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I highly doubt the Williams Sisters are anywhere devout Jehovah's Witnesses. They wouldn't celebrate any holiday, and I'm pretty sure Serena and Venus like to have a good time on their birthdays.
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why do u hope??its not like its wrong or shameful to have a religion...its matter of their own belief..
I didn't say that is something wrong having religious beliefs
Being an atheist myself I hope they're the same as me, thats all.
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And I can safetly say that the atheists on tour are probably the lesbians.
(and please dont take that badly my cousin is a lesbian and I am very good friends with her so dont take that badly im not homophobic)
No offense taken. And I hope you don't take offense at people laughing at your idiotic comment.

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Bump.

Venus Williams - Jehovah's Witness
Serena Williams - Jehovah's Witness
Victoria Azarenka - Orthodox

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Domi has been worshiping at the Mara Kannon Shrine a lot...
What's that?

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Well this is a BUMP
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Safina was a muslim? I didn't know that.

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The Radwanska sisters are both devout practicing Catholics.
Every Polish or Polish-origin player is more or less Catholic. I don't think we have much choice here....




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I seriously hope they are both atheist. I think Ana surely is.
My friend is from Serbia & said both are Serbian Orthodox, once rumored to belong to the church where Serbian Orthodox priests blessed war criminals like Ratko Mladic & the same priests were also accused of sex abuse cover-up ...if true, this can't get any more pathetic for Anna & JJ

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Very interesting thread
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Safina was a muslim? I didn't know that.
She doesn't practice at all though
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Every Polish or Polish-origin player is more or less Catholic.
Are you sure? Because I wouldn't be surprised if, for instance, Lisicki belonged to Lutheran Church. After all her father has some German roots. I just speculate here, but it's not like 100% Poles are Catholic. We even had a Lutheran prime-minister, remember?

I know only of Agnieszka declaring herself as a practicing Catholic:

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I just speculate here, but it's not like 100% Poles are Catholic.
That's why I said "more or less"....


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Re: What are the religious inclinations of the top wta players?

sania mirza is a muslim and muslims are categorized among the upper castes in india......

rushmi chakravarthi is a hindu brahmin and thus belongs to the highest caste or class in india......

on the men's side,

leander paes is a goan catholic christian and christians in general anywhere from the world residing in india are scheduled under the lowest category in india the "scheduled caste"......

mahesh bhupati is a hindu and belongs to the warrior class which is one among the upper castes......

rohan bopanna is a hindu and belongs to the kapu caste which is in between the upper and lower caste called the "backward caste"......
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The Radwanska sisters are both devout practicing Catholics.
Every Polish or Polish-origin player is more or less Catholic. I don't think we have much choice here....
You have a choice: Polish Catholic or Roman Catholic.
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