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Why is Dokic always given special treatment in Melbourne?

First, they give her a WC. Now, she and another unseeded unknown player get to play in Margaret Court Arena.

2009 was so 2 years ago. She had that whole period to climb up and prove herself again but never did.

Promising young players like Mladenovic, Rus etc had to play qualies.

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Re: Why is Dokic always given special treatment in Melbourne?

It's simple. She's playing for Australia, she's capable of playing good tennis, she's drawing huge crowds in AO. More than enough.
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It's simple. She's playing for Australia, she's capable of playing good tennis, she's drawing huge crowds in AO. More than enough.
Ya, plain and simple. No matter how Jelena got to where she is now, she is playing for Australia IN Australia. Its just our nature, we always support our own.

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Ya, plain and simple. No matter how Jelena got to where she is now, she is playing for Australia IN Australia. Its just our nature, we always support our won.
The whole world knows she's not really Australian.

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The Australian media have hyped her up so much, and she's just another mug. If Groth gets passed the 3R, she'll be the new Dokic.

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That's what Brits get at the French Open.

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The whole world knows she's not really Australian.
If you are going to nit-pick.
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First, they give her a WC. Now, she and another unseeded unknown player get to play in Margaret Court Arena.

2009 was so 2 years ago. She had that whole period to climb up and prove herself again but never did.

Promising young players like Mladenovic, Rus etc had to play qualies.
Do you know that stadium is over crowded and you need to wait like 45 minutes to get in ? She sells tickets, end of story.
Oh, Molik got the same court tomorrow

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I can't believe i am saying this but she's playing quite well atm.

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Re: Why is Dokic always given special treatment in Melbourne?

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First, they give her a WC. Now, she and another unseeded unknown player get to play in Margaret Court Arena.

2009 was so 2 years ago. She had that whole period to climb up and prove herself again but never did.

Promising young players like Mladenovic, Rus etc had to play qualies.
Because she's Aussie?

And who is Mladenovic?

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She's famous and she's Australian (sort of.) Famous players and home players always get special treatment

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Re: Why is Dokic always given special treatment in Melbourne?

is this question seriously being asked?

lol, how about paying a bit more attention before wasting everyone's time with useless threads. that court was unbelievably packed out today, not to mention that past history speaks for itself

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Re: Why is Dokic always given special treatment in Melbourne?

I'm over her getting WCs every year too, but it is an Australian tournament and her nationality is Australia. I wouldn't expect anything different.
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Re: Why is Dokic always given special treatment in Melbourne?

Obvious, us aussies love jelena doing well and she fills our stadiums

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Do you know that stadium is over crowded and you need to wait like 45 minutes to get in ? She sells tickets, end of story.
Oh, Molik got the same court tomorrow
Yep i had to wait for ages! Aussies LOVE their players and will fill up the stands.
Its the same at any GS or tournament!




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