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Old Sep 7th, 2012, 03:56 AM   #31
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

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If Graf wasn't a tennis player who would have won her slams, this a stupid thread TBH.
But u sure took the time to come in and even more time to post didn't u?
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Old Sep 7th, 2012, 04:03 AM   #32
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

There is actually no way we can tell because of the whole butterfly effects. Everything will change, the draw, the ranking, it will even affect all the other slams not won by them.
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Old Sep 7th, 2012, 04:49 AM   #33
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

It seems Davenport suffered the most
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Old Sep 7th, 2012, 05:02 AM   #34
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

Davenport and Henin would be considered greater than Seles, Connolly, and possibly King and Lenglen, if the Williams sisters didnt exist. Amazing.
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Old Sep 7th, 2012, 05:34 AM   #35
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

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It seems Davenport suffered the most

She sure did----I remember everyone had all but handed her the trophy at Wimbledon 2000 ... The way Venus especially turned the tables on her after all the beatings when she first came on the tour was amazing...
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

Uhm, some were really hard to say

1999 USO Davenport
2002 FO Seles
2002 W Mauresmo
2002 USO Davenport
2003 AO Henin
2003 W Davenport
2005 AO Davenport
2007 AO Sharapova
2008 USO Jankovic
2009 AO Dementieva
2009 W Dementieva
2010 AO Henin or maybe Azarenka
2010 W Kvitova
2012 W Azarenka or Kvitova


2000 W Davenport
2000 USO Davenport
2001 W Davenport
2001 USO Capriati
2005 W Davenport
2007 W maybe Sharapova
2008 W Dementieva maybe
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

lol sorry I love Dinara, but her and Elena would have collapsed in finals against anyone if they had a semblance of a chance, not even if Serena or Venus played in the finals.

My beloved Jelena even - yes she played well, but would you be shocked if she choked set points against say...Dinara in a final? You'd hope Dinara would have gotten better in 08 after the French, but then we saw how she played in 2009.....who would've won if it was Dinara vs. Jelena in 08?
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

Australian Open:
- 2003: Kim Clijsters
- 2005: Maria Sharapova
- 2007: Maria Sharapova
- 2009: Elena Dementieva
- 2010: Justine Henin

French Open:
- 2002: Jennifer Capriati

Wimbledon:
- 2000: Lindsay Davenport
- 2001: Lindsay Davenport
- 2002: Justine Henin
- 2003: Lindsay Davenport
- 2005: Lindsay Davenport
- 2007: Justine Henin
- 2008: Elena Dementieva
- 2009: Elena Dementieva
- 2010: Vera Zvonareva
- 2012: Victoria Azarenka

US Open:
- 1999: Martina Hingis
- 2000: Martina Hingis
- 2001: Kim Clijsters
- 2002: Lindsay Davenport
- 2008: Jelena Jankovic

Olympic Games:
- 2000: Monica Seles
- 2012: Maria Sharapova
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Old Sep 7th, 2012, 07:53 AM   #39
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

The question is would tennis exist?
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

I guess it's fun to do this kind of stuff but it's almost impossible to say.


- The whole draw of each major would have been different so we don't know who would have been playing who.

- Power tennis might have stayed at the level Seles brought it to so many playing styles would be different.

- ??
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But u sure took the time to come in and even more time to post didn't u?
Me too.
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this thread just reminded me of the butterfly effect
Right? Was just thinking about that.
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Re: If the Williams Sisters weren't tennis players- who would've won their slams?

Dinara and Jelena would both be Slam winners. It would be so well-deserved, I wish it was true.
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Dementieva would have so many slams
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