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TheBoiledEgg
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:13 AM
Main Draw
3 USA CAPRIATI, JENNIFER F 1
4 BEL CLIJSTERS, KIM F 2
6 FRA MAURESMO, AMELIE F 3
7 USA SELES, MONICA F 4
8 SVK HANTUCHOVA, DANIELA F 5
9 YUG DOKIC, JELENA 6
10 USA DAVENPORT, LINDSAY F 7
12 RUS MYSKINA, ANASTASIA F 8
13 USA RUBIN, CHANDA R F 9
14 BUL MALEEVA, MAGDALENA F 10
15 SUI SCHNYDER, PATTY F 11
16 ITA FARINA ELIA, SILVIA F 12
17 ISR PISTOLESI, ANNA F 13
18 FRA DECHY, NATHALIE F 14
19 RUS DEMENTIEVA, ELENA F 15
20 GRE DANIILIDOU, ELENI F 16
21 USA STEVENSON, ALEXANDRA F 17
22 RSA COETZER, AMANDA F 18
23 RUS BOVINA, ELENA F 19
24 RUS PANOVA, TATIANA F 20
25 JPN SUGIYAMA, AI F 21
26 LUX KREMER, ANNE F 22
27 ARG SUAREZ, PAOLA F 23
28 USA RAYMOND, LISA F 24
29 ARG FERNANDEZ, CLARISA F 25
30 CRO MAJOLI, IVA 26
31 SVK HUSAROVA, JANETTE F 27
32 THA TANASUGARN, TAMARINE F 28
33 USA SHAUGHNESSY, MEGHANN F 29
34 SLO SREBOTNIK, KATARINA F 30
35 ITA SCHIAVONE, FRANCESCA F 31
36 SUI MIKAELIAN, MARIE-GAIANEH F 32
37 ESP MARTINEZ, CONCHITA F 33
38 AUT SCHETT, BARBARA F 34
39 RUS LIKHOVTSEVA, ELENA F 35
40 USA FRAZIER, AMY F 36
41 CZE BEDANOVA, DAJA F 37
42 RUS KOURNIKOVA, ANNA F 38
43 RUS ZVONAREVA, VERA F 39
45 RUS KUZNETSOVA, SVETLANA F 40
46 USA GRANVILLE, LAURA F 41
47 ESP SERNA, MAGUI F 42
48 ITA GRANDE, RITA F 43
49 SLO MATEVZIC, MAJA F 44
50 FRA PIERCE, MARY F 45
51 USA CRAYBAS, JILL F 46
53 SUI CASANOVA, MYRIAM F 47
54 AUS PRATT, NICOLE F 48
55 ZIM BLACK, CARA F 49
56 FRA LOIT, EMILIE F 50
57 UZB TULYAGANOVA, IRODA F 51
58 ITA SERRA ZANETTI, ADRIANA F 52
59 SLO PISNIK, TINA F 53
60 SUI GAGLIARDI, EMMANUELLE F 54
61 ITA GARBIN, TATHIANA F 55
62 CZE CHLADKOVA, DENISA F 56
63 ESP RUANO PASCUAL, VIRGINIA F 57
63 RSA KRUGER, JOANNETTE S 58
64 KOR CHO, YOON JEONG F 59
65 GER RITTNER, BARBARA F 60
66 BEL CALLENS, ELS F 61
67 SVK NAGYOVA, HENRIETA F 62
68 INA WIDJAJA, ANGELIQUE 63
69 GER BARNA, ANCA F 64
70 RUS SAFINA, DINARA F 65
72 CZE BENESOVA, IVETA F 66
73 CRO KOSTANIC, JELENA F 67
74 USA TU, MEILEN F 68
75 COL ZULUAGA, FABIOLA F 69
76 GER MULLER, MARTINA F 70
77 GER ROESCH, ANGELIKA F 71
78 FRA RAZZANO, VIRGINIE F 72
79 USA IRVIN, MARISSA F 73
80 ESP TORRENS VALERO, CRISTINA F 74
81 SWE SVENSSON, ASA F 75

