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petesz
Jun 30th, 2010, 05:57 PM
It seems that young players who made their first slam breakthrough at Wimbledon inevitably fell into slump early in their career
Kournikova Dokic Stevenson Lucic...
Hopefully this will not happen to Kvitova

slamchamp
Jun 30th, 2010, 06:10 PM
what about sharapova?

Polikarpov
Jun 30th, 2010, 06:16 PM
Well if you don't consider RG 2004 as Maria's first grand slam breakthrough.

rockstar
Jun 30th, 2010, 06:21 PM
RG champion's curse. bye bye franny.

slamchamp
Jun 30th, 2010, 06:27 PM
yeah that's the juju heng curse she left on the RG trophy after she retired

shega
Jun 30th, 2010, 09:23 PM
yeah...even Oudin got famous there (at least for me and my dad). And Zheng too !

bbjpa
Jun 30th, 2010, 09:48 PM
Are you meaning that Lisicki's injury is part of the Wimbledon curse

moby
Jun 30th, 2010, 10:03 PM
Kim Antonie Lode Clijsters?

Khelvors
Jun 30th, 2010, 10:06 PM
yeah...even Oudin got famous there (at least for me and my dad). And Zheng too !

well i don't know if the 'curse' applies to jie lol..
she did just make a semifinals at a GS :drool:

petesz
Jul 1st, 2010, 06:35 AM
Jie is not a "young" player when she made it to semifinal

well i don't know if the 'curse' applies to jie lol..
she did just make a semifinals at a GS :drool:

Serenus Christ
Jul 1st, 2010, 10:32 AM
true

ivanban
Jul 1st, 2010, 10:58 AM
It seems that young players who made their first slam breakthrough at Wimbledon inevitably fell into slump early in their career
Kournikova Dokic Stevenson Lucic...
Hopefully this will not happen to Kvitova

Isn't that case with every slam-fluke player?! Otherwise they wouldn't be flukes :shrug: