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bis2806
Aug 3rd, 2003, 07:30 AM
Hi... I wish to know what was going on in that match between angie and mielen.. angie won 6-4 6-2 and i guess i'm pretty satisfied with that but i just need a report or any sort of info on how angie was playing :) also, if you have taken pics, please post it right here :)

Rhz and Shooter, your reports will be greatly appreciated :lol:

rhz
Aug 3rd, 2003, 08:17 AM
i didn't go sorry! although it is only 2 hours away, but i don't feel like going :(

bis2806
Aug 3rd, 2003, 04:20 PM
What? :sad:

Shooter
Aug 4th, 2003, 02:43 AM
Hi... I wish to know what was going on in that match between angie and mielen.. angie won 6-4 6-2 and i guess i'm pretty satisfied with that but i just need a report or any sort of info on how angie was playing :) also, if you have taken pics, please post it right here :)

Rhz and Shooter, your reports will be greatly appreciated :lol:

I watched the whole match and took lots of pics. But it will be a few days before I post them. Saw Angie play a week ago in the Acura too. She's playing better this week.

Haven't seen Tu enough to know how well she is capable of playing. In this match she just couldn't finish off the points. Meilin seems to really like getting into hard baseline rallies. She just seems to enjoy the physicality of it. But she couldn't finish off the points yesterday. She had to win points by her opponents making unforced, or slightly forced errors. If it came down to Meilin actually having to hit a winner, she couldn't do it. She blew many easy volleys and her overhead was pretty bad. But worst of all was her serve. I've never seen a pro double fault so much. In some games she had 3 or 4 double faults. She double faulted on games points, and I believe she double faulted on match point. In short, the only time Meilin really seemed to be in that match was when they were in the middle of a baseline rally. During those moments she's a little dynamo. Her body language is very positive and she seems to be having a good time. But when it was time to finish off the point, she just wasn't nearly as good as Angelique or most of the other qualifiers I saw. That's my take on the match. I'm no expert.

ex hopman
Aug 4th, 2003, 02:50 AM
I watched the whole match and took lots of pics. But it will be a few days before I post them. Saw Angie play a week ago in the Acura too. She's playing better this week.

Haven't seen Tu enough to know how well she is capable of playing. In this match she just couldn't finish off the points. Meilin seems to really like getting into hard baseline rallies. She just seems to enjoy the physicality of it. But she couldn't finish off the points yesterday. She had to win points by her opponents making unforced, or slightly forced errors. If it came down to Meilin actually having to hit a winner, she couldn't do it. She blew many easy volleys and her overhead was pretty bad. But worst of all was her serve. I've never seen a pro double fault so much. In some games she had 3 or 4 double faults. She double faulted on games points, and I believe she double faulted on match point. In short, the only time Meilin really seemed to be in that match was when they were in the middle of a baseline rally. During those moments she's a little dynamo. Her body language is very positive and she seems to be having a good time. But when it was time to finish off the point, she just wasn't nearly as good as Angelique or most of the other qualifiers I saw. That's my take on the match. I'm no expert.

Melien had some great forehand shots to the down-the-line.
yeah, she had problems finishing off the point... such as smash, drive-volley... and double faults!
Was that the end of the first set? She had 3 double-faults in one game?

Angie, instead, she was really calm during the match. She could hit really hard, and sometimes use the pace-down shots.

Too bad Angie lost today... :(

bis2806
Aug 4th, 2003, 03:51 AM
Thanks for the nice report Shooter, could i please ask if you could take pictures of players only with their wilson bags, that's all i'm asking for... i'm wanting to see which wilson bag they carry...

Shooter
Aug 4th, 2003, 04:12 AM
You should have asked that 2 days ago. I saw about 1000 Wilson bags at the tournament today and yesterday.

bis2806
Aug 4th, 2003, 04:32 AM
:eek: :sad: but i'd just like to know which wilson tennis bag lindsay davenport, henin etc are using? there are like six different types of wilson tennis bags which look 'similar'... but on the other hand i feel that these top players have a 'special' tennis bag coz on one side of the bag and on its should strap, the word 'team' is printed on it....

Candy946
Aug 5th, 2003, 10:32 AM
When you guys watch Meilen Tu play, did you notice a lady in the crowd who keeps making comments like GET HER MEILEN, GET HER!!! Lol, just wondering coz I've seen her play twice at Acura and that lady was there both times.

fantasmicmickey
Aug 5th, 2003, 06:36 PM
From what I saw at qualifying.

I felt that Melien had powerful groundstrokes but lack consistency on her serve. She really likes to hit the ball hard. Double faulted many times but again that music was so distracting.

Angie likes to mix it up and slow the pace at times. You'll see a slight looper once in a while from her. Angie didn't look as good this year. Too bad she's out since I would like to see her do better.

kyk710
Aug 5th, 2003, 06:43 PM
the double faults sound just like Meilin! I think this year at one of the grand slams, she was leading the list of most double faults even though she only played one match :o. I still love her tho!