May 2004 Archives
May 31st 2004: Maria is scheduled to play the first match tomorrow on Suzanne Lenglen court at noon, as she will face Paola Suarez.
May 30th 2004: Maria defeated Marle Weingarnter is straight sets: she is now in the quarter-finals, what a tournament for Maria up to now ! Her QF opponent will be 14th-seeded Paula Suarez.
May 28th 2004: Another huge step for Maria as she defeated Vera Zvonareva 6-3, 7-6 to advance to the 4th round, where she will face Marlene Weingartner !
May 26th 2004: Maria advanced to her first ever French Open 3rd round with an easy win over Rita Grande today, she will now face another Russian, Vera Zvonareva.
May 24th 2004: Well done Masha! She defeated Barbara Schwartz 6-3, 6-0 in the French Open first round! Next up will be Italian Rita Grande!
May 23rd 004: Well, the time has arrived, Maria is scheduled to play in the French Open and will play her first round match tomorrow, she plays the opening match on court #6, see the full draw here.
May 21st 2004: Maria is now scheduled to play the French Open as the #18 seed, she will face Barbara Schwartz in her first match.
May 19th 2004: See 10 very good photos of Maria, mostly from Miami in gallery #23:)
May 13th 2004: Maria was upset 7-6, 6-0 today by Silvia Farina-Elia, a loss that was certainly disapointing.. Maria also lost in doubles with Gisela Dulko against Ruano-Pascual and Suarez.
May 12th 2004: Maria is again playing in doubles with Gisela Dulko, they won against Black and Callens 6-7, 6-2, 6-4 today...
May 11th 2004: Read a new match preview for Maria's next match here:)
May 10th 2004: Now playing in Rome, Italy, Maria won her first match today 6-4, 7-5 against Tatiana Perebeynis, next up is #6 seed Elena Dementieva.
May 7th 2004: Maria and Nicole Pratt lost in the doubles quarterfinals, a loss against Paola Suarez and Virginia Ruano-Pascual, the #1 seeds.
May 6th 2004: Maria was unfortunately defeated today in the German Open 3rd round, a 3 set loss to Jennifer Capriati...But still congratulations to Masha, she will enter the top 20 on Monday:)
May 5th 2004: In singles, Maria did not have to play so long as when she was leading 5-4 against Petra Mandula, her opponent withdrew because of a right shoulder strain, she will now face Jennifer Capriati. Maria is also playing in doubles, she won her first round yesterday with Nicole Pratt against Tarabini and Tu.
May 4th 2004: Because of a withdrawl, Maria played her first match against Dinara Safina after all, she posted a 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 win over her fellow Russian and will now face Petra Mandula next.
May 1st 2004: Yeahh! Good news, Maria is back in action this week as she will play the German Open in Berlin. Her first match will be against Austrian Barbara Schett, see the full draw here.