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View Poll Results: Who among these players will end up slamless in their career?
Dinara Safina 218 56.04%
Elena Dementieva 241 61.95%
Jelena Jankovic 179 46.02%
Marion Bartoli 290 74.55%
Nadia Petrova 308 79.18%
Zheng Jie 309 79.43%
Daniela Hantuchova 319 82.01%
Li Na 220 56.56%
Vera Zvonareva 248 63.75%
Samantha Stosur 204 52.44%
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post #1 of 137 (permalink) Old Mar 23rd, 2010, 05:27 PM Thread Starter
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Who among these players will end up slamless in their career?

Click all the players you think would never win a grand slam until they retire. Vote for all of them if you think none of them would ever win a grand slam title.

These are the current Top 30 players who aren't among the young bunch anymore but were close enough from winning one:

Dinara Safina (1986)
3 Finals (French Open 2008, Australian Open 2009, French Open 2009)
2 Semi-Finals (US Open 2008, Wimbledon 2009)
2 Quarter-Finals

Elena Dementieva (1981) RETIRED
2 Finals (French Open 2004, US Open 2004)
7 Semi-Finals (US Open 2000, US Open 2005, Wimbledon 2008, US Open 2008, Australian Open 2009, Wimbledon 2009, French Open 2010)
3 Quarter-Finals


Vera Zvonareva (1984)
2 Finals (Wimbledon 2010, US Open 2010)
2 Semi-Finals (Australian Open 2009, Australian Open 2011)
1 Quarter-Final

Jelena Jankovic (1985)
1 Final (US Open 2008)
5 Semi-Finals (US Open 2006, French Open 2007, Australian Open 2008, French Open 2008, French Open 2010)
1 Quarter-Final

Li Na (1982)
1 Final (Australian Open 2011)
1 Semi-Final (Australian Open 2010)
3 Quarter-Finals

Samantha Stosur (1984)
1 Final (French Open 2010)
1 Semi-Final (French Open 2009)
1 Quarter-Final

Marion Bartoli (1984)
1 Final (Wimbledon 2007)
1 Quarter-Final

Nadia Petrova (1982)
2 Semi-Finals (French Open 2003, French Open 2005)
7 Quarter-Finals

Zheng Jie (1983)
2 Semi-Finals (Wimbledon 2008, Australian Open 2010)

Daniela Hantuchova (1983)
1 Semi-Final (Australian Open 2008)
3 Quarter-Finals



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A Julian poll.

I voted for everyone but the first three ladies.

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i'd die if bartoli wins a slam!
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Sam stosur winning a slam (Single)?
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All of them. My beloved can't even pick up a doubles title.

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I voted for all of them, because that's the most likely.

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i'll say sam needs to luck out the most to win a slam....so her...but hey, stranger things have happened

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All of them. My beloved can't even pick up a doubles title.
Aah, I still think Elena has a slam within her - chin up and still upper lip!

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I picked all of them.

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I voted for Hantuchova.

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I see I won't be alone proudly voted for all the ladies. Well, if a tiny chance exists that one of them winning a slam I'd go with JJ.
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Some of them have doubles titles

Hlavackova, Strycova, Venus, Serena, Schiavone, Hradecka, Safarova, Cetkovska, Pliskova, Kasatkina, Putintseva, Ostapenko, Gasparyan

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Some of them have doubles titles
Isn't it obvious that we're talking about singles slam title since we're not in doubles forum?



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All of them. Elena.
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I think all will end up slamless, except Jankovic and Safina, who might have a chance in future

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