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Xian
May 30th, 2008, 10:05 AM
10,000$ Amarante, Portugal

Amarante Ladies Open

RTA Covelas

Surface: Hard
http://p.vtourist.com/1700440-Travel_Picture-Amarante.jpg

Amarante (pron. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pronunciation)IPA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Phonetic_Alphabet): [ɐmɐ'ɾɐ̃t(ɨ)]) is a municipality in the district of Oporto (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porto_%28district%29), in northern Portugal (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portugal). It has a population of 61,029 and a total area of 301.5 Km². It sits on the banks of the Rio Tâmega (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T%C3%A2mega).
The municipality is composed of 40 parishes
The municipality is well known by the S. Gonçalo's Monastery (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=S._Gon%C3%A7alo%27s_Monastery&action=edit) and by its centenary bridge.
Along with the city of Amarante, the other major location in the municipality is the town of Vila Meã (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vila_Me%C3%A3&action=edit).
Amarante's Mayor is Armindo José da Cunha Abreu, elected by the Socialist Party (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_Socialist_Party), for the third consecutive time on 2005.

Previous Winners:
2005: Dominika CIBULKOVA SVK d. Paula FONDEVILA CASTRO ESP 60 62
2006: Natalia ORLOVA RUS d. Ivanna ISRAILOVA RUS 63 ret
2007: Elisa BALSAMO ITA d. Melanie GLORIA CAN 63 75

2008 Draws


Quali
(1) Demi-Manuella BARAO RODRIGUES POR vs bye
Joana PANGAIO PEREIRA POR vs Patricia VILAS IBANEZ ESP 63 63
(2) Nicola MOONEY GBR vs Raquel BARCALA LOPEZ ESP 62 62
Eleonora PUNZO ITA vs Michelle DE GROOT NED 61 61
(3) Lucy WARBURTON GBR vs Verena PICCOLO BRA 62 63
Olga SERBYN UKR vs Sarah SCHNEIDER GER ret Schneider
Catarina MORAIS POR vs Paula ALVAREZ PINO ESP 06 26
Meli GARCIA TRUCHADO ESP vs Lara RAFFUL BRA 63 75
Deyanira SOLORIO MEX vs Alla ALEKSANDROVA RUS 26 16
Bojana BOROVNICA SRB vs Carmen LOPEZ BLANCO ESP 26 67
Margarida MOURA POR vs Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP 26 36
Nadine RUEGG MEX vs Marcela COSTA QUINTAS BRA 75 20 ret Costa Quintas
Barbara FERREIRA POR vs Carmen LOPEZ RUEDA ESP 06 06
Charlotte PIRES POR vs Yvett IMRE HUN 46 57
Alison SHEMON AUS vs Marina GALLO POR 63 62
Emma HILES AUS vs Sarah MOUNDIR SUI 46 36
2nd round
(1) Demi-Manuella BARAO RODRIGUES POR vs Joana PANGAIO PEREIRA POR 61 63
Eleonora PUNZO ITA vs (2) Nicola MOONEY GBR 62 63
(3) Lucy WARBURTON GBR vs Olga SERBYN UKR 57 76 46
Meli GARCIA TRUCHADO ESP vs Paula ALVAREZ PINO ESP 63 46 46
Alla ALEKSANDROVA RUS vs Carmen LOPEZ BLANCO ESP 46 76 62
Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP vs Nadine RUEGG MEX 63 60
Carmen LOPEZ RUEDA ESP vs Yvett IMRE HUN 63 63
Alison SHEMON AUS vs Sarah MOUNDIR SUI 36 57

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SINGLES MAIN DRAW

(1) Frederica PIEDADE POR vs q Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP 62 75
wc Ana SALAS LOZANO ESP vs q Demia-Manuella BARAO RODRIGUES POR 36 64 61
q Paula ALVAREZ PINO ESP vs LL Nicola MOONEY GBR 60 60
(5) Tatiana BUA ARG vs wc Rita VILACA POR 61 61
(3) Yera CAMPOS MOLINA ESP vs Paula Catalina ROBLES GARCIA COL 64 63
Ana-Catarina NOGUEIRA POR vs wc Maria-Joao KOEHLER POR 36 16
Marina MELNIKOBA RUS vs Claudia RAZZETO PER 46 61 60
(7) Fernanda HERMENGILDO BRA vs Nuria PARRIZAS DIAZ ESP 75 75
(8) Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG vs LL Nadine RUEGG MEX 62 61
q Alla ALEKSANDROVA RUS vs q Eleonora PUNZO ITA 46 62 36
SE Tara WIGAN GBR vs q Carmen LOPEZ RUEDA ESP 67 60 63
(4) Catarina FERREIRA POR vs q Sarah MOUNDIR SUI 75 75
(6) Viky NUNEZ FUENTES COL vs Melanie GLORIA CAN 16 26
q Olga SERBYN UKR vs wc Bibiana ALMEIDA POR 61 61
Carla BELTRAMI ARG vs LL Lucy WARBURTON GBR 26 64 63
(2) Anne YELSEY USA vs Karen Emelia CASTIBLANCO DUARTE COL 63 60
2nd round
(1) Frederica PIEDADE POR d. wc Ana SALAS LOZANO ESP 61 63
(5) Tatiana BUA ARG d. q Paula ALVAREZ PINO ESP 63 63
(3) Yera CAMPOS MOLINA ESP d. wc Maria-Joao KOEHLER POR 62 64
Marina MELNIKOVA RUS d. (7) Fernanda HERMENGILDO BRA 62 60
(8) Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG d. q Eleonora PUNZO ITA 61 60
(4) Catarina FERREIRA POR d. SE Tara WIGAN GBR ret
Melanie GLORIA CAN d. q Olga SERBYN UKR 60 61
Carla BELTRAMI ARG d. (2) Anne YELSEY USA 67 63 76
QF
(5) Tatiana BUA ARG d. (1) Frederica PIEDADE POR 63 36 75
(3) Yera CAMPOS MOLINA ESP d. Marina MELNIKOVA RUS 63 62
(8) Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG d. (4) Catarina FERREIRA POR 46 62 60
Melanie GLORIA CAN d. Carla BELTRAMI ARG 61 62
SF
(3) Yera CAMPOS MOLINA ESP d. (5) Tatiana BUA ARG 67 64 62
Melanie GLORIA CAN d. (8) Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG 63 63
Final
Melanie GLORIA CAN d. (3) Yera CAMPOS MOLINA ESP 62 63


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DOUBLES MAIN DRAW

(1) Carla BELTRAMI/Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG vs bye
Lara RAFFUL BRA/Nadine RUEGG MEX vs bye
(3) Alla ALEKSANDROVA/Marina MELNIKOVA RUS vs bye
Melanie GLORIA CAN/Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP vs Claudia RAZZETTO PER/Deyanira SOLORIO MEX 60 63
Verena PICCOLO BRA/Alison SHEMON AUS vs bye
(4) Tatiana BUA ARG/Karen-Emelia CASTIBLANCO DUARTE COL vs bye
c vs bye
(2) Viky NUNEZ FUENTES/Paula Catalina ROBLES GARCIA COL vs bye
QF
(1) Carla BELTRAMI/Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG d. Lara RAFFUL BRA/Nadine RUEGG MEX 62 63
Melanie GLORIA CAN/Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP d. (3) Alla ALEKSANDROVA/Marina MELNIKOVA RUS 62 61
(4) Tatiana BUA ARG/Karen-Emelia CASTIBLANCO DUARTE COL d. Verena PICCOLO BRA/Alison SHEMON AUS 64 64
(2) Viky NUNEZ FUENTES/Paula Catalina ROBLES GARCIA COL d. (2) Viky NUNEZ FUENTES/Paula Catalina ROBLES GARCIA COL 60 76
SF
Melanie GLORIA CAN/Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP d. (1) Carla BELTRAMI/Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG 64 62
(4) Tatiana BUA ARG/Karen-Emelia CASTIBLANCO DUARTE COL d. (2) Viky NUNEZ FUENTES/Paula Catalina ROBLES GARCIA COL 64 76
Final
Melanie GLORIA CAN/Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP d. (4) Tatiana BUA ARG/Karen-Emelia CASTIBLANCO DUARTE COL 76 64

DutchieGirl
May 30th, 2008, 10:16 AM
GL Ineke

CCCP1
May 30th, 2008, 05:49 PM
Good Luck

Maria Melnikova
Alla ALEKSANDROV

James
May 30th, 2008, 06:56 PM
Qualifying draw:

Demi-Manuella Barao-Rodrigues POR (1) has a bye
Joana Pangaio-Pereiria POR v. Patricia Vila-Ibanez ESP

Nicola Mooney GBR (2) v. Raquel Barcala-Lopez ESP
Eleonora Punzo ITA v. Michelle de Groot NED

Lucy Warburton GBR (3) v. Verena Piccolo BRA
Olga Serbyn UKR v. Sarah Schneider GER

Catarina Morais POR (WC) v. Paula Alvarez-Pino ESP
Meli Garcia-Truchado ESP v. Lara Rafful BRA

Deyanirr Solorio MEX v. Alla Aleksandrova RUS
Bojana Borovnica SCG v. Carmen Lopez-Blanco ESP

Margarida Moura POR (WC) v. Lucia Sainz-Pelegri ESP
Nadine Ruegg MEX v. Marcela Costa Quintas BRA

Barbara Ferreira POR v. Carmen Lopez-Rueda ESP
Charlotte Pires POR v. Yvett Imre HUN

Alison Shemon AUS v. Marina Gallo POR
Emma Hiles AUS v. Sarah Moundir SUI

James
May 30th, 2008, 06:58 PM
QDB: Sainz-Pelegri and Punzo

Brenda fan
May 30th, 2008, 10:19 PM
QDB: Punzo, Lopez-Rueda

DutchieGirl
May 30th, 2008, 10:22 PM
QDB: Punzo, Sainz-Pelegri

polishprodigy
May 30th, 2008, 10:36 PM
QDB: Lopez-Rueda, Aleksandrova

tobi
May 30th, 2008, 11:15 PM
QDB : Serbyn & Sainz-Pelegri

navyg
May 31st, 2008, 02:35 AM
QDB: Sainz-Pelegri, Punzo

Meelis
May 31st, 2008, 06:34 AM
QDB: Sainz-Pelegri and Lopez-Rueda

James
May 31st, 2008, 07:02 AM
QDB: Punzo, Sainz-Pelegri

Just switching the order, so it does not look like copying? ;)

Boreas
May 31st, 2008, 08:48 AM
QDB: Gallo and Punzo

Equus
May 31st, 2008, 12:22 PM
Q.DB: Sainz-Pelegri & Lopez-Rueda

Freakan
May 31st, 2008, 12:22 PM
QDB: Sainz-Pelegri, Punzo

Ballbasher
May 31st, 2008, 12:26 PM
Mel :woohoo:

Meelis
May 31st, 2008, 05:26 PM
QR1

Demi-Manuella BARAO-RODRIGUES (POR) (1) BYE
Joana PANGAIO-PEREIRA (POR) Vs Patricia VILAS-IBANEZ (ESP)

Nicola MOONEY (GBR) (2) defeated Raquel BARCALA-LOPEZ (ESP) 6-2 6-2
Eleonora PUNZO (ITA) defeated Michelle DE GROOT (NED) 6-1 6-1

Lucy WARBURTON (GBR) (3) Vs Verena PICCOLO (BRA)
Olga SERBYN (UKR) Vs Sarah SCHNEIDER (GER)

Paula ALVAREZ-PINO (ESP) defeated Catarina MORAIS (POR) 6-0 6-2
Meli GARCIA-TRUCHADO (ESP) Vs Lara RAFFUL (BRA)

Deyanirr SOLORIO (MEX) Vs Alla ALEKSANDROVA (RUS)
Bojana BOROVNICA (SCG) Vs Carmen LOPEZ-BLANCO (ESP)

Margarida MOURA (POR) Vs Lucia SAINZ-PELEGRI (ESP)
Nadine RUEGG (MEX) Vs Marcela COSTA QUINTAS (BRA)

Carmen LOPEZ-RUEDA (ESP) defeated Barbara FERREIRA (POR) 6-0 6-0
Yvett IMRE (HUN) defeated Charlotte PIRES (POR) 6-4 7-5

Alison SHEMON (AUS) Vs Marina GALLO (POR)
Emma HILES (AUS) Vs Sarah MOUNDIR (SUI)

DutchieGirl
Jun 1st, 2008, 12:25 AM
Just switching the order, so it does not look like copying? ;)

Nope - Punzo was an obvious choice as she was playing De Groot. :p

ozfan44
Jun 1st, 2008, 08:36 AM
Good Luck Shemon and Hiles!!

IMPOSSIBLE
Jun 1st, 2008, 11:29 AM
Good Luck Nadja Roma :)

d_s
Jun 1st, 2008, 07:33 PM
Good luck to Melanie :D

juki
Jun 1st, 2008, 10:09 PM
QDB: Sainz-Pelegri (R2)

juki
Jun 1st, 2008, 10:22 PM
QR1

Demi-Manuella BARAO-RODRIGUES (POR) (1) BYE
Joana PANGAIO-PEREIRA (POR) def. Patricia VILAS-IBANEZ (ESP) 6-3 6-3

Nicola MOONEY (GBR) (2) def. Raquel BARCALA-LOPEZ (ESP) 6-2 6-2
Eleonora PUNZO (ITA) def. Michelle DE GROOT (NED) 6-1 6-1

Lucy WARBURTON (GBR) (3) def. Verena PICCOLO (BRA)6-2 6-3
Olga SERBYN (UKR) def. Sarah SCHNEIDER (GER) WO

Paula ALVAREZ-PINO (ESP) def. Catarina MORAIS (POR) 6-0 6-2
Meli GARCIA-TRUCHADO (ESP) def. Lara RAFFUL (BRA) 6-3 7-5

Alla ALEKSANDROVA (RUS) def. Deyanirr SOLORIO (MEX) 6-2 6-1
Carmen LOPEZ-BLANCO (ESP) def. Bojana BOROVNICA (SCG) 6-2 7-6(5)

Lucia SAINZ-PELEGRI (ESP) def. Margarida MOURA (POR)6-2 6-3
Nadine RUEGG (MEX) def. Marcela COSTA QUINTAS (BRA) 7-5 2-0 ret.

Carmen LOPEZ-RUEDA (ESP) def. Barbara FERREIRA (POR) 6-0 6-0
Yvett IMRE (HUN) def. Charlotte PIRES (POR) 6-4 7-5

Alison SHEMON (AUS) def. Marina GALLO (POR) 6-3 6-2
Sarah MOUNDIR (SUI) def. Emma HILES (AUS) 6-4 6-3

QR2

Demi-Manuella BARAO-RODRIGUES (POR) (1) vs. Joana PANGAIO-PEREIRA (POR)

Eleonora PUNZO (ITA) def. Nicola MOONEY (GBR) (2) 6-2 6-3

Lucy WARBURTON (GBR) (3) vs. Olga SERBYN (UKR)

Paula ALVAREZ-PINO (ESP) vs. Meli GARCIA-TRUCHADO (ESP)

Alla ALEKSANDROVA (RUS) vs. Carmen LOPEZ-BLANCO (ESP)

Lucia SAINZ-PELEGRI (ESP)vs. Nadine RUEGG (MEX)

Carmen LOPEZ-RUEDA (ESP) def. Yvett IMRE (HUN) 6-3 6-3

Alison SHEMON (AUS) vs. Sarah MOUNDIR (SUI)

germex
Jun 1st, 2008, 10:30 PM
Good luck to Deyanira and Nadine.

