AO 2013 SF: Li vs Sharapova

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  1. soyizgood

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    Shocked there isn't a thread. Which one prevails?

    I'm pulling for Li, but hopefully we get a good match.
     
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  2. soyizgood

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    Fitting it starts off with a Sharapova DF....
    Make that 2 DFs....
     
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    hoping for masha to win nostradamus's prediction
     
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  4. soyizgood

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    Not going to be much for rallies in this one...
     
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    Nice BH DTL by Li....
    BP Li... and Li breaks! 1-0.
     
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  6. axel89

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    li breaks wooh
     
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  7. TennisFan436

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    Come on Li!
     
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  8. JadeC

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    Hoping for Li-Azarenka final.
     
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  9. soyizgood

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    Nice running FH by m$ for break pt...
    Li's BH is on today. DEUCE!
     
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  10. soyizgood

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    Li holds for 2-0. Li 3.0 is quite patient and getting good at constructing points.
     
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  11. Defcon

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    The commentators still talking about bloody Serena. Shut up!
     
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  12. JadeC

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    Go Li! Looking good so far.
     
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  13. Brian11785

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    High quality from both players so far. Man, Li looks good.
     
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    i'm becoming a a big li na fan. especially in this match. hope she takes the early break and runs with it.
     
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  15. Tcbtennis

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    These women are pounding the ball. I'm rooting for Li.
     
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    Scorching BH DTL by Maria to hold. Li up 2-1.
     
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    Hoping for a Li/Stephens final. When was the last time there was a nice quiet womens final?
     
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  18. soyizgood

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    Li is bringing out her A game so far.
     
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  19. soyizgood

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    Li holds to love. 3-1.
     
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  20. soyizgood

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    Li is in the groove! FH DTL there.
     
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    Li Na's got this.
     
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  22. Brian11785

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    Mary Joe nailed it. Maria's cake draw may have lulled her into this match. Regardless, Li is in god mode ATM.
     
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  23. Tcbtennis

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    Li Na is such a great ball striker. When she holds it together, it is very impressive. And she is quiet when she hits the ball!
     
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  24. beast of mallorca

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    Just hope this annoying Shriek of a monster loses.
     
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    BP for Li....

    WOW! Nice ROS by Li to bring up BP #2...
     
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  26. OddJack

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    Li is spanking Shara
     
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  27. tennisfan829

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    damn nice return there by Li
     
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  28. OddJack

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    Seems like Aza got the title, with Serena gone ...

    Li is playing well though
     
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  29. soyizgood

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    If Li's playing under control, she can beat anybody.
     
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  30. OddJack

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    Love for Dimitrov is bringing shara down
     
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  31. soyizgood

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    Li breaks for 4-1.
     
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  32. beast of mallorca

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    Li Na is in the zone. Thank goodness I like Chinese food :)
     
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  33. JadeC

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    Double break!
     
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  34. tennisfan829

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    oh man Li is killing it nice
     
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  35. Defcon

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    Is there anyone pulling for Sharapova. Seems like everyone is for Li! So nice to see her play like this.
     
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  36. Brian11785

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    Carlos Rodriguez deserves a Nobel Prize in something. Because Li is laying a smart beat down on Masha.
     
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  37. soyizgood

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    Not another Wozniacki Turkish Airlines commercial.... isn't she back in Denmark being tucked to bed by daddy?
     
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  38. OddJack

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    That would make me happy, beating Aza in final

    Aza is too consistent though, Cahill is right, Li's Fh can go away any minute
     
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  39. Tcbtennis

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    Li came to play today. She is hitting so cleanly. Not going for lines, moving Maria around. Let's hope that this Li hangs around and the Error Li doesn't show up.
     
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  40. OddJack

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    Error Li is as bad to watch as clean Li is good.

    I like her style very much, always looking for attack
     
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  41. soyizgood

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    Maria has 2 BP... make that 1 now.
    DEUCE!
     
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  42. tennisfan829

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    wow its offense vs offense.. nice
     
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  43. Tcbtennis

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    High quality stuff from Li to save the break points.
     
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  44. soyizgood

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    Why didn't Li played like this years ago? She's patient, redirecting the ball using Maria's pace against her, and still being the aggressor...

    BP Maria....
     
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  45. OddJack

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    Shara is getting direction from coach,
     
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  46. beast of mallorca

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    Sharapova is the Tomic of TW. Almost everyone dislike her, which is well and good.
     
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  47. Relinquis

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    Li is doing well. Ahead by two breaks. Strong mentally, saves two break points. Let's hope she keeps it up.

    Love that she doesn't shriek like the other top women.

    By the way, is it Li Na, or Na Li?
     
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  48. soyizgood

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    Pova breaks. Li still up 4-2.
     
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  49. Ico

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    Sharapova should thank her lucky stars for Hawkeye.
     
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  50. tennisfan829

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    well Masha gets one break back
     
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