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Demska
May 10th, 2008, 11:11 AM
Dementieva leads the H2H 3-0 (4-0 including Hong Kong Exo)

Who will win? :confused::confused::confused:

Russianboy
May 10th, 2008, 11:13 AM
lena in two.

A Magicman
May 10th, 2008, 11:13 AM
If both play like yesterday, Dementieva will win in 2.

Topspin2
May 10th, 2008, 11:15 AM
Elena will win in 2 or 3 sets. Go Lena!!!

samsam4087
May 10th, 2008, 11:22 AM
Elena in 2

Nikkiri
May 10th, 2008, 11:24 AM
Whoever wins this should go on to win the title. Want it to be Ana but have a feeling it will be Elena unless Ana really steps up her game.

Cp6uja
May 10th, 2008, 11:29 AM
Dementieva leads the H2H 3-0 (4-0 including Hong Kong Exo)

Who will win? :confused::confused::confused:At clay is tied 0-0 and Elena won 2 of this 4 matches against #19 and #22 too young Ana, and 3rd match won at EXO (BTW Ana lose all her 2008 preseason matches).

Elena only chances is in fact that Ana still not played in Berlin her standard game and will play twice today. Ana is still favorite.

bwahahahahaha
May 10th, 2008, 11:33 AM
At clay is tied 0-0 and Elena won 2 of this 4 matches against #19 and #22 too young Ana, and 3rd match won at EXO (BTW Ana lose all her 2008 preseason matches).

Elena only chances is in fact that Ana still not played in Berlin her standard game and will play twice today. Ana is still favorite.

Yeah sure :spit:

Nikkiri
May 10th, 2008, 11:35 AM
At clay is tied 0-0 and Elena won 2 of this 4 matches against #19 and #22 too young Ana, and 3rd match won at EXO (BTW Ana lose all her 2008 preseason matches).

Elena only chances is in fact that Ana still not played in Berlin her standard game and will play twice today. Ana is still favorite.

I love Ana to death. But you are too biased and make too many excuses for her.

Corswandt
May 10th, 2008, 11:52 AM
If both play like yesterday, Dementieva will win in 2.

Ivanovic's level of play is immaterial to her winning or losing. I mean, does she ever play a good match? Yet she wins. She was MOONBALLING in those last few points against Bammer, for heaven's sake.

Lena D. is a bad matchup for Ivanovic, but on clay her serve will be extremely vulnerable (even more than the usual, if that is possible) to Ivanovic's baseball batter return.

Yet I think Lena D. has a shot if she manages to make the match drag long enough for Ivanovic to run out of gas after having played that set earlier today. But then again Ivanovic is likely to come in blasting everything away and trying to finish off every point in 2-3 shots (even more than the usual, if that is possible), so should she find her range this may be over much sooner than anyone could have expected.

Ugly, ugly match either way.

jonny84
May 10th, 2008, 11:56 AM
I really want Elena to win this and the whole title. Come on Elena!

Corswandt
May 10th, 2008, 11:56 AM
At clay is tied 0-0 and Elena won 2 of this 4 matches against #19 and #22 too young Ana, and 3rd match won at EXO (BTW Ana lose all her 2008 preseason matches).

Elena only chances is in fact that Ana still not played in Berlin her standard game and will play twice today. Ana is still favorite.

I remembered you a couple of days back while watching the Ivanovic vs Bammer match. Tried to find some traces of Ivanovic's mad claycourt skillz you go on about so often. Couldn't find any.

Yet she wins...

Emina.
May 10th, 2008, 11:58 AM
Good luck Lena :hug:

Cp6uja
May 10th, 2008, 11:58 AM
I love Ana to death. But you are too biased and make too many excuses for her.It's not "excuses". Elena Dementieva is simple better player than young Ana in first half of 2006, EXO matches means nothing and they realy never play at clay.

It's remind me when i discuss here about Ana/Venus match-up. When Venus lead 4-0 (all 4 in straight sets) i notice that 2 of that 4 wins Venus have before 2007 when Ana is far away of TOP10 class players and other two at worlds fastest surfaces (Wimbledon grass and USO hardcourts) where Venus simple still better player than Ana. So i say that previous 4-0 h2h will means nothing if they meet at some medium or slower surfaces and we all know what is happen in Melbourn this season.

I remembered you a couple of days back while watching the Ivanovic vs Bammer match. Tried to find some traces of Ivanovic's mad claycourt skillz you go on about so often. Couldn't find any.

Yet she wins...If you judge about Nadal claycourt game only according to his lose against Ferrero in Wednesday - you will not find anything great about that.

TennisFanForever
May 10th, 2008, 11:59 AM
Elena 6-4 6-3 :hearts:

Lucas_Arg
May 10th, 2008, 12:01 PM
Hopefully Elena.

Dementinator
May 10th, 2008, 12:08 PM
Well Lenas beaten Ana 4 times in a row, and yes that counts the Exhib and yes it matters as Ana I said herself she was going all out to beat Lena for once, didnt happen.

However, these runs dont last forever so I cant help thinking its unlikely to be 5 times in a row, Anas gotta get the win at some point so an inkling tells me it could be today.

That said, Lena moved the 'Wall' around very well yesterday, she used her head and was very powerful, shes faster fitter and stronger than Ana so that counts in her favour, the set Ana played today counts for little, it wasnt long and its given her some 'warm up' so it maybe more beneficial than anything.

We will simply have to see, hope Lena wins of course, but if not, well so be it, shes done well and I have no problems with the 'squeaky' one.

adrovi
May 10th, 2008, 12:16 PM
Ana in 3

joćo.
May 10th, 2008, 01:18 PM
Elena, hopefully. :)

miffedmax
May 10th, 2008, 01:38 PM
Agree with the Cap'n. The streak has to end sometime, yet based on h-2-h Lena has to be the favorite.

Both have great forehands, but I think Lena's mobility offsets Ana's better serve which I think is good, but not as good as advertised.

The last two matches have been very close, so I expect it to go 3.

DragonFlame
May 10th, 2008, 03:35 PM
Elena only chances is in fact that Ana still not played in Berlin her standard game and will play twice today. Ana is still favorite.

:spit: you couldn't have been more wrong. You let your fandom bias your logical thinking.

YEY LENA!:bounce: That completes her 4th official win on ivanovic.(4-0)