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iGOAT
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:30 AM
I like ATP, but since Szavay is on the WTA I like it better and follow it more, so I voted the "WTA more"

Callum
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:46 AM
Probably 90-10% i WTA's favour.

I follow the men's results, but I'm not emotionally involved like I am with WTA. :lol:

Marionated
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:49 AM
Wta, but I like both.

PizzaMan
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:55 AM
I like the WTA more.
ATP has good matches, and arguably a higher quality of tennis on a more consistent basis, but I don't care about the ATP players, so I don't really care about the outcomes.
WTA is where my favorite players are, and even with players I don't care too much about, they have more interesting personalities than the guys do.

Also, I may be in the minority here, but I prefer best 2-out-of-3 over best 3-out-of-5 set matches. 5 sets is just too long for me to maintain a high level of interest. :shrug: I generally won't start watching a 5-setter until the 3rd set. I even did that with men's Wimby 2008 final, supposedly the best match ever played; so sue me!

debby
Feb 21st, 2009, 02:02 AM
Henin was my favourite EVER over ATP and WTA combined, I was a true supporter of her, I was checking her official site, news about her every day, I was mad when she lost in a Mickey Mouse tournament.

Since her retirement, I have been still watched WTA but much less than before, I actually prefer ATP because Nadal, my ATP favourite ever since I started to follow tennis for real (until RG 2005 it was Coria), is here and he crushes everybody, he is amazing, he 's been involved in a lot of great matchs last year : Wimbledon 2008 :drool: and his biggest rival is Federer, the GOAT, so what a great era for men.

And on WTA side... :sad: I miss Justine's game, her backhand, her tactics, her tennis... Nowadays, we are watching more drama/errors/choke fest than true and amazing tennis, what a shame :( The 2002-2003 era was great.

pollison
Feb 21st, 2009, 02:11 AM
Probably 90-10% i WTA's favour.

I follow the men's results, but I'm not emotionally involved like I am with WTA. :lol:

agreed

hellas719
Feb 21st, 2009, 02:50 AM
I am a male, but I like the WTA more. It's more exciting in my opinion, because there is no clear favorite in a grand slam tournament. I am starting to like the ATP more know, since it is becoming "open" like the WTA.

Dave.
Feb 21st, 2009, 03:32 AM
WTA (alot) more.

I didn't vote WTA only because I do watch ATP and used to like it almost as much as the WTA. I do have a few favourite players and still keep an eye on results and stuff, but I just don't follow it nearly as much as I do the WTA.

Roookie
Feb 21st, 2009, 03:52 AM
Unless its a Grand Slam SF or final involving Federer or Nadal, i couldn't care less about the ATP. Its always much more fun watching two female players smashing balls at each other. I can't explain it but IT IS.

Harvs
Feb 21st, 2009, 03:57 AM
wtaaaaaaaa

iGOAT
Feb 21st, 2009, 05:21 AM
Probably 90-10% i WTA's favour.

I follow the men's results, but I'm not emotionally involved like I am with WTA. :lol:
I agree :lol:

But more like 70-30

Amalgamate
Feb 21st, 2009, 05:24 AM
Probably 90-10% i WTA's favour.

I follow the men's results, but I'm not emotionally involved like I am with WTA. :lol:

Sums me up completely :yeah:

Karsten Braasch
Feb 21st, 2009, 06:06 AM
Should I get started?

iGOAT
Feb 21st, 2009, 06:20 AM
Should I get started?
Why do you post here? :help:

OsloErik
Feb 21st, 2009, 06:31 AM
Why do you post here? :help:

Since retiring from the tour, Karsten Braasch and his ugly-ass serve haven't a lot to do, and this is a good place to vent his misogynist bitterness over being an asterisk in the history of tennis. Or because some misogynist who worships a nobody tennis player feels like being funny but doesn't realize he isn't.

As to the thread, it depends on the years. At the moment, I prefer the WTA. I like the WTA more in the early 90s, most of the 80s, and that's about it. I loved Borg, and his rivalry with McEnroe and Connors made the ATP more interesting than Evert-Navratilova. But when he was gone, the ATP was just a breeding ground for cantankerous personalities, and I loved Evert, and then Graf-Seles had me hooked. But Agassi and Kuerten were two of my all-time favorite players (up there with Evert and Borg) and made the mid/late 90s through 2001 or so just great. And now, with the coaching job, it makes more sense to follow the women than the men, although I do like the cast of characters at the upper levels of the ATP.

SIN DIOS NI LEY
Feb 21st, 2009, 06:38 AM
Karsten Braasch is a legend . Period

AnywhereButHome
Feb 21st, 2009, 07:39 AM
wta

Renalicious
Feb 21st, 2009, 07:43 AM
WTA all the way.

Zojirushi
Feb 21st, 2009, 08:04 AM
I prefer WTA more, the womens matches are much more interesting and exciting I think. I only follow Nadal and Kohlschreiber on the mens side.

Elisse
Feb 21st, 2009, 10:06 AM
Love any tennis...but I prefer the Women's Tour :yeah:

So I voted...


WTA More :hearts:

galadriel
Feb 21st, 2009, 10:11 AM
WTA only :D

#kArLoS#
Feb 21st, 2009, 10:30 AM
WTA only:drool:

vrp1
Feb 21st, 2009, 10:45 AM
About 98:2! WTA :)

volta
Feb 21st, 2009, 11:03 AM
Wta, but I like both.

same.

my prob with the ATP is that sometimes 5 sets bore me to death :lol: not only that but it looks like i got a soft spot for chockers and losers when it comes to the ATP , Nalbandian is my fav player do i really need to say more? :o

Since retiring from the tour, Karsten Braasch and his ugly-ass serve haven't a lot to do, and this is a good place to vent his misogynist bitterness over being an asterisk in the history of tennis. Or because some misogynist who worships a nobody tennis player feels like being funny but doesn't realize he isn't.

As to the thread, it depends on the years. At the moment, I prefer the WTA. I like the WTA more in the early 90s, most of the 80s, and that's about it. I loved Borg, and his rivalry with McEnroe and Connors made the ATP more interesting than Evert-Navratilova. But when he was gone, the ATP was just a breeding ground for cantankerous personalities, and I loved Evert, and then Graf-Seles had me hooked. But Agassi and Kuerten were two of my all-time favorite players (up there with Evert and Borg) and made the mid/late 90s through 2001 or so just great. And now, with the coaching job, it makes more sense to follow the women than the men, although I do like the cast of characters at the upper levels of the ATP.

:lol:

Slutiana
Feb 21st, 2009, 11:06 AM
both the same. :)

Dementinator
Feb 21st, 2009, 11:29 AM
Theres always more drama in the Womens game and it makes it more exciting, the tennis can be up and down, but theres always something going on.

The girls these days are far from being teeny tiny little girlies who can barely pick up the racket, they aer mostly proffesional athletes and play as such.

fnuf7
Feb 21st, 2009, 11:32 AM
If you'd asked a year or 2 ago I'd have said WTA more but now I'm not as interested as I once was, I pay attention to goings on & results but don't watch matches nearly as much as I used to...whereas with the ATP it's the opposite, I'm watching more & more, finding more & more players I like to support, getting more invested in the thing as a whole.

miss_molik
Feb 21st, 2009, 12:49 PM
I lost interest in wta for a while after Justine and Alicia retired, but now I'm back with new favourites :)
I like both the same I think. I will watch more women's matches in general, but I love Federer to death and will watch his match over any wta match.

Reiken
Feb 21st, 2009, 12:50 PM
W-T-A!!

I still watch men's tennis but only the semis and final and sometimes just the last set. I find it pointless to watch the 1st round up to the quarters when most of the time it's Nadal and Fed in the final.

nevetssllim
Feb 21st, 2009, 12:58 PM
I enjoy both but I prefer the WTA and women's Grand Slam tennis. I'm not as emotionally attached to too many players on the ATP, and there is always great drama on the WTA and sometimes more passion. And when it comes to Grand Slams, who really has time to sit through a long three-set match, let alone a five-set match for two weeks?!

sammy01
Feb 21st, 2009, 12:59 PM
i cant believe i clicked atp more but im afraid its got to that point, my post count is sky rocketing on mens tennis forum and im enjoying watching the tennis. the WTA is getting more and more drama and style over actual substance and the roadmap is making no difference as the 1st big final is venus against razzano lol

Merseykmight
Feb 21st, 2009, 12:59 PM
ATP more,cause my fav Nicole is in a bad form..:help:
Andy Roddick:hearts: :angel:

Demska
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:06 PM
Probably 80-20

I don't really follow the mens tour in small level tournaments, only really for Masters/Grand Slams and only really watch it to watch Roger :worship:

Juanes
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:06 PM
WTA tour more.... because Slovakia has more players in TOP 100 in WTA... it is more interesting here... :)

DeLorean
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:07 PM
i voted both because any tennis is good tennis but the better matches are ATP and by a mile atm

Miss Amor
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:08 PM
I love WTA a lot more than I love ATP. I usually watch ATP to follow Roger's matches.

Davodus
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:26 PM
both the same for me
although i have only 2 top mens favourites, and 3 top womens favourites, so i'm slightly more invested in WTA

The Witch-king
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:29 PM
I watch any tennis that is on, but I can appreciate that there is just as much bad mens tennis as there is bad women's tennis. So I voted "same".

Dodoboy.
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:36 PM
I follow the men's results, but I'm not emotionally involved like I am with WTA.

The Men don't really have the players that capture my imagination, you know. Federer, Nadal, Murray and Djokovic :yeah::yeah: But then there is a HUGE gap! I can't get excited watching the smaller tournaments or the early 5 sets matches at Slams.

So 88-12

Novak Simons
Feb 21st, 2009, 01:48 PM
Both

Vlover
Feb 21st, 2009, 02:40 PM
The WTA for sure. I usually watch ATP with indifference if I have nothing else to do. Lately the Fed/Rafa rivalry is providing a little more interest with a heavy leaning towards Rafa. Maybe all this weeping and consoling could provide a little more drama.:lol: Also I've never had the urge to visit the ATP boards while I hardly miss a day here.:)