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View Poll Results: Who Can Possibly Win the Remaining 3 Slams in '11?
Caroline Wozniacki 14 26.92%
Kim Clijsters 12 23.08%
Vera Zvonareva 1 1.92%
Venus Williams 7 13.46%
Samantha Stosur 0 0%
Victoria Azarenka 2 3.85%
Jelena Jankovic 5 9.62%
Na Li 2 3.85%
Maria Sharapova 9 17.31%
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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old Apr 10th, 2011, 04:56 AM Thread Starter
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Who Can Win All Three Slams Left

This poll was inspired by the apparent jinx thread predicting Caro to win all three slams. The premise of this thread and poll is that suppose God (and if you do not believe in the existence of God then let’s say a soothsayer you knew without a doubt was absolutely 100% accurate in his forecasts) came to you and said:

“One woman player is going to win all three slams left this year, but I am not telling who. You can obviously get long odds from betting shops and thus make your fortune. However you cannot make several bets of different players, you can only pick one player (if you violate this rule you will die of a heart attack). Likewise after the FO if your picked player is not the winner you cannot pick the FO winner to win Wimbledon because you will also die of a heart attack.”

I have listed as choices the current top 9 with the exception of Schiavone as she cannot possibly do it even in her fans’ wildest imaginations. I substituted Venus Williams in her place. I have left off Serena- as she is not going to play FO and is doubtful for Wimbledon as I understand the latest news of her condition. And of course the 10th choice is other and perhaps you could designate your other.

As for me the choice is between Caro and Clijsters. I cannot make the case for anyone else. As Kim has won the AO this year I don’t see her as the winner of the grand slam to put her in the heady company of Steffi, Margaret Court and Maureen Connolly.

As for Caro yes I know she has not won a slam but you might be interested in knowing her results at these three slams. She first appeared in the FO in 2007 (when she was 16) and has contested every slam since. Her record for these slams these past four years has been in order:

FO: 1st Rd; 3rd Rd; 3rd Rd; and QF.
W: 2nd Rd; 3rd Rd; 4th Rd; and 4th Rd.
USO: 2nd; 4th; RUP; and SF.

As you can see her results uniformly has improved in each slam- I bet those of you who do not think she will ever win a slam were not aware of this factoid. You may quibble about 2009 USO where she was the finalist and only got to the semi finals last year but then again she was kind of lucky in 2009. Oudin eliminated Dementieva so Caro did not face her in the QFs where she probably would have lost. And Caro got another break in the semi finals meeting Wickmayer. So really her 2010 run was probably an improvement if anything she was seeded 1st whereas she was seeded 9th in the 2009 tourney.

Ergo if anyone were to win the three remaining slams I would put my money on Caro. How about you?
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Re: Who Can Win All Three Slams Left

Serena?
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I think Caro will win AT LEAST one of the next three slams
Kim might win one more too.
Otherwise...no clue

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I am sorry I've never submitted a poll thread before and I screwed up twice. As you can see I left out the option of other and I'm not going to try again. If you really want to vote for other just say so and perhaps we can add that when the FO rolls around and this poll closes.
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I think Caro will win AT LEAST one of the next three slams
Kim might win one more too.
Otherwise...no clue
No that’s a cop out. First of all it is a no brainer to predict that no one will win the remaining three slams. This fantasy poll supposes someone will. If you knew one was going to win all three then who would you pick?
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Serena?


Surely it can’t be Serena or do you have knowledge that Serena will be healed in time to play the FO? I have not seen any info that she will be ready other then I think that she has not officially withdrawn.
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No that’s a cop out. First of all it is a no brainer to predict that no one will win the remaining three slams. This fantasy poll supposes someone will. If you knew one was going to win all three then who would you pick?
umm...but even though it would be awesome and also possible for Caro to win the next three...my feeling is that no one player will win all of the next three slams and I try to avoid flat out fabrication. So I guess I can't be a part of this poll

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BUT if I had to pick one player...it would be Caro
don't want to throw shade to a fellow Caro fan

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If I have to chose one player that may win all the 3 slams left, it would be Kim. She is the only one that has an edge over the other top players in a consistent way.

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The obvious choice is Kim, but Venus can win all three, if she is completely healthy and focused. RG would clearly be the most difficult, but if she can survive her "off" days, the draw could possibly open just like last year with Schiavone. With Serena most likely out for Wimbledon, this is Venus's tournament to lose. She plays with such confidence and belief in her game on grass that most players can't stop her. (except Pironkova) Finally comes the US Open, which she nearly won last year. Again Venus loves Flushing Meadows and if focused and fit, the only players that can challenge her is Kim or Serena.
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The obvious choice is Kim, but Venus can win all three, if she is completely healthy and focused. RG would clearly be the most difficult, but if she can survive her "off" days, the draw could possibly open just like last year with Schiavone. With Serena most likely out for Wimbledon, this is Venus's tournament to lose. She plays with such confidence and belief in her game on grass that most players can't stop her. (except Pironkova) Finally comes the US Open, which she nearly won last year. Again Venus loves Flushing Meadows and if focused and fit, the only players that can challenge her is Kim or Serena.
I really don't know about Wimbledon. That devastating loss to Pironkova has to at least have planted the seed of doubt in her mind, even on her favourite surface.

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If one is going to do it, sadly it would be Kim. But that would give her five in a row(including a Wimbledon,) and I just can't...

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caro will win at least one^^

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