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2nd set history repeating: 2-0 lead for Alex then 2-all because of her double faults
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Those DFs are pure exhaustion it seems.

Her knees are still not at 100%. When the match goes on, she has problems to stretch them well enough and it's messing up her service preparation.

If I remember correctly, the average number of DFs rose exponentially when her struggles began 2 years ago.
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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

3 mps

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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

a mess...but she closed very good win

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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

What a releif! A stuttered, but a good win to a young counter puncher.

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Takes the 2nd MP.

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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

Ah, so frustrating!

She is beating Top 100 players nearly every week, but her ranking is still nowhere where it should be.

She is on the right track, though!
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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

NID, Vekic is mediocre
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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

Avoided Voegele & will meet old acquaintance Sofia Arvidsson. 2-1 against her and normally shouldn't be a problem, given Arvidsson's current form.
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NID, Vekic is mediocre
Well yes and no. Vekic is still very young and she is in over her head right now. She isn't currently as good as her ranking reflects that's for sure. But I do think she has a decent future. She has a good team around her and seems have substantial financial backing too, which helps.

Anyway, it's still a good victory and Alex's 3rd top 100 scalp in the last 9 days. And all on hardcourts too a surface she used to really struggle on when she 1st broke through. No question she is a better hardcourt player right now than she was back in 2009/10. Probably better even than she was in 2011. Hopefully in a years time her ranking will reflect that.

And yeah, pleased Alex has Sofia next rather than Stefanie. Arvidsson should be a much more winnable match for her. I like Alex's chances for qualifying again this week.

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Re: Alexandra Dulgheru!!!

I am so happy for her. Mr. Barilescu is right, Arvidsson is a better matchup for her.
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14 already against Arvidsson who's 8-17 this year...
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I am so happy for her. Mr. Barilescu is right, Arvidsson is a better matchup for her.
Yeah, I thought so anyway.

If Sophie was the better matchup I'm just glad Alex didn't have to play against an even worse matchup.

Not a good day for my favourite Romanians.

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Kneegheru showed up today.

She will have these days from time to time in the future I guess. It's sad, but understandable looking at the wreck that is her body.
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