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Old 8th June 2009, 23:21   #76
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I agree ... But he did not do that consistently ... Thats why I rate him a bit lower ......
There are too many in between Federer, Agassi and Ivanisevic. I would rate him far lower when compared to many others. In spite of his lethal service, he was able to win only one wimbledon title (i guess he got into the tournament as wild card), this shows how good he is in other aspects of the game.
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Am not sure about the order because Ivanisevic has very limited play (powerful serve and not very reliable volley), where as Agassi is far better and consistent player than Ivanisevic.
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Do you rate Ivanisevic more than Agassi ?? Bit surprising ..
Oh I just love Goran. He's not in the same league as the others, atleast as far as consistency goes. But I still love him. Go go Goran!
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Stefan edberg , Boris becker ,Mc enroe and Ivan Lendl should also find a place in this list IMO.
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I do like him very much but i too don't like when he acts like cry baby so often.In-fact he also made a very strange comment after his Aus open loss.He has at post match presentation,"O'man this (losing to nadal) is killing me."
In fact that's the very fact that has caused Roger to play unlike him in the last 2 years !!!

He is just psychologically defeated by Nadal. It's as if he was so near to go in the history books as one of the best ever and Nadal came along the way and stole his glory. That is what is actually killing him.

But now that he has conquered clay - I am extremely hopeful of seeing a different Roger in the next match he faces with Nadal - most probably the Wimbledon finals!
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Nadal, with his style of play will be fatigued guy well before the end of his career.
It happened with most incredible guys in men's tennis e.g. Jim Courier, Lleyton Hewitt, Thomas Muster, Gustavo Kuerten.

Ultimately it' your body that gives up after few years. You gotta win cheap points thru big serve and short points (Which Sampras won from his big serve'N'volley game).

As great as Nadal is, he cannot match Pete Sampras or even Roger Federer when it comes to total grand slam titles won, when he retires.
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Nadal, with his style of play will be fatigued guy well before the end of his career.
It happened with most incredible guys in men's tennis e.g. Jim Courier, Lleyton Hewitt, Thomas Muster, Gustavo Kuerten.
That's true enough. They were all hard-running, hard-chasing clay court specialists. Courier had a great forehand and Guga had amazing reach. Hewitt just ran everything down like a bloodhound. But then again, Nadal is a lot fitter than even these guys were -- no small feat considering Hewitt is in that list. Also, Andre Agassi played pretty much the same game, and was still on top of his game when he retired.
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Anybody watching the Wimbledon Finals? Another classic, in it's final stages.
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Federer leads 10-9 Final Set.
Damn a classic game.
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Anybody watching the Wimbledon Finals? Another classic, in it's final stages.


I'm watching.
Roddick has come prepared this time.Its final set and Federer is 10-9 up with Roddick serving to level the match.

Federer has to play better than he is playing now to win the match.

Now its 10-10 all.
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Game Roddick.

Federer hasn't broken Roddick's serve yet.
If Roddick can break federer's serve, the game will almost be sealed.
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Damn!! Nobody seems to be in the mood to let it go! It's 10-11 now; Roddick to serve.

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Damn.
Looks like we'll have to wait all night for a result
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Tense situation @ home ... Wifey supporting Federer and I am cheering for Rooddick .. Somebody's heart will be broken for sure ...
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I'm hoping Roddick wins this one man.
He is a really nice player and would love to see him rule the Greens once.

11 sets each. Damn this is interesting

EDIT: 12-11 Federer.

EDIT : 12-12 Already

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I'm hoping Roddick wins this one man.
He is a really nice player and would love to see him rule the Greens once.
I am rooting for Roddick, too. He has improved his game a lot, over the years

12-13, Roddick!

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