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<INSERT NAME> FOR YOUR LOVE FOR TENNIS....

Denaon
11-11-2005, 03:04 PM
Who's the reason that tennis caught your eye?
Which player made you feel Tennis was it all?
Name either 1 female and/or 1 male player.

In my case:

Gabriela Sabatini

Guillermo Perez Roldan and/or Boris Becker

:secret: BTW, have you voted in the polls for our favourite players in 2005??? Check them out in the Polls&Quizzes Forum!!!! :wavey: :D

I hope this topic has not been posted before :o

Nathaliia
11-11-2005, 03:10 PM
Marcelo Rios :worship:

alfonsojose
11-11-2005, 03:14 PM
Martina Hingis and Andre Agassi

enqvistfan
11-11-2005, 03:19 PM
When I was younger : Mats Wilander, he made me discover tennis

For which player I continue to watch tennis nowadays : Fernando Gonzalez
I consider that Thomas Enqvist and Carlos Moya will end very soon their carreer, they made me dream a lot and I enjoyed my time watching them, I planned to stop going to the tournaments after their retirements, but a few months ago, Fernando proved me that it was a bad idea :)

Female player : Gaby Sabatini. I was a huge fan

Denaon
11-11-2005, 03:23 PM
Female player : Gaby Sabatini. I was a huge fan
:worship: You've just gotten a new instant friend :yeah: :lol:

~EMiLiTA~
11-11-2005, 03:24 PM
stefan edberg and then marat safin

ClaycourtaZzZz.
11-11-2005, 03:24 PM
Must have been Guga winning RG in 2001...
I remember my dad watching it, then I watched too:)

enqvistfan
11-11-2005, 03:25 PM
:worship: You've just gotten a new instant friend :yeah: :lol:

One word : beauty
the person, her game and she seemed to be very nice. I got her autograph the last years of her carreer :)

cobalt60
11-11-2005, 03:25 PM
Laver/Rosewall
Goolagong

Castafiore
11-11-2005, 03:28 PM
John MacEnroe :)

Corinna
11-11-2005, 03:28 PM
Juan Carlos Ferrero :drool:

Clara Bow
11-11-2005, 03:31 PM
I first started watching tennis in pre-school/kindergarten with Borg and Johnny Mac.

Then I loved to watch (and had huge crushes on) Edberg and Wilander. :inlove:

Watching Becker win his first Wimbledon was exciting and really made me focus more and more on the wide array of players in tennis and not just focusing on one or two.

My favorite female players were Gaby, Graf (first tennis superstar that I saw live- at the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, SC) and Seles.

*Ljubica*
11-11-2005, 03:55 PM
Gabriela Sabatini
Guillermo Vilas

freesbee
11-11-2005, 04:16 PM
Kim Clijsters
Goran Ivanisevic

CooCooCachoo
11-11-2005, 04:17 PM
Martina Hingis & Jan Siemerink

Carlita
11-11-2005, 04:19 PM
Stefan Edberg:worship: (my alltime fav)

Gabriela Sabatini :worship:

*Denaon, me thinks Gaby should make a return in your av :)*

Labamba
11-11-2005, 04:21 PM
Thomas Muster & Jarkko Nieminen

Angle Queen
11-11-2005, 04:28 PM
Borg

And Hewitt made me bjorn again. ;)

savesthedizzle
11-11-2005, 04:33 PM
Sampras

Denaon
11-11-2005, 04:45 PM
Stefan Edberg:worship: (my alltime fav)

Gabriela Sabatini :worship:

*Denaon, me thinks Gaby should make a return in your av :)*
She will, sooner or later.... :yeah: But I gotta find one pic that I really want to use as an avie ;)

Now, Lady_Carlita, Clara Bow, Rosie and enqvistfan.......if I were multimillionare I would give you each $1 million for naming Gaby :hearts:, but i'm not so I just give you :kiss: :kiss: :hug: :smooch:

Sandra
11-11-2005, 04:48 PM
Marat Safin :woship:

Sommarsverige
11-11-2005, 04:53 PM
Definitely Stefan Edberg :yeah:

ReturnWinner
11-11-2005, 05:07 PM
Guga Kuerten

Scarlett
11-11-2005, 05:15 PM
Boris :D

lorenz
11-11-2005, 05:31 PM
Gabriela Sabatini
Guillermo Vilas
David Nalbandian

jtipson
11-11-2005, 05:31 PM
70s Bjorn
80s Boris
90s Bored
00s Roger

Angle Queen
11-11-2005, 05:35 PM
70s Bjorn
80s Boris
90s Bored
00s Roger:haha: :haha:

El Legenda
11-11-2005, 05:45 PM
:drool: Ana Ivanovic :drool:

PaulieM
11-11-2005, 06:52 PM
Goran Ivanisevic- he was just too crazy, i couldn't help but love him :hearts:
who got me obsessed? federer i guess

BATES
11-11-2005, 07:00 PM
I started loving tennis 4 years ago thanks to
2002 Guillermo Cañas
Then he got injured and my actual idol replaced him
Guille 'El mago' Coria

Regenbogen
11-11-2005, 07:32 PM
sampras. :worship:

NicoFan
11-11-2005, 08:18 PM
Johnny Mac.

In the 90s, I was so bored with the players (not naming them) that I almost stopped watching.

Then Guga came along, and my love for the game came back and with it a love for the clay court players.

Björki
11-11-2005, 08:24 PM
Stefan Edberg :worship:

*Viva Chile*
11-11-2005, 11:48 PM
:worship: Steffi Graff and Boris Becker when I was child
then Marcelo Rios and Martina Hingis
and now Marat Safin and Kim Clijsters :worship:

Phunkadelicious
11-11-2005, 11:53 PM
it was the agassi sampras rivalry for me :)
also Michael Chang and Stefan Edberg
oh and Steffi Graf :worship:
and Kamiko Date

mallorn
11-11-2005, 11:54 PM
Goran Ivanisevic definitely caught my eye, he is one of a kind (although he said there were three of him, lol).
In women's game, Martina Hingis :worship:

siobhan
11-11-2005, 11:58 PM
Stefan Edberg/Boris Becker and Steffi Graf/Gabriela Sabatini.
And then Juan Carlos Ferrero for my comeback.

Mechlan
11-12-2005, 12:02 AM
Stefan Edberg and Steffi Graf.

SaFed2005
11-12-2005, 12:04 AM
I just recently started following tennis on a regular basis...

So,

Roger Federer
Andre Agassi

Jennay
11-12-2005, 12:24 AM
Ferrero :hug:

hitchhiker
11-12-2005, 12:25 AM
don budge. back in the 30s when i was getting bored with tennis due to being middle aged.

Seleshfan
11-12-2005, 12:39 AM
Seles/Courier

Sjengster
11-12-2005, 12:40 AM
don budge. back in the 30s when i was getting bored with tennis due to being middle aged.

Pah! Spencer Gore was my first tennistic love.

artlinkletter
11-12-2005, 12:44 AM
The first match I had seen in full was the Federer/Sampras 2001 Wimbledon match. (I was 14) Before then, I thought tennis was boring. Boy was I wrong. So I guess Federer got me hooked, and keeps me hooked. Safin also plays a big role now.

prima donna
11-12-2005, 01:31 AM
Martina Nav. and following closely behind Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario (though for more superficial reasons than tennis related :angel: )

NYCtennisfan
11-12-2005, 02:11 AM
At first JMac when I was first starting to get to a competitive stage of playing. His genius was unmistakeable.

Then Becker in the mid-80's an now Federer for his beautiful game.

Carlita
11-12-2005, 08:48 AM
She will, sooner or later.... :yeah: But I gotta find one pic that I really want to use as an avie ;)

Now, Lady_Carlita, Clara Bow, Rosie and enqvistfan.......if I were multimillionare I would give you each $1 million for naming Gaby :hearts:, but i'm not so I just give you :kiss: :kiss: :hug: :smooch:thanks hun :hug: :kiss: back at ya! ;) Well, Gaby was the only one I liked to watch....I'm no WTA fan..... but she's cool! Still is!! I even wear her perfumes :lol: :yeah:

jenanun
11-12-2005, 09:24 AM
stefan edberg

breakingthehabit
11-12-2005, 09:49 AM
Marat Safin
Kim clijsters

delsa
11-12-2005, 09:58 AM
Not for my current love of tennis but for my discovering and starting to love tennis:

http://img480.imageshack.us/img480/5403/yannicknoah26mattsvillander6mf.jpg

1. YANNICK NOAH

2. MATS WILANDER

I wasn't born in their era but my father made me watch tapes of their matches etc...

