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Uranus
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:46 PM
What a match :eek:

Congratulations, Justine! :worship: Win in Wimbledon too!

Natalicious
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:46 PM
:sobbing:

Paneru
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:47 PM
Did Momo choke having
served for it @ 5-4?

gary
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:47 PM
chokemomo is back? :tape: :lol:

narrisch
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
congrats Justine :yeah:

Amelie :hug:

Dexter
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
Jesus, what a match - can't wait to watch it later on!

All I can say is: Justine :woohoo: :banana: :crazy: :aparty: :drink:

Apoleb
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
That's a major confidence booster for Justine coming in to Wimby. :bounce:

Was the match high quality enough to download it?

Kim's_fan_4ever
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
Because her name is Chokomomo :dance:

rockstar
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
justine :yeah:

chokomomo!

gentenaire
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
This was a great match.

Jean-Pierre.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
You always knew that Henin was gonna come through even when Mauresmo was serving at *5-4.

Nice job Justine.

shirley
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
That was a very enjoyable match. My nerves are shot to pieces :lol:

Congrats to Justine

Amelie :hug: She'll go to Wimbledon with some matches under her belt. I really wanted her to win so I could annoy my sister who is a Justine fan

Hashim.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
yup..
momo:hysteric:
i wanted her to win:crying2:


juju:yeah:

MistyGrey
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
:woohoo:
Win Wimbledon now!

shap_half
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:48 PM
wasn't justine up 4-2 in the second? thank god she got over that mini choke and fought back to win. allez.
how was the match? i didn't see it. they usually have really good matches.

Ceze
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:49 PM
bad luck Amelie :hug: :sobbing: But some good signs for Wimbledon, allez! :bounce:

[S@nti]
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:49 PM
lol even being up 5-4 I knew Mauremo wouldn't win :o

Dexter
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:49 PM
Because her name is Chokomomo :dance:maybe because she played world's #1? :rolleyes:

ce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:49 PM
momo
:sad:
whyyyyyyyy to lose against that player.........whyyyyyyy

Demska
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:49 PM
Chokomomo strikes again.

Leading 5-3* and then serving for it at *5-4. :rolleyes: Should have been yours Momo.

But great job fighter Justine! :bowdown:

trufanjay
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:49 PM
Mauresmo choked. She should have won this match. She was up in the first and third set. But congratualtions to Justine.

If they were to play at Wimbledon then Mauresmo would win again. But they won't play at Wimbledon, not this year :p

schris
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
Congratulations Justine :hug:

homogenius
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
Too bad that Mauresmo's serve was off for most of the match but she seems to play decent again.Wimbledon should be interesting.

TSequoia01
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
Momo played well but Justine is tough mentally. Congrats

Hugo24
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
Great match Good Fight Amelie now take that play to wimbeldon ALLEZ AMELIE , GO MOMO

~Carsten~
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
wow unbelievable Match!
Congrats Justine! :)

:hug: Amelie!

serena_fan
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
nice win Justine

maja.amelie
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
noooo :sad: Ame I cant believe! Dont let Justine to win Wimby please :help: :sad:

hablo
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
Amélie. :bigcry:

Don't know how she even made it close with such poor serving, by her standards....

What a fight by the Frenchwoman though. :bowdown:

Too bad she couldn't close it out. :awww:

Good luck in Wimbledon, Momo!!!

Hopefully, Serena will take care of business too. :devil:

Kim's_fan_4ever
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:50 PM
maybe because she played world's #1? :rolleyes:

I'm referring to the first set. Believe me, I couldn't care less who would win :lol:
EDIT: It turns out she was up in the 3rd too, lol.

Dexter
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:51 PM
wasn't justine up 4-2 in the second? thank god she got over that mini choke and fought back to win. allez.
how was the match? i didn't see it. they usually have really good matches.she was 4-2* 30-0* up! I thought it was over then. :tape: :o

FrenchY52
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:51 PM
Amélie you served for the match at 5-4 :sad:
Ok well done anyway ;)

Hopefully Justine won't win Wimbledon :unsure:

Ben.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:51 PM
Oh Amelie :sobbing: missed opportunity at 5-4 & what happened :shrug:
she was serving well from the start of the 3rd set & then she stuffs up this game :help: ah well at least you got some good grass court preparation for wimby :)

Congrats to Justine :worship: she fought well & deserved the win :)

tobi
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:51 PM
Well done Justine :woohoo:

Shows *once again* the fighting and #1 quality :yeah:

More of the same at Wimbledon please :angel:

AlwaysAmelie
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:51 PM
:sobbing: :hysteric:

rhz
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:51 PM
That's why Justine is #1, She's just mentally tougher than Momo!!

nhissan
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:52 PM
too many unforced errors from Mauresmo not really a high quality match

Hugo24
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:52 PM
any HQ pics of amelie from this match

iPatty
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:52 PM
"i don't want anybody to talk about my nerves anymore."

then don't do this. :lol:
amelie. :weirdo:

but i think she's gonna defend her title next week.

DavidEllul
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:52 PM
Allez justine! What a great match! :worship: :worship: :worship:

tenn_ace
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:53 PM
oh Amelie... why couldn't you close it out? :mad:

gl at Wimbledon :hug:

Ntour
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:53 PM
amelie was 4-1 in the first

justine 4-2 in the second

and amelie 5-3 in the third

Yonexforever
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:53 PM
This type of match on the eve of Wimbledon doesnt bode well for a deep run in London!
Momo and Justine have had fitness issues in their past.
Serena???????

Bart
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:53 PM
Justine :woohoo:

Great match :yeah:

Nedved Rosicky
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:53 PM
Does "Eastbourne Curse" really exist :confused:
I heard it from other forums,
really??

FORZA SARITA
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:54 PM
can't wait to watch this match later :lick:

marion127
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:54 PM
wanted amé to win this match !!!!!!!!!!

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:54 PM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070623/capt.09e08a9d7044443f89a4ae6a7fc76094.britain_tenn is_eastbourne_lon801.jpg

Ntour
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:54 PM
i hope justine recovers enuogh for wimby

Hugo24
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:54 PM
Justine wont win Wimbeldon :fiery:

Astro Jetson
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:55 PM
:D :D :D
the countless twists, the countless twists....

Vlad Tepes
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:55 PM
momo
:sad:
whyyyyyyyy to lose against that player.........whyyyyyyy

Maybe because "that player" is the best one around, a great fighter and an incredible talent! :rolleyes: I'm a bit put off by the fact that it was so close, I would have expected Justine to win in straight sets, but I think it is good preparation going into Wimbledon, so it's for the best. Allez Justine, great fight, now please win Wimbledon!!!! :worship: :worship: :worship:

shap_half
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:55 PM
she was 4-2* 30-0* up! I thought it was over then. :tape: :o

I hate how everyone is saying Justine won because Amelie choke. Justine should have won in straights but didn't. Was it because she "choked"? Sorry but I don't try to discredit other people winning sets, matches, games, etc. that way.
Anyway, hopefully Justine can carry high confidence into Wimbledon, and win win win win win win win. :)

rrfnpump
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:56 PM
Serving for the match against World #1 and losing doesnt neccessarily mean she choked or something. 5*-4 to 5-5* isnt exactly what I would call a choke anyways, this is womens tennis. Chakvetadze actually is choking at the moment.

Some people are so :rolleyes:

lecciones
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:56 PM
Because her name is Chokomomo :dance:

Chokomo beach boys?

iPatty
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:57 PM
with the shots she hit in that game, she choked. :rolleyes:

moby
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:57 PM
What are the stats?

hablo
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:58 PM
Momo was up in sets 1 & 2. :help:

Ah well, at least she fought, right? :hug:

Anyhow, it can't be too comforting for Justine for Momo to have kept it so close, despite bad serving and not the greatest form. :shrug:

sharapovarulz1
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:58 PM
What a great final, even though it was a loss for Amelie there were alot of positives she can take from this match!

Apoleb
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:58 PM
Serving for the match against World #1 and losing doesnt neccessarily mean she choked or something. 5*-4 to 5-5* isnt exactly what I would call a choke anyways, this is womens tennis. Chakvetadze actually is choking at the moment.

Some people are so :rolleyes:

Oh I know. When Serena comes back from 60 54 2 match points down they don't call it choking. But when Justine breaks at 45 they call it a choke. :rolleyes:

MistyGrey
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:58 PM
I hate how everyone is saying Justine won because Amelie choke. Justine should have won in straights but didn't. Was it because she "choked"? Sorry but I don't try to discredit other people winning sets, matches, games, etc. that way.
Anyway, hopefully Justine can carry high confidence into Wimbledon, and win win win win win win win. :)

Doesnt matter, she won right? :lol:
Besides, I think its better for justine to go through a tough match like today's against a good grass courter before Wimbledon. Will help her conifdance.

Uranus
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:58 PM
I hate how everyone is saying Justine won because Amelie choke. Justine should have won in straights but didn't. Was it because she "choked"? Sorry but I don't try to discredit other people winning sets, matches, games, etc. that way.


Exactly. :yeah:

DavidEllul
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:58 PM
Mauresmo choked. She should have won this match. She was up in the first and third set. But congratualtions to Justine.

If they were to play at Wimbledon then Mauresmo would win again. But they won't play at Wimbledon, not this year :p



lol justine choked in the 2nd too, when leading 4:2... She sure could have won in 2 sets

Actually both deserve some credits :) Don't just say somebody has choked the match away blabla, that is not fair for the opponent at all.

sharapovarulz1
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:59 PM
Yup :(

nhissan
Jun 23rd, 2007, 02:59 PM
Maybe because "that player" is the best one around, a great fighter and an incredible talent! :rolleyes: I'm a bit put off by the fact that it was so close, I would have expected Justine to win in straight sets, but I think it is good preparation going into Wimbledon, so it's for the best. Allez Justine, great fight, now please win Wimbledon!!!! :worship: :worship: :worship:
bla bla bla :dance:

Tennisaddict
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:00 PM
Did Momo choke having
served for it @ 5-4?

Yes, she did which is a total shame because she had Justine on the ropes in the third set up until 5-4. Justine is a better matchplayer but Amelie definitely is the better grasscourt player.

Apoleb
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:00 PM
lol justine choked in the 2nd too, when leading 4:2... She sure could have won in 2 sets

Actually both deserve some credits :) Don't just say somebody has choked the match away blabla, that is not fair for the opponent at all.

