 3-6 6-3 <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

congrats Eva and she is now World #1 as well.

bad luck Virag <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">

Randy H
Oct 14th, 2001, 04:36 PM
EVA!!!!! OMG!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

wow, world #1 in juniors, that's fantastic!

even though i would probably say there are a couple others who are really better juniors (but are not higher than Eva because they haven't played as many events) full credit to her for such a great achievement. She's been hanging around the top 10 for quite some time now so it was a long time coming <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">

well done Virag aswell <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">

NejedlyKanepi
Oct 14th, 2001, 06:36 PM
<IMG SRC="smilies/mad.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/firey.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/mad.gif" border="0"> is she really #1???? both itfjuniors.com and ***************** still list kaia as the #1. is this because it is not yet updated but when it is eva will come on top? <IMG SRC="smilies/redface.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/mad.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/firey.gif" border="0">

<IMG SRC="smilies/sad.gif" border="0"> KAIA!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/sad.gif" border="0">

let it be known kaia leads eva 2:0 including a straigh set win with a love set. and a three set with a 6-1 3rd set. this makes me feel better <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0"> BUT IM STILL BITTER <IMG SRC="smilies/smileyshot.gif" border="0">

TheBoiledEgg
Oct 14th, 2001, 07:43 PM
Both Eva Birnerova and Virag Nemeth had reached the finals of a Group A tournament already this year, the Coffee Bowl and Italian Open respectively, but both failed to capture the titles. The final was closely contested with only a few points difference between the players. Birnerova edged past Nemeth to take the first set 75 only to see her lead slip away when Nemeth levelled the match by taking to second set 63. Birnerova had the no.1 ranking position in her sights and was not going to give up with out a fight and she managed to hold on to take the third set 63. Birnerova will move up to no. 1 in tomorrow's rankings for the first time. Nemeth moves on from Japan to Santiago, Chile to lead the Hungarian team in the NEC World Youth Cup Final.