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HAOCHEN-GOAT
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:16 AM
From 3-6 2-4 0-30, saving one MP at 3-6 4-5* :sobbing: :hysteric:

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lew7fiApw51qc9nafo1_500.gif

SAISAI-GOAT
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:16 AM
NA-GOAT :worship:
42 winners and 51 UE :spit:
saved a MP in 2s with a forehand down the line winner :eek:

Caro :hug:
10 winners :eek: at least double digit :shrug: but in a long 3s match :haha:

$$$-hungry Piter and Sven Groenefeld, who thought he can take advantage of JuJu retiring again to win another GS :nerner:

Miss Atomic Bomb
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:16 AM
http://i51.tinypic.com/34fgn7r.jpg

Come on NA, total respect :bowdown: Please win tthe title :sobbing: So happy.

RenaSlam.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
Wow.

KBlade
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
Tremendous win for Li to hold on and make it to her first ever grand slam final. She came out playing straight into Wozniacki's hands, making bucket loads of errors and allowing Wozniacki to play her game. She turned it up marginally in the second after saving a match point and hitting her stride to eventually take the second set 7-5. She played solidly, showing impressive consistency in some tiring points in the third set and eventually was just too powerful for Wozniacki.

As a side note, is there anyone else out there who as a spectator is infuriated with Li's mental inconsistency? She comes out as one of the nervier big match players, but as soon as she's down, she some how comes up with the mental fortitude to claw back into the match.

Carotastrophe
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
:sad:

Sp!ffy
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
I wanna cry for Na!!! I'm so happy for her!!!!!!!!!!

azinna
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
Yeeeessss!!!

Lin Lin
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
Na:eek:Too many winners and UEs:lol:

Caro:awww::hug:

Caralenko
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
:worship: Pure respect, that was epic.

hablo
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
What a fight from Li Na!!! :bowdown:

Young 8
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
http://cowbell.typepad.com/.a/6a00d83423e30253ef013480a64044970c-500wi

young_gunner913
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
What a great result for women's tennis!!! :bounce:

GOLDEN NA WIN THE TITLE!! :bowdown:

Annie.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
So sorry Woz :hug:

Congrats Na!!

goldenlox
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
What a great match! Huge for the sport with Li winning. Great effort by Caro.

Pops Maellard
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:17 AM
2 winners in set 1. :rolls:
0 winners in set 3. :help:

Great player, our world #1.

kiwifan
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice :smoke:


great interview on court too. :haha:

starin
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
:bounce:
Amazing NA!!!!!!!!!!!!
so proud of her. I always thought she could make a slam final and she has finally did it. Amzing. :sobbing:

Stamp Paid
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
First Asian woman in a slam final, AMAZEEEEE Na! :dance:

dynamoRockstarr
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Nice job Na Li!!!!!

:yeah:

AnomyBC
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Argh!!!!!!!!!!!! Why, Caro, why!?!?!? :sad:

ciprianned
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Congratulations ! :) :) :)

Eduardo Oliveira
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Amazing LI!!

Eduardo Oliveira
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Amazing LI!! :hearts:

tommyk75
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Amayee-zingg!!!

claypova
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
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Li that was an amazing fight back :inlove: great for China, great for womens tennis. good luck in final!

VeeReeDavJCap81
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Tennis wins :D

Sasja
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Na :woohoo:

DeliriousPotato
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
AMAZING LI!!!
Wow, I suffered so much throughout the match.
Overall they were pretty nervous but the end of the 2nd set was really good!

Oh Li, I'm so happy, I'll have a smile on my face even if you lose the Final!!!

Rome
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Thank god Woz pushing look so nasty gratz Na li

strictennis
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Wanted Caroline to win but well.. Good for Li

Sean.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Amazing, amazing, amazing! :woohoo:

theFutureisNow
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Caro got broken in 6 of her last 7 games.

That is beyond horrific.

I won't be defending her any more unless she can win a big match.

Buitenzorg
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Li :bounce:

Melange
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Good match from Caroline should have won it

J.Bravo
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
It's all on you now Na!
Win the tournament!

mariavikafan
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
tennis Is Saved

Matt-TennisFan24
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
I'm so dissapointed. Caro had the match in her hands. Boo. Dont feel like watching tennis anymore today :(

Congrats Li fans, enjoy it

doni1212
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Saving a match point!! Freaking incredible Na!!!!

shoryuken
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
wow she has to win it all now!

Steff_forever
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:18 AM
:bowdown: :worship: :bowdown:
1 mp saved
1st Asian in GrSl f

GrandMartha
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Na :bowdown::bowdown: wo ai ni :hysteric:
Pushniacki was embarrassed in the most beautiful fashion: wasting MP :hearts:
Pusher :bigwave:

Khelvors
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
omg li na i only left you for dead about 20 times this match. i couldn't even watch the 3rd set after woz broke her. went to the wash dishes and came back to see her up 4-2, only to get broken... but then i got to see her win :hearts:

omfg. wozniacki choked though xD totally choked that second set away. i guess her mental strength finally failed her.

madmax
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
LOL, that was bad from Na:haha:
The match was NID anyway, so now go on and swing freely in da final, you chinese assasin:cheer:

Rod the Bama
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Oh Caroline why? :sad:

Wiggly
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
You go, girl!
She gives such great interviews!

moby
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
ErrorNa was so tight and nervous for a set and a half.

What a fighter to come back.

Wozniacki could do nothing once Na dialed in.

is1531
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Great to see Na Na beat Push.

delicatecutter
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Guess who's still Slamless? Pusher, bye!

Li is my gurk! Hard-fought!!! :inlove:

Lulu.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Well done Na. So happy for her! :D
Please please please win the title now! :yeah:

Smitten
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
WIN THIS SHIT.

That's why Wozniacki is not a true champion. Instead of burying Li when she was floundering, she did nothing. You keep someone like Li around long enough and she will get hot and burn you.

