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View Poll Results: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li and her notes vs GOAT pova?
Sharapova in two 27 31.76%
Sharapova in three 25 29.41%
Li in two 21 24.71%
Li in three 12 14.12%
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post #1 of 51 (permalink) Old Oct 5th, 2012, 11:07 AM Thread Starter
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WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

Hopefully it won't be a shitfest but I wouldn't hold my breath. Sharapova should take it in 2.
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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

I desperatly want Na to win this title at home, so hopefully she'll bring today's form. If she does i can't see her lose.

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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

Almost impossible to predict the outcome of this match.. They both played very well in the QF, but they can both start sucking in the following match.. I predict a three-set-shitfest, but it may very well end up being a beatdown for either player!

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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

the stadium is going to EXPLODE!!

Wish I could be there, both players played incredibly well in their last matches, both with positive winners/unforced errors ratio.

This should be good, either winners are fine with me, but I expect the number 2 in the world to win, if Li wins it will be great for WTA too, especially for tennis in China.

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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

Maria in 2.I doubt Na can win this match even tho i will be rooting for her.Just hoping it's a good quality match.That's all

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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

I guess holding capacity of the stands won't be enough for this match

Beijing as a tournament has already won for having such a SF

As for the match, Li is much more tricky than Radwanska , because on good day can impose her game. But still Masha is a favourite taking into account their roads to SF.

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I can't Li and Sharapova always produce really exciting shitfests

Sharapova in three, hard to go against her for her extremely impressive play today
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Hopefully Na's new serves will be stable.

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Both girls seem really on fire, but I don't know wich version of Na will show up tomorrow
I'll say Mary in three, but hopefully Na will prove me wrong

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Li brings out the worst in Maria

I'm expecting a shitfest and anyone can win.
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Now that Maria improved her movement she can compete and dominate Na. I favour Maria.
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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

Depends on which Sharapova shows up. Solid Sharapova should grant Li no more than 6 games, she moves almost as well, hits harder and more precise, doesn't give away a lead as easily and her RoS and even her serve are currently more stable. If the other Sharapova appears, she needs Li to have a bad day too to win it in the 3rd set.
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I hope this is good and I really do not mind who wins, for Na it would be huge

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Re: WWW Beijing SF: Na Li vs Maria Sharapova?

This is just like Black Swan. Instead of Natalie Portman though, you have Maria Sharapova.
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