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DownTheLine21
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:16 AM
As some of these players are now starting to make a dent in the WTA, which former Top Ten juniors will eventually win a Grand Slam? Basically, who has the most potential, and who will never be heard from again?

2005
01. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
02. Agnes Szavay (HUN)
03. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
04. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
05. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
06. Raluca Olaru (ROM)
07. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROM)
08. Alexa Glatch (USA)
09. Yung-Jan Chan (TPE)
10. Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROM)

2006
01. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
02. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
03. Ksenia Milevskaya (BLR)
04. Ayumi Morita (JPN)
05. Sharon Fichman (CAN)
06. Kristina Antoniychuk (UKR)
07. Julia Cohen (USA)
08. Urszula Radwanska (POL)
09. Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea (ROM)
10. Nikola Hofmanova (AUT)

tenn_ace
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:28 AM
Julia Cohen will win all 4 in 2011

DownTheLine21
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:39 AM
Of these players, I think the following could potentially win a GS in their respective careers:

Azarenka (possibly US0/AO)
Wozniacki
A. Radwanska

njnetswill
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:46 AM
Olaru and Cirstea. :cool:

heytennis
Aug 21st, 2007, 05:04 AM
That's a hard question. I've never seen any of them play so I can't really comment. But some results speak for themselves (Radwanska, Szavay just won their first titles etc)

AJZ.
Aug 21st, 2007, 05:30 AM
I think the ones with big chances are Radwanska, Wozniacki & Morita.
After that, Olaru, Azarenka, Szavay - they will get high, possibly close, but I don't know.

Really, what it takes to win a slam - you can't say it at this young age yet. There are so many intangibles... any of them could win a slam, just like none of them could, you know? Stuff just happens - the stars need to align.

KatChr
Aug 21st, 2007, 07:16 AM
I will agree with these three names - they just seem to want it a bit more!

Azarenka
Wozniacki
A. Radwanska

Hellion
Aug 21st, 2007, 08:43 AM
Olaru and Cirstea. :cool:

:worship:

So Disrespectful
Aug 21st, 2007, 08:51 AM
Cirstea, Olaru, Cibulkova, A Radwanska.

They are the most likely candidates.

Dexter
Aug 21st, 2007, 08:55 AM
I think nobody out of them... but if I'd have to name one I'd say Azarenka.

Harvs
Aug 21st, 2007, 08:56 AM
cirstea

ilovepaszek
Aug 21st, 2007, 08:59 AM
Azarenka(Australian)
Cirstea(French Open)
Wozniacki(Wimbledon)
Szavay(USO)

papru
Aug 21st, 2007, 10:22 AM
2005
01. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
02. Agnes Szavay (HUN)
03. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
04. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
05. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
06. Raluca Olaru (ROM)
07. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROM)
08. Alexa Glatch (USA)
09. Yung-Jan Chan (TPE)
10. Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROM)

2006
01. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
02. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
03. Ksenia Milevskaya (BLR)
04. Ayumi Morita (JPN)
05. Sharon Fichman (CAN)
06. Kristina Antoniychuk (UKR)
07. Julia Cohen (USA)
08. Urszula Radwanska (POL)
09. Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea (ROM)
10. Nikola Hofmanova (AUT)

kittyking
Aug 21st, 2007, 10:25 AM
Well if you go back to 2004 then Marina Erakovic
Extend 2006's to 11 then Sacha Jones
:p

Vlad Tepes
Aug 21st, 2007, 10:29 AM
Azarenka(Australian)
Cirstea(French Open)
Wozniacki(Wimbledon)
Szavay(USO)

That would be a great Eastern European rule at the GS, but it's too early to tell. I hope one of the Romanian girls will at least get close to that and possibly reach the top 10.

TheBoiledEgg
Aug 21st, 2007, 10:35 AM
waiting for the 7 hour rally between Cohen and Fichman coming to a TV near you.

Freakan
Aug 21st, 2007, 11:48 AM
None:p
Paszek will be the most succesful and will win some GS's :yeah:

416_Man
Aug 21st, 2007, 01:50 PM
I don't think you could say Wozniacki is slam material after having seen her play. :tape:

jonny84
Aug 21st, 2007, 01:50 PM
Good thread, but hard question to answer.

It is hard to say any of them will win a Grand Slam, but I think these have the best chances to go far in a slam:

Azarenka
Szavay
Cubilkova
Wozniaki

Viktymise
Aug 21st, 2007, 01:54 PM
Azarenka is the only one there who has the game andpotential i think to win a slam.

A. Radwanska could actually sneak one sometime in her career a la Myskina RG 2004, with the right draw, and the right luck.

Other than those 2 though, i can't any of the rest winning one, but itshard to tell from juniors :shrug:

Highlandman
Aug 21st, 2007, 01:57 PM
Azarenka has best chance, Urszula R. has lots of talent as well, but she absolutley not consistant :sad:

Maybe also Wozniacki , Olaru and Agnieszka.

A Magicman
Aug 21st, 2007, 01:59 PM
Azarenka is the only one there who has the game andpotential i think to win a slam.



You don't win a slam by mere ball bashing and shrieking....

Whereas... Wimbledon 2007 proves me wrong.

Viktymise
Aug 21st, 2007, 02:00 PM
You don't win a slam by mere ball bashing and shrieking....

Whereas... Wimbledon 2007 proves me wrong.

LOL, well you don't win a slam being Greta Arn or Jelena Jankovic either so....

Martian KC
Aug 21st, 2007, 02:05 PM
You don't win a slam by mere ball bashing and shrieking....

Whereas... Wimbledon 2007 proves me wrong.

:haha: Indeed.

Slampova
Aug 21st, 2007, 02:09 PM
LOL, well you don't win a slam being Greta Arn or Jelena Jankovic either so....

I liked that one :lol::haha:

Xian
Aug 21st, 2007, 02:11 PM
Paszek, radwanska and Pavlyuchenkova

RND
Aug 21st, 2007, 02:23 PM
2005
01. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
02. Agnes Szavay (HUN)
03. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
04. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
05. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
06. Raluca Olaru (ROM)
07. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROM)
08. Alexa Glatch (USA)
09. Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) :hearts:
10. Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROM)

2006
01. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
02. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
03. Ksenia Milevskaya (BLR)
04. Ayumi Morita (JPN)
05. Sharon Fichman (CAN)
06. Kristina Antoniychuk (UKR)
07. Julia Cohen (USA)
08. Urszula Radwanska (POL)
09. Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea (ROM)
10. Nikola Hofmanova (AUT)

So where are they now? :confused:

Potential slam winners:
I'd vote for
Caroline Wozniacki
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

And I hope Yung-Jan can win one but no,she doesn't have a chance. :tears:

Aryman3
Aug 21st, 2007, 03:32 PM
I would not exclude Urszula Radwanska. When she learns how to control her psyche she'll be extremely dangerous

Dexter
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:25 PM
LOL, well you don't win a slam being Greta Arn or Jelena Jankovic either so....too good. :rolls:

jamatthews
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:30 PM
2005

07. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROM)

So where are they now? :confused:


Dulgheru is at a new career high this week after breaking the top 300 for the 1st time.

Javi.
Aug 21st, 2007, 04:32 PM
Only Szavay

AleOrtu
Aug 21st, 2007, 05:07 PM
02. Agnes Szavay (HUN)
03. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
04. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
06. Raluca Olaru (ROM)
04. Ayumi Morita (JPN)

I put my money on these. Specially because they are playing LRWTT-ITF Game :p

Pszczelny
Aug 21st, 2007, 05:46 PM
most probably:
A. Radwańska, Paszek, Pawliuczenkowa

and maybe:
Szavay, U. Radwańska, Wozniacki, Azarenka

DutchieGirl
Aug 21st, 2007, 09:36 PM
Well if you go back to 2004 then Marina Erakovic
Extend 2006's to 11 then Sacha Jones
:p

2004 has some better picks than Marina - although it would be nice if she could actually get into the MD of a GS with her ranking. ;)

DutchieGirl
Aug 21st, 2007, 09:39 PM
I think it's very hard to tell who will win a slam out of the youngsters though - I mean the top 10 are fairly well entrenched - with Maria S and Nicole being the only 2 "youngsters" to break into it at recent times. (Yes, Ana is still "young" but not in the age range of the girls we are discussing here). We still generally (with the exception of Wimby this year) have the same few contesting for GS titles.

tobi
Aug 21st, 2007, 10:09 PM
None of them but A.Radwanska and Szavay more chance than others I think.

polishprodigy
Sep 12th, 2007, 03:27 PM
waiting for the 7 hour rally between Cohen and Fichman coming to a TV near you.

Lol. So true. You should have seen Fichman vs. Gambale :tape:

polishprodigy
Sep 12th, 2007, 03:29 PM
2005
01. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
02. Agnes Szavay (HUN) - GS Winner
03. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) - GS Winner
04. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
05. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)
06. Raluca Olaru (ROM)
07. Alexandra Dulgheru (ROM) - never heard from again
08. Alexa Glatch (USA)
09. Yung-Jan Chan (TPE)
10. Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROM) - never heard from again

2006
01. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
02. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
03. Ksenia Milevskaya (BLR)
04. Ayumi Morita (JPN)
05. Sharon Fichman (CAN)
06. Kristina Antoniychuk (UKR) - never heard from again
07. Julia Cohen (USA) - never heard from again
08. Urszula Radwanska (POL)
09. Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea (ROM)
10. Nikola Hofmanova (AUT) - top 100

Natash.
Sep 12th, 2007, 03:34 PM
Raluca for the French Open! :aparty:

attis765
Sep 12th, 2007, 03:55 PM
Szavay,period.

The likes of Radwanska,Azarenka has a chance too,but Szavay is the most determined.She already left all the other junior competitors behind coming from far,far away in the rankings...

roger_maria4ever
Sep 12th, 2007, 04:50 PM
yung jan chan....ok I'm joking :haha:

HenryMag.
Sep 12th, 2007, 05:08 PM
Victoria Azarenka
Agnes Szavay
Agnieszka Radwanska
Raluca Olaru
Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea

I thnk these 5 have the best chances.

daniela86
Sep 12th, 2007, 05:17 PM
Szavay and Milevskaya

Carofan
Sep 12th, 2007, 05:25 PM
Caro Ofcourse!

Well, as a carofan im behind her and follow her very close. Her game right now is not good, but she is a very goal minded person and therefore dont count her out yet. Her goal was to reach top 100 this year, she did that basically before French Open and since she has dropped in performance. She has always reached her goals in her career and with support from parents both with professional athlete backgrounds she will work very very hard to reach her goals, she got the family gene.

She says she wants to win a grand slam and be one of the best players in the world, she wont give up, her willpower is her main strenght and when its gone after reaching top 100, she is pretty ordinary player right now. But if she gets bigger goals for next season she will breathe, eat, live to reach that goal.