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Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 12:46 PM
Apparently Zvonareva withdrew from Stanford so doesn't that mean Vika will be seeded 8th now? :hearts:

allrounder
Jul 24th, 2010, 01:20 PM
Yeah Vika should be the 8th seed now :) Hopefully she'l be in either Aga or Bartoli's quarter of the draw.

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 01:26 PM
Good, now we don't have to worry about her ending up practically anywhere in the draw, next to a seed. :)

allrounder
Jul 24th, 2010, 01:34 PM
We could do with one top 8 withdrawal from San Diego too because Vika's also one spot off being seeded there since JJ took a WC last week but there must be doubts over whether her or Vera will play there now with their injuries.

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 01:35 PM
Oh I thought she was sure to be seeded there. :speakles: Oh well, like you said there's a good chance Bepa or Jelena might withdraw.

allrounder
Jul 24th, 2010, 02:37 PM
Well they seed 16 players at San Diego and formerly LA so she will be seeded regardless, but top 8 is what we want as they get R1 byes :)

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 02:39 PM
Ohh. :spit:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 24th, 2010, 06:11 PM
Bummer for Vera to have to pull out, but I'm so happy that Vika will be seeded. Hopefully the draw gods are nice to her. :p

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:25 PM
Vika is stuck in Bartoli's quarter of the draw. :)

allrounder
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:32 PM
Vika's Stanford draw is:

R1 Morita
R2 Oudin/Wozniak
QF Ivanovic/Kleybanova/Bartoli
SF Stosur/Wickmayer

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:35 PM
Vika has the best part of the draw. :D
If she's healthy she could go far here, I think. :)

allrounder
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:38 PM
The first and third sections seem very weak apart from the seeded players in them, but yeah at least she isn't on the same side as Masha/Dementieva. I just hope she makes the QF's at least because Vika isn't the best of opportunists when draws look good for her :sobbing:

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:39 PM
Yup. :tears: I'd be happy with a QF. :)

Anyway, R1 shouldn't be much of a problem. Hope it goes well for Vika.

hurricanejeanne
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:41 PM
Very doable draw for Vika. If she's playing well (which is the big question) and healthy (she should be) she could do very well here.

Morita is a good player to start against, though she hits a nice ball and could be somewhat difficult. Of the rest of the girls everyone is beatable, they're mostly big hitters and can be very hit and miss while Vika at her best is steady while staying aggressive. If she plays her game she'll definitely win.

I'm more nervous about her playing defending types of girls like Oudin though. :unsure:

saul1333
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:41 PM
You were right Craig..got Bartoli. She better not lose to Shoedin :scared:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:45 PM
You were right Craig..got Bartoli. She better not lose to Shoedin :scared:

:spit:

Break My Rapture
Jul 24th, 2010, 08:50 PM
Shoedin. :hysteric: :bigcry:

Vikapower
Jul 24th, 2010, 11:36 PM
Well, I really like Vika's draw at Stanford. :drool: I was fearing her to meet Maria before the finals which she willn't... Now we just have to hope that she takes advantage which she sometimes doesn't do when her draws are too easy. C'mon Victoria... 2-3 weeks are so long, can't wait to watch you play again... :bounce:

VIKA?
Jul 25th, 2010, 04:32 AM
I really like the draw too:D hopefully she can take advantage of it!

Break My Rapture
Jul 25th, 2010, 09:28 PM
Vika is playing doubles with Kirilenko, they face Hantuchova/Wickmayer in R1. :hearts:
I'm so happy they are playing together. :inlove:

Delfii
Jul 25th, 2010, 09:37 PM
Vika is playing doubles with Kirilenko, they face Hantuchova/Wickmayer in R1. :hearts:
I'm so happy they are playing together. :inlove:

Vika and Kiri :hearts:
Is their first time playing together?

Break My Rapture
Jul 25th, 2010, 09:44 PM
Can't remember they did, so I think its their first time playing together yeah. :lol:

allrounder
Jul 25th, 2010, 09:45 PM
It's good to see Vika playing doubles again in lower tier events as she very rarely plays below P5's these days. I'm surprised Radwanska isn't playing with Kiri :confused:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 25th, 2010, 09:56 PM
That's a very pretty doubles team! I hope this means that Vika is definitely 100% healthy and is willing to put in extra court time to fine tool her game this summer. :D

Nikkiri
Jul 26th, 2010, 12:02 AM
Can't remember they did, so I think its their first time playing together yeah. :lol:

They played together once in 2007 iirc. :p

Break My Rapture
Jul 26th, 2010, 12:05 AM
They played together once in 2007 iirc. :p
O rly? When was that? :lol: I can't remember. :spit:

Delfii
Jul 26th, 2010, 12:17 AM
Can't remember they did, so I think its their first time playing together yeah. :lol:

They played together once in 2007 iirc. :p

:spit: :haha:
Don't worry P :hug:

Thanks for the info. Kiristea :yeah:

Nikkiri
Jul 26th, 2010, 01:07 AM
O rly? When was that? :lol: I can't remember. :spit:

All I remember is they lost.. it was either Stanford or one of these USO series tournaments :p

EDIT: It was New Haven and they won a match but then lost to Peschke and Stubbs.

saul1333
Jul 26th, 2010, 02:26 AM
Good to see Vika playing dubs..great partner to pick :)

bluestorm10
Jul 26th, 2010, 02:40 AM
Her doubles match is tomorrow (Monday), 5th match on Stadium Court. :)

Rafito.
Jul 26th, 2010, 03:44 AM
Wow Vika & Kiri playing doubles together :inlove:

Break My Rapture
Jul 26th, 2010, 02:03 PM
Good luck Vikkiri. :hearts: Does that security camera show doubles matches too? And where can you find the feed?
All I remember is they lost.. it was either Stanford or one of these USO series tournaments :p

EDIT: It was New Haven and they won a match but then lost to Peschke and Stubbs.
Ohh thanks. :hug:

Nina.
Jul 26th, 2010, 02:11 PM
Vika & Kiri :inlove: Awesome!
Hope she can do well here, would be about time

Derek.
Jul 26th, 2010, 05:50 PM
Good luck Vika! :)

