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Nikkiri
Sep 24th, 2010, 07:55 AM
Another horrible draw :sad: :o

[7] Elena Dementieva (RUS) bye
Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) - [WC] Kurumi Nara (JPN)
Qualifier - Flavia Pennetta (ITA)
Maria Kirilenko (RUS) - [9] Na Li (CHN)

[15] Nadia Petrova (RUS) - Qualifier
[WC] Ayumi Morita (JPN) - Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL)
Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) - Sara Errani (ITA)
[2] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) bye

Try your best Kiri..

Droolv
Sep 24th, 2010, 09:16 AM
:bs: Worst possible draw :lol: Good luck Kiri.

Protoss
Sep 24th, 2010, 09:38 AM
Now this is definitely a bad draw. :( :sad:

Is Maria playing doubles?

So what's Maria's next tournament after Beijing?

Nikkiri
Sep 24th, 2010, 10:07 AM
I'm pretty sure she said she's playing doubles, yeah.

And I guess she'd be playing Osaka and then Moscow.

Protoss
Sep 24th, 2010, 10:12 AM
I'm pretty sure she said she's playing doubles, yeah.

And I guess she'd be playing Osaka and then Moscow.
Cool. :) I wonder who she's playing with this week. :p

Nikkiri
Sep 24th, 2010, 10:24 AM
I read Aga has an injury or something.. so I wouldn't be surprised to see Kiri playing with a new partner. :)

MK Ultra
Sep 24th, 2010, 02:00 PM
well, li isn't at her best, kiri could really beat her:shrug:
looks like serena won't be playing until the rest of the year so kiri and aga move up one spot in the race.and since huber and black aren't playing anymore, then they would move up 2 spots!!:)THey're currently ranked n 9 in the race.Kiri and vika are ranked 24 with two tournaments :lol: :inlove:

VIKA?
Sep 24th, 2010, 03:02 PM
What a draw:help:

Break My Rapture
Sep 24th, 2010, 05:02 PM
Ohmygod fuck. :o

Droolv
Sep 25th, 2010, 08:31 AM
Doubles with Petrova... and again, a bad draw :lol:

Benesova/Strycova vs. Hsieh/Kleybanova
Kirilenko/Petrova vs. [2] Srebotnik/Peschke

MK Ultra
Sep 25th, 2010, 10:59 AM
kiri played with petrova 2 times and two times they won the tournament....

VIKA?
Sep 25th, 2010, 12:16 PM
Kiri third on center court tommorrow.

Good luck:tears:

Break My Rapture
Sep 25th, 2010, 12:25 PM
Good luck Kiri. :hearts:

Nikkiri
Sep 25th, 2010, 12:37 PM
Petrova retired in singles today.. so I'm not sure how far they will go. But I like this team so hopefully she's alright. Good luck in singles too :sobbing:

MK Ultra
Sep 25th, 2010, 12:51 PM
kiri will play on cc tomorrow. stream?

watchdogfish
Sep 25th, 2010, 07:05 PM
Good luck Maria. Hope she can find some consistency.

Protoss
Sep 25th, 2010, 08:43 PM
Tough draw for Maria. :(

Good luck Maria. :)

Nena_xxx
Sep 25th, 2010, 09:03 PM
go Maria! :cheer:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 25th, 2010, 11:08 PM
good luck tomorrow Maria! another hard draw, but nothing is impossible!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 06:52 AM
Li withdrew so Maria now plays lucky loser Martinez Sanchez in the 1st round.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:03 AM
The match has begun, Maria serving. :)

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:04 AM
30-30

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:05 AM
kirilenko holds 1-0:)

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:10 AM
1-1

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:11 AM
2-1 Maria holds serve!

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:16 AM
maria breaks!! 3-1!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:17 AM
Maria breaks for 3-1 1st set at 40-15 from 40-0. :) Hold Maria.

Maria held for 1-0 1st set at 40-30 from 0-30 down.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:19 AM
4-1:):bounce:

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:20 AM
Maria holds for 4-1 1st set at love. :) Break Maria.

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:22 AM
So Maria basically ends up with a qualifer anyways :lol: please win!

Kiri didn't play here last year did she? :scratch:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:24 AM
4-2

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:27 AM
So Maria basically ends up with a qualifer anyways :lol: please win!

Kiri didn't play here last year did she? :scratch:

nope

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:30 AM
Get those points then Kiri :lol:

Also who did Maria lose to in Beijing? I can't remember and my net is too slow to check. :o

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:30 AM
So Maria basically ends up with a qualifer anyways :lol: please win!

Kiri didn't play here last year did she? :scratch:
No, but she did play Tokyo from 2005-2008

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:31 AM
k bondarenko

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:31 AM
Maria holds for 5-2 1st set at 40-15 from 30-0 to 30-15 (2nd serve). :) Break for the set Maria.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:33 AM
Martinez Sanchez holds for 3-5 1st set at love on a 2nd serve (3 in this game). :( Hold Maria.

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:34 AM
k bondarenko

Oh yeah I remember now but she had an injury or something.

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:34 AM
Go Kiri :cheer:

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:35 AM
Get those points then Kiri :lol:

Also who did Maria lose to in Beijing? I can't remember and my net is too slow to check. :o
She lost in the 1st round to Katya Bondarenko in the 3rd set tiebreak.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:36 AM
6-3 maria wins the first set in 33 min!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:38 AM
Maria holds for 6-3 1st set at 40-15 from 40-0 on a 2nd serve. :) Stay focused Maria. The match is 33 minutes long.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:41 AM
maria breaks in the second set and leads 1-0!

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:47 AM
maria doesn't hold serve(=
1-1

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:47 AM
1-1, get an early break Maria!

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:49 AM
MJMS holds, *1-2 on serve.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:52 AM
2-2

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:52 AM
Love hold for Kiri, 2-2 :hearts:

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:54 AM
2-3, MJMS hold to love too.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:54 AM
martinez holds 3-2

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 07:58 AM
30-30 please hold maria!

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:03 AM
Phew, Maria saves a couple of break points and holds for 3-3.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:03 AM
3-3

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:04 AM
:sobbing: come on Kiri

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:05 AM
Whew. Maria holds for 3-3 2nd set at 2nd Ad Maria from 0-30 to 30-30 to 30-40 to 40-40 to Ad Maria to 40-40 to Ad Martinez Sanchez to 40-40 on an ace. :) Break Maria.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:05 AM
maria breaks!! 4-3!!

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:06 AM
*4-3

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:06 AM
:woohoo: Maria gets the break, *4-3

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:06 AM
Please hold!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:07 AM
Maria breaks for 4-3 2nd set at 40-15. :) Hold Maria.

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:10 AM
Another love hold :speakles: 5-3, finish it off gurl.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:10 AM
5-3!! now break her maria to win!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:11 AM
Maria holds for 5-3 2nd set at love. :) Break for the match Maria.

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:12 AM
Come on Kiri! finish it.

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:13 AM
MJMS holds, serve it out Kiri.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:13 AM
5-4
maria now serving for the match!!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:14 AM
Martinez Sanchez holds for 4-5 2nd set at 40-30 from 40-15. :( Hold Maria.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:16 AM
30-0
79% first serves in for maria!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:18 AM
Maria back to back double faults to 30-30. :rolleyes: Hold Maria.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:19 AM
Maria 30-40 on her serve from 30-30. :( Save the break point Maria.

Stop choking Maria. :(

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:19 AM
30-40 please hold maria!!

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:19 AM
erm, this is tokyo and she should have played na li in the first round...

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:20 AM
5-5(=

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:20 AM
Fucking Kiri, three double faults in a row give MJMS the break back.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:22 AM
Disgusting. Maria broken for 5-5 2nd set at 30-40 from 30-0 to 30-15 (double fault) to 30-30 (double fault). :( Break Maria.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:23 AM
maria now with break point!!

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:25 AM
6-5(=
please hold maria! don't want to go to a third set!

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:30 AM
Tiebreaker time.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:31 AM
6-6
were going to a tie break! please finish it off here maria!

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:31 AM
Come on Kiri... :sobbing:

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:32 AM
*1-0

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:32 AM
Whew. Maria holds for 6-6 2nd set at 40-30 from 30-0 to 30-15 to 40-15 (2nd serve). :) Please win the 2nd set tiebreak Maria.

Why couldn't you have just done that at 5-4 2nd set? :(

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:32 AM
maria with a mini break! keep going maria!

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:32 AM
2-0

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:34 AM
2-1 (double fault for maria)

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:34 AM
that girl needs to put her first serve in...

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:35 AM
that girl needs to put her first serve in...

73% is okay i guess. Better than martinez who has 60%. Maria has a patten of crumbling though when under pressure.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:35 AM
2-4:sad:
come on maria!!

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:36 AM
2-4 stupid kiri!

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:37 AM
Maria broken for 2-4 in the 2nd set tiebreak after being up 2-0 in the tiebreak. :( Hold Maria.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:37 AM
3-4

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:38 AM
3-5:sobbing:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:38 AM
3-6:sad::sad:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:39 AM
4-6

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:40 AM
5-6

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:41 AM
7-6 in the 2nd set, martinez finishes of the set with an ace:sad::sad:
martinez now has all the momentum, please prove me wrong maria!

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:41 AM
Kiri you moron.

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:41 AM
:rolleyes: Well done Maria, well done. Had no business losing that set. So there goes the match too I guess.

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:42 AM
oohhhh my goooddd!30-0 up serving for the match...

watchdogfish
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:42 AM
Maria, you only had to serve it out! :rolleyes: Get yourself together for the 3rd set.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:44 AM
Ugh. Martinez Sanchez holds for 7-5 in the 2nd set tiebreak after being down 0-2 in the tiebreak on an ace. :( Win it in 3 Maria. The match is 1 hour 38 minutes long.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:48 AM
Stupid freaking choke job #2 from my favorties today. :( :rolleyes:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:52 AM
maria holds 1-0, still frustrated that this game had to go to a third set!

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:52 AM
1-0, get pumped Kiri.

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:55 AM
2-0 :umbrella:

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 08:56 AM
Like that means anything in this match :lol:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:02 AM
3-0

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:05 AM
4-0.go kiri

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:13 AM
4-1

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:15 AM
5-1

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:19 AM
yay maria won!!

6-3, 6-7, 6-1

TheBoiledEgg
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:20 AM
she got job done in 3
really should have closed it out in 2

Maria ;) :bounce:

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:20 AM
Thank god for that.

Next against Pennetta mostly likely. Time to stop the winning streak and beat her again.

Protoss
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:21 AM
Yay!!!! Maria holds for 6-1 3rd set at 40-15 on a 2nd serve. :) Good job Maria. :) The match was 2 hours 16 minutes long.

cosmoose
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:37 AM
random question,
how do i respect Kiri's superstar popularity in Korea with Korean flag avatar? :)

Nikkiri
Sep 26th, 2010, 09:41 AM
Go to user CP edit profile and choose Korea or well South Korea for what country you're from :p

Droolv
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:03 AM
Phew, good last set Maria. Please beat Pennetta now :tears:

VIKA?
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:34 AM
Happy that she didn't end choking and losing:lol: well done Maria:yeah:

time to beat Flavia:armed:

Break My Rapture
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:38 AM
OMFG great win. :hearts: Kiri :bowdown: Now beat Pennetta please.

Break My Rapture
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:39 AM
Oh wait, she played MJMS? :unsure:

VIKA?
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:42 AM
yes:lol:

Break My Rapture
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:43 AM
Oh. :bigcry: Well still a good win I guess, minus the choking in the 2nd set.

MK Ultra
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:46 AM
haha poor you:haha:

kirivanovic
Sep 26th, 2010, 10:52 AM
mjms is sooo boring, so i'm happy that Maria beat her.Li made the right choice to retire:)

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 26th, 2010, 02:11 PM
going to be tough against flavia! good luck maria!

King Aaron
Sep 26th, 2010, 05:53 PM
:dance: Yeah!

Rovegun
Sep 27th, 2010, 01:15 PM
uff what a win for Maria! hope she will continue... she will play against Flavia.... what a tough match but Maria has to win! good luck! will be a stream for tomorrow?

Protoss
Sep 27th, 2010, 01:36 PM
uff what a win for Maria! hope she will continue... she will play against Flavia.... what a tough match but Maria has to win! good luck! will be a stream for tomorrow?
No, there's only streams for center court.

Rovegun
Sep 27th, 2010, 01:43 PM
thanks.. thatīs pretty bad... it can be such a good match between Maria and Flavia and they wonīt play at center court...

Droolv
Sep 27th, 2010, 02:30 PM
COURT 1 (Starting at 10:30am)
K.Bondrenko vs. Pavlyuchenkova
Pennetta vs. Kirilenko
Schiavone vs. Dulgheru
Stosur vs. Goerges
Kirilenko/Petrova vs Peschke/Srebotnik (TBA after rest)

Good luck Maria!

Nikkiri
Sep 27th, 2010, 02:33 PM
Pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 27th, 2010, 03:15 PM
will this match be indoors?
because the indoor matches don't show on this link: http://www.protennislive.com/frameset.asp?year=2010&wkno=39&lang=en&tabno=1&eventid=0603&ref=www.sonyericssonwtatour.com

Nikkiri
Sep 27th, 2010, 03:16 PM
Possibly... the commentators today mentioned that it looked like rain again.

Protoss
Sep 28th, 2010, 06:20 AM
Maria's match has been moved indoors along with all the other matches not on center court (center court has a roof). Supposedly the match has match started but there hasn't been an update of the score. :(

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 28th, 2010, 06:46 AM
flavia won the first set 6-3:sad::sad:
http://www.toray-ppo.co.jp/scoreboard2010/0928/live_bt.php

Protoss
Sep 28th, 2010, 06:47 AM
Maria lost the 1st set 6-3. :( Win it in 3 Maria.

Droolv
Sep 28th, 2010, 06:51 AM
Come on Maria, please fight back!

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 28th, 2010, 06:53 AM
please win the next two sets maria!

Caralenko
Sep 28th, 2010, 07:29 AM
I hate the Tokyo scoreboard. :o Does anyone know how Kiri is doing in Set 2?

Caralenko
Sep 28th, 2010, 07:52 AM
Scoreboard just changed and says 6-3 for Petkovic/Kuznetsova and nothing for Maria vs Pennetta. Mistake?

Nikkiri
Sep 28th, 2010, 07:54 AM
Useless tournament.

Caralenko
Sep 28th, 2010, 08:00 AM
Not a mistake...

3-6 6-4 go Kiri.

Nikkiri
Sep 28th, 2010, 08:02 AM
I don't trust it :happy:

Droolv
Sep 28th, 2010, 08:10 AM
Hopefully it's true :tears: Go Kiri, win the last set!

Protoss
Sep 28th, 2010, 08:24 AM
Maria lost the 3rd set 6-3. :(

Nikkiri
Sep 28th, 2010, 08:29 AM
Whatever. Would have been killed in the next round anyways.

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 28th, 2010, 10:47 AM
still a good fight, unlucky maria! better luck next time!

kirivanovic
Sep 28th, 2010, 11:09 AM
I expected a worse match, so it's not so bad. Anyone knows if she played doubles already? This tournament is even worse than an itf:lol:

Nikkiri
Sep 28th, 2010, 11:18 AM
I think her doubles match was canceled again for the day.. but with this tournament you never fucking know :happy:

kirivanovic
Sep 28th, 2010, 12:11 PM
Lol ok, thanks!!

It's written tba on their brilliant website.So maybe they will tba tomorrow:rolleyes:

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 28th, 2010, 01:14 PM
Kiri needs to step it up more against the top players. I know the potential is there, she needs to be a bit more consistent i have realized lately that in various tournaments she is struggling to make it past the second round.

SOA_MC
Sep 28th, 2010, 02:03 PM
You know what this means...

A final in Moscow :worship:

Break My Rapture
Sep 28th, 2010, 05:07 PM
Argh too bad. :hug:

Protoss
Sep 29th, 2010, 04:21 AM
Maria's doubles match begins with Maria/Petrova holding for 1-0 1st set at love. :)

Protoss
Sep 29th, 2010, 04:49 AM
Maria/Petrova broken for 6-3 1st set. :( Win it in 3 Maria/Petrova. The match is 31 minutes long.

Caralenko
Sep 29th, 2010, 05:16 AM
Losing in the doubles. :o

Nikkiri
Sep 29th, 2010, 06:23 AM
Was a shit draw.

Protoss
Sep 29th, 2010, 06:38 AM
Maria/Petrova lost the 2nd set 6-2. :( The match was 1 hour 2 minutes long.

Break My Rapture
Sep 29th, 2010, 12:18 PM
:crying2:

Protoss
Sep 30th, 2010, 04:18 PM
I saw this link on twitter to a video of Maria doing one of Tennis Channel's Bag Checks :) :

http://tinyurl.com/2apgl6h

jimmy_the_greek
Sep 30th, 2010, 04:59 PM
^
thanks for the video mate!

Break My Rapture
Sep 30th, 2010, 05:26 PM
OMG so cute. :hearts:

Nikkiri
Oct 24th, 2010, 07:34 AM
You know what this means...

A final in Moscow :worship:

Well done. :worship: :bowdown: