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Old Jul 19th, 2013, 04:43 PM   #2776
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I would not be surprised if Steffi and John Korff didn't engage in some good-natured teasing, razzing, and practical jokes to this day. The upcoming Hamburg-Mahwah stretch is filled with you-cannot-make-this-up incidents.

GRAF TO PROVIDE RAMAPO TOURNEY WITH GRANDEUR
The Record
New Jersey
Tuesday, July 19, 1988
John Jackson

If she wins the U.S. Open later this summer, Steffi Graf would be the first woman to capture the grand slam of tennis since 1970.

And by just appearing at the United Jersey Bank Tennis Classic the week before the U.S. Open, Graf will ensure a grand slam for the organizers of the tournament at Ramapo College.

Graf is the hottest commodity in tennis, and her presence would guarantee a series of sellouts for the medium-sized U.S. Open tuneup.

"We're delighted to have Steffi back this year," tournament director John Korff said Monday at a news conference promoting the event, which runs from Aug. 22-28.

Graf, the top-ranked women's player in the world, has won the first three grand slam events this year the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon. A singles win at the U.S. Open would make Graf the first grand slam winner since Margaret Smith Court in 1970.

Graf has entered the UJB Classic each of the last five years. She didn't play in 1985 because of a toe injury, and she missed last year's tournament because of last-minute dental work.

Just to be safe, tournament organizers have a list of Bergen County dentists.

So far, four former singles champions Graf, Jo Durie, Kathy Rinaldi, and last year's winner, Manuela Maleeva are expected to play in the tournament.

Play in the 28-player draw will begin Monday, Aug. 22 after a three-day qualifying tournament. Graf, who won the tournament in 1986, has a first-round bye (one of four) and is expected to play her first match Tuesday, Aug. 23 in the evening session.

Prize money has been increased by 33 percent to $200,000 for singles and doubles, and the quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals will be televised by Madison Square Garden Network and FNN Score.

Last year's championship doubles team, Lori McNeil and Gigi Fernandez, will be back, but they won't be playing together. McNeil will be paired with Betsy Nagleson, and Fernandez will team with Robin White. Each team will try to well, sort of defend its title.

Graf, of course, is favored to win the singles competition.

"With Graf, it depends on how she's playing," said Fernandez, who is ranked No. 51 in the world in singles. "If she's on, she's unbeatable. "

Tickets are available through the tournament office (825-9100), or at any United Jersey Bank branch.
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Old Jul 21st, 2013, 11:11 PM   #2777
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Steffi pulled out of the Canadian Open due to a scheduling fiasco, leaving some people very irate. I'm undecided whether this was a classic case of the WTA promising something they know they won't/can't deliver, or whether some person or persons were trying to get Steffi to play a crazy schedule --the Canadian Open followed immediately by Mahwah followed immediately by the U.S. Open, not quite two weeks off, the Seoul Olympics-- in the hopes of derailing the bid for the Grand Slam and the Grafs refused to be played like that. (I don't think I'm being overly suspicious about the latter option, given certain things that would happen during the 1988 USO and by Navratilova's scheduling plot, seemingly aided and abetted by the WTA, for early 1989, which was so blatant the Graf camp had to publicly call them on it. Just because you're paranoid, it doesn't mean they're not out to get you.)

Meanwhile, in Germany, Steffi has reportedly had a mishap involving a dog fight and her right hand. Whether Max was really the cause or whether this was one of her "motorcycle misadventures" or the result of general klutziness is unknown. Steffi, if you really skidded out on a motorbike or caught your finger in a door, clear the dog's name!

Steffi will play
Hamburger Abendblatt
July 20, 1988
No. 167, Page 12
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Hamburg - World ranked number one Steffi Graf confirmed her start at the $200,000 Citizens Cup women's tennis tournament at Hamburg's Rothenbaum club. Tournament director Heinz Brenner received the report that "The doctor gave the green light," after the announcement that the Wimbledon champion was bitten by her shepherd dog Max at her hometown of Brühl. Steffi Graf had wanted to intervene in a quarrel between her dog and a cocker spaniel.

The wild cards for the Hamburg tournament will be awarded to the up-and-coming players Katharina Düll (Berlin), Steffi Menning (Augsburg) und Tanja Weigl (Landshut).

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ra Hamburg - Die Weltranglisten-Erste Steffi Graf hat ihren Start beim Damen-Tennisturnier um den Citizen Cup (200 000 Dollar) am Hamburger Rothenbaum bestätigt. Turnierchef Heinz Brenner erhielt nach der Meldung, die Wimbledonsiegerin sei in ihrer Heimatstadt Brühl von ihrem Schäferhund Max gebissen worden, die Nachricht: "Der Arzt hat grünes Licht gegeben." Steffi Graf hatte den Streit ihres Hundes mit einem Cokkerspaniel schlichten wollen.

Die Wild Cards für das Hamburger Turnier wurden an die Nachwuchsspielerinnen Katharina Düll (Berlin), Steffi Menning (Augsburg) und Tanja Weigl (Landshut) vergeben.
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Old Jul 25th, 2013, 09:16 PM   #2779
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On the eve of the Hamburg tournament some number of fans endured drizzling rain in hopes Steffi would make an appearance on the practice courts. But Steffi was having a day at the races. Note that she only got to sit in the car, not drive it, which was likely for the best.

Graf finds experience at auto race 'exciting'
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Monday, July 25, 1988
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HOCKENHEIM, West Germany - Tennis wunderkind Steffi Graf discovered a new thrill Sunday when she attended the West German Grand Prix Formula One auto race.

The Wimbledon champion has a special interest in the local Rial team. The team is owned by West German wheel magnate and Graf family friend Gunter Schmid.

Graf, 19, got to sit in the high-revving Rial racer while it was started in the pit lane of the Hockenheimring track.

"It was a very good feeling, very exciting," she said. "Everything was moving and vibrating."

Graf lives in a small town outside Mannheim, which is just down the autobahn from Hockenheimring.
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You can feel the metaphorical tectonic plates of the German press and public and Steffi Graf are once more grinding against each other. Something seismic is bound to happen before the tournament is finished.

Sssuper! Steffi is here!
Hamburger Abendblatt
Tuesday, July 26, 1988
No. 172, Page 7
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Steffi Graf is finally here. But her entrance into Hamburg was not akin to that of a gladiator. The undisclosed arrival date could lure no fans at all to the airport.

Even at 6:01 p.m., when she emerged from her contracted coach, make and model Opel Senator (her advertising agreement with the Rüsselsheim automobile company makes her around a million Marks richer each year), no hand stirred, not with applause nor to take out a pen for an autograph. In the morning it had been totally different. But standing for hours in front of the Ramada hotel had made the Steffi fans tired, and they put to flight.

And even in the hotel lobby, the Wimbledon champion received no applause. A camera crew, shooting an advertisement for Fielmann glasses, only briefly disturbed themselves from their work. The girlish models, with Fielmann products on their powdered noses, also proved themselves not especially sharp-eyed and asked: "You mean that's Steffi?"

The 19-year-old from Brühl, who wanted no fuss anyway, could only be fine with it. With mother Heidi as her only escort, she quickly disappeared into the elevator, reappearing ten minutes later as the easy-to-recognize tennis player: gray track pants, white polo shirt with inconspicuous advertising patches and conspicuous shoes with three stripes. And the likewise advertisement-adorned Opel raced to Rothenbaum.

There, things seemed somewhat different. The fans almost flung themselves on their blonde favorite. Steffi gave her scribbled autographs with no particular patience. Only when two "sweet lassies" from Wellingsbüttel, Mareike and Wiebke (both 8) fumbled after paper and pencils in their colorful backpacks, did she affectionately say: "Slowly now, you'll have your turn, too." But when Mareike was desirous of more autographs for brothers and sisters back home, Steffi's composure vanished. What she quickly put to paper then could have been from Jane Doe.

