'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to norm? - Page 9 - TennisForum.com
TennisForum.com   Wagerline.com MensTennisForums.com TennisUniverse.com
TennisForum.com is the premier Women's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!
Reply

Old Oct 5th, 2012, 02:53 AM   #121
country flag Barktra
Allez
 
Barktra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Cloud 9
Posts: 21,831
Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute Barktra has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Quote:
Originally Posted by Iceland View Post
Has anyone mentioned Likhovtseva here?
I don't considered her one IMO

She ended the year in the top 50 for 12 straight years I think she was pretty consistent where she was at
Barktra is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old Oct 5th, 2012, 04:23 PM   #122
country flag sfan
Senior Member
 
sfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Germany
Posts: 259
sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice sfan is just really nice
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Venus Williams. Thankfully she was at the top only for few week.
__________________

Roland Garros 2012 -


Maria Sharapova - Champion
Serena Williams - Kicked out in R1
sfan is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 02:02 PM   #123
country flag Randy H
Moderator - Juniors
 
Randy H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 12,769
Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute Randy H has a reputation beyond repute
Karina Habsudova


Sent from my iPhone using VS Free
__________________
"Religion has actually convinced people that there is an invisible man living in the sky who watches everything you do, every minute of every day. And the invisible man has a special list of ten things he does not want you to do. Any if you do any of these ten things, he has a special place, full of fire and smoke and burning and torture and anguish, where he will send you to live and suffer and burn and choke and scream and cry forever and ever 'til the end of time!

But he loves you."

George Carlin
Randy H is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 02:11 PM   #124
country flag Valanga
NEDERLAND
 
Valanga's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Natalie
Posts: 66,348
Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Quote:
Originally Posted by sfan View Post
Venus Williams. Thankfully she was at the top only for few week.
A journeywoman who wins more slams than your fave
__________________


Suicide: 08 Montreal 08 Stuttgart 09 USO 11 Eastbourne Stanford 13 Sydney Highest ranked #03
Tennis Tipping: 09 Cincy D 10 Brisbane D Copenhagen SD 11 Palermo D Beijing S 12 Pattaya S Stuttgart Baku D 13 Palermo D 14 Monterrey D(SCHR: 17 DCHR: 10)
Valanga is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 03:28 PM   #125
country flag Halepsova
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 4,647
Halepsova has disabled reputation
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Aleksandra Wozniak
Bondarenko sisters
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Fabiola Zuluaga
__________________
Serena Halep
Halepsova is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 03:49 PM   #126
Setsuna.
.
 
Setsuna.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 23,998
Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute Setsuna. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Quote:
Originally Posted by Melange View Post
no some fking idiots cant read
+1.
__________________

Chakvetadze Barthel Pavlyuchenkova Kerber Halep Shvedova Bencic
Setsuna. is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 04:47 PM   #127
country flag joeh37
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 2,751
joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of joeh37 has much to be proud of
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Loit? perhaps, or Camille Pin.
Then again when was Pin ever a top player?

Sticking with the french theme could Dechy be put in this category. Reached her Slam Semi and had a good rest of the year then went downhill.
__________________
R.I.P Bally

Thankyou for years of service to British tennis




@Joeh_37
joeh37 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 04:49 PM   #128
country flag Valanga
NEDERLAND
 
Valanga's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Natalie
Posts: 66,348
Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute Valanga has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Clarisa Fernandez?
__________________


Suicide: 08 Montreal 08 Stuttgart 09 USO 11 Eastbourne Stanford 13 Sydney Highest ranked #03
Tennis Tipping: 09 Cincy D 10 Brisbane D Copenhagen SD 11 Palermo D Beijing S 12 Pattaya S Stuttgart Baku D 13 Palermo D 14 Monterrey D(SCHR: 17 DCHR: 10)
Valanga is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 6th, 2012, 06:11 PM   #129
MakarovaFan
Senior Member
 
MakarovaFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Ohio
Posts: 2,359
MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future MakarovaFan has a brilliant future
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Quote:
Originally Posted by TNT2009 View Post
Aleksandra Wozniak
Bondarenko sisters
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Fabiola Zuluaga
Ai, ai, ai....you do realize Alona Bondarenko spent 5 consecutive years as top 35,in a 4 year span was seeded a 14 majors and has made it to the 3rd or better in 10 majors and only fell off due to surgery in which she has yet to return.
Beth Mattek-Sands was only ever seeded ONCE in a major and never cracked the top 30, so she hardly fits this; besides the fact that she was top 40, got injured then returned back to top 40 before being injured again(so again this doesn't fit at all)
And Zuluaga was top 40, became injured then returned BACK to top 40 and finished her last season 23 in the world!
__________________
~Elena Makarova~goddess of tennis
New Breed: Maria,Anastasia Myskina,Nicole,Ana,Tatiana Golovin,Jelena J,Iveta Benesova,Olga Poutchkova,Camille Pin,Maria Kirilenko,Alonya Bondarenko,Meilen Tu,Sania Mirza,Rezai,Ashley H,Tataina Poutchek,Sandra Kloesel,Klara Z,Mirjana Lucic,Dominka Cibulkova,Emauelle Gagliardi,Jelena Kostanic,Iroda,Martina Sucha,Raluca Olaru,Kveta,Marta D,Bethanie,Bychkova

Lilia Osterloh,Viktoriya Kutuzova,Yurika Sema,Anastasia Pivavrova(?),Stanislava Hrozenska,Marie-Eve,Zsofia,Angelika Roesch,Sunitha Rao,Anne Keothavang,Olivia Sanchez,Angela Haynes,Alex S,Jelena Dokic,Rosana De Los Rios,Kristina Brandi,Eva Fislova,Lindsay Lee

Elena Makarova,Anna K, Capriati,Lindsay,Henrieta Nagyova,Anca Barna,Petra Mandula,Jana Kandarr,
MakarovaFan is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 7th, 2012, 05:47 AM   #130
Joseosu19
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 3,414
Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future Joseosu19 has a brilliant future
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

To me Jankovic over-achieved...she was thought by most to be a top 20 player who might sneak into the top 10, but a solid 2007, along with some injuries/weak form by others allowed her into the top 5. Any one who considers a player who manages to make it to the top 5 (let alone #1) a journeywoman, though, is crazy.

Mariaan de Swardt comes to mind...I believe it was 95 or 96 where she had an abnormally sucessful year
__________________
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario Always #1
Joseosu19 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 7th, 2012, 07:48 AM   #131
country flag fufuqifuqishahah
Senior Member
 
fufuqifuqishahah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 10,504
fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute fufuqifuqishahah has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wtrain View Post
I used to love Asagoe for some reason.
me too (and still do)
__________________
Rafa, A-Rod, RobbieG, Blake, PimPim, PHM, Monaco, Fele!

.
Grand Slam [oJankyoNutcrackeroAnaresoVeeo]
Come Baaaack [oShinoboooMarie!oThe Original Russian Bombshello]
Wake Up! [oNastyaoThe Slovak SpideroFrannyoMomooVaniaoJellyDee!o]

..
fufuqifuqishahah is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 7th, 2012, 08:04 AM   #132
country flag jasonbloom
Senior Member
 
jasonbloom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 1,329
jasonbloom has disabled reputation
Rezai is the first come to my mind

Sent from my LT15i using VerticalSports.Com App
__________________
~~Lucie Safarova ~~Michaella Krajicek ~~Nadia Petrova ~~

~~JJ~~Dani~~Lena B~~

~~Nicole~~Nastya~~Lena D~~

Last edited by jasonbloom : Oct 7th, 2012 at 08:32 AM.
jasonbloom is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 7th, 2012, 09:46 AM   #133
country flag TS
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 17,768
TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute TS has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Threads like this are always certain to frustrate, because people begin to compile a list of players WHO WERE NEVER TOP PLAYERS TO BEGIN WITH.
TS is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 7th, 2012, 10:12 AM   #134
country flag rnwerner
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 2,611
rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future rnwerner has a brilliant future
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to norm?

That can mean
a) in terms of ranking
b) in terms of tournaments.

Nearly all posts focused on rakings,

but what about Martinez Sanchez or Rezai who won 1 very big tournamnent and don't have any really good result at other big tournaments.
Or Hradacka who reached the final of Madrid and don't have any huge results at other big tournaments.

That's more like being a top player for one week.
__________________
Wimbledon: A. Radwanska - Halep

Titel [Suicide T.]: Marrakesch 2014, Rom 2013, Guangzhou 2013, Peking 2012 und Fes 2012
[TT]: ITF Cagnes-Sur-Mer 2011 und ITF Hechingen 2012
[TT D]: ITF Shrewsbury 2012 (mit Hapsara) und ITF Biarritz 2013 (mit Heinann)
[FITD]: Budapest 2013
[FITD Doubles]: Madrid 2013 und Dubai 2014 [Q-Ball]: Brisbane 2013 und Madrid 2014
rnwerner is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 7th, 2012, 05:13 PM   #135
country flag Archer16
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,227
Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute Archer16 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to nor

Quote:
Originally Posted by rnwerner View Post
'Journey Women' who became top players for a brief period before returning to norm?

That can mean
a) in terms of ranking
b) in terms of tournaments.

Nearly all posts focused on rakings,

but what about Martinez Sanchez or Rezai who won 1 very big tournamnent and don't have any really good result at other big tournaments.
Or Hradacka who reached the final of Madrid and don't have any huge results at other big tournaments.

That's more like being a top player for one week.
This thread is about ranking as defined by its creator.
For one-tournament wonders you have this.

Mariajo finished the past three seasons top 35 so her CH of #19 after that Rome win is not much of a ranking aberration, and Hradecka have been stable around the top 50 mark for quite a while (even though she focuses more on doubles).
Rezai, other than Madrid, also won the first ToC ('09), which had very inflated ranking points that year, and as Jason said she does fit this thread.
Archer16 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios