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Forum: General Messages   Oct 6th, 2013, 11:22 PM
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Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Angelique Kerber gets a wildcard to Linz?

For those interested in where to find withdraw/withdrawal in WTA's published rulebook (bolding is mine):




IMO it's fair to say that you are one of very view people who don't realise the huge...
Forum: General Messages   Oct 6th, 2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 60,094
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Angelique Kerber gets a wildcard to Linz?

Please direct me to the specific rule that goal is to produce as few as possible changes in the draw?

Here are the General Principles of Seedings (p 67):


Seeding Procedere (p 68f):

Place...
Forum: General Messages   Oct 6th, 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 60,094
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Angelique Kerber gets a wildcard to Linz?

As the page you directed me to refers to “Withdrawal of a Seed” and no seed withdrew, you missed the point. It looks like it might be a good idea if you review your previous statement:



For...
Forum: General Messages   Oct 6th, 2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 60,094
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Angelique Kerber gets a wildcard to Linz?

Realy?

According to tournaments press release (http://www.generali-ladies.at/presse/news5_423.php) Petra Kvitova (“Low Back Injury”...
Forum: General Messages   Apr 6th, 2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,353
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Charleston R3: Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. [10]Jule Goerges (GER) 36 61 63

On the German Version of her HP (http://julia-goerges.com/index.php?id=10&L=0) she was quoted (bolding is mine): "Es geht nicht immer nur ums gewinnen oder verlieren, ..." which I would translate...
Forum: General Messages   Apr 5th, 2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,353
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Charleston R3: Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. [10]Jule Goerges (GER) 36 61 63

As I am not aware of any "post match quote" of Jule, please be so kind and direct me to this piece.
Forum: General Messages   Apr 5th, 2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,353
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Charleston R3: Stefanie Voegele (SUI) d. [10]Jule Goerges (GER) 36 61 63

As Jule never led in decider, I don't see the match that way: Jule got broken in the opening game, holds to 12* with a decent service performance after saving six BPs, got back into the match (*22)...
Forum: General Messages   Feb 19th, 2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,426
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Worst match of the year? Dubai R1: Sara "2 sets 0Ws" Errani def. Goerges 63 46 64

Worst match of the year? - Defintely not!


From what I saw on spox’s stream, I had the impression that windy conditions hinder the match rhythm. IMO, if it’s always to the disadvantage to a...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 17th, 2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,837
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: WTA Rankings points to defend for the rest of 2012

As you add uncountable results and didn’t realize that now uncountable results will come into play, you are misguided (e.g. if Victoria Azerenka will not earn any single point until seasons end, she...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 28th, 2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,914
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Who Is 2012 Wimbledon's Surprise QF: Cirstea, Wertheim Pick Kirilenko, Peng or Ru

R3: [17]Maria Kirilenko def Sorana Cîrstea
R3: Aranxa Rus def [30]Shuai Peng
R4: [17Maria Kirilenko def Aranxa Rus
Forum: General Messages   Jun 28th, 2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,410
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Time for Karolina to ascend the ranks

Score-Card for Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)


Last Tournament win: P New Haven 2011 (W Petra Cetkovska)
Last Final: I Copenhagen 2012 (L Angelique Kerber)
Best GS Result: SF US Open 2011
Top...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 3rd, 2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Tennis Observer
Do you Expect Maria Sharapova will be WTA # 1 After RG?

After the early departure of Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova has to play for the Championship to be WTA # 1 after RG 2012. Do you think it will happen?
Forum: General Messages   May 18th, 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 50 Players’ Schedule Until GS Wimbledon (Live Ranking as of 5/21/12)

As last year, Julia Görges withdrew from P Brussels.
Flavia Pennetta didn't use [WC] for I Strasbourg.
Forum: General Messages   May 17th, 2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 50 Players’ Schedule Until GS Wimbledon (Live Ranking as of 5/21/12)

Four WTA-MD [WC]s, because Jelena has competed in WTA Tournaments for more than nine Tour Years (former WTA# 1s have a three MD-WC maximum, as there is no exception for earning this merit).
Forum: General Messages   May 16th, 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 50 Players’ Schedule Until GS Wimbledon (Live Ranking as of 5/21/12)

After I Kuala Lumpur 2nd [WC] this season for Top 20 player Jelena Janković in P Brussels.
[WC] for Top 20 player Flavia Pennetta in I Strasbourg.
Forum: General Messages   May 16th, 2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 50 Players’ Schedule Until GS Wimbledon (Live Ranking as of 5/21/12)

Daniela Hantuchová, who is out due to left foot injury since P700 Stuttgart (last appareance: Fed Cup Play Off), withdrew also from P Brussels.
I don't know, but it's possible that Top 20 player...
Forum: General Messages   May 14th, 2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 50 Players’ Schedule Until GS Wimbledon (Live Ranking as of 5/21/12)

She didn't enter (http://www.lta.org.uk/fans-major-events/LTA-summer-grass-court-events/AEGON-International/Players/Womens-Singles/), but she might ask for a [WC].
Forum: General Messages   May 14th, 2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 50 Players’ Schedule Until GS Wimbledon (Live Ranking as of 5/21/12)

So far, Na Li & Julia Görges doesn’t play a warm up tournament for Wimbledon.
Out of Top 30 Roberta Vinci (since P700 Stuttgart), Sara Errani (since I Budapest) & Shuai Peng (since PM Madrid) will...
Forum: General Messages   May 6th, 2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,134
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Goerges - Ivanovic - Cirstea

:facepalm::facepalm::facepalm:

In 2012

Ana Ivanović (Prize Money: $ 417,284) has a SF at PM Indian Wells (sidelined e.g. Caroline Wozniacki & Marion Bartoli), R4 at Australian Open, a QF at...
Forum: General Messages   May 6th, 2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,950
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Madrid R1: Mona Barthel def. Julia Goerges 6-4 6-1

:facepalm::facepalm::facepalm:

Julia Görges accumulated until 1st half of 2011 season 2,560 points (# WTA 16) and finished 2011 season with 2,325 points (# WTA 21):


2011 ...
Forum: General Messages   May 5th, 2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,950
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Madrid R1: Mona Barthel def. Julia Goerges 6-4 6-1

I am positive you don't find especially if you take into account her circumstances:

From Getting To Know... Mona Barthel (http://www.wtatennis.com/page/GettingToKnow/Read/0,,12781~2634234,00.html)...
Forum: General Messages   May 5th, 2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,950
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Madrid R1: Mona Barthel def. Julia Goerges 6-4 6-1

Mona ...

... took out Anabel Medina Garrigues, Jarmila Gajdosova, Angelique Kerber & Yanina Wickmayer on the way to her maiden WTA Championship at I Hobart as a qualifier and first appearence...
Forum: General Messages   May 4th, 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,660
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: Top 40 Players’ Schedule Until I Birmingham/Bad Gastein (Live Ranking as of 5/14/

Entry Lists for P Estbourne & I 's-Hertogenbosch out next Tuesday.
Forum: General Messages   May 3rd, 2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,748
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: 2012 P5 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Rome: Seeds, MD & QD Entry Lists in post # 1

As there are no performance byes in P5 Rome, you are misguided. WTA 2012 Official Rulebook and/or WTA Calendar 2012 are your friends.

I was not aware that organizers had already awarded first [WC]...
Forum: General Messages   May 3rd, 2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,880
Posted By Tennis Observer
Re: 2012 PM Mutua Madrid Open Seeds & Entry Lists (MD & QD) in post # 1

Comparing the QD Entry List provided by the tournament as of 4/30/12 (http://www.madrid-open.com/en/noticias-tenis-femenino/lista-de-participantes-del-cuadro-femenino/) and the draw...
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