Great match!! 7-5, 6-4 against Henin.
Did anyone see the match?? Can you tell what was it like please
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Lindsay Davenport of the U.S. leans against a Porsche 911 Targa during the victory ceremony at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Filderstadt, southern Germany, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2001. Davenport beat Justine Henin of Belguim 7-5, 6-4 and received the car as a prize. (AP Photo/Daniel Maurer)
Looking over all these OLD threads gives me goosebumps! This thread refers to a the Filderstadt Final from 2001 (only Justine's 7th final!) At this point, she had made the Wimbledon final a few months ago and only had 4 titles of her own (all tier III and under) NO SLAMS!
Did people know what Justine would become?
It's kinda chilling to look back to 2003 and see the threads when Yetunde was shot. There are people upset coz they think it was Venus due to bad phrasing ("Elder Williams Sister Shot" etc).
And an interesting point is that in the threads for the 2002 IW tournament, (particlarly when the entry list came out without the name of either of WS), there is no mention of racism in the threads I checked. Did people not know at that time that the Williams family considered it racist? People refer to it simply as "booing" and don't mention racism.
It's fun to look up birthday threads too ("Happy 20th Birthday Elena!") haha
I just spent two hours looking over these old posts (I was only 10 and a half when this thread was made!!!)