CCCP1
Jun 2nd, 2008, 04:16 AM
Well Done

Olga Serbyn
Alla Aleksandrova
Alison Shemon

ozfan44
Jun 2nd, 2008, 10:09 AM
Alison Shemon :cool: Keep going....get revenge for Emma :tennis:

IMPOSSIBLE
Jun 3rd, 2008, 05:11 PM
main draw ?

paul_masterton
Jun 3rd, 2008, 06:43 PM
Lucy lost to Olga :help: but got in as a lucky loser

Nicola lost to an unranked qualifier 60 60 :o :help: :rolleyes: :fiery:

spiceboy
Jun 3rd, 2008, 06:48 PM
Is this tournament like the biggest joke for a western European country? Tuesday evening and still waiting for Sunday's results...

paul_masterton
Jun 3rd, 2008, 06:55 PM
all results up on tenniseurope :)

FORZA SARITA
Jun 3rd, 2008, 07:29 PM
MD
http://www.tenniseurope.org/PDF/Professional/womens/2008/Apr-Jun08/Amarante/smd.pdf

already played some R1 matches:rolleyes: i guess we can't preditc the winner now?
Punzo is on fire:lol:

IMPOSSIBLE
Jun 3rd, 2008, 08:34 PM
Nadja withdrew :(

James
Jun 3rd, 2008, 08:51 PM
MD
http://www.tenniseurope.org/PDF/Professional/womens/2008/Apr-Jun08/Amarante/smd.pdf

already played some R1 matches:rolleyes: i guess we can't preditc the winner now?
Punzo is on fire:lol:

Too bad we can't tip now.

JAMESYBABY!
Jun 3rd, 2008, 08:52 PM
lol:p go tata :rocker:

Ballbasher
Jun 3rd, 2008, 08:53 PM
Mel won 6-1 6-2 :woohoo:

tobi
Jun 3rd, 2008, 11:11 PM
Better not making picks for this at all.

d_s
Jun 3rd, 2008, 11:59 PM
Mel :D Nice win :yeah:

LegionArgentina
Jun 4th, 2008, 02:11 AM
Vane and Tati :D

Xian
Jun 4th, 2008, 06:32 PM
SINGLES MAIN DRAW

(1) Frederica PIEDADE POR vs q Lucia SAINZ PELEGRI ESP 62 75
wc Ana SALAS LOZANO ESP vs q Demia-Manuella BARAO RODRIGUES POR 36 64 61
q Paula ALVAREZ PINO ESP vs LL Nicola MOONEY GBR 60 60
(5) Tatiana BUA ARG vs wc Rita VILACA POR 61 61
(3) Yera CAMPOS MOLINA ESP vs Paula Catalina ROBLES GARCIA COL 64 63
Ana-Catarina NOGUEIRA POR vs wc Maria-Joao KOEHLER POR 36 16
Marina MELNIKOBA RUS vs Claudia RAZZETO PER 46 61 60
(7) Fernanda HERMENGILDO BRA vs Nuria PARRIZAS DIAZ ESP 75 75
(8) Vanesa FURLANETTO ARG vs LL Nadine RUEGG MEX 62 61
q Alla ALEKSANDROVA RUS vs q Eleonora PUNZO ITA 46 62 36
SE Tara WIGAN GBR vs q Carmen LOPEZ RUEDA ESP 67 60 63
(4) Catarina FERREIRA POR vs q Sarah MOUNDIR SUI 75 75
(6) Viky NUNEZ FUENTES COL vs Melanie GLORIA CAN 16 26
q Olga SERBYN UKR vs wc Bibiana ALMEIDA POR 61 61
Carla BELTRAMI ARG vs LL Lucy WARBURTON GBR 26 64 63
(2) Anne YELSEY USA vs Karen Emelia CASTIBLANCO DUARTE COL 63 60

*hingis_forever*
Jun 4th, 2008, 06:59 PM
Tara :bounce:

