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Old Mar 14th, 2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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a little miami thread - Time for Petra to make some history?

So bored of Indian Wells now - get us to Florida already.

Petra has never won more than one match in any Miami main draw

Can she beat the heat, the humidity and the haters and make some history?

Or will the ♪ sky break in two ♫ over her little miami trip and it will be ♫ the end of her ♪ again


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Old Mar 14th, 2013, 11:15 PM   #2
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Draw will be on Monday?
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where's the indian wells thread? deleted?
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where's the indian wells thread? deleted?
Yeah,I closed the thread because,like 'Pling',I was getting tired of IW and Petra's disappointing ending there...figured that it was only a matter of time before someone else took the initiative and got us Miami-bound
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Old Mar 15th, 2013, 05:35 AM   #5
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So bored of Indian Wells now - get us to Florida already.

Petra has never won more than one match in any Miami main draw

Can she beat the heat, the humidity and the haters and make some history?
It's a serviceable title but,in keeping with the 'little' motif,I would've either left EVERY word,including Petra's name,in lowercase...or I'd at least make 'time' lowercase so that Petra stood out from the crowd....Anyhow,I can see that you've chosen the "" emoticon,but there are lots of pistols on Miami's streets,so we'll have to round up some more firepower to make sure that you've got enough back-up.

Petra had a breakthrough,of sorts,in IW,so let's find out if she can match,or EXCEED,that in Miami
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Is she still in Indian Wells?
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Is she still in Indian Wells?
Yeah, shouldn't she be practicing in Miami, getting acquainted, acclimated to the weather (unless better weather was coming and she was waiting it out), and consulting local Doc's?

Last year Petra stayed in/at Indian Wells and practiced, cause she said the weather 'suited her asthma'. This is despite the fact that a virus was running rampant, that she allegedly, may have contracted there as well.
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Yeah,I closed the thread because,like 'Pling',I was getting tired of IW and Petra's disappointing ending there...figured that it was only a matter of time before someone else took the initiative and got us Miami-bound
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Yeah,I closed the thread because,like 'Pling',I was getting tired of IW and Petra's disappointing ending there...figured that it was only a matter of time before someone else took the initiative and got us Miami-bound
I am not sure how many others feel the same way as I do but are keeping silent .....I strongly feel we should retain threads whatever Kvitty's performance & tournament outcomes ... it's a record of her tennis journey & will be a endearing reminder in years to come along with all her trophies, pictures and video clips....that we all were part of that special journey during her playing career....

Also worth remembering is that fans do spend time & effort despite their daily busy schedules to contribute to threads, so just deleting them because of a QF loss as in this case is almost saying that their time & effort in contributing to those posts has not been valued (lets not discount that there was in excess of 12,000 viewings of that thread)... as what keeps the 'Hello Kvitty Sub-forum' alive and kicking is the fans themselves.....

For example, I started the Photos thread the day Petra's sub-forum was created which also happened to be the day she won her first GS SF and earned her place in her first GS Final - there are so many precious contributions in that thread from all her fans who were part of that journey .... do I simply hit the delete button when she has a disappointing loss to erase all memeory or do I responsibly caretake the thread on behalf all those fans in a considerate manner....

Petra's first ever title in Asia/ Middle East and her journey to it was captured in the thread that was deleted so was her performance against Serena at Doha - so there were many precious moments ... that have simply disappeared...

so lets not throw out the baby with the bathwater in haste....Thank you.

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so lets not throw out the baby with the bathwater in haste....Thank you.
Well,I ended the original Petra's off-topic thread b/c there was loads of whining about it...and didn't wanna read the same complaints about the Desert thread.However,you've made some very reasonable arguments in the post above so,if I start another tourney thread in the second half of this year for one of Petra's events,then I'll respect your(and others')wishes
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Re: a little miami thread - Time for Petra to make some history?

This time WTA decided to feture all top players in All Acces Hour, here info, how we can send questions to Petra


btw, on IW radio was little insight on Djokovic that would keep Ex going on about Petra, her team, preparation and dedication for at least a month
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I am not sure how many others feel the same way as I do but are keeping silent .....I strongly feel we should retain threads whatever Kvitty's performance & tournament outcomes ... it's a record of her tennis journey & will be a endearing reminder in years to come along with all her trophies, pictures and video clips....that we all were part of that special journey during her playing career....

Also worth remembering is that fans do spend time & effort despite their daily busy schedules to contribute to threads, so just deleting them because of a QF loss as in this case is almost saying that their time & effort in contributing to those posts has not been valued (lets not discount that there was in excess of 12,000 viewings of that thread)... as what keeps the 'Hello Kvitty Sub-forum' alive and kicking is the fans themselves.....

For example, I started the Photos thread the day Petra's sub-forum was created which also happened to be the day she won her first GS SF and earned her place in her first GS Final - there are so many precious contributions in that thread from all her fans who were part of that journey .... do I simply hit the delete button when she has a disappointing loss to erase all memeory or do I responsibly caretake the thread on behalf all those fans in a considerate manner....

Petra's first ever title in Asia/ Middle East and her journey to it was captured in the thread that was deleted so was her performance against Serena at Doha - so there were many precious moments ... that have simply disappeared...

so lets not throw out the baby with the bathwater in haste....Thank you.
One of the bests posts I've read on this forum lately and I couldn't agree more.
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One of the bests posts I've read on this forum lately and I couldn't agree more.
You could've shown an ounce of backbone and asked me directly like Moose did...but that's not your style
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This time WTA decided to feture all top players in All Acces Hour, here info, how we can send questions to Petra


btw, on IW radio was little insight on Djokovic that would keep Ex going on about Petra, her team, preparation and dedication for at least a month
Your little jab at Ex aside,do you sincerely feel that Nole had any insights that Petra could apply in her OWN career?
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Your little jab at Ex aside,do you sincerely feel that Nole had any insights that Petra could apply in her OWN career?
dunno but his dedication and drive to be on the top is amazing, they were talking how Nole when was younger when his breakthrough happened sought any help he could get to be better player. He wanted to learn how to transition, serve and volley properly because he thought to stay at #1 you have to go the ball and not wait for it to come to you, also Miles(or was it aussie dude) talked how he trained Nole for 6 weeks to give him basics in transition, told him to work on it everyday because you can't learn it overnight cos this takes years of practice. Petra doesn't need to be work out freak like him and spend 98% on practice court but at least she can take lesson from his book by trying to get best possible help from different sources not just rely on your own coach.
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