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Serena Williams: Disoriented, staggering, retires from WMB doubles.

Posted on 07/01/2014 11:41:59 AM PDT by Toespi

Serena unable to hit balls during warm-up with sister Venus preparing for second round Wimbledon doubles match. She appeared dazed, uncoordinated, eyes squinting and after exam by doctors attempted to play but unable. Pam Shriver alluded to intentional or unintentional drugs.


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1 posted on 07/01/2014 11:41:59 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi
Pam Shriver alluded to intentional or unintentional drugs.

Sadly, my first thought was... drugs.

2 posted on 07/01/2014 11:43:24 AM PDT by Obadiah (None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.)
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To: Toespi

Pretty clearly she was under the influence of some type of drug(s).

Sad to see.


3 posted on 07/01/2014 11:43:38 AM PDT by House Atreides (ANOTHER CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN FOR CHILDERS 2014 .... Don't reward bad GOPe behavior.)
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To: Toespi

Saw that - she was either having some scary neurological issues or was swacked on something.


4 posted on 07/01/2014 11:45:18 AM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: Toespi

Another comment from Shriver was that after talking to her trainer/boyfriend, he said he hasn’t seen Serena in several days, which is very strange.


5 posted on 07/01/2014 11:46:07 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi

Unintentional drugs. Some rival doping her?


6 posted on 07/01/2014 11:47:06 AM PDT by DBrow
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To: Toespi

Does she have any history of drugs? I don’t follow tennis closely but I’ve never seen such reports.Can heat be a factor?


7 posted on 07/01/2014 11:48:12 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Toespi

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/article-2676886/Serena-Williams-hit-virus-forces-retirement-doubles-match-Venus.html


8 posted on 07/01/2014 11:48:32 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Toespi

Link?


9 posted on 07/01/2014 11:49:24 AM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Personally, I think it is very obvious that Serena uses PEDs. Maybe they have finally caught up with her.


10 posted on 07/01/2014 11:50:03 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: Gay State Conservative

“Does she have any history of drugs?”

Well, do you consider steroids drugs?


11 posted on 07/01/2014 11:50:20 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Toespi

I don’t see how it could be much more obvious.


12 posted on 07/01/2014 11:51:05 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Qiviut

It might be a tumor.


13 posted on 07/01/2014 11:51:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Toespi

Wow, just watched it - she was defintely on something..maybe medication.


14 posted on 07/01/2014 11:52:11 AM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Toespi
She appeared dazed, uncoordinated, eyes squinting ....

Those steroids do that after prolonged usage. Just ax Lance Armstrong sista.

15 posted on 07/01/2014 11:52:47 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Obadiah

I thought the same.


16 posted on 07/01/2014 11:52:50 AM PDT by hsmomx3
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To: Boogieman

Without proof,you go straight to the ditch ?


17 posted on 07/01/2014 11:54:18 AM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: MrB

It’s not a Toooo-mah!


18 posted on 07/01/2014 11:55:33 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MrB

IT’S NOT A TUMOR! [/Arnold]


19 posted on 07/01/2014 11:55:50 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Boogieman; Toespi
Personally, I think it is very obvious that Serena uses PEDs. Maybe they have finally caught up with her.

Don't they regularly,and carefully,test for that stuff? Yes,she kinda muscular but then so are female figure skaters.

20 posted on 07/01/2014 11:55:53 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: dfwgator

17 secs, man!


21 posted on 07/01/2014 11:56:15 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Toespi

May be symptoms of the auto-immune disorder she has.


22 posted on 07/01/2014 11:56:40 AM PDT by Busywhiskers ("Once you have wrestled, everything else in life is easy" -Dan Gable)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Supposedly, Serena has dodged testing from time to time. She complains that it interferes with her religious beliefs, as she is a Jehovah Witness


23 posted on 07/01/2014 11:58:22 AM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi

I have never heard of any instance of Ms. Williams testing positive for drugs, PED or otherwise.

She is more than likely suffering from exactly what they have disclosed a viral infection that caused her to be disoriented.

I do not follow tennis and have no personal knowledge of Ms. Williams and her life. To disparage her after decades of top tennis performance is unfair.


24 posted on 07/01/2014 12:02:14 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Toespi

Serena nearly died from a pulmonary embolism not to long ago.
I think she has ongoing respiratory issues that continue to threaten her health and manifest occasionally in some way on the tennis court.


25 posted on 07/01/2014 12:02:41 PM PDT by kruss3
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To: Busywhiskers

I can attest to the Auto Immune disorder as one almost ended my life a couple years ago. It was a very strange feeling. My blood count was below six and settled at 5. The average male has a blood count of 14-16. I was accused of already being dead by more than one doctor yet had been functioning in a more or less normal fashion, though extremely exhausted, for weeks.

They said I must have a very high tolerance for pain. I told them ‘I have been married for close to 15 years, does that count?’


26 posted on 07/01/2014 12:06:02 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Toespi

I hate these fans.

Obviously she got the news that I am not leaving my wife……...


27 posted on 07/01/2014 12:06:05 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Toespi

Not a Serena fan, but....at this stage it would be best to give the girl the benefit of the doubt.


