she a big hitter with a good attitude. she's not getting wiped off the court, but she isn't winning the matches she should be either. it seems like a lot of players struggle in the year after their big breakthrough season on tour. to name a few:
schnyder (other factors at play)
hantuchova (other factors at play)
stevenson (other factors at play)
smashnova (until last week)
That is a terrible hard court loss for Elena! I'm beginning to think Elena just doesn't have what it takes to become a bigtime tennis champion.
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