Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

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Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by jaydeep » Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:45 am

Ok, here is 2009 tournaments thread for Sania ... :D

Sania is starting her comeback from long injury break with World Team Challenge at Hong Kong from 7th to 10th January.
In her first match she is playing against Russian Vera Zvonareva on 7th January.

Here is schedule for J B Group Classic 2009

But Sania's first tournament on WTA tour will be the 2009 Moorilla Hobart International ... Which is starting from 11th to 16th January 2009 ... Sania is well outside MD ... She need to play qualifying if she doesn't get wild-card ... But at same time of Hobart qualifying she is playing Hong Kong exhibition tournament so mostly she is hoping to get wild-card for this tournament.

2009 Moorilla Hobart International

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Post by iShUuU » Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:37 am

Thankx Jaydeep

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Re: Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by Omkara » Wed Dec 31, 2008 11:53 am

Good to see her back. Hoping that she gets back to some form by March and be back to the top 50 by June. Best of luck.

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Post by Rajiv » Sat Jan 03, 2009 5:08 am

:Offtopic:
this tourney is being held since the past decade and was patronized by major worldwide sponsors
but last year when all of a sudden the major sponsors pulled out , this Indian and my occasional hitting partner , a diamond merchant from Bombay, head of the JB group stepped in to sponsor this event.

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Post by BSharma » Sun Jan 04, 2009 2:38 am

Rajiv wrote::Offtopic:
...but last year when all of a sudden the major sponsors pulled out , this Indian and my occasional hitting partner , a diamond merchant from Bombay, head of the JB group stepped in to sponsor this event.
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Re: Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by iShUuU » Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:48 pm

chances of Sania playing in Hobart are almost nill..!!..she probably cannot reach in time for quallies...!! and 3 WCs are have already been awarded to Jeesica Moore, Olivia Rogowska and Anna Wishink..!!..what next..?..do they have one last WC to be given ..?..i dont think so..

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Post by Omkara » Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:50 am

Let Sania play this tournament and go to aus open directly. I doubt whether a tournament or less would matter. what matters most now is to see how well is she hitting the ball and by when will she reach her best. Finally andmost importantly has she used this break to improve her game. Frankly, our girl will get back to the 20s in ranking. will she be able to enter the top 10, this time?

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Re: Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by PKBasu » Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:08 am

She definitely needs match practice after the long lay-off, although reports suggest she has done some intensive fitness work in Bangalore. It would not be wise to plunge straight into the Aus Open, so I hope she will be playing somewhere next week.

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Post by Prem » Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:33 am

iShUuU wrote:chances of Sania playing in Hobart are almost nill..!!..she probably cannot reach in time for quallies...!! and 3 WCs are have already been awarded to Jeesica Moore, Olivia Rogowska and Anna Wishink..!!..what next..?..do they have one last WC to be given ..?..i dont think so..
Sania is only playing doubles at Hobart........

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Re: Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by jaydeep » Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:49 am

Today Sania will play her first match after long injury-break against Russian WR #18 Anna Chakvetadze in the last match of the day (around 8 pm IST).

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Re: Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by iShUuU » Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:19 pm

Russia leads Asia-Pacific..1-0

Vera Zvonareva d. Jie Zheng... 76 64


no channel is showing these matches...DD Sports is showing live National Basketball Championships...Zee Sports is showing repeats of completed matches in Chennai as its been raining there

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Post by iShUuU » Wed Jan 07, 2009 1:22 pm

and the start of Chakvetadze vs Mirza match has been delayed :-~

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Post by akmohanty » Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:48 pm

why so?

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Post by shibi » Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:05 pm

The match has started. First set Sania 1-2

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Re: Sania Mirza Tournaments 2009 ...

Post by PKBasu » Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:32 pm

Sania breaks Chakvetadze to make it 4-4 in the first set! Superb play in the end by Sania there: she cleverly slowed down a point, then unleashed a crushing forehand cross-court shot to set up the BP. Then she came up with a superb backhand service return and dominated the next couple of shots from the baseline to win the game. Sania is BAAAACCCCKKK!!!!
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