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Thanks Monorchid. Hope to do plenty of calls over the next few weeks
Ash Barty has got her Australian Open campaign off to a perfect start with a 6-0 6-1 win over Lesia Tsurenko. It was far…(more)
You know DH, given the 1000s of posts by Roarers about Dropinaditch or Pullaswitch (I’m hopeless with names), I would ha…(more)
ASH BARTY DEFEATS LESIA TSURENKO 6-0 6-1
Serve down the T and Barty wins comfortably
Barty nets the backhand. 40-30
Barty sends her forehand long. 40-15
Serve down the T brings up 3 match points
Tsurenko’s backhand misses the baseline. 30-0
Great rally again and Barty prevails. 15-0
Serve draws the error and Tsurenko is on the board
Barty 6 5
Tsurenko 0 1
Big forehand winner from Tsurenko and she has game point
Barty gets crowded and the forehand is wide.
Rally of the match and another Match Point
Barty nets the forehand return. Deuce
Great to see you doing this commentary DH. And not a mention of, of, of?. Oh it doesn’t matter. I’m watching where th…(more)
Great forehand return brings up match point. 30-40
Forehand crosscourt winner from Barty. 30-30
Tsurenko catches the tape with her backhand. 30-15
Great backhand winner from Tsurenko. 30-0
Barty sends her forehand return long. 15-0
Good control from Barty again that point and she holds
Barty 6 5
Tsurenko 0 0
Second service ace down the T. 40-30
Great serve out wide from Barty. 30-30
Tsurenko advances but misses the volley. 15-30
Another forehand error from Barty. 0-30
Barty sends her forehand long. 0-15
Good rally but Tsurenko’s backhand hits the tape
Barty 6 4
Tsurenko 0 0
Too good from Barty as she hits the forehand return winner. 15-40
Barty’s forehand again wins the point. 15-30
Two great forehands from Barty force the error. 15-15
Tsurenko controls the first point well. 15-0
Great serving from Barty and she consolidates the break.
Barty 6 3
Tsurenko 0 0
Another big serve down the T. 40-15
good rally but Tsurenko goes long. 30-15
Ace down the T evens it up. 15-15
Great off backhand winner from Tsurenko. 0-15
Double fault and Barty grabs the break
Barty 6 2
Tsurenko 0 0
Good forehands from Barty forces the error. 30-40
Barty nets the backhand slice. 30-30
Tsurenko nets the forehand. 15-30
Tsurenko mistimes the backhand. 15-15
Great off forehand winner from Tsurenko. 15-0
Tsurenko misses with the backhand and Barty holds
Barty 6 1
Tsurenko 0 0
Barty controls that point. 40-30
Thanks for the commentary David! I can imagine tennis is hard to commentate in the written form, so appareciate yoursel…(more)
Barty sends her forehand long. 30-30
Good crosscourt forehand draws the error. 30-15
Tsurenko sends her forehand long 15-15
Error from Barty to start the second set. 0-15
Clinical start from Ashleigh Barty. She has moved Tsurenko around nicely and then finds the right time to unleash the fo…(more)
Tsurenko sends her forehand long and that is the first set
Barty sends the forehand return long. 30-40
Great depth from Barty brings set points 15-40
Tsurenko nets her cross court backhand. 15-30
Tsurenko sends her slice backhand wide. 15-15
well constructed point from Tsurenko. 15-0
Good control from Barty again.
Barty sends her cross court forehand just wide. 40-15
Sliding serve forces the error. 40-0
Slice backhand forces an error from Tsurenko. 30-0
Good serve and forehand forces the error. 15-0
Short serve and that is punished by Barty
You make no point. We all know he opened his stance in the first 2 tests and adjusted after chats with a couple of past …(more)
Speaking of me being completely correct and you sticking your head in the sand, here is an article quoting your love chi…(more)
..so what unclear pathways from grassroots rugby to pro rugby are we railing about in this series?
Is Aussie Schools and club Rugby not club and community Rugby Terry? It does not matter about their place of birth.
You might need to explain the “negative international trends”. Rugby is going gangbusters around the world, except maybe…(more)
..it’s a valid question..many of the PI players are originally from nz..eg. hunter paisami, paenga-amosa, jordan uelese…(more)
I was interested in your thoughts on this World?
That is the real issue Ken, nobody has any more than a fraction of the answers.
RA’s real failure is their refusal to …(more)
To me the same thing Terry. What do you think? What is the point of your observation?
You still have not answered any…(more)
Certainly rugby needing to do all of those things at once is the result of deliberately dismantling key infrastructure a…(more)
The journeys of Rugby/RA and soccer/FFA over the past 15 years have had close parallels, almost every step of the way.
Washington have a heap to spend
It seems it is going to be some sort of Hog. Red Hogs, Warhogs etc
Novak, Novak, Novak! Media are certainly squeezing as mush as they can out of it. SMH Domain has now done a story on his…(more)
I don’t think there’s any more explaining. i’m getting tired of this, so I’m not going to trawl back thr…(more)
If Djoker didn’t meet the Federal Govt’s medical exemption criteria, why didn’t Hawke simply cancel his visa b…(more)
Novak’s dream of 10 Aussies broken; Novak in despair; Novak this; Novak that; Novak some other thing; Novak; Novak; Nova…(more)
I commented here and with mates after the first day of bowling by England in Brisbane that he seemed out of gas and unab…(more)
He’s been very robust. Given the state of the series and Boland and Richardson’s quality, they were able to give him app…(more)
Traditionally that’ll be the case, but this seems to be an unprecedented weak era of English batting. Credit to Boland, …(more)
Yep, much better, though these were a bit too bowler friendly overall, can become a bit of a lottery at times.
Well everyone said it would favour England in the pink ball Tests and on more seam friendly wickets more like County cri…(more)
He was very good in week 1 too TC.
I think he will drag himself up to the next level MK. He is pretty bloody keen to be an AB.
You read it here first Piru…. Or maybe my Chiefs will win the final v the Blues 😂 😂
Head was great but it wasn’t just missing out in Sydney that kept him from a perfect 10. Wouldn’t rate him higher t…(more)
You must be new. Boland vs Pakistan there is an entirely different proposition. With no movement a line length bowler at…(more)
I meant overall but Hobart is also part of that. Eng took their early wickets but after it settled down they had to wait…(more)
The other thing about 140 K+ bowling is that it has to be well-directed.
The Cummins/Starc opening stint in Adelaide wa…(more)
Yes U, you know it’s true.
And screaming at the sky in his spare time
And his lies on the entry form AND he went out of isolation while positive?
GET REAL – Witth ur view that there is NO r…(more)
What about his lies on forms
What about his disregard and disrespect for the kids and interviewers when he KNEW he was p…(more)
the best advice i can give for someone to follow when games are is to download sofascore. add the leagues/teams you want…(more)
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Son of Coco
Those who insult people about a certain trait are usually hiding that very thing within themselves.
Dead right, Jinks was standout last year without the histrionics.
There’s a problem though. He’s not scoring runs at th…(more)
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