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Jane Lane
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:07 AM
Petra :inlove: Asleep in the first set, but GOATra appeared for the rest of the match. I love Petra's Chihuahua barks. :lol:
Flavia :hug::hug: Mixed it up nicely for a set and a half, but was rooting for Petra because you have to win the dubs with Gise anyway :cheer:, who was watching and rocking some hot sunglasses :lol:.

Vartan
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:07 AM
:sad:

Sp!ffy
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
Yesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!1!!

She is going to kill Vera.

Mynarco
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
That winner to make 2nd MP is WICKED

Rafito.
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
:woohoo: :cheer:

Win the title Petra!!!

alwayshingis
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
Ugh.

TheBoiledEgg
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
Flavia :( :sad: :bigcry:

young_gunner913
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
Forza Petra!! :cheer:

M.P
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:08 AM
CMON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Petra!!!!!
AMUSING!! :inlove:

hablo
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:09 AM
Nice win for Petra.

But what is she yelling after her winners? :unsure:

Chakvenus
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:09 AM
wow - congrats Petra!!
what a season so far. now, please, give NO mercy to (likely) Ms. Zvonareva.
I mean it, I want a tear-stained bagel.

Vartan
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:09 AM
Nice win for Petra.

But what is she yelling after her winners? :unsure:

:lol: she is barking.

ElusiveChanteuse
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:09 AM
Kvitova :cheer:

DeliriousPotato
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
I know it probably won't happen, but so far Kvitova and Li seem to be the two most deserving players to be in the final.

ElusiveChanteuse
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
Aww I like Pennetta but Kvitova is one of my new faves

+1.:cheer:

Jane Lane
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
Nice win for Petra.

But what is she yelling after her winners? :unsure:

It's 'Come on'... at least I think. :lol:

Mixal
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
:bigcry:

njnetswill
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
46-43 Winner-UE ratio. It's been a while since I saw those kinds of numbers from a female player.

Tennisation
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
Hopefully Kvitova crushes Vera the next round.

Randy H
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
Flavia :sad: Gonna have to suffer through at least 2 more sets of that annoying Kvitova screeching "come on" :bigcry:

crazillo
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:10 AM
This was a great match to watch. Thought Flavia could win after she had saved those 3 BPs. Her serve wasn't good enough in the crucial stages of the match and Kvitova exploited that.

A shame for Flavia but good match overall.

petkoan
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
Ohh Pennetta! Played well in the first set, then Kvitova raised her level whereas Pennetta stayed right where she began at. Overall stupid tactic, credit to the young one who I really don't fancy as a player and her energy is weird.

BlackPanther.
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
:rolleyes:
Stop her barkings. Thanks. :dog::wavey:

CrossCourt~Rally
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
Congrats :yeah: She played very well :bounce:

Flavia :hug:

SELVEN
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
Chihuahua barks :spit: Flavia :hug:

Zamboni
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
Once Petra got into her game, the match was exactly as expected:shrug:
She is playing well atm, scary at times.


Once again, decent tournament from Flavia, but nothing special. She needs to break through that at some point.

Pops Maellard
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
Petra. :yeah:

Flavia. :hug: No shame in this loss.

Ellery
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:12 AM
Petra :eek: :cheer:

Freakan
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:12 AM
Perfect tactic from Flavia till she got broken for the first time :sad: After that she did not try to wrong foot Petra and played her best only when BPs down :(

Sp!ffy
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:12 AM
Flavia :sad: Gonna have to suffer through at least 2 more sets of that annoying Kvitova screeching "come on" :bigcry:

Get used to it cause Kvitova is here to stay. :cool:

Svetlana)))
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:12 AM
Hope she advances to the SF now :cheer:

AcesHigh
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:12 AM
It's really great to see young players stepping up

Roookie
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:12 AM
Good match. Loved to see Petra playing with controlled agression during the last set and going for broke at 5-3. She was whacking that ball in the last game :eek:. Vera's defense is in another league...she will make her pay for the UEs but I still hope for the upset. :cheer:

claypova
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:13 AM
Nice win for Petra.

