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The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

When Justine switched at the beginning of the year to her new raquet: she has had dismal results!

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

I did not know she changed to a new raquet. If so, that makes sense. It takes time to get used to new equipment. Did she change for more money from her sponser?
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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

Please. Switching rackets five months ago is not a valid reason for her poor level in Berlin.

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

I think it's the hideous new outfit. She always played better in athletic cut fits.

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

Stop talking out your backside, she's had a paintjob on the recquet nothing else.

The reason she's in a slump is because she's finished as a force in women's tennis, she was lucky to dominate a weak era and now the tour is getting stronger she's been left behind.
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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

If it were the racket Justine would know and so would Carlos. They would have gotten rid of it.

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

Don't they just keep their old rackets and get them repainted anyway ?

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

I think she's been misreading Carlos's signals

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

I think she should dump that blue dress she's wearing this year and revert back to the pink one.

Not only it's her "lucky dress", but the blue one makes her stick out like a sore thumb on court....

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

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The reason she's in a slump is because she's finished as a force in women's tennis, she was lucky to dominate a weak era and now the tour is getting stronger she's been left behind.
Let me get this straight. 2007 was a "weak era" and in 2008 the "tour is getting stronger."
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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

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Stop talking out your backside, she's had a paintjob on the recquet nothing else.

The reason she's in a slump is because she's finished as a force in women's tennis, she was lucky to dominate a weak era and now the tour is getting stronger she's been left behind.
Couldn´t agree more... But Davenport also switched to K Tour and had a good season so far, so you can´t blame on the racket!

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I think she's been misreading Carlos's signals
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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

that's actually not true because most players keep their old rackets and just get them painted like the newer models, SUCK IT SLUTS

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Re: The Real Reason why Henin is slumping...

She hasn't switched racquets. She's been using the same Wilson stick all of her career, it's just been painted to look like the newer ones that Wilson comes out with. It's the same with pretty much all pros.
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