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Today 04:39 AM
coetzergambill
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Today 03:34 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

$25,000 Penrith.

RD1: Yuki Chiang def Alexandra Stevenson 6-1 6-4.

Alex was an error machine! Finally started to get going when she was down 6-1 4-2. But it was a little too late.
Yesterday 04:24 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

$25,000 Penrith doubles.

RD1: Chiang/Wachaczyk def Stevenson/Zakarlyuk 6-2 6-4

Alex to play her first round singles tomorrow.
Sep 18th, 2017 03:39 PM
coetzergambill
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Gl in the main draw, you really need some wins alex!
Sep 18th, 2017 04:24 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

$25,000 Penrith Qualifying.

Final Round Q: Stevenson def Beslagic 6-0 6-1


Alex into the MD.

RD1: Alexandra Stevenson vs Yuki Kristina Chiang

Doubles RD1: Stevenson/Zakarlyuk vs Chiang/Wachaczyk (3)

Good to see Alex playing doubles.
Sep 17th, 2017 05:16 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

$25,000 Penrith Qualifying

RD1: BYE
RD2: Stevenson (4) def Stoica 6-0 6-0

Plays Binasa Beslagic for a MD spot.
Sep 16th, 2017 09:59 AM
oliver0001
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

She's playing somebody who is 14 years old and only started playing tennis at 10
Sep 16th, 2017 05:40 AM
NicNic
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Here we go again...
Sep 15th, 2017 09:17 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Alex is back in OZ!

$25,000 Penrith Qualifying

Q1: Stevenson vs Stoica
Will be played on Sunday.

Alex won't have to play a ranked player till the MD. should most certainly Qualify.
Sep 15th, 2017 04:24 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Qualifying draw for Penrith will be released tonight, and I've just seen that Alex has priority 1 for Toowoomba the week after Brisbane. So I'll guess that she's actually back in Australia
We will find out tonight.
Sep 13th, 2017 12:54 AM
hessie
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

Is it possible, that Alex would make a second trip for the year all the way to Australia?

having pulled out of next weeks event in the states, Alex remains on the entry list for the $25,000 ITF in Penrith (Near Sydney), as priority 5. shes also on the entry list for the following weeks $25,000 event in Brisbane.
there are 4 $25,000 events, a week off, then 2 $60,000 events all down the East coast of Australia....

surely she wont be flying all the way here again....

I hope she does though
Aug 16th, 2017 04:21 PM
mikireturns
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

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Originally Posted by hessie View Post
Doubtful.
I dunno, man. After 13 events played in 2017, I just today noticed that Sexy has nevertheless plummeted to No. 728 in the world. 😳 That includes two major trips overseas to Australia and the UK this year.

I don't think she ever sank this far down the list, even wayyyyyy back when she had shoulder surgery in 2004 and missed 9 months or whatever.

What could possibly be left for our beloved Queen of Tennis Drifters, with age 37 fast approaching?

How about the book she's been planning!?!

If her mother ghostwrites it with her, and if she is brutally honest, it could be a fun/fascinating/juicy glimpse into the world of bush league tennis, and the life of a fallen tennis phenom.

THIS is how they should pitch the book, imo (And don't say I never did anything for ya, Sexy) ---

'The love-child of a basketball legend and a hardscrabble female sports journalist of the 1970s, Alexandra Stevenson was BORN to be a champion. Raised by her loving mother beside the sultry beaches of Southern California, Alexandra flourished amid a dreamscape of private schools, lessons with some of the tennis's greatest coaches, and devoted friendships with the Williams sisters themselves. Though the spectre of an absentee father would haunt her childhood until a sensational 1999 run to the Wimbledon semifinals, Alexandra soon had the world at her feet. Signed by Nike and pursued by a fawning media, the giddy teen nevertheless seemed to court controversy and curiosity with every thunderous ace she served.

But sudden success comes with its own set of perils. The pressure to meet expectations weighs heavily on young shoulders, and Stevenson struggled to fulfill her potential amid the outwardly glamorous, globe-trotting lifestyle of a true tennis phenom. After an encouraging but brief burst into the worldwide Top 20 was followed by injury, Alexandra found herself plunged into a never-ending nightmare-realm of low-level backwater events, depleted finances, and disappearing "friends" as she toiled for over a decade to regain a foothold.

Now, almost 20 years after her fairy-tale Wimbledon breakthrough, Alexandra is ready to tell the whole story of her fascinating journey from the heights to the depths of professional tennis. In 'MY TENNIS-BAG FOR A TIARA,' Stevenson gives readers a never-before-seen glimpse into the secrets of the WTA Tour ... and into the harrowing underbelly of tennis's Challenger circuit, where starving girls scratch each other's eyes out over bad line-calls and wrestle over scraps of uneaten chicken-wing. You'll sit in the backseat as Alexandra and her Mom travel the highways and byways in their old Volvo, two Kerouackian lady-jocks adamantly pursuing the one, elusive result that could catapult them both back into the glittery glow of the spotlight.

You'll laugh. You'll gasp. You'll cry. You'll want to shove icepicks through your temples before it's over ... but you *will* be riveted by 'MY TENNIS-BAG FOR A TIARA.'

In Stores Everywhere.

(Seriously. I'd buy their book if it really dished-out the dirt and the camp. Wouldn't even mind the delusion. Come on, ladies. Get crackin'. I already wrote your synopsis for you. The book will be a HUGE hit, and the book tour an even better use of those mysterious travel funds) 😘
Aug 4th, 2017 07:01 PM
hessie
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Originally Posted by mikireturns View Post
OH MY GOD SEXY WITHDREW FROM CHISWICK!!!!!

Yeah, I think we've seen the last of her exploits.
Doubtful.
Aug 3rd, 2017 08:23 AM
mikireturns
Re: Alex Stevenson's Chat Thread. (!!!)

OH MY GOD SEXY WITHDREW FROM CHISWICK!!!!!

Yeah, I think we've seen the last of her exploits.
Aug 1st, 2017 02:52 PM
mikireturns
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Originally Posted by hessie View Post
Alex withdrew from Woking, England.

She should have made her way to Stanford, would have been in qualifying.
SHOCKED about Woking.

And they had a local marching band and parade waiting to greet her the moment she stepped out of the taxi cab. 🙁
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