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Danči Dementia
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:12 AM
:bounce:

Mashabator
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:13 AM
Damn it Fran u had lots of chances :p

Pasta-Na
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:13 AM
:bounce:

Caralenko
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:14 AM
Win the title now. :tears: Finished it off what a spectacular DTL winner too.

Fran was very clearly tired from her battle with Kanepi though, she had great fight at the end.

tennis-insomniac
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:14 AM
Lana!!!! I swear If she had lost I'd not be able to sleep but Lana good match Franny :worship: great tennis from both Lena so athletic so agressive thanks now I can go study and rest well :D

claypova
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:15 AM
:inlove:

LENA YOU GOOO!!!!! BEAT THAT PUSHING PUSHER IN THE FINALLLL!!! :woohoo:

ED fan forever
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:15 AM
She got so tight at the end:tape:
No matter how many times Lenas been in that situation, she still gets tight closing out a match:help:
But yay! Two top 10 wins back to back is a great result for her after the season she's had.
She's put herself at the forefront of contenders for the last spot in Doha.
But more importantly, win title 17!!!!!!:bounce:

Svetlana)))
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:15 AM
Great 2nd set. Lena nearly had a repeat of her USO fail. Now win the title Lena!

InsideOut.
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:15 AM
Almost choked it away. Lena :bounce: Take the title and grab the YEC spot! :)

olivero
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:15 AM
Very entertaining second set

Lena played great, so the win is well deserved.
Too bad for Fran though :sad: she made way too many easy errors.

Zojirushi
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:16 AM
Glad to see Lena pull it through in 2 sets:banana:

Pops Maellard
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:16 AM
Lena. :hearts: Win the title.

itzhak
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:20 AM
The only person I think about right now is Vera Dementieva, poor lady...

Drimal
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:20 AM
Elena in 2nd Tokyo final after 2006 :woohoo:

This match had some really nice rallies. :drool:

Elena should cut down her double faults while serving for the match though.

Good luck in the final!

Raz0r
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:21 AM
:bigclap:

Anabelcroft
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:29 AM
Entertaining match

LCS
Oct 1st, 2010, 09:35 AM
Never in doubt.

Michael!
Oct 1st, 2010, 10:04 AM
Nice win for Elena, some good points here and there but still too passive in general and serve was pretty bad today (not even 50% first serves in) and again she had big mental problems after 53* in 2nd set, I just hope that this win gives her some confidence back, she will have chances against Wozniacki, I just dont hope that it will be similar like last time they played :o

KamilZ
Oct 1st, 2010, 10:07 AM
Oh Lena! :) Well done! :) :woohoo: GL in final!

DragonFlame
Oct 1st, 2010, 10:08 AM
With this win elena is back in the race for YEC. Now win the title and pass jankovic! :bounce:

Kworb
Oct 1st, 2010, 10:25 AM
http://i56.tinypic.com/51cw8g.jpg

Brena
Oct 1st, 2010, 10:28 AM
one more :cheer:

KBlade
Oct 1st, 2010, 11:05 AM
Wozniacki generally has enjoyed some good success against Dementieva, even before her break-through. She defeated her multiple times in the early 2009 season. I think her game provides Elena with some trouble. That coupled with Wozniacki's confidence, and the fact that she will be vying for her 5th title this season probably gives her the edge. Elena winning is not out of the question if she plays as well as we know she can, but I think it'll be Caroline in two.

QueenBee
Oct 1st, 2010, 11:43 AM
Lena :woohoo: Just 1 more.

Davai Lena!

JN
Oct 1st, 2010, 12:07 PM
http://l.yimg.com/us.yimg.com/i/mesg/emoticons7/113.gif

Hian
Oct 1st, 2010, 12:59 PM
Lena :bolt: :hearts: Splendid win :)
Francy :hug: So proud of her :hearts:

_Cell-chuk
Oct 1st, 2010, 01:33 PM
Order restored.

This shows what could have been at the French if Elena were not injured.

Hian
Oct 1st, 2010, 01:36 PM
Order restored.

This shows what could have been at the French if Elena were not injured.

I doubt it. Francesca at French open was amazing and better than today.
We will never know that.

tennis-insomniac
Oct 1st, 2010, 01:49 PM
^ at first I though that way too so I looked in their h2h found out that they have really tight h2h before french open Lena led their h2h 6-4b so we'd never know what would happen for sure

miffedmax
Oct 1st, 2010, 02:19 PM
If Lena had beaten Fran at RG, she would have been run over by a bus as she left the stadium after the match.

There are two things Lena is never meant to do. Bear my children and win slams. :bigcry:

Pebbles
Oct 1st, 2010, 02:21 PM
Go all the way, Lena :cheer:

zxcVbnm88
Oct 1st, 2010, 02:27 PM
Take the title!!!!

Elwin.
Oct 1st, 2010, 02:45 PM
:inlove:

Darop.
Oct 1st, 2010, 02:56 PM
Order restored.

This shows what could have been at the French if Elena were not injured.

I was waiting for some sort of bullshit like this to come up :lol:

Good job Elena :yeah:
Fran, please make yec or I will be very, VERY upset. :mad:

Uranium
Oct 1st, 2010, 02:57 PM
Lena:banana: Win your second Japenese plate:cheer:

saul1333
Oct 1st, 2010, 03:25 PM
Thank you Lena :hearts:

Kind of nervous at the end..please win the title :)

gmak
Oct 1st, 2010, 04:40 PM
well done Lena :bigclap: :yeah: :D :)
memories from the USOpen at 5-5 though :scared: :lol:

but i can't complain
after a bad season for her standards, she beats two top10 players and reaches a final after a looong time

win it all Lena :yeah:

Otlichno
Oct 1st, 2010, 05:33 PM
Thank you Lena! :dance: :cheer:

Sammo
Oct 1st, 2010, 07:03 PM
Just watched the highlights on sewta.com Damn that was horrible

DownInAHole
Oct 1st, 2010, 07:07 PM
Just watched the highlights on sewta.com Damn that was horrible

At least our ears are spared the horror of an Azarenka/Schiavone final.;)

cn ireland
Oct 1st, 2010, 10:08 PM
Well done Elena:yeah:

Best of luck for the final:).

samsam4087
Oct 1st, 2010, 11:45 PM
Well done Elena