Jelena Dokic : Archives

Archived news - June, 2000.

Friday, 30 June, 2000 - Wimbledon
According to Wimbledon 2000 official website, Brie Rippner defeated Shinobu Asagoe, 6-1, 6-2 in the 2nd round of singles, and so Miss Dokic will meet American qualifier Brie Rippner (Aubrie Rippner ?) in the 3rd round tomorrow.
-- She has been drawn to play either Anastasia Myskina (RUS) or Kristina Brandi (USA) in the 4th round, to gain revenge for her 2nd round loss at the Heineken Trophy last week.
Photo quoted from CBS SportsLine. Brie Rippner
Birth Date : 21 Jan. 1980
Birth Place : Los Angeles, CA, USA
Plays : Right (two-handed backhand)
Current rank for singles : 126 (as of 26 Jun. 2000)
Turned Pro : Aug. 1997
Miss Dokic and her partner Jennifer Capriati advanced to the 3rd round of doubles, defeating the 10th seeded pair of Conchita Martinez and Patricia Tarabini in the 2nd round today. In the next round, they will play either the 4th seeded pair of Julie Halard-Decugis & Ai Sugiyama or teenagers pair of Kim Clijsters & Tina Pisnik who was Miss Dokic's partner in her senior debut at Wimbledon last year.
CBS SportsLine reported that her father Damir Dokic was escorted out of Wimbledon by British police after smashing a reporter's mobile phone when she was speaking with British television on a balcony overlooking Court 14.

Thursday, 29 June, 2000 - Wimbledon
According to Wimbledon 2000 official website, Miss Dokic is through to the 3rd round of singles after posting a straight-sets win over Gala Leon Garcia, 7-6 (5), 6-1 today.
Miss Dokic and her doubles partner Jennifer Capriati defeated Magdalena Grzybowska and Yuka Yoshida, 6-2, 6-4 in the 1st round yesterday. They will play the 10th seeded pair of Conchita Martinez (ESP) and Patricia Tarabini (ARG) in the 2nd round.
-- Miss Dokic lost the 1st round match with Irina Spirlea (ROM), 2-6, 4-6 to them in The Newsweek Champions Cup 2000.
Wimbledon 2000 official website notified the mixed doubles draw.
Miss Dokic has paired up with Nenad Zimonjic (YUG) in the mixed doubles and will face the 13th seeded Swedish pair of Asa Carlsson and Nicklas Kulti in the 1st round. Nenad Zimonjic was defeated by Mariano Hood (ARG), 5-7, 3-6 in the 1st round of qualifying singles.
-- Miss Dokic lost the 2nd round match with Scott Humphries (USA), 4-6, 3-6 to them in Roland Garros 2000.

Wednesday, 28 June, 2000 - Wimbledon
According to Wimbledon 2000 official website, Miss Dokic progressed to the 2nd round, defeating Greta Arn in a straight-sets, 6-1, 7-6(7) in the 1st round of singles yesterday. In the next round, she will face Gala Leon Garcia (ESP) who ousted 13th seed Amelie Mauresmo (FRA), 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. The winner will meet a qualifier, either Brie Rippner (USA) or Shinobu Asagoe (JPN) in the 3rd round.
Photo quoted from Wimbledon 2000 official website. Gala Leon Garcia
Birth Date : 23 Dec. 1973
Birth Place : Madrid, Spain
Plays : Left
Current rank for singles : 47 (as of 26 Jun. 2000)
2000 the Madrid Open Singles Champion.
Her doubles partner Jennifer Capriati defeated 16th seed Dominique Van Roost (BEL), 6-2, 6-4. They will play their 1st round doubles match against Magdalena Grzybowska (POL) and Yuka Yoshida (JPN) today.
SportsToday reported that Miss Dokic refused requests to speak to the Australian media after her opening round match yesterday.

Sunday, 25 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy, Wimbledon
According to Heineken Trophy official website, Nicole Pratt and her partner Erika De Lone won the doubles title yesterday to beat compatriot Catherine Barclay and Slovak Karina Habsudova, 7-6 (4), 4-3, ret.
Wimbledon 2000 official website notified the opening day's order of play.
-- It seems that Miss Dokic will play her 1st round singles match on and after 27th June.

