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I didn't know that Tati has basically no French accent!
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Was Golovin chewing gum?




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Venus "I think I had too many erorrs. I maybe went for too much"
"I think I was playing well"

Venus you are becoming delusional. You always go for too much and you always have too many errors. Add to the fact that you can barely hold serve anymore against scrubs like Meilin Tu and that is why you will never be at the top again. The fact that she thought she was playing well this tournament is scary cuz she struggled in almost every round against opponents she should not be struggling against. Horrible play for Venus has become regular play for Venus.
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venus WAS NOT playing well. she obviously needs a lot of work...

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I think that she is just trying to stay positive.
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I think that she is just trying to stay positive.
I hope so.
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I agree that Venus is trying to stay positive. But there may be other ways to do so then belittling her standards by saying she think she played well. lol. Gosh, back in the days I remember being so strict on V. After all these years I'm a little bit more mellow towards her...
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I think that she is just trying to stay positive.
Her own dad blasted her for poor play in Miami. I believe in staying positive, and playing more events can only help her become more match tough. But I assume that some coach is also working with her? Serena went to Nick Bollettieri for some extra help. I hope Venus has done the same. And most importantly has some kind of medical assistant helping her with rehab on her wrist while she works through the process of getting her "game" back...?

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Venus "I think I had too many erorrs. I maybe went for too much"
"I think I was playing well"

Venus you are becoming delusional. You always go for too much and you always have too many errors. Add to the fact that you can barely hold serve anymore against scrubs like Meilin Tu and that is why you will never be at the top again. The fact that she thought she was playing well this tournament is scary cuz she struggled in almost every round against opponents she should not be struggling against. Horrible play for Venus has become regular play for Venus.
Quite a bold statement...

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Venus "I think I had too many erorrs. I maybe went for too much"
"I think I was playing well"

Venus you are becoming delusional. You always go for too much and you always have too many errors. Add to the fact that you can barely hold serve anymore against scrubs like Meilin Tu and that is why you will never be at the top again. The fact that she thought she was playing well this tournament is scary cuz she struggled in almost every round against opponents she should not be struggling against. Horrible play for Venus has become regular play for Venus.

She didn't say she was playing well in this match, she said she felt she had been playing well this tournament. Big difference, although you're a good example of taking things out of context, as others are also claiming she said she played well this match...tell me where she said that, cuz I sure don't hear that. She said the reason she lost was because she was playing Tatiana and she was playing herself...both of which are true. She said she went for too much and made too many errors...I think she knows what's going on. The only delusional one is you...making it seem she says something she didn't.







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I think Venus knows what needs to happen. Right now it's straight up tennis that's bugging her. She's healthy, fit, and looks terrific! Her game is what's failing her, and that's what she needs to work on right now. Unforced errors did her in against Sharapova, and again today against Golovin. She needs more topspin and control on her shots; she's playing too wrecklessly right now.

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She didn't say she was playing well in this match, she said she felt she had been playing well this tournament. Big difference, although you're a good example of taking things out of context, as others are also claiming she said she played well this match...tell me where she said that, cuz I sure don't hear that. She said the reason she lost was because she was playing Tatiana and she was playing herself...both of which are true. She said she went for too much and made too many errors...I think she knows what's going on. The only delusional one is you...making it seem she says something she didn't.
I know what she said but I don't think she was playing well this tournament. I didn't see her first 3 matches so its hard to say. But she struggled against Schnyder who's in a huge slump and she struggled in the second set against Meilen Tu (Tu won more on her 1st and 2nd serve than Venus did on hers). In the first set Schnyder was winning 80% on her first and second serve. If Venus was playing well she would not be strugglign against Schnyder and Tu. I never said she was playing badly only in the Golovin match. I said she was playing badly the whole tournament.
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This is obviously not the Venus of old. The comeback Venus thinks this is good tennis, and grudingly give credit to her opponents when she loses. It more like I lost the match rather than you beating me. The reality is you won't be sharp unless you train hard, play in tournaments, learns from your errors, improve your skills, and read these threads and listen to your fans and critics. I can't believe I just said that, forget the last remark. Thanks.

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The Venus of old is firmly dead and buried. So, she needs to come up with something new to get back where she belongs at the top of the game......but I ain't holding my breath. This tournament has been laughable, constantly struggling but saying she was here to fight and this was a New Venus ! Open your eyes sweetheart, you ain't the player you once were, so it time someone kicked you in the bum, to get you fired up again!
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