View Full Version : Will Serena Ever Lose A Match?

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:10 PM
She is so totally dominant - absolutely demoralizing the #1 player three straight times. With her current form, she is certainly on a roll. What will it take for anyone to beat her?

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:11 PM
sorry, the 'former' #1 player....

Bright Red
Jul 6th, 2002, 04:16 PM
Just wait and you'll see, Venus will return to the top. Venus is in the process of realizing that she must play Serena just as she would any other top player. Serena has already figured it out. In about 7 weeks, there'll be another all-Williams Grand Slam final--the outcome will be different as the winner's first name will start with "V". You'll see.

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:20 PM
I hope Serena keeps playing this well. Some people are exagerating. Venus played well, why some fans can't give credits to Serena saying that she played better?

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:32 PM
yes but i hope it will be only to Venus at the US OPEN

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:34 PM
Even the commentators said that Venus didn't lose the match - Serena won it. But Serena did take advantage of some of Venus's weaknesses that others players can't easily exploit. But no one should even try to dismiss the way Serena played today. It was incredible.

Bright Red
Jul 6th, 2002, 04:35 PM
She's already on an 18 match winning streak.

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:38 PM
serena played better today - granted. venus did not play badly - but she has played better. more importantly, she can get better, hopefully when they next meet at the us open finals. that's when big sis will re-establish the family pecking order!

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:41 PM
actually, Serena's on a 19 match winning streak, Bright Red ;) but who's counting? :p

Serena's too dominate, I don't see Venus retaining the No. 1 rank this year until early spring of next year :eek: :sad: I doubt anyone can stop Serena, she's just too good on hardcourts.

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:42 PM
At the moment Serena is looking unbeatable.

Can't see her losing in the near future as long as she keeps this level up.

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:42 PM

Jul 6th, 2002, 04:44 PM
EVERY player cools off after a while, so YES :fiery:

Bright Red
Jul 6th, 2002, 04:51 PM
Oops! Serena is on a 19 match winning streak.

Jul 6th, 2002, 09:54 PM
Serena is very dominant atm.

She is VERY hard to beat. Almost impossible once INTO a tournament.

She won Wimbledon without losing a SET.

Served 41 Aces and only 10 DF.

Won 81% of points on her 1st serve across the tournament.

Serena has been able to beat most other top 20 players whilst playing at about 70% of her best. If threatened she can then raise her game a further one or two levels, hitting even harder, and more consistently, and retain her accuracy.

Her on-court persona is very dominant, confident and aggressive.

So Serena has both Physical and Mental strength.

I'd place a good player's chances of beating Serena on any given day as about 20:1 against.

Jul 6th, 2002, 10:29 PM
Just wait till she plays Jen again. Jen will so her who's boss and the real #1!!!!!!!

Jul 6th, 2002, 10:36 PM
Originally posted by R. DIS
Just wait till she plays Jen again. Jen will so her who's boss and the real #1!!!!!!!


Jul 6th, 2002, 11:03 PM
Jennifer is yesterday's news.

Jul 6th, 2002, 11:29 PM
Yeah everyone has to cool down.

Martina, Steffi, Monica, even Arantxa had a year like this.

This is great for Serena to have this type of dominance in this day and age. It will truly make the other players push their level of play to another level.

The only scary thing is that Serena will have to defend all these points next year :eek: and next year will also give an insight into Serena's mentality. Defending a GS is the most difficult thing to do IMO.

And as for Jen, well Jen has gotta step it up too I'm afraid. The old days of when Jen used to beat Serena are over. But I've got faith, Jen wants Slams too y'know! :)

I want a Jen vs Serena US Open final :D

VS Fan
Jul 6th, 2002, 11:46 PM
I know R. DIS is a hard core Jennifer fan, but I MUST give him some credit.

While Serena has BEATEN Jennifer the last FIVE times!! GLOAT! GLOAT!

We have to keep in mind that even in those five matches, Jennifer played VERY close and was in position to WIN in several of them only to have Serena come up with a clutch shot.

So, while I love Serena, I will not dismiss Jennifer as a competitor.

Jul 6th, 2002, 11:50 PM
sure, she will lose anytime - maybe next month -mabye next year
but the day will come

im sure she will lose a match when noone expect her to lose

Jul 6th, 2002, 11:51 PM
No... never!!! :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

What planet do you come from?

Jul 7th, 2002, 12:45 AM
I think she'll prob loose to hingis,Davenport or Venus before the end of the year.As she'll prob be beating everyone easy she might get a little complacent and loose!

Jul 7th, 2002, 12:54 AM
Didn't venus go on 30-35 winnig match streak and then suddenly loose to lindsay in some final even though she had beaten her 3 times in row in other tournaments during that winnig streak. Every player looks unbeatable for a certain period but it always come's to an end;)

Jul 7th, 2002, 01:18 AM
Serena is doing brilliantly now. let us celebrate her success!!! very well done indeed.

Venus has a very strong character. she will definitely come back.

A massive congratulations to Mr and Mrs Williams and the entire Williams family and team especially venus and serena's trainers who have helped them to stay injury free.

Jul 7th, 2002, 02:15 AM
Serena will probably lose a match this year. She's been too even for too long, she has to slip some time. Probably during the build-up to the US Open. She'll be peaking for the US Open no doubt, but could be vulnerable before it, ie losses to Henin, Schnyder before French.

Crazy Canuck
Jul 7th, 2002, 02:44 AM
I figure she will lose a match before the US Open.

Well how many tournaments is she playing? 2 or 3 before then?

I may be wrong and she may go the rest of the year without dropping a match, but Even Venus circa july-nov 2000 cooled off.

Jul 7th, 2002, 03:07 AM
I don't think she is unbeatable at all!!!

Jul 7th, 2002, 03:55 AM
Sure she will..
nobody is perfect..

Jul 7th, 2002, 04:51 AM
THIS IS SERENA'S TIME, wonder how long it would last?

Crazy Canuck
Jul 7th, 2002, 05:14 AM
You know, I dont think that Seles fan was literally asking if Serena would EVER lose again ;)

Merely speculating when that would happen, and how exactly ;)

Jul 7th, 2002, 05:16 AM
lol :)

Jul 7th, 2002, 06:50 AM
:( ..oh please

you win a few matches and your super-human?...get real

Jul 7th, 2002, 12:24 PM
she may lost to venus or cap or lindsay imho

she will in no way lost to martina. she is not an option. she will get beaten very badly

Jul 7th, 2002, 12:29 PM
Yes--even to her sister

Jul 7th, 2002, 12:37 PM
she won 18 matches, she is still far from Nav's record!

Jul 7th, 2002, 03:45 PM
seles will beat her.