Alexandra Dulgheru: Dark Horse at Roland Garros

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  1. Marius_Hancu

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    She's beaten Safina, Dementieva and Na Li recently
    she's performed very well in Warsaw (no spoilers)

    A lot of touch, all the shots (I saw last year performing a Connors-like skyhook; great dropshots; jumping 2HBH; great volleys, I wish she came more to the net)
    Knows the clay well, great shot placement, good strategy
    Able to stay in long matches and win them

    Disadvantage: Not that much power, not too big

    We'll see: 3rd round Wozniacki :)
     
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  2. THUNDERVOLLEY

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    Interesting.

    She seems to have a lot of strong positives in her toolbox, and beating the two biggest one-dmensional power bashers in the WTA (by far) in Safina and Dementieva means she may be able to handle their lesser ability-clones.

    Regarding Wozniacki...we will see, but she will need dictate points/finish them off quickly against one who is content to retrieve all day.
     
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    Oh god. I avoid every Wozniacki match like fire. Just look at the scores in the end. The pushing drives me crazy.
     
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    Her dropshots are asbolutely top-notch. Watched her yesterday against Li Na and first set today against Zheng and she played some nice claycourt tennis. Her defense is superb, although her attacking may be exploited.

    I'm quite confident that she can upset Wozniacki, who is somewhat injured and overrated on clay.
     
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