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Dinara! Part 1

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siberiangirl
02-05-2003, 04:42 AM
O'k!Let's post the pics of Dinara alone and with Marat!I found this.:)

vaiva
02-05-2003, 10:23 AM
This picture would be more appropriate on the wtaworld where Dinara has her own thread. Don't you think so?

There is already a picture thread in this forum as well :confused:

maratski
02-05-2003, 02:00 PM
nice pic

and please keep posting them here. i don't like going to wtaworld.

Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:09 AM
same here, Ilhame. I also don't like going to wtaworld. I'll only go there if atpworld is down..

ok, i'll post some pics of Marat and Dinara :angel:

Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:10 AM
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Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:11 AM
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Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:11 AM
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Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:13 AM
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:D

Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:14 AM
(thanks to www.theguyfromrussia.com)

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Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:15 AM
(also from www.theguyfromrussia.com)

it looks like Marat on the cover of the mag Dinara is reading, what do you guys think?

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Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:16 AM
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Jessi
02-06-2003, 07:19 AM
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maratski
02-06-2003, 12:25 PM
That pic on the couch is just too cool. If you take a good look at it I can recognise Marat, but Dinara has really changed since then.

siberiangirl
02-07-2003, 06:15 AM
I wonder who is this little girl?
Dinara at Kremlin Cup 2002.

drf716
02-08-2003, 06:51 AM
...

Jessi
02-13-2003, 03:34 AM
here are some more pics :D

Jessi
02-13-2003, 03:35 AM
first win :D

Jessi
02-13-2003, 03:36 AM
:)

helena
02-13-2003, 05:32 PM
Originally posted by siberiangirl
I wonder who is this little girl?
Dinara at Kremlin Cup 2002.

A web -friend of mine who was at Paris during the DCup final told me that she thought the lil girl is the Shamil Tarpishev daughter...(she saw her but she s not 100% sure)

Jessi
02-13-2003, 08:35 PM
Tarpichev's daughter :eek:

maybe she means his grandaughter ;)

warfreakbix
02-14-2003, 05:00 AM
About the picture in the couch, definitely its Marat! The knees are the same, I would recognize that knee anywhere!!! :D :p ;)

Jessi
02-17-2003, 02:42 AM
No pics, but just wanted to let you all know that Dinara has qualified for Dubai main draw after winning thru two tough qualifying matches. :D

Go Dinara!

Jessi
02-17-2003, 08:19 AM
Correction: Dinara has not yet qualified. She has one final qualifying match to play tomorrow against De Los Rios.
Good luck, Dinara! You can do it! :bounce:

Riley Finn
02-17-2003, 12:07 PM
she defeated De Los Rios 7-6 6-3,so she's in the main draw now...just not sure where exactly

mmm!marat
02-17-2003, 07:59 PM
she plays myskina i think

Jessi
02-18-2003, 06:19 AM
she does indeed play myskina! :sad: :mad: Geez, of all the people she could get. :rolleyes: :fiery:

Oh well, good luck Dinara! You can do it, girl! :bounce: :bounce:

Jessi
02-18-2003, 11:21 PM
Dinara lost to Myskina 6-3, 6-3 :sad:

Better luck next time, Dinara! :)

drf716
02-20-2003, 09:03 AM
Erratic Safina fails in rematch
By John Roberts in Dubai
19 February 2003


Dinera Safina is remarkably like her big brother, Marat Safin, the 2000 United States Open champion. It remains to be seen whether this proves to be a blessing or a handicap. The 16-year-old Safina is tall, powerful and hugely talented. She is also temperamental and erratic.

All aspects of Safina were seen at the windswept Dubai Duty Free Open here yesterday as she lost to her 21-year-old Russian compatriot, Anastasia Myskina, for the second time in five days.

Last week Myskina defeated Safina in the quarter-finals in Doha, 6-2, 7-5 and went on to beat Elena Likhovtseva in the WTA's first all-Russian final. Yesterday, having qualified for the main draw, Safina duelled through numerous close games against the fifth-seeded Myskina in a first-round contest containing seven breaks of serve, but finished a disappointing loser, 6-4, 6-3.

Neither player was able to produce a high level of consistency in the blustery conditions. But Safina did not help her cause by double-faulting seven times and attempting risky drop shots, all but one of which failed, and neglecting to attack Myskina's second serve with conviction.

Safina also allowed her frustration with her game to manifest into flashes of temper. Children's Day at the tournament attracted a noisy group of youngsters who were not particularly interested in the tennis. Safina yelled her disapproval. She was later annoyed by the arrival of a group of women in black abayas who were slow in finding their seats in the stand. On several occasions, Safina bounced her racket, and once hit a ball in anger, causing an unemployed ball-boy to duck.

Safina is coached by her mother, Rouza Islanova, who also guided her son Marat in his early years. "She never puts any pressure," Safina said. "I put pressure on myself. She is telling me the same as Marat tells me, 'Just enjoy'. If I win, OK. If I lose, I have to work on the things that went wrong." One or two points are likely to be added to the drawing board today.

There are seven Russian women in the world's top 50, including Myskina, Likhovtseva, who lost to Germany's Anca Barna yesterday, 6-3, 6-0, and Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is due to play Jennifer Capriati in the second round today.

A further three Russians are in the top 100, including Lina Krasnoroutska, who plays the Swiss Patty Schnyder today, and Safina, ranked No 65, who has already won a WTA title. That, as we are constantly reminded, is something the much-publicised Anna Kournikova has yet to achieve.

maratski
03-05-2003, 09:53 AM
Dinara plays in IW today against Chladkova.

Good luck Dinara! :bounce:

Ma. Estefania
03-05-2003, 04:50 PM
Go Dinara!

Jessi
03-06-2003, 03:50 AM
Denisa Chladkova def. Dinara Safina 0-6 7-6 7-6. what a loss! :sad:

Better luck next time Dinara! :) :)

maratski
03-06-2003, 08:56 AM
dinara :sad:

better luck next time

Shadow
03-06-2003, 01:37 PM
oh what an unlucky loss:(

Next time it will be better, Dinara

Jessi
07-12-2003, 11:18 AM
*bump*

Dinara is in her first semis of the year in Palermo! Good luck Dinara tomorrow against Cervanova! :bounce: :bigclap:

Shadow
07-12-2003, 11:30 AM
Davai Dinara :bounce: Make the final!!!

oren987
07-12-2003, 10:21 PM
http://www.wtaworld.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=12345

Dinara is in the final

Shadow
07-12-2003, 10:29 PM
Well done Dinara :dance: :bounce:

GO FOR THE TITLE GIRL!! :D

nice pic :) thanks!

Bubble
07-13-2003, 02:51 PM
Dinara won her 2nd WTA title!

:bounce:

Jessi
07-14-2003, 01:47 AM
yes, she did it!! Congrats Dinara on winning title #2! :bigclap: :kiss:

hope she can translate her clay success onto the hardcourt. Davai Dinara!

Jessi
07-14-2003, 01:54 AM
Second WTA title for Safina


PALERMO July 13. Russian teenage sensation Dinara Safina downed Katarina Srebotnik 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to clinch the $110,000 Palermo International on clay for her second WTA title.

Safina, ranked 60th in the WTA computer lists and the No. 9 seed in Palermo, had won her first title at the Polish Open last year to become the Tour's youngest champion.

Safina, the 17-year-old sister of Russian star Marat Safin, played powerful, consistent tennis as she sailed to victory at the Country Club in the Sicilian capital.

