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View Poll Results: Most enthralling 'big' match of the decade.
Venus bt Hingis 4-6 6-3 7-5 : USO 2000 26 19.40%
Jennifer bt Kim 1-6 6-4 12-10 : RG 2001 7 5.22%
Jennifer bt Hingis 4-6 7-6 6-2 : AUS 2002 23 17.16%
Serena bt Jennifer 3-6 7-6 6-2 : RG 2002 1 0.75%
Serena bt Kim 4-6 6-3 7-5 : AUS 2003 3 2.24%
Justine bt Serena 6-2 4-6 7-5 : RG 2003 11 8.21%
Justine by Jennifer 4-6 7-5 7-6 : USO 2003 44 32.84%
Serena bt Amelie 6-7 7-5 6-4 : WIM 2004 5 3.73%
Lena D bt Jennifer 6-0 2-6 7-6 : USO 2004 5 3.73%
Serena bt Sharapova 2-6 7-5 8-6 : AUS 2005 9 6.72%
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post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 11:06 AM Thread Starter
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Most enthralling 'big' match of the decade?

Hey guys just wondering what you think was the most enthralling big match of this decade so far. By 'big match', i was just including grandslam semi finals and finals. Just thiniking in terms of excitement, drama, and competitiveness and quality of play.
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post #2 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 11:08 AM
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All three of Jennifer Capriati's Grand Slam finals, and the one I still cringe about, her win over Serena last year at the U.S. Open.

Still can't believe to this day that ball was called out.
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Capriati Vs Hingis,
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post #5 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 12:19 PM
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I have to say Justine over Jen Even if it gave us one of the great matches of the last decade, I still wouldn't have minded if it had ended up 6-4 6-3 to Jen
Serena over Sharapova was just as enthralling, but there was a few more unforced, so I had to choose the other one. But I still was on the edge of my seat starting at 2-6 4-5*
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post #6 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 12:40 PM
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2000 Year End Championship finals, Hingis over Seles in three sets. Very high quality play from both players. Both hit twice as many winners as unforced errors. All three sets were very competitive.
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post #7 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 12:43 PM
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Either Justine beating Jen, or Venus beating Hingis. Both were great matches!
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Venus bt Hingis 4-6 6-3 7-5 : USO 2000

this is my all time fav match. great tennis and the crowd was wild dyum i have never saw a match like that again

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post #10 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 02:51 PM
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Cap v Hingis OZ, 2002

I think had Hingis won that match, her motivation to come back would be much higher. I think it's a turning point that people will look at when people talk about Martina's great career.
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post #11 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 03:05 PM
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i voted for the Venus-Hingis match in 2002
i would like to forget about those 2 matches Kim lost

but i think that the Hingis-Serena AO QF from 2001 should also be in that poll.
some great tennis, great drama and the determination of these two to win that match was quite amazing

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post #12 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 04:21 PM
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Of the matches liste, definitely Justine over Jennifer.

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post #13 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 05:09 PM
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enthralling? Lena D beats Jen, probably because that's the only one I saw on TV

elena dementieva, serena williams, caroline wozniacki, ana ivanovic
david nalbandian, rafael nadal, andy murray, gael monfils, jo-wilfried tsonga
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post #14 of 38 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2005, 05:50 PM
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I think all of the above matches involving Jen, they were all absolute crackers,i think ill go for the justine vs jenny match though although jen lost it has to go down as one of the greatest of all time, i miss jen so much i miss her ability to bring the best out of her opponents and therefore to create such epic matches, can't wait to see more of the same when she returns .

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The 2004 USOPEN Quarterfinal Conspiracy Match ofcourse.
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