Will Sharapova ever get her spot back in the top ten?

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  1. redfred

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    what do you guys think?
     
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  2. That's a tough one.....but given the women's game today, then yes!
     
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  3. sh@de

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    Yes. 10 chars.
     
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  4. Ripster

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    The top ten?? Of course.

    This should be about whether she'll get back to #1.
     
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  5. baseline08thrasher

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    She will so get back to no. 1

    Look how she's playing in warsaw!

    Pretty good, I watched her strokes and they were very penetrating. sooo powerful.

    Her serve is so much more consistent too.
     
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  6. iamgoat

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    Definitely. No doubt.
     
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  7. mrDamien

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    Without a doubt, Yes....You know who is she, right? Maria Sharapova the princess of WTA :).
     
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    Welcome back, Masha! we've missed you...
     
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  9. Avril_lover7

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    she has a big chance at wimbeldon to gain points ..

    but with the FO , it might be difficult ,

    'cause she reached the QF last season ,, i think !
     
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  10. MarrratSafin

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    Oh. If she doesn't get injured again she'll be back in the top 10 in no time. And at least another slam by the end of this year.:)
     
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  11. Roddickalltheway

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    yeah she for sure will, but I'm not sure about top 10
     
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  12. shrakkie

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    C'mon she is way too talented to not be a top tenner, considering the state of women's tennis. Its all about injuries with her though, I hope she will be okay but I don't think she will ever go an extended period of time without getting injured. This ofcourse translates to the slams and further lowers her ranking! I definately think she can get in the top 5 however.
     
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  13. sureshs

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    Do we know yet whether she will play FO?
     
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  14. Cyan

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    Hopefully yes.
     
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  15. Dutch-Guy

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    I hope so but i doubt it,having seen her getting a beatdown by Bondarenko.
     
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  16. tacou

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    for sure
     
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  17. sureshs

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/news;_y...F?slug=reu-womenwarsaw&prov=reuters&type=lgns

    Russian Sharapova was pleased with her progress in Warsaw and told a news conference she would play in the French Open which starts on Sunday.

    “This was a best preparation I could have,” the 22-year-old said. “I gave myself a chance to play in a tournament here and now I will go out and play again next week.

    “I have no expectations for the French Open, this is not a time in my career to have expectations,” she added.
     
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  18. obnoxious2

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    Did she change her form on the serve or forehand? I always felt she was muscling the ball with her shoulders
     
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  19. boredone3456

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    She probably will, but I don't think it will be until at least after Wimbledon and maybe not until the US Open. Clay is her worst surface and even though she is playing well in Warsaw I don't see her doing well at the French and Wimbledon will be highly dependant on what her draw has, but by the US Open if she plays well I think she could be, but I have little doubt she will be seeded for the US Open and probably in the top 20 by then at least.
     
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  20. Kegzz

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    When she eases back into playing, definitely. She's played well at Warsaw, despite her match with Alyona, but I reckon it'd take a while because clay is her worst surface. I, like boredone, think she'll be seeded by the US Open, enabling her to gain some mega points there.
     
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  21. janipyt05

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    yes she will plenty of room
     
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  22. All-rounder

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    Womens game is a joke i wouldn't be surprised if sharapova gets a slam this season
     
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  23. Racer41c

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    Yes, on her serve her take back is more direct (sorta Nadal like), and it's not as far back in the archer position. So in my view a lot less strain on the shoulder.

    I hope they lowered the swing weight on her racquet as well, which should help with the wear and tear.
     
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  24. jamesblakefan#1

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    I think she could make it to #1 again. Think about how far Serena fell, and she made it back.
     
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    i see her in the top 5 by years end, but above #5 i need to see more time on court first
     
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  26. Dilettante

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    I think she will. She has the conditions to do it.
     
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    even tho she's a screaming cow

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  28. Lionheart392

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    Phoenix and Maya have much better taste I'm sure :p
     
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