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The Kaz
May 26th, 2009, 11:06 PM
...and 5-1 for both men and women.

Jarmila Groth (AUS) def. Kinnie Laisne (FRA) 6-4 6-3
Olivia Rogowska (AUS) def. Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 6-4 6-4
Samantha Stosur (AUS) def. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 6-4 6-2
Jelena Dokic (AUS) def. Karolona Sprem (CRO) 3-6 6-1 6-2
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Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) def. Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 6-7 6-7 7-6 6-4 6-3
Phillipp Kohlschreiber (GER) def. Bernard Tomic (AUS) 6-1 6-2 6-2 :o

Keep it up Ladies and Hewitt :yeah: (well he is one of ladies lol)

Cp6uja
May 26th, 2009, 11:12 PM
I expect Aussie bagel in next round too :devil:

Привет
May 26th, 2009, 11:13 PM
Well done, Aussies! :yeah: Why the :o face after Tomic's performance? :scratch: I wouldn't expect a scoreline that was any different...

The Kaz
May 26th, 2009, 11:17 PM
Well done, Aussies! :yeah: Why the :o face after Tomic's performance? :scratch: I wouldn't expect a scoreline that was any different...

I didnt expect him to win, but i expected at least one close set like 7-5

southern star
May 26th, 2009, 11:21 PM
Decent chance that at least three of these will make it through to round 3, but as discussed elsewhere, JD has a task in 2nd round versus Dementieva.

If she does somehow get over her, it will be Stosur v Dokic in round 3.

Привет
May 26th, 2009, 11:26 PM
I didnt expect him to win, but i expected at least one close set like 7-5

Even so, his performance was hardly embarassing... Philipp isn't Potito, and Bernard wasn't playing at home. I don't even know how much he likes clay, but he's Australian, so probably very little...

OZTENNIS
May 26th, 2009, 11:31 PM
^^
I would say that he hates it.
His hard flat groundstrokes don't bode well for clay.


Well done to the girls on their opening round wins; but it's not like we haven't had similar success in the last few years.
Stosur has a bit of a toughie in R2 in the shape of Wickmayer. Sam should win but anything is possible.
Jarka too has a toughie despite being ranked higher. Her form has been a bit dodgy recently but she goes in with a good chance.
Jelena has her work cut out for her, but she was very impressive in sets 2 and 3 yesterday and Dementieva was far from impressive in her opener. Jelena is in with a shot.
Olivia I think will lose in 2. No point hyping her chances.

southern star
May 26th, 2009, 11:44 PM
"Olivia I think will lose in 2. No point hyping her chances"

Point taken, but still... Kirilenko is probably a better player than KatBon at present, so the 17 year old should not be completely written off.

Buitenzorg
May 26th, 2009, 11:44 PM
Go the Aussies :bounce:

southern star
May 27th, 2009, 05:18 AM
Still, got to feel sorry for the Poms. Zero out of three.

pollison
May 27th, 2009, 05:25 AM
Up the Aussies...i was just thinking this exact thread when i turned my computer on!

So exciting.

PS TOMIC is sooo overrated...I dont like him at all

Huntress55
May 27th, 2009, 05:29 AM
Yeah I didnt expect much from Tomic, so not suprised at that. But still 5 out of 6 isnt bad at all ;)

I'd be nice to see at least 3 of them make it through to the next round as well. Dokic will have a tough much thought. Itd be great to see Stosur vs Dokic in round 3 though.

austennis
May 27th, 2009, 06:02 AM
yay so proud of aussie tennis..even though we have only a small contigent its still impressive and imagine if casey was back and alicia playing at her best :)
goodluck next round y'all
give tomic a break and time

Mynarco
May 27th, 2009, 06:07 AM
Luckily Dellacqua is not in the draw.

southern star
May 27th, 2009, 06:13 AM
Casey is still expecting to be back for the US Open.

switz
May 27th, 2009, 07:00 AM
Luckily Dellacqua is not in the draw.

she knocked out a top 10 seed here last year and made the final in doubles :confused:

Ziggy Starduck
May 27th, 2009, 08:31 AM
I'm blaming El Nino :D

southern star
May 27th, 2009, 11:26 PM
Doing alright in the doubles, too: Stosur/Stubbs, Dokic/Kleybo and Rodionova/Dushy all through to R2 in straight sets.

NeeemZ
May 28th, 2009, 02:49 AM
I'm actually really happy that Dokic and Kleybanova are playing doubles together considering their excellent match at the OZ open this year.

ivanban
May 28th, 2009, 06:55 AM
woohoo, go Sam :rocker2:

and (P)hewitt :tape:

southern star
May 28th, 2009, 11:37 PM
Two through to Round 3: Groth to play Jankovic and Sam to play Demento.

Привет
May 28th, 2009, 11:57 PM
Ugh, this thread just adds to my depression now. :sobbing:

southern star
May 29th, 2009, 12:27 AM
Still to hear whether Black and Huber will win by walkover due to Dokic's injury: reasonable chance, I suppose.

Harvs
May 29th, 2009, 01:03 AM
should have been 3, so close to being 4:(

Huntress55
May 29th, 2009, 04:38 AM
Glad to see Groth and Stosur go through. Should have been one more though :(
Hewitt to play tonight, not liking his chances though.

The Kaz
May 29th, 2009, 06:12 AM
Glad to see Groth and Stosur go through. Should have been one more though :(
Hewitt to play tonight, not liking his chances though.

Obviously :lol:

IceSkaTennisFan
May 29th, 2009, 06:20 AM
Gone are the days of Nicole Pratt :unsure:

Huntress55
May 29th, 2009, 08:24 AM
Obviously :lol:

Ive got like an inch of hope in me for him tonight haha, just as long as he is competitive.

Im more excited/nervous about the girls tomorrow night though.

serenus_2k8
May 29th, 2009, 08:32 AM
Congrats to the Aussies, thats great to see!! I like Stosur's game but she seems a bit of a b*tch compared to Dellacqua for example. Whats up with her btw??

Cant believe Dokic is hurt again, she could have been in the 4th round! Hope shes good for the grass!

southern star
May 31st, 2009, 11:51 PM
Only Stosur remains at 4R, but all in all I would think it has been a better RG than expected for the Australians, barring the JD injury.