Never date a tennis player - love means nothing to them. vol.2

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  1. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    Kerber serving for the match
    And she does it!
    Way to stay solid despite missing MPs and having her own terrible attitude in the 3rd.
    Kudos to both ladies, great match.
     
  2. topaz

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    Lisicki and Kerber.. there isn't much love lost. Lisicki had a chance to win it. But you can tell the two don't really like each other. Reminds me of the Belgium rivalry
     
  3. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    How did that change from 3-5 to 7-5 so quickly?!

    Anyway, Kerber :cheer2:

    Sabine :(
     
  4. Domshabfan

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    Germany is having a great Wimbledon with 2 men and women in QF, with an all german QF ensuring a german SFist.
     
  5. topaz

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    I think Chris Evert admires Maria's mental strength. Also, Chris and Maria's personalities are very similar. Chris was a very intense player as is Maria.

    Also, I think Chris Evert wants the women's game to be "legitimatized" and squash the talk about the women's game being weak, i.e. Maria is a multiple GS champion and maybe the most recognizable top player with the exception of Serena.
     
  6. Lorac

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    Kerber did well to get out of that match - but if Azerenka makes it through her game I suspect she could take Kerber!!
     
  7. topaz

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    Vika is in the bottom part of the draw. Kerber will face the winner of the Radwanska/Kirilenko match.
     
  8. oleada

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    Azarenka/Paszek moved to CC.
     
  9. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    I'm exhausted after that.
     
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    I'm not sure if this was already posted, but Sania Mirza wrote a letter last week detailing her thoughts on the whole Olympics debacle concerning India's doubles teams:

    http://sports.ndtv.com/tennis/news/item/192513-sania-mirzas-letter-full-text

    :respec: to Sania for such an eloquent, polite and yet biting letter.

    I think I'd :scream: if I was in her position, stuck between Bhupathi, Paes and the AITA.
     
  11. topaz

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    It's funny how the announcers are acting like Vika has just completely fallen apart after the Aussie Open.

    Her record this year is 38-4.

    I found this picture of Vika as a kid. Look at that face :)

    Which one do you think is Vika?
     
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  12. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    You can always rely on Sania to be classy.
     
  13. Lorac

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    Oops - ok that makes it a different kettle of fish - could be any of those 3 making the final. However I see the winner of the title coming out of the bottom half of the draw.
     
  14. oleada

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    I know. She reached the finals of both Stuttgart and Madrid. The 4R at the FO is disappointing but clay is her worst surface. It's hardly a poor record.
     
  15. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    I don't trust Maria Kirilenko.
     
  16. topaz

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    :lol:

    Hmmm, body wise, Maria K looks alike Anna Kournikova. :slinkaway

    Plays like her too.

    Maria K does look stronger. She's lean but you can see the muscle tone.
     
  17. topaz

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    I'm drawing a blank in regards to the last top 25 Austrian women's tennis player.

    Does anyone recall any?
     
  18. oleada

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    Sybille Bammer

    Kirilenko/Radwanska done for the day, will continue tomorrow.
     
  19. Loves_Shizuka

    Loves_Shizuka Gettin' my sass out

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    Barbara Schett was a top tenner.
     
  20. Lorac

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    Oh - that is so unfair - Kirilenko-Radwanska suspended overnight - I hope they are allowed on first thing on Center before the men to complete it!! Especially as Azerenka-Paszek has already been moved to Center!!
     
  21. topaz

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    :lol:

    Hmmm, body wise, Maria K looks alike Anna Kournikova. :slinkaway

    Plays like her too.

    Maria K does look stronger. She's lean but you can see the muscle tone.
     
  22. Loves_Shizuka

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    Barbara Schett, Barbara Paulus and Judith Wiesner all are former Austrians in the top ten.
     
  23. topaz

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    Forgot 'bout' Schett. Fantastic serve right? Really tall?
     
  24. Domshabfan

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    Tamira's father is Ariff Mohammed, who is Tanzanian born Kenyan-raised Canadian of Indian descent. Her Mother is Chilean born Austrian.

    She is a walking UN...
     
  25. Loves_Shizuka

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    Hmm not really tall. Very blonde, pretty. Good all court game, and yes had a good serve and gorgeous stroke production. Got to about no. 7 about ten years ago and beat Venus at RG once. Now does lots of work for Eurosport (and is very good at it)
     
  26. topaz

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    I'm already seeing a difference in Vika's game with the addition of Amelie into her coaching staff. The slice backhand is looking fantastic.
     
  27. oleada

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    Vika already dumped Amelie :slinkaway:
     
  28. topaz

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    I know she was "considering" it. When did this happen? Right before Wimbledon?

    Well maybe she should hire Amelie back because her slice backhand looks better.
     
  29. skatefan

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    :lol: But then the whole atmosphere is lost ...

    Yes please :D

    Yeah, I don't mind the grunts it's that dreadful loooong wailing/screeching thing - the men do not do that. I agree it sounds like an affectation or gamesmanship.
     
  30. Loves_Shizuka

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    Can we move on from the grunting please?
     
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