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champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 01:55 AM
INDIAN WELLS


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Defending Champion : Nicole Vaidisova

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Serbian powerhouse Ana Ivanovic took the spoils last week in Bangalore and took herself back into the Top 10. Can she continue her good form this week? Dementieva will be looking to get back on track, while Vaidisova has her title to defend whilst sruggling to find form. It should be an interesting week on the OWTT Tour!


Points to Defend

Vaidisova - 350
Salerni - 150
Hingis - 150
Ivanovic - 90
V.Williams - 90
Peer - 40
Jankovic - 40
Domachowska - 40
Olaru - 40
Golovin - 40
Schnyder - 40
Hantuchova - 40
Davenport - 15
Safina - 15
Capriati - 15
Sharapova - 15
Dulko - 15
Safarova - 15
Shaughnessy - 15
Dementieva - 15
S.Williams - 15


Qualifying

1. Tulyaganova Vs. Radwanska
2. Dechy Vs. Tanasugarn
3. V.Williams Vs. Harkleroad
4. Clijsters Vs. Craybas
5. Paszek Vs. Shaughnessy
6. Capriati Vs. Henin
7. Benesova Vs. (WC) Groenefeld
8. Pivovarova Vs. Sanchez-Lorenzo
9. Larcher-de-Brito Vs. Seles
10. Rybarikova Vs. Wozniacki


Main Draw

(1) Dementieva Vs. Peer
Q1 Vs. Kournikova
Q2 Vs. Domachowska
Golovin Vs. (6) Jankovic
(8) Davenport Vs. Safarova
Q3 Vs. Q4
Q5 Vs. Q6
Kuznetsova Vs. (3) Olaru

(4) Vaidisova Vs. Schnyder
Hingis Vs. Q7
Safina Vs. Hantuchova
Salerni Vs. (7) Sharapova
(5) Dulko Vs. Q8
Q9 Vs. Kirilenko
Ivanovic Vs. Cornet
Q10 Vs. (2) S.Williams


Points due Thursday 12pm

Slutati
Aug 6th, 2008, 01:56 AM
Another ballbasher in first round :tape::hysteric::sad:

Fretchap
Aug 6th, 2008, 01:56 AM
Bitchivanovic in second round probably :o F*cking get her away from me, Go Alizé!

champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 01:56 AM
:eek: So many great 1st round matches :drool:

Dementieva Vs. Peer
Golovin Vs. Jankovic
Davenport Vs. Safarova
Kuznetsova Vs. Olaru
Vaidisova Vs. Schnyder
Salerni Vs. Sharapova
Ivanovic Vs. Cornet

!!!! Its gonna be an exciting tournament !!!!

Fretchap
Aug 6th, 2008, 01:57 AM
Toughest draw ever, screw Indian Wells, I sucked at it last year and it will be same thing this year

Uranium
Aug 6th, 2008, 01:57 AM
finally in a main draw again:bounce:

champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 02:08 AM
Rankings w/Indian Wells Off

1. (1) Elena Dementieva – 3370
2. (2) Serena Williams – 3205
3. (3) Ioana-Raluca Olaru – 2924
4. (4) Nicole Vaidisova - 2356
5. (5) Gisela Dulko – 2285
6. (6) Jelena Jankovic – 2055
7. (7) Maria Sharapova – 1915
8. (9) Alize Cornet – 1888
9. (8) Lindsay Davenport – 1875
10. (10) Anna Kournikova -1815
11. (10) Ana Ivanovic – 1725
12. (12) Dinara Safina – 1620
13. (13) Marta Domachowska – 1480
14. (14) Tatiana Golovin – 1465
15. (15) Shahar Peer – 1290
16. (18) Svetlana Kuznetsova - 1262
17. (17) Lucie Safarova – 1260
18. (16) Martina Hingis – 1146
19. (20) Daniela Hantuchova – 1060
20. (19) Maria-Emilia Salerni – 1015
21. (21) Maria Kirilenko – 846
22. (22) Patty Schnyder – 725
23. (23) Iveta Benesova - 676
24. (24) Jennifer Capriati – 660
25. (25) Nathalie Dechy – 551
26. (26) Venus Williams – 451
26. (27) Tamira Paszek - 451
28. (28) Iroda Tulyaganova – 391
29. (29) Jill Craybas – 363
30. (30) Agnieszka Radwanska – 301
31. (31) Maria Sanchez-Lorenzo – 203
32. (32) Ashley Harkleroad – 192
33. (33) Tamarine Tanasugarn – 140
34. (34) Magdalena Rybarikova – 115
35. (35) Kim Clijsters – 110
36. (36) Meghann Shaughnessy – 57
37. (37) Caroline Wozniacki – 55
38. (38) Justine Henin – 41
39. (39) Monica Seles – 40
40. (40) Anastasia Pivovarova – 12
41. (41) Michelle Larcher-de-Brito – 3