Srebotnik, a 22-year-old ranked 42nd in the world, survived three match points before falling to her Russian opponent, who pocketed a first prize of $16,000.


Does anyone have pics of Dinara with the trophy?

tall_one
07-14-2003, 03:13 AM
Congrats Dinara!!
:clap2: :notworthy :bounce: :bigclap:

kazblah
07-14-2003, 04:41 AM
yay Dinara! :bounce: :D :)

Shadow
07-14-2003, 10:49 AM
Congrats dinara :bigclap: :bounce:

very well done :D :D

tall_one
07-16-2003, 03:20 AM
Getting To Know? Dinara Safina (article for WTA site)

The "Getting To Know?" subjects of the past two weeks have more things in common than what you would initially think. Not only do Italian veteran Silvia Farina Elia and Russian teenager Dinara Safina have (almost) rhyming surnames, they?ve both enjoyed Tour singles victories recently (Farina Elia at Strasbourg in May and Safina last week in Palermo) and they also share the same birthday - 27 April - albeit 14 years apart.

That may be where the similarities end, with 31-year-old Farina Elia nearing the end of her career and the 17-year-old Safina, a Moscow native, just starting out on hers.

Safina, sister of former ATP world No.1 and US Open champion Marat Safin, played her first Tour main draw in Estoril last year, reaching the semifinals. In just her fourth Tour event, the Idea Prokom Open in Sopot, Poland, Safina became the first qualifier in nearly three years and the youngest player in more than four years (16 years, three months) to win a singles title.

An impressive debut season on the WTA Tour concluded with a No.68 ranking, up from No.394 at the start of the year.

Safina?s Sopot title defence is just two weeks away, so what better way to prepare for that than to get the winning feeling back?

After a moderate start to 2003, reaching one quarterfinal (Doha) and qualifying for Dubai, Berlin and Rome, Safina stormed through the field at last week?s Internazionali Femminili di Palermo. Not dropping a set en route to her second career title, Safina defeated Katarina Srebotnik in final, becoming the fourth different Russian to win a Tour singles title so far in 2003.

Notes & Netcords spoke with Dinara Safina, who debuts in the Top 50 this week, during her title run in Palermo.

You played on grass at Wimbledon, this week on clay, and soon on the hard courts. Is it difficult to change surfaces like that?

No, not really. It depends on my preparations for each tournament, but I can play on all surfaces. It really depends on my condition and if I?ve had time to prepare for each surface. If I don?t have a lot of practice on a surface, then it may be difficult.

You have won your second WTA Tour title. Knowing that you already have one title, did it take the pressure off when going for your second?

No, I didn?t really think about that. I just wanted to think about winning this one.

This year, you made your debuts at the first three Grand Slams, the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon. You have already played at the US Open. If you could win only one, which one would it be?

Well, I like mostly all of them. I like the French, Wimbledon and US Open, but I think I would want to win the US Open because my brother won there.

Tennis is obviously in your family. Your mother coaches you, your father directs a tennis club, and your brother plays on the men?s Tour. How has that helped you?

They give me good advice because they have a lot of experience. My brother gave me lots of advice when I was younger and getting started. But now, we don?t talk about tennis too much because we don?t always want to be talking about tennis. It would probably make us crazy! But I do like it when he watches my matches.

When you were younger, who were some of your idols?

It was usually the person who was winning (dominating), especially at the Grand Slams. So, first it was Steffi Graf and then it was Martina Hingis and then Lindsay Davenport.

You?re 17 and one of the up-and-comers on the Tour. What is one of your major goals for this year?

I don?t really have one goal in particular except to enjoy playing.

You grew up in Spain. What was that like? Do you speak a lot of Spanish?

All of my family was there, so it was OK. It was easy there. I don?t really speak a lot of Spanish.

As you know, the Russian players on the Tour are getting lots of attention. You seem to get along with many of them and spend a lot of time with them. Is it more difficult for you to play against them?

We practice together sometimes or go to dinner together, but it isn?t more difficult to play them because in a match, I see them as just like any other player.

You said that one of your hobbies is going to the cinema, what is your favorite movie?

I don?t know. I don?t think I really have one. The last movie I saw was the Jim Carrey movie, "Bruce Almighty." I like him a lot. I don?t know what the English titles are for his movies, but I think he is really funny.

Jessi
07-16-2003, 08:27 AM
thanks :)

maratgirl
07-16-2003, 10:57 AM
saw that movie too :)

Anik
07-29-2003, 01:45 AM
Hi,

I have photos of Dinara in Palermo 2003 in my website...

www.dinarasafina.com >> Others >> Galleries >> 2003 Tournaments ;)

bye bye

Shadow
07-29-2003, 12:15 PM
Thank you :)

Great pics :clap2:

tall_one
07-30-2003, 03:12 AM
Dinara beat Sakowics 6/4 4/6 6/2 :D :bigclap:
and will play Pennetta next

Jessi
07-31-2003, 12:08 AM
At least Dinara is doing well. In the second rnd she beat Penetta 61 76.

Keep it up, Dinara!

Shadow
07-31-2003, 03:00 PM
Good Luck in your next match, Dinara :)

tall_one
08-01-2003, 02:26 AM
Dinara lost to Pistolesi 6/7 6/1 4/1 ret
Supposely Dinara retired due to the heat...

Shadow
08-28-2003, 12:31 PM
Today Dinara will play her 2nd round match against Cervanova on court 7, 11:00 new york time. She has a good change to go through round 4...when she wins this one she will play either Schaul or Reeves!

Davai Dinara :yippee:

tall_one
08-29-2003, 03:13 AM
Dinara beat Cervanova 6/4 6/1:woohoo:
and plays Schaul next.

Shadow
08-31-2003, 07:36 PM
Dinara won 6-4 7-5 against Schaul :bounce: :bounce: :woohoo:

Now she will face Henin-Hardenne.

Davai Dinara! Try your best out there :D :D

tall_one
09-01-2003, 03:47 AM
I found this interview on http://www.dinarasafina.com I think the interview was done in (or translated into) French and the webmistress tried to translate it into english so I'm not sure if some of the parts that don't make as much sense are due to Dinara's english or the webmistress' english... so I've switched some of the words around in the interview, anything in italics has been altered by me, if you want to read the unaltered version feel free to visit the website

US Open

31/08/2003
Dinara Safina, the little sister of big Marat :rolleyes:

Sunday 31 aug 2003 - NEW YORK (AFP)
The young Russian Dinara Safina, qualified for the 4th round of US Open of tennis, for the first time of her career in a Grand Slam, would like to walk in the footstepsof her famous brother, Marat, the surprise winner in New York in 2000.

"I walk on his footsteps. I hope to achieve the same course as or to still better do to him. But I still have far to go", laughs Safina, who faces the Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne, the number 2 seed, Monday in the fourth round.

Safina (1m82 and 70 kilos) is trained by her mother, Raouza Islanova, but specifies that her brother's precise also invaluable councils to her for better managing her career.

"It helps me alot. Not only for tennis but also for all that occurs in-outside ground ", the Russian concedes, who however is disappointed to not be able to share her happiness with her big brother.

"It is always a dream to pass one, two or three rounds in a tournament of the Grand Slam. I would so much have liked to share this moment with Marat but, unfortunately,he is not there."

The big brother, out with US Open, is currently in Moscow, where he slowly recovers from his left wrist injury.

Safina, 17 years, had a beautiful season in 2003, punctuated by her second title on circuit WTA (this summer in Palermo). The Russian knows however that she must improve certain aspects of her play to cross a new stage.

"Of the players like Kim (Clijsters) and Justine are so fast that it is necessary oneself to be made violence to be able to compete with them", explained the small sister, ranked 71 in the world. "I must also try to be more regular while remaining powerful".

Safina hadn't passed the 1st round in 2003 Grand Slams, a mishap which it especially justifies by the quality of the adversaries met this year.

"I really did not have chances this year. I always fell on players classified very well: Slovène Katarina Srebotnik in Australia, the Russian Anastasia Myskina in Roland-Garros and Australian Alicia Molik in Wimbledon."

Next up, Safina is hardly made illusions vs Henin-Hardenne, one of big favorite of the tournament.

"You know, if I win a set and that I am not ridiculous, I will be already very happy", she entrusted.

"She is a so complete player, if strong mentally that if one releases taken as of the first play, it will be very difficult to hold rate."



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here is another article :)
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The Genes to Succeed at the Open
By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY

The most prominent member of Russia's first tennis family is nowhere to be seen at Flushing Meadows. Marat Safin, who won the United States Open in 2000, was here early last week, long enough to have the cast on his left wrist removed and to watch his younger sister, Dinara Safina, win her opening match.

The 71st-ranked Safina has not stopped winning. She advanced to the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, with a 6-4, 7-5 victory over Claudine Schaul of Luxembourg on Saturday. Her career began in earnest last year at the Open, when she won her first match, then won only one game against Serena Williams in the next.

Despite that experience, she still considers the Open her favorite major tournament. "I just like New York, from the juniors and maybe because my brother won here," the 17-year-old Safina said yesterday.

Her brother won in such style at age 20 - ripping through Pete Sampras in straight sets with his athleticism and impressive two-handed backhand - that it looked very much as if a new tennis era had begun. But it has yet to materialize.

Despite all his talent, Safin has been held back, mostly by injuries. Though he briefly reached No. 1 in the world in 2000, he has yet to win another major title. As the seasons pass and younger, healthier players like Roger Federer and Andy Roddick keep improving, the odds do not increase for Safin.

Though he was brilliant down the stretch last season and in top form in leading Russia to its first Davis Cup title, he has played sparingly this year because of a torn ligament in his wrist. The injury forced him to retire from the Australian Open in January and miss the last three Grand Slam events.

"The game needs a guy like that around; he's a great personality for the game of tennis," said Lleyton Hewitt, who blamed the length of the season, in part, for Safin's physical problems.

Referring to the men's tour and the International Tennis Federation, Hewitt added: "I think there's got to be a way that the ATP or the I.T.F. or everyone has to sit down and work out the schedule. I think the reason I got the chickenpox at the end of 2001 was because I was run down from playing so many matches and a Davis Cup final."

Safina, who splits her time between her native Moscow and her training base in Spain near Valencia, does not yet risk playing too many matches on the WTA Tour. Because of her age, she is still limited by the Tour's age-eligibility rules.

Nearly 6 feet tall, she is, like her brother, an intimidating presence. Though she has won three rounds at the Open, she has yet to play a seeded player. That will change tonight, when she faces second-seeded Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium, the French Open champion.

"I'm not thinking about winning the tournament yet," Safina said with a laugh. "I'm just thinking about my match tomorrow and just to play good. Last year, I won one game. This year, I will try to win two games and then we'll see."

tall_one
09-02-2003, 05:02 AM
Dinara lost to Henin 6/0 6/3 :sad:

tall_one
09-07-2003, 03:56 AM
Dinara plays Anglique Widjaja in the 1st round of the Wismilak International Tennis Tournament.

Go Dinara!

Shadow
09-07-2003, 10:10 PM
Davai Dinara :bounce:

tall_one
09-11-2003, 02:10 AM
Dinara lost to Widjaja 7/6 4/6 7/5


Dementieva, Rubin Cruise In Bali

BALI, Indonesia - Top-seeded American Chanda Rubin and No. 2 Elena Dementieva of Russia both breezed to straight-sets wins in the second round of the $225,000 Wismilak International, while local favorite Angelique Widjaja registered an exciting first-round win.

Rubin, seeking her third title of the year, routed Spain's Maria Sanchez Lorenzo, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of this Tier III hardcourt event. The 27-year-old Louisiana native was upset in the first round of the U.S. Open and last month had to withdraw from the Canadian Open with a shoulder injury.

Dementieva, who lost in the fourth round of the U.S. Open to Jennifer Capiriati, ousted German Anna-Lena Groenefeld, 6-4, 6-1.

Widjaja, who hails from Bandung, got past promising Russian Dinara Safina, 7-6, 4-6, 7-5. The match was halted by rain after the first two sets, marking the first time in three years rain has stopped play here.

After the rain delay, Widjaja scored the first 10 points, but Safina - the younger sister of former men's No. 1 Marat Safin - roared back to take a 5-3 lead before the 18-year-old Indonesian was buoyed by the partisan crowd. Widjaja became the first Indonesian to win a Wimbledon title in 2001, when she recorded a 6-4, 0-6, 7-5 triumph over Safina to win the junior girls title.

"In the past I have often been up in the match, but then I lost," Widjaja said. "This time I thought I had lost, but I won. I'm happy with the result today. She was playing well, but I was playing well also. I focused well in the third set. That's what makes me happy."

German Anca Barna registered a 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 victory over eighth-seeded Korean Jeong Cho to earn a quarterfinal encounter with Rubin.

Japan's Saori Obata reached the quarterfinals here for the second straight year with a convincing 6-1, 6-1 win over Austrian Barbara Schett.

Third-seeded Spaniard Conchita Martinez moved into the second round with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) win over countrywoman and lucky loser Arantxa Parra. Martinez will face Venezuela's Maria Vento-Kabchi, who dispatched Spanish qualifier Rossana Neffa-De Los Rios, 6-4, 6-4.

The winner collects $35,000 and 145 rankings points.

(article off of gotennis.com)

tall_one
09-15-2003, 02:23 AM
Dinara plays Emmanuelle Gagliardi from Switzerland in the first round of Shanghai.
Go Dinara! :crazy:

Shadow
09-15-2003, 06:42 PM
Dinara won 6-3 7-5 :woohoo:

She will probably face Dokic next. Hopefully Marat is their to support her! :)

Davai Dinara :bounce:

maratski
09-15-2003, 07:46 PM
Dinara :)

Good luck in round two :bounce:

Jessi
09-15-2003, 08:11 PM
:woohoo: well done Dinara!

Good luck in the next rnd!

tall_one
09-17-2003, 02:55 AM
Dinara and Morigama beat (2) Black/Molik 7/6 3/6 6/3 in doubles! :woohoo: :woohoo:

On Thursday they will play Loit/Pratt.


Dinara plays Dokic on Center Court (2nd match) on Wednesday.

:yeah: Good Luck Dinara! :yeah:

Jessi
09-17-2003, 07:11 AM
Davai Dinara! You can beat her!

