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post #326 of (permalink) Old Oct 9th, 2012, 02:57 PM
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Re: Martina Hingis, overrated?

Originally Posted by lloyders76 View Post
just pointing out that if she faced a top ten player in a slam final, she usually lost

against top ten she won only 14% of the time

if she faced someone outside the top ten she won 80% of the time
I understand that. I'm just pointing out that Venus, Mauresmo, Pierce, Martinez, and Novotna are 5 Hall-of-Fame calibre players regardless of what their ranking was at the time, and that beating one of them is more impressive than if she beat a top 10 or top 5 player like Fernandez, Coetzer, Spirlea, Tauziat etc.

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