Not a huge amount of change with the IW points off, but big points up for grabs ;)

Fretchap
Aug 6th, 2008, 02:16 AM
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DavenportForever
Aug 6th, 2008, 02:24 AM
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http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn163/Points_WTA/Ivanobrain.jpg?t=1217985373
:o:o:o

Hater mode.
&& if you called me a ball bashing skank...not my fault, change your points so you can beat me aka the ball bashing skank.

dulkogii
Aug 6th, 2008, 02:37 AM
With Sharapova!:(

young_gunner913
Aug 6th, 2008, 04:43 AM
9 qualifying matches? Jeez, just do different rounds of qualifying that's waaaay too many.

Sean.
Aug 6th, 2008, 05:01 AM
Ana and Serena are you shitting me?

:wavey: Alize

DavenportForever
Aug 6th, 2008, 02:41 PM
Ana and Serena are you shitting me?

:wavey: Alize

Nothing against you Alize :)
Just Serena acting up as usual :rolleyes:

Hashim.
Aug 6th, 2008, 02:59 PM
9 qualifying matches? Jeez, just do different rounds of qualifying that's waaaay too many.

i agree!!

champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 03:01 PM
It's nto really supposed to be qulifying, I just call it that coz would be so many byes if I did a R64 draw! Not fair to make players play 2/3 qualifying rounds. Plus with 41 players, you don't play the same people very often!

Geisha
Aug 6th, 2008, 04:28 PM
Do you get any points if you lose in the qualifying?

champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 04:42 PM
Do you get any points if you lose in the qualifying?

yeh you still get a point for losing in qualifying. If I got 7 more players, we would have 48, and I could have a 64 draw with 16 seeds getting Byes and the rest playing R64 matches!

Asif_Nawaz
Aug 6th, 2008, 06:17 PM
will ALG be added to the draw?

Sean.
Aug 6th, 2008, 06:48 PM
yeh you still get a point for losing in qualifying. If I got 7 more players, we would have 48, and I could have a 64 draw with 16 seeds getting Byes and the rest playing R64 matches!

You could have 4 byes and 3 PC players :shrug:

champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 07:54 PM
ALG will face Benesova in R64 match.

I think from next week will do 16 seeds with Byes, and add PC players to make up to 64 draw :)

TF Chipmunk
Aug 6th, 2008, 09:49 PM
Justine Henin in Second Month on Tour

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Indian Wells, CA – Justine Henin made her debut exactly a month ago in the Original Women’s Tennis Tour. Without any spotlight that surrounds the top players on the tour, many don’t even know who she is or where she is from.

The diminutive Belgian lost in her first qualifying match as a wild card in a heart-breaker to Tamira Paszek in Doha. It was a tough match, but the first, and a promising one for Henin, who pushed her opponent to three sets, eventually succumbing 5-7 in the decisive set. The freshness was clear from the start. Henin showed her talent and skill, but her fitness was visibly lacking.

“Doha was my first tournament, and it was the first time I played a competitive match, so I was obviously not used to exerting so much energy out there on the court,” Henin told reporters in her first ever interview today.

The next week in Dubai, Henin did herself one round better, qualifying against fellow countrywoman Kim Clijsters, only to lose to the world #1 Elena Dementieva in the first round. That match, too, went three sets. Fitness was not the culprit in the match, however. Rather, it was the Belgian’s inexperience that showed.

