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alwayshingis
Jun 12th, 2008, 07:40 PM
I don't remember ever having been happier with the Quarterfinalists at a tournament.


This is glorious!

Shakira4000
Jun 12th, 2008, 07:40 PM
I don't know a lot of these girls.

alwayshingis
Jun 13th, 2008, 07:13 PM
Still applies with the Semifinalists :bounce:

Except I wish Alona had won...

hingis-seles
Jun 13th, 2008, 07:57 PM
1999 Australian Open or 2001 Australian Open.

1999 field:

Monica Seles
Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario
Steffi Graf
Conchita Martinez
Jana Novotna
Lindsay Davenport
Mary Pierce
Anna Kournikova
Serena Williams
Martina Hingis
Venus Williams
Amelie Mauresmo
Dominique Van Roost
Sandrine Testud
Sabine Applemans
Amanda Coetzer

Doubles:
Williams/Williams
Hingis/Kournikova
Davenport/Morariu

2001 field:
Martina Hingis
Venus Williams
Serena Williams
Jennifer Capriati
Justine Henin
Monica Seles
Lindsay Davenport
Anna Kournikova
Jelena Dokic
Kim Clijsters
Amelie Mauresmo
Amanda Coetzer
Doubles:
Capriati/Dokic
Hingis/Seles
Williams/Williams
Davenport/Morariu
Stubbs/Raymond (?)

Not to mention the amazing match-ups and results!

Olórin
Jun 13th, 2008, 10:04 PM
1999 US Open without a shadow of a doubt

r128 Mauresmo def. Henin 61 64

r32 Serena def. Kim 46 62 75
r32 Martinez def. Dementieva 62 26 64

r16 Hingis def. Aranxta Sanchez 64 75
r16 Serena def. Martinez 46 62 62
r16 Venus def. Ferandez 26 61 60
r16 Seles def. Capriati 64 63

QF Hingis def. Anke Huber 62 60 :help:
QF Venus def. Schett 63 64 :help:
QF Serena def. Seles 46 63 62
QF Davenport def. Pierce 62 36 75

SF Serena def. Davenport 64 16 64
SF Hingis def. Venus 61 46 63

Final: Serena def. Hingis 63 76

If only the final was three sets and there weren't two weak quarters, it would literally have been the perfect tournament. It had the perfect balance of old talent, new talent, promising talent, classic matches, grudge matches and high quality tennis.

hingis-seles
Jun 14th, 2008, 07:55 AM
Agreed. The 1999 US Open was the ULTIMATE tournament. Even though, we did not have Graf playing. You forgot to mention Novotna did play this event but announced her retirement after her loss.

The 1999 US Open semis were INSANE. Hehe. Good times.

kittyking
Jun 14th, 2008, 08:01 AM
Still applies with the Semifinalists :bounce:

Except I wish Alona had won...

:ras:

Adal
Jun 14th, 2008, 08:04 AM
Wim 2005 was pretty good too:
QF:
Davenport vs. Kuznetsova
Mauresmo vs Myskina
Sharapova vs Petrova
Venus vs Pierce

Also playing:
Serena
Clijsters
Henin

ce
Jun 14th, 2008, 11:06 AM
wimbledon 2005 for me :)

eck
Jun 14th, 2008, 11:16 AM
RG2005 :worship:

Justine that time :o
Especially the first 5 rounds. :o

Conchita, Anabel, Sveta gave her hell :p

jimbo mack
Jun 14th, 2008, 11:30 AM
wimbledon 1999 was also exciting

1st
dokic beat hingis 6/2 6/0 remember the :eek: factor

2nd
raymond bt sanchez vicario 7/6 6/1

3rd
lucic bt seles 7/6 7/6

4th
dokic bt pierce 6/4 6/3
venus beat kournikova 6/3 3/6 6/2
graf beat clijsters 6/2 6/2

q-finals
stevenson beat dokic 6/3 1/6/ 6/3
davenport beat novotna 6/3 6/4
lucic beat tauziat 6/4 4/6 7/5
graf beat venus 6/2 3/6 6/4 (great match)

s-final
davenport bt stevenson 6/1 6/1
graf bt lucic 6/7 6/3 6/4

final
davenport bt graf 6/4 7/5

The Kaz
Jun 14th, 2008, 12:52 PM
wimbledon 1999 was also exciting

1st
dokic beat hingis 6/2 6/0 remember the :eek: factor

2nd
raymond bt sanchez vicario 7/6 6/1

3rd
lucic bt seles 7/6 7/6

4th
dokic bt pierce 6/4 6/3
venus beat kournikova 6/3 3/6 6/2
graf beat clijsters 6/2 6/2

q-finals
stevenson beat dokic 6/3 1/6/ 6/3
davenport beat novotna 6/3 6/4
lucic beat tauziat 6/4 4/6 7/5
graf beat venus 6/2 3/6 6/4 (great match)

s-final
davenport bt stevenson 6/1 6/1
graf bt lucic 6/7 6/3 6/4

final
davenport bt graf 6/4 7/5

Mirjana :awww:

TomTennis
Jun 14th, 2008, 01:01 PM
Wimbledon 2005, amazing quality.

The two weeks had everything.

Easly Upsets; Henin, Serena.

Amazing matches;
Clijsters v Davenport
Mauresmo v Davenport
Venus v Pierce
Venus v Sharapova

And then that final...... :worship: :worship: :worship:

debopero
Jun 14th, 2008, 02:09 PM
Wimbledon '05
US Open '99
AUstralian Open '07