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Old Jan 7th, 2013, 05:46 PM   #16
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

You can do it Na!
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Old Jan 7th, 2013, 05:47 PM   #17
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

She is more than capable.
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Old Jan 7th, 2013, 06:43 PM   #18
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

... so ambitious with her ranking
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Old Jan 7th, 2013, 07:07 PM   #19
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

She can do it, i mean she can trouble the top players thats for sure, and she has a slam in her belt. So why not?
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

Both are possible.
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

Why she used OR word? She is capable to do both things. I find her as a strong contender at AO, the strongest after Serena.
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

At least she's not aiming for number one, like some other people
I think it's great, it's both ambitious and modest, she blatantly says she can't be the best.
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

I think it seems like a good sign from Li - I felt like last year she played the slams like someone who had already achieved what they wanted to and was no longer giving everything... she has the game to hang with everyone (especially at the AO and French) so if she has the drive and a little consistency she can definitely threaten another slam run. She's also one of a very few players who has the speed and power to play Serena without being made to look dreadful (Ok, the H2H is 1-6 to Serena, but unlike a slower big hitter type of girl, all those matches have been a contest) I think she has every right to have a goal like that, and it could be the spur she needs to make another good run at a slam.
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Old Jan 9th, 2013, 03:17 AM   #24
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

I think what is most impressive is that she decided to go with Carlos Rodriguez's plans for her (whether they bear fruit remains to be seen) and is willing to make what seem to be fairly major changes this late in her career. It shows she still has serious goals, and deservedly so. If she keeps her head about her, she is certainly capable of achieving both goals.
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

So she has to be better than Williams, Azarenka or Sharapova
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

Well, after missed the 2nd slam in Melbourne, she finally made it to Top 3.
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Old Oct 26th, 2013, 01:54 PM   #28
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The women's tour was the same last year and she managed to blow 4 match points against Kim, get bageled by Shvedova, kicked out of Wimbledon twice, and lose to Robson in the USO.

I should stop talking, because I love Li, but her slam performances since winning one have sucked.
2012 was bad, but 2013, she had a QF, a semi and s final.
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Re: Li's New Year's resolution: "I want to be top 3 or win a Grand Slam"

Interesting. And it happened. A little vodun to have Sharapova re-injure her shoulder and voila!
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