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re: Tennis Discussion Thread
I think Robson's performance reflected her style of play tbh, for every Clijsters and Li Na matches she's going to have a Stosur esque match where she plays well enough to demonstrate her talent, but her fearless style of play may let her down on some crucial points. Rusedski noted how her letting Stosur back into the first set when serving to lead 3-1 and then having break point opportunities at 4-4 only for Stosur to hold and then break Robson were the difference makers in that opening set.
Still she played remarkably well on the big points especially in saving match points on her own serve as well as Stosur's, played aggressively but at the same time with a sense of caution and just tried to slowly open up the court for her shots rather than hitting too hard. Credit to Stosur though, she managed to handle Robson's momentum and style of play excellently and displayed some sound mental strength to not let Robson get away from her as well as finding more and more match points and not losing her cool when each one slipped by.
I really don't follow a lot of the men's game bar a handful of players, what sort of player is Raonic? Are we talking a big server like an Isner/Karlovic, tenacious workhorse like a Ferrer, big hitter like a Tsonga/Del Potro? I'd be shocked if Murray lost given how well he seems to be doing mentally from Wimbledon onwards as well as how he seems to very rarely not have an answer for his opponents bar the Federers' and Djokovics' of the game.