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Jan 24th, 2003, 10:44 AM
So says the website anyway, no reason given though.


Jan 24th, 2003, 12:02 PM
Damn it! She has(anna) 1/2 points t defend!

Jan 24th, 2003, 01:51 PM
So does this mean Chanda in now #4 seed, and therefore gets a first round bye?

auntie janie
Jan 24th, 2003, 02:00 PM
Here are some answers about both withdrawals:

Capriati, Kournikova Withdraw from Pan Pacific Open

LONDON - Top seed Jennifer Capriati and Anna Kournikova, seeded fifth, have withdrawn from next week's Pan Pacific Open in Japan.

Capriati, the American world number three, had sunspots removed from both eyes in mid-November and was beaten in the first round of the Australian Open. She admitted she had returned too early.

Russia's Kournikova lost in the second round of the Australian Open, handed her heaviest defeat in a grand slam tournament by Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne, and has pulled out of the Pan Pacific with a back sprain.

American Lindsay Davenport is likely to take over from Capriati as top seed with compatriot Monica Seles as the second seed.

Jan 24th, 2003, 05:25 PM
Davenport top seed? Isn't Monica ranked higher???

Jan 24th, 2003, 06:16 PM
This means Clarisa and Iva are in the main draw:D

auntie janie
Jan 24th, 2003, 06:38 PM
tenn_ace, the whole seed thing seems mixed up in these articles. How could Anna K be 5th seed? :confused:

Valda Lake
Jan 24th, 2003, 07:51 PM
Good for Chanda...next in line for a bye is Maggie! :)

Jan 24th, 2003, 08:42 PM
ANNA :sad::sad::sad:

Jan 24th, 2003, 08:58 PM
Monica should be the first seed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!