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Zl@tko
Oct 13th, 2002, 04:15 PM
I just found this very nice pic:

http://photos.wtastarz.com/data/500/4552pht_l_073.jpg

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 04:30 PM
Martina and Monica made a good doubles team, too bad they both were exhausted

Monica_Rules
Oct 13th, 2002, 04:35 PM
They beat williams/williams the week before and beat Raymond/Stubbs here so they would have been a great team for the rest of the year!

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 04:42 PM
Monica really needs to play more doubles, she should play some more with AnnaK, they won a title a couple of years ago

Becool
Oct 13th, 2002, 05:19 PM
That pic is from Sydney

selesrules
Oct 13th, 2002, 05:26 PM
I have this match on tape and it is :eek: awesome :eek: monica/martina saved several match points, it was just an incredible and very competitive match. Also in the pic you posted, Monica shows incredible athletism! Wow, what a get!

oggie
Oct 13th, 2002, 05:36 PM
You are so lucky, selesrules. I always wanted to see that match, but it wasn't shown here in Canada.

joaco
Oct 13th, 2002, 05:47 PM
wow, I would love to see that match. How many match points did they save?

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 06:20 PM
its strange to see Serena without blonde hair!

england_rules
Oct 13th, 2002, 06:39 PM
who won this match?!?!?

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 06:42 PM
Monica and Martina did

england_rules
Oct 13th, 2002, 06:54 PM
Ok thanx mmcdonald!!!!!!

RYNJ
Oct 13th, 2002, 06:55 PM
Originally posted by mmcdonald
Monica and Martina did

Venus and Serena won the Aussie Open 2001.

Hingis and Seles won at Sydney

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:10 PM
i was talking about the match

and martina and monica pulled out of sydney in the SF's i believe

selesrules
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:12 PM
It's been a while since I saw it, but I am pretty sure it was 4 match points saved. I think the score was 6-4, 3-6, 7-6.

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:14 PM
Well before that, Monica saved 6 match points to beat serena

selesrules
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:16 PM
Well, the Serena match happened later that same year. The doubles match was in january 2001, the Seles/Serena match was in july or august. I wish I could see the Monica/Serena match but nobody seems to find it...

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:32 PM
there are a couple of sites online that have it

disposablehero
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:36 PM
I remember the first 3 matches Monica and Martina played together. They beat Williams/Williams, Raymond/Stubbs, and Davenport/Morariu. :eek:

CJ07
Oct 13th, 2002, 07:58 PM
They make a good team

hingis-seles
Oct 13th, 2002, 11:26 PM
Which website has the Seles/Serena match online?

I'm dying to see this match and Serena/Seles.

tennisvideos
Oct 14th, 2002, 12:30 AM
You can get it from Sports Resources:

website: http://www.users.bigpond.com/tennisvideos1/

email: tennis.videos@macunlimited.net

KoOlMaNsEaN
Oct 14th, 2002, 12:41 AM
good pic. it wouldve been great if they wouldve won the oz

Justin
Oct 14th, 2002, 12:44 AM
That is a great site...... but it doesn't have the seles/serena JP Morgan match.

Mateo Mathieu
Oct 14th, 2002, 02:39 AM
They should team up again :p

I saw the live match and it was so awesome!! :D I think they saved four match points!! They reached the semis at the Adidas International with won over the Williamses and Davenport/Morariu!! Martina pulled out of the semis due got blister. They faced Raymond/Stubbs in the first round of the Australian Open and they won the match!! They also reached the semis there and losing to the Williamses.

CJ07
Oct 14th, 2002, 03:38 AM
I think that they're doubles had alot to do with their losses at the Australian that year. Monica was up 4-2 in the second against JCap but lost :( and Hingis was hella tired after beating Serena AND Venus

oggie
Oct 14th, 2002, 03:47 AM
I don't think that playing doubles affected either player significantly. Monica was playing very defensively the whole tourament and just couldn't find her form. Martina was possibly a bit tired for the finals, but if she was, it was mostly due to that 8-6 final third set against Serena.

CJ07
Oct 14th, 2002, 03:49 AM
They both said they were tired from playing all the doubles, and with Monica not exactly in the best shape it took its toll

tennisvideos
Oct 14th, 2002, 01:36 PM
Sorry Justin - I meant that Sports Resources have the Seles/Hingis v Williams doubles match.

Experimentee
Oct 14th, 2002, 01:51 PM
I remember watching that match on tv. The commentator said "Three of the greatest ever female players all on the same court - and then theres Serena!" How things have changed ;)

Pureracket
Oct 14th, 2002, 02:21 PM
Originally posted by KoolManSteven
good pic. it wouldve been great if they wouldve won the oz

They DID win Oz.

Pureracket
Oct 14th, 2002, 02:24 PM
Hingis has wonderful muscle tone in her legs in that pic. I don't really notice that now. Maybe that's something that she's going to work on in her off season.

Mateo Mathieu
Oct 14th, 2002, 02:40 PM
clocker, KoolManSteven refered the team won the Australian Open title

Pureracket
Oct 14th, 2002, 07:32 PM
AlexSydney,
Wasn't it the Williams sisters that year?

hingis-seles
Oct 14th, 2002, 08:36 PM
Thanks for the link, tennisvideos!

:D

Mateo Mathieu
Oct 14th, 2002, 10:13 PM
clocker, yes you're right. KoolManSteven was hope that Hingis/Seles won this title :p