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BBB Maddi has done approximately billion lousy things during her tennis career but losing to a clay courter Hercock @ Wimbledon has to be the lowest point. Polona had not beaten top 20 player since 2015 and had never beaten one on grass.
 

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That was some of the most disgusting tennis I've ever seen. There was no tactical intelligence or restraint used by Keys. And it's well known that she is not a big fan of practice sessions, so it's hard to feel too bad for her if she's unwilling to hone her skills at the level required.
 

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Madison :help:. Once again she got an amazing draw at a Grand Slam, but as was bound to happen she can't keep taking advantage of them forever :eek:. It's bizarre that she has flopped at Wimbledon two years in a row though now. Better luck this summer and please play a full schedule finally :unsure:.

Hercog is quietly having a very good year, she should be seeded at majors soon.
 

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Thank God. Keys already fluked her way into the QFs of Roalnd Garros, we didn't need a repeat of that here. Thank you Polona for exposing that BBB. :cheer: Oh and please Wimbledon organisers, next time Keys is playing here, give these poor ballboys/ballgirls some helmets, she almost knocked some of them down several times. :tape:
 

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Really happy for Polona. :bounce: I know it was more or less self-destroyal from Keys but I don't mind. :) And she will actually play winner of Gauff/Rybarikova. :eek: Probablly best opportunity ever to reach R4 at grand slam.
 

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Hercog and Martic both had a fruitful clay season, it's surged their confidence and is carrying over to grass.

I see Keys going through the Sharapova evolution. A major grass court threat as a teenager that gradually becomes more and more of a clay specialist.
 

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Great result. I kept waiting for Hercog to choke but it never happened.
 

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Hercog is quietly having a very good year, she should be seeded at majors soon.
I think it's more fun with her playing the role of a slightly taller Kanepi, murdering seeds in the early rounds at Slams. But maybe that's just me.
 

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A contender for the worst match Keys ever played.

An absolute nightmare - anything she didn't have to miss, she missed. Hopeless until the very end.

Hercog was quite good in the first set - and her game can be quite annoying, those loppy forehands that end short behind the net, wtf? - but in the second set she kept giving her opponent chances that the American refused to convert over and over.

So I can fairly say Hercog won't go far either.

As for Madison, I think grass is the worst surface for her. I don't know if she can skip this part of the season from now on?
 

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give these poor ballboys/ballgirls some helmets, she almost knocked some of them down several times. :tape:
same could be said of Hercog actually - she barely missed Keys herself with one of those flying forehands.
 
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