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deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:32 PM
Ace Nastya!!! gorgeous!! get that first serve going!! :yeah:

am i post 6000 >>>

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:32 PM
what scoreboard you guys use you have stats?

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:33 PM
1-2 Justine broke backshit

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:33 PM
what scoreboard you guys use you have stats?
http://www.nbcolympics.com/results/5043869/detail.html

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:33 PM
nastya:fiery: after ace got broken
break again girl

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:34 PM
15-40...again two BPs for Nastya

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:35 PM
30-40

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:36 PM
deuce

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:36 PM
Do I understand well? she has 8 UE's after 3 games?

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:36 PM
no nastya!!! don't blow 2 bp's!!!! :awww:

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:36 PM
ad justine

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:36 PM
there is no ace in the stat:confused:
break please

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:36 PM
2-2

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:37 PM
Do I understand well? she has 8 UE's after 3 games?
yeah.. but we don't trust that.... we think the person that does that doesn't know what an unforced error is...

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:37 PM
there is no ace in the stat:confused:
break please

That guy with the radio said that, but the girl whoīs wathcing came back

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:38 PM
Thc deckham, but it doesn't show signle points like 15-15..or I am blind

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:38 PM
2-2... come on nastya.... you must take advantage of her when she serves poor... :fiery:

Julia_08
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:38 PM
come on nastya!!! dont bring me down like the canadians right now!! :(

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:38 PM
15-15 2-2, Nastya serving

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:38 PM
nastya whyyyy
hold now
and still no winners

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:38 PM
30-15 Ace Nastya (donīt ask;))

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:39 PM
40-15

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:39 PM
Thc deckham, but it doesn't show signle points like 15-15..or I am blindno single points unfortunately.....

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:39 PM
3-2

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:40 PM
Puuuh...a little break for me now...

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:40 PM
3-2 Justine serving

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:41 PM
30-15 Ace Nastya (donīt ask;))
lol.. we won't ... :yeah:

keep up the great work spunky... we never trust the stats on that thing...

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:41 PM
Justine seems pretty nervous

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:41 PM
0-15

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:42 PM
uh 3-2
but should be 4-1
only spunky has points ola

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:42 PM
15-15

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:43 PM
15-30...Iīll post Nastyaīs point first then

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:43 PM
15-40

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:44 PM
3-3

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:44 PM
Nastya is doing good so far :) Keep it up !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:44 PM
Nastya serving now

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:45 PM
0-30

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:45 PM
15-40 2 BPs Justine

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:46 PM
ace nastya ace

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:46 PM
30-40

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:46 PM
3-4 Justine broke

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:47 PM
nooo save them

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:48 PM
nooo nastya:sad:
you started so well, why did you miss your bp
fight back girl

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:48 PM
According to the stats at nbc site, her serve is just not working (36%)...firt serve winner 38%

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:48 PM
3-4 Justine serving 15-15

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:49 PM
15-30

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:50 PM
30-30

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:50 PM
40-30 BP Nastya

Julia_08
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:50 PM
awwwww putaino!! nastya!!! im gonna cry now

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:51 PM
break break break!!! pleasssssssssssssse !!

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:51 PM
nasta 1ace and 1df
justine 0 ace 3 df
but nastya 1 break, j-2:fiery:

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:52 PM
4-4 Nastya serving next...wow...this must be a tough match, Justineīs erving DFs like mad at crucial points

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:52 PM
yes!!!! 4-4 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:52 PM
0-30

bubble
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:53 PM
:bounce:

Go Nastya!

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:53 PM
oh well
now you must hoooold
get that serve in

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:53 PM
15-40 2 BPS Justine

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:53 PM
nastya's coming to the net i see.... that's great... very aggressive keeping henin running...... 3 of 4 points won at net.... well done nastya!! keep it up!!

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:53 PM
4-4, it is tight :eek:

Nastya don't let her break you !!!!!!!!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:54 PM
30-40

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:54 PM
not again please

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:54 PM
Deuce

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:55 PM
AD nastya

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:55 PM
deuce

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:55 PM
Nastya coming to net? Interesting. But that's good she never was coming to net and she can do it very well :) Good ideas Nastya, you need them!!!!

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:55 PM
oh my god!!! that was brilliant!!! saving those breaks... :eek:

now win this game!!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:56 PM
BP Justine again

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:57 PM
deuce deuce

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:57 PM
BP Justine...

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:57 PM
deuce lalal... (I have to write someting different, otherwise not post)

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:58 PM
BP Justine,,,

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:58 PM
if i was watching this live i'd be going absolutely nuts!!!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 05:58 PM
Ad Nastya!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:00 PM
Deuce

deckham
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:02 PM
she broke!!! yea!!

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:03 PM
15-30...5-4

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:04 PM
Guys this board is slow and why worth pages for scores? let's go on chatt...nastyafan, deckham, spunky already knows. we are here: http://inside.superhost.pl/chat/phpMyChat.php3

Nastyafan
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:04 PM
grr the board
but nastya held
great fight girl
now pressure her and she will make df(sorry spunky)

cool_olga
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:06 PM
Nastyafan on chatt now!

Julia_08
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:09 PM
5-5 :( ahhh mia more!! come onnnnnnnnnn

Julia_08
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:11 PM
6-5 justine.....ahhh now im pissed

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:12 PM
Nastya will have to play big on the key points to beat JHH.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:22 PM
Nastya has lost 3 straight games, 2 of them breaks. 5-7, 0-1.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:30 PM
Still down a break, 1-2.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:38 PM
2-3

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:44 PM
3-4

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:49 PM
Nastya broke, back on serve 4-4.

ys
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:56 PM
5:5.. Crucial game. Nastya has to hold..

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 06:56 PM
JHH broke, served for the match, and was broken, 5-5.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:06 PM
5-7, 7-5. Nastya is one set from the gold medal match.

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:26 PM
Nastya 3-1 in 3rd after 0-1*
she looks in control now
only her choking can mess this up

Justine looks increasingly tired

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:31 PM
3 bp's Nastya now for 5-1

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:31 PM
Now 4-1. Remember, Justine served for the match.

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:31 PM
and it is 5-1 :yeah:
close it out Nastya :)

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:34 PM
Nastya plays ugly game 5-2
started with DF and ended with 2 BH into net :(

Nastya focus and stay calm

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:39 PM
this is getting too edgy :(
5-3
Nastya pls hold, serve it out :)

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:42 PM
This is some match. Nastya has let a 5-1 lead slip away before. 5-4. Now or never.

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:45 PM
5-5 :bigcry:
Nastya, what have u done :(

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:50 PM
6-5 Nastya. Now finish.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:57 PM
6-6, what a match!

-Em-
Aug 20th, 2004, 07:58 PM
Damn, that's a real nerve wrecker. F***ing eurosport! Why don't they show it? Idiots!!! :bigcry:

-Em-
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:00 PM
6-7
C'MON NASTYA!!!! HOLD ON!!!!!

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:07 PM
7-5, 5-7, 8-6.
Nastya had a 5-1 lead in the third, but you have to finish. Now she has to go win that bronze.

ys
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:08 PM
Thank you, Nastya for doing it to us. :mad: I am out of here and won't be back any time soon.. Have more important things and people to think about rather than waste my emotions on this crap. Losing this way to f@cking Cheatah of all people.. Now let the all moronic horde of her fans rejoice.. :fiery:

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:08 PM
:bigcry: :sad:
Nastya ...... :fiery:
she better get the bronze now or its too much
already its painful enough

-Em-
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:08 PM
Damn it, it's over now...What the hell went wrong. You're right Goldenlox-if you lead 5-1 you need to know how to use it...
:bigcry: :bigcry: :bigcry:

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:16 PM
Probably the biggest loss of Nastya's career. But she can still win a medal.


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Anastasia Myskina of Russia watches her shot to opponent Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium during semifinal singles at the 2004 Olympic Games

-Em-
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:19 PM
:eek: did Nastya really cry? :eek:

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:37 PM
Usually, when lose a big match, you have a few days off, and you travel.
Nastya has to forget this loss, and quickly. This next match might be her only chance to win an Olympic medal.

Nastya's sister
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:43 PM
What can I say? I feel so sad for her. Sure, she should have won after having that huge advantage, but I still feel very, very sorry for her.

I wish nothing more than she will win the bronze.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 08:52 PM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040820/capt.olyten11508201945.greece_olympics_tennis_olyt en115.jpg Fri Aug 20, 3:47 PM EThttp://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/us/nws/p/ap120.gif (http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/brand/SIG=br2v03/*http://www.ap.org)
Anastasia Myskina of Russia reacts after losing a crucial point near the end of her match with Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium during semifinal singles at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. Henin-Hardenne beat Myskina, 7-5, 5-7, 8-6.

Spunky83
Aug 20th, 2004, 09:46 PM
Thank you, Nastya for doing it to us. :mad: I am out of here and won't be back any time soon.. Have more important things and people to think about rather than waste my emotions on this crap. Losing this way to f@cking Cheatah of all people.. Now let the all moronic horde of her fans rejoice.. :fiery:

Oh...havenīt thought you were one of those fans who just stick to someone when that someone is succesful. Maybe youīre just angry about it (so are we), but just leaving like this, is not what I and certainly the other fans expect and accept.

Be sorry or just stay away and find yourself a player who doesnīt lose matches...have fun searching.

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 09:55 PM
http://us.news1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/rids/20040820/i/r3111909564.jpg Fri Aug 20, 4:34 PM EThttp://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/us/nws/p/reuters120.gif (http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/reuters/brand/SIG=pd7i95/*http://www.reuters.com)
Anastasia Myskina of Russia leaves the court after her defeat by Justine Henin-Hardenne from Belgium during their women's singles semi-final of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games tennis tournament August 20, 2004. Henin-Hardenne won in three sets 7-5 5-7 8-6.



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Russia's Anastasia Myskina looks towards her coach while playing against Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne in their semifinal match at the 2004 Summer Olympics 2004 in Athens Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. Henin won 7-5, 5-7, 8-6.

saab95
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:11 PM
oh...those women

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:23 PM
This is a once in a lifetime situation. Nastya lost maybe the biggest match of her life.
Now she has to put it behind her. And play her best tennis. This next match is for an Olympic medal.
She can't feel sorry for herself. She has to forget it. Win the bronze.
And then comes New York. Got to forget it. It's over.

Julia_08
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:24 PM
why people are you so mad against myskina? she lost!! so what!! she will learn from that lost... its sad, im sad, im angry,but do you imagine how much she is mad at herself? how much russia much be sad and mad? yeah it was painful, yeah she did some bad errors, but real fans DONT and WONT turn against her, wake up, lost exist, she still our #1, come on peeps.....

-Em-
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:29 PM
why people are you so mad against myskina? she lost!! so what!! she will learn from that lost... its sad, im sad, im angry,but do you imagine how much she is mad at herself? how much russia much be sad and mad? yeah it was painful, yeah she did some bad errors, but real fans DONT and WONT turn against her, wake up, lost exist, she still our #1, come on peeps.....

I agree. That's life. Every1 has some ups and downs...
Try to think about it in te other way...Justine had to play some real good tennis t'day if she'd been able to get back from 1-5. So maybe it wasn't Nastya who lost, but Justine who won (if you guys know what i mean...)

Stephieva
Aug 20th, 2004, 10:48 PM
Ana...plz forget today match...
And win tomorrow...make yourself feel better.
Get the bronze for Russia...:bounce:
And you will be the only 1 who get a medal in tennis for Russian...
Plz :bowdown:

goldenlox
Aug 20th, 2004, 11:15 PM
It's going to be hard to forget this one. Leading 5-1 in the third.
This might be Nastya's only chance to win an Olympic medal. 40 years from now, she'll realize it's great to have any Olympic medal.
But for tomorrow, she needs to play her best.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 12:15 AM
If Nastya won, we would be saying that she had to go 3 sets against JHH, while Mauresmo went 2 against Molik.
The draw was bad for Nastya. But the chance to win an Olympic medal is something Nastya may never have again.
She has to focus tomorrow. Molik doesn't care if Nastya feels bad. This is for an Olympic medal.

the cat
Aug 21st, 2004, 12:25 AM
GL, an Olympic semifinal match is not as big as a grand slam final match so her Olympic semifinal match against Henin can never be the biggest match of her career. If Anastasia wins the bronze medal she will have something good to remember. But Alicia Molik will win alot of cheap points with her massive serve so Ana is going to have to make her play some long points to tire Molik out. I just hope Anastasia is up for the match because if she doesn't win a medal she will be crushed and her game could be negatively affected in the future.

I liked Olympic tennis better when the 2 players who lost the Olympic semifinal matches received bronze medals. Myskina and Molik don't need to play another match so soon before the U.S. Open. But they have to if they want to win a bronze medal.

ys, I'm surprised your so bitter at Myskina. It's been an atrocious tennis tournament for Russia and perhaps the possibility of only 1 medal or no medals for Russian tennis players is the cause of your frustration. But being a tennis fan is tough because the ups and downs are hard to take. But I bet Nastya is feeling a million times more upset than you are. :sad:

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 12:36 AM
There are 16 majors before the next Olympics. I'm not sure which match is bigger.
I know playing JHH is tougher than playing Dementieva. This is definately Anastasia's biggest loss.
But she can follow it with a big win tomorrow. And earn her first Olympic medal.

the cat
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:24 AM
Myskina has a chance to be the first Russina to win WTA Tour player of the year award so she needs to see the big picture the rest of this year. And it would help Ana's player of the year chances if Henin doesn't win the gold medal in Athens.

ys
Aug 21st, 2004, 02:23 AM
ys, I'm surprised your so bitter at Myskina. It's been an atrocious tennis tournament for Russia and perhaps the possibility of only 1 medal or no medals for Russian tennis players is the cause of your frustration. But being a tennis fan is tough because the ups and downs are hard to take. But I bet Nastya is feeling a million times more upset than you are. :sad: I am not bitter. I perhaps should comment on what I said before I leave the boards till at least first weekend of US Open..

I honestly think that chances are it is the end of the road for Nastya as an elite player. Seriously.

After Marat Safin made it to AO finals and then lost there to Federer other his supporters were almost jubilant. While my prediction was gloomy, but turned out to be correct. Because I think I feel player's mentality very well. I felt back then that Marat was not just defeated in the final. He was shown his place. It was made clear to him how much Federer is better than him, and I was absolutely sure that it will discourage him incredibly. My prediction was that he will have a slump till the end of the year, with maybe some slight hope for recovery by US Open time. Vaiva is a witness of that prediction of mine.

Nastya has not just lost the biggest match of her career. She has not just lost her lifetme chance for Olympics. Not only any her realistic chances for #1 rankings were irreversibly dashed today. She was delivered a huge psychological blow. If she could not beat this emotionless piece of stone when Henin was after not playing almost half of year. Chances are that she will never be even close to beating her again. Nastya today was shown her place in elite of tennis.. Today's loss will badly affect her confidence and motivation. From now on I see her going in only one direction - downhill. My prediction is a loss tomorrow, early loss at US Open. Going through the motions in indoors season. I would leave some slight hope that she will recover during offseason, but chances are that she will be out of top 10 before the end of the next year. I hope she reads this and proves me wrong.

And all that was probably a price paid for spending useless week in stupid Sopot.

Talk to you in a couple of weeks, unless I change my mind.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 02:24 AM
When Nastya won the French Open, she was playing steady. She went for some winners, but she was under control. She made her opponents beat her.
I think Nastya lost her composure at 5-1. She went for too many winners. She gave away too many points. Nastya let Justine back in the match.
The Olympics create a very pressure-filled situation. But you have to play to your strength. Nastya went wild with UE's. She doesn't play that style of game.

