Jump to content
Slate Blackcurrant Watermelon Strawberry Orange Banana Apple Emerald Chocolate Marble
Slate Blackcurrant Watermelon Strawberry Orange Banana Apple Emerald Chocolate Marble
Sign in to follow this  
weslgarlic

Tennis

Recommended Posts

Down goes Nadal! Berdych beats him in 3 sets.

And Maria Sharapova moves on to the semifinals.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

^^^

Have you wet your knickers yet, Rick? Maria won and will now face Serena Williams in the final. :)

Now to see if the Brit chillumpuffer loves to hate, Andy Murray, can win his men's semifinal match and go on to the final, where hopefully Djokovic will await. His match doesn't start until after midnight Pacific Standard Time...another two hours.

But who needs sleep.

Edited by Strider

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It seems fitting that no. 1 plays no. 2 in a final.

Sharapova and Williams have played in three Grand Slam finals with Williams winning two to one.

On form, Williams should start favourite and rankings mean nothing in finals until the match is over.

Neither have won all four titles in one year, so whilst very good players they are not great, just yet.

Williams has won two Grand Slam titles on six occasions in a calendar year with three G S titles in 2002 (she didn't play in the Australian Open that year) and Sharapova only one on five occasions.

As for the men, I think it will Djokovic vs. Berdych.

Tips.

Women: Williams in a close one.

Men: Djokovic regardless of who he plays.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

^^^

Have you wet your knickers yet, Rick? Maria won and will now face Serena Williams in the final. :)

Now to see if the Brit chillumpuffer loves to hate, Andy Murray, can win his men's semifinal match and go on to the final, where hopefully Djokovic will await. His match doesn't start until after midnight Pacific Standard Time...another two hours.

But who needs sleep.

Still do man.... but hey if you can't love a winner?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It seems fitting that no. 1 plays no. 2 in a final.

Sharapova and Williams have played in three Grand Slam finals with Williams winning two to one.

On form, Williams should start favourite and rankings mean nothing in finals until the match is over.

Neither have won all four titles in one year, so whilst very good players they are not great, just yet.

Williams has won two Grand Slam titles on six occasions in a calendar year with three G S titles in 2002 (she didn't play in the Australian Open that year) and Sharapova only one on five occasions.

As for the men, I think it will Djokovic vs. Berdych.

Tips.

Women: Williams in a close one.

Men: Djokovic regardless of who he plays.

Maria is on top of her game. I do not see her being beat by anyone. I will take Maria to win it. Kick ass Maria. And oh, what a set of legs she has! Wow. :veryhot:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Maria is on top of her game. I do not see her being beat by anyone. I will take Maria to win it. Kick ass Maria. And oh, what a set of legs she has! Wow. :veryhot:

You and Reggie do realize that Serena is 16-2 all-time vs. Maria and hasn't lost to her in a Grand Slam final since Bush was president 10 years ago? Serena has won 15 consecutive matches against Sharapova and often in crushing straight-sets fashion.

Listen, I would like Maria to win, too, and hope she can at least be competitive against Serena. But methinks I've seen this movie before.

Andy Murray in the final? That thud you heard was CP fainting.

Edited by Strider

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You and Reggie do realize that Serena is 16-2 all-time vs. Maria and hasn't lost to her in a Grand Slam final since Bush was president 10 years ago? Serena has won 15 consecutive matches against Sharapova and often in crushing straight-sets fashion.

Listen, I would like Maria to win, too, and hope she can at least be competitive against Serena. But methinks I've seen this movie before.

Andy Murray in the final? That thud you heard was CP fainting.

:wakeup:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Andy Murray is Scottish.

Which I guess partly explains why CP loves him so.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Andy Murray is Scottish.

It's not popular but I sort of view the whole UK including Scotland Southern Ireland as England

Edited by Charles J. White

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Here is to Maria beating the shit out of Serena. Go Maria!

The match is 12:30am my time, which makes it 3:30am your time. 10 to 1 you aren't awake watching the match, haha.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yep...same old movie. Serena takes the first set 6-3...and it wasn't even that close.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Damn! What power Serena has!! :wacko: And she is supposedly unwell?! I shudder to think what she is like when she is as fit as a fiddle! :wacko:

Edited to add: I don't know much about tennis and I tuned in out of curiosity BUT to a newcomer like myself, this game is terribly engrossing! :)

Edited by Kiwi_Zep_Fan87

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hmmm...looks like it's back to the drawing board for Maria.

Although Maria definitely stepped up her game in the second set, once again Serena was just a little tougher, mentally and physically, and Serena beats Maria 6-3, 7-6 to win the Aussie Open. That's GS title #19 for Serena and she has now beaten Maria 16 consecutive times.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...