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Asmus
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:00 AM
Here are some real names of WTA tennis players that I find slightly amusing. I'm sure there are more though!

Shi-Ting Wang
Kristine Kunce
Elena Bovina

HAIL-VENUS
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:17 AM
Hehe, here's what I think:


Henrieta Nagyova
Tamarine Tanasugarn
Ai Sugiyama
Katarina Srebotnik
Ruxandra Dragomir Ilie
Rosanna Neffa-de los Rios

I get a kick out of these names.

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:36 AM
those aren't "unfortunate" names.... they're only from other countries with an other language....

there's a player called Anne Dickhardt.

Cassius
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:39 AM
She's a German junior I believe.

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:47 AM
yeah, and in German "Dickhardt" isn't as "funny" as it is in English..... :)

Buitenzorg
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:54 AM
As far as I believed, NOBODY has a UNfortunate names!

Nan Cu
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:55 AM
Alana Fukina

Fuk Yiu

Alberto
Jul 31st, 2002, 02:04 AM
lol

tenn_ace
Jul 31st, 2002, 02:51 AM
Martina Sucha (very unfortunate especially if this girl plays at Kremlin Cup)

joao
Jul 31st, 2002, 05:49 AM
FUK YIU .... is pretty unfortunate!

Hi what's your name??
Fuk Yiu!

Xian
Jul 31st, 2002, 07:17 AM
Kate Boomershine :kiss:

BCP
Jul 31st, 2002, 07:23 AM
LOL! This person is not a player, but I know someone whose name is Felicia Ho..........:)

jd4eva
Jul 31st, 2002, 09:16 AM
how about 'Happy Ho'

she was a promising player in the 80's i think

IcePrincess
Jul 31st, 2002, 09:31 AM
Yup, my all-time favorite must be (my namesake):

HAPPY HO

;)

Benny
Jul 31st, 2002, 10:13 AM
Stupid thread:rolleyes:

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:09 PM
:wavey: Benny. :)

Benny
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:11 PM
Originally posted by Marri
yeah, and in German "Dickhardt" isn't as "funny" as it is in English..... :)
Spot on Marri:wavey:

MLF
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:17 PM
Karen Fodera should not play in any Portuguese speaking country. Her surname will only excite the men.

Xian
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:20 PM
Ding Ding is pretty cool :rolleyes:

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:20 PM
:D

hehe, I have a pretty strange name (well, it's chinese) and ppl who aren't chinese love to make fun of it... :rolleyes: haha... that's so funny.... woho...

:wavey:

Lord Chips
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:27 PM
Wales had a Rugby Player called Dai Young. He quit playing a few months ago.

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:31 PM
omg :eek:

lin
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:35 PM
Originally posted by Marri
:D

hehe, I have a pretty strange name (well, it's chinese) and ppl who aren't chinese love to make fun of it... :rolleyes: haha... that's so funny.... woho...

:wavey:

well,what's your Chinese name Marri? ;)

King Lindsay
Jul 31st, 2002, 12:39 PM
Unfortunate names? Vera Douchevina.

Xian
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:04 PM
Ding is in German thing and I m not making fun about chinese names Marri :wavey:

Xian
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:05 PM
and in Austria we have a village called Fucking , really :) :lick:

King Lindsay
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:25 PM
Yeah? Wonder what goes on there. *whistles pointedly and leaves the room* :)

TatiAnnahølic
Jul 31st, 2002, 01:41 PM
Gallina Fokina lol

GoDominique
Jul 31st, 2002, 02:27 PM
Hantuchova isn't too fortunate in Germany as 'Handtuch' means towel. :)

BB
Jul 31st, 2002, 02:42 PM
Originally posted by GoDominique
Hantuchova isn't too fortunate in Germany as 'Handtuch' means towel. :)

Thats true thats why I always call her "towel" LMAO!

salima
Jul 31st, 2002, 04:12 PM
I suppose she has a normal Belgian name, but I hope I never have to commentate a match with Debbrich Feys in my language.

Ding Ding is the best named player. Sound as a bell!

Big Fat Pink Elephant
Jul 31st, 2002, 05:15 PM
Originally posted by lin


well,what's your Chinese name Marri? ;)

errhh.. it's kinda hard to explain here... Hsu, Yun Chan. Hsu, "single human-sign" ;) Yun, "yun hsu dhe yun"... gettit? :o and Chan, it's a buddhist name. :) hehe..

Forresten Salima, haha.