Re: So does this weekend pretty much determine player of the year?
[quote=tennisbum79;22156201]In addition to POY, were Serena to win this, she will get a solid foot in the conversation as the best ever.
I recognized many posters here do not agree with it, but tennis commentator have started to increasingly mention her name.
Some argue that it is not only the number of GS won, but also the stiffness of the competition in over the years since 1997 when she won her first GS.
Yes Martina Nav and Eteffi Graf have more GS, but did they face an ever rejunvenating competition throughout their career when ethy won GS?[/quote]
I can't with the double standards....this really belongs in a different thread but oh well: since 2008 Serena has won almost half her GS titles-(6) yet since 2008 the tour has LARGELY been considered a joke with the likes of Jankovic,Safina and Woz being number 1 and many considering the level of play the worst ever in tour history with 'generation' suck emerging. Her 6 slam wins coming over none other than: Jankovic,Safina,Venus,post retirementHenin,Zvonareva and Radwanska, and in a few of those slams she didn't face a top 10 player.
Now check my history cuz i've never been one the make these claims towards the tour(and i feel 2011-2012 has significantly increased the tour's level) but i find statements like these to be bewildering.
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