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The William Sisters and the Crowd

Venus booed today and the crowd wild for Sharapova. And in every slam cheers for the Williams errors.
Do crowds just not like the William sisters anymore?
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Venus booed today and the crowd wild for Sharapova. And in every slam cheers for the Williams errors.
Do crowds just not like the William sisters anymore?
This is nothing new
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I thougth it was quite fair for both players

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Re: The William Sisters and the Crowd

Nope. You'd be hard pushed to find a WS match where the crowd is actually supporting them.

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I am not surprised they are going for Maria over Serena
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Re: The William Sisters and the Crowd

That's why I love Australia the best. They usually give Serena full support. (And the U.S. Open does sometimes too).

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Re: The William Sisters and the Crowd

The crowd like the underdog, nothing surprising.

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Re: The William Sisters and the Crowd

The crowd were impressed by Jarka's game. She's charismatic, pretty and a relative unknown at this point, so it's no surprise she drew some support from the crowd. The British crowds still have an immense respect for Venus.

And well, Sharapova is Sharapova.

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it was not as bad as they made it out to be.
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That's why I love Australia the best. They usually give Serena full support. (And the U.S. Open does sometimes too).
They always cheer Venus on double faults and UE. They were also heavily favoring Henin in the finals this year.
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Re: The William Sisters and the Crowd

The tend to get a decent percentage of the cheers in doubles.

As for singles, just win baby!!!
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The crowd has been odd, someone like that lone Sunday play crowd (well, on Court 2, anyway).

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They always cheer Venus on double faults and UE. They were also heavily favoring Henin in the finals this year.
Do they usually? It was annoying today. As if they didn't know proper tennis etiquette.
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First set to Serena. Can't wait to here the crowd moan in disappointment on NBC. hehe
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The tend to get a decent percentage of the cheers in doubles.

As for singles, just win baby!!!
Yep!! They've proven that booing is just that


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Believe me, when I was at Wimbledon, there was a MASSIVE roar on court five when the Williams sisters doubles match was moved there from court 12 and there was almost a stampede to get a seat there!

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