Volim Anu više čak od Donnu. Oba su velike talenti ali Ana je posebna!
Vjerujem da ona može pobijediti sve Šleme za juniori jer sada ne ma nikog tko bi mogao dobro boriti s njom. Možda Taylor Townsend ili Belinda Bencic ali samo one.
Mirjana Lucic in 1996 Year End Rank Juniors was N°2 (N°1 Mauresmo(FRA))
Then win "Australian Hardcourt Championships" Grade 1 (18/1/1997)
Then win "Australian Open Junior Championships" Grade A (26/1/1997) (in singles and doubles).
Was she N°1 in february 1997?
Lučić turned professional in April 1997 at the age of 15 (born 9 march 1982) and:
win Bol WTA Title (Tier IV & V now International)(4 may 1997)
Runnerup Strasbourg WTA Title (Tier III, now Premier)(24 may 1997)(lost with Steffi Graff)
Yes, it all seems very similar, but tennis has changed immensely since the late 90's. Miki was then one of the first to introduce this power play that nowdays everybody goes for (Ana included), and that's why she was so superior in those times. These days, girls can't come out at 15 and conquer the tour or reach #1 at 16 like Hingis, cause almost everybody goes for strenght and the 20-somethings usually have it much more than the kids. There were also no age restrictions back then, of course.
i think mauresmo was still number 1 (despite miki beating her a bunch of times and winning the us open and australian back to back). miki would have been number 1 if she continued playing juniors tournaments, but she was busy winning wta events and doubles slams