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Danke Anke
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:41 AM
They showed her on ESPN at some charity thing and she looked like she had dropped at least 25 lbs since we last saw her -- I seriously hope she is able to make a comeback because she looks great and is finally fit...

HotSpot
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:44 AM
pic plz...

TM
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:57 AM
I know you cannot post g3ttyimages here but if you go to g3ttyimages.com > click Editorial > type Monica Seles you can see beautiful, and I mean very sexy recent pics of our beloved Monica :kiss: and pics of the charity even in Sydney.

LiliaLee-Frazier
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:59 AM
I know!!! She looked lik a RUNWAY :sport: model :kiss: !!!! :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts:

Daniel
Jan 26th, 2005, 09:59 AM
any pics please?

volta
Jan 26th, 2005, 10:00 AM
will she comeback to the tour?

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 04:18 PM
For anyone interested - We have some pictures on our forum that a member took when she met Monica at the "Legends doubles" at the Opera House. They are under the "Fan Experiences" section. The thread is called "Leisa & Monica at the Opera House 2005."

LostInThe80s
Jan 26th, 2005, 04:22 PM
They showed her on ESPN at some charity thing and she looked like she had dropped at least 25 lbs since we last saw her -- I seriously hope she is able to make a comeback because she looks great and is finally fit...

How do I say this without upsetting anyone? :scratch: Is it thin thin or Monica thin? What I mean is a 10 going down to a size 4 is thin thin but a size 10 moving down to a size 8 isn't a big deal, though any weight loss is a good thing if you're, in fact, trying to lose weight.

mishar
Jan 26th, 2005, 04:33 PM
I have to say, I've been following Monica forever and I know exactly what you mean, lost in the 80s, about Monica thin. But judging from that videoclip someone posted last week after the Wilander exhibition, she actually looks thin thin. I mean, she really looks like a different body type than anytime since the stabbing. Of course photos can be deceiving.

LostInThe80s
Jan 26th, 2005, 04:38 PM
I have to say, I've been following Monica forever and I know exactly what you mean, lost in the 80s, about Monica thin. But judging from that videoclip someone posted last week after the Wilander exhibition, she actually looks thin thin. I mean, she really looks like a different body type than anytime since the stabbing. Of course photos can be deceiving.

Thank you! :) I wasn't trying to insult Monica but I just know from my own experience when somebody says that someone else lost a lot of weight, I'm usually disappointed because usually the weight loss is moderate. I'll just have to wait for someone to post a pic.

earthcrystal
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:04 PM
Just caught a glimpse last night as I wasn't paying much attn at the time. But what I HEARD made me take more notice than what I saw. Cliffie said something about how Monica "still hasn't given up hope of making a comeback"...but unfortunately, he failed to follow up. Last I heard OZ '05 was her "goal" to return, so I'd been losing all hope. Now I have some again. I've been out of the loop, so can someone please tell me if there is more about this.

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:07 PM
Just caught a glimpse last night as I wasn't paying much attn at the time. But what I HEARD made me take more notice than what I saw. Cliffie said something about how Monica "still hasn't given up hope of making a comeback"...but unfortunately, he failed to follow up. Last I heard OZ '05 was her "goal" to return, so I'd been losing all hope. Now I have some again. I've been out of the loop, so can someone please tell me if there is more about this.

We have current articles and pictures up on our site :wavey:

casino
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:07 PM
Just caught a glimpse last night as I wasn't paying much attn at the time. But what I HEARD made me take more notice than what I saw. Cliffie said something about how Monica "still hasn't given up hope of making a comeback"...but unfortunately, he failed to follow up. Last I heard OZ '05 was her "goal" to return, so I'd been losing all hope. Now I have some again. I've been out of the loop, so can someone please tell me if there is more about this.

I think she's supposed to be playing a few exhibitions against Navratilova very soon to test her foot. If everything goes well, I think we can expect Monica to start playing around March. Can anyone confirm these exhibitions and their dates?

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:09 PM
Seles vs Navratilova
Auckland, NZ
February 01, 2005

Seles vs Navratilova
Christchurch, NZ
February 03, 2005

casino
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:11 PM
Seles vs Navratilova
Auckland, NZ
February 01, 2005

Seles vs Navratilova
Christchurch, NZ
February 03, 2005

Thanks! It's sooner than I thought! :worship:

mishar
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:16 PM
Hi earthcrystal! I think the scoop is that for about six weeks she's felt the injury is really healed and she's been playing without pain. So she started seriously training again, but it was too late for the Aussie Open. It seems that over the last six months or a year, she's made a really huge effort to get in shape. I don't have the link, but someone posted a video of her and Wilander where she seemed thinner than I've seen her in ten years.