28 posted on 07/01/2014 12:06:16 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Toespi

She didn’t play well in her loss to the French(?) girl the other day.............


29 posted on 07/01/2014 12:07:32 PM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,752 threads and 85,005 replies. ..)
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To: Jim from C-Town

After looking at the ESPN I think it is her sister with the auto-immune problems. They are reporting that Serena is ill with a virus. If so, I give her a lot of credit for giving it a shot because she did not look well at all.

Glad to hear you are functioning well and hope they find a cure for you. In my marriage I think it is my wife who needs a high tolerance for pain.


30 posted on 07/01/2014 12:12:34 PM PDT by Busywhiskers ("Once you have wrestled, everything else in life is easy" -Dan Gable)
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To: advertising guy

I don’t think you need “proof” to state that something seems obvious. I’m not a court or a sports authority, just an observer.


31 posted on 07/01/2014 12:16:03 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Gay State Conservative

“Don’t they regularly,and carefully,test for that stuff?”

So did the Tour de France, the Olympics, and Major League Baseball, and we have already seen how foolproof those testing regimens were.

“Yes,she kinda muscular but then so are female figure skaters.”

Nah, you are talking two completely different kinds of “muscular”. Unless you are referring to the East German female skaters.


32 posted on 07/01/2014 12:17:39 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Obadiah

Could be magnesium or taurine deficiency. Elite athletes that have dropped dead after or before competetion have been documented through autopsy, as being severly defecient. In fact, 60 % or more of Americans are. Intitial symptoms are similar.


33 posted on 07/01/2014 12:19:19 PM PDT by mazz44
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To: Toespi
". She complains that it interferes with her religious beliefs, as she is a Jehovah Witness"

She ain't a very good one.

34 posted on 07/01/2014 12:26:17 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: Busywhiskers

Good news, I am in remission. They pumped me full of massive doses of prednisone steroids, which caused its’ own problems but it cured me.


35 posted on 07/01/2014 12:29:37 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Boogieman

Maybe if you tried blaming this on her having watched a inflammatory video it would gain more traction with those predisposed to issue the well worn ‘benefit of the doubt’ smack if they don’t agree with you.
Hey but don’t blame me if factional lack of rationale (believe) is the key.


36 posted on 07/01/2014 12:32:11 PM PDT by Recompennation (Constitutional protection for all not ju st selectively for Democrats.)
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To: Toespi

Steroid poisoning?


37 posted on 07/01/2014 12:33:49 PM PDT by Lee'sGhost ("Just look at the flowers, Lizzie. Just look at the flowers.")
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To: Toespi

drugs... what a shocker


38 posted on 07/01/2014 12:37:55 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: DBrow

probably means possible side effects from medicine and other stuff??

I dunno


39 posted on 07/01/2014 12:38:43 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Toespi

Jehovah’s Witness

Is she serious? Wearing those itsy bitty clothes in public and all the stuff they have done is not very JW of them.


40 posted on 07/01/2014 12:40:31 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Edward Teach

bump


41 posted on 07/01/2014 12:41:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Recompennation

Is English your second language, by chance?


42 posted on 07/01/2014 12:45:16 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

She must have had one of those pies and cakes with the crack 0bama was joking about.......;^)


43 posted on 07/01/2014 12:50:06 PM PDT by Johnny_cash (10 out of 10 idiots voted for 0Bama!)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Does she have any history of drugs?

Judging by her extremely muscular and amazonian physique, I would say steroid use is definitely in her history.........

When you look at her impressive win history on the womens tennis circuit and compare it to the equal successes of current and past white women who lack Venus's massive musculature, one has to wonder how she would have fared if she had the body size of a normal black or white woman.

44 posted on 07/01/2014 12:55:43 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: Toespi

Well I saw a pic of Serena in some magazine at the doctor’s office the other day and she looked like steroids on steroids.


45 posted on 07/01/2014 1:16:28 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Does she have any history of drugs?

Judging by her extremely muscular and amazonian physique, I would say steroid use is definitely in her history.........

When you look at her impressive win history on the womens tennis circuit and compare it to the equal successes of current and past white women who lack Venus's massive musculature, one has to wonder how she would have fared if she had the body size of a normal black or white woman.


46 posted on 07/01/2014 1:21:10 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: Churchillspirit

In her early, younger career Serena was not as pumped up as she is now. We are to believe that at thirty-two she has developed man arms with protruding veins on each delt and her tennis abilities have morphed into an entirely superior level above any other woman player in history? I would rather give the benefit of the doubt to the opponents she has beaten only because of her artificially enhanced performance.


47 posted on 07/01/2014 1:37:08 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: Toespi

Diabetes would be my second guess.


48 posted on 07/01/2014 2:22:43 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: Toespi
No argument about her overall bulk.

I was referring to her condition on the court today.

49 posted on 07/01/2014 2:54:48 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001 and 9/11/2012: NEVER FORGET.)
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To: Toespi

Decades of steriod abuse takes it toll.
Just ask any East German swimmer still alive to talk.


50 posted on 07/01/2014 4:45:56 PM PDT by ncalburt ( Amnesty-media out in full force)
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