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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 28th, 2003, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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If Monica had Jennifer's fitness/movement

Would she still be winning slams? Both players are great strikers of the ball, but Monica lack of fitness and movement leave alot to be desired.

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No she wouldn't still be winning slams. She already would have won a lot more slams... at least 12 or 13 and would be retired now and living in Sarasota living in fear that I may win the lottery and turn up next door.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jul 28th, 2003, 06:43 PM
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Who can say?

Jenn's fitness comes from Jenn's personality, and Jenn's environment and Jenn's experiences. Jenn's fitness with Monica's personality and experiences might not work.

If Monica had Jenn's fitness, maybe she'd have lacked the fire to win the nine GS titles she did. Maybe, with that level of defensive skill, she nver becomes the offensive machine she did. It's like asking how many GS titles would Venus win if she had Jenn's forehand. Who knows? If Venus had Jenn's forehand, would she have worked to make her backhand the weapon it is?

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