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Serena in 2 70.00% 7 70.00%
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Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
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Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
We come to the finals and it's Serena the supreme versus Sorana the slayer!
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H2H is 2-0 in favor of Serena, both straight set victories, last in FO this year.

I know who wins but what do you think?!
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10-Aug-2013 08:08 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Serena looks a little wobbly against Aga, but with her brute strength still made it to the final. Would like to see Sorana win but the odds are not in her favour. Very happy she has made it to the final of the Rogers Cup, will build her confidence up for the rest of the year, I hope.
10-Aug-2013 09:04 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
it looks like a 1st round match..Wink
10-Aug-2013 10:15 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Serena in 3 sets
11-Aug-2013 02:28 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Straight sets for Serena, unless she isn't feeling well again.
11-Aug-2013 03:00 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(10-Aug-2013 09:04 PM)rubydo Wrote:  Serena looks a little wobbly against Aga, but with her brute strength still made it to the final. Would like to see Sorana win but the odds are not in her favour. Very happy she has made it to the final of the Rogers Cup, will build her confidence up for the rest of the year, I hope.

"Brute strength" alone did not win Serena that match. She mixed it up very well (both players did, although that is always the case for Aga because she has little "brute strength").
11-Aug-2013 06:40 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Serena in two sets. Cirstea is no Aga.
11-Aug-2013 07:57 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 07:57 AM)10sfan Wrote:  Serena in two sets. Cirstea is no Aga.

Exactly! She doesn't have Aga's speed, variety or intelligence.!
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 06:40 AM)colleen66 Wrote:  
(10-Aug-2013 09:04 PM)rubydo Wrote:  Serena looks a little wobbly against Aga, but with her brute strength still made it to the final. Would like to see Sorana win but the odds are not in her favour. Very happy she has made it to the final of the Rogers Cup, will build her confidence up for the rest of the year, I hope.

"Brute strength" alone did not win Serena that match. She mixed it up very well (both players did, although that is always the case for Aga because she has little "brute strength").

Thank you colleen66, I was just about to correct that poster.
11-Aug-2013 08:32 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 08:09 AM)Calvy Wrote:  
(11-Aug-2013 07:57 AM)10sfan Wrote:  Serena in two sets. Cirstea is no Aga.

Exactly! She doesn't have Aga's speed, variety or intelligence.!

Yea and with all tht speed, variety and so call intelligence she still loss the match.No No
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 08:33 AM)special700 Wrote:  
(11-Aug-2013 08:09 AM)Calvy Wrote:  
(11-Aug-2013 07:57 AM)10sfan Wrote:  Serena in two sets. Cirstea is no Aga.

Exactly! She doesn't have Aga's speed, variety or intelligence.!

Yea and with all tht speed, variety and so call intelligence she still loss the match.No No

That was the point!
11-Aug-2013 10:01 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(10-Aug-2013 10:15 PM)my sherona Wrote:  it looks like a 1st round match..Wink

It looks like a first round match but you voted for Cirstea in 3 sets? Are you implying the #1 seed wouldn't win a first round match?
11-Aug-2013 10:07 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Now, now!
We are not allowed to criticize folks because of their votes until after the match!
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It is a fact that Sorana has defeated more quality opponents(aside from Aggie who is struggling in my book) than Serena did, just look at the respective draws:
http://www.wtatennis.com/SEWTATour-Archi...06/MDS.pdf

Sorana has played one more match as well, she has defeated 5 compared to Serena's four.

But never the less, this is Sorana's first final and Serena has won this twice before.
Serena in 2 straight sets is my pick, something along the lines of 6-2 6-3
11-Aug-2013 11:55 AM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 10:07 AM)kskate2 Wrote:  
(10-Aug-2013 10:15 PM)my sherona Wrote:  it looks like a 1st round match..Wink

It looks like a first round match but you voted for Cirstea in 3 sets? Are you implying the #1 seed wouldn't win a first round match?


shes fond of losing in the 1st round.. FO'12
11-Aug-2013 12:27 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Sorana has to stop gifting games or she will be toast.
Serena up 3-0 Sorana has 3 Double faults.
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11-Aug-2013 12:29 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 12:27 PM)my sherona Wrote:  
(11-Aug-2013 10:07 AM)kskate2 Wrote:  
(10-Aug-2013 10:15 PM)my sherona Wrote:  it looks like a 1st round match..Wink

It looks like a first round match but you voted for Cirstea in 3 sets? Are you implying the #1 seed wouldn't win a first round match?


shes fond of losing in the 1st round.. FO'12

You're funny. One first round loss in a major equals fondness in your dictionary.
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 12:27 PM)my sherona Wrote:  
(11-Aug-2013 10:07 AM)kskate2 Wrote:  
(10-Aug-2013 10:15 PM)my sherona Wrote:  it looks like a 1st round match..Wink

It looks like a first round match but you voted for Cirstea in 3 sets? Are you implying the #1 seed wouldn't win a first round match?


shes fond of losing in the 1st round.. FO'12

"Fond?"

Not very smart as you? Only one first round lost in over 40 slam, what a horrible stat....
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
(11-Aug-2013 11:55 AM)Kiu Wrote:  Now, now!
We are not allowed to criticize folks because of their votes until after the match!
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It is a fact that Sorana has defeated more quality opponents(aside from Aggie who is struggling in my book) than Serena did, just look at the respective draws:
http://www.wtatennis.com/SEWTATour-Archi...06/MDS.pdf

Sorana has played one more match as well, she has defeated 5 compared to Serena's four.

But never the less, this is Sorana's first final and Serena has won this twice before.
Serena in 2 straight sets is my pick, something along the lines of 6-2 6-3

None of those player's she beat IS number 1 in the world!
11-Aug-2013 01:02 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Congrats to Serena on her 8th title of the year and 54th title overall (someone will correct me if I'm wrong). A 6-2 6-0 bludgeoning and she wasn't even in top form.
11-Aug-2013 01:19 PM
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RE: Rogers Cup 2013 Finals: Serena vs. Sorana
Horrible first set stats for both, Serena played much better in the second set.

Here is the Champ, she has #54 in the bag!
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