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HAOCHEN-GOAT
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:47 PM
SuperNa won Gold Coast coming back from an injury that took her out of the courts for 6 months. She defeated Bammer, Schnyder, Vaidisova and Azarenka in the final on her run for the title.

She got injured again later in the year. After reach SF in Antwerp and Doha (beating Jankovic and Chakvetadze), she has not played more tournaments this year. At that time, she was top 8 in the Race.

SuperNa is back. And it seems like she is so hungry of tennis ;) Definitely a good result to start. She choked a bit in the second set, where she was leading 3-1, and then lost 3 games in a row. She saved 2 BPs that would have been 3-5, and won those 3 last games of the match :singer: Hope she stays away from injurys this time... and finally achieves what she deserves :cool: She has no points to defend in the rest of the year.

She will play winner of Petrova v Peer in R2

SuperNa won't be seeded in Wimbledon, where she reached the QF in her first apperance in the MD of the tournament. Watch out girls :rocker2:

Ellery
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:49 PM
Na :banana: Great win over an in form player.

Mini brainfart in second :o

lovehotel
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:49 PM
Na:kiss:

Kirill_M
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:49 PM
Love you, Na! :hearts:
Great result ;)
Casey :hug:

hdfb
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
:woohoo:

Optima
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
Na :D It's so cool she can get back in form and play matches like this so quickly.

OZTENNIS
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
Good win from Na, good to see her back :)
Pretty decent effort from Casey too, good luck in doubles and then at Wimbly

AndreConrad
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
Good return to the courts Na, congrats :yeah:

Dawson.
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
:woohoo: well done Li!!!
petrova & peer are both in major slumps at the minutes aswell, so that should be an easy match either way :yeah:

vianzfzf
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
good luck to na next round

ViennaCalling
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:50 PM
Na :hearts: :yeah:

mariahdg
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:51 PM
:woohoo:

hartnett
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:54 PM
Na!!!:hearts::hearts::hearts:
good luck to next round!:worship:

G&R
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:54 PM
well done na...good result and good come back..hope she hasn't another injury for the rest of her career

safinfans629
Jun 16th, 2008, 02:57 PM
a good start to come back go on na

Rising Sun
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:01 PM
Welcome back Na! :sobbing: :bounce:

JujulCactus
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:01 PM
Na ! :D
Hope she will beat Petrova or Peer ! :yeah:

new-york
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:03 PM
cool, i hope that she can re-do a winning comeback.:cool:

adrovi
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:07 PM
Na :bounce::bounce:

wukenaihe
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:08 PM
Let's go Super Na!~~~

DaMatz
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:15 PM
Na Li, well done :yeah: :)

kinglear
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:16 PM
I had idea Na Li was back until I saw it on Eurosport and I raced over to here. Congrats to Na Li. I've always had this feeling about Na Li that if she didn't have injuries she would rule the world. I also feel like Na Li teases us because she never plays that often; she plays so sporadically because of her injuries. :mad: grrr

-sugi-
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:16 PM
Na :woohoo:

hankqq
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:17 PM
Great win for Na-she does love faster surfaces. I think she could be tough beat this week and at Wimbledon...

*hoping she doesn't draw my faves at Wimby...*

hians
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:30 PM
nice to see u back, na.

Just Do It
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:33 PM
Na Lić :woohoo:

IceHock
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:36 PM
Na!!! I hope she goes far, I love her game when it's on.

sd3300123
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:42 PM
So glad she`s back ^_^

ElusiveChanteuse
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:47 PM
Go Na!:rocker2: Na na na na na!I'm loving it!:D

Alicia Rocks
Jun 16th, 2008, 03:55 PM
Na :woohoo: Welcome back :)

Casey :hug: Hopefully a better draw @ Wimby ;)

pcrtennis
Jun 16th, 2008, 05:32 PM
she has no points to defend wall year now which is great for her if she stays healthy and has a good year! She could really soar up the rankings!

Kworb
Jun 16th, 2008, 05:35 PM
Injury free year would put her in the top 10.

ce
Jun 16th, 2008, 05:37 PM
:na:
:hearts:

davidmario
Jun 16th, 2008, 05:45 PM
her technique is great, that's why she can bounce back every time:)
She and Sugiyama have the best footwork out there:worship: Go win this, Na!

Alec
Jun 16th, 2008, 06:22 PM
please beat Petrova next

kinglear
Jun 16th, 2008, 06:45 PM
A lot of people including myself have always compared Ana Ivanovic to Lindsay Davenport, but when discussing the actual stroke movements, rotation and hitting style Na Li is much more like Lindsay. I often hear that sweet spot on Na Li's shots just like Lindsay's. Na Li has that ability to just push people back because her strokes are sooo hard and flat.

*Jean*
Jun 16th, 2008, 06:51 PM
Well done Na! If she wasnt injured, this girl would already be top 10! :bounce:

ChriS.
Jun 16th, 2008, 08:54 PM
Great to see Na back where she belongs. It seems that she can never get a decent run without a problem. I do not expect anything different this time, however, if she manages to keep playing she will get into the top 10 eventually.

kfh_9118
Jun 16th, 2008, 10:52 PM
finally she's back again :woohoo:

good luck against Peer, Na. Take the title if possible please :)

Wannabeknowitall
Jun 16th, 2008, 10:59 PM
So much for Casey having a good grass game. :lol:

jbeacinu
Jun 16th, 2008, 11:04 PM
good job na! =]

BuTtErFrEnA
Jun 16th, 2008, 11:05 PM
:yeah:

Hardiansf
Jun 16th, 2008, 11:45 PM
Great job Na! So proud of you.
Next is Petrova. 50-50 I guest. Li "back from injury" Na vs Nadia "it's look like she's rebound from the long slump" Petrova.

njnetswill
Jun 17th, 2008, 12:06 AM
Li Na is the definition of unseeded and looming at Wimbledon. :scared:

CrossCourt~Rally
Jun 17th, 2008, 12:11 AM
She never misses a beat! Welcome back :bounce:.

Pasta-Na
Jun 17th, 2008, 12:27 AM
na li :crying2: i had a dream u lost in 3 of this match :p pls beat petrova this time :rocker2:

HotSpot
Jun 17th, 2008, 12:53 AM
good start Na Li.. :)

tterb
Jun 17th, 2008, 01:07 AM
Na! :D So good to have her playing again. A good start to the tournament; if she can just steer clear of injuries and keep playing, she'll be right back in the top 20 (and hopefully higher).

kinglear
Jun 17th, 2008, 02:56 AM
Li Na is the definition of unseeded and looming at Wimbledon. :scared:

haha Yup, in the words of Serena, Na Li is a "dangerous floater." ;)

Mikey.
Jun 17th, 2008, 03:56 AM
:bigcry:

miss_molik
Jun 17th, 2008, 04:23 AM
Casey:hug: Nice try. Keep up the good work at wimbledon!

tim2502
Jun 17th, 2008, 04:29 AM
I Love NA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

andrewC
Jun 17th, 2008, 08:04 AM
Good to see Na back, finally! Please don't get injured again! :banana:

dropshot13th
Jun 17th, 2008, 09:26 AM
:yeah: na

AnywhereButHome
Jun 17th, 2008, 11:08 AM
congrats NA .

Shoulderpova
Jun 17th, 2008, 11:15 AM
Allez Nadia :shout::armed:

austennis
Jun 17th, 2008, 01:47 PM
go li ..great comeback.. badluck casey hard draw and u did a goood job
goodluck for both at wimby

RenaSlam.
Jun 17th, 2008, 02:27 PM
Go on, Na. Take Petrova out.

jack.hl.ng
Jun 17th, 2008, 02:44 PM
Good luck Li! Dispatch Petrova in straight sets!!!