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post #324 of (permalink) Old Oct 9th, 2012, 02:17 PM
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Re: Martina Hingis, overrated?

Originally Posted by lloyders76 View Post
hingis in slam finals against top ten players won 1 lost 6

slam finals against players ranked outwith the top ten, won 4 lost 1

average rank of players she won slam finals against - 26.2

average rank of players she lost slam finals to - 5.85

stats imply hingis required a lower ranked player as opposition, otherwise her odds for winning were pretty low
That's a misleading stat because she played quite a few top players who were injured/did not play enough to get their ranking up. It's ridiculous to suggest that her victories in finals would have been more legit if she played world #3 Coetzer or someone like that

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