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Today 10:24 AM
Shvedbarilescu
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

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Originally Posted by HowardH View Post
She's definitely figured something out. A lot more aggression, her attacks are more consistent.

She always had tremendous athleticism in that little body, and her technique didn't have major flaws, she just couldn't harness it properly.

Forehand in particular, I think, has improved.
100% agree with you on each point. I think a lot of Aleks' improvement has been just figuring out how to utilise her skills better on the court. But there have also been some tangible improvements too. Her serve which has always had it's moments is stronger and more consistent, her court coverage which has always been a strength has been even more so lately but as you say, the biggest improvement has been the forehand. She has turned that shot into an often lethal weapon.
Today 09:29 AM
Bino
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Alex lost the final 26 63 26

But Serena was just too good in the decider. Both players had pretty good stats though.
Today 07:28 AM
HowardH
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

She's definitely figured something out. A lot more aggression, her attacks are more consistent.

She always had tremendous athleticism in that little body, and her technique didn't have major flaws, she just couldn't harness it properly.

Forehand in particular, I think, has improved.
Yesterday 01:42 PM
Shvedbarilescu
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Well Aleks is into the final in Guangzhou. It is great that all Aleks' work and effort and all the improvements Aleks has been making the last few months are now bearing some fruit. A win tomorrow will put Aleks in the top 50 where she belongs.

Have to say, I know Aleks has lots of support both in this Serbian forum and in the General messages forum too. But now that Aleks is having her most successful week on the tour virtually everyone seems to have suddenly got very quiet. Strange. I don't now why that is. Maybe posters here are afraid of jinxing her by getting too excited or maybe after years of accepting Aleks as a player ranked around 100 this new improvement is a bit of a shock to the system and it is just a little hard to take in right away.

I do think however the way Aleks is playing is for real, and it is time to accept that Aleks is now a top 50 level player who is getting better and better by the day. And hey, isn't this what we have been waiting for? And isn't a little rejoicing in order?

Honestly, the way Aleks is playing right now, I am already very excited about her prospects for 2018.
Sep 18th, 2017 02:35 PM
Shvedbarilescu
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

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Originally Posted by RU90 View Post
When is she going to wear a new outfit? I like the hot pink one from the clay season much better.
Yeah, she has worn it awhile but I actually think she looks really good in this outfit. Then again for me Aleks would look great in a paper bag. (The hot pink one is very nice too but, seriously, I can't imagine anything not looking great on her. )
Sep 18th, 2017 02:12 PM
RU90
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

When is she going to wear a new outfit? I like the hot pink one from the clay season much better.



Sep 18th, 2017 09:26 AM
Shvedbarilescu
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Very postive win by Aleks today against Tsurenko. Tsurenko was the defending champion here and she also had a 4-0 record against Aleks. Aleks didn't look happy on the court. To be honest, she looked unusually frustrated and like she didn't wish to be playing tennis.

Yet she still forced herself to give her best effort and it paid off. Nice win for Aleks and it opens up the draw very promisingly. Hopefully this will be the tournament she finally goes deep into.
Sep 13th, 2017 07:33 AM
Shvedbarilescu
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Thanks @RU90 for that wonderful collection of videos and photos from Aleks match with Kimiko. Even though the match itself was an easy routine win for Aleks the whole ceremony and everything that went with it was very moving and Aleks carried herself with such class as she always does. Kimiko is a legend and she is one of my alltime favourite players. In fact this match was my number one favourite player in the game (Aleks) vs my second favourite player (Kimiko). So for me personally it means so much to see Aleks showing Kimiko so much warmth and respect. I love the photo of them together too. I will put that up as my desktop background photo.

Really pleasing to see Aleks continuing her great from with a nice win against Alison Riske too. She is playing super and there is a very good opportunity for Aleks to go further this week, hopefully a lot further.
Sep 13th, 2017 05:21 AM
Elkwood
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

She just blew past Riske 63 64 -- Alex is playing well !!
Sep 12th, 2017 11:47 PM
RU90
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Sep 4th, 2017 05:33 PM
rucolo
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Alex

Görges was simply stronger. Still a good tournament. Keep it up !

Highlights

Sep 1st, 2017 09:23 PM
Milan.
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

She should've won that last game... Damn. Julia was obviously a better player out there, but not that better.

Lovely exchange at the net as well.
Sep 1st, 2017 08:10 PM
Elkwood
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Krunic lost 36 36. The last game lasted some time as krunic saved a few mp.

JG was just so strong today. Krunic didnt play that bad i thought.

Nice to see her have a 3rd in a major again. Hope she can continue the good play !!
Sep 1st, 2017 01:58 PM
RU90
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

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Will the match today be streamed?
Yes
Sep 1st, 2017 01:48 PM
Just Do It
Re: Aleksandra Krunic

Will the match today be streamed?
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