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Serena and the mens game...

Is it too early to tell if Roger and even Rafa are morphing into Serena...Show up during tour events...try but don't knock urself out and then turn it on at the slams?
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i am a firm believer that you grow up wanting to play tennis and win the slams. eventually you start to win the tournies and the next step is the slams. you have a priority. like venus and serena said. they always dreamed winning wimbledon and the usopen. not marabella and dubai for example. so therefore i feel players get to a certain point in their careers where certain things become priority. and the slams for these particular ones are whats important and what counts.

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I think Federer gets beaten more in regular events than is majors because it's damn near impossible to win a 5 sets match against him. The shite players he loses to outside of majors couldn't maintain that level in a longer match.

And yes, his motivation is different. But it's not like he's tanking the masters series matches. He's losing highly competitive ones.
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Re: Serena and the mens game...

This thread is about to get ugly *Get's popcorn*

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Re: Serena and the mens game...

seriously when you have won as many tournies as federer has, what is one more/ does not havethe same satisfaction. It is only slams that count from now on.

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don't speak that!! i think its a good thread. apart from all the other BS threads. its a good question. drama is only what you make it. now go put that popcorn up! lol

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And yes, his motivation is different. But it's not like he's tanking the masters series matches. He's losing highly competitive ones.
True, he absolutely can't stand losing. Especially to lesser tennis souls like Berdych.
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Re: Serena and the mens game...

Well someone wrote an article on this a while back, and everyone who was in agreement...that maybe Rog is not putting his best foot forward outside of slams...was blasted for even comparing him to Serena in that regard so good luck with this thread.

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seriously when you have won as many tournies as federer has, what is one more/ does not havethe same satisfaction. It is only slams that count from now on.
Since I started to follow Serena it seems to me like she only cares about slams & miami

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Re: Serena and the mens game...

I don't think it's a matter of either player not putting their best foot forward...cause I don't think it concious. It's not like they stop trying...but their focus isn't the same and the will isn't a strong because the prize just isn't the same. They are not playing for money or titles although I'm sure those things are nice...they are playing for slams.
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Well someone wrote an article on this a while back, and everyone who was in agreement...that maybe Rog is not putting his best foot forward outside of slams...was blasted for even comparing him to Serena in that regard so good luck with this thread.
and u mentioning that is going to help the thread? lmao. def not! but i don't think the thread is going to get like that. drama is only what you allow it to be what you feed into and what you respond to. if it can be prevented the thread wont get to that point. unlike all the others. so fyi people....

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Obviously Federer shows his best at the slams....just like Serena. Its so weird that people freak out when Serena does it but when Rog does it, its ok. Weird
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Obviously Federer shows his best at the slams....just like Serena. Its so weird that people freak out when Serena does it but when Rog does it, its ok. Weird
i think the main issue that people have with the williams sisters is the fact that they are unorthodox they do things THEIR way and not the way it has been done down the years. people are not used to it and therefore "judge" based off of that instead of tolerating or accepting a change....

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True, he absolutely can't stand losing. Especially to lesser tennis souls like Berdych.

you think serena likes losing??? there comes a point in careers that are successful as these two, and at their respective ages, where they just don't want to lose, but don't put as much into winning other titles as they once did...but then again i forgot saint federer and sinnerena shant be mentioned in the same breath....

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you think serena likes losing??? there comes a point in careers that are successful as these two, and at their respective ages, where they just don't want to lose, but don't put as much into winning other titles as they once did...but then again i forgot saint federer and sinnerena shant be mentioned in the same breath....
im soooo confused as to why you are assuming he thinks serena likes losing? like you just went off on a deep in for no reason and mentioning saint federer and sinnerena etc was why? you are translating peoples opinion as negative and shouldn't. you may want to try and re-respond to it based of an "open" mind. something your "fav player" serena has...just an fyi

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