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Old 07-25-2007, 06:16 AM   #46
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So, I think Kei's ranking will be about 350 now, right?
I wonder if he could get into USO qualifying... Hm. What are cutoffs for that?? What other events will he play?
Depends on how far he can go at Indy, might be better than 350

Last year's US Open qualifying Singles cutoff was: Eric Nunez - 275.
Its not out of the question.
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Old 07-25-2007, 06:30 AM   #47
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nope, the courts he played on didnt have a serve clocker thing.

what's up with his shoulder? after his match with auckland in LA qualies, he had his shoulder treated too... well it was just iced and when i asked him about it, he said it was sore and thats it. hope that doesnt affect him in any future matches.
no idea abt the shoulders. I wouldn't think too much of it, its common for tennis pros esp if their body is still developing.

btw, the short vid you mentioned before. does it show Kei's game? If so, can you share it here? thankz
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Nice win Kei. Keep it up.

Berrer has got to be a winnable match.
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Old 07-25-2007, 08:37 AM   #49
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Thomas, you have an eye for spoting new talent.
I know I liked Kei in juniors My friend who likes Japanese tennis told me all about him and I started following his results

Looks like Kei's been bandwagoned
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It's not really a bandwagon... he won one match.
Bandwagon was when Serena and Martina returned, or Novak won Miami.

Go Kei!! Beat Berrer tomorrow!
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no idea abt the shoulders. I wouldn't think too much of it, its common for tennis pros esp if their body is still developing.

btw, the short vid you mentioned before. does it show Kei's game? If so, can you share it here? thankz
well thats good to hear. hm.. now that i've rewatched the videos, i just realize how completely useless they are. i dont know why i didnt delete them.. haha so nope, it doesnt show kei's game but i'll post them on here anyway as soon as i get around to uploading them
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Kei leads 3-1
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4-1 now
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Kei won!!
6-3 3-6 6-1
Amazing, an ATP QF!!!!
Wonder where he'll end up in the rankings now
Good luck against Tursunov, who got bagelled today. Winnable match too!!
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Kei

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:Q I'm still abit awed...


the best thing i found from this match was that he was able to not only stay in the final set but come back even stronger. good stuff
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yeah, I know! It's amazing!!
He moves into around 285 in the rankings now. 126 pts!
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2006 QUALIFYING ENTRY DEADLINE: JULY 31

so i think his ranking after this tournament will be it. its very good efford to get inside top 300, Tursunov(in good form) will be another level from Berrer. Tough ask for Kei, but nothings impossible.
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For the US Open?
I know the WTA entry lists have already been done, not sure if that means qualifying too...
Hoping for the best for Kei!!
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