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I know Venus and Serena didn't play in the juniors. And that Martina was junior number 1 (I think) but how successful/unsuccessful were the rest of the top 20?

Are they all past number 1s? Or were any of them reall bad in the juniors and are late developers?
 

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Jelena Dokic was junior no.1 for a while too. Kim Clijsters did pretty well in juniors too, with a strong rivalry with Jelena.

Martina Hingis won the junior French Open aged 12 which is an amazing achievement when you see how many 16/17/18yr olds she had to beat to do it.

Venus did play juniors and had a really good record (something like 63-0) but then stopped because her parents thought it interfered with her education. So, Serena never played.

I don't think I know anything else of interest, so I'll leave it to the experts... <img src="smile.gif" border="0">
 

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Lindsay reached AUS 92 final , not much else to note.<br />Justine was French winner in 97 , injuries didnt help.

Kim was pretty good in juniors but no slams , left early <br />Amelie was IF junior champ in 96 when she had some pretty funny glasses.

Tauziat was nothing special .... very late developer

Testud was late developer <br />Maggie was pretty good , won 3 slams in 1990 but suprisingly wasnt ITF World Champ in 1990 (Karina Habsudova won it)

Capriati won RG and US in 1989

Shaughnessy won french 96<br />Elena Dementieva won Orange Bowl 98 , was ranked #2.
 

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I thought Shaughnessy lost to Amelie in the French 96 finals. I read an article that said she was really dissapointed with it to at the time and Bud Collins tried to cheer her up. And usually he does, but he couldn't get a smile from Meghann.
 

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This is what I know about Dokic:

1998 ITF Junior World Girls Singles Champion

In the slams, her results were:

SF Australian Open<br />F French Open<br />SF Wimbledon<br />WINNER US Open

<br />In the slam doubles:

WINNER French Open (W/Clijsters)<br />F US Open (w/Dominikovic)

Here are her results:

Victorian Junior Chmps. Grade-2::

1R bye <br />2R Monique Adamczak AUS W 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 <br />3R Eleni Daniilidou (5) GRE W 6-3, 6-0 <br />QF Leanne Baker (4) NZL W 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 <br />SF Rochelle Rosenfield (9) AUS W 6-3, 7-5 <br />F Rewa Hudson (3) NZL W 6-3, 6-3 <br /> <br />Australian Hardcourt Junior Chmps. Grade-1:

1R Rewa Hudson NZL W 6-2, 1-6, 6-2 <br />2R Ansley Cargill USA W 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 <br />3R Stanislava Hrozenska SVK L 3-6, 4-6

Australian Open Junior Chmps. Grade-A:

1R Donna McIntyre AUS W 6-2, 6-4 <br />2R Kinga Berecz-Szatmari HUN W 6-3, 6-1 <br />3R Francesca Schiavone ITA W 6-2, 6-4 <br />QF Kildine Chevalier (6) FRA W 6-2, 7-6 (3)<br />SF Wynne Prakusya INA L 5-7, 6-3, 4-6 <br /> <br />Japan Open Junior Chmps. Grade-1:

1R bye <br />2R Sybille Bammer AUT W 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 <br />3R Alessia Nikolaeva (9) BLR W 6-0, 6-3 <br />QF Kinga Berecz (11) HUN W 6-4, 6-4 <br />SF Leanne Baker (5) NZL W 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 <br />F Evie Dominikovic (1) AUS L 3-6, 1-6

Torneo Internazionale Giovahlie Citta Di Prato Grade-2:

1R bye <br />2R Amandine Dulone FRA W 6-4, 7-6 (?-?) <br />3R Valentina Sassi (wc) ITA L 4-6, 7-5, 4-6

Torneo Internazionale Citta Di Santa Croce Grade-1:

1R bye <br />2R Elena Voropaeva RUS W 6-3, 6-4 <br />3R Mia Buric (9) GER W 6-3, 6-4 <br />QF Daniela Bedanova (9) CZE W 6-1, 6-2 <br />SF Tina Hergold (3) SLO W 6-1, 6-2 <br />F Maria-Emilia Salerni (3) ARG W 6-0, 6-3

Italian Junior Open Grade-A:

1R Mia Buric GER W 7-6 (?-?), 6-4 <br />2R Daniela Bedanova CZE W 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 <br />3R Stanislava Hrozenska (13) SVK W 6-4, 7-5 <br />QF Eleni Daniilidou GRE W 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 <br />SF Antonella Serra-Zanetti (2) ITA L 2-6, 6-4, 3-6 <br /> <br />Astrid Bowl Int'l Junior Chmps. Grade-1:

1R bye <br />2R Radka Sottova CZE W 6-3, 6-2 <br />3R Lauren Kalvaria (12) USA W 6-1, 6-4 <br />QF Eleni Daniilidou (10) GRE W 1-6, 6-2, 6-1 <br />SF Laura Bao (LL) SUI W 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (?-?) <br />F Kim Clijsters (5) BEL W 7-6 (4), 6-2 <br /> <br />French Open Junior Chmps. Grade-A:

1R Ivana Visic CRO W 6-4, 6-1 <br />2R Lina Krasnoroutskaya RUS W 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2 <br />3R Gabriela Volekova SVK W 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 <br />QF Tina Pisnik (2) SLO W 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 <br />SF Elena Dementieva (5) RUS W 6-1, 5-7, 6-3 <br />F Nadejda Petrova (12) RUS L 3-6, 3-6

LTA Int'l Junior Chmps. Grade-2:

1R Kirsty Thomas GBR W 6-3, 4-6, 6-0 <br />2R Natalie Grandin RSA W 7-6 (?-?), 6-4 <br />QF Dora Krstulovic CRO W 6-4, 6-2 <br />SF Eleni Daniilidou GRE L 4-6, 2-6 <br /> <br />LTA Int'l Junior Chmps. Grade-1:

1R Na Li (Q) CHN W 6-2, 6-3 <br />2R Daniela Bedanova CZE W 6-7 (?-?), 6-3, 6-0 <br />3R Eva Dyrberg DEN W 6-2, 6-2 <br />QF Eleni Daniilidou GRE W 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 <br />SF Wynne Prakusya INA W 6-4, 7-6 (?-?) <br />F Evie Dominikovic (1) AUS W 6-2, 6-1 <br /> <br />Wimbledon Junior Chmps. Grade-A:

1R Natalie Grandin RSA W 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 <br />2R Kate Granson USA W 6-2, 6-1 <br />3R Erica Krauth (9) ARG W 6-4, 6-4 <br />QF Milagros Seguera (11) VEN W 6-3, 6-3 <br />SF Kim Clijsters BEL L 3-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6 <br /> <br />KB Fed Cup ITF Event:

Mariana Diaz-Oliva ARG W 6-2, 6-2 <br />Laura Montalvo ARG W 6-3, 6-2

Canadian Junior Int'l Chmps. Grade-1:

1R Petya Marinova CAN W 7-6 (4), 6-1 <br />2R Maria-Emilia Salerni ARG W 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 <br />3R Stanislava Hrozenska SLK W 6-2, 6-4 <br />QF Kim Clijsters (8) BEL W 7-6 (2), 6-4 <br />SF Nadejda Petrova (2) RUS W 6-1, 6-3 <br />F Evie Dominikovic (1) AUS L 6-7 (4), 0-6 <br /> <br />U.S. Open Junior Chmps. Grade-A:

1R Dominique Reynolds MEX W 6-2, 6-0 <br />2R Cecilia Charbonnier SUI W 6-4, 6-0<br />3R Whitney Laiho USA W 6-4, 6-1 <br />QF Laura Granville USA W 6-4, 7-6 (7) <br />SF Tina Pisnik (3) SLO W 6-3, 6-1 <br />F Katarina Srebotnik (1) SLO W 6-4, 6-2

World Super Junior Chmps. Grade-A:

1R Hui-Ju Wu TPE W 6-1, 6-0 <br />2R Boglarka Berecz HUN W 6-2, 6-2 <br />3R Michelle Gerards NED W 6-2, 6-3 <br />QF Stanislava Hrozenska (5) SVK W 7-6 (?-?), 1-6, 6-2 <br />SF Iroda Tulyaganova (9) UZB W 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 <br />F Daniela Hantuchova (3) SVK W 6-1, 6-3 <br /> <br />She also defeated Barbara Schett 6-3 6-2 at the end of the year.

<br />Here are her stats:

Junior Singles Titles (1994-1998): 13

Junior Doubles Titles (1994-1998): 6

Junior Singles Slams: 1 (US Open)

Junior Doubles Slams: 1 (French Open)

Singles Win-Loss Record (1996-1998): 78-15

Doubles Win-Loss Record (1994-1998): 27-15

Singles Winning %: 83.9%

Doubles Winning %: 64.3%

End of Year Singles Ranking: 1

End of Your Doubles Ranking: 6

<br />Other Notables:

Named 1998 ITF World Junior Girls Singles Champion (First Australian to be named)

U/12 European Champion when still playing for Yugoslavia

Australian U/18 Champion at 11 (without dropping a set)
 

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Just adding (no need for me to type anything about Jelena).

Junior Slam Champs:

Martina Hingis (French Open twice. I think she won Wimbledon too. Lost U.S. Open final to Meilen Tu!) Finished ranked no.1 in Juniors (not a big surprise, really).

Amelie Mauresmo won both the French Open and Wimbledon(!) in 1996. I think she finished ranked no.1 as well.

Justine Henin defeated Cara Black for the junior French Open in 1997 (was entered as a wild card). Ranked 6th at the end of the year.

Kim Clijsters as a Wimbledon runner-up.

Lindsay Davenport won the Junior U.S. Open.

You could look this stuff up at the ITF Juniors website. They just give you the top 10 for the later years and only tell you who actually won the slams (no info about runners-up or anything).
 

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WOW!! Thanks everyone, this is great information. I appreciate it all. <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="smile.gif" border="0"> <img src="graemlins/bounce.gif" border="0" alt="[Bounce]" /> <img src="smile.gif" border="0">
 

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Yes Tennisace and Cynicole, you're right, Amelie won Roland Garros and Wimbledon in 1996. She was also World Junior Champion that year. I didn't know it was Meghann that she beat at Roland Garros, does anyone know who she beat in the final at Wimbledon?

[ November 11, 2001: Message edited by: Lapin ]</p>
 

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Yep Meghann did lose that final , I knew she did great that yr.

<br /> Lina Krasnoroutskaya.... 1999 ITF WORLD Junior Champ<br /> 1999 SLAM results

AUS .... not played<br /> RG ...... SF<br /> WIM .... Runner up to Iroda Tulyaganova<br /> US ..... WINNER beating Nadia Petrova in final

Also won Italian Open another grade A event<br /> Plus got some additional pts for winning Connelly Continental Cup for Russia.
 

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1. Davenport--Won USO juniors<br />2. Capriati--Won Wim juniors<br />3. Venus--nada<br />4. Hingis--Won RG and Wim juniors<br />5. Clijsters--finalist at Wimbledon<br />6. Serena--nada<br />7. Henin--Won RG<br />8. Dokic--won USO<br />9. Mauresmo--won RG and Wim<br />10. Seles--ranked high but no slams

6 of the top ten won junior slams; 8 had noteworthy careers! Basically everyone except Venus and Serena....
 

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Capriati also won the us open 89
 

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Is it my memory letting me down or does Jennifer only have a Wimby doubles title, with Meredith McGrath and singles slams at the French and US, not a Wimby singles?
 
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