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tennisIlove09
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:49 PM
Nice fight from Dani in the second set; but not enough.

TheBoiledEgg
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:50 PM
well done Ana ;) :)

Daniela :o :( so many pathetic returns on big pts in that TB :help:

~Carsten~
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:50 PM
Daniela played really good in the 2nd.
shit she couldn't win the tie break

:hug: Daniela

loppy
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:50 PM
Congratulations Ana! :yeah:

DownTheLine21
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Wow! That second set was the best set of the tournament. It was filled with such drama and honestly could have gone either way. Amazing win for Ana. She continues to show that she is a true fighter.

IceHock
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Well those linespeople sure did a good job in the tiebreak!

dybbuk
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Please, please, please start keeping your leads, Ana. :help:

She has shown nice spirit to keep fighting even after she loses the leads though. Ajde Ana! :hug:

The Daviator
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Ana :woohoo: Well done :yeah:

19 points with serve in the tb :eek: Awful miss on the last point from Dani :tape:

Wiggly
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:51 PM
Two days she fight back in the second set

:wavey: Madrid.

Rod the Bama
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:52 PM
Good win for Ana. :clap2: She did a great job of keeping her poise after not closing out the match up 6-5.

As for Dani, another tough loss for her. :sad: She really showed a lot of fight in the second set, but unfortunately a couple of UEs doomed her in the end.

In all it was a good match between Ana and Dani.

Lindsayfanumber1
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:52 PM
Ana :bounce:
Amazing tiebreak :eek:

NyCPsU
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:52 PM
:sobbing:

daniela was terrible in the first, glad she picked it up in the 2nd. that tiebreak could have gone either way, dani actually won more points than ana in the 2nd set too :(

good job ana :bigclap: to beat dani in a tb is actually really tough, please take out pova again ;)

meb
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:52 PM
Good fight Dani

AJZ.
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:52 PM
Daniela :bigcry:
:hug:

cypher_88
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:53 PM
uhm...Ana isn't in the semis yet :).
If Maria beats her in 2 sets, and then loses to Kuzy in 2 sets, who beats Dani in 2 sets then:
Kuzy 2-1 (5-2)
Maria 2-1 (4-2)
Ana 2-1 (4-3)

so the battle isn't' over yet.

Sean.
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:53 PM
Well the crowd got their match, i'm sure that tie break gave some older viewers heart failure!

Wayn77
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:53 PM
Congrats to Ana :)

Oh Danka - soo close to a third set ...:(

Demska
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:53 PM
Ana :yeah:

LindsayRulz
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:54 PM
Good job Ana :)

Lunaris
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:55 PM
Daniela was totally off in the first set, that was just horrible to watch. She started to play better in the middle of the second set. The tiebreak was fantastic, but those linesmen are :weirdo:'s. Those were two great returns very hard to get back and it cost Daniela opportunity to make it to third set. Anyway I am glad she made it interesting in the end and didn't give up.

Mic-190286
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:56 PM
Nice fight from Dani in the second set; but not enough. Ana into the semis; Dani is out.

Very likely, but not guaranteed.
If both Sveta & Mari win one more then it's still a 3-way tie.

s_j
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:56 PM
Ana is not yet guaranteed to go through to the semis. Ana is only guaranteed to advance if Maria beats Svetlana tomorrow - then both Ana and Maria will go through... By the way, is it only me, or do Ana's screams at the end of every match get a little bit annoying?

Dexter
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:56 PM
Wow, Ana... another thriller made out of an already-won match! :o:lol: She's just made to torture her fans lately, but as long as the result is correct I don't mind. ;) First set was pathetic... all Ana had to do was hit a couple of decent grandstrokes. Good for the spectacle that Danka managed to fight back in the 2nd... not that Ana's level dropped 'a bit'. :tape: What I liked is that she served well and hit 3 2nd serve aces! :eek: Also some classy volleys. :yeah: Keep it up against Masza... although I fully expect 60 57 76 score. :silly:

Too bad, Danka. :hug: She's the Dementieva of YEC this year, but at least she plays better than her. :)

itzhak
Nov 7th, 2007, 10:59 PM
It was dead match for set and a half but the end was fantastic....

IceSkaTennisFan
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:00 PM
Does Daniela have to play a 3rd match?

Poova
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:00 PM
Daniela :awww: Nice fight in the second set.

LefandePatty
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:04 PM
Danka. :bigcry: :crying2: :sad: :awww: :tears: :hysteric: :bigcry:

The TB was SO close. :sad:

Linespeople. :weirdo:

Fidello
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:06 PM
phew! Bravo Ana

F-R-E-A-K
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:08 PM
Congratulations Ana! :yeah:

:woohoo:

Mic-190286
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:11 PM
Does Daniela have to play a 3rd match?

She could still be playing for 3rd place-more ranking points.

ZeroSOFInfinity
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:11 PM
Ana is the closest thing ever to defeat Justine at the moment :bounce:

By the way, what a tiebreak.... :worship: :worship: :worship:

eugreene2
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:11 PM
Hantuchova - I told your butt to stay home. :tape: :bounce: :lol:

Sean.
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:14 PM
Ana is the closest thing ever to defeat Justine at the moment :bounce:

By the way, what a tiebreak.... :worship: :worship: :worship:

I agree, she wont be nervous this time. If she plays like she did against Kuznetsova in the 1st set Justine will be in trouble!

VasVas
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:15 PM
Dani :sad::sad:

IceHock
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:16 PM
Hantuchova - I told your butt to stay home. :tape: :bounce: :lol:


Why? She's had competitve matches, people have enjoyed watching them and she could have easily won this match had she won the tiebreaker so lay off.

Effy
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:20 PM
Daniela u still cant win important matches :o

thrust
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:27 PM
Nice going Ana!

Derek.
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:27 PM
Ugh, Daniela. :(

Radix2
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:29 PM
Good job Ana.

markspot
Nov 7th, 2007, 11:35 PM
I heard both Daniela and Ana tell in English language interviews "I am exciting".
And they have the right to say so, even though they meant "I am excited".
Too bad Ashley Harkleroad would not make such a mistake.

cogent53
Nov 8th, 2007, 12:04 AM
Dani has justified her inclusion in this tournament. She battled much better today, but she just cannot expect to not turn up for the first 20 mins of a match! Ana is looking so good! Great to see her attack and come to the net. I've really enjoyed watching her, and great to see someone try. If Henin is showed anything, it's that no matter how good you are, you can always improve, and Ana was trying to be aggressive and played some great shots. If she can hold her nerve in the bog matches, she could be a real force in 2008.
Hanchukova should take heart. She must be playing some of the best tennis of her life in the last few weeks. She still has a lot to offer IMO.
Well done Ana. I'm a Henin fan, but great to see someone playing well like her.

StZox
Nov 8th, 2007, 12:25 AM
I am glad that Ana won (by the way she definitely improved movement and volleys).:)
And I am sad that Dani lost.:(

Good luck Ana in the semis

.Andrew.
Nov 8th, 2007, 01:26 AM
Congrats, Ana. :yeah:
Daniela :sobbing: Say :wavey: to Madrid and good luck next year! But try to win your next match against Sveta anyway. :p

Ben.
Nov 8th, 2007, 03:52 AM
:woohoo: Ana :D now her place in the semis i'm sure will be locked in :bounce:
definitely has a good chance of actually making the final :)

dani :hug:

esquímaux
Nov 8th, 2007, 03:59 AM
Dani's been taking some major body blows this YEC, eh? :tape:

Josh.
Nov 8th, 2007, 04:50 AM
daniela :hug:

you had a great year. :)

Princeza
Nov 8th, 2007, 05:34 AM
:lick: good job baby girl

mc8114
Nov 8th, 2007, 06:33 AM
Danka :hug: good 2nd set :)

well done Ana :yeah:

Duramont
Nov 8th, 2007, 06:55 AM
Daniela was fighting so hard to get a third set :bigcry: :sobbing:

Why couldn't this match be a threesetter?!? :fiery:

Congrats Ana! You are one of the best fighters on tour.

Scotso
Nov 8th, 2007, 06:59 AM
Ana :D

ElusiveChanteuse
Nov 8th, 2007, 07:12 AM
Ana :woohoo: :yeah:

Good luck in the semis!:D

papru
Nov 8th, 2007, 08:35 AM
OMG its so fucking unfair :sad:
Daniela :bigcry:
she played so well at the end of the 2nd set but how can you win a TB when you are robbed off 3 points. Danka had to take challenge twice and was right but didnt win that points after all.... :sad: and then that DF on Ana's serve :rolleyes:

mandy7
Nov 8th, 2007, 09:16 AM
I heard both Daniela and Ana tell in English language interviews "I am exciting".
And they have the right to say so, even though they meant "I am excited".
Too bad Ashley Harkleroad would not make such a mistake.
Daniela said it is exciting
get your ears checked
Dunno about Ana

But even if they did make a mistake, which Daniela did not, and i doubt Ana did, it wouldn't be so bad
cause they do not have English as their 1st language
Hantuchova - I told your butt to stay home. :tape: :bounce: :lol:
f*ck you.

jordan1989
Nov 8th, 2007, 09:22 AM
Well Done Ana

DokicPova
Nov 8th, 2007, 09:33 AM
"All of the girls are tough, even maybe Hantuchova"

mandy7
Nov 8th, 2007, 09:40 AM
"All of the girls are tough, even maybe Hantuchova"

I'd love to have seen Anna in Daniela's group.
But unfortunately, Daniela is in the red group.

DokicPova
Nov 8th, 2007, 10:01 AM
I'd love to have seen Anna in Daniela's group.
But unfortunately, Daniela is in the red group.

at least anna won a match

dani will leave 0-3

mandy7
Nov 8th, 2007, 10:02 AM
at least anna won a match

dani will leave 0-3

won? didn't serena retire form the match? :lol:

DokicPova
Nov 8th, 2007, 10:35 AM
Yeah cause she was losing

daniela hasnt even won a set yet :lmao

mandy7
Nov 8th, 2007, 10:54 AM
Yeah cause she was losing

daniela hasnt even won a set yet :lmao

I'm gonna end this now.
Cause i respect anna enough to make sure this doesn't turn into a bash-battle.

Daniela is just as good as Anna, and sometimes she's even better.

Have a nice day.

Matt01
Nov 8th, 2007, 11:43 AM
at least anna won a match

dani will leave 0-3

Yeah cause she was losing

daniela hasnt even won a set yet :lmao


Stopp trolling around. You are posting trash :wavey:

Kim's_fan_4ever
Nov 8th, 2007, 12:16 PM
I loved Ana's volleys in this match. Also her aces on 2nd serves were just unbelievable.
Can't wait for Ana-Maria :D

keirana332
Nov 8th, 2007, 12:37 PM
Well done Ana, can't fault her for a great match :hearts:
:hug: Dani-paid the price for not really waking up til the second set, but the tiebreak was some real quality tennis
Its beena a great year, definately deserved your place at YEC

Michael!
Nov 8th, 2007, 02:03 PM
Poor Dani! :sad:
The 2nd set was so close, this one forehand error at 9-9 was so :fiery:
Nevertheless it was a great fight from her, and she played some amazing points. :)
And Ana is in good shape this week ;)

DAVAJ MKirilenko
Nov 8th, 2007, 03:15 PM
OMG its so fucking unfair :sad:
Daniela :bigcry:
she played so well at the end of the 2nd set but how can you win a TB when you are robbed off 3 points. Danka had to take challenge twice and was right but didnt win that points after all.... :sad: and then that DF on Ana's serve :rolleyes:

Was that 2nd serve really out? Was there a replay that showed it?
It was hard to see in the stadium itself.
I really thought Ana was right about her 2nd challenge, but Hawk eye showed it was clearly out. So I'm not all that sure.
Maybe Daniela deserved a 3rd set, but still then I don't see Ana lose.

Jenny.C.Fan
Nov 8th, 2007, 03:17 PM
good solid win Ana, well done for grinding out the 2nd set. :)

ce
Nov 8th, 2007, 03:17 PM
:woohoo:

Misa&andylover
Nov 8th, 2007, 03:24 PM
Ana :)

gotthebend
Nov 8th, 2007, 04:05 PM
sad sad sad:(

.:sk:.
Nov 8th, 2007, 06:43 PM
Well done Ana :bounce:

Dani :sad: :hug: