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Billie Jean King says Kim is the new leader in the WTA

And she is.She also has the personality to be so!She promotes tennis,what can't be said from everyone!

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I agree, Kim is a class act from every angle. BJK was obviously affected by Kim's post match on court antics today - very infectious and a great ad for tennis.

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I watched that interview with BJK on the news. Here's what she said:

"She's a great ambassador for the sport. In fact, I really consider her the leader now as far as on and of the court in womens tennis as well. She seems to embrace the leadership role better then anyone I've seen in many, many years. So that is wonderful to see"
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Kim's acceptance speech was great. She says all the right things and I'm sure whatever rank she will be, she will always step up to represent the WTA!
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Kim is defintely the leader of the WTA.
She has the all the perfect qualities for being it as BJK says.


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BJK knows better than anyone that the success of the WTA is dependent on the players getting involved and promoting tennis.
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Seems to me that BJK knows a thing or two about tennis and the tour.

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seems to me that all people who agree here are Kimfans
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seems to me that all people who agree here are Kimfans
you nailed it on the head.

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seems to me that all people who agree here are Kimfans
Seems to me there's no non-Kim fans who disagrees
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She has a nice, outgoing personality and plays a lot of tournaments so she's a good spokesperson. There are other good spokespersons on the tour, in addition to Kim. Now that's being fair.

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She has a nice, outgoing personality and plays a lot of tournaments so she's a good spokesperson. There are other good spokespersons on the tour, in addition to Kim. Now that's being fair.
I agree with that
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Another Kimfan agreeing But all bias aside...BJK has a point

I think she is currently the best ambassador...she is always willingly to do a lot for the WTA, she has no problems with any player as far as I know...she wins that sportsmanship trophy every year ...and she's one of the world's best players...add all that together and you have a leader, no? Not a leader as in the best player...just the best representative of the sport at the moment...
Justine is the best player of the year...but as she and her coach always repeat...they don't care for the other players...all that counts are her goals..
Venus and Serena are never around...or almost never They do A LOT in life...which is great off course...
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That's wonderful to read I don't know how anyone can deny it, either. Kim always does a lot when she goes to a city for a tournament. Jon Wertheim has written about how she calls ahead to make sure she can visit children's hospitals and stuff.

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she has a point. Kim is the best ambassador on tour right now. she's a top player, a class act, and willing to do all she can to help the WTA.

so....i agree
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