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Re: Off Season News + 2012 - Australia.

Fuck, Zheng won easy
There are alot of potential tests ahead.

First up Dokic, come on Marion you can do it!

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2nd job done

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Oh thankgod. Zheng is another massive mental test. She's also on a 7 match win streak

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Job done, 63 62. Dokic crumbled as early as she wasted 2 BPs in the 2nd set. Too easy for Marion.
Zheng is the real test. She looks in form and as an excellent retriever, she will put Marion flat serves under a LOT of pressure.
I don't want another 57 63 60. This time Marion is fit, she can do it but she will have to put her whole heart, brain and legs intro it to get through. ALLEZ!

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She's done better than last year

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Game plan vs Jie Zheng is yet in her mind : Interview video

She's confident...
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I always love Marion speaking about tactics, she must be one of the few players to try to adapt her game to her opponent's strengths.
Hope she does enough to beat Jie.
She looked really happy and relaxed in this interview, that's great to see.

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I'm trying to stay level headed but I feel like this is another draw where there are huge opportunities and I think Marion knows this.

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Zheng, Cirstea and Errani are blocking her passage to the QF. On the surface this seems like a cakewalk, but it's a very dificult match up for marion.

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Game plan vs Jie Zheng is yet in her mind : Interview video

She's confident...
What are her tactics?

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What are her tactics?
Zheng's service, especially 2nd seems to be zheng's weakness. So, she will be very, very agressive on returns of serve.

I love the last sentence of the interview : «Je suis plus mince, je rentre dans les photos maintenant. »

Source : http://www.lequipe.fr/Tennis/Actuali...sa-peau/257051
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Zheng's service, especially 2nd seems to be zheng's weakness. So, she will be very, very agressive on returns of serve.

I love the last sentence of the interview : «Je suis plus mince, je rentre dans les photos maintenant. »

Source : http://www.lequipe.fr/Tennis/Actuali...sa-peau/257051
She said she's aware that Jie likes flat shots, so she will try to play with different heights.

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good win for her, hopefully she keeps it going
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Please beat Zheng

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Re: Off Season News + 2012 - Australia.

Nice and easy vs Jelena

The draw is so open, just like 2010

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