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post #38 of (permalink) Old Jan 9th, 2013, 11:56 AM
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Re: Shortest WTA match?

Originally Posted by *JR* View Post
Maybe one where somebody retired early? (Or if 2 sets only are counted, maybe quit @ 0-6, 0-2 or whatever). Or tanked, like in this "dishonorable mention" from 1999:

AMELIA ISLAND - Patty Schnyder must have wished she were somewhere else than Stadium Court at the Bausch & Lomb Championships yesterday, because it certainly looked as if she were.

Schnyder appeared uninterested and aloof during a 40-minute 6-0, 6-2 quarterfinals loss to Anna Kournikova. The sixth-seeded Schnyder listlessly loped around the court, and even appeared to sometimes quit on points.

And the 20-year-old Swiss native confirmed those observations after the match. ''I hate playing her and I don't play if I'm on the court against her,'' Schnyder said. ''It's her person and everything around her. It's not her game....
I cant't believe you would let someone beat you if you were trying to make the argument that they had no game

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