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Old Jan 5th, 2014, 04:27 AM   #2605
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Re: Kaia Kanepi Cheering Thread!!!

I will watch Kaia tomorrow She should be right for the win

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Originally Posted by Meelis View Post
And Kaia's grandfather was Konopinski, before he and his brother changed their names to Kanepi in 1935, when there was a huge campaign to "Estonize" names.
Is he Polish
She doesn't look it I understand why they would lose the Russian names but I would think they wouldn't "Estonianise" a Polish name Is Kanepi also an Estonian name normally? Also how do you know these things Meelis

EDIT: So Kaia is actually Russian From Narva
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Last edited by chingching : Jan 5th, 2014 at 04:44 AM.
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