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Poll: Who will win WTA Carlsbad?
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Victoria Azarenka 66.67% 6 66.67%
Agnieszka Radwanska 22.22% 2 22.22%
Petra Kvitova 0% 0 0%
Roberta Vinci 0% 0 0%
Samantha Stosur 0% 0 0%
Jelena Jankovic 0% 0 0%
Ana Ivanoivc 0% 0 0%
Carla Suarez Navarro 0% 0 0%
Dominika Cibulkova 11.11% 1 11.11%
Other (please state) 0% 0 0%
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Carlsbad
WTA Carlsbad Premier Entry List:
Victoria Azarenka
Agnieszka Radwanska
Petra Kvitova
Roberta Vinci
(WC) Samantha Stosur
Jelena Jankovic
Ana Ivanovic
Carla Suárez Navarro
Dominika Cibulkova
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Laura Robson
Varvara Lepchenko
Urszula Radwanska
Julia Goerges
Daniela Hantuchova
Monica Puig
Ayumi Morita
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Francesca Schiavone
Flavia Pennetta
Tamira Paszek
(WC) Allie Kiick

There is still potentially 2 more wildcards to be given out if they want to use them. Top 4 seeds get a bye R1.

Much stronger field than Stanford. Cibulkova #3 seed in Stanford isn't even seeded here. Incidentally Cibulkova is the defending champion, but the field was ravaged last year due to the Olympics (Cibulkova was #2 seed).

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26-Jul-2013 03:06 AM
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RE: Carlsbad
I will be interested to see how Vika returns from her injury.I think if she wins this tournament she could take the no 2 spot from
Sharapova? someone please correct me if I am wrong.
I am hoping Kvitova can do well in this tournament.
Glad to see Stosur got a w/card she needs the hc practice after her loss at Stanford.
27-Jul-2013 02:27 AM
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RE: Carlsbad
(27-Jul-2013 02:27 AM)fashionista Wrote:  I will be interested to see how Vika returns from her injury.I think if she wins this tournament she could take the no 2 spot from
Sharapova? someone please correct me if I am wrong.
I am hoping Kvitova can do well in this tournament.
Glad to see Stosur got a w/card she needs the hc practice after her loss at Stanford.

If Vika makes the final she will go to world number 2.
27-Jul-2013 04:25 AM
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RE: Carlsbad
(27-Jul-2013 02:27 AM)fashionista Wrote:  I will be interested to see how Vika returns from her injury.

Exactly. This is the big unknown.

I also wonder how Radwanska will do, since she has a good chance of winning again today, and making the final tomorrow. How tired will she be?

As for Stosur, I have zero expectations at this point.
27-Jul-2013 11:14 AM
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RE: Carlsbad
[1] Azarenka vs BYE
Pennetta vs Schiavone
U.Radwanska vs Q
Burdette vs [6] Jankovic

[4] Vinci vs BYE
Puig vs Mattek-Sands
Q vs Kiick
Cibulkova vs [7] Ivanovic

[8]Suarez Navarro vs Q
Kuznetsova vs Razzano
Robson vs Morita
BYE vs [3] Kvitova

[5] Stosur vs Lepchenko
Goerges vs Q
Hantuchova vs Paszek
BYE vs [2] A.Radwanska
27-Jul-2013 02:18 PM
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RE: Carlsbad
I am surprised Caro is not here...
28-Jul-2013 09:44 PM
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RE: Carlsbad
(28-Jul-2013 09:44 PM)Kiu Wrote:  I am surprised Caro is not here...

Not so surprised. She's injured (look picture - heavy strapping) and she's doing the right thing to train as much as possible before having a real match. Then she's got the racket problem too (see picture - still black). And not least she needed a bit of romance too and of course her new darling the cute dog Bruno. We shall not expect the fantastic return, but I've got a good feeling about 2014. Yeah well we can all have our guesses and dreams and the only person who can answer this is Caroline - I hope the best for herShy

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Beautiful firework display happening outside, it has lasted 25 min already! Sitting on the terrace watching it!
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RE: Carlsbad
Quote:Glad to see Stosur got a w/card she needs the hc practice after her loss at Stanford.
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Slamin' Sammy was bad early, bad during the clay season and didn't fare any better during the grass season.
I really doubt anything would get better for her during the hard court season.
But hey, this is WTA and I've been wrong plenty before...