Qualifying
82 FRA FORETZ, STEPHANIE F 1
83 USA TAYLOR, SARAH F 2
84 SVK SUCHA, MARTINA F 3
85 CRO TALAJA, SILVIJA F 4
86 AUT WARTUSCH, PATRICIA F 5
87 ITA PENNETTA, FLAVIA 6
88 JPN ASAGOE, SHINOBU F 7
89 PAR NEFFA-DE LOS RIOS, ROSSANA 8
90 GER WEINGARTNER, MARLENE F 9
91 ESP MARRERO, MARTA F 10
92 FRA BARTOLI, MARION F 11
92 USA CACIC, SANDRA F S 12
93 ARG DIAZ-OLIVA, MARIANA F 13
94 ESP MARTINEZ GRANADOS, CONCHITA F 14
95 GER ARN, GRETA F 15
96 ITA SERRA ZANETTI, ANTONELLA F 16
97 ESP SANCHEZ LORENZO, MARIA A 17
98 HUN MANDULA, PETRA F 18
99 MAD RANDRIANTEFY, DALLY A 19
100 CAN DRAKE, MAUREEN F 20
101 RUS JIDKOVA, ALINA F 21
103 USA HARKLEROAD, ASHLEY A 22
104 RUS KOULIKOVSKAYA, EVGENIA F 23
105 SVK CERVANOVA, LUDMILA F 24
106 INA PRAKUSYA, WYNNE F 25
107 CZE PRUSOVA, LIBUSE F 26
108 BLR POUTCHEK, TATIANA F 27
109 HUN KAPROS, ANIKO F 28
110 SVK KURHAJCOVA, LUBOMIRA A 29
111 USA WASHINGTON, MASHONA L F 30
112 USA REEVES, SAMANTHA F 31
113 CZE KOUKALOVA, KLARA A 32
114 UKR PEREBIYNIS, TATIANA F 33
115 AUS DOMINIKOVIC, EVIE 34
116 VEN SEQUERA, MILAGROS 35
117 USA LEE-WATERS, LINDSAY 36
118 USA CARGILL, ANSLEY F 37
119 HUN GUBACSI, ZSOFIA F 38
120 JPN OBATA, SAORI F 39
121 BLR BARABANSCHIKOVA, OLGA 40
122 ITA CAMERIN, MARIA ELENA 41
123 RUS RODIONOVA, ANASTASSIA F 42

Next in Qualifying
124 CZE VORACOVA, RENATA A 1
126 CZE ONDRASKOVA, ZUZANA A 2
127 JPN MORIGAMI, AKIKO A 3
128 ESP LEON GARCIA, GALA 4
129 GER KANDARR, JANA F 5
130 UKR VAKULENKO, JULIA 6
131 LUX SCHAUL, CLAUDINE A 7
132 ESP MONTOLIO, ANGELES F 8
133 KOR JEON, MI-RA 9
134 ARG SALERNI, MA. EMILIA F 10
135 FRA PIN, CAMILLE A 11
136 CZE KLEINOVA, SANDRA F 12
137 HUN MAROSI, KATALIN F 13
138 CAN WEBB, VANESSA 14
139 RUS KRASNOROUTSKAYA, LINA F 15
140 NED BOOGERT, KRISTIE F 16
141 AUT SCHWARTZ, BARBARA F 17
142 ISR OBZILER, TZIPORA 18
143 SWE ARVIDSSON, SOFIA A 19
144 SVK FISLOVA, EVA A 20
145 ROM VANC, ANDREEA A 21
147 CZE HRDLICKOVA, KVETA F 22
148 RUS PETROVA, NADIA F 23
149 RUS GOLOVIZNINA, MARIA A 24
150 GER KLOESEL, SANDRA A 25
151 TUN SFAR, SELIMA F 26
152 CZE VASKOVA, ALENA A 27
153 ARG DULKO, GISELA F 28
154 USA HOPKINS, JENNIFER F 29
155 FRA BEIGBEDER, CELINE F 30
156 UKR BEYGELZIMER, YULIA 31
157 GBR BALTACHA, ELENA A 32
158 BUL BACHEVA, LUBOMIRA F 33
159 HUN CZINK, MELINDA A 34
160 SVK HROZENSKA, STANISLAVA 35
161 CAN PELLETIER, MARIE-EVE A 36
162 USA RIPPNER, BRIE F 37
163 ITA VIERIN, NATHALIE A 38
164 FRA COHEN ALORO, STEPHANIE A 39
165 USA SNYDER, TARA 40
167 HUN KUTI KIS, RITA 41
168 VEN VENTO-KABCHI, MARIA F 42
169 NED NOORLANDER, SEDA F 43
171 AUT FAUTH, EVELYN 44
172 CZE BLAHOTOVA, OLGA A 45
174 ITA SANTANGELO, MARA 46
177 GER HENKE, VANESSA F 47
179 EST ANI, MARET A 48
180 ESP PARRA, ARANTXA A 49
182 JPN FUJIWARA, RIKA F 50
183 RUS SHARAPOVA, MARIA 51
185 UKR TATARKOVA, ELENA F 52
186 AUS WHEELER, CHRISTINA F 53
187 CZE NEMECKOVA, LENKA A 54
188 GBR PULLIN, JULIE A 55
189 UKR BONDARENKO, ALYONA 56
190 COL CASTANO, CATALINA F 57
192 YUG JANKOVIC, JELENA 58
195 GER BACHMANN, ANGELIKA A 59
196 USA ASHLEY, TERYN K A 60
197 AUS MCQUILLAN, RACHEL F 61
198 JPN SAEKI, MIHO 62
200 CRO LUCIC, MIRJANA 63
202 ITA LUBIANI, FRANCESCA A 64
203 GBR AHL, LUCIE A 65

ttaM
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:15 AM
Glad to see Amelie commit since she has skipped these two events the past few years. Actually...has she ever played them?

arn
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:16 AM
Capriati in???

Henin out????

strange!

"Topaz"
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:18 AM
No Venus, no Serena!

This tourney is paying a heavy price for what the public did two years ago!

For a change, Cappy is in there.

tennischick
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:20 AM
thanks Egg...:kiss:

Mattographer
Jan 23rd, 2003, 04:57 AM
Where you get it from?

TheBoiledEgg
Jan 23rd, 2003, 04:59 AM
got this from Babsi's site
thanx Babsi :kiss: :kiss:

ChrisGermany
Jan 23rd, 2003, 09:00 AM
First time for ages that Jenn decides to play here. She seems to have changed her mind and trying to adopt the Hingis-strategy of the past:

High tier events that not many top players, no Williams in it: Look at Tokyo and Indian Wells. Both no Williams, both with no great depth within the top8.

Randy H
Jan 23rd, 2003, 09:07 AM
Jo Kruger in the committments :D

hopefully she is back and healthy in time to play :D

Chance
Jan 23rd, 2003, 09:13 AM
it has a stronger field than last year.

per4ever
Jan 23rd, 2003, 09:13 AM
wise decision of Justine :)

treufreund
Jan 23rd, 2003, 09:39 AM
I think Justine should skip IW and Miami and train for 5 to 6 weeks uninterrupted for the clay court season. :D

tennisIlove09
Jan 23rd, 2003, 09:45 AM
CAPRIATI :eek: :eek: [I think someone wants to climb back up in the rankings ;) ]

Juju! :eek:

Gallofa
Jan 23rd, 2003, 10:22 AM
Mirjana Lucic at No.200 - she is really struggling to get into shape, I really thought she'd be (more or less) back by now. She'll need to come up with something special to make the qualifying.

Mattographer
Jan 23rd, 2003, 10:23 AM
Link, please?

mboyle
Jan 23rd, 2003, 10:34 AM
Jenny:D ! i LUV you girl!

Alek
Jan 23rd, 2003, 11:02 AM
Asa last entry in main draw :o so she will have to play qualies in Miami :fiery:

Go Monica, Asa, Amanda, Barbara!

S-T-E-V-E
Jan 23rd, 2003, 12:21 PM
I think now we know jenny skip Scottsdale. But I wonder she will play in Indian Wells. Because 1) Miami has more prize money and b) she has points to defend and c) its her hometown. But I hope(and think) she will do well!!!

King Aaron
Jan 23rd, 2003, 01:19 PM
Justine :eek: Why?

kj-
Jan 23rd, 2003, 01:25 PM
What....??? 128 draw??? :eek: :o

ChrisGermany
Jan 23rd, 2003, 01:33 PM
It improved to a tier128 2 years ago or so.

Regarding Jenn: I think she changed everything regarding recent years.

Resting from Melbourne to Scottsdale, Scottsdale, resting, Miami, Charleston, it was.

Now she plays Tokyo and Arabia, skipps Scottsdale and plays both tierI events. I think its a good choice knowing in both events Tokyo+Indian Wells, there is not the depth it should have in a tierI of that calibre. And she once and for all should forget about her past in Indian Wells and just look at the tier-status and the points.

It will be interesting though if she manages to make enough points in Arabia to equal 185 points from Scottsdale and make her trip of GAINING points a success. Winning points by playing and losing those one week later by skipping isnt that brilliant idea. Hopefully Indian Wells helps her to improve.

gourownway
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:06 PM
I'm going. Can't wait. Anybody know anything about the men's draw???

Linnie
Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:30 PM
Originally posted by GoMonica
Glad to see Amelie commit since she has skipped these two events the past few years. Actually...has she ever played them?
She last played IW in 2000, where she hurt her back (playing Kim), then had to withdraw from Miami. Glad she's here, too! :)

Kart
Jan 23rd, 2003, 04:02 PM
Yay, Monica :D.

spiceboy
Jan 23rd, 2003, 04:59 PM
Originally posted by kj-
What....??? 128 draw??? :eek: :o

It is actually a 96 draw, just as Miami

supremeross
Jan 23rd, 2003, 05:15 PM
I think it loses some of its "importance" and "prestige" without Serena and Venus, the top 2 players and current holder of all the Grand Slams, it may as well be a Tier IV in the middle of nowhere.(No disrespect to the other players), not to mention that Hingis and Henin won't be there either.

supremeross
Jan 23rd, 2003, 05:15 PM
Or the Tokoyo Tier I.

jenny161185
Jan 23rd, 2003, 05:26 PM
thats what I was thinking when I saw Capriati? how recently were these commitments made??? shes also playing Tokyo which she has never played before

spiceboy
Jan 23rd, 2003, 05:36 PM
Originally posted by jenny161185
thats what I was thinking when I saw Capriati? how recently were these commitments made??? shes also playing Tokyo which she has never played before

Jenny played Tokyo in the early 90's getting trounced by Maggie Maleeva 6/1 6/2

supremeross
Jan 23rd, 2003, 05:59 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by The Visored Boy
It doesn't lose any prestige or importance at all. Most other Tier I have only Venus or Serena committing... So it's not like it would make a BIG difference if Venus or Serena would play this tournement.

Consering it has 96 players and most top players are playing, I expect this tournement to be a success once again this year. [/QUOTE


Yea, and that's why the two IW promoters/owners/tournament directors were bitching and moaning that the WTA should require that all the top players play in this Tier I and said it was a shame that they would play in a Tier II like Dubai, but not at their prescious little tournament and the second largest after the four grand slams.;)

Tratree
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:00 PM
Folks can go on believing that the IW tournament is gonna fold due to the lack of support from Venus and Serena, but it's not gonna happen. You may not like it, but it's surviving just fine, thank you. Sure, they'd love to have them play and they WANT them to play, but they're not shriveling up and dying because they won't. IW set attendance records last year.....I was there, I know how crowded it was. Don't go by the stadium seats on TV. They have a stadium 2 that holds 7,000 and a stadium 3 that holds 4-5,000 plus about 16 other courts that hold up to 1000 as well.....people are not sitting in the stadium the whole time, but they are there.

BTW...Charlie and Raymond were not "bitching and moaning"....they were answering reporters questions about the absence of the top three players and said very clearly that they wanted all of them there and felt the WTA needed to have it's players support the tournament, which it is contractually bound to do, btw, and ended up having to pay the tournament like $80,000 in penalties because it couldn't provide a top player.

I don't know why I try.....people are just gonna be bitter no matter what. It was awful, it happened, it's done and over. Venus and Serena are kicking everyone's ass in tennis...what else do you need to make you happy?

QUEENLINDSAY
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:07 PM
GO LINDSAY!!!!!!!!

Scotso
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:07 PM
:bounce: Allez Mary! :bounce:

Lindsayfan
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:24 PM
Go Lindsay!You can win this! :D :D :D

[S@nti]
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:26 PM
Good Luck Marta in qualis :sad:

VS Fan
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:33 PM
Well, In my opinion Indian Well AND ESPN should submit a PUBLIC apology the Venus and Serena for the Crappy treatment they received at this tourney in 2001.

Venus WAS injured, verified by WTA trainers and physician.

ESPN was pissed because they had no setup to show an alternate match. It was a disaster for their ratings.

Bud Collins stired up the crowd before the match when Serena played in the final.

I remember them saying that attendance was way off last year.

Cybelle Darkholme
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:43 PM
Venus and Serena Do not Need IW.

IW does not need Serena and Venus.

Everyone is happy so why bring it up?

GO LINDSAY!!!

Blogger Dives
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:48 PM
If Venus and Serena wanted to play IW and shut up the crowd they'd do it. But they won't. So just let that issue die!

