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View Poll Results: Who wasted the most potential of these players?
Jelena Dokic 62 28.57%
Anna Kournikova 72 33.18%
Alexandra Stevenson 8 3.69%
Mirjana Lucic 75 34.56%
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post #1 of 76 (permalink) Old Dec 3rd, 2006, 04:00 AM Thread Starter
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Who wasted the most potential?

Thought I'd ask this debatable question to spin off of ezekiel's retarded thread...

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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

lucic.

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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

Lucic.

I'm watching the Wimbledon semifinal vs. Graf right now (thanks by the way, Dave) and she's playing so well in the beginning.

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Lucic

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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

I cant blame Dokic, shes had alot of bad things happen to her, namely her old man.

Anna was a tremendous athlete, fluid motions, seems to have what it took to be a #1, but never worked on her serve OR mental toughness.

I loves Anna but she wasted the most.

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Lucic.

I'm watching the Wimbledon semifinal vs. Graf right now (thanks by the way, Dave) and she's playing so well in the beginning.
Yeah Mirjana was brilliant for a while in that match

For me its a tough choice between Lucic and Kournikova. However I think Kournikova had a little more potential than Lucic. Lucic was a devastating ball striker, and EXTREMELY talented, but Kournikova was just capable of doing more with the ball, and was just as talented.

The only reason personally Dokic doesnt stand a chance in this discussion is because at least she won 5 titles including two tier 1's. Yeah she's a wasted talent, but not like the others in this poll are (besides maybe Stevenson... Alex had potential, but not the same level as the other 3, IMO)
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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

pretty tough question.
however since lucic and dokic had other non-tennis problems, i would have to say ana.

i do not know why ana did not achieve what she could have. At least one title? Maybe it is just her mental toughness, or she was distracted being the first glamour girl.

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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

I reckon Lucic. sorry to her fans, i really am.
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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

I voted Dokic without looking over the choices Lucic was soo good though . Whatever happened to her anyways.
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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

Apparently Lucic is attempting a comeback in 2007 if the right stuff falls into place I'm just really curious to see if she actually does, it would be really interesting

http://www.tbo.com/sports/wfla/2006/0511lucic.htm
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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

I have to agree with the majority of you - Lukic had incredible potential but nothing has really came of it

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Re: Who wasted the most potential?

Mirjana.

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I'd have to say Anna.
she's a close second on my list of wasted potentials.
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Apparently Lucic is attempting a comeback in 2007 if the right stuff falls into place I'm just really curious to see if she actually does, it would be really interesting

http://www.tbo.com/sports/wfla/2006/0511lucic.htm
wow.. I really hope that she does get a sponser and attempts a comeback.. That sucks for her, she has no money now

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