Serena working with Patrick Mouratoglou - Page 6 -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #76 of 77 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 2013, 07:06 PM
Senior Member
mdterp01's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 13,480
Re: Serena working with Patrick Mouratoglou

Looks like people were wrong about how good this pairing turned out.

Venus Williams Wimbledon Champion (00,01,05,07,08)
US Open Champion (00,01)

Serena Williams Australian Open Champion (03,05,07,09,10,15)
French Open Champion (02,13,15)
Wimbledon Champion (02,03,09,10,12,15)
US Open Champion (99,02,08,12,13,14)
mdterp01 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #77 of 77 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 2013, 11:58 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 3,794
I think the new coaching advise is exactly what Serena needed. I will alway give Serena's parent mad props for doing an incredible job with Venus and Serena. Especially given their non-professional tennis background and the fact that they did things their own, non-traditional way. I love and admire that. I also think that is the reason why they are looked down upon by the "tennis establishment", outside of BJK. For the most part neither Serena or Venus have must to say to or dealings with the so called tennis elites, and I love that too. I had been hoping and saying for years that it would be a good idea for both sisters to just have an outside tennis voice just to fine tune their game. I just wish they would have done it 5 or 6 years ago, especially with Venus. There really is no good explanation for Venus to not have as many GS titles as Serena. And Serena should have at least 4 or 5 French Open titles by now and a couple more of all the other 3 GS. I also agree with others that last years loss at the French was a course correcting loss and shock to Serena's system that seemed to help take her game up to another level. When was the last time a player had such an incredible turn around after a first round loss- male or female?

I think Serena can now clearly see that she can break Martina's and Chris's GS record and Steffi's isn't a crazy goal as well. Especially if she can keep up her high level of play. Personally I think she can do it, and something tells me Serena believes it even more than I do.

The last time Serena won the French she went on a tear, I think she's getting ready to do it again with the French now under her belt again.

Sent from Free App

Never chase love, affection or attention. If it isn't given to you freely by another person, then it isn't worth having.
spartanfan is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome