The "What's right with her?" thread

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  1. berg

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    Not the *other* thread. Not who is the GOAT thread.

    The "What's right with her?" thread. No? Too hard? Not sexy enough?

    Talk about Garbiñe Muguruza if you must.
     
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  2. soyizgood

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    Only saw a bit of Muguruza before. She's beaten a few quality players already, so she has upside. Much of the talk of this young batch has centered around Stephens, Robson, Watson, so she could sneak up under the radar.
     
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    I like how she is dubbed "classy" in another thread. Maybe that will sneak under the radar.

    Más, por favor.
     
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  4. Vanhool

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    I like this thread. My favorite thread (what's wrong with her) has become the go to for all things wta, even when things are good, which is ok I guess...

    But any way here's something that went right:

    The clouds of a mental meltdown began to form for Serena, but she pushed them away and woke up. Finished with 207kph ace down the T.

    And Muguruza shows some promise.
     
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    Goerges breaks through the 4th (round) Wall at slam.
     
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  6. Ico

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    She made the 4th round here last year. So she defended that breakthrough, I suppose.
     
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  7. berg

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    Kimiko Date. How to get your grin on!!
     
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  8. Brian11785

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    Kerber is a beast. People are always (justifiably) raving about how satisfying it is to see Radwanska take down the unforced error machines with her no-pace variety and strategy. I think watching Kerber's (against that same type of opponent) gutsy defense, pace-absorption and willingness to go for the big shot AT THE RIGHT TIME are equally thrilling.

    These two are the antithesis of the "What's Wrong With Her?" thread.
     
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  9. Duncan Bell

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    This thread has nowhere near as many legs as the other thread. Nowhere near as fun.
     
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  10. Duncan Bell

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    Oh, and what about Madison Keys?! Girl's got game
     
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  11. Brian11785

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    True. Positivity towards the WTA is not a stance most people here have any interest in.
     
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  12. sportlerin

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    I am glad for her and hopes she continues to improve her showings this year.

    For some reason though I wonder about her team; whoever they are in her box, coaches, trainers, etc. Something about their demeanor turns me off, they seem a little fly-by-nightish.
     
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  13. Duncan Bell

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    Indeed.

    For the reckon, I quite enjoy watching women's tennis and really enjoy watching Robson, Azarenka, Radwanska and Ivanovic in particular.

    But pontificating on the drama and the meltdowns is just downright entertaining.
     
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  14. dlesser13

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    Kuznetsova quietly making her way through the draw, pretty convincingly too. I like her chances tonight against Navvaro. Svetlana had a bad 12 season, but she has the game to win slams if she keeps her head on. I think she will return to form this year or at least make a presence in a few of the slams. Can't believe she was unseeded.
     
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  15. Soianka

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    She really does.

    I think either her or Jamie Hampton might turn out to be the best of the young ones.
     
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  16. GhostDog

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    I saw a bit of her match vs Kerber. She really hits the ball hard. I like her game more than Sloan Stephen's. I think she'll be better in the end.

    Radwanska is making it look easy right now, but I still don't she could be Serena in the finals if they meet.
     
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    she lost her rankings due to injury. last week at Sydney she had to qualify
     
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  18. Vanhool

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    Yes, comment on her in this thread while you can! Much as I like her, I couldn't bring myself to choose her for my sudden death pick, even in R1. But she's doing well right now.
     
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    Last time I checked, Li Na was applying for a membership of this club. Is she in yet?
     
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  20. Brian11785

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    If she can get past Radwanska, she might be able to get a visitor pass. Past Sharapova/Kerber, then trial membership. Take the final, and we'll stop talking about her in the other thread for at least a week.
     
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  21. Soianka

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    Hmmn, I may be right about this Jamie Hampton.
     
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  22. Soianka

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    Unfortunately Jamie said she has 2 herniated disks in her back. Wonder how that will bode for having a pro career.
     
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  23. NLBwell

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    Definitely a vote for Laura Robson.
     
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  24. NLBwell

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    And now a vote for Sloane Stevens, too.
     
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  25. Tafmatch

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    There sure is an awful lot right with Masha.
     
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    Hopefully Li gives Sharapova a match. It's just when these two play the UEs come in batches.
     
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