Nastyafan
Aug 21st, 2004, 02:46 AM
I don't know what to say. I'm heart-broken, smashed, lost. Last 2-3 months i was living with this bright dream as if it was my own dream, as if I would win this medal. She almost touched it...And then began the nightmare... or the rude awakening. I still can't believe it happened, as if some evil genius had produced the scenario. Unfortunately I feel like ys now and maybe will leave the forum for some time too. I know it's not the best way to be a fan but I just can discuss nothing but this horrible loss and these discussions will make me feeling worse (if it's possible). I can't be optimistic now and I hate the phrase "she will learn from this" When? The bigger part of her career is already behind, it isn't her first similar loss but no doubt the most important horrible and painful loss. Everything in this life is unique and never returns back, and that was Olympics her biggest dream probably the only opportunity for her. If she wasn't able to to do it now and here then when and where? I don't want to be harsh to Nastya I love her more than ever now,but I feel this loss as my own loss (or even more) therefore I can't be comforted with "she will learn". She may learn but Olympics will be never back, what will be the use if she learns in the end of her career? Justine lost one match after leading 5-1 but she was in the begining of her career and it seems she has learnt from that match that the match isn't ended till to the end. Nastya lost one set against her leading 5-0, now even worse - lost the biggest match of her career. I didn't watch the match and don't want , and I hate to say it but it has been nothind but choke, she swam across the whole sea and drowned on the beach. It isn't possible to lead 5-1 and when your opponent is almost dead to win only 2 points in next 4 games without choking. And it isn't the first time she has problems to close the match. She is great in fighting back but when she has to kill already knocked down opponent her killing instinct isn't there - she lost to Frazier the same way, she played her epic battle with Vera after not finishing in 2... During FO I thought she has settled her mental problems but today it's obvious that they are still there and this loss will only increase them
I hate the phrase "she could be proud with her play" too. There is nothing proud in the loss. There are no fine losses, no one remembers the fine losers, fine losses are only fine words. Fine losses are the most painful because they are almost wins. This loss reminds me 2 Hingis' losses -Graf at RG and Capriati - AO-02, they were remarkable matches but unfortunately for the loser - turning points in her career not to the good. Yes, if you are in the begining of your career such a loss can give you confidence , but when you are in your zenith the fine loses usualy take from it. I doubt Nastya will be able to play well tomorrow, not after being 3 points from the final. Actually I don't know who is the other loser and how she has lost, but I don't care. Actualy I was following many sports but the whole Olympics ended to me tonight (at least for the present) The bronze would be cold comfort to me (if any)
I just hope Nastya is stronger than me and she will find strength tomorrow and for the next events. I just will go somewhere and try to think less about what happened today (but could I)

VeraNuVirgosFan
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:15 AM
Wow, this match was so close.

Certainly I wish Myskina was the one who won it.

But she does live up to her #3 ranking.

Good luck to her at the next tournament.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:21 AM
The next tournament is tomorrow. Anastasia is playing for an Olympic medal. It might be her only chance to win an Olympic medal.
I think she's going to play well tomorrow. She lost her composure today. She didn't play her steady baseline game.
Nastya will play good tennis tomorrow.

Nastyafan
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:32 AM
you are a happy fan gl, you have no emotion
i wish nastya being like you, then she will play and win
but i think she is heart-broken and doesn't sleep like me

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:39 AM
Nastya wants to win an Olympic medal. If she doesn't concentrate tomorrow, then she has no chance to win any medal.

Julia_08
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:18 AM
she's not done, she will go to the olympics in 4 years.. so peeps please, stop the negative... If nastya would see what some peeps wrote here, she would be so sad.... come on...let's wish her LUCK!

Daniel
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:11 AM
fucking shit, this sucks she was up 5-1 in the 3rd set and she lost it. She is just mentally weak. :sigh: Anastasia whyyyyyyyy? all the time ur fans support you and u let us down. I love you Nastya but this was ur match to win. Nastya cant lose matches like this, Next time she faces Juju this will play in her m ind and it looks ike Juju will dominate Nastya in the future :sad:

Nastya :sad: I hope u win the bronze and get over ith this Olympics. I hope u learned and take something positive out of this. Please go out thre and get the bronze medal coz being fourth is the wrst postion ever in the Olympics

Go Nastya :)

Daniel
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:12 AM
Thank you, Nastya for doing it to us. :mad: I am out of here and won't be back any time soon.. Have more important things and people to think about rather than waste my emotions on this crap. Losing this way to f@cking Cheatah of all people.. Now let the all moronic horde of her fans rejoice.. :fiery:

I agree with you . This is so much stress. We followher all the time , we suppor and cheer for her but losses like this are too painful :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

Daniel
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:15 AM
There are 16 majors before the next Olympics. I'm not sure which match is bigger.
I know playing JHH is tougher than playing Dementieva. This is definately Anastasia's biggest loss.
But she can follow it with a big win tomorrow. And earn her first Olympic medal.
I think her chances of gold are gone in her career. I agree with you a chance like this will never come to her again. I hope she takes bronze and put this behind her.

Daniel
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:17 AM
When Nastya won the French Open, she was playing steady. She went for some winners, but she was under control. She made her opponents beat her.
I think Nastya lost her composure at 5-1. She went for too many winners. She gave away too many points. Nastya let Justine back in the match.
The Olympics create a very pressure-filled situation. But you have to play to your strength. Nastya went wild with UE's. She doesn't play that style of game.
She is not anymore that player. After Roland Garros, her performance has been erratic and soemtimes mediocre (losing to Elena L and Frazier). I dont know what happened to hger, maybe it is presdure but she is not the top player she was months ago. Talking about early retirement, lawsuits, etc, have been the talk around her lately but not her tennis achievmeents. I hope she take some time out and re invent herself. Juju did it, si Nastya can too. I would liek to see Nastya having good results in the US Open. I would die if she wins but too early to put my emotions that high

Vamos Anastasia :hug: :smooch: :kiss:

Daniel
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:21 AM
Wow, this match was so close.

Certainly I wish Myskina was the one who won it.

But she does live up to her #3 ranking.

Good luck to her at the next tournament.
It is not about that i think . She is the best Russian, she had chances of getting into the final . I mean she was oe game away and she let it go. that is dissapointing. :sad:

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 09:12 AM
why people are you so mad against myskina? she lost!! so what!! she will learn from that lost... its sad, im sad, im angry,but do you imagine how much she is mad at herself? how much russia much be sad and mad? yeah it was painful, yeah she did some bad errors, but real fans DONT and WONT turn against her, wake up, lost exist, she still our #1, come on peeps.....

Yep...actually waking up is a good thing. I hope that you all a good sleep (ok...) and try to damn focuse on whatīs next now, which is actually a MEDAL for Nasyta. Is this so hard to understand? She didnīt win Gold or Silver and she never had a bigger chance to do that (this I still donīt get), but she still has a f****** big chance to get a medal and get up on the podium!!! The top three seeds on the podium, thatīs what I want to see now!!! WAKE UP!!!

...some of you certainly think that I am not that badly disappointed because my other fave made it, but it isnīt like that. I am pissed that she couldnīt serve that match out, totally pissed, but nontheless, Nastya had great results since her win at the FO...like I said I already, she reached the SF or better four times in a row now and weīre not only talking about some little tourneys, weīre talking about two Tier Is and now the Olympics!!!

I canīt believe that Julia_08 is the only one who sees this in a positive way or at least see something which is not dreadful bad. Go to the main board and youīll find out that there are a lot of people who feel not only sorry for her (people who never before felt sorry for anyone nor anything), but indeed there are a lot of members who actually recognize now what a great player she is...of course there are the occasional haters (GERMANBOY FUCK OFF!), but mainly the praises are high. For a lot of people sheīs even the better number two and the (if that happens) deserved and respected number one, the player who say that they would have no problems with if Justine lost her spot to her.

Come on, donīt let us down!!! :kiss: Ola, are at least still here?

nouf
Aug 21st, 2004, 09:21 AM
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Aug 21st, 2004, 09:43 AM
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Nastyafan
Aug 21st, 2004, 10:58 AM
I'm still her. Fine words Spunky, but belive me you can't sense whai is in our (especially my) soul and better don't even try.This's really the end of one dream, one delusion to us. This isn't only the end of our Olympic hopes but the demolition of my delusion that Nastya is among the very best players, that she ever will be there. If she had lost the second set that would have been the end of her and our Olympic dream but nothing more. Losing after 5-1 in the third is much more significant - it shows that she hasn't mentality of a bid champion and that loss will make the things even worse, it won't help in her next meeting with Justine or some other top players. Ys is too extreme but I'm afraid he is right as a whole. After the career-changin win in RG, maybe yesterday Nastya faced her career-changing loss.If you can't find strength and will to finish the match of your life (I believe she wanted that gold more than every next slam) then when? Don't tell me how great will be the bronze or how great was her performance last 2-3 months either - she met 2 top players and lost. That's a great performance for top 15 player, but not for the very best and we believed she was there. Would you or other Justine' fans be happy with these result of her? You said yesterday after 3-1 they began to pray and to declare how bad is Justine. I won't be happy with the bronze especially after the way she lost her gold opportunity, I can't be more sader than I'm now if she loses. I think Nastya feels the same (hope not) As I said I didn't lost my love, but the belief gone.
I said there are no positive ways to me in this loss. I don't need the pity of some posters in GM nor their crocodile tears nor 5-6 more votes in the poll " who deserves #1 more" I would prefer 5-6 more votes in the poll "who is the most undeserving #1". Now I guess that will never happen

-Em-
Aug 21st, 2004, 11:18 AM
It's funny guys...some of you seem to have a really short memory...d'you remember Nastya's performances b4 RG? For example the one at the German Open. They used to be very bad...It really looked bad. Honestly i was one of those who were kinda sceptical b4 the RG..And then suddenly she won a GS and every1's hopes and expectations got bigger and bigger...I think she has been having a very decent hard court season so far. Some of you are really too tough and strickt for her now. She's only a human. She can have her ups and downs. She was unlucky yesterday. IMO she has to get over her yesterday's loss as soon as possible and try to focus on her today's match. I know it's hard becoz she probably feels she let go a really big chance, but she's a pro tennis player..and she definitely should know how do to that...

I don't know how about you guys, but i still believe...

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 11:18 AM
Well...itīs your feelings and your opinion. I just think that Nastya needs all the support she can get right now (of course she canīt hear this), cause no matter what, there is a big match coming up and a big tourney.

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 11:25 AM
It's funny guys...some of you seem to have a really short memory...d'you remember Nastya's performances b4 RG? For example the one at the German Open. They used to be very bad...It really looked bad. Honestly i was one of tose who were kinda skeptic b4 the RG..And then suddenly she won a GS and every1's hopes and expectations got bigger and bigger...I think she has been having a very decent hard court season so far. Some of you are really too tough and strickt for her now. She's only a human. She can have her ups and downs. She was unlucky yesterday. IMO she has to get over her yesterday's loss as soon as possible and try to focus on her today's match. I know it's hard becoz she probably feels she let go a really big chance, but she's a pro tennis player..and she definitely should know how do to that...

I don't know how about you guys, but i still believe...

Yo Skaya, here you go;)...agree with you in every word. In my eyes Nastya is way better now then ever before. She sucked in Rome as well as in Berlin due to personal problems and a sucky game, but she got better, a lot better.
Sheīs number three now, for Godīs sake! She didnīt accidently get there. She choked (letīs just say it) yesterday like she often did against big names, but like Skaya said, she is a human and a tennis player. She has to deal with this loss and just go on and focuse on her future, itīs not the end of the world. I like her the way she is :D

Nastyafan
Aug 21st, 2004, 12:41 PM
It isn't the same.Berlin and Rome were regular tourneys, this was the biggest one after RG for the rest of her career. Then she wasn't the player she became after RG. At RG I expected 1rd loss against Molik and probably an eventual loss I would have accepted easily (as an eventual today's loss) But the appetite comes with the eating and I truly belived she could be the best. Yesterday my (and maybe her) belief and dream were crushed and that's the biggest difference between any other and this loss besides losing the gold. Yes she's a human but isn't a human Justine too. Why this always happens only with humans I love. Spunky said it too - she choked and it's the truth, the top players shouldn't choke like this even they are humans. Top players with a desire and a will to win should find a way to finish her opponent off not to cry. I said several times I love her even more the way she is too no matter what will happen but why should this my love be so painful?
.A decent hard court season - yes, but the decent seasons are for the decent players, I believed she was more than that. You believe ~Skaya~ but what? I belive she is the greatest personality on tour she has a beautiful game, she will have another great wins... but she is or will be the best(or consistently among the best) players... that belief I lost

Nastyafan
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:09 PM
ŦЯ отдала свой матчŧ

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Текст: Константин Бяльский, Афины. Фото: AP.

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Чемпионка ŦРолан Гаррос-2004ŧ Анастасия Мыскина уступила в полуфинале первой ракетке мира Жюстин Энен-Арденн. Это одно из самых обидных поражений российских спортсменов в Афинах.

До победы Насте оставалось сделать один шаг: в решающем третьем сете она вела на своей подаче -- 5:1, 5:3, но… После завершения матча теннисистка не могла сдержать слез. Однако, как истинный профессионал, пришла пообщаться с журналистами.


-- Вы можете объяснить, что произошло при счете 5:1?
-- Сама не понимаю, как счет стал сначала 5:3, затем 5:5. Говорят, что Жюстин рекламирует фирму, слоган которой звучит: "Невозможное возможно". Это как раз тот случай. Сейчас нужно просто успокоиться и попытаться проанализировать ошибки.

-- Вы плакали оттого, что проиграли в полуфинале, или оттого, что проиграли именно так?
-- Все обидно. Ведь фактически свой матч отдала. Согласитесь, было от чего расстроиться.

-- Бывали ли в вашей карьере случаи, когда вы уступали матч, ведя по ходу решающего сета 5:1?
-- В прошлом году на чемпионате мира WTA. И знаете, кто был моей соперницей? Жюстин. Просто роковая для меня соперница.

-- Сопоставимы ли поражения в полуфинале Олимпиады с неудачами на аналогичной стадии турниров "Большого шлема"?
-- Для меня Олимпиада была куда более привлекательным стимулом. Соревнования "Большого шлема" проводятся каждый год. Не выиграла сегодня -- в обозримом будущем есть возможность наверстать упущенное. Олимпиада -- совсем другое дело. Может быть, это были мои последние Игры.

-- Вам ведь всего 23, а Мартина Навратилова играет в Афинах в 48…
-- У меня кроме тенниса в жизни есть и иные приоритеты. Нельзя зацикливаться только на корте.

-- В одном из интервью вы говорили, что подобно Евгению Кафельникову хотите стать первой ракеткой мира, выиграть турнир "Большого шлема", Кубок федерации, Олимпиаду. Будете стремиться достичь всех этих высот?
-- Не только. Еще много чего хочу выиграть. Однако соперницы, как видите, тоже хотят. С Олимпиадой не получилось. Попробую взять реванш у теннисной судьбы на Кубке федерации, финал которого второй год подряд будет проходить в Москве.

-- Как вы относитесь к заявлениям многих теннисисток, а особенно -- теннисистов, что Олимпиада мешает целенаправленной подготовке к US Open?
-- Осуждать других не в праве. Равно как и комментировать их слова. Для меня играть за свою страну это высочайшая честь. Мечтала выиграть здесь "золото" для России.

-- В матче за "бронзу" у вас будет мотивация?
-- Конечно. Любая медаль на Олимпиаде почетна. Хотя о "бронзе" до розыгрыша последнего мяча в матче с бельгийкой даже думать не хотелось. Больше всего мечтала бы сейчас встретиться снова с Жюстин.

-- Присутствие на трибуне во время вашего матча президента МОК Жака Рогге, болевшего, естественно, за свою соотечественницу, не сказалось на ходе встречи?
-- Я даже в лицо его не знаю. Дело не в Рогге и не в Жюстин, а только во мне.

-- Во время матча вы все время что-то говорили после неудачных розыгрышей мяча. Не поделитесь секретом, что именно?
-- Ну, это точно не для печати.

Nastyafan
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:25 PM
Nastya sounds more optimistic than me. She still believes it's in her hand. Let's hope it isn't only a stock phrase and she really believes it. But once again she said that was her biggest dream, Poor Nastya

now i go

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:37 PM
No, no Justine is not human!!! lol Thanks Nfan for posting the interview...guess I have to torcher my translation program once again...

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 01:50 PM
I don't care if some fans are upset. Nastya has been playing her heart out against Vera, Lena L., and Justine.
Nastya is not capable of winning every match. No one is.
I want her to win this match, and win a medal. If she doesn't, she's still having her best year ever.
And she can still improve. She has to keep improving. Because many other players are improving.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 02:23 PM
Nastya can play well and still lose this bronze medal match. Molik beat her easily in Moscow, and was up a set and a break in the Frenh Open.
I want to see Nastya on the medal stand with JHH and Mauresmo. She belongs with them.
They're the three best players at this tournament.

the cat
Aug 21st, 2004, 02:58 PM
Excellent posts Nasyafan. You speak from the heart.

I think some of forget how far Myskina has come in recent months. ys may be right about his predictions first about Safin and now about Myskina. But I have much more faith in Anastasia than I do Marat because she competes better and women's tennis unlike men's tennis has alot of easy matches for Ana to win. And that will keep Ana from having the kind of slump that has hit Safin. Marat has looked lost since his first round loss at Wimbledon. It's so hard for him to get back to the top of men's tennis. Anastasia on the other hand will remain a top women's player for the next couple of years because she has the kind of game that gives power players problems.

ys might be right about how Nastya used some of her valuable enregy playing in Sopot right before the Olympics. But there is no way to guage what playing Sopot cost Ana. And our Olga got to meet Nastya in Sopot and that was nice.

Winning the bronze medal might not seem so good to Myskina now. But some day she will look back on that bronze medal and be happy she has it. The problem is Alicia Molik is huge and has a huge serve and plays Nastya very tough. Anastasia will have to play some fine tennis to beat Molik and win the bronze medal in Athens and I hope she does. Udachi Anastasia! :bounce:

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:15 PM
I think Nastya is playing for an Olympic medal now. But I can't find a live score site.

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:17 PM
I think Nastya is playing for an Olympic medal now. But I can't find a live score site.

Someone is actually here!!! WOW!!!

http://www.nbcolympics.com/results/5045914/detail.html little bit weird now, but it works out pretty fine usually;)...donīt mind the Gonzalez thing,...

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:19 PM
yeah i'm here spunky... i'm just pissed off there not showing this on tv live.....

they're showing the men's bronze medal match ofcourse because there is an american in it..... :fiery:

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:20 PM
2 double faults in her first game.... oh crap....

i hope she has her head on straight today..... any win will be nice nastya... we just want you to win a medal....

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:32 PM
not good
Nasty 2-5 :(

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:33 PM
Molik leads 5-2. Even when Nastya's playing well, Molik is a tough match.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:37 PM
Now 3-5. Another score link -
http://www.athens2004.com/en/TennisWomen/results?rsc=TEW001102&frag=TEW001102_C73A

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:42 PM
Molik up 6-3.

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:47 PM
yeah... nastya isn't ready to play today.... maybe she can tough this one out....

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:48 PM
she hasn't even come to the net.... :(

come on nastya... you gotta fight this one out... we know you're tired and disappointed but you can still get a bronze medal!

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:50 PM
anyone want to chat in here??

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Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:52 PM
anyone want to chat in here??

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Iīll go...why not?

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:54 PM
Molik up a break 2-1.

saab95
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:55 PM
It wouldn't be long today.
Nastya has only 1 bp in the first game and that's all.
3-6 0-2 :sad:

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 03:58 PM
2-2... nastya is waking up

saab95
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:05 PM
Nastya stopped with UE
Alicia began
Yesterday Nastya made strike 8/9 in 2-3 sets.
She can when she really wants to win.

Stephieva
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:12 PM
OMG...Ana..ya must break here...:shout:
Plz :bowdown:

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:14 PM
It's over 6-3, 6-4. No Olympic medal for Nastya.
She has to move past this, and prepare for the US Open.

Stephieva
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:16 PM
OMG...:crying2:
She must be very hurt last night..:sad:

-Em-
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:20 PM
Damn it...Yesterday's match must have cost her a lot...
You can't win a match having like 35 UE and only 16 winners...
Hope she'll get over these two losses and prepares well to the USO...

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:22 PM
Hmmm....feeling a little bit numb right now, again speechless, but not as bad as yesterday (I guess the match yesterday not only tired her out mentally, but also me).

Gooooood luck for the USO!!!

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:23 PM
Nastya :sad: :sad:
so close to a GOLD/SILVER and nothing :sad: :bigcry:

she better be angry and take it out in New York and go along way :)
nastya be prepared :)

Nastya's sister
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:32 PM
Yeah, now we all have to get over this - all of her fans and Nastya herself. She'll be back! Hopefully, she'll do really, really well in U.S. Open!

Whatever happens, I'll always be a fan!

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:39 PM
yes.... poor nastya... :awww:

i hope she can hurry up and get pissed at herself and then recover for the u.s. open and come out with a vengeance.... we know nastya is going to be upset for a while, it's impossible for her not to be.... i mean look at us. i'm distraught and i wasn't the one that blew the 5-1 lead. she again knows she can beat henin and anyone she plays so she should look at that as the bright side. we know she can win the open and i still believe she can get the #1 ranking..... might be a bit farther into the future then we expected but nastya is still a fighter and she won't go down easy.
Don't worry about the medal nastya..... we know you gave it your all but were just unable to close it out when it mattered.... just redeem yourself, we know you will. :)

udachi nastya!!!! :drink: :drink: :drink:

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:40 PM
Molik beat Myskina and Dementieva. She deserves the bronze.
Nastya needs to get her focus back. And play well in New York. The rest of the tour doesn't feel sorry for Nastya.
They want to play her now, while she's struggling. Nastya has to be tough. And fight.

deckham
Aug 21st, 2004, 04:44 PM
Hmmm....feeling a little bit numb right now, again speechless, but not as bad as yesterday (I guess the match yesterday not only tired her out mentally, but also me).

Gooooood luck for the USO!!!
ditto spunky..... numb from shock, disbelief, and sympathy for nastya.

i'm at a loss for words.... :bigcry:

i just need to go give her a big hug... :hug: :angel:

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 05:38 PM
"I wasn't able to recover because I think I gave everything last night. Emotionally, I was drained," Myskina said before praising Molik. "She (Molik) has improved a lot. I mean, I played her last year and I beat her really easy. "Since that, she has improved her serve, her baseline strokes. I guess she's become a really aggressive player, and that's really good for her."

Spunky83
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:49 PM
Now with the easy win of Justine over Momo, I am even more sad about Nastyaīs loss...the match yesterday was worth the final and damn Nastya was soo close...I am both all smiles and tears.

Justine just lost just one set and that was against my other fave! Having said earlier that Iīd love to see my two faves match-up, Iīll regret it now...it was worse, great match or not. US Open...please not again in the same half!

Julia_08
Aug 21st, 2004, 08:56 PM
Im sure Nastya will take her revenge... and she will DO IT !!!!!!!!
i still love you Nastya!!! #1!!!!

the cat
Aug 21st, 2004, 09:37 PM
I hope Anastasia can recover. Tennis can be a brutally tough sport and her heartbreraking loss to Henin in the Olympic semifinals has had to hurt her more than any loss in her career. :sad:

I hope she doesn't pick up a tennis racquet for a few days so she can get her excruciatingly painful Olympic loss out of her system.

It was a horrendous Olympic tennis tournament for Russia. :( Besides Myskina nly a couple of of Russian tennis players distinguished themselves with their play. A couple days ago I was hoping for an all Russina Olympic gold medal match between Myskina and Kuznetsova. And for Russia to not end up with any tennis medals for is surprising and dissapointing to say the least.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 09:50 PM
Losing a match that you led 5-1 in the third can't be a good experience. And then losing your only chance for a medal the next day.
The last 2 days have not been good for Nastya. But you can't sit around feeling sorry for yourself all day.
When Nastya won the French Open, she had to move on, and get ready for Wimbledon.
Now Nastya has to move from this bad experience. And try to play her best tennis in NYC.
No one is going to let Nastya win. She has to earn every win she gets.

the cat
Aug 21st, 2004, 09:57 PM
I hope Nastya reacts to this devastating loss the way you want her too, GL. :) She needs to move forward and play well the rest of the year.

saab95
Aug 21st, 2004, 10:29 PM
There was very good conversation in ATHENS ntv+ studio between Vasja Utkin & Nastya.
The main thing : Nastya is O.K.
She said she gave all she had yesterday
but one bad moment she remembered last year's lost to justine from almost the same score.
She said she has purposes:She got GS but hasn't FC & Olympics.
If she won yesterday she doesn't play USO! She said Olympics is more important for her.
Nastya was very very nice & Vasja said good example to her.
France lost to Germany in 1982. Many people like France football still.
Not only winners are Children's heroes.

goldenlox
Aug 21st, 2004, 10:37 PM
Even winners don't win every contest. JHH was in this year's French Open.

Don't you dare skip the US Open. We need every top Russian there. And you're the Russian #1.

goldenlox
Aug 22nd, 2004, 12:17 AM
http://us.news1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/rids/20040821/i/r2022289128.jpg Sat Aug 21,12:23 PM ET
Russia's Anastasia Myskina waves to crowd after she lost at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games August 21, 2004. Australia's Alicia Molik beat Anastasia by 6-3 6-4 to take bronze medal.

goldenlox
Aug 22nd, 2004, 12:21 AM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040821/capt.olyten10708211553.greece_olympics_tennis_olyt en107.jpg Sat Aug 21,11:55 AM EThttp://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/us/nws/p/ap120.gif (http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/brand/SIG=br2v03/*http://www.ap.org)
Anastasia Myskina of Russia, reacts during the bronze medal singles match against Alicia Molik of Australia, at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004. Molik won the match 6-3, 6-4

goldenlox
Aug 22nd, 2004, 05:39 AM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20040821/capt.olyten10408211544.greece_olympics_tennis_olyt en104.jpg Sat Aug 21,11:46 AM EThttp://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/us/nws/p/ap120.gif (http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/ap/brand/SIG=br2v03/*http://www.ap.org)
Anastasia Myskina of Russia, returns the ball to Alicia Molik of Australia during the Women's Tennis Singles bronze medal match at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004. Molik won the match 6-3, 6-4.

