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Forum: General Messages   Jul 20th, 2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 853
Posted By juki
Re: Who will achieve the "Barthel Slam" in 2016?

Shouldn't this honor be named after Zhang Shuai ?
Forum: General Messages   Jun 21st, 2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By juki
Re: Eastbourne R2: Doi d. CSN 36 64 61.

Best career win for Misaki ranking wise, and 3rd top-20 win of her career, all coming in the last 12 months.
Forum: General Messages   Jun 18th, 2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,856
Posted By juki
Re: Koch-Benvenuto suspended for 3 month

It's actually on the homepage of the ITF Pro Circuit section, in the list of Pro Circuit News. I can't recall ever seeing this type of decision being made for misconduct before, maybe they didn't...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 15th, 2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,229
Posted By juki
Re: OFFICIAL Retirements - 2016

Another player announcing retirement on facebook is 20 year-old Kanami Tsuji, one of the best examples of recent years that major success at a young age doesn't guarantee anything. She was the 2010...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 15th, 2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 15,474
Posted By juki
Re: Wimbledon Wildcards

Where the #2 seed was ranked #173 in the world....

One side affect of the 3 week WTA grass season is that the British tournaments in the first week all became weaker. Main Draw cut-off for...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 7th, 2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By juki
Re: The new tournament in Louisville may be finished before it starts

Welp, state Attorney General's office has launched an investigation to determine where the money went and if fraud occurred.
Forum: Doubles Forum   Jun 7th, 2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,557
Posted By juki
Re: Doubles Race to 2016 Rio Olympics - Complete

Nishikori/Doi have intentions of playing (if they can get in)
Forum: General Messages   Jun 6th, 2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 364,824
Posted By juki
Re: Disappeared players.

She will be joining Oklahoma State in the fall, this year's NCAA Runner-Ups. Guess she figured a pro career wasn't possible at the moment.
Forum: General Messages   Jun 5th, 2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By juki
Re: The new tournament in Louisville may be finished before it starts

Tweet from the Louisville journalist who has been covering this from the start....

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Hopefully we will see a resolution to this which doesn't result in legal dramas. People who...
Forum: General Messages   May 28th, 2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,797
Posted By juki
Re: Eleni Danilidou is back!

She is 3-9 in main draw of ITFs this year, though maybe she can turn things around on grass. Some of her loses this year are dire.
Forum: General Messages   May 25th, 2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,674
Posted By juki
Re: RG R2 Naomi 'BabyRena' Osaka def Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-3 6-3

Naomi :yeah: Great match, everything working well.
Forum: General Messages   May 20th, 2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 364,824
Posted By juki
Re: Disappeared players.

Kleybanova is back, showed up in Romania and is in the qualifying draw for 10K Galati. :)
Forum: General Messages   May 19th, 2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,568
Posted By juki
Re: Steffi Graf named Zhuhai Tournament Ambassador

Steffi has been doing stuff like this lately, she travelled to Japan in March as the ambassador for the Longines Rendez-vous à Roland-Garros competition.
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Forum: General Messages   May 18th, 2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,169
Posted By juki
Re: WTA Signs TV Deal With beIN

Last year beIN Sports was the fastest growing cable channel in the US jumping from being in 14% of households to 25%. That's not great overall, but hopefully the growth can continue over next few...
Forum: General Messages   May 16th, 2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 24,324
Posted By juki
Re: 2016 WTA calendar

Yes, and it seems the whole tournament was her brainchild, so her leaving probably left lots of things screwed up. Some of her quotes...

"My goal is to have it here until my children are grown and...
Forum: General Messages   May 15th, 2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 24,324
Posted By juki
Re: 2016 WTA calendar

Just about 3 months until the start of the new Louisville WTA tournament and they currently have no venue and no tournament director :cheer:
Since the former tournament director quit in March, all...
Forum: General Messages   May 10th, 2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By juki
Re: 50KSaint-Gaudens|R1|M.Oudin d (6)M.Kato 63 63

It's her 6th tournament of the year. Other than reaching QF of 25K Pelham she hasn't had many good results, though she did lose in 3 sets to Larcher De Brito and Krunic. Nice to see her make this...
Forum: General Messages   May 6th, 2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,357
Posted By juki
Re: Inflating the local player's ranking

7 of 8 players named in the opening post have won WTA main draw matches before (3 have slam wins) and all have been top-200. It's not as if random European or American players are guaranteed "easy...
Forum: General Messages   Apr 18th, 2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By juki
Re: R1 WTA Istanbul:(6) Hibino def. (WC)Yastremska 2-6,6-4,6-3

Nao, much needed :yeah: Not great even though she did start playing better towards the end, hopefully can gain some confidence this week.
Forum: General Messages   Apr 5th, 2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,234
Posted By juki
Re: WTA125 West Hempstead CANCELLED

Meanwhile, the new International event in Louisville is having some struggles getting off the ground as the tournament director resigned last week. Interviews for a new tournament director will take...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 14th, 2016, 05:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,407
Posted By juki
Re: The USTA hires Stacey Allaster.

My guess is she will work with all existing ATP/WTA events to help them grow, and look for opportunities where new tournaments could be created. Might not be a bad idea to have one person...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 8th, 2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,032
Posted By juki
Re: Indian Wells QFR: Risa Ozaki d. (10) Anett Kontaveit 76 64

Risa :bounce: So consistent this year, heading to top-100 hopefully :)
Forum: General Messages   Mar 7th, 2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 213,442
Posted By juki
Re: Major announcement from Maria Sharapova tomorrow (monday) at noon...

Lindsay Davenport says she was told she will be able to get more info after the press conference in an empty room with Maria and a third party, who will be answering most of the questions. A lawyer?...
Forum: General Messages   Mar 7th, 2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 213,442
Posted By juki
Re: Major announcement from Maria Sharapova tomorrow (monday) at noon...

Whatever this is, they have put a good amount of money into making this press conference happen, renting space at a luxury hotel and setting up global satellite links. More info from her website...
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Forum: General Messages   Mar 6th, 2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,518
Posted By juki
Re: $25k Campinas F: (Q) 15-year-old Yastremska def. (2) Lim 6-4 6-4

Left Ukraine in 2013 to train in Sweden, where she stayed for two years until moving to Istanbul towards the end of last year. She will make her WTA tour debut at Istanbul Cup next month, article on...
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