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View Poll Results: Who is the best clay court Pro-Player
Chris Evert 74 46.25%
Steffi Graf 21 13.13%
Justine Henin 43 26.88%
Monica Seles 16 10.00%
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 3.75%
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post #1 of 77 (permalink) Old Jun 13th, 2008, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Who is the best clay court player of all time?

Chris Evert- Pro from 1972-1989 (17 years) Winner of over 50 clay court tittles. Has Seven French Opens and Two U.S Opens on clay also a one time runner up at the french. Has the Most Title Wins on the Pairs Red Clay.

Steffi Graf- Pro from 1982-1999 (17 years) Winner of 35 Clay court tittles. Has won Six French Opens with Three Runner Up finishes. This puts her with the 2nd most titles on the red clay in Pairs.

Justine Henin- Pro from 1999-2008(9 years) Winner of 12 clay titles. Four French Opens. Tied with the most wins in a row at the French(Seles). Also has the third most title wins on the Pairs red clay.

Monica Seles- Pro from 1989-2008 (19 years) Winner of 13 clay tittles. Won the French Open three times and runner up once. Is Tied with the most wins in a row on the Paris red clay.(Henin)

Arantxa Sánchez Vicario- Pro from 1985-2002 (17 years) Winner of 19 clay court Titles. Holds three French open titles runner up three times.

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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

Henin

But that is just my opinion.
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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

Can't argue with Evert.
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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

Chris Evert. She has a 120+ match winning streak on clay.
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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

I would say Chris Evert since she did so much. Then Justine, for the fact she did all that in a much shorter time then every one else. After that I would say Steffi.

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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

Maria Sharapova.

Man, does she suck on clay though.


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I guess by accomplishment it would be Evert, then Graf, then Henin, then Seles, then Sanchez-Vicario. If they all played each other in peak form, I would go with either Graf or Henin.
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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

Evert, hands down. No ifs, ands, ors, or buts about it.

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no match here...Evert by far, then Graf, Seles, Henin and Sanchez Vicario. Henin could have been number 2 if she hadn't retired

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Evert - Graf - Seles - Henin - ASV

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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

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Evert - Graf - Seles - Henin - ASV

Why would you put Seles over Henin. Henin has more French Open titles and is tied with her for the most win in a row.

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Why would you put Seles over Henin. Henin has more French Open titles and is tied with her for the most win in a row.
She would have won more if she hadnt gotten stabbed. She was an unstoppable force at RG it seems.

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Re: Who is the best clay court player of all time?

1.Evert
2.Seles
3.Graf
4.Henin
5.Sanchez-Vicario
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Seles should not be called a pro from 1989 to 2008 since her last match was 2003


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