Clysters vc Henin

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  1. didier

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    The return of Clysters and Henin is not a good case for womens tennis.
    Its the first tournament of the year and already they are the two finalists.
    It will be Clysters and Henin, 1 and 2, the order, they will decide themselves. The rest of the pac will be blown away the whole year. Yes , they play great tennis but they also have no competition but each other.
    It says a lot about womens tennis in general. 2 people that haven't played for a year and started przctising 3 months ago and now, are beating everybody. not so good PR for the rest.
     
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  2. Chelsea_Kiwi

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    You lost me when you started talking about some player called Clysters...
     
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  3. Marshredder

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    Its spelt Cjilcklihsters.
     
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  4. jmverdugo

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    I would like to think that the girls will stand up and try really hard to match this new challenge, it doesnt look good at first sight but I am sure this will help a lot to raise the level of women tennis.
     
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  5. marpiw

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    Beware!!!!...

    They will have to take a special care when coming across players as Wozniacki,Wickmayer,Oudin and Serena Williams if they want to win anything in this 2010 season...These four ladies are actually the strongest players in the circuit and the only ones that have made a tremendous upgrade in their game in the past season and I feel that they are many steps higher than the Belgians...BEWARE!!!!...
     
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  6. didier

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    there is no need

    to insult people.
    lets hope it raises the level of womenstennis.
     
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  7. Cyan

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    Don't forget Serena. Azarenka might surprise.
     
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  8. YouJaySoup

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    Even with Clijsters and Henins' returns,Serena is still undisputedly the best female player current on the WTA,was the same few years ago,even though Im not a huge fan of hers or the Belgians,we all know who are the true great female players.

    1. Serena
    2. Henin
    3. Clijsters
    4. Venus
    5. Sharapova (the one with no shoulder injuries)




    6. Dementieva
    7. Kuznetsova
    8. Safina
    9. Wozniacki
    10. Azarenka/Zvonareva
     
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  9. tacou

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    idk I don't see the Williams beating Henin or Kim they've had it too easy in their absence
     
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  10. cork_screw

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    Who's clysters? Are you spelling phonetically? Like zylophone or fotograf.
     
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  11. Max G.

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    The correct spelling is "Clijsters" , I think...
     
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  12. anointedone

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    I dont know what you mean with "was the same a few years ago". Serena did not again become the best player in the WTA until Henin retired. A few years ago would mean 2006 or 2007. Well in 2007 Henin was by far the best player in the World winning 2 slams and 10 out of 15 tournaments, beating Serena in 3 slams on 3 different surfaces. Serena was "maybe" 2nd best. In 2006 Serena barely played at all that year and wasnt even close to being on the best.
     
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  13. woodrow1029

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    I said the same thing once, only to be told that Clysters is the correct Flemish spelling.

    Either spelling apparently is correct.
     
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  14. Max G.

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    Whoa. Never knew! Thanks!
     
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  15. Araxen

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    Rather have these two with their tennis skill approach than the Williams sisters, or Safina's ball bashing ways.
     
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  16. davey25

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    In terms of how she hits the ball Clijsters is mostly just a ball basher too with no real variation. A much more polished, smarter, technically sound, and consistent one than Safina, with light years better defensive skills (the best part of her whole game isnt even her hitting but her unbelievable movement and defense) but still a one dimensional bash basher as far as her hitting is concerned nonetheless.
     
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  17. C++ Primer

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    tennis will win
     
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  18. benasp

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    I feel very sorry for the others girls !

    And will probably assist soon to Serena fake injurie just to spare herself the shame to get beat by henin again.
     
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  19. crazylevity

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    Can I just say, though, that the Brisbane final was the best women's match I've seen in...a long while. The last women's match I can remember enjoying was perhaps 2007 USO, Henin vs both Williams sisters.

    If you didn't catch it, you don't know what you're missing. Extremely high quality from both players.
     
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  20. Gugafan

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    I missed the match, but just found extended higlights on youtube. What amazing rallies and drama at the end.

    Judging by Henin's reaction at the net after, she really wanted the win. Not happy with being second best.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynlPdpRncww
     
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  21. raging

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    missed the match, but saw the highlights!
    Obviously not the same as being there but they were obviously playing flat out.
    Very tight encounter and a joy to see two great champions going for it...super competitive and a great advert for women's tennis.
    The rivalry continues...
    Great to have them both back...
     
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    I saw the second and third set and it was great! Both ladies deserved to win. Henin came very close to winning, but Clijsters pulled it through.
     
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    this is great facelift for womens tennis, completely changes the standard by 2fold!
     
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  24. TheMusicLover

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    Yeah, if they keep it going like in that match, we can officially conclude that Justine & Kim have just saved women's tennis with their comebacks.
     
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  25. Ripper014

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    Great match... with lots of drama and compelling, but also a lot of errors. I thought Henin overhit the ball alot... Cljisters was amazing, except for a good portion at the end of the second set and beginning of the third where she looked like she was choking.

    I also found it disconcerting to hear a young girl/baby crying early in the match...? Kim's..? Then again at 6-6 in the third set tie-breaker in an eerily quiet stadium on a second serve, a young girl's voice cries out for mommy... again Kim's? Why is there a young girl/baby in an open upper deck watching a tennis match that you cannot control? By the way Henin double faulted...

    Justine had 2 match points at 15-40 5-4 after failing to close out the match on her serve... and she made some unneed errors... with Kim choking she could have played it a little safer and give Kim the opportunity to make another error or at least go for a winner on a better opportunity than a return of serve. I thought it was an odd shot to try and hit... though she did hit several return winners prior to get to matchpoint.

    Kim did look amazing in the match though... and felt that Henin could not really hurt her. I was definitely Kim's to win.

    I was able to watch the whole match... but having it finish at 4am was a late for me.
     
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  26. matchmaker

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    I think this match was all about having a mental edge and Kim sure has it now going into the AO. Although, the AO being a slam might change the whole issue...

    But I feel Kim came back to deal with a number of demons of the past. Failing to win GS finals (she has already added one USO title to her record) and winning the big matches more often when faces Henin and the Williams (she defeated the Williams at the USO and now Henin).

    So I think with what she has been pulling off in her "second carreer" she is really on track with her ambitions and her confidence must be increasing.

    Confidence is a strange thing though: you gain it difficultly but lose it easily.
     
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  27. mtommer

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    It looks like the spelling police are about to undergo an internal affairs audit. :D
     
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  28. DRII

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    'Great White Hope' Syndrome much?
     
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  29. matchmaker

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    My family is Flemish and I speak Flemish (or Dutch, as it is really; talking about Flemish and Dutch as seperate languages is saying American and English are different languages too; the only difference between both is the accent). The correct spelling is Clijsters.
     
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  30. THUNDERVOLLEY

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    ...uh oh...
     
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