Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:15PM, n88uk wrote:
Pennetta vs Vinci was pretty sh*t too.
that was the worst final ive ever seen
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:18PM, DStyle wrote:
true n88, but to give sloane her dues, a 10:5 winner ue stat, is pretty exceptional. and i'd say that winner count seems low, certainly loads more if you count shots that have produced forced errors.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:18PM, caramba wrote:
How many more Slams for Sloane?
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:14PM, GRANTCKING wrote:
Sep 9, 2017 -- 10:14PM, mesmerised wrote:What a crap final, hope the men's is better.will be 3-0 rafa in a similar beatdown
Rafa will similarly push his bashing opponent til they go insane too
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:21PM, aaronh wrote:
don't know which way the stats are meant to be but on Sloane's side it is 10 forced errors each on the scoreboard now
Stephens won 60 points. I think 30 ue Keys, 10 winners. Rest = missed 1st serves + forced errors.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:23PM, stroodle wrote:
SloaneYou keep knocking them out kid, well done wise
thanks buddy. what a ride
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:20PM, mesmerised wrote:
We've had 2 ball bashers in one semi, a pusher and a 38 year old in the other - wtaWe've had #19 ranked unspectacular no mark v #32 ranked servebot in one semi and an old GOAT v a very tired delpo in the other.It's been a terrible slam, Thiem v Delpo was probably the highlight just for the comeback and atmosphere and even then the first 2 sets were a non event.
It's been a crap slam yer. Depends a bit on perspective I guess as some people, ie. Americans like all American semi's, but it was bit meh really. Stephens vs Venus was overhyped beyond proportion too. It was a crap match for 2 and a half sets, but because the end was good it's hyped as a good match now, it really wasn't.
Tomorrow likely to be more crap.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:23PM, mafeking wrote:
well in the frame for the most woeful effort by a strong favourite in a GS final ever surely. can remember juan carlos ferrero losing the first 2 sets something like 1 and 2 when a massive favourite against albert costa but not much else
Doesn't beat Lisicki's at Wimbledon in 2013 for me.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:23PM, Angela Rebecchi wrote:
Class from Sloane, so composed. Lovely to see the hug at the end. Very profitable that too.
Also lovely to see them chatting now here at the end.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:29PM, Journeyman wrote:
This is classy behaviour from madison here. Inside she'll be wanting to be miles away
will be happy for her great pal even if she did absolutely stink it up tonight
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:35PM, aaronh wrote:
Quite incredible that.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:49PM, n88uk wrote:
Pliskova isn't damaged goods yet imo.
yeh not even close to damaged goods
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:49PM, Angela Rebecchi wrote:
wise is checking his bookie account to make sure they've payed out !
its an independent bookie, they dont have a website, hes furiously looking for the reciept!!!
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:50PM, GRANTCKING wrote:
Sep 9, 2017 -- 10:49PM, Angela Rebecchi wrote:wise is checking his bookie account to make sure they've payed out ! its an independent bookie, they dont have a website, hes furiously looking for the reciept!!!
you joking? jesus. independent bookies are notoriously shifty, hope he doesn't get palped or something !
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:51PM, aaronh wrote:
Serena WilliamsVerified account @serenawilliamsFollowingMoreI made you.
what does this mean
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:31PM, aaronh wrote:
Sloane up to 17th now
Sep 9, 2017 -- 4:52PM, n88uk wrote:
I think that's kinda true anyway but kinda isn't. Thing is both Ostapenko and Stephens faced at the end of these grand slams the exact style of players they want to face, their perfect match ups.Both took their opportunity strongly. Both peaked at the right time (something all 3 of those players Edy listed struggle with). Neither really got tight when it matters which of course has been a problem especially for Halep.
Ostapenko got destroyed in the final before Simona choked though.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 5:13PM, mesmerised wrote:
I don't think Halep bottled either of the two slams finals she played tbh, especially the first one, the second one she came up against someone who just took the racquet out of her hand at times, she was literally facing the power of an ATP player.
She defo got tight in 2nd one. Problem I guess it's kinda catch 22, but she got so passive vs Ostapenko, she was pinned so far back by the end, I mean every player fell into that trap at the end of French Open vs Ostapenko but Halep's is notable because of the leads she had.
But really I'm looking at more than just the finals. Nearly every loss Halep seems to have is crushing for some reason or other. I can't think of any player who is taking more blows than Halep right now. 3 times 1 match from #1, 3 losses. How many tough losses has she had at grand slams now, it's a lot.
Sep 9, 2017 -- 5:21PM, n88uk wrote:
Using that same logic, the only reason Stephens was in the final in the first place was because Sevastova got massively tight at winning end.Ostapenko still had to hit all the winners to get over the line, she still had to drive the play and make it happen.
Yeah, but she did all that after Simona choked. Sevastova didn't choke, Sloane upped her level and Sevastova couldn't stay with her.