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The first point I see is a JoLa doublefault :hysteric:
I start watching, Johanna gets broken.
I think we know who to blame here.

Just kidding. They had their chances in the first set and should have won that TB, but once again Vika/Murray came back from a 1-5 deficit.

I like Matwe, they seem to have fun playing together but Mixed is not very appealing for singles players. Even some doubles specialists (like Melo) skip it already.

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Lost our 3rd round mixed against Azarenka/Murray. We had our chances but we came up short! Thank Jo for playing with me:?? Next tournament will be Umag:) back to clay? #bidibadu #mizuno #headofficial #mixeddoubles #wimbledon2018
 

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You know it's a bad Wimbledon when all you care about is mixed.
 

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You can root for Freddie Nielsen to make his second Wimbledon final in men's doubles.
It really is a symptom of being addicted to this site that I hardly follow men's doubles. :lol:

I used to follow it more, but spending time here (and the way the media follows singles for both men and women) just makes it easier to follow WTA and ATP singles, and WTA doubles.

That, and more of my favorite women players play doubles. (Especially JoLa.)
 

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It really is a symptom of being addicted to this site that I hardly follow men's doubles. :lol:

I used to follow it more, but spending time here (and the way the media follows singles for both men and women) just makes it easier to follow WTA and ATP singles, and WTA doubles.

That, and more of my favorite women players play doubles. (Especially JoLa.)
I only started paying attention after the first women's SF. :p
 

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Didn't see the first set, but to me it felt like Vika/Murray switched to another level at 3-3 in the second. After that it didn't seem close.
Losing the first set like that was tough, but yeah the second was very competitive up to that point. Yet they had a chance to make it 4-4, but Vika/Murray seem to rise their level when necessary. I was watching their third vs Farah/Groenefeld and thought that one was already over at 1-5 and missed the rest.

Now I'm wondering if Jo is going to play doubles in either Gstaad or Moscow. Kiki and Flipper are missing both tournaments.
 

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I'm wondering if she'll play at all. I could see her ditch one or both.
I think it Jo's duty to go and defend Kiki's singles titles for her. The Gstaad trophy looks pretty cool, so I she gets it. :)

Good... luck!?

Afterwards you can celebrate by drinking rum and speaking like a pirate. And wear some scarves for effect.
I think you mean scARRRRRRves? And thanks.
 

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I would have been pretty furious with the Sith if she'd beaten JoLa and lost in the next round.

But anyhoo on to more and greater things for Jo.



I got a crown and minimiffed had his wisdom teeth out.

Jeremy, you should get tooth jewelry like JoLa while you're at the dentist anyway. It's obviously the key to landing a GGF.
 

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I think the key to winning grand slam events is beating JoLa in doubles... Pavic/Dabrowski, Krejcikova/Siniakova... and now possibly the Czechs again or Spears/Rosolska, and Azarenka/Murray.


I have a big, (temporarily) silver tooth right now. Luckily it's not one of the front ones. :toothy:
I am not sure I am ready for the massive influx of GG's if I were to get the JoLa tooth jewelry. :lol:
 

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Yeah crazy match. There was enough time to play both Mixed SFs on Court 1, first one starting at 6-6 in the third. I also read Bartoli commented the first four hours on TV, went to court to play her Legends match and returned before it was over.
Anderson played almost 11 hours combined in his last two matches.

Unrelated, but I saw this today: Damturneringen på väg tillbaka till Båstad. Sounds unlikely, but maybe some hope for the WTA Bastad?

Google Translate said:
The women's tournament on their way back to Båstad
There will be no women's week in Båstad this year. But hope is that WTA tennis will be played at the centercourse again.
"At best we will have a competition here next year," says Christer Hult, Event Director.
The rest of this report is behind a paywall, it would be interesting to see if they discussed the important stuff: who would be the new main sponsor, and where would they get a new license, since they sold theirs to Moscow?
 

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Unrelated, but I saw this today: Damturneringen på väg tillbaka till Båstad. Sounds unlikely, but maybe some hope for the WTA Bastad?
I think it's just wishful thinking at this point. The Båstad tournament was basically struggling to stay afloat for the entirety of its existence, and it sounds highly unlikely they've suddenly discovered the magic fix for it. And the location was really the root of all the problems, so I'm even more sceptical of a revival in the same location.

I also checked the other Swedish news: nothing.
 
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