It's called bitterness. ;)

Princeza
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:06 PM
http://yelims1.free.fr/Alcooliques/Alcooliques23.gif

azinna
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:06 PM
Amelie was incocnsistent for most of the match: brilliant one point, junior-ish the next, twice she steadied the ship for a few consecutive games and during those periods she recovered the break in the 2nd and got up a break in the 3rd. Basically, displayed a better grass-court game than Justine. Still, Justine was no slouch, was steadier on big points, did great to make sure she took advantage of any opportunity presented, which is what you want to players to do.

In general: a dramatic match, but not that high quality, which is understandable and fine as preparation.

Vlad Tepes
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:07 PM
bla bla bla :dance:

I know she is, stop trying to pretend you don't! ;)

Apoorv
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:07 PM
wow! this was a close one! yey Justine, Keep going and win at Wimbledon too!

loppy
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:08 PM
Great win Justine :worship:

On to Wimbledon!

DavidEllul
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:08 PM
Yes, she did which is a total shame because she had Justine on the ropes in the third set up until 5-4. Justine is a better matchplayer but Amelie definitely is the better grasscourt player.

lol who cares... justine won this match.. the end :)

Hugo24
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:10 PM
to say Ame been out or a while with injury she played a good match and will only get better for Wimbeldon justine won this last year but she did not win wimbeldon Amelie Did so this says nothing but amelie is ready for wimbeldon since last year she lost in the first round .

pigmalion
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:10 PM
What a great match :drool: :drool: :drool:
Congrats Justine :p

Amélie :hug: :hug:

Martian KC
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:10 PM
Okay, I predicted a close 3 setter, but not that close. Justine.:scared: :kiss:

Lady
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:11 PM
Well done in the end, Ju!

Kinda ironic that both players won the sets where the other one was leading 4-2 and was "supposed" to win! :eek:

But finally a hard-faught win in 3 sets over Amelie for Justine! :D
It's now been 3 straight finals wins over Amelie! YEC, Dubai and Eastbourne! :)

And Ju finally flipped the script in the end, so I'm happy for that! :banana:

bandabou
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:12 PM
Not choking perse...remember Justine had the match in the bag too, up set and a break! Soo...this was just a shit of momentum as the whole match was really. Sometimes it was Justine who was dominating, then Momo rallied back,etc..

Match showed us a few things:
-Justine's still vulnerable on her backhand side when you hard an deep to that corner...it took Momo whole three sets to figure this out.
-Momo tried to finesse her volleys too often and KEPT going to Justine's FOREHAND!! instead of going deep to the backhand.
-Momo needs to be more agressive returning second serves...Justine won too many games in which didn't hit a single first serve.
- Justine's the best defensive player right now..not because she's fast, it's because she ANTICIPATES so well. Amazing.

Wimbledon got more interesting....'cause Eastbourne final showed that against a good grass-court player, Justine will have to be sharp if she wants to win this title.

DavidEllul
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:12 PM
justine, now take a good rest and head for wimbledon :)

i know u have gained a lot of confidence from this match, which is great :D

maja.amelie
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:13 PM
Ok guys...Serena will win Wimbledon and that's all.:rocker:

Martian KC
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:15 PM
wimblena?

karin1492
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:15 PM
Does "Eastbourne Curse" really exist :confused:
I heard it from other forums,
really??

There is no curse if the French Open winner wins the Eastbourne title. Unless you consider winning Wimbledon or being runner up a curse. Only three women have ever won both titles in the same year. Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, and Justine Henin. When both Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova won both in the same year, they went on to win Wimbledon. Last year, when Henin won both she was runner-up. That's not a curse, it's a good luck charm.

Anyway, a great match from both Henin and Mauresmo!!! Henin had only won one point on Mauresmo's serve until the 5/4 game when she had to break Mauresmo's serve. Next time, try not to give me a heart attack, Ju!!!

Great first serve percentage for the tournament!!! 65% for the match, and in the mid-60s for the tournament!!! This is her highest first serving percentage tournament in several years!!! Great stuff!!!

Si_Hi
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:22 PM
well done~~~~
Good luck in wimbledon ;)
Allez, Justine!

evan2907
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:24 PM
http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/63/fullj.getty-tennis-eng-eastbourne-henin_10_13_29_am.jpg

Bravo Justine.

hablo
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:24 PM
Not choking perse...remember Justine had the match in the bag too, up set and a break! Soo...this was just a shit of momentum as the whole match was really. Sometimes it was Justine who was dominating, then Momo rallied back,etc..

Match showed us a few things:
-Justine's still vulnerable on her backhand side when you hard an deep to that corner...it took Momo whole three sets to figure this out.
-Momo tried to finesse her volleys too often and KEPT going to Justine's FOREHAND!! instead of going deep to the backhand.
-Momo needs to be more agressive returning second serves...Justine won too many games in which didn't hit a single first serve.
- Justine's the best defensive player right now..not because she's fast, it's because she ANTICIPATES so well. Amazing.

Wimbledon got more interesting....'cause Eastbourne final showed that against a good grass-court player, Justine will have to be sharp if she wants to win this title.

So Momo needs to rethink some of her tactics vs Justine ...

Anyhow, Serena will kill Justine's second serves imo. Can't wait! :devil:

ZeroSOFInfinity
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:25 PM
Damn! A great match.... and they didn't show it on Eurosport! :angry:

Justine :yeah:... go an grab the one Slam missing from your collection.

Amelie :hug:... hope you will have a good time in Wimby

pigmalion
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:26 PM
Anyhow, Serena will kill Justine's second serves imo. Can't wait! :devil:

:ras:

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:26 PM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070623/capt.81ba24a45bdc49bcbd6e1e5151b11541.britain_tenn is_eastbourne_lon802.jpg

vejh
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:27 PM
^lol. I thought this was about Ju beating Momo but I see it's just about finding someone to beat Ju.lol

Congrats Ju! She wasn't at her best either but won it (although by the talks of the 4 threads one would think Ju was in great form)

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:28 PM
http://us.news2.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/ap/20070623/capt.7395413db1694e3a91c06765e2f63a53.britain_tenn is_eastbourne_lon803.jpg

arslan2660
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:28 PM
I hope Justine will get her ASS kicked by Serena in Wimby! Can't stand her!
- But great fighter, and a great player :P

winone23
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:30 PM
Wow the score suggests this match was a thriller.

supergrunt
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:31 PM
Good job Justine. Sounds like a good match :ras:

.Andrew.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:31 PM
Justine :banana: :worship:

Congrats on defending Eastbourne! :aparty:

What a match and fight from both players! :bolt: :bowdown:

Amelie :hug:

fleemke³
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:31 PM
mmm She had to finish it in the 2th set imo but I enjoyed the match!

Another victory :cool:

Hashim.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:33 PM
nice pics

Hugo24
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:35 PM
any more pics

Tennisaddict
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:36 PM
lol who cares... justine won this match.. the end :)

Obviously the poster I replied to cares. Your reply to my post really was irrelevant.

nhissan
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:36 PM
I know she is, stop trying to pretend you don't! ;)

:zzz:

~Kiera~
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:37 PM
Amelie :hug: I so wanted you to win this. Good luck at Wimbledon.

Congrats on another title, Justine!

maximus82
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:37 PM
Ugh...how did a page about a match between juju and momo become a place for (predominantly serena fans) to slag off on Henin's game? Sheesh...your insecurities speak volumes.

Congrats Juju and nice form to keep it close Momo...I wouldn't mind seeing a repeat of last year's wimby final (although perhaps with a different out come :banana:)

ElusiveChanteuse
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:38 PM
:yeah: Juju!:D
Amelie is starting to play well too.:)

rottweily
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:40 PM
Some of the comments here :lol:
Who has actually seen the match :lol:

komorli
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:43 PM
:lol:

Lovin' the bitterness! :hearts:

ALLEZ

Golovin&Jankovic
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:46 PM
I thought and was hoping Amelie could pull it off, defeating Justine( congrats ) would have boost her confidence, it's going to be a little bit more tricky for her at Wimbledon mentally then I first thought. She's going to have to believe in her self against elite competition when it get tight, with out that there's no possibility for a repeat.

Jodie
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:50 PM
Ju :D Allez!

TLP
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:51 PM
^lol. I thought this was about Ju beating Momo but I see it's just about finding someone to beat Ju.lol

Congrats Ju! She wasn't at her best either but won it (although by the talks of the 4 threads one would think Ju was in great form)

She was in great form against Nicole but Amelie is a much more difficult opponent. Beautiful tennis at times from Amelie and the same from Justine. Amelie needed this match for Wimbledon and looks ready to defend however, watching Justine over the last month I know she wasn't at her best today and still pulled it out at the end against one of the best. That says alot about Justine's mental approach.

serenafan08
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:51 PM
Sounds like a knock-down-drag-out. Congrats to Justine. Could Amelie/Justine become the next big rivalry on the tour? Amelie needs to defeat Justine a few more times I think.

CORIA01
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:52 PM
It Looks Like It Was A Great Match
Congrats To Justine!

eck
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:56 PM
Looked to be a cracker of a match!
Good job Justine!!!!

Momo. :hug:

LindsayRulz
Jun 23rd, 2007, 03:58 PM
Sounds like it was a great match by the scoreline. And chokomomo seems to be back.

Shinjiro
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:01 PM
Sounds like a knock-down-drag-out. Congrats to Justine. Could Amelie/Justine become the next big rivalry on the tour? Amelie needs to defeat Justine a few more times I think.
she beat her in grand slam finals, when it mattered most.
We'll see what happens at Wimbledon...

plantman
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:03 PM
One of these two will be the Wimbledon victor!

pwayne
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:05 PM
Can't wait til Wimby starts on Monday. Today could be a possible final 2 weeks from today. If so, I hope their scores are a repeat but Serena and Jelena will have their say in the top half while Maria and Venus will have their say in the bottom half

gladysharon
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:08 PM
Congrats Justine!! Hope you win Wimbledon! :bounce:

Stamp Paid
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:11 PM
Oh, Serena's gonna get creamed.

hablo
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:16 PM
Oh, Serena's gonna get creamed.

:speakles::spit:

simba
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:16 PM
Pourquoi? Amelie.

CrossCourt~Rally
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:26 PM
Wow! What a match from both ladys ! :worship: Hopefully this match is a preview of what is to come at Wimbledon :bounce:

felipe2004
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:30 PM
Justine!!! :D:D:D

RenaSlam.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:33 PM
Amelie :tape: serving for the match.

Well done, JuJu.

gotthebend
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:34 PM
It's OK Amelie.

I know you'll peak in Wimbledon.;)

Justine shows her tough metality again.:devil:

Calypso
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:36 PM
Well done Justine!
Must have been a great match, just looking at the scoreline.
Sorry Amelie, better luck next time.

Smackie
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:38 PM
Momo didn't play as well during crucial games. However, was it she really choked or was it Justine turned it on and went for broke at the critical times?

I believe it's the latter.

Fantastic match by both ladies. One of the best match of this season

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:41 PM
http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/7d/fullj.getty-tennis-eng-eastbourne-henin_10_57_14_am.jpg

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:43 PM
http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/cc/fullj.getty-tennis-eng-eastbourne-mauresmo_11_03_52_am.jpg

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:44 PM
http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/9f/fullj.getty-tennis-eng-eastbourne-henin_11_23_42_am.jpg

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:44 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:44 PM
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kosmikgroove
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:45 PM
allez justine!

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:45 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:45 PM
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akosiirwyn
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:46 PM
amelie :hug:

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:46 PM
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hurricanejeanne
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:46 PM
What a scoreline! Congrats Justine, but I wanted Amelie to win. Sounds like Chokomomo came back.
:(

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:47 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:47 PM
http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/dc/fullj.getty-tennis-wta-gbr-henin_10_31_02_am.jpg

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 04:48 PM
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The Daviator
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:01 PM
Justine was up 7-5 4-2* 30-0, so the fact that Amelie kept it going for so long is :worship: Shame she didn't serve it out though :(

Justine :yeah:

Henin's the best
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:02 PM
The most entertaining match we've seen this year, so far.:worship:

Justine is the top fave for Wimbledon:bounce:

Vaidisova
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:02 PM
Congrats Justine!

gmak
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:05 PM
amelie should have won but :shrug:
it's ok though, since she served it out when it mattered most last year ;)

seriously, she is a contender again! :D
good luck at Wimbledon momo! :hug:

chris whiteside
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:06 PM
Justine could have won it in two, Amelie had her chance in the third.

I don't think this is any indication of how a Wimbledon meeting might work out but it does look as if Maueresmo is quietly creeping into form.

Retaining her title is beginning to look a real possilbility.

mdterp01
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:08 PM
Fabulous match from both ladies. Good luck to both at Wimbledon

gentle
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:09 PM
Now will people stop writing Amelie off for Wimbledon? she should have won this! It was a great match tho

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:21 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:22 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:22 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:22 PM
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Shoulderpova
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:23 PM
Justine :yeah:
Momo choked again? :lol:

hablo
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:24 PM
http://us.i1.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/p/sp/getty/32/fullj.getty-tennis-eng-eastbourne-mauresmo_11_44_12_am.jpg

:haha: @ Momo's facial expression! :haha:

Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:26 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:27 PM
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Mark Spruce
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:27 PM
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VishaalMaria
Jun 23rd, 2007, 05:55 PM
Both of these women didn't take their chances and could have made the job easier. We'll have to see how Serena plays before we make any more comments regarding Justines match up with her and their play. Let's not forget Serena is mentally tougher than Justine, and if she had the chances Amelie did then this match would have been over for Justine. :D

barmaid
Jun 23rd, 2007, 06:19 PM
Both of these women didn't take their chances and could have made the job easier. We'll have to see how Serena plays before we make any more comments regarding Justines match up with her and their play. Let's not forget Serena is mentally tougher than Justine, and if she had the chances Amelie did then this match would have been over for Justine. :D

Your avatar shows how biased you are...ahem!:rolleyes: Did not Justine beat Serena in their last encounter...today she came back from a 3-5 deficit in the 3rd set to take Mauresmo 7-6 so to say that Serena is mentally tougher than Justine is pfffft!:mad: :rolleyes: They are both (when the occasion presents itself) mentally tough!!

barmaid:wavey:

ViennaCalling
Jun 23rd, 2007, 06:20 PM
Pfffft... Amelie :( What a choke!

Lindsayfanumber1
Jun 23rd, 2007, 06:22 PM
:eek:
What a match!
Congrats Justine

MinnyGophers
Jun 23rd, 2007, 06:29 PM
Seriously, some people here to need to look up the definition of a "choke" instead of throwing it out there and make it seem like they know anything about playing tennis.
Losing a match when up 5-1 in the last set is a choke.
Getting broken when serving for match isn't a choke when you're playing against the freaking number one player in the world.
Get real.

kantele
Jun 23rd, 2007, 06:52 PM
Momo showed that she can be her nemesis in Wimby again.

Il Primo!
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:00 PM
Thanks Justine for saving us from the devil :hearts: Thanks for hopefully breaking her heart too, I love it :drool:

égalité
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:01 PM
Gross :barf:

Beny
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:02 PM
Congrats Justine!

What about their speech after the match?..anyone heard it?

Kitten63
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:04 PM
Awesome win Justine,Congratulations!
Great tournament Amelie.

Conor
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:07 PM
Mauresmo didnt choke that much! Justine got every return of serve in, unlike in every other Mauresmo service game that set AND hit a winner down the line to win the game :rolleyes: Justine won it more than Mauresmo choking it away.

Anyway, a brilliant match considering the very blustery conditions :worship: Well done Justine! Wimbledon is ours now :devil: :devil:

Vamos.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:16 PM
Hmm, interesting scoreline. Amelie is certainly a better grasscourt player but Justine is about three/four/five times as mentally tough as her, in this type of close three-setter it would just about favour her. And it did.

Good luck for Wimby Amelie!!

Vamos.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:18 PM
Thanks Justine for saving us from the devil :hearts: Thanks for hopefully breaking her heart too, I love it :drool:

No, I think Justine's heart was broken when Amelie took the career Slam right out of her grasp.

Momo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:yeah:

Rosslyn
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:25 PM
No, I think Justine's heart was broken when Amelie took the career Slam right out of her grasp.

Momo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:yeah:

yes and that's why she kick amelie's ass in next 3 finals:
YEC-Dubai-Eastbourne...


Very sad for Amelie 'cause when she makes finals (in 1 tournament of 10 she plays), Justine is allways there and will be

Slumpsova
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:27 PM
allez!

CuteLatinGirl
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:28 PM
Henin is just an amazing player, if she stay healthy will be really near to the
biggest one... Congratulations again and again...

Mauresmo.... good match lady, a bit disappointing but you’re the real last cow!
I see you holding this trophy again! ;)

CuteLatinGirl
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:36 PM
always a troll in here, we can`t get rid of these people :rolleyes:

When people don’t have the intelligence enough to defend their point of view,
the offense is always the weapon used…

:wavey:

Matt01
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:48 PM
Thanks Justine for saving us from the devil :hearts:

She hasn't beaten Serena yet ;)

:angel:

nhissan
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:50 PM
yes and that's why she kick amelie's ass in next 3 finals:
YEC-Dubai-Eastbourne...


Very sad for Amelie 'cause when she makes finals (in 1 tournament of 10 she plays), Justine is allways there and will be

She hasn't beaten Serena yet ;)

:angel:

:weirdo:

Alexj
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:51 PM
Amélie chokes once again, but good job to Justine!
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Thanx4nothin
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:52 PM
Pretty OK match, not as great as some have siad, neither played well whilst the other was on top.

Kunal
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:52 PM
solid as ever...shld be a good wimby

Marshmallow
Jun 23rd, 2007, 07:55 PM
I didn't think the match was high qualitiy as such, i much prefered Last years final or even the wimbledon final. Amelie could have won in two, but she was making some really DUMB errors. The poor shot selection or better, poor execution really cost her. She went on a string of games, not able to return the ball in gourt at all. And serve volleying on her slower second serves allowing Justine (who is a great returner) to pass her.

But on the positive, it was good fight from her after being a set and a break down. In those final games Justine mental toughness and clear thinking under pressure pulled her though. Fair game. Also, Amelie got the grass court practice so let's see.

franklinbouvier
Jun 23rd, 2007, 08:44 PM
Great match considering the windy conditions.
Amélie didn't choke. Both players showed great skill in fighting back when it was needed.
I just hope both aren't too tired to continue their great run on grass into Wimbledon.

pkilli
Jun 23rd, 2007, 08:55 PM
Great win for Justine! :bounce:

This gives a lot of confidence to her going in to wimbledon, Allez Justine! :bounce:

Europe rocks
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:16 PM
Looked like such an amazing match, shame I had to miss it. Hopefully Justine will have the confidence to go and do well at Wimbledon now :)

Scotso
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:21 PM
Makes me want to puke. :(

Joana
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:26 PM
Makes me want to puke. :(

Well, puke then, it will make you feel better. :p

Justine ;) Repeat it at Wimby, please.

*Jean*
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:27 PM
Amélie :bigcry:

Pheobo
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:31 PM
I was hoping momo would win, but at least it was a hard fought match.

Mikey B
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:42 PM
i was there live, it was an awesome match!!! the shots they were playing were awesome!!!! putting them both very high up in my estimation of going far at wimbly... i was rooting for mauresmo, but both women played really really well... i'd sat amelie did probably play the worst tennis of the match in that final tiebreak, unfortunately.. but the rest of the match was so good that it didnt really matter!!! great final to get us all excited for wimbledon!

anlavalle
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:42 PM
Well done in the end, Ju!

Kinda ironic that both players won the sets where the other one was leading 4-2 and was "supposed" to win! :eek:

But finally a hard-faught win in 3 sets over Amelie for Justine! :D
It's now been 3 straight finals wins over Amelie! YEC, Dubai and Eastbourne! :)

And Ju finally flipped the script in the end, so I'm happy for that! :banana:

but amelie won the most important, wimby:rocker2: :ras:

franklinbouvier
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:51 PM
i was there live, it was an awesome match!!! the shots they were playing were awesome!!!! putting them both very high up in my estimation of going far at wimbly... i was rooting for mauresmo, but both women played really really well... i'd sat amelie did probably play the worst tennis of the match in that final tiebreak, unfortunately.. but the rest of the match was so good that it didnt really matter!!! great final to get us all excited for wimbledon!
Agreed. It was superb to watch.
Two of the best in the world playing some super tennis.

Emina.
Jun 23rd, 2007, 09:52 PM
i was rooting for MoMo :(

but congrats she really deserved it.

Stavie
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:03 PM
:woohoo: :woohoo: :bowdown: :bowdown:
allez Ju!!!!!!

Melly Flew Us
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:07 PM
Thanks Justine for saving us from the devil :hearts: Thanks for hopefully breaking her heart too, I love it :drool:
knife and fork at the ready.

Ellery
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:11 PM
Justine :worship:
Amelie :hug:

Shinjiro
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:15 PM
i was there live, it was an awesome match!!! the shots they were playing were awesome!!!! putting them both very high up in my estimation of going far at wimbly... i was rooting for mauresmo, but both women played really really well... i'd sat amelie did probably play the worst tennis of the match in that final tiebreak, unfortunately.. but the rest of the match was so good that it didnt really matter!!! great final to get us all excited for wimbledon!thank you for your report :D

spriwi
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:20 PM
juju :yeah:

momo :hug:

Lapin
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:22 PM
lol who cares... justine won this match.. the end


Lol, who cares, Amélie won the most important match these two have so far played on grass - Wimbledon 2006 final! :devil: :p ;)


Unfortunately I haven't seen the match yet, but it sounds like a great one! :) No surprises that both were so called 'choking' (:rolleyes: ) at different stages, there was a title at stake, not to mention that there's probably going to always be a bit of extra tension when these two players meet! :p

Yes, of course it would have been great (for her fans) if Amélie had won today, but I'm really happy that she pushed the world No. 1 and in form player so close, given all her injury problems, and not to mention the abdominal surgery she had in March keeping her out for 2 months. Amélie said she wanted to test herself against the best in the world (atm), and I think if she had to lose, I'm think she'd happy with it being 7/6 in the third set!

sapir1434
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:23 PM
Congrats Justine :yeah:

Good week Amelie :hug:
Keep calling the wimbledon champ chocomomo. :) I guess nothing is enough.....

Lapin
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:28 PM
Keep calling the wimbledon champ chocomomo. :) I guess nothing is enough.....

So true! :lol:

Rosslyn
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:52 PM
Lol, who cares, Amélie won the most important match these two have so far played on grass - Wimbledon 2006 final! :devil: :p ;)


Your signature is out of date Lapo :ras:

Yes maumau won, but only because Justine always plays finals so playing finals in RG, Eastbourne and then Wimbledon is the main reason for maumau win. When maumau becomes able to constantly reach finals then we will have more most important matches between them. Until then, enjoy maumau playing finals in every 10th tournament

roelc
Jun 23rd, 2007, 10:55 PM
Your signature is out of date Lapo :ras:

Yes maumau won, but only because Justine always plays finals so playing finals in RG, Eastbourne and then Wimbledon is the main reason for maumau win. When maumau becomes able to constantly reach finals then we will have more most important matches between them. Until then, enjoy maumau playing finals in every 10th tournament

at least last year she was picking out the good ones!

MinnyGophers
Jun 23rd, 2007, 11:49 PM
yes and that's why she kick amelie's ass in next 3 finals:
YEC-Dubai-Eastbourne...


Very sad for Amelie 'cause when she makes finals (in 1 tournament of 10 she plays), Justine is allways there and will be

That's okay. I'm sure Amelie is quite content with being there at Wimby 2006.

F-R-E-A-K
Jun 24th, 2007, 12:16 AM
:kiss: Congrats Justine :yeah:

ntorcida
Jun 24th, 2007, 12:25 AM
Great match, I watched it earlier this evening on TV. Nice rallies from both of them. Serving was not too good, but pretty windy conditions are reason for that for sure. It should be very good wimbledon this year... (I just hope there won`t be much rain :fiery: )

bellascarlett
Jun 24th, 2007, 12:26 AM
Justine :yeah:

Orion
Jun 24th, 2007, 01:24 AM
I think the two of them are the most fun (visually) matchup in women's tennis. They have almost as much drama as a Serena-Henin match, and they tend to be closer matches too.

sharapovarulz1
Jun 24th, 2007, 01:29 AM
I think the two of them are the most fun (visually) matchup in women's tennis. They have almost as much drama as a Serena-Henin match, and they tend to be closer matches too.


Yup! :)

Orion
Jun 24th, 2007, 01:29 AM
Yes maumau won, but only because Justine always plays finals so playing finals in RG, Eastbourne and then Wimbledon is the main reason for maumau win. When maumau becomes able to constantly reach finals then we will have more most important matches between them. Until then, enjoy maumau playing finals in every 10th tournament

Where did you come from all of a sudden? 50 posts since 2005? I don't usually check post #'s, either, but this seemed notable to me.

I'll enjoy Mauresmo winning matches plenty, thank you very much, and now that she's healthy again, I expect her to go deep at Wimbledon, and wouldn't be surprised to see her name on the Venus Rosewater dish for the 2nd year in a row. As for Henin, nice win, but if she's so exhausted by playing finals all the time, she should either play less often or win faster. Mauresmo beating Henin has to do with the simple fact that Mauresmo was better that day in every department. Why that was is irrelevant.

