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Today 02:10 AM
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Alex should qualify here, needs a MD win desperately! Cmon Alex!!
Yesterday 12:13 PM
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50k Kirkland:

QR1: (6)Stevenson vs. bye
QR2: (6)Stevenson vs. Santamaria

gl lexy, get to the main draw here!
Oct 3rd, 2015 10:31 PM
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Yeeps! Alex out of the Top 500!?

Surely this is not the "plan" she had for the end of her season.

Where she goes from here, turning 35 in December, is ... well, not much of a mystery. She'll keep up this bizarre flight of fancy in 2016, but she is boxing herself into an increasingly claustrophobic corner. If that ranking doesn't improve, she won't qualify to qualify at Challenger events.

Smart Goal for Alex:

Spend the off-season losing 30 pounds, building up physical endurance as much as possible, then play some satellite 10 and 15K events to at least win an actual tournament, ANY tournament, kid!

She still has the ability to at least be playing USA Challengers, but how she can afford to travel to any but the closest "by car" events is a head-scratcher.

The walls are closing in. I do think that, next year, we will only see her play a few odd, regional US events here and there (Dewonder Davis territory) and she will be forced to move on.

Good luck to her, whatever she does. (Hope that book of hers comes out -- I'd buy it and you know every single person on TF would buy it to read the deliciousness. It would blow Grace Jones's new autobio out of the water in both sales and entertaining delusion. WRITE THAT BOOK, ALEX!)
Sep 30th, 2015 06:37 PM
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Sep 30th, 2015 02:08 AM
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Sep 30th, 2015 12:59 AM
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Another case of so close yet so far today! .

Brady def. Stevenson. 7-6 3-6 6-3.
Sep 29th, 2015 10:55 PM
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Ugh I am not happy she got a WC here. She needs some match wins and these draws are actually too tough for her. Please surprise us with a win over Brady, Alex. Won't be easy but come on!
Sep 29th, 2015 03:38 PM
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

gl alex, get a win this time. she really needs some singles wins. if her singles ranking drops a little more, she'll soon be ranked higher in doubles than in singles
Sep 29th, 2015 02:14 AM
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Alex has recieved a WC for the $50,000 ITF in Las Vegas.

Playing Jennifer Brady in the opening round. Not playing doubles this week unfortunately.
Sep 27th, 2015 10:05 AM
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Alex was on the entry list for the event in Las Vegas this week, but isnt in the Q draw. So she's either got a WC. or withdrawn.
Sep 25th, 2015 11:51 AM
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lost 76 64 in doubles, too
Sep 24th, 2015 11:43 AM
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Sep 24th, 2015 03:35 AM
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Sep 24th, 2015 01:08 AM
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Alex played her 1st round match today in Albuquerque. It didn't go well.

A 6-2 6-3 loss.

Struggled to hold serve, held only twice for the match, both of which were in the 2nd set.
Had game points at 40-15 to make it 4-4 in the second but was broken.

Don't know what's happening to her doubles match, was stopped during the first set tiebreak yesterday, wasn't played today that I can see, and is the only doubles match not on the Oop For tomorrow..
Sep 22nd, 2015 10:04 AM
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You should find a way to personally write to Alex, mikireturns. Maybe you are the wake up call she needs and is waiting for.

I agree with mostly everything that was said. I was going to say playing this WC Jones is a tough draw for her, but really anyone here is currently. She does need to play $10ks but that's a moot point because she definitely won't. (She played a couple a few years ago and had miserable performances). Anyway, hope she can sneak some points and at least beat this Jones girl because I don't see her winning her 2nd round sadly.

I am happy to see Glatch agreed to play doubles with her. Glatch is a solid doubles player so they could potentially have a run if they mesh together. We shall see!
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