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Archived news - February, 2000.

Sunday, 27 February, 2000 - Steffi Graf World Tour
Stefanie Graf The Original Website notified that Miss Graf canceled her farewell tour in South America (in February) and Germany (in March) because of a knee injury.

Thursday, 24 February, 2000 - Mexican Tennis Open
According to the Mexican Tennis Open website, Miss Dokic and her partner Elena Likhovtseva lost the primer round match to Barbara Schett and Anke Huber in full sets yesterday.

Wednesday, 23 February, 2000 - Sydney Olympics etc.
AAP (and SportsToday) reported that Miss Dokic has declared she will represent Australia at the Olympics in a statement released by Tennis Australia yesterday. She had been counselled by Tennis Australia officials and had decided to play at the Olympics.
Her coach, Tony Roche will be with her at her next WTA tour events - The Newsweek Champions Cup and Ericsson Open. She will join to John Newcombe's Texas tennis ranch for a training camp to prepare for these tournaments.
She has entered Mexican Tennis Open Women Doubles Championship - an exhibition event by 16 players. She has paired up with Elena Likhovtseva (RUS). They will face Barbara Schett (AUT) and Anke Huber (GER) today.
She will play an exhibition match in Steffi Graf world farewell tour in Mexico tomorrow. Miss Graf injured her knee during a recent visit in Japan, however.

Monday, 21 February, 2000 - Brazil Ladies Open
Picture quoted from The Age.com.au website Hungarian clay court player Rita Kuti-Kis won her first WTA Tour singles title in Brazil Ladies Open yesterday.
Miss Dokic has been blamed for describing her as "a player that has never been a player and probably never will be," in post-match interview after losing the 1st round match at the Australian Open 2000.

Monday, 14 February, 2000 - Sydney Olympics
AAP reported that Miss Dokic, an Olympic ambassador, said "I'm 95% certain I'm not going to play in the Olympics because of everything that happened to me over the summer ... it's my revenge," - "I didn't feel like I was supported. No one got behind me, and that really hurt me. I feel betrayed, ruined." in an exclusive interview with New Idea magazine.

Tuesday, 08 February, 2000 - Sydney Olympics
The Age (Australia) reported that Octagon is trying to convince Miss Dokic to play at the Sydney Olympics. She is reportedly set to skip the Olympics in September to make holiday in Europe with her family.

Friday, 04 February, 2000 - Steffi Graf World Tour
The Press On Line (NZ) reported that Miss Dokic lost the exhibition match in straight sets last night - to pay regard to the winner of 22 grand slams.

Wednesday, 02 February, 2000 - Steffi Graf World Tour
SportsToday reported that Miss Dokic won the exhibition match in full sets last night.




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