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post #1034 of (permalink) Old Jan 17th, 2013, 04:31 PM
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Re: Laura Robson: The Silver Medal Years 2012-

Originally Posted by AnnieIWillKnow View Post
Hate the way some people are dismissing this. Yes, Kvitova was poor, and for large periods so was Laura, but how many 18 y/os on the tour have beaten 3 GS champions in the past 2 slams?
With success comes hate and jealousy.

They always come up with excuses;
Clijsters: 'she's virtually retired' - doesn't change the fact she hadn't lost at the USO since 2003
Na Li: 'she's inconsistent' - completely ignoring her brilliant form coming into the tournament
Kvitova: 'Been playing shit for months now' - even though she's still a top 8 seed.

People will run out of excuses one day, don't worry


... for some reason.
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