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Thursday's Schedule of Play
7/23/2003


DAY SESSION

STADIUM COURT

12:00 NOON
Angela HAYNES (USA) vs. Lisa RAYMOND (USA)

Followed by
Meghann SHAUGHNESSY (USA) vs. Marie-Gaianeh MIKAELIAN (SUI)

Followed by
Cara BLACK (ZIM)/Lisa RAYMOND (USA) vs. Jennifer CAPRIATI (USA)/Daniela HANTUCHOVA (SVK)


COURT 7

12:00 NOON
Eleni DANIILIDOU (GRE) vs. Francesca SCHIAVONE (ITA)

Not before 2:00PM
Alina JIDKOVA (RUS) vs. Maria VENTO-KABCHI

After suitable rest if necessary
Yoon Jeong CHO (KOR)/Francesca SCHIAVONE (ITA) vs. Aneta SOUKUP-ZAHALK (CAN)/Tara SNYDER (USA) OR Marion BARTOLI (FRA)/Alina JIDKOVA (RUS)



EVENING SESSION

STADIUM COURT

7:30 PM
Amber LIU (USA) vs. Kim CLIJSTERS (BEL)

Followed by
Teryn ASHLEY (USA)/Abigail SPEARS (USA) vs. Meghann SHAUGHNESSY (USA)/Rennae STUBBS (USA)
 

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Good Luck:

ANGELA HAYNES
Meghann Shaughnessy :bounce:
Cara Black / Lisa Raymond :bounce:
Eleni Daniilidou :bounce:
Maria Vento-Kabchi :D
Marion Bartoli / Alina Jidkova :bounce:
Amber Liu :bounce:
Teryn Ashley / Abigail Spears :bounce:
 

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disposablehero said:
What the hell are they doing putting Kim in the Thursday evening session? What if it rains?
You don't know Silicon Valley in the summer. It hardly ever rains anytime between April and November (maybe once or twice...if even). (But it rains every freakin' day January thru mid-March.)
 

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disposablehero said:
What the hell are they doing putting Kim in the Thursday evening session? What if it rains?
They put her for the night session because:

1. She is the top seed.

2. Amber Liu is a native of Stanford.
 

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VeNuS FoReVeR said:
They put her for the night session because:

1. She is the top seed.

2. Amber Liu is a native of Stanford.
She deserves better treatment. Capriati already has a days rest on her, and a few hours rain can make that 2 days.
 

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disposablehero said:
She deserves better treatment. Capriati already has a days rest on her, and a few hours rain can make that 2 days.
This is respect. They are giving her the time when everyone is off from work, and when the people spend the most money to see. The night matches are the showcourt matches.

It's unfortunate that she MAY, the key word there, have to play a few matches in a row, but that's how it goes.

Venus was ranked #4 in 2001 New Haven, but had to play THREE matches in a row to win the title within a 24 hour time period. And not against such low-quality oponents as Liu. She had to play Henin-Hardenne, Capriati , and Davenport, but, she did it. A top player is used to this type of schedule. Kim will be fine.
 

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Kim :bounce:
 

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Good luck Lisa and Meghann! :angel:
 

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Go Marion/Alina!
 

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Good luck to :
Kimmie
Jen/Hantuchova
:)
 

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Good Luck Eleni!!! :bounce:
 

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Good luck Meghann!
 

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go marie!
 
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