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Yes, Congrats to Babs and Sinia, may they get many more titles..... and into Miami late, esp. for Sinia as she will have to play on Tuesday or Wednesday.
 

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Very nice result for the Czech ladies - are they playing Miami? Would be great to see them make an attempt at the sunshine double.

Katka is now 2100 points clear of Gauff at the top of the rankings (ignoring Barbora as she rarely plays without Katerina anymore), and she's got basically nothing to defend (including 0 at Roland Garros) until Berlin. She's currently tied for #10 on the longest-running doubles #1s list and she's probably going to be threatening Sanchez Vicario for the #6 position by the end of her current run even in the worst case scenario. If the Czechs end up playing Miami/Madrid/Rome/Paris, she could easily go clear of 10k points. And that's with Wimbledon counting for 0.
 

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If they go on like this for another five years, they may end up as one of the TOP3 doubles teams ever.

Still a way to go so no lack of motivation.
Yeah, it looks like there is not much resistance out there this year for them since other players changed teams in the off season, so if there aren't other good teams out there they have a great chance to win every event they enter, the only thing is they don't always play the same event.
 
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Yeah, it looks like there is not much resistance out there this year for them since other players changed teams in the off season, so if there aren't other good teams out there they have a great chance to win every event they enter, the only thing is they don't always play the same event.
They are intentionally limiting where they play doubles, 2 weeks tournaments mostly.
When they sign up for something, there is a real risk that they will have to play it all through, and together with singles it would be too much (for Bara now).

As of now, they are able to win big titles without "practising together" on the smaller tournaments, so they can keep it as it is.
 

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Is there any team with a realistic shot at beating them at the Slams? :spitrofl:

Krejcikova is 27 years old so she may have to focus on her singles career to preserve energy at some point. They win the USO and they have a Career Slam x 2 and nothing to prove anymore. Team up again for Paris 2024 and that's it.
 

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Phew! That was unnecessary! The Czechs started brilliantly, both playing well and Siegemund and Haddad Maia were not in the match. Credit to them for fighting, but this match was about Katka. Her serve had been much more solid lately, but it was back to the bad old days today and her forehand leaked errors too. That they managed to get the win is a testament to teamwork and Krejcikova playing the solid partner for a ragged Siniakova. Winning while not playing your best is the mark of champions. Congratulations Czech girls but this was highly stressful for us fans. My fingernails are shredded!
 
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Phew! That was unnecessary! The Czechs started brilliantly, both playing well and Siegemund and Haddad Maia were not in the match. Credit to them for fighting, but this match was about Katka. Her serve had been much more solid lately, but it was back to the bad old days today and her forehand leaked errors too. That they managed to get the win is a testament to teamwork and Krejcikova playing the solid partner for a ragged Siniakova. Winning while not playing your best is the mark of champions. Congratulations Czech girls but this was highly stressful for us fans. My fingernails are shredded!
I don't think you can say that Haddad Maia didn't have a chance, she's proven herself to be a good dubs player, Siegemund too.
 

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Is there any team with a realistic shot at beating them at the Slams? :spitrofl:

Krejcikova is 27 years old so she may have to focus on her singles career to preserve energy at some point. They win the USO and they have a Career Slam x 2 and nothing to prove anymore. Team up again for Paris 2024 and that's it.
I think for a team with this potential for the history books, it would be a mistake to stop early just for the sake of making Barbora's singles career a little bit easier. They should really be aiming for Zvereva/Fern谩ndez numbers, and there are a couple of records where Navratilova/Shriver are within reach. They hit nothing to prove territory after the US Open last year, so it's all stat-padding from here on out one way or another.
 

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Nice to know that Townsend/Fernandez gave them their toughest match.
 
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