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Richard & Oracene's offspring - sign of greatness

Most members here in GM agree that Richard Williams and Oracene Price are the most tennis parents by far. Being one of their children is the dream of all tennis players. What else can be a better sign of greatness than having those two as your mom and dad?

1. WILLIAMS, SERENA -- 302-59 (.837)
2. WILLIAMS, VENUS -- 390-90 (.813)

There you have it, ladies and gentlemen: concrete statistical proof that Serena and Venus are the greatest of all time.

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Most members here in GM agree that Richard Williams and Oracene Price are the most tennis parents by far. Being one of their children is the dream of all tennis players. What else can be a better sign of greatness than having those two as your mom and dad?

1. WILLIAMS, SERENA -- 302-59 (.837)
2. WILLIAMS, VENUS -- 390-90 (.813)

There you have it, ladies and gentlemen: concrete statistical proof that Serena and Venus are the greatest of all time.

I don't think so.
Heidi & Peter Graf's offspring has 22 slams against Richard & Oracene's with only 11 ....
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I don't think so.
Heidi & Peter Graf's offspring has 22 slams against Richard & Oracene's with only 11 ....
You have your arbitrary criteria, Mr. Parche, and I have mine.

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I don't think so.
Heidi & Peter Graf's offspring has 22 slams against Richard & Oracene's with only 11 ....
I'd rather be Richard and Oracene's child
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You have your arbitrary criteria, Mr. Parche, and I have mine.

I don't know what Mr. Parche would say.
But after all he didn't know much about tennis. He even thought Graf wouldn't have regained the #1 spot without his help!!
Well, the court ruled that he was a lunatic .....

MY criteria are about numbers of slams. More slams is better than less slams. Maybe that is abitrary.
IF having LESS slam counts, Williams sisters are better than Graf of course.
It just depends ....
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excuse me, they only had kids so they could be rich, dick williams sed it himself, that he used to hide orascene's diaphragm (uke just so they could have more kids so they could betennis players
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excuse me, they only had kids so they could be rich, dick williams sed it himself, that he used to hide orascene's diaphragm (uke just so they could have more kids so they could betennis players
And you have a problem with that??? They should have had 3 girls..one more after Serena!!! Imagine another Vee and Rena in tennis..let's call her Destiny. Anyway, at least Richard didn't use their money to buy hookers and sex, while not paying taxes!!!I'd pick them as parents any day and twice on Sundays!

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this thread is too funny

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excuse me, they only had kids so they could be rich
Well maybe it was because "Dick" got hard-up.

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Let's wait 'till Andre & Steffi's kids start to play

If they have the talent herited from their parents...
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hehe, great title. Must be true too
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The Williamses seem like horrible parents to me. Their children obviously lacked a lot of love and attention that wasn't directed through a camera lense.
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