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After winning the Connolly Continental Cup for Russia, Svetlana gained enough pts for her to become World Junior #1 <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" />

Now good luck Sveta in the Orange Bowl <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

a good performance there and she will be the 2001 ITF World Junior Champion.
 

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wow, that's great!

I thought she will have to do well at Orange Bowl in order to reach that. Now, all she has to do is to consolidate her lead. <br />That's great, another Junior Champion succeeding Lina K.

Go Svetlana!
 
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yay, i have loved her since the french open (when i actually got into junior tennis) id rather it be kaia for obvious reasons, but man im glad its not eva! go svetlana!!! whos the best? oh thats right..... <img src="graemlins/kiss.gif" border="0" alt="[Kiss]" /> <img src="graemlins/hearts.gif" border="0" alt="[Hearts]" /> <img src="graemlins/kiss.gif" border="0" alt="[Kiss]" /> <img src="graemlins/hearts.gif" border="0" alt="[Hearts]" />
 

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Udachi Sveta! How far does she have to go in the Orange Bowl, to assure herself of the year end #1 ranking? Sveta is a very strong girl. I just hope she has enough energy left to do well in the Orange Bowl. I hope she doesn't have a letdown. After winning the Connolly Continental Cup, which was emotional for her, she might be running on empty. But I hope not.
 

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Well, i really hope that Svetlana finished the year as Number One because i think she deserves it, though it would be better if Kanepi would have played the Orange Bowl. Besides i rather prefer Svetlana be Number One than Eva Birvenova.
 

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Svetlana needs to make semis to be sure of #1 <img src="smile.gif" border="0">

<br />In the girls’ competition, Czech Republic’s Eva Birnerova heads the singles rankings and has a 70 point advantage over Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova who lies third. Second-placed Kaia Kanepi, Roland Garros champion, is not competing in the Orange Bowl, leaving the way open for Kuznetsova and perhaps even for Bartoli, who is fourth-ranked, to do well. Kuznetsova needs to reach the final to gain the title, unless the Russian team win the ITF Connolly Continental Cup, in which case a semi-final showing would be good enough, if not bettered by Birnerova. Bartoli, winner of the U16 Orange Bowl title in 2000, would need to take a step up and win the U18 Orange Bowl title to be in with a shot at becoming ITF World Junior Champion. However, this on it’s own would not be enough, she would still need Birnerova and possibly Kuznetsova to lose before the final. <br /><br /> This was before the Connolly Cup result

[ December 09, 2001: Message edited by: TheBoiledEgg ]</p>
 

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Can someone tell me a little more about Svetlana K / Eva B / Vera Z ?
 

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Svetlana (Sveta) is a big hitter esp on her forehand side its prettyy lethal, she's also got a decent DH BH.<br /> Sveta won the Banana Bowl , and reached 3 other Grade A finals. <br />She was 16 in June.

Vera has won last two Orange Bowls , basically she likes to counter punch. She's 17 now.

Eva is a Czech with pretty dodgy knees , constantly srapped , pretty good on both sides but double faults on big pts <img src="eek.gif" border="0">

check their profiles <a href="http://www.itfjuniors.com/scripts/rankings/JuniorRankings.asp?type=GIRLSNUMSING&submit=Get+Rankings&range=ALL&playername=Player+Name&rfrom=&rto=&NationCode=ALL" target="_blank">http://www.itfjuniors.com/scripts/rankings/JuniorRankings.asp?type=GIRLSNUMSING&submit=Get+Rankings&range=ALL&playername=Player+Name&rfrom=&rto=&NationCode=ALL</a>

just click on names.
 

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Keep going up girl! <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0"> <img src="biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Thanks Eggie!
 
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