2013 Australian Open final- Na vs Azarenka

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Australian Open final winner- Na or Azarenka

Poll closed Jan 25, 2013.
  1. Na in 2

    34.2%
  2. Na in 3

    48.7%
  3. Azarenka in 2

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  4. Azarenka in 3

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  1. BlewByU

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    Ace from Li !

    Come one Li !
     
  2. BlewByU

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    wow.. first breaker point for Li !
     
  3. BlewByU

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    Easy hold for Li.
    2-1 Li

    This is definitely "confident" Li playing today!

    . . . . .
     
  4. BlewByU

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    woo hoo,, cheater double faults !
     
  5. Defcon

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    If the match gets close, Li should do everything she can to distract the cheater. Take a timeout and say she just wants to relax, complain to the umpire about her shrieking, whatever.

    The crowd will be 100% behind her.
     
  6. THUNDERVOLLEY

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    So you are in favor of crowds being classless as$holes. We will remember this if you ever complain about crowds being rude to a player you support.
     
  7. BlewByU

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    oh my,,, Li is giving tennis lessons to the cheater !!!
     
  8. Shangri La

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    Li Na breaks!
     
  9. Duncan Bell

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    3-1 Li Na :(
     
  10. BlewByU

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    3-1 Li already !
     
  11. powerangle

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    Hell to the yeah baby!! Li breaks! Hell yeah!!
     
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    She kind of deserved it.
     
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    Crowd is near enough silent when Vika wins points, it's bizarre
     
  14. Nickzor

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    Good lord, that reaction from the crowd when Azarenka walked out, oh wait a minute, there was none LOL!

    Crowd cheering for all her unforced errors, the crowd is completely on Na Li's side, I almost feel sorry for her, i feel that maybe she's copped too much from her MTO, it was clear that toward the second set against Sloane that she was feeling extreme discomfort because of the heat, and just needed a 10 min break to get her S*IT together.
     
  15. BlewByU

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    another unbelievable ace from Li !
     
  16. tennis_pro

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    Great start by Li Na. Destroy!!

    But dat forehand drive error wasn't neccessary...
     
  17. jwjh

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    Li Na's first serve has really become more of a weapon under the tutelage of Carlos Rodriguez. Forehand also has more margin now because I think she is using more of the Windshield Wiper technique.
     
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    Should have tanked the set if she wanted a break....

    You can't use a MTO just because your having a mental break down.
     
  19. BlewByU

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    BIG YES !!!

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  20. BlewByU

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    i also think Li is different Li mentally.
     
  21. powerangle

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    Really? Seriously?? Supposedly RedFoo recorded Vika's shriek and will use it in his next single. Wow...no words...
     
  22. BlewByU

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    Meanwhile, the cheater had to hit some miraculous shots to pull off 1 game.

    its 3-2 Li now.
     
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    Why not? Anxiety is a medical condition...
     
  24. tennis_pro

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    DESTROY!!!!

    4-2 Li Na. Please hold this time.
     
  25. jwjh

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    Vika still has yet to hold serve.
     
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    Li breaks 4-2, see if she cal consolidate now.
     
  27. BlewByU

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    wow!!!
    we are back to tennis lesson mode.

    Li 4-2

    They should have brought out Serena instead !

    . . . . .
     
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    Li Na should just allow herself to get bullied from the baseline, make Azarenka think that she'll go for a crazy pass when Azarenka attacks the net and then hit a casual passing shot.

    Azarenka's volleys suck so much she won't make a single volley.
     
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    Li holds to love, 5-2.

    Man the crowd is so anti-Azarenka, it's hilarious to watch.
     
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    They trade breaks, and Li is up again !! Now consolidate and beat the cheater!!
     
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    Li Na consolidates 5-2.
     
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    Li holds for 5-2!
     
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    Li holds for 5-2.
     
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    Yeh, I am somewhat against Azarenka, as i don't like her as a player, i hated what she did in that match, i wanted Sloane to possibly win in 3, i love her attitude on and off the court, i honestly wanted Azarenka to really cop it for what she did, but i feel maybe shes copped too much?
     
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    Hoping Li wins quickly that screaming is really torture
     
  36. luv2volley

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    Li Na seems to play better this time against power players.
     
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    Finish the set, Li Na!
     
  38. BlewByU

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    WOOO HOOOOO !
    This is nothing short of tennis lessons from Li.

    Vika has NO IDEA what to do.
    She started attempting miraculous shots which only resulted in more errors.

    Even if they brought in Serena, i don't think it would have made any difference.

    Wow,,, wow,, Li !

    . . . . .
     
  39. BlewByU

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    2 point from set for Li Na !
     
  40. Defcon

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    This is such an easy match to root for.

    Vika - one of the most unlikeable players. Hate her.

    Li Na - everyone loves her!
     
  41. Nitish

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    expecting a MTO
     
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    3-5 Vika, Li Na to serve for the set.
     
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    Azarenka didn't cheat - her timing was questionable and she admits she should've taken it earlier, but she won a match she was going to win anyway.

    The Azarenka hate here is pretty pathetic. She was clearly suffering, whether it was physically or mentally, and so a MTO is justifiable. Sloane herself said it didn't affect her. I'm not sure what everyone here is bleating about to be honest.
     
  44. BlewByU

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    At this point, we must seriously ponder the possibility of another MTO move from Azarenka.

    Really, that is the only hope for Azarenka now !

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    Li choking. 3 BPs for Azarenka...
     
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    RedFoo sighting.
     
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    Azarenka breaks. 6 breaks in 9 games this set.
     
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    Who's that weirdo in Azarenka box?
     
  49. powerangle

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    Li Na better break to win this set, otherwise I feel the choke starting for her.
     
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    Vika breaks back 4-5 *SMH*
     

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