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Re: Does the cakewalk draw actually affect Sharapova instead of benefiting her?

Idiots in this thread taking away from how well Li Na played. Really thinking anything previous to this match had anything to do with the outcome is beyond moronic. Na brought the goods today. Pova brought less than her best. When that happens during a matchup of top 10 players more often than not the one who brought the goods wins. Not rocket science.
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Na came out and creamed a mediocre ball basher with no plan B. Even if Martha had been tested in earlier rounds, she still wouldn't have beaten Na today.

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Na came out and creamed a mediocre ball basher with no plan B. Even if Martha had been tested in earlier rounds, she still wouldn't have beaten Na today.
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lack of match practice is what affected.... With some matches at Brisbane she would have been better ready.
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Na came out and creamed a mediocre ball basher with no plan B. Even if Martha had been tested in earlier rounds, she still wouldn't have beaten Na today.
Calling a career Grand Slam winner mediocre is an insult. Yea we get it you're a Serena fan but my god do you really believe Maria is mediocre? If so then you're not only cheapening any of Maria's results but Serena's as well. Is that what you're trying to do? You're insulting the entire era and every player in it. No one goes unchecked if you're going to stick by that statement so we might as well discount all Slam winners during the Pova era.
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Re: Does the cakewalk draw actually affect Sharapova instead of benefiting her?

Well, there have been some experts who have basically accused Sharapova of being an overachiever and today was one of those days where you can see that there could be something to that.
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Her draw was not a cakewalk. Venus underperformed in their match, but its not nice for anyone in the draw getting Venus in R3.

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Calling a career Grand Slam winner mediocre is an insult. Yea we get it you're a Serena fan but my god do you really believe Maria is mediocre? If so then you're not only cheapening any of Maria's results but Serena's as well. Is that what you're trying to do?
Yes, Martha is as mediocre as they come but congrats to her for making a career of that. She has no plan B, her net skills are laughable at best, her serve is a liability, and her movement is poor. When she's cleaning up scrubs like she has been this whole tournament, she looks fantastic but when she faces a top player, boom, she got her ass kicked in embarrassing fashion. It took the ESPN commentators a set and a half to stop licking her asshole and start talking about how good Na Li was playing once they realized she was never going to make a comeback.

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Na came out and creamed a mediocre ball basher with no plan B. Even if Martha had been tested in earlier rounds, she still wouldn't have beaten Na today.
go back to SerenaSlam and cry there , it was a tournament for Serena to lose, while for Masha it was a tournament to go deep and don't drop the bar she put high in 2012.... She performed pretty well and gave us hopes for a good season...

At the same time , this AO has already confirmed that Serena is not winning more Slams than Steffi and it will be a hard task to overcome Chrissie and Martina for her, as she managed to be human ..... So cry, gunner, cry

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Yes, Martha is as mediocre as they come but congrats to her for making a career of that. She has no plan B, her net skills are laughable at best, her serve is a liability, and her movement is poor. When she's cleaning up scrubs like she has been this whole tournament, she looks fantastic but when she faces a top player, boom, she got her ass kicked in embarrassing fashion. It took the ESPN commentators a set and a half to stop licking her asshole and start talking about how good Na Li was playing once they realized she was never going to make a comeback.
Yeah right cause Maria has never beat top players before
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go back to SerenaSlam and cry there , it was a tournament for Serena to lose, while for Masha it was a tournament to go deep and don't drop the bar she put high in 2012.... She performed pretty well a gave us hopes for a good season...
Time for a ban, this thread has absolutely nothing to do with Serena.

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Well, there have been some experts who have basically accused Sharapova of being an overachiever and today was one of those days where you can see that there could be something to that.
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Time for a ban, this thread has absolutely nothing to do with Serena.
This is not a result thread you idiot
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Yeah right cause Maria has never beat top players before
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