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Olympics 1r: A. Morita (JPN) def. M. Erakovic (NZL) 5-7, 7-6(7), 6-4

Great effort for Ayumi and a great win for her! I was getting worried that she wasn't going to close it out after being up 5-2 but she did!

Now good luck against Na! Great opportunity!

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Re: Olympics 1r: A. Morita (JPN) def. M. Erakovic (NZL) 5-7, 7-6(7), 6-4

Wow, well done Ayumi

Marina : hug: After 7-5 5-3 you would have expected her to close it out easily...

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I am so happy right now and this is a very impressive win given her recent form. She leads the head to head vs Marina 2-0 now I think .


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Is that her first victory after a long losing streak?


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Re: Olympics 1r: A. Morita (JPN) def. M. Erakovic (NZL) 5-7, 7-6(7), 6-4

Let's all remember that Marina Erakovic beat Mahe Drysdale (3 time world champion) a few days ago

AND LETS FORGET THIS MATCH EVER HAPPENNED
(and if you mention that Ayumi now leads Marina 3-0 you will make me even more upset)

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Marina but this match up was gonna be tough for her.
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Is that her first victory after a long losing streak?
No, she won a qually match in Stanford several weeks ago.


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Re: Olympics 1r: A. Morita (JPN) def. M. Erakovic (NZL) 5-7, 7-6(7), 6-4

Ayumi! Great job! Na next.

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Re: Olympics 1r: A. Morita (JPN) def. M. Erakovic (NZL) 5-7, 7-6(7), 6-4

Yuck Marina
Thats three first round losses in a row!
Hopefully she can bounce back at Forest Hills and the US Open

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Re: Olympics 1r: A. Morita (JPN) def. M. Erakovic (NZL) 5-7, 7-6(7), 6-4

wow, this is tough for Morita...she is now scheduled to play Li Na after the Davydenko's match which is currently on its second set. Im not sure if Morita has rested ..
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