She then quickly went on the practice court. She had to employ the Chilean Ivan Camus, coach of Wiltrud Probst, as a one-off practice partner. Pavel Slozil, Steffi's Czechoslovakian coach, had been held up by traffic on the way from Brühl to Hamburg. Mother Heidi reprehended gently: "They took a long time." After an hour, even Steffi doesn't want to anymore. For her, today is a day off. Tomorrow, she must start against Regina Marsikova (Czechoslovakia) -- one of her easiest exercises.
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Old Jul 28th, 2013, 08:19 PM   #2781
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Steffi Graf's First Strike - "Hey, give the other girl a game!"
6-0, 6-3 in 38 minutes. The scoreboard at Rothenbaum illustrates how superiorly Steffi Graf won her initial match. Regina Marsikova won only five points on her own merit, 20 more were thanks to errors by Steffi Graf, who gave up more than one point only twice in her eight service games.

Hamburger Abendblatt
Thursday, July 28, 1988
No. 174, Page 17
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Hamburg - The mood is boisterous. Wednesday, 2:40 p.m.: At Hamburg's Rothenbaum club, the crowd awaits the athletically alluring show of the women's tennis Grand Prix. Steffi Graf, the international number one, has her first entrance. Her opponent is Regina Marsikova (29) from Prague, 172th on the world ranking list. That means 6-0, 6-3 after 38 minutes for Steffi Graf.

More than 3,000 spectators -- more than the total attendence on the first two days combined -- came. People throng around the corridor of the player entrance: Through this lane, she must come.

In the first row of the players' box sit her mother Heidi and her father Peter Graf, brother Michael with girlfriend Anette, coach Pavel Slozil -- and Otto Waalkes, who apparently offers a private show which Heidi and Peter Graf find amusing.

A call goes through the masses: "Steffi! Steffi! Steffi!" Regina Marsikova is also warmly greeted.

The match begins. The first set lasts only 14 minutes, Steffi Graf concedes four points. "Slow it down!" calls someone from the crowd. "Hey, give the other girl a game!"

She does. In the first game of the second set slips her second double fault. The second game she allows her opponent at love. The Hamburg citizens accompany this rare gift from Steffi Graf with half touched, half astonished applause. They want to see good tennis, but no "execution."

But Regina Marsikova has no chance. Between her and Steffi Graf lie whole worlds of playing levels. Graf said she didn't imagine winning so easy, and her astonishment sounds real. After the dog bite on her right hand, she began practicing her serve again only three days ago, two days ago for her backhand.

How does she feel as the rescuer of the weakly booked tournament? It certainly wasn't pleasant to be constantly watched, but: "I have experienced worse already." The curiosity in Hamburg in 1987 was worse, since at the time she had just deposed Martina Navratilova as number one in the world rankings. "This time I feel more welcome," says Steffi Graf.

Aside from Steffi Graf, there are three other Germans still in play. After her 6-1, 6-2 win over Sabine Auer (Radolfzell), Sylvia Hanika (Munich) meets Silke Maier (Kaiserslautern; 6-1, 6-1 over the Argentine Gabriela Mosca). Isabel Cueto (Stuttgart; 6-4, 6-3 over Wiltrud Probst from Fürth) plays against Niege Dias (Brazil; 6-2, 6-2 over Norwegian Jonsson).
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The fault line has started to slip. A fickle, heckling crowd and a sarcastic, impatient tennis player are not a good mix, especially for the unfortunate opponent lined up next. Given how petulant Hanika was, I don't understand what they could have against Steffi.

Steffi Graf's Bad Day - Fans Demand a Refund
Hamburger Abendblatt
Friday, July 29, 1988
No. 175, Page 13
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Everyone has the right to a bad day. Even Steffi Graf? When the world's best tennis player marched into the quarterfinals at the women's tournament at Hamburg's Rothenbaum club after a strangely weak performance of 6-4, 6-2 against the Yugoslavian Sabrina Goles, she promptly reaped criticism from the 3,000 dissatisfied spectators.

With Steffi Graf behind 0-3 in the first set, tournament director Heinz Brenner pondered from the stands: "When has that ever happened? Ten minutes played and still not won a game!" Some visitors even demanded: "Money back!"

Steffi Graf said: "They won't get it from me. What do the people want? I was still on the court for 69 minutes." Father Peter Graf saw himself vindicated: "They have become too accustomed to Steffi's quick wins."

Sabrina Goles certainly produced one of the best matches of her life. "She always knew where my balls would land," said Steffi Graf. But even that was no excuse for the world's number one: "There are days when nothing at all works. At the end, I didn't know I had won at all."

Steffi Graf lost four service games and reached the unbelievable quota of 52 unforced errors (among them six double faults) -- also a record.

For today's quarterfinal against the Italian Raffaella Reggi, she promised: "That won't happen to me again. Maybe it was really good that life on the court was made difficult for me once in a while." Of the three times she has measured herself against the 20th ranked player, she has won the last two.

In the round of the last eight, there are two other German players. Silke Meier (Kaiserslautern) meets Radka Zrubakova (Czechoslovakia). Isabel Cueto (Stuttgart) plays against the Bulgarian Katerina Maleeva.

Yesterday Silke Meier defeated Sylvia Hanika (Munich) 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 after two and a half hours, for Silke Meier the "far and away best result of the year." She now once again holds out hope for a place on the German Federation Cup team, which defends the trophy in the beginning of December in Melbourne.

That also goes for Sylvia Hanika, who has reconciled with team chief Klaus Hofsäss. The loser grumbled about the Hamburg clay courts: "They are slow even for clay. Such a surface is an equalizer." That means: "Differences between Number 16 and Number 80 are neutralized."

That is also the reason why so few world class players came to Hamburg, fumed Sylvia Hanika furthermore. "Actually, I only came because the organization, the perks, and the player hotels are so good."

The victor saw it completely different. "A totally normal clay court," thought Silke Meier. Thus it is in tennis.
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Old Jul 29th, 2013, 04:27 PM   #2783
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And the people asking for a refund were probably the same ones who asked her to give a game to Marsikova.

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July 29, 1988
Sydney Morning Herald

CROWD GIVE GRAF THE BIRD

HAMBURG, Friday: An out of form Wimbledon champion Steffi Graf endured the rare insult of hearing a chanting crowd demand their money back at the $A247,220 Hamburg women's tennis tournament yesterday.

Graf, winner of the Australian, French and Wimbledon titles this year, eventually subdued Yugoslav Sabrina Goles, ranked 46 in the world, 6-4 6-2 but only after she became furious with herself at the number of her unforced errors.

The West German's usually lethal forehand missed the intended target so often that some of the 3,000 spectators began taunting her by shouting for a refund.

Graf trailed 3-0 in the first set before managing to reverse the trend and win the set in 43 minutes.

In two third round upsets, West German Silke Meier beat third-seeded compatriot Sylvia Hanika 6-2 3-6 6-3, while 14th-seeded Czech Radka Zrubakova defeated Spanish teenager Arantxa Sanchez, the No 5 five seed, 6-2 6-3.

THREE IN ROW FOR WOODFORDE

HILVERSUM, Friday: Australian Mark Woodforde beat third seed Claudio Mezzadri, of Switzerland, 7-5 6-2 in a quarter-final of the $A185,415 Nabisco Grand Prix tennis tournament.

It was Woodforde's third consecutive victory. Earlier, the fifth seed defeated Marko Ostoja, of Yugoslavia, and Swede Jan Gunnarson.

Top-seeded Guillermo Perez-Roldan, of Argentina, won his second-round match against West German Paul Vojtisek 6-3 6-4.

In another second-round match second seed Emilio Sanchez, of Spain, beat Dutchman Paul Dogger 6-3 6-1.
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Eh, I'm not sure this is a simple, or even complicated, case of Tall Poppy Syndrome.

IT'S NOT DEMOCRATIC, BUT IT WOULD GET MY VOTE
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"How quickly they forget" department.

Out-of-form Wimbledon champion Steffi Graf endured the rare insult of hearing a chanting crowd demand its money back at a $A247,220 women's tennis tournament in Hamburg.

The West German's usually lethal forehand missed the intended target so often that some of the 3,000 spectators began taunting her by shouting for a refund.

This is a backhanded compliment. Graf has become a tall poppy. It strengthens one's faith in human nature to know that we're not the only ones to cut them down to size.
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I had alreay heard about this 88 hamburg tournament and the refund incident, but not in details (so THANK YOU).
Still thought they wanted refund because the match was too quick
But actually no, how coherent are they ? 1st day they complain because they want to see a match no execution, and then the next day they complain because there is no execution

Strange, strange, never really saw a lot of Steffi's matches at Hamburg (appart that wonderfull 91final and 92 one vs Sanchez I think), but quite all her matches at Berlin (love this tournament !), the crowd seemed to have something against her, or is it me ?
And what happened in 1987 (She's speaking about the year before in your article) ?
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I had alreay heard about this 88 hamburg tournament and the refund incident, but not in details (so THANK YOU).
Still thought they wanted refund because the match was too quick
But actually no, how coherent are they ? 1st day they complain because they want to see a match no execution, and then the next day they complain because there is no execution
Well, expecting most people to act rationally is an irrational expectation. Steffi learns this lesson from this tournament, because the "best" is yet to come. What happens after the final is a "classic." I see Pooley has it on offer. If it contains the post-match speeches, I'm getting it.

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Strange, strange, never really saw a lot of Steffi's matches at Hamburg (appart that wonderfull 91final and 92 one vs Sanchez I think), but quite all her matches at Berlin (love this tournament!), the crowd seemed to have something against her, or is it me ?
And what happened in 1987 (She's speaking about the year before in your article) ?
The 1987 Hamburg tournament lost two whole days to rain, which of course hurt attendance (only 40,000 -- although that isn't bad for the circumstances) and annoyed most of the players. Something like they didn't even have the round of 32 finished or the doubles started on the day they should have played the quarterfinals. And then Claudia Kohde-Kilsch and Bettina Bunge lost early to "nobodies." With not much else to do, the press and paparazzi got a little obnoxious with Steffi, who was apparently in a grumpy mood to begin with, and she didn't tolerate being followed around.

I guess it turned into a "Everything is your fault, Steffi!" -- "What do you want me to do about the weather and the other Germans losing?" -- "Put on more of show for us, Steffi!" -- "Are you guys for real?" -- "The men's tournament is better, Steffi!" -- "Why do I even try?" argument.

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Yesterday, the crowd gave Graf the bird; today, Graf gives the crowd the bird right back. The gloves, or at least the bandages on her finger, come off, and if ever a scoreline was intended to send a message to many different parties, this is the one. Poor Reggi was probably asking herself: "Why did it have to be me?" Undoubtedly, much of the tennis world, especially the "Stop Steffi" movement, was watching carefully to see how Steffi responded to being heckled. It could not have been encouraging. Don't make her angry. That tactic might have worked when she was 15 or 16. She knows what to do with her anger now.

A side effect of this was that it seemed to prove what many had already suspected: Steffi Graf could blank out most opponents at will. If 98% of the other players were scared to death to play her, it was because 98% of the other players knew she could double bagel them if she really wanted to. This fed the "Steffi hysteria" among the rank-and-file players (and even some of the top players).

Steffi also gets in a subtle verbal swipe. I guess she saw HSV's opening home game vs. Borussia Dortmund, which was quite the 0-0 dud. Throwing Hamburg's catch phrase back in their faces, she comments that she saw "no sssuper match." At least she didn't ask for a refund.

"Is that better now?" - Steffi Graf wins 6-0, 6-0
Hamburger Abendblatt
Saturday, July 30, 1988
No. 176, Page 13
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Hamburg - Steffi Graf put the conditions straight again. At 6-0, 6-0, she gave the Italian Raffaella Reggi no chance in quarterfinal of the women's tennis tournament at Hamburg's Rothenbaum club. "I can't play much better," said the world's number one, who this time delayed her opponent for only 45 minutes. In front of only 2,000 spectators, the Italian allowed herself to celebrate each of her four earned points.

The two other German players in the Rothenbaum quarterfinals were dumped out. Last year's finalist Isabel Cueto lost 2-6, 6-7 after a hard struggle against Katerina Maleeva and complained: "It's a shame that I wasn't allowed to play on the center court." Silke Meier was defeated by Radka Zrubakova (Czechoslovakia) 2-6, 1-6 and said: "I was so tired."
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Saturday, July 30, 1988
The Associated Press

Shutout For Graf

HAMBURG, West Germany - Steffi Graf of West Germany beat Italy's Raffaella Reggi 6-0, 6-0 and advanced to the semifinals of the $200,000 Virginia Slims of Hamburg.

Graf, who won her first Wimbledon title earlier this month, bounced back after a poor showing in her victory Thursday over Yugoslavia's Sabrina Goles.

"I'm much happier," Graf said. "My play was much, much better today. It's more important to me how I play, the result takes second place."

In other matches, Katerina Maleeva of Bulgaria beat West Germany's Isabel Cueto 6-2, 7-6, Radka Zubrakova of Czechoslovakia beat West Germany's Silke Meier 6-2, 6-1, and Bettina Fulco of Argentina beat Italy's Sandra Cecchini 7-5, 6-1.

Agassi has close call

STRATTON MOUNTAIN, Vt. - Second-seeded Andre Agassi survived a second-set power failure and defeated No. 10 Jay Berger 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 Friday in the quarterfinals of the $601,500 Volvo International Tennis Tournament.

Agassi, the top-ranked American in the world (No. 5 overall), will face 12th-seeded Dan Goldie in one semifinal today. Goldie outlasted 17-year-old Jim Courier 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

The other two quarterfinals also went three sets. Ninth-seeded Darren Cahill of Australia eliminated Roger Smith of the Bahamas 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 and Paul Annacone, the 13th seed, outlasted Marty Davis 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

Agassi, who has won four tournaments and $401,000 this year, won the first four games of the match behind a smashing forehand that had Berger out of position for much of the set.

He started the second set the same way, with a forehand winner and an ace to win the first game. But then, his shots suddenly lost their zip and Berger, ranked 21st in the world, dominated the rest of the set, winning the next six games, including two breaks when Agassi double-faulted away his serve.

"I actually felt strong in the second set, but I let it slip away," said Agassi, who blamed a lack of concentration. "I thought it was going to go the same way, especially after I won the first game."
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Well, expecting most people to act rationally is an irrational expectation. Steffi learns this lesson from this tournament, because the "best" is yet to come. What happens after the final is a "classic." I see Pooley has it on offer. If it contains the post-match speeches, I'm getting it.
Hope we will learn in the next articles about the post match speeches !!! I am (more) intrigued now


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The 1987 Hamburg tournament lost two whole days to rain, which of course hurt attendance (only 40,000 -- although that isn't bad for the circumstances) and annoyed most of the players. Something like they didn't even have the round of 32 finished or the doubles started on the day they should have played the quarterfinals. And then Claudia Kohde-Kilsch and Bettina Bunge lost early to "nobodies." With not much else to do, the press and paparazzi got a little obnoxious with Steffi, who was apparently in a grumpy mood to begin with, and she didn't tolerate being followed around.

I guess it turned into a "Everything is your fault, Steffi!" -- "What do you want me to do about the weather and the other Germans losing?" -- "Put on more of show for us, Steffi!" -- "Are you guys for real?" -- "The men's tournament is better, Steffi!" -- "Why do I even try?" argument.
Ok I see, if you have some read about it ?
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Re: Steffi Graf Admiration Thread Vol 2

Hi everybody,
wanted to know if someone has recorded the interview with Andre and Stefanie with CNN Dimensions with Vijay Amritraj??
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