But what is she yelling after her winners? :unsure:

pojd ;)

well done petra, slay vera's ass :drool:

TheHangover
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:13 AM
i'm really sorry for flavia, she wanted to repeat fran miracle, but this girl kvitova is amazing!!! if she keeps this level i think nobody can stop her, not even clijsters, it would be great if she rise to the world number one at least she would be a number one who can hit winners

Langers
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:14 AM
I like this Kvitova girl. Hits so beautifully.

RenaSlam.
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:16 AM
Come On. Fight.

John.
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:16 AM
WOW - Great start to the year for Petra. Congrats on her 2nd GS QF.

Flavia :hug:

nicidle
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:17 AM
I 'll be rooting for vera if she is through.

FERLKE
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:17 AM
Flavia!! :sad::sad::sad:

LUVMIRZA
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:18 AM
Kvitova:worship:

Caralenko
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:18 AM
Flavia was pushing. :lol:

peanuts
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:19 AM
Flavia. :sobbing: I actually hoped you can win after taking that first set but I know that once Kvitova found her range then you are toast and indeed it happened. :sobbing: :sobbing:

Aleff
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:19 AM
Yes, yes, yes!!! :worship:Petra:worship:

hablo
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:20 AM
pojd ;)

well done petra, slay vera's ass :drool:

Thanks.

TheHangover
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:21 AM
Flavia was pushing. :lol:

this flavia would have beat the girl in your avatar, anyway zvonareva will be destroyed by petra

sabatani82
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:22 AM
i am italian and i hate pennetta,when she lose become red face and eith a ugly and ungry face,while all players normally if is losing theres no problem,anyway oppo game of vs peer start good and finish very bad,anyway must admit the kvitova have a fantastic left and she make everything in the game,mistake and not,if she play normally like in the endgame she in always 60 60 vs pennetta

pav
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:25 AM
So many dorks in here are so tied up with their Vera hatred that they forget she has to beat someone playing well before she faces her inevitable beating by the giant (according to to some)

Josh.
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:28 AM
Flavia :sobbing:

Cleffa
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:28 AM
It is expected that Petra would win. But Pennetta did more damage than Stosur at least. Would be interesting if it's a Na Li vs Kvitova final. Both are playing good tennis right now compared to the top players and would be a lot more entertaining.

Skeptikal
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:31 AM
Petra :clap2:

tennis-insomniac
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:31 AM
WD Petra :yeah: Safina no.1 2009 USO, Caro, Vika WIMB 2010 SF

2011 AO SF I hope :bounce:

delicatecutter
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:32 AM
Flavia started out so strong. It would have been virtually impossible for her to maintain that level. And sure enough, by the end she couldn't get a first serve in the court.

Terrific fighting from Petra! You could just tell from the look in her eyes that this match was hers! It just took her awhile to get adjusted. :lol: Big babe tennis. :hearts:

miffedmax
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:33 AM
This was the first time I've watched Petra and I was impressed by her play in the third set. (I was flipping back and forth between her and Soderling/Dolgoporov--this Ukrainian kid is impressive, too, but I digress).

kman
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:39 AM
I know it probably won't happen, but so far Kvitova and Li seem to be the two most deserving players to be in the final.

Kvitova has dropped set, Wozniacki hasn't.

Dado90
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:41 AM
Flavia:sad::hug:last year she would have take 63 62 in a match with a such ballbasher...

Kvitova will fail in the next round with Bepa...she is only focused to try the winner, even if she is 2 metres out of the court...the result? 46 W 43 UE...she is a bluff!

Smitten
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:44 AM
Flavia was pushing. :lol:

Oh no that's her usual game. I wouldn't call it outright pushing. She just has no ability to take balls early.

Her court positioning is miserable. It's hard to hit winners when you play like that.

winnermax
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:49 AM
A good win for Petra.But she should improve her volley skills.:lol:

iPatty
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:49 AM
The ballstriking. :hearts: Amazing to see her fight and how much she wants it...don't stop here.

delicatecutter
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:54 AM
Kvitova has dropped set, Wozniacki hasn't.

Quit trolling. This thread isn't about Wozniacki. And it's impossible for Li and Wozniacki to play in the final as they're on the same half of the draw. :weirdo:

Serenita
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:57 AM
Kvitova :cheer2:

Sally Todd
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:57 AM
It wasn't pretty, but Petra stuck around and found her range. That's one area of improvement that differentiates her from others who have a big game. Right now, her game might be the biggest.

