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GoDominique
Nov 16th, 2004, 03:58 PM
Doesn't matter whether the injury/illness was real or not. :)

I remember a match between young Anke Huber and Italian player Cecchini (French Open 1991?). Cecchini acted like she was badly injured (although she could still run to drop-shots, after that she hobbled back to the baseline), and of course good-natured Anke fell for it, played a terrible match and more or less let her opponent win. :o
Cecchini later admitted that she faked the injury, but argued that Jana Novotna had done the same to her a few weeks before. ;)

Any other matches where players were affected by their opponent's obvious malaise? :)

silverwhite
Nov 16th, 2004, 04:12 PM
Clijsters vs Venus, Wimbledon 2003 SFs.

WorldWar24
Nov 16th, 2004, 04:15 PM
Davenport def Henin in the fall of 2002. Davenport was injured, Henin later said she lied and pulled a trick to confuse her

Henin def Davenport Aus 2003. Henin had cramps but ran a lot of unreturnable shots down, so it raised a few question marks

Venus def Clijsters Wim 2003. Venus had an abd. injury which didn't allow her to serve properly, but Clijsters couldn't deal with that and played a bad match

Henin def Clijsters Stanford 2003. Clijsters accuses Henin of gamesmanship, faking an injury, and that 'Henin always does this against me'

DevilishAttitude
Nov 16th, 2004, 04:20 PM
Capriati beats Sugiyama 2003 YEC
Capriati beats Myskina 2003 YEC

V. Williams beats Sprem 2004 Berlin

Henin beats Davenport 2003 Aus Open :rolleyes:
Henin beats Capriati 2003 US Open :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Both of those matches have ??????? if Henin really was *injured* :rolleyes:

jrm
Nov 16th, 2004, 04:42 PM
Does it matter? In the end all it matters it's a result!

minboy
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:03 PM
Henin beats Davenport 2003 Aus Open :rolleyes:
Henin beats Capriati 2003 US Open :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Both of those matches have ??????? if Henin really was *injured* :rolleyes:
CRAMPING IS NO INJURY YOU STUPID

DevilishAttitude
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:07 PM
CRAMPING IS NO INJURY YOU STUPID

Henin's *cramps* last about 2 minutes and then she runs like she's just started the match :rolleyes:

So in Henin's case cramping isn't an injury it's a useful way to make her win :(

minboy
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:13 PM
Henin's *cramps* last about 2 minutes and then she runs like she's just started the match :rolleyes:

So in Henin's case cramping isn't an injury it's a useful way to make her win :(
*why do i even bother talkin' with stupid....oh well, i must be maso*

Go read a medecine book, you'll learn that it's the way cramps work. iF it's being treated , its gets a lot less painfull, and allows ones to play.
beside, she hasn't taken a injury time out at the us open, so whta's the problem, really??? bitterness maybe

DevilishAttitude
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:15 PM
*why do i even bother talkin' with stupid....oh well, i must be maso*

Go read a medecine book, you'll learn that it's the way cramps work. iF it's being treated , its gets a lot less painfull, and allows ones to play.
beside, she hasn't taken a injury time out at the us open, so whta's the problem, really??? bitterness maybe

No not bitterness but the truth :)
The only stupid one is you :sad:

minboy
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:17 PM
No not bitterness but the truth :)
The only stupid one is you :sad:
Now that is one convincing answer....:tape:

DevilishAttitude
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:24 PM
Now that is one convincing answer....:tape:

I know :)

alexusjonesfan
Nov 16th, 2004, 05:28 PM
Justine vs. Lindsay at Zurich 2002...after which Ju accused Lindsay of acting :o

boy that girl likes trouble ;)

V-MAC
Nov 16th, 2004, 06:40 PM
Clijsters vs Venus, Wimbledon 2003 SFs.
yes i'll never forget that match. It was pure torture watching Venus, who was in such obvious pain, playing out there. But it was unbelievable how she managed to still win it.I was close to tears at the end of the match :) :o

cheo23
Nov 16th, 2004, 07:36 PM
yes i'll never forget that match. It was pure torture watching Venus, who was in such obvious pain, playing out there. But it was unbelievable how she managed to still win it.I was close to tears at the end of the match :) :o
Yeah + Venus GOT LUCKY WITH THAT 1 HOUR RAIN DELAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BUT WHAT A MATCH IT WAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!111

Knizzle
Nov 16th, 2004, 07:43 PM
V. Williams beats Sprem 2004 Berlin


I don't think this really qualifies since Venus got injured at the end of the match.

Grohl
Nov 16th, 2004, 07:47 PM
sprem and kostanic both lost to kim clijsters at the fedcup and she was playing with a brace round her wrist

Abandon
Nov 16th, 2004, 08:42 PM
Doesn't matter whether the injury/illness was real or not. :)

I remember a match between young Anke Huber and Italian player Cecchini (French Open 1991?). Cecchini acted like she was badly injured (although she could still run to drop-shots, after that she hobbled back to the baseline), and of course good-natured Anke fell for it, played a terrible match and more or less let her opponent win. :o
Cecchini later admitted that she faked the injury, but argued that Jana Novotna had done the same to her a few weeks before. ;)

Any other matches where players were affected by their opponent's obvious malaise? :)

Wimbledon First Rd.

S.Kuznetsova vs V.Razzanno

If you watched the match you would be surprised if she hear if she was at all injured/unwell, but she moped around the court during the match, portraying herself to be sick or injury.
Iím unsure if a reason was forthcoming from her after the match, but Svetlana was none too impressed with her shenanigans.

croat123
Nov 16th, 2004, 10:04 PM
majoli def. cross after being down mp and a break in the second. major back problems...