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Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

Venus wasn't the only one who declind to be moved. Sania Mizra was also asked and declined. So why does Venus get all the blame? Last year they accused someone in Serena's box of trying to use his watch to disrupt Vadisolva's serve Why is that people are always trying to stir up controversy with them?
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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

They are black and tennis is a pre-dominately white sport, you do the math


In Nike's "Every sport needs a hero" commercial, Sharapova was chosen as the "hero" in tennis. She's blonde, she's white, like a lot of female tennis players who catch media attention..........notice how in terms of looks, they're everything opposite of Venus and Serena
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Controversy sells,and add a Williams name to the equation and you have a major story. Also, they need an excuse to explain Hewitt's loss.
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It's called tall poppy syndrome. When people stick ahead of the pack, the others left behind try to pull them back and criticise them. Maybe its jealousy... intimidation...? Who knows?
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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

I don't know but I was really angry while I was reading Vee's latest post-match interview. It sounded like an interrogation

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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

because she's going to win the tournament. the hate is coming early lol.

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I don't know but I was really angry while I was reading Vee's latest post-match interview. It sounded like an interrogation
Usually I just shake the bullshit off but that really pissed me off too.

Why even inject that shit into the situation.

Obviously someone with an agenda.

As for why Mirza isn't catching shit...

...when a Rock Star and his buddies get in trouble who's name is in the headlines?
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Venus wasn't the only one who declind to be moved. Sania Mizra was also asked and declined. So why does Venus get all the blame? Last year they accused someone in Serena's box of trying to use his watch to disrupt Vadisolva's serve Why is that people are always trying to stir up controversy with them?
He did have a shiny watch and it wouldn't be the first time someone went out of their way in Serena's match to disrupt.
i.e. Jackie Long acting like a fool in Miami.

I don't even see a controversy with Venus.
She said no. Hewitt didn't lose. Hewitt would have lost against Novak anyway.

And it's only silly to think they're being the only one looked at with scrutiny.
If I remember correctly, the board couldn't stop talking about Sharapova and bananagate for months.
And they wouldn't stop talking about what happened in her post match interview.
That's how they operate with many of the top players.

The funny thing is you're stirring up controversy just as the people you are accusing of doing so were.
It kinda makes me think, that you're no better than them.

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They are black and tennis is a pre-dominately white sport, you do the math


In Nike's "Every sport needs a hero" commercial, Sharapova was chosen as the "hero" in tennis. She's blonde, she's white, like a lot of female tennis players who catch media attention..........notice how in terms of looks, they're everything opposite of Venus and Serena
Actually, just for clarification, it is a Gatorade commercial. And Sharapova signed an endorsement deal with gatorade.
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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

I wouldnt have expected any less from the media tbh.

I just hope this gives Vee some fire in her belly and she can turn this round

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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

They are attacking Venus because she has the strength to stand up for herself and assert her rights.

Sania is probably not being attacked because they suspect that she would have rolled over to their demands without Venus' insistence to not alter the schedule.
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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

Because..
Venus represents the whole WTA..
shes the Statue of Equal Rights

thats faith

its really annoying..
cuz she has been fighting these
battles since she was just a kid..
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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

People are jealous as hell!!

Whitney Houston and her receipts:

http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...17447&page=324
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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

Venus sucks

she should take some class lessons from Serena

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Re: Why Is Venus Catching Hell?

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Sania is probably not being attacked because they suspect that she would have rolled over to their demands without Venus' insistence to not alter the schedule.
What the fuck are you talking about?

Mirza has dealt with death threats, people burning effigies, and Jews and Moslems alike hating her for playing doubles with certain players, and she still goes to India and yet you think she would roll over for these demands?

Really now?

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