What would be the Outcome of Stefan Kozlov vs Serena Williams

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    As Stefan is one of the top juniors in the world for his age group. He's already gotten far in a Futures tournament. He's beaten some top U18 players in the US. Hes not a power player his finesse is every effective. So how would he fear against (an inform or not)Serena Williams?
     
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    She'd be like - oh, lunch is here...:lol:
     
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    kozo will beat her 6-2 6-4
     
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    A fit Serena could take games off a top junior/futures player. Seeing as she is one of the strongest female players in the world, her power would be on par with what he sees at his level. I'm sure he'd win, but it wouldn't be bagels and sticks. She's pretty darn good, when she's in fit form.
     
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    It would be an interesting match to see, but not much upside for Serena.
     
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    My girl served as a ball kid at Stanford this past summer for the WTA Bank of the West tournament. There were a few top WTA players warming up with some of the Stanford Men's players. I could tell that one of the guys was having a bit of a hard time maintaining rallies. What more with Serena, who I observe spanking the fuzz out of the balls during practice. She was out hitting her hitting partner who is a tall guy. With all due respect, I honestly don't think that Kozlow (I've heard of this kid but I've not seen him play) could win in a match against her, especially right now at his age....maybe a couple of years down the road.
     
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    Correct...

    I love Kozlov but he would not be able to hang with Serena quite yet. Soon enough because he is going to be a MAN. Frankly, silly topic. More "how can we compare an athletic black woman to a man?"
     
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    Didn't he hit 3 times with Fed during US Open? I assume that he could stay in a rally with Fed if he asked for him again. And you think that he cannot stay in a rally with Serena? With Serena is all about the serve. I am sure Kozlov can handle 125mph serves and Serena will not be able to attack his serve. So outcome should be pretty obvious.
     
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    If this boy beat top 700 ATP players, he can play with Serena and if he is on, he could beat her

    Who did he beat that was ranked 700?
     
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    Kozlov always goes to third sets...so I'm saying this would go 3.
     
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    We have the makings of a new Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs match here...Serena who is still at the top of her game vs. an up an coming junior in Kozlov. Your assesment is pure fantasy. My money is on Serena!
     
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    I think kozlov would win if he's facing 2012 Serena, but if it's 2002-2004 Serena then Im not sure if Kozlov would win Easily.
     
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    Men keep saying this but I really wonder if it is true.

    I'd have to see it to believe it.
     
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    There will never be such a thing as a "big match" in the high randed ITF boy vs. top WTA women hypothetical dream match. Regardless, he still beats her.

    Anyone who has a ATP ranking of 700-800 has won multiple matches to get those 15-23 points they have associated with that ranking. So let's be real, those guys can play. The ranking was not handed to them with a WC or two. The #700-800 man and Kozlov spank Serena. No disrepect to Serena. Do we have to go back to the Karsten Braash smoking a cigarette match with the sisters, again?

    Your digs a Brad are funny. Just like your DII prediction for DB. Ha Ha
     
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    Kozlov does not rely on power - he would make her move. He would not only beat her but would embarrass her.
     
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    Hm. You make me doubt your coaching qualifications. Maybe I should retract my recommendation for AD to receive some coaching from you.
     
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    I do not have a sensitive ego but I do have a tennis playing girl too who practices with boys. So I have an idea how it all stacks up. Here we are talking about unique talents obviously but I just cannot see what Serena can do to hurt him.
     
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    ... Maybe you would like it better if it was Serena vs. Francis Tiafoe?
     
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    Cute...

    But direct me to the threads comparing other women to men, BJK exception.
     
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    Take the Karsten Braash reference out and you're still wrong. Regardin the Braash reference John McEnroe once said there are hundreds of men unranked and random college players around the world that could beat the top female player every time. kozlov easily fits that bill. Of course since you dislike anything McEnroe I'm sure you'll dismiss that due to your vast knowledge and experience over Jonny Mac.
     
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    Ok, take the racial agenda out and flip it to Azarenka or Stosur. Unless its insulting to compare a teenage boy to a Belarusian or Aussie...I think those are safe.

    It's not Serena's race that makes the comparison interesting. It's that she is physically gifted and has incredible skill. More so than any other player on tour over the last decade+. The fact that she happens to have dark skin is irrelevant.
     
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    Yes, it seems most of the up and coming American girls are AA. I think that's a testament to the HUGE effect V and S have had on women's tennis.

    In the next decade or so, we might see quite a few black women in the WTA from America and abroad - Heather Watson included.

    BTW, I think I know a couple of the 10 year olds you are talking about. One with the initials CH and one with the first name that starts with an M?
     
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    I contend, it is her race...

    ...I'm a tennis nut or jerk however you wanna look at it. Nevertheless, I read all our meandering posts from everywhere about our game. No comparisons of ATP or men players to any other women but Venus and Serena. No I can't reach into the collective minds of my tennis brethren or all the no nothing tennis observers, but I have said my peace on what I have observed for over a decade.
     
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    I agree with you.
     
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    I have seen Kozlov play at a tournament and seen him train 2 or 3 times. Serena will beat him. Now when he wil be 18 or 19, he will kill her. Right now at 14 Serena will take him.
     
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