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Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 02:43 PM
New weekly poll!

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Does the weeks during the off-season count?

If "yes", why don't they change it?
because its not a honour when she doesn't have defend her #1 position each week in my opinion.

Its only a question! :)


greetings ;)

mandy7
Nov 10th, 2003, 02:52 PM
She'll lose it within 3 months, too bad you can't vote for that one!!!

Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:04 PM
She'll lose it within 3 months, too bad you can't vote for that one!!!


Do you mean that the off-season doesn't count?

mandy7
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:08 PM
No i think it counts, I just think it shouldn't count.
and I think Kim will be back at number one early next season

jenglisbe
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:13 PM
I think it's cool that the off-season counts; it rewards the year-end #1 by giving him/her 2 months at #1 :)

Anyway, Justine could lose the #1 ranking as early as the Australian Open next year. Kim is close enough (especially if she wins today) that any number of situations at the Australian Open would result in a change at #1. If Kim were to win it, I think it would guarantee her #1. She might only have to do better than Justine period to regain it.

nubienne954
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:15 PM
Not long.

Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:18 PM
No i think it counts, I just think it shouldn't count.
and I think Kim will be back at number one early next season


Thanks for your reply mandy7! ;)

Totally agree with you.........but 3 months would be very short if we count almost 2 months for the off-season!

AjdeNate!
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:23 PM
June 7.

Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:25 PM
I think it's cool that the off-season counts; it rewards the year-end #1 by giving him/her 2 months at #1 :)

Anyway, Justine could lose the #1 ranking as early as the Australian Open next year. Kim is close enough (especially if she wins today) that any number of situations at the Australian Open would result in a change at #1. If Kim were to win it, I think it would guarantee her #1. She might only have to do better than Justine period to regain it.


Why giving him/her 2 months at #1!

everyone needs to earn it......my boss doesn't give me anything without doing something! ;)

AjdeNate!
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:39 PM
I guess tis the perk of being 'year end #1'.

E. Blackadder
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:41 PM
until Kim wins Aus Open next season

fleemke³
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:50 PM
Well it depends on the start next year. Kim defends Sydney and semi AO, Justine semi in Sydney and semi at AO
Next is Dubaï (won by Jusitne) and Antwerp where Justine playeds semis and Kim final.

Kim is alos going to play less in 2004 so she will loose points there.

:)

Kart
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:53 PM
Let the woman have no.1 for a few weeks in the off season.

She deserves them !

Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 03:55 PM
How many points would Kim behind Justine if Kim wins later today?

It would be very close, because Justine needed to reach the semi-finals to get #1.

saki
Nov 10th, 2003, 04:26 PM
I'm not quite sure why everyone seems convinced that Kim will win the AO :confused: Wasn't it this year she was meant to? Or are her fans hoping that, like Chris Evert/John Wertheim, if they keep making the same prediction, it'll eventually happen?

I think Justine will be #1 at least until the clay season and probably beyond. This is assuming no injuries, etc.

maryjane
Nov 10th, 2003, 04:40 PM
'till after the AO cuz kim will win it and will be n.1 again.

per4ever
Nov 10th, 2003, 04:42 PM
I think Justine will be number one 'till Charleston at least.. I don't see Kim winning the AO

Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 04:43 PM
If Kim wins today, she would have 6553 points and Justine 6628 points

That's only 75 points!........even quality points could matters during the OA, even when both get to the semi-finals!

Lady
Nov 10th, 2003, 04:48 PM
Kim defends 350 points in Sydney, pretty much I say.

And why everyone is so sure that Kim will win AusOpen?? She can, of course, but...
She'll probably have to deal with not only Justine, but both WS possibly. How can you be sure she'll beat them, when she couldn't beat them this year at all.
It's possible, indeed, but I wouldn't be 100% sure.

jenglisbe
Nov 10th, 2003, 05:13 PM
How is that "everyone" seems convinced Kim will win the AO? By my count, only 2 people in this thread predicted that, and 1 of those was after saki first asked why everyone seemed convinced...

Tarzan
Nov 10th, 2003, 05:24 PM
If,if,when, what if Justine plays against Venus in the fourth round or QF at the AO.

Venus owns Justine!

Justine would then get at 1 or 2 tournaments announced as #1 player!

Jem
Nov 10th, 2003, 05:28 PM
The rankings are based on 12 months of results, so Justine is not getting anything without earning it by being No. 1 for the rest of 2003. It just so happens that there are no major tournaments being played. All year-end No. 1s have enjoyed these extra weeks at No. 1 for several years now (I actually remembered the days when the season ended in December/early January). This is one time when the rankings actually support the player who had the best season in 2003, and I say that as someone who is not particularly a fan of Henin-Hardenne.

lizchris
Nov 10th, 2003, 05:49 PM
She'll be number one untl the clay court season starts.

SJW
Nov 10th, 2003, 06:03 PM
till January

GO KIM!

JustineTime
Nov 10th, 2003, 07:03 PM
till January

GO KIM!

Never saw that coming! :rolleyes:

SJW
Nov 10th, 2003, 07:05 PM
Never saw that coming! :rolleyes:

f*ck you

JustineTime
Nov 10th, 2003, 07:17 PM
WOW, you ARE testier than usual! :eek:

:tape:

SJW
Nov 10th, 2003, 07:19 PM
WOW, you ARE testier than usual! :eek:

:tape:

whatever

Knizzle
Nov 10th, 2003, 08:29 PM
I think she will lose it after the French Open for sure.

Mikey
Nov 11th, 2003, 12:44 AM
Kim has too much to defend in the earlier part of the year for her to reclaim it.

Once Charleston comes around (and most likely not even until Berlin or Roland Garros), the ranking will be up for grabs I would think.

disposablehero
Nov 11th, 2003, 02:32 AM
I think she will lose it after the French Open for sure.

Wow, Knizzle, the die-hard Kim fan. Because definitely nobody else has a shot at taking it that soon.