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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2006, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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Which will be more important for Serena at AO?

Which will be more important you think: her movement and form, or her mentality?

I personally think it's her mentality, because despite not being in best shape or form, as long as she stays positive and thinks about her shots and tells herself to hit through them even after making errors, I think she's got a great chance.

What do you think?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2006, 12:13 PM
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She can't win only with her awesome fighting spirit anymore!

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Both will matter I think. It's hard to be confident if you're not physically fit.

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I think that she could win lots of points just by making her opponents run around the court using her angled shots while limiting her movement.
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(Positive) Mentality sure didn't do her any good at Wimbledon last year.

She needs to be in shape. And I think she will be.
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2006, 12:53 PM
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Yes, she needs to be fit, with her best movement and footwork back. The mentality is there and doesn't look to be going anywhere, so I think what she needs now is fitness.

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2006, 12:56 PM
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IMO, Serena just needs to stay positive, and the rest will fallow....

"I dream of people watching me holding up my third Wimbledon trophy... Most of all I dream of being a good person to all that are inspired by me I dream of having girls, women, boys, men being fond of not only what I have done on the tennis court, or on the big screen or what I design but I dream of what people think of me as a person.
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 12th, 2006, 01:20 PM
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I think both, but mostly a lot of prayer.

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