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SVK
Aug 23rd, 2011, 04:47 PM
A GS Q win and 40 points for Petra:hearts:

BlueTrees
Aug 23rd, 2011, 04:48 PM
RoGOATska :sobbing:

JJ's biatch
Aug 23rd, 2011, 04:51 PM
Petra, beat Erakovic as well :unsure:

Ballbasher
Aug 23rd, 2011, 04:54 PM
Great win! :worship: I don't think she has much of a chance to qualify, but playing a GSQ again must feel amazing for her and now she even gains 40pts. :D Hopefully these are not her last USO. :)

igralec33
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:03 PM
OMG. :D I'm really happy for this lady. :bounce: Such a shame she is playing against Erakovic now. :(

basset
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:05 PM
oh happy day! petra won!:)

BlueTrees
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:06 PM
Why does everyone love Rampre so much? :scratch:

Drake1980
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:08 PM
Awesome! :)

Shvedbarilescu
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:09 PM
Why does everyone love Rampre so much? :scratch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL1WrP2wXWI

Because she is an incredibly joyful and sweet person with a great attitude who lives and breathes tennis every day of her life. :)

Wert.
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:11 PM
I though Rampre is American Girl :facepalm:

SVK
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:12 PM
Why does everyone love Rampre so much? :scratch:

Because she didn´t give up despite having personal and health problems and she can (serve-)volleying :hearts:

igralec33
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:13 PM
Wow, just noticed Rampre hit 13 aces! :eek: :worship:

Petkorazzi
Aug 23rd, 2011, 05:41 PM
Fucking inspirational. Step to this, bitches. :p

simonsaystennis
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:00 PM
Two years ago I thought Olivia was a lock on the top 50. Played out of her mind and had posted really promising results all year. Now she's barely top 200 :sobbing:

nevetssllim
Aug 23rd, 2011, 06:33 PM
Petra :yeah: :D

tennisbuddy12
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:14 PM
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20090418/ARTICLE/904181043?p=1&tc=pg

Is this her? :awww:

http://www.hot4tennis.com/wp-content/gallery/tennis-profiles01/Petra%20Rampre/Petra%20Rampre015.jpg

That's Amanda Fink

I'm so happy for Petra. I saw her in 2007 and to see the improvement on/off the court is amazing. She knows she isn't getting any younger and is such a breath of fresh air. GO PETRA! :cheer:

Sammo
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:16 PM
Wow congratulations! Keep going Petra!

Randy H
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:34 PM
What a nice result, Petra's had an outstanding year :yeah: Hope she can keep going!

Sasja
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:34 PM
Petra :yeah:

Next round will be really tough, but this is great for her :D

*Jool*
Aug 23rd, 2011, 07:51 PM
that's what happens sometimes when dedication feeds you , congrats to miss Petra Rampre :yeah:

CrossCourt~Rally
Aug 24th, 2011, 01:11 AM
:woohoo: Soooo happy for Petra :D:bounce:

auntie janie
Aug 24th, 2011, 01:32 AM
:woohoo: Soooo happy for Petra :D:bounce:

Me, too. It was great just to see she made the qualy field! The win was icing on the cake. :dance: :yippee:

CoryAnnAvants#1
Aug 24th, 2011, 03:22 AM
I watched the second set of this match and Petra had the best serve out of any woman in the qualifying, hands down. She had 9 aces in that set and while serving at 2-0, actually held at love with four aces in a row:eek:

The problem is that as good as her serve is and as speedy as she is, she didn't hit a single groundstroke winner the entire set and her backhand is a major liability. If Rogowska got the serve back and the rally went longer than a few shots, she won the point most of the time. That being said, I think Petra has the potential to be a solid top 150 player, which would be amazing considering she's been languishing in the 400s for a decade, but somebody like Erakovic in the next round will make quick work of her.

As for Rogowska, same old story. One or two brilliant games followed up by three or four of total crap.

Kəv.
Aug 24th, 2011, 07:15 AM
Livvia :bigcry:

Boreas
Aug 24th, 2011, 09:47 AM
This is only Petra's second win in Grand slam qualies, the other one also being from the US open - in 1999;)

LightsOut!
Aug 24th, 2011, 10:32 AM
Petra :yeah:
Liv :tape:

Sombrerero loco
Aug 24th, 2011, 10:38 AM
liv is not rogoatska anymore...