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Gowza
Aug 29th, 2003, 01:54 PM
born the sam year as kirilenko and sharapova who ahve just started their attack on the wta. katia is such a talent but not playing juniors really hurt her. btw how tall is she now?

the cat
Aug 29th, 2003, 03:35 PM
Katia would be better prepared for the WTA Tour if she had stayed in the juniors.

I think she's about 5'6" tall.

How has she done in the challengers?

And I gather injuries have slowed her developement.

auntie janie
Aug 29th, 2003, 03:55 PM
She's doing badly, cat:

http://photo910.tripod.com/cgi-bin/wta.pl?p1=2775&p2=2003

Dava
Aug 29th, 2003, 07:23 PM
You can never eally know, its hard to say.

goldenlox
Sep 24th, 2003, 01:49 AM
That's a good link supplied by janie.
In late July, Afinogenova won four straight matches to go through the qualifiers and get to the quarters in a 10k in Italy. She lost to Petra Diznar, but gained 3.25 points. She beat the #2 seed, Leanne Baker.