JAMESYBABY!
Jun 4th, 2008, 08:51 PM
well done tara
:D still showing good form ;)

spiceboy
Jun 4th, 2008, 08:51 PM
Ana Salas beating a girl 20 years younger than her :haha:

Europe rocks
Jun 4th, 2008, 09:09 PM
Tara :bounce: Great to see a bagel after losing the first set 13-11 :eek:

The Guilty
Jun 5th, 2008, 03:56 PM
Piedade d. Salas Lozano :D
Ferreira d. Wigan :D
Campos Molina d. Koehler 62 64 :( :sad:

JAMESYBABY!
Jun 5th, 2008, 05:05 PM
Ferreira d. Wigan

:o :mad:

but still an amazin couple of weeks !!!!
nd plus its hard to win a player 2 weeks in a row ;)

Rui.
Jun 5th, 2008, 05:23 PM
Ferreira d. Wigan

:o :mad:

but still an amazin couple of weeks !!!!
nd plus its hard to win a player 2 weeks in a row ;)

Catarina 1/0 ret.
Frederica 6/1 6/3
MJK 2/6 4/6

JAMESYBABY!
Jun 5th, 2008, 05:26 PM
omg tara :eek: :sad:

Aguante Gaudio!!
Jun 5th, 2008, 09:47 PM
[8] Vanesa Furlanetto (ARG) d. [Q] Eleonora Punzo (ITA) 6-1/6-0 :D

Filipinos
Jun 5th, 2008, 10:27 PM
[8] Vanesa Furlanetto (ARG) d. [Q] Eleonora Punzo (ITA) 6-1/6-0 :D

Tati Bua also won and tomorrow she will play against Frederica...

LegionArgentina
Jun 6th, 2008, 02:36 AM
Best of luck in QF Vanesa and Tatiana :cool:

The Guilty
Jun 6th, 2008, 05:13 PM
Bua d. Piedade 63 36 75
Furlanetto d. Ferreira 46 62 60

FERLKE
Jun 6th, 2008, 05:35 PM
Bua d. Piedade 63 36 75
Furlanetto d. Ferreira 46 62 60

Thanks! :wavey:

Tati :D
Vane :D

LegionArgentina
Jun 6th, 2008, 09:30 PM
Quarterfinal

Tatiana BUA (ARG) (5) defeated Frederica PIEDADE (POR) (1) 6-3 3-6 7-5 :yeah:
Yera CAMPOS-MOLINA (ESP) (3) defeated Marina MELNIKOVA (RUS) 6-3 6-2
Vanesa FURLANETTO (ARG) (8) defeated Catarina FERREIRA (POR) (4) 4-6 6-2 6-0 :bounce:
Melanie GLORIA (CAN) defeated Carla BELTRAMI (ARG) 6-1 6-2 :hug:

Vincey!
Jun 7th, 2008, 02:39 AM
Great results for Mel :yeah:

Ballbasher
Jun 7th, 2008, 12:09 PM
Mel :)
Mel/Lucia ;)

spiceboy
Jun 8th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Semifinals

Campos Molina (3) def. Bua (5) 67 64 62
Gloria def. Furlanetto (8) 63 63

Final

Gloria def. Campos Molina (3) 62 63

Doubles final

Gloria/Sainz Pelegrí def. Bua/Castilblanco Duarte (4) 76 64

rated_next
Jun 8th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Congrats to Melanie :)

canuckfan
Jun 8th, 2008, 03:49 PM
Wow Gloria really dominated, winning both titles without droping a set.

I guess it shows that she can have a decent top 200 career after college (even if it was just a 10k)

tobi
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:32 PM
Congrats Melanie :)

Kind of expected win.

d_s
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:25 PM
Melanie :worship:
Very impressive :)

TheBoiledEgg
Jun 8th, 2008, 08:18 PM
well done Melanie :) :D

polishprodigy
Jun 9th, 2008, 12:36 AM
Melanie :eek: :D

Ballbasher
Jun 9th, 2008, 01:57 PM
Mel :woohoo: