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Chunchun
May 9th, 2008, 03:24 PM
:rolleyes: considering she just lost to Safina. Can she regroup?

ElusiveChanteuse
May 9th, 2008, 03:26 PM
Yes.;)

Nemo_Kool
May 9th, 2008, 03:35 PM
of course

joão.
May 9th, 2008, 03:37 PM
no

The Kaz
May 9th, 2008, 03:37 PM
No

That position is reserved for clay queens like Henin and Janky :drool:

SAEKeithSerena
May 9th, 2008, 03:47 PM
yes.

Destiny
May 9th, 2008, 03:49 PM
Yes of course

She knows when to start stepping up her game

plantman
May 9th, 2008, 03:49 PM
I still think Henin will pull it together at the French and win it again!

Cp6uja
May 9th, 2008, 03:53 PM
:scratch::scratch::scratch:

But she already win the French!

:ignore:

kadirelf
May 9th, 2008, 03:53 PM
YES OF COURSE

serena domination ROLAND GARROS

Mashafaaaaan
May 9th, 2008, 03:54 PM
No

VRee_Willario
May 9th, 2008, 03:56 PM
Hopefully she can go three steps further from the QF. She has proved in this tournament that she can play good and consistent clay court tennis this season. I will be cheering equally to Serena and Venus though :)

AnywhereButHome
May 9th, 2008, 08:11 PM
:worship:SERENA:worship:Yes, she's still the queen anywhere.

Emina.
May 9th, 2008, 08:15 PM
She can win the FO..no doubt.

Becool
May 9th, 2008, 08:16 PM
why she can't win FO?

She did win before

You guys love to count Serena out, and I love how she always proves you all wrong LOL...

#1Davenport
May 9th, 2008, 08:45 PM
Serena's definately gonna win... I have no doubt in my mind. GO SERENA!!!

vml
May 9th, 2008, 08:56 PM
there's always a doubt but she DEFINETELY can win the French even she lost to Safina. Can't wait to go to Roland-Garros and see serena !!

Marty-Dom
May 9th, 2008, 09:00 PM
Serena's definately gonna win... I have no doubt in my mind. GO SERENA!!!

there's always a doubt but she DEFINETELY can win the French even she lost to Safina. Can't wait to go to Roland-Gaross and see serena !!

DEFINITELY CAN'T SPELL FOR SHIT!

serenafan08
May 9th, 2008, 09:12 PM
:lol: I love how people act like the world's ending when Serena loses a match. She's not perfect; she's going to get beaten. But can she still win Roland Garros? Of course! Anyone would be stupid to count her out. I thought that she would either lose here or in Rome, because it's difficult to play two tournaments in two weeks and win them both. Nadal was trying to play four in a row and win four, and even he got beat.

40Love
May 9th, 2008, 09:33 PM
When Serena lose everyone acts like it's the biggest event ever in tennis. Everyone is going to lose sometimes.
The wins mean nothing for Safina if she don't go all the way.


http://serenawilliams.com/home/
Well Guys I Lost Today,

I played like garbage! It was a horrible display of unforced errors and simply girl gone MAD!!! (I was the girl gone mad)

Anyways my opponent did play her heart out, in a way I am glad I lost to her instead of in Rolland Garros. I really want to do good there, and this has been a wake up call for me. I can’t play bad and expect to do well; tomorrow I will be hitting the practice courts and training until my legs go out. I am not a fan of losing, so I have to find a way to stop this from happening.

It was funny when I lost I was in the locker room and I could hear the entire players lounge really loud like really happy and joyous. Like down goes the champ! Someone beat her!!! It was like a big hoopla.... I just smiled to myself thinking you just wait... just wait......

Serena

Mileen
May 9th, 2008, 11:10 PM
I hope not, her reaction after her losses are getting annoyingly arrogant and self-centered.

starin
May 9th, 2008, 11:17 PM
I hope so but lets wait and see how she does in Rome.

Thanx4nothin
May 9th, 2008, 11:18 PM
No

That position is reserved for clay queens like Henin and Janky :drool:

Who either lost before Serena in this tournament or at the same stage. Well reasoned argument. Ummm I don't think she has been a lock but at the minute she is the best player in the world. I think she will win the French, but we will just have to wait and see.

Thanx4nothin
May 9th, 2008, 11:20 PM
DEFINITELY CAN'T SPELL FOR SHIT!

OUCH, please try to add something more to the thread though, this is not a grammar site.

Slutati
May 9th, 2008, 11:20 PM
No.
Elena Dementieva;)

Peterk07
May 9th, 2008, 11:51 PM
No doubt, she can win it. She's better on clay than ever since 2002/3. But I'm far from sure. While she plays well, her form is quite unpredictable. Since she won't be seeded in the top4, she will have to play 3 mathes to the Masha, Juju, Jelena and Ana quartet (or to the players who beat them).

On hardcourt or grass, she can win tournaments by playing 1-2 good matches because she is able to beat lower ranked players even in her mediocre form. But clay is different. She has to bring her near-best tennis to beat the likes of Miskina, Demi, Zvonareva or the best youngsters. And she may have to do in in the 3/4th round, and still, she'll need to win 3 more matches to win the title. This is tough, because I haven't seen her play 4-5 best-form matches in a row for a while. Here in Berlin, she had one very good and two mediocre performances. I think this will not be enough.

So yes, she may be able to win it, but I don't give her a lot more chance than to Masha, Ana or Demi for example. This years RG is wide open.

BuTtErFrEnA
May 10th, 2008, 01:22 AM
didn't henin also lose to Safina...so it should be a "worse" omen that she lost to safina than serena :scratch:

still think she will though :)

MrSerenaWilliams
May 10th, 2008, 01:29 AM
No!

The winners of the FO have all been undefeated on dirt that year prior to the FO, so she won't win it. Now, or ever.







:rolleyes:
the only way Serena won't win the French this year, is if someone beats her in Paris.

Topspin2
May 10th, 2008, 11:17 AM
of course NO!

Chrisi
May 10th, 2008, 11:25 AM
Yes!

serenus_2k8
May 10th, 2008, 11:29 AM
Tbh Serena still has every chance is still one of the faves. Rome will be an important tournie to see how every1 is playing.

StephenUK
May 10th, 2008, 01:19 PM
Serena has a chance but I would hardly call her the favourite. After all, she has only won one clay event in nearly six years, has only made two semis in her last 11 clay events and usually loses at the quarter-final stage (6 out of last 11 events and her last two Roland Garroses). After her Charleston win, her quarter-final loss in Berlin conformed to her average; let's see what happens in Rome, the only other clay event besides RG and Charleston that Serena has won (2002). The sisters love Rome (especially the shops on Via Condotti) so maybe that will inspire one of them to take the title.

Personally, I would put the quiet money on Venus if you were going to back a sister for the title - she has a much better overall clay record with six titles on the surface to Serena's three.

But to be honest, with so many players looking fragile, this Roland Garros may be about Last Woman Standing. The draw is likely to open up with lots of upsets and I can definitely see an unseeded semifinalist like Clarisa Fernandez this year, can't you?

BuTtErFrEnA
May 10th, 2008, 01:38 PM
Serena has a chance but I would hardly call her the favourite. After all, she has only won one clay event in nearly six years, has only made two semis in her last 11 clay events and usually loses at the quarter-final stage (6 out of last 11 events and her last two Roland Garroses). After her Charleston win, her quarter-final loss in Berlin conformed to her average; let's see what happens in Rome, the only other clay event besides RG and Charleston that Serena has won (2002). The sisters love Rome (especially the shops on Via Condotti) so maybe that will inspire one of them to take the title.

Personally, I would put the quiet money on Venus if you were going to back a sister for the title - she has a much better overall clay record with six titles on the surface to Serena's three.

But to be honest, with so many players looking fragile, this Roland Garros may be about Last Woman Standing. The draw is likely to open up with lots of upsets and I can definitely see an unseeded semifinalist like Clarisa Fernandez this year, can't you?

LMAO :haha: :haha: so then what did jh's loss confirm her to then? lol

kwilliams
May 10th, 2008, 02:11 PM
I still think it's between Serena and JH but since Serena didn't go down as tamely as JH did and considering JH hasn't yet put it together on red clay I do think Serena stands a better chance.

Serena had two good wins before her off day.

Olórin
May 10th, 2008, 02:20 PM
If Serena wins Rome she will be the favourite. Although not an overwhelming one.

Serena only loses to good players on clay, only once has she been defeated at RG by somone who wasn't a former or current champ. When she has come into the clay season fit and prepared, like this year, she has always done well getting to semis, finals and winning clay court tournaments. She will never be as dominant on clay as she is on other surfaces, however she is easily a top two player on clay when she's got enough matches under her belt. :yeah:

Bring on RG :)

SV_Fan
May 10th, 2008, 03:09 PM
Serena told them to just wait. So they might be in trouble. BUt I think Venus is ready to be a clay queen.

cn ireland
May 10th, 2008, 03:11 PM
Yes I still think she'll win it.

Uranium
May 10th, 2008, 03:11 PM
Serena told them to just wait. So they might be in trouble. BUt I think Venus is ready to be a clay queen.

oo i hope so, as long as a Williams wins the French, i'll be happy:)

serenus_2k8
May 10th, 2008, 03:13 PM
I can't even see Vee making the QF of Rome tbh, because, as much as I would like her to be there, she seems to have lots of other things going on...

Joseph73
May 10th, 2008, 03:27 PM
:rolleyes: considering she just lost to Safina. Can she regroup?



Yes, she will STILL win.
She is a super clay-courter as we all know.
:lol: