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She has been improving since Bogota, and you see, she played better and better in Charleston also. Even her forehand looked good in last two matches.I have faith she will be back to her peak this year, we just need to wait and see

I really expect her to win a clay tournament actually, Rome or RG even Brussls is ok, just win one Premier tournament this year and I would be like crazy
Heh, me too! If she won Rome or Brussels, I'd worship her forever.

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I personally think she should skip Stuttgart since it's such a packed tournament. Maybe do Estoril, Rome and Brussels/Strassbourg then go to RG
I agree, but as someone has said, players seem to love Stuttgart, and so do I. Also, every win counts, and now she needs to practice beating Top20-Top 30 players, maybe even a slumping Top 10 one if she's lucky. So why not give it a try? Getting even one such win would be great in my book, let alone two.

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This is the most upset I've been about a JJ loss in a very long time

It's okay though, you're still the GOAT JJ
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This is the most upset I've been about a JJ loss in a very long time

It's okay though, you're still the GOAT JJ
She would have won if it were Venus in the final, though

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Well, at least Simona was able to beat Serena once, Maria... never good enough to do that.
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This is the most upset I've been about a JJ loss in a very long time

It's okay though, you're still the GOAT JJ
Seriously? I feel as if she's won something big, I must have lowered my expectations significantly. But really, how was she to beat this Serena? She never stood a chance.

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Seriously? I feel as if she's won something big, I must have lowered my expectations significantly. But really, how was she to beat this Serena? She never stood a chance.
I had no expectations going in but that first set was so good.

I feel like an Ivanovic fan. A few great string of points and I get all excited, an hour later it's another quick loss. Though at least JJGOAT can win a set off Serena.
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She would have won if it were Venus in the final, though
True, Venus is washed up though

Thank goodness I started stanning for Martha so I have a fave that can actually win RG.
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I had no expectations going in but that first set was so good.

I feel like an Ivanovic fan. A few great string of points and I get all excited, an hour later it's another quick loss. Though at least JJGOAT can win a set off Serena.
I'll be disappointed if she loses next time she plays a Top 20 player, because with this kind of game, she should be dismantling them left and right. Also, should she meet Serena on the red clay and should Serena be in a less GOAT mode, my expectations would definitely rise.

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True, Venus is washed up though

Thank goodness I started stanning for Martha so I have a fave that can actually win RG.
Unless she has to play Serena.

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I'll be disappointed if she loses next time she plays a Top 20 player, because with this kind of game, she should be dismantling them left and right. Also, should she meet Serena on the red clay and should Serena be in a less GOAT mode, my expectations would definitely rise.
I want Kerber's wig so badly Please let it happen in Sttutgart. She'll probably get moonballed to death by Errani before she got the chance to

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Unless she has to play Serena.
True. I'm still semi-pressed that Martha has an RG final and Hingis doesn't. Not that Martha would stand much of a chance against Graf in a RG final though

I'm convinced after today that JJ looks up to Hingis. Winning a match against a GOAT and making a big deal out of something small (they were both right though ) when all the momentum is in your favor only to have it bite them in the ass later on.
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Somehow I would prefer Jelena losing to Serena in 2 sets. It would be easier for us - another routine win for Serena. But Jelena won 1st set giving us hope....

Stuttgart will be extremely hard time for Jelena. Almost everyone from top20 will be there. And now she really needs really cake draw. Seeded player for sure in 2nd round. Maybe even in 1st round.

So, It would be better for her if...

She draws Radwanska over Sharapova...
She plays someone like Kerber or Stosur or Bartoli in 2nd round...
And Radwanska or Kerber in qf from top4 players.

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Somehow I would prefer Jelena losing to Serena in 2 sets. It would be easier for us - another routine win for Serena. But Jelena won 1st set giving us hope....

Stuttgart will be extremely hard time for Jelena. Almost everyone from top20 will be there. And now she really needs really cake draw. Seeded player for sure in 2nd round. Maybe even in 1st round.

So, It would be better for her if...

She draws Radwanska over Sharapova...
She plays someone like Kerber or Stosur or Bartoli in 2nd round...
And Radwanska or Kerber in qf from top4 players.
Radwanska isn't playing Stuttgart. Sharapova is the only top 4 player signed up for it.
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Re: Jelena Jankovic Cheering Thread - 2013 Season - Volume 14

1 WILLIAMS, SERENA
[2] 2 SHARAPOVA, MARIA
[3] 3 AZARENKA, VICTORIA
[4] 4 RADWANSKA, AGNIESZKA
[5] 5 LI, NA CHINA
[6] 6 KERBER, ANGELIQUE
[7] 7 ERRANI, SARA
[8] 8 KVITOVA, PETRA
[9] 9 STOSUR, SAMANTHA
[10] 10 WOZNIACKI, CAROLINE
[11] 11 PETROVA, NADIA
[12] 12 KIRILENKO, MARIA
[13] 13 VINCI, ROBERTA
[14] 14 BARTOLI, MARION
[15] 15 CIBULKOVA, DOMINIKA
[16] 16 STEPHENS, SLOANE
[17] 17 IVANOVIC, ANA
[18] 18 JANKOVIC, JELENA
[20] 19 SUAREZ NAVARRO, CARLA
[26] 20 PAVLYUCHENKOVA, ANASTASIA


Ok, I had no idea CSN was Top 20. But whatever. Vinci - check. Petrova - check. During the clay season, she really needs to beat: Pavlyu, CSN (duh! ), Ana, Stephens, Cibu, Marion, Kirilenko, Wozniacki, Stosur, Errani, Kerber. Radwanska isn't playing particularly well, so she should be beatable. Same goes for Kvitova. And I'm not so sure she can beat Errani, she's way to consistent and confusing. But the others - why not? Only Serena, Sharapova, Azarenka and Li seem out of reach.

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I forgot Radwanska is extremely injured and tired.

So Li is going to be seed with #2? Or Kerber? Or Errani?

For me only Maria and maybe Victoria are out from reach from TOP20. Serena is beatable - Jelena won a set yesterday. And we can always count that Serena will have another hrer day and lose to someone like Bammer. Yes, Bammer is retired. Li is only Li and it's not important her voach is Carlos.

But I agree she should pkay MM instead of Stuttgart

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Good try JJ! Thankfully you are playing so much better now Onwards and Upwards!!

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JJ has like no points to defend clay season, let's make the YEC Jecalina

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Re: Jelena Jankovic Cheering Thread - 2013 Season - Volume 14

that first set even though she couldn't play like this the whole match/ Serena raised her level this match gave me hope that she still has this kind of game in her. The last couple of tournaments should boost her confidence and I really hope she continues having good results during the clay season. I would be heartbroken if she lost early in Stuttgart...
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