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Cinek
Dec 6th, 2012, 06:36 PM
1st week - Auckland (Aga), Brisbane (Ula) [Aga 1st seed, Ula in MD]
2nd week - Sydney (Aga and Ula) [Aga 1st seed with bye in R1, Ula last in MD]
3rd week - Australian Open (Aga and Ula)
4th week - Australian Open (Aga and probably Ula)
5th week - free (Aga), Paris (Ula in MD)
6th week - probably Fed Cup (Aga and Ula)

;)

saul1333
Dec 12th, 2012, 03:56 PM
Good luck!

Gary101
Dec 19th, 2012, 02:41 PM
Ula is playing Paris (Premier) in Week 5:

http://www.opengdfsuez.com/#/joueuses/joueuses-simple

Cinek
Dec 19th, 2012, 06:26 PM
Thanks for the info ;)

Cinek
Dec 28th, 2012, 11:52 PM
AUCKLAND MAIN DRAW SINGLES


(1)Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) v Kristina Mladenovic (FRA)
Simona Halep (ROU) v Arantxa Rus (NED)
(wc)Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) v Elena Vesnina (RUS)
Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino (ESP) v (6)Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ)

(4)Jie Zheng (CHN) v Jamie Hampton (USA)
Q v Marina Erakovic (NZL)
Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) v Kiki Bertens (NED)
Heather Watson (GBR) v (5)Sorana Cirstea (ROU)

(7)Christina McHale (USA) v Pauline Parmentier (FRA)
Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) v Kirsten Flipkens (BEL)
Q v Romina Oprandi (SUI)
Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) v (3)Yanina Wickmayer (BEL)

(8)Mona Barthel (GER) v Q
(wc)Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) v (wc)Coco Vandeweghe (USA)
Johanna Larsson (SWE) v Misaki Doi (JPN)
Q v (2)Julia Goerges (GER)


Good luck :)

saul1333
Dec 29th, 2012, 12:08 AM
Good luck

saul1333
Dec 29th, 2012, 12:35 AM
Tough draw to start the year

(1)Victoria Azarenka (BLR) v BYE
Sabine Lisicki (GER) v Lucie Safarova (CZE)
Urszula Radwanska (POL) v Tamira Paszek (AUT)
Q v (8)Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)

(3)Serena Williams (USA) v Varvara Lepchenko (USA)
Alize Cornet (FRA) v Q
Sloane Stephens (USA) v Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
Sofia Arvidsson (SWE) v (7)Samantha Stosur (AUS)

(6)Petra Kvitova (CZE) v Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP)
Lucie Hradecka (CZE) v Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
(wc)Olivia Rogowska (AUS) v Q
Anna Tatishvili (GEO) v (4)Angelique Kerber (GER)

(5)Sara Errani (ITA) v Q
Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) v Lourdes Dominguez Lino (ESP)
Roberta Vinci (ITA) v (wc)Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS)
BYE v (2)Maria Sharapova (RUS)

saul1333
Dec 29th, 2012, 04:22 PM
Show Court 1 11am start

1. U. Radwanska vs T. Paszek
2. L. Hradecka vs A. Pavlyuchenkova
3. D. Hantuchova vs L. Dominguez Lino

Endru.
Dec 29th, 2012, 04:51 PM
is there gonna be a stream for Ula's?

saul1333
Dec 29th, 2012, 04:52 PM
Yes

Gary101
Dec 29th, 2012, 06:40 PM
Tough draw for Ula. Paszec is a very on-off player.

Aga should win Auckland easily if her heart is in it. A title would give her great confidence going into the Aussie Open.

Cinek
Dec 29th, 2012, 09:23 PM
Go Ula!

Stream - livescorehunter.com or fromsport.com :)

saul1333
Dec 30th, 2012, 02:04 AM
Ula won 2-6, 6-0, 6-2

Played great :)

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/12/ug07.jpg
http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/11/b92s.jpg

saul1333
Dec 31st, 2012, 04:02 AM
http://www.asbclassic.co.nz/media/uploads/order_of_play_-_tuesday_1st_january_2013.pdf

Third on center.

Ula v Pervak next round.

Gary101
Dec 31st, 2012, 01:43 PM
Show Court 1 - 11:00am
1. ATP
2. ATP
3. Petra Kvitova vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
4. Urszula radwanska vs. Ksenia Pervak
5. Errani/Vinci vs. Jurak/Marosi
6. ATP

Cinek
Dec 31st, 2012, 02:19 PM
Show Court 1 - 11.00 am
Denis Istomin vs. Martin Klizan
Tatasuma Ito vs. John Millman
Petra Kvitova vs. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Urszula Radwańska vs. Ksenia Pervak
Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci vs. Darija Jurak/Katlin Marosi
Marcelo Melo/Tommy Robredo vs. Matthew Ebden/Marinko Matosevic

Center Court - 12:00 noon
Svetlana Kuznetsova/Yanina Wickmayer vs. Cara Black/Anastasia Rodionova
Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino vs. Yaroslava Shvedova
Agnieszka Radwańska vs. Greta Arn
Stephanie Dubois vs. Marina Erakovic


Go Aga and Ula! :)

saul1333
Dec 31st, 2012, 05:35 PM
Good luck good luck

Kasey
Dec 31st, 2012, 07:47 PM
Cruise for the title Aga!

saul1333
Jan 1st, 2013, 02:27 AM
6-2, 6-2
Halep next

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/338/j2z6.jpg
http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/15/5wnm.jpg

Cinek
Jan 1st, 2013, 02:44 AM
Aga :)

Go Ula!! :)

saul1333
Jan 1st, 2013, 02:56 AM
From a chilly Polish Christmas to our sunny shores

A stifling hot and humid Auckland day is a far cry from the near freezing conditions in Krakow in Poland that ASB Classic top seed Agnieszka Radwanska left just after Christmas.

