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It's later than you think...
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Knew VIka would take first MP. Still so many positives from this match and this whole tournament though.
That's how Sam has to look at this. She was very rusty coming into this tournament, so it's not surprising she had trouble maintaining her momentum.

As the commies said, she now knows she can completely outplay Vika on clay. Only some tightness in key stages of the match robbed her of that
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FUCKKKKK!

Well, at least we had peak Sam in the second set. That's still a good sign.

Smash 'em Sam
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Goshh 14-34 and win the match. I don't get this
Its all about when you hit the Ws and UEs.

sam stosur. maria sharapova. jarmila gajdosova
dellacqua.kvitova.tomljanovic.safarova.
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Damn it!!!!

Best tennis I have seen play in a while this week, yes, positives can be taken out of this one.

GO THE AUSSIES!


Alicia Molik|Sam Stosur|Nicole Pratt|Casey Dellacqua|Sophie Fergsuon|Monqiue Adamczak|Jess Moore|And the rest of the aussies

Also support: Ana Ivanovic| Maria Kirilenko| Misa Krajicek| Marion Bartoli| Jarmila Gajdosova| Lucie Safarova
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Re: Clay Court 2013: Sam on the Road to Roland Garros

Some nice stats from Sam total points won 88 / 83 w/ue 34/36. Sam just lacking that extra quality at key points - still a good run going into the French - go get her at the French! Good tune up and back to the practice courts
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I think we can say for the first time Sam is ready for the FO. Her calf, tennis level are here back again.
Of course she lost many opportunities in the last set. The match reminds me the match Vs. Clijsters at the USO in 2010.
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That's how Sam has to look at this. She was very rusty coming into this tournament, so it's not surprising she had trouble maintaining her momentum.

As the commies said, she now knows she can completely outplay Vika on clay. Only some tightness in key stages of the match robbed her of that
Very true. She was fucking spectacular in parts of the second. Good reasons to be optimistic.


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So do I… B.
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Im pretty sure I just want to watch that second set over and over until RG.. just to keep it all positive

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I am going to make a highlight reel of her matches from Rome - will share them with you guys once done
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Best of luck at the French Sam. Work on your mental game please!!!always play horrible when you are in winning position in matches.
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So do I… B.
Well, right now I still feel so much tension! I certainly won’t sleep in the next few hours.
It was only Rome, but we were close to big time. Hmm… I definitely will think about it.
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Well, right now I still feel so much tension! I certainly won’t sleep in the next few hours.
It was only Rome, but we were close to big time. Hmm… I definitely will think about it.
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I feel the same. I can feel a large whiskey coming on
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