She has no killer shot and no killer instinct. Does not want to end points at all.

Roookie
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Na Li :inlove:

n1ko0
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
devastated :(

Temperenka
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Happy for Na. What an accomplishment.

Caroline flushed this match down the toilet. She should not have lost.

One good thing to come from this... I have no reason to not go out with friends on the night of the final.

I can watch it delayed without being overly curious.

Good luck to Na!

wateva
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
so much for caro being mentally strong... :tape:
she got mauled by a chinese panda this time. ;)
congrats na for making history! :D

Six Feet Under
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
She's so fucking adorable :sobbing:
I'm so happy for her, first slam final at 28 :worship:
Caro :hug: You'll get there ;)

Rafito.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Ekk, That's gonna suck for Caroline having a match point thought she had that match.

Vera better win the title now!

Skeptikal
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Na :hug:

Bye Pushniacki :wavey:

Daena
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Well done Li! :yeah:

Bronx19
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
Sucked in.

Order is restored, get back down to 7-8.

LUVMIRZA
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:19 AM
that was a fantastic semifinal:worship: WTA really wanted a match like this and it happened. Great fight Li. She brough the Great Danish Wall down:cheer::cheer: And a fantastic courtside interview again:worship:

Hashim.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Really impressive.

iGOAT
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Fuck you Caro :weirdo: never been the most talented, but has certainly never been a choker.

Second year in a row Na Li has saved match points to get so far :fiery:.

Please, PLEASE save the WTA AGAIN Kim!!!

Myggen
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Wozniacki did a very good job luring Li into her pusher mode, and Li got nervous and started hitting errors. Luckily she got out of it and managed to control her nerves and found back to her game. Very good result for tennis and very nice to finally have a Chineese woman playing in a slam final!

TheDream
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
those rallies at the end were tiring just watching.

edificio
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Great way to build on last year, Na! Amazing will. Well done.

bandabou
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
When you can go a whole set without hitting a single winner, then nope..chances of winning become awfully small.

moby
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
and now GOAT interview again. :hearts:

Sean.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Na's interview. :lol:

Polikarpov
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Li Na, Jiayou!:bigclap:

Too bad, Karolina. You had chances to close it out 6-3, 6-2.

V-MAC
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Well done to Na:) I just wanted to hear her on-court interview and she hasn't disappointed:sobbing:

J.Bravo
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Maybe now Woz will realize when the match is on your racket you take it.
She played like a chump!
Credit to Na.

winone23
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Why Caro Why!!!

hablo
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Hilarious on-court post-match interview from Li Na. Always picking on the hubby... :haha:

lovethetennis
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Great job Na :yeah: :worship: :cool:

scoobz
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
OMG fantastic interview!!!!!

it-girl
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Congrats Na:cheer:
Caro:hug:

BepaMaria
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
Tennis is saved:banana:

bandabou
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:20 AM
well done to Na. You have to have guts and go for your shots.

edificio
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
Sam Smith's interview, too much.

Mary Cherry.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
It was so worth it just for the post-match interview.

Keadz
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
SO FUCKING HAPPY!!

Congrats Na :) Amazing comeback, great fight and sooo well deserved.

Another gem of an interview as well :) What a great player for the tour!

Temperenka
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
:lol: Funny interview after the match. :inlove:

Pasta-Na
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
na saved a mp? :eek:

claypova
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
that oncourt interview was epic :haha:

delicatecutter
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
CROWD LOVES NA-GOAT!!!!!! :inlove:

Sasja
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
Na is funny :lol:

Nice interview :D Prize money pulled her through :lol:

helio_c
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
Na's interview :hearts:

DragonFlame
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
So much respect for her! What a fighter, any player could just fold like that after going down, but she kept going. So much heart today, epic from her. Mentally so tough today, she just pulled through.

And a lovely interview as well, maybe the best one even!

So happy for her! :D

tsmile789
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
Super na came to save error na on time!!! Congratz Li Na!!! U made history!!!

thegreendestiny
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
The post-match interview is so funny. She forgot her wedding anniversary was today. :haha:

Sam.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
Li :woohoo: :yeah: and cute interview :)

KBlade
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:21 AM
Li's on court interviews are so funny! :lol:

Nico_E
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Yesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

:haha::wavey: Crapniacki

by FAR player with the balls got the win

beautiful interview on court from Li, a natural character... not manufactured ala 'sweet Caroline' :)

Matt.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
That interview was priceless!

Moveyourfeet
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Pretty low quality match, but very happy Caro is out.
Not a Na fan, however I really appreciate her taking out Caro.
Oh and her on court interviews are :bowdown::bowdown:

Caro needs to add SEVERAL more dimensions to her game. That endless looping will not fly with the very top players.

tommyk75
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
And a star is born :)

Craig.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Best interview ever.

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Hard pill to swallow after having had match point in second set. Had Caroline won that match point, she would've been deserving as she was totally the better player at that point. But after Wozniacki checked out mentally and Na Li raised her game, it was a deserving win for Li.

Caroline will be kicking herself after this one, that's for sure.

On the bright side, this is shaping up to be one of the best slams in ages with some epic matches.

sorceress
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
LMAO@the post match interview...she's so funny.
Man I'm so glad she won!

mariavikafan
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
I'm a fan of Na Li, it's official:hearts::hearts:

Mrs. Dimitrova
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
SO HAPPY! Please win this thing! :sobbing: She didn't even know it's her anniversary with her hubby today.

John.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Bananarama said it best to the world number 1 - NA NA NA NA, NA NA NA NA, HEY HEY HEY, GOODBYE :bigwave:

Na is amaze - Her on court interview was :rolls:

Smitten
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
This interview. :lol: Come on Na "stay relax."

Raiden
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Interviewer: "You were [matchpoint down] what pulled you through?"