I hope Petra doesn't start slow in her next match though. If she plays Zvonareva, Vera will have had an ideal Czech lefty warmup of sorts from the Safarova and Benesova matches. But Petra can win.

Flavia is one of my favorites, but I'd have been disappointed if she won, because her form going in wasn't so great, and she needs to raise her game another level to truly compete in the latter stages of majors.

eck
Jan 24th, 2011, 01:58 AM
I heard the "bark" for the first time :lol:

theFutureisNow
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:05 AM
Petra isn't very consistent yet, but the scary thing is how easily she makes great plays.

On some of her points she effortlessly makes her opponent look completely helpless.

If she can cut down on her errors I think she has a realistic shot to become #1. It's not like the WTA is being dominated by anyone right now.

delicatecutter
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:08 AM
Uhh. Her net play needs serious work. And she is slowww, although she has improved.

BlameSerena
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:09 AM
:yeah:

northern lad
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:14 AM
I heard the "bark" for the first time :lol:

i did too. was totally not expecting it, nor did i know what the hell it was :sobbing:

Renalicious
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:36 AM
Beat Zvonareva now :worship: (if she verses Vera. :) )

Wiggly
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:53 AM
Petra has more power than Iveta and Lucie and her serve seems to be better.
She has a decent shot.

BepaMaria
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:57 AM
Great match from Kvitova, but Bepa will fix this brainless ballbasher in the quarters.

Temperenka
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:09 AM
Another good match from Petra. :yeah: Her bark is a little much, but she is a great fighter. Good luck against Vera! That will be a tough, closely-contested match I would guess.

Flavia :hug: She fought well, but unfortunately Petra was too good.

Good luck in the doubles :banana:

kman
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:13 AM
Quit trolling. This thread isn't about Wozniacki. And it's impossible for Li and Wozniacki to play in the final as they're on the same half of the draw. :weirdo:

You don't think I know that? lol

JJ all the way
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:24 AM
does anyone else think her fh looks alot like Nadal?

danieln1
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:29 AM
I can see a Zvonareva beat/meltdown in the QF... Petra is playing awesome, effective tennis...

If Petra plays her best, she can win against Vera

Pasta-Na
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:31 AM
gold finger :hug:

vera.z :unsure:

davidmario
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:57 AM
"Chihuahua barks" :lol: :lol: :D

Pasta-Na
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:09 AM
"Chihuahua barks" :lol: :lol: :D

yes, its so cute. :p

Daniel
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:11 AM
Flavia :sad::sad:

starin
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:23 AM
at least kvitova has an exciting game. She has power and can hit some sensational shots at times. Her movement really sucks and doesn't have powerful or consistent enough groundstrokes to really compensate for that. Still infinitely better than all the pushing I've seen at this AO.

pancake
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:25 AM
You don't think I know that? lol

Then you should compare your loved one to someone from the SAME half.

L'Enfant Sauvage
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:43 AM
GOATra :hearts:

Sasja
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:48 AM
Petra :cheer:
She is doing so well :D
Petra vs Vera should be interesting :)

Flavia :hug:

TS
Jan 24th, 2011, 05:05 AM
Thankfully no letdown. Well done Petra :yeah:

Now smash Vera off the court please.

wildemu
Jan 24th, 2011, 05:13 AM
Q. You won the first set, then what happened after that?
FLAVIA PENNETTA: She won the second and the third.


Riveting journalism

L'Enfant Sauvage
Jan 24th, 2011, 05:16 AM
Q. You won the first set, then what happened after that?
FLAVIA PENNETTA: She won the second and the third.


Riveting journalism

:lol: :worship:

NeeemZ
Jan 24th, 2011, 05:38 AM
Q. You won the first set, then what happened after that?
FLAVIA PENNETTA: She won the second and the third.


Riveting journalism

She tells it like it is.

wildemu
Jan 24th, 2011, 05:43 AM
She tells it like it is.

if that were the case, i think a "fuck you" would be thrown in that response too. I can sense the bitterness all the way from new jersey.

BlueTrees
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:02 AM
Great match :) Kvitova really played well..hardly any breaks of serve at all :lol:

Derek.
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:25 AM
Good win for Petra, but she's going to be disliked by other players for her barking. :o

Inger67
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:33 AM
I really hope this girl wins, she has a lot of talent and is a GREAT ball striker.

Blu€
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:44 AM
Flavia :o:fiery:, too good to be true :(

Inger67
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:48 AM
This girl easily just became one of my favorites. She's amazing, and can't wait for her braces to come off :hearts:

jimmy_the_greek
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:51 AM
well done petra:)

Sharapovian
Jan 24th, 2011, 06:52 AM
Pennetta :tears:

Congrats Kvitova haven't seen her at all during the AO, she does seem to be playing really well. :yeah:

Mistress of Evil
Jan 24th, 2011, 07:05 AM
Fluke no more :cheer:

Sombrerero loco
Jan 24th, 2011, 08:01 AM
pennetta =(
petra doing well in a gs again...

Beat
Jan 24th, 2011, 08:08 AM
kvitova is indeed playing very well right now. not sure what to think about her attitude, though.

The 2nd Law
Jan 24th, 2011, 08:16 AM
Kvitova's barks are GOAT.

I'm sure you can hear me on the replay I was her loudest supporter :p

PIAoTvTeY
Jan 24th, 2011, 08:16 AM
Flavia:sad:

Mixal
Jan 24th, 2011, 10:46 AM
Nice match, good to see both players using their brains for once. Pennetta had a great tactics, and it totally worked in the 1st set. In the 2nd you could feel the momentum shifting and Petra wasn't trying to hit winners out of every ball. Later on, everything for Petra worked, but Flavia fought and saved a lot of BPs. She had some chances too, but Petra was hitting the ball so well and won in the end.

Kvitova is really really good, I expect a lot from her. I love how she deals with the easy ball at the net, no rushing and panicking. I don't think I'll become a fan, but I won't dislike her either. Actually, if she beats Vera (my last hope), I'll be rooting for her to go all the way.

Flavia :hug: nice tournament overall, her best AO result. Hopefully she'll keep this form and only improve. GL in the doubles! ;)

Juju Nostalgique
Jan 24th, 2011, 10:52 AM
Thanks Kvitie! :woohoo: :bowdown: :woohoo:

Pops Maellard
Jan 24th, 2011, 10:56 AM
Kvitova's barks are GOAT.

I'm sure you can hear me on the replay I was her loudest supporter :p

Petra's bark is the new ajde. :lol:

Hian
Jan 24th, 2011, 12:27 PM
I am a fan of Flavia, but I'm very happy for this tournament :) She played greatly, Petra is simply better. Congrats to her, and good luck Flavia with Gisela :cheer:

Prizeidiot
Jan 24th, 2011, 12:41 PM
I'm loving this AO with all these newer sort of players coming through (especially since I've lost Elena). I really like Petra, hope she continues to do well.

Her bark is really bizarre though. Took me ages to work out where the sound was actually coming from. The fact that she has metal on her teeth also really adds to the idea of her barking. I find it amusing, but I can definitely see why others would find it irritating.

2moretogo
Jan 24th, 2011, 02:28 PM
Kit Kat! She cleaned up her game considerably in the 2nd and 3rd set she seemed much more relaxed on her strokes. Good win.

gmak
Jan 24th, 2011, 03:12 PM
Flavia :sad: :(

Stevecw
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:12 PM
Oh Flavia :sobbing: Expected a loss, but still lived in hope Petra might have an off day. But sadly it seems not :(

Looks a good player for sure.

Marionated
Jan 24th, 2011, 04:19 PM
Fantastic for Petra.

Shame I can't see any matches at the moment.

Corswandt
Jan 25th, 2011, 12:00 AM
This was the first time I've watched Petra and I was impressed by her play in the third set.

Vade retro, glory hog. She's MINE. :mad:

delicatecutter
Jan 25th, 2011, 02:34 AM
Max, did you somehow happen to miss Wimbledon? :o

#1SteffiGraf#1
Jan 25th, 2011, 04:35 AM
Flavia played well and had a chance in 3rd but Kvitivivititiova was just too powerfull. Flavia may have run out of gas too playing tough match before.