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Mitzi
Aug 27th, 2002, 08:55 AM
Anna will play her first round match today, at 11 AM on court 15, againgt Marie Gaianneh Mikaelian. I'm guessing that this isn't a show court, and there are higher seeds playing them awayway, so it won't be on TV here. So if anyone sees the match, can you post the final score here? Thanks.
Oh, and Okun match is the second match on court 17, after a women's singles match.
Good luck Anna & Noam! :bounce:

King Aaron
Aug 27th, 2002, 09:40 AM
:wavey: Karen

I don't think I'm gonna get live coverage too so I hope someone can post it here. :D

Nimi
Aug 27th, 2002, 11:15 AM
No TV cameras on that court :o
We will just have to use the Live Scoring from the US Open site...

Mitzi
Aug 27th, 2002, 12:22 PM
I think I'll just have to wait for that stupid "Sports News" at 11 PM, or for the eurosport comantetors to say the score, cuz I think I won't be able to follow the live scoring. :fiery:

Irish
Aug 27th, 2002, 02:33 PM
Starts in 25 mins so I plan to watch live scoring. Hope not a 3-setter and of course, Anna wins!!! :D

'Maybe' we will get 'bleeps' of her match here.

Good luck to Anna and Okun!!!:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Sonja
Aug 27th, 2002, 04:35 PM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20020827/capt.1030465104us_open_tennis_xnyf106.jpg

Irish
Aug 27th, 2002, 05:15 PM
Anna won, 7-6(1) 6-4!!!!!!

Well done Anna!!! I knew it would be tight but she fought hard.

Go Anna!!!!:bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Mitzi
Aug 28th, 2002, 06:51 AM
Anna won! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:
(Oh, and Okun won his match too!) :D

King Aaron
Aug 28th, 2002, 11:06 AM
:bounce: :bounce: Congrats Anna!! :D :D

I'll post the report tomorrow since Mike hasn't sent it to me yet. :(

Nimi
Aug 28th, 2002, 11:59 AM
Anna, Noam & Harel won! This is so graet!
& Amir will play today with the long-named Pakistani! On Grand Stand court!!!!!!! Good luck to them both!:bounce:

REDACE
Aug 28th, 2002, 09:52 PM
come on Anna!!!!!!!!
you can win the 2nd round!

Irish
Aug 29th, 2002, 02:10 AM
Good luck to Anna tomorrow against Amanda Coetzer!!!

:bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

That is great for Noam and Harel too. :D :bounce:

Amir Hadad and Querishi (sp?) won tonight!!! :bounce: Taped the little bit they did show of it on USA Network. :D

Mitzi
Aug 29th, 2002, 09:39 AM
Yay! Hadad & the Pakistani won thier doubles match! I can't even remember the last time that all the Israelis won thier first round matches...
Thanks Kerry for posting thier result here :D

Mitzi
Aug 29th, 2002, 10:02 AM
Order of play today for Anna and all the other Israelis today at the US Open:

Armstrong stadium: Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) (1) vs. Noam Okun- 11 AM

Court 7: Anna Smashnova (17) vs. Amanda Cutzer (RSA ) - 4th and last match on that court

Court 13: Harel Levy vs. Ramon Delgado (PAR)- 2nd match on that court (after a men's doubles match)

Whay did Okun have to get Hewitt?! :fiery:

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 10:49 AM
This will be a graet experience for Noam. You are forgeting that this is the same Noam Okun who dragged Mark Philippoussis to 5 sets. Besides, we can probably watch the match.

King Aaron
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:58 AM
Good luck Anna!! get that revenge!! :D

I hope Harel plays to the level of 2 years ago.

Noam will definitely get a lot of experience!

Mitzi
Aug 29th, 2002, 04:51 PM
pffff at the rain delay.... :mad:
If Anna is the 4th match on her court, will she even have the time to play today? :confused:
I so looked forward to seeing the Okun/Hewitt and the Carpiati and Agassi matches. If play wasn't suspended, they would have probably showen Okun's match (after Capriati's).
btw nimi, I thought that Okun lost to Mark P at the Aussi Open in four sets (in that match where his cell phone rang in the middle of the match...).
They interviewd Arazi on eurosport and he said that Hewitt will surely win against Noam.

Irish
Aug 29th, 2002, 09:38 PM
Watching Noam play Hewitt. Noam is cute. :kiss: He is playing great too....has Lleyton running all over IMO. Has a BIG serve. Serving for first set. :)

Hope Anna can get a *decent* hour to play *tonight*. If not, she may get a decent hour tomorrow. :D

Irish
Aug 29th, 2002, 09:41 PM
No problem Karen. :wavey: :D

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:08 PM
Noam soooo chaked in the 1st set... :o
Anna is playing now, Amanda is leading 2-1, 1st set

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:19 PM
Amanda leads 4-2, 1st set. Go Anna!

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:20 PM
Amanda leade 5-2, 1st set.

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:23 PM
Game & first set, Coetzer. Six games to two.


Recover Anna :(

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:29 PM
Long game at 6-2 0-0

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:32 PM
6-2 0-1, 1st time that Anna has won more than 2 games against Coetzer :o

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:38 PM
6-2 1-2, Anna is putting a fight now! :bounce:

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:44 PM
6-2 1-3, Anna is leading the 2nd set! :bounce:

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:47 PM
6-2 2-3, Anna dont give up on this! :bounce:

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:51 PM
6-2 3-3... :(

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:53 PM
6-2 4-3... This is bad :sad:
Fight Anna! :bounce:

Nimi
Aug 29th, 2002, 11:56 PM
6-2 5-3 :sad::sad:

Nimi
Aug 30th, 2002, 12:01 AM
6-2 5-3 40-0... 40-15... 40-30.... 40-40.... AD Anna.... 6-2 5-4 :)

Nimi
Aug 30th, 2002, 12:06 AM
6-2 5-4 Amanda Serving 15-0... 15-15.... 30-15... 40-15.... Game Set & Match-Coetzer, two sets to love, six-two, six-four. :sad: :sad: :sad: :mad: :( :fiery: :sad: :sad: :(

Irish
Aug 30th, 2002, 02:59 AM
Nimi, thank you for the match replay. :kiss: Noam did choke in that first set. He could have had it. Harel was playing really well tonight. :D

Anna :sad: :( :sad: :sad: :( :sad: :sad: :sad: :( :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

King Aaron
Aug 30th, 2002, 09:56 AM
I didn't see any live coverage at all yesterday! :mad: I hope Harel wins his match!

Anna :sad: :mad: :( :( :(

Mitzi
Aug 30th, 2002, 11:44 AM
Anna :sad: :sad: :sad:

When play finally started, at 11 PM here in Israel, I got to see Okun's match right after Capriati's match ended. Okun played so well, the last time I saw him (They showed his match at Wimby too, but I didn't watch it) was a year ago at a five hour Davis Cup match he won, in five sets, against South Africa. He played so bad then, he has realy improved. He had a lot of amazing winners, but I still can't believe that he lost the first set.

Nimi
Aug 30th, 2002, 11:58 AM
He did improve didnt he?
Ya they showed his match against Morrison. I think his goal (or at least what i hope) is that he will get into the Aus Open with DA, & will not have to play qualifying.

Mitzi
Aug 30th, 2002, 12:46 PM
Noam was already ranked as high as 97 this year, and didn't need to qualify for Wimby... If he continues to play like he played against Lleyton, he will surely improve his ranking.
But he needs to play more, he hardly plays all year.

King Aaron
Aug 31st, 2002, 09:57 AM
Harel lost :(

Nimi
Aug 31st, 2002, 11:22 AM
Jesus, one excellent round for Israelis, the 2nd round sucks.:sad:

Irish
Aug 31st, 2002, 04:11 PM
We should have voodoo threads like Jennifer`s forum does. ;)

King Aaron
Sep 1st, 2002, 10:01 AM
lol!!