Fan poll #3 - what's the appeal? - TennisForum.com
View Poll Results: what hook you as a fan
you like their game 8 24.24%
their look is appealing to you 2 6.06%
personality - charm or niceness, sportsmanship 9 27.27%
personality - just someone interesting, even if s/he's a complete ass 1 3.03%
a good story - something about their life is interesting 0 0%
nationality 1 3.03%
you identify with them - race, hardships, lifestyle, whatever 2 6.06%
competitive spirit - you admire their fight, discipline, willingness to do what it takes 7 21.21%
success (or lack) - you love a winner or want to support the person who keeps trying 0 0%
other 3 9.09%
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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Aug 1st, 2004, 12:54 AM Thread Starter
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Fan poll #3 - what's the appeal?

So generally, what first makes you stand up and notice a player? Obviously, why you like the player can change or you dislike the player as time goes on, but normally there is something that will first make an impression on you.

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fun to watch play, a good story, competitive spirit, underrated players...
so "lots of the above"
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i was first drawn to alicia cos she is a fellow aussie, but what makes me like her more than the other aussies is her awesome personality, shes so down to earth and also shes hot and i like girls with big serves
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I identify with Cappy

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When I see them early in the career, like them, their game, and make a committment to follow their career.
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for me it's about the game and the personality

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