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post #1111 of 3803 (permalink) Old Jan 19th, 2013, 08:11 AM Thread Starter
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Re: Laura Robson: The Silver Medal Years 2012-

19 yearold Laura needs to finish the year in the top 30. Otherwise my name becomes OverratedRobSUCK. It's part of a bet I have going on.
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It does piss me off how posters in general messages have nothing good to say about Laura though. They act as though every loss proves she's over hyped, and every win is a fluke. Yes, Sloane may be the form player of the two right now, but already in their careers, Laura has been much more impressive when they're at their best, IMO.
But that would mean people admitting they were wrong GM is such a hate-filled, stubborn, hostile place.

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It does piss me off how posters in general messages have nothing good to say about Laura though. They act as though every loss proves she's over hyped, and every win is a fluke. Yes, Sloane may be the form player of the two right now, but already in their careers, Laura has been much more impressive when they're at their best, IMO.
yeah think i'm going to stay out of general discussion for a few days, it's really annoying how harsh they are towards laura there.
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Re: Laura Robson: The Silver Medal Years 2012-

Where's Blue when you need him? Sure he's a Robson 'hater' but at least he can maintain a decent conversation.
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19 yearold Laura needs to finish the year in the top 30. Otherwise my name becomes OverratedRobSUCK. It's part of a bet I have going on.
You're not the only one.

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Huh? That's literally what's going to happen if Laura doesn't finish in the top 30. If she does, BlueTrees changes his name to RobsonIsGOAT.

He's a good sport.
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Huh? That's literally what's going to happen if Laura doesn't finish in the top 30. If she does, BlueTrees changes his name to RobsonIsGOAT.

He's a good sport.
That's amazing. It needs to happen

Yeah I had a spat with BlueTrees the other day but we seemed to sort it out. He seems like a fair guy.

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Huh? That's literally what's going to happen if Laura doesn't finish in the top 30. If she does, BlueTrees changes his name to RobsonIsGOAT.

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I know. But my friends all think Laura's overhyped and they prefer Keys, Vekic. So it'll be an embarrassing moment if she doesn't end the year Top 40/30.

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Laura is overhyped. But she's overhyped for the right reasons. It started when she developed years faster than Watson (she still is), continued with her charisma and personality, ballooned because of her entertaining style, and exploded because of what she did at the top levels.

Donna and Madison are overhyped too, for the record.
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Laura is overhyped. But she's overhyped for the right reasons. It started when she developed years faster than Watson (she still is), continued with her charisma and personality, ballooned because of her entertaining style, and exploded because of what she did at the top levels.

Donna and Madison are overhyped too, for the record.
GM will disagree with you on that one, i wouldn't say that so boldly if i were you.

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I would agree Robson is hyped but only because everyone can see her talent.Whether she uses it or not is another matter. Sloane is maturing well and could be the real deal.
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Re: Laura Robson: The Silver Medal Years 2012-

Laura moved fastest against Kim than this, why is she so slow after winter training,
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Racists. The lot of them.
thank you for this lovely comment. We are certainly not racist. The problem is the wretched commentators constantly keep reminding us that she is born in Melbourne and she travels on an Australian passport......and yet still plays for the UK. I personally would have felt that this in itself would have been enough to have the crowd to support Stephens even more........an "Aussie" choosing not to play for us is for me really Un Australian and she belongs in the UK. So rather than sniping about Australian people count your lucky stars that we are really fair.
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thank you for this lovely comment. We are certainly not racist. The problem is the wretched commentators constantly keep reminding us that she is born in Melbourne and she travels on an Australian passport......and yet still plays for the UK. I personally would have felt that this in itself would have been enough to have the crowd to support Stephens even more........an "Aussie" choosing not to play for us is for me really Un Australian and she belongs in the UK. So rather than sniping about Australian people count your lucky stars that we are really fair.
She has a British passport.

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She has a British passport.
Goodness I hope you are right. Channel 7 here at home said tonight she travels on an Aussie passport......hope they are wrong and you are right. She is definitely British and not Australian. I cant work out why our crowds think she is any way one of us..........she chose to represent the UK and good luck to her.
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