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hellas719 at the USO 2012

I'll take report requests but I won't take photos as I always do and then something goes wrong with my camera and I lose the pictures

I will also try to tweet from the tournament, so check me out at @hellas719

I'll be at qualies hopefully 3 days and then I'll also go during the MD I'm just not sure when yet

Daniilidou. Venus. Azarenka. Halep. Wickmayer.
Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
Paszek. Begu. Cirstea. Lisicki. Pavlyuchenkova.
Pironkova. Stephens. Tatishvili. McHale. Flipkens.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
I'm obsessed with the Greek players. Deal with it.

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Pics of Mandy and Aussies if you can
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Reports about Marta
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So you are going again ? I remember the last yead drama between Kolar and Georgatou


Daniilidou please and Safarova, Keothavong
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So you are going again ? I remember the last yead drama between Kolar and Georgatou


Daniilidou please and Safarova, Keothavong
I remember and people accused me of making things up
And people also complained about me trying to get attention by putting that report in the GM when some of them put their whole threads in the GM

Daniilidou. Venus. Azarenka. Halep. Wickmayer.
Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
Paszek. Begu. Cirstea. Lisicki. Pavlyuchenkova.
Pironkova. Stephens. Tatishvili. McHale. Flipkens.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
I'm obsessed with the Greek players. Deal with it.

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Qualies Day 1:

Okay, let's try to get this organized now

First, I "accidentally" walked in the VIP way and went right by BJK

Right away, Murray and Sharapova were practicing but they were so far away. Honestly fuck the USTA because we used to be able to watch those far away practice courts from the top of the Court 4 stands and now they put some stupid blue padding against the fence and now we can't see

A lot of players walked by me but I couldn't really identify them, especially ATP guys

So I first just walked around to find a match and most of them were boring so I found some friends and just socialized with them for a while . And then I watched some of Larriere-Ivanova and Mauresmo was there watching but it was a pretty boring match. Ivanova was really bad . She needs to lose some weight too IMO . Larriere was really hot though , and she was better than I expected but she is top 100 at most

All day I kept checking Armstrong and Grandstand to see who was practicing there but it was all ATP . And I could only recognize Cilic, Gasquet, Verdasco, Seppi (I think), and Raonic. I had no idea about the other ones. And on the practice courts there was barely any action other than Sharapova and Murray earlier. Just some qualy players but mostly empty courts

I then saw Hendler walking into Ashe and I saw some of Klein-Halebian where Asderaki was umpiring. I'm not sure why Halebian has a Greek first name and an Armenian sounding surname . I was just mostly walking around and looking at players since there were many boring matches in the beginning and it was really hot. Ivana Lisjak reminds me of some Jersey Shore character with her jet black hair and her huge hoop earrings . Her grunt was atrocious too

Okay umm I saw Madison Keys watching matches with who I think was her mom. And then I saw a little of Castano-Schoofs but it was boring . I stepped in gum which I was pissed about . I then just kept observing players and saw that Ying-Ying Duan was really tall and Adamczak had a beautiful one handed BH and her game kinda reminds me of Daniilidou's

Okay the waffle fries are amazing and if anyone here gets the chance to go to the USO I recommend them because I always get them and they're amazing . Sorry for making totally random comments in this post but I'm just going off of what I put on twitter really. I watched a little of Domachowska-Glushko. Tons of Israelis as usual, some Poles too. Domachowska was wearing a skirt almost down to her knees which disappointed me because I wanted to see more of her long legs. But honestly I find her very overrated in the looks department and it was a boring match. Domachowska had no game plan but I watched a little since Adrian requested it. She would moonball some points, ballbashers others. She was a mess. Glushko wasn't great either TBH

Daniilidou. Venus. Azarenka. Halep. Wickmayer.
Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
Paszek. Begu. Cirstea. Lisicki. Pavlyuchenkova.
Pironkova. Stephens. Tatishvili. McHale. Flipkens.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
I'm obsessed with the Greek players. Deal with it.

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New post:

-Krunic is so short.
-Garcia walked by me with her family and she looke really happy
-I randomly saw Mary Joe Fernandez (I think it was her) sitting on a bench talking on her cell phone
-There was a girl with credentials who looked like Vassiliki Vougiouka
-Flipkens really didn't play well but won. She had some trouble closing it out, but when she did some people went to her for autographs and interviews and she seemed really cool and funny. Some guy asked her to take a picture with him and he said his wife would take the picture and then she said "You sure she won't get jealous?" and them everyone around laughed
-I saw the end of Malek-Jones and Jones was angry and threw her racket . And then Malek hit an ace on MP and I expected her to be happy with the win but she just like stormed off the court afterwards and was out of sight 10 seconds after the handshake
-I saw some of Simmonds vs. Cha.Scholl. Simmonds has issues with her hair, it's blonde and blue . Chalena Scholls coach kept screaming vamps and she saved some MPs but then she lost and later on I saw her walking alone and she was crying . Simmonds is a lefty pusher, her game reminds me of Pervak. Afterwards Simmon was sitting in the main square with her coach or father (or both?) and was talking on the phone. During the match, Viola vs. Authom was on the next court and Camerin kept screaming out in Italian to Viola. Matisse was there (is Authom Belgian?) and he kept looking over to watch Simmonds-Scholl and he seemed very interested
-As she was on her way out, Eva Asderaki made eye contact with me and stared at me for like 5 seconds
-The dumb food court scoreboard has the old Georgian flag for Chakhnashvili
-The umpire in Coin-Rybarikova said "Rybarikova from the Slavic Republic" instead of "Slovak Republic"
-Caught the 3rd set TB of Pavlovic-Beck. Seemed like a shitty match but Mauresmo was watching so I watched near her
-I was going to watch Chan vs.Ferrer-Suarez. The first point I saw was a DF from Ferrer-Suarez and I decided it would be the last point I saw. I'm too lazy to check the stats but Ines probably had 56288365 DFs as usual
-Saw bits and pieces of Fichman-Puig. The grunting from both was annoying and Fichman acts like a total bitch on court. Her attitude is very repelling . There were a ton of Puerto Rican fans for Puig and they kept cheering like crazy for her
-Saw the end of Mrdeza-Pegula. Pegula was so sweet and signed like 20 autographs and took pics with kids. She seemed so nice. Mrdeza has this weird tattoo on her arm that looks like one you would only see on men who ride motorcycles
-Saw some of Tsurenko-Bogdan. Tsurenko didn't have to do much. Bogdan was a mess. Mitu was watching it and then she went to watch Copil-Naso after Bogdan got destroyed. Tsurenko was very hot just like last year . And she had a huge entourage with her...

Daniilidou. Venus. Azarenka. Halep. Wickmayer.
Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
Paszek. Begu. Cirstea. Lisicki. Pavlyuchenkova.
Pironkova. Stephens. Tatishvili. McHale. Flipkens.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
I'm obsessed with the Greek players. Deal with it.

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Last Observations:
-Castano was watching Alejandro Gonzalez.
-There were a few Paraguayan fans watching Cepede Royg vs. Molinero. I didn't stay though because it was a boring match
-I saw MLDB on her way to the practice courts as I was leaving
-Mauresmo was very nice to all the fans, taking pics and giving autographs

Rezai-S.Zheng:
-I saw a game in the beginning and Rezai was hammering the ball. Mauresmo was watching and Rezai hit 4 winners in a row in that game. It was like 2010 Madrid and then I left. I came back in the second set and saw Aravane struggling. She was complaining to the umpire about Saisai taking too much time on the changeovers with her cute French accent. I couldn't hear much because Saisai had some annoying fans who were talking on their cell phones, opening candy wrappers loudly and making noise, chewing on hard granola bars, talking, standing up during points, etc.. This one lady in front of me had this big red umbrella so I couldn't see one side of the court because she's afraid of the sun and needs a big umbrella and doesn't care that it blocks everyone else's view. And she kept standing up during points it was so annoying and she was clapping during rallies . And then her fans kept multiplying so I had to leave again . And Saisai is so over ranked. She is the biggest pusher ever and she makes Julia Cohen look like Sharapova . I eventually came back to this match and tried to sit by Amelie since there weren't many Chinese fans there and it was amazing. Match of the day. Rezai kept complaining about Saisai and then Rezai took her water bottle and slammed it on the court and then a few points later she slammed a ball onto another court and then the umpire said code violation and she screamed to him with her cute French accent "I DON'T CARE!!!" . There was a brief stop in play because Saisai complained about something and then fans jeered and then Rezai yelled something to the umpire and then people kept chanting things like "Just play" and "We want to watch tennis" and finally Saisai went to return a serve. And then "The Great Pusher of China" won and then the handshake was epic. Rezai totally threatened her . No one could hear what she said but she was really angry and I know she said something really mean. She used her pointing finger while she was talking to Saisai and I don't know what she said but it looked like Serena's incident with Shino . And then a few minutes later I saw Rezai hiding near the Lacoste store screaming at her coach in French

