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Forum: General Messages   Jul 31st, 2007, 06:11 AM
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Posted By XTN
Re: Who is greater, Graf vs Court?

Very well put. I have to agree with this. That said, I voted for Graf sorry she is my favorite player of all time.

In any case, I have always felt that Court's achievements are underrated,...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,258
Posted By XTN
Re: Has there ever been a number one player that wasn't Arrogant?

you can believe how great you are all you want, and you can tell it to the entire world. but when a player beats you by playing well, even if you are not at your best, it is common courtesy to at...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,258
Posted By XTN
Re: Has there ever been a number one player that wasn't Arrogant?

graf may not have been the most humble person but if you look at the interview she had when she lost to ASV in the 1992 US Open (I am not sure if I am allowed to post links here) you will see that...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,258
Posted By XTN
Re: Has there ever been a number one player that wasn't Arrogant?

guess we may be arguing semantics here then as to what arrogant means but IMO it was disrespectful of Serena to essentially invalidate anything Justine did in Roland Garros when she did not even...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,258
Posted By XTN
Re: Has there ever been a number one player that wasn't Arrogant?

One difference: the respect they show their opponent not only during a match but also afterwards.
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By XTN
Re: Has there ever been a number one player that wasn't Arrogant?

And of course serena at her best could beat any other past great at their best. That is how tennis is. In the 80s or 90s, if someone hit their serve at 107mph, that could already be the fastest serve...
Forum: General Messages   Jun 26th, 2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,258
Posted By XTN
Re: Has there ever been a number one player that wasn't Arrogant?

of course every top player has self-confidence and even arrogance. but of all the past number one players, most if not all them would at least give credit to their opponents when they lost. they...
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