View Full Version : i think corina deserves comeback player of the year

Jul 30th, 2002, 08:05 PM
she's an amazing testament of perseverence and courage. i'm so happy that she's back and i'm hoping they give her the comeback player of the year award.

Jul 30th, 2002, 08:44 PM
I agree 100%. But, I hope the media doesn't hype up this comeback story too much.

Jul 30th, 2002, 08:55 PM
like for the tour or at an awards show like the ESPY's??

Jul 30th, 2002, 09:18 PM

Acura Classic - San Diego) Corina Morariu signs autographs in the Acura hospitality tent


(Acura Classic - San Diego) After her first official match on the comeback trail following her battle with Leukemia, Corina Morariu talks to the press about the challenges she's faced


Jul 30th, 2002, 09:35 PM
she looks fab if she doesn't get comeback of the year award there is gonna be trouble for the WTA, everyone will kick off big style and I think our Lindsay will have a few words to say

Jul 30th, 2002, 09:40 PM
nope, i think Jennifer will recieve it, like she did FOR THE LAST FUCKING 6 YEARS!!

Jul 30th, 2002, 09:57 PM
I think Jen is really given too much praise (and awards) for her comeback! Not that her comeback isn't amazing but... like for example at the ESPY's this year she won over TWO people that had comeback from cancer. IMO those ppl would of deserved the award much more than Jennifer....

Jul 30th, 2002, 10:39 PM
My personal support to this idea

Dawn Marie
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:09 AM
I disagree, what she did was amazing, but I don't think her results yet show that she deserves come back player of the year. So far I think Chanda should get it.

I like Cori, but just because she beat cancer doesn't mean I think she deserves the award.

Cam'ron Giles
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:30 AM
I agree with Dawn...The idea of "come back of the year" is not about beating a horrible deseas and show mediocre results. It is about result...all about results. I admire Corina and wish her all the best. Her story is amazing, if she can show some good results then she will be a lock...

Jul 31st, 2002, 09:21 AM
is it about:

a- making a comeback from a terribe situation, and getting back on court,


b- making a comeback from injury and having good results?

surely there's an argument for both cases.

although find it hard to believe that with the media frenzy and emotive aspect of corina's comeback, that she'll not win it.

personally, think Corina totally deserves it. respect to Chanda, but people comeback from injuries, is an aspect of the game.

if either of these two win it, then I'll be happy. :-)

King Lindsay
Jul 31st, 2002, 11:30 AM
Corina will deserve comeback player honours when she puts up some results on the tennis court. Her story is amazing, but the award is for the best comeback, not for beating the biggest obstacle.

On a completely unrelated note, I have a question I would like somebody to answer. I had no idea you were allowed to swear like that. Not that I have a problem with it whatsoever. But I've had my posts deleted because a moderator decided they were "insulting" to certain players or whatever, and I didn't use harsh language at all. So what's the deal? I can swear a blue streak but if I slag off some moderator's favorite player, whoops there goes my post?

Jul 31st, 2002, 01:45 PM
Who else should?


Sam L
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:56 PM
Originally posted by Dawn Marie
I disagree, what she did was amazing, but I don't think her results yet show that she deserves come back player of the year. So far I think Chanda should get it.

I like Cori, but just because she beat cancer doesn't mean I think she deserves the award.

You took the words right out of mouth Dawn :) I guess it depends which "Comeback" award you're talking about. But definitely not in the Tour or ESPY categories. Unless she shows the results.

Jul 31st, 2002, 02:07 PM
...only people who never had to face possible death can say that it is not about beating desease... IT IS! It is amazing that she's playing at all considering that just few months ago her level of energy was at 0.

give her a little bit of time and she'll produce some good results on tour (just like she did in wtt). Chanda, btw, hasn't won her first tournament either after her comeback.

Dawn Marie
Jul 31st, 2002, 06:24 PM
First let me add that yes tennisfan333 that is correct or at least imho.:)

And let me also add, to what tenn_ace wrote. The award is for comeback player. Not for the one who beat a terrible disease. Corina did what she had to do for sure, and it was a terrible experience, but in all honesty when your talking about who deserves the comeback player, it should without a doubt go to Chanda Rubin. Chanda posed the results period.:)

I have seen people with illness and let me tell yah, when you are fighting for your life, you'll do whatever it takes. So many people say, oh your so brave, well you know what it's the only choice you have. I applaud Cori for remaining strong and getting her health back, it is a wonderful thing, but in all honesty Chanda deserves it more, and I don't think it would be fair to Chanda if Cori received it over her. Chanda should not be penelized because Corina beat cancer.

Personally, and this is my opinion, but I say let Corina play the game without having a pity party. Imho if I were sick or beat sickness, I just wouldn't want the extra special attention afterwards. I have experienced people who are sick and some who have gotten better, and alot of times, all they want is for people to treat them the same as before. I mean I don't think even Corina thinks she deserves comeback player of the year. I would feel that it was only given to me due to the cancer. Of course I don't how Corina feels on the matter.

Jul 31st, 2002, 09:22 PM
I disagree. She deserves utmost respect for what she is doing, but Comeback Player is a sport award which should always be based on sport results, otherwise, if we will let emotions and sympathies get in the way, it will simply deflate the value of the award. Corina should get some award for her wonderful comeback, but that should be something else. Unless , of course, her results in tournaments to come make her eligible for this one.