From ITF Juniors:
In the girls’ singles, 14-year-old Dutch sensation Michaella Krajicek, will be looking for a first Grand Slam success to cap a fantastic 2003 which has already seen her win two Grade A titles. Victory on her first visit to Flushing Meadow would also give the Dutch player a commanding lead in the race to be Junior World Champion. Kirsten Flipkens, of Belgium, will be keen for another taste of the big time after her victory at Wimbledon and was a quarterfinalist last year.
Two other players with proven form in New York are last year’s losing semifinalists, Slovakia’s Jarmila Gadjosova and Tatiana Golovin, of France. Golovin recently collected the European Junior title so will start the competition in good heart while Gajdosova was so close to reaching the Wimbledon final but lost an epic semifinal to Flipkens. Finland’s Emma Laine has already reached semifinals at Wimbledon and the Australian Open this year so obviously possesses the ability to perform on the big stage and is another player with a chance as is Katerina Bohmova, of the Czech Republic, who has been steadily climbing the rankings in 2003.
Bethanie Mattek returns to junior competition for the first time in almost two years, having secured a top 150 WTA ranking this year, to lead a two-pronged American attack on the girls’ singles with Ally Baker, who has also been playing extensively on the professional tour but reached the quarterfinals last year and at Wimbledon this year
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WTF: Mattek playing and trying to win juniors at 18 ??? :lol:
she's close to top 120 in WTA ranks
she'll be #1 or #2 seed no doubt
Alot of the players in Canada won't get in
take the seeded players in Canada plus a few more.