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Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 05:28 AM
I'm so excited.. can't wait for it.. just seven days and it starts on Tuesday with Q rounds.. :bounce:

and I will record everything from ES, I promise :lol: so you can expect a lot of videos :D

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 05:28 AM
discuss :armed:

delicatecutter
May 17th, 2009, 05:35 AM
Why does Nicole look 30? :help: I blame Radek.

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 05:38 AM
she doesn't :ras: :haha:

delicatecutter
May 17th, 2009, 05:42 AM
she doesn't :ras: :haha:

She does! I couldn't even recognize her in your banner. I was like, "Who is that elder journeywoman?" And then I was like "OMG that's Vaidisova!!" :help:

pepaw
May 17th, 2009, 05:46 AM
I really like your videos, thanks for them. Can you try to get as much Maria as possible both this week and during RG?

Temperenka
May 17th, 2009, 06:06 AM
I hope that one chick that made the semifinals, what was that, three years ago already, makes it past the first round. I can't seem to remember her name right now. She has pulled out of her last two events sick though :sad:

If you are well, Nicole, it's time to wake up. Period. Enough of this crap.

kthx

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 06:08 AM
I really like your videos, thanks for them. Can you try to get as much Maria as possible both this week and during RG?

sure :D you know, I love Masha :p

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 06:08 AM
is there any chance there'll be live stream for all tv courts for free?

TennisViewer531
May 17th, 2009, 07:09 AM
How time flies! Paris here we come! :)

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 11:59 AM
How time flies! Paris here we come! :)

yeah it passed so quickly :lol:

DefyingGravity
May 17th, 2009, 12:08 PM
I'm going to Roland Garros May 25 and 26 and I'm on Philippe Chatrier both days

nevetssllim
May 17th, 2009, 12:10 PM
I really wish I was going! I decided not to bother because I thought it would clash with my exams but it turns out most of them are 10 days or so after the finals.

I remember atdhe.com (or whatever it was called) was good for outside courts during the AO :)

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 12:20 PM
hopefully they will have it for RG as well :D

SVK
May 17th, 2009, 12:23 PM
I only hope Hantuchova will not play against seeded player or against Sharapova in R1:o:lol:

vml
May 17th, 2009, 03:17 PM
I'm going to Roland Garros May 25 and 26 and I'm on Philippe Chatrier both days

You live in Paris ?

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 03:38 PM
so jealous RG is not in front of my house :lol: I would love to visit it one day :)

olympus28
May 17th, 2009, 03:59 PM
At last ! our Grand slam yeahhh

Sexysova
May 17th, 2009, 06:40 PM
does anybody know if whole halves will play on Sunday?

Cp6uja
May 17th, 2009, 08:32 PM
FAVORITE #1: DINARA SAFINA
Currently #1 ranked WTA player at her favorite Red Clay surface has amazing 93% 26-2 W/L ratio (22-1 without Mickey Mouse) in last two seasons:

BERLIN 2008
won GOERGES (113), 6-3 6-4
won KANEPI (55), 6-4 6-3
won HENIN (1), 5-7 6-3 6-1
won S.WILLIAMS (6), 2-6 6-1 7-6(5)
won AZARENKA (26), 6-4 6-1
won DEMENTIEVA (9), 3-6 6-2 6-2
ROLAND GARROS 2008
won K.BONDARENKO (57), 6-1 6-3
won RYBARIKOVA (158), 6-0 6-1
won ZHENG (200), 6-2 7-5
won SHARAPOVA (1), 6-7(6) 7-6(5) 6-2
won DEMENTIEVA (8), 4-6 7-6(5) 6-0
won KUZNETSOVA (4), 6-3 6-2
lose IVANOVIC (2), 4-6 3-6
STUTTGART 2009
won ERRANI (37), 6-0 6-1
won HANTUCHOVA (39), 6-4 6-2
won A.RADWANSKA (12), 6-4 6-2
won PENNETTA (14), 3-6 7-5 6-0
lose KUZNETSOVA (9), 4-6 3-6
ROME 2009
won RAZZANO (35), 7-6(1) 6-1
won ZHENG (17), 5-7 6-1 7-6(3)
won MARTINEZ SANCHEZ (48), 4-6 6-3 6-0
won V.WILLIAMS (5), 6-7(3) 6-3 6-4
won KUZNETSOVA (8), 6-3 6-2
MADRID 2009
won LI (28), 6-3 7-6(2)
won SAFAROVA (50), 6-0 4-6 6-3
won BONDARENKO (46), 6-4 6-3
won SCHNYDER (20), 6-4 6-2
won WOZNIACKI (11), 6-2 6-4





FAVORITE #2: ANA IVANOVIC
defending Roland Garros champion, only of active players multiple RG finalist and player with best 86% 19-3 W/L ratio (of active players) in Paris:

2005
won FORETZ (103), 6-3 6-3
won BENESOVA (55), 6-3 6-1
won MAURESMO (3), 6-4 3-6 6-4
won SCHIAVONE (24), 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3
lose PETROVA (9), 2-6 2-6
2006
won STOSUR (43), 6-0 6-3
won LOIT (47), 6-1 6-1
lose MYSKINA (11), 2-6 3-6
2007
won ARVIDSSON (121), 6-2 6-0
won MIRZA (50), 6-1 6-4
won OLARU (122), 6-2 6-0
won MEDINA GARRIGUES (23), 6-3 3-6 6-3
won KUZNETSOVA (3), 6-0 3-6 6-1
won SHARAPOVA (2), 6-2 6-1
lose HENIN (1), 1-6 2-6
2008
won ARVIDSSON (52), 6-2 7-5
won SAFAROVA (41), 6-1 6-2
won WOZNIACKI (34), 6-4 6-1
won CETKOVSKA (77), 6-0 6-0
won SCHNYDER (11), 6-3 6-2
won JANKOVIC (3), 6-4 3-6 6-4
won SAFINA (14), 6-4 6-3




FAVORITE #3: SERENA WILLIAMS
Winner of last two grand slams (10 slam titles overall) and with Ivanovic only active player which ever won Roland Garros.




But problem with Ivanovic and Serena is that nobody really don't know how bad is problems with theirs knee just week before start of French Open. If it seems not good players like Jankovic and Kuznetsova, and even Dementieva, Venus and Azarenka has better chances this season.

LudwigDvorak
May 18th, 2009, 12:21 AM
I'm not very interested. It's such a low quality slam every year I've been a fan, I can't get excited. I will play suicide and hope Elena goes far. Other than that, I'm just hoping to see not too horrible matches on television for once.

Unless it's a sister, no one I like ever wins a slam. :rolleyes: I was discussing with a friend Anastasia, Amelie, Venus, and Serena are the only slam champions this decade (2001-now) that I've liked. Kim and Jennifer are okay, I guess. That said, those four take up 17 of the 33 slams played since the start of 2001, so I can't complain too much.

Anyway, I hope it's good. I always have hope.

Corswandt
May 18th, 2009, 12:28 AM
Unless it's a sister, no one I like ever wins a slam. :rolleyes:

Glory hunter.

Having hopeless favourite players = tragic nobility. Or so I keep saying to myself.

LudwigDvorak
May 18th, 2009, 12:39 AM
Glory hunter.

Having hopeless favourite players = tragic nobility. Or so I keep saying to myself.

Are you calling me a glory hunter? :lol: You should know me better by now, unless you were kidding.

Aside from Elena, I don't know if I even really like any players now. Limits my options incredibly.

Joana
May 18th, 2009, 12:41 AM
Unless it's a sister, no one I like ever wins a slam. :rolleyes: I was discussing with a friend Anastasia, Amelie, Venus, and Serena are the only slam champions this decade (2001-now) that I've liked. Kim and Jennifer are okay, I guess. That said, those four take up 17 of the 33 slams played since the start of 2001, so I can't complain too much.



So in other words, the only Slam champions you didn't like were Justine and Maria, not counting the one-offs. Jeez, how did you manage to remain a tennis fan with SO much disappointment?

Bring on Roland Garros. I like it. If nothing, the time zones are not a problem.

Craig.
May 18th, 2009, 12:53 AM
So in other words, the only Slam champions you didn't like were Justine and Maria, not counting the one-offs. Jeez, how did you manage to remain a tennis fan with SO much disappointment?

Bring on Roland Garros. I like it. If nothing, the time zones are not a problem.

He's lying, he likes Maria.

LudwigDvorak
May 18th, 2009, 12:55 AM
So in other words, the only Slam champions you didn't like were Justine and Maria, not counting the one-offs. Jeez, how did you manage to remain a tennis fan with SO much disappointment?

Bring on Roland Garros. I like it. If nothing, the time zones are not a problem.

:lol: I don't mind Maria, I forgot about her. Like I said, it isn't that bad, it's just I think about Ana, Svetlana, Justine, and it's enough to make my stomach churn. I just never have an actual favorite win a slam unless it's been Venus or Amelie, I just didn't mind some of the other slam champions. I never get excited in the final weekends of slams. It's all about the first week, when I still have glimmers of hope.

Then I think about the inevitable with Dinara and Jelena, maybe Caroline, maybe Dominika, maybe maybe maybe...

danieln1
May 18th, 2009, 01:15 AM
I´m fearing for Ana, I want her to have a good tournament, but from the last results, I think a quarter-final it would be very good!!!!

I think Safina will win the whole thing, because Sveta in a slam final is too painful to watch...