“I tried to overpower Elena too much that match,” she said. “I can’t do that against those players, she’s too good off the ground. I have to play tough and smart.”

She certainly carried that mentality the next week to Bangalore, India, once again qualifying and facing Dementieva in a rematch. This time, the Belgian came out on top, reaching her first Round of 16 match. She was downed by Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova, simply too good when it counted.

“I think I’ve definitely shown improvement,” Henin said, amazingly calmly in her first interview. “I’m certainly not expecting a title right away, but if I can continue to qualify and play more against these players, I will figure it out sooner rather than later.”

The Belgian, currently ranked 38 in the world, has much improvement to make. Her climb up the ranks will be a long one, so patience will be key.

“I made the Round of 16 last week, so let’s make my goal the Quarterfinals this week!”

Either way, Justine Henin is here to stay.

champion88
Aug 6th, 2008, 11:01 PM
Great article Juju :yeah:

*Joey*
Aug 6th, 2008, 11:05 PM
:eek:
Alvin is alive?! :) :hearts:
It's been a while! :eek:
What have you been doing lately?

TF Chipmunk
Aug 7th, 2008, 01:25 AM
:eek:
Alvin is alive?! :) :hearts:
It's been a while! :eek:
What have you been doing lately?That's right I'm alive :lol: :kiss:

I've been busy with school, and went to Germany this summer but now I'm back home before going back to school in less than a month! :o We should catch up sometime!

ArturoAce.
Aug 7th, 2008, 01:29 AM
have i sent points yet?
..i forgot:rolleyes:

Sean.
Aug 7th, 2008, 01:46 AM
have i sent points yet?
..i forgot:rolleyes:

Check your sent messages

ArturoAce.
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:17 AM
Check your sent messages

i have too many, so i dont know which one is most recent..
i have one for august 2nd but i dont know if it was for this..:rolleyes:

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 06:25 AM
That's right I'm alive :lol: :kiss:

I've been busy with school, and went to Germany this summer but now I'm back home before going back to school in less than a month! :o We should catch up sometime!

Well, I think you blocked me in your MSN. :sobbing: :p

I am going to start my first year of uni in less than a month too. :eek:
And I have only one week left before moving to Montreal, for uni. :sad: or :bounce:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:51 PM
Results coming :)

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:52 PM
:bounce:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:55 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Radwanska def. Tulyaganova
2-6 6-3 6-2

CT affected :hug:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:57 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Tanasugarn def. Dechy
3-6 7-6(3) 6-0

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:57 PM
ding dong dechys deacd

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 02:58 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Harkleroad def. V.Williams
0-6 6-0 6-1

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:02 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Clijsters def. Craybas
6-1 7-5

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:07 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Paszek def. Shaughnessy
3-6 6-2 6-2

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:09 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Henin def. Capriati
0-6 6-0 6-3

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:11 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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(WC) Groenefeld def. Benesova
0-6 6-4 7-6(19)

CT affected :hug:

Sean.
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:12 PM
I thought Henin was playing Capriati?

I can't laugh at Iveta as I'm going to loose in 1st round anyway:shrug::ras:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:13 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Sanchez-Lorenzo def. Pivovarova
2-6 6-0 6-3

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:15 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Seles def. Larcher-de-Brito
1-6 6-1 6-1

Ballbasher
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:15 PM
Nastyaaaaa!!! :o

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:16 PM
Indian Wells Qualifying

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Wozniacki def. Rybarikova
0-6 7-6(6) 6-3

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:16 PM
R32 coming too!

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:16 PM
Vs. Aga. :help: Always loose to her. :o

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:17 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(1) Dementieva def. Peer
7-6(2) 0-6 6-2

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:18 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Kournikova def. (Q) Radwanska
6-3 6-4

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:20 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Domachowska def. (Q) Tanasugarn
7-6(5) 6-0

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:20 PM
:eek:
OMG! Anna won! :woohoo: :hearts: :yeah: :bounce: :banana:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:21 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(6) Jankovic def. Golovin
6-0 6-4

Sean.
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:21 PM
I like that pic of JJ :drool:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:22 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(8) Davenport def. Safarova
6-2 0-6 6-4

CT affected :hug:

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:23 PM
JJ :yeah:

Golobitch :haha:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:23 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(Q) Clijsters def. (Q) Harkleroad
6-2 6-3

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:24 PM
Kim :yeah: Ash :hug:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:26 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(Q) Paszek def. (Q) Henin
6-1 4-6 7-5

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:31 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Kuznetsova def. (3) Olaru
0-6 6-0 6-3

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:32 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(4) Vaidisova def. Schnyder
6-4 1-6 6-2

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:33 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Hingis def. (QWC) Groenefeld
6-0 3-6 6-4

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:35 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Safina def. Hantuchova
3-6 7-6(9) 6-2

CT order affected :hug: - Dani would have gone on to win the title, and I could have used her IW trophy pic :(

Slutati
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:35 PM
Fuck you, JJ

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:36 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Salerni def. (7) Sharapova
3-6 6-4 6-1

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:37 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Safina def. Hantuchova
3-6 7-6(9) 6-2

CT order affected :hug: - Dani would have gone on to win the title, and I could have used her IW trophy pic :(

:sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad:

This could have been MY HOME

Asif_Nawaz
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:37 PM
ALG:(

FIRST SET:o

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:37 PM
Indian Wells R32

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(5) Dulko def. (Q) Sanchez-Lorenzo
3-6 6-2 6-4

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:39 PM
:sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad::sad:

This could have been MY HOME

Real tough luck Dani :hug:

Just a couple of tweaks and you will get there I'm sure :)

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:39 PM
:sad: daniela. :hug:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:40 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Kirilenko def. (Q) Seles
6-1 6-4

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:42 PM
Indian Wells R32

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Ivanovic def. Cornet
6-0 6-1

Sean.
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Alize :sobbing: Are you sure they were my new points Chris

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Real tough luck Dani :hug:

Just a couple of tweaks and you will get there I'm sure :)
Thanks :sad: ill be back home tom, so ill have time to end new points


:sad: daniela. :hug:

Thanks :hug:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:43 PM
Indian Wells R32

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/506/MiamiChamp7.jpg

(2) S.Williams def. (Q) Wozniacki
6-2 0-6 6-2

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:45 PM
Alize :sobbing: Are you sure they were my new points Chris

Yeh they were your new ones :o

Slutati
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:45 PM
Daniela :haha::nerner: That's what you get for messing with Queen Golovin :):angel:

Hashim.
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:45 PM
JJ :yeah:

Golobitch :haha:

:banana:

thanks golobitch ..i really needed to play a crappy player like you to get a win:devil:and i did!!

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:50 PM
Indian Wells R16

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Kournikova def. (1) Dementieva
7-5 6-1

CT affected :hug: - CHANGE POINTS LENA!!!

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:52 PM
Indian Wells R16

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(6) Jankovic def. Domachowska
6-3 7-5

Daniela-Is-Mine
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:52 PM
Daniela :haha::nerner: That's what you get for messing with Queen Golovin :):angel:

by queen do you mean gay man??

cuz thts the only way i see it fitting

Hashim.
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:52 PM
Fuck you, JJ

http://bestsmileys.com/dancing/6.gif

Hashim.
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:53 PM
JJ wins 2 matches..:woohoo:
mission accomplished..now go even further:armed:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:54 PM
Indian Wells R16

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/507/7874631davenport.jpg

(8) Davenport def. (Q) Clijsters
6-2 0-6 6-1

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:57 PM
Indian Wells R16

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Kuznetsova def. (Q) Paszek
2-6 6-4 6-4

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:58 PM
Indian Wells R16

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

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 03:59 PM
Indian Wells R16

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Safina def. Salerni
6-4 6-3

CT affected :hug:

Slutati
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:01 PM
by queen do you mean gay man??

cuz thts the only way i see it fitting
LOL, that doesn't make sense :shrug:
HantuHOva :)

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:02 PM
Indian Wells R16

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/633/8.jpg

(5) Dulko def. Kirilenko
1-6 6-4 6-0

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:03 PM
Indian Wells R16

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/506/MiamiChamp4.jpg

(2) S.Williams def. Ivanovic
7-5 0-6 6-0

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:04 PM
QF Draw

Kournikova Vs. (6) Jankovic
(8) Davenport Vs. Kuznetsova
Hingis Vs. Safina
(5) Dulko Vs. (2) S.Williams

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:10 PM
Intersting quarters! :drool:



AnnaK! :hearts:
Guess these are my winning points. :shrug:

Now against JJ. :unsure:

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:18 PM
Indian Wells QF

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Kournikova def. (6) Jankovic
2-6 6-2 6-1

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:19 PM
Indian Wells QF

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Kuznetsova def. (8) Davenport
1-6 6-1 6-4

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:20 PM
Indian Wells QF

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Hingis def. Safina
6-0 0-6 6-4

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:23 PM
Anna!!!! :hearts:

Article when I get back from work. :)

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:24 PM
Indian Wells QF

http://www.smh.com.au/ffximage/2007/09/06/serena_wideweb__470x348,0.jpg

(5) Dulko def. (2) S.Williams
0-6 6-0 7-5

champion88
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:24 PM
Semis

Kournikova Vs. Kuznetsova
Hingis Vs. (5) Dulko

*Joey*
Aug 7th, 2008, 04:28 PM
Reena! :sad: :hug:

dulkogii
Aug 7th, 2008, 05:29 PM
Dulko back! :banana:

Hashim.
Aug 7th, 2008, 05:49 PM
Anna:fiery: stop beating me:ras:

Slutati
Aug 7th, 2008, 07:22 PM
Kournikova :clap2::clap2:
Thank god someone beat the tranny ballbashing machine :worship:

Fretchap
Aug 7th, 2008, 08:46 PM
Gise isn't a ballbasher slut at least. Glad Ree beat Ivanoslut :)

E.Dementieva_FAN
Aug 7th, 2008, 10:22 PM
CT affected :hug:[/CENTER]

:haha::haha:

Dave.
Aug 7th, 2008, 11:15 PM
I didn't even know this was today :tape: Another QF loss :smash:

Uranium
Aug 7th, 2008, 11:57 PM
Iveta may retire soon:(

Sean.
Aug 8th, 2008, 02:17 AM
Iveta may retire soon:(

No don't! Yoor the only one worse than Alize. So i can't tease anyone else :hug: You can't do any worse can you? So you've got nothing to loose as you have no reputation to squander;):hug:

Agony Aunt Alize!

Slutati
Aug 8th, 2008, 02:19 AM
Iveta may retire soon:(
:hearts:
You promise? :D:angel::

Sean.
Aug 8th, 2008, 02:25 AM
:hearts:
You promise? :D:angel::

:spit::haha:

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 04:22 AM
Kournikova’s run continues,
sails into SF

http://theskinnywebsite.com/site/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/celeb-cityeu_anna_kournikova_advanta_tennis_smash_hits_0 9.jpg


After reaching the Top8, Anna seemed to struggle and couldn’t find her form as she slept down in the rankings at 10 with a few first round losses.
“Well, I always want to play the best and I always put too much pressure on me. I wanted to play perfect tennis and I wanted to reach Top5 the faster I can. I had a great run at the Australian open and that’s why I put pressure on me. But I should have not because I did the same mistake after my title in Wimbledon. Now the only thing I am wishing for is consistency. It is really hard for us, Top 10 girls, to be consistent because there are so many new girls on Tour and they have nothing to defend. They have no pressure, they are young and innocents. So we never know what we have to expect from these girls and we don’t have any benefits to be Top players here, so that’s why consistency is really hard to get for us. I am sure many girls will approve what I’ve just said.” said Anna.

