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Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem

Yes people! We have WTA in Africa, the only one of it's kind!
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Link to website:
http://www.lallameryemtennis.com

Held on red clay, this is an outdoors international level event that offers 280 points to the winner.

Defending Champion is Kiki Berthens.
This year, we have a good field of players here, top seeds are Cirstea and Cornet, followed by Kaia Kanepi who returns from injury, the defending champion gets the 4th seed.

List of players accepted to the main draw here:
http://www.lallameryemtennis.com/index.p...Itemid=159

I will update this thread when there are news worth mentioning, will also post results once the quarters are completed.

Feel free to jump in here.
19-Apr-2013 09:01 PM
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RE: Marrakech 2013: Morroco
Top seed is gone in straight sets!

But you know, what else is new? Last year, none of the seeds surviived the early rounds.

The defending champion was a qualifier last year.
22-Apr-2013 06:02 PM
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RE: Marrakech 2013: Morroco
And by such a scoreline. Sorana is a lovable doll, and she can play some very good ball when she's on, but when she's not she's a disaster. She could (and should) be much better than she is if the gap between her best and her worst wasn't so incredibly big.
23-Apr-2013 04:51 AM
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RE: Marrakech 2013: Morroco
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Daniela got knocked out in the first round.

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Franny survived,

Alize Cornet is in the quarters. She is the top seed left at #3

6 more matches tomorrow should round out the quarters.
As promised, I will post scores once quarters are finished.
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24-Apr-2013 08:49 PM
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RE: Marrakech 2013: Morroco
The defending champion got knocked out.

scores:
Friday, April 26, 2013
singles - Quarterfinals
Mandy Minella (LUX) d Silvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) | 6 - 3 | 3 - 6 | 6 - 3 |
[6] Francesca Schiavone (ITA) d [3] Alize Cornet (FRA) | 6 - 4 | 6 - 4 |
Lourdes Dominguez Lino (ESP) d [5] Kiki Bertens (NED) | 6 - 4 | 4 - 6 | 6 - 3 |
Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) d [7] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) | 6 - 1 | 6 - 2 |
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Only 1 seeded player left. Only Franny as #6 seed.
26-Apr-2013 04:34 PM
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RE: Marrakech 2013: Morroco
I have semi scores:
Saturday, April 27, 2013
singles - Semifinals
Lourdes Dominguez Lino (ESP) d Mandy Minella (LUX) | 2 - 6 | 6 - 0 | 6 - 1 |
[6] Francesca Schiavone (ITA) d Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) | 7 - 6 (4) | 6 - 1 |


So we have a Spaniard vs. an Italian in th final.

I think Franny may be coming out of this two year slump of hers, finally putting together a set of wins....
27-Apr-2013 12:02 PM
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RE: Marrakech 2013: Morroco
Congrads to Franny. Won it 6-1 6-3

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The Lioness is back, at least partially!
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28-Apr-2013 12:41 PM
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