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Forum: General Messages   Sep 18th, 2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By martin white
Re: Seoul R1: Priscilla Hon def. Karolina Muchova 61 46 64

:grin2: great effort Priscilla... having some good resulys recently....:smile2:
Forum: General Messages   Sep 18th, 2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,282
Posted By martin white
Re: Tokyo 1R: Krunic def. [WC] Kimiko in her last match 60 60

Shinobu Asagoe commentated i think... other retired Japanese pro's that were there Akiko Morigami,Miho Saeki,Yurika Sema..active players Kurumi Nara,Erika Sema,Ayaka Okuno..Im not sure who the...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 18th, 2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By martin white
Re: Tokyo PPO R1: Nara def. Putintseva 26 64 62

nice win at home for kurumi!!:x:grin2: and in a big event....so happy for her..She was more steadier than Yulia and was aggresive when She needed to be..good mix up of rally ball too... keep going...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 12th, 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,282
Posted By martin white
Re: Tokyo 1R: Krunic def. [WC] Kimiko in her last match 60 60

yes She had a cartlidge transplant for the knee this year.. but don't forget After gifu 80 k .She played a 25k Changwon Korea unranked...won her 3 qualie matches, but then he shoulder acted up She...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 12th, 2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,282
Posted By martin white
Re: Tokyo 1R: Krunic def. [WC] Kimiko in her last match 60 60

yes when Kimiko was top 10,there were like 9 other Japanese girls in the main draw of those slams too. also Ai Sugiyama was around 95,96 also Yuka Yoshida and Miho Saeki....Date really motivated alot...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 12th, 2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,282
Posted By martin white
Re: Tokyo 1R: Krunic def. [WC] Kimiko in her last match 60 60

yes me too,I first saw Kimiko play in 1990:eek: Brisbane on tv here in Australia, was a big tennis fan from few years earlier,,,,She suprised everyone retiring at 25...after reaching #4 in the...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 12th, 2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,282
Posted By martin white
Re: Tokyo 1R: Krunic def. [WC] Kimiko in her last match 60 60

Kimiko really hasn't played at WTA level since 2015... all her events this year post surgery were itf's,the gap is huge,and it sadly shows how far away her level is...:crying:.....amazing career ...
Forum: General Messages   Sep 12th, 2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,282
Posted By martin white
A Krunic ends kimiko's career 60 60...

:|:SNE:poor kimiko..never gave her a shot at awin ,but thought She would get some games..horrible way to end :crying:
Forum: General Messages   Sep 9th, 2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,700
Posted By martin white
Re: WWW Tokyo International? [Draw Inside]

Yes Kimiko will give it her best shot..but if the shoulder i still playing up.She has t win in 2.....even in the US She had both matches in the bag almost,and fell away retiring 0-2 in the 3rd...
Forum: General Messages   Aug 31st, 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By martin white
Re: Homage to Kimiko: 4 Japanese through!

Yes team Japan doing well this year.......:smile2::grin2:
Naomi has the best shot now..Kurumi, Risa and Nao have tough 2ndrd's,,but you never know...
Pity KD didn't get to play here or atleast one...
Forum: General Messages   Aug 30th, 2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,424
Posted By martin white
Re: US Open R1: Hibino def. Bellis 6-3 4-6 7-5

great fight Nao!:laugh2::x..Bellis simply not up too closing the match out...
Forum: General Messages   Aug 28th, 2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,579
Posted By martin white
Re: OFFICIAL Retirements - 2017

Kimiko:x:crying:thanks for some great matches over the last 9 years... you'll be missed.:x
Forum: General Messages   Aug 28th, 2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,032
Posted By martin white
Re: Kimiko Date announces her (2nd) retirement

:crying::sad: Ididn't see this coming at all.im rather shocked.but Kimiko knows her body and the toll tennis is taking on it at 46 47 next month....An amazing comeback at 37..A WTA titles 3rd of a...
Forum: General Messages   Aug 2nd, 2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,923
Posted By martin white
Re: Stanford R1: Dolehide d. Osaka 64 62

bad loss Naomi:SNE::o,just really not there in this match.... struggling in the second year to reproduce her good form last season....
Forum: General Messages   Aug 1st, 2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By martin white
Re: Stanford R1: "Super junior" Kayla Day defeated Misaki Doi 64 62

:SNE: oh Misaki Day is talented but pretty bad loss,:frown2:,Misaki really not in good form this year...rankings plummets from 40's to 80's.........:o
Forum: General Messages   Jul 29th, 2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By martin white
Re: Nanchang SF: Nao Hibino d. Yafan Wang 60 62

Nao!!:grin2::x great job taking advantage of pliskova's exit and draw...much needed confidence boost for her...:smile2:
Forum: General Messages   Jul 28th, 2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By martin white
Nanchang qf N Hibino d J Lu 62 63.

:laugh2: good win Nao.. good shot to make final atleast here... 6 match 1strd losing streak ended....last time She made KL final after 6 match losing streak too..:smile2:
Forum: General Messages   Jul 28th, 2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By martin white
Re: $60k Sacramento R1: (WC)Emina Bektas def. Kimiko 3-6, 6-2, 2-0 ret.

:grin2:

well said kimiko fit would have Bektas for lunch...kimiko will be back fit soon hopefully....:x
Forum: General Messages   Jul 28th, 2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,422
Posted By martin white
Re: Nanchang round 2: Hibino bt Pliskova 03 Ret

I won't be popular by posting this but......Shame for Kris to have this happen,She was allways going to beat Nao...:laugh2:,It is karma or the tennis gods looking back down on her for last year 125k...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 27th, 2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,426
Posted By martin white
Re: Nanchang R2: [Q] Lu def. [6] JJ 2-6 6-1 6-2

dismal from Jankovic after first set,She really looks done.:surprise:,but it was 39'c in Nanchang ,so imagine what the court felt like,but,it didn't seem to affect Lu as much,Jelena not handling the...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 26th, 2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By martin white
Re: $60k Sacramento R1: (WC)Emina Bektas def. Kimiko 3-6, 6-2, 2-0 ret.

Poor Kimiko:crying::frown2:...but positives for her She isn't at 100% yet, She says in her blog recently,body still has away to go to compete where She wants to be.. is still winning sets from...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 25th, 2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By martin white
Re: Nanchang R1: Ar. Rodionova d. [5] Duan 7-5 6-4

yes enjoyed it on foxtel here in Australia..Duan carrying a thigh injury,had MTO also...not moving out wide too well,but good win for Arina...who has been playing well recently....:smile2... keep...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 25th, 2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,929
Posted By martin white
Re: Julie Coin (FRA) retires from professional tennis

i believe I read in a post from a while back,Julie plays the occassional itf doubles event,as She is coaching some of the younger French girls..I guess She partnered one of her pupils at this...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 24th, 2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By martin white
Re: Stockton 50 K R1: Usue Maitane ARCONADA [7] d. Kimiko Date 4-6 6-3 6-0

:smile2:

not a bad opener for Kimiko..:grin2:,i know nothing of Bektas though....but draw couldv'e been much tougher.with Alija,Jovana,to name a few in this draw too....kimiko is playing next ...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 24th, 2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By martin white
Re: Nanchang R1: Hozumi d. [7/WC]Saisai Zheng 2-6 6-2 6-0

Eri!! good win after qualifying...made easy work after first set:smile2: good luck next up.
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