I'd bet money Henin would trade in all her non-French Open tournament wins this season for last years Wimbledon title.

faste5683
Jun 24th, 2007, 01:29 AM
I think the two of them are the most fun (visually) matchup in women's tennis. They have almost as much drama as a Serena-Henin match, and they tend to be closer matches too.

I agree. Leif Shiras and Katrina Adams (the Tennis Channel announcers) were going ballistic every other point! These two match up well together - love the one-handers and volleys:kiss:

:wavey:

Thanx4nothin
Jun 24th, 2007, 02:04 AM
Oh I know. When Serena comes back from 60 54 2 match points down they don't call it choking. But when Justine breaks at 45 they call it a choke. :rolleyes:

Actually i had about 1 pms from Henin fans telling me how annoying it was that ju choked. I don't think Momo or Henin choked throughout the entire match, they lost their leads due to dips in momentum, changes in wind upsetting rythmn etc.

Corswandt
Jun 24th, 2007, 02:49 AM
Eurosport showed only the third set, taped. :rolleyes: I really wanted to watch this - all of it.

Anyh00, of what I got to see: it was much like the Wimbledon final - tight, some flashes of brilliant racquet artistry from both, but not that well played (many shanks, botched volleys and needless UEs). And JH ultimately prevailed much because of her edge in baseline firepower - FH mostly. Mauresmo was trying to hit as deep as possible to prevent JH from entering the court and overpowering her, but that was difficult to do considering the wind and how shaky her own groundstrokes can be. JH began the set off her game, and was way too passive on the service game in which she got broken. I thought Mauresmo would be able to close it out, but from then on she played much like she did on the latter stages of that set vs Petrova (i.e. crap). Her serve is usually more reliable than JH's, and that will always be an advantage on grass, where her wide sliced serve to the deuce court is unreturnable (whereas on other surfaces it's quite attackable - check the Dubai final).

Bruno71
Jun 24th, 2007, 03:06 AM
Eurosport showed only the third set, taped. :rolleyes: I really wanted to watch this - all of it.

Anyh00, of what I got to see: it was much like the Wimbledon final - tight, some flashes of brilliant racquet artistry from both, but not that well played (many shanks, botched volleys and needless UEs). And JH ultimately prevailed much because of her edge in baseline firepower - FH mostly. Mauresmo was trying to hit as deep as possible to prevent JH from entering the court and overpowering her, but that was difficult to do considering the wind and how shaky her own groundstrokes can be. JH began the set off her game, and was way too passive on the service game in which she got broken. I thought Mauresmo would be able to close it out, but from then on she played much like she did on the latter stages of that set vs Petrova (i.e. crap). Her serve is usually more reliable than JH's, and that will always be an advantage on grass, where her wide sliced serve to the deuce court is unreturnable (whereas on other surfaces it's quite attackable - check the Dubai final).

You did see the worst of the 3 sets, btw. But usually it was only one player playing brilliantly while the other struggled...a huge see-saw. I'd also agree that by the end of that match it was looking a lot like the underwhelming Wimby 06 final. The wind played a huge huge part in that as well as the to-be-expected grass bounces.

Rosslyn
Jun 24th, 2007, 05:54 AM
Where did you come from all of a sudden? 50 posts since 2005? I don't usually check post #'s, either, but this seemed notable to me.

I'll enjoy Mauresmo winning matches plenty, thank you very much, and now that she's healthy again, I expect her to go deep at Wimbledon, and wouldn't be surprised to see her name on the Venus Rosewater dish for the 2nd year in a row. As for Henin, nice win, but if she's so exhausted by playing finals all the time, she should either play less often or win faster. Mauresmo beating Henin has to do with the simple fact that Mauresmo was better that day in every department. Why that was is irrelevant.

I'd bet money Henin would trade in all her non-French Open tournament wins this season for last years Wimbledon title.

Please, even maumau said after last year's Wimbledon final that henin was tired. Same happened yesterday because maumau is always on vacation during claycourt season. Anyway, she fullfiled her qouta of finals so no final for maumau until indoors season, maybe even later

switz
Jun 24th, 2007, 06:10 AM
this is an excellent result for Mauresmo. It's proves she still has the game to compete with this best. honestly losing doesn't mean much in my opinion.

Bruno71
Jun 24th, 2007, 06:12 AM
this is an excellent result for Mauresmo. It's proves she still has the game to compete with this best. honestly losing doesn't mean much in my opinion.

It was...I think she's totally back now. Not only can she compete with the best, but she can beat them, too...anybody who watched the match could see that, despite the fact that she didn't win this time.

W!MBLEDON
Jun 24th, 2007, 06:50 AM
I almost cried watching this match on the scoreboard. CHOKEFEST!

rgarros
Jun 24th, 2007, 06:50 AM
allez justine! now take out serena and i'll see you in the final where my beloved masha will give you a beatdown! sorry, but them's the breaks!

W!MBLEDON
Jun 24th, 2007, 06:54 AM
Justine won't have to take Serena out. Alicia or Sam will do it for her.

darrinbaker00
Jun 24th, 2007, 07:16 AM
I agree. Leif Shiras and Katrina Adams (the Tennis Channel announcers) were going ballistic every other point! These two match up well together - love the one-handers and volleys:kiss:

:wavey:
I love the fact that there are actually two women on tour who can hold serve twice in a row..... ;)