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Who are the MOST talented female players of all time?

I've never really seen this discussed in the media or anywhere. Not the greatest but the most talented. In the men for different reasons names like Laver, Pancho Gonzalez, McEnroe, Becker, Agassi, Sampras, Federer, Nastase, Hoad have all been mentioned over time. Then there are guys who didn't achieve as much but are ultra talented like Henri Leconte, Miroslav Mecir or Richard Gasquet.

But for the women? Who would you say were/are real natural talents - amongst the most talented you have seen and for what reasons, great movers or amazing shotmaking ability.

What do you reckon? Henin? Navratilova? Mandlikova, Goolagong? Who do you rate
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I think you have to do it era by era... too many to count and there are too many teens on this forum to even remember or know of some of those you mention.

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I have to go with Hingis, Schnyder and Kournikova!

their ability to hit any shot and their fluid games speak for themselves

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Re: Who are the MOST talented female players of all time?

I think it's Hingis. When you see her matches from 90's and early 2000 its looks like she could have done anything she wanted with the ball... Henin is also very vy talanted but not so natural as Hingis
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Third place, Conchita Martinez
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Seles, Graf, Hingis


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1. Gabriela Sabatini.








2. The rest .
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hingis definately. her game was almost flawless.


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Hingis, Schyder, Martinez, Rubin and Mauresmo I find/found very talented.
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Martina Hingis.

★ a. radwanska + lisicki + jankovic
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I think you have to do it era by era... too many to count and there are too many teens on this forum to even remember or know of some of those you mention.
Boy was I right... Schnyder?? Rubin?? Kournikova??

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Navratilova , Evert and Seles
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