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You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

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The only reason Venus showed up was because she was paid a lot of money for her appearance.

I don't think Venus entered this tournament to play the entire week. She's using these smaller tournaments to build up her game and it's a smart strategy.

Venus had wrist surgery and it's gonna take awhile for her to fully recover from that. Just like it did Serena. Remember she would play, then lose. Well they can't stress the body by playing the entire week. They play a few games then lose so they won't tax the body too much and get reinjured.

It would have been foolish for Venus to play the full week. Now if she wasn't recovering from wrist surgery it would have been fine.

There is a tier I tournament that begins on Monday. That means she would have had to play throughout Sunday, then try to catch a plane for next weeks game. Remember she would be playing Monday because her ranking is still low and she's not getting passes.

It's smart for Venus to go out today and catch a plane for the next weeks tournament which probably begins Monday for her. And that tournament will last two weeks itself.

She can go back and work on some techniques in her game these next few days. She'd be too tired to go the entire two weeks.

Plus Venus has won this tournament 3 or 4 times already. It's not the trophy and money she needs, it's the preparation she needs.
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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

I thought it was because the dog ate her homework?

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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

This is ridiculous

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It's great to be a fan of the two most talented women in tennis.

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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

I'm sure she didn't go there saying, "I wanna lose in two sets to a player who doesn't even have a tour title under her belt."

It's not like the was a GS that next week or anything

It was a bad loss, but there are positives that we (as her fans) can take from here. Onwards and upwards....besides, she's Top 30 now!

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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

Yeah, and Maria lost to Serena on purpose at Australia and Miami.
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Loving the excuses.
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post #10 of 78 (permalink) Old Apr 6th, 2007, 09:06 PM
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I don't think the excuses can get much more retarded than this.

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I don't think the excuses can get much more retarded than this.
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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

venus has too much pride to lose on purpose! wouldn't it be more beneficial to her confidence to win the tournament?
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This statement is both disrespectful to Venus ( she would never tank ) and to Tati who played a smart match to win.
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Re: You guys should know that Venus lost on purpose

with all due respect to you and your theories but Venus has enough money to prolly buy AI from the current owners
she wanted match play and went there and got used to the green thing
Venus is not the type of player to tank a match after pocketing the do and then to walk away
she's not my fav player by a mile but tank a match,I doubt it
Tati played served well;played great defense and Venus didn't play well enough to even make the match competitive,nothing else

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