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L.A: Flavia of the Month

Posted by gauloises1 on August 10, 2009

Flavia Pennetta d. Samantha Stosur, 64 63

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Great win for last year’s finalist. While Stosur was clearly struggling with nerves (will she ever win a WTA title? I’m serious), Flavia did more or less what I love to see her do – played sensibly and with a clear head and sense of purpose. I like to see her do well, just because she’s such a thoughtful tennis player.

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Sam, meanwhile, is rapidly laying a claim to being the best player on tour not to have won a title this year. She certainly has a shot at most radically improved.

More pictures, just because Flavia’s pretty when she’s happy:

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Smiles all round.

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