So I think if she feels healthy, she might be playing again in March, or perhaps waiting until Amelia Island and the clay season.

Brave girl if she does!

earthcrystal
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:24 PM
Thanks everyone for the info. Wow, y'all are quick! :)

**waves to old friends**

Volcana
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:29 PM
Y'know, I've been hearing 'Monica got thin' for five years. I'll believe it when she shows up something form fitting, and I can see for myself.

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:33 PM
Y'know, I've been hearing 'Monica got thin' for five years. I'll believe it when she shows up something form fitting, and I can see for myself.

Well you should check out the latest pictures of her on my forum - she is in fantastic shape. The best since 1992 in my opinion.

LeRoy.
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:38 PM
Well you should check out the latest pictures of her on my forum - she is in fantastic shape. The best since 1992 in my opinion.
Maybe for some people you should post just one picture here ;)

mishar
Jan 26th, 2005, 05:55 PM
Y'know, I've been hearing 'Monica got thin' for five years. I'll believe it when she shows up something form fitting, and I can see for myself.
We all await your judgement breathlessly, Lord Highness.

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:05 PM
Maybe for some people you should post just one picture here ;)

Ok, but not for long - here is two.... ;)

Pictures have been removed now - although I was quoted (wasnt thinking about that) :smash: oh well, enjoy ;)

LostInThe80s
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:10 PM
Ok, but not for long - here is two.... ;)

http://www.monicaselessite.com/images/memberpics/Leisa03/monica9.jpg

http://www.monicaselessite.com/images/memberpics/Leisa03/monica18.jpg

Thanks! She does look thin, maybe even a little frail. Don't mean that as insult but saying she looks a bit frail illustrates that I think she's lost a lot of weight.

Cam'ron Giles
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:48 PM
OMG...that first pic is just :haha: :haha:

I'm not laughing at Monica...just the pic...:lol:

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:54 PM
OMG...that first pic is just :haha: :haha:

I'm not laughing at Monica...just the pic...:lol:

Whats wrong with the pic?

Cam'ron Giles
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:55 PM
Whats wrong with the pic?
It just looks funny...no disrespect to Monica...she looks great...:D

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 06:57 PM
It just looks funny...no disrespect to Monica...she looks great...:D

Yes, she is hitting a two handed backhand slice volley. Dont see that too often anymore. I sure have missed seeing her play.

jrm
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:07 PM
Look at those arms ... they look thin

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:10 PM
They showed her on ESPN at some charity thing and she looked like she had dropped at least 25 lbs since we last saw her -- I seriously hope she is able to make a comeback because she looks great and is finally fit...


Bulimia now? :eek:

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:14 PM
I think she's supposed to be playing a few exhibitions against Navratilova very soon to test her foot. If everything goes well, I think we can expect Monica to start playing around March. Can anyone confirm these exhibitions and their dates?


You really think a match against a 50-year-old woman is a serious test?
:confused:

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:17 PM
Well you should check out the latest pictures of her on my forum - she is in fantastic shape. The best since 1992 in my opinion.


Hmm, you may be right - but don't forget the post-traumatic stress syndrome caused by The Stabbing!

CoryAnnAvants#1
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:22 PM
You really think a match against a 50-year-old woman is a serious test?
:confused:
Considering she'd still be among the top 100 or 120 players in the world if she played a full singles schedule...yes, it is a serious test.

CoryAnnAvants#1
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:23 PM
Thanks! She does look thin, maybe even a little frail. Don't mean that as insult but saying she looks a bit frail illustrates that I think she's lost a lot of weight.
Whoever thought we'd be hearing "Monica" and "looking frail" in the same sentence:eek:

Goddamn, look at her legs in the first pic...she looks fantastic! Provided her injury really is healed, we could see her back in the top 20 (maybe even 15) by the end of the year.

Bezz
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:26 PM
I hope she is actually fit and healthy, cos those pics make her look alittle ill and thin. :confused:

Kart
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:32 PM
Y'know, I've been hearing 'Monica got thin' for five years. I'll believe it when she shows up something form fitting, and I can see for myself.
It's not hard to see if you look properly.

