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Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by rex » Aug Thu 22, 2019 12:03 pm

Top Half:

N. Osaka [1] vs A. Blinkova
A. Sharma vs M. Linette
A. Potapova vs [WC] C. Gauff
[Q] Babos vs C. Suárez Navarro [28]

A. Kontaveit [21] vs S. Sorribes Tormo
A. Tomljanovic vs M. Bouzkova
A. Cornet vs J. Pegula
M. Minella vs B. Bencic [13]

A. Sabalenka [9] vs V. Azarenka
Y. Putintseva vs M. Brengle
K. Kanepi vs T. Maria
[Q] Hogenkamp vs D. Vekic [23]

J. Goerges [26] vs N. Vikhlyantseva
[WC] F. Di Lorenzo vs V. Kudermetova
P. Parmentier vs A. Pavlyuchenkova
[Q] Badosa vs K. Bertens [7]


S. Halep [4] vs [Q] Gibbs
[Q] Townsend vs K. Kozlova
S. Cirstea vs K. Siniakova
A. Bolsova vs B. Strycova [31]

C. Wozniacki [19] vs Y. Wang
D. Collins vs P. Hercog
Xiyu Wang (LL) vs K. Flipkens (LL)
[Q] K. Volynets vs B. Andreescu [15]

S. Stephens [11] vs [Q]Kalinskaya
[WC] K. Ahn vs [PR]S. Kuznetsova
A. Krunic vs J. Ostapenko
A. Riske vs G. Muguruza [24]

E. Mertens [25] vs J. Teichmann
Kr. Pliskova vs [WC] D. Parry
A. Petkovic vs M. Buzarnescu
[Q] Allertova vs P. Kvitova [6]

Bottom Half:

E. Svitolina [5] vs [WC] W. Osuigwe
S. Zheng vs V. Williams
M. Puig vs R. Peterson
M. Niculescu vs D. Yastremska [32]

S. Kenin [20] vs [PR] C. Vandeweghe
(Q) M. Frech vs L. Siegemund
L. Zhu vs [Q] Wang X.
M. Doi vs M. Keys [10]

J. Konta [16] vs D. Kasatkina
M. Gasparyan vs [Q] Hon P.
E. Alexandrova vs [WC] S. Stosur
V. Golubic vs S. Zhang (33)

C. Garcia [27] vs O. Jabeur
A. Sasnovich vs J. Brady
[Q] Bolkvadze vs B. Pera
[Q] Martincova vs Ka. Pliskova [3]


S. Williams [8] vs M. Sharapova
[WC] C. McNally vs T. Bacsinszky
[Q] E. Rybakina vs K. Muchova
[Q] J. Cepelova vs S. Hsieh [29]

P. Martic [22] vs T. Zidansek
[Q] A. Bogdan vs [Q] H. Dart
I. Jorovic vs I. Swiatek
E. Bouchard vs A. Sevastova [12]

A. Kerber [14] vs K. Mladenovic
F. Ferro vs D. Gavrilova
V. Kuzmova vs A. Van Uytvanck
[Q] Dolehide vs Q. Wang [18]

M. Sakkari [30] vs C. Giorgi
[Q] S. Peng vs [Q] V. Lepchenko
L. Davis vs [Q] J. Larsson
Z. Diyas vs A. Barty [2]

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Graveller » Aug Thu 22, 2019 12:17 pm

R1 Serena vs Sharapova !!!!! 😂😂😂😂

I almost died laughing.... conspiracy-lovers are gonna have a go at this one...
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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Grossefavourite » Aug Thu 22, 2019 12:58 pm

Random my eye. If Serena's back is still questionable and she's unable to serve well, Maria will win, given the enormous must-win pressure on Serena. This is the perfect storm for Maria to grab a win and get her comeback going, at least in the minds of her fanatics.

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Graveller » Aug Thu 22, 2019 1:50 pm

Grossefavourite wrote:
Aug Thu 22, 2019 12:58 pm
Random my eye. If Serena's back is still questionable and she's unable to serve well...
In that case, 80% of WTA would beat her... if they wanted Serena out, then I could name 30 players who would have a better shot at knocking her out instead of Maria who is already trembling now of the prospect of having to play against her....

In order to give Serena a mental motivation, this is the perfect draw. If you can't beat Maria V.2019, then you are not a candidate for the title...
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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Grossefavourite » Aug Thu 22, 2019 1:59 pm

Graveller wrote:
Aug Thu 22, 2019 1:50 pm
Grossefavourite wrote:
Aug Thu 22, 2019 12:58 pm
Random my eye. If Serena's back is still questionable and she's unable to serve well...
In that case, 80% of WTA would beat her... if they wanted Serena out, then I could name 30 players who would have a better shot at knocking her out instead of Maria who is already trembling now of the prospect of having to play against her....

In order to give Serena a mental motivation, this is the perfect draw. If you can't beat Maria V.2019, then you are not a candidate for the title...
Surrounding circumstances of her USO history, the scars from GS failures, and of chasing GS24 are veritable opponents too. She has to beat more than Maria, et al. Plus, the WTA wants to revitalize Maria on the tour. They don't care about the others, save Coco, Venus, Amanda.

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Aug Thu 22, 2019 7:12 pm

Where is my girl Kaja Juvan? No Qualies and No Main Draw? I was so looking forwards to watch her matches.

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Graveller » Aug Fri 23, 2019 3:39 am

Grossefavourite wrote:
Aug Thu 22, 2019 1:59 pm
. Plus, the WTA wants to revitalize Maria on the tour. They don't care about the others, save Coco, Venus, Amanda.
In that case, pairing Maria with Serena is the worst choice if it is all about WTA revitalizing Maria.

And as far as I know, slams are independent from WTA.... maybe it changed recently, but that is what I always thought....
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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by djmm1962 » Aug Fri 23, 2019 6:21 am

If Serena & Maria play (and that's a big IF), Serena will be ready!!

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Aug Fri 23, 2019 8:18 pm

R1:
S. Williams [8] vs M. Sharapova
[Q] Peng S. vs [Q]Lepchenko
[Q]Bogdan vs [Q]Dart H.

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Pyotr » Aug Fri 23, 2019 11:56 pm

Graveller wrote:
Aug Fri 23, 2019 3:39 am
Grossefavourite wrote:
Aug Thu 22, 2019 1:59 pm
. Plus, the WTA wants to revitalize Maria on the tour. They don't care about the others, save Coco, Venus, Amanda.
In that case, pairing Maria with Serena is the worst choice if it is all about WTA revitalizing Maria.
Actually it is the best choice.

Maria's greatest challenge and greatest reward.

If Maria were to beat Serena, it would indeed revitalize her image on
tour and give her renewed confidence(especially given she hasn't beaten Serena in nearly 15 years.) Do you think
Serena isn't aware of this. No way at RG she was going to play Maria if she had any doubts, thus she withdrew.

Serena loves to say she has nothing to lose. Maria, however, truly at this point has nothing to lose
and everything to gain.

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Ace2Ace » Aug Sat 24, 2019 2:03 am

Serena withdrew from the French Open because she injured herself in th 3rd of the Doubles' match. Were you watching?
She is not afraid of Sharapova who can't even read her serve when Cornet, Boozkova, Juvan and Osaka can rarely take a guess at where it's going.
This puts Sharapova at a huge disadvantage and Serena is very aware of it.
if Serena is healthy, she is not losing to someone who can't read her serve, even if the opponent swallows 19 pills of undetectable Meldo4.2 Syria Edition.

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Graveller » Aug Sat 24, 2019 5:01 am

Vondrousova out... still not recovered from her wrist-issues that started at Wimbledon. Pain apparently came back when starting to practice for the US Open...

That is another one who won't have a long career and/or won't be a consistent contender. Wrist issues at age 20 are imo showing that they possibly prioritised power over technical skills during their junior development... Without a decent wrist, your career is limited (see Clijsters, who could have achieved so much more but lost years due to the wrist-injury/surgery and was forced to play limited schedule afterwards and follow a rigid training program to save the wrist as long as possible)
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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Graveller » Aug Sat 24, 2019 5:04 am

Rybakina with a potential R3 vs Serena... I like those matches as it somehow reveals the potential of a player.
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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Pyotr » Aug Sat 24, 2019 5:07 am

Ace2Ace wrote:
Aug Sat 24, 2019 2:03 am
Serena withdrew from the French Open because she injured herself in th 3rd of the Doubles' match. Were you watching?
She is not afraid of Sharapova who can't even read her serve when Cornet, Boozkova, Juvan and Osaka can rarely take a guess at where it's going.
This puts Sharapova at a huge disadvantage and Serena is very aware of it.
if Serena is healthy, she is not losing to someone who can't read her serve, even if the opponent swallows 19 pills of undetectable Meldo4.2 Syria Edition.

Sure. 8)

Well, then nothing for you to get excited about.
Just saw on her instagram doing a cartwheel over Venus.
The back appears to be just fine, no excuses, just tennis.

Grossefavourite is absolutely right! if the WTA wants to revitalize Maria on tour, no challenge to her is greater
than Serena. For Maria, the opportunity to play and to defeat anyone else in this draw would not carry the
weight or impact of defeating Serena Williams.

Game on! Good Luck Ladies! :D

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Re: Ladies USO....2019 Maindraw......

Post by Grossefavourite » Aug Sat 24, 2019 11:47 am

Keep in mind, again, that Maria testes positive for dope right after playing Serena in Oz, so Maria has this in mind and no doubt wants to 'prove' she can beat Serena without chemical assistance. Serena, for her part, wants to send her own message, that doped or not, Maria is no match for her is she plays decently.

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