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29-Jul-2013 01:13 PM
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RE: Carlsbad
maybe Janky can win this ....she has home court advantage.
29-Jul-2013 04:12 PM
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RE: Carlsbad
I vote for Cibulkova - she won in Stanford and she won last year so why not. Here she is dominating the All Access Hour - have fun:

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30-Jul-2013 12:34 AM
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Carlsbad 2013
Scores:

MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013

SECOND ROUND
Francesca Schiavone (ITA) d Flavia Pennetta (ITA) | 7 - 6 (4) | 6 - 7 (8) | 6 - 4 |
[6] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) d Mallory Burdette (USA) | 4 - 6 | 6 - 1 | 6 - 4 |
[5/W] Samantha Stosur (AUS) d Varvara Lepchenko (USA) | 7 - 5 | 6 - 1 |
Virginie Razzano (FRA) d Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 4 |
Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) d Monica Puig (PUR) | 2 - 6 | 6 - 1 | 6 - 2 |

QUALIFYING - FINAL ROUND
[1] Marina Erakovic (NZL) d [5] Nicole Gibbs (USA) | 6 - 0 | 4 - 6 | 6 - 2 |
[2] Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) d Ivana Lisjak (CRO) | 6 (6) - 7 | 6 - 3 | 6 - 1 |
Coco Vandeweghe (USA) d [3] Olga Savchuk (UKR) | 7 - 6 (3) | 6 - 3 |
[6] Sachie Ishizu (JPN) d Alexandra Stevenson (USA) | 0 - 0 |
30-Jul-2013 08:39 AM
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RE: Carlsbad
This is a excellent field despite missing some top ten players. Disappointed Flavia did not beat Schiavone. If Vika is feeling in top form I slightly favor her to win this tournament.
30-Jul-2013 10:40 PM
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RE: Carlsbad
Scores:
TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

SECOND ROUND

Urszula Radwanska (POL) d Marina Erakovic (NZL) | 7 - 6 (3) | 6 - 4 |
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d Tamira Paszek (AUT) | 6 - 0 | 6 - 0 |
Laura Robson (GBR) d Ayumi Morita (JPN) | 4 - 6 | 7 - 5 | 6 - 2 |
[8] Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) d Sachie Ishizu (JPN) | 6 - 4 | 6 - 3 |
Coco Vandeweghe (USA) d Allie Kiick (USA) | 6 - 1 | 6 - 2 |
Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) d Julia Goerges (GER) | 6 - 3 | 7 - 5 |

Julia is in a big slump!
31-Jul-2013 07:50 AM
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RE: Carlsbad
(29-Jul-2013 04:12 PM)tossip Wrote:  maybe Janky can win this ....she has home court advantage.

Was her mega mansion ever finished??

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RE: Carlsbad
I'd go w/ Vika even at 80%. If she withdraws then Aga.
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RE: Carlsbad
I'll say Vika or Petra. Cibulkova, I don't see that happening, not a week to week winning player.
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RE: Carlsbad
(28-Jul-2013 09:44 PM)Kiu Wrote:  I am surprised Caro is not here...

She comforting her boyfriend, or comforting one another.

Anyway, not sure she is missed, not amongst favorites when a tourney is contested anymore.
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RE: Carlsbad
(31-Jul-2013 07:50 AM)Kiu Wrote:  Scores:
TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

SECOND ROUND

Urszula Radwanska (POL) d Marina Erakovic (NZL) | 7 - 6 (3) | 6 - 4 |
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d Tamira Paszek (AUT) | 6 - 0 | 6 - 0 |
Laura Robson (GBR) d Ayumi Morita (JPN) | 4 - 6 | 7 - 5 | 6 - 2 |
[8] Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) d Sachie Ishizu (JPN) | 6 - 4 | 6 - 3 |
Coco Vandeweghe (USA) d Allie Kiick (USA) | 6 - 1 | 6 - 2 |
Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ) d Julia Goerges (GER) | 6 - 3 | 7 - 5 |

Julia is in a big slump!

Yes she is!!

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RE: Carlsbad
(31-Jul-2013 08:47 AM)Calvy Wrote:  
(28-Jul-2013 09:44 PM)Kiu Wrote:  I am surprised Caro is not here...

She comforting her boyfriend, or comforting one another.

Anyway, not sure she is missed, not amongst favorites when a tourney is contested anymore.
I do like to see her play!
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RE: Carlsbad
(31-Jul-2013 08:13 AM)djmm Wrote:  
(29-Jul-2013 04:12 PM)tossip Wrote:  maybe Janky can win this ....she has home court advantage.

Was her mega mansion ever finished??
it had become a white elephant:snigger but she seems to have finally completed the thing and has a house warming party during this Carlsbad event...
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