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Community Level 1JetSetter

JetSetter

Williams sisters to contest US Open final?

AdvantagesGreat to watch

DisadvantagesOne of them has to lose

"...four tournaments between them, and serena looked likely to beat hingis for a fifth till she had to retire through injury. On home soil, and with serena as defending champion, i think they stand a pretty good chance. If they get that far, hopefully it will be more of a contest than their wimbledon semi. ..." Read review
25.08.2000

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Community Level 1Mimi

Mimi

IN - SYNC

AdvantagesForehand, groundstroking, Big Serves, Height

DisadvantagesNot enough serve returns

"The sisters were in deed a team. It seemed when one was slacking the other was hitting with a power we can not explain. In an interview, one sister said something like it is hard to beat the both of us, because we always seem to know what the other is going to do. And in a 6-3, 7-6, it definitely demonstrated. Being 18 and 20 the sisters have a lot of years left ahead of them, so anyone wanting to get a title had better do a lot of praying first. ..." Read review
16.07.2000

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Community Level 1Adriano

Adriano

The Winners

AdvantagesA great value for your money, and an experience that you'll always remember.

DisadvantagesThe matches don't last long enough - because they are just simply too good and finish off their opponents very quickly. Also, there will be a lower number of women champions in the next decade as these superstars will dominate the sport.

"The Williams sister's have taken women's tennis to yet another dimension. Well, what can I say about them? What can I think about them? What can anybody say about them? What can anybody think about them? Well to sum it up we can say - "WOW!!!!!!" Yes it is true, the Williams sister's are amazing. They grew up in a really rough area in the USA and have perservered this and have come through from being good and talented youngsters to quality individuals ..." Read review
14.07.2000

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Community Level 4Manu_Patel

Manu_Patel

Powerful sisters

AdvantagesHave powerful serves and groundstrokes and very young. Are the best lady partners in the world.

DisadvantagesNot very good at skillful shots and make errors.

"...is also the better player. Serena is 18 but is still a very good player and one for the future. They communicate very well with each other which you would expect as they are sisters. They both have powerful serves and can serve aces very easily. They also have powerful groundstrokes. Neither their backhand or forehand or that weak. This is were they have a advantage against the other partners. As i can't think of any other partners that can do this, ..." Read review
24.07.2001

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Community Level 4mattmorrison

mattmorrison

Domination in their sights

Advantagespowerful, fit

Disadvantagesprone to injury a bit

"After Venus won the ladies singles title, and probably should have now, with Serena, won the ladies doubles (I'm writing this review while it's on TV downstairs!), I'm wondering whether they will end up dominating the game. I feel that they have already been able to change the face of women's tennis with the incredible physique and skill - and if you ask me, it's for the good. I think that women's tennis becoming more associable with men's tennis ..." Read review
10.07.2000

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Community Level 1ShirleyM

ShirleyM

Awesome!

AdvantagesAthletic ability

DisadvantagesInjuries

"There is only word to describe the Williams sisters victory in the ladies doubles at Wimbledon - awesome! They were superb. Even though they were only seeded eight because they do not play much doubles together they were easily the best pair in the ladies doubles. Both are so strong and athletic that they could dominate ladies doubles for years to come if they decided to play together on a regular basis. In fact they could threaten the title record ..." Read review
12.07.2000

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Community Level 2Nicola7

Nicola7

Williams Sisters To Conquer World

AdvantagesThrilling to watch

DisadvantagesThey never lose-predictable outcome

"Not content with winning the Ladies singles final at Wimbeldon, Venus together with her sister has also won the Ladies Doubles Final. Together they gave a thrilling match in which they won in straight sets. They were unstoppable on their own but together they were a nightmare for their opponents. Everyone was drawn to them because they are so well known and so good. They have won many doubles titles tgether and it seems unlikely that they will be ..." Read review
12.07.2000

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Community Level 1charl169

charl169

Champions for years to come

AdvantagesEnormous reach, total determination and focus

DisadvantagesTendency to serve double faults

"Serena and Venus Williams have both done excellently this Wimbledon championship, with Venus winning the singles, and together winning the doubles. In fact, Serena could have won the singles, I believe, if she had not been knocked out of the semi-finals by her sister. Together, they are practically impossible to beat as they have an amazing reach which means that they can get to practically any ball their opponent wishes to throw at them. This makes ..." Read review
12.07.2000

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Community Level 1willsweet

willsweet

Where there's a WILL(iams) there's a way

AdvantagesGreat play

DisadvantagesNone

"...put behind the fact that Serena lost to her elder sister just a few days ago, and pull together in order to WIN THE ALL ENGLAND CLUB LADIES DOUBLES! And they played superbly. Despite the fantastic Serena's service being broken in the very first game of the match, they pulled it bakc the very next game,a nd went on to win superbly, easily, fantastically, amzingly! I have nothing but respect for these ghetto-bred sisters! GO GO GO WILLIAMS! And their ..." Read review
12.07.2000

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Community Level 1afroboy

afroboy

blooming great

Advantagesgoes to show familys still like each other

Disadvantagesno one had a chance of beatting them

"i can't believe that the only two sisters in the game won everything!they most be the greatest players in the history of the ladies wimbaldon history.fancy wining on there day of independence!to tell you the truth i hate tennis but the way that those two two sisters play is unbievable and has started to make me look twise about tennis.they are a great influence to all tennis stars wonabees.the way that they combine power and stragie into one to completely ..." Read review
13.07.2000

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Community Level 5sid

sid

double act

Advantagesvery powerful

Disadvantagessome stroke play need improving

"With the likes of Davenport, Serena and Venus Williams women’s tennis could be heading towards a completely new era of playing powerful shots, these women will give some men tennis players a good match, they can as hit the ball so hard the opponent hardly sees the ball yet alone play it. The serve is already over 100mph and these players could dominate the future of grass tennis. Venus Williams showed this today against Martina Hingis. These girls ..." Read review
04.07.2000

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Community Level 5sid

sid

sister,sister

Advantagesvery goodddddd

Disadvantagesone lost

"The william sisters will be a class act to follow. they have the physique, the power and skill to dominate tennis for years to come. the likes of Hinghis, have no chance although they have flair, and the skill the game is more and more dominated by power. The William sisters, and Davenport have power, i beleive the next four grandslams will be dominated by these three players. Thier father Richard Williams should be given all the credit for ..." Read review
10.07.2000

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Community Level 1gayle

gayle

Changing It For Good

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"The Williams sisters are the talk of most of the Wimbledon publicity this week. They are changing the game of tennis for women forever. With their powerful strokes and their knowledge of each other's moves have enabled them to reach the final. Their determination and hopes to be the best helped them to battle for a singles final place. They have now put their differences aside to combine a great tennis doubles team for the wimbledon Championship and ..." Read review
10.07.2000

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Community Level 2georgie

georgie

Double Trouble!!!

Advantagespower, speed, never give up

Disadvantagesdon't come to the net often enough

"...the double the power, with Serena able to get to the net and being better than her sister. So lets remember this Wimbledon, as the one in which the Williams Sisters really did play. ..." Read review
08.07.2000

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Community Level 1imogene111

imogene111

Total domination

Advantagesknow their ability

Disadvantagescan lose concentration

"...the two sisters- Venus 20, Serena 18. Venus is ranked fifth in the world and Serena eigth. THeir upper body strength is shown greatly in their fast serves and the plentyful aces. These two will take many a back page in the newspapers ..." Read review
17.07.2000

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