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Angie 0% 0 0%
Serena 37.50% 3 37.50%
Aga 0% 0 0%
Simona 0% 0 0%
Karolina Pliskova 50.00% 4 50.00%
Domi 0% 0 0%
Garbine 0% 0 0%
Sveta 0% 0 0%
Konta 0% 0 0%
Carla 0% 0 0%
Svitolina 0% 0 0%
Timea 0% 0 0%
Venus 0% 0 0%
Vesnina 0% 0 0%
Someone Else 12.50% 1 12.50%
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2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
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kskate2 Offline
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2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
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Who will lift this beautiful piece of hardware?

Defending Champion is Kerbie.
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09-Jan-2017 11:33 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
I voted for Pliskova - but hope Caro finally will get her game together in Australia...
10-Jan-2017 02:40 AM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Draw is out. Here are the projected quarterfinals

Kerbie vs. Garbine
Simona vs. Kuzzy
Pliskova vs. Aga
PR vs. Serena

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12-Jan-2017 08:31 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
The Brisbane champ never wins the Aus Open. I don't know who to vote for. I have 2 more days.
12-Jan-2017 09:22 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
(12-Jan-2017 09:22 PM)kskate2 Wrote:  The Brisbane champ never wins the Aus Open. I don't know who to vote for. I have 2 more days.

Vote for ebony smooth, nobody mentioned her name since August
12-Jan-2017 09:50 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Bencic v Serena in round one. That will be a good test.
13-Jan-2017 03:46 AM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
(13-Jan-2017 03:46 AM)10isfan Wrote:  Bencic v Serena in round one. That will be a good test.

If Serena shows the same "efforts" like in Auckland she'll be out in first round.
13-Jan-2017 10:53 AM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
I don't think Serena is looking to lose another first round though, so I think she will find a way through that match.
13-Jan-2017 11:25 AM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Bencic is struggling ....when she beat Serena she was peaking and Serena was struggling with a of pressure to win four slams in a year.
Serena is struggling with players who run down everything and keeping the ball in play..

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13-Jan-2017 08:15 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Townsend is utterly disappointing...every year she never gets her fitness in order..

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13-Jan-2017 10:54 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Kerber's draw anyone?

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14-Jan-2017 04:35 AM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Here's the draw in its entirety http://www.ausopen.com/en_AU/scores/draws/ws/index.html
14-Jan-2017 09:52 AM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Here are my picks.

Quarter 1: Kerber defeats Garbine
Quarter 2: Monia Puig defeats Svitolina
Quarter 3: Aga defeats Daria Gavrilova
Quarter 4: PR defeats Serena

SF1: Monica Puig degeats Kerber
SF2: PR defeats Aga

F: PR defeats Monica Puig

At this time, you may be asking for justification for my picks. I have a one line justification.

Hey, It is WTA.

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15-Jan-2017 07:01 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
(12-Jan-2017 09:50 PM)the AntiPusher Wrote:  
(12-Jan-2017 09:22 PM)kskate2 Wrote:  The Brisbane champ never wins the Aus Open. I don't know who to vote for. I have 2 more days.

Vote for ebony smooth, nobody mentioned her name since August

If Serena gets past Belinda, I think she wins the whole thing. My 2nd pick would be Svitolina.
15-Jan-2017 08:33 PM
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RE: 2017 Aus Open Early Poll/Draw Discussion
Your 2017 champion picked correctly by AntiPusher, TenFan826 & me:

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And here are the shoes MJ sent her for winning 23
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