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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 2003, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
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Another all Williams final!

I don't want this thread to turn into a slanging match, with posters childishly insulting each others intelligence as usually happens!

What to people think about this happening once again. Will the level of competition make this a must see final, or are people fed up with the same old story????
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I won't be bothering to tune in, as I expect it will be the usual boring, non-event between the two of them. Couldn't care which of the Williams sisters wins.
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Bad day for fans. Also some Williams fans might agree on Saturday when they get to watch yeat another zero excitement match.
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Great!!! I missed an all Williams final soooooo much
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In spite of all of the negative comments on this board, the "all Williams finals have CONSISTENTLY brought in HIGHER ratings on American TV than ANY other matchup.

People tune in that LOVE them.
People tune that HATE them.

It don't matter, ratings are ratings.
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Last years final wasn't that bad I think...I'm really looking forward to it... despite my fellow countrywomen were defeated today

C'mon Belgians
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You know, US TV ratings aren't everything...

In fairness, all-Belgian finals are also bad.
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You know the Williams' finals are getting better and better each time! Their best one was at the Australian Open this year IMO! I can't really commentate the all-Belgian final because they only had 1 but that one wasn't so exciting either.

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You know the Williams' finals are getting better and better each time! Their best one was at the Australian Open this year IMO! I can't really commentate the all-Belgian final because they only had 1 but that one wasn't so exciting either.
Belgians have had several finals (thought only 1 slam final) and they've been generally bad.
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Belgians have had several finals (thought only 1 slam final) and they've been generally bad.
They have played 4 finals

2001 's-Hertogenbosch Justine won 6/4 3/6 6/3
2003 Berlin Justine won 6/4 4/6 7/5
2003 RG Justine won 0 & 4
2003 's-Hertogenbosch Kim won 6/7 (4) 3/0 ret.

Those two first finals meetings might have been pretty good

And agree that this years AO final was high quality. (not exciting but well played)
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how do I feel about it? I'm biased of course but...





































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It's a grand slam final. I would be tuning in no matter who is competing.

I'm really happy Venus has made the final, was worried she might be losing a bit of interest. Another chance to see the top two players of an era compete.
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How do I feel? Happy! Now my saturday is completely free, and I'll do something with my friends.
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I am very glad they reached the finals, they really deserve it. Venus deserves also to win this one

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I'm actually pretty excited about this one. I have not been a big fan of the all Williams slam finals, but this time I'm really pulling for Venus to win, especially after that gritty semifinal performance today. It's nothing personal to the sisters, it's everyone else's sorry ass problem that they can't get to the final..but on the whole I have not found them all that exciting to this point, especially with Serena winning all four. C'mon Vee....it's time to stand up and be counted big sis!
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