Na: "Prize money" :haha:

BlackPanther.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
http://i51.tinypic.com/34fgn7r.jpg

:hysteric::spit::spit:

Na :woohoo::woohoo::woohoo: Total respect. I feel so happy for her, making history. :sobbing:
FUCKING AMAZING! :bounce::bounce::bounce:

young_gunner913
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
Her interview :spit: Na :lol:

FERLKE
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:22 AM
nice match, both fight so hard :eek::worship:

Congrats Na, this is amazing :eek::eek: :hearts:

Caro your time will come, you will be Nº1 for long time :kiss:

Serenita
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb381/InvisibleDuck/HAPPY%20GIF/jumpshout.gif

The whole world united for Na!!

Inger67
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
Hahahahhahahahah! Her interviews are so funny :lol: This really made me like her, I HOPE SHE WINS NOW!!! COME ON NAA :)

Lunaticalm
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
So happy for Li :hug:. A great, great congratulations to her. But my heart breaks for Woz, I want to cry :tears:. Please Li make history again by defeating Clijsters. You deserve all of it.

Watch the Caro haters jump the Li bandwagon. What else is new really.

TuxedoSlam
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
Na :worship:

What a great fighter!

cellophane
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
NaNa saves tennis :hearts:

ElusiveChanteuse
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
Na :haha: Thanks for proving me wrong.:lol: :p
The interview about her not having enough sleep due to her husband's snores, prize money that motivated her to keep going and not really sure about her 5th(?) wedding anniversary just crack me up.:rolls: :worship:

Caro :hug: SuperNa just showed up on time.:p

saul1333
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
My hero :worship: absolved for beating Vika :yeah:

What a great interview :haha:

Renalicious
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
NANA!!! WORSHIP!!!! :worship: :worship: Beautiful moment for tennis and China :sobbing: :sobbing: Go get it gurl, win the whole thing. :sobbing: :sobbing:!

Hilarious interview. :hearts: Love this girl. :tears:

Pasta-Na
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
Interviewer: "You were [matchpoint down] what pulled you through?"

Na: "Prize money" :haha:

not her husband? :o

TheDream
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:23 AM
ErrorNa was so tight and nervous for a set and a half.

What a fighter to come back.

Wozniacki could do nothing once Na dialed in.

i disagree. wozniacki gave everything she had those first 2 sets and was pushing na li back. not to mention her defense was great. she ran out of steam in that final set.

saarsngg
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
Na :hearts::hearts::hearts:

Caro was so defensive even when down :help:

louisa.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
fucking legendary.

*Jean*
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
You gotta love Na! This interview was priceless :lol: :lol:
Well deserved win, hope she can make it through the whole tournament now!

azmad_88
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
keen to know the statistics of the match

tim2502
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
Super Na :hearts:

Bronx19
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
Where is that Caro muff diver, where you at boy?

Moveyourfeet
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
So happy Caro is out.

gmokb
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
Thank you Na, thnak you:worship::worship:

Hope you go on and take the title:bounce:

P.S. She is so funny:lol:

DS.Fan.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:24 AM
soooooo excited!Li Na,u r our hero:)

keithb1961
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:25 AM
Congratulations Li Na..... :)

Sean.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:25 AM
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lew7fiApw51qc9nafo1_500.gif

That .gif is so dirty. :sobbing:

fightserena!!!
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:25 AM
I am really happy for her. I feel like she is always getting so close and then my girl reeree beats her, so I'm glad she made the most of her serena-free draw. Now I hope she wins it all and then serena gets back to beating her next time :) take it all the way!

danieln1
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:25 AM
Now please win the whole tournament... Improves do 2-10 in SF in premier or better!!!

new-york
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:25 AM
Oooohh yeeaaahh.

KoOlMaNsEaN
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:26 AM
What a dramatic match. Heart in my throat for Li Na even though I'm not a huge fan of hers.
:bigclap: Congrats to Li Na and China!

Her aggression won out and her streaks came just at the right times. Cut it close down MP.

Moveyourfeet
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:26 AM
http://i51.tinypic.com/34fgn7r.jpg


:haha:

hurricanejeanne
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:26 AM
tennis Is Saved

Amen, praise the LORD!!!!

Just amazing guts to save matchpoint by Na. That's how you win big matches! That's how you win slams! Save this tour Na! :cheer:

pedropt
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:26 AM
So happy for Li :D

Valanga
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:26 AM
Tennis wins today, no friggin doubt.

Fool
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:26 AM
Hooray for Li Na!

I like her a lot.

Serenita
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
Na Na thank you!!

Geertvg
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
:woohoo: !!!!!!!! Yay Na! SO happy!!! You did it!!

Aww. Caro. I feel sorry for you...


:spit:

Huntress55
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
Caro :sad:

But happy for Na, Im a fan of Kim and I like Vera but I kind of hope she wins thes the title now :hearts:

Serena y Monica
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
So if Kim wins do we get a real #1.

cocco80
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
I'm so glad I stayed up to witness this historic moment for Chinese tennis.
Na was streaky and all over the place at the beginning but eventually she cut down her UE, saved one match point and kept fighting. A true champion.

:yeah:

Tennis won.
Nothing against Caro, but it wouldn't be right seeing her in the finals. She should start working on her game asap.

is1531
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
Na Na thank you!!

What a great interview on ESPN 2 with NA NA. She has already beaten Clijsters this year and she can will beat her again. Na is an entertainer besides being a wonderful tennis player. I keep telling everybody that the WTA needs more characters like Pekovic. Na the Tennis pro comedian.Thank you so much for sinking the PUSH.

Boreas
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
That final set was pretty bad from Caro. Many unforced errors and gifted breaks:( Now win RG!

moby
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:27 AM
GOAT interview. :worship:

Why did you start badly?
My husband was snoring last night *snores*... I wake up every hour.

What gave you the strength to come back?
*thinks for a while* Prize money.

Congratulations on your fifth anniversary.
*confused* huh? It's today? *looks at husband for confirmation. husband looks confused too*
No, no, I think 2 days later.

Is your mother going to come and watch?
No. She stay at home. Everytime I ask her she says, No, I have my own life.

Serenita
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:28 AM
Tennis wins today, no friggin doubt.
:bounce:

Sally Todd
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:28 AM
YES!

NA!

:kiss:

ExXotikal
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:28 AM
Na's giving me so much life!!

http://i985.photobucket.com/albums/ae336/samer24/GIF/oprah1.gif

CrossCourt~Rally
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:28 AM
:woohoo: Whatta match and whatta comeback from Na Li :worship:. My fave to win is still Kim. But i would also be very happy if NA won :cool::bounce:

Nice run WOZ :hug:

Thanks for keeping me up late ladys!:p

Summer_Snow
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:28 AM
Na!! She has totally become one of my new fav after this past month :)
Love her personality and interview hahaha

matty
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:29 AM
:bigclap: Win the whole thing now Na !!! :bigclap:

oleada
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:29 AM
Na Na Na Na, hey hey, goodbye!

I'm so thrilled for Na Li. Her game is a blast when it's on and she's absolutely hilarious. What a way to make history!

And of course, the pusher is gone - tennis wins. Thank you, Na :hearts:

Dominika23
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:29 AM
hope vera beat kim now love to see li na and vera in final don't wanna see a rematch from Medibank International

freeandlonely
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:29 AM
恭喜李娜

Julian.
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:29 AM
:bigclap::bowdown:

Thank you Na! Win the whole thing now!

Roookie
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:30 AM
I feel for Caro, she did play agressive during the first set and a half...but went back to her pusher self letting Na back into the match. The third set was very monotone, seemed like they were playing the same point over and over again :lol:.

Big congrats to Na Li fans and good luck to Caro..she can hit way harder than she does...needs to realize being so passive is not gonna get her any slam.

Jeff
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:30 AM
Go Na!! :D

Pushing to win isn't the way to go, and never deserves a spot in a slam final.

Li really buckled down a lot more there in those final two sets, and showed what a fighter she is. Maintained her nerves well, too. Well Done :yeah: Her on-court interview was hilarious :lol:

njnetswill
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:30 AM
GOAT interview. :worship:

Why did you start badly?
My husband was snoring last night *snores*... I wake up every hour.

What gave you the strength to come back?
*thinks for a while* Prize money.

Congratulations on your fifth anniversary.
*confused* huh? It's today? *looks at husband for confirmation. husband looks confused too*
No, no, I think 2 days later.

Is your mother going to come and watch?
No. She stay at home. Everytime I ask her she says, No, I have my own life.

She definitely gives the best interviews on the women's tour :worship:

theFutureisNow
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:30 AM
keen to know the statistics of the match

Here's all you need to know-

Caro got broken in 6 of her last 7 games, and Li hit 4 times as many winners.

C. W. Fields
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:30 AM
Caro was just 1 point from winning 6-3, 6-4 but she played the MP too nervously. That was one of two major differences between the two players; Caro got nervous and too careful on the most important points while Lina loosened up and dared go for her winners, and succeeded. The other major difference was in serve and ROS. Despite having the faster serve Caro was unable to put Lina under real pressure with her 1st serves and lost her last 3 serve games. She had no aces the whole match and Lina came up with some incredible ROSs on very important points, particularly at 4-3 40-0 2nd set when Caro looked to be closing out the match.
Lina was the most courageous player and deserves the win, congrats to her.
Caro, you poor girl. You must be devastated, being just 1 point from your first AO final. If only you had dared go for a little more on MP.

scoobz
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:30 AM
I'm really happy Li because she had to fight through her demons and her nerves to turn that around from MP down, that's really hard to do.

She had to get her game under her control and get the balance between aggression and solidity right, and she managed that in the end.

Caro, well...it's not like she played badly, and she was at times more aggressive, but still, in a 2 hr 30 match only 10 winners, none at all in the final set? I have no problem with defensive tennis or pushing tennis if it's for a purpose but even with that gameplan, you do need to go for the ball sometimes, and 10 winners out of 90 odd points won is just...it's not enough....you can't beat the best out there playing purely defense...she needs to develop a more offensive mindset out there and then pick her times to go for it more in tight moments.

Fool
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:31 AM
God I hope she beats Kim or Vera.

djb84xi
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:31 AM
I can't believe my eyes. Congratulations to Li Na. She was amazing out there against Wozniacki. She just wouldn't quit and she fought so hard. She's a hell of a competitor and she deserves her place in the final. I kinda feel for Wozniacki, because I know she wanted to kind get the critics off her back about winning a slam, but she's young, and she'll have more opportunities.

On the other hand, I was glad that for once, SOMEONE tested Wozniacki's limits. She's not an overpowering kind of player, and yet she wins her matches so easily, because her opponents are so fragile. That wasn't the case this time around. I think Caroline needs to be tested more before she starts winning slams. It would be better that way.

Nonetheless, I'm proud of Li Na for fighting so hard, and competing at her highest ability. She deserves the win, and because she's worked so hard to get where she is, it would be wonderful to see her win her 1st grand slam title. Congrats to both players. They're both winners.

Petkorazzi
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:31 AM
This match reminded me of Caroline's match against Dokic in 2009. I had the exact same feeling, if Li would step it up just a LITTLE bit, Caroline would not handle it.

Li's drive volleys are a shame. :( They are pretty much non-existant, she failed to hit most of them in the corners, let alone put them away. It helped Caro get back in lots of rallies, but I have to add that, at least during the first and second sets, Wozniacki played the best defense I've seen since probably Jankovic in 2008. Wozniacki would be THE GOAT, if she had the ability to dictate the points. She's got the serve, movement, mentality.

As for Na... I think she got a bit lucky out there. She went for broke on the match point, I think because she had kind of given up somewhat, she really did not seem to be ready to fight it out, but then she saved the match point and suddenly she realized that she was anything but out of it. I'm glad she played good tennis in the final set, and I liked the last rally because she actually broke Caro's forehand down by constantly hitting to it, instead of going for a random low% winner.

CrossCourt~Rally
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:31 AM
Na!! She has totally become one of my new fav after this past month :)
Love her personality and interview hahaha

Me to :D. Maybe she'll become a comedian after finishing her tennis career :p

moby
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:31 AM
i disagree. wozniacki gave everything she had those first 2 sets and was pushing na li back. not to mention her defense was great. she ran out of steam in that final set.I agree that Wozniacki was playing close to her best in the first two sets, especially the second set. Even with Wozniacki at her best, and Na playing pretty much her worst tennis of the tournament, Na still managed to stay in touch. But Na lifted her game in the nick of time, and Wozniacki couldn't do anything about it.

LoveFifteen
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:32 AM
Major respect to Li Na! Fantastic performance. Na is very likeable and funny. Congrats to her and her fans!

Myggen
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:33 AM
Wozniacki is the player who is mentally the strongest in WTA. No doubt about it. In that sense she truly is amazing. Apart from that she has a decent serve, a half decent backhand and the rest is pushing hoping the opponent will miss. If she faces an opponent who is playing good controlled aggression and doesn't choke she finds herself in big trouble. She also doesn't like players who can put great spin on the ball like Stosur. She doesn't think that is a woman's game cause she can't push so effectively against it. So for me she is a player who is very strong mentally, but who I would never dream of spending money to watch. If I didn't have a financial interest in it I would probably not even turn on the TV. It's just too boring to watch. Hopefully they won't be teaching kids this kind of game cause it would be the end of tennis. People want to watch good attacking tennis and not this rubbish.

so much for caro being mentally strong... :tape:
she got mauled by a chinese panda this time. ;)
congrats na for making history! :D

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:33 AM
:woohoo: Whatta match and whatta comeback from Na Li :worship:. My fave to win is still Kim. But i would also be very happy if NA won :cool::bounce:

As much as I ended up thinking Na Li deserved to win this match after turning the tables and starting to dictate, I'll have to root against Na Li in the final. It'll simply be too hard to watch her raise the trophy after Caroline had matchpoint against her in the semi. I'll be like "One point, and that trophy would've been yours, Caroline you stupid fuck" :lol: So please, for the sake of all that is holy, may Clijsters/Zvonareva win the final. Then I'll just tell myself Wozniacki would've lost it too and then the only real difference between semi and final here would be the prize money which I couldn't care less about. #1 was secured after she won QF after all.

kaktusino
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:33 AM
OMG Thank you Na!!! You are amazing! Tennis is SAVED!

Wozniacki :rolls: :rolls: :rolls: 10 winners in a 3 set match at Grand Slam!!!
Whatever people wouldn't say she is a pusher or not, she will never win a Grand Slam tournament with 10 winners :D

ce
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:33 AM
OMG, was shaking at Na's mp :sobbing:
THANK YOU, I LOVE YOU NA NA :sobbing:

Smitten
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:33 AM
Na's 2nd Eurosport interview:

I just wanted to make the winner because I knew she didn't have a lot of winner shot, so I wanted to play the winner

Lin Lin
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:34 AM
Na,so happy,I hope she won't be overhyped in China and won't pressured too much in the final:unsure:

hablo
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:34 AM
2 winners in set 1. :rolls:
0 winners in set 3. :help:

Great player, our world #1.

Caro :help: :tape: :o

Still can't get over how Li Na hung in there. At *4-3 for Wozniacki, I'd swear Li Na started hitting her shots with less power and it through off the Dane. Then she started putting some power in her shots at key times!!!! :worship:
Wozniacki also seemed to tire but she's the twenty year old... :eek:

Bonfire
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:34 AM
:sad: for Caro...so close! She got extra passive when serving for the match...that was very frustrating to watch as a fan.

But congrats to Na!! Her post-match interview was really cute:)

Chakvenus
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:35 AM
Li, you beautiful, beautiful soul.
Please, now take this momentum and march to your first GS - it's MORE than earned.

Caroline - no words for you. When it became clear that Na wasn't going to keep up the first set shit-fest, you didn't even try to alter anything. Really, she deserved to lose, Na's outstanding play aside.

iGOAT
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:36 AM
Caro was bad in the third :sad::tape:.

matty
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:36 AM
I couldn't bear to watch this match--I so wanted Na to win--thank goodness she did!

Spring Pools
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:37 AM
I turned off the TV three or four times in fright. So happy with this result. Ironic that the match point ended with an error from Caro and not a winner from Na.

simonsaystennis
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:37 AM
Sad for Wozniacki :sad: Although she's not a favorite of mine, it must be just gutting to lose that after having a match point, points to send the second to a TB, and up an early break in the third. Hope she recovers from this. She's a nice girl, and I really do respect her consistency.

But SO excited for Li Na! What an opportunity! And when she is on, her game is beautiful. It will be an interesting final.

Rod the Bama
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:37 AM
Once again i have to say why couldn`t you finish her off Caroline? :sad:

http://i962.photobucket.com/albums/ae108/Emqtpi21/My%20Gifs%20to%20Me/tumblr_l5zgogFW4i1qbpxpa.gif

Miss Atomic Bomb
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:37 AM
Wozniacki played her absolute best in the first two sets, she was hitting forehand winners, returning really well, anticipating really well and putting Na in a lot of awkward positions. Na on the other hand was playing quite controlled (Like against Petkovic, which was never going to work against Wozniacki).

I am glad she started taking more risk late in the second set and played extremely well in the clutch situations (especially down mp).

As much as I ended up thinking Na Li deserved to win this match after turning the tables and starting to dictate, I'll have to root against Na Li in the final. It'll simply be too hard to watch her raise the trophy after Caroline had matchpoint against her in the semi. I'll be like "One point, and that trophy would've been yours, Caroline you stupid fuck" :lol:

No it wouldnt have, tennis is about matchups too, Na has the weapons to power through Kim, does Wozniacki?

Its like saying, 'if Dementieva had taken that matchpoint against Serena in Wimbledon 2009 semifinal, she would've won the title'.

dragonflies
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:38 AM
http://i51.tinypic.com/34fgn7r.jpg

Come on NA, total respect :bowdown: Please win tthe title :sobbing: So happy.
Whoa, what a come back, :bounce::bounce::bounce:

Congrats Na, you really deserve it. Good luck in the final.
Great match with lots of good play and dramas although sloppy at times. Na didn't play as good as her previous match and got so nervous. Credit to Woniacki, she hit a lot better today. Agressive defense, hardly giving any free points until later in the match. But it's hard to see her as a number one player with her style of play. Imagine 2 boxers playing, if one boxer plays defense, having his face punched a tons and hardly punch back, then at last win the match b/c his opponent miss more. it's not a good scence that a champion with his swollen face and the loser standing up hardly any damage , is it?

PMBH
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:38 AM
Very disappointed. Caro should have decided this one in two sets. Li Na was best in the third.

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:38 AM
i disagree. wozniacki gave everything she had those first 2 sets and was pushing na li back. not to mention her defense was great. she ran out of steam in that final set.

I don't think it was lack of steam. I think it was that missed matchpoint lurking in the back of her head.

Sally Todd
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:38 AM
Major respect to Li Na! Fantastic performance. Na is very likeable and funny. Congrats to her and her fans!

THIS. :D

AnDrEi.b
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:39 AM
Congrats Na :cheer:

djb84xi
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:39 AM
Li, you beautiful, beautiful soul.
Please, now take this momentum and march to your first GS - it's MORE than earned.

Caroline - no words for you. When it became clear that Na wasn't going to keep up the first set shit-fest, you didn't even try to alter anything. Really, she deserved to lose, Na's outstanding play aside.

I agree. I didn't understand why she didn't change her game plan. Li made her pay the price for her mistakes and pulled off a great upset win. Li has worked so hard the last few years to get where she is and I definitely think she deserves to win this title. I'll be pulling for her.

SAISAI-GOAT
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:41 AM
OMG, was shaking at Na's mp :sobbing:
THANK YOU, I LOVE YOU NA NA :sobbing:

:hug:

Na's fans all over the world shaking :lol:

HRHoliviasmith
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:42 AM
History! :worship: WIN IT ALL NA!!!!!

Caro :hug: your time will come.

Now Vera please handle your business. :mad:

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:42 AM
No it wouldnt have, tennis is about matchups too, Na has the weapons to power through Kim, does Wozniacki?

You can rationalize it all you want but if Na Li ends up with the trophy I'll be thinking it could've been Caro's if she had just taken that matchpoint in the semi. That'll be a stake through the heart. So as much as I like Na Li, she simply must lose the final or I'll never be able to forgive Caro for that missed matchpoint :lol: If Clijsters (or Zvonareva) makes mincemeat out of Na Li in the final, it'll be so much easier to accept.

justineheninfan
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:43 AM
Some #1 Wozniacki is. Li Na plays her worst match of the year by far, is down match point to lose in 2 sets, and still beats her. :lol:

DOUBLEFIST
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:44 AM
Thank goodness for Na!

Junior tennis should not be played in a WTA grand slam semi final.

Libertango
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:46 AM
So happy right now. :bounce:

Na - you're beautiful. :hearts:

:cheer:

Nothing else to say.

CloudAtlas
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:48 AM
I am actually heartbroken. I never knew tennis could hurt so much...i would have preferred a quick match where Caro won 4-5 points...i feel so...numb. Actually just cried which i've never done after any Caro loss.

Huge congrats to Na though, I am actually delighted for her. She's an inspiration and I wish her the best of luck for the final. :-)

Merseykmight
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:49 AM
What a victory!!!!!She almost died in the second set but she just servived!!!Thay was epic!!!
Great contribution to Chinese and Asian tennis!!

mariavikafan
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:49 AM
I am actually heartbroken. I never knew tennis could hurt so much...i would have preferred a quick match where Caro won 4-5 points...i feel so...numb. Actually just cried which i've never done after any Caro loss.

Huge congrats to Na though, I am actually delighted for her. She's an inspiration and I wish her the best of luck for the final. :-)

:lol::lol::lol:

Lacrish
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:51 AM
fucking awesome,u rock,Na :bowdown:
would've thought pusher would push u to the death after watching 1st set,but u proved me wrong eventually :sobbing:
GL in final! :yeah:

Pasta-Na
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:52 AM
2 - 10 premier or above :p

Valanga
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:53 AM
Oh by the way - the real great wall of China def. the usurper wall of denmark

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:55 AM
I am actually heartbroken. I never knew tennis could hurt so much...i would have preferred a quick match where Caro won 4-5 points...i feel so...numb. Actually just cried which i've never done after any Caro loss.

Huge congrats to Na though, I am actually delighted for her. She's an inspiration and I wish her the best of luck for the final. :-)

Hehe, I'd never be able to cry over a tennis match, but I do agree it was one incredibly frustrating experience. At 6-3 5-4 40-30 I could literally taste the final. I was like, really, is it going to be this easy? But of course it wasn't and the rest of the match I just kept thinking she wasted her chance. Which is probably what Caro was thinking as well as she became extremely passive. Na Li must've felt she was granted a second chance at life from the heaven's gates themselves and obviously that's going to boost your game. Great drama match for WTA though.

