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Monday OP

02-16-2004, 12:50 AM
To whoever asked, guess there isn't just one court. There's the stadium, then grandstand, then a "players" court (not even posting those matches b/c they're all womens and womens doubles)

10:30 AM
S Talaja (CRO) vs (5)A Harkleroad (USA)
(Q)A Haynes (USA) vs (6)A Frazier (USA)
C Saulnier (FRA) vs (4)R Ginepri (USA)

Not before 3:30 PM
T Enqvist (SWE) vs (5)V Spadea (USA)

Starting at 6:30 PM
A Popp (GER) vs (WC)T Haas (GER)
Sharapova/Zvonareva vs Panova/Voskoboeva

10:30 AM
J Johansson (SWE) vs H Lee (KOR)

Not before 11:30 AM
X Malisse (BEL) vs (Q)A Delic (USA)
(Q)T Panova (RUS) vs R Grande (ITA)
(Q)S De Chaunac (FRA) vs I Labadze (GEO)
(3)Jidkova/Morigami vs Dulko/Tarabini
Kiefer/Moodie vs (2)Knowles/Nestor

02-16-2004, 03:41 PM
Play has started. there's live scoring at the tourney's site! yay!

02-16-2004, 05:12 PM
Please, tell me Lee Johannson result

02-16-2004, 05:23 PM
Seems live scoring has not been working for an hour or so.

02-16-2004, 05:27 PM
Johansson won in 3 sets

02-16-2004, 05:56 PM
Joachim Johansson defeated Hyung Taik Lee 6-4 6-7 6-2

02-16-2004, 06:38 PM
X. Malisse vs. A. Delic 6-4, 5-2 :D

Go Xavier!

02-16-2004, 06:38 PM
Where's the live scoring? :(

02-16-2004, 06:38 PM
R. Ginepri vs. C. Saulnier 2-2

02-16-2004, 06:39 PM
X. Malisse vs. A. Delic 6-4, 5-2 :D

Go Xavier!

Alright Xavier!! :D

02-16-2004, 06:40 PM
Xavier wins! 6-4, 6-2

Ginepri leads 4-2

02-16-2004, 07:14 PM
Robby Ginepri (USA) vs. Cyril Saulnier (FRA) 6-3 3-3

02-16-2004, 07:20 PM

02-16-2004, 07:31 PM
the live scoring is at the site, there's a button on the right side that says Live Scores Now. It's a little buggy, I hope they work it out for the rest of the tourney.

02-16-2004, 08:16 PM
Saulnier def. Ginepri 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-2.

02-16-2004, 08:48 PM
Ha, he's done it again! Next time Ginepri gets up a set on Saulnier 6-3, he's really got to put the second set away convincingly... it was 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 last week, and now 3-6, 7-6, 6-2 this week.

02-16-2004, 09:19 PM
yea... and Robby's not gonna keep that Davis Cup spot so easily with Mardy now playing really well.

02-16-2004, 10:02 PM
come on, Enqvist!!! close that match now... second time with own serve to close it out now... *6-5 2nd set

02-16-2004, 10:06 PM
Thomas won :woohoo:

Let's hope he can win a couple of matches in a row and have a good performance against Roddick :)

02-16-2004, 10:07 PM
Enqvist won with troubles to close out the match
had again 0-30 at own serve but made it 40-30 and match point... and he converted the first matchpoint!

Enqvist wins 6-4 7-5!!!

(sorry all Spadea fans, but I can't stand Spadea... so I'm especially happy Enqvist won this encounter)

02-16-2004, 11:30 PM
What Spadea fans? :scratch:

:haha: That's exactly what I was thinking! :yeah:

02-17-2004, 12:00 AM
Me too, Q!! LMFAO!!

02-17-2004, 01:32 AM
Popp def. Haas 6-3, 6-3:(...

I can't wait for Tommy's first victory this year! Stay positive Tommy:)!!!

02-17-2004, 02:17 AM
Tommy will win a match, he's just gotta ease back into things. He'll steadily come back!!!!

Here's the tourney's site's Monday wrapup:
Men's Seeds Tumble on Day One

It was a mixed day of fortunes for the men and women as the Kroger St. Jude and Cellular South Cup got underway at the Racquet Club of Memphis on Monday.

Thomas Enqvist and Cyril Saulnier caused the first upsets of the tournament as they defeated fourth seed Robby Ginepri and fifth seed Vincent Spadea respectively, but Ashley Harkleroad and Amy Frazier moved safely through to the second round in the women's draw.

Ginepri, who was hoping to find the form that took him to the quarterfinals in Memphis in 2003, won the first set against Saulnier before going down 3-6, 7-6(3), 6-2 to the Frenchman. It was Saulnier's third consecutive victory over Ginepri this year, having defeated the American in Adelaide and San Jose last week.

"I knew that I had to concentrate, to go to the net and that to put the pressure on him was the best thing for me," said Saulnier. "The tie-break for me was very good, and then when I won it to make it one set all I started to play much, much better. I think I made a lot of unforced errors in the first set and in the second set he made more unforced errors. The match turned a little bit there and I played much better in the third set."


A disappointed Ginepri said: "He stepped up his game, started hitting unbelievable shots and there wasn't much I could do. I got a little upset with myself and started making bad decisions. He starts off the tie-break with an ace, I got back to 1-1 and he hit a good shot to go up 2-1. I wanted to get on top early but he took that route. He hit some shots in the tie-break that I didn't expect him to hit in the tie-break and that was kind of the chain of events that led to the third set downfall."

Enqvist, returning to Memphis for the first time since 1998 having reached four consecutive quarterfinals prior to that, always looked in control against Spadea, last year's semifinalist. The 29-year-old Enqvist, who recently helped Sweden defeated defending Davis Cup champions Australia in Adelaide, overcame Spadea for the second time this year having won their Australian Open first round encounter in Melbourne.

"I love coming back to Memphis," said Enqvist. "I always enjoyed playing here and also it's a surface and atmosphere that really suits my game. I always played really well here but I've never gone past the quarterfinal, which I think is strange. I had match point against Sampras one year when he won the tournament, and then I lost to Philippoussis without dropping my serve in the quarterfinals and he went on to win the tournament, so I felt like I've been playing really well here. Hopefully this year I can do well. It's nice to be back."

Rising Star

Elsewhere on day one, rising Swedish star Joachim Johansson overcame Hyung-Taik Lee in a three-set battle, while 2002 semifinalist Xavier Malisse won his first match of the season after defeating NCAA champion Amer Delic, who qualified into the main draw.

" I started well, and was serving well but wasn't returning very well as he was serving big," said Malisse. "Then I got a hold of his serve a little bit and hit a couple of winners, so I started playing better. I won the first set and was up 3-1, but I haven't won a match this year and haven't played much, so I got a little shaky, lost my serve but broke again and held for 4-2 and after that felt pretty comfortable. Overall, I felt like I played a pretty good match.

"I always like coming to Memphis - I seem to play well here, it's a great atmosphere and a real cosy court."

02-17-2004, 06:52 AM
Well, I'm not one to keep my opinion to myself just because it's unpopular :) .

Vince :mad: :fiery: :banghead:

He was a break up in that first set, I looked away for a few minutes and the next thing I know he loses the first set! THEN he manages to break back in the second set twice only to lose anyway!!

Robby :banghead:

02-17-2004, 03:18 PM
In one article it said Robby left the court so fast he didn't even shake the ump's hand :eek:

02-17-2004, 08:06 PM
yea.... but to not shake hands w/the ump??? hm...