Agnieszka Radwanska speaks to the media

The season professional is unfazed by the 25 degree change in temperature and within hours of touching down in Auckland is already au fait with our weather predicting a fine week ahead.

“I hear this year it is going to be OK”, said the world no.4.

After spending most of the year on tour away from her homeland, the 23-year-old was adamant she wanted to be in Poland for Christmas.

“I was always spending Christmas at home. I’ll have 3-4 days here (before she plays today) so I’ll be fine.”

After practicing indoors in Poland she has been keen to get plenty of time on Auckland’s blue courts before today’s clash against qualifier Greta Arn.

“It’s going to be tough after the off season. Practice is so different from matches. I have to be focused from the first point.”

It is the Pole’s first visit to our shores and she’s already taken a shining to the haka, having enjoyed a live performance at the players’ party on Saturday night.

Last year was a “great season” where she reached her first major final at Wimbledon and peaked at no.2 in the world.

“Being in the final of a Grand Slam, I think this is the dream that I had when I was a kid. I have always done well there (Wimbledon) as a junior. Winning in 2005 (junior title) and then seven years later I was playing on centre court in the final.”

While all eyes were on her Wimbledon effort, where she pushed Serena Williams all the way, her selection as flag bearer for the Polish team at the Olympics is a moment dear to her heart.

“It was a big honour. I was really excited. I was the first woman to carry the flag in Polish history. It was a big moment for me.”

Let’s hope Kiwi fans get to enjoy a few special moments from the Pole this week.

http://www.asbclassic.co.nz/news/chilly-polish-christmas-our-sunny-shores

saul1333
Jan 1st, 2013, 04:51 AM
Center Court 12.00
Romina Oprandi v Yanina Wickmayer
Johanna Larsson v Anastasija Sevastova or Julia Goerges
Jamie Hampton v Marina Erakovic
Julia Goerges/Yarosalva Shvedova v Abigail Guthrie/Emma Hayman or Yuliya Beygelzimer/Julia Glushko
NB 7.00
Agnieszka Radwanska v Simona Halep

saul1333
Jan 1st, 2013, 07:48 AM
Ula lost 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(6). Had 4 mps :sobbing:

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/197/xlsn.jpg

Cinek
Jan 1st, 2013, 02:23 PM
Ula :sad:

Good luck Aga! :)

saul1333
Jan 2nd, 2013, 06:46 AM
6-3, 6-1 :)

Vesnina next

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/18/4h56.jpg

Jerem
Jan 2nd, 2013, 10:11 AM
Well done, Aga :yeah:
Vesnina could be tough to beat... or not, it's quite random. Aga hasn't won the title yet, there's a few very good players remaining in the draw.

Gary101
Jan 2nd, 2013, 11:31 AM
This was Aga's 350th match win and this will be her 60th WTA QF.

Good luck Aga.

Cinek
Jan 2nd, 2013, 11:49 AM
Aga :)
Keep going ;)

Cinek
Jan 2nd, 2013, 12:44 PM
Center Court - 12:00 noon
Mona Barthel vs. Johanna Larsson
Kirsten Flipkens vs. Yanina Wickmayer
Agnieszka Radwańska vs. Elena Vesnina
Liga Dekmeijere/Megan Moulton-Levy vs. Cara Black/Anastasia Rodionova
Not before 7:30 pm
Jamie Hampton vs. Kiki Bertens
Jill Craybas/Eleni Danilidou vs. Julie Coin/Marie-Eve Pelletier


Good luck!

saul1333
Jan 3rd, 2013, 04:49 AM
6-3, 6-3. Hampton or Bertens in the SF

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/838/jmve.jpg

Jerem
Jan 3rd, 2013, 09:14 AM
The scoreboard indicates 8 aces for Aga :)

Cinek
Jan 3rd, 2013, 03:05 PM
Aga :worship:

Center Court - 12:00 noon
Yanina Wickmayer vs. Mona Barthel
Agnieszka Radwańska vs. Jamie Hampton
Julia Goerges/Yaroslava Shvedova vs. Julie Coin/Marie-Eve Pelletier


Good luck! :hearts:

saul1333
Jan 3rd, 2013, 05:28 PM
The scoreboard indicates 8 aces for Aga :)

Yeah she finished the first set with her 4th and they only counted 3 for the set.

saul1333
Jan 4th, 2013, 12:13 AM
(1)A.Radwanska
Dellacqua v Q
Paszek v Jankovic
Vinci v (8)Petrova

(4)Li v McHale
Q v Hantuchova
Safarova v Q
Zheng v (6)Stosur

(5)Kvitova v Cibulkova
Lepchenko v Makarova
(wc)Rogowska v Kirilenko
Q v (3)Errani

(7)Wozniacki v U. Radwanska
Goerges v Q
Wickamyer v Q
(2)Kerber v BYE

The match that should have happened in Brisbane.

Cinek
Jan 4th, 2013, 12:59 AM
No bad draw for Aga :), but no good for Ula :sad:

saul1333
Jan 4th, 2013, 02:12 AM
7-6, 7-6. Mess of a match but 15th final :)

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/6/dmx9.jpg

Cinek
Jan 4th, 2013, 02:18 AM
Aga ;)

Jerem
Jan 4th, 2013, 08:29 AM
She just can't play at this level in the final. Today I think the wind made some damages too, hopefully Aga will show another face tomorrow... At least Wickmayer doesn't have Hampton's abilities to hit so many winners from nowhere, so maybe Aga will be able to play her game better.

Rest Maria!
Jan 4th, 2013, 02:52 PM
She just can't play at this level in the final. Today I think the wind made some damages too, hopefully Aga will show another face tomorrow... At least Wickmayer doesn't have Hampton's abilities to hit so many winners from nowhere, so maybe Aga will be able to play her game better.

No, it's Aga playing terrible (she wasn't in great form in IW either), after hitting serve/return she was immediately receding deep behind the baseline and staying there and barely moving at all. We've seen Aga fending off much better ballbashers than Hampton.

Tough draw for Aga in Sydney, she might lose early which I think would be for the best.

rucolo
Jan 4th, 2013, 05:31 PM
Aga into Auckland final ! :cheer:

Ugly win. Another weak match against Hampton. Slow, too passive. Should have finished the match earlier. Aga was leading 7-6 4-0 and only won 7-6 7-6. The match was a mess, hope Aga improves in final vs Wickmayer.

saul1333
Jan 4th, 2013, 06:20 PM
Saturday, January 05, 2013
Center Court
12:00[1] J. Goerges/Y. Shvedova (GER/KAZ) V C. Black/A.Rodionova (ZIM/AUS)
14:00[1] Agnieszka Radwanska(POL) V [3] Yanina Wickmayer (BEL)

Cinek
Jan 4th, 2013, 09:13 PM
Go Aga!

saul1333
Jan 5th, 2013, 01:53 AM
6-4, 6-4

Starts the year right :)

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/339/edqo.jpg

Trey
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:06 AM
Big Up 2 Aga Title number 11

StoneRose
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:15 AM
Congrats Aga :cheer:.

Gary101
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:17 AM
11/15 in Finals. Onto Sydney and hopefully some better quality matches against a tougher field.

Cinek
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:25 AM
11. single title :)

Good luck in Sydney! ;)

Brad[le]y.
Jan 5th, 2013, 06:00 AM
:tape:

She really didn't look like she gave a fuck tbh :lol:

Jerem
Jan 5th, 2013, 09:44 AM
I just think she didn't come to Auckland to win initially, it's a little tournament for her and she doesn't need to get tired so maybe she decided not to spend too much, as she plays also in Sydney before the AO.

I'm waiting for next week, now. Her level in Sydney should be a better indicator.

Rest Maria!
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:12 PM
y.;22691109']:tape:

She really didn't look like she gave a fuck tbh :lol:
It wasn't as bad as yesterday, at least she bothered to chase down the balls. I think she was trying to tank against Hampton but when your opponent double faults on set point, gifts you the tie break and 4-love in the second it's easier to just finish the match.

I'm waiting for next week, now. Her level in Sydney should be a better indicator.
Sveta to own her in Aga's opening round :oh:

Cinek
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:14 PM
Ken Rosewall Arena - 11am
1. Wozniacki vs U.Radwanska
2. Kvitova vs Cibulkova
3. Kirilenko vs Rogowska
4. Makarova vs Lepchenko


Go Ula! :)
Stream - livescorehunter.com :)

rucolo
Jan 5th, 2013, 02:49 PM
Congrats for Auckland title, Aga ! :hearts::yeah:

Aga did just enough to win. Didn`t lose a set. WTA title #11 :drool:

rucolo
Jan 5th, 2013, 03:06 PM
y.;22691109']:tape:

She really didn't look like she gave a fuck tbh :lol:

Aga looked overwhelmed when she won :rolls:

I guess because Auckland is only a MM tournament. And it was a horrible match. Sydney and especially AO will be much more important. Aga did just enough to win, played like a pusher. Incredibly passive, and Wickmayer`s game is one-dimensional and boring. It was a bad match, painful to watch. Of course Aga could not feel real excitement. She had everything under control despite playing some of her worst tennis.

Aga will have to improve a lot, or the first decent opponent at Sydney/AO will destroy her. But Aga is a smart girl, she knows when it`s time to step up. And she has the mental strength only very few have. I really admire that quality.

saul1333
Jan 5th, 2013, 05:50 PM
Gogo

Cinek
Jan 5th, 2013, 07:05 PM
Znamy już dziesiątkę najlepszych sportowców Polski w 2012 roku, ale jej skład pozostanie tajemnicą aż do sobotniej Gali Mistrzów.

W nocy z 2 na 3 stycznia zakończyła się pierwsza część głosowania w 78. Plebiscycie na 10 Najlepszych Sportowców Polski. W drugiej odsłonie, która wystartuje w sobotę o godz. 20.20 wraz z telewizyjną relacją z Gali Mistrzów Sportu, kibice, wysyłając SMS-y, zdecydują o kolejności na miejscach od dziesiątego do pierwszego. Głosy nie będą jednak, rzecz jasna, liczone od początku. Sportowcy zachowają dotychczasowy dorobek punktowy.

Z 20 nominowanych sportowców przeszło dalej tylko 10, w tym Aga.
Teraz wszystko zależy od głosowania sms'ego. Tak więc głosujemy!

ŻEBY ZAGŁOSOWAĆ NA AGĘ WYSYŁAMY SMS O TREŚCI 8 NA NUMER 7350.


EDIT: KONIEC GŁOSOWANIA!

saul1333
Jan 6th, 2013, 12:28 AM
Worst match yet against Caro 1-6, 2-6 :sad:

Good luck at AO :)

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/266/hwxz.jpg

netimka
Jan 6th, 2013, 01:53 PM
Ula said she wont be playing doubles at AO... shame really, do we know if Aga will and if yes with who?

TIA

http://www.krakow.sport.pl/sport-krakow/1,127740,13148990,Urszula_Radwanska_po_porazce_z_W ozniacki____Nie_lubie.html

Cinek
Jan 6th, 2013, 02:00 PM
VOTE FOR AGA AND AGA/ULA: http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?p=22699872#post22699872 :)

Jerem
Jan 6th, 2013, 03:02 PM
Ula said she wont be playing doubles at AO... shame really, do we know if Aga will and if yes with who?
I don't think Aga will play in doubles at the AO. The singles are her clear priority now and she has to avoid playing too much. Last year she played much less tournaments in doubles than before; I think it will be the same in 2013, even in the Grand Slams (she didn't play the USO doubles last year).

VOTE FOR AGA AND AGA/ULA: http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?p=22699872#post22699872 :)
This :p Aga has lost the first set already (6-7).

saul1333
Jan 6th, 2013, 06:45 PM
Ula going to play Doha and Dubai.

saul1333
Jan 7th, 2013, 05:34 AM
Center Court:

TUESDAY 8 JANUARY 2013
11AM
[1] A RADWANSKA (POL) V [Q] K DATE-KRUMM (JPN)
FOLLOWED BY
[4] N LI (CHN) V [Q] A MORITA (JPN)
NOT BEFORE 2PM
[7] C WOZNIACKI (DEN) V [Q] S KUZNETSOVA (RUS)
NOT BEFORE 6PM
B TOMIC (AUS) V M MATOSEVIC (AUS)

F-R-E-A-K
Jan 7th, 2013, 09:10 AM
60806

Aga from today at Sydney!! :D


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Gary101
Jan 7th, 2013, 12:11 PM
Should be a good match. Nice early time to watch also.

Jerem
Jan 7th, 2013, 04:29 PM
60806

Aga from today at Sydney!! :D

Cute :)
Thank you ;)

Cinek
Jan 7th, 2013, 08:58 PM
Go Aga!

saul1333
Jan 8th, 2013, 12:25 AM
6-4, 6-3

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/197/3p8c.jpg

Cinek
Jan 8th, 2013, 02:42 PM
Ken Roswell Arena - 12:00noon
1. Aga radwanska v Roberta Vinci
2. ATP
3. ATP
4. Na Li vs. Madison keys NB 7:30pm
5. Svetlana Kuznetsova vs. Angelique Kerber

Go Aga! :):)

saul1333
Jan 8th, 2013, 03:13 PM
Aga and Kerber in doubles at AO.

Jerem
Jan 8th, 2013, 04:32 PM
Aga and Kerber in doubles at AO.
Surprising news, I thought she wouldn't play in doubles after having played two tournaments before the AO, and considering that she wants to reach the semifinals there... This team could make some damages, though :yeah:

olivero
Jan 8th, 2013, 05:16 PM
I'm loving this pair :D but I hope it won't affect her matches in singles. They are more important.

rucolo
Jan 8th, 2013, 06:31 PM
Aga into Sydney QF ! :cheer:

Happy with the way Aga played. Definitely an improvement from Auckland. Finished both sets with winners. More aggressive, better quality of play, better serving. Vinci next, and Aga lost to her at US Open in straight sets. Aga should be warned. Vinci won`t make as many UEs as Date. Aga must serve well and be aggressive, with depth in her groundstrokes so that Vinci has to stay at the baseline and can`t attack the net. And play to Vinci`s backhand, her weaker side.

saul1333
Jan 9th, 2013, 01:46 AM
6-4, 7-5 :)

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/201/t2q.jpg

Cinek
Jan 9th, 2013, 01:49 AM
Good match :)
Good luck in SF.

Aryman3
Jan 9th, 2013, 01:55 AM
Valueable win

Gary101
Jan 9th, 2013, 11:59 AM
Will face Li Na in the SF. Time to improve that H2H.

Good match against Vinci. Her best so far of the year.

Cinek
Jan 9th, 2013, 02:53 PM
Day Session-11 Am
[4] Mirnyi/Tecau V Bhupathi/Nester
Followed By
[q] R Harrison (usa) V J Benneteau (fra)
Not Before 2:30pm
[1] A Radwanska (pol) V [4] N Li (chn)
Followed By
D Cibulkova (svk) V A Kerber (ger)

Night Session-7:30pm
B Tomic (aus) V J Nieminen (fin)
Followed By
[6] M Granollers (esp) V [3] A Seppi (ita)




Go Aga!

Chaosm21
Jan 9th, 2013, 05:09 PM
Surprising news, I thought she wouldn't play in doubles after having played two tournaments before the AO, and considering that she wants to reach the semifinals there... This team could make some damages, though :yeah:

I saw Kerber playing with Paszek and both tried to play from the baseline because they were not able to play decent volleys(and nearly won :spit: )
She isn`t a good doubles player and I doubt Radwanska can compensate that. But maybe they do it just for fun...

rucolo
Jan 9th, 2013, 05:36 PM
Revenge is sweet. Well done, Aga ! :devil: :banana:

Li next who always beat Aga on hard court. Aga simply lacks power :unsure:

Rest Maria!
Jan 10th, 2013, 05:09 AM
First win over Na on HC and H2H looks competitive again. :yeah: Title #12 please.

olivero
Jan 10th, 2013, 08:43 AM
What an amazing start of the season. Hope she will continue her winning streak as much as she can.
Cibulkova next. Let's do this!

Cinek
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:12 AM
Aga 6-3 6-4

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/5861/beztytuu2ka.png

:hearts:

AndreConrad
Jan 10th, 2013, 12:48 PM
I am very happy with the result. I am even happier that Agnieszka steadily improves her level of play. I really hope this will continue through out AO. I am nervous about it at this same time.

Cinek
Jan 10th, 2013, 12:55 PM
Ken Rosewall Arena
Mirnyi/Tecau vs. Marrero/Verdasco
Bennetau vs. Anderson
Not before 3:00 PM
Seppi vs. Tomic
No before 7:30 PM
Agnieszka Radwańska vs. Dominika Cibulkova
Errani/Vinci vs. Petrova/Srebotnik


Good luck!

Gary101
Jan 10th, 2013, 02:06 PM
I didn't get to watch the match but very pleased for Aga to get through to another final. Fantastic start to the year.

Sombrerero loco
Jan 10th, 2013, 02:23 PM
she played amazing last night, congrats!!
should really win now vs cibulkova

StoneRose
Jan 10th, 2013, 02:36 PM
Aga doing well :yeah:. Now take out the annoying dwarf, stakes are doubled on this one for me.

saul1333
Jan 10th, 2013, 03:02 PM
Good luck. Go for 2 :)

rucolo
Jan 10th, 2013, 05:50 PM
wow Amazing win, Aga ! :banana: :bounce:

And finally her first win against Li on hard court :hehehe:

saul1333
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:43 PM
Aga v Bobusic in R1

Same half as Sharapova

Ula v Hampton R1, R2 winner of Arvidsson/Q, Vika possible R3

Gary101
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:43 PM
Aga in the bottom half of the AO draw.

Rest Maria!
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:51 PM
The most difficult quarter :mad:

saul1333
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:51 PM
http://wrzuc.se/images/50ef53d63634a.png

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/803/zg.jpg

Gary101
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:56 PM
http://s9.postimage.org/hcut8vgrz/AO1.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
http://s9.postimage.org/fz7rrb6wf/AO2.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
http://s9.postimage.org/nggz6iwfj/AO3.jpg (http://postimage.org/)
http://s9.postimage.org/vn8yy3mi7/AO4.jpg (http://postimage.org/)

Tough draw!

Jerem
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:56 PM
Ula vs Hampton in R1, and if she makes it, R3 againt Azarenka logically :o

Aga's part is quite good, but she could get Barthel in R3 who isn't a gift.

adner
Jan 10th, 2013, 10:59 PM
Good draw for Aga! Goerges is the only one who could be tricky until quarters, but she's not playing well lately. Then if Li survives to quarters, she's going to be tired. Stosur sounds dangerous, but she can easily (and hopefully) be ousted by someone early in the draw.

Edit: just noticed that Goerges is in quarterfinals too, so I suppose Aga will valtz to quarters with ease.

Gary101
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:04 PM
Barthel and Li Na are the biggest threats. Mona is a great player when on. Aga had a close call with her back in Montreal last year taking it to a third set tie breaker. The win over Li Na this week should give her a great boost of confidence if she faces her in the QF. Best of luck Aga.

Very unfair draw for Ula. She always seems to get placed at the top of draws even when seeded.

saul1333
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:04 PM
Tough R1 for Ula, Hampton can be dangerous. What a treat waiting for her if she finally passes R2 :sad:

adner
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:05 PM
I think Ula should be happy if she makes to 3rd round. Has she even been that far?

olivero
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:05 PM
I like this draw. Overall it's quite balanced. I prefer a SF against Maria rather than Vika. Barthel and Pervak could be tricky but I think Aga will be very determined to get at least to the QF. JJ and Ana are beatable.
I just hope she will be fresh for the QF against Na.

As for Ula, sadly I can see a 1st round exit for her. Hope she proves me wrong.

saul1333
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:06 PM
I think Ula should be happy if she makes to 3rd round. Has she even been that far?

Nope, R2 five times.

Rest Maria!
Jan 10th, 2013, 11:21 PM
I like this draw.
I hate it. She drew pretty much the most difficult opponent from every drawing bracket. Heck, even Begu in R2 is not a convenient opponent.

On the upside, Aga has beaten a wide variety of opponents already and at the same time hasn't been pushed to the limit by any of them, so she should be relatively fresh, confident and match sharp.

TeamUla
Jan 11th, 2013, 08:20 AM
I guess

2R: Arantxa Rus
3R: Ksenia Pervak

The later rounds are too far to predict :p

Ula - well. Hampton is not a pusher by no means so I guess Ula will fight :lol:

olivero
Jan 11th, 2013, 08:45 AM
Aga doing well :yeah:. Now take out the annoying dwarf, stakes are doubled on this one for me.

You must be the happiest person on this forum right now :hysteric:
Aga def. Domi 6-0 6-0 :hearts:

saul1333
Jan 11th, 2013, 08:47 AM
6-0, 6-0 :) Title #12. New shoes :lol:

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/10/khk4.jpg
http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/685/0ujl.jpg

StoneRose
Jan 11th, 2013, 09:46 AM
You must be the happiest person on this forum right now :hysteric:
Aga def. Domi 6-0 6-0 :hearts::cheer::cheer::cheer: 6-0 6-0 :lol: Aga :hearts::hug:.

Cinek
Jan 11th, 2013, 10:27 AM
Aga :worship:

Good luck at AO!

rucolo
Jan 11th, 2013, 03:51 PM
6-0 6-0 in Premier final :speakles:

Aga is so consistent. Congrats for WTA title #12 ! :hearts: :bowdown:

mateusz2904
Jan 11th, 2013, 07:52 PM
Radwanski said Aga is going to play doubles with Kerber... Don't think it's a good move after two tournaments in these conditions...

Rest Maria!
Jan 11th, 2013, 07:54 PM
Neither do Wiktorowski and Papa Radwanski.

TeamUla
Jan 11th, 2013, 07:57 PM
Seems that Kerber is the only one who can convince her to play doubles with her :lol:
The last lady to play with Aga except Ula in Olympics and Wimbledon was just Angie. :p

(I don't count that practise match in Czech Extraliga with Cetkovska and mixed doubles exho with Raonić :p)

Cinek
Jan 12th, 2013, 10:05 AM
MONDAY

MARGARET COURT ARENA - 11:00 AM
Na Li (CHN) [6] v Sesil Karatantcheva (KAZ)
Bojana Bobusic (AUS) v Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) [4]
Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [23] v Matthew Ebden (AUS)
Casey Dellacqua (AUS) v Madison Keys (USA)


Go Aga!

saul1333
Jan 12th, 2013, 05:44 PM
Good luck

Rest Maria!
Jan 13th, 2013, 08:44 AM
Some important milestone - Aga finally reaches 70% win career ratio :yeah:

Cinek
Jan 13th, 2013, 10:10 AM
AO Doubles Draw 2013

http://img833.imageshack.us/img833/6302/debeln.png

Please lose 0-6 0-6 or w/d :rolleyes:

rucolo
Jan 13th, 2013, 04:56 PM
R1: Bobusic
R2: Begu/Rus
R3: Barthel
R4: Ivanovic/Jankovic
QF: Li
SF: Sharapova

Tough R3 with dangerous Barthel. Excited for R4 vs Ivanovic/Jankovic. Come on, Aga ! :rocker2:

saul1333
Jan 13th, 2013, 05:19 PM
Please lose 0-6 0-6 or w/d :rolleyes:

No please necessary, they might lose easily regardless :p

TeamUla
Jan 13th, 2013, 05:44 PM
R1: Bobusic
R2: Begu/Rus
R3: Barthel
R4: Ivanovic/Jankovic
QF: Li
SF: Sharapova

Tough R3 with dangerous Barthel.

Barthel won't even make it to the 2R. Pervak will be too much for her, mark my words.

TeamUla
Jan 13th, 2013, 05:45 PM
No please necessary, they might lose easily regardless :p

I hope for an easy loss for Aga :lol:

TTomek
Jan 13th, 2013, 10:00 PM
let's hope this time first round will be easier then last year :lol:

that match vs Beth was just :o

saul1333
Jan 14th, 2013, 02:19 AM
7-5, 6-0 over Bobusic

Always tough R1 for her in AO :lol:

saul1333
Jan 14th, 2013, 02:28 AM
Good luck!!

http://i45.tinypic.com/2mzgjyp.jpg

olivero
Jan 14th, 2013, 06:24 AM
Well at least she's through in two sets. Can't ask for more in the 1st round.

Alizé Molik
Jan 14th, 2013, 06:55 AM
Bojana played really well in the first set but Aga was too consistent and amazed the crowd a few times with winning points after they thought she was totally out of the point. A few times she got overhead smash back from almost out of the court area.

Cinek
Jan 14th, 2013, 10:58 AM
Aga :)

Go Ula!

saul1333
Jan 15th, 2013, 05:38 AM
http://i45.tinypic.com/2yl7b6b.jpg

saul1333
Jan 15th, 2013, 09:03 AM
Ula lost to Hampton 2-6, 4-6 :sad:

Didnt look good out there.

olivero
Jan 15th, 2013, 10:01 AM
Aga on RLA :hearts: can't wait

Cinek
Jan 15th, 2013, 02:41 PM
Ula :sad:

Go Aga! :)

rucolo
Jan 15th, 2013, 03:07 PM
Easy start at AO for Aga. Love her. Always plays just enough to win ! :lol:

Very disappointing loss from Ula. She was seeded and lost in straight sets in R1 :help:

saul1333
Jan 16th, 2013, 12:44 AM
6-3, 6-3 Pervak or Watson next

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/507/olt0.jpg

Trey
Jan 16th, 2013, 01:09 AM
Go Aga

Gary101
Jan 16th, 2013, 10:27 AM
Aga and Angie have withdrawn from doubles. The OOP has Makarova and Vesnina against Amanmuradova and Foretz Gacon.

mateusz2904
Jan 16th, 2013, 10:54 AM
I watched first set, Aga didn't played really well. Huge problems with serve (2 dfs in first game, and milion nets). To be honest - she looked tired to me. I'm glad she 9or Kerber, or both?) decided to withdraw from doubles. But let's wait for her next matches now.

olivero
Jan 16th, 2013, 11:58 AM
Good decision. Watson next. Should be easy.

saul1333
Jan 16th, 2013, 03:35 PM
Yeah, entering doubles was insanity.

Good choice.

saul1333
Jan 17th, 2013, 05:47 AM
First on Hisense v Watson.

Good luck.

Alizé Molik
Jan 17th, 2013, 07:00 AM
what does Aga say wyen she wins a point? it sounds like szywaj?!

Rest Maria!
Jan 17th, 2013, 07:21 AM
trzymaj

Alizé Molik
Jan 17th, 2013, 07:47 AM
dziekuje bardzo!

Rest Maria!
Jan 17th, 2013, 09:15 AM
No problem. If you're French, trzymaj! = tiens!

Jerem
Jan 17th, 2013, 11:01 AM
Yes, "Trzymaj!" means "Tiens bon !" or another way to say "Allez !" in French ;)

Rest Maria!
Jan 17th, 2013, 11:31 AM
Yes, "Trzymaj!" means "Tiens bon !" or another way to say "Allez !" in French ;)

But TBH I never hear anyone say it in that meaning, at least in my region we only use 'dawaj' or 'dajesz' as an encouragement.

Alizé Molik
Jan 17th, 2013, 11:52 AM
uczę się języka polskiego, ale to jest trudne! I really love it though. It makes sense that this word is not a commonly used expression because I could not find it anywhere or anyone I asked did not know.

Jerem tes origines sont de Pologne?

AndreConrad
Jan 17th, 2013, 01:23 PM
But TBH I never hear anyone say it in that meaning, at least in my region we only use 'dawaj' or 'dajesz' as an encouragement.
Boy so many years out of the country and I am not sure anymore what is common Polish expression and what is not. Having said that am I wrong thinking that "Trzymaj" which literally means "Hold" was used as encouragement when someone was on right course to success, but he or she just needed to continue to do what they were doing so far, in other words hold current course of action?

Cinek
Jan 17th, 2013, 02:22 PM
Go Aga!!

Rest Maria!
Jan 17th, 2013, 02:27 PM
Boy so many years out of the country and I am not sure anymore what is common Polish expression and what is not. Having said that am I wrong thinking that "Trzymaj" which literally means "Hold" was used as encouragement when someone was on right course to success, but he or she just needed to continue to do what they were doing so far, in other words hold current course of action?

Keep it mind it might be a regional thing, it doesn't have to be logical. After all, people from Kraków "wychodzą na pole". :p

Edit:
Players' weapons of choice
hALUe0sVT5A
Funny video. Aga chose Sam's serve, especially second serve kick serve.

Jerem
Jan 17th, 2013, 04:47 PM
Jerem tes origines sont de Pologne?
Oui, ma mčre est polonaise :)

rucolo
Jan 17th, 2013, 05:12 PM
Nice win over Begu, Aga ! :D;)

Another minimum performance. lol As long as Aga makes the important points and wins, I have no problems with it. Agree with mateusz, the serve is Aga`s weakness. Definitely has to improve in next rounds. R3 vs Gollum, Aga should kick her ass.

rucolo
Jan 17th, 2013, 06:15 PM
Nick Bollettieri on Aga (http://nickstennispicks.com/2013/01/16/nicks-analysis/)


Agnieszka

1. Excellent foot speed

2. Has very soft hands in executing her touch shots

3. Does not go for just winners

4. Reaches almost every ball

olivero
Jan 17th, 2013, 07:03 PM
Boy so many years out of the country and I am not sure anymore what is common Polish expression and what is not. Having said that am I wrong thinking that "Trzymaj" which literally means "Hold" was used as encouragement when someone was on right course to success, but he or she just needed to continue to do what they were doing so far, in other words hold current course of action?

I think you mean 'tak trzymaj'. Never heard people use only 'trzymaj' in this meaning in everyday speech. But then again maybe a shorter version of this expression is indeed more popular in some regions.

Rest Maria!
Jan 18th, 2013, 12:46 AM
Finally a good performance by Aga. Hopefully she'll continue to be on the rise :yeah:

saul1333
Jan 18th, 2013, 12:47 AM
6-3, 6-1 :) Ivanovic or Jankovic next

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/11/rar9.jpg
http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/46/m30b.jpg

Gary101
Jan 18th, 2013, 01:23 AM
Her best performance of the year so far. Aggressive when she needed to be and some good winners when she took the risk down the line.

Cinek
Jan 18th, 2013, 10:47 AM
Good match :)

Ivanovic next. Good luck!

mateusz2904
Jan 18th, 2013, 01:47 PM
Great offensive game - 19 winners, 5 aces. Just beautiful. And she looked really fresh this time, a good sign.

saul1333
Jan 19th, 2013, 03:01 AM
Aga v Ivanovic first night match on RLA.

Cinek
Jan 19th, 2013, 02:12 PM
Good luck!

rucolo
Jan 19th, 2013, 03:34 PM
Aga into Aus Open R4 ! :) :cheer:

Ivanovic next who played strong tennis vs Jankovic. Good luck, Aga ;)

saul1333
Jan 20th, 2013, 08:26 AM
6-2, 6-4. Na next

http://yfrog.com/scaled/landing/89/vtdr.jpg

JarkaFish
Jan 20th, 2013, 08:31 AM
Class performance from Aggie. :yeah:

olivero
Jan 20th, 2013, 08:33 AM
3rd consequtive QF here :D Na's next

soccerchicknz
Jan 20th, 2013, 08:38 AM
Great performance from Aggie tonight!

Cinek
Jan 20th, 2013, 08:43 AM
Aga :hearts:

Next is Li Na ;)

Jerem
Jan 20th, 2013, 11:28 AM
26-0 :hearts:

Good luck in the QF! :)

Kasey
Jan 20th, 2013, 12:59 PM
she makes it 3 times in a row:cheer:

PetraReeMona
Jan 20th, 2013, 05:01 PM
Wonderful performance as usual :worship:

Absolutely love this girl.

Go get 'em Aga.

Anyone have the interview after her match where people say she was very funny? - I missed it :sad:

olivero
Jan 20th, 2013, 07:54 PM
I think they're refering to this one:
http://youtu.be/Y2AcbMNVCqM?t=7m15s (starting at 7:15)

Rest Maria!
Jan 20th, 2013, 09:09 PM
I think they're refering to this one:
http://youtu.be/Y2AcbMNVCqM?t=7m15s (starting at 7:15)

No. She was asked on court if she ever gets angry, and she said she's pissed by slow drivers and when the Internet doesn't work. :p

saul1333
Jan 21st, 2013, 02:52 AM
Aga v Na first match on RLA.

Make dem SF!!

olivero
Jan 21st, 2013, 08:50 AM
No. She was asked on court if she ever gets angry, and she said she's pissed by slow drivers and when the Internet doesn't work. :p

Oh, I haven't seen that one :awww:

rucolo
Jan 21st, 2013, 04:33 PM
Good win over Ivanovic, Aga ! :worship:

So consistent. Great performance from Aga, all match on a high level. The slices were really effective. Aga closed out both sets with Aces. Mentally very strong, Aga played the important points so well. Impressive anticipation, excellent footwork/movement. Aga is an incredibly smart player. The only one you could compare to Hingis. QF vs Li will be very tough. Hope I`m wrong and Aga can stop Li.

JarkaFish
Jan 21st, 2013, 04:50 PM
No. She was asked on court if she ever gets angry, and she said she's pissed by slow drivers and when the Internet doesn't work. :p

Any videos of this?

Rest Maria!
Jan 21st, 2013, 06:41 PM
Any videos of this?
I don't think so. Apparently Eurosport cannot broadcast on-court interviews of female players for whatever reason, they're only aired by some American TV (ESPN, Tennis Channel or whoever else).:( I only heard about it second hand. Barbara Schett always interviews players for Eurosport (and she's such an awkward interviewer :o).

saul1333
Jan 22nd, 2013, 12:55 AM
Aga out in the QF :sad: 5-7, 3-6

http://i48.tinypic.com/wb49bd.jpg

Gary101
Jan 22nd, 2013, 01:19 AM
Very disappointing performance.

The way Aga started the second set winning those 2 games and 8 consecutive points is how she should have played the whole match. She created sharp angles corner to corner and placed the ball in awkward positions to set up the error. But once she got up to 2-0 she retreated back to just hitting the ball directly back to Li Na waiting for the error to come despite Li getting her act together and reducing her errors considerably. Aga played much better against Ivanovic and Watson despite them being lower ranked than Li and earlier matched.

She must remember her fantastic start to the year however including 2 titles and a 13 match winning streak.

TTomek
Jan 22nd, 2013, 01:19 AM
it was a match of wasted chances for Aga :(

Trey
Jan 22nd, 2013, 01:23 AM
:sad:

olivero
Jan 22nd, 2013, 08:52 AM
I'm very disappointed. It was like watching 2009-10 Agnieszka back. She gave the worst performance in this tournament when it mattered the most. And of course in the press conference she said both played a very good match :yawn:

koyak
Jan 22nd, 2013, 09:34 AM
It was very sad :( Aga played completely without motivation... Time to rest. What is the next tournament?

Daniel
Jan 22nd, 2013, 09:35 AM
I think her poor performance today is due to fatigue. Aga has played so many matches this year and given the amount of running she does every match to cover the court, it was only natural this would happen. :(
She had a good chance to advance to the semis, but her body let her down.

Still, the last month has been a wonderful one for Aga, it can only get better :D

Alizé Molik
Jan 22nd, 2013, 12:40 PM
To be honest this was not the worst performance of the tournament. She absolutely must alter her schedule and put more focus on grand slams. She should have just played Sydney. It would have been a good warm up and not completely drained her energy for AO. She wasn't playing under the level of Na by much. If she had taken the chances she had in the first set it could have been different.

AndreConrad
Jan 23rd, 2013, 02:37 PM
I am not 100% sure that her performance was due to fatigue, but maybe. I have a feeling that Agnieszka has hard time dealing with certain kinds of pressure. I continue to notice a pattern since her win over Maria at USO. She lost the very next match against Shahar, same after beating Petrova at AO and falling to Daniela. The matches that she has lost were absolutely in hear reach. Furthermore some players have similar impact on her. She has hard time playing Victoria, Maria, Serena and few others. I am not saying that she should win every match against them (especially Serena may be hard) or seize every opportunity at higher level of slams, but her percentage should be higher. One can see that her losses are due to what appears to be loss of motivation which I am sure is only a symptom and not real lack of motivation. If I am right she has to find a way to detach herself from the pressure and just play every match, set, game, ball.

Gary101
Jan 24th, 2013, 12:33 AM
^I agree. A player that she has a negative head to head against can cause a lack of belief in herself to win even though she has the skills to do so.

We see how she plays against Azarenka, Kuznetsova, Cetkovska, Sharapova (improving greatly on this though) and Li Na (seems to be the new hurdle). She has beat all those players in the past but sometimes you just feel that she plays safer than normal when she faces them. She beat Li Na easily in Sydney just 2 weeks ago and Stuttgart but I think because it was on a slam stage she just played too safe.

But there will be plenty more opportunities. Once she is learning from her mistakes in the slams.

Alizé Molik
Jan 24th, 2013, 03:29 AM
http://gifs.gifbin.com/012011/1295544575_Agnieszka-Radwanska-tennis-racquet-breaks.gif

rucolo
Jan 27th, 2013, 05:44 PM
Aga :sobbing:

Weak performance from Aga. Many UEs. Very weak serve. Li is too powerful. I hate Li :fiery:

TeamUla
Jan 27th, 2013, 06:48 PM
It was not about Li's power. :lol: