I am not knocking Justine. I think she is at least the #3 player out there, better than Jen, and a challenge to Venus or Serena whenever they play.
BUT... Justine's game is her own... There is NOONE like her.
I expect her to win a Slam within the next year or so.
Jun 9th, 2002, 05:26 AM
How can Justine be the #3 player out there? In the past year, she has a losing record against Venus, Serena, Monica, and Lindsay. She's even over the past year against Kim and Jelena, and has not played Martina in the past 12 months. She's 2-0 against Jen, but Jen does have those pesky 3 Slam titles in the past 18 months. It would be very, very hard to argue that Justine is even the 4th best player out there. The top 4 ranked players are clearly better, and placing Justine above Kim is highly subjective. Not to mention Lindsay and Martina, when healthy, are very very tough.