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Marissa Irvin vs. Alexandra Stevenson

Can Irvin pull the "upset" over Alex? Irvin has to be playing well, as she qualifed, while Alex has been in a slump. Alex has lost 7 of her last 10 matches.

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irvin has the game to win and she has beaten henin before. both these players are quite similar. they both have big games and are both very inconsistent. irvin has a bit more speed and a bit less power in the serve although she can match stevenson in power. in the past she has played with just as much power.

i want irvin to get in the top 50 but one win won't do that and i want stevenson to get back to the top 20. i think stevenson would have more of a chance against serena but i doubt she would win.

this one is hard to call. i think it will be a three setter unless stevnson is on and then it would be 2 quickish sets.

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Why did they have to play each other?!?!?

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I pick Irvin. I didn't see Alex play thouh, only practice for a bit. Irvin though is playing great tennis. Lindsay Lee played an excellent match gainst her today. Lindsay went for her shots, hit the lines, and Irvin played a great tactical match. She knew when to hit deep, when to go for it, etc. She really made Lindsay overhit quite a few times. She can do the same to Alex.

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They are doubles partners for this week also. They've known each other since they were young. They used to play against each other a lot, especially in the junior California circuit along with Venus and Serena. I say that Alex will beat Marissa in 3 sets.

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I want Marissa to win this one, I think she's by far the better player, even though the rankings won't show it.
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Better luck next time Marissa!

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Better luck next time Marissa!
Go Alexandra Stevenson...

You will be a good player if you win this match then get rid of the designated #3 player in the final.
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