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caramba
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Time for another WTA competition! This one is very easy to enter. All you have to do is pick 3 future maiden slam winners (women's singles). Whenever someone gets all of his/her picks right that person has won. There is also an elimination question on when all of your picks will have done this to make sure we don't end up with a tie if more than one person has picked the same three players.
So simply write your picks in the same format I have done here (order does not matter). Please write full names, or at least first letter of first name, to avoid misunderstandings.
1) Simona Halep
2) Eugenie Bouchard
3) Belinda Bencic
Elimination question: September 14th 2019

Deadline for this competition is May 25th 2014 11.00 CET (10.00 UKT), which is when Roland Garros starts. At this time, there is no prizing associated with the contest other than the good feeling associated with achieving victory over other contestants.

If you want me to do the same type of competition for ATP let me know, and if there's enough interest I will consider doing this.
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Report mesmerised May 19, 2014 4:56 PM BST
HalepLaugh
Report mesmerised May 19, 2014 5:02 PM BST
1) Muguruza
2) Madison Keys
3) Kristina Mladenovic
1.Caroline Garcia
2.Sabine Lisicki
3.Belinda Bencic
Report edy May 19, 2014 5:41 PM BST
Halep
Radwanska
Cornet
Report edy May 19, 2014 5:42 PM BST
I mean

Simona Halep
Agnieszka Radwanska
Alizé Cornet
Report edy May 19, 2014 5:44 PM BST
Not that anyone in his right mind would've ever thought I meant that Urszula Radwanska no-hoper.
Report SabineIsGOAT May 19, 2014 5:47 PM BST
Simona Halep
Sabine Lisicki
Eugenie Bouchard
Report aaronh May 19, 2014 9:53 PM BST
Aga
Cibulkova
Bouchard
Report wisewords May 19, 2014 11:28 PM BST
1. Sarita Errani
2. Sloane Stephens
3. Simona Halep
Report DStyle May 20, 2014 9:06 AM BST
Halep
Bencic
Pavlyuchenkova
Report wooky May 20, 2014 2:17 PM BST
1. Halep
2. Halep
3. Halep
Report yyyy May 20, 2014 2:47 PM BST
MArtina Navratilova
Steffi Graff
Monica Seles
Report yyyy May 20, 2014 2:48 PM BST
eliminating question:

2106.
Wink
Report mesmerised May 20, 2014 2:49 PM BST
If Halep ever wins a slam I'll give you all that tipped her a monkey each
Report bb66 May 20, 2014 4:35 PM BST
she has to gain sth for sacrificing her b00bs
Report bb66 May 20, 2014 4:36 PM BST
what about Federer?
Report aaronh May 20, 2014 5:48 PM BST
mesmerised • May 19, 2014 5:02 PM BST
1) Muguruza
2) Madison Keys
3) Kristina Mladenovic


Mes, this is singles only.
Report MK_ May 20, 2014 6:09 PM BST
1. Simona Halep
2. Caroline Garcia
3. Garbine Muguruza

June 9th 2018
Report mesmerised May 20, 2014 6:33 PM BST
I am adding a fourth

Tomljanovic

I have faith in all four aaronWink
Report smb360 May 20, 2014 7:19 PM BST
forum taken down before anyone wins NAP
Report Beaniash May 20, 2014 7:54 PM BST
CAMILA GIORGI
MADISON KEYS
DONNA VEKIC
Report aaronh May 20, 2014 9:11 PM BST

May 20, 2014 -- 6:33PM, mesmerised wrote:


I am adding a fourthTomljanovicI have faith in all four aaron


Kiki1 is an average singles player and future doubles GOAT

Report ;[p May 22, 2014 3:30 AM BST
agnieszka
belinda
ana(konjuh)
Report ;[p May 22, 2014 3:36 AM BST

May 19, 2014 -- 5:44PM, edy wrote:


Not that anyone in his right mind would've ever thought I meant that Urszula Radwanska no-hoper.


that could had been ur ticket to sweeping this competition if u havent corrected urselfPlain

Report caramba May 23, 2014 1:44 PM BST
Just a reminder: it's now a little less than two days until deadline.
Report bb66 May 23, 2014 2:04 PM BST
S. Halep
A. Radwanska
E. Bouchard

maybe even in that order, after US-O 2018
Report edy May 24, 2014 11:07 PM BST
I'd like to change to

Simona Halep
Aga Radwanska
Karolina Wozniacki
Report n88uk May 25, 2014 9:51 AM BST
1) Belinda Bencic
2) Caroline Garcia
3) Donna Vekic

Elimination Q: September 2021.
Report caramba May 25, 2014 10:03 AM BST
This is now closed. Thanks for participating. I will update scores when any picked player wins a slam.
Report bb66 May 25, 2014 10:07 AM BST
so the Elimination question only comes into play when 2 participants picked the same trio? I'm not out of it if one of my 3 players does it after the date I've set?
Report caramba May 25, 2014 10:10 AM BST
bb66 • May 25, 2014 11:07 AM CEST
so the Elimination question only comes into play when 2 participants picked the same trio?

That's correct. From what I can see no one did.
Report mesmerised May 27, 2014 12:45 PM BST
aaronh 20 May 14 17:48 Joined: 18 Sep 09 | Topic/replies: 97,449 | Blogger: aaronh's blog
mesmerised • May 19, 2014 5:02 PM BST
1) Muguruza
2) Madison Keys
3) Kristina Mladenovic

Mes, this is singles only.
Kiki1 is an average singles player and future doubles GOAT




Laugh
Report aaronh May 27, 2014 1:11 PM BST
Cool
Report chelseakai1 May 28, 2014 8:54 PM BST
I was laughed at on this site when I said Bouchard is the next big star of woman's tennis, she's not far off the best in the world now when on her game, lacks the experience and consistency but that will arrive before long, add that to her undoubted ability and will to win and there is the champion in the making.
Report YOMOMMA May 28, 2014 8:56 PM BST
the standard of women's tennis is terrible. they'll be a new player or 2 come along soon and beat all this rubbish up.
Report SIR_Bond May 29, 2014 12:16 PM BST
Simona Halep
Agnieszka Radwanska
Bouchard
Report caramba May 29, 2014 12:20 PM BST

May 29, 2014 -- 12:16PM, SIR_Bond wrote:



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deadline has passed, sir_bond. you're welcome to enter the next one in 2021 Mischief

Report bb66 May 29, 2014 12:20 PM BST
calling others sheepLaugh, too late for a valid entry anyways

would someone like to change to Taylor Townsend now I wonder? Her success really desribes the low of WTA standard atm
Report SIR_Bond May 29, 2014 6:29 PM BST
well you know what

you stick your comp up your arse then Laugh
Report ;[p May 29, 2014 8:57 PM BST

May 29, 2014 -- 12:20PM, bb66 wrote:


calling others sheep, too late for a valid entry anywayswould someone like to change to Taylor Townsend now I wonder? Her success really desribes the low of WTA standard atm


u dont know what u are talking about bb lol thought u were better than standard tennis fan,shame

Report ;[p May 29, 2014 8:59 PM BST

May 29, 2014 -- 6:29PM, SIR_Bond wrote:


well you know whatyou stick your comp up your arse then


i think we should let sir pond to this competition, its not that revealing at this point anyways. lets have vote trough contestants. i say sir pond IN

Report bb66 May 29, 2014 9:11 PM BST
he only copied my pickCry
Report ;[p May 29, 2014 9:20 PM BST
i referred to ur words about tt and wta standard
Report caramba May 29, 2014 11:26 PM BST

May 29, 2014 -- 8:59PM, ;[p wrote:


May 29, 2014 --  6:29PM, SIR_Bond wrote:well you know whatyou stick your comp up your arse theni think we should let sir pond to this competition, its not that revealing at this point anyways. lets have vote trough contestants. i say sir pond IN


dictator caramba says NO.

Report SabineIsGOAT July 4, 2014 10:09 PM BST
all 3 of my picks have made a final now
Report mesmerised July 5, 2014 3:22 AM BST
HypelepMischief
Report bb66 July 5, 2014 8:19 AM BST
Lisicki won't win a slam
Report SabineIsGOAT July 5, 2014 9:53 AM BST
She has as much chance as Radwanska
Report bb66 July 5, 2014 1:26 PM BST
Aga has 3 or 4 chances in a year, Lisicki only 1
Report mesmerised January 24, 2015 12:22 PM GMT
Looks like only two of us choose Keys.
Report yyyy January 24, 2015 1:30 PM GMT
Contest without price?? Never heard of that one.

here's my pick>

1. Ammanmurandova
2. Kimmiko Date Krumm
3. Kudrjavceva Alla
Report bb66 January 24, 2015 2:01 PM GMT
maybe revived Aga gives me a chance still, had lost almost all hopes during 2014
Report wisewords May 28, 2015 3:24 PM BST
ttttttttttttttttttttttttt
Report wisewords September 11, 2015 10:14 PM BST
tttttt
Report caramba September 11, 2015 10:16 PM BST
we'll have a maiden slam winner for the first time since this thread was opened, but no correct pick yet as no-one had Flavia or Roberta.
Report bb66 September 11, 2015 10:20 PM BST
probably none of my 3 picks will ever win one, esp disappointed with Halep this year! Those losses may leave a big knot in her head
Report caramba January 30, 2016 11:15 AM GMT
no-one had Kerber.
Report ;[p January 30, 2016 1:16 PM GMT

May 20, 2014 -- 7:19PM, smb360 wrote:


forum taken down before anyone wins NAP


Looks like every other player on tour will have slam before anyone wins

Report ;[p January 30, 2016 1:18 PM GMT

May 22, 2014 -- 3:30AM, ;[p wrote:


agnieszkabelindaana(konjuh)


Im changing my picks:

Konjuh
Bencic
Potapova

Report n88uk January 30, 2016 1:34 PM GMT
My picks were the worst ever, not even sure what I was thinking.
Report n88uk January 30, 2016 1:35 PM GMT

Jan 30, 2016 -- 1:18PM, ;[p wrote:


May 22, 2014 --  3:30AM, ;[p wrote:agnieszkabelindaana(konjuh)Im changing my picks:KonjuhBencicPotapova


You've given up on Aga Shocked (given your first 2 picks are the same as your original picks).

Report n88uk January 30, 2016 1:38 PM GMT
Just shows how hard this thing is really, and how quickly things move.

Halep and Bouchard were very popular picks at the time.

At this point, looks like we'll have to go some for anybody to get 2, let and out 3.
Report ;[p January 30, 2016 2:14 PM GMT
Didnt gave up aga.just passed crown on pots
Report caramba January 30, 2016 7:51 PM GMT

Jan 30, 2016 -- 1:38PM, n88uk wrote:


Just shows how hard this thing is really, and how quickly things move.Halep and Bouchard were very popular picks at the time.At this point, looks like we'll have to go some for anybody to get 2, let and out 3.


and both made SF and F at the following two slams. I still believe in Simona. Genie not so much, but too early to write her off entirely.

Report n88uk January 31, 2016 3:50 AM GMT
I had my doubts about Simona even when this was done, though for different reasons then, which is why I didn't pick her, but my picks are still a pile of crap.

Either Mesmerised or MK_ have the best picks it looks right now. But like I say I wouldn't be surprised if no-one even gets two correct ever, let and out all 3 (I would be surprised if anyone ever gets 3 correct picks).
Report n88uk January 31, 2016 3:51 AM GMT
In terms of time frame, what's shocking I would say is the lack of Muguruza picks. But this was before the French Open where she demolished Serena. I would say she's the safest pick of anyone now.
Report mnbfrankel February 1, 2016 6:14 PM GMT
Bencic would be the safest bet of these three.
Report mesmerised February 1, 2016 8:33 PM GMT
At the time, seems a lot of people were going for the flavour of the month, Halep and Bouchard.
Halep is still plausible, Bouchard less so, ranking dropped like a bomb.
Report n88uk February 1, 2016 8:49 PM GMT
mnbfrankel • February 1, 2016 6:14 PM GMT
Bencic would be the safest bet of these three.


You can question like I did with Halep when this was made, whether Bencic will just get blasted off the court too much to win a grand slam.

As it is, it's mentally the biggest question mark now over Halep.

mesmerised • February 1, 2016 8:33 PM GMT
At the time, seems a lot of people were going for the flavour of the month, Halep and Bouchard.
Halep is still plausible, Bouchard less so, ranking dropped like a bomb.


There were question marks over Bouchard all along. Bouchard never really beat any elite player. Her best win was Halep in the Wimbledon SF, but Halep was injured. As it was had this been done after Wimbledon though, you would have got an even bigger Bouchard bandwagon.

On Halep, after the French Open (which was just after this) I thought it was pretty much nailed on Halep would win a grand slam. But she's done about as much to convince you otherwise since then. Struggling with the pressure, she's often going out early, and when she goes deep she tends to no post anyway.
Report caramba June 4, 2016 4:11 PM BST
some people picked Garbine:
so score is
1) mesmerised
MK_
3) everyone else
Report aaronh June 4, 2016 4:55 PM BST
some muggy picks in here, meself included
Report mesmerised August 2, 2016 11:13 PM BST
Cool
Report wisewords January 4, 2017 2:03 AM GMT
.
Report ;[p January 18, 2017 1:41 PM GMT

May 28, 2014 -- 8:54PM, chelseakai1 wrote:


I was laughed at on this site when I said Bouchard is the next big star of woman's tennis, she's not far off the best in the world now when on her game, lacks the experience and consistency but that will arrive before long, add that to her undoubted ability and will to win and there is the champion in the making.


classic chelsea bangwagon

Report ;[p January 18, 2017 1:47 PM GMT

Jan 30, 2016 -- 1:18PM, ;[p wrote:


May 22, 2014 --  3:30AM, ;[p wrote:agnieszkabelindaana(konjuh)Im changing my picks:KonjuhBencicPotapova


having some heavy guns hereCool

Report aaronh January 18, 2017 2:26 PM GMT

Jan 18, 2017 -- 1:41PM, ;[p wrote:


May 28, 2014 --  8:54PM, chelseakai1 wrote:I was laughed at on this site when I said Bouchard is the next big star of woman's tennis, she's not far off the best in the world now when on her game, lacks the experience and consistency but that will arrive before long, add that to her undoubted ability and will to win and there is the champion in the making.classic chelsea bangwagon


LaughLaughLaugh

Report ;[p January 18, 2017 3:16 PM GMT
"will to win" Laugh
Report ;[p January 18, 2017 3:17 PM GMT
one would say wantings
Report aaronh January 18, 2017 5:10 PM GMT
Laugh
Report caramba June 10, 2017 4:22 PM BST
no-one had Ostapenko
Report bb66 June 12, 2017 4:19 PM BST
who honestly knew Ostapenko 3 years ago?

Starting to doubt Halep will do it, this was really the biggest chance for her
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