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post #1 of 41 (permalink) Old Oct 29th, 2011, 05:00 AM Thread Starter
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In 1992, they were merciless in complaints about Monica's grunting especially at Wimbledon to the extent that she had to unfairly force herself to stop grunting in the final. In 2011, almost all WTA players grunt and much louder than her.

In 2000, they were merciless in complaints about Martina's slamless year and No. 1 ranking although winning percentage-wise, it was actually a phenomenal year, and with 9 WTA titles including a YEC and an extremely consistent showing at the Grand Slams. In 2011, we have Caroline Wozniacki.

This is exactly what the tennis world deserves for not knowing how good we had it.

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post #2 of 41 (permalink) Old Oct 29th, 2011, 05:06 AM
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Such a cute picture of the two.
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what a cute photo

little did Monica know that she would become her bitch
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what a cute photo

little did Monica know that she would become her bitch
Agreed tho Monica was a shell of what she use to be when Martina came along.


Awesome pic makes me smile.

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Martina's 2000 was by far the best year that any players has ever had without winning a slam.
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Re: Somewhere in the world, Monica Seles and Martina Hingis are laughing

Good thread.
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Re: Somewhere in the world, Monica Seles and Martina Hingis are laughing

i like monica's wig. in the end martina tried to snatch it
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Martina's 2000 was by far the best year that any players has ever had without winning a slam.
Caroline's last half of last year and first half this year is nearly as good. Incredible consistency and nonstop winning.
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Re: Somewhere in the world, Monica Seles and Martina Hingis are laughing

Wow...white and black picture.
There are not from 1950s, right?
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post #10 of 41 (permalink) Old Oct 29th, 2011, 09:39 AM
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Great pic. It makes me wonder if we will ever see players like them again.
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Queen Monica and Princess Martina could care less about today's journeywomen who call themselves tennis players
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Of course, one may blame Monica for brining grunting into tennis as well.

Whitney Houston and her receipts:

http://www.tennisforum.com/showthrea...17447&page=324
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actually men brought grunting into tennis
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Not exactly the best pic of Martina
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