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Take out Basiclina in the next round Kween:hearts:

Fun match indeed, Su-Wei played her part. Sublime skill at times.

Osaka has the best 1-2 punch in the game.

Love the way she winds up the bomb forehands, nobody can bt her when she plays her best on hard.
 

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Super awkward @ net. Naomi will have a bucket of her favorite drink when Su-Wei retires.
H2H is now 4-1, I'm sure Osaka is fine with seeing her name in the draw :lol:
 

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Congrats naomi. Third set was near to clutch Naomi i know. She was everywhere. Stadium was full during 2nd and 3rd sets. Organizers need to look at themselves in shame to put world number one in court without hawkeye. Crowd was enjoying the match and cheering for my queen so much. Loved it.


So many wrong calls for Naomi, even some for hsieh but in the end Naomi won and that is what matters. But stop treating her horrible and put her in main courts instead of courts without hawkeye. Though she might lose next match but i hope she wins whole thing which will be slap on the biased organisers.


Naomi serve wasn't bad at all today but hsieh was returning amazing. I didn't know she was such a good returner. I was disappointed by naomi return of serve in first 2 sets but she made it up in 3rd set when she was crushung hsieh serve
Also liked how naomi saved so many break points in clutch moments with big serves. And saved her serve in second game of third set and then her destruction mode is on.
 

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Phew! That really was like a game of chess.
I liked Naomi's attitude in this one. As frustrating as Su-wei is to play against, she only did one basic throw of her racquet. Nice composure otherwise.

Hope she gets to play Sonya next.

I also liked that Naomi once against was basically escorted off the court due to all the autographs she was signing.
 

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Hsieh had 4 BP's to go up 2-0 in the 3rd, which would have been her 4th game in a row... once she didn't take those chances, Osaka took the momentum from her.
Yep. Not good enough on her BPs today. :sad: She was up a break twice in the first set and served for it too, might have been a very different match if she had closed it out instead of choking.

However, while in the first set Hsieh kept letting her off the hook, to Naomi's credit she came up with big serves in the big moments in sets 2 and 3, and in general played a more focused and consistent 3rd set than Hsieh after surviving that game at 0-1 where Hsieh probably should have broken. This is definitely the most motivated she's looked on court in many months which is a positive sign in itself.

Sad about this result (Cinci was coming close to becoming my new fav tournament!! :lol:) But this has been the best WTA rivalry of the year so far... wouldn't mind seeing Hsieh get another win over her before it's over! ;)
 

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Unbelievable how much Crowd Support Naomi gets these Days. She had to do at least 10 Minutes of Autograph Signings & Selfies after the Match. She is such an adorable girl.

Best Match Naomi played since beating Vika at Roland Garros methinks. She had to deal with the Situation of no Hawkeye and did well considering those circumstances.

I would freak out over all these wrong Line Calls.
 

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H2H is now 4-1, I'm sure Osaka is fine with seeing her name in the draw :lol:
You're wrong. Only 1 of those wins has been scored in straight sets which was on clay, a surface neither is good on. She absolutely hates Hsieh variety. Sevastova is another one she absolutely doesn't like to face. It's the ultimate draw prank to have them both in the same tournament which actually happened at Aussie Open this year when Osaka barely beat them in B2B matches. Was set and 4-1 down against Hsieh.
 

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When Osaka is down 0-30 or 15-40 or even at 30-30, she unleashes bombs, unreturnable serves. She reminds me so much of Serena a few years back. She can sense when her game is threaten. She comes out swinging.
Where other girls shake and Double Fault, Osaka hits aces and service winners.
I love this girl. It's too bad she was on a Hawkeye-less court. Could have ended the match in that 2nd set. That Hsieh's shot was clearly out.
 

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Unbelievable how much Crowd Support Naomi gets these Days. She had to do at least to 10 Minutes of Autograph Signings & Selfies after the Match. She is such an adorable girl.

Best Match Naomi played since beating Vika at Roland Garros methinks. She had to deal with the Situation of no Hawkeye and did well considering those circumstances.

I would freak out over all these wrong Line Calls.
Tight slap on biased organisers.
And so many people lining to get her autograph. Such a star she has become. Wta needs a star like her!!!
Loved the match but no hawkeye. So many horrible calls for our girl but she pulled it off
 

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What a great match from both. Su-Wei shots are out of this world. Proud of how Osaka dealt with it, I still have nightmares from the 3rd set in Miami, so glad she got that monkey off her back. That Court 10 though, this is not 2017 FFS.
 

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When Osaka is down 0-30 or even at 30-30, she unleashes bombs, unreturnable serves. She reminds me so much of Serena a few years back. She can sense when her game is threaten. She comes out swinging.
Where other girls shake and Double Fault, Osaka hits aces and service winners.
I love this girl. It's too bad she has to play without Haweyes watching. Could have ended the match in that 2nd set. That Hsieh's shot was clearly out.
I think her Game is coming back together. I'd love to see her blast Basiclina off the Court in the next Round.
 

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I can't decide if I love this match-up or hate it :lol:

Naomi had me worried early in the third but she brought the heat big time to come through. Su-Wei played her part but wasn't good enough on BPs. Still, always a pleasure to watch her
 

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Camera angle i hated but it showed The easy power Naomi possess

Her winners were like missiles which dont look that big in normal angle
 

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Camera angle i hated but it showed The easy power Naomi possess

Her winners were like missiles which dont look that big in normal angle
It was incredibly strange to see Naomi playing so passivly against Serena in Toronto. Nice to see her playing more offense again.
Yes. I always hated her coach advise to take speed of her serve etc and naomi is agressive player . Her game is risky but pays off. She isnt made for passive style. Her high risk game will come with some losses but with bigger wins.
 
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