How would Serena do...

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  1. theSportsGuru1117

    theSportsGuru1117 New User

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    Serena's just being completely dominant these days on the women's tour. I think she needs some more competition...how would she do against a top male junior...like Stefan Kozlov? Or better yet, how would she do against someone like Johnny Mac? I'd like to see J Mac come down from the booth and take on Serena right on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Who would win?
     
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  2. kiki

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    How would she do against prime Hingis?
     
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  3. OldFedIsOld

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    How would Federer do against prime Sampras? Comment is stupid because you can't compare different generations...
     
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  4. kiki

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    There is not a wide age gap, kid.Hingis dominated in the last portion of the 90´s and Serena started dominating a fey years later.
     
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  5. theSportsGuru1117

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    Hands down Serena would beat Hingis in her prime. The only women's players to ever play at the level she is playing at now is Steffi Graf and Navratilova.
     
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  6. smoledman

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    Karstan Braasch beat her 6-0 6-0 while smoking.
     
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  7. The Bawss

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    Well, that's ********. Thanks for that.





    JMac would get mirked against serena and a top junior like luke saville would straight set serena in his sleep. And that's the truth.
     
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  8. rommil

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    Serena does very well against prime Rib:)
     
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  9. kiki

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    On old grass, no chance for Serena.
     
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  10. the green god

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    Well, if Serena is a 5.0 she would beat Mcenroe 2 and 3:)
     
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    Didnt rookie 17 YO serena beat prime, world no 1, 5x GS champ Hingisova to win her first major?
     
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  12. TMF

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    Serena would beat Hingis as to Federer would beat Laver.
     
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  13. smoledman

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    Maybe she could beat 14 and unders.
     
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  14. kiki

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    Martina Kurnikova? the two beauties in one pack? GOOOSHH
     
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    Thanks for your so well informed opinion.Coming from such a well respected historian, it is always welcome.
     
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  16. TMF

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    It doesn't take to be a historian to acknowledge player who's undersized like Laver that can't win the big one today. Hingis was overpowered by the bigger players with more weapons.
     
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  17. THUNDERVOLLEY

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    OP: Serena would deliver the smackdown to John, as she would get him running and exploit his aged attempt to move like its 1979.


    Quoted for truth couched in necessary sarcasm. Laver is the true master of men's tennis, as we all know he accomplished what all top males since could not--the ultimate tennis prize aka the Grand Slam. Too bad Federer was not dominant/talented enough to do the same.
     
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  18. Ronaldo

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    Against SW 1.0, circa 2002? Faster, Quicker, Leaner
     
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  19. Cormorant

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    McEnroe campaigned to make that happen in the late 90s and early 00s, yet despite getting as far as early negotiations both Williams sisters declined when they put their egos on hold for a few seconds and realised they'd have no chance. But then I could be being a bit hard on the all-conquering siblings, because I only have Mac's word for it-courtesy of his autobiography-that they initiated a game of smack talk with him via the sports media.
     
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  20. kiki

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    I don´t discuss Federer´s obvious huge talent.But, he hasn´t been able to win it all even if playing in the weakest era since the inception of pro tennis...
    TMF is too young to know what we are talking about...

    My question is...How would have he fared in such a star studded scenary as Laver faced in 1969?
     
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  21. Cup8489

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    Federer against Laver's contemporaries? CYGS every year he wanted.

    Seriously, Nostalgia is blinding you. Perhaps in your old age you don't realize what you're talking about.
     
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  22. jasonmiller

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    GPOAT candidate.
     
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  23. jokinla

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    This thread, lol, how many different ways can this same question be asked.
     
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  24. DolgoSantoro

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    Who beats Federer out of that star studded group of players? Rosewall in his mid 30's? The far less accomplished players on Grass than Federer in Newcombe and Roche? Or the one time French Open champion that won it over someone whose peak ranking was 10 in the world?
     
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  25. kiki

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    Of course, I always meant under former equipment and surface speed.
     
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  26. TigerTim

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    Johnny Mac circa 2002/03 would beat her imo, today she would steamroller him.
     
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  27. kiki

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    Federer beating Rosewall on clay? Newcombe,Roche or Ashe on fast grass ( Wimbledon and Forest Hills)? winning indoor majors like the WCT Finals and the Masters against prime Nastase, peak Laver or peak Rosewall?

    Keep dreaming, kid.His majors would be divided by 3 or 4.Still 4 to 6 majors means he would be among the elite group.
     
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