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Old Dec 18th, 2011, 06:14 AM   #1
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2011 Australian Championships (PYW) - Winner: Sam Stosur!

2011 Australian Championships (Pick Your Winner)

Previous Champions:
2010: [1]Sam Stosur def. [2]Jarmila Groth 64 16 75

Here are the rules:

- 32 player draw based on latest available Australian rankings at http://rankings.tennis.com.au/
- 1 vote per person per day
- 1 vote = one game
- should a set go to a tiebreak, 1 vote = 2 points until players reach 6 then it's 1 vote = 1 point. (Thanks Dani12)
- Don't try and be tricky and do one vote just before midnight and then one just after midnight... we're all in different timezones and midnight is at different times for all of us so doing this isn't fair on others
- Matches are best of 3 with 3rd set played to advantage (2 set lead)

First round:

[1]Sam Stosur def. Azra Hadzic 63 60
Stephanie Bengson def. Alenka Hubacek 64 63
Monique Adamczak def. Emelyn Starr 61 61
Bojana Bobusic def. [7]Isabella Holland 61 36 75

[3]Jelena Dokic def. Alison Bai 61 60
Asheligh Barty def. Sally Peers 76(2) 60
Tammi Patterson def. Rachel Tredoux 46 60 63
[5]Casey Dellacqua def. Belinda Woolcock 60 61

[6]Olivia Rogowska def. Marija Mirkovic 63 61
Jessica Moore def. Ashley Keir(Alt) 75 62
Storm Sanders def. Sophie Letcher 64 76(2)
Sophie Ferguson def. [4]Anastasia Rodionova 75 36 61

[8]Arina Rodionova (WC) def. Tyra Calderwood (Alt) 46 63 61
Ashling Sumner def. Daniela Scivetti 57 63 61
Daniella Jeflea def. Karolina Wlodarczak 64 76(0)
[2]Jarmila Gajdosova def. Viktorija Rajicic 61 60

Second Round:

[1]Sam Stosur def. Stephanie Bengson 61 63
Monique Adamczak def. Bojana Bobusic 76(0) 26 64

Ashleigh Barty def. [3]Jelena Dokic 63 16 64
[5]Casey Dellacqua def. Tammi Patterson 61 61

[6]Olivia Rogowska def. Jessica Moore 62 62
Storm Sanders def. Sophie Ferguson 76(2) 64

Ashling Sumner def. [8]Arina Rodionova 64 46 61
[2]Jarmila Gajdosova def. Daniella Jeflea 62 63

Quarter-Finals:

[1]Sam Stosur def. Monique Adamczak 75 63
[5]Casey Dellacqua def. Ashleigh Barty 64 46 64
[6]Olivia Rogowska def. Storm Sanders 62 46 64
[2]Jarmila Gajdosova def. Ashling Sumner 61 62

Semi-Finals:

[1]Sam Stosur def. [5]Casey Dellacqua 63 61
[2]Jarmila Gajdosova v. [6]Olivia Rogowska 75 76(6)

Final:

[1]Sam Stosur def. [2]Jarmila Gajdosova 63 64
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Old Dec 18th, 2011, 06:43 AM   #2
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

I always did 1 vote = 2 tiebreak points until 6-6, then 1 vote = 2 tiebreak points. However do whatever you feel, that was my preference
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Old Dec 18th, 2011, 06:50 AM   #3
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Yep that's what I thought we used to do... sounds good to me. Thanks Dani
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Old Dec 18th, 2011, 06:51 AM   #4
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Sorry if this seems dumb. I dont get it....What are you voting for?
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Old Dec 18th, 2011, 07:31 AM   #5
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

It's just a pretend tournament where we all get to cast votes, basically so that we try and get our favourites winning through the "tournament". It's a silly waste of time, yes, but hey - that's why we're all on the internet, right? Also, it passes the time until the AO Series starts

Here's an example of the Canadian one: http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=449345
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

i saw some threads like this the other day and thought it'd be sweet if we had an australian one, so thanks for starting one Territory

should Arina Rodionova be included?
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Take out Konta and chuck in Arina.
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i saw some threads like this the other day and thought it'd be sweet if we had an australian one, so thanks for starting one Territory

should Arina Rodionova be included?
Actually we've been doing this in here for years too I thin OZTENNIS or Dani have been running it?

Thankfully no qualies. That used to take forever. But should we vote on wildcards?

*edit* Also, get rid of Konta. I know she is listed as Aussie, but she wouldn't take part in this (IRL) even if you paid her...

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Old Dec 18th, 2011, 09:18 AM   #9
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Okey doke - I'll swap Johanna for Arina. But it would have been sorta nice to see Johanna get flogged by a scrub.

I didn't worry about WCs - too subjective, so I took the (relatively) easy way out.

If it's all good with you lot, I'll do the draw tonight (get my pen n little bits of scrunched up paper out... haha) and post it in the morning...
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

^ Yes Arina is a good replacement.

Also isn't Bobusic ranked ahead of Peers? And there are a few players ranked ahead of Tyra, how did she get in over them?

I'll stop nit picking now

*edit* - OK you've gone with official Aussie rankings instead of wta. I didn't read clearly, my bad.
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who won this last year? i only found out these tennis forums existed earlier this year.
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Ok i will play then
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Draw is out. First round voting is open:

[1]Sam Stosur v Azra Hadzic
Alenka Hubacek v Stephanie Bengson
Monique Adamczak v Emelyn Starr
[7]Isabella Holland v Bojana Bobusic

[3]Jelena Dokic v Alison Bai
Ashleigh Barty v Sally Peers
Rachel Tredoux v Tammi Patterson
[5]Casey Dellacqua v Belinda Woolcock

[6]Olivia Rogowska v Marija Mirkovic
Jessica Moore v Ashley Keir
Storm Sanders v Sophie Letcher
[4]Anastasia Rodionova v Sophie Ferguson

[8]Arina Rodionova v Tyra Calderwood
Daniela Scivetti v Ashling Sumner
Daniella Jeflea v Karolina Wlodarczak
[2]Jarmila Gajdosova v Viktorija Rajicic
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

[1]Sam Stosur v Azra Hadzic
Alenka Hubacek v Stephanie Bengson
Monique Adamczak v Emelyn Starr
[7]Isabella Holland v Bojana Bobusic

[3]Jelena Dokic v Alison Bai
Ashleigh Barty v Sally Peers
Rachel Tredoux v Tammi Patterson
[5]Casey Dellacqua v Belinda Woolcock

[6]Olivia Rogowska v Marija Mirkovic
Jessica Moore v Ashley Keir
Storm Sanders v Sophie Letcher
[4]Anastasia Rodionova v Sophie Ferguson

[8]Arina Rodionova v Tyra Calderwood
Daniela Scivetti v Ashling Sumner
Daniella Jeflea v Karolina Wlodarczak
[2]Jarmila Gajdosova v Viktorija Rajicic
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Re: 2011 Australian Championships - Pick Your Winner!

Hadzic.
Hubacek.
Adamczak.
Bobusic.
Dokic.
Peers.
Tredoux.
Dellacqua.
Mirkovic.
Keir.
Letcher.
Sophie Ferguson.
Calderwood.
Sumner.
Jeflea.
Gajdošová.
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