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Cat's Pajamas
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:21 AM
Who do you root for when your favorite is out of the tourney or injured? For me its Lindsay Davenport and Mary Pierce, i admire how they defy the age boundaries of "peeking and prime" at young ages. So who's yours?

Derek.
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:24 AM
Nastya (if she's still active in the tournament :o ) and Masha. :cool:

j_dementieva27
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:26 AM
when elena's out, i root for daniela... and when daniela is out, i root for mary, nastya and lesser ranked players

and now, i get to root for martina again!

new-york
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:32 AM
The only one i could get almost as excited as for Venus. ALMOST.

Chanda Rubin.

yeah, General Messages is a lil boring for me. :awww:

No Name Face
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:44 AM
well if elena or serena aren't playing or are out of the tournament (re: the AO)
i'll root for nastya and venus.

bigshow21
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:47 AM
Kim Clijsters and Mary Pierce :)

Hingis+Krajicek
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:55 AM
Yeah If Martina is out its Kim or Nastya

morningglory
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:57 AM
I have a LOOOOOOOOOOOOONG list of faves, but after them comes Serena

Sir Stefwhit
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:58 AM
Kim Clijsters... it's all in the signature

PLP
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:02 AM
:) Martina is my favorite but I am really rooting for Venus and Serena to return and play well...also Mauresmo/Pierce/Clijsters/Davenport, P (who says you can't be a Hingis AND ;) Williams fan!)

1star
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:09 AM
Who do you root for when your favorite is out of the tourney or injured? For me its Lindsay Davenport and Mary Pierce, i admire how they defy the age boundaries of "peeking and prime" at young ages. So who's yours?
Yeah, I hope Mary and Lindsay each will win at least one more slams!! :)
Ai had a terrable start to the year..but she is back on track now, good performance in doha!! :)

It's a pity Na Li quitted Tennis at her prime age for two years... :o
Hope and believe she can break into another level soon! :D

Diesel
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:43 AM
Nadia Petrova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, Patty Schnyder.

Zauber
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:51 AM
after Kim Klijsters
I root for
Justin Henin and Maria Sharapova

Zauber
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:52 AM
Oh and now Martina Hingis of course

Almalyk
Mar 6th, 2006, 06:19 AM
When Nastya is out - I tend to focus on Hingis and Lena D

Martian Stacey
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:22 AM
Lindsay, Kim and Daniela :D

moonlightguard
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:07 AM
My all time favorite is Justine.

But if she's outta the tourney, I root for Kim, Venus and Martina.

Prizeidiot
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:21 AM
Probably Kim. She's consistent. Other players I like tend to lose by the time Elena does :p

If Kim is out, then I'll just go for every underdog.

~Carsten~
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:22 AM
uff that is hard to say. When Anna- Lena is out, injured or not in the draw I tend my focus on Sharapova.
But there are so many more especially all german players (and there are not a lot).

*Jool*
Mar 6th, 2006, 11:08 AM
Mauresmo and Myskina often

and others sometimes, but it really depends on the draw actually and who meets who

Mark Spruce
Mar 6th, 2006, 12:49 PM
if Mary goes out I would cheer for Linz or Tatiana Golovin

Mark

ivan88
Mar 6th, 2006, 01:12 PM
Only Martina Hingis and Elene Dementieva

~~*Elena.D*~~
Mar 6th, 2006, 01:12 PM
Davenport and Sharapova

TheBoiledEgg
Mar 6th, 2006, 01:19 PM
I got about 500-600 favs :lol:

Mightymirza
Mar 6th, 2006, 02:41 PM
If all of Mirza JHH and Dementieva is out i support myskina....

Jen&RobbyFan
Mar 6th, 2006, 02:57 PM
after all my faves.. justine, nastya, maria s, lena d.. :D

Wiggly
Mar 6th, 2006, 02:59 PM
Myskina, Dementieva, Canadians :angel:

meyerpl
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:26 PM
If Nastya is out I root for Elena Dementieva.

RR-87
Mar 6th, 2006, 04:33 PM
If Alina Jidkova is out, then Nastya
If Nastya is out, then Lena D. or Nadia or Vera
If all russians are out, then Kim and Daniella

améliemomo
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:00 PM
well if amélie is not present I root for tatiana golovin :) I like also svetlana kusznetsova.

Craigy
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:04 PM
Tati is number 2!

TeaMMashA
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:05 PM
If Big Masha is not in it i go to Little Masha!! :worship:

matthias
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:07 PM
when Grönefeld is not in, or already out then Daniela Hantuchova is my back-up

selyoink
Mar 6th, 2006, 05:51 PM
Tati is my 2nd favorite player then Lena D.

Steve-o
Mar 6th, 2006, 06:31 PM
Flavia Pennetta is my no2. :cool:

Sandra.P
Mar 6th, 2006, 06:40 PM
When my 3 big faves Grönefeld, Clijsters and Schnyder are playing I usually root for the one who needs it most, then for the second etc. After those 3 come all the back-up players I have in my signature, and also there I root first for the weakest of them.

SAEKeithSerena
Mar 6th, 2006, 06:42 PM
if serena is out, i go all the way for davenport & pierce

chuCKnorris
Mar 6th, 2006, 06:46 PM
those written with the smallest font in my signature. Lena first of all.

shirley
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:16 PM
Lindsay is my fave player and when she gets knocked out or is injured I root for my second fave player, Amelie

Martian Jeza
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:18 PM
Just read my signature ;)

hablo
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:23 PM
It's Kim Clijsters, then Anastasia Myskina :)

edit : I forgot Martina Hingis :o

Niunia
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:24 PM
Mary Pierce ,Amelie Mauresmo,
Martina Hingis and Davenport

patricktav2003
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:25 PM
venus/ Dani

Niunia
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:26 PM
and Domachowska :) of course

Martian Jeza
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:30 PM
It's Kim Clijsters, then Anastasia Myskina :)

edit : I forgot Martina Hingis :o

Martina Hingis should be your 1st :nerner:

saby
Mar 6th, 2006, 07:43 PM
When Mary is out i usually don't look the result, but i like Lindsay and Kim

AKJH
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:08 PM
My first fave is Kournikova...but since she's been out, My #1 fave is Justine henin-hardenne, and my back-up is Myskina.

If Kournikova were to come back, though, Kournikova would be my #1 again.

Kimmi
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:11 PM
My first favourites are Lindsay and Amelie. And then Elena Dementieva.

After that I have a few:

Jelena Jankovic,
Ai Sugiyama,
Anna-Lena Groenefeld,
Francesca Schiavone,
Amy Frazier.

saki
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:26 PM
In practice, after Justine, I tend to support Amelie and Serena. I also like Nastya, Patty, Tati, and Daniela but, if Justine's out, they're usually out too.. except when Justine does her occasional "I'm allergic to being too consistent, I'm going to lose in the first round" thing. ;)

Justine Fan
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:28 PM
If Justine isn't playing or is knocked out :eek: then it's:

Amelie then
Lindsay (who's replaced Alicia Molik) then
Ana Ivanovic then
Lindsay then
Tatiana Golovin

Justine Fan
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:29 PM
In practice, after Justine, I tend to support Amelie and Serena. I also like Nastya, Patty, Tati, and Daniela but, if Justine's out, they're usually out too.. except when Justine does her occasional "I'm allergic to being too consistent, I'm going to lose in the first round" thing. ;)

:haha:

I know what you mean by your last sentence :lol:

daniela86
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:32 PM
Hingis is my number 2 :cool: :rocker:

faste5683
Mar 6th, 2006, 08:55 PM
Amelie and Shenay (for the backhands), Lindsay (for the forehand :eek:
and the Aussies, Alicia Molik and Samantha Stosur (second serves :eek:
After that, Hingis, Venus, Maria, Kim, Nadia...it's all good :kiss:

:wavey:

hablo
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:03 PM
Martina Hingis should be your 1st :nerner:
I did cheer for Hingis against Kim and Nastya :secret::bolt::spit:

Havok
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:12 PM
If all the playerds on my list are out of a tournament, then I'd probably root for Clijsters and Davenport.

DragonFlame
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:16 PM
topfaves 1st justine 2nd elenaD

backup
krajicek(could turn in a topfave later, dutch ftw!!! ;) :lol: )
hingis

jfk
Mar 6th, 2006, 09:24 PM
Almost all of my favorites have been injured for a while now and out of the game. That goes for Capriati, Seles, Rubin, and Molik. They have been my 4 favorites in order over the past few years. Tough times...

However, I have grown to like some of the young talent in the absence of those aforementioned favorites. Specifically Ivanovic, Peer, Peng, and Paszek. Those 4 are near the level of my 4 injured faves. Hopefully Ivanovic can make a run at the French....because the slams have sucked for me in the past year or so.

swissmisshingis
Mar 8th, 2006, 12:12 AM
if martina's out im rooting for davenport, sharapova, or henin to win.

RJWCapriati
Mar 8th, 2006, 12:13 AM
Well my 5 favorites in Order are -

1. J. Capriati
2. M. Pierce
3. L. Davenport
4. M. Seles
5. P. Schynder

Davenselesport
Mar 8th, 2006, 12:54 AM
While Hingis was out I became a big Dementieva fan (after Indian Wells 2002)

anlavalle
Mar 8th, 2006, 02:36 AM
When Amelie is not there, I`m rooting for Sveta, Kim and all the frenchies

cometz9
Mar 8th, 2006, 02:44 AM
if venus is out then serena but i have lots of other faves besides them.

PatrickRyan
Mar 8th, 2006, 03:15 AM
When Serena isn't playing then i go for Maria Kirelinko

Reckoner
Mar 8th, 2006, 03:30 AM
I'm a Sesil K. fan :worship:
but because she's out... :mad:

Second is Daniela Hantuchova and Kim Clijsters.

I'm also starting to like Michaella Krajicek

PatrickRyan
Mar 8th, 2006, 03:31 AM
how long was her ban for?

Tom Boonen
Mar 8th, 2006, 03:46 AM
Tati is my backup :)