Henin withdraws from Wimby. TeamRussia "Ova" all?

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by Camilio Pascual, Jun 8, 2004.

  1. Camilio Pascual

    Camilio Pascual Hall of Fame

    Feb 11, 2004
    Henin will be out for a month, at least.
    Current WTA Top Ten standings, points/# of players:
    TeamBelgium - 10,860/2
    TeamRussia - 8,923/3
    TeamUSA - 8,373/3
    Serena is right there at #11. After quite a few years of overwhelming dominance by the USA and the Belgian Interlude, it looks as if TeamRussia is positioning itself for dominance. Do you think TeamRussia has the guns to stave off the Williams sisters on the fast surfaces, where will these groups be by the time of the US Open? Or, has TeamRussia peaked?
  2. Kevin Patrick

    Kevin Patrick Hall of Fame

    Feb 11, 2004
    Looks like the sisters will be seeded 1 & 2 at Wimbledon(though they're ranked 9 & 11)
    Team Russia will only thrive when better players are indifferent or injured (like last week)Honestly, nothing impresses me about them. We could be entering the Johannson/Costa period of women's tennis.
  3. AAAA

    AAAA Hall of Fame

    Feb 20, 2004
    Since rallies are usually shorter on grass the bigger hitters will gain an advantage since the points will usually be over before shot reliability becomes a factor. A few big heavy shots should be enough to win most points or set up an easy winner.

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