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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

Ah Douchesanders is slipping lower and lower day by the day.

If Mashatards claim that Maria needs just one more major to surpass BOTH Vee and Juju while still trailing by 2 majors, solely based on career slam...then how the heck is Monica gonna be greater than Serena who has AND the career-slam, not just the career-slam..but held them ALL four at the same time...AND has more majors than Monica?!

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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

She doesn't even have a grand slam.
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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

I think on balance, Monica's appearance on Dancing With The Stars trumps....Serena's guest spot on Law and Order SVU....

So yes, most definitely
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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

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Sure, if some Serena fans consider her to be greater than Graf and Navratilova based on nothing, why not? After all Seles has more titles than Serena and has been more weeks at number 1 than her, those are FACTS
THIS. I personally wouldn't have said that but some of the Serena fans have made it clear that slam count isn't important anymore so yeah then I guess Seles is greater AND she's not a despicable character!
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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

Who cares?
If The Daughter of Satan didn't get injured back in 2008, she would have won the next 19 Slams and be the GOAT of the GOATS. Sadly, evil was slayed.

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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

Nope. Serena is greater than Seles .
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THIS. I personally wouldn't have said that but some of the Serena fans have made it clear that slam count isn't important anymore so yeah then I guess Seles is greater AND she's not a despicable character!
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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

if Sharapova hadn't injured her shoulder she might have had equal number of Slams with Justine and Venus by today....

Should I open a new thread?

Actually i think that all these threads "if she ..bla-bla-bla, she would have....." are pointless, because it's impossible to prove it. Imagine that Martina Hingis retired after her 1999 season. The Whole TF would have been predicting double digits count of Slams for her.... In reality she didn't win a single one since then

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if Sharapova hadn't injured her shoulder she might have had equal number of Slams with Justine and Venus by today....

Should I open a new thread?
post of the thread.

And to answer the question at hand, no.... no.

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if Sharapova hadn't injured her shoulder she might have had equal number of Slams with Justine and Venus by today....
Or maybe she would still have 3 as she probably wouldn't have won Roland Garros if it wasn't for the shoulder injury that forced her to change her playing style

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Re: Is there a case for considering Seles to be greater than Serena?

Not even a Seles super fan like myself would say 'yes'. Why?:

Only 1 Wimbledon final.

No Wimbledon title.

Failure to really go for it after her comeback, particularly in comparison to Serena's recent comeback after issues that were no doubt very traumatic and could have ended her career and life. Monica succumbed mentally and was broken. She lacked belief and that is a sign of weakness not greatness. You can't just win when everything is peachy. I still love her more than any other player though!

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THIS. I personally wouldn't have said that but some of the Serena fans have made it clear that slam count isn't important anymore so yeah then I guess Seles is greater AND she's not a despicable character!
Despicable character, huh?

And you're the Moral Patrol? Lord KNOWS how much of a sinnner you're yourself. You really should refrain of passing judgement like this. When you live in a glass house, well..

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