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Why did Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez get a bye in the first round at Madrid?
Because she isnt even seeded.. And its the same with Ivanovic, she is a wildcard and she gets a bye in the first round.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
obviously, there were not enough players to fill the slot. She got lucky though. i get a bye today so i win! YAy! haah but i still have to play later. hope that helps(;
- ooh lala ♥Lv 71 decade ago
The Rome semi finalists (Ivanovic, Martinez Sanchez, Serena Williams and Jankovic) recived a bye to give them time to recover and get there.
- Ʈєŋ¡ςʄαηLv 61 decade ago
Cait is right; they do this for some back-to-back tournaments to reward the good performers. They also did it for the men in Masters 1000 Cincinnati last season.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
cos she got lucky
- 1 decade ago
She did ??
ohh .. thanks .. i dint know abt it ....