No Justine :( Why won't she play?

ys
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:56 PM
It will be just fine without Venus and Serena. The ones who will suffer from that most will be their fans. Want to punish your own fans? Fine.. I am not one of them. If they want to ignore the only Tier I played in their home state, it's up to them.. After all without them we are likelier to see a new face in a winner's circle, just like last year.

I do hope that Hingis will WC there.

Henin not in.. It is always a pity to see a finesse player not playing in a big event, but honestly, it would be just wasteful for her to play - not her surface - she won't do well anyway.

miranda_lou
Jan 23rd, 2003, 07:59 PM
Folks can go on believing that the IW tournament is gonna fold due to the lack of support from Venus and Serena, but it's not gonna happen.

I really don't recall anybody saying the tournament will fold. Who would want it to fold? You're just being over-dramatic.:o Indian Wells will go on just fine without the Williams sisters playing there and Venus and Serena will both be just fine not playing there. It's really not such a big deal.:rolleyes:

They had better play Miami though because I'm looking forward to seeing both of them there.:cool:

Hercules
Jan 23rd, 2003, 10:06 PM
VAMOS CONCHITA!!!!

:bounce: :worship: CONCHITA:worship: :bounce:

LeonHart
Jan 24th, 2003, 12:23 AM
Good Luck:

Nastya
Elena B.
Tati
Vera Z. :)
Sveta
Widjaja
Cho

JC
Jan 24th, 2003, 02:39 AM
and i can't wait to go this year. I don't care if they don't go cuz i don't like them but i like the rest. And besides the sisters are not punishing the tournament they're punishing their fans. Besides last year it was awesome and it broke attendace records so there.

Serena y Monica
Jan 24th, 2003, 02:04 PM
Let's hope for another American finals...Monica and Lindsay! In the big picture all that matters to me is that the USA represent!

Chance
Jan 24th, 2003, 02:26 PM
Can someone tell me why the nasdaq Miami tournament has been considered the 5th slam over the last few years and not IW- I mean before 2001- nearly all the top players committed to both IW and Miami but the Miami tournament was considered the 5th slam???

supremeross
Jan 24th, 2003, 02:43 PM
As a Williams fan, I'm not the least bit disappointed that they are not playing IW again this year, they don't need it. What I am saying though is that for the 6th largest tennis tournament, it loses something without the worlds number 1 and 2 players and perhaps the two most popular on the womens tour. I'm sure for a lot of tennis fans it gives their favorite players the opportunity to do well at a Tier I, although waterdown. I'm sure Hantuchova was sure glad they didn't play last year and won't again this year.

Serendy Willick
Jan 24th, 2003, 04:28 PM
Originally posted by ys
It will be just fine without Venus and Serena. The ones who will suffer from that most will be their fans. Want to punish your own fans? Fine.. I am not one of them. If they want to ignore the only Tier I played in their home state, it's up to them.. After all without them we are likelier to see a new face in a winner's circle, just like last year.

I do hope that Hingis will WC there.

Henin not in.. It is always a pity to see a finesse player not playing in a big event, but honestly, it would be just wasteful for her to play - not her surface - she won't do well anyway.

They are certainly not punishing me by not showing up. Serena is a two-time champion there both of them doesnt need to prove anything to anybody. One less week in which I can get stuff done.

DD
Jan 24th, 2003, 04:34 PM
luci

it applies to me

lizchris
Jan 24th, 2003, 05:47 PM
Originally posted by ys
It will be just fine without Venus and Serena. The ones who will suffer from that most will be their fans. Want to punish your own fans? Fine.. I am not one of them. If they want to ignore the only Tier I played in their home state, it's up to them.. After all without them we are likelier to see a new face in a winner's circle, just like last year.

I do hope that Hingis will WC there.

Henin not in.. It is always a pity to see a finesse player not playing in a big event, but honestly, it would be just wasteful for her to play - not her surface - she won't do well anyway.

The Accura Classic, which is played in San Diego, is now a Tier I event.

Volcana
Jan 24th, 2003, 06:13 PM
Financially, I actually think IW made MORE money last year than the year before.

Does the absence of Venus and Serena render the title less important? DEFINITELY. In the short run. Ten years from now though, we'll still know who won. We won't know who skipped and we won't care.

Indian Wells is either the #6 or #7 most important tournament of the year, based on draw-size, prize money, and points offered. No finalist from any of the GS tournaments will be playing singles at IW this year. Ha that ever happened?