Now, the Russian lady seems to be out of her “slump” as she had great victories this week in Indian Wells, beating World number 1 and 6. Her good run continues as she sails into semifinal where she will face fellow countrywoman, Svetlana Kuznetsova.
“I wasn’t confident for this week. I mean, we all these losses and these new girls, I didn’t have high expectations. First of all, I had to play against Radwanska, which beats me last week 2-6, 7-5 and 2-6. So it was mentally hard for me to play against her. You know, she’s a really good player and is always tough to play. When her game is on, she’s hard to beat. So you never know what to expect from that girl. I was really glad to go away with this win, in straight sets of 6-3 and 6-4. It’s always nice to win matches in straight sets, it gives you confidence.
But after this, I had to face the World number one, Elena Dementieva. I faced her last week in the second round of Dubai and I won the meeting in straight sets of 7-5 and 6-0. The first set was really, but really tight. It could have gone either way, just like last week, but I played better at the end of the set. Elena seemed disappointed to loose this first set once again so I just continue to play my game and I went away with the victory 7-5 and 6-1.
For a spot in quarters…JJ! I played a lot of matches against her. During the hardcourt season last season, she was really dominant and she gave me two beat downs, where I only one 9 games during these two matches. I was definitely her bitch! I met her for the third time in Moscow. Things looks like she was going to give me another beat down when she won the first set 6-0, but things finally turned around for me as I won this match. I played her another time in Quebec City, where I kicked her ass in the final. So we headed into this match with a tied h2h. Like every encounter between us, it was a really high quality match and Jelena played one of her best match. She was amazing and the score line, 2-6 6-2 and 6-1, didn’t suggest a tight match but believe me, it was!! By the way, I am sorry for her she had to loose this match. But on the other hand, I am quite happy to reach another semifinal. I now take the lead 3-2 in our meetings.
Next for me is Kuznetsova. Svetlana is a really good player and she’s always tough to beat. She is really consistent. You do have to make her move all around the court with aggressive shots because she will bring back every ball in the court and if you aren’t aggressive enough, she will step into the ball and take the lead of the point. So you do have to play good tennis to beat her. Last week, I beat her 6-1 and 7-5, but this week is another one. I’ve changed my tactic but hopefully I’ll pull it through again this time. It would be awesome to reach a Tier 1 final. My ranking needs it, as my confidence do.” said Kournikova.

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 04:23 AM
:)





















Btw, would be awesome to win the title. :awww:

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 09:39 AM
AnnaK!! :yeah:

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:52 PM
Indian Wells SF

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/550/1akoupre99352.jpg

Kournikova def. Kuznetsova
6-0 7-5

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:55 PM
Indian Wells SF

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/501/1mhpic19.jpg

Hingis def. (5) Dulko
6-0 0-6 6-2

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:57 PM
Anna. :) :hearts: :sobbing:

Uranium
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:57 PM
Hingis wasn't ready and she may win the tournament:eek:

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:58 PM
Hope I will stop her. :scared: :p

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:58 PM
Indian Wells Final

http://www.wtnphotos.com/data/501/1mhpic25.jpg

Hingis def. Kournikova
6-0 1-6 6-0


Hingis gets her first career title here at Tier I Indian Wells, and fought through some realy tough matches to do so. Kournikova should be pleased with her week, which will see her a new career high of #7

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 12:58 PM
Hingis wasn't ready and she may win the tournament:eek:

:lol:

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 01:02 PM
:sobbing:

OMG.






What a shame, Hingis winning a Tier 1 title. :o :sobbing:

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 01:05 PM
Chris, "Us Open Series Race" thread is all points we will have to defend during the hard court season? :hearts:

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 01:17 PM
Chris, "Us Open Series Race" thread is all points we will have to defend during the hard court season? :hearts:

It is the points gained in the events between Wimbledon & US Open last season :)

Do you think you could do the history thread by any chance Joey? 5ean is unable to do it anymore :angel:

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 01:27 PM
:eek:
I had the time this week, but I will moove in 6 days.
And I am working during these 6 days.
Then, I don't know when I'll have internet back.
But i will tyr to do it. :p

*Joey*
Aug 8th, 2008, 01:40 PM
i updtaed the thread and will do it until IW.
So if someone wants to continue...

champion88
Aug 8th, 2008, 07:44 PM
:eek:
I had the time this week, but I will moove in 6 days.
And I am working during these 6 days.
Then, I don't know when I'll have internet back.
But i will tyr to do it. :p

Cool no worries - no rush with it anyway :)

Buitenzorg
Aug 12th, 2008, 01:44 AM
Hingis :)

I wasn't even online when I win this title, I went back to Jakarta to attend my grandma funeral :sad: now I am back in Sydney and starts online again, found that I've won the title ;)