What if Kuznetsova wins the doubles too?

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by luckylooser, Sep 11, 2004.

  1. luckylooser

    luckylooser Guest

    Did anyone achieve this before? I think the chances aren't too bad. If Dementieva didn't walkover from the doubles semis, we might have seen those two facing each other in the doubles final again. That would have been really funny. By the way, I guess Ai Sugiyama must be pretty mad about Dementieva.
  2. Anonymous

    Anonymous Professional

    Jan 21, 2004
    if my doubles partner bailed on me without telling me ide be psised, ide be pissed either way. if i were sugy i would beat the crap out of dementieva
  3. Progressive10s

    Progressive10s Rookie

    Feb 25, 2004

    Sugiyama and Dementieva would not have beaten Ruano-Pascual and Suarez, They are the best doubles team in the world period.
  4. ma2t

    ma2t Rookie

    Feb 20, 2004
    I suspect that they may have had an agreement that if necessary, their doubles would be sacrificed for their singles (for example, if either made the singles final). Even without that, I think Sugiyama would be quite understanding that Dementieva would want her best chance to win her first Grand Slam title in singles (plus a million dollars!). I also think Dementieva's injury played a big part. Without being injured, perhaps she would've played the doubles match.
  5. Ronaldo

    Ronaldo Talk Tennis Guru

    Feb 18, 2004
    Svetlana is not going to forfeit this dubs match. She practiced over 90 minutes BEFORE the final. Had some 3.0 lady serve lollipops to her forehand to practice crushing them.

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