Hendler-Hardebeck:
Tammy makes funny facial expressions between points . I watched a lot of this match. In the first set TB, Tammy blew 3 SPs. She won the second. In the third set TB she just folded and didn't play well. She fought really hard and I gained a lot of respect for her. I can't see her going too far in the future unless she improves which is possible because she is a hard worker and a fighter. Her fight is incredible even though she gets tight some times. She looked very sweaty and exhausted but she refused to give up. There was one game where she didn't really try hard to get some balls and she looked a little fatigued. It was a really long match, 7-6 5-7 7-6. I'm not sure of the match time but she was sweating like crazy. Both girls were really nice to fans afterwards. After losing such a tough three setter, Hendler was smiling and she had some relatives there or friends or something and she was socializing with them and one of them had a baby and I heard her say to the baby "and on the weekend we can go to the pool together". She seems very down to Earth and I was surprised to see how well she took the tough loss

Dolonc-Chakhnashvili:
I watched the beginning of this match but it was depressing to see Maka losing so I left. I came back in the middle of the second set. Well, Maka fought but she looked exhausted on court and she looked tired. She threw her racket a few times and then after she lost MP she threw her racket to her chair and did the handshakes and then stormed off. I felt bad because I wonder if this is the last we will see of her in a GS qualy draw (hopefully not!) but I was happy that she got the chance to go to the Olympics . I then saw her sitting down with her coach and he was talking to her and she was listening and then Dolonc walked by with her coach which I thought was awkward since they just played each other and then Dolonc and her coach sat a few tables away. I hope Maka can string together some nice results soon...

Daniilidou. Venus. Azarenka. Halep. Wickmayer.
Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
Paszek. Begu. Cirstea. Lisicki. Pavlyuchenkova.
Pironkova. Stephens. Tatishvili. McHale. Flipkens.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
I'm obsessed with the Greek players. Deal with it.

ANNA GERASIMOU-EIRINI GEORGATOU ALWAYS AND FOREVER

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Wednesday Plans:
I plan on going tomorrow. Originally I was going to go later but Eleni is playing at 11 am so I will probably go early, although I might have to miss Eleni

Matches I plan on seeing:
Daniilidou vs. Mayr-Achleitner
Kudryavtseva vs.Craybas
Ivakhnenko vs. Gallovits-Hall
Keys vs. Brengle
Olaru vs. Meusburger
Some Others


Also don't forget, I will be tweeting from the grounds so follow me @hellas719

Daniilidou. Venus. Azarenka. Halep. Wickmayer.
Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
Paszek. Begu. Cirstea. Lisicki. Pavlyuchenkova.
Pironkova. Stephens. Tatishvili. McHale. Flipkens.
Grammatikopoulou ~ Papamichail ~ Sakkari
I'm obsessed with the Greek players. Deal with it.

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Thanks andrea
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Drama like Rezai/Zheng is why I love qualies can't wait to go on friday!

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Any pics of Aussies, Krunic or Tsurenko?
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thanks for the report, rezai

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Epic Rezai-S.Zheng report

Krajicek Bertens Wickmayer Jankovic Kerber Svitolina Hogenkamp de Vroome Flipkens Kerkhove Burger Rus Rezai Bacsinszky / Lena D. missing you
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