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Old 04-13-2012, 09:53 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Lionheart392 View Post
Thoughts? There are players with lesser achievements already there so I don't think her place can really be disputed, even though she is dismissed as extremely lucky by a lot of posters.

Career summary at the majors:

Australian Open: Winner (2001, 2002)
French Open: Winner (2001)
Wimbledon: Semifinalist (1991, 2001)
US Open: Semifinalist (1991, 2001, 2003, 2004)

She won 14 titles in total, consisting among others of 3 majors, a gold medal and 2 Tier 1's. She spent a total of 17 weeks at #1.
And that Olympic Gold medal was on clay, over Graf. Not shabby. Let's face it, she should have done a lot more and was a bit lucky in her comeback. But, she deserves some acknowledgment. Still, what could have been....
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