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dusan993
Jun 27th, 2010, 01:56 PM
Girls with similar careers:

-Ana won LA in 2007, Dinara in 2008.

-Ana won Berlin in 2007, Dinara in 2008.

-Ana played her 1st Grand Slam final at French Open, Dinara too.

- They both were on No.1 spot.

-They both have 3 GS finals:

Ana: Roland Garros (2007, 2008), Australian Open (2008)
Dinara: Roland Garros (2008, 2009), Australian Open (2009)


Now, they both are out Top.30, and their ranking is just going down.

What you think: Who will first get out of this crisis and continue with good results?

Lin Lin
Jun 27th, 2010, 01:57 PM
Safina:)

Aaric
Jun 27th, 2010, 01:58 PM
For the 5216541 time. Safina has been injured, and will bounce back. She is nowhere near Ivanovic state

Pops Maellard
Jun 27th, 2010, 01:59 PM
Girls with similar careers:

-Ana won LA in 2007, Dinara in 2008.

-Ana won Berlin in 2007, Dinara in 2008.

-Ana played her 1st Grand Slam final at French Open, Dinara too.

- They both were on No.1 spot.

-They both have 3 GS finals:

Ana: Roland Garros (2007, 2008), Australian Open (2008)
Dinara: Roland Garros (2008, 2009), Australian Open (2009)


Now, they both are out Top.30, and their ranking is just going down.

What you think: Who will first get out of this crisis and continue with good results?
Don't make threads about Ana in GM please. :o It's just asking for trouble. :hug:

dusan993
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:03 PM
hahaha this is general problem :P

Kworb
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:03 PM
Both are past their peak and will never win a grand slam.

Sabinator.
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:04 PM
Pity, that there isn't option "none"...

Pops Maellard
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:05 PM
hahaha this is general problem :P
If you want to attract a bunch of rabid haters who want to paint her as Satan in human form go right ahead. :p

Lin Lin
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:07 PM
Dinara,Jia You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!

Rafito.
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:08 PM
None of them :sobbing:

ptitnavet
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:08 PM
Dinara has to pass all those injuries and mental issues whereas Ana has to work on her entire game, she has to rebuild it because the way she plays right now is so not natural as it used to be.

Both are past their peak and will never win a grand slam.

This. But I think they can both come back to Top 20 maybe nearly Top 10.

Sexysova
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:13 PM
hopefully Dinara.

Svetlana)))
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:31 PM
I think both will take quite a while, maybe 1-2 years to get back into their groove. That being said, I don't think Safina will ever be challenging for slams again. Ivanovic may but she really needs to put in some serious work.

Polikarpov
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:44 PM
It would be good for the game if the two of them regain their form.

dusan993
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:48 PM
None of them :sobbing:

Well, never say never. If somebody told me few years ago that Stosur will be one of the best on clay and that Schiavone will win Slam, I would be like: Are u crazy?

Taniaaa
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:53 PM
Ana.

Sander.
Jun 27th, 2010, 02:55 PM
Ana, hopefully. :awww:

poulao
Jun 27th, 2010, 03:04 PM
I voted in support for Ana :hug:, but Dinara is most probably the more realistic choice. :)

The only thing that struck Me in Ana's match against Shahar, was that she did not get one ball into play on rerurn of serve sometimes. :help:

InsideOut.
Jun 27th, 2010, 04:02 PM
Hoping Ana :bigcry:

But similar careers? :scratch: Slam > no Slam

Ferg
Jun 27th, 2010, 04:07 PM
If Safina's back gets better and shes able to compete at her old 08 level than her.

I think Ivanovic is lost forever.

Mightymirza
Jun 27th, 2010, 04:35 PM
Safina if at all :sad:

shorty87
Jun 27th, 2010, 04:38 PM
i hope both can bounce back. but my head says safina will, and ana wont.

Vikapower
Jun 27th, 2010, 05:15 PM
I think Safina. The big difference between the 2 girls is that Safina had a physical challenge and it was pretty much written after these 5+ months of injury break that she would struggle a bit. Ana now is a whole different story.

SIN DIOS NI LEY
Jun 27th, 2010, 05:17 PM
Ivanovic

Even at her best , Safina was not that good

ys
Jun 27th, 2010, 05:19 PM
Theie problems are literally opposite. Safina has no problem with determination, motivation, desire, drive and work ethics. She has a problem with her body. Ana is exactly the opposite.

n1_and_uh_noone
Jun 27th, 2010, 06:00 PM
Hopefully both. I thought Safina handled the pressure of being no.1 well enough until the RG final, and was able to win matches while playing below her best, something Ana struggled with right after becoming no.1. However, both of them clearly lost their winning rhythm due to a combination of injuries, pressure, and some rough form. At this stage, they need to win plenty of matches, at whatever level, and then I am sure they'll get back to where they belong, at least the top 10.

noamgdi
Jun 27th, 2010, 06:06 PM
safina will be first, ana will get out of it to but a long time after dinara.

hurricanejeanne
Jun 27th, 2010, 07:35 PM
Dina. She's been struggling with an awful back injury and came back to the tour far too soon (in my opinion). Even when Dina wasn't playing like she was the last couple of years she was still a solid top 25 player for a few years where as Ana has just completely gone off the map mentally. I hate questioning a player's drive and motivation but if Ana really wanted to get back to the top she'd be trying a lot harder and wouldn't be scared to play smaller events.

Wiggly
Jun 27th, 2010, 07:37 PM
Well, Safina was playing like a mediocre pusher well before the injury.
The way she played the US Open and the rest of the season was embarassing to women tennis.

She has zero confidence right now and is injuried. Not looking good.
As for Ivanovic, she's delusional.

Hian
Jun 27th, 2010, 07:40 PM
Ivanobitch.
Safina is... :(

*JR*
Jun 27th, 2010, 07:50 PM
In Ana's case...

Dan Holzmann needs fired! :devil:

AcesHigh
Jun 27th, 2010, 07:54 PM
Dinara and it's not even close.

I doubt Ana will be back.

Safina just has to get past her injury issues and she should be a top 20 player

edificio
Jun 27th, 2010, 09:17 PM
I hope both.

Patrick345
Jun 27th, 2010, 09:55 PM
Well, Safina was playing like a mediocre pusher well before the injury.

So you are Dinara´s personal doctor or something? Where was this decline in performances? That she got waxed by Kuznetsova and Venus, two of the finest and most unstoppable players in the game on a good day? Is that your prove for decline? How do you even know she wasn´t already developing the problem then, or had the back problem.

For the whole year Dinara had lost to one player ranked outside the top 50 (Razzano), and only dropped another set to a player ranked outside the top 50 (Dokic). That means she lost a total of three sets to player players ranked outside the top 50, until suddenly at and after the US Open she drops sets and matches to Rogowska (167), Barrois (67), Kvitova (72), Chang (132), Zhang (226) in six matches before she retires after two games against Jankovic. Who could ever imagine a serious back injury had anything to do with this?

Really I don´t know how some people make it through every day life, not getting run over by a car on a red light or taking a bath with their toaster.

Just like the whole topic is idiotic, because the situations aren´t comparable.