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Re: Which is the more embarrassing H2H, Ferrer/Fed or Roddick/Fed?

Originally Posted by BackhandDTL View Post
Because Andy's played him more, obviously. Do you think Ferrer could improve on his record with Fed if he were given ten more matches? It's doubtful.

The thing people sometimes overlook when considering Andy's record is that most players had a crap awful record against Primerer. The only difference is that Roddick made it to him more. It says something that Miami of this year was the only time they met before a QF.

And consider how he stacked up against Fed in major finals: Agassi, Djokovic, Hewitt, Safin, and Murray have managed to take a grand total of 2 sets in 7 major finals against Federer; Roddick took 4 sets in 4 finals. Only Nadal and Del Po have had better results against Roger in major finals. How many games would Ferrer even manage?

If Andy was a walkover for Fed, a guy like Ferrer is a nap time.
Should that happen, the outcome would be 24-0

Fully agree about the rest

Originally Posted by Tag View Post
have to disagree with you here

ferrer has been consistent across grand slams, won 7 titles this year, and has the most wins after the world no 1 djokovic, this year. if nadal hadn't been so good on the clay, he would be no 4, and deservedly so

you should focus on someone like berdych reaching the top 5 (briefly), because he's done bugger all for 7 out of the last 8 years

if you wanna moan about vultures, talk about tipsarevic or monaco

i prefer del potro to ferrer as you well know, but ferrer has been far and away the better player between the two this year

results don't lie
Berdych has never been ranked in the top 5.

Look at Ferrer's record against the Big 3: Federer's lapdog/slave, Nadal's bitch, Nole's pigeon 2012 is his career year and he still hasn't managed to notch a single victory or win and took a single set against these guys in 8 matches (helped by the wind against Nole in New York), he's a complete non factor in the late stages of big events.
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