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Does anyone else get annoyed by Serena's "I'm losing" pout?

Considering I haven't seen it in so long before this week, I realized it still really annoys me. When she got down against Clijsters and even Capriati she kept giving off negative signals and doing this sort of pouting. I could just see her saying "I don't care" or "this is stupid" and chucking her racket. I think she should look to her big sister and maybe be a little more classy during a loss. Maybe Serena has forgotten how to lose?
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post #2 of 39 (permalink) Old Nov 12th, 2002, 05:23 AM
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I'm glad you are annoyed.

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of course, the stampede of negativity comes out, only when there is a williams loss...

whats next you dont like how venus flicks her sweat off with her finger???



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No, I don't mind that with Venus, but Sampras doing that drives me up the wall!!!!

Btw, I think its hard to assess Serena's attitude when losing when she has been winning all year, and only losing in very close matches until today.

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Re: Does anyone else get annoyed by Serena's "I'm losing" pout?

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Considering I haven't seen it in so long before this week, I realized it still really annoys me. When she got down against Clijsters and even Capriati she kept giving off negative signals and doing this sort of pouting. I could just see her saying "I don't care" or "this is stupid" and chucking her racket. I think she should look to her big sister and maybe be a little more classy during a loss. Maybe Serena has forgotten how to lose?
I totally agree with you. Serena really needs to learn to be classy during a loss because all the other girls are always classy during a loss so Serena has no excuse. I hope during this brief holiday from the tour that Serena attends some seminars on how to be classy. It would help her so much and endear her to more fans other than Wx2 fans. Evadafan good on you for some excellent insight and advice for Serena. I hope she changes
next season and loses classily.
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Evadafan, you lost me. I don't have a clue as to what you're talking about. Can anyone clarify?

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actually I think Serena is a pretty good "loser" - she's a perfectionist on court, and gets down on herself easily when she makes mistakes, but she's also quick to regroup these days, and when I have seen her lose matches, I find her to be pretty gracious. i've seen many players with far less class, or even negativity on court...

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Well it wasn't nearly as bad as Lindsay Davenport against Monica.
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I'm talking about her on the court when she is losing. After the loss, she is very gracious, with that I won't argue.

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I'm talking about her on the court when she is losing. After the loss, she is very gracious, with that I won't argue.
Evadafan I knew exactly what your meant and I still agree with you. Serena is terribly unclassy when she's on court and losing.
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and now ,you will start crying if williams fans retaliate or call you names.
most of your post , beleive me are offensives...

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That can be said about a lot of players. Most of them have negative body language when they are down, at least Serena doesnt start yelling at the umpires or complainign about everyting.
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i too would be angry at myself if i knew that i could be playing better, its not like serena was blaming clijsters...or maybe you prefer her cussing and breaking rackets like other players, or maybe she should just not care at all like dokic??so which one??



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Thumbs down Even in defeat...!!!

The Sisters just can't win, they'll be trashed when they win and trashed when they lose. WTF????

I think you people should just enjoy the win and feel good for your favorite and leave it at that.!!! For, as sure as I breathe, the next time she gets defeated by a Williams, I'll rub your noses in it.!!!!
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exactly persond...i dont mind that much that serena was beaten by clijsters, cuz she is a nice girl...but when people start making these threads only cuz its an occasion a sister was beaten, that is really pathetic...



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