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Brαm
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:14 PM
Which is more likely to happen?

Lemonskin.
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:14 PM
Winning the Grand Slam... or what?

AjdeNate!
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:19 PM
Christine.

John.
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:20 PM
Justine winning Wimbledon.

SilK
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:21 PM
Vee winning the Aussie Open and Roland Garros ;)

SJW
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:40 PM
Venus. absolutely.

Sam L
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:44 PM
What Wimbledon has proven is that Venus can win almost anything, she puts her 100% into it.

ceiling_fan
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:49 PM
venus definitely

The Last Unicorn
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:51 PM
The most probable is Justine, I could imagine Lindsay and Venus to complete their career slam as well. What I'd wish most for is for Mary to do it though :)

sartrista7
Jul 12th, 2005, 12:59 PM
This isn't the Grand Slam! The Grand Slam is to win all four Slams in one year. All the players listed are going for the Career Slam.

The answer is Justine, anyway.

Xanadu11
Jul 12th, 2005, 01:02 PM
Justine, followed closely by V.

alfajeffster
Jul 12th, 2005, 02:25 PM
This isn't the Grand Slam! The Grand Slam is to win all four Slams in one year. All the players listed are going for the Career Slam.

The answer is Justine, anyway.

:bigclap:

DragonFlame
Jul 12th, 2005, 02:30 PM
this is so obvious justine^^ she can play great on grass so she should be able to do that. venus winning aussie open ok, but her winning the french open :confused:

MLF
Jul 12th, 2005, 02:35 PM
I would like to say Venus but will go for Justine. Venus has the potential to win both the Australian and the French and definitely has the potential to add a couple more Wimbledons and US Opens to her tally. The other three are out of the picture I'm afraid. Last year's US Open was Capriati's biggest chance to win that title.

vwfan
Jul 12th, 2005, 04:56 PM
Venus already as a Career Slam as a finalist.
And Venus has a greater chance of winnning RG than Henin does of winning Wimbledon. She has a good clay court record, and while only reaching the final of RG once, she has the second best W/L records on clay among active players.

TF Chipmunk
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:00 PM
Justine is the most likely. She has a better chance at winning in Wimbledon than Lindsay and Venus have at winning Roland Garros, and Mary and Jennifer both still have to win two more, which would be a tough task.

SJW
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:29 PM
Justine is the most likely. She has a better chance at winning in Wimbledon than Lindsay and Venus have at winning Roland Garros, .

re. Venus. dont think so.
especially if JHH keeps playing an overloaded clay schedule

R. Federer
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:30 PM
rooting for both Venus and Justine to do it
Venus is such a great gal I would love for her to win it. Justine is the hardest worker on the planet and deserves it all

Brooks.
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:30 PM
Justine is the most likely. She has a better chance at winning in Wimbledon than Lindsay and Venus have at winning Roland Garros, and Mary and Jennifer both still have to win two more, which would be a tough task.

Why do people always seem to forget venus' clay record in polls like this :rolleyes: ? There is a BIG DIFFERENCE between Lindsay and Venus when it comes to clay. Vee has won every significant clay court title except Berlin and the French Open and she has made the final of both. She most certainly can win the French Open and I believe she will.

sartrista7
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:32 PM
re. Venus. dont think so.
especially if JHH keeps playing an overloaded clay schedule

Justine's ambitious, and I can see her focusing very strongly on Wimbledon, at the expense of RG if necessary. Whereas I think Venus regards Wimbledon too highly to really go all out on the clay at the expense of it.

Surprised that no one's said yet that NONE of the above will win the Career Slam, actually. It's not improbable.

Wannabeknowitall
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:33 PM
I'll pick Davenport. Venus is usually never as focused in the beginning of the year as she is in the middle of the year. Rebound Ace gives Venus trouble.
Rebound Ace gives people with good footwork an advantage. Venus sometimes gets caught in akward footing. She gets away with it on grass and hard courts but not on Rebound Ace. Justine has to get her first serve percentage up to win Wimbledon.
Lindsay has had two draws that have opened up on her at the French. She didn't produce her best tennis there. I think she'll play one more year. If the draw opens up on her like it did the last two years then who knows what can happen.

selyoink
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:39 PM
I think Justine is the only one with much of a chance. Venus could do it but I'm not sure she'll ever win either of those two. Justine is still pretty young and younger than Venus and did make the final at Wimbledon before any of the other slams. Assuming her health problems are behind her all of next year then I think she has a great chance to win Wimbledon.

Pierce and Capriati have no chance in my opinion and Davenport's chances are very miniscule.

SJW
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:40 PM
Justine's ambitious, and I can see her focusing very strongly on Wimbledon, at the expense of RG if necessary. Whereas I think Venus regards Wimbledon too highly to really go all out on the clay at the expense of it.

Surprised that no one's said yet that NONE of the above will win the Career Slam, actually. It's not improbable.

you think she'll cut the clay?
maybe. but that's her forte. not many can touch her on that.
Wimbledon is a different story...but yea, she can win it if she doesn't play so much on clay.
i think both of them will complete the career slam though :)

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:41 PM
Venus for sure.

SJW
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:42 PM
I think Justine is the only one with much of a chance. Venus could do it but I'm not sure she'll ever win either of those two. Justine is still pretty young and younger than Venus and did make the final at Wimbledon before any of the other slams. Assuming her health problems are behind her all of next year then I think she has a great chance to win Wimbledon.

Pierce and Capriati have no chance in my opinion and Davenport's chances are very miniscule.

why dont you think she can win the AO? :o
and as for RG, she has a great record on clay overall. including a final at RG. so using your logic, she has a chance :)

CJ07
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:44 PM
I'm suprised Venus hasn't won the OZ yet, and the French too for that matter. If she can bring her focus there, then for sure.

At Wimbledon, Justine has too many obstacles. But she can def do it.

VeeDaQueen
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:44 PM
Some people are destined to be wimbledon champions. Serena, Venus, Lindsay, MARTINA (both), Steffi were all destined to win Wimbledon. In 2003, after watching Maria make the 4th round, I knew she would win it in the near future. I just don't see Henin holding the VRD. With Venus, Serena, Maria, plus Ana Ivanovic and Kuznetsova around, it will be tough.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:48 PM
why dont you think she can win the AO? :o
and as for RG, she has a great record on clay overall. including a final at RG. so using your logic, she has a chance :)

The main reason I think Venus has a better chance is because if Justine has to face Lindsay, Serena, Venus, or possibly even Maria at Wimbledon she'll won't be favored to win. She's be a heavy underdog against Serena and Venus. Justine hasn't yet figured out what to do to prevent Serena and Venus from handling her easily on grass. Venus can beat anyone on any surface.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:50 PM
I'm suprised Venus hasn't won the OZ yet, and the French too for that matter. If she can bring her focus there, then for sure.

At Wimbledon, Justine has too many obstacles. But she can def do it.

Yeah I hope Venus is healthy enough to battle it out with Serena for the OZ title. Serena has made herself comfortable in Australia though.(a stat that I love)

SJW
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:58 PM
since 2001 baby :rocker:

sartrista7
Jul 12th, 2005, 05:58 PM
The main reason I think Venus has a better chance is because if Justine has to face Lindsay, Serena, Venus, or possibly even Maria at Wimbledon she'll won't be favored to win. She's be a heavy underdog against Serena and Venus. Justine hasn't yet figured out what to do to prevent Serena and Venus from handling her easily on grass. Venus can beat anyone on any surface.

She has the rest of her career to do it! Davenport will certainly retire before Justine, and probably Venus and Serena too. And to be perfectly honest I don't think Maria will be anything like the obstacle for JHH that people have built her up to be. (I don't think Davenport would have been either but whatevs.)

I still think someone who isn't mentioned here could complete her Career Slam before either of the two 'leading contenders'...I remember starting a thread years ago, when Venus and Hingis were the two leading contenders to do it, and suddenly here we are in 2005, neither of them have succeeded yet, but Serena did it all.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:01 PM
She has the rest of her career to do it! Davenport will certainly retire before Justine, and probably Venus and Serena too. And to be perfectly honest I don't think Maria will be anything like the obstacle for JHH that people have built her up to be. (I don't think Davenport would have been either but whatevs.)

True, but she'll probably have to wait until the sisters retire or are out of Wimbledon for some reason.

I still think someone who isn't mentioned here could complete her Career Slam before either of the two 'leading contenders'...I remember starting a thread years ago, when Venus and Hingis were the two leading contenders to do it, and suddenly here we are in 2005, neither of them have succeeded yet, but Serena did it all.

Who would that someone be? ;)

Wannabeknowitall
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:12 PM
why dont you think she can win the AO? :o
and as for RG, she has a great record on clay overall. including a final at RG. so using your logic, she has a chance :)

I know you didn't ask this question to me but, Venus just doesn't seem to be on the same level at the AO. The Rebound Ace courts can get very "sticky" when it's hot. Without good movement or with a tendency for awkward shotmaking (which Venus has, she's one of the best players at hitting winners from out of nowhere). With her sometimes awkward movement and the sticky courts, it makes it easy for Venus to roll over on her ankles.
The court itself gives her opponents a chance to retrieve shots that they wouldn't on grass.
Venus has had issues all her career with players who have variety. Variety to me means. A player can slice it and dice it, put no pace on the ball, put some heavy top spin on the ball, come to net, hit with some power, and of course move well too.
On Rebound Ace players like this are even helped more. Rebound Ace gives balls a little bit of bite that have spin on them but lessens the bite of ball that are hit flatter. Balls that are hit flatter stay up more on the court.
Venus even has the same trouble on clay. Her losses to Myskina have come because Myskina doesn't give players rhythm sometimes. She can hit flat but she can hit high balls as well with her grip. She also hits some balls that have no pace or less pace especially when she's late or on the stretch.

Look at the players Venus has had trouble with at the Australian Open. Coetzer, Hingis, Raymond, Molik, Seles. Hingis only win against Venus of this decade came with a crushing at the 2001 AO. Seles overpowered Venus partly but her shots also have more bite on Rebound Ace because she does hit with some spin. Raymond had enough variety to win and Molik as well on Rebound Ace. Coetzer just hit plenty of balls with no pace or high loopers.

sartrista7
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:19 PM
True, but she'll probably have to wait until the sisters retire or are out of Wimbledon for some reason.

Or until they're old and not as good ;)

Who would that someone be? ;)

Of the younger players...I don't see any reason (game-wise) why Kuznetsova shouldn't eventually win all four. She's proved herself on hard courts, is very comfortable on grass, and has held match points on the eventual RG champion for two years running now. Ivanovic might be worth keeping an eye on too, she seems like a classic all-courter.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:33 PM
I know you didn't ask this question to me but, Venus just doesn't seem to be on the same level at the AO. The Rebound Ace courts can get very "sticky" when it's hot. Without good movement or with a tendency for awkward shotmaking (which Venus has, she's one of the best players at hitting winners from out of nowhere). With her sometimes awkward movement and the sticky courts, it makes it easy for Venus to roll over on her ankles.
The court itself gives her opponents a chance to retrieve shots that they wouldn't on grass.
Venus has had issues all her career with players who have variety. Variety to me means. A player can slice it and dice it, put no pace on the ball, put some heavy top spin on the ball, come to net, hit with some power, and of course move well too.
On Rebound Ace players like this are even helped more. Rebound Ace gives balls a little bit of bite that have spin on them but lessens the bite of ball that are hit flatter. Balls that are hit flatter stay up more on the court.
Venus even has the same trouble on clay. Her losses to Myskina have come because Myskina doesn't give players rhythm sometimes. She can hit flat but she can hit high balls as well with her grip. She also hits some balls that have no pace or less pace especially when she's late or on the stretch.

Look at the players Venus has had trouble with at the Australian Open. Coetzer, Hingis, Raymond, Molik, Seles. Hingis only win against Venus of this decade came with a crushing at the 2001 AO. Seles overpowered Venus partly but her shots also have more bite on Rebound Ace because she does hit with some spin. Raymond had enough variety to win and Molik as well on Rebound Ace. Coetzer just hit plenty of balls with no pace or high loopers.

Venus turns her ankle once on Rebound Ace and all of a sudden she doesn't know how to move on the surface?? Anyway, would you like to let us know who Venus HAS beaten on Rebound Ace. It's easy to pick and choose losses without looking at the entire record. It's not like Venus has never won a title on Rebound Ace. BTW does anyone know if Sydney is played on Rebound Ace??

Volcana
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:34 PM
You know, that's a tough question.

I can't see Davenport winning Roland Garros.
I can't see Capriati winning Wimbledon.
I can't see Capriati winning Pierce.

And of course, age is against those three.

I can see Venus winning Melbourne Park, but the court's a rolled ankle waiting to happen and Venus plays side-to-side.

Henin-Hardenne winning Wimbledon .... It's where her height is an actual issue, because the ball goes through the court so fast. Players who can't hit a winner by her on any other surface can do it on grass. She did make the final there, but she only beat one players ranked higher than #20 doing it. It's been her weakest slam since. (Aw that doesn't count. She WON the other ones.)

Venus on clay. The surface she's least likely to see relentless pace coming from the other side of the net.

I'm picking Venus, because at one point in her career, she was the second best clay court player on the tour. Henin-Hardenne on grass is no better than #4 or #5.

Honestly though, it's hard to see ANY of them winning the career slam.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:37 PM
Or until they're old and not as good ;)

Justine is only 2 years behind Venus and 1 behind Serena so their bodies may be shutting down around the same time. Especially with Justine battling viruses. Remember the sisters have saved their bodies by not playing as much over the years.





Of the younger players...I don't see any reason (game-wise) why Kuznetsova shouldn't eventually win all four. She's proved herself on hard courts, is very comfortable on grass, and has held match points on the eventual RG champion for two years running now. Ivanovic might be worth keeping an eye on too, she seems like a classic all-courter.

Kuzzie does have an all surface game, but as you know the mental side has to be there also to win. Venus has that, Kuzzie doesn't yet consistently.

LeRoy.
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:43 PM
Justine and i think that could happen as early as next year.

Personally i just don't think Lindsay / Venus will ever win the French Open. Venus still has to win AO too so she is a long shot as is Jennifer.

jfk
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:46 PM
Justine should win Wimbledon eventually. She's the type of player who will go after Wimbledon more knowing she has yet to win it.

Davenport and Pierce have little to no chance.

On paper, with Venus' game having improved so much so quickly, you'd be crazy to not consider it. But, she's never done as well in the early part of the year. She seems to pick it up in the second half when the courts are faster. And I just don't think she has the patience for RG to win it now...she may always have that one match where she makes too many errors to have a chance.

And Capriati is sort of in the middle...I think she will win the US Open one day. Wimbledon might be too much to ask.

sartrista7
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:51 PM
Justine is only 2 years behind Venus and 1 behind Serena so their bodies may be shutting down around the same time. Especially with Justine battling viruses. Remember the sisters have saved their bodies by not playing as much over the years.

Indeed, though I do think the sisters will retire relatively early, before their bodies force them to...Justine might as well, but I do think she'll have a year or two of solid career after them.

And of course Justine might score a couple of wins over them at Wimbledon in a particularly good year - sure, they're the better grass courters and will end up with the better record and head-to-head on the surface, but Evert was the better clay-courter than Navratilova, but she still lost to her at RG a couple of times (and vice versa).

Kuzzie does have an all surface game, but as you know the mental side has to be there also to win. Venus has that, Kuzzie doesn't yet consistently.

Agree. Easier to work on mentality than physical game, though. Serena was Princess Choke for a year after her maiden Slam win, too...

ezekiel
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:59 PM
I am sorry to say but no one!
Let me clarify, Lin , Mary and Jen are at the end of their respective carreers so no point to waste time.

Now Justine and Venus aren't versatile enough at this point to win Wimby and RG respectivelly and there is always much stronger competition coming in.IMO They'll always be a threat but the grand slam is very unlikely

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 06:59 PM
Indeed, though I do think the sisters will retire relatively early, before their bodies force them to...Justine might as well, but I do think she'll have a year or two of solid career after them.

And of course Justine might score a couple of wins over them at Wimbledon in a particularly good year - sure, they're the better grass courters and will end up with the better record and head-to-head on the surface, but Evert was the better clay-courter than Navratilova, but she still lost to her at RG a couple of times (and vice versa).

Well to this point it's been a long time that the sisters have been facing Justine and she has yet to beat either of them on a fast court and has won only 1 set off either of them on grass in 3 matches. Never won a set from Serena on any fast court. Also Venus plans to play into her thirties so I wouldn't count on them retiring as early as you think.



Agree. Easier to work on mentality than physical game, though. Serena was Princess Choke for a year after her maiden Slam win, too...

This is true, but she was also losing to top players and lesser players like ones Kuzzie falls to. Serena had good years in 2000 and 2001, she just didn't breakthrough at a slam again. Anyway we've saw what Serena has done since, but we can't predict what Kuzzie will do. Serena is obviously not a good comparison because at every stage in these two players careers Serena was a far better player. It's really not the same.

DemWilliamsGulls
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:00 PM
Wow Justine has 49 votes....and she went out the first round? I guess we will have to wait and see next year.

sartrista7
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:23 PM
Well to this point it's been a long time that the sisters have been facing Justine and she has yet to beat either of them on a fast court and has won only 1 set off either of them on grass in 3 matches. Never won a set from Serena on any fast court. Also Venus plans to play into her thirties so I wouldn't count on them retiring as early as you think.

Hasn't played all that often against them on grass, especially after since she started winning Slams. The stats are clearly in their favour right now, but they're not so overwhelming as to suggest that Justine will never sneak a win or two here and there on grass.

This is true, but she was also losing to top players and lesser players like ones Kuzzie falls to. Serena had good years in 2000 and 2001, she just didn't breakthrough at a slam again. Anyway we've saw what Serena has done since, but we can't predict what Kuzzie will do. Serena is obviously not a good comparison because at every stage in these two players careers Serena was a far better player. It's really not the same.

Indeed, just pointing out that if one choker can overcome her frail mentality, so can others. Justine was in the same boat, too.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:32 PM
Hasn't played all that often against them on grass, especially after since she started winning Slams. The stats are clearly in their favour right now, but they're not so overwhelming as to suggest that Justine will never sneak a win or two here and there on grass.

They seem overwhelming enough not to predict she'll beat them on grass. Sort of a wait and see thing more than a "she'll get a victory one day".



Indeed, just pointing out that if one choker can overcome her frail mentality, so can others. Justine was in the same boat, too.

The talent level of a Serena and Justine to me seemed evident even when they were choking, but I think Sveta doesn't share that same reserve of talent. That's the difference IMO. Justine had won big titles even while she was "choking" in the slams.

Wannabeknowitall
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:38 PM
Venus turns her ankle once on Rebound Ace and all of a sudden she doesn't know how to move on the surface?? Anyway, would you like to let us know who Venus HAS beaten on Rebound Ace. It's easy to pick and choose losses without looking at the entire record. It's not like Venus has never won a title on Rebound Ace. BTW does anyone know if Sydney is played on Rebound Ace??

The Syndey tourni is on Rebound Ace. The Olympics weren't on Rebound Ace though. That was pure hard courts at the Olympic Park Venues.
I didn't pick and choose loses. She beat Hingis, Hantuchova, and Justine when they were on the top 10 on Rebound Ace. Actually Venus has NEVER won a tourni on Rebound Ace. Doha, Syndey, and the Australian Open are the big Rebound Ace tournis.

Tati & Dani
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:42 PM
Henin-Hardenne Wimbledon

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:46 PM
The Syndey tourni is on Rebound Ace. The Olympics weren't on Rebound Ace though. That was pure hard courts at the Olympic Park Venues.
I didn't pick and choose loses. She beat Hingis, Hantuchova, and Justine when they were on the top 10 on Rebound Ace. Actually Venus has NEVER won a tourni on Rebound Ace. Doha, Syndey, and the Australian Open are the big Rebound Ace tournis.

The Olympics WERE on Rebound Ace.

jfk
Jul 12th, 2005, 07:55 PM
I wanted to respond to this message I received from shauny_r with a negative rating: "justine will win wimbledon, jennifer will win the open, but venus won't win roland garros? that doesn't make much sence"

Well, let's look at the past. Venus has made the semis or better only once at the French. Justine has made the semis or better three times at Wimbledon. And Capriati has made the semis or better 4 times at the US Open. So, yes, it does make sense in any practical terms.

Wannabeknowitall
Jul 12th, 2005, 08:16 PM
The Olympics WERE on Rebound Ace.

:lol: You're right. Does that mean I'm wrong? About that statement yes. About Venus never winning a WTA tourni on Rebound Ace no. Technically since there were no points given to the Olympics from the WTA till 2004, it's not an WTA event.

Knizzle
Jul 12th, 2005, 08:22 PM
:lol: You're right. Does that mean I'm wrong? About that statement yes. About Venus never winning a WTA tourni on Rebound Ace no. Technically since there were no points given to the Olympics from the WTA till 2004, it's not an WTA event.

You never said WTA tourney, you were just wrong. Do you think the players played any differently because it wasn't a WTA event?? I doubt it because they were playing for their country. The tourney was on Rebound Ace in Australia no less and Venus won it. Your argument about why she couldn't win on Rebound Ace was just very weak.

Jericho
Jul 12th, 2005, 08:23 PM
Well, let's look at the past. Venus has made the semis or better only once at the French. Justine has made the semis or better three times at Wimbledon. And Capriati has made the semis or better 4 times at the US Open. So, yes, it does make sense in any practical terms.

And if we look at finals...
Justine - 1 Wimbledon
Venus - 1 French
Jenn - 0 US Open

Overall Win/Loss Record...
Justine - 16/5 = 76.2% at wimbledon
Venus - 27/9 = 75% at FO
Jenn - 35/13 = 72.9% at USO

Record by Surface...
Venus - 80.2% on clay
Justine - 76.5% on grass
Jenn - 72.2% on hardcourts

jfk
Jul 12th, 2005, 08:36 PM
And if we look at finals...
Justine - 1 Wimbledon
Venus - 1 French
Jenn - 0 US Open

Overall Win/Loss Record...
Justine - 16/5 = 76.2% at wimbledon
Venus - 27/9 = 75% at FO
Jenn - 35/13 = 72.9% at USO

Record by Surface...
Venus - 80.2% on clay
Justine - 76.5% on grass
Jenn - 72.2% on hardcourts
So, for you, one tournament (Venus getting to the finals) is more important statistically than a pattern at said tournament over a career? Not convincing at all.

And Capriati's is low because of the three straight first round defeats she suffered when she wasn't playing seriously in the mid-90's.

Jericho
Jul 12th, 2005, 08:46 PM
So, for you, one tournament (Venus getting to the finals) is more important statistically than a pattern at said tournament over a career? Not convincing at all.

And Capriati's is low because of the three straight first round defeats she suffered when she wasn't playing seriously in the mid-90's.

I simply presented facts. I never said getting to final is more important statistically ;). Remember when Justine won the US Open, the previous times she played she didnt even get past the 4th round. (edit: or myskina besides her FO win she only got past the first round there once :o ) Sometimes stats dont mean crap. Yeah let's not count Jen's first round losses because she wasn't playing "seriously", forget they even happened ;) .

Zippy
Jul 12th, 2005, 09:05 PM
Venus already as a Career Slam as a finalist.
And Venus has a greater chance of winnning RG than Henin does of winning Wimbledon. She has a good clay court record, and while only reaching the final of RG once, she has the second best W/L records on clay among active players.
Justine is ALREADY a Career Slam finalist too ;)

Also Justine is stronger on grass than a lot of people realize. I know that everybody seems to only remember this years first round exit, but if you look a little deeper (say the previous 3 straight years) you will see that she had only lost to top notch, inform Williams' sisters in SF's & a F. Remember this is Justine's comeback season from a serious virus, and lets not forget that she was highly exhausted and sore from winning 4 straight Clay titles right before Wimbledon. Honestly don't kid yourself. Justine is a very strong (though not the best yet) on grass, and she has a very reasonable chance to win Wimbledon within the next couple seasons.
:wavey:

propi
Jul 12th, 2005, 11:11 PM
Justine :)

LucasArg
Jul 12th, 2005, 11:14 PM
Venus will do it!:worship:

*Karen*
Jul 12th, 2005, 11:24 PM
Definetly Justine winning wimbledon. Then Lindsay winning RG. I don't really think the other 3 are possible. They might win one but not both.

cartmancop
Jul 12th, 2005, 11:58 PM
I think that Justine and Venus can both achieve the career GS. Justine is the more likely right now b/c she has the shortest distance to go. Davenport will never win RG.
Mary won't win another slam:sad: & JCap, if she comes back, won't win wimbledon...

SJW
Jul 13th, 2005, 12:05 AM
Definetly Justine winning wimbledon. Then Lindsay winning RG. I don't really think the other 3 are possible. They might win one but not both.
didnt you say two years ago that Venus and Serena had no chance of winning another slam. i seem to recall a thread being bumped in your honour :)

andrewbroad
Aug 11th, 2005, 02:02 AM
Maria Sharapova has a better chance of winning the US Open, the Australian Open and the French Open than any of the players in this poll have of completing their career Grand Slams.

Of those listed in the poll, the most realistic possibility is that Henin-Hardenne would win Wimbledon, but I don't see her beating Maria or the Williams sisters on grass.

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http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/shara/ (http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/shara/)

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sizzlingsharapova/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sizzlingsharapova/)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/)

RenaSlam.
Aug 11th, 2005, 02:10 AM
Enna for sure.

Venus a close 2nd.

Stamp Paid
Aug 11th, 2005, 02:28 AM
Maria Sharapova has a better chance of winning the US Open, the Australian Open and the French Open than any of the players in this poll have of completing their career Grand Slams.

Of those listed in the poll, the most realistic possibility is that Henin-Hardenne would win Wimbledon, but I don't see her beating Maria or the Williams sisters on grass.

--
Dr. Andrew Broad
http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/ (http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/)
http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/ (http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/)
http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/shara/ (http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/shara/)

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sizzlingsharapova/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sizzlingsharapova/)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/ (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jeldani/)

LOL! :drink:

KoOlMaNsEaN
Aug 11th, 2005, 03:36 AM
Juju made the final before in wimbledon she has the best chance