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Svetlana Kuznetsova is ITF World Junior Champ 2001
Dec 14th, 2001, 07:38 PM
Now no one can catch her , even Eva Birnerova ( who had to win next weeks Yucatan Trophy if Sveta lost today), but after a slow start Sveta stormed away beating Jelena Jankovic 2-6 6-2 6-0
<br /> congrats Sveta and best of luck tomorrow and make it an all Russian final , get revenge for the US Open loss.
Dec 15th, 2001, 01:47 PM
Does it mean, that she is through with juniors tennis? Must be, at least she has nothing to gain at this level.
Dec 15th, 2001, 02:07 PM
Never seen a junior once she has obtained ITF Junior Champ status continue playing for another year ,
*There is no point really unless she wants to win a Slam title(normally #1 has a SLAM to her name)
Sveta will have 3 Junior Exempts and they can all be at $75K level or lower whatever she chooses.
Dec 15th, 2001, 07:54 PM
Congrats to Svetlana!!!!
Blessings And Aloha
Dec 15th, 2001, 08:25 PM
Congrats!! <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />
She has been so consistant this year, making SF or F in like almost all the tournies she played.
Dec 15th, 2001, 11:28 PM
<img src="graemlins/wavey.gif" border="0" alt="[Wavey]" />
Dec 15th, 2001, 11:44 PM
CONGRATS TO SVETLANA KUZNETSOVA! BERY PROUD IF I MAY SAY!
Dec 16th, 2001, 02:08 AM
Congratulations Svetlana! But to be a real #1, she needs a major title to her credit. And the Orange Bowl is that major title. Svetlana seems to be ready for the pro's. None of the other Russian girls are as strong and as durable as Svetlana. Not even Maria Sharapova.
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