kali_puerta_fan
11-12-2005, 10:30 AM
well..the match was Pete Sampras/Andre Agassi Us open final; the player was Pete Sampras...
And now...I am a huge fan of Mariano Puerta&Marat Safin

The girl: Seles and now Kim Cljsters

disturb3d
11-12-2005, 10:54 AM
At first JMac when I was first starting to get to a competitive stage of playing. His genius was unmistakeable.

Then Becker in the mid-80's an now Federer for his beautiful game.How old are you, 75?

DhammaTiger
11-12-2005, 12:48 PM
Guillermo Vilas and Yvonne Goolagong.
Later on Mats Wilander, and Gabriela Sabatini who along with Martina Hingis were the most elegant female players with a most engaging smile.

Sinerra
11-12-2005, 02:43 PM
Carlos Moya

Peta Pan
11-12-2005, 04:25 PM
ATP: Stefan Edberg made me take notice...
then after he retired I became a big fan of Bjorkman and Kafelnikov

WTA: Anke Huber and Conchita Martinez

pommyNT
11-12-2005, 07:23 PM
SWEET PETE!

star
11-12-2005, 07:26 PM
Bjorn Borg. :) :)

And also Arthur Ashe.

JuchuPati
11-12-2005, 07:27 PM
I guess Arancha Sánchez Vicario

and many more later ;)

MisterQ
11-12-2005, 07:38 PM
As a kid, I was interested in McEnroe and Navratilova, and later Seles.

But it was Agassi who led to my full-fledged tennis addiction. ;)

Sparko1030
11-12-2005, 07:47 PM
Nicolas Massu :worship:

Iza
11-12-2005, 08:14 PM
Amelie Mauresmo :worship:

Kristen
11-13-2005, 07:11 AM
Jonas was the one who brought me to tennis, by his impersonations during a rain delay on tv one year :lol: Before this time, I loathed the sport, thought it was sooo boring without even giving it a chance ;) I saw him a couple of years after this, in DC, and it pretty much cemented my love for tennis/swedes.

Jurgen Melzer is my heir to the throne. Watching him play, how pumped up he can get (he can also be reasonably boring) and his attitude generally impressed me. It's hard to explain what I like about him. The whole package I suppose. There are so many people out there who dislike him or his game, and many who don't even know (of) the guy.

I don't believe in the WTA so this will have to do ;)

Ferrero Forever
11-13-2005, 08:18 AM
Lindsay Davenport

*Viva Chile*
11-13-2005, 08:31 AM
Lindsay Davenport
and JCF?????? :eek:

donna karen
11-13-2005, 03:44 PM
JCF(BECAUSE OF HIS LEGS) AND SAFIN

hitchhiker
11-13-2005, 03:46 PM
turkish prison camp

Eléa
11-13-2005, 06:57 PM
Marcelo Rios made me love tennis :worship: then Gaston Gaudio made me stay after his retirement :rolleyes:

drf716
11-14-2005, 03:50 AM
Who's the reason that tennis caught your eye? YEVGENY KAFELNIKOV
Which player made you feel Tennis was it all? MARAT SAFIN

GonzoFan
11-14-2005, 06:46 AM
The first player that I started watching play was Andre Agassi and I grew up watching Marcelo Rios but the player that makes me feel tennis is it all is : Fernando Gonzalez :worship:

female: Kim Clijsters

Guybrush
11-14-2005, 09:12 AM
Goran Ivanisevic! :worship: :worship: :worship:

mandoura
11-14-2005, 11:38 AM
Who's the reason that tennis caught your eye?
Ismail El Shafei, Egyptian player.

Then, Ilie Nastase/Chris Evert.

Which player made you feel Tennis was it all?

Many but now: Federer.

ClaycourtaZzZz.
11-14-2005, 02:26 PM
turkish prison camp
:haha::haha: