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post #11 of (permalink) Old Apr 4th, 2004, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by bandabou
But that is nothing new....Justine didn´t face a top 10 player at IW, until in the finals against Lindsay...In fact almost all the tournament victories this year have been against top 15-20 players...so don´t come play that trick here. Besides, the last two years Serena has beaten everybody at Miami anyways..
bandabou, Justine did face 2 top 5 in IW

This year, Justine beat Kim (#2, Melbourne), Amelie (#3, Sydney), Lindsay (#4, Melbourne & IW), Nastya (#5, IW).


So she's beaten every player of the top 5, in straight sets except for Kim (but honestly she should have )...

Apart for Dubaï (Tier 2), Justine did have to face at least one top 5 in every tournament this year, so don't act as if Serena's brillant performances against out-of-top-20 players and Dementieva (ranked 63 in the Race for the Championships ranking!) are exactly the same as Justine's
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