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Thumbs up Kleybanova is a tremendous doubles player!

Even more terrifying than in singles.


Given she's only having to cover half a court, she's hitting it so freely and setting up the points nicely. She isn't giving it to Serena at all! If Makarova could have held up better, they would've taken that first set.

Also some amazing touch at net by Kleybanova. But to see how she constructs a point on the doubles court is beyond it. She is A LOT better than her ranking suggests, maybe top 10 and I'm not exaggerating.

I have great fun watching this doubles semifinal. ( to singles matches. )

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Re: Kleybanova is a tremendous doubles player!

http://atdhe.net/7921/watch-us-open-...ybanova-makaro

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Re: Kleybanova is a tremendous doubles player!

Sorry I shouldn't be doing live scoring but what a great point here at 76 11 40:A. Credit to Makarova for the break!

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Re: Kleybanova is a tremendous doubles player!

Makarova played horribly today. Just horribly.

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Re: Kleybanova is a tremendous doubles player!

I also think an in-form Kleybanova could easily be top 10; she uses a great mix of angles and power, and is deceptively quick and has decent net skills. Too bad she isn't able to produce that kind of tennis consistently within a tournament. Perhaps its mental for her.

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Re: Kleybanova is a tremendous doubles player!

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I also think an in-form Kleybanova could easily be top 10; she uses a great mix of angles and power, and is deceptively quick and has decent net skills. Too bad she isn't able to produce that kind of tennis consistently within a tournament. Perhaps its mental for her.
i think it's more physical for her.
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I was impressed in Toronto. This girl is good.




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I like watching Kleybanova She definately has the talent to be TOP 20... All she needs to do is work on her fitness and get physically fit.
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i think it's more physical for her.
probably doesn't have the endurance to last. she should be more fit.

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she has a few GS junior doubles titles to her name
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probably doesn't have the endurance to last. she should be more fit.

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