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Love-seles
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:41 PM
She doesn't seem to have the mind or endurance for it. i think she would have to have a really patty cake draw to win one. and even then i don't see her winning one.

ViennaCalling
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:42 PM
:rolleyes:

Today she had an off-day and Tati played unbelievable :hearts:
Last year she beat Henin on clay .... she isn't that bad! I hope she'll win a GS one day!

Bruno71
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:43 PM
I think she could definitely do it...it's just a matter of putting together a long enough string of consistent matches. She can beat anybody, so that alone gives her a shot.

Poova
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:44 PM
Myskina did. Why can't Petrova?

Williamsser
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:44 PM
Her best chance is at RG, imo.

lindsayno1
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:44 PM
petrova has completely the wrong attitude

jazar
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:45 PM
if petrova loses some weight she would have a better chance, cos my god she looked chunky this week

AnnaK_4ever
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:45 PM
Myskina did. Why can't Petrova?

because she's not Myskina :confused: :lol:

gmak
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:45 PM
well, if Myskina could win a slam, Nadia surely can too...

jazar
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:46 PM
Myskina did. Why can't Petrova?

and cake walk draws dont come along all the time

John.
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:47 PM
and cake walk draws dont come along all the time


:rolleyes:

Kuznetsova, Venus, Capriati & Dementieva - Hardly a cakewalk

Lucyxx
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:47 PM
She secured enough points here and has done well enough throughout the year to warrant an off day.

Main thing is her success against top opposition this year.

paranr
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:47 PM
She doesn't seem to have the mind or endurance for it. i think she would have to have a really patty cake draw to win one. and even then i don't see her winning one.

no, she is just gonna have to lose about 5 pounds and work on her fitness.

Tennisaddict
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:49 PM
I never thought she could win a slam to begin with.

OrdinaryfoolisNJ
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:49 PM
Petrova hired a fitness coach, which says to me she's looking at her game and herself and looking to improve. I was not a fan of hers until recently. I think she has a solid volley, intensity, and is fun to watch. I don't know if she has the mindset of a champion, but she has a good game.

jazar
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:49 PM
:rolleyes:

Kuznetsova, Venus, Capriati & Dementieva - Hardly a cakewalk

easy stuff, petrova would take that any day

John.
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:50 PM
easy stuff, petrova would take that any day

:lol: And then lose to Morigami

jazar
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:52 PM
:lol: And then lose to Morigami

oh yeah, cos morigami's time to go deep into a slam is jsut around the corner

Serena!
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:55 PM
I dont either...but if she ever does...she's going to have to get her mental game up because she just chokes way too much and gets way too nervous.
She has the skill just not the mental capability

TaxPower
Apr 8th, 2007, 06:55 PM
me neither

Aaron.
Apr 8th, 2007, 07:22 PM
No one did.

jamatthews
Apr 8th, 2007, 08:39 PM
Myskina did. Why can't Petrova?

Myskina is a major choker, but she's also 100 times more of a fighter than Nadia. Myskina playing her worst tennis made the Wimbledon QFs. She also had to save a match point (more than 1?) to win her Grand Slam.

LCS
Apr 8th, 2007, 08:40 PM
neither do I...especially as long as bigger species like Justine, the Williamses and Sharapova roam the tennis world...:D

amirhendel
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:04 PM
she too young....

did u belive that Amelie will ever win a major! and even 2! in the same year!?!?!

cellophane
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:10 PM
Threads like this always pop up after losses. :lol:

timafi
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:11 PM
she too young....

did u belive that Amelie will ever win a major! and even 2! in the same year!?!?!

Amelie made the finals at a Grand Slam at 19 and won her first title at 1997 at 18:rolleyes:
I'll remind you that Amelie has always made quarters or better in all the slams but at RG

Nadia won her first singles title in 2005 at 23
so let's not go there:wavey:

AnnaK_4ever
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:16 PM
Amelie made the finals at a Grand Slam at 19 and won her first title at 1997 at 18:rolleyes:
I'll remind you that Amelie has always made quarters or better in all the slams but at RG

Nadia won her first singles title in 2005 at 23
so let's not go there:wavey:

Actually Amelie won her first title in the end of 1999 when she was 20. And she began to make it to the QF or further regularly since 2002.

timafi
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:18 PM
Actually Amelie won her first title in the end of 1999 when she was 20. And she began to make it to the QF or further regularly since 2002.

sorry my bad:lol: :lol: but you see what I mean:wavey:

AnnaK_4ever
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:26 PM
sorry my bad:lol: :lol: but you see what I mean:wavey:

Yes, i do.

As for Nadia she should to remember how to win matches at GS first. I mean she couldn't make it to the 4th round since AO-2006. But with good draw she always has a shot at RG, her fighting spirit remains to be a big issue though...

Minotaur
Apr 8th, 2007, 09:31 PM
The main problem of Nadia is not her weight but her tactical weakness. She almost always has the same game plan. Unlike Myskina btw.

Still she is a very strong player and can win a slam though lucky draw is required.

amirhendel
Apr 8th, 2007, 10:01 PM
Amelie made the finals at a Grand Slam at 19 and won her first title at 1997 at 18:rolleyes:
I'll remind you that Amelie has always made quarters or better in all the slams but at RG

Nadia won her first singles title in 2005 at 23
so let's not go there:wavey:

yes but till AO and maybe till Wimbi in 2006 season Amelie was the looser of the tour... btw im happy she isn't anymore...

and i think this thread is more like about Nadia's mentally and not about her tennis skills...

Monica_Rules
Apr 8th, 2007, 10:04 PM
I think without her injury Nadia would have won the french last year. Shes never reached the same form as clay last year maybe she can get it back this year.