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View Poll Results: Why do you hate the WTA?

The amount of chokers/headcases? 88 34.24%
The grunting? 64 24.90%
The amount of slamless #1s? 48 18.68%
The top seeds lose early at all the big events 41 15.95%
Serena's the #1 player 63 24.51%
At least a dozen journeywomen have more #1 wins than the current world #2 43 16.73%
The quality just sucks 120 46.69%
Other reason 26 10.12%
I don't hate it, I'm indifferent 34 13.23%
I don't hate it, in fact I like it. 83 32.30%
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Old 05-10-2010, 06:16 PM   #31
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it's not that bad, WTA works like good sleeping draught
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Old 05-10-2010, 06:26 PM   #32
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LOVE IT.

I love both tours just as much but for different reasons. I like the mens because the overall quality is better. There are generally a lot more rallies and the tennis is much cleaner. Most of my favourites have fun personalities on court and a lot of time it is great to watch. However, there are also many more boring players and I just find that most of the players are like best friends off-court so often we don't get much entertainment outside of the tennis. Also, the matches can often become way too dominated by serve and it just makes me want to jump off the cliff seing all the 6ft6+ players just serving their way into the top 20 and above.

The WTA is completely opposite. The general level of the tour is much lower and it can be awful (although sometimes so bad it is actually enjoyable to watch ) however that's the risk with the flat-ball hitters of the WTA and I find that when they do get it right, the matches are often better than the mens. And the drama (with most girls hating each other) is just unrivalled. Practically no tournament goes by without something happening. For instance the "I'm not Justine" comment by Serena to Jankovic after their match just 3 days ago last week or this classic interview:

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From reading some of the comments in this thread, I think some of you are being perhaps a little too harsh?
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From reading some of the comments in this thread, I think some of you are being perhaps a little too harsh?
Well said young man. I see you are 18 years old and have a good head on your shoulders.

Ultimately this is nothing more than a schoolboy thread.
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I don't hate the WTA.

Even though women's tennis has been boring lately, I actually prefer to watch or follow women's tennis over men.

There is more drama in women's tennis because there are more players that have personalities.

Men's matches can be boring to watch because they don't show as much emotion and there aren't as many rallies.

The points in men's matches are much shorter than in the women's matches.
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Mens quality is better, but the womens drama and personalties are better.
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I don't hate the WTA, I'm just indifferent. Sometimes I like it, sometimes I don't. I do like watching some players, but I don't follow the WTA as closely as I follow the ATP.

But I really hate the grunting by some players. I don't mean normal grunting - the high-pitched screeching and screaming is VERY annoying and doesn't seem natural.

I also don't like a number of players - Serena (definitely), Sharapova (definitely), Henin, Ivanovic, Azarenka, Pennetta, Oudin, Bartoli, Schnyder... usually most of them are on TV ALL THE TIME, so I hardly get to see any WTA players I would want to watch.
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absolute crap, choking errors, terrible matches, weak as fuck 2nd serves, no drama, grunting, boring!!!

apart from kirilenko,sharapova,hantouchova,golovin,ivanovic,w ozniacki(not even on show courts, apart from wozniaki and her matches are shite) the chicks are ugly e.g stosur,williams sisters, henin, kutznetsova etc
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Well said young man. I see you are 18 years old and have a good head on your shoulders.

Ultimately this is nothing more than a schoolboy thread.
except it laurie. We don't like WTA no matter how many "immature" insults you hurl at us. I guess its immature to dislike a lesser version of tennis.
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except it laurie. We don't like WTA no matter how many "immature" insults you hurl at us. I guess its immature to dislike a lesser version of tennis.

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except it laurie. We don't like WTA no matter how many "immature" insults you hurl at us. I guess its immature to dislike a lesser version of tennis.
Its not immature to dislike womens tennis, its immature to be such a cock.
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I don't hate it, but I can't stand watching those who screech, it hurts my ears. The low-pitch men's grunt is much more easier on the ears.
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Mens quality is better, but the womens drama and personalties are better.
This is exactly how I feel as well. That is why I find myself on the women's forum a lot more because the threads are a lot more interesting than the nadal/federer bashing that goes on here.
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Why are the women personalities better? Is it good when Serena constantly disrespects Henin? That's good personality and good for the game?

and drama is just a positive spin on choking. When a player is up 5-0 and suddenly its 5-4, it is "dramatic". I always hear that the drama makes women tennis better. Once again I don't think its very dramatic when players miss routine shots in the middle of long rallies. "Oh which shot will they miss?" Is that the best of WTA drama?
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