March 2005 Archives
March 31st 2005: Read Maria's post-match comments following today's win here:)
March 31st 2005: Well done today by Maria, she posted a 6-4, 6-3 win against Venus Williams in the Miami semifinals to reach the Nasdaq-100 Open!!! In tomorrow's final, Maria will face either Kim Clijsters or Amelie Mauresmo!!!
March 29th 2005: WOW! Another great win for Maria as today she posted a 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 win against former world #1 Justine Henin-Hardenne to reach the Nasdaq-100 Open in Miami!!! In her next match, Maria will face the winner of the match between Serena and Venus Williams!!! More details tomorrow:)
March 28th 2005: Maria was again very dominant today in Miami, she posted a 6-1, 6-2 win against Shinobu Asagoe to reach the quarterfinals of the Nasdaq-100 Open!!! Next up is Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne, who seems like she is getting back her game, it should be a great match, gooo Masha!!!
March 27th 2005: Easy match today for Maria as she reached the fourth round thanks to a 6-2, 6-0 win against American Marissa Irvin! What a convincing result! Maria will face Shinobu Asagoe next!
March 25th 2005: After all, Maria IS playing in Miami!:))) Great news! She won her opening match pretty easily 6-0, 6-4 against Eleni Daniilidou!!! Well done! She'll now face Marissa Irvin!
March 20th 2005: Well... Apparently, Maria is just exhausted and will not be playing in next week's Nasdaq Open in Miami, I'll post more details about it soon, but in the meantime, you can read her post-match comments here, very gracious in defeat... way to go Maria, you'll get another shot!
March 19th 2005: Wow...what a blow... Everything went wrong for Maria tonight in Indian Wells as she was crushed 6-0, 6-0 by Lindsay Davenport, quite a shocker considering how much success Maria had in their previous matches:( I'll post her post-match comments in a few hours...
March 18th 2005: Congratulations to Maria, she posted a 6-4, 6-3 against Mary Pierce to reach the semifinals! Next up for Maria, she will face world #1 Lindsay Davenport!!! If she wins the tournament, Maria will advance to a career best #2 ranking!!!
March 16th 2005: Maria will face Mary Pierce after all in the Indian Wells quarterfinals!! A big match as she edges closer to the #2 ranking:)
March 15th 2005: WOW! Maria had to battle very hard today but in the end she did succeed in reaching the quarterfinals, thanks to a 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 win against Fabiola Zuluaga! She'll face Nadia Petrova or Mary Pierce next:)
March 15th 2005: See 10 new photos of Maria in gallery #52:)
March 12th 2005: Maria was very successful in her opening match today in Indian Wells, she defeated Angela Haynes 6-1, 6-2! She'll now face #25 seed Dinara Safina!
March 11th 2005: Well after all, Maria will face American Angela Haynes in her first match in Indian Wells, the match is scheduled to be played tomorrow:)
March 7th 2005: See more photos of Maria from the Australian Open in gallery #51:)
March 1st 2005: See 10 new photos of Maria from Hong Kong and Melbourne in gallery #50:)