August 2005 Archives
August 31st 2005: Maria was very solid once again today in the US Open, she crushed Dally Randriantefy with a 6-1, 6-0 win! She will now be up against Julia Schruff!
August 29th 2005: Wow, a very impressive opener today for Maria in New York as she won her opening match 6-1, 6-1 against Eleni Daniilidou! In her second match, Maria will face Dally Randriantefy!
August 27th 2005: Maria is now ready to play the 2005 US Open where she could take back the #1 ranking (that she'll lose on Monday!). She will play her opening match Monday evening against the dangerous Eleni Daniilidou! More news soon:)
August 21st 2005: Rumors are out that Maria is secretly going out with the front man of music group, Maroon 5 Adam Levine..more info soon:)
August 16th 2005: Maria announced she would not be playing in Toronto after all, as she is still injured:( She is still assured or becomming the world #1 on Monday though!!
August 13th 2005: Maria finally withdrew from the tournament in Los Angeles without playing against Daniela Hantuchova because of an injury:(
August 11th 2005: Maria struggled a lot today, but she was able to come through with a 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 win over Anna Chakvetadze, she will face either Katerina Bondarenko or Daniela Hantuchova!
August 10th 2005: Wow, it was a tough match after all for Maria, she needed to ballte very hard especially in the opening set, as she posted a 7-6, 6-2 win over Maria Kirilenko, she now is 2 wins away from the #1 ranking:)
August 9th 2005: Maria will after all play her opening match in Los Angeles against Maria Kirilenko, they will be playing the 7PM match on centre court:)
August 8th 2005: Maria is back in action this week, playing in Los Angeles!! And guess what, the #1 spot is entirely up to her:) She needs to reach the semifinals to become the first ever Russian player to be ranked #1 in the world! She has a first round bye and will then meet either great friend Maria Kirilenko or a qualifier!
August 4th 2005: The WTA tour announced that Maria would be fined 100,000$ for not playing in this week's Acura Classic despite having commited to play initially...