Shadow
09-17-2003, 12:54 PM
Dinara won 6/1 6/4 against Dokic!! :eek:

:woohoo: :woohoo: Dinara, WELL done!!! :yeah:

Good Luck in next round :yippee:

maratski
09-17-2003, 08:33 PM
:woohoo:

tall_one
09-18-2003, 03:12 AM
:woohoo: Way to go Dinara! :woohoo:

up next... (3) Sugiyama or (WC) Sun
hmmm...Dinara is 0/2 against Sugiyama so hopefully Sun wins

Dinara and Morigami play doubles Thursday verses Loit and Pratt, so
Good luck Dinara and Morigami :rolls:

Jessi
09-18-2003, 03:41 AM
Dinara! :clap2: :rocker: :banana:

tall_one
09-19-2003, 03:42 AM
Dinara and Morigami lost to Loit and Pratt 6/4 6/3 :sad:

Good Luck tomorrow against Sugiyama! :yeah:

Shadow
09-19-2003, 05:11 PM
Dinara lost 4-6 6-7 to Sugiyama :sad: :sad:

maratski
09-23-2003, 11:26 AM
she's up to # 54 in the rankings :)

Shadow
09-23-2003, 01:39 PM
:D :) Hopefully she can continue climbing up the ranking ... :bounce:

tall_one
09-29-2003, 12:57 AM
Dinara plays (5) Magdalena Maleeva 1st round of the Kremlin Cup

Dinara is also playing doubles with Jelena Dokic and they play (2) Black and Likhovtseva in the 1st round.

Good Luck Dinara!

Jessi
09-29-2003, 01:10 AM
Is Maleeva the defending champ? Davai Dinara! You can beat her!

Safina/Dokic :D :cool:

tall_one
09-29-2003, 01:30 AM
Good memory! Maleeve beat Davenport in the final last year

Shadow
09-29-2003, 10:23 AM
Davai Dinara :bounce:

Dinara/Jelena in doubles :eek: never thought these 2 would team up ;)
:banana:

Cris
09-29-2003, 12:55 PM
Go Dinara!!! :bounce:

Shadow
09-29-2003, 06:53 PM
Dinara will play the third match tomorrow on center court :D (15:00 pm moscow time) and she will be LIVE on eurosport!!! great :woohoo: :woohoo: so i can see her on tv for the 3rd time ;) :)

DAVAI DINARA :yippee:

maratski
09-29-2003, 09:39 PM
Davai Dinara :bounce:

I better make sure I'm home at that ime ;)

Jessi
09-30-2003, 02:23 AM
Good luck Dinara!

tall_one
09-30-2003, 03:24 AM
http://smileys.******************/cat/18_1_103.gif Davai Dinara! http://smileys.******************/cat/18_1_103.gif

BelgianWaffle
09-30-2003, 02:25 PM
Congrats dinara :banana: :banana:

Shadow
09-30-2003, 02:26 PM
she won!!! 6-4 3-6 7-5 :woohoo: :bounce:

what a great fighting. she was down 1-3 and one point from 1-4 in 3rd set but she pulled it out :bigclap: :yeah:

Cris
09-30-2003, 02:30 PM
:woohoo: Dinara won!!!!!! 6-4 3-6 7-5 :woohoo:
Great job!!!!!!! :bounce:

This scoreboard was driving me crazy!!!! :cuckoo:

Jessi
09-30-2003, 06:41 PM
:woohoo: :banana: :banana:

Bravo Dinara!

Cris
09-30-2003, 07:14 PM
Her next match will be against Francesca Schiavone. Go Dinara!!! :bounce:

Jessi
09-30-2003, 07:16 PM
Thanks. I was just about to ask who she plays next.

Davai Dinara! :banana:

Shadow
09-30-2003, 07:43 PM
:crazy: Go go Dinara :crazy:

hopefully the match will be again on eurosport, as today :bounce:

maratski
09-30-2003, 08:05 PM
:woohoo:

tall_one
10-01-2003, 02:23 AM
:woohoo: Congrats Dinara! :woohoo:

pic from the match...
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/afp/20030930/capt.sge.kkq39.300903171919.photo00.default-299x340.jpg

tall_one
10-01-2003, 02:40 AM
Safina does the deed in first round
Associated Press - Tuesday, September 30


MOSCOW -- Defending champion Magdalena Maleeva was knocked out of the Kremlin Cup in the first round Tuesday, losing 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 to Russian teenager Dinara Safina.


Safina, the 17-year-old sister of Marat Safin, broke the fifth-seeded Maleeva in the fifth game of the first set and opened the second set with another break.


Maleeva needed four break points in the eighth game of the second set before tying the match at 1-all.


Safina saved six break points in the third game of the third set and rallied from a 3-1 deficit to advance to the second round.


In other matches, second-seeded Agustin Calleri defeated wild card Denis Golovanov 6-2, 6-2; Stefan Koubek beat Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (4), 6-0; Marc Rosset had six aces and beat German qualifier David Prinosil 6-1, 6-1; Ivan Ljubicic defeated qualifier Tomas Zib 6-2, 6-4.


Also, American Alexandra Stevenson defeated Elena Dokic 6-3, 6-1; and Francesca Schiavone defeated Lina Krasnoroutskaya 2-6, 6-0, 6-4.

Cris
10-01-2003, 03:25 AM
Dinara did a great job!!! :) Thanks!!!

Shadow
10-01-2003, 09:48 PM
Dinara will play tomorrow, the 2nd match on court 1 against Schiavone.

Good Luck Dinara :)

Cris
10-01-2003, 09:50 PM
Go Dinara!!! :bounce:

Cris
10-02-2003, 12:14 PM
:sad: She lost :sad:
Schiavone def. Dinara 7-5 7-6

Shadow
10-02-2003, 12:38 PM
:sad: Dinara
she had her chances there and fought hard, well better luck next time dinara.

maratski
10-02-2003, 03:36 PM
:sad:

Cris
10-02-2003, 04:50 PM
I just think that she has to be more confident and stay calm in crucial moments of the match.
This year has been good for her. She's improving her game. Hope she has better results. Good luck, Dinara!!! :)

Jessi
10-02-2003, 06:39 PM
I agree with you Lilly! Better luck next time, Dinara!

maratski
10-02-2003, 08:26 PM
This year is a very good learning experience for her. Because of the age rule she cannot play too much and can't be consisten, but I'm sure that when she becomes 18 she'll be a steady top 40 player, if not top 30

tall_one
10-25-2003, 07:15 PM
Here are articles about Russians Girls generally speaking. A French Journalist of l'Equipe Magazine interviewed Dementieva, Petrova, Myskina, Zvonareva, Krasnoroutskaya, Bovina, Likhovtseva and Safina (this one interviewed by Marat !) in Moscow. They're talking about their debuts on so on and so forth. Here is my translation. Sorry the girl who translated this forgot to leave her name, if she comes back to Safinator and leaves it I'll add it here.

THE NEW RUSSIAN'S DOLLS

They were five on the last 16 at the last Wimbledon, they won all September's WTA events, nine of them are on the Top 50, and moreover, they're almost as beautiful as Anna Kournikova is. They're the new Russian's dolls,and in contrary to Anna, they already have a palmares! (Note : This guy forget that Lina and Nadia didn't win a WTA Tour's event yet). "L'Equipe Magazine" came to meet them, at home in Moscow. They introduce themselves to you.


Elena Dementieva : Insatiable

"When i was a child, there wasn't a lots of tennis on television. This sport wasn't popular at all in Russia. Then it changed because Boris Eltsine began to play tennis and wished to develop it. Then, the success of some Russian's players helped a lot to popularize this sport. Some parents saw there a mean for their children to work for a better life. Though, that's not the reason why my parents proposed me to play tennis. They weren't expecting to see me playing as a professionnal. They just thought that a good education included to have a sport. They liked tennis, and shared with me their passions. After school, i went to the court, and i loved that. It was only fun, nothing else. That's why it took a long time for me to think that tennis would be my job. Even when i began to win tournaments and to earn money, i found it was great, but i believed it would finish as soon as i would come back to study in University. I liked to study, i have learnt French and a lots of interesting things which will be always useful.
That's also the reason why i had some troubles to stay at the high level after coming on the Top ten in 2000. These incredible debuts provoked a enormous expectations from the sponsors, and when i realized i didn't really satisfy them, i lost confidence. In fact, it was more difficult than at the beginning of my career, when i knew that each match i play could have been the last if i didn't win it. That's my parents who helped me to finance my debuts on the Tour, but it was really expensive. So i had to earn money enough to go to the next tournament. But this pression was positive, it helped me to fight on the and to appreciate the game.
I've lost my fist four finals on the WTA Tour, but i can't say i was a loser. I wasn't just ready to climb that step which connected the newcome to the adult professionnal. I didn't think i would be able to be one of these professionnals, while i had tennistically speaking the potential to do it. But when i won my first tournament, at the beginning of the year, and feel this incredible sensation of joy, i felt it was like the real debut of a new career : i want to feel these emotions, every tournament. When you know that, you automatically change, you want to win more, have again this sensation, to share it with my mother, always near of the court.
My mother has always been there for me. At the beginning,she was my coach, my manager, my only supporter, and my best friend. But she never tried to push me. She didn't want me to become a tennis player, it took some time for her to accept that i would be happy to play tennis. I don't know how we did it, but we always succeeded to forget tennis when we came back at home. I believe i had a standart childhood because of that, even if my mother and I were most of the time abroad, not at home. For my father, it has been more difficult. He stayed at home while we were all around the world. My mother sacrified her woman's life for me, and by consequence, my father sacrified his family's life. Because of that, their relationships were somtimes difficult. My brother must suffer too from the absences of my mother. In fact, that's the only bad point of my life"


Nadia Petrova :Tenacious

" My father and my mother were high level's athletes. My father was trowing th hammer, and my mother ran on the 400 m. So that's logical that i've done athletics as soon as i could do. I really wanted to do the same thing that my parents did, but at those days, tennis began popular in Russia, at the beginning of the 90's. As i took part on a lots of sports, i was a child with a good timing, gifted for the physical's efforts. I fastly showed my predispositions in tennis. When i was 11, my father has been given a job : a post of an athletics' coach in Egypt, and we lived there for five years. I had perfect conditions to practice. Before that period, i only played for fun. In Egypt, i really began to think seriously that tennis could become more than a game. Everything began at my first Junior's event. In 1998, two days before my sixteeth birthday, i won Roland Garros Junior, and became professionnal. I love that tournament : this year, i've beaten Jennifer Capriati and Vera Zvonareva before to lose against Kim Clijsters. I only needed just something more to go more higher. Someday, i will reach it."


Anastasia Myskina : Ambitious

"At my debuts, i didn't have the support of an enterprise or of the federation. That's a private person who helped me, as a sponsor. I don't remember his name. That's like the story of Marat Safin, moreover, this is a friend of Marat's sponsor who sponsored me. It helped me a lot. Thanks to him, i could play and travel. He gave me a chance, and i took it. I know that this system is different of what's happening in France, where the federation supports their players, but it's something normal in Russia. I didn't have another choice to do. My mother took some contacts with persons who could help me to begin my career, at 14 years old. It was a loan, without any delay for the repayment. I had money to star my career, and when you begin to earn money, you just pay them back.
In my view, it's pretty fair. In contrary to rumoers, there aren't big interest rates. I have payed back what i've been lending, not more, not less. Now, i have nothing to pay to anyone. I prefer that, even if money doesn't really have importance for me. I'm happy to earn money, but that's not a goal to reach. Only my results are interesting for me. I want to be on the Top 5 next year, and i truly believe that i can even be Number One. That's the essential! I see the things pretty simply : i work, i play well, i win matches, so i earn money.
I know how to enjoy my life. I'm extrovert, i've been sometimes comparing to Marat Safin or Andrei Chesnokov. That's right that like them, i can have a hint of madness. That why too i accept to appear on pictures almost nakedon the GQ Magazine. It shocked a little bit people in Russia, they didn't think i would be able to do it. But my friends and my parents liked it, so i'm happy to have done it. I just have been surprised because pictures have been cleaned on computer to give the impression that i'm completly nude, while i wasn't in fact. Finally, it makes me laugh.
I really like to have fun, to laugh, to take the positive of every situations in my life generally speaking. Russians often looks sad, and they have good reasons for that, life is not easy for everyone. But i have no reason to be like that, i've to be happy, to enjoy my life. When i see people on streets,i feel i don't have the right to don't enjoy my life, to make people i love glad to live, and be happy myself. I've a strange relationships with Moscow. I love my city, to come back here, but on the other hand, i find that anyone in Mocow looks like the clouds : they're sad and greys. But hopefully, the sky canaso be beautiful in Moscow, without any clouds."


Vera Zvonareva : Detemined

"To beat Venus Williams this year in Roland Garros is my best souvenir on the Tour. I played on the Central for the first time, against one of the favorites and i've beaten her. It didn't change my life, but i felt the positive of this victory just after, on my confidence. That's exactly the type of victory which indicates you the right way when you're not feeling good while you're practicing. You remember about it, and you fight again. When 'm not good, i think about that match, in particularly about my enthousiasm. That's simple : now i know i can beat anyone on the Tour. I guessed it before, but i still had doubts about it. Not anymore.Until this day, my main souvenir of tennis was a defeat 6/0 6/0 against Nadia Petrova, and it really hurt me for a long time. I Paris, after Williams, i've faced Nadia and she has beaten me again, but in a 3 close sets this time ..."


Lina Krasnoroutskaya : Predestined

"I'm a child of tennis ! Two years old, i already was on the courts. My mother coached other children, it was her job. She had to worry about me too, so she took me with her. I surely touched my first racket at 2 years old. That's the beginning of my career. In my family, everybody says that when i've asking what i wanted to do later, i answered "World's champion". I believe i've soon determined, and my parents coach me for that. It wasn't easy at all, because the problems i had on courts with them kept going when we came ack home. They often were angry about me, and i didn't want to talk to them anymore. They were difficult coach.
I grew up, but when i was a child, they were screaming to me because i didn't manage to do do what i've been asking for. A child stucks, after 4 hours of practice. He doesn't understand what he has to do. But my parents didn't support it. I was 6 or 7, i remember i was very tired, but i only knew that i had to work.
On the same period, i went to the School like every children. : for ten years, i practiced 2 hours on the morning, then i went to school, and i came back for another two hours the evening on court. Results came fastly. At 6, i played my first tournaments in Russia. At 9, i went out of Russia for the first time, i played a French event, without my parents. It was strange to be alone at 9. But i've a great souvenir from that stay in France, i understood there that i'd have to take my responsabilities.
On the other hand, it was occasion to eat a lots of ice creams,as many as i wanted, i remember clearly about that ! I won the tournament by beating girls who were older than me. My mother told me that when she asked me if i had communicate with people, i answered that i spoke English with them, while i didn't speak any word on this language ...
Later, at 11 or 12 years old, Octagon signed me my first contract, i could travel abroad.I think that this is at this moment i realize that my dreams could come true."


