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Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

I am just thinking is serena the best of her era, and better than Hingis. How long do you think she can stop, Justine?
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I am just thinking is serena the best of her era, and better than Hingis. How long do you think she can stop, Justine?
stop Justine from what?

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Re: Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

yes and defo yes

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Re: Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

Hingis was in a different era and was the best in that era, however shortlived it was. Serena is definitely the best of this era, which was also briefly ruled by Justine. I think she means stop Justine from winning RG?
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Re: Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

yes i would say better than Hingis. Mentally she is and shot wise, but i thin Hingis plays cleaner tennis and doesn't always looked rushed or forced...

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Re: Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

I think you should compare Hingis to Henin and Venus not with Serena. One more slam and Serena can be compared with Monica.

So yes Serena is the best of her generation and definitely better than Hingis she proved that already in the 1999 Us Open final.

Oh, and I don´t think Serena is going to stop Justine or vice versa. I think they´re going to have an even big battle this year and that they will dominate the field.

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I don't know: Hingis has 19 tier-1 titles. Serena has only half of it.

Hingis has spent over 200 weeks at number 1, Serena I think maybe 50.

A lot of Serena's wins are based on powerful first serve, Hingis's wins are 100% tremendous tennis!
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I don't know: Hingis has 19 tier-1 titles. Serena has only half of it.

Hingis has spent over 200 weeks at number 1, Serena I think maybe 50.

A lot of Serena's wins are based on powerful first serve, Hingis's wins are 100% tremendous tennis!
and a serve is not part of tennis?

yeah, and Serena has a superior match record, winning record vs top 10, slam results, more majors won, more variety of majors won too..

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Yep..without a doubt..and she's only adding to her legacy.

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Hingis's acomplishments..weeks at no.1, tier I titles,etc..only tell that she played more. I mean Lindsay has more titles and weeks at no.1 too..does that make her better than Serena? Don't think so.

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I don't know: Hingis has 19 tier-1 titles. Serena has only half of it.

Hingis has spent over 200 weeks at number 1, Serena I think maybe 50.

A lot of Serena's wins are based on powerful first serve, Hingis's wins are 100% tremendous tennis!
You cannot be serious???

Just curious if you know how many women have powerful serves and have never won jack...Think about your premise for a bit and decide if you really believe what you posted....
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You cannot be serious???

Just curious if you know how many women have powerful serves and have never won jack...Think about your premise for a bit and decide if you really believe what you posted....
no one in the wta tour serves better than Serena's. she can serve a 200 km per hour first serve, something that most men on the atp tour can't reach.

there are degree's to power serve , Serena has a ridiculous powerful serve more that any other woman in this sport which has helped her win matches in which her qualities from the back of the court were less than her opponent's. anyway, this is just my opinion.
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no one in the wta tour serves better than Serena's. she can serve a 200 km per hour first serve, something that most men on the atp tour can't reach.

there are degree's to power serve , Serena has a ridiculous powerful serve more that any other woman in this sport which has helped her win matches in which her qualities from the back of the court were less than her opponent's. anyway, this is just my opinion.
lol i bet most men can reach 200 kmh, thats not THAT hard

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Re: Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

Is like saying: Pete Sampras only won because he got such a damn good serve. Serve is most important part of tennis...can't serve, can't win.

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Re: Is Serena the best of her generation; and better than Hingis?

They both champs.. and in twenty years its Serena,Venus, Justine, Martina, Lindsay, and Jen that ppl are talking about from the late 90s and early 2000s..

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