Stern
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:58 AM
li doesn't deserve this win. she played like shit before faced MP, just don't know why she's always been so lucky when almost being defeated... like last year against Szavay and Venus... disgusting

PhilePhile
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:59 AM
Some #1 Wozniacki is. Li Na plays her worst match of the year by far, is down match point to lose in 2 sets, and still beats her. :lol:

That is because the court on the other side looks much smaller when playing against Caroline.

mariahdg
Jan 27th, 2011, 04:59 AM
:worship::worship::worship:

Pasta-Na
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:00 AM
:worship::worship::worship:

cup cup sister. :speakles:

Valanga
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:00 AM
li doesn't deserve this win. she played like shit before faced MP, just don't know why she's always been so lucky when almost being defeated... like last year against Szavay and Venus... disgusting

a player hit 10 winners in a 3 setter, zero winner in the third doesn't as well.

PhilePhile
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:02 AM
li doesn't deserve this win. she played like shit before faced MP, just don't know why she's always been so lucky when almost being defeated... like last year against Szavay and Venus... disgusting

Got to be good to be lucky. Li Na does have a reputation for playing her best tennis on life support, LOL.

Ntosake
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:02 AM
Way to hang in there, Na! Congrats on your historic trip to the finals.

Good tourney run, Caro, get 'em next time.

Lin Lin
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:02 AM
:worship::worship::worship:

:eek::eek::eek:

Valanga
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:03 AM
Fuck you Caro :weirdo: never been the most talented, but has certainly never been a choker.

Second year in a row Na Li has saved match points to get so far :fiery:.

Please, PLEASE save the WTA AGAIN Kim!!!

Did Li have MP against vee last year :eek:?

Belmont Lad
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:03 AM
Well done Na Li! :yeah: So hilarious and cute in the on court interview as well. :lol: The "world #1" however..... :tape::wavey:

mariahdg
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:03 AM
cup cup sister. :speakles:

:p

silverwhite
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:04 AM
As much as I ended up thinking Na Li deserved to win this match after turning the tables and starting to dictate, I'll have to root against Na Li in the final. It'll simply be too hard to watch her raise the trophy after Caroline had matchpoint against her in the semi. I'll be like "One point, and that trophy would've been yours, Caroline you stupid fuck" :lol: So please, for the sake of all that is holy, may Clijsters/Zvonareva win the final. Then I'll just tell myself Wozniacki would've lost it too and then the only real difference between semi and final here would be the prize money which I couldn't care less about. #1 was secured after she won QF after all.

:cuckoo:

Even if Na wins, it won't mean that Wozniacki would have won

Spring Pools
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:04 AM
Got to be good to be lucky. Li Na does have a reputation for playing her best tennis on life support, LOL.
This
Congrats to Li Na again. She should buy herself something big.

kfh_9118
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:05 AM
so proud of being Li Na fan atm :woohoo:

hablo
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:05 AM
:cuckoo:

Even if Na wins, it won't mean that Wozniacki would have won

Exactly. That is some twisted logic. :tape::haha:

Lachy
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:05 AM
Caro was playing pretty much at full capacity in the majority of the first two sets...she looked really solid and relaxed with the occasion. However, I've said it before, you don't win a grandslam with the mentality of waiting for the opponent to hit the error. Yes she can win 100's of matches with that mentality, however it doesn't get you through the big moments.

PLP
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:05 AM
Maybe now Woz will realize when the match is on your racket you take it.
She played like a chump!
Credit to Na.

This is a good point actually.

Caroline has so many gifts on the court, she needs to step it up on those crucial points. This could end up being a VERY GOOD loss for her, hope she learns from it.

Awesome for Na!
She has been playing so well, excellent way to step it up after that first set.

kittyking
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:05 AM
I'm so happy!!!

DragonFlame
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:06 AM
li doesn't deserve this win. she played like shit before faced MP, just don't know why she's always been so lucky when almost being defeated... like last year against Szavay and Venus... disgusting

So basically players that fight it out and win, after going for their shots and staying mentally tough, don't deserve it? :tape: This wasn't luck, this was determination. She wanted it more. :)

Caro will get her chances, but now it's all about the first chinese woman ever in a slamfinal! :worship: Go for it, win it! :bounce:

Serenita
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:06 AM
From 3-6 2-4 0-30, saving one MP at 3-6 4-5* :sobbing: :hysteric:

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lew7fiApw51qc9nafo1_500.gif

:lol:

CloudAtlas
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:06 AM
Hehe, I'd never be able to cry over a tennis match, but I do agree it was one incredibly frustrating experience. At 6-3 5-4 40-30 I could literally taste the final. I was like, really, is it going to be this easy? But of course it wasn't and the rest of the match I just kept thinking she wasted her chance. Which is probably what Caro was thinking as well as she became extremely passive. Na Li must've felt she was granted a second chance at life from the heaven's gates themselves and obviously that's going to boost your game. Great drama match for WTA though.

Well I think the tears were from the frustration anyway...firstly I never expected Caro to win, then she took the 1st set but I still expected her to screw up her lead yet she got a match point then just went downhill! I had to let those rollercoaster emotions out somehow or else my brain would have exploded :-P

ElusiveChanteuse
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:06 AM
:p

Hi Shalalalalacup sis!:wavey:

Smitten
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:07 AM
Did Li have MP against vee last year :eek:?

Szavay.

Mikey.
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:07 AM
OMG Na! :sobbing: I'm so happy!

silverwhite
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:08 AM
You can rationalize it all you want but if Na Li ends up with the trophy I'll be thinking it could've been Caro's if she had just taken that matchpoint in the semi. That'll be a stake through the heart. So as much as I like Na Li, she simply must lose the final or I'll never be able to forgive Caro for that missed matchpoint :lol: If Clijsters (or Zvonareva) makes mincemeat out of Na Li in the final, it'll be so much easier to accept.

I would cheer for Na anyway, but this will make me cheer for her harder :D

Iaco
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:09 AM
Justice was done!:)

claypova
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:10 AM
Did Li have MP against vee last year :eek:?

IIRC, no :scratch:

Prizeidiot
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:11 AM
Caroline probably played her best possible tennis for the first 1.5 sets and played with some aggression I didn't think she had, but reverted back to type at match point. I did feel the match was always on Na's racket though. It's incredible to think that Na could appear so mentally fragile for so much of the match, just missing everything, and then somehow turn into a beast from match point down.

Congrats to Na Li anyway, her interviews are legendary. I'm pretty sure the Sam Smith got the anniversary date wrong, I think both she and her husband appeared to think it was the 29th, and I would trust their accuracy over the media guide's anyday :p

makirilenko
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:11 AM
Thank God

goldenlox
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:12 AM
I am actually heartbroken. I never knew tennis could hurt so much...i would have preferred a quick match where Caro won 4-5 points...i feel so...numb. Actually just cried which i've never done after any Caro loss.

Huge congrats to Na though, I am actually delighted for her. She's an inspiration and I wish her the best of luck for the final. :-)She is 20, and this happens to everyone. Serena was serving 4-2 40-0 in the 3rd to Sveta and lost.
Sveta has lost with match point at majors a few times.
Its a good sign that she came back from getting broken at 63 43 40-0 & got back to match point.
It wasnt the final. I keep telling Dementieva fans that even if she won that match point against Serena, Venus was waiting in the final.

Overall, Caro shows there is a lot to look forward to.

Derek.
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:14 AM
wtf. :sobbing:

M.P
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:15 AM
Thank you Na Na
try to play your best against Kim seems to be
i am freaking happy
finally calmed down :yeah:
proud to be a chinese
i can't wait next few year and tennis in china shining bright!!!
expecially all those 1994 gurls!!

Pops Maellard
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:15 AM
She is 20, and this happens to everyone. Serena was serving 4-2 40-0 in the 3rd to Sveta and lost.
Sveta has lost with match point at majors a few times.
Its a good sign that she came back from getting broken at 63 43 40-0 & got back to match point.
It wasnt the final. I keep telling Dementieva fans that even if she won that match point against Serena, Venus was waiting in the final.

Overall, Caro shows there is a lot to look forward to.

Wozniacki is no Serena. This is yet another slam where as soon as her opponent steps up their game, Caro is gone.

You need to stop coming up with excuses for every loss. :lol: A #1 player should find their way past these kinds of situations...

But for Caro everyone seems to lower their expectations significantly. :tape:

goldenlox
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:20 AM
I thought she was going to win. The match was going in a good way for Caro, until it got to 63 55.
No excuses, she has not won amajor, and if she won this, its still not a final.

mdterp01
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:20 AM
My boyfriend just said its the best day in women's tennis EVER!!! :spit:

WozTakesAll
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:21 AM
So close Caro! Better luck next time, you will get there soon!

2 winners in set 1. :rolls:
0 winners in set 3. :help:

Great player, our world #1.

Yes because Caro's game is about hitting winners... do you even watch tennis?

goldenlox
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:22 AM
I like the level of play. Caro plays like this all the time, she will spend a lot of time at #1

Pops Maellard
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:25 AM
I like the level of play. Caro plays like this all the time, she will spend a lot of time at #1

I guess you switched off during the third set then.

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:26 AM
Wozniacki is no Serena. This is yet another slam where as soon as her opponent steps up their game, Caro is gone.

Didn't the exact same thing happen to Serena against Kuznetsova at the French?

Caro's level dropped after she missed the matchpoint and started internally kicking herself for it. That's what ALLOWED Na Li to raise her game in the first place. So it was a case of Caro's level dropping and Na Li's ditto going up as a result, not a case of Na Li's level suddenly leapfrogging Caro's.

goldenlox
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:27 AM
That's a new situation for Caro, blowing a match point in a match this big.
She is still learning. She didnt win a tier i until summer of 2010.
Li Na is in her 1st slam final at 28 and 11 months.

Caro has years ahead. The level of play was good enough to win.
Not holding at 63 43 40-0, then broken with match point at 63 54 ad, thats the problem.
She needs more bite on her serve. Or better placement. Some improvement somewhere.
Broken too often

Valanga
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:28 AM
:haha: @ the danish posters grasping at straws

Pops Maellard
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:28 AM
:haha: @ the danish posters grasping at straws

And Goldenlox, posting the same old delusional BS over and over again.

kman
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:30 AM
That's a new situation for Caro, blowing a match point in a match this big.
She is still learning. She didnt win a tier i until summer of 2010.
Li Na is in her 1st slam final at 28 and 11 months.

Caro has years ahead.

True. I hope Caro looks at the bright side. Because if not, a loss like this can surely mess you up and have you kicking yourself for a long time.

Like Caro's assisting coach just said in an interview, this is definitely her most painful loss ever.

Serenita
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:30 AM
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f271/SweetRevenge791/GIf%20Photos/kangaroo_kicks_water.gif

Keadz
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:31 AM
Didn't the exact same thing happen to Serena against Kuznetsova at the French?

Caro's level dropped after she missed the matchpoint and started internally kicking herself for it. That's what ALLOWED Na Li to raise her game in the first place. So it was a case of Caro's level dropping and Na Li's ditto going up as a result, not a case of Na Li's level suddenly leapfrogging Caro's.

Na came out in that 4-5 game and hit like 2 return winners, her level clearly rose...and that's all she needed. I like Caro, but Na definitely raised her level before Caro's dropped and that was all she needed.

Jane Lane
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:34 AM
OMG Na :worship::worship: GOAT
I forgive you for beating Vika.

Pasta-Na
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:35 AM
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f271/SweetRevenge791/GIf%20Photos/kangaroo_kicks_water.gif

wtf :spit:

goldenlox
Jan 27th, 2011, 05:36 AM
True. I hope Caro looks at the bright side. Because if not, a loss like this can surely mess you up and have you kicking yourself for a long time.

Like Caro's assisting coach just said in an interview, this is definitely her most painful loss ever.When you play in a lot of big matches, there are going to be painful losses.
Kim had a lot of those earlier in her career.
Its comes with big matches, those are where you play other good players. So shit can happen.