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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 11:53 AM   #16
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

Any player that doesn't hit the ball hard is compared to Martina.

Been going on for years.
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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 11:55 AM   #17
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

:Well at least Aga leads H2H
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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 11:58 AM   #18
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

No one on the tour plays like Hingis
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

I'd say both Radwanska and Hingis exist(ed) in the same ecological niche, game-wise. Of course, achievement-wise, they are not similar at all ...
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

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Any player that doesn't hit the ball hard is compared to Martina.

Been going on for years.
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57. Every single underpowered player will get compared to Hingis. (The Friend and Corswandt)
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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 12:15 PM   #21
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam


Their match. They are indeed quite different, however Aga winning (or not) a slam wouldn't make a difference to the comparison of their respective styles - Sharapova doesn't play like Clijsters just because they both won 4 slams.
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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 12:27 PM   #22
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

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Hingis still bitter after that loss?

Seriously though, this whole comparison thing is rather silly. Major titles, win-loss ratio, winning first slam at the age of 16 - what can Aga show here, really? On the other hand, tennis is so much based on power these days, maybe Hingis would have not been so successful, was she 9 years younger. Just my 2c.
Nothing to be bitter about.

Radwanska is a bad copy of Martina.
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

She's right Radwanks is a great player, but she needs to win slams to be compared to Martina.
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

Would Hingis have beaten Serena in a Wimbledon final?
Or Clijsters at the Australian Open?
Those are the likes that have beaten Aga deep in slams.
Uncharitable observes might say Hingis was lucky to win those most of the slams when the Williams sisters hadn't "arrived" yet (although I don't know what happened to Graf at that time ).
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

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No one on the tour plays like Hingis
Yep. It's like people who compared them have never seen Martina play.
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

she's so right

its absolutely disgusting that pushwanska is so frequently mentioned alongside one of the most talented attacking players of all time
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

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I think they get compared because they play a similar role - relying on craft, tactics, variety etc. in comparison to their more powerful rivals. Personally, I don't think of Martina when I watch Aga; I just think people see a correlation between them.
lol what variety?

all pushwanska does is push the ball back to the middle of the court and wait for an UE from her opponent
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lol what variety?

all pushwanska does is push the ball back to the middle of the court and wait for an UE from her opponent
that's so 2010
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Re: Hingis - Compare Radwanska to me when she's won a slam

Hingis is a FRAUD. She tested positive for cocaine in Wimbledon 2007.

The likelihood that she is a little Lance Armstrong of tennis is quite high. When their career is slipping away into obscurity the cheaters will try to compensate by increasing the dose. Thereby also increasing the chance of getting caught..
Hingis probably cheated all her career. Just like Lance Armstrong never really won a Tour de France Hingis probably never won a GS. But I'm glad she doesn't want to be compared to Aga.

Also: Hingis tactical skills are questionable. She couldn't handle junior Azarenka. Aga could. Perhaps Hingis the cheater thought she could take on junior Azarenka without cheating. Obviously she was wrong.
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