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Old Mar 18th, 2014, 06:27 AM   #691
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Re: Goddess in training: Despina Papamichail

10K Italy, seeded third
R1 vs.Barbora Stefkova CZE (#647)

Also playing doubles, seeded third with Matteucci (ITA)
R1 vs. Chiesa ITA/Giovine ITA
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Old Apr 10th, 2014, 03:57 AM   #692
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3/6 6/3 6/7(4)
She was 4/9 on BPs and won 9 more points than her opponent and still lost the match
She did make up for it by reaching the doubles final, although she lost 11-9 in the super tiebreak
Doubles SF full match:

Cute hug at net with Maria

Following week's 10K in Italy:
R1 d. (Q) Tessa Breve NED (NR) 6-2 6-1
R2 d. Diana Buzean ROU (#677) 6-3 6-3
QF d. (5) Yvonne Neuwirth AUT (#419) 4-6 7-6(1) 6-1
SF l. to Estelle Cascino FRA (#602) 1-6 7-6(0) 2-6
2/9 on break points
Also reached the doubles final again, but lost in a STB 10-8

Last week's 10K Italy:
R1 d. Alexandra Nancarrow AUS (#631) 2-6 7-5 6-0
R2 l. to (Q) Martina Spigarelli ITA (#1214) 4-6 5-7
She's so random
Doubles SF there

Video from last year, Despina is the one in red/white


With Matteucci (ITA)


With Sakkari (GRE)
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Re: Goddess in training: Despina Papamichail

10K Heraklion:
R1 d. (WC) Angeliki Kairi GRE (#1109) 6-1 6-0
Impressive scoreline, it's been a while since the last time she played in Greece

Seeded third in doubles with Sakkari. I believe the last time they played together was over two years ago in that infamous Fed Cup doubles match
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Singles R2 vs. Nina Stadler SUI (#867)

Won doubles 5-7 6-4 10-8
QF vs. Huber GER/Zovincova CZE
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Re: Goddess in training: Despina Papamichail

6-1 6-7(1) 6-0
Not sure what happened in the second set, but hey at least she won
QF vs. (8) Valentini Grammatikopoulou GRE (#549)

They played each other here last year and Valentini won 7-5 in the third in a 4 hour match. Would be interesting to see what happens between the two of them this time.

Despina and Maria also won their doubles today 6-3 6-3, so they play (2) Benoit BEL/Zimmermann BEL in the SF
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Re: Goddess in training: Despina Papamichail

5-7 2-6 against Valentini

6-0 6-1 in doubles semis
F l. to Dzalamidze RUS/Grammatikopoulou GRE 7-6(6) 3-6 5-10

So this year she has been in one singles final and five doubles finals, and she lost each and every one of them

This week's 10K in Heraklion:
R1 d. Agni Stefanou GRE (#727) 6-3 6-4
R2 vs. (Q) Alice Bacquie FRA (#1173)

Doubles with Leykina (RUS)
R1 BYE
QF vs. Ponomar GER/Wachaczyk GER

Despina is the top seed in singles and doubles
Also her ranking fell down to 391 this week, so she needs to really pick up her form
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6-2 6-3 in doubles and now into the semis
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Goddess in training: Despina Papamichail

6-1 6-3
QF d. (6/Q) Valentini Grammatikopoulou GRE (#558) 5-7 6-3 6-1
SF vs. (4) Marie Benoit BEL (#496)

Doubles SF d. (3) Melander SWE/Palmigiano ITA 6-3 6-2
F vs. (2) Benoit BEL/Zimmermann BEL




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Stephens. Oudin. King. Vandeweghe. McHale.
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6-3 6-3
F l. to (7) Maria Sakkari GRE (#570) 1-6 6-1 3-6

Strangely they had never played each other before in singles
Still a good week for Despina. Maria has been on fire this week barely dropping games

And Despina won 6-2 6-2 in doubles so she finally got a title in doubles after losing all 5 of her finals this year!










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Stephens. Oudin. King. Vandeweghe. McHale.
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100K France:
QR1 d. (8) Amandine Hesse FRA (#223) 5-7 6-2 6-4
QR2 l. to Maria-Elena Camerin ITA (#236) 6-2 3-6 4-6
She won 7 more points than Camerin and still lost
Still amazing to beat a player who had a MDWC for the French Open and then she almost beat a former world number 41

50K+H France:
QR1 d. Karolina Wlodarczak AUS (#846) 7-5 4-6 6-2
QR2 l. to Leolia Jeanjean FRA (#662) 3-6 2-6

25K Russia:
R1 l. to (5) Valentyna Ivakhnenko UKR (#267) 3-6 0-6
Lost R1 doubles as well, but it must've been cool for her to play against experienced players in doubles (Bychkova and Rodina)

15K Bosnia:
R1 d. Martina Kubicikova CZE (#419) 7-6(2) 6-3
R2 d. Olga Doroshina RUS (#390) 6-4 6-4
QF l. to (2) Barbora Krejcikova CZE (#308) 2-6 4-6
Also lost doubles SF
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Lisicki. Paszek. Vesnina. Pavlyuchenkova. Cornet.
Stephens. Oudin. King. Vandeweghe. McHale.
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Stephens. Oudin. King. Vandeweghe. McHale.
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10K Egypt:
R1 d. (Q) Dina Hegab EGY (NR) 6-0 6-1
R2 d. Caroline Rohde-Moe NOR (NR) 6-0 6-1
QF d. (Q) Raluca Georgiana Serban ROU (#1107) 6-1 6-0
SF d. (3) Elena-Teodora Cadar ROU (#391) 6-3 6-4
F d. (1) Anna Morgina RUS (#354) 6-1 6-3
First singles title in over three years, finally!

And she also won the doubles title here, so that's two titles in one week without dropping a set in either event, BRAVO DESPINA!
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Lisicki. Paszek. Vesnina. Pavlyuchenkova. Cornet.
Stephens. Oudin. King. Vandeweghe. McHale.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
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