WTA Rome Final: Azarenka vs Serena

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Will Serena keep her streak going?

  1. Serena in 2

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  2. Serena in 3

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  3. Azarenka in 2

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  4. Azarenka in 3

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  1. romeo8880

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    Who will win?
     
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  2. 1477aces

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    Serena Williams
     
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  3. romeo8880

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    I think Serena in 2.
     
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    Two extremely classy players, which one do I want to lose more? Crickey, I just don't know.

    Serena in 2.
     
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  5. NLBwell

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    Though it's neither players' favorite surface, I'll go with Azarenka since she won the last time they played.
     
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  6. MichaelNadal

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    I don't think anyone is stopping Aneresaurus right now.
     
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  7. Love Game

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    Vika had some sloppy games in her match vs. Sam, and if she goes walkabout like that against Serena, that w/b the end of it. She could possibly win if she keeps her control tight, but she's been up and down, while Williams has been steadily improving. I doubt the Rome crowd cares which one takes it, now that their countrywomen have been defeated. I'm guessing Serena's gonna match Victoria's grunt on every stroke, stroke for stroke, which could be comical from time to time. Vika wants to get her no. 1 ranking back, and S wants to keep it. I'm assuming each will give her best, so at least it shouldnt' be boring! :mrgreen:
     
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  8. beast of mallorca

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    Both are unlikable, arrogant "ladies".
    This is really difficult. Game wise, it's Serena in 2.
     
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  9. Love Game

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    Doubles Final Beginning

    [1] S Errani (ITA) / R Vinci (ITA) vs S Hsieh (TPE) / S Peng (CHN) - WTA
     
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  10. romeo8880

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    Changed my mind. Picking Vika.
     
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  11. DRII

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    Aza hits the ball early and clean enough to actually give this current Serena some trouble, but her serving has been suspect this tournament; so its Serena in 2 relatively tough sets or 3 sets with one blow out for Serena...
     
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    Actually Serena won the last time they played, which was in Madison Square Garden.
     
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  13. Love Game

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    did williams even come in once during the azarenka serve? all i saw was williams on the baseline, aza making ue's, and williams breaiing her from the baseline

    gonna have to do better than that, vikka! :oops:
     
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    Early goings prove you right.
     
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  15. romeo8880

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    Azarenka playing like crap.
     
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  16. pound cat

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    Serena is looking very fit and toned ...Azerenka is playing great, but Serena is playing better.. First 2 games...Serena 2-0
     
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  17. Love Game

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    aza not playing so great ... she's lost her serve a second time. dont remember why the first time but this time it was b/c of a UE!

    THIS is not entertaining. you gotta at least not UE yourself into service breaks ... gag

    lol one fun thing is seeing Redfoo in sad face! :lol:

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    FINALLY!!! vikka starting to show some consistency, takes back one of her breaks, 1-3

    and bob's your unkle serena recovers the break, 4-1 ..... now if kerber were here, she'd come back from 1-4 down to win the set .... hope her back is 100% for the French
     
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  18. romeo8880

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    Pathetic serving from Azarenka.
     
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    Beatdown is in session.
     
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    Serena should trash her way to next 3 slam titles.
     
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  22. Love Game

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    i was thinking same thing! only redeeming feature of the breadstick from serena to vikka is taht she didnt threaten to stuff it down her throat.

    breadstick, vikka!!!!! :shock:
     
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  23. Soianka

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    Doesn't look like Vika is playing poorly, just Serena is playing a lot better.

    Still Serena only has 45% of first serves in.

    Just shows how much better Serena is than everyone else.
     
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  24. Soianka

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    Looks like Maria made a wise decision to withdraw from the tournament.
     
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  25. MichaelNadal

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    It's ridiculous what Serena is doing at this point in her career. Ridiculous.
     
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  26. kalyan4fedever

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    Nope Masha will win french open again and serena will be out before the final
     
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  27. Love Game

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    Champion today makes € 343,548 + 900 Pts

    Runner-up makes € 171,774 + 620 Pts.

    pffffffff :eek:
     
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  28. romeo8880

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    Some of these players are so dumb. You see Serena move to one side of the court and you hit it right to her. Real intelligent.
     
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  29. Hitman

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    If Serena faces Maria in the FO final, I think it will be a blood bath.
     
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  30. The-Champ

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    oh so this is where the party's at..
     
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  31. Hitman

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    Sick pass from Serena! Unplayable, simply unplayable.
     
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  32. The-Champ

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    oh my lawd....she is brutal :D
     
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  33. MichaelNadal

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    I was gonna nap for an hour, perhaps I'll get up and watch this.
     
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  34. Hitman

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    Serena nearly made that pass at full stretch as well. She is moving sensationally on the red clay this year.
     
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  35. The-Champ

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    aza is playing really well. 2-2 all second set..
     
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  36. Soianka

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    You should join the tour and show them how it's done.
     
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  37. Love Game

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    hope you didnt change your sudden death league pick too!?!?! :???:
     
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  38. romeo8880

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    If only I were female.
     
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  39. Hitman

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    I think this is where Serena will take the match. Vika is fighting bravely, but it seems a slight slip and it's lights out.
     
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  40. romeo8880

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    Scary if Serena maintains this level of play through the French.
     
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  41. Hitman

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    Yep, I called it. :)
     
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  42. romeo8880

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    I think Azarenka breaks back here.
     
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  43. Hitman

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    Vika is hobbling around. Is there something wrong with her?
     
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  44. Hitman

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    And indeed she does. :)
     
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  45. romeo8880

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    Not that it means much, because Serena is just destroying Vika's serve lol.
     
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  46. The-Champ

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    aza breaks back...
     
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  47. The-Champ

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    that's it for me folks...time for some chow...
     
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  48. romeo8880

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    Vika shoulda won that point at 40-15. Might come back to bite her now.
     
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  49. SLD76

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    score?

    and is wang fu or whatever vika's bf's name is, is he at the match?
     
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  50. Soianka

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    Yes, Red Foo is there.
     
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