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Question Linetskaya: can she hold on?

She's up a break in the 3rd against Sharapova -- I don't know much about Linetskaya; will her nerves hold up? I'm always on the lookout for mentally tough players ... but this would be a HUGE upset, so I wonder if she will falter.
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Ha! Just as I posted she was broken.
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She's up a break in the 3rd against Sharapova -- I don't know much about Linetskaya; will her nerves hold up? I'm always on the lookout for mentally tough players ... but this would be a HUGE upset, so I wonder if she will falter.
Well Sharapova just broke back. Linetskaya's a great player and will have a great career, but I think Sharapova pulls this out!

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Linetskaya: can she hold on?
Nope Masha is a machine
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Shows how much playing in a slam can affect any players nerves. I seen her playing last week, but never entered my head she could beat Maria.
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Well Sharapova just broke back. Linetskaya's a great player and will have a great career, but I think Sharapova pulls this out!
I think she will, too. But I was kind of expecting a 6-1 third set. Nice to see Evgenia still fighting.
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Ha! Just as I posted she was broken.
Hehe Wonder how many Linetskaya fans are now saying "Ah that janie she's a jinx"
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i think that sharapova will win. of course, i'd love it if linetskaya wins too.

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I think she will, too. But I was kind of expecting a 6-1 third set. Nice to see Evgenia still fighting.
yeah, so did I, but Linetskaya is obviously battling really hard! She will be top 20 soon!

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nah she will succumb to the nerves
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I hope Linetskay wins but Maria will
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maria should pull this out!

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Yeah I see Maria winning it either 6-3 or 6-4 in the third. Nice that Linetskaya took a set off though.

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Looks like she will succumb to nerves. It was 3-1 now its 3-4, and she had game points in the last two games
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she needs to break now
or its bye bye

come on linetskaya
create an upset

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