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VeeJJ
May 8th, 2008, 02:23 AM
Kirilenko is on a roll on the red stuff and Jelena said herself she is still trying to find her rythem on it. I still have to stay with Jelena in 2 sets. I think she'll kick it into full gear for tomorrow.

Expat
May 8th, 2008, 02:25 AM
jelena 1 easy and 1 tough set

SOA_MC
May 8th, 2008, 03:15 AM
Maria in 3 to keep the clay court form rollin:rocker2:

I hope:angel:

Poova
May 8th, 2008, 03:17 AM
Heart: Maria 6-4 3-6 6-4
Head: Jankovic 7-6 6-4

:shrug:

I'll go with my head, unfortunately. :sad:

Dawn Marie
May 8th, 2008, 03:21 AM
Maria 6/3 6/4 in straights.

Optima
May 8th, 2008, 03:24 AM
Jelena 6-4 6-4

Chunchun
May 8th, 2008, 03:30 AM
Didn't Kirilenko beat her and "get the dog" last year? :lol: Go maria.

Natash.
May 8th, 2008, 03:32 AM
Hopefully Maria! :hearts:

SOA_MC
May 8th, 2008, 03:38 AM
Didn't Kirilenko beat her and "get the dog" last year? :lol: Go maria.

Yep in San Diego

Her new coach, Eric Van Harpen, had promised her a Labrador retriever if she won the match.

"I was thinking, 'Match point, and the dog is mine,'" she said.

http://in.sports.yahoo.com/070803/137/6iz44.html

austennis
May 8th, 2008, 03:43 AM
Jelena should win in 2- 7-5,6-4 but something is telling me to go for maria

LudwigDvorak
May 8th, 2008, 05:34 AM
If Kirilenko somehow wins this match, Elena has a great chance to make the semifinals of her first Tier I clay event, thus leading her to a much better chance of getting the eighth seed in Paris.

Kirilenko has to like her chances. Their previous two matches went 75 in the third at one a piece, and Kirilenko was up a break in the third in the one Jankovic won. The only main difference is this is Maria's worst surface by far, and JJ is so tough to hit winners against.

This should be a good match at least. The winner takes it in a third set tiebreak. Go Maria.

zons
May 8th, 2008, 06:27 AM
Jelena in 2!!!

Mikey.
May 8th, 2008, 07:06 AM
I think Jelena should pull out a win here. If she comes out firing from the beginning it should be in 2, but if not I think it might be a 3 setter.

Nikkiri
May 8th, 2008, 07:25 AM
Maria in 3 :angel: She's been working with her coach to make clay her face surface and she seems to be playing pretty well on it. While Jankovic has only had the one match on clay.

Jelena should win but.. Maria for the upset :hearts:

adrovi
May 8th, 2008, 08:29 AM
Makiri in 3 sets

AnnaK_4ever
May 8th, 2008, 08:32 AM
Jankovic in straights.

Shvedbarilescu
May 8th, 2008, 08:45 AM
Jelena should win this...and comfortably. 7-5 6-2 if Jelena gets off to another slow start, but if Jelena gets out of the gates quickly Masha will do well to win more than 4 games.

DAVAJ MKirilenko
May 8th, 2008, 09:49 AM
MARIA!!!!!!! :bounce:
Common girl keep it going!!!

Hachiko
May 8th, 2008, 10:32 AM
Maria needs to come out firing.

Topspin2
May 8th, 2008, 12:30 PM
Makiri in 3 sets!!! Go Masha!!!

payaSo
May 8th, 2008, 01:11 PM
Makiri in 3