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Old 09-13-2012, 09:38 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by Limpinhitter View Post
I see. So, the list is in no particular order, except for the player they put on top, Federer. Makes sense.
Anyway to get back to topic, Court does have right to be in consideration for the greatest female player ever.

Let's have some fun and compare to the number one player on the Tennis Channel list.

Number of tounaments won
Federer-76
Court-Over 200

Number of majors won
Federer-17
Court-24

Number of Grand Slams
Federer-0
Court-1

Lifetime winning percentage
Federer-81.7
Court-about 93%

This is not to put down Federer but any male including Laver may look bad compared to Court also. She had an amazing career. Court also won her Grand Slam during the Open Era as did Laver.

I'm not sure about the popularity idea because if that's the case then why bother with players of the past? In their time I would say Suzanne Lenglen was a far bigger star than anyone and I would guess she was far down on the list. Considering she was almost unbeatable how much more could she do?

Last edited by pc1 : 09-13-2012 at 09:47 AM.
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