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AjdeNate!
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:00 AM
It's quite simple and fairly brief :

If (and that does imply that it may or may not occur, as nobody will ever know with 100% certainty), If matchrigging does occur...what difference does it make? I mean if Venus & Serena get to the final, one of them has to win.

If you're fans of the sisters, you could give a shit which one wins; you're greatful they're both in the final and 1 of them is guaranteed the title.
----or------
If you're not a fan of the sisters, you could give a shit who wins because you're favorite isn't even playing.

So honestly, who the hell cares which Williams wins? The money goes to the same place....the trophy goes to the same address....and we have no say in the matter, so what the hell does it even matter what we think in the first place.

Right?

And, while I agree their tennis against each other has been at times trite and pathetic - it's not like every other single match on the WTA is brilliantly played. I've seen doggy tennis from Jennifer, Monica, Kim, Justine.... I could list everyone here. I, too, would love to see every final be 7.6 6.7 7.6 or 7.6 6.7 10.8
but let's stop dreaming.

Gumbycat
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:25 AM
They may be sisters but I'm sure they keep their own money. They might loan each other some cash, but they don't share the prize money.

In the US Open, I'm sure Venus took her foot off the gas in order not to totally embarrass Serena but NO WAY WAS SHE GOING TO LOSE TO SERENA THAT DAY. Venus just showed some Sister Love.

Dawn Marie
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:36 AM
The truth is in order for Venus and Serena to make the final, it TAKES the rest of the WTA to FIX their own matches. Why do the other players "FIX" themselves in a losing position, so that the Williams sister make the final?

Gumbycat
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:41 AM
Richard PAID OFF THE COMPETITION. ALL 12 players that Venus and Serena played during the fortnight were given cash and/or jewels to lose to the Sisters.

irma
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:42 AM
if it was rigged Serena had won the us open for sure because 2:3 sounds nicer as 1:4!
and second Serena is the biggest competitor in the tour with the biggest heart, no way she would give a match away!
did you saw her tears after wimbledon 2000? :sad:

Dawn Marie
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:43 AM
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh so MAYBE it is these OTHER WTA players who are trying to slander Venus and Serena in the media, because in actuality it is THEY who are (FIXIN' to LOSE) don't pardon THAT pun, as it was INTENDED!! LMAO

irma
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:45 AM
LOL, what a discovery;)

Dawn Marie
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:46 AM
Thanks Irma as it just DAWNed on me;):)

Gumbycat
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:48 AM
We know the Sisters ARE NOT THAT GOOD! Has to be a conspiracy with the rest of the WTA.

Williams Rulez
Jul 5th, 2002, 09:34 AM
Well said Seles... all the whining and speculation in the world isn't gonna change the fact the trophies are going to the same address... :D

AjdeNate!
Jul 5th, 2002, 05:44 PM
Some get this, some don't I see.

TSequoia01
Jul 5th, 2002, 05:55 PM
Part of the slander is an attempt to say to the Ladies "If your are thinking about arranging this match don't do it". They realize that there is not a dam thing they can do because the power is not in their hands. So they resort to these slanderous allegations in an attempt to control their minds. These allegations are coming from many fronts. This is an attack on the Sisters, some of it planned and some of it bandwagon jumping. Plus truth or proof has little to do with it. It's an attempt to take back power that the the accusers do not have. :cool:

Amanda
Jul 5th, 2002, 06:06 PM
isn't this the 10000000000000000000000000000000000000 thread regarding this match fixing crap?

AjdeNate!
Jul 5th, 2002, 07:39 PM
Originally posted by Amanda
isn't this the 10000000000000000000000000000000000000 thread regarding this match fixing crap?

Check the date and time of the original post....
And yes they're have been a lot of this threads since, but OBVIOUSLY you didn't give a shit to read what I wrote. And besides, the title clearly indicates that this is MY opinion...and I don't recall any other posts where I've titled anything call MY TAKE ON.... So, therefore this would be an original, to me, post. If you don't like that fact that people offer opinions and analysis, maybe in the future when a title so clearly implies that this is what one particular person thinks, implying an opinion, maybe you'd better just move on and not bother since you find it so obviously beneath you.

Althea
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:07 PM
Good thread Seles.. got your point

VSFan1 aka Joshua L.
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:22 PM
Seles....you are the first non-Williams fan thread starter (and I say that by meaning that Venus and Serena are not your #1 favorites) who created a thread about an All-Williams final that I have read.

One simple reason - I respect what you write. And I have to say, I totally agree with your statement in the first post. Thanks :)

TomLovesMonica
Jul 5th, 2002, 08:48 PM
Nathan, I agree with you a 100% and so does my mom! Imo, the womans tennis will get boring in the future if Serena and Venus keep on playing like this and meet each other in almost every final. For the non-fans (and ever for most of the fans) it doesn't matter who wins the match. I'm also not gonna watch the final tomorrow....it's really that bad: a tennisfan who is not gonna watch the Wimbledon final...:eek:

I really hope that Lindsay and Martina will come back soon and stronger than ever, maybe they can stop the sisters. In the past, I did not like Lindsay and Martina that much and did not really cared about them getting injured..but now I am dying to see them come back and I will support them 100%!

Go Monica, Lindsay, Martina and ... (never thought that I would say this) Jennifer!