Karsten Braasch vs. Serena and Venus

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  1. Serve and Volley

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    Serena And Venus in their own "battle of the sexes"

    "I'm gonna take him out"

    -Serena Williams' brash prediction about playing #203-ranked Karsten Braasch in a "Battle of the sexes" match during the 1998 AO. The bespectacled German, who had played a round of golf earlier in the day, slammed serena 6-1, rubbing it in by smoking cigarettes on changeovers.
    Braasch also whacked Venus 6-2 to silence temporarily, the Williams' claim that they could compete on the men's tour.
     
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  2. ferocious4hand

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    this is so old, get over it
     
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  3. pirateofthecarribean

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    Justine also lost badly in battle of sexes the one time she played. No big deal.
     
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  4. sureshs

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    Venus vs Serena is the battle of the sexes?
     
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  5. Serve and Volley

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    I never knew about it. has there been any other threads on this?
     
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  6. MEAC_ALLAMERICAN

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    The SEARCH button works wonders...

    But these matches were about 10-12 years ago. You think they are now going to surface? :confused:
     
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  7. Serve and Volley

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    well I just did a search and nothing comes up. I guess the "repeat a thread" police cannot arrest me.
     
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  8. Kaptain Karl

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    <Mod Mode> You should have searched on some relevant terms. I searched "Karsten Venus Serena" and got 24 threads.

    I just merged three of them with yours. Now you can see all the previously posted arguments.

    (You're welcome.) </Mod Mode>

    - KK
     
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  9. BounceHitBounceHit

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    Although my friend is too modest to post this, he (a former DI scholarship player) lead Billie Jean King 5-0 before she 'excused herself' from the court and did not return. He was a HS senior (I think, maybe college freshman) at the time and she was the #1 women's player in the world. ;) CC
     
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  10. BounceHitBounceHit

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    With all respect to Serena, who is in my opinion a truly phenomenal athlete and gifted tennis player, she would have trouble winning POINTS against FedEx. ;) CC
     
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  11. edberg505

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    You guys should hear Martina Navratilova's response to this question. Artie asked her this question on the Howard Stern show, I'll post what she said after I listen to it again.
     
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  12. fanofed

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    This was one of the most entertaining threads i ever read :lol::D:twisted:
     
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  13. coolhandluke

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    John Evert played for Alabama then transfered to Vanderbilt. I should know, I was his teammate at Vandy
     
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  14. mzzmuaa

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    big surprise
     
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  15. sportsfan10

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    Evert has an older brother, Drew, who played #1 at Auburn for 4 years.
     
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  16. theballboy

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    Never have I seen a bunch of guys display such glee at a male beating females in athletic competition.
     
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  17. smoledman

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    How about 2004 US Open Federer vs peak Serena?
     
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  18. Prisoner of Birth

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    Bumpity bumpity bump
     
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