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RobTheRusski
Jun 16th, 2006, 03:27 PM
If you could combine certain parts of player's games to create the perfect unbeatable women's tennis player, what would you take from each player?

The categories are:

Serve
Volley
Footwork
Backhand
Forehand
Mental Toughness
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting)
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional)

Rules: Only active players, (Serena, Capriati and Seles can still count as active) and you can only use a player ONCE.. so for example, you can't use Venus' forehand, and her backhand.. just one.. Alright kids, have fun..

My picks:

Serve- Alicia Molik (alot of aces)
Volley- Venus Williams (too tall to pass)
Footwork- Kim Clijsters (those splits!)
Backhand- Chokomomo (just beautiful)
Forehand- Capriati (flat, and some serious power)
Mental Toughness- Serena Williams (The greatest fighter, EVER)
X- Factor- Sharapova (most popular nowdays, and is good)
Grunt: Lena D (Obsessed with Lena's grunt...its awesome!)

FrenchY52
Jun 16th, 2006, 03:33 PM
Serve = Davenport
Volley = Momo
Footwork = Schiavone
Backhand = Henin
Forehand = Pierce
Mental = Golovin
X-Factor = Kirilenko
Grunt = Seles

Natasc
Jun 16th, 2006, 04:04 PM
Serve = Davenport
Volley = Momo
Footwork = Kim
Backhand = Henin
Forehand = Dementieva
Mental = Serena (and a few russians - MAria S and Lena D)
X-Factor = Maria Sharapova
Grunt = Lena D :hearts:

Neptune
Jun 16th, 2006, 05:05 PM
Serve = Davenport/Vaidisova
Volley = Mauresmo
Footwork = Mauresmo
Backhand = Henin
Forehand = Vaidisova
Mental = Henin
X-Factor = Sharapova
Grunt = Sharapova/Venus

IceHock
Jun 16th, 2006, 05:08 PM
serve-molik
forehand-pierce
backhand-davenport
volley-mauresmo
footwork-clijsters
mental toughness-henin-hardenne
x factor-sharapova
grunt-schiavone

Ryan
Jun 16th, 2006, 05:14 PM
Serve - Davenport
Volley - Hingis
Footwork - Myskina (on a good day)
Backhand - Serena
Forehand - Damentieva
Mental Toughness - Justine
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting) - Sharapova
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional)

Tripp
Jun 16th, 2006, 05:19 PM
Her name is Serena Williams :p

I'm no fan of hers, but let's face it, she IS the perfect female player.

liuxuan
Jun 16th, 2006, 05:22 PM
of todays players.....

1st serve - Venus Williams
2nd Serve - Lindsay Davenport
Forehand - Lindsay Davenport/Serena Williams (when its working)
Backhand - Venus Williams
Speed/Footwork - Kim Clijsters
Volleys - Hingis
Dropshot - Hingis
Mental Strength - Venus/Serena

Herill
Jun 16th, 2006, 06:11 PM
Serve = Lindsay Davenport (me) , Nicole Vaidisove (my mate)

Volley = Amelie Mauresmo , Kim Clijsters

Footwork = Kim Clisjters , Kim Clisjters

Backhand = Venus Williams , Justine Henin-Hardenne

Forehand = Steffi Graf , Lindsay Davenport

Mental Toughness = Elena Dementieva , Elena Dementieva

X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting) = Serena Williams,Daniela Hantuchova
and last but not least..

GRUNT (optional) = Monica Seles , Monica Seles

Peace :wavey:

Derek.
Jun 16th, 2006, 06:22 PM
Serve: Nicole Vaidisova
Volley: Daniela Hantuchova
Footwork: Anastasia Myskina
Backhand: Serena Williams
Forehand: Nicole Vaidisova
Mental Toughness: Serena Williams
X-Factor: Maria Sharapova
GRUNT: Maria Sharapova

:worship:

The Daviator
Jun 16th, 2006, 06:25 PM
Serve - Serena Williams
Volley - Venus Williams
Footwork - Amelie Mauresmo
Forehand - Elena Dementieva
Backhand - Lindsay Davenport
Mental Toughness - Justine Henin-Hardenne
X-Factor - Maria Sharapova
Grunt - Monica Seles

Tennisaddict
Jun 16th, 2006, 07:03 PM
Serve- Serena Williams
Forehand - Kuznetsova
Backhand- Henin-Hardenne
Volley- Mauresmo
Footspeed/ footwork - Venus Williams she's a beautiful gazelle when fit.
Mental toughness - Monica Seles
Grunt - Vaidisova

furrykitten
Jun 16th, 2006, 07:06 PM
Serve - Maria S/Nicole
Volley Maria K
Footwork - Maria K
Backhand - Maria S
Forehand - Nicole
Mental Toughness Maria S
X-Factor Maria K
GRUNT Maria S

squig2k
Jun 16th, 2006, 07:16 PM
Serve - Davenport
Volley - Mauresmo
Footwork - Elena
Backhand - Justine
Forehand - Mary Pierce
Mental Toughness - Venus
X Factor - Mary Pierce
Grunt - Elena

pancake
Jun 16th, 2006, 07:19 PM
Serve: Davenport
Volley:Hingis
Footwork: Dementieva
Backhand:Henin
Forehand:Pierce
Mental Toughness:S.Williams
X Factor:Chakvetadze
Grunt:V.Willimas

RJWCapriati
Jun 16th, 2006, 07:20 PM
Serve - S. Williams
Volley - Pierce
Footwork - Pierce
Backhand - Davenport
Forehand - Capriati
Mental Toughness - Henin
X-Factor - Venus
and last but not least..
GRUNT - Venus

Tennace
Jun 16th, 2006, 08:40 PM
Serve- Dementieva
Volley- Myskina (cant think of anyone else)
Footwork- Davenport
Backhand- Antonella Serra Zanetti
Forehand- Venus
Mental Toughness- Zvonareva
X-Factor- Dokic (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting)
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional)- Serena

Oops, this was the best player :o :tape: ;)

Now for real :) :lol:

Serve- Sharapova
Volley- Mauresmo
Footwork- Clijsters
Backhand- Henin-Hardenne
Forehand- Vaidisova
Mental Toughness- Hingis/Dementieva
X-Factor- Sharapova (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting)
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional)- Dementieva

Steffica Greles
Jun 16th, 2006, 08:52 PM
I've always thought that a player with Lindsay Davenport's groundstrokes and the movement of...Graf, Sanchez-Vicario, Clijsters or one of the Williamses would be unbeatable.

SvetaPleaseWin.
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:09 PM
Serve: Alicia Molik
Volley: Cara Black
Footwork: Venus Williams
Backhand: Justine Henin-Hardenne
Forehand: Svetlana Kuznetsova
Mental Toughness: Maria Sharapova
X-Factor: Serena Williams
Grunt: Francesca Schiavone

TF Chipmunk
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:12 PM
Serve - Nicole Vaidisova
Volley - Justine Henin-Hardenne
Footwork - Justine Henin-Hardenne
Backhand - Justine Henin-Hardenne
Forehand - Kim Clijsters
Mental Toughness - Justine Henin-Hardenne
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting) - Justine Henin-Hardenne
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional) - Maria Sharapova :drool:

hingisGOAT
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:15 PM
grunt? a perfect tennis player doesn't need to use gamesmanship

that being said:

serve: serena williams
volley: martina hingis
footwork: martina hingis
backhand: martina hingis
forehand: jennifer capriati
mental toughness: jh-h
x-factor: serena williams

RR-87
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:16 PM
Hmm... i think Nadia combines all these features :angel: She is perfect :angel:

LoveFifteen
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:18 PM
grunt? a perfect tennis player doesn't need to use gamesmanship

:worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

Milito22
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:21 PM
serve:ALICIA MOLIK
forehand:S. KUZNETS
backhand:A. MAURESMO
volley:A. MOLIK
mental toughness:JHH
X-factor:A. KOURNIKOVA
footwork:M. HINGIS

:worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship: :worship:

Aaron.
Jun 16th, 2006, 10:24 PM
Serve:Elena Dementieva
forehand:Venus Williams
Backhand:Patty
Volley:Patty
Mental Toughness:Nadia Petrova
Footwork Davenport

tennislover
Jun 16th, 2006, 11:10 PM
Serve: my idol
Volley: my idol
Footwork: my idol
Backhand: my idol
Forehand: my idol
Mental Toughness: my idol
X-Factor: my idol
:angel:

MrSerenaWilliams
Jun 17th, 2006, 01:02 AM
Her name is Serena Williams :p

I'm no fan of hers, but let's face it, she IS the perfect female player.

Pretty Much!

iPatty
Jun 17th, 2006, 02:18 AM
Serve: Lindsay Davenport
Volley: Lisa Raymond
Footwork: Ai Sugiyama
Backhand: Maria Sharapova
Forehand: Patty Schnyder
Mental Toughness: Justine Henin-Hardenne
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting): Serena Williams
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional): Elena Dementieva

iPatty
Jun 17th, 2006, 02:19 AM
Serve:Elena Dementieva
forehand:Venus Williams
Backhand:Patty
Volley:Patty
Mental Toughness:Nadia Petrova
Footwork Davenport

Thank God I just realized you were joking. I only looked at the Patty backhand part and I was about to go, "wtf?". Then, I read all the others. :lol:

What's wrong with having Patty's forehand?

Hingiswinsthis
Jun 17th, 2006, 02:35 AM
Serve- Lindsay Davenport at her best
Volley- the tall Venus Williams
Footwork- Justine Henin-Hardenne the roadster
Backhand- Martina Hingis pin point accuracy
Forehand- Kim Clijsters the beast
Slice- Amelie Mauresmo
Mental Toughness- Serena Williams at her best
X-Factor- Maria Sharapova
Grunt- Monica Seles

new-york
Jun 17th, 2006, 02:59 AM
Serve:Elena Dementieva
forehand:Venus Williams
Backhand:Patty
Volley:Patty
Mental Toughness:Nadia Petrova
Footwork Davenport

rotelef-elma˘. :lol:

I first looked at Venus and i saw forehand. :retard:

lolz.

Pheobo
Jun 17th, 2006, 03:05 AM
Serve = Davenport
Volley = Mauresmo
Footwork = Hingis and/or Coetzer
Backhand = Davenport
Forehand = Dementieva
Mental = I hate to say it...but H-H
X-Factor = Seles (she's the crowd favorite wherever she goes)
Grunt = Dementieva :)

Bounty Hunter
Jun 17th, 2006, 03:16 AM
Her name is Serena Williams :p

I'm no fan of hers, but let's face it, she IS the perfect female player.

:yeah:

WorldWar24
Jun 17th, 2006, 03:18 AM
Serve - Alicia Molik
Volley - Hingis
Footwork - Hingis
Backhand - Bovina
Forehand - Vaidisova
Mental Toughness - Serena Williams
X-Factor - Kirilenko
Dropshot - Dokic
Slice - Daniliidou
Lob - Clijsters
GRUNT - Sharapova, to distract opponents

I created a monster! I'm trying to imagine the angelic persona of Maria Kirilenko, allied with Serena's killer intinct, huge serve and groundies and the touch to match, combined with Sharapova's shriek! Scary picture

anlavalle
Jun 17th, 2006, 03:51 AM
Serve Davenport
Volley Hingis
Footwork kim
Backhand Amelie
Forehand Sveta
Mental Toughness Molik
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting) masha
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional) Lena D

Barrie_Dude
Jun 17th, 2006, 04:20 AM
Billie Jean King! Period!

crazyroberto6767
Jun 17th, 2006, 04:31 AM
Serve:Elena Dementieva
forehand:Venus Williams
Backhand:Patty
Volley:Patty
Mental Toughness:Nadia Petrova
Footwork Davenport
Ok, :lol: @ most of it. But it really should be footspeed*, Linds has great footwork.

stevos
Jun 17th, 2006, 04:43 AM
Serve - Vaidisova
Forehand - Kuznetsova
Backhand - Mauresmo
Volley - Venus Williams
Footwork - Kim Clijsters
Mental - Sharapova
X-Factor - Serena Williams
Grunt - Elena D!

Dunlop1
Jun 17th, 2006, 04:47 AM
Serve 1st Serve: Sharapova
2nd Serve: Alicia Molik
Volley: Mauresmo (Her technique is perfect)
Footwork: Kim Clijsters
Backhand: Justine Henin Hardenne
Forehand: Svetlana Kuznetsova
Mental Toughness: Serena
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting)
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional)

Mightymirza
Jun 17th, 2006, 05:46 AM
Serve 1st Serve: Davenport..The placement is just amazing...
2nd Serve: Alicia Molik
Volley: Mauresmo
Footwork: Justine
Backhand: Justine
Forehand: Sania or LenaD(when they are on :tape: )
Mental Toughness: Justine
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting) Justine
GRUNT (optional) LenaD

KimC&MariaSNo1's
Jun 17th, 2006, 06:15 AM
Serve - Molik
Volley - Venus
Footwork - Clijsters
Backhand - Henin
Forehand - Davenport
Mental Toughness - Sharapova
X-Factor - Serena
GRUNT - Seles

blumaroo
Jun 17th, 2006, 06:48 AM
Like stefficaSeles said, basically a lindsay davenport with a movement of Clijsters/Venus would be unbeatable. But here goes anyway

Serve - Alicia Molik (great first and second serve, Only Serena can match her)
Volley - Hingis ( I cant believe most of you guys havent mentioned her, the most natural volleys and touch of all)
Footwork - Clijsters (splits give her the advantage over the others)
Backhand - Venus Williams (two handed is still more powerful and less errorprone than a onehander so no Justine)
Forehand - Ana Ivanovic (oh yes, when she's on then it's one amazing shot after the other)
Mental Toughness - Serena Williams
X-Factor (can range from anything to presence on the court, popularity, something that makes them interesting) - Maria Sharapova
GRUNT (optional) - Maria Sharapova

muniu
Jun 17th, 2006, 07:49 AM
Serve = Nicole
Volley = Momo
Footwork = Kimmy
Backhand = Henin
Forehand = Ana Ivanovic:D
Mental = ??Maria S.
X-Factor = Masha K.
Grunt = Nastya M.

Andy.
Jun 17th, 2006, 01:30 PM
Serve- Alicia Molik
Volley- Martina Hingis
Footwork- Kim Clijsters
Backhand- Maria Sharapova
Forehand- Mary Pierce
Mental Toughness- Serena Williams
X-Factor- Maria Sharapova
and last but not least..
GRUNT (optional)- Maria Sharapova

I will add another 1 in Focus- Maria Sharapova

jmd
Jun 17th, 2006, 01:49 PM
Grunt, ELENA HAVING SEX

Dunlop1
Jun 17th, 2006, 02:04 PM
Like stefficaSeles said, basically a lindsay davenport with a movement of Clijsters/Venus would be unbeatable. But here goes anyway

Volley - Hingis ( I cant believe most of you guys havent mentioned her, the most natural volleys and touch of all)

Her 2-handed backhand volley looks anything but natural to me. The forehand volley is excellent but her BH volley is just ok IMO. This is what put Momo ahead of her for me.

Backhand - Venus Williams (two handed is still more powerful and less errorprone than a onehander so no Justine)

Not true. You can generate just as much (and even more) power with a one handed backhand as you can with a 2 hander.
It doesn't make sense to say a 1 hander is more error-prone than a 2 hander as errors are independent of stroke. It's about the player.

lecciones
Nov 6th, 2006, 09:39 AM
Serve - Monica Seles/Lindsay Davenport
Volley - Martina Hingis
Footwork - Steffi Graf/Martina Hingis
Backhand - Martina Hingis
Dropshot - Martina Hingis
Lob - Martina Hingis
Forehand - Serena Williams
Mental Toughness - Justine Henin-Hardenne
Court craft - Martina Hingis
Slice - Amelie Mauresmo
X-Factor - Martina Hingis
and last but not least..
GRUNT - since its here, I find Elena Dementieva's the most pleasing. But Monica Seles is the most determined that is still pleasing.

markhingis
Nov 6th, 2006, 09:45 AM
I agree with all your choices but volley-Matina Hingis mastered it to perfection IMO.
Someone mentioned Maria K- pffii!

Mauresmo Fan
Nov 6th, 2006, 09:49 AM
Serve - molik
Volley - mauresmo
Footwork - mauresmo
Backhand- mauresmo
Dropshot - hingis
Lob - mauresmo (forehand) backhand lob hingis
Forehand - pierce
Mental Toughness - sharapova
Court craft - hingis
Slice - Amelie Mauresmo
X-Factor - pierce
and last but not least..
GRUNT - pierce

Ben.
Nov 6th, 2006, 09:51 AM
Serve - Alicia Molik
Volley - Amelie Mauresmo
Footwork - Kim Clijsters
Backhand - Venus Williams
Forehand - Kim Clijsters
Mental Toughness - Maria Sharapova
X-Factor - Kim Clijsters
and last but not least..
GRUNT - Serena Williams

lecciones
Nov 6th, 2006, 09:54 AM
I agree with all your choices but volley-Matina Hingis mastered it to perfection IMO.
Someone mentioned Maria K- pffii!

You agree with me? Thanks so much! I'm sure I know why? :) hehehe

Equipped
Nov 6th, 2006, 10:00 AM
Serve ----- Alicia Molik
Volley ----- Amelie Mauresmo
Footwork ----- Kim Clijsters
Backhand ----- Amelie Mauresmo
Forehand ----- Svetlana Kuznetsova
Mental Toughness ----- Maria Sharapova
X Factor ----- Mary Pierce
Grunt ----- Vera Zvonareva

proudfoot
Nov 6th, 2006, 10:02 AM
Serve - Molik
Volley - Hingis
Footwork - Clijsters
Backhand - Henin
Forehand - Serena
Dropshot - Hingis
Lob - Hingis
Mental Toughness - Sharapova
X-Factor - Hingis
and last but not least..
GRUNT - Dementieva (sounds like an orgasm)

MrSerenaWilliams
Nov 6th, 2006, 02:16 PM
I love Serena's grunt, it's like a ROAR, it sounds like a LION! :bounce: I can't wait 'til she's ROARING away in Hobart in 10 weeks lol

tennisfan2480
Nov 6th, 2006, 02:23 PM
First Serve - Venus
Second Serve - Molik
Volley - Hingis
Footwork - Clijsters
Speed - Clijsters
Backhand - Davenport
Forehand - Ivanovic
Dropshot - Hingis
Lob - Hingis
Mental Toughness - Henin-Hardenne
X-Factor - Serena

GrafMariaPetraK
Nov 6th, 2006, 02:28 PM
serve-sharapova
backhand-sharapova
slice-graf
forehand-graf
volley-kim
drive volley-sharapova
footwork-graf
speed-kim
dropshot-hingis
lob-kim
x-factor-sharapova
grunt-sharapova

skanky~skanketta
Nov 6th, 2006, 02:57 PM
Serve - Serena
Volley - Amelie
Footwork - Kim
Backhand - Justine
Forehand - Lindsay
Mental Toughness - Justine
X-Factor - Serena (hot, sexy and intimidating as hell!)
GRUNT (optional) - I'm gonna have to go with Venus' shrieks!

die_wahrheit
Nov 6th, 2006, 03:26 PM
The head of Navratilova, the technique of Kusnetzova, the legs of Graf, the face of Pironkova, the body of Kirilenko...
That's the perfect player.
Believe it or not.

QUEENLINDSAY
Nov 6th, 2006, 06:28 PM
Ok I'll join in since I'm bored

Serve - Alicia Molik
Volley - Raymond
Footwork - Justine Henin
Backhand - Venus Williams
Dropshot -Martina Hingis
Lob - Kim Clijsters
Forehand - Lindsay Davenport
Mental Toughness - Maria Sharapova
Slice - Amelie Mauresmo

!<blocparty>!
Nov 6th, 2006, 06:39 PM
I've always thought that a player with Lindsay Davenport's groundstrokes and the movement of...Graf, Sanchez-Vicario, Clijsters or one of the Williamses would be unbeatable.

Yup. Davenport + Venus Williams' movement would be pretty much unbeatable.

My pics:

Serve - Serena Williams (2002).
Volley - Navratilova.
Footwork - Steffi Graf.
Backhand - Chris Evert.
Forehand - Lindsay Davenport. (toughest choice for me... picked for consistency over long periods, accuracy and power) Wasn't a fan of Steffi's technique so she comes second. :p
Mental Toughness - SELES. No question about this one.
X-Factor - Anna K. She sends Maria Sharapova into submission.

GRUNT (optional) - Dokic.

sweetpeas
Nov 6th, 2006, 08:12 PM
SERENA WILLIAMS. 7 SLAMS.More to come!

jazar
Nov 6th, 2006, 08:49 PM
serve Davenport
volley Lisa Raymond
footwork Henin-Hardenne
backhand Henin-Hardenne (single hander) Jankovic (double hander)
forehand kuznetsova
mental toughness sharapova
X-factor sharapova
grunt sharapova