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Seles/Graf

Davenport/Hingis

Hingis/V.Williams-The best rivalry I have ever seen since Martine. N and Christ. E. These two hate each others GUTS. Plus they bring the best out of each other. This gets my vote
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V.Williams/Davenport

Hingis/Serena Williams

ASV/Seles

V. Williams/Capriati

Serena/Seles

S.Williams/Davenport-wouldn;t really call this a rivalry its been really one sided.

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You forget ASV/Graf. That was my personal favourite.

Graf/Seles was fantastic also, but cut short.

Hingis/Venus also good.
 

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don't laugh... <font size=1>daphne vs. the world ;-)</font>
 

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I was one of the ones on this board following tennis throughout the '80s and '90s and I'd have to say the Seles/Graf rivalry was the most intense. There was a real edge to their matches because they usually occurred in the big events and both were playing superb tennis and not giving an inch. Throw into the mix the period were Sabatini, Sanchez and Navratilova were able to step up and challenge the pair of them and you had some great matches.

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Seles-Graf: The Seles-Graf rivalry had to be the most exciting because they always brought the best out of each other's game, pushing each other to become the best. Spanning 10 years it couldn't have been better to see them last face off at the 99 French Open Championships. This head to head could have become better then the Evert-Navratilova rivalry but... <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0"> But in 3 and a half short years we've seen some of the best matches and best rivalry in tennnis history.

Graf-Sanchez Vicario: My personal favorite. In 8 and a half short years they played 37 times. Although Steffi dominated the head to to head, 17 were in 3 sets and 25 were in finals including their last 16 encounters. Between them we have seen some of the best finals in history especially in grand slams but a 3 setter usually ends after a 2 hour period. Unlike the Monica-Steffi rivalry these 2 pushed each other in their athletic department. Testing each other's stamina the match usually ends with an embrace.

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i think the best was graf - seles

but the most interesting was williams against hingis (us open few years ago, all this press-coferences with bad commentrs about the other)
 

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Graf/Sanchez-Vicario. No question. Monica and Steffi didn't play enough for the rivalry to get good. Arantxa filled in for Monica and look how good those matches were!!
 

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i'm not really old enough to witness the seles/graf rivalry tho i love them both

so i'd have to say venus and martina.
they truly truly hated each other in that us open!! lol...i remember those comments.
hingis bashed everyone back then...duno if it's coz she doesn't knwo how to express herself any better in english back then or....sth else
 

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You forgot SABATINI-GRAF in 1990-1991-1992-1993 and until 1996.
Gabriela Sabatini was the player who more times wins over Graf. In eleven matches she won.

And Graf-Novotna gave to us a very exciting moment always.
 

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You're right MAURO. The Graf-Sabatini rivalry was good as well. But I agree that I like the early 90's rivalry better. In this mix you had Seles, Graf, Navratilova, Sanchez-Vicario, Sabatini, Capriati, and even Novotna and Mary Joe Fernandez. <IMG SRC="smilies/smile.gif" border="0">
 

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Steffi and Seles had the most intense rivalry of the 90´s!!!! They pushed each other to the limit, but they had to few matches. <IMG SRC="smilies/sad.gif" border="0">
The best rivalry of the 90´s is indeed Steffi vs. ASV. <IMG SRC="smilies/yawn.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/yawn.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/yawn.gif" border="0"> Those matches were just amazing and gave us always heart-throbbs. <IMG SRC="smilies/hearts.gif" border="0"> But then again Steffi proved in the endless rivalry that she was better! <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/tongue.gif" border="0">
What a tennis generation that was! <IMG SRC="smilies/sad.gif" border="0">

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Venus/Hingis:to be continued
 
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