Davenport and Venus

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  1. topspin

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    Check out this quote from another thread:

    Well well well, interesting...that's all I'll say, anything else will look like gloating :lol:
     
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  2. Ronaldo

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    Do you think any one of those four would beat Henin-Hardinne or Petrova tonight? The times are changing fer sure.
     
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  3. Deuce

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    That last game between Venus and Davenport was quite entertaining.

    It's good to see Davenport back hitting at top level - although she could call it a career if she wins this thing.

    And Petrova looked good in rather dominating an obviously sub-par Henin.

    Parity seems to be extending a little further down the ladder in women's tennis - and that can only be a good thing.
     
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  4. Chopin

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    Hey I'm happy to admit I was wrong. I've been rooting all along for Davenport to win the open.
     
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  5. @wright

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    Petrova took it to JHH tonight. I was impressed at her ability to close it out without choking. Seemed like a nice girl in the interview, it's refreshing to see a player exude humility for once even in victory.
     
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  6. topspin

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    I thought both matches were played at a really high level. Venus did play a lot better than she has in recent times and I thought that if she could hang on in to break Lindsey in that last game, that she would likely win the match. I'm sure Lindsey would have had an extreme uphill mental climb had she failed to win on all those match points. Petrova, like so many of the other young Russian girls, seems very humble and mature. I'm sure she was also aware that Justine is still not at 100%.
     
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  7. barry

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    I am glad Lindsay is winning, hope she takes the title and retires. After she retires, Jennifer is about all that is left in American tennis. The Williams sisters will probably retire the end of this year. To many injuries and they are no longer competitive in the top 10.
    Tennis Mag reported Reebok and Nike might drop them from lack of exposure. Oh well Hingis only lasted 7 years, then retired, maybe a new trend.
     
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  8. baseliner

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    That last game was some great tennis. Lindsey seemed to be actually enjoying the drama. Had me on the edge of my seat.
     
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  9. norcal

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    Let's see, according to you Agassi, Davenport and both Williams sisters are retiring at the end of this year. Hook me up with your crack dealer...he's got some good stuff apparently.
     
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  10. barry

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    Guess you have not been keeping up, it is time in their careers and each know it. Was it last year Sampras retired? Or is he still playing?
     
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  11. Andy Zarzuela

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    Sorry, but neither Williams sister is going to think about retiring until 2012. That's what Venus said in an interview right before the olympics.
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