View Full Version : Looks like Martina's request for singles - denied

Jun 13th, 2003, 08:53 PM
Looks like Martina won't get a singels wild card after all.
The other two wild cards were announced, (on the thread for the tourny on this board).

I think they made the right choice.

Although it would be fun to see in an exhibition type event, I don't think it shows respect to the other players to give her a wildcard for singles.

Jun 13th, 2003, 09:18 PM

great smash
Jun 13th, 2003, 09:39 PM
If that's true, and if I were her, I'd not play that tournament altogether.

Jun 13th, 2003, 09:47 PM
I don't think she will be bitter. She knew that she might not get it. If she were to pull out now - that would not be very classy. She is a doubles player. She said she wanted to play singles to help her doubles. Well, she can still do that. She can still practice with the others while there. I know Jennifer likes to hit with Martina when they are at the same events, (probably because she will benefit from all of Martina's experience).

Jun 13th, 2003, 09:50 PM
You mean for wimbledon?

King Lindsay
Jun 13th, 2003, 10:02 PM
You mean for wimbledon?


Jun 14th, 2003, 12:37 AM
KL your still opening your BIG MOUTH???

Venus Forever
Jun 14th, 2003, 12:53 AM
So, who were the two wild cards?? I'm too lazy to go check the other forum. :o

Jun 14th, 2003, 10:39 AM

Jun 14th, 2003, 10:58 AM
the 2 British girls got the Wild Cards.

Jun 14th, 2003, 11:24 AM
So no "ridiculous" matches for Jelena this year...

Jun 14th, 2003, 11:30 AM
Officially, Martina retired from singles play already, so maybe the decision is justified.:angel:

Jun 14th, 2003, 11:37 AM
Maybe her results last year had something to do with their decision. She has nothing left to prove and I agree that they shouldn't give her a WC. She's still one of my favorite players but she's been retired for 9 years now. Kick ass in doubles! Rack up those titles, Nav!