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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old Sep 30th, 2010, 03:31 AM Thread Starter
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Real #1 of 1990- Seles or Graf

Since Heninfan made a couple threads about the true #1 in recent years I think a better question is who is the true #1 of 1990- Graf or Seles. For me it is by far Seles. She won the French Open and Miami and the WTA Championships, the two biggest non slam events. Graf's Australian Open title doesnt even really count since Seles, Navratlova, and Sanchez werent there, and Sabatini was knocked out of the tournament by injury. There was literally nobody there. Graf's year end #1 ranking was a joke as much of her other success is.
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Since Heninfan made a couple threads about the true #1 in recent years I think a better question is who is the true #1 of 1990- Graf or Seles. For me it is by far Seles. She won the French Open and Miami and the WTA Championships, the two biggest non slam events. Graf's Australian Open title doesnt even really count since Seles, Navratlova, and Sanchez werent there, and Sabatini was knocked out of the tournament by injury. There was literally nobody there. Graf's year end #1 ranking was a joke as much of her other success is.
Then add Sabatini as an option , and since she is prettier, she was the "real" number one in 1990. In fact lets play the latter format of YEC final 1990 and Sabatini really won that 4-6 7-5 6-3, the last two sets never happened ..

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Re: Real #1 of 1990- Seles or Graf

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On a more serious note, you and Heninfan are just best recent precious pearls around this forum.

Peak "Pass her peak" threads beat Peak "True #1" threads by a mile.

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Re: Real #1 of 1990- Seles or Graf

Graf by far.

Graf slam results- Win, Finals, Final, semis
Seles Slam results- Win, Quarters, 3rd round, DNP

No comparision.

Graf also won more tournaments, won more matches, lost fewer matches. Graf's only losses that year were to Seles twice, Sabatini twice, and her worst was a loss to Garrison. Seles lost to Fairbank Nidifier, Frazier, Ferrando (at the U.S Open), and a couple other lowly ranked opponents.
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Re: Real #1 of 1990- Seles or Graf

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Graf also won more tournaments
Dumb reasoning. Graf's tournaments were mostly tier 2 and tier 3 titles. Seles won big tier 1 events and the WTA Championships.
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they both equally suck ...
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If Steffi's career was such a joke then what does that say about the people who seem to have a deep jealousy and obsession about her "joke" achievements

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Graf obviously was.

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Graf was listed as number 1 in the ranking at the end of the year 1990, so yeah, she was the "real" number 1. Really.
Seles can be the number one of 1990 in your fantasy, but your wishes dont make her the "real" number 1.
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Prize money for these gals for 1990? As Ginger Rogers once so aptly told me, "It's all about the Dough Re Me on the dotted line, Hel."

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For sure Seles.

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Re: Real #1 of 1990- Seles or Graf

Aren't there any moderators here? Just move this thread to the BFTP-forum!

These who was better-threads are incredibly tiring and repetitive...
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