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Serena vs. Seles

I know it just happened but the question will come up sooner than later.

Whose had the better career?
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Re: Serena vs. Seles

So you wanted it to be sooner?

It's a tough call but because Serena has won all four slams I give the edge to her.

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Re: Serena vs. Seles

Do you want a career that's short, and incandescent, or long, but a roller-coaster? It's not better or worse, it's two careers that have been totally different.

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Serena held all 4 at the same time.

Wimbledon will be the kryptonite in Seles' resume. And also you know who.
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Re: Serena vs. Seles

Serena's career isnt over.....

but Seles still has the lead IMO....she did so much in so little...and was taken out.

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Re: Serena vs. Seles

Seles has 21 more titles.

It's close though.

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Re: Serena vs. Seles

While I believe their career achievements are close, the edge clearly goes to Serena.

They are equal in GS count, but Serena has won all four. Monica had a longer "dominant" period, and was probably more dominant at the time, but Serena has greater longevity.

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Seles has 21 more titles.

It's close though.
I don't think that's enough to beat a Wimbledon though. It would be different if she had around eighty titles, but she only has twenty-one more.

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Re: Serena vs. Seles

As things stand right now a decent case can be made in favour of both women. But it is too close for an undisputed opinion or anything close to it. In time if Serena sustains her current form she will overtake Seles but personally I still give the edge to Seles.

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As a big Seles fan i have to say, Serena.

And i am so happy that it was a champion like Serena who equalled Monica's record and in all likelyhood will go ahead into two digits.
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Re: Serena vs. Seles

I'm pretty sure this was thoroughly discussed in another thread.

Seles>>Serena

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I'm pretty sure this was thoroughly discussed in another thread.

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If you saying that gets you to sleep at night, then so be it. But, I know those sour grapes are eating you up inside.
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Arguable,
serena fans and seles haters will say serena >seles
juju and demented fans will say seles> serena
seles fans wont care unless it is either www seles vs germans or www seles vs stefi
serena haters will 'lol u cant even compare them'
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It's Serena now I have to say. She's held all four majors while Seles hasn't. That just beats it I think.

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If you saying that gets you to sleep at night, then so be it. But, I know those sour grapes are eating you up inside.
Sour grapes at what? Seles beats Serena at every statistical category except she didn't win Wimbledon. If you think that one category is enough, then fine.. you have your obviously biased opinion.

I'll stick with Seles and her more weeks at #1, more titles, more YEC's, longer period of dominance, greater competition, etc.

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