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Davenport hits out over women's seedings

i agree with lindsay.

IMO the wimbledon organisers are crooks.

http://sport.guardian.co.uk/breaking...098382,00.html

Davenport hits out over women's seedings

Top seed Lindsay Davenport launched a strong attack on Wimbledon organisers on Saturday over the women's seedings for this year's event...
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I agree with her. She should not have been seeded at #1.

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"As an American, it makes no sense."

As an Australian, that comment makes no sense.
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Lindsay deserved being seeded #1.. serena deserved #4.. Venus should not have been so far out

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"As an American, it makes no sense."

As an Australian, that comment makes no sense.
Were they supposed to say "as a citizen of a developed country where men and woman supposedly have equal rights"?

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Lindsay let it rip, what she meant to say is WTF do I have to play Kim in the round of 16.
Serena is seeded in the top 4 and Venus should not have been given a special seeding just because she is a past winner; her recent form is no where near what it is used to be. Conchita is a past winner should she have a special seeding.
I do not understand her comment as an American it makes no sense to her is she saying the British are less for equality than Americans.
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What I think she is inreality trying to say is :"I am so afraid of Kim. They should have seeded her higher so I would not have to play her in R16. Of course, she does well shifting attention to Williams sisters, failing to mention the only truly underseeded player.

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Lindsay let it rip, what she meant to say is WTF do I have to play Kim in the round of 16.
Serena is seeded in the top 4 and Venus should not have been given a special seeding just because she is a past winner; her recent form is no where near what it is used to be. Conchita is a past winner should she have a special seeding.
I do not understand her comment as an American it makes no sense to her is she saying the British are less for equality than Americans.
ah unlike you I think Lindsay was smart enough to realize Venus didn't get a special seeding.
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Lindsay is right! But I think she is complaining a little bit about this also because she is peeved and worried about her showdown with KIM CLIJSTERS
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ah unlike you I think Lindsay was smart enough to realize Venus didn't get a special seeding.
Did Shenanigans say she was given it?

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I think she complaint that she have to face Kim Clijsters!


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Even omitting the difference in prize money Wimbledon do treat the men differently and the seeding debate proves that, but yeah the 'as an American' bit did strike me as odd....

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Did Shenanigans say she was given it?
it read like she felt Lindsay should've said that but I see now she was just referring to the Clijsters comment. which of course is as Lindsay just beat the girl on clay.

So my apologies Shenanigans.

Why don't you take notes, ys?
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Even omitting the difference in prize money Wimbledon do treat the men differently and the seeding debate proves that, but yeah the 'as an American' bit did strike me as odd....
I think the "as an American" statement was just Lindsay saying, "From where I'm from that doesn't make sense. " She's referring to fairness.
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