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What's the story re Emma Raducanu?

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 17:26:34 

She's down 1-5 in the 1st set in Austria as I type. Her opponent,WangXinyu, is ranked 106

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 17:37:38 

Wang Xinyu 6-1

 
WI_cricfan 2021-11-09 18:05:10 

In reply to Chrissy

either of two things.
1. she gats a boyfriend
2. Head swell

I have seen the same thing with Bianca Andrescu. As soon as she got herself a boyfriend her game when down hill from then.

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 18:06:40 

Fighting back now 4-2

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 18:10:50 

In reply to WI_cricfan

Not fair - Andrescu. has had more injuries than I can count.
Emma has serious coaching problems.

4-3

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 18:21:15 

Yang back in front - if she breaks again that's the match

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 18:59:42 

Emma win the 2nd

 
Chrissy 2021-11-09 19:44:49 

Down goes Emma

 
SnoopDog 2021-11-10 14:24:45 

In reply to Chrissy

What's the story re Emma Raducanu?


The weight of expectations? Some can bare it. Some can't.

She's also become quite the expert at timing her medical time outs. lol

 
Chrissy 2021-11-10 14:35:00 

In reply to SnoopDog

I noticed the medical time outs

 
SnoopDog 2021-11-10 14:37:28 

In reply to Chrissy

I noticed the medical time outs


Curiously, they always seem to occur just when her opponents are serving for a set/match or have momentum. It's just a coincidence of course. big grin

 
Chrissy 2021-11-10 14:47:20 

In reply to SnoopDog

wink