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Yesterday 05:21 PM
Wintermute
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Mestach v. Robson?
Try again.
Yesterday 05:16 PM
otary
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Originally Posted by Wintermute View Post
$60k Croissy-Beaubourg (hard, indoor)

[1] Océane Dodin (FRA) v Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK)
Qualifier v Tamira Paszek (AUT)
An-Sophie Mestach (BEL) v Anna Kalinskaya (RUS)
Laura Robson (GBR) v [8] Isabella Shinikova (BUL)

Laura has 1-0 H2H with Shinikova and Shinikova has not been in amazing form recently. Hoping Laura can win and we can have dream second round.
Mestach v. Robson? I always think they played in the SF at Tarbes 2008, but when I check the results it usually turns out they were in opposite halves.

The match is not on tomorrow's OOP. I have a feeling R1 can take three days in French ITFs; perhaps I'm misremembering.

Those of you with better memories than me will recall that Laura beat Shinikova in her qualifying run at last year's USO, so this rematch will give a good indication of where Laura's form is compared to her best run post-injury.

Partnering Diana Marcinkevica in doubles.
Yesterday 05:07 PM
*hingis_forever*
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

The problem is every draw looks like a tough draw lately for Laura. I would like to see an in-form Laura against Dodin.
Yesterday 05:05 PM
Wintermute
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

$60k Croissy-Beaubourg (hard, indoor)

[1] Océane Dodin (FRA) v Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK)
Qualifier v Tamira Paszek (AUT)
An-Sophie Mestach (BEL) v Anna Kalinskaya (RUS)
Laura Robson (GBR) v [8] Isabella Shinikova (BUL)

Laura has 1-0 H2H with Shinikova and Shinikova has not been in amazing form recently. Hoping Laura can win and we can have dream second round.
Mar 23rd, 2017 10:06 PM
Mauriac
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

I'm not sure she likes any surface at the moment.
Mar 23rd, 2017 09:54 PM
Pierre.
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

I like green clay lol, but not sure laura does.
Mar 23rd, 2017 09:54 PM
Pierre.
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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I loved the blue clay too. It looked good on TV and it helped Federer win.
OMG a fellow Roger fan
Mar 23rd, 2017 09:51 PM
Wintermute
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

I loved the blue clay too. It looked good on TV and it helped Federer win.
Mar 23rd, 2017 09:44 PM
Mr.Sparkle
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Green clay looks so pretty to me. I loved the blue clay they had in Madrid a few years ago too.
Me too! I thought I was the only one..
Mar 23rd, 2017 08:38 PM
Royals.
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Although her first choice that week is 60k Istanbul. That would obviously be the convenient choice but then Indian Harbour will offer more points. And it's on green clay. I love green clay, I don't know why, lol.
Green clay looks so pretty to me. I loved the blue clay they had in Madrid a few years ago too.
Mar 23rd, 2017 08:34 PM
Mauriac
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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She's in the MD entry list for Croissy (or as I liked to call it, Croissant) Beauborg 60K next week.

Also, she's playing Istanbul 25K the week after! I was sifting through the entry lists and had a pleasant surprise seeing her there. Then the week after, she's down for indian harbour beach, and 80K (formerly 75K in old system) qualies.

Hope she plays them all!
Let's hope shes' handing out bakery products and not receiving them.

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Originally Posted by Mr.Sparkle View Post
Although her first choice that week is 60k Istanbul. That would obviously be the convenient choice but then Indian Harbour will offer more points. And it's on green clay. I love green clay, I don't know why, lol.
Me too. It's seem s sort of quaint.
Mar 23rd, 2017 07:10 PM
Pierre.
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Although her first choice that week is 60k Istanbul. That would obviously be the convenient choice but then Indian Harbour will offer more points. And it's on green clay. I love green clay, I don't know why, lol.
Haha. I'd rather her play Istanbul then tbh
Mar 23rd, 2017 06:43 PM
Mr.Sparkle
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Then the week after, she's down for indian harbour beach, and 80K (formerly 75K in old system) qualies.

Hope she plays them all!
Although her first choice that week is 60k Istanbul. That would obviously be the convenient choice but then Indian Harbour will offer more points. And it's on green clay. I love green clay, I don't know why, lol.
Mar 23rd, 2017 05:51 PM
Pierre.
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

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Yes it was a great experience anyway. the first day, I actually missed her match She just finished her match as I arrived at the tennis center. and I was shouting "Laura, Pls waiting",and she turned around to check if it was true someone was calling her.I don't think she expected she had fan in a itf tourny in Shenzhen. Yes,she was very nice. I asked her how was the match. She said,it was okay,but not good enough and I think it could be better. and I told her,we know it is hard time, but I believe in you.
and she seemed moved a lil bit and asked me if I will come back tomorrow,then I decided to extend one day in Shenzhen.

I think she lost the power of her forehand a lil bit,maybe because the court was fast and she didn't have enough time to hit the ball in her way. there was a vouluteer stood beside me,judged laura like: She seems tall and strong,but her opponent, that japanese girl hit the ball harder than her. It was what I concerned as well. But positively, I think her serve has improved a lot. both 1st serve and 2nd serve, maybe it is what Didi brought?
That's really sweet. good on you, must have been really nice for her.
Mar 23rd, 2017 05:49 PM
Pierre.
Re: Return Winner: The Laura Robson support thread.

She's in the MD entry list for Croissy (or as I liked to call it, Croissant) Beauborg 60K next week.

Also, she's playing Istanbul 25K the week after! I was sifting through the entry lists and had a pleasant surprise seeing her there. Then the week after, she's down for indian harbour beach, and 80K (formerly 75K in old system) qualies.

Hope she plays them all!
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