Elena Bovina : Persistent

"My father has worked at the Russia's embassy in Maroc during 4 years. That's there that i began to play tennis, by carrying my sister who took 3 lessons by week. I began my career as a ball-girl, at 3 years old ! One day, the coach suggested me to try to play. I liked it. My sister has finally chosen to study law, in the United States. She was borned in Marseille, and speaks a fluent French, like my mother. My father wished that one of his daughters would do a career in tennis, but he never forced us. It was his dream, but i never feel it. I've been fastly convinced by what i wanted to do : i improved a lot, and at 14 years old, IMG began to finance my debuts."


Elena Likhovtseva : Lucid

" When i began to play tennis, the Sovietic Union still was. I was 7 years old, and i lived in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, more closer to China than Moscow. My family is from Moscow, but my grand father has been stripped of his civil rights, and sent into exile after 10 years of reeducation in Siberia. His crime, i've been told at home, was just to ask the bad question to the bad person... After that, he came in Kazakhstan because he wasn't allowed to come back to Moscow. I am borned in Alma Ata. But even if we were far of Moscow, we felt the consequences of his "crime". My father became Geologist but never had the right to travel abroad while he had several prpositions to work out of Russia. When i began to travel, for tournaments, i was always afraid to be forbidden to gout of Russia, and to lose my passports.
There aren't only bad sides on the Sovietic Union. To start tennis, or more generally, sport, it was easy. Everything was organized, and if the work was difficult, the atmosphere between children and coach was OK. In fact in Alma Ata, i don't know on the other cities. In Sumer we went to holiday's colonies. We woke up at five Am, it was hard sometimes.
But today, it think it's more complicated for a child who wants to be a sportsman of high level. Everything now is expensive. Of course, liberty doesn't have price, and to travel you have to do some sacrifices. Now we have the choice to do what we want to do. And even if this choice is only theric, and that it's conditionned buy financial's means, this choice exists in mentalities now, and that's capital. There is hope, and a sort of freedom.
Since i'm living in Moscow, i really see the gap which is growing between the rare rich and the poor. And in Moscow, the life is less difficult than in countries. That's why now parents are dreaming about a destiny a la Kafelnikov or Kournikova and send their children to play tennis to have a better life. Tennis now is a social elevation. Why not, after all... That's just too bad to keep pression on children who just want to have fun. In Russia, sometimes, the sport is nt a game, even for children."


Dinara Safina : Perfectionnist
(Interviewed by her brother Marat Safin)

Marat :Why are you so impatient? Why do you want everything while you're only 17 years old.
Dinara : I love tennis too much. I practice a lot, i only think about it. So i'm giving everything to tennis, and i work. When i lose, it hurts a lot, i really suffer from it. It's right that i'm only 17 years ld, but Martina Hingis was Number 1 a this point... And that's my character to be like that, when i want something, i really need to have it.

For example?
It's only about wins, technical's acquisitions... Nothing is more important than tennis.

And you think that it's good for you?
Yes, because i love it. I want to give my all to tennis, during the 10 or 12 years i will play. Then, i'll see, i'll have children, have another life.

But today, what do yopu like in your player's life? What give you pleasure?
Apart to win matches, i like to earn money. I like to know that i'll have money enough to lead my own life and educate my future children. They won't miss anything. But i don't like to travel, that the bad point, i'm afraid of planes. With defeats. I like too the Player's Lounges : i love to chat with everyone, so stay there almost all my life, and i speak...

Last question : What do you think about me ?
You're my God ! When you play, i love to watch you. When you lose, i'm more sad than when it's me who lose. When you're hurt, i suffer. When you talk to me, i drink your words. I hate to hear or see something bad about you. I know you do all you can to be the Number 1. For me, you're the most talented of every players on the Tour, and don't have the half of your talent. The only thing which is better on me is that i more love to work than you, that's the only thing i can do.Anyway, even if you don't practice for 3 days, you're always the better. But i miss a practice, i will lose my abilities, and i'm unhappy. It made me cried when i went to school and to have bad marks at school. I want everything to be perfect. The approximations drive me crazy." (lol :p )

Jessi
10-25-2003, 09:53 PM
Cheeky Marat asking his lil sis what she thinks of him. ;) Did he prepare the answer for her and said here read this .. haha :p

Jessi
10-25-2003, 09:54 PM
thanks tall_one for posting it :)

Btw, are you nicki from Christine's forum?

Anna Safina
10-25-2003, 09:54 PM
so sweet!!!

Shadow
10-25-2003, 10:12 PM
LOL, thats very sweet. Especially what Dinara answers in the last question :eek: :angel:

Shadow
10-25-2003, 10:12 PM
thanks tall_one :D


Welcome Anna Safina :wavey:

Jessi
10-25-2003, 10:19 PM
Dinara is a safinette like us :angel: ;)

I love her answer. She expressed what all of us feel about Marat.

Jessi
10-25-2003, 10:22 PM
Welcome Anna Safina! :)

Shadow
10-25-2003, 10:30 PM
Dinara is a safinette like us :angel: ;)

I love her answer. She expressed what all of us feel about Marat.

She is :angel:

i love the way she admires him :worship: They both love each other so much :hearts:

tall_one
10-26-2003, 12:03 AM
thanks tall_one for posting it :)

Btw, are you nicki from Christine's forum?

LOL! You're the 2nd person this week to ask me that...I wonder what is going on...Yup I'm nicki :devil:

Cris
10-26-2003, 12:43 AM
Thanks Nicki :)
Great interview! Dinara is so sweet!:angel:

Welcome Anna Safina!!! :wavey:

Shadow
10-26-2003, 12:55 PM
here is the interview again... translated by Clèment.

safinator.com

Interview of Dinara by Marat
L'Equipe
October 2003
Translated by Clément Vuattier.. thanks!


Marat: Why are you so impatient.Why do want you all, immediately, whereas you are just 17 years old?

Dinara: I like too much tennis. I like too much to win. I train a lot, I only think of that. Then, I give all to tennis and I do nothing else apart from work. When I loose, I live it badly, that really makes me suffer. It is true, I am only 17 years old, but, at this age, Martina Hingis was world number 1...And, it is my nature which is like that, when I want something, it is necessary for me to have it.

Marat: What for example?

Dinara: It is especially acts of tennis, of victories, technical acquisitions... In any event, anything does not count as much as tennis for me.

Marat: And you believe that it is good for you?

Dinara: Yes, because I like that. I want to give all to tennis during the 10 or 12 years that I have to play. After, I will pass to another thing. I will have children, I will have another life.

Marat: But today, what do you like in this life of professional player? What gives you pleasure?

Dinara: Put aside to win matches, I like to earn money. I like especially to know that I can earn some sufficiently to be able to live well during all my life and to buy what I want, when I want, without having count. That reassures me to say that to me, which I will be able to spend without counting too much and to bring up my children without ever misses anything. Besides that, I do not like so much to travel, I am too afraid of plane. It is the large black spot of this life. With the defeats. Ah, there is another thing that I like: players lounges. I love talking with everyone, then I spend my time there, and I speak, I speak...

Marat: Last question: what do you think of me?

Dinara: You are my god! When you play, I love to see you. When you loose, I am even sadder than when it is me. When you are wounded, I suffer. When you speak to me, I drink your words. When you come to see me playing, I am with the angels. I hate to hear or read something evil on you. I know that you are a worker and that you do all that you can to be number 1. For me, you have the greatest talent of all the players and I have not half of yours. The only thing that I have moreover than you, it is that I like working a bit more than you. I can do that during 24 hours per day, but it is not your case, I know that. In any way, if you do not train during 3 days, you are always also strong. Me, if I miss a training, I regress and I am unhappy. That makes me cry, as when I went to school with bad marks. I want to do everything perfectly. The approximation makes me crazy.

