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    Woo-hoo! Would have been heartbreaking if she'd lost that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    Commentators saying in the 38 years of him following Wimbledon he's never seen a better set of women's tennis
    The Serena-Dementieva match a couple of years back was pretty good. This was incredible though, in terms of the twists and turns, and the feel-good story of a 40-year old giving a five-time Champion everything she could handle. Her game is such a throwback.

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    Key point set I reckon. Purely from a set perspective it was amazing.

    I was saying the same thing about the Federer vs. Novak 1st set in this year's French semi. Sometimes one set can just have everything.
    "I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."

    Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.

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    Fourth set was better in the Federer-Novak match from a quality point of view IMO. In the final, the first set was pretty much decisive (from Federer's side, not Nadal's).


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    Date played really well, and deserved taht first set....

    Venus leads 3-1 in the second, with a break....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vcs View Post
    Fourth set was better in the Federer-Novak match from a quality point of view IMO
    Yeah that was awesome as well, but the hitting wasn't as clean.

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    Venus takes the second set at three....

    This is really a very good match.

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    Outside courts going to start play. Awesome.

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    Early break for Venus in the third. I hope Kimiko has another fightback in her.

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    She breaks back.

    Ridiculously epic match.

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    Six break points in that game for Venus! None converted.

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    Match reminds me of Venus vs. Na Li at the 2010 Australian Open.

    Reckon Date-Krum will get up. Venus just can't put her away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Samuel_Vimes View Post
    Ridiculous how well-timed their 'wrong' ball tosses are too.
    Haha. Crowd getting on her back for them now.

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    This set is going down to the wire....since that break back, it's being going according to serve.

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    I don't understand how Date holds so easily. Her serve looks popgun.

    Returns are pretty hefty though.
    Messi scores on the rebound.

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