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  1. Jason Swerve

    Is Swiatek finished...?

    Fair points, but Kournikova wasn't dedicated because she broke her thumb. She was dedicated because she dug in and practiced her ever-loving ass off, every single day for 8 solid years until her body collapsed. Diving for a volley is a bad idea, but it's a symptom of someone who absolutely loves...
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    Would Serena have 24 with Emma's draw?

    Nope, that's sadly not what they were talking about in college.
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    Would Serena have 24 with Emma's draw?

    "Somehow," Schnyder had a winning record over Hingis. Now, Schnyder tanked every other match to Kournikova and never won once. Goes without saying, Schnyder could whoop some real ass when she put her heart in it.
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    WTA Ladies: Please be humble like Kournikova

    Most definitely, that's what happened. Though there was a turning point. In the early-'90s up until '98, she was clearly a little starlet and loved it. It's gotta feel conflicting when you keep getting the praise and on the other hand keep losing. Your goal shifts to what you don't have, and I'd...
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    Would Serena have 24 with Emma's draw?

    Statistics without context is something they'll tell you to avoid in the most rudimentary of statistics courses. Never minding who Court played, Navratilova and Evert played nobodies for half their careers.
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    Emma Raducanu News

    She attended college in Russia.
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    All these next-genners are like crabs in a bucket

    This would be a good predicament, if it were only happening in finals, and the same NextGen were consistently denying each other in finals. Ultimately, you'd still have the NextGen winning everything, and that breeds rivalries and interest in the sport.
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    Admit it, Tennis is boring AF without FEDAL, no?

    We need anybody but more of those two.
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    WTA Ladies: Please be humble like Kournikova

    That's an interesting point, so you're meaning that being showered with attention earlier on would lead to less self-centeredness as you get older. I haven't heard that before, but I can understand where you're coming from.
  10. Jason Swerve

    The truth is, Novak has it all

    Well, I'm glad you enjoyed it. His volleys were inferior. We're done here, I hope. Not the most pressing conflict.
  11. Jason Swerve

    The truth is, Novak has it all

    One doesn't preclude the other. You're looking at Edberg and McEnroe, in his old age.
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    WTA Ladies: Please be humble like Kournikova

    If there's one thing I can't do is listen to that guy's music. I respect who he now is, but I have my limits. But you don't see me going Kournikova had excellent footwork or the Serena serve either. What endears you is how cordial they kept their interactions. You rarely saw Kournikova in any...
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    Emma Raducanu News

    I wonder who you're trying to insult, considering Kournikova finished high school early and almost immediately attended college.
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    Would Serena have 24 with Emma's draw?

    84.9% is not bad, what are you dealing. It's not even close to bad. There are possibly three players in this new era with a year of solid tour experience and results in the 80s.
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    The truth is, Novak has it all

    Pete himself didn't have the best volleys of his own generation. The posters here repeat talking points, is all that is.
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