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a perennial top player who can't win the big one, yet constantly teases you with near success 10 55.56%
the house afire that flames out, yet leaves constantly wondering "if she could just regain her form..." 6 33.33%
Ha ha ha, stupid, this is why I never jump on a bandwagon until I see a major in hand 2 11.11%
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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jun 13th, 2008, 08:14 PM Thread Starter
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Which is worse??

So, my beloved stumbled in Paris. Then I see Niki V. gets bageled by Mattek. And the Cubs are teasing me with their once-a-decade-look-like-we'll break-the-curse season. (They won't trust me).

So that got me to thinking. Which is more tortuous? To have a favorite who manages to stay highly ranked, constantly teasing you with decent runs at slams and even a few titles only to never, ever "win the big one," (Lena D., Dani H. and potentially JJ) or a favorite who flares brightly for a year, then crashes (perhaps Nikki, Dokic and Stevenson also being in this class) yet constantly promises to come back?

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Jun 13th, 2008, 08:17 PM
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Re: Which is worse??

"Ha ha ha, stupid, this is why I never jump on a bandwagon until I see a major in hand "
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Re: Which is worse??

Other than the devastating AO SF Dani has never been all that close at the majors-but she should absolutely have so many more titles. Elena is the real torture at the slams.

I will always love Daniela but sometimes it's nice to support players who actually win - so thanks Kim!
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Lol they're both devestating, I'd probably say the lingering comeback one is worse. Dementieva at least is winning matches and having good results.

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i feel you

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Re: Which is worse??

first one


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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Jun 14th, 2008, 04:04 AM
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Re: Which is worse??

Being a Lena D , Dani H and Nicole fan.....so of course I voted for the first one

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