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iva majoli 98 46.89%
jana novotna 12 5.74%
gabriela sabatini 11 5.26%
jennifer capriati 37 17.70%
steffi graf 15 7.18%
conchita martinez 24 11.48%
arantxa sanchez-vicario 12 5.74%
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post #1 of 156 (permalink) Old Apr 4th, 2004, 08:48 PM Thread Starter
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The most overrated grandslam champion

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spontaneously I'd say Iva Majoli...
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I'm not even going to participate in this poll. No one who wins a slam should bev considered "overrated" and this will only start a fight.

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There are no overrated GS champion!!!
If you win one you are in tennis history books and no one can change it!!!
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What the hell is Steffi Graf doing on that list!
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spontaneously I'd say Iva Majoli...
'Overrated' isn't the same as 'least good'. No one rates Majoli - if anything, she's underrated, as she's seen as simply a one hit wonder even though she was a solid top 10 player before RG '97.

Capriati is my answer, even though they obviously deserve the utmost respect.
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Overrated as overrated goes my vote goes to Iva.....man, did she vanish from the face of the earth after RG 97 or what?!

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Steffi is on this list because most of her grandslams came either when Navratilova was too old, or after Monica's stabbing. So yeah she has slams, but overall she's overrated.
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21 grand slams is over-rated?? plllleasee... when you say someone who won 21 grand slams is over-rated, then what are the other players? nobody's?

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What the hell is Steffi Graf doing on that list!
I know! How can someone who won 21 GS sinlges titles be considered in any way, shape or form, overrated?

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One of the crappy Aussie players who won it in the 70's, when the field was 90% Aussies...
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Iva or Gabby all the others I consider legends on the tour, for my own personal reasons.

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Steffi is on this list because most of her grandslams came either when Navratilova was too old, or after Monica's stabbing. So yeah she has slams, but overall she's overrated.
So by that logic Justine is overrated because she won the last two GS when Serena wasn't there. I mean really...

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I know! How can someone who won 21 GS sinlges titles be considered in any way, shape or form, overrated?
It's the 22 GS singles titles that is the overrated part because she would have finished with around 15, and wouldn't be considered the greatest. So yeah she's overrated. It's just that events made her numbers look bigger.
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Steffi is on this list because most of her grandslams came either when Navratilova was too old, or after Monica's stabbing. So yeah she has slams, but overall she's overrated.
Sorry for my bad word but... MAN... BULLSHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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