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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Mytiwtiw » Mar Mon 11, 2019 2:31 pm

Another early exit in Miami. 🎉🎉🎊
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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Mon 11, 2019 8:35 pm

It's hard to watch my ladies Osaka and Collins going after each other like this.
Hard to root for either of them. Redo the draw please. I want both to win.

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Mon 11, 2019 9:08 pm

Naomi reminds me so much of Serena. The serve, the return... she puts so much pressure on her opponent.
The major difference between the two is that Naomi plays mostly from the baseline while Serena moves inside the court a lot.
But the mindset is the same. Can someone copy another player's mindset? lol lol.
Naomi is the other Serena. Love this girl.
Every Collins' service game goes to Deuce.. It's tough to face such a powerful returner. Every 2nd serve is almost a death sentence. I love when Serena does it. And Naomi replicates that play so well.

Serena was not serious about tennis at 21.
First slam at 17, didn't win any for another 4 years... Was busy partying with Brandy. :) :)
I don't think this Naomi can go 4 years without winning as slam.

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Mon 11, 2019 10:08 pm

----------- Top half --------------
[1] Osaka vs [23] Bencic
Kontaveit vs [5] Ka. Pliskova

Venus vs Barthel
[9] Sabalenka vs [8] Kerber

----------- Bottom half --------------
[7] Bertens vs [20] Muguruza
[18] Q. Wang vs [WC] Andreescu

[6] Svitolina vs [12] Barty
Vondrousova vs [2] Halep

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Graveller » Mar Tue 12, 2019 4:00 am

Oskaka vs Bencic is the match of R16...

But to be honest, the overall line-up is great.
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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by djmm1962 » Mar Tue 12, 2019 6:32 am

Keep it going, Venus!!

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Tue 12, 2019 8:19 am

Sorry Bencic. You are going home.
This new Serena called Osaka takes no prisoner. Better get your first serves in, or you are doomed. :) :)

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Mytiwtiw » Mar Tue 12, 2019 9:13 am

Serena was not serious about tennis at 21.
First slam at 17, didn't win any for another 4 years... Was busy partying with Brandy. :) :)
I don't think this Naomi can go 4 years without winning as slam.
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The she’s not “serious “ for 4 years not because of partying no no no the reason was Steffi Graf and PGJ. After those two retired she starts winning then Maria came along and dominated her totally on Wimbledon finals of 2004. That’s the truth. Do no t distort History.
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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by djmm1962 » Mar Tue 12, 2019 9:50 am

PGJ?? Jennifer Capriati had a lot to do with getting Serena in the QFs, but who is PGJ??

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Grossefavourite » Mar Tue 12, 2019 10:05 am

Both Zverev and Sevastova have also been hit with whatever bug is going on at IW.

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Tue 12, 2019 10:17 am

Hate those illnesses in the middle of tournaments.

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Tue 12, 2019 1:40 pm

Osaka making WTA Great Again !!!

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Grossefavourite » Mar Tue 12, 2019 7:11 pm

Halep sick too? Novak?

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Tue 12, 2019 9:11 pm

Osaka can't find her serves today.. And off the ground, she is just staying in the rallies.. no power shots. That's not working at all. You are not Svitolina to play push-ball all match long.
Bencic is just happy to stay in the rally in hit side to side. She is serving well too, despite the DF.

Here comes the coach.. ....
And he is right. you can't just roll the balls in. That's not your game.
"you are shooting yourself in the foot" just rolling the balls in. Good observation, coach. That's exactly what I am seeing.
You can't beat Svitolina, Bencic, Sevastova, Kerber, rolling balls in. That's their game. They do it better than everyone else. They'll beat you.
You have to strike or you have no chance.

needs to move forwards. So many short balls but you are always waiting behind the baseline. Rex's been talking about that ... for ever.

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Re: Indian Wells Ladies Main Draw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Mar Tue 12, 2019 9:16 pm

5-1
This one is over. Bye bye, Miss Naomi.. A boring match... No shots to remember. :( :(

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