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Julia1968
Jun 3rd, 2005, 05:23 AM
There aren't any top seeds left in the women's draw. Some say the level of play dropped this French Open.

However, one fact that stands out is that two former champions at the French Open are once again playing in the finals. Not since 1998 when Sanchez-Vicario defeated Monica Seles have two former FO champs faced-off in the finals at Paris.

As unprobable as a 2005 Henin-Hardenne vs Pierce final in France would have been predicted just two months ago, both women have fought through a barrage of illness/injury which kept both out of the sport for months at a time.

You may be disappointed that your favs lost and whine about it being "boring" this year, but anytime you have former champions playing in the final, its great for tennis.

JenFan75
Jun 3rd, 2005, 05:33 AM
Great post :)

Knizzle
Jun 3rd, 2005, 05:43 AM
There aren't any top seeds left in the women's draw. Some say the level of play dropped this French Open.

However, one fact that stands out is that two former champions at the French Open are once again playing in the finals. Not since 1998 when Sanchez-Vicario defeated Monica Seles have two former FO champs faced-off in the finals at Paris.

As unprobable as a 2005 Henin-Hardenne vs Pierce final in France would have been predicted just two months ago, both women have fought through a barrage of illness/injury which kept both out of the sport for months at a time.

You may be disappointed that your favs lost and whine about it being "boring" this year, but anytime you have former champions playing in the final, its great for tennis.

Does this apply to the French Open only??

AjdeNate!
Jun 3rd, 2005, 05:45 AM
Go Monica!


Er.... Mary...
Er.... Christine...

Allez!

JenFan75
Jun 3rd, 2005, 05:53 AM
Does this apply to the French Open only??


Obviously not :rolleyes: AO final this year was Davenport vs. Serena...

Knizzle
Jun 3rd, 2005, 06:03 AM
Obviously not :rolleyes: AO final this year was Davenport vs. Serena...

Damn I coulda swore I was talking to Julia. I know she ain't the sharpest knife in the drawer, but she can at least speak for herself.

JenFan75
Jun 3rd, 2005, 06:07 AM
Damn I coulda swore I was talking to Julia. I know she ain't the sharpest knife in the drawer, but she can at least speak for herself.


I'm sorry. I guess I thought the point of asking tennis-related questions on a tennis forum was to get answers, not to mock other posters.

Knizzle
Jun 3rd, 2005, 06:08 AM
I'm sorry. I guess I thought the point of asking tennis-related questions on a tennis forum was to get answers, not to mock other posters.

The thread started with Julia's opinion, I asked a question of her relating to HER opinion and you answer. Unless you're a mind reader you can't tell me 100% that what you say will be Julia's opinion on what I asked her.

JenFan75
Jun 3rd, 2005, 06:13 AM
The thread started with Julia's opinion, I asked a question of her relating to HER opinion and you answer. Unless you're a mind reader you can't tell me 100% that what you say will be Julia's opinion on what I asked her.


Depending on what your question pertained to the answer doesn't require opinion.

If you were asking whether this was the first time since 1998 that two former champions faced off in any grand slam since then, the answer is no, and this is what I thought you were asking, and the answer doesn't require an opinion.

If your question was more related to the issue of the quality of the tennis, I apologize. You can sit there and wait for Julia to respond then :)

Knizzle
Jun 3rd, 2005, 06:19 AM
Depending on what your question pertained to the answer doesn't require opinion.

If you were asking whether this was the first time since 1998 that two former champions faced off in any grand slam since then, the answer is no, and this is what I thought you were asking, and the answer doesn't require an opinion.

No that's not what I asked. I don't know how you got that idea.

If your question was more related to the issue of the quality of the tennis, I apologize. You can sit there and wait for Julia to respond then :)

No it wasn't about the quality of tennis, but you were right in apologizing.

Julia1968
Jun 3rd, 2005, 06:59 AM
If your question was more related to the issue of the quality of the tennis, I apologize. You can sit there and wait for Julia to respond then :)

Why bother??? It was very self-explanatory related to the French Open. I forgot. He is already at Wimbledon.

matija-seles
Jun 3rd, 2005, 12:23 PM
knizzle why are you so arogant?

Knizzle
Jun 3rd, 2005, 02:14 PM
knizzle why are you so arogant?I'm not arrogant, I'm as humble a guy as you're ever going to meet.

SelesFan70
Jun 3rd, 2005, 02:35 PM
Does this apply to the French Open only??

", Julia? "

is what you needed on that sentence, Knizzle if you only wanted Julia to answer. :lol:

Knizzle
Jun 3rd, 2005, 02:43 PM
", Julia? "

is what you needed on that sentence, Knizzle if you only wanted Julia to answer. :lol:

No, I directly quoted her post and asked a question, I don't think I really needed to say her name when it was obvious I was talking to her.

nicky007
Jun 3rd, 2005, 04:09 PM
:yawn: :yawn: