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View Poll Results: Should Martina N. play singles at Wimbledon this year?
Yes 24 51.06%
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It depends on how well she plays in the smaller events 13 27.66%
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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old Apr 4th, 2004, 03:41 PM Thread Starter
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Should Martina N. play singles at Wimbledon?

So you think Martina should play singles at Wimbledon this year?
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I would to see that, but I doubt she would, press will overwhelm it.
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I would love to see it, because I know ESPN would televise it. It would be a huge ratings boost for tennis. And imagine if she drew a top 10 player in the first round.
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Yeah she should, she'd do a lot better than any of the other British girls they give WC's to
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No. She left as a finalist and that's a perfect end.
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Yes, if this is her final year of tennis, but if she plays another year I'll be pretty ticked at her.
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If there's one tournament Martina should play... this is the one.
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No. She left as a finalist and that's a perfect end.
Mmm, that's true but I don't think Martina cares about that...


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If Martina really loves tennis and don't want to go away she should take her ass to a foster home and get some kid that she can teach. She is too old to be playing tennis and should realize there are more things in the world than tennis. Does this woman has a life outside of tennis? Does Martina get turned on by being in the locker room with other players? I think Martina is a nice woman but her time has gone.. she shouldn't retire back in '94 if she wasn't going to stay away. Leave the wildcard so that a developing player can get a chance to play wimbledon and walk away with $10K to support her coaching

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I think Martina should do what her heart desires, she's very fit & strong, and her tennis is great.

I would rather see her focus on them doubles so that she goes & rocks the field @ the Olympics.

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I think Martina is a nice woman but her time has gone.. she shouldn't retire back in '94 if she wasn't going to stay away. Leave the wildcard so that a developing player can get a chance to play wimbledon and walk away with $10K to support her coaching
I absolutely agree with this. Ultimately it's up to Martina, but I personally don't think it's a great idea. As another poster said, she should keep her Wimbledon singles rep on a high with the 94 final. We love ya anyway Martina!

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nooo, could be very embarresing

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After all Martina has achieved, I think she can do whatever she feels like.

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