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Aphrodite
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:37 AM
Rubin led 6-4 *2-0
Myskina was making too many unforced errors, anyway she struggled to come back and win the second and then in the third she cruised making13 or 14 winners and only 3 unforced errors.

Anyway bad luck Chanda:(
But great win and effort Myskina:)

TeeRexx
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:40 AM
Damn! Oh well.

Congrats Skin.
Good match, Chanda.

Hurley
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:49 AM
Nastya hit 15 winners and only 5 UE's in the third set. If Nastya hangs around enough to win a second, you're often dead in the third. She's done this a number of times. :)

Good match, Chanda...she's still on the up and up.

Congrats NASTYA! First major quarterfinal!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Aphrodite
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:52 AM
I was close enough;)
but I love watching NASTYA:kiss:

SM
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:53 AM
im so happy for her to finally do well in the slams!shes always had the artillery

Tennis Fool
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:54 AM
Still, she's gonna get killed by the Williams sister, Kim.

Rollo
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:56 AM
Well, with other stars falling it keeps Myskina's hopes of cracking the top 10 alive.

Aphrodite
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:58 AM
kim hasn't won yet

tenn_ace
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:00 AM
Nastya! Finanlly a breakthrough in the Slam!:)

TheBoiledEgg
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:02 AM
great win Anastasia :)

she proved all her doubters wrong :D
but don't stop there, go and make the semis :) :)

Simplify
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:05 AM
Was Chanda hurt?:(

Aphrodite
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:06 AM
TheBoiledEgg:kiss:
Congrat Anastasia:)

Aphrodite
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:08 AM
no, why does chanda have to be hurt to lose, Anastasia played great she made 15 winners and 5 unforced errors in the 3d set:)

Gonzo Hates Me!
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:09 AM
Congrats to the sensual Myskina... for now... MUAH HA!!!

Simplify
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:11 AM
I was asking because I know she's had some problems with her ankle.

Tennis Fool
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:15 AM
Originally posted by Simplify
Was Chanda hurt?:(

No, she was playing with a Hingis serve (you know 75% in, 50% winners).

Plus, she had all chances of taking the second set, consistantly breaking AM's service, but she couldn't consolidate. AM has a great ROS.

She lost the second set 6/4, and her concentration with it (shadows of Capriati???)

Simplify
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:18 AM
Thanks, TF. We got no coverage of it here, so I had no idea what kind of match she played, and why?

tennisIlove09
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:31 AM
great win! I'm surprised she beat Rubin, actually, but still great win.

~ The Leopard ~
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:51 AM
Two players that I like.....would have been happy for either of them.

Anyway, great effort by Anastasia.

vutt
Jan 20th, 2003, 03:40 PM
Nastya's best GS performance, congrats!

but lets give some credit to Rubin's 4th round achievement to. She have been very stable in last 4 GS'

auntie janie
Jan 20th, 2003, 03:43 PM
Wow, really a great win for Nastya. I underestimated her! :D

Sonja
Jan 20th, 2003, 04:40 PM
What jouissant said!

sartrista7
Jan 20th, 2003, 06:25 PM
Nastya :hearts: Way to exceed my expectations, girl :D

elektra 4 u
Jan 20th, 2003, 06:53 PM
:( i am so disappointed. This was Chanda's big chance of making the quarters at last of a slam without facing a williams in the 4th round. Chanda musn't have been playing at the same level as she was in the 3rd round when she played awesome tennis against schwartz.I thought she'd win this easily as she leads like 4-0 in the head-to-head:( does anyone know did Eurosport show this match live?

TheBoiledEgg
Jan 20th, 2003, 07:00 PM
Originally posted by elektra 4 u
I thought she'd win this easily as she leads like 4-0 in the head-to-head:( does anyone know did Eurosport show this match live?

:rolleyes:

Actually H2H was 2-1 Chanda
now its 2-2.

and they only showed 1 point :mad:

CB
Jan 20th, 2003, 08:12 PM
:D:D:D :bounce:

Now who said Nastya can't do well in Grand Slams?

Maan I'm so proud of her ;) Crack into the Top 10!!

Looks like her shoulder is ok then ;)