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Re: Raonic: One of the top favorites for first Grand Slam 2012

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Originally Posted by Sophocles View Post
Don't know why he's above Monfils & Dolgo, but fair enough he's above Roddick, Isner, & Fish. Superficially the odds on the youngsters seem short, but that's because the breakthrough triumph of a youngster against the odds is a fairly common story in tennis (Borg, Wilander, Becker, Sampras, Del Potro) - at least as common as the consolation victory of the fading veteran.
Because he has more potential to beat top players with his serve, it's that simple really.
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