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StZox
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:45 PM
I don't know if this has been posted, but I am just intersted in other people's opinion.

Personally, I think it was Jelena-Ana semis.

ViennaCalling
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:47 PM
Drama-wise Masha vs. Dinara and Elena vs. Dinara.

JJ vs. Ivannoy was good too, but the rest? Ähem.

Best match this year so far JJ vs. Tamira AO (although heartbreaking for me :sad: )

In The Zone
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:48 PM
Maria-Dinara, easily.

LudwigDvorak
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:50 PM
Sharapova/Safina, Dementieva/Safina, Medina Garrigues/Kanepi.

I will treasure Kanpei's third round win for quite some time.

LDF
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:51 PM
Sharapova-Safina was great [if not heartbreaking], closely followed by Jankovic-Ivanovic.

Wiggly
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:52 PM
The "ALLEZ! Up your fucking ass" match or the Serbian Semi.

juki
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:53 PM
Kanepi-AMG was a great match. Drama, winners, and a great comeback. Other memorable matches will be Safina-Sharapova, and the Serbian semi final.

Escape
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:56 PM
Safina v Sharapova and Safina v Dementieva
I also enjoyed Pennetta v Venus as well :D but only because Flavia won :lol:

KoOlMaNsEaN
Jun 7th, 2008, 09:57 PM
Masha-Dinara. I luv drama

*Jool*
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:00 PM
Dinara-Elena (and Dinara-Maria) methinks

LindsayRulz
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:01 PM
Dinara-Maria :drool:

kolan
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:02 PM
dinara - maria by a long way i think

Mashafaaaaan
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:02 PM
Well apparently, everybody love to see Maria on clay although she seems to be a cow on ice :lol: she always gives us beautiful matches, that's why we love you Maria:kiss:

homogenius
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:03 PM
Ana-Jelena.Great fight until the end.
Safina against Maria and Elena was good but each time the 3rd set was poor.
Cornet-Radwanska was interesting too.

Bruno71
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:04 PM
Ana-JJ was a little higher quality, but for excitement, couldn't beat Dinara-Maria.

empressionist
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:13 PM
definetly ana vs. jelena. such a strong match from the very beginning, very emotional for both of them.

Dodoboy.
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:19 PM
ana v jelena!

i can't believe some are saying maria v dinara :lol:

DownTheLine21
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:24 PM
01. Ivanovic def. Jankovic
02. Safina def. Sharapova
03. Ivanovic def. Safina
04. Kanepi def. Medina Garrigues

Bruno71
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:25 PM
01. Ivanovic def. Jankovic
02. Safina def. Sharapova
03. Ivanovic def. Safina
04. Kanepi def. Medina Garrigues

Fantastic match!

LDF
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:25 PM
ana v jelena!

i can't believe some are saying maria v dinara :lol:

Why? It may have been littered with errors at times, but in terms of excitement and drama I don't think anything else topped it :shrug:

Bartosh
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:25 PM
Sharapova - Rodina and Sharapova - Safina :devil:

Craig.
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:38 PM
Maria-Dinara, even though I had the worst week of my life after that match. :lol:

The Dawntreader
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:42 PM
Maria vs Safina was great because it was such a battle of wills, and made the more dramatic by how inspired Safina was from 2-5 onwards.

Jankovic vs Ivanovic had the battle of the contrasts. Ivanovic with the aggression, and Jankovic with the great defense and court-craft. I love contrasting styles with great drama like that.

C. Drone
Jun 7th, 2008, 10:57 PM
Dinara-Maria, Radwanska-Cornet, Ana-JJ

special headcase award: Patty-Loit

lowdowndirty
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:14 AM
Ana v Jelena, simply because a place in the final was at stake.

ZeroSOFInfinity
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:18 AM
Dinara - Maria was the best drama-wise, but on quality, it has to be Ana - Jelena.

eck
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:28 AM
Maria - Dinara
Elena - Dinara :D

switz
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:31 AM
It was a rather low quality tournament. I'd probably go with Safina vs Sharapova purely because Safina actually made a genuine rather than her opponent falling to pieces like Dementieva did.

Again Ivanovic vs Jankovic had drama but it was created more by nerves than high quality play.

CCCP1
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:50 AM
Definitely Safina against Sharapova

Billy Moonshine
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:52 AM
Safina vs Sharapove. It has been a long time since I had all those feelings watching a tennis match. First, the dissapointment when Safina couldn't take the first set, then the excitement of her saving match points and then the mental battle in the first 5 games of the third when both were fighting to win. And then the excitement when Safina wrestled control and fulfilled her potential to beat Maria on clay again. Drama!

Dave.
Jun 8th, 2008, 04:59 AM
The quality of tennis was very high at this year's tournament.

I liked all the obvious ones (Safina-Sharapova, Ivanovic-Jankovic) but another really entertaining one was Jankovic-Niculescu.

okayawesome21
Jun 8th, 2008, 05:36 AM
i loved the jankovic-ivanovic match. the drama was there and it had very high quality of tennis. i loved that we got the best of both players in one set each (both coming from behind btw), ivanovic in the first set showed her aggression, then jankovic in the second showed her defensive skills, and then the third set was a combination of both, which was really entertaining to watch.
and a close second was the sharapova-safina match. i was pretty sad to see sharapova lose, but come on...what a frakking comeback from safina. quality wasnt the best, but who really cares?

Ksenia.
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:10 AM
Dinara vs Maria :drool:
honorable mentions: Ana vs Jenena, Dinara vs Elena

InsideOut.
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:38 AM
In terms of drama it's Sharapova-Safina hands down. I couldn't believe that Safina actually won that; thought it was over.

In terms of quality it's Ivanovic-Jankovic. It was like they were trying to put on a show because they switched roles in the second set with Jelena attacking and Ana defending.

jonnyroyale_13
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:50 AM
I enjoyed every one of Jelena's matches. Really well played, entertaining matches for 6 rounds. JJ vs Cibulkova in the bullring was intense, and of course JJ/Ana is my favorite. Ill have to check out Sharapova/Safina.

Nikkiri
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:52 AM
Ivanovic-Jankovic

Sharapowerr
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:55 AM
Dinara vs Maria

Dexter
Jun 8th, 2008, 07:57 AM
Ana vs JJ, so much at stake, so much drama. :drool:

Kim's_fan_4ever
Jun 8th, 2008, 08:00 AM
Dinara - Maria - loved the drama
Ana -Jelena - good quality and some nice drama
Elena - Dinara - but only the first two sets, good quality

JujulCactus
Jun 8th, 2008, 08:42 AM
Ivanovic/Jankovic
( but I'm sure Kanepi/Medina-Garrigues was very good !:))

LucasArg
Jun 8th, 2008, 08:44 AM
Probably Jankovic vs Ivanovic.

babuska6
Jun 8th, 2008, 09:16 AM
the match sharapova against safina
but iŽd like safina vs.dementieva and ivanovic vs.jankovic too

Highlandman
Jun 8th, 2008, 12:22 PM
Sharapova vs. Safina I would say. However the SF Jankovic-Ivanovic was not bad as well.

Venus vs. Obziler was tough sometimes as well with some very good balls.

Noctis
Jun 8th, 2008, 12:37 PM
Masha-Catfina this thread is pointless

since only 2 gd matches
Catfina vs elena/masha

Chance
Jun 8th, 2008, 01:24 PM
Does anyone have any video clips of Dinara's matches against Sharapova and Dementieva?

hayleytrotter
Jun 8th, 2008, 02:14 PM
Sharapova-Safina was great [if not heartbreaking], closely followed by Jankovic-Ivanovic.

agreed!