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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old Mar 30th, 2003, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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why not take Rubin to make an All-African Fed Cup team?

Chanda, Alexander, Venus, Serena.......
wouldnt that make a great team in Fed Cup?
where all the "races" are represented..
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You flaming racist ! But honestly, what would be so great about an all African American team? What is the big deal about being white or black or any thing else? I say let it be Venus/Serena/Monica/Lindsay and Chanda or Meghan as the alternate. (close call) Alex would just dump all the balls into the net, and loose 6-0; 6-0 .

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They are?
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Love alex, but she is a little too inconsistent for my taste to be on Fed Cup. Chanda is the better choice, and Megan will come behind her. Megan and Chanda have improved so much, but they inconsistent at times also.
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Rubin is African? And then again, why would you want Africans to play for America?
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Alex wold be a bad choice for Fed Cup, the pressure of having the whole team on her shoulders would be too much.

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cos Chanda SUCKS

im surprised they had Alex on the team

i woulda picked Meghann and Lisa (just for the sake of it, i dont like her at all)
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post #8 of 26 (permalink) Old Mar 30th, 2003, 08:42 PM
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From what I have read, Chanda turned down the offer because she could not be first. I think she is a little jealous of the sisters, but then again the whole WTA is jealous of the sisters.
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Let's be real. I like Alex and have always backed her. But how in the world is she on the U.S. Fed Cup play? How does her play warrant being put on this team? Or is it because she is friends with the Williams sisters?

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How is Chanda jealous of the Williams sisters if she didn't want to play

It would be pointless of her to waste a week when she would just be an alternate when she could be practicing, getting herself prepared for the clay court season.

Anyway, good luck Venus, Serena, Meghann, and Alex!!

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How is Chanda jealous of the Williams sisters if she didn't want to play

It would be pointless of her to waste a week when she would just be an alternate when she could be practicing, getting herself prepared for the clay court season.

Anyway, good luck Venus, Serena, Meghann, and Alex!!
it could not be more simple. chanda is coming back into the period where points are going to have to be defended again. why would it be jealousy making chanda not play? chanda is an intelligent women who knows that BJK will probably put the williams sisters in the singles and the doubles (especially after last year's debacle). by your logic all the times venus and serena have declined to play fed cup (which has been more often than not) was because they were jealous of capriati, davenport, or seles, which is just stupid.
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Either leslie is practicing for amatuer night at the Comedy Magic Club or she full of hippo dung again.......

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Jennifer should be playing Fed Cup. Why isn't Jennifer on the team?
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i'm disappointed that the team didn't actually happen but i find consolation in knowing that it could happen at another fed cup tie in the future. it would be icing on the cake if garrison was fed captain when the 4 african-americans made the squad because garrison played fed cup and i bet she never thought 4 black players would be good enough for the competition.
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Jennifer should be playing Fed Cup. Why isn't Jennifer on the team?
lol...
i think she pissed someone off last year
but we are all on jenn's side so dont worry

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