January 2006 Archives
January 31st 2006: While we still wait for Maria's first opponent in Tokyo, you can see a new photos, this time from the player's party in Tokyo, see it here.
January 30th 2006: Maria will be the #1 seed this week in Tokyo, you can see the full draw here! Let's hope she can do well! As well, you can see a photo taken in Tokyo of Maria and Martina Hingis here!
January 29th 2006: You can now read a transcript of Maria's comments following her loss against Justine here.
January 26th 2006: Maria's run in Melbourne unfortunately came to an end today as she suffered a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 loss to Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne...:( More details soon...
January 24th 2006: After all, Maria's next opponent will be Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne! More details soon...!
January 24th 2006: Great news as Maria continued her road by becomming the first 2006 semifinalist of the Australian Open as today she defeated Nadia Petrova 7-6, 6-4 to reach a semifinal matchup with either Lindsay Davenport or Justine Henin-Hardenne!
January 20th 2006: Maria was very very solid today in Melbourne, she posted a 6-0, 6-1 win against Jelena Kostanic to advance to the Australian Open 4th round!!! In her next match, she will face Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova!
January 18th 2006: Maria continued her road tonight in Melbourne as she posted a 6-1, 7-5 win against Ashley Harkleroad to advance to the 3rd round! Up next for Masha will be Jelena Kostanic from Croatia!
January 16th 2006: Great start for Masha in Melbourne as she won 6-2, 6-1 against Sandra Kloesel, she'll now face American Ashley Harkleroad..!
January 14th 2006: Maria is now playing in the Australian Open, finally:) She is the #4 seed in Melbourne, you can see the full draw here:) In her first match, Maria will face Sandra Kloesel, that match is scheduled to be the 3rd match played on Rod Laver Arena:) Good luck Masha:)
January 1st 2006: Maria announced she would be playing in Tokyo right after the Australian Open in the Toray Pan Pacific Open.