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Why do some players only do well in slams then suck in tour events?

for example Pironkova, Paszek, Stephens, Mchale, Makarova, Lepchenko

Why is it these players can only make it far in GS then seem to forget to play tennis in regular tour events.

What's the deal?

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Re: Why do some players only do well in slams then suck in tour events?

You don't do well
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Re: Why do some players only do well in slams then suck in tour events?

Not sure about the others, but Pironkova has benefited from easy draws throughout her career, except at Wimbledon, where she's a top-10 player.

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Easier draws
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for example Pironkova, Paszek, Stephens, Mchale, Makarova, Lepchenko

Why is it these players can only make it far in GS then seem to forget to play tennis in regular tour events.

What's the deal?
Bratchikova too, I suppose they feel that the MM tournaments aren't worthy of their talent

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Re: Why do some players only do well in slams then suck in tour events?

I wonder what made you create this thread. Makarova getting thrashed by Serena?

Stephens, McHale, and Lepchenko get their rankings up from tour events....
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I wonder what made you create this thread. Makarova getting thrashed by Serena?

Stephens, McHale, and Lepchenko get their rankings up from tour events....
Um no. Venus is my fave

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More money, more points maybe...
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I wonder what made you create this thread. Makarova getting thrashed by Serena?

Stephens, McHale, and Lepchenko get their rankings up from tour events....
Mchale and Lepchenko yes
Stephens no
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