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I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

Just going through the thread after this amazing win for Maria, there was no hate, no excuses, and almost every noticeable Justine fan gave big credit and props to Maria.

It's such a nice contrast to after the Serena-Jelena match, and I'm really impressed with how well Justine fans handle themselves. I know I wouldn't be so classy after Maria being bagelled.

Just saying I notice.

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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

What's there to hide?
Maria was unstoppable, but Justine made her that way.

Maria is just to good for what Justine's gameplan was today.

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A lot of fans are classy in defeat. It's just you usually only see the ones who make themselves noticed by being out of line and not being able to show a little respect

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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

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What's there to hide?
Maria was unstoppable, but Justine made her that way.

Maria is just to good for what Justine's gameplan was today.
This guy is saying everything there is to say, but he'll refuse to say Maria beat Justine. It was more Justine's fault than Maria's doing.
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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

who cares what you think?
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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

High quality stuff from both players...it was worth getting up at 4:30 a.m...certainly Maria reached an all time high with her performance today..Justine was on the defence the whole time she couldn't get a first serve in....loved the great comeback though in the first set when with score at 5-4 it was high drama as the lead see-sawed back and forth but tonight there was no denying who was the better player out there...simply awesome Maria! I'm sure Justine will readily admit...she was "outclassed" in every department. Congrats to Maria...

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This guy is saying everything there is to say, but he'll refuse to say Maria beat Justine. It was more Justine's fault than Maria's doing.


I said Maria was unstoppable, and you say I didn't give her credit?

And yes, it was Justine's fault as well, along with Maria's play. If you want to believe it was all because of Maria, you can.

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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

Thanks man! Maria was just too good. I did not even really feel bad about this loss. I kind of knew that when Maria is on like this that Justine cannot implement her game. She simply cannot get her racquet on the shots and often cannot step into the ball. Maria has just shown why a hard, flat ball can really trouble a player who relies on time and variety. Of course, I prefer a more all-court style which Maria has developed somewhat but her game was just too tough. Justine will just go back to the drawing board and work on what she can.
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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

I full-heartedly agree.

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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

unlike the OP who just couldn't resist having a snidey little dig

maybe some of the class you've witnessed will rub off on you
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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

The ones that have LOGGED ON lol have been very classy...had she won...the board would have been FLOODED with Henin fans. You probably wont see the bulk of them back until the tournament is over.

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Re: I Have To Say, As A Maria Fan, Justine Fans Have Been More Than Classy in Defeat

anyone who watched the match would give props to maria..She deserved to win today..Even though I dont like her at all it would be difficult to handle her for anyone else!!

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