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Dubai QF: S.Williams [1] def. A.Ivanovic [8] 6-4 6-4

Best macth I've seen from Ana in a long time.

She was actually playing with confidence.

Awesome match !

Some of those returns by Serena were

Good fight from 1-4 in the second.

5 games in a row

Work on BP conversions though

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Ana Sounds like played much better than expected.
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Ana did a lot better than many expected, but the outcome was inevitable.
It was a pretty good match.
Some of Serena's returns were
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I can go away from this match very happy. I never thought Ana would play so well and it seems her behaviour has improved too. Welcome back ana Serena take the title and widen the gap between you and marats brother

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Well played Ana, you had chances to bring it to a third

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Very nice play from Ana
Ana played one of the best matches since her RG win

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Re: Dubai QF: S.Williams [1] def. A.Ivanovic [8] 6-4 6-4

Agreed.

From Ana's perspective, impressive.

Fantastic match. Winners absolutely everywhere.


Serena's ROS was AMAZING near the end. 154 mph forehand or something on one. Ridiculous.

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Re: Dubai QF: S.Williams [1] def. A.Ivanovic [8] 6-4 6-4

Good job Serena!!! Your returns, especially forehand,
Ana, you are back girl!! Keep this up and defend Indian Wells!!

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Re: Dubai QF: S.Williams [1] def. A.Ivanovic [8] 6-4 6-4

Best match of the year by far. Ana raised her level like I knew she would and Serena responded like the warrior princess I know her to be. Sensational points and a lot of heart by both opponents.

I can't wait to see the stats. They both were hitting winners routinely all throughout- thank God for internet streaming!

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Go Serena! That was a pretty good match, good stuff from Ana. Great returning, especially from Serena!

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Serena vs Venus gonna be amaze

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Re: Dubai QF: S.Williams [1] def. A.Ivanovic [8] 6-4 6-4

Wow, what a high quality match. Like the days of old with such hard hitting and so many winners

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(1)A lot is being made of the record Serena has vs Sharapova. It is being used as THE reason she will win again lol. Good thing we have players like Tomas Berdych (who had an even worse record vs Nadal) to remind us of the fallacy of this nonsense logic.
(2)You stans may as well sleep well tonight because tomorrow the a replay of Lucie's winning moment over and over again will haunt your dreams for weeks to come
(3)The stars have aligned perfectly for the upset of the 21st century. All the best Garbine
(4) There is no path to victory for Williams.Keys wins in straight easy sets.
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