Saturday, 24 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy, Wimbledon
According to Heineken Trophy official website, Jennifer Capriati was defeated by Martina Hingis, 5-7, 2-6 in the semi-finals. Nicole Pratt will play the doubles final match with Erika De Lone against fellow Australian Catherine Barclay and Karina Habsudova today.
According to Wimbledon 2000 official website, Miss Dokic will play German qualifier Greta Arn in the opening round of singles next week.
-- Greta Arn has played only one singles match in the main draws on WTA tour this year - a full-sets loss to Sarah Pitkowski (FRA), 4-6 6-3 3-6 in the 1st round of the Westel 900 Budapest Open in April. She won the doubles title of ITF Challenger ($25,000) with Julie Pullin at Haikou, China in March 2000.
Photo quoted from Tennis Australia website. Greta Arn
Birth Date : 13 Apr. 1979
Plays : Right
Current rank for singles : 168 (as of 19 Jun. 2000)

Friday, 23 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy
According to Heineken Trophy official website, Miss Dokic and her partner Jennifer Capriati lost their 2nd round match (quarter-finals) to the 4th seeded pair of Sabine Appelmans and Rita Grande yesterday in straight sets, 6-7 (8), 3-6.
In the quarter-finals of singles, 4th seed Jennifer Capriati defeated Patty Schnyder, 7-5, 7-5 and Nicole Pratt was defeated by Kristina Brandi, 3-6, 5-7. Jennifer Capriati will face top seed Martina Hingis in the semi-finals.

Thursday, 22 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy
According to Heineken Trophy official website, Miss Dokic's 2nd round match was postponed until today, and she suffered a 0-6, 1-6 loss to Kristina Brandi before facing fellow Australian Nicole Pratt in the quarter-finals.
Her doubles partner Jennifer Capriati advanced to the quarter-finals defeating Erika De Lone, 6-1, 5-7, 6-1 yesterday.

Wednesday, 21 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy, Wimbledon
According to Heineken Trophy official website, Miss Dokic and her partner Jennifer Capriati won over Henrieta Nagyova and Patty Schnyder, 7-5, 6-0 in the 1st round of the doubles yesterday. In the next round, they will meet the 4th seeded pair of Sabine Appelmans (BEL) and Rita Grande (ITA) who defeated Kristina Brandi (USA) and Jana Nejedly (CAN), 6-3, 6-0 in the 1st round.
Wimbledon 2000 official website notified the ladies' doubles draw. Miss Dokic and Jennifer Capriati will pair up for a 1st round doubles match against Magdalena Grzybowska (POL) and Yuka Yoshida (JPN).
The mixed doubles draw is not available.

Tuesday, 20 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy, Wimbledon, Hopman Cup
According to Heineken Trophy official website, Miss Dokic won her opening match against local Miriam Oremans yesterday in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3.
In the 2nd round, she will play the defending champion Kristina Brandi (USA) who defeated Barbara Schwartz (AUT), 6-3, 6-1, in the 1st round today.
-- Miss Dokic has won the 2nd round match against Kristina Brandi in the singles of Australian Open in January 1999.
Photo quoted from Heineken Trophy official website. Kristina Brandi
Birth Date : 29 Mar. 1977
Birth Place : San Juan, Puerto Rico
Plays : Right (two-handed backhand)
Current rank for singles : 48 (as of 19 Jun. 2000)
1999 the Heineken Trophy Singles Champion.
Wimbledon 2000 official website notified the singles draws today. Miss Dokic was drawn to play a qualifier in the opening round of singles, before facing either Gala Leon Garcia (ESP) or 13th seed Amelie Mauresmo (FRA) in the 2nd round. The doubles draws are not available. The Wimbledon tennis championships will start next Monday.
According to Tennis Australia, ITF discussed The Hyundai Hopman Cup to be named an " Official Team Competition of the International Tennis Federation " at the recent Annual General Meeting in Turkey.

Monday, 19 June, 2000 - Heineken Trophy, Wimbledon
The draws of the Heineken Trophy are available.
Miss Dokic, seeded 6th will play her opening match today against Miriam Oremans (NED) who received a wildcard and maked her 5th consecutive appearance at the tournament. The winner will face either Kristina Brandi (USA) or Barbara Schwartz (AUT) in the 2nd round.
Photo quoted from CBS SportsLine. Miriam Oremans
Birth Date : 09 Sep. 1972
Birth Place : Berlicum, Netherlands
Plays : Right
Current rank for singles : 110 (as of 19 Jun. 2000)
1999 the Heineken Trophy Singles Semifinalist.
Miss Dokic has paired up with Jennifer Capriati (USA) again in the doubles. They will play Henrieta Nagyova (SVK) and Patty Schnyder (SUI) in the 1st round.
According to Wimbledon 2000 official website, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club will make the draws for the Championships tomorrow. Miss Dokic reached the quarterfinals last year as a qualifier.

Monday, 05 June, 2000 - French Open
According to Roland Garros 2000 official website, Miss Dokic and her partner Scott Humphries lost their 2nd round match of the mixed doubles to the 13th seeded pair of Asa Carlsson and Nicklas Kulti yesterday in straight sets, 4-6, 3-6.
In the women's doubles, she and her partner Jennifer Capriati lost the 3rd round match to the 3rd seeded pair of Martina Hingis and Mary Pierce today in straight sets, 3-6, 2-6.
Her 2nd Grand Slam Tournament in 2000 is over.

Sunday, 04 June, 2000 - French Open
According to Roland Garros 2000 official website, Miss Dokic and her partner Jennifer Capriati won over Silvia Farina and Karina Habsudova, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in the 2nd round of the women's doubles today. In the next round, they will meet the 3rd seeded pair of Martina Hingis (SUI) and Mary Pierce (FRA) who defeated Eva Martincova (CZE) and Sandra Nacuk (YUG), 6-1, 6-3 in the 1st round and a French pair of Stephanie Foretz and Virginie Razzano, 6-4, 6-0 in the 2nd round.
It seems that her 1st round match of the mixed doubles with Scott Humphries has been completed. The correct score line and the match statistics are not available. They will face the 13th seeded Swedish pair in the 2nd round today.

Saturday, 03 June, 2000 - French Open, Heineken Trophy
According to Roland Garros 2000 official website, Miss Dokic and her partner Jennifer Capriati will play their 2nd round match of the women's doubles against Silvia Farina (ITA) and Karina Habsudova (SVK) who beated the 14th seeded pair of Asa Carlsson (SWE) and Emilie Loit (FRA), 6-2, 6-3 in the 1st round. Her 1st round match of the mixed doubles with Scott Humphries has been rescheduled.
According to the post-match interview after losing in the singles, Miss Dokic will stay away from 2 tuneup grass-court events in UK for Wimbledon 2000 - DFS Classic (Tier3) in Birmingham from 12th June and Direct Line Insurance Championships (Tier2) in Eastbourne from 19th June. Her father was banned from Birmingham tournament by WTA last year for making too much noise during his daughter's match against Rita Grande. She will take part in Heineken Trophy (Tier3), grass-court tournament at Autotron 's-Hertogenbosch (Rosmalen), Holland from 19th to 24th June. This event is organized by her management company, Octagon.

Friday, 02 June, 2000 - French Open
According to Roland Garros 2000 official website, Miss Dokic and her partner Jennifer Capriati advanced to the 2nd round in the women's doubles, defeating Lina Krasnoroutskaya (RUS) and Larisa Neiland (LAT), 6-2, 6-7 (2), 6-4 today.
The mixed doubles draw of Roland Garros 2000 is available.
Miss Dokic has paired up with Scott Humphries (USA) in the mixed doubles. They will play Karin Kschwendt (AUT) and Aleksandar Kitinov (MAC) in the 1st round today. The winner will face the 13th seeded Swedish pair of Asa Carlsson and Nicklas Kulti who are given a bye to the 2nd round.

Thursday, 01 June, 2000 - French Open
According to Roland Garros 2000 official website, Miss Dokic suffered 2nd round defeat in the singles, losing to Kvetoslava Hrdlickova (CZE) in straight sets, 3-6, 1-6 today. She failed to convert any of 8 break points as against Hrdlickova's 3 of 5.




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