Daniel
Aug 22nd, 2004, 07:08 AM
Nastya :sad: i expected this, them atch with JUju was just too much

I wonder if she will be in top form for the USO, these last 2mathces have taken so much of her mentally and phisically.
Come on Nastya, rest and be ready for the USO :) :hug:

Daniel
Aug 22nd, 2004, 07:09 AM
Thanks for the pics GL :)

Spunky83
Aug 22nd, 2004, 12:57 PM
There was very good conversation in ATHENS ntv+ studio between Vasja Utkin & Nastya.
The main thing : Nastya is O.K.
She said she gave all she had yesterday
but one bad moment she remembered last year's lost to justine from almost the same score.
She said she has purposes:She got GS but hasn't FC & Olympics.
If she won yesterday she doesn't play USO! She said Olympics is more important for her.
Nastya was very very nice & Vasja said good example to her.
France lost to Germany in 1982. Many people like France football still.
Not only winners are Children's heroes.

Did she really say she wouldnīt have played the USopen if she had reached the final? Uhhhhh....

One another thing...we talked about how funny she became in her post-match interviews, I couldnīt believe that she even "joked" after her loss to Justine:

Q. Obviously, we can see you're extremely upset. You've said so. How are you going to get yourself back up for the bronze medal playoff?

ANASTASIA MYSKINA: That's the hardest part because we never did this, you know. Usually in tennis, when you lose, you go home. It's something new, so I should get used to it. I'll just maybe going to party right now and then I will be okay to play tomorrow.

So, actually how drunk have you been the night before your bronze medal match?!? Sorry, that was my special kind of humor ( :tape: )...
Hehe, that party-thing is just as good as J-Capīs "I won, didnīt I?" after her SF match against a particular Justine H-H at the US Openī04.

Justine is the one to beat, always said that, but no one believes me!

cool_olga
Aug 22nd, 2004, 07:58 PM
Ahh Nastya...
Thanks for your effort there. You're great no matter what :)

Spunky83
Aug 22nd, 2004, 10:56 PM
Ahh...finally iīve made it and I saw a few points from that SF. Thereīs actually a Belgian channel which has several summaries of Justineīs matches online, so IF you wanna watch (3 Minutes of important points), follow this link here:

http://skynet.rtbf.be/index.html?page=reportages&pq=medium&pj=1694&pr=9863&parag=rep9863

and then thereīs the setpoint of Nastya in the second:

http://skynet.rtbf.be/index.html?page=reportages&pq=medium&pj=1674&pr=9839&parag=rep9839

Ok...I am sorry if anyone doesnīt want to see that, but like Ola said, it was a great effort, thatīs for sure and I think the points show that.

And I am still try to get a copy of that match, so if someone has it, please tell me!

goldenlox
Aug 23rd, 2004, 04:22 AM
Last year Nastya lost a QF to JHH at the US Open. This year, Nastya will probably be seeded #4.
A QF is an excellent result at a major. If Nastya can repeat that this year, she's doing fine.

bubble
Aug 23rd, 2004, 10:19 AM
Quote:
Q. Obviously, we can see you're extremely upset. You've said so. How are you going to get yourself back up for the bronze medal playoff?

ANASTASIA MYSKINA: That's the hardest part because we never did this, you know. Usually in tennis, when you lose, you go home. It's something new, so I should get used to it. I'll just maybe going to party right now and then I will be okay to play tomorrow.
Noo.. nastya... do not be like Marat! :mad: :p

saab95
Aug 23rd, 2004, 10:33 AM
[QUOTE=Spunky83]Did she really say she wouldnīt have played the USopen if she had reached the final? Uhhhhh....

Yes, she really said.
She feels Olympics is more important for HER than GS after RG.
She said she doesn't agree with Marat's words about Olympics.

Daniel
Aug 23rd, 2004, 10:39 AM
yep she might be seeeded #4 for the USO. Vamos Nastya , get ready to win tur second major :D

cool_olga
Aug 23rd, 2004, 11:53 AM
If she won yesterday she doesn't play USO!
Sometimes Nastya's thoughts and plans really shock me :eek:
She's funny, not to play USO. Maybe that's why I like her so much.
It's strange she had to play one more match if she lost anyways, and she has week rest.

But anyways, we should support her now :) No bad words about Olympics. She'll be great at USO I am sure.

goldenlox
Aug 23rd, 2004, 12:12 PM
If Nastya won the gold medal, she might have retired. She would have a major and a gold medal.
This might keep Nastya in the sport longer.
I wanted Nastya to win the gold. I want her to do well in all her tournaments.

cool_olga
Aug 23rd, 2004, 12:15 PM
We'll see. As i said nastya's decisions are sometimes shocking. I just hope she will stay at this sport for some more time.

goldenlox
Aug 23rd, 2004, 12:29 PM
The more success you have, the more pressure there is to maintain your postion. Nastya's in the top 5.
A lot of good players want to be in the top 5. And win a major. This is a tough job. But Nastya has improved every year.
I want her to defend her French Open title next year. With Justine and Kim back, it will be a tremendous tournament.

cool_olga
Aug 23rd, 2004, 01:29 PM
The US Open will also be tough. Now with Justine. But now Williams are not best form. This year is bit strange with all those injuries. I think next year will be tougher but Nastya still can improve till next year like she has been doing till now. Maybe she will work on her serve. If she doesn't get broken so many times she will be even more difficult to play.

Spunky83
Aug 23rd, 2004, 03:55 PM
We'll see. As i said nastya's decisions are sometimes shocking. I just hope she will stay at this sport for some more time.

Q. Prior to the Olympics, there were some rumors that these Olympics might be your last. You will retire after these.

ANASTASIA MYSKINA: Well, yes, I did mention this. I even said that I definitely will continue playing to win the gold in four years. I can't say that now. I mean, I don't know. Maybe in the next two years, upcoming two years, I'm going to achieve a lot and then I won't need to wait until the next Olympics.


Youīll never know, she always changes her mind...so letīs see ;)

goldenlox
Aug 23rd, 2004, 04:39 PM
Al least she said 2 more years. Anastasia is in the top 5. There's no reason to retire.
She worked for years to reach this level. She should enjoy her successes.
If she retires, other girls will win those titles, and make those millions.

cool_olga
Aug 23rd, 2004, 05:45 PM
Nastya please stay long time :angel:
I can't imagine being tennis fan without her now...
If she can reach no.1 though I think she would think about retire but as Marat said, when you are no. 1 and winning slams you want to go on not quit because then you can regret but Nastya seems to have different opinion about this.

And that's funny too, she always changes her mind, you never know what to expect. At least she goes to US Open now, I hope it's sure :p

* Every actor dreams about a role of his life. As a sportsmen, do you think about any particular moment or achievment after which you can say ' Okay, I'm done'?

AM - It's a Grand Slam and Olympics. As soon as you achieve your goals, maybe no. 1, definitely you want to be no. 1. Then you can finish with good feelings in your heart.
MS - No, I think it is a bit different story. It's not the same like actors. They can do movies and movies and movies. Tennis is different story. It's short career, short period of life. The decision to finish this career is when you start to have other priorities - families, different things you want to do, you're tired of travelling or something that makes big difference in your life and makes you don't want to play anymore. If you win a Grand Slam you want to continue playing because your tide is coming, you can do everything. If you also achieve no. 1 you don't want to just stop because you achieve no. 1, then you will regret. You want to play untill you have other priorities, that's my opinion.

Spunky83
Aug 23rd, 2004, 06:40 PM
So...ok, Nastya wonīt have a satisfied life without having won a GS (done!), Olympics (no) and being no.1 for some time (no)...basically, she will stay...uhhh...letīs say a "few" years.

Itīs time to have a little bit of fun again, so guys...cheer up, I see the next big win coming very soon! I know it!!! Trust me;)

You know what I think is funny? After she won the FO, everyone said she didnīt deserve to be a slam winner and number one or whatever has to do with the word "deserve" just because of her easy final there, but now after she lost in a very very cool fashion ( :tape: ), sheīs suddenly a top top player. I think this is funny! ...no need to answer to this in a serious way, just wanted to notice that. Itīs interesting...

and one question to you guys about mbyole...what a freak is that??? He scares me! :eek: I am not used to have people who donīt like me :sad:

Have a nice day!

cool_olga
Aug 23rd, 2004, 07:24 PM
mbyole? haven't heard :rolleyes:

Nastya sure deserved it. Last season and this season she was the one who gave Henin hard times. Two three setters, dramatic and not known who wins till the end, one day she will finally win with her, she's so close.

But now USO coming, she can prove everything to the group of people who don't believe she's top player. btw, our Eurosport commentator before San Diego final said she won FO but he still isn't 'convinced' to her...:(

What will we do without Nastya this week :rolleyes:
I am making few new galleries on site at least to keep something happening :p

Mr. Myskina
Aug 23rd, 2004, 10:08 PM
i wonder what she is gonna do after she wins the USO? i would never watch any tennis again if i couldnt see her beautiful face killing other opponents!

cool_olga
Aug 23rd, 2004, 10:26 PM
I would but it wouldn't be the same...
But let's stop this crap, she is playing and she is going to win many titles :)

cool_olga
Aug 24th, 2004, 12:57 AM
Hope to see her like this, always :)

http://www.anastasia-myskina.com/gfx/nastya.jpg

If you want to see pic of Nastya and Epigone (Martin) go here http://www.anastasia-myskina.com/main/gallery/nastyafans/index.htm

Daniel
Aug 24th, 2004, 09:19 AM
I want her to be around more years, I want her to win more GS , and be #1 and enjoy so much success . Vamos Nastya :hug: :kiss: Thanks Olga for the pic :)

Daniel
Aug 24th, 2004, 09:44 AM
I think when USO 03 points come off Nastya and Momo will have a chance to be #1 after the USO , I hope Nastya does well :)

cool_olga
Aug 24th, 2004, 11:29 AM
I think Juju will defend her no.1 position. She's in Aussie form now, she's too good. But Nastya can be no.2.

If anybody interested seeing Nastya's wta profile pics in good quality go here (http://www.anastasia-myskina.com/main/gallery/wtaprofile/index.htm)

or nastya's autographs here (http://www.anastasia-myskina.com/main/gallery/autographs/index.htm)

Spunky83
Aug 24th, 2004, 12:01 PM
I think Juju will defend her no.1 position. She's in Aussie form now, she's too good. But Nastya can be no.2.

If anybody interested seeing Nastya's wta profile pics in good quality go here (http://www.anastasia-myskina.com/main/gallery/wtaprofile/index.htm)

or nastya's autographs here (http://www.anastasia-myskina.com/main/gallery/autographs/index.htm)

U know whatīs funny? Itīs a pity that she doesnīt write her old (full) autograph anymore, she did that when she started at the tour. But that means more autographs for everybody;)

One question: How the hell can Nastya sit on chairs with her feets bent like this? I always have to laugh when I see that :D ...sorry, couldnīt find a more "appropriate" pic

cool_olga
Aug 24th, 2004, 06:49 PM
What's strange in that?? That's normal way of sitting for me. I can't like sit with my feet turned out, dunno.

t_fan
Aug 24th, 2004, 06:59 PM
I think Nastya won't retire at least in a couple of years. The analogy between Marat's AO'04 loss and Nastya's SF loss is inaccurate. Both lost but Marat had no chance, Nastya blew it herself. She said her biggest mistake was recalling her loss to JHH at YEC from the same score. Hadn't she allowed this to get into her head, she'd have at least silver medal. There's some pride hurt and Nastya is ambitious. She seems to be strong and mature enough to be destroyed even by these losses at Olympics. I've got an impression she'll play at least one more Olympics if she manages to maintain a top position for the next 4 years.

cool_olga
Aug 24th, 2004, 07:38 PM
That make sense. She will be just 27, most players play this age.
Nastya can now be in USO semis at leat, and then we'll see. Maybe she can be even no.3 seed and without the toughest opponent. Davenport withdrew from new haven with wrist injury. Don't wish her not playing US Open though.

goldenlox
Aug 24th, 2004, 07:42 PM
Nastya should be #4, after Justine, Serena, and Amelie. Unless the organizers move Lindsay to #4.
I'll be happy with a QF. A SF appearance would be awesome.

deckham
Aug 24th, 2004, 08:13 PM
What's strange in that?? That's normal way of sitting for me. I can't like sit with my feet turned out, dunno.
she's just pigeon toed..... that's all... when she is lining up waiting on a serve her feet are pointed slightly in as well... that's all..... a few of friends are pigeon-toed as well... it's just the natural way that her feet go.

are you pigeon-toed too olga??? :)

deckham
Aug 24th, 2004, 08:15 PM
finals for our nastya.... i'd love to see nastya beat either 2 of these four along the way.... henin, serena, davenport, and mauresmo... and beat either serena or davenport in the final..... :) :drink:

Spunky83
Aug 24th, 2004, 09:06 PM
she's just pigeon toed..... that's all... when she is lining up waiting on a serve her feet are pointed slightly in as well... that's all..... a few of friends are pigeon-toed as well... it's just the natural way that her feet go.

are you pigeon-toed too olga??? :)

pigeon-toed, do you really call it that way? Itīs a fun description for it. Yeah, I think I have only non pigeon-toes friends then...

Mr. Myskina
Aug 24th, 2004, 11:15 PM
serena sucks im from america and i dont like her, venus, or their jerk dad
hes such a punk
i love you nastya

Daniel
Aug 25th, 2004, 09:39 AM
serena sucks im from america and i dont like her, venus, or their jerk dad
hes such a punk
i love you nastya
I agree :yeah:

Vamos Nastya, seeded #4 , now i wish she gets an easy draw :D :bounce: :kiss:

cool_olga
Aug 25th, 2004, 11:11 AM
are you pigeon-toed too olga???
Yeah I am pigeon-toed as you call it :rolleyes: Don't laugh, what can I do...

i'd love to see nastya beat either 2 of these four along the way.... henin, serena, davenport, and mauresmo
She sure can beat Mauresmo and Serena we don't know what form she is, but she can beat her. To beat Henin is just one small step, and Davenport..we'll see if she plays.

t_fan
Aug 25th, 2004, 11:23 AM
...To beat Henin is just one small step, and Davenport..we'll see if she plays.
She said in her recent interview that she's sure she can beat any player but Davenport.

cool_olga
Aug 25th, 2004, 01:36 PM
Because she sure can beat anybody, she's able to do that. But to beat any of these four players in semifinal of grand slam, that's different story, it's more difficult and when you do this it means much more. I hope Nastya can do it. Can't wait to see the main draw, hope she isn't in Davenport's half.

goldenlox
Aug 25th, 2004, 07:04 PM
Nastya will have to play Lindsay or Venus in the quarters -

Anastasia Myskina RUS (4) v. Ludmila Cervanova SVK
Barbara Schett AUT v. Qualifier
Barbora Strycova CZE v. Anabel Medina Garrigues ESP
Silvija Talaja CRO v. Eleni Daniilidou GRE (29)

Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi ISR (24) v. Shinobu Asagoe JPN
Tina Pisnik SLO v. Jill Craybas USA
Dally Randriantefy MAD v. Jessica Kirkland USA
Qualifier v. Paola Suarez ARG (13)

goldenlox
Aug 25th, 2004, 07:51 PM
Cervanova beat Elena Bovina in the US Open last year. So Anastasia has to be ready. One match at a time.

cool_olga
Aug 25th, 2004, 10:36 PM
This is not the best draw honesty. First Babsi who can always cause you some problems, then Eleni, Suarez can be bit difficult too. But the worst is Lindsay in qyarters. Venus also always plays very well at US Open. Again Nastya was given very tough draw...

goldenlox
Aug 25th, 2004, 10:53 PM
It's not a tough draw until the quarters. Nastya has the toughest QF among the top 4 seeds.
But let's get to the quarters first. Then we'll worry about Davenport.

cool_olga
Aug 25th, 2004, 11:31 PM
But French Open she had one of worst quarters also, against great playing on clay Venus, so we'll see.
Udachi Nastya! :)

goldenlox
Aug 25th, 2004, 11:39 PM
Nastya still has a chance to be world #1. She has to reach the final, and not lose to Mauresmo.
But I don't think Nastya will be on tv until the quarters. There are no other big names in her section.

