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Washington R1: #283 Hailey Baptiste SHOCKS Madison Keys 7-6(4) 6-2

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Madison :facepalm:

Youngster seem good :yeah:
 

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OMG this is even worse than Sloane. Girl... :help:

The three biggest draws for Washington (Sloane, Madison, Coco) all out in the first round. :SNE:
 

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Keys is only about slams, Washington who?
 

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Good! I'm fed up with Gauff hype. The next Serena is finally here!!!
 

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Keys is different to Stephens in my opinion. I think she wants to win but her game just has such a low margin for error that you never know what you're going to get with her.
 

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Keys was godawful (and injured?) but Baptiste played a big part in this result. She's extremely talented and has a lot of potential.
 

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Madison :help:. Even worse than Scone.
 
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Never heard of this big babe power player. No pusher invited.
7-6 5-1 she leads Keys.

Keys is serving to stay in the match.
Keys has to hold here....... And she does. 2-5

Now let's see if Baptiste can string a couple of zingers here and serve it out. :)
When you get a top player in this position, you got to destroy her. Don't let her back in the match or you are toast.

7-6 5-2
big serve. unreturned: 15-0
another big serve. short return to be easily put away. She dumps it in the net. that was a gift. 15-15
ball in the net; another error 15-30. I think she is nervous.
2nd serve coming. What will Keys do to it? Nothing.
Stinging forehand winner from Hailey. Keys can't touch it.. too big. 30-30
Amazing outwide serve. Keys can't reach. 40-30
ACE to finish it.. WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!! What a powerful way to close out a match!!!
 

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When Bjorn lost, she was asking herself why she was hanging around in this MM.
 

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Move over Taylor Townsend...

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I always wondered how Keys could have any fans. By far the ugliest game in the top 100 and of the biggest overachievers in the history of the sport.
 

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Great win for the young Hailey <img src="http://www.tennisforum.com/images/smilies/cheer.gif" border="0" alt="" title="cheer" class="inlineimg" />
 

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17 year old Baptiste has great power, athleticism, speed and height(5'9?)
If Gauff equals the next V Williams..... then
Baptiste could equal the next S Williams.
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Keys is a 5 year top 20 player and was beaten by a 17 y/o ranked #283, playing in her hometown and not affected by the crowd.
Baptiste is one to watch, but one match does not make a star.
Next up is the totally different style of Mladenovic.
If Baptiste beats Mlad then the hype will explode.

I see Baptiste as possibly having a bigger future than Gauff, but a lot depends on whether or not she falls in love with something like a rap star.
Baptiste's emotional development could be the number one problem in her future.
 
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