Cris
10-26-2003, 03:01 PM
Thanks Andrea!!!
Dinara's words about Marat are so sweet. Nice interview! :)

Jessi
10-26-2003, 07:29 PM
LOL! You're the 2nd person this week to ask me that...I wonder what is going on...Yup I'm nicki :devil:

nothing's going on.. i'm just nosy is all :p

anyway, nice to have you here, nicki :wavey:

Shadow
10-26-2003, 08:45 PM
i also did not know you are nicki :wavey:

Anna Safina
10-27-2003, 05:32 PM
Thanks for welcome!

I like it to be by marat lover inside

Jessi
10-27-2003, 07:37 PM
huh? :o lol

Shadow
10-27-2003, 08:13 PM
lol, what is that...

Jessi
10-27-2003, 08:36 PM
i don't know..your guess is as good as mine, lol

I'm thinking she'd like to be Marat's lover but hey, who doesn't? ;)

Shadow
10-27-2003, 08:41 PM
could be ;) as lover and marat are in the same sentence LOL

maybe she can tell us what she means ;)

Anna Safina
10-30-2003, 05:38 PM
This also! :lol:
But i mean that i am happy to be here, because you also love marat!
Understand?

helena
10-30-2003, 09:54 PM
hi
www.dinarasafina.com has a new design!!!!
come on the mess board and tell what u think about ! there's also some new pics.....i luv this site !:)

Jessi
11-01-2003, 08:06 PM
cool! thanks for the heads up, helena :)

Shadow
11-01-2003, 08:35 PM
the new layout is great :yeah: Good work :D

Shadow
11-01-2003, 08:36 PM
This also! :lol:
But i mean that i am happy to be here, because you also love marat!
Understand?

yep :wavey:

maratski
11-02-2003, 02:35 PM
I see a new fan here :)

Hi Anna :wavey:

qliz2000
11-08-2003, 09:00 PM
i thought Dinara's answer to Marat's last question was amusing.
I mean, having your sister say that you are her god is just...funny.

Jessi
11-08-2003, 11:08 PM
welcome gliz2000 :)

Are you a fan of Marat? Can't tell by your avatar ;)

Shadow
11-09-2003, 12:28 AM
hi qliz2000 :wavey:

qliz2000
11-09-2003, 11:57 PM
Hey,
I haven't seen Marat in action before, so next year, I'll make my opinion on him. :)

Shadow
11-10-2003, 05:52 PM
wow, you never saw him playing on tv? :eek:

Hopefully you`ll see him soon :)

Jessi
11-10-2003, 09:45 PM
Hey,
I haven't seen Marat in action before, so next year, I'll make my opinion on him. :)

you've never seen Marat play?? :eek: Are you new to tennis?

Hope you get to see him in action at the AO next year.

qliz2000
11-11-2003, 06:08 PM
Yes, it's hard to believe, but I haven't seen Marat play.
I can't wait though. :D
I'm new to tennis if you mean watching pro tennis

Jessi
11-12-2003, 07:18 PM
yes, thats what i meant. How did you become interested in Marat if you've never seen him play?

qliz2000
11-12-2003, 08:53 PM
a friend of mine totally loves him
i got interested, and found out about marat
after that, i just had to like the guy
i'm not an avid fan right now, though ;)

Shadow
11-12-2003, 08:57 PM
once you heard of him you cant get him out of your head :D its something...
just wait until you saw him playing ;)

maratski
11-12-2003, 10:31 PM
give him a chance and get under the spell that's called marat ;)

Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:53 PM
some pics from www.dinarasafina.com

http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/kremlin/kremlin15_2003.jpg

Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:53 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:53 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:54 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:54 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:55 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:55 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:55 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:56 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:56 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:56 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:57 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:57 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:57 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:58 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:58 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:59 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 03:59 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:00 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:00 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:01 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:01 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:02 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:02 PM
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Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:03 PM
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http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/wimbledon/junior10.jpg

Shadow
11-19-2003, 04:03 PM
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/AutreTournois/4.jpg
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/AutreTournois/14.jpg
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/divers/goodman9.jpg
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/divers/goodman10.jpg
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/Magazine/francais/6.jpg
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/Divers/WTA3.jpg

Cris
11-19-2003, 07:55 PM
Nice pics! Thanks Andrea! :)

tall_one
12-09-2003, 11:14 AM
the pic from the new russian dolls interview...

http://www.dinarasafina.net/images/russiandollspic.jpg

maratski
12-09-2003, 11:41 AM
how cool!!

I find her really pretty, but she needs to learn how to walk ;)

Shadow
12-09-2003, 12:37 PM
Dinara looks GREAT :) :D

Thank you :)

Shadow
12-09-2003, 01:45 PM
she copied her walk from marat ;)

maratski
12-09-2003, 01:48 PM
I know and it's not quite feminine ;)

Shadow
12-09-2003, 01:52 PM
yeah it looks funny with her

i love marats walk ;)

maratski
12-09-2003, 02:05 PM
You love Marat's everything ;), but so do I :angel:

Shadow
12-09-2003, 02:08 PM
who wouldnt :crazy:

maratski
12-09-2003, 02:15 PM
true ;)

Kiara
12-09-2003, 06:50 PM
she copied her walk from marat ;)
LMAO! yeah they do walk the same! to me she looks very much like her/their mom! i would call Dinara "sweet"I dont necessarily find her pretty.... i dunno thats just my op!

Shadow
12-09-2003, 09:17 PM
For me she is very cute and sweet, but also quite pretty :)

Cris
12-09-2003, 10:30 PM
Nice pic! Thanks! :)
I think she's sweet and pretty. Looks like Marat.

maratski
12-10-2003, 12:35 PM
I do find her pretty and I noticed that she has that same friendly face as her mother and Marat. You can just tell that they're genuine nice people just by looking at them :)

Shadow
12-10-2003, 01:06 PM
so true! They have a very nice face expression :) :)

Jessi
12-10-2003, 11:38 PM
Dinara is a cutie.. thanks for the pic. :)

Anik
12-16-2003, 02:32 AM
New pics of Dina

--> Dinara pics (http://dinarasafina.proboards20.com/index.cgi?board=ForfansofDinara&action=display&num=1071538263)

Cris
12-16-2003, 11:34 AM
:wavey: Thanks for the pics! :)

Shadow
12-16-2003, 12:45 PM
very nice pis, thank you :)

Jessi
12-16-2003, 05:00 PM
thanks :)

Kiara
12-16-2003, 08:52 PM
thanks dinarasafinafan!

Anik
12-17-2003, 02:45 AM
I added 3 pics miami tournaments

Dinara vs kournikova (http://dinarasafina.proboards20.com/index.cgi?board=ForfansofDinara&action=display&num=1071538263)

Catsou
12-17-2003, 04:48 AM
Merci beaucoup pour les photos!

Cris
12-17-2003, 09:37 AM
Thanks for the pics! :)

Shadow
12-17-2003, 01:04 PM
thanks a lot :)

Anik
12-19-2003, 01:56 PM
Others pictures

Tournaments 2003 in Miami and Canberra

View pictures (http://dinarasafina.proboards20.com/index.cgi?board=ForfansofDinara&action=display&num=1071538263&start=15)

Cris
12-19-2003, 02:48 PM
Thanks! :)

Shadow
12-20-2003, 09:51 AM
thank you again :kiss:

Jessi
12-20-2003, 08:35 PM
question about Dinara: will she need to qualify for the AO or will she have direct entry?

tall_one
12-20-2003, 10:00 PM
question about Dinara: will she need to qualify for the AO or will she have direct entry?
Direct entry. Her rank, 55, is more than high enough to get her in.
She does have to play qualies for Uncle toby's hardcourts, her 1st tournament, though.

Jessi
12-20-2003, 10:04 PM
Thanks, nicki.

Uncle toby's hardcourts??

tall_one
12-20-2003, 10:09 PM
Thanks, nicki.

Uncle toby's hardcourts??
Why the question marks? Never heard of the tournament

Jessi
12-20-2003, 10:19 PM
nope.

what a strange name for a tournament

Shadow
12-20-2003, 11:42 PM
she will kick some ass in Australia :woohoo:

helena
12-21-2003, 08:09 PM
yep andy ! always the good words ! :woohoo:
http://www.dinarasafina.com/fr/multimedia.asp

Jessi
12-22-2003, 07:28 AM
Nice site! Thanks helena! :kiss:

helena
12-22-2003, 08:23 AM
Nice site! Thanks helena! :kiss:
;) :wavey:

tall_one
01-03-2004, 07:48 AM
Uncle Tobys Hardcourts 2004 Main Draw

Ai Sugiyama (1) vs bye
Emilie Loit vs Tamarine Tanasugarn
Denisa Chladkova vs Magdalena Maleeva
Maria Sanchez Lorenzo vs Francesca Schiavone (6)

Meghann Shaughnessy (4) vs Samantha Stosur (WC)
Karolina Sprem vs Silvia Farina Elia
(Q) Aniko Kapros vs Tina Pisnik
Casey Dellacqua (WC) vs Magui Serna (7)

Patty Schynder (8) vs Jelena Jankovic
Katarina Srebotnik vs Nathalie Dechy
Svetlana Kuznetsova vs Elena Likhovtseva
(Q) Barbara Schett vs Vera Zvonareva (3)

Conchita Martinez (5) vs (Q) Tian Tian Sun
(Q) Stephanie Cohen-Aloro vs Dinara Safina :)
Lina Krasnoroutskaya vs Nicole Pratt
bye vs Nadia Petrova (2)

:bounce: Good Luck Dinara!!! :bounce:

Shadow
01-03-2004, 01:07 PM
Go Dinara :bounce:

Have a good start!!!

Cris
01-03-2004, 01:46 PM
Vamos Dinara!!! :bounce:

Anik
01-03-2004, 07:04 PM
Good luck Dina :bounce:



3 new pics in Shanghai :)


http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/Shanghai/Shanghai40_2003.jpg

http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/Shanghai/Shanghai41_2003.jpg

http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/Shanghai/Shanghai42_2003.jpg

Jessi
01-03-2004, 07:14 PM
Thanks Nicki for the draw. Good luck, Dinara!

Jessi
01-03-2004, 07:15 PM
Nice pics. :) Thanks dsfan!

Shadow
01-04-2004, 12:16 AM
thanks for the pics Anik :) :D

Catsou
01-04-2004, 05:15 AM
Merci beaucoup Anik pour les photos. Félicitations pour ton site il est vraiment très beau !

maratski
01-04-2004, 10:11 AM
Davai Dinara

The Safins should wear red more often ;)

Cris
01-04-2004, 11:18 AM
Anik, thanks for the pics! :)

Kiara
01-04-2004, 11:24 AM
thanks Dinarasafinafan!!

Kiara
01-04-2004, 08:39 PM
btw "Uncle Tobey's Hardcourts"....take out the "hardcourts" and it sounds like a friendly sandwich joint.

Anik
01-04-2004, 11:40 PM
Merci beaucoup Anik pour les photos. Félicitations pour ton site il est vraiment très beau !

ah ben Merci Catsou :)

Cris
01-05-2004, 12:00 AM
btw "Uncle Tobey's Hardcourts"....take out the "hardcourts" and it sounds like a friendly sandwich joint.

:lol: Kiara!

Kiara
01-05-2004, 01:19 AM
It does!!! what a ridiculous name for a tournament!! unique but ridiculous ;) who is this "uncle Tobey" anyway? in my mind he looks like a guy in a giant hot-dog costume :p....i need to shut up about this :p

Kiara
01-05-2004, 01:22 AM
p.s: It's probably "matress mac" under the alias "uncle tobey" come to perve at the girls :p

maratski
01-05-2004, 08:46 AM
:haha:

Anik
01-05-2004, 08:14 PM
Today : (Q) Stephanie Cohen-Aloro vs Dinara Safina


:bounce: Go Dina :bounce:

Shadow
01-05-2004, 08:41 PM
DAVAI DINARA :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

tall_one
01-06-2004, 10:08 AM
Dinara d. (Q) Stephanie Cohen-Aloro 36 64 62 :) :)

Cris
01-06-2004, 10:13 AM
:woohoo: Go Dinara!
Thanks for the good news Nicki! :)

Shadow
01-06-2004, 12:49 PM
way to go :woohoo:

keep it going Dinara :)

maratski
01-06-2004, 01:07 PM
:woohoo:

Jessi
01-07-2004, 02:44 AM
:woohoo: the safins are kicking ass! Keep it up, Dinara!

Anik
01-07-2004, 03:00 AM
Dinara / Conchita Martinez (ESP) 6-3 6-4

Jessi
01-07-2004, 03:27 AM
ooh..dinara is playing right now! where are you getting scores from anik?

Anik
01-07-2004, 03:41 AM
sorry my english is bad i didn't understood your question !!!
its a friend in australia for score :)


lol I have a live score on my website ;) !!!!



**but i dont have all match :sad:

maratski
01-07-2004, 08:34 AM
:woohoo:

She plays a russian in the quarters right?

drf716
01-07-2004, 08:36 AM
:)

tall_one
01-07-2004, 10:22 AM
:woohoo: :woohoo:

up next Petrova

maratski
01-07-2004, 12:05 PM
Nadia is a tough opponent so we'll see how it will go.

Cris
01-07-2004, 12:50 PM
:woohoo: Vamos Dinara!!!

Shadow
01-07-2004, 01:25 PM
Great win Dinara :D :D :bounce:

Shadow
01-07-2004, 01:26 PM
yeah, against Nadia will be though, but she can do it. I like Nadia too, such a shit they need to play each other :sad:

anyway, GO DINARA :bounce: :kiss:

Shadow
01-07-2004, 02:07 PM
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/goldcoast/goldcoast4_2004.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 02:08 PM
http://www.dinarasafina.com/photo/goldcoast/goldcoast5_2004.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:15 PM
pics from the us open 2003, tennisrulz.com

http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/076.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:15 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/077.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:16 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/078.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:16 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/079.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:17 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/080.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:17 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/071.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:18 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/072.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:18 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/073.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:19 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/074.jpg

Shadow
01-07-2004, 06:19 PM
http://www.tennisrulz.com/players/safina/gallery/075.jpg

maratski
01-07-2004, 09:02 PM
nice pics :)

Anik
01-08-2004, 01:37 AM
Safina / Petrova 1-6 4-6 :sad: