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Purple_Rain
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:08 PM
Raise your hand if you're happy that Tsveti won a set.

Total points: McHale 100, Pironkova 74. I couldn't see the match, but I get the feeling Christina was the much better player and just choked away the second. This isn't a terrible loss for Tsveti, but oh, how I would have loved to see her upset Woz....

Srodgers
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:09 PM
Christina :cheer:

dynamoRockstarr
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:09 PM
Knew McHale could do it! :woohoo:

Doully
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:11 PM
Not again...

CrossCourt~Rally
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:13 PM
:woohoo: Way to close it out in the 3rd X-Tina :bounce:

RenaSlam.
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:14 PM
two tournament wonder Pironks :rolls:

young_gunner913
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:14 PM
Xtina :hearts: Taking out the trash!! :bigclap:

iPatty
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:14 PM
Great composure to dominate the third after choking away the second. :yeah:

Putting together a nice summer. Stanford R2, Carlsbad R3, and now R2 in Cincinnati. Doing a good job beating the players she's supposed to beat. Hope she has fun against Wozniacka in the next round.

Archaeo
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:22 PM
Tsvetana was god-awful on return today :smash: I don't know how she managed to win a set.

Hopefully she won't get demolished in New Haven. :help:

Jane Lane
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:24 PM
Much like the typical "No seed, no win" phrase we use for Gise, this is a case of "No Venus. no win" for Tsveti. :hug: Glad she won a set.

Xtina :yeah: GL against Rory's fuck buddy! :banana:

Viktymise
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:27 PM
Bleugh.

eDonkey
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:31 PM
It always hurts watching the other tournament results for Tsveti when the second WTA QF for the year is over.:ignore:

Looks like Christina did way better watching the stats.Still hurray for Tsveti for getting the second set after trailing 2-4.:clap2:

83% winning on 1st set and 6 aces!Christina!:worship:

Serenita
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:36 PM
:bigwave:

danieln1
Aug 15th, 2011, 11:36 PM
Piro back to business as usual...

She wants desperately face Venus in the Open :lol:

Linguae^
Aug 16th, 2011, 12:17 AM
Pironkova fluke.

Joey Darling
Aug 16th, 2011, 12:19 AM
Good win for Christina. I'm glad that she's doing well for herself. I like her game a lot.

shoparound
Aug 16th, 2011, 12:20 AM
Nice job Xtina !

edificio
Aug 16th, 2011, 12:31 AM
Well done, Christina. Probably should have taken that second set.

mauresmofan
Aug 16th, 2011, 12:41 AM
Pironkova had no chance whatsoever there was no V Williams in the draw that could inspire her to play well.

matty
Aug 16th, 2011, 04:33 AM
:)

Kevin.
Aug 16th, 2011, 04:36 AM
I was here. Check my thread for my report :)

iGOAT
Aug 16th, 2011, 05:51 AM
Good job Xtina :). No surprise ;).

She won't be able to keep the ball in enough to beat Sunshine though.

bandabou
Aug 16th, 2011, 06:42 AM
:lol: Pironkova turning into Venus-lite? Only able to shine at Wimbledon?! :eek:

Brad[le]y.
Aug 16th, 2011, 06:57 AM
Congrats Xtina :)

Tsveti had chances in the first set :shrug:

Fantasy Hero
Aug 16th, 2011, 07:13 AM
why does Tzveti even bother to play outside of wimbledon? :scratch:

Imperfect Angel
Aug 16th, 2011, 07:29 AM
Pironkova should go to New Haven now.:cheer:

Mistress of Evil
Aug 16th, 2011, 09:32 AM
Fluky :awww::hug:

GreenGrass
Aug 16th, 2011, 09:53 AM
She knows only how to beat Venus :oh:

Marcelo.
Aug 16th, 2011, 10:54 AM
Well done :oh: :inlove:

18majors
Aug 16th, 2011, 01:38 PM
Christina will be fine as long as she keeps on beating higher ranked players.

longtin23
Aug 16th, 2011, 01:41 PM
:help:
Piron is just a grass goat...