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Poll: Who wins?
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Sharapova in 2 60.00% 6 60.00%
Sharapova in 3 20.00% 2 20.00%
Jankovic in 2 0% 0 0%
Jankovic in 3 20.00% 2 20.00%
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2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
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2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Maria leads the series 7-1

http://www.wtatennis.com/head2head/playe...ayer2/3932

These two have never played on clay. JJ's only win came at a grass final in 2007. Maria won the most recent match contested at the Semi's of Miami this year.

Who wins?

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(This post was last modified: 03-Jun-2013 03:11 PM by kskate2.)
03-Jun-2013 10:15 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Well Maria will want to be solid as Jelena Jankovic is a player that can exploit any weaknesses at any point.
03-Jun-2013 03:27 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Jankovic beating Maria, um, not happening! I'm sorry, I see Maria feasting on Jelena.
03-Jun-2013 04:07 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
While I don't think it will be a blowout like the Miami match in March, I don't see Maria losing this. Maybe something like 6-3 6-4.
03-Jun-2013 04:09 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
I am not saying Jelena will beat her but if Maria is not on point this could be an ugly match. These two have never met on clay either.
03-Jun-2013 04:49 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Voted for Maria in 2. Maria will try to blast her off the court and keep her unbalanced. That strategy works most of the time against everyone except.........
03-Jun-2013 05:25 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
This QF is JJ's best result in slams in 3 years, however I hope it is not the end of the road for her and that she can somehow win against Sharapova.

JJ was surprised when journos told her that Sharapova remembers that they actually played on clay when they were around 12.
03-Jun-2013 06:05 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Maria didnt play well in the third and fourth rd and this is Janky s best surface...a three setter in favor of JJ.
03-Jun-2013 08:04 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
(03-Jun-2013 08:04 PM)tossip Wrote:  Maria didnt play well in the third and fourth rd and this is Janky s best surface...a three setter in favor of JJ.
I don't know Tossip, JJ isn't Smart enough or better yet, she will not keep her head to beat Pova.. She has the goods to do it but Do you really think that she wants it or again better yet that JJ has enough Heart.. I would bet on it.Huh

I hope that I am wrong and I hope JJ cleans Pova's clock.
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03-Jun-2013 09:18 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Maria in 2
03-Jun-2013 10:30 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
I picked JJ in 3 sets!
Sounds pretty far fetched?
She may do it in straights!

Just kidding, Maria should win this.

JJ is definitely the better clay courter. But then there is that 7-1 record...
04-Jun-2013 05:06 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Maria in 2 sets
04-Jun-2013 06:38 PM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Jankovic feels inferior to pova for some unknown reason...
05-Jun-2013 02:25 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
But she is up 4-0 against Masha, running away with the first set...
05-Jun-2013 07:36 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
I knew Jankovic would be a tough customer. She has been come and go this clay season, but she has had some nice moments like taking a set from Serena in Charleston.
05-Jun-2013 07:38 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
JJ is starting to loose the head again.. Why.. I don't get this lady
05-Jun-2013 07:49 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
(05-Jun-2013 07:49 AM)the AntiPusher Wrote:  JJ is starting to loose the head again.. Why.. I don't get this lady

This what separates champions from the also-rans.
05-Jun-2013 09:10 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
Good effort by JJ and congrats to Pova, she stepped up her game and made JJ her pigeon again. that is the mark of a champion
05-Jun-2013 09:13 AM
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
(03-Jun-2013 04:09 PM)kskate2 Wrote:  While I don't think it will be a blowout like the Miami match in March, I don't see Maria losing this. Maybe something like 6-3 6-4.

Ha-ha. Take away that bagel Masha ate and my prediction was right on. Tongue
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RE: 2013 French Open QF: Sharapova vs. Jankovic
(05-Jun-2013 09:10 AM)Calvy Wrote:  
(05-Jun-2013 07:49 AM)the AntiPusher Wrote:  JJ is starting to loose the head again.. Why.. I don't get this lady

This what separates champions from the also-rans.

(JJ)She needs a task master for a coach.. someone who will just walk out of the stadiums instead letting her continue with that nervous dialogue she does when her world isn't working Right.
05-Jun-2013 09:17 AM
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