View Full Version : Who has ugly figure from PROs ?
02-25-2005, 01:21 PM
You remember Borg's figure ? Incredible, almost as a swimmer's figure, small *** and waist, straight legs, wide shoulders, clean-limbed figure.
Different sports give different reaction to the figure of a sportsman. Seems that tennis is not bad in that meaning since I never watched tennis-players with ugly figure. Did you see ?
02-25-2005, 02:00 PM
My vote goes: Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario (sort of bullet shaped)
Men: Taylor Dent
02-25-2005, 07:43 PM
"freakshow" labadze. he didn't get that nickname fer nuthin'.
02-25-2005, 08:22 PM
A top player that has a nasty build in my mind is Kim Clisters.....reminds me of bruit field hockey girls in college
02-25-2005, 10:41 PM
Monica Seles, who seemed very fit in her first few years on the tour - but in the past 5 years or so has evolved into a not-healthy for tennis shape. Also, when seeing her in person, it is remarkable how big she is - just a large body type, I mean.
Big in an unhealthy overall way would be Mary Pierce. She is, literally, as big as a house - artificially and voluntarily so, it would seem.
The most interesting shape for a male tennis player had to be my buddy Shlomo.
02-25-2005, 10:50 PM
yes... kim clister... ewww
02-26-2005, 12:22 AM
You gotta love Jcap's beer belly aka molson muscle.
02-26-2005, 01:41 AM
Serena Williams... its like someone took her torso, and put it on a troll's
02-26-2005, 01:59 AM
Panova. her build looks a bit more suitable for weightlifting than for tennis. She looks like an olympic powerlifter in the 50kilo class.
02-26-2005, 10:28 AM
I say John Roddick even though he didn't do that well in the pro's.
For women, definitely Amelie Mauresmo.
02-26-2005, 11:34 AM
Kim Clijsters is not unattractive, she is an athelete and has an atheletic figure, I have seen her in person in both tennis attire and street clothing, she is a physical specimen.
This string is a little shallow and irrelevant
02-26-2005, 01:19 PM
The ManBeast!!! (Sareeeeennuuuu)
02-26-2005, 03:34 PM
I meant mostly men, but if you are talking about girls also I reminded Russian Linetskaya. She didn't have an ugly figure, she is very thick simply.
02-26-2005, 03:45 PM
I meant mostly men
i still say serena :)
02-26-2005, 05:36 PM
I meant mostly men...
An observation: you're not likely to get a lot of comments on men's physiques from other men on English-language messageboards. When asked to do a similar exercise on another board, any straight males who replied, usually started their comment with "I'm not ***, but....".
I hadn't previously realised that some men aren't comfortable critiquing their own sex for fear of being labelled ****sexual; this is not usually an issue with women of whom some (myself included unfortunately) will be only too happy to comment on other females.
On the topic, I wouldn't say Andy Roddick is totally the wrong shape for tennis, but I do find him heavy and clunky. On the women's side, I always get the feeling most of the top players are carrying quite a bit of flab (Venus, Henin-Hardenne the exceptions), but perhaps TV and photos do them an injustice. They usually do look thinner in the flesh.
02-26-2005, 06:24 PM
02-26-2005, 06:33 PM
Davenport has a funky build. I think Capriati is built like a dude.
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