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Today 01:22 PM
chingching
Re: The Discovery Thread

I don't see anyone except Staines, Bozovic and Mendez winning. Maybe maybe maybe maybe Vio, but it's not looking good.
Today 12:45 PM
Daebak.
Re: The Discovery Thread

Tough draws for Patricia, Vio and Aleksa

The Silver Fig plays McNally again, who she beat 76 67 63 last week. Hopefully she can beat her again and would have a nice draw to reach R3.

If Seone can beat Appleton, I think she could reach the QFs.

Bozovic has the most winnable match from the rest. The others probably don't stand much of a chance

I sort of want Da Silva Fick to become big so she can be known as 'The Silver Fig' everywhere
Today 12:42 PM
Daebak.
Re: The Discovery Thread

AO MD

(1)Rebeka Masarova (SUI) v (Q)Himari Sato (JPN)
Xin Yu Wang (CHN) v Maria Vittoria Viviani (ITA)
Baijing Lin (AUS) v Malene Helgo (NOR)
(13)Carson Branstine (USA) v (Q)Patricia Apisah (PNG)

(10)Mai Hontama (JPN) v Nicole Mossmer (USA)
Mihika Yadav (IND) v (Q)Ali Collins (GBR)
(Q)Ekaterina Vishnevskaya (RUS) v (wc)Lisa Mays (AUS)
(8)Iga Swiatek (POL) v Pei Hsuan Chen (TPE)

(4)Emily Appleton (GBR) v Johana Markova (CZE)
Seone Mendez (AUS) v (Q)Jimena Rodriguez-Benito (USA)
Oleksandra Andrieieva (UKR) v (Q)Eleonora Molinaro (LUX)
(14)Yuki Naito (JPN) v (wc)Zoe Kruger (RSA)

(12)Caty McNally (USA) v (SE)Gabriella Da Silva Fick (AUS)
Mihaela Lorena Marculescu (ROU) v (wc)Chengyiyi Yuan (CHN)
I-Hsuan Cho (TPE) v (wc)Ivana Popovic (AUS)
(7)Bianca Andreescu (CAN) v Lisa Piccinetti (ITA)

(6)Jodie Anna Burrage (GBR) v Federica Bilardo (ITA)
(wc)Michaela Haet (AUS) v Hurricane Tyra Black (USA)
Naho Sato (JPN) v (Q)Eunhye Lee (KOR)
(11)Marta Kostyuk (UKR) v Mahak Jain (IND)

(15)Natasha Subhash (USA) v Sofya Lansere (RUS)
Anri Nagata (JPN) v (wc)Alexandra Bozovic (AUS)
Thasaporn Naklo (THA) v En Shuo Liang (TPE)
(3)Xiyu Wang (CHN) v Maja Chwalinska (POL)

(5)Olga Danilovic (SRB) v (wc)Aleksa Cveticanic (AUS)
Lea Boskovic (CRO) v Shuyue Ma (CHN)
Zeel Desai (IND) v Kaitlin Staines (AUS)
(9)Ayumi Miyamoto (JPN) v (Q)Jule Niemeier (GER)

(16)Elena Rybakina (RUS) v Yang Lee (TPE)
Denisa Hindova (CZE) v (wc)Selina Turulja (AUS)
Tatiana Pieri (ITA) v Astrid Wanja Brune Olsen (NOR)
(2)Taylor Johnson (USA) v Violet Apisah (PNG)
Jan 18th, 2017 10:03 PM
Sandgroper Sam
Re: The Discovery Thread

Gosh they need to get Apisah's (incl Abigail?) citizenship completed stat, the cupboard is really bare at the moment waiting for Poulos/Gadecki to get older. Hopefully some Cabrera-style jumps in development happen from some of them, no doubt it will, it's so hard to predict these things.

AO Juniors hasn't been the best indicator for us on the womens side in a while has it?
Jan 18th, 2017 10:46 AM
Daebak.
Re: The Discovery Thread

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Originally Posted by TS View Post
That's the weakest juniors contingent we've had in a hell of a long time.

Des not playing? Has she quit juniors then?

Violet playing for PNG too, like little sis?
I think Des has pretty much quit juniors.

Jaimee was scheduled to play this but withdrew in the past few days, probably cause she won a round at AO.

Violet and Patricia both switched to PNG some time ago, but it's because they don't actually have Australian citizenship yet.
Jan 18th, 2017 10:26 AM
TS
Re: The Discovery Thread

That's the weakest juniors contingent we've had in a hell of a long time.

Des not playing? Has she quit juniors then?

Violet playing for PNG too, like little sis?
Jan 18th, 2017 08:39 AM
chingching
Re: The Discovery Thread

Our lack of talent after 2000 is worrying
Jan 18th, 2017 08:36 AM
Daebak.
Re: The Discovery Thread

AO QR1

(13)Nidhi Surapaneni (IND) d. Tayla Whitehouse (AUS) 63 64
(2)Jule Niemeier (GER) d. Erika Bollweg (AUS) 62 62
(3)Eunhye Lee (KOR) d. Tenika McGiffin (AUS) 64 64
(12)Joanna Garland (TPE) d. Isabella Bozicevic (AUS) 62 62
Patricia Apisah (PNG) d. (9)Lexie Stevens (NED) 26 62 60
(11)Weronika Falkowska (POL) d. Annerly Poulos (AUS) 62 16 62
(7)Ekaterina Vishnevskaya (RUS) d. Tahlia Van Der Eerden (AUS) 60 60
(10)Jimena Rodriguez-Benito (USA) d. Amber Marshall (AUS) 64 62

All so useless except for Patricia. Annerly isn't producing like I thought she would.

In MD for AO this year we've got, Seone Mendez, Jeanette Lin, Violet Apisah, Kaitlin Staines, Gabriella Da Silva Fick (SE), Lisa Mays (WC), Michaela Haet (WC), Selina Turulja (WC), Ivana Popovic (WC), Aleksa Cveticanin (WC) and Alexandra Bozovic (WC) in the main draw.

Hoping Seone, Violet, Kaitlin and Mickey can lift and have a big run here. Others I just hope they win a match or too and that would exceed my expectations
Jan 16th, 2017 10:46 AM
OZTENNIS
Re: The Discovery Thread

Seone

This win should put her back in the top 30 on the ITF Junior Rankings, hopefully she can have a big year on the junior circuit and start making some inroads in seniors.
Jan 16th, 2017 05:49 AM
chingching
Re: The Discovery Thread

Martulka dumping So much talent from such a young girl

Xeniya Bad loss

Lenka lost yesterday
Jan 16th, 2017 05:34 AM
ozboy1989
Re: The Discovery Thread

R/16
(5)Iga Swiatek (POL) d. (wc)Gabriella Da Silva Fick (AUS) 63 62
Seone Mendez (AUS) d. Jule Niemeier (GER) 75 64
Jan 15th, 2017 08:52 AM
ozboy1989
Quote:
Originally Posted by Daebak. View Post
You also missed Popovic who beat #39 Markova 62 67(5) 62
Whoops

The Silver Fig and Seone
Jan 15th, 2017 04:19 AM
chingching
Re: The Discovery Thread

Xeniya Nice dump on Aleksa

Vio Tyra's obviously bringing it all together.

Marta Iga Lena
Jan 15th, 2017 04:18 AM
OZTENNIS
Re: The Discovery Thread

Black def Apisah 6-3, 6-2
Da Silva Fick (WC) def Collins 6-4, 6-4
Appleton (4) def Popovic (WC) 6-7(3), 6-0, 6-0
Mendez def Vishnevskaya 6-3, 6-1
Wang (3) def Cveticanin (WC) 6-3, 6-1

https://tournaments.tennis.com.au/sp...B42DB7E&draw=4
Jan 15th, 2017 04:15 AM
chingching
Re: The Discovery Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Territory View Post
I still think Cveticanin is flying under the radar... she posts good wins as far as I can tell.
Not at all. Given her age it's pretty ridiculous she doesn't have a Pro Ranking, plus she's never been Top 200 in Juniors. Would be astonished if she didn't go to college.
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