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Sylvester
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:35 AM
Come on, number 1 vs number 2 is this?

This should be the less viewed final ever.

Sam L
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:36 AM
Sorry but just because a few Russians don't live up to the hype doesn't mean the WTA sucks. :rolleyes:

Sylvester
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:37 AM
Sorry but just because a few Russians don't live up to the hype doesn't mean the WTA sucks. :rolleyes:

Nobody can win a set against Henin on hardcourt...

That rules, no?

Wayn77
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:38 AM
Come on, number 1 vs number 2 is this?

This should be the less viewed final ever.

In that case so does the ATP

Federer (1) Davydenko (4) H2H 10-0

Sylvester
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:40 AM
In that case so does the ATP

Federer (1) Davydenko (4) H2H 10-0

That was a semi final.

The match had some tennis in it.

harloo
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:42 AM
That was a semi final.

The match had some tennis in it.

Both the men's semifinals were terrible. If I was at the Open I would demand my money back.:lol:

HippityHop
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:43 AM
That was a semi final.

The match had some tennis in it.

What about the Henin/Venus semi final?

harloo
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:44 AM
One thing's for sure: the men's final with Federer and Djokovic won't stink anywhere near as bad as this women's final.

:worship::worship:I can't wait but I hope Fed bagel Nole so the commentators can shut up.

Wayn77
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:46 AM
One thing's for sure: the men's final with Federer and Djokovic won't stink anywhere near as bad as this women's final.

Don't be so sure - watch their match at AO this year. Fed killed him.

gocanadago
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:50 AM
No. If you say: The GS finals sucked cause none of them was near of being a little bit tight; I agree, but saying WTA sucks is really idiot.

meyerpl
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:51 AM
In that case so does the ATP


.....and the NFL, the NBA and Major League Baseball, if you're going to base your assessment on championships that don't live up to their hype or your expectations.

goldenlox
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:52 AM
Shahar-Nicole was a great match

vadin124
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:52 AM
can i just say sylvester...if that is how you feel about the WTA, then why not LEAVE wtaworld, and do us all a favour

no we can't all agree because unlike you most of us are real fans...

troll

Nicolás89
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:53 AM
really, this wave of mtftards is really annoying :mad:

homoeroticwar
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:54 AM
They need to speed up non clay surfaces and put a cap on racquet weight/technology. You'll see better tennis in the WTA.

Mattographer
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:56 AM
Don't be so sure - watch their match at AO this year. Fed killed him.
Djokovic beat Federer few weeks ago in Canada :p

Wayn77
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:57 AM
.....and the NFL, the NBA and Major League Baseball, if you're going to base your assessment on championships that don't live up to their hype or your expectations.

Not really: tennis can be an oddity.
You have one dominant player in either men's and womens - you tend to see a lot of one-sided beat-downs in the big finals. This has been true through through all the eras ....

carling
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:57 AM
Exactly what I anticipated, a shitty, one-sided final not worth watching. Oh, I admit to checking the score 3-4 times, but Kuntzy never even made it interesting. I hate Justine Henin with every fiber of my being, but she is a great player and even I cannot deny it. But in order to get high ratings, women's tennis needs a Venus, Serena, or Sharapova in major finals because they are not just great players, they are stars.

I don't care how many titles she wins, Justin Henin will never put asses in the seats they way Williams and Sharapova do. You can bet your bottom dollar this will be one of the lowest rated grand slam womens finals in history. It was truly a pathetic USO for the women.

Wayn77
Sep 9th, 2007, 01:58 AM
Djokovic beat Federer few weeks ago in Canada :p

Slam Time - is when The Fed grows fangs... :D

dwynn10
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:01 AM
Come on, number 1 vs number 2 is this?

This should be the less viewed final ever.


I think the lopsided matches (particulary in finals), e.g. 60-61, 61-63, 62-60, etc, we've seen so often in the women's tour is becoming a problem. It takes all the air out of a tourney and turns it into an anti-climax. I'm all for equal pay for equal work, but these matches and the 2/3 winning margin are making me think twice.

IceSkaTennisFan
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:29 AM
I hope the WTA and ATP will make a shorter schedule for the tennis season. Having so many competitions is hurting the quality of the matches more than it is helping. With less tournaments per year, more emphasis can be placed on each match and hopefully less incidence of injury.

mckyle.
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:33 AM
Ok.

Matt01
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:35 AM
Can we just agree that wta sucks?

No, the WTA doesn't suck. And I insist on that :p

Scotso
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:42 AM
The tour has been pretty poor the last few years.

champGS1452
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:47 AM
I long for the days of 2001 where all the stars were playing and you could tell they all hated each other :lol: It was so exciting and was truly better than the men. The tables have turned,but we'll see next year.

cellophane
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:49 AM
Djokovic beat Federer few weeks ago in Canada :p

Fed was only at 10 percent and didn't even care :o :p

cellophane
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:50 AM
Anyway, the ATP was not any better today.

Serena!
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:51 AM
Exactly what I anticipated, a shitty, one-sided final not worth watching. Oh, I admit to checking the score 3-4 times, but Kuntzy never even made it interesting. I hate Justine Henin with every fiber of my being, but she is a great player and even I cannot deny it. But in order to get high ratings, women's tennis needs a Venus, Serena, or Sharapova in major finals because they are not just great players, they are stars.

I don't care how many titles she wins, Justin Henin will never put asses in the seats they way Williams and Sharapova do. You can bet your bottom dollar this will be one of the lowest rated grand slam womens finals in history. It was truly a pathetic USO for the women.

i agree 100%

supergrunt
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:51 AM
Its just that the rankings are messed up. It'll be right by 2008 with Venus or Serena at #1

supergrunt
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:52 AM
and how many grand slams in a row does federer have to win for the atp to suck?

alias
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:53 AM
Fed was only at 10 percent and didn't even care :o :p
10 percent?! Who are you? Serena?:lol:

Djok is going to beat Fed tomorrow....:lick:

Wayn77
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:54 AM
I don't care how many titles she wins, Justin Henin will never put asses in the seats they way Williams and Sharapova do. You can bet your bottom dollar this will be one of the lowest rated grand slam womens finals in history. It was truly a pathetic USO for the women.

Well if Henin can't put bums on seats with the glorious tennis she is playing. What does that say about the ...... oh neither mind. Maybe if she looked like Sharapova?

cellophane
Sep 9th, 2007, 02:54 AM
10 percent?! Who are you? Serena?:lol:

Djok is going to beat Fed tomorrow....:lick:

Gotcha. ;) I really don't think Montreal means anything and your last statement won't be happening unless Fed is off his game IMO...

cellophane
Sep 9th, 2007, 03:00 AM
I don't care how many titles she wins, Justin Henin will never put asses in the seats they way Williams and Sharapova do. You can bet your bottom dollar this will be one of the lowest rated grand slam womens finals in history. It was truly a pathetic USO for the women.

Um, Justine is one half of what makes the Justine-Serena, Justine-Venus and Justine-Maria matches exciting... so no, you are wrong.

SIN DIOS NI LEY
Sep 9th, 2007, 03:01 AM
Djok is going to beat Fed tomorrow....:lick:

I agree , Nole is gonna rip Federer a new one ;)

mckyle.
Sep 9th, 2007, 03:02 AM
and how many grand slams in a row does federer have to win for the atp to suck?

4.

cellophane
Sep 9th, 2007, 03:02 AM
I agree , Nole is gonna rip Federer a new one ;)

Dream on :devil:

Marshmallow
Sep 9th, 2007, 03:04 AM
ATP has been > WTA for a while. Fed. is dominating still but the quality of matches and depth is sometimes just phenomenal. You rarely see an errorfest.

WTA wouldn't "suck" as much though if we could have Henin, Venus, Serena and Mauresmo fit, healthy and match tough.

Wayn77
Sep 9th, 2007, 03:04 AM
I agree , Nole is gonna rip Federer a new one ;)

No chance: The Fed will eat the cocky bugger - alive. :drool:

ASV_FAN
Sep 9th, 2007, 07:04 AM
I thought the WTA was heading for big problems and I still do, but this year has actually proved to be more exciting than I expected. With the resurgency of Venus and Serena, and Henin back to her fighting best we've had some really exciting matches...unfortunately never in GS finals but normally in the two preceding rounds.

I think Jankovic is a breath of fresh air and along with Sharapova has asked some tough questions of the top three. If only Mauresmo and Hingis could come up with the goods then this year would've been great.

However I still persist that the WTA of today is nothing compared to ten years ago simply because there are too many players who are like clones. There isn't the wide range of styles and characters that there was then.

gladysharon
Sep 9th, 2007, 07:14 AM
Come on, number 1 vs number 2 is this?

This should be the less viewed final ever.

Humans are so hard to be pleased sometimes...