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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 2002, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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Really disappointed with ITF Year 2001

It's not a patch on the old John Barrett edited World of Tennis Yearbooks. It's mostly just a list of results and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. A quick glance at Jennifer Capriati's meagre biography has her winning the French title last year 11-9 in the last set, so that is not a good start for a statistical yearbook.

VERY DISAPPOINTED

Mirjana Lucic : Australian Open doubles champ and back in Top 100

Jelena Jankovic : US Open finalist 2008 and World No. 1

Jennifer Capriati : 3 Grand Slams, Olympic Gold and World No.1

[center]Rafael Nadal : 10 Grand Slams, Olympic Gold and World No.1 [/center]
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 2002, 11:29 AM
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Mark ....i agree

its nothing too special

I thought it would be alot better, the way Joanne Sirman (editor) said to me there would be alot more coverage of the juniors ( Its less) they had individual reports of the 3 Junior Team events in each book now all the years coverage is on 3 pages.

the colored pages dont look good either.

Pics are a little better of the young aspiring pros.

I'd rather have the old book back....... wonder what happened between John Barrett and the ITF ???

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Oh no! I havent got my copy yet, but was really looking forward to it.

Does anyone know why they decided to discontinue the old book?
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Feb 16th, 2002, 03:51 PM
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Gosh-and I thought the quality of recent ITF yearbooks had declined even from the 80's, when they gave reports on tier one and two type events!
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