Learning to break kayfabe
Join Date: Sep 2012
re: Tennis Discussion Thread
Yet another match where Yaroslava shows how good she can be, but her head and inconsistency lets her down. When we (nazzac) watched this match it was clear who the more talented player was. Shvedova was returning well and hitting some great winners, She can be amazing at times. But she wasn't doing that consistently enough, and sprayed a lot of errors. But the biggest problem was her serve today. Like Nazz mentioned, she's got a serve that could potentially be a weapon, but she isn't consistent enough on it. She needs to work on that. I also noticed, which i t brought up to you Nazz, that she looks shaky in her body language, and her facial expressions. She wasn't smiling much, and she looked pissed off at times. She seems to feel pressure very easily, and if you look at her body language and facial expression you can tell when she is feeling that pressure.
Like i have said, Shvedova is a potential top 10 player if she wasn't so weak mentally, and is a top 15-20 player imo. All that is stopping her is her mind. I like Yaroslava a lot, and i hope to see her do well in the future, but i fear she won't climb much higher because of her mind.
Kvitova losing is a surprise, as is Cilic losing.
Monflis is out of Tokyo and will be replaced by Karlovic. So it's Karlovic vs Murray in the 1st round.
Djokovic, Murray, Tsonga, Ferrer are all playing tomorrow.
There's only Juan!!!