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Re: Lauren Davis

She's smart to have turned pro It's a big paycheck. Beatrice made R3 at USO and I think didn't get it because she wasn't pro. (Can anyone confirm or refute this?)


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She's smart to have turned pro It's a big paycheck. Beatrice made R3 at USO and I think didn't get it because she wasn't pro. (Can anyone confirm or refute this?)
Confirmed No R3 check for Trice as she still maintains her amateur status.

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Ok this may seem kind of dumb of me to ask but what are the advantages of staying amateur? Do you get more funding or something? I've always wondered...
Well, the possibility of a big scholarship to college. Once you go pro, that option is gone.

Not sure how I feel about Lauren turning pro. I know she has the dedication and the drive. We'll see I guess. She has been playing out of her mind, so I hope she is able to build up a good ranking!

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Re: Lauren Davis

Comparing Madison Keys's kick serve to Sam's...

She seems very confident and dangerous though... Time will tell how good she'll be, and a GS R1 match against a top 10 player is a good gauge.
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Comparing Madison Keys's kick serve to Sam's...

She seems very confident and dangerous though... Time will tell how good she'll be, and a GS R1 match against a top 10 player is a good gauge.
Yeah, I think she's just trying to stay positive, which is the right thing to do. I saw Madison play a lot in Cleveland, and her serve was just really fast and hard.... it didn't have the kick that Sam's has.

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Lauren is on court! I am signing offline so I can pay full attention. GOOD LUCK LAUREN!!!

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Re: Lauren Davis

Lauren has no chance on Sam's serve.



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Lauren is dealing with the serve much better now.



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Lauren has mishit so many times in this game

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Re: Lauren Davis

She looks sooo nervous out there

Hopefully she can hold here. I think that would give her a bit more confidence for the begining of the 2nd set
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Re: Lauren Davis

She gets a game
Courtesy of the UEs by Stosur.

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1-6.

Stosur is serving so well. No chance for Lauren, I'm afraid.



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Re: Lauren Davis

She held Now hopefully she can do it again to start out the 2nd... Lets goooo Lauren!
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