Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: always on the move
Success or Failure?
Thrid Round time.. For either of our girls remaining in the draw one more step would mean a sucessful tournament. Two more steps would be just grand..
1. Likhovtseva-Baltacha 75:25, Elena L. should win it. She has all needed components to beat The Ukro-British girl..
2. Dementieva-Majoli 60:40, two players on their worst surfaces. Elena is a favourite, but not overwhelming one. Last year in the third round she got destroyed by Huber who is by no means a grasscourter. Elena winning would mean that she made it to the R16 on 4 Slams in a row which is a very respectable consistency in defending her seedings.
3. Myskina-Mauresmo 50:50, They had very close match at last year USO. Nastya has gotten much better siince. Amelie hasn't. If Nastya plays to her strength, she wins. If she hits one of her bad streak, Amelie ,who is an excellent frontrunner, will take it. This is a very important match for Nastya. If she has a Top 10 ambitions, Amelie is her competitor for place in there, time to turn tables.
4. Panova-Rubin 30-70, Chanda is on a roll. Tanya's chance is that Chanda normally is not attacking net and tries to finish things from the baseline. Panova retrieving can frustrate her and break her groundies, but given what I've seen in Kournikova-Panova match, chances are that Chanda will blow Tanya away.
Overall, I expect 2 of our girls to get through. 3 would be a very good showing.
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