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Who will the British crowd be supporting in the final?

I don't think either are very popular in Britain, but who do you think will get the majority of support on the day, Mauresmo or JHH?
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I think amelies popular in britain, right? shes one of the fan favourites every wimbledon. and she got a lot of support today
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They'll both get decent support. Crowd will probably support the person who seems to be struggling a little bit more. But, if you watched the semis, you'll see that both got good support.
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I think they will definitely be rooting for Mauresmo.
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This Brit will be somewhere at Wimbledon rooting 1 million % for Amelie!

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Yeah I've been reading about how not everyone is rooting for Henin on cnnsi.com.

I didn't know Mauresmo and Justine were friends at one point. Is there anyone on tour that stays friends.
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I'd say Amelie would be favourite. When she won today the crowd reacted to the emotion and knew how much it meant to her and she got a standing ovation from a lot of people. And when she left the court she got another big ovation.


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Amelie is VERY popular in England, and don't you think otherwise.
It actually surprised me how many people would mob her around the grounds, considering she hasn't won the title yet.
I think the crowd will be behind her.
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This Brit will be supporting Amelie through and through. I suspect most people will support Amelie because she's generally way more popular than Juju is and at the end of the day the British crowds will reflect the global attitude. Amelie is charming on and off court and the Brits will be hugely influenced by that because like everyone else, we like nice people

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I'd say Amelie would be favourite. When she won today the crowd reacted to the emotion and knew how much it meant to her and she got a standing ovation from a lot of people. And when she left the court she got another big ovation.
Justine got a huge ovation even after her 1st round. British people are very appreciative, that's all.

And no, I'm not saying that Amelie won't be favoured or anything, cause I have no idea. But judging it by ovation?

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They will be sleeping so probably nobody..

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Amelie is VERY popular in England, and don't you think otherwise.
It actually surprised me how many people would mob her around the grounds, considering she hasn't won the title yet.
I think the crowd will be behind her.
The British tennis crowd are very knowledgable and will be very aware of the the whole AO thing and in my view will want Momo to win to prove she can win a GS over a fit on form player. I think it will be a tough three set match but if Momo keeps her head she could come through, although she is no 1 I think she will be perceived as the underdog and the Brits will be behind her.

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Justine got a huge ovation even after her 1st round. British people are very appreciative, that's all.

And no, I'm not saying that Amelie won't be favoured or anything, cause I have no idea. But judging it by ovation?
You're right, they appreciate good tennis whoever plays it.

I felt today watching from home Amelie got a loud ovation when she won then again when she went off court. In the other semi I felt the crowd would have rather had a third set.

5 years ago I would have said Justine, but now I think Amelie might be more popular.


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They will be sleeping so probably nobody..
Just as Tatiana is when she's on court

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none because they like pretty women......
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