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Forum: General Messages   Jan 26th, 2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,640
Posted By lurker
Re: For equal pay, women must play best of five (article)

They have it all wrong. I hate to be severe on the women, but only if you get equal spectator interest and turnout, then you should get equal pay. Even playimg five set matches may not get the WTA...
Forum: General Messages   Jan 26th, 2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 16,093
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Re: Is Cibulkova good looking??

There is a reason the five foot two-ish, 110 lb smiley blonde continues to be the epitome of the American cheerleader type and every teenage boy's wet dream. If you are not American maybe you don't...
Forum: General Messages   Jan 26th, 2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By lurker
Re: Could you give me an example of the WTA's marketing?

"what are little girls made of"? Pure WTA marketing. Likely with specific girls spots chosen for specific parts of the world.
Forum: General Messages   Jan 18th, 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,432
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Re: Cliff Drysdale is Bigoted.

I don't know about bigoted...but certainly too infatuated with Maria Sharapova.

I am just so glad I have Direct TV and can get other commentators instead of that frat pack at ESPN.
Forum: General Messages   Jan 11th, 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 19,252
Posted By lurker
Re: Is Graf the real GOAT?

The silent majority. Take all that is posted on Tennis Forum with a chunky rock of salt.
Forum: General Messages   Jan 6th, 2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,688
Posted By lurker
Re: Which youngster will have a more stellar 2014?

:hi5: This.

I am also curious to Victoria Duval's success. She has a lot going for her.

Of the ones on the poll, Sloane has the most upside. If she can maintain her position it is a success....
Forum: General Messages   Jan 5th, 2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By lurker
Vicki Duval in 2014.

How far can she go? I am excited for her. C'mon, Vicki!!!:bounce::bounce::bounce:
Forum: General Messages   Jan 5th, 2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By lurker
Re: will serena finally defend roland garros>>

Oh yes. There is no cheater named Henin in the draw. :lol:
Forum: General Messages   Oct 27th, 2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,480
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Re: What Does It Say: 31 Year Old v 32 Year Old To Face Off In XWTA Showcase Event FI

Apparently, not much to Tennis Channel, as they have shown live WTA all week long only to tape delay this final match to show the hobbling Grandpa Federer live.:sad::cuckoo::confused::rolleyes:
Forum: General Messages   May 24th, 2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,470
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Forum: General Messages   Apr 9th, 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,151
Posted By lurker
Re: Empty stands on WTA - it's sad

Even at Miami and Indian Wells, once the guys left the court, most of the seats emptied out. Even for the so-called no. 1 WTA player and for Maria Sharapova.
Forum: General Messages   Apr 9th, 2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 31,442
Posted By lurker
Re: Who is going to win Roland Garros?

With the current weak state of the WTA, if the Woz doesn't win this GS, she'll never win a slam. Actually, I think the winner will not come from the list above.
Forum: General Messages   Jan 30th, 2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,916
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Re: Navratilova is really clueless about Kim

I always hear people refer to her as the best at turning defense to offense. Which means she can do both, and do both very well, to be the player people widely consider to be the best in women's...
Forum: General Messages   Jan 20th, 2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 22,465
Posted By lurker
Re: Kim Clijsters just OWNED Todd Woodbridge

100,000 ESPN viewers who didn't have/watch the Direct TV live feed of center court when it happened, :lol: looking to see what they bleeped.

Only Kim could get away with this and still come off...
Forum: General Messages   Jan 11th, 2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,162
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Re: Sydney R2: Dominika Cibulkova def. (1) Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3!

:lol: LOL Goes to show you which head the peeps on Wall Street were thinking with when they named her as one to watch for2011! :lol: LOL
Forum: General Messages   Sep 8th, 2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,999
Posted By lurker
Re: What is with the Dislike for Caro??

It is her PR folks who are 'pushing' her on us. Stella McCartney for Adidas dumped Maria Kirilenko for her because they believe she can win. Now she has to prove herself for the sponsors, or she...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 27th, 2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By lurker
Re: Stanford Q3: (1) Kai-Chen Chang d. Mashona Washington 64 60

I saw her qually against Pandzic. She is aggressive for an Asian player...taller than most with long limbs. She has a big serve and hits hits hits, missed the baseline by centimeters on her UEs. ...
Forum: General Messages   Jul 7th, 2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 570
Views: 91,509
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Re: Retrospective: Wimbledon Winners Ball

2002 and 2010 are my favorites! Both times the pic showed the winners with the most genuine happiest of smiles. Knowing what we know now, of course, 1992 is very sweet too. Agassi looks like a kid...
Forum: Doubles Forum   Jul 6th, 2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,499
Posted By lurker
Re: Wimbledon F: King/Shvedova def. Vesnina/Zvonareva 7-6(6) 6-2

Elena also had to withstand Vera's racquet abuse barrage, getting hit herself! :tape: She was wiping Vera's tears away with Vera's head towel. :sad: Poor Elena, so classy and so strong. She must...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 28th, 2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 13,078
Posted By lurker
Re: Wimbledon R16:Comeback queen Kim bts Comback Queen JuJu 2-6,6-2,6-3

This is fantastic news! I was so apprehensive about this matchup because Kim's head used to always get in the way of her tennis against Justine at the majors. I thought Clisterrors would show up,...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 10,797
Posted By lurker
Re: Wimbledon R4:Who will win,Kim or JuJu?

I will be rooting for Kim. But I think Justin will win in 2 sets, unfortunately. I only saw bits of Kim's loss to Azarenka at Eastbourne and Justin's win against Petkovic. Justin's form is better....
Forum: General Messages   Jun 2nd, 2010, 04:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,802
Posted By lurker
Re: Francesca Schiavone's grunt

It really does sound like "F**&^% Me!"

The first I ever saw her play was live about 5 or 6 rows back on the baseline. My friend and I looked at each otherwith the same thought. "Did she really...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 1st, 2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,734
Posted By lurker
Re: Am I the only one who dislikes Justine's backhand?

I liked Amelie's backhand better, looks more pleasing but not as effective. Henin does look like she his having a seizure when she hits it, though most of the time it is effective.

The only...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 1st, 2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,932
Posted By lurker
Re: Justine ALLEZed her way to defeat,,,

No, both points Sam lost in that game to go down 0-30 were definitely UEs. She slammed a crosscourt forehand into the net, that got an Allez! from Henin, who hadn't been using it for previous...
Forum: General Messages   May 31st, 2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,932
Posted By lurker
Re: Henin's Allez @ 6-2 1-6 4-3* 0-30

Oh, yeah. I remember the commentators saying something about it when she allezed during the match against Kim. I guess karma is finally coming back to bite Justine now.
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