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Cp6uja
Aug 10th, 2007, 01:09 PM
:bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: SERBIAN WTA :bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:
:bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown: Hall of Fame:bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:





Monica Seles (1)
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/116/311857952_f007cdec8b_m.jpg
#1 debut: March 11, 1991


Ana Ivanovic (1)
http://images.tvnz.co.nz/tvnz_images/sport/tennis/ivanovic_ana_win_d.jpg
#1 debut: June 9, 2008


Jelena Jankovic (1)
http://www.serbianembassy.jp/SLIKE/OSTALE/JelenaJ.jpg
#1 debut: August 16, 2008





With Honorable Mention:

Jelena Dokic (4)
http://www.elrancahuaso.cl/tmp_images/133/noticia_6639_normal.jpg
#4 debut: August 19, 2002









Since WTA ranking exist (1975, Open Era) only 6 players from Serbia reach WTA TOP100.
But 4 of this 6 girls reach TOP5 position sometime in theys careers!!!

Countries with TOP5 players: USA (15), RUS (5), SRB (4), GER (4), AUS (4), FRA (3), CZE (3), GBR (3), BEL (2), ESP (2), BUL (2), SUI (1), RSA (1), ARG (1), JPN (1), CRO (1), SVK (1), NED (1) and BLR (1).




WTA HALL OF FAME - #1 PLAYERS

1. Chris Evert (since Nov 03, 1975)
2. Evonne Goolagong Cawley (since Apr 26, 1976)
3. Martina Navratilova (since Jul 10, 1978)
4. Tracy Austin (since Apr 07, 1980)
5. Steffi Graf (since Aug 17, 1987)
6. Monica Seles (since Mar 11, 1991)
7. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (since Feb 06, 1995)
8. Martina Hingis (since Mar 31, 1997)
9. Lindsay Davenport (since Oct 12, 1998)
10. Jennifer Capriati (since Oct 15, 2001)
11. Venus Williams (since Feb 25, 2002)
12. Serena Williams (since Jul 08, 2002)
13. Kim Clijsters (since Aug 11, 2003)
14. Justine Henin (since Oct 20, 2003)
15. Amelie Mauresmo (since Sep 13, 2004)
16. Maria Sharapova (since Aug 22, 2005)
17. Ana Ivanovic (since June 9, 2008)
18. Jelena Jankovic (since Aug 11, 2008)


#1 By Countries:
1. USA (8)
2. Serbia (3)
3. Belgium (2)
4. Germany (1)
4. Russia (1)
4. Australia (1)
4. Spain (1)
4. Suiss (1)
4. France (1)





:bowdown: :bowdown: :bowdown:

Dexter
Aug 10th, 2007, 01:54 PM
Amazing feat! :yeah:

Just Do It
Aug 10th, 2007, 03:46 PM
Jelly :sobbing:

Ana&Jelena Fan
Aug 10th, 2007, 07:10 PM
Great statistics and great effort.

I think Jecmenica and Nacuk were top100 for sure...

ce
Aug 12th, 2007, 01:57 PM
what about Jausovec
she won French i think]
Serbian girls rule
:worship:

Cp6uja
Aug 12th, 2007, 03:40 PM
what about Jausovec
she won French i think]
Serbian girls rule
:worship:Mima Jausovec is from Slovenia and also she played only for former (big) Yugoslavia.

Here is only players which played for Serbia (and Montenegro) part of former Yugoslavia after "Big Yugoslavia" crash in 1991 and reach in some point of they's career TOP5 when represent that country.

Also, for greate tennis nations (like USA and Serbia :devil:) you must be atleast WTA TOP5 in some moment if you want to be in Hall of Fame. That is reason why here is not place for solid TOP100 players like Jecmenica or Nacuk.

Did you notice that whole Asia (1), Africa (1) and South America (1) altogheter have less TOP5 players in history (3) than litle Serbia (4) ??? :devil:

Monica :rocker2:
Jelena J. :rocker2:
Ana :rocker2:
Jelena D. :rocker2:



EDIT (last EDIT april/08):
Here is some interesting Stats about Serbian Hall Of Fame girls:



Serbia's TOP players stats
Stats for Monica Seles when she represent USA (since 1995) and
Jelena Dokic when she represent Australia (before 2001 and after 2006)
is not included


TOTAL TITLES
Seles 32
Ivanovic 6
Jankovic 6
Dokic 5

TOTAL FINALS
Seles 45
Jankovic 15
Dokic 12
Ivanovic 10


TIER I AND ABOVE TITLES
Seles 15
Ivanovic 3
Jankovic 3
Dokic 2

TIER I AND ABOVE FINALS
Seles 19
Ivanovic 7
Jankovic 5
Dokic 4

TIER II AND ABOVE TITLES
Seles 28
Ivanovic 5
Jankovic 3
Dokic 3

TIER II AND ABOVE FINALS
Seles 40
Ivanovic 9
Jankovic 9
Dokic 9


HIGHEST RANK
Seles No.1
Ivanovic No.1
Jankovic No.3
Dokic No.4

HIGHEST YEAR-END RANK
Seles No.1
Jankovic No.3
Ivanovic No.4
Dokic No.8



TOTAL WEEKS IN TOP-5
Seles 180*
Jankovic 60
Ivanovic 50
Dokic 10
* means ABOUT (My Seles stats for 1993 is not clean)

CONSECUTIVE WEEKS IN TOP-5
Seles 180*
Jankovic 60
Ivanovic 40
Dokic 10
* means ABOUT (My Seles stats for 1993 is not clean)


TOTAL WEEKS IN TOP-10
Seles 230*
Dokic 82
Jankovic 75
Ivanovic 55
* means ABOUT (My Seles stats for 1993 is not clean)

CONSECUTIVE WEEKS IN TOP-10
Seles 230*
Dokic 82
Jankovic 75
Ivanovic 55
* means ABOUT (My Seles stats for 1993 is not clean)


CAREER TOUR-LEVEL W-L RECORD
Seles .894 253-30
Ivanovic .714 150-60
Jankovic .638 249-141
Dokic .584 146-104

SEASON-BEST W-L RECORD
Seles .933 70-5 (1992)
Jankovic .742 72-25 (2007)
Ivanovic .741 40-14 (2005)
Dokic .697 53-23 (2001)


TOP-10 WINS
Seles 68 68-23 [.747]
Ivanovic 24 23-21 [.523]
Jankovic 16 15-39 [.278]
Dokic 8 8-33 [.195]

MOST TOP-10 WINS DURING THE SEASON
Seles 19 19-5 (1992)
Ivanovic 14 14-6 (2007)
Jankovic 7 7-13 (2007)
Dokic 4 4-9 (2002)

incognito
Aug 17th, 2007, 01:06 AM
In terms of achievements, positions 1 and 4 are no-brainers. The situation is not so clearcut though between Jelena and Ana on positions 2-3. Some statistics would probably help in determining who's currently got the edge between them two, but all that may change in just a weeks time, that's how even they are...

As for the top 5 count, I assume you've added Seles to both Serbia and USA since she was top 5 representing both countries?

ce
Aug 17th, 2007, 09:17 AM
she was number one and won 8 gs whilw she was playing for us

incognito
Aug 17th, 2007, 12:57 PM
she was number one and won 8 gs whilw she was playing for us
Yes, but she was top 5 for USA as well, so my question was if she is counted twice for that reason. Also, I think the same might apply for Navratilova, but I'm not sure whether she reached top 5 before she switched to USA...

Tenis Srbija
Aug 17th, 2007, 02:19 PM
But still no GS titles for Serbia :awww: Only for Yugoslavia (Monica)... :(
US OPEN will change that :angel:

Cp6uja
Aug 19th, 2007, 03:36 AM
Yes, but she was top 5 for USA as well, so my question was if she is counted twice for that reason. Also, I think the same might apply for Navratilova, but I'm not sure whether she reached top 5 before she switched to USA...Yes, Monica counted for both - Serbia and USA, because in both cases she reach TOP5 position, and this is only case like this because for example Dokic best ranking when played for Australia is #26 and i think that Navratilova go in USA in 1975 from Czechoslovakia couple months before first WTA ranking list in history, and also Mandlikova is out of TOP5 (but still in TOP15) when go in Australia two years before retire...

Cp6uja
Mar 25th, 2008, 02:38 AM
Only to notice one "historical" achivment for Serbia after Indian Wells 2008. Serbia become 5th country in WTA history (8th in Tennis History) with 2 players in TOP3 in same time:

ATP-Australia (Laver, Newcombe) - since 1974
ATP-USA (Connors, Ashe) - since 1975
WTA-USA (Evert, King) - since november 1975
ATP-Sweden (Wilander, Edberg) - since 1986
WTA-Spain (Sanchez-Vicario, Martinez) - since march 1994
WTA-Belgium (Henin, Clijsters) - since june 2003
WTA-Russia (Sharapova, Kuznetsova) - since april 2007
WTA-Serbia (Ivanovic, Jankovic) - since march 2008

Cp6uja
Jun 6th, 2008, 12:09 AM
New historical achivment for Serbia! Ana Ivanovic week after Roland Garros will be 17th WTA#1 in WTA history (and 2nd from Serbia). Also if Ivanovic win title she will be 2nd Serbian grand slam winner (after Monica Seles which reach 8 of her career 9 GS titles playing for Yugoslavia).

incognito
Jun 7th, 2008, 05:23 PM
She won :D
Not only that, June 16th Ana will be #1 and Jelena will be #2 :D
This is a record-breaking season for Serbian tennis :)

Cp6uja
Jun 15th, 2008, 09:35 PM
http://i032.radikal.ru/0806/30/0a77ad0beefa.jpg
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm269/vvorcl/JJOnTop-1.png

-NAJ-
Jun 15th, 2008, 09:55 PM
Cp6uja, thanks.

It's amazing that Serbia have world NO.1 and NO.2

Ana :worship:
Jelena :worship:

Cp6uja
Aug 2nd, 2008, 03:01 AM
Since August 11 of 2008 Jelena Jankovic will become 3rd WTA#1 from Serbia!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

incognito
Aug 2nd, 2008, 04:47 PM
After Ana became the 17:th number 1 in the Open Era, Jelena joins her by becoming the 18:th number 1 :banana: :banana: :banana: 3/18 Serbian number 1's isn't a bad feat :banana:

Cp6uja
Oct 29th, 2008, 08:39 AM
I put today "official request" (http://www.tennisforum.com/newreply.php?do=newreply&p=14323664) to tennisforum.com administrators to put this SERBIAN SENSATION players forum up close to top

When this WTAWorld (TennisForum) site started in begining of this century it's most logical choice to put USA players forum on top (sisters, Davenport, Capriati, Seles...) and Belgium (Justine and Kim), followed with upcoming Russian WTA "army" (Kournikova, Dementieva, Myskina...) and French Players forum (Mauresmo, Pierce...).

But couple years late, especially after shocking retirement of both Belgians and big improvment of two Serbian stars (when WTAW started Serbs have only Jelena Dokic of elite players) we have simple new order, new reality in WTA since this 2008 season:

All Grand Slam champions and even all 2008 GS finalists (14 of 16 semifinalists) is only Players from USA, RUSSIA and SERBIA, which also reach all seasons tier-I titles, OG medals, Hopman and FED CUP titles and all 8 players which will play at YEC will be from this three countries. So no need to explain why in current moment "WTA BIG THREE" now and in near future means USA, RUS & SRB.

So my suggestion to admins/mods of this forum is to put "Russian Roulette" and "Serbian Sensations" forums up to top (together with "Team USA" forum). Tennis stars like sisters, both Serbs, Sharapova, Dementieva... is real international tennis stars with many fans around world, so reason for this change is practical (and common sense). This forum even change name this season (TennisForum instead WTAWorld), so why not to accept new order in womans tennis in "PLAYER FORUMS" part and instead so far USA-BEL-RUS-FRA-... (from TOP to bottom) order which perfectly shows what we see in WTA between 2001-2007 - to be changed in now way more logical USA-RUS-SRB...?I dont see any sense when players from Serbia, Russia and USA almost monopolize womans tennis right now (in terms of big achivments) that forum about Serbian players is still with 10th "priority" here, and this thread shows that last 15 months when 2 Serbian players is consistent in WTA TOP5 is not so big surprise because players which represent Serbia in past also have big achivments. Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic (Monica Seles and Jelena Dokic before) is big international stars of womens tennis right now with huge fan basis around world, so this SERBIAN SENSATION forum must be moved close to TOP (together with American and Russian players forums, no mater in which order) because of new WTA reality (new tennisforum reality also if we look at fan-basis) and practical reasons.

cosmic
Nov 1st, 2008, 07:33 PM
So, will it be changed?

hellas719
Dec 18th, 2008, 01:28 AM
SRBIJA!!!!!!!!!:worship:
Are Ana and Jelena Serbian Orthodox?

schorsch
Dec 18th, 2008, 03:11 AM
SRBIJA!!!!!!!!!:worship:
Are Ana and Jelena Serbian Orthodox?

Yes, both of them are :D JJ sometimes wears a cross on court, I dont remember about Ana wearing it on court, but offcourt I think I have.

http://photos.upi.com/story/w/fab6596bfe19dbcd9a883e4325a286a7/Jankovic_Sharapova_take_Wimbledon_openers.jpg