Daniel
Aug 26th, 2004, 06:55 AM
i hate this draw, :( pfffff Venus or Linds in QF, that is the most difficult quarter

Good luck Nastya :) :hug:

Daniel
Aug 26th, 2004, 07:16 AM
I wish Linds or venus lose early ;) and Nastya gets easy to the QF :bounce: :worship:

cool_olga
Aug 26th, 2004, 10:52 AM
Sometimes when the situation will be that there will be no othr matches..maybe we will se one or two games of her. Though Eurosport doesn't show Nastya at all. Last year luckily they showed tiebreak of her and I don't remember who but it was early match. We have to hope that with some luck they will show bit of her :rolleyes:

goldenlox
Aug 26th, 2004, 11:23 AM
It's true that Mauresmo has a better draw. But Nastya has to go one match at a time.
If she gets to the quarters, any more wins makes this a great tournament.

Nastyafan
Aug 26th, 2004, 12:40 PM
Hi people. I'm back. I tried to live several days far away from the net, almost without TV and to forget this nightmare last Friday but it didn't pan out. Even worse, the bad mood didn't leave me at all and I wasn't able to explain the reason, how could non-fans understand it?
I see the good mood has returned here but I'm still too upset. I still think this loss was the worst thing that could have happened. A loss to 0 0 is much easier to forget -she was joking with her loss to Davenport but I doubt she will ever find something funny here. I would prefer even an injury - it can be cured but the mentally injuries stick in the mind forever. Only a big immediate triumph could cure her pain but I doubt it will happen at USO. Will she have any motivation only a week after losing the dream of her life? She has never put the winnig of many slams among her priorities, could she replace Olympics with slams now? And I don't understand her logic about not playing USO if she had won and playing now. I guess the reason is the anger, the desire for revenge, in her interview after SF she said she wants another match with Henih. But I don't think the anger is the best friend of Nastya, she had her successes when she was calm, not angry. And to reach her revenge she will have to pass Davenport, the only player who intimidates her. Again no luck for Nastya with the draw - could be worse? I'm not religious but I begin believing that there is a tennis god who is Momo's fan and Nastya's hater. Probably he has decided that Nastya had enough luck at RG and he sends awful draws, schedules, unlucky netcords, rain...But I can't believe a god could be so ill- disposed towards the nicest girl on tour, it should be a bisexual evil spirit.:devil:
Anyway I have no big expectacions here. But I haven't before RG either. Maybe Nastya will surprise us pleasantly again.:rolleyes:

goldenlox
Aug 26th, 2004, 01:45 PM
Anastasia is playing because she's a professional tennis player. You don't stop playing because of a bad loss.
McEnroe still talks about being up 2 sets against Lendl in the '84 FO final. But be won '84 Wimbledon.
After his 1980 5 set loss to Borg, he won the US Open.
You don't crawl into the fetal position if you have a bad loss. Not if you're a champion.



Anastasia Myskina
Rank: 3
There was a time when "Mysya," as she is called in Russia, could walk around Moscow incognito. Not today. The first Russian woman to win a grand slam (at Roland Garros this spring), this green-eyed champ, 23, is an international celeb. (A braless photo in GQ may have helped.) After defeating Dementieva in the French Open final, the two scored a tęte-ā-tęte with Russia's President Vladimir Putin. She's also a cheerleader for her countrywomen: "Finally we're here and we can prove that we can win, as well," she says.

cool_olga
Aug 26th, 2004, 04:29 PM
Mysya, that's nickname I haven't heard before, interesting.
Gosh this GQ pics seems to follow her everywhere, stop it finally people! Give this girl a break :mad:

N-fan, pls don't be so mad about this loss. Nastya has suffered enough herself. Maybe it will even motivate her, we'll see. As GL said, one match at the time. QF will be fine and if she can pass it will be great.

Nastyafan
Aug 26th, 2004, 06:44 PM
Of course a professional tennis player doesn't stop playing after a bad loss, but does he stop after a big win? And Nastya said she wouldn't have played USO if she had won. The reasons for playing bother me.
I'm no longer mad Ola, the past can't be changed, but I'm still sad and somewhat deprived of faith for the future. Maybe looking in that way it will be easier to me to meet eventual future disappointments. But if my fears prove groundless I will be very very happy to take back my words.

goldenlox
Aug 26th, 2004, 07:59 PM
A top player is going to play other top players in big matches.
They win some, and lose some. Nastya won the French Open, didn't win an Olympic medal.
JHH never won Wimbledon, just like Lendl. That's top level tennis. Sampras never won the French.

cool_olga
Aug 26th, 2004, 08:06 PM
Everything will be clear at US Open. But I think Nastya isn't one of those who give up after one disappointment. Just like year end champs, she had huge chance both against Henin and Capriati and lost both. After in break she trained even more, got bit stronger physicly and improved a lot. After bad Wimbledon she had great Fed Cup and San Diego. Now after not best Olympics she will have good US Open.

Nastyafan
Aug 26th, 2004, 09:34 PM
I hope you are right. But Nastya had never suffered a similar loss. She wanted the Olympic gold more than everything else for herself and for her country. She almost touched it, but suddenly Justine who doesn't care about her country (she never plays FC), who entered Olympics maybe more as a preparation for USO, remembered that she hates to lose and stealed almost the touched dream from Nastya. I think these thoughts are in Nastya's mind too, terefore she wants a revenge, maybe it's her new goal. But it's never easy to replace one dream with another so quickly. Look at her face in the bronze medal match, i have never seen so much despair in her glance.Two weeks weren't enough for Nastya after her triumph in RG, will only one week be enough after the heartbreaking loss?

Daniel
Aug 27th, 2004, 08:03 AM
I wish Mysya is ready to win the USO , and beat Juju or any top players in her way

Vamos Mysya , revenge is sweet, your fans always will support you :worship: :D :bounce:

Daniel
Aug 27th, 2004, 08:20 AM
I think Mysya will have a good tournament here. After that bad loss in Athens, she must be focus and determined to win every match and hopefully to win her second major :)

Daniel
Aug 27th, 2004, 08:27 AM
Bte, a non tennis comment: One of the guys form the South Africna hocke team in Athens showed a tshirt in whcih he got a lot of sig of famous athletes, He said eh goit one form : a beautiful tennis woman, called Myskina. I saw the sig on TV. I think it was nice :o He is a hockey player who loves Nastya and tennis :yeah:

cool_olga
Aug 27th, 2004, 11:00 AM
Hahahaaaa, sorry I am writing this here but can't stop :p
Have just got tape with Russian tv show with Nastya. She was singing there! Lol, even though I didn't understand almost anything it was so funny, Nastya singing, interesting thing to see :lol:
Bravo Nastya! :yeah:

Nastyafan
Aug 27th, 2004, 12:32 PM
Lol. Nastya singing. :eek: That's very interesting. I would like to see and hear that. Did she sign in tune? I guess so, she has a sonorous voice and she is a perfectionist , she wouldn't have sung in a show if she sang out of tune.:singer:
Only I wonder whether she is in a mood to sing now:unsure:

cool_olga
Aug 27th, 2004, 12:45 PM
Hehe, she wasn't that bad ;) But it was really funny. I wish I could take it to comouter but haven't got that kind of things that could do that unfortunately.

Another interesting thing, she was dressed like not her. She always wears jeans we all know what she thinks about her legs. Here she was wearing jeans mini! Looked very nice.
The only thing I understood from there was that she doesn't like loosing and loves winning, was similar words like polish wygrywac and przegrywac so this one thing I understood :p

cool_olga
Aug 27th, 2004, 12:51 PM
And about her mood to sing now. Why not? She is now at home, with friends, family, boyfriend, one week in whole year not happen that often.

I don't know if it was just my imagination but during one training I though like she drawed heard on court with her raquet. She misses her b/f and family. It's good week for her now.

goldenlox
Aug 27th, 2004, 12:53 PM
Nastya has a good draw to work her way into the tournament. Maybe Davenport has a wrist problem.
First Nastya has to get to the quarters.

Anastasia Myskina RUS (4) v. Ludmila Cervanova SVK
Barbara Schett AUT v. Qualifier
Barbora Strycova CZE v. Anabel Medina Garrigues ESP
Silvija Talaja CRO v. Eleni Daniilidou GRE (29)

Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi ISR (24) v. Shinobu Asagoe JPN
Tina Pisnik SLO v. Jill Craybas USA
Dally Randriantefy MAD v. Jessica Kirkland USA
Qualifier v. Paola Suarez ARG (13)