Thin or not, Monica is still :inlove:.

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:44 PM
Considering she'd still be among the top 100 or 120 players in the world if she played a full singles schedule...yes, it is a serious test.


You got a point here ...
;)

bbypk
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:50 PM
she looks ill,anorexic...hope she is healthy

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 07:55 PM
You people are something else.

In the past she needed to lose some weight - now she looks too skiny? :rolleyes: How skiny is Sharapova?

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:00 PM
Hmm, you may be right - but don't forget the post-traumatic stress syndrome caused by The Stabbing!

And dont forget that Steffi's rise to #1 was average :wavey: where as Monica's was unbelieveable ;)

Topher950
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:01 PM
She does look a little thin....but thats probably because, not to be mean...as she is my favorite player...but we are used to seeing her the other way!! Im glad...this means that she is serious about coming back!!! I know she can do it. As far as it being a test against a 50 yr old women, why dont we ask Gisela Dulko..who beat her, but it was not an easy time, may i remind u dulko is top 30! I really want her back, hearing those grunts GO MONICA!!!

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:04 PM
And dont forget that Steffi's rise to #1 was average :wavey: where as Monica's was unbelieveable ;)


At the age Monica was stabbed (19 years, 5 months) Graf had won a Golden Grand Slam and led the WTA rankings with more than 120 points already ...

:worship: :worship: :worship:

faboozadoo15
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:09 PM
:rolleyes: some of you people are ridiculous.
she's very thin for her, but hey, she's going to have to play a little differently in her comeback anyway, she might as well be thin as to keep the pressure off her foot. tennis player or not, she looks more beautiful now than perhaps ever (hungarian women peak late ;) )
she will undoubtedly be picking up some muscle mass over the next months if she is indeed coming back. it's a great start for her to get rid of all fat while dieting. who would have thought she would lose weight with a foot injury? all that swimming and consulting (finally!) with a dietician has payed off for her.
whatever she decides to do from here, i really hope she enjoys! best case scenario is that her direction would be toward a return to professional tennis, imo. she's finally got a great shape and could really have a fantastic year starting on the clay! go monica!!!

oh, and her hair looks awesome too, lol.

faboozadoo15
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:10 PM
At the age Monica was stabbed (19 years, 5 months) Graf had won a Golden Grand Slam and led the WTA rankings with more than 120 points already ...

:worship: :worship: :worship:
and then monica came and took that all away within just 2 years of professional tennis on tour :tape:
next.

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:15 PM
and then monica came and took that all away within just 2 years of professional tennis on tour :tape:
next.


In March 1990 Monica had not won anything yet.
Enter Nicole Meissner ...
Nicole changed the history of women's tennis. Steffi never was the same player again. Post-traumatic stress syndrome.

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:32 PM
:rolleyes: some of you people are ridiculous.
she's very thin for her, but hey, she's going to have to play a little differently in her comeback anyway, she might as well be thin as to keep the pressure off her foot. tennis player or not, she looks more beautiful now than perhaps ever (hungarian women peak late ;) )
she will undoubtedly be picking up some muscle mass over the next months if she is indeed coming back. it's a great start for her to get rid of all fat while dieting. who would have thought she would lose weight with a foot injury? all that swimming and consulting (finally!) with a dietician has payed off for her.
whatever she decides to do from here, i really hope she enjoys! best case scenario is that her direction would be toward a return to professional tennis, imo. she's finally got a great shape and could really have a fantastic year starting on the clay! go monica!!!

oh, and her hair looks awesome too, lol.

Great post :yeah:

R&J
Jan 26th, 2005, 08:37 PM
At the age Monica was stabbed (19 years, 5 months) Graf had won a Golden Grand Slam and led the WTA rankings with more than 120 points already ...

:worship: :worship: :worship:

Yes, but how many years on the tour did it take her to do that? Remember, we had this discussion already ;) and you became a coward and would never answere certain questions. So lets not go there again unless you want to look like a fool again (as always).

Calimero377
Jan 26th, 2005, 09:03 PM
Yes, but how many years on the tour did it take her to do that? Remember, we had this discussion already ;) and you became a coward and would never answere certain questions. So lets not go there again unless you want to look like a fool again (as always).

What of

"At the age Monica was stabbed (19 years, 5 months) Graf had won a Golden Grand Slam and led the WTA rankings with more than 120 points already ..."

you couldn't read?

PointBlank
Jan 26th, 2005, 09:18 PM
:eek: Monica :hearts:

casino
Jan 26th, 2005, 09:26 PM
What of

"At the age Monica was stabbed (19 years, 5 months) Graf had won a Golden Grand Slam and led the WTA rankings with more than 120 points already ..."

you couldn't read?

But she only had 5 slams, as opposed to 8 of Seles by that age. And Seles had a 3-1 edge in grandslam finals against your precious Graf. So what's your point? :rolleyes: Also, in 1993 Monica at age 19 never got a chance to attempt going for a grandslam as she was stabbed. If Steffi was stabbed in 1988 after the Australian, guess what "no golden slam for your steffi". :rolleyes:

And could you please stop ruining every thread with your obsession about Steffi? Why do you even bother entering a Monica thread, just to put her down and talk about Steffi? GET A LIFE.

starr
Jan 26th, 2005, 09:29 PM
Wow! She looks great. This is the first time I've seen Monica look this good since before the stabbing. She looks like she did as 17 or 18.

Seles_Beckham
Jan 26th, 2005, 11:24 PM
Monika :worship: :worship: Hope to see you soon on a tennis court:bounce:

Alley
Jan 26th, 2005, 11:38 PM
WOW. Looks like Monica has gone from scarfing down the donuts to throwing up the donuts. Kinda scary.

Grice
Jan 27th, 2005, 12:09 AM
i hope mOnica hasn't lOst her sting and grit, her match-toughness

Philip
Jan 27th, 2005, 12:28 AM
lets just wait till she is actually back on court playing tournaments.
we've waited so long for her comeback and to be healthy, lets not dissapoint ourselves if she decides not to comeback professionally.

:)

oh and monica looks fantastic! :hearts:

Rocketta
Jan 27th, 2005, 12:36 AM
WOW. Looks like Monica has gone from scarfing down the donuts to throwing up the donuts. Kinda scary.
ok, this was wrong on so many levels...................but I have to admit I laughed. I know bad Rocketta. :(

CondiLicious
Jan 27th, 2005, 12:42 AM
hahaha this feels kinda surreal. For years and years seeing posts about how Monica was overweight and now reading that she's too thin. Who woulda thought... :lol: I think she looks delicious :drool:

arcus
Jan 27th, 2005, 12:52 AM
In my ideal world Monica would come back and take the tour by storm. Good for her, monica is certainly looking really slim! Amazing.

You would expect that leaving the tour/training an athlete would gain weight rather than lose it. Makes me wonder if away from the grind of the tournaments, Monica is just plain happier. If so, I hope she does what makes her happy, even if it means not playing and dissappointing fans like me.

jenny161185
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:06 AM
wow she looks great - very thin indeed I really hopeshe can come back!

Martian KC
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:10 AM
I'm sorry, but that is way too thin for Monica.:-/

faboozadoo15
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:16 AM
In my ideal world Monica would come back and take the tour by storm. Good for her, monica is certainly looking really slim! Amazing.

You would expect that leaving the tour/training an athlete would gain weight rather than lose it. Makes me wonder if away from the grind of the tournaments, Monica is just plain happier. If so, I hope she does what makes her happy, even if it means not playing and dissappointing fans like me.
i'm nearly certain that it was a change in lifestyle that abled monica to lose weight. not everyone who is overweight eats a lot. it has a lot to do with what you eat, when, and why. also, a lot of swimming mixed with a great diet will elongate the muscles and make one much leaner.

anyway, i can't see monica maintaining her very thin physique and winning a whole lotta matches. she WILL gain muscle weight back and could be a great palyer again if she wants to.

STILL, i think she looks beautiful like this and like always!
GO MONICA!

Jarrett
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:16 AM
Guys she is not as skinny as she was before her layoff. So looks great IMO. I think the pictures shown aren't the best cause they show the ones she looks thinest. If you see the others, she looks great and not sickly at all.

faboozadoo15
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:18 AM
I'm sorry, but that is way too thin for Monica.:-/
what do you mean by that-- that she doesn't look good? that she won't be able to play good tennis in her shape? i'm not being sarcastic, i really want to know what you mean.

because i can guarantee that if monica was 10-15 lbs heavier, people would be saying "she lost weight? what weight? where?" also, i really don't expect her to stay that thin if she comes back to the tour. she will certainly need to add more muscle.

CoryAnnAvants#1
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:46 AM
what do you mean by that-- that she doesn't look good? that she won't be able to play good tennis in her shape? i'm not being sarcastic, i really want to know what you mean.

because i can guarantee that if monica was 10-15 lbs heavier, people would be saying "she lost weight? what weight? where?" also, i really don't expect her to stay that thin if she comes back to the tour. she will certainly need to add more muscle.
I disagree with that last part. Power isn't about muscle, it's about timing. Look at Maria Sharapova, Jie Zheng, or Anastasia Myskina (when she wants to, she can rip a good backhand). Just because Monica has lost a lot of weight though doesn't necessarily mean she will be a speed demon around the court. Look at Lindsay Davenport when she first came back. She was REALLY thin, but her movement was the same and the weight loss actually hindered some of her power.

I still think Monica will have a really successful clay court season though. She's stubborn and a perfectionist. Monica has said time and time again that she'll only come back not just only if she is healthy, but also if she is playing at a level that she's used to. Once she makes the comeback, expect her to shoot back into the top 15 in 8-10 months.

faboozadoo15
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:57 AM
i think lindsays weight loss has led to her getting A LOT more balls back. she used to just watch them by. she's still not "fast" but she doesn't need to be.

and monica's power has always been about timing... so i doubt she would lose that. we'll see. i hope she can still rip the ball, and i KNOW she won't come back if she can't. that's her favorite part ;)

R&J
Jan 27th, 2005, 02:14 AM
Monica looks fantastic. I am very proud of the way she has stuck with this diet and getting fit. I hope she comes back and gives us all another glimpse of her greatness.

And I should add that these photos were taken by a member of my forum - just want to give her props for this - thanks Leisa :kiss:

Martian KC
Jan 27th, 2005, 02:32 AM
what do you mean by that-- that she doesn't look good? that she won't be able to play good tennis in her shape? i'm not being sarcastic, i really want to know what you mean.

because i can guarantee that if monica was 10-15 lbs heavier, people would be saying "she lost weight? what weight? where?" also, i really don't expect her to stay that thin if she comes back to the tour. she will certainly need to add more muscle.

I just can't see that as being a healthy weight to maintain. My own preference, I guess.

MistyGrey
Jan 27th, 2005, 03:09 AM
Monica looks fantastic! this is the thinnest I've seen her since 92 wimby.. :bounce:

_Cell-chuk
Jan 27th, 2005, 07:59 AM
I hope Jennifer sees Monica and learns a thing or two from her, And starts losing weight.

ttaM
Jan 27th, 2005, 08:59 AM
I wonder how this weight loss will affect her game, especially power wise. Her arms do look a lot skinner (and her legs). I remember reading a few months ago that she was on the Atkins Diet.

Daniel
Jan 27th, 2005, 10:02 AM
Monica :hearts:

SerialKiller#69
Jan 27th, 2005, 12:31 PM
That's not the kind of think I was hoping to see. She looks frail. Maybe it's the outfit though.

Doublebackhand
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:32 PM
i have to say its really inspiration to me to see monica still trying after such a lengthy injury lay-off. for someone who has achieved so much, got nothing more to prove, yet still trying so hard! and every so often i found myself giving up on really easy situations!!
anyhow, i somehow felt that her comeback wont be that successful in terms of rankings/titles coz the field has really moved ahead so much since 2003. look at the tough matches lindsay had (and she is #1).
and last of all, the monica vs steffi debate is sooo stale, pur-leeeeeez!

Consigliere
Jan 27th, 2005, 01:58 PM
Bulimia now? :eek:

Agreed. Skinny is not neccesarily fit, she looks painfully thin. Look at Serena she is fit but neccessarily thin. Heck she would've been better to put on 10 and bulk herself up like Jen. This way she'll just be hopeless to the ever increasing power of the womens game.

R&J
Jan 27th, 2005, 02:27 PM
Monica looks fantastic! this is the thinnest I've seen her since 92 wimby.. :bounce:

Agreed :yeah: We have more pictures of Monica from the Legends doubles on our forum.

CoryAnnAvants#1
Jan 27th, 2005, 05:09 PM
Agreed. Skinny is not neccesarily fit, she looks painfully thin. Look at Serena she is fit but neccessarily thin. Heck she would've been better to put on 10 and bulk herself up like Jen. This way she'll just be hopeless to the ever increasing power of the womens game.
No she wouldn't have. Monica said that her doctor told her if she wanted ANY hope of returning to tennis, even at just a recreational level, she HAD to reduce the amount of weight on her foot. It wasn't a "it would be good if you did" situation. She didn't have another option.

So she lost a shitload of weight and looks fantastic. If it affects her power a bit, so what? She'll still be able to play for the rest of her life, which is just what she wanted all along.

TM
Jan 27th, 2005, 05:14 PM
No she wouldn't have. Monica said that her doctor told her if she wanted ANY hope of returning to tennis, even at just a recreational level, she HAD to reduce the amount of weight on her foot. It wasn't a "it would be good if you did" situation. She didn't have another option.

So she lost a shitload of weight and looks fantastic. If it affects her power a bit, so what? She'll still be able to play for the rest of her life, which is just what she wanted all along.
That's RIght! That's Right!
She'll look frail to some people because they are used to the big thick Monica.
No more pressure on her feet so less injuries and MORE MONICA!!! :bounce:
You wait and see when she comes back.

hingis-seles
Jan 27th, 2005, 05:47 PM
And dont forget that Steffi's rise to #1 was average :wavey: where as Monica's was unbelieveable ;)
and then monica came and took that all away within just 2 years of professional tennis on tour :tape:
next.
How dare you! :fiery:

Don't you guys know it's "Be kind to animals" week? :devil:

Calimero377
Jan 27th, 2005, 05:50 PM
Monica looks fantastic! this is the thinnest I've seen her since 92 wimby.. :bounce:


You are right. Summer of 92 was Monica's peak. She had her best result at the most important tournament (Wimbledon) that year. After that she visibly gained weight which hampered her a lot especially post-96.

Calimero377
Jan 27th, 2005, 05:57 PM
But she only had 5 slams, as opposed to 8 of Seles by that age. And Seles had a 3-1 edge in grandslam finals against your precious Graf. So what's your point? :rolleyes: Also, in 1993 Monica at age 19 never got a chance to attempt going for a grandslam as she was stabbed. If Steffi was stabbed in 1988 after the Australian, guess what "no golden slam for your steffi". :rolleyes: ....

OK, because she wouldn't have won FO 88 and the GGS. But 21 slams and an Olympic gold medal would not have been bad either.

BTW, ASV and Navi had a 2-1 edge in slam finals against Graf at the beginning. So what? The outcome in the end - that's important.

GoDominique
Jan 27th, 2005, 06:07 PM
:bolt:

I saw her on TV today. She looked totally different!
Yeah, I would also tend to say she's almost too thin, but maybe that's just because it's a sudden change to me as I hadn't seen for quite a while.

TartarVicario
Jan 27th, 2005, 06:44 PM
From the pix,is she underweight? :sad:

manu32
Jan 27th, 2005, 07:17 PM
is it important?????

R&J
Jan 27th, 2005, 07:18 PM
You are right. Summer of 92 was Monica's peak. She had her best result at the most important tournament (Wimbledon) that year. After that she visibly gained weight which hampered her a lot especially post-96.

That is your opinion, not a fact. I think 92 was not Monica's peak, she was still building up to that during that time. She was better in 91 then she was the year before. She was better in 92 then the year before, and I believe that she was going to be even better in 93 then the year before that. So saying that 92 was Monica's peak in her career, is just your opinion - not a fact. It wasnt like Monica changed after the 92 Wimbledon :rolleyes:

pierce0415
Jan 27th, 2005, 07:19 PM
http://www.wtatour.atponline.net/global/photogallery/melbourne2/f_09.jpg

picture

mishar
Jan 27th, 2005, 07:20 PM
Ohh come on you ppl can't be serious! LOL Overweight, form-fitting, underweight, frail, I think some people here aren't interested in tennis as much as telling other people they are too fat or too thin.

Btw thin doesn't equal fit nor does "fat" equal unfit. Jan-Michael Gambill is famous for his ripped abs, but Brad Gilbert said the other night he was the slowest player on the ATP tour, whereas Nalbandian famously has love handles and yet is a speedy demon on the court. Obviously Monica's fitness held her back a lot in the past, but we'll have to wait and see how she does, if she returns. The only thing that matters is on the court, not in the photos. There's a lot of factors besides fat and thin. Even though she was out of shape, and playing with pain, she was still one of the top players through Feb of 2003. But she was very strong even if she wasn't moving well, and she might need to regain leg strength if she comes back to the tour.