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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2024, 05:37:18 PM »
Andy Murray wins his first match of the year, I just caught the end of it, was playing a qualifier, but a win's a win, the relief he showed at the end was massive.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #16 on: March 04, 2024, 01:08:23 PM »
Well done Katie Boulter winning her first WTA title in San Diego, now moves into the top 30.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #17 on: March 04, 2024, 01:26:24 PM »
Well done Katie Boulter winning her first WTA title in San Diego, now moves into the top 30.

Indeed. 

I can't help thinking that Raducanu is being badly advised.  Those are the sorts of tournaments she should be playing - and would probably do well in.  Boulter now into the top 30 with that win, meanwhile, Emma is playing Indian Wells later this week where she might go 1 or 2 rounds at best.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #18 on: March 06, 2024, 11:29:15 AM »
Well done Katie Boulter winning her first WTA title in San Diego, now moves into the top 30.

Indeed. 

I can't help thinking that Raducanu is being badly advised.  Those are the sorts of tournaments she should be playing - and would probably do well in.  Boulter now into the top 30 with that win, meanwhile, Emma is playing Indian Wells later this week where she might go 1 or 2 rounds at best.

It was a WTA500 event. That is the same or higher level of event as Raducanu has been playing recently. Boulter played well and had a good run, but from what I saw wasn't playing noticeably better tennis than Raducanu has played in the few matches since returning.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #19 on: March 06, 2024, 01:52:11 PM »
Well done Katie Boulter winning her first WTA title in San Diego, now moves into the top 30.

Indeed. 

I can't help thinking that Raducanu is being badly advised.  Those are the sorts of tournaments she should be playing - and would probably do well in.  Boulter now into the top 30 with that win, meanwhile, Emma is playing Indian Wells later this week where she might go 1 or 2 rounds at best.

It was a WTA500 event. That is the same or higher level of event as Raducanu has been playing recently. Boulter played well and had a good run, but from what I saw wasn't playing noticeably better tennis than Raducanu has played in the few matches since returning.

Yeah, but the difference is none of the big names were there - Jessica Pegula was the highest ranked player.  My point is play some of those tournaments and have a decent run and get your ranking up.  Playing Indina Wells and getting knocked out in the second round like her previous tournaments this year isn't going to help. 

I take your point on not playing noticeably better tennis.  When Emma is on she is on, when she is off she's really bad - there is no in-between.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2024, 09:08:49 PM »
Won her first match at Indian Wells, despite not playing great.  52% first serve.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #21 on: March 08, 2024, 07:48:11 AM »
Won her first match at Indian Wells, despite not playing great.  52% first serve.
Was a bit inconsistent. But pulled out the shots when needed. Tomorrow is the test.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #22 on: March 12, 2024, 04:37:09 PM »
Djokovic loses in 3 sets to 20 year old Luca Nardi ranked 123rd in the world, turns 37 in May, doubtful, but maybe age is starting to catch up with him.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #23 on: April 13, 2024, 06:00:13 PM »
Great win for the GB ladies in the BJK cup.  Emma simply brilliant.  Hope this is the start of something for her.

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Re: Tennis 2024
« Reply #24 on: April 18, 2024, 08:02:08 PM »
I decided to watch the tennis instead. Raducanu now  4 wins on the bounce on clay in 6days. Against good opposition as well. Swiatek tomorrow.

 


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