Break My Rapture
Jul 27th, 2010, 12:35 AM
3rd up on CC tomorrow. :D http://www.bankofthewestclassic.com/Assets/Bank+of+the+West+Classic/pdf/Order+of+Play+7-27-10.pdf

Good luck Vika. :hearts:

saul1333
Jul 27th, 2010, 12:39 AM
GL Shoeka ;)

bluestorm10
Jul 27th, 2010, 12:56 AM
Will there be a stream for tomorrow's match? :)

saul1333
Jul 27th, 2010, 12:59 AM
Will there be a stream for tomorrow's match? :)

Negative..I dont think anything until Friday :(

bluestorm10
Jul 27th, 2010, 01:07 AM
Negative..I dont think anything until Friday :(

Oh my god, that's at the very end of the tournament. :lol:

Thanks for the reply :)

I'm hating not being able to see this doubles match as well :rolleyes:

saul1333
Jul 27th, 2010, 01:10 AM
Yeah..she better not do something dumb and lose before then :scared:

Seems like an easy dubs match though :D

bluestorm10
Jul 27th, 2010, 01:32 AM
Second set's going a little tougher though. :(

Vika/Kiri win 6-1 7-5 :) Very cool.

saul1333
Jul 27th, 2010, 02:02 AM
Did get a bit more difficult but good stuff girls :D

hellas719
Jul 27th, 2010, 02:54 AM
Doubles :yeah:

Break My Rapture
Jul 27th, 2010, 10:04 AM
Vikkiri. :bowdown: They are unstoppable! :hearts:

hellas719
Jul 28th, 2010, 03:13 AM
60 62 over Morita :hearts:

Nina.
Jul 28th, 2010, 08:49 AM
Nice Vika :bounce: looks like an easy one.
Who is next?

Rafito.
Jul 28th, 2010, 08:55 AM
She's playing Oudin next! Hope she do some heavy damage :hearts:

Nina.
Jul 28th, 2010, 08:57 AM
Shoeka vs. Shoedin :lol: awesome! I'm hoping for a similar result there

Break My Rapture
Jul 28th, 2010, 09:13 AM
Hammer her into the ground plz. :)

Igor_Biscan
Jul 28th, 2010, 01:35 PM
No Vika today, not even doubles?

Break My Rapture
Jul 28th, 2010, 01:53 PM
Yeah it's weird. :scratch:

Nina.
Jul 28th, 2010, 01:54 PM
They should have put the doubles match today :shrug:

allrounder
Jul 28th, 2010, 02:04 PM
They've really made a mess of the doubles schedule, their R2 opponents haven't even played their first round match yet after the first 2 days :rolleyes: surely they could have used some of the outside courts :(

saul1333
Jul 28th, 2010, 03:36 PM
I hope Vika destroys her :)

Temperenka
Jul 28th, 2010, 04:31 PM
I like Mel...

so I hope Vika only wins 6-2, 6-1 this time :angel:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 28th, 2010, 06:09 PM
Hammer her into the ground plz. :)

Amen!

Hopefully because Shoedin is playing doubles tonight (against Davenport/Huber :angel:) too she's really worn out by the time she gets to Vika.

:angel::p

Nina.
Jul 28th, 2010, 06:16 PM
I like Mel...

so I hope Vika only wins 6-2, 6-1 this time :angel:

looks like you still got your priorities straight :lol:

bluestorm10
Jul 29th, 2010, 02:21 AM
Tomorrow's sched:

Vika's playing her singles match, second match on Stadium court, NB 1:30.

The Sharapova/Govortsova match will go next then Vika will play her doubles match right after also on Stadium. :)

http://www.bankofthewestclassic.com/Assets/Bank+of+the+West+Classic/pdf/Order+of+play+thurs2010.pdf

Busy day for her tomorrow.

Break My Rapture
Jul 29th, 2010, 11:45 AM
Good luck Vika. :hearts:

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:40 PM
oh hai guys! back from my vacations:wavey:

glad to see that Vika is doing well:yeah:

saul1333
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:43 PM
Hi Will..where did you go?

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:45 PM
Hi Will..where did you go?

I went to Mallorca with some friends:D

saul1333
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:49 PM
Fun :inlove: what did you guys do

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:52 PM
Beach + party everyday:lol::hearts:

saul1333
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:56 PM
What a party boy :lol: :banana:

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 08:56 PM
:lol:

oleada
Jul 29th, 2010, 09:10 PM
BP for 2 break lead :woohoo:

oleada
Jul 29th, 2010, 09:12 PM
Melanie saves the BP and holds...

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 09:16 PM
livescores thread:angel:

oleada
Jul 29th, 2010, 09:18 PM
I know, just realized :lol:

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:22 PM
Vika def. Oudin 63-61:D

such a long match and I don't think she played well at all but at least she managed to win and easy:D:yeah:

allrounder
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:25 PM
An hour and 20 mins isn't that long :confused: Mel's a counterpuncher type of player that doesn't take many risks so there were always going to be a lot of long rallies, but it was a good workout for Vika hopefully she's 100% physically again now and the ranking/results will take care of themselves :)

saul1333
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:29 PM
I was a little nervous before the match that she would get Mel'd so my day was made :)

GL with Ana/Marion..

bluestorm10
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:31 PM
I read that her movement and footwork looked really good. :)

Not to put a damper on the good vibes and a great win but I just need to vent a little frustration at one thing I've noticed. It seems to me as if no matter how much Vika's toned down her attitude, negativity, etc and how much of an effort she's making to be more accessible and open, people, even those who admit that she's less of a so-called "brat", revert back to referring to her as such and mentioning her bad attitude, temper and such when talking about her. How does this make sense when they've freely made observations that she's less temperamental and is actually quite funny and nice off court? Is it just a case of old habits die hard? :rolleyes: And the only problem I have with it is that it seems like she won't ever be getting a fair shake. Okay, end rant. :lol:

Can't wait for doubles later!

Break My Rapture
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:32 PM
:worship:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:34 PM
Awesome win for Vika! :D

I really think this kind of match is good for Vika too. Shoedin has a reputation for coming back from being down and she's the type of player that can lull a player like Vika into making a lot of errors. I'm glad to see that Vika had to stay on her toes and stay mentally alert throughout which is such a key for her.

Hopefully she'll be rested enough to play doubles after Maria's match. This schedule is ridiculous though. :p

VIKA?
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:35 PM
An hour and 20 mins isn't that long :confused: Mel's a counterpuncher type of player that doesn't take many risks so there were always going to be a lot of long rallies, but it was a good workout for Vika hopefully she's 100% physically again now and the ranking/results will take care of themselves :)

well I mean 1 hour 20 mins for 61-63 I think it's a bit long ang also the points and game were quite long too.

allrounder
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:39 PM
I read that her movement and footwork looked really good. :)

Not to put a damper on the good vibes and a great win but I just need to vent a little frustration at one thing I've noticed. It seems to me as if no matter how much Vika's toned down her attitude, negativity, etc and how much of an effort she's making to be more accessible and open, people, even those who admit that she's less of a so-called "brat", revert back to referring to her as such and mentioning her bad attitude, temper and such when talking about her. How does this make sense when they've freely made observations that she's less temperamental and is actually quite funny and nice off court? Is it just a case of old habits die hard? :rolleyes: And the only problem I have with it is that it seems like she won't ever be getting a fair shake. Okay, end rant. :lol:

Can't wait for doubles later!
I think with a lot of the haters that it's not just her old brattiness they don't like, but the fact that they also see her as a threat to their own favourites now and in the future which is why they can't stop hating despite the fact Vika isn't even badly behaved on court anymore. In fact in the matches i've seen this season Caro's smashed her racquet a lot more times than Vika and yet shes still portrayed as 'Miss Sunshine' while Vika's a spoilt brat and all the other insults you see a lot in GM hurled at her :rolleyes:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 29th, 2010, 10:40 PM
I read that her movement and footwork looked really good. :)

Not to put a damper on the good vibes and a great win but I just need to vent a little frustration at one thing I've noticed. It seems to me as if no matter how much Vika's toned down her attitude, negativity, etc and how much of an effort she's making to be more accessible and open, people, even those who admit that she's less of a so-called "brat", revert back to referring to her as such and mentioning her bad attitude, temper and such when talking about her. How does this make sense when they've freely made observations that she's less temperamental and is actually quite funny and nice off court? Is it just a case of old habits die hard? :rolleyes: And the only problem I have with it is that it seems like she won't ever be getting a fair shake. Okay, end rant. :lol:

Can't wait for doubles later!

Yeah, I think she's going to be stuck with the moody, bratty, temperamental label for a long while still. She's curbed it a lot in the last year alone though. I think anytime she does so much as just have a look on her face that just says "omg I'm an idiot for making that shot" she's going to get flack for being moody. It's definitely sad considering she really is a sweet, funny young lady though. Hopefully, if she continues to be a top player over the next few years, more and more people will finally see the maturity we fans have seen in her for a long time now.

Vikapower
Jul 30th, 2010, 12:51 AM
Great sets of wins Vika. :hearts:

oleada
Jul 30th, 2010, 01:44 AM
Team Vikiri wins again! :cheer:

Delfii
Jul 30th, 2010, 01:45 AM
Won in Doubles!!! :worship:
6-3 4-6 10-3 !
1:27 match
Awesome Vikkiri :)
Will she play tomorrow??

saul1333
Jul 30th, 2010, 01:48 AM
^ Yeah she plays 2nd not before 2..

Good win again ladies :hearts:

hellas719
Jul 30th, 2010, 01:52 AM
Singles :worship:
Doubles :yeah:

VIKA?
Jul 30th, 2010, 01:57 AM
Also a win in doubles:worship: I so love this team:D Masha said they will play more tournaments together she said one of them could be Cinccinnati:D

hurricanejeanne
Jul 30th, 2010, 02:00 AM
I think the doubles are helping her a lot right now, which is awesome! :D

Break My Rapture
Jul 30th, 2010, 08:58 AM
Another doubles wiin. :inlove:

Good luck Vika. :hearts:

Andreas
Jul 30th, 2010, 09:43 AM
Bartoli now :scared: I hate when Vika is playing someone she has a perfect record against because then she might ruin it :lol: Hopefully she can pull out a win!
Is today the day that we finally get a live stream? :o

VIKA?
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:54 AM
I think so Andreas:scared:

Igor_Biscan
Jul 30th, 2010, 12:37 PM
Good in that she's beaten her every time they've played. Bad in that Marion is queen of stanford. Vika will win of course :)

Nina.
Jul 30th, 2010, 01:47 PM
:woohoo: so happy about her results yesterday. Hope she can keep it going

Igor_Biscan
Jul 30th, 2010, 02:34 PM
With it being Vika's birthday tomorrow, wouldn't it have been more fitting to play Bartoli tomorrow rather than today? ;)

Vikapower
Jul 30th, 2010, 03:47 PM
Bartoli now :scared: I hate when Vika is playing someone she has a perfect record against because then she might ruin it :lol: Hopefully she can pull out a win!
Is today the day that we finally get a live stream? :o
Don't say that... When I first read you my heart really started beating strong rethinking that and I was so cconfident before your statement. :rolleyes: :lol: Come on, really there's aboslutely no way Vika is losing tonight. :angel:

Delfii
Jul 30th, 2010, 04:21 PM
Stream :hearts:
But I'm not able to see it :woohoo: (Its for safe :lol:)

hurricanejeanne
Jul 30th, 2010, 06:21 PM
Maid Marion :scared:

bluestorm10
Jul 30th, 2010, 07:29 PM
Hey! Cheer extra loud for me today as I won't be able to follow this match. :( Watching a movie tonight but I bet I'll be super antsy after to get home and check the score. :lol:

Vika's been in good form this week. Here's hoping she's still feeling it today!

saul1333
Jul 30th, 2010, 07:34 PM
I know the feeling of not knowing and it is killer :unsure:

What movie are you watching?

bluestorm10
Jul 30th, 2010, 07:40 PM
Either Inception or Salt. :) Depends which one we're able to catch.

saul1333
Jul 30th, 2010, 07:44 PM
Both are great ;)

Christinawww
Jul 30th, 2010, 09:11 PM
stream??

josheyy
Jul 30th, 2010, 09:12 PM
www.livescorehunter.com, not the best

Christinawww
Jul 30th, 2010, 09:14 PM
thanks, better than nothing

oleada
Jul 30th, 2010, 09:22 PM
atdhe.net has a decent stream.

Andreas
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:31 PM
So Vika produced a comeback win today :hearts: 36 63 63 after being down 36 13 :D

Really great match! Stosur/Wickmayer is waiting in the SF.

Derek.
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:32 PM
Vika. :worship:

VIKA?
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:33 PM
so happy:sobbing:

I thought she would lose after she was broken in the second set, glad I was wrong:dance: keep it up Viki:D

saul1333
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:33 PM
WD Vika..better not be too tired for SD :scared:

hurricanejeanne
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:34 PM
Goodlawd that was a long one. I'm so proud of Vika right now! She was down and out and Marion was serving amazingly but she managed to stay in there. :bounce::bounce:

Break My Rapture
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:35 PM
So amazing. :hearts:

bluestorm10
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:37 PM
Due to circumstances, I went out but didn't end up watching a movie. I came home at the beginning of the third set and was watching it and really nervous about it. It's hard for me to give an accurate assessment of the match but I can say that I'm really proud of her fight and her effort out there. It's always there but there are some matches which remind me more about her tenacity and spirit and it makes me proud to be a fan. :worship:

By the way, can someone give a really quick recap of how she was actually playing? :lol:

Delfii
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:38 PM
In half of the world is 31st, we should make a thread for her Birthday :)

Vikapower
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:38 PM
Thank God Andreas your feeling about that match didn't come true... I don't know if to say that Vika played a great match or not depending on the angle you take it but one thing I do know is that from a mental standpoint she really fought it all and thats what I like.

Didn't look like a good day for her with her sensations on court but you've got to find way to win nonetheless, so, great to finally see her hugging success again, Vika a champ and great fighter one more step to the finals. :inlove:

allrounder
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:41 PM
Due to circumstances, I went out but didn't end up watching a movie. I came home at the beginning of the third set and was watching it and really nervous about it. It's hard for me to give an accurate assessment of the match but I can say that I'm really proud of her fight and her effort out there. It's always there but there are some matches which remind me more about her tenacity and spirit and it makes me proud to be a fan. :worship:

By the way, can someone give a really quick recap of how she was actually playing? :lol:
First set and a half Vika was very flat whilst Bartoli was playing her absolute best serving brilliantly and hitting lines all over. Bartoli began to understandably make more errors after she went up a break in the second set, but Vika did very well to take advantage after how poorly she was playing and raised her level enough to grind out a lot of close games and win the match as i and many others in here saw no way back for her at all at one stage :)

VIKA?
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:41 PM
In half of the world is 31st, we should make a thread for her Birthday :)

I saw threads wishing happy bday to other players in GM so maybe someone could open one for Vika:D

bluestorm10
Jul 30th, 2010, 11:44 PM
First set and a half Vika was very flat whilst Bartoli was playing her absolute best serving brilliantly and hitting lines all over. Bartoli began to understandably make more errors after she went up a break in the second set, but Vika did very well to take advantage after how poorly she was playing and raised her level enough to grind out a lot of close games and win the match as i and many others in here saw no way back for her at all at one stage :)

Thanks allrounder! :wavey:

One of the nicer parts of Vika's good week in Stanford? Here's what Matt Cronin, who I've called out before, said on twitter:

"Azarenka plays a forceful and heady match to close out Bartoli 6-3 in 3rd. Maybe it was injuries that held her back in spring/early summer"

I don't want crow too much since I always think it'll backfire but...isn't this what we've been saying and they've been ignoring for a long time? :)

allrounder
Jul 31st, 2010, 12:25 AM
Matt Cronin doesn't do common sense :lol: I remember at the time when Vika lost to Ivanovic I think it was in Rome that he 'declared Victoria Azarenka is officially slumping', when it was clear for all to see that she was severely hampered by injury in that match and many of her other losses around that period :rolleyes: He also said 'it doesn't matter if Vika's injured or not its still a huge win for Ana', hmm yeah because beating injured players really proves a lot and has since shown as she's done nothing since then :rolleyes:

Right now is the first time Vika has been injury free since Miami in fact and the commentator on tonights stream said that Vika said she's feeling good physically again for the first time in a long time in a recent interview.

VIKA?
Jul 31st, 2010, 12:27 AM
Sam avatar Pieter:tears:

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 12:40 AM
Sam avatar Pieter:tears:

Everybody wants it :lol:
I asked Julian for a collection, for Stanford, Im waiting... :lol:

I have to keep this, that reminds me to Maradona :o
EDIT: Dickmayer wins a set :eek:

oleada
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:48 AM
I'm so happy she held her nerve and fought to come back.
That's more important than the win itself IMO.

McPie
Jul 31st, 2010, 06:30 AM
what can I say? Happy Birthday Vika! :lol:

saul1333
Jul 31st, 2010, 07:02 AM
Officially the 31st where Vika is currently..HAPPY BIRTHDAY VIKA!!!! :aparty:

Now that she is 21 she can legally drink in the US so hopefully she will stay here more :)

McPie
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:45 AM
then I hope someday she will come to Thailand :lol:

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:22 AM
Sam avatar Pieter:tears:
I was first. :happy:

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:22 AM
Happy birthday Vika ! :cheer:

VIKA?
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:24 AM
I was first. :happy:

bitch:rolleyes::p

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:56 AM
bitch:rolleyes::p

http://www.buzzjack.com/forums/style_emoticons/default/kink.gif

Nina.
Jul 31st, 2010, 01:56 PM
Eurosport will show Vika's match tonight :banana:

Oh and happy birthday, of course :)

Igor_Biscan
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:03 PM
Happy birthday Vika! Hoping for some gifts from Stosur today..

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:13 PM
Eurosport will show Vika's match tonight :banana:

Oh and happy birthday, of course :)
Yes but I remember TBE saying it was taped or something. :sad:

Christinawww
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:17 PM
woohoo, go ES. Hope I have more space on my recorder

Rafito.
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:19 PM
Eurosport says it starts at 6.15am Melbourne time, but suppose to start at 5am :sobbing: That sucks.

VIKA?
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:21 PM
same here in Spain:o they will start one hour later:(

Nina.
Jul 31st, 2010, 02:53 PM
I am just happy to finally see her playing again :lol:

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 03:01 PM
same here in Spain:o they will start one hour later:(

Why? :confused:

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 03:02 PM
By the way, what a bad schedule. :o Vika plays her doubles match right after her singles match but after "suitable" rest. :spit:
I hope she tanks her doubles match if she beats Stosur.

VIKA?
Jul 31st, 2010, 03:04 PM
Why? :confused:

I have no idea:shrug:

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 03:09 PM
I have no idea:shrug:

Well here is at 16, I wish I never said to a friend "Come at 15 and we go cycling" :lol:
And she's a Masha fan :rolleyes:

Hey Pieter if Vika and Masha reach the final, who are you going to cheer?

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 03:11 PM
:lol: Depends on who needs the points more/who played better this week. But Maria needs the points more since she is not playing San Diego and Vika is. But also Vika has played better tennis so far this week. So yeah, don't know yet. :lol: Let's hope they both make the final in the first place. :)

Vikapower
Jul 31st, 2010, 03:27 PM
I'm last... :sad:

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Joyeux anniversaire Victoria et tout mes voeux de bonheur, de santé et de succès ! :cheer: :bdaycake:

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What more beautiful for a gift than firing Sam off the court with 35 winners, 5 UE, 11 aces, 95% of first serves in and 100% of them won. :worship:

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 31st, 2010, 04:43 PM
Happy Birthday Vika :kiss: :hearts: :) :hug:
good luck tonight :) :) pls win on your 21st :angel:

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 31st, 2010, 04:45 PM
Yes but I remember TBE saying it was taped or something. :sad:

they showed some upcoming info and said Stanford live at 21:15(UK) which would mean it would be 1 hr after match started. so cant see it being live :mad:

match starts at 12:00 local time (21:00 CET/20.00UK)

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 04:59 PM
Thanks Directv Sports :kiss:
Live on TV at 4pm :hearts:

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 05:11 PM
Good luck Vika. :hearts:

bluestorm10
Jul 31st, 2010, 05:25 PM
Happy Birthday, kiddo! :wavey: Hope you get a Stanford finals berth for your 21st. :D

Also, 21 is such a fun age. When I turned 21, I certainly didn't want to do any work. Luckily she's a lot more disciplined than I was. :lol:

Amalgamate
Jul 31st, 2010, 05:29 PM
:cheer: Good luck today Vika! Play aggressive :rocker2:

Happy Birthday!! :aparty: :bdaycake:

Christinawww
Jul 31st, 2010, 06:30 PM
Happy Birthday, kiddo! :wavey: Hope you get a Stanford finals berth for your 21st. :D

Also, 21 is such a fun age. When I turned 21, I certainly didn't want to do any work. Luckily she's a lot more disciplined than I was. :lol:

when I was 21 I was drunk 5 days a week hopefully she will be different at 21 than I was.

HowardH
Jul 31st, 2010, 06:49 PM
Happy Bday

Nina.
Jul 31st, 2010, 06:53 PM
when I was 21 I was drunk 5 days a week hopefully she will be different at 21 than I was.

:haha: I would assume that she doesn't go to the court drunk :lol:
But I was in similar state when I turned 18 ;)

Christinawww
Jul 31st, 2010, 06:55 PM
^I'll bet that's a safe assumption.

Temperenka
Jul 31st, 2010, 07:05 PM
Happy Birthday and good luck, Vika!! :bounce: :)

Edy.
Jul 31st, 2010, 07:08 PM
Happy Birthday :inlove:

Nina.
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:03 PM
Vika plays Oudin again :lol:

Another tasty 1st rd match-up at the Mercury Insurance Open, Victoria Azarenka vs Melanie Oudin... winner to face Stosur! (who has a R1 bye)
http://twitter.com/MercuryInsOpen

VIKA?
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:10 PM
oh so they answered me:D again vs Oudin and if she wins against Stosur:rolls:

oleada
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:25 PM
happy birthday to vika
and deja vu much? :lol:

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:36 PM
that was some serious bitch slapping by Vika ;) :woohoo: :D

VIKA?
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:38 PM
Vika was just awesome:D hopefully she plays like this or better in the final and finally wins a title:bounce:

Nina.
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:39 PM
Nice bday present to herself :D

Vikapower
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:43 PM
Great job Vika really owned Sam. :dance: I hope this will be your first title of the year even if you might be facing Maria who also needs this badly I just love the poise you've showed in the tournament. :cheer:

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:43 PM
Yay! Finally when I watch Vika on Tv she wins :bounce:
Now to take the tittle :D

CaroFan90
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:45 PM
Happy Birthday Vika!
we love you :hearts:

Sp!ffy
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:45 PM
Vika!! I love her. :inlove:

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:46 PM
Vika's heading back towards top 10 :bounce: :D

title takes her to #12

Break My Rapture
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:46 PM
Ugh I hate how Vika keeps drawing the same players over and over again.

Sp!ffy
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:48 PM
Ugh I hate how Vika keeps drawing the same players over and over again.

Me too. Although I have no doubt Vika will beat them, it just gets boring after a while. :o

If Maria is in the final, I'll be torn but I'd have to root for Maria. :hysteric:

Vikapower
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:51 PM
Ugh I hate how Vika keeps drawing the same players over and over again.
Well watching the draw I don't know if it's unlucky to get Mel and Sam. :shrug: I think I prefer these 2 than Jelena or Svetlana.

allrounder
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:52 PM
It's actually a decent draw i think if she can get past the first 2 rounds and take Sam's 2nd seeding position :shrug:

TheBoiledEgg
Jul 31st, 2010, 08:55 PM
Ugh I hate how Vika keeps drawing the same players over and over again.

you only hate the ones she doesnt like playing
i'm sure Vika feels the same way

Vikapower
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:02 PM
Yes, seeing how she beat these 2 in Stanford I guess it'll be a nice 2 first rounds and if Vika wins the title in Standford confidence will be at peak and when she's confident she can be unplayable so I think its the Mel's and Sam's fans to be afraid right now I guess. :lol:

And if we compare Vika's USO 2009 debut where she drawed Masha, Jelena and Kim in the first couple tournaments of the series I'm siging in right now for a recurrent Mel, Sam in each every tourney leading up to the USO. :lol:

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:07 PM
If she wins tomorrow she can do whatever she wants in San Diego :kiss:

She can beat them again and again :D

Christinawww
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:43 PM
lol, just watched the match on ES. The danish commentator announced that tomorrow they will air the final: azarenka vs sharapova. He said it several times.

Daruma.
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:47 PM
lol, just watched the match on ES. The danish commentator announced that tomorrow they will air the final: azarenka vs sharapova. He said it several times.

:spit: Fortuneteller? :rolleyes:

bluestorm10
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:48 PM
lol, just watched the match on ES. The danish commentator announced that tomorrow they will air the final: azarenka vs sharapova. He said it several times.

:lol: Oops for him but I think that's what most people are expecting already. :)

Great win, Vika! I was worried about the match to be honest. I'm so happy to see her get a good win on her birthday.

Delfii
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:52 PM
The doubles match started... that thing about after a suitable rest was a lie :lol:

allrounder
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:57 PM
The evening match doesn't start for another 4 and a half hours, they could have easily given her another hour rest at least :mad:

bluestorm10
Jul 31st, 2010, 09:58 PM
The evening match doesn't start for another 4 and a half hours, they could have easily given her another hour rest at least :mad:

At least if she finishes earlier, she'll have more recovery time for the finals. :p

Just checked the score though and it doesn't seem to be going too well. :(

allrounder
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:08 PM
Vikiri lost 10-4 in the STB :sad: SF's was a good effort though for their first tournament together :)

It may be a good idea to skip doubles next week I think after all the tennis she's played this week and then with 2 big events coming up in the fortnight after.

bluestorm10
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:39 PM
Vikiri lost 10-4 in the STB :sad: SF's was a good effort though for their first tournament together :)

It may be a good idea to skip doubles next week I think after all the tennis she's played this week and then with 2 big events coming up in the fortnight after.

It's too bad that Kiri has a regular doubles partner because I quite like her as Vika's doubles partner. Also, as you said, they went pretty far for their first tournament as a team (at least in recent memory). :)

allrounder
Jul 31st, 2010, 11:44 PM
Yeah Kiri's a very similar doubles player to Vesnina who also plays well with Vika. It's a shame they never play together anymore too after making the RG final last year and the Amelia Island final the year before and generally having very solid results :sad:

VIKA?
Aug 1st, 2010, 12:46 AM
what a shame they couldn't win the doubles:awww: still a nice tourny:hug: and Kiri said they will play a few tournaments more together also in San Diego:D

Nikkiri
Aug 1st, 2010, 02:00 AM
I'm not sure if they will play San Diego together.. I think they will both probably take a break from doubles.. but they will play together in Cinci.

Good luck in the final Vika :cheer:

VIKA?
Aug 1st, 2010, 02:08 AM
didn't Kiri say in that video they would play together in SD?:awww:

Nikkiri
Aug 1st, 2010, 02:23 AM
She said Cinci :p

SkylerBlue
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:31 AM
Zheng Jie said she would play together with Kiri in San Diego.
So,Vika may not play doubles next week.

JadeFox
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:41 AM
I leave for vacation for a week and suddenly Vika is playing well?

I don't like the implications. :rolleyes: :p

VIKA?
Aug 1st, 2010, 11:28 AM
She said Cinci :p

Zheng Jie said she would play together with Kiri in San Diego.
So,Vika may not play doubles next week.

oh ok:lol:

Break My Rapture
Aug 1st, 2010, 11:34 AM
Good luck Vika. :hearts:

Igor_Biscan
Aug 1st, 2010, 03:01 PM
Third final of the year.. third time lucky? They had some close matches last year when neither were in great form, hopefully Vika gets the result this time

bluestorm10
Aug 1st, 2010, 03:42 PM
I leave for vacation for a week and suddenly Vika is playing well?

I don't like the implications. :rolleyes: :p

:lol: At least that's an excuse for you to take more and more fun vacations. ;)

I'm pretty nervous for today. A lot of people expect Maria to win so hopefully Vika proves them wrong. The thing is that, like we saw yesterday, Vika's game really needs to be on a consistently high level. Even if Oudin is called a fighter, Maria is ten times that so any kind of dip in form from Vika may open the floodgates.

Delfii
Aug 1st, 2010, 06:44 PM
Pretty nervous right now :unsure:
Maria showed 2 faces yesterday... I would prefer that she play like in the first set :) :angel:
But who knows... :unsure:
Good luck Vika! Hopefully 3rd final is the lucky one :)

Sp!ffy
Aug 1st, 2010, 07:05 PM
Good luck Vika! I love both players, I'll be glad for whoever wins and I hope it's a great match. :inlove:

3Dcool
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:37 PM
Go Vika!!

What an amazing match!! Waited to see how the 2 hard hitters/grinders will perform in the head-to-head match!!
Before the injury Masha was usually better.. Look at Vika now ;)

Ksenia.
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:40 PM
Such a great match from Vika... though I am a bit sad for my other fave Masha. But Vika played great :yeah: :woohoo: Happy for her!

Break My Rapture
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:40 PM
Vika was so very impressive today. :worship: Totally deserved it! Well done girl. :hearts: Finally another title!

Andreas
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:41 PM
4th title of Vika's career - 1st since Miami 2009 :cool: What a great tournament this has been! Beating Bartoli, Stosur and Sharapova :hearts:

VIKA?
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:43 PM
I love you Victoria:sobbing::inlove:

finally a title:woohoo: and beating Masha in the final:drool: just awesome:bounce:

Derek.
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:45 PM
Great job, Vika! :woohoo:

Title #4 and finally got Maria again. :yeah:

Martian Jeza
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:45 PM
The Orphan is happy of you Victoria !!! I'm so happy !!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

macginity
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:46 PM
woo hoo!!!
Couldn't see the match, but I'm very happy. When I arrive home I'll look for some link to download it.

:bounce::bigclap::yippee:

oleada
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:47 PM
Finally another title - congrats Vika!
great week
I couldn't watch either but I will download ASAP.

allrounder
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:47 PM
Very solid from Vika today, she returned brilliantly as she has all week and was strong from the baseline. Now she's injury free again let's hope she's getting back to her old self again :)

Looking forward to finally seeing the trophy picture thread bumped :lol:

Daruma.
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:49 PM
Very solid from Vika today, she returned brilliantly as she has all week and was strong from the baseline. Now she's injury free again let's hope she's getting back to her old self again :)

Looking forward to finally seeing the trophy picture thread bumped :lol:

Well said. :worship: Hopefully she'll go on playing like this and peak at the US Open. :)

Temperenka
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:51 PM
AWESOME, VIKA!! :bounce: My favorite tournament, I was just so happy she played here and now this. :yeah:

Win San Diego too, OK? :)

AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME

Delfii
Aug 1st, 2010, 08:55 PM
Lovely speech from Vika :hug:
They were making her pose with a huge plushier bear :lol:
This hole week was awesome, thanks Vika :worship:

JamieOwen3
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:04 PM
congratulations vika nice play and you look nice in flashy pink

macginity
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:14 PM
Just a question: what will be vika ranking this week?

JamieOwen3
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:16 PM
ranking will be 12 and maria 13 and other way round if maria had won so they're neghbours both belong in top 8 b4 us open

hurricanejeanne
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:17 PM
VIVA VICTORIA!!!!! :cheer::bounce::cheer::bounce::sobbing:

I've been out of town all weekend so I've had to sort of live score everything and we were on the way back and we didn't have an WIFI signals so I had no idea what the score was so I was just shocked to see that she won! She won! I'm so happy! I really hope this means that Vika's getting back to her old self and picking up where she left off before she got hurt earlier this year. And I hope she can keep playing this well and keep winning.

:woohoo::woohoo:

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:19 PM
so good to see Vika in top form again :) :D

JamieOwen3
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:31 PM
so good to see Vika in top form again :) :D


great username :worship:

gcqG0I_Veyo

Igor_Biscan
Aug 1st, 2010, 09:56 PM
I haven't really been able to use my computer for the last few days so I didn't see the match. But well done Vika! Finally that fourth title!

What did she say in her speech?

JadeFox
Aug 1st, 2010, 11:34 PM
so good to see Vika in top form again :) :D

Yeah it's nice to see her play well again. Hope she can keep it up. :bounce:

bluestorm10
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:35 AM
I can't even explain how happy I am about this. :lol: I really should stop being too invested but this is amazing. It's so good to see her playing at the level she's capable of and also just generally enjoying life on court. I'm so proud of her for how she's handled the injury and the accompanying results and then working hard to get back to this point. :worship: Okay, I'll stop gushing now. :p

bluestorm10
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:38 AM
Apologies if this has been posted (I'm too giddy to go back through the pages :lol:) but she's pulled out of San Diego per Matt Cronin on twitter.

JamieOwen3
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:41 AM
Apologies if this has been posted (I'm too giddy to go back through the pages :lol:) but she's pulled out of San Diego per Matt Cronin on twitter.

oh really? :tears: that tournament suffers another blow.

allrounder
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:42 AM
Really? :sad: i can understand her being tired but she has a decent draw and not far to travel and she needs all the points she can get :(

Sam is going to be livid as he is going to SD :hug:

bluestorm10
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:43 AM
Really? :sad: i can understand her being tired but she has a decent draw and not far to travel and she needs all the points she can get :(

It's a bit surprising to me as well but she might want to avoid overextending herself especially with her injury issues earlier this year. Or maybe she'd like to celebrate a bit more. :p After all, winning a tournament and turning 21...the possibilities are endless. :lol:

VIKA?
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:46 AM
you kidding?:tears: I so wanted her to play there as it is my fave tournament:sobbing: but I can understand her:awww:

hurricanejeanne
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:47 AM
:eek: Do we know why?!

allrounder
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:54 AM
It'l be because of her win at Stanford and to recharge her batteries for the big events at Cincy and Montreal. Another premier in SD would have made it playing 4 weeks in a row and now she has a title and some good ranking points there's less need to play again so soon and burn herself out for the USO. While i'm disappointed i understand her decision and it'l at least be a stress free week for us :lol: The worst part though is that she had a good draw to go deep again :sad:

hurricanejeanne
Aug 2nd, 2010, 01:00 AM
It'l be because of her win at Stanford and to recharge her batteries for the big events at Cincy and Montreal. Another premier in SD would have made it playing 4 weeks in a row and now she has a title and some good ranking points there's less need to play again so soon and burn herself out for the USO. While i'm disappointed i understand her decision and it'l at least be a stress free week for us :lol:

Yeah, she'll have to claim an "injury" but it's really because she's tired and she needs a rest before Cincy/Montreal and the Open. It's a wise move in the long run considering she's been injury plagued this year a bit. I'm sad to have her pull out too, but schedule wise San Diego would be too much. And considering how much I hate re-hashed draws (and San Diego was one) I'm pleased that I get to skip that mess. :p

bluestorm10
Aug 2nd, 2010, 01:13 AM
Um, apparently she's signing autographs tomorrow in San Diego so now I'm super confused. :lol:

allrounder
Aug 2nd, 2010, 01:15 AM
This will be one of the very few things Cronin's unlikely to be wrong on though by being in the press they usually get info on these things before anyone else .

bluestorm10
Aug 2nd, 2010, 01:18 AM
This will be one of the very few things Cronin's unlikely to be wrong on though by being in the press they usually get info on these things before anyone else .

But I got the signing info from the tournament's official twitter I think. :lol: Maybe she hasn't officially pulled out with the tournament yet?

allrounder
Aug 2nd, 2010, 01:21 AM
I think with the top 10 commitment rules if they withdraw from an event they have to agree to do some promotional work for the tour instead if I remember right and that's probably what this is. Sam will have to get down to SD tomorrow if he hasn't already gone otherwise he'l miss her :lol:

hurricanejeanne
Aug 2nd, 2010, 03:26 AM
I think with the top 10 commitment rules if they withdraw from an event they have to agree to do some promotional work for the tour instead if I remember right and that's probably what this is. Sam will have to get down to SD tomorrow if he hasn't already gone otherwise he'l miss her :lol:

Yeah, I think she's still got to show up and be nice and pretend to hurt. :lol:

hERi
Aug 2nd, 2010, 05:48 AM
congratulation Vika..I know you're the best! too bad I couldn't watch the game..hiks

Igor_Biscan
Aug 2nd, 2010, 07:56 AM
:hug: Sam.

Disappointing for us that she's missing San Diego but understandable especially as she's not defending any points this week

Nina.
Aug 2nd, 2010, 09:18 AM
Congrats Vika :cheer:

TennisFan66
Aug 2nd, 2010, 10:54 AM
Lovely .. in pink :hearts: .. and a 4th title.

Break My Rapture
Aug 2nd, 2010, 11:41 AM
Yeah, she'll have to claim an "injury" but it's really because she's tired and she needs a rest before Cincy/Montreal and the Open. It's a wise move in the long run considering she's been injury plagued this year a bit. I'm sad to have her pull out too, but schedule wise San Diego would be too much. And considering how much I hate re-hashed draws (and San Diego was one) I'm pleased that I get to skip that mess. :p
Same here. :lol: Sam. :hug: At least she can get some rest now.

Nina.
Aug 2nd, 2010, 12:00 PM
Yes, I am really glad that pulled out of SD. I want her to be fit & healthy for the US Open :) The last thing we need right now is another injury

Delfii
Aug 2nd, 2010, 05:44 PM
Fake right shoulder injury hope so.
But a week is awesome, she has time to enjoy and eat cake in Arizona, and she has Cincy next week :)

Vikapower
Aug 2nd, 2010, 10:03 PM
My connection really sucked yesterday... congratulations Victoria... Great title to add to your CV... Just the day before I paid attention to the 6-7 past champions of the tournament really impressive and it makes me even happier she's written her name up there. I heard she wasn't taking part in San Diego's tournament... well kind of sad because her draw was kind of easy... but I guess she's reserving us better for the upcoming tournaments. :cheer:

saul1333
Aug 3rd, 2010, 03:45 PM
Congrats Vika :bounced: I just knew it would happen that she would withdraw and being a selfish man I wanted her to lose in the SF :devil: but it's ok :lol:

I just about screamed when they announced Shoedin vs Lucky Loser last night :) she did an autograph session in some cool glasses and hat so I'll put some pics later ;)

VIKA?
Aug 3rd, 2010, 03:47 PM
Sam:hug::lol: at least you saw her:p

hellas719
Aug 4th, 2010, 03:32 AM
Stanford title :hearts::aparty:
Vika :worship:
Sam :hug:

JamieOwen3
Aug 4th, 2010, 06:21 AM
:lol: i knew that the reason for her pulling out this week would be a sore shoulder enjoy the win though vika :yeah:

allrounder
Aug 7th, 2010, 05:17 PM
Vika gets Ivanovic in R1 in Cincy :spit: She will be the favourite but she could of got something a lot easier than that. Hope she gets revenge for that injury loss in Rome :armed:

Break My Rapture
Aug 7th, 2010, 05:18 PM
OMFG. What is up with all these fucked up draws? :weirdo: First Maria/Sveta and now Vika/Ana. :sobbing:

Vikapower
Aug 7th, 2010, 06:15 PM
Well drawing Ana first round isn't much of a problem IMO... I think I'ld be a little more worried if Vika had to face someone like Anna Chak for expample... Vika will get that match and her revenge. :dance:

allrounder
Aug 7th, 2010, 06:21 PM
Ana could still be very dangerous and i'm certainly not taking it for granted that Vika will win comfortably. Ana has nothing to lose with her ranking so low now and on her day can be a match for most top players.

hurricanejeanne
Aug 7th, 2010, 06:21 PM
Interesting that this will be the first time Vika and Ana have played on something other than clay. If Vika is still in form she was in during Stanford she should win this one but Ana is still dangerous in the sense that no one expects her to win anything. Hopefully Vika goes out there in form and is just too good for Ana. But I'm definitely anxious about this one, especially considering what happened in Rome.

allrounder
Aug 7th, 2010, 06:45 PM
Vika's full draw

R1 Ivanovic
R2 Shvedova/Qualifier
R3 Schiavone
QF Jankovic
SF Clijsters/Zvonareva

Pretty tough, I'd like her to at least get a QF to collect 200 points.

Break My Rapture
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:05 PM
Revenge on Ana and Schiavone would be nice. :)

Temperenka
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:14 PM
I'm veery concerned about the first two rounds. Bad draw in my opinion. Ana is very dangerous and Yari is equally or more dangerous.

I have a bad feeling. :sad:

Hopefully she can at least win a few rounds though :)

Milito22
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:26 PM
good luck Vika :)

JamieOwen3
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:30 PM
expect a tough one against Ana depending on which Ana surfaces,will it be the one who blew kleybanova off the court pretty convincingly in stanford or the one everyone has been watching in pain the last couple of years. she should make the semi-final where i would expect a good tough match with kim don't ask who i think would win because i honestly don't know. :lol:

Vikapower
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:33 PM
Indeed Ana can be dangerous but a focused Vika gets the better of the serbe now even if Ana gets this tight I don't think she'll overtough Vika... I don't know what to think of the draw - Vika is in form right now and in the mood she's in I'd say this is a very reasonnable draw until she gets to Jelena or Kim... The match with Fran can be a very tight trappy match - there is also a revenge to take from USO 2009. Vika has shown us some too much iunteresting things at Stanford to not get at least to the semis, I'm confident. :cheer:

JamieOwen3
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:38 PM
oh i have NO doubt she WILL be in the semi-final unless god forbit she gets injured but in the semi-finals i expect a vika vs kim match and it's too tough 4 me to try and call :lol:,schiavone has been a epic fail after roland garros hasn't she poor thing :rolls: so don't expect trouble there.

Vikapower
Aug 7th, 2010, 07:52 PM
Yes I agree for Fran :lol: but she's that type of player like Radwanska they loose but always make you play a match in other ways they always bug you or make the match overdramatic before they lost... Well as for me there's no doubt if Vika plays Kim I'll want Vika to win even if I have appreciation for the belgian. :p Good luck deciding who you're going to support before this happens. :wavey: