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Justin SW
Dec 22nd, 2009, 01:08 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqfBOmZxcv0&feature=related

Serena and Venus display some very good french skillz once again :eek:

Knizzle
Dec 22nd, 2009, 01:13 AM
LMAO, awwww @ Serena. Venus died laughing as usual.

kiwifan
Dec 22nd, 2009, 01:22 AM
too cute, and I don't mean Anna K. ;)

Galsen
Dec 22nd, 2009, 01:22 AM
:haha: Serena can talk french a lil' bit but she is too shy

Stamp Paid
Dec 22nd, 2009, 01:27 AM
LOL@the way Anna and Martina played doubles
then WAM at the way Venus and Serena play doubles :lol::lol:
cute!!

youizahoe
Dec 22nd, 2009, 01:35 AM
:spit:

Direwolf
Dec 22nd, 2009, 02:07 AM
moi Aussi

Marshmallow
Dec 22nd, 2009, 02:26 AM
It WAS funny how AnnaTina played their doubles, then how Serena slammed the final ball away. The other team were flinching :lol:.

The interview made me :D too.

Havok
Dec 22nd, 2009, 02:31 AM
That interview!:haha::haha::haha:

I love it when players force themselves to say a little something in the language of the country they are playing in.:yeah:

Spice Girls:drool: oh how I miss watching their craftiness on the court. It really shows, though, that Hingis and Kournikova were true doubles players while Venus and Serena simply play a singles game on the doubles court.:o Still very effective, but not the way it should be played.

Marshmallow
Dec 22nd, 2009, 02:44 AM
That interview!:haha::haha::haha:

I love it when players force themselves to say a little something in the language of the country they are playing in.:yeah:

Spice Girls:drool: oh how I miss watching their craftiness on the court. It really shows, though, that Hingis and Kournikova were true doubles players while Venus and Serena simply play a singles game on the doubles court.:o Still very effective, but not the way it should be played.

Maybe, but as Nina says...
5yU9WHTWzE0 or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yU9WHTWzE0 :dance:

...as the apparatus allows it, the art is subject change.

'Nothing... No-one, remains unchanged...' :dance:

youizahoe
Dec 22nd, 2009, 03:04 AM
That interview!:haha::haha::haha:

I love it when players force themselves to say a little something in the language of the country they are playing in.:yeah:

Spice Girls:drool: oh how I miss watching their craftiness on the court. It really shows, though, that Hingis and Kournikova were true doubles players while Venus and Serena simply play a singles game on the doubles court.:o Still very effective, but not the way it should be played.

And you think that Hingis and Kournikova, if they had the chance to play like Venus and Serena, would turn it down for the sake of how it should be played :haha: :haha: :haha:

Havok
Dec 22nd, 2009, 03:49 AM
And you think that Hingis and Kournikova, if they had the chance to play like Venus and Serena, would turn it down for the sake of how it should be played :haha: :haha: :haha:

:weirdo:

There is no "had the chance" in sports. You either have the ability or not. Hingis and Kournikova are not power hitters, though both can smack the ball with decent power. They win with craft, precision and variety and they play doubles how it is supposed to be played; at the net!

Of course now that every girl is a power hitter, doubles has completely changed though only the elite ball bashers have true success. Others are simply decent.

Havok
Dec 22nd, 2009, 03:50 AM
And you think that Hingis and Kournikova, if they had the chance to play like Venus and Serena, would turn it down for the sake of how it should be played :haha: :haha: :haha:

Also, Hingis is known as one of the best doubles player ever. Not so much Venus and Serena as they both need each other to win. Martina won a Grand Slam with Lucic at the age of 16, enough said.

Elldee
Dec 22nd, 2009, 09:43 AM
LOL at Sanchez-Vicario's knickers.

That was a good doubles tournament, I believe Lindsay teamed up with Mary Pierce.

The Witch-king
Dec 22nd, 2009, 12:04 PM
Also, Hingis is known as one of the best doubles player ever. Not so much Venus and Serena as they both need each other to win. Martina won a Grand Slam with Lucic at the age of 16, enough said.

you say it like V&S have teamed up with soo many other players and lost when that isn't even true. Is it their fault that they work amazingly well as a team- in a team sport for that matter-?

If Tina had a sister as good as her I doubt she'd have to be teaming up with the Lucics of this world

youizahoe
Dec 22nd, 2009, 04:12 PM
Also, Hingis is known as one of the best doubles player ever. Not so much Venus and Serena as they both need each other to win. Martina won a Grand Slam with Lucic at the age of 16, enough said.

Hingis is a decent doubles player, nothing more nothing less. If Serena and Venus were the age of Navratilova and were playing with the same game they play today back then, they would have won 99 grand slams by now.

Hingis is a good player, will always be one, she did many great things, but only in a small amount of time, where Serena and Venus still last after +10 years of pro tennis.

Same goes for Henin. They are real champions and they will keep on winning for as long as they get on court, and Hingis won't, cause she's not strong enough to do so.

Elwin.
Dec 22nd, 2009, 08:33 PM
love it :haha:

Uranium
Dec 22nd, 2009, 08:40 PM
That interview!:haha::haha::haha:

I love it when players force themselves to say a little something in the language of the country they are playing in.:yeah:

Spice Girls:drool: oh how I miss watching their craftiness on the court. It really shows, though, that Hingis and Kournikova were true doubles players while Venus and Serena simply play a singles game on the doubles court.:o Still very effective, but not the way it should be played.
They utilize their strengths, their power. Not the way it should be played?:lol: Are we still in the 1970s and '80s? The game has evolved just like it did in singles.
Hingis is a decent doubles player, nothing more nothing less. If Serena and Venus were the age of Navratilova and were playing with the same game they play today back then, they would have won 99 grand slams by now

:spit:, Understatement of the year.

youizahoe
Dec 22nd, 2009, 08:56 PM
They utilize their strengths, their power. Not the way it should be played?:lol: Are we still in the 1970s and '80s? The game has evolved just like it did in singles.


:spit:, Understatement of the year.

Compared to all the other doubles players, legend doubles player, etc...

Ryan
Dec 23rd, 2009, 04:19 AM
Hingis is a decent doubles player, nothing more nothing less. If Serena and Venus were the age of Navratilova and were playing with the same game they play today back then, they would have won 99 grand slams by now.

Hingis is a good player, will always be one, she did many great things, but only in a small amount of time, where Serena and Venus still last after +10 years of pro tennis.

Same goes for Henin. They are real champions and they will keep on winning for as long as they get on court, and Hingis won't, cause she's not strong enough to do so.



Hingis is "a decent doubles player"??? :spit: You're on crack dude. I'm not saying Venus and Serena aren't great, cuz clearly they are. But saying Hingis isn't? Plain stupidity.

Polikarpov
Dec 23rd, 2009, 04:29 AM
Love seeing those four play against each other regardless of the result. The contrast between the two teams' styles of play, is what really makes them worth watching.

Polikarpov
May 14th, 2010, 10:59 AM
Lot's of amazing points from both teams!

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