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Whats the most stupid question ever asked to a player in a press conferance?

How about to Lina Kras, "You seem very innocent are you like that in your private life," or to Justine Henin "Did you like her Lilac dress"?

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Or to Marat Safin: "What do you think the difference is between you and Anna Kournikova?"

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to Steffi and Serena: "hey, why are you both such arrogant bitches?"

"For now, Roddick seems to play with the intelligence of a fence post."
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To Justine Henin-Hardenne: "Why do you wear a watch?"

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Elena Bovina's 1st interview... after she lost in the Quarters of Indian Wells '01. They went on and on and ON about how she was the "Cinderella" of that tournament, and literally asked her 10 questions about fairy tales and Cinderella.

Q. Because a couple of us clearly think you've been the Cinderella of this tournament. You're the most pleasant thing we've had develop here.

ELENA BOVINA: That's nice.

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post #7 of 46 (permalink) Old Apr 16th, 2003, 02:01 PM
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Just recently, some nutcase who was supposedly conducting research for a new book on Monica asked Andre about Steffi's thoughts on Monica's career and stabbing. When Andre refused to comment, this reporter actually asked Andre to ask Steffi for him and to get back with him with her answer.

Needless to say, Andre said no.

This potential-pulitzer-prize-winner took reporting to a new low: investigative research through the "please ask your wife for me" method. I did better research than that when I was in high school!!!!!!

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This was probably not the most stupid question still you can see how a witty answer can reveal the dumbness of it:

When Marat Safin was asked what he would take to a desert island he said: "A woman, not a tennis racket".
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To Justine Henin-Hardenne: "Why do you wear a watch?"
Sorry, but that was an absolutely brilliant question, Pulitzer Prize material. And I kid you not.
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post #10 of 46 (permalink) Old Apr 16th, 2003, 03:48 PM
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I remember once a reporter at Wimbledon asked Steffi what her dog's name was. When the reporting started writing down the dog's name, Steffi asked in total surprise" Are you gonna write that down?" It was quite good.
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I've always wanted tennis players to turn the tables on the reporters. For example, Steffi might have asked that reporter, "What's your dog's name?" Then reporters would have to face questions like, "Why do you wear a watch?" "Did you like her outfit today?" "Where did you go shopping yesterday?"

I think it would be quite amusing.
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andre is a star in that. he really can make journalists look like a fool!
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Monica Seles was asked a few times if she would show her scar to the reporters. And in one press conference she was asked if it hurt [being stabbed]?

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post #14 of 46 (permalink) Old Apr 16th, 2003, 05:03 PM
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oh yeah they asked her at the pc 4 or 5 days after.

I guess journalists are not allowed to have feelings.

I am definitely not made for it!
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I always thought Martina Hingis was pretty clever in giving answers too!

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