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[VOTE AGAIN] PYW Double Sydney 2015 | QF

PYW Double Sydney



Welcome to Sydney, Australia. The Aussie swing continues with the Apia International. Sania Mirza will try to defend her 2014 title, pairing up with Bethanie Mattek-Sands Other former winners in the draw include Anna-Lena Groenefeld, who started off heryear with a win in Auckland last week with her Partner Julia Goerges, herself a former finalist here. The draw will also see the come back of last fall's #1 pair, Hingis & Pennetta, now ranked #1 & #3 in the world will be the favorites, but facing a very heavy competition in this week's draw.

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Ranking Points
Premier (16, $1,000,000):
W - 470
F - 305
SF -185
QF - 100
R16 - 1

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Previous Finals
2009 :Su-Wei Hsieh/Shuai Peng TPE/CHN beat Daniela Hantuchová/Ai Sugiyama SVK/JPN | 7-5 4-6 6-1
2010: Anna-Lena Grönefeld/Vania King GER/USA [4] beat Maria Kirilenko/Dinara Safina RUS/RUS [WC]| 6-4 6-7 6-2
2011: Vera Dushevina/Vania King RUS/USA beat Julia Goerges/Lisa Raymond GER/USA | 6-4 3-6 7-6
2012:  Daniela Hantuchová/Agnieszka Radwańska SVK/POL beat Iveta Benešová/Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová CZE/CZE | 6-3 6-3
2013: Not played
2014: Cara Black/Sania Mirza ZIM/IND [3] beat Svetlana Kuznetsova/Ekaterina Makarova RUS/RUS | 6-1 6-2
How To Play

Playing PYW [Pick-Your-Winner] is simple, for each match proposed, just vote for the player you like best. Each vote will count as one game. You may only vote once during the first 24 hours.
If a round is stuck due to a lack of votes, two feature can be activated:
After 24h : "VOTE AGAIN" : anybody who has already voted a first time can vote again 24 hours after the first vote has been posted. Note that in any case, between your two votes there must be at least 1 other vote AND at least 1 hour.
After 48h: : "DOUBLE POINTS" Any vote after 48h counts for two points.
After 60h: : "SUDDEN DEATH" If a round is still not completed, we'll apply the sudden death rule. If a match isn't over, whoever leads will win the match, if it's a tie, the next vote will decide each match.


More Info

Complete rules, roll of honour and complete rankings here
PYW Title Holders here
Subscribe for PYW notifications here


Entry List

Code:
004.Martina Hingis/Flavia Pennetta SUI/ITA [2]
017.Julia Goerges/Anna-Lena Groenefeld GER/GER
037.Garbińe Muguruza/Carla Suarez-Navarro ESP/ESP [3]
045.Timea Babos/Kristina Mladenovic HUN/FRA
045.Raquel Kops-Jones/Abigail Spears USA/USA [1]
053.Belinda Bencic/Lucie Safarova SUI/CZE [WC]
063.Kimiko Date-Kurmm/Karolina Pliskova JPN/CZE
063.Michaella Krajicek/Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova NED/CZE
072.Marina Erakovic/Arantxa Parra-Santonja NZL/ESP
081.Hao-Chin Chan/Kveta Peschke TPE/CZE [4]
087.Bethanie Mattek-Sands/Sania Mirza USA/IND
101.Alla Kudryavtseva/Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova RUS/RUS
103.Anabel Medina Garrigues/Yaroslava Shvedova ESP/KAZ
122.Caroline Garcia/Katarina Srebotnik FRA/SLO
216.Dominika Cibulkova/Jarmila Gajdosova SVK/AUS [WC]
262.Arina Rodionova/Olga Savchuk AUS/UKR [WC]


The Favorites


Top Half : Garbińe Muguruza ESP (PYW-18) / Carla Suarez-Navarro ESP (PYW-19) [3]


Bottom Half : Martina Hingis SUI (PYW-1) / Flavia Pennetta ITA (PYW-3) [2]


Other PYW Tournaments this week

Hobart - Double QF
Sydney - R1


PYW Double Sydney 2015 | QF | Vote Now!

Dominika Cibulkova/Jarmila Gajdosova SVK/AUS [WC] vs Anabel Medina Garrigues/Yaroslava Shvedova ESP/KAZ |
Garbińe Muguruza/Carla Suarez-Navarro ESP/ESP [3] vs Michaella Krajicek/Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova NED/CZE |
Belinda Bencic/Lucie Safarova SUI/CZE [WC] vs Alla Kudryavtseva/Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova RUS/RUS |
Bethanie Mattek-Sands/Sania Mirza USA/IND vs Julia Goerges/Anna-Lena Groenefeld GER/GER |

This can't last. This misery can't last. I must remember that and try to control myself. Nothing lasts really. Neither happiness nor despair. Not even life lasts very long. There'll come a time in the future when I shan't mind about this anymore, when I can look back and say quite peacefully and cheerfully how silly I was. No, no, I don't want that time to come ever. I want to remember every minute, always, always to the end of my days.
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