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View Poll Results: Which of these players you expected have better singles career than they actually did
Mirza 15 40.54%
Vesnina 5 13.51%
Wozniak 6 16.22%
Dulko 3 8.11%
None,as they all achieved more than their potential 8 21.62%
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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 15th, 2012, 03:14 AM Thread Starter
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Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

Which among these players you thought would have much better career in singles than they actually did?or could have done more with their potential?
I have to go with Mirza
2005-2007 were just great..But just 1 title and highest ranking of 27..Honestly expected a lot more from her

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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

Vaidisova obviously...
Also Groenefeld, Krasnoroutskaya, and Sprem come to mind

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Cornet. Ivanovic. Vesnina.. Vaidisova. Krajicek.
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Vaidisova obviously...
Also Groenefeld, Krasnoroutskaya, and Sprem come to mind
Until she fell in love with the man who has ruined more than one lady's career, Radek Stepanek.
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

But they are not in my poll
I was talking about Mirza,Vesnina,Dulko and Wozniak
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

Sania. And Aleks to a much lesser extent.
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

Just about all of them actually. But for me, Dulko had the most potential. I remember watching her at the Hopman Cup a few years back and she was hitting return winners off Marat Safin's serve (granted, Marat was AWFUL in all his HC doubles matches and didn't serve quite as hard against the ladies, but still!). Add that to the fact that she has taken out a few big names in her matches, it's really disappointing that she's not really strung together a better career.

Mirza while I adore her, did pretty well for when she was healthy. IMO, it's fine to be a hard hitter with little variety. However, to get to the top (inconsistency aside), you need either a good serve or good movement. She didn't have either, so not matter how good her groundies got, she was never gonna go too far.

Never really followed Wozniack too closely, but it's quite surprising that she's plummeted so far down after a pretty good season 2 years ago.

With Vesnina, she has a decent strokes, ok serve and ok movement. However, her game is far too one-dimensional. She doesn't have overwhelming power or tactical prowess to really take it to the next level.

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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

where is cornet in the poll?

Alize Cornet- Agi Radwanska- Caro Wozniacki

Slava Shvedova- Bel Bencic- Alize Lim
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

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where is cornet in the poll?
I did not include her because she reached a career high ranking of 11 which is pretty high for a player like here while the others on the list came so close to top 20 but never got there
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

How the hell did vesnina get anywhere close to the top 20. She can never get any balls in.

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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

Voted none, maybe Mirza could have been better. Then again very likely not, she always lost agains Kraijcek when they were both ranked near 30, not a good sign.
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

Sania. I thought she was going to be a leading light.

Monica Seles Superstar. Her fans never forget.


Players I root for now: Heather, Laura, Lucie, Marion, Serena, Simona, Svetlana, Venus, Vika. And Caroline.
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Re: Which of these players you expected